Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 28, 1866, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 28, 1866 Page 2
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DAILY PRESS. PORTLAN1) - Friday Morning' December 28. 1866. Thr l.a>l of Ihr Hourboua. The Bourbons belong to history. Proverb ially obstinate, narrow and superstitious, they have shrunk away before the advancing light of civilization like ghosts before the glimmet ing light of day. The last of the race now rules in Spain, and many signs betoken a speedy and abrupt termination of her reign.— Queen Isabella is a woman of very limited capacity, gross in her propensities, caprieious, insincere, and a bigot. Her most trusted ad viser was a few years ago, and perhaps now, a nun, Sister Patrociu io by name, a devout per son whose under garments were reputed to possess miraculous healing qualities. A gar ment which she had worn had more virtue than a dozen apothecary's shops; and the Queen, having experienced the benefit to lie derived from the clothing, naturally regarded the wearer as a very suitable person to con sult respecting affairs of state. Sister Patrocinio of course tendered just such advice as the clergy suggested, and the Church profited greatly by her influence.— The Catholic Church is in Spain what it is in Mexico, or in Paraguay, seeking first of all its own interest, its own supremacy, and upholding witlt both hands the civil despotism by which it is in turn supported. The divine right of kings it cheerfully maintaius^o long as the kings maintain the divine right of the Church, and not a moment longer. The ele vation of the people is not one of its objects. Modem civilization is repugnant to its in stincts. In 1861 Spain had but a single rail road connecting Madrid and the ocean. There was no railway communication between Spaiu and Portugal and the road from Madrid to the Pyrenees, connecting Spain with France and the rest of Europe had not been opened. The railway system of the country has been somewhat extended |since that time, but is still very imperfectly developed, The people who inhabit a peninsula thus shut out from the rest of the world have no knowledge of the comfort and refinements which modern civilization brings within reach of all classes. Glass windows arc found only in towns. The peasant still lives in a hut of mud or stone, lighted and aired by the door and by plank w iudows. The floor is of hardened earth, and a bed is an unheard-of luxury; the family sleep upon the floor wrapped in sheepskins.— Tlte agricultural implements, the carts, all things connected with their daily life and labor, are unchanged for centuries. Yet heavy taxes have been wrung from these poor people, to support a magnificent church and an extrava gant court. up tliis stagnation, to introduce modern ideas and give Spain apposition among modem na tions. They declare, like the Mexican Liber als, in favor of religious toleration, the sale of the Church property, a general system of pub lic instruction and a free press. They wrung a constitution from the throne as long ago as 1812,{and.have been struggling ever since to make it operative. The last great revolu tion, in 1854, promised well tor Spain. A Lib era) ministry, headed by Espartero, came in to power and inaugurated such measures as would have restored the country to its former rank. That ministry lasted just two years.— The government became moderately Liber al under O’Donnell, the Absolutists and the Church gaining steadily, uutil unmitigated despotism returned under Narvaez. The whole work ol education has recently been turned over to the priests; all Liberal news papers have been suppressed, and all others are subject to censorship; all local govern ments have been brokeu up by the appoint ment of successors designated at Madrid; all Spain is declared in a stale of siege; arbitrary arrests and banishments continually occur .— Such is the present condition of the country. When the expected revolution comes, as. come it must, it is believed that the Liberals will no longer hope to secure any permanent advantage under the Bourbon trule, but will iusist that Queen Isabella shall make way for a less dangerously stupid successor. I moIIm'ran >11 Isothermal lines are imaginary ones that pass through those points, on the surface of the earth, at which the mean annual tempera ture is the same. To most people it is a sub ject of wonder, and to some here in New Eng land is almost a matter of complaint against dame Nature, that these lines deviate, espe cially in our case, so widely from the lines of latitude which encircle the earth. Consider ing that the forces of the sun’s rays are equal on all latitudinal lines, because they fail with the same perpendicularity and obliquity on all like distances from the equator, it has been, and yet is, an unsolved mystery, why the win ter should be longer and the summer shorter in New England, and, indeed, in most parts of the Atlantic States, on the same parallel of lat itude. than they are in Europe and on the Pa cific coast of onr own continent. ,We in Maine, for instance, are in the latitude of the soulh of France, where the tig, and the olive abound, and where what we should call winter is never known; whereas we have a climate that is rigid as that of northern Europe, even ot Nor way and Sweden. England is as far north as Labrador, andjyet grass is green all winter, and cattle need much less shelter or stall feed ing than they require in our northern States. Why is this? Why are toe the unfavored of the earth in regard to the warming rays of an equal sun? These questions cannot find their solution in astronomical causes—that science which is the earliest, most demonstrable, and the foundation of all civilization. Every pound of air in our world, whether it be at the bottom or the top of the atmospheric ocean, contains the same amount of heat, so-called, and the rays of the sun which animate the whole face of nature are of as much power in New England in lat. 43 deg. as in lat. 43 deg. in France or Italy. The mystery, theu, must be explained by other causes. What are they? Hero we enter the regious of conjecture. We must view facts from a different standpoint, if obliged to abandon the field of astronomical laws, in the field of observation alone, we meet with so many conflicting facts, and so many exceptions to every general rule, that our conclusions arc not very reliable. The great amount of frozen seas and lakes in our northern regions are supposed to be the cause of our long and cold winters; but what, pray, makes those northern waters in America freeze so much more than water freezes in the same latitude on the European continent? Is it not the cold weather that causes the ice of those seas and lakes, rather