Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 25, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 25, 1867 Page 2
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Death ufa Celebrated I'lent hmna. The Paris correspondent of the London Times, writing under date of Jan. 8, furnishes the following sketch ol one of the c'vief nota bilities of France, a man remarkable for his own personal eiiatacter and history, but still more so Jor the romantic interest which at taches to both his parents. His father was the celebrated Louis de Laroche pique lei n; his mother the famous '•lloraiue of La Vendee,’ whose memoirs, written by hcrsell, lUrnishtbe most complete and vivid picture which lias collie down to us ol the heroic sacrifices and sutleriugs of the Yeudeau patriots. The cor respondent says: At the little village of Peep in the depart ment ol the Seine et-Oise, about three-quar ters of a mile from St. Germain en Laye, and cbietHy known as the point where the allied armies crossed the Seine on the 1st ol July, 181.i, died yesterday, alter a long illness. Hen ri ilu Vergier, Marquis de Larochejaquclcin. He was the son ol the heroine ol La Vendee by her second marriage, ami nephew of Henri Larochejaqueleiu, the ehiei of the Vendean army, who fell a victim to liis humanity when offering quarter to two Republican soldiers upon whom his followers were about to fire, lie rode up aioue, and called upon them to sunender, hut, without saying a word, one ol them raised his piece and shot him through the forehead. He tell dead at their feet, and was hurled where h? fell. The first husband of Madatne de Larocheiaqueleiu was the Mar quis de Leseure, also a general in the Veudean army, and one of its most intrepid leaders. In an encounter with the Republicans at Trem biaye he was mortally wounded by a musket hail, which struck him on the eyebrow, and died a lew days after, on the lid of November, 170:5. When the Royalist cause was comph te ly ruined, Madame de Leseure and her moth er set out lor'Spain, where they lived for two or three years. They were then permitted to return to France, and on Bonaparte's acces sion to the sovereignty had a considerable por tion of th 'ir property restored to them. At tlie earnest entreaties of her mother, Madame de Leseure at length consented to give her hand to Louis de Larochejaquclein, brother of the young Henri, and the inheritor of his prin ciples. They were married in 1802. The eldest horn ok this marriage is the person whose deatli has just taken place. i ne taie aiarquiB was Dorn in 1804, and was created a Peer of France at the early age of 11. He entered the military service in 1821, and made the campaign of Spain under the Duke d Augouleme in 182:1, and was captain in the Horse Grenadiers of the Royal Guard in 1828. In that year he petitioned the King to be al lowed to seive in the Greek war oi indepen dence. hut was refused. He obtained leave, however, to j oft) the Russian army as a simple volunteer in the campaign of the Balkau against the Turks, ‘"having nothing to do,” as he afterwards said in the Chamber of Depu ties. He bad not taken his seal in the Upper House when the Revolution of July broke out. Whether any oilers were made him by the new Government 1 cannot, say. but he publicly an nounced his resolution not to serve In any ca pacity. and resigned his peeiage. From that lime till 1842 he devoted himself to industrial pursuits, with however, little material benefit to himself. In that year he was rt turned by the electors of Ploermel, in the Morbihan, to the (:hamber of Deputies. His Parliamentary career was not one of idleness. In most of the stormy diseussious of the time he took a prominent part, and was a ready, llucnt, and vigorous debater ou tbe addresses, conscription laws, prison reform, railway Bills, electoral reform, A c. He spoke bis mind boldly—on most occasions in opposition to the Govern ment. and on some, too, against bis own party. When a stigma was attempted to be fixed by the majority on the Loyalists who went to London in 1S42 to pay homage to the Count ol Chambord, he repudiated with indignation the dishonouring ephitet. He icstgned his seat, and appealed to the judgment of the electors of the Moybihan. The electors of the Morbihan l(“ponded to tbe appeal, and they cunt liini li-jtA fllh Pll'linliur lirlinn kn severed in the same course. in the btiuite, however, M. de Laroche jaqueicin assumed au attitude cf independ ence, without much claim to what is called eloquence, llis language was flHent and en ergetic, and he spoke like a man who desired to impress upon his bearers that he enter tained profound convictions. There was one point, however, on which no doubt ex isle i of the sincerity of his sentiments, and that was the temporal power of the Pope. On t'._is lie admitted no compromise; and it was on the question oi the tempoial Papacy that he more than once came into rather fierce collision with Piince Napoleon. In the course ol a tew months the Senate has thus lost iwo nobleman ot the old race whom ad hesion to the new order of things offended, though not iu the same degree, the Legitimist party—the Marquis de boiss.y, and the Mar quis de Larocbejaquelein. There was not much iu common between them. The for mer had no pretensions to oratory, or any thing like it. His opposition was one ot tem perament rather loan ot system. There wete lew points on whictr he agreed with any one. lie was long the torment oi poor Duke Pasquicr in the Cuamber of Peers, lor he was co. staidly carping at everything; and the Chancellor and the Peer o.ten came into ansry contra -t. It was amusing to wits ness the delight ot the Hoke when in alter days he used to have the Moniteur read to him, and when he found that M. Troplong, who filled the same post in the Seriate lliat he had 'll the Peers, was day alter day baited by the querulous Marquis, as he himself had so loufi been. The two Marquises and ex-Peers were as unlike iu [lersonal appearance as in their siy,e of speaking. M. ue iioissy was somewhat low of stature, of thin features, delicate frame, small voice, and quiet of ges ture. M. de Larocbej aquelcin was aoove the middle height, ol a robust and portly pres ence, full round race, with an open brow and t lowing bair, a voice Joud and ringing, and an impassioned gesticulation which sometimes reminded one of the tribune ol revolutionary times. Ue lias fob a widow and four children —a son and three daughters. His eldest daughter entered, a lew years ago. the con vent of the Saere-Ca-ur; the others are mar ried. Spain in 1S60. A writer in “Odds and Ends," gives a very vivid account of the evil eileets which have resulted to Spain from tire fooiish extinction of her foiests. Herein America, where the whole country is being most recklessly and wastcfuliy denuded of its trees, it would be well to take some warning in regard to the sure eiiects of our suicidal course. The writer says, Acidity and barrenness, indeed, is the gen eral characteristic of the whole country. The insane lolly whicli has caused the people to denude the country of trees has modified, no doubt unfavorably, a climate already too dry, which lias well earned the sobriquet ot “Tawny Spain,” and which strikes with as tonishment and horror one new from the de licious freshness aud verdure of England. The Spaniard, and above ail the Castilian, has ari innate hatred oi a tree; if lie does not cut it down log firewood, lie cuts it down because it harbors biids that eat his grain. The people have-not availed themselves of the coal mines with which their country is amply furnished, and consequently the ouly fuel they possess is wood; and the denudation of the country has been the rule of centuries, and is still progress ing in all its vigor. Forests and brushwood alike disappeat before the inevitable axe, until as often occurs in Castile, the traveller may look for leagues over the country without see ing a tree or Kish to break its uniformity, so that the inhabitants are often obliged to have recourse for their household purposes to fires of chopped straw, over which, in the cold win ter days, they cower shivering, when the clouds deprive them of the warmth in the sheltered comer ofthe sunlight outside. This foolish extinction ot the forests has been the source ol innumerable evils to I he country,— evils which are continually acting upon and augmenting eaeli other. Unrestrained by any vegetation, the rain water rrslies dowii the steep sides of the hills and over the plains, wearing them into tie deepgulties, and carry mg off the finer and most valuable particles ot the sod. Tlie rivers, terrible and dangerous ton enls in times of rain shrink, and (fry up almost immediately after this is passed over; the water for which the country is gasping’ hurried off to the sea, becomes lost for ail use ful purposes; an extreme aridity ot the at mosphere is the consequence, a continually diminishing rainfall,and a continually impov erished country, which nothing can now rem edy but a strong, energetic action ou the part of tlie people lo replant and irrigate it. Iiileruntiniial Ricnlla ■■ I'nris. An English paper says: “A few days ago the srerctary of the Humber Rowing Regatta Ctub, at Hull, received a letter from her Maj esty s Commissioners respecting an interna tional regatta proposed to be held this year (probably in July) at Paris, and inviting the dub to take part in lhe event. The Imperial Commisioners have devoted a sum of eight hundred pounds for prizes at the regatta; and contributions have been promised by the Priuce of Wales and the Duko of Edinburgh (one hundredfp.mnds each), the Duke of Marlbor ough, Sir John Pakingtou, Mr. George Den man and others. Roats entered for the races will be conveyed from Loudon to Paris and back again irA of charge. An arrangement for their^arc and custody will be made at Paris. The Wisconsin Henatorhhjp.