Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, November 21, 1866, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated November 21, 1866 Page 1
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i ^.WOT *3X1 x /: __ L_ Established June 33, 1868. Vol. S. PORTLAND, WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 21, 1806. TaemsElgktDallarsperannumAnadtmuec. THE PORTLAND DAILY TRESS Is publish:<l everyday, (Sunday excepted,! at No. 1 Printers’ xrliange. Commercial Street, Portland, by N. A. FoMtek, Proprietor. t eh msLight Dollar/ a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the aiue place every Thursday morning at 06.00 a year, n variably In advance. Rates of Advertising.—one inch 01 space, in engtiiol column, constitute!* i •xjuare. $ 1.50 per square daily first week : 75 cents per week alter; three insertions, o** less, $1.00; continu ng every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Hall square, three insertions or less. 75 cents; one week, •00; 50 cents per week alter. Under head of “Amusements,’ $2.00 per square per week; three insertions or less, $1.50. Special Notices,$1.25 per square lor the first in sertion, and 25 cents pel square for each subsequent usertion. Advertise men Is inserted in the “Malxe State Press”(which has a large circulation In every par °f the State) for $1.00 per square tor first insertion* aud 50cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. ENTERTAIN MENTS. P. Y. M. C. A. COURSE LECTURES SECOND LECTURE BY HON. A. H. Bullock, Governor of Mass., ON Monday Evening, Nov. 26tb, —IN THE— STATE STREET CHURCH. SSf^Sutyect “The fivi 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 7* o’clock for season ticket holders. Season tickets, $1.50; Evening tickets, 25 cents; to be had at H. Pankard’B, coiner of Congress and Oak streets; Short & Loring's, corner Free and Center streets; Carter & Dresser's, Fore street, foot of Ex change } Oeyer’g Stationery Store, 13 Free St., and at the door. Doors open at 6i o'clock. Lecture 7 A o’clock. nov20dlw Theatre, - Heeling Hall. Bid well & Browne, Educe & Manager... O. E. Wilton, - - Hinge Manager. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, AND EVERY EVENING DURING THE WEEK, MR. S, E. BROWNE, The Ihvorite versatile actor in several of his most popular characters, embodying Fun and Sentiment Combined! supported by the full strength of the Superior Hrmatic Company! 0/*Full particulars in Daily Programmes. November 21. d4t. WANTED. Wanted. Ten Good Brick Layers wanted immediately at Cumberland Mills. „ geo. W. HAMMOND, Agent. Cum. Mills, Nov 17,1S8G. nol9ssdtf Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will nay 30 cents each for first class Flour Barrels suitable fin sugar. . , LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novl3dtf 139 c Commercial stTeet. Wanted. "t BUSHELS gowl Pumpkin See*1» by -LV til KENDALL & WHITNEY. Nov 13—dim Agent? Wanted. FOR ihe Gold Medal Sewing Machine*. In every Uitv and County in the Union. The least complicated two- bread machine in the world. Address A. F. JOHNSON & CO. Nov. 6 lmd 334 Washington St. Boston, Mass. - - - — ■— Boys Wanted. TWO active, intelligent American Boys. Apply immediately to oc30dtf ‘_CHARLES CUSTI9 <& CO. Wanted Intmedlrifcl'y. "4* -4 Go*'*;! American, Nova Scoiia and Irish IvU Girls to do housework, cook, \c., in pri vate families awl hotels in this citv and country. Sit uarion3 sure. The best wages paid. A'So 50 Girls to work in Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, a? we will supply them free of charge. Address or apply .at the General Agency Eraployimnt Office, 3*1 * Congress Street, upstairs. COX & POWARS. aept26dtt late WH 1TNEV & CO. Agents Wanted t FOR FRANK AtOORES “ Women of the War,” WONDERFULLY POPULAR ! SO popular 1ms it already become, (not one moikli yet sinoe its first issue) that himdre<ls of people are writing for it from all sections of the country. From one City alone, 1T‘A persons have written for tliis Work.,—could not wait for Agents. Four ot Attains’ large size Presses are running on | this Book, and the demand exceeds our supply. Ex perienced Agents and others, who possess intelli gence, energy, and perseverance, and want 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. nov 13 d&wtf LOST AND FOUND. Found AT Western Depot, a small package of money which the owner can have by applying to no20dlw A. KEITH, 13 Free street. OWNERS WANTED! WANTED, OWNERS for the following articles at POLICE OFFICE: Bureau, Bedstead, Tables, Sextant, Charts, Beds and Bedding; Ladies Wearing Apparel, Dishes, &c., lost in the late tire. nol6i!2w —I-1-..—■ i — BOARD AND ROOMS. Board Wanted. BY a gentleman and his wife; private family pre ferred. Keterenccs given and required, Address A. B. W., Portland P. O. uo20dlw* Board. A FEW persons can be accommodated with pleas ant rooms and board in a small iiunilv at 31 Free street. References required. nulOdlw* Board. A GENTLEMAN and wife can have very pleasant room9, with board in the upper part of the city, i i applied f >r immediately. Address “Board, P. O. Box 2079.” nnlGdlw TO BET. \IHTHOUT Board, a pleasant front room furn ▼ V ished. in the Western part of the City, to one or two single gentlemen. Address Box 42 Post Of fice, Portland. nov 16 tf* Caution. g-t EORGE SAMPSON and O. H. DAVENPORT, ’ 1 who, previous to January 1, 1866, carried on the Directory Publishing Business fur nearly ten years ns partners ot the iate George Adams, under the style ot Adams, Sampson & Co., have since the above date, and will in future, continue the some under the style of Sampson, Davenport & Co. As other parties are now canvassing in various places tor Directories, leav ing the impr ssion that they are our successors or agents, we herebv caution the business community against doing business with them on our account To protect our Boston and New England Directory patrons and the public generally from the many im positions practised upon them, we shall hereafter in variably provide all persons with certificates m author ity who are authorized to act as agents for the various Directories issued from this office. Our Massachusetts Directory ami Register, now being canvassed for, wi’l be issued in January, 18CT. We have not, at present, any agents out on our New England Direct ory. SAMPSON, DAVENPORT * CO., Directory Publishers, 47 Congress St., Boston, Muss. Nov 20—<!3t ___ _ M. C. M. A. SPECIAL MEETING. A SPECIAL MEETING of the MAINE CHARI TABLE MECHANIC ASSSOCLATION will be held in Mechanics’ Hall, on THURSDAY EVEN ING, Nov. 22d, at 7‘ o’clock. A full attendance is requested as mailers pertain ing to the sale of the Hall will be considered. Per Older, STEPHEN MAKSII, nov20dtd_ Secretary. Oak Plank-Locust Treenails. a, 2 1-2 and 3 inch W. o. Plank, 14 inch LmusI Trrcnnilu, for solo by W W. BBOVJI, novl943t* Brown’s Wharf. Notice. THIS is to forbid all persons from trusting nay son, William Y. Brown, (minor) on my account as I shall pay no bills of hie contracting after this date. WM. H. BROWN. Portland, Nov. 14th, I860. nolSdlw* XEW ADVEBTISEMEXTS. ESCAPED FROM JAIL ! $300 REWARD ! Escaped from the Portland Jail, ou tl»e night of the 19th, the fallowing desciibcd persons:— SiA.VHEL NEVILLE. 