than the ice there which makes the cold weather? Then again, it is said that the mountains of the United States cauSe these differences in climate, as high elevations are always cold (which is not true) and the air which rushes down from them chills that of the valleys be low. But they have as high mountains in the neighborhood ot France and Italy—the Alps, the Pyrenees, &c., and why should not those mountains produce the same effects upon the European climate that results from the ele vated lands of America? These are interesting questions. Who can solve them? The Professor of the Smithsonian Institution at Washington is quite certain that the differ ence between the Isothermal curves, on thu lines of latitude between Europe and Ameri ca, is to be explained by the influence of the Gnlf stream which, passine by England and Norway, is felt even in Siberia, and which modifies the climate wherpver it goes. But it this be so, we should like to bo informed, why this warm tide, which passes still more un cooled by distance, eo near the coasts of Maine aud Nova Scotia, as to be almost within reach of the mainland, does not have the same modi fying effect upon our climate as it is said to have upon that of England, Sweden and Nor way after it reaches those northern latitudes in Europe? One would think that tee should be specially favored by that warm current.— While these isothermal lines are so strongly erratic as between the continents of America | and Euiope, it is a consolation for us to know, that they play, sometimes, equally strange freaks in our own country. It you will iollow our Maine lines of latitude till you reach the valley of the Mississippi, you will find a win ter there, the mean temperature of which is as low as that at l'riuce Edward’s Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence—some 10 degrees colder than the average of Maine. We may content ourselves, too, that the summers of New England always average as much warmth, say in lat. 42 deg. on the Atlantic, as they do in lat. 32 deg. on the Pacific coast. It is a re markable fact, also, that the mean tempera ture of summer amongst the Rocky Moun tains, in 44 deg. north—the latitude ot Kenne bec—is the same as that ot Florida and the West Indies in latitude 24 deg. Nature has her own laws, which, however inexplicable they may be to us, and however little we could alter them if understood, are no doubt all har monious and right in the great system of things. Honorable Employment, What kind of employment is the most hon orable? Is it to carry a green bag, and talk flippantly on krotty points of law in court? Is it to amplify a yardstick with dexterity ? Is it to wear a cockado as the sign ot successlul of fice-seeking? Is it to sit at a shattered table in tho garret, with a goosequill behind the ear and a fore-finger between the eyebrows, sup porting an author’s fainting head over a blank Sheet of paper? All these employments may be honorable, so far as they are useful to socie ty, and no farther. Do you agree to this? Then you will agree also to this plain rule: that what ever is most useful is the most honorable em ployment. Apply this rule to the skilful, indus trious and honest cultivator of the soil. Who could live but for him? Who produces so much of what is absolutely indispensable to the wants or his fellow men, as he? Is. not his employ ment then, honorable in proportion as his la bors are of service to the world? Let him there fore, be respected accordingly. Next to him is the scientific mechanic who builds our houses and ships and makes our household goods. lie too should be honored. Lawyers who prevent rather than encourage litigation; preachers who labor in word and doctrine to produce “peace on earth and good will towards men,” rather than to excite the sectarian antipathies of their hearers; doctors who seek to prevent diseasei rather than to tamper with it for a fee; traders who sell at fair prices, deceive not their cus tomers and keep true accounts:—these, and in deed all other classes are useful and necessary in society, and should be encouraged and hon ored accordingly; but it is time the notion was done away that farming and handicraft are not respectable. They are, on the whole, more use ful, and therefoi^should be regarded as more honorable. The men who own the soil they till; who can live independently by their own productions, and then supply other classes of citizens with the means of sustenance, arc the true nobility of a Republic. They are the “bones and muscles” which keep the body poli tic together. We respect them. We honor them. Would there were more such, and few er idle, lazy drones, who scorn honest labor, and strut in gay attire, living upon the productive industry of men far better than themselves. Brazil.—Preparations for continuing the war against Lopez and liis Paraguayans arc actively continued in Brazil, though active op erations will not be likely to be resumed before February. The Marquis de Caxias, who is to command the Brazilian forces, has a fine repu tation as a commander, though it is feared that he may have passed the ago for directing oper ations in the field. Meanwhile the Emperor of Brazil has just set free all the negro slaves be longing to his household, and it is hoped that his august example will lead to emancipation throughout the Empire. American sympathy ought not to hesitate between a Brazilian emancipator and a Paraguayan despot. Mr. Greeley’s Opinions.—Mr. Greeley has just sent a letter to the Chicago Republican, in which he denies that he ever proposed “that the rebel States shall be restored to all their former rights, including representation in Con gress, yet allowed to withhold the right of suf frage from their black citizens.” He has been very generally misunderstood then. His letter on “the bases of reconstruction,” written just before bis departure for the West, certainly conveyed that impression to its readers. Mr. Greeley for once failed to say what he meant. The Reaction against tub Robin.—The robin has been for many years a favorite with sentimental people in this country, who have stood between him and gunshot wounds, and encouraged his increase in our orchards, until of late a reaction has begun against him. Cul tivators of the vine denounce him as a greedy robber; orchardists complain that he has alto gether too fine a taste for pears, and a chorus of farmers declare him a monstrous humbug, who spoils half a bushel of cherries for every curculio he swallows. Finally, that eminent philosopher, Josh Billings, speaks of him in these inj urious terms: The red brestid robbing is a burd muchly doted onto by Seminary girls and poits. Gentlemen farmers also encurridge the rob bing becos he swallereth insex when he can’t get sno or anything else to eat. But praetickle farnjersand fruitgrowists be gin to don’t see it. I was onct a gentleman farmist. I am not so gentle as I was. I go in lor real farming, making my pile- of nianoor and raisin things to eat. I usted to listen for the robbing’s lav and his evening carol, but l found out that he singed only to seduce femail robbings, and that where he et five insex lie et quarts of cherries, straw beries, currents, rastberries, and cetrer, and then pitch into the meilerest bartlett pairs. 