Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 28, 1866, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 28, 1866 Page 4
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—"*■ i g|r “!1 _ _.e»bittfn< MalooiJ*. I Kailwn*7 Tast Christmas story. “Mug-. ! it t rom.5u," we take the description of the d dj.-’m which traveller* in England are treat ,e ed at the railway refreshment „ the picture will answer for our < gj Wlam the boy at Mugby. That's about what jj ‘ you don’t know what I mean? What ButfthinkyoudOy 1 mu* t t here.. I am tneo y XT . Junction, and what’s prou^esThoast is tha,^ it never yet re- , ^^‘‘thT^nerljthe Down Uefreshment J room at Mugby J?notb?“’ rve often &unt- ' twenty-seven cross draughts li 'f * h u. i •d'e.n while they brus!i tta:fimt cla«Jhmr twenty-seven way*) beh>nd the bottles, a | , the glasses bounded theright of a metallic bt-er, stood prt tty ^ the tea_urn and at times object that s at t the nature of the !UsKtStwSng^P £SdW‘contents which are he .line groundwork, fended oft from the travelled by* a barrier of stale sponge cakes riected atop of the counter, and lastly exposed to the g“arJ ot our Missis’s eye-yon ask a boy o situftod, next time you stop ... a hurry at Mugby, for anything to drink; you take par ticular notice that he’ll try to seem not to hear vou that ho’U appear in a absent manner to survey the line, through a transparent medi um composed of your head and body, and that he won’t serve you as long as you can poasimy bear it. That’s Me. After an inimitable description of the re freshment rooms, the landlady is sent to h ranee U> see how affairs are managed there, b le returns,and her servants are called to hear her report; THE BRITISH *»» S ^ pBEHHMfiNT rooms. onr Missis returned. It got circulated ' ,i,, vuuii" ladies, and as it might be neuetrated to me through the crevice* of the ^andohuhig Boom that she had Orrors to re veal if revelations so contemptible could be dignified with the name, Agitation became ■Twakened. Excitement was in the stirrups. Expectation stood a-t.ptoe. At length it was out forth that on our slackest evening m the week, and at our slackest time of that evening, betwixt trains, our Missis would give her views of foreign Refreshmenting, in the Bandoliuing IO«ra‘* • ‘T should not enter, ladies," says our Missis, “On the revolting disclosures I am about to make, if it was not in the hope that they will cause you to be yet more implacable in the exercise of the power yon wield in a constitutional country, and yet more devoted to the constitutional motto which I see before me t it was behind her, but the words sounded bet ter so)‘May Albion never learn!’ Here the pupils as had made the motto ad mired it, and cried: “Hear! hear! hear. Smff, showing an inclination to join in the chorus, mot himself frowned down by every brow. “The baseness of the French,” pursued our Missis, “as displayed in the (awning nature ot their Refreshmenting, equals, if not surpasses, ahy think as was ever heard of the baseness ot the celebrated Bonaparte.” Miss Whiff, Miss Pitf and me, we drored a heavy breath, equal to saying, “We thought as much” Miss Whiff and Miss Piff seeming to * object to my droring mine along with theirs, I drored another to aggravate 'em. “Shall I bo believed,” says onr Missis, with flashing eyes, “when I tell you that no sooner had I set my foot upon that treacherous shore »» Hero Sniff, either busting out maa or mint ing aloud, says in a low voice:‘‘Foot—plural, you know.” The cowering that came upon him when he tvas spurned by all eyes, added to his being be neath contempt, was sufficient punishment for a cove so groveling. In the midst of a silence rendered more impressive by the turned-up fe male Doses with which it was pervaded, our Missis went on: ■ •‘Shall I be believed when I tell you that no sooner had I landed (this word with a killing look at Sniff) on that treacherous shore, than 1 was ushered into a refreshment room where there were, I do not exaggerate, actually eat able things to eat.” A groan burst from the ladies. I not only did myself the honor of jining, but also of lengthening it out. “Where there were,” our Missis added, “not only eatable things to eat, but also drinkable things to drink." A murmur, swelling almost into n scream, ariz. Miss Piff, trembling with indignation, called out, “Name.” “ I will name,” said Our Missis. “There was roast fowls, hot and cold; there was smoking roast veal surrounded with browned potatoes; there was hot soup with (again I ask shall 1 be credited?) nothing bitter in it, and no flour to choke off the consumer ; there was a variety of cold dishes set off with jelly; there was salad; these was—mark me! fresh pastry, and that of a tight construction; there was a luscious show ■ of fruit. There was bottles aud decanters of sound small wine, of every size and adapted to every pocket; the same odious statement will apply to brandy; and these were set out upon the counter so that all could help themselves. Our Missis's lips so quivered, that Mrs. Sniff, though scarcely less convulsed than she were, got up and held the tumbler to them. “This,” proceeded our Missis, “was my fl rst unconstitutional experience. Well would it have been, if it had been my last aud worst.— But no. As I proceeded further into that en slaved aud ignorant land, its aspect became more hideous. I need not explain to this as sembly the ingredients and lormation of the British refreshment saugwich? Universal laughter—except iroiu Suin', who, as sangwich-cutter, shook his head in a state of the utmost dejection as he stood with it agin the wall. "Weill” said Our Missis, with dilated nos trils. “Take a lresh crisp long crusty penny loaf made of the whitest and best flour. Cut it longwise through the middle. Insert a fair and nicely fitting slice of ham. Tie a smart piece of ribbon round the middle of the whole, to bind it together. Add at one end a neat wrapper of clean white paper, by which to hold it, and the universal French refreshment sang wich busts on your disgusted vision." A cry of “Shame!” from all—except Sniff, which rubbed his stomach with a soothing baud. “I need not,” said Our Missis, “explain to this assembly the usual formation and fitting of the British Refreshment Itooiu?” «. “No, no,” and laughter. Sniff again shaking his head in low spirits agin the wall. “Well,” said Our Missis, “what would you say to a general decoration of everything, to hangings (sometimes elegant,) to easy velvet furniture, to abundance of little tables, to abun dance of little seats, to brisk bright waiters, to great convenience, to a pervading cleanliness and tastefulness positively addressing the pub lie and making the Beast thinking itself worth the pains.” contemptuous tury on tne part ot all tne la dies, Mrs. Snilf looking as if she wanted some body to hold her, and everybody else looking as if they’d rather not. “Three times,” said Our Missis, working her self into a truly terrimenjous state, "three times did I sec these shameful things, only be tween the coast and Paris, and not counting either; at Hazebroucke, at Arras, at Amiens. Bnt worse remains. Tell me, what would you call a person who should propose in England that there should he kept, say at our own mod el Mueby Junction, pretty baskets, each hold ing an assorted cold lunch and dessert for one, each at a certain fixed price, and each within a passenger’s power to take away, to empty in the carriage at perfect leisure, and to return at another station, fifty or a hundred miles furth er on? There was disagreement w hat such a person snoald be called. Whether revolutionist, atheist, Bright (/ said him), or un-English.— Miss Pill screeched her shrill opinion last, in the words: “A malignant maniac!” "1 adopt,” says Our Missis, “the bland set upon such a person by the righteous indigna tion of my friend Miss Piff. A malignant mani ae. Know then, that that malignant maniac has sprung from the congenial soil of France, and that his malignant madness was in un checked action on this same part of my jour ney.” I noticed that Sniff w as a rubbing bis hands, and that Mrs. Sniff had not got her eye upon him. But I did i ot take more particular uo tice, owing to the excited state in which the young ladies was, and to feeling myself called upon to keep it up with a how). “On my experience south ofParis,” said Our Missis, in a deep tone, “I will not expatiate. Too loathsome: were the task! But fancy this. Fancy a guard coming round, with the train at lull speed to inquire how many for dinner. Fancy his telegraphing forward the number of dinners. Fancy every one expected, and tlie table elegantly laid for the complete party.