Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, November 20, 1866, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated November 20, 1866 Page 1
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DAILY PRESS. MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 1866. Terms Eight Dollars per annum, in advance. IHK PORTLAND DAILY PU'ESS D pubh>h d every day, t&MiUav exceptul.» m tfo. 1 Printers* xeliangc, Commercial Street, Portland' by W. a. xosteu, Proprietor. I erais : —Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PH ESS, Is pubUBidat Be ameplaee every Thai si ay moralng at a ve», nvariably in advance. KATES OF AdVKBTIsUHI.—(3lie iltcii «»l vpauc, il» eugth ol column, constitutes i ’ square. *1.50 per square daily ilm week ; 75 coats per week alter; throe insertion*, or less, $l.o|; cow-unl ng every other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, throe insertions or less. 75 cenlf S one week, #100; 50 cents per week alter. Under head of “AMirsjcMJBNrs,” #2.00 uer square per week; three insertions or leas, $1. 50. Special Notices,$1.25 per square ior the first in sertion, and 25 cents pel square for each subsequent n serf-ton. Advertisementh inserted in the “Maine State Press”(which lias a large circulation in every par of the Siateifor #1.00 per square lor first insertion* und 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. ENTERTAIN 3VIENTS. IP. Y. -Mi, (£.* jA. COURSE LECTURES SECOND LECTURE BY HON. A. H. Bullock, Governor of Mass., ON Monday Evening, Nov. 26th, —IN THE— STATE STREET CHURCH. S^p-Subject ** The five historic Periods of America* * Music appropriate to the place and occasion previ ous to the lecture. The pews on one side of the church reserved until 7j o’clock for season ticket holders. Season tickets, *150; Evening tickets, 25 cents; to be had at H. Packard's, corner of Congress and Oak streets; Short & Lorm^, corner Free and CeDter streets; Carter & Dresser’s, Fere strec:, foot of Ex change, and at the door. t * Doors open at 6$ o’clock. Lecture 7* o’clock. nov20dlw Theatre, - Deering Hall. Bidwell Ac ISrowue, LeaiecH Ac illnunccrs. ©. E. Wilson, - * Stage Manager. Three Glorious Pieces ! TUESDAY EVENING, November ilOth, UNIONIST DAUGHTER l Or, Tree I^ove Never did Baa Smooth ! To be followed by the Drama entitled the YANK EE IN HUNGARY! Or, THE LOST HEIR I To conclude with the YANKEE DUELLIST l jy See programmes. nov20 It WANTED. Wanted, A TENEMENT of three or four rooms for a small family, for which a liberal rent will be paid. Sat isfactory references given. Address S., Box 2214, Portland f. O. noHdlw* Flour Barrels Wanted. WE Will pay 30 cents eacli for first class’Fiour Barrels suitable for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., liov 13dtf 139 (Commercial street. Wattled. ■i AA BUSHELS good Pumpkin Seeds by JL yJ\J KENDALL & WHITNEY. Nov 13—dim Agents Wanted. the Gold Medal Sewius ilfschiarN, In every City and County in the Uuion. The least complicated two- hrea i machine in the world. Address A. F. JOHNSON & CO. Nov, 6 lmd 334 'Washington St. Boston, Mass. Boys Wanted. TWO active, intelligent American Boy*. Apply immediately to oe30(1 tf CHARLES CUSTIS & OO. Wanted Immediately. A Good American, Nova Scotia and Irish _L V/ V_/ Girls to do housework, cook, in pri vate families and hotels iu this city and country, sllW&f feiW A % Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, af we will supply them free of charge. Address or apply at the General Agency Employment Office, 3514 Congress Street, up stairs. COX & POWARS. eopt26dtt late WHITNEY & CO. Agen ts Wanted ! TOB VT.-A2ZR. IiOCRE’8 “ Women of the War WOKBEEFULLY POPULAR ! SO popular has It already become, (not one month yet since its first issue) that hundreds of people are writing for it from all sections of the country. From one City alone, 172 persons have written for this Work,—could not wait for Agents. Four of Adams’ large size Presses are running on tliis Book, and the demand exceeds our supply. Ex perienced Agents and others, who possess intelli gence, energy, and perseverance, ana wane Profita ble Employment, will find by engaging in the sale of this Book, all they desire. Many now in the field are meeting with astonishing success. For full particulars send for circular. C. A. CHAPIN, Room 9, 21$ Free Street, Portland. rov 13 d&wtf LOST AMD FOUND. Lost! ON Lafayette Street, near or in the Bake House, i» Wallet, containing about $50 in money, and papers of no value except to the owner. The tinder will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at the Press Office, or at the Barracks on Washington Street. No. 246. WIT .LIAM HICKS, nov 17 d3t. OWNERS WANTED! WANTED, OWNERS for the following articles at POLICE OFFICE: Bureau, Bedstead, Tables, Sextant, Charts, Beds anti Bedding; Ladies Wearing Apparel, Dishes, &c., lost in the late tire. nol6d2w ... ■■ i mi BOARD AND ROOMS. Board. . A FEW persons can be accommodated with pleas ant rooms and board in a small family at 31 Free street. References required. nol'Jdlw* Board. A GENTLEMAN ami wife can have very pleasant ./Yrooms, with board in the upper part of the city, it applied for immediately. Address “Board, P. O. Box 2079.*’ nolGdlw TO LET. NTTITHOUT Beard, a pleasant front room fum VV iahed, in the Western part of the City, to one or two single gentlemen. Address Box 42 Post Of fice, Porllaud. nov 16 ti* FURNITURE —AT— REDUCED PRICES FOE THE NEXT SIXTY BAYS The undersigned will sell from their extensive stock Furniture CREATLY REDUCED RATES —FOR— - CASH. George 1. Burroughs & Co. octJMtf »ns('i’Li.Ai»rom Furs ! Furs ! Furs ! Tlic subscriber s, luiportnx aud Dealers* iu RICH FUR GOODS invite the attention of pmchwera to their beautiful nar. n?-I^V,0.ck' Bnw nl>en,,;i’' consists in part ot elegant sets of RUSSIAN, HUDSON BAY , and AMERICAN S ABLE, delicate and nicely finished acts of ERMINE, ASTRACHAN, GREBE (bird) and SQUIRREL ! SUPERB CLOAKS AND CAPES A**m^i<A_0F7s oAN American Sable & Squirrel t Children's Setts —IN— ‘ Krinuner, Chinchilla, Squirrel, Mock Ermine, Imitation Squir rel and English Coney. i Also novel, desirable and useful article*, including LADIES* HOODS. Neck Ties, Writers, Skating Caps, GLOVES, CANADIAN MUFFS, Ac., %£ SLEIGHING ROBES! in great variety, comprising Bearer, Arctic Fen, Bear, Hndsoa Bay and Prairie Wolf, Tiger, Heart, At. LA. 3? HOBBS In new and beautiful designs. Gents’ Far Caps, Collars k Gloves! The above named goods are entirely NEW AND FRESH, §ome ot which are or their own importation, and all selected with great care, and made up in the most skillful and perfect manner, with reference io the lat est and most fashionable styles. Old Purs Mada Over or Exchanged. A full assortment of Hats and Caps always on hand, including the celebrated DUNLAP SILK HAT for Young Men; also CANES AND UMBRELLAS * ‘in every qualify and design. Ail goods aoldJbV this firm Die* war***! Vrery partfcuW D. I*. DAME & CO., 223 WASHINGTON ST., (OPPOSITE FRANKLIN ST.,) BOSTON. DANL. P. DAME. REUBEN KENT. novlTeodlw JOHK T. SMALL A CO., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN Salt Provisions, Groceries, —AND— « COUNTRY PBOD^Cp, NO. 19 LIME 9T!MT. Higiicsi £a«b Prices Paid for Country Produce* Oonsignmen'B will rec ivt Prompt Atteution. We take pleasure in Informing the trade that we have resumed business at Store No. 12 Limo street, where wo should be pleased to receive customers to any goods in our line. We offer goods at the LOWEST MARKET PRICES) and shall constantly endeavor to make it the interest of customers to purchase of us. JOHN T. SMALL & CO. Portland, Oct. 25,1866. octSOdlm $100. $100 WAR CLAIM OFFICE. Patterson & Chadbourne. Morton Block) 2 doors above Preble House. rpiLE new Bounties, under the law approved Julj 1 28th, 186»», Increase of Pensions, Arrears of Pay Prize Money, and all other claims against the Gov ernment, collected at shorUioticc. The necessary blanks have been received, and claim ants should tile their claims promptly. Frank G. Patterson, late Lieut. 