—Hon, Timo othy O. Howe was re-elected United States Senator from Wisconsin on Tuesday. Judge Howe is a native of Livermore, in this State,— a town which has been prolific ot able men,— and n filty-one years old. He was first elected Senator in 1861. c. A. Eldridge, a member of j tin- House of Representative*, was the Demo cratic candidate for Mr. Howe's place. The American MirceliZny^ItIhs is a magazine of complete stories published by •James H. Brigham, Boston, and for sale here by C. 11. Chisholm and Brother, 307, Congress street. The contents are somewhat of the in tense school, hut unexceptionable, so lar as we have seen, in point of morals, and adapted to the taste of a large class of readers, The liONM of lh<> ©oiuinodor**. The official report of the government inves tigation into the loss of the Sound steamer Commodore is published. The tacts look even worse for the Company than was anticipated.— Not only was the vessel unseaworthy by rea son of her age and her light draught, but she w as not properly equipped according to law, and for the latter reason, the local inspectors at New London,—who for some inscrutable cause agreed to overlook her other defects—refused to give her the necessary certificate. With such a vessel as this, the captain sailed out of port, without consulting his barometer, trust ing the lives of his passengers to chance.— That the crjtcl waters of the Sound did not prove a grave to most of them is owing in no way to any precautions ou the part of the com pany. Thu report says: The crew seem to have been inadequate to the emergency, tor some of them were totally unacquainted with the management of boats. It is a wonder, therefore, that no lives were lost in lauding. Not a little of blame pertains to the captain of the steamer, tor taking her to sea, knowing the character of his vessel, as he must have done on sueli a day; and had he consulted and relied on his barometer, he cer tainly would not have ventured out. I have been at some pains to ascertain the state, of the barometers at different localities at tliat time, and, from all the information that 1 can gather they indicated severe weather, they being ear lier in the day at an average of about 29.10, and at night as low as 28.8—an infallible indica tion of violent weather in these latitudes. The captain, unfortunately, placed no reliance on his barometer on the Sound. It is the belief of eminent seamen, among whom may lie men tioned Admiral Fitzroy, that many shins are wrecked and lives lost, by a disregaru of the premotions of tins useful instrument. Prom the laots above recited, gathered from the testi mony oT trustworthy witnesses, there can be no doubt that the Commodore was lost by rea son of her manifest unfitness to with sand a gale ol any severity in the waters which she was employed in navigating, arising partly from her age and consequent weakness partly troni the indiscretion of her captain, first in taking her to sea, and then when at sea in not making a harbor. She was also lacking in equisineuts, and therefore unseaworthy, and being navigated without a certificate, her own ers are liable to penalty for a violation of law.— The loss of this vdssel afford* a commentary on the necessity for additional and effective legis lation. The law as it now stands is totally in adequate to the enforcement of the moral obli gation of owners and others toward those who place their lives iu their hands. The Galaxy, fur February llrst is received It contains the conclusiou of the story of •‘Tristan,” which will strike most readers as somewhat of the “lame and impotent kind.” Mr. Eugene Benson contributes one of his brief, sparkling essays. It is a warm and en thusiastic eulogy of the character and writ ings of Madame Dudevant, and complemented as it is by the cooler and more critical remarks of the editor in his “Nebulae," furnishes us with a very correct estimate of the character and genius ol this “large-brained woman and large-hearted mau, self-styled George Sand.” The organization of the first colored regiment in the war is amusingly told by James Frank lin Fitts, under the title of “The Negro in Blue;” “Fenwick” is a reminiscence of Southern pioneer life; and the article on “The British Stage,” by W. Winwood Reade is very agreeably written. Professor Blot’s article oa “Horseflesh as Food,” is a lively sketch ol the efforts of a Paris horse-eating society, “composed of a number of eminent and strong-stomached gentlemen,” to intro duce the regular use of horse-flesh among all classes of society. The remaining ar ticles are “On the Stairs;” a poem by Edwin Rossiter Johnson, “Our Taxes,' by George A. Potter; “ The Parable ol Hassan, ”a poem, by H. H.; “A Day with the Painters,” by W. L. Alden; “Another Pretty Bow of Ribbon,” by Caroline Chesebro; and the Nebul®, by the Editor, containing “George Sand;” “The Tribune, Addison and Cobbett;’, “Government Courtesy to Archi tects;” “Women’s Eyes on Women;” “Mr. Swinburne.” In the next number will be commenced the new story, “Waiting for the Verdict,” by Re becca Harding Davis. Presentation of the Hamlet Medal to Edwin Booth.—At the Winter Garden Thea tre, New York, on Tuesday night, after the curtain ^td descended on the last act of “Ham let,” the audience was treated to a series of Dan ish airs, and then arising again, displayed the scene set, in the eentre of which stood a small table, upon which was a gold medal, the gift oi sundry gentlemen represented in committee, who were upon the stage, and who through Mr, William Fullerton, presented Mr. Edwin Booth witli said medal. The speeches were brief but pertinent, i. he medal is oval in form, surround ed by a serpent. There are emblematic flow ers at the base, the skull of Yorick, two toils crossed, and the raven. In the centre, Booth’s head as Hamlet; at the top the Danish crown from which hang two wreaths, on either side, of ianrel and myrtle. The pin from which the medal hangs has in the centre a headofShaks pcare, on each side, Comedy and Tragedy. The motto is: "jHalmam qui meruit firaf The superscription on the back is: “To Edwin Booth, in comineiuoratiun of tlie unprecedented run of •Hamlet,’ as ouacteJ by him in New Yarn city loi jne huudred nights.” The Paraguayan War.—Four days’ later news from Buenos Ayres (including Dec. 14,) states the report of a battle ou December 4th, proved incorrect. The great floods had invad ed the allied camps at Tuyuty, and nearly drowned out all in them. The most active preparations were going on for a battle. Mar quis Coxias, the Brazilian Commander, had re ceived orders to move on Forts Curupaity and Humaita without Selay, and it is said lie in tends to obey at all hazards. The state of de fense of these two forts is alike. Chains are placod across the channel under the water; sunken schooners impede the river; immense batteries are so placed as to rake it for a great distance, and some of these are well covered, on a level with the water, and others on the sides and summit of a hill. Four hours’ bom bardment at Curapaity produced no effect oil the fort, and the iron-clads hauled off to repair. These forts are uiso so defended landward that a force can do but little against them.— They arc planned for such a career as was Fort Fisher, but oil the supposition that in theso waters there were monitors and no invulnera ble iron-rlads. Turkish B arbarity in Crete.—A French paper—L’Aocuir National—publishes the fol lowing relation, which, it says, is attested by the Hermoepolis, a leading Greek paper, and other authorities: “Some time ago-, it will be remembered, the English steamer Assurance received on board some children, women and old men of Selinos. The eaptaiu of the ship promised to return iu a week and take those who wished to find shelter from the barbarity of the Turks. A few days afterward a frigate without colors appear ed, sure enough, on the horizon. The fugitives rushed to the sea-shore. When they hail ap proached near enough to land, the lrigate launched a long boat, over which waved the English flag. The shore was crowded witli Christians, who had hastened forth at sight of this signal of safety. At the same moment the vessel displayed the Ottoman flag and discharg ed all her guus upon the unarmed crowd. The number of victims was considerable. Before suehafact the heart throbs with indignation; public opinion claims satisfaction; the rights of humanity must be avenged; and it ought to be known whether the commander of the Turkish frigate obeyed the ferocious instincts of his race or tho instructions of his Govern ment." An Item Canrrruioq Prices iu Pnris. A Paris letter in the London Telegraph con tains information interesting to Americans who propose to visit the Exhibition: “We are getting near Exhibition time now, and of course must be prepared to pay, so I do not for one—I never stay there though— ‘hink the following prices oi the Hotel de la Vihe de Paris exliorbitant; lady and lady’s maids, slee^i and breakfast—ladies, and espec ially ladies-maids, arc, we know, troublesome, ringing the bell and taking other liberties— and all things considered, I call fifteen lraucs fir firing for one night, forty francs for beds for one night, and six francs fifty cents for can dles for one evening, rather moderate than otherwise. Anyone agreeing with mein this view can depend on these prices, as they, with other trifles, were paid on Thursday last Much lights should not be allowed to remain under a bushel, as they are truly beaoous for ladies about to travel alone.” Godey’s Lady s Book for February has an attractive table of contents. A steel engraving of “The Lost Money”; a plate ot colored fash ions; a colored cut of “Cupid sharpening his ar rcw,” about the best thing in the book; an il lustration of.