Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 8, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 8, 1867 Page 2
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The two judges from the gr- at commercial cir cuits did not concur in ibn construction of the j charter party. 1 am hound to yield to the opinion of the majority, and whenever the precise question involved, in Louber vs Bangs, is brought before me, it will be decided in ac cordance with that decision; hut in the present case I do nut perceive its applicability. 1 do not dud any express stipulation in this charter party touching the poiut in controversy, and sitting in admiralty, 1 am not disposed to in terpolate any condition precedent into the ob ligations of the parties in this cause. If the party desired any such obligations, he should nave incorporated them in the very wordsot his contract, and not have left it to me to find them there only by inference. . , It is said the vessel was not seaworthy e*1"®1 in Boston or on her passage from on account of the auger hole m her bottom, and that there is always an implied warranty of the owners that Ihe ship is seaworthy. In this charter party the owners expressly stipu late that on the voyage therein described, viz., from Farniingdalo to Fort Lames, the vessel shall he tight, staunch, &e., hut uuthiug is said about her condition in Boston and during the intermediate voyage. Let us suppose that this vessel had sailed from Boston short-handed or without a full supply of sails and provisions lor the entire voyage, but that her crew and supplies were awaiting her at Fariningdale, and no delay whatever was caused by the want ol' thorn during ihe passage, and the vessel, properly manned and supplied, should season ably report to the charterers lor cargo, would they havo been justified in refusing to load her, for the reason that she was shoit manned or short of supplies down from Boston? I think under such circumstances they would have boon bound to comply with their con tract. She is seaworthy w heu she is in readi ness to receive her cargo aud no delay has been occasioned by her want of seaworthiness aud no iqjury has been sustained therefrom. Liie conclusion to wilicu x nave arrived is, that the vessel being represented by the char ter party as being then iu Boston, the respond ents had a right to expect that she would pro ceed lroui Uiat port to Firmiugdale, without any unreasonable and unusual delay, that if by the perils of the sea the vessel on her pas sage was iqjured and not unreasonably detain ed for tile repairs, but the same run made with due diligence and the vessel with proper des patch proceeded to Farmingdale and offered to receive her cargo and complete the con tract on her part, the respondents on their part were still under obligations to comply with it. I must then inquire whether there was any un reasonable delay at Boston. The vessel arrived in April from a foreign voyage, and delivered her cargo in good order. She was taken ou the railway for repairs aud painting. She was being metalled and left the ways ou the 27th, the day of the executioij of the charter party. The precise time at which th > charter was signed does_ not appear, but Friday was necessarily spent in procuring her crew and getting her stores ou board, and on Saturday she was ready to sail. The wind was fair, tho vessel laid with single fasts at the end of Long Wharf, and would have been off in twenty minutes, as one of the witnesses states; and she was then run into by a tug with an other vessel iu tow, and the jib boom of the Star of Hope was carried away iu the collu sion. This of course detained her and she was not ready until Tuesday of the next week, when she proceeded under tow to sea, the rig ging of the jib boom being set up by the meu as she weut out of the harbor. 1 am of opin ion that due diligence was used in repairing the jib boom, and that the damage occurred under such circumstances as constitute a dis aster from the dangers of the sea, so that the owners are uotcharbeable lor the delay. The pilot George Williams had tho general charge of the vessel aud the evidence is that he was an experienced and licensed pilot, qualified for his position. The vessel left the wharf about three o’clock Tuesday afteruoou. Her pumps were tried that evening between Boston and Thatcher's Island,without the least indication of any leak. Her hatches had been oif a considerable portion of the time alter she left the ways. Witnesses say they were fre quently in the hold, and all agree that the Btores were perfectly dry. Nothing unusual occurred on Tuesday"night, but on Wednesday' morning the wind increased, being about N. N. E.; the pilot from time to time took in his light sails; a’oit eleven the wind had so increased that it was a severe gale, and for five hours continued very violent causing a heavy sea.— Such was the force of the wind that the topmast stay sail was blown to pieces, although it had only been nine months in use and wasjust out of the sail loft. In the afternoon of Wednes day the pilot states, “that the vessel then ly itg to was struck under tho luff of the port bow by a very heavy sea, so violent that he was nearly thrown over aud he supposed at the moment that they must have run into a wreck ” “that previous to this time the vessel was perfectly tight, no water to be seen In tl,e hold. But immediately afterwards they found from one to two feet of water iu the hold.” The leak increased, aud all hands were put to the pumps and kept constantly at the brakes ex cepting when their assistance was necessary in Working the vessel. The wind being ahead, the captain and pilot, after consulting, deemed it most prudent 10 bear away tor Boston tor re paii This they attempted, but before reach Thatcher’s Island the wiud caiue round, aud finding they could reach the Kennebec river they citM nged their course .arrived at the river on Friday night aud went up to Bath on Satur day. Ou Thursday and Friday, the pumps were kept going u greater portion of the time. The wind abated and the seated ou Thursday aud the leak decreased from 10J or 500 strokes per hour, to about 200 which she was making when she got into the pier. This vessel was fitted with a center board about twenty-four feet in length with a fad of about twelve feet. At the time she was struck .by the heavy spa, the was dowa sea striking u», it had always worked wedj 1 after that it was out of order and we could not make it work up or down.” A survey was held on the vessel at Bath, and she was ordered to Portland. There she wa< taken on the ways and a new survey called. Ou examination an auger hole 1 1-8 in ches in diameter, was found in the bottom on the plank next to her garboard. The hole was bored through between the timbers, and was filled with chips and dirt wedged in quite tight, ami apparently lodged there from the in side of the vessel; ou the outside there being a thin shell of wood left by the augei. There was a little water weeping from this hole and about the center board box there were also some iudieatious of leaking, but nut to any great extent. This hole was stopped up and the survey having recommended the center board box to bo closed it was done and a shoe put ou the keel. The vessel wag put iu good order at an expense of about 5140U only $12 of which was for the calker’s bill, aud ou the 17tb of May she saileu tor Farmingdale, where she arrived and claimed a cargo uuder the charter party on the 24th. I am satisfied, the augur hole was in the ves sel at the time she left Boston, and that the ex planation of Thomas Knight well accounts for it. He gives it as his opinion, from its position and appearance, that it was made when the vessel was on the ways iu Boston;to let out any water that might oe iu her and that by the flood of water the chips and other substances were loaded and packed within the hold, being detained there by the external layer of the wood, not wholly cut away by the auger. It is clear from aLl the evidence that the vessel did not take the bottom nom the time she left the railway in Boston till she was taken out in Portland. All the circumstances tend to show that the leak which occasioned the delay was not owing to this hold, but that on the contra ry it was filled aud so stopped that but little if any water entered by it. JLf it had been clear., the vessel must hare sunk before reaching Bath, as all the witnesses agree. The hold was tight in Boston. She laid there from Thursday till Tuesday, no water visible within her and none indicated by the pumps there or on the first day out. Soon after she was struck by the violent sea, she leaked very badly, so that she had from one to two feet of water in her hold, and for a time she continued thus to leak, the water diminishing as the sea went down; her centre board w as strained, so that it would not work and as is well understood, vessels of this construction are liable to get out of order around tlic centre board box and it is frequent ly difficult to reach aud remedy the trouble.