27 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, dark complexion/black curlr hair, chin whiskers. Had a brown broadcloth coat, grey pants and vest and round top hat. FREDEBKfcK RICUAHDn, about 5 leec 9 inches high, of medium build, slightly stooping shoulders, had on gray sack coat, binck vest and pants ana brown ncck-tie. He wore a silk beaver hat. CHARLE§ braiivakd, about 22 years old. six foot high, dark completion, one eye sightless, and has a heavy swinging gait, of nowerftil and wiry build. He wore a coat originally dark blue, but now tailed to a dull brown; pants and vest dark mixed, new shoes with brass buckles, ami an imitation Scotch cap, * MELVIN KENNISl'ON, about & tect 8| inches high, pretty stout build, dark complexion, with heavy and rather sunken black eyes, and thin moustache. Wore short dark coat, pants and vest dark, white bosom shirt, with scarlet neck-tic, and black cloth cap. The above pri oners e<cai ed last night about 1 o’clock. I offer the following rewards for their apprehension, or such information as shall ensure their arrest:— For FREDERICK RICHARDS.$100 “ SAMUEL NEVILLE. 100 “ CHARLES BRAINARD. 50 “ MELVIN KENNISTON. 50 GEORGE W. PARKER, Sheriff and Jailor. Poiiland, Nov. 20, I860. nov21d4\v MEN’S Under-Shirts I AM) DR A WJERS, In English, Scotch and American. Charles Custis A Co. Morton Block, CONGRESS STREET. nov21d3t GAS AND COAL OIL T'lXTlRKS: E. TARBELL & SOM, :Vo 11 RKOiMFIEI.D 1TBBLT, BOSTON , MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN Chandeliers, Brackets, Lamps, &c. GAS FITTING in all its branches. GAS STOVES, for Cooking and Heating. CHANDELIERS, EAJIPg, Ac., Re-Gilt and Bronzed._no21eod3m ABSTRACT of the Statement of the Hartford JFirr I nun ranee tompau;, Nov. 1, —made to the Secretary of the State of Maine, In compliance with law: Capital Stock, (all paid in,) ... $1,000,000 00 ASSETS. Cash and cash items, - 155,404 61 Loans well secured, ----- 13,844 51 Real Estate, unincam here-1, cash value, 75,000 00 U. S. and Bank Stocks, Bonds, &c.t par value. mrkt value. $i,iKMtio oo $Lm,Tti n **« $1,627 000 40 LIABILITIES. Unadjusted Losses, - $105,438 05 Amount at Risk, October 1,1866, $10.3,851,193 00 TIMO. C. ALLYN, President. GEO. M. COIT. Secretary. State of Connecticut, 1 _a Hartford County, J 88' November 17, 1866 : Personally appeared Timo.C. Allyn, President, and Geo. M. Colt, Secretary, of the above named Hartford Fire Insurance Company, and sev erally made oath, that the above statement by thorn subscribed, is in their belief, true. Before me, GEO. SUMNER, nov 20 d3t Notary Public. SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— lAfte Iusnrauee! HAVING been appointed General A cents for Maine of the old New England Mutual Life las. Co., Of Boston, Mass., being the oldest purely Mutual Life Ins. Co. in America, we wish fifty good, active agents to work in the different cities ana villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reference can he give. The Co. is 23 yeais old and Las paid in I'ividends $1,247,000 00 and over $2,000,000 00 in loss es by death. It has now a well-invested accumulated Capital of over $4,000,000 00. The Co. formerly made and paid its dividends once in live years. A Divi dend will be made up in Nov. 1866, and annually thereafter, and available one year from dale of Poli cy. Applications for local Agencies will be made to RUFUS SMALL & SON, Gon’l Agents, no21d3m_ Biadeford, Me. Agent* Wanted ! To canvass for the cheapest and the best selling book in the country. DEADLEV’S HISTORY" \ OF THE GREAT REBELLION! Two volumes complete in one. 1200 Royal Octavo Pages, sold for Five Dollars. l^f^Many agents arc making from $C0 to $100 per week canvassing for this work. Sold by subscription only. Sole and exclusive rights given of uncanvassed ter- I litory with liberal commissions. For circulars and terms applv to or address J. PATTEN FITCH, Lock Box 1722. No 233$ Congress St., near City Hall, Portland, Maine. no21d3w GEKTLEMEiI WIinilVR Clothing Cleansed / AND REPAIRED, Cannot find a place where it can ho done more to their satisfaction than at IVo. 20 Temple Street, Second Door from Congress st. E3r*Evcry Garment will receive prompt and faith ful attention. Ladies’ Sacqxi os T CLEANSED IN FIRST CLASS STILE! E^P1* Give me a trial and I will endeavor to please. CHARLES II. ItlAHOiVEir. Kr Highest Cash price paid lor cast-off Clothing. Nov 21—-d3m Frychui'g Academy 1 The Winter Term of this Institution will com mence on Wednesday, Nov. 28th. CHAS. D. BARROWS, A. B., Principal. D. B. SEWALL, Secretary. nov2l<ttw JUST 4K1UVED! \\rRICH we will sell cheap for cash, to close con * V signment, Twenty-Five Army Wagons, suitable for Dump Carts, Jiggers and Lumber Wag ons. Call and examine them. JOSEPH WESCOTT & SOft. v. . , . Head Union Wharf. November 21. dlw WANTED! A5!!IAmT; man, of good addresses Special Agent tor the sale of an article of mii ; vernal TWe, tmperior to anything of tlie kind ever lie fore offered in this market. llnnsual Inducement, offered. Apply for two days to "cements C‘. C. I)ICKERMAN United States Hotel. Novemlior21. ' dtf For Sale. a \ QUINTALS large Cod Fisli. lOO quintals small Cod Fish. 500 quintals Pollock. Joseph wescott & son, Head Union Wharf. j November 21. dlw House Lota on India St., tor Sale. C-N QUIRE of CONANT & HAND, II 163 Commercial Street, i of on II. M. PAYSON, Portland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange Street. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Men’s Grloves At 293 Congress St., .Morton Klock, Charles Cnstis &; Co. nov21—d3t II. M. PAY SOX, STOCK BltOKGlt. No. 30 Exchange Street, _ PORTL AND, ML. U021dtf Wanted. fjPHREE or four thousand dollars for two or three J years, tor which the beat of security will be giv en. Address Box 2058, Portland Post Office. November 21. dlw* Muskets, Muskets. $1.35. 3000 Smooth Bore Muskets American make, Percussion Locks; in perfect order. Excellent Shooters. Just the thing for uuck shoot ing. Price $1 2d each. 3000 New Carbines! SI iacli Bartel, Black Wslnat^iock, For boat shooting. Bright and new having never been in service, at S3.25 Each ! iiOOO Prussian Smooth Bore Muskets ! BBASS MOUNTED, al $1,75 Each. FOE SALE AT lOO FEDERAL ST., FOBTLAiVD. oorv0tnov_'3 VI MILAN IK FAR.1I AND FRUIT (AAiDO.iu a mild and healthful climate. Thirty miles south of FiiiJ adelph a, by Railroad, in New Jersey, on the same line ol latitude as Baltimore, Md. The soil is rich and productive, varying from a clay to a sandy loan:, snitable tor wheat, Grass, L'oij j Tobacco, Fruit ami vegetables. This is a on at /Vo?* OjwMfy. Five hundred Vineyards and orchards i have been planted ort by experienced fruit growers Grapes, Peaches, Fears <&e., produce immense prol i 8, Vineland Is already one of the mos beautiful places in the United States. The entire territory, consisting af iifty s^narc miles of land, is laid out upon a general system 01 improvements. The land is only sold to actual settlers with provision tor public adornment. The place on account of its great beauty, as well as other advantages, has become the resort oi people of iastf. It has increased five thousand people within tha past three years. Churches. Stores. Schools, Academies. Societies ol Art and J.earning, and other e.ern nts of refinement and culture have been introdu eel. Hundreds ;>t people arc constantly settling. Hundreds of new houses are being con strue lei. Price of Farm Land, twenty acre lots and upwards, #25 per acre. Five and ten acre and Vil lage lot8 for sale. Fruits and Vegetables ripen earlier in this distiic? than in any other 1 calily, north of Norfolk, Va.lm proved places tor sale Openings tor all kinds M business. Lumber Yards, Manufactories, Foundries, Stores and the lit. ; and Steam Power with room can be rented. For persons who desire mild winter?, a healthful climate, and a good soil, in a country beautifully im prov d. abounding in iruits, and jx> sessiug all other social privileges, in the heart of civilization, it is worthy of a visit. Letters answered, and t: e Vineland Rural a papti giving full iiitormatiou. and containing rep its of Sc ion Rob nsbn, sent to applicants. Address CHJLS iv. LAN GAS, Vij&gtad. JL 0.t fcndMComaMiL Si# ;jvWs>? From Report o 1 Solon Robin son, Ag.iculiursd Edi tor of the Tribune; “It is one of the most extensive fertile tracts, in au almost level position and suitable condition tor pit steam fanning that we know ol this side of fie Wes ern Prairies.1’ •eptir.d&wti hi JOHN T. SMALL £ CO., WHOLESALE AND BEX AIL DEALERS IN Salt Provisions, Groceries, —AND— COUNTRY PRODUCE, i NO. 12 LIME STREET. Highest Ca.