Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 12, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 12, 1867 Page 2
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The lfrtclnoM'. ])R]vS.Sl\u THI* HAM. The style of coiffures is decidedly closer to the head than lias been worn for years. The absurd cliiynows and surprising rolls at the side of the face will soon disappear from the promenades and dress circles. Two modes of dressing the hair are at present in vogue. The empire stylo lias much of the hair drawn bad; from the lace; has little curls on the forehead, and the high pull's aud twists of an cient model. This will be found suited to per sons with marked features, aud good necks to he revealed by the upliiled hair. The Gre cian style brings abundance of waved tresses low on the brow, and confines them in close mass behind, women with straight, regular features may wear this style with pride, and fasten the golden grasshopper on their brow, after the old Athenian custom, sacred to those of pure civic blood. A woman with aquiline ibalures will simply look as it she had forgotten herself if she wears this coil fure. To dress the hair after the empire style re quires that the front hair he parted three or four inches from the Brow and turned back, in Chinese fashion, with a short lock on each side of the lace, puffed, through which the ribbon that encircles the head should be pass ed. Five very light short fake curls should be piuueil at the middle parting, to the rib bon. (That’s what it’s tor, to attach this false arrangement to.) .The back hair is to be tied very high, and may then be made into a large braid, by twisting the strands round long, slender frizettes, (which you understand to mean any putting for the hair, whether ot horse hair, netted rolls, or matted hair, or colored wool) and then plaiting them. This braid occupies the back of the head, laid on straight, and the ends secured in the same way as a ‘'waterfall,” or the hair may be di vided into four or five locks, these twisted around slender rolls, aud the puds curled round the back of the head, avoiding even ness of coil, however, and taking for model some grand high twist ot tho fashion plates of the last century, if you can find auch a curiosity. This style gives most persons a better outline of the neck than the old, low lyin<* masses of hair allowed, and on good figures gives a graceful dignity, approaching that of a coronet. By the way, Hat, heavy braids at the back of the hair, and a coil pass ing rountf the top and brow, is at once a clast ic and stylish mode of dressing the hair, very suitable for large heads that require a oom pact form of coiffure. A tavorite style oi dressing me uaca ua:r is in horizontal loops or pulls of different breadth, avoiding the excrescent-like look of the round chignons as much as possible. It is rumored that there will be a great rage for givhig toilet cushions as Christmas presents, as the stuffing of the masses of hair rendered useless by the new fashion can be put to uo better pupose. Persons receiving such gifts may perceive a faint odor of cilronella or co coaine about them which the above hint will fully account for. The front hair is also worn in several hori zontal rolls at the side of the face, aud a gold thread or narrow velvet run between the putt's. False chignons come in pretty style—a flat broad hraul encircled by a cable twist. Com mon switches of hair can be made into em pire twists, and save much trouble of head dressing. The unpleasant flying and snapping ol the hair when brushed in cold weather, may be got rid ot by bolding the head over a hot stave or tlie register a moment. To friz short hair nicely, curl it in many close loops, then thread these out with the Ungers. The straightest hair may be frizzed beautifully without harm to the growth by taking care never to have the curling iron scorching hot. A mixture of ammonia and olive oil will be found one ol the beat hair dressings. l!ut be earetul, whatever you use, don’t scent it with that vulgar pefume, citro nella. _ (Speech of a Negro Soldier. The night before Christmas tlie negroes in Augusta, Ga., met to consider the question of emigrating to land offered by the Government iu Florida, Texas, Alabama and Mississippi. Tlie Bureau ageut explained the matter, and some one suggested that they should send au ageut to Waghington to urge universal am nesty and suffrage. Whereupon an ex-sol dier, colored, said: “Brethren: 1 have seen the lands the Gov ernment offers you; they are not as good as you’d like to have, but you'd belter go and take them. Some of you say,‘what, go an’ leave all I have in Augusta ! But what have you iu Augusta? liave you land or house, or home ? < an you get yonr wages, after you work for them, halt the time? Can you get justice ? You remember ’bout that woman up there, an’ her husband went to help her, and halt a dozen of the white people put their pistols light up to his breast and shot him.— You know they got a jury of all the men that had been in the penitentiary and such bke, uuj Ar.:r i„—.are is, * verdict. JYot Guilty,— [Sensation.] You’d better go. You’d better go at ouce. It’s pretty near time to prepare to piaut the corn. Captain White says you’ll get thirty days rations alter you’re there. That's all well, but it won’t last you long. I expect some ot you will die, with your old masters; for they won't give you your rights. You’re notified not to come on their land, and you all come crowd ing into Augusta; an' I've seen two or three dead in one house an’ hardly can get them buried. [Sensation.] Now mind, if you must die, die for yourselves and your children.— When I shouldered my musket to tight for the freedom of my race 1 never expected to live, I expected to die tor my country, but God has spared me through it all. (Applause.] t lur stranger brother has spoken ol' sending some one to Washington lo look out lor your right to vote. [Tremendous applause.] He’s spoken of universal amnesty. He’s got more charity than I have. I say trike the‘pow er awayforever from the men that tried to destroy this government. These rebels are a great deal better off to-day than they ever expected to be if they were defeated. They expected then that every toot of land would be taken away from them. I was among them. I heard them talk. Look at New Orleans, how our jieople were butchered by the very police that should have protected them. They met together unarmed and peaceably, and they were butchered—ice don’t know how many! Brethren, I don't go in for pardoning such men for they don’t ask God to pardon themselves. An Important Invention. Mr. H. S. Sanboru, of Wisconsin, exhibited, a few weeks since, before the Technological In stitute, an invention recently patented by him for improving the tire-proof quality of sates. It consists iu the adjustment id water vessels in side the safe, next to the walls, in such a way that, when heated, valves are opened by the steam which after bathing the heated walls, es capes through the cracks about the door, car rying off the caloric and keeping down the tem perature of the whole interior to near the boil ing point, thus preserving the contents of the safe for any desirable length ol' time. At a test made in Hadley’s brick-yard, in Somerville, two weeks ago, a safe witli this improvement pres irved its contents entirely uninjured, and with but a slight draft upon its capacity, through a lire that completely destroyed the contents of a similar*Sat'c withoutit. Another experiment was tried at the same place, on Fri day last, with still more remarkable results.— Two safes of similar make and size were used, one with walls just half as thick as those of the other. Into the safe with the thin walls were placed water vessels, according to Sanborn’s plan, of such dimensions that with the addi tion thus made the wails ut the two safes were of equal thickness. Books and papers were put into each. At 9 1-2 o’clock, A. M. a fire was made about them, of dry pine wood, which was kept up through the day. About 2 o’clock black smoke issued from the safe that bad not the improvement in it, showing that, even then, the interior was on fire. Only steam calne out around the door of the. other. At 5 1-2 P. M. the fire was withdrawn. The safes continued nearly red hot two hours longer.— At 7 they were cooled, and half an hour'later they were opened. The contents of the thick wall safe were burnt to aslies. The contents of the bail born sale, although the walls contain ed but 2 1-2 inches ol cement filling, were as sound and fresh as when put in, and the large proportion ot the water still remaining showed that it would have withstood the fire many hours longer. Hus experiment proved to the gentlemen who witnessed it that a safe with Mr. Sanborn s improvement will resist the ef fects of tire at least three times as long as any other safe with the same thickness of walls reckoning as a part of the walls in the Sanborn safe the space which the water vessels occupy aud that this invention can be so applied as to render a safe fire proof for any length of time The philosophical points of this new invention which give it its great value, lie in the tact that nothing bathed in unconfined steam can be heated much above the boiling point, and the water vessels, like everythin" else in the safes _ being thus protected, are little exposed to heat ' and tlie evaporation proceeds so slowly that the water can be made to last as long as may be desired. Wo understand this safe will goon be offered to tbe public for sale. , A I'Rench Amazon.