Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 11, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 11, 1867 Page 3
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f I'l’V.HT ’i'HVH X. -Jk. * Jsl 1*. \ Jr-A « * > »/ TO I-rlri PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. -- .. - Friday Morning January 11. 1867. ___-♦ • ♦---— LEGISLATURE OF MAINE. [SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THK DAILY PBIISrf.l State House, Augusta, Jan. 10. SENATE. The several orders from tbe House, in yester- I day’s report, were passed in concurrence; also, petitions received lrou tlio House were duly referred. Ordered, That the Committee on the Judici ary be instructed to inquire into the expedien cy of a general law authorizing cities and towns to loan their credit to, and to exempt from tax ation for a term of years, corporations or indi viduals, about to engage iu enterprises which may conduce to the prosperity of such cities and towns. Petition of Jo’nu H. Williams, of Portland, for an act of incorporation as the Buttonwood Peat Company, with accompanying bill; and petition for an act to repeal the act incorporat ing tire Piscataquis Fire and Murine Insurance Company, were severally referred. Communication from the Governor trans mitting the constitutional amendment was re ceieved and referred to the Judieiary Commit tee. Adjourned. HOU3E. Petition of County Commissioners of Pen- ! obscot, for the requisite authority to authorize a loan, and issue county bonds therefore, not exceeding the sum of 840,000, to build a Coun ty Jail, was referred. Petition of Deering Farros and others, to be incorporated into a cemetery company; petition of town of West Bath, to legalir tlio acts of said town, were referred. Petition that the s'j-.iry of tlio Governor ho increase!, w: referred 'o a oemmitteo of one from cash county, consisting of Messrs. Wood man of Bucksport,Messer of Portia, ad, Toltnan ot Milo, Gordon of Sne.rsport, A'ien of Fair field, Hale cf Hew Vineyrrd, Sawyer of S.-oo, Ha-keli of Keigdon, Tltcomb of An£“3ti, Lapham of Woclstock, Shaw oi Dexter, Donnies of Calais, Wakefield of Bath, Jordan of Webster, Cilley of Rockland, and Haines of Nobleboro. Petition of A. D. Lockwood for an act of in corporation of Sacc Water Power Machine Shop Company, was referred to the Committee on Manufactures. Petitions of F. Ellershausen and others, for act of incorporation as Pictou mining compa ny; of Ticonic Water Power and Manufactur ing Company, for amendment of charier; of Fnos T. Luce, for increase of salary of Judge of Probate of Androscoggin county; also seve ral petitions for increase of saiary of Judge ol Probate of Sagadahoc county, were appropri ately referred. Ordered, That the Committee on Judiciary inquire into the expediency ot revising the Statutes of Maine. Messrs. Berry of Gardiner, Downes of Calais. Cushing of Frankfort, Haskell of Hodgdon, Spear of Rockland, Hall of Falmouth, and Bai ley of Auburn, were appointed joint select com mittee to contract for State printing. Petition of Jane P. Thurston, for indemnity for lands taken by city of Portland and State ol of Maine, was rclerred to the Committee on Claims. Petition of Mayor of Portland, for reduction of State tax, was referred to tho Committee on Finances. An order was passed to inquire into the ex pediency of changing the law for recording deeds ot land, so that deeds of lots in cemete ries may be recorded by Town Clerks. On motion of Mr. Laplmtn, of Woodstock, Ordered, That the Judiciary Committee be directed to inquire into the expediency ot so amending tiie revised statntc-s that advertise ments ior the sale of non-resident lands for non-payment of taxes may be published in the newspaper having the largest circulation, j,uh lished in tho county where such laud is situ ated. Mr. Gilley, of Rockland, asked to be, and was excused from serving on the Committee on the Judiciary, and Mr. nale, of Ellsworth, was ap pointed by the Speaker to fill the vacancy. Mr. Shepley, of Portland, reported that the bill authorizing the city ol Augusta to expend money towards the purchase of the water pow er within it3 limits, ought to pass. The bill was read twice and ordered to be printed. Act concerning specie payments was finally parsed, signed and sent to the Senate. Ad journed. The Legislature will, piohably, veto upon the Constitutional Amendment to-morrow. ■ I ommitted to mention in my report on Wed nesday that an act concerning specie payments, extending the time to tho 15th ol April, 1868, was, under a suspension of the rules, passed to he engrossed in both branches. The Governor has nominated Daniel Ran dall, of Island Falls, formerly City Marshal of Portland, Sheriff of Aroostook county, vice Perry, who declines occupying the office; L. A. Emery, of Ellsworth, County Attorney of Han cock, Dice Eugene Hale, resigned; Samuel Stod dard, of Hallowell, Inspector General of Pot and Pearl Ashes; Jeremy W. Porter,of Strong, Trustee of the State Reform School, vice J. If. Drummonu, resigned. Also the following for Justice of the Peace and Quorum throughout the State: W. Wirt Virgin, Dennis Moore, J. W. Porter, ill bridge G. Dunn, Jas. M. Stone, Frederick Robie. The announcement of the committees is one more important turn in the Legislative wheel. I hear of no complaint, and the presumption is that they give general satisfaction. The seve ral chairmen have called meetings of the com mittees, and will soon report matters of public interest for the consideration of the Legisla ture. Central &u«i Mouth America, New York, Jan. 10. The steamer Rising Star from Aspinwall brings §874,764 in treasure. . By her we have the tallowing news: Everything was quiet on the Isthmus. Intelligence from Bogota states that Count Maquero had handed in his resignation to the Supreme Court as President of the Republic, on the ground that tho people were too im moral and unworthy of him. The Court refu sed to accept his resignation, and the affair wa looked on as a ruse to gain sympathy. The latest reports from Chili state th:u the proposed mediation of England and France was reiused. President Pezot of Peru, and his Cabinet, had been sentenced to fifteen years banish ment, at Gaitos, and fined fifty percent, of the §3,000,000 paid the Spanish Minister in 1865. Business was very brisk at Valpa aiso. The cholera has broken out among the Uni ted States troops detained at Nicaragua, on the way to California; forty-six had died at the last accounts. The Central American coffee crop promised well. The Nicaragua cotton was severely injured by the army worm. The Republic of Central America was tran quil. Five hundred sick and disabled French sol diers had just passed through Panaura for France. Canadian Attain. Toronto, C. W., Jan. 10. The order for the removal of the convicted Fenians to the Kingston Penitentiary has been countermanded. They will remain here until after the trial of the other prisoners. The assizes opened at noon before the Jus tice. True bills having been fouud against the remaining Fenians by the last grand jury the jury8 n°t come before the present grand m. „ , . . Montreal, Jan. 10. The Board of Arts and Manufactures of Lower Canada have forwarded 92 packages to the Paris exhibition. The only persons going to Paris from Lower Canada arc the Minister of Agriculture and D. Sacke. Official information has been received that the 7th Fussileers, the 25th regiment and the rifle brigade will leave for England as soon as navigation opens. The Constitutional Amendment. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 10. The House has ratified the constitutional amendment, by a vote of 75 to 7. The Senate xeiuseu to suspend the rules for the purpose. A resolution was iuliodueed in the Senate to day to strike out the word “white," in the State constitution. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 10. The House passed the Constitutional amend ment to-day. This completes so fur as New York is concerned. Montgomery. Ala., Jan. 10. Gov. Patten is despondent, and confirmed in hi< views ns to the restoration of the Slate in the adoption of tlie Constitutional amendment Vrotu New Orleans. Sew Orleans, Jan. 10. Tlie revenue cutter McCulloch loaves this port to-morrow, under sealed orders, to join the expedition sent from Washington to take possession of Port Sawana, which, it is said, Secretary Seward has purchased for the Unit ed States. Gov. Wells has commuted the sentence of death passed upon Jacob and Robert Johnson, colored, by the second Judicial Court tor tlie Parish of St. Bernard, for tho crime oi burgla ry armed with dangerous weapons. Message at Gov. Vlmslinll of Minuisola. St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 9. Tlie message of Gov. Marshal says the taxa ble property of the State is ¥57,500,000, an in crease of $12,000,000 during the year. Tlie pop ulation is 340,000. The Governor refconmu-nds an amendment to the State Constitution grant ing negro suffrage, also tlie adoption of the amendment to the Federal Constitution. .t, ...» , t V— j —V J j- -It -• “0»_ V—V at .'» —. —.o .1. Wi iEitcsyB, Jua. 1'.. Messrs, Wane, -Merman, Lane, Hendricks, Morgan and Sumner, presented petitions rela tive to the tariff bill. Referred. Mr. Sumner presented a petition of citizens ot Pennsylvania lor a Constitutional amend ment, abolishing all distinctions on account of color. Referred. The hill for the relief of the Winona and St. Pt ters Railroad was taken up and passed. Tho House Hill to fix the time for the regular meeting of Congress was called up. ensued, which was participated in by Williams, Poland ami others. . , , Debate was carried on to » considerable length, when Mr. Jhiidiiek.sotlered an anumd uieiit of no particular importance, which was d,XheMU 'was then road a third time and pass L( The bill7to regulate the tenure of office was t '\L|11 l!Siniinds thought the President ought to have left to him discretion given in the ex ceptions named in the bill. Mr. Howe said that the second section pro vided sufficient safeguards against corrupt Cabinet officers. Mr. Fessenden thought tho President ought to have the right to remove Cabinet officers during the recess of Congress. To say he should not wes treating the Executive with disrespect. Mr. Howard stated that tho President had reappointed men rejected, by the Senate. Mr. Johnson said that the practice was in conflict wall the spirit of the Constitution. It enabled the President to take all power away from tho Senate. As to the President's power of removal, it had not been seriously question ed. Mrr. Patterson thought the power might be abused. The question was then taken. Mr. Shernuin offered an amendment, that no money should be paid out of the Treasury to any person having been nominated for office, rejected by the Senate, and subsequently ap pointed to such office for any fee, salary, or perquisite, after the close of the session of the. Senate during which liis uominati on was re-* jected; ttie penalty for disobeying orders, being $5,000 or $10,000, and imprisonment not more than five years. Mr. Edmunds approved, but would prefer that an independent bill be introduced. Mr. Sherman remarked that the President wav acting upon the opinion of tho Attorney Genet 1, that a man rejected by the Senate could be reappointed immediately. This bill was to prevent a repetition ot the offence; yet under it the President could be impeached for what had already been done very often. Mr. Sherman withdrew his amendment. Mr. Howard offered an amendment requiring bonds for the faithful performace of the duties of office while temporarily filled by persons ap pointed, if such bond was required of the offi cer suspended. Pending the consideration of the bill the Senate adjourned to Monday next. HOUSE. air. cooper presented me credentials of air. Brand, of the 6th district, and Mr. Foster, of the 31 district of Alabama. Referred to the Reconstruction Committee. Messrs. Boyer and Hall were excused from farther service on the Military Committee. Ou motion ol Mr. Upson, the Committee on Commerce were instructed to inquire into the expediency of making an appropriation to re pair and complete piers for improvements in the harlior of St. Joseph, on Lake Michigan. Mr. Miller introduced a bill supplementary to the act relating to the cancellation oi reve nue stamps. Referred. The Military Committee were instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for allowing equal pay and allowances to commissioned officers and enlisted men who had been discharged, until they can eet to their homes. Mr. Alley, from the Post Office Committee, reported a bill authorizing the P .st Master General te pay route agents not less than $1)00 nor more than $1,200 per annum. Thu previous question was seconded and the bill passed. Yeas 101—nays 43. The Senate amendment to the House bill to regulate the franchise in the territories of the United States was concurred in, and will gc to the President for his signature. The Senate joint resolution appropriating $15,000 tor the expenses ot the Retrenchment Committee, was sharply criticised by Mr.AVard, who thought the final act of the committee did not look much like retrenchment. He wanted to know if they had saved that much to the Government. Mr. Sckeuck, a member of the committee, could not tell. The resolution was passed. The Senate bill for the admission of Nebras ka was taken up. Mr Garfield wished to have it submitted to the Committee on Territories. Mr. Ashley moved the previous question. Mr. Garfield did not wish to vote now on a bill which allowed a State to come in on the condition stated in this bill, which might be attached to a bill to admit South Carolina. If ' Nebraska was admitted under this bill, Con I gress might be compelled by that precedent to admit every Southern State on precisely the I same terms. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, appealed to Mr. Ashley not to press the bill to a vote now. The House had just pas ed a bill securing to all male citi zens in the territories the right of suffrage. It is now proposed to paes another for Nebraska, which expressly disfranchises persons whom the House had just declared should be enfran chised. Mr. Garfield thought that the time might come back to the bolters in Congress when called upon to pass ou some of the Southern States. Mr. Wilson explained that the failure of Ne braska to perform the prescribed conditions, would be to throw the question into the courts of the United States whether colored people were entitled to vote tn Nebraska. Mr. Davis wished to have the bill farther dis cussed. Mr. Washburne, of Illinois, moved to lay it on the table. Mr. Garfield to Mr. Washburne—If you want to kill the bill go ahead. Mr. Washburne replied that he did, and wanted to kill any bill. (Laughter). The House refused to lay the bill on the table by a vote of 41 to 107. Mr. Randall insisted while taking the ayes and nays that the count should be completed; the House was not a circus. Mr. Ashley assented to the proposal to bring up the bill to-morrow. At 4 P. M. the House adjourned. Califoruin ansi China. San Fbancisco, Jan. 9. The correspondent of the Sacramento Union, writing from San Diego, Cal., iu reference to the Southern Pacific Railroad, says a pass lias recently been discovered across the mountains, from the Bay of San Diego to Fort Yuma, on which there are no hills to eneourter. The British ship Victoria, from Hong Kong via Kanagawa, Japan, reports making the pas sage from the latter place in the unprecedented time of thirty-two days. Dec. 24 a sea washed over her stern, carrying away her binnacle and compass, besides doing other.serious damage to tire vessel and killing George Smith, a native of New Orleans, broke the leg ol the third offi cer, and seriously injuring another seaman and brusing some of the passengers. Seeing, a Chinese opium dealer, has been ar rested on the charge of smuggling $30,009 worth of opium. The prisoner was turned over to the United States authorities. The ship George, with 22,000 sacks of wheat cleared for Liverpool to-day. Ian Francisco, Jan. 10. The Governor of the State has been tele graphed from Washington in regard to the special election for Congressmen. He replied, “In my opinion, a large majority of the people of the State do not desire a special Congres sional election, vjliicli will probably determine tbc California delegation at AVasbington not to ask for a bill authorizing a call for a special election.” Reports confirm the capture of Colins, Mer ico, by the Liberals. Traders and miners are able to resume operations. By the arrival from Hong Kong, of tho ship Viscator, we have thirty days later advices. The opium market was weak and dull, and cotton were without regularity. Rice firmer and scarce, with demand for tonnage. The Hong Kong press favors the newly pro jected telegraph company, under the title of the Eastern Asia Telegraph line. Also advo cates the inauguration of a Chinese mail line of steamships from San Francisco. The steamer Feen Chang, from Hong Kong Nov. 1st, struck a rock on the second day out, and sunk. The passengers and crew were all saved. mauame Anna imnop is giving concerts in Hong Kong. A big fir* occurred at Yokohoma Dec. 9th. being the third within a fortnight. The steamship Golden City sailed for Pana ma to-day taking $1,377,800 in treasure. New Fork Items. New York, Jan. 10. It is said that only the names of Judge Davis, Itoscoe