“ValentinesDay”; a great number of engravings illustrating the Work depart ment, and toe usual pleasant variety in the lit erary contributions. Marion Harland concludes her first story of the year, “Entirely at Home.” In the March number will be given another, and in April will commence a capital novel ette, by the same author, running through several numbers. V Coop Stoby is told of a fellow at show, who was making himselfridic.uSu.lv conspicuos by an evident intention i y fault with everything. (Adisagr^abk EH? hv-tbe-way, with some people.) At last li’ burst forth with, “Call these’ere prize cattle? Why, they ain’t nothing to what our folks raised. M.v father raised the biggest calf of any man round our parts!” “I don’t doubt it" was the timely remark of a bystander; “and the noisiest.” The forward youth, as well may be imagined, incontinently subsided. —The sne w-slorms in New Orleans since 1800 can be counted on one’s fingers. The first wa„ in the first year of the century; the next in 1817; the third five years later, another in 1831, and the last in 1862, PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New AdvcrtiHfuu niD Te-Day. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes—T. E. Moseley & Co. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Statement of the Portland Gas Light Company. Special Steamboat Notice. To Let—Seven Roams. Assignee’s Sale. Portland Commandery K. T. To Lent—Store. Board—251 Ou ml or land street. Notice—Cyrus Lowell. THIS COURTS. UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER'S COURT. WM. H. CLIFFORD, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. Michael Mniith, of1 this city, was brought'before the Commissioner yesterday, charged win, carrying on the retail liquor business without taking out a Unit ed States Internal -Revenue license. The case was continued to to-day, and Smith was held in the sum ol $500 lor his appearance. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM.—BARROWS, J, PRESIDING. Thursday.—In the Collagan will case testimony in opjtosition to the will was introduced by council lor the heirs at law. Mr. Lewis S. Hutchings was on the stand the whole day. His testimony was to the effect that Capt. C. made another will in May, 1863, and that he, the witness, was consulted in the matter by Capt. C., who informed him of his desire to make bequests to certain charitable institutions in this city. That subsequently Capt. Collagan informed the wit ness that the will hail been executed, and told him who were the subscribing witnesses. He also related several conversations he had both with Mr. and Mrs. Collagan, tending to show that a new will had l>een made, and that Mrs. C. was aware of it. The witness was subject to a searching cross examination by Mr. Pickering. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Thursday.—Joseph Cowan, Patrick McGlinehy and E. K. Brooks, on search and seizure processes, paid $22.26 each. P. II. & J. Bradley wero adjudged guilty on a search and seizure process, and ordefed to pay the usual tine. They appealed tho cose to the Supreme Judicial Court. Two young men were fined $3 each and the costs, for drunkenness and disturbance. CITlf AFFAIRS. A special meeting of the City Council was held last evening, at which considerable busi ness was transacted. IN BOARD OK MAYOR AND ALDERMEN. John B. Lucas and Joseph Drown were drawn as petit jurors for the February term of the tJ. S. District Court. Memorial ot Portland Stone Ware Company, that in consequence of the destruction of their buildings in Westbrook, they propose to locate In Portland and praying that they may be re h ased trom taxation for five years, was referred to the Committee on Finance. The Committee on Laying out and Widen ing Streets, upon the petition of John Yeaton, reported in favor of changing the name ot Congress struct to Broadway, and introduc ed an order for that purpose. The passage of the order was opposed by Aldermen Morgan, Jack, Wliittemore, G hidings and Holden, and it was retused a passage by a unanimous vote. The Mayor presented to the Board the draft of a hill to bo presented to the Legislature en titled “An act to enable the City of Portland to aid in the re-building said city.” The hill provides that the city may issue bonds to the amount of two millious of dollars on twenty years. Said bonds to be placed in the hands of a Board of Commissioners, con sisting of four persons, to he appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen. .The Commissioners, under such general reg ulations as shall be established by the Mayor and Aldermen and said Commissioners, shall loan said bonds, or the proceeds thereof in a safe and judicious manner for the rebuilding of the city. Interest, not exceeding seven and three tenths per cent., is to be charged upon all loans made. Provision is made for the application of the loans and interest to the payment of the bonds as they shall become due and payable. Other provisions are made in the hill for filling vacancies in the Board of Commission ers, &c. Tne act is not to take effect unless accepted by two-thirds of the votes cast at Ward meet ings legally called for that purpose. The hill was referred to a Joint Special Com mittee consisting of Ald irman Morgan, Lynch and Holden, witn sued as the Common Coun cil shall join; said committee to report at an adjourned meeting of the City Council. The Common Council joined Messrs. Y’ork, Colesworthy, Marr, Gilson, Fuller, Gerrish of 6, and Phillips. The Committee on Laying out New Streets reported in favor of extending Cross street to Commercial street and uwartl damages as fol lows: To the heirs of Mary Preble $5000; to H. N. Jose $9000: to Brown Thurston $550; to Winslow & Doten Brothers, $700; to Thomp son, Richardson A Eggerston $400. The report was accepted and au order passed laying out said street. The same committee reported in favor of re laying out Canal street and changing its name to West Commercial street; and awarded the lollowing damages: To Leathe & Gore $1940; to D. W. Clark $4500; to Wm. Lindsey $1800; to-Brackett $*i0; to J. G. True & Co. $1794; to Ebeu Steele $989; to John Burk $080; to A. & S. E. Spring $958; to Portland Gas Company $850; to J. B. Blown and H. N. Jose (two lots)$3702; to T. C. Hersey $250. The report was accepted and order passed estab lishing the street and changing its name to West Commercial street. The same committee reported in favor of straightening and improving the west part of Congress street, at Libby’s corner, and award $811 damages to the estate of Charles Jones. The report was accepted and order passed straightening and improving said street at that point. [A remonstrance was received from Edward H. Daveis, Esq., for the heirs of Charles Jones against locating said street. Mr. Daveis ap peared and preseuted to the Board his reasons why the street should n .t bo altered, before the vote was taken upon the passage of the order]. The Committeeu on Judicial Proceedings re ported leave to withdraw on the petitions of Miss SS. N. Warren, Dr. K. Wright, Eliza A Farmer, and Mrs. Harriet Child. The reports were accepted. Orders Passed—To pay John Barbour $71, and to the heirs of Robert Barbour $170.50, in full compensation for damages by the widening of Hampshire street ; to pay Charlotte Merrill $300, additional, for damages for land taken in widening Sumner street; to pay $300, addi tional, 10 Franklin Heald for damages to his property in widening Sumner street; to pay George Fickett $872.16 for injury done to his building on the night of the great fire, July 4, 1800; directing the Committee on Laying out and Widening Streets, to enquire into the ex pediency of changing the name ol Middle street to Maine street, or any other appropriate name. The order for the purchase of an alarm hell came up, the other Board insisting upon their vote giving the order a passage. A committee of conference was appointed who, subsequent ly, reported iu favor of referring the ordor to the next City Council. The report was accept ed in both branches. The order naming the new square Phoenix Park came up, with the name of “Lincoln” substituted. This Board receded and concur red. So it will hear the name of Lincoln Park. The order to pay John Barbour & als., for damages in laying out Hampshire street, which was passed early in the evening, was reconsid ered and the order was recommitted with in structions to report a statement of facts. Petition of Messrs. Smith, Donnell & Co., and fifty others, merchants on Commercial street, for an increase of the police force, both day and night, on that street, was referred to tile Committee on Police. The order relating to the widening of Con gress street between Pearl and Franklin streets, came up, refused a passage in the other Board. This Board receded and concurred. Alderman Holden presented tile bill of S. B. Kroginan, for refreshments and lodgings fur nished oil the occasion of the greatfire, amount ing to $123 75, which was referred to the Com mittee on Accounts. Adjourned. Spring Street Grocery and Meat Mar ket.—S. Winslow & Co. have recently fitted up a meat market and grocery at No. 28 Spring street, which they intend to keep supplied with a large assortment of the best meats and poul try that can be obtained, together with choice family groceries. They are prepared to furnish any article usually found in such an establish ment, of the very best quality and at the low est living price. ’ Housc-kocpers in that vicini ty will find no difficulty in obtaining anything in their line, promptly delivered and warrant ed to be of the first quality. Those who are looking around for something nice for dinner cannot fail to find it at Winslow’s. Look in and see their display of beef and turkeys. Prospect of a New Theatre.