Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 4, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 4, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS BY TELKGItAI'H TO THE PORTLAND DA1LV PRESS. ■---—-——— Friday Morning January 4. 1867, ■-- --- AUGUSTA. LEGISLATURE OF MAINE. [special dispatch to the daily press.] State House, Augusta, Jan. 3. Eleven o'clock.—The crowd is collecting at the State House to listen to the message of our new Governor. It is a splendid day and every body wears a pleasant face. The organizations of the two branches are complete and each branch seems satisfied with its choice. Hon. Nathaniel P. Burpee, of Knox, President of the Senate is a gentleman of large legislative experience, a man ol blameless character and strong in the political tfaith of the party. A more satisfactory presiding officer could not have been elected. Hon. Lewis Barker, who has electrified po litical audiences on the stump in New Eng land and the Middle States, will bring to the Chair all the elements of a good officer, and his election will be held by his many triends as a part appreciation of his labors for the cause of liberty and freedom. The contest for tho several officers to be de cided at the caucus to-uight grows more ex citing. Candidates for Secretary of State have already been mentioned. Gen. Perry has many friends and pre-recognized as one of the strong menot the past. -Col. Bust, of Oxford, has a proud military record and experience, and has all the requisite qualifications for the office. Col. Smith has many active friends from his own home and has been a bravo offi cer. Mr. Flint is a high-toned gentleman, and has a host of friends, hut ho has already held the offico three years. If ho is elected it will show that he has talents which the State can not afford to lose just at this time. The offico ot Attornoy General is exciting much attention. Gen. Shepley is the j.romi nent candidate and is warmly supported by a unanimous vote of the 1st Congressional Dis trict. He also has tho warm support of united delegations in other sections ol the State.— Maj. Frye, of Lewiston, has he held us a candi date against his own judgment and wisiies and is strongly supported. No opposition to Adjutant General Hodsdon, or Mr. Hitch born, State Treasurer. LEGISLATURE. The Senate and House met at the usual hour. In the Senate, the committee on Senatorial votes; reported thirty-one Senators elected. The committee on gubernatorial votes re ported the wholo number legally returned to be 111,892. Joshua L. Chamberlain had 09,037. Eben F. PilDbury, had 41,947. A joint convention of both branches was formed and the oath of office was administer ed to Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain, by Hon. N. A. Burpee, President of the Senate. The Governor then delivered his message to the Legislature. A large and attentive audienoe was present whs manifested their approbation of the political sentiments of the message by the most enthusiastic applause. The Governor starts with a prestige and popularity of which the State may wel he proud. LEGISLATIVE CAUCUS. Earning.—The Legislative Caucus was called to order by Mr. Steveus, of Augusta. Hon. John Porter, of Penobscot, was Chairman, and F. M, Drew, Secretary. On the ballot for can didate for Secretary of State, the whole num ber of votes was 102; necessary to a choice 82; Hon. Ephraim Flint, Jr., the present incum bent, had 88, and was nominated. Hon. J. J. Perry had 44; Gen. Smith had 31. Fur Councillors the following gentlemen were nominated- 1st District, lion. Marshall Piero , of Saco: 2d District, George W. Randall, oi Freeport; 3d District, Geo. S. Baker, of Bath; 4th District, Joseph A. Sanborn, of Readileld; 6th District, Hon. Everett W. Stetson, of Dam aiiscotta; Olh District, Hon. Hiram Buggies, ot Carmel; 7th District, Hon. Aaron P. Emerson, of Orland. Messrs. Pierce, Randall, Stetson and Ruggies were members of the Executive Council of last year. For Adjutant General,Gen. Hodsdon was re nominated liy acclamation. For Attorney General there was a severe contest, and four ballots were had, as follows: 1st, G. F. Sheploy 71; \V. P. Frye (JO; W. Gilbert 14; C. B. Whiddeu 1C. 2d ballot, Shep ley 79; Frye70; Gilbert7; Wliidden8. 3d bal lot, Frye 80; Shedlcy 76; Gilbert ti; Whiddeu 2. 4thballot, Frye 89; Shepley72; Gilbert 1; Wliidden 1; and Maj. Win. P. Frye, of Lewis iBton, was nominated. The Burning of Stetuuer Fashion. TEBBiBLE I.OHN OF LIFE. Cincinnati, Jan. 2. The number of lives lost by the burning ol tile steamer Fashion, on the lower Mississippi, a few days ago, was greatly underrated. The number of passengers on board was nearly 400, and less than nnc-lourth were saved. The ma jority of the lost were negroes, who were tak ing a holiday journey. Is ot less than 200 freed iueu perished m the liauies and river. Twen ty-one hundred hales of cotton were piled around the guards, and not only made a furi ous lire, hut surrounded the deck passengers with a wall of Hume. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 2. The particulars of the loss of tne steamer Fashion are ret eived. The disaster occurred wheu she was about seven miles above Baton Bunge, the tire being caused by sparks from the chimney. It spread with such rapidity that the effort to cneck it was of no avail and boat and passengers bad to be abandon ed to their fate. The Fashion had oil hoard 2,700 hales ol cotton. The cabin passengers on hoard num bered one hundred, hut their names are not given in consequence of the destruction ol the register and papers of the boat. The deck passi ugers were mostly negroes. They leaped wildly into the Wat r, and very few, if any, were saved. The peup.o to escape the tlames ran backwards and fur war is until driven in to a compact mass, when they Mould map ov erboard and perish. The pilot, Thomas aiou tague, remained at his post until driven off by the dames, wheu he walked to the steru und was never seen afterwards. Mr. Fair child, tne engineer, stuck to the boat until too late to escape, and perished in the liauies. The steward and second male were also lost. Capt, Bratt saved several ladies by wading into the river, putting them into a yawl and padding it witn a portion of the state room blinds. The ladies were from Mississippi.— Capt. Bratt was almost dead from exhaustion, but dually succeeded in reaching Baton Buuge. 'The mate leaped into the water and reacued the shore by swimming. A lady pos seuger threw Uer three children into the river, and then leaped alter them. The mother and one ol the children were afterwards rescued, but the other two .children were lost. The panic on board the steamer was feariul, and the mate, who describes the scene, says in nineteen years ot steamboating be never saw such a sight, lie Mas about the last to leave the burning vessel. Two ladies Mho came on board at Bayou Sara were among the lost. Terrible Epidemic at St. Thomas. AFFAIRS AT ST. DOMISOO. Kevolutionaiy Outbreaks iu tbe m Argentine Confederation. St. Thomas, W. I., Dec. 19. A severe type of cholera morbus, which had been au epidemic in the island, has reappeared. To tin- morning of the 15th ult. the number of deaths was Stw, and from the 15th to the 18th, at 8 A. M., 101—all poor people; total number ot victims 171. Celtic were being shipped iroiu the east aide oi Porto itico to Si. Tnoiuas and public kitchens hail been opened ill tbe town. News from St. Domingo to the 15th ult. had been received. Vessels had been attacked by one Choli, a boatman, who waa captured and executed. Many more mines had been discov ered on the island. President Cabal had been received everywhere with tavor. Correspondence ironi Mendoza, the Arger tine Confederation, NoV. 20, gives full particu lars ot the recent popular outbreak there. Another revolution was, it was reported, going on at San Luis and San Juan. Ail these insurrections have for their object the cessa tion of war against Paraguay and the over throw ot the Argentine Confederation. HAVANA. Increase mf lhr Monetary Fssic --Bnif nation of the l upturn la uiml. New York, Jan. 3. By the steamer Eagle from Havana, we learn that the monetary panic in that city is still on the increase. Meetings had taken place among the merchants, planters and hank directors, at which ineasurcB wore discussed to relieve the country, but so fat without any result. It ap pears, irom the general Jack jyl eoulLfeuee, tUat thp Government is in a strait for money and has even gone to the length of aprropriatiug lottery money and paying nigh prices, part in cash and partin bond's tor tour and six mouths. The Captain General, it is reported, is unable to stand tue Wear and lear of tie: command of the island with all its troubles, and has sent his resignation to Spain. flow of the Kiel Investigation. New Orleans, Jan. 3. The Biot Commission closed its labors in tbe Cutsum House brsuch of its investigations to day. Elliott, Sheilabarger and tbe Sergeant at-Arms leave to night via Cairo for their homos Mr. Boyer will rvutaiu here fur a day «t fwu. ! WASHINGTON* Nomination of Gen. Grant for Pres ident by the Democrats. Bill for the Impeachment of the President. THE TARIFF HILL Decision of the Steamer Spring bok Case. Bill to Organize the Militia. AFFAIB8. Washington, Jan. 2. A number of prominent Democrats are soon to meet at Springfield. 