— | Til « board would act as a lever iu a heavy sea, aud might if struck violently strain open the seams of the box, which would remain open as long as the centre board was out of place, but might afterwards come together when the strain was removed. I am therefore ol opinion that the necessity for repairs and the delay occasioned thereby must lie ascribed to the perils of the tea, and under the circumstances there was no lack of judgment, on the part of the master in going to Bath iu the first place instead of Portland. He was not aware of the nature of the injury, aud did not know, so far as appears, whether the railway in Portland was iu working order, it having been for a long time out of order and at the time the vessel ap peared to be strained in lier upper works which he may have supposed was tile priucii>ul cause of her difficulty. The vessel sailed irum Portland tlie lbtlr, and reported at Farmingdale on the 2itU. None of the ciew have been examined, aud no rea son lias been shown tor this length of time be ing taken up by tbe voyage. It certainly was longer than I should have expected, but as from all the testimony 1 aiu satislied the own ers were desirous of completing the charter, aud on some occasions made, I think, unusual exertions to expedite the purposesof the Voyage, I fee) justified, taking into consideration the season of the year, aud the state of the river at that time, together with the locality ol Par in iugd ile, well up the river, iu not charging them with unreasonable delay in reaching Farming dale after the repairs were made. lhrt vessel reported for loading on thc24tb, and the charterers refused to accept her, and so telegraphed to Boston, to which the owners replied insisting on a compliance with the charter party, and on the 27th respondents tel egraphed as follows: “We will load Hope Fort Gaines and Mobile at eight measurement or weight, difference between old aud new charter to be open for settlement by lawsuit or arbitration, without prejudicing lights of either party.’’ To which ou same day the owners re pli-il, “We accept your proposition; load ves sel as per dispatch.” The vessel was loaded and on the 22d of July discharged her cargo in good order at Fort Gaines, and the respondents paid freight thereon at rate of eight dollars per ton. Xae litre! alleges the cargo was carried under the charter party. 'The answer claims it to have been under the new agreement, aud that the libel should have been so framed, aud that uot being so, eveu it 1 am of opinion that the charter party was in force and the respon dents not exonerated from their liability, the libel iu its present form cannot be sustained 1 have lelt tbe force of this objection, and have hesitated w bether I should not yield to it. If I did, 1 should allow an amendment of the libel to meet the objection, as I think the merits are clearly with the libellants, and a court of ad miralty is not inclined to discuss a meritorious course upon mere technicalities, when they can be obviated by an amendment. a consider the legal etteet of the telegrams to amount to this. The respondents claimed they were discharged of their liability, which the owners denied. The vessel was ready for a cargo, aud that the voyage might not be lost sbe was to carry the cargo forward—the law or arbitration to determine whether the respond ents were still bound by the charter; if so bound, the cargo was shipped under it, and tney were bouuu to pay the charter money; if not so bound, the owners were to be entitled only to the eight dol'ars per ton as stipulated. It would have beeu more satisfactory u the 11 l**l had set forth this supplementary agree ment, It is claimed tin purposes of the voyage were frustrated by this delay, and the respond ent* greatly damaged thereby; but on a care ful examination oi all the testimony, I .am not satisfied that it was so. The cargo destined for the Hope was on government account and was delivered at Fort Gaines and received by the government official, from the Star of Hope, without, as appears, any claim for damages or delay . It is true, the respondents, about the 14th of May, chartered the M. C. Rosevelt and loaded her with ice, intending to send her to F»»it Uaines instead of the Hope, but on the arrival of the latter vessel, the destination of the lwosevclt was changed to Pensacola, and it is hi evidence from the letter ot the respond ents that they were in want of a vessel for that port. 1 think it was no disappointment to them that the destination was chauged, but rather in accordance with their wishes. It is said if the »Star of Hope had delivered her car go in the usual time at Fort Gaines, the re spondents w'ou'.d have been able to have ship ped another cargo that season to Mobile on which a profit would have been made, but by the delay they were prevented from doing so. This, as a claim for damages, is of conjectur al and remote a character so dependent on so many contingencies, that I do not think any I court would adopt it for an instant. There was nothing to prevent their sending the second cargo, if they wished so to do, and there is no proof that they intended so to do, or that any profit would have arisen therefrom. On the whole I am of opinion that the libel lants have earned and are entitled to recover i the balauce due under the charter—$1268, and interest from Aug. 25,1865. The lentimi ffurstlea. Tho Springfield Republican,referring to the recent Indian outrages, uses tbe following language:— But two alternatives are possible with refer ence to tho Indians. They must be extermi nated, or they must locate upon some assign ed territory and remain there. It is impos sible to tolerate them lunger as roving tribes, always repulsive and often hostile to the white settlers. The great lines of communication with the Pacific stitos must be kept open and rendered sate, and this cannot be done while ; tbe Indians go at large. Absolute extermina I tion b v powder and ball is of course not to be thought of .though surely less barbarous than tbe present policy, as it is administered. The other alternative is to assign a fixed territory to the Indians and compel them to remove to it and occupy it. This will require a considerable military force at first, and a permamcnt one for some years, to guard the territory and keep tho Indians within its limits; but it is the cheapest and best arrangement to be made. If thelndiaus are not wholly incapable of civil ization, as many believe, they will there be aocessable to the influences of education and Christianity, which have at least done something towards elevating the Cherokees and Cuoctaws in the present territory; and if civilization hastens the extinction of these tribes, it cannot be helped. It is the best we can do for them. They have the opportunity to be naturalized and become citizens of tbe United States, and our treatment of them should have reference to this and promote it It is not likely that any considerable por tion of tbom will ever become oitizens, or that tbe Indian element is to be permanent in our cosmopolition population. But this should not be our fault, but the inevitable re sult of tbe incapacity of tbe Indian lor civiliz ation. If tbe ab .rigiual American has fulfilled his destiny, and must retire from tbe scene, let him. He must not be allowed to obstruct the peacelul development and population of the country any longer, Sad Haileoad Accident.—The morning train on the Great Falls and Conway Railroad, which connects with the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad, ran off the traok at South Berwick Monday morning, throwing the en gine ofi the track on one side, and the passen ger car, containing thirty-five persons, down a steep embankment on the other side. The ao cident was caused by ice on tbe rails. Nearly all of the passengers were injured but none fatally. But, sad to say, the engineer, Mr. Per ry, son of Dr. Perry, of Portsmouth, and the fireman, Mr. John Earle, were so badly injur ed that they were not expected to live through the day. Among the passengers injured was Mr. Rul'us Stearns, apothecary at Great Falls who had the scalp torn from his head. One man was buried up iu tbe baggage car unde tbe trunks, but he was rescued after considera' ble difficulty, and it was hoped no bones were broken, though he was so stiff he could hardly tell whether he was alive or uot. Every atten tion was paid to the injured persons that was possible, and the best medical aid was offered them. Fryabuig. ICorrespondence of the Frees.] Lust week the people of this beautiful village were favored with a Lecture from Dr. Smith, President of Dartmouth college. His theme was, “New England.’' He spoke of her as an Eduoator, and handled his subject in a master ly manner. His premises were stated clearly and concisely, and his conclusions were logical and irrefutable. It is a matter of eongratulation among all true lovers of learning and progress that one of New England’s best colleges has in her Presi dential chair a man whose every feeling is in harmony with the progressive spirit of the iftyeourg, January, 4th, 1867. Light House Burned.