5th. Me. Vols Paul Chadbournf, late Mnj. 1st Me. Cav. Oct 10-dtfn _ Sale of Forfeited Goods. Collector's Office, i Disteict of Portland and Falmouth. [ Portland. Nov. 1,18C6 ) fllHE Allowing described merchandise baring been X forfeited for violation of the Bevenne Laws oi the United States, public nolieg of said seizures hav ing been given and no claim to said goods hnvinajBocu made, they will be sold at .public auction, at theTwice of the U. S. Appraiser’s, XJ8 Fore Btreet, on Tuesday, November 20th, 18GG, at 11 o’clock A. M., to wit: Seven Casks Spirits, and one case containing elev en Bottles Gin; 1 Box of Cutlery and Needles. Israel Washburn jr. Nov 1,8,15,and 20_Collector. Northern Pacific Railroad. THE Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, will be held at No. 5 State Street, Boston, on iUonday, the third day of December, 1866, At twelve o’clock noon, for the transaction of such business as mav logallv come before them. By order of the President. HAMILTON A. HILL, Secretary. Boston, Nov. 8,18GG. nol3dlaw4w AMERICAN LLOYDS! rpHE undersigned hereby give notice that he lias i hocn appointed Agent of American LloydB for file State of Maine, and is prepared to inspect vessels of all sizes in course of construction and report the same for claseilication. Ship builders anil owners would therefore confer a fhvor by sending me early notice of the vowels tiiey arc building far which a < lass is desired. * WILLIAM KOGEK8, Inspector. Bath, Me., Nov. 16, If66. _ novI9dliu*_ Oak Plank-Locust Treenails, 2, 2 1-2 and 3 iucll W. O. Plank, 14 inch liociwt Trrcunil*, lor sale by W W. BROWN, nov!9d3t* Brown’s Wharf. Kimball & Prince, Dontistw. No. ll Clapp's Block, Congress Street, Oppooilr Old City llnll, PORTLAND. MAINE. C. Kimball, D. D. S. oclOcodtf Fred A. Prince. Wanted. Ten Good ISfiok layers wanted Immediately at Cumberland Mills. GKO. W. HAMMOND, Agent. Cnm. Mills, Not 17,1R<0. nolOMdtf For Sale Cheap. FrVK Black Walnut SHOW CASES, 9 fuel long each, and one counting-room Peek, a very nice 0Jle- r. ING K.UIAM. Yarmouth, Nov. 19,ISM. _14 5 jy ’Every style of Job work neatly executed at this office, Ivcw AB^HTHBMKXTS. Ml Mill All BATHS AT HOME. »VHPiP*iAiuKl:n UHliUMATIVII L'lJBEB EK(!l>TIONS <j.t Ihi FACE ( I'BKl) KCBAPI'I.A cubed BV TREATMENT WEjpH MINERAL WATERS. # Do away With ah 'your Yafictis and often perni cious drugs and quack medicine:?, an.i use a lew baths prepare:! with (( STRUM ATI C SALTS!” These SALTS are made the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Welt of the PcniTa Sait Man factoring Co., in Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always‘juilioie.n for a bull. Di rgrtiewMiK) aiUaJWld. • ‘ INTERNALLY USE “Strumatlc Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one audit liali pinig. One siurti iont for » day’s Use. flrSokl by Druggists generally. a°^i5iSuite Bt > Beaton; JfeynoMs, Pratt * Cb, No. 106 Fulton at., New York, Wholesale Agents. ^ _____ no^Qaisieftg&vly Caution. Yd EORUE 8-AMTSON and O. H. DAVENPORT,1 y wno, previous to January I, fiSn, carried on the! Directory i’uUli.-l.inc! Bnsinoas fur nearly ten years as pannore ot the ta'e George Aduu(, uudcr tho'atyle ot Adams, Sami scai & Co., have sluce the above 'elate, and will in future, conrinuc the some under the slylo ol Sampson, Davenport & Co. As other parties aro! now ganvassir.g in various plicuator Directories, leav ing the lmpr. ssion that they are our euccesaora or agents, we hereby caution the business community against doir.g business with them on our account. To protect our Boston and New England Direotoiv patrons and the public generally from tlie many im positions practised upon them, we shall hereafter in var ably provide all persons with certificates of author ity ''ho are authorized to act as agents f r tlie vaii us Directories issued from this office. Our Massachusetts Directory and Register, now being canvassed for. wi ! be issued in January, 13CT. We have not, at'ptCs’rm, any agents out on oui New England Directory. SAMPSON, DAVENPORT Sr CO., " Directory Publishers, 41 Congress St., Boston, Mass. Nofv 2n_d.'it “ini! PEN US MIOBTIER THAN THE gUOHD.a TUe (laid Pen—Bastr tuitl Cl.eapa. t of Pin’. Morton’s Gold Pens! Tlie Best Pens in tlie World ! For sain at his Headquarters, No 25 Maiden Dane, New York, and by every dttly-aiqiointed Agent at the same prices. 5T“ A Catalogue, with full description of Sizes and Prices, sent on receipt ot letter postage. __ no2«d&wCm A. MORTON. M. C. M. A. SPECIAL MEETING. A SPECIAi. MEETING of tlie MAINE CHARI ■PV TABLE JIECHAN10A3SSOC1ATION will be hcHdn Mecli.uths' Hall, on TITPifSDAY EVEN ING, Nov. 22d, at 7' o’clock. A full attendance is requested os matters pertain ing to the sale of the Hall will be considered. Per order, STEPHEN MARSH, nov20dtd_ Secretary. 17th Maine Kvgiment Association. There will bo a meeting of the mb Maihe Reri ment Association at OLD CITY HAI,!,, On Wcducsdny Evening, Nev, 21st. at 8 o’clock. A full attendance is requested. Per order, C. W. ROBERTS, Portland, Nov. lft.—2t Secretary, W» PATTEN A CO., Auctioneers, IMuwii Street. I The Sale of Linens,Woolens,Shawls and Dress Goods, "1X7’ILL open TUESDAY", at 3 P, M., and continue T ▼ forenoon and afterno ,11 throughout tlio weok, Goods after Tuesday, will be sold at private sale, at average auction prices. If parties will attend tliis sale they will be 9 urc to 1 urchasc, H3 every lot must be sold! r.o20dtd H J i M O V A T-f ! imiiN DAY, the Ifttli instant, the SPAN ISH COSNU1ATE is removed to No. SO Fxclsan^e Street. Hov 20—dlt* Board Wanted. BY a gentleman and hiawife; private family pre ferred. References given and required, Address A. B. \V., Portland P. O. n<»20dlw* Found AT Western Depot., a small package of money which tlie owner can have by applying <0 nol’Odlw A. KEITH, 13" Free street. Tiie L ist New Project.—The New York Evening Post, referring to the general amnesty and impartial suffrage project, now so much discussed, expresses the opinion that if such a project had Mr. Johnson’s countenance, and was urged by him, it would probably ire receiv ed with favor by the mass of the Southern peo ple, Tiie Post continues: \Ye think it right to add that our own pri vate information is to the effect that the Presi dent does not at this time favor the project, though we are told that he listens to argu ments for it. In anything that is done cart must ‘lie taken that we get the condition. Wo hive -noticed that one or two journal), iu thaiiveal for this method of reconstrbction, have advocated tire release of Mr. Davis, in the belief that if we are trustful and generous, we shall get in re turn what is desired. We do not favor any confidence in such a matter. If a practicable scheme of exchanging amnesty for suffrage can be contrived, and if both parties are w.l ling to agree upon such an exchange, it is no doubt the simplest method of reconstruction.