Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, 3 Ocak 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated 3 Ocak 1867 Page 2
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Washington. [Correspondence of the Press.) Washington, D. C., Dec. 31,1866. A SEASONABLE DEPARTUBE. Tha Old Year, in this latitude, at least, seems determined to go out with flying colors, if the snow can come undor that designation. Washington woke up this morniug to find a regular old-fashioned snow storm in progress. In quantity and quality it would have done no discredit to even your State. It is a seasona ble storm, quite in season, and due advantage will bo taken of it—at least to the full extent of Washington's limited capacities in that direc tion. How limited that is may bo estimated by the fact that during a two hours’ tramp I have seen less than a half dozen cutters; yet it is admirable sleighing. The roads were hard and level before the storm came. The snow tails, and lias fallen all night, quietly, evenly and in heavy Hakes. The sky is gray anh dim, the air has the real frosty bite in it, and on the roots and wherever it has been undisturbed, the leathery covering is at least from four to six inches deep If it would only last three or four days wc should probably hold high carnival. But it won’t. The weather is a provoking thing here abouts. By to-morrow the streets will be slushy and sloppy, and the New Year callers will have a disagreeable time. New Year’s day is an occasion of pleasure here. Ceremonial visits are made by all offi cials at the White House. Every officer of tho army and navy, and heads of departments are required to call at tho White House. The scene there is very animated and brilliants The diplomatic corjis appear in ail their splen did costumes, while all our naval and military officers are in full dress, chapeaus, epaulets, sashes &c. The Marine Band, and those of the 12tli Infantry and 5th Cavalry, will dis course sweet music. Outside ot those com pelled to attend, aDd the old pro-slavery cle ment of the District, the attendance to-mor row at the Presidential Leveo will be rather slim. There are hut tew mcmuers ot congress in town, aud there are very few who will take the trouble to come on to pay their respects to “King Andrew.” Those who have remained here are generally at work on committee re reports. These reports will be pretty generally of a character inimical to “His Aeeidency’s" character. In this respect the levee will he the merest of shams, utterly wanting in that cor diality and honest sympathy of feeling which made the New Year’s as well as all other re ceptions of Abraham Lincoln, so full of char acteristic life and enjoyment. There will he to-morrow hut the barest of forms, the dryest of civilities, except in the case of those to whom Andy is a Saviour. THE StTPBEME COtJET. The greetings between the President and the five Justices who constitute the majority of the Supreme Court in favor of reaction, will doubtless he quite hearty. Andrew John son has good reason, or he thinks he has, to be grateful to them for the assistance rendered and expected. The “test oath” case will be decided on Thurs day, when the court reassembles. The opinion of the majority will be, as announced, adverse to the constitutionality of this important pro tective statute. Mr. Justice Grier is expected to give the decision. With l*im will bo asso ciated Messrs. Nelson, Clifford, Davis and Fields. The others, the Chief J ustice, Wayne, Swayneaml Miller, sustain the right of Con gress to impose the oath. The Court is divided exactly on these questions as it is divided on politics. I 1 appen to know that such is the case, by parties who heard their opinions ex pressed. One noticeable fact is that Dr. Jus tioe Wayne, the only Southern Judge now on the Supreme bench, is among the mos radical men of the Court. He was a nominee of An drew Jackson during his second administration, near the close. Perhaps he has something of “Old Hickory's” patriotic touehness. Judge Chase and Messrs. Swayne and Miller are all nomiuees of Mr. Linccln Tliere are other cases pending which will be tests in the game direction as the Milligan de cision, and the me expected in the case of the rebel Garland. Two cases are reported made up, one from Maryland to test the constitution ality of the Civil Rights statute, and the other from Alabama to decide the status of that State with regard to its position in the Union. Judge Chase is also expected during the present week to render his decision on the pending application for a writ of habeas corpus for Dr. Mudd and the other assassins now at Dry Tortugas. The application is based on the presumed illegality of the Court that tried them. It is expected that the writ will be granted. Judge Bingham’s bill legalizing ail acts done under orders and proclamation of the Prasi dent, and legalizing those also, since the begiu ing of 18(55, will now require to bo pushed through, as otherwise we shall have innumer able suits entered by every assassin and steam boat burner or guerrilla who may happen to have been tried in localities where it will please the Executive to declare that the civil courts arc in peaceful exocution of their functions. Little doubt exists hero that the opinions of the court on these Mulligan and test oath cases have been known to the Executive for over a year, and that this has given to him much of bis persistence and to the supporters of “My Policy” much of their courage. It is more than probable that there will be a vigorous move in Congress to secure the reorganization of the Court. There are at least two Judges iu feeble health—Messrs. Wayne and Grier.— The former must be nearly seventy, while the latter must be about sixty-five. The United ages of the Justices amount to more than five hundred years—certainly in this age of young men a remarkable thing. One Judge was ap pointed by Jackson, two by Polk, one by Bu chanan, and five by Lincoln. Mistakes were made iu two nominations at least. A CURIOUS QUESTION. The territory of New Mexico is without the presence of either Governor or Secretary. The former, General Robert B. Mitchell, formerly of Kansas, is on leave of absence and at pres ent sojourning here. On the 18th of October he received thirty days leave He is still here, having had his leave extended, so that he has been absent for nearly three months. The probability is that he will stay till spring weather makes it comfortable travelling. The Secretary is a General Estc of Ohio, at present a lawyer in this city. Este received his commission twelve months since. But ho has not been to the Territory and proBably has no intention of so doing." He was an active promoter oi the Cleveland convention. In the meanwhile, and here comes the ques tion Hon. W. F. Amev, who has been Secre tary for several years, remains at his post till superseded. Ho is recognized here as the act ing Secretary, and as no one relieves him and his commission does not expire till the I7th of February, he must be so legally. When the Governor left, Mr. Amey of course assumed his duties. The Legislature assem bled. The Gubernatorial locum teneru sent in a massage, which the lower house refused to receive on I he ground that Mr. Amey had no legal right to act in such capacity. The case has been submitted to the Attorney General.— It is however a forcible illustration of the loose manner in which our territorial officials perform their duties. ITEMS—GENERAL AND PERSONAL. A strong effort will be made by the Penn sylvania Republicans in the House to advance the election of Mr. Stevens to the United States Senate. All of the radical Representatives from that State, as well as from others, are very anxious to see the “Great Commoner” in the Senate Chamber, A waggish friend re marks that it is because they desire to get rid of him; but that is scandalous. On the other hand it is rather prompted by a desire to give Mr. Stevens an opportunity of spurring on that ,ivw body—the Senate, by an upplteation of his caustic tongue and wit. Everybody has heard of the very valuable historical library accumulated by Peter Force, Esq., of this city, Editor of the American Archives. It is by all odds the most valuable collection bearing on American history, which is or can he collected. Until quite* recently the old scholar has absolutely refused to do any thing towards taking measures to preserve the collection as a whole. It is understood to he heavily mortgaged, the old gentleman having devoted Ids entire life to this pursuit, and to save it from dispersion, some arrangement for its sale had to he effected. The idea of part ing from it in his life seems hard, but it is now understood arrangements are being perfected, by whieh the United States will become its possessor at reasonable rates. No catalogue of the collection has ever been taken, until re cently, when Mr. Spofford, of the Congression al Library, has accomplished the task. I learn that in rare Mss. and valuable documents of the colonial and revolutionary periods, that the collection is of much greate r value than has even ever been supposed. The collection Cannot be allowed to go anywhero else than in the Nation s Hands, Spectator. —Col. Dennis, who commanded the Canadi an volunteers at the “battle” ot Fort Erie last summer, has been before a court of enqui ry on the somewhat contradictory charges* of cowardice and rashness, and has been fully exonerated. Col, Dennis now resides at St. John, if B, PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Advertisement* To-Dny. