Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 8, 1866, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 8, 1866 Page 2
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:i >AILY PRESS. PORTLAND. !i.iUU-(ta.iy Morning, Detember 8, 1866. KeleftM* of llit IIiifiler.-,, ol Vlnitie Sol diem. At I lie caucus ol Republican members of C ingress held in Washington Wednesday t iming, it was agreed to raise a special com mittee to investigate the release of the nuir ilerevs of Maine soldiers in South Carolina.— ’l'uese soldiers were Corporal M. C. Corbett and Privates Emory Smith and Mason Browu, all of the First Maine Veteran Volunteers.— The murdei was committed on the night o* Sunday, October 8, 1865, at Brown’s Fer ry, on Ihe savannah river. The parties im plicated were James Crawford Keys, Robert Keys, his son, Elisha Byreui and F. G. Stow c-s. They were arrested by the military authorities and brought to trial before a mili tary commission. The facts proved on the triai were these.—• The ollicers of the Treasury Department had taken possession of fifteen bales of cotton ly ing at the Ferry and put them in charge ol W.P. Brown, the owner of the ferry, who lived a few rods distant. The cotton was claimed by the- elder Keys, lyho had engaged Stowess to carry it by boat to Savannah. On the Fri day before the murder Stowess informed Brown that the cotton was about to be taken away, and advised him to turn it over to the military authorities and relieve himself of all responsibility for it. Browu thereupon noti fied tire military authorities of the intended removal, and the three soldiers were at once sent to the Ferry. Stowess’s trip to Savan nah was accordingly postponed, on the plea that his steersman was sick. At about 11 o’clock “unduy night lire men passed the ten y gate, in the direction ot the liver. They were seen by Brown and hi: as sistant, named Howell, to go the terry, where an altercation at once began between them and the guard. A voice, identified as Stow ess’s, was heard ordering the guard to lay down their arms. On the soldier.-, replying that they were acting under orders which they must obey , the answer was heard, '“God damn you, we have come to throw you into the river,’ followed by the sharp report of fire-arms, and prestntly the same party oi five men came back past the terry house, three of them riding the soldiers horses. The moon had been up for two hours. Brown swore that he i^yognized Crawlord Keys and Stow 03?. Howe# recognized Keys, his two sous Robert and Peter, Byrem and StowesB. Pe ter Keys, who kept out of the way and was never arrested, ordered Howell back to bed. The next morning the bodies ot our Maine boys, so needlessly, so atrociously assassinated, were found in the rivetva rod or two from the shore, by a detail of soldiers. Each h^d been shot through the head,' two with wounds tliat must have caused immediate death; the third evidently having been drowned after receiving his wound. The hair of each was scorched, showing that the pistols had been discharged close to their heads. The defense set up for the four assassins who were apprehended, was an alibi which proved an utter failure. Every circumstance of their actions riming the day, their meeting and consulting together, their absence from borne at the time of the murder, ail tallied perfectly with the direct and po3 itive testimo ny of Brown and Howell, who were old resi dents of the district aud perfectly familiar with the voices and faces of their neighbors. On the morning after the murder 3towess was proved to have toid his negro servants that the soldiers had been killed; that they would probably all be arrested; aud that ii questioned about htm they must say that they had seen him at home at 11 o’cloek the night before, and had cot tome brandy from him. This was prove! to be false, and further he made uo attempt to show how he obtained his information. The lour prisoners were all found guilty by the commission and sentenc ed to be hanged. This sentence was com muted by Gen. Sickles, in the cases of Byrem aud Robert Keys, in accordance with the re commendation of the commission, on ac count of thc-ir youth, to imprison meat lor life. The two others were ordered to be ex ecuted on the 27th April I860. At this point President Job nson intervened. At the solicitation of the friends of the pris oners, he sent a telegraphic: order on the 04th April, suspending the execution of the sen tence. Afterwards the President commuted the sentence to imprisonment for life, and the four prisoners were sent to ( astle Pinck ney for confinement. Subsequently they were removed to Fort Delaware, from which they have recently been taken on a writ of habeas corpus issued by Judge Hall, and are now at large. It is understood that the removal of the scoundrels was deliberately made tor the purpose of bringing them within the jurisdic tion of the Delaware judge, whose ’‘Conserva tism'’ was rightly regarded as a sufficient guaranty for their release. The disgraceful nature of this transaction is not \ et fully exposed. We have related the facts as they appear on the surface, shocking enough so, but not so black as the rumors which Cougress is called upon to investigate A correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette, writing from Washington under the date of November 28, say3,— There were two principal actors in the mat ter. One was Wm. H. Trescott, of Soutli Carolina, whose presence here some months since will be remembered, who was paid by the wealthy prisoners to work up their case with bis friend, the President, who had grant ed him a pardon. Tire second ot these advo cates then steps in, in the person of Hon. O. H. Browning, then a claim agent or pardon broker, in Washington, since Secretary of the Interior, and then, also, the dispenser of much of the Government patronage squandered in the late attempts to create a Johnson party. Mr. Browning was re tained in the case, and prepared an argument which he read to the President. Principally through the efforts of these two, the prisoners were brought from Castle Pinckney to Fort Delaware, preparato ry to their release. The amount of money which has passed in this case is known to iiave been very great, though the exact figures cannot of course be obtained. It has been stated by a party who could hardly be mistaken, that one of the chief brokers received 916,000, a- a retaining fee alone, and that $50000 in all has been paid to secure the release. So far as Mr. Browning was connected with the case, his services began before he was Sec retary, although the case has but just been de cided This Trescott is the man who as a promi nent office-holder under Buchanan,played the spy in the Rebel interest till he was compelled to leave the office he disgraced--a fit advocate for fit clients. Mr. Browniug conspired with him, it is alleged, to set at liberty these con victed murderers, and the President of the United States connived at their plot. The blood of our poor boys, swantonly spilled, cries from the gronnd. Congress does well to investigate a case so unspeakably infamous. Slavkby ix Brazil.