Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 30, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 30, 1867 Page 3
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latest news BY TELEGRAPH TO THE PORTLAND DAILY PBBSS. -*-' Wednesday Morning, January 30, 1867. --- --- LEGISLATURE OF MAINE. State House, Augusta, Jan. 29. SENATE. Papers from the House were disposed ol in concurrence. Read and assigned.—Resolution in favor of the tow'ii of Webster. Bill, au act to incor porate the Hinckley Knitting Machine Com pany. Mr. Parks presented the petition of John R. Stuart and others of Richmond, to have the doings of said town legalized in voting to is sue bonds payable in ten years to persons who furnished substitutes and advanced money to till said town quota. Mr. Wingate presented the petition of John B. Coffin, of Harrington, for an act of incor poration to supply the village of Harrington with water. ^ Mr.Crosby presented the petition of Albert h • Bradbury and others for an act of incorpor ation of Dexter Savings Bank. Mr. Fairbanks presented the petition of J W. Porter for an act of incorporation as the Farmington & Strong Telegraph Company.— Same Senator presented the petition oi the trustees ot Farmington Academy for authori ty to convey the lot and building now occu pied by the State Normal School, to the State. The following acts passed to be engrossed: an act to increase the capital stock of the Lewis ton Steam Mill Company in Lewiston; to make valid the doings of the town officers of the town of Baldwin; to establish the salary of the J udge of Probate of the county of Androscog gin; an act in addition to au act to incorporate the Oriental Powder Company; an act to in corporate the city of Saco. An act in relation to interest determining the same, “not however exceeding eight per cent,” was discussed by Messrs. Houghton, Perkins and Crosby, in favor and Mr. Brown in oppo sition. The question was finally laid on the table for to-morrow. An act to remove disability to marry between persons ot different races was opposed by Mr. Boynton, of Damariscotta, and passage to is- engrossed, was refused by two yeas, sixteen nays. on motion of Mr. Caldwell the act to in crease the salary of the Governor was taken up and Friday of next week was assigned for further consideration. HOUSE. Petitions presented and referred—Ol L. Tuck and others, inhabitants of No. 2 R 3. in Aroos took county, to be incorporated into a town by the name of Glcnwood; of Trustees of Cans Academy, for aid; of Francis Williams and 381 others of Calais for a bridge; of Penobscot Indians for a law making the office of Gov ernor aud Lieut. Governor of said tribe an office for life. An order was presented by Mr. Files of Gor ham, that the Committee on Insane Hospital inquire whether the condition and welfare of that institution does not require that all cases of confirmed idiocy should be removed from that institution and whether there is not an imperative necessity that the State should thi ther provide for au unfortunate class of idiots, who are without a proper home. The following acts passed the House: To incorporate the Casco Paper Company; to in corporate the Button Wood Peat Company; to incorporate the Valley Cemetery Company ot Green; to incorporate the Ternisoonata Pine Laud Company. An order was passed, in concurieuce, en quiring inta the expediency of purchasing a portrait of Abraham Lincoln, late President ol the United States, to b« placed in a conspicu ous place in the State House. FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. London, Jan. 28. It is reported that the Greek hero Kanaris intends to go to America to thank the people of the United Stales for their sympathy, aud ask the Government to send a fleet of monitors to the assistance of the Cretans. Earl Derby is ill. Mr. Gladstone has returned to England. On his way home lie passed through Palis and had au interview with the Enqieror Napoleon. The Great Eastern sails for America on the 20th of March. Trieste, Jan. 28. It is reported from Miramar t hat the Empress Carlotta has completely recovered her health. Munich, Jan. 28. King Maximilian is to be married to the sis ter of Francis Joseph, Emperor of Austria. Liverpool, Jan. 28. The following correspondence between James Gordon Bennett, Jr., and His Royal Highness the Duke ol Edinburgh, is permitted to be pub lished, as the sentiments expressed in the Duke’s letter are ot au interesting character, and tend to show the feeling of England to wards the United States: “Off Cowes, Dec. 31,18f>li.—Your Royal High ness:—At Lord Lenox’s dinner, on Friday last, you were pleased to match your yacht, the Viking, to sail the Henrietta around the Isle of Wight, next August, for a cup worth one hun dred pounds. I would not say so then, because I was bound to make the match proposed; but, in fact, this arrangement will somewhat inter fere with the disposition which I had determin ed to make of mv yacht, in case she should win the oceau race. I beg that you will accept as a New Year’s gift—to an English yachtsman from an American .yachtsman—the Henrietta as she now lies in perfect order off Cowes, aud I have instructed Captain Samuels to bold her subject to your orders. The unlxiunded hospitality with which the American yachtsmen have been received by all classes in England will always he remembered in the United States with the warmest gratitude, and I sincerely hope you will not deprive me of the opportunity of ac knowledging tills most cordial reception by pre senting the winning yacht to the representa tive of English yachtsmen. I have the honor to remain, Very resnectlully, yours, J. G. Bennett, Jr.” “Clarence House, ‘22nd Jan. 1807.—Dear Mr. Bennett:—I find it difficult to express how gratefully I appreciate the kindly feeling which dictated your letter of the 31st ult., as well as the splendid present which you offer to my ac ceptance, but most of all the delicacy with which you seek to diminish the personal obli gation under which you would lay me, by giv ing to .your generous offer au international character. It is, indeed, this last consideration only which has led me to hesitate in replying to your letter,—for personally it would have been impossible for me to accept so costly a present,—-but I feel bound fully to consider the xuestion in the light ill which yon were good enough to place it, and if on full consideration I feel compelled to deoliue your generous offer, I trust that neither you or your gallant compe titors, nor your countrymen at large, will be lieve that the yachtsmen of England less ap preciate or less reciprocate the tee ling of good fellowship which prompted the offer. The Hen rietta is a vessel which any man may be proud to possess, and I trust she may long continue in the haudH in which she has accomplished so triumphant Success. We must do our best to find a rival to her, and in common with all Englishmen I sincerely hope that such friend ly rivalry may be the only description of con test in which our respective countries may ever be engaged. It has given us great pleasure to offer a cordial reception to you and your com panions in England, and I feel assured that if my professional duties in command of one of Her Majesty’s ships should ever take me to your shores, I should there meet on the part of my brother seamen with a reception not less hearty than that which we have been happy to afford you here. Believe me, yours sincerely, Alfred.” SOUTHWEST. Threatened Innndnlion at ■■clrun, Ark. An Ex-Be.bcl Endorsed — Arknusn* Polities. