Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, December 29, 1866, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated December 29, 1866 Page 4
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Different 1'nfutn of View. {faith the white owl to the martin folk, In the belfry tower so grim lud gray : • Why do they deafen iui with these bells? is any one dead or born to-dav?” A martin peeped over the rim of its nest, And answered, croesly: “Why, ain t you heard That an heir ham come to the great estate?”— “I ’aveu’t,” the owl said, “ ’pon my word.” Saith the snail so snug in his dappled shell, Slowly stretching one cautiohs horn. Ah the beetle was hurrying by so brisk, Much to his Snallship s inward scoru: ••Why does that creature ride by so fast? lias a fire broke out to the east or west?”— ••Your Grace, he rides to the wedding-feast.’* “Let the madman go. What I want’s rest.” I'he »\vallowh around the woodman skimmed, Poising and turning on flashing wing: cmo said: “How liveth this lump of earth? Tn the air he can neither * >ar nor spring.” ••uver the meadows we sweep and dart, Down with the flowers or up in the skies; While these poor wanderers toil and slave, Half-starved,/or how can they oaten theirflie.tr ouoth the drv-rot worm to bis artisans In the carpenter's shop, as they bored away • ii«rk to the sound of the saw and file I W hat arc these creatures at work at—say ?” f rom his covered passage a worm looked out, And eyed the beings so busy o’erhead: •l scarcely know, my Lord: but I think They’re making a box to bury their dead 1” Sava a butterfly with his wings of blue All in a flutter of careless joy, At he talks to a dragon-fly over a flower, “ours is a life, sir, with no alloy. •‘ What are those black things, row and row, Wimliug along by uhe new-mown hay c •‘That is a tUneral, says the fly, “The carpenter buries his son to-day. Tr«vc BimsrdlMr). l LC- -AON OF THE NEW YOBK REWEBS. '*"‘^»rrs»i>ondence of the Erie Despatch.) ■'<atrs ago a little German Jew, ^wauz 5iftUev‘ng that in the sewers York might beToWg many articles of .hich had seen lost, eiltlf®® them, and ,-ee days wandered through th8-l8byrl“J“' V gras very sucoeasful. picking up some *“')* ofly worth of jewelery, spoons, forks, &c.; having lost his way the first day, he believed" that he might have found much more could he have carried out the original plan, which vraa to have visited Fifth and Madison avenues, Broadway and the wealthy portions of the city. So great, however, were the difficulties and dangers which he encountered, that noth ing could induce him again to visit “New York underground.” His adventure for a time created quite a little sensation, but there were none venturous enough to attempt a sec ond, until Wednesday of last week, when an adventurous party of three entered the sewer of Houston street, at the ferry on East liiver, intending to remain for one week, during which time they proposed visiting every por tion of the city where there seemed to be any chance of finding treasure tvove. The party consisted of Miss Mary Walker, a young lady of eighteen, her brother James, aged sixteen, and Michael Grady, an old man or about fifty. The project originated with Miss Walker, and the '‘how” of it is in this wise: Some two years ago James Walker, Jr., was a merchant, doing a good business at 99 1-2 Bowery. He was getting rich fast, but in an evil hour he was prevailed upon by friends (?) to use some of his money which had been “salted down,” in speculating in gold. The result was easy to be foreseen. He lost. To recover he took money from his business. Again be lost. His business became embarrassed; in despair he committed suicide, and Miss Walker and her brother found themselves six months ago the inhabitants of a room on the npper floor of a double tenement, 209 Sixth street. Miss Walker, some months ago in an old paper, wrapped around a parcel which she was takiug home from a “slop-shop” saw an account of Schwartz's undertaking, and resolved to imi tate it. Maps were obtained and the city stud ied carefully. Each day’s work for herself, her brother and Grady, who was formerly in her lather’s employ, was carefully marked out.— Every preparation which limited knowledge could prepare for was made, and the adventur ers started. I wish that i might have room to tell the story of the week they passed, but my manu script warns me that I must condense. Each day they rendezvoused several times in the chambers at the street corners. On Sunday ihe> had filled all the bags they had taken with them, soma fifteen in number, and Miss Walker returned. James Walker and Grady continued their search, emptying six of their ba(rs at the corner of Twenty-second street and Fifth avenue. On Wednesday morning at a very early hour, and before people were stir ring, Miss Walker was at the place with a wagon. On removing the iron plate, which at each street corner leads into a small chamber connecting with the sewer, she found her brother, but not Grady. He had started off on another trip, although the six bags had been filled in Madison avenue. The loose treasure was placed in extra bags and the whole driven to a Broadway jeweller’s. The rest were taken from the places on Thursday morning. A watch was set for Grady, but up to this time of wriling nothing has been heard from him, and it is feared that he has perished. The result of the week’s search is roughly estimated at one million five hundred thous and dollars. We saw the treasures yesterday, piled in three heaps upon the floor, and the yeweller informed me that it must have coit over $3,000,000, but in consequence of the old tashioued style of setting, its bruised, battered and corroded condition, its value was reduced about one-half. A little over a bushel (how queer it sounds to talk of jewelry by the bush el) lias been Borted, and among it bas been found one diamond ring valued at $16,(100, two more valued at $0,000, and halt a dozen valued at $3,000 and upw ards. The most curious is a plain gold ling, inscribed on the inside in Dutch, ‘'Fetor Stuyvesant to wife." It is an heir-loom ol the Stuyvesants, and was stolen, with other jewelry, last March, by burglars.— How it came in the sewer is a problem tor phi losophers to speculate about. Mias Walker and her brother, who find themselves thus lift ed suddenly from penury to great wealth, in land to proceed to England, where they have relatives. This adventure is talked of every where, and already there are others preparing to follow in their footsteps. The Empress or ah Hour. Marie Carlot ta, daughter oi Leopold I, of Belgium, and Louise, daughter of Louis Phillippe, of France, and first cousin to Victoria, ana wife of Maxi milian, Archduke of Austria, died at Miramar, near Trieste, on the 14th of this month. She was born in June, 1840, and married in 1867.— In June, 1804, she accompanied her husband to Mexico. In July of the current year she re turned to Europe to obtain aid from Napoleon and the Pope for her husband, whose power was growiug less and promising to be lost. She failed in her demand on Napoleon, and showed signs of insanity while visiting the Pope sub sequently. Her brother took ner to Miramar, where, after additional evidences of insanity, sh. died. It is reported that she was occupied to the last with schemes for supporting and sustaining a Power which has lost its chiel prop in her. Curlotta seems to have been the controlling and ordering intellect of the royal family of Mexico. She brought youth, wealth, beauty, influence, and ability to the discharge of the duties ol her position, and as much of Maxim ilian’s small success as is attributable to any cause belongs to her as Napoleon or her father or her husband. She was wise, though impet uous, in counsel and brave of heart. Political ly, her death has significance only in its effects on Mexico, and it is hardly possible that it will not weigh heavily in influencing that abdica tion of the Emperor which has been some time announced, and that return to Europe which appears to have been so imminent.