—The new edition of ‘ Brazil and the Brazilians.” just published, has been so thoroughly revised and enlarged as to give a complete view of the condition of the empire at the present time. The most impor tant point in the later history of Brazil is the gradual decay of the slave syst* m; attribut able, in part, to the suppression of the slave trade in 1850, bnt in a greater degree to eman cipation by will, to the purchase of freedom, and to tho liberation of negroes taken from captured slave vessels and apprenticed for terms of fourteen years. The operation of these causes has produced a marked change in the condition of the blacks during the past twen ty years, and the highest estimates do not now include more than two million slaves among the population of the empire; the total decrease since 1850 being at least one million. “Slavery.” says Mr. Fletcher, “is now mostly confined to the central scacoast provinces:’’ and in anoth er passage he remarks that “slavery is doomed in Brazil.” IomHllMiftHt * nf Inlfrn8| ftrrmNr. Mr. Rollins recommends but <bw chatigeB in * the revenue la*s, and a good phrt of the?? look mainly to relief from proviriQUH "'hose Atlva||* tage to the revenue do not counterbalance their inconvenience aud annoyance to the public.— His suggestions are,— 1. To require returns for the annual list on the tiist Monday in March, instead of May, and to make the tax payable on the 30th day of April, instead of June. 2. To substitute for the 10 per cent, penalty of non-payment of taxes on or before a certain day, a more reasonable penalty of live per cent, for neglect or refusal, anil interest at the rate ot 12 per cent, pci annum iroin the time when tile tax becomes payable. 3. That imprisonment for evasion of the special tax of I be act of July 1:1, l«tiT., except of distillers, rectifiers, aud manufacturers of tobacco, snuff, aud cigars, and dealers in li quors, i>e abolished, and that the minimum fine for failure or evasion of payment be fixed at ton dollars. With this change, relief by posi tive enactment should he given certain classes of persons against whom it lias never been deemed necessary or just to enforce the penial provisions oi the statute. 1. To add to the list of articles which persons 'are authorized to peddle without payment of special tax, fruits, vegetables, pies, cakes, and con Ice,tinner v when sold by persons oil loot, l Inis protecting many poor women aud chil dren striviug to earn a livelihood, and who, in numerous instances, have boqn .subjected to anxiety and cost. 5. To tax liquor dealers, butchers, plumbers and gas-fitters uniformly as wholesale dealers are now taxed, when their annual sales exceed $23,000, and to remove the limit iu quantity for retail liquor dealers. ' 6. To increase the compensation of assistant assessors, and take away the present allowance for rent. t. Ao autuonzc uie collectors loiuicrcuauge the inspectors of the several distilleries within their districts at pleasure, so that several per sons may from time to time, and at irregular intervals, have charge of each distillery, thus to some extent testing the faithfulness of each other, while together they may prevent the consummation of frauds by the manufacturer. 8. To impose, as under the law of March 3, I860, a uniform tax ot ten dollars a thousand upon all domestic cigars. 9. To subject manufacturers 01 turpentine to all the provisions of law in relation to bonds, warehouses, and drawbacks to which coal oil distillers are subject. • 10, That as a solicitor is now employed in the Commissioner’s office, the docket of internal revenue suits should be transferred to bi3 keep ing, and that the Commissioner should be charged with the custody of reai estate pur chased for the United States sales upon dis traint under the internal revenue law. 11. That stamp duties upon conveyances be measured by the consideration, or the value of the property above the incumbrance; and upon a 1 power of attorney for any purpose, be uniform- I ly 50 cents. 12. That the penalty for neglect to stamp a written instrument be graduated to the amount of delinquency; and that assessors be author ized to decree forfeiture of unstamped proprie tary and other articles improperly exposed for sale. 13. That authority be granted to the States lately in insurrection, to assume the direct tax apportioned to them. 14. That one thousand dollars be exempted nom the income tax, instead of six hundred as now provided. Some minor modifications, it is intimated, will be submitted to the consideration of the proper committees, when the revenue bill :omes up. . - Hcpoi-t of the Coiaplrollei' of the Currency. The whole number of banks organized under the National Currency act, is 1663. Of these 16 have closed or are closing, leaving 1647 in actual operation. The aggregate capital paid in is 8417,345,154; bonds deposited, #332,467,700; circulation issued, $292,671,753. The acting Comptroller recommends an increase .f the National Currency to meet the wants of the Southern States, but would have this increase limited so as not to exceed the diminution of the. currency by the withdrawal of legal ten ders. On the use of the United States notes for a permanent currency, Mr. IXulburd says: It is frequently and slrenoufly urged that the government should keep its notes in circu lation, and thus have the use of so much money without interest. It is proposed very briefly to consider this question. United States notes originated in the necessities of the government, not in the necessities ot trade and commerce. Their amount was regulated, not by the business ne cessities of the country,but by th# necessities ol a great emergency, and was only limited hy reaching Ihe maximum of expenditure during a time of war. The amount issued was entire ly arbitrary so far as the business interests of the country are concerned, and altogether in excess of the demands of trade, as is evident by the high prices borne liy every kind of com modity, and from the surplus of mouey sub ject to the control of speculator- This curren cy cannot contract or expand from natural causes, It was issued to save the country trom bankruptcy during a protracted struggle with armed rebellion, and can only be contracted bv legal enactment of Congress. There is no element about it in sympathy with the commer cial and industrial interests of the country. The power of issuing notes to circulate