Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 26, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 26, 1867 Page 2
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'I lii* IJovei-iior’" isnlnry* Some passages from tho debate in the House last Wednesday, ou the Senate amendment ’ raising the salary of the Governor to S3000, will bo found interesting if not instructive.— We copy from the Kennehec Journal: Mr. Tobey, of Athens—Mr. Speaker, I do not arise li re in my place for the pnruose of malting what is usually termed a speech, or to to discuss the subject under consideration at any considerable length, tori am uiraccustom cd to this kind of business and am well aware that it does not lie within the compass of my faculties so to do. But, sir, 1 stand here from | a sense of duty which 1 feel that I owe to my- j self and to mv constituents, to oppose the pass age of this bill in concurrence, and to enter my solemn protest against this species ol legis lation. .i.i» X believe, sir, we were not elected to come here for the purpose of creating large and ex travagant salaries, and thereby burden the a'riddlv over taxed people of tho State with umieeessury and unwarranted ouuttyd.— Sir, v> bile 1 will admit that the salary ol the Governor is inadequate to the ottice of chief magistrate of this State, and that it should be raised to some extent, yet, Mr. Speaker, it does not follow that we should goto tho other ex treme, and double it at this time, when the State and municipalities of the State together owe irmn twelve to twenty millions of dollars. And, sir, what have we to pay that enormous sum with? I will refer you. sir, to the State Treasurer’s report for an answer to this in quiry, when he tells us that the industrial pro ceeds of the people is the only resource, and I lor one, do not wish to tax them to the utmost of their ability, and thereby create a greater desire on the part of unworthy politicians to liil the chair of State. How, Mr. Sp ‘alter, let its compare notes anil see how we stand rolat ve!y With o her States. Tike, if you please, the New England States, leaving out ourown State, and we find tao av enge salary of the five States to he fifteen hundred and twenty dollars as their Governors’ salaries, three of which pay one thousand dol lars each, one threo thousand live hundred dol lars, and one, one thousand one hundred dol lar* These statistics I have taken from the manual upon our desks, and now, sir, are we so much in advance of them as to double the av erage amouut they pay? I, in all honesty, think not, and I do believe that the tax payers of my district think so too, and the people of tho State will hold us all to a strict account ability for our doings in this direction.— Mr. Speaker were I to follow out my owu personal loelings in regard to this matter, and regardless of other tilings, and our present be loved and heroic Governor were to receive its benefits, I should be likely to vote as high as any one of the honorable members of this House; lie sir. was the first and the only candidate of Somerset County in the State convention at Bangor, and 1 had tho honor of being one of the delegates from said County.— But, Sir, my judgment tells me it is not right, and therefore I cannot vote in that direction, and shall not. I, Mr. Speaker, as well as your self feel proud of the mottoof our beloved State and rejoice at her record? Yet Sir, I do not myself wish to take the lead in expending the people’s money in a profligate manner, ami thereby set that example ior other States to follow. Sir, X wish to call the attention of this House to the noble sentiments of our pa triotic Govenor when speaking of a monu ment to commemorate the virtues of our dead heroes. He says:‘‘But when so many widows and orphans are crying for bread, and soinnnv wounded and over-worn are lying patiently ny, nopeiess 01 any active part, m the country's rejoicing’ I for one feel tnat our first duty is to theBe. I sir heartily indorse these philanthropic sentments, and I do be lieve this House will also indorse them. Mr. Titcomb of Augusta, spoke at some length in support of the amendment and the bill. He read a list of the Statesand the salar ies paid to the Governor of each. In one or two instances the amount was different from tha^ given in the remarks of the gentleman from Athens. In Massachusetts the salaiy is ^MOO, having been increased to that snminthe year 180-1. in thirty-four States the aggregate amount is $11X1,683,33, aud the average is $2y61, 27. There are some considerations to be brought into the account in connection with this state ment. The salary of the Governor of Califor nia, $10,000, is payable in gold. Many States have Lieutenant Governors whose animal sal ary' or per diem pay should be charged to this account. InNew York the total expeu-e of the Executive Department is $17,400, including rent of and taxes on the executive mansion, private Secretary, Clerks, Messengers, &c. The sa ary of the Governor of Illinois is but *1500 as in Maine, but this is doubtless owing to a Con stitutional restriction which goes further than n similar provision in the Constitution ot Maine, and forbids the Legislature ever to in crease it. He mentioned tacts to show the im possibility of a Governor of Illinois living on the salary allowed, in the city of Springfield. On motion of Mr. JPeikins of Kennebunk port, it was ordered that! the vote on the amendment shall betaken by yeas and nays. Mr Brown ol Haoipoen, spotte against the bill. He thought the Legislature should act just as the people uuder similar circumstances would. The people do not pay high salaries.— They do not pa> their ministers well and he himself hail become somewhat unpopular for endeavoring in his own town to obtain an in crease of the salary of a minister. He did not agree with the gentleman from Augusta, (Mr. Titcamb) in the idea that the men he had men tioned had gone away from Maine because the salary of public officers was not sufficient.— They went from oilier motives. He had never known an instance ol any one refusing to serve as Governor because the salary was not sufficient, and be did not believe that any one hail ever so relused. He had heard no com plaints that the Governors of Maine were not honorable, statesmanlike and in every way worthy to ue its Chief Magistrates, notwith standing the allegod mengerness of the sala ry. W8ife denying the force of bringing other States as a criterion for us, he had been unable to find any authority for the figures of the gen tlemau from Augusta. His authority in mak ing a somewhat similar table was the Ameri can Almanac for 1864. "NVe should remember too, that prices are now falling, and the rela tive value of the salary will be all the time be coming greater. The main question lie conceived to be how the people would have us voteou this question, and he vvg*. very certain they would not favor this increase. The usual habit of business men is to get all the service they can out of their helpers and to get it as cheaply as possible.— They will ceitainly not thank us lor increasing salaries when we already get for what we pay, so able officers as we now have. The object of the Republican party is to follow out the wish es of the people, aud if it aband ns and betrays the people, another party will arise which will be forced to do so. Air. Hale ol Ellsworth, thought this matter should be looked at in as hroad a light as pos sible, and while on the one hand we should avoid running into any extravagance, on the other hand we should Dc willing and anxious to pay a fair price for the labor we exact. It is objected to this proposition that it will add to the already heavy burdens of the people. It is true that it will add something to taxa tion, hilt so very little as to be scarcely percep tible. It is distributing the paltry sura of fif teen hundred dollars among all the people and all the wealth of the State He hoped to see many a governor chosen from the ranks of those with only moderate means. He wanted to have the privilege of voting for ucli without feeling that he was im posing too great a burden upon them. It had been said that prices are falling. He bad not seen any signs of it yet, and believed that we must expect high prices of all articles of ne cessity for a generation to come. M -. Brown of Hampden spoke in further op position to the bill. Mr. Hutchinson of Harmony suggested that the passage of the bill might be uu injury to the members of the House, and to the party the most of them represented in coining elec tions. Air. Sheplcy of Portland felt called upon to defend his own constituents and those of the gentleman from Hampden, front the unjust imputations cast upon them by bint. He be lieved that the people wruld say, if this ques tion were presented to them that the laborer is worthy of his hire. His colleagues from the city of Portland and himself were unanimous in support of this bill, and their constituents will bo called upoa to pay one eighth of the whole amount. The business men and people of Portland pay a fair rate of wages for a lair day’s work. It makes uo difference whether their employees he rich or poor. He believed it was the santo in Hampden and all over the Stat'. They are honest and just, aud they scorn meanness. He thought the gentleman lrom Hampden misrepresented his oonstitu cuts when he feared that they would reproach him for compensating fair work with fair Mr. Brown of Hampden, called Mr. Sbepley to order. He did not make any such state ment. Mr. Sbepley said that ho thought the gentle man complained ot becoming unpopular be cause he advocated fair wages for his minister, seriously, simple question was whether the present salary was adequate, and if not to what amount should it be raised? It is admitted no pi? 1*30n without a private fortune can support himself respectably as (ioveruor with the pri son; salary. There is not a mau in the state suitable to be Governor of Maine whose services are not worth more to private individ uals that the State pays its Chief Magistrate.