Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 23, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 23, 1867 Page 2
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The Late N. P. Willis. Nathaniel Parker Willis, whose death was announced by telegraph yesterday, was bom in this city on the 20th of January, 1807. The Willis family removed to Boston in or about the year 1813, and the future poet received bis early educatiou in the schools of that place, whence he was sent to Phillips Academy at Andover. He became a student of Yale Col lege, New Haven, and was graduated in 1827. His life in college afforded indications ot his future eminence, and his writings at that time brought him considerable reputation and some profit. The publisher of The Album having offered a prize of fifty dollars for a poem, Mr, Willis was one of the competitors and took the prize. While an under-graduate he wrote a number of religious poems, which were pub lished under the signature of Roy. After leaving college, Mr. Willis was employ ed on the Legendary and the Token, two of many publications conducted by Mr. 8. G. Goodrich. He established the American Month ly Magazine in 1828, and carried it on for more than two years, when it was united with the New York Mirror, then conducted by General George P. Morris. Mr. Willis went to Europe and wrote for the Mirror his “Pencilings by the Way,” which were extensively copied into other journals. Ho not only visited the continent of Europe before travelling in England, contrary to the usual course, but he extended his tour to some parts of the East. After an extended tour, during which he visited France, Italy, Greeco, Turkey and Asia Minor, he proceeded to England, where ho mot with a very flatter ing reception. His letters irom London and Edinburgh were freely written, and their pub lication caused some mischief. Some of his expressions concerning Capt. Marryat's sea stories, of a contemptuous character, led to a retort from their author, and also to a hostile meeting. In 1835 his “Pencilings" were pub lished collectedly, in throe volumes, and were severely reviewed by some of the English crit ical magazines. His “Inklings of Adventure” appeared in London, in throe volumes. This was a collection of pieoes which he had con tributed to the London New Monthly Maga zine. Both works were republished in Ameri ca, and proved successful. Mr. Willis returned home in 1837, and lived as a country gentleman at a place to which he gave tho name of Glenmary, in the valley of the Susquchannah, and on the banks of that famous river. There he wrote his “Letters from under a Bridge.” In 1839 he became as sociated with Dr. Porter, in tho publication of the Corsair, a weekly journal of much note.— He visited England t > make arrangements for the foreign correspondence of his new paper, and among the correspondents ho engaged was no less a man than Mr. Thackeray, then young and unknown to fame. In 1844 he established the Evening Mirror, a doily journal, his old partner, Gen. Morris, as sociating with him in the enterprise. The fail ure ot his health caused him to abandon dail.i journalism, as a task too severe for him, and he made his third visit to Europe. His “Dashes at Life with a Free Pencil,” was published in London in 1845, in three volumes. After bis return to America he associated himself with Gen. Morris for the publication of the Home Journal, which soon became one of the most successful weekly publications in the country. He took up his residence at Idle wild, a country seat near Newburg, ou the Hud son river, one of the most delightful places in America. Many of Mr. Willis’ works were published after be began his residence at Idlewild.— Among them are “Uural Letters and other Rec ords of Thought and Leisure,” in 1849; “Peo ple I have Met,” and Life Here and There,” in 1830; “Hurrygraphs,” and “Memoranda of a Life of Jenny Lind," in 1851; “Fun Jottings: or, Laughs I have taken a Pen to,” “A Health Trip to the Tropics,” and “A Summer Cruise in tho Mediterranean in a United States Frig ate,” in 1853; “Famous Persons and Places,” and “Out-Doors at Idlewild,” in 1854; “The Rag Bag,” in 1855; “Paul Fane,” in 1856; and ‘‘The Convalescent,” in 1860. A collected edi tion of his prose writings was published in 1846; and liis poems were also published in a collect ed iorrn, with illustrations by Leutze. A new and enlarged edition of his works appeared much later. They are great favorites with the reading public. Mr. Willis was twice married. When in Euglaud, in 1836, he married Miss Mary Leigh ton Stace, daughter of Commissary General William Stace, who waB at that time in com mand of the arsenal at Woolwich, and who had distinguished himself at Waterlooaud on other occasions. This lady, from whom Glenmary was named, died early, leaving one child, a daughter. In 1845 Mr. Willis married Miss Cornelia Grinnell, only daughter of the Hon. Joseph Grinnell, of New Bedford. Several children were born ot this marriage. For nearly a dozen years past Mr. Willis’ health had been feeble, and his demise, espec ially during a recent severe attack of his com plaint, was expected. However, about a week ago he wrote a brief letter to the Home Jour nal in such a cheerful strain that his friends had hope of a partial recovery. _ But it was otherwise decreed. The Chicago Collcrf. Tho Boston Advertiser's special dispatch gives the following account of the drawing of the great Opera House Lottery, briefly announ cd by telegraph yesterday The great event has conic to pass. Tho Ope ra House in Chicago has been drawu in a lot tery, the price of the tickets being live dollars. The number is known, but not as yet the name of tiie owner of it. The number is 58,000. At an early hour the various entrances to the Op era House were infested with a crowd impa tient to secure good seats to witness the draw ing. At n a. m. the building was thrown open t > tho public, the balcony being reserved for ladies, in a short time me building was more than comfortably filled, and at 12 o’clock the members of the committee appeared upon the stage, preceded by the wheels of fortune, and having with them the numbers, which had been carclully counted several times. The manner of drawing was as follows: Two wheels about two and four feet in diameter, respectively, octagonal in shape; into the larger tiie committee placed, in the presence oi tiie audience, tickets numbering from 1 to 210, 000; into tiie smaller wheel 302 tickets Inscrib ed with the names of the premiums, to wit: the Opera House, the bust of Lincoln, and l hree Hundred paintings. A number was to be drawn from the larger wheel, and then a prize from the smaller; so that the principal prize, the Opera House, might not be drawn until most of the other prizes were. As it was, the 113th number took prize No. 1, tho Opera House. Mr. David Fulsifer of Bostou was sta tioned by the committee at one wheel, and Mr. J. C. Dure ol this city at the other. 'Ihc draw ing was then conducted as above described, un til the whole number of prizes were drawu. Tiie following are the first niue prizes, with the corresponding tickets: 58,600 drew prize No. 1, ihc Opera House, valued at 8000,000; 61,833 drew prize No. 2, BierstadtV’ Vosemitu Valley." valued at $20,000; 170,187 drew prize No. 3, Cropsey’s ‘‘American Autumn,” valued at $0000 : 72,305 drew prize No. 4, Schussele’s ‘‘Washington Irving and his Friends,” valued at $5000 ; 35,400 drew prize No. 5, Mart’s ‘‘Woods.in Autumn,” valued at $5000; 21,990 drew prize No. 6, Mayer’s “Recognition,” val ued at $5000: 61,952 drew prize No, 7., Beard’s “Deer on the Frairies,” valued at $4000; 56,960 drew prize No. 8, Gignoux’s “Alpine Scenery,’’ valued at $3000; 1612154 drew prize No. 9, bust of Mr. Lincoln, valued at $2000. The drawing occupied three hours' A great inauy rumors fill the city as to the holder ol the first prize, bat as yet nothing is known def initely except the number. The books are still iu the bands of the committee. Everybody seems satisfied with the manner in which the drawing has been conducted. Everybody seems relieved that the thing is over, and the excite ment now is to know the uame of the new owner of the Opera House. Women Living for Months in a Hollow Tree.—The Louisville Courier tells the follow ing pitiful story: A philanthropic gentleman was on his way out in the country yesterday afternoon, during the driving snow storm, when he discovered a woman crossing the fence into a wood pasture just outside the city limits. She was thinly clad, shivering in the cruel blast, and gave ev idence of severe destitution and hard living — Not seeing any house near, he wondered to himself where the woman was going, and call ing her, questioned her as to the cause of her being out in the storm. She replied by eva sive answers, but upon his questioning her more closely, she told him that she lived with another woman in an old hollow tree in the pasture, and had been staying there for over four months past The gentleman hitched his horse and proceeded to where the woman, les lgnated lier miserable retreat to be, and there wrapped up in somo old army biankets he discovered the other woman,-sleepiuir it. ’eilo hollow of the tree, sheltered by some old nieces of board and bark. The women said they were from Cross Keys, near Atlanta, Ga., and hid oouio up to the city some months ago seeking honorable employment, but had failed in their efforts, and had been since that earning a live lihood by gathering shucks, doing washing Sic., meeting misfortune with a heroism wor thy of the noblest of women. The gentleman who found them soon made their case known to the people of that vicinity, and In a few hours the poor women were taken from their uncomfortable refuge and well pro vided for. This is but one instance lllustratiuc of the suffering among the poorer classes. Personal.