— But we oughi not to give without being sure, that we shall get. As the poople have in the recent elections declared that Congress shall demand “conditions precedc.nt”of the Southern states, it is only fair and proper that the declara tion of general suffrage should be precedent— should precede the. declaration of general am nesty, and not follow it. The Fire at Sarnia.—No particulars of the fire of the sheds of the Grand Trunk Railway at Sarnia, up to last evening. As the wires were out of order Saturday nothing could he received. We are informed by Mr. Portcous, the Freight Agent iu this city, that in answer to a dispatch scut by him on Saturday, be re ceived a reply yesterday stating that their fears were realized and that particulars of the fire had been lorwarded to tiie Superintendent of the Western Division. From this, ami from the fact that Messrs. Bradley, Coolidge & Rog ers had received a dispatch stating that their flour was safe, Mr. Portcous is of opinion that no freight for Portland or for tiie Eastward was destroyed, but that the fire occurred in those sheds in which was storod the freight boned to Chicago, Milwaukee and the West. We hope it may turn out so, and that the circumstances of the case may soon he known in order that the anxiety of our merchants may be relieved The Queen of Spain hissed at the Thea tre.—It is customary in Madrid to receive the Queen with applause when she makes her ap pearance in her box at the Theatre, whilst tiie orchestra plays tiie royal march. When a few evenings ago this air was being played, the au dience manifested their disapproval, and in the end began to hiss, upon which the Queen rose and quitted the theatre. Tfiis may hasten the execution of the coup (Vetat project of which we spoke yesterday, and of which the correspondent of the Oowrriev de Bayonne, who will not be suspected of connivance with the opposition, confirms the existence in the following terms: Marshal Narvaez has adopt ed a scries of measures which, according to information we have received, may he regard ed as the prelude of a coup d'etat' whioti lias b. en silently prepared liy the set who sur rounded the Queen." —Some men (says Hawthorne)liayo no right to perform great deeds, or think high thoughts; and when they do so. it is a kind of humbug.— They had better keep within their own propri ty- ___ Bu^iur^ IVoliccs. Flashing in the pearly sheen, From the glorious coratyiiui, See those teeth untarnished! White alike, the back .and front, Yes, by the fragrant Sozodont, May beauty’s mouth be garnished! Brown’s Bronchial Troches.—“ Your Troches are too well and favorably known to need commcnda tion’ l»on. Ciias. A. Phelps, Pres. Mass. Senate, “My comm initiation wit h the world has been very ! much enlarged by thp Lozenge which I now carry al- i wa> s in my pocket; that trouble in my throat (for | vhioh fhc Troches are a specific) having made mo , often a more whisperer, N. P. Willis LATEST NEWS BY TEI.EGKAI'H TO THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. ■ UMH Tuesday Morning’, November 20, 1866. The Political Cauldron at Wash ington. Rumors of a Coup D’Etat by the President. Erlbitr lo Induce tbe President to Ignore Congress and Make Terras with the South. Mis. JOHNSON NTILL WINES THAN THE PEOPLE. Combination to Urge Amnesty find Impartial Suff rage. New 1'obk, Nov. 17. The morning papers have the following spec I lals relative to the President: The Herald says, in view of the recent con sultation between the President and leading men in Washington, it is confidently believed that the former is on the eve of a grand coup d'clat, which will gratify his friends and bewil der his enemies. There is certainly an earnest desire on both sides to compromise the difficul ties which obstruct the speedy readmission of the Southern States. The Tribune says Chief Justice Chase’s first interview with the President was merely to give the latter some opinions in judicial mat ters. The second interview was merely a friendly one, and Judge Chase took occasion to advise Mr. Johnson to depart from his present policy and urge the Southern Legislatures to adopt the Constitutional Amendment as a fin al settlement of present difficulties; that in case they objected to the second and third clau ses of the amendment, to compromise by sub srituting universal amnesty and impartial suf frage. Not only has Judge Chase urged this course on the President, but so also hare sev eral prominent men of his own party, both from the North and South. Clement C. Clay is among the latter. Whether the arguments and facts on which they are based will change the course of the President, remains to be seen. A couple of Democratic Congressmen, who have lately conversed with Mr. Johnson, state that he has no idea of altering his present policy, and claim that the election had no ef fect except to make him more determined in his old plan. They claimKwith what truth is uncertain, that he insists that the people wdfre hoodwinked and deluded, and will soon be'frn to see their mistake and ad .pt his views. The Times says Mr. Johnson has not indi cated his purpose relative to the amnesty-suf frage plan, though the geufclemen who advocate the proposition represent that the President has given them encouragement to expect that lie will adopt their suggestions. Several news paper correspondents have endeavored to cre ate doubts of the existence of such a combina tion of leading men for the purpose of induc ing the President to accept the proposition and advise the Southern people. I am enabled to say, from personal knowledge, that such a combination does exist. A number of gentle men, co-operating in it, had interviews with Johnson. They have been laboring in the mat ter for a month, visiting and corresponding with influential men North and South. The Commercial’s Washington special says it is confidently expected that reconstruction will be amicably settled in the approaching session of Congress. Negotiations for that purpose are in progress between the President and leading politicians of all parties North and South. The basis of the settlement will be universal suffrage aud general amnesty. The President partially acceeds to this proposition, but lie insists, upon Constitutional grounds, that the question of suffrage properly belongs to the States, and is so far adverse to agita tion of Congress upon that subject. If assur ances can be obtained from Southern leaders of the speedy adoption of uniy^®*:®1 au<&>»**<> the President will Waist? ills objections. FROM MEXICO. Expedition for the Recapture of Tampico. Maximilian at Oi*i^aI>a. Aitack on Maiamoras. Washington, Nov. 1!). The Navy Department lias received infor mation of the arrival of the Tallapoosa at Gal veston from oft' Tampico. The Tallapoosa will he succeeded by the Paul Jones rear the latter place. No foreign vessels of war were off the river or in