—Philadcl t’hia North American. American Newspapers at the Paris Ex position.—A letter irom Paris concerning the uetails of the coming Industrial Exposition mere, says: It is generally known here ihat America is the country where newspaper literature is more universally brought home to the entire population than any other; but I must doubt whether any just notion cun be formed of what is really done in that way. It seems to me that there can be no better mode of letting the world form a correct judgment on the subject (ban that pioposed by Col. Norton, Bv the way, the English Commission has already re solved upon carrying out the same idea as re gards the English daily press. The system upon which the proposal is to be carried out in the United States is, I understand, as follows: By a pre-arranged Organization, a specimen copy ot the first number of every newspaper, cf every description, published throughout the country in the month of January, 1867,shall be sent to a given place, together with a statement qi the amount of its circulation. The copies -o received shall be bound up in volumes, classed either by States or by large oities, ac cordingly as may be determined, with a view lo portability and convenience of form It is to be hoped that the proprietors of the publi cations in question will, as a body, perceive ihat tho sucees of this important feature of theexibition is a matter which concerns at once their private interests and the credit of tht country. THE MARKETS. TELEORAPHIC REPORTS. Financial. _ , Nrw rcmr, Dec. 28 The Commercial’s financial article says Money is ' supplied at 7 per cent on demand loans. Dealers lr. iloyernment securities get It at« per cent. Exchange is turn. lucre Is more doing in Government securi uoh. Stale stacks aro in lair dom..nd at low nriem — 1 Kaiiroadsare <Um and J ® Iyer cent, higher than yes- j Cincinnati Markets. ... . t . CntoiKKATi, Dec. 28. Honr steady bnt unchanged. Hogs active and higher at 6 20 ® 8 50 for live, and 7 25 @ 7 65 for dressed; receipts emce last report 1,720 head; stock light aud salts rapid. Mess Pork steady at 19 50.— Lard IP m and higher at 111 @ llje lor leal. Cotton uustei dy at 291® 30c. Whiskey Arm. PI”' r 25; ldglier; eupeiAne winter at 12 50; donble xx at :07j. wheal higher; salea at 2 00 for No. 2, ami ; 1 53 for No. 3. Corn at ate lor No. J. Oata unchang ed. Provision* Arm; mess perk 17 75. Dressed hogs I higher: sales at 6 75 ® 7 10. j .■Now Volk market. , New Yoke,'Dec. 28 Cotton—firm; sales2,WO bain; Middling uplands it 331c. Orleans 311c. F lour—advanced 5 <'l 10c; sa’es 6,600 ools. Stale at 160@12 10; ttoimd Hoop Ohio at 1110® 1360; Wett •ru at 8 BO ® 13 60; Southern ratlier more active aim firmer: sales 1,300 bbls.; ill red to good at 11 10® 13 30; Fancy and extra at 13 40 @ 17 00. Wheat—firm; sales 22,800 bush. No. 1 Chicago Spring at 2 50 ® 2 25. No. 2 Milwaukee at 2 48. Corn—heavy and declining; sales *4,000 bush.— Mined Western at 112; new Yellow and White South ern at 1 08. Oats—dull and drooping. Provisions—heavy. Whiskey—quiet and nominal. Groceries—quiet and steady. , Naval Stores—heavy; Spirit* Tui i«miine at 0<>1 ® 684. ltosin at 4 33 @ 9 00. „ Potroleum—quiet; crude at 18 @ Refluei bon *“ ed 28 ® 29c. Tallow—quiet. Freights to Liverpool—dull. Cbicag* Markets. Chicauo, Dec. 22. Fl.wir atasdv: sales of Spring extras at 10 00 ® 11 00; Wheat No 1 firmer; sales at 2 10 ® 213; No. 2at 187}. Core No! 1*0 lower; sales at 73} ® 74}c Oatt steady; mIm ofNo. - at 41}c. Rye quiet; sales of No. 1 at Me and No. 2 at 85i7 Barley dull; No. 2 at 61 @ 62e. Mess pork—la held firmly at an advance of 25c, but. the demand |is not active; sales 1,350 bbls. at 18 50 @ 18 75 Lard dull and nominal at ll}c. New Orleans markets. New Orleans, Dse. 2». Cotton—active; sales of the day 8,000 balsa; low Middling at 29® 30c; Middling at 31c. Sales of the I week 23,940 bales; receipts 29,461 bales; stock In port 224,022 bales. / Sugar—is In good demand; sales of thlr at 0 x to choice at 11 ® 12}c. Molasses lu good _d. sales of fklr at 60c; prime to choice at 62 @ l linjj Exchange 142}; New York sight } disco au’t (i0)d Charleston MnrL.. CUARLISXSCq r; jw -g Cotton-active; sales l.Ooo^aEr”' S- ’ New York «,oek 91ai-kei. _ New York, Dec. 28. SboondBoabd—Stfcfcia steady. American Gold......1SSI U. S. Flve-TweWJes, coupons,. 1882.105}® 106} (J. 8. Five-Twenties,coupons, 1884,.104® 104} U. S. Flve-a'#entles, coupons, 1888,.1041 @ 106 U. 8. Flv«t Twenties, coupons, 1805, new iesue.lOTf ® 1 U. S. 7-30*b.10} New Ysrk Central..110} WeefSrn Union Telegraph,. Uj Fudsnn.123® 124 tkfding.105} MlMa£i Central,.107} ® 108 Michigan feaglheru.82} Illinois Centr*0„... ...117}® 118 Cleveland <97 Pittsburg,.. 87} Cleveland & Toledo.124} Chicago <97 Rock Islnnd.103* Gold cloeed tine afternoon at 133}* Benteu Stack Um< Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Dec 28. American Gold. 1371 United States Coupons, Jan. 1321 Uuited States Coupon Sixes, 1881. 10',*} United States 7 3-10th(, 1st series. 104 “ 2d series. 104 " small. 103} “ 3d aeries. 103} United States 5-20s, 1802. 105 “ July, 1805. 1071 •• 18472. 1**5} “ 1865. 104 Boston and Maine Railroad. 128 MARRIED. In Lewiston, Dec. 25. O. G. Ross, of Huntington, Vt., and Miss Ettie P., daughter or A. Herriman, of Auburn. [n Auburn, Dec. 11, Arthur Neal, Jr., and Miss M. Jennie Wltbam. In Brunswick, Dec. 25, Silas S. Trutknt, of Bath, and Clara IV., only daughter of Capt. ffm. Grows, of Brunswick. In Strong, Dec. 23, James Vining and Mrs. .Miran da Riclist d on, both of Aron. DIED. In this city, Dec. 28, or consumption, Mrs. Mai vina Fuller, aged ftO years. [Funeral this Thursday afternoon, at 3 o’clock from the Vestry of the Central Church. 1 n this < ity, Dec. 2d. Elizabeth Hal leek, youngest child of Colonel and Mrs. G. Thorn, agod 1 year and 2 months. In this city, Dec. 27, Mias Bi »pah Winslow, o! Now Gloucester, aged 71 years. In this city, Dec. 13. Mrs. Harriet E., wiio of Ward Noyes, aged 41 years 0 months. [Boston papers please copy.] In Lewiston, Dec. 2t, Miss -Julietto Brown, of Fauningdale, aged 19 years. In Fitchburg, Mass., Dec. 18, Mrs. Martha A., wiie of George lv. Edgeeoiub, ami daughter of Hugh ltogers, of Bath, aged 35 years. PASSENGERS. In steam r Nova Scotian, trom Liverpool—A Saun • ere, Mrs Hilt/., Abby Hiltz, II Jones, N Ruth, Mr Chubb, A G Bond, P M Kennedy, Wm Buckingham. Mr Hawley, Dr Campbell, Mrs Campbell, Roll, ami Eliza Campbell, Bridget Mullens, C F Rogers, and 250 others in the steerage. IMPORTS. LIVERPOOL. Steamship Nova Scotian—30 bales Dundee goods, C W Bailey: 120 bales do, older: 3 cases machinery, Baring Bros & Co; 2 bales mass, T A Paddock; 4 bales uo, J Paddock* 57 cases ma chinery, B C Bates; 3 cases mdso i pkgs fruit 3 cases confectionery. J E Prindie; 532 bars iron, Newell & Page; 7 chain cables and anchors, Lyman, Son & Touvj -128 bdls «0 bars iron, EbenCory; 127 cases macniuery,order: 6 cases hardware, Thomas Ste phenson. MATAN ZAS. Brig Snow Bird—29 hhds molasses, 2 bbls oranges, Pbinnv & Jackson; 1800 oranges, to master. DEPARTURE OP OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FUR 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. .Aspinwall.Dec 31 Java.New York.. Liverpool.dan 2 City of Dublin.New York..Liverpool..Jan 2 Moro Castle.New York. .Havana.Jau 3 Allemannia.New York..Hamburg.Jan 5 City of Cork.New York. .Liverpool.dan 5 Australasian.New York. .Liverpool.Jau 9 Eagle.New York.. Havana.Jan 10 Pennsylvania.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 12 Hanza.New York. .Bremen.Jan 13 Miniature Almanac.December 29* sun ri?©a.7.29 Sun set*.4.36 I Moon rises.12.31AM I High water. 