Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 31, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 31, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS BY TELEGRAPH TO THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. Thursday Morning, January 31,1867. LEGISLATURE OF MAINE. State House, Augusta, Jan. 30. [special dispatch to tiie daily press.J SENATE. Papers from the House passed in concurrence Petition of Jos. H. Manley for act of incor poration of Augusta and llallowell Horse Rail road Company; petition of Win. 11. Thompson for an act incorporating the Maine Homoepath ic Medical Society, were presented and refer red. Mr. Hobson presented an act to exempt the shares of certain railroad companies, and the bunds issued thereof, from taxation for a term of years. Same Senator presented petition of Isaac If. Coffin, for a village corporation as the \\ iscasset \ ill.igo Corporation, which were ap propriately referred. Au act authorizing the KeniiebiA andWis casset Railroad Company to uuito with the Knox and Lincoln road, was read and assign ed. The Senate proceeded to the consideration of an act in relation to interest. The question was discussed by Mr. Brown, of Cumberland, in favor of the present law, and by Messrs. Crosby, l'erkins, Caldwell and Robic in oppo sition. On motion ot Mr. Kobie, seven three tenths was substituted instead of 8 per cent, as the limit of interest. The amendment was adopted and the subject laid on the table. HOUSE. Petitions presented and referred: Ot VV alter Brown,of tlie Bangor Water Power Co.; of F. A. Piper, for an amendment of the law so that all bank stock shall be taxed in the town where the owner resides; of Directors of Monmouth Mutual Fire Insurance Co. for change of char ter, allowing said company to insure iu another class denominated 2d class; of Jesse Drew, of Fort Fairfield, for appropriation of land in aid of building mills; of J.R.Laiug, of Passadum keag for incorporation of academy in that town; of Mr. Spear, of Rockland, N. A. Farwell and others for act of incorporation under the title of Knox Agricultural Society ; petition of J S. Ciindun for equalizing town bounties; ot Maine Express Company for alteration of char ter; of Luther Fiteli and !>1 others, for inquir ing into ihe manner in which the franchise of the Cumberland and Oxford canal corporation has been disposed of; also several petitions re lating to tlie closing up of the affairs of the Piscataquis Fire Insurance Company. Mr. Messer, of Portland, presented an act to surrender the charter of the Dirigo Insurance Company. Mr. Stevens, of Augusta, presented the peti tion of the Maine Temperance Convention, representing thirty thousand voters,fora State Constabuiatory law. Several papers passed their first and second reading. The following acts passed finally: To make good the doings of the town of Baldwin; to es tablish the salary of the Judge of Probate of county of Audroscoggin three hundred dollars a year; an act allowing the Assessors of Sher man to exempt from taxation a certain grist mill In that town; giving the Oriental Powder Company increased power to manufacture. The Committee oil Division of Towns had under consideration the annexation of the town of Danville to the town of Auburn yesterday, and after two scssious, which closed at a late hour last evening, (Tuesday), the committee decided by a vote of 7 to 1, for the petitioners to bring in a bill annexing tlie two towns by the name of Auburn. [Our report of the action of the Senate, on the act to remove the disability to marry, be tween persons of different races, as published yesterday, was incorrect. Our report as re ceived read, “the bill was opposed by Mr. Boyn on, of Damariscotta, and passed to he engross ed, yeas 2, nays 16.” Presuming, from the yeas and nays, that a mistake had been made, we inserted the words, “refused a passage,” sup posing that was in accordance with the vote. But it seems that Mr. Boynton made a motion to indefinitely postpone the bill, and it was upon that question the vote stood, yeas 2, nays 16. The bill was then passed to be engrossed]. Difficult Navigation on the Sound. Steamers Locked up iu the Icc. PAME.N'tiEHS OIILIUED TO WALK ASHORE. New York, Jan. 30. The Sound boats have ceased to run in con sequence ot the quantities of ice which have accumulated within a few days. The ice blockade at Fort Schuyler and Throg’s Neck is so formidable that no boats can pass until the weather moderates. The disappoint ment and loss of thousands of eastern con signees and city shippers of freight will he very great. Old navigators of the Sound say the weather of the present winter has