as money is too dangerous to be placed at the mercy of political parties in a government like ours, and is fraught with possibilities of cor ruption and disaster calculated to excite the gravest apprehension iu the minds of prudent men. Having served the purpose for which it was called into existence, provision should be made for its withdrawal. On the other hand, hanks are in direct sym pathy with trade, dependent upon it for tueir profits; they meet its wants by discounts and by furnishing a.circulating medium; if cur rency is issued in excess ni" the demand, it is immediately returned for redemption, and contracts and expands as trade requires. Ill a word, hanks are amenable to the laws of trade, while the government issues arp not. The only amendments suggested to the pres ent act are designed to give greater power to the Comptroller to compel obedience in cases of persistent neglect or wilful disregard of the law, on the part ot the banks. trw Publication*. juvenile works. Henry Hoyt, Boston, has published in a handsome volume of some 300 pages, Stowes from Life whrjh the Chaplain told, a col lection of tales, or rathev parables, the illustra tions which the writer lias nsed in his dis courses while speaking to a congregation ot a thousand young persons every Sabbath. They were first published in the “Children s Depart ment” of Zion’s Herald, and are sow embodied in a volume for the benefit of Sunday school libraries. (For sale by H. Packard.) From the same publisher we have Charlie Wheeler's Beward, by Mary Dwinell, a pleasantly told story illustrative of the good which a single right-minded, conscientious boy may do in the world if he be really in earnest about it. The book is one of the “Sunday School Series.” (For sale at H. Packard’s.) From Graves & Young, Boston, we have Nellie Warren; or The Lost Watch, a story of a little girl who was afraid to confe s a fault, and of what sad consequences came of the weakness. It is one of the pretty “Linden - dale series,” which are written by Lawrence Linwood, and dedicated “to every girl who as pires to grow into a noble woman, and to every boy who wishes to become a true man.” (For sale at Packard’s.) From Henry Hoyt, Boston, we have The Gold Bracelets, or, Florence Archer’:, Temptation, by Caroline E. Kelley, a story designed to show the evils into which a little girl may be led by the indulgence of personal vanity and an inordinate love of dress. It is a very well told and interesting story. (For sale at Packard s.) Child Life IR Oregon, from the same pub lisher, gives a lively and graphic account of those features of pioneer life which have most attraction for children. The account of the little boy Charley, lost in the great pathless wo'ids will he read with much interest by the little folks. It is written by Mrs. Florence Bus sell, and is one of the “Hillside Library.” (For « sale at Packard's.) Madonna Mart, A Novel. By M:s. Oli phant, author of “The Life of Edward Ir yidg,’ “Agnes,” “Miss Marjoribanks,” ' Chronicles of Carlingford,” etc. New York: Harper & Brothers. Mrs. Oliphant is one of tho very best female writers of fiction now living in England. In the delicate and careful delincationjof the) finer shades of character she has few if any superi ors. Her skill in this direction often approaches that of Miss Austin. This story of the trials ol' Major Auchterlony's widow is one ef the best ! she has writtcu and promises to be one of the i most popular. It is issued in the paper covers ! of the Harpers, and sold for 50 cents. Davis Brother- have it. * SPECUi SOTICES ¥ E W B O O K '& l|OB THB HOLIDAYS 5 WHOLBMLK »W«» BRTAIli ! j It ALLEY A SO YES Will oi»en their Vow Store ou ICxchauge Street, MONDAY, 17th. Our friends ami patrons and the public generally vo trust will wail and examine our MEW STOCK of Books, Fancy koodh, Willing Desks, Stationery, Ac., before purchasing elsewhere. We shall have a good assort men t of English ami American Standard and Juvenile Books. We beg a continuance of the generous jatronape and favor which we have heretofore receive*!. BAILEY A NOYES, dec7rtNd^w Mew Block, Exchange street. Lontf Soujtht Lor ! Come at Last / Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above name11 article may be found for-''bale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Alains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure juice of the terry, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, wc can heartily recofhmcnd It to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addetli length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” ’Tis a balm for the sick, a joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell KLDEKBGRBV WINK. nov 27 8 N d&wtf FBIil.OW’M original WORM LOZENGES. \\rE can with confidence point to FELLOW’S ? ▼ WORM LOZENGES as the most perfect rem edy for those troublesome pests, INTESTINAL WORMS. After years of careful experiment, success has crowned our efforts, and we now offer to tne world a connection without a single limit, being safe, con venient, effectual and pleasant. No injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle of calomel enters their composition. They may be used without further preparation, and at any time, children will eagerly devour all you give them, and ask for more. They never fail in ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak ami emaciated, even when he is not afflicted with worms. Varions remedies have from time to time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of wormseed, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes fatal consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Lozenges, ha^f succeeded in pro ducing this remedy, free from all objections, and posi tively safe, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill the worms. bur act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them. In order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis of Dr. A. A. HAYES, State Assayer, is annexed: “I have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS & CO., and find that they are free from mercury, and other metallic or mineral mat ter. These Lozenges are skilfully compounded, pleas ant to the taste, safe, yet sure and effective In their j action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. D. Assayer to the State of Mass. Price 35 cents per Box ; Fire for $1. i GKO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of the New England Botanic Depot, 106 Hanover Street, Jloston Blass., Sole Agent for the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. B jg^Sold by dealers in Medicines everywhere. oct5-deow6msN u A Cough, A C old, or A Sore Throat, 1EQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Luagv, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, [ | is often the result. BROWN’S B R O N C HI A L T ROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO TILE FARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bicnchilis, Asthma, Catarrh> Con sumptive an.i Throat Diseases, I BiOCIIES ARE U8EI) WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. PUugers and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the threat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article of true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in varions parrs of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only “Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold kyekwiikre. Dec 4—d&w6m sn Special Notice. rpHE undersignc 1 hav iigtfbecn appointed exclusive X Agent lor the State of Maine for the rale and application of H. W. JOHNS' IMPROVED ROOF ING, would call attention to the fact that this rooting has been in use in the United State-, Canadas and West Indies forr.earl; te.i years, and abundant prool can be given oi its supcionty over all other kind ol roofing in its adaptability to all kinds 01 oois. whether steep or fiat, its durability which ex ceeds that ot common tin, i s cheapness costing only about half as much, its lightness, weighing not more than one pound to the square foot, its beauty, pie senting an unbroken surface ol stone, tha way be made any desired color. It is also fire pro if against burning Vindere or coals, and is insured by a 1 insur ance Companies at same rales as tin. or other fire proof roots. Any njwry resulting from accident, can be easily repaired by any intelligent workman. All kinds of roots repaired and metal roofs painted with Preservative paint. This looting, car and steamboat decking. Roofing Cement auu Preservative Paint for sale. Agents wanton in every town in the state. For terms ami prices apply to YVM. 11. WALKER, General Agent, 241 Commercial st. toot of Maple at. Poitland. sepl4gndir Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nek vine, which article surpasses all known preparations tor the cure of all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superseding every preparation of opium—the well-known result oi which is to produce cosliveness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and lucgularities, and all the tearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in ihe train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllsniyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. Colgate's Aromatic Vegetable Soap, A superior Toilet ^oap< prepared from refined Vegetable Oils in combination with Glycerine, and especially designed for the usd of Ladle* and lor the N turnery • Its perfume is exquisite, and its washing properties uni i vailed. For sale bj all Drug gist". tcKFtffisxdiy A Sure l*ilc Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMAINE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26d3ni9N You need not Suffer with Plies Since Cauk’s Pile Remedy bring* immediate re lief, and speedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine tor Piles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro duced. Send for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine for you. Druggist who desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine for Piles may apply to the Proprietors Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson & Son, Bath: H. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; llorace Barbour, IiCwiston, and other Druggists' Wm. Cap.b&Co. sepinsN2tawtf n Proprietors. SURE R£MT£I>IE$. DR. T. K. 'JiAYLOR, 17 Hanover Street, Boston, lias received the new Frencn Remedies and modes of treatment practised by Drs. Dumas and Ricord—Safe pleasant and warranted Positively effectual in all Diseases of the Blood, Urinary and Reproductive Or gans, and all Irregularities and Complaints peculiar ro \Y omen. Enclose stamp and receive full particu lars by mail._n_oct3-d&w3m Warren’s Cough Balsam. The l>csl Remedy ever compounded for Colds, t oughs. Catarrh and Consumption, and all iisenses of the Throat and Lungs. ESf^For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by B. F. BBADBIRV, octl5d&wsx6ra Druggist, Bangor. The Attainment >f Ladies’, Gentlemen’s, Misses’ and Children’s Boots md Shoes at T. E. MOSELEY & CO’S., Summer it. Boston, are made up flrom the best stock, in fash onable styles, and are disposed of at low prices. Make Your Own Soap 1 NO MJIE NECEMAKV! ByS i7ingand Using Your Waste Or* : se. BUT ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt Mfjg. Co’s baponifleb. (Patents of 1st and 8th Feb., 1859.) CONCENTRATED lye. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap or 20 (aliens of the very best soil soap for only about 30 ct* tired ions on each box. For sale at ell Drug and Irocery stores. * , BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS. '5f~B< particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt ' Manufacturing Co's Saponifler. nolisneodjtwly ' notices. *«T« * BAUA.1I Jr-ar~ ¥ I t 1> Q H X H B V ! tl Ah jutrS* *i« AKLY II 1 I. F A C 12 N T I IS I , H iM (hr tiuml a^tonULiny succumb in cuiiuy 1 i oi.lx, Uout MrnvNN, Non’ Throat, ' tidlunr/a, U iiuw§MtiK 4'ami^Ii, 4'rouu. Ii«%er louiiiluiaiH, lirourhila. Giaicuiiy of Brcuihiiii', Ahihmn arid every attVciioo oi r»K I HliOAI, LUNGS ANIUttfisU, <$<XIIDIXCI EVES < o NS v M r T I O N. me uuo^uaucu success mac lias attended the appli nadmi of «lds fried cine in all case** of Pul mo tin ry Com pin i ntn, ha* induced luAnv Physicians of high siandmg to employ it in their practice, some oi whom advise us of ibe fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ol a few of th< se:— E. Boydkn, M. P., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R., M. I)., HU1, X. H. W. II. Webb, M. I)., Cape Ydncent, X. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, X. Y. c Abraham Skim-man, M. I>., Bound brook, N. .T. II. H. MAetix, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietoi* have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; for the i&Vne and virtu, s of AVi*tar’» Balaam have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce It be yond the limits of our own country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWLK & SON, is Tre mont Street, Boston, nn<) sold by all JLuggists and Dealers generally, CELEBRATED HALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SOKES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c., &c Orace’a Celebrated Salve! Is i'rompt In action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angrjrlooking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus afford ing relief and a complete cure. Only 25 cents a box; sent by mail lor 35 cents. SETH W. FOWLE & SON, 18 TitmontSt, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and-dealers gener allv. Febl9 do—,df.i.s&wer.w -5—a. HALL’S VEGETABLE SICILIAN liAitt BENEWER Is the beet preparation extant for restoring gray hair to its original color, preventing its falling out, and promoting its growth. It is a beautiful Hair dressing. For sale by all Druggist*. R. P. HALL & CO.’ Nashua N. H., Proprietors. dec6-d&wlw*N R3F* A soldier who had lost the use ot his limb* from Rheum ilism has been completely cured and en • a bled to abandon liis crutches by one bottle oi Met calfe's Great Rheumatic Remedy. It is truly the wonder of the ago. decl .climax JtllSC'EIXANEOIT*. DR, CARPENTER, Oculist anil A m ist, CAN be consnlted at the U. 8. HOTEL; Port land, cm Friday morning, November 24, and until ftirther notice, upon Blindess, Deafness, Catarrh, BRONCHITIS, NASAL and AURAL POLYPUS, Discharges from the Ear, Noises in the Head, Scrofu la, Sore Eyos. Films, Opacitus, anil all Diseases of the Eye, Ear and Throat. Ir most cases the remedies can be applied at home witnout interfering with the patients occupa tion. Artificial Eyes inserted Wilhcvf Pain. CONSULTATION AT OFx x. x. x V^L, 5Eif “But Letters must contain One Dollar to ensure an answer. UO.HE TESTIMONY. The Testimonials below are all received in this State, and can be readily investigated by those desir ous of so doing. Hundreds of other certificates can he seen at the Dr.’s Office. CATARRH. Testimonial of Ifosi. Theodore Wyman* [From Maine Farmer.j Dr. Carpenter’s Remedies have cured me of Catarrh and Polypus from which 1 suffered six years. Had copious discharge s, dullness in the head and much difficulty in talking or breathing. I new have none of these troubles. THEODORE WYMAN. State House, Augusta, Jan. 15,1866. [From ike Kennebec Journal of Augusta. Augusta, Me., August ~, 1866. I was very deaf and suffered from inflammation and a constant'and profuse discharge from both ears lor ten rears; one ear totally deaf, the other nearly useless. Dr. Carpenters Remedies cured me. lean now hear as well as ever in both ears. Miss E. O. BACHELDOB. We have seen and conversed with Miss Baeheldor aad her statement is full and satisfactory .—[Ken. Jour. BLINDNESS. Augusta, Oct. 8, 1866. My daughter suffered from scciofuious sore eyes for eight Tears and had become nearly blind. We em ployed many physicians without benefit. Dr. Car penter cured her over a year ago. Her eyes remain perfectly well. Mrs. RACHEL SCHOLES. Airs. S. resides in Augusta, and the above state ment is given in her own haua and is correct.—[Gos pel Banner, Augusta. [From the Maine Farmer., Augusta, Oct. 3, 1866. Dr. Carpenter cured me of dearness of fifteen years’ standing over a year ago. My hearing remains per fectly good. 1 reside in Union. Me. LEROY Z. COLLINS. {From the Rockland Gazette.] I suffered from Catarrh and Deafness twenty-seven years. Dr. Carpenter’9 Remedies cured my Catarrh entirely, and greatly improved my hearing:. Miss A. L. STAPLES. Rockland, April 19, 1865. [From the Bangor Whig if Courier.] Under the care of Dr. Carpenter, I have been en tire iyenred of Catarrh with which 1 was severely af flicted, to the great improvement of my general health. Miss LOIS E. YOUNG. March 12,1806. Testimonial of Rev. Mr. YY.O, Tboutaa. Having been afflicted with irritation and discharge of my ears six years and receiving only temporary re

lief, 1 was induced to consult Dr. Carpenter last Feb- i ruary. His treatment cured me. My enrft remain perfectly well. W. 6. THOMAS. Belfast, Oct. 11, 1865. DEAFNESS. [From the Bangor Times.] * 1 had been growing deaf fifteen years and had be come so deaf I could not hear our minister, who is a very loud speaker. Under Dr. Carpenter’s care, at the Bangor House, I have recovered my hearing, can now hear as well as ever. I reside m Benton. Mrs. CLARK PIPER. Bangor, Oct. 1. All the published Certificates of Dr,, Carpenter are bana fide.—[Maine Farmer. The Certificates, published in our columns, of Dr. Carpenter’s cures are bona Jlde to our own knowledge. He Is all he professes to be, and will not humbug or deceive the public.—f Kennebec Journal. A'ugusta. Dr. Carpenter has entirely cured persons in this city who have been Under treatment at the Eye and Ear Infirmaries without being benefitted.—[Belfast Age. Several marked cure* have come under our oliserv ation, an<l we have conversed with many others who have been benefitted by Dr. Carpenter’s treatment, and we have become satisfied that lie is skillfal in the class of diseases which he treats, and careful to prom ise only what he can perform.—[Bangor Whig f tour. See other Certificates In Portland Transcript. novl9_ d&wtf Carpetings and Curtains! As good assortment ol Fine, Medium and Lew Priced CARPETINGS! As was ever exhibited in Boston, is now being opened at tbe NEW CAIll'ET HALLS, 116 THE MONT STREET, Which, together with a largo Stock ot Window Shades and* Upholstery Goods, Will be sold at very LOW PRICESi Foreign Goods by every Steamer. Domestic Goods daily from Manutactarers and Now Fork Auctions. Window Shades and Draperies made to older I.ace t'urlains. in great variety, at LOW PRICES. CHILDS, CROSBY & LANE, No. 11<> Trentont Street, Boston, sepl8d3m Nearly opposite Park St. Church. Dental. Notice l Tltisis ro inform my friends and pat ons that I have associated with me in the practice ot dentistry, OB. ALBERT RVANS, j’ormerlv ot Bangor, a skillful dentist of long expert ■nee, and take pleasure in introducing and reoom nending him to them. Ether and Chloroform admin stered when desired. C. H, OSGOOD, octedtt n No. i Clapp’s Block, Congrae St. It* *10V41 RE3IOV V L S j it, J, Cushman's ftlilli tieryi Store ITA^rbeeu rouioved from No. 1_ India stared to No 1125 Middle st*u,*, between India and Hampshire treeiH. »Ju»t added a good variety oi‘goods suitable i or i llOlilUAl PUfcsIliflTN. fc^-please rail. dee7d3w Harris <£• Waterhouse, JOBBEKS OF Uats, tyips and Inis, Portland, Deo. 3d I860. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, anil Furs, havo removed to their New Store, No, 12 Exchange Street, E. K. HARRIS. do4tl' J. E. WATERHOUSE. REMOVAL. JAMES O’DONXELL COUNSELLOR at LAW, OOL-r iu Ckadwick’N If ou««>. 240 Congress St., next above Stone Church. sepT-dtf a OUT OE THE EIRE l B. F. SMITH * SON’S New Photograph Rooms, — AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. aug20 n dt, HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys ;tnil Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Congress Street, # Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN._ BCpfitfh H. C. PEABODY. ANDES SON AND CO.’S HOOT SKIRT AND HORSEi‘ STORE, to removed to 328 Congress St., opposite Mechanics’ HaU._n_ __jylddtr O. «. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 (Jonpress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30,1866. n dti N. J. OILMAN, For the present occupies part of the Store NO. (I FREE STREET 1ILOCH, with Messrs. J. M. Dyer & Co., and is prepared to re sume his usual business, and offers a choice assort ment of Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver Ware, Spectacles, Cutlery, &c., on the most reasonable terms. n aught tf R EMO VA 1,! THE Merchants National Bank Will remove on MONDAY, Nov. 12, to »lie OFFICE OF H. M. PAYSOJtf, luxoliaujge St. oolOdtf O. M. & L>. W. 2TASit have resumed business at the head ot Long Wharl, under J. W. Munger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive their orders as usual. July 10, 1866. u dtt DOW A LI HUEY, lunirauce Agents, will be ionmi at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office of Boston, Nanagansett Ollice of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford: Standard Office of New York, tnd other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow. jy25dtf F. W. Libbey. YBOIV, GREEIVOUGU & CO.,’ Furs, Hats, Caps and Robes, 164 Middle St., over T. Bailey * Co. jull7tt U OODiH AN. TilirE A CO., Wholesale T f Dry Gocds, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St Jul 17—dtr YTOT1CE. H. J. LIBBY A CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchauts. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. £3 Free street, second story-iyU tf JAiVifkllOKE llb'iilill.L. Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portlaud. Same store with Geyer and Caleb iyI2dtf i^AGIiE MILLS although bunted up, the Pro J prietors, Messrs. L. J. Ilili & Co., are now pre pared to furnish Coffees, Spices, Cream Tartar, Ac, at their new place of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order Slate in .y be found at Mea rs. Low, Plummer & Cq’s.No 83 Cnmraerc-al St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Paper Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. Ail orders i romptly alien cd to Oood3 at ihe low. st prices. JullGtt H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer, maybe • found at No. 337 Congres* St., corner of Oak St- _ _ jullGtl RS. WEBSTER 6f CO., can be tounl ac the store • ot C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we offer a good assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Goods at low prices’. jul 16 CJMITH A REED. Counsellors at Live, Morton Block, Congress Si Same entrance a* U. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf ALL READY to commence aga»n. C. M. A H. T. PLUMMER While and Blacksmiths, having re built on the old site, No. 12 Union St, would be pleas ed to answer .11 orders tor Iron Railings, Doors Window Shu tiers, Gratings. &c. Particular attention paid to Gas and Steam fitting. BE EAHTEKft EX PKEHN CO. are now permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepared to do Express Business over all the Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by P. S. & P., Eastern and Boston & Maine Roads toBostoD, connecting there with Expresses to ail parts ot the country. For the convenience of our customers on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order book lor freight Calls will be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. — Fore sireet. J. N. WINSLOW7. Jy24 tl_ ___ J% A IE. M. HA A D, Attorneys and Counsellors, • - No. 16 Free Street, near Middle. jul 3 DV hi HOPSE~ISOTkJe—Persons bavnyleft orders at 101 Exchange street, can now' find them at 324 Congress street, opposite Merhancs’ Hall, where we shah continue our business in all it various branches and at lower rates. jO^i^adies’ Dresses dyed for £1.00. All other ar ticles dyed at equally low rates. jul 170m_ H. BURKE. JE. EKRNAl.I* &- SON, Merchant Tailors, • have taken Union Hall, entrance on Free iu , where they are ready with a good stork of Goods foi Men’s vfcar, which they will manufacture in gar ments to order. 0r**First class Coat-makers wanted. SW. KIC'II A- HON, 138 Exchange street. • Coffins and Caskets: also, Me tube Burial Caskets. jy26 /CHARLES J. WALKF.B A CO. may be found at v No. 150 Commercial street, store formerly occu pied by N. O. Crain, where they will resume busi ness, and be pleased to see their customers, or re ceive their orders. JulylOtf A *r S. E. SPRING may be found at the store of * ' I* 1 etcher «r Co., corner of Union and Commer cial streets. iyU tl ATATHAN GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Sweecsir’s Apothe cary store. jy10—tl BOO T H , SboM, liafM nrhl Clothing. Ben.j. boCrQ may be ion i d rra •>• to wait on cust men* at No. 4 Moulton stn et fool Exchang e jul20 C1IC5ARH. 200 M. imported ana domestic Cigars ) for sale by C. C. MITCHELL A SON, .1 u!13t i 178 Fore Street DEBIiOlfi A* \\ EKK, Attorneys and Counsellor!*, at th.' Boody House, rorner ol Coiigrvss and Cl estnut streets. jy2fi tj VROIV D. VERHIM,, Counsellor at Law, 1J No. 19 Free Street. jull4 LEWIS PMSRCE, Attorney and Counsello at Law. No 8 Clapp’s Block. jul2l — gW---~a i ii i !■> ir-rrtrr— Slightly Wet, but not Damaged ! 500 ^AIR Extra Heavy Blankets from the late fire in Franklin street, Boston, SELLING AT $5.50 PER PAIR, —BY— LEACH, PARKER & CO, NO. 5 DEERING BLOCK. A splendid line of CLOAKS AND CLOAKINGS, —AT— WHOLESALE OR RETAIL. Leach, Parker & Co., 5 Decring Block, Congress Street. _nov24_ ,12w Did You Know It ? Gentlemen, you can Save 35 Cents, BY HAVING ONE OF THOSE Perfect Fitting Shirt Patterns f Cut from Measure at tlie Novelty Custom Shirt Factory, IVhere you can also have Shirts of all kinds, cut ami node to oirler, at Bliort notice, and at Reasonable Prices. *3# 1-3 Congress (•«., io23dtf_ Upstairs, Portland. JOUX W. PAX A, Connsellor and Attorney at Law ! No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf M'SlfttlM GEh iaSil c{ PEARSOy, Defier, fa W A XC'HESj lewelrv, Silver and Plated Ware, <•£•1.1, Nil n r uud Kiwi N|>rrliatlr«, Tool*. Filra,&t, ’ • flO. 15 FREE STREET. ,13m W. F.T O D I), Dealer in Watches, (.locks, Jewelry, Spectacles, EVE GLASSES, \e.5l5 Fiw St., Poll I ami. k48^B ipaiving done and warranted. it sep3dll Jti.M.MME wEM, (Sncceasors to J. Smith & Co.) 11-uuuinduin' of l.ratht r Rriliu^. * . Also tor sale Belt [leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, KIVKTS and Hl’ItS, aeptSdtt n ‘ill (niiyriht Siiitd. W. P. EMEEMAN A CO., (jpliolsterei's an«I Manut u turer> ot FURNITORE, LOUNGES, BEDSTEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, ft«». 2 C’lnpp’n Ktoi k-foot f'bcMinut Street, Poiilmul. NV. V. Fhkkwan, D. W. Duaal-. 