5.30 PM M A H IN 35 NT 35W8 PORT OF PORTLAND. Friday, December 28. ARRIVED. Steamship Nova Scot ion, (Br) W ylie, Liverpool 13ih hist via Londonderry 14th, with 17 cabin and L’Bl steerage passengers. Brig J H Counce, Billing?, Boston. Seh Margaret Ann, Whelpley, New Bedford. Sch Iowa, Smith, Boston. Sch Robert Km met, Judkins, Gloucester. S *ii Union, lladlock, cranberry isles,—split sails and shifre t ucckload during the s'orm on Thursday. Sch Arctic, liealy, New York for Bath. , CLEARED Steamer Gen MeCalhim, Laughton. Eastpoit— J Porteous. Barque St Jago, White, Matanzas— Chase, Cram St Sturdivant. Brig N Stowers, Stowers, Havana — Church.il, Browns & Manson. Sell Ai.ria, (Br) Crossley, St John, NB— John For teous. Sch Ella L Tide then, Gardiner, New York—J I Libby. DISASTERS. Considerable damage was done to the shipping at this port during (he gale on Thursday. Several ves sel* dragged their anchors during ilie day and night and sustained injury by contact. Fishing sebr Lilia Dale, of Cape Elizabeth, broke from her anchorage and went ashore at Simonton Cove, but it is thought she will come oil without much damage. S :h Ellen Merriman, for Boston, while at anchor in the stream was ruu into by schr Frank Skillings, (which hid broken from her anchorage,) and hud starboard quar ter stove, stern damaged, and main boom broken. The F S kno< ked out bowsprit, and sustained other damage, and afterwards wo it ashore on the Hats at Cape Elizabeth. She came off next high water wlth ; out damage Several vessels it the wharves were badly chaied, but otherwise uninjured. A dispatch from Holme-’Hole states that barque Suliofe, (ol Bel last) from Miragosno for Boston, was towed into Edgartown 2><th, with l. ss of lore aud mainmasts. Brig E H Kennedy, for Boston, while going down river from Savannah, 2lst inst, struck the brig Clia* Poole, breaking main boom and receive.! other in juries. She afterwards struck barque John Harris and carried away a porti m of her rad and atancL ions. Sch Pulaski, of Jonesport. narted her chains at Boston on ThursJay, and drifted into one ol the wharves, carrying away bowsprit, head gear, and damaging bulwarks. Barque Pathfinder, Cape Stahl, of and from Rock land tor New Orleans, before reported, went on the reef west ol North Rock, Bermuda, on the 13th inst, the captain mistaking the light for that of a vessel in distress, and judging himself at least 100 miles west ol this point. A portion ol her cargo and ma terialb were saved. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAX PilANCISCO—Ar 21st, barque Par see, Soule, xiong Kong. ’ ^tiALVESTON—Ar lS'h, brig Waltham, Matthews, vrpvfntuiu?? B"u;k Clark, Pensacola. NEW OULEANS -Ar 2Cili. barque Horace Beale, Blankenship, Cardenas. MOBILE-CId 2Utb, sob Wings ol the Morning. McFarland. Galveston. 1 Ar 22d, barque Trajan, Sleeper, Boston: brig Tem pest. Meade. Havre. ^ KEV WEST—Ar 11th, brig Timothy Fie d W-e tyell, Cedar Keys. Sid lkth, brig Wm Creevy. Haley, rensacola. SAVANNAH—Ar 21st, brig Open Sea, Coombs Bridgeport, Ct. ’ • | Cld flat, brig Mvronns. Illggins, Baltimore. oncbiiJS »,Son-slJ p,ev tu 17a*’8Cb °race clifton> •affiSRS-^8* KC Thomas, Crock- J wT7 M'TvX?wA?en-Pett^- Boston. NwIy2rk>'01V Ar 22111 hn* s strout- Wallace, j Ar 24th,brig P M Tinker, Bernard. Boston frBALTlilOHE-Uelow 2.’tb, KMTc*.. J Sid, brig L T Knight, for Boston. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 24th, brig Anteloue TJ„„, bull, Portland; C Matthews, Cor, Newimn^’ ! Bid ;6th, brig R B Oove. Harknc.s, New Orlenm ^BW YURK—Ar 2«lh, brig Wm H Hanu, Card ' Sla^rTiUrk V/Chli M*rion tlage.Sbeppard, and Mat tie E Talter, Morris, Port Koval. Cld 26th, sens Keokuk. Small, Clenfuegos: Xorth orn Light, Moore, Machfas. > *?!? Virginia Price, Spates, Calais. T ’ww.w' ,blP..Il;o|n,ide', Merrill, I .lverpoo); barque Kb Hen y> T)omn'tm i C^aWESCE~Ari‘tb’ *Ch 3 p Adams. Brown, j t NEWPORT—Ar 27til, sch Hannibal, Cox, Phila delphia lor Boston. v«w Rerii'ord in port 27th. brigs Manzoni, wKwmhfor tor Bucksville, SC; Mattano,Idlswortn tor New fork; sih Sedonn, Teel, Portland for Chesa l*FALL*UI VE it—Sid 20th. sch Sarah Gardiner,Teel, ^hoivJfs^HOLE—Ar 26tli, brie H Means. Hop wtn.VAW Vork tor Portland; sch C Fantauzi.Woos r„ Fi»la>thport for do. g^j^scbs Mateos Hunter, A H Sawyer, Sea Queen, n Fantauazl. Ar 27th, barque Sullote, Brackett, Miragoane loi f Boston, (see disasters); brig J Bickmore, Tracy, IV Elizabethport lor Portland; acha S Watson, Smltv Philadelphia for Boston; Mary Brewer. Pease^a-a Julia E Gamage, New York for do; Sarah G aVETr. Teel, Fall River lor St George; Veto, RobiJJ^ fnJ Thomaaton lor New York; Vendovl, Grjyij— Irolo Rockland for Richmond; U S survey acrt^,w„ii Lea, and Bailey, Daria. Portland for Nej^york ’ BOSTON-Ar 2Tth. ship Ocean KofK wifonmb Batavia; acha Grace Clifton, CIlchrL,* flarien ()»'• Sea Queen, Guptill. Baltimore. Darlen’ ua> Ar 28th, acha MassatW afck, ftn New York; Gen Marion, Sylvester, W ’ Cld 28th, acb Statesma .. SALEM—Ar27th, brt, {?• FWhe?ier Gnntlll New York for Portland LuisaR^taaon do for Bucksport. . ee“ ”&ry Lj0UIBa’ K0‘n*0n’ MRKIGN PORTS. LiverpooialCV‘^* 4U> lnat' #hlP L Warren, Holmes, , ™u™aAa Oct 20, »UJp» Congress, Wyman, for hSvfit^rracan, Crowell, and Panther, Johnson, '“JlgrTork; Golden Hind, Davis, tor the Straits; AnBRca, Morse, une. _4r at Smyrna lutli nit, barque Rebecca Goddard, JBjhaon, Bi lndial. Ar at Malaga 4lb inst, brig A G Jewett, Reed, fin Marseilles. Ar at Genoa 7th inst, brig Sarah B Crosby, Crosby, New York; 8th, barque Rosamond, Wallace, do. Ar at Antwerp 7tli inst,barque Stella,Crocker, Bal timore. Sid tin St CreU 8th Inst, sell £ Richardson,Tliamp son, seeking. In port 9th, brig Jas Croaby, Baldwin, une. Clef at Kingston, Jamaica. 26th ult, sell Ada Ames, Marslon, New York. Ar at Havana 19th mat, barque Wm E Anderson, Pierce, Buckaport; brig Wm Mason, Wyman, Bath; 21at, barques Acacia, Robinson, Portland; J E Hol brook, Brown, Ellsworth; 2;id, barque Anna Walsb, Coombs, New York. Cld29th, barque Courser, Dickey, Galveston. Sid20th, brig MinnaTraub,Fredericks, Matanzaa; 20tb, Lije Houghton, Morton, New York. Ar at Matauz.ua I7lli inst, brig H G Berry, Colton, New York ; 20th, barque Devonshire, Hill, from Portland. Ar at Cardenas 19lli, brig B F Naali, Lancey, New York. Ar at Salt Cav, TX, 28th ult, sch John Boynton, Bred. Barbadoes. Cld 20th ult, brig Ortolan, Ely, Philadelphia. [Per City of Boston, at New York.] Sid On Liverpool 11th, Charles Owens, for Wil mington. Sid fin Studland Bay 11th, Hudson, Pratt, (from London) lor New York. Sid tin Swansea 10th, Rosario, Hamilton, fbr Rio Janeiro. Sid fin Queenstown llth. Alhambra, Monlton, (un Pensacola) for Liveipool. Ar at Palermo 1st inst, J H Pearson, Taylor, from Barcelona. Ar at navie 10th inst, Caatlne, Thurston, tm New Orleans. Ar at Hamburg 9tb, Col Adams, Morse. England; Winfield Scott, Rand, do. SPOKEN. Not 28, lat 48 60, Ion 14 20, ship Alex Marshall, tin Liverpool for New York. Dec 3, lat 48, Ion 10, ship S Curling, Morse, from Cardiff for ltlo Janeiro. Dec 13. off' Cape Hal tera;, ship Wallace, Carney, from New Orleans lor Liverpool. No date, off the Azores, brig Executive, Gorham, from New York tor Cette. ^ BOARD AND ROOMS. To Let with Board. A Large Front Parlor at 31 Free Street. Also Lodging Room with or without Board. Dec. 28 dlw* TO LEI, WITHOUT Board, a pleasant front room tarn ished. in the Western part of the City. to one or two tingle gentlemen. Address Box 42 Tost Of fice, Portland. no? 1® tt* LOST and found. LOST! BETWEEN the Grand Trunk and P. S. & P. Depot, A Solid Leather Portmanteau, Checked with a Boston andN. Y. Check, No. 989. The linder will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at the P. S, & P. Depot. decl9d2w * lost: A LARGE sized Morocco Wallet, containing two Railroad passes and a number of papers of no use to any person but the owner. An y person return - ing the same to tills office, or C. R. Chisholm & Bro., 307 Congress Street, will lie aubsMv rewarded. Dccembor 11. dtf iMin—kisni i iist—m is— n mmrar ,Wi' i < asav de Magnolia.—The prettiest thing, the “sweetest thing/' and the most ol* it for the least money. It overcomes the odor of perspiration; soft ens and adds delicacy to the skin; Is a delightful per fume; allays headache and inilamation, and is a nec essary companion in the sick room, in the nursery and upon the toilet sideboard. It can be obtained everywhere at one dollar per bottle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by ail Druggists. S. T.