111., and put Gen. Grant in nomination for the Presidency. Mr. Morris, formerly a member of Congress from Illinois, is said to be at the. head of the movement. Mr. Ashley, of Ohio, has prepared a bill for the impeachment of the President, which he intends to introduce in the House Monday next, and which, he says, he is assured will pass in that body. The Secretary of the Treasury to-day sent to the House of Representatives the report of the Special Commissioner, David A. Wells, on the revenue. The pamphlet comprises 128 pages, i ho report recognizes the demand for a change of the tariff. This cannot be sought for on rev enue grounds because the tariff is already high ly productive, and the revenue has already reached a point much larger than was over an- : ticipated. The reason for the change must be ' tin; industrial condition of the country, the ! causes of which, through their resultant of high prices, have produced disturbing effects on our industry, and are stated to be: First, the scar- , city of labor, especially skilled labor. The sec- i mid cause to which the present inflation of I prices may be attributed, is the adoption on the part of the Government of a measure of value as a medium of exchange, and as a legal tender of an irredeemable paper currency. Third, of causes—and perhaps the most influential is the extent of the burden of national taxation—in volving excessive and unwise legislation. Ex tensive duplication of taxes in turu entails and maintains unuue eunaucement ot prices; the I decrease of both production and consumption, and, consequently of wealth; restriction of ex portation and of foreign commerce, and a large increase in the machinery and expenses of col lection. Remedies are next discussed. The Commissioner says: II is not clear that legis lation can bo made available to relieve the scarcity oi labor. Tiie evil growing out ot this cause must in course of time cure itself. The remedy for the second cause is to be found in the return to specie payments. The third rem edy lies wholly within the control of the legis lative department of the Government. The Commissioner then describes in what manner and to what extent can the reduction of exist ing taxes be now made compatible with the re quirement of the Treasury for administration expenditures, interest, and desirable and cer tain reduction in the principal of the national debt. The Commissioner recommends, first, a reduction of the present general tax of 5 per cent, on products aud sales of manufacturing industry to 3 per cent., aud a corresponding re duction in specific taxes levied on analagous branches of industry. Second—Tho entire re moval of all direct internal taxes now levied on productions of bar, plate and sheet trou, aud ot such additional taxes as are levied upon the elements of the manufacture of steel. Third— The reduction of the tax of 21-2 per ceut. on the gross receipts of sugar refiners to 11-2 or 1 per cent. Fourth—'The entire removal of in ternal revenue duty on sulphuric aoid, and upon mining and the manufacture of emory. ififth—The entire removal of the internal rev enue tax upon the manufacture of salt. Tho total amount of reduction of revenue conse quent upon the adoption of the above recom mendations, taking the receipts of the last fiscal year as a basis of calculation, may be estimated at about thirty-five millions of dol lars. The Commissioner further recommends as a basis of present aud future legislation, the principle of abating the duty on raw material to the lowest poiut consistent with the require ments of the revenue, and placing upon the iree list such raw materials, the product mainly ot trophical countries, as essential elements in the great leading branches of manufacturing industry and do not coma into competition with any domestic products, On the principles laid down the Commissioner prepared a bill, which accompanies the report. Representative Lntlin and other declared in their speeches to various assemblages, that the majority ot Congress in what they did acted in no si>int of malice or revenge toward the South, in voting tor the constitutional amendment, they believed it was for the benefit of both sec- ! cions, aud they urged their auitors to adopt 1 that amendment speedily as a means of restor- j ing the late rebellious States to all their rights and Lrivileges in the Union. Some of the Congressional party sav there is occurring all over the South among the masses j a wonderful political revolution. Heretofore I they have believed that the constitutional I amendment was designed to give suffrage to Che negroes and disfranchise every oue who had sympathized with the rebellion. This belief was entertained by the best educated and most prominent citizens, but on being assured to the contrary, many of them expressed the hope that Congress would forbear to precipitate ac tion until that political subject lAi further can vassed. On their return they found that the views of leading men had undergone a thor ough change, among them three members oi the Virginia Legislature. Other statements are made confirmatory of the facts above state ed, concerning the constitutional mendment. The United States Supreme Court to-day de cided the steamer Springbok case. The vessel was seized in 18fi3, about 200 miles from Nas sau, whither she was bound from London. She was suspected of iuteutiou to ruu the blockade of some Southern port. It was ascertained that her cargo was contraband of war, consist ing iu part of swords aud other military impli meuts, and also buttons marked with the letters “C. S. A.” The southern district of New York condemned both vessel aud cargo, but the U. S. Supreme Court overruled the decree as to the vessel, and afiirined tho condemnation of the cargo on tho ground that the latter was clearly contraband oi war, aud that although there was nothing to show that the Springbok de signed to pursue her journey from Nassau to the Southern blockade ports, the goods were evidently to be carried from Nassau to supply the military forces at that time arrayed against the United States Government. ■lino iiuo uucli u uu) ui iiiucu uxuiunueni ill Congress, especially in the House. The cause of it was owing to the speech and propositions of JMr. Stevens, whicli produced more thau usual agitation, and which will prove the cause of more bitterness at the South. There is a very general feeling among the members of both Houses against any further reduction of the currency, and Senator Sher man himself to-day expressed tho belief that Congress would not interfere with the present currency law at all, or in other words would neither authorize a contraction or reduction. The Senate Committee on Territories have considered the admission of Nebraska. An amendment will be reported making no dis tinction ol color or race, which will harmonize opposing views. The same principle will apply to Colorado. Jtepresentativo Hogan to-day introduced a hill to organize, arm and discipline the militia, and other purposes. It provides that all able uodied male persons who shall have been born or naturalized in the United States, or shall have declared their intentions to become citi zens, or snail have actually voted at any State or territory election, and ad between the ages of id and 45 shall be enlisted in the nulitia.— The national guard of the United States shall consist of two regiments of infantry organized of volunteers from the enlisted militia in each district and territory represented in Congress, one of which shall be composed of colored men of more than one-third of the enrolled militia el such districts or territory. No persou shall be au officer or private in the national guard who shall be disqualitiod for, or exempt from enrollment in the inilitic, or shall have volun tarily borne arms against the United States or given countenance or aid to the rebellion, or accepted office under the late Confederacy. It provides that Congress may order out the whole national guard to execute the laws of the United States. c-oinmissioner nowara, or mo rreeameui Bureau, iu a letter to tlie Secretary of War, in answer to a resolution of Congress, reports that while the colored population has decreased in Virginia, North and South Carolina, Arkansas and Missouri, it remains about the same iu Florida,Mississippi and Louisiana, aud has in creased in Texas aud Tennessee. He says the Assistant Commissioners of the States of Lou isiana, Florida and Arkansas report increased disposition upon the part of the freedmen to take advantage of the homestead act. He sub mits a synopsis of the laws of the Southern States in regard to freedmen, and says the re ports of Assistant Commissioners contain evi