Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 17, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 17, 1867 Page 2
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r mi ■ - .. ifi -MCI saw* _ I.hiit from ilie Nulioa»l C'opital* (Correspondence ol t c Press.) Washinuton, D. C., Jan. 13, 1867. A FI15LI> 1>AY IN THE CAPITOL. One’s imagination fails to realize the great Issues decided and momentuous result* im pending, upon the questions now at Sssu» in this arena. The past two weeks have teemed with pregnant issues—issues which are to grow beyond the calculation of those at work upon them. Emerson says that ‘ To-day is a king in disguise.” The present ones do not wear their loyalty disguised but in the full light of the nineteenth century’s noontide, assert their Tight to rule most regally. Take, as an exam pile, the incidents which have transpired to-day ■within the Capitol walls. First then we wend «>uv way to the old Senate Chamber in the old est portion of the building, now used as the TT. S. Supreme Court Iioom. It was crowded by listeners, inside and out side the bar. Usually, a half-dozen curious la dies, their escorts, one or two interested par ties, a stray reporter, five or six judges, about the same number of officers of the court, and a tew lawyers comprise the attendance. To-day however every judge was on tho bench; the bar was out in lull ranks, and every available space was occupied by spectator. One notice able fact was tho presence of the indefatigable reporters, who pencil and note book in hand were ready to obtain an outline of the impor tant opinion. This is tile first time that this venerable body has allowed that modern Icon oclast—tho reporter—to invade its sacred pre cincts. Inside tho bar were mauy distinguish able and distinguished persons. Noticeable ifi the crowd was the strong and remarkable face of Ben Butler, the outlines of which in tlieir rapacious vigor make one think of a bald eagle. Here is the spare, tall form of the Attorney General, with its mingled look ol surface res pectability and acute intellect—a sort of cross between ltombey and Emerson. Mr. Stanbe ry makes one think of the latter it one could liavo supposed tho Concord philosopher to have become a conservative politician and real es tate lawyer. A marked face, form and head is that of Caleb Cushing, with look of power and disappointment. The pleasantest face, not on ly because of its intellectual expression, but far more from the manly morality and purpose visible therein,is that of the Assistant Attorney General, -Mr. Ashton, one of the most able law yers of his age in the Union. There were more remarkable faces, but I pass them by. The occasion of the unwonted crowd was the delivery of the opinions of the Court, ma jority and minority, on the constitutionality of the test oath, both that required ''y the nation and that required in Missouri. Justice Fields of California read tho views of the majority; Justice Davis that of the minority. The Court was divided by Justices Wayne, Grier, Clif ford, Nelson and Fields pronouncing against the oath, and the Chief Justice , with Associ ates Davis, Swayne and Millerconcurring, in support of its constitutionality. It seems a strange anomaly to a listener, who is alive to the results of such action, to believe that it was designed that this body of nine ven erable and able men should hold the safety of the nation m its hands. It certainly was nev er intended that the Supremo Court was to de cide political questions. If so, it must inevita bly-absorb all the tunctions ot government. 1 coilluBs lu nut ueiu{; uiopuauu iaj revauuco the four very aged gentlemen, who crept out of their shells to interpret the Constitution in the interests of retroaction, but I have far less for the middle aged, obstinate looking Californian who gavejliis vote against the Nation’s right to protect itself. One tiling is certain. The nation will protect itself against Treason whatever stands in tho way. It' it is Supreme Court, so much tho worse lor it. If the Constitution, then its meaning mast be stretched to give due effect to the Teopio’s purpose. LOAN OK MISSOURI AND THE ASSASSINATION OF Mil. LINCOLN. The House of Representatives witnessed a scene of a different cliaracter. The States were called on resolutions. When Missouri was early re ached, the business in order was the consideration of Gen. Loan’s very comprehen sive resolution on the impeachment. Debate being in order, Gen. Loan took the floor. Loan is Southern horn, has lived nearly all his man hood in Mo., aud is truly native to the border manner of plain speaking. He has been a very faithful Unionist^!! active soldier,and is withal a man of considerable ability. I should not sup pose him a reckless though he is a very deter mined man. Above tho iuiddlo stature, ho is bro.ul shouldered and deep chested. His head is large, forehead square, about which rises a considerable mass of disorderly iron gray hair. His eyes are a dark gray, with a smoul dering light in them. The uose is an ugly and puy-uacious one, while the mouth has a very stem aud vice like habit ofclosing which gives him a peculiarly combative expression. His speech created a profound, almost startling im pression. It in substance denounced Andrew Johnson as a party to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It distinctly charged that the President was receiving the reward and earning the wages of the rebellion that lifted him into his high place. There was no mincing of expression, aud the manner in which the speaker showed how the rebellion was being restor ed through Mr. Johnson to political pow er alter unparalleled defeat in the Held, was in itself a remarkable thing, productive of start ling eulminative effect. Mr. Hall, of New York, demanded that the Clerk record the spoaker’s words on the ground that it was a grave accusation aud in contempt of the Executive authority. Tho Chair ruled that the poiut of order could not he &ustained,as the Representative from Missouri was speaking to niesolutiou charging “high crimes and mis demeanors” aud was not therefore in contempt in enunciating the same. Will tiler the Mi souriau was unwise or oth erwise in thus boldly attacking and accusing Mr. Johnson, is one thing, hut it is certain that he only speaks out the thought aud suspicion which dwells in the breasts of a majority ot the House, Loan is a conscientious man. What he says should therefore he heeded. It is quite certain that if there was as curious a chain of • circumstantial evidence existing against any unknown Southern man as there is against Mr. Johnson, that man would have been hung long since for complicity with the assassination, or be like Spangler, serving out a life imprison ment with much less evidence of any guilty complicity. The excitement was very great. The resolution is still undisposed of, and will again give some oue a reason for speaking. ADMISSION OK NEBRASKA. Nearly the balauce ot the day was given to tho discussion of this bill. The following isthc chief feature: lie. it further enacted, That this act shall take effect with the fundamental and perpetual con dition that within said State of Nebraska there shall lie no abridgement or denial of the exer cise of the elective franchise or of any other right to tiny person by reason of race or color, excepting Indians not taxed. One portion of the Republicans desire to send this hack for ratification or rejection by the people. Another portion,like Bingham, of Ohio, will vote for it anyhow, because they want the State in, and regard the clause as of no effect. Dawes, Judge Wilson and others will go against it. Shclabarger took ground in favor of the hill and amendatory clause, on the ground that a State will consider itself at least morally hound to obey the obligation. Mr. Bingham in his usual vehement, denun ciatory, eloquent hut arrogant style, took the broadest State Rights grounds on the suffrage. States had full control over the question. Gen. Banks closed the debate on the ques tion, and never spoke with greater effect orin finer style. His position claimed the entire con trol within the purview of the constitution to dictate terms of admission. He thought the amendment, therefore, of force. He voted for admission because we needed the additional strength, in this the nation’s hour of supreme peril. He Briid the Courts could not decide be tween Congress and an applying State, wheth er formed nut of territory or conquered from rebellion. If they could do that,Congress might as well