—1860.—X.—The amount of Plantation Bit ters sold in one year is something start ling. They would dll Broadway six feet high from the Park to 4th street. Drake's manulactory is one of the insti tutions in New York. It is said that Drake painted all the rocks in the Eastern States with his cabalistic “S. T.—1860—X./’and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the lace of nature,” which gave him a monopoly. vYe do not know how tills is, but we do know that Plantation Bitters bell os no other article ever did. They are used by all classes of the community, and are death on Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and week, and a great appetizer.” Sarato a prlng Water, sold by all Druggists. “In lifting the kettle from iho fire 1 scalded my sell vory beverely—one hand almost to a ciisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the pain almost immediately, it healed rapidly am! left very little scar. CJEiAS. Foster, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia." This is merely a sample of what the Mustang Lini ment will do. it is iuvaluabe in all cases of wounds, swellings, sprains, cists, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Beware of counterfeits. None is genuine unless wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature pf li. W. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri vate stamp of Demis Barnes & Co, New York. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. All who value a valuable head of hair, and its pres ervation from premature balduess and turning grey, will not fail to use Lyon's celebrated Kathanon. It makes the hair rich, soft and glossy, eradicates dand ruff, and causes the hair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lion, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by ail Druggists. What Did It? A young lady returning to her country home after a sojourn of a lew mouths in New York, was hardly recognized by her friends. In place of a rustic flushed lace, she had a soft ruby complex ion of almost marble smoothness, and instead of 2‘J she really appeared but 17. She told them plainly she used Aagan’s Magnolia Balm, and would not be without it. Auy lady cau improve her appearance very much by using this article. It can be ordored of any druggist lor ft) cents Saratoga Spring Water, sold by ail Pruggisis p 1 ( - ■ -;if n : : • lb 7 ■ 1 Heirastraets inimitable Ilsur Coloring lias been steadily growing in raver lor over twenty years: It arts upon the absorbents at the roots of the hair, and eiiauges to its original color by degrees. All instanr taueous dyes deaden and injure the hair. Hciin Btrocts is Hot a dye bat is certlin in its results, pro motes its growth, and is a beautiful Hair Dressing, Price bo cents and 31.00. bold by all dealers. Saratoga Spring Water, sold bv all Druggists. Lvob’to HAuiACf of Pure Jamaica Ginger— for Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headache, Cholera Moi bus. &c., where a warming, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and entire purity makes it a cheap and reliable article for culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50 cents per hot Saratoga Spring: Water, sold by all Druggists. n June 14, '60—eou&wly To the Senate and House of Representatives in the Legislature of Maine assembled: niHE undersigned, the Director! of the Cape Ellza * Steam Feuby Company, respectfully prey that said company may lie authorized to hi crease its capital stock ; also to ineroase the rates of toil upon said Perry to such amount ns the Legisla ture shall deem suitable. JOSEPH W. DYEE, BENJAMIN W. PICKETT CHARLES FOBES. Portland, Dee., 18Cg._dee n ,i2aw3w FAINTS ASP OILS, Drugs, Medicines, Dye-! stull’s, Window Glass. AGENTS FOB Forest River «£• Warren Lead Co.’t \ CRAFTS A WILLIAMS, Nos. 6 and 6 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Decl—TulhStly WANTED A Furni* rV. single Address 4 ,, Printer Wanted. l^tight Compositor on the Telegraphic Depart 0k ment of the Bath Daily Times. Good wages and permanent employment given to a First Class Compositor. None others need apply. Apply In person or by letter to UPTON & SHOREY, “ Times Office, Bath, Me." Bath, Dee. 28. d3t_ Flour Barrels Wanted. ON and after January 2d, 1867, we shall resume .the purcliase of Flour Brls. TOR CASH, at the Office of the Portland Sugar Co., 47 1-4 DaaferA 81. dc27dlin J. B.BBOn'N A BOWS. A Drug Clerk Wanted. ONE who has had several vean’ experience. Address P. O. Box 1U40. Dec. 27 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 fbr four years past, and can give the best tes timonials as to character and capability. Please apply to the office of J. B. BROWN Sc SONS, 27 Danforth Street. dcTfcllw* WM HEATHMAN. Book A Rents Wanted. F)R every town in the State. For terms apply to or address, _ _ J. PATTEN PITCH, dc20d2w* No 233J Congress Street, Portland, Me. Great Chance for Agents l WHAT The People want; A Complete History of the Oreat Rebellion; two Vol's in one, contain ing 1200 Royal Octavo Pages. Sold tor Five Dollars. Sold by Subscription only. Sole and Exclusive rights given, of uncanvassed territory with liberal commissions. ty For circulars and terms apply to or address, J. PATTEN FITCH, dcl72w* No. 233 1-2 Congress St. Portland, Ms. Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each for first class Flour Barrels suitable foi sugar. LYNCH, BARKER* CO., novl3dtf 130 Commercial street. $5! A Rents Wanted! $lo FIVE to Ten Dollars per day, by the Hartford Publishing Co. Box 1U0C Portland, Maine. Portland Dec. 17 _ _ dim* AGENTS WANTED, Ear Frank Maare’s New Work “WOMEN OF THE WAH.” AGENTS will find this a book of real merit and t» trintlc value—SUBJECT NEW—intentely inter esting and exciting. No Work ever attracted an. 1 engaged tbe public mind like this. Everybody wants It, and thousands will purchase it as soon as an op portunity is afforded them. Read what Agents say of it. One experienced Agent writes: It Is the easiest and pleasantest Book lie ever canvassed for; and says people are delighted with it, the Ladies especially. Another says: “Women of the War” is the nook of the season. Another, 137 Orders In Four Days. One reports 17 orders the first day of canvassing. Intelligent, active Males or Females will find the sale ot (Ais work a pleasant and lucrative employment. This book has no competitor—it comes fresh and new to tbe people. The territory is clean and clear.— Agents understand the advantages in this particular. For frill particulars send for Circular. Address C. A. CllAPIN, Phoenix Building, Boom 13, Boston, Mass. decl7d*wlm Wanted Immediately. -j f Good American, Nova Scotia and Irish iUU Girls todo housework, cook, ^c., in pri vate iamilies and hotels In this City and country. Situations sure. The best wages paid. A'SO 50 Girls to work in Factories. Fanners 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, 351* Congress Street, up stairs. Cox * POWARS. sept28dtl late WflTNi '• OO. UFA 1. Km i 1.. FOR SALE. Grove Hill Farm • THE above Farm is situated cn an eminence over looking the beautiful aud thriving village of Bridgion Center and within one halt a mile ol the business portion. It is pronounce*! u jL tvV have Been it to be the beet and most doshablc 1 cullon iu the County. It comprises 110 acres, conveniently di vided into tillage, pasturage, wood land and timber land: cuts from 45 to 50 tons first quality of hay. The buildings consist of a two story house, built in 185a, at an expense ol $3/00, with barn and out buildings in good repair. For particulars apply to C. P. KIMBALL, or H. W. GAGE, (firm ofsiro >t He Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WALKER. Bridgion, or to the subscriber. RICHARD GAGE. Bridgton, l)ee., 1806.dec 27 eod&wtf For Sale. AVERY desirable and convenient 1£ story house, with barn, w'ood shed and carriage house, all iu good order, with seven acres ot land, only one mile outside of city, upon which there are 300 choice fruit trees, consisting of apple, pear, plumb and cherry; also an abundance of currants, gooseberry, strawber ry, &c., with very best ot water, large brick cistern and furnace in the cellar; a splendid garden and in a first rate neighborhood, and in every way a desira ble projierty. Immediate possession given. Prise only $5000. HANSON A HOW, Real Estate Agents, No. 345 Congress Street. dec3—dim VJOTICE. 