dence that the manner of executing laws on the part of the magistrates and jurors in some parts of the S^uth does great injury to tue need people. The ueeess.ty oi enforcing Gen eral Order, No. 44, from the headquarters of tho armies oi the United States, in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, by the Assistant Com missioners is mlly established. The decisions ol some ot the district Judges in Mississippi, that the civil rights bill was unconstitutional, lias robbed freedmen of privileges intended to be secured to them by that law. The civil rights bill is notiu full operation in some por tious of the South, and consequently, many criminals are at large. The Assistant Commis sioners generally, favor the contract system, as freedmen iu most cases, fill their obligations. Tueir employers have, as a general thing, set tled with the freedmeu iu accordance with the terras of the contracts; yet when auy of them have failed to do so, the State laws have not in all eases ati'orded the freedmen the proper rem edies and protection. F'or this leason the As sistant Commissioners report that they have relieved the evil as far as it was possible by as suming the guardianship of the freedmen as contemplated by the jaws of Congress. He calls special attention to. the vagrant laws of Maryland, Georgia, AXississippi, Louisiana and Texas. The small time allowed after the expi ration of one contract before the person must enter on another to escape vagrancy, will occa sion practical slavery. The arrest of assem bled persons as vagrants upon information giv en by any party, tueir trial by a justice of the peace, aud the sale ot their invoices at a public outcry lor the payment of the fine and cost, without limit os to time, and the whipping and working iu the chain gangs, present some oi the obnoxious features of the irregular laws. Secretary Seward’s recent departure from Wasiiingtuu is solely to seek a warmer clime for tfie benefit of his health. It is said that ttie District Suffrage bill bas been presented to the President for signature. A veto is anticipated. The Constitutional Amendment. Albany, Jan 3. The Senate has passed the Constitutional Amendment—only three negatives, all from this city. Columbus. Ohio, Jan. 3. Tiie State Senate, to day, adopted a resolu tion ratifying tho proposed amendment to thtt Oottstiuniou 6t the United States*, The voW was a party vow, aud stood M to U XXXIX OONQBEBg—SECOND SESSION. WASBoraxorr, Jan. 3. senate. The Chair laid before the Senate a commu nication from tlie Secretary of the Treasury, tranmitting a bill and report prepared by Com missioner Welles. On motion of Mr. Fessenden the bill and re port were referred to the Finance Committee, and 2000 copies of the report and 600 copies of the bill ordered to be printed. Mr. Chandler presented a protest against any curtailment of the National currency_ Referred to the Finance Committee. Mr. Morgan presented a remonstrance of the New York merchants againat any change in the duty on sugar; also a remonstrance against increased duty on linseed; also a remonstrance against increased duty on steel. Referred to th^inance Committee. Siv. Trumbull presented a protest against the curtailment of the National currency — Referred. Mr. Sumner introduced a resolution direct ing the Judiciary Committee to inquire if leg islation on tho Constitutional amendment was necessary to prevent the sale of persons into slavery for a term of years as punishment for crime. Mr. Sumner, on presenting the above, called attention to cases which had come under his observation, in which colored persons have been sold by order of the Criminal Courts in Maryland. It seemed to him that Congress ought to have the opinion of the Judiciary Committee as to the right of the State to inflict such punishment, After debate the resolution was adopted. Several memorials and petitions were pre sented. Mr. Sumner introduced a resolution to in quire what legislation was necessary to sup press peonage. Modified and passed by com mon consent. Mr. Howard offered a resolution instructing tho Committee on Fublio Lands to inquire what legislation was necessary to protect the interest of the United States in lands granted for railroad purposes before the completion of railroads, and in homestead lands before the issue ol patents. Adopted. The unfinished business of the last day of the session, which was the bill to admit Ne braska, was taken up. Mr. Wade objected, and the bill was postpon ed until Monday. Mr. Edmunds gave notice that he would to morrow call up the bill to regulate the tenure of office. Mr. Howard gave notice ol his intention to offer amendments to the laws against Polyga my in Utah, rendering their provisions more effective and their penalties more severe. The bill to repeal that section of the confis cation act giving the President power to grant a general amnesty, was called up by Mr. Trum bull, but its consideration was postponed until to-morrow. Mr. Sumner called up the bill to prevent and punish persons fraudulently inducing negroes to emigrate, and pending its consideration the Senate adjourned. HOOSB. Tim House met at noon. The Speaker presented a communication from the Secretary ot the Treasury, transmit ting a report of David A. Wells, Commissioner of Revenue, with a tariff bill prepared by him as a substitute for Customs laws now in force, stating that the opinion aud conclusions of Mr. Wells, with very slight exceptions, met with his (the Secretary’s) hearty approval, aud com mending the report and bill to the careful con sideration of Congress. Referred to the Com mittee on Ways aud Means. Mr. Stevens, from the Committee eu Appro priations, reported the military academy ap propriatinn bill. Read twice and referred to the committee of the whole, and made the special order f jr Monday. Ou motion of Mr. Wavhburne, of Illinois, the Secretary of the Treasury was directed to com municate to the House the results of the inves tigation made by his Department, into t ie loss of the Evening Star, and was also directed to institute inquiry into the loss of the steamer Commodore, in Long Island Sound, aud report what further legislation is necessary for the protection of passengers on steam vessels. Mr. Wentworth begged leave to offer the following: Seaolved, That the Judiciary Committee be instructed to report what measures if any, can be taken to prevent the Supremo Court from releasing and discharging the assassins of Mr. Lincoln, and conspirators to release the rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas, in Chicago, under color and pretence of the law ot 1883, and also to inquire into the expediency of repealing said law. Mr. Eldridge objected. Mr. Hubbard, ot Connecticut, offered a reso lution declaring that the House will not con sent to the appropriation of the first dollar for property destroyed by the Union army, while engaged in putting dowu the rebellion. Re ferred to the Appropriation Committee. Mr. Maynard asked leave to offer a resolu tion instructing the Committee ou Ways and Means to inquire into the expediency of re deeming compound interestTreasury notes and rive-twenty bonds with Treasury notes bear ing interest at not less than three or more than five per cent. Mr. Eldridge objected. The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill reported by Mr. Stevens on the 30th of April, from the join select Committee on Re construction, to provide for restoring to the States lately in insurrection, their full politi cal rights; the question being on a substitute proposed therefor by Mr. Stevens on the 19th of December. The substitute having been read, Mr. Brig ham made a point of order that as the 8tli sec tion provided for the admission of rebel States on compliance with the conditions prescribed, the substitute must be referred to the Commit tee on Reconstruction. The Speaker overruled the point of order as that bill had been reported from the committee and was before the House subject to amend ment. Mr. Stevens made a long and powerful speech in support of the bill. Without disposing of the question the House went into committee of the whole. Mr. Kelley addressed the House on the questions of finance and tariff. The committee was afterwards addressed by Mr. Holmes. The committee then rose. Mr. Eldridge sent up a resolution declaring the conduct of Mr. Stevens in reporting the bill in reference to the seceded States, a crime, deserving of the reprobation of the House. Mr. Ashley objected, and the resolution went over. The House then adjourned. MISXICO. Preparation for Vie Departure of Foreign Troops. Outrage ou uu American Citizen. NewYork, Jan. 3. Mexican correspondence, dated Vera Cruz, Dec. 22, says Maximilian has issued a decree arranging for the payment of the Austrian and Belgian troops and their transportation to Eu rope. The appointment of Miramon and Mar quez is believed by both parties to portend ac tive operations. Guerrillas made an effort to capture Maximilian, but without success. Mr. Morehead, au