— Coporations pay more to their agents, hanks mor i lo tiieir cashiers, many merchants more to their book-keepers than the salary otour Governor. A parish in Portland has called in vain tor a pastor during the past year, offering 25 per cent, higher salary than the amount pro poses! by the auieudmeut. If the Legislature should refuse thus to increase the salary, he could go louud in Portland, and in ten min utes raise the deficiency by subscription. The mechanics would tax themselves to make up too amount, rather than let it remain as it is. "i, “,aJ°nty of the people of Maine are not linin'11,?,11' , do not wish our Governor to tw li,.^? ' u maimer, hut we do wish thiTwages the'State pays^ W ^^^»iy on sn.t ible incumbents liecause '•<* sufficient. He had known man? ^ where cmipctmt and faithful uufu wh?m pcop e wished to till public offices dechnT the sain tor the reason that they could not afford to leave other business ,or su h meagre pay— He would not make office holuingso profitable as to encourage the great evil of uudue office seeking, but be would favor a Uberal compen sation to the officers the State employs in order that we may command the best talent of the State and that no one may have cause to com plain that lie lias sacrificed his opportunities and been embarrassed to live comfortably to B'tv.; St do amply able to pay a fair price for such service. Mr. Woodman of Bucksport gave notice ofan - '*U'n Lmo:1t to the ('lire that the bill shall go into.effect on the first Wednesday of January ext. t.ii, |,iR motlun til(. House then adjourn ’la0 fluestuju being still pending. csri:ohTonfo?°S??"?rtwliu* ^fth* Iat‘ dogskin gloves, and to wi-)oi,B^ !?, w,‘ar gypsy-iike.perhaps, but MilT^r'i*7'*0 r* -they are 'as black us a tinke? o'?®S,W Jo more ltke they are to that engine oftKfL The devumne of the domestic repaired,Merit th-'V :tre admired. At last, then c e more dames have found a cheap fashion; Petite* h ips they will buy up fine old d»V ««J°’»per" glov s at a fancy price. Ho we wr 'nob?5l .d'rty enters a certain society with cl«.n they wtsh to be that wl‘ -b an echo £?wHvif continent call* ‘chiqut, “n «eno from the The West Auburn Trugedr. AIUIEST OF THE HT'sPECTEO MURDEBBH. It is believed that at last the murderer of the unfortunate women in West Auburn has been discovered and arrested. The most im portant facts in relation to the matter appear to be as follows. On Thursday, Jan. 17th, at about 41** a man supposed to be a Frenchman, called at a house in West Minot, about <J miles from the point where the mur der was coimnited, and begged for something to eat. A lady opened the door, to whom he represented that he had travelled 25 miles, and was faint with hunger. Noticing blood stain s on wrists and wrist-bands, and shocked at his brutal appearance, she asked him to leave and declined to give him food. He persisted, and was at length, ad mitted to the house. He nto like a famished man, everything that was put before him, and afterwards left and went on. He had conic from the direction of West Auburn. From this point he proceeded ou the road to Minot Corner, and is next heard from at Mr. W at son’s a mile from where he took his lunch.— Here he begged to stay all night and his re quest was granted. He was observed at one time to turn his back toward a man who came i nto the house, as though he did not wish his face to be seen. The family wishod him to go to bed, but he refused, slept on a mattress on the kitchen floor, and refused to remove his clothes The blood stains were noticed here also. Fri day night ho stopped at Cyrus King's, some two miles from the house where he spent Thursday night. Those facts becoming known a posse of offic cers at once set out in pursuit. The particulars of the pursuit and capture we copy from the Lewiston Journal: Deputy Ktcn of Mechanic Falls left this city at 21'. M.. Thursday and proceeded to West Minot. On the way his horse ran away and broke up the sleigh, but he got another sleigh and pushed on, reaching Minot Corner in about anhour. Here he obtained a faint des cription of the supposed murderer. Pushing to these points where he stopped I Thursday and Friday nights he obtained more full details of his appearance, tracked him, night after night, to Mr. Tobie’s in Now Glouces ter J2 miles from King’s. Hence he tracked him to Gloucester Comer,where he was ably assisted by the people of that section, till, at last, he pounced upon a man precisely answering the description of the West Minot party. The prisoner attempted to resist Deputy Keen's arrest but was secured without much diffi culty, and at once brought to Auburn, and at 7 1-2 o’clock was thrown into the first cell of the lower tier in Auburn jail. Ho was very hungry and ate with avidity. The prisoner is a foreigner and gives conflict ing accounts of himself. He is a most strange and brutal mau, iu appearance. He is about 4 feet 10 inches in height, but muscular, thickly put together, weighing perhapB 120 pounds. He was clothed in rags when discovered, but on reaching the jail, the prisoner was immedi ately stripped and decent clothing put upon i him. He has a most beastly looking face, and a norm complexion. He has not been told any thing concerning the crime. His eye is small and dark, and rolls uncomfortably in its socket, it being seemingly impossible tor him to fix it on any point. His hair is dark and curly and the top of bis head is bald. His head ie'large, and his face is concealed among Bhaggy whis kers, and his mouth by a dirty moustache. He is evidently a powerful man, and has one of the most wicked eyes we have ever seen. The prisoner talks mostly in negatives and affirmatives, and hardly opens bis mouth when he speaks, bo that it is not easy to understand him. But in a somewhat prolonged interview with him he stated the following: I came from Vergennes, France; I am 40 years old; speak French; lived six months in Mon treal; lived two years in New York; have been walking through this country cutting wood; have no frieDds in this country; my name is Charles Fretchie; have been in these parts two weekB, looking for work: never been in Lewis ton; work in one place or another; don’t know the place; don’t know who I worked for in Montreal; have travelled 25 or 23 miles in two weeks; snow so deep, hard walking; haven’t any money; man didn’t pay me that 1 worked for; don’t know what I’m arrested for; have brothers and sisters and father and mother in Switzerland; had a letter from them a long time ago when I was at St. Victor, C. E.; don’t know where they were in Switzerland. This account was got out of him by a s> ries of qnes he avoiding conversation as much as pos sible. we then began to hint darkly at the murder and here his uneasiness, excitement and want of self-command were such as to be most mark ed. llis answers and conversation were a mere mass of confessions and denials, but we give substantially the conversation as it passed: “What did you strike that woman with the chair for?” “I didn’t do it.” “Didn’t you see that other woman who saw you strike her?” “No; dikn’t see the other one;” and he trem bled so violently that we asked him if be was cold. "O, no, I’m not cold.” “What made you strike the woman with the chair?” “Me no strike no-ting.” “Didn’t you call at a house where some wo mei^were early one morning?” “Was it before or after the snow?” “Can’t tell.” “Didn’t you build up a fire after you went in tolthe house where the women were?” “No, me no build an> fire.” “After you went in there what did you strike the women with a chair for?” “No, me no do it.” “Before yon went to the house where the women were, didn’t you call at another house and ask a man to let you in, and didn’t you try to Shove up the window?” “Yes, I asked man to let me in—me don’t know no-ting about it.” He was then plied with further questions as to why he struck the woman with the chair, when he got very excited and talked in an in coherent manner. “Wliat did you do on the day of the storm?” “Walked on the road.” “Wh«r«9” “Don’t know the place.” Here he commenced shaking again, hut be declined putting a blanket over him, and said he was not cold. He folded his arms and drew them together, rolling himself up in a wild and painful manner. His livid eyes wandered all over the cell, wildly, and rolled in their sock ets like bails of fire. A more terrible-looking object in human shape we never saw before. That this man was in the vicinity of the mur der at the time of its perpetration is certain, his whole appearance is suspicious, but the condition of his clothing furnishes terrible evi dence against him. It was a mass oi rags, and the stains of blood upon it were unmistakeable. It will be remembered also that a man tried to get into Mr. Libby’s house early on the morn ing of the murder. This man’s tracks in the snow are about the size of the prisoner’s boot, and what is important, they appeared to be tracks of a hoot which had no heels. The pris oner’s boots have no heels. Mailers at the Slate Capital. [Correspondence of t. e Prcaa.i Acocsta, Maine, Jan. 25,1807. The assumption of the war debt of cities ami towns is one of the questions which is now ex citing public attention. The large committee appointed by the Legislature had its first meet ing last evening. There was a variety of opin ions expressed by the members that composed it. The friends of the measure feel confident that some plan may be reached that will secure the passage of a bill equalizing these debts. Some towns are 28 per cent, in debt ou tlmir valuation—others only 2 per cent. The ques is an important one, and meets with no favor from the larger cities and towns. The success of any measure at this session may bo considered doubtful. The following order was introduced and passed the Senate yesterday, on motion of Mr. Robie: Ordered, Tliat there be printed 350 conies of an abstract of the returns of the cities and