Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 22, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 22, 1867 Page 2
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... I The PnrnguayM " nr [Correspondent of the X. T. Times.] Rio Jankiso, Dec. 9, 1866. The last news received herefrom the seat of war in Paraguay is up to the 23d ult., and I from Montevideo to the 29th. The presence of ! the new Brazilian Commander-in-Chief Mar quis do Caxias, had been hailed with the great- j est enthusiasm by all the army and fleet, the Argentines themselves joining the Brazilians in tneir demonstrations of joy. 'The Marquis is on the best of terms with Gen. Mitre. tio engagement has taken place yet between ! the belligerent forces; occasional shots of ar tillery are exchanged between the outposts of | Curupaity and Cuaugar. The Brazilian army, encouraged by the presence of the Marquis, is j fortifying itself more and more every day, and j preparing for a decisive action, which, mougn not iikely to come off before the end of J? ebru ary, promises to be the last one ot this uulor tunatc war, if wo are to judgo from the Mar- . quis’ scientific attainments as a soldier, and from all the precautions he is taking. The re forms he has lntroducedjbave had a iuort salu tary effect on the morale ot the private sol diers and have increased that confidence so necessary in the officers, who now seem to brave all dangers for the glorious termination of this campaign. Immediately alter his arrival at Corrientes the Marquis had an interview with Admiral Tamaudare, the result of which was a depar ture of a flotilla of three gunboats to Itapua, ill the Upper Parana River, to watch the Par aguayans in that quarter, as it was discovered that they have been receiving supplies through the borders of the Province of Rio Grande, in Brazil, and that ot Corrientes, in the Argen tine Republic. How this had not been provid ed against by Tamandare cannot be understood. It is the first important work the fleet will have done for many months. Theer is a tendency now, on the part ot some Buenos Ayres papers, to execute the Admiral for not having gone up the Paraguay River, on the strength of reports made by American and other foreign officers who have been up to Cu rupaity lately, that the river is alive with tor pedoes for seven miles above the fortress; but why did he not pass up a year ago, before i^opez had time to guard himself so well? As tor the river Parana, running along the southern froi* ticr of Paraguay, it has never been in the least obstructed, aud a single gunboat might have blockaded every paso in it without difficulty or danger. Kor the success and brief conclusion of this war Tainamlare should have been recalled long since, for it has been known over a year that, he w ould do nothing because ho could not agree with the other commanders. The Impe rial Government has at last remedied this state of things by appointing Vice-Admiral J. J. Ig nasio to substitute Tamaraude, who is coming back shortly. The new Vice-admiral lelt here on the 6th inst., and will be in charge very soon. Ho was accompanied on board tho transport by a host of friends and admirers, who consider him and Caxias as tho ouly two men capable of saving the country from a dis graceful defeat. The imperial fleet at present in Paraguayan waters is composed of nine iron-clads, twenty gunboats, two sloops-of-war, (oue a steamer carrying 32 guns,) two bomb vessels, and seven other small steamers,"besides a large number of transports, carrying in all 215 guus and 3,70u men. A very formidable force, surely, for a small country like Paraguay to oppose itself to. A Paraguayan deserter who came over to the allied lines a few days ago, declares that Lopez’s army is very much reduced; that his meu are in rags, and on the point of starvation, &c., &c. Iu contradiction to this statement, an American officer writing from on board the Shamkin says: “ Wo are quite struck with tho magnificent appearance of the Paraguayans in eight; they seemed as if they had been fed up tor show, and kept in the best possible trim.— They lookod fresh, well clad, and had the hear ing of defiant men, and able to do their work bravely.” Cqrupaity is now stronger than before the assault oi the 22d of September last, having been greatly fortified by a heavy battery on tho river side. Latest from Crete.—The following is tlie last bulletin of the Cretan Central Committee of Athens which has reached this country.— The news from Canea comes down to the 11th of December, that from the place where the Cretan General Assembly is convened to the 7th of December. On the 20th of November occurred the con test at Kissamos, which lasted for several hours. The Turks fought under the protection of several vessels of war. Many were wound ed on both sides. Nevertheless the revolution is as active as it was at the beginning, in spite of the malignant rumors which have boeu cir culated about it. The Cretans are assembled in force in the district of Cydouia. where arc congregated also the soldiers of the districts of Sell nos and Kissamos add Sphakia. The in surgents are resolutely awaiting the enemy.— Their courage has been greatly raised by the nows of the departure of au English gunboat, which has gone, they are assured, to take on board women and children, and withdraw them from the perils that menace them. Wo have reeeivdd letters from the Cretan camp, and are still under the inliuencc ot the emotions which the bloody catastrophe at Ar kadi awakened in onr hearts. The details which we are every nay learning from those who are arriving! from the cas’teru districts, arc still more aiU.cting. There were about 1(50 persons in the convent, not 510, as it was said at first. The fighting men among them numbered 250. The women end children and old men, who were in the monastery, numbered, therefore, about 700. Sixty .one women and children alone have escaped this trightful disaster, with thirty five men, most of them wounded. Some others h.ol been drawn out from beneath the ruins of the monastery, but they were so mutilated and lame and weak that their limbs refused their office; and tlie Turkish soldiers who escorted them from the Arkadi to Rhithymnos slew them on the way in order to be rid of them. In the afl'air of the Arkadi, the Turks lost more than three thousand men, whose bodies were thrown into ditches which were covered over with images plundered from the monas tery, in default of planks. The bodies of tlie Christians have remained on the plain without the rite of sepulture. From the ruins of the convent arises such a deleterious miasma from tin! bodies putrifying there, that no onecan ap proach it. r ro.n information which we have Teceived here, we learn that Colonel Coroneos (the Commander-in-Chief of the Cretan forces) re gards the situation of things as very sstisfacto ry. The General Assemblage of tue Cretans is in council with their military chiefs; and something advantageous will without doubt re sult from their deliberation. The Assembly was not yet aware of tlie debarkation of Colo nel Vennissarli, who has given to the body of 400 men which he commands the name of the Legion of Flute. It is hoped that the naval vessels of other powers, as well as those of the United States, will follow the example of the English gun boat." The Grand Trunk—The Sherbrooke (C. E.) Gazette arraigns with great severity the man agement ot this railroad. There is unhappily too much truth in its complaints. Au English gentleman, au official of the company, recently in our hearing characterized it in strong hut expressive language as a “beastly road.” The Gazette says: The conuition of this road is such as to call for special notice. Scarcely a day passes in which one or more trains do not run off the track, the state of which is, without exaggera tion, a disgrace to the company. There is no regularity in the arrival of trains, and so much uncertainty exists that travellers can make no calculation of the time when they will arrivo at any given point. Serious apprehensions arc felt by those who arc obliged to travel by the cars, and nothing but absolute necessity com pels people to risk life and limbs by travelling over the road. It has been urged that the Province could well afford the enormous outlay for bui diDg and equipping the road, as the increased facil ities for travelling, and conveyance of freight would more than counterbalance the cost, in promoting the interest of the country; hut of jate the risk of life and limb and the uncer tainty attending both travel and freight, has affo’-Hed anything but satisfaction in patroniz ing the road. au, a week passes but wo hear of trains running into each other, with more or less loss of life, and “nobody to blame”! The only wonder is that a much greater loss of life has lmt resulted from the manifest carelessness exliibited and the totally unsafe state of the track. f'licre surely ought to somo Government interference to protect the lives and property ot parties using the road. Some years since, there was a Government inspector of bridges appointed, but we never could learn that he did his duty, or attended in any way to the state of the road, except perhaps occasionally tiding over the road in a first class ear. if something is not done soon to remedy ex isting evils, the country will be stariled some morning the news of so serious an acci dent and lo.