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 28. The town of Helena, Ark., is threatened with inundation by the flood in the Missis sippi. A large portion of the river front of the city has been carried away, , Memphis, Tenn., Jan. 28. I he Chamber of Commerce to-day passed a resolution recommending Ex-Gov. Harris, now a refugee in Liverpool, to the confidence of the commercial world. A special dispacch to the Avalanche, from Little Itoek to-day, says a call, signed bv tlic citizens of the State of Arkansas who have served in the Federal army, has been made for a Convention at Van Ruren on the 25th inst. to protest against the ovcithrow of the present State Government. Ex-Gov. Peters died at Van Buren on the 25th inst. Attempt to Capture Two Steamer* by a l.ibernl Officer. San Francisco, Jan. 2!). An attempt to capture the steamers Panama and Continental off' Cape St. Lucus, by Col. 1). Artois, a Liberal officer, was frustrated by the commander of the United States steamer Suwanee, who boarded the steamer. The can taiu put D. Artois and party ashore and sent the vessel back to Mazatlan. It is not belie ved that D. Artois had any authority from the Mexican Government to warrant the enterprise. T be I.oui*annu I.cgiMlntiire—Slaughter of Coiled Ntnte* Troop* in Texas. T New Orleans, Jan. 28. Ine Legislature met this morning. The message ot the Governor was read and ordered to be printed. A committee ot seven was appointed by the House to revise the State Constitution. II ls reported that the Unite 1 States troops stationed near JaoksoD, Texas, have been at tacked by Indians, and forty killed. Election ul Wheeling. Wheeling, Va., Jan. 29. At the municipal election yesterday, the Democratic ticket, with the exception of Treas urer, was elected by a decreased majority. YXYTX OOMafiESS--BEOOHD SESSION. ■Washington, Jan. 29. SENATE. The Chair laid before the Senate the Presi dent’s veto of the Colorado bill, which went over until to-inorrow. The tariff hill was taken up. The tariff on nickel was changed from 14 to IX) cents jier pound. Mr. Frelinphiysen moved to amend to change the duty on wrought iron nuts wash ers, bolts, wholly or partly finished, from •> 1 •> to;) cents pern, Agreed to. Also, changing the duty on steel carnage springs from fi to 8 cents per lb. Agreed to Also, to amend so as to include iailway car, locomotive and truck springs. In debate on the last amendment, Mr. Wil minis said it the rates on such articles were in creased much more, he shouul vote against the whole Dill, though one of the Committee re porting it. The amendment was disagreed to, yeas 13, nays 19. \1 »• rlnnl^ __1 * -_—.1 I... (n/iwnttoin/r tha mum; dim nini'ci ~’ ~ — *v..«j uwr lars per ton Gunny cloth, hags, &c., valued at ten cents per yard, from throe to ten cents per pound; over ten cents per yard from four tu live cents jier pouud, and thirty per cent tul valorem. Mr. Davis thought the whole bill a game of grab, each Senator grabbing for all lie I could. While Mr. navis was speaking the Presi dent’s Secretary arrived witli the veto message of a bill to admit Nebraska. The President uses nearly the same language as in the mes sage of yesterday vetoing the bill to admit Colorado, only varied by circumstances existing in the Territory as regards its laws. The question at the conclusion of Mr. Davis’ •speech was taken upon his motion to recommit the tariff bill and have it compared with the present internal revenue tariff. After debate a vote on recommitting was taken, and dis agreed to, ayes 15, nays 25; 12 members being absent. Mr. Dixon offered an amendment to put a duty of 40 per centum ad valorem on lenses for stereoscopes, and $1 per gross wheu polished on both sides. Agreed to. It was agreed to put a duty of 2(1 cents per bushel on barley instead of 10 cents. Mr. Sumner wished the duty on canncl coal reduced to 50 cents. Mr. Wilson said he would not he sorry to see it voted down. It was not a Massachusetts bill. _ The State did not demand it. There was nothing in it to compensate for the high duty on iron, wool, coal and steel. Pending a further discussion, at 5.50 P. M. the Senate adjourned. UOUSE. The Committee on Election were discharged from further consideration of the Maryland election case, and the matter was referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Schenck, from the Military Committee, reported, with amcudiueut, the bill to equalize bounties, &c. Ordered to lie printed. Mr. Jtjieks, from tlie Joint Committee on Reconstruction, reported both House bills to regulate the civil service and promote the effi ciency thereof. Mr. Jencks then proceeded to address the House in au hour’s speech iu favor of the bill. After Mr. Jenck’s speech further comidera tiou of thv bill was postponed, aud the House proceeded to business connected with Indians, inquiring into alleged massacres, proposing the purchase of reservations, &c. Tlie Speaker presented Executive docu ments, among which was a report of the Sec retary ol St itc ill reference to a certain suit instituted iH the English Courts in b-half of the United States, against Frazier, Trenholin & Co., alleged agents of tlie so-called Confeder ate States. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. Also, a report from tlie Sec retary of State, in answer to the House reso lution of Jaruary 25th, asking for intoriuation in relation to the removal of the Protestant church of the American Embassy at Rome. It is stated that the Government bad received no information on the subject. Referred to the Committee on ForeigD Affairs. Also, from the President of the United States, copies of telegraphic dispatches respecting the New Or leans riots. Referred to the select committee on riots. t The committee of conference upon the bill relative to pensions, reported that the Commit tee bad agreed. Concurred in. The House went into Committee of the Whole on the general appropriation bill for the paymeDt ot invalid and other pensioners for the year ending June 30th, 1808. and finally recommending that it pass. It necessitates a total expenditure of $33,208,000. The committee took up the consular and di plomatic appropriation bill. Mr. Niblaok moved an amendment to insert “ appropriation for salary of Minister to Por tugal.” Mr. Stevens explained that Congress at their last sessiou had stricken out this salary, because Mr. Harney, the then incumbent, had written a most abusive and insulting let ter, eulogizing the President. He charged this same man, who had communicated to the enemy information of the bombardment of Fort Sumter, iu consequence of which the Uniou Senators called on the President and asked that his appointment might he revoked. He hoped he would be allowed to pay his own expenses. Mr. Raymond said the letter referred to did not deserve the characterization given it by the gentleman from Pennsylvania. Air. Hale inquired if Mr. Stevens charged President Lincoln ol complicity iu the treason able conduct imported to Air. Harney. Mr. Stevens replied in the negative, hut in sisted that Mr. Harney had behaved like a blackguard. After a debate by Messrs. Maynard, Schenck, Eldridge, Banks who was not in favor of abol ishing the office ns it would lie disrespectful to Portugal, and Raymond, during which a lively sparring occurred between Messrs. Stevens and Raymond, the committee adopted a resolution, that it iiiiclit go before the House for action. Mr. Williams moved to amend by striking out tlie appropriation for the United States lega tion at Rome. Mr. Stevens moved to amend by adding at the end of the paragraph the following: Whereas, it is beneath the dignity and con trary to the practice of tlie nation to be repre sented at any Court whose Government pro hibits free worship by American citizens with in its jurisdiction of the Christian religion; aud Whereas, the Roman Government lately or dered the American Churches to be removed outside of tlie city, and does prohibit free exer cise by them of tlie Christian religion, there fore, Be it enacted, that no monies hereby appro priated shall he paid for the support of the United Stab's legation at Rome, or future ex penses of any such legat ion. Air. Chandler asked, would not the same rule apply to Constantsaople-uml Aladrid. Mr. Stevens explained that the Christian re ligion was permitted at the first named place, and was not aware that Spain prohibited it. Mr. Banks deemed that precipitate action should not be taken. Air. Hale moved to amend Mr, Stevens* amendment by striking ont the preamble. Mr. Finch denounced the movement. Mr. Hale’s amendment was adopted—ho to Pending the question to amend the amend ment, the committee rose and presented the invalid pension bill to the House, and it was passed. Without taking up Mr. Stevens’ amendment the House, at 4 o’clock P. M. adjourned, WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENCE. Transfer of the Indian Bureau to the War Department. The Treasury Printing Bu reau Affair. THE NEW ORLEANS RIOT. OPPOSITION TO TIIE TARIFF BILL. New Youk, Jan. 29. The Times’ Washington dispatch says the House Military Committee have agreed to transfer the Indian Bureau from the Interior Department to the War Department. The Judiciary Committee adhere to the pur pose of closing up all business before com mencing the impeachment case. The Tribune’s dispatch says Mr. Clark, of the currency printing house, explains the grave fact that 7-30 bonds with duplicate num bers have been printed and issued, by saying that the numbering machine got out of order and repeated. The Post’s Washington special dispatch says the evidence eliciteo by tlie New Orleans riot committee proves premeditated violence on the part of Mayor Monroe. The Ways and Means Committee this morn ing added sewing machines, wringing machines and washing machines to the free list in the tariff hill. The Commercial’s dispatch says the Congres sional investigating board do not think any de falcation exists in the Treasury printing bu reau. The fate of the tariff bill is somewhat doubt ful, owing to the growing opposition of west ern members. The whiskey tax will