the port ol Tampico Oct. 29th, and only one American vessel was ill the harbor. Tampico at present is in command of Ool Gamez, with a force of 800 men, controlling customs and enforcing payment of loans. The authorities of Victoria, the capital of the State, do not recognize those of Tampico, and tlieir guerrillas seize all goods found en route for the interior markets despatched from the Tampico Custom House. By letters from San Luis Potosi it is ascer tained that Mejia and Dupire arc to leave that place early ill November, with an expeditionary force for the recapture of Tampico. Gen. Favor, who lias a force of from 1500 to 2000 men in H rustics, and is now holding Tam pico, has issued a proclamation declaring Puebla Viejio open to foreign commerce, which, it is feared, will lead to open hostilities between the forces under his command and those under Col. Gomez. Under this state of affairs the in habitants of Tampico are in constant dread of a most serious disorder and the probability of indiscriminate plunder of the town. The United States steamer Winooski arrived at Key Weston the 10th. New Orle ans, Nov. 19. Vera Cruz dates to Nov. Kith have been re ceived. At an cxtraoiflinary meeting to discuss the situation of affairs, Maximilian Ministers unan imously determined to continuo in office with out alteration. Maximilian’s health was very much improved by liis recent sea Voyage, which caused roports that lie had attemjited to aban don his country. On the 12th inst. Maximilian was still at Orizaba. . Galveston, Texas, Nov. 19. A special dispatch states that Gen. Ortega and party remained at Brazos, the guests of the commander of tlic colored United States troops. Ortega has signified his intention to return to New Orleans. Fifteen hundred Federal troops are expected on the Mexican frontier soon. A special dispatch from Brownsville to the Courier, dated the 11th, reports that a spirited attack oil Matamoras took place on the 7th, and lasted several hours. The assaulting party, under Tapia, gained the advantage, but dis trusting Cortinas, did not follow up their suc cess. The defenders lost twenty prisoners, and Col. Bias,their commander, was arrested for bad conduct on the field. On the night of the 10th inSt. Tapia died ol cholera., This event will change the current of affairs. The arrival of Escohado is reported. Fenian Prisoners iiclt-nscd from Custody. Toronto, C. W., Nov, 19. On Saturday night thirty-nine Fenian pris oners were released from custody. Their dis charge was conducted with great secresy, only about an hour's notice being given them before they were sent away. They'Wore furnished transportation by the Government to Suspen sion Bridge and a special train was also fur nished by the Great Western Railroad, which drew up in the rear of the jail at 10 o’clock, the men being safely placed on hoard in the charge of a guard of twenty men. The pris oners received a good supper at the railroad station before starting, and each was present ed with a flve-dollar greenback. On reaching Niagara Falls, the Fenians hade ‘ good bye” to thoir escort, giving three hearty cheers for the Sheriff, the Governor of the jail and the jail officials, Horrible Affair in Baltimore. Bamimobe, Nov. 19. A horrible affair occurred this afternoon at the residence of Mr. Jesse Marsden, living on East Baltimore street. Mrs. George Ologg, a daughter of Mr. Marsden, and residing with his family, in a fit of insanity attacked her own children and tlio.se of her sister, Mrs. Charles Kichinan, with a common table Unite, t9‘d cut the throat of a son of Mrs. Eicliman, aged five years, and then attempted to take the life of her youngest child, wounding it se verely. She then endeavored to kill her eldest child, but ft escaped. The affair produced an intense excitement in the neighborhood. The parties are highly respectable. Bni-ae Robbery at Slew Orleans—Senator Doolittle oil route to Texas. New Oiu.eans, Nov. IT. Mr. Laneyre was robbed of $20,000, in $00 compound interest not s, while at the Post Of fice yesterday. The is no clue of the robber or robbers as yet. Senator Doolittle arrived here to-daycn route to the Texas frontier. It is surmised that his mission is connected with Mexican affairs. FROM WASHINGTON. nival keport. PROMOTION OF COMMODORE CRAVEN. Increase of Cholera at Palermo, , Washington, Nov. 19. ■ARAOhgthe ui.uiy visitors to the President ' Was John Morrissey, Congressman National Horse Fair opened with a largo attaihlance and a fine display of horse flesB.— , ° Se^j oi-ateil horses arrived to-day, but Dex ’ v4, °*lss ltich will trot to-morrow. f-ilinund S. Dame, of Vermont, has been appointed Assistant Clerk of the House of Representatives. Commodore Craven has been promoted to be Rear Admiral. , J35a,Wler Cooper, of the U. S. steamer mooski, informed Consul Kilpatrick that the e light house at Hole in the Wall toiomm that a vessel or fragments of a vessel I',®? ?P' .Jf88 found a few miles from the .......v,' ’ 3be was leaded with iron and saw mUll> dry goods, &c., anil *bem to be American, from the imla having fouhd two pieces of bunting, a smrij^yart of the union and a part ol tke H.-iEr1’ ™.n “ broken and ragged part of the loess. J Jie shipping mark on one piece of the machinery was “ fl. p. D.” The vessel was wrecked m th© late hurricane of October, and no doubt all hands on board perished, as five bixnes were found on the beach. rk(i,Uiv2nsul Candia writes under date of u<% Mtn, urging our Government to help in sonw way the unfortunate Cretans, who were deprived by warjof their provisions against winter and are suffering under the barbarity of a cruel and insolent foe. Our Consul at Palermo says the cholera had increased there owing to the landing of troops m October, i iiere were several American ves sels in port with but little sickness on board. of nator Harlan to-night addressed a public meeting about equally divided between whites

amLlilaeks, on the moral, political and social nr c°hfriTing the suffrage on citizens oi Ah'ican descent. He read from speeches and statements to show that President John son mmself was in favor of it. He expressed a tenet that if those present would petition 88^r.iniPartial suffrage, there would be no difficulty in securing the passage of a law | tor that purpose. FROM CALIFORNIA. Interesting News from Japan. Civil Wai' and tlie Tycaon’s Suc cessor. ai ttftonghac, but one was not delivered in con sequence of some informality not explained. A strong remonstrance had been made against officials of foreign governments—the French Minister in particular—for making contracts to supply the Japanese with vessels and arms; thu# excluding competition on the part of resi dents. Th£ Prince of Kauga, one of the prin cipal personages, has offered to become media tor between the contending factions, and has tendered the rebel chief the choice of terms for an honorable peace. Several hundred sailors are marching through the streets to-day on a strike Jo maintain the present rate of wages. Yokohama dates to Oct. 2fith, confirm the death of the Tycoon, and state that his succes sor would assume no authority bpt await the conclusion of war with the rebel chief, when the votes < f Dairaios would be solicited for Or van, a boy eight years old, for the legitimate succession to the Tycoonate. Ihe English and French mail steamers run regularly between Yokohama, Shanghae and Horg Kong: The Belgian Minister had made a treaty with Japan. The sipamAv to-aay trbtn Vic Vancouver’s Island, with $220,000. Additional advices from Japan say the Brit ish schooner Anna had recovered thirty-six boxes of treasure, saved from the wreck of the barque Libclle, and buried on Wake Island. Miscellaneous Dispatches. Baltimoee, Nov. 19. Great preparations are making for the cere monies of laying the corner stone of the new Masonic Tempte to-morrow. Numerous dele gations have arrived from different points and others are expected. There will bo a large at tendance of Knights Templar, and the (fraud Master of the Grand Encampment, Henry S. Palmer,of Milwaukee, is expected to be pres ent. President Johnson, with the members of his Cabinet and the Governor of the State, have been invited to be present. It is expect ed the President will re ach here in an early train to-morrow morning. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 19. The Erie Dispatch newspaper states that the Buffalo & Erie Railroad havt settled the claims of those persons injured by the late accident on that road, for some $25,000. The friends of the deceased accept $5000 each, while the remain der is distributed among the wounded. James Mahoney, tlie track master, who was arrested on account of the accident, waived an examin ation and gave bonds in $2000 for his appear ance at the February session of the court. New York (terns. „ New Yoek, Nov. 19. the Board of Aldermen has adopted a reso lution by a vote of eleven to six, to charge the United States $1,000,000 for the lower end of the Park as a site for the new post office. The funeral of inspector Carpenter to-day was very imposing. Over one thousand mem bers ot the poliee force were in attendance. The streets near the church, and through which the procession passed, were thronged with people. There have been additional seizures ana ar- j rests for violations of the Internal Revenue laws by distillers, and it is now thought that Government has been defrauded of millions of dollars. Defeat of Frank Blair in Missouri. _ _ St. Louis, Nov. 19. C. H. Branscomb has been declared elected to the Legislature over Frank Blair, the votes cast after sundown having been decided to be legal by the Attorney General of the State.— This decision also elects S. D. Ridgely, radical, to the State Senate, and increases Ggn. Piles’ majority. Branscomb and Ridgely have re ceived their certificates of elootion from the County Clerk. TcunrN»er Lrunlmut, T , _ Nashville, Nov. 19. In the House of Representatives to-day, a bill providing for impartial suffrage and uni versal amnesty, was tabled by a vote of 39 to 29- , The East Tennessoeans voted almost solid against it, while a majority of the conservatives favored the measure. Railroad Track Removed. ■ New York, Nov. 19. The tracks of the Dry Dock Railway, in Broadway, were removed yesterday, Mayor Hotlinau having giveu an order to that effect North Carolina Legislature. . Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 19. ihe Legislature organized to-day by the election of W. E. Manly as Speaker of the henatc, and Mr. McArden as Speaker of the House of Representatives, FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. Queenstown, Nov. 17.—Noon. The steamship ' lrgmia, fr.an New York 3d inst., arrived this morning, en route to Liverpool. London, Nov. 17.—Noon. The London Times of this morning, in an editorial, says the Gov ernment has no present intention to refer the Alabama claims to the consideration of a Royal Commission. Tho design is, the Times con tinues, to empower such a Commission to in stitute inquiries in regard to the neutrality laws, without prejudice to the Alabama claims, which are still under consideration. Lord L ran worth, it was thought, would be chosen President of the Commission. Paris, Nov. 17.—Mrs. Major Gen. John H. Dix arrived here to-day. . RL Petersburg, Nov. 18.—The Russian festivi 1 tics havo been suddenly stopped on account of tin* serious illuess of the Princess Dngmar. London, Nor. 18.—Telegraphic d ispatches from Bombay report the gratilying intelligence that tiu* famine 10 India is abatin,r. Madrid, Nov. 18.—The Government of Spain j js taking strong measures to prevent the threat . ene<l outbreak. Don Miguel is dead. A shop in the outskirts of London ha* ex posed inats window a picture of “Perseus and Andromeda.” with the following touching in scription written in the margin: “This young lady was exposed to be devoured by the unfeel ing wretch at her feet, but the cove on the im aginary animile up in the corner riscued and married her for 35s.” PORTLAND AND VICIN1TT. New Ad*erti»eiu<m» To-Day. entertainment column. Theatre-Bklwefl 6c Brown. xr. i. M. C. A—Second Lecture. new advertisement column. 17th Maine Regiment Association. M. C. M. A.—Special Meeting. ■Caution—Sampson, Davenport Sc Co. Morton’s Gold Pens. Anction Sale—E. M. Patten & Co. Mineral Batlis at Home. Found— M oney. Board Wanted. Removal—Spanish Consulate. Ward Six. The election for Alderman in this Ward, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Alderman Southard, takes place to-day. At a Republican Caucus, held Saturday evening, Thomas E. Twitchell was nominated as the candidate. But we learn that he peremptorily declines being a candidate. We understand the Republicans of the Ward will to-day support as their candidate THOU.tM LYNCH. The polls open at 10 o’clock A. M., and close at 5 o'clock P. M. THE COURTS. UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT. SEPTEMBER TERM—JUDGE FOX PRESIDING. Monday,—Some farther progress was made in the examination of the books and papers oi Mr. Treat, in the case of United States v Treat. His book-keeper has been on the stand for threo doys. Discharge of the Undies’ Clothing Coat, mittee. Office of i Executive Comkmtttf.e or Relief, l November 14,1866. ) At a regular meeeting held as above, it was Voted, That, in acceding to the request ot the Ladies’ Clothing Committee to be relieved from further service, it is due to their long continued faithfuluess in this Relief Work, that a public acknowledgement be made of their great val ue and efficiency as a regularly organized branch of the Oeneral Committee of Relief. Voted, That the thanks of the Executive Committee be presented to them for their pa tient and self-denying labors in carrying for ward the complicated and extensive work of distributing articles of clothing among so many thousands of sufferers, and especially for their judicious and delicate administration of the work of relief among all classes of the commu nity, from the highest to the lowest in so cial position of those who were rendered home less by the fire. Voted, That these resolutions, together with a full list of the Ladies Clothing Committee and assistants he published in the daily papers of our city. Per Order, Henry Fox, Chairman. THE LIST. Chairman—Woodbury S. Dana. DIRECTORS, Mrs. II. H. Eaton, Mrs. J. E. Feniald. Mrs Ellen U. Bacon. SEC HET ARIES, Merrill, I.ntbor Dana, i C iffold Wade, Edw LeProhron, F E Pray, HoraiolliU, Howard Dana, W Asencio! niSTRICT COMMITTEE, Mrs J J Gilbert, Mrs G E