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Snow Boots—Gowcll’a. AUCTION COLUMN'. Sleighs, &c.—Henry Bailey A Son. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Annual Meeting—Crown Mining Company. To Let—Tenement on Brackett street. Dividend- Portland Company. To Let-Brick Store. Bowdoin College—Course of Lectures. THE COllftTg. rXlTKD states district court. BEFORE JUDGE FOX. Wednesday.—JohnF. Chase A alb., owners of schooner Mary Lizzie, petitioners lor the remission of the forfeiture of said schooner, which was decreed forfeit for being engaged in the mackerel fishery while under a codfish license. The petition having been presented to the Judge, an enquiry into the facts was instituted, for the pur pose of presenting them to the Secretary of the Treas ury, for his decision as to remitting the forfeiture. J. & E. M. Rand for petitioners. G. F. Talbot for Gov ernment. Court adjourned to Tuesday next. UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER'S COURT. WM. H. CLIFFORD, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. Vester*lay Capt. C. W. Lawrence was brought be fore the Commissioner, charged with an assault upon Charles Parks, late cook and steward on board brig Rio Grande, of which vessel respondent was master. 1 Defendant was ordered to procure sureties in $ 1,600 for his appearance at the February term of tho U. S. i District Court. Daniel O’Leary was charged with carrying on the : retail liquor business without a license. Ho pleaded ■ nolo contendere, and was discharged on payment of license and costs. COURT OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. The Board of County Commissioners for 15467, or ganized yesterday. Mr. Humphrey, of Yarmouth, former Chairman of tho Board, retires, and is succeed ed by Miltirnoi'o Watts, Esq., of New Gloucester, who was duly qualified by taking the necessary oaths. Hon. Daniel Chaplin, of Harrison, was elected Chair man. D. W. Fes enden, Esq., Clerk of the Courts, officiates as Clerk. A large number ot bills were audited, and estimates made for the expenses of the ensuing year. It was ordered that about two hundred feet of tho Portland bridge to Cape Elizabeth should be rebuilt as soon as the :-eaaon will allow. New Ilolel Accommodations, In the estimation ot large numbers of our best citizens, the time has come when some measures should be adopted by which our city may be provided with a first class Hotel, and our business men, property holders and all others who have the good name and prosperity of this city at heart, should move in this matter with out further delay. It has long been well known abroad, that Portland has not (what may be called) first class Hotel accommodations, and consequently large numbers of business men, health and pleasure seekers, and others, who would spend weeks in this city and vicinity every summer, will not come here with their wives, daughters or other friends for the rea son, (as they say) that there is not a decent or Modem hotel in the place. Thus, much is lost, in reputation, in business, and every way; and thus every grocer, provision dealer, shoe dealer, clothing dealer, druggist, dry goods dealer, hackman and stable keeper, are interested in the matter, as sufferers. In consequence of the loss . of so many of our old hotels by the late great fire, we are, at the present time, short of accommodations un der ordinary circumstances, without anything for an increase of pleasure or business. Now, what shall be done ? That such a house would pay, (if not on too expensive scale, like Wood's house) there can be no doubt, and pro vided it be on a suitable location and properly kept. On looking over the city fora site, there is no one which presents, on the whole, so many advantages as that known as the Madam Wood lot, on Middle, Pearl and Newbury streets, it being bounded on three streets, is near the cen ter of business or large business houses, on Mid dle, Exchange and Commercial streets, the Custom House. Post Office, Hanks, Insurance Offices and the new Park, all combining to make a most eligible location for a first class house; besides.it would do much to enhance the value of every piece of property In that lo cality; every warehouse would be rendered much more desirable, and consequently com mand better rents. I understand that it is about settled that the proprietors of the old Elm House lot do not propose building thereon at present, and if they were to do so, it is by no means the best site for a genteel hotel, its surroundings being unfavor able for such a purpose. Stib VI' then business men and property holders of Portland, and begin the work in good earnest; do not dream over this subject any longer, as no time should be lost if you wish to maintain the lair fame and business interests of our stricken, but soon to bo renovated city. Au Old Resident. Presentations.—On New Year’s evening tiio members of Machigonne Steam Fire Engine Company, No. 1, presented their late Captain, Mr. Samuel R. Leavitt, with a beautiful gold mounted rosewood cane, bearing the following inscription: “ Capt. Samuel R. Leavitt, from the members i of Machigonne Steam Fire Engine Company, ; No. 1. January 1,18i>7. On the head of the cane, on a gold plate, was a fac simile of the engine, beautifully engrav graved. The work of engraving and mounting : the cane was done by Mr. Lowell, son of Ab ner Lowell, Esq, The presentation was made at the engine house, by Capt. Rand, in a neat speech, which was handsomely responded to bv Mr. Leavitt. Other speeches were made by various members of the company, after which they sat down to an oyster supper, and enjoyed a fine time. We omitted to notice, last week, that the employees in the plumbing establishment of | Mr. Wm. A. Pearce surprised him on Christ- I mas with an elegant testimonial of their es teem in the form of an elegant silver pitcher and salver. The articles were from the estab lishment of Messrs. Lowell & Senter, and were very beautiful. They bear an appropri ate inscription, with Masonic emblems. Pobtlaxd Institute- The meeting last evening of gentlemen interested in this meas- I ure resulted in the adoption of a bill to incor porate the institution, with liberal provisions, to be submilted to the Legislature. It was vot ed to press the subject to an early action, that the Institute may bo put into operation as soon as practicable. It is not doubted that when the charter is obtained and corporation organ ized, there will be a prompt and honorable re sponse in m^ferial aid to lay broad and deep the foundation of an institution earnestly de manded by all classes in our city. Hauled up.—Yesterday afternoon as the Maine Central and Grand Trunk passenger trains were crossing Commercial street to the Boston depot, they w'ere unexpectly hauled up in lront of our office in consequence of a team, loaded with a huge stick of timber, being stuck on the track. Somo of the passengers got out of the cars and footed it to the Boston depot. After a delay of about ten minutes a sufficient force of oxen was attached to the stuck team I and the track was cleared. -...... Seizures.