—The Galveston News of the 8th instant thus welcomes a native of Portland: “Right glad are we to welcome to the city, Major C. H. Boyd, in charge of the Board of burvey appointed to examine into the condi tion Of our harbor. \Ve arc sure every cour tesy will tie extended him and his party and we know our merchants and pilots will take pleasure in giving any information that mav aid the surveyors in their important work IVe would suggest to any person having old charts of the bars and channel, to place them at the disposal of these gentlemen, so that they may compare the former with the present condition of the harbor. The Board of Survey, we un derstand, is composed of somo of the finest, scientific minds in the country, and Major Boyd ranks high among them." PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Aiwnl«*e““ To-Day. ,PECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots led Shoes—T. K. Moseley ft Co. NEW ADVERTISEMENT OOLDMN. Wanted—Colored Women. Clove Anodyne—J. H. Luut ft Co. Pain Is and Oil Cheaj>-J. W. Perkins ft Co Statement of tho Portland Steam PacketCo. Item oval—H, B. Hounds. Copartnership Natl co-Cobb & Behrens. Quartei master's Sale. THU COURTS. UNITED STATES DISTBICT COUHT. BEFORE JUDGE FOX. Tuesday .—The case of United States V. mare Nel lie W. Locke was called up. This horse, it will be remembered, was brought from Canada and entered at a low value, and was seized for fraudulent entry. At a former sitting of the Court appraisers were ap pointed and bonds given by the claimants to prose cute their claim. This morning claimants withdrew, and the mare was decreed forfeited. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM.—BARROWS J, PRESIDING. Tuesday.—No. 135 —Sarah A. B. Collagan, exec utrix, appellant from decree of Judge of Probate, v. Ilenry S, Burns & als. This is the Collagan will case which was tried at the October term, andjn which the jury failed to agree. The will was executed at Boston, Feb. 2f.tb, 1853, and by it Capt. C. gave all his property to his wife. The heirs at law contest it on the ground that it was subsequently revoked by Capt. C., who tore the will in pieces, as they allege. Tho case comes up by appeal, from the Probate Court, the Judge of which declined to admit the will to probate. Mr. Webb opened the case to the jury in an able and elaborate maimer for the appellant, and called a number of witnesses, who were sworn. At the ad* Joumment of the Court Mrs. Harding was on the stand. She testified that she mutilated or tore the will when Capt. Collagan was not present, though lie knew it soon afterwards, and then affirmed the instru ment to be be his last will and testament. The case will occupy the whole week, and Judge Barrows dismissed the second jury until next Mon day. Messrs. James F. Pickering, of Boston, and Dcblois & Webb, of this city, appear for Mrs. Collagan, and Messrs. Davis & Drummond and H. P. Deane for the heirs at law. The “Park," ncniu. It seems a misnomer to call this seven by nine patch of territory, a Park; it is nothing more than a Square, anil should be so styled. A Park in its original signification was an inclosure of pasture or woodland connected with a country residence and used for purposes of recreation, but chiefly for the support of a herd of deer.— It was subsequently applied to large enclosures in cities adorned by trees, carriage drives, &c., as Hyde P..rk and Regent's Park in London, and Central Park in New York. Hyde Park, for instance, contains 400 acres, in which are fine carriage drives and the famous $erpentine river. Regent’s Park covers an area of more than 420 acres, one side of which is half a mile long, another three quarters of a mile, and con tains a beautiful lake; either of these Parks is considerably more than double the extent of the district burnt over in the fire of July 4th and one third part as large as the whole prom ontory on which Portland is built. I would, therefore, call the tract set apart for public use, a Square, whose definition as given by Worces ter precisely meets the .case, viz,, “an open area in a town or city formed by the junction or crossing of two or more streets." This cor responds with the reserved and moderate sized areas in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, which have received their appropriate titles. Our square is less than two acres. Let us not make ourselves ridiculous by the misapplica tion of terms. And I would suggest as a name, “Ligonia Square." Ligonia was the name of a Province 40 miles square, extending from Cape Porpus to Casco Bay, granted in 1030 to certain adven turers to the New World, by the Grand Council of Plymouth in England. The first adventur ers made one voyage to Saco river in 1631, but not being satisfied with the appearance of the country and also finding it occupied under a prior grant, they continued on to Boston, and abandoned their enterprise. They afterwards transferred their rights to Alexander ltigby, who being an ardent republican, and a mem ber of Parliament, had sufficient influence, un der the revolutionary government, to give a character to his grant. Our first settler, George Cleeves, being in England at that time. 1613, having succeeded in being appointed by Rigby his deputy, returned in that year, and pro claimed his commission in Casco, now Port land, and held his courts in that place. Cleeves, took the title of Deputy President, held a gen eral assembly and other courts, made grants of land, and ruled over the Province until Massa chusetts, with a strung hand, extended her ju risdiction in 1658 over all the inhabitants as far east as Casco Bay. This name is therefore commended for its euphonious sound, as well as for its historical association. Indeed so important and interest ing was this association, that one of the emin ent members of the Convention of Maine, which prepared the Constitution of our State, and who was one of the committee which drafted that instrument, proposed in the convention, that the name of the new State should be Ligonia, and sustained his proposition by an able and interesting speech. But the present name, be ing more familiar to the people prevailed. We should not, I think, permit the ancient name to pass into oblivion, especially in the town, which was dignified as the capital of that early republican government, and the residence of its chief magistrate, the founder of our town. W. Missing — Singular Family Fatality.— The bark Oraina, Capt. Hiram Smith, Bailed from Key West for Liverpool the 15th of last March, sinoe which time nothing has been heard of the vessel or those on board. Captain Smith had sailed from this port for a number of years, and was respected by a Large circle of friends. He bad with him on this fatal voyage his wife, three children and his brother, Chas Smith, who was mate of the bark. The latter leaves a wife and two children. He was a young man of execllentfqualities. This sad loss of so many from one family is doubly sad in that several other members of the same family have perished at sea. A broth er, Collingwood Smith, and a brother-in-law' were among the victims of the. murdering mu tineers on board the brig Albion Cooper 1857> and in December 1804 another brother, Capt. Woodbury Smith, sailed irom Halifax, N. S., having with him his wife. They were never heard from. The mother of this family now resides in this city. Store Breaking.—Monday night some per sons passing by a store on Spring street dis covered that one of the windows was broken.— After passing by, it occurred to one o( them that some mischief might be going on, and the party turned back. As they approached tho store a fellow bolted out of it and made off.— «He took nothing by bis movements, as he was iu too much of a hurry to escape, and vacated the premises as soon as he heard the men re turning to examine the store. Lecture Postponed.—The lecture commit tee of the P. Y. M. C. Association, received a dispatch from the Rev. Mr. Bartlett yesterday afternoon, stating that he was too unwell to travel. The eighth lecture of the course will therefore be postponed until further notice. Wellcomb’s Liver Regulator is a sure and safe cure for liver complaints. There is no other known remedy equal to it; thousands have shared its benefits, and gladly recommend it to others. jang—lawtf The Ladies of Congress Street M. E. Church are to have another of those good times at Lin coln Hall this evening, and would like to soe all their friends. Mechanics' Assemblies.—Subscribers will take notice that the first Assembly of the sec ond course will be on Thursday evening, Janu ary 25th. Portland is acknowledged to be tho very best market for imported cigars in the United States, and Crosman & Co.’s the best place to find them. Mains’ Elderberry Wine is the best reme dy in the world lor Piles. Buy one bottle and try it. For sale by all druggists and country grocors. jan!2—W&wly Omaha.