—The Baroness Binet de Mareognet, widow of General Mareognet, died recently in France. She was tlie daugh- j ter ot a Captain Le Mormier, who fell mortally ! wounded in one qf the battles of the first Em pire, and, in dying, besought his intimate friend aud Comrade, Mareognet, then his sinie rior officer to take charge ofhis daughter*^ He accepted the trust. When she attain ed her twentieth year he sent for her, and from 1 that time she shared the fatigues and the dan- I gers oi' her protector until the disbanding of I the army of the Loire. The better to perform 1 this labor of love she assumed the dress of an aid-de-camp. At tlie battle of Waterloo she i hastily jumped into the wagon of the General’s, I where her mother happened to be; saved her by presenting one of the pistols she carried at the officer of ordnance, aud threatening to blow out his brains if persisted in traitorous inten tion of leading them to tlie enemy under the pretext of a false order of the General. In 1838 Md lie. Julie le Mormier became the wife of the Baron de Mareognet, whom she surviv- j ed some years. —A correspondent of a New Haven exchange asks if there is any such“lusus naturae" as sing ing mouse, for if there is he thinks he has one in his house that warbles at night with the sweet ness, harmony and fullness of two or three ca nary- birds. Another writer hM a mouse in lns room which sings every night 1 as sweetly as a canary bird, though not as loud. It has a partiality for bird seed and will eat that in preference to ' anything else; and what is still more singular | the mouse is perfectly at home with two cana ry birds and runs in and out at pleasure, eOllTLAND AND VICINITY. Ni-w Adverliiwmviii. To-l*«v* SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Main's Pure Elderberry and Current Wines. Boots and Shoes—T. E. Moseley <Y Co. Hall’s Vegetable Hair Roncwer. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Store to Let-Joseph H. Webster. For Mobile—New Batk. French Tuition—Evening Classes. Camphor Ice—J. R. Hunt & Co. A Choice Sunday Dinner. To Let—Large Chamber. Paints and Oil Cheap—J. W. Perkius Jt Co. Rogers’ Excelsior Pain C'urer Removal—Tukey, Chase & Co. Apothecaries—A G. Schlotterl.ock A Co. Entice—International Steamship Co. City of Portland—Widening Streets. Fresco Fainter—0. J. Schumacher. Religious Notices. New Jerusalem Church.—The services of the New Jerusalem Society will be held as usual in Park Street Church to-morrow afternoon at .3 o’clock. In i the evening, Rev. Mr. Hayden will deliver the first ; of a series ot lectures on" the “Future Life,” at 7 | o’clock. First Parish Church.—Rev. John It. Efllnger, of Harrisonburg, Va., will preach at the First lar ish Church to-morrow. Vesper service at 7 o clock j P. M. Williston Chapel.—Sabbath School to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon at Williston Chapel, Dan forth St., at li o’clock. Prayer meeting in the evening at 7 o’clock. Seats free. All are invited to attend. Mountfort St. M. E. Church.—Services in this i church to-morrow (Sunday) all dfty at the usual hours. Preaching bv Rev. J. T. Hazlott. In the evening there will be a Sabbath School Concert, commencing at 7 o’clock. All Interested are invited to attend. Spiritual Association.—Rev. A. T. Foss will lecture at Temjierance Hall to-morrow (Sundav) at 10* o’clock A. M. and 2* o’clock P. M. All are in : vited. Washingtonians.—The Sunday evening Temi>er ance Meeting, holden in the Sons of Temperance Hall, Congress Street, will be addressed by Hon. Charles Holden and others. All interested are invited. Ser vices at seven o’clock. Sumner Street Church.— Rev. Dr. Pennington will preach iu the Sumner St. Church to-morrow, all day—morning at 10* o’clock, afternoon at 2* o’clock, and evening at 7 o’clock. Second Parish Church.—The Second Parish Church will unite with that of State Street Church in observing the Lord’s supper, to-morrow at 3 P. M. THU COURTIS. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Frida Y.—Henry A. White, on a search and seiiure process, paid $22.20. Byron Annis, for larceny of a cap, tlie property ot Edwin Goodwin, paid a tine and costs, amounting to $13.17. _ Ah Outsider’* Opinion* We copy the following article from the Gos pol Banner to show how our fellow-citizen, Hon. John B. Brown, is estimated outside of the city of his adoption, and also for the pur pose of correcting a mistake as to the birth place of Mr. B. He was boru in Lancaster, N. H., from which place his father removed to Ox ford County: There is no man in Maine, perhaps, of great er business ability than J. B. Brown, Esq., mer chant of Portland. He was born, if we mis take not, in Oxford County, and commenced operations for himself, a poor boy and in a most humble way, some forty years ago. He is now unquestionably the richest man in Maine, esti mated by some to be worth between tour and five millions of dollars. By the great fire in Portland in July last, many buildings belong ing to him were destroyed. With the double purpose of showing the business capacity and ability of Mr. Brown, and affording our readers an idea of what has been done in Portland in the way of rebuilding since the fire, we present what this one man has accomplished. While the fire was yet raging, he telegraphed to Mr. E. F. Beal, Esq., of Norway, his old master-builder, to come lo Portland, and the next day commenced clearing away the debris, aud has since erected 1. A sugar manufactory nine stories high, which, together with its appendages, required 3,000,000 ot brick and 3,000,000 feet of lumber. The floors of this building make an aggregate of more than four acres. In this building are twelve steam boilers, for boiling the syrup, for motive power aud for warming purposes, each of which is 30 feet in length. There are also three stationary engines. The building con tains 60,000 wrought iron pots for straining the syrup, holding each 14 gallons. Three thousand tons of coal will be required annually to run the manufactory. 3. Since the middle of October Mr. Brown has also built a wharf which he has named "Mer chants’ Wharf," 800 feet long by 70 feet wide, 300 feet of which is solid work and 500 feet is built on piles. 3. On thisfwharf he has erected a warehouse 406 feet long by M wide, and two stories high. All of which is finished and under rent, aud the whole accomplished, let it be remembered, since the middle of October last. 4. Since the fire, J uly 4th, he has also re modeled and erected twenty-three stores on Congress, Middle, Free, Centre, corner of Brown aud Congress, York aud other streets, many of which are first class and most elegant and nearly all of which are finished and under rent. Aud besides all this, Mr. Brown has laid the foundation of ten more stores which he designs to erect in the spring. The cost of all these buildings is no small amount as our readers may judge by a single item. We stated <iL)OVtt tlicit llw aU"iM livuac rt^uirud 00,000 wrought iron pots. These cost $3.00 each, amounting to $180,000 in the aggregate. This is enormous for a single item, aud the facts we give will not be quest oued when we say they come to us, not from any doubtful authority or through any second hand channel, but from the lips ot those best qualified to know. This writing is not designed as merely a com plimentary notice of Mr. Brown, but to speak of him as a business man and relate something of what he is doing towards rebuilding Port land. Still we cannot close what we have to say without an expression of warm approba tion of the man. He is one of Portland's no blest and most enterprising citizens. In giving work under the most generous compensation, lo the hundreds of laboters in his employ, he encourages industry, scatters abroad his ample means and carries blessings to all who share them. And besides, he is a noble patron of every benevolent cause and worthy enterprise. Long may he live to enjoy the fruits of his ef forts and to bless his lellow men, his city and his State. Sinoulab Robbehy.—A gentleman living in the suburbs of the city, on Christmas, invi ted a family gathering, from grandpapas down, to meet at his house and dine. The “gude wife" had made all things ready, the table was set, at the head of which, reclined his majesty —the turkey. Mrs.