—It is un derstood that several business men of Portland are disposed to look favorably upon the pro ject of building a modest theatre, suited to the wants of this community, and are ready to join in such an enterprise. Two lots are spoken of—one near the head of Cross street, the other just below Tolman place on Congress street. Of the two the latter is much to be preferred. We hope the undertaking will be carried through. Liquor Seizures.—The Deputy Marshals yesterday seized small quantities of liquor in the shops kept by Samuel Robbins on Clark street; Samuel Hague on Salem street; Pat rick Ward on York street, and Thomas Blake on Washington street. There is one more place, where the officers are satisfied that liq uor is sold, which they will probably visit to day. M. L. A. Lectures.—The next lecture be fore the Mercantile Library Association is to be given this evening at Mechanic’s Hall, b\ Geo. William Curtis, Esq. It is perhaps unneces sary to say that tickets—and seats too—must be secured early, as the hall will undoubtedly be filled to its utmost capacity. Housekeepers and others are informodthat the best quality of dairy butter cau be pur chased at 38 rent1 per pound, best cheese at 18 cents, and prime lard at 15 cents at the Butter Market, No. 8 Portland street, near Preble street. Wellcome prepares the most valuable pain curer we ever had in our store.” So says W. P. Phillips. Those who use it refuse all others, jan7dlawtf '■’he Pablic Square* Mk. Editor; My man, Patrick Bludan ouiih, wiahes me to convey to the city fathers wlm voted “Phoenix” as the best name for our park, his most hearty thanks, inasmuch as lie feels, that by naming it after the famous Dub lin park, they intended a graceful compli ment to our citizens ot Hibernian origin, for the timid bashl'ulness displayed by thorn after our great fire, in urging their claims tor relief; or, as Pat more concisely said,—'“Bedad, an’ werrent wc all horrent out? an’divil a siut did we git at all, at all, jist—the spalpeens!” He also says that thcro is no mistako about the bird; for, again quoting his own rich, touching vernacular; ‘ Begorra! an’many the dark night itis me own two eyes has counted millions, all as big as gooses, a-restiug on the fence right foruinst tho park, and ov’ry mother’s son on one leg, at that—all iu their iligant pay-green feathers of red, white and bine, singing nor handsomer than the bloody British Suortin gale!" Yours respectfully, Q. Z. P- S.—Patrick wishes all our citizens to un derstand that the proper pronunciation of the bird (or park) is “Faynix.” Q. Z. Mr. Editor,—If the Park wasn’t encloeod, it would he a Square; if the Square was large enough it would he a Park. I take pleasure iu adding to the confusion by suggesting that Mall is the correct designation for our little grass nlat, which one of these days will un doubtedly become “a shaded walk.” Suppose, then, we call it a Mall, or a Square, or a Park, or anything else we choose; though it isn’t a park any more than I am—a park of artillery. The next thing to be determined is its name. The city government has set the example of naming the enclosure after a distinguished man—John Phoenix, author of various instruc tive and entertaining works. I rather like the principle, though I object to its application, as Ensign Stcbbins was in favor of the Maine law but opposed to its enforcement. What has Phoenix done for Portland? Ho never even paid a tax here. Let us name the Square after somebody we know. Why not call it Willis Square, for instance? The name has been honored here for years; why not preserve it in this pleasant locality as other names are preserved by^our streets? Chignon. Note.—Our editer-in-ehief and correspon dents will notice by the proceedings of the City Council last evening that the matter is settled and it is to be called Lincoln Park. We understand that a subscription is to he started for the piirpo.se of placing a bronze statue of President Lincoln iu the Park. The Memorial Tree will he placed there. Reporter. Tilton and McFarland’s Fire Proof Safes.—The Fire Proof Safes made by Mesrs. Tilton & McFarland at No. 11(1 Sudbury street, Boston, proved eminently sale and satisfactory in the severe test given to them in the great tire in this city in September 1865, that our cit izens interested in saving their books and pa pers from lire have very generally purchased the iron sales manufactured by Messrs. Tilton & McFarland. These safes have very thick walls and are furnished with all the modern conveniences and protections against fire and force. We publish in another column the names of persons and firms in this city who have purchased these sates and we learn that these are all the safes which have been brought here since the fire, with but four exceptions.— This is a masterly record in favor of the Tilton & McFarland sales. It gives the opinion of men who were warned by the tongue of fire to be careful in their selection. Such testimo ny is ol great value and is well calculated to inspire the highest confidence of the people at large in the excellence of these safes as places of secure deposit against the flames of fire and the forces of wicked men. The invariable practice among business men in this city is to deposit their money in the banks, where thieves do not break through and steal, but their books and valuable papers they keei> secure in Tilton & McFarland’s safes.— Kennebec Journal. Periodicals.—Harpers’ Magazine and Go dey’s Lady’s Book for February, have been re ceived at the bookstores of Messrs Bailey & Noyes, Exchange street, C. R. Chisholm & Brother 307 Congress street, Augustus Rob inson, 325 Congress street, Short & Loriug, corner of Free and Centre streets and at the periodical depots of Messrs. Fessenden Broth ers Lancaster Hall and Chisholm's at the Grand Trunk Depot. Accident.—Mr. William H. Foye, of the firm of Foye, Coffin & Swan, met with a severe accident yesterday afternoon. While walking through their new office on Exchange street Mr. Foye stepped into the hot air pipe, the reg ister of which had been left open. He sustain ed a severe sprain ol the side, and it was sup posed two ribs had started. He was taken to his residence and was attended to by Dr. Fitch. Gas.—The want of gas tor half au hour last evening was owing to the main pipe at the foot of India street being brokeD about five o’clock by blasting for the sewer. The gas had to be shut off' until the pipe could be temporarily re paired. Akers has just finished in clay a fine bust ol Collector Washburn. It is said to be one of his completes! achievements, both as a likeuess and as a work of art. Go and see it at the stu dio on Middle street. The Levee at Lincoln Hall, Munjoy, given under the auspices of the ladies of the Con gress Street M. E. Church, last Tuesday even ing, was a decided success and reflects much credit upon the ladies of that Society. The Tribune Almanac for 18(17 can be found at the bookstore of A. Robinson No. 625 Congress street. The Augusta Water Power. Augusta, Maine, Jan. 24,1867. To Tnu Editor of the Press: The voters of Augusta voted yesterday on the proposition to loan its credit, by the issue of bonds to the amount of $250,000, to develope the water power of the Ifennebec. The ques tion excited considerable interest. The friends of the measure were active and the effort prov ed successful. There was a strong opposition, however, represented not so much by numbers as by the influence and wealth which it con trolled. The caution which has hitherto char acterized the business men of our State, hin ders a ready endorsement of that which seems necessary for the success of the present under taking. A new feature has been introduced in connection with this measure—“to enter upon, and use such lands as may be necessary for the full developement of the water power.” The policy was opposed by an able speech from Mr. Bhepley, of Portland, in the House Saturday last. The friends of the measure admitted that Mr. Shepley wa3 right in theory, but the appli cation was unfavorable to their interest. The House by a large majority sustained the inter est of the Augusta enterprise. The interest which the friends of this measure in Augusta take in this matter has created considerable sensitiveness as has been noticed in the debates that have taken place in both branches. They were very tenacious but anxious that their pol icy should commend itself to the unanimous judgement of both branches. And they have succeeded very well. Quill. Mlnlc Temperance Convention. Augusta, Jan. 24,18C7. To the Editor of the I*bes9 : The attendance on the State Temperance Convention held to-day is quite largo. I notice among the number several who have been lor years interested in the cause. Hon. Seth Scarn mau, ot Scarborough, Hon. Nelson Diugly, Jr., of Lewiston, Joshua Nye of Walerville. Port land sends quite a delegation, John W. Mun ger, Joseph B. Hall, Frederick, N. Dow, E. A. Sawyer, John B. Thorndike and others. Gor Aam sends Stephen Hinkley, Jr. and John A. \Viuship. Other towns in Cumberland coun ty seem to be well represented. There seems to be a general wish to alter the Maine Liquor law, so that those who sell liquor unlawfully, shall be imprisoned on the first offence. It is also urged by some, that there should be a class ot officers designated, whose particular duty it shall be to enforce the law. The Con vention is held at Granite Hall, commencing at 10 o clock this forenoon. A sub-committee from the Legislative committee, on alteration of the “Liquor Law,” will meet any committee that the Convention may see tit, to appoint to confer on the subject matter of alteration ot the law. Messrs. Dennison of the Senate, and Berry of the House, are on the committee.