not he re duced, but heavier penalties will bo inflicted for violations of the law. Bouton lleius. Boston, Jan. 29. At a meeting of City Aldermen last night, an off er of a portrait of Hon. Edward Everett by the subscribers to the fund for the Everett Statue was accepted, and the portrmt ordered to In' placed in Fancuil Hall. Mrs. I). J. Whiting committed suicide yes terday afternoon, by hanging herself in the cellar of her residence, No. 145 Chelsea street, East Boston. iv,Aiia sPecial nieeting of the Government of the Board of Trade, yesterday afternoon, the currency measures now before Congress were discussed. The sinking fund bill introduced 1 ,rZ i "fBenin, was generally con '' ,aH ru[uous to the banking system, and extremely detnnmntal to the business inter ests of the country. A young man named Thomas Breslin em ployed by the Lowell Railroad Company was fatally imured yesterday while ahaelihng’cars at the depot. A man named Milton Tenney was garrotted and roblied by three men, of nearly six hun dred dollars, last night, in this city. Noulhrrn Relief Commission. New York, Jan. 28. A meeting of the executive committee of the Southern Relief Commission was held yester day afternoon at the Merchants’ Bank, W. M. V crmilyo acting as temporary chairman. The committee was organized liy electing Mr. Arch llmki Russell as permanent chairman, and pro eeeuea to transact the necessary business of the Commission. Arrest of one of ike Lord Roud Robbers. ~ 1 v Albany, Jan. 20. Detective Lkler arrested John Rund to-dav at the Delavan House, charged with being one of the persons engaged in the Lord bond rob lw*ry committed in New York, several mouths wnee. WASHINGTON. Bill for Reorganizing the Southern States. COLORED PERSON* EN ROUTE FOR ARKANSAS. Washington, Jan. 29. The Committee on Reconstruction will enter immediately upon the preparation of a proper bill for reorganizing the Southern States, in view of the rejection of the Constitutional Amendment, to report for action at the pres ent session. In the Supremo Court to-day Mr. Bradley moved the admission to the bar of Allen li. Alagruder, of Virginia, a member of the bar of the old Circuit Court, and at present an attor ney and counsellor of the Supreme Court of the United States. It has been generally un derstood that Magruder would be unable to take the test oath, and this motion was made with a view of ascertaining how this court re garded the recent decision of the Supreme Court ot the United States effecting its duties with regard to the rule laid down on the sub ject. Judge Costler informed Bradley that to grant his motion and pass an order for his ad mission, would be to set aside the first rule, of the court. It was subsequently agreed that au argument should be heard before the full bench. About one hundred negroes from North Car olina passed through here en route for Arkan sas to work plantations. MEXICO. Reported Execution of the U. S. Consul at Mazatlan. Bombardment of the Town. The Liberals Tearing up the Im perlal Railroad. New Yoke, Jan. 29. The Herald’s Vera Cruz advice* of the 24th via New Orleans, say a French newspaper in the City of Mexico reports that the authori ties at Mazatlan had executed Mr. Casman, the United States Consul at that place, upon which the United States gunboat lying near at hand, had bombarded the town lor eight hours. New Orleans, Jan. 29th. Vera Cruz dates to the 23d inst.,are received. The French frigate Rocan left Vera Cruz on the 21st, with 1200 Austrian infantry. ! The evacuation of the City of Mexico would lie completed by the 28th iust. Marshal lla zaine loia issued a proclamation to the superin tendent of the railroad to arrange to transport 2000 troops per day. He had also issued an or der stating that he had arranged transporta tion for all parties to France free oi cost. The United States gun boat Tahoma was at Vera Cruz. The French Consul in Mexico has published a notice advising all residents in the country who desire to leave with the expeditionary forces, that they can have free passage home. A party of 800 has accordingly left. The .Liberals were tearing up the Imperial Mexican Railroad. THE INDIANS. Forts Kearney, Reno and Smith in a state of Siege. 1500 Lodges Located near Fort Smith. Murder of Eiyhty Men and Officers. Washington, Jan. 29. A letter received in this city from an officer at Fort Phil Kearney, says the three lorts, Kearney, Reno and Smith, were in a state of siege. All the Sioux Indians, includ ing those who committed the atrocities iu Min nesota, are in the neighborhood. Three com panies of infantry constitute the garrison of Fort Reno with one piece of artillery. Fort Kearney has four pieces and five compa nies; Fort Smith has two pieces and two companies of infantry, with twenty-eight mounted men, 400 men in all. The mass of the Indians are on the river, fifty miles from this fort. Communication with Fort Smith is cutoff. Fifteeu hundred lodges of Indians are located at that point, including Black feet. Cheyennes] and Arrapahoes, the whole num ber amounting to four or five thousand. They are all well mounted and armed, and have lately attacked trains, aud on one occasion were badly whipped. On the 21st of December they were shelled. Subsequently, eighty men and officers were ordered out to protect trains, aud were all cruelly murdered. Fifty bodies were recovered. Fort Laramie, Jan. 20. Lieut. Ames, with thirty soldiers from Fort Sedgwick, overtook the Indians on tie; 22d iust., and recaptured Code aud Donaldson's cattle ou Pale Creek. The Indians were going Southward aud were all Cheyennes. Topeka, Kansas Jan. 28. Col. Wynkoop, agent for the Cheyenne Indi ans, is just in from Fort Learned. He reports the Indians quiet on Smoky Hill and Arkan sas rivers, aud apprehends no difficulty from these quarters. Miscell ancons Dispatches. Philadelphia, Jan. 29. Admiral Tegethoff, the hero oi the great naval battle of Lissa, visited the United States navy yard to-day, and was received with full honors. Afterwards he visited the fleet of monitors at League Islaud. Philadelphia, Jan. 29. Several #1000 forged cheeks were offered at different banks in this city, and being well ex ecuted, were paid. One was ou J. D. Boyd, for #1950. The movement occurred simultaneous to victimize every bank in the city. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 29. Petitions are coining in from all parts of the State, asking that the word “white” be strick en from the Constitution. Aji iut resolution ol the Legislature to that effect will immedi ately be passed. Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 29. m>tli Houses of the Legislature are earnest ly discussing the Constitutional Amendment. A test vote has been taken which seems to in dicate that Mobile will soou he the Capital of Alabama. CANADA. The Confederation Scheme Sanctioned by the Home Government—l'riuee Alfred to he the First Governor—Fenian Prisoner Acquitted. New York, Jan. 29. An Ottawa special says information lias been received in Canada from the Colonial Secreta ry that the Confederation scheme under the Quebec conditions has been sanction* d by the Home Government, and a bill will he introduc ed as a government measures at the next sitting of Parliament. Prince Alfred will be the first Governor and Royal Viceroy. Toronto. C. W., Jan. 29. John Chace and John Cooney, Feuian pris oners, were tried to-day and acquitted. Maine Kanrd of Agriculture. Augusta, Me., Jan. 29. The Maine Board of Agriculture adjourned sine die to-day, after a session of fourteen days, during which many matters of importance were discussed and acted upon, of interest to .the formers of this State. AVonlen Mill Destroyed by Fire. Waterbury, Ct., Jan. 29. Thomas Lewis’ woolen mill at Naugatuck was burned early this morning; loss #130,000! insured for #85,000. One hundred hands are thrown out of employment. THE MARKETS. Financial. New York. Jan. 29. The supply of funds is steadily increasing. The muney market is easier, with more confidence to-day, and the general opinion is that the worst is over.— Call loanB are 7 per cent, on stock collaterals, and 6 per cent, on Governments, Prime discount bills are quiet at 7 @ 8 per cent. Gold has been more animat ed to-day. Governments more steady. Stocks were strong at the last open board, with a better feeling in the market. Wew Fork Market. New York, Jan. 29. Cotton—firm and less active; sales 12,000 bales.— Middling uplands at 34c. Hour—dull and 10 @ 20c lower; sa’es 5,000 bols. State at 9 40 (a) 11 90; round hoop Ohio 11 00 % 13 75: Western 9 40 # 12 80. Southern 11 75 @ 16 50. Wheat—dull and 2 @ 3c lower; sales 7,000 bush.— White Canada 3 00. Corn—Corn dull and 1 @ 2c lower ilsales 7,000 bush. Mixed Weslem at 113A (a) 115. Yellow Jersey at 1 10.