B.Jac'.son. Mu* M A uuiney, Miss Mane Horsey, Mis GW Beale, Mrs Mercian Seavey, Mr, E O Morrill. Miss II Webster, Mrs Edwin Clement, Mrs J S Palme Mrs E C Bodes, Mrs Sylvester. Mrs O P Tuckerman, Mrs Alvord Dver, Miss Mary Clapp, Mrs Colin Cross, Miss Bancrolt, Miss Sarah B Dow, Miss A Richardson, Miss Tinkham. Mrs Randall, Mrs Burgess. Mrs .IB Coyle, Mis Gray, Miss Fitch, Mrs Proctor. DISTRIBUTING COMMITTEE, Mrs Joseph Walker. Mrs ITedk Usley, Mrs Freifc Davis, Miss M E Dupoe, Miss Anna Spring, Mrs O M Marrel t, Miss Harriet L Fox, Miss Oetavia Carroll, Mrs Plonhoas Harries, Miss Alice Fernald, HoUhS,dm-ood,M& iSefa Tox. Miss Mary E Jeweit, Mrs Frank Furbish, Mrs Dr Davis .Mrs A K Sburtlelf, M;ss Anna Davis, Miss L.zzio Smith, Miss Lizzie Davis, Mrs E A Marrett, Mrs I, I) shepley, Mrs Richards, Mrs Andrew Spring. Mrs A P Fuller, Miss Nellie Brown, Miss Usher, Mrs Ann Hamblen, Mrs .Jesse Dver. Miss S l’ct-TS, CITY AFFAIRS. A special meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen was held last evening, for the pur pose of giving the petitioners for a sewer in High street, from Doering street to Cumber land street, a hearing. Statements showing the necessity of such a sewer were made by Messrs. P. Barnes, Isaac Jackson, H. J. Libby, H. C, Newhall, W. F. Milliken and James Freeman. After hearing the statements of the parties interested, Alderman Phinney offered an order directing the Committee on Drains and Sewers to build the sewer prayed for, if they deem the same necessary. Alderman Morgan moved to amend, by con stituting the whole Board a Committee to visit the premises and examine the same. Alderman Holden thought some temporary relief could be afforded without going to the heavy expense which this sewer would cost at the present time. Alderman Whittemore was in favor of grant ing relief to the petitioners. Alderman Giddings thought something should be done to relieve the petitioners. Alderman Phinney withdrew his order and on motion of Alderman Morgan it was voted that the Board would meet on the premises at 4 o’clock this afternoon to inspect the same. The petition was then laid upon the table. Andrew J. Kich was appointed an under taker. P. Y. M. C. A.—The second lectnre of the course prepared under the auspices of this so ciety will be given at the State Street Chnrch, on Monday evening the 2Cth iutrt., by Governor Bullock, of Massachusetts. The subject is, “ The Five Historic Periods of America,” a theme which can hardly fail to draw out the best powers of this popular and effective ora tor. Music suitable to the place and occasion has been provided by the committee, who, we think, are wise thus to add to the attractions of their already attractive course. f We are requested to state that the pews on one side of the church will be reserved until a quarter past seven for the holders of season tickets. Diseases of the Eye, Ear and Throat.— It will be seen by our advertising columns that Dr. Carpenter, the Oculist and Aurist, will visit this city professionally next week. Ac cording to the press of Bangor, Augusta and other towns, the Doctor has performed many surprising cures during his two years’ practice in this State. They assert that he is a gentle man of veracity, and that the certificates that have been published in their papers are bona fide. Those suffering from the diseases to which he devotes his attention, should give him a call. The following contributions have been re ceived by the Mayor since our last report: Citizens of Washington, D. C., addi tional, $7,884 59 Citizens of Saco, additional, G95 75 Citizens of Newbury, Vt., 23 GO Count Epaminondas, Newport, R. I., 3 00 Employees Boston & Maine R. R., 559 25 Citizens Methuen, Mass., additional, 219 00 Thomas Wilson, Esq., Wiscasset, 50 00 Citizens Concord, N. H., additional, 3 50 Citizens Framiugham, Mass., 282 00 Citizens Norton, Maas., by Rev. S. C. M. Potter, 105 80 Citizens School District No. 3, Gray, 21 50 Total,_$9,847 89 Dry Goods.—The great sale of dry goods by Messrs. E. M. Patten & Co., will commence at their rooms on Plumb street at 3 o’clock this afternoon. It comprises a very large assort ment of woolens, both for gentlemen and ladies’ wear, linens, cottons and a variety of other articles.__ Drop in and see those heavy Moscow beavers wc struck with the fall in gold. We are willing to give our customers the benefit. Also, want ed, twenty good coat makers, to whom the high est wages will be given, at 107 Federal street, M. H. Reddy, Proprietors. Schoonf-R John M. Dennis, from Newbury port may be found at South side Long wharf with a cargo of silver skin onions, of the best quality. The Affray Sunday Night.—Officers Por ter and Matthews, in going their rounds Sun day night, came across some eight or ten young men on Pore street, who wero making consid erable noiso and disturbance. Two or ihrce of them wero engaged in smashing boxes and throwing them, with lumber, on the sidewalk. The lead »r of these appeared to be Henry Me Glinohy, who, as goon as he saw the offioers dropped a stick of timber he had in his hands and rnn. The officers gave chase to him anil eatne up with him on Commercial street, when, finding escape impossible, he showed fight.— But officer Matthews caught hold of him and held him nntil officer Porter came up. As they were attempting to iron him two ot his com rades came up and endeavored to rescue him; one of them had a knife and the other a revolv er, and they threatened to shoot the officers un less they let McGlinehy off. One of the bank watchmen named Lnnigan came to the assist ance of the police, and with bis help McGlinehy was ironed and taken off. They had got to Fore street, when his two comrades again came up and made a second attack upon the officers with knife, clubs and revolvers, swearing they would have McGlinehy or would die in the at tempt. Officer Porter threatened to shoot the fellow who had the revolver if he approached. The fellow did not hoed the warning of the of ficer but was coming on with pistol in one hand and club in the other, wlien Porter fired, and the follow, who was hit by the shot exclaimed, “I’ve got enough,” and cleared out, with his comrade. McGlinehy was then taken to the lock-up. Last evening officer Matthews arrested the fellow who was shot. Hia name is John Dris coll. He was found at Michael McGlinchy’s boarding house on Fore street. The shot of officer Porter, it was found, had hit him in the fleshy part of the thigh, and had not been extracted. He was taken to jail. Hia com rade is shill at large. The officers are sustained by our leading men in the shooting of Driscoll. Arrests for Barn-burning.