—A dispatch was received at the Telegraph office in this eity, yesterday, from St. John. N. B., stating that the Bcacou light house inside of St. John har bor was burned to the water’s edge on Mon day morning, and that no light can be ex hibited there for some time. Coasting vessels and others should bear this in mind. THE STATE. —We learn from the Waterville Mail that Mr. Nathaniel Mayo, a well known and worthy citizen of that place died very suddenly on Saturday last, of heart disease. He Was in his usual health till about half au hour before his death. His age was 64 yean. —The annual report of the Maine bank com missioners exhibits an extraordinary degree of prosper it} during the past year in the savings banks of the State. While the last report showed a decrease in deposits of $340,000, ow ing to the depositors withdrawing lor the pur pose of investment in United States bonds, the present report shows an increase of $610, 000. —The number of convicts in the State Pris on at the close of the year was 135, against 78 last year. Eighty-three were received and twenty-six have been discharged, or pardoned, or have died. The administration of the Pris on has been successful, paying its way and leaving a balance of $288,67. The annual report recommends enlargement of the prison, exten sive repairs and the appointment ofa perman ent chaplain. Two are in the prison under sentence of death. One of these has been in confinement twenty-three years, another twelve, and another eleven. The profits of Car riage-making by the convicts were over $25, 000. The total number of convicts since the establishment of the prison in 1824 is 1866. VARIETIES. —Newbern, N. C., indulged in a tournament on New Year’s. —The Concord (N. ,H.) Monitor and Inde pendent Democrat have united their fortunes. The Monitor will be continued as a daily, and the Deinoorat takes the place of the "Weekly Monitor. —The English journals announce that Mr. W. L. Lindsay is arranging his extensive cor respondence with, Mr. Cobden, with a view to its publication in the forthcoming biography of the latter. —The party of English capitalists who lately made a tour through this country in search of advantageous openings for investment are not likely according to present prospects to have much to invest. The failure of the house to which Sir Morton Peto belonged was announc ed almost before that gentleman had reached hLowu country, and now we have intelligence that another of the party, Mr. A. W. Kixon, has made a most disastrous failure. His debts are £110,000; hie assets are £4000. —Miss Anna E. Dickinson has recovered from her recent severe illness, and will leeture on “Something to Do," at the Philadelphia Academy of Music this week. —Thirty years ago, more or less, old Baron de Bodiseo, the Russian Minister, married a young and pretty Miss Williams in George town. She made him a devyted wife, but af ter his death married aCapt. Scott of the East India service but she is now hack agaiu on a visit as grandee-like as ever. The wives of the present French, Russian and Italian Ministers are American ladies, and the English Minister, Sir Frederick Bruce, is a bachelor. —Mrs. baran rtugpes, or xiexington, ivy, has succeeded in collecting, in the vicinity of that place, tor the destitute poor of Georgia, 10,0(10 bushels of corn, 200 barrels of pork, and some supplies of clothing, a portion of which passed through Nashville, on Dec. 29, on the way to Atlanta. They are to be distributed to all the needy, without regard to age, sex, poli tics or color. Mrs. Hughes is 66 of age, and must certainly be a woman of extraordinary energy to hava accomplished so great wort -A plan to relieve Broadway of the pres sure of travel by means of pneumatic railways is under consideration in New York. 1 if;—The romance of wliakug is entirely gone.— A Frenchman has invented a poisonous cart ridge, which fired at the whale, explodes and kills him in less than eighteen minutes. The poison is not communicated from the fish |to the flesh of the men who cut it up. —Whittier’s new poem, “The Tent on the Beach" has been sent to the printer by Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, the publishers. —Rev. Norman McLeod, of Salt Lake City, is making an effert to build a Congregational church in that Mormon metropolis. ton TLA XU AXD VICIXITT. New Advertisement. 'IVDny BY ECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoos—T. E. Moseley A Co. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Theatre—Bidwell 4 Brown. AUCTION COLUMN. Woolen Goods, Ac.-E. M. Patten A Co NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Portland St Macliias Steamboat Co. To be Let—Booms. Muscovado Molasses—Gao- Hunt. Administratrix Notice—France* A. Libby. House tor Sale. Camphor Ice—J. B. Lunt & Co. Southern Pine Floor Boards—E. T. Patten. Stock and Specie Broker—Henry P. Wood. Card—Metropolitan Hotel. Quarterly Keport of the National Trader* Bank, cloihluti Cleansed—WUliatn Brown. CITY AFFAIRS, The regular monthly meeting of the City Council was hold last evening. An there has been no meeting held since the first Monday in December, a large amount of husines was tran sacted. in board of mayor and aldbrmu. Jurors.—Jas. N. Poor, John Harrison, Wm. H. Stewart, Cyrus K.Xadd, Henry C. Baker, George R. Mars ton, A. W. H. Clapp, Frederick W. Clark, Willard T. Brown, and William M. Bond were drrwn as traverse jurors for the January (civil) term of the Supreme Judicial Court, which commences it session next Tues day. A communication was received from Wil liam J. Lewis, resigning his situation as En gine man of steamer Casco, Ho. 0. The resig nation was accepted. Order from Common Counoil in relation to numbering lots in streets in the burnt district, was laid upon the table. A license was granted C. Severy & Co. as Auctioneers. George S. Swasey was licensed to keep a bil liard saloon. An order in relation to the purchase of a bell to be placed in the tower of City Hail, passed in the Board of Common Council, was referred to the next City Council in this Board. A report was received from the President of the Widows' Wood Society of the distribution of the Clapp fund in the year 1890. It was dis tributed among 218 different persons. Petitions presented and referred—Of Levi Weymouth & als., that a police force 'may he stationed on Portland and Congress streets, commencing at the Westbrook line, to conneet with the present police force; of Eliza A. Far mer for remuneration tor blowing up her house on the corner of Cumberland and Pearl streets at the time of the great fire July 4th; of K. Wright for remuneration for destruction of property in blowing up a building on Congress street; of Harriet Child, for increase of dam ages for land taken to widen Cross street; of James E. McDonald & als., for the re-number ing of Danforth street; of John Yeaton that the name of Congress street be changed to Broadway; of Loienzo Taylor, that so much of Congress street as was taken for said street on the corner of Congress and Wilmot streets be discontinued; of Committee of Legislative Club for use ot Common Council room. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Of the Committee on Laying out and Widen ing Streets—Ou petition of Edward Harlow & als., for laying out a new street from Congress to Portland Street. That public convenience does not require the laying out of said street, and that petitioners have leave to withdraw. Of same committee, on petition of Joseph B. Hale & als- That it is inexpedient at pres ent to accept Douglass Street, and that peti tioners have leave to withdraw. Of same committee, that the name of Peach Street be changed to Bradford Street. Of same committee, on petition of Messrs. Pearson & Smith, that the award to them of damages In widening Willow Street, should not be increased. Of Committee on Judicial Proceedings.—That they are satisfied the city has no right in the passage way from Fore Street to Bichardson’s Wharf. Of same committee, on petition of Charles W. Cobb, for remuneration for injuries sustain ed by him in May, 1882, while assisting a. po lice officer, that they are not satisfied that the petitioner sustained any serious injury, and that he have leave to withdraw. OJ Committee on Sidewalks, &c.—On petition of J. B. Carroll & als., for sidewalk ou Lime Street, that petitioners have leave to with draw. Of same committee, that it is inexpedient to accept the granite column presented by Alien Haute*. Esq. Of same committee, that it is inexpedient to grade Vesper Street. Of Joint Special Committee—On petition of J. B. Carroll & als. for investigation into the prices charged by draymen and others ou the night of the fire on July 4th; that after adver tising in the daily papers where the committee would meet, and aftei being in session one ev ening, and no one appearing with any testimo ny, they ask to be discharged from any farther Consideration of the subject. Of Committee on Streets,die—Ou. petition of T. C. Hersey & als., that it is expedient to grade Emery Street. ah oi tu» above reports were accepted. Orders Passed—Changing the name of Peach street to Bradford street; allowing Hezekiah Dodge the sum of $125 in addition to the sum awarded for damages to his property in the laying out of Newbury street, more land hav ing been taken than was estimated by the com mittee; allowing John C. Tuksberry $200 for land taken to widen Sumner street, which was supposed to belong to other parties; allowing William H. Keed #75 additional for land taken in extending Federal atr««t—more land hoving beep »“ "irtWSW&d, for land taken in widening Congress street— more having been taken than was estimated; to pay to the Widow’s Wood Society $M0, the interest on the Asa Clapp fund; appointing a committee to contract for the bunding ot a suitable iron fence around the Park, and also to procure plans to be submitted to the City Council for the laying out and grading oi the Park; directing