| Oats—dull and heavy; sales Western at Gt @ G4c. State at G8c. Beef — steady. Pork—quiet and steady. Lard—heavy. W hiskey—nominal. Other Groceries generally quiet and dull. Naval Stores — Spirits Turpentine at 65 @ 67c.— Itosin at 4 40 @ ft 00. Petroleum—dull; sales at 20c for crude. Refined bonded at 27 ((v 30c. Tallow—steady; sales at 11J @ 12c. Freights to Liverpool—firm jCotton i (2) 5-16d per sail. Cincinnati Market*. Cincinnati, Jan. 29. Flour and grain unchanged. Hogs firm; receipts 5,000 head. Provisions firm and quiet. Exchange 5 per cent, premium. Ckicnge Market*. Chicago, Jan. 29. Flour more active; spring extra 9 00 @ 10 75. Wheat 2 @ 2£c lower. Corn 2 @ 3c lower, closing at 76 @ 77c. Oats quiet vt 40 @ 40$c. Provisions steady; mt ss pork 18 50. Beef cattle dull. Live liogs 6 15 @ 6 20; Dressed quiet at 7 20 @ 7 40. Mobile Markets. n _ Mobile, Jan. 29. wh* n~ftnn; S1*C8 Middling uplands at 31 Ac.— 1 actor, arc ..rtering sparnely. C omaucrc ial—Per Cable. „„ Londoh, Jan. 28, Evening. el,«ine mice»nf An»,r'ES—rl'e following were the E"’!eecnrltles: Eiie Ballway i TnUeU SUlJa Ti0!!^01™18hares <»<*““** | Cotton closed tinn at UJP<iSr',j£5}||j|®i ^mflan !£' _ I Sales to-day 12,000 tales. Brca<l8n,ili!dull “*pS roie SCS.PenD9ylV“ma . Frankfort, Jan y« United States bonds have advanced |. T Paris, Jan. 28. United States 5-29 bonds have advanced {. 11arann Market. Havafa, Jan. 22. Sugars very firm; sales of 400 hhds. of clayed re fining at6 @ 6$ reals: No. 12 is quoted at 8 reals.— Exchange active: on London at 14$: on United States 23$ (a) 24 for 60 days. New York Stock Market. New York, Jan. 29. Stocks—market steady with improvement., Aineric&u Gold.i:*4| U. S. Five-Tweuties, coupons, 1862.107 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons,1864...: .105$ U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1865,.105i U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons ’65, new issue.104$ Western Union Telegraph,. 44$ New York Central,.’ . .. .. 98$ Erie,....*. I*.54} Hudson.1*22? Healing.102$ Michigan Central,. 1. 106 Illinois Central,,.. 112 Michigan Southern. 60} Cleveland & Pittsburg,.76} ( Chicago & Rock Island.93$ American Express. 64$ WANTED. Wanted. rpwo tarnished rooms—sitting-room and chamber A adjoining each other pcelenod—with board, in the western part of the city tor three young ladies. Address immediately, “M. J. C.,” Box 2112. jan26dlw* Wanted. A good, faithful Colored Woman to take charge of, and do the work of a kitchen. She must be . a good cook, aud capable to take charge, unassist ■. ed, and come well recommended by parties who can be appealed to i>ci-sonully. Such an one can find a good, permanent Home, and good pay. Abo, a strong Colored Woman to do general house work, in cluding a large washing and ironing. Nunc need ap ply but those who can give unquestionable references. The right persons can mid permanent places, a hap py Home, and good pay, in a quiet little village about 15 rndes from the City. Apply by letter, giv ing references, and where an interview can be had. Address WILLIAM H. BISHOP, jan23drf Portland, Maine. Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each for first class Flour 1 Barrels suitable for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novl3dtt 139 Commercial street. ———————— LOST AND FOUND. Lost! BETWEEN the Portland & Rochester Depot and Commercial Street, or in the Cars, a Wallet, containing a small amount of money and valuable Bipel’s. The tinder will be suitably rewarded by aving it at this otfice, or with Mr. Cousins, Con ductor on Portland & Rochester R. R. jan 24 dlw $10 REWARD l IS offered for the detection ot the person or per sons who stole the Lauterns placed at the Drain now bein / constructed under my supervision at the foot of India Sfcxcr.. B. DAILY. Portland, Jan. 28, 1867. jan29 dlw BOARD AND ROOMS. Boarders Wanted. PLEASANT Rooms with board for gentlemen and their wivos. Also for single gentlemen. Apply to Geo. McLcUuu, No 4 Locust St. ja26dlw* Rooms to Let. A Suit of Rooms centrally located, to let without Board. Address 44 W,” Post Office. jau24 d2w* To be Let. PLEASANT unfurnished rooms without board, suitable tor gentlemen and their wives. En quire at No. 5 South street, between 9 and 11 A. M. each day. janBdtf BEAL Emm TIIBEBLA O! For Sale in Virginia• THE subscriber lias lor sale 450 acres of Land heavily wooded with While Oak, Hod Oak, Chestnut and Pine timber, situated on the Rappa hannock River. For further particulars address ADOLPH U S WEDS BERG, ja29dtf Box 347, Alexandria, Ya. FOR SAJLE. A LOT OS' LAND, situated within a bundled yards oi the Rranii Truuk Miation, Yar mouth. Said lx>t is 67 ft. by 104$, and is part of the Estate of the late Capt. JOHN DA VIM. For further partieulais inquire at his late resi dence. Yarmouth, Jan. 26, 1867. jan28 d2weod* House and Lot tor Sale at Ferry Village, Cape Elizabeth. WILL be sold at a bargain, if applied for soon, a new 1$ story House. Said Jlouse is 21 by , 31 feet with an L 12 by 22 ieet, finished throughout, and situated within sixty rods of the Ferry Oiiice. Terms : One half down, the balance in one and , two years. Possession given immediately. Apply to ASA T. WEBSTER, j Ferry Village, C. E., Jan. 8,1*67. jam:4dlw* House fbr Sale. A good House two stories, Stable attached, hard aud soit water, good lot centrally located—con venient for two lamilics, if desirable. Inquire at YA Cedar, or IMA A ore Mt.. of the subscriber, J. A. FENDFRSON. Jan. 24, 1867. dtf House lor Sale. A FIRST CiiASS two story Brick House No. 13 Mechanic Street. Lot42 x luu. Enquire at 345 CongrcMM MU, of ^Jan 22dlf L. D. STR04JT. NTOTICIC. 1 will sell on favorable terms as to Ai pa> ment, or let for a term of years, i he lots on the corner ol Middle and Franklin street?, and on Franklin street, including the corner of Franklin and Fore sheets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH & REED Attorneys, Portland. jyl2ti First Class Houses tor Sale. WE offer lor sale the eight first class brick houses, recently built by us, sitnated on Pine Street, between Clark and Carletoii Streets. These houses are thorougldv built, with slate roofs, brick drains, and marble mantelpieces throughout.— They will be sold at a low price, and on very favora ble terms. Apply at our office, No. 27$ Dan forth St. „ J. B. BROWN & SONS, or \\ M. H. JEKR1S, Real Estate Agent, opposite the Preble House. October 16, 1866. dtf Desirable Store Lots FOK SALE, I* COHHERCIAL STREET. THE subscribers oiler for sale die lot of land on tlie Hotitlierly Bide ot Commercial Street, bead ot Dana’s Wharf, measuring 72 by 150 Ieet. For fur ther particulars inquire JONAS 11. 1'EltLEY, Kt 1K If_or W. S. DANA. FOR SAlFT Grove Hill Farm - THE above Farm is situated on an eminence over looking the beautiful and thriving village ol Bridgion Center and within one half a mile oi the business portion. Jt is pronounced by all who have seen it to be the best and most desirable l'cation in the Comity. It comprises 110 acres, convenientiy di vided into tillage, pasturage, wood laud and timber laud; cuts from 45 to 50 tons first quality of bay. The buildings consist of a (wo story housed built in 1858, at an expense ol $3,000, with barn and out buildings in good repair. For particulars apply to C. P. KIMBALL, or H. W. GAGE, (firm of St rout & Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WALKER, Bridgion. or to tlie subscriber. „ ., RICHARD GAGE. Bndgton, Dec., 1866.dec 27 eod&wt For Lease. THE valuable lot of land corner of Middle and Plumb Streets, for a term of years. I nquire of C. C. MITCHELL A SON, Aug. 28. 1866—dti K8 Fore Street. m House lor Sale, No 32 Myrtle Street. En quire at No. 8 Central WliaVf. July 12—dti Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. f I^HE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil A lage ol Fryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is of fered fbr sale ac a bargain, it applied for soon. The House is large, in good repair, with iurniture and fixtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For fall particulars inquire ol HORATIO BOOTHBY, _ __ Pioprietor. Or Hanson a Dow, 345 Congress st. _Fryeburg, Bepf. 29, 1*66. dtf Farm for Sale. I WILL sell my firm nc;ir Ailcn’a Corner West brook, about three miles from Portland, one mile from horse cars, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said ihrw contains about 100 acres, part of it very vnlliable for tillage, and part ot it lor building lots.