American citizen in San Luis Potosi, was sent to prison for refusing to pay his quota of a forced loan by Mejia. Gen. Castleman is dangerously ili with a fe ver. Baltimore, Jan. 3. Details of news from Mexico per steamer Al liance have been received. In the address of the Ministers they state that the sources of revenue having been ar ranged everything possible will be done to place them once more in regular operation. The Emperor asks that vigorous arrange ments be made for restoration and mainten ance of peace. Much, he says, will depend on the people if they would secure protection for themselves. What they had most t o fear was a French rising of malcontents and murderers when the French troops had withdrawn. The Emperor expresses his regrets at the at titude which the United States has shown to exhibit towards him. The Mexican Times has changed both its editors and its policy. The Estafette had done the same. Important French correspondence is miss ing, and as the courier that bore it is reported killed the correspondence, it is presumed, lias been captured. Outrages ou Frmfmfn. New York, Jan. 3. The Tribune’s Nashville despatch says the Superintendent of the Freedmens’ Bureau here has just received a communication from the Agent at Springfield, Robesson -County, earnestly soliciting troops, and stating that a band of outlaws from Southern Ketuckv had crossed the line, and were committing all sorts of outrages ou Freedmeu, burning their dwel lings and compelling them to nee for their lives. FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. Queenstown, Jan. 2—Evening. The steamship City of New York, from New York Dec. 22, touched hero this afternoon. London, Jan. 2—Evening. The case of the ship Tornado, which was seized near Callao, during last October, upon the charge ol attempted blockade breaking, has been up in the Spanish Court of Admiralty and the seizure confirmed, Madrid. Jan. 2. The Spanish Government has decided to send a fleet of tour iron-clads to the Pacific. London, Jan. 2. Dispatches from the continent announce that matters in “Scrvia” are assuming a threat ening aspect. THE MARKETS. Financial. New York, Jan. 3. The Post says the loan market Is Inactive at 7 per cent. Discount demand light at 7 ® 8 per cent.— Stocks dull. Governments inactive. Railroads less feverish. Foreign Exchange quiet. New Yerk Market. New York, Jan. 3. Cotton—moro active and higher: tales 3,200 bales; Middling uplands at 36® 35jc, chiefly at the latter price. Flour—10 ® 15c better with little more doing; sa'es #,800 ouls. State at 1100 ® 12 35; Round Hoop Ohio at 1, 36 ® 1365; Western at 9 00 ® 13 85; Southern, sales at 11 26 ® 17 00. Wheat—a suade firmer; sales 18,800 bush. White Canada 3 30. ,c°fa—lc higher; sales81,000 bush. Mixed Western ®1 Jt, White Southern, new, 112. ^Oaia—le better; sales 45,000 bush. Western 63| ® Provisions—dull. Whiskey-quiet at 26c in bond. Groceries—generally quiet and dull. Ro^'tlT^r1 Bl'lrl* Turpentine at66@67. Petroleum—dull; crude at i9c; Eeflned bonded at 30c. Tallow-quiet; sales at lt$. Freights to Liverpool—drooping. Cincinnati Markete. Cincinnati, Jan. 8J Flonr steady; superfine at 9 25 ® 9 60. Extra at 10 75® It 25. Whiskey firm; sales at 20c. Colton is active: tales at 31 j %32. Receipts of Hogs 9,426.— The market dolimH U; conaeqaenoe of heavy retsipta. Slit at 0 26 ® 0 60 for live, and 7 26® 7 ldr Mess pork sursMtd; sales a Wow. Imi WWstt pe. CUn|* Market*. „ . . Chicago, Jan. 8. . Floorateadjr; receipt* 1,190bbl*.; rirfpment* 8,200 bbls.; Spring extra* 9 75 (a; 11 00. Wheat 1 2c low er; receipts 18,050 bu*t4> shipment* 3,000 bush..— Sales 2 15 @ 2 17 lor No. 1. and 1 92dbr NoT 2 .* Coni lirni and 1$ @ 2c better, closing strong; sales No. 1 at 77$ in store. Outs tirm and $c better; sales of No. 2 at 42. Barley in good local shipping demand; sales No. 2 at 65 60c. Mess pork scarcely so tirm and 25c lower, except foncy brands; sales 1,000 bbls. at 18 75. closing with tew sellers at that price. Lard is steady at llg @ 12c. Lire hogs in good supply and 10 @ 15c lower; sales range trom 5 90 to 6 30, closing with a downward tendency. New Orleans Markets. „ . New Orleans, Jan. 3. Cotton—in in active demand at full prices; sales of low Middling at 31$ (& 32$c; Middling at 33$c. Sales 10,000 bales: receipts 3,914 bales; exerts 3,e90 bales; stock in port 216,593 bales. Sugar—in light supply and good demand full prices; sales ot lair at 10; prune to choice at 11$ @ 12Jc. Mu lasses in light supply and good demand at frill prices; sales of fair at 62c; prime to choice at G4 Q 67c. Havana Market. Havana, Dec. 20. Sugars dull; No. 12 at 8 @ 8$ reals. Exchange on London 16 @ 17 premium; on United States 21 21$ discount, The monetary crisis has become a perfect panic.— Spencer’s roport has been suppressed by the Govern ment. The Bank of Mataiizas keeps a bold front.— The Bank of Cardenas pays only 16 per cent, on all claims. Commercial*—Per Cable. Liverpool, Jan. 2. Cotton has been in brisk demand at an advance.— Sales of the day 20,000 bales. Middling uplands are quoted at 15$d. Manchester, Jan. 2. The market for goods and yarns has rather m quiet appearance, but holders are generally firm. London, Jan. 2, Evening. Cons >ls for money closed quiet at 90$. A mb Rio an Securities.—The following are the closing quotations for American Securities: Illinois Cen tral Uailroad Shares 82$. United States 5-20’s at Liverpool, Jan. 2, Evening. The market for BreadstulFs is quiet; tho stock of Wheat on hand is much below that of last year. New Vsrk Stock Market. New York, Jan. 3. Second Board—Stocks: American Gold. FT Sfi PivA.'1'uraiiH.a amhiaii* 1 . u. ». rivc-x nemitiH, coupons, xood, .. .m.1051 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons ’65, new iasue.103} @ 164 U. S. Ten-Forties, coupons.99g Treasury Seven Tliree-Tenths, 1st series,.I05g Treasury Seven Tliree-Tenths, 2d aeries,...1041 v» 105 j Treasury Seven Three-Tenths, 3d series,..104} (© 105 Weatern Union Telegraph,. New York Central,. Erie,. Erie preferred. Hudson,. Heading. Michigan Southeru,. Illinois Central,,. Cleveland & Toledo. Chicago & Bock Island,. Ho«tou Slock Lisi* Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Jan 8. American Gold. ifl} United States Coupons, Jan. 13lf United States Coupon Sixes, 1881. 107* United States 7 3-lOlhs, 1st series. 105 “ small. 106 “ 2d series. 1541 M small. 1044 “ 3d series. 1044 United States 6-20s, 1862 . 10C *• 1804 . 1054 “ July, 1865. 1034 United States Ten-forties. y&J Vermont Central 2d mortgage bonds. 454 Western Railroad. 140 New Hampshire State Sixes,. 99} Ogdensbur r 2d Mortgage Bonds. 71 R iston and Maine Railroad. 128 Eastern Railroad. 107 Portland City Sixes, 1877. 97} DR. LAROOKAH'S Pulmonic Syrup. FOR Tin: CURE OF Coughs, Colds, Whooping Cough, Croup, Asthma, Catarrh, Influenza, Bronchitis, Spitting of Blood, Pleurisy, Xuliamalion oi tlio Lungs or Chest, Pain in the side, Night Sweats, Hoarseness, Consumption in its early stages, and all Diseases of the Throat and Lungs. Tins remedy is too well known and too highly es teemed to require coni mein laiion hero. It is regarded a necessity in every household, ami is heartily endors ed by tlio medical faculty, clergymen ole very denomi nation, mothers, editors, members of Congress, and many of our most distinguished men in public and private iiie. Goughs, Colds, Sore Throats, &o. Letter from Hon. D. W. Gooch, Member qf Congress Massachusetts. Melrose, July 19 itc-l. Dr. E. R. Knichits—Dear Sir* 1 have used Dr. Lurookuh’s Syrup in my family for six years, and have found it an excellent remedy for Coughs, Colds, Sore Throats, i ml all consumptive complaints, Arc. I have recommended it to several friends, who have received great benefits from us use. Letter from a well known Boston Drugutst <f twenty years expe/ it nee, and steward of Hanover Street M. E. Church: Boston. March 9, UC5. Dr. E. li. Knujiits: Hiving useil LAKOolvAH’S PULMONIC SIRUP myself and in my family for the last six years, 1 am prepared to say that il is su perior to any medicine 1 have ever known, for the positive cure of Coughs, Colds, Sore Throat and all similar complaints. As 1 take cold very easily, 1 have had great opportunity to test the virtues of this valuable remuuy, and it has never f.wlu> me vet, however violent llio disease. Hiving been in the Drug busmeas for over 20 years, I have laid good op portunities oi knowing the virt ues of the various med icines sold, and pronounce LAROOKAH’S SIRUP, Tilt: rest of any article ever presented to the public. lours, W. R. BOWEN, Hanover St. • CiiOUP. Mrs. J. R. Bursis, 114 Hist 23d St., N. Y., writes Oct. U, ltC4: “During last winter three Of my chil dren were attacked with Croup, and from llie violence of tlio symptoms, they were pronounced to be in much danger. At the instance of our pastor, Rev. Mr. Stiles, I tried Laiookali’s Pulmonic Syrup, wliich promptly relieved them, and in a very short titpe they entirely recovered. In gratitude for the benent con ferred, 1 cannot refrain from making