Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 20, 1866, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 20, 1866 Page 4
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• i ll. r from ill>* <'.i|iilnl. |Corri*q»>iideiiee of flic Press.) Washinoton, 1>. C., Hoc. 17, IWid. AN INTEKRSITNII I NCI HE NT. This morning the House has presented quite an animated appearance. A large number of resolutions have beeu introduced relating prin cipally to financial questions and to investiga tion into Executive couduct. One of the most interesting incidents of the session, was the reading of an autograph letter from the Emperor Alexander of Russia in res ponse to Joint Resolutions adopted at the last session, congratulating the author of Russian Emancipation on his escape from assassination. That cougflffulatiou was adopted, it will be re membered, with hut one dissenting voice, Syd enham E. Aucona, a Copperhead from Penn sylvania. He will pass into history as an in dorser of assassination when directed against Emancipators. When the Clerk read the title of the Execu tive coiniuuuicatiou containing the letter, Mr. Maynard of Tenn., always impressive and nev er failing to secure attention, rose and asked for its readiug. The Clerk proceeded to read in the chop-stick style common to them, which rushes out the first part of a senteuce with all the force of vigorous lungs, and then suddenly chops it off towards the end. It is very dis agreeable. The letter will be sent by telegraph. When the reading of the friendly sentences was concluded, a hearty round of applause re sponded thereto. PERSECUTION Ot SOUTHERN UNIONISTS. Mr. Dawes of Mass, offered a resolution di recting that Mr. Pike’s special Committee to inquire iuto the release of the South Carolina murderers of certain Maine soldiers, l>e also directed to inquire iuto the case of Henry Mill er, now confined at Waterborough, S. C., un der sentence of death as a deserter and spy from the rebels, it appears Henry Miller is a German Unionist who was residing iu the Palmetto State when the rebellion begun. To escape draft he liid himself, but was discovered and forced into the rebel army. When Sher man marched from the sea through the Caro liuas, Miller deserted. He gave information of the concealment of arms, ammunition, horses, etc., and piloted a detachment to their capture. Gen. Sherman seut the family north. They remained with a brother in Saugus, N. Y., till the war closed, when the wife returned South and the husband followed soon after. A few months ago, Miller was arrested as a deserter and spy, and put in prison. The indictment was changed to highway robbery, upon which he was convicted and sentenced to death. Mr. Dawes stated he called on the President on Sat urday and presented the facts. Mr. Johnson telegraphed Gen. Sickles and his reply con veyed information as to the nature of the charge. Horace Maynard asked Mr. Dawes to amend so that the Committee might investigate other cases and report such legislation as may be necessary to prevent these persecutions of Un ionists. He said such eases as Miller was but part of a system existing in the unrepresented states, and cited an indictment found iu North Carolina against a Mr. Nelsou of Tenn., sou of a former representative iu Congress. The ac cusation is murder, the fact that Nelson shot a rebel while with his command on a raid iu North Carolina, ft is reported that Worth has made a requisition on Brownlow tor the body of Nelson. Of course ho will not get him.— That iH. not the way the Parson-Governor does business. On Saturday last 1 had a long interview with a Northern man who has just escaped from out the “mouth of Hell”— i. e., South Carolina.— I used the word “escaped” because it expresses the fact exactly. Mr. Davis, (that is the name of my informant) was a member of the New York Legislature in 18ti'1, a Democrat, he was, however, loyal. After Lee and Johnston sur rendered he went to Georgia, where at Augus ta he made a speech in favor of “My Policy’’ as then developed. Then he went to South Car olina, opening a store iu the Barnwell District, about 90 miles back of Charleston. He soon became disgusted with the “reconstructed” aud grew to sympathize with aud be recogniz ed by the Ireed people. Last spring he leased a plantation, stocked it, and hired sufficient of the best bands iu the district to run it. This fact, the wages he paid, aud the work be ob tained, infuriated the planters, and from the the first week of his occupancy a terrible sys tem of persecution commenced. Davis is not of the stuti that lives quietly under such treat ment, so be retaliates. When bis fences were set fire his neighbors for miles around were sure to Ire seen blazing ere night fell. When his stock was run off, the neighbor's somehow got astray also. When he was tired at, as was ofteu the case in riding through the woods, some one else known to be connected with such actions was sure to soon hear a bullet whistliug near him. Of course this sort of thing could uotbe long carried on. Davis con cluded to leave temporarily and to that end made an arraugemi nt with a partner he had to run the plantation. After this was done, be concluded that his associate was treacherous, aud with the aid of a Union Dimly Davis made a cabin on an Island iu a swamp aud liv ed there for nearly two months, watching his plantation and keeping in communication with his hands. His fears were realized, the £artner was preparing to sell him out, when •avis again made bis appearance and took charge. After this the notorious outlaws known as “Regulators” were brought from the vicinity of Edgefield. They were set on his track. Davis finding that he would be killed, sold his lease, growing crop and stock for two thousand dollars, taking a note payable in Oc tober last, and made his way out of the State. Iu October he went back with a couple of friends to collect the amount. He tried to keep his presence a secret, but was betrayed.— The Regulators were again set upon him, and this time he was nearly caught, being shot at and then regularly hunted by bloodhounds.— He had agai n to leave aud without the money due him. The especial animosity displayed against him was owing not only to his obstinate resistance ot them, hut because be exposed to the military authorities their plunder of the freed people. Among other things Davis projected a sub division of his plantation among the hands, leaving tracts of 20 and 40 acres to them. On this ho was actually charged before the mili tary authority with inciting insurrection. Since, he has been indicted for this in the Courts, and is now liable to process. There is no doubt of the substantial truth of Mr. Davis’ story, at it is confirmed in many particulars by official papers. RE-EBTABLI3HMBNT OF SLAVERY. Gob. St ilt'd k introduced a resolution relat ing to the sale iuto slavery of freed people un der pretence of crime. The particular case on which the resolution was based, is that of a man now advertised to be sold at the Court House of Frederick County. The introduc tion of this brought out a little speech from Mr. Stevens who recited the case of seven persons sold for a term of years in Florida, and declar ed that a system of actual slavery was growing up under the permitting of “servitude lor the punishment of crime?’ A number of cases were hrjught out, during the brief debate. Mr Stevens’ characterization ot Maryland was of the bitterest and most pungent style. His de nunciation is verified by the statements ot Gen. Howard in liis report just given to the public. The able head of the ireedwen’s bureau thus recounts some ol the Maryland evasions of emancipation. “The legal disabilities offreedmeu in that part of Maryland embraced in this district are still practically great. Apprenticeship—There are many complaints ot abuses under the apprenticeship law. Col ored children have generally been bound with out the consent ot their parents. A report from the Bureau agent regarding Calvert and Anne Arundel counties says that within a few days alter the emancipation constitution went into effect, it was the practice to take the chil dren on a farm before the orphans’ court and have them apprenticed to the former own er. Instances are mentioned where the chil dren were hired out, the former owner receiv ing the wages. In auother case the children after being brought into court on habeas corpus and delivered to their parents, were hired out by the parents, thus clearly ahowiug that they were not likelv to become a coun ty charge; but they were afterwards repleviucd l>> the master, thus diverting their earnings from their parents to him. The re port turther estimates that there are six hun dred cases of unjust apprenticing in Calvert county, and almost as many more ill Anne Arundel, and the same practice has prevailed to some extent iu other counties. The agents of this bureau have given atten tention to this subject, and some apprentices have been released by habeas corpus. But each case of uulawtul apprenticeship must be brought separately before the court, uo decis ion haying yet been made, or State larv enact ed, which operates generally tor the release of parties uujustly and illegally apprenticed.