—The Deputy Marshal travelled ' quite a distance on Tuesday for the purpose of “obtaining some drinks,” but got “skunked” iu three places they visited. They made up for it yesterday by seizing small quantities of liquor , and ale in the shops of James McGlinchy, on Fore street, Joseph Cowan, on Federal street, John Sidney, on Fore street, and J. G. Perry, j on Federal street. There are are two or three other places that are undei suspicion. In the early settlement of our country the greatest anxiety was, how our people could get enough of good wholesome food. Now the manner of living has changed, bo that many people really suffer, ami enough of every kind around them. Why is this? It is because their j food distresses them. Buy one bottle of Main’s I Elderberry Wine and you will get relief. Then j buy a case. dec4tf . Sale of Vessels.—Messrs. E. M. Patten & j Co. sold at auction at noon yesterday, one-six teenth of bark Norton Stover, 402 tons, two years old, for $1,175, to C. P. Knapp; one-eighth ol brig Prairie Bose, 298 tons, tw-o years old, for $2,050, to G. W. Cobb; and one-sixteenth of brig Mary C. Marriner, five years old, 252 tons, to I. G. Twcmbly, for $775. Portland Bailroad.—The number of pas sengers conveyed over the horse railroad in the month of December was 75,818, against 00,412 in^ December, 1865, being an increase of 9,406. The whole number of passengers conveyed over the road, during the year, was 1,008,494 Year 1865, 915,532 Increase, 92,902 New Bace Course—It wouid seem from the racing of vehicles for tho past few days on Congress street, that that avenue has been adopted as a race course. It is truly danger ous for females or children to attempt crossing that street at some periods in the day. Sale of Bonds.—Four thousand dollars of the third mortgage bonds of the Androscoggin Bailroad, with all the coupons attached but one, were sold at auction on Monday at 41. Lavender Water, doubly distilled, Lubin's manufacture, an elegant perfume for the cloth* mg; J. B, Lupt & Co.’s, 348 Congress street. * The regular meeting of the “R. F.” Society will be held this (Thursday) evening at the house of Mrs. Carter, No. 40 Free street. All members are particularly requested to attend, M the meeting is one of especial importance Mechanics’ Assemblies.—The fourth As sembly will come off Friday evening. TllE STATE. -The bark Sylph, of Boston, supposed lost with all on board, was commanded by a son of Capt. Dearborn Hairiman, oi Prospect Fer ry, a young man of great promise. —The Bath Times says that Mr. A, Gk Ham, Principal of the North Grammar School in that city, is to become connected with the Lincoln School in Boston. — A correspondent of the Ellsworth Amer ican, writing Horn Bass Harbor, Tremout, says “we anticipate a good business for the next season. Twro large vessels are to be built, and several repaired, and there is some talk of building a hotel on the west side of the har bor which is u very desirable situation.” —At Presque Isle on a recent Sunday night. Dr. F. M. Eveleth was aroused iroin his slum bers by a noise in his kitchen, and on leaving his room he found four men engaged in taking property from his cellar. He immediately fired upon them, when they decamped, not however, without leaving bleed enough in the road to indicate that his shots had taken effect. — In New Limerick, on the 4th inst., as we learn from the Houlton Times, a Miss Robin son aged seventeen years, committed suicide by taking a dose of stryohnine, which was kept in the house tor poisoning foxes. No cause is assigned for the act. — The Bangor Whig says: “As an evidence of how certain a mis-statement is to gain cur rency, we may mention that one of our State exchanges, in copying our report ot the total survey of lumber in Bangor for the past forty years, or since the lumber business commenced here, accidentally reported it as the survey of latt year; and that we now have the satisfac tion of seeing the wonderful statement going the rounds of western exchanges that Bangor sold over five thousand millions of lumber iu 18GG! The correction of the statement will never overtake it.” VARIETIES. —General Dix ha* rented the apartments of Mr. Dayton, in the Roe de Presburg, which are very spacious and handsome, well ventilat ed and adapted to diplomatic hospitality. —The newest Yankee notion is an umbrella, with a gutter round the edge and a spout at one corner. —The San Francisco Times says that Mrs. Burdell Cunningham was not lost on the Eve ning Star, as reported, hut is living in that city, having recently married a wealthy gen tleman named Hayes. —Cardinal Cullen, in his pastoral warns the peop'e of Ireland against Fenianitm and rev olutionary conspiracies, but quietly says he cannot understand why England assails Fenianism so severely alter according a na tional ovation to Garibaldi and cordial patron age to Maazini, the great architect of secret societies. —The remarkable time made by the Henri etta, the winner oi the yacht race, may be measured by tho fact that the voyage was ac tually shorter by a day and a half than the trip of the last but oue Cunard steamer, the Java. —It ie reported from Montreal that trials of the Fenians at Sweetshurg, lasting four weeks, I have cost the Canadian government one hun i dred thousand dollars. —It is related of two old Scotch ministers that the oue asked the other if he were not sorely tempted at times to go fishing on the Sunday afternoons. “Oh, in on,” replied his fellow-laborer, “I’m never tempted laug; I just gang." —The famous aerolite, weighing nearly 1600 pounds English, which tell in Mexico, has been received in Paris. —Rossini has had a fit, but is now recovering. The Pope has refused to comply with his re quest that women might be allowed to take part in the vocal music of Catholic cathedrals. —An English paper says that the brother of Lord Lytton, Sir Henry Bulwer, the diplo matist, who has retired on his fhll-service pen sion, is teasing Lord Derby for a title; and, as the author of “Pelham” has secured one, he thinks himself equally deserving of the honor. It is rumored that Sir Henry is about to form a matrimonial allianqe.with the great houses of Wellesley and Grosvfenor; and if this be so, ; the chances of his attaining the distinction I which he asks from the Conservative Premier 1 are considerably increased. —Tho cigar ship R03S Winane has returned from a short cruise, during which she encoun tered very stormy weather, and steamed ; through a heavy sea at the rate of sixteen knots per hour. —M. De Bcrthemy, the new French Minis ter, is suffering from a severe attack of erysip elas in the face, which detains him in his room. —Mrs. General Williams (formerly Mis. S. A. Douglas),is among the “obseived of all ob servers in Wasliington society this winter. Sour (Publications, Annals of a Quiet Neighborhood. By (ieorge Macdonald, M. A., author of “David Elginbrod,” etc. lzuio. New York: Harper & Brothers. This is a more than usually pleasing story, written in a quiet, thoughtful strain which is a wonderful relief after a great deal of the blood and thunder fiction of the present day. There is enough of incident to keep the interest al ways alive, hut the charm of the hook is in its sweet and natural portraits of character and its lifelike description of country scenes. It*j was originally published in the Sunday Maya- ' zine, a periodical not so widely rood on this side of the water as it should be, and is now re printed by the Harpers in handsome form. Davis Brothers have it. Northern Lights.—The first number of this long promised and much talked of maga zine appears at last. It has thirty-six broad double columned pages, and the table of con tents of the opening number includes ten ti tles, and five illustrations, beside the ornament al title page. Three of the pieces are poem9, the first and most remarkable by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, entitled “The Two It’s.”—Eachel and Bistori. Then follow the first four chap ters of a very promising serial entitled “Our Neighbors’ Wives” (illustrated by H. L. Steph ens,) and a funny story by Petroleum V.Nasby. Fitz Hugh Ludlow contributes the sketch called “Little Briggs and I;” there is a lively paper entitled “Micawber in America,” and another I on “The Illuminati;” a poem on “The Burning j Steamship,” and a chapter of merry dialogue ' after the manner of the “Noctes Ambrosiance,” which purports to set forth the sayings and do ings of “Our Contributors’ Club.” Northern Lights is published “for the proprietors” by the American News Company in New York, and Messrs. Lee & Shepard are the New England agents. For sale in this city by Fessenden Brothers under Lancaster Hall. The Effects of the Late Gale on the waters in New York harbor are thus described by Sir. G. Blunt, in a communication in the New York Evening Post,' The great fury ot the recent storm and its Eower over the waters of our harbor can be est shown by a statement of what happened to the British steamer Australasian. This vessel arrived off Sandy Hook on the 27th, but was detained by the Bnow storm until die 28th, at the Southwest Spit. On that day she got under way at 9 A.S1., and was proceeding to tho city, and took the bottom in mid channel, the steamer drawing twenty-one feet nine in ches, where there should have been the depth at mean low water of twenty-three feet, and the tide two hours' flood should have given twenty-four and one half feet, thu9 showing that the force of the wind had driven the wa ter out of tho lower bay, and impeded its rising two feet nine inches. The wind was about W. N.W.