1 found that my fruit crop agreed too well with Mr. robbingses crop. His wobbling to his femail friends at evening didn’t pay for his gobbling choice fruit all day. And so, my friends, when the swete red brest gets fat on the eggspensive producks of northern gardings and nocks southward to fill unsentimental pot pies, I bid him adoo without [From the New York Weekly Review.] Chambermaids—Against all chambermaids, of whatsoever age or nationality, I launch the curse ol Bachelordom! Because: They always put the pillows at the opposite end ol the bed from the gas burner, so that while you read and smoke before sleeping (as is the ancient and honored custom of bachelors) you have to hold your book aloft, in an uncom fortable position, to keep the light from dazzling your eyes. When they find your pillows removed to the other end of the bed in the morning, they re ceive not the suggestion in a friendly spirit but glorying in their absolute sovereignty, and unpitying your helplessness, they make the bed j ust as it was originally, and gloat in secret over the pang their tyranny will cause you. If they cannot get the light in an inconven ient position any other way, they move the bed. If you put your trunk out six inches from the wall, so that the lid will stay up when you open it, they always shove that trunk back again.— They do it on purpose. If you want the spittoon in a certain spot, where it will be handy, they don’t. And so they move it. They always put your other boots into inac cessible p a.'es. They chiefly enjoy de positing them as far under the bed as the wall will permit. It is because this compels you to get down in an undignified attitude and make wild sweeps for them in the dark with the bootjack, and swear. They always put the match box in some other Slace. They hunt up a new place for it every ay, and put a bottle or other perishable glass thing, where the box stood before. This is to cause you to break that glass thing, groping in the dark, and get yourself into trouble. They are forever and ever moving the furni ture. When you come in, in the night, you calculate on finding the bureau where the ward robe was in the morning. And when you go out in the morning, if you leave the slop-bucket by the door and the rocking chair by the window, when you come in at midnight, or thereabouts, you will fall over that rocking-chair, and you will proceed toward the window and sit down in that slop-tub. This will disgust you. Thev like that. No matter where you put anything, they are not going to let it stay there. They will take it and move it the first chance they get. It is their nature. And besides, it gives them pleas ure to be mean and contrary this way. They would die if they couldn’t be villains. They always save up all the old scraps of printed rubbish you throw on the floor, and stack thorn up carefully on the table and then start the fire with your valuat le manuscripts. If there is any one particular old scrap that you are more down on than any other, and you are gradually wearing your life out trying to get rid of, you may take all the pains you possi ly can in that direction; but it won’t be of any use, because they will always fetch that old scrap back and put it in the same old place again every time. It does them good. And they use up more hair-oil than any six men. If charged with purloining the same, they lie about it. What do they care about a hereafter? Absolutely nothing. Chambermaids are dead to every human in stinct. I have cursed them in behalf of outraged bachelordom. They deserve it. If I can get a bill through the Legislature abolishing cham bermaids, I mean to do it. Mark Twain. San Francisco, Nov. 17,1866. SPECIAL. NOTICES. I E W BOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS ! WKIOLISSAIiK AND RETAIL ! BAILFY& JYOYFS Will oi»en their New Store on Exchange Street, MONDAY, 17th. Our frieiuls and patrons and the {'Ohio' we trust will wait aud examine our NEW Kooks, I nner Goods, Wriliu* Beaks, Stationery, Ac., before purchasing elsewhere. We shall have a good assortment of English and American Standard and Juvenile Books. We beg a continuance of the generous patronage and favor which we have heretofore received. BAILGI A NOYES, decTssdliw New Block, Exchange street. Long Sought For ! Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure In announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and tirst 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 iuiceof the ferry, and unadulterated by any impure ngredient, we can heartily recommend It to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. •* To the days of the aged it addeth 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’ ELDERBEBKY WINE. nov 27 8 N d&wtf A V Lluable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine aud apply the medicinal virtues oi the White Pine Bark. It lias been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor nas its value from persons well knows to our citizens. Wo reccommend its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—Independant. The Great New England Remedy! Dr. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New Englaud States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES §«re Throat* Colds, Coughs, Diptheria, Bronchitis, Spitting of Blood, and Pul monary Affections, generally. It is a Remarkable Remedy for Kidney Com plaints, Diabetes, Difficulty of Voiding Urine, Bleeding from the Kidneys and Bladder, ISravel and other complaints. For Piles and Mcarvy, it will be found very valuable* Give it a trial if 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., / *V* W. Perkins & Co., I And W. W. Whipple, TORTLAND, ME. sep29-deow6m9N WISTAR’S BALSAM WILD c II E a R Y ! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Colds, Hoarsenchs, Sore Throat, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Croup. I.iver CoinplainlM, Bronchitis, Difficulty of Breathing. Asthma and every affection of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that haR attended the appli cation of ihis mod cine in all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some ot whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only lor the names ol a few of these E. Boydex, M. Dm Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. H. W. H. Webb, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., i^uburu, N. Y. Abraham Skill man, M. D., Bound brook, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietor have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; ior the fume and virtues of Wistar’s Balsam have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduced be yond the limits oi our own country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWI*E & SON, 18 Tre mont Street, Boston, and su!d by all Diuggists and Dealers generally, GRACE’S CELEBRATED HALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.f &c Grace’s Celebrated Salve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus a Hord ing relief and a complete cure. Only 25 cents a box; sent by mail tor 35 cents. SETH W.FOWLE & SON, lsTremontSt, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers gener ally. Feb 1«. ‘66—sNeodr.T.s&w eow A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, iEQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lungs, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. / BROWN’S ■» ■» m *■« u sss no ■» a 1 ■ ■ iti c? HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For HronchiliM, Aetbrnn, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. MingerM nnd Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, ami relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article ol true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each yoar finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced bettor than other articles. Obtain only ‘‘Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations i hat may be offered, sold ever where. Dec 4—d&w6m sn COLGATE A CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hauils and for general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and fancy goods dealers. 8Ndec24tolcblO For Coughw, Colds and Consumption, Try the old and well known VEGETABLE PlTIiWIONARY BAC»AHI,approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty years past. Get the genuine. HEED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd&wGm Boston, Proprietors. A Sure Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMAINE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26d3msN Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This splendid Hair Dye is the best in the world. The only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of llad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it soft and beautiful. The genuine is signed Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists ana Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. 55"Bcirare of a «counter foil. November 10, 1866. dlysn The U. S. Pension Agency Is removed from 19} Market Square to Pavson’s new building, Exchange Street, third floor. HENRY WILLIS, Dec 22—d&wlw Pens. Agt. SURE REMEDIES. DK. T. K. HAYLOR, 17 Hanover Street, Boston, has received the new Frencn Remedies and modes ol treatment practised by Drs. Dumas and Ricord—Safe pleasant and warranted Positively effectual in all Diseases of the Blood, Urinary and Reproductive Or gans, and all Irregularities and Complaints peculiar to Women. Enclose stamp and receive full particu ars by mall. n oct3-d&w3m A soldier who had lost the use ot his limbs from Rheumatism has been completely cured and en • ablcd to abandon bis crutches by one bottle ol Met calfe’s Great Rheumatic Remedy. It is truly the wonder of the age. decl.dlmSN SPECIAL NOTICES. Warren’s Congk Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Colds, Coughs, Catarrh and Consumption, and all lisoases of the Throat and Lungs. {g^~*For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by R. F. BKADBI KV, octl5d&wsK6m Druggist, Bang ok. Relief for the Sufferers by the Fire. THE undersigned have made arrangements under ; the act of Congress approved July 27,1806, to furnish parties building on the burnt district with 1 English Pure Lead and Liuaeed Oil, DUTY FREE. Parties wishing to purchase Paint stock will call at 80 COMMERCIAL STREET. BURGESS, FORES Ar CO. dec8SNlw Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade ana the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure of all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result ot which is to produce costiveness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation^ restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action ot the bo wet and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the iearful moutal and bodily symptoms that follow in the train ot 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. MINERAL BATHS AT HOME. dvipepnia cubed t'l'KEU EBl) PTIOJVS on the FACE CUBED HCBOFULA CUBED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Do away with all your various and often perni cious drugs and quack medicines, and use a lew baths prepared with “STRTJMATIC SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well ofthe Penn’a Salt Man facturing Co., in Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always sufficient for a bath. Di rections arc attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatic Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one and a half pints. One sufficient for a day’s use. K§T~Sold by Druggists generally. Merrill Bros, No. 215 State »t., Boston: Raynolds, Pratt & Co, No. 106 Fulton st., New York, Wholesale Agents. no20t*Neod&wly i fr Wirumatie Salts and Strumatic min eral Waters, just received and for sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24«Neowdftwly No 86 Commercial St. Attention is Invited to the full and complete assortment of Boots and Shoes for Gentlemen's, Lndics' and Children’s wear, at T. E. MOSELEY’S & CO.’S, Summek St., Boston. DR. CARPENTER, Oculist and Aurist, ARRIVED at the U. S. HOTEL, Portland, Nov. 23d, andean be consulted a short time longer, upon Blindness,Deathess. Catarrh, Bronchitis, Nasal and Aural Polypus, Discharge from the Ears, Noises in the head, Scroftila, Sore Eyes, Films ajid all Dis eases of the EYE, Ear and Throat. £3?