Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, November 24, 1866, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated November 24, 1866 Page 1
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* 4 .;V ,, ’ / , __ ^ _ * ' _„.v,... * 4 0 , W . : 1 .___.______—- - - __ ..j__ __i__ M«*m.hed June 93, 1S62. rol. S. PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 24, 1866. STerm. mght I>ol tare per annum, iu ndvnnce. . . * i . * i I t! A lli4 ii i .....Li . i "■* 1 * • -.til ... 1 *-* I 1 . , I A 1 * ' THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is publish d everyday, (Sunday excepted.) at No. t lTinteis' xehangc, Commacial Street, Portland, by N. A. Foster, Proprietor. Teems : -Light Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the anie place every Thursday morning at $2.00 a year, n variably in advance. Rates of Advertising.—One ineboj spare, in engtli ol column, constitutes a “square.” $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, GO cents. Halt square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one week, $1.00; 50 rents per week after. Under head of “Amusements,” $2.00ner square per week; three insertions or less, $1.50. Special Notices,91.23 per square tor the first in sertion, aud 25 cents pel square for each subsequent nsertion. Advertisements inserted in the “Maine State Press” (which has n large circulation in everv par of the State) for $1.00 per square tor first insertion* and 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. ENTERTAIN MENTS. Theatre, - Deering Hall. Bidwell Ac Browne, Ijccc* A managers. ®. E. Wlhss, - - Stage manager. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, AND EVERY EVENING DURING THE WEEK, MR. S, E. BROWNE, The favorite versatile actor In several of his most popular characters, embodying Fun and Sentiment Combined! supported by the hill strength of the Superior Dr matte Company! Q3F“Full particulars in Daily Programmes. November 21. d4t. DEERIN G I I AA I.. FORITIVELY VIIBEE NIKUT80M.Y Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, War. 38, 3l nn<t 38. THE GREAT CONSOLIDATION! NEWCOMB A ARLINGTON’S MINSTRELS I Waw the Pwalsr Nrnratiou af the Day! Associated with this talented Corps de Airique, aro the two best of living Comedians, theWondious Her nandez, and Billy Emerson, Comedian, the greatest Song and Dance man in the world. £ir~Slx First Class Comedians appear nightly in connection with the other portion of this grand enter tainment, which will prove to be of an entire new and original character. ^“Admission—Gallory 35 cents. Reserved Seats 60 cents. Doors open at 7, commence At 8 o’clock. no2216t_N. D. ROBERTS, Agent. r\ y. m. cVaT COURSE LECTURES SECOND LECTURE BY HOW. V A. H. Bullock, Governor ol Mass., ON Holiday Evening, Nov. 26tli, v . —IN THE— STATE STREET CflURCH. Subject « Tte five historic Periods qf America.’ Music appropriate to the place and occasion previ ous to the lecture. The pews on one side of the church reserved until o'clock for season ticket holders. Season tickers, $1.50; Evening tickets, 25 cents; to be had at H. Packard’s, corner of Congress and Oak streets; Short & Loring’a, corner Free and Center streets; Carter & Dresser’s, Fore street, foot of Ex change ; Geyer’s Stationery Store, 13 Free St., and at the door. Doors open at 61 o’clock. Lecture 71 o’clock. nov20dlw NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. jVTEN-'S Under-Shirts ! AND DRAWERS, In English, Scotch and American. Charles Custis & Co. ]Vf orton Block, CONGBESS STREET. nov24d3t Slightly Wet, but not Damaged ! 500 PAIR Extra Heavy Blankets from the l*te Are fai Franklin street, Beaton, SEELING AT $5.50 PER PAIR, —BY— LEACH, PARKER & CO., NO. 5 PEERING BLOCK. A splendid line of CLOAKS AND CLOAKINGS, -XT wholesale OR RETAIL. Leach, Parker & Co., 5 Peering Block, Congress Street. nov24 d2w PATTERSON & CIIADBOURNE, DEALERS IN REAL ESTATJE. Merton Black, Next Above the Preble House! OFFER for sale two and a half story house on At lantic Street, containing twelve finished rooms, in perfect repair. Arranged for two families. Hard ana soft water .gas and all modem conveniences.— Lot 51 by 70. Price $3,COO. Terms only $1,300 down, balance In two years. This is a most desirable, bar gain, and situated on one of the best si recta in the city. Also, two two and a half story houses on Wllmot and Franklin Streets, eighteen an«l nineteen rooms each. Both arranged for two families. Price $6,000 each. Terms only $1,500 down; balalance in four years. Houses on State, Danforth, Lewis, Brown, Cumber land, Oxford, Middle and other streets, at prices ranging from $1,900 to $15,000. November 24. d2w. Elliot & Me Collar, No. 11 Market Square» DEALERS IN Boots, Shoes and Rubbery Of tlie very best stock and warranted work. WINTER STOCK FOR Ladies’, Gents,’ and Children’s Wear, jast opened, Very Cheap for Cash l ELLIOT A McCALLAR, No 11 Market Square. Nov 24—d2\v _ Men’s Grloyes At 293 Congress St., MIorton Block, Charles Custis & Co. nov24—d3t Seven $10410 House Lots TT'OR sale on Congress street, near the new Park X A line location lor a block of houses. Now it the time to purchase, preparatory for building in thi spring. Apply to WM. B. JERRIS, Real Estat' Agent. nov24d3w For Sale. 1*BLS. APPLES, in quantities to sui / Vy V/ purchasers, bv JEREMIAH HOWE & CO., noStdlw 27 Commercial st. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. fremorrhag« or Bleeding i'rom the Lungs, • BV UK. SIOKSE. LETTER xxxii. It is a melancholy fact tliat Hemorrhage or Bleed ing from the Lungs, is becoming more prevalent eve ry year. Scarcely a day passes in which I do not have more or less parsons applying to me for relief, who have experienced this trouble. It occurs in a large proportion of cases of consumption, at some period ot the disease. We may regard it as a rule, that at some period of the disease Hemorrhage from the lungs occurs in about four cases out of live. The causo of spitting of blood is not generally well understood. There is some obstruc tion in the lungs chicli pre vents the passage of the blood through them. Gen erally this obstiucfiou becomes greater, and conges tion fakes place. By congestion we mean that tlic veins become swollen almost to bursting; after a lime these vessels relax so as to allow the blood to from them into the air tubes and ceHs—precisely as fluids do through n filter or strainer, aud it is coughed up. The obstruction alluded to, generally arises from tu bercles. When a person spits blood, it a common be lief that it comes from the breaking of a Mood vessel in the lung8; but such is not the case. It runs from the mucous membrane lining the air tubes iuid cells, Just as it often does from the nose, without toe rup-. ture of any vessels. It cannot be too widely known that spitting or raising blood is a thing of fearful interest, as point ing out the silent, treacherous progress of a deadly disease within the lungs. The loss of blood is an indication ot tubercles, and from these tubercles will arise, sooner or later, all those changes and symptoms which constitute c<»n sumptioa. In almost ofery case where blood is coughed up, however small the quantity, that blood comes from the lungs, aud speaks a terrible warning. In thirteen bundled and twenty-seven cases of hemorrhage from the lungs, which have been prescribed lor, or treated by Dr. Morse during Ills nine years’ resilience in Port land, nearly every case of which have been cured, and but a very few ever spit or raised, any blood after using his Inhalations, in which, he wishes it to bo understood that he uses no fedine, ht>r no mineral nor nothing deleterious whatever. Xlioinhalations are of the natural temperature of the- atmosphere we breathe, aud are always ready for use, (without any heating or steam,) perfectly harm lass and very pleas ant. I would here slate that the numerous patient® I have from abroad, as well as about home, calling on me for consultation and help, together with the ordeis coming from all sections of the