—a direction that would almost have a clean sweep of the bay—still Its power must have been terrific to cause such a diminution of the depth ot the water against a rising tide,and over such an extent of surface. Had tho eutrance ot Sandy Hook Bay been narrow, one might have ex pected such a phenomenon, but its width bei ag six nautical miles it makes one marvel at such great effect. Public Libraries.—While we are discuss ing the question of a public library it is well to know what other cities have done in this direc tion. In Fall River, Mass., a place with only about half the population of Portland, upward of 829,000 have been subscribed for a building for a public library, and a citizen has offered to furnish it with books. No more contributions therefore will be required to establish the insti tution. In Providence, a city of about CO,000 inhabitants, the Athenaeum now has a library numbering 29,035 volumes. In addition to the property in its building and grounds, it also has a permanent fund of about 325,000, of which the sum of 810,000 was received during the past year from a bequest made by the late Captain Thomas Poynton Ives.—Transcript. Boating Challenge Accepted. — Hamill has accepted the challenge of Walter Brown of this city, on the following terms, the race to come off in May: “I will row him a three mile race and a five mile race, to be rowed on days following each other—the three mile race for five hundred dol hira a side, the five mile race for one thousand dollars a side: the race9 to come off at Pitts bur#, and I will allow him three hundred dol lars for expenses. I think friend Brown ou#ht to accept this, as he never had to travel far for a raoe, while, on the contrary, I have had to do ft great deal in that way/1 ’ Bold Robbeby in Newbubyport. — On Tuesdav morning aboot one o’clock, a daughter of Mr. ,'r. A. Danforth, on Winter street, awoke her father in an adjoining room, telling him that somebody was in her bedroom—she could hear him breathe. Mr. Danforth got up, and searching for his clothes, found his pants gone from the side of his bed, and at the same time his daughter called that a man had run down stairs. As soon as possible Mr. Danforth fol lowed, taking his gun and calling his broiher. On the new snow they tracked him to the house of Mr. Newell Marden, on Summer Street, where they discovered M.r. Danfortb’s pants in a privy. Thence they tracked him to the Mer rimae House, on State Street. Mr. Danforth found that he had lost from $125 to $150, part of it in two little bundles of scrip, tied up with peculiar twine and twiBted in a peculiar man ner. He gave notice to the City Marshal of the facts; and Mr. Constable Batclicldcr was put on the watch at the hotel, and in the morning the City Marshal was on the look out nt the Eastern Railroad Station.— Soon Mr. Batchelder rode up in a coach with a good looking man about forty years old, named Stone, who was arrestedby the Mar shal. Ho was well known here and married his wife in this city. The officers at once search ed him and found on him $133. He protested his innocence of any crime and made so fair a statement that they let lnm go. Afterwards on going to his room in the Merriraac House the pices of twine with which Mr. Danforth tied his scrip were found on the floor, and as he had missed the eight o’clock train by their in terference, they were enabled to secure him be fore the 10 o’clock'train started, in which ho wished to go to Boston. He is a bold operator: and after his first arrest he called at Messrs. Danforth’s store, talked over the matter, regret ted that suspicion should have lallen on him, and hoped they would catch the roguo, and shook hands at parting with the usual saluta tion of a happy “new year” for them. Prom wantot sufficient evidence he was released.— Newburyport Herald. The Dead or the Yeah— The death-roll of the year includes many names distinguished in politics, in the church, in authorship, and in art. We note a few of them: The ranks of the authors have been thinned. Fredrika Bremer died at Stockholm early in the year; Jared Sparks at Cambridge in Alarch; Joseph Mery in France in June; and Count Gurowski at Washington in Alay. Among the dead statesmen and political lead ers are Daniel S. Dickinson, Lewis Cass, John Van Buren, Elijah F. Purdy, Moses F. Odell, James Humphrey, Senators Foot and Wright, and Commodore Stockton. Prince Estberhazy died at Katisbon in Alay, and Marquis d’Azeg lio in Italy in January. In October, M. Thou venal closed his long aud active career in France. Gordon Cummins, the famous lion-hunter, was accidentally killed in Scotland in Alarch. Professor Henry D. Kogers, a distinguished sa vant, also died in Scotland in Alay. John Boss, chief ol the Cherokee Nation, died at Wash ington in August. The sculptor Gibson died in Italy in January, seventy-five years old; and Sir Charles East lake, President of the British Boyal Academy, died at Pisa just as the new year came in. The most prominent clergymen who have died during the year are Drs. Camming and Pise of the Boman Catholic Church; Dr. Eliphalet Nott, President of Union College; Dr. Hawks,of New York; Dr. Whewell and Bev. John Keble in England; aud “Father Prout,” in Paris—the last-named better known by his pseudonym than by his proper name of Alahoney. Gen. Scott died at West Point on the 29th of Alay. Admiral Pareja, commander of the Spanish fleet in the Pacific, committed suicide. The Mabine Cobps.—The Philadelphia Bul letin says that “the marine corps of the Uni ted States now comprises three thousand men, in a state of the highest efficiency, in all re spects equal to the much vaunted marine ser vice of tne British Government, and forming a most important and reliable arm of national defence, The whole of this force, which, from the nature of its peculiar duties, is scattered all over the world, is under the command of an officer of long service aud high standing in his profession, Colonel Jacob Zeilin. The extent of this command, and the wide ramifications of its complicated duties demaud that it should be placed on a higher grade as regards the rank of its officers. An independent and im portant arm of the service like the present marine corps, should be so orgauized as to be under the command of a Brigadier General, thus placing it upon the same footing with commands of similar dimensions and impor tance in the.army. The increase of cost to the Government, and the necessary changes in the organization, would be very trifling, and Con gress would only be paying a well earned com pliment to an admirably managed branch of the public service, and placing it upon a toot ing of dignity to which its members and the extent of its services justly entitle it, by con ferring upon it the additional grade of a Brig adier General.” Consistency a Jewel.—In the Monthly Re ligious Magazine for January, we find a short essay on the punishment of girls in school, from which we take the following pointed par agraph : “ Wc wish Dr. Wyman would give his prin ciples a little wider application. ' Strike not a woman,’ he says, ‘ even with a leather, is the motto oi civilization; and it is in accordance with the spirit of Christianity also.’ Amen!— Now, we ask whether hanyiny women is not worse than striking them with leathers? This Government we live under has hung a womau, while the men of w hom at most she was only the dupe and the accomplice go free. It mat ters not whether the great crime of the ago was plotted at Richmond or not; it was the fruit of its counsels and iniquities; and no worse than the wholesale murders of Andersonville, which we know were plotted aud authorized there.