Conkling and Ira Harris will be brought before the Legislative caucus for fc enator to night. The chances of Mr. Conkling are the best. Wagner, the wife murderer, was yesterday sentenced to bo executed March 1. A tire at No. 981 Sixth avenue occurred this morning. Loss about $8000; insured $5000. Gen. McCook and wife arrived from Califor nia tliis moruing. A lively scene occurred at the Board of Couucilmcn this afternoon. The accounts are exceedingly conflicting, but all agree that a fight transpired. An inkstand was thrown at 1 resident Birkman, who was subsequently ar rested for drawing a pistol, m V!1 o annual meeting of the New York Bible society this evening, Henry A. Oakley was elected 1 resident, A. L. Edwards and A. L. liotton, Secretaries, and Theodore, Gilman Treasurer. It is apprehended that the quarrel in the Common Council tliis 8.ft<?rDooii lmiy lc&d to serious personal violence, as the belligerents declare they will not take each other’s word to keep the peace. Mayor Hoffman intimated to tiiem that if this disorder continued, the public sentiment would favor the abolition of the Board. ***** meeting of the Fenians was held ore Jof o!’ 1 which, it is said. Stephens was present aud explained his position . Nomination for F. s Ri nator. At the caucus held^h^lveumoV.’r’tVio'10‘ mation of U. 8. Senator the cuudfdap* beTug Henry C. Murphy and A. Oakley, Mr. Murphy was nominated, having receiver! 25 votes to his opponents 21. The uominee made a speech after which the caucus adjourned. 1 ’ On the fifth formal ballot for U. S. Senator Roseoe Conkling was chosen the eamiidate re-’ cciviug 59 votes, to 49 for Davis, and 1 for i\»l ger. Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 10. At the Republican Senatorial caucus this this evening Simeon Cameron was nominated on the first ballot. Destructive Fire nt Bennington, Vt. _ , Troy, N. Y., Jan. 10. The knitting factory ot H. & G. Bradford at Bennington, Vt., was destroyed by fire last night. Loss $30,000. Insured. ;t ■ r£j iA £71.2 C7X M-i ^*y j> i’ T li O A £3 t £• __ , Rumored Cabinet Change* in j England. THE ENGLISH REFORMERS. The London Times on Im peachment. 9 London, Jan. (I.—It is denied that the difficul ty between Turkey and Italy Inis beeu settled. Tin. hitter demands full reparation. Humors are again in circulation of impend ing changes in the British Cabinet. The Times in an editorial to-day, says it rests with the U uited States Government to accept the principle of arbitration. It thinks that if the law officers St’ the two countries could meet together, they would be able to Iratne a satis factory case for arbitration in a few hours. Munich, Jan. 9.—The Bavarian Chambers have opened a credit for tbe reorganization of the army. Liverpool, Jan. 9.—The Harvest Queen, from Swansea, bound for Baltimore, was lost at sea. Only one man was saved. Paris, Jan. 9.—It is said that tbe Council of State is determined to oppose the proposed bill for the reorganization of the French army. Vienna, Jan. 9.—The Austrian government has extended an amnesty to the press through out the whole Empire fee past offenses. London, Jan. lu.—The leaders of the Relorm movement have decided not to make the pro posed demonstration upon the meeting of Par liauient bv the introduction of muss petitions, but will adopt the lew turbulent course of per mitting it to come up in the usual course of legislation. The Times in a leading article this morning, says the proposed impeachment of the Presi dent of the United States, shows that a revo lution is passing in the Union. It also points out the dangers’which may follow so question able a proceeding. London, Jan. 10, Noon.—Reliable information has been received here, that the plot of the Greeks in the Mediterranean Islands to assert their independeuee, is spreading rapidly. For midable popular uprisings have occurred in othor islands, and the Greek cause lias sudden ly brightened, Florence, Jan. 10.—It is stated that Rostfein Bev, tha present Minister ot the Turks to this country, will shortly be withdrawn and sent to represent his Government at Washington. WASHINGTON. Disposal of Public Lands. COLORED CONVENTION. Washington, Jan. 10. The returns received at the General Land Office show 13,520 acres of public lauds were disposed of during the mouth of December last, at tho following local offices: Topeka, Kansas, 7,214 acres; St. Peter, Minn., 3,501 acres; Sioux City, Iowa, 2,805 acres. The greater portion of the land was taken for actu al settlement and cultivation tinder the home stead law. The convention representing the colored people of the United States, met to-day, Jno. McLaughlin, of Ohio, was chosen President, and B. M. Amett, Secretary. Delegates from Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Kansas, Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana and Arkansas were present. A petition to Congress was presented, to educate public opinion to the point of giving them impartial sulfrage in all the Sta'es, and in other respects improve theis social condition. A petition has been presented to Congress, either to remove the tax on raw cotton or to amend the present law, that there may be a distinction in the tax for different grades. The committee on the New Orleans riot® will not prepare a report for several weeks, the entire testimony not yet being written out. The committee oik internal revenue frauds will be in Philadelphia to-morrow. Speaker Colfax held his first levee to-night, and his hospitable mansion was thronged with distinguished visitors. Nimllucsu Dispatches. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 10. Evidence for the prosecution was closed to dayfin the trial of the railroad robbers, at Franklin, Ky. Nob with, Ct, Jan. 10. There is much excitement here to-day over the discovery of tho fact that |a Spiritualist, named Charles Williams, had nearly starve 1 his daughter, aged thirteen years, giving her only one bowl of gruel per day for three weeks, and for forty-eight hours she had nothing to | eat or drink. The girl had been kept in close | confinement in her In attempting to let herself down from the third story, she fell and was hurt, when the facts were discovered. The Selectmen took charge of the girl, whose recovery is doubtful, and a mob made an as sault on Williams, who defended himself with an axe. The authorities interfered and he has ! been locked up tor trial. Annapolis, Jan, 10. In the House of Delegates to-day, the bill to restore the late disloyal persons to the full rights of citizenship, was ordered to be en grossed to a third reading. Vale Medlral College— Iustnlfatiaa. New Haven, Jan. 11. The exercises at the commencement of the Yale Medical College took place last evening. Dr L. S. Paddock, ot Norwich, delivered the address to the class, and Cornelins \V. Ball, of this city, the valedictory address. The Bennett prizes for the best anatomic preparation were given to J. H. Paiker and E. W. Ward. The Hooker prize for the best examination for Due tor of Medicine was awarded to Theobald Bard, of East China, Micb. The degrees were conferred by President Wbolscy this evening. Rev. Daniel S. Gregory, of Troy, N. Y., was installed Pastor of the Third Congregational Church, formerly uuder the charge of the late Dr. Cleveland. Rev. Dr. Sprague, of Albany, N. Y., preached the installation sermon. Frow Trnn, . Galveston, Jan. 11. Flake s Bulletin says: All that we can learn relative to the call of Gov. Throckmorton on the military for troops, is first, a petition of cit izens from Caleweli county, praying for pro tection; next, a letter to Gov. Throckmorton, detailing outrages, aad third, the Governor’s equestto Gen. Sturgee* THE MARKETS. Financial. _ „ New Yobk, Jan. 10. Tlie Money market Is aetivo and stronger. The bean hare undoubtedly lucked up a large amount of legal tenders, hut the total will nut reach twelve mil lions, as Is reported. Gold was weaker towards the close, and left off At 132} ® 133. Foreign Exchange i dull and heavy. Prime bankers' bills 9} ® si. There I was a further decline in Gevernmente this afternoon. Stocks at the last board were irregular and generally I lower. Business at the morning board was very heavy. New York Market. ■ , . New Yobk, Jan. 10. Cotton—.lull and lower; sales C0U bales. Middling ! uplands at 34J @ 35c. ! Flour—quiet, and price are without decided change; i sa’es of J,too outs. State at 975 @ 12 73; bound Hoou Ohio at 1310® 14 12; Western at 9 73 @ 14 35; Southern quiet and unchanged; ealee 100 bbls. at 12 00 % 17 00. Wheat—quiet and unchanged; ealee Milwaukee No. 2 at 2 40 @ 2 42. Corn—sales 33,000 bush. Mixed Western at 119 8 120. Yellow Southern, new, at 115 @ 116. Yellow Jersey 1 14. Oats—quiet and heavy; sales 