-s of life as will shock the whole community. It is better to prevent the recur rence ot such disasters in season than to la ment them, when it is too late. The Nation.—This very able paper began a new year with its issue for January 3d. The first two numbers, owing’ to some accidental de tention, arc a little lato in reaching us, but arc still welcome. The Nation is the very best of our politico-literary weeklies, the only one in fact among us which in the breadth and sound ness ot its views, in the ability and culture with which its articles are prepared and in its free dom from partizan bias approaches in any de gree the true standard of what such a paper should he. Its support of the Republican cause is all the more valuable from the fact that itisquito a' ove subservience to the Republi can party . All the best principles and highest objects ot the Republicans find in it a power ful advocate, and one which it is for their in terest to sustain and encourage. The publishers offer a novelty in the way of premiums. They propose, one week alter the first day of July 1807 to pay one thousand dol lars to the person who shall, between the pres c.u time aud the date above mentioned, have lorrarjj.l the largest number of new sub scriptions exceeding one hundred; provided, that each subscription shall be for a full year (begiuuiug with any number); and that there shall be at least twenty competitors for the premium. If there bo lower than twenty com petitors, but at least ten, five hundred dollars will be awarded to the most successful The terms of ihc Nation are five dollars per annum, in advance. Address E. L. Godkin & Co., publishers, 103 Nassau street, Now York. —If a good man evor says a pleasant thing, it must be in company where there are no ex pectations. Pleasant things rise up in con versation like bubbles on a pure stream, wind ing beneath the shades, and free in its wind ing. Foreign. [Correspondence ot the Boston Advertiser] PRUSSIAN POLITICS. Iff Prussia, the most noteworthy political event appears to be the revival, to a certain extent, ot the old conllict betwe en the govern ment and the Lower House of the Landtag or Parliament. Though much reduced in numer ical strength at the last elections in conse quence or the reaction in favor of the govern ment, brought about by the unexpected results of the war, the liberal party has shown by its I course in the Lower House, in the past few weeks, that it has fully recovered from the dis couragement ot last summer, and is determin ed to check, as of old, the traditional inclina tions ot the King’s government to make arbi trary demands upon the national legislature and to exercise arbitrary powers. On Four sev eral occasions has the opposition of the liberal ui embers succeeded in defeating the govern | ment during the consideration of the annual j appropriation bills, which has constituted so far the main business of the present session of the Berlin Parliament. First, they brought about the refusal of an improper demand for an increase of the salaries ot the higher grades Of civil officers. Their argument, that the lower classes of officials, whose pay is wretch edly low in Prussia, should receive the bene fit of legislative liberality, prevailed by a small majority. Next, they made the government yield its position relative to the bill appropri ating one million and a half of Prussian thal ers ($1,100,000) for pecuniary donations to the ! public servants who had most distinguished ; themselves in the late war. The government wanted the House simply to vote the money, I which it proposed to distribute at its pleasure. ! But the liberals insisted on inserting the names of the intended recipients ot the people’s mo ney in the bill, and carried their point after protracted resistance on the part of the gov eminent. • • • * Their third success’tho liberals achieved in having by ihcir efforts an appropriation of 35,000 thalers for the secret police fund strickeu out of the budget of the Minister of the lnteria. * * * The most important liberal triumph consisted in carry ing a resolution by a minority of fourteen, de claring expressly that, though the Uousc would vote, iu view ot the political situation, the appropriations asked for by the War De partment, tliis action was not intended to iui Sly an indirect approbation of tho acts of the Ling and ministry in connection with the re organization of the army, carried out since ldbO, in violation of the Constitution and the laws of the land. The reorganization of the army, it will bo remembered, was inaugurated and accomplished by Kiug William and the Bismarck ministry without tue sanction of Varliament, by a flagrant usurpation of power It formed the main point at issue in the five, years struggle between the government and Parliament, in the course of which the former again and ugain dissolved the latter for steady refusal of constantly increasing opposition ma jorities to vote the additional approprial ions required by the War Department under tho re organization, the last dissolution taking place as late as last February. By the passage of the resolution, the liberals formally announc ed to the government that its late victories have neither wiped out its past record of out rageous, persistent wrong to the popular branch of the national legislature, nor render ed them disposed to lbllow its dictation blindly hereafter, aud saved themselves the self-stnlti fication iu which an unconditional voting of appropriations that they had so consistently re fused in the past would have inevitably involv ed them. The Atlantic Monthly for February opens with the second part of Holmes’s “Guardian Angel." The story gets under weigh slowly, the interest' of the present chapters being found mainly in the carefully elaborated por trait of the old Master of Arts, Byles Grid ley, which is presented in sharp contrast with that of the able young schemer, Murray Bradshaw. “Characteristics of the Elizabethan Litera ture,” is a brief but brilliant and discriminat ing essay from Mr. Edwiu P. Whipple, the first of a series on English Literature which that vigorous and polished writer is to con tribute during the year. “George Bedilliou’s Knight," is the beginning of a story by Mrs. Davis, author of “Life in the Iron Mills,” which exhibits thus far some of tho best traits of that writer, her artistic skill and keen in sight into character, without the coarse hard ness of handling, and the morbid fondness for mental disease which often make her works repulsive. Mr. C. D. Shanly, who seems to have had opportunities lor knowing the Ins and outs of that subject, contributes an enter taining article on the trials and difficulties in cident to “Ccfmic Journalism.” “Katharine Morno” is continued, and is as sentimentally didactic and as affected as evor. Then comes “A Drift-Wood Fire,” another of Mr. Higgin son’s delightful “Out Door Papers,” in which fine thoughts and tender, graceful fancies fol low each other os rapidly as the waves upon the beach over which in imagination he leads us. “How Mr. Frye would have preached it,” by Rev. E. E. Hale, is a very striking record of an experience to which many a man’s con science might furnish a parallel, but our satis faction in reading it is seriously marred by the feeling that no man who had passed through such an experience ever could, or indeed ever should, relate it to such an audience. Thu ex posure revolt! us, as a violation of that mental modesty which it is as much incumbent upon us to observe as personal modesty itself. Conspicuous among tho attractions of this number of the Atlantic will be the paper by Professor Agassiz on “The Glacial Phenome na of Maine,” which is at once valuable for its new scientific facts, and interesting from its local descriptions. An extract from this arti cle will be found on the fourth page of to-day’s issue. Mr. Win. Howells contributes under tho title of “Forza Maggiore,” a lively reminiscence of his experience of Italian travel; and anoth er well-known writer furnishes some interest ing “Recollections” of John Vanderlyn, the ar tist. The only political paper in the number is that of Mazzini on “The Republican Alliance,” a considerable portion of which we give else where. “The Stand-Point of the Boarding House,” and the usual reviews and literary no tices complete the list of prore articles. Of the poetical contributions “Elizabeth’s Chamber” strikes us as the finest in teeling and most sub tle in conception; “Mona,” by Alice Cary, printed on our fourth page, is tender and me lodious; “The Guerdon” by Aldrich presents in pleasing garb an old and favorite story, and Trowbridge’s “Real Estate,” contains the sub stance of many homilies. Arrival of the North American. The steamship North American, Capt. Kerr, from Liverpool 10th and Londonderry Uth, ar rived at this port at 9 o'clock last evening, bringing 1C cabin and 91 steerage passengers, and a large cargo. We are indebted to Mr. McNaughton, Purser of the steamer, for late papers. The North American is one of the pioneers of this line. She has had