-was busy as a bee, flit ting from one room to another, putting the last finishing touches to the table arrangements. The kitchen being very warm, the outer door had been left open and the savory odois from within attracted the attention of Nero, fa large Newfoundland dog) who, watching his chance> walked boldly into the dining room aud seized the turkey by “the part that went over the fence last,” just as the lady came out of the cupboard, aud who, seeing the nicely browned bird going out ot the room ahead of the dog, in much the same position as the bowsprit to a Bhip, instantly gave chase with the broom, continuing the pursuit ot the dog and the fowl around the yard, into the woodhouse by one door and out at another, shouting at tbe top of her voice—“let go, you rascal.” But still the turkey would keep just so far ahead of the dog, who also kept out of the reach of the broomstick, all parties going at a high rate of speed, until the lady got fairly exhausted, aud Nero escaped with his prize. The discomfited hostess re-entered the house, looking anything but “mild and lovely,” and announced to the guests the sad loss of the favorite dish—and great was the indignation thereat—but at last a sense of the ludicrousness of the affair be came apparent, and while they feasted upon plum pudding and pies, many were the jokes and great was the laughter. The company separated at the usual time, after one of the most pleasant reunions it was ever their good fortune to enjoy. p. p. Serious Accident.—A staging in front of a house on the corner of Lincoln and "Wilmot street, in process of erection by Mr. Wescott, gave way yesterday when five men were upon it, and they were all precipitated to the ground a distance of some thirty feet. Three of the men, among whom was Mr. Wescott, were se verely injured. Mr, Wescott was injured in the spinal column and thigh, and one whose name we could not learn, had one of his legs badly broken, and the third sustained several wounds and bruises. Railway Traffic.—The following are the receipts of the Grand Trunk Railway for the week ending Jan. 5th, 1867: Passengers,.*......, Bsc sec no Fr<rivlu8«Ftfi!?-lt’ i,ail? a,"j Sundries, . r,)s00 00 * reight and live Stock,. . 00 Corres^nding week last year,!'.! "‘"i.. 00 Increase,. .$8,D0100 JOSEPH HICK$ON, Secretary and Treasurer « incendiarism.—A cliap named I Libby attempted Thursday night to fire a ten- ; ement house occupied by l,iin in the barracks on Portland street. He was arrested yesterday morning, and sent, by the Overseers of the j Poor, to the workhouse, where plenty of em- 1 ployment will be afforded him during the ' winter. . _ Liquor £ eizubes.—The Deputy Marshals 1 yesterday seized two barrels of ale at the shop i of A. G. Cook, Corner of Brown and Congress streets; also, a small quantity of liquor in the shop of Dennis Warren, on Washington street. ! There is another place that the officers know of : which they intend to visit to-day. Good News —The Spring street Mission So ciety, at a meeting held Monday evening voted to open the Spriug Street Mission School at 1 once, and elected Dr. E. Kimball Superintend ent. The school will commence to-morrow at half past one o’clock. All friends of the school are invited. Secretary. A Card.—The Treasurer of “The Associa tion for the Relief of Aged, Indigent.Women,’’ gratefully acknowledges the receipt of 81000, a bequest from the late Mrs. Henry H. Boody, of this oity. Also $75.35 from the contribution ; taken at the late lecture in Central Chureh, Portland, Januaiy, 1807. ITiristinn Association l.eeiiiiesa Dr. Sfcirrs delivered a second lecture last evening, under tlie auspices of the Young Men’s Christian Association. His theme may be de’" fined to be the Saxou element in English his tory. Kobin Hood, as represented by the lec-^ turer, is not merely the merry outlaw ot the ballards, but a partisan chief fighting for lib erty as truly as Ethan Allen or Marion, the central figure of a wide and spreading rebel lion against arbitrary power which pointed and led straight to Magna Charts and constitution al liberty. The Saxon element in English char acter furnished the instinct of personal liberty which in religion protested against the Papa cy. Wiclcliffe sustained the same relation to the popular movement for moral and intellect ual freedom which Robin Hood, a century be fore, bad sustained to the nuveinent for politi cal liberty. The lecture itself was full of tlie robust manhood which it celebrated, vigorous iu diction, utterance, and action, fit words fitly j spoken, manly speech adapted to an age which has seen manly deeds. Amongst the many improvements that have j been made in this city since the fire, the store of Messrs. A. G. Schlotterbeck & Co., 303 Con gress Street, ranks undoubtedly among the j first. Tlie beauty and unity of arrangement are unsurpassable; the good taste and manner of fitting up a store of this kind, is better than lias ever been displayed in this city or State before. For the accurate compounding of prescrip tions this firm has made special arrangements, by placing a second counter for this branch of their business, directly back ot their serving counter, whereby tlie customer and the com pounder of the prescription are so far apart as to make conversation difficult. This gained, mistakes are easily avoided. This is something that has been needed lev a long time, and we congratulate our fellow citizens for this place of safety, as far as medicine is concerned.— Chemicals which change by the rays of light acting upon them, and decomposing the same, are kept in bottles of pure glass, which protects them and preserves them most effectually. An enterprise of this kind, with a choice stock of patent medicines, fancy goods, &c., as this firm has on hand, they cannot but meet with the success they so much deserve. Ml. Stephen's Church. Mr. Editor:—At the meeting of St. Steph en’s Church, the Rector stated that he promis ed those who gave him the $13,000, that not one dollar should be expended to re-building the Church in the lower part of the city. One who was Present. Portland, January 11th, 18C7. Removed.—Messrs. Tukey, Chase & Co., who were burned out of Union street, at the . great fire, are back again and have taken the spacious warehouses Nos. 52 and 54, which they have stocked with a full line of boots and shoes, which are olfered, at wholesale only, at the lowest prices. We regret to learn that the amiable and es timable wife ot City Marshal Heald is at the point of death. Yesterday afternoon there were no hopes of her recovery. Mains’ Elderberry Wine is the best reme dy in the world for Piles. Buy one bottle and try it. For sale by all druggists and country grocers. janl2—W&wly Collision.—Yesterday afternoon a country man’s sleigh was badly damaged, and his load seriously injured, by a collision with the horse cars in Market Square. Cunaervatiam and Radicalism at Augusta. [Correspondence of the Press.] Augusta, Jan. 11,1867. A communication from Augusta in the Ar gus, which appears to be written by one who claims great familiarity with the inside opera tions of the Republican party, among other statements not altogether reliable, alleges that Hon. William P. Frye was supported by the Conservative portion of the party, at the cau cus of last week, for the nomination of Attor ney General. No member of the party or Legislature felt that influence, nor did it even remotely enter into the contest between Mes srs. Frye and Shepley. Both of the Honorable gentlemen were acceptable to the party, as far as relates to their individual opinions on the political question of the day; and on that question there was no division or talk. Mr Frye took occasion to-day, in the House, to refer to the matter on the question of refer- ! euce of that part of the Governor’s message which relates to the Constitutional amend ment, to the Committee on Federal Relations. While he deprecated immediate action, ha said that he was much like 'Jihad. Stevens, who stated that during the last session of Congress, | he “might have been too conservative,but now he was radical.” He entirely repudiates the I idea of conservatism—which statements will ! be considered entirely unnecessary where he ! is best known. General Shepley is cited by the same au thority as the Radical candidate. His asso ciates in the western counties of the State con sidered him sufficiently right and deserving to give him a unanimous support, and his Radi calism was no bar to a unanimous muni tion. They united with his numerous friends in other sections, feeling that the legal experi n ce of later years would bring corresponding ; honor and value to an office which he had re- ' fused in his earlier life. He would have been elected had not his friends been sure that his high legal character and political standing were sufficient guaranties of his nomination. Other parties were steadily at work for their candi dates, and undue importance was attached to the words “I am not a candidate.” It served as a qtietus on active work which is essential for success in a closely contested nomination. ; Other combinations peculiar to legislative cau- ! cuses, lor which Mr. Shepley is not responsi ble, aided in the nomination of Mr. Frye. It is pleasantly over, and the Republican party cqrdially acquiesce in the choice of the convention, bnt not without a settled convic- j tion on the part of all the members of the Legislature, that the vote, or the loss of a nomination does not in any way indicate the unpopularity, or a lack of confidence in the high character or political opinions of General Shepley by the Legislature of 1867. He held in the highest estimation, and the Radi calism of which the Argus speaks, which it opposes, will make him a file leader of a host l ot friends, who may one day aid in planting that banner on the White House at Wash ington. Thebe and Here. County Temperance Convention. The meeting of the County Association held at Freeport on Thursday, was an interesting occasion. The attendance both afternoon and evening was large, and the proceedings harmo nious and satisfactory. O. S. Beale, Esq., of this city read an admirable essay on “Young men and the Temperance Cause,” which we trust to see in print. Miss Augusta Meservc recited in a very pleasant manner—“The Dev il’s visit to Portland,’’and the “Water Drinker,” which received the warm approval of the audi ence. A very lively and entertaining discussion arose on a resolution introduced by Mr. Wal ton, that the Prohibitory law should be amend ed by adding imprisonment for its violation.