country,4 fi>r my Rem edies, give mo all the business that I can possibly, at tend to ' at home, where I am always happy to rrect those who axfr suffering from pulmonary affections, and wish to avail themselves of the benefits of safe and proper remedies for the removals ol their trou bles. For my success In effecting cures, I have thc^rlvl lagc of referring to wealthy Bankers, Brokers and Merchants in Boston, fts well as hundreds of iamilies in this city and many oilier sections of the country. Persons living at a distance, who cunnqfc visit me, can be treated by sending me a written statement of the symptoms of their case, aud the remedies with inhaler and instructions for use can beseuttbem by expross. Your obedient servant, CHARLES MORSE, Physician, for Catarrh and all Diseases of the Throat and Lungs, No. 0 Deeringstreot, Portland. nov24d&w1f Guardian Sale. T> Y virtue of a license from the Judge of Prolmte .Dfor Cumberland County, the undersigned will sell at private sale or public auction Doc 25, A D, I860, at 10 o’clock A. M, the following described ro u estate, . the homestead of the late Winthrop Uaston, of North . Yarmouth, deceased, including tlio widow’s dower in the same, embracing a dwelling house, story and a half In height, well adapted for two families, and well supplied with wutcr; a largo barn with a collar beneath; carriage house, wood shed and a small store connected—art In good repair; fifty acres ofland.wctl wooded, connected with tlie home iarm; also ton acres ol tillage land, in lot No 39 in said town, and five acres of land a part of the old “Boston Farm.” WILI,I i M OSGGOD, Guardian. North Yarmouth, Nov 20, 1886. w3w48*dlt STfUtrurnnlic Salta and Snoiuolii Hia. eral Waters, Just resolved and for sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24sxeowd&wly No 86 Commercial St. Board. A PLEASANT Boom, with board, suitable for a ' gontleman and wife, or two single gentlemen, at No 56 Clark street. no24dtf Did You Knoiv It ? Gentlemen, you caw Save S5 Cents, BY HAVING ONE OF THOSE Perfect Fitting Shirt Patterns! Cut from Measure at the Novelty Custom Skirt Factory, Where you can also have Shirts of all kinds, cut and made to order, at short notice, and at Reasonable Prices. 990 1-9 Congress 8t.« no23dtf_Up-Stairs, Portland. Particular Notice. \T ALU ABLE house lots tor saloon the cornor ot v Decriu'i«ud Hornv slrecls. The moat desirable lots now in the market, .inquire of HANSON DOW. Real Estate Agents No. 341 Congress at. g^’IIousoHaudlotsin diti’areut parts or the city, _sale cheap._ scpHdt t For Sale. A AA QUINTALS largo Cod Flsli. xUU lOO quintals small Cod Fish. 500 quintals Pollock. JOSEPH WESOOTT & SON. Hoad Union Wharf. November 21. dlw Private Sale of Furniture AT the house No 27 Spring Street, during FRIDAY and SATURDAY, Nov 23 and 21. no2Sd3t* _ J. Ifl. ATWOOD. Dress Making, BY the day, bv an experienced Drone Maker. Ap ply at No 20 Spruce street. nol8dlw* ..’" 11 ■'" ... FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. Tom dor, Nov. 21.—Lord Stanley, in reply to the letter in regard to the ships seized by the United States Government, points out that no arrangement can be made to consider such claims. A grand reform banquet took place at Man chester last night. Mr. Bright made a pjwer ful speech. The Times says although the Federal Secre tary of the Treasury believes that the Bonds of the United States will be paid in gold, it would be better if Congress would secure such pay ment by law. Advices from Crete state that the Cretan As Bembly deny the report that they have submit ted to the Turks. Pesth, Nor. 21.—The Hungarian Diet met to day. The Imperial rescript was received and read. It declares that if the Diet will remove the difficulties ill the way of unity, a Hunga rian Minister will be amiiinted and tbe auto nomy of Hungary re-established. Antwerp, Nov. 21.—The schooner Island Home from Richmond for the Rio Grande, was cap sized Oct. 3d. The crew were taken off and brought to this port. Queenstown, Aon. 21, Evening.—The steamship City of Manchester from New York 7tb. touch ed at this port this afternoon, and proceeded to Liverpc ol. Southampton, Nov. 21,—The steamship Deut schland from New York lllth, has arrived. Penis, Nov. 21.—It is said the French Govern ment has received news that the rule of Maxi milian is virtually at an end, and it is further reported that the government has ordered the shipment of stoves to Mexico to be stopped. Berlin, Nov. 21.—There is a report that the King of Prussia has written a letter to the Pope offering him the protection of Prussia. London, Nov. 21,—The Admiralty Conn, in the case of the Rappahanuock, lias ordered the representatives of the United States Odvofit ment to give security in the suit where it iv the plaintiff. Maana.nou.il.—ine i,canine to-uay says the King of Prussia has written to the' Popo, offering protection to Rome. J. H. Surratt, the alleged accomplice in the murder of President Lincoln, was discovered serving in the Papal Zouaves, under the name of John Watson. He was arsested upon a de mand of Gen. King, but afterwards ran the gnaTd, leaped over a precipice, and escaped into the Italian territory. The Italian authorities are on the alert and endeavoring to re-capture him. London. Nov. 22.—The United States steamer Frolic left Southampton yesterday to join the squadron at Lisbon. is reported that the steamship Great East erp will begin to make regular trips between New York and Brest early in March. ■ There is a rumor to the effect that an Austri an loan of several million pounds sterling will soon be placed on the market. Negro Suffrage Inevitable.—The South will make a fatal mistake if it shares the evi dent assumption of the Macon Journal, that the blacks in those States are never to he ad mitted to a share of political power; that they will never he allowed to vote, but must always he a subject race. This, now that they are free, is simply impossible. It is the licrpetua tion of the errors which lay at the bottom of slavery. Sooner or later negroes will vote— will-have a voice in their own government will share in that right of making their own laws and choosing their own rulers which, ac cording to our republican principles, belongs inherently and inalienably, to all who arc re quired to obey the law. It depends wholly on ! the race now in possession of power whether they shall come into the enjoyment of this right peacefully, and aa the result of a friendly understanding with the whites, or through commotion, turmoil, insurrection, and blood shed—ruinous alike to both races, and to the country which both inhabit. Four millions of free people cannot possibly he excluded per manently from the enjoyment of political pow 1 er.—New York Timet. LATEST NEWS BY TELfcXiJ;Ai'Ii l’O THE POHTUW) DAILY PRESS. Saturday Morning, November 24, 1866. — -♦- ■ —r-r 1— FROM CALIFORNIA* Important - Action in regard to John Bigler’s Appointment. Erection of a Soldiers’ Mon ument. j San Francisco, Nov.242. Three thousand mineral specimens have been collected for tin: 1’aris Exposition next year. 