Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 13, 1866, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 13, 1866 Page 2
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DAILY PRESS. POMTLAN1). Thursday Morning, December 13, 1866. 9 The Maine NUU I*re«». Published this morning contains full ab stracts of the reports of the Secretary of the Treasury; Commissioner of Internal Kevenue and Comptroller of the Currency, of the Sec retary of the Navy, and of the General com manding the United States armies; Mr. Maine's recent speech in Congress; tull ac counts of the arrest of John ll.jSumitt, and of the release of the murderers of certain Maine • oldiers; the latest news from Europe and Mexico; recent diplomatic correspondence be tween this government and the French; the text of the instructions addressed to Mr. Campbell, U. S. Minister to Mexico, on his de pa) ture from Washington; the Congressional proceedings for the week: together with mar ket reports, shipping news, Ac., Ac., as usual. The Decline in «hlpbuildin*. We reprint in another column a noteworthy passage from the recent report of Secretary McCulloch, touching the surprising falling oil in American shipping and ship building dur ing the last six years. Mr. McCulloch pre sents the fact,as he says, in illustration of the following propositions: “No single interest in the (United States, fostered although it may be by legislation, can long prosper at the ex jjense of other great interests. Nor can any important interests be crushed by unwise or unequal laws, without other interests being thereby prejudiced." To one who considers the intricate network of relations which binds together a civilized community in these days, no proof is needed to show that a part or class in such a community cannot suffer alone. It is not as a proof, but as an illustration of his propositions, the that Secretary instances the decUre in ship building and declares that if commerce is permitted to languish other great interests must also suffer. Plain as this principle is, it is too often for gotten. There i> a tendency, natural enough, since to err is human, but strictly to be guard ed against, to overlook ail but local interests, and by pushing these into undue prominence, to leave them with uo safe grouud of general prosperity to stand upon. Illinois Congress men are too apt to he ncglecttul of the inter ests of commerce, forgetting that the wheat crop needs a market just as much as the mar ket needs the wheat crop. Pennsylvanians are constantly tending to sacrifice every other interest to coal and iron; yet railways and steamers and millions of agricultural imple ments are brought into use to feed our for eign trade. The wool growers are petitioning Congress lor additional protection, and wool en mills are lying idle because the raw mate rial is already too high to pay a fair profit to the manufacturers. The only sale rule in this maze of clashing interests, is to remember that no department of industry can long prosper at the expense of others. It is not only true that our ship-yards are virtually transferred to the British Provinces, but onr trade is taking the same direction. Vessels leave this port lot- St. John to take in -stores, because our- greenbacks arc worth more goods there than here. into the causes of this state of things the Secretary makes no elaborate enquiry. His own opinion he states very succinctly. The causes which prevent shipbuilding and ham per all other occupations are in his view, a re dundant currency and high taxes. Whether the cur rency is really redundant or not, is a matter of opinion. Strict demonstration is impossible, and assertion on the one side or the other avails very little. With a specie basis, the currency would regulate itself. The superfluous paper, if any, would be presented for payment; the superfluous gold, if any, would flow off to foreign countries; prices would adjust themselves to the common stand ard of value; and the currency remaining in use would be the proportionate amount re quired tor the transaction of our part of the world's business. These principles are admit ted by all reasoners who meddle with the sub ject at all. Whether the currency is redun dant or not,it is desirable to resume specie pay ments as early as possible aud put ourselves once more en rapport with foreign nations. Vi hether the currency is redundant or not, prices in our markets are relatively higher than abroad. Mr. McCulloch thinks they would he diminished by a curtailment of the curren cy, and inasmuch as under a different policy they have held their own remarkably, his rec ommendation is certainly entitled to a caie tul consideration. He also believes they may be diminished by a judicious reduction of tax es and duties, and. to this proposition there can be no valid objection. Our revenue is ample ar.d will not suffer materially by changes which promote the general prosperi ty. To sacrifice our shipbuilding and with it onr commerce, is not the way to serve any branch of industry. A wise statesmanship will not overlook any measure which promis es to bring prices nearer to the point at which our products will seek a foreign market and make us again a creditor instead of a debtor nation. The Mliuaglf in Mexico, The rumor that the Church party in Mexi co has offered to raise $30,000,000 to support the Empire is not at all unlikely. The Church, which long ago fastened its greedy clutches upon every source of wealth in that unfortu nate country, which stirred up the revolt of 1821 because the', Spanish Cortes undei took to make her disgorge a portion of her booty, and which has since hung like a millstone about the neck of Free Mexico— that Robber Church has everything to lose if Juarez comes in. She may well offer Maxi milian her $15,000,000, and carry around her contribution boxes to the capitalists for $15, 000,000 more. The Liberal Congress, elected by the people who elected Juarez, voted to ‘ nationalize” $200,000,000 worth of Church property. Seven and a half per cent, i s not a very high rate to pay for insurance against such a loss. It is altogether likely that this proposition or something like it has been made. With or without Maximilian the Church will fight desperately. With or without him, the Church will be beaten, thank God. It is in Mexico a system of organized robbery, to be suppressed and punished. Miramon, who has returned after some years in France, devoted it is said to military studies, was the so-called President installed in 1859 by the Church party, without the formality of an election. He was beaten in battle in 1880 by Juarez, and left the country. After six years ot application to the art military, he returns to try hia fortune once more, aud is to command the department of the Guanajuato. If Maxi milian withdraws, Miramon will be put for ward as President by the Church party. Our government has uniformly and consist ently recognized Juarez os the President of the Republic of Mexico. Officially, we know no other government mere. uuarez was elect ed by the Mexican people and governs now by authority granted by the Mexican Congress.