towns of this State, showing the financial con dition thereof as appear from a communica tion from His Excellency, Samuel Cony, late Governor ot the State, under date of January 18, 1806; also that the Adjutant General be di rected to furuish the same information as lie may have on hand, in conformity to an order of the House of Representatives passed Jan uary 16, 1866, or any other information that may be deemed necessary by the committee on assumption of municipal war debt by the State for a full understanding of the subject matter before said committee and that the usual number be printed. The Temperance meeting last night was very large, and there was a general feeling in favor of immediate and earnest action in favor of al teration of the liquor law, of a stringent char- j aeter. The meeting of Committees continued to-day. The loss of the 83000 salary for our Governor by the House is generally regretted. _ . Quill. I'p Coonirr. To the Editor of tiie Tress: • Sot it down for once that West Oxford in gen eral, and Fryeburg in particular, haven’t been visited with the greatest degree of cold, or the highest pile of snow, oil a given occasion. In the storm of the 17th, 710 person became frozen or bewildered as in jour city. Much wind oc curred, but not eno ugh snow fell (two or three inches) to make ii.npa3sable drifts. The stages to Paris made t'acir trips with delay. No mail came direct fr Jm Portland, however, since the !’ai8 m°rning, (Wednesday), and this ln c'ly Sunday. In the next storm we ?0t, l*at Oxford county will receive any north'n or1 at Cumberland wiH get a less pro portion of snow. tr7oftf Sa“ Fra"^7^«^j7the indns try of tl,e inters of California is growing up on a nr.w and firm basis. Besides the greater •tabin’.y and variety of mdustry caused by the IP.creased attention given to quartz mining as well as the great increase of agricultural pro duction in districts formerly doomed in public opinion io metallic sterility, there is a sicady extension of manufactures. Sacramento, which formerly depended on the trade of the mining districts and the business which always flows to a political capital, now boasts of an increas ing variety of manufactures, which give hor population a resource independent of mining fluctuations, . v Slate Temperance Convention. [FROM OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.] Augusta, Jan. 24, 1867. Your reporter in company with a numerous delegation from the various Temperance organ izations in and about Portland, left that city on Wednesday, P. M. via the P. & K. Railroad, in care of the veteran Conductor Mitchell, to at- ■ tend the State Temperance Convention to be held in Augusta to-day. The effects of the re cent storms were apparent in the numerous deep drifts thro’ which we passed and in the oc casional stoppages wo were oompeiled to make, while the iron horse drove the snow plow through the snow banks, still forming by the action of the wind. We arrived at the Capital somewhat late, but in season for a capital sup per at the Cushnoc House. Thursday morning at 10 o’clock the Conven tion was called to order by B. F. Tollman, Esq., ot Richmond, and Nelson Ilingley, Esq., of Lewiston, was chosen temporary Chairman. Prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Woodhnll.of Bangor. The preliminary organization was completed and the usnal committees were appointed. The forenoon session was occupied in this business, and the permanent organization was perfected by the choice of Governor J. L. Chamberlain as President, with a list of Vice Presidents and Secretaries. AFTEBNOON SESSION. The Convention came to order at 2 o’clock, and shortly after Gov. Chamberlain was intro duced and received with great enthusiasm. On taking the Chair he addressed the Convention in sulistance as follows: GOVERNOR CHAMBERLAIN S SPEECH.. It was niy design prior to my knowledge of the honor jon have conferred upon me, to iden tify myself with this Convention, and take such a part as 1 might be aide in the good work in which you are engaged. Though not actively engaged in any temperadcc organization, I do profess that this cause lies near iny heart, and I claim a right to participate in your delibera tions by virtue of that clause of the call for this meeting which includes all who would Btay the tide of evil resulting from the vice you combat. This cause has my warmes sympathy, and to its progress I would leud all of aid which may be in my power. It lias' been suggested that inasmuch as the measures coming before ibis Cohvention may be presented to the Legislature for enactment as law,I might feel a delicacy in taking part with you; but even if it be understood that I am here, in my capacity as Chief Magistrate of the State, I do,not shrink from the responsibility. I have a duty as well as a right to identity my self with this movement—for it is a movement, not a dead issue, tor what nobler care, what more imperative demand rests upon the mag istrate than that he do all he may to rescue his people from so great au evil as that wrought by intemperance? 1 understand as well as you that but for this our prisons would not need enlarging. The Governor then commented briefly upon the results to the material welfare of the State, remarking that it becomes all good and true citizens of the State to identify themselves with this movement and lend their aid in stop ping so great a drain upon our money re sources. Governor C.’s address was received with fre quent and loud applause, and it will be ex ceedingly gratifying to the friends of Temper ance throughout the State to And him so fully identified with them in thought and feeling. A letter was read from Judge Davis of Port land, expressing his regret at his inability to be present, and giving the following statistscs in relation to the enforcement of the law in your city during the past six months: ‘ The whole number of prosecutions lias been 174 Discharged, 8 Amount of fines paid, $3G00 Two persons have paid 7 fines each. Three “ “ “5 “ Pour “ “ “3 “ “ One “ “ “ 6 Seven “ “ “ 4 “ These seventeen persons have paid seventy five fines and still continne the traffic. Nu merous others have been fined several times and have not ceased their violation of the law. Prom these facts Judge D. claims that the law should be so amended as to punish its viola tions by imprisonment. The committee appointed to present amend ments to the present Liquor Law reported, and after debate and amendment tho report was adopted. It asks for the amendment of Sec. 7, b> making the penalty lor a single sale of liquor, $20 and costs and imprisonment for sixty days for the first offence, and for the sec ond the same" fine and imprisonment for four months; of the 14th section (search and seizure clause), by making the pena'ty $20 and costs and sixty days imprisonment for each oficnce, the party to give bonds to abide the sentence oi the Supreme Corrt, and also bonds not to sell while the case is pending. It also asks for the establishment of a State Constabulary similar to that in operatiou iu Massachusetts. RVEJfISO 6KSSIOK. In tlio evening an informal public hearing before the Legislative Special Committee on the Amendment of the Liquor Law, was had in Granite Hall. The hall was well filled and the matter at issue was ably presented by the gentlemen appointed by the Convention. Re marks were made by Messrs. Hunger and Ste vens of Portland, Revs. J. S. Fletcher of Bath #and D. B. Randall of Augusta, and Messrs. Dingley and Cilley of Lewiston. Without at tempting a report of their remarks, it may be said that their purport was to show. 1st, that in cities and large towns the law is not efficient to stop the sale of intoxicating drinks, 2d, that to make the penalty imprisonment for the first offence, would accomplish this object by the aid of, 3d, a State Constabulary who should not be affected by considerations of local poli tics or private revenge. These points were el oquently presented by the speakers. The Convention adjourned to meet tomorrow morning. The attendance upon the Conven tion has not been large, owing to the bad con dition of the roads and the difficulties of travel but it has been more than made up in energy and enthusiasm for its lack in numbers.— Whether the Legislature shall graut the amendments prayed for or not, it cannot be ! doubted that much good has been accomplish ed in awakening a renewed interest in the cause. FRIDAY MOBNINO. The Convention resumed its sesion at nine o’clock, Aseties of resolutions was adopted, of which the following is a synopsis: Tlie first recites that the Temperance men of Maine arc neither few nor feeble; that during the rebellion this issue was in abeyance, hut that the imperative demand is that no effort should ho spared to renew the war. The second terms slavery and rumselling twin elements of barbarism, gnd expresses a desire that united in life they may not be di viced in death. The third recites the loyalty of the Temper ance men of the State. The fourth pledges fho Convention to vote for none but Temperance men for office. The fifth asks lor amendment of liquor law, and for the establishment of a State Constabu lary. Measures were adopted looking to the organ ization of a State Temperance Alliance. Adjourned Luther. THE STATE. —The Biddeford Union says Mr. James Goodwin left Kennebunk village on Thursday of the great storm, in the first part of the evening, and has not since been heard from. It is supposed he is covered in the snow. A Mr. Wormwood was found the same evening with his team in a snow drift, between Kennebunk village and the de pot, and must have perished had ho not been discovered. —Postmaster Randall has appointed the fol lowing postmasters in this State: R. E. Rider at South Albion, vice T. Cochran, resigned; F. Ingall at Howland, vice S. Davis, resigned; B. S. Starbird at Bowdoin, vice J. Tarr resign ed; J. D. Hill at West Moscow, vice J. Barrett, resigned. —The nomination of Gen. James A. Hall, Collector of Customs at