‘<ii Prices Paid for Comifry Produce. Consignments will rec-iv^ Prompt Attention. We take pleasure in informing the trade that wo have resumed business at Stove No. 12 Lime street, where we should be pleased to receive customers to any goods in our line. We otter goo*is at the LOWEST MARKET PRICES, and shall constantly endeavor to make ti the intercet of customers to purchase of us. JOHSfT. SMALL & ("O. Portland, Oct. 25,1866. oct30dlm ‘fTIIE PEN ItS MIGHTIER THAN T1IE SWORD.” The Cold Pen-Bast and Oheape t of Pen?. Morton’s Gold Pens! The Itest Pens in the World ! For sale at his Headquarters, No 25 Mai len Lane, New York, and by every duly-appointed Agent at tbc same prices. Z3F‘ A Catalogue, with full description of Sizes and Prices, sent on receipt ot letter postage. no2Qd&wGm A. HORTON. Help! Help!! Help!!! THE most reliable plaec in New England to get good male and female help, is a( the General Agen cy and Employment Office. So. :<51 1-2 ( onun»N Strerf, Portland, Me. The subscribers respectfully inform all parties wishing to secure good girls for any respectable employment, that through their extensive advertising throughout tlie Provinces and in New England, there are arriving daily aMlieir office num bers of good American and Provincial girls, wanting situations In private families, hotels, board in r houses and saloons. Also in stores, offices, etc., and as house keepers, nurses, seamslresees, &c., &c. All those wanting any such, will do well to apply soon, with their fee, fifty cents. If you want meiq also, for any employment, we will supply you, free ot charge, oidy let up know you want them. The firm is only changed In name. Mr. Whit ney could not come, and Mr. Cox has conducted the business alone until the 1st of October, when he took Mr. Powars into tlie business with him. The firm now is COX & POWARS, Lnlc Whitney & Co. Portland. Me.. N< v. 1,1K50. dtf 17th Maine Regiment Association. There will bo a meeting of the 17th Maine Regi ment Asaociatii in at OLD CITV IIALL, On Wednesday Evening, Not, 21st. at 8 o’clock. A fall attendance is requested. Ter order, C. W. ROBERTS, Portland, Nov. 20.—2t Secretary, “tittle Blue.” rpifE Winter session or the Abbott Family Sehoo A will open on WEDNESDAY. Nov. 28th. Two oil three vacancies remain to lie occupied. Apply to the Principal. KDW. P. WESTON. Farmington. Nov 10.—d&w2w 1G For Sale. AN excellent Family Horse—to be sold only because the owner lias has no use lor him this winter, Also a second-hand Kivkaway and Harness. Tlie horse will be sold cillier with or without the carriage. Enquire of E. P. GERRISH, nol7d1w At Casco National Bank. For Sale. ABOUT ^OO feet Walcr and Gas Pipe. 2 to 5 inch es diameter. Also about in Ions damaged Nails, Hinges ami Bolts, and z to a tens Window Weights, seveial sDcs. All wishing stock of above description will please call before purciia iug cl -o vliere. WOODMAN x LITTLKdoHN, scp22-il2m* ZH Oak Hired. Pori land, aft. For Sale. CJC1IOONER Mafanzas, HZ tons. Uctsburg, 174 tons. Sch. Wm. II. Mailer. lUotans. Sch. Splendid, 58 tons, old measurement, all well touiid. Enquire ot SA.VTPSl »N * CON ANT. a:iC“a_:_ No. f*l Commercial Wharf. Store to Bet. S business'" for Goods or light Stationery Inquire of J. ,J. w. REEVES. HO10.1M_ No. 9(Ire,m Kt. ■r/r-Every.atylo of Job wort neatly executed at this office. LA'I EST NEWS BY TELWRATH to the PORTLAND DAILY PR£|f - —* v Wednesday Morning, Novbrabe* -21, .—r*-J'---: FJiOM MEXICO. Maximilian not Allowed to Lct^ve. Orders io Capture Gen. Vega. Wabhinutom, Nov. 2jl Minister Romero has received the following: i era Cruz, Mur. 1. llffit;.—Maximilian has *ot saijed yet, nor is it likely that lie will sail sotni, as the French would not allow him to leave until he signs a formal abdication. A little in discretion of the commander of the Austria® frigate Ooudaln has been the cause of thiSr-* When Maximilian left Mexico Gen Bazaihc thought he came lo Orizaba merely on a little excursion, as he had gone to Cuemazaca a*fl other places. Day before yesterday the rotn mandesof the Dnndalo received a dispatch midnighr iroin Maximilian, ordering him ,jp have his frigate ready yesterday at 5 o’clock V. M, at which time Maximilian was expected!® be here and wanted to sail at once. As sow as the Austrian commauder received this dtt patch he called on M. Pcyroti, the French com mander,to take leave of him, communicating lo him the disjiatcli lie had received, and asking orders for Trieste. M. Peyrou sent at once tfa s information to Geu. Bazaine, who dispatch* 1 instructions by telegraph to the French cot i manders at Orizaba, Cordova and Vera Cm s, not to allow Maximilian to escape, and address ed, himself to the Arch Duke, stating he kne v of his plan to fly from Mexico, but lie could n ft • be permitted to do so unless lie would formally abdicate. The reason of this conduct is, th t should Maximilian leave without a f rmal ab dication, the position of the French would very difficult and ridiculous, while if he ab* - cates in their favor, they will be released fro their engagements towards him. It is said that Maximilian will be obliged to return to thcci)#. of .Mexico and submit to Bazaine’s terms. , New Vouk, Nov. 20. The Herald’s special San Francisco dispatch of to-day says: “On the lllth of October Coiif na passed the outer French lines in the rear** Mazatlan, with 400 men, and held his grouM for six days, when the French sent in a flagftf truce requesting a cessation of hostilities, »M promising to evacuate on the 24th. Coronb agreed, and sent the remainder of his fore* nuoo strong, up and down the coast. Corona has given orders to capture Gcnc^t* Vega and send him to Mazatlan for trial.” ({(' FROM WASHINGTON. * XAVAI. AFFAIRS. Circular from the Secretary of the Navy. Washington, Nov. 20. A prize fight took place at Johnson’s Land ing, below Alexandria, this morning between Mike Carr, alias'English, of Washington, and W. Hi AVhite of Baltimore. After twenty-1 four rounds the fight terminated in a dispute as to who was the winner. White had a shoulder dislocated. Rear Admiral Gordon of the South Atlantic squadron, reports from Rio Janeiro, October 8tli, as follows: The allies made a disastrous attack on Senpoli ou the route to Haumaita, in which they acknowledge a loss of 5,000 men. Gen. Flores with the Uruguayan troops liail withdrawn from tbo irontier and the ironclad fleet had been roughly handled. Admiral Gordon believes the Paraguayans will hot gain colitTol of Paraguay for some time to come. U. S. steamer Mystic arrived at Rio Janeiro October 5th, from Pernambuco. The Lacknwaua bad sailed for the Pacific. Tlie Sliawinut would leave for home on the 10th. The Monocaey. Commander Porter, arrived at Pernambuco October 10th. The Secretary of the Navy has issued a cir cular providing that all persons