1 will sell on favorable terms as to li 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 F ranklin and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH He REED, Attorneys, Portland. jyl2tt 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 14 dtf EM)R HAIjK, In Gorham, lllteen minutes walk J1 from tue Depot, a nearly new, neat Cottage House, Baru and outbuildingsJinving all trie conven iences and in prime condition. It is situated neav a grove aud a snort iiislatiCu Irom the County road. - Apply to J. E. STEVENS. Gorham, July 17. First Class Houses for Sale. 1TTE offer tor sale the eight first class brick houses, U 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 tliroughout.— They will be sold at a low price, and on very favora ble terms. Apply at our office, No. 274 Danlorth St. J. B. BROWN He SONS, or WM. EL JEREIS. Real Estate Agent, opposite the Preble House. October 16, 1866. dtf House Cots on India St., for Sale. TT'NQUIRE of CON ANT * RAND, Pi 153 Commercial Street, or ou H. M. PAYSON, Portland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange street. Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, N COIMEBCIAL STREET. THE subscribers offer for sale the lot of hind on the southerly side ot Commercial Street, head ot Dana's Wharf, measuring 72 by 150 feet. For fur ther particulars inquire Jonas u. per ley, Oct IB tf or W. S. DANA. I? A Km for Male. The subscriber offers his J? (arm for sale or wiil exchange ibr city property. It is a lirst rale farm oi llo acres, with a two story

House, in good i epaii and a new Barn with cellar, 40x60. There is a never (ailing supply oi good water and wood lot. Said iarm is situated on the road from Saccarappa to Gorham Corner, about one mile from the latter place. For further particulars apply to DOW & JOHNSON, Moulton street, or J. H. Cook, on the premises. jy27-eodtf Valuable Real Estate on Elm St. FOB SALE, A PORTION of the ‘-DAY” Estate on Elm Street, " comprising over 2b00o ttjet of land, together with Brick Houses, Stable &c. This property is lo cated on Urn and Cumberland streets all susceptible ol' improvement, and has a flout on Elm street oi ‘_'b2 icet. The al>ovc property is offered ibr side cither lu por tions or colicctively, on liberal terms. Apply to angL’P— tf_JOHN C. EitUUTOR, For Lease. TU1E rut uaUc lot of land corner ol JVIiU.Ue and Pluinb Street., lor n term of yearn. Enquire Of C. 0. MITCHELL & SON, Aug. 28, 1HSC—dU _ 1,8 Peru Street. MHouw lor Sale, No 32 Myrtle Street. Eu' qulre at No. 8 Central Wharf. July 12—dtl Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. ’ | 'HE Oxford Honae, pleasantly situated in the vil 1 lace ol Erveburg, Oxford county, Maine. Is ot lered lor .ale at a bargain, It applied lor soon. The Hu us, hi large, In good repair, with luinlture and Uxiure. throughout, together w ith all necessary outbuildings. for full particular, inquire ol HOitATIO BOOTHBY, ' „ Proprietor, or Hansonx Dow, 345 Congrei. st. Kryeburg, Sepi. 29, lMU;. dtf Farm Ibr bale. I WILL sell my mrm near Allen’s Comer West brook, about throe mile, from Port land, one mile from horse cars, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said mrm contains almut lOti acre., fait of it very valuable for tillage, and part ol it for building Iota. There is a good house, two largo barns, :uid out hous es on the premises. 11 will he sold together, or lu lot. to suit purchasers CYUCH THUBLOW, sepll-dtt IU5 Commercial St. For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, ! from a fishing Schooner of 1U0 tons; also Top tails, Fore and Mainsail., second band. SAMPSON & CONANT, decide No. 10 ft 20 Commercial Wharf. The U. S. Pension Agency I. removed from 19J Market Square to Payton’s new j building, Exchange Street, third floor. HENRY WILLIS, Dec 24—dftwlw Pens. Agt. 1 tNSrRANCL FARMER S OWNERS OFTlVE STOCK, The Hartford Live Stock Ins. Co., Cash Assets, - - - $170,000 All Paid In ana Securely Invested, Is n ,w prepared to iuuc Police, ou HOUSES, CATTLE, and Live STOCK ol all kind., against DEATH ot THEFT at moderate rates of Premium. Farmers and Owners of Valuable Horses, Stable-keepers aud otkers, Now hare an opportunity to in ure with a sound ami reliable compauy, against loss by FiltE, DISEASE, or ACCIDENTAL CAUSES, aud from THIEVES. POLICIES ISSCED BT W. 1>. LITTLE & CO., Ueneral Agents, At OtBees No. TO Commercial Street, And in Lancaster Hall Building, Market Square, POBTLAND. By Canvassers and Sub Agents Wanted. Dec U—Jt\v6w SECURITY. CONDENSED STATEMENT ui the Con dition •>! tho S ECU KIT ¥ INSURANCE COMPANY' of New York, on the first day of November, 1860, made to tlie State of Maine, pursuant to the Statute of that State. NAME AND LOCATION. The same of this Company Is the Secdritv Iif BUBANcu Com fan v, incorporated In leSO, and lo cated in the city of New York. CAPITAL. Tho capital of said Company actually paid up in cash is $1,000,000 co The surplus on the first day ot November, 1866,.$451,384 68 Total amount of capital and surplus, $1,461,381 58 ASSETS. Cash Items, t - - $316,368 42 United States Bonds, - - - 285,707 50 State, County and City Bonds. - 101,000 00 Bonds and Mortgages, ... - 498,184 00 Interest accrued, but not due, - 18,254 70 Unpaid Premiums, - - - 64.047 78 Special Loans, and all other Property, - 146,872 93 $1,430,036 33 LIABILITIES. Ain’t cf Losses adjusted, and dne and unpaid, none. “ “ Incurred, and In process of adjustment, ... - $186,331 43 All other existing claims against the Com pauy,. 36.729 04 Total amount of Losses, Claims and Liabil ttas,.$203,560 47 Stave ow New Yobk, 1 City and County ol New York, J b A. F. Hastings, President, and Frank W. Ballard Secretary, of tho Security Insurance Company, being severally and duly sworn, depose and say, and each Ibr himself, that the foregoing is a true, lull and coirect statement ol the affairs of the said Cor poration, and that they are tho above described of ffcers ihereot. Swom to before me, Nov 13,18C6. THUS. L. THOENELL, Notary Public. A, F. HASTINGS, President. FBANK W. BALL.UtD, Secretary. Loring, Stackpole & Oo, Agts, Office No. 117 Commercial St., dc20-eod3w PORTLAND. Reliable Insurance \ W.DsLITTLE&Co, General Insurance Agents, Offices (for the present) at No 79 Commercial St,& SO Market gqnara, (Lancaster Hall Building,) CONTINUE to repreaent tlie billowing Pint Claas Fire Companies, viz: Phoenix, Of Hartford, Ct. Merchants’, Of Hartford, Ct. City Fire, Of Hartford, Ct. North American, Of Hartford, Ct. New England, Of Hartford, Cl. Atlantic, Of Providence, R. Atlantic Mntnnl,, Of Exeter, N. H. And are prepared to place any amount wanted on Good property, at the most favorable rates. WFAKM AND VILLAGE Property, and CITY DWELLINGS and Household Furniture insured for a term of yesrs, on liisblv lavorable rates. LOSSES PttO.WPTLY ADJUSTED AND PAID as heretofore, at our office. Every loss ol these of fices by the grant lire in this City, was paid up with out any delay, difficulty or discount, (ot more than simple interest,) to the entire saiisfiietion of all the jiarties, to whom we are at liberty to refer. Dec. 27 dtf CONDENSED STATEMENT Of the condition of the Bay State Fire Insurance Co., Or Wobcesteb, Mass., As made to Secretary of State, Nov. 1,18«6. Capital Stack,..9130,000. Amount of Capital Stock actually paid in, $101,800. AMOUNT OF ASSETS. U. S. Bonds, par value,. 43,730,00 State of Vermont Stocks. 5,000,00 Bank Stocks in Worcester and Boston,. 