—In our Sat urday’s issue we stated that Ambrose Buck and William Morrill, Jr., were arrested on the charge of burring the barn of Ervin Robinson at East Sumner. We learn that the parties assembled last Friday at Buckfield village aDd Buck and Morrill were brought before a Jus tice of the Peace for a hearing. But it seems this charge against these men was too much hurried, being made without a particle of proof to sustain it. The Justice, after hearing the complaint, waited for the evidence, but none came and the prisoners were discharged. There were several witnesses summoned, but the At torney for the Government examined them in private; and he soon became satisfied that they knew nothing tending to connect these men with the crime. He did not even appear before the Justice, as he was satisfied—and so express ed himself- that the case was clearly with the respondents. It seems to us that when men attempt to hunt barn-burners or burglars they ought to have some evidence, either circum stantial or otherwise—something beyond and above mere suspicion—before a man is arrested for crime. We understand a peddler, a stranger to Mr. Robinson, put up with him on the night of the fire. His horse and carriage were burnt, and in the morning he poked about in the ashes and found a pair of new shoes which had re cently been put upon his horse. He said he would save them and carried them away, leav ing the iron axle-trees of his wagon. We know not to what extent the peddler was i-»-—a — «—» lusurea at all. This fire, or the origin of it, is still sliouded in mystery. Portland Horticultural Society.—At their annual meeting, held on S.ituiday, the following persons were chosen officers tor the ensuing year: T. C. Hersey, President; N. A. Foster, John M. Brown, William C. Robinson, Abner Lowell, Eliphalet Clark, Vice Presi dents; John W. Dana, Corresponding Secrcta ry; S. B. Beckett, Recording Secretary; Sam’l Rolfe, Treasurer. Market Street.—Tire 8tar proposes that the name of Lime Street be changed to Mar ket street We second that proposition hearti ly, and agree with our contemporary, that tho change would be “very appropriate and sig nificant.” Casco Street Church.— We understand there is an unusual attention to religious mat ters in the CascoStrect Church,and that meet ings will be held in this church every evening this week, commencing at 7 1-2 o’clock. 8. E. Spbinq, Treasurer of tho Relief Com mittee, hereby acknowledges the receipt of SWI from Stephen Hinckley & Co., of Gorham. THE STATK. —The Dover Observer says: “More than fifty tons of supplies have passed by our office with in the past fortnight to Mooseliead Lake, for the use of lumbermen, who are engaged there the coming winter.” —The Calais Advertiser says that Mr. Wm. Robertson has nearly completed a bark of 440 tons at that place; also that Mr. Rideout has a bark of 430 tons ready for launching, and Messrs. Short Bros, a fine ship also about fin ished—and there are two or three others on the stocks in difierent states of forwardness. —In Bath, Lewiston and Gardiner horse thieves are lively. —On Friday evening as we learn from the Lewiston Journal, Mrs Ira Berry of that place, was blowing out a kerosene lamp, preparatcyy to retiring, when the lamp exploded, throwing the oil over her face and body, which were im mediately enveloped in flames. The screams of the unfortunate woman at once attracted persons to her room, but before tho fames could be extinguished she wa9 horribly burned on her face, neck, breast and arms, to the very tips of her fingers. She wore only a night dress at the time of the accident, so that the fire streamed at once over her very flesh. The unfortunate woman lingered in great agony till 10 Saturday A. M„ when death came to her relief. —Chas. J. Talbot, Esq., removed from the office of Surveyor of the port at Portland, 1 c cause he did not enuorse “my policy,” and who of course is succeeded by a Democrat, has returned to his beautiful residence in Wilton and engaged in the personal superintendence of his valuable tarra. On retiring from office, his associates, some twenty-five in number, presented him an elegant gold-headed canc, appropriately engraved, in token of their es teem. The cost value of the present is abou t fifty dollars.—Farmington Chronicle. General Butler and his Apple.—The Nation, a week ago, commenting upon the sin gular demonstration which greeted General Butler in the Park at New York, a few days before the election, remarked that though liis coolness was commendable, in eating an apple thrown at him by an unfriendly audience, the taste of the act was questionable inasmuch as the fruit was taken by a dirty hand from a dir ty pocket. Unwilling to rest under this impu tation, the general aodessed to the Nation the following laconic note: “ To the Editor of the Notion: ‘ I pared that apple. Do you ever eat apples or eggs without paring? “Fastidiously yours, “Benj. F. Butler. “LowELt, Nov. 12,1916.” The editor addressed is relieved to find that General Butler has not been guilty of so horri ble an action, and gratefully says that he “nev “er supposed it was more than an inadvertence “into which the general fell in the heat of de bate.” ___ Queen Victoria Kbplies to a Suitor.— Soon after the death of Prince Albert, the Em peror Theodorns of Abyssinia hearing of that melancholy event, and moved probably by sym pathy for the unfortunate widow,sent to Queen Victoria a formal proposal of marriage. The offer was treated with silent contempt. His sa ble Majesty, after waiting some time, came to the conclusion that he was intentionally insult ed, and, out of revenge, seised the principal En glishmen then within his dominions. By the latest accounts there is reason to fear that all the prisoners, as well as the envoy sent out to their succor, have been put to death. Queen Victoria has at length been indneed to dispatch an autograph letter to her savage suitor, in the hope of securing the release of her subjects, it they are not already released by death. VAKIKTIKft. —How many times thirty-six stars did Pres ident Johnson scatter among uproarious crowds during his prolonged frolic out West? It is altogether probable that tho failure of tin star shower last week is due to Mr. Johnson’s lavish distribution of the sparklers. There wrre not enough left for the November exhibi tion. -The following advertisement appeared re cently in the New Orleans papers: ^-Members of the above orgauiza ■'t the Old r'Hy l*'' re<® *° reI‘"rt themselves at the 01(1 Headquarters, over the A~e bar A«,!luri"s th# neit *'*5*5? J r. rvobt. Al. Austin, Secretary, \vill be in at tendance at the above DlaCO to Inform^ bers of the object of this call. KGC -It is said that John O. Saxe is preparing :» translation into English vcr3e of tho “Clouds • of Aristophanes. On the same principle that a poet, should be translated by a poet, a wit should be translated by a wit. —Two concluding volumes of J. Lotlirop Motley’s “History of the United. Netherlands, from tho death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years’Trace,” are advertised in Lon don. They will be issued here by the Iiarperr, and in five weeks will probably he ready for distribution. —The case of a child being frightened to death is given in Wisconsin papers. The child was at play upon the doorsteps of a neighbor when a man threatened to shat it up in a dark, room. This so frightened the little fellow that he ran into hts moth* r and fell into paroxysms on the floor. It sickened from the fright and never recovered, and when dying said, “Papa, don’t let me die. I will never go on the steps again.” —By iar the best toast given at the dinner in New York last week in honor of Cyrus Field was this: TbeOitu of New York— the front door oi the New World—whose bell pull is now on the cliffs of Valentia. —The Milwaukee News, the leading demo cratic paper of Wisconsin, wishes