'I he prefect for sending a section of tlie big tree of Calaveras to the Exposition has be«n nearly abandoned. The following message, signed by Gov. Low, lh£ State Comptroller, tlie Auditor, Attorney General McCullough, and Adjutant General Evans, was transmitted by telegraph to-day to the California delegation in Congress: 1 The appointment of John Bigler as Asses sor of Internal Revenue at Sacramento is ex ceedingly distasteful to all Union men Can not the President be induced to rescind it? If he will not, prevail upon the Secretary of the Treasury to delay the organization of affairs under Bigler. Any other course will throw the district into confusion, as none but rebels will serve under Bigler.” i San Fuanoisco, Nov. 23. Tlie Board of Supervisors have granted per mission for the erection of a monument in Union Square, in honor of the memory of the soldiers and sailors of California who lost their lives in tlie late. war. The monument will cost $30,000. Gen. Hancock and others, who are on the committee, will ask subscriptions from citi zens in aid of this prefect. The Mexican Consul in this city is informed that the party of American officers who went to'Mexido last summer with Col. Monters and Gteen. and who received commissions in the Liberal army, have marched with Gen. Aran fed# to attack Durango. Gov. McCormick’s message states that the indebtedness of the territory of Arizona is $20, 051. He speaks well of the mines, hut com plains of the mail service, and says there is not a Stage coach running in Arizona, although the territory lias been organized neatly three years. The amount of wine produced in Los Amge ,]0B county this year is estimated at one million gallons. Choice milling wheat is selling at $1971-2 Legal tenders 721-2. FROM WASHINGTON. DEATH DP ADMIRAL FRENCH. RECEIPT* FROM CUSTOMS. f . Washington, Nov. 23. -Admiral French, formerly of U. S. Navy and late of the rebel Navy, died here yesterday, aged 71. .The Conservative Army and Navy Union at ajmecting last evening, after a warm discus ; sion, passed by a two- thirds vote a series of resolutions declaring that the proposed Consti tutional Amendment ought to be rejected, ahd that in the judgment of that organization it was clearly the duty of the conservative press throughout the country to appeal to the Nortiiern and Southern States to extend suf frage to the negro on such qualified basis as may be deemed proper and just' The Secretary of the Treasury in a conversa tion with a iriend to-day, said the disturbed condition of the New York money market was not in consequence of anything that had been done in relation to the finances. The receipts from Customs from the 10th to the 17th inst., at Boston, New York and Balti more, are as follows : Boston, $391,278; New York, $1,963,789; Baltimore, $120290. At New Orleans the receipts from the 10th inst., were $132,018, and at San Fraucisco from the 20tn to tlie 27th ult., $133,444. •The President has remitted the flue of Rob ert Y. Clarke, convicted of smuggling. Meetings of the clerks of the War and Treas ury Departments were held to-day to memo rialize Congress for an increase of compensa tion. Meeting of the Baltimore Freeilmen’o Aid Association. Baltimore, Nov. 23. The second annual meeting of the Baltimore Association lor the moral and educational im provement of the colored people, was held this evening.' An interesting report was read, show ing the result of the past year’s work, and the modes by which the Society lias been aided as well ns hindered. The receipts of the year amount to 242,000. The expanses exceed the receipts by over $10,00(1. Of the receipts $4000 were from the New England Freedmon’s Aid Association, $900 from the New York Associa tion $2500 from the Pennsylvania Freedinen’s Ai.l Association, $.500 from the Friend’s Asso ciation in Philadelphia, and $3300 from frieuds in New England. The Society has in onera tion 74 schools, including 22 in this city, num bering in all 74 teachers and 7000 scholars.— Most of the teachers are colored. The most encouraging success has attended the efforts of the Association. The colored people every where manifest great eagerness to learn and willingness to contribute to the support of the schools. Six thousand dollars have been con tributed by the colored people in the counties during the year. Archibald Sterling, Jr., made an earnest appeal in behalf of the cause, and addresses were also made by Judge Bond, Gen. Howard and others. Snnthcrn News. Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 23. A large meteor was seen here on Tuesday morning, which exploded with great violence, shaking the buildings for miles aronnd. A special dispatch to the Memphis Avalanch from Little Rock, says, a resolution has passed the House unanimously directing the Commit tee on Federal Relations to present a memori al to Congress, setting forth the spirit of des potism in Arkansas, their desire of restoration to the Union, and a speedy renewal of peace and confidence, and their willingness to concur in all measures to soenre these results, which aie consistent with the honor of the State, A resolution to reject the Constitutional amendment was again referred to the Commit ' tee on Federal Relations by a vote of 67 to 7. The General Assembly continues to excite deep interest in tlie question of educating the freedmen, especially those desiring to prepare tor the University. Up to to-day the most en lightened and liberal views have been express ed on tlie subject. From New Orleans. New Orleans, Nov. 23. Admiral Semtnes late of the rebel navy, has accepted tlie Chair of Professor of moral philosophy and English literature, in tlie State Seminary of Learning at Alexandria. Gon. Fitz Hugh Lee, nephew of Gen. Lae, has arrived here cn route to Texas for his health. The Galveston Bulletin says editorially that Ortega said whilst at Galveston, cn route to the Rio Grande that he was in constant com munication with the authorities at Washing ton, and that they were in fact friendly to him and his Mexican projects. Tlie ship Johanna has arrived from Bremen, with loO emigrants. This is the second cargo of emigrants which has arrived this season. The Arkania, Legislature —- Alleged At tempt to Overthrow the Stale Govern ment. Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 22, A special dispatch to the Avalanche of to day, trom Little Bock, says a resolution has been introduced iu the Arkansas Legislature, calling on the Governor for information in re gard to the attempt to overthrow the present State Government. The resolution was called forth hv a eall s'gned by a few obscure indi viduals at Fort Smith for the purpose ol in augurating a new State Goveranient. The Legislature is still unable to elect a United States Senator. Commission to Award Compensatiou to SinveaoldriM. * Baltimore, Nov. 23. Secretary Stanton has appointed Col. W. If. Stewart, W. Flynn and Washington A. Miller, ot Cecil County, a Commission to award com pensation to loyal slave holders of Maryland, whose slaves were drafted into the army during the war. This Commission is created under the act of Congress passed last session. Fire ml Oarer, IV. If. __ Dover, N. H., Nov. 22. The upper part ofCitv Hall building,includ mg the armories of the Strafford Guards and Light Battery, and the City Hall, was burned at 2 o clock this morning. The Court Itoom, county and city offices in the lower part of the building were injured by water. Loss proba bly SflO,000; no insurance. Fenian .llollcr,. St. Louis, Nov. 23. The Stephens wing of the Fenian Brother hood in mass meeting at their quarters in this city last night, adopted resolutions reaffirming their confidence in Stephens, and condemning another movement against Canada, as waste of blood and war material. PROM CANADA. Trouble> with the United States Apprehended. Disastrous Floods in the Eastern Toivnships. Montreal, Nov. 23. Dispatches received here by the Governor General, from Kngla nd, state that a possibility of trouble with the United States, renders in creased vigilance indispensable on the part oi the Canadian authorities. Heavy rains have occurred in the eastern townships, causing a disastrous flood. Gen. AveriH the newly appointed U. S. Con sulGeneral has arrived. Dr. McNiver, a prominent citizen of this place, lias been held for trial on the charge of Committing extensive forgeries. 'Elio imports uf the past week were 50,000 dollars less than for the same week last year. Tlje canal dues for October exhibit a sight increase over last year. James Mack, the murderer of Alfred Smith, of the Royal Artillery, was filing to-day. A Catholic priest administered the sacrament.