retire—surrender at once. He held that if after admission Tennessee had again re-es-, tabUshed the enemies of this Union in power that Congress could turn out the representa tives and senators by force to see that the con ditions were complied with. Spectator. (iloomjr Forebodings. The Loudon Times, in its review of the year 18G0, begins with these somewhat remarkable admissions: A gloomy, eventful aud ominous year closes to-day in England. A long season of prosper ous tranquility has been interrupted by politi cal agitation, by commercial disturbance, and by consciousness of the relative inefficiency of the national armaments, and of a propor tionally declining or suspended influence in the councils of the world. The burden of the Times’ forebodings is Re form I Reform 1 The state of the law, and tho dead lock in the courts; the condition of the railways, aud the wreck ot mercantile credit: education, or the want id it; the dissensions in tho church: the inadequacy of our armaments; Fenian threats, American difficulties, European com plications, and a good many other sublets dif ffcult enough, are trifles and playthings com pared with reform. b . —Joshua Converse, of Woburn, Mass., will he 103 years old on the 20tli iust. The citizens are going to give him a dinner, and promise anoth er one to him when his bicentennary rolls ground, Italy NEW YEAH’* SPEECH OF THE KINO. At a reception given by the King to a depu tation from the Italian Parliament, His Maj esty remarked that the “New Year remind* Italians that they have now secured the inde- ' pehdence of their country, and with it an im- 1 provemeut in the civil administration, and in creased publie prosperity. During the period of peace upon which we are entering, we shall not cease to devote our attention to the army. The army is not only necessary for the preser vation ot that independence, which it so great ly contributed to acquire, but is in itself a sol id guarantee fur internal security, and an ele ment of moral unity, and of that civil training which renders disciplined nations strong and capable of accomplishing great deeds.” MANIFESTO OF THE “COMMITTEE OF ACTION.” ; It is not only Mazzini who preaches action to the Roman people. The Italian papers pub lish the following manifesto, copies of which, printed by the Republican clandestine press, covered the walls of Rome on Dec. 16: Romans! The French banner is furled; the French army has quitted Italy. The shield that lor seventeen years has protected our fero cious and incapable government is withdrawn. A few Papal bravos and a rabble rout*of for eigners cauuot bold in check the people which repulsed the army of Oudinot from their walls on the 30th of April, 1849. All true Liberals feel the necessity of rallying our forces for the purpose of uniting in one supreme unanimous effort. We are on the watch for the opportune moment for insurrection.aiHl preparing the elements of victory. Uutil that moment ar rives, be upon your guard against all unknown agitators, and. avoid all tumult or disorder, winch.might be a snare laid for yon by your en emies. In the meantime prepare calmly and resolutely for battle; when the hour for deliv erance sounds, we will call you to arms. Long lire tree Rome, the capital of Italy. . The Committee of Action. Dec. 1C, I860. THE ITALIAN SENATE ON THE HOMAN QUESTION. The address of the Italian Senate in reply to the speech from the throne was voted on Dec. 28. Like the speeeh of the King, it avoids speaking of the annexation of Rome, it mere ly says: Augmented, by the conclusion of peace, by illustrious provinces she so greatly desired, and by formidable defences, Italy presses around your throne while awaiting that agree ment between Church and State of which your Mqjesty has spoken,and which is the wish and the hope not only of the Italians, but of all the Catholic world, and which must be car ried out in such a manner that the Church,tru ly free and independent in its sublime sphere, does not afford any impediment to the State in the development of its legitimate aspirations. This will be the seal of our greatness and the starting-point of a revival of religious feeling, in case—possibly owing to the ardor of past struggles—it may anywhere have tallcn off The Eastern Question. General Garibaldi has addressed to a friend near London a letter upon the present aspects of the Eastern question, in which he adminis ters a severe but just rebuko to the Machiavel lian policy of the English government. The letter is dated at Caprera, Dec. 18. Wo give the following characteristic passage: That I love England with the affection of a son you cannot doubt, and that it is over the de sire of my heart to see her in the first rank among nations is equally certain; but to caress the errors of her Ministers—to that Icannot lend myself. X repeat, therefore, to your statesmen that which 1 have stated to our own: Do well, and you will receive praise; hut to lavish praise on those who do evil is servile adulation, and 1 never flatter. In the war of giants waged by ibugiami ajjaiuoi me x n»i xsiuperor, x searcn in the pages of those histories of your country which narrate it for one single expression of condemnation at the expenditure of millions of lives and millions of money sacrificed to com bat one despotism .indeed, but certainly to sus tain another less exacting. Who, however, on the other hand, will not confess, with me, that the services rendered by England to the cause of human progress have been immense ? And 1 in particular bear testimony to the benefits received from you by Italy in 18U0, without which we should now be exulting in the em brace of every member of the Itahun family._ But when 1 see the Government of this my adopted country allied with Austria and with Turkey, I must tell you the truth, namely, that I inhale the fumes of a charnel-house, which all the national vitality may be unable to dispel, if Great Britain places herself in contact with these dead corpses. X would rather see her using her power and her influence to support those oppressed nationalities at pres ent going to decay in the putrid atmosphere of despotism, but who, remaining constant to their desire ot purifying themselves, must certainly rise one uay or auother to their natural places in the fraternity of free nations. Fabbagut and Our Naval Commanders —We have received s ofanew' historical and biographical work, bearing the above title, which is soon to de issued from the publishing house of E. B. Treat & Co., New York. It is from the pon of Hon. J. T. Headley, author of “Washington and his Generals," “Napoleon and his Marshals,” etc., books which have had an extended sale, and which are ex tremely popular among a large class of readers. The present is intended to iorm a companion volume to Headley’s “Grant and Sherman,” and it will comprise narratives of the early life and public services of the promfhent naval commanders who with Grant, Sherman and their Generals brought to a triumphant close the war against the great rebellion. The au‘ thor has been aided in his work by documents and official matter furnished directly by the of ficers or their iriends, which places the authen ticity of the work beyond a doubt. This work, which is to be sold only by sub scription, will be comprised in one large octa vo volume of nearly six buudred pages. It will be illustrated by eighteen steel engraved por traits of prominent naval officers, and four full pago battle scenes from new and original designs. It is printed on good paper, from large, clear type, and furnished to subscribers at a low rate. Agents are wanted to canvass for the sale of the above work. Address Geo. H. Blake, Gen eral Agent for Maine and New Brunswick, Box 827, Portland, Me. Poking Fuu. The Paris Figaro of December 21, has the following: All tlie newspapers have said that an Amer ican composer, well known at Boston,—Mr. Gfeeder,- was occupied iu setting the Consti tution ot the United States to music. This adaptation has just been given in public. The pertormance lasted eight hours. Our corres pondent gives us the lollowing curious partic ulars iu regard to this strange music: The preamble to the Constitution is a grand and lmyestic recitative weii sustained by alto and coutra-basso voices. The 1st article is written lor a tenor voice. Other articles are written, some for basso, some for soprano, some for bari tone. At the end of each article the recitative bi^he preamble is taken up again iu chorus. M. Grcecler has betrayed his opinions and has outdone himself in the