it under stood tiiat It is not opposed to the exercise of the privilege of voting by negroes, or any other class of person i, because of color, race or sex, and that it “recognises no qualification of that privilege as proper or just, except the qualifica tion of honesty, loyalty and intelligence. It is opposed, however, to the policy of compelling the Southern States to adopt negro suffrage as a condition of admitting their representatives in Congress." —A correspondent of the New York Times says it is “a very pleasant diversion” in travel ling through the Sonth, to visit the Yankee school ma’ams. “If you see a tall one with a fresh ruddy complexion, solid square-built form, and one or two curls hanging down from her light brown hair, with a moderate sized waterfall, you may bet your exigence she is from the State of Maine. Little, natty girls, with looped-up skirts and fashionable outfit generally, are from Massachusetts. With rare exceptions they are all from New England, and they are the bitterest, most uncompromising Radicals imaginable.” The Chief .Justice and the President.— The Boston Advertiser’s special Washington correspondent telegraphs to this paper as fol lows: All the published stories aboutconsultations between Chief Justice Chase and President Johnson in relation to general amnesty and impartial suffrage as a political compromise, misrepresent the facts. Mr. Chose lias, from time to time, as occasion offered, given tho President bio views upon public questions.— At the beginning of Mr. Johns..**’* eaw janiicc chase earnestly advised him to recog nize no distinction ot color between citizens in the rebellious States. Previous to tiio last session of Congress,'he advised Mr. Johnson to submit all his measures to Congress lor its decision. Mr. Chase has recently had two in terviews with the President The first of these was concerning judicial matters, and had no connection witli a subsequent informal meet ing of Cabinet ministers. At the second in terview, by appointment for that purpose, he was asked and gave his opinions upon the questions before the country, earnestly advis ing the President to recommend the adoption of the amendment of the Constitution as a just basis of settlement, or, if lie was nut pre pared for that, to take ground in favor of sub stituting for the second anil third sections of the amendment universal amnesty anil impar tial suffrage. Iho counsels of ilie Chief Jus tice have not heretofore lieen followed, and there arc no indications that they will be this time. In fact, Mr. Johnson yesterday express ed emphatically his determination to abide by his position. Some of liis chief advisers, how ever, are trying to move him, aided by leading Democratic politicians from both sections, Clement C. fciay being one of tho most active among the Southerners. They say that, total ly defeated on the political issue before the people, they have nothing to do but accept the situation, and, if possible, get some compro mise for the more obnoxious portion of tbe amendment. But Mr. Johnson declares to all who advise him that he does not regard the results of the elections as indicating the real sentiments of tho people; that they were car ried away by excitement and will yet reverse their decision. George HI, and the Barclays.—The ori gin of Messrs, Barclay & Co., whose founders were linen drapers in Chenpside, is rife with in terest. It is related that ou Lord Mayor's day, 17(10, George IH. made a slate visit to the City. There was, for political causes, some Irritation among tho people, and much tumult in the great thoroughlare between St. Paul's and the Bank, so that nno of the horses in the Koyal carriage became restive, and the King and Queen were in apparent danger. In this emer gency David Barclay (a Quaker) rushed to the rescue, aud, uddrossing the King, said: “Wilt tliee alight, George, und thy wife Charlotte, and come into my house and see the Lord May or’s show?” The King, with many of his fam ily, like Nicholas, the late Ku.pcror of all the Kussias, had a profound respect tor the Society of Friends: he accepted the invitation of the draper, and went up to the first floor. The cavalcade having passed, the Quaker went through the ceremony of introduction, which, although opposed to formalities in general, Da vid Barclay on the occasion minutely perform ed. “ King of England, Priscilla Barclay, my wife—Priscilla, my wife, George, King of Eng land,” &c. On taking his leave the King most courteously invited the Quaker to visit him at the Palace of St. James's. At the next levee David Barclay went to Court with his son John. When the King saw them, he threw aside the restraint of etiquette, and gave Da vid a hearty shake of the hand. One ol the King’s inquiries to David was. “What do you iutend to do with your son John? Let niui come hero and I will find him good and profit able employment” This offer was, however, civilly, and perhaps wisely declined. The de scendants of David Barclay subsequently be came great brewers as well as bankers, and founded the world-renowned firm of Barclay aud Perkins. The two great banking and brewing firms are at the present time compos ed almost entirely of the descendants of the liuondraper of Cheapside who entertained George HI.—Fcarn’s Money Market. The Water of Orkat Salt Lace.—All travellers havo mentioned with astonishment tho peculiar buoancy of the water of Oreat Salt Lake, and it is truly surprising. No dan §cr of shipwreck need ever cross the mind of lose who navigate the lake, for ft would bo simply impossible for them to sink if thrown everboard. With my hands elapsed together under my head and my feet crossed, I floated . on the very surface or the lake with at least one third of my body above the water. Upon a warm summer’s day there would not be the slightest difficulty in going to sleep upon the lake, and allowing yonrself to be blown about as the wind permitted; only one would need an umbrella to keep off the rays of the sun.— Mr. Bowles has stated that three buckets of till* water would yield one bucket of solid salt, but inasmuch as water will not hold above twenty flve per cent, saline water in solution, and if more he added it is instautly deposited upon the bottom, his estimate is, of course, too large. On inquiring of the Mormons en gaged in pro curing salt, they unanimously stated that for every five buckets of water they obtained ona bucket of salt, which gives the proportion as no less than twenty per cent. No visitor to the lake should omit the bath; the sensation in the water is most’InSWIsous, and loads one to think himself !hsuing in the air. On the way back to (he cite, it frill he as well for the bather to stop at the superb sulphur baths jnst outside the town, and remove the saline incrustations which will have formed upon him, by a plunge into tho fine swimming bath, whose only ob jection is its peculiar odor and great heat, which requires a large ad mixture of cold wat er.— C'or. Buxton Advertiser, “Policemen and Pistols.”—I do not enter tain the idoo that policemen in this part of tho country would ever be inclined or permitted to go to such extreme of violence as the police of New Orleans did. What I wrote was “some dangerous and shocking extreme”—not “the same.” V.