— Fancy a chaining dinner, in a charming room, and the head-cook, concerned lor the honor of every dish, superintending in his clean white .jacket and cap. Fancy the Beast travelling six-hundred miles on end, very fast, and with great punctuality, yet being taught to expect all this to be done lor it!” A spirited chorus of the “The Beast!” I noticed that Sniff was again rubbing his stomach with a soothing hand, and that he had drawed up one leg. But again I didn’t take particular notice, looking on myself as called upon to stimulate public feeling. It being a lark beside*. •' ®X*ry(lurTg together," said Our Mis sis,. "French Refreshments comes to this, and O it comes to a nice total! First: eatable things to eat and drinkable things to drink.” A groan from the young ladies, kep’ up by me. “Second: convenience, and even elegance.” Another grojn from the young ladies, kep’ up by me. ’ 1 “Third: moderate charges.” Iliis time a groan from me kep up by the young ladies. “Fourth: and here,” says Our Missis, “I claim your angriest sympathy—attention, com mon civility, nay, even politeness!” Me and the young ladies regularly raging mad altogether. Nnagbtr Girls, A custom prevails in Borne European cities of quietly removing et armis persons who insist on disturbing the audience in theater or opera house .with selfish and untimely noise. If young ladies, or those who have the garb if not the manners of such, continue to indulge at New Fork places of amusement in prac tices which can be described by no milder terms, we really must urge that it will con tute a fit ™«*r to. “ ““r3„us at fo« lice, The nuisance r whichP the con- (B c . fternoon performances wi»° Wh8. „.tors think properto cadi tnotmee hich er the. absenc ot male ’ ,ves ads young women to misconduct the. n^ tb this unseemly almost impos- ^ sow that it has “* e »re espec- * bis to enjoy a day. [**' auy theatre in tl lly of a musical ti!e msuffera')'*‘ and most in- w ,wn because oftte ^ wh if appear- i elicate noise made oy ^ surely ^have teamed ^ manners" at horn. Vhat with the giKk>‘ug, the and nd the bustle oftnese^ fa> ^aturbers, the uditorium is made more .,go a village school in >n uproar than a tehiple 0t art where ladies nd gentlemen supposed to assemble to tnjoy th5 works of famous masters; and, what s amusing as well as irritating, the slightest , nark of impatience or reproval of their un easonable antics is apt to be received very nmch as insulting proposals may he lupposeu ;o be by an indignant spinster. . There is something very charming mtliein lications of good spirits, and the laughter of girls has been celebrated by Byron, as well as by older poets, as among the moat melodiously delightful of sounds. But there is a place for everything, and we go to theatres not to lis ten to the aufience but to the players.. Habits such as those grow rapidly worse through be ing unchecked; and we are not surprised to hear that intelligent loreignera are invariably doubtful ot the character of ladies who commit themselves in a manner which, to their eyes, is so equivocal. It is quite as inconsistent with good breeding to spoil the pleasure of one’s company in a large or public place as it iB in a small or private one, and it is surprising that so many who would be outraged by a man’s walking into their drawing-rooms with a cigar in his mouth and his hat on, should so repeat edly be guilty of infriugemeuts which are in no degree less improper. We have heard1® whole act of a favorite opera positively spoiled by the racket of a bevy of pretty girls, while the poor patient men sat silently under the infliction, unable or uuwilliug to venture a word of re monstrance. Surely this absurd and unlady-likc habit should be peremptorily abated. It is not only disagreeable to all of the audience who do not yield to its temptations, but disrespectful and peculiarly annoying to the artists. The latter have a right to expect that those who do not care to listen to them will stay away from their performance; and the contrary practice, as wfl have frequently seen, has the effect to make them careless, slovenly, and even imper tinently familiar with the audience. Thus the character of the representations steadily de teriorates, and art is in consequence the suffer er. We know of no petty evil or abuse inci dent to our growing metropolitan society which is in its way more preposterous and discredita ble than the one we cite Jt is altogether un worthy of the city, and of what are or shquld be the standards of its intelligence and good breeding; and we should be glad to see some signs of reformation which should promise an entire cossation of such childish discourtesy for thp tuture,—liound T’q&te. Brtnarkable Discovery. We mentioned some weeks since the fact an nounced by the Quebec papers, of the discov ery of the tomb and remains of the famous French explorer, Champlain. The circumstan ces attending the finding of these interesting relics are thus detailed by the Boston Tran script: Samuel de Champlain, the noble founder of Canada, was buried at Quebec two hundred and thirty years ago, and the place ot his in termout has remained a mystery, though it appears by the records of the time that a tomb was constructed for him in a chapel which was known by his name. The mystery has just been solved by the indefatigable research of two ecclesiastics of Quebec, the Abbe Laver diere and Casgrain, both of whom are well known as accomplished and able investigators of Car adian history. A most patient and per sistent sitting of ancient records brought them to the conclusion that the chapel and tomb must have been in tte lower town of Quebec, at a certain point immediately under the prec ipice on which the upper towu is built. Ac cordingly they went to the spot in question, and iound that the acqueduct, constructed some ten years ago, had apparently destroyed all traces of the supposed tomb, the chapel which contained it having long since disap peared. Those iamiiiar with Quebec will remember the long stairway which descends from Moun tain Street to Champlain Street. Near the foot of these stairs was the spot which the two archaeologists had been led to believe was the site of the tomb. It only remained to inquire of those engaged in building the acqueduct whether any such remains had been discov ered in the progress of the work. They went to Mr. O’Donnell, Assistant Engineer of the Water Works, who had superintended this part of the structure. He replied promptly that an ancient vaulted tomb had been found at the place in question, containing a coffin of human lames, and that he was so much struck with the character of the discovery that he had included a section of the vault with measure ments and other indications concerning it, in one of his plans. This plan he found and pro duced. He conducted MM. Lavardiere and Casgrain to the place and showed them what was still to be seen of the old vault, within which a new one,for the purposesof the aque duct, had been made, nearly obliterating the inscription on the wall, where, however, some of the letters of Champlain's name may still be distinguished. The bones had been removed immediately after the vault was discovered aud-Mr. O’Don nell could not tell what had become of them.— It appeared, on further inquiry, that they had been given to the Abbe Langevin, the priest of a neighboring parish, well known in Canada as the author of several antiquarian and histori cal publications. He had placed them in a box and kept them for some time, hut afterwards caused them to he buried, still in the box, in the Koman Catholic cemetery for unbaptised infants. He directed the spot to be marked but this it seems was neglected, for when we last heard from Quebec, the box, had not yet been found, though an attempt to'that end liad been made. There can be no doubt that the bones will soon be recovered and that the remains of the founder of Canada will be honored with a monument worthy of him. Boston Stock Lkl. Sales at the Brokers’ Beard, Dec 27. American Gold. 131 United States Coupons, Jan. 131 United States 7 3-lftths, 1st series. 