12,000 bush. Western at 65 8 66c. State at 70 8 71c. Beet—ilull. Purk—heavy and drooping; sales 3,20i)bbls. New i mess at 20 DO @ 20 62}; old do 19 12}; prime at 16 75 @ 17 12}. ' , Bard—duU and drooping; sales 600 bbls, at 114® 124c for old, and 12} ffi 12} for new. Whiskey—quiet and nominal. lticc—dull. Sugar -fltoady. ! Coffee—quiet! Molasses—-lull. ; Naval Stores—quiet and firm; Spirits Turpentine at 66 a) 68c. linsin at 9 25 @ 10 00. Pe troleurn—steady. i Oils—qnitl. Tallow—dull; sales 175,000 11 @ 111. Freights to Liverpool—quiet and Him; Cotton i @ 5-10d. Chicago Markets. , Chicago, Jan. 10. Flour -buyers are holding oft'. Wheat quiet and prices unchanged; sales No. 1 Spring at 2 16 @5 40; No. 2 Spring at 1 93 'cb 201, closing at 1 94. Corn un settled and 1 }c lower; sales No. 1 at 78$ <g 80c; No. 2 at 70c. Oats dull and $c lower; sales of No. 2 at 40$ @41c. Eye 2 (& 3c lower; sales No. 1 at 91 @ 02c; No. 2 at 85c. Barley nominal. Provisions—Mess pork active; sales at 18 0ft. Lard $e lower; sales steam at 11$ @ life. Dressed hogs moderately active; sales at G 55 6 75. New Orleans Markets* New Orleans, Jan. 10. Cotton—the market is quiet and prices unchanged; Sales 3,500 bales; Sales low Middling at 31$ @ 32c; Middling at 32} @ 33c. I Sugars—the market is active prices better; sales of ! fair at 10 -to 10J; prime to choice at 11$ (w 12$c. Mo : lasses—the demand is good at lull prices; sales of prime to choice at 67 @ 72c. Galveston Market* _ _ . . Galveston, Jan. 10. Cotton—prices unchanged. No sales. Mobile Markets. , , , Mobil f, Jan. 9. Cotton—Cotton closed quiet and firm. The sales to-day were 1,400 bales. Middling uplands are quot ed at 32c. _ San Francisco Market* San Francisco, Jan. 1. Wheat mote active; prime shipping 175. Extra flour 6 50 (2) 6 75. The Golden City carried over 4,000 bbls. flour for New York, at S3 i>er barrel for freight. | Milling shares—Savage 1950; Yellow Jackett 1275. Unman Market* Havana, Jan. 5. j W. P. Boards dull, and the market well supplied. I Exchange un London 14 ^ 15 premium; on United j States 22 ^ 23 discount. Freights—No demand fbr I United state*; for Europe 35s ottered to load at out ports; masters ask 37s G-l (e 10s. Commercial—p^r Cable* Frankfort, Jan. 9. United States 5-20 bonds closed at 7CJ. _ , . . Liverpool, Jan. 9. Breadstuff* firmer; Provisions unchanged; cheese 4s higher k> cwt. Liverpool, Jan. 9, Evening. The Cotton market has been dull to-dav. and the ) sales do not amount to over 8,000 bales i London, Jan. 9, Evening, j Cons »ls closed at 91 for money. * m 1 American Securities.—The following are the | closing quotations for American Securities: Illinois I Cent ml Railroad Shares 81. United States 5-20's at ! 72$. Erie Railroad shares 45. , London, Jan. 10, Noon. I American Securities.—The following were the current prices of American securities: Erie Railway shares 4j. Illinois Central shares 81. United States 9-2U’b 72f. " , Liverpool, Jan. 10, Noon. , The Cotton market open* dull with a slight decline in Middling uplands, which are quoted at 14fd. Sales of to-day w ill reach 10,000 bales. ^ Hc'.r VVjslT. S.JJh. ilia', k*?i --irv/ V.ibi;. . n. 'O -> V D'.lllU—ias A lock U-Uiutl SVl^ UOAVV UiS‘: i iO" £1 yit»\ caii C . .. P. 3. Fjve-rweiiUtiS, lafe.iA.» .»icoi R’ ?• £>ve-twenties, coupons,1861.10li :<r. 17a U. s. Five-1 wenlies, coupons, 1865,_105 ® 105} U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons*63, new issue_.T.luhJ tT. 3. Ten-Ford to. coupons...2. .90} ® 99! U.S. Seveu-Thirties, 1 stories.1031® 104 U S. Seven-Thirties. 2d series.103* (w 103I ' Treasury Seven Three-Tenths, 3d series... 103 j ® 1031 New York Central,. .T.lioj Erie. ggi Eiie preferred.!.. 77 ® 79 Hudson,.130 & 132 Reading...,.1044 Michigan Central,.107 ^107 Michigan Southern. 7y Illinois Central,,.im Chicago & Rock Island,.102 Pacific Mail...1C? American Express. 75 Boaiau Slack List* Sak s at the Brokers’ Board,«1 an 10. American Gold. 138 United States Coupon Sixes, lto»l. 103* “ small. losf United States 7 3-10ihs, l*t series. lul) “ small. ]»4$ “ 2d series. I<Mj “ 3d series. 104) United States 5-20s, 1862. 1( C “ 1865. 105} “ July, 1365. 101 United States Ten-tortio^.. *.. s»9| New Hampshire State Sixes,. lOo Ogdensburg 1st Mortgage Bonds. loO Boston and Maine Railroad. 130 Maasnchusetts State Sixes,. 112 Eastern Railroad. 107} [Sales at Auction.] Pepper ell Manufacturing Company. UbO We deru Railroad. 140 Portland City Sixes, Ib76. ‘.*74 Eastern Railroad Sixes, 1874. 96| CITY NOTICES. Snow to be Removed from Foot- j way or Sidewalk. Sect. 60.—Tim tenant or occupant, and in case i there should be no tenaut. the owner, or any person 1 having the care of any building or lot of land border ing on any street, lane, court, square or public place within the city where there is any footing or side walk, shall, alter the censing to foil of any snow, it 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; and. in default thereof, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than t wo dollars, nor more than teu dollars; and tor each and every hour thereafter that the same sliall remain on such foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or Other iieisou shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than one dollar nor more than ton dollars. All persons are hereby notified to govern them selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will be en forced. JOHN S. HEALD, declSdtf City Marshal. | ORGAN 1 A Mi \ Melodeon i| MA3JUFAC Hjj T°KV H No.1,1 BL Chmlunl RPortland, Z Mt. WILLIAM P. HASTINGS IS now prepaied to attend to the winds of his former patrons aud customers, and the public generally The superior character of his instruments, especially his UPRIGHT ORGANS♦ which in style ot linish resemble the upright Piano, is too well known to require an extended notice, lie will keen ou hand a full assortment of instruments ot the Most Approved Styles and Patterns, - AND AT - Price* Within the Reach of All !! and trusts that the superior excellence of tone, as wcli as the excellence 01 his workmanship, may, as here tofore, commend him to the public iavor and pat ronage. September 17,18CG. eod&wti The Ctpwn Mining Company. THE annual meeting of the stockholders in the Grown Mining Company will bo held at the Chestnut street School House, in the city of Portland, on the seventeenth day of January, 1667, at three o’clock in the altemoon. W. DAVIS, Secretary. Portland, Jan. 2,1867. jan3eodtd* Horse and Sleigh for Sole. A GOOD Horse and Sleigh for sale cheap. In quire at GRAHAM’S Iron Foundry, Jan7dlw*_100 Green street. NOTICE i9 hereby given, that the subscriber has been duly appointed and taken upon herself the trust of Administratrix of the estate of ORLANDO LIBBY, late of Portland, in the County ot Cumberland, deceased, and given binds as the law directs.— All persons having demands upon tlie estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; and a 1 persons indebted to said estate are called upon to make payment to FRANCES A. LIBBY, Admim.-tru.irix. Portland, Jan. 1, 1887. Jan8dlaw3w* GAS ANDC0AL0IL FIXTURES! E. TARBELL & SON, N*. 11 BROMFIKLD ITBEkT, BOSTON, MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN Chandeliers, Brackets, Lamps, &c. GAS FITTING in all its branches. GAS STOVES, for Cooking and Heating. CHANDELIERS, LAMPS, Ac., Re-Gi Bronzed. no21eod3in NOTICE. ALL j>ersons indebted to the late Dr. Charles W. Thomas, are requested to make immediate pay ment to the undersigDod, who is duly authorized to collect the same. Office No. 188 Fore Street, over Canal National Bank. House No. 55 Danforrh Street, corner of State Street. GEORGE A. THOMAS. January 1,1867. eodlw MAGIC HAIR Restorative ! ! NO. 1, Will Restore Cray or Faded Bair to it* ORIGINAL COLOR, EITHER BLACK OB BBOWK. Strengthens the hair and gives nonri^ament to the roots. Makes the hair soft and moist. Prevents and enres Dandruff A Splendid Hair Dressing, PROVED TO BE THE Best and Cheapest in the Market. MAGIC HAIR DYE Has only to be applied to the Hair or Whiskers and the work is done; no washing. For sale by all Drnggists. w-s CUABI.ES KEWHALLi Proprietor, octl3eod 47 Hanover st, Boston. Sm OLD MACHINES ! T^XCHANGED for the NEW JETNTA SEW ING NIACHINEN, which have been prov ed to do the beat lor Shoe Stitching, Tailoring, &c(, of any other in the world. Credit given to any one who wants a Sewing Machine. Needles and Trim mings for all Machines. 166 Middle Street, Up Stairs. W. S. DFEB. Dee 15 deodlm MMT Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! ELEGANT TROCHE and SNUFF Combined tor Coughs, Catarrh,Bronchitis, Voids, Hoarseness, Asthma,