—Omaha, as the eastern terminus of the Union Pacific railway, is fast looming up into importance. In 1853 it was the site of an lndiau village- in 1857, it had a population of **Te hundred; it now has apop mSfwn/nifutbousand. It is situated about SSp 2MS SMSS: EXM April last one hundred and thirty mu£ afeat ot railroading altogether unparallelid. ’ They have also a contract tor a bridge over the Mi/ souri river to connect Omalia with Council Bluffs, and reasonbly expect by July next to have their road in complete running order to the foot of tlie Rocky Mountains, more than half the distance to San Francisco. —An enterprising Connecticut man has suc ceeded in curing beef in South America so that it can be safely put up and brought north. It costs, cured, a cent and a half per pound. The freight costs $2 a barrel, and when brought to market it is equally good and brings the same price as prime mess beef put up at Chi cago ■r TUB STATE. —A correspondent informs us tli»t Rufus Soule, Esq., a native of Freeport, and still liv ing there, with mental faculties in full vigor, has built eighty vessels; the largest number it is believed built by one man in this State. Of this number only four are known to have been wrecked so as to prove a total loss. Master Soule was an early friend of temperance; hav ing been the first of our legislators to carry through an order for the removal of intoxicat ing liquors from the lobby of the legislative hall; and the first of our shipbuilders to launch a vessel without rum. —The following changes in Maine po3t-offices were made last week,—North Roothbay, R. W. Lawson, vice Sp,nuey, removed ;'Mexico, J. H. Pleason, vice Bradford, resigned; Smithfield, J. N. Pattee, vice Smith, removed. —The Saco Democrat learns that some of the enterprising men of Kcnnebunkport arc com mencing the mauulacture of boots, having em ployed workmeu from Massachusetts. It is al so in contemplation to commence the manufac ture ofhats the coming season. —A Levee was held at the residence of Rev. Soule Wilson, Kittery, on the evening of the 15th, inst., the proceeds of which arc to be ap propriated in furnishing the Church now be ing erected by the Baptist Society of which he is pastor. —When the schools of Bath are postponed on account of a storm, the bells are rung in a cer tain manner for twenty minutes. The first ex periment was tried on Thursday morning. Re sult—The fire department was out aud the streets were filled with men, women aud chil dren—intensely frightened. The fire bells and the storm were too much for one day. —Thursday evening of last week as James D.Robie, overseer in the Lewiston Mills, was passing between the two Hill mills to his home, he was assaulted by two men who knocked him down, and while one of them brandished a knite over his head the other made an attempt to rifle liis poekets. Mr. Robie however, was able to parry the thrusts of the knife, and to frustrate the efforts of tlio other scoundrel who was trying to rob him, The robber finding Mr R’s re sistance so persistent aud powerful, suddenly tore Sir. R’s cap and fur collar from his bead and neck, and escaped. The other also made off and Sir. Robie on reaching his house found that ho had been stabbed in two places, but providentially the wounds were only in his coat. One thrust on his back had been so directed that it only ent throngh two coats, and his vest, and there the knife bit a pocket comb which stopped its farther progress, The ruffians were young men from 18 to 22 yearF. as Sir, Robie judges, one of them very robust, the other not so heavy, and neither very tall. The Journal from which we gather the facts says no arrests have been made. —We ffnd in the Bath Times that the Knox and Liucoln Railroad Company will open their books for subscriptions to the capital stock of that road in the month |of Februar;. —The Watcrville Mail reports a meeting of wool-growers at Auson on Saturday last’ Hon, W. R. Flint presiding, Resolutions were adopted declaring the inadequacy of the present tariff, and suggesting the duty of our members of Congress to exert themselves for a tariff sufficient to enable the wool-growers of the United States to compete with foreign countries. They appointed delegates to the proposed meeting at Augusta to-day. —At the Supreme Judicial Court now in ses sion at Norridgcwock, in Somerset County, Danfortli, J., presiding, a verdict has been re turned in a case of some interest. The action was for damages for alleged personal injuries, brought by Nathaniel W. Morse against Mar tin D. Ward, Esq., aud thirteen others, citizens ef Skowhegan. It appeared from the evidence that Morse was a notorious copperhead during the rebellion, and, upon bearing of the assassi nation of President Lincoln, said be was glad of it—applauded the act of Booth and made himself particularly odious. The defendants went iu a body to his house for the purpose of compelling him to take back his words. Morse saw them coming and attempted to take to the woods, but was overtaken, brought back, and compelled to recant what he had said, and to take the flag of the United States in his hands and cheer it. For this, be brought an action of trespass. The trial occupied about three days. After a clear and very ablo charge by Danforth, J., who told the jury that the amount of damages was exclusively for them to decide the jury retired, and promptly returned a verdict for the plaintiff for one cent, which was immediately paid by deposit of ono copper cent with the clerk. The jury was composed of gentlemen from all parts of the county. —Captain Samuel Veasie ofBrewcr, a prom inent man in that portian of the State, died on Thursday evening last. —Amoug the victims of the cruel massacre at Fort Phil. Kearney was Harvey S. Dem ming of Ellsworth, son of the late Dr .Dem ming of Mt. Desert. —The EUsworth American says Ellery Tre worgy of that village was drowned at sea on the passage to Cardenas, from Ellsworth. He was a hand oa hoard the new brig Corirntes Capt. Lord, which sailed lrom that port for Cardenas iu December. Five days on the pas sage out, lie fell torn the main cliaius into the sea, and sank immediately. —The Bangor Whig states that Joseph Carr, Esif, of that city, who was superseded iu the office of Revenue Inspector by E. W. Flagg, Esq., has been reinstated and has resumed his duties. The exchange will he exceedingly gratifying to the Union party in Bangor. A few more such would be thankfully received. Schools in the District of t'olutnbin. The examination to be made by the Senate District committee into the school affairs of Washington and Georgetown will show that up to 1862 no colored school was allowed here, though the property of colored men was tax ed ten per cent, for school purposes. Congress, however, took hold of the matter on the 1st of May, 1862, and passed a bill directing that the amount of school tax paid by colored people be expended for the benefit of colored sebools. Not a cent was paid over under this law for two years; and then, when a committee of in vestigation bad been ordered, some $600 was delivered up. On the 25tli of June, 1864, a law was passed requiring the municipal authori ties to set apart caeh year, from the fund ap plicable to purposes of public education, sucli a proportionate part thereof as the number of colored children between the ages of six ami seventeen bear to the whole number of child ren, while in a subsequent p rt of the same a -t is found the proviso that the funds thus obtain ed “shall he applied to the education of both white and colored children in the proportion of the numbers of each between the ages of six and sixteen.” The mayor of Georgetown car ried out this provision by dividing the school fund iu proportion to the numbers of white and black children between these ages; bnt the mayor of Washington interpreted the law to read so that the money to he applied to colored schools should he as the number of black child ren belweeu six and seventeen is to the whole number of white children under twenty-one, added to the number of blacks under six and over sixteen. Tbc census shows the number of black children of the age to lie sent to suhool to be over twenty per cent, of the whole num ber in tbe city, while this mean and forced con struction of the law reduced them to less than ten per cent, and cheated them out of about $16,006. The mayor’s law gives the colored schools $19,293 72 for the per cent&gc since May 1,1862, while the law ot Congress gives them $35,000. A suit is now pending for the difference between these figures.—Dispatch to Boston Advertiser. Rather Dry.—A curious Christinas festival given at Blennerhasset, Cumberland, Eng land, by Mr. William Lawson, is reported in the English papers. Mr. Lawson is a vegeta rian, and gave an entertainment accordingly: About 1000 people attended. The farm buildings were decorated, and in the largo rooms singing and dancing and lecturing on phrenology, co-operation, vegetarianism and physiology went forward at intervals during the day. At noon a moal of grain, fruit and vegetables was given, which rather surprised some of the beel-oating peasantry who had as sembled to take part in the festival. There were raw turnips, boiled cabbages, boiled wheat, boiled barley, shelled peas (half a ton of the three last named); oat meal gruel, with chopped carrots, turnips, and cabbage in it;boil ed horse beans, boiled potntoes: salads, mode of chopped carrots, turnips, cabbages, parsley, &c., over which was poured linseed boiled to a Jel ly. As there were no condiments of any kind, oither upon the extraordinary messes or the ta ble, and all being cold except the potatoes, it may be imagined the guests did not sit down with much relish to their vegetarian fares.— Each had an apple and a biscuit presented on rising from the table. A Tobacco Stoby.—A Berlin correspondent writes: “Two years agoa society was establish ed in Berlin, the members of which agreed to preserve all the points of their cigars, instead of biting them oil' and throwing them away. These ends are collected, and then sold in large quantities, cither for the manufacture of snuff or smoking in pipes. The sum thus raised is applied t‘> the maintenance and education of orphans; and some idea of the extent of the so ciety and the intensity of its alfection for the weed may he gained from the fact that the ci gar-ends of two years’saving have brought in a sufficient sum for the maintenace of twenty two children. Wno’a The Foot,?—Some merchants went to an Eastern Sovereign, and exhibited for sale several very fine horses. Till1 King admired them and bought them; he moreover, gave the merchants a lac of rupees to purchase more horses for him. The King one day in a sportive humor, ordered the vizier to make out a list of all the loots in Ills dominions. He did so and put las Majesty's name at the head of them. The King asked why. He|replied “Because you entrusted a lac ot rupees to men you don’t know, and who will never come hack.’ ’ Ay, but suppose they should come back—“Then I shall erase your name aud Insert theirs,” The Auburn Mnrdor. JOHNSON, THE SUSPECTED HAN, PBOVES AN Alibi. Johnson, the laborer arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the murder of the two wo men at Auburn, appears to have had no con nection w ith the aflair. He averred his inno cence from the first, and gave a clear account of his whereabouts during the week in wliich the deed was committed. His statement, given in the Lewiston Journal, is as follows: “Left Nathaniel Maybury’s in Turner, Mon day morning. Came to Widow Millet's m Au burn. Got there when the sun was about half an hour high at night. Stopped all night Mon day. Left after breakfast, Tuesday A. M. at 8 or li o’clock. Went to Packard's .store at Au burn Hill. Staid there till noon; got dinucr at Austin Kingsley’s; then went to Auburn Hollow (N. Auburn); from there to Turner, to a new house near' Sylvester llrudiordjs. Staid all night there. ® Lett Wednesday morning before the murder. Came ba 'k to the “Four Corners,” (just on the edge of Turner above North Auburn). Got there at 10 or 11 o’clock. Sawed wood in the afternoon lor a shoemaker, and staid with him all night Wednesday. Left Thursday morning at 9 o’clock. Went to a tavern at Auburn Hollow (two miles from where the murder was committed.) Wanted to stop, but said they were full. Then went to Air. Briggs’s (Bun ker’s?) brick bouse and stayed ail night Thurs day. Left Friday morning and took dinner with Henry Smith. Then went to Air. Leav itt’s (near the Poor Farm) where 1 was arrest ed.” The first thing to bo done, of course, was to verify the prisoner’s statement, if it would ad mit of it. Accordingly Deputy Littlefield aft or talcing down the prisoner’s statement in writing from his own lips, as published above, at once proceeded to the localities named, or to those essentially concerned, in order to dis cover the movements of Johnson during Wed nesday, Wednesday night, Thursday and Thursday night Deputy L. accordingly proceed ed to the house of a Mr. Wheaton, a shoemak er, about three miles from where the murder was committed, in the direction of Turner. Mr. Wheaton states that Wednesday after noon Johnson sawed wood for him; that Wednesday evening there was a Singing School near by and Johnson was there during the evening; that Johnson remained at his house all night; that ho went to bed at the usual bed time; that ho ate breakfast then and went away about nine o’clock Thursday morning. This account given by Mr. Wheaton is con firmed by Wheaton s wife. That Johnson saw ed wood at Wheaton’s Wednesday P. Al., is stated by twenty witnesses, many of whom al so saw him during the evening. This testimo ny seems to be conclusive that Johusou was not in a situation to commit the murder, at the time it was probably committed, jjis expla nations of Ins movements on Thursday and subsequently during the week seem to he equally and clearly in his favor. The conclu sion seems to he irresistible that he cannot ho the guilty man. —The price of admission to the Paris Exhi bition in the Champ do Mars lias long been discussed.. Suggestions have been offered that one day iu the week should be sot aside on which Sir. should .he charged, others that on Sundays only 25c. should be paid. Tho Imperial Commission has just put an end to all uncertainty on the subject, by announcing that tho price will bo rigorously lir, each, without any exception. —A writer in the Pall Mall Gazette is look ing a head a little when he remarks, speaking of Senator Wade of Ohio: “He will probably be chosen President of the Senate at tho next election, and supposing Mr. Johnson to be re moved, will thereby become pro tempore Presi dent of the United States.” Bericw of the Market FOtt THE WEEK ENDING Jan. 22. 1867. The business in merchandise circles for the past week has been dull in couscquenou of the storms. The indreaso in tho price of gold 1ms caused a stiff ness in prices of commodities, especially all those lor which gold or its cquivglcnt lias to be paid. Tho “vexed” tariff question, and the internal revenue tax must bo settled before there can bo auy steadi ness in prices or any calculations as to the future course of trade. Jobbers are not disjiosed to increase their stocks to any great extent under the present uncertainty and Importers aro undecided and indis posed to extend their commercial operations. Our last week’s reviow left gold iu the upward bound, selling on Tuesday, loth, at 13S. It advanced gradually, selling Friday at 137$, the highest point during the week. Saturday it shaded down to 136J. Monthly, 21st, it oponod at 136’, suld down to 136J, cloBing at 136j. Tuesday It opened at 136$. sold down to 135$, closing at tliat price. APPLES—Choice fruit is not so plenty ns it lias been, and our outside quotations are realized. Dried apples aro coming along a little more freely, but the demand, at present, is limited. ASHES—The transactions in potash are light. Prices aro firm at uur quotations. BEANS—There is a moderate demand and the stocks are not large; our outside quotations are real ized. BKEAD—Prices are firm for all kinds, with a mod erate demand. BOX SHOOKS—Affairs are not changed from last week. The same diversity of opinion exists between manufacturers and shippers, and hence, the transac tions are lights N.otwithstamling the stocks are in creasing cve’ry week, holders aie not disposed to make any concessions, believing that prices must advance. BUTTER—Tho market continues to lie supplied with good solid Vermont butter. Choice tubs com mand the by the single tub. Iu lots it can be had at 36ai«;3t>. There is auy quantity of inl'ui ior butter ill tho market, which is lit only ior wheel grease. CANDLES—There is a Ciir demand for Trow bridge’s moulds, aud prices are without cliange. CHEESE—A good supply in in the market and prices arc steady, Country cheese can l>e purchased at 1 o 20 lower than our quotations. CEMENT—Tho market is well supplied and prices are unchanged. COAL—The demand for anthracite continues steady aud prices are without any change. . COOPERAGE—Prices rule steady at our quota tioiiHj but tho Blocks are very limited and transac tions are light. CORDAGE.—Prices unchanged from last week Tho demand is limited. GS AND DYES—The only changes to note are slight rodm Lions in Llie jtricos of cream tartar and opium. Tho demand has slackened. DUCK—The demand for Portland duck, at the re duced quotations, eontinucs to be large. DRY GOODS—The market is firmer for cotton maiiuiacturos, and there is less depression in woolens, anil more thiiurablc features ore exhibited. But the mauutaeturors arc looking to Congress with much earnestness and expectation for an increase of the duty on imported woolen goods. A sliorl lirno will scttlo the question, as the Tariff lull is now before Senate. FISH—With prices unchanged there is abettor de mand and several cargoes have changed lianils during the week. FLOUR—We have no cliange to note in the flour market. Holders are firm as tt.e stocks are now be ing reduced daily anil but little coming forward. There has been some Hour sold here to go to Boston; outside of this the demand is confined to the daily wants lor consumption. FRUIT—Prices arc unchanged from the reduced quotations of last week, but the market is firmer, uranges and lemons are in good supply. Git AIN—Tile stocks of corn are lighter and prices are firm at a slight advance Irom last week’s quota tions. Oats are quiet and steady. HAY—The receipts have been ample, and prices rather favor purchasers. HIDES AND SKINS—The market is quite dull Prices arc unchanged. IKON—Dealers aro firm, under the rise In gold ami the prospect ol an increased tariff upon the ar ticlo. LARD—There is more firmness in the market, though the transactions arc not largo. LEAD—Unchanged, witli a lair demand for sheet and pipe. LEATHER—There is a fair demand for immediate use. Prices are unchanged. LIME—The present demand is small but prices are unchanged, ihc stocks are large. LUMBER—The supply of all kinds is good, but the demand is more moderate just now. Southern pine is lower, there being large quantities of it here and groat dithculty iu finding purchasers. MOLASSES—Importers are firm in consequence of the upward advance of gold. The stocks are smaller than ever, and there is none coming forward. The demand is steady, though not very heavy. NAVAL STORES—Quiet and unchanged witli but light demand. OAKUM.—The markot is quiet with but small demand. OILS—We note further reduction in the price of whale, lard and castor oils. Linseed lias also shaded a triUe, but It is presumed the bottom price has bccu touched. Portland kerosene is firm at G5c by tho thousand gallons. ONIONS—Silver-skins are plenty and prime ones bring $2<^2 25 per bbl. PAINTS—Tho demand has been fair for the s a sou. Prices are without cluinge, except for pure ground and dry leads whieli have shaded a little: Unchanged, We continue te quote soft at *. oO and hard at *2 Oil per ton. Ground is selling at wholesale at 00 and at retail at *10. PRODUCE—Fresh meats and poultry have been abundant. Eggs command 32c 11:33 in large lots. Po taioes have cnmeiii freely. Sliipping potatoes bring 5o:t?65c and choice ones 82:02 gp per PROVISIONS—There have been some consign ments of pork from Western merchants which has rendered the market less linn, though prices arc un changed. Ihc market tor beef is firm and stocks are not very large. RICE-We continue our quotations. Rangoon is selling at lOcand Carolina at 121 K SALT—Till! market is very quiet and prices are ^witthto?ak^arBoofL?rerp-1 ■“ •"*«* Ourquotations give SUGARS—The market is very firm for all kinds of sugars, and the tendency is up«™ I th u'-h wc do not alter our quotations of Inst weekexceDt for refined, which are a shaile higher. ’ P STARCH—Firm at our quotations, with a modcr 1116 ,ioman<i 19 quitu am,pteA^pre«b’tw»te“nCUaDgcd- ■*«*••» TINS—The demand tor ail kinds continues to lie wiu »"52S5r-£ remabiu^ehsmgcd/withlight SgfiW'W VARNISH-W. have no change to note. The dc msuid tor all kimls is lair x ,,e WOOL—There was more animation in thn wool market last week, and the tendency is upward* Tho