— Among the speakers were Hon. Seth Seam man and Rev. Mr. Martin of Scarborough, Mr • Harmon of Saco, Messrs. Walton, Reade, F. N. Dow, Rich, and I^-v. S. H. Merrill of Portland, Rev. Mr. Nichols of Pownal, Rev. Messrs. San born and Barrows, and Capt. W. P. Rogers, of Freeport, Mr. Starbird of Falmouth, Mr. Doug lass of Cape Elizabeth and Mr. Stackpole ot Gorham, The resolution was unanimously adopted amidst applause. The following gentlemen were elected officers ofthe Association for the current year: a naoiDEn a . E. H. Starbird, Esq., Falmouth. VICE PRESIDENTS. Hon. A. E. Stevens, Portland. Hon. Seth Scammau, Scarborough. Dr. A. Parsons, Windham. Rev. B. T. Sanborn, Freeport. Hon. Chas. Holden, Portland Hon. J. A. Waterman, Gorham. Dr. Shannon, Cane Elizabeth. Benjamin True, Pownal. Capt. Lane, Yarmouth. Capt. I. T. Quinby, Westbrook. E. A. Sawyer, Portland. Secretary.—F. G. Rich, Portland. Treasurer,—Rev. Mr. Nichols, Powual. Executive Committee,—C. A. Stackpole, O. S. Beale, E. Leach. A large delegation was appointed to attend the State Temperance Convention to be held at Augusta on Thursday 24th of Jan uary instant, with special reference to an amendment of the Liquor law.— It would seem to be the purpose of the friends of temperance in this State to push that matter until the end shall be accom plished, namely: Imprisonment as a penalty for the sale of intoxicating drinks. Medical.—A meeting of the Homseopathic physicians of this State has been called at Au gusta, Tuesday, the 15th inst., for the purpose of organizing a State Hoimeopathic Medical Society. The necessity for such an organization has long been felt by the members of the profes sion, and it is expected the forthcoming meet ing will be one of unusual interest to those who have adopted this system of practice. THE STATE. —Postmaster General Randall has appoint ed E. Brown, Postmaster at Webb’s Mills, vice It. M. Webb, deceased. —Returns received at the office of the Secre tary of State, show that during the last year there were two hundred and sixty-five bears killed in this State. In Penobscot county alone there were one hundred and nine killed, and in the town ot Lincoln torty-tive. The re turns show that there were only lour wolves killed in the entire State during the year. —Capt. David Hinckley, of Livermore in this State, who voted for Washington at his first election, and has voted at every Presiden tial election since, entered upon his 102d year on the 8th inst. Capt. H., though blind, is en joying good health. —A salmon dinner, the first of the season, was served in Bangor on Wednesday. —Mrs. P. A. Hannaford of Boston, lectures in Bath on Monday, upon “Sunbeams and Shadows.” The Farmington Chronicle says Samuel Becdy of Phillips, raised this season on eight acres of land, five hundred bushels of oats.— The market price of this grain is about fifty five cents. —The citizens of Wilton, without respect to party or color, have petitioned the Postmaster General tojre-instate R. B. Fuller, Esq., to the office of Postmaster in that town. —The Oxford Democrat learns that on New Year’s day, Mrs. Silvanu3 Poor, ot Andovor( made a call at the residence of a neighbor.— On going out sho opened tlie wrong door, and not noticing the mistake, stepped off the stairs and iell to the bottom of the cellar. She was severely bruised, and the spine injured so much that she is entirely paralyzed below her shoulders. —The citizens of Lewiston and Auburn have agreed to raise 85,000 in aid of the Bates Col lege fund. —The Farnsworth Woolen Mill at Lisbon Plains, owned largely by the Libby's of this city, runs six sets of machinery, employs 85 op eratives whose monthly pay-roll is about 83,000 consumes about 200,000 pounds of wool annual ly, and manufactures from 7000 to 8000 yards of woolen cloths of varions kinds and styles per week. _ seueioi'8. —The consecration of the Rev. Dr. Neely, we understand, is expected to take place in Trinity Chapel, New York City, on St. Paul’s Day. —Rev. John Parsons was installed pastor of First Parish Church in York this week. —Rev. J. M. W. Smith, of Pittsfield, is en gaged to preach one-fourth of the time in Ca naau. —The East Maine Conference will meet at Bucksport next May, and the Maine Confer ence at Bath the same week. Bishop Scott will preside in the Maine, and Bishop D. W. Clark, who has been in Mt. Desert, will pre side in the East Maine. —The Free Baptists of Houlton have had in contemplation for some time past, the erection of a meeting house. An excellent lot has been secured, and a subscription is now in circula tion to obtain the necessary funds to build in the spring. —A Baptist church at Richmond, Va., ha3 refused to receive members immersed by non Baptists. —The Inquirer, Unitarian organ in New York, gives plaoo to a nery paper, the Liberal Christian, a step towards a union between tbe Unitarians and Universalists. It is to recog nize all liberal Christians of whatever name, and no name, as brothers and allies. Drs. Bellows and Osgood and leading Unitarian and Universalist ministers are to contribute to the new paper. —The Universalist Society have voted to build a chapel on the lot owned by them in Biddeford, at a cost of $o,000. Subscriptions to the amount of $1,000 have already been re ceived. —Rev. Moses Cummings, a clergyman of the Bible Christian denomination, and many years editor of the Christian Herald and Mes senger, died in New York on Saturday. —Bishop Simpson recently preached in Turner Hall, Galveston, Texas. No church was open to him. —The Aroostook Times says Rev. Mr. Mur ray, of Dorchester, has signified his intention at the solicitation of leading members of the Unitarian society of that place, of accepting the pastorate of the church at Houlton. —Father Hyacinthe, the sensational preach er of Paris, closed a recent sermon at Notre Dame thus: “But what might happen—but shall not—is that France may descend from her rank in the West. Ah! if we only send to those great Christian countries—to that Germany which fasts on the eve of battle, and which carries the New Testament in the shako of her soldiers—to that England which orders national prayer in her days of humiliation, and which respects the Sabbath, to the glory of her industry and her civilization—to that America which proclaims after each crisis that faith in God is the condition of her salva tion and her greatness—if, I say, we only send to these countries the echo of an abject skepti cism, and an immorality more abject still, what will be, great God! the future of France? Ah! let us invoke no more liberty and democracy. The diroct and legitimate heir of all skepti cism and of all corruption is not liberty—it is servitude.” —Public meetings are held iu Canada to or ganize opposition to the ritualist movement. P olilical Tests iu Navy Yards. • Washington, Jan. 11, 1867. Tbe Secretary oi the Navy, in compliance with instructions, has sent to the Senate a re port covering all orders issued relative to the employment of men in the Norfolk- navy yard since the close of tbe war. There are some thinglike sixteen hundred pages of manuscript. Much of the matter is of no general interest or consequence, but a portion thereof is of signifi cance as showing how tbe Secretary manages the navy yards for political purposes. It ap pears that some time in the latter part of last September an order was issued by the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, by direction of the Secretary, to inquire into the political sta tus of workmen in the yard. Among the doc uments submitted is a letter dated Sept. 31, at Norfolk, aduressed to the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, in which he says: “In compliance with your orders the investi gations have been continued. I sent for Naval Constructor Hanscom, Chief Engineer Newell and Civil Engineer Worrell and asked for the results of their inquiries. Mr. Newell states that his foreman of machinists, James H. Clemer ts, went to the September Convention as a delegate accompanied by pattern maker James W. Brownley, and I have directed these men tp be suspended and await the orders of the bureau.” This precious document, showing that men were dismissed for attending the convention ol Southern loyalists, is endorsed by Joseph Smith, Chief of the Bureau oi Yards and Docks, as lolloiys:—1“This bureau docs not consider the n to the Convention as a delegate as a cause unissal." It also bears the (allowing in dorsement bv the Secretary of the Navy him self:—“The character and doings of the conven tion at Phildelphia could have been attended only tor partisan purposes, hostile to the ad ministration.” The papers do not contain the formal dismissal of these two men, but their fate is evident endugh from the Secretary’s in dorsement. The spirit of Mr. Welles is further apparent from a letter sent by him on tbe 20th of Octo ber, 1866, to Admiral Bowen, relative to the employment of temporary hands in the yard.