Waldoboro has been confirmed by the Senate. —The Brunswick Telegraph, referring to the petition for Railroad consolidation present ed to the Legislature, says: “We oppose this scheme tooth and nail, except tho Railroads will compromise their charters, and concede to the Legislature the right to regulate their pas senger and freight iares. And even then we are almost inclined to oppose such consolida tion. Consolidation will reduce expenses. But consolidation will build up another Cam den and Amboy Railroad, the curse of the whole travelling community—every passenger being taxed to run that one-horse State of New Jersey will build up another Baltimore and Washington Railroad,—passengers on this being taxed to run the State ot Maryland. If it if. going to cost Maine people six cents per mile to ride in the cars, it is not well to put all power into the hands of the people who own railroad stocks. We do not oppose rail roads; we believe in them—the good they do. Wo don’t want them to be absolutely our mas ters. —The Bangor papers contain accounts of a murderous assault committed in that city on Wednesday evening. Mrs. Hugh McDonald was found in tho street with her skull frac tnred and marks of brutal usage on her porsou. She cannot survive. No clue has been yet been found to indicate who the assassin was. The Whig says it is believed that the villain mistook Mrs. Macdonald for some o'her per son, and thus perpetrated an awful crime by mistake for the victim is a very respectable middle-aged woman, not known to have an enemy, and in no ways likely to have been in any troublesome affair, PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Advertisements To-Day. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes-T. E. Moseley A Co. entertainment column. Old Folks Concert. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Camphor Ice—J. It. Lunt & Co. Wanted—Furnished ltooms. Boarders Wauled. Notice—Joint Standing Com. on the Judiciary. Patent Dampor—D. C. King. Groceries—C'oudman & St vena. First National Bank of Portland. Paints and Oil Cheap—J. W. Perkins & Co. Religions Notices. Second Pa risu.—Tho Trustees ot the First Par ish Church having courteously and kindly renewed their overture of the temporary use of their sauctua O' on the afternoon of Sabbath, tlie Second Parish Church and Society will worship there to-morrow at 3 o’clock P. M. Dr. Carrutliers will preach. State Street Church.—Rev. E. 11. Richard son, of Providence, R.I., will preach at State Street Church to-morrow. St. Luke’s Church.—TLe Rev. Charles W. Hayes, of New York, Will preach at St. Luke’s Church to morrow (Sunday) morning. Sumner Street Church.—Services to-morrow (Sunday) in the Sumner St. Church, all day—morn ing at 10$ o’clock, afternoon at 21 o’clock. Sabbath School Concert in the evening. All arc invited to at tend. First Parish CnuRcn.—Rev. Charles C. Vinal, of Andover, Mass., will preach at the First Par ish Church to-morrow. Vesper service at 7 o’clock P. M. A contribution for tlie Widow’s Wood Society will be taken up in the morning. Mountfort St. M. E. CnuRcn.—Servicos in this church to-morrow (Sunday) all day at the usual hours. Preaching by Rev. J. T. H&zlett. Sabbath School at the close of the afternoon services. All interested ore invited to attend. Advent Hall.—Elders J. >T. Andrews, D. M. Canrighl and L. L. Howard, will preach at Seventh Day Advent Hall, Congress Street, Saturday and Sunday, all day and evenings, at the usual hours.— Seats t‘ree. New Jerusalem Church.—The services of the New Jerusalem Society will be held as usual in Park Street Church to-morrow afternoon at 3 o’clock. Ser mon from the text, “Who can stand before his cold?” Lecture in the evening, at 7 o’clock, on the Future Life, Intermediate World, and the Judgment. Bethel.—Tho Bethel Sabbath School will meet at the Bethel Church, to-morrow at 0 o’clock. A ftill attendance is desired. Spiritual Association.—Rov. A. T. Foss will lecture at Temperance Hall to-morrow (Sunday) at 10$ o’clock A. M. and 2$ o’clock P.M. All are in vited. Temper ance.—Sunday evening temperancemeet ing, at Sons of Temperance Half, Congress Street, will bo addressed by C. J. Morris. Esq., and others. - Services at 7 o’clock. The public are invited to at tend. Williston Chapel.—Sabbath School to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon at Williston Chapel, Dan forth St., at 1$ o’clock. Prayer meeting in the evening at 7 o'clock. Seats free. All are invited to attend. THE COURTS. UNITED STATES COMMISSIONER’S COURx* WH. O. CLIFFORD, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. The case of Michael Smith, for pursuing the busi ness of a retail liquor dealer without taking out a United States Internal Revenue license, was taken up by the Commissioner yesterday. Two witnesses I testified that they had purchased liquor in his shop. Smith brought five witnesses to |tcstify that they were acquainted with his shop and his business, and that they never knew of his selling liquor. At the request of Smith, who said he could bring evidence that tho liquor sold, if any was sold, was without hift knowledge, consent or approval, tho ex amination was postponed to Saturday. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM.—BARROWS, J, PRESIDING. Friday.—In the Coliagan will oase, the cross ex amination of Mr, L. S. Hutchins, who was on the stand all tho day Thursday, was concluded. Ambrose Ghidings, one of the subscribing witness es to tbo will mentioned by Mr. Hutchins, testified that he witnessed said will in Mr. Grover's store on Congress street. The deposition of Moody F. Walker, another sub scribing witness to said will, was read. Mr. Grover, the other witness to the will being un well, the minute of his testimony, as taken at the last term of Court was read by consent oi counsel on both sides. Mrs. Mary J. Bailey was the next witness called by the heirs at law. She testified that at Mrs. Collagan’s request she prepared some paste, and that she saw Mrs. C. pasting some pieces of paper together, which witness was satisfied was the will now in question. Counsel ibr the heirs at law here rested, and coun sel tor apindlaut introduced rebutting tectimony.— The depositions of Moses Kimbail and Enoch Nute were read, and Mrs. Coliagan was then placed on the stand. She contradicted tho testimony given by Hutchins and Mrs. Bailey in many important partic ulars, aud stated thae the instrument executed in Grover’s store was only a codicil, providing lor the erection of a tomb in Evergreen Cemetery, and that Capt Coliagan subsequently destroyed that instru ment. Alter the cross examination of Mrs. C. was con cluded, Court adjourneJ. Tho testimony in ike case will probably all be put in to-day. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Friday.—John Flaherty, Michael Connolly and Thomas Flaherty were charged with assault and bat tery on Michael Hawley. Mr. Robinson appeared for the State, and Messrs. Goddard & Haskell for the de fendants, all of whom were acquitted. Patrick Ward, Thomas Blake and Samuel Robbins, on search and seizure processes, pleaded not guilty, and were discharged. J. O’Donnell, Esq., appeared for Robbins. Israel Hague pleaded guilty to a search and seizure process, and paid the usual line and costs $22.26. The case of Hon. L. D. M. Sweat, for last driving in tho street, was further continued, in consequence of his absence from tho city. Cute.—Passing a couple of darkies on a cor ner a few hours since, I was requested by a very tall specimen from “Souf Kerlina” to read a paper which he handed me. On examining a bit of foolscap, about three by lour inches in size, I found it covered with a scrawl represent ing a Virginia fence. The darkey asked me the writing. Telling him it was no writing at all. he turned to his short, black, hut cute com panion, and rolling up the whites of his eyes, says: “Gim’c dat udder piece paper, you black wizard!” After fumbling his pockets the short boy hauled out another piece about tbo same size, with the name of one of our citizens, (G. Burnham) and the place where he could he found. The tall darkey had made arrangements to meet Mr. B. and work for him, hut the short boy had substituted the scrawl lor the name on the paper, and intended to substitute himself for the tall nigger, had it not been for this time ly exposure. Both niggers enjoyed the joke hugely, and particularly the hill sweep-stakes, who laughed as if he had found a mare’s nost, and in true African style congratulated him self oil his shrewdness in suspecting “dis short clam-digger of swopping the genuine paper, and gittin away his place. B. Arrests.—Yesterday afternoon Officer Ster ling arrested two lads named James Maloney and Henry Cummings, both belonging in Bos ton, who arrived here in the cars on Thursday evening. A dispatch had been received from Boston stating that the lads had absconded with $45 which they had stolen. The story of the hoys is that Sirs. Margaret Young of Boston got Maloney, who is her brother, to go and get her husband’s advanco wages. Staloney did so hut instead of carrying the money to his sister, came to this city in company with Cummings, and the lads were having a good time of it when arrested. Mo: t of the money was re covered, the greater portion of 1t being found in Cummings’ possession. They will be taken back to Boston for examination. Died of Apoplexy.—Michael Maloney, an Irishman who had boon at work lor several days for Mr. Krogman, of the Preble House, died of apoplexy on Tuesday night. He had been engaged in cleaning a vault, and com plained of feeling unwell, and asked for a glass of spirit which was given him. Soon after drinking he was prostrated and lived but a few hours. Coroner Gould was called, hut deemed an inquest unnecessary. Ma'oney had but re cently arrived at this port from Ireland. Cordage Manufacturing.