** 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, S3T*But Letters must contain One Dollar to ensure au answer. HOME TESTIMONY. The Testimonials below are all received in this State, and can be readily invest! >v . -- ous of so doing. Hundreds of oti. • * be seen at the Dr.’s Office. DEAFNESS. Belfast, Me., Nov 27, 1866. During 10 years I grew totally deaf in one ear and so deaf in the other that I was unable to hoar unless addressd very loudly, and had disagreeablo noises in my head. Was obliged to absent myself trom church and society on that account. I consulted an eminent physician in Boston without relief, and supposed I must always remain deaf, but ab.iul tw«. . c.u • ago I applied to Dr. Carpenter; after the appli«..ioii i f a course of his treatment, I could hear a watch tick 6 feet from either ear, and my hearing remains perfect. I am G6 years of age, and reside on High street, Bel fhst, Maine, where any person can see or hear from me. Mrs. F. A. LEWIS. We have been acquainted with Mrs. Lewis for years and know she was deaf and now hears, and believe the above statement to be correct. KEV. C. PALFREY, Pastor of 1st Parish, Belfast. MR. W. M. RUST, Editor of “Belfast Age.” [From the Bangor Whig tf Courier.1 TROY, Me., Oct. 30. Dr. Carpenter, Dear SirOn the 25d of Feb ruary last, 1 placed myselt under your treatment for Discharge of the Ear, which had continued so long and was so great as to affect my hearing. After ap plying the medicine prescribed by you two months, my ears were entirely well and remain the same. Most Respectfully, Miss SUSAN V. HATHAWAY. BLINDNESS. [From Maine Farmer. ( In defiance of physicians and all remedies, I suffer ed excruciatingly from Scrofulous Sore Eyes ten years, being frequently confined to a dark room. The remedies Dr. Carpenter prescribed last September, at Bangor, cured them entirely, and they remain so. kAtie lang; Passadumkeag, Me., I860. 1 From the Maine Farmer.) 1 was nearly blind with Scrofulous Sore Eyes four years, being confined to a dark room and suffering excruciating pain a great portion of the time. I con sulted many physicians without relief. Dr. Carpen ter cured me. My sight is now good. I reside in Vassalboro’. Mrs. P. B. LANCASTER. CATARRH. [From the Kennebec Journal of Augusta. Augusta, Me., Jan., I860. 1 have been cured of Catarrh in its most disagree able form, of many years’ standing, by Dr. Carpen ter. I suffered from i>ains. dullness and tightness in my head, continued discharges, great difficulty in talking and breathing, felt as if 1 had a bad cold' the whole time, and suflered intensely to the great im pairment.ot my health, and was quite discouraged, For all I had doctored was of no benefit. But thanks to Dr. Carpenter’s skill. 1 now have none ot these troubles. I reside in Wnitefield, EPHRAIM MARRINER. [From the Maine Farmer.] I suttered from Catarrh over 20 years. Last winter* when I consulted Dr. Carpenter. 1 hail frequent and copious discharges, a bad cough, and my health so much reduced that myself and friends were appre hensive of serious consequences ; but Dr. Carpenter cured me. I am now well, and free from Catarrh. W. N. SOULE. Cor. Sewall and Court streets, Augusta, Sept. 14,1866. STATEMENTS OP THE PRESS. All the published Certificates of Dr. Carpenter arc bona fide.—{Maine Farmer. The Certificates, published in our columns, of Dr. Carpenter’s cures are bona fide to our 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 benefitted.—[Be(fas1 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 what hecau perform.—{Bangor Whig 8f Cour.

See other Certificates in City papers, dec 21—dliu&w1t* Hayward’s Rubbers ! We offer to the trade A frill assortment of the above celebrated RUBBER BOOTS AND SHOES, At Agency prices. Also Boots, Shoes & Moccasins, At Wholesale only. STEVENS, HASKELL & OHASE. 33 Commercial St., Portland, Me. Oct 10—d3mos Marked Down. VICKEB V & HAWLEY, No. 31 Free Street, Having made new additions to their already exten sive Stock of DRY GOO S WOOLENS ! Together with a general assortment of Domestics,have marked them down to correspond with the present state of the market, and are now prepared to give customers as good Bargains as can be found in this city. All washing to buy good goods at low prices, are respectfully invited to call and examine our stock and prices be tore purchasing elsewhere, as we are confident that our prices will please. Vickery & Hawley, decl2d2w _ 31 Free Street. Lessons on the Pianoforte, GIVEN at No. 12 Elm Street, by dc21dtt IV11SS DAY. REMOVALS. OUT OF THE FIRE ! B. r. SMITH & SON’S New Photograph Rooms, • — AT— NO. lO MAItKET StJUAKE. __n dtt «. <i. DOWN ES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS BEMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNN J' August 30, 1886. u dll R EMOVA L ! T H K Merchants National Rank Will ou MONDAY, Nov. 12, to tlio OFFICE OF H. M. PAYSON, 38 Kxchnnge St. oulOdtl HOLDEN & Pli A BODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. Sep5tftl H. C. PEABODY. A AS. It. LUNT A CO.~ Druggists and Apothecaries, Have resumed business at Cougi-ess Street.. Dec 21—dlw • Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 3d 18C6. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS. de4tf J. E. WATERHOUSE. REMOYAL ! M. J. Cushman’s Millinery] Store HAS been removed from No. 12 India street to No 25 Middle street, between India and Hampshire streets. Just added a good variety of goods suitable tor HOLIDAY PRESENTS. gjgg^Please call. dec7d3w ANDERSON AND CO.’S HOOP SKIRT AND 00R3ET STORE, 19 removed to 328 Congress St., opposite Mechanics’ Haih_n_jylodtt O. M. & 11. W. NASH have resumed business at the bead ol Long WTliarf, under J. W. Hunger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive their orders as usual. July 10,186G. u dtt DOW & LIRHEY. lusurance Agent*, will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office of Boston; Narragansett Office of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Standard Office of New York, and other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow. jy25dtl F. W. Libbey. YROIV, ORE ENOUGH & CO., Furs, Hats, Caps and Robes, 164 Middle St,, over T. Bailey Co. _ jull7ti WUOUUAI*. TKJJeTA CO , Wholebale Dry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St. Jul 17—dtt hJOTICE. H. J. LIBBY" & CO., Manufacturers -*’1 and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story. iyll it nmvvrtE. incnmuii, LHJHier la • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Caleb iyI2dtf EAGLE MILLS* although burned up, the Pro prietors, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., arc now pre pared to furnish Coffees, Spices, Cream Tartar, &c, at their new place of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order Slate may be found at Messrs. Low, Plummer & Co’s, No 83 Commercial St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Paper Warehouse, No. L85 Fore Street. All orders promptly attcn.ed to Goods at ihe lowest prices. jullGtf H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer, may be • fouud at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak St. julietf R S. WEBSTER if CO., can be found at the store • ol C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we offer a good assortment or Clothing and Furnishing Goods at low prices. jul 16 SMITH & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton Block, Congress St. Same entrance as D. S. Ar my offices. iyl‘2dtf 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 he pleas ed to answer all orders tor Iron Railings, Doors, Window Shutters, Gratings, &c. Particular attention paid to Gas and Steam fitting. rilHE EANTERN LXPKENN CO. 