the committee on Laying out and widening streets, to consider the expedi ency of widening Franklin street, between Congress and Federal streets, to fifty feet; des ignating the name for the square purchased for a Park, ay Phoenix Square; transferring balanres of unexpended appropriations, as may be necessary, to those which may be over drawn; to pay the heirs of John Trowbridge gAIO for award made by the City CouncU Oct. 6, 1864 for damages by the continuation of Neal street—the condition upon which such award was made having been complied with; authorizing the Mayor to petition the Legis to omit the State tax to be assessed for the year 1867 upon the city of Portland; author izing Kev. W. B. Hayden to remove an elm tree in front of his house on Winter street; that the City Engineer arrange the numbers for buildings and lots in the various streets of the cityr directing the Coinmittoe on Streets &c., to grade Emery stre it, from Commercial to DamortU street, without delay; directing the Committee on Streets to widen Congress street north-westerly on a straight line from Peail to Franklin street— (tabled In the Com mon Council); directing the City Marshal to remove any temporary buildings that have been located on Congress street, where no au thority has been granted for such location, nr CONVENTION. A Convention of both Boards was held for the purpose of choosing an engine man for steam lire engine Casco, No. 6, and Alfred J. Haskell was unanimously elected. The Convention then separated. After the transaction of some other business (noted above) the Board adjourned. IN HOARD OF COMMON COUNCIL. Mr. Ira J. Batchelor, the courteous and effi cient Clerk for several years past, resigned his position. Mr. F. A. Gerrish was unanimously elected in place of Mr. Batchelor. Theatre.—Another sensation is presented to the patrons of the drama this evening, in the new dramatization of the popular novel by Charles Beadle, of “Griffith Gaunt." This book has been read so extensively throughout the country, that doubtless numbers will be anxious to sec its representation. In New York and Boston it created quite a furore, and in Baltimore, where it was presented under the immediate direction of Miss Johnson, who as sumes the principal part, the beauty of Cum berland, (Kate Peyton) assisted by Mr. Macau ley, whose rendition of the Jealous Squire is said to be admirable, it created the same enthu siasm. We are assured that extensive prepar ations have been made for the production of the play in good style, and judging from pre vious performances we may safely recommend it to the notice of all patrons of the stage. Kev. Dr. Storhs.—It should be borne in mind by our readers that the sixth lecture be fore the Y. M. C. A. of Portland is to be given by this distinguished gentleman thi» evening at State Street Church. Dr. Storrs needs no eucomium from us. He is well known to Port land audiences as one of the most earnest, elo quent and scholarly ot our popular orators, and the mere announcement of his name will doubtless be sufficient to fill the house. The subject of the lecture this evening; is “Ameri can Manhood," and it is one well fitted to call out the best powers of this eloquent speaker.— Tickets should be secured early. They can be had at the places named in the advertisement and at the door. St. Stephens Church.—The statement in the Preaa of yesterday respecting the meeting of the St. Stephens Church, that “the down town members finding themselves in a small minor ity declined to vote,” is incorrect. A portion of the members of the Parish did decline to vote on the question because of the statement of the Rector, then present, that whatever might he the decision of the Parish, not one dollar of the money collected by him for the rebuilding of St. Stephen's Church ($13,000) should be used to build a Church downtown. Under these circumstances a portion oj those present de clined to vote. » Forest City Band.—At the annual meet ing of this Band, Saturday evening, the follow ing officers were elected for the ensuing year: Leader and Director, Theodore B. Davis; Sec retary, P. W. Stoneham; Treasurer, Ed. A. Jordan. This Band, although in its infancy, it in a flourishing condition. Wexxcome’s great German Remedy recom mends itself to all who use It foi throat and lung difficulties Thousands declare it superi or to any other. You will find it so by using ^ jan4—dlawtf Never Dry.—Ocean Association Ex.-4 will give an assembly at Mechanice* n>n to-night, aud we trust their numerous friends will turn out la lull numbers aud give them a full house, Accmwre.—1«. A. Foster. Esq., proprietor of the Press, met with an accident on Friday last, which had nearly proved fetal. He was driv ing, in the town of Hollis, down a steep hill, and behind hint was a double horse sled, on which was a high load of some kind of bulky merchandise. Midway of the hill the pole of the sled broke, and the horses took fright and ran, throwing their driver from his seat. Mr. Foster, seeing the danger, put his own horse to his speed, and plunging down the hill turn ed a sharp corner into the gateway of a farm yard, the entrance to which he thought too narrow to allow the double team to pass. He was mistaken, however. The frightened ani mals, obeying the instinct which makes a terri fied horse seek to follow another horse, pushed after him, passed the gate, and plunged direct ly upon him before he could extricate himself from the sleigh. But tor the tact of the brok en pole ol the sled happening at the last mo ment to strike some obstruction, Mr. F. must have been buried under the wreck of the load ed team. As it was he was knocked down by the struggling horses, and remained insensible for somo time, but received no serious injury. Bold Tbansaction. — Between seven and eight o'clock last evening, some scoundrels bent on robbery, smashed one of the panes of glass in the store of Mossrs. Smith, Donnell & Co., on Commercial Street. The noise was beard by some persons near by, who hastened to the place and frightened the robbers so that they took to their heels and escaped. There was a large number of boxes of tobacco piled up within reach of them alter the pane was broken, but they had to decamp without obtain ing any of it. Fibb.— About eleven o’clock last evening, smoke was observed issuing from the Boston depot. The doors were burst open by the po licemen and others, and a car load of hay was found to he on fire. The car was run out of the depot to a safe place, and the hay dumped from it. A general alarm was created, but the danger was over before the engines arrived.— It is supposed that the fire caught from a spark from the locomotive of the passenger train, which arrived about eight o’clock. Thb following additional contributions have been received by the Mayor since our last state ments : Citizens of Dover, N. H., additional, $ 24 00 Citizens of New York, additional, 4 00 Capt. C. H. Humphrey, Yarmouth, of smp Bertha, at Montevedio, 40 00 Citizens of Washington, additional 0 00 Citizens of Lynn, Mass., additional, 914 12 Total, 968 12 Total amount received, 8510,803.92. In the early settlement of our couutry the greatest anxiety was, how our people could get enough of good wholesome food. Now the manner of living has changed, so that many people really sutler, and enough of every kind around them. Why is this? It is because their food distresses them. Buy one bottle of Main’s Elderberry Wine and you will get relief Then buy a case. dcc4ti Mouk 8 to be Beeamno.—The store of E. P. Briggs & Co., Morrill’s corner, was entered either Saturday or Sunday night, the till being smashed to pieces, and about fifteen dollars in money appropriated. The rogues also filled their pockets with cutlery, and secured a lot of Main’s Elderberry Wine as a means ot refresh ment after their labors. At the annual meeting oi Ocean Associa tion Ex.-4, held at their room Jan. 7,1867, it was a unanimous vote to present $30 to the Widows’ Wood Society. Their officers chosen for the ensuing year are as follows: President, Edw. Hodgkins; Vice President, S. S. Hanna ford; Secretary, A.H. Jacobs; Treasurer, F. J Bailey. At the annual meeting of the Portland Baud, held Saturday evening, the following of ficers were chosen for the ensuing year. D. H Chandler, Conductor; J. Cole, Leader; I). H. Chandler, Sectary and Librarian; P. J. Wil ley, Treasurer. The Portland Circulating Library .will close at 7 o’clock promptly, excepting on Saturday night, when it will close at 9 o’clock. Jan. 4—6t Gratifying.