There is a good house, two large barus, and <*nf hous es on the premises. It will be sold together, or iu lots lo suit purchasers CYRUS THURLOW, sepll-dtf 165 Commercial St. Warren’s Water-Proof Leather Preservative I Sokl Wholesale and Retail by W. 9IHV8HELD, Sole Agent, jaSeodlm* ( 174 Middle St. Notice. THE Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary, to which wae referred the Petition ot S. E. SPRING, and others for a general insolvent law, will hear all parties interested in the subject matter of said petitiun at the room of the Judiciary Committee, i" M StatC Huu8c' 0,1 Tuesday, Feb. 6th, at g o'clock , . • C. E. WELD, Chairman on the part of the Senate, G. F. SHEPLEY, Chairman on the part of the House. Argus, Star, Bangor Whig, and Times cony. Jail. *J6 <!6Us Store to Let. SPACIOUS, and well adapted for almost anv busi ness, I eing next door to Middle, and the upper store in fhe three-storied iron Iront block on Union Street. Conveniences and finish modern. Enquire at No. 4 Cotton Street. janisdlwtcodtf Tilton & McFarland, Desire to call the attention to tlic fact that more than 4 0 Of their Safes gave AMPLE PROTECTION in the late tire. Parties desiring a FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will please call on EMERY & WATERHOUSE, Middle Street, Portland, Or at lflO Nndbnry Street, Bouton. I^^Second-hand Safes taken in exchange for sale. Jan 15—SNlstw in each mo&adv remainder of time. First National Bank of Portland. HOLDERS of the First Series of Seven-Thirty notes can have the same exchanged for gold bearing six per cent bonds at this Bank at the usual commission. The First Scries mature in August next, and the conversion of the Second ami Third Scries can also be effected on favorable terms. W. E. GOULD, Cashier jan261m saapspECT u s, THE FrESS For 1HU7. With the opening of the new year we presented to the readers of the DAlILY PRESS, A Paper Enlarged to the size of the largest New England Dailies. The enlargement of our daily edition is equivalent, to the addition of between three ami four columns to its size. This additional space will be devoted to de tails ot important events, which we have heretofore been obliged to give in brief, ami to selections from current literature, grave or gay, such as wo liave lately been obliged to omit altogether. What the character of the paper thus enlarged will be, its past history will show. The Press was es tablished primarily to represent the Republican par ty of Maine. It was impossible tor the controlling party of the State to remain voiceless in tliis city. The Press will continue to defend the principles of the Liberal party of America. The war lias closed one great cycle in our national history—the cycle during which aristocracy at the South and democra cy at the North grew up side by side, a period of jealousy and conflict, resulting in an api>cal to arms and tlie victorious supremacy of the democratic prin ciple. We have entered on a stale of transition, which seems likely to prove longer than most of us antici imted. Tho Press will insist upon a settlement which will secure the fruits of our victory. Nothing is settled till it is settled right. We must have de mocracy at. the South as well as at the North—equal rights lor all secured by equal laws, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, impartial suffrage. Ot the profound convictions of the Republican party of Maine, the Press will remain a faithful exponent. The present year will probably witness the exten sion of the telegraph round the world. The comple tion of that great enterprise will compel a change, which has already begun, in the management ot newspapers. Tho leading features of the world’s history will be registered from day to day by the tel egraph. The expense of special dispatches from all parts of the world will prove too great for single newspapers, and correspondence will regain some thing ot its old importance. Newspai»er associations or news agents will assume the task of furnishing the daily dispatches, while correspondents will fur nish details, explanations and illustrations, by mail. The Atlantic telegraph lias already destroyed the sysiem by which our foreigu news has for years been furnished by steamer, and already the Tribune has Us social correspondents established in almost every capital in Europe. We cannot rival the feats o New York jouruadsm but we mu^t be governed by the same considerations. We liave engaged Regular Correspondents in Washington, New York, Dostoa and Augusta, and occasional correspondents at various points throughout the State. During the session of the Legislature, we shall publish Special Dispatches from Augusta every morning, furnishing a synop sis of tlie previous (lay's proceedings. To the people of Maine, and especially to people who have business relations with Portland, we hope to make the Press more valuable than any paper published outside of the State can possibly ]be. We shall publish tlie same telegraphic summary as other New England newspapers. We shall not publish special dispatches from Washington, but we frliall have regular correspondence from that point, and a Daily Summary of Maine News which readers here would be sorry to miss. We shall have Fall and Accurate Market Reporta, forwarded by telegraph from al’. parts of tlie United States, from Canada, and from England. A weekly Review ot the Portland Markets and an accurate Report of Maine (Shipping, in foreign and domestic ports, will be published as hcretotore. There will be NO INCREASE IN THE PRICE Of tlie Daily Press. For EIGhT DOLLAR!) A YEAR ! We expect to furnish a paper, Tlie Largest in tlie State, and as large as in other States is offered for tenor twelve dollars a year. THE MAINE STATE PRESS Is not like many weeklies, a mere waste basket for tlie leavings ot the daily edition. It is designed to be as can fully made up as if it were a perfectly inde pendent publication. It contains from week to week, the most important articles which appear in tlie daily, together with a considerable amount of Matter Expressly Prepared for its Columns We shall add to its attractions during the coming year, Ah Agricultural Department, To bo conducted by tbo Rer. WILLIAM A. DBEHr, of Augaiita, a veteran journalist, widely and favorably known in Maine, and a contributor tor sometime past to the Press over the signature of “Traxi." Mr. Drew’s special qualifications for this work need no heralding. The Shipping News of the Week Will be published without abridgment in the Btate Press, as will also tlie Review of the Portland Markets, And the Brighton Market Reports. To country traders the weekly report of Portland prices currrent aloue will be well worth the subscrip tion price. In addition to a careful Digest of General and Stale News, We shall also famish weekly a page of Miscellaneous Reading for the Family. The weekly edition is made up in eight large pages, of six columns each, and is the Largest Weekly Paper ia New England. It is oiferod to the public at the low price of ‘J DOLLARS A YEAR, invariably in advance. To a club of NEW subscribers, eleven copies will bo sent for twenty dollars, and the same discount is olfered to larger clubs. NOTICES OF THE PRESS. [From the Christian Mirror.] The Press has l>ecn enlarged since Now Year’s. Wc aro glad to see such evidence of prosperity. With such papers as Portland now furnishes wo see no need of importing Dailies from Boston and New York. [From the Portland Price Current.] The Press.—Tlie crowded state of our columns last week prevented us lroiu noticing tlie cnlugomcnt and re-arrangement of tlie columns of the Daily Press, which in its present enlarged form, and with its excellent editorial management, is certainly tlie leading journal of Maine, aud equal to any in New England; especially when taken into consideration the amount of interesting reading matter that is daily furnished for the money. [From tlie Gardiner Home Journal.] Enlaiuikii.