Bad Breath, Headache,dc. Instantly relieve# annoying Cough, in Church. Cures Catarrh, positively without sneezing Valuable to gingers, Clergy, &c„ clean and •trengthena the roioe; acts quickly; tastes pleas antly ; never nauseate.. Prevent, taking cold from Skating, I.ecture. &c. GST® Sold by Druggists or sent by mail __ira Em lose 35 cts 1 o Hooper, W ilson A Co„ (sepMeodtJunelFCT) PHILADELPHIA. I' * W. II HIPFI.K, Portland,Wholesale Agt. INDIA HUBBUB GOODS. HAVING been burned out ol my Rubber Store. 1« Middle St., I would solicit the trade of tho citizens ol Portland ami vicinity, .until I re-open) to my headquarters, S3 Milk Struct, Boston, where are kept every variety of goods made trom India Rubber comprising In part Rubber and Leath er Mat bme Belting, Steam Packing, Gaskets, Riinot, Hose lor conducting and hydrant purposes, Rubber Clothing of every description, Combs, Balls, Toys U ndersheetiug for beds in cases ol sickness, Rubber Boots and Shoos, Tubing, Spittoons. Syringes, Gloves and Mittens, Elastic Rings and Bands, Piano Covers, Horae Covers with and without hood, Wapon Covers, Ail- Beds, Pillows, Cushions, and Life Pre servers, Mechanics’ Aprons, Rubber Jewelry ol beaut iful pat ters, aud all kind* of Rubber Goods t hat mav be desired, all of which I will sell at manufac turers lowest prices. Please forward your orders tor the present to H. A. HALL, _Jnl t3eodti_8i> Milk Street, Boston. EXTRA INDUCEMENTS —TO— BOOK CANVASSERS T ONE of the best selling Books ever ottered to the public is now ready. Twnty.(ve Thousand Copies ordered in Four month.! Agents arc Belling from Twenty to Fitly copies per week! One good, active Agent wanted In every town in Maine and New Hampshire. For circulars, terms, &c., address HARTFORD PFBLHHIIVCI CO., Box 1606. PORTLAND, ME. dec24eod2w* Horse Railroad. T”i; "tocl',:oHcI“ llie Portland Railroad Com aro^ulut»v notified that their annual meet nJ „ w-?* ",e CAl' HOUSE, corner of ■■ “f.TJ V“!k,?lr.<let,t on MONDAY, January 21. 18b<, at 3 o clock 1. M., ior the choice of oilicers, anti transaction or any other business that niav levallv come before them. M. G. PALMER Portland, Jan. 10,18C7-eodtd sS555y. F* hospkc x trse-. T H E Pit I S B For 1867. Will) the opening of the new year we presented to die readers of the DAILY PRESS, A Paper Ralarged to the aize of the largest New Ragland Dailies. The enlargement of our doily eilitiou iy equivalent to the addition of between three and four columns to Its size. Thin additional space will l>e devoted to de tails of important events, which we Lave heretofore been obliged to give in brief, and to selections from current literature, grave or gay, such as we have lately been obliged to omit «d together. What tho character of tho paper thus enlarged will lie, its past history will show. The Press was es tablished primarily to represent the Republican par ty oi Maine. It was impossible for the controlling party of the State to remain voiceless in this city. The Press will continue to defend tho principles of the Liberal party of America. The war has closed one great cycle in our national history—the cycle I during which aristocracy at the South and dcmocra- 1 cy at the North grew up side by side, a period of jealousy and conflict, resulting in an appeal to arms and the victorious supremacy of the democratic prin ciple. We have entered on a stale of transition, which seems likely to prove longer than most of us untie! patod. The Press will insist upon a settlement which will secure the fruits of our victory. Nothing is settled till it is settled right. We must have de mocracy at the South us well as at the North—equal rights for all secured by equal laws, freedom of ; speech, freedom of the press, impartial suffrage. Ot ; the pruiound convictions of the Republican party ol j Maine, the Press will remain a faithful exponent. The present year will probably witness the exten- ■ sion of the telegraph round the w orld. The comple tion of that great enterprise will compel a change, I which has already-begun, in the management of j newspapers. The leading features of the world’s i history will be registered from day to day by the tel egraph. The expense of special dispatches from all parts of the world will prove too great for single nowspai>ers, and correspondence will reguin some thing oi its old importance. New spuper associations ornev.s agents v. Ill tssuine the task of furnishing tliu daily dispatches, while correspondents will fur nish details, explanations and illustrations, by mail. The Atlantic telegraph has already destroyed the system by which our foreign news has for years been furnished by steamer, and already tho Tribune has its special correspondents established in almost every capital in £urope. We canno: rival the feats of New York journalism but we must he governed by the same considerations. In view of the intimate rela tions existing between Maine and the British Pro vinces by which she is environed, we ar e happy to announce that “Spurwink's” Canadian Letters Will bo continued. We have also engaged Regular Corre.puu4.ut. ■■ Waakinglen, New York, Button and Augusta, and occasional correspondents at vaiious points throughout the State. Dining the session of the Legislature, we shall publish Special Dispatches from Augusta every morning, furnishing a synnp- , sis of the previous day’s proceedings. To the people of Maine, and especially to people [ who have business relations with Portland, we hope , to make the Press more valuable than any paper , published outside of the 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 shall | have regular correspondence from that point, and a < Daily Summary of Maine News j which readers here would be sorry to miss. We shall have Full and Accurate Market Report*, forwarded by telegraph from al' parts of tlie United States, from Canada, and Irorn England. A weekly Review oi the Portland Markets, and an accurate Report of Maine Shipping* in foreign and domestic ports, will be published as heretofore. There will be NO INCREASE IN THE PRICE Of the Daily Pbess. For EIGHT HOLLARS A YEAR ! We expect to fiirnish a paper, The Largest in tlie State, and as large as in other States is offered for ten or twelve dollais a year. -- THE MAINE STATE PRESS Is not like many weeklies, a mere waste basket for the leavings of 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 week, the most important articles which appear in the daily, together with a considerable amount of Matter Expressly Prepared for its Columns We shall add to its attractions during the coming year, An Agricultural Department, To bo conducted by the Rev. WILLIAM A. DREW, ofAngasta, I a veteran journalist, widely and favorably known in Maine, and a contributor lor sometime past to the I Pith.a3 over the signature of “Traxi." Mr. Drew’s special qualifications for this work need no heralding. The Shipping News of the Week Will be published without abridgment in the State Press, as will also the Review of the Portland Markets, And the Brighton Market Beporls. To country traders the weekly report of Portland prices currreut alone will be well worth the subscrip tion price. In addition to a careful Digest of General and State News, We shall also furnish weekly a page of Miscellaneous Beading for the Family. The weekly edition is made up in eight large pages, ' of sil columns each, and is the Largest Weekly Paper in Mew England. ' It is offered to the public at the low price of 9 DOLLARS A YEAR, invariably in advance. To a club of new subscribers, eleven copies will be sent for twenty dollars, and the fame discount is j offered to larger clubs. NOTICKS OF THE PBKSS. [From the Eastern Argus, Jan. 2] —The Press appeared yesterday morning enlarged by the addition of 2j inches to the length of Us col umns. Its make-up hat also been changed again, and on the whole It presented a decidedly improved appearance. Our cotemporary’s “ new clothes” are womewhat larger than ours, but the “ biggest are not always the best.” [From the Portland Evening Star, Jan. 1.] The Dally Press appears this morning in an en large • tor in, making it now fully equal in size to any daily newspaper in New England. The editor, in his New Year’s Salutatory, show s that the success of the paper for the past year hai been most gratifying, and we aie glad of its prosperiCy. The return to the original style of arranging the contents 01 the paper, Is one of the most agreeable features of the change. [From the Portland Advertiser, Jan. 2.] The Daily Press appeared yesterday morning in an enlarged form. It is now fully equal in size to any daily paper in New England. In tho arrangement ol reading matter it has returned to the original style, which we think quite an improvement in its appear ance. Since the Press has been under the editorial man agement ot Mr. Richardson, its editorials