— It is hardly worth while to expend all our sen timent on the punishment of refractory girls at school, while the hideous figure of A woman on the gallows looms black upon our political sky to expiate the crimes of men who are treated with tender sympathy, or restored to rewards and honors. As men, as Americans, we ought to blush with shame.” The Argus is in error in its statement that the Boston Advertiser and Hartford Times “are both somewhat larger than the Press.”— The Advertiser has a running titlo by which our critical neighbor was probably misled.— The Advertiser’s columns and ours are of equal length. The Boston Post, our neighbor con tinues, is considerably larger than the Press.— If the Post is larger than the Advertiser it is larger than the Press. The enlargement was effected to jrut the Press fairly among “the largest New England dailies.” If the Post is a trifle larger, the difference is not so great as that which separates the Press from second class dailies of the size of the Argus. SPECIAL, NOTICES. L Cougli, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, KQUIEES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND 9110ULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, irritation of the LongR, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BROWN’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive aud Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singers and Public Speakers will ffiid Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and proscribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article oi true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only ‘ Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold evep.wiierb Dec 4—<l&w6m sn FEIiLOW’g OBIGINAL WORM LOZENGES . IVE can witli confidence point to FELLOW’S V V WuEM LOZENGES aa the most perfect rem edy for those troublesome pests, INTESTINAL WoKvlS- After years of careful experiment, success has crowned our efforts, and we now offer to the world a confection without a single fault, being safe, con venient, effectual and plean-.int. No Injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle ol calomel enters their composition, They may be used without timber preparation, and at any time, ctdldren will eagerly uevonr all you give them, and ask for more. They never tail in ex pelling Worms trom their dwelling place, and thev will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, even when he is not afflicted with w onus, Varions remenies have trom time to time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of wormseed, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes tatal consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s W orm Lozenges, have succeeded in pro ducing this remedy, free from all objections, and posi tively sate, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill the worms, but act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them. In order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis of Dr. A. A. HAYES, State Assayer, is annexed: *‘I have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS & GO., and find that they are free from mercury, and other metallic or mineral mat ter. These Lozenges are skilfully compounded, pleas ant to the taste, sale, yet sure and effective In their action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. D. Assayer to the State of Mass. Price 35 cents per Box | Fire for 91. GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of tlic New England Botanic Depot, 106 Hanover Street, Boston Mass., Sole Agent tor the United States, to whom ail or ders Bhould be addressed. Lkr"SoM by dealers in Medicines everywhere. oct5-deow6msN n For Coughs, Colds and Consumption, Try the old and well known VEGETABLE AEV BAK..AIVF, apf.roved and used by oux oldest and most celebrated 1‘nyticiunt lbribrty years past. Get the genuine. REED, UUTLElt & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd*w6m Boston, Proprietors. _ -- Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Cold** Coughs, Catarrh and Consumption, and all

diseases oi the Throat and Lungs. LF“For sale b^all^L>ru^|fefe.^^Manufactured by octl5d&wstt6m Druggist, Ijaxoob. A Sure Pile Care. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively eures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mall on re ceipt of ,4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMAINE, Manager, No. 670 Broadway, N»w-T»rk. o«S6d3m»n SPECIAL NOTICES. Batchelor’s Hair Dye, Thin splendid Hair Dye la the hast in the world. The only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the 111 effects of haul Dyet. Invigorates the hair, leaving it writ and beautiful. The genuine la algnsd IVil liam A. Latchelor. All others are mere imitations, and Bhould be avoided. Sold by all Druggists anu Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York, ty Beware, of a <011 inerfl'il. November 10, 166G. dlysu 311X Eli AL BATHS AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CURED RHEUMATISM CURED ERUPTIONS on the FACE CURED SCRUIT'LA CURED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Do away with all your various and often perni cious drugs aud quack medicines, and use a lew baths prepared with “STRUMATIC SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors or the Mineral Well oft he Penn’a Salt Man fauturing Co., in Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always suliicient for a bath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Str umatic Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one and a half pints. One auflicicnt for a day’s use. |3r"SoUl by Druggists generally. Merrill Bros, No. 216 State st., Boston; Raylfolds, Pratt «& Co, No. 106 Pulton st., New York, Wholesale Agents. no208NCod4Wly CT*Mlruuiatic Su)tN auil ftlrutuatic min eral Wuierx, just received and for sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24axeowd&wly No 86 Commercial St. Long Sought For ! Come at Last! Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all Ciiy Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not tbo best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure iuiceof the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ngredient, wc can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addeth length, To the mighty it oddcih strength,” ’Tis a balm for the sick, a Joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDERBERRY WINE. nov 27 a N d&wtf A VIluable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, Is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Park. It lias been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the I proprietor has testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccommend its trial hi all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—Independant. The Great New England Remedy! Db. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now ofiered to the alLLicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become as well known us the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CUKES Ssre Throat, Colds, Couchs, Diptheria, Bra ichitis, Npittiiig of Blood, and Pni moa »ry Affection*, generally. It is a tteuiurkablc Reined) for Kidney Com plaints, Diabetes, Diflleulty of Voiding Urine, Bleeding from the Kidneys and Bladder, Gravel and other complaints. For Piles and Scurvy, it will be found very valuable. Give it a trial if you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It is Plcasaut Safe and Sure. Sold by Druggists and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. F. Phillips Sc Co., J. W. Perkins Sc Co., And W. W. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. sep29-deow6msN Some Folks Can’t sleep Nights.