— Tiie prisoner was apparently resigned, confess ed his crime, acknowledged the justice of his sentence, and said he was ready to die. An immense crowd was present at the execution. Toronto, C. W., Nov. 23. In the Court of Common Pleas to-day, Mr. McKen'sie moved to set aside the Verdict in the ease of the Queen vs. Slavin. and the day was occupied in arguing the motion. The Judges will give their der ision to-morrow. tlfncetlaneuiw Oiapntelie-. New York, Nov. 23. Jerry O’Brien was to-day convicted of the murder of his mistress, Kate Smith, and sen tenced to be hung. » Stontnoton, Conn., Nov. 23. Ralph Rodman, of Peaccdale, R. I., mate of the schooner Elizabeth B., of Newport, R. I., was killed this evening, by Nelson Dewey, of tbps place during an altercation. Previous to tlie murder Dewey received a severe blow over" the eyes, when he seized a gun and ehot Rod man dead. He then delivered himself up to the authorities. Rum was the cause. . St. Louis, Nov. 23. Sheldon, alias Bill Stewart, who robbed Jac eard & Co.’s jewelry store of 812,000 worth of diamonds an Tuesday, was captured yesterday in Illinois, aud is now in jail. L _ „ . , PWLAUBLPHIA, NOV. 23. The Bulletin s special Washington dispatch states that the President, after mature deliber ation, has decided to abandon his opposition to Congress. He will set forth vory fully in his message the reasons which have induced him to take this step. Betters have been addrAied to leading Republican Senators and Represen tatives iu regard to the matter. _ Baltimore, Nov. 23. Aue congregations 01 tne Presbyterian Churches, under charge of Rev. Mr. Letevre and Rev. Dr. Bullard, met to-night at the Church of the latter, to form a new Presby tery, to be independent of the General Assem bly of the Old School. This action is pursu ant to a determination taken some time since by these congregations, on account of the ac tion of the General Assembly in the matter of the Louisville Presbytery. St. Louis, Nov. 23. The evening news of to-day says: Governor Fletcher, Hon. B. Gratz Brown, Hon. H. F. Blow and other prominent radicals, have in augurated a movement in this city having for its object the rejection by the Legislature, of the Constitutional Amendment and the amend ments to the State Constitution, so as to abro gate the disfranchisement of the rebels ami substitute therefor negro suffrage. WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENCE. CABINET MEETING. The Mexican Question. ^ New York, Nov. 23. The Commercial's special from Washington says at the Cabinet meeting to-day, important Mexican business came up, and at its conclu sion dispatches in cipher were immediately for warded to Geu. Sherman and Minister Camp bell in Mexico. It is understood that dispatches from Paris considerably complicate the Mexican question, and may lead to most important results. Dishonest Haiirouil Conductors. Philadelphia, Nov. 23. James S. M. Gibson, a Pennsylvania Railroad conductor, has just been commited to prison in default of 810,000 bail, on charge of ombezzliug fires collected by him. An extended investi gation made under the supervision of Allen Pinkerton, a detective of Chicago, shows that many conductors on this road are defaulters, and the company intend prosecuting them. Numerous discharges of conductors have re cently taken place. Gov. Bullock at Albany. Albany, N. Y., Noy. 22. Governor Bullock lectured before the Young Men’s Association here this evening, and was afterwards complimented with a serenade at the Delavan House. He made a speech in re sponse, alluding to the men of New York and Massachusetts as on a common field during the Revolutionary era and in the late rebellion, and their determination to preserve the Govern ment from those who would again destroy it. Destructive Fires. Oswego, N. Y., Nov. 23. About 2.30 this A. M., fire broke out in the basement of a meat shop on West Seneca St., occupied by O. W. Wilcox, and destroyed eight stores. The loss is heavy but cannot be ascer tained. , „ Oil CiTy, Pa., Nov. 23. . A refin^gy was destroyed by fire this morn ing. Loss 810,000. The refinery was partially insured. : Jeff Davis Cheerful and Healthy. Fortress Monroe, Nov. 22. Rooert Quid visited Jeff Davis to-day, as also did some of the ministers who are attending tlio Conference at Norfolk. Davis is described as being remarkably cheerful and healthy. The Adams Express Company is kept busy for warding packages to Davis from his sympa thizers. Humored stbootiiig of Gen. l'cga. San Francisco, Nov. 22. It is rumored that Gen. Vega, who went to Mexico ostensibly to assist Corona, was really employed by Ortega, and having disobeyed Juarez’s orders was shot as a traitor by order of Ortega. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Nov. 23. The steamer Merrimac, from New Orleans 17tli, tor New York, arrived last night with the 36th regiment of United States colored troops on board. They will be mustered out at this point. Recipe for Curing Meat.—To one gallon of water, take 11-2 pounds of salt, 1-2 pound of sugar, 1-2 or., of potash, 1-2 oz. of saltpeter. In this ratio the pickle is to be increased to any quantity desired. Lot these be boiled together until all the dirt from the sugar rises to the top anil is skimmed off. Then throw it into a tub to cool, and when cold, pour it over your heel or pork, to remain the usual time, say'four or five weeks. The meat must be well cover ed with pickle, and should not be put down till at least two days after killing, during which time it should be slightly sprinkled with powdered saltpeter, which removes all the surface blood, etc., leaving the meat fresh and clean. Some omit boiling the pickle, and find it to answer well, though the operation of boiling purifies the pickle by throwing off 1 the dirt always to be found in salt and sugar. If this recipe is properly tried, it will never be abandoned. There is none that surpasses it, if any so good. —Scientific American. Business Notices. Passing away! passing away! Each Tooth Wash of a former day. Sozodont. gives the coup de grace. Good-bye to the humbugs! let them pass! j Those who over-tax the voice In singing or public speaking, will find “ Brown’s Bronchial Troches ’’ exceedingly usclui, enabling them to endure more than ordinary exertion with comparative ease, while they render articulation clear. For Throat Diseases and Conghs the Troches are of service. ' ] Tiie last days of e.v-Prcsident Martin Van Buren ! were made Comfortable by the use of Jonas Whit comb’s Asthma Remedy. Letters in our possession from his physician, and front Mr. Van Bttrcn himself, oxpress much gratification with the results of its nse Extratts from the "Life of Washington Irving,” by his nephew, Pietro M. Jrvmg, vol. iv. page272: . "Tho doctor prescribed, as an evporimont,—what I hail boon suggested by Dr. (O. W.) Holinewon Ills Late ! visit,—‘Jonas Whitcomb’s Remedy for Asthma.’ a , toaspoonftil in a wine-glass of water, to be taken i every four hours. A good night wan the resnlt.” In no case oi purely Asthmatic character has it ! l iile«l to give prompt relief ani. in many cases, a permanent cure has been effected. No danger need