been the severest they have experienced in twenty or thirty years. They never saw such quantities of ice as they have encountered tlie last fortnight. Yester day morning at Tlirog’s Neck the steamers Oceanus, Glaucus and Chesapeake were lock ed iu the ice unable to move a foot either way. The Continental endeavored to force her way through the ice, hut failed, and was detained five or six hours. Finally a gang plank was lowered, and the passengers, nearly two hun dred iu number, descended to the ice and cross ed the Souuil to Wllitestone. Some of them had to jump from one cake of ice to another, and one or two had to be pulled out of the water. One, an old lady, was saved from drowning by her carpet bag, which buoyeu her up. The steamers Empire State and Old Colouy had the same luck, and their passengers were also obliged to foot it ashore. The Old Colony was the first to overmaster the ice. Alter tug ging away at obstinate cakes for honrs she suc ceeded at 4 o’clock iu getting through. This gave encouragement to her companions iu trouble, and the Empire State, in less than an hour afterward,being assisted by the tide, man aged to secure her freedom. Tlie propellers nextfollowed. The Continental emulated their example. The Continental arrived at her dock, foot of Peek slip, at 6 1-2 o’clock, and the Old Colony and Empire State at pier No. 28 North River, the former at 41-2 o’clock, and the latter one hour later. FROM EUROPE NEWS BY THE CABLE. Florence, Jan. 29. Admiral Persauo has been acquitted of the charge of cowardice. ViENNa, Jan. 29. American breech loading rifles have been given to a portion of the Austrian army. Athens, Jan. 29. The Greek ministry propose to raise the ef fective force of tin- army to 31,000, including 14,000 reserves. This action is taken on nc count of the military preparations made and the threatening attitude taken by tlie Sublime Porte. Liverpool, Jan. 29. The brig Clara Heckman, from Baltimore, and tlie barques Mentor and Clouturiff, trom Pensacola, are reported lost at sea. The barque Wave, from New York for Deal, is ashore at Beacliy Head. The ship Oscar, from Deal for Philadelphia, has arrived at Lisbon, leaking. St. Petersburg, Jan. 29. It is said that the Russian Government pro poses to build a Greek church in New York. London, Jan. 29—Evening. It is considered certain at Constantinople that the Eastern complications will result in war. Turkey has called out 150,COO reserves, and the Government of Russia has ordered that all military furloughs shall end on the 1st of March. _ . . Paris, Jan. 29. It is said that Maximilian has issued a man ifesto against the arrangcnieut made between France and the United States in regard to Mexico. Florence, Jan. 30. Admiral Persano, who has just been acquit ted of the charges of cowardice, is now to l»e placed on trial for incompetency and disobcdi ence to his superior officers. Vienna, Jan. 30. Surveys for the new boundary line between the territories of Austria and Italy has been fully completed. Athens, Jan. 30. It is Gen. Kalerjis and not Ran. jar is, who is to go on a mission to the United States. Fruinu* Wculruml lo be llimg. Toronto, C. W., Jan. 30. The Fenians recently found guilty were to day all sentenced to lx; hung on March 5th.— The majority heard the sentence without ap parent emotion. Several denied being Fenians and stated that the testimony given against , them was false. The names of the condemned Patrick Norton, F. H. Maxwell, Patrick • i 'l’ 'James Beech. Daniel Quinn, P. Led With, John O’Connor, John Kogan, Owen Ken nedy and John Gallagher. The Reported Execution of a I . N. Consul by the Mexicans. Francisco, Jan. 29. The New York Herald's report about the ex ecution of Consul Carman by the French au thorities at Mazatlan, and the bombardment of that place by a United States gunboat, is news here. Direct dates to Jan. J8th say everything has been quiet s.nce the city was evacuated by the French last November. Impeachment of n Judge. Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 29. Judge Frazier, who. under a writ of habeas corpus, last summer, released members of the Legislature for absenting themselves, will prob ably be impeached. | XXXIX OONGBESS--SEOOND SESSION. M - Washington, Jan. 30. SENATE. The Chair laid before the Senate the Presi dent’s veto of the Nebraska bill. Read, order ed to be printed anil laid on the table. Mr. Morgan, from the Finance Committee reported the House gold bill, with a recommen dation that it do not pass. Ti e vote was reconsidered bv which the bill was passed lor inflicting punish'meutsof crimes against the currency. Certain minor am" d ments were made, and the hill goes to the House lor concurrence. 