— No children are kuowu to have been thus ap prenticed since the euactment of the civil rights law.” There is little doubt that some stringent leg islation will be presented which will reach the cases at issue. Mr. Stevens thinks that a bill for the establishment of a republican govern ment in Maryland should be ottered. ANOTHER ILLUSTRATION OF “MY POLICY.” The President has caused the issuing to sev eral of the unrepresented States of scrip for the Lind, donated by Congress for the establish ment of Agricultural Colleges. Last session the law was amended so as to give three years more in which to accept said lands. Mr. John son has acted in this, as in other things, as if iie alone was the power to decide upon the full restoration of the States in rebellion. There has already been issued and delivered scrip for 270,000 acres to North Carolina, anil this scrip is already^ in the market. Scrip has been is sued and is now ready for delivery to Virginia, Mississippi ami Georgia. The Land Office is preparing the scrip for others of these unrepre sented States. The temper of the House was well illustrat ed when Mr. Julian, Chairman of the Commit tee on Public Lands, introduced a Joint Reso lution forbidding the issuiug or recognition of this scrip, A suspension of the rules was call ed for and promptly passed. The resolution was theu adopted. THE GRAND INQUEST CALLED FOR. Gen. Ashley of Ohio offered, as the telegraph will inform you, a resolution looking toimpeSch ment. That resolution was framed in just the manner in which it appears by the advice of Mr. Stevens, Gov. Boutwell, Shellaharger, Kcl ley, ami other leading radicals. The resolu tion was introduced, a motion to suspend the rules will passed, and the motion adopted.— (leu. Ashley will her of course Chairman of the Committee ofseveu to be appointed. UKNKBAL ITEMS. General Uutler lias returned to Massachu setts. The distinguished radical has announc ed himself a candidate tor the Presideucy-iu An effort has been made, unsuccessmlly 1 believe, to purchase the Republican here, in his interest. A new evening Journal is to he started here. It is to be radical in politics, hut devoted espe cially to the interests of the District. The colored people are already actively mov ing in the work of political organization. They iutend U> make a vigorous light for the control with their white couferrees, of the city govern ments here. It is not certain yet that they have force enough to accomplish their redemption. Mr. Lynch is about to offer resolutions that it is the duty of Congress to immediately es tablish republican governments within the un represented States, which he will press to a di rect vote. There is little doubt of their pas sage. Spectatok. Till'. illAKKm. T'BLEU ft APRIL! REPORTS. Fiuanciul. Mew Yoke Dec 19 The Post’s Money article says the Stock market shows a tendency lor concession in price. Govern ments are tirm with an investment demand. Rail road* are unsettled, with more seller* than buyers.— The loan market is fairly supplied ai C 7 per cent. Discounts dull at 7 (& 8$ per cent. New Vsrk Market. New York, Dec. 19 Cotton—advanced 1 @ 2c; sales 4,000 bales. Midd ling uplands at 35c. Orleans at 3C$c. Flour— heavy: sales 9,COO bids. State at8 15 @ 12 00; Round H<*>p Ohio at 11 00 'g> 13 25; Western at 13 30 @ 13 50; Southern sales at 11 15 & 1C 60. Wheat—dull: sales 8,400 bush. Milwaukee No. 2 good at 2 45. White Canada 3 20. Corn—dull and lc lower; sales21,000 bush. Mixed Western at 1 13 (g) 1 13$. Oats—dull aud heavy; sales 28,000 bush. Fro v isions—hea v y. Fork—heavy and lower; sales 6 300 bbls. Butter—more active. Whiskey—quiet. Rice—quiet. Sugar—quiet. Cohen—dull. Molasses—dull. Naval Stores—Arm; Spirits Tun»eutiue at 72$ @ 741c. Rosin at 4 37 10 00. Petroleum—dull; sales of crude at 19c; refined bonded at 30 @ 31c. Tallow—quiet. Wool—domestic steady and foreign more active and advancing; sales 170,000 lbs. at 80 @ 60 for domestic fleece; the inside price for unwashed; 45 @ 50 for pulled; 30 @ 26c for Texas; and Mespza on private terms. Freights to LiAerpool—dull and drooping. Ckirsgs Markets. Chicago, Dec. 19. Money unchanged. Flour quiet and prices tavor buyers: sales of Spring Extras at 9 60 @ 12 00. Wheat 2 (& 3c lower; sales No. 1 Spring at 2 06 @ 2 12$; No. 2 at 1 85 @ 1 97. Corn dull aud 1 l$c lower, with light sales of No. 1 at 79 @ 80c, and No. 2 at 77 c.— Oats are steady; sales of No. 2 at43$c. Barley more active; sales of No. 2 at 63 @ C8c. ity quiet aud un changed ;sales ol No. 1 at 88 (g> 89c. Provisions— Mess pork quiet and unsettled and advanced 50c; ales at 17 60 eesh, aud 17 75 seller’s January. Lard nominal; sales at ll$c. Dressed hogs in fair demand from 12$ to 26c lower, closing quiet at 6 50 @ 6 76 for choice shipping lots, and 6 37$ ^ 6 62$ tor ordinary lots. Beef cattle—receipts 1,309 beau; sales of 412 head at prices ranging from4 50 to 6 30. Live hog re ceipts since Sunday 20,000 head, producing a depress ingclfect end a decline of 36 @ 50c; sales at 5 37$ (o> 600. • -— Cincinnati Markets. Cincinnati, Dec. 19. Flour unchanged; sales at 9 25 (gj 10 25. Wheat steady at 2 40. Whitkey dull ; sales 200 bbls. at 226 in bond. Hogs dull and lower; sales at 7 00 (a) 7 26; receipts 12,000 head. Mess Pork dull at 19 00. Cot ton firmer at 31 @ 32c for Middling. Nnehville C otton Market. Nashville, Dec. 19. The Cotton market opened dull at 28 Cw 29c. tax paid, aud closed very brisk under the influence of late Liverpool advices at 28 @30c; a very few bales sold above 291, and a majority a shade lower; sales 910 bales, being larger than any one day this season. Charleston Market. Charleston, S. O., Dec. 19. Cotton—very active aud advanced $ lc; sales 440 bales Middling Uplands at 33 @ 33$c. Savannah Markets. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 19. Cotton—active and advanced $e; sales ol 500 bales Middliug Uplands at 33 (a) 33$e. Augufcta Cotton Market. Augusta, Ga., Dec. 19. Cotton—The market Is buoyant and advanced $c,— Sales 700 bales of Middling at 32c. New Orleans Markets. New Orleans, Dec. 19. Cotton—active aud advanced lc; sales 2,400 bales; low Middling at 31 @ 32c; middling at 33c; Receipts 8,083 bales. Sugar—dull and drooping; sales of fair at 9$c; prime to choice at 10$ (gj ll$c. Molasses in good de maud ; sales ot tail at 60c: prime to choice at 62 (a) 68c. Sterling Exchange 149. New York sight Exchange $ (<£ $e discount. Freights—tonnage scarce; offerings plenty: rates looking up; by steamer to New York $c; sail to Liverpool $d. Commercial—Per Cable. Liverpool, Dec. 17, Evening. The breadstuff's market is inactive, and shows a declining tendency. Corn closed this afternoon at 38m. London, Dec. 18, Evening. Cons >1b for money closed firm at 89$. American Securities.—The following are the quotations for American Securities: Erie Railroad Shares 47$ .'Illinois Central Railroad Shares 78.' Unit ed States 5-20’s 71$. Liverpool, Dec. 18. The Cotton market to-day opened buoyant and ad vanced $d, Middling uplands being quoted at 14$d.— 'Transactions were lively, and the sales reached 16, 000 bales. London, Dec. 19. Consols to-day have advanced $ per cent., closing at 89$ for money. American Securities.—The following were the opening prices of American securities: Erie Railway shares 47$. Illinois Centra) shares 77$. United Stated : 6-20*8 71$. Liverpool, Dec. 18. Evening. The Cotton market baa been very active all day, and prices tend upward. Middliug uplands closed at a furtiioi advance of $d over the noon rates, having Improved fully $.on tneclosing prices yesterday, ana were last quoted this evening at 14$d & lb. The I transactions were larger than expected, and the wales to-day have reached 20,000 bales. New York Stock Market. New York. Dec. 1». Second Board—Stocks heavy: American Gold.pgj U. S. Five-Twenties, registered, 1862.106 D. S. Five-Twenties, coupons,. 1862. 107 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1864,. 106 II. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1865,.100 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1865, new issue_ 108 U. S. Ten-Forties, coupons,. 90 U. S. Ten-Forties, registered. 99 Treasury Seven Three-Tenths, 1st series,. 105 Treasury Seven Three-Tenths, 2d series,. 106 Treasury Seven Three-Tenths, 3d series,.106 Boston water Power Company,. 3l| Western Union Telegraph,..].!.!.!! 48 New York Central,. nOi Reading. 10*1 Cleveland & Pittsburg,. 881 Cleveland & Toledo . IStl Chicago & Rock Islnnd,. 1041 Chicago & North Western,. 62 Erie,. 73 Michigan Central. 112 Michigan Southern,.. .' 91 Pittsburg * Fort Wayne. . ,1061 Bastatu Stuck Lid. Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Dec 19. American Gold. 137 United States Coupon Sixes, 1881. 112 United Stales 7 3-iOrbs, 1st series. 105 small. 105 2d sories. lot, 3d series. 106 small.. 105 United States r.-20s, 1862. . . ’ 1(171 ... “ July, 1866.■ insj United Slates Ten-tortie- ... 100 Western Railroad.; , . . . 145 Eastern Railroad. ijoj MA H li lEI ». m : In this city, Dee. 8 by Rev. B. Freeman, Capt. Jolui lisher, Jr.,and Miss Almira J. Skillings: 15th by same, Capt. John Frellick and Miss Jennie Craig all of Portland. in this city, Dec. 18, by Rev. C. F Allen, Nathan k. Rodion and Miss Sarah P. Files, both ol Portland. In Brunswick, by Rev. Dr. Adams, assisted by Rev Wm. H. Ft nn, Augustus F. Libby, o NewYom, and Mies Hattie M. Robbins, daughter 01 Hon. A C Robbins. iu Gorham, Dec. 15, by Rev. I). A. Maddox. Wcn dau k. Joy and Miss Louisa Weed, both ol Buxton In Saco, Dec. 12, Walter humid- and Miss Susan M. Smith. In Biddelord, Nov. 28, Andrew Stuart and Mho Mary H. Long. in Greenfield, Mass., Nov. 28, Uhas. W. Lord, of heuneliunk, and Miss Jennie M. Chapman, of G. In Lewiston, Dec. 9, «iolin M. Atkinson and Cyu thia J. Harris. Itf Limerick, Dec. 7, Edwin Collins, oi Aus n, and ’Nellie A. Morse, of L. I > I fiii. in this City, Dec. 18, Capt. Robert Ross, age J Ki year-*. I Funeral this Thursday forenoon, at 11 o’clock, friends and relatives are invited to attend In Kent, Ohio, Dec. 15, Mrs. Louisa Shoeubtraer wile ol O. W. Merrill, formerly of this c,,y * ’ In York, Nov. 25, Mrs. Emily, wife of Charles Ger rish, aged 32 years; 29th, Mr. Josiali Moulton, aged 8; years: Dec. 4, Mrs. Taliitha Moulton, aged83 years. ln York, Dec. 7, Capt. Jo’ n Terrill, aged 8*ycar»; acn, Mist* Mary Gordon, aged 66 yeara. in Lewiston, Dec. I, Mrs. Pali once, wife ot Wm. Uabsier, aged C2 years. L9 fiSlIEEF1011' J*00 7’ Mrs. Lucinda L., wire of Mr. E. Goodale, aged 56 years. rriPj?" 2’ Mas Mari ha E., wife of Scwali Hancock, aged 21 years. in Buxton, Dec. 13, Mr. Samuel S. Emery, ag-Nl 44 years. J imports. ST GEORGE. NB. Sch Harrie-I.5,(KM ft lumber 18,000 laths, toN J Miller. h Runner, DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS SWME FROM FOR DATE. Eagle.New York. Havana.Dec 20 Rising Star.New York. .California... ,I)ec 21 I City of New York..New York Liverpool.Dec 22 ! Virginia.New York. Liverpool.Dec 22 I Arago.New Yora. .Havre .Dec 22 Bavaria.New York.. Hamburg.Dec ’22 Guiding Star.New Pork.. Rio Janeiro.. .Dec 22 Cuba.Boston.Liverpool.Doc 26 Miaiiafwre Almanac.December 20. Sun li es. 7.»G I Moon sds,.5.39 AM Sun sets. .L30 I High water.9.45 AM marine NF.WS PORT OF PORTLAND. Wednesday, December 19. ARRIVED. Barque Horace Scudder, Gould, Bostou, to load tor South America. Brig Angler H Curtis, (of Harps well) Merrimau, Havana 6th inst. Brig Lewis Clark, (ot Bangor) Bartlett, Savannah. Bug Maitha A Berry, Chase, New York. Brig J Polledo, (Br) Plummer, New York. Seh Emma, (Br) Davis, St John, NB, in balla t. Sch Harrie, (Br) Hunt. St George, NB. Sch Hardscrabble, Jones, Norlolk. Sch E K Dresner, Bernard, Tangier. Seh Pheuix, lleniev, Boston. Sell Aloe, (Brl Downing, Boston, to load lor Jog g ns. NS. Sch f jeopard, Gray, Machias. Sch Roscoe G, Plummer, Macliias. Sch N Jones, Huntley, Machias tor Providence. Seh J S Lindsey, Ryder, Bangor for Provincetown. Sch Earl, Wentworth, Bangor for Boston. CLEARED. Brig Sarah, (new, of Brunswick, 199 tonal Coombs, Philadelphia—It G York. Sch Columbine, (Br) Neal, Cheverie, NS—mantel Sch Adelaide, Sanborn, Macbiaa Eastern Packet Coin) *an y. NOTICE TO MARINERS. TAYLOR’S REEK—BUOY REPLACED. Notice is hereby given that a second class Iron Can Buoy has been set to mark Taylor’s Reel, en trance to Portland Harbor, Me, in place of a Spar buoy, removed. This buoy is painted black and marked T. It. in white letters. Bv order of the Lighthouse Board. JOHN POPE, L. H Inspector. First District. Portland, Dec. 19,18GC. DISASTERS. Baruue Chiltou, Stafford, at New I!ork from Ha vana, nail heavy weather on the passage, split sails, and shitted cargo. Several ol the crew are frost bitten. Ship Kate Dyer, from Callao, sunk near Fire lsl’d, lies with ouly her topmast above water. Sbe hns been stripped by the wreckers, ol all the spars and rigging that w ere accessible. A lumber loaded brig dragged ashore at Hart Island on Suuday night and has bilged. Sch Gun Rock, irom Rondout tor Boston, with a cargo ol cement, struck the rocks on Hort >n Point 15th inst. and put into New London I6rh, leaking badly. Will discharge tor repairs. Sch Mountain Laurel, from Calais for New Haven, before reported ashore, has been got ofl'and taken into Newport. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 19th ult, barque Silas Fish, Brand. Newcastle. GALVESTON—Below 7th, barque Alamo, from New Orleans. Ar 17th, brte Alex Nichols, Rosebrook, New York. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 12ih, ship Java, McLean, New York; barque Chimborazo, Newball, Rockport, Me; brigs Sarah Peters, Walls, ami Giles Loring, Soule, New York. Ar 11th, ship Matterhorn. Curtis, Liverpool; bark Aberdeen, Anderson, do. Cld 12th, sch W H Thorndike, Cables, New York. MOBILE—Ar 17th, brig Sportsman, Ginn, from Gardiner. Cld 17th, brig Geo Gilchr s , Gilchrist, for Provi dence. SAVANNAH—Ar 18th inst barque Magunticook, (n w)Hemingway, Bucksport; brig Scotland, Rose. Boston; John Freeman, Baker, do. Cld 17th, barque Stampede, Jewett, Havana; M C Dyer, Watliugton. New York; brigs Susan E Voor hies, Fuiiord, do; Annie M Knight, Knight, for do; Blackball, Fiekett, Washington. CHARLESTON-Ar 17th, brig Ida L Rav, Rav, Philadelphia. Ar 17th, schs John A G Jilin. Foster, Philadelphia; Lizzie L Taplev, Jones, New York. WILMINGTON—Ar 15th, brig Belle of the Bay, Noyes, Providence. BALTIMORE—Cld 15th, schs Sea Queen, Uuptill, Boston; Harper, Gilley, Danvers. Ar 15th, ship Atlantic, Smalley, Callao; schs F A Bailey, Sherman, Calais, Azelda& Laura, Mcludoe, Bangor. Cld 15th, schs Mary E Gage, Hopkins, Portsmouth; Eastern Belle, Killburu, Boston. Ar in Hampton Roads 15th, brig Essex, Bucklin, trom Savannah for Portland. Ar 18th, brig Concordia, smith, Long Cay, TI. Cld 18th, barque Sylph, Herriman, Boston. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 17th, brig J A Devereaux, Clark, Charleston; sch A C Austin, Smalley, from Vinalhaven. Also ar 17th, brigs Ortolan, Ely, Salt Cay, TI; E P Swett, Lawrence, and L Myers, Wicks, New York; schs Farragut, Crosby, Calais; Madonna. Homer, Bangor; AC Austin, Willard, Vinalhaven; Freda Hall, Anderson, Portland. NEW YORK—Ar 17th, brig Moonlight, Shute, Boston tor Philadelphia. Ar 18th, barque Chilton, Stafford, Havana; brig Mariposa, Nash, Guanica, PR * sch Mary Fletcher, Tracy, Boston. Cld 18th, brig Abby Watson, Watson, Charleston; sch Cyrus Fossett, Harding, Boston; Mary E Long, Hardy, do. PROVIDENCE—Ar i8tb, brig Alexander Millikeu Estes, Calais; schs Hyena, Gardiner, and Alquizer, Small, do: Dirig j, Dorr, Bangor. NEWPORT—Ar 16th, brig Tangent, Chandler, fin Bangor for New Haven; schs J W Maitland, Col- 1 cord, do for New York; William Carroll, Colson, tin Winterport for do. In port 18th, schs E S Conant, llainmond, Calais for N York; Wave, Falkingham, Jouesport lor do; IT S Grant, Gray, Hampden for Washington; Char lie & Willie, Hix; Messenger, Holden; Richd Hull winkle, Nash, and G W Kimball, Hall, Rockland for New York; Lena Hume, Appleby, Eastport lot Phil adelphia; Oregon, Miller; Fiances, Hatch, and Con voy, French, Rockland for New York: Lizzie, 'Ial bot, Addison lor do; A J Dyer, Kelley, im St John for do; Wrarren Blake, Meservey, from Calais tor do; Mansfield, Leighton, Jonesport fbr do; Irene E Me scrvev, Henderson, Fall River Jor Darien, Ga: Vul can. Mason, Pembroke lor New Haven ; Rosina. Richardson, Galas for New York; Erie, Richardson, Bangor for do; Hampden BeUe, Coombs, Calais lor New Haven; Raiubow, Philbrook, Bangor lor New Loudon. Ar 18th, brigs Rachel Cony, Cony, Bangor for