— _ Nix. A Sprightly Veteran.—The Worcester Daily Spy tomes to us this week in an enlarg ed and improved form. The Spy, which is now under the control of Mr. Baldwin, member of Congress for the district in which it is publish ed, is an ably edited paper, very fearless and out-spoken in its championship of the right. The weekly Spy is the oldest newspaper in New England, and one of the oldest in the country,, having been established in 1770, but it shows in its vigorous life none of the effects of age. We are happy to not,' these new eviden. ces ot a prosperity proportioned to its merits. Personal—Mr. J. M. Knight, formerly a contributor to the Press, has removed to Ano ka, Minn., and bought half of the newspaper, the Anoka Press, printed at that county seat, Under his charge the paper will undoubtedly be of value to the people of the county. It is devoted chiefly to agriculture, TI1E STATE. —Wednesday morning an Irishman and a negro were arrested in West Auburn on suspi cion of being concerned in the recent murder there, but both were discharged next day, no reasonable ground for the suspicion appearing. A new post office has been established at Frost's Corner in Norway, as wo learn from a correspondent in that town. It is called Nor way Centre post office, and Wui. S. Benson is postmaster. —Tho Bath Times informs us that a tire in Wiscasset on the night of the 21st, destroyed the poor house in that town. It was occupied by quite a number of the town poor, some of whom were among the sufferers in the tire of October last. They were all removed in safe ty, and unfortunately no other building took fire. —The Eastport Sentinel says that Capt. F A. Prince has purchased in New York the new and fast steamer “Belle Brown” to run on the St. Croix next season. Passen gers will be able to make one trip up or down the St. Croix in about two hours. —The Bangor Times announces the death of Charles Lamson, Esq., at Belmont on the 18tl , of consumption. Mr. Lamson was the founder of the Bridgton Reporter, and was subsequent ly one of the editors of the Portland Evening Courier; also for a time he was engaged on the Portland Advertiser. Maine Christian Convention. TO THE PASTORS AND BRETHREN OE TOE CHURCIIES OF MAINE: The present is a time of great expectation and hope among many earnest Christians in all the Cluirohes of Christ in Maine, uml the question is olten asked, What can Is' done to awaken a deeper interest for Christ in the hearts of His people? A free interchange of opinions and experi ence in regard to the various questions of prac

tical Christian effort, between pastors and brethren of all the churches, is eminently de sirable, that all may know and fully compre hend their duties to others, and how they can do theso duties most faithfully and acceptably. TheWorkofthe Churches;—Home Missions; —The efforts to spread the Gospel among the poor and neglected;—The Sunday School:— The efforts for the suppression of Intemper ance ;— Home Evangelization;—these questions and the duties of Christians as connected with them are of sufficient importance to call for united prayer and consultation. To this end, the Portland Young Men’s Christian Association, after conferring with many pastors and laymen of experience have deeideil to call a Maine Christian Convention. We therefore cordially invite the Christian Churches of Maine to send delegates of pastor and one or more laymen to meet in convention with our Association, at Portland, on Thurs day and Friday, February 7th and 8th, at the Chestnut St. Cliureh. The Convention will assemble at teu o’clock. No Credentials will be required. Andrew J. Chase, Pres. P. Y. M. C. Association. Wm. M. Marks, Geo. L. Kimball, Elias Chase, E. P. Smith, N. P. Jaqucs, U. H. Pick er, Committee. Portland, Jan. 21, 1867. Rev. J. J. Carrutbcrs,D.D. Rev. W. H. Sliailor, D.D. Rev. •F. Allen, Rev. B. F. Teltl, I>. 1>., Rev J.G. Stockbridge.D.D. Rev. E. Martin, Rev. Win. II. Fenn, Rev. Samuel Morrison, Rev. S. F. Wetkerbce, Rev. F. Soutbworili, Rev. W.'Ij. Cage, Rev. U- A. Tewkabury. lei?" Will Pastors receiving this circular read it to their churches and request their co-opcr ation. The following Railroad Companies have agreed to furnish free return tickets to dele gates attending the Convention: P. 8. & P, Eastern, Boston and Maine, Poitland and Rochester, Portland and Kennebec. It is con fidently expected that the Grand Trunk and Maine Central Railroads will make the same arrangement. Delegates will purchase regu lar tickets for Portland, and free returns good tor 8tli, 9th, and 10th, will be issued by the Sec retary of thoCouvention. Papers throughout the State -are requested to copy. Waabiuglou Hewn. The committee charged last sessiou with the duty of examining into the complicity of Jeffer son Davis in the assassination, have recently re-opened the question, and have been consid ering the expediency and practicability of ex amining John II. Surratt. The Secretary of War, the Judge Advocate General, and the Secretary ol State have been consulted iu the premises. The members of the committee are very reticent about their conclusions, but there is reason for believing that they have not yet determined to take Surratt’s evidence. The evening organ of the Democratic party continues its incendiary harangues to the op position, and closes its leading article to-day in the following words: “To avert being reduced into a condition of perfect slavery, perhaps Bold like negroes, cer tainly liable as we have been to be imprisoned without and murdered with process of law, the Deuiocratic party must organize itself into an army, with the discipline aud drill of an army drawn up before the enemy. It is absolutely necessary. If wo do so at once we can save the republic. If we do uot, then farewell to all free government. We appeal to Democrats ail over the country to heed our warning.” The Posimaster Generul will, it is under stood, ask the Attorney General how far the , recent decision of the Supreme Court in tile testoatli cases applies to his department; that is, whether it relieves persons from disabilities bv reason of participation iu rebellion, and en ables them to qualify as postmasters on taking the oath of office administered before the war. —Dispatch to Boston Advertiser. Nominations Rejected.—We see itis stated that the United States Senate has rejected the following New England nominations: Thomas J. Staples, Collector of Customs, Macliias, Me.; Monroe Young, Collector of Customs, French man's Bay. Me.; Wm. G. CroSby, Collector of Customs, Belfast, Me.; Johu Hanscom, Col lector of Customs, Saco,Me.; SolouChase, As sessor Internal Revenue, First District of Maine; Johu C. Sanborn, Assessor Internal Revenue, Sixth District Massachusetts. SPECIAL NOTICES. GENTLEMEN will find a very largo and complete assortment ol im ported Boots and Shoes at the extensive establish ment T. E. MOSELEY & CO., Summer street, Boston. jan25dlt Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, i In trude and the great public generally, with the stand ard sind itivaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations tbr the euro of all lbnnsof Nervousness. It is rapidly sui*ercc»ling every preparation of opium—the well-known result of which is to produce eostiveuess and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation tbr Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the .earful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is flic best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. Warren’s Cough Iialsain. The best Remedy ever compounded for Cold*, Cough*, Catarrh and Consumption, and :ili diseases of the Throat and Lungs. fcir'For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by JB. F BRADBURY, octlSd&wsNGm ,Druggist, Bangor. Make Your Own Soap l NO IilIME NEi'EiNARY! By Saving and Using Your Waste Grease BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’i'g. Co’s SAPONIFIEE. (Patentsof 1st and 8tli Feb., 1851).) CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soft soap for only about :!0 cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug aud Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. Be particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Sapnuilier. ^ nol7»Ncod&wly A Mure Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMA INK, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc26dtonsN A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lang*, a per manent Throat Disease, or CouNumptiou, _ is often the result. BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS OOOD SUCCESS. Singer* and Public Speaker* will find Troches usef ul in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches arc recommended and prescribed by Physicians, aud have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article of true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test of many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches arc universally^ironounccd better than other articles. Obtain only‘-Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold everwiikre Dec 4—d&wGm sn For Coughs, Colds aud Consumption, Try the old and well known VEliiKTABLE P( LllO\ AKV BALMA l?I,approved aud used by our oldest and most celebrated J’hysicians lor forty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec248Nd&wGiu Boston, Proprietors. I _ _ si'i:n ti notices. Plains' Pure .Elderberry and Cur rent Win^. So highly recommended hy Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drugstores ot W.W VVldj^ pie A Co., II II. Hay, W. F. PhillipH A Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins A Co. jaul2sNdly