wool growers ol this Suite are making Sgcmen s to have a hearing in Congress on the subject ot hi creased duly on lbreigu wools. ’‘“'licet ot ln ZING—No cliange. The demand at present is not heavy. FHE1 (1HTS—Several engagements liavc boon made during the week, but there is a decline i„u£ rates to Cuba, 16c only being ottered lnr box shook, under deck. The following arc the engagement repXd: «ngB Winona and Kennebec, lor a port north side Cuba with.Sugar box shooks at 16c under, and 14c on deck; bark 5?eT.has Starrett, wUh Wx^ota,™ port north sulo, at lGc lor box shooks; bri<» Ameri can Union, to a port north side ai ltic lilr boxes - now brig Uncle Jerry, lor Alatanzas. at 15c lor boxes brig J. B. Brown, for north side Cuba, box shooks at 15c; brig Altardtta has (since last reported) been eliartored out to .St, Jaco and back, at 55c for sugar: bark Gertrude, to load ieo at Bath lor Nassau and back to Holmes’ Hole, from a salt island, at $4,5t0 if to Portland, or $4,750 if ciBewlicrc; new bark Wjn. Brown, for Mobile, with hav, on owners’ account i Br. brig Planet to load hhd shooks, without heads, at 25c for Martinique, Port In ltd Wholesale Price* Cumui. Corrected for the Pre?8^ to Jan. 22. Apples. Greet V bri. 2 50 @ 4 50 | Cookhg V bu. 50 @ 75 ( Driec V lb... t2 @ 14 * Western do. 12 Ashes. Pcail V lb.none Pot. 9 @ 10 Beans. M&jrow V bu. 2 50 @ 3 00 Peo.3 00 @ 3 5<> Blue Pod.2 50 @ 2 75 Box bhooks. Pme,.70 @ 75 Bread. Pibt |> 100 lb 12 00 @15 00 not ex 100 IblO 50@12 10 Sltp.8 50 @ to 00 Crackers VI00 50 @ 55 Butter. FamlyV lb... 35 @ 38 Store.. 22 @ 15 Candles. Moudvtb. . 10 @ 17 Spent. 40 @ 42 Cemont. V bri.2 40 @ 2 50 Cheese. VernontiVlb 1G @ ir Now York.... 10 @ 18 Coal—(Retail i. Cumberland, lo 5*» @11 00 LorbV«&Diaiuond.l0@104 Lelrigi.10 50 @11 On Red Ash.9 50 @10 00 White Ash. 9 50 @10 OU Coffee. JavtVlb.. . 37 @ 40 Rio. 2G @ 30 Cooperage. Hh(l.Sh’ks& lids, MoLCity.. .3 25 @ Sag. City.. .2 75 @ 3 00 Sag. C’try. .1 50 @ 1 75 C’trtKiltMol. liid.Sh’ks. 2 00 @2 25 Hhd. H’d’gs, Sell Pine... 25 @ Hard Pine.. 30 @ Hoops,(14ft).35 00 @40 00 R.jak Staves50 00 @55 00 Copper. Cop.Sheathnig 43 @ Y.M.Sheathing32 @> Y.M. Bolts... 35 (a) Cordage. American Vlb 2'J4a} 21 Manila... 224@ 23 MaBilaHoltrope 24* @ 25 Drugs and Dyes. Alcohol VK**1* 4oo @ Arrow Root... 30 @ 70 Bl-Carb Soda 9 @ 10 Borax. 39 @ Camphor. ...125 @ Cream Tartar :*5 @ 50 Indigo,.1 50 @ 1 85 Logwood ex... 10 @ 17 Madder. 18 @ 20 Naptha Vgal. 35 @ 5fi Opium V lb 9 75 @10 CO ltnubarb.4 CM> @ 4 5u Sal Soda. 5 @ 6] Saltpetre. 16 @ 28* Sulphur...... 7£@ Vitriol. 18*@ D Ck. No.l,. @ 85 No. 10,. @ 49 Ravens. @ 40 Dyewoods. Bar wood. 3 @ Brazil Wood.. 13 @ Cun wood- 9 @ 10 Fustic,. 4 @ 6 Logwood, Cam peachy. 3 @ St. Domingo 22@ 3 flic. Wood- @ I'eacli Wood.. 8@ lied Wood. 7$@ 81 Sapan Wood.. @ Fish. C#(l, qtL Large Shore 650 g 7 oO LargeBank 5 75 @ 6 25 Small.3 50 @4 00 Pollock.3 00 @ 4 25 Haddock,new 2 00 @) 2 50 Hake.2 00 @ 2 75 Herring, Shore. 4> ld.4 00 @ 6 00 Scaled, H>bx. 35 @ 45 No. 1. 25 @ 35 Mackerel f*bl. Bay No. 1.. 17 00@l* ofi Bay No. 2. 16 00@17 00 Bay No. 3. 13 25@14 25 Shore No.1.18 00 @19 00 Shore No.3. 9 00 @10 00 Flour. White Winter choice xx 1G 00@17 50 xx 11 50 @16 00 x 13 00@14 00 Red Winter xx. 14 50@ 15 50 x. 13 00@ Spring xx- ■ 14 0O@ 14 50 x.. 13 2fi@ 14 00 Superfine .10 Oo @12 00 St. Louis <53 Southern Superior xx 1650@18 00 Canada Superior xx 1600@16 50 Michigan & Western Sup’r xx .. 15 50@16 50 Fruit. Almonds—Jordan Ip lb. Soft Shell... @ 35 Shelled— @ 50 Pea Nuts.3 75 @ Citron, new... 40 @ Currants. @ 17 Dates, new_20 @ Figs,.new 18 @ 20 Prunes,.. 18 @ Raisins, Bunch,pbx3 87 @ 4 00 Layer.1 oo @ 4 15 Lemons,box 3 50 @ 5 50 Oranges,$J‘l 00 4 (JO @ drain. Corn, Mixed.. 1 25 @ 1 30 West’nYeU’w 1 33 @ 1 35 Rye.140 @ 1 45 Barley.1 25 @ 1 30 Oats. 70 @ 75 Shorts p ton.32 00 @35 00 Fine Feed. .36 00 @ 38 00 Middlings... GO 00 @ 55 00 Gunpowder. Blasting.5 50 @ 6 00 Sporting.C 00 @ 7 50 Hay. Pressed^Hon :0 00 @22 00 Loose.20 00 @25 00 Straw. 12 00 @15 00 Hides and Skins. Buenos Ayres 29 @ 31 Western. 18 @ 19 Slaughter..10 (a) Galf Skins— 30 @

Lamb Skins. .1 00 @ 1 50 Iron. Common. 4f<g 5 Refined. 5 vtg Of Swedish. 8 (jg 8} Norway. 8*fo} 9 Cast Steel_ 26*(«^ 28 German Steel. 17 <cg Eng.lilis.Steel 22 Spring Steel.. 11(a) 14 Sheet Iron, English. 7 @ 7| R. G. Hfreg 11 Russia. 23 $ 25 Belgian- 22 (eg L<ard. Barrel, lb.. I3f@ 141 Kegs, 4*lb.... ltfa) Lead. Sheet ft Pipe, 12 Leather. New York, Light. 30 ® 33 Mid. weight 34 40 3k Heavy. 31; ,a> sn Slaughter .. 48 <® 51 Am. Cali.... 1 45 ® 1,6 „ Lime. Heckl’d,cask 1 40 @ 1 6U Lumber. "" Clear Pine, Nos. 1 a a....60 00 '.<665 00 No. S.45 00 (oDO 00 No. 4.20 (HI io'25 00 hipping.... 21 00 (o)24 00 Spruce.14 00 (gill ou Huueusion Spruce 20(825 Hemlock.... is 00 (oilb 00 Clapboards, SpruceEx.,27 00 @30 00 Pine E*— none. Shingles, Cedar Ext. 4 50 @ 4 7ft Cedar No.1..3 00 @ 3 25 Shaved Cedar 5 75 I Pin© o 75 Laths, Spruce.3 50 @ 4 00 Pine. 4 50 @ 4 75 Molasses. Porto Rico.75 @ 80 [CIcuiuegOH.... «MI @ 65 Trinidad. 53 @ 55 Cuba Clayed.. 50 @>* 52 Clayed tart. 45 (q) 4« Muscovado. 55 @ 60 Nails. Cask.7 Oil @ Naval Stores, l’ar brl.. .5 00 @ 5 50 Pitch (C. Tar 13 25 (aj Wil. Pitch .. .5 00 tv 5 50 Rosin.7 00 @ 12 00 Turpentine gal. 90 @ Oakum. American_loi @ 13.V Oil. Kerosene,_ f*5 @ .Sperm.3 50 @ Whale.1 4 5 @ 1 55 Bank. 33 00 @34 oo Shore.29 00 @22 00 Porgie.10 00 @24 Linseed_ 125 @ Boile d do. @ 1 50 Lard.130 @ 145 Clive.21*5 @ Castor.3 00 @ 3 25 Neatafbot —1 85 @2 00 Onions. Siv’skinsjp bl. 2 @2 25 Points. Portl’d Lead-17 50 @ Pure Grd do. 16 00 @ Pure Dry do. 10 00 @ Am. Zinc,.. .13 00 @ Rochelle Yel.. 4 @ Eng. Yen.Red. 4$a> Red Lead. 10 @ 18 Litharge. 15 @ 17 Plaster. Soft, ton...250 @ Hard.2 00 @ Ground.9 00 @ 10 00 Produce. Beef, side p ib 10 @ 13 Veal. 8'ftp Ju Lamb. 10 @ 12 Chickens. 20 @ 92 Turkeys. 20 @ 23 Geese. is @ 20 Eggs, P doz.. 32 m 31 Potatoes,p bbl 1 70@2 00 Cranb’s p hurt 4 160 Provisions. Mess Beef, Chicago... .20 00 @22 00 Ex Me-s. .24 00 @25 00 Pork, ExlraClear @28 00 Clear.24 00 @25 00 Mess.*23 00 @24 tH) Prime.... 18 00 @1200 Hams. 15 @ 16 Bice. Rice, V lb.... 10 @ 12$ Bum. New England 2 55 Saleratus. Saleratus |> lb 12@ 13 Balt. Turk’s Is. |> lilid. (8 bus.)4 25 @ 4 75 Liverpool.4 25 @ 4 50 Gr’nd Batter. 30 @ Seeds. Hcrdsgrass bush 400@450 Clover lb.14 @ 15 Red Top bag 5 50, @ 0 00 Shot. I)rop,P lOolbs @11 50 Buck. @12 50 Soap. Extra St’m Kennel 114 Family.101 No. 1.. 10 Olinc. 131 (Thera Olive. 11$ Crane’s. 131 Soda. 13$ Spices. ? ; * Cassia, pure.. 75 @ Cloves. 43 @ 45 Ginger. 2K @ 30 Mace.1 40 @> Nutmegs.13'* @ 1 40 Pepper. 28 @ 30 Pimento. 30 @ 33 Starch. Pearl. 11$@ 12| Sugar. Muscovado... 11 @ 124 Hav. Brown . 1214* Hav.White... none Crushed. 151 @ 15* Granulated... 154 @ 15* Powdered- lr>| @ 15j Eagle Refinery A @ none do do * B @ none Teas. Souchong- 75 @ Oft Oolong. lk» (fi) 06 Oolong, choiccl oft @ 1 05 Japan,.110 @ l 25 Tin. Banco, cash.. 35 @ 37 Straits, cash.. 33 @ 35 English. 34 @ 37 Char. I. C.. 13 (to @13 50 Char. 1. X... 1C 00 @1050 Tobacco. Fives & Tens, Best Brands 70 @ 60 Medium- CO @ 65 Common ... 55 @ 60 Half lbs. best brands. 75 @ 60 N at’1 Leaf, lbs.l 00 @ 1 25 Navy lbs. 75 @ 85 Twine. Cotton Sail... @ 60 Flax. @ 75 v armsn. Damar.2 75 @ 3 75 Furniture ...2 25 @ 4 25 Uoacli.3 00 @ G 50 Wood. Ilaru, retail. 1050 @11 00 Soft. @7 00 KindlingD>box 30 (a) 40 Wool. IJn wash’d Fleece25 @ 30 Washed do.30 @ 35 Lamb Skins.. 75 @ 110 Zinc. Mosscliuan. sheet,14 @144 Lehigh.14 @144 Portland Drv Govdf Market* COTTON GOODS. Inches. Price. Heavy Sheeting,.37.19 ® 224 Fino Shooting,.36. 17]® 19" Fine Sheeting,. 40.2i>]® 22 Medium Sheeting,.37.14 ® 17 Light Sheeting,.37.14 ® 16 Shirting,.27 to 30.12 ® 14 BLEACHED SHEETING. Good Bleached Sheeting,.36. 22 ® 27] Good Bleached Sheeting,.9-8.25 ® 32] Mediiuu Sheeting,.36.17® 22 Shirting,.27 to 32.12]® 15 DRILLING. Heavy Drilling,.30. 22]@ 26 Medium,.30.20*® 22] Corset J cans,.15® £5 COTTON FLANNELS. Heavy Cotton Flannels,.25 @ 30 Medium Cotton Flannels,.20 ® 25 Bleached Cotton Flannels,.25 ® 37] STRIPED SHIRTING. Heavy Striped Shirting,.30.25 @ 30 Heavy Striped Shirting,.27.22] ® 26 Medium Striped Shirting,.27.17 ® 20 TICKING. Heavy Ticking,.37] @ 60 COTTONADES. Heavy double and twist,.45 ® 55 DENIMS. Heavy Denims,.36® 40 Medium Denims,.26 ® 324 CAMBRICS AND PRINT8. Colored Cambrics,.12]@ 16 Best Prints,.„.16"® 18 Medium Prints,.14® 16 DELAINES. DeLaincs, ..24 @ 25 CRASH. Crash,.11]® 17 BATTING, WADDING, AC. Cotton Baiting, p lb,.18 @ 25 Cotton Wadding, lb,.30 ® 36 Wicking,. .55® 65 WOOLEN GOODS. Kentucky Jeans,. .25 @. B0 Satinets,.50® 85 Union Meltons,.75 ®1 90 Black Union Cassimeres,.80 ®1 00 Black all wool cassuncrcs,.l no ®1 50 Black Doeskins,.125 ®l 75 Fancy Doeskins,..4 oo io 1 50 Re pell ant, 6-4,.1 37]®145 WOOL FLANNELS. Bine Mixed Twilled Flannels,.30 @ 574 Blue and Scarlet,.35 ® 57 ? White, plain,.3-4.35 ® 50" While, plain,. 3C . . . GO ® 70 Portland Daily Press Stock Liat> CORRECTED BY WM. H. WOOD & SON, Stock and Exchange Broker, 178 Fore St., Portland. For the week ending Jan. 22, 1867. Descriptions. Par Value. Offered. Asked Government 6*8,1881,.108. 109 Government 5-20,1862,.107.108 Government 5-20,1864.106.107 Government 5-20; 1865.. 106.107 Government 5-20, July,.103£.104 J Government 7-9*0, 1st series. .I0.it.lo+£ Government 7-30, 2d and 3d series,-103].1044 Government 10-40.♦09.100 State ol‘ Maine Bonds,.99.109 Portland City Bonds,.,97.98 Bath City Bonds,.96.PC Baimor City Bonds, 20 years,.05.lx; Calais City Bonds,. 1)5.PC Cumberland National Bank,-40- .45.47 Canal National Bank,.100.103.104 First National Bank,.100.103.104 Casco National Bank,.100.103.104 Merchants’ National Bank,.75.76.77 National Traders Bank,... —100.102.103 Second National Bank,.100.90.95 Portland Company,.100.90.65 Portland Gas Company,.... .50.51.52 Ocean Insurance Company,_loO.104.10s At. & St. Lawrence R. R.,.55.60 At. & Si. Lawrence R.R. Bonds,100.92.‘.»4 A. & K. R. R. Bonds,. 86. 87 Maine Central R. R. Stock,_100. 