New York; Torrent, Gould. Calais for do; Rio Grande, llennet, do for Philadelphia; C H Kennedy, Merri wan. Portland for do; schs Globe, Strang, Ellsworth tor New York; Tennessee, Bangor tor do; Sarah, from Rockland for do; Phebe Ann, Bangor for New Haven; Suow Squall, Camden for Wilmington; Jno BovntoD, from Salt Cay, TI, lor New York, (in dis tress, leaking.) FALL RIVER—Ar 18th, brig Abner Taylor, Low eli. Bangor; sch Sarah Gardiner, Teel, Calais. HOLMES’ HOLE—Sid 18th, sch Georgie 1 leering, Willard, (from Portland) tor Philadelphia. In port, barque Ellen S(evens ; brigs American Union, Mary E Thompson, Lincoln Webb, Charles Wesley, Kennebec, Rolerson, Martha A Berry, and Kennebec; :chs Robt RantouI, jr, Corinthian, Jaue Emson, Kendrick Fish, Bay State, Jeddie, Dresden, Undine, Tantamount, F Arthemius, Nellie Rich, Blondeli, E G Sawyer, A Young, Viola, S A Ham mond, Ida L Howard, Express, Georgie Dec ring, C K Page, and others. BOSTON—Ar 18th. sch Pennsylvania, White, trom Albany. Cld 18th, brig Benj Carver, Meyers, Georgetown, S>; seb William. Jellison, Ellsworth Sid, barques M B Stetson, Almira Coombs. SALEM—Ar 17th, brig Mattano, Jarvis, Ellsworth lor New York. GLOUCESTER—Ar 15th, schs Lizzie, Tabbutt. Addison for New York* Wm Carroll, Colson, Win terport for do: Veto, Rob nson, 'ihornaston lor do; Annie H Frye, Frye, Camden fordo; Boston, Mc Rae, Calms. Ar 17tli, soh Almira M Cloutman, Rowley Boston tor Wlmerpart. Ar 18th, sch Ida May, Drtiko, from Mathias for New York. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Palermo aifh ult, brig J W Sawyer, Leach, from Marseilles. Old l<sth, brig Richmond, Powers, New York. Cldat Cadiz 23d ult, brig BacheUor, Miller, tbr Malaga. AtAspinwall 2d inst, barque Eva H FFk, Emory, for Galveston. At Swan Island 22d ult. brig Golden Lead, for Hampton Roads. Ar at Yarmouth, NS. 3d inst, scb Monitor, Cros by, Portland. Ar at St John. NR. 8tli inst, sehs Noel, Markers. Portland, 12th, Star ot ti e Sea, Tower, do SPOKEN. Aug _G, lat 20 N, Ion 35 W, barque Robert Porter. Nichols, from Callao for Gibraltar. Nov 7, lat 2 N, Ion 26 W, ship Annie Southard. Irom Cardiff' lor Aden. W4nti;d. AGENTS WANTEO, F.r Crank Moore’s New Work “WOMEN OF THE WAR,” AGENTS will find this a book of real merit and in trtnnc value—subject new—intensely inter - esftny and ex citing No Work ever attracted ami engaged the public mind like this. Everybody wants it, and thousands will purchase it as soon as an op l-tumty Is afforded them. Read what Agents say One experienced Agent writes: It is the easiest and pleasantest Book lie ever canvassed for; and says people are delighted with it, the Ladies especially. Anothersays: “Women of the War” is the book ot the season. Another, 137 Orders in Four Days. One reports 17 orders the first day of canvassing, intelligent, active Males or Females will tind the ~ “if work a pleasant and lucrative employment. ibis book has no comj*elitor—it comes fresh and new to the people. The lerritory is clean and clear.— Aaeuts understaud the advantages in this particular. For toll particulars send tor Circular. Address 0. A. CHAPIN, . it , f“®ulx Buildimr, Room 13, Boston, Mass. decl7d&wlm Flour Barrels Wanted. WK will kay 30 cunts each for Bnt class Fiuur Barrels suitable fm aiiijar. . EINCH, IiARKEU& CO., uovl.idtf 139 ' inunii iriul street. Wanted Immediately. -i / \ Good American, Nova Scotia and IrisL Jl Girls to do housework, eook, $c., in pn vate families aud hotels in this city and country, yi! uations sure. The best w ages paid. Also 50 Girls to work in Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, a? we will supply tnem free of charge. Address or apply at the General Agcne v Employment Office, 3514 Congress Street, up stairs. ^ , COX & POWAJRS, 8ept2(»dtl late WHITNEY & CO. LOST AND FOUND. LOST! B^Depm the (ilauJ Tmnk and P. S. A. P. A Solid Leather Portmanteau, Checked with a Boston and N. \\ Check N., oso The tinder will be suitably rewarded by"Teavin" it at the P. s, & P. Depot. ' " declbdUw LOST! ARARGK sized Morocco Wallet, containing two Kailroad passes and a number of papers of no use to any person but the owner. Any person return ,, Ha"10 u'tbis or C. R. Chisholm & Bro. 1 SIT Congress Street, will be suitably rewarded. December U. dtf BOAICB AM> HOOiTIS. To l>e Let with Board. rjlWO front Kikiqm at 38 Center street, opposite 1 Preble Mouse. Can iuvnnmodate tour single gentlemen. dtvHMIw* To Let. ril\VO Front Kuojns to rent, with board, at No 5*2 X Free Street. decl8dlw* TO LET. \17TEB#UT Board, a pleasant trout room luru T f ishetl, in the Western part of the city, to one or two single geutlemeu. Address Box 4'2 Cost Of fice, Portland. uov 16 tt* Board. A PLEASANT Uoom, withboaui, s uitaloe idi i I gentleman and wile, or two t nigU> gentioiMt-u. at No 56 Clark street. no2tdtf -y- ■— —■ «—■ mi;al i vrvn: To Let. A SMALL Hall and ltoom in Morton Block, just above the Preble House. Also a pleasant suite of rooms without board, ou Free Street. For Male.—A valuable residence on Carlton St. Also two ou Vaughan St. Apply to PATTERSON & C'HADBulJRN, dealers in Real Estate, Morton Block, next above Preble House. December 19. dlw. For Sale. AVERY desirable and convenient lj story house, with barn, wood shed and carriage liouse, all in good order, with seven acres ot land, only one mile outside of city, upon which there are 300 choice fruit trees, consisting of apple, pear, plumb and cherry; also an abundance of currants, gooseberry, strawber ry, <2fce., with very best ol water, large brick cistern and furnace in the cellar; a splendid garden and in a first rate neighborhood, and in every way a desira ble proj*erty. Immediate possession given. Priae only $5000. UANMOX DOW, Real Estate Agents, No. 345 Congress Street. dec3—dim |V[ OTIC'JE. i will soil on iavorable tonus as to IN payment, or let tor a term of years, the lots ou the corner oi Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street, including t be corner oi Franklin and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH & REED. Attorneys, Portland. jyl2ti HOUSE AND LOT lor sale at (Jape Elizabeth Fer ry,—house nearly new. Enquire ol A .P. COLE at the Ferry, or VV. H. MANSFELD, Portland Steam Packet Co. jul 14 dtf IT’ARIWI for Male. The subscriber otters his X farm for sale or will exchange lor city property, it is a first rate farm ol 110 acres, with a two story House, in good repair and a new Barn with cellar, 40x60. There is a never tailing supply ol good water aud wood lot. Said larm is situated on the road Irom Saccarappa to Gorham Corner, about one mile from the latter place. For further particulars apply to DOW & JOHNSON, Moulton street, or J. H. Cook, on the premises. jy*27-eodtl F)R^ale. Three story brick house on Danfort h Street. The house is nearly new and in line or der. Immediate posecssion given. jaliett W. G. CHADBOURNE. L'OR MALE, in Gorham, fiiteen minutes walk r from ttie Depot, a nearly new, neat Cottage House, Barn aud outbuildings,having all the conven iences aud in prime condition. It is situated near a grove and a short distance from the Couuty road. Apply to J. E. STEVENS. Gorham, July 17. House and Lol for male. £--.T A TWO STORY and a one story House ou Hlj'l Brackett street, near Pine. Lot 57 by 127 feet. JBidLAlso a Lot ou Cross street, GO by 156 feet.— Terms favorable. Apply to W. li. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent. dcc8d2w First Class Houses for Sale. WE ofter tor sale the eight first class brick houses, recently built by us, situated ou Pine Street, between Clark and Carleton Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slate roofs, brick drains, and marble mantelpieces throughout.— They will be sold at a low price, and ou very favora ble terms. Apply at our office, No. 27A Danforth St. J. B. BROWN & SONS, or WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, opposite the Preble House. October 1G, 18GG. dtf House Lots on India St., for Sale. PINQUIRE of CONANT & RAND, X-i 153 Commercial Street, or on H. M. PAYSON, Portland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange Street. Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, ON fOMDEKlIAI. NTRfcTT, riillE subscribers oiler for sale . i i ..i I n J. the southerly side of Comimie>.. . , beudof Liana’s Wharf, measuring 72 b> L»» fur fur ther particulars inquire JONAS H. PEitLEY, Oct 18 tf _ _ or W. S. DANA. Valuable Real Estate ou Elm St. FOR SALE. A PORTION of I lie "DAY” Estate on Elm Street, comprising over t’BOOO led cl laud, together with Brick Houses, Stable Arc. Tl.i ; . , city is lo cated Oil Elm anil Cumberland.1 VC..!: ..n ,, ,, )iMe of imi rovement, ami has a front on Elm street 01-S2 feet. The above property is oli'ereil for aidecitlier in por tions or collectively, on liberal terms. Apply to augl'il—tf .IIJHN C. PROCTOR. For Lease. riVHi'i valuable lot ol land corner ol Middle and I Plumb Streets, lor a term of years. Enquire ot C. C. MITCHELL A- SON, Aug. -m, ItCC—dtt 1T8 Fore Street. m House for Sale, No 32 Myrtle Street. En quire at No. 8 Central Wharf. July 12—dtl Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. f 1 'HE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil 1 lage ol Fryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is of fered lor sale ar a bargain, it applied tor .soon. The House is large, in good repair, with lurniture ami fixtures throughout, togethei with all necessary outbuildings. For lull particulars inquire ot H(9RA TIO BOOTHBY, ' Piopnetor. Or Hanson & Dow, 345 Congress st. Fryeburg, Sept. 2«, 1866. dtf Farm for Sale. 1W1LL sell my farm near Allen’s Corner West brook, about three miles Horn Poitlaml, one mile from horse cars, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said form contains about 100 acres, part of it very valuable lor tillage, and part ol it for building Iota. There Ls a good house, two large barns, and out hous es on the premises. It will IK sold together, or in lots to suit purchasers CYRUS THURLOW, sepll-dtt 1G5 Commercial St. Afau 1>E Magnolia.—The prettiest thing, the “sweetest thing,” and the most of it for the least money. It overcomes the odor of perspiration; soft ens and adds delicacy to the skin; is a delightful per fume; allays headache and inflamation, and is a nec essary companion in the sick room, in the nursery and upon the toilet sideboard. It can be obtained

everywhere at one dollar per bottle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by ail Druggists. S. T.—-I860.—X.—The amount of Plantation Bit ters sold in one year is something startling. They would till Broadway six feet high from the Park to 4th street. Drake’s manutactoiy is one of the insti tutions in New York. It is said that Drake painted all the rocks in the Eastern States* with his cabalistic *‘S. T.—1860—X.,” and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the lace of nature,” which gave him a monopoly. We do not know how this is, but we do know that Plantation Bitters sell as no other article ever did. They are used by all classes of the community, and are death on Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and week, and a great appetizer.” Barato a prang Water, sold by all Druggists. “in lifting the kettle from the tire i scalded my sell very severely—one hand almost to a crisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the pain almost imme<iiately. It healed rapidly and left very little scar. Chas. Foster, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia.” This is merely a sample of what the Mustang Lini ment will do. It is invaluabe in all cases of wounds, swellings, sprains, cuts, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Beware of counterfeits. None is genuine unless wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature of G. W. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri- j vate stamp of Demis Barnes & Co, New York. Saratoga Spring W ater. sold by all Druggists. All who value a valuable head of hair, audits pres ervation from premature baldness and turning grey, will not lad to use Lyon’s celebrated Katharion. it makes I he hair rich, soft and glossy, eradicates dand lufi, and causes the hair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lyon, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring Water, Hold by all Druggists. What Did It? A young lady retaining to her country home alter a sojourn of a lew months in New It ork, was hardly recognized by her friends. In place of a rustic flushed thee, she had a soft ruby complex ion of almost marble smoothness, and instead of 23, she really appeared but 17. She told them plainly she used Aagan’s Magnolia Balm, and would not be without it. Any lady can improve her appearance very much by using this article, it can be ordered oi any druggist tor 58 cents Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Hoinistrcct’s inimitable Hair Coloring has been steadily growing In thvor for over twenty years It acts upon tne absorbents at the roots of the'hair, and changes to its original color by degrees. All instan taneous dyes deaden and injure the hair. Heim strocts is iu>t a d/tt but is certlin in its results pro motes its grow tli, and is a beautiful Hair Dressing Price 50 cents and $1.00. Sold by all dealers. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Lyon’s Extract of Pure Jamaica Ginger— for Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headache, Cholera Morbus, &c., where a warming, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and entire purity makes it a cheap and reliable article for culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50 cents per bot tle. Baratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. n June 14, ’66—eod&wly INSURANT, Common wealth of Massachusetts. RETURN of the Manafiirtarers' I lift or ance Company of Button, on the fin) day of November, IMtiO. State the name of the Com pany? Manufacturers’ In surance Co., Where located? Boston. When incorporated? Feb. 23, 1822, Amount of capital? $400 000 00 Amount of capital actually paid in? 400,000 00 Number of shares, aud par value of each? 4000 100 Amount of fire risks out standing? 10,243,829 00 Amount ol marine risks outstanding? 11,200,712 00 Total amount of outstand tag risks? 21,444,541 00 Amount of United States stock or treasury uotee owned by the Company ? State amount of each kind and par value and market Far Mar’t value of each. Value, Value, Boudsofl881, 100,000 110,000 “ “ 1884,5-20s, 55,000 58,000 ‘ 7 3-10s, 25,000 25,000 - , 193,000 00 Amount of bank stocks? State amount of each kind and par value and market value of each. 50 shares Third National Bank, Springfield. Mass , 100 100 5,000 00 60 shares N. Eng. National Bank, Boston, 100 115 5,962 75 1000 shares National City * Ifcmk, Boston, 100 107 84,495 37 550 shares Shoe & Leather National Bank, Boston, 100 130 54,005 32 500 shares Shawmut Na tional Bank, Boston, 100 110 44,108 00 20 shares Market Nation al Bank, Boston, loo 105 132 87 167 shares Stele National Bank, Boston 100 107 14,668 37 168 shares Eagle National „ 160 115 16,432 22 100 shares Bay State Na tional Bank, Lawrence, 75 75 7,500 00 160 shares Railroad Na tional Bank, Lowell, loo 105 13,002 00 300 shares Second Nation al Bank, Boston, 100 llo 28,137 50 Amount of railroad bonds? State amount of each kind and par value and market value of each. iuz,uuu uuesnne railroad bonds, 100 90 87,783 67 50,000 Natioual and Dock Warehouse Co., 1000 1000 60,000 00 Cash value of real estate owned by the Company? 29,906 47 Amount ol cash on hand? inclu’g loans and advances on losses not adjusted, 58,723 00 Amount loaned on mortgage of real estate ? 41,600 00 Amount loaned on collateral? 81,800 00 Amount loaned without col lateral? endorsed notes, 24,352 00 Amount of all other invest menta? 13.000 00 Amount of premium notes on risks terminate^? 8,697 50 Amount of losses due and uupaip? none. Amount of losses claimed and unpaid? none. Amount ot losses reported upon which the liability or the oinpany is not de termined? 127,000 00 Amount of cash received for premiums on fire risks? 99,599 00 Amount of cash received for premiums on marne iseks? 30,476 31 Amount of notes recerived for premiuums on maiiue . 195,358 63 Amount ol cash received lor interest? 82,351 24 Amount of income received from all other sources? rent, 6,369 67 Amount ot lire losses paid last year? 356,950 22 Amount of marine losses paid last year? 392,051 30 Amount of dividends paid the liutt year? . 80,1)00 09 Amount paid for excuses of office? 26,592 12 Amount of other expendi tures? State and U. States Taxes, 39.375 21 Amount received in cash for lire risks not terminated? 112,628 10 Amount required to ro-in snre all outstanding risks? from 75 to 90 per cent or premium, Amount of premium notes on risks not terminated? 128,401 77 Amount ofdelinquentnotes not charged to profit and loss? 35, w Highest rate of interest re ceived? 7 3_i0s How many shares of capital stock are pledged to the Company? „ont. Balance to credit of profit and loss account? 