45,485,00 Rail Road Stocks. 12,831,00 Loaned City ef Worcester on demand, . 20,000,00 Loaned with Collateral,. 5,000,00 Cash on band,. 9,382,15 Cash in hands of agentB,. 2,782,03 Other Cash Itolns,. 1,200,00 *145,410, is LI ABILITIES. Am’t of losses due and unpaid,. 205,00 Amount of losses claimed and unpaid,. 4,475,00 Am’t of losses reported upon which the liabil ity of tbe Company ia not determined,.. 0,200,00 10,970,00 W. S. Davis, President. L. C. Pabks, Secretary. Jl. H. IVEB8TER, Agent, decOdSw No 10 South Street. rsow IS THE TIME TO INSURE! WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of* New Yorlf. Cash Assets, $18,000,000. Increasing at the rate of 9300,000 per mouth. Another Grand Dividend! WILL be made on the first of February next. Thoso who Insure at this time will derive tlie benoflt of that dividend, which will ad.' largely to the sum injured, or may be used in payment of fu ture premiums. It is the best IN ew Year’s Gift ! A man con bestow on his fimilv, In v.ew of the un* certainty of lift. Many Policies now subsisting with this Great Company ore yielding a Liltuii UiRUsli, as the following cases will show: No of Am’t Ain’t of Dividend Policy. Insured Prcm. Pd. Additional 818 *3800 2252,20 <2710,22 «« 500 251,23 375,02 7767 8000 3000,20 «i*A7 7863 5000 2608,00 3217A4 10325 1000 350,80 5m!s3 10703 3000 1066,20 1570,63 1116 1000 533,00 686,93 12110 1500 410.93 623,24 Kif" Many more cases wtili similar results and names cun be furnished to tlioac who wUi fevor us with a call at our office. jar Do not fell to examine Into the advantages this Great Company presents before insuring else where, by applying a^th^A^M^of Office 70 Commercial £>t., Up Stairs. jyNon-Forfeiting, Endowment, Ten Year, and all other form of Policies are issued by this Company on more fevurable advantage than b> any otherCum peny-__ dec>7dtf LH. Tvrombley, General Insurance Broker, • would inform bis many lriends and I he pubi c generally that he is prepared to continue the Insur ance Busin, ss as a Broker, and can place Fire, Life and Marine Insurance to any ,jttcut In the best Com p inies in the United States. All business entrusted to my c re shall be feithiu.iy attended to. Office at C. M. Klee’s Paper Store, Np. 183 Fore St, where orders can be leit. luliett KEMOVA A . Sparrow’s Insurance Office Is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, I to the new and commodious rooms | NO. GO EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, whore he is now prepared to place insurance; in all its forms, and for any amount, in companies second to i no others on the globe, and on the most fevurable I terms. J3T’ Parties preferring first class insurance, are res- ! pectfuily invited to call. November 5.18GC. dtf Ocean Insurance Company. Annual Meeting. THE Stockholders of the Occim Iimuraur. Company, are hereby notilied to meet at the Office ot Baid Company, on Monday the 5th day of , January, A. D. 1887, at 3 o’clock P.' M„ tor the pur pose of choosing Seven Directors for the ensuing year and for the transaction of any other business which may then be legally acted upon. T,-., ^ Giio. a. Wright, sec’y. Portland, Dec. 11,1866, dec 12 (ltd I insurance. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. BE1CSN of the 71 amt foe torero’ |.lnr> once Company of Bmtoa, on the Fir,, day of November, ISO!*. State the name of the Com pany? Manulaeturers’ In surance Co., Where located? Boston, When Incorporated? Feb. 23, 1822, Amount of capital? 8100.000 00 Amount of capital actually , , 400,000 00 ri umber ot shares, and par value of each? 400u 100 Amount of fire rinks out standing? 10.243.829 00 Amount of marino risks Tota^amounTof oulstand- U.200.T12 00 Axuount^of United States **W“ 00 stock or treasury notes owned by the Company? Stateamonntof each k ind and par value and market Par Mar t value of each. Value, Value. B<?.nda "fjf81' 100,000 110,000 « 18W, 6-20S, 65,000 68,000 7 3-lOs, 25,000 25,000 Amount of bank stocks? 193,000 00 State amount of each kind and par value and market value of each. 50 shares Third National Bank, Sprlngilokl, Mass., loo 100 5 000 00 60 share. N. Eng. National ’ Bank, BoBton, 100 115 I two 71 1000 shares National City ’ Bank, Boston, 100 107 gi 405 37 550 shares Shoe & Leather ’ National Bank, Boston, 100 130 54 006 32 500 shares Shawmut Na- ’ tioual Bank, Boston, 106 110 44 log 011 20 shares Market Nation- ,108 00 Bailie, Boston, 100 105 132 87 187 shares State National Blink, Boston, 100 107 14.C68 37 108 shares Eagle National Bank, Boston, 100 115 is 412 22 100 sliares Bay State Na- ’ tlonal Bank, Lawrence, 75 75 7 500 00 160 shares ltailroad Na- ’ Uona1 Bank, Lowell, 100 105 13,002 00 300 sliares Second Nation al Bank, Boston, 100 110 28137 so Amount of railroad bonds? ’ State amount of each kind and par value and market value of each. uuvDiuit; iciiiroau ■Sfotel'Ml and Dock 100 ®° 87’783 " CaThK0^! estato 1000 l°°° 5°’°09 °° owned by die Company? 29 906 47 Amount ol cash on band? inclu’g loans and advances on losses not adjusted, 58,723 00 Amount loaned on mortgage of real esate? 41 500 00 Amount loanodon collateral? 81,800 00 Amount loaned without col lateral? endorsed notes, 24,352 00 Amount of all other Invest meats? 13,000 00 Amount of premium notes on risks terminated? 8,697 50 Amount of losses due and unpaip? none. Amount of losses claimed and unpaid? non8. Amount of losses reported upon which the liability of the ompany is not de termined? 127,000 00 Amount of cash received for premiums on lire risks? 99,699 00 Amount of cash received for premiums on marno issks ? 30,4?G 31 Amount of notes recerived for premiuums on maiiue risks? 395,358 G3 Amount of cash received for interest? 82,351 24 Amount of income received from ull other sources? wnt, „ „ 6,369 67 Amount of Are losses paid last year? 336,950 22 Amount of marine losses paid last year? 392,051 30 Amount ot dividends paid the last year? 80,000 00 Amount paid for expenses of olhco? 26,692 12 Amount of other expendi tures? Stato and U. States Taxes, 39.375 21 Amount received In cash for lire risks not terminated? 112,628 10 Amount required to re-tn sure oil outstamling risks? from 75 to 90 per cent of premium, Amountof premium notes on risks not terminated? 123,401 77 Amount of delinquent notes not charged to profit and loss? 251 00 Highest rate of interest re ceived? 7 3-ios How many shares of capital stock are pledged to the Company? none. Balance to credit of profit and loss account? 173,452 53 How many shares of the capital stock are owned by Company, or not sub scribed lbr? none. What amount of the capital consists of the stockhold ers’ notes? nothing. _SAMUEL GOULD, President. JAS. J. GOODBICH, Secretary. COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS. Suffolk ss t Fersoiialiy appeared Samuel Goold. President, and Ja». J. Goodrich, Secretary of tlie above Company, and severally made oath that the above statement, by them subscribed, is, in their belief, true. Before me, EDWARD STEARNS, Justice of tho Peace. The above statement of tho Manufacturers* In surance Company exhibits its condition alter pay I ing a larger amount of losses by the late liro than those of any other Company. These losses were all paid immediately and without giving tlio insured any trouble in tho matter of proof or otherwise. This Company so well known for its ability and promptitude is now prepared to take risks against hire on all insurable property at fair rates of pre mium. Apply to NATH*L P. DEERING, Agfnt, No. l'J Free Street, Portland. decl2eod3w Holyoke Mutual Fire Ins. Co., SALEM, MASS. Statcmout of tl.o condition of said Company ou the 1st day of November, A D, 1866, being the date of Its exhibit next preceeding Dec 1, 1866. Amount of Capital Stock,.*712,761,38 Consisting of Notes and Statute Liabilities,...€05,198,58 And of cash assets as follows: Mortgages,. 15,630,91 Hank Stock,... 42,295 Real Estate,. 29,460 Railroad Bonds and Stocks,. 6,137,50 State and City Bonds,........... 