—Parties inter ested in shipping are agitating the subject of a Cordage Factory. This is what Portland has long needed. It has been a matter of surprise among our marine men, that a rope factory has not been established here long ago. Some three or four winters since a charter was ..btain ed irom our Legislature for a Cordage Factory. We hope this matter will now be put through, and that wo may have a rope manufactory that will do credit to our city and State. * Railway Traffic.—The following are the receipts of tho Grand Trunk Railway for the week ending Jan. 19th, 1867: Passengers,.$29,345 00 Express Freight, Mails and Sundries. 5,500 00 Freight and Live Stock,. 74,073 00 Total.$108,918 00' Corresponding week last year,. 102,242 00 Increase,.$6,670 00 JOSEPH HICKSON, Secretary and Treasurer Liquor Seizures.—Mr. Israel Hague, who keeps a grocery store on Salem street, was re ported yesterday as a liquor seller. Mr. Hague desires to have it understood that the seizure at his shop was of ale merely, and that he has never sold any stronger liquorB, Store Breaking.—Tho store of Mr. Isaiah Frye, corner of Portland and Paris streets, was broken into Thursday evening, and a small lot of tobacco and a quantity of coppers were stolen. Peterson’s International Magazine has been received at the bookstores of Messrs. Short & Loring, Bailey & Noyes, A. Robinson, C. R. Chisholm & Brother, and at Fessenden Brothers’ periodical depot. Larceny.—Christina McKay stole a muff belonging to a lady in Yarmouth, at the Grand Trunk depot Thursday evening. She was ar rested and the muff was recovered, 31. L, A. Lecture*. The fourth lecture of the oourse before the Mercantile Library Association was given last evening at Mechanics’ Hall, by George William Curtis, Esq. The subject was “Conservatism." This word, or the thing for which this word

stands, had come, the lecturer said, to be re garded with a singular veneration by a great many old women of all ages and ! oth sexes; he proposed to see what, tried by its anteced ents and its effects, conservatism in our coun try and in our time really was. Ho found it to be everywhere and always, from the time when the first seeds of liberty were planted on these shores, fo the present day, hostility to human rights,—the spirit which had hung like a dead weight ou every movement for the advance ment and amelioration of the human race.— Wherever the genius of liberty had been hin dered and fettered, wherever, in England or America, the great liberty-loving Saxon prin ciple had been found struggling with the re mains of feudalism and tyranny, there its bit terest foe had always been called by the respec table name of conservatism. Every step of progress had been opposed by it. When Eng lish reformers proposed to abolish the slave trade it Btood aghast as if they had offered to repeal the law of gravitation, ami in this coun try it had with the same selfishness and cow ardice opposed every attempt at the enlarge ment of the liberties of men. The lecturer de scribed with caustic irony the position which conservatism assumes in the questions which agitate the country to-day, exhibiting it as still the same malignant spirit of hostility to free dom and equality. He touched eloquently on the inherent right of every man, nut only to liberty, but to everything which is needful to protect that liberty. Conservatism says tliat the suffrage is not a natural right because a man is not born a voter. He answered, neither is a man born a man but a baby. Yet as he is born with tho natural right to become both a man and a voter, and there is no earthly power that can justly hinder his growth to either of these. As conservatism hail no principle beyond hostility to human rights, so it had no argu ment save brute force. With this all its battles were fought. Its stronghold in this country had been the South He did not mean the Soutlngeographically, for the Southern spirit lived in Boston and New York, aud the free dom-loving North did not lack its representa tives in Texas aud Florida, but wherever the Southern idea of caste and of exclusion and of hatred to liberty prevailed there was conserva tism. It was idle to suppose that’the war had cured this. Alexander Stephens and Gov. Orr and Jefferson Davis even, might accept the situation, but they were not converted. It was Lee who surrendered in Virginia, it was not the Southern idea. That was always the same whether blubbering at a Philadelphia convention, or butchering men at Fort Pillow. He deprecated the charge of harshness or un kindness. He blamed no man’s honest opin ions, but he claimed that the country had a right to judge of the tendency of opinions aud principles and to guard against such as were dangerous to its safety. He was willing to give generosity to the rebels, but he asked jus tice for the dead boys in blue, and safety for the living nation. Men affected to he afraid of radicalism. But radicalism was simply the heroic common sense of the nation organized and resolved. The spirit of agitation, the genius of reform are not evils, though conserv atism ignorantly fears them, they are only ele mental forces, which liberty uses to tame and civilize the world. The lecture abounded in those flashes oi fer vid eloquence, aud touches of quiet drollery for which this speaker is so eminent No re port can convey any adequate idea of it, but the audience testified their approval and in terest by the closest attention and by repeated applause. The boat sleigh Enterprise will make two trips this afternoon leaving head of State street at two o’clock precisely if pleasant, and will leave Cumberland, corner of Chestnut, ten minutes past three, thus affording the children and others in the lower part of the city an op portunity to ride without, travelling so far. Twenty-five cents per hour; for children un der 12 years of age, fifteen cents; capacity of sleigh—room for one more. Mb. Robinson will be out with the ‘"Port land Belle,” this afternoon, when all the young folks will have an opportunity to ride. We are indebted to the Hon. John Lynch for a number of important public documents. RELIGIOUS. —Rev. Mr. Carltou, pastor of the Baptist church in Buckfield, has tendered his resigna tion. —Rev. Alfred Owen, late of Lynn, Mas?., has accepted a call to the pulpit of the First Bap tist church of Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Owen is a graduate of Waterville College iu this State and of Newton Seminary, Mass. —The believers in the doctrine that the sec ond advent of Christ will occur this year, are numerous and active in Bangor. They are holding frequent meetings for the dissemina tion of their views. —Tho sect of Shakers has lately sustained a severe loss in the death of Mr. David Parker, the head of the Canterbury, N. H.,community. He was a man of talent, activity and energy, and one who showed in all his dealings a high standard of integrity and uprightness. —The Cumberland County conference of congregational churches met last week with the first Church (Rev. Sir. Putnam’s) of Yar mouth. Dr. George K. Adams read a very in teresting paper on the origiu and influence of “The Christian Family,” a full report of which will be found in the Slirror of this week. —The consecration of Rev. Dr. Neeley as Bishop of Maine, was to tako place in Trinity Chapel, New York, on St. Paul’s day, (yester day) at 10 o’clock, A. M. —The Rev, Alexander Burgess, D. D., re cently of this city, on the day of the Fpiph my, assumed charge of St. John’s Church, Brook lyn. —The installation of Rev. Alexander Mo Kenzio as pastor of the First Church and Shepard Congregational Society,*- in Cam bridge, Mass., took place on Thursday, The sormon was delivered by Professor Edward A. Park, D. D.; an original hymn written by Rev. Dr. Holmes for and sung at the installa tion of Rev. Dr. Albro in 183.1, the installing prayer by Rev. Daniel R. Cady, the charge to tho pastor by Rev. E. N. Kirk, D.D., and the fellowship of the churches by Rev. John E. Todd, followed. —Tho Jews in Bombay have been gTeatly excited by tho publication of a pamphlet by their pontiff, entitled “Tho Voice of the Vigi lant.” The object of the pamphlet is to per suade the Jews that it is useless to wait any longer for the promised Messiah, as it was Je sus Christ himself, who is made known iu the New Testament. —The Pope has, it is said, approved of the creation of the diocese of Rimouski, in Canada East, to the bishopric of which it is understood Principal Langevin of the Quebec Normal School will be elevated. —The Roman Catholic Arohbisbop of Quebec has received a letter from the Pope, dated Deo 22, thanking him for having superintended the publication of a Freuch edition of tho New Testament with notes, which His Holiness thinks will be an antidote to the previous er rors circulated in other editions of the Scrip tures. —A Paris journal says: “The question of re ligious liberty is being warmly agitated at the present time in the city of Berne. M. Lang hans, almoner to the normal school of Mun chenbuchsee, published a course of religion ■which was brought under the notice of the Grand Council of Berne, which assembly de cided by seventy-three votes against sixty-one that the Council of State should he requested to take steps with a view to preventing anj thing contrary to the doctrine of the national church of Berne from being taught. The de cision has produced great agitation in the can ton, meetings have been he.d, and a journal founded to defend the principles of religious liberty. Let us hope that it will penetrate into the old citadel of Protestant orthodoxy.” —Another letter of John Wesley has lately been published, dated March 25,1783, in which ho reiterates his famous declaration concern ing the duty of adherence to the Church of England: “T 8t?U think when the Methodists leave the Church ol England, God will leave th?iu. Everv tbe cli-rey are tonvict. d of the truth and grow well affected to us. It would be contrary to all common sense, as well as to good conscience, to make a separation now. * Baron Ricasoli, in replying to a letter from some of the Bishops, who had pointed to the meeting of the Council %f Romish Bishops at Baltimore lately, without interference from our Government or any objection to getting from the Pope an approval of their acts, as the model which they wished to see followed in Italy, uses the following language: “Liberty can alone bring us to that happy state of things which your lordships consider so enviable in America. Let us render unto Cesar the things that arc Cesar’s, and nnto God the things that are God’s, and peace be tween Church and State will be troubled no non,” I Letter of Thanks from the Olttcirs and Crew of the Hritidi Bark .Julia. To Capt. Richard Kearney, of the bark “Fleet Wing ” of St. Johns, N. * Dear Sir:—We avail ourselves of the op portunity now afforded us through the medi um of this paper, to express our heartfelt grat itude for your unparelled kindness aud great attention towards us, the officers and crew of the British bark Julia, of London, which lclt St. Johns, New Brunswick, on the 15th inst., bound to Liverpool. When we signalized you on the 19th inst,, our vessel was waterlogged and in great distress. You lay by us and res cued us from the wreck, in lat. (!