—'We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the j trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure ! of all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result oi which is to produce costiveness and other serious diliiculties; it alla\ s irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the iearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme ; dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. Make Your Own Soap! NO I l'Ii: NECESSARY! ; By Saying and Using Your Waste Grease Buy ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’ijgr. Co’s SA-POISTIFIEXx. (Patents of 1st and 6th Feb., 185y.) -or CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soft soap for only about 30 cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. fieS**Be particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Saponifier. nol7sNeod&wly "Why Suffer from Sores ? When by the use ol the ARNICA WlNTMENT, you can easily be cured. It h^s relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, Chapped Hands, sprains, Chilblains, Sore Japs, Warts, cuts, Boils, Eruptions, and every # mplaint of the Skin. Try it for it costs but 25o. Be sure to as.c for BALK’S ARNICA OINTMENT. ~For sale by all Druggists, or seud 35c to O. I*. Neyinour & Co., Boscon, Mass., and receive a box by return mail, dec 29 sn dim You need not Suffer wiili Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediate re lief, aud speedily cures botli recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine for f iles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro uced. Send for circulars aud certiiicates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine for you. Druggist who desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine tor 1‘iles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson Son, Bath: 11. H. Bay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, Lewiston, and other Druggists Wm. Carr & Co. scpl9SN2(awtt n Proprietors. SURE REMEDIES. DR. T. K. TAYLOR, 17 Hanover Street, Boston, has received the new Frencn Remedies ami modes oi treatment practised by Drs. Dumas aud Ricord—Sale pleasant and warranted Positively effectual in all Diseases of the Blood, Urinary ami Reproducti ve Or gans, and all Irregularities and CompLiinls peculiar to Women. Enclose stamp and receive full part icu ars by mail. n oct7-d&w3m Relief for tlie Sufferers by the Fire. riMIE undersized bare made arrangements under A Ibe act of Congress approved July 27,18CG, to furnish parties building on the burnt district with Engli.il Pure Lrnd anil Linseed Oil, DUTY FREE. Parties wishing to purchase Paint stock will call at Si) COMMERCIAL STREET. BITBGESS, FOBEN & CO. dccSSKlm COLGATE & CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hands and lor general Toilet use during Cold YVrnthcr. It may l>e obtained of all druggists and fancy goods dealers. ssdec24tofebl0 WISTAB’g BALSA9I —OF— WILD CIIEBBY! HAS BERN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTIBV, With the most astonishing success in caring Coughs, Colilw, IIoni'nrurNv More Throat, lullunizn, Whooping C'ongb, ('roup. Liver (oinpluiulN, Hiouehilis, Difficulty of Brrathiug, Anflhina and every affection of THE THROAT, LUNGS ANHCHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has ah ended the appli cation of ilib myd due in all cases ot Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of h gh standing to employ >t in their practice, some ol whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. Wc have space only for the names ol a few of tlu.se E. Boyden, M. D„ Exeter, Mo. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Mo. K. Fellows, M. D., Hin, N. H. AT. H. AVEOD, M. D., Cape A'inceut, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, ,AI. d., Boundbrcok, N. J. II. r>. Martin, M. T)., Mansfleld, Pa. The proprietois have letters ftom all classes of our fellow citizens, from the hails ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; lor the fame and virtues of AVi.tnr’s Kalssun have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our. part to introduce it be- I yond the llmtts ot our ow n country. Prepared by SETH AT. FOVVLE .V SON, 18 Tre mont Street, Boston, and so d bv all Diugouts and Dealers generally, SB1C E’S CELEBRATED SALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,AVOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.,&c Grace’s Celebrated Sakre! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes ont the soreness, ana roduces the most angry lookin'" swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus aflurd ing relier and a complete cure. only 23 cents a box; sent bv mail lor 35 cents SETH W. FOVVLE & SON, 18 Tiemont-St, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists anti dealers gener ally. Febl#, '66—sxeodT.T.s&weow FAMILIES can at all times snpplly themselves wlih the latest and most fashionable styles of Boots, Shoos, Slippers, &c., at T. E. MOSELEY & CO’S, Summer St., Bos on. • Miniature Almanac.January 3* Sun I1FC8...7.30 Sun nets..,,,,4,40 Moon rites. 0.10 AM |Higfcw*tW.M0 AM I _MARRIED. In this city, Jan. 2, at St. Luke's Church, by Rev. Dr. Burg ss, John K Wilson, of WashlnglonTlbC, and Clara D„ second daughter of Altreo Dyer [No cards.! In this city, Jan. 1, by Rev. W. H. Shader D D Simon E. Armstrong and Miss Sophia E. Hicliardaon’ both of Portland. ' I In this city, Jan. 1, by Rev. Dr. Stockbridec. Mablow F. Elliot and alr>. Zalie J. Urecly, botUoi Portland. In this city, Jnn. 1, by Rev. Geo. A. Tewksbury, Isaac Decring Dunham and MBs Georgianna M. Libby, both of Po tland. In tins city, Jan. 2, by Rev. Geo. A. Tewksbury, Ferdinand Bartlett, ol Gorham, and Miss Mary S. Elliot, of Portland. In L'sbon, Dec. 10, by Rev. Mark Getchell, Edward M&rr and Miss Fannie E. Healy. in Freeport, Dec. -5, Isaac C. Welch and MBs Mary A. Merrill, both of F. in Cumberland, dan. 1, Asa Titeomb, or C., and Miss diary A. Toby, of Poland. _ DIED In thi city, Jan. 1, Capt. George II. York, aged 50 yearn 9 mouth.*. [Funeral on TYidav afternoon, at 2 o’clock, at Pine Street Church Relatives and friends are invited to attend. In this city, Jan. 2, Mrs. Susan S., wife of Charles C. Duncan, aged 54 years. [Funeral inis Thursday afternoon, at 3 o’clock, from No. 4 Brattle street. *n Calais, Dec. 22, Annie M , wite of Calvin V. Horton, and eldest daughter of the late William L McAUester. In Buxton, Dec. 2, Mrs. Martha E., wilfe of Sewall Hancock, aged 21 y ears. In Bowdotri, Dec 15. of croup, Ruth A., daughter of Abel E. and Cordelia W. Batclieldcr, agod 4 years 5 months. In Lowiston, Dec. 24, Mr. Jere Crowley, Jr., aged 42 years. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOIt DATE. Moro Castle.New York. .Havana.Jan 3 Nova Scotian.Portland. ...Liverpool.Jan 6 Allemannia.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 Hibern an.Portland—Liverpool.Jan 12 Pennsylvania.New York..Liverpool.Jan 12 Han/.a.New York..Bremen.Jan 13 MAR NEWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Wednesday, January 2. ARRIVED. Sch Edw Ring, Mansfield, Boston. Sch Pulaski, Cummings, Boston lor Jonesport. Sch Mora, Kelley, Jonesport for Boston. Sch Palos, Cousins, Mttciiias tor Boston. CLEARED. Barque James E Ward, Landerkiu, Havana— A L Hobson. Brig J Poiedo, (Br) Plummer, Matanzas—Jonas H Perlcv. Sch Moselle, Heckman, Boston—Pierce & James. List of Vessels wrecked during the year 18C6, owned in the District of Portland: Year bvilt. Tons Ship Kate Dyer, sunk.185ft 1278 *• Rising Sun. condemned.1855 1.5ly ** Reaper, condemne J.1*55 C8s Bark Maria Henry, wrecked.1865 113 “ Winslow, wrecked.1861 370 “ Ada G York, wrecked.1865 485 Brig P R Curtis, wrecked.4*60 229 “ Thos Connor, abandoned.1852 239 *• CAlmuck, wrecked.1*59 308 *' FioraEBrewor.1805 298 Sclir Christina, wrecked.1*60 441 “ Henry Janes, abandoned.1851 “ Ida, wrecked.1859 16y «* West Wind, sunk.1858 181 Lizzie W Dyer, wrecked.1852 102 “ Engineer, sunk.i860 165 “ Prioress, wrecked.. 3o “ SB Stebbius.1859 90 “ DC Waxwell, wreck, d.. 1865 75 Tatal tons. 6544 The whole number of vessels reported lost during the vear past, wai 554, the value of which is estimat ed at $13,973,COO. DISASTERS* Sch Spy, which was lost 28th ult, on the North shoal ol St Augustine Bar, was owned by Warren Brown, oi Portland, and W W Rogers, ot Hampden. She w Q9 insu ed at Bangor for $3000—about one hall her value The Spy was irom Jacksonville bound to Havana, with lumber, and in g ing to sea struck on St John's Bar and sprung a leak. When two clays out she leaked so badly it was necessary to find' a port, and when she arrived olf St Augustine, was in a sinking condition. In attempting to cross the Bar she struck and became a wreck. DOMESTIC PORTS* SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 6th ult, barque Adelaide C'K>per. Reed, Port Ludlow. Sid 2d, ships Robin Hood, Kelley, New York; 5th, Golden Fleece. Nelson, Hong Kong. GALVESTON—Ar i2d, brig Julia F Carney, Car nev, Pensacola. NEW ORLEANS — Ar 3tst, barque Commerce, Robinson, Boston. Cld 1st inst, ships Clin* Davenport, Steveus, Liver pool ; Gettysburg, Edge, do; May Mower, Call, for Havre. ST MARKS—Ar 19th, sch Harriet Thomas, Rob erts, Mobile. SAVANNAH—Ar 26th, brig Sarah Bernice, Stew art, Sag Harbor. Cld 24th, sch Arthur Bnrton, Crocker, New York; i 31st, brig Chas Poole, Sherman, Cadiz; 6ch Sylvia. | Porto