6,705 Loans on collateral and notea re ceivable,. 2,696,16 Sundry Assets,...i. 610,94 Cash on hand,..;... 3,872,4# Balance in agents' hands,. 167,89 -*712,764,38 Amount at Risk,. ...14,648,738,11. LIABIUTIE#: Losses claimed,...2,306 Drafts given in payment for losses,not yet pre sented for payment,.. .3,803,80 Unclaimed Dividends... .572,64 Aco. Stoby, Prcst. Thomas H. JonssoM, Sccy. J> II. WEB8TIR, Agent, d»*J3w _Ne 10 South street. SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— Rife Iasnrance! TTAVING been appointed OentTal Agents for .Xa Maine oi (ho old .wow i nsinnil Muiual Life Ins. Co., 01' Boston, Mass., being IlieoMost purely Mutual Lire , ns. Co. in America, we wish fitly good, active agents ta work in the didereut cities anu villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reterenco ‘ *0 be give 'the Co. is 23 years old and lias paid in Dividends ?t,2tT,OOi) 00 and over *2,000,000 00 in loss by death. It has now a wcll-iiivesied accumulated -apltal ol over M,eCKT,(W0 00. The Co. formerly made tnd paid its dividend;, once in five years. A Divi dend will lie made up in Nov. iSGti, and annually thereafter, and available one year tram date of Poli ey. Applications for local Agencies will be made to It typesSMALL & SON, Gen'l Agents, no'-'ldJm Biddelbrd, Me. Portland M. Fire Insurance Co. A further Dividend of 6 per cent., lias been de clared, payable on the first day of January next, at Ottlee. Members who have not pah] tiolr Premium Notes Ore advised to do so at once, as by the requirements of the Cliarti r said Notes must sooli pass into an At torney’s hands for collection, with cost, if not adiust - • CDWAKD SHAW. Secretary. Dec. 27. dot J MS* tt: . M A O I C H A I II Restorative ! ! XO. I, Will Restore Giaj «i Faded Hair t# its ORIGINAL COLOR, E IT HEP BLACK OB BBQWX. Strengthens the hair anti gives nour Lament to the roots. Makes the hair soft and moivt. Prevents and cures Dandruff A Splendid Hair Dressing, Ymaarim TO RB TEE Best and Cheapest in ihc Market. MAGIC HAIE DY E' Has only to be npidieil to tho Hair or Whiskers and the work is done; n;> washing. liT Pur sale by all Druggists. -g=m CHIBhEI NBWHALIj, Proprietor, OctlSeod_47 Hanover st, Boston. 3m i removalT ! M. J. Cushman’s Millinery Store HAS been removed from No. 12 India street to No *5 Middle street, between India and Hampshire streets. Just added a good variety of goods suitable 1 for HOLIDAY PRESENTS. Q3P“Please call. declOdGw I - -^ RAILROADS. POKTLAND Sfti.O l PORTSMOUTH R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT, Commencing Monday, Kor. l!llh, 18o<i. Passenger Trains leave Portland Tor *1^^3B§Bo.ton at 8.40 A. M„ and 2.20 P. M. p^'^ESton lor Portland at 7.3n A. M., and,2.30 Biddefof.? * ,d Laborer’s Train will leave Baco at 8 ftnday* excepted, at 8 A. M„ and TteturnlnJ »■ ,vl,“«in tland at 8.40. detord and?ntemedu[u -lp°M* B“' A special freight train \Pino118 .. . •d. will leave l4tlandatVio ***£n#?r <** atLAQe^T Btddetord, and returning* u^' ^Pa and .Saco at 8 40 A. M. 8 av ®*ddolord at 8.30 Portland, Oct 29, 1886.FRA*ClS CHas*. 8*pJ. -- -___- noidtf GRAND TRUNK HAIlwaT Ol Canada. ' -A-Iteration of Trains. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. nMfcilffTT 5*~i at“J Mvndan, Nov. 12,1*68, MB^SHsttiiins will run a* follows Train for South Pane and Ifowlkton at 7 46 A M *1»il’*'r“l“ «<» Watervilte, Bangor, ClorUain, Island Pond, Montreal and Quobtu at 1. lu P. M. rai s CVm!fta wia* ^P*8** train for Toron I°{ « I » 1 VP $*%**- Sleeping cars attached from island Pond to Quebec and Montreal. Train lor South Paris at G.00 P. M. No baggage can be received or checked alter llie tuno above stated. Trains win arrive as follows From So. Paris, Lewiston and Auburn, at 3.10 A. x. Jbroin Montreal, Quebec, Ac., - - l.u t. u. The Company are not rcsponXMe for ba«a® to any amount exceeding (so liTvalue (and tliatpcTson al) unless notice t» given, and paid for at the rale oi one passenger for every .OOUaddltioual value. ,, n ... Managing Director. D. DAILJc 1, Local Dujtcrmtmitcnt. Portland, Nov. 2,1S06. dtf PORT LANtl&KUCHESTEtt R.R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. 1-g-cc-nrmn On and utter Monday. Dec. 17, 18CC, IHHCSHR trains will rnn as follows: ~ ‘.“Wf*' trains leave Saco River for Portland at 5.30 and 0.00 A. M., and 2.40 P. M. Leave Portland tor Saco Rlvor 7.15 A. M., 2.01 and 5.45 P. M. Freight trains with i aseenger car attached will leave Saco River tor Porilaud. 6.50 A. M. I.oave Portland tor Saco River 12.15 P. M. Ur'ntagesconnect at i.orliam for West Uorbam, Blandish, Steep Falls, Baldwin, Denmark, larhago, Bndgton, Lovell, tiuain, Brownfield, rryebury, Conway, Bartlett,dackbou LimingtoinConiiabAei ter, Freeiloni.Madiaun. utwlLaion. N. it. At Buxton Center lor West Buxton, Bonny Eagle, South Limington, Limiugtou, Limerick, Newtfold, Parsonslield and Ossiuee At Saccaranpa for South Windham, Windham IW1 and North Windham, daily By order oi the President. Poitland. Dec. 14,1360—dir SPECIAL NOTICE. OWING to the breaking of a Driver on the Engine “ Westbrook,” the rsgular freight train on the Portland and Rochester R. it. will be discontinued Ibr a lew days. dc20utf PORTLAND& KENHEBEC R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT, Coiiitiencing Monday, Nor. 12ih« 1888. Passenger Trains leave Portland daHv ^iy * Tffgg at l.Oo P. M., lor Rath, Augusta, Wat erviue, RcuuaU’sMills,Skowhega 11, and iuterincdiate Stations, (connecting at Brunswick with Androscog R. R., for Lewiston and Farmington, and at Kendall’s Mills with Maine Central R.R.) lor Bangor and intermediate stations. Fan* as low by this routs as any other. Leave Portland lor Bath, Lewiston, Augusta and intermediate stations on Saturday only at 7.45 P. M Mixed Train leaves Portland for Brunswick and in termediate stations daily, except Saturday, at 5.30 P. M. Freight Train, with passenger car attached, will leave Portlaudtor Skowhegan aud inte mediate sta tions every morning at 7 o'clock. Trains horn Brunswick and Lewiston arc duo at Portlaud at 9.20 A. M., and from Skowliegan and Farmington and all Intermediate stations at 2.00 P. M. to connect with trains for Boston. Stages for Rockland connect at Bath; and for Bel fast at. Augusts, leavin' daily on arrival oi train from Boston, leaving at 7.30 A. M.; and lor fcolon, Anson, Norridgewock, Athens and Moose Head Lake at Skowheguu, aud for Gliiua, Last and North Vassal t»oro* at V a-salboro’: tor Unity at Kendall's Mill's, and for Canaan at Pianon’s Ferry. Wo II ATCfi, Superintendent', Augusta, Oct 27,18CG. novl2dti TO TUrl \*EL,ERS. Through Tickets from Portland To all Points West & South, VIA Tilt New York Central, ICrie & Lake shore. And Pennsylvania Central Railroads, For Hale nt the I.owe.i rale, at the West er,, Railway Ticket OIBce,—LANCASTEjR HALL BU1LH1NO, Makkbt Hvvark. W. D. LITTLE d) CO., Oeneral Ticket Agent,. £ST Passage Tickets for Callfuniia, via steamers from New York on the 1st, 11th, and 21st of each month lor tale at this ofhce.as heretofore. dc'.'Sdawtl mM cl^raT r. r7 WINTER ARRANGEMENT On and after Monda^November 13th, w^J^-^Mf^currenr. tiaius will leave PoiUaud for Bangor and all Intermediate station on this line, at 1.10 P. M. daily. For Lew is ten and Auburn hair, at 7.40 A.M. KM^Frcight trams for Waterville and all interme diate stations, leave Portland at g.25 AM, Tram irom Bangor is due at Porrland at 1.4ft P. M, in season to connect with train for Boston. From Lewiston and Auburn ouly,at a.IQ A. M. EL WIN NOYES, Sup'. Nov. 1,1666 noydtt CITV NOTICES. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or sidewalk. Sect. 60.