—The Portland Press was enlarged on tlie 1st inst., to about tlie size of the boston Dailies. This is an evidence of not only the prosperity of tlie Press, hut of Portland as well, for of course 'the cn largemcnt is caused by the increase oi' subrortising favors. The Press is worthy of the patronage it re ceives, is a credit to Portland and to the State, and we hope increasing years may increase its prosper ity. IFrnm the Eastern Argus, Jan. 2] —The Press appeared yesterday morning enlarged by the addition ol 2i inches to the length of its col umns. Its make-up lias also been change il again, and on tlie whole it presented a decidedly i tuproved appearance. Our roicmpirary’s "new clot lies” are somewhat larger than ours, but the “ biggest arc not always the best.” [From the' Portland Evening Star, Jan. 1.] The Daily Press apiiears this morning in an en large ■ torm, making it now fully equal in size to any daily newspaper in New England. The editor, in his New Year's Salutatory, shows that the success of the paper lor the past year lia- been most gratifying, and we are glad of its prosjierity. The return to the original style of arranging tlie contents ol the paper, is one ol tnc most agreeable features of the change. [From the Bangor Whig.] — The Portland Press was enlarged on the 1st of January to about the size of the Boston Daily Post ami Advertiser—wliicli are our largest New England dailies-and it now makes a very handsome appear ance. This evidence of prosperity on the p irt of so good and reliable a paper as the Press is gratifying. It shows, too, that Portland has lost nothing ol vigor, enterprise or resource, by the great tire, but that its course is still onward—that its business is in fact in creasing, notwithstanding the apparent calamity ot last year—and that its promise of commercial great ness is certain to be fulfilled. The Press is among the bestot the New England papers, and its present appearance is a credit to the State. [From the Bath Times.] JEW* The Portland Press comes out greatly enlarg ed, and we suspeettit now gives another settlor to tlie question which is ‘‘the principal paper in Portland.” It is bound to distance its competitors. [From the Lewiston Journal, Jan. 1.) The Portland Press has increased its size equiva lent to an addition of three or four columns. This enlargement, following so closely upon its rcsurrec tion trom the allies of the great lire, shows that the pnnciples it advocates and its efforts to cater to the literary tastes of its readers arc appreciated by the public, lhc additional sp ce now obtained will be devoted to details of important events, and selections from current literature. [From the Worcester (Mass.,) Spy.] The Press.— Among the papers that comrnencc the new year wilh enlarged sheets and manifest signs of prosperity, are the Portland Press and the Hartford Evening Press. Tlie former is the largest and lest daily in the State of Maine, and the latter we have long regarded as one of the ablest of our Connecticut exchanges. (From the Portland Advertiser, Jan. 2.] T*1® ^ess appeared yesterday morning in an gS** *»“■»» '* now tuny equal in size to any m New England, in the arrangement !t has returned to the original style, wnien we think quite an improvement In its appear auce. *r Since the Press has been under the editorial man ogenicnt ^ Mr. Richardson, its editorials have been high toned aud reliable, wielding a powerful influ ence over its patrons on all politic J matters. He has taken a tair stand, always discussing topics in a tllsnllled manner, yet leaning In all vital iiwn-» with Ins party. Wliile we cannot always airree wtin'.di"l hia political notions, we heartily bear witness mrhll ability, character and culture be 1ms <lisi.u5eU 1?, u! management, ami wish him and the propri/nmi7,1 more prosiierity in the next year than it lias hml m the last. 111 lUJM'Ws is judiciously ami carefully selected and a general culture and literary taste characterizes eonleuts. As a good litmlly newspaper it has m» su perior; and while Jlr. Lincoln occupies the city ed itor’s chair there will bo no lack of lucal news, as it is generally acknowledged in that department he h.is no equal in the State. The enlargement argues a prosperous business, at least for ur cotemporary, and wo hope it will never be found necessary to curtail the dimensions of this enterprising ami respectable sheet. IJTum the Bangor Times.] Sir' The Portland Daily Press comes to us consid er ibly enlarged and with a return to its old style ol “ make-up.” This enlargement—so soon after the great lire—to a size equal W itll the leading Boston dailies, speaks lavoratdy fir the prosperity of the city and iudicutcsu good degree of enterprise on tlie part of the proprietors. The Press is edited with ability, lias able contributors, and as tile loailing taper of the dominant party, is a power in the laud. IFroui the Portland Transcript.] THE Daily Peeks liegius the new year much en larged in size; we are glad to see such an evidence of the prosperity ot tills excellent journal. The Press has swung arouiul the circle to auotber uriiiiiKciiit'iit of Its editorial ami news matter; after all, the old second anti third page arrangement, presenting edi torials and new s together was the best. Portland Glass Co. ANNUAL MEETING. rflllE Annual Meeting of the FOKTItAKD A 4.L.AM0 (’O.UFANV, will be holden at the Treasurer’s Office, on Wednesday, January 30th, At 3 o’clock, P. M., to act upon the following business : To choose Directors for the ensuing year. To act uoon increasing their Capital stock to the amount allowed by their Charter. To act ui»on any other proper business. By oudeu of Directors. jan 24 dtd J. S. PALMER, Clerk. Auuual Meeting. tpiIE Stockholders of the Ea 'tern Packet Compa A ny are hereby iiotiticti that the annual meeting for choice of ofticeis &c. w ill .»e held at the office ol Jonas 11 Perley Esq. Tuesday afternoon Feb. 5 at 3 o’clock. Per order, Jan L’S dtd M. N. RICH, Secretary. Portland Petroleum Company. rTVHJE annual meeting of tlie stockholders of this X Company Will-be held at tho Counting-room oi Edward Hamblen, Esq., No. 3 Union Wharf, in Port land, on WEDNESDAY, February 6,1867, at four o’clock P. M., for tho following pur]tones, viz:— 1st. To choose a Board ol Directors for the ensuing year. 2d. To transact such oilier business as may legally Come before them. By order of tho Directors, WA1, P. MERRILL, Sec’y. Portland, Jan. 21, 1867. did Maine Historical Society. A Special Moeliug ol the Maine Histokical Society, for the purpose of reedviuir eomum niealiono ami lemling papers, will lio held at. tho Court House, at AuipitLi, on Thursdny, February T, lH«r, at 2 o’clock, P. M., and at 7 in tho evening, and will be open to the pool It HOWARD BALLARD. .Sec’y. Brunswick, Jan. 22, 18ti7. jitu24 dtd Portland A Kennebec Railroad Co. THE annual meeting ot the stockholders ot the Portland & Kennebec Railroad Company will be held at the Railroad Depot, in Brunswick, on MONDAY, the llth day of February next, at ten o’clock A. M., lor the following luirposcs, viz.: 1st. To choose a Chairman and Secretary. 2d. To hear the reports of the Directors and Treas urer of«aid Comiany, and act thereon. 3d. To choose a Board of Directors tor the ensuing year. 4tli. To transact such other business as may prop erly be acted on. J. S. CUSHING, Sec’y. Augusta, dan. 26, 1867. jan28dul Hope Petroleum Company. riHIE annual meeting ot tho stockholders of this X Compauy will l»e held at No. 2324 Congress street, on TUESDAY EVENING, Feb. lath, at 7 o’clock, for the following pur]»oscs, viz.: 1st. To choose officers tor the coming year. 2d. To transact any other business that may be legally brought before the meeting. jan28dul A. M. BURTON,Secretary. Maine Central Railroad Company. rilHE stockholders are hereby notified that the an X nual meeting of the stockholders of the Maine Central Railroad Company, will be held at the Town Hall, in WaterviHc, ou WEDNESDAY, February 27th, 1867, at 114 o’clock in the iorenooii, to act upon the lollowing articles, viz:— 1st. To hear the re|»ort8 of the Directors and Treas urer of said Coinituny and act theieon. 2d. To make choice ot a Board of Directors for the ensuing year. 3d. To see if the Company will ratify the pledge of the Directors to the Doxter and Newport Railroad Company for the lease of their road when coin pie ted. EDWARD T. LITTLE, Clerk. Watervillc, Jan. 15, 1867. jau22d3w RE-OPENING ? The aitlMcribrr haring parchawil the Slack and Stare lately occupied ky JOHN CROCKETT & CO., NO. 11 PREBLE STREET, Will re oi»cii lor business Tuesday, Jan. SO, 18C7, and will sell off the entire stock at greatly reduced prices, consisting of NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, Crockery and Glass Ware, Carpeting, Paper Hangings, Window Shades, together with a general assortment- of HOCSE-FUilNIMlllNC} GOOD*. MR. LEVI F. HOYT is connected with Ibis establishment, and will l>e happy to wait on any of his customers and ft lends who may favor us with a call. jan29dlui WVLLIA11 LOWELL. I DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent, will be paid the stockholders of the Tug Warrior at the otticeof J. S. Winslow, January 15fb. ■* jaulOdtf J. •$. WINSLOW. Agent. PHOTOGRAPHS ! E. S. WORMELL formerly No. 00 Middle street, takes pleasure in an nouncing that he will on TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1807, open his NEW PJIOTOflRAPn GALLERY f At No. 310 Congress Street, tOpyanitc iUccbauic«> Hall,] where lie will be pleased to wait on Ids friends and the public Grateful for past patronage, he hopes by strict at tention to business to merit a renewal ot the same. Persons wishing lor FIRST CLAM PICT iBES of all. tylesand sixes are invited to call. Picture* colored in Oil, Water Color* and India Ink ky one of the best Arlints in the Ntatc. Special attention paid to Copying of all descriptions. All work warranted to give satisfaction. N. B—Work done for Photographers in Ink or Colors at reasonable rat ;s. janleoddm To Rent, NATAREHOUSE on Custom House Wharf. En I T quire of LYNCH, DARKER <fc CO., . novldtf 139 Commercial street. CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Iron Founders, Boiler Makers & Machinists. rpHE subscribers having rebuilt their Work Shops, A arc now prepared to tike orders lor Machinery and Iron Work of all kinds. Iron Store Fronts and Columns for buildings promptly furnished. STEAM ENGINES AND BOILERS, SAW AND GRIST MILL WORK AND GEARING made to order. Having able and exjierienced pattern makers and new tools of modem design, can supply patterns with promptness and at a moderate cost. Repairs of all kinds of Iron Work attended to with despatch and at reasonable rates. Having a large anil well equip ped Forge, ran furnish forgings and shaj^s of all kinds for Steamboats and Locomotive work such as Hfaaftv, C'rnnkM, ft»i«toia Ko<!