this testimony public.” WHOOPING COUGH. E. W. Maveroi* Carlcton, N. li., writes 7 Dec., ltfCl): “My son, live years old, was a tow months since sutfering greatly irom \VllOuPiNU COUGH. I ucv ursaw a more distressing case. 1 gave him larookah’s Pulmonic syrup according lo directions and soon be gan to see improvement. Tlio Cough became easier— tlio cxpecloratiouiVecr, and in two weeks the malady was entirely overcome.” BRONCHITIS AND CATARRH. A. AV. Harris, writes from whalo-sliip “JJidora do,” March lit let'll: ••Having sintered for tour Jears with Bronchi:ia and Catarrh m their moat uggruval ni* forms, 1 leul il my duly to stain Hut 1 have been permanently cured hy the use of foiookah’s Pul monic Syrup. r had paid largo suras to physicians and Tor so ealod Catarruh Uemudies, hut until I used the Sj mi. 1 experienced no rebel." SPLITTING OF B./JOIl, PLEUP.ISr, INFLA TION OF THE LINGS, TAlN IN THE SIDE NIGHT SWEATS, HOABSE N ESS. .vo. From Kov. 11. F. Bowles, Manchester, N. II.: ‘•The bottle ol' l>r. Larookah's Pulmonic Syrup, you so kindly sent mu, has been tried for hoarseness, with very good results; lor this I would confidently recoiu lucnu it,” From Bev. U A. Lamiuikr, North Ilern, Vt. “I have used Torookah’s Syrup, and ibol under obliga tioufraukly tn acknowledge its excellonee. While using your syrup, I have enjoyed belter health than I had enjoyed ihr years. I have had slight attacks oi hoarscuoss, but the Syrup would soon remove it. I laid it is a mild and sale remody also in Spasmodic Bilious attacks to which I am constitutionally sub E. W. Field, Esq., writes from Virginia City, Colorado, March il, itl’it: ••! teel very grateful for having larockah’s Pulmonic Syrup near mo, my lungs being weak and demanding the most vigilant care. 1 believe llio Syruplbesuiest remedy for Pul monary Complaints that has ever been made avuila nlc to the auiielad.” CONSUMPTION Wonderful Cube of a Child Two and a H »lf Years Old. Gents:—My grandchild, a Ut ile g.ri ol !; 1-Y years old, was taken sick in Pori ’and, Me., in January, lfcDs. No one could fell, what was ILe lualter with her. But she was much pressed for breath; Lada hard, light cough; eoidd not raise; her

throat troubled hor greatlv; she seemed to lie idling up, and though attended by the liest physicians in Portland, they eoidd not help her, and she declined; and for some three mouths was not expected to live. Bcr doctors, and at length her friends, gave up ull hopes of her recovery. Sue was brought home to my hiint'c in Phipslnug, Me. Wc Hied Cod Liver Oil, hut the oil'ect seemed father opposite from good. She now could not move her liand,s‘> induced was she. 1 was taking iarookuli’s Syrup si tli. time, util commenced giving it to her, and in a week, bIic showed quite a change lor tlio bettor, and wo continued giving it to her. She gradually improved, and ts now a perfectly healthy child, people were astonished to sco what eiiket the medicine had on this child, anil to sec her get well l>y tho use of larookah’s svrup, wliich we believe to ba the best medicine ior Pulmonary com plaints in the world. Yours, II. LAliABEE, riiipslmrg, Me. Space Will permit the publication of but a utho o the certilieates which are constantly coming in Irom all quarters of the glolie. Patients will mid tho most conclusive evidence of the value of this remedy, in a trial of it, which will cost but a triile, and wliich may yield priceless result s. L-iige bottles id,on-medium sive M cents. Pre pared by E. It. KNIGHTS, M. If., Chemist, Melrose, Mass., end sold by all di uggists. fL-fl-Sold hy W. F. Phillips & Co., W. W, Whipple & Co., J. W. Pei kins a: Co, Portland; George C. Goodwin <s Co, Boston, an l by ail Druggists and Merchants. no2t'eod&\vtl M. %* T. %* T. %* I MITIGATOM . WE would call tlie attention of all to a new com pound, never before olicred to the American I>cui»lc. In r gard to this medicine we shall sav bat little. Its cures are too nuiuorous, anti its anilities are too well known. Since its discovery its euros in chronic as well as aeulo cases, is proof* suilicient to thousands who have used it 01 its power and miiicri ority over all medicines now known in America. lor the class of diseases that it is calculated to cure. Mans)!eld’s Vegetable Mitlgator Is entirely (literal* and unlike any other preparation in existence, and nuly requires a trial to prove il wor thy oi the high roeouuueudation we claim tor it. Pie pared only by DR. W. P. 9IAN8FIELD, Portland, IHe. PRICE 25 AND CO CENTS, General Agency and Mann lac lory No. 2T Green St. Portland, Me. MANSFIELD’S VEGETABLE M1TIGATOR MANSFIELD’S VEGETABLE MITIUATOlt MANSFIELD’S VEGETABLE MITIGATOIt MANSFIELD’S VEGETABLE MITIGATOR Cures Diphtheria or Throat Diseiee; Bronchitis: Rheumatism; PBRsmany lbrrn; Pain, Swelling and Stillness oi tlie Joints; Pain or Lumcucss in tlie Back, Breast or Side, Ac., Ae. In Fevers,. anker, Rash, Measles, Fever and Ague, its virtue is experienced to admiration, especially among ohildren. It euros Cholera, Cramps, old lil eflroas Sores, Sores exposed pi salt water. Sprains, Flesh wooiiusjDyseoicrry,Diarrhea. Inilauiutatiou oi' the Bowels, Neuralgia, colds, Tooth Ache, Burns, Pams in the Stomach, and ah morbid conditions ot l the system. BAT* For internal and external use, it is, lu fact, tlie most ehcctual family Medicine now known in Amcr aug 22 eod.twwn IMssolutlon of Copartnership. NOTICE Is hereby given that the partnership late ly existing between Chas. F. Davis and Albert Stephenson, both olDeer Isle, Maine,undor the name and style ot DAVIS & CO, Green’s Landing, Maine, was dissolved December twelfth, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, by mutualconscnl. All demands due said parUierauip, and all demands on said partnership, as shown by their books, will be settled by Richards, Adams & Co, or their represen tatives. Witness our hands and Seals this fourteenth (lay of December, A. D. 1866. Signed, CHARLES F. DAVIS, [SEAL.] ALBERT STEPHENSON, [seal.] Signed, Eliplialet F. Davis, Win. M. Folsom. The Arm will oontiuue under the uame and style of Be pruti ® Co., to whom all demauds duouU SUmlw «WF. **▼»*«>. WANTED. WANTED! A man to take the Agency oi Ri«elow’M pa. ■cut Clothe* Frame tor tho State Ot Maine. Whole capital required not ove* #500 liHniue<N wall pny per Year* Apply to or adore ss KENT, COODIVOW Ac CO., Patent Agents, 10 Count Street, Boston, Mass, dec cllw _ Wanted Immediately l A First Class Lady Teacher! To take charge of tho English Department In a Seminary. Apply to D. C., Box 270, dc2ikl3w Saint John, Mew Brunswick. AGENTS WANTED^ For Frauk Moore** New Work “WOMEN OF THE WAB.” AGENTS will find this a book of real merit and tn trinsic value— subject new—intensely inter esting and exciting. No Work ever .attracted and engaged the public min i like this. Everybody wants it. and thousands will purchase it as soon as an op portunity is afforded them. Bead what Agents say of it. One experienced Age at writes: It is tho 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 book of tho season. Another, 137 Orders in Four Days. One roports 17 orders the lirst day of canvassing. Intelligent, active Males or Females will tind the sale of this work a pleasant and lucrative employment. This book has no coiU]>elitor—it comes fresn and new to tho people. The territory is clean and clear,— Agents understand the advantages in this particular. For full particulars send for Circular. Address C. A. CllAPIN, Phoenix Building, Boom 13, Boston. Mass. decl7d&wlm Flour Barrels Wa nted. ON and after January 2d, 1867. we shall resume the purchase of Flour ilrls. Foil CASH, at the Office of the Portland Sugar Co., 27 1-2 Daufarth Si. <l<£BilmJ. II. MB OWN A SOUS. Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each for first class Flour Barrels suitable foi suuar. LlfNOH, BARKER & CO., novl3dtf_ 139 Commercial street. $5! Agents Wanted! $10 FIVE to Ten Dollars per day, by the Hartford Publishing Co. Box 1606 Portland, Maine. Portland Dee. 17 dim* Wanted Immediately. •j AA Good American, Nova Scotia and Irish -I- V-/ Girls to do housework, cook, $e., in pri vate families and hotels i»i this city and country. Situations sure. The best wagos paid. Aiso 50 Girls t > work in Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, as we will supply them free i oi' charge. Address or apply at the General Agency Employment Office, 3511 t ’ongress Street, up stairs. COX & POWARS. sept26dtt / late WHITNEY <Sc CO. LOST AND FOUND. Lost! A NOTE of $400, given to Wm. Cornish by O. F. Ammiton, with one endorsement of $100 on the back. W© warn all persons buying said note, as pay ment has boon stopped this day. Jan. 1, 1807—dlw WM. CORNISH. LOST! A LARGE sized Morocco Wallet, containing two Railroad passes and a number of papers of no use to any person but tbe owner. Any person return ing the sumo to this ottice, or C. R. Chisholm & Bro., 307 Congress Street, will be auHahlv rewarded. December 11. dtf BOARD AND ROOMS. TO BET. A Good Tenement in House No. 21 Brackett St. Inquire of J. C. WOODMAN, Jr., jan 3tf 211 Free Street. SECURITY.. CONOKNSKO STATEMENT of the Con dition 1 the ShXXKIB'Y INSURANCE COMPANY of New Youk, on the first day of November, I860, made to the State of Maine, pursuant to tbe Statute of that State. NAME AND LOCATION. Tbe name of this Company is the Security In surance Company, incorporated in i860, and lu- I cateil in the city oi New York. CAPITAL. The capital of said Company actually paid up in , cash is - - - $1,000,000 00 The surplus on the first day ot November, 1808,.