VKLLOW’M OKI<<INAI< WOUM lozknges. W?E can with confidence point to FELLOW’S ? ? WORM LOZENOES as the most perfect rem edy tor those troublesome pcsis, INTESTINAL WORMS. Alter years of careful experiment, success has crowned our ellorIs, and we now oiler to the world u confection without a single iaulr, being sat*-, con venient, cftcctuul and pleasant. No injurious result eau occur, let thdiu be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle ol calomel outers tlieir conqiosition, They may be used without further preparation, and at. anytime, children will eagerly devour all you give them, and ask Ibr more. They never tail in ex IHaling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, even wlien he is not anlieted with worms. Various remedies liavc from time hi time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of wormseed, turp entine, Ac., producing dangerous, and sometimes fatal consequences. After much research, study aud ex periments, embracing several years, the proprietors of Follow’s Worm Lozenges, have succeeded in pro ducing «his remedy, free from all objections, and posi tively sate, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill the worms, but act by making tbelr dwelling place disagreeable to them, lu order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis ot Dr. A. A, HAYES, State Assayer, is annexed: “I have unaiyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. FELLOW’S A CW>., and find that they are free from mercury, and other metallic or mineral mat ter. These Lozenges are skilfully compounded, pleas ant to the taste, sale, yet sure and efUctivc in their action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. I). Assayer to the State of Mass. Price ceiaIn per Box ; Five for fet. GEO. W. SWETT, X*rpprietor of the New England Botanic Dcqiot, 106 llanover Street, Boston Mass., Sole Agent liur the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed, larsold by dealers in Medicines everywhere. oct5-deow6msN n • • Ilatelielor’s Hair Djc. This splendid Hair Dye is the best in the world. The only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Browu. Remedies the ill etfeets of Jicul Dyes. Invigorates the liair, having it soft and beautiful. *ftio genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists ami Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York, fci'r ' Hewnrc of n c*ouuicrfrii. November 10, 1866. dlysn MINERAL, BATIIS AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CtniKU It II ElI.MATIS.il CL RED ERUPTIONS oulh< PACE CURED MCKOPUI.A PUKED BV TREATMENT with mineral waters. Bo away with all your various ami uli.1t IWTiii cious drugs aud quack medivines, aud use a tew hallo prepated with “STJWMATIC SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well of the Pen n’a Salt Man fa turlng Co., in Pittsburg, and are packed in air tight boxes. One always sufficient for a bath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatie Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one and a half pints. One suffic ient for a day’s use. dr Sold by Druggists generally. Morrill Bros, No. 215 State st., Boston; Bay m l* Is, Pratt A Co, No. 106 Fulton st., New York, Wholesale Agents. no20SKeod&wly H^Nlramnlk Malta nud Minima lie Iflin ornl U alera, just received and for side by J. W. PER KINS & CO., nolMsNeowd&wiy No 80 Commercial St. COLGATE A CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Rceoiumended tor Chapped 11 and- and tor general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists ami fancy good dealers. 8Ndec24tofebl0 PROFESSIONAL CARD. DR. Wifi. N. SWEET, One of the celebrated family of Sweet’s, BONE SETTERS, From Rhode Island but for the last 18 years a residcut of New Bedford, .Muss., having been associated there with hfs brother don, with the most flattering suc cess, has, through the solicitation of his friends and patients in the State ot Maine, opened an oilicc in this City, in House No. 31 Gray Street, (near Brackett St.,) where he will attend to all bu<i uess pertaining to his profession : Mieh as Setting Bones, Dislocation of Bones, Still Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hip Disease, Weak and Perished Limbs, Spinal Complaints, Fractures,Rheumatic Affections, Sciatica, and Lameness in general. The Dr. Hatters iimiseil that, after having a natur al gift, combined with a practice of twenty years iu his profession, that be ean cure most eases pro nounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testa moiiialSeau lie given, but it is deemed unnecessary here. Ofliec Hour——From O lo 14 A. ill., nud from 4 to 5 I*. ill. Jan. 15, 18C7. janl5 d2w sn Wliy Suffer from Sores ? When by the use oi the ARNICA OINTMENT, you can easily be cured. It has relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, Chadded Hands, sprains, Chilblains, Soke Lips, Warts, cuts. Boils, Eruptions, anil every complaint ig the Shin. Ti s it for it costs but _’5C. 15c sure to ask for HALL'S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Drug »ists, or send 15c to O. 1*. Ni>)iu»ur At Co., Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return*moil, dec 29 sn dim You need not Suffer with Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediate re lief, and speedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine tin Piles. Dealers want no other where it lias been intro duced. Send for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine for you. Druggist who desire a most etiicaoious, popular and rapidly selling medicine for Piles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, ami by S. An derson & Son, I5alh; 11. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, Lewiston, ami other Druggists Wm. Carr & Co. sepl9sN2tawli n Proprietors. Lony Souyht For l Come at Last I Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grovers. Asa Medicine Mains’ Win© is invaluable, being among the best, if not the l>est, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure {niceOf the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ngredient, we cun heartily recommend it to* the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. •‘To the day! of the aged it ad-loth length, To the mighty it. addeth strength,” ’Tis a balm for the sick, a joy tor the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell lllAIJW’ KI.DEKIIliKBI WINK, nev 27 s n d&wtf WIMTAIt’N BALSAM —OF— WILD C II E It It Y ! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTIBY, With the most astonishing success in curing Cough*, Col«l*, HonrM'UPBM, More Throat, lutlui'iizn, Wlioopiug Cough, Croup. Liver CompluiiiD, liromhiliN, llifliculiy of firrathiiiK, A *1 Inn a nud every affection of THE THROAT, L1NCIM ANTJDCHENT, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of liiis mod cine iu all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some ot whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ol a few of these:— E. Boydkn, M. D„ Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. 1)., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Ilill, N. H. W. H. W'Eiiii, M. IX, Cape Vincent, N. V. W. B. Lynch, M. lx, Auburn, N. Y. Aim VRAM Skillman, M. IX, Rotindbrcok, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietois have letters from all classes ofom fellow citizens, from the halls oi Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; ior the fame and virtu s oi Wi»inr'a BuImuiu have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,*' without any at tempt on our j»art to introduce it be yond the limits oi our own country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWLL A- SON. 18 Tre mont Street, Boston, and so il by all Diuggists and Dealers generally. €i B AC K’N CELBBKATRD M A L V K! Cures in :i very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CETS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.y &c CJroer’ji Cclrbrnled Miilve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, anil reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus adord ing rebel and a complete cure. < filly 25 cents a box; sent by mail tor 35 cents. SETH W. EOWLE & SON, 18 Tremnnt St, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists amt dealers gener ally. Febl9. 'i»e—95eodr.T.s& weow _MARRIED. In thisdty, Jan. 17, bv Rev. R. M:n till, William II. Houston, of Richmond, and Miss Elizabeth J. Hammond, of Portland. In this city, Jan. lx, by Rev. E. Martin, Philip O Coombs, ol Belfast, and Miss Maria Louisa Fernald, of Port tend. In this city, Jan. 2J. by Rev. E. C. Holies, Harlan P. Merrill, of F lmouth, and Miss Helen M. Hodg kins, oi Portland. In this city, rlun. 18, by Rev. s. Morrison, William H. H. Petteugill and Miss Louise L. Mark, both of Portland. in Augusta. Jan. 23, by Rev. Mr. McKenzie, Chas. F. Potter, Esq., and Miss Hulda D., daughter oi John McArthur, Esq., both ot A. In Turner, Dec. 30, V irgil True, of South Lileh lield, and Anna C. Hearec. oi T. In Belfast, .Ian. to, Ormon Albert, Hopkinx and A rubella Brier. GctcimlhV*o/h of*hi*:cdom*. “ UBMbt^1 _ In this city, .Ian. 23, Mr. William Hatch, aged 68 yea’s 7 months. IFuncral sciviccs this Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clk, at ko. II Pine street. Helatfres and Blends urv in vited to attend. Ill Bethel, Jan. 23, Mrs. Mary E., wife of Kev. David Uarland, nged 40 tears. In Cape Elizabeth. .Ian. 23, Mr. Peter Woodbury, aged 83 years 3 months. At Peak's Island. Ian. 23, Arietta, daughter ot Edward I,, and Melissa A. Parsons, aged 10 months and is days. m In Livermore, Jan. 20, Capt. John Sliivkland, aged 72 years. —* -w—~ URl'ARTtRE OF (HEAA STEAMERS WAMK KBCI.M Hill DATE. North America.New York..Rio Janeiro . Jan 22 t ity o Dublin.Mew York. .Liverpool.Jan 23 Persia..New York..Liverpool.... Jan 23 Moro rasrie.New York.. Havana.Jnn2i. l erirnan.Portland.. ..Liverpool.Ian 2i* Bremen..New York. .Bremen.Jan 20 «ty 01 New York..New York.. Liverpool.Jan 26 i’lvnr ;•••••••. N.l''v 'ork..LUvaua.Jan9» Asia * *^1Uen»-“k...New \ 01k.. Liverpool_ Jan ::»* Nor 1K a ..."