10111 P,?!UTer offercd a resolution that the . dent he requested to communicate a copy ol llie letter on winch the Secretary of State lomnied his recent imiuirios addressed to Mr. Motley with regard to his conversation and opinion, with the name of the writer. After ‘b'bate the resolution went over. The bill by Mr. Brown, to authorize the eon struetion of a government telegraph between Washington and New York, was referred tothe Committee on I’ost <lifices and Post Roads. The Tariff hill was taken up. _ The pending question was upon Mr. Sumner’s amendment to reduce the tax on bituminous coal mined 30 degrees cast of Washington to 50 cents per ton. Viler debate it was disagreed to by a vole of 11 to 25. Mr. Conness moved to increase the duty on borax from 7 to 111 Cents per pound; on crude borax or tiueal, from 3 to 5cents per pound; on boracic acid from 3 to Scents per pound.— Agreed to. On motion of Mr. Frcliugbuysen, the para graph placing a duty «.u stone was amended so that the duty on free stone and all other stone except that used for monumental purposes’ shall be $4 per ton. Mr. Chandler moved to increase the duty on old scrap iron from $3 to $4 per ton, aud $8 for wrought scraps. Agreed to—18 to 15. Mr. Sumner’s amendment to place books published prior to 1840 on the tree list was dis agreed to The 23d section was amended so that the Secrctarv oi the Treasury in ascertaining unler-c aluations tnaypmploy experts. Mr. Harris amended to make the duty on browuand bleached linens,ducks, canvass, pad dings, cot bottoms, etc., when valued at .’SO cents per yard, 4 cents per yard and 25 per cent ad valorem; and when over 30 cents fair yard, 6 per yard and 40 per cent, ad valorem. Agreed to. M r. Willey moved to increase the duty on all articles of glass, cut, engraved, painted, col ored, printed, stained, silvered or gilded, not including plate glass, silvered or looking glass plates, from forty to titty per cent, ad valorem. Before disposing ot the above Mr. Willey mov ed to amend by adding a paragraph as follows: On all flint glass ware, plain and presssed, not cut or printed, four pcr cent, ad valorem. This was was agreed to. A recess was then taken until 7 o’clock P. M. EVENING SESSION. Only thirteen members were present. A resolution was adopted asking of the Sec retary of War information concerning the Fort Phil Kearney massacre. The Tariff bill was then taken up. An amendment to increase the duty on all articles of glass was disagreed to. An amendment placing a duty of 41-2 cents pei pound on wrought iron ware, and glazed, tinned and enamelled cast iron hollow ware was agreed to. Amendments increasing the duty on wheat to 40 cents per bushel, on flour, meal, middlings, &c., to 30 per cent, ad valorem, and on oats to 10 cents per bushel, were agreed to. The duty on malt was increased to 40 per cent, ad valorem. There not being a quorum present the Senate adjourned at 11 o'clock. HOUSE. The bill to fix the compensation of officers of the revenue cutter service was passed. The Committee on Foreign Affairs were in structed to inquire into the expediency of Con gress asserting the principal that naturalization by the United States of citizens of other coun tries exempts such citizens from the perform ance of military duty under any foreign gov ernment. Mr. Stevens introduced a bill for the estab lishment of common schools in the District of Columbia. Read twice and ordered to be print ed. The House then proceeded to consider the bill to provide for the annual inspection of In dian affairs. The House went into committee on the con sular and diplomatic appropriation bill, Mr. Pomeroy in the chair. At the expiration of the morning hour the bill went over. The question was on Mr. Stevens' amend ment as amended, to strike out the word ‘ Rome” from the list of places where resident Ministers are stationed, and add the proviso t hat no money shall be paid for the support of the United States legation at Rome or lor the future expenses of the same. Mr. Dodge supported the amendment. Mr. Banks, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Afliiirs, suggested that the letter be read which had reference to English and not American matters. Mr. Stevens said the Roman Government had no representation here, Mr. Banks remarked that he would not ob ject ti omitting the appropriation for represen tation at Rome, but wanted the House to base its action upon official information; he also ex plained that Dr. Adams’ language was hypo thetical when alluding to the prohibition of Presbyterian worship within tne walls of Rome. Messrs. Finck, Hill and Bidwell opposed