—Ninety-two/iiarw names have been added to the subscription list of the Press since the beginning of the year. SPECIAL, NOTICES. Fashionable- and Durable. Style* of Boot*, Shoe*, Slipper* and (latter* lor La <Uh* diantlcmp kBd VidUbren, medg^yQjerJrom found la great variety at X. K. UOSKLEY & uor3 tt'uaaa 31., iiuaJUN. jan&dlt FELLOW** OKIOINAL WORM LOZENGES, WE can with confidence point to FELLOW’S WuRM LOZENGES as the most perfect rem edy J^r those troublesome pasts, INTESTINAL WORMS. After years of careful experiment, success has crowued our efforts, ami we now offer to the world a son lection without a single iault, being sale, con venient, effectual and pleasant. No injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle of calomel enters their comtioaition, They may be used without further preparation, anil at any time. Children will eagerly devour all you give them, and ask for more. They never fail in ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, even when he is not afflicted with w onus, Varions remedies have from time to time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of wonuseed, turp entine, #e., producing dangerous, and sometimes fatal consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Lozcuges, have succeeded in pro ducing this remedy, free from all objections, and posi tively safe, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill the worms, but act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them, lu order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis of Dr. A. A. HAYES, State A stayer, is annexed: “I have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS'# CO., 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 95 cents per Bax; Fire far $1, GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of the New England Botanic Depot, 106 Hanover Street. Boston Mass., Sole Agent fbr the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. 82F“Sold by dealers in Medicines everywhere, oct6-deow6msN n Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Cable. Coughs, Catarrh and Cea.unaptioa, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs. KF“*’or sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by B. F. BBADBUB1, octl5d&wsx6m Druggist, Bangor, Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This iplendld Hair Dye I* the beet in the world. The only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies tbe ill ett'ecls of bad JJyea. Invigorates tbe Lair, leaving it soft and beantiful. The genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others art mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. B3T* Beware of u oounterfecl. November 10, 1866. dlysn "L Cough, A Cold, op A Sore Throat, EQUIUES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, firitation of the Lnugii, a per manent Throat Disease, or Cousumptiou, is often the result. BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS QOOI> SUCCESS. Singers and Public Speakers will tind Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exon ion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from emkleiit men throughout the country. Being an article oi true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year Undo them in new locali ties in various parts ef the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only “Brown’s Bronchial Teoc res” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold evkrwiierb Dee 4—d&w6m 8N trnnaaffe Balls and B trout at ic min eral Waters, Just recsived and tor sale bv J. W. PBRK1NS & CO , fatfineewdAWly No So Commercial St. Some Folks Can't sleep Nights_Wo arc now prepared to supply Hospitals, I'hysMan" the trade and the great public generally, wiih the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine which article surpasses all known preparations tor the cure

ot all terms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the weH-kuown result ot Techie to produce costiveness and other serious dilticultieB; it allays irritation, restlessness and sikisids, 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 .earful 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. Snow Soots ! A LARGE LOT of LADIES’ HEAVY WOOLEN SNOW BOOTS, tor tbs house or street, For Sale Very Cheap / Also Ladies and Gents Arctics of the beet qufcllty. at MWELL’S. Jan 3—SKdtf Corner of Cong. * Chestnut its. sriiUAL auiiviis. Long Sought For ! Come at Last l Mains' Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure In announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the l>e»t, remedy lor colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as one of the most agreeable ' lie rero yes. Manufactured from the pure iuicoof the (ferry, aud unadulterated by any impure ngredient, wo can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beveraye. To the days of the aged it addeth length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” *Tis a balm for the sick, a joy tor the well— Druggists anil Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDERBERRY WINE. nov 27 8 N' d&wtf AVliy Suller from Sores ? When by the use oi the ARNICA OINTMENT, you ean easily be cured. It lias relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, CiiaI'PEd Hands, Sprains, Chilblains, Sore Lips, Warts, cuts, Boils, Eruptions, and every complaint cy the Skin. Try it ibr it costs but 25c. Be sure to ask for HALE’S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Druggists, or scud 35c to O. 1*. Meyiuoua- Ac Co., Boston, Mass., aud receive a box by return mail, due 2b sn dim You ueed not Suffer with Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediaie re lief, and speedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine tor Piles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro duced. Send for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine for you. Druggist who desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine for Piles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson & Son, Bath; H. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, Lewiston, and other Druggists Wm. Carr & Co. sepl(JSN2tawtl n Proprietors. A Hare Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars lee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMA1NE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New'-York. oc20d3msN For Coughs, Colds and Consumption, Try the old and well known VEGETABLE PCXHONARir RAIjM AH, approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dee24svd&w6ui Boston, Proprietors. WVSTAR’S BALSAM —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAH BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Store Throat, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Croup. Liver Complaints, Bronchitis, Difficulty of Breathing, Asthma aud every ulfcctiou of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended tlio appli cation of ibis mod cine in all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some oi whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ot a few of these E. Boyden, M. D., Exotor, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. H. W. H. Webb, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. D., Boundbrook, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all .classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls oi Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; lor the lame and virtues oi WiMtnr’s Knlsnui have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ot our o\\ n country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWLK «& SON, 18 Tre monl Street, Boston, and so.d by ail Druggists and Dealers generally, OB AC E’S CELEBRATED SALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c., &c Grace’s Celebrated Salve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings anil inflammations, as if by magic; thus ah..ril ing roliei and a complete cure. I Only 25 cents a box; sent by mail lor 35 cents. I SETti W. FOWLE SON, 18 Tremont St, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists umi dealers gener ' ally. Febl9. tkJ—32tepdT,T.s&weow Make Your Own Soap t NO MNE NECESSARY! By Saving and Using Your Waste Oreasfi, BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’fg. Co’s K A PON TFIEB. I Patents ot 1st and 8th Feh., 1859.) —OK CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soft Soap tor only about 30 cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS, particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Saponitior. nol78Neod&wly MINERAL BATHS AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CURED . RHEUMATISM CURED ERUPTIONS oulhe PACE CURED SCROFULA CURED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Do away with all your various ami often perni cious drugs aud quack medicines, and use a lew baths prepared with “STU UMAT 1C SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well olthe Penn’a Salt Man faoturing Co., In Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always sufficient for a bath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatic Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one and a bait'pints. One sufficient for a day's nse. tair-Sohl by Druggists generally. Merrill Bros, No. L'15 state at., Boston; Raynohls, Fratt eg Co, No. 100 Fulton at., New York, Wholesale Agents- uo'.'OS-Veodi-wly COLGATE A CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped (laud, and for general Toilet use daring Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and fancy goods dealers. SNdec24toffeblO A VIlijable -Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White I Pin? Compound, advertised in our columns, is a sue cessftil attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ol the White Pine Bark. It has been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor has testimonials toils value Horn persons well knows to our citizens. We reccoiumend its trial In all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by oil our Druggists.—Indepeudant. The Qreat New England Remedy! Dr. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the altiicted throughout the coun try, alter having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree irom which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES Sore Throat, Colds, Cough*, Diptluria, Bronchitis, ^pitting of Blood, aud l*ul montiry Atfcciiou*, generally. It i* a Remarkable Remedy for Kidney Com plaint*, Diabetes, DiUlculiy of % aiding Critic, Bleeding from the Kidney** and Bladder, CSravel aud other complaint*. Por Piles and Scurvy, it will be fouud rery valuable* Give It a trial if you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. n „ I* i« Plcosaut Safe aud Sure. Sold by Druggists aud Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale bv W. F. Phillip. A Co., •*• W. Perkins A C*., And W. W. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. sep29-deow6mss _MARRIED. In this city, Jan. 1, by Her. 0. F Allen, Xatlianie Harrington and Miss Lizzie Hall; lib, Wm J. Par ker and Miss Eliza A. Johnson, all of Portland. In this CUT, Jan r,, by Hev. C. F. Allen, Stephen Libby and Miss Xu rub K. lluekins, both ol Scar borough. Haiilaoi1, Jan 2, Eleazer Kimball Whitney and Mrs. Olive 11. Green. In BootUbav, Dec. 25, Geo. K. Sherman and Mias Laura C. Browne. in Booth bay, Jail. 1, Wm. M. Knight and Sarah ii. Lang. In tiaidiner, Dec. 26, I.cmy 11. Bishop and Miss Emmie S. Howard, bath ol Wintlirop. In Gardiner, Dec. HI, rapt. Albion Johnson and Delia A. Bradstreet, both ol Pitmtuu. Jail. 1, El.cn Tasker and Miss Ella M. White, both ot Chelsea. DIED, Inthisdty, Jan. 5, of consumption, Mr. William McDowell, aged 2H years 10 months. IFuneral this (Tuesday) alteruoon, at Uo'clock, from No. 21 Chapel street. Relatives and ii.euiL are invited 10 attend. 10'months^an* ^ Jennie Ayer, aged 22 yrs. In Bluehill, Dec. 17, Mr. Marble Parker, aged 92 years—oldest resident. * b In Lewiston, Dec. 1, Adelia M., daughter ol the montlis111 I>el6Uo' 01 Abbol> 21 years and 11 Nov* ^ Mrs*Elk“ M., will of Wm. Gillis, aged 62 years. V*ardinei. Doe. 29, Chas. A. Libby, adopted son of John Osgood, agod lb years. departure op ocean steamers NAME' FROM FOR RATE. Australasian.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 9 Eagle..New Yoak.. Havana.Jan in San Lranciseo.New York. .California.Jan 10 Henry Ckaunccy. New York.. Aspinpall. Jan II Hikern an.Portland_Liverpool.Jan 12 City Washington. ..New York Livi rdool.... Jan 12 Atalanta.New York. London.Ian 12 Hibernia.New York..Glasgow.Jan 12 Pennsylvania.New York Liverpool_ Jan 12 Han/.a. Manhattan. City ol Dublin... Saxonla. Miniature Aluiannr.January 8. ouli Ilfes.7.20 Sun set*.4.15 | .noon sets. 7.3s pm H 12a water.1.15 AM MAEINE JN~EWS PORT OP PORTLAND. -j Mtudavi Juuuiy 7. Alt RIVED. Steamer Chevnpi'iiki, Jolm^.n, New York ■KK&5 B'o«on tor by'ffs^ysss sr*''mchtn- ****• •*« * •» Sell Mary Su-au, 8t*W, K.^kiund for HoHom. cLEAKED. Barque Horace Scuddcr, Gould. Bucuos A\tvs— C M I >avi« & Co. Barque Hunter, York, Havana - G»v s Hunt. Brig Prentiss Hobbs, Morton, Ca**ark n -K Chur chill a Co. Sell H Prescott. Freeman. Norfolk—.la, Freeman. Sell Owen Bourne, Parker, New Vork—pierce & James. SAILED—Barque*Sarah B Hale. James E Ward, Iloiaee Scurliler; brigs Martha A Berry, J Potato; s -its K.N Perrv, H Pre-cott, Ellen llorrtman, Owen Hearse, Cameo, Kalmar, lows, and others, bound East and West. A telegram lroxn Philadelphia 7th states that schr Abide from Boston, had arrived below wthiosaol capta n and first mute, they having been washed overboard in a gale. NOT ICE TO MARINERS. Notice is hereby given that during the severe gale on the uiglit ot December 26, tlie Bell To* er at Libby island Light Slatiou, was btowu dowu. 1 Ire ruiging of tlie bell will be discontinue ! until lurtlier notice. Bv order ot the Lighthouse Board, 1 JOHN POPE, L. H. Inspector. First District. Portland, Mo., Jan. 7, 1607. Vessels bound to St John, NB, are hereby notified that tbo Beacon Lighthouse at St John, NB, was destroyed bv lire on Monday morning, 7th inst, and no light will be seen at that point fin the present. Notice is hereby given that the Vineyard Sound Light Vessel, which was four miles South ol her sta tion on the 1st inst, has been returned to her proper position. The Bell Buoy off tlie Graves’ Ledge has been car ried away and a first class Can Buoy wilt be tern puraiiiy substituted lor it without delay. By order of the Lighthouse Board, GS BLAKE Lighthouse Inspector, ~U District. I Boston, Jan. 5, ie>07. DISASTERS. Barque Annie £ Gardiner, Leavitt, from Perth Amboy for Aspiuwall, frith coal, was driven ashore on tlie NE reel oi Grand Turk, 15th ult, and went to > pieces. The crew were saved and h ive arrived at | New Vork. Ship Sardis, Scott, at New York from foghorn, i had a heavy gale i'Jih ult, daring which lost tbrotop gallant mast and boat, and shipped a sea which in jured some of the crew. Sch Decatur, Wentworth, from Boston for Cutler, was in contact with schr S Watson, otf Governor's Island, 7th, and had starboard side stove in, tore joiosail, mainsail, &c. Sch JLU.dng Suu, at Savannah trom Camden, re ports having encountered a heavy galo from WNW. in lat 40 05, ion 70 30, during which had lorssail and jib split, and lost 12,500 laths otf deck. Sch Fanny Elder, (of Bangor) Shea, at New York from Curraeoa, was 10 days North ot Hattera-*, with heavy N and .NW winds, split sails, &c. DOMESTIC PORTS* SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 4th inst,ships Isaac Jeans, Bowling, ami S&ntco, Salter, New York. Ar 2d inst, ships Otago, Thorndike, and St Joseph, , Alexander, New York, (both via Valparaiso.) GALVESTON —Oft the port 4th, schs Jas O’Dono hue, Gilkey, fr om Bangor, light ring. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 29th, barque G W Horton, Butler, Rockland. Ar below 4th inst, ship Mary O’Brien, Vesper, from | Mobile, (is also reported arrived at Mobil. 4th.) Cld 28th, ships Mayflower, Call, Havre; 29th, Sor rento, Wilson, Boston. MOBILE -Ar 27th, brig George Amos, Ward, from New York. JACKSONVILLE—Ar 28tb, sch Emma Wads i worth, McIntyre, St Thomas. Cld 2d, sells Nettie Currier, Currier, Santos; 26th, John Crooker, Lowe, Matanzas. DARIEN, GA—Sul I3tb, schs Wm Slater, Smally, Kennebunk; Sabino, or Matanzas. SAVANNAH—Ar 29th, sell Rising Sun, from Cam ! den. Me. Ar 30th, barque Malleville,Waite, Charleston; brig A Bradshaw, Rogers. New Y ork. Ar oth inst, brig Sullivan, Perry, Portland. CH ARLESTON—Ar 31st ult, sch Elia Pish, Miller, , Baltimore. WILMINGTON, NC-Ar 29th ult, seh D Talbot, ' Packard, Rockp rt, Me. Cld 1st, sch Union, Bishop, New Orleans. NORFOLK—Ar 1st, sell Mary S Tibbetts, Shaw, New Yurk. BALTIMORE—Ar 7th, sobs Ada Ames, Marston; G W Carpenter, Pettengill, and H S Bovnton, Stubs, New York. Sid 6th, tbrlg Chas Iloatli, Wyman, Boston; »cb Whitney Long, llayes, do. NEW YORK—A r 4th, schs Wan en ton, W hi I more, Ellsworth ; Veto, Marshall, Rockltud ; Helen P, Jones. Portland. IAr fitli, ships St Louis, Ballard, Calcutta; Jona than Chase, (u«:W, 693 tons) Chase. Daxnariscottu; sch J 1) Marshall, Marshall, Darien, Ga. Arftih, barque Alary C Dyer, Watiington, from ! Savannah. i Cld 5. li. brig Eastern Star, Foster, Barbadoes; schs S R Smith, Cook, Gonaives; A Richards, Aroy,Jack sonville; Paragon, Shiite;, Charleston; Hydrangea, Prentiss, Eli/.abcihi*ort. Ar 6th, ship Sardis, Seott, Leghorn; China,Weeks, Bath; baique A N Franklin, Holbrook, Boston PROVIDENCE—Ar otli, jK-h Haruiouia, Bennett, Eli z a t»e th port. At West Bay 6th, sch Lucy A Orentt, But'er, from Boston tor Wilmington, NC. HOLMES* HOLE—Ar 5th. sob Wm Slater, Smal ley, Darien, Ga, for Kennebunk. Sid, sclis C w Locke, William Slater, Julia E Gam age, Pavili n, Sarah Gardiser, Percy, F A Balziey, Camilla, Rebecca S Warren. Adml Farragut, Noil it em Light. Hattie Ross, and Transit. BOSTON—Ar 5tli, schs Palos, cousins, Machias; Susan & Phebe, Fletcher, do; Mary Farrow. Con don, Belfast; Legal Tender, Mitchell, Newcastle; R P Chase, Collins, Frmiktort lor Cardenas. Cldotli, schs A Bursley, Kelley, Galveston; Em ma F Hart, Havt, Fernandina. Below, barques Otago, irom A'goa Bay, CGH; J Loring, from New Orleans. Ar 7ill, sclis Sa. anuah, Cottrell, Winterport; Ida Cld. brig Isabel lieimnan, Small, Mobile. PORTSMOUTH—Ar 4tU, sch Lone Star, Leigbton, Appldore. Cld 5th, ship Somiramis, (new, 1189 tons) E A Gor rish, New Orleans. Below 6th, h In* 7. A Paine, Ludiow. lm Boston for I Eastnort s Malabar, Burgess, do for Belfast; Sarah, Whalen, Eastport tbr Boston. FOKEIG.Ml PORTS* Ar at Hong Kong prev to Nov 5, ship Sea Serpent, Winsor, Sau Francisco. Ar at Palciino loth ult, brig Eugenia, Coomb.