new boilers put into her, and this is her first trip with them. She proves now, as she did originally, to he the swiftest steamer of the line, having made the quickest trip of any of them. Details of the effects of the disastrous gales continuo to he published. The damage was great, both on land and water, including many wrecks and loss of life. i;he London TitneB remarks that the move ment for impeachment of President Johnson is evidence of a revolution through which the Union is passing. It is a hint of what may come after. The fate of Johnson is a trifle compared with the safeguards of all personal liberty and individual freedom, which are thus subjected to tlie unchecked caprice of a fluctu ating majority. PRUSSIA. Baron Von Werthcrn, hitherto Prussian En voy at Madrid, is spoken of as tho future rep resentative of Prussia at the Saxon Court. The party of progress intend to bring for ward a hill in the Chamber of Deputies, de manding that members of the North German Parliament should receive salary,and their travelling expenses should be paid them. The North Gorman Parliament may he ex pected to meet in twelve days alter the termin ation of the elections—or about the 24th of February. Reports were in circulation that the Duke of Saxe Coburg had resolved to abdicate his sov ereign lights in favor ol Prussia. ., FRANCE. Rumors nt modification in the Cabinet were again current, and M. Kouher was named as likely to withdraw. It was also asserted that the Council el State evinced a decided inten tion to oppose the new Army scheme. ITALY. Rumors had been current that the question between Italy and Turkey in regard to the firing into an Italian steamer by a Turkish frigate, had been arranged; but the Opiniouc contradicts it, and says Italy will insist upon reparation from Turkey in the matter. The political emigrants at Bologna had large ly signed an address which virtually calls for the overthrow of the Hope. They demand that the Governors of the city of Rome shall cease to be the worst in Europe; that foreign troops in Papal pay shall be disbanded; that men confined in prison for supposed ott'er.ees | against religion shall ba released, and that the dominion of the priests shall be shaken off— The address declares that liberty is oniy to .be won by bloodshed. AUSTRIA. , Complete amnesty bad been granted for all offenses against the Press law,and newspapers are relieved from all legal consequences of seu- j fences which may have been passed upon them. TURKEY. The Turkish Government has received infor mation of plans formed by the Greek party of action, tor fomenting insurrection ill other islands of the Archipelago. itusten Bey, Turkish Miuister at the Italian of°l^P^MW^tt!ed rciJr,"tiVe A Lesson.—Senator Sumner, in concluding I his recent speech in arraignment of Mr. John- j son, said: Here, sir, I closo what I have to say at this 1 time. But before I take my scat you will par- ! don me if I read a brief lesson which seems as ! if written for the hour. The words arc as beau- I tiful as emphatic. “The dogmas of the quiet past are inade- ' qaate to the stormy present. The occasion is ! piled high with difficulty, and we must riso with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must disenthral ourselves, and then we shall save our country,” These arc the words of Abraham Lincoln.— They arc as full of vital force now as when ho uttered them. I entreat you not to neglect the lesson, Learn from this how to save our i twuntry, I PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Advertisements To-Day. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes—T. E. Moseley & Co. . NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Show Casa for Sale. Wood Moulding, &e.—Littlefield & Wilson U. S. Marshal’s Sale. House tor Sale. Maine Central Railroad Company. Desirable Premises to be Let. Till' t’OI'BTS. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM. BARROW* J, I’RESIDINO. Monday.—No. 181. - D. B. Mo?crvc, v. Oriental Powder Company. Assumpsit to recover for servic es. The defense was toat plaint ill* agreed to work six months for the company, and to give them two weeks notice when he intended to leave j neither of which obligations he performed,and the company was put to extra expense in filling his place. Verdict for plain till tor S49.8C. I. W. Parker. Deblois & Webb. Ihe Collagan will case is assigned for trial to-day. Horse Railrond Meeting# The annual meeting of the Portland Rail road Company took place yesterday afternoon in the Common Council Room, and was quite fully attended. The report of M. G. Palmer, Treasurer, shows the company to be in a pros perous condition, and the stockholders express ed themselves satisfied with the result. The whole earnings of the road for the year is $54,986.80. Expenses for the same time $42. 607.38. Leaving a net balance of $12,319.48, which, with the balance from last year, more than pays the floating debt. The Superintendent’s report shows the num ber of horses to be ninety-nine, an increase of eight since last year. The cars and other equipments remain about tbc same. He also shows that Congress Street is more profitable than Spring Street. Total number oi miles run (if all done by one pair of horses) 192,804. Total number of passengers carried by the city cars 782,829; by Westbrook lino 225,665; total 1,008,494; a gain of nearly 100,000 over the last year. The subject of extending the track to Libby’s Corner was quite fully discussed. Mr. Palmer, who had given much thought to the subject, expressed his belief that it would be advanta geous to the company, but at the same time thought that the stockholders had not exam ined the subject enough to come to his conclu sion, and while he would not urge them to adopt his views, lie could but say that in his opinion it would add largely to the profits of the company. The stockholder? made choice of E. A. Nor ton, W. L. Southard, ,T. N. Winslow, Elieu^ Corey ami John E. Palmer as Directors for the ensuing year, all Directors of the old board excepting John F. Palmer, elected in place of Mayor Stevens, who resigned when elected Mayor. Additional Conli'i ballons. ladies’ executive belief committee. To long months of fearful sickness, and to £aintul bereavement, the Secretary of the ladies’ Executive Relief Committee trusts en tirely for pardon for the lateness of the follow ing acknowledgements. Mbs. E. U. Bacon. Received by Ladies’ Executive Committee for the benefit of the sufferers,from the Ladies Society of Buxton ami Hollis, fifty-sevou new readymade garments; cotton cloth valued at $21; money, $13.50. We would make a special acknowledgment to the “Ladies Portland Relief Society of Buf falo, N. Y.” and to the gentleman of that city, who so constantly aided them in their efforts to obtain supplies for our sufferers. Their Society was formed immediately upon hearing of the calamity that had befallen our beautiful city, and their labors did not cease until our own Relief Society had closed its room. Their efforts were more remarkable being so remote and unconnected by business interestSj with not more than twenty residents of the city, as we were informed, natives of Maine, anil only one or two from Poitland.— One of the latter was assisted, when a hoy and in the commencement of his business life’, by a gentleman of this city, who cannot number this instance as a solitary beneficence, and who now lias llie gratification to see his sympathy and kindness gratefully returned by the suc cessful merchant, in money ami labor to the city of his birth. 1 copy from the Buffalo Commercial Adver tiser a. final report of “The Ladies’ Portland Relief Association;” “The cash receipts have been $406.17, which has been expended here under the advice of the Ladies’ Committee in Portland, in purchasing warm shawls and clothing. There have been forwarded to Portland nine teen boxes, containing new and second band clothing, shawls, shoes, bedding, tin-ware, etc., ranging in value from $75 to $225 each. All reached their destination in good order, and tbeir receipt has been promptly acknowledged. The officers feel themselves under the great est obligations m the Express Companies for their great libflility in forwarding all boxes free of charge. Their thanks are also due to Breed, Butler & Co., and Flint, Kent, and Stone, for receiving and packing donations, to C. F. T. Thomas, Esg., for printing reports and tickets, and to the press for tlieir kindness and promptness in publishing reports.” Mrs. T. C. Welch, President. Miss B. W. Hawes, Secretary. Another Storm. Another snow storm set in early Monday morning which continued throughout the day, though not with so violent a wind as the storm of Thursday. A largo quautity of snow has fallen which makes it unpleasant h^th for pe destrians and horses. Tho railroads of course suffered from the storm. The Portlaud & ltochester ran trips both ways in the forenoon. The train lrom Augusta, on the Portland & Kennebec road> was not delayed half an hour. The trains from Montreal and Bangor wero delayed over three hours, and did not arrive here until near six o’clock. The train for Boston that left this city at 8.45 A. M, was one hour behind time in roacliing the South Berwick Junction. The train that left Boston for this city at 7.30 A. M., did not arrive here until about six o’clock in the even ing. No trains either way were run on this road in the afternoon. The regular trains for Montreal and Bangor left about the usual time yesterday afternoon. The storm ceased about sunset. Cumberland National Bank.