the amendment. Mr. Bank said that perhaps no other govern ment would have surrendered Surratt, especi ally where it had no extradition treaty. The Italians had refused to surrender him except on condition that he should not lie subjected to capital punishment. Mr. Chanler regarded the whole movement as in favor of abolishing almost all missions and substituting Consulates. Mr. Morrill said the Pope was the only for eign potentate who had formally recognized the confederacy. The amendment as modified, Rome struck out and no money to be appropriated for lega tion at Rome after the close of the fiscal year, was ad on ted—-51 to 4tf. Subsequently, provis ion was made for the Consulate at Rome. The motion of Mr. Chanler to strike out the clause for the salary of the interpreter at Japan, on precedent just established, was negatived. The hill was then laid aside to bo reported to the House. The Committee of the Whole took up the bill making appropriation for a Military Aca demy. Mr. Stevens moved additional sections allow ing cadets rations, the same as midshipmen of the Naval Academy. Adopted—to 44. The committee rose, reporting to the House the Consul, Diplomatic and Military Academy bills for action. They remain over until to morrow. On motion of Mr. Upson, the Committee on Printing were instructed to report by what au thority Government advertisements fox paper appear in the National Republican. WASHINGTON. AFFAIRS IN TEXAS. THE FORT KEARNEY MAS NACRE. Washington, Jan. SO. The Speaker to-day laid before the House a communication from the Secretary ol War. relating to affairs ill Texas. Accompanying it was a letter from Gon. Wright, dated Galves ton, July 21st, 1800. He says he has frequent complaints of barbarities perpetrated upon refugees and lreedineu. Owing to the lack of force nothing could be done in the matter.— After giving the location of the military in the vicinity, the General says he thinks the north east and northern portions of the State should he garrisoned by cavalry, at least by eight companies. If garrisons are not to be main tained in tlie interior of the State, he thinks an entirely different disposition of the troops should be made, with a view to protecting the frontier lrom the Indians . Gov. Cummings, of Colorado, publishes a card in reply to the telegram from Mr. Charles, emphatically contradicting the statement in relation to the exclusion of negroes and mulat toes from the jury box in Cnlorada. He gives the law which ho vetoed, and which was sub sequently passed over his veto. A committee composed of three eminent cit izens and two military officers of prominence, are to he appointed to go to Tort Phil" Kear ney to make a full and complete investigation into all the facts and circumstances connected with the recent massacre at that post. Also to take into consideration the disturbed condition of Indian affairs, and, if possible, stop the threatened war throughout the Indian coun try. New lark Items. . „ . , New York, Jan. 30. A fire to-night at 530 Broadway destroyed property to the value of $38,000. The losers were Leopold Wagner, fur dealer, Leopold Sincheimir, raps and furs, and Brandagee & Thomas, restaurant keepers, all fully insured. 3\ agner’s book-keeper has been arrested on suspicion of setting the fire. George Calvert, the messenger of C. C. Parks & Co., who decamped in October with $40,000 ot their money, has been discovered in Mon treal and $35,000 recovered. At the auction sale of Scranton coal this morning the following prices were realized: Lump $4 00 a $4 20; steamer $535a $550; grate $5 0.5 a $0 10; egg $.5 25 a $.5 35; stove $5 75 a $5 47; chestnut $4 45 a $4 77. Ship Builders Convention. State House. Augusta, Jan. 30. The Maine Ship Builders held a convention at the State House to-day, at which a discus sion took place respecting the onerous burdens imposed by Congress upon our ship bnilding and navigation interests. They voted to me morialize Congress for drawback of duties on articles actua'ly enuring into ship building, and lor a modification of the excise tax on other burdens. A delegation will be sent to Washington bearing themeinorial. Represen tatives from all the leading ship bnildiug plac es were present, and the proceedings were earnest and harmonious. *u 11 rage in KauNAH—Severe Weather on the Plains. St. Louis, Jau. 29. A proposition to amend the Constitution so as to allow negroes to vote was discussed in the Kansas House, hut without final action.