who have served as volunteer officers in the navy for -<w term of two years, and who desire to be examAk ined lor admission to the regular navy, will at once make application to Commodore S. 1*. Leo, Hartford, Conn., who would notify them when to appear. The programme of the mass welcome to Congress has been determined upon by the Committee having it in charge. There will bo a procession of soldiers, Republican and other delegations and a mass meeting, with addresses, etc., by a number of distinguished speakers. General John A. Logan will deliver tlie welcoming oration, and a banquet will lie given in the evening ai which the radical Congressmen will be guests. FROM SAN FRANCISCO. Arrival of Quern Itninin ns (lie Sandwich lulamlv—(;■ eat tlnlc in the Chinn Seas— / Annexation of Victoria to the United Mfales. San Francisco, Nov, 19. The barque Seminole brings Honolulu dates to Nov. 2d. Queen Emma arrived at Honolu lu ou the steamer Vanderbilt, Oct. 22d, after a passage of nine days from this port. She was greeted with a royal salute, to which the Van derbilt and Prussian war ship Vannetta res ponded. Thousands of people assembled to greet her in landing. The Vanderbilt drew twenty feet of water and entered the harbor of Honolulu easily. The great gale at Hong Kong was folt seri ously at sea and many vessels are missing. Advices received from Tahiti report the loss of tlie iron ship Bellisima on . the reef near Palmerston’s Island, about March 28. All hands perished. The steamer Golden Age sailed to-day for Panama with $783,000 in treasure, of which $780,000 are for New York. Among her pas sengers is Gen. Rufus Ingalls. Victoria advices say the question of annexa tion to the United Stales is under discussion. The Victoria Telegraph newspaper says Eng land gives no assistance, and saddles us with a cumbersome form of government against our wishes. The Federal authorities spend hun dreds of thousands of dollars every year on their Territories and ask the inhabitants to l>ay hut a trifle of the outlay in consequence of its infancy. Every British colony is devot ed to chronic discontent, culminating often in armed outbreaks, while in the United States territories scarcely a remonstrance is heard.— Omfcountry is killed by extravagant men at the head of affairs, while others steadily pro gress under the management of the people. A Japan paper ol October 13th says: Stal basehihad succeeded to the Tycoonite by a proclamation and would send an embassy to the. Emperor of Russia, with the object of de fining tlie boundaries, and arranging the So golian difficulties. News fiam Australia anal South America. New York, Nov. 20. The steamer Ocean Queen, with San Fran cisco dates of the 30th ult., and Panama dates of the 12th, has arrived. Australian news to the 8th ult. had been re- I ceived at Panama. A commercial panic prevailed at Sydney.— McKiulay’s exploratory tour in North Austra lia had proved a failure, owing to heavy floods. The Hokititi murderers have been convicted and sentenced to death. Rust has attacked the growing crops, which, nevertheless, promise plentifully. The West Coast natives continue trouble some. Several skirmishes have taken place, in which the Government, forces inflicted severe punishment upon them. Tlierf was no news from the gold fields. The news from the Isthmus and Panama is unimportant. Dates from South America as late as the 30th ult. had been received. A destructive Are had occurred at Chore, Ecuador. It was reported that the Chilian Government had accepted the mediation of England and France in the Spanish and Chili war. There were fears that Peru would be withdra wn from the alliance against Spain. New rich gold mines hail been found in Chili near Copaipo. Miscellaneous Dispatches. Philadelphia, Nov. 20. The steamer Tonawanda, from Savannah, re- | ports that the light shio on Frying Pan Shoals ! previously reported adrift, has been replaced on her station. Indianapolis. Nov. 20. The **nt;nnal Convention of the Grand Ar S my of the Republic, convened at Opera Hall 1 this morning. A large number of delegates were present from all sections of the country. The proceedings were kept secret. Generals Palmer and Hogan of Illinois, and Vandcvere were present with other eminent officers. Message from Bor. Marvin of Florida.fl Augusta, Ga., Nov. 20. j Gov.*Marvin, of Florida, in his message to 1 the Legislature, takes ground against the Con- ' stitutional amendment, and alludes to the con flict between the military and the President’s i policy, as shown by the interference of the for- ! mer with the civil tribunals, in disregard of the President’s proclamation, and the setting up of special judicial tribunals in violation of the United States Constitution. Laying of the Corner atone of the Mason ic Temple in Baltimore. „ Baltimore, Nov. 20. f ,!jltrar.V to expectations the weather clears forming’*^1** ^*a3on'c procession which is now President Johnson arrived at 9 o’clock, and was received at the depot by Gov. Swann and taken to his residence. lhe streets are thronged with people, and the nnmense procession is a very brilliant affair, lhe Brotherhood are all clad in ftill suits of Mack cloth, imparting a fine uniform appear ance to the line. Numerous fine hands of mu sic give the display much additional interest, l he various Commanderies and Grand Com manderies of Knight Templars, in their rich and elegant uniforms, impart a degree of gorgeous ness which have probably been rarely, if ever equalled by any similar display in this country. Many magnificent banners and flags are in the procession, richly emblazoned with symbols of the order, conspicuous among which the red cross banners and flags of the Templars It is

estimated there are 5,000 or 6,000 persons in the tine or the procession. The Columbia Com mandery from Washington are accompanied ^elet>rated Marine Band'. lhe President reviewed the procession from the steps of Gov. Swann’s residence, the entire EI0Cy ,ll<ln uncovering as it passed before him. lhe l resident wore his masonic regalia. As the procession passed around Washington’s monuinont, the brothers all again uncovered in respect to the memory of their brother, George w ashington, and the bands performed funeral marches. The head of the procession reached its destination, about one P. M., when the whole line halted with open ranks, the Grand Lodge and Commanderies of Knights iemplar marching up through the ranks of subordinate Lodges, and occupying their proper positions within the enclosure.— 1 resident Johnson and Gov. Swann occupy seats on the main stand. The Grand Lodge of Maryland opened the ceremonies, most Worthy G. M. John Coates directing the ceremonies Alter the corner atone had been adjusted and formally declared to he a foundation stone, well formed, true and trusty, the Grand Master de livered a few impressive words and a hymn was sung. The ceremonies conoluded with corn, wine and oil upon the stone, accompanied with solemn invocations. t "xr the conclusion of the Masonic ceremonies J. N. P. Latroba delivered the oration. The Masons of this city gave a grand ban quet to their brothers this evening. President Johnson, after dining with Governor Swann, left for Washington. Woman’ll Bight* Convention. ™ _r , Alb ant, N. Y., Nov. 20. 