—The tenant or occupant, and in case there should be no tenant, the owner, or any person having the care of any budding or lot of land border ing on any street, lane, court, square ui public place within the city where there is any tooting or side walk, shall, after the ceasing to fell of any snow, it in the day time, within throe hours, aud if in the night time, before ten of the clock ot the forenoou, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from such footway or sidewalk; an-1, in uelault theraoi, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than two dollars, nor more than ten dollars; and for each and every Lour thereafter that the same shall remain on such foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or other person shall forfeit and pay a sum not less tt»an one dollar nor more than ten dollars. All persons arc hereby notified to govern them ! selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will bo en forced. JOHN S. UEALD, declSdtf City Marshal. GRAND OPENING —OF— Fancy Goods,Ladies’ Toilet Articles, ARTISTS* MATERIALS, holiday presents in general, at the new an l be imiiuDy fitted np Drag Store ot A. G. SOULOTTERBECK dr CO„ APOTHECARIES AND CHEMISTS, 303 coneiltj UTRtET, (One dour above Brown,) 1 Ole Sal ardor) Evei.hig, Dec. 44, 1800. Portland, Dec. 24. dlw blaIkets JUST RECEIVER EASTMAN BROTHERS 10-4 All Wool Blankets, ^4.50 PerPair. EAST ATA2T BROTHERS, dec24dlw 334 Cee|rrn 91. Portland Academy. (hvioh mix, mTbub street. Winter Term begins Dec. 3,1866. TJUPILS of all age, and attainments received it I. any time in the Term. Terms $10.00 per term of ten weeks, private recitations and private classes attended to by the Principal at any hour of the dav or evening. j grins for private Instruction made known on oi» plication to tuo Principal. „ - „ CJ®A»* »• WII-K8, Principal, ■ "E Hanover street d<*3—,tw» ■jVOTtCE Is hereby riven, that the subscriber bal XI been duly appointed and taken open himself tlie trust of Administrator with the will annexed of the estate ot , J0S1AH MILLIKEN. la‘oof P‘>rt'and, In the County vf Cumberland, de ceased. and given bond, a, th i law dtrecis. All persons having demand, upon the dale r.l sal.1 de toaaed, are required toexhtbtt the .ante; and all per sons Indebted to said estate are called upou to make paymtnt to SETH Al. MILCiNKN, Administrator with the will annexed. Portland, Doc. 4, lstki. decildou* OTICE la hereby given, that the subscriber has XV been duly appointed Executor of the Will of DaSIRL Hood, late of Portland, in (ho Couuty of Cumberland, deceased, aitd ha, tak en upon Idmsclf that trust by giving lmnds as the law directs. All persons having demand, upon the estate of said deceased, ore required to exldbit Hie same; and all persons indebted to said estate are c.. ! ed upon to make payment to SEW A 1,1. B. HASKELL, Fxecntor. Portland Dec. 4, IMS. doc 11 tlawyw 51 — — ■— , ■—■ -r STEAMERS. Montreal OceanSteamship Co. CABBYING THE CANADIAN A AND UNITED STATES MAIDS. PI.I«rKol '• I—d.Uder,r • ^U-cP*4 H-“ ,U,n »« JlDomSdSi,^!Pft,.DKn"eM', c"Pt. Watu, wilt December ®TODAY, atib Jaesaagsa,-u”^ » Pavablo to Oold or lta equivalent. *2S‘ tJT*For b reight or passage apply to Portland, Mm.lil, W.' 'Dec. S^Utd 9*' FARE REDUCED TO BOSTON. Summer Arraugriurnt! Until further notice the Mi-ainert of the Portland Steam 1‘ackot Co. 1 will run an follows Leave Atlantic Wharl for 8 .8ton. 7 o’ -lock I .rreJwry (•*cePt «uadav)at Cabin Urc Ho8ton tbo Hama days at 5 P. M. D«ck, *15S dwceil rai’c«kiiiie liolu'‘»><' be had ol idle Agtmu. it re Freight taken an utua). May 22U,|, lHtkt-ilt, l> L1LLING8' AS<>D‘ International Steamship Op. KoAlpurt, ITilais an<l si. John. WINTEE ARRANGEMENT. ONE TRIP I*EII WEEK. 0? a"lt *rter Monday. December «,¥*'. J®? steamer NEW tiltUNS C.,,t. E. B. WINCHES ,IRK, wilt leave Hall Road wharf, toot of State Sr., every Monday at 6 o’clock P. M for l£ast j»ort and St. John. * RETURNING, will leave St. John every 1IIL KS DA i, at 8 o'clock A. M. ^At Eaatport Stage Coaches will connect tor Ma At St John the E. £ N. A. Railway will connect tor Shediac. received on days of sailing until 4 o'clk. N^o-dtf_ PORTLAND AND NEW YORK STEAMSIIU* COMPANY. SE9II-WEEKI.Y LINE. Tho splendid and fast Steam ships Dlhluo, Capt. H. shcr. woon, and FRANCONIA, cant. YV. YV. Siiebwood, will, untU , - ---farther notice, run as follows: Leave Browo’s Whart.Portland,every WEDNES 15AF and SATURDAY, at 4 P. A!., and leave Pier ermm’i'' N'T Tf1',’ ^*2! WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY , at 4 oYlock P. 8|, These vessel* are lit cd up with tine accommoda tions lor passenger j, malu"> thi* the most needy *“c aP.a com tollable routo lor travellers between M-'dne. Pas-age, In State Room, |«.oo < abm passage »5.oo. Meals extra. Good* torwardod l.y this lino to and mini Mon tr. al, yuebee, Bangot, Bath, Angu.ta, Ea,u,oit and St. Join. Shipper* are requeued to srud their Height to the leS“pSkSnd* y P' U- oa Ui“ <*»> ibat they For height or passage apply to ? p,: Ax.fi &.FOX, Brown’s Wharf, Portland. J. F. AMES, Pier m East Itivor. Maying Isos._ dtl HOTELS. MILLS HOUSE, CHARLESTON.SO. CAROLINA. f I'EK proprietor ha* the pleasure to lutbnn the J. traveling public that the above houso is now upon tor the reception of guests, having made extensive al terations, improvements, and refurnished It through out, it Is now in capital order, and every exertion will be made to render it acceptable to his patrons. nolOeodtm JTOBEP1I PIBCELL. UNITED STATES HOTEL, PORTLAND, MAINE, TIIo subscriber, recently Proprietor of tbe COM -Mh ib 1AI HOUSE, (will,1, was destroyed in Uie great lire,) begs lo annoiuuc to Ids old patrons ami tlic pnbik' that lie lias leased the above Intel and will open for (lie ucconimudutiou uj the public Lenci ally. on Saturday August 11. Thankful to his old cuHtoiucrn for f.aa»t patronage, bo would solicit u continuance or flic t>ame. TERMS 1'AVOli AISLE. ang29-6m N. .1. DAVIS. Daily Press Job Office, 179 Commercial Street. EVERY DESCRIPTION OF BOOK, fHID. k JOB PRIM, Executed with Neatness and Despatch, Having completely refurnished our uillta alnc. tha Great Eire, with all kinds of New .Material, Preases, <&e., we are prepared on the short 091 possible notice to accommodate our friend* and tl.e public with Posters, Programmes, BIL(.-HEADS, CIRCULARS, Cards, Tags, Blanks, Labels, And every description ot Mercantile Printing:. We have superior facilities for the execution ot BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, Arc., Which lor neatness and dispatch cannot be surpassed UT Orders from the country solicited, to which prompt attention will bo paid. Daily Press Job Ollice 179 Commercial St., Portland, __N. A. FOSTEB, Proprietor 1 have ju«t received from hlr. C. P. Kroll, of New York, one ot his Patent Hair Hrushln, Machines, which I have now in.aeration st my new Shaving and Hair Dressing Room, No 310 Congress street, opuo site Mechanics’ HsJl. where also may bo found by REPKODDCIQIt, NATL RAldZfclt. Ac. dclSdtl_II. H. JoHUaOiV. EXTEA INDUCEMENTS —TO— BO°K CANVASSERS ! ONE o{ tho best selling Books everoiVered to the public is now ready. Twenty-five Thousand Copies ordered in Four .Wonlhs! Agents are selling from Twenty to TiAy copies per week! Ono good, active* Agent wanted In every town in Maine and New Hampshire. For circulars, terms, *c., address HARTFORD PlIBLieHl^ CO., Bor 1600. PORTLAND, ME. dec24ood?w* Jackson’s Catarrh SnulT! ELEOAilT fBOCHE and s\l I F Combined lor Cough8, Catarrh,Bronchiti8. Cold*, Hoarseness, Asthma, vad Breath, Headache,JOc, Instintiv relieve? annoying Cwnahs In Church Cure*'A atari-few positively without nyrtcubo. \ohinible to «inffcrs,Clergy, &c., clear# and Miieugtheu# the voice; acts quidrtv; tastes plauw antly; never aaawratcw. - Freveiitw talcing rora from Slewing. 1 rrtarew LIT* Sold by Druggist* or sent i.y mill Lu hoe 35 cts to llooppr, Wilson A Co., (sen loeodtj uue 18i;tj PHILADELPHIA. _ w . W. W1IIPPI.E, Portland, WhnX-salc Agt. Port la nd Lu u n dry. Orders received at the Office of the Forest City Dvo House, No. 310 Congress Street Notice is hcrebv given that the Portland Jatumix> has been reopened ov the subset iber. w ho lias been many years connected with the well known Chelsea Dye House ami Laundry, and with the eiperienc* thus .leguired he is now prepared to do ;dl descrip tlons ot Laundry work in a satlsthctory manner. JyddCm A. T. CRAWLEY, Agent