— A Mexican protectorate is not an inviting of fice. But because we do not choose to as sume that task, it by no means follows that we are bound to treat adventurers like Miramon and Santa Anna, on the same footing with the friendly government which alone we recog nize. We can furnish arms, ammunition and stores to our allies. We can and must refuse them to its enemies. So far as Mr. Campbell’s instructions contemplate such just and proper exhibitions of our preference, they are entitled to and will doubtless receive the ap probation of the whole country. Whatever advantage rightfully belongs to an established government, Juarez is entitled to and must have. —A London publisher announces a reprint us a gift-book, of Mr. Whittier’s “Snow' Bound,” to be richly illustrated by photo graphy. (t 'I'rmiU ktaHwan To lUc'Kluxoll or THE 1'itEss: I closed a former communication on this sub ject, by urging the business men of Portland, interested iu the Hour, grain and other western produce trade, to unite as oue man to obtain damages of the Grand Trunk for late and pres ent most unreasonable detention of their property, and outrageous disregard of their rights on this public highway. Without such united action nothing will probably he done; with it much may be accomplished both for the past and tuturc. Let a meeting be cadcd at once to con sider the situation, and let us asceitaiu wheth er after all our expenditure of time, labor and money to build our part of this road, we have any right iu it, or to it, which its Canadian managers arc bound to respect. If we have not, then lias the road forfeited its charter and the sooner its rails arc legally torn up the better. The lights of the citizens ot Portland and the whole State, as well as the rights of this cor poration, are bound up together in that char ter, and they should stand or fall together. I canno' find that the Grand Trunk lias any chartered right,—from mere whim or caprice, from fear or favor,—to take one man’s goods and reject another’s; or having taken goods for any given place, to leave them by the way for mouths, taking other goods daily by them and in advance of them. That this Company does this, let the forty thousand barrels ol Portland flour locked up in its sheds for the last three months, while Canadian flour has been moving forward treely, bear witness. But if this Company has no such chartered right to thus make fish of one and flesh of an other, then is it one of our reserved rights, founded on common sense, common justice and common law, not to have them do it; and if any new legislation is needed to compel them to respect this reserved right, let the in coming Legislature be appealed to to provide it. The whole State is interested in the sub ject. Scarcely a town or village that has not been more or less injured by this same disre gard of their rights. Their few hundred bar rels of flour or bushels of grain locked up at Sarnia, are as much disappointment and damage to them, as Portland’s thousands to her. All necessary legislation can be easily obtained, I doubt not. But another remedy, and perhaps a more sure and effectual one, is at hand The Grand Trunk is notoriously bankrupt—bankrupt to the very people whose rights it is trampling on. Its over-due bonds and obligations secured by mortgages on the road—the original Atlantic & St. Lawrence bonds and mortgages—are now held by our citizens, in gieat forbearance; they should be held in terrorem. Let the mortgage to secure the overdue Bonds, be put upon foreclosure, and let the Trustees of that mortgage take immediate pos session of the road to Island Pond and manage it for themselves, doing equal justice to all.— Let them meet all freight at that point, and there proclaim that not a barrel of flour nor a pound of merchandise shall pass into or over our part of the road out of the regular order and time of shipment (unavoidable accidents and detentions of course excepted); and that all freight on which a discriminating tariff has beA laid, in favor of the lower Provinces, Eng land, Boston, or any other place, and against Portland and the State of Maine, shall remain on the other side of the line till the Canadian managers of the Grand Trunk shall learn that others have rights as well as they—rights that ought to be, and must be respected. And I am, at this moment authorized by the Trustees to siy that whenever they can be assured of the united support of the people of Portland— those interested in the subject—they will forth with take possession of the road and protect our rights. They understand full well our wrongs, and their own duty in the premises; and let me add they are men who knowing their duty dare to perform it. Again, then, I urge union and action,—give the Trustees im mediately, the positive assurance, the pledge of our cordial co-operation, and the next new year will find them in the full possession and managemeut of the old Atlantic and St. Law rence Railroad with all its privileges and ap purtenances. 