—The annu al meeting of the stockholders of this Bank was held Monday afternoon, and the following Board of Direotors was elected: Wm. Moulton, Ashur Ware, Alvah Conant, Edward H. Da veis, M. M. Butler, W. F. Milliken, S. J. An derson,) the latter in place of Jonathan Tuks bury deceased). William Moulton, President, Samuel Small, Cashier. Back Mails.—The train that arrived from Boston yesterday, brought nothing later from New York than the papers of £ aturday morn ing, and nothing South of there later than last Thursday morning. The train from Augusta brought the Bath papers of Friday, Saturday and Monday. Al so the Belfast and Bockland palters that were due on Friday and Saturday. Attention Battalion '.-Prepare for Review! Column Forward, Guide Right—March l .'—The Military Ball to-night will no doubt be fully at tended by our military friends, and wo have no doubt it will prove one of the finest affairs ever given in this State. A goodly array of uniforms add greatly to the effect at a festivity of this sort, and wo are snre that our Portland ladies cannot be surpassed. Robbing Clothes Lines— Officers Porter and Hall arrested a negro on Saturday after noon charged with robbing the clothes line ol Mrs. Reed on Lafayette street. This robbing clotheslines is “practiced to a great extent in this community, and it is necessary for the public good, that those convicted should suffer some.” _ THE STATE. —The Skowhegan Clarion says that owing to the snow blockade the Thursday train from this city had not arrived at nine o’clock on Sat urday morning. —In Augusta on Thnrsday night, as we learn Irom the Journal, the shoe store of Mr. Lawrence, the store ol Mr. Rowe, and others, to the number of five in all, were broken into and robbed of money in scrip, to tbe amount of $50 or more. The police worked up the case, and have arrested several of the parties and recovered nearly all the money, —The Bath Times reports snow drifts in that city varying in depth from nine to fifteen feet. The Belfast Journal publishes with approv ing comments the recent “manly” letter of Gen. Beauregard. —The Rockland Gazette says that on Thurs day last as Gen. W. H. Titcomb accompanied by his wife, was abont driving upon the Chick awauka Pond in his sleigh, the approach of another team caused his to start sudden ly, and Mrs. Titcomb was thrown out of the sleigh and very severely hurt, dislocating her left shoulder and receiving a fracture of the shoulder-blade. Personal.—The editor of the Star has re vived a piivate letter from Rev. Mr. Me Collin ter, of Westbrook, dated at Rome, iu which he states that he was about starting for Greece.— He would make a tour of that interesting country, and then return home, expecting to arrive here in time to assume his place at the Seminary at the beginning of the spring term, An absconding debtor, who was summar ily stopped from leaving town, says he is utter ly opposed to writualUiu, AWFUL TRAGEDY ! Murder of Two Aged Women near Auburn. Arrest of a Suspected Man. [From the Lew iston Journal of Monday.) Saturday evening the lifeless and frozen bod ies of Mrs. Susannah Kinsley, a widow of .Ins tin Kinsley, aged about sixty-four years, and of Miss Polly Caswell, a maiden lady aged about sixty-seven years, were found horribly mangled, in the house owned by Mrs. K. and occupied by both, about half a mile this side of West Auburn, on the road leading from that place to this city, and about four miles from here. The condition of the bodies at once showed that a most shocking murder had been committed, all the circumstances of which known at the present writing, are as follows: Saturday night about dusk Mr. Isaac Lil.bey, a shoemaker, living the third house this side of Widow Kinsley's [perhaps the distance of a quarter of a mile,) went to her house for the purpose oi obtaining some suoes which she anu Miss Caswell had been binding or stitching.— He noticed that no track had been made to the door since the storm of Thursday, hut thought nothiug of this nor of the fact that the two doors on the front side of the house were fastened, as the inmates were advanced iujycars and lived alone, die went to the shed door and found that unhasped but fastened by a prop loaning against it from the inside. This led him to notice that there was no smoke is suing from the chimney, aud being somewhat startled, lie proceeded to the nearest neighbor’s. Mr. Otis Keith, about sixty or one hundred rods distant, and requested him to go with him to the Widow Kinsley’s. Mr. Libliey and Mr. Keith went back to the liqusc of Widow Kinsley, aud passed around the buildings to the rear where they found the hack door open, and snow blowcd into the small entry. The nloor leading directly from the entry into a small cook-room perhaps eight feel square, as well as another leading from the cook-room into the sitting-room, were shut hut not fastened. Opening both dours aud looking around by the dim light of the moon, they dis covered ajwhite object on the floor—so sugges tive of some horrible tragedy that both gentle men at once beat a hasty retreat and proceeded to a neighbor’s to obtain a lantern and assist ance. Having procured both, they returned to the house and there discovered a scene which made the blood almost freeze in their veins. On the floor, lying across the door-stool of an open door leading into a small entry separating tho sitting-room from a sleeping apartment, was stretched tho lifeless body of Polly Cas well—her head and shoulders in the entry aud her body and lower limbs in the sitting-room. The body was partially covered with a night dress, and on proceeding to take hold of it, it was iound frozen stiffly, and giving evidence of liaving been in that condition lor several days. A broken cliair, covered with blood, lay near, affording evidence in itself that it had been used in aiding in tho murder of Miss O. Hardly had this terrible scene been realized before another still more terrible met tlieir gaze, in the bed in a small bed-room, about ten feet square, adjoining the sitting-room aud connect ed with it by a door,—which was open—was the lifeless and ghastly body of the willow Kinsley, also frozen still', aud lying with her uiglit clothes on, in a pool ol congealed blood. The bed clothes were matted with blood, the quilt aud leather tick torn, aud feathers were scattered abont, and everything indicated that a terrible struggle for life bail there taken place, Mrs. Kinsley being a large and powerful woman. The body of Mrs. Kinsley was horribly cut and mangled. Tho jugular vein was severed by a deep gash on the side of the throat. There were also cuts on the left jaw boyie and on the left forehead, a gasli nearly six inches inlength ou the left leg, aud severe bruises on the leit shoulder, not to mention many minor cuts and bruises. The evidence was conclusive that a rape had been committed or attempted. The immediate cause of her death was the severing of the jugular vien. Appearances indicate that the murderer or murderers had attacked Widow K. in her bed, trom which she had not arisen. Miss Caswell had received Revere blows on lier bead and lace (probably by the chair), her skull was fractured, her leit wrist broken, her wrist and left shoulder bruised. There was also a bruise over her right eye, a cut on her left arm above the elbow, and a cut on the left knuckles. The immediate cause of her death was probably the fracture of the skull, although it is possible thatffnis might only have produc ed insensibility and that freezing did the rest. Blood was found by the side of the stove in the sitting room near the mantel-piece, indi cating Miss C. had been attacked there lirst, and pursued towards the door to the entry opening into the room, where she was stricken down. The supposition is that Miss C., who slept in a room in another part of the house, was awakened by the noise of the struggle in Widow Kinsley’s room, and arose and came out into the sittiug-rooiu, and was reaching to the mantel-piece for a lamp and a match to light it, when she was struck by the villain (who probably had completed his work with Mrs. K.) with a chair. Miss C. not being ren dered senseless by the blow, probably attempt ed to flee to her room, the villain following, and beating and cutting her until she fell in the doorway. Her wrist was undoubtedly broken in attempting to ward off the blows of the cliair' I lu re were uo indications that the house or any of the bureaus, draws, or trunks had been examined, or that anything had been removed. The murderer hnu left nothing behind which had been used by him in the commission ot the crime except the broken chair. Although his clothes must have been more or less covered with blood from tile struggle with Mrs. Kins ley, yet uo indications of anything removed or left behind could he discovered. Neither was there the least indication that plunder was the object of the villain. A coroner’s juiy, which was