...Itoston. ... Liv, rpool.Ian 30 " Amcruam.. .Portland.... Liverpool ....Feb 2 MiMim... AI Jantaur* 2.1. SUII 11*.- .^1 SU» .. ..oliie, Mo«»n lists.li.15 PM water. 3.15 I'M ATA 11 I N K N K VVS PORT Of 1’OKTI.ANI), Thurular, Jiiuvar| , ARRIVED. Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, si John via Eastport. Sell Elicit Herbert, Wright, Boston. Soli Win Fisher, Woodbury, La Have Banks, Sch M 1\ (Ur) Patterson, St John, NB, lor Provi dence. Sch Tannisco', Canary, East port. Sen Tyro, Nichols. Beliast tor New York. Sell Adaliue, Kyan, Beliast lor Boston. Sch ltuih Tuoucis. Dodge, Frankfort lor Boston. Sch Bona venture, Reed, tioothbay. CLEARED. Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, Eastpoit and St John NB—C 0 Eaton. Brig Mazatlnn, Robert Adams, Georgetown, SC— Uoild iff Green. Sell Ethan Allen, Blake, Phil idelphia—F. G Wil lard. Sch Napoleon, Roberts, Wiscasset—Eastern Pack -" et <'o. SAILED—Barque Win Brown; brigs AUaratta, Mazailm, lv alamo. Alpha, Mat ha, sems Jos I.. iug. Elfcan Allen, and Geo Brooks. FROM MEllOUANES’ EXCHANGE. Ar at Havana lotli inst, brig N Stowers. Stowers, Portland; Win H Parks, l.ippineott. Philadelphia; I8tli, Hattie S Bisliop, Webber, Portland; loth, Ui|» se Queen, York, do. Sid lltli, brig Don Quixote, tor Caihurieu. Freights better,partieularlxto Falmouth for orders Chartered—barque F. a Cochrane, to load ui Matan /iw bn* Portland, t.uo hhd* molasses at pr hhd. sld tin Mutanzas 15th inst, barque Triumph, Par ker. Holmes’ Hole; 17th, l»rig Mechanic, Mi iriman. Portland. BY TELE*i K APIT. NEW YORK, Jan. 24. Ar steamer Dirigo, Port land; bark Reindeer, Trinidad. Port Spain; Jan. 22, lat30, Ion 73, saw an unknown ship bottom up. T lie brig Ibex, from Kingston, Ja, lost her deck load and sails. SPOKEN. Ou 20th inst,brig Ulma Jaue. troin St. Martins for Philadelphia, in distress, would try to reach Bermuda. disasters. Sib iLuwliold, ioi Jonesport) Leighton, Irom New York for Annisquam, with corn, dragged ashore at Holmes’ Hole 17tb, hut lew revived no injury. She was dis barging into ligliiers 22d. Sell Hal tie, of Belfast, drifted afoul of s h Oerro Gordo, at Holmes’ Hole, 17th. carrying away the lat ter's lor* mast, bowsprit, jibboom,&c. The Hattie received but little damage. Schs A .1 Dyer, and Kwina, of Joucsport, dragged their anchor-* at Holmes' Hole 17th, striking botioiu and unhung rudders. Ship Sami Russell, Lucas,at New York from Amoy was 17 days North ot Hatter.is, wilh strong MW and \VN\V gales,and badly iced. Sch Barbara Frcitctie, with llsh for Gloucester, it* ashore at Race Point, hut she is not much damaged ami may be got on'. The crew have arrived home, two of whom were badly chilled. The It F is a new vessel, built at Kcimebunk in 1h«4>. Insured lor $6*N)0, at Gloucester. Brig J Leighton, of Harrington, at New York from Jacksonville, was 11 days North of Hatteras, wilh heavy weather; lost maiubonm. &c. Sch Hamburg, (of East Macbias) Johnson, at New York from Kington, was 11 days North of llaiteras, with heavy N W gales; lost part oi deck load, &c. DOMESTIC PORTS. GALVESTON—Olf the bar t llli, brigs F J Merri mau, Merrimau, from Bath, and Ar.hur Eggleso, CHfford, from Boston. N KW ORLEANS—Ar up 17th inst, ship Artisan, Pollard, Boston. Old frith, barque Frank Marion, Purington, lor Havre. MOBILE—Ar 19tb inst,sch Alice Parker,McKean, Boston. Sid I5tli, ship J R Keeler, lor Liverpool. PENSACOLA—Ar 10th, sch S Sawyer, Smith, fm Wiuterport. Cld 10th, sch A P Howe, Duane, Galveston. }IA< KSONVILLE—Ar 9th, brig Nolle Antrim, Wallace, New York. Cld 51 h, sch da on, Stewart, New York. DARIEN, GA—In port lftth, brig0 B Allen, Pet tis, Idg; sch Irene K Meservey, Henderson, do, ides liua ious not given.) SAVANNAH—Sid 17th, sell S *rah Bernice. Stew art, Daiien, Ga. CHARLESTON—Chi t7th,*ch Nevada, Doughty, Baltimore. Baltimore. NORFOLK—Avlsth, schs John S Moulton, Dur kee, New York. BALTLMoRE—Cld 21st, sch Valeria, Conklin, for St Jago. PHILADELPHIA—Cld 21st, brig lza, Williams, MansaniUa. ELIZABLTHPORT—Sid lGlli, trig Isabella Jew ett. Walker, Providence. NEW YuKK— Ar 22iL brig Fredouia, Howes, irom Savannah, with loss of sail**. Cld 22d, 1 rig L W Lul n, Me Neal!y, Ponce. Ar 23d, barque Ordtilla. Havener, fin Charleston; brig John Freeman, Baker, Savannah, (with loss of saris, and boat); sch E C Howard, Nickerson, irom Galvesthn. Cld 23d, brig Milwaukee, Brown, Barbadoes; sch May Day, Adams, c harleston. NEW LONDON—In porl 22(1, bug J W Woodruff, Irom Bangor lor New York; sch S S Lewis, Biackly. Horn Rockland lor do. STOMNGTON— Ar 17tli, seh Cameo, Elwell, from St An rows, NB, tor New York. NEWPORT—Ar 15th. brig Matild$, Dix, Calais; sch Harriet Maria. Banks, Belfast lor Nas-au, NP. Sid 22 1, sch Annie Ficeiunn, Reed, (irom Balti more) tor Portland. Sid 2<d, sch Triton, Freeman, tot New York. Ill port 23d inst, brig Ahum Rowell. Maguue, from Turks islands f *r Portion*!, ivpg; s ha Willie Martin, Noyes, Buckspori loi N wbern, N« , James Ifenrv, Oliver, Salem tm Baltimore; Triton, Ague , Arthur Burton, am! Willie l.ee. HOLMES’HOLE—Ar 17th, sch Jessie Hart, 2d Pcirson. from Boston lor Wood’s Hole. No arrivals trout 17th to 21st. In port 22d, barques Tgjuca, Anna M Go*h1w1ii; brigs Wui A Dresser. f. T Knight, E H Kennedy, schs liuttie Roes, Giraffe, Jane, vl E Gage, Bosnia, SJI Pool. Four Sisters, Hattie, Wave, A J Dyer, John, Pioneer, BjUoon. Win < arr*>ll. Fannie A bai ley, E G Willard, Gen Grant, Tyrone Planet, T J Trad on, Maracaibo, Jessie Hail, id, Maie-lidd, Cerio Gordo, and others. BOSTON—Ar 2Id, barque Telegraph, Caldwell, Cronstadt. < Id 3d, sch Delia Hinds, Wells, Calais. Ar 24th. brig Stockton. Griitin, New Oilcans; sch Jos Long. Bailey. Portland. Below, lu ig L Staples, Stowers, Irom Savannah for Portland. t 1*1 2ltli, sell Unite. (Br j * aiming, Halifax, NS, via Portlaud; brig Glendale. Mornroe. Mobile. SALEM—Ar Bit, adu Coaosetieot, Pondlotoit Gloncesier f*»r Belfast; Aurora, Thomas, ami Geor gia, McDonald, Boston for do; Unison, Williams, do for Portsmouth. Ar 22d, seh Venus, Her.«ey, Boston lor Pembroke. FOREIGN FORTS. At Bombay 13th ult, ship \ icksburg, Boyd, for LiverpooL Idg ; Wizard King, Woodworth, and Pri*«*ffla, Y’ork. nnc; barque Sar.-pta. Oliver, do. Sl«l tm Muscat Nov 17, Hellespont, Bridge*), loi Zanzibar. \r uc « anary Islands 24th nit. barque Arietta. Col cord, New York, (all well, but had to perform quar antine.) Sid fm Palermo 28th ult, barque Jehu, Smith, An Messin.i and Boston. Cld 29th, naique Ukraine, Melcher, Now York. Ar at Buenos Ayies-ith ult, barque Juan F Pear son. (Afg) Ijewis, New York; James Aicbuicl.il, Hutcliiiison. Philadelphia via Montevideo. Ar at Montevideo Nov 20. barques James M Chur chill, Hutchinson,Philadelphia; Dec 7, Com Duj*ont Clifford, Portland; nth, ship L>avid Stewait. Pren tiss, Baltimore for Valparaiso: imh, Cumberland, (i’.r) Fullerton, Pensacola; brigs Atl s, C oiuhs, fm Bangor; 11th, Chillanwallah, Ful tr, Macbias; lgtb. barque F arita, Race, Portland ; J3tb, ship Maty Goode II. Noyes, ScarsiK>rt; barque Normandy. ;6r) McIntosh, Macbias; Nth, Helena, Jackson, Bangor, —, Fidelia, Stone, do. Sid Nov 2*, barque Enoch Benner, Benaer, loi Callao. In port 14tli ult, burquo Eagle, Wilkins, tor New York, hi". Ar at Rio Janeiro IDhult, ship B.tbiah Thavei Cartnev, Card ill; 12th. ship Vermont, Higgins, Bo. toii, 19th, Elverton, Benson. Baltimore. Sid lOtli ult. shi|w Freeman Clark. Small, Callao 22dt Gen She) .ley, Stotacn, (from Philadeipliia,) tor Accapulco. At fobasco 18tli ult, brig Star of Feaco, Boomer lor New York Boon. At St Thomas 11th inst, ships Mary Russcll.Wecks dbg; Kate Troop, Crocker, and Sailor Prince, loi Boston, wilh cargo ol ship Rising Sun. At Surinam 5th inst, barque Alice Tarlton, Con nor, fri-ai Boston, ai 31st ult. Ar at St John, NB, 15th inst, brig U U McGilvcry Smart, ScarsjM.rt Cld 15th, brig Jennie Clark, Roberts, Cardenas. |Per steamer Cuba, at New York) SM tm Liverpool lltli, C C tlorton, Kelley, Boston. ' Cld lOtli. Luzon, Brown, fbr Barbadoes; lltli, South ern Rights, Bosh, Charleston. Ent out llih, Kffoit. liussey, lor Charle ton, (des tinailon changed.) Ar at Deal lltli, Mary Bendy,dark, London, (ami sailed lor Philadeldhia.) In the Downs lltli, Kit Canon. Pennell, iroiu Neu York lor Antwerp, (was supplied with two anchor* and 90 fathoms chain, to replace other-, lost.) Ar at Newi»ort 7th iust, Thcohold, The.* bold, Iron. Havre. Sid fin Adelaide, NSW, ship E Sherman, Blanch ard, Callao. Arat Melbourne Nov 26, Sultotc, Soule, Swart wlch; 27lli, Sabina, Mitchell, Smn*rliam. SJd Nov 20, Auditw daci son, Ale( uiluin, Guam. Arat Sydney, NSW, Nov 12. Suusliiui, Marlin. San Francisco; 13th, Bertaa, Bungs, do, 8th, Hr w sler, Carlton, dull. Ar at Padaug Nov 4, Rainbow, Freeman, Pcnaug. Sid Nov 17. Ilumtioldt, Proctor, Boston. Sid Oct 30, Clem ot the Ocean. Pilchard, Newcastle Nov 2, Videt c. Merrill, do; l lih, Anna, Blanchard Callao; 16tu, Baden, StUpheu,do. Sid Ini Manila Nov In, ship Belvidcre, Jackson. Boston; liUli, Congress,Wyiuan,London; 20th, Pan ther, Johnson, New York. Ar NoV 12, Queen of the East, Stoddard, irom Shanglme. Ar at Cadiz 3th, Cliispa. Sprague, New York. Ar at Malta 2d loot, Fanny Lewis, Lillian, NYork. (and sailed lor Smyrna.) Aral Lcnoa7tli Inst. Leu Meade, Pizzoll, Pliila dflpliij. Aral (Jibraltar Ut iust, Stephen Duncan, Tyler Philadelphia (and cld lor Marseilles!; Abbie C Tit comb, Titcomb, Philadelphia land cld lor Lenoa). Aral Si Na/aire 9th h.st,Ceres, Humphroy, irom New Orleans. Cld at Havre 91 h hud, Harvest Home, Berry, lei New York. Sid rin Antwerp loth, Mira. Dix, for England. PROV1NCKTOWN—Ar 24tli, ship Electric Spark Candnge. H mpton Roads lor Boston, (crew exhaust ed); brig E H Kennedy. Clever Savauu .h tor Boston sell Clara, from Baltimore for do. SPOK&Jf. 