1 he Womans Eights Convention met in tweed le Hall this morning. The attendance was small. Lucy Stone Blackwell presided. She urged the advocates of equal rights to make common cause with the black. Sirs. Stanton, Fred. Douglass, Parker Pillsbury and others were present and took part in the proceedings. Resolutions were adopted strongly in favor of giving the right of suffrage to all without re gard to sex or color, and recommending the election of women as delegates to the approach ing Constitutional Convention in this State. Washington Correspondence. . _ New York, Nov. 20. A Washington dispatch says nothing will be done by the Government in the oases of tbe convicted Fenians until the action by the Brit ish Government is known. It is understood that Gen. Sherman and Mr. Campbell will first land at Tampico, and, fail ing to find there the representative of the Mex ican Republic, will go to Vera Cruz. The World’s Washington dispatch says Gen. Dtx has received his instructions, and will sail for France on Saturday. Canadian Affairs. New York, Nov. 20. A special dispatch from Toronto to the Her ald, dated to-day, says: The Government has ordered two regiments of infantry to be sta tioned at Bedford. C. E., during the trial of the prisoners taken at Pigeon Hill. A special commission has been issued to Judge Ifagarty to hold a court Dec. 10th to try the balance of die prisoners in this city. Toronto, C. W., Nov. 20. The reports of the discovery of gold at Madoc are corroborated. Tfcr Paraguayan War. New York, Nov. 20. An official report of the commander of the alkep m the Paraguayan war admits a severe sSSsf* •***-* The protest of Bolivia against war on Para guay charged the allies with intent to despoil its territory under the plea of war with Para guay, but the Argentine Minister denies the charge. FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. Liverpool, Nov. 19—Tnc steamship Moravian, Capt. Aiton, from Montreal 8th inst., has arriv ed here. Tyondon, Nov. 19.—Great floods are devastat ing the counties of York and Lancaster, and many lives have been lost by drowning. The report is confirmed that Chili and Peru have consented to accept the mediation of the governments of France and England. Reports are in circulation that fighting has been received in Candia. Florence, Nov. 19.—Baron Ricasoli, Prime Minister of the Italian government, has issued a circular discouraging the agitation of the Roman question. Italy, he says, will he neutral and await the certain triumph of her rights. London, Nov. 19, Evening.—It is said that the Government is alive to the iact that large num bers of Fenians have been arriving in Ireland weekly, and is well prepared to meet any re bellious movement. The Reform demonstration in Edinburg on Saturday was a large and imposing one. Berlin, Nov. 19.—It is positively stated that Bismarck will soon resume the active duties of his office. _ The New York Senatorship.—Mr. Hor ace Greeley reprints in the New York Tribune the following letter to the Newburgh Journal, in regard to his nomination for the succession to Mr. Harris’s seat in the Senate: Office of the Tribune, ( New York, Nov. 1*, 1806. ' j Dear Sir:—In your leader of the 12th in stant, you say that I ought to make known my views and wishes with regard to the United States senatorship in prospect. I oomply with your suggestion. I shalfeertainly accept the senatorship and endeavor to discharge the duties should I be elected. And I shall he gratified to learn that our newly chosen legislature shall judge me the man for the place. I believe this fully an swers your requisition. And now allow me to add that, should the members he importuned, or button-holed, or bored, to vote tor me, or in any manner solic ited to act otherwise in the premises than as their convictions of public duty shall dictate, it will not be the fault of Yours truly, . Horace Greeley. To the Editor of The Journal, Newburgh, N. Y. The Times copies the same letter, and “sees no reason why the canvass in Mr. Greeley's be half should not be successful.” TnE Case of Lynch.—It will be remember ed that “Colonel” Lynch, the first of the Feni an prisoners tried at Toronto and condemned to death, claimed that he accompanied the in vasion of Canada simply as a correspondent of the Louisville Courier. The fact that the con ductors of that paper were not summoned to testify in his defence was considered reasonable ground for the assumption that he was not ac credited from its office; hut the following state ment of the Courier itself upholds the prisoner’s statement: “Col. Lynch was engaged to fill the place of one of our reporters, whom at the last moment, we found impossible to send. The .arrange ment was positively and distinctly made by a gentleman connected with this office, through Captain McDermott, a very worthy soldier and gentleman; hut in the hurry of the departure, Col. Lynch failed to receive his credentials.— Tire assertion that ho held a commission in the Fenian army, or was connected with them in any way’ except as a reporter, we do not cred it,’’ “Little Blue.”—The annual catalogue of Mr. Weston’s excellent family school for hoys, at Farmington, indicates continued and de served prosperity. The whole number of pu pils during the current year has been 80, ma ny of them from other States, and some from foreign countries. We notice names of boys from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Texas, Cali fornia, New Brunswick, Cuba and Spain. The Bcbeau op Statistics, authorized by act of the last Congress, now under the direc tion of Mr. Dele van, is working very efficiently, and the work has been so sytematized as to largely increase the results. In December next the annual statistics of trade and commerce up to the close of the last fiscal year will be print ed and laid before Congress. Next week monthly statements for the present fiscal year . will be prepared ami published, and will be published monthly hereafter, and will furnish 1 information and statistics of great vahie to business men. PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Advertisements fe-D«y. ENTEBTAtNMENT COLUMN. Theatre—BidweU 4 Brown. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Special Notice ot Life Insurance. Stock Broker-H. M. Parson. Gas and Coal Oil Fixtures. Statement of the Hartford Insurance Co. Under-Shirts—Charles Cnstis & Co. Just Arrived—25 Army Wagons. Fish—Joseph Wescott & Son. Wanted—Money. Wanted—Agent. House Lots Tor Sale. Agents Wanted. Men’s Gloves—Charles Cusp* <£ Co. Clothing Cleansed—Chas. H. Mahoiny. Escaped from Jail—1300 Reward. Fryeburg Academy—Winter Term. TDK COURTS. UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT. SEPTEMBER TERM—JUDGE FOX "PRESIDING. Tuesday.—The case of United States v James Treat, “ drags its slow length along,” Mr. Charles Mayo, the book-keeper of Messrs. Treat & Co., who was placed on the stand Iasi Friday, was on all day yesterday, the examination of the hooks and papers of the firm not being completed. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT. BEFORE JUDGE FOX. Tuesday.—George H. Hllchey v Schooner John H. Kennedy. libel to recover the amount of his share as one of the fishing crew of said Vessel. ' He gapped at Beaver Harbor, Nova Scotia, while tlfe schooner belonged In Bremen, Maine. There was no dispute about the amount due plaintiff on the catck, but the defendants alleged that the amount had been sent to plaintiff, by mail, according to his order, to Beaver Harbor, and testimony was introduced to show that the letter containing the amount was mail ed at Wahlobiro’. Plaiqfiff contended that he had never received the amount. Jndge Fox, taking all the circumstances and evi dence into consideration, dismissed the libel without costs. Goddard & Haskell for libellant. Shepley & Strom tor respondents. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Tuesday.—The usual large array of prisoneis, gathered since Friday night, was apparent, and the Court Room was fillod with their Mends. John Davis, for drunkenness and disturbance, paid $6.78. Dennis McCarthy, for a similar offense, paid the sum of $6.26. Patrick Conley, for obstructing the sidewalk, paid $8.17. Henry J. McGIinchy, for drunkenness and disturb ance, paid $8.17, Thomas Kelley, for drunkenness and disturbance, paid $6.17. Arthur Jennings, for making a loud noise ip the streets, paid $8.17. John Godfrey, a lad, was brought up charged whh violation of the Lord’s Day by playing in the street. He was adjudged not guilty. Edward Britt, for drunkenness and disturbance, paid $6.17. George Wilcox, for violation of the Lord’s Day in keeping his shop open, paid $13.17. Thomas Armstrong, for a similar effense, paid $13.17. George Newman, for drunkenness and disturbance, was committed to jail In default of the payment of $6.17. John J. Driscoll, for assaulting the police officers with dangerous weapons, was ordered to recognize, with sureties, in the sum of $300 for his appearance at. the S. J. Court on the last Tuesday of this *mont.h.— S. L. Carloton, Esq., appeared sis his counsel. “Policemen nnd Pistols.” Mn. Editob :—I noticed in Monday's issue an article on “Policemen and Pistols,” signed “IT.” the tendency of which is so utterly subversive ot official efficiency, and, therefore, of public tranquility, as to merit a reply. Taking for his text the remark of Gen. Sheridan at New Or leans, “that peace would have been restored in five minutes if the policemen had put up their pistols,” (the rebels said the same when the “policemen” of the “nation” came down among them to enforce the Jaw ^ud restore order), ha goes on to infer that, as our officers sometimes carry pistols, they may as foolishly and devil ishly use them as the police “thugs and rebels” did iu the former city. To say the least, “U.” was very unfortunate in the ohoice of his text—a case which has no parallel, either in the past or present, nor is likely ever to occur at the North in the future, and, therefore, is not very com plimentary to the moral character, intelligence and wisdom of our officials, from the Mayor down. “U.’s” idea of what a policeman ought to be is precisely that which the rumseller thinks the temperance man ought to be, viz: “A mor al swasionist,* for he says: “Their duty is not to fi'jht offensively, but to keep the peace—to arrest and hold offenders, not to shoot, nor to wound them in any manner.” I take it that “U." is an unbeliever in the doctrine of “total depravity,” even as applied to “roughs” filled with “fighting whiskey,” and also predict his speedy conversion should he accept a situation on the police staff, and be stationed on some of the beats in tbis city for three Saturday and Sunday nights, at which times “My Lord, Whis key” holds high carnival, and his devotees, the roughs, amuse themselves in the interesting pastime of fighting each other and the “peace men.” To be serious, bow can an officer arrest and hold “offenders” without meeting force (whether muscular, vegitable or mineral,) with force, and keep the peace? Last Sunday night some villains rushed on the policemen with drawn knife, revolver and clubs, with nails driv en into them, in order to rescue a prisoner from the officers, and one of the rascals was shot, a£ ter being warned. If the “peace men” bad not had pistols, they would have been struck down instantly, and possibly killed. In a word, the log ical result of “U.’s” teaching would be to trans fer the risk ol being maimed or killed from the offenders to the officers, who are the represen tatives of law, order and peace, and destroy all confidence in being protected by the rightfully constituted protectors of the public. There is not an officer, from the Marshal down, even now, especially of the night police and watch men, who does not, at times, have to take his life in his hand in the performance of his duty. Should the views of “U.” prevail, there would be no “peace men” nor peace, unless the military patrolled with them; for the knowledge that pistols were not allowed to officers by popular consent, would give to all grades of villains an immense power for evil of all kinds, and no man’s life would be safe. P. p. Peabl Stbeet Univebsalist Society.— At a meeting of the members of this Society, held last Friday evening, it was voted to dis pose of their lot on the comer of Congress and Pearl streets, and whatever other property be longs to the Society and to disband. As there are many persons who wish that a Universal ist Society may be established in the lower part of the city, it is probable a new Associa tion may be formed, who will purchase the old lot and erect a church thereon. Masonic.—At the annual meeting of Port land Lodge, which was holden at Masonic Hall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 14th, the follow ing officers were elected: Henry P. Deane, W. Master; Geo. E. Taylor, Senior Warden; Seth B. Hersey, Junior Warden; William O. Fox, Treasurer; Eben Wentworth, Secretary; W. H. Soule, Senior Deacon; John P. Hobbs, Jun ior Deacon; Jona. M. Heath, George E. Taylor, Wm. Curtis, Finance Committee. Mr. Editor The exhorbitant price asked fat milk in this city is unjust and unbearable. Do the milk venders understand it is the poor, not the rich, that they are persecuting in this rise on milk? Eight cents is all milk ever was and can be worth, and it looks like taking the advantage of our necessities, so to increase the price. One or YOUR ScnscRiBEBS. The great and terrible labor of the year, for womankind, is the weekly washing. It gives us the greatest pleasure to assure all our fair readers that a very marked abatement of toil will be experienced upon using the Steam Re fined Soap. No other is thought equal to it in the wash-room. Accident.—Mr. William H. Pennell,'of Cape Elizabeth, of the firm of Skillin, Small & Co., was severely injured yesterday by the falling ot a stick of timber from the new store of Hen ry Bodge, in process of crcotion. Braking Jail—Four PrUotiera Eica^cd.— Four prisoners—Frederick Richards, Samuel Neville, Charles Brainerd and Melvin Kennis ton—confined in the county jail, made their escape from the institution Monday night and have not since been beard from. Kenniston and Brainerd occupied a cell to gether, and have, undoubtedly, been maturing their plan for sometime. They contrived by a very simple process to unlock their cell door and then proceeded down stairs to the dun geon cells, and liberated Richards and Neville. They then offered to release all Hie other pris oners if they would assist in escaping, hut the offer was declined. The .scamps after getting out of their cells went into the poor debtors’ room, from which escapes have heretofore been effected and which is now unocupied. Taking a portion of an iron bedstead which was in the room, they pried the bars of the window apart so that they nearly sprung from their sockets, and made sufficient space to pass themselves through—deadening the sound a3 much as pos sible by spreading bedding upon the floor. Af ter breaking out the glass of the window they let themselves down to the ground, a distance of some twentvfept, by means of a rope and escaped. ^ Neville was in jail fur picking packets and was bound over to the November term of tlie Supreme Judicial Court. Richards was in for counterfeiting and was waiting trial at the IT. S. Circuit Court at its present session. Brainard had been sentenced to one year in the State prison, at the July term of the Su preme Judicial CouM, but the sentence had been commuted to imprisonment in jail. Kenniston had been s> nteneed at the July term to eighteen months in the State prison, for breaking and entering a store in Bridgton. His sentence had also been commuted to im prisonment in the jail. He was the only one the four who belonged in this.State. Brainard belongs in Canada; Richards is supposed to belong in New York. No one knows where Neville belongs. The attention of the County Commissioner was called to the locks on the cells two weeks since by Sheriff Parker. They will have dif ferent locks put on the doors. It is supposed that Richards, before he was confined in the dungeon cell, had discovered the means of unlocking the doors and had been out of his cell frequently at night, pre paring for an escape. Sheriff Parker offers a reward of $300 for the capture of the prisoners. A full descrip tion of them can be obtained by reference to his advertisement. Periodicals.