bo apprehended from its use. An in&nt may take It with perfect safety. \Seo Circular ) Joseph Bur nett <fe Co., Boston, sole proprietors. Solo every where. jan!2 PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Ad veriieemeuin To-Dm NEW A D VERT !8 EM ENT COLUMN. ?“?°„rr.ha®e or Bleeding from the Lunge. LlS«te—^hteeraoR A Chadbourne. Board—No. 36 Clark street. Struma!ic Salts. For Sa e—Apples. J » Under-Sliirts-Cliarlee Custls A Co. Guardian Sale. Schcnck’s Mandrake Pills. Boots and Shoes-KIHot A McCallar. Blankets—Leach, Parker A Co. House Lots for Sale, pc, Men’s Gloves—Charles Custts A Co. KeligijMu Notices. STATE Street Church. — Rev. W. L. Gage will preach at State Street Church to-morrow morn G,f-evenfngH'sSerSSft^»*dt0 PreaCh Spiritual Asboclmnon.—Miss Susie M. John eon, trance speaker, will lecture at Temperance Hall, to-morrow (Sunday) forenoon and at 3 o'clock P. M.— Seats free. OoKGHEsyjTnaEi Ml E. Church.-Rcv. Parker Jaquea, ot Wlnthrop, #11] preach at the Congress Street Methodist Kpiseopal Church to-morrow (Sun day) at the usual hour. Parr Street Church,_Rev. W. B. Hayden wUl preach for this congregation to-morrow (Sunday) morning, at the usual hours. First Parish CnuRck—Rev. Charles B. Webb, h I., w» preach at the First Parish Church to-morrow. Vesper sorrier at 7 P. M. New Jerusalem CinfrtcH.—The services of the New Jerusalem Society Will be held at Park Street Church at 3 o clock toioCrrow afternoon. Subject of Sermon: ‘-The Lorjiu our Shepherd.’’ Casco Street Church.'—There will be services at Casco Street Church to-iawtnw (Sabbath), at tbe usual hours. Strangers cheerfflSy provided wlthwests. Washingtonians.—Meeting ot the Washington-, lane on Sunday eveningjt 7 o’ctockfcatJMP* of Tern peranco Hall. ^ — — w - Second Parish Church.— The Second Pariah Church will worship hi State Street Church to-morrow a!3 F. M. Dr. Uamtthers will preach. Sabbath School meet* in Boys* High School, at 101 A. M. Kn trance on Congress Street. Su^Kf^SW!TCJniB<iB -J8«'r r,r- Shatter win preach at the Abyssinia* Church, Sumnor Street, to morrow (Sunday) aitelwoon at 3 o’clock. -ui--, THE COURTS. UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT. SEPTEMBER TERW* WCDGE POX PRESIDING. Friday.—In tbe cake of United States v James Treat, some further progress was made In tbe exam ination on the part of Government. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT. bee.tr* judge fox. Friday. —/« AAmtfalti/. — Mark H. Eaton, li bellant, v Schooner Emily. This was a libel for dam age sustained by schooner Tlinaldo, of which libellant is master, by a collision with the Emily, On the hearing, it being proved that the collision was occa sioned by no fault of those on board the Emily, the libel was dismissed without costs. W. H. Clifford for libellant. Miller & Dennett for respondents. MUNICIPAL COURT. TfrWJE KINOSBUBY PRESIDING. Friday.—Cyrus Geuld was up on a search and seizure process. He proved that he was merely a desk In the place where the liquors were seized, ana was discharged. J. H. Williams for the defence. John A. Stoyell, of Farmington, had an examina tion on the complaint charging him with fraudulent ly and deceitfully entMng and taking away Lovie A. Humphreys from her father’s house In Brunswick, and taking lier to the Sagadahoc House, in Bath, for the purpose of prostitution, don. Shepley and Na than Webb, Esq., appeared for the State, and H. L. Whitcomb, Esq., of Farmington, for the respondent. After examination, Judge Kingsbury ordered defend ant to recognize, with sureties, in the sum of *3,000, fer his apiiearance at the criminal term of the Sn ifemo Judicial Court, on the last Tuesday of this month. The sureties were ready, but on learning that an officor was ready to serve a civil process upon 1pm, for seduction, instituted by the lather of the grl, in wilieh the damages are laid at *10,000, in which bail for the sum of *20,000 was required, the sureties backed out, and Stoyell was committed to jail. On the complaint of Lovie A. Humphreys, under the bastardy act, Stoyell was ordered to recognize with sureties, in die sum of *500, tor his appearance at the civil term of the Supreme Judicial Court, on the third Tuewlay'dJ January, 1861. The New Custom House and Post Office. -‘-The plans for the new custom house and post office have been forwarded to this city by the architect, Mr. A. B. Mullet, for inspection by the officers here. With some alterations in the details, they have been found very satisfactory, and will be returned to the Treasury Depart ment for official approval. The custom house will cover the entire square included by Com mercial, Pearl, Fore and Custom House streets. It will be built of granite, with handsome fa cades on Commercial and Fore streets, and a small tower on Commercial street. The cen tral portion of the basement will be used as a warehouse, over which will be a spacious hall 60 by 54 feet, for the transaction of general busi ness. The Collector’s, Surveyor’s, and other offices of the custom house will be accessible from Commercial street. Offices for the Asses sor and Collector of internal revenue will be provided on Fore street. The new post office is to be of white marble, finished with Corinthian pilasters. The plan provides for a portico in front. The internal arrangements will he very much as they are in the building now in use, except that the vesti bule will bo somewhat enlarged. The court room in the second story is planned to occupy the front on Middle street. It is understood that the marble can be procured at a quarry in Connecticut at a very reasonable expense. CITY AFFAIR*. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen held a special meeting in their new room in Market Hall last evening. It is a much more comfort able and convenient room than the one they have recently been occupying. Otis Purrinton was nominated by the May or, and confirmed by the Aldormen, a polioe man, in place of Lafayette Wyman, resigned. Tlie Committee on Drains and Sewers were directed to build two sewers, of plank, across Canal street—one at the foot of Emery street, the other near the drying house. A vote was also passed, instructing the Com mittee to construct a sewer in High street, from Deering to Cumberland street. Ggv. Bullock’s Lectube.—As will be seen by reference to our advertising columns, Gov. Bullock, of Massachusetts, is to lecture before the Y. M. C. A. in State Street Church on Monday evening. If the name of the lecturer is not a sufficient guarantee that his interesting topio will be ably handled, the enthusiasm with which the lecture has been received wherever delivered is an assurance against disappoint ment. We are confident that the man who has just been re elected Governor of our sister State by seventy thousand majority, will have an audience worthy of himself and his subject. We, therefore, advise such of our readers as have not season tickets to purchase their tick ets for Monday evening without delay. Railway Tbaffic.—The following are the receipts of the Grand Trunk Railway for tho week ending Nov. 17th, 1866: Passengers,.#54,296 00 Express Freight, Mails and Sundries,. 5,100 0* Freight and Live Stock,. 83,672 00 Total,.$143,068 00 Corresponding week last year. 140,439 00 Increase,. $2,029 00 JOSEPH HICKSON, Secretary and Treasurer A large assortment oi articles for ladies’ and children’s wear arrived yesterday at Da vis & Co.’s, consisting ol ball trimmings, kid gloves, children’s hoods, and a large lot of clouds and breakfast shawls. Remember they have the store formerly oc cupied by H. Gruntal. Fire Alarm Telegraph. — Mr. Hills, the foreman of the Telegraph Fire Alarm Com pany, has arrived in this city, and will imme ! diately proceed to the work of establishing one according to the contract made with the i city. ----—— Bishop of Maine.—Rev. Dr. Neely has for mally accepted the Bishopric of Maine. He | will probably be consecrated in New York, as soon as the requisite arrangements can be made. A fine lot of land on Congress street, near the new Park, for sale—suitable for a block of houses. See advertisement. Rooms to let with board at 38 Centre street, jnst opposite the Preble House Hoofing.—We would call special uttcutiou of parties interested iu rooting materials to tlie advertisement of H. W. Johns’ roofing, Wm H. Walker, agent, 241 Commercial street. We had occasion to examine it somewhat at length Having used it for a building, and think it is an article that we have much needed heretofore, and superior to anything of the kind yet brought to our notice. It is elastic and may be used for any purpose that tin or copper may be used.