have been high toned aud reliable, wielding a powerful influ- 1 ence over its patrons on all politic 1 matters. He I has taken a (air stand, alwav s discussing topics in a dignified manner, yet leaning in all vital issues with his party. While we cannot always agree with all of his political notions, wc heartily bear witness to the ability, character and culture he has displayed in its management, aud wish him and the proprietors even more prosperity in the next year than il has had in the past. Its news Is judiciously and carefullv selected, and a general culture and literary taste characterizes its contents. As a good family newspaper it has no su perior; and while Mr. Lincoln occupies the city ed itor’s chair there will be no lack of local news, as it is generally acknowledged in that department he has no equal in the State. The enlargement argues a prosperous business, at least for • ur cotemporary, and wc jiope It will never be found necessary to curtail the dimensions of this enterprising and respectable sheet. [From the Lewiston Journal, Jan. 1.] The Portland Press has Increased if* size eqiffm lent to an addition of three or four columns. This enlargement, following so closely upon its resurrec tion from the ashes of the great Are, shows that the principles it advocates and its efforts to cater to the literary tastes of its readers are appreciated by the public. The a lditional now obtained will be devoted to selections from current literature. [From the Bangor Whig.] — The Portland Press was enlarged on the 1st of January to about the size of the Boston Daily Post and Advertiser wldeh are our 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 too, that Portland lias lost nothing ot vigor, enterprise or resource, by the great firo, but tliai its course is still onward—that its business is in fart in creasing, notwithstanding the apparent calamity of lust year- and that its promise wt commercial great ness is icruun to bo fulfilled. The Press Is among tlio best ol tho New England papers, and its present appearance is a credit to the State. [From the Bath Times.] The Portland Press comes out greatly enlarg ed, and we suspect it now gives another settler to ilia question which is * the principal paper in Portland.” It is bound to distance its competitors. [From the Worcester (Mass.,) Spy.] TitE S3E2!irn‘iS?0,l*.t¥ Pal,er®tljat commence the ♦S at*tei8,,eet8 and manifest signs of prosperity, arc thePortlaud Press and the Hartford a firm®* ** hugest and best daily in the State of Maine, and the latter we have ^regarded as one of the ablest of our Connecticut [From the Bangor Times.] Por,tlanJ Daily Press c omes to ns consid er iblv enlarged and with a return to its old style of ra;jke-up. Thi* enlargement—so soon after the Sreat Are—to a size equal with the leading Boston allies, speaks favorably for the prosperity of the oily aud indicates a good degree of enterprise on the part of the proprietors. The Press is edited with ability, has able contributors, and as the leading ' paper of the dominant party, is a power in the laud, I * -v-•*!>': \ <•**:* * - * c Oiiv i.o': tsz Gf'Io at Jfjrr,? ^ ftlags, C».pa !Lii-zabett:. XXTTU. be sold at a but gain, if applied for soon, u anew il story Hoii»e.- Said IIoum.1 t* 21 b> 31 leer with an L 11 by 22 leer, finished throughout, and situated within sixty rods of the Fern Office. Terms : One half down, the balance in one and two years. Possession given immediately. Apply w ASA T. WEBSTER. Ferry Village, O. E., dan. 8, 1867. Jan'Kl2w* ; House for Sale SITUATED on the corner oi'Lui win and Andavaon ! .streets. It 1«*a uew h..u«r, om- ai d * hall stories, ! with an ell—good well of water, Ac. House nearly hni.-died. Lot 3b by i;f>. Price $l,Gbb. jVumeas). Applv to PATTERSON .sc CHADBOURNE Dealers iu Beal Estate, ‘‘Morton Block,” Jan*lw Next above the l*reble House. ■\rOTICB. I will sell on tavorable terms as to Xl paj mont, or lot for a t< i in of years, the lots on the corner oi Middle and Franklin streets, and on Fianklin stroer, including the corner o> i< ranklmand Fore streets. Apply to \YM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH Hi HELD Attorneys, Portland. jyl2tt 17.1H1I for Hale. The subscriber offers his ’ farm for sale or will exchange for city property. It is a urst rate turrn oi 110 acres, with a two story House, in good repair and a new Barn with cellar, 4o.ylo. There is a never tailing supply oi good water and wood lot. Said .'arm is situated on the road Irorn Succarappa to Gorham Corner, about one mile from the latter place. For further particulars apply to DOW & JOHNSON, Moulton street, or J. H. Cook, on the premises. jy27-codtl Poll NAIiG, in Gorham, bitten minutes walk X1 fcicm the Depot, a nearly new, neat Cottage Houke, Barn and out buildings Jin ving ull ti.cronvcll lenees and in prime condition. It is situated near a grove and a snort distance from the County road. Apply to J. E. STEVENS. Gorham, July 17. First Class Houses for Sale. V17E oiler tor sale the eight first class brick houses, ▼ f recently built by us, situated on line Stieet, between Clark ami Carleton Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slate roofa, brick drains, and marble mantelpieces throughout.— They will 1m* sold at a low price, and on very lavora ble terms. Apply at our office, No. 27* Danforth St. J. 15. BROWN & SONS, or WM. H. J Eli It IS, Real Estate Agcut, opposite the Preble House. October 1G, 1SCC. dtt House Lots on India St., for Sale. TINQU11U5 of CONANT A BAND, -Ei 133 Commercial Street, or <m II. M. PAYSON, _ Portland, Nov. 21. dtf Exchange Stieet. Desirable Store Lots FOR SAlLE, S COilIJIliBtlAL STREET. rilHE subw.1 ilwra oiler for Kile tlie lot of land on X the southerly ride of Oomineioial Street, hood of Dana'. Wharf, meoxurijig 72 bv too feet. For fur ther particulars inquire JONAS H. 1'ERLEY, Oct 18 tfor W. S. DANA. For Lease. THE valuable lot of land corner ol Middlo and Plumb Streets, lor a term of years. Enquire Of C. C. MITCHELL Ar SON, Aug. 28, IfCC—dU_ 178 Fore Street. 1\ Hou»o Cor Sale, No 32 My Hie Street. En quire at No. 8 Central Wbarf. JL July 12—dtt IO It SALE. Grove Hill Farm - THE above Farm is .situated on an eminence over looking the beautiful and thriving village ol iiridgion Center and within one hall a mile ot the business portion. It is pronounced by all who have seen it to be the best and most desirable location in the County. It comprises 110 acres, conveniently di vided into tillage, xiasturage, wood laud and timber laud: outs from 45 to 58 tons first quality of hay. The buildings consist of a two story house, built in 1858, at an expense ol $3,<'00, witn bum and out buildings iu good repair. For particulars api>ly to C. P. KIMBALL, or H. W. GAGE, (firm of sirout & Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WALKER, Bridgtou, or to the subscriber. RICHARD GAGE. Bridgton, Doc., 18CC. dec 27 codA: wtt Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. f IN HE Oxlbrd House, pleasantly situated in the vil J lage of Frveburg, Oxford county, Maine, is of fered for sale ac a bargain, il applied tor soon. The House is large, in good repair, w ith lurniturc and nxtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For fall particulars inquire ol HORATIO BOOTHBY, Proprietor. Or Hanson & Dor.-, 345 Congress st. Fryeburg, Sepr. 2D, 1866. dtf Farm for Sale. 1 WILL sell my thrm near Allen’s Comer West brook, about three miles from Portland, one mile from horse cars, mid Westbrook Seminary. Said thnn contains about 100 acres, parr of it very valuable for tillage, and part of it for building lots. There is a good house, two large barus, and out hous es on the premises. It will bc sold together, or in lots to suit purchasers CYRUS TH UBLOW, sepll-dtl 165 Commercial St. Daily Press Job Office, 179 Commercial Street. EVERY DESCRIPTION OF BOOK, CARD, & JOB PRINTING, Executed with Neatness and Despatoh, Having completely refurnished our office since the Great Fire, with all kinds of New Material, Presses, Arc., we are prepared on the short est imssibie notice to accommodate our friends and the public with Posters, Programmes, BILL-HEADS, CIRCULARS, Cards, Tags, Blanks, Labels, And every description ot Mercantile Printing-. We have superior facilities for the execution ot BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, &c., Which lor neatness and dispatch cannot be surpassed £V Orders from the country solicited, to which prompt attention will be paid. Dally Press Job Office 179 Commercial St., Portland, _N. A. FOSTER, PROPRIETOR CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Iron Founders, Boiler Makers <£* Machinists. THE subscribers having rebuilt their Work Shops, are now prepared to take orders lor