$451,384 58 Total amount of capital and surplus, $1,451,384 58 ASSETS. Cash Items, t - - - $315,368 42 United Stales Bonds, - - - 285,707 50 State, County and City Bonds. - lot.600 00 Bonds and Mortgages, - 498.184 00 Inter st accrued, bur-not due, - - 18,254 70 Unpaid Premiums. - 64.047 78 Special Loans, and all other Property, - 146,872 93 | $1,439,035 33 LIABILITIES. Am*t cf Losses adjusted, and due and unpaid, none, j 41 “ incurred, and iu process of adjustment, .... $166,831 43 j Ail other existing claims agaiust the Com pany,.CG.729 04 j Total amount of Losses, Claims and Liabil lies,.$203,560 47 J Sta ’e of New York, i City and County ol New York,) s‘s* A. F. Hastings, President, and Fr3nk W. Ballard Secretary, of »lie Security Insurance Company, being severally and duly sworu, depose and say, uml each tor himself, that t e foregoing is a true, full aud co.roct atntenv-ntof ibe ntlansor the said Cor poration, and that they are the above described of fleers thereof. Sworn to before me, Nov 15,1866. Til OS. L. THORN ELL, Notary Public. A. F. HASTINGS, President? FRANK W. BALLARD, Secretary. Loring, Stackpole & Co, Agts, Office No. 117 Commercial St., <ic20-eod3w POI1TLA3D, marine Insurance —ON— Ships, Barques, Brigs anti Schooners l —BY— Ocean Mutual Insurance Comp’y, NEW BEDFORD. Pacific Mutual Insurance Comp’y, NEW BEDFORD. Aggregate Capital, $580,161,17 No extra charge for Cargoes Grain in Bulk, Coal, Salt, Iron, Copper Ore, Marble or Slate coastwise. We shall be pleased to secure a share of public patronage. Office 106 Fore Street, Portland. J. IF. MTJNGEll <0 SON.<13m n v ATLANTIC Mutual Insurance Company. 61 Wall St,'cor, William, NEW YORK, January, I860. Insures against Marine and Inland Navi gation liisks. The whole profits ot the Company revert to the Assured, and arc divided annually, upon the Premi ums terminated during i he year; and lor which Cer tificates are issued, bearing interest until redeemed. The Dividend was 40 per cent, in each ol the years 1863-4, ana 6, and 35 per cent, in 1866. The Company has Assets, Over Twelve Million Dollar*, viz:— United States and State of New-York Stocks City Bank and other Stocks, *4,828.585 Loanssecured by Sticks and otherwise, 3ls3o!350 Premium Notes and Bills Receivable, Real Estate, Bond and Mortgages and other se cur.ties, 3,G50,025 United States Gold Coin, 80.460 Cash in Bank 310^550 *14,199,970 TRUSTEES! John D. Jones, Win, Sturgis Charles Dennis, Henryk. Bogert, W. H. H. Moore, Joshua J. lienrv, Henry Coif, Dennis Perkins, Wm C. Pickersgill, ,I08. Gallard, Jr., Lewis Curtis, J. Henry Burgy, Clias. H. Russell, Cornelius Grinned, Lowell Holbrook, C. A Hand It. Warren Weston, B. J. Howland, Royal Pheips, iieuj. Babcock, Caleb Barstow, KIctclier Westrav, A.P.lBlot, Rubt. li. libitum, Jr, Wm. h. Dodge, Gordon W. Burnham, Geo. G. Hobson, Fred’k Cbaimcej David Lane, James Low, James Bryce, Geo. S. Stephenson, Leroy M. Wiley, Wm.H. Webb. Daniel S. Miller, John D. Jones, President. Charles Denni**, Vice-President. H. H. Moore, 2d Vice-Prest. , „ „ D- Hewlett, 3d Vice-rrest. J. H. Chapman,Secretary. Applications tor Insurance with the above named Company received and forwarded by ( John W. Monger, Correspondent. apl4dlmeod9m&w6w ORGAN AND Mdodecn MAN L'FAC XOKY No.lS Cbeatnut > Portland, Me. WILLI AM r. HASTINGS IS now prepared to attend to the wants of his former patrons and customers, and the public generally The superior character of'his instruments, especially his UPRIGHT ORGANS, which in style ot finish resemble the upright Piano, is toowcll known to require an extended notice. He will keep on hand a full assortment of instruments ot the Host Approved Styles and Patterns, - AND AT - Prices Within the Reach of All !! and trusts that the superior excellence of tone, as well as the excellence ot his workmanship, may, as here Wore, commend him to tbs public invor and put* - BEUEtTATi. Douse for Sale, SITUATED on tlio corner of Lincoln anil Amlcr son Streots. It is a new house, ono and a half stories, with an ell—good well of water, &c. House nearly finished. Lot 60 by 69. Price #1,600. Terms easy. Apply to 1*ATTLRSON & CHADBOURNE, Dealers in Heal Estate, “Morton Block,” dc 29dlw Next above the “Preble House.” ■VTOTICJE. I will sell on lavorable terms as to -LI payment, or let lbr a term of years, tne lots on the comer ol Miilule and Franklin street*, and on Franklin street, including the corner ol i* r&nklin and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH A REi^p Attorneys, Portland, jylktf HOUSE AND lot lor sate at Cape Elizabeth l*ar ry,—bouse nearly new. Enquire ot A .P. COLE at the Ferry, or VV. H.MANSFELD, Portland Steam Packet Co. Juj 44 dtl' TT^OR HAI»E, in Gorham, fifteen minutes walk r Irom the Depot, a nearly new, neat Cottage House, Barn and outbuildings,h»ving all t e conven iences and in prime condition. It j* titualed near a grove and a suort distaucc from the County read Apply to J. E. STEVENS. Uorlmm, July 17. First Class Houses for Sale. WE offer lor sale the eight first class brick houses, recently built by us, situated on Pine Street, between Clark and Carletou Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slate roofi», brick drains, and marble mantelpieces throughout.— They will be sold at a low price, and on verv favora ble terms. Apply at our oliice, No. 271 Dantorth St. J. li. BROWN & SONS, or WM. H. J ERR IS, Real Estate Ageut, opposite the Preble House. October 16, 1866. dtt House Lots on India St., for Sale. "IT'NQL'IRE of CON ANT & RAND, X-J 153 Commercial Street, or on H. M. PAYSON, Pi rtland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange Street. Desirable Store Lots FOR BALE, N COaaERCIAl ITB1KT. riMIE subscribers ofler for sale tlio lot of lnml on X the southerly able ol Commercial Street, heart ol Dnna’s AVharf, measuring 72 by 150 feet, bor thi ther particulars Inquire JONAS H., Oct 18 tf or W. S. DANA. Valuable Real Estate on Elm i$t. * FOR SALE. A PORTION of the “DAY” Estate on Elm Street, comprising over 2b00l) loot of Linil, together with Brick Houses, stable &c. This property is lo cated on Elm and Cumhcrland streets all susceptible of improvement, ami has a front on Elm street oi 282 lecl. The above property is offered for salecilber in por tions »r collectively, on liberal tonus. Apply to ttUffJrt— tfJOHN C. PROCTOR. I7ARAI for Male. The subscriber offers his JP farm for sale or will exchange ror city j roperty. It is a first rate farm oi 110 acres, with a two story House, in good lepairaud a new Barn with cellar, 40xt>0. There is a never tailing supply ol good water and wood lot. Said larrn is situated ou the road irom Biccarappa to Gorham Corner, about one mile from the latter place. For further particulars applv to DOW & JOHNSON, Moulton street, or J. H(. Cook, on the premises. jy27-eodtf FOR SA LE. Grove Hill Farm • THE above Farm is situated on an eminence over looking tho beautiful and thriving village ol Bridgion Center and within one hall a mile ol the business portion, it is pronounced by all who have seen it to be the best and most desirable 1 cation in tue County. It comprises 111) acres, conveniently di vided into tillage, pasturage, wood land and tlmber laud: cuts irom 45 to 50 tuns hist quality of hay. 'The buildings consist of a two story house, built in 1858, at an expense ol 00, with barn and ou^ buildings in good repair. For particulars apply to C. P. KIMBALL, or H. W. GAGE, (hrui of .-51 ro t Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WaLIvLK, Bridgtun. or to the subscriber. KiCUAltD GAGE. Bridgton, Dee., 18CC. dec 27 eod&wtt For Lease. fpiIE v:i)tml>)c let of land corner of Middle and r Tluiui) bucols, for a term cf years, inquire of C. C. MITCHELL A. SON, _Aug. 28, lfCC—dll _1 Id fore Street. «Sy House lor Sale, No 32 Myrtle Street. En ;| quire at No. 8 Central Wliarf'. L. July 12—dti Valuable Hotel Property lor Sale. f |M3E Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil i- luge ol Fryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is ot tered for sale at a bargain, It applied tor noon. The House is large, in good renair, with turniture and hxfures throughout, together with ail necessary outbuildings. For full particulars inquire oi HORATIO BOOTH BY, _ „ Proprietor. Or Hanson & Dow, 345 Congress st. Fryeburg, Bep . 