Rico. CHARLESTON-Ar 31st, sch Ella Fish, Davis, from Baltimore. BALTIMORE—Sid fm Cape Henry 29th, brig Fan nie Lincoln, for Boston. PHILADELPHIA—Cld 31st, br g Antek.pe, Rum ball, Aspiuwall ; Anna Wellington, Johnson, lor Cardenas NEW YORK—Cld 31st, brig G F Geary, Conklin, Clenluegos; sch Jane, (Br) Packliam, Portland and St John, NB. j BRISTOL—Sailed let inst, brig Omaha,Toothaker, ; Matanzas. NEWPORT—Sid 31st, sch Sedonia, Teel, (trom I Portland) lor Pocosin. Va. NEW BEDFORD—Ar 31st, sch Andrew Peters, Moore, Elizabethport. BOSTON—Cld 2d, sells Ruth H Baker, Knight, Havana; William, Fletener, Baih. GLOUCESTER—Ar 29tb, schs Sarah & Julia, Perry, New York lor Beltast; Brunswick, Pcrrv, Boston tor Harpswell; Frances Ellen, Brown, do for Camden; Sarah, Gray,do for Frankiort; Friendship, Gray, do for Deer Isle. Ar3ls1, schs Ariel, Thomas, ft%Aoston for Goulds boro; Forest, Flowers, Bangor iWiialtimore; Nile, Bahsou, Boston. Old 1st, sch S H Men ill Rowe, Port an Prince. EASTPORT—Cld 20th, schs Senator Grimes, Ash lord, Providence; Rachel Beal , An leison, Boston. Cld 26th, sch Lucy, Copp, New York. MACHIAS—Ar 25th, schs ^iak, Johnson, Boston; Union, Dennison, do. Ar 28th, sch Elvira, Bancroft, Boston. W1NTERPORT—Ar 26th, schs A M Cloutman. Nickerson, and Fixing Scud. Coombs, Boston. ROlKLAND—Ar 261b, s.lis Excel, Hatch and Oregon, Gott, Boston. Sid 25th, brig Henry Le^ds. Higgins, for Norwalk; 26th. M O Haskell, Haskell, New York; sch ifoy State, Carle, do. FOREIGN1 PORTS. At Honolulu Nov 28, ship Cevlon, Woods, for New Bedford. Ar at Callao Nov 28, ships Henry B Wright, P »rk. Wellington, NZ (and sided Dec for Cliinchas to load for France); Dec 1, S F Herscy, Staples, and Star, Coring, Ch nchas, and both sailed 1th for Gibraltar); David Broxvn, Nichols, do, (and sailed 4th lor United Stats); 8th, Oracle, Wood, do, (and sailed 7th lor England); 6th, Virginia, Fulton, do, (and sailed 11th tor Gibraltar. In port Dec 13, ships Living Age, McClure, and Scotia, Doanc, for Cliinchas, io load lor England; Sarah Newman, Giles, lor do, to load for estates; Tiber, Arey, from Boston, ar 12th: S D Thurston, Snow, from Montevideo, ar 19th; Eastern Star, Cur tis, f om Rio Janeiro, ar 11th, for rbinchas, to load for Spain; Washing!on Booth, Bryan, fin Cliinchas, ar loth for United States. At Chincha Islands D c 13, ships Juliet Trundv, Allen; Furor*, Patten; Gen Butler, Chare; John Bryaut, Gardiner ; usceola. Bennett; F:i Doiado, Swcetscr; Jas Cheston, Colson; Ivanhoc, Hcrriiu m; Detroit, Curtis; H B Wright, Park, and Rrunion, Nichols, all ldg or about to load; barque Geo Treat, Kilman dodo. At ValparaiST Nov 30. 9hips Flora McDonahl.G in die, di.g; Bertha. Humphrey, from Montevideo, to load bar copper at Lota and wheat at Talco Bay. for Liverpool, at £3 1Cs. Sid im Asp.uxvall 15th, barque Idaho, Chapman, N ew Y or k. Ar at Havana 25th, barque Stampede, Jewett, fin New York. Sid 23d, brig Bci\j Delano, Wilson, New Oilcans. Ar at Bermuda 18th ult, brig Allston, Sawyer, im Buir^or. Ar at Halifax 23d ult, s h Sarah, Clark, from New foundland for Eastport. fPer City of Washington, at New Y'ork.l Ar ot Lrvcipool 15th ult, Excelsior, Pendleton, fin N^xv York. Cld lSiii, J H Stetson, Woodxxrard, Boston; Kate Dax'euport. OLD, Philadelphia. Chi at London 17th, Villa Franca, Urquhart, New Y'ork, (and sailed from Giaxresend 18th.) Ent out 17th, FYeedr-m, Bradley, Nexv York. Off I-le of Wight 18tli, Amity, Stinson, Rangoon for Rotterdam. Ar at Falmouth 16th. Progress, Olsen, Newport for New York. Ar at Glasgow 17th, Mary Rideout, Murchie, Irom St Andrews, nB. Cld at Trieste 13th nit, John Boulton, L'ndsay, Messina. Sid tm Leghorn lot ult, Ocean Steed. Flinn, lor Messina. Ar at Barcelona 13th ulr. Volunteer, Blake, irom New York. New Yrork. Ar at Valencia 13th ult, Susan A Biaisdell, Saw yer, Callao. Ar at Havre 15th ult. Harvest Home, Berry, New York. Cld 14th, J A Stamlrr. Samson, Now Y'ork. Sid fin Bremer haven 15th, Fred Warren, Phinney, Liverpool. Sid bn Cuxhaven 11th, Col Adams, Morse, for Now York. Ar at Bronwcrshaven 16tli ult, Garibaldi, Hoyt, Maulmain. Ar at Helvoet 15tb ult, Marla Crowell, Crowell, New York. Ar at Antwerp 17th ult, Yriking, Benson, Phila delphia. Sid 17th, Esther Prince, Shields. Ar at Flushing 17th ult, Onward, Anderson from New Y’ork. I Jahia, Nov. 27. The Lizzie Southard, from Cardiff lor Aden, went ashore at Cabra Falsa, in the bay, Nov 25, and will be a total loss. SPOKEN. Nov 12 lat 21 42 S, Ion 57 41 E, ship Fearless, Irom Manila ior Boston. Dec 1, lat 37 S, Ion 85 06 W, ship King Philhp, from Boston for San Francisco. For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, from a fishing Schooner of 100 tons; also Top sails, Fore anil Mainsails, second hand. SAMPSON & CONANT, deoldtf No. 19 * 20 Commercial Wharf. PHOTOGRAPHS ! E. S. WOBMELL formerly No. 00 Middle street, takes pleasure in an nouncing that he will on TUESDAY, JAN, 1, 1867, open his NEW PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY At No. 310 Congress Street, [Opposite mechanics’ nail.] where ho will be pleabod to wait on his friends and the public Grateful for past patronage, he hopes by strict at tention to business to merit a renewal ot the same Persons wishing tor FIRST CLASS P I C 7 V R E » of all styles and sizes are Invited to call. Picture* colored in Oil, Water Color* and India Ink by one of tbe beet ArtiaM in the State. Special attention paid to Copying of *11 description*. EE’-All work warranted to give satisfaction. N. B—Work dolio for Photographers in Ink or Colors at reasonable rates. JanleodSm ^^gP-Send your orders for Job Work to Dally Prw NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. BOWDOIN COLLEGE. THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. The 47th An nual Course of Lectures in the Medical School of Maine, will commence Feb. 21st, and continue 16 weeks. FACULTY OF ISiTBUCTlOS. Samuel Harris, D. D., President of the Celloge. J. S. Tenney, L. L. 1l, Lecturer on Medical J ur.sprudence. pi Da.?A' D-t Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine. icalmd ThZSsf D” °' Physiology*1’’ W' Professor of Anatomy and auS riiainoSy*11’ M‘ ®a Professor of Chemistry IL J^^SE’M,i>D'bi>r?fe8sot ot S"r8ery. Diseases of wome’u and cluing?*01 ,>f Oheteirics and MSsMtoatare-s: warded on application to the Secretary ‘ ’ 1 0. F. BRACK LTT. m n doo'e Brunswick, Jan. 1,18t>7. * '• wJw2 Snow Boots j r LARGE LOT of LADIES’ HEAVY WOOLEN it SNOW BOOTS, lor the house or street, For Sale Very Cheap ! Also Ljulies and Gents Arctics ot the best quality, at <;ou t^isis’tt. Jan 3—BNdtf Corner of Cong. & Chestnut sts. dividend' fJ'HE PORTLAND COMPANY will pay a Dl»l 1 dend ot Three Per cent tree from Govern ment Tax, at the Merchants National Bank, on and after the 21st Inst, to all stockholders l.orno on the looks of the Company on the 15th inst. THUS. LINCOLN CASEY, Treasurer. Portland, Jan 2d, 1867. Ja3d2w The Crown Mining Company. THE annual meeting of the stockholders in the Crown Mining Company will ho held at the Chestnut street School House, in the city of Portland, on the seventeenth day of January, 1867, at three o’clock in the aiteruoon. „ , , . W. DAVIS, Secretary. Portland, Jan. 2,1867. janlleodtd TO LET. A Good Tenement in House No. 1 Brackett St. Inquire of J. C. WOODMAN, Jr., !«»*»;_2lt Free Street. To Let. ONE Brick Store, three stories, No. 60 Union street. Apply to jalidtf ST. JOHN SMITH. JUST RECEIVED! A NEW LOT —OP LADIES* CLOAKINGS At Lower Prices tban Ever. ALL OTHER GOODS Marked Down in Proportion, -at A. D. REEVES, No. 36 Free Street. December 17,1866. d3w RECONSTRIJCTED ! THOS. G. LOPING, APOTHECARY, ' is pleased to inform the citizens of Portland and vi | cinity that, having been purijied by fire, he has now j opened a | NEW AND ELEGANT DBIG STORE on the OLD STAND, I and tumi9hed the same with a choice selection of | Drags, Medieinrs and Chemicals, Toilet and Fancy fnoods, Fine imported Per fumery, Trusses, Mhoulder Braces, las tic Uose, Knee Cups, Crutches, ArcAc., in great variety. We extend a cordial invitation to all our friends to “ take a walk among the ruins’* and see us. Cor, Exchange and Federal Streets. Jan2___ dtf Great Bargains in Worsteds -AND WORSTED GOODS! - AT - JIBS. C. IV. JOBDAN’S, Corner of Dow and Brackett Street.. Through the month of January, to clow a stock. Also a now seven octave 1TANO, ot Gilbert’., to let. Portland, Jan. 2,1867. eod2w A New Place Just Open ! WHERE you can buy real French CALF SKINS and Pnilippe and Canaud’s SARDINES, just ! roc.