summoned on Saturday night, examined the bodies and wounds, arriving at tiie conclusion that a rape had been committed on the body of Mrs. Kins ley. All the tacts which we have narrated, auil others of which we will speak hereafter, were elicited. The investigations of the jury ex tended into Sunday forenoon, and their ver dict, of course, could only be that the deceased were murdered by some person or persons un known. Wednesday evening a neighbor called at the house and spent a portion ot the evening there, leaving Mrs. Kinsley and Miss Caswell in their usual health and spirits. A third member of the family (Miss Kinsley), a daughter of Wid ow K., was providentially absent at Auburn, and thus her lifo was saved. These circumstances point very clearly to some time Wedndsday night or early Thurs day morning, as the time when the murder was committed. Thursday the storm raged, and scarcely a person passed along the road during the day, and Friday the wind blew and the roads were blockaded; and it was not until Saturday that any one would have been likely to notice the house. Ill investigating as to who committed the deed, the only circumstances of significance are these: About half-past two o’clock Thurs day morning the family of Isaac Libby, who lmj# in the third house below Widow Kins ley’s, as we have already stated, were awaken ed by a noise of some one trying to get in at the window’ of their sloeping room. Mr. Libby arose, went to the window, and there saw a man. Mr. L. immediately asked him what he wanted? “ I want to go in and warm me,” he replied. Mr. L. being very suspicious of the appearance.of tho man, responded, “I can’t let you in; go away.” Upon this the strange visitor went around to another window, and made an attempt to raise it, and soon after went away. Sunday, one Nathaniel Johnson, of North Yarmouth, who has been a laborer in this vicin ity for some time, was arrested by Constable lin ker, at Mr. Kicker’s near the Poor Farm in Auburn,-.fl suspicion of being the murderer. Johnson was at once turned over to the hands of officer Littlefield, who brought him to Au burn Jail Sunday afternoon where lie is now confined. Johnson is a heavy man, about 3oor 40 years of age, wears a long frock and a kos sutli hat. He has not in years past sustained a good reputation, having been before the Police Court for drunkenness, and having served a season in jail ior larceny. • He has driven a team for various parties in Auburn, and has been frequently on the streets here. Haavers that he is innocentof themur der. SPECIAL NOTICES. Ladies visiting Boston will find the extensive Boot and Shoe Store of T. E. MOSELEY A CO.’S, Summer Street, in the Imme diate vicinity of the principal dry goods houses, and their stock of fashionable Boots and Shoes is worthy the attention of all. jan22dlt A Cough, A Cold, or , A Sore Throat, 1 Requires immediate attention, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Iiangs, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, 18 often the result. BROWN’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PART3, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF.

For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Cob sninptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singers and Public S|»« aiters will find Troches useful In clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exortion 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 true merit, and having proved their etlicacy by a test of many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are 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 everwherb Dec 4—d&w6m sn Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights —We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations tor the cure of all formsot Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation oi opium—the well-known result oi which is to produce costivcness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action oi the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Ixiss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses ami Irregularities, and all the tearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train ol nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to Beienee. Sold by ail druggists. Price $1 Geo. O. Goodwin & Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. OF'MIrumnlic Sails and Slramatic Mia et ui Waters, just received and ibr sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO„ no24tlKeowd*wly No 89 Commercial 8t, SPECIAL NOTICES. Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This splendid Hair Dye is tlie best in the 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, having it Bolt and beautiful. The genuine is flgiisd Wil liam A. Batche'or. All others are mere imitations, and should he avoided. Sold by all Druggists ami Perfumers. b’uctory HI Barclay street, New York. SK' Bcwnrc ot a coinm-rfcit. November 10, 186G. dlysn MIX Eli AE BATHS AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CURED RHEUMATISM CURED ERUPTIONS oil (hr PACE CURED SCROEULA CURED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Do away with all your various and often perui eious dru^s and quack medicines, aud use a lew baths prepared with *•STRUMATIC SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concent rated Liquors of the Mineral Well oft he Penn’a Salt Man ia.'taring Co., in Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always sufficient for a bath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatic Mineral Waters!” In bottles ot one and a half pints. One sufficient for a day’s use. Sold by Druggists generally. Merrill Bros, No. 215 State st., Boston; Ravnclds, Pratt A Co, No. 106 Fulton st., New York, Wholesale Agents. no‘2USNeod&wly Mains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wines. So highly recommended by Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drug stores of WAV Whip ple A Co., H. H. Hay, W. F. Phillips A Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins A Co. janl2sNdly Make Your Own Soap ! NO LIME NECESSARY'! By Saving and Using Your Waste Greasa BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M'fg. Co’s SAPOJSTIFIEJK. (Patents ot 1st and 8ih Feb., 1859.) —OR CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the verv best soft soap tor only about 30 cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug anil Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. jg^Be particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Saponitier. noltsKeod&wly You need not Suffer with Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediate re lief, and Bloodily cures both recent aud inveterate eases. The only uniformly successful medicine lor Piles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro duced. Scud for circulars anil certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine tor 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 derst>n& Son, Bath: 11. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; llqyacc Barbour, lAwiatou, and other Druggists Wm. Carr & Co. sepl!)SN2tawtt n Proprietors. Why Suft’cr from Sores ? "When by the use ot the ARNICA OINTMENT, you can easily be cured. It has relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, Chapped Hands, sprains, Chilblains, Sore Lips, Warts, cuts, Boils, Eruptions, and every complaint of the Skin. Try it for it costs but 26c. Be sure to ask for HALE’S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Druggists, or send 35c to O. P. Meyiuour Ac Co*, Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail, dec 29 sn dim Professional Card. Dr. H'JI. II. SWEET, one of the celebrated family of Sweet, Bone Setter, from Rhode Island, but for the last 10 years a resident of New Bedford, Mass., having l>ocn associated there with his brother Job, with the most battering success, lias, through the solicitation of his fiiemls aud patients in the State of Maine, opened mi office iu this City, in House No. :il Gray Street, (near Brackett St.,) where he will attend to all business pertaining to his profession: Snell ns .Setting Bones, Disiocatiou of Bones, Injuries of Bones, Stitt' Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hip Disease, Weak aud Palsied Limbs, Spinal Complaints, Fractures, Rheumatic Affections, Sciatics, and Lameness in general. The Dr. flatters himself that, after having a natural gilt, combined with a practice of twenty years in his profession, that l.e can cure most cases pronounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testimonials can be given, but it is deemed unnecessary here. Office hours irom 9 to 12 A. M., and from 2 to 5 P. M. Jan. 14, 1807. jan!5 <I2w sn WISTAR’N BALSAM —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTt fti Y, With the most astonishing success in curing Cough*, Cold*, IIoarM’nr**, Moir Tlaionl, iuiliteuzn, Whooping Cough, Croup. Liver Complaint*, Ha-oiu hid*, Diiiiculiy of Brcalhiug, * AMlium and every affection of THE THirOAT, liIJNQS Al¥» CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of ibis mod cine in all cases oi Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to i employ »t in their practice, some oi whom advise us ' of the fact under their owu signatures. We have I space only for the names of a few of these:— E. Boy den, M. D., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. U. W. II. Webb, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. D., Boundbrook, N. J. H. 1). Martin, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; for the fame and virtues of VFi*tur’ai BnUaui have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ot our own country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWIiE & SON, 18 Trc mont Street, Boston, and so.d by ail Druggists and Dealers generally, «Bi€E’lt('ELEII1AIED HALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CBTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c., &c Grace’s Celebrated Salrc! Is r.rompL in action, soothes tire pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus allud ing relict and a complete cure. only 2o cents a box; rent by mail tor .1" cents. SETH W.EOWLE & SON, 18 TrenmntSc, Bostcr, Proprietors. Sell by Druggists and dealers gener ally. tebl9, 'tid—sseodT.T.s&wecw Long Sought For ! Come at iMSt! Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found lor sale by all City Druggists and lirsl class Country tfroeers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaiuablo, being among the best, if not the best, remedy ior colds and pulinouury complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure iuiceof the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ngredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addeth length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” ’Tis a balm for the sick, a joy for the well Diuggists and (tracers buy and sell MAINS’ EhDERBERRl WINE. novii7 »N <l&wtf COLGATE At CO.’S, WINTER SOAR. Recoin ill ended for Chapped Hand* and for general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and fancy good dealers. aK<tec24tofcblO FKC COW’S ORIGINAL WORM LOZENGES. TI7E can with confidence point to FELLOW’S ▼ ▼ 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 tlieir composition, They may be used without thi ther preparation, and atauytune. Children will eagerly devour ail yon give i hem. and ask for more. They never fiiil 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 worufeeed, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes fatal consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embiacing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Lozenges, have succeeded in pro ducing this remedy, free from all objections, and posi tively sate, 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 the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis of Dr. A. A. HAYES, Stare Assayer, is annexed : “1 have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS & (JO., .anil tind that they arc 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 tlieir action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. D. Assayer to the State of Mam. Price IS cm l* per Box ; Five for $1. GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of the New England Botanic Depot, li(6 Hanover Street, Bosron Mass Sole Agent for the Uuited States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. fcjr^Sold by dealers in Medicines everywhere. octS-deowflmsN n Warren’s Cough Balsam. Tlic best Remedy evor compounded for Cold*. Coughs, Catarrh and ioimnnjiilion. iind nil diseases ot tbe 1 broat and Lungs. tfr-VaT sale bv all Dr-vpsts. Manufactured by B. f HR inni Rv, octlSd&wSN'Oni Druggist, Bangor. A Niirr Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst eases of piles. Scut by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars lee. Sold bv druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address ,7 b: ROMA1NE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc2Gd3mss : IMPORTS. LIVERPOOL. Steamship North American—240 bdls hoop iron, 45 bdls rods, to Ebon Corey; 2 bales Dundee goods, C M Bailey; 24 cases mdse, J E Prjii< die; 2 casks <lo. Eastern Ex Co; 16 coils wire rope. 1 bag hanks. GeoAPccble; 56 kegs 1 cask white lead, Thos Paddock; 13 cases mdse, AgtGTRCo; 2 chain cables 1 anchor and stock, l l«ag hanks, t case paint, 96 coils wire rope, RFC Hartley, MARRIED. In PurtMMUtb, N. H., Jail. liO, by Key. A. Dolce. David A. Bradley, ot l'ryeburg, and Miss Georgia A. Perkins,ot Dover, NH. In Auburn. Jan. 19. at the residence of John Stin son, by Rev. R. J. Ayer, M. E. Ingal|s. Esq., ol Bos ton. and Miss Abbie M. Stinson, of Gray. In Newcastle, Jan. 3, John M. Jackson and Annie M. BlagJon. both ol Wiacasset. , _ In Gardiner, Jan. la, Eph’ui Forsyth, Esq., of U., ujui Emily Williamson, of Pitts on. In Farmington. Jan. 12, S. B. Hunter, ot Strong, and Hanuuh II. Lnvis, ot Farmington. in Weld. Dee. 22, Albert H. 1 Icald, of Sunmer, and Sarah E. 11 ought on, of W. In Farmington, Jan.iu, Aipbeus Hunt, of Pitts ton, and Angelina H. Richardson, of Avon. _ DIED. In Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 1:1, John Robinson, aged 78 > cars. [Funeral this (Tuesday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock, Horn hU iate res denoc. Relatives and fr iends un invited to attend. In Monroe, Jan. 6, Miss Hattie A. Grout, aged 26 i years. Ai iho Military Asylum. Togus, Capt. J.E. Atkins, formerly of Gardiner, aged 52 years. in Lyndon, Dec. 15, Reuben T. Brown, lormerly oi Livermore, aged 61 years. At C astle Hill, Jan. 1, Mrs. Flora L., wife of Mat thew Waddell, aged 15 years. In Jay, Dec. 28, Mrs. Mercy Davenport, aged 1*2 years. In Farmingdale, Jan. 8, Mr. Abijali Collins, of Ha’. lowcll, aged *2 years. JTft^The funeral services of the late Capt. Chas. II. Gilman, will take place on Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o’clock, (instead of time previously announced,) at No. 16 Green street. • PASSENGERS. In the North American, from Liverpool — Lieut LeguNL Ensigns I^egard, Hall, and Griffith, Mr and Mrs Giapcs and three chilyren, Capt Raymond, Mrs Margt Draunt and two children. Miss Julia Draunt. Capt F H Leonard, J N Hickuott, ami 1*1 others in the st c-age. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. North America.New York. .Rio Janeiro . .Jan 22 City o Dublin.New York. .Liverpool.Jon 23 Persia.New York.. Liverpool.Jan 23 Moro Castle.New Yurk..Havana.Jan26 Peruvian.Portland—Liverpool.Ian 26 Bremen...New York. .Bremen.Jan 26 City of New York..New York. .Liverpool.Jan 26 Corsica.New York. .Havana.Jan ?g City of Limerick.. .New York. .Liverpool.Ian 3o Asia.Boston.Liverpool.Jan 30 North American.. .Portland — Liverpool ... .Feb 2 Miniature Almanac.January 22. Suu rises. 7.23 Suu sets..5.01 Moon rises. 8.05 PM Hitili water.1.15 PM MARINE 3STEWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Monday* Janary 21* ARRIVED. Steamship Ncrth American, (Br) Kerr, Liv rpool 10th via Londonderry lltli inst. Brig Galatcer, (Br) McLean, Boston tor St John, Nb, via Matmicus in tow of sch Frank Barker, ol boolbbay. ltcports, left Boston 15tli in charge of a pilot, and on the morning the )7th during the sioriu found the vessel clo>-o on to Matlnicus, and dropped both anchors to keep her trom going ashore. About 4 o’clock, the gale ha-1 increased to such an extent, that the sea was breaking heavily over the vessel when she broke trom her anchors; was obi ged to cut away both musts to keep her from driving on the rocks, ami to save the lives of those on b ard. Alter drilling about some time she was brought n) and finally ma te a harbor. The captain Irose Ins hands, am) is otherwise bitten. The vessel’s main sail, and jibs, were saved. Geo H Starr, of this city, who is agent tor the owners, will have the vessel re paired at luis port. Sch .John Boynton. Reed, Newport, RI, to load for Baltimore. Sch Frank Barker, Wvlle, Boothbay, with Br brig Galateer in tow. CLEARED Brig Martha, (Br) Dwyer, St John, NB — John Porteous. [Per steamer North American, at this port.) Liveii*ool, -Ian 9—Accounts from all parts of the coast stale that the loss of Ino and property duriug the gales, has been unprecedentedly large. The Ivanlioe, troin London tor San Francisco, a» Falmouth, broke adriil during the gale 5tli, and gvoundrd on a bank. Sbo will disehaige and go into dock loi examination and repairs. The Esmeralda, from .Bangkok for Hong Ivong, with l ice, encountered a cyclone Nov 25tli and 2Cth, during winch lost mainmast and lore and rnizzen top mauls. Will discharge and dock. Queenstown, Jan b—The Hemy. from Limerick, has landed here one of the crew of the Am barque Harvest Queen, tiom Swansea tor Baltimore, win. state* that the H Q loundered in a gale on the 5th inst, oil' the Head ol K insale, and that he was picked up after being four hours in tl<e water; that he he lieved the remainder of tlio crew took to the boats, but could not say what became of them, ns lie was below when the vessel was going down ami only got on deck in time to cling to a spar. [FROM OUB COKBESPOItDENr.l KENNKBUNKPOKT, Jan. 19—Sch Democrat, (ol Calais,) (apt. Thos. K. Thompson, from St Andrews, N B, tor Boston, anchored in Cape Porpoise harboi 10th, and the nev : evening during the great snow storm, dragged her anchors and struck upon tin Northern end of Green Island. The crew, expecting she wr uld immediately go to pieces, left in the boat and went ashore on the island. The vessel soon at ter drove over and at high water was probably t lown out to sea, as she has not since been seen, she regis teral about 75 Ions, was owned by Win Dcmnnng, ol Calais, and uninsured. She had a cargo of 1975 rail road sleepers and GOOD la bs, consigned to Foster & Swaaey, Boston. [BY TELBOR.VPH.] HOLMES’ HOLE, Jan 16—Vr. sehs Nellie Potter, Somers, Boston tor New York; S H Pool, McFaddcn from Portland for New Haven. flan 17—Ar, schs T J Tralton, from Boston lor Bal timore' Jessie Hart. 2d, irom do for Wood’s Hole; Maracaibo, Henley. New York tor Portland. Jan is, 19, 2o and 21—No arrivals. The sen Mausueld, Irom New York for Anni?quam i is ashore. Sch Cerro (fordo, ol Newburyport, has arrived with loss ol foremast and bowsprit. »lan 21—The tleet is frozen in. Sehs Admiral Far rag at, from Philadelphia fur Port land, and S 0 Loud, irom New York for Boston, arc ashore at Edgartovvn. Twenty-one ships pic detained at the bar below New Orleans, with 0000 bales ol cotton. DISASTERS. Barque Velma, Nickerson, from Smyrna lor Bos ton, during the storm of Thursda ■. became unman ageable and dinve ashore on the rocks at Monument. j below Plymouth, where she b lgcd and the s.