—Harper’s Magazine for De cember, and Godey’s Lady’s Book for Decem ber, have been received at the bookstores of Messrs. Short & Loring, corner of Free and Centre streets, Messrs. Bailey & Noyes, No.IRt Fore street, and A. Robinson’s, No. 323 Con gress street. Also at the periodical depot of Messrs. Fessenden Brothers, Lancaster Hall. Ward 6.—Mr. Thomas Lynch was unani mously elected Alderman of Ward 0, at the election held yesterday, to fill the vacanoy oc casioned by the resignation of Alderman Southard. Mr. Hossack voted for Jane P. Thurston for Alderwoman. Drt Goods at Auction.—The sale at Pat ten’s room of dry goods went on yesterday in spite of the weather, and wiil be continued this afternoon and every lot must be sold, no matter what it brings, weather fair or foul. Cow Slaughtered.—A cow that strayed on Commercial street Monday afternoon was run into by tho engine. The cow-catcher caught the animal and injured her so much that she ' had to be killed. THE STATE, —The Bangor Whig learns that the Passama quoddy tribe of Indians is now decreasing at the rate of about twenty per cent, every year. —We notice a paragraph in the papers that Grand Master Murray is on a tour through the State, visiting Masonic Lodges, and had ar rested three charters. It is true that Mr. Mur ray passed through the State, on his way to St. John, and improved the opportunity of visiting the several Lodges on the way and interchang ing fraternal greetings with the brethren. He did not arrest a charter, as no occasion for such a proceeding was discovered. The fraternit, understand that such public notices are dis tasteful to the Grand Master, and that such in formation was not furnished by him to any cor respondent.— Bangor Whig. Arrival of the Hibernian.—The steam ship Hibernian, Capt. Dutton, from Liverpool 8th and Londonderry 9th, arrived at this port about 7 o’clock Tuesday morning, bringing 26 cabin and 164 steerage passengeis and a Large cargo. It is the first arrival of the weekly line from Liverpool that we are to have for five months. The following items of intelligence wo gath er from the papers: Numerous Cabiuet councils were being held in London. The Times says thqy can hard ly be on reform, as the measureMn existence is scarcely likely to be in so forward a state as to permit an elaborate discussion of its details, ana it therefore presumes the attention of tliu Council is occupied by Departmental business, amongst which, the Times hopes, is included the army organization. Drafts of Dent & Co., of China, were on the 7th refused acceptance by Dent, Palmer & Co., of London. The two firms are entirely dis tinct. The engagements of the firm are rough ly estimated at three millions sterling. The partners are wealthy, and it is believed that the creditors will receive the whole of their claims. It is announced that Ex-Go’v. Eyre of Jamai ca, would be arraigned at the Central criminal court, Loudon, in about ten days, for the Ja macia murders. The case of the rebel steamers seized at Liv erpool in behalf of the United States Govern ment, was before the Admiralty Court on the 7th. It was stated on behalf of the prosecution that no case was before the Court, and that by the consent of all parties the cases would stand over, and the vessels remain as they were at Liverpool. It was believed that the matter would be privately adjusted. London Monet Market.—The market is quiet and easy. Gold is accumulating at the Bank, and the discount demand is inactive.— Further reduction in the rate of discount was anticipated the day the steamer sailed. France.—The Moniteur Du Soirsays trans port ships necessary for the conveyance of the French troops from Mexico are ready. The same journal says the Mexican government so far from entertaining feelings of anxiety or hesitation, is redoubling its efforts for carrying out energetically the task undertaken by Max imilian. Negotiations for the apportionment of the Pontifical debt were still being carried on in Paris. Congressional Majorities in the Maine Election. • The Governor and Council having made a if official canvass of the Congressional election i u this Stab', the figures are found to foot up as follows: 1st Dist.—John Lynch, 15,611 L. D. M. Sweat, 11,653 Lynch’s majority, 3,958 2d Dist.—Sidney Perliam, 18,784 Nahum Morrill, 7,;I63 Perham’s majority, 6,421 3d Dist—Jas. G. Blano, 14.909 Solyman Hoatli, 8,318 Scattering, 128 Blaine’s majority, 6,4ft) 4th Dist.—John A. Peters, 12,059 Geo. M. Weston, 6,561 Scattering, M Peter’s majority, 5,176 5th Dist.—Fred. A Pike, 12,131 W. G. Crosby, 7,973 Scattering, 187 Pike’s majority. 4,191 Total votes thrown for Republican candi dates C8J14; for Copper-johnson candidates 42,205. Republican majority 26,509. Rooms Caught.—The enormous Quantity of counterfeit fractional currency which comes to the treasury for redemption, some of which is so pood that it is taken for genuine, has stim ulated the detectives to unusual activity, and last week a number of counterfeiters, with the plates for printing fifty-cent notes and a largo . amount of the currency ready for circulation, were captured.— Washington Dispatch. VARIETIES*. - Prussia’s new flag is to be tri-color—black, white awl orange. —There has been formed in Paris a much needed Humane Society for the Protection of Infants. —Queen Victoria lias placed St James Pal ace at the disposal of her relative, King George of Hanover —One of the curious objects in the recent exhibition at Toledo, Spain, was a complete ed ition of “Don Quixote,” printed in microscopic chai-actcrs on fifty four cigarette papers. A bust of Richard Cobdcn has just been sot up iu the rooms of the Philadelphia Union League. It was a present from Mr. McHenry, who visited this country with Sir Morton Pe to. —McVicker, the manager of the leading the atre in Chicago, inspired perhaps by the courso of the Times of that city, has removed the railing which separated the seats of the whita and colored spectators in the gallery of hla es tablishment. The health of the Arch-duchess Carlotta i t said to be improving, ami hopes are entertained of her complete recovery. —Duelling, which everybody thonght war on its decline, has had a sadden revival in France, —At a temperance meeting in Washington the other night, Miyor Gen. IToward remarked that he was a Radical in teinperanco just as he believed in being a Radical in oth^r things. Two hisses broke forth from the large audiences which were instantly drowned in the bursts of applause from all parts oi the room. The tem perance men of Washington all belong to tho Republican party. —Inspired by the example of a lady writer, whose latest production is called “Only a Wo man’s Heart,” it is rumored in literary circles that a gentleman of reputation as a story writer has in preparation a new novel to bo styled “Only a Han’s Pluck.” Hall’s Expedition.