article relating to State rights. This is written in a minor key for base and tenor, and there is a struggle of voices and instruments which might make the author of Xaunhauscr jealous. The tenor who appears to sustain the doctrine of State rights, is eventually overcome by the bass, whilst the small flutes which support the tenor wage tierce war with the trombones and bass ions, the auxiliaries of the bass. The violins, lost und irigirteiied, do the accompaniameut in treinulo and pizzicati. Finally the tenor and the flutes yield to the heavier instruments,and the return of peace is celebrated by the violins in slow arpeggio. The constitutional amend ments arc treated as fugues, and serve as in troduction to a formidable finale, in which the base drum and the tom-tom play important roles. Did not Jefferson say the Constitution of the United States was an admirable symphony? TnE Prussian General von Pfuel, lately deceased, at a very advanced age, was ono of the few remaining officers who fought under Bluchcr at Mont St. Jean and Waterloo, and played a conspicuous part in the military and diplomatic liistory of Prussia during tlie war with the First French Empire. More than ten years ago lie made a present of his correspond ence, diaries and memoirs to his friend, Herr Varnhagen von Ense, but with the express condition that he should not publish them till alter his (the General’s) death. But it so hap pened that Varnhagen died first, and his own memoirs have been published by his niece, a Miss Ludmilla Assing, an authoress well known in Germany, but of a questionable rep utation on the score of discretion, as she has been more than once in conflict with the au thorities oi many German Slates, but chiefly for publishing what purported to be the private correspondence between King Frederick Wil liam the Third (the father of lus present Majes ty) and her late uufile, Varnhagen von Ense, winch created such ascaudal tuat the sale of the work was-aud still is-prohibited in 1 russia, and she herself was obliged to remove as quickly as possible, to escape the conse quences, and found an asylum in free Switzer land. i he duty of editiug the memoirs and correspondence of the late General von Pfuel will now devolve on Ibis lady, and, il she does not exercise a greater amount of discretion than oil iormer similar occasions, the public may expect many piquant revelations of events that occurred half a century ago, and may now be deemed a matter of history. Beady for any Arrangement. A Flori da man, who was a rebel—rather more sincere, he thinks, than many other rebels—and is now prepared for such treatment as his conquerors may mete out to him, writes to the Springfield Be publican: We aTe wagging along here quietly; and, so far as 1 can .judge, no one, excepting the old politicians who never did anything hut work for patty spoils, cares anything about politics. I think ii majority would he pleased with the territorial arrangement. For my part, 1 don’t care what they do with this State Thev inav I call it a Territory, an island, or a torch-light | procession—it’s all the same to me I never troubled myself with voting, and for the future will let aDy one vote for me who chooses. Suspicions of Foul Play.—A private letter from Bethel informs us that a coroner’s inquest is being held there to-day on the body of a lady of Portland, who died suddenly not long since, and was taken to Bethel for interment. Some thing aroused the suspicions ol her friends that her death was caused by poison; hence the in vestigation. A number of physicians are in attonuance, some of whom are from this oity. We withhold any further particulars at pres ent.— Star l&th, PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New AdrertiMmenti T«-Bay. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes—T. E. Moseley & Co. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. . Mercantile Library Lectures. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Lost—Ten Dollar Greenback. Portland Savings Bank. Dry Pine Lumber—L. T. Brown. Board Wanted. . _ _ New Furniture Store—L. W. Tibbetts & Co. Clocks—Lowell & Senter. Rare Chance—Profit. „ , Valuable Patent Right for Sale. the courts. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM.—BARROWS, J, PBESIDINO. Wednesday.—The jurors were impanelled as fol lows: r$rat Jury. George P. Given, Foreman, William S. Given, Brunswick; Lyman Blake, Standish; Ly man Bradstreet, Tobias Gibson, Bridgton; Samuel P. Chaplin, Naples; John Coombs, Yarmouth; John Green, Otisfield; Almon Hannaford, Cape Elizabeth; Henry Harmon, Scarboro; John Harrison, Portland; Seth L. Haskell, New Gloucester. Second Jury.—Hugh D. McLellan, Foreman, Jos. Ridlon, Gorham; Benjamin Henley, Cape Elizabeth; Charles Hicks, Falmouth; Augustus S. Hutchorson, Standish; Andrew Ingalls, Baldwin; Ebenezer Lib by, Scarboro’; GeorgeR.Marston,Portland; Richard Mayberry, Hall Staples, Windham; Charles Rice, Powual; Wm. Spiller, Raymond. No case being ready for trial Court adjourned to 9 o’clock Thursday morning. The trial of the Collagan will case is set down lor next Tuesday. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Wednesday.—The Court did a pretty good busi ness in the way ol collecting fines from liquor deal ers, no less than eight stepping up and paying $22.26 each, as follows: A. G. Cook, Hugh Kelley, Michael Haley, Abner Paine. John McMerriman, John Wall, Henry J. McGiinchy, and Timothy Hallahan. Two lots of liquors and ales, seized on the premises of John Bradley and P. H. and James Bradley, were declared forfeited to the use of the city, no person ap pearing to claim the same. Henry Scot* and Oriu Walker, for breaking and en tering the shops at West Gorham and Morrill’s Cor ner, were committed to jail in delimit of sureties in the sum of $500 each, on each complaint, for their appearance at the March term of the Supremo Judi cial Court. George Sanford, for receiving goods stolen from the above mentioned shops, was held in the sum of $500 for his appearance at the March term of the Supreme Judicial Court. Mary McNulty for larceny of the skirt of a dress as mentioned in the Press of yesterday, was sentenc ed to 60 days in the County Jail. The case of Gen. Thomas, for last driving In the streets, was taken up. As the evidence was not very clear, the Judge ordered the defendant to be dis charged. The case of Hon. L. D. M. Sweat, for fast driving in the streets, was farther coutined. Personal.—We learn from the Transcript that the ninety-fifth birthday of our venerable fellow-citizen, Mr. Elias Thomas, was celebra ted by a large family party at his residence, on Monday last. His two sisters, Mrs. Happy Morse and Miss Betsey Thomas, aged respect ively ninety-seven and ninety-three, and their cousin, Mrs. Gates, an octogenarian, joined in the festivities of the occasion. With the ex ception of the blindness of Mr. Thomas, all of these aged people are in the full possession ol their faculties, and they are all in excellent health and spirits, enjoying life with the zest of youth. Mr. Thomas and his elder sister re member distinctly the first burning of Port land by Mowatt in 1775, at which time they were carried to Westbrook for safety, just be fore the bombardment commenced; in the late fire they were again made homeless for a time The younger er sister is a marvel of sprightli ness; her step is as elastic as it could have been three-quarters of a century ago, and her conversation full of youthful wit and sparkle. In the presence of aged people like these, able to enjoy and to communicate the highest pleasures of social intercourse, one loses the dread of extreme old age; for in their experi ence we see the comfort and usefulness that may attend the long evening ot a well- spent life. Clocks, See.—Our readers are invited to look into the beautifully arranged establishment of Messrs. Lowell Se Senter, in the Cumberland National Bank building, Exchange street, which has been fitted up expressly for the sale of nautical instruments, clocks, spectacles, stereoscopic instruments and views, &c. This firm was the first to re-occupy their old place ot business on that street, and their arrange ment for having another store on the corner of Congress and Brown streets for the sale of silver ware, &c., is a most excellent one. It will be noticed by their advertisement thi9 morning that they are prepared to ftirnish the public with clocks of every description, and every one that wants a clock can be suited. They have a few of the sets of photographic views of the city as it appeared in various pla ces, after the great fire. Every family that can afford it should purchase a set of these views, and one of the stereopticons. Mains Flour. — Messrs. Charles Bailey, Franklin, Crawford and Andrew P. Morgan have taken the mills at South Paris, formerly carried on by Messrs. George W. Woodman Se Co., and have formed a copartnership under the name of the Paris Flouring Company.