*, Bangor. * Clu 9th. brigs J H Dillingham, Mudgclt, Boston; 14th, Mary Stewavt, White, Now York. Ar at Gibraltar 3d ult. shin W R Prescott; Batch elder; Odessa, Nichols, and Martin Bowker, Good burn, Callao tor Valencia; barque Robert Porter, Nichols, do for do. At Rotterdam 16th nit. ship Argosy, Swift, for Car diff, to load tor Monte video. At Curacna 9th ult, sch chas Thompson, Brewster, for New York. Ar at Martinique Nov 24, ship Wild Hunter, Kel ley, from Cardiff. Ar at Bermuda 31st ult, brig Allston, Sawyer, from Bangor. SPOKEN* Dec 8, lat 5 09, Ion 34 30, barque Templar, from Buenos Ayres lor New York, 41 days out. Doc 24, lat 40 40, Ion 46 60, ship Clara Wheeler, fra New York lor Liverpool. . A New Place Just Open! WHERE you can buy real French CALF SKINS and Philippe and Canaud’a SARDINES. Just received from Paris, now in bond, and for sale in lots to suit customers by II. PE YBET, once ever Ibc Fi»h Market, jan2J2in» _ FEDERAL STREET. S TEAM RfiFIKED SOAPS! LEATHE~& GORE, WOULD solicit the attention of the trade and ' consumers to their Standard Brands of STEAM REFINED SOAPS, -viz: EXTRA, FAMILY, NO. I, OLEINE. CHEMICAL OLIVE, CRANE'S FATENT, SODA, AND AMERICAN CASTILE, All oi SUPERIOR QUALITIES, in packages suita ble ftr tlie trade ana lamily use. importing direct our chcmicala, and using only I he best materials, and as our goods are inanulaclured under ihe personal supervision oi our senior partner who lias bad thirty years practical experience in the business, we therefore assure the public with eou dence that we can and will turnisb the Beat Goods at the Lowest Prioes! | Having recently enlarged and erected NEW WOKKS, contain^ all the modem improvements, we | are enabled to luruish a supply of Soup* of the Hem Quill idem adapted to the demand, tor Ki port and Doiuemic Comnuipdou. LEATHE A GOHE'8 STEAM REFINED SOAPS I SOLD BY ALL THE WIioifMile Grocers Throughout the Slate. .T^eatlio Gore, 307 Coinnsereinl St, 47 k 40 Beach .Street, PORTLAND, MAINE. Match 2f—iltt LOWELL A S EXT Eli, ~YYrTI.I occupy the now Store No. tol Con T» jji'o— Street, comer of Br.,\m Street, about Dec, 15th,with anew stock of Watches, Jewel ry, Milver anil Plated Ware, and Fancy Goode tor the holidays.. They h ire reoccupicd their old stand No. 64 Ex change -licet, with a complete stock of Nautical anil Optical Good-, Chronometers, Watches, Clucks, fine Tools for Machinists and Knginccrs Ac Friends and customers invited to old hv ,d quarters. Dec i, lscfi.—(khn Go to Adams A Puriiiton’s FOR your House-furnishing Goods of all kinds; Carjietiugs, and all kinds of Crockery, Glass, Tin. Stone. Fertilern and Wooden AVare, Paper Hang ings, WiinMw Shades, Ac, Ac. no'J.'ld.'hn Choice Southern and Western FLOUR AMR FORM ! for sale by O’BKIOJV, PIERCE & CO., Wliolcxnle Dealer*, I.VI Cciumerdal St., dec31dly PORTLAND, Ml To Eet. tt TORE No. t Long Wharf./bonfiny on Commtroial O Street,—the first lloor DO by 78} feet, the 2d 3d and attic 108} by CO feet,—recently occupied’by Messrs. Bradley, Coolidge & Rogers. 1 , r.,,. T. CHASE, Janod3t__ ^_No. 8 lajng Whan “THE DEN IS niGHTIEB THAN THE SWORD.” Tho Sold Pen-Boat and Cheapest of Pens Morton’s Gold Pens! The Best Peas in the World! For sale at liis Headquarters, No 25 Maiden Lane, New Yorfc, and by every duly-appointed Agent at the same prices. gy-A Catalogue, with full description of Siaea and Prices, sept on receipt ot letter postage. no204«wGm A. MORTON, j N EW ADVERTISEMENTS. QUARTERLY REPORT Of the condition of the National Traders Bank of Portland, In tho State of Maine, on the morning of the First Monday of January, 1867. UtSOUliCES. Notes and Bills Discounted, 388,879,17 Indebtedness of Directors, $12,700. Overdrafts, 0 00 Current Eapenses, 2,413,36 One tram National Banks, 32,233,01 Cash Items, including Revenue Stamps, 11,993,00 Circulating Notes of other National Banks, 4,470,00 Circulating Notes of State Banks, 394,00 Fractional Currency, 115,08 Legal Tender Notes, 13,218 00 Compound Interest Notes, 47.100 00 C. 8. Bonds deimslted with 17.9. Treasurer, to secure Circulating Notes, 230,000 00 u. S. Bonds and Securities on hand, 2,000 00 $752,920,32 LlAOXXeXTISB. Capital Stock, paid in, 390,000 00 Surplus Fund, M ^ Profit and Loh9, 13,578,24 -— 48.378 84 Circulating Notes received,all In circulation,223 °50 00 Individual Deposits, „ m'8>i9i Due to National Banka, 1,96117 State Bank Circulation, outstanding, 2,272'00 $752,920,32 EDWARD .MDhD, Cashier. January 8—d3t HE If It Y P. WOOD, Stock & Specie Broker Dealer in Government Securities. N». 194 Far* 8treat, has for sale this DAY : „ 18 Shar i National Traders Bank, $3000 Portland Bonds. $2000 Cape Elizabeth Bonds, $1000 Bangor Bonds, $2000 Bath Bonds, $1000 U. 8. Five Twenties, 31000 U. S. Seven Thirties, $2000 American Gold. _ Ja8d»t_ MHMaf the Financial CaaRltiaa —or lax— Portland & Mach as Steamboat Company, JANVABY 1, 18117. Authorized Capital....'...$200,000 Assessments paid in. 120,000 The Company is owing nothing. WILLIAM BOSS, Treasurer Subscribed and sworn to before me. WJ1. H. WOOD, JanSdlt_ Justice of the Peace. VTOTICE is hereby given, that the subscriber has la been duly appointed and taken upon herself the trust ol' Administratrix of the estate of ORLANDO LIBBY, late of Portland, in the County ol Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds as the law directs.— All persons having demands upon the estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; andal persons indebted to said estate are called upon to ] make payment to FRANCES A. LIBBY, . . • Administratrix. Portland, Jan. 1, I8C7. Jan8dlaw3w» Choice Muscovado Molasses’ ) CHOICE MUSCOVADO OU T1EBCES { 40 BBL1. ) MOLASSES for sale by «EO. 8. HUNT, JanSdSw 111 Clsmntisl Street, Southern Pine Floor Boards. A QUANTITY of superior Southern Tutu Floor ing Boards, planed jointed and thoroughly aca I soned, and ready for use. Also lathes and long ’ lumber, for sale by K. T. PATTEN, I JaUdtf_m Commercial St. House for Sale SITUATED on the corner of L.n olu and Anderson Streets. It Isa new house, one and a ball stories. | with an ell—good well ol water. Ac. House nearly I finished. Lot 30 by o’J. Price $1,000. Terms easy. Apply to | PATTERSON & CHAD BOURNE, Dealers In Real Estate, "Morton Block," ‘ JanSlw_ Next above tho Preble House. Card. METBOPOLITAN HOTEL, Washington, D. C. on account o! tho redaccdprice of provWons, the rate i ofhoard at this Hotel will bo Foes Dollars per i day from date. POTTS A SHELLEY. January 1,18C7. Ja8dlm Clethiny Cleansed and Repaired BY WILLIAM BLOWN, formerly at id Federal street, is now located at iua new storeNotd Fed and at, a tow doom below Lime street, will attend to bib usual business of Cleansing and Repairing Clothing of all kinds with Iua usual proinptuoL*. Udir ^ocoml-luuui Clothing lor sale ut lair prices. Jan b- dtf Camphor Ice. AF the same unrivalled quality manufactured by i us for the last ten years, wo are now pre pared to | furnish customer* and lire trade, in any quuutit). J, R. LL’NT & CO., i jo&13t__348 Con^resa St. f ~ T® H Let. I PLEASANT uufurnished rooms without board, suitable tor gentlemen and their wive*. Jfin quire at No. 0 South street, between 3 and II A. M. i **»>'•_ janSdtf ©ystersT JUST BBCBIVBD I a car"o of those sploadid NORFOLK OYSTERS, By the Quart, Gallon, Bushel or Cargo ! AU in want of Oysters for the trade, Parties, Le vees, &c , will lind it tor interest to call at Head quarters, j Wo. £5 Union Wliarl'. I Jan7J4w_JAMES FREEMAN. | COKE FOR SALE ! ' Price 15 Cents a Bushel, delivered. Apply at the Treasurer”* Office, •337 CONGRESS STREET. | Jan7d1w Horse and Sleigrli lor Sale. A GOOD Horse and Sleigh lor talc cheap. In quire at GRAHAM’S Iron Foundry, , ^jan7dlw* 100 Green street. Board of Trade—Annual Meeting. rpHE annual meeting of the Board of Trade of X Portland will be held at the new Office .( ihr Ocean Insurance l oia,iau), on J10NDAV j EVENING, January 14th, 18*17, at 7$ o’clock, tbr the choice of officers tor the enaolng year, and the des 1 patch of such other business as may legally come be . lore the meeting. Prompt attendance la desired. M. N. ltlb'H, Secretary. Portland, Jan. T, 1867. dtd JUST RECEIVEiT: A NEW LOT —or— LADIES’ CLOAKINGS At Lower Prices than Ever. | ALL OTHER GOODS .Marked Down in Pr.porsi.n, - AT —— A. D. REEVES, No. 30 Free Street. Dccembei 19,1S6G. U3w LUMBER f All kinds of SPRUCE LUMBER, WOOLEIALE AINU RETAIL. | Frames and Dimension Lumber •awed to order at short notice. ! Clapboards, Shingles and Laths. PERKINS, JACKSON A €0 , High Struct Wliart, «02 Commercial, janldtf loot of High street. £»oardiug School ! rriHE Ladies of the Congregation d« Notre Dame, | X beg lcavca to inform the public that thej will re ' ojieii their Begirding School and Academy on the 2d January, Whilst acknowledging their gratitude to the in habitants oY Portland lor past Usn ore and patronage, tln*> hope in future to merit a liberal share iu the fa vor of the public. N. B.—Yor further information npplv to the Supe rioress, N o. 04 Free Street. Decern per IS. daw FAINTS AS It OILS. Dings, Medicines, Uv«* stua'w, Window Glass. AOKKT* »l>« Forest Hirer A barren Lead Co.’s CRAET. A WILLIAMS, Nos. bauds Coiameroial Wharf, Boatou. Docl—XuThSUy OLD MACHINES ! i^XCiiAN<iED fbr the NEW AT1U SEWr A IIW MAC'lllNES, which have been prov ed to do the best lor Shoe Mailt-1 rang, Tailoring, Ac,, ol any other in the world. Credit given toanv one who wants a Sewing Machine. Needles and liiiu mings tor ail -Machines. 100 Middl.e Street, Up Stairs. W. S. DYEH. SOLE AGENT. Poc 15 dao i 1m_ tl^2c»«ry it.fl* of Job work neatly executed it PROSPECTUS. THE FRESS For 1^07. With the oponing of the new year w« presented to the reader, ol tiro DAILY PRESS, i Paper Enlarged to the size of the largest New England Dailies. The enlargement of our daily edition iu equivalent to the addition of between three and four column* to Its size. Tliis additional space will be devoted to de tails of Important events, which we have berctoiore been obliged to give iu brief, and to scicetiolis tn.au current literature, grave or gay, smh as we have lately been obliged to omit altogether. What the character of the paper thus enlarged will be, its past history will show. 