1 liaa intend,HI to suggest ouier remeuies mr our grievances, s ich as opening another and competing route to and from the West, by com pleting the Portland and Rochester Railroad (which ought to be speedily done,) or by con necting a line of steamers at New York with the Erie road—or by way of Buffalo and Al bany or Ogdensburg and some of the Vermont lines, either of which routes may be secured on favorable terms if dealers in Portland will unite and pledge them all their business. But the Grand Trunk is our natural, our chosen, our rightful channel of communication with the AV'est, and we must have it, and have it so managed as to be a Reliable dependence, and answer the great ends 'for which it was project ed and built, and I now have confidence to be lieve that in connection and co-operation with the Trustees we shall he able to effect such management. I rest the ease here for the pres ent. Should all efforts in this direction fail, and the supplies of Portland and this State still be held at the mercy and caprice of the foreign managers of a foreign road, running mostly ov er foreign territory,—then indeed will it be come a serious question whether Portland can retain her business aud her business mcu. A season’s trade has just been lost—driven away to Bostou and New A'ork by tlie miserable, treacherous aud wicked management of the Grand Truuk. Other seasons before have been nearly lost by the same cause. Merchants a naturally and necessarily follow their trade,— their business—as water seeks its level, aud unless something effectual is done now, it may soon be said in truth, as it has already been said in derisk n, “Portland is wilting" and the grass growing evqgi on Commercial Street. Diiuinutieu of American Tonnage. The following extract from Secretary Mc Culloch’s report sets forth very clearly the present state of things in a department of in dustry in which Maine is especially interested: The people of the United States are natural ly a commercial and maritime people, lend of adventure, bold, enterprising, persistent. Now, the disagreeable fact must be admitted, that, with unequalled facilities for obtaining the materials, and with acknowledged skill in ship building—with thousands of miles of sea-coast, indented with the finest harbors in the world— —with surplus products that require in their exportation a large and increasing tonnage— we can neither profitably build ships nor suc cessfully compete with English ships in the transportation of our own productions. Twen ty gears ago it was anticipated that ere this the United States would be the first maritime power in the world. Contrary to our antici pations, our foreign commerce has declined nearly fifty per cent, within the last six years. The tonnage of American vessels engaged in the foreigu carrying trade which entered Uni ted States ports was— In I860.6,921.286 tons. In 1865.2,913,661 “ In 1866.3,372,060 ■< The tonnage of such vessels which were cleared from the United States was— In 1866.6,166,924 tons. in 1865.3,(25,131 “ In 1866.b,38.),176 “ foe tonnage of foreign vessels which entered our ports was— In I860.2,353,911 tons. In 1865.3,216,967 “ In 1866. 4,410,421 The tonnage of foreign vessels which were cleared was— .“»»• V*!886.« j^-j^^Bssssss,S“i-ai merchant vessebby tShslSSwSZSSStof American vessels ought to have produced, and but for a redundant currency and high taxes would have produced activity in our ship-yards and a rapid increase of tonnage: but this has not been the case. The prices of labor and ma terials are so high that ship-building cannot be made profitable in the United States, ami many of our ship-yards are being practically transferred to the British Provinces. It is on ly a few years since American ships were sought after, ou account of their superiority and cheapness; and large numbers of vessels were Duift in Maine and other States on for eign account, or sold to loreigners, while, at the same time, our own mercantile marine was be ing rapidly increased. Now many of our ship yards are abandoned, and in others very little activity prevails. It is true there has recently been some increase in our foreign tonnage, hut a good part of this increase is apparent only, and is the result of the new rule of admeasure ment. It is an important truth that vessels can be built very much cheaper in the British Provinces than in Maine. Nay, further, that timber can be taken from Virginia to to th * Provinces, and from these Provinces to England, and there made into ships which can be sold at a profit; while the same kind of vessels can only be built in New England at a loss, by the most skilful and econ omical builders. But the evil does not stop here; if the only loss was that which the coun try sustains by the discontinuance of ship building, there would be less cause of complaint. It is a well-established general fact, that the people who build ships navigate them, and that a nation which ceases to build ships ceases; of consequence, to be a commercial and maritime nation. Unless, therefore, the causes which prevent the building of snips in the United States shall cease, the foreign carrying trade, even of our own productions, must be yielded to oilier nations. To this humiliation and loss the people of the United States ought not to be subjected. If other branches of industry are to prosper, if agriculture is to be profitable, aud manufactures are to be extended, the com merce of the country must be restored, sus tained, and increased. The United States will not be a first-class power among the nations, nor will her other industrial interests continue long to prosper as they ought, if her commerce shall be permitted to languish. * SPECIAL NOTICES. nr E W BOOKS 10K THE HOLIDAYS ! WHOLESALE AMB RETAIL ! BAILEY & YO YES Will open tboir Mew Store on Exchange Street, MONDAY, 17th. Our friend* and patrons and die public generally we trust will wait and examine our NEW STOCK ol B«ol», Fancy Rood*, Writing Deakt, Stationery, Ac., before purchasing elsewhere. We shall have a good assortment of Bullish and American Standard and Juvenile Books. Wo beg a continuance of the generous patronage and favor which we have heretofore received. BAILEE A NOVEL, New Block, Exchange street. A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, [EQUIRE9 IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lung*, a per manent Throat DKcase, or Conouinplion, _ is often tlie result. BROWN’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE I’ARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singers and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an uuusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Dcing an article of true merit, and liaving proved tlieir efficacy by a test of many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts 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 ! hat may be offered. sold ever where. Dec 4—d&w6m sn A VIluable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues of the White Pine Bark. It has been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor lias testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccommend its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—InUependant. The Great Ntw England Remedy! Dn. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test of eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Bine Compound, CURES Son Throat, Colds, Coughs, Uipfliena, Bronchitis, Spitting of Blood, and Pul monary Affections, generally. It is a Remarkable Remedy for Kidney Com plaints, Diabetes, Difficulty of Voiding IJrine, Bleeding from the Kidneys and Bladder, Oravel and other complaints. For Piles and Scurvy, it will be found very valuable. Give it a trial it you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It is Pleasant Safe and Sure. Sold by Druggists and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. F. Phillips & Co., J. W. Pcrkius & Co., And W. W. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. sep‘29-d co w6m s N Long Sought For ! Come at Last! Mains' Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sple by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure juice of the terry, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged itaddeth length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” 'Tis a balm for the sick, a joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDERBERRY WINK. nov 27 8 n d&wtf 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 Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure ot all forms of Nervousnesr. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result of which is to produce costiveness and other serious difiiculties; it allays irritation^ restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organa. No preparation tor Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the »oarful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the 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., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. A soldier who had lost the use ot his limbs from Rheumatism has been completely cured and en • abled to abandon his crutches by one bottle ot Met calfe’s Great Rheumatic Remedy. It is truly the wonder of the age. decl.dlinsN WISTAR’S BALSAM —OF— WILD CHERRY / HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CKNTLRY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Cold*, IIoarwucNM, Sore Throat, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Croup. I.iver Compluinl*, Eronchitn, Difficulty of Brealbiutf, A mi Inn a and every affection of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success tliat has attended the a,q>li i atlun of i his mod cine iu all cases of Fulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, same oi whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ot a few of these E. Boydex, M. D., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. U. W. H. Webb, M. !>., Cape Vincent, X. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. V. Abkaiiam Skillman, M. I)., Boundbrook. N. -I. H. 1). Martin, M. 1).. Mansfield, Pa. The proprietor have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls oi Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; for flic fame and virtues of Wiatar’s Bnlnsun have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ot our own country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWLE A SON. 18 Tre mont Stieet, Boston, and sold by all Druggists and Dealers generally, « »i.\ C B’S CELEBRATE:!) SAIT U! Cures in a very short time OLD SOUKS. BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.. &c (trace’s Celebrated Halve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, anti reduces the most angrv looking swell ings and intiammations, as if by magic; thus afford ing reiiet and a complete cure. Only 25 cents a box; sent by mail ior 35 cents. SETH W. FOWLE & SON, 18 Tremont St. Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers gtnor air SPECIAL NOTICES. Golgato’s Aromatic Vegetable Soap. A superior Toilet Sonp,prepared trom refined Vegetable Oils* in combination with Glycerine* and especially designed for the use of Laities ami for the Nursery. Its perfume is exquisite, and its j washing properties unrivalled. For sale by all Drag- ; ifrfr telO’iU;s.\d l\ A Mure Pile Cure. 1)K. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars tee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address ,T. B. ROMAINE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26d3mBN Relief for the Sufferers hy the Fire. THE undersigned have made arrangements under the act of Congress approved July 27, 1860, to furnish parties building on the burnt district with Pngliuh Pore brail and JLinseeil Oil, DUTY FREE. Parties wishing to purchase raint stock will call at 80 COMMERCIAL STREET. KI'RGRSg, FVOKN A- CO. decSsslm Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This Splendid Hair ©ye is the best in the world. The only true ami perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it sort and beautiful. The genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. Beware of a counterfeit. November 10, 1866. dlysn HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN HAIR RENEWER Is the best preparation extant for restoring gray hair to its original color, preventing its falling out, and promoting its growth. It is a beautifhl Hail Dressing. For sale by all Druggists. R. P. HALL & CO., Nashua N. H., Proprietors. dec6-d&wlw8N Mill', BEIUEDIiS. DR. T. K. 'TAYLOR, 17 Hanover Street, Boston, has received the new Frencn Remedies and modes of treatment practised by Drs. Dumas and Iticord—Safe pleasant and warranted Positively effectual in all Diseases of the Blood, Urinary anti Reproductive Or gans. and all Irregularities and Complaints peculiar to Women. Enclose stamp and receive full particu lars by mail. n oct3-d&w3m Warren's Cough Balsam. The hont Remedy ever compounded for C!old», Coughs, Catarrh and Cououiuptiou, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs. (|Egr*For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by B. F. BRADBURY, £ octl5d&wsx6m Druggist, Bangor. OR. C ARPENTER, Oculist anti Aiirist, C1AN be consulted at tlie U. S. HOTEL, Port i land, on Friday morning, November 21, and until farther notice, upon Blindess, Deafness, Catarrh, BRONCHITIS, NASAL and AURAL POLYPUS, Discharges from the Ear, Noises in the Head, Scrofu la, Sore Eyes, Films, Opacitus, anil all Diseases of the Eye, Ear and Throat. GEST* In most cases the remedies can be applied at home without interfering with the patients occupa tion. Artificial Eyes