15.20 Maine Central R. R. Bonds,.80.83 Androscoggin R. R. Stock.50.worthless. Ken. & Portland R. R. Bonds,. 100.86. 90 Portland & Forest Av’n’e R. R., 100.75.85 Portland Glass Company,. loo.100.101 Richardson’s Whart Co...100.95.100 Boston Stock List* Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Jan 22. American Gold.. 13fl United States Coupon Sixes, 1881. 108j U nited States 7 3-101 hs, 1st series. 104^ ,T ,, “ 3d series. l«‘42 United States 5-20s, 1XC2. 1075 “ July, i860. 101i United States Ten-torties. !*9tf Maine State Sixes, 1863. 9s<5 Eastern Railroad. 107^ Portland. Saco& Portsmouth Railroad. loo Western Railroad. 135 SPECIAL NOTICES. Fashionably Made Balmoral Boots lor Ladies, Misses and Children, as well as Boots and Shoes for Gentlemen and Boys, which for superiority of materials and make, are un surpassed, can tie had of X. K. MOSELEY * CO., Summer Street, Boslou. jan2odlt Batchelor’s lVair I>yo. This splendid Hair Dye is the besi in the Work!. The only true aud perfect Dye—Harmless, Bcliublc. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown, itomedies tbe ill effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it soft and beautiful. The genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Euctory 81 Barclay street, New' York. ■terftit. SPECIAL NOTICES. For Cough., Cold, and Con.umpliou, Try the j|d and well known VEGETABLE F1JIa.IIO!VABV BALAAM,approved and used oy our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty >earspast. (Jet the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggist*, dec24sNd&w6m Boston, Proprietors. A Coufrli, A Cold, or LA Sore Throat, EQCIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lung*, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BIIOWX’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HA VINO A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive nuil Throat BieraneM, troches are used with ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS, ffingrm and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches aits recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. 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For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the tearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. 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 A' Co., II. II. Hay, W. F. Phillips <& Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins & Co. janl2sNdly WUy Suffer 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, lions, Eruptions, and every complaint oj the Sbiu. Try It. for it costs but 25c. Be sure to ask for HALE’S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Druggists, or send 95c to O. 1*. Ncyuiour Ar C©., Boston, Mass.f and receive n box by return mail, dee 29 sn dim Professional Card. Dr. WJI. II. SWEET, one of the celebrated family of Sweet, Bonk Setter, from Rhode Island, but lor the last 10 years a resident of New Bedford, Mass., having been associated there with his brother dob, with the most (tattering success, has, through the solicitation of his fr iends and patieuts in (lie State oi Maine, opened an ollicc in this City, iu House No. 31 Gray Street) (near Brackett St*,) where he will attend to all business pertaining to his profession: Such as Setting Bones, Dislocation of Bones, Injuries of Bones, Stiff Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hip Disease, Weak and Palsied Limbs, Spinal Complaints, Fractures,Rheumatic Affections, Sciatics, and Lameness in general. The Dr. flatters himself that, atlcr having a natural gift, combined with a practice of twenty years in his profession, that he can cure most eases pronounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testimonials can be given, but it is (learned unnecessary here. Otlico hours trom 9 to 12 A. M., and* from 2 to 5 P. M. Jan. 14, 1867. janl5 d2w SN Long Sought Lor I Come at Last! Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. Wo take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be ibuud for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wino is invaluable, being among the best, if Mot the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as ono of the most agreeable Beverages. Mauuf.ictured from the puro mice of the (terry, and unadulterated by any impure ugredieut, 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 tor the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDEBBEBBV WINE, nov 27 s N d&wtf COLGATE A CO.’S, WINTER iOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hands and for general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and fancy good dealers. 8Ndec24tofoblO FKLLOW’S ORIGINAL WORM LOZENGES. \JLT E can with confidence point to FELLOW’S ! fl WORM LOZENGES as the most jtertect 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 thult, being safe, con venient, effectual unci pleasant* No injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle of calomel enters their composition, They may be used without further prejuratiou, and at any time. Children will eagerly devour all you give them. and ask for more. They never fail in ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, oveii when he is not afflicted with worms. Y arions remedies have trorn time to time, been ro commended, such as calomel, oil of wormseed, turp entiuc, Ac., producingdangerons, and sometimes laud consequences. After much research, study and ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Ix>zenges, have succeeded in pro- , during this remedy, lice from all objections, ami posi tivcly safe, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill the worms, but act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them. In order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the aualysis ot Dr. A. A. HAY ES, State Assayer, is annexed: “1 have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOWS A CO., and find 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 their action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. D. i Assayer to the State of Mass. 1 Price rents per Box 5 Fire for #1. GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor ot* the New England Botanic Depot, IOC Hanover Street, Boston Mass., | Sole Agent for the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. HTSold by dealers hi Medicines everywhere. oct5-deowCmsN 11 Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy evor compounded for CoLls, Cough*, Cntnrrh nml Consumption, and sill diseases of the Throat anti Lungs. ISfFor sale by ail Dr iggists, Munutartured by B. F UKADBI RV, octlod&wsNfim Druggist, Bangor. A More Pile Carr. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars tee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMA INK. Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc2Gd3msN Maine Your Own Soap / NO LIME NECENNARY! By Saving and Using Tour Waste Grease BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’i'gr. Co’s SAPONIFIEB. (Patentsof 1st and 8tli Feb., 1859.) CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gillons of the very best soft soap for only about oO els. ireclions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. 0TBc particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Saponiiicr. ^ nol7gNeod&wly You need not Snfl'er with Piles Since Carr's Bile Remedy brintfs immediate re lief, and speedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly auccesstbl medicine for Idles. Dealers want no other where it has been intro duced. Scud for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine tor you. Druggist who desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine fur Piles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson & Son, Bath: H. 11. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, Lewiston, and other Druggists Wm. Cark & Co. sepl9sN2tawtt n Proprietors. A VDutiable Medicine.—;Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Bark. It has been thorough ly teate<l by people in tins city and vicinity, and the proprietor'lias testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccommcud its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—imlepcndant. The Great New England Eemedy! Dn. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, alter having been proved by the test ol eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become aa well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives ils virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES More Throat, Cold., Cough., Oiptfaerin, Bronrhiln, Mpitiiug of Hlood, nod Pul mou.ry Attrition., generally It I. n Keuinrltnblc Keuirdy lor Kid nr; Com plaint., Oinbrlr., Uiftieulfy of Voidiug I rim-, Hlrrdiug front thr P idury. and ■(ladder, timvtl mid other rouiplaiut.. Tor Pile, and Kcnrvy, it will be found very valuable. Give it a trial U you would loam tlio value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It i. Pleanant Mnfc and Mare. Sold by Druggist* and Dealer, in Medicine, generally. Sold at wholesale by W. P. Phillip* A C«., A. W. Perkin. &: Co., And W. W. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. sepg8-deowflm»N MARRIED. In this city, Jan. 21, at the United States Hotel, \ by Rev. Dr. Shatter, John McAleney, oi* Portland, , and Miss Annie H;in ingtou, of Boston. in this city, Jan 1C, by Rev. A. Dalton, Woodbury Carroll and Mis. Margaret iiaggertv, both of Port- 1 laud. Westbrook, Jan. 22, by Rev. W. N. Richardson, vo!'?' , '““Aof Portland, and Mbs Florence E. Waterhouse, ol W. In Auburn. Jam 19, at tlie residence of John Slim* ky kev. B. J.-Ayer, M. E. Ingalls. Esq., ol bos ton, and Miss Abbio M. Stiiuson, of Urav In Brooks, Jan. 11 Cyrus T. Hubbard, ot Thoiu uike. and Sarah L. McGiay. ot u. In islesboro, Jan. 9, Onslow Thomas and Justina 1. Sherman. In Verona, Jan. 13, Nahum F. Neatly, Fsn ol Franklort, and Mrs. Margaret F. Hutchings, ot‘ V.’ In Brooks, Dec 16, David W. Dickey, ot Monr.te, and Frances E. Giant, of Winlerport. hi Brooks, elan. 1, Wm. T. Putnam and Ar Unc E. Boody, both of Jackson. Also, Percy B. Ciifloid, ol \ Unity, and Hattie P. Small, of Brooks. DIED. In Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 21, Capt. Scott Dyer, og d 64 years. [Funeral on Thursday afternoon at 2 o’clock, at the residence ol E. C. Robinson. Relatives and friends are invited to a?tend. In Pbipsburg, Jan. 19, Mr. Thomas Oliver, aged 72 years. In Lewiston, Jan. 11. Mrs. Harriet D.. wile of Silas F. Harlow, aged 32 yean x months. In Bath, Dec. 2, Thomas Kinnane, aged 20 year<. Ln Warren, Nov. 7, Martha, daughter ot Edward and Louisa Martel t, aged 66 years 9 month . lu Now Sharon, Jan. 11, Mrs. Lydia, wife ol Tim othy Bragdon. ln Wiutbrop, Jan 8, Hiram Lowell, late of the 1st. Me. Reg., aged ;;6 years 7 mouths. IS^Tho tuucial services of the late Mj\I- Frederick Merrill, will take place this Wednesday afternoon, at It o'clock. £ ^ Tlie funeral services of the late John Rob n son. will take place this Wednesday alleruoou, from his late residence in Cape Elizabeth. ltc'atives and iricmls are inviicd. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. North America.Now York.. Rio Janeiro . Jan 22 City ot Dublin.New York. .Liverpool.Jan 26 Persia.New York.. Liverpool.Jan 23 Moro Castle.New York. Havana.Jan 26 Peruvian.Portland.. ..Liverpool.Ian 26 Bremen....New York.. Bremen.Jan 26 City ol New York..New York.. Liverpool.Jan 26 Corsica.Now York.. Havana.Jan City of Limerick.. .New York. .Liverpool_ Jan 6o Asia.Boston-Liv rpool.Ian -Ml North American.. .Portland — Liverpool_FYb ■■ Miuialurc Almanac.January 23* Sun ri.-es.7.22 Sun setrf.5.02 Moon iises. 9.12 PM High water. 1.15 PM MA.RIJSTE 3STEWS PORT OP PORTLAND. Tuesday. January 22. Nothing arrived or cleared. Barone Andes, for Cul»a, and Br brigs Alpha, and Kalamo, f»r New York, remain below. BY TELEGRAPH. NF.W YORK, Jan 22—Ship ‘•Oneiza,” from Cal cutta, ariived to-day and wjin cut through l>y icc ami was run ashore, where she has tun feet ol water in her hold. Barque Geo S Hunt, oi Pori land, from Havana, has arrived with most oi the crew badly irost bitten. Ship Samuel Russell, from Amoy, has also arrived with crew badly frost bitten. Brig Blue Wave, from Kingston, reports, .Ian 7th, fell in with brig Geo K Motley, Horn liemarara lor Bath, in a sinking condition, and took from her the captain and crew, nine in number, and brought them to this port. Stiamer Nercus, at Boston from New York, re ports no wrecks in sight back of Cape Cod. The coast was clear between Chatham and Highland Light, and no signs oi wreck could bo seen. There was a large licet, ol vessels at Holmes’ Hole. Vine yard Sound waa full of drift icc, w hich rendered nav igation extremely dangerous. DISASTERS. Capt. McLain, ol brig Galatea, of Pictcu, NS, from Boston tor St John, NB, gives tnc following part leu lar» in regard to the disaster which occurred to hi ves-cl on the 17tli: Made Monhcgau morning < f the lTIbinst and shaped course lor Towneend harbor, the galo increasing and very thick snow ; made breakers on both bows near Pumpkin Rock, but man aged to run through without tom-hing and came to both anchors about 12 M. At 3 PM started udrift, the sea running very high ; cut langyards and both masts went over the sides and wore cut clear of the vessel on the evening ol the 1Mb ; got sebr Frank Barker, Capt. Wyliu, to assist in getting the brig into a safe harbor, and on the 21st. at 1 PM, arrived at Portland in tow ol the Frank Burke . Barque Addic Docker, ol Brunswick, at Monte video from Charleston, experienced very heavy weather on the passage, was thrown on her beam ends and lost deck load ot lumber. A dispatch irom Provincetowu 22(1, states that there is a large ship about 10 miles tVSw from Wood End, wi h all her masts gone. Sch Convoy, before reported towed into Provinco j town in distress, went ashore in the storm oi Taurs I day, and is now full of water. DOMESTIC PORTS. GALVESTON—ArTtli, schs Wings of the Morn ing, Me Farland, New Orleans; Silver Cloud, Milford, Corpus « bristi. Ar 8th inst, barques Heiress, Rea. New York; 9th, Palo Alto, Wylie, Havana. Off the bar 11th, lightering, barques Ibis. Crabtree, ironi New York; Lincoln, Trott. from Bath. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 19th in»t, barque Celeste Clark, Foster, Boston. Cld 19th. brig Giles Coring, Soule, Providence. MOBILE—CM 12th, barque Nannie T Boll, Hutch-' ings, Providence. JACKSONVILLE—Ar 7th, s h Gettysburg,Smith. Boston. Ar 9th. brig Nellie Antrim, Wallace, New York. CUl 5ih, bng.l Leighton,Leighton, New York; i-ch Jason. Siewart, do.* NORFOLK—Ar 13tli, sch Atlantic, Henderson St Marti.is, 20 days. Shi 13th, sch Rollins, Wall. Jacksonville. At 15tb, sch G W Carpenter, Fitzgerald, trom Bal timore. FORTRESS MONROE—Ar ICth, sch E C Knight Taylor, Boston; loth, brig Romance, Dnncan, from Navassa lor Baltimore Oft* Smith’s Point, brig Gen Marshall, Elh«, trom Havana for Baltimore. NEW YORK—Ar I9th.schs Jennie Tyler, Frelick, Newfoundland; C B Jones. Smith, do. Cld ships Columbia, Robinson, Liverpool; Rangoon, Thomas, do. PROVIDENCE-Ar 181b, ichs Lochiel, Haskell. Klizah tliport; Ontario. Verrill. Calais. NEWPORT—In port I7t.li, brig Almon Rowell, from Turks Islands f>r Portland, repg; slh WilHc Martin, No>cs, Buck spur i lor N wbein, NC; James Henry, Oliver, Salem lor Baltimore; Triton, Agnes, Arthur Burton, and Willie Lee. HOLMES* HOLE—Ar 17th, soli Maracaibo. Hen ley, New York lor Portland. In port 19ib, barques Tejuca, Anna M Goodwin brigs Wm A Dresser. T. T Knight; schs Hattie Ross. Giraffe, Wm Carroll. Gen Grant, E G Willard. M k Gage, Rosina, Shooting Star, Hattie, Magnum Bo* num, Tyrone, Four Sisters, Wave, A J Dyer, John Balloon. D H Biatiee, Mans held, Jessie Hart, 2d, 8 11 Pool. Maracaibo. T J Tratiou. EDGARTOWN—In port 10th, brigs E H Kennedy. Potomac; schs M Sewall, Julia K Garnage, Chailii & Willie, Northern Light. Admiral Ksrragut. Har per. Sai an Gardiner^ George Gillum, Susan Taylor Superior, Maria Whitney, Ruth S Hodgdon, Paviiiu Camilla, FABalzley, Clinton, Vulcan. Hannibal Jas Henry, Eastern Belle. Sarah, S C Loud, Geo W Kimball, St Lncar. Gen Meade, Thus llix. Am Chief, Gertrude Herton, Elia, and Mary Fle'cher. BOSTON—Cld 22d, barqne Trovatore, Blanchard. Matanzas; sch Percy, Mahlman, Lvnn. FOREIGN PORTS. At Calcutta 7th ult, ships Montan i, Moore, tor Bos ton, gets *7$ and *8 pr ton; Begem, Hamlin, and Tiiuour, Spooner, fordo. Id; John O Baker, Miller, tor do. ldg; Elcano, Cheeper, and Mongolia, Wt ston, j uncertain. In the river 7th ult,ship Elizabeth Cushing.Browi. j lor Boston, wtg steam; Sapphire, Hatch, tor New York, rejig. Went to sea from Saugor Nov 27, Eddystone. Pe terson, tor Boston. | Al Bombay 13th Inst, ships Enterprise, Dunbar. Arabia, Hinckley, and Wurloinburg, chase. unc. Al Siena Leone 16th ult, brig Virginia, Wood, fin Now,York, ar l»tli. [ At Gorec 17th ult. br g Mary Plummer, lor Boston ldg; Robert Wing, unc. Cid at Havre 7tli inst, Ella S Tliaycr, Thomson, toi ! Now OrleMt. I Ar at Kio Janciio 12tli ult, ship Vermont, Higgins j Boston. Ar at Melbourne Nov 2, slap Taiuore, Humpbiey, trom New York. At Callao Dec 38, ships Uaspce, Emerson, for Eng land; lvanhoe, Herriinan, irom t 'liinehas for Spain El Dorado, Sweetser, irom do, ar 26th. tor France: Scoria, Doane; Mem non. Baker: Tiber. Arey; Wn. Libby, Minot, and flora McDonald, Grindeil, disg and others. SW 2lBt, ships Living Age, MeClnre, tor Cliinchas' 22d, Arracaa, lluuter, Cliiuchas; 2ith, Europa, Pat ten, Gibraltar. At Cbinclia Islands Dec 28th, ships Gen Hnthr. Chase,and Jaat hestoa. Colson, nearly loaded; Jul iet Trundy. Allen; Moonbeam, field; H B Wrlglit Park: Reunion, Nichols; Geo Treat, llil m in, Sa lali Newman, llavdca; Living Age, McClure, and Eastern Star, Curtis, plestinations not given.) Ar at Montevideo Nov 13, barque Addle Decker. Pennell, Charleston. fPer City of New York.) Ar at Liverpool Gtli, Cumberland, Parker, from New York. Sid tin Gravesend 7th. Mary Realty, Clark, foi Philadelphia. Ar at Deal 9th, Kit Carson, from New York lor Antwerp (and proceeded); Asia, do for London. At Falmouth 7th, Excelsior. Atkinson, irom Callao damaged by gale; lvanhoe, Chestncy, trom London for San Francisco, ashore Ar at Bristol Gtli, W W Lord, McLeod, irom Phila delphia. Sid tin Glasgow 4th, Fanny Ealcr, Perkins, foi New Orleans. Sid fin Shanghac Nov If*, Nellie Abbott, Jordan, Nagasaki; 17tn. Golden State, Delano, do. Sid 1m Hong Kong l'Jth, Alice RaU, Ross, lor San Francisco. Sid ftn Passaroeang Nm 14, Naples, Hutchinson United States. Ar at Singapore Nov 2*. Penang. Patten, Swatow. In jiort Dec 7, Golden mr.d, Davis, for Mauritius, Ceylon, tor New York. Passed Anjier Nov 20. Queen of the Sea, Reed, Im Foo-cliow for New York. A rat Calcutta Dec 8, K ear surge, Stevens, from Melbourne. Sid fm Gallc Dec 14, Kentuckian, Freeman, lor Calcutta. Sid An Santa Crux 27th ult, Caroline Guilder, Gul liter, New York; J W Wiswc l, Luckie, Fayal. Ar at Messina 22d ult, John Boulton, Lindsey, tm Trieste. Cld 22d, Ocean Steed, FI inn, Boston; 24th, Thomas Perrv, Malonv, New York. Ar at Leghoin 31st ult, Gratta, Craig, New York. Ar at Cette 3d inst, Conquest, Howes, fin New oi lcan.-. Aral Bordeaux 3d inst. V.dnntear, Blake, from New York. Sid Im Malaga 18th ult. Prairie Bird, Davis, lor New York; 2d mst, A G Jewett, Ueed, New York. Ar a> Cadiz 1st inst, Adelaide Norris, Ueed, Niw Orleans. SPOKEN. Jan 14, off Cape Camaveral. brig Minna Traub, cl Portland, steering North. ■ Portland Savings Itank. T\ EPOS ITS made on or botbre Saturday, Fcbru kJ ary 2d, next, will commence interest on tliat da e at N# 13 Free Street. Open from 3 to I, and from 2 to 4. JOSEPH C. NOYES, Trcas’r. Jan 17, 18G7._d2w_ New Store I_New Goods! 