— The mills are under the superintendence of Mr. Bailey, who was a partner in the former firm, and are now turning out one hundred barrels per day of the best quality of flour, as none but the best of wheat is used in the man ufacture. We have tried the flour and find it to be of a superior quality. The business quarters of the firm in this city are, as will be seen by their advertisement on the first page, at No. 143 Commercial street, where specimens of the flour may be seen and purchases made. Dry Goons, &c.—The sale of dry goods at Patten & Co.’s Tooms, Plum street, will con tinue in the forenoons at private sale, and in the afternoons at auction. We noticed yester day a cart-load of blankets going through the streets, which had been purchased at this auc tion to be distributed among the poor, by Rev Mr. Tuckerman. The committee in reference to the Dexter & Newport Railroad, consisting of the following gentlemen, I. Washburn, Jr., Charles H. Fling, J. H. Drummond, H. J. Libby, Wm. Decring, Frederick Davis. John True, Thomas E. Twitchell, Charles E. Jose, W. W. Harris and M. G. Palmer, are requested to meet at the of fice of the Collector of Customs at 10 o’clock this day. There will be a special meeting of the Irish American Relief Association on Friday eve ning, January 18th, 1807, at half past seven o’clock, at their new hall. Business of impor tance will come before the meeting and a full attendance is requested. James Cunningham, Sec. Jan. 17—2t. Arrival of the Peruvian.—Steamship Peruvian, Capt. Ballantine, from Liverpool 3d and Londonderry 4th inst., arrived at this port yesterday forenoon, bringing seven cabin and seventy-five steerage passengers and a large cargo. We are indebted to Mr. Glover, Purser of the vessel for files of papers. Grand Ball.—The tenth annual Ball of Portland Associates Ex-5’8, will come off this evening at Mechanics’ Hall. Arrangements have been made to render this affair more splen did than usual. A few tickets are left for sale, and those who wish to enjoy a good time should secure them at once. Personal.—We notice that our townsman, George Payson, Esq., is associated with Hon. Isaac N. Arnold, formerly member of Con gress, and C. A. Gregory, Esq., in the practice of law at Chicago, 111. The firm is prononneed by the Chicago press to be an able one. Liquor Seizures,—The Deputy Marshals, yesterday seized small quantities of liquor in the shop kept by John Halahan on York street, and that kept by James Wood on Danforth street Dr. Chaussier’s Empress is an innocent preparation for restoring and preserving the hair in a clean and healthy state, imparting to it a beautiful gloss. Crosman Se Co. have the genuine article, No. 305 Congress street. Wellcome prepares the most valuable pain curer we ever had in our store." So says W. F. Phillips. Those who use it refuse all others. jan7dlawtf The ladies will find a beautiful assortment of real rubber sleeve buttons, bracelets and pins at Davis Se Co.’s. See advertisement of board wanted. —The oldest book in New England is owned by a Catholic clergyman in Worcester, Mass. Its title is “Pantheologia,” and it was printed in 1470, twenty years before the discovery of America by Columbus. Its author was the Rev. Dorn Rainer, a Dominican of Pisca, Vice Chancellor of the Roman Caurch and Bishop of Maguelon. He died in 1249. It is a ponder ous volume, bound in boards half an inch thick, covered with leather aud protected by heavy brass knobs and clasps. It is printed in “block letter,” and is in an excellent state of preservation. THE STATE. —The Station housi of the Maine Central Railroad at Monmouth Centre is described by the Farmer as a model. “There is an air of neatness, with its little adjacent rooms all cleanly and convenient, besides a projecting roof, to keep off the rain when getting in and out of the cars. The water tank is filled by a force pump, carried by a water wheel set in the bed of a little stream, so that any amount of water can always be had.” —The Maine Farmer warmly seconds the proposition so ably advocated by Mr. Walter Wells in the columns of this paper for a survey of the various waters of the State, and the pub lication of such a report as will place our great manufacturing facilities properly before the public. Governor Chamberlain's recommenda tion in the same direction is most judicious, and we trust this important matter will not be suffered to drop, —A boy coasting on the sidewalk in Lewis ton, slid nuder a loaded dirt-cart Monday after noon. One of the wheels passed directly over his neck, and he was badly crushed; but not killed, as we learn from the Journal. —In noticing the fact that the consecration oiRev. Dr. Neeley, the new Bishop of the Di ocese of Maine, would probably occur on the 25th inst., the New York Times says: “The Doctor will go into a rough country, as imprac ticable as many of our smaller Western terri tories; and his city friends, who are almost numberless, are anxious to make bis departure the occasion of some substantial token of their appreciation of his faithful and manifold la bors." We are happy to learn that the Bishop’s friends esteem him so highly, but we beg to in form them that wolves are not numerous in Portland this year, and that we get a mail from New York occasionally, just to keep us in connection with the civilized world. —The new passenger depot at Augusta was opened for use on Monday. The building is t>f brick, two stories of graceful architecture, and is eighty-six feet long; its wings shelter a floor ing for the accommodation of passergers of two hundred and sixty feet in length. There is an easy approach on all sides and ends of the en tire line of flooring. At each end there is a double jack-knife tabling, which opens and shuts, for the accommodation of baggage deliv ery. • ■ Paris Fashions.—A recent letter from Paris says: The most characteristic features of the pres ent fashions certainly are the diminished size of the crinolines—if worn at all—and the slim ness given to the appearance round the hips.— The dress is excessively gorod, quite tight in front, and gradually swelling out at the lower part, till forming a sharp-pointed train. These are intending for evening toilettes, and the fashion is more and more gaining ground oi wearing, for out-of-donr wear, short skirts, over a petticoat either similiar to the upper me, or forming acontrast. In the latter case the body answers to the petticoat, ths casaque, made en sac, being the same as the dress. Cotton vel vets, called velveteens, are frequently made in this way, and are much worn. Black is more fashionable than ever, and when trimmed with colors and a profusion of jet, is now thought dressy enough for evening wear. A Southern Candidate’s Platform.—Ja cob Slovis, a candidate lor Congress from Ala ba, puts forth a funny platform: You hav a rite to no the prinsipuls that will guvern my kongreshnul karrer. I am not the pyrson to konse e or equiverkait. My prinsi puls are those of the American Egul, which, whar the karkus is, oilers gethured togethur.