Inserted Without Pain. CONSULTATION AT OFFICE FREE, EgT’But Letters mast contain One Dollar to ensure an answer. UOillE TESTIMONY. The Testimonials below arc all received in this 1 State, and can be readily investigated by those desir ous of so doing. Hundreds of other certificates can be seen at the Dr.’s Office. CATARRH. Testimonial of lion. Theodore VYyauau. [From Maine Farmer. \ Dr. Carpenter’s Remedies have cured me of Catarrh and Polypus from which 1 suffered six years. Had copious dischargi s, dullness in the head and much difficulty in talking or breathin'?. I now have none of these troubles. TH£« o ... ... tii.MN. State House, Augusta, Jan. 1C, i .a. [From the Kennebec Journal cj Augusta. Augusta, Me., August 2,1CGG. I was very deaf and suffered from inflammation and a constant and profuse discharge from both ears for ten years; one ear was totally deaf, the other nearly useless. Dr. Carpenter’s Remedies cured mo. lean now hear as well as ever in both care. Miss E. O. BACHELDOR. We have seen and conversed >.Uh jw._. Y. .!..ldor and her statement is full and satisfactory.—[Ken. Jour. . BLINDNESS. Augusta, Oct. 8, 1866. My daughter antlered from sccrot'ulous sore eyes tor eight years and had become nearly blind. We em ployed many physicians without benefit. Dr. Car penter cured her over a year ago. Her eyes remain peilbctly well. Mrs. RACHEL SCHOLES. Mrs. S. resides in Augusta, and the above state ment is given in her own hand and is correct.—[Gos pel Banner, Augusta. tFrom the Maine Fawner.) Augusta, Oct. 3, 1866. Dr. Carpenter cured me of dearness of fifteen years’ standing over a year ago. My hearing remains per fectly good. I reside in Union, Me. LEROY Z. COLLINS. [From the Rockland Gazette.] 1 suifered from Catarrh and Deathess twenty-seven years. Dr. Carpenter’s 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 tirely cured of Catarrh with which I was severely af flicted, to the great improvement of my general health. Miss LOIS E. YOUNG. March 12,166. Testimonial of Kev. Mr. W.O. Thouian. 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 ruary. His treatment cured me. My ears remain per tcctlv well. W.O. THOMAS. Belfast, Oct. 11, 18C5. 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 in Benton. Mrs. CLARK PIPER. Bangor, Oct. 1. All the published Certificates of Dr Carpenter are bina fide.—{Maine Farmer. The Certificates, published in our columns, of Dr. Carpenter’s cures are bona fide to oui own knowledge. He is all he professes to be, and will not humbug or deceive the public.—[Kennebec Journal, Augusta.* Dr. Carpenter has entirely cured persons in this city who have been under treatment at the Eye and Ear Infirmaries without being benefited.—[Belfast Age. Several marked cures have come under our observ ation, and we have conversed with many others who have been benefitted by Dr. Carpenter’s treatment, and we have become satisfied that he is skillful in the

class of diseases which he treats, and careful to prom ise only w hat he can perform.—[Bangor Whig if Lour. See other Certificates in Portland Transcript. novl9 d&wtt Did You Know It ? Gentlemen, you can Save 35 Cents, BY HAVING ONE OF THOSE Perfect Fitting Shirt Patterns! Cut from Measure at the IVovelty Custom Shirt Factory, Where you can also have Shirts of all kinds, ent and made to order, at short notice, and at Reasonable H9 1-j Congress St., no23dtf Up-Stairs, Portland. Carpetings and Curtains! As good an assortment ol tiiif, Medium and I.ow Priced CARPET1ACJS! As was ever exhibited in Boston, is now being opened at the NEW CAE PET HALLS, 110 TREItlONT STREET, Which, together with a large Stock ot Window Shades and Upholstery Goods, Will he sold at very LOW PRICES! Foreign Goods by every Steamer. Domestic Goods daily Irom Mamitacturcrs and New fork Auctions. Window Shades and Draperies made to o*der. Lace Curtains, in great variety, at LOW FIUCES. CHILDS, CROSBY & LANE, Wo. «l« Trim out Slrepl, Boston, seplSil3m Nearly opposite Talk St. Church. “TIIE FEW IS MIGHTIER THAW THE SIVOBD.” The Gold Pen—Best and Cheapest cf Pent. Morton’s Gold Pens! The Best Pens in the World! For sale at his Headquarters, No 25 Maiden Lane, New York, and by every duly-api>ointcd Agent at the same prices. g-IP* A Catalogue, with full description of Sizes and Prices, sent on receipt rt letter postage. no20d&w6m A. MORTON. REMOVALS. REMOVAL! M. J. Cushman’s Millinery? Store HAS l>een removed from No. 12 India street to No 25 Midtile street, between India and Hampshire streets. Just added a good variety of goods suitable ibr HOLIDAY PKG8ENTN. S^'Pleaae call._ dec7dGw j Harris & Waterhousef j JOBBERS OF Hats, taps and Furs.1 Pobtland, Dec. 3d 1SCC. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers j in Hats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS, de4tf J. E. WATERHOUSE. REMOVAL. JAMES O’DONNELL COUNSELLOR at LA W, Olttcr in Ckndwit’k’n House. 249 Congress St., next above Stone Church. sep7-dtf a OUT OF THE FIFE / B. I’. SMITH * SON’S New Photograph Rooms, — AT— NO. lO MARKET SQUARE. aug20 n dtf HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. BopStfti H. C. PEABODY. ANDERSON AND CO.'S HOOP SKIRT AND CORSET STORE, Is removed to 328 Congress St., opposlta Mechanics’ Hall. n_ __ Jylodtt O. O. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED IO No. 233 1*2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30, 1866. n dtl IT EM OVAL! THE Merchants National Bank Will remove on MONDAY, Nov. 12, to Ihe OFFICE OF H. M. PAYSON, 3S Exchange St. oalOdtf <Sb U. W. NASH have resumed business at the head of Long Wharf, 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. n dtf bW aTlTbBG V, Insurance Agents, will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner of Exchange St. Home Office oi New York: National Office of Boston; Narragansett Olhce of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Stai.dard Olhce of New York, rind other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow. jy25dli F. W. Libbcy. B“ YBOW~cTbKKIVOII«H & CO., Furs, Hats, Caps and Kobes, 1G4 Middle St„ over T. Bailey^ Co. jull7fcf bODDlAN. TB1JE & C ^Wholesale Dry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St. Jul 17—-<itf KfOTICE. H. J7LIBBY & CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story. iyll tt A If IRKOHK ill EBB ILL. Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Caleb iyI2dtf _ 1(HGLH MILLS, although burned up, the Pro J priet »rs, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to iuruish Coffees, Spices, Cream Tartar, &c, at their new place of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order Slate w:»y be louud at Messrs. Law, Plummer & Co’s, No 83 St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Paper Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. All orders ( romptlv atten cd to. Goods at ihe lowest prices. jullCid H PACKARD, Bookseller ana Stationer, maybe • found at iso. 837 Congress St., corner of Oak St.__ JullCt t M S. WEBSTER (f CO., can be tound at the store ot C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we olfer a good assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Goods at low prices. jul fb' OMITII & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton ° Block, Congress St. Same entrance as U. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf ALL READY to commence again. C. M. & H. T. PLUMMER White and Blacksmiths, having re built on the old site, No. 12 Union St, would be pleas ed to answer ;.ll orders tor iron Railings, Doors, Window Shutters, Gratings, &r. Particular attention paid to Gas and Steam fitting. 11UE EANTKUN EXPBESMi'O are now I 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 to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot the country. For the convenience ol our customers on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order book lor freight Calls will be kept at office of Canadiau Express Co., No. — Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. tf__ J A- K. M. KAM), Attorneys and Counsellors, No. 1(> Free Street, near .Middle. jul.3 l’E if«lrS E5--N OTI(?E —Persons Lav ng let! orders at 101 Exchange street, can now find them at 321 Congress street, opposite Methanes* Hall, where we shall continue our business in alt its Various branches and at lower rates. Ladies’ Dresses dyed for $1,00. All other ar ticles dyed at equally low rates, jul 176m H. BURKE. JK. FKKIVALD & BON, Merchant Tailors, • have taken Union Hall, entrance on Free St., where they are ready with a good stock of Goods for Men’s wear, which they will manufacture in gar ments to order. Hist class Coat-makers wanted. S" 8. H111 II dr SON* 138* Exchange "street. ! • Coffins and Caskets: also, Me talic Burial Caskets. jy26 pflARLFS J."WALKER* CO. may be found at ^ No. 150 Commercial street, store formerly occu pied by N. O. Cram, where they will resume busi ness, and be pleased to see their customers, or re ceive their orders. JulylOtf A A S. E. SPRING may be tound at the store of **-• Fletcher Co., corner ot Union and Commer cial streets. lyll ti "MATHAN GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over SweetsU’s Apothe cary store. jylO—tt BOOTS, Nhoes, Hut* and Clothiug. Benj. Fogg may he tound roa iy to wait on customers at No. 4 Moulton strtet, foot Exchange. jul20 Cl 14 A KB. 200 M. imported ana domestic Cigars tor sale by C. C. MITCHELL & SON, jull3tl 178 Fore Street. EBILOIH *TWEBB, AHomey* aid ConnMellorH, at the Boody House, corner oi Congr ss and Chestnut streets. jy26 BV RON I». V KRrI|,I,, Counsellor at, No. 19 Free Street. ju!14 LEWIH PftERCE, Attorney and Counselio at Law, No. 8 Clapp’s Block. jul21 ■wamrMrw.iiv Trnrrr rwa—o——a—■a——m———aa Marked Down. VICKERY & HAWLEY, No. 31 Free Street, Having made new additions to their already exten sive Stock of DRY GOODS -AND WOOLENS ! Together with a general assortment of DomesticMiave marked them down to correspond with the present state of the market, and aie now prepared to give customers as good Bargains as can he found in this city, jgF" All w ishing to buy good goods at low prices, are respectfully invited to call and examine our stock and prices betore purchasing elsewhere, as we are confident that our prices will please. Vickery & Hawley, decl2d2w _ 31 Free Sired. “The National Traders Bank of Portland.” 11HE Stockholders of this Bank are hereby notified that their annual meeting will be held at their Banking Room No 21$ Free st., on TUESDAY, flic 8th day of January next, at 3 o’clock P M, to choose five Directors for the ensuing year, and to act on any other husinoss that may legally come before them. , , „ EDWAlib GOULD, Cashier. Portland, Dec 7,1866. dc8dtd Canal National Bank. rrillE Annual Meeting ot the Stockholders of the A Canal National Bank of Portland, lor the elec tion of seven Directors, and for the transaction of any olher business that may legally come helore them, will be held at 188 Fore Street, on Tuesday, the 8th day of January, 1867, at 3 o’clock P. M. „ v „ B. C. SOMEKBY, Cashier. Novembers, dtd Second National Bank. THE Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the “Sec ond National Bank, Portland” for the election of Directors, and any other business which may legally come before them, will be held at Nos. 188 and 190 Fore street, (uo stairs,) on TUESDAY, 8th January next, at 3 P. M. W. H. STEPHENSON, Cashier. Portland, Dec 7, 1866. dc8dtd Casco National Bank. rriHE annual meeting of the Stockholders of “The X Casco National Bank of Portland” for the elec tion of seven Directors, and for the transaction of any other business that may legally come before them, will he held at 190 Fore street, on TUESDAY, the . eighth day of January next, at 3 o’clock P. M. I E. P. GERRISH, Cashier. Portland, Dec, 7, 1866. dim KIWINK88 4'AICOS. GERJUSH »C* PEARSON, Dealers in AV A TCIIES, Jewelry, Silver and Plated Ware, «old, Silver ’J^Pwt.ele,, Tool., sep28 m. is FREE STREET. d3m IV. F. TOO /> , Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles EVE GRASSES,* Ac., Xo. Fm Sf., Portland. Repairing (lone and warranted. n solvit t e w e r , (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) Jlauuinrturer of l^rathrr Helling. Also tor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, RIVETS mid BIBS, sept3dtt n .