0. L. Oi inhv. auglOtl u A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacture!s and dealers in Stores, Ranges «£■ Furnaces, can be Ionic 1 in their seiv Bi n.rmc oiv i.i.he nt., iOpposite the Market.) Where they win lie pleased to see all their former customers and receive orders as usual. augl7dtf n H. P. DEANE, Counsellor and Attorney, |V« H. C-Inpp’x Klock, CougrcNH Hi. 83T“ Particular attention given to writing Wills, Contracts, Deeds anil Legal Instruments. •July SI, dti* STROUT «fe GAGE, Attorneys and Counsellors, Office 113 Federal Straot, PORTLAND, MR Sewell C. Strout Haiuio W. Gage. iy7tt n STARWOOD & IX)I»(Ti:,^ Commission Mereh an ts, And Dealers in Groceries, Floor, PRODUCE AND SHIP STORES, No. 3 Chase’s Block, Head Long Whan'Portland, Me. CHASE, CRAM k STURTEVANT, fl-ENERAl, Corn mission M ereh ants, W Idge r y * h W h u r i, POBTLAIID. ME. 0 tioiill JAMES BAILEY A> CO., Importers and dealers in rOmilGlV AND DOMESTIC Saddlery Hardwa r e —AKTV— Carriage Trimmings. No. 164 middle Street, Porilnnd, Me. augl6—tl n MERRILL BROS, ti CUSHING, Late Merrill & Small, Wholesale Dealers in FA N O Y G O C> 33 S, Hosiery, Sloven, Small Warm, &c., No. IS Free Street, “Arcade.” aug21dti ho War o n cleaves, Attorneys & t'oHiisellors at Law, PORTLAND. M NF. Office No. IT Free Street, Near Middle Street. Joseph Howard, jyftlf n Nathan Cleaves. M. PBAJtSOX, Crolol and Silver Plater __ -AND Maiiiifactiirr i- ot Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street9 PORTLAND. ME. May 19—dly n _Lu F. PINGKKE, Pattern and Model Maker, and Mill-might, Shop at C. P. KIMBALL’S Carriage Factory No. 2 No. 16 Fkeble St.. Portland, Me. fi >t“'tn]rr;. irom Fonnd.*rs. Mannlacturers, Print ers, Painters, Surgeons, flatter.., and Shoe-Makers, promptly executed. seplsd.Aw3m A. WILBim & CO., 112 Tremopt Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in W ELCH auil AMKBICAN ROOFING SLATES, of all colors, and slatin-rnails. Careful attention paid to shipping._ n aug22-6m JAJBEZ C. WOOD MAY, J COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Has saved his Library. Office at2 2 1-2 Free street, m the Griffith block, third story. u jy3dt/ BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Zaiv, 'JIO COIVOBES* STREET, Chadwick Mansion, opposite L'uilcd Slates Hold, Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury. nov Bit 1 . P. M Sweat Beering Miilikeu & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _ nngSI-dtr_ Part land, MaiH, T< >1)D S Hair Dressing Booms, Neatly fitted up on LIME STREET, A few iloors above tbo Post (Mice where he will be happy to see old customers and new. He now has every facility lor conducting his business In the most satisfactory manner. n sepli0d3m JOSEPH STORY Peurbyn Marble Co. Manufacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, PrER Slams, Grates aud Chimney Tops. Importer and dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots Hanging Vases, Parian. Bisque, aud Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TBEMONT STREET Studio Building ang22—4m n BOSTON, Mast. SHEPLEY A 8TROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE, In Post Office Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. o. F. 8HEPLEV._ j.vDti A. A. STROTJ*. »• T. SHALL A CO., Wholesale and Retail dealers in Groceries and Provisions I Highest cash prices paid far Country Produce. Z. Consignments receive prompt attention. dee7dlm NO fj I.IIIK HTREETi PERCEVAL BONNEY, Counsellor anti Attorney at Law, Morion It loch, Conyress Street, Two Hoorn above Preble II OH nr. PORT!.AND, ME. novIO tf BEDDING, BEDDING, BEDDING! P. H. SAMUELS, Manufacturer ot Hair Mattresses, Feather Beds, &e. ZV~ Particular attention paid to the rennvatine of Hair M.itressea, ami reiuaile equal to new. Blankets ftc. ‘ * B,oc£’ P«Aiun>, two doom tekodtt ■bore Preble Hoove. ’*• C. MOXCEY, H air Dresser, Has Removed to No. 330 Congress Street, io7dtf (A tew doors above the Preble House.) Rirm«f» <\nn* ——-#—jsa. W. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, „ TCHAX.W1CH Hooke,I Conf/re** Street. octti-dl y ” S. L. C’ARLETON, , ATTORNEY AT LAW, ‘27 Market Square. _ Sept 24—<ltl • n j. B. HUDSON, Jit., A T I N T , 27 Market Square, 955**- _PORTLAND, MK. C. H. STUART 4 fjOu . Masons, Jin ilders, Plasterers -AND CONTRACTORS. Aihlre-.s Pos, OiUee Box 1,068, or at the otiice rear o' 1 <J. 11. Stuart's residence, . NO. NO Cl.ARK MTHKKT, 1'ortlauil. 11 »i ire. Au% 8—t|_ WM. XV. WHlPPI li, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE, tPORTLAXD, ME. auy2 tt VV. U. t'LIFFOKI>, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, —AND— SOLICITOR OF FA TEXTS, NO. S CI.APP’S HI OCK, . au3^<*tt_CongressStreet. w. n. wool».t- sox, BROKERS, No. 178 - - — Fore Street. yl U McCOBB d KINGSBUIiY. «. ouiiseiiora at Law. OFFICE OVER H. H. HAT’S Jy»_Junction or Free & Middlo Streets. DAVIS, MIBF.UVE. HAtimji b DO.. Importer? ana Jobber, ol JJri/ Goods and Woolens, Irtiwle 18 Free Street. P. DAY18, ) C. H. MEsERVE, i L.P. HASKELL. f PORTLAND, ML E. CHAPMAN. ) BOTfftkHl FltEEHAN * KIAItJATiL, Successors to STEVENS, FREEMAN & CO., Wool-pullers and Dealers in Wool and Wool Skins, ALo Manufacturers ol PJ3BLE3, KIDS, LININGS, &c. GROVE Sl'RERT,.PORTLAND. Ml SAMUEL FREEMAN, GEO L. KIMBALL. CyWo pay Cash for every thin? we buy. jelG 6m ROSS & FJS1WY, P JL A. R T BJR K HR, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL 8TU000 AND MASTICJ WORKERS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Coloring, Whitening and Wliitc-WiwinTig prompt y attended to. Orders trom out ol tnvnsuTdtcd May 22—dtl (H AS. J. SCHUMAG’HEB. FRESCO PAOTEB. m rresem 10 oc ifmnu at Lis residence 244 CUJIBERLAND, 1IEAI) OF MECHANIC STREET. jysoti B. 8. HATCH, M. I)., INo. 30(5 1-a Congress St. OFFtCE Hocbs— I ^ Dec 4—dlw i>. CLAliKE ii- CO. can Ixj found AT 29- MARKET SQUAHE, C-'rnFn L.tXC.lSTFR I1.II.J.. Hoots and Shoes for Sale Cheap. iyio an W. F. PHILLIPS cR C O., Wholesale Druggists, No. 148 Fore Street. oct J7-dtt H. M. PAL SOS, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, FORTLAXD, ME. Ho21dtf SOMERS SEWALL, - AT - NO. 311 CONORFSS STREET, Six Doors above Casco Street, would reapcctflslly invite the attention of the pcoi ie of Portland and vicinity to the TAR I EH COLLECTION HOLIDAY GOODS! to be found at his store. The Best Assortment in the City, - AND - THE CHEAPEST FBICEII T0Y3 OF"ALL FINDS! Work Boxes and Desks/! Pranga Benuliiiil ! Stationery and Toilet Articles l! CUTLERY, Ana Numerous Ollier Tfaiugs! Now is a good time for purcliasers of CHRISTMAS GOODSI to call, for more tune and attention can be shown them m selecting, than at a more bu.Ay season. November 26. dtf R*AlMr FOR Hl'JilNFfcW. WILLIAM BROWN, formerly at 91 Federal street, is now permanently located at his new store No 64 Federal st, a few doors below Lime street. He is now prcj*ared to attend to the wants of liis numerous customers and the public generally in the wav of cleaning and re pairing Clothing of all kinds, and will be attended to with his usual promptness. Also