*, t ar mid Engine A*le« and Shapci* to pattern or draw ings, from 10 tons to lftft iioiinds weight. They are also Selling Agents tor MERRIMAN’S PATENT BOLT CUTTER, the best Machine ever Invented for the purpose, performing double the amount of work of any other now in use. FOR SALE, a JIA harw* power I.oromo tive lloiler with new tube sheets and new set ot tubes, in first, rate order, and warranted safe with a pressure of 100 pounds to the square inch. A NEW ten HORSE POWER PORTABLE EN GINE, an excellent Machine, can be seen runnimr at our Foundry. * CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Cor. Com. St. and Brown’s Wharf, novlOc d.>m Portland, Maine. NEW G_0 CDS T F. B. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 3331-3 Congress Street, Has just received a line lot ot fall goods Suitable tor the season, which will be nuulo up in the most thorough manner ___ scptlO—coU tvoticf. THOSE buHi ring irom that terrible malady Chills and Fever, who have hitherto been unable to find a remedy, will do well to write to me, as I have a sale ana certain cure, which I will lurnish to the adlictod lor live dollars. Aikirtss , . twt CYRUS LOWELL, Stevens Plains, Westbrook, Me., care of Ucerinc Colley. * January 2B, 1867. eod6w* of Job work neatly executed at ENTEJIT YIN .MI ATS. Polka, Portland Theatre. Bidnell.V Browne, I,nur,N & Managrr,. CONTUf UEI> ATTKACTION. .Homin' and Tuesday, .luu. JSili and ■J'tih, JldSlSIliJ BROWN ! Wednesday, .Inn. noth, French Spy ami Forty Thieves ! Thursday, .Inn. :11st. The Fireman and Did' Turjdu ! Friday aud Hulurdny, Frb. 1st and 'id, l’owerlal Attraction • tfr Full particulars ill Daily Programmes, jtiiu&tllw P. Y. M.C. A. COCKSE EECTtia EiGirru liKrri Bii, In the Free Street Church, Wednesday Evening, Jan. :»0tb, ISttt, By KGV. B. F. TEFFT, II. D. StTBJKCT—“How to make the most of Molin'.” Season tickets, 75 cents; KveninjjTicket* .0cell[ to be bad at Bailey & Noyes’, 11. Packard's, simrt .t Loring’s, aud attlio door. Doors open at M; Lecture at 7j o’clock. _ .ii.i *,kii Old Folks* Coiiciit! THE S. S. S. will give an Old Folks’ Concert (in Costume) on Wednesduy Evening, Jnu. 30tli. Ia tho Suuiuor Street Church, A tier which an Auliqnnrmia .Supper will bo | served iu the Vestry. All who wish to have a axial tiluc and help a good cause are invited tj attend, ji ir Tickets2.1 cents. Doors open al ti—commence at 7] o’cock. jaJtkHt I. A. uTaT The Irish American Relief Associa’n will give a course of SIX ASSEMBLIES, AT MECHANICS* HALL, Commencing Monday Eve*#, Jnu. 7lli, And continuing each Mondav Evening, closing with a GRAND BALL. Tickets lor the Course, including the Bail, w ill be $5.00; Evening Tickets, ¥1.00; Kill Tickets, $1.60. t3T"Masic by Chandler’s Ihll Quadrille Band, D. II. Chandler, Prompter. Dancing to commence at S o’clock precisely. Floor Maiuttji rr—Thomas Parker, James ltor nc> James E. Marshall, Robert Dow, l’aurick MeC'al. rtv William H. Kaior. Messrs. O’Riley and Bodkin will take cliarge of the clothing._ du&ldtf CITY NOTICKS. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or Sidewalk. Sect. CO.—Tie u nant or occupant, and in case 1 there should he no tenant, the owner, or any person having the care of any building or lot of land horde i ing on any street, lane, court, square or public place withiu the city w here there is any looting or side walk, shall, aucr tho ceasing to hill ol any snow, 11 in ti e day time, within three hours, and if in tho night time, before ten of tlie chx k ol the forenoon, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from snch i footway or sidewalk ; and, in delimit thereof, shall l forfeit and pay a sum not less than two dollars, nor more tlmn ten dollars; and lor each and every hour ihereafter that the &amc sliall remain on such foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or oilier jicrson shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than one dollar nor more than ten doikus. All iwrsoiis are hereby uotilled to govern them selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will be en forced. JOHN S. 1IEALD, decidin' City Marshal. JANUARY 2(i, 1S67. SPECIAL CLOSING SALE -OF WHITE GOODS! Lam & Embroideries! At One Price. E. T. EL DEN A CO. Jan 28—dll' 200 Doz. Linen lldkfs. Th is Day Deceived l -AND— SELLING AT LOW PRICES E. rP. ELDEN & CO’S. Jan 28—dtt‘ lKou$ekc€|»iiij£ Goods OF EVEliY PESCHimOV, AT ONE PRICE. /<’. T. ELliEN d CO. .ran 28—illf RLE ACHED d REOWN SHEET INOS, BLANKETS & QUILTS, Muoli Uiitlox’ Prior, E. T. ELDEA & CO’S. Jan 28—<Uf E. t. eliieA Sl ( 0.7 WILL OP EX THIS DA Y Five Cases of Linen Goods CONSISTING OF Bleached, Half Bleached, And Brown DAMASKS! Bleached & Brown Tabic Covers, Napkius Doylies Towels, Fronting: Linens Linen Sheetings, Ac, At One Price, ,7 Free St. Jan 28—cl 11 Gi’ovei* A Bsikcr, Sewing- MachineN, AT MANUFACTLBEriS PB1CES, Every Machine Warranted! Machine Nilka, Thread anil Twhl, a full A»soriiaci it. E. T. ELT>EX cf CO. NO. 5 FBEG NTBEET. Jan 28 dtf Sc lioom r for Sale. . , Tho flue white ojiA and i*op|aT-lasl©ne«l A.'dy tiist hailing Sehoocer 1L>A MuK'fOJ* • fit f 4!* 12-100 tons new measurement, we -//[LAV found and adapted J*;«r tut* <'<>astiug 'Wmr.Fislnng bustaeJs./w%*w by the Eastern Faucet Co. f % p arty:“jJ^k/hf jan28dtf Bank Notice. THE follow ini arp tlio U*t and lM Hortions of »n act of tilt* Legislature, l»u i*®'* J»cb -0, Lm.u. “Section l. In nil caf es where tlie liability of any “bank in liii* State tore.: ecm its bills would expire “in the year ISM, but lor tlie provisions of this net, “such liability shall be ex fended uni 11 the 1st <L*iv of “Alarcti, 1M7, except such hanks as are now in the “ban-Is of the Receiver*.” “Sjsot. 2. Tlie Hank Commissioners shall publish “in one or more ncwspapeio* t earcst Uie place where “a bank is situated, and in sui -h other newspapers as “they may see tit, a notice of the time when the !ia “bility oi such bank will • ea^e for the redemptioii of “its bills, said notico hi he cunn nuodfor three months ‘•next betbre the time nanml ih erelbr.” The liability of the ihtyMftng \ tank* to *edeem their bills, which would have expvel in the year IMB». and alter the passage of this :u t is, |n . tlie llrnt section of the act, extended untU tlie 1st d.» y oi Man h, l«w : Augusta Bank,at Augusta Lon i; Bench Bank at Bath Bath Bank, at Rath. Lc\ cnUoit Fills Bank, Bank of Somerset, »t f^wtotnii. at Skowh/jgan. M arine Bank, . Bank ofWintlirop, at Daniarntolia. at Wip.throp. 1 Jorih*.rn Ba"'»*• lf ..„-«n. Freemans B*k, at Augusta at * • Granite Bank, j* Augiufa. gkiklond B-nik, Gar(liner International Bank, a.ori>uo ht Portland. »k, Kenduskcv, Bank, skowtoHM. »»£’. •tBanBor. ni . k wi.ou.in. 4 C Ii( HJBINS.) Uank F*e"w EBB, ) Commissioners. No? 23i,««!, ' ' f nulMlaw.tiii Alt'llOA SAIilsS. Qdartermasters Sale. -\«TIU, be aolil at Public Auetion at Fort Preble, * \ .Me., on tbe SOlli of January, lHOT.tbe loll wing art iileaof iinidoinne.li|uarU'riua»icr*projM!riy, Cloth ing, Camps, and Uarriaou Equij-age, viz: Ft UNACES, FUNNEL, S'l * >VES, FLAN N EL SACK COATS SAWS, DKAWEbS, CHISELS, UKEAT COATS, HAMMERS, BED SACKS, (single) BED SACKS, (double) WM. BABTLETT, tat Lt. 3d U. S. Artillery, Ja33*171 Bvt. Major, U. S. A. A. A. Q. M. J. 8. BAILEY, AiiclioiurrtV Commission Merchant AXD APPRAISER, Office 176 Fore St, at Mess. Garter & Dreser’s • I unitary 7—dtl C. W. HOLMES, -V l.J C TI O rST E E Ji, :m»!> Pougress Street, !‘!,any kil“* property in the City or vi n-ti...’^ y at tended to on the most favorable nov 13*1 tt DR. CARPENTER. Oculist and Aurist, C^«iii,f,ulted at 01,1 U-8' HOTEL.-Port February 1st, Anti at tlio BIODFFOBD IIOIMF, BitMeford, One Month, commencing February 1., Upon Blindness, Deafness, Catarrh, Bronchitis, Nu.sal an»l Aural Polypus, Discharge from the Ears, Noises in the head, Scrofula, Sore Eyes, Mims and all Disease!) of the EYK, Ear an«l Throat. 63^ I® most cases tlie remedies can bo applied at homo without interfering with the patients occupa tion. Artificial Eyes Inarrlcil Without Pain. CONSULTATION AT OFFICE FREE, VtiF Rut letters must contain One Dollar to ensure an answer. II 0.11 E TKSTIHONY. The Testimonials below are all received hi this State, and call be readily investigated by ihosu desir ous of ho doin'.'