1Vo. IS Market Street, (Formerly Lime Street,) Produce, & Provisions, Teas, Coffee, & Spices. Also a new and CHOICE STOCK of UKOCEK1ES and Grocers’ Shelf Goods! tT? • An insi'cctlon of my Stock and Prices is re spectfully invited. GEOliGE IT. HALL. Jan 16-dtf___ CF"Send your ordet, for Job Vork to Daily Pro* OtBce MBH AtfBIBVHEMSMVIi PROBATE NOTICES. To nil prmonM iulrrctird in either of the estates hereinafler uuiia il : A T a Court ot Probate held at Portland, within and for the County ot Cumberland, on the third Tuesday of flan., in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixty seven, the following matters hav ing been presented for the action thereupon herein after Indicated, if is hereby ordered. That notice thereof be given to all persons inter ested by causing a copy ot this order to l»e published three weeks successively in the Maine State Press and Eastern Argus, papers printed at Portland afore said. that they may appear at a Probate Court to he held at said Portland. <»n the third Tuesday of Feb. next, at ten of the clock In the forenoon, and be heard thereon, and object if they see cause. Nathaniel Davis, late oi Brunswick, deceased, first account, presented for allowance by Samuel G. Davis, Administrator. Augustus II. Fling, late of Gray, deceased, first account, presented for allowance bv Jacob Clark, Ex ecutor. Jones Mitchell, late of Freeport, deceased, Petition ^•Jainistratlon, presenfed by Ansel L. Mitchell, cum St sou and heir of deceased. P00*., Of Kruiuwtek, duMMeil, flr#» r™d,£rt'”r ■“»*““ »y Augustan K. ■ ”f Sfurboro.' decotwed, Hr»r Execute*? * *** 'Ur *Uowma* hy Junes Deering, Henry Knight, late of Scarborough, deceased Pe tition lor Administration, presented by Sarah Jane Knight, widow of deceased. J Alice Nason, minor heir of Thomas Nason, iate of Westbrook, deceased, Petition tor license to sell and convey real estate, presented by Fiances A Nason Guardian. William Gatteo and another, minor heirs of An thony J. Gatteo, Petition for license to sell and con vey real estate, presented by Charles W. Strom. Guardian. Phebe C. Greene, late of Portland, deceased, first account, presen ted for allowance bv George W. Mor rison, Administrator. Samuel Elder, late of Portland, deceased, seventh account, presented for allowance by Sarah S. Elder, Trustee under the Will of said deceased. JOHN A. WATERMAN, Judge. A true copy. Attest—Aaron B. Holden, Register, jan 24 w3w i Wanted. Agouti, faithful Colored Woman to take charge of, and do the work of a kitchen. She must t>o a good t.ooK, and capable to take charge, unassist ed, and come well recommended by parties who can be appealed to personally. Such an one can lind :& good, permanent Home, and good pay. A1 o, a strong Colored Woman to do general housework, in cluding a large washing and ironing. None need ap ply bu t those who can give unquestionable reference*. Ike right persons can lind permanent places, a hap ly Home, and good pay. in a quiet little village about 15 mUes hum iho City. Apply i>y letter, giv ing references, and where an interview can be had Address WILLIAM H. BiSIloP, Portland. Maine. Argus copy. _Jan2rt dtf ANNl-AL STATEMENT of the tiuaneial condi tion of the Portlnud Mirana Packet Co. Jan. 1, 1*67. * Capital Stock, all paid in, - “ - . 1300,1100 The Company owe. - 653 U06 WM. KIMBALL, Treasurer. Cumberland, hs. Portland, dan. 8, 1867. Personally appeared the above named Win. Kim ball, Treasurer, and made oath that the above state ment made by him is true. WILLIAM H. WOOD, Jan 23 d3t Justice of the Peace. Quartermasters Sale. TlTILLtfeBoldnt Public Auction at Fort Preble, 1’. Me., on the 30th of January, 18G7,the loll, wing articles oft condemned quartermasters Property .doth ing, Lamps, and Garrison Equipage, viz: FURNACES, FUNNEL, 2’iY,y*‘~S’ FLA a -J*. SACK COATS drawers, y*L>LLS, GREATCOATS, HAMMERS, BEi> SACKS, (single) BED SACKS, (double) ’ WM. BARTLETT. 1st Lt. 3d U. S. Artillery, ja23d7t_Bvt. Major, U. S. a. A. A. Q. M. VTOTICE is hereby given, tnat the subscriber has Ll been duly appointed and taken upon himself the trust of Adui nisti ator of the estate of RICHARD M. WEBB, late of Casco . In the County ot Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds as the law directs. All person, haviull dc mand. upon the estale of saM decease.!, arc required to exhibit the same; and all persons Indcblcd to said estate are called upon to make payment to SAMUEL S. BROWNE, Adm’r. Casco, Jan. IS, 1867._ jan24w3w4 Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have formed a copartnership un der the llriu of COBB & BEHRENS. for the transaction of a General Lumber business GEORGE W. COBB, „ , _ FREDERICK BEHERN8. ^Portland, January 22,1867. Jan23dlw» PAINTS AND OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and for sale duty free, for use on the burnt district, Htriclly Pare English I send and Oil ! Rebuilders will effect a great saving by purchasing in this way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by J. W. PKI1KI.V8 A CO., Jan23d3t 86 Commercial street. Clove Anodyne. THAT remarkable specific lor Toothache mul its associated nouralgies, prepared by us only, can now be furnished to consumers or to tho trade in quantities to suit, at our establishment, 348 CONOBFil STREET, Jan23d3t___J^R. LUNT & CO. Removal! ROUNDS, Dress-maker lias removed to • Clapp's Now Block on ELM ST., second door from Congress Street. • Jan . 23 d3t Notice. <j HE Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of the A talarnattomH Steamship Company, will l,e held at their office,corner ol Union aud Commercial Sts,on Wednesday, January 23rd, 18U7, at3o’clock P. M.tor the choice of officers, and the transaction of any other busiuose tliat may legally come before them, H. J. LIBBY, Secretary. Portland, January 12th, 1867. dpi Maine Central Railroad Company. THE stockholders are herein- nolilied that the an nual meeting of the stockholders of the Maine Central Railroad Company, will be held at tiie Town Hall, hi Watervdle, on WEDNESDAY, February 27th, 1867, at 11} o'clock in the lorenoon, to act upon the tallowing articles, viz:— 1st. To hear the reimrls of the Directors and Treas urer of said Company aud act thereon. 2d. To make choice ol a Board of Directors for the ensuing year. To see If the Company will salisfy the pledge "t the DirecPirs to the Dexter and Newport Railroad Company for the base of their road when completed. EDWARD T. LITTLE, Clerk. W aterville, Jan. IS. 1867. ,lan22d.iw Show Case For Sale. Also, Cigar Case, Candy Jars, LAMPS, Tobacco Cutter, Stove, au«l other Store Fixture*. Enquire Horn V to 12 A. M. at firm door below American llounr, Iudia Hired. jan22d3t* U. S. MarsImVft Sale. United States of America, I District of Maine, ss. f jpURSUANT to a vend : Expo : to me directed L from il»o Honorable Edward Fox. Judge ol the Uniter! States District Court, within and lor the District of Maine, I shall expose and otter for safe at Public Auction, to the highest bidder therefor, the following property and merchandize at the time and place within said District, as follows, viz: At the Mill, formerly occupied by Mason & Smith, at Hollis Center, in said District.9on Friday the eighth day qf February next, at ten o'clock A. M : One Lathe ; one Lathe Bench and Turning Toots one Board Planer ; one Grind Stove amt Bench ; one dozen Circular Saws; six Saw Shafts; one Clapboard Machine; one Lath Machine; one Ma chine for making Match Splints; one Face Planer for planing end <f Match Blocks; one Machine for preparing Match Blocks; one Power Cross-Cut Saw; one Hand ( coss Cut Saw; one and one lialj gross Stamped Matches ; ninety-three ime cent hit. Her. Stamps ; all the Shafting and Belting, unstamped Matches, Sieves and other furniture in the Mill ami Dry House, connected therewith, excepting the Main Shaft ami Water Wheel and the necessary Belting and Gearing connecting the main Shaft with the Wa 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 sold and the proceeds dis posed of according to law. Dated at Portland, this twenty-second day of Jan uary, A. D. 1807. CHARLES CLARK, U. S. Marshal, District of Maine. jan 22 diet Seven Thirties. OEVEN THIRTY Treasury Notes, first series, duo kJ August, 1807, can lie converted into 5-20 U. 8. Bonds, bearing gold interest, by applying to NATIONAL TRADERS BANK, Jan 19, 1807.—d3w No ‘l\\ Free Street. S. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY ! HAVING moved into our now store, next door be low our olvl stand, and fitted it for a FIR NT Cl* ANN GROCERY, we beg leave to ret ui n our thanks to our numerous l nitrons for past favors, and iuform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputatiou for selling the best of BEEF, and all kinds of MEAT'S and VEGETABLES, we have added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling the best of goods At liar Lowest Cash Prices! to merit a tair share of patronage. The same atten tion us heretofore paid to orders tor Meats and Vege tables for dinner*, dart will call for orders every morning if desired. S. WINSLOW & CO. No. 28 Spring Street Market. H. WINSLOW. G. E- PAd*. January 11. dCm _ NOTICE: is hereby given, that the subscriber has been duly appointed and taken upon herself the trust of Administratrix of the estate of ORLANDO LIBBY, late of Portland, in the County ol Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds as the law directs.— All persous having demands upon the estate ol sakl deceased, arc required to exhibit the same: andal person* indebted to sakl estate are called upon to make payment to FRANCES A. LIBBY, Administratrix. Portland. Jan. 1, 1667.__ jan8dlaw3w» OYSTERS ! WILLIAM H7 DARTOM, A This stores. No-. 231 & 233 Congress Street, near New City BuiMing. is constantly receiving fresh arrivals ofNew York and Virginia Oysters, which he t» prepared to sell by the gallon, quart or bushel, or served up in any style. January 5,1807. dtf NOTICE. ALL |>ers«)ns indebted to the bio Pr. Charles W4 Thomas, arc requested to make immediate pay ment to the undersigned, who is dnly authorized to collect the same. Office So. IsK Fore Street, over Canal National Bank. Houue No. 55 Pautortn Street, comer of state Street. GEOBCffi A. THOMAS. January 1,18G7. ewUw Warren's Water-Proof Leather Preservative t Sold Wholesale find He tall by J. W. tlAMtHFI D, bale A|em, Ja5eodlm* 174 Middle t ^