'I lie Puess was es tablished primarily to represent the Republican par ty of Maine. It was impossible lor the controlling party of the State to remain voiceless in this city. The Puebs will continue to defend the principles of the Liberal party of America. The war has closed one great cycle in our national history—the cycle during which aristocracy at the South and democra cy at the North grew up side by side, a period of jealousy and conflict, resulting in au appeal to anus and tho victorious supremacy of the democratic prin ciple. We have entered on a stale of trauftition, which seems likely to prove longer than most of us antici pated. The PBE9S will insist upon a settlement which will secure the fruits oi our victory. Nothing Is settled till it is settled right. We must have de mocracy At the South as well as at the Noith—equal rights for all secured by equal laws, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, impartial su if rage. Or the profound convictions of the Republican party of Maiue, the Puzss will remain a faithful exponent. The present year will probably wituess the exten sion of the telegraph round tho world. The comple tion of tliat great enterprise will compel a change, which has already begun, in the managemout of newspapers. The loading features of the world's history will be registered from day to day by the tel egraph. The expense of special dispatches from all parti of tho wovM will prove too great for sing!© newipai»eri, and correspoodence will regain some thing ot its old importance. Newspaper associations or nows agents will assume the task of furnishing tho daily dispatches, while correspondents will fur nish details, explanations and illustrations, by mall. The Atlantic telegraph has already destroyed the system by which our Ibroign nows lias for yoars been furnished by steamer, and already tbe Tribune has Its special correspondents established in almost every capital in Europe. Wo cannot rival the feats of New York Journalism but wc must be governed by the same considerations. In view of tho intimate rela tions existing between Maine and the British Pro vinces by which she is environed, wo are happy to announce that “Spubw i>k,sm Canadian Letters Will be continued. Wo hare also ongaged Regular C or reap on ila til, in Waikinglaa, New York, Boston and Augusta, and occaatonal correspondents at various points throughout tho Stats. During tho session of tlia Legislature, we shall publish Special Dispatcher front Augusts every morning, lurnishiug a synop sis of the previous day’s proceedings. To ths people of Maine, and especially to people who have business relations with Portland, »e hope to make the Press more valuable than any paper published outside of tho State can possibly be. We shall publish the same telegraphic summary as other New England newspapers. We shall not publish special dispatches from Washington, but we .tall have regular correapondouoe from that point, and a Daily Summary of Alaiue Nows which readers hero would be sorry to miss. Wo shall lruvu Yuli sail Accurate Market Reports, forwarded by telegraph liem al pacta of tho United States, from Canada, and lrom England. A weekly Review ot tbe Portlnml Markets, and an accurate Report of Maine Shipping, In foreign and domestic ports, will he published as heretotore. There will be NO INCREASE IN THE PRICE Of the D.4ILV Press. For EIGHT DOLLARS A TEAK ! We expect to fttrtiish a paper, The Largest in tiie State, and at largo as In other States is offered tor ton or I twelve dollars a year. -... THE MAINE STATE PRESS Is not like many weeklies, a mere waste basket for the leavings ol the daily edition. It is designed to be as carefully made up as if it were a perfectly inde pendent publication. It contains from week to woek, the most important articles which appeal in tho daily, together with a considerable amount of Matter Expressly Prepared for its Columns Wo shall ad«l to Its attractions during tho coming year, An Agricultural Department, To be conducted by the Bev. WILLIAM A. DR£W, of Augusta, I a veteran journalist, widely and favorably known in Maine, and a contributor Iot some time past to the j Press over the signature of “Trail.” Mr. Drew’s special qualifications ibr this work need no heralding. The Shipping News of the JVeek Will be published without abridgment in the State Press, us will also the Review of the Portland Markets, And the Rrighton Mark'd Itejtoris. To country traders the weekly report of Portland prices currrcnt alone will bo well worth the subserip j tion price. In addition to a careful Digest of General and State Newe, We shall also furnish weekly a page of Miscellaneous Reading for ihe Family. The weekly edition is made up in eight large pages, of six columns each, and is tho Weekly,Paper in Mew England. It Is offered to tho public at the low price of ® DOLLARS A YEAR, INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE. To a club of new subscriber*, eleven copies will be sent for twenty dollars, and the samo discount is offered to larger clubs. NOTICE* OF THE PREI*. [From the Eas'eru Argus, Jan. 2] —The Press appeared yesterday morning enlarged by the addition of 24 inches to the length of Its col umn*. Its make-up has also been changed ug.dii, aud on tho whole it presented a decidedly improved appearance. Our cotemporary’s "new clothe*” are somewhat larger than ours, but the “ biggest are not always the beet.” [From the Portland Evening Star, Jan. l.J The Dally Press appears this morning in an en large » form, making it now fully equal in sice to any daily newspaper in New England. The editor, in his New Year’s Salutatory, shows that the success of the paper lor tho past year has beon most gratifying, and we are glad of its prosperity. The return to the original stylo of arranging tho contents 01 the paper, la one ol tho most agr«.oat>le features of tho change. [Flora the Portland Advertiser, Jan. 2.) The Daily Presi appeared yesterday morning In au enlarged form. It is now tally equal in sire to any daily paper in Now England, in the airai gement ot reading matter it Las returned to the original style, which we think quit© an improvement in its appeal - ance. Since the Press ha* been under the editorial man agement oi Mr. Richardson, its editorials have been high toned aud reliable, wielding a powerful influ ence over its patron* on all politic. 1 matters, lie has taken a lair stand, alwa s disrupting topics in a dignified manner, yet leaning in all vitu< issues with his party. While we cannot always agree with all of his i»oliucal uot.ous, wo heartily bear witness 10 the ability, character aud culture he has displayed in its manag* meat, and wish him and the proprietors oven more prosperity in the next year than It haa had lu the past. Its news is Judiciously and carefully selected, ami a general culfuro and literary taste characterizes its contents. As a good tknuly newspaper it has no su perior; and while Mr. Lincoln occupies the city «J 1 tor’s chair there will be 110 lack of h cal news, as It Is generally acknowledged in that department he has no equal In the State. Tho enlargement argues a prosperous business, at least for ur cotemporary, and we hope it will never be found necessary to curtail the dimensions of this enterprising and respectn blc sheet. [From tho Lewiston Journal, J«*n. l.J Tho Putt land Pr«S3 has increased its size equiva lent to an addition of three 01 four columns. This enlargement, following bo do ely upon its resurrec tion iiutu the ashes of tho great fire, scows that the j rindplt‘9 It advocates and its ctlorts to cater to the literary t.istes of its readers are appreciated by tho public. The a iditional *p «0 now obtained will bo I devoted to selections from current literature. (From the liangor Whig ] — Tho Portland Press vai enlarged on the 1st of January to about tho size ot the boston Daily Post and Advertiser—which arc oui largest New England dailies- and it now makes a very handsome appear ance. This evidence of prosperity on the part of so good and reliable a paper as the Press is gratifying. It shows, t^o, that Portland has lost nothing ol vigor, enterprise or resourt e, by the great lire, but that its course is still onward— that he business is in la< i in creasing, notwithstanding the apparent calamity ot last year—and that its promise of commercial great ness is certain to bo fti'tillcd. The Press is amour the beat of the New England papers, md its present appearance Is a credit to the State. [From the bath Times ] Z3T The Portland Tress c-nics out greatly enUrg ed, and we suspect it now gives another aett/er to tho ?Ufc'3tion which is the principal paper in Portland-'’ t is nountt to distance its competitors. [From tho Woi?«ffv (Ma9s..> Spy.] This Tress.—Among the pap?’* tl»*t commence tho now year with enlarged tlicotsaiid in?"1** *€*» °* prosperity, are the Portland Tress and tho 2f.“*Uord Evening Press The former is the largest ana best daily in the Suita cf Maine, ami the hitter we have lour regarded as ono of the ublest of our Connecticut exchanges. (From the liangor limes.) £3P*The Portland Daily Press comes to us consid er ibly enlarged and with a return to its old stvlo of " make-up.*7 This enlargement—so soon alter tho great fire—to a size equal with the leading Boston dailies, speaks favorably lor the prosperity of tho city and indicates a good degroe of enterprize on the part of tho proprietors. The Press is edited with ability, has able c< ntributors, and as the leading paper of tho dominant party, is a power in the land/