173 452 53 How many shares of the capital stock are owned by Company, or not sub scribed for? none What amount of the capital consists of the stockhold ers’ notes? nothing. tac. * ,_SAMUEL GOULD, President. JAS. J. GOODRICH, Secretary. COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. Suffolk, ss. Personally appeared Samuel Goold, President, and Jas. J. Goodrich, Secretary of the above Company, and severally made oath that the above statement, bv them subscribed, is, in their belief, true. Before me, EDWARD STEARNS, Justice of the Peace. The above statement of the Manufacturers’ In surance Company exhibits its condition after pay ing a larger amount of Iosbcs by the late tire than those of any other Company. These losses were all paid immediately and without giving the insured any trouble in the matter of proof or otherwise. This Company so well known for Its ability and promptitude is now prepared to take risks against Fire on all insurable property at fair rates of pre mium. Apply to NATH’L F. DEERING, AGENT, No. 19 Free Street, Portland. decl2eod3w CONDENSED STATEMENT Of the condition of the Bay State Fire Insurance Co., Of Worcester, Mass., As made to Secretary of State, Nov. 1, I860. Capital Stock.9130,000. Amount of Capital Stock actually paid in, $101,800. AMOUNT OF ASSETS. U. S. Bonds, par value,. 43,730,00 State of Vermont Stocks,. 6,000,00 Bank Stocks in Worcester and Boston,. 45,485,00 Rail Road Stocks. 12,831,00 Loaned City ol'Worcesler on demand. 20,000,00 Loaned with Collateral,. . 6,000,00 Cash on hand,. 9,382,16 Cash in hands of agents,. 2,782,03 Other Cash Items,.. 1,200,00 $146,410,18 LIABILITIES. Ain’t of losses due and unpaid. 296,00 Amount of losses claimed and unpaid,. 1,475,00 Ain’t of losses reported npon which the liabil ity of the Company is not determined,. 6,200,00 10,970,00 W. S. Davis, President. L. C. Parks, Secretary. J. II. WEB8TEB, Agent, dec7d3w No 10 South Street. ATLANTIC Mutual Insurance Company. 5J Wall St, cor. William, NEW TORE. January, I860. Insures against Marine and Inland Navi gation Risks. The whole protits ol the Company revert to the Assured, and are divided annually, upon the Premi ums terminated during the year; and tor which Cer tificates are issued, bearing interest until redeemed. The Dividend was 40 per cent, in each of the years 1863-4, aud 6, and 35 per cent, in 1866-. The Company has Asset., Over Twelve Million Dollars, viz:— Cnited States and State of Ncw-York Stocks. City. Bank and other Stocks, $4,828,585 Loans scoured by Stocks aud otherwise, 3,330 360 Premium Notes aud Bills Receivable, Real Estate, Bond and Mortgages and other se curities, 3.660,025 Cnited States Gold Coin, SO 460 Cash in Bank 310^660 *12.199,970 i RUST EES • John 14 Jones. Win. Sturgis, diaries Dennis, iienry K. iiogei t, IV. II. 14. Moore, Joshua J. Heury. Henry Coil, Dennis Perkins, Wni. C. Piekeisgill, Jos. GaUard, Jr., I.ewis CuTiis, -I. Henry Burgy, Chus. 11. Russell. CorneliusGvinmii. Lowell HolbruoK, n, a. Hand, R. Wavrou Weston. ii. J. How laud, Royal Phelps. Beuj. Babcock, Caleb Barstow, Fletcher Westray, A. P. FUlot, Robt. B. Minturn, Jr, Wm. E. Dodge, Gordon W. Burnham, Geo. Q. Hobson, Fred’k Cliauueev, David Lane, James Low, James Brvce, Geo. S. Stephenson, Leroy M. W iley, Wui.H. Webb Daniels. Miller, John d. Junes, Presideul. Dennis, Vice-President. W.H. H. Moore,2dVioe-Prcst. J. D. Hewlett, Sd Vice-Prest. J. H. Chapman, Secretary. Applications lor Insurance with the above named Company received and forwarded bv John W. miiiigcr, .... , _ „ Ceriwpoadeai. ap!4< 11 meo<rJm& wbw R E M O V AL. Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooni9 NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN TUB CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, and for any amount, in companies second to no others on the globe, and on the most favorable terms. SL-fT* Parties preferring first clrun insurance, are res peetftilly invited to call. * November 5,1860. dtf WStDBAHCE. PARMlOHjkj OWNERS OF LIVE STOCK. The Hartford Live Stock Jus. Co., Cash Assets, - - - $ If 0,000 All Paid lu ana Securely Invested, Is n«>w prepared to issue Polices oil HOUSES, CATTLE, and LIVE STOCK ot all kinds,against DEATH 01 THEFT at moderate rates ol Premium. Fanners and Owners of Valuable Home, Siable-keeperit and other*, Now have an opport unit y to in ure with a sound and reliable company, against loss by EIRE, DISEASE, or ACCIDENTAL CAUSES, and from THIEVES. POLICIES ISSUED BV tV. D. LITTLE & HO., General Agents, At Ollier, N., ,9 Commercial Alrccl, And in Lancaster Hall Building, Market Square, PORTLAND. SyOanvaasers and Sub-Agents Wanted. Dec 14—wbw OFFICE OF T'lIE Springfield Fire and Marine Insurance C ompany. HpringlieLi, n«a, September 15, 1*66. To the Agent* of the Springfickl Fire uuti Marine Insurance Company. Gentlemen The officers ol this Company take great pleasure in announcing to their Agent*, patron* and friends, that by an unanimous vote of the stock holders, the capital stock of thiscomMiy has been in creased to H ALF A MILLION Dollars, all paid in CASH, and that the asset* of the company are *690,171,74; Capital,$600,000; Surplus, $190,171,74. Notwithstanding the frequent fires and the heavy losses sustained by insurance companies, THIS Gom Kls able to show to its agents and patrons, such a f assets and securities as to entitle II lo a position in the front rank among insurance companies iu this country— one worthy of the fullest confidence, and giving the most perfect securities to policy-holders. The policies in this company, thrnlsh the moat am ple indemnity to our customers, we ask In rel urn good risks, and adequate rates, and we trust our many and taitktnl agents may in the future as in the past, look well to our interests—enlarge and increase our busi ness, upon what shall prove a safe class of risks. Edmund Freeman, president, Chartered 1849, J. N. Dunham, Sec. Capital & Surplus *690,171,74, Chas. E. Lane, Assistant Sec. We are Yours Very Truly, E. Freeman, President. J. N. Dunham, Secretary. John E, Daw A Han, Agents, sep29-eodtf PORTLAND, MAINE. Holyoke Mutual Fire Ins. Co., SALEM, MASS. Statement of the condition of said Company on the 1st day of November, A D, 1866, being the date of its exhibit next preceeding Dec 1,18C6. Amount of Capital Stock,..$712,764,38 Consisting of Notes and Statute Liabilities. 605,198,58 And of cash assets as follows: Mortgages,. 15,630,91 Bank Stock,. 42,295 Real Estate,. 29,400 Railroad Bonds and Stocks,. 6,137,50 State and City Bonds,. 6,705 Loans on collateral and notes re ceivable,. 2,686,16 Sundry Asset*. 610,94 Cash on hand,. 3,872,40 Balance in agents’ hands,. 167,89 -*712,764,38 Amount at Risk,.14,648,738,11. LIABILITIES : Losses claimed,. .2,300 Drafts given in payment for losses,not yet pre sented fbr payment,.3,803,80 Unclaimed Dividends. 572,64 Auo. Storv, Prest. Thumas H. Johnson, Secy. J: II. IVEBHTKR, Agent, dec7d3w_ No 10 South street SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— • Life Insurance! O AVING been appointed General Agents for IT Maine of the old New England Mutual LiteTns. Co., Of Boston, Mass., being the oldest purely Mutual Lite Jos. Co. in America, we wish fifty good, active agents to work in the different cities and villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reference can be give. The Co. is 23 years old and has paid in Dividends $1,247,000 00 and over $2,000,000 00 in loss es by death. It has now a well-invested accumulated Capital of over $4,000,000 00. The Co. formerly made and paid its dividends once iu live years. A Divi dend will be made up in Nov. I860, and annually thereafter, and available one year from date of Poli cy. Applications tbr local Agencies w ill be made to RUFUS SMALL & SON, Gen’) Agents, no21d3m Biddelbrd, Me. Ocean Insurance Company. Annual Meeting-. T>Hi'. Stockholders of the Ocean Insurance Company, are hereby notified to meet at the Office ot said Company, on Monday the 7th day of January, A. I>. 