1W “ small. 104 “ 2d series.IW “ 3d series. 104, Ulined States 6-20s, 1802. 105 “ July, 1806. 1074 United States i'on-tortles. so} Vermont Central 2d mortgage bonds. 41 Portland. Saco 6: Portsmouth Railroad. 1104 MARRIED. In this city, Doc, 22, by Rev. Dr. Burgess, William David Hutt, of Prince Edward’s Island, and Anne Mackenzie, of Portland. in this city, Dec. 22, bv Rev. Dr. Burgess, Samuel Belles and Caroline Moira Ifoit, both of Portland. In Harrison, Dec. 14, Lorenzo G. Plummer and Miss Lizzie M. Barker, both of Bridgbm. In North Woodstock, Nov. 24. by Elder J. Whit man, William Chamber ain, of N. W., and Miss Tamar W. Cushing, of Lisbon. In Brunswick, llec. 1G, Win. P. Hutchinson and Hanna • M. Campbell. In Brunswick, D. e 19, Charles W. Meniani, of llarpswell, and Jane S. Poster, of Topshani. In Boothbav, Nov. 29, Cbas. U. Sherman and Miss Josephine Reed. DIED. In Bath, Dec. 21, Miss Fanny M., daughter of the late Capt. Wyman Morse, aged'31 years. In Bath, Dec. 23, Miss Betsey X. Robinson, ag d 77 years. In Northport, Mr. Leonard S. Tenney, aged 40 yrs. 4 months. In Augusta Dec. 1, Mr. Joseph Benson, aged 19 years. In Litchtield, Nov. 30, Mr. Iliiam C. Douglass, aged 24 years; Dec. 4, Emma LirtlelieJd, aged 17 years. IMPORTS. MATA NZ AS. Barque Rachel — 100 000 orange.?, 30 j pine apples, to order. DEPAK'il KL OF OCItiAA’ STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. Damascus.Portland. ..Liverpool.Dec 29 City ot Boston.New York. .Liverpool.Dec 29 Corsica.New York.. Havana.Dec 31 Ocean Queen,.New York. .California.Dec 31 New York.New York.. Asp inwall.Dec 31 Java.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 2 City ol Dublin.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 2 Moro Castle.New York. .Havana.Jan 3 AUemannia.New York..Hamburg.Jan 5 City of Cork.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 5 Australasian.New York.. Liverpool.Jan 9 Eagle.New York.. Havana.Jan 10 Pennsylvania.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 12 Hanza.New York. .Bremen.Jan 13 Miuiuiurc Almanac.December 28* Sun ri es. 7.29 I Moon rises. AM Sun sets.4.30 | High water. 4.45 PM XI A R I 1ST K IST 10 W S FORT OF PORTLAND. Thursday* December 27* ARRIVED. Barque R ebel, (ot Portland) Mitchell, Matanzaa 11th inst. Brig Snow Bird, (Br) Bacon, Matanzas 11th inst. Sch Jerusha Baker, Barberick, Boston. Sch Utica, Thorndike, Rockland. Sch Albatross, Crockett, Waldoboro. CLEARED. Brig H S Emery, Fitts, Sagua—Churchill, Browns & Mai. sen. Brig a J Ross, Small, Matanza?—Churchill, Brown & Manson. Sch W e Alexander, Bowden, Havana—Thomas Asencio & Co. Sch Hannie Westbrook, Littlejohn. Boston—Phiu ney & Jackson. Scb Ida L Howard, McDuffie, Boston—Chase,Cram & Sturdivant. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. BOOTHBA Y, Dec 19 Ar. sclis V and alia, Lewis, Portland; Lucy Jane, Nash, Rockland tor Boston; Carrie Lee, from Ellsworth tor do. Dec 22—Ar, sch Robt Woodruff, Kinney, Winter port for Boston. pnltimore; acuvc. * « i orooK, aj lor ao; saome, i •) Hay, St George, for Portland. NOT HUE X O MARINER' Hie wreck of ship, fill to Dyer, - * ,, <n«t bv coUi*i©n.ben*i*m • *r',”vZi Hunk on .l?4hv W MS-teSST lr0m F^e Ialand i.ight udv^iook ’ Her tooaaii^ nt ,abmit 10 miles from fh water at low*tide - » 'F<ls 0X6 barel,V covered me </>X i lie wreck lies directly in „rd «*** vessels irom the East £?.’ Jjn » eoa^£.ves“ passing betweer. anil Southern --■ DISASTERS. KamneCB Hamilton, Sheppard, irom New York hr Portland, in ballast, got ashore on Point Judith, ibout 4* o’clock, morning of the 24th, and will pro iab‘v g > to pieces. At the time of the grounding the lani'ue was drawing seven feet ot water and was ibout two hundred yards Irom the shore: she kept aumping and drifted up to within a hundred yards vhen she swung round and beeamo unmanageable. She had but one boat, and this was shivered to pieces igainst the vessel's side, in consequence ol the strong ament which sets round the Point. A line was rnn ■ut and floated to the shore, when another boat was hstened 10 it and drawn out to the wreck, and the :rcw safely landed. When they lelt, the 3heathlng ivas tearing oft' the barque and the ballast coming jut. she was a good vessel ol 209 tons, rated A2, w as built at Falmouth in 1849 and ovvuedin Port land by Wm Chase, and others. Brig Milwauk e, ot Cherrytield. at New York Irom Port Spain, had heavy galea on the passage, lost fore sail and split other sails. Sch Frances, which got ashore on Kittery Point in the gale of Oct 1st, was purchased by parties In Portsmouth lor $1000. She was resenlly got off and while towing Into port, suddenly sunk near Pumpkin Island, but she was raised again on Sunday and got into the harbor. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar23d, ship Invincible, Les ter, New York. NEW ORLEANS—Cld 25lh, brig J II Kennedy, Briggs, Providence. Ar below 2litk, si,ip Tlios Fish, Irom 1 homaston. Towed to sea 8th, ship El Dorado, and brig Maria SAVANNAH—Ar 19th, brig L Staples, Stowers, Cardenas; John Fr email, Baiter, Boston. Cld 20th, brig Selma, Gibbs, New York. WILMINGTON, NO—Ar 21th, brig P M Tinker, Bernard, Boston. HAMPTON ROADS—Ar 2?d, 6clis J G Curti«, tin Bostou; Jessie Hart, from Baltimore for Bostou; Clara W Elwell, from Bath for Baltimore. BALTIMORE—Cld 22d, brig Fannie Lincoln, Col lins, Bostou; schs Ella Fish. Wiley, Charleston; B F Lovell, Leavitt, New York. PHILADELPHIA—Clt4 24lh, brig Leonard Myers, Weeks, Rio Janeiro. Ar 20th, ship David Crockett, Burgess, San Ft p cisco, 94 days passage. At Delaw are Breakwater 21st, ship Uncle Joe, fin Philadelphia tor Antwerp; Hudson, from do lor Ac capuleo; brigs D B Doauc, from Savannah lor Phila delphia ; E 1* Svvett. from Philadelphia lor Bath. NEW YORK—Ar 24th, ship Lawrence Brown, Jauvtin, f-alcutta; brig Hazard, Cqttrell, Havana; tell Mary STibietts, Shaw, Providence. Ar2oth, barnue llva, Berry, Irom Maracaibo; brig Music, Klein, Hong Kong; Marla Wheeler,Wheeler, Port Poyal; Rachel Coney, Coney, Bangor. At 2thh, brigs Isabella Jewett. Walker, and Eurus, Ackley, liangor; sells A J Dyer, Kelley, St John; I) Williams, Hnnt, Bahamas. " b Also ar 29th, brig Tangent, Gould, Calais; sobs Trident, Jameson, Philadelphia for Boston; Camilla, Appleby, Eltzabethport for do. Cld 2iith, barque St»T J0”?; Anderson, Marseilles; sch Keokuk. Small, Clentiiegos. Cld 24th, ship J P Wheeler, Harris, Bristol, E; set s Carrie Holmes, lloliucs, savannah; Massachu setts. Buck, Boston, PROVIDENCE—Ar 25th, sch Honest Ahe, Corn ery, EUzabethport. Sid 25th, sch Allred F Howo, Ellis, Portland. NEWPORT—Ar 25th, sells Jas Brophy, Packard, Providence for Baltimore; Mary Jane, Gardiner, Nfiw Vork. Sid, schs Ida May, American Chief, Taos Hix, ana Sea Queen. In port 26th, brigs Manzoni, Carlson, New Bedfurd for Iiucksville. SC; Mattano, Jarvis. Ellsworth loj New York; sch Sedona, Teel, Portland for Chesa peake hay. NEW BEDFORD—Sid 25th, brig S D Hart, Bur gess, Bangor; sch Margaret Ann, Whelpley, Port land. HOLMES’HOLE—Ar 25 li, schs Marcus Hunter, Orr, New York tor Portland; Carrie M Rich, An.es bury, Rockpoi t for New York. Ar 26th, schs Sea Queen, GuptiU, Baltimore lor Boston; Tiros Hix, Perry, New York for do; Rip pling Wave, Gross, Frank tori: lyr New York, BOSTON—Ar z5th, barques Caroline Lemout, Bowker, New Orleans; Flora Southard, McIntyre, do; schs Queen ol the West, Rogers, do; Malabar, Burgess, Rondout. ( Id 25th, sch Comet, Mitchell, Machlas. Sid, ships Palar Star, and Old Dominion. Ar 27th, ship Franklin, Bursley, Manila; sch T J Trarton, Toplcy. Baltimore. Below, ship Ocean Rover, trom Batavia. SALEM—Ar 20th, sell Addio P Stimpson, John* sou, New York. GREEN’S LANDING—Ar 20tb, sch Sabine, (Br) Page, St George, NB, tor Portland. BATH—Ar24ih, brig Lincoln Webb, Wylie, from Georgetown, SC. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Hong Kong Qct 14, eh p Win Wilcox, Man ter, lor San Francisco. At Batavia Oct 29, ship Sool o, Hutchinson, tor Boston Nov 20. At San Juan del Sur, Dec —. ship Uncle Toby, Piukliam, trom Philadelphia. Ar at Castelmare, 5th in6t, brig Clara P Gibbs, Gardiner, Bangor. Sid im Buenos Ayres Oct 27th, barque Templar, Sherman, New York. In port Oct 26. barques White Wing, Ross, and Enoch Benner, Benner, unc. Ar at Barbadoes 2d insr, brig Gilmer Meredith, Graves, Pensacola. At Curacoa 8th inst, sell Fatmy Elder, Shea, for New York. **“ At St Jago 15th inst, brig Lydia H Cole, Sampson, tor New York, Ar at St John, NB, 20th inst, sch Jack Easy, Bul lerwell, Portland. [Additional ptr Allemauia.) Ar at Liverpool Stb inst, Resolute, Freeman, ftn New York; Rochester. Percy, New Orleans. Sid 8th, ocean Spray, Nichols, Galveston. Cld 7th, Martha. King, Mobile; Andrew Johnson, Curling, Callao. Ent out 8th, C C Horton, Kelley, Boston; Luzon, Robinson, Barbadoes. Ar at London 11th, Freedom, Bradley, New York. Ar at Deal 8th, Hudson, Prat',London lor N'York, (and proceeded); Josiah L Hale, Nowell, Shields for Madras, (and anchored.) Oif Portland loth, Ivanhoe, Chestney, from liver pool lor San Francisco. Ar at Londondeiry 8th inst, Hattie E Tapley, Tap ley, trom lquiquc,(with loss ol maiutopgaliant mast.) Sid ftn Batavia Oct, 14, Montrose, Small, tor Sour abaya. Sid ftn Souiabaya Oct 12, Addison, Sloan, for Hol land. Aral Calcutta Jth inst, Lsttio Warren, Holmes, Liverpool. Ar at Smyrna I9tb ult, Rebecca Goddard, Manaon, Briedisl. Ar at Genoa 7th hist, Sarah B Crosby, Crosby, ftn New York; 8th, Rosamond, Wallace, do. Ar at Valencia 28th ult, I F Chapman, Norton, New York. Algociras—Ar in the Roads prev to 3d inst—W H Prescott, Batcliclder, Callao; Robert Porter, Nichols and Odessa, Nichols, from do-all for orders. Ar at Brouwersliaven 7th inst, Moonlight, Nichols, Baltimore (and sailed 8th tor Holvoet.) Ar at Antwerp 7tli inst,' Stella, Crocker, from Bal timore. Gibraltar, Dec 4—Barque Robert Porter, fm Callao was in collision oft’ Tania on the evening of the 1st inst, carried away jibboom and foretopmast, stove bulwarks, Arc. SPOKEN. Dec 11, North of Bermuda, sch Mary E Nason, im Boston lor Jacrnel. Dec 15, oft Cape Hatteras, ship Wallace, Carney, from New Orleans for Liverpool. No date, lat 40 an, Ion 71 b8, barque S W Holbrook, from Portland tor Cienfuegos. TEH GREAT ENGLISH REMEDY. PROTECTED BY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT SIR JAMES CLARKE’S Celebrated Female Fills. Prepared from a prescription qf Sir J. Clarke, AI,D., Physician Extraordinary to the Queen. This invaluable medicine is unfailing in the cure ot all those painful and dangerous diseases to which the female constitution is subject, it moderates all excess and removes all obstructions, lrom whatever cause, and a speedy cure may be relied on. TO MARB.1LD LADIES it is particularly suited. It will,in a time short,bring on the monthly period w ith regularity. CAUTION. These Pills should not be taken by Females during the FIRST THREE MONTHS of Pregnancy, as they arc sure to bring on Miscarriage, but at any other time they are saje. In all cases oi Nervous and spinal Atiectious, Pains in the Lack aud Limbs, Fatigue on slight exertion, Palpitation of the Heart, Hysterics, and Whites, these Pills will eflect a cure when all other me ms have failed; and although a powerful remedy, do not contain iron, calomel, antimony, or anything hurtful to the constitution. Full directions in the pamphlet around each pack age which should be carefully preserved. SOLD R Y ALL DRVQvIS i'S. Price $1 per bottle* SPECIAL NOTICE. It is the fate qf every valuable Medicine to be Coun terfeited. Be cautious, therefore, and see that the let ters “T. tr M.f are blown in the bottle, and that each wrapper bears thefac similes of the signatures of I. C. Baldwin If Co., and Job Moses, &F' Without uhich none are genuine. N. B.—$1 00 with eighteen cents lor postage, en* clo-ed to any authorised Agent, or to the sole General Agent for the United States aud British Dominions, JOB MOSES, 27 Cortlandt St., New York, will ensure a bottle, containing 50 Pills, by return mail, securely sealed lrom all observation. LIFE—HEALTH-STRENGTH, LIFE-HEALTH-S iRENGTH. LI c E-HEALTH—STRENGTH. Hundreds aud thousands annuallv die premature ly, when, ii they would give the Great French Item 'll, DR. JUAN DELAMARE’S CELEBRATED SPECIFIC PILLS. Prepared by Garanciere & Dupont, No. 214 rue Lombard, Paris, from the prescription oi Dr. Juan Delamarre, Chief Physician to the Hospital du Nord ou Lariboisiere, a fair trial, they would find immedi ate rebel, and, in a short time, be fully restored to Health and Strength. It is used iu the* practice oi many eminent French physiriaus, with uniform suc cess, and highly rccomenued as the only positive and Specific Remedy tor all persons suffering fr om General or Sexual Debility, all derangement of the Nervous Forces. Melancholy, Spermatorrhoea or Seminal Emissions, all Weaknesses arising from Sexual Ex cesses or Youthful Indiscretions, Loss of Muscular Energy, Physical Prostrations, Nervousness, Weak Spine, Lowness of Spirits, Dimness of Visi n, Hy sterics, Pains in the Back and Limbs, Impotency.&c. No language can convey an adequate idea or the immediate and almost miraculous change it produces in the debilitated and shattered system. In tact, it stands unrivalled as an unfailing cme of the mala dies above mentioned. Suffer no more, but use The Great French Remedy, it will effect a cure w here all others fail, and, although a powerful remedy, contains nothing hurtful totne most delicate constitution. Pamphlets, containing full particulars and direc tions for using, in English, French, Spanish and Ger man, accompany each box, and also are sent free to any address when requested. Priee One Dollar per box, or six boxes lor Fiv Dol lars. Sold by all Druggists throughout the world; or will bo sent by mail, securely sealed from all observation, by inclosing specified price, to anv authorized agent. Proprietors’ General Agents for America, ©SCAR G. MOSES & CO., 27 Cortlandt St., New York. W. F. PHILLIPS & CO., Portland. Wholesale Agent. Sold at Retail by every Druggist in Maine. I June 13eodeow&wly Flour Barrels L ON and after January 2d, 1867, we shall resume the purchase of Flour Brls. FOR CASH, at the "Office of the Portland Sugar Co., 97 1-9 Danforth St. de27dlm J.B.BBOW W A SONS. A Drug Clerk Wanted. /ANR who has had several years’ experience. V/ Address P. O. Box 1046. Dee. 1*7 d3t* Wanted. A YOUNG man of color desires employment as house servant, or out of doors work, taking care horses and as driver. Has been in Mr J. B. Brown’s employ tor four years past, and can give the best tes timonials as to character and capability. Please apply to the office of J. Is. BROWN & SONS, 27 Danforth Street. dc24dlw* WM HEATHMAN. Book Agents Wanted. FOR every town in the State. For terms apply to or address, J. PATTEN FITCH, dc20d2\v * No 233£ Congress Street, Portland, Me. Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each lor first class Flour Barrels suitable for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., uovl3dtf 139 Commercial street. $5! Agents Wanted 2 $1© tMVE to Ten Dollars per day, by the Hartford Publishing Co. Box 1600 Portbuni, Maine. Portland Dec. 17 dint* AGENTS WANTED, For Frank Moore*. New Work "WOMEN OF THE WAR.” AGENTS will flmi this a book of real merit and in trinsic value—SUBJECT NEW—intensely inter esting and exciting No Work ever attracted and engaged the public mind like tbia. Everybody wants it, and thousands will purchase it as soon as an op portunity ia afforded them. Bead 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,espcciaUy. Another sayB: “Women of the War” is the book of the season. Another, 137 Orders in Pour Davs. One reports 17 orders the first day of canvassing. Intelligent, active Males or Females will find the sale ol this workapleasantandiucrotieeemployment. This hook has no competitor—it comes fresh and new to the people. Tho territory is clean and clear.