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 toBostoD, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot tbo country. For the convenience ol our customers on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order book tor freight Calls will be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. — Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. jy24 tl JUt E. M« RAND* Attorneys and Counsellors, _• No. 16 Free Street, near Middle. jul 13 DIME holme— NOTICE—Persons having left orders at 101 Exchange street, can now find them at 324 Congress street, opposite Meehan cs* Hall, where we shall continue our business in all its various branches and at lower rates. (B^r’Ladies’ Dresses dyed for $1,00. All other ar ticles dyed at equally low rates, jul 176m H. BURKE. S 8. RICH Ac MON* 138 -Exchange street. • Coffins and Caskets: also, Me talic Burial Caskets. jy26 fjHARLES J. WALKER & CO. may be found at v/ No. 150 Commercial street, store formerly occu pied by X. O. Cram, where they will resume busi ness, and be pleased to see their customers, or re ceive their orders. J ulylOtt A if S. E. SPR1 may be found at the store ot Fletcher if Co., corner ot Union and Commer cial streets. iyll tl NTATHAN GOULD, Merchant Tailor, lias removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Sweeteh’y Apothe cary store. jylO—ti BOO T M , MHocm, IlntM and Clothing. Benj. Fogo may be found rr ad v to wait on customers at No. 4 Moulton street, fool Exchange. ju!20 CICrARM. 200 M. imported ana domestic Cigars lor sale by C. C. MITCHELL & SON, jull3tt_178 Fore Street. DEBVjOIN At WEBB, Attorneys mad Connaellor*, at the Boody House, eorner ol Congress and Chestnut streets. jy26 B~VRON D. TERR ILL, Counsellor at Law, No. 19 Free Street. Jull4 LEWIS PIERCE, Attorney and Counsello at Law, No. 8 Clapp’s Block. ju!21 Canal National Bank. THE Annual Meeting oi the Stockholders of the Canal 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 be field at 188 Fore Street, on Tuesday, the 8th day of January, 1867, at 3 o’clock P. M. B. C. SOMERBY, Cashier. November 8. dtd Second National Bank. ITIHE Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the “See X 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 ISO Fore street, (up stairs,) on TUESDAY, 8th January next, at 3 P. M. • W. H. STEPHENSON, Cashier. Portland, Doe ", 1800. dcbdtd Casco National Bank. THE annual meeting of the Stockholders of “The Casco National Bank of Portland” tor the elec tion of seven Directors, anti for the transaction of any other business that may legally come before them, will he held at 100 Fore street, on TUESDAY, the eighth day of January’ next, at 3 o'clock P. M. E. P. GERR1SH, Cashier. Portland, Dec. 7, 1800. dim “The National Traders Bank ot Portland.” THE Stockholders of this Bank are hereby notified that their annual meeting will l>e held at their Banking Room No 214 Free at., on TUESDAY, the 8th day of January next, at 3 o’clock P M, to choose five Directors for the ensuing year, and to act on anv other business that may legally come before them. EDWARD GOULD, Cashier. Portland, Dec 7, I860. dcbdtd Cumberland National Bank. THE Stockholders of the Cumberland National Bank ot Portland, are hereby notified that there will be a meeting of the Stockholders held at their Banking Boom, on Monday, the 21st day of January, 1867, at 3 o’clock P, M., for the choice of Directors, and the transaction ot any other business that may then come before them. SAMUEL SMALL, Cashier. Portland, Deo. 18,1866. declSdtd old MACHINES ! Exchanged for the keiv aetwa mew AACHINE8, which have been prov ed to do the best for Shoe Hlilrhing, Tailoring, &r„ ol any other in the world. Credit given to anv one who wants a Sewing Machine. Needles and trim mings for all Machines. r06 Middle Street, Up Stairs. W. S. DYE It. HOLE AGENT. Dec 15 deod lm WH. DYER, can be found with a new stock • of Sewing Machines, of various kinds: Silk Twist. Cotton—all kinds and colors, Needles, Oil, Ac. 1 166 Middle street, np one flight stairs. jull7eod BUSINESS CARDS. GERRIS1I a> EE Alt SON, Dealers in w A T CUES, Jewelry, Silver and Plated Ware, «olil, Silver and Steel Spectacle*. Tool* F ilea, Ac. sep28 Kl>, 15 FREE STREET, ,|3ul w. f. tore , Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles, EYE GLASSES, Sec., No. *45 Free Si., Forllaiul. Br#"'Ke[»airing done and warranted. n 8ep3dttj - II. M . Ii ltE WE JR , (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) Maunlaciiirer of I.eather Helling. Also tor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather RIVETS and KI KN, septSdtt n 311 1’ougre** Street. W. E. FREEMAN Jt CO., Upholsterers and Manutacturers oi FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, No. 1 Flapp'd Block- foot €'h«*«inul Street, Portland. W. P. Freeman, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quinby. auglOtt u A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can be tound in their NEW BUILDING ON LIME ST., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will be pleased to see all their former customers and receive orders as usual. auglfdtl n H. P. DEANE, Counselor and Attorney, No. 8. Clapp’s Block, Congress 8t. 1Particular attention given to writing Wills, Contracts, Deeds and Legal Insti llments. July SI, ltGti. dtf STROUT GAGE, Attorneys and Counsellors, Office 113 Federal Street, PORTLAND, ME. Sewell 0 Strout Hauuo W. Gage. _lyTtl n W. H. CLIFFORD, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, —AND— SOLICITOR OF VATENTS, NO. 8 CLAPP'S BLOCK, aug2dtl_ Congress Street. CHASE, CRAM k STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, WIdKery'R Wharf, Portland, Me. octUdft JAMES BAILEY A CO., Importers and dealers in FOREION AND DOMESTIC Saddlery Hardware —and— Carriage Trimmings, No. 163 Middle Siren, Portland, Me. augl5—ft n MERRILL BROS. e£ CUSHING, Late Merrill & Small, Wholesale Dealers in FANCY G@ODR, Hosiery, Gloves, Small Wares, &c., No. IS Free Street, “Arcade.” aug21dt)anl no WARD & CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M NE. Ofilce No. 17 Free Street, Near Middle Street. Joseph Howard, JyOtf n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater -AND— Manufacturer of Silver Ware, Temple, Street, first door from Congress Streetf PORTLAND, ME. May 19—illy n A. WILBUR & CO., 112 Tremont Street, Boston, Importers anil Dealers in WELCH ana AMERICAN ROOFING SLATES, of all colors, anil slating nails. Careful attention paid to shipping. n aug22—6m JABEZ C. WOODMAN, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Has saved liis Library. Office at2 2 1-2 Free street, in the Griffith block, third story. u jyikltf BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Law, ‘449 CONGRLHM STREET, Chadwiclc Mansion, opposite United States iiofof, Portland Maine. Blon Bradbury. nov Ott L. D. M. Sweat Deering. Milliken & 0o„ Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _TiigSl-dtf Portland, Maine. JOSEPH STORY Penrhyn Marble €•• Manutacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops, importer and dealer in Eng Ush Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TKEMfON'PSTREKT Studio Building aug22—Cm n , BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFIC E . I Post Ortice Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. G. F. SHEPLEY. j.v9tl A. A. STROUT. J. T. SMALL & CO., Wholesale and Retail dealers in Groceries and Provisions ! Highest cash prices paid for Country Produce. S3V~Consiguincnts receive prompt attention, declillm NO 14 I.IillG STREET] 1'LKCIVAIi BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Bloch, Congress Street, Two Door, above Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. ' UOVlll tf DAVIS, MESERVE, HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobb,. s of Dry Goods and Woolens, Arcade IS Free Street, F. DAVIS, 1 C. H. RESERVE, I __ l. p. haskele. [ PORTLANI), Ml E. CHAPMAN. | novfl’fisdtt' D. CLARKE CO. can lie found AT 29 MARKET SQUARE, , CN11ER LANCASTER HALL. Boots and Shoes for Sale Cheat). iylO dtt 1 if. F. P II I L U ES <£ C O., Wholesale Drnggisb, Mo. 148 Fore Street. opt 17-dtt CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER. FRESCO PAINTER. At present to be found at liis residence 244 OUMBERIiAMD, HEAD OF MECHANIC STREET. jySOtt I. r. r ARR I KG TO A , CEOTMING AKD Furnishing Goods I 20 Market Square. Oct4-d3m n WH* FJKSSKNDKN, Attorney and Coun • selloDs Deering HaH, opposite Preble House )ul li dtt Kiris NESS CARDS. YV. YV. THOMAS. Jr.. Attorney mid Counseller at Law, [Chadwick House,] ... „ “*9 Congress Street. octb-dly S. L. CAKI.ETON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, 27 Market Square. _Sept 24-dtl n J. B. HUDSON, JR., A 14 T I S rr , 27 Market Square, PORTLAND, ME. YVM. YV. WHIPPLE, Wholesale Druggist, • 21 MARKET SQUARE, PORTLAND, ME. • ■“g-Jo_ iy. H. WOOD ,t SOX, BROKERS, '«■ v7 u °' 1 -Core Street. McCOBB <£• KINGSBURY. Counsellors at Law. 8FFICE OYER H. II. HAY’S j>"j -IIInotion of Free & Middle Street a. BOSS if- EE EH T, l* 3 a AST K R [<] R S, plain and ornamental BTUOOO AND MASTIO WORKERS, i ’ak Street, between, Oourtbsh and Free Sta., PORTLAND, ME. Whitening and White-Washing prompt t J Orders Iroiu out ol townaollcitcd. May 22—at t II. M. PAYSON, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, ME. uo21dtf JOIIX IF. DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec e—dtf A GREAT RUSH -AT I*- M. FROST’S, -FOR B ARGAINS! NO BIG PROFITS, NO DULL TRADE But Crou ds of Customer Who are receiving Bleaainga by buying Gooda Cheap Blankets at Old Prices l Only $4,75 per pair. Fancy Shirting Flannels! ONI.IT SOc PER VAKD. Good American Prints. 1 Shilling pr. yd. Bleached and Broton Cottons, AT LOW PRICES! Thibets, Shawls, Cloakings, Beav ers, Poplins. Drea* Oaodi of all Deocriplioai. WOOLEN GOODS FOR MEN & BOY’S WEAR! All of the above Gooda will be offered at a GREAT REDUCTION from regular ratea. Remember! IVo. -4 Deei-iug Block. Dec 8—d&wtf H'W' U DEV Id ——- — _ __ TIIK dlVORD.” The Gold Pen-Best and Cheapest of Pens. Morton’s Gold Pens! The Best Pens in the World ! For sale at his Headquarters, No 4Uj Maiden Lane, New York, and by every duly-appointed Agent at the same prices. A Catalogue, with full description of Sites and Prices, sent on receipt ol letter postage. no20d&w6m_ A. .HORTON. SHORT & LORIXG, Booksellers & Stationers, Free, Corner Center Streets, nave on hand a Full supply ol Law, School, Miscellaneous and Blank Books. STATIONERY OF AI,L KINDS, Cash, Post Office and Envelope Oases, Let" ter Presses, Pen Backs, &c. We have Just recieved from New York a ftill supply ol PAPER HANGINGS, Now patterns and Choice Styles. DRAWING PAPER OF ALL SIZES. Give us a call. Short A florin#, . 51 Free. Comer Center Stiee jyjuti CHBISTMAS -AND HEW YEAR’S. AS THE HOLIDAYS ARE .APPROACHING H. M. F H O S T Has a t'rebh Stock 01 Kid (iloyew To Offer at Low Price* l 500 Pm. of World-n-iiowued Trcfanuu', at raly #1,50 500 Pm. of Clothilde, at only 1.00 No. -A Deerinar Block, CONGRESS STREET. Dec 22—d&wtt a:cobb &~co., Successors to F. P. arul M. T. Retford, at Mrs. M. ./. Sichtds. U. 8. Hotel T_TA\VE received a lot of Tretouese, best quality, -»A Kid Gloves. Also Zephvr Worsteds. Slippers, Hoods, Hosiery, Ladies' Under Vests, Colfccta, Lin en Setts, plain and eml>. Udkfs., Muslin and Cam. Edgings, Dress Buttons, together with all articles usually found in a first class Fancy Goods Store. Their triende and the public are invited to call and examine them. nov 7 till Jan. 1, 18K7. LOWELL c€- SENTE It, 147 ILL oeciyiy the new Store No. 301 Con 11 areas Street, corner of Brown Street, about Dec, 16lh,with anew stock of Watches, Jrnrl 2> ®*l»er and Plated Ware, and Fancy Goods tor the holidays. They have reoccupled their old stand No. 04 Ei elm use street, with acomnlete stock of Nautical and Optical Goods, Chronometers, Watches, Clocks, bine tools tor Machinists and Engineers, &e. Ear*Friends and customers invited to old head quarters. _Dee l,J.86C.-d3m Dental Notice / This is to inform my friends and pat ron.s Ur.ti I have associated with me in the practice ol Dentisirv, OR. ALBERT EV.I1VS, Formerly ot Bangor, a skillful dentist of long expert ence, and take pleasure in introducing anil recoin mending him to them. Ether and Chloroform admin istered when desired. C. H, OSGOOD, oct&ltt n No. 8 Clapp’s Block, Congress St. READV FOR RlSlftESN. WILII4\I BB»W-NT, formerly at 91 Federal street is now r7^a".™n^°,CatoT1^t hi9 new store No fttFederaTs?, ai£n,i<lo"jbFlow Lime street. He is now prepared to m.4*16 wan,f9 ?f hl* numerous customers and 2* K,eiHerall7 T1 th® W“V of cleaning and rc ! ?91,°L1Jin* ?' 911 tin,l8> und will lie attended u“llal promptness. Also Mcond-hand Clothing for sale at ialr prices. no Cdtf F Go to Adams * Puriuton’s HJIt your House-furnishing Goods of all kinds; Carpetings, and all kinds of Crocker v, Glass, Tin, stone. Earthern and Wooden Ware, Paper Hang ings, W indow Shades, &c, &c. no23d3m Notice to Land Holders, MR. O’DUROCUER, Builder, is prepared to take contracts tor budding, cither bv JOB or l>y PAV WORK. Can furnish First Class workmen and material of nil description. Residence, AMERICAN HOUSE. India Street, Portland. August 17th, lfetih aug20—tf Notice. PERSONS clearing the ruins or digging cellars can rind a good place to deposit their rubbish on Franklin Wharf. S. ROUNDS, septlO—dtf Wharfinger, MISCELLANEOUS. _ n.:-rn:—__ —■j_ . _ VINELAND. i^AU.M amu VKl’IT LAND*, in a mild and • hmlthl'ul climate. Thirty mile* south ol i’hil adclph a, l>y Hall road, in New .lersev, on the sanio k°* alitUf^ ns Baltimore, Md. The soil is rich and productive, varying from a clay to a sandy loam, suitable tor Wheat, Grass, t orn, tobacco, rruit and vegetable* Tld* is a yreatfruit Country, hive hundred Vineyards and Orchards have beeni planted out by exj»erieiiced fruit growers. Grape*, reaches, Pears &c., produce immense* proi l s, V ineland Is already one of the most brautiiul placesiu the United States. The entire territory, consisting wl fitly b'jnai. miles of land, is laid out upon a general system oi improvement*. The laud is only sold toactual settler* with provision ibrpublic auoi nment. 