2u, letk>. dtf Farm for Sale. I WILL Boll my Oinu near Allen’s Comer West - brook, about three miles from Port land, 011c mini from lioisc cars, auil Westbrook Seminar). Said lairn contains about 100 acres, part of it very ral liable Ibr tillage, and part oi it for building lots. There is a good house, two large banis, and out hous es on the premises, it will bo sold together, or in lots lo suit purchasers CYKUB T11URLOW, sepll-dtl lUi Commercial Bt. CITY NOTICES. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or sidewalk. Sect. 00.—Thu tenant or ocenpant, an«l In ease there should be no tenant, the owner, or any person having the care of any building or lot of land border ing on any street, bine, court, square or public plaice within the city where there is any footing or side walk, shall, ai cr the ceasing to tail of any in the dav time, within three hours, and if in the night time, before ten of the clock of the forenoon, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from such footway or sidewalk; an , in Uelault thereof, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than two dollars, nor more than ten dollars; and tor each and every liour '.hereafter 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 than one dollar nor more tbau ten dollars. All persons are hereby notified to govern them selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will be en forced. JOHN S. HEALD, decl8dtf City Marshal, For Snle, THE brig ELMIRA, 174 tons old measurement, well calculated for the Coasting trade. Apply to YEATON & HALE. Uec24d&w3w PAINTS A ND OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and for sale duty fuss, for uso on the burnt district, Strictly Pure JBaglifth Lead and Oil S Rebuilderg will effect a great saving by purchasing in Jlris way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by JL W. PEKKINM At CO., Jan2d3t_86 Commercial street. CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Iron Founders, Boiler Makers Machinists. THE subscribers having rebuilt their Work Shopa, are now prepared to take orders lor Machinery and Hon Work of all kinds. Iron Store Fronts and Columns for buildings promptly furnished. STEAM ENGINES AND BOILERS, SAW AND GRIST MILL WORK AND GEARING made to order. Having able and experienced pattern makors and new tools of modem design, can supply patterns with promptness and at a moderate cost. Repairs of all kinds of Iron Work attended to with despatch and at reasonable rates. Having a large and well equip ped Forge, can furnish forgings and shapes or all kinds C»r Steamboats and Locomotivo work such as Shaft*, Crank*, Pi»tou Rad*, Car and Engine Axle* and Shape* to pattern or draw ings, from 10 tons to 100 pounds weight. They are also Selling Agents for MERRIMAN’S PATENT BOLT CUTTER, the best Machine ever invented for the purpose, performing double the amount of work of any other uow in use. FOR SALE, a 3.1 home power Locomo tive Boiler with new tube sheets and new set of tubes, In first rate order, and warranted safe with a pressure of 100 rounds to the square inch. A NEW TEN HORAE POWER PORTABLE EN GINE, an excellent Machlue, can be seen naming at our Foundry. CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Cor. Com. St. and Brown’s Wharf, novlOe d3in Portland, Maine. VTOTICE is hereby given, that the subscriber has iy be n duly appointed and taken upon himself the trust of Administrator with the will annexed of the estate of JOSIAH MILLIKEN, la!e of Port’and, in the County of Cumberland, de ceased, and given bonds as th 1 law directs. All persons having demands upon the esta’e ot said de ceased, are required to exhibit the same; and all per sons indebted to said estate are called upon to make payment ta SETH M. MILLIKEN, Administrator with the will annexed. Portland, l»ec. 4,1866. dec21d3w* Or eat Bargains in Worsteds -AND WORSTED GOODS! - AT - MRS. C. W. JORDAN’S, Corner of Dow and Brackett Street*. Through the month of January, to close a stock. Also a new seven octave PIANt*, ot Gilbert's, to let. Portland, Jan. 2, 1867. eod2w INDIA RUBBEU GOODS. HAVING been burned out ot my Rubber Store, 147 Middle St., I would solicit the trade of the citizens ot Portland and vicinity, v until 1 re-open) o my headquarters, 85 Milk Street, Boston, where are kept every variety of goods made lrom India Rubber compiling in part Rubber and Leath er Machine Belting, Steam Packing, Gaskets, Rings, Hose tor conducting and h vdrant purposes. Rubber Clothing of every description, Combs, Ball*. Toys, Undersheeting for beds iu cases ol sickness, Rubber Boots and Shoes, Tubing, Spittoons, Syringes, Glove* and Mittens, Elastic Ring* and Bands, Plano Covers, Horse Covers with aud without h>od, Wagon Covers, Air Beds, Pillows, Cushious, Lnd Life Pre servers, Mechanics’ Aprons, Rubber Jewelry, ol beautiful patters, aud all kind* ofRubb r Goods that may bedosired, all of which 1 will sell at manufac turers lowest prices. Please forward your orders tor the present to H. A. HALL, Jul 13eodtf 85 Milk Street, Boston. Ready for bvhiive^. william BROWN, formerly at 91 Federal street, iu now )>ermanently located at his new store No 64 Federal nt, a few doors below Lime street. He is now prepared to attend to the wants of his numerous customers nad the public generally In the way of cleaning and re pairing Clothing of all kinds, and will be attended to with his usual promptness. Also second-hand Clothing for sale at fair prices. no“6dtf R. A. of tlie I*, f - D. Annual Meeting. The Annual Mooting of the Relief Associa tion of the Portion 1 Fire Dcpartmen , will bo held at tbe Chief Engineer'* Office, (Old CUv Hall building,) on Wednesday Evening, January t'th. at 74 o'clock, lor the choice oi Trustees aud the transac tion of other business. Per orddA of the President. 11W. d»l JOttN Seo’y. rtyhs of Job work osMly executed si ENTERTAINMENTS. t:t‘ ' ‘ • :r~ zrr — ~1 x.--—■» Woodford’s Corner Dances l There will be a Course of Assemblies A* Sieve... Hall> Woodford's Comer, Commencing on WEDSKSDIV EVENING, Ian. 9th, B^l.1 .Mualc b* Chandler’s Qmdrllle Phor £ 8j preCl“ly lin^hTlo"*" Westbrook of those living in the city. acco.maMistlon E. Y. M. C. A. COURSE LECTURES FIFTH LECTURE Iu tlio Central Church Friday Evening, Ian. 4th, —BY— C. K. Tucker man, Esq., OF NEW YORK. Subject—The “Young Chiron," Evening Tickets 2:. cents, to be had at tbo usual places and at the iloor. Hours open at 6J ; Organ Concert 7 ; Lectnro at 7J o'clock. i'^r“Kev. Dr. STORRS will deliver the sixth lec ture Tuesday Evening, Jan. 8th, in the State street Church. Jan2<l3t Portland Theatre. Bldwell & Brawne, Lenect A Managers. CONTINUED NOVELTY S MONDAY EVENING, Dec. 31st, and every Evening during the week. Engagement of the brilliant and accomplished Arttata miss Rachel Johnson, supported by the talented young American actor Mr. B. MACAULEY. During the week will be produced “Nell Gwyaat,” “The Hunchback,’' <Hmm« mad Jail el,’ 'War Id ef Vuhlea,’ “BELLE OP THE BEESON,” “Lucretia Hargia,” Ac,, Ac., Ac. Grand Matine8 on (Tuesday) New Year's Day iy See Dally Programmes. dec31d8t I. A. R. A. The Irish American Relief Associa’n will give a course of SIX ASSEMBLIES, AT MECHANICS* HALL, Cammeueiug Slaaday Ecc’g, Jaw. 71*, and closing with a GRAND BALL. Tickets for the Course, Including the Ball, will bo ♦5.IW; Evening Tickeia, *1.00; Ball Tickets, *1.30. (Efi—Music by Chandler's full Quadrille Baud, D. H. Chandler, Prompter. Dancing lo commence at 6 o’clock precisely. floor Mauagtrt—Thomas Parker, James Rooney Jamoe E. Marshall, Robert Dow, Patrick McCaicrty William H. Kelor. Mortal s. O’Riley and IVxtkin will take charge of the clothing. dec3Ldtf Ho for a Sleigh Ride THE m oprletor is now prepared with his BOAT SLEIGH “ENTERPRISE/* to carry parties in or out of the city at the shortest notice. On Wednes day and Saturday nfteruoons, (when pleasant) will leave head of State Street at 2 o'clock, to carry chil dren aud others, at 25cts. per hour. Children under twelve (12) years fifteen cents. N. S. FEltNALD. Portland, Dec 19th, 1886. dc'22dtf - - - - PHOTOGRAPHS * S. WORMEEL formerly No. 90 Middle street, takes pleasure In an nouncing that be will on TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1807, open his NEW PHOTOGRAPII GALLERY At No. 310 Congress Street, [Opposite mechanics’ Hall,J where he will be pleaded to wait on his friend, and the public Grateful far pa*t patrunage, he hope, b- strict h( tention to business to merit a renewal ol The same. Person, wishing tor FIRST CLASH PIC1 CRES of all i tyles and are invited to call. Picture* colored iu Oil, Wnter Colors and India Ink by one of the best Artists in the (State. Special attention JMid to Copying of all descriptions. I ^ All work warranted to give satisfaction. N. B—Work done for Photographers in Ink or Colors at reasonable rates. janlcodSm OLD MACHINES ! Exchanged *>r the new jetna mew ing -TCAI'UINEm, which have been prov ed to do the best lor Mhwe Mtituhing, Taileriag, lu „ ol any other in the world. Cied’t given to anv one who wants a Sewing Machine. Needles and '.trim mings lor all Machiuos. 