— Agents understand the advantages in this particular. For ftrli particulars send for Circular. Address C. A. CllAPIN, Phoenix Building, Boom 13, Boston, Mass. decUd&Wlm Wanted Immediately, 4 AA Good American, Nova Scotia and Iyish iUU GUIs to do housework, cook, 4-c., In pri vate lamilies ami hotels in this citv and country. Situations sure. The best wages paid. Also 50 Girls to work in Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, as we will supply them free of charge. Address or apply at the General Agency Employment Office, 3514 Congress Street, up stairs. COX & PGWARS, sept26dtl late WJil'4’NEY 6c CO. BOARD AND ROOMS. __ TO LET. WITHOUT Board, a pleasant trout >oou. taru islied, in the Western part of tue city, to one or two single gentlemen. Address Box 42 Boat Of fice, Portland. oov l# tt* LOST AND FOUND. Found. APORTEMONNAIE supposed to contain money. The owner can have the same by calling at No 2 Deering Block, and paring for this notice. Dec 25031* _ __J. H. FOGG. L 0 8 T ! BETWEEN the Grand T.unk and P. S. & P. Depot, A Solid Leather Portmanteau, Checked with a Boston and N. Y. Check, No. 989. The finder will he suitably rewarded by leaving It at the P. S, » p. Depot. decl9d2w LOST! A LARGE sized Morocco Wallet, containing two i Railroad passes and a number ot palters of no ' use to anyperson but the owner. Any person return ing the same to this office, or C. R. Chisholm & Bro., 307 Congress street, will be suitably rewarded, December 11. dtf Ilfi^AL ESTATE. House for Sale, SITUATED on the corner of Lincoln and Ander son Streets. It is a new house, one and a half stories, with an ell—good well of water, &c. House nearly iinished. Price $1,700. Apply to Mrs, HASKELL on the premises dec 25 dlw* For Sale. AVEltk desirable and convenient 1£ story house, with barn, wood shed and carriage house, 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 au abundance of currants, gooseberry, strawber ry, &c., with very best ot water, large brick cistern and furnace in the cellar; a splendid garden and in a tirst rate neighborhood, and in every way a desira ble proi»erty. Immediate possession given. Prioe only $5000. HANSON & DOW, Real Estate Agents, No. 315 Congress Street, dec 3—dim VTOTICE. 1 will sell on favorable berms as to Xl payment, or let for a term of years, the lots on the corner ol Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street, including the corner of Franklin and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH REED, Attorneys, Portland. jyl2ti HOUSE AND LOT tor sale at Cape Elizabeth Fer ry,—house nearly new. Enquire ol A .P. COLE at the Ferry, or W. H.MANSFELD, Portland Steam Packet Co. jul U dtf OlfMAL.fi, in Gorham, tilteen minutes walk Irom the Depot, a nearly new, neat Cottage House, Barn and out buildings,having all the conven iences and in prime condition. It is situated near a grove and a snort distance from the County read. Apply to *f. E. STEVENS. Gorham, J uly 17. First Class Houses for Sale.

WE offer tor sale the eight tirst class brick houses, recently built by us, situated on Pine Street, between Clark and Carleton Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slate rooffc, brick drains, and marble mantelpieces throughout.— They will be sold at a low urice, and on very tavora ble terms. Apply at our office, No. 271 Dantorth St. J. IS. BROWN & SONS, or WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, opposite the Preble House. October 10, I860. dtf House Lots on India St., for Sale. TTiNQUIRE of CONANT * RAND, £i 153 Commercial Street, or on H. M. PAYSON, P- rtland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange Street. Desirable Store Lots FOB SAlLE, N COmMEBCIAL HXULLT. f pHE subscribers after for sale the lot of Lund on X the southerly Bide ol Commercial Street, head ol Dana’s Wharf, measuring 72 by 150 feet. For fur ther particulars Inquire JONAS H. PEIiLKY. Oct 18 tf__or W. S. DANA. Valuable Beal Estate on Elm St. FOE SALE. a POUJLTON of the “DAY” Estate on Elm Street, comprisltig over 2bU0o loot ol land, together with Brick Houses, Mable Ac. This i roperty is lo cated on Elm ami Cumberland streets all susceptible of improvement, and lias a no at on Elm slrcel oj 2*‘2 tool. The above property is ollcred lor sale either in por tions or collcelively, on liberal terms. Apply to aug'JO— 11 J OHN C. 1*1100X0! i. For Lease. rpHE valuable lot of land corner ot Middle and X Plumb Streets, for a term ot years. Enquire Of C. C. AilTCHELL A SON, Aug. 28, ISCC-dll_lib Fore Street. m House for Sale, No 32 Myi tie Street. En quire at No. 8 Central Wharf. July 12—tltf Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. ri>HE Oxford House, pleasantly situated iu tlie vil 1 lageof F’ryeburg, Oxford eouuly, Alaine. is ot tered lor sale at a bat gain, II applied tor soon. The Houbo is large, In good repair, with lurnlture and bxtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For full particulars inquire ot llOKATIO BOOTHBY, ,, Proprietor. Or Hanson & Dow, 345 Congress st. Fryeburg, Sept. 2U, 1*66. dtf Farm for Sale. 1 WILL sell iny farm near Allen's Comer West brook, about three miles from Portland, one mile from horse cars, anil Westbrook Seminary. Said ikriu contains about 100 acres, paid of it very valuable lor Ullage, and part ol il for building lots. There is a good ln.asc, two large barus, and out hous es on the premises. It will he sold together, or hi lot* to suit purchasers CYltUS TlIURLOW, sepll-cltl ,05 Commercial St. VTOTICE is hereby given, that the subscriber has i-X been duly appointed and taken upon h.mself the trust ol' Administrator with the Will aunexod of the estate of EL1PHALET WEBSTER, late of Portland, in the County ol Cumberland, mer chant, deceased, and given bonds aa the law dtrccta. All persons having demands upon the estate of said deceased, axe required to exhibit the same; and a 1 parsons indebted to said estate are oalled upon to make payment to JOSEPH H. WEBSTER, Administrator with Will annexed. Portland, Dee. 18, I6W. dec 21 dlaw3w Soap Sad*, Wash Women and Clothes Wringers Clone up! Paper Collars, Paper Bosoms, PAPER ROWS ! Does the business—a very large assortment just received at LEWIS TOPPAN’S, dc24dlw * Cor. Congress and Casco Sts. ^3T"8end your orders for Job Work to DailyPres ^ INSl/tr AWCfc P0^?n<Tv Fire insurance Co. A rflr«S- ^dend of 5 per cent., has been de al Office. ' *»ayablc °n the first day of January next, arp^aiu^ rti wli0 ^ave not J’ai<l ^beir Premium Notes nf thfl* 10 80 at once» as by the requirements ?*J~¥ ^'barter .*aid Notes must so < n pass into an At iorr.ey'*g hands for collection, with cost, if not adjust e*‘ EDWARD SHAW. Secretary. _p<y . 27. nl5t Reliable Insurance ! W. D. LITTLE & Co, General Insurance Ar/ents, Offices (for the present)at No 79 Commercial St,& 30 Market Square, (Lancaster Hall Building,) ('ci£TINEE to represent the following First VV Class hire Companies, viz: Phtrnix, Of Hanford, Ct. Merchants’, Of Hartford, Cl. City Fire, Of Hanford, Cl. North American, Of Hartford, Ct. New England, Of Hartford, Ct. Atlantic, Of Providence, K. I. Atlantic Mutnal, Of Exeter, N. H. And arc prepared to place any amount wanted on Uood property, at the most favorable rates. Tvfe^^5^aAN9.\IEEAUE Property, and CITY Dw ELLING3 and Household Furniture insured for a term of years, on highly lavorable rates. LOSSES PROMPTLY ADJUSTED AND PAID as heretofore, at our office. Every loss of these of ficcd by the great lire in this Citv, was paid up with out any delay, difficulty or discount, (nt more than simple interest,) to the entire satisfaction of all the parties, to whom we are at liberty to refer. Dec. 27 dtf X o w IS THE TIME TO INSURE! WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of" New York. Cash Assets, $18,000,000. Increasing at the rate of $300,000 per month. Auother Grand Dividend! WILL be made on the first of February next. Those who insure at this time will derive the benefit of that dividend, which will add largely to the sum insured, or may be used in payment or fu ture premiums. It is the best New Year’s Gift ! A man can bestow on his family, in view of the un certainty of life. Many Pollies now subsisting with this Great Company arc yielding a labor increase, as the Allowing cases will show: No of Am’t Am’t of Dividend Policy. Insured Prom. Pd. Additional 518 *8500 2252,25 *2710,22 6Sj 500 201,23 375,02 7767 8000 3099,20 4836,87 7862 6000 2608,00 3217,84 10325 1000 359,80 544.52 10793 3U00 ' 1066,20 1579,53 4110 1000 533,90 685,93 12410 1500 410,93 623,24 i'-i'1' Many more cases with similar results and names can be furnished to those who will Ac or us with a call at our office. jy Do not fail to examine Into the advantages this Orem Company presents before insuring elso where, by applying at the Agency of W. »• IiITTIiK & CO., Office 79 Commercial St., Up Stairs. jyNon-Forfoiting, Endowment, Ten Year, and all other torm of Policies are issued by this Company on more favorable advantage than by any otherc om pany. dec27dtf FARMERS OWNERS OF lTvE STOCK. The Hartford Live Stock Ins, Co., Cash Assets, - - - $170,000 Alt Paid In ana Securely Invested, ■» is n -w prepared to issue Polices ou HORSES. CATTLE, and LIVE STOCK of all kinds, against DEATH oi THEFT at moderate rates of Premium, Farmers and Owners of Valuable Horse., ■arable-keeper. nud others, Nowhayean opportunity to in me with a sound and reliable company, against loss by F1KE, DISEASE, or ACCIDENTAL CAUSES, and from THIEVES. POLICIES ISSUED BY W. 1>, LITTLE & CO., General Agents, At Office. No. 70 Commercial Street, And in Lancaster Hall Building, Market Square, PORTLAND. G3P*Canva88er8 and Sub-Agents Wanted. Dec 14—d&wGw ATLANTIC Mutual Insurance Company. 