-a mak ing a complete breach over her. The crew went in to the mfczen rigging, where they remained ten or twele hours. The steward and one seaman droppeu Iroru the and were losr. T he rest were lafct n olt by a life boat and put ashore, badly iro/en. The tide ebbs and Hows through the vessel. She had a cargo of Hgs. raisins, prunes, «Sfcc, which will be Rav ed in a damaged condition. The vessel is owned in Boston and it is said is well covered by insurance. Too cargo is valued at $60,000 in gold, and is fully in sured in New York. Sell Soplirnnia, Brient, ol and from Bucksport lor New York, with hay and potatoes, went ashore on Cape Ann, at 1 o’clock on Thursday, aud is a total loss, together with the cargo. The vessel is owned by the captain and his lather and was uninsured. Italian b irque Anastusin. put into Liverpool, NS on the 14tli inst, in distress. Slic has the crew ot barque Path Under, wiecked at Bermuda. The schr before reported wrecked near B ston Light, witli loss of all hands proves to Lethe Juba Anna, of Bostm. The captain and crew saved them selves in the bout. The schr reported ashore at Pound L land, Glou cester, is the Julia, ol St George, NB. fche is a total wreck. Crew saved. A brig and schr are reported to be ashore at Marsh field. Barque Mary Ann, Rogers, from New Orleans for Havre, was wrecked Dec 21st, on Maggcns Bank. No particulars. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 17tli hist, barque Aliucna, Herriman, New York. Ar 20th, ship Kiug Phillip, Bickford, Boston. NEW ORLEANS—Cid i7lli inat, sen Forest King Welsh, New York. WILMINGTON, NC—Cld 14th, sch Ellon Perkins, Perkins, Port au Prince. BALTIMORE—Cld loth, sch Jaa Bropliy, Pack aid, Wilmington. NC, (and sailed.) PHILADELPHIA—Cld Hith, barque S D Ryor 6on, Raymond, Antwerp; brig Persia Hinckly, Fos ter. Caibarion A large ship was beating in to the Capes morning of the 15th. NEW YORK—Ar 17tli, ship Brewster, Collins, ftn Bo ton, to load for Hong Kong. Ar 20th, ship Alexander, Stineheomb, Boston. Cld 17tb. brig A F Larrabee, Card lc, Charleston. Cid l$tb, ships Meicury,Stetson, Havre; It C Win throp.Stewart, Charleston; brigs Keystone, Baiter, Havana; Pomona, Brown, for Galveston; Monica, Mitchell, Nassau River, Fla; Sophie, Strout, Bruns wick, Ga; Tangent, Chandler, Boston; sch Annie Collins, Smith, Arrovo; Gen Banks, Green, Sagua; E S C'onant, Hammond. Brazos, Texas. BOSTON—cld 19th, ship Camilla, (new) Humphr\ lor Ttio Janeiro; sch Maria J Moore, May, for Mira goade. GLOUCESTER—Ar Vtb, brig J H Counce. Bil lings, Lucksport for New York; schs Anna Myrfck, Collins, Tangier 'dr Portland; Massachusetts, Hall Boston lor Rockland. BELFAST—Ar l3ih, schs Mary Farrow, Condon; Gen Meade, Ferguson, and Sea Flower, Dickev, from Boston CAMDEN—Sid 12th, sch D H Bisbee,(ncw) Jones, Pensacola via Key West. FOREIGN FORTS. At Sierra Leone 6th ult, brig V irgiuia, Wood, to loud ior New York. Ax at Valencia 20(li ult, barque Speedwell, Patten, New York. Ar at Gibraltar 29th ult, barque Dorchester. Hey I nolds, boston lor Malaga. At Barbadocs 18th ult, barque Marathon, Drltko, Norfolk, ar 12th. disg. Sl<l 1 itli, barque Mayflower, Ellingwood, Trinidad. Sid tin Mansanilla 1st inst. brig Valencia, Small, for New Yois. Old at Havana 9th in«t, brig Mary A Reed, Reed, Georgetown, SC. sld 8»h. brig If.ypcrion, Simonton, Cardenas; 9th, Win Mason, Wyman, Cienfticgos; Pith, barque d k Holbrook, Brown, Lath, Me. Chartered—Brig Hyperion, to load at rardenas and Sierra Morma for Portland, molasses at pr bhu of 119 gads, g g.e; barque Pency, for Philadelphia, direct, old railroad iron and hhds molasses at $4 pci ton and hhd. “ Sld tm Matanza- 8th, barque Devonshire, Hill tbi New Orleans. * Ar at Cardenas 9th, brig Hyiicrioii, Simonton, fm Havana, fand sailed tor Sierra Morena. I Per steamer Asia, at Boston.) Bostoif ,'lverpo°1 4th C C Horton, Kelley, for Ski 3d, Golronda, Davis, New Orleans; 5th, John L Diinmock, llarwani, Philadelphia. . 'Vlv North American, (ss) Kerr, for Portland 10th- W k Merer. Bryant, lor New York loth; Kf !?^I\Hu.8se•v, *or *al™oro with dispath; Southern Rights. Ross, lor do 10th. Old at London 3d, Mary Beutly, Clark, lor Phila delphia. Sld tin Deal 3d, John Barbour, Betts, (from Lon don) for Boston. Oif Falmouth 3*1, Marcia C Dav. Chase, flu Havre lor Now Orleans. Sld fin Newport 2d lust, Sarah L Hal , Davis, ior Matanzas. Sld Im Cardiff 2d, Carrie Wright, Morgan, for New Orleans; 3d, Denial* Hoi ton, Crocker, Boston. Sld fin Swansea 3*1 inst, Annie, Morse, Baltimore. Sld ini Shields 4th, Alice Thorndike, Carver, ibr New Yrork. Ar at Calcutta Nov 21, Oriental, Fiko, Rangoon: Dec 2, Houghton, Buckminster, Maulmain. Sid Dec 5, Colorado, Freeman, New York. Cld Nov 21, Eddy stone, Peter«on, Boston; Dec 4 Sapphire, Hatch, New York. Ar at Kunacheu Nov 27, Thomas Lor J. Preble Card hi. std Nov 27, Ib.muliLs, Fisher, London Ar at Bombay Dec 2, Wizard King, Woodworth, New port; 12th, Sarept i, Oliver, .Wa dmain Ar at Leghorn ult, Anna. Bartlett, Shields. . 'Tah'ho, t no date) J C Nickels, Jhi Savannah for Tenenffe. S)d rm Havre 1st ina*, C&stlne. Thurston, tor New °™“»; Marcia 0 l)av, Ohaae, do. Sid tin iiolVQCt 2d inst, Moonlight. Nickels, New castle, E. Sid 20th, MomingStar, Matthews, London. Calcutta, Dee 7-—The Sapphire, Hatch, for N York, while dropping down to Garden Bench, got in colli sion and received some damage to the upper part of her stern. 8POKIN Dec 31, oft' Tuskar, ship Resolute, Freeman, from Liverpool lor New York, NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. LITTLEFIELD A WILSON’S WOOD MOULDING & PLANING MILLS, F°r Planing, Matching and Jointing Boards aud Plauk, MOULDINGS OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS, Sweep & Circular Sawing, Wood Turning, &c. STAIR IillLUINM 1‘KOMPTLY EXECUTED. Corner of A ork and Maple Streets, GEO. C. LITTLEFIELD, I Ty /k rwi~W § wt f ^ 1 rp a. m. wilson. } ,,-I (JUTLAND, ME. January 2i!e<xl tin " U. S. Marshal's Sale. United States of America, \ District of Maine, as. ( PU RSUANT to sundry vend: Fxpo: to me direct ed from the lion. Edward Fox. Judge ol the United States District Court, within ami tor the District of Maine, 1 shall expose and offer for sale at Public Auction, to tho highest bidder theretbr. the following property and merchandize at the time and place within said District, as follows, \iz: At the Mill, formerly occupied hg Mason it Smith, at Hollis Center, in said District., on Friday the eighth day of February next, at ten o'clock A. A) One Lathe ; one TaJhe Bench and Turning Too’s one Board Planer ; one Grind Stone and Betuh. one dozen Circular Saws; six Saw Shifts; one Clapboard Machine; one Lath Alarhine; one Ma chine for making Match Splints; one Face PUner for planing end of Alatch Blocks; one Machine for preparing Match Blocks; one Power ( ross-t ut Saw one Hand Cross Cut Saw; on* and one half gross Stamped Matches; ninety-three one cent Jilt. Her. Stamps; all the Shifting and Belting, unsfamjiea Matoses, Stoves and other furniture in the Mid anti Dry House, connected therewith, excepting /he Alain Shat't and Water Wheel and the necessary Bel tint, and Bearing connecting the mam Shaft with the B'a ter Wheel. The same having been decreed forfeit to the Unit ed States, in the District Court, for the said District of Maine and ordered to be solfi and the proceeds dis posed of according to law'. Dated at Portland, this twenty-second day of Jan uary, A. D. ib67. CHARLES CLARK, U. S. Marshal, District of Maine. jau 22 d!5t DESIRABLE PREMISES To l»e Let. THE new ATHENVEUM BUILDING, on Plum street, now covered ami in condition to be com pleted within a short time, is offered lor tease tin business purposes, and will be partitioned ami fittc. to suit the views of tenants. The three stories, twelve, eleven and twelve and a half feet high, are oil about thirty-four toothy seven ty in area—less the staii ways—and are exceedin' It well lighted for any kind ol business. Thcie is als* a basement, with good lights, under the whole build ing. This Pudding is within 100 feet of Middle street, and very near the centre of the moat valuable im proved district in the city. Plum street has been widened seventeen feet, and is likely to become a prominent business avenue. Parties desiring to troat for the rent of any part of these premises, are requested to communicate with either of the undersigned. JOS. C. NOYES, ) R. M. RICHARDSON,} Committee. P. BARNES, ) jan22dlw - y- ■■ ■■ ■ ■ — —■ — - -' ■' - -- Maine Central Railroad Company. THE stockholders arc hereby notified that the an nual meeting of the stock hob lers of the Maine 4'entml Railroad Company, will be held at the Town Hall, in WaterviUe. on WEDNESDAY, February I 27th. 1867, at 111 o’clock in the forenoon, to act upon 1 the following articles, viz 1st. To hear the reports of the Directors and Treas urer of said Company and act thereon. 