—Mr. B. H. Chappell, of New London, Conn., has communicated to Heury Grinnell, Esq., of New York, a state ment made by Capt. Morgan, of the steam whaling-bark Pioneer, of an interview with Mr. C. E. Hall, the Arctic explorer. Mr. Chap pell says: The Pioneer reached the head of Repots.* Bay, north of river Welcome, on the 2bth of July last. Here they met Mr. Hall and hi* party of Esquimaux all in good health, and at that time engaged in fishing. His faithful ad herents. Joe and Hannah, (Esquimaux) who are well known to you, with some other natives form his family or troupe. He had at that time no white man in his company. Mr. Hall was much affected, ngain to uieet familiar faces and hear news from home. He had pass ed the winter very comfortably, being thor oughly inured to the Esquimaux mode of life, and having with his resources secured an am ple supply of food. At this station he hail killed one whale last fall and another this sum mer. while deer he found iu the greatest abun dance. He had established a great many de pots of provisions, extending Sir into the inte rior, to he used in case of necessity. Last spring Mr. Hall mode a journey north west, towaril Committee Bay and King Wil liam's Land, hut found the natives of that re gion so treacherous and jealous that he wa* forced to return when within a hundred mile* of his destination. This animosity and feud i* between the different families and tribes of thu Esquimaux, who all carry weapons secretly, and do not hesitate to kill each other for any real or supposed injury. Some of them threat ened the life of Mr. Hall ami his party, and they were obliged to turn back. Mr. Hall has secured a great many relics of the Franklin exploring expedition, together with some important documents which iie be lieves to have been penned by Capt. Crozlor, and has information of the location of others, which he is determined to obtain, believing them to be of much value toward clearing up the mystery of the fate of the unfortunate sur vivors of the Erebus and Terror. Mr. Hall i* continually adding to his stock ol information, anil the object of his search being further known amoug the natives, he is constantly- gathering fresh traces and new proofs to establish previ ously-known facts. Among other things he has heard of the lo cation of a boat turned bottom up, uuder which are the dead bodies of seventeen to twenty-five white men, with their bands and teet all cut off. The natives claim that the mutilation was not done by them, but by some of the white men who were wrecked. Tho tradition of the Esquimaux is that a rebellion broke out among the survivors, who were en deavoring to reach Hudson's Bay, and that all but three were murdered; that these three re mained among tho natives, working their way toward white settlements, but they finally died before reaching them. Mr. Hall expressed his gratitude and regard for those who had aided him at home to un dertake his plans of discovery; said that ho was determined to carry out uis plans, if It could bo doni without too much expense, and conclude his explorations in that quarter tho ensuing year. He wished very much to organize a small party of six or e’giit white men, fully armed, to accompany him. He could then travel with impunity, and reach the utmost limit of his de sires. It is uot improbable that such a party cun be ma le up from the ship’s ctcwj winter ing there. The Pope’s Allocution.—The latest foreign papers received by steamer, contain the ftill text of the Pope's Allocution which has been referred to in a recent telegram from Rome.— It appears that the telegraphic summary con veyed a very inadequate idea of this important document, which reasserts in the most posi tive manner the doctrine of the temporal sov ereignty of the Pope, renews the protest, against the annexation of the Pontifical States by the King of Italy, anil denounces all thoso who took part in that proceeding. The Jour nal das Debats of Nov. 5, says of this docu ment: The event of the day is the Pontifical Allo cution upon the affairs of Italy, or rather the affairs in the whole of Europe." Since the En cyclical and the Syllabus, the Court of Rome has not pronounced words so dircfully signifi cant. We believe that this Allocution will re ceive greater importance and will produce worse effects than the documents above men tioned. The defenders of the Syllabus could say that it was a more doctrinal and abstract exposition, which did not demand a rigorous and immediate application to the events of the present time; but such language is not appli cable to-day. The last Allocution is a sum mons to Italy, and, in effect, to all the Catholic Powers, to put in practice the principles of the Syllabus—principles purely speculative. The Gold in Madoc, Canada West!—A letter in the Galt Reporter says: “On Satur day a Californian offered #1,500 for what earth he could take out of the hole in half au hour, with ho other assistance than a common gar den hoe. Air. Vennor, of Sir Wni. Logan’s staff, assisted by a watchmaker here, obtained a few (lays ago, trom two and a half pints of tbo ordinary loose earth, pure gold amounting in value to $21. The samples which have been stolen and given out of the opening—which is seven feet diameter and seventeen feet in depth —will amount, I am confident, to #1,000 or $1,200. Now, if this proves to be a regular ‘lisle,’and the vein extends north and south, allowing holes equally rich in quality and quantity to be opened up, what an incalculable amount of wealth will he realised by the Intro duction of skilled labor and proper machinery I “It this claim is not an accidental “pocket," California and Australia will be vastly behind Mailoo in point of richness in yield,—I mean In case of an individual mine. Nothing has yet been known to equal it as far as developed. “Our village is thronged with gohl-seekers, from the wealthy American capitalist to the less pretentious miner, w'iose braq^h muscle is his only means of working a mineiThe open ing of these mines will not take place in any considerable degree until the spring.” We trust that all these fine prospects may lie realised, but amateur gohl-hunters would do well to be cautious in their ventures. A Rich Couple.—The London correspond ent of Saunders's Nows Letter says: The be trothal is just declared of perhaps onr very wealthiest marriageblo lady (for Miss Burdoit Coutts I look upon as already wedded to her good works), and Dame Fortune, In her bliud mood lias decreed that she shall And a bridegroom uearly as wealthy as herself. £ nch will be the case in the marriage of Karl Beau champ with Miss Dnndnss-Christopher-Hami 1 ton-Nisbett, in whom eaeh patron, mic is un-» derstood to imply a fortune. Lord Beauchamp, well known in tho House of Commons as ttie staunch Conservative member tor Worcestershire, succeeded last year, by the death of his brother, to the title and estates, estimated at over forty thousand a year. But his bride is even more richly en dowed, for it is admitted that she will ultimate ly succeed to an income of more than sixty thousand a year, to sai nothing ol^an immense ami increasing amount of ready money. How came tho band of fascinating younger brothers to let slip such a prize?