51 Wall St, cor. William, NEW YORK, January, 18CG. Insures a^aiust Marine and Inland Navi gation Risks. The whole profits ot the Company revert to the Assured, and arc divided annually, upon the Premi ums terminated during ihe year; and lor which Cer tificates are issued, bearing interest until redeemed. The Dividend was 40 per cent, in each of the years 1863-4, and 5, and 35 per cent, in 1866. The Company has Ansels, Orer Twelve Million Dollars, viz:— United States and State of New-York Stocks, City, Bank and other Stocks, $4,828,685 Loans secured by Stocks and otherwise, 3,330,350 Premium Notes and Bills Receivable, Real Estate, Bond and Mortgages and other se curities, 3,650,025 United States Gold Coin, S0,4tU) Cash In Bank 3to,550 *12,199,970 L RUSTEEH. John L). Jones, Wm. Sturgis, Charles Dennis, Henry K. Bogert; W.H. H. Moore, Joshua J. Henry, Henry Coit, Dennis Perkins, Wm. C. Pickeisgiil, Jos. Gallard, Jr., Lewis Curtis, J. Henry Burgy, Chas. H. Russell, Cornelius Grinnell, Lowell Holbrook, C. A. Hand. R. Warren Weston, B.J. Howland, Royal Phelps, Benj. Babcock, •Caleb Barstow, Fletcher Westray, A. P.Pillot, Rubt. B. Mint urn, Jr, Wm. E. Dodge, Gordon W. Burnbam, Geo. G. Hobson. Fred’k Cbaunccy, David Lane, James Low, James Bryce, Geo. S. Stephenson, Leroy M. Wiley, Wm. H. Webb Daniel S. Miller, John D. Jones, President Charles Denni*, Vice-President. W. H. H. Moore. 2d Vice-Prc$t. J. D. Hewlett, 3J Vice-Prcst. J. H. C hap man , Secretary. Applications tor Insurance with the above named Company received and forwarded by .Volin W. iffiiiigi r, CorrfNpoudcnl. &pl4dlmeod!)m&w6w CONDENSED STATJEJIJGNT Of the condition of the Bay State Fire Insurance Co., Of Worcester, Mass., A s made to Secretary of State, Nov. 1,1866. Capital Stack,.9150,000. Amount of Capital Stock actually paid in, $101,800. amount of assets. U. S. Bonds, par value,. 43,730,00 State of Vormont Stocks,. 5,000,00 Bank Stocks in Worcester and Boston,. 45,485,00 Rail Road Stocks,. 12,831,00 Loaned City of Worcester on demand, . 20,000,00 Loaned with Collateral,. 5,000,00 Cash on hand,. 9,382,15 Cash in hands of agents,.. 2,782,03 Other Cash Items,. 1,200,00 $145,410,18 LIABILITIES. Ain’t of losses due and unpaid,. 295,00 Amount of losses claimed and unpaid,. 4,475,00 Am’t of losses reported upon which tho liabil ity of the Company is not determined,.. 6,200,00 10,970,00 W. S. Davis, President. L. C. Parks, Secretary. J. O. WEBSTER, Age lit, dec8d3w No 10 South Street. LS. Tnoubley, General Insurance Broker, • would Inform his many friends and the pubJ'e generally that he is prepared t > continue the Insur ance Busin ss as a Broker, and can place Fire, Life and Marino Insurance to «,ny extent in the best Com panies in the United States. Ail business entrusted to my c re shal. be faithlu ly attended to. Oflkce at C. M. Rice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. juliGtl B E n O V A L . Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE 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 tbc most favorable terms. Bar*-Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to call. November 5, 1886. dtf INSURANCE. 8TATE.UE.Vr OF TUB CONDITION - OB' THE - A M E It I C A N Popular Life Insurance Company, OF NEW VOKK, - ON xug _ First Day of December, A. D. 180(1, As made to the Secretary of the St*,e of jik;ne. Amount of Capital Stock, »10ft (.,n Amount of Capiud Stock paid in and I * invested in u. S.securities, ) *100,000 00 Amount at ltisk, C8C.200 oo assets: Cash in Bank, $4,908 41 Premium Notes, 897 14 U. S. Stocks, par value *100,000, market value 107,000 00 Office Purniturc. 1,734 63 Amount due by Agents, 22,378 71 Deferred Premiums, 9,128 12 *146.046 94 LIABILITIES Due to Banks, 86,000 00 Net Assets, $141,016 94 (Signed) X. S. LAMBEliT, Vice-President. J. Pieupont, Secretary. New York. i State, City and County, J s • Then personally appeared belore me the above named T. S. Lambert, Vice-President, and J. Pier pout, Secretary, and each and severally declared the within statement true, to the best of their knowledge and belief. Sworn and subscribed before me at New York, in said Stato and County, this 10th day of December, A. D. 1866. I , , | T (Signed) W. H. MELIOK, I 1 Notary Public, City and County of N. York. The attention of the Public is called to the “New Features" of Lite Insurance as made by the above Company. [See “Circular.”] it is a new Company on a new plan. This Compa ny will not allow any policy to lapse or be lbrfeited. Its Policios are lncontestiblo after death. It will insure any one. ordinary and inferior or impaired lives are the very ones that most need as surance. It will insure better than Ordinary lives by rating younger, thereby lowering the Premium. If health is impaired the Company will insure by rating older, thus raising the Premium. How long is he to live2 is the important question. It Insures on the 5, 10 or 20 equal payment plan and at any time will give a “ paid-up Policy for what his payments justly entitle him. ’ This Company will allow the assured to pay week ly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. It does not restrict those insured' at ordinay rates, either in travel or in residence. It issues Endowment Policies “in widch the assur ed will, in addition, share in ail the Premiums paid by shorter lives.” It is a rash Company, but will insure on the Part Note or all Note plan, if the party understands its effects and prefers it, and will pay the insured what ever Dividend he requests, if the Prominm is made sufficiently large. It issues Annuities and Assurance on Joint Lives. Clergymen and Teachers assured at net cost. Agents anil Solicitors Wanted. Call or send for « Circular.” TO. G. MEKBILL, Agent, and Atty jor State <if Maine. OFFICE—03 Commercial Mtreei. „ „ P. O. Box 1713. Medical Examiner, [ Dr. S. C. GOKDON. ) dec21cod3w Holyoke Mutual Fire Ins. Co., SALEM, MASS. Statement of the condition of said Company on the 1st day of November, A D, 1866, being tho date of its exhibit next proceeding Dec 1, 1666. Amount of Capital Stoolr,.$712,761,38 Consisting of Notes and Statute Liabilities,.003,198,58 And of cash assets as follows: Mortgages. 16,030,91 Bank Stock,. 42,295 Real Estate,. 20,460 Railroad Bonds and Stocks,. 0,137,60 State and City Bonds,. 0,7(15 Loans on collateral and notes re ceivable,. 2,086,10 Sundry Assets. 010,91 Cash on hand,... 3,872,40 Balanco in agents’ hands,. 167,89 -$712,761,38 Amount at Risk,.14^8,738,11. LIABILITIES: Losses claimed,.2,300 Drafts given in payment for losses,not yot pre sented for payment,.3,803,80 Claimed Dividends. 572,64 Aco. Stokt, Brest. Thomas H. Johnson, Secy. Ji II. WEBSTER, Agent, dec8d3w No 10 South street Marine Insurance —OX— Sflips, Barques, Brigs and Schooners ! —BY— Ocean Mutual Insurance Comp’y* NEW BEDFORD, Pacific Mutual Insurance Conip’y, NEW BEDFORD. Aggregate Capital, $530,161,17 No extra charge for Cargoes Grain in Bulk, Coal, Salt, iron, Copper Ore, Marble or Slate coastwise. We shall be pleased to secure a share of public patronage. Office IttO Fore Street, Portland. J. W. MUX GEM & SOX. octG.eodoiu n (SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— Life Inmurauee! TTAVING boen appointed General Agents for j A Maine of tho old Hew England Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of Boston, Moat*., being the oldest purely Mutual Life las. Co. in America, we wish fifty good, active agents work in tho ditferent cities and villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reference ran be give. The Co. is 23 years old and lias paid in Dividends #1,217,000 00 and over $2,000,000 00 m loss os by death. It has now a well-invested accumulated Japital of over $1,000,000 00. The Co. formerly made «id paid its dividends once in live years. A Divi dend will be made up in Nov. 1806, and annually thereafter, and available one year from date of Poli cy. Applications for local Agencies will be made to RUFUS SMALL & SON, Gen’! Agents, no21<l3m Biddeibrd, Me. Ocean Insurance Company. ' Annual Meeting. T1HE Stockholders of the Oceau Inanraucc Com puny, are hereby notified to meet at tbe Odiceot sai’I Company, on Monday the 7th day of Januarv, A, D. 18t»7, at 3 o’clock 1’. M„ lor the pur pose of choosing Seven Directors for the ensuing > ear and for the transaction of any other business which may then be legal! v acted upon. GEO. A. WRIGHT, Sec’y. Portland, Dec. 11, I860, dec 12 dtd I have just received from Mr. 0. P. Kroll, of New York, one oi his Patent Hair Brushing Machines, which I have now in operation at my new Shaving and Hair Dressing Room, No 31G Congress street, oppo site Mechanics’ Hall, where also may he found my REPRODUCTOR, NATURALIZE*, Ac. dclodtf II. II. JOIIXMOIY. Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! ELEGANT TROCHE an 1 fiNIJFE Combined for Coughs, Catarrh fBronchitU\ Votds, Hoarseness, Asthma, Bad Breath, Headache,£c. Instantly relieves annoying Cough* in Church. Cures Catarrh* positively without h.neizlng. Valuable io Singer*, Clergy, tfc. dears and strengthens the voice; acts quickly; tastes pleas antly; never nauseate*. Prevent* taking cola from Skating, Lectures &c. 63^* by Druggists or sent i*v mad n-Ti En l.isc 35 cts to Hooper, Wilson A Co., (sepl9e«xit.iunel8,671 PHILADELPHIA. W. W. WHIPPLE, Portland,Wholesale Apt. Portland Laundry. Orders received at tlie Office of the Forest City Dye House, No. 315 Congress Street. Notice is hereby given that. the Portland Laundry has been reopened by the subscriber, w ho has been many years connected with tho well known Chelsea Dye House and Laundry, amt with tho experience thus acquired lie is now prepared to do all descrip tions of Laundry work in a satisfactory manner. jvOdUm A. T. CRANVLEY. Agent Bemede pour L ’Ivresse. THIS MEDICINE Cures liitcmpcranrp. By plae ing it in any liquid drank by the patient, the de sire for intoxicating liquors will be removed. The mixture is harmless, being prepared by a regular physician. Proper directions accompany each pack age. Sent anywhere, by express, tor A3. Address MEDICAL AGENCY, 13, Trenton t Row, Boston, Mass._ dec 21 dlw Store to lie Let. STORE No. 206 Fore street, foot of Plumb, now oc cupied by Heald Brothers, will be for rent and occunancy on or about the 11th December proximo, Apphr to J. R, BRAZIER. 47 Brackett street, or ai E. M. PATTEN & CO., Plumb street. nov27tf RAILROADS, I POH T i'. 1ST X> SA..0 & PORTSMOUTH R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. Commencing Monday, Nov. liih, ls« i. C8- ::.6i^fe~ Passenger Trains leave Portland for MHETSacpBoston at«.4« A. M., ami 2.20 P. M. p Leave Boston lor Portland at 7.8(1 A. M., and, 2.30 AMECHAiiic’saad Large Kit'a Train will leave Biudelord daily. Sundays excepted, at 6 A. M., and Saco at 6 0S, arriving in Portland at 6.40. Returning, will leave Portland lor Saeoaud Bid detord and intermediate stai lens at 8.SO P. M. A special freight train, wifh passenger car attach ed, will leave Portland ut 7.10 A. M. lor Saco and Biddef >rd. and returning, leave Biddetord ut 8.80 and Saco at 8 40 A. M. FliANCIS CHASE, Supt. Portland, Oct 29, 1800'. uoldll (iHtitD TRUNK RAILWAY, Ot Canada. -Alteration oi' Trains. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. ili§9^£b>?Vui« J*ss!R,Jf#T- “• «“> Train lor South I'.irls and Lewtotoi, at-m . «, Mail Train tot Waterville, Bangor, ti’orlam uiami Pond, Montreal and Quebec at 1. JO P. M "lun 1 This train connects with Express train for Toion to, Detroit and Chicago. Sleeping cars attached from Island Pond to Quebec and Montieal. TraitMor South Paris at 5.00 P. .VI. >io baggage can be received or checked atier the time above stated. Trains will arrive as follows:— From So. Paris, Lewiston and Auburn, at 8.10 a. m. From Montreal, Quebec, &c., - - 1.45 r. u. The Com)*any are not responsible tor baggage to any amount exceeding £50 in value (and that person al) unices notice is given, and paid for at the rate of one passenger for every £5ooadditional value. C. J. lilt YDGES, Managing Director. II. BAILEY, Local Superintendent. Portland, Nov. 2, 1866. dtf rORTLMOSROCHESTER R.R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. CBgfcxJiaa On and after Monday, Pec. 17, lbt’6, vJQfoi'Atec? trains will run as follow** _ PMftVtger trains leave Saco Liver for Portland at 5..M and ‘J.00 A. M., and C.40 P. M. Loave Portland ior Saco ltiver 7.15 A. M., 2.0 • and 5.45 P. M. Freight trains with i assenger cor attached wi.l leave Saco Liver lor Portland. 6.50 A. M. Leave Portland tor Saco ltiver 12.15 P. M. dV Stages connect at unrhaui for West dirham, Blandish, Steep Falls. Baldwin, Denmark, 6ebag<», Bridgtou, Level 1. Hiram, Brewnlield, Fryeburg. yonway, Bartlett, Jackson Limington, Pomish,Por ter, Freedom, Mad’son and Paten. N. ti At Buxton Heritor for We<d Buxton, Bonny-Kagle, South Limiugton Limingron, Lunarick, NewiieM Par;.onslield arid OHiipco At Saecarappa for South Windhtdn, Windham Hill and North Windham,daily. ^ , By order oi the President. Portland, Dec. 14, iHhC—dif SPJECIAL NOTICE. to the breaking of a Driver on the Engine V/ ‘ West brook,’* the regular freight traiu ou the Portland and Rochester It. it, will bo discontinued lor a few days. dc20dtf PORTLAND SKENNEBEC R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT, Coiuaneut'ins Monday, Not. I^iL, IbGG. □jL3vu Passenger Trains leave Portland dally **&***&*■ at l.ou P. M., lor Bath, Augusta, Wat er ville, Kendall's Mills,Skowbegan, and intermediate Stations.(connecting at Brunsw ick with Androscog gin K. It., for Lewiston and Farmington, and at Kendall's Mills with Maine Central K. li.) tor Bangor and intermediate stations. /Vires as low by this route as any other. Leave Portland tor Bath, Lewiston, Augusta and intermediate stations on Saturday only at 7.45 1\ M. Mixed Train leaves Portland lor Brunswick and in termediate stations daily, except Saturday, at 6.30 P. Freight Train, with passenger car attached, w ill leave Portland for Skew hegan and into mediate sta tions every morning at 7 o'clock. Trains from Brunswick and Lewiston are duo at PortlauU at 9.20 A. M., and Irom Skowlicgan and Farmington and all Intermediate stations at 2.00 P M. to connect with trains lor Boston. Stages for Rockland connect at Bath: and for Bel last at Augusta, leaving daily ou arrival of train from Bo&ion, leaving at 7.30 A. M.; and tor Solon, Anson, NOffidgewock, Athens and Moose Head Lake at Skowhegan, and for China, East and North Vassal boro' at Va>salboro’: for Unity at Kendall's Mill's, aud for Canaan at Pishon's Ferry. \V# HATCH, SuperSuiendeui. ^Augusta, Oct. 27,1806. novl2dtl TO THrl V/X EU 8. Through Tickets from Portland To all Points West & South, VIA THE New York Central. Krie & Lake tsliore, And Pennsylvania Central iiailroads, For Sale at I be l.owcai rale* at the West ern Railway Ticket Office,—LANCASTER HALL BUILDING, Market Square. W. D. LITTLE <£ CO., General Ticket Agent*. □T Fai-sagi! Tickets for California, via steamers from Now York on the 1st, 11th, anil 21st of each mouth fur sale at this offleo,as heretofore. ilo25dawtl MAINE CENTRAL Tr7 WINTER ARRANGEMENT. iJ5gaT53n °n ami alter Monday,November 12th, ssW—ygveuTTc-nt. trains will leave Portland for iianaor ami all intermediate station on this Hue, at 1.10 1*. M. daily. For Lewiston and Auburn onlv, at 7.40 A. M. Or'Freight trains for Watervilleand all interme diate stations, leave l'ortland at 8.25 A. SI, Tram irom Bangor is due at Fi.rtlaud at 1.45 P. SI, In season toionneet with train lor boston. From Lewiston and Auburn only,at tt.10 A. SI. KG WIN NOYES, Surd. Nov. 1, lttOO nothin CITY NOTICES. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or Sidewalk. Sect. 60.