— Ho gives him authority to employ' those in whose loyalty he has confidence, without re gard to their past course, and in order that bis moaning may beclear—in order that the admir al may understand that supporters of Congress are not to he employed, and are put on the same looting as original rebels,—he adds:— “It has not been the policy oi this department to give countenance or encouragement to dis unionists of any description.* Those whose op posethe government in its efforts to establish national unity, whether claiming that States have the right to voluntarily withdraw from the Union by secession, or striving hy arbitrary and illegal power to exclude States from the Union, and deprive them of their guaranteed constitutional rights, are not deemed worthy of service.”—Dispatch to the Boston Advertiser. Impeachment.—An exchange thinks the most effective promoters of the impeachment of the President are men like Mr. W. N. Ea ton, who, at the Connecticut Democratic con vention the other day, had the supreme folly to say that if Congress dared to go on with the matter, “a million of democrats would rise in arms and rally to the defence of the President.” Let it be once understood that a resort to a process expressly authorized by the Constitu tion is to be resisted by force or is to be hin dered by threats of force, and Congress will find it not only expedient but necessary to put the machinery in motion, in which case Mr. Eaton or anybody else who gets in the way> will be very likely to be ground up. Paientl — Patents have been granted to Amos Wilder, of Calais, for improved blacking box holder, and David M. Ayer, of Lewiston, for improvement in boots and shoes. —TlieN. Y. Evening Gazette says: “Since the close of the war nearly all the broken down boarding schools in the vicinity of New York have been changed into military schools. The result is that youne prigs of cadets are every where to be seen. Tho main ambition of the schools seem to be to deck out the boys in brass and stripes and fdkthers. All of which must be very pleasant to soldiers of the regular army, whose uniforms are imitated with great exactness.” North Carolina. A Washington dis patch of Thursday says: Among tlio document* laid before the House to-day was a memorial signed by A. H. Jones, representative elect prom the Charlotte dis trict, North Carolina, and 1438 citizens of that section of the State, praying Congress to div ide the Slate and let the loyal men of the western halforganizc anew State government. If this cannot he done, they urgentiy ask a re organization of the present State government

on a loyal basis. The sighuers of the mem orial embrace many of the leading men of j Western North Carolina, and it is looked upon as one of the most important papers presented at this section of Congress. A Card. New York, Jan. 10.—The undersigned have j pleasure in announcing to the Newspaper ! Press of the United States and to the public that the differences which have lately existed between themselves, the newspapers and the news organizations which they represent, have been adjusted satisfactorily to all parties. It is a part of this adjustment that all the news papers of the country are restored to their for mer amicable relations to the New York Asso ciated Press, the World retaining membership in the Associated Press; that the United States ' and European News Association, w hose con tract with the lleuter Company and lease of the New Orleans and Balize Telegraph are transferred to the Associated Press, withdraws from that part of their business which includes the sale of news to newspapers, and that a contract for the mutual exchange of news has been executed between the New York Asso ciated Press and the Western Association.— This adjustment will take effect Saturday night, Jan. 12, 18G7. W. C. PRIME, President of N. Y. Associated Press. N. Y. World and U. S & E. News Association. Tn£ last days of ex-President Martin Van Buron were made comfortable by the use of Jona9 Whit comb’s Asthma Remedy. Letters in our possession from his physician, and from Mr. Van Buren himself, express much gratification with the results of its use Extracts from the “Life of Washington Irving,” by bia nephew, Pierre M. Irving, vol. iv. page 272: “The doctor prescribed, as an experiment,—wbat had been suggested by Dr. (O. W.) Holmes on tils late visit,—1'Jonaa Whitcomb’s Remedy for Asthma,’ a teaspoonftil in a wine-glass of wator. to be taken every four hours. A good night was the result.” In no case ol purely Asthmatic character has it l&ilod to give prompt reliel, and, in many cases, a permanent cure has been effected. No danger need be apprehended from its use. An infant may take it with perfect safety. iSee Circular.) Joseph Bur nett A Co., Boston, sole proprietors. Sold every where. janl2 SPECIAL notices. Hall’s Vegetable SICILIAN HAIR RENEWER Is the best article known to preserve the hair. It will positively restore Gray Hair • to its Original Color. It keeps the hair trom tailing out. It is the best dressing in the world, making lifeless, slilf, brashy hair, healihy, soft and glossy. Price $1.00. For •ale by all druggists. It. P.' HALL & CO., Nashua, N. H., Proprietors. janl2d&wlw3 sn Alains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wines. So highly recommended by Physicians, may be found at the wholesale drug store* of Win. W Whip ple St Co., H. H. Hay, W. F. Phillips & Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins & Co. janl2sNdly Gentlemen’s Routs and Shoes of the finest stock and best workmanship, can be had of T. E. MOSELEY St CO., Summer Sr., Boston. jaul2dlt A Sure 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 i wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMAINE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26dSmsN A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, [Requires immediate attention, AND SHOULD BE CnECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Luugs, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BROWN'S BRONCHIA L TROCHES i HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE FARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. > For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, I TROCHES ARE USED WITn ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS, ftingers and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speakiug, and relieving the throat alter an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by ; Physicians, and have had testimonials from emiuc-nt men throughout the country. Being an article oi true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, oach year tinds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troche^ are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only ‘‘Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of tlie worthless imitations that may be offered, sold everwuere Dec 4—d&w6m sn Why Suffer from Sores ? When by tho use ol the ARNICA OINTMENT, you can easily be cured. It lias relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, Chaffed Hands, Sprains, Chilblains, Sore Lips, Waiits, Cuts, Boils, Eruptions, and every complaint of the Skin. Try it tor it costs but 25c. Be sure to asx for HALE’S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Druggists, or seud 35c to O. P. Meymoiar dr Coi, Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail, dec 29 sn dim COLGATE dc CO.’S, W INTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hands and for i general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and fancy goods dealers. SNdec24tofeblO FELLOWS ORIGINAL WORM LOZENGES. TATTE can with eonlidenre point to FELLOW’S v v WORM LOZENGES as the most perfect rem edy for those troublesome pests, INTESTINAL WORMS. After years of careful experiment, success has crowned our efforts, and we now offer to the world a confection without a single fault, being sate, con venient, effectual and pleasant. No injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle of calomel enters their composition. They may be used without further preparation, and at any time. Children will eagerly devour all you give them, and ask for more. They' never tail in ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, even when lie is not afflicted with