'f w- »MV l'h»r lotto W White, trom Callao tor Libraltar. Portland Glass Co. AN IN U A l7 n i:ETING. rpiIE A initial Meeting of the PORTLAND A 4*1. amm 4» tip Aft Y. will l*e hidden at the Treasurer’s Office, on Wednesday, January 30th, At 3 o’clock, P. M., to act upon the lollojyfcug business : To choose Directors for the ensuing year. To act iiihhi inert, using their Capital Stor k to the amount allowed by their Charter. To act upon any other proper business. * ItV Oudki* o*' Dikki ioh.x. janiMdtd d. S. PALMKK. Clerk. Deaf ness and Catarrh. Ccrtifiralr of Rlr. A. 44. Blunt •!* Portland. rPHLS may certify that l»r. (TIPINTEB, now at A the U. s. lintel, has cured me of Deafness and Discharges from t.lie head, «*f 17 years standing. I had been doctored by many eminent physicians without relief. Any (hu-hoii iutereslcd can see me at the store ot Messrs. Blunt & Font, Middle St. Portland, Mo., Jan 14,1847. A. G. BLUNT. * DR. CARPKNTRR remains In Portland un til February 1st, only. He can be consulted at the Biddeford House, liiildef.nl, for otio month com mencing February 1st, 1867. ja'J4dlw n NEW ADVEltTISElUENTS. Notice. rpHE following is a statement ot the condition t»f A the Portland Gas Light Company, .Jau. 1 1*67. Existing capital (all paid in)..$3041,060.00 Capital invested in Real Estates, Fixtures upon it, and in machinery, valued at_ 191,249.65 Lust valuation of Real Estate and taxable prof*rty ot the Corporal ion, tixed by the Assessors. 323,000.00 Owing by the Company, about. 13,073 Id J. I .McCOBB, Treasurer! STAIR o MAINE. Cumberland, Bts.,24th of .January, 18 ;7. Sworn io bt-fore me, BLNJ. KINGSBURY, Jr., jan25dlt Justice u» the Peace. Assignee's Sale. tX)K sale. Store and lot No 3 in Iron Block, Portland Pier. Long Sin il on Portland Pier. One-eighth part of bark “Sarah Hobart.** One-sixteenth part • bark “Lizzie H. Jackson.” 4>ne thirty-second part of bark “Chaliuetie” One thirty-second part of steam tug ‘‘Uncle Sam” 4 hie pair dark bay Horses. RobetLTivaM' Doubbj Sleigh, Wagon, Harnesses, For terms, apply to IlOSKA I. ROBINSON, or Portl.™i,.Ia„24, ,WJ0“N ltANI>' Aj"Sw notice. iiiid I remedy, 'nil do well t > write to tue tut 1 have asulo amt .ertaiucure, wbirta I will turuivb to tbo utUicted lor live dollars. Address 4JYKUS LOWELL, Stevens’ Plains, Westbrook, Me., care of Dcerlng Colley. January 25,1867. eocUSw* To tpilK IVEW MTOKE. vrectal on tlm site lor A merly occupied by Woodman, Tro. A Co., .14 4 .11* .Mid« lie Street, (excepting the second st.ry.) This is a rare chance lor a Dry Goods, Jobbing uni Clothing Business. Will be ready for occupancy the first ot March. For terms, apply to Messrs Stevens, Haskell & Cha*e, or to tbe subscriber, Alfred woodman. Portland, Jau. 24, 1867. jun.'o rtciLv wti Portland Coniniauderj K. T. IlflLL hold a stated Conclave at Mechanics* Hall, ▼ f Portland, on Monday Kveniug next, (Jan. 28,) at seven o’clock. Members are requested to be punctual in their attendance. Balloting to be hail. By order of tbe E. Commander. IRA BERRY, Recorder. Portland, Jau 25,1867. d3t To Let. fTMLE lower part of house No 26 Smith street, con A taiuing 7 finished rooms. Water abundant >*otla sort and hard, with all necessary i‘ouvenieu< es tor wood, coal, &c. Possession given ini mediately. AkT Good reference required 4.1 apidicant. . m E. NEWMAN A CO., ******** \ ; (moist. Special Steamboat Notice ! IN consequence 01 the ^erv bud weather the Steam - I- or NEW BKUN9M fCK, will not leave again for Kat-tport, and St. John until February the 4th. JaiUodtd _ C. C. EATON. Board. A Boarder can And good accommodati..ns at All iaaaaaberliaiad Marcel, Euquh'e within. Portland Jau 25 Jau25d3t wrniD. Wanted. A good, faithful Colored Woman to take charge of, and tio the work of a kitchen. She must be v good cook, and capable to take charge, unassist ed, and come well recommended by parte » who can be appealed to pcrs.inally. Such lin one can tind a good, |»crmanent Home, aud good pay. Also, a strong Colored Woman to do general house work, In cluding a large washing and ironing. None need ap ply but those who can give unquestionable reference*. The right persons can mid permanent places, a hap py Home, aud good pay, In a quiet lit tic village about 15 miles from the City. Apply by letter, giv ing rcii-icnees, anu where an interview can be bad. Address WILLIAM 11. BISHOP, jan23 dtf Pori land, Maine. ^ 1 WANTED-JOB PRINTERS ONE cxicrieiiced Job Compositor accustomed to the iiuest class of work, and who knows the whole business; also a man to work ou posters. To steady, reliable men, with good references, good wages and permanent situations wiU be given. Apply to EDWARD R. FISKE, jaoiMdlw Worcester, Mas* Girl Wanted. A GOOD capable girl wanted in a small fiunily; must he well recommended. Apply to A«. 37 Brawn *ir«ct. Jan'Jldlw* Book Agents Wanted! For Every Town in the State. SFor Full particulars apply to or address, .* J. PATTKHI PITCH, JMM l- J CONGRESS STREET, PORTLAND, ME .Ian 1G <l2w&w3w*3 Flour Barrels Wanted. ON and atlcr January 2d. 1*67, we shall resuino the purchase of E lour fills. EUR CASH, at the Office oi me Pori liiiol .Slicin' Co., 'J7 l-i Duiafortti (It. dc27dlm J. U. BUOU S A Flour Barrels Wanted. UrL will pay 30 cents each for tirst class Flour Barrels »uitable foi sugar. LYNCH, DARKER A CO., n«vl3dir 139 Commercial street. Wanted Immediately. j ( W 1 Good American, Nova Scolia ami Irish LV/V/ Girls to do housework, cook, $■<*., in pri vate i amt lies aud hotels in this city and country. Situation., sure. The best wages paid. Aiso Oo Girls to work iu Factories. Farmers and others wanting men for any work will do well to call ou us, ar we will supply them tree of charge. Audios* or apply at the General Agency Employment Office, 3511 Congress strict, up stair*. COX & POWAltS. •*cpt26dtt late \\ til l& CO. LOST AND FOUND. Lost! BETWEEN the Portland A Uociicstcr Dei»ot and Commercial Street, or hi the Cars, a Wallet, containing a small amount of money and valuable paper*, i lit liiulcr will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at this office, or with Mr. Cousins, Con ductor on Portland A Rochester R. R. jan _1 dlw BOARD AND ROOMS. Booms to Let. A Suit of Room* centrally located, to -let without Board. Address “ W,” Post Office, jan24 d2w • To be Let. PLEASANT unfurnished room* without board, suitable lor geutlciucu and their wives. En quire at No. 5 South street, between l) and 11 A. M. 6:wh day. jansdtt 1 New Store—Juat Open. HLIIINT Ac FOSS, DKALLRS IN Builders Hardware,Nails,Glass,Wooden Ware noons, sash and blinim, ud < ahpen TERS’ TOOLS ill Great Variety. Ou Middle, between Hampshire Franklin Sts. JAk. P. Blunt. Jt24*13m* Jas. A. Foss. Testimony is Authority i THE PUBLIC ESTIMATION / - OF - Tilton & McFarland's FIRE PROOF SAFES The great fire in Augusta was a severe test as to the quality ol Sales. Attention is called to the tact that (he following uauied persons ami business firms of Augusta have purchased siuco tho calamitous fire oi 1865 Tilton & McFarland’s Fire Proof Sates, viz:—David Cargill; Chas. K. Partridge; Parrott & Bradbury, two sales; Chas. E. Caller; S. F. Robin son; G. C. Vose; Charles F. Potter, late Peusion Agent, Baker «& Weeks, Pond & Smith, two sales; C. \V. Salford A Son; F. W. Kinsman; Jaintw A. Bicknell, Postmaster; Longfellow A Sanborn; •lames W. Cofren, late ot Augusta, now of Lewiston; I leering A llolway; Gould & Buckley; Artcuias Llbbey; John G. Adams; Stevens A Sayward— twenty-one Sales in all. It is believed that only four Safes of any other make have been purchased in Augusta since the fire. _dlw Mailnn Historical Society. A Special Meeting ol the Maine Historical Sue OUT, lt»r the purpoMe of receiving commu nications and reading papecs, will l»e held at the Court. Bouse, at Augusta, on Thursday, February 7, 1*47, at o'clock, P. M., and at 7 in the evening, ami will be o|ieu to the public. EDWARD BALLARD. Sec’y. Brunswick, Jan. £2, lb67. JaniM dtd Mil. JOHN HAN JO f WAKES this opportunity to express his gratitude -l to the ladies ol Portland and vh iuity for their li!>eral patronage, ami would cheerfully recommend to them his successor, Mr. J. Y. HoDSDoN, who will eoutinue tire same business. All indebted to JOHN E. KANO, are roquesb-d to make immediate payment, and any one having any claims please present tor settlement. Portland, Jan 23. Ja24d3t* \S there has been considerable talk in this vicini ty concerning the merits oi the Horses owned bv myself and Hiram Hamilton, I hereby challenge Hiram Hamilton to trot his .Sorrel Coir against my Horse, called the Hraekett Horse, from the llrewer House at Stroudwater, to the coiner of Green and Portland Streets, Portland, for the sum of One Hun dred Dollars a side,—single dash, and both Horses to trot. It this challenge is accepted, the stakes uio to lie put up in one week from date tu the hands ot J M. (Juinby, Cape Elizabeth. ... _ _ _ ALMoN 1. HANNAfORD. Cape Elizabeth, Jan. k*2, 1*67. jan24 Jt* H. W. SI MONTON & 7;0^ :U!> Cony re** St., Up Stair*. ■'•■cry I'inria ('uUar* I Ac. Tucked do. I Or, ( loud*, H7c. ■N bbled 4 loud* $1JS. Mhclland Veil* AO and 7A els. ! Worsted OimxIn at Reduced Prices. ju24dtf NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the late Dr. Charles W. Tie.mas, are requested to make immediate j«ay . Blent to the undersigned, who Is duly authorized to collect the some. Otttce No. 1*8 Fore Street, over Canal National Bank. House No. 55 Danfort h Street, corner of statu Street. GEORGE A. THOMAS, January 1, 1867. codlw