—-The tenant or occupant, and iu case there should be no tenant^ the owner, or any person having the care of any building or lot of land border lug on any street, lane, court, square or public place within the city where there is any footing or sidc wralk, shall, alter the ceasing to foil of any snow, it in the day time, within three hours, and 11’ in tbo night time, before ten of the clock of the forenoon, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from such footway or sidewalk; amt. in uciault there*!, shall forfeit and pay a sum not ina than two dollars, nor inure than ten dollars; and tor each and every hour '.hereafter that the same shall remain on such toot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or other person 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, dcclSdtf City Marshal. HOLIDAY GIFTS! IVEOK TIES ! - AND ELEGANT SCARFS SILK HA XI)KERCJIIi: FS in now styles. GLOVES AND MITTS in the best qualities, just received. tiiarlcs Cnstis & Co., MORTON BLOCK, I dec27d2t CONGRESS STREET, EXTRA INDUCEMENTS —TO— BOOK CANVASSERS ! ONE of tho beat soiling Books evar oft'erod to tbe public i3 now ready. Twenty-five Thonsnnd Copies ordered in , Fonr Wombs! v. • i . c celling from Twenty to F*Ay copies per good, active Agent wanted in every tow:... i line and New Hampshire. For circulars, terms, &c., address UABTFOBD Pl’BLTSnnO CO., Box 1606. PORTLAND, ME. dec24cod2w* TVTOT1CE is hereby given, that the subscriber has i' been duly appointed Executor of the Will of Damel Hoor», late of Portland, in tho County of Cumberland, deceased, and has tak en upon himself that trust by giving bonds as the law directs. All persons having demands upon the estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; and all persons indebted to said estate are call ed upon to make payment to ®* HASKELL, Executor. Portland Dec. 4, lWW. dec 1! d*w3w 51 PAINTS AM) OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and tor sale duty free, for use on tbe burnt district, Strictly Pure Fuglifth Lend and Oil ! Rebuildcrs will eft'cet a great saving by purchasing in this way. * Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by J. W, PEIIKIW A CO.. do©27d2t SO Commercial street. For Sale. VSU1I of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, from a fishing Schooner of 100 tons; also Top sails, Fore and H-nusails, seeond hand. SAMPSON & CONANT, decldtf No. 19 & 20 Commercial Wharf. For Salt*. THE brig ELMIRA, 171 tons old measurement, well calculated for the Coasting trade. Apply to 1 EATON & HALE. dec24d*w3w STEAMERS. FIRE REDUCED_TO BOSTON. Slimmer Arrangement! Until further notice the Steamer, J of the Portland Steam Packet t.'o. will run as follows Leave Atlantic Wharflbr Boston , ,, , every evening, (except Sunday t at 7 ocloek. Leave Boston the same days at SP.il. Cabin tare,.. . 3 Iso Deck.. . 1.00 , t-ST’ Package tickets to be had ot the Agents at re duced rales. Freight taken as usual May tttnd.lW-q,, L BimWei, A^t International Steamship Oo. Kiisiport, Calais mid Si. John. WINTER ARRANGEMENT ONE Tit 11* PER WEEK. On and after Monday, December ?'h, .'lie steamer NEW BRUNS WICK, Cant. E. B WINCHES i Mi, will reave Rati Road Wharf, . . . . nr,,, ’°<>!.ofs'»l St., every MONDAY at 5 o’clock P.M for Eastport and St.John. RETURNING, will loavu St. Jolm every THURS DAY, at 8 o’clock A. 11. At Eastport Stage Coacliea will connect tor Ma cliias. At St John tho E. & N. A. Railway will connect tor Shediac. fcfir Freight received on day* of sailing until 1 o’clk. p M. * C. C EATON, dec'20-dtf__Agent. PORTLAND AND NEW YORK STEAMSIIID COMPANY. s ejii-r ebhlv lime. The spleintid and fast Sfcam "hipa DjkIGO. < apt. H. Shee woon, and FHAaNCONIA, Capt. p • W. s ii ecwood, will, until „ , hufthor notice, run as follows: r. 1 v r.!'purHand,every WEDNKS iR't' od.SA^HI^*, “tip. M., anil leave Pier N.*T T?rk*' ,«fV WEDNESDAY and SATU Kl »A \ , ut 4 o clock p. M, #i2*9° vc**&els are titled up with flno accommoda tions for passengers, making this the most speedy, sale and comfortable route ior travellers between afl ]?k am* Mal2*' ^a9!s®KC:» in State Room, $6.00 Cabin passage $5.oo. Meals extra Goods forwarded by this line to and from Mon tri al, tjin bee, Ranggi , Bath, Augusta, Eastport ana St. Jol n. Shippers aie requested to -end their freight to the steamers as early ask P. M. on the day that thev leaye Portland. For freight or passage spplv to i Bfomfs Whan,Portland. J. E. AMES, Pier 33 East Rivor. May lilt, lHtig. _ OU HOTELS. UNITED STATES HOTEL, PORTLAND, MAINE, Proprietor of the COM Mi.JH.IAf. HOGSK, (which was dcatrovod in me great lire.) tegs to announce to hi* ol.lT«tron» Slid tin public tint lie has leased the above bold and wall oi«n ior llie acvommodatiou 01 tlic public oouor idly, on Saturday August U. “ Thankful to hie old customers for past patronage he would solicit a continuance of the same. TERMS FAVORABLE. nng2»Cm _N. ,1.11AV13. Madame ZADOC PORTER S Curative Cough Balsam, PRICE, 25 AND 50 CENTS PER BOTTLE Tkt Best, Cheapest, sail Moat efertaal Remedy for Coughs, Colds, Ac. the World has erer produced. Purely Vegetable, contains ao 11M1R1LS, or other DILBTERIOIS DBl'GS. The CuKiTivc Baum in W arranted. If used ac cording to Direction*, to i cuk in all caaci, Cough*. » old*, Croup, W hooping Cough, Asthma, and all affectiuna ol the Throat aud Lung* Madame Zadoc Porter's balsam i« a 1‘udkly Vt OK l *bl». Exerctorart, pre pared with great car* auti McientiOc skill, fr.-ro a com filiation of the heat reme du-a the Yetfetahle kingdom atliirda. Its r< rn. dial qaalitlea are ha«ed on it* power to aasjtt tlte healthy and vlgoroua c rculntion of the Bleed through the l.ungs. It tnl:vena ihe muxe'ea oud a*?i>t* the akin to per mrinihe du'iea oi regula ting the heat >f the »yai in and In gently throwing off the waste *uh*tance from k toe aurface ol the body C It loosen* the phkgm, id | diirea free spitting,and will | he round * ary agreeable to -Mliet »*te. It is nut » Tin IMU remedy.but rmnlltmt. wnriuutg, searching and effective; can be taken by the oldest person or vonngent child. If you have a Cold, if ever ho alight, do not fa I to give Hie Balsam a trial, as the very low price at which it is sold brings it in the teach of every one, that they may always keep it convenient for use The timely ose of a 25 eent bottle will often prove tu be worth onb hundred times its cost. Sold by all Drifrylati. HALL A RTJCKEL, Proprietor!. New York I E>ec 14, Ta Fr ami w eowly Daily Press Job Office, 179 Commercial Street. EVERY DESCRIPTION OF BOOK, MRD, & JOB PRIM, Executed with Neatness and Despatch. Having completely refurnished nor olttee since the Orest Fire, with all kinds of New Materiel, Presses, tfc we are prepared on the short est pofsihle.notioe to accommodate our friends and the public with Posters, Programmes, BILL-HEADS. CIRCULARS, Cards, Tans, Blanks, Labels, And every description ol Mercantile Printing. Wo have superior facilities for the execution ot BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, &c., Which lor neatness and dispatch cannot be surpassed sy Orders from the country solicited, to which prompt attention will be paid. 9>aily Prcis Job Oillce 179 Commercial St., Portland, _ N. A. FOSTER, 1‘BorniETOE CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS G I ff S ! An assortment of Gents', Ladies' & Children's GLOVES AND MITTENS. -ALSO Breakfn.l *tksnla, HsBi, I*Icn and Bays’ Hcarfs, «.crman Wonteda, Ores* Trimmings, Tidies, Knitting Cal K»n, Country nnd Factory Yarn. New Jot of Ladies' and Children's BALMORAL SKIRTS ■ very pretty, and Late styles. Abo BILllORAL BORDEBI.1U, for sale at J»l. E. It ED LOW’S, .Iec2tkilw 430 Congress Street. Xotlce. 1J HE proprietors of Union Wharf C’orjoration are J- hereby notified tliat there Annual meeting will be h olden ar the counting-room of the Wharfinger, on snltl wharl', on the tint TUESDAY, being th* first day of Jauuai \, at 3 o'clock P. M., to act on the following ar idea, nr:— 1st. To chouse a President. 2d. To choose a Clerk tor the.ensuing year, and such other officer* as may be deemed necessary. 3d. To receive and allow accounts against the cor poration 4th. To apjjropnate any funds nocessary for repair ing the whari or tor other purposes; and, generally, to act on ail matters which ninv bo considered neces sary far the interests of the proprietors. ^ ^ JOSEPH H. WHITE, ^ Clew of Union Wharf Corporatio® Portland, Dec. 21, im. dtd ICE is hereby given, that the subscriber has ,V , boen duly appointed and token upon himsch the trust of Administrator with the will annexed oi the estate ot _ JOS I AH MnXIKEN, la'e of Port'and, in the County of Cumberland, de ceased, and given bonds as th-r law direct*. All persons having demands upon the estale of raid de ceased, arc requited to exhibit the same: and all per sons Indebted to said ostaie are called upon to make paynunt to SET H M. M1LL1K EN, Administrator with the will annexed. Portland, Dec. 4,1*66. dec2ld3w*