1 he plaecon account of Its great beauty, as well as other advantages, has become the resort ot people ot ,as.e. It has Increased tlvo thousand people within thi past three years. Churches. Stores, Schools, Academics, Societies ol Art and Learning, and other elements of refinement and culture have 111 *roV,lU;e<|• Hundreds ot people are constantly settling. Hundreds of new houses are being con structed. Price ot Farm Land, twenty acre lota and upwards, $25 per acre. Five and ten acre and Vil lage lots lor salt-. Fruits and Vegetables ripen earlier in this district than in any oilier 1 entity, uorth of Norfolk, Va.lrn proved places tor sale Openings lor all kinds ol bu»ine*s, Lumlur Yards, .Vlaiiuiactorics, Foundries, Store* and the likr; and Steam Power with room cau be rented. For persons who desire mild wiuters, a healthlVil climate, and a good soil, in a country beautifully im prov d, abounding In truits, and possessing ail other social privileges, in the heart of civilization, it is worthy ol a visit. Letters answered, and the Vineland Kural a papei giving full information, and containing reports of So lon Rob nson, sent to applicant*. Address (HAS K. LANDIS, Vineland P. O., landis Township, New Jersey. From Report ot Sol«»n Robinson, Agricultural Edi tor ol the Tribune; **lt is one of the most extensive tortile tracts, man almost level position and suitable condition tor pleasant farming tnat we know ol this sale of tl.e Western Prairies.’* *oprT:id&w<;m 37 NEW FIRM ! ROBINSON Jl KNIGHT I CLOTHING! We have taken the store 288 CONGRESS STREET, 'Opposite the Preble Beane) Where we have a new stock of CL#! INC —AND— FURNISHING GOODS ! The stock embraces FINE, MEDIUM and LOW PRICED CLOTHING, mode up in the most fashion able style. A large assortment of the newest styles of GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS is now on hand. (iec8 ,ltf To Contractors and Builders ! SEALED Proposals will I* rocoived till TUE8 „ GAY.Januaryl.’ith, 1807, 10 o’clock A. M., for building a Meeting-house for the First Parish In tar mouth, Me. Plans, specifications, etc., may be examined by cal ling on Building Committee, at Yarmouth, during the first two weeks from date herein: after which time, until the opening ol said bids, the plans msv be ‘tie office of the Architect, Geo. M. Hunting 21A Free street. Portland. *’ The proposes may U‘left with the Committee or Architect. The right to reject any or all ‘‘bids” not ueemed satisfactory is hereby reserved GILES LOR1NG, A. L. LORING, Buildinir REUBEN PRINCE, Budding RKL'BEN MERRILL, Committee CHARLES HUMPHREY, Yarmouth, Dec. 24,1880. j2w GRAND OPENING —OF— Fancy Goods,Ladies’ Toilet Articles, ARTISTS’ MATERIALS, -AND HOLIDAY PRESENTS in general, at the new and heautif illy atted up Drug Store of A. O. X CII LOTTE It BECK d CO., APOTHECARIES AND CHEMISTS, 303 COKGBEBM STREET, (One door above Brown,) 1 kin (Saturday) Evening, Dec. 'll, 1800. Portland, Dee. 22. dlw Iloitst the Flag ! Store Re-huilt! New Goods ! -At 1>9 F.xchnntT<’ St., Jne*i Black. S. H. COLESWORTHY, INVITES his cnstomersto the old stand now re built. where he will on Monday, show then a flue stock of Books, Stationery, Paper Hangings, ENGRAVINGS, Oval, and other kinds of Picture Frames, fte., with a good variety of Fancy Article* suited to the times and the Holidays. dc22d3w CANADIAN EXPRESS CO. The Canadian Express Company hare REMOVED THEIR OFFICE from No. 104 Fore street to NO. 90 EXCHANGE STREET, the stand occupied by them before the fire. dec?*___ dlw A FULL SUPPLY^ G <» y' n Clothing- T AT TI1E New England Clothing Com.. "38 Market Square. deBdOni_E. LEVEEN & CO. J. T. LE ins «l CO. Manufacturers of CLOTHIXG, have removed to i m0, f Block, Commercial Street. _n Hew Store, 349 Congress Street, (Up Stairs.,' H. W. SIMONTON& CO., HAVE opened a Ladies’ Furnishing Store, con taining a good assortment ot Hoop Skirts, Corsets, Under Flo thing, Mcriu* Ve«t«, Cellar*, Puls W'orwlcd and Fancy C*aad«. French Stamping Done to Order. 340 Couyress Street, (Up Stairs.) oct24 dtf. ' #100. $100 WAR CLAIM OFFICE. Patterson .V Cliadbonrnc, morion Block, 2 doorsuhov* Preble House. 11HE new Bounties, under he low approved dais 28th, 186*1, Increase of Pensions, Arrears of ni . Prize Money, anil all other cairns against the Goy* ernment, collected at short nitlce. The necessary Hanks han been received, and «>,*„. ants should lile their claims promptly. ,U1L Frank G. Patterson,late Lieut, Bth. My v«i. P.M'I. Chadboubne, Iub Mai. Ist Me Cu*.' OctlG-dtf £ Great Chanct for Agent*7 WHAT The People wint; A Oomplete History of > y the Great Rebeliio.; two Vol’s inTu” co^ttin in? 1200 Royal Octavo Pigos. one> conuln Sold tor Five Dollars. Sold by Subscriptior only. Sole and Exelunve SSlSi&0f territory with liberal Ht- Forcircnlargandtenn*a^iv „raddre*, dcl..2w^ No. 233 1-2 Congress St. Portland,;Me. gehtleheh Bisnivr; Clothing Cleansed ! AN3 REPAIRED, Cannot tind a placewlicrc it can be doue more tt* their satisfaction than at No. 20 Temple Street, Second Door from Congress st. (LiF* Every Gar non t will receive prompt and ikttfc RU attention. Ladies’ Saeqnpw ! CLEANSED IN FIRST CLASS STYLE! Give me atrial and I will endeavor to please. CIURIAN H. MAHONEY. tyHigheat Cmh price paid for cast-off Clothing. Nov 21-Z-d3in _ Port hind Academy• UXIO* HALL, §5 FREE STREET. Winter Term begins Dee. 3, 1800. Pl<Py.S ot ullages and attainments received at any time in the Term, rerun* Y li.oo per term of ten weeks. , ^vato recitations and private classes attended to t»y the Principal at any hour of the clay or evening. Terms for private instruction made known on ap plication to the Principal. CHAM. O. FILLS, Principal, P. O. Box 927. 28 Hanover Street. <lec3—3w* Notice. Til FI undersigned offer their services to the pub lic as Real Estate Agents. All persons desir ing to buy, sell or lease property, are requested to call at our office 345 Congress street up stairs. All bu* lnest* entrusted to our care shall have prompt at* tout ion. H AN SON & DOW. V.C. Hanson, aug27-dtt M. G. Dow. gai-aii