1*67, at 3 o’clock 1’. M„ lor the pur pose of choosing Seven Directors for the ensuing year and for the transaction of any other business which may then be legally acted upon. GKO. A. WRIGHT, Sec’y. Portland, Dec. II, US6fi, dec 12 (ltd La. Twomblcy, General Insurance Broker, • would inform bis many friends and the publ'c generally that lie is prepared to continue the Insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Fire, Lite and Marino Insurance to any extent in the best Com p inies in the United States. All business entrusted to my c .re shall be faithfully attended to. Office at C. M. Rice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. julietf VINELAND. FABOT AND FBU1T LANDS, in a mild and healthful climate. Thirty mile* south of Phil adelphia, by Railroad, in New Jersev, on the same line ol latitude as Baltimore, Md. The soil is rich and productive, va^ing from a clay to a saHdv loam, suitable tor Wheat, Grass, Corn, Tobacco, Fruit and vegetables This is a great fruit CuuHit'y. Five hundred Vineyards and Orchards have been planted ort by experienced fruit growers. Grapes. Peaches, Pears Ac., produce immense prot i s, Vineland is already one oft he most beautiful places in the United States. The entire territory, consisting of fifty square miles of land, is laid out upon a general system 01 improvements. The land is only sold to actual settlers with provision tbr public adornment. The place on account of its great beauty, as well as other advantages, lias become the resort of people of taste. It has increased five thousand people within thy past three years. Churches. Stores, Schools, Academies, Societies ol Art and Learning, and other elements of refinement and culture have been mtrodmaxl. Hundreds of people are constantly settling. Hundre is ol'new houses arc being con structed. Price of Farm Land, twenty acre lots and upwards, #25 per acre. Five and ten aero and Vil lage lots for sale. Fruits and Vegetables ripen earlier in this district than in any other 1. cality, north of Norfolk. Va.Im proved places tor sale Openings lor all kinds ot business, Lumber Yards, Alanulactories, Foundries, Stores and the lik. ; and Steam Power wilh room can be rented. For persons who desire mild winters, a bealthfti) climate, and a good soil, in a country beautiiuily im prov. d, abounding in iruits, and possessing all other social privileges, in the heart of civilization, it is worthy ol a visit. Ixetters answered, and the Vineland Rural a papei giving full information, and containing report* of So lon Rob nson, sent to applicants. Address CHAS K. LANDIS, Vineland P. O. Landis Township, New Jersey. From Report ot Solon Robin son. Agricultural Edi tor of the Tribune; “It is one of the most extensive lei tile tracts, in an almost level position ami suitable condition for pleasant farming that we know of this side of tie Western Prairies.*’ $ept13d<&w6ra 37 I have just received from Mr. C. P. KroM, of New °* .Pate,*t Hair Blushing Machines, wmcn l nave now in operation at my new Shaving and H°°m» No 316 Congress street, oppo ®ic8> Hall, where also may he found my KEPKODUCTOK, NATUKAJLIZEIL Ac. f|ciMtf _H. II. JIOHKOOIV. PAINTS AND OIL CHEAP Just received in'bond, and tor sale duty free, for use on tnc burnt district, Strictly Pure English Lead and Oil ! Rebuilders will effect a great saving by purchasing in this way. * * Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rX,&t J- w * c®r JecllW”_ w Commercial street. NEW YORK AND VIRGINIA OYSTERS, Ik Every Style at hay & PERKY’S, dclfldtf KO FEDERAL ST. Store and Office* to Let. IN the Building now being erected bv the subscriber on Fore Street, near the foot of Exchange Street, will he ready for occupancy Jan. 1st, 1867. doc8d2w CHARLES MCCARTHY, JR. IUIUC0.4DN. PORTLAND MENNEBEC R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. ( ouu»cll| Monday, nr«T. | ibub. i-TWftftatm Baaaenger Trainslyyve PorUan.l daily lif- .T/S al l.W B. M., lor Bmh, Augusta, Wat '™', Kendall’s Mills,SkowlwggnJSnd Intermediate (cutmecHiiga* Brunswick with Androscug ? “ lor l.ewislou and Farmington, ami at and iiSH “ witl1 Central k K.) lor Bangor 8t®tion»' *'nr” «’ 1°* h ttt» rolls intenueiUatewSwi *“r B*'h’ ,’Swl-0?« A Must a and Mixed •i‘Li„?,l”,'s on Saturday only a, TM P. M. termediateataitoM^ Bortland tor Brunswick andln M. OB* "nUy, except Saturday, at SJ, P. leatePortlandear attached, will lions every luomiog at T o’?k. kinU: mediate sta Tralus trout Brunswick aSd Liwi . rorllnual at SU’o A. M., and ‘a"' U,lu ■'! Farmington and all intermediate st,ol.',’Whl|<!1'1 uml M. to connect trains lor B,*h,n U" at * 00 P Stages for Rockland connect at Bath; ami last at Augusta, leaving daily on arrival 01 ti ao iv b Boslou, leaving at A. M., and lor Solon, An^n' Norildg,wock, Athens and Moose Head Lake ai SkuB began, and Ibr China, East and North Vassal boro’ at Vassalboro’; tor Unity at Kendall's Mill's and ibr Canaan at Pishon’s Ferry. W. HATCH, Superanteudeul. I Augusta, Oct. 27, l$tit>. novl2dtt NAME CENTRAL R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. . --ctgptjytftsn On and alter Monday,November 121 h, urrent, tiaiiis will leave Poitlaud for Ban go» and aH intermediate station on this line, at 7 40 A M i’or * ,ew**ton Auburn only, at fe^Freight trains for Watervilleand all interme diate stations, leave Portland at 8.25 A. M, Train irom Bangor is due at Portland at 1.45 P. M, m season to connect with train for boston. From Lewiston and Auburn only,at 8.10 A. M. . EDWIN NOVES.supi. Nov. 1,18C6 uoMti eohtx,anu SACO i PORTSMOUTH R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT, 4Joiuniou<-ing Monday, Nov. Till., I HUH. hW IkSABSSQ Passviigti' Trains leave Portlaud lor aMeSjBHpBoston at 8.40 A. M., aud 2.20 P. M 1 *,ive Boston lor Portland at 7..10 A. M., and! 2.36 P. Ai. A Mkchaeic’b a .d Laborer’:* Train will leave Buldelord dally, Sundays excepted, at 0 A.A1., and Saco at B Os, arriving in Poitluiul at 0.4o. Returning, will lean* Portland lor Saco aud Bid detord and intermediate stations at P. AI. A special freight train, with passenger ear attach ed. * HI leave Portland at 7.10 A. AI. for Saco and iflddeford, and returning, leave Biddetord at 8.S0 and Saco at 8 40 A. M. „ , . PBANC1S CHASE, Supt. Portland, Oct 29, 18CB._ uoldtf GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY, Ot Canuda. Alteration of Trains. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. nrrnVWhMpT1 a“d slier Monday, Nov. IV, 188B, trains will run as follows: — Train for South Paris and Lewistou, at 7.40 A AI Alail Train for Watcrville, Bangor, Gorham, Island Pond, Montreal aud Quebec at 1. 10 P. M. This train connects with Express train for Toron tu, Detroit and Chicago. Sleeping ears attached from Island Pond to Quebec and Montreal. Train tor South Paris at 5.00 P. Ai. No baggage c an be ici eived or checked alter the tune above stated. Trains will arrive as follows:— From So. Paris, Lewistou and Auburn, at 8.10 A u Llorn Montreal, Quebec-, (Sic., - - 1.45 p. u. I he Company are not responsible for baggage to any amount exceeding $50 in value (aud tlcat person al) unless notice Is given, and paid lor at the rate ol one passenger for every $500 additional value. II OUT rlMiBS, Mauayimj Director. It. BAILr. /, Local bupermteiulent. Portland, Nov. 2, 180C. cltf PORTLAND A ROCHESTER R.R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. and after Monday, Dec. 17, 1866, trains will run as follow* train* leave Saco River for Port'aud at 5.JO aoiiftoo A. M., ami J.40 P. M. Leave Portland tor Saco River 7.If* A. M., 2.0.* and 5.45 P. M. Freight train* with passenger car attached will leave Saco River for Port hind. 6.50 A. M. Leave Portland tor Saco River 12.15 P. M. fclT Stages connect at tiorhaui lor Went Gorham, Htandish, bf£ep Fail*, Baldwin, Denmark, Sehago, Bridgton, Lovell, lliiatn, Biowntfeld, Frjebuig. Conway, Bartlett, Jack-son l.iiuiugton, r.irnn-h,Por ter, Freedom, Madioou, and Eaton. N. 11 At Buxton footer for W«.~.t Buxton, Bonny-Eagle, South Liminutou Limhigton, Limerick, Nuwheid, Parsomdtald aud Osiipee AtSacearappafoi bouth Wiiidbait), Windham flill and North Vv indham dailj By order ot the President. Portland, Dec 14, 1866- dtf CITY NOTICES. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or Sidewalk. Sect. 00.