— In relashun to the niggur, I exsept the situa tion. Slavery is deu, and so will the niggurs be befor long. I am in iavur oi a general am nesty to all the 20,UUO doller men, sein they had nothing to do with the bringin on the war, or iitin it after it was brot. Loath of these wag did by the poor men; but those of that class who made nothin by tho war 1 think sufll shuntly punished, and those who did ort to be parduued tor getting rich at the expense of the rebellyun. All I hav to say in konkluslui is, that it any man douts my loialty eny longur, he is a misurable trator, and I will kik him as sune as civvil guveminent is restablished. Vale* far Garcrnor by Canaties, I860. Chamberlain. Pillsbury. Scat. Androscoggin, 4,332 1,914 Aroostook, 1,931 1,508 Cumberland, 8,080 5,171 3 Franklin, 2,620 1,453 Hancock, 3,.334 1,685 25 Ktnuebec, 7,098 2,723 Knox, 2,7,2 2,189 Liu coin, 2,678 2,010 1 Oxfoid, 4,524 3,106 Penobscot, - 8,655 43112 1 Piscataquis, 1,812 949 1 Sagadahoc, 2,623 844 Somerset, 4,362 2,074 Waldo, 4,009 2,307 1 Washington, 3,433 2 461 York, 0,809 5,880 270 Total, 09,626 41,939 308 The Canadian Confederation Bill. The London correspondent of the Minerve of Quebec, in a recent letter, alter mention ing that the Imperial Parliment was expected to meet on the 5th of Febuary, says:— This date you will perceive, is somewhat distant, and 1 have reason to believe that con federation cannot be finally adopted by Parli ment before the lapse of three or four months. According to this reckoning, confederation will not be proclaimed in Canada until tbe month of May. Several important questions will come up lor discussion at the opening of Parliment, and two of these which cannot be postponed— Parlimeutary Befotm and Fenian ism—will be apt to take precedence of the Confederation scheme. —A. Bonnet committed suicide in blew Or leans because he “had but little interest in the life around him.” That Bonnet was out of fashion. —It is suggested that Congress ought to go to Ingersoli’s for a little reconstruction. In gersoll trains his waiters never to “pass” things “over the head” of anybody. SPECIAL NOTICES. The Old Established Boot and Shoe Store o 1 T. E. MOSELEY & Co., Summer St., Boston, continues to make to order the best class of goods for Ladies', Gentlemen’s and Children’s wear. janl7dlt Mains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wines. So highly recommended by Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drug stores of W.W Whip ple <C Co., H. H. Hay, W. E. Phillips & Co., E. L. Stun wood and J. W. Perking & Co. janl2sNdly For Coughs, Calais and Consumption, Try the old and well known VEGETABLE FITLMONABV BALSAM,approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians lor forty years past. Get the genuine. HEED, CUTLEll & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd&w6in Boston, Proprietors. Professional Card. Mr. WOT. U. SWEET, one of the celebrated family of Sweet, Bone Setter, from Rhodo Island, but lor the last 10 years a resident of New Bedford, Mass., having been associated there with his brother Job, with the most flattering success, has, through the solicitation of Ills friends and patients in the State of Maine, opened an office in this City, in House No. lit Gray Street, (neamBraokettSt.,) where he will attend to all budnoss pertaining to his profession: Such as Setting Bones, Dislocation of Bones, Injures of Bones, Stiff Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hip Disease, Weak and Palsiod Limbs, Spinal Complaints, Fractures, Rheumatic Affections, Sciatics, and Lameness in general. The Dr. flatters himself that, attef having a natural gift, combined with a practice of twenty years in his profession, that he can cure most cases pronounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testimonials can be given, but it is deemed unnecessary here. Office hours from 9 to 12 A. M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. Jan. 14, 1867. janlS d2w 8N Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Colds, Coughs, Catarrh and Consumption, and all diseases of tho Throat and Lungs. tar“For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by B. F. BKADBCKV, octl5d&wsx6m Druggist, BANGOR. Batchelor’s Hair Bye. This splendid Hair Dye Is the best in tho world. The only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it soft and beantiful. The genuine is slgnsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should he avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfiuners. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. B” Beware of it counterfeit. November 10, 1866. dlysn Long Sought For I Come at Last! Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not tbe best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from tbe pure uiceof the berry, and unadulterated by any impure Ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the eick as a medicine, and to tbe well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addeth length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” ’Tie a balm for the sick, a Joy for the well— Druggiets and Grocers buy and soli MAINS’ ELBEBBEBBY WINE, nov 27 B N d&wtf Why Suffer from Sores ? When by the use ol the ARNICA OINTMENT, Jou can easily be cured. It has relieved thousands •on Burns. Scalds, Chatted Hands, Strains, Chilblains, Sore Lits, Warts, Cuts, Boiia, Eruptions, anti every complaint of the Skin. Try it for It costs but 25c. Be sure to ask for HALE’S

ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Drug-nets, or send 35c to O. F. Seymour A tin., Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail, dec 29 SN dim COLGATE & CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hands and for general Toilet nee during Cold Weather. It may be obtained ef all druggists and Orncy good dealers, esdecMtofoblO SPECIAL. NOTICES. A Sure Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst coses of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMAiNE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26d3msN Some Folks Can’t Sleet Nights —We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade Mid the great public generally, with the stand ard aud invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all knowii preparations fbr the cure ot all lorms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result ol i18 10 Pr°dnce costiveness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases over sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the scarftil mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price #1 Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augtlsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. You need not Suffer wflh Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediate re lief, and siieedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine' tor Piles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro duced. Send for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine for you. Druggist who desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine for Piles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson & Son, Bath; H. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, Lewiston, and other Druggists Wm. Carr &Co. seplUsN2tawti n Proprietors. WIfiTARHI BALSAM —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing CstSWlU, Cold*. lIoariffuriN, Non Throat, Influenza, Whooping; Cough, Croup. Liver CouiplainlH, Bronchitis, Difficulty of Brcathiug, Aftthma and every affection of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING even CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of ibis mod ciue in all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some ol whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ol a few of tln.se E. Boyden, M. D., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, hi. II. W. H. Weub, M. I)., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abuaiiam Skillman, M. D., ltoundbicok, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. I)., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietois have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ol Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; lor the fame and virtues oi WUtar,s Ilnl.uui have ex tended to the 1 * uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ot our own country. Prepared by SETH W. EOWX.E & SON, 18 Tre mont Street, Boston, and sold by all Di uggists and Dealers generally, OB AC E’S CELEBRATED HALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRA1NS.CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c., &c Grace’s Celebrated Salve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus afford ing relief and a complete cure. ' Only 25 cents a box; sent hy mail lor 35 cents. SETH W.FOWLE & SON, lftTremontSt, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers gener ally. Febl9, '66—SNeodT,T,S& weew A VIluable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White I Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Bark. It lias been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor has testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccoinmeml its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—Independant. The Great New England Beniedy! Dr. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CUBES Sore Throat, Cold*, Cough*, Diptherin, Dronchitia, Npilting of Blood, and Pnl. ■nonary Affection*, generally. It i* n Uemarkable Bemedy for Kidney Com plaint*, Diabetes, Disunity of Voiding Vrine, Bleeding from the Kidney* and Bladder, Gravel and other complaint*. For Pile* and Scarry, it will be found ▼cry valuable. Give it a trial if you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TBIED MEDICINE. It I* Pleaaant Sate and Sure. Sold by DruggiBts and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. F. Phillip* 4k Ca., JT. W. Perkin* 4k Co., And W. IV. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. *ep29-deow6msN Tilton & McFarland, Desire to call the attention to the fact that more than 4 O Of their Safes gave AMPLE PROTECTION in the late Are. Parties desiring a FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will please call on EMERY & WATERHOUSE, Middle Street, Portland, Or at 110 Sudbury Street, Boston. E3tr*Second-hand Safes taken in exchange for sale. Jan 15—SNlstw in each mo&adv remainder of time. Hall’s Vegetable SICILIAN HAIR RENEWER Is the best article known to preserve the hair. ft will positively restore Gray Hair to its Original Color. It keeps the hair from tailing out. It is the best dressing in the world, making lifeless, stiff, brashy hair, healthy, sole and glossy. Price $1.00. For sale by all druggists. R. P. HALL & CO., Nashua, N. H., Proprietors. janl2d&wlw3 bn A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE ClIECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lungs, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BROWN’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con Numplivc and Throat Disease*, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singer* and Public Speaker* will find Troches nseftii in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving tho throat alter an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article of trnemerlt, andhavlngproved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them In new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches arc universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only “Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold everwiierb Dec 4—d&wfim bn MARRIED. In tliis city, Jan. 15, bv Rev. J. T. Hcwes, Albert S. Mitchell and Sarah E. Evans, both of Portland. In Alfred. Jan. 1, Luther L. Hanscom, of Lyman, and Belinda A. Buzzell, of Dayton; simeday, Lo renzo Grant, of Lyman, and Mary L. Roberts, of Waterloro. In Blddcford, Jan. 5. Bartlett F. Waterhouse, of Saco, and Mian Ellen N. Prout, cf Scarborn; also, Oliver B. Waterhouse, oi Saco, and Miss Elizabeth Prout, of ScarborOh In Wells, Jan. 6, Elias A. Stevens and Abby C. Smith, both of Kennebunk. In Lyman, Charles E. Carter and Mary J. Water house. _DIED. In this city, Jan. 16. ol consumption, Miss Eliza beth J., daughter of B. and Sarah E. Dodge, aged 28 years 11 months. [Funeral on Friday afternoon, at 3 o’clock, Horn No. 23 Ox lord street. Relatives and friends are in vited to attend. In Montreal, C. E., Jan. 11, at St Lawrence Hall, of inflamation of the lungs, Robert Howard, soa of Wm. Davis, G. T. R., aged 12 years. In Raymond. Jan. 12, Mrs. H. Susie, wife of Sam’l F. Ricker, aged 25 years 9 months 24 days. In Lewiston, Dec. 12, Miss Sarah S., daughter of Edwin and Mariah Bucknell, aged 21 years. At Parker’s Head, Jan. 12, Augusta D., daughter of Andrew T. and Emma F. Wyman. In Rockland, Dec. 22, Mrs. Aseuatb, wife of Robt. Spaulding, aged 67 years 9 montlis. InEastport, Dec. 10, Mr. Bernard Hammond, aged 62 years. In Corinth, Jan. 10, Mr. Samuel Marshall, aired 79 years 7 months. ’ ^’The funeral services of the late Charles H. In graham will take place at the rebideuce of his father No. 25 St. Lawrence street, this (Thursday) after noon, at 2 o’clock. _PASSENGERS. In steamship Peruvian, irom Liverpool-Capt T Lawrence, J Bernard, Mrs Bernard, Ensign How ard, W \\oodhouse, W Bellhouse, T G Allen, and HO others in the steerage. IMPORTS. LIVERPOOL. Steamship Peruvian—11 cases cut lery. to N P Richardson; 9 cases 3 pkgs mdse, J E Prindle; 2 cases books 1 case mdse, Thos Paddock; 6 cases machinery, B E Bates; 19 cases do. Emery & Son; 6* bales paper bankings. Bailey & Noves; 40 pkgs machinery. Baring Bros & Co; 33 cases mdse, Canadian Ex Co; 39 cases mdse, Agent G T K Co; 400 plates sheet iron, A E Stevens; 34 bales linens, C M Bailey; 1 crate earthern ware, H I Libby & Co* 5 crates glass ware, 63 bars iron, to order; and goods for Canada and Boston, UEN'VM?TCRE °JZ OCKA* STEAMERS from FOR rmp Manhattan.New York. .HavY VCru*”jan IS «£rin.New York. .Liverpool j«n ia City o: Dublin.New York..LiverJWi.jin 16 Columbia.New York. .Havana.. ' ”jf-IJ }2 Belgian.Portland. ...Liverpool.'.. '.*jan iq Saxonia.New York..Hamburg.jau .i, City of Paris.New York. .Liverpool.jan w Etna...New York. .Liverpool.jan ly Rising Star.New York. .California —Jan 21 North Ametica.New York.. Rio Janeiro .. Jan 22 Moro Castle.New York. .Havana.Jun 21 Bremen.New York. Bremen.Jan 26 Miuiature Almanac.January 17* Sun ri>ea. 7.'t> Sun sets.4.55 i Moon sets.«.« am High water.8.30 AM MARINE 1ST EV9 PORT OF PORTLAND, Wednesday, January 16, ARRIVED. Steamship Peruvian, (Br) Ballcntine, Liverpool 3d via Londonderry 4tli inst. Sch Orizon, Howe, Balli. Sch Addie Emma. Prout, Harpswell. BELOW—At anchor in Hog Island Roads, Br brig Alpha, Irom Macan, NS, for New York. CLEARED. Steamer Franconia, Sherwood, New York—Emeiy & Fox. Sch Louisa, Oliver, New York—J I Libby. SAILED—Barques Brunswick, Eliza White, An des; brig Clara M Goodrich; steamer Franconia. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. KENNEBUNKPORT, Jan 14—Ar, sch Wm Slater, Smalley, Daiien, Ga. •Ian 1G -Ar, sch Martha, Creditord, Portland. Sch G D King, from New York lor Calais, now at Now London, which with her cargo, was libelled tor salvage, has been bonded by the Insurance Co, and the vessel can now sail for her port ot destination DISASTERS. Sch Carrie Heycr, at Savannah from N^w York, encountered a gale on the 3d inst, and lost boat and sustained some damage to vessel. Sell John Crook ford, Jones, at Charleston from New Orleans, reports heavy pales on the passage, split sails, lost boom, &c. Barque Fannie. Hinckley, from New London, at Valparaiso 7th ult, had sprung a leak wlien 24 hours out, but continued her voyage and repaired at St Catharines. DOMESTIC PORTS. GALVESTON—Ar 4 th inst, sch Jas O’Donahue, Gilkey, New York. Ar 5th, sell Izetta, Eaton. Bangor. Ar 7th, sch Wings ot the Moiiiing, McFarland. Mobile. Ar 8th. barque Heiress, Ray, New York. Ar 10th, barque Florence Peters, Hooper, Boston; brig Arthur Kggieso, Clifford, do. Cld 7th, brig Randolph, Pressey, Boston. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 9th inst, ship Zouave, Whit more, Antwerp via Mobile. Ar 10th, ship China, Weeks. Bath via Savannah; barque A N Franklin, Holbrook, Boston. Adv 8th, brig Giles Loiing, Soule, for Providence, most of cargo engaged. SAVANNAH—cld 9th Inst, brig L Staples. Stow ers, Portland. Cld 14th. barque Mcgunticook. for Liverpool, with 130*) bales cottou; May Bello Roberts, lor Portland, with 700 bales do. Cld 10th, barque Neversink; Weeks, New Orleans. * Sid 9th, shipNew England. CHARLESTON—Cld lltb Inst, brig Lizzie M Mor ri 1, Ulmer, Boston. Sid loth, barque Orchilla, Havener, New York. WILMINGTON,NC—CM I2tli inst, br.g G W Bar ter, Alien, New York; PM Tinker, Bernard, for CienfuegOB. NORFOLK—Ar 11th, brig Hazard, Cottrell, New York. Sid fin Hampton Roads 12th, barque Savanu:h, Hapnennv, (Irom Navassa,) for Philadelphia. BALTIMORE—Cld 14ta, barque Templar, Wilson, Montevideo. PIIILADELPHIA-Cld 14th, bog Nellie Clifford, Littlefield, Matanxas. NEW YORK—Ar 11th, schs A W Dodd, Horton, Deer Isle; WH Thorndike, Cables, New Orleans; Wild Pigeon, Phillips, Bristol, RI. Cld 14th, sch W J Parks, Bogart, Savannah. Ar 15th, schs Hattie Bak>r, Crowell, Mobile; Jul a Grace, liabson. Fortune Bay; E N Perry. Hamilton, Portland. i>iu losu, buiji marcia urecnne:, Dates, ?