‘111 UougreMA Hirerl. W. P. FREEMAN & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers ot FUENITUBE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, IVe. I Clapp's Hlork- foot Cbentnat Street, Portland. P. Freeman, d. W. Beane. C. L. Qpinbt. augiott n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers In Stoves, Itanyes & Furnaces, Can be tonnd in their new nni.iim: on i.hhe nt., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will be pleased to Bee all their former customers and receive orders as usual. augl7dtf n H. P. DEANE, Counsellor and Attorney, No. 8. Clapp’s Block, Congress 8t. iy Particular attention given to writing Wills Contracts, Deeds and Legal Instruments. July 31, IfeGti. a,, STROUT & GAGE, Attorneys and Counsellors, Office 113 federal Street, PORTLAND, ME. Sewell C. Strout Hanno W. Gage iy7tt n ~ ST AN WOOD & DODGE, Commission Merchants, And Dealers in Groceries, Flour, PRODUCE AND SHIP iSTORES, No. 3 Chase’sBlock, Head Long Wharf Portland, Me. CHASE, CRAM & STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgery’s Wliart, Portland, Me. I JAMES BAILEY A CO., Importers and dealers in FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC Saddlery Hardware —A2TT>— Carriage Trimmings. I¥o# 169 middle Street, Portland, me. augl5—tt n MERRILL BROS. A CUSIIINGr, Late Merrill & Small, Wholesale Dealers in FANCY GOODS, Hosiery, Gloves, Small Warts, Ac., No. 18 Froe Street, “Arcade.” ang2ldt|anl HOWARD A CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, rTDRTLAND, M NK. Ofllce No. 17 Free Street, Near Middle Street. Joseph Howard, Jy9tf n Nathan Cleaves. M. PE Alt SON, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Manufacturer ol Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n A. WILBUR A CO., 112 Tremont Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in U lilCU anil A tlllcic l.\ ROOFING SLATES, of all colors, and slating nails. Careful attention paid to shipping. n aug22—6m JABEZ C. WOODMAN, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Has saved his Library. Office at2 2 l-« Free street, In the Griffith block, third story. n jy&dtr BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Law, »l# CONliBEIM STHliET, Chadwick Mansion, opposite United Stales Hotol, Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury. nov Ott ) . D. M. Sweat Deering Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _.TugSl-dtf Portland, Maine* TODDS Hair Dressing Rooms, Neatly fitted up on LIME STREET, A few doors above the Post Office where ho will be happy to see old customers and new. He now has every facility for conducting his business in the most satisfactory manner. n sop20d3m JOSEPH STORY Pearhyu Marble Ct, Manufacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops. Importer and dealer in Eng lish Moor Tiles, German and French Flower Pula, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and Bronze Statuetta and Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TKEMONT STKEET Studio Budding aug22—6m n _BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFIOE, In Post Office Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex* change street. O. F. SHEPLEY._Jy9t» A. A. STROUT. J • T • S I?I ALL & O O •, Wholesale and Retail dealers in Groceries and Provisions I Highest cash prices paid for Co mtry Produce. rg^Consignmeuts receive attention. dec7dlm_NO 14 l.I.Hli gIBEETi PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morton Block, Congress Street, Two Doors above Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. novl9 tf J. C. MOXCEY, Hair Dresser, Has Removed to No. 339 Congress Street, no7dtf (A lew doors above the l’rcble House.) D. CLARKE A CO. con he found AT 29 MAE1LET SQUAB E, UNDER LANCASTER HALL. Bools and Shoes for Sale Cheap. jylt> dtl IF. F. PHILLIPS <L CO., Wholesale Drngghte, No. 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtt CH AS. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. At present to be found at his residence 244 CUMBERLAND, HEAD OF MECHANIC STREET. jySOU HOISNCSS CARD*. W. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counseller at Law, [Chadwick House,] Congress Street. oeu>-aly s. L. C’AKLETON, ATTORN RY AT LAW, 27 Market Square. Sej»t 24—dt* n J. B. HUDSON, JK., A H T I N T , Mg21d6m 27 ****** PORTLAND, Ml'. U. H. STUAKT & CO., Masons, Hull tiers, Plasterers -AN D CONTRACTORS, Arttliv.'S Port Office Box 1,968, or at the office rear o C. H. Stuart’s residence, HO. NO CV.ABK NTRGET, Forlland, Maine. Aug 8—tl WM. W. WHIPPJLE, Wholesale J>ruggistf 21 MARKET SQUARE, POBTLANP, ME. &u & tl W. H. CLIFFORD, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, —AND— SOLICITOR OF FATE NTS, NO. 8 ( LAPP’S BLOCK, stuff-'ilit _Congress Street. W. II. WOOD if SON, BROKERS, * No. 178-Fore Street. ■ ii it McCOBB KINOSAURY. Connsellors at Law. OFFICE OYER H. H. HAY’S Jytl.1unction of Froe & Middic Streets. DAVI8, MESEBVE, HASKELL & 00„ Importers and Jobbers of Dry Goods and (Voolens, ircadc 18 Free Street,' F. DAVIB, C. H■ ME9EBV E. nAiiniT , ... m .T, L. p. haskedl, ' PORTLAND, ML E. CHAPMAN. novS’65dtf FREEMAN & KIM It ALL, Successors to STEVENS, FREEMAN & CO., Wool-pullers and Dealers in Wool and Wool Skins, Al.-o Manulacturers ot PEBLES, BUDS, LININGS, &c. GROVE STREET,.PORTLAND. ML SAMUEL FREEMAN, GEO L. KIMBALL. We pay Cash lor every thing we buy. |el(? 6mwrf ROSS & FJJJJNY, P I. A H T R R R R R, PLAIN AND OHNAMKN1A1, STUGOO AND MA8TI0 WORK EBB. flak Street, between, Congress and Free St*., PORTLAND, ME. Coloring, Whitening and White-Washing y attended to. Orders Ircm out ot tov.n solicited. May 22—dtl H. M. FAYSON, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, ME. no21dtf JOHN W. DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf SOME118 SEWALL, - AT - NO. 331 CONGRESS STREET, Six Doors above Casco Street, would respcctftilly Invite the attention of the people of Portland and vicinity to the VARIED COLLECTION HOLIDAY GOODS! to be found at his store. The tfest Assortment in the City, - AND - THE CHEAPEST PH1CE8! TOYS OP "ALL KINDS! Work Boxes and Desks!! Prang. Drnntiful Publication. ! Stationery and Toilet Articles t! CUTLERY, And Numerous Other Thiugs! Now is a good time for purchasers of CHRISTMAS GOODS! to call, for more tune and attention can be shown them in selecting, than at a more busy season. November 26. dtf Ready for business, 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 prepared to attend to the wants of his numerous customers and the public generally in the way of cleaning and re pairing Clothing of all kinds, and will be attended to with his usual promptness. Also second-hand Clothing for sale at fair prices. no Cdtf SHORT <£■ LORING, Booksellers & Stationers, 31 Free, Corner Center Street.. Have on band a full supply ot Law, School, MlsceUaneous and Blank Books. STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS, Oash, Post Office and Envelope Oases, Ltf t~.i Presses, Pen Ericks, 4c. We Live Just relieved from New York a full supply cl PAPER HANGINGS, New patterns nnd Cboico