Machinery and Iron 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 makers and new tools of modern 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 of all kinds for Steamboats and Locomotive work such as Shaft*, Crank*, K*i«ton Rail*, Car and Engine Axle* and Shape* to pal tern or draw ings, from 10 tons to 100 pounds weight. They are also Selling Agents tor MERRIMAN’S PATENT BOLT CUTTER, the best Machine ever invented for the purpose, performing double the amount of woik of any other now in use. FOR SALE, a li,) horn' power Coconia- j live Hoi let* with new tube sheets and new set of i tubes, in first rate order, and warranted safe with a pressure of 100 founds to the square inch. A NEW TEN HORSE POWER PORTABLE EN GINE, an excellent Machine, can be seen running at our Foundry. CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Cor. Com. St. and Brown’s Wharf, novlOe dSm Portland, Maine. Cumberland National Bank. THE Stockholders of the Cumberland National i Bank ot Portland, are hereby notiiied that there will be a meeting of the Stockholders held at their Banking Room, oil Monday, lhe iilsl day of January, 1867, at 3 o’clock P4 M., for the choice of Directors, : and the transaction oi any other business that may then come before them. SAMUEL SMALL, Cashier. Portland, Dec. 18,1S66. decl9dtd j I hare.hist received from Mr. O'. I’. Kroll, of New Patent Heir Brushing Machines which 1 have now in operation atiny new Shaving and Hair Dressing Boom, No 310 Conreess street, opno Hte Meeluanies’ Hall, where also may be found inv KP.PKODL Ciyi;, NATbRAUSOtR, &e. dclJdtf_II. H. JOHIWOI*. Crossman’s Polish, Crossman’s Polish. Crossman’s Union Furniture Polish! TIIE best in the world for Polishing Mahogany, Walnut, Stair-Posts, Rails, Counters, or any kind of Furniture. This Polish has been used by Mr Crossman for the l.ast twenty years, giving perfect sat isfaction to all. It is warranted to stand a tempera ture of tw'o hundred deg*. of heat, and is not other wise easily debited. Furniture polished with it will be perfectly dry and ready for use in live minutes at ter the Polish ispnt on. Price Seventy-Five and Fit ty Cte. per bottle; anyone can use it by following the Directions on the bottle. Reference—Messrs C. & I.. Frost,Cap! Inman,USA, Messrs. Breo.l & Tultoy, Benj Stevens, Jr., Win. Allen, N. M. Woodman. v For sale bv Burgess, Fobcs & Co, W. F. Phillips & Co., 11. H. Hay & Co, Samuel Rolf, li. W. & a. Deering. Manufactory 376 Congress st, up stairs, opposite head of Green st. S. C. K1GGS, Agent. dec28dti Portland, Maine. jPortlaadAesoo; itesHS * - ■' -- ^ WIVE THIIB TENTH (iHAND ANNUAL Firemen's, Military and Civic Ball! - OK - Thursday Evening, Jan 17, ’67, - AT MECHANICS’ HALL. Ticket*, SI,30, to be obtame.1 of Ibe COMMITTEE OF ARBAN0EMNT8: (MM! Pennell, G. W. D. I'rillmia, Win. llenne-sy, Frank F.vkctt, Augustus 1.. Chose, I. w. Downing, Wm. strong, Geo F\ Wliiumue, D. F. Nelson E- G. Waite, A. D. Fickett, C. W. Beau, Andrew Nelaon, <1. H. Uusscil, Albert J. Haskell. „ ., FLOOR MANAGERS : President. L Pennell, A. 1>. Fickett, Scc'u, Wm. Henneasy, Augustus f*. Chase, Wm. Strong, Beuj. F. Ni lion, Andrew Nelson. music by Chandler’* full Quadrille Bund. janlldlit P. Y. M. C. A. COIIISE LECTURES SEVEATU I.KCTI BK In the Che/ttnut Street Church, Friday Eveniu«, Jnn. 1 l*b, lst»7, By BEY. DR. HTORR§, of Brooklyn, N. Y. SUBJECT—“Itobin Hood and John Wicklitfe, or the early popular elements or England.” Season Tickets tor balance of the course, Six Leo turcs, 75cents; Evening Tickets, 50 cents. to he ha I at Bailey & Noyes*, Short & boring's, II. Packard’s, and at the door. Doors open at 6|; Orgau Conceit 7; Lecture at 7$ o’clock. jan I0d2t Portland Theatre. Bid .Tell & Browne, Lente. dk iHtnagen. NEW SEN NATION ! TltlLMIFHA.v r »VCCE»g OF NIlss Rachel Johnson, who will api»ear this Evening in the new Dramatiza tion of Chas. Kendo's celebrated novel oi GRIFFITH GAITYT1 assisted by tho favorite Actor MB. B. MACAIILE Y, supported by tbc entire company. New Mcenery, iUn.ic, Appuinlmeule, Ac. See Programmes. JanXdti I. A. R. A. The Irish American Relief Assoeia’n I will give a course of SIX ASSEAIHLIES, AT MECHANICS* HALL, Cummenciug Alandny tre’g, Jun. Fib, and closing with a GRAND BALL. Tickets tor the Course, including tho Bali, will ’nr $3.00; Evening Tickets. $1.00; Rill Tickets, gl.jO 3r*Music bv Cliaudler’s full QuwlrilL Baud, D. I H. Chandler, Prompter. Dancing to commence at 8 - o'clock precisely. Floor Mnnajtrs—Thomas Parker, Jsnics Rooney ' ! James E. Marshall, Robert Dow, Patrick McCaferty 1 William H. Kalor. 1 Messrs. O'Riley and Bodkin will take charge of Ibe 1 clothing._ dec31dti Ho for a Sleigh Ride / THE proprietor 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 afternoons, (when pleasant) will leave bead of State Street at 2 o’clock, to carry chil dren and others, at 25 cts. per hour. Children under twelve (12) years fifteen rents. N. S. FEItNALD. Portland, Dec 19Lh, 1880. dc22dtf IRON All STEEL ! KBEnr COREY, Nos. 9 and 11 Moulton Street, Near Foot of Exchange St, Portland, Importer and Dealer in all kinds of Bar, Hoop, Oval & Half Round IRON | | Greave*s Spring & Corking STEEL!* Wm. Jessop * Sou’s Cast Steel : Carriage Tyer Steel. Swede and Msrwav Shape., Mail Rads, Horae .hoe. ami Mails, Carriage Bulls, Mule and Huber, Bolt Eads, Rivets, mailable Eastings, j Bellow*, Anvil*, Vines, Tyer Bender* Screw Plate*, Hand Drill*, Ac. £3^* Agency for the sale of Carriage Spring* and Axles, at -Manufacturers’ prices. PTWanted a Salesman acquainted with the Iron Trade. January 5, 1867. ja5d&wlin Notice* PERSONS clearing the ruins or digging cellars can find a good place to deposit tneir rubbish on j Franklin Wharf. S. BOUNDS, sept 10—dlf Wkai linger FIRST ANNUAL SALE [Fancy Goods! - AT - i Greatlg Reduced Prices! ; DAVIS & CO., Having determined to reduce their extensive stock of LADIES’ Furnishing and Fancy Goods! will sell, until farther notice, goods at from 95 to 50 per cent, lew than former Price*! Please examine our prices and be convinced. IFF. SHALL SELL I Good American Corsets tor $ .75 Ladies' Cotton and Wool Ribbed Hose, .26 Children's all Wool Hose, 15 Best Shoiiahd Clouds, l.Oil Ladies* Hoods. ->5 Beautiful Breakfast Shawls from 1.75 to 5.50 One thousand Linen Collars for .10 Ladies Paper Goo< In of all descriptions, liich Embroidered Cellars at .25 250 Dozen Linen Handkerchiefs for 121 cents each. 500 “ “ “ extra, 17 “ 44 100 44 4* 44 very ttcu, 25 44 *4 Ladies' Gloves, fleece lined, .25 Children's Gloves, fleece Lined, .15 BLA<’K KID CLOVEN, U*rt Best French Kid Gloves, 1.25 A full assoi tincnt ol GERMAN ZEPHYR WORS TEDS, imported by us, and a superior article. Fan, Veils, Under Garment*, Corset*, every kind and size, and PANUY GOODS of all Deicriptions. An examination of this branch will convince all that t wc are making prices very low. Drosu Trimmings at prices to suit. VELVET RIBBONS, black and colored,in any width; by tho piece we make a discount, j £Jr*All our price* will prove to yon beyond a doubt that goods are sold here cheaper than ebow here. Remember the place, old stand of HERMANN GKUNTAL, now D AVIS Jit CO., N*. IO Clapp’, Black, Cairn. Hired. { January 1, 1867. dtt _ Board of Trade—Annual Meeting.' TI1HE annual meeting of the Board of Trade of 1 Portland will be held at the new OMrr mf the Ocean Insurance S naiimny, on MONDAk EVENING, January 14th, 184.7, at 7f o'clock, for the choice of oflicers tor the enduing year, and the des patch of such other business as may legally come be fore the meeting. Prompt attendance is desired. M. .N. RICH, Secretary. Portland, Jan. 7,18C7. dul PHOTOGRAPHS ! E. S. WORM ELL formerly No. 00 Middle street, takes pleasure in an nouncing that he will on TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1867, open his NEW PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY At No. 316 Congress Street, . [Oppaalle .Mechanic,’ Bali,! where he will be pleased to wait on hl» friend, and ratel’ul for past patronage, ho * tenUon to biwinew. to merit a renewal ot the ,ame. Perron, wishing tor FIRST CLASS PICT VRES of all ftylesand ,l*e» are Invited to call. Picture, raloresl in Oil, Water Cal or, a ad India Ink by one of the beat Artist* to Ibc Slate. Speoi»l attention paid to Copying of all dewription*. C jr MU work wai ranted to give satlslliotion. H. B—‘Work dono for Photographers In Ink or Color, at reasonable rat -a. janleodSm COOPER & MORSE, fTTAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and A friends that they have resumed business at their OLD STAND, forner of Market ami Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, Ac. That the market aflords, and it will be their earnest endeavor to serve their customers with prom pines* and lidaHty._ dcel<i»_ A New Place Just Open I WIlKBfi you can buy real French CALF SKCTS j and Philippe and Canautl , SABDIKES. Jtntt recelve.1 from Baris, now In bond, and lot solo In lou > to suit cu-touicn by II. ? E Y R E T , OBce aver I be Flab market, j jan2d2m* FEBERAL STREET. ' E- ^ ****£* *• «<>•, iMbsMt. PLUM STREET. Woolen aud Linen Ooo<ls, Blankets, Shawls, Dress Goods, &<•., * At Auction. , Ou Exhibition Hominy, nt ||> II. SALE COMMENCING .»n Tuesday, ,Jau 15, at 2V P. M., and continuing evurv afternoon until the entire shark is sold. Thib is the best stork licit bus 1n*c»i ohered at auc tion this ivaimn, consiHtingiJ goods Mected expreM l> for the rerafl trade, aud every lot gmunnueu ja*r This Stock consist* in part, Linen Gimds, sudi ft* Linen Shirtings aud Sheoling**, IHIlow Case Liuena, t and Brown Table, Birds Eye luap-r iMWuliiig ,auvery style and qualify, Damask Nup i a LiJ°* lM'-> Fine Linen Hdhfr. French English taKhmere, Long ami square t,0,,|ls lu giuai variety. Also Broad !u ?