100 Middle Street, Up Stairs. W. S. DYISB. AGENT. IH*; 15 deod lm Hoarding: School THE Ladies of tho Congregation do Notre Dame, beg leave to inform the public tliat they will re open their Hoarding .School and Academy on the 2d January, 1867. Whilst acknowledging their gratitude to tho In habitants of Portland for past fiivors and patronage, they hope in future to merit a liberal share in the u» vor ol the public. N. B.—For further information apply to tho Supe rioress, No. 64 Froe Street. December 10. daw EXTRA INDUCEMENTS —TO— BOOK CANVASSERS ! ONE of the best selling Book, ever offered to the public is new ready. Twenly-flre Thousand Copies ordered in Four month. ! Agent, are selling from Twenty to Fifty copies, per week! One good, active Agent wautcu in every town in Maine and New Hampshire. For circulars, terms, &c., address HARTFORD PUBLISHING CO., Box 180S. PORTLAND, ME. dec24eoU2w* magic hair Restorative ! ! NO. 1, Will Restore Gray or Ea4e4 Hair to Its ORIGINAL COLOR, EITHER BLACK OB BBOWN. Strengthens the hair and gives nour moment to the roots. Makes tho hair soft and moist. Prevent* and cures Dondrui! A 8 plendid Hair Hressiny, PBOVKD TO BE TUX Rest and Cheapest in the Market. MAGIC HAIR DYE Hq9 only to be applied to the Hair or Whiskers and the work is done ; no washing. For sale by all Druggists. _ CIIARLEfl NEWHALL, Proprietor, oct!3eod 47 Hanover st, Boston. am I liave just received from Mr.C. P. Kroll, gf New York, one of hie Patent Hair 11 rushing Machine*, which I have now in operation at my new Shaving «ud Hair pressing Room, No 316 Congress street, oppo Hall, where also may be found my BKPRODUCTOR, NATUKALIZKK, Ac. * 11. Is. JOHNSON. For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, from a tistiing Schooner ot' 100 tons; also Top sails, Fore and Mainsails, second hand. . ___ SAMPSON A CONANT, decldtf No. 19 a 20 Commercial \\ harf. NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the Hte Dr. Charles W. Thomas, are requested to make immediate pay ment to the undersigned* who is duly authorized to collect the same. Office No. Fore Street, over Canal National Bank. House No. 55 Danforth Street, corner of State Street. GEORGE A. THOMAS. January 1, 1857. eod4w N'°Ti!;n,l,1i'er.ebyp**®?. that the autwriber iuu • hA fruit and taken upon h uisolf the the W ill annexed oi latAAfn .,ELipHAI.irr WEBSTER, ♦ for^a°d. in the County ol Cumberland, irer cnant, deceased, and given bonds as tbe law directs. ah persons having demands anon the estate ot said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; andal persons indebted to said estate are Sailed upon to make payment to JOSEPH H. WEBSTER, Administrator with Will annexed. Portland. Doc. 18, 1865. dec2iulaw3w Singing Scliool! MB. OABDIKEB will commence hi* second term for instruction in Vocal Music at the Vee i try of the Free Street Church, on MONDAY EVEN- | i ING, January 7th, 1807, at 7$ o’clock. Terms, 24 Lessons, Indies, $2.00 « ■ Gentiemeni 8.W *S*»B«SSS«B _ AlCilOA SAli-J. Sheriff’s Sale. QCWB&ELASV, bb, TAKEN on » wilt, ana will U told &i Puttie Auo (,.T^n t011**3Ut ©f nan lot*, ai aiero 01 Clan wotljers, Cumberland Alma, \\ cstbroo* on -Friday Mu .rjv°f J‘uLu*r*’ -»• A im 'Sii ™c^i , » the stock in t-aid store, c* in rarz «* Mb. as«e», Sugai-s, lew, Spice*, PTourp&rc.Th Heel, Full. Lard, butter, Boon, bkomToX. < £2?’ »Lrd«,'Vooden w,,e- Hrug.r nSu.c^’vsf; Goods, Show iHse, Barrels, Boxes, *c. Alao*^2 dark bay ilorse, one Wagon ana one liarnee*. *** LYMAN HALL, Deputy Sheriff. . on. HENRY BAILEY & SON, Jan2-dM__ _AueUonoers. Sleighs, Pangs, Itobes, Harnesses, &c., at Auction. ON SATURDAY, Jan. 6, at tl o’clock. A. M., on the New Market Lot, Lime Street, we shall eell »n assortment of new ana 2nd Hand Sleighs, Punas. Harnesses, itobes, &c., &c. Parties wisuing to con’ ^uute to this sale, will do so early ou morning uf Jan3dtd_ H, BAILEY Sc hON, Anc’tii. Valuable lteal estate at Auction. (HONDA.Y, Jan. 7th, at 3 o’clock I\ M., on th* !~'i •’r#“l“e8.1 "!‘all odor lor sale tlio valuable lot ok eny. It is aboSl US toil o. EX’ There are two tenement* on the* i„T . 170 ,aot <** ‘ •boat IMS per l“aLlw ble piece* ol prope ty ht the market! TtUo^lmi For particular* and ) lane call ou xlu c,e,tf' ruw , J* b- BAILtY, Auctioneer Office 174 Fore etreet, at Carter A Dtuiwr'i Swro- ____ decSldtd c. fV. HOLMES, ’ AUCTIONEER, atiO CoagresB Street, KP'Sale* of any kind of property In the City or vi cinity, promptly atteuded to ou the moot tavorabla terms. uovt5utl Daily Press Job Office, 170 Commercial Street. EVERY DESCRIPTION Off BOOK, t'ABD, & JOB PMUfl, Executed with Neatness and Despatch* Having completely refriniiahed our office aiuce the Great Hie, with all kinds of New Material. Freese*, uU\, we ure prepared on (he short est po-sib.e notice to accommodate our friends and tie public with Posters, Programmes, BILL-HEADS, CIUCVL1B8, Cards, Tugs, Blanks, Labels, And every description of Mercantilo Printing. We have superior facilities for the exeoutinn ot BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, &c., Which lor neatness and dispatch cannot bo surpassed OT Orders from tlie country solicited, to which prompt attention will be paid. Daily Press Job Oilice 179 Commercial St., Portland, N. A. FOSTER. Pnor itLBTOJt Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! ELEGANT TUOCHE nudSNI TP Combined tor Cough s, Ca tarrh,Bro nch it Is, Voids, Hoarseness, Asthma, Bad Breath, Headache,Xc. Instantly relieves annoying Cough* in Churoln Cuick Cntnrrh* positivVlv without *v«kxin<i. Valuable ;o linger*, Clergy, *See., clear* and afreugthru* tie voire ; acts ^uicUly, las ct» piuas antiy; ever nnu«cslc«. Prevent* (akiug colu from Skating, l ecture* Ac. 5ar* Sold bv Druggists or scut oy mad Kn lone JJ ete to, Wilson Sc. f o, (M« i!>o->dy uuel N'fiT) P UI LADELPH 1A. W. IV. WH1PPI.E, Portland,\Yh:leea!cAat. i ■, ,4 2AD OR WORLDS SALVE H*»'>c«u au oi l laiutly nur** for the past iwt-niy yrattri, uud known all *r<mnd th« world as the man south ing auJ healing Ointment iu esUteaes. McALiSTER’S ALL • HEALING 0HT1EM Never Fails to Cure. Salt lth**nni» Scrofula, Ulrrr«* Nmall Peii Nero Nipples* Mercurial !*#re>, Eryolarlae, f)ti blind***. Corns, Bnnlon*. and all HHoom atic PuIiim, Ac Ac. Ilral* permanently Old Horns and Fresh Wounds. For Frr.sted l.lmbs Burns, or Wealds, It ha* oo equal In the World. Uire It a trial. Price 25 cent*. Sold by all Druggists. •lectS Tu«Fc&ir«ow "first annual sale - OP Fancy Goods! — at Greatly Heduced Prices! DAVIS A CO., Having determined to reduce their exteuelv* iBook ef LADIHS' Furnishing and Fancy Goods! will Sell, until further notice, goods at from M ». SO per real, lew than former Prim. 1 Flease examine our prices and be convinced. Wr. SHALL SELL Good American Corsets for 0 .75 La-lies* Cotton and Wool Ribbed Hose, .© Children's all Wool llose, Beat Shetland Cloud.*, 1.0) Ladies’ Ho<»ds. t0g H» autithl Breakfast Shawls from 1,75 to 6.65 One thousand Linen Col ars for .10 Ladles Paper Goods of all descriptions. Rich Embroidered C liars at .25 250 Dozen Linen Handkerchief* Ibr 124 cents each. 600 “ “ “ extra, 17 “ •» 100 “ “ “ very tine, 25 «• •* Ladies’ Gloves, fleece lined, .25 Children’s Gloves, fleece Lined, .15 BLAi K KID GLOVES, LOT Bert French Kid Glove, i <>n A Ml Assortment of GERMAN ZEPHYR WORS TEDS, lmvorted by us, uni a »uycrior utlolo. Fm,, Veils, (Tarter Uarnmu, CenMl, every kind and size, and FANTY GOODS of al Deaoriptim, An examination of this branch will convince ail that wc are making prices very low. Dress Trimmings at prices to salt. VELVET RIBHONS, b!aok and colored,In any width; by the piece we make adisoouat. t3F~All our prices will provo to you beyond a doubt that goods are sold here cbeajx.r than elsewhere. ty Remembor the place, old stand of HEUMAHH OliUNTAL, now D A V I H & C? O . , Ns. lO Clapp*'* Block, CougrcM Street* January 1, 1$07. dtf Ts »• F- COBSER, Clerk of St. *t*rhen’a Parish in the City of Portland, Maine* YOtJ are hereby required to notify and warn the ie»Uoldeis auu menders of Saoit 8;ei hen’s rarish to meet at Sheidey an i Srroiu’s Ottlve, La chan„e Stree , ^ust Office Building, Saturdnv even ing- January 5th, 1»C7, at / o’clock, for the following pu.-* oat-g, viz: • lit. To c i ooso a Moderator. 2d. To determine whether the Pariah will build or purchase a Church. 3d. To tr n-aci such other bu i* ess as may thflB and there come be tore -aid meeting. Given under our linn Is and Seals, this Twenty* Lighth Day o» December. f8G« TJM. B. 1ULFORD, (Seal) ) Js—i'r.rt of S. T. CORSE R, (Seal)f $t. CHARLES SAGER, (Seau>) By virtue of the fore/olng Warrant to me ddeotert, I hereby warn and noniV cue PewhoMers ana n em bers oi Snlnt Stephen’s Parish, in the C.ty of Port land, to meet at the time am* place ana fur iLo pup therein speciued. . Dated a. Port ami, this Twen y-Eighth Day of Do c ember, 1806. • „ ’ D. F. COKSER, Paiibh Clerk, dec 29 q:t Holiday Presents! At Mrs. L. Walker's, 3G Cen er St., OPPOSITE LANCASTER HALL, Hkl. and Pe:-lnmery Boxes, Al bum., Work B.xe., Writing Desk*. Portfolio., Vpariau Mtataie*. WORSTED lluODtS, BREAKFAST MUWI4 AND WORSTEDS, yijgthM- irUh»iary« Vacivty M Dolfc, Voye. fce., *c.