second-hand Clothing fm sale at tiir prices. no Gdff SHORT & LORI& G, Booksellers & Stationers, Fornrr Center Streets, iflfefron hand a full supply ot Law, School, Miscellaneous and Blank Books. STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS, Cask, Post Offioe and Envelope Oases, Let' t r Presses, Pen K ick., Ac. VYe have just rcoicve.1 New York a full supply ol PAPER HANGINGS, t sratlems nml ( hoi,', st5 Its. DRAWING FAl'Elt OF A IT, SIZES. Give us a call. Shari Sr Earing, ."1 Free. GsmoCCentar Stiec .lysnil A. COBB & CO., successors to t. r. ami m. i. tserjora. at Mrs M J. Nichols. V. S. Hotel. HAVE received a lot of Tretougao, best or itv Kid Gloves. Also Zeplivr Worsteds, Slippers Hoods, Hosiery, Ladies’ Under Vests, Cofaeta1 Tin ’ eiiSdis, plain u«l cmb. lldkfe., Muslin an"’Cam E.Igin¥s bress Buttons. together with all arUc ot usually touud in a first class Fancy Goads Store exandnetbem* an<1 tbe pnbllc are u,Titc*1 to call and examine them._ nnv 7 tIU Jan ^ lgc7 Skates! Skates S For Ladies and Gentlemen. W entire new stock-old stock all BURNED. Krmfmbfr the Number. 1> Free Street, O no27.1Sw ti. I.. BAII.KT. LOWELL & SETTER, W7ILL occupy the new Store Wo. 301 Con* t ? grrM Street, corner of Br.»wn Street, about Dec, 1 >(h, with a new stock of Wotchea, Jewel ■7, Silver nnd Plated Ware, and Fancy Goods tor the holidays. They have reoccupiod their old stand We. 04 Ex change street, with aeomplete stock of Wanticni and Optical Good** (hrMiioiaeters, Watches, Clocks, f ine Tools for Machinists and Engineers, &c gycriends and customers invited to m l head quarters. Dec 1,1866.—(13m mst v.i % *, a* .. GHlii HiIM.iI\s DRV GOODS' HAVING secured iho wli.ilt of Stoic i\«» 4'oiagrcMf* sttrcct, and made gr.-ar additions to our stock, we are now able to k itoi tin iiest liaryainst hi I>i‘tj fiood* the market affords. We shall continue to sell our goods at our former VERV 1.0 W IKHKS And will not l*e undersold l»y am one. Please tall and examine onr line line or Rich Dress Goods ! Shawls inn! Cloakhif/tt. WOOLENS ! We have nakl KtXticular attention to our WOOL EN DEPARTMENT, which comprises all the latest styles of Foreign and Domestic Cloths: Heavy Boar • fa tor Overcoats. All Wool Double and Twist Cloth* for Men and Boys* Wear. DOMERTK'S ! In mil vaiicty. Every kiml ami q unlit v of H k«*piiig goml*. Links*, I)amask, Cambuos, Toi let Quilts, All Wool Blankets, a fall Him of heavy SHIBTING FLANNELS. HT’A tow more left of those Lailies fine MERINO HOSE, for 25c. Trouble to Show Goods. EASTMAN BROTHERS 339 CONGRESS STREET. yearly Opposite Mechanics’ Hall, Not IB—dtT.i OPENING -OF— NEW PER (.00l)S! P • j. P IS R R Y, Will open at Uis now Store, Cou^-oss Street, THURSDAY, DEC. Otli, A large and fashionable stock of Ladies’ and Chil dren’s FINE 1-T'HS! Comprising the most desirable kind, anti nualitieo selected trnm tlie choicest AMERICAN and KURO PKAN PUBS,and manufactured expressly f,r Ymr own trade. Our nice sets of SAULE, ROYAL ERMINE, FITCH, and SI BE R TAN SQUIB BEL, are unsurpassed, and we shall he able to show in this line of g*v„is the best assortment ever offered at Re tail in this city. In connection with those staple grades, may he found all the new and Fancy Styles, such a* the Astracan, Persian Lamb, Grebe Bird, and the new style Ml FKS anti COLLARS/ Gentlemen will also find a great variety of Fur Coats, Gloves Collars & Cuffs! m And a tine block oi SLEIGHING ROBES f Well worth their attention. We would particularly invite those in pursuit of NICE VUES, well made, info stylish and useful garments, and at moderate prices, to examine this stock. aoeft tf i. p . r a n ic i q r o jt, CLOTHIK ft AND Furnishing Goods ! 26 Market Square. „ Oct I—d3m n J. T. LEWIS «C CO. Manufacturers of CLOTHlMfii, have removed to No. 1 Galt Licet, I'omiuCTcki tmet. JVlO_ n Mew Store, 310 Congress Street, (Up Stairs.j II. W. STMOXTOMet CO., HAVE opened a Ladies’ Furnibbittg Store, con taining a good assortment of Hoop Skirts, Corse ts, Cutler Clothing, Merino Ve>to, Collar., Ca#», Wonlcl and Fancy Caada. Frencli Stamping IX)ae to Order. 3-1; t Coieyress Street, (Up Stairs.) oct24 dtf. #ioo. #ioo ir iJt CLAIM OFFICE. Patterson Jit Cliadlxiunie, iVlortoii Bioclc, 2 doors above Preble House. THE new Bounties, under the law approved Job 28ih, I8CC, Increase of Pensions, Arrears of Pa> Prize Money, and all other claims again t the Gov* eminent, collected ni short notice. The necessary blanks hat e been r- coired, and claim ants should iile their claim* promptly. Frank G. Patterson, lute I.ieut. fl.h. Me. \*ol« Paul Ch*dboi;iink, late Ma,j. 1st Mo. Car. Oct 16-dtf n Reconstructed on the Old Ground ! A.. r. HALL, COMMISSION MERCHANT, and dealer in Groceries, W. I. Goods and Produce. NO. 1 MILK STREET, I’OBTI. WD, ME., Would i t.lx ctfully announce to Ms former customer* and friend* that lie has re-established himself hi biui nes* at tlic old place, No. 1 Milk street, near Ex change. All per*, n* in want oi liroccries. Produce, 4c.. will do well to make me a call, a* an entire new stock ot selected goods will he offered at greatly re duced price*. Come one. come all. "decludw HOME _AGAIN. Slfw.Y P.IM.YTW.YG. FULLY sensible of my obltgath ns for ibe liberal kindness of my pntroiis, I announce to them "ini great pliasure, my return to No to Exchange Stteet, over the Shoe ami Leather Warehouse recent ly erected by the Messrs. BiirlKiiir, with increaseil l.n cllities to answer all orders in tho various branches of my profession. I shall endeavor fokocp no.-ied in the newest Im provements, to be supplied with the best materials, and to be prompt and faithfal in my workmanship. Mv work may he seen on every business street to thecity-to which, with specimeno conatuntlv going up on the new stores, I confidently refer. tow S,n .aco OLIVES S. BEALK. X)oc. «th, 186",_decfid3w _ “THE PEN Ife tllt.lllliR TRAN T1IE SWORD.” TLe Gold Pen-Best and Cheapest of Pens. Morton’s Gold Pens! The licsl Pens in the World! For sale at Ills Headquarters, No £5 Maiden Lane, New York, and by every duly-ap)>ointed Agunt at the fame prices. JTA Catalogue, with lull description of Sixes ami Prices, sent on receipt ot letter postage. no20tl£w(;m A. ITIOK TO\. Oysters,_ Oysters. THIS day receive.! a splendid lot Virginia Orators, nnd tf»r sale at tfl.4Uiajr gallon, koIhI; % nrAU orders by mall or expns promptly attend Oysters delivered in any part of the city. B. FREEH AX £• CO., UecMliu lot Federal Street. Tk Portland Glass Company Are prepared to fhruish Rich Cut Dinner and Tea Sets! And ail Kinds of Cut Waro suitable for the HOLI DAYS; also GAS SHADES of various pattern*.— Samples may l»e sun at LLeirMi mi factory. nol7«tlm sold Out. WE recommend our fotmer patrons to oar y\ successor, £. M. THOMPSON. oc!3d3m# a Swett.