•' llalJN Si-undu, La »«S<H>cr with tt Knivial a. wLhuut I«!r;eyUu,Mla’ aU >>* *■““» be «U ft***, iSMto »£&?£! !^risrn- so*-«~sst*s?rr^ -_- JaSdtd E. H. PATm * CO., E.cU«M,., PLUM STREET. Giocprics, Carpets, Ac., at Auction. . ON SATURDAY, Jan. 12tli, at 10 A. Ai„ wilivtt sold Curpets, 2 Chamber setts, stiver PUte -p. bacco, Brea I, Lemons; aino Shiru and Diaw0r» bhuikcln, :uuu a general nsmrtmcut ol Dr\ Goods * janludtd J SlciRbs Fuiiks, IN»bes, Ac., at Auc tion. OX SATURDAY, .Inn mb,«tll o'clock A. II.. on ilie new MuikCi lot, Lime street, we Khali sell dorse*, new anil s.vnud lutnd Sleighs, Piuigs, Robes, LUaiiketn, Whip*, Sled*. &c. Also 1 double Sleigh, with nbal'l* and pole, built to 3rder, lined with Plush and Htuiled with curled hair. HENRY BAILEY & SoN, Auctioneers, jinlOdtd Office 17<» Pore street. Stocks at Auction. PURSUANT to a lieeiiM* from the Hon. J. A Wa tot man, Judge of Probate for Cumberland coun [L '|f hiiUterii>crt a* AdiuiniKirQlor ol John M. olJor ' ,r salo at public auction, on WEDNKSl‘AY, Jan. lCih, lMi7, ar It o’clock A. M., at the offree of N\ . U. Wood .* Son 178 h ole street, Pori land, Si:C,50() Bonds of the European and North Ameri can Railroad Company. 10 shales Penobscot K. R. Company. 15 share* Portia*. . si Rochester Kail toad Co $1*0,40 scrip In uo .to $ shares olaiutf Ccroral Railroad Company. $lT0o Androscoggin * Kennebec Stock Bond1. h -hares Mount Washington ltoad. 5 shares York & Cumberland Railroad. Terms cash. JOSEPH 1LSLEY, I ortlanJ, Jsii, 5,1 Ht’T—dt.1 Administrator. J. ft*. BAILEY, Auctioneer & Commission Merchant AJUD AEEEA1SEJI, Office 176 Fere St, at Heap. 0art«r & Breeer e January 7—dti C. W. HOLMES, A. IT CTIOXEER, 300 Cuugi'm Sticet, K^Sales of tty kind of property in the City or vi cinity, promptly attended to on the most luvorabie terms._ novlSut! drTcarpenter, Oculist aud Aurist, ARRIVED at the l\ S. HOfEL, PorrlaiiJ, Nov. -'3(1, ami will remain tJl F»h. l.(, where he can be consulted upon Blindness, Ifeartieiei, (Jaianli, Bronchitis, Nasal anil Aural 1'ulypon,Discharge from the Ears, Nuliea in the head, Scrofula, Sere Eyes, Films ami aU Diseases or the E YE, Ear and Tliroat. In most cases the remedies can be applied at home without interfering with the patients occupa tion. Artificial Eyes Inserted Without Tain. CONSULTATION AT OFFICE FREE, Letters must coutaiu One Dollar to ensure an answer. HOME TESTIMONY. The Testimonials below are all received in this State, and can be readily investigated by those desir ous of so doing. 11 ilium*is oi other certificates can be seen at the Dr.'s Office. DEAFNESS. lietjael, Me , Nov 2T, 1 m. During lOye.ns 1 gie»v unruly ucai in one ear mid So iRut m the Other ilr-»t I was iiiimOIo U* bvui uul. .J ad<trc33d vca> loudly, ana lino 'Unagreeable nwim.o In my head. \\ as obliged to absent mvsrif front church aud society on that aceoam. I consulted m; eminent physician in Boston wit boat relict, and auppuataiA must always remain deaf, but about two tears ,i,\. I applied to D^. Carpenter; ulicr the application ei'a course of itis treatment, i could hear a watch tick U feet train either ear, and my hearing remains perfect. 1 aiu 60 years of ago, and teside on iiigh street, Bel fast, Maine, where any {•ersoii can see or bear from mo. Mis. F. A. LEWIS. We have been acquainted willi Mrs. Lewis lor years aud know she was deaf and now hears, and believe the above statement to be correct. REV. C. PALFREY, Pastor of 1st Parish, Belfast. MR. W. M. RUST, Editor of “Belfast Age.” [From the Bangor Whin 4* Owner.) AltOV, Me., Oct. SO. Dr. Carpkvtek, Dear Sir:—un the of Feb ruary last, 1 placed myself under > our ircatmeiu ior Discharge of the Ear, which had continued so long and was so great as to aitect my hearing. After ap plying the medicine pi escribed by you two months, my cars were entirely well and remain the same. Most Respectfully, Miss bUSAN V. HATHAWAY. BLINDNESS. (2>Vcoj» Maine Fanner., In defiance of physicians and all remedies, I gutter ed excruciatingly Irniu dcrululous Sore E>es tcu years, being frequently confined to a dark room. The remedies Dr. Carpenter prescribed hint September, .;t Bangor, cured them entirely, and they rfmain so. KATIE LANG. Passadumkcag, Me., 1800. [From the Maine Farmer.) I was ner.ny blind with Scrofulous Sore Eyes four years, being .. .mined to a dark room and suncring excruciating pain a great por.ien of the time. 1 con sulted many physicians without relict. Di. Carpen ter cured me. Aly sight is now good. 1 reside in Vassal boro’. Airs. 1\ B. LANCASTER. [From the Kennebec Journal of' Augusta. Augusta, Me., Jan., 1«66. i have been cured of Catarrh in it« most disagree able form, ui many years’ standing, by Dr. Carpen ter. 1 suti'cruii from pnirn*. diulncttt and ughlm h* in lay head, continued dbdiargtA great dmicuity in talking aud breathing, felt aa il l bad a bad cold the whole time, and sudered Intensely to the great Im pairment of my beallb, ami was quite discouraged, tor stll 1 had doctored was of uo benefit. But thanks to Dr. i urpenter’s skill, 1 now have none ot these troubles. 1 reside in Whltelield, EPHRAIM MARRINER. [From the Maine Farmer.] I suffered from Catarrh over 20 years. Last winter, when I consulted Dr. Carpenter, 1 bad frequent ana copious discharges, a bad cough, ami my health so much reduced that myself and friends were appre hensive of serious consequences ; but Dr. Carpenter cured inc. 1 am now well, and free from Cntarrh. W. N. SOULE. Cor. Sewall and Court streets, Augusta, Sepf. 14, l*#. STATEMENTS OF THE PRESS. All the published Certificates of Dr. Carpenter are bona jide.—[Maine Farmer. The Certificates, published In our columns, of I>r. Car]-outer's cures are bona jidt to our owru knowledge. He is all he professes to be, and will not, humbug or deceive Hie public.—[Kennebec Journal, Augusta. Dr. Carpenter has entirely cured {tersons in this c4y who have been under treatment at the Eye and Ear lnlirmaries without being bcnclitud.—[Zh'just Aye. Several marked cure- luive come under our observ ation, and we have e..uversed with many others who havo been bene fitted by Dr. Carpenter's treatment, ami we have become satisfied that he is skilltal in the class ot diseases which he treats, aud careful to prom ise only what lie can perform.—[lAmoor Whig tr lour . See other Certificates in City wipers, dec 21—dlin&wlt* Warrow’s Water-Proof Feather Preservative / Sold Wholesale and Retail by MANSFIELD, Nslr Agent* |a5»Odlm* 174 Middle St. S T E -A. Js/L REFIUD SOAPS! leatueTo ooue, WOULD solicit I ho attention ot the trade and consumers to their Standard Brands of STBAM KFFINED SOAPS, -viz: extra, FAMILY, VO. 1. OLKIVK, CHEMICAL OLIVE. (nni ..A 1‘ATKST, SODA, AND AMERICAN CASTILE, n? AQTUiS, in packages suita I'le the trade and laindv us,'. importing direct uur chemicals, and using only the “**} materials, and as our goods arc niauul'actnrcd under i lie personal supervision olour senior iiarlner, wh<> has had thirty years practical exjieiienoe in tho business, we there lore unsure tho public with con demn that we oak and will furnish the Boat Goods at tho Lowest Prices! Having recently enlarged and erected NEW WORKS, mmtaing all the modern Improvements we are enabled to furnish a supply «.l of tho lit’al ^imliiiew adapted to the demand, tor Kx port andDoiut’-lic Cou«uua|»iiou« LEATHE A- GORE’S STEAM REFINED SOAPS! SOM) BY AM, TUB Wholesale Oreiew T hrnunhaul I hr Slate-. Leatho <fe Gore, SOI Caai«srrrlal Si, 47 4 41, i;rul4 Siren, March _ N E W G_0 O D S ! P. B. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 3321-2 Congress Street* Has just received a lino lot of FALL GOODS SnitnUo for the snsnn, which will he made up in he most thorn ugh mauncr. sept 10—cod