2d. To make choice ot a Board of Directors for the ensuing year. 3d. To see if the C ompany will satisfy the pledge of the Directors to the Dexter and Newport Railroad Company for the lease of their road when completed. EDWARD T. LITTLE, Clerk. Watcrvfllo, Jan. 13, 18fi7. janfchjsw Show Case For Sale. Also, Cigar Case, Candy Jars, [AMPS, Tobacco Cutter, Stove, and other Sloic J Fixtures. Enquire from 0to 12 A. M. at flrai tloor below Americau House, India Mlrcci. jan£M3t* House for Sale. A FIRST CLASS two story Brick House No. l: Mechanic Street. Lot 42 x 100. Enquire at .*145 ('ongri-MN 6ti, of Jan 22dtf L. D. ST BOUT. GOOD i\EWS \ FOR ALL! Dry <ioods ! .mf: flow.v/ JUST LOOK AT Leach, Parker & Co’s Revised Price List! Very Good, yard wide, Brown Sheeting, 1 It Fine, yard wide, Brown Sheeting, 17c Heavy “ “ “ “ 3©« Fine « “ Bleached “ 31k All tho best makes, yard wide, Bleached Sheet ing, 35c Heavy Cotton Ffannel, 30c Bjst quality u “ 35r Red all Wool “ 331 Gray all Wool « 33c Shirting “ 40« White “ 35c Balmoral Skirts, $3,00 Prints, lO to INc All wool Blankets, pi-pair, $1,00 All wool Cassimcre, 75 c former price $1,35 All wool Tweeds, 75 c former price $ 1,00 All wool Plaids, 75 c former price $ I ,35 Cotton and Wool Plaids, 50 c former price 75c “ “ 37 e former price 63r “ “ 35 c former price 501 Union Beaver, $1,50 former price $3,50 Moscow “ $5,00 former price $7,50 —also— BLACK AND COLORED BILKS both plain an l figured, Silk and Wool and all Wool Poplin* Coburg*, Thibet*, Nohnin, Alpn< caM, (block nnd colored), C'a*hmrrr«, All W’ool Do Caine*, and in Cict all our DRESS GOODS will l>e closed out at prices conforming to the presen: state oj the market. All our largo stock of Cloaks at Cost l I LEACH, PARKER & CO, 55 Deering Oleck, CONGRESS STREET^ jnulO d3w FRANK AJtORN, PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER! NO. 1 fREE STREET BLOCK. A large assortment of CLOCKS of all kinds. Hatches, Sprelacies nud Tlirnnoatctcr* constantly on hand. Repairing in all its branches punctually attended to, au-1 work guaranteed to be faithfully performed. All articles sold warranted to be oh represented. A lair share of the patronage ot the public in re spectfully solicited. Port laud. Jan. 14, 1867. dtt For Halo. A SUIT of Sails, P.i rjrfng and Blocks, nearly new, from a fishing Schooner of MO tons; also Top sails, Fore and Mainsails, second hand. SAMPSON & CON A NT, deeldtf No. 19 & 20 Commercial Wharf. A. C A It f> . THE undei-signed having REMOVED from Ware’s Hall, will OPEN THIS DAY THEIR NEW STORE No. 3 Free Ht. Block, Ami would invito the attention of tin: Clothing, Tailoring & Dry Goods Trade to their Large ami well Assorted New Stock -— OF - Foreign & Domestic Woolens, Tailors’ Tritnniinyx, —AND— Gentlemen’s Furnisliiug Goods! Purchased the past week for Cash, which will l« ottered to the trade at the lawest market prices. Soliciting your patronage, we remain Yours Very Truly, 0HADB0URN & KENDALL. January 15, 1867. DIVIDEND. A 0,..,u. fcv cent. will be Mid tin; A Wtatoi'X^,S Warrior at the office of jaolOiltl_J. S. WINSLOW. Agent. S T E A. ^vl KEFI.IED SOAPS! lEITUE.i GO EE, WOULO solicit l he at ten i ion ol the trade and consumers to their Standard iii.inds 01 STEAM REFINED 80 A PS, fuXTR A. FAMILY, NO. 1. OLEINE, t'UEMICAL ULI VC, CRAXL’3 PATENT, SODA, ANI> AMERICAN CASTILE. Allot SUPERIOJl QUALITIES, in packages suita ble for t'ue trade and family use. Importing direct our chemicals, and using only the best materials, and as our good* are manufactured under i lie personal »Ui*ervision olour senior purtm-r, who hai had thirty year- practical experience in the business, we therefore assure the public with eou leuce that we CAii and will furnish the Best Goods at the Lowest Prices! Having recently enlarged and erected NEW WORKS, couiaing all the modern Improvements, we ire enabled to furnish a supply ot suhiik of fhe Ben Q.ualitiea, adapted to the demand, mr Ex port and UouifHlir Con-umpiiou. LEA THE ,{ GOltE’S ! STEAM REFINED SOAPS I SOLD DY ALLTHK. Wholesale Grocer* Throughout the Stale. Leatho Ac Gore, 397 Commercial Si, 47 A 49 lirnt'b Sired, PORTLAND, MAINE. March 2f—rttl J'M.VO/’OJi TiJ. TlNSTnCCTIOA GIVEN on the PLANC 1 forte, by Miss AGUES MeC. LORO, 437 TeufircM Slreel. January 4,1SCT. JaSillm* CHRISTMAS -AND NEW YEAR’S. AS THE HOLIDAYS ARE APPROACHING JR. M. II O !S T Has a fresh Shrek ot Kid Grloyes To Offer at Low Privet* l 500 Pr«i, of W or Id-rru owned Trefoil **u, at only H|M 500 Hr*, of C'lothildc, nl only 1.00 No. 4 Dcoriny: Block, CONGBEMH NTBCET. Dec -2—d&wtt A New Place Jiti*t Ojten! TTTHFRF yon can buy real French CALF SKINS m mmIPhilippeami Canaud’s <iAl(DINE.S m received from Paris, now in bond, and for sale in lots to suit eu-tumors by H. P E Y U E T , Oilier orcr the Fi*h Market JfRUlM FEDERili NTBEE1. A. G. SCO LOTI LEEEAK aco. Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Conprross St, one door above Brown, PORTLAND, ML. Oompoun.ling Physicians Proscriptions Is one of our Specialities. Using Pi t pit ai ion-; of our own man uu fret uro, we arc able to vouch .or their purity. We also keep on hand a full supply of LUBIN’S EXTRACTS, FOWDf B and SuAP, FANCY GOODS, Toilet Articles, Heed’s Id-juid i>ve Colors. Wil on’s Herbs. Marsh’s Celebraiod Trusses and Supporters, Patent Medicines, Hair Restorers, Ci gars, Tobacco, Arfiwt*’ Material*, Ac., Ar.| »Jan 12—d2m OIL nn«l CA1VJDI.ES. LARD, SPERM AND WHALE OIL, OLIVE, ELAINE AND LED OIL, KEROSENE AND MACHINERY OIL, SPERM ft ADAMANTINE CANDLES, ft SOAP, For sale by UKADDIIAIY ft- I* All II, aug 0—Cm No. 7 Central Wliarl, Eoalnu. Tilton «£• McFarland, Desire to call tlie attention to the tret that more than 40 Of their Safes gave AMPLE PROTECTION In the late tire. Parlies desiring a FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will please call on EMERY & WATERHOUSE, Middle Street, Portland, Or at HO Nmlbniy Nim i, Boston. Kr Second-hand Sales taken in exchange tor sale. —eath nio&adv remainder of time. Portland Petroleum Company. I'iUE annual meeting of the »tockho!Jer» of this ■ Company will be held at the Counting-room ol Edward Hamblen, Esq., No. 3 Union Wharf, in Port land, rn WEDNESDAY, February U, 1W>7, at fou* o clock P. M., for the following purports, viz:— 1st. To chooso a Board of Directors for tne ensuing year. 2d. To transact such oilier business as may legally come before them. By order of tho Directors, „ 41 , WW, P. MERRILL. Scc’y. Portland, Jan. 21,1807. dtd Go to Adams A I’urintou’s *vonr House-famishing Goods of all kinds; Carpetings, and all kindsofCroekcrv, Glass, Tin, Stone, Earth em and Wooden Ware. Paper Hang ngs. Window Shades, ftc, ftc. nogudgin COOFFJi & MOUSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and triends that they have resumed business at tbeir OLD STAND, lorner of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on bund the best a» sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, Ac., That tlie market atlord*, and it will be their earnest andcaror to serve their customer* with promptness and fidelity. dcotlillt To Let. ly^IIARFAGEand Storage to lot on wharf with » i wide and narrow gauge rail track, and deep water. Apply to J. II. HAMLEN, head llotmon’* Wharf._ ___Ja5dsw Portable Steam JEnyines, C10MB1N1NG the Max ini uni of etliciency. dura* > bility ami economy with the mini mu m of weight and price. They are widely and favorably known, more than GOO In in" In use. All warranted satis factory, ar no sale. Descriptive circulars sent on applieati >o. Address J. C. UOADLEV A CO. UVKXCE, Mass. Nov. 6. 3md. JOHN KINSMAN DEALER IN O ^ « FIXTURES —AT—. !>5 UniOU St., PORTLAND. Aug 20 Utf Clot hi ny Cleansed and llepaired U\ WILLIAM BROWN, formerly at 91 Federal street, is now located at his new store No £4 Fed eral st, a few doors below Lime street, will attend to his usual business of Cleansing and Repairing Clothing of all kinds with his usual promptness. X^“Second-hand Clothing for sale at fair prices. Jan 8—tit t* SHORT A' hORTXGf Booksellers & Stationers, 31 Fwr, C-urner Outer Streets, Have on hand a full supply o| Law, School, Miscellaneous and Blank Books. STATIONERY OF Al t. KINDS. flash, Post Office and Envelope Case3, Let" Ut Presses, Pen Racks, 4c. We have I net rndeved fr.m Sew YorV a fliH supply PAPER HANGINGS, New patterns and Choice Styles. DRAWING PAl'KU OF Aid, SIZES. Give us a call. _ . Shari A l.ariag, 31 Free. Comer Center Stiee JyMtt__ eyscp.i your order* lor Job Work to Daily Pr*® Office *