— lt is said this measure has more than a two thirds majority in its favor in tho Legislature. I. eports troni the Plains say the recent cold weather has caused much suffering. Many men have been frozen, and it is feared that whole trains will be lost. On millers Shot. New Ouleans, Jan. 30. J. J. Bryant, the well known gambler was shot and killed at the St, Charles Hotel to night, by J udge Frederick, of Texas. Election of If. 9. Senator. Fkankeobt, Ky., Jan. 30. Garrett Davis was to-day elected 0. 8. Sen );v the combined efforts ot the Democrats and Conservatives. Tho vote stood 78 to 41. WASHINGTON OOREESPONDENOH Witnesses in the Impeach ment Case. THE FOREIGN APPOINT MENTS. Secretary Seward’s Let ter to Mr. Motley, The New Orleans liiot Committee. New York., Jan. 30. The Post’s correspondent says it would not be surprising if all the great measures before Congress failed for lack of time. >w»|« The impeachment committee of the South ern Republican Association has prepared a partial list of witnesses in the impeachment ease,and will soon suggest their programme of investigating the charges. The Senate Post Ofllee Committee have agreed to report the postal appropriation bill as it passed the House. Another dispatch says the Senate Committoe on Foreign Atiairs came to no conclusion yes terday in regard to the foreign appointments before them. It is understood that botli Messrs. Cowan and Dir will be reported agaiust. Air. Sk-ward’s letter to Mr. Alotley is looked upon by Senators as most undignified and in sulting, and it is considered that Mr. Alotley was in self respect hound to resign. The Com mittee will, therefore report agaiust any one nominated to the position. With regard to gold sales the Senate Com mittee on Finance favor the present policy of the Secretary ol the Treasury. They have not yet disposed of the gold bill. The Ways and Means Committee were en gaged most of yesterday on the tax bill. They will not report it, however, uutil they get the tariff Dill, so as to adjust these two measures and make them harmonize. No conclusion has been reached concerning the issue of five-twenty or one hundred mi I lious of loan certificates, liearing a less inter est than the compound interest notes, to take the nlace of those held by the banks. Secre tary AlcCulloch favors the scheme. It has been decided that fur hats are liable to a duty of 35 per cent, ad valorem, instead of 2*1 cents per pound, as heretofore charged. A special Washington dispatch says the New Orleans riot committee will not complete their labors in two weeks. Ocnerals Grant and Fullerton and H. J. Raymond have been subpo. nted. Air. Iloyer the Democratic mem ber of tile committee, bus not yet examined one-third of his witnesses, but has already sig nified his intention to submit a minority report MEXICO. Maximilian at the Capital. Effect of the Departure of the French. New Orleans, Jan. 29. L’Era Nouvclla newspaper of the City of Mexico, under date ot 19th inst., states that Maximilian is at the City of Mexico, arranging his private Bureau. The anxiety of the peo ple, iu view ot the preparations lor the depar ture of the French army, grows daily. The last column from the| interior is expected by the close of the coming week, and it is evident that the capital will be evacuated before the end of the coming month. Each convoy of troops going to Vera Cruz has its contingent of refugees. Business is suspended, and com munication with the interior entirely closed. The Minister of War has published a note, dated the 2d inst., stating that, according to treaties with friendly powers, foreign subjects will not be conscripted. Washington, Jan. 30. The following is an extract from a letter of General Escokado, dated Saltillo, Jan. 9th, to the Mexican Minister: “I arrived iu this city yesterday, with the second division of the Northern army, and a park of trains and arms and ammunition, which we take to the iuterior of the Republic. My march had been delayed somewhat, because 1 did not like to go without the arms (and ammunition and clothing neces sary to raise and organize a large army in Cen tral Mexico.” Bnlta Heins. Boston, Jan. 30. Steamship Asia sailed at 7 o’clock this morn ing tor Liverpool via Halifax, with 26 passen gers for the former, and 18 for the latter. No specie. An elderly woman named Flynn, was run over and killed by a treight train near North Andover, last evening. The Boston mail bags containing the French Prussian and Belgian letters, for the steamer Asia, were accidentally dropped from the mail wagon, on Commercial street, and missed be ing forwarded by that steamer. The hags were found and returned to the Poft Office. A special meeting of the Department of Trade and Finance of the American Social Science Association was held at the Board of Trade Rooms, corner of Channcey and Bed ford streets, commencing at 10 o’clock this lorenoon, and continuing throughout the day. The meeting was called for the purpose of lis tening to the views of prominent members of the Association, upon subjects of groat interest, as relating to the commercial and industrial interests of the country at the present time.