Styles. DRAWING PAPER OF ALL SIZES. Give us a mil. Sheri A I.wring, Cl Free, Comer Center Stiee JySOIt A. COBB & CO., Successors to F. P. and M. T. Be'ford, at Mrs. M. J. Nichols. V. S. Hotel, HAVE received a lot of Tretousse, best quality, Kid Gloves. Also Zephyr Worsteds, Sllptiers, Hoods, Hosiery, Ladies' Under Vests, Coftets, Lin en Setts, plnin and emb. Hdkfs., Muslin anil Cam. Edgings, Dress Buttons, together with all articles usually tbund in a first class Fancy Goods Store. Their triends and the public are'invlted to call and examine them._ nov i till Jan. 1, t«67. Skates! Skates! For Ladies and Gentlemen. ENTIRE NEW STOCK-OLD STOCK ALL BURNED. Brawmker the Number. O Free Street, O no77ai'.' ©• E. E-AfiEEh ■ Thev have reoccnpied their old stand No. 64 Ex change street, with a complete stock of'Naatical mid Optical Cssti, Chronometers, Watches, Clocks, rise Tools for Machinists and Engineors, 6c. i'Tiends and customers Invited lo old head quarters. Dec 1, Dental Notice ! ^ 4 1 1 This is to intbvm my fHends and pat rons that I have associated with me in the practice ot Dentistrv, Dn. ALBERT EVANS*. Formerly ot Bangor, a skillful dentist ot long expert ence, anil take pleasure in introducing and recom mending him to them. Ether and Chloroform admin istered when desired. „ _ C. II. OSGOOD, oet6dtl n No. 8 Clapp's Block. Congress St. Southern Pine. A BOUT 140 AI very superior Flooring and Step Boards now landing at Custom House Wharf, and for sale in lots to suit purcuabers. Apply to C. M. DAVIS * CO., Ill Commercial street. Portland, Nov. 21,1866. r.ovKdtf Go to Adams A Purinton’s TT'OB your House-furnishing Goods of all kinds; 1 Carpetings, and all kinds orCrockery, Gian. Tin, Stone, Earthern and Wooden Ware, Paper Hang ings, Window Shades, &c, &c. no23d3m niMELLAMOVK. GREAT BARGAINS DRY GOODS? HAVINO secured the whole of Store No. 33*J Congress Ntrccl, and made ffroat additions to our stock, we are now able to oftr the Best Bargains in Drg Hoods the market afford*. We shall continue to sell our goods at our lormer VERY LOW PRICES, And will not be Undersold by any one. Please call and examine onr line line or Rich Dress Goods! Shawls and Cloakings. WOOLENS ! We have paid particular attention to our WOOL EN DEPARTMJENT, which comprises all the latent styles of Foreign and Domestic Cloths: Heavy Beav - cts for Overcoat*. All Wool Double and Twist Cloths tor Men and Boys’ Wear. DOMESTICS ! Li JU11 vailety. Ever) kind and quality of Home keeping good*. Lixkss. Damask, Cambrics Toi ‘-ET AH Wool Blankets, a full |ine°,.c hoavy SHIRTINQ FLANNELS. HOS^\*rl5<™0re *Cft °f th°*e La,|lea flnc MERINU 33f~No Trouble to Show Goods. EASTMAN BROTHERS SSS CONGRESS STREET, Nearly Opposite Mechanics' Hall, Nov 16— dim OPENING —O F \KH FUR GOODS! E. JV. PERRY, Will open at hia new Store, 800 Congress Street, THURSDAY. DEC. 6th, A large and fashionable stock of Ladles’ and Chil dren's FINE FEES! Comprising the most desirable kinds and qualities, selected trom the choicest AMERICAN and EURO PEAN FURS, and manufactured expressly for out own trade. Our nice sets of SABLE, ROFAL ERMINE, FITCH, and SIBERIAN SQUIRREL, are unsurpassed, and we shall be able to show in this line of goods the best assortment ever offered nt Re tail in this city. In connection with those staple grades, may be found all the new and Fancy Styles, such as the Astracan, Persian Lamb, Grebe Bird, and the new style MUFFS and COLLARS. Gentlemen will also find a great variety of Fur Coats, Gloves Collars & Cuffs L. And a fine stock ot SLEIGHING ROBES I Well worth their attention. We would particularly invite those In pursuit of NICE FURS, well made, into stylish and useful garments, and at moderate pi ices, to examine this stock. deed tf NEW FIRM I ROBINSON KNIGHT I CLOTHING! We have taken the store 288 CONGRESS STREET, (Opposite the Preble IIousc) Where we have a new stock of CLOTHING —AND— FURNISHING GOODS ! The stock embraces FINE, MEDIUM and LOW PRICED CLOTHING; made up in the most iashlou able style. A large assortment of the newest styles of GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS Is now on hand. dec8 dtf A FULL SUPPLY Boy’s Clotliiiiy ! AT THE New England Clothing Com., 48 market 8qaare. dcSd3m_E. LEVEEN & CO. I. P. FARRINGTOti, CLOTHING AND Furnishing Goods! 20 Market Square. I 0ct4—d3m n J. T. LEWIS tC CO. Manufacttircrs of CLOTHIHO, have removed to No. 1 Galt Block, (Jommercial Street. Jyfo_ n_ Hew Store, 340 Congress Street, (Up Stairs.) H. W. SIMONTON & CO., HAVE opened a Ladies’ Furnishing Store, con taining a good assortment of Hoop Skirts, Corsets, Under Clothing, merino Tttla, Collar*, Cnfi, Wonted and Fancy Uooda. French Stamping Done to Onler. 349 Congress Street, (Up Stairs.) oc 04 dtf.__ $ioo. $100 WAR CLAIM OFFICE. Patterson & OlindVtonnie, Morion Block, 2 doors above Preble House. THE new Bounties, under the law approved Jab liflth, 186ti, Increase of Pensions, Arrears of Pay Prize Money, and all other claims against the Oov eminent, collected at short notice. The necessary blank! hare been ncekttl, and daily ants shonld tile their claims prompt!y. Frank Cl. Pattkbson, late Lieut, sth. Me. Wla Paul Citadbocrnb, late Mr). 1st Me. Cav. Oct 16-dtf n Reconstructed on the Old Ground A. T. HALL, COMMISSION MERCHANT and dealer in Groceries, W, I, Goods and ProdvR NO. 1 MILK STREET, POBTI.AND, MB., Would respectfully announce to his former cust*fir» and ihiends that be has re-established himselfiri^ ness at tho old place, No. 1 Milk street, nc4^* change. All persons in want of Groceries, P>uce, <fcc.. will do well to make me a call, a* an entf stock ot selected goods will be offered at grei re duced prices. Come one, come ail. d< HOME_AGAIN siGjy PMjvTirct. TJUJLLY sensible of my obligstions for th*llbc*l -a kindness of my patrons, I announce * tho with great pleasure, my return to No lO Ichiw* Street, over the Shoe and Leather Warehongreed ly erected by the Messrs. Barbour, with lnensed \ cilltles to answer all orders in the various bracbcs my profession. I shall endeavor to keep posted in the newest 1 provements, to be supplied with the best nateria and to be prompt and faithful in iny woMnansh My work may lie seen on every busmens “treet the city, to which, with specimens constantly goi up on the new stores, I confidently refer. OLIVER 8 BEALE Dec 4th, 180C. dec>!3w SQld Out. WE would recommend our former paeons to < successor, E. M. THOMPSON. 0Cl3d3m* lion.on k Swell