. Hundreds of other certificates can be seen at the l>r.’s Office. DEAFNESS. liel/asl, Me., Nov 27, 1RCG. During 10 yam 1 grew totally (ktH in one ear and bo de:u in the other that 1 was unable to hear unless address*! tery loudly, and had •disagreeable noises in my head. Was obliged to absent in vseIf from church and society on that account. 1 consulted on eminent physician in Boston without relief, and supposed 1 must always remain deaf, but about two years ago K applied to I»r. (Carpenter; after the application of a course of Ids treatment, 1 could hear a watch tick 6 feet from either ear, and my hearing remains perfect. 1 am lk> years of age, and reside on High street, Bel fast, Maine, where any person can see or hear from me. Mrs. K. A. LEW is. We have been acquainted with Mrs. Lewis for years and know she was deaf and now hoars, and believe the above statement to be correct. RKV. C. PALFREY, Pastor of 1st Parish, Belfast. MB. W. M. RUST, Editor of “Belfast Age.” [From the finny or Whig f Courier. I Tkoy Ale., Oct. .TO. Du. Caupfxtf.r, Dear SirDn the 25*1 ot Feb ruary Inst, I placed mysolt under your treatment for Discharge of the Ear, which had continued so long ami was so great as to attcct lay hearing. After ap plying the medicine prescribed by you two months, my oars were entirely well ami remain the same. Most Respectfully, Miss SUSAN V. HATHAWAY. BLINDNESS. [From Maine Farmer., In «lcGance oi physicians and all remedies, I stifle r Ctl excruciatingly from Scrofulous Sore Eyes tea years, 1-eing frequently confined to a dark rrioiu. The remedies Dr. Carpenter prescribed lust September, at Bangor, cured them entirely, and they remain so. KATIE LAND. Passadnmk. ag, Me., 1R6C. f From the Maine Farmer.) I was nearly blind will* Scrofulous Sore Eyes (bur years, being con lined to a tlark room and suffering excruciating pain a great poriion of the time. I con sulted many physicians without relief. Dr. Carpen ter cured me. My bight is now good. I reside in Vassal boro’. Mrs. P. li. LANCASTER. CATARRH. [From the Kennebec Journal of Augusta. Augusta, Me., Jan., 18ft>. 1 have boon cured of Catarrh in its most disagree able form, of many years' standing, by Dr. Carpen ter. I suffered from i>ains. dullness anti tightness in my head, continued discharges, great uubcuity in talking and breathing, felt as if 1 had a bail cold the whole time, and suiiered intensely to flic great im pairment of iny health, and was quite discouraged, tor all 1 had doctored was of no benefit. But) t banka to Dr. Curpeuter’s skill, 1 now have none of these troubles, i reside in Whltetteld, EPHRAIM MARBINEU. [From the Maine Farmer.] I suffered from Catarrh over 20 years. List winter, when I consulted Dr. OupesUr. 1 had frequent and copious discharges, a bail cough, and my health so much reduced that myself and friends were appre hensive of serious consequences ; but Dr. CariM-ntor cured me. I am now well, and free from Catarrh. W. N. 80 L LE. Cor. Sew all and Court streets, Augusta, Sept. 14,1806. STATEMENTS o¥ THE PRESS. AH the published Certificates ot Dr. Carpenter arc bona ride.—[Maine Farmer. Tho C’ort i hoatos, published in our columns, of Dr. Carpenter's cures arc bonaride to our own knowledge, lie is all he professes to be, and will not humbug or deceive the public.—iKennebec Journal, Augusta. Dr. Carpenter has entirely cured persons in this city who have been under treatment at the Eye and Ear Infirmaries without being benehtted.—I Hetja.it Aye.. Several marked ctnres have come under our olmerv ation, ami we have conversed with many others who have been benefit ted by Dr. Carpenter’s treatment, and we have become satisfied that he is skillful in the class of disease's which li« treats, and careful to prom ise only what tie can perforin .—[llangor Whig if (Jour See other Certificates in City papers, dec 31 —d Dn& wit* MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. n7 DEWING, Medical Electrician 174 MIDDLE STREET, Nearly Opposite the t ailed Males Held TITHE BE he would respectfully announce to If citizens ot Portland and vicinity, that lie s permanently located in ibis city. During the three years wo have neen in this city, we have cured some oi the Worst tor ms of disease in persons who have tried other forms of treatment in vats, and curing patients in so short a time that the question is oiten asked, do they stay curedV* To ausw er this quest ioi we will wav that ull that do not stay cured, we doctor the second time without charge. Dr. D. has been a practical Electrician tor twentj’ oue years, and is also a regular graduated phtwiciai i Electricity is jH-rieclly adopted to chi on ie discascsi n the form of nervous or sick headache; neuralgia n the head, neck, or extremities; consumption when in the acute stages or where the lungs are not iuliy involved; acute or clironiv rheumatism, scrofula, lop diseases, white swellings, spinal diseases, curvature oi the spine, contracted muscles, distorted limbs, palsy or paralysis, 8t. Vitas’ Dance, deafness, stam mering or hesitancy ol speech, dyspepsia, indiges tion, constipation and livei complain), piles—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures m the chest, and all forms of female complaints. Bv Electricity Tlic RhetUn&tic, the gouty, tho lame and the Inzv leap with joy, and move with the agility and elastic ity of youth; the heated brain is cooled; the frost bitten limbs restored, the uncouth deiormitirs re moved; faintness converted to vigor, weakness to strength; the blind made to see, the deal to hear and the palsied term to move upright; the blemishes ol youth ate obliterated; the acciukjn is oi mature liie prevented; the calami ties ol old ago obviated and an active ci mi hit ion maintained. LAUIEl Who have colil ham.s ana leet; weak stomachs, lam and weak backs; nervous ami sick headache; dizzi ness and swimming in the head, with indigestion and constipation of the bowels; pain in the side and buck; leueorrhwa, (or whites); telling of the womb v, ith in ternal cancers; tumors, polypus, and all that long train of diseases will tind In Electricity a sun* means of cure. For paintul menstruation, too r..»iuse menstruation, and ail 01 those long line of troubles with young ladies, Electricity is a certain specific, and will, in a short time, restore the sufferer to the vigor of health. TEETH I TEETH I TEETH I Dr. D. still continues to Extract Teeth by Elec tricity without I*ain. Persons having decayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed for reset ting he would give a polite inviiation to cal). Superior Electro Magnetic ma-hires tor sale for lauiily use, with thorough instm.lions. Or. D. call accommodate a tew patients with board *nd treatment at his house. l»ttce hours from 8 o’clock A. M. to 12 M.; from 1 to b P. M , and 7 to ft in the eveiling. Cou.-ultafion tree. novltl U. S. Marshal's Sale. Unite® Statfs of America, I District of Maine, sh. ( 1>UR.SUANT to a vend : Expo : to me directed from tin* Honorable Edward Fox. Judge ol the United Stales District Court, within and -tor the District of Maine, 1 shall expose and offer for sate at Public Auction, to the highest bidder therefor, the following property mid merchandize at the time ami place within said District, as follows, Nix: At the Milt, formerly occupied by Mason & Smith, at Hollis center, in said ]>isirict.,on brii.'au the eighth day of February next, at ten o'clock’ A. A! ■ One Lathe ; one l athe llench md Turning Jtw* one limed Planer; one Urind so nc and lunch; one do:< n Circular Saws; six Shift*; oue ( ’onboard Machine; tme lath Machine; one Ma chine idrmoMng Match SjdinU; one *aee Planar planing end OJ Match Mock*; one Machine jor urfariau Match Mo.**; "«c Potrcr < rmu-LM Sott; one Hand frees t ut Sam • .»■■■ • ml one hall gros, Stomped MnMe*; ninettl-'hrec ,me rent In . Per . ,,lt the Shutting md helling, unstompnl ii j/Jb.-J Stores anti other furniture in the Mill and l>ru House, connected themrith, excepting the Alain Shaft and Water H heel and the necessary Helling anti Hearing connecting Ike main Sheryl with the H’a ff’C II heel* The same having becu deeveed forfeit to the Unit ed States, in the District Court, for the said Dis.rict of Maine and ordered to be sold and the proceeds dis posed of according to law. Dated at Portland, tills twenty-second day of Jan uary, A. D. Ib07. CHARLES CLARK, U. S. Mars lull, District of Maine. i jan2‘J dl5t (jo to Adsuna Sc Curiuton’H (lOR your House-itaniAihing Goods of all kinds; 1 Carpetings, and all kinds of Crocker v, Glass. Tin, | Stone. Earthem and Wooden Ware. Paper Hang ings, Window Shades, Ac, «fcc., cvrnei ol Federal and ' Exchange street*,* no^LhU