> ivaunan; barque Mcrriuiac, Marshall. Gibraltar ; sell Veto, Davis. Brazos. PROVIDENCE—Below lGIh, sell Lochie’, Haskell, Irom Elizab tbport ; Senator Grimes, Gove, froiu Perry. Me. NEWPORT—Sid 5th, sell Cerro Gordo, Hodgdon, for Newburyport. Ar 15th, brig Matilda, Dix, Calais; tchs Harriet Maria, Walker, Belfast lor Nassau, NP; Maracaibo, llenlcv, New York for Portland. HOLMES’HOLE—Ar 14th, sh W llie Martin, Noyes Rockpcrt lor Newbcrn, NO. Ar lGth, brig Matilda, Dix, Calais lor Newport; schs Addie Murelne. Roberts, Eastport lor NYork; Cerro Gordo Hodgdon, Elizabeth port tor Newbury port, (aud all sailed.) In port 14th, barque Tejuca; brigs Wm A Dresser, L T Knight, Essex; schs Hattie Ross, Giraffe, M E Gage, Bosina, Shooting Star, Hattie, Magnuui Bo num, Tyrone Four Sisters, Wave, A J Dyer, John, Balloon, and Mansfield. BOSTON—Ar 15th, schs Abaco, Hix, Winterport; Coquette, Merry, and A’lant c, Lynch, Wiscasset; Elizabeth, Waite, Bath; Henrietta, Jones, Freeport; AUda, York, Gloucester. Cld 15th, barque E H Yarrington, Mayo, Smyrna. Ar 16th, schs Transit, Hopkins, Savannah; Hattie Anna, Lord, Elazabethport; Venus, Hersey, from Pembroke. Cld loth, barque Armenia, Harper, Barcelona; sch 1 Lacou. Bradford, St Andrews, NB. Sid, brig Mariposa. GLOUCESTER—Ar 11th, brig M ansa nil la. Ma gune, Rockpoit lor Wilmington; seb William Slater, ^malley. Darien for Kcnnelmnk; Trident, Jameson, Ph.ladeipkia. Ar I2tu, sebs Tamerlane. Parsons, irom Boston for Wesiport; Water .sprite, Toss, Eastport. Ar 14th. schs Unison, Williams, Boston lor Ports mouth; Moselle, Heckman, Boston tor Kennebunk; Wm PeDn, Eustis, and Eliza Matilda. Bragdon, do lor do; N Jones. Huntley, do for Machias; Eric, Blake, do f »r bucksporl; Decatur, Wintbrop, do tor Cutler; Lizzie W’llliams, Cooper, fm do tor Camden; sloop Yankee Girl, Hamilton, do lor Portland. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Lyttleton, NZ, (nodate) Blue Jacket, White, London. Ar at Wellington, (no date) Live Oak, Coombs, fin London. Ar at Valparaiso 7th ult, barque Fannie, Hinckley, ; from N w London. Sid tm Tome Nov 2D, ship Sunbeam, Chadwick, ] Boston. In port 29th, *hip San Carlos, Strout, ror Boston. Sid ttn Batavia Nov 19, ship Sooloo, Hutchinson, , Manilla for Boston. Ar at Cavcne Nov 18, ship Zuleika, Riddell, Pondi cherry. Sid ftn Mntnnzas 4th inst, brig Paragon, Welsh, for New York. In port fith lust, barques Monitor, Smith, for Bal timore; Elba, Drisko, tor New York; Triumph, Par ker, tor do; Grace Redpath, (Br) Havener, lor Port land; brigs CM Reynolds, (Bn Havener, lor do; Juna, (Br) Packer, for do; E ABcrnaid, Crowell, and Minna Iraub, Fredericks, for Philadelphia; 21 G Berry, Colson, Ncrih ol Cape Hartera*; Juliet C Clqpk, Moore, for New York; seb Willie, Staples, for Cape Hatter,.s. At Cardenas 6th inst, barques Limerick Lass, Ma hony; Mary E Libby, Libby; brigs Jas Davis, Sta ples; C C Colson, Perry; Robin, Killman; Geo W Chase, Dunning; B F Nash, Nancv, and Union, (Br) Gamage, (desinations not reported.) (Additional per steamer Manhattan.) Cld at Liverpool 29th ult, Emerald Isle, Eves, lor New York. Ent out 29tli, Belle Creole, Knowles, Aden; New World, tor New York. Cld at London 29th, Robena, Martin, New York; 31st, Ocean Belle, J rvia, Mauritius. Off Broadstaiis 29th. Clara Morse. Gregory, from London for Port Phillip. Ar at Messina ICth ult, Harry Booth, Herriman, irom Licata. Ar at Stanley, FI, Oct 23, Delaware, Hopkins, from ; Chanaral. Ar at Rio Janeiro Dec 3, Aqnidneck, Cheesbrougb, ! Baltimore. Ar at Pernambuco Dec 11, W R Beebe, Crawford, ; New York. SPOKEN Dec 31, off Great Orm9iiead. ship Resolute, Free man, from Liverpool tor New York. FAIXTS AND OILS. Drug's, Medicines, Dye- , stuffs, Window Glass. AGENTS FOlt Forest River «£- Warren Lead Co.fs CRAFTS & WILLIAMS, Nos. 5and8 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Decl—TuTliStljr For mobile. The new Bark now loading at Parley's Wharf will have immediato difipatch. For freight or passage apply to C. M. DAVIS & CO., 117 Commercial street. Portland, Jan. 12,1867. dlw Marbleized Slate Mantles! Superior in Appearance, More Durable and at Half the Dr ice of Marble. T. B. STEWART. 605 Sixth Arc. New York. Send for Descriptive Catalogue with prices. Imdd8 The Crown Minin? Company. THE annual meeting of the stockholders in the Crown Mining Company will be held at the Chestnut street School House, in the city of Portland, on the seventeenth day of January, 1867, at three o'clock in the aitemoon. W. DAVIS, Secretary. Portland, Jan. 2,1867. Jan3eodtd‘ NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the late Dr. Charles W. Thomas, aro requested to make immediate pay ment to the undersigDed, who is duly authorized to collect the same. Office No. 188 Fore Street, over Canal National Bank. House No. 55 Danforth Street, corner of State Street. GEORGE A. THOMAS. January 1,1867. eodlw Horse Railroad. THE stockholder* of the Portland Railroad Com pany are hereby notified that their annual meet ing will be held at the OAR HOUSE, comer of Spring and Clark streets, on MONDAY, January 21, 1807, a> 3 o’clock P. M., for the choico of officers, ana transaction or any other business that mav legally come before thorn. M. G. PALMER, Portland, Jan. 10, 1867—eodtd Secretary. NOTICE. THOSE suffering from that terrible malady Chills and Fever, who have hitherto been unable to find a remedy, will do well to write to me. as I have ajale and certain cure, which 1 will lurnLh to the afflicted lor five dollars. Address o CYRUS LOWELL, Stevens' Plains, Westbrook, Me., care of Deering Colley. January D, 18G7. <13w* PM.YO-FOU TE. INSTRUCTION GIVEN on tho PIANO FORTE, by Miss AGNES MeC. LORD, I'D Congress Street. January 4,1S07. jafidtl Clothing Cleansed and Repaired T)Y WILLIAM BROWN, formerly at nt Federal street, is now located at his uewstoreNnC* Fed eral st, alow doors below Lime street will attend to lus usual husinoss of Cleansing ami Repairing Clothing ot all kinds with his usual promptness. C_17 Second-hand Clothing for sale at tair prices. Jail 8—dtf OIL and CANDLES. LARD, SPERM AND WHALE OIL, OLIVE, ELAINE AND RED OIL, KEROSENE AND MACHINERY OIL, SPERM & ADAMANTINE CANDLES, <S SOAP, For sale by BRADSHAW Sc PATCH, aug 9-flm No, 7 Central Wharl, Boston. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. New Furniture Store S tpHE Subscribers have JUST OPENED at the Cor. of Washington & Congress Sts, —A— Furniture Establishment, Where they W|U keep for ^ BTerJr VM^ty 0| FTTR^iTUHE! ifoebwmt‘»ld mattresses S Bedding ! - AND Upholstery Goods. «y Particular attention paid to furnishing vea L. W. TIBBETTS Jb CO. •Tan 17—d3w ______ ! CJ LOCKS ! * Calendar Clocks, Howards Clocks, Office and Bank Clocks, Gallery Clocks, Parlor, and All Kinds of Clocks. 04 EXCHANGE STREET, LOWELL & SENTEH. I I Portland Jan. 17th, 1807. d6m 150,000 Dry Pine Lumber!! 111» 1and 2 inches thick, at wholesale and re , tail. Also 90 M. PINE OUTS, Laths, Shingles, Ac. Spruce Dimension sawed to order at short notice, bv L. T. BROWN, At Warren Brown’s Office, 230 Commercial St. Jan 17—dlw* Rare Cliauce. ANY ]>erson wishing to rent a suit of Three Rooms suitable for Offices, or for light manufacturing purposes, situated most pleasantly in the ceutral part of the City, and within three minutes’ walk of the post office, can, by purchasing a set of office furni ture and a few other marketable articles ot the pres ent occupant, have possession of the rooms. No lHi ring asked. Rent low. All necessary information given by addressing immediately “ PROFIT,” jan 17 d3t* Portland P. O. A VALUABLE PATENT RIGHT FOR sale: CALL AT THE INVENTOR’S EXCHANGE, Congreea, near Pearl Street. jan!7(l3t*_BELL Sc DICRIAMIK. Portland Savings Bank. DEPOSITS made on or before Saturday, Febru ary 2d, next, will commence interest ou that day. Office at No 13 Free Street. Open from 9 to 1, and from 2 to 4. JOSEPH C. NOTES, Trcaa'r. Jau 17, 1867. d2w Ep-Argus and Star copy. Lost! ON South.Spring or Free streets, a Ten Dollar GREENBACK. Whoever will return the same to BAILEY & NOYES, new block, ahull be suitably rewarded. Janl7d3i* Board Wanted. FIR a young gentleman and wife in a private fam ily, one comfortable room. Best of reference given and required. Address Box 892 Portland P. O. Jan U d3t GOOD NEW8~l FOR ALL! Dry Goods $ •IRE no WAT! JUST LOOK AT Leach, Parker & Co's Revised Price List! Very Uood, yard wide, Brown Sheeting, 14c Fine, yard wide, Brown Sheeting, 1 Tc Heavy “ “ “ «• 30* Flno “ *« Bleached “ 30c All the best makes, yard wide, Bleached Sheet ings, 35c Heavy Cotton Flannel, JOc Best quality “ “ 39* Red all Wool “ 33* Gray all Wool “ 33* Shirting “ 40* White “ 33* Balmoral Skirts, 83,00 Prints, IO tc 18c AU wool Blankets, prpair, 84,00 All wool Cassimere, 73 c former price 81,35 All wool Tweeds, 73 c former price 91,00 All wool Plaids, 75 c former price 81,35 Cotton and Wool Plaids, 30 c former price 73c “ “ “ 37 c former price 03c “ “ “ 33 c former price SOc Union Beaver, 81,30 farmer price 83,30 Moscow “ 83.00 former price 87,30 —ALSO— BLACK AND COLORED SILKS, both plain and figured) Silk and Waal and all Waal Papliae, Cebarge, Thibet*, Mehaire, Alpac rae, (bleek and colored), Cashmere, All Waal DeLaiees, and in foot all our DRESS GOODS will lie closed nut at prices conforming to the present state oj the market. Ail our large stock of Cloaks at Cost! LEACH, PARKER & CO, 5 Beering- Block, CONGRESS STREET. junto uuw JOHN KINSMAN DEALER IS <3- A. » I FIXTURES —AT— 25 Union ht, PORTLAND. Aug 20 dU FAINTS AND OIL CHEAT Just received in bond, and for sale DUTY free, for use uu tbe burnt district, Strictly Pare English Lead and Oil ! Rebuilders will effect a great saving by purchasing Id this way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by J. W. PKKKINft A CO.. janlCdSt gg Commercial street. SHORT Jb LORING, Booksellers & Stationers, 31 Free, Cerner Centrr Streets. Have on hand a full supply oi Law, School, Miscellaneous and Blank Books. STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS, Oash, Post Office and Envelope Oases, Let* ter Presses, Pen Racks, 4c. We hare Just rocievcd lhom New York a full supply o> PAPER HANGINGS, New patterns and Choke Styles. DRAWING PAPER OF Afyh SIZES. Givo us a call. * Short * T.ering. JySOU 21 * roc. Comer Center SI i eo Dissolution. fTIHE Copartnership heretofore existing under the A firm name of LEIGHTON SRos.. is this day dis solved by mutual consent. LEIGHTON BROS. Jan3,1807. JalSdot* Dress Making, OR plain sewing by the day by an experienced hand on reasonable terms. Apply at 28 1-2 Portland Street.