— Gutters may be easily formed with it. The foundation is good and wo cannot see why it may not last as long as it is kept painted — When finished it is fire proofs no trivial con sideration for us at present. It does not affect the water,'for any purpose that may be desired. Thp price is only about the same as good shin gles, bringing it within the reach of all.lt does not obstruct the gutters as other kinds of roofing used, &c., &c. We understand the proprietor is having good success in introducing it in our midst, having all the work be can attend to in apply ing it at present. He also repairs all kinds of roofs, employing the besf and most experienced workmen for putting it on, repairing, &c., and has all the materials to enable him to do it satisfactorily. He has a gutta percha paint for tin and other meted roofs, better than anything of the kind heretofore used here, as parties having need it, will testify. We would advise parties need injg anything of the kind to give him a call and examine for themselves, as all work is guaranteed to give satisfaction. Wp regret to anouuuce the death of Wil liam. B. Barker, Esq., of Limerick. Mr. B. died at the residence of H. P. Storer in this c}ty, yesterday, after an illness of a few days.— He was a lawyer by profession, and was for merly Captain in one of our Maine Regiments. His age was 48 years. Funeral 8unday afternoon from the resi dence of Hon. L. 8. Moore, Limeriok. The Scolling Match.—It is said that Ham 3il does not scem Tnclinod to accept the chal nge of/Browu, to row three miles for the championship of the United States. He does not meet the challenge fairly and squarely, as he ought to. Behoved.—The several offices of the City Government have been removed to Market Hall, and persons having business with any of the Departments will find the officers in their new quarters. Liquor Seizures.—Three seizures of liquors in different places, wero made yesterday by the police. To Countrymen.—Wanted.—A load of run ning evergreen, suitable for trimming a hall. Apply at this office. THE STATE. —The PAsident of the Maine Central Rail road Company will petition the Legislature to authorize them to connect at some convenient point with the Portland & Kennebec railroqd or to extend their road independently through the towns of New Gloucester, Gray, North Yarmonth, Cumberland, Falmouth aud West brook to this city. —In Hebron on Sunday morning as we learn from the Oxford Democrat, a lad named Pack ard with another lad, was riding in a gig, drawn by a colt. The breaking of a strap frightened the animal, and young Packard was thrown violently to the ground and seriously injured. —The will of Simeon Cummings, presented for Probate on Tuesday, bequeaths the sum of $500 to Paris Hill Academy Association, on condition that the Association shall raise a like sum, to be placed in the hands of a trus tee, and the interest devoted to the sustaining of a permanent High School.—Oxford Demo crat. —A Large bear is scaring the people of Northport. He has been seen a number of times recently, causing some excitement in that region. —At the Kittery Navy Yard, John E. Gid dings, Master Mason, has been removed, and his place is to be supplied by A. J. Lock. —The Bath Times is informed by the Regis ter of deeds that the recorded value of all the real estate conveyed in fee in the county of Sagadahoc for the year ending July 1,1866, is 8421,370; and the amount conveyed during the same time in mortgage is $115, 666. —The people of Bath are moving vigorously in aid of the project for a railroad from that oity to Rockland. A citizens’ meeting has been called for next Tuesday, when the subject of loan'ng the city credit to the proposed line will be considered. Political.—In addition to the contested Congressional elections heretofore mentioned are those of the 9th Missouri and 9th Illinois Districts. The contestants (ten in number) are all Radicals. The official canvass of Iowa gives the follow ing splendid results: State ticket,' 36,000 Republican majority. First Congressional District, J. F. Wilson, 5891 majority. Second Congressional District, H. Price,7037 majority. Third Congressional District, W. B. Allison, 5000 majority. Fourth Congressional District, W. Lough ridge, 6031 mijority. Fifth Congressional District, T. M. Dodge, 4396 majority. Sixth Congressional District, A. W. Hubbard, 6315 majority. The members elect are all Republicans, of course. The official account in Illinois makes Lo gan’s majority 56,107. Lincoln’s mijority in 1864, 30,736. Republican gain, 25,371. Logan’s vote exceeds Linooln’s 13,769, while Dickey’s falls below McClellan’s 11,572. The total vote of the State is 350,323. This is 2*197 in excess of the vote of 1864. Nearly all the northern counties fell short of a full vote. Had they come out in their fhll strength, the total vote would have reached 375,000, and Logan’s ma jority would have been from 60,000 to 65,000. The Washington correspondent of the Cin cinnati Gazette relates the following: Throe days before the murder of Mr. Lin coln, he had made arrangements for an after noon ride with certain members ol his family, and the hour of 2 o’clock wis fixed upon. At that time, the President not appearing, word was sent to him that thff'party was waiting for him. He returned an answer that the Vice President had called upon him, and that he should not be able to go. Mr. Johnson re mained about two hours, when the President .joined his family, and in conversation regard ing the delayed ride, remurked, with much ap parent concern: “That miserable man l I can not anticipate the troubles he will cause me dur ing my second term of office." Vbby Good.—A tall, raw-boned Yankee was riding a diminutive specimen of the donkey tribe through the muddj streets of Gotham; and the animal being very stubborn, Jonathan found it quite difficult to induce him to accel erate his paoe. He used the persuasive eloquence of a hick ory stick, however, and at each blow he would drawl out, ■‘Git up, Bonypart; git up, I say!” A little Frenchman, in passing, heard, with rage, the name of his illustrious countryman applied to the ugly beast,and commenced heap ing a volley of abuse on the head of the offend ing Yankee. "Sair,” shouted the Ganl, “vot for you gull call zat ugly beast Napoleon? By gar, sair, I shall have ze grande sutls'hctione! “ “Git up, Bonypart!” was the only response. “Sucre! monsier, sair! I say what for you call zat vagabone horse Napoleon?" “Git up, Bonypart!" Here the Frenchman’s rage boiled over, and stamping his feet upon the pavement, he screamed: “Oh, by gar, I shall have ze grande satisfac tion! I shall have ze revenge. I have one leet le sheen dog at my home; I go call him Guil laume Washington, by garr Stork Breaking in Hiram.—Our corres pondent in Hiraiu informs u| that on Monday night last the store of John P. Hubbard & Co., at that place was broken open, the safe entered, and money to the amount of six or seven hundred dollars abstracted therefrom, together with valuable papers to the amount of three or four hundred dollars. As yet no clue to the robbers has been found. IlweiwlrHfiioM. Tke political article in tho laatnumber of tl^e Atlantic Monthly i* from the pen of Freder ick Douglas*. We quote below the paragraphs whiph convey most clearly his opinions re specting the treatment to which hi* race is nbw onfcitled : W ithout attempting to settle here the meta physical and somewhat theological question (about which so much has already been said anq written), whether once in the Union means always in the Union—agreeably to the formu la, pnee in grace always m grace—it is obvious to common sense that the rebellious States stafiu today, in point of law, precisely where thdy stood when, exhausted, bi-aten, conquer ed, they fell powerless at the feet of Federal authority. Their State governments were overthrown, and the live* and property of the leaders of the rebellion were forfeited. Iu re eoastriicting the institution* of these shattered and overthrown States, Congress should begin with a clean slate, and make clean work of it. Let there be ns hesitation. It would be a cow ardly deference to a defeated and treacherous President, if any account were uuule of the il He itimate,one-sided sham governments hnrri eu into existence for a malign purpose in the at) ience of Congress. These, pretended gov er iments, which were never submitted to the p< jp e, and from participation ill which 4,000, 00) of the loyal people were excluded