(J 27, Lon. 42 lb. at a great, risk of life. Ever since we have been on board of the bark ‘ Fleet Wing” you have treated us with the greatest possible kind ness. We hope you will accept our best wishes for your future happiness through life, and trust that the Divine Providence may longpro tect you, and that your abilities may be crown ed by a deserving success. We remain Sir, yours most faithfully, Nathaniel Robertson, Master. Peter Ferns, Chief Officer. James Patrick, 2d officer. Robert Weddrington Stephenson. John Ritchie, Carpenter. John Robins, Steward. rnurml of the l.alc IV. P. Tlio funeral of the late Nathaniel Parker Willis took place Thursday afternoon, at St. Paul’s Church, which was nearly tilled by the relatives and friends of the deceased. Among the audience were many persons distinguished in literature. The casket containing the re mains rested in the chancel, and was profusely covered with beautiful llowers. Rev. F. 1>. Huntington, D. D., conducted the exercises, which consisted mainly of the burial service of the Episcopal Church. Besides the usual responses from the choir, the musical exercises of the occasion included a chant from the “Burial Service by Beethoven,” ‘‘Lord, lot me know mine end;” the 143d hymn of the Epis copal collection,‘‘Jesus, Saviour of mv soul,” sung to the tune of Hothara; and an anthem composed by l>r. S. P. Tuckerman, beginning “I heard a voice from Heaven,” tin* voluntary being the Head March in Saul. The following gentlemen officiated as pall-bearers: Richard II. Dana, senior, Henry W. Longfellow, Sam uel G. Howe, Edmund Quincy, Oliver W. Holmes, James 11. Lowell, James T. Fields, Edwin P. Whipple, Merritt Trimble, and Thomas B. Aldrich. During the services the principal bookstores of the city were closed. The body was conveyed to Mount Auburn Cemetery.—Boston Daily Advertiser. —The Pioneer says that any officer or private of the Oth Maine Regiment who can give infor mation concerning the fate of Edward B. San derson, Drum-Major of that regiment, will con fer a favor by communicating the facts to his wile, Mrs. Emma L. Sanderson, Rockabema county, Maine. Buunett’s Standard Cooking Extracts are care fully prepared from fruits and spices of the best qual ity, and challenge competition. Their universal sue cess is based upon their morit. Rcfcrcnoe is made to the principal purveyors, con toe ti oners and hotels in the United Stales. All druggists sell them. JanCdly SPECIAL. NOVICES. T. E. Moseley & Co., Summer Street, Boston, offer an entirely fresh as sortment of Boots, Shoes, boudoir and library Slip tors for Ladies’ and Gentlemen's wear. jan2Cdlt Long Sought For l Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be f-»und for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. Ah a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from tbe pure juice of the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ngredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. •* To the days of the aged itaddctli length, To tlie mighty it addeill strength,” *Tis a balm for the sick, a Joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDFKKKKBV WINE. ncv27 8Nd&wtf WfSTAR’S BALSAM —OF— * WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Colds, IIonr<M ik m, Soic Throat, lulliipnxa, Whooping U'Aiigh, Croup. Liver CompIuiuiH, Hrourhins, Difliriiiiy of Lreathiug, Asthma and every atleciiou of THE THROAT, LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUM PTION. The unequalled success that has attended flic appli cation of ibis med cine iu all cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of standing tc employ it iu their practice, some 01 whom advise m of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ot a few of these:— E. Boy DEN, M. D., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. R. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. H. W. II. Webb, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. V. Abraham Skillman, M. D., Boumlbrcok, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. I)., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietois have letters from all classes of ohi fellow citizens, from th^ halls ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; for the fame and virtues of Wi*tnr'g Bnlnam have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of tlio earth.” without any’ attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits of our o\»u country. Prepared by SETH W. FOVVT.L SON. IS Tre mont St.cet, Boston, and so d by all Di uggists and Dealers generally, OB AC E’S CELEBRATED 8ALV E! Cures ina very short time OLD SORES, BURNS. SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.. &c Grace’s Celebrated Halve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, unit reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus ail.ail ing relief and a ftcmpletc cure. Only 25 cents a 1m>x; sent by mail lor 35 cents. SETH W. FOWJLE & SON, 18 TremontSt, Hostor, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers gener ally. Febl9. '66—sxcodr.T.s&woow Batchelor’s Hair l>yc. This sp]endi'l flair Dye is the best m the world. The only true etui perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No •Lisupindiiimcnt. 'No ridiculous tinis. Natural Black or Jirowu. Remedies the ill effects of bad Dyes. Invigorates the hah, having it soft and beautiful. 3he genuine is’signsd Wil liam A. bat rhetor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists ami Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. 1 Hrwnrr of a «-©uuier(eit. November 10, 18GG. dlysu Mains’ Pure lilderberry and Cur rent Wines. So highly recommomled by Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drug stores of WAV Whip ple jfc Co., H. II. Hay, W. F. Phillips $ Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins «& Co. janl2sxdly PROFESSIONAL CARD. OR. WM. IV. NWEET, One of the celebrated family of Sweet’s, BONE SETTERS, From Rhode Island but lor the last 18 years a resident of New Bediord, Mass., having been associated ibore with his brother *1OU, with the most battering suc cess, has, through the solicitation of his ft lends and patients in the btate ot Maine, opened an otlice in tins City, in House No. 31 Gray Street, (near Brackett St.,) where lie will attend to all bud nes- pertaiuing to his profession : uch as Setting Bones, Dislocation of Bones, Stiff Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hip Disease, Weak and Perished Limbs, Spinal Complaints, fractures,Rheumatic Affections, Sciatica, and Lameness in general. The Dr. hatters himself that, after having a natur al gift, combined with a practice of twenty years in his profession, that he can cure most cases pro nounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testimonials call be given, but it is deemed unnecessary here. OOU’c Heurit—Froui 9 1© 14 A. Jl., ami fr • in 4 lo 5 ft*, ill. Jan. 15, 1867. janlo <l2w sn some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the I trade and the great public generally, whn the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure ot all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result oi which is to produce costiveness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation tor Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and till the tearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train ot nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price §1. Geo. (’. Goodwin & Ca, augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, EQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of th© Lungs, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BROWS’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO TIIE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Ringers and Public Speaker* will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of I he vocal organs. The Troches arc recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent meu throughout the country. Being an article ot true merit, and having proved their ciiicacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them iu new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced bettor than other articles. Obtain only ‘‘Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold kverwiierh DecIMJhWfoni# SPECIAL NOTICES. ^Sf'Mtrmnatie Halt* nnd Hlruiuutic niu •rul Waurn, just received and tor sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO., uo_48Meowd*wly No 80 Commercial St. Why Suffer from Sores ? V 'yht" bv..Ul‘' UKB lit tin AKNICA OINTMENT, t'r.iiii oV'"' J, tlre(b 11 •>** relievvil UiouKaliiln Cor Cough., Cold, and Cou.umpilou, Trv the nlil anil well known I miKTABl.K ceii.nOKAKl 1 *-h I,,:11>]ivi,ye11 and 11.01 by our oldest caulinosio /• Ont tu i ItyjiCiinn tor fori v years oast, (let the 1 1CEEL>, CUTLER & CO., 1 miniate, dec2l.sNd*w6ni boston, Proprietors. COLGATE * CO.’S, VVINTElt SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hand* ft>r general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may be obtained of all druggists and Ikney good dealers. ssdecl*4U)ibblO 1TI.LOUM OUM.IAAI. WORM LOZENGES, \\7E can with confidence point to FELLOW’S i V WollM LOZENGES as the most period rem edy lbr those troublesome pests, INTESTINAL Worms. Alter years of caret til e\|»crimeiit, success lias crowned our eitorts, and we now oiler to the world a con lection without a single liiult, being sale, con venient, ctfcctual and pleasant. No injurious result can occur, let liicm be used in whatever quantity. .Not a panicle of raluiml enters their comjKisitioii, They may be used without further preparation, unu ataiiy •uue. Children will eagerly devour ail you give them, and ask lor more. They never tail in ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strong; hen the weak and emaciated, even when he is not aiHicted witli worms. Various remedies have hum Lime to time, 1k'«n re commended, such as calomel, oil of wormsecii, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes latal cousequenecs. Afou much research, study and ex periment*, embiacing several years, the proprietors of Fellow’s Worm Lozenges, have succeeded in pro ducing ibis remedy, free irom all objections, and posi tively safe, pleasant and eilectual. They do not kill the worms, bin, act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them. In order to assure consumers of the genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis ot Ur. A. A. 11A YES, State Assay er, is annexed: * “1 have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, proj<irod by Messrs. FELLOWS (»., amt timl that they are free fiow mercury, and oilier medilbc or mineral mat ter. 'These Lozenges are skilfully compounded, pleas ant to the*, sale, yet sure and clieetive in their action. Respectfully, A. A. HAVES, M. D. Assayer to the Slate of Mass. Price 'JScrnlN |N*r U«x $ I’irr for *1* GEO. W. SWETT, Proprietor of the New England Botanic Depot, lob Hanover Streei, Boston Maas., Sole Agent lor the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. £3/ Sold by dealers iu Medicines everywhere. octo-ueowbmsN u A Mart* Pile Care* DR. GILBERTS PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of 41L Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. A genii wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ROMA IN E, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. ocdldoinsK Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Colds, Cough*, Catarrh atid Consuaaaptiou, and ali diseases of the Throat and Lungs. JJTFor sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by U. P UKAUUI K1, oct!5dftwsN6m Druggist, Bangor. \ MARRIED. fn this city, Jan. 24, by Rev. S. F. Wetherbec. Soh.m n Stuart, of Portland, and Miss Betsey Godin, of Westbrook. In T'opshain. Jan. S. by Rev. Mr. Smith, Capt. Jos. Hall, oi East Bowdoinbam, and Mrs. Rachel A. Sko lield, of Top-liam. In Biddctord, Jan. 21, by Rev. C. Tenney, Lorenzo Moore, of Owntonna, Steel© Co., Alinnc-Otta, and Miss Eilen L. Wapsw rtb, of Hiram. In Gardiuer, Jan. 13, Geo. W. WdJiamsand Mis. Nellie Bi :ger. Jn Lewiston, Jan. 16, T. Cli.-sold, ot Worcester, i and Lizzie X. Keys, ot Litchfield. Jn Bath, Jan. 22, John W. Blaisde 1 and Emma A. Leemuu. J Wiscaasct, Jan. 20, Joseph Sylvester and Sarah C. Nute. in New Sharon, Jan. 1, A. J. Thompson, of Au burn, and Lizzie M. Fish, of N. S. Also, Wm. Me Lellan, oi Gcncseo, 111., and Miss O. Emiline llowes. of New Sharon. _DIED. In Westbrook, Jan. 25, Eliza T., daughter ot Rob't Evans, aged 30 years. [Funeral on Sunday afternoon, at 1J o’clock, from Free Srreet C.lurch. In Falmouth, Jan. 23. at the residence of her son Mrs. rlizabeth, widow oi the late Capt. Samuel Tit comb, aged GG years. [funeral tins Saturday afternoon, at 2 o’clock/ t Massachusetts papers t lease copy/ in Newouryporr, Mmw., Jan. to, Mrs. Ruth Aker man, ag d :2 \ cars. In Jay, l*c. 24. Mr. Edward Keyes, ago 128 years; 28lh, Mrs. Mercv Davenport, aged 92 years. In Gardiner, Jan. lb, Julia S. Uittai,aged 70 years, 20th, Mr. Silas Andrews, aged 64 years. IMPORTS. Per s< earner Peruvian, tor Liverpool—3610 bags oals. 1591 do barley, li*b3 do peas, 1060 bb s oatmeal. 500 bbls Hour, 92 bbls extract, Jl bbls potash, 2*. keg. butter, 7 bales cotton, I* bales rags, I carriage, 9 pkgt exp. css parcels. DEPARTURE OP OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR PATE. Moro Castle.New York. .Havana.__Jan 2i Peruvian.Portland.. ./Liverpool.I an 2* Bremen.New York. .Bremen.Jan 2i City ot New York..New York. .Liverpool.Jan 21 Corsica.New York.. Havana.Jan 24 San Francisco.New York. .California.Jan M City of Limerick.. .New York. .Liverpool.Jan 3. Asia.Boston. ... Liv r|>ool.Jan 3t Nort h American... Port land.... Liverpool ... .Feb L Eagle.New York.. Ila\ana.Feb : • *ty ot Boston.New York..Liverpool.Feb i C iledoma.New York. .Glasgow.Feb i. u or mania. New York.. Hamburg.. ..Fob 1 » Damascus.Portland—Liverpool.Fob : Airica.Boston.Liverpool.Feb lo Australasian.New York. .Liverpool.Feb 2*' Miniature Alum tine.January 26* Sun rives.7.20 Sun sets..5.00 I Moon rises. AM I High water.4.05 PM I MAEINE .TSTEWf , PORT OF PORTLAND. Kriilay. January 25. ARRIVED. Sch Cornelia, Ilen lcrsnn. Rockland. CLEARED | Sle&msli.'p Poruviaa, (Hr> Ballon tine, Liverpool— I Hugh X Andrew Allan. Brig Wanonah, Charles C Sturdivant, Havana I Lynch, Barker & Co. ; hng Carolm< fc Keih v, H A Irvine, La*Tunas. ' (CubaV—Tlios Asraeio A Co. SAILED — Br borfpio lhailotto Geddie, lor Lon don. FROM OUR eoiUUUPONOEXT. BOOTIIBAV, Jan V2—Ar, urli Highland Queen. Diinion, Irorn Eastnort, with loss of mainsail aw foresail, ami with o;ner d image. Also ar, sells Uidli Thomas, Dodge, from Bucks port for Boston; Adaline, Ryan, Be Hast lor do. TARPAULIN COAT?, Jan 22-Sch Win Artliur (ot Portland) Capt Andrews, from Baltimore for New Bedford, has arrived with loss of jibs and boom having had a heavy SI : gale outhe2uth. Will re main here until the ice breaks up at New Bedford. BEVERLY, Jan 21—S’h Lucy Jane, Capt Nash, trotn Boston oi and lor Rockland, lost chains, an chore, and rudder b:aces, in the recent gale. A Be bast paper states Jiat tear* are ontertaine* mr the soict\ of hr^Oeean Wave, Cant J S Thumbs who sailed Drum barilla River, «.a, on iho 26th oil with lumber tor an Eastern i*ort. She had l»« ei ashore previous to this datennd susla ncd some dam ago; a survey was hel l, but as .-he was not leakin. ba*lly, was ml vise i to p.ocecd.and it is feared sh< thundered in one oi the recent gales. [FROIf 1IKKCI1AKTS EXOnAYfiE.] Ar at Matair/.as 18ih, brig Ella Maria, Berry, from Portland. NOl ICE TO MARINERS. Noiica Is hereby given that a new Spar Buoy, painted Black, has been placed on Wait’s Ledge, cn Richmond’s Island, to maik the entrance to iVrilam harboi'. Me with the mliowingHearings: JIou.-HC on Richmond’s J.-laud —W. by N. A N., J m.le. rape Elizabeth Western Light — N. E. j N., 1* miles. Buoy | mile S. E. ol tho ledge. By order ot the Lighthouse Board. JOHN POPE, L. H. inspector, First District. Portland. Me., Jan. 23* 1W57. DISASTERS. Brig Geo Burnham, McLellan, trom Havana 13th tilt for Portland, put in to Holm s’ Hole 22d inst and rci*or:s having experienced longh weather the eutin passage. Has been North ol Cape llatteraa 3t days, and was oft* rape Cod twice and got blown off. <n the 1st inst, 7u milts South of tiny Head, ] assod the wreck >t a ioio and alt schr, with both masts broket off and hmg alon .side; she was lull of water am. had the appearance ot being a whaler. Sch Iowa, (or Bangor) smith, from Portland 7tl inst f>r New York, arrived at Holmes'Hole 22d, 1l distress, bavin : been blown oil. on th lTth. in a thick snow storm, made Highlands ol Neversink si rising the boLom three times; nob, In a g;ile iron. E to N VVr, lost part of deck load, foresail and boat is leaking COttit strokes per hour, ami probably go ol tho railway tor repairs. Sell Ilansib Id, boioro reported ashore at Holmes’ Hole, ceiuo off 22d, came oil 22d without damagi. after discharging j art oi cargo. Sch Hamburg, oi Machias, was struck by a large fit 11 ot ice at Brooklyn on the i*ad. which parteti bei lasteimings and drove her Into t he elevator Excel ior ilaina,dug her niile and breaking jiljboou:. scliSU Hart, beore reported ashore at Na>ha wena, went to pie. es in the late gale. S«*h Sea Breeze, from Now York for Rio Janeiro which got Jishore at sandy Hook, has been imt an 1 towed to Staten Island. Bot 01 Sch Jenny Ln.d, SimUi, from Newbcrn NC’ fin Baltimore, atrired ai Nor,oik 21st iust, short of pro visions r Seh. Jason, Stuart, at Now York from Jacksonville experienced heavy gales the entire passage, and lost main boom and gear. On the 10th nut* on < ape Pear. Isaac McKenzie, seaman, was lost overboard. DOMESTIC torts. KAN Fit ANCISCO—-\r22d,sbip Commodore, Oro zier, Ntw York. GALVESTON—Cld lltli, sell Expres*. Smith, lor Boston; 15th, tuig John Brightman, Gray, do. Off the bar, brig ,1 li < aruey, and others. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 17tli inst, l>,lrMue Arlington, Isarilett. Mariinitiuo; Brig Jessie Uliana, leinile Lon, New York. Ar tsth, teniae* Annie Kimball, Lincoln, N York’ Wallace, Adams. Boston;, lacker Nas sau, NT. Ar loth, tenure Celeste Clark, Fester. Boston. Below 21st, ships J onteliello, Kelley, fm-Valencia: Pontiac, Lowell, i h ladelpbia. Cld, teniae G w UorUm, Butler, New York; ffid, ship Cantina. Harrington, Liverpool. L 'le following vessels arc inside the bar. unable to cross; Mayilower, Cluts Davenport ami VVcbtmoie l;in 1. tor i. vcrp.M 1; Puritan, aud Anna, lor Havre; son onto, tor Boston MOBILE—Ar 2Uh, seb W A Crocker, Baxter, from Baitton. Cld 241 h, seh Al»bio, Lor mg. Portland. KEV WEST—A’ lo.h. tciis Midn ght. Cillv, from New York tor Indianola; Jachin, oj Belfast, irom Havana ior Pensacola. SAVANNAH—Cld 23d, brig Mary Cobb, Duncan, Baltimore. NORFOLK—Ar 2lst, sch Jenny Lind, Smith, from Newborn ior Baltimore. Cld hftb, brig Sea Foam, Coombs, Demarara: teb Ynrio Waiting. Hutchinson, Guadeloupe. Ar 21st| kU H Prescott, Freeman, Portland, Ar 2 d. brig Bello ol the Hay. Moyer. Wilmington, NC. for New York. BALTIMORE— Below 22d, brig* Romance, Pun can, Irom Nova**; Gen Marshall, Ellis, horn Man tua, Cuba. NEW YORK—Ar 23d, barque liosedale, G fflin, Ciutlad Bolivar; sells duson, Stewart, Jacksonville; Michigan. Torrey, do; 11 Brewster, t.oodale, Savon nah; Addle .Murchie, (new !5t‘. tons) Roberts, Calais. ( ld-’lth, ship Thorntou, Weils, Liverpool; btig Lizabel, Patino, /.hah. Pitt >V11 >ENCE—Ar 23J, sch WT Emerson, Emer son, Baltimore. NEW POT—Ar 23d, sch Ocean Belle, Emery, from Crauey Island i »r New York. Sid, schs Willie .Martin, and Jo* Henry. In Hutch l .land llarb.i 22 I, sch Sarah, Llewellvn, from Kastnort f<*r New York. HOLMES’ lloLE—Ar z2d. barque Lizzie ,H Jack son, Marwick. Glasgow tor Boston; brig Geo Burn ham. Mcl.ellau, Havana i »r Portland; sch Iowa, smith, l*ortlaud fur New York, (in distress); Ui) Kaig, Blatchmrd, New Yo^Rini c&luu. Passed by. brig Lizzie W Merrill, of Richmond, from Cit::rl stm lor Boston. The harbor is partially clear of ice. but Vineyard Sound is nearly tul), mukiug navigation dangerous, except to 't am. BOSTON— Ar 2'ltb, barques Syrian Star, Coming, Troon; t liimbcrazoo, Nevvhud, New Orleans. SUi, barque Trovatorc. t'Vd 25th. ship trunk hit. Bnrslcv, New York; brig* ltolerson, Scott, Charleston ; Plane!, (Brt Lam i, Portland, to load lor Martinique; sell A iiamnn, ®«*1c port and W interi»oit. c % < s remains b low. n.wUr-Jt' *T*r 2ll‘1’ br‘K J 11 L’oum e. Billings. Irom Y"V : .n. KOREIum ports. At SlianKhM Nov-I, »Wp Aut«iui«. I toll, lor New YurK, Id;;, Oar unil. unc. ’ At Hour Kong Dec l.shipa V.ll. n Southard, Howe ; KIcliuiiJ III, Ureenongh, an.l Sea Serpent, Wuwir unc; barque Powhatt.m. Patten, tor N**w York. At Manila Nov22, ships America, Morse, for New York, Idg; AsaEUlrhlgo. Kelley, unc. Sid Nov 15, ship Vicksburg, Scott, lor the Channel, lor order*. ,. _ . At Singapore xtb ult, Mips Pocahontas. Grave*, t„r Hong Kong 7 days; Golden Hind, Dai is, lor .MausD tins, to load at AT yr ton, 30 lay days; Marti* lCkle ont, JelknOB, condemned. Ar at Calcutta Dec 13, ship Zephyr, Porter, irom Liverpool. . , „ . _ Sid in Goree 5th ult. sclua Hydrangea, Trevellyn, (from Boston) lor St Louis, 15th Chid, Wentworth, drum do) lor Isles de Los. Ar at Cieufuogos Jan 13th, brigs Iuti-dina, Grillln, Pensacola; 14th, Anna D Jordan. Perkius.Trhndul; sell White Sea, illatchtord, Martinique. Sid 13th, barque Sam Sheppard, Evans, lor Phila delphia. Ar at Havana lt»th, barque Fannie, Carver, New York; IPth, brig Meteor, Anderson, New \ork; sch l> C Foster, Wicks, Key West. Sid 17th, barques Deucy* Gray, Matan/as; El za A Cochrane, Pierce, uo, to load »or Portion , at $3| pr hhd in-•lasses’ brigs Don Quixote, Hassell, C'abai ruu: Agenora, White. Sagua. « Id, barque Arizona. Conant, Caibarion; brig Lena Thuriow, Corbett, do. Sid ini Matansas IVila, imrquo Ahno. Brown, lor Key West; nrig E A Beruar L Crowell. Philadelphia -ch Sabiuo, Morrison, Cardenas; I5lh, brig Timothy Field, Wiswefl, boston. [ Additional per steamer Culm.) Sid lin Liverpool 11th, Luzon. Brown. Barhadocs; Live Oak, Mitchell, Leghorn. Adv 12th. Duma cus.iss) WntU, lor Portland 17lh; W FStorei, tiryant, for New York ICIh; i'.li<.rt,Huw Wt lor Charleston; Nonr.ntum, Upton, lor New Or leans: Wapella. Orr, for do ITtli. At Clietbo Nov nth, Forest belle, Bryant, Irom Foo-chow. Ar at St Xazaire 9th inst, Ceres, llumphicy, irom New Orleans. Ar at Antwerp lftth inst, Lavinia, Dounglass, fr. ci Philadelphia. SPOKEN. Dec 21, no 1st. Ac, brig Morning Star, from Boston for Honolulu. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Notice. THE Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the Peliiion o! S. E. SPRING, and others for a general insolvent law, will hear all parties interested in the subject matter of .iaid petition at the room of the. Judiciary Committee, in the State House, on Tuesday, Feb. 5tb, at 2 o’clock P. M. C. E. WELD, Chairman on the i*»rt of the Senate, G. F. SHEPLEY. Chairman on the part of the House. Argus, Star, Bangor Whig, and Times copy. Jail. 2ti dClis PAINTS AND OIL CHEAP Just received in bond, and lor sale duty free, for use on the burnt district, fttrictly Pure English Lend mnd Oil ! Rcbuildcrs will effect a great saving by purchasing in this way. Every description of PAINT STOCK at the lowest rates by 1. W. ■•■IKK I VS A CIO., jau23d3t W> Commercial street. CLOUDMAN d STEVENS, WHOLESALE DCALEBS IN W. I. Goods and Groceries, No. 3 Loitg Wharf, Foot of Exchange St.. ‘a26d3w* - PORTLAND, ME. First National Bank of Portland. fTOLDER3 of the First Series of Seven-Thirty Ii notes can have the santo exchanged lot gold bearing six per cent bonds at this Bank at the usual commissi, .a. The First Series mature in August next, and the conversion of the Second and Third Series can also be effected on favorable terms. W. K. GOULD, Cashier, jan201m PATENT PAMPER. THE subscriber has pure-based the County Right 01'S. K. NVK’S improved UAMi’KU. and is ready to supply the citizens of Portland and i.uiu oerland County with them at short notice, fejir*Kates reasonable and warranted. D. c. At In vent n e Exchange 2v9 Congress St. Jan 2t>—Ulw* NOTICE is hereby given, that the subscriber has been duly appointed Executrix of tlte Will of NAHUM PICKETT, late ol Westbrook, in the County of Cumberland, deceased, and has taken upon herself that trust by giving bonds as the law directs. All persons having demands upon the estate of said deceased, arc required t > exhibit the tame; and all pert*jus indebted to said estate, are called upon to make payment to ELIZABETH FICKETT, Executrix. Portland, Jau. 1,1907. jan26w3w* 5 Wanted. TWO furnished rooms—sitting-room anil chamber adjoining each other pieferred—with hoard, in the western part of the city tor three young ladies. Address immediately, “M. J. C.," Box 2112. jamtfdlw* Camphor Icc. OF the same unrivalled quality manuJkctured by us for the last ten years, wo are now prepared to furnish consumers and the trade, in any quantity. J. R. LUNT & CO., JalDdat _348 Congress St. Roardcrs Wanted. PLEASANT Rooms with board for gentlemen and their wives. Also for single gentlemen. Applv lo Cro. .Mrl.rlluu, No 4 Locust St. ja2t*Jlw* Assijrnee’s Sale. EXJB SALE. r Store and lot No 3 In Iron Block, Portland Pier. LougShed on Portlaud Pier. One-eighth part of bark “Sarah Hobart.** One-sixteenth part of l»ark “Lizzie H. .Jackson ** One thirty-second part of bark “Chalmette** One thirty-second parr of steam tug “Undo Sam’* One pair dark l»ay Horses. < :ursail, Doublj sleigh, Wagon, Harnesses, Kol>es, &e. For terms, apply to HOSEA I. ROBINSON, or _ , JOHN RAND, Assignee. Portland, Jan 24, 18*>7. jaLVxL’w To Rout. THE 1VEW NTOKK, erected on the sito for merly occupied by Woodman. True & Co., .Vi Ac 3«i Middle Streer, (excepting the second st ry.l l bis is a rare chance lor a Dry <i >ods, Jobbing and clothing Business. Will be loady for occupancy the J,r8\0i..*'Larc.h- i*'or teri“8* apply to Messrs dlcveus, uaskell & cha e, or to the subscriber, „ .. . . ALFRED WOODMAN. Portland, Jan. 21,18T.7._ j-iutt dedAwtf Portland Coiiimamlt-ry It. T. VV”-1' hol‘1 » state.I Conclave at Mechanics’ Hall, * * Portland, on Monday Evening next, (Jan. 28,) at seven o’clock. Me.utiers aie requested to be punctual in their attendance. Balloting to be had. By order of the E. Commander. _ , , IRA BERRY. Recorder. Portland, Jan 25,18C7. d3t Special Steamboat Notice t IN const qnonrcoi the ”ervbad weather the Steam 1. or NEW BKUNSW 1CK. wdl not leave ugaiu for Ka tp.»rf, ind st. John until February the 4th. _Jang&lM_C. C. EATON. BO Wl>OIA OOLLEl^ ItIII. MEDICAL DEPARTMENT. The 47th An iiuhI Course ot Lectures In the Medical school ot Maine, will commence Feb. ntd, and ctminue 111 weeks. FACULTY OF INSTRUCTION. Samuel Harris. D. D., Ptsidem ot ?hc College. J. S. Tenney, L. L. D., Lecturer on Modicai J urisprudence. I. T. Dana, M. D., Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine. W. c. Robinson, M. D., Proiesscr ol Materia MoJica and Therapeutics. U. L. Fono, M. D., Professor of Anaiomv and Phvsiulogv C. F. Brackett, M. D., Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy. £ • ^ • tiitEKNE, M. D., Pro lessor of Surgery. T. H. Jewett, M. 1)., Professor ot obstetrics and Diseases of Women und Children ^H. H. Suavey, M. I)„ D monstrator in Anato rP^CMrciUars containing lull information will bc lor warded on application to the Secretary , C. F. BRACKETT, M. D., Secy. -Brunswick, Jan 1,1-S67, jalbT.T.xbtliLVlai 1 O Y S T JE R JS ! WILLIamThT DAKTO V AT his stores, No . 231 & 233 Congress Street, near New City Bui'ding. is constantly receiving freak trrivals of New York und Virginia Oisters, widen he is prepared lo sell by the gallon. q.iait or bushel, or served up in any style. January 5, tWJ7. iltf Tilton & McFarland, Desire to call the attention to the tact that more than 40 Of their Safes gavo AMPLE PROTTCTIoN I In ih. late tire. Parties desiring a 1 FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will please call on EMERY «r WATERHOUSE, Middle Street, Portland, Or as HO Mudbnry Street, Boston. cyseconu-hand Safes taken in exchange for sale. Jan 15—SN lstw in each mo&odv remainder of time. Seven Tliirtie*. OEVEN THIRTY Treasury Notes, first scries, due k_7 August, 18C7, can be converted Into 5-20 U. S Bonds, bearing gold interest, by apply Inc to NATIONAL TRADERS BANK, Jan in, 1807.—*13w_No 21 > Free Street. MB. JOHN F. BAND, TAKES tills Opportunity to express his gratitude to the ladies of Portland and vicinity f..r their liberal patronage, and would cheerfully recon,m« nd to them his successor, Mr. J. Y. HufeshON who will continue the same business.] All indebted to JOHN a . RAND, aro requested to m ike immediate payment, and anv one havtn - saw ol bibs please present for settlement. ° * Portland, Jan 25, ja2 Mgp