-i ved I tom Paris, now in bond, and lor sale in lots | to suit cm uaaers by H. P B Y R E T , Office aver llte Fish market, Jan2d2m* FEDFBAI. HTBEKT. PAINTS AND OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and tor sale duty free, for use on the burnt district, Strictly Pure Fnglitth Lend uud Oil ! j Rebuilders will eti'ect a great saving by purchasing I in jhi9 way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest | rates by • W. PFliKIN* A CO., I jan2d3t 80 Commercial street. M. O. M. A. ~ A STATED MEETING of the MAINE CHAR1 XAJLSLL MECHANIC ASSOCIATION will be j held ill MECHANICS' 1IAEE, on THURSDAY ! EVENING, Jan. 9, at 74 o’clock. STEPHEN MARSH. Secretary. > jan 1 dtd Paints, Oils, Varnishes, &c. FICKETT & OKAY OFFPR FOR SALE AT THEIR STORE, No. 187 Fore Street, WHITE LEAD, Foreign and American Zinc, Lin seed Oil, Coach, Furniture and Florence Var nishes. Japan, Spirits Turpentine, French Yellow, Venetian liod, and a lull aseotmeut of Paint Stock of every description, Window Glass, Sheet Lead, and Lead Pipe. Agents for Gardner’* celebrated Copiier Paint for vessels’ bottoms. All orders for Painting executed at short notice and satisfactorily. January 1.1867. dtf Great Fall in Furs ! FROM AN ASSIGNEE’S SALE of new and elegant Furs in Boston, BOUGHT FOB CASH, And can be sold CHEAPER tliau at any other store. Hudson Bay and American Sable! Nice Grey Squirrel Setts, 913.00, former price 910.00. Silk Velvet Hoods. Beaver trimmed, FOB 94.00, and other Goods In proportion. SHAW BROTHERS, OPPOSITE PREBLE BOUSE. dcc22 dtf READF FOR BUHIVES!*. WILLIAM BROWN, formerly at 91 Federal street, Is now permanently located at his new store No 64 Federal st, a few doors below Lime street. He is now prepared to attend to the wants of his numerous customers and the public generally in the way of cleaning nod re pairing Clothing of all kinds, and will bo attended to with his usual promptness. Also second-hand Clothing for sale at lair prices. no'/6dtf J. & C. J. BARBOUR, Manufacturer* and Retailer* or Boots, Shoes and Rubbers, NO. 8 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND, ME. — Ladle*’ and Mine*’ Merge and Calf Baal*. Mcu’* Flue Calf aud Thick Boat*. Boy*’, Youths’ and Children’s Bools and Shoe*. Rubber Bool* and Shoes of all kinds. OAK AND HEMLOCK BELTING. LACE LEATHER. MOLASSES HOSE, ENGINE BOSE RUBBER BELTING, RUBBER PACKING. Rubber Clothing, Rubber Hose. JOHN BARBOUR. 0. J. BARBOUR. E. R. BARBOUR. nsvta dti NEW FIRM^ ROBINSON KNIGHT I CLOTHIIGJ Wo have taken tho store 288 CON GRESS STREET, (Opposite the Preble Bouse) Where we have a new stock of CLO! INO —AND— FURNISHING GOODS I The stock embrace* FINE, MEDIUM and LOW P RICED CLOTHING, made up in the mo»t fashion able style. A large assortment of the newest styles | of GENTS’ FURNISHING QOODS Is now on hand. dec8 dtf I style of Job work neatly sxecntsd at , MISCELLANEOUS. VEAVV EAR'S GIFTS A good assortment of GENTS’ COUNTRY KNIT HOSE ! domestic yarns : CENTS’, LADIES’ AND CHILDREN’S GLOVES AND MITTENS. -ALSO Breuktawl Ikiwla, Hood*, Men and Bays’ Scarf*, derma n Worsteds, Drcaa Trimming*, Tidica, Knitting Cattail, Angola and other Factory Tarn*. New lot of Ladle*' and Children’* BALMORAL SKIRTS l very pretty, and lat« styles. Also BAL.HOBIL BOBDEBINd, for Bale at M. E. BEDlOff’S, d«31d2W 4110 Cougrew* Street. Hoist the Flag ! Store Ite-lmiirr New Goods ! At OS Exoltango Sit., Jose’s Block. S. H. COLES WORTHY, INVITES his customers to the old stand now re built, where he will on Monday, show them a tine stock of Books, Stationery, Paper Hangings, ENGRAVINGS, Oval, and other kinds ot Picture Frames, hVc., with a good variety of Fancy Articles suited lu the times and the Holidays. dcJftJdJw 1IAXSOX it n IXSLOW’S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, -AND Plough Manufuclory, VITE would inform the public that we are prepar f ▼ ed to furnish Castings of every description to order at short notice. We now have on baud an as sortment ot Window Weights. Sled Shoe9 and other eastings. EP* VVe are prepared to fhrnish Castings for Rail Road Companies and Ship Builders. Also, i luning, Jointing, Matching and Sawing promptly done. J. W. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. 96 York Ml., lit ad of Smith’s Wharf. Jar 1-dtf S KATES! And POCKET CCi'LEBY at BAILEY’S Gun Store. dec24_ » PBEE 8TBEET 9 d2w GAS AND COAL OIL FIXTURES! E. TARBELL & SON, 11 BKOMFIULD 8TBUT, BOSTON, MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN Chandeliers, Brackets, Lamps, &c. GAS FITTING In all its branches. GAS STOVES, for Cooking and Heating. CBANDEIalEBS, ViAlBPS, Ac., Re-Gi Bronzed. no21eod3m AL NO. 1 SPOOL O OTTOIV ! 7 CENTS A SPOOL ! - A* - BA VIS & CO.’S. Janl dtt Singing School I MB* iiABDH'E'B will commence his second tenn for instruction in Vocal Music at the Ves try of the Free Street Church, on MONDAY EVEN ING, January 7th, 18C7, at 7$ o’clock. Terms, 24 Lessons, Ladies, $2.00 “ “ Gentlemen, 3.00 Monday and Saturday Evenings until further no tice. Tickets tor sale at the Vestry. dc2ttdtd } have last received from Mr. C. P. Kroll, of New York, one ol Ms Patent Hair Brushing Machines, which I have now in operation at my new Shaving and Hail* Dressing Itoom, No 316 Congress street, oppo site Mechanics’ Hall, where also n:ay be found my REPRODUCTOR, NATURALIZES, Ac. dcUkltf II. it. JOHN NON. Hogrs. Choice bot just received by M. G. WEBB & CO., i1c29dlw_No 81 Commercial St COOPER & MORSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patTons and fr iends that they have resumed business at their OLD STAND, lorner of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c.. That the market affords, and it will be their earnest endeavor to serve their customers with promptness and lidelity. drcl <]ti Ta D. F. CORSER, Clerk of St. Stephens Pnrixh iu the City of Portland, Mi nine. VOU aro hereby required to notify and warn tho JL l’ew holders and members of Saint Stephen's Parish to meet at Shepley and Strom’s Office, Ex change Street, Post Office Building, Saturday even ing January 5th, 1867, at 7 o’clock, tdr the lollowiug puri oses, via: 1st. To choose a Moderator. 2d. To determine whether tho Parish will build or purchase a Church. 3d. To transact such other hu iress as mav then and there comp Ik fore said meeting. Givem under our hands and Seals, this Twenty Eighth Day of December. 1866 TIM. B. XOLFORD, (Seal)) Assessors qf S. T. COUSER, (Seal) ( St, Stephen's CHARLES SAGER, (Seal)) Parish. By virtue of the foregoing Warrant to me directed, 1 hereby warn and notify the Pewholdcrs and mem bers of Saint Stephen’s Parish, in the City of Port laud, to meet at the time aim place and fur the pur pose therein specified. Dated at Portland, this Twenty-Eighth Day of De cember, 1866. . M D. F. CORSER, Parish Clerk, dec 29 d7t For Sale. THE brig ELMIRA, 174 tons old measurement, well calculated for the Coasting trade. Apply to YEATON A HALE. duc24d& w3w Cross man*8 Polish, Crossman's Polish. I'rossman’s Union Furniture Polish! THE best in tbe world for Polishing Mahogany, Walnut, Stair-Posts, Rails, Counters, or any kind of Furniture. This Polish has been used by Mr Crossman for the last twenty years, giving perfect sat isfaction to all. It is warranted to stand a tempera ture of two hundred degs. of heat, and U not other wise easily defaced. Furniture polished with It will be perfectly dry and ready for use In five minutes al ter the Polish is pnt on. Price Seventy-Five and FII ty Cta. per bottle; anyone can use it by allowing the Directions on the bottle. Reference—Messrs C. & L. Frost,Cant Inman,I SA, Messrs. Breed ft Tukey, BenJ Steveus, Jr., Wm. Allen, N. M. Woodman. For sale by Burgess, Fobes A Co, W. F. Plullips & Co., U. II. llay & Co, Samvel Rolf, H. W. A A. Deering. Manufactory 376 Congress st, ujp stairs, opposite head of Green st. S.C. RIOGS, Agent, dec28dtt Portland, Maine. Baltimore Family Flour and Rye Flour. JQQ BBLS. BALTIMORE FAMILY FLOUR, lH BBLS. RVE FLOUR, just received and tor sale by CHASE BROTHERS, dec22 SITtf Head Long Wharf. Oysters, Oysters. THIS day received a splendid lot Virginia Oysters, and for sale at $ 1,60 per gallon, solid; OP"All orders by mail or express promptly attend ed to. Oystere delivered in any part of the city. JET. FUEEMAF & CO., d«c22dlm 101 Federal Street NEW GO O D S ! P. B. FBOST, merchant Tailor, 3321-2 Congress Street, Has just received a fino lot of FALL GOODS Snitablo for the ««n«0D, which will 1* mad* tip |q the most thorough manner. icptlO—«od