by Pres idential ordor, should uow be treated accord ing to their true character, a* shams and im positions, and supplanted by true aud legiti mate governments, in the formation of which, loyal men, blaok-and white, shall participate. It is not, however, within the scope of this paper to point out the precise steps to to .taken, aid the meaus to be emtdoyed. '□■Tpeoplij a<e less concerned shout kneiie’flWn-vne granfl ead to be attained.. They demand sneb a re construction as shall put an end to the present anarchical state of tilings in the late rebellious States—where frightful murders and whole sale massacres are perpetrated in the very presence of Federal soldiers. This horrible opsint-ss they require shall cease. They want a1 recouslruction such as will protect loyal ihen, black and white, in their persons and property; such none as will cause Northern in dustry, Northern capital, and Northern civili zation to flow iuto the South, and make a man ffom New EnglarrWss much at horn" in Caro lhia as elsewhere im-the republic. No Chinese, Wall can now be tolerated. The South must be opened to the light oi law and liberty, ami this session of Congress is relied upon to complish this important work. The plain, common-sense way of doiug this Work, as intimated at the beginning, is simply to establish In the South one law, one govern ment, one administration of,justice, one condi tion to the exercise of the elective frauehiso, for men of all races and colors alike. This great measure is sought as earnestly by loyal White men as by loyal blacks, and is needed alike by both. Let sound political prescience but take tbe place of an unreasouing preju dice, and this will be done. V oriunaieiy, tne uonstmmon ot the United States knows no distinction between citizens on account of color. N either does it know any difference between a citizen of a State and a citizen of tlie United States. Citizenship evi dently includes all the rights of citizens, whether State or national If the Constiutioii knows none, it is clearly no part of the duty of a Republican Congress now to institute one.— The mistake ofthe last session was the attempt to do this very thing, by a renunciation of its power to secure political rights to any class ol citizens, with the obvious purpose to allow the rebellious States to disfranchise, i( they should see fit, their colored citizens. This unfortu nate blunder must now be retrieved, aud tho emasculated citizenship givon to the liegro sup planted by that contemplated in the Constitu tion ofthe United States, which declares that the citizens of each State shall enjoy all the rights and immunities of citizens ofthe several States—so that a legal voter jn any State shall be a legal voter In all the States. The “Dead-look.”—The New York World has announced during the past week that we have reached in politics a complete “dead-lock.” The South will not acoept the amendment, and the North can neither make it aocept it nor pass it without its consent; and the President can neither make the South yield nor the North yield, nor yield himself. Moreover, until the amendment is adopted the North can do abso lutely notliing. But situations like this are not novel. The North has already had some experience of this kind of embarrassment. In 1800 it found itself in almost a similar “fix.”— The South had no right to secede; but, accord ing to all the Democratic lawyers, nobody had - any right to prevent it. The President had the right to enforce the laws; but had no right to use force to arrest the law-breakers. The North had the right to save the Union; but no right to meddle with those who were destroying it, aud so on. The muddle was, logically consid ered, a perfect beau y. Then, when the ques tion of abolishing slavery came up, there were the same difficulties. As a military leader, the President had a right to emancipate the slaves; as a civil ruler, he had not; but he could neith er be wholly one nor wholly the other. Ho might issue a military proclamation; but it had to be constitutionally sound; and then, al though he might morally liberate the slaves, physically, we were told, they would remain “held and firmly bound.” The upshot of it all was that the North, in a spirit ofthe wildest indifference to the reasoning of Democratic sages, put down the rebellion and abolished slavery. It of course lost all character as a logician; hut then it Bayed the nation. We suspect if the present “dead-lock" should hap pen to last too long, the Free States will find a similar issue in their embarrassment They will with the greatest absurdity reorganize the South, and with the greatest illegality restore peace and good government; aud with tho greatest pigheadedness and stupidity peruse calmly the noble demonstrations of their lolly which the Democratic press is sure to furnish. —The Nation. The New York Herald is fairly earning the distinction of being the most radical jour nal in the country. Its old denunciations of Thaddeus Stevens and Charles Sumner are in strange contrast to the following recom mendations in its issue of Wednesday: President Johnson has said that if there are but five thousand good and loyal men in one of these disabled States, they are enough for its reconstruction. Congress, then, in a law pro viding for certain organic S.ate elections, and defining, as the President has done, who shall be voters, with the power and authority given to General Qraut to enforce the law in these elections, may very readily overcome this afore said obstruction of caste and color. Some such legislation, beginning at the bottom, is evidently demanded for Southern reconstruction. Tho interests of the South, the North, the Treasury, and of the whole Union, demand this legisla tion. Beginning the work of reconstruction, then.de novo, Congress, in an enabling act, has only to weed out the impra jticable secesh and fire-eating elemeuts of the States concerned, and to put General Grant on gnard, in order to make the work of Southern restoration as simple as the rule of subtraction. The first essential is to accept the self-evident facts that the President’s work of reconstruction is an euibarrassmeut, that Congress must begin at the beginning, front Virginia to Texas, inas much as the rebellion, from the Potomac to the Rio Grande, though disarmed, stillremaius to be subdued. Toe Provost-Marshal Gexbral’s Re port.—This report, compiled with evident care contain* some item* which are worth special notice, as illustrative of the character of many of the soldiers who enlisted to fight for tlio Union. One ot the moat striking is the large number of desertions which are recorded. There were not less than 70,52(1 returned to the army; bow many more there were who never were returned it is impossible to say. But this fact is one which it is in portant to investigate, from the prevalence in some quar ters ot accusations that the war was chiefly fought on the part of the North by foreigners. The statistics of desertions tell a different story, for the great preponderance of such was in the largest Northern cities, and where the foreign element most largely existed. In these cities the was made a m tter of trade by bounty brokers, who in many cases fostered bounty* jumping, and foreigners were most coinmomj the oflenders in both cases. % But where the American element was the most prominent tlw desertions were far less in proportion, leadiut to the inevitable conclusion that American' enlisted for fighting, and not for money, to i for greater extent than foreigners. — jy. T Timet. AppoiNTMENTS.