___Jan 10<llw* Clove Anodyne. THAT remarkable specilic for Toothache and its associated neuralgic*, prepared by us onl\. can new be furnished to consumers or to the trade in quantities* to unit, at our establishment. 349 CONGRE99 NTREET, Jani(ld3t J. R. LUNT A CO. NOTICE. PASSENGERS FOR ST. JOHNS, IN. F. THE S. S. BELGIAN, Capt. Brown, sailing from Portland, on January 15>th, will call at St. Johns, Newfoundland, to land passengers. Rate of passage—Cabin $30 in gold, or its equiva lent in U. S. Currency. For further information apply to JalHd H. * A. ALLAN, 3 India Street. WASTED. Book Agents Wanted! For Every Town in the State. £ljr' For Full particulars apply to or address, J. PATTEN PITCH, 433 1-4 CONGRESS STREET, PORTLAND, ME Jail 1C <12w&w3w '3 Wanted. A MAN with $300 wants to join some responsible person in any paying business where the above sum and his own sei vices would insure him a reason able living. Address D. C. K., This Office. JalOdlw* Wanted. A gentleman to Join In buying a desirable House Lot ou Congrc ss Street. The rigid person will find this a rare opportunity for a good bargain. Apply for one week to PATTERSON & CHADBOURNE, Healers iu Real Estate, Morion tilock, tan 15 lw next above the Preble House. Girl Wanted. TO do house work in a small family. One tluu ran take charge of the work, and do it, will hear oi a good chance by applying to HENRY P. WHITE, Old K'l\y H&U, b tween tiie hours of 3 and 4 any afternoon. Portland Jan. 15 dl w Wanted Immediately t A First Class Lady Tcaclier i To take charge of the English Department in a Seminary. Apply to , D. C., Box 276, do3Uil3w Saint^John, New Brun»wick. Flour Barrels Wanted. ON and after January 2d, 18G7, we shall rename the purchase of Flour Brls. FOR CASH, al the Office of the Portland Hu«;-ar (Jo., 47 1-4 Danfarth Hi. dc27dlm J. B. BROWN A SONS. Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each for lirst class Flour Barrels suitable for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., uovl3dtf 131) Commercial street. Wanted Immediately. ■4 Good American, Nova Scotia and Irish Iv/V/ Girls to do housework, cook, 4rt*., in pri vate lambics and hotels in this city and country. Situations sure. The best wages j>aid. AiSo 50 Girls to work in Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call on us, a? we will supply them free of charge. Address or apply at the General Agency Employment Office, 3fil h Congress Street, up stairs. COX & POWABS. scpt26dtt late WHITNEY & CO. LOST AND FOUND. Found— A Waicli ! ON Monday 14tu inst., on Commercial Street, a Gentleman’s Watch. The owner can have the same by proving property and paying charges, by calling on board the biig “ Uncle Jerry,” lying at Hobson’s Wharl, on JOHN A. BROWN. janl6 dlw* Shawl Lost. ON Saturday, 12th inst., between Wilmot and Quebec Streets, passing through Ox lord, A Doable Woolea Shawl, light drab, crossed with blue. The Under will con let a favor and receive pay f. r his trouble bv leaving It at Mr. Rufus Bis a lit House, on Franklin Street, No. 50. jau 15 dlw* BOARD AND BOOMS. Rooms to Lei. TWO Front Rooms, well furnished, to lot with board, No. 38 Center Street, opposite Preble House. jalldlw* Board. A FEW gentlemen boarders can be accommodated at No 28 Paris Street. Apply to X. P. S. PEEK ING._ja'nl2w* To be Let. PLEASANT nnfumisbed rooms without board, suitable tor gentlemen and their wives. En quire at No. 5 South street, between 3 and 11 A. Al. each day. jan&ltl To Let with Board. ALabge Fbont Pablob at 31 Free Street. Also Lodging Room with or without Board. Jan0d2w* 'it - ■ i ■ ■ ■ i ■ jg ■■■ New Store I New Goods I No. 18 Market Street, (Formerly Lime Street,) Produce, & Provisions, Teas, Coffee, & Spices. Also a hew aad CHOICE STOCK of GROCERIES and Grocers’ Shelf Goods! VST An inspection of my Stock and Prices is re spectfully invited. GEORGE IF. HALL. Jan 16—dtf A C A R D 7 THE undersigned having REMOVED from Ware's Hall, will OPEN THIS DAY THEIR NEW STORE Wo. 3 Free St. Block, And would invite the attention of (he Clothing, Tailoring & Dry Goods Trade to their Large and well Assorted New Stock Foreign & Domestic Woolens, Tailors’ Trimmings, —AND— Gentlemen’s Furnishing Goods! Pnrohased rhe past week for Cash, which will be offered to the trade at the lawest market prices. Soliciting your patronage, we remain Yours Very Truly, CHADBOURN & KENDALL. January 15, 1867. Notice. THE undersigned having purchased the Bakery, &c., of Mr. It. Kent, will continue the BAKING BUSINESS AT THE OLD STAND, NO. 107 FORE, ( OK. VINK STREET, Where we shall be haapy to see our old customers, am! as many new ones as may favor us w ith their pat ronage. PEARSON & SMITH. October 1, 1866. dtf The subscriber having disposed of his Bakery to Messrs. Pearson & Smith, would cheerfully recom mend them to Ids former patrons, being assured that, from their well known reputation, they will continue the business acceptably. And he will take this opportunity to gratefully ac knowledge the many favors bestowed uj*on him by bis patrons for many years. REUBEN KENT. October 1.1866. dtt The Repeating Match! THE Greatest Novelty of Uie Ago ! Ever7 Smoker should have one. Sold by J. R. LUNT & CO., jal&L'U Druggists, 348 Congress St. 8. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY! HAYING moved into our new si ore, uexl door be low our old stand, and ilttod it for a FIRST CLASS ABOfGRl, we beg leave to return our ibanks to our numerous patrons for past tavors. and inform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for selling the best of REEF, and all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, we have added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling the best of goods At the Lowest Cash Prices! to merit a fair share of patronage. The same atten tion as heretofore |>aid to orders for Meats and Vege tables for dinners. Cart will call for orders every morning if desired. S. WINSLOW & CO. No. 28 Spring Street Market. S. WINSLOW. c. E. I'AUE. •January 11. dCm To Let. WHARFAGE and Storage to let on wharf with whle and narrow gauge rail track, and deep water. Apply to J. H. HAMI.EN, head Hobson's Wharf___Ja&13w_ HANSON d,* WINSLOW’S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, -VXD Plongjli Mniiulliclory, WE would Inform the public that we are prepar ed to furuteli Casting, of every description to order at short notice. We now have on hand an as sortment ol Window Weights. Sled Shoes and other Ca^jrWfl are prepared to furnish Cas ings for Rail Road Companies and Ship Builders. Also, i’laning. Jointing. Matching and Sawing promptly done J W. HANSON, 0. C. WINSLOW. ■AS York HI., Drad of Scnilh's W harf. Jan 1—d FRANK ABORN, PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER! NO, 1 FREE STREET BLOCK. A large assortment of CLOCKS of all kinds, Watches. Npcrtarlc, nod ThrrmowUn constantly on hand. Repairing iu all its branches puncttmllv attended to, aud work guaranteed to bo tauhriilly performed. All articles sold warranted to be as represented. A thir sliare of the patronage of the public is re spectfully solicited. Portland, Jan. 14,18OT. _dtf Notice to Land Holders, MR. O’DUROCHl'R, Builder, Is prepared Io take contracts tor building, citli* by JOB or by DAY WORK, can furnish First Class workmen and material of all description. ltrsideitco, AMERICAN HOrsF. India Street, Portland. August 17th, UW angSO—tf