worms. Various remedies have from time to time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of wormseed, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes laial consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Lozenges, 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. In order to assure consumers of tho genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis ot Dr. A. A. HAYES, State Assay cr, is annexed:' “I have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS & CO., and lind 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. Assayei to the State of Mass. Price 25 cents per Box j Five for $1. GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of the New England Botanic Depot, lu6 llanover Street, Boston Mass., Sole Agent for the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. Bdf/“Sold by dealers in Medicines everywhere. oct5-deow6msN li WI STAR’S BAL8A3I —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEls USED NEARLY HALF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Cold®, lYoarnraie®®, Sore Throat, Iniliicuza, W hooping Cough, Croup. Liver Complaint®, Bronchitis, Difficult)' of Breathing, Asthma and every affection of THE T il COAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended tne appli cation of this mod cine in all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, lias induced many Physicians of high standing to | employ it in their practice, some oi whom advise us of the tact under their own signatures. Wc have space only for the names ot a few of these:— E. Hoyden, M. d.. Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. K. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. U. \V. II. Webb, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. V. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. D., Boundbrook, N. ,T. H. I). Mabtin, M. IJ., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls oi Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; lor the ; filme and virtues oi AYiulnr's Bal.nin have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits of our own country. Prepared By SETH W. FOWLE & SON. 18 Tre- S moni Street, Boston, and so d by all Diug-nsts and Dealers generally, (IKACE’MCELKIlltATED HALVE!1 Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.} &c Grace’* Celebrated Naive! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell- ' ings and inflammations, as if by magic: thus afford lug reliei and a complete cure. aS£}$ sent by mail lor 35 cents. SETH W . TOWLE & SON, 18 Tremont St. Boston, 1 Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers genor- 1 ally* Febl9, "06—SN'eodT.T.s&wcow Batchelor’s Hair Bye. This splendid Hair Dye is the best in the world The only true anti perfect Dye—Harmless. Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black 01 Brown. Remedies the ill eifects of Batl Dyes. Invigorates the hair, ltaving I it solt and boantitul. The genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold bv all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York* pT Beware *f n counterfeit. November 10, I86fl. dly6n SPECIAL Nomn. Long Sought For ! Come at Last! Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the al»«n« naineil article may he found for sale by all Ciiy Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure iuiceot the Gerry, and unadulterated by any impure . ngredient, we can Hcnrtilv recommend it to the sick ] as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addetli length, To the mighty it addetli strength,” 'Tie a balm for the sick, a joy for t lie well— Druggists uml Grocers buy and sell illAVXN’ KLDbRBEHBV WINE, nov 27 a n d&wtl' Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are I now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the J trade anu the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure ot all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result ol which to to produce oottivonetfl and other Mriena difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, ami all the .earthl menial and bodily symptoms that follow in the train ot 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. Warren's Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Cold*, C oughs, C'nlarrh and Consumption, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs. 03^For sale bv all Druggists. Manufactured by , 11. If. UUADBUKY, octlod&wsNOm Druggist, Bangor. For Cough*., C’oIiIm und Consumption, Trv the old and well known VEGETABLE PIIJIOVAKI BA EMAitl, approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd&w6ni Boston, Proprietors. MARRIED. In this city, Jan. 10, by Rev. C. F. Allen, George A. Card ami Miss Emma L. Sin tb, both of this city. In this cky, Jan. 10, by Kev. C. F. Allen, John F. Green and Miss Marcia C. Sinnot, both ot Portland: also, by same. Robert W. Higgins and Miss Hannah D. Ilawos, both ot Welltieot, Mass. In Cape Elizabeth, Jan. in, by Rev. H. M. Vaill, Prof. Geo. R. Ros-eter, of Marietta College, Ohio, and Harriet M. Webster, of C. E. In Gorham, Jan. 1, by Rev. D. A. Maddox, Edw. M. Peabody, o» Buxton, and Miss Jennie C. Smith, of Hollis. Also, by same, Andrew B. Billion and Eva F Rich, both ol Standish. Also, Sara’l Nason and Miss Mary M. Gilkey, both of Gorham. In Wiscasset, Jan. 1, It chard T. Ruud left and Georgie Gilman, daughter of Capt. J. G. White. In Vinalhaven. Jan. 1, Capt. Simeon Co: ant and \ Mrs. Susan G. Wasgatt. In Union, Dec. 29, Capt. Wm. Fountain, of Rock- i laud, and Miss Martha N. Boggs, of Warren. In Belfast, Jan. 1, Jas P. Hobbs, ol Hope, and Nanev M. Miller, of Lincolnville. In Belfast, Dec. 27, George A. Sherman and Rose ' E. Ellis. In Vinalhaven, Dec. 28, J. C. Ryan, ol Boston, j and Lydia F. Carver, ol V. DIED. In this city, Jan. 11, Mrs. Sophia, relict ot the late Thomas Merrill, Esq., aged 73 years 2 months. In Westbrook, Jan. 9, Mrs. Mariam, wife oi Jam s | F. Tapley, aged 63 years 7 months. [mineral lilts Saturday aileruoon, at 1 o’clock.! ! in Bristol, Jan. 6, Mr. Moses G. Varney, aged 78 years 8 months. In Biddetbrd, Dec. 17, Mrs. Ell. n M., widow of the late Cyrus Gordon, Esq., aged 57 years. In Parsonstield, Dec. 12, Miss Sally Fendcrson, aged 71 years. fn Kittcry, Dec. 15, Mrs. Eunice F., wile ol Benj. Jenkins, aged 46 years. In Beliast, Jan. 2, Mrs. Mary, widow of the !ato j Obod Hussey, of Hallowell. In Swanville, Dec. 26, by drowning, Mr. John B. j Chase, aged 36 years. IMPORTS. LIVERPOOL, st. amsiiip Belgian-—!# eases ma- j chinery, 61 capes mdse, Ba. ing Bros; 50 cases oran ges, o. der; 2 cases mdse, T Paddock; 7 cases mdse, lir &• Am Ex; 12 cases mdse, J E Prindie; 6bales linens, C M Bailey; 2 eases mdse, order; 140 bdle steel, Eben Corey; 2 cases mdse, A get G T R; 15 boxes oranges. Canadian Ex Co. APPLE RIVER. NS. Sch Quickstep—325 pieces spruce pile, master. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. Hibern an.Portland... .Liverpool.Jan 12 (.Tty Washington. ..New York. .Livi-rdool... .Jan 12 Atalanta.New York..London.Jan 12 Hibernia.New York. .Glasgow.Jan 12 j Pennsylvania.New York Liverpool. Jan 12 ( Han /.a.New York. .Bremen.Jan 12 i Manhattan.New York .liav& VCruz.Jan 15 Erin.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 16 1 City o' Dublin.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 16 Columbia. .New York .Havana.Jan 17 Belgian.Portland—Liverpool.Jan 19 Saxonia.New York.. Hamburg.Ian 19 I City of Paris.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 19 Etna.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 19 Rising Star.New York. .California_Jan 21 North America.New York.. Rio Janeiro . .Jan 22 Moro Castle.New York..Havana.Jun2l Bremen.New York. .Bremen.Jan 26 Miniature Almanac.January 12. sun rises Sun sets. Moon sets.11.51 I'M Hiffh water. 4.00 PM MARI ISTE 1ST E¥8 PORT OP PORTLAND. Friday* January 11* ARRIVED. Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, St John via Eastport for Boston. Brig Edwin, Clark, Bos on. Sch Quick;-tep, (Br) Dickson, Apple River, NS. Sch EG Willard, Parsons, Philadelphia Sch Bramhall, Hamilton, New York. Sch Packet Grant. Boston. Sch Idaho, Wascott. Boston. Sch Bucco, (Br) Chalmers, Bostou, toloadior St John, Nil Sch Beni Franklin, Grindle. Bostou lor Bucksport. Schs Decora. Ingalls, and St Lawrence, Colbeth, Bo-ion tor Mucliias. Sch Win Po e. Libby, Boston for Maehias. Schs Gen Meade, Ferguson, and uak Grove, Bur- j gess, Boston for Belfast. Schs Flatten See, Baily, and Glide, Rollins, Boston I for Damariscotta. Sch J H (Jounce, Billiugs, Bucksport for N York. ; CLEARED. Biig Snow Bird, (Br) Bacon, Matanzas—Phinny &* Jaikson. Brig Clara M Goodrich, Look, Havana — Isaac 1 Emery. Sch'F A Pike, Gove, Sagua—E Churchill & Co. Sch Nile, Oliver, Boston—J 1 Libby. NOT ICE TO MARINERS. Notice is hereby given that the Pollock Pip Light ' I Vessel was replace 1 on her station 011 the 10th mat 1 and her light exhibited as usual. By order of the Lighthouse Board, G S BLAKE. Lighthouse Inspector, zd District. Boston, Jan. 11, 1867. DISASTERS. A d spatch from’ Hole 11th, say» steamer I Equator, Clark, from Halifax ior Portland, had put j into that port with loss of smoke slack, steam pipe , and i.tlier damage. Advices from Singapore, of Nov 15, states that a , ship supposed the Queen of the Ease Irom Foc-chow ; for New York, had been lost 011 Pratas shoal. Brig Alrnon Howell, 01 Portland, recently ashore i at Dutch Island, has discharged her cargo of salt at Newport and will go on the marine railway tor re pairs. DISASTERS. NEW ORLEANS—Ar8th, barque Almoner, Car ver, Boston. Cld 8tb, ship Turitan, Knowles, Liverpool. Towed to 8ea prev to «»th, ship John Siduey. MOBILE—Ar 2d inst, i-ch Bedabodec, Rowe, trom Indianola. SAVANNAH—Ar 8th, brigs Hattie. Thomas Bal timore; Jenny Achrrn, Achorn, Rockland. Cld 8til, barque John S Harris, Kenney, Liverpool; 9th, brig L Staples, Stowers, Boston. CHARLESTON—Ar 5th, brig Abby Watson, Wat son, New York. Ar btk, sell Nellie Tarbox, Pendleton, Baltimore. CM 5th, barque Orchilla. Havener, New York. GEORGETOWN, SC—CM diet, sch it E Pecker, Sherman, St John, Pit. WILMINGTON, NC—Ar 6tb, sch John A Griffin, Foster, from Charleston for Philadelphia. BALTIMORE—Ar 8tli, sch Anna Freeman, Reed, New York. Cl 1 8Jh, sch Eliza France-, Sawver, Charleston. Cld 9th, sch Carr.e Melvin, Watts, Batli. Ar loth, barque Jennie Prince, Prince, Portland; sch Hcdiugtou, Gregory, Rowland. Sid 8th, sch AzcMa A Laura. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 9th, sch Fanny Keating, Daniels, Portland. NEW YORK—Ar 9th, sch Wbimey Long, Hayes, Baltimore. Cld 9th, sch Mary Grace, (Br) Pettis, Parsboro via Portland. Ar 11th, ship Swallow, Dreyer, Callao. Cld lltli, ship F H Cutting. Tyson,fir Savannah; barque Halcvon, Hubbard, New Orleans; brig Nel lie Ware, Ware, .Mans an ilia; schs Franconia, Tie worgv, Demerara ; Paul Seavvey, Guldve , Wil mington. NC. BRISTOL—Ar 7th, seb Blue Bell, Martin, Irom . Providen. e, to load lor Matanzas. FALL RIVER—sld 9tb, sell May Day, Adams, for Baltimore. HOLMES’ HOLE—Ar 9th. schs Hattie Anna,Lord. Elizabethport for Boston; Shooting Star, Coc, trom Newcastle. Del, lor Salem. In port, brigs Edw 11 H Kennedy, I. T Knight, Potomac; schs J E damage, Pavdi u. Sarah Gardi ner, Adml Furragut, Northern Light. Hattie Ross, Transit, C W Locke, Wm Slater, F A Baizlcy, Hat tic Anna, Elwood Doran, Shooting Star, E G Wil lard, Camilla, Nicola, ( lint on, Girolte, Vulcan. Geo Gilman, Lyndon, Charlie & Willie, Mary E Gage, Mary Louisa, Bosina, Anna Myrick, Harper. BOSTON—Ar luth, sch Cora Morrison, Higgins, Craney Island. Ar Uth, brig Glendale, Munroe, Mobile; sclis R N I Atwood, Doane, St Marcs, Hayti : Mary Lou su ' Steelman, New burg; Boxer, Wells, Yarmouth; Cit- 1 izen. Upton, and Shawmut, Ricker, Portland. ! Below, ship Zimi, from London. Cld 11th, barque Caroline Lemont, llowker. New Orleans; brig Emily Fisher, Shack lord, Truudad. ! SALEM—sailed 10th, brig Edwin, Clark, mi Bos- ! ton lor Portland; sehs Bramhall, Hamilton, N York tor do; Joseph, McCarthy; Mazurke, Kimball, and S«»lon, Colt, Bostou tor Belfast. HUKTS, Ar at Batavia, Nov 10, ship Mindora, Allen, from Boston. Ar at Singapore Nov 9, ship Pocahontas, Graves, Hong Kong. Ar at Callao 17th nit, ships Washington Libby. , Minot. Melbourne; loth, Europa, Patten, Chinchas. Sid 17th. ships Eliphalet Greeley, Cutter. Antwerp; | 19th, Sarali Newman. Giles, Chinchas; 20ih, Osceola, Bennett, Hampton Beads; 21st, John Bryant, Gar diner, United Stab s. • At Malaga 22d ult, barque Pearl, Freeman, tor ! New York, lag. At Gibraltar 18th ult, barque Ann Elizabeth, Nor grave, from Philadelphia, nr 13th, wtg orders. Sid I'm Aspinwall 27th ult, brig Star oi Faith, Peak for Mexico. At Miragoane 14th alt, sell Rosa way, Teel, tor Bos ton in 10 days. Ar at Aspinwall 2f*tli ult, brigs T H Todd, McGutr, New York; 27th, L L Wadsworth, Bailey, do; 29th, barque Lavinia, Davis, do; gist, brig H F Eaten, Reed, do. Ar at Havana 2d mar. brigs R S Ha-sell, Staples. I Belfast; General Marshall, Ellis, Mantua; Havana, Dennis. Sullivan. , Sid 1st. barques George S Hunt, Woouburv, New - York; 3d, H DStover, Pierce, Trinidad; brig Gen | Marshall, Ellis, Baltimore. i < A rat Matanzas 29th ult, sch Sabino. Morrison, Darieii. Ga; 2d inst, barque Almira Coombs, Wil son, Boston. Ar at Cardenas 20th ult, brig Corriantes, Lord, Ellsworth. Ar at St John, NB, 3d Inst, sch Adria, Crossiey. Portland. SPOKEN 1 Deo 18, lat 49, lou 7, ship Hudson, Pratt, from Lon don tor New York. NEW AIM EKTIhEMENTS. GREAT DISCOVERY] liOGKBS’ Excelsior Pain Purer. Tlic Host Preparation Ever .Undo . For the following Complaints: ALL ifS' OUS and NEURALGIC PAINS. PLEURISY PAINS kheumatism, toothache. stiff neck, headache, earache, diphtheria Also invaluable in all cu*»of ! Try It and you will be satlsfled. Manutbclured and sold wholesale and retail by w. w. Royers, Hampden i Corner, Maine. Sold in Portland by pi. pp. ppay j A in., wholesalejuiU retaiL__jataillui* CITY OF PORTLAND. ill HERE AS the City Council, on llie eeveutb day ' \ V of Jan., A. D. 1867, passed an order directing the Committee on laying out and widening Streets, i to consider the expediency of widening f ranklin st., from Congress to Commercial Street: therefore, Notice Is hereby given to all parties interested, that the .Joint Standing Committee of the City Council on laying out new streets, will meet to hear the parties and view the pioj»ot»cd way on the 19th day ol Jam, 1867, ut three o’clock in the afternoon, at the corner of Congre>s and Franklin Streets, and will then and there proceed u> deter mine and adjudge whether the public convenience requires said street or way to be laid out. Given under our hands ou this eleventh day ol January, A. D. 1867. Auo. £. Stevens, Edmund Pninney, Ambrose Uiddings, Jos. Bradford, Elias Chase, W. P. Files. Committee on Laying out and widening Streets. janl'd7t A. G. SCHLOTTEBBECK & CO, j Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Congress St, one door above Brown, j PUHTI.AM), HE. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions Is one of our Specialities. I’sin g Preparai Iona of our own manuufucture, we are able to vouch lor their purity. We also keep on hand a full supply of LCBIN’S EXTRACTS, POWDER and SuAP, FANCY GOODS, Toilet Articles, heed’s Liquid Dye Colors. Wil on’rt Herbs, March's Celebrated Trusses and Supporters, Patent Medicines, Hair Restorers, Ci gars, Tobacco, Artiste’ .Halerial*, Ac., Ac. Jan 22—d2m REMOVAL ! TO KEY, CIIANE, A' CO., Jobbers of Boot* Nbori A Rubber*., have tills day re moved to new store Nos. 5*4 & 54 Union Street. While thanking our friends for the patronage ex tended to us heretofore we would invite them and the public generally to give us a call at our new place of business. Portland. January 11, 1867. jal2d2w C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflcc at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Schlolter beck A Co., 303 Congress St, Portland,.Vie, jal2dtf One door above Brown. PAINTS AND OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and for sale duty free, for use on the bnmt district, Strictly Pure English I.end and Oil ! Rebuildcrs will effect a great saving by purchasing in this way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by «V. W. PERKIN* A' CO., .1aiil2d3t 86 Commercial street. Notice. iHE Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the International Steamship Company, will be held at their office,corner of Unionland Commercial Sts,on j Wednesday, January 23rd, 1867, at 3 o’clock P. M. for the choice of Officers, and the transaction of any other business that may legally come before them. H. J. LIBBY, Secretary. Portland, January 12th, 1867. dtd i For Mobile The newr Bark now loading at Parley's Wliarf will liave immediate dispatch. For freight or passage apply to C. M. DAVIS A CO., 117 Commercial street. Portland, Jan. 12,1*67. dlw French Tuition—-Evening Classes. A GENTLEMAN lately from France, having some spar e hours iu the evening, winhes some pupils in that branch. Terms moderate. Apply at No. M Clark street, between tj and 10 o’clock P. M. janl2d3i* Camphor Ice. OF the same unrivalled quality manutactured by us for the last ten years, we are now prepared to furnish consumers and'the trade, iu any quantity J. R. LUNT A CO., Jal2d3t 348 Congress St. A Choice Sunday Dinner. SOME of those rich Norfolk Oysters, prepared to suit the taste of the most fastidious, for Sunday Dinner, at TIMMONS A HAWES, 15 and 16 Market Square._ Janl2d3t* Store to Let. STORE No. 2 Central Wharf Is for rent on a least of one or more years. Enquire of JOSEPH H. WEBSTER, janVJdlw*_ No. 10 South street. TO LET. LARGE CHAMBER No 4 Free Street Block. Ap ply to jal2dlw# FRED. F. HALE, PM.VO-fOJf TE. INNTKKTION GIVEN on tbe PIANO FORTE, by Miss AGNES McC. LORD, 137 Congrru Street. January 4,1867. Jajdtf IRON AND ItEEL ! EBEN COREY, Nos. 9 and 11 Moulton Street, Near Foot of Exchange fit, Portland, Importer ami Dealer in all kinde of Bar, Hoop, Oval & Half Round IRON ! Greave*s Spring Jb Corking STEEL! Win. Jcssop A Son’s Cast Steel Carriage Tyer Steel. Swede mid Norw'ay Shape*, Nail Rod*, Horae »hoc* and Nail*, _ . Carriage Molts, Nul* and Washer, Roll Ends, Rivets, ftlallable Castings, Mellows, Anvils, Vises, Tyer Readers Screw Plates, Hand Drill*, Ac. lOP’ Agency for tlie sale of Carriage Springs and Axles, at Manufacturers’ prices. {Eir^Wauteda Salesman acquainted with the Iron Trade. January 5, 1867. jaSdbwlm For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, i from a fishing Schooner of 100 tons; also Top sails, Fore and Mainsails, second hand. SAMPSON & CON ANT, decldtf No. 19 & 20 Commercial Wharf. » -X- JSi -A. JVC DEFINED SOAPS! I.t.l I IIlT.f GORR, WOULD solicit the attention of the trade and consumer* to their Standard Biand* of STEAM REFINED SOAPS, -viz: EXTRA, FAMILY, NO. 1. OLEINE, CHEMICAL OLIVE, CRANE’S PATENT, SODA, AND AMERICAN CASTILE, All of SUPERIOR QUALITIES, in package* suita ble for the trade and family use. Importing direct our chemicals, and using only the best materials, and as our good* are manufactured under the personal supervision ot our senior partner, I who lias had thirty vears practical experience in- the business, we therefore assure the public with con deuce that we can and will furnish the Beat Goods at the Lowest Prices! Having recently enlarged and erected NEW WORKS, containg all the modern improvements, we are enabled to turuish a supply of Soups of the Best Q.uulitics, adapted to the demand, lor Ex port and Domestic Consumption* LEATUE a GORE’S STEAM REFINED SOAPS 1 SOLD BY ALL THE Wholesale Grocers Throughout the Stale Leathe & Ofore, 307 Coutiurrciul Si, 17 &. 40 Brack Siren, PORTLAND, MAINE March 20—<itl Flour, Meal, Ac. lOO BBLS. Baltimore Fanuly Flour. 100 “ Baltimore extra Flour, lo 1 Itye Flour. 10 , Buckwheat. 30 half bbls. Buckwheat. 40 bbls. superior new Oat Meal. -& “ kiln dried Meat. 10 " superior White Meat llbr table use). 1000 lbs. Butter, <£o., Jfe., in store amt just re ceived, for sale by _ CU.UE HKOTHEB8, labaSTxTti' HEAD LONG WHARF. To Kent, \ITAREHOUSE on Custom House Wharf. En ▼ T quire of LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novldtf 139 Commercial street. Clothing Cleansed and Retired BY WLLXIAM BROWN, formerly at 91 Federal street. L» now located at hi* now store No 04 Fod iral fit, a tew doors below Lime street, will attend o hi* usual business of Cleansing ami Repairing lothing of all kinds with his usual promptness. ^^'Second-hand Clothing for sale at fair prices. Clove Anodyne. I^HAT remarkable specific for Toothache and its associated neuralgic*, prepared l»y u» only, can low be furnished to consumer* or to the trade in [uantities to suit, at our establishment, 348 CONOBEiS STREET, Janlfctft J. B. WIST Si CO. WASTED. Help Wanted. ANT number ot hands will he employed on thin work made out ot the .hop. Apply to J. T. LEWIS A CO., Jubdtw_ No a Galt Block Wanted Immediately l A First (’lass Lady Teacher! To take charge of the English Department to a Seminary. Apply to D. C., Box 276, dc2Vd3w Saint John, New Brunswick. Flour Barrels Wanted. ON ami Miter January 2d, 1867, we shall resume the purchase of Flour Brls. FOlt CASH, at the Office of the PortInutl Siitfar Co., O 1-4 Dunforih Hi. dc'-'VUltu J. B. SHOWN 4k HONS. Flour Barrels Wanted. WKwUI pay 30 cnits each for llrst class Flour * * Darrelssuitable f.*r sugar, novl'hiir LVNCT1, BARKER A CO., -- 1 _ 1# < .'oinmercial street. e5! Agents Warned! $lo F'XJSb&C?**? iaJ' by th“ Hurttord 1 1 uDIunm* LO. Box loou Portland, Main. Portland Dec. 17 ,llm# Wanted Immediately. °°°d American, Nova Scotia and Irian XVyVy Girls todo housework, cook, AC. to i>7i vato families and hotels i»i this city and couutrr Situations sure. The best wages paid. '* Also 60 Girls to work In FactorM. Farmers and others wanting nion for any work will do well to call on us, a? we will supply them ir«o of charge. Address or apply at tho General Agoucy Employment Office, 3514 Congress Street, up stairs. COX & POWAR8. sept26dtl late VV rt i 1 Siu Y & CO. AGENTS WANTED, For Frank Moore’* New Work “WOMEN OF THE WAR" AGENTS will find this a book of real merit and in trinsic value— SUBJECT SEW—intensely inter esting and exciting. No Work ever attracted and engaged the public mind like this. Everybody wants it, and thousands will purchase it as soon as au op portunity is afforded them. Kead what Ageutsaay ofU. One experienced Agent writes: It is the easiest and Pleasantest Book be ever canvassed for; and says people are delighted with it, the Ladies especially. Another say*: “Women of the War” is the book of the season. Another, 137 Orders in Four Days. One reports 17 ordors the first day of canvassing Intelligent, active Males or Females will find the sale ot this work a pleasant and lucrative employment This book ban no competitor—it comes fresh and new to the people. The territory is clean am! clear — Agents understaud the advantages in this particular For full particulars seud tor Circular. Addnss C. A. C1IAPIN, Phoenix Building, Room 13, Boston, Mass daetfd&wlm LOST AND FOUND. Lost! A RAT-TERRIER DOG, dark brown, with short tail and ears, and answers to the name of ‘Tip.’ Any one giving information whore he can be found to S. W. JoY, 466 Congress street, will be suitably i ©warded. Jairteodlw' BOARD AND ROOMS. Rooms to Let. TWO Front Booms, well 1’urnUbed, to let with board, No. 38 Corner Street, opposite Preble House. Jalldlw* Board. A FEW gentlemen boarders can be accommodated at No 28 Paris Street- Apply to T. P. S. DEEP ING. Ja'*12w» To be Let. PLEASANT unfurnished rooms without board, suitable for gonlleiuon and their wives. En quire at No. 5 South street, betweeu 9 and 11 A. M. each day. janSdU To Let with Board. A Large Frost Parlor at 31 Fro* Strut. Also Lodging Room with or without Board. Jan5d2w* FIRST ANNUAL SALE -oF Fancy Groods! - at Greatly lieduced Pricest DAVIS & CO., Saving determined to reduce their extensive stock of LADIJS’ Furnishing and Fancy Goods! will sell, until further notice, goods at from 95 to 50 per rent, less than former Prices ! Please examine our prices and be convinced. WE SHALL SELL Good American Corsets for $ .75 Ladies* Cotton and Wool Ribbed Hose, .25 Children's all Wool Hose, .15 Best Shetland Clouds, 1.00 Ladies’ Hoods. .90 Beautiful Breakfast Shawls from 1.75 to 5.50 One thousand Linen Collars for .10 Ladies Paper Goods of all descriptions. Rich Embroidered Collars at * .25 250 Dozen Linen Handkerchiefs for 12£ cents each. 600 “ “ “ extra, 17 “ 100 « “ “ very fine, 25 “ •« Ladies’ Gloves, fleece lined, .25 Children's Gloves, fleece Linen, 15 BLACK KID GLOVES, 1.00 Best French Kid Gloves, 1.25 A ftill assortment of GERMAN ZEPHYR WORS TEDS, imported by us, and a superior article. Funs, Veils, Under Garment*, Corset*, every kind and size, and FANCY GOODS of all Descriptions. An examination of this branch will convince all tha wc are making prices very low. Dress Trimmings at prices to suit. VELVET RIBBONS, black ant colored,in any width; by the piece we make a discount EP*A11 our prices will prove to you beyond a dout that goods are sold here cheaper than elsewhere. Remember thq place, old stand of HERMAN GRUNTAL, now DAVIS & OO. p I® Clnpp’* Block, Congress titreo January 1,1807. dtt 1 have just received from Mr.C. P. Kroll, of r York, one of ids Patent Hair Brushing Mach*, which I have now in operation at my new SLav iugl Hair Pressing Room, No 316 Cougiess street, c site Mechanics’ Hall, where also may he loumv REPRODUCTOR, N'ATURALIZEK, etc. dclfldtfII. H. JOHNS* COOPER A MORSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons friends that they have resumed business at 1 OLD STAND, lorncr of Market and Milk where they will keep constantly on hand the bee sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c., That the market aflords, and it will be their cm endeavor to serve their customers with promts and fidelity._ dccl i<F For Sale, A SUPERIOR lot of DRIED PEACHES iu rels, Bags and tierct s, bv C. B. ROGERS, Vo 133 Market St., Decl8d5w_'_Philadety A New Place Just Ope}. WHERE vou can buy real French CALF 3 and Philippe and Canaud’s SARDLNQ received from Pans, now in Itond, and ibr sale* to suit customers by II. PE Y RET, Office aver the Fisk flarki j«n2d2m*_FEDERAL STBE DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent. wiU be pe stockholders of the Tug Warrior at the f J. S. Winslow, January 13th. janlOdtfJ. 8. WINSLOW. A Notice. THE members of the Portland Society of R History are hereby notified to meet at tb of the Treasurer, No. 21$ Free street, on FB next, Jan. 18th. at 3 o’clock P. U., to decide, 1st, If the Society will sell their real estate o grt-ss street. 2d In case it is voted to sell, to authorize person to sign and deliver a good deed of convd janildtd WIU-.AM^ NOTICE. fpHOSE suffering from that terrible malads JL and Fever, who have hitherto been uo find a remedy, will do well to write to me. te a sate ana i ertain cure, whicli I will minis* afflicted tor five dollars. Address CYRUS LOW! Stevens’ Plains, Westbrook, Me., care oia Colley. 8 January 0,1167. tl3w* “TOE PEN 18 lUIttHTIEB f THE 8UORD.” The Geld Pen-Best and Cheapest o’ Morton’s Gold P4 The Best Pens In the Wor For sale at bis Headquarters, No 25 Maid, New York, and by every duly.appointed Aga same prices. |y A Catalogue, with full description ofj Prices, sent <m receipt ol letter postage noi’OdAwCra A, MO!