-The Boston Journal’s spec ial Washington dispatch says: Although it has been Bemi-officiaily reported that there was uot to be any ‘‘rotation- in Maine, the following appointments in that State have been made to-day—probably on the recommen dation of Mr. Swott ol Portland, who is here: Edmund W. Flaggs, of Bangor, Inspector of Internal Revenue for the Fourth District of Maine, vice Carr, removed; James A. Fairfield (a son of (ioveriior Fairfield,) to be Postmaster at Kennebunk; Charles C. Hobbs, to be Poat : master at South Berwick; Thatcher G. Wedge wood, to lie Postmaster at Limerick; R. K. L. Coombs, fo be Postmaster at Bowdoinhom; Robert t pinney, to lie Pnatinaster at North Boothbay; Isaac D. Cushman of Mechanics Falls, to De Route Agent on the Grand Truuk Railroad from Portland to Island Pond, A. H. Karnes, removed; Thomas L. Hoitt of South Berwick, to be Route Agent on the Eastern Railroad from Portland to Boston, vice J. 8. Brown, removed. Pork.—The Chicago Republican says mess pork sold in that market Saturday last at $21 ' a barrel, which is a decline of eleven dollars : within four weeks. ICKI.IOIOl'M. '' A,exander McKenzie of Augusta has ukJ invitation to settle over the bridge Mass."*r*K**t0,“l) Church in Can' der Metieidist 'auspices Strong, Winslow, iu tenor towns. u 1 ■ itSVT “t‘tho‘li"t church in Brunswick is to be dedicated on the 5th proximo -Rev. Eliphalet Crafts is supplying thc pit of the Unitarian society at Eastport. He is very highly esteemed as a scholar and preacher. —Rev. A. K. Moulton has resigned the pas torate of the Conrt street Free Baptist church in Auburn, and goes to Concord, N. H, where he lias charge of another society. The Universalist society ot Bath have adopted a liturgical service. • —About fiity ministers were present at the Maine Baptist Ministerial Institute at Water viUe, last week. —Rev. Henry A. Neely, recently elected to the bishopric in the diocese of Maine made vacant by the death of the lamented Bishop Burgess, was horn in 1830, at Fayettvllle, Onon daga county, New York, and his father shortly after removed to Chicago, where he remained for fifteen or twenty years, a well-known com mission merchant, the family residing mast oi thie time at Belvidere. He graduated at Gour eva, now Hobart College, in 1819, where, tor the next two years ensuing, he studied thooio gj under Bishop DeLancy. He was first rec toir at Calvarj Church, Utica, and then ot Christ Church, Dorchester, building up both parishes; and afterward, at the solicitation oi ids Bishop, Chaplain of Hobart College, where he was admired for his Scholastic ability aidiealous discharge of thc responsibilities ot his position. He is now assistant minister at Ttinity Chapel in New York. His pregching is said to be direct, earnest and convincing. Although he has not yet accepted, he will un doubtedly do so. 1 Rev. John B. Gould of Providence, R. I., 1ms accepted the invitation of thc Pine street M. E. Church in Bangor to become their pas tor for the remainder of the present Confer ence year. This invitation was occasioned by the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Rev. AY. O. Holway, retiring on account oi ill health. —ine Bangor Whig i* inarmed that the Bhn. Street cliurch and society of Bucksport, have renewed their call to the Rev, Smi h Ba ker, Jr. of Orono, to labor with them. —The Advocate says that Alonzo L. Ben son was ordained and installed as pastor of the Baptist Church at West Sumner, October 24tii; also that Rev. L. P. Gurney, late of Tops ham, has entered upon his labors with the chuch in Hebron. —The Catholic bishop of Savannah lias just issued a letter, suggesting the education of colored youths for the clerical work at the ■South. —Rev. George F. Playter, of the Canadian Wesleyan Conference, formerly editor of the Christian Guardian, and the author of the History of Methodism in Canada, died on the 34th ult. j —Rev. Dr. Richards retired from the pas torate of the Olive street Church, Nashua, N. H., on Thursday last. Ip his farewell dis burse, Dr. Richards stated that during his Shirty years’ pastorate lie had attended 700 fu nerals, had solemnized 800 marriages, and giade 10,000 calls. Every minister in the coun ty but one, who was preaching at the time of 'gis ordination, had been gathered to his fatli 9rs. - ♦ —The Master of the Rolls has given judg ment in the suit brought by Bishop Oolenso dgainst tlis trustees of the Colonial Bishoprics Fund for the payment of his salary, which was stopped some two years ago. His lord ship decided in favor of the plaintiff, with Hosts._ VIKIliriKS. —A line of steam carriages for common roads is to be established from Marseilles to Aubagne, a small town ten miles off. Experi ments of the same kind between Nantes and Paris have proved very successful. | —Mrs. Lydia Maria Child is said to be en gaged on a novo). The name and character is hot announced. —There is a report that Victor Hugo is writ ing a history of England in the reign of George ill., which, as the author notoriously does not know a word of the English language, will he at least a curiosity. —Emerson is now reading the proot-^icets of a new volume of poems which will be issued before Christmas. It is entitled “May Day and Other Pieces.” —It is stated that the rebel General Hood arrived at Cincinnati on the 16th, and put up at the Burnet House. When he entered the refectory to breakfast and saw the patriotic decorations ef the army of Tennessee banquet of the preceding night, he lost his appetite and left the house. —Two veteran soldiers at the Soldiers’ Home in Chicago, who had each lost a leg in the service, were going up stairs one evening last week, and bail reached the fourth story, when one of them lost his balance and tell over the railing. As he fell he grasped bis comrade, and both plunged down the whole distance to the ground floor. Both were seri ously injured, but both will probably.reoovcr —The St. Joseph (Mo.) Herald chronicles one of the peculiar results of the action of the cur rent of the Missouri river on its banks and on its sandy bottom. An island has been formed in the river directly opposite St. Joseph, the channel runniDg between the island and the Missouri shore. Althongh a vast bed of sand over two miles in length, should it withstand the flood next spring, it may soon be covered with a growth of trees. An immense drift has formed at the upper end, which it is believed win protect it irom toe rusn oi waters, ana make it permanent The other day two citizens of St. Joseph passed over to the islaud, took possession of it and erected a cabin tlieruon, which they hold will give them the first claim to eutry when government places it in the market. —The Vermont Senate has concurred with the House in raising the pay of members to three dollars per day, The pay of the clerks of both branches has also been raised. —On the im oortant subject of the fashions a New York letter says: Tlio new stylo of short dresses with diminutive hoops is rapidly com ing into vogue. This is a great improvement on the long flowing trails, which are ever in the way and elicit more curses if possible froui the male persuasion than Arnold Johnson’s ■ Policy. Hats with a heavy bell crown and broad brim are now all the go with gentlemen, while tight pants, which hung Are daring the summer” and earlier weeks of autumu, now begin to take. Coats with short skirts and wide rolling lappels, vests single breasted and with no collars, and round toed boots make up the fashionable’s outfit. —jV Southern paper thinks that the Cohoes mastodon isn’t very much of a beast after all. It says that a gentleman is engaged at this moment in Nash County, North Carolina , on the banks of Fishing Crock, in unearthing the ■ remains of a monster, probably of the saurian | spocies, which surpasses in size any relic of the primitive era of the earth’s history which I has yet been discovered. Ho began disengag j ing the monster from the bank In which it is embedded, several weeks ago, and has already nneartliod eighty-ftvo feet withont coming to either extremity! 1 Insecurity of Life in Utah.— Advices from Salt Lake City give a gloomy picture of affairs in Utah. The rights of “gentiles” are ! not respected by the Mormons, and lile and property are very insecure. If Congress does not respond to the calls which will l>e made up on it for protection, it is represented that many citizens will be obliged to leave the Territory.