—1The tenant or occupant, and in case there should be no tenant, the owner, or any person having the care of any building or lot ol land border ing on any Htreet, lane, court, square or public place within the city where there is any footing or aide walk, shall, after the ceasing to foil of any snow, it in the day time, within tltree hours, and if in the night lime, before ten of the clock of the forenoon, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from such footway or sidewalk; an.l, in default thereof, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than two dollars, nor more than ten dollars; and tor each and every hour thereafter that the same shall remain on such foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or other (terson shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than one dollar nor more than ten dollars. All persons are hereby notified to govern them selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will be en forced. JOHN S. HEALD, decl8dlf City Marshal. ^ OEAND ^ ANNUAL SALE CORSETS. -* W'f -hull, on Monday, Decrmbfr fl S'lb, ronimfiire our yearly sale of CORSETS, To Continue Thirty Days 1 —AT A— Very Large Discount FROM FORMER PRICES. Our preseut stock of Corsets, comprise* a great va riety in both style and finish. L. B. FOLLETTE, 331 COXGRESS STREET, 331 far. Taiwan Place. dclfxjlm GAS AND COAL OiL FIXTURES! E. TARBELL & SON, Wo. 11 RROHFIEI.D STREET, BOSTON, MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IX Chandeliers, . Brackets, Lamps, Jte. GAS PITTING in all its branches. GAS STOVES, for Cooking and Heating. CHA1VDELIER1, I.AMPS, Ac., Re.Ollt I and Bronzed. noCleodRai Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! EE.EGAWT Til Of HE nu.l SN1TPF Combined lor ■ ‘hui. -.. Catarrh,Bronchitis, ’ olds, Hoarseness, Asthma, Had Breath, Headache,d'-c. Instantly relieves annoying Couuhs in Church Clues CainrrhM i omi ivllv without h.nek/ino Valuable to rtiugera, Clergy, Jtrc., clearn and Mireiigtheun the » oice ; act* quickly: tastes plea* antlv; i.ever nnuMealc*. y Prevent* taking colu from Ukaliair. |,a-<f...... Hooper, Wilson A Co., '“WwuSn. „ _ PHILADELPHIA. w* *9 If IPPIaK, PottlaDuTvVh'ilesaie Agt. Notice. A w'dl be made to the Leuishtturc ol LAMainc at its next session, for further aid to secure the construction of the European and North Aiueri K/'ilway, and tor auihomv to till* Portland, Saco & Poitsmouth Railroad Company to subscribe to the stmk and Imnds ot said E. & N. A. Ry. Coinp'y, and to further increase tlic carital stock of the Portland, Saco and Portsmouth Railwiv Company to the amount thus subscribed aud paid. Ry order of the Directors. 0 K. JEWETT, Prcs’t E. & N A Ry- v’oinp’y, BnmNvr, Dec 7, deolldSw Notice. \T a meeting ot the Belief Committee holden on Monday last, it was voted that all application* for aid, in rebuildimr dwelling houses coming year, must be made on or before the firat TOmday of January next. Blank applications can be had at the Oftice of the Treasurer of the Committee at Market Hall Dec (i—dfoJaui For Sale, 4 SUPERIOR lot of DRIED PEACHES in IS u 1V tela, lings and tierces, by C. B. ROGERS, No 133 Market St.. DeelSdUw Philadelphia. STEAWEIIS. PORTLAND AND NEW YORK KTEA.M5.1II1* COMPAM . SEW LWEEKLV LINE. “ The splendid and fast Steam »hlp» DlKIGO, Capt. 11. Shkk Wool), and FRANCONIA, Capt. w. SHERWOOD. Will, until , _ “"^nirther notice, run aa follows Leave Brown s Whart, Portland,every WEDNEs DAY and SATURDAY, at 4 P. M., and leave Pier • Vork, every WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY , at 4 o’clock P. M, T heae vessels are titled up with fine aeouimen tions lor passengers, making this the must speedy, sate and ccinlortablc route tor travellers between New York and Malm-. l’as-age. in State Room $0.00 Cabin passage $5.00. Meals extra. Goods lor warded by this line to ami Irom Mon treal, Quebec, Bangui, Bath, Augusta, Ea»i i*orl and St. John. .Snippers are requested to send their freight to the steamers us early as 3 P M. on the day that they leave Portland. For freight or passage apply to EMERY'& FOX, Brown s Wharf, Portland. J. F. AMES, Pier 38 East River. May^t, 1«05. jtl FIRE REDUCED TO BOSTON. Summer Arrangement! Until lui iher notice the Steamers ol the Pori laud Steam Packet Co will run as follows;— ‘ Leave Atlantic Wharf i«>r Bouton - , , every evening, (except Si.mien i ,i Leave Boston the same days at r, p. Cabin tare,. J .•{•g duml r»tra'!‘M!e <kkt,,",n w ul lh' Agent, at re Freight taken as usual M«y ^nd.lK86-,ltf L B1LLJWUti Atf.nt Montreal OceanSteamship Co. CARRYING THE CANADIAN v AN D U NITED ST A TFS MAILS. Pa-neageM Booked to l.ondonderry aud Liverpool. Kelnrii Ticket* granted nt Reduced Rale*. Tl»e Steamship Moravian Capt. Aitou, will sail from this j*oi t lor Liver|»ool, SATURDAY, ^/ud December, 18Ct>, immediately after the arrival of the tram ot the previous day from Montreal, to be follow ed by the-on the 2Rh. PaMage to Londonderry and Liverpool, cabin, (ac cording to accommodation) *70 to *ho Steerage, * Payable in Gold or its equivalent. IST'For Freight or passage apply to _ II* tk A. ALLAN, No. 3 India St. Portland, Nov 2ti, I860. Dec. 18 did HOTELS. MILLS HOUSE, CHARLESTON,.SO. CAROLINA. THE proprietot lias the pleasure to in lorn, the traveling public that the above house is now oueu for °?° reception of guests, having made eiteuslveui terauons. Improvements, aud refurnished il through out, it is now in capital order, aud every exertion will be made to render it acceptable to bis patrons uolOeodtiui JOSEPH PIKCKI.l.. UNITED STATES HOTEL, PORTLAND, MAINE, J. MtKUAJ. HOUSE,.(which was dcstrovcd m Uie great lire,) U-gs lo announce to his old patrons and tho public that he hae leased the above hole] and will open for I he lueomiuodutioii of the public gener ally, on Saturday August 11. Tbanktul to his old customers lor past patronage be would solicit a continuance oi tbe same. ^ • TERMS FAVORABLE. angCO-llin N.,T. Davis. Daily Press Job Offic e, 179 Commercial Street. EVERY "DESCRIPTION OE BOOK, (MB, & JOB PRINTING, Executed with Nenfnesa and Despatch. Having completely refurnished our otliee since the Ureat Eire, with all kluJs of New Material, Presses, &<■., we are prepared on the short est possible notice to accommodate our friends and the public with Posters, Programmes, RILL-HEADS, CIRCULARS, Cards, Toys, Blanks, Labels, And every description ot Mercantile I*rinting^ We have superior titcliities for the execution ol BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, &c., Which tor neatness and dispatch cannot he surpassed iy Orders from the couutry solicited, to whkh prompt attention will be paid. Daily Press Job Ollier 17‘) Commercial St., Portland, ___N. A FOSTKK, Puopbiitok IMPORTANT to LUMBERMEN Owners of Hemloek Lands! THEAMEKIOAN PATENTED IMPROVEMENT TANNING COMPANY, of New York, own Uie exclusive right in the United States lor the manuthc lure°tan imperishable “EXTRACT" from Hemloek Bark for tanning purposes. The Bark Extract is now extensively used among Tanners, and the de rnund for it rapidly hieressing. Itcommands a ready sale in the Boston, New York and Philadelphia mar ket*. at rixty cents per cation. Tha appliances for inanulacturlng arc simple anil not expensive, cos tine hut little more than the ordinary leaches used liyTan ners By this process, tj cords of Bark nmy be re iluced so as to concentrate the entire strength into forty gallons of extract, without in the slightest de gree injuring itstannhig qualities, and at a cost not exceeding one .foliar per coni. The saving in freight alone, between the transportation of the Extract and the bark, will range from six to eight dollars per cord, so that any one who may get out but three hundreu cords of bark per year, may rave from two thousand to twenty-live hundred dollars in the difference in freight. The Company does not propose to sell Territorial rights, hut will grant exclusive privilege to manulac ture in certain localities, charging a small royalty pet gallon on the amount manulhctured. The Company will send competent men to wans tend the construction ol the works, where par,,Vs a sire to enter into the business, and to instruct ,n the manufacture of the Extract. As a guarantee of success to parties .entering into ^Company will contract to take all the Extract manufactured under their process at ttrtv £”on. delivered in BoKtorTor^w York Parties in Blaine dewiring farther ion an tw hm! laay cail UP°U <W address CHARLES G^neral *}c,ent ,or Maine’ 24 Maim* street, Bangor, where models of the npitarctua inav be 9cen aovl3daiu_SLR. KENNEDY^ Pres’t. holiday GIFTS! ELEGANT SCARFS - AND N K C K TIES! SILK HANDKERCHIEFS in new stylos. gloves .vino ahttn ill Hie best .qualities, just rwcivt l. Cliavles Custis X Co., MORTON BLOCK, ■leel»l3t PMCBKNN M'KFIT. VAIXTS AM) OILS. DwiffN- Medicines, Dye KtuiTk. Window Glnws. AUKKT* FOR Forest Hirer «l Warren Lead Co.’s CRAFTS A-*, _ i°’,c4-TuThsmininero,sl w"“* Portland Laundry. Orders received „t the Office of the f.,„„ . iIt Dye House, No. MS Congress Street. ' *” Notice is hereby given that, the Portland laundry lias been reopened bv the subset iber, who has I,., ,, uiany;tears connected with the well known Oye House and Laundry, and with the experience thus a«)uired he ts now prepared to do ail dost i’ tions of Laundry work in a satisfactory manner 1 jv9dtttu A. T. CKAWLEV. Ay’ent 1'or Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks neatly new troui a Mshhut Schooner of mo tons si*. Ton-’ sails. Fore and Mainsails, second hand 1 , ... . Sampson a oonant decIdtt . No. 19 £ 20 Contmercinl Wharf. For Sale. a first class* M. ion store, it applied for sovii. linmin '»t "ivi Congress, comer of Oik street. dc PM I w -