— Papers were read by Prof. A. L. Perry, Hamil ton A. Hill, Edward Atkinson and Joseph S. Fay, on steam navigation, the collection of the revenue, the cotton supply and other subjects. The total amount thus far received by the committee appointed to secure subscriptions in aid of the Cretans, is about #10,000. There is considerable ice iu our harbor bnt not enough to impede navigation. Insubordination Among the Frrednicn in South Carolina. Savannah, Ga., Jan. 30. There is further trouble on the Chenes plan tation, South Carolina. The negroes will not leave the place and still refuse to make any contract for this year. A collision took place this morning, in which Lient. Lemon, of the Freedmen’s Bureau, was shot in the left arm. He returned the fire and killed a negro. It is reported that Capt. Brandt is now held as a prisoner by the negroes. Col. Sibley has pro ceeded with seventy men to the scene of action. The Surgeon of the 16th Infantry has been sent over. Later.—Col. Sibley has returned from the Chenes plantation, and reports all quiet now, but it was necessary to leave a heavy guard to maintain order. The whole trouble is laid to Aaron Bradley, a colored lawyer from Boston, who boasted he would like to see blood shed, and promised the negroes that if they would resist the United States forces at the point of the bayonet, the. laud should he theirs. The burning of the steamer Gen. Shepley is attrib uted to the same source. There is a general spirit of insubordination among the negroes in this district. Havana and 91. Thomas. New Youk, Jan. 30. Havaxa dates of the 22d state that the prin cipal merchants have taken steps to make Ha vana a general entreport for the storage of cat ton, by removing the restrictions on foreign vessels. The United States gunboat Don, with a secret mission from Annapolis, has not arrived yet. The latest advices from St. Thomas state that the cholera had almost entirely disappeared, but the small pox had not abated. Two telegraph lines were to be established iu Porto Rico. New Orleans, Jan. .To. Havana ’advices ol the 2lith State that the gunboat Winooski and cutter Hugh McCul Iock are still there. So far Secretary Seward’s mission is involv ed in mystery. The report that the Bay of Sa raona had been bargained for w as revived. Don Luis Arroyo, Maximilian's Minister, had arrived, eu route for the United States on an important mission. Political. Concord, N. H.. Jan. 30. The friends of the Hon. Onslow Stearns, to the number of one huinln-d and fifty, includ ing many of the most premium! Republicans of New Hampshire, held a convention here last night. They passed resolutions strongly nrotesting against the proceeding! of the late Republican Convention, but adjourned with out making an independent nomination for Governor. Philadelphia. Jan. 30. A resolution was introduced into the Penn sylvania Legislature to-day, b. the effect that the House acknowledges with gratitude the course of Andrew Johnson in discouraging every attempt by radicals and by secessionists to overthrow the nation and the liberties of Ain: people, and that his ffc-ni and judicious exer cise ol the veto power, aud faithful adherence to the principles of Republican government, mark him alike a patriot and a statesman.— The resolution was indefinitely postponed by a vote of 31 Republicans against 33 Democrats. Fmdnen Affair* ia Ttiu, Gai.veseon, Texas, Jan. .‘>0. The now Assistant Commissioner of the Preeilmen’s Bureau has abolished the order in relation to labor, and freedmen now contract like anybody else for the best they can get. Kiimi I.eainlalure. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 30. The House to-day passed in Committee of the Whole a proposition to submit to the peo ple the question of amending the Constitution so as to strike out the word “ white.” THE HIARKETS. Financial. New York, Jan. 29. Money closed unchanged and easy at 6® 7 per cent, on Governments and Stock collaterals. Prime dis counts 7 @ S nor cent. Gold closed quiet at 134$.— Foreign Kxcnangc quiet. Governments quiet and stoady. Stocks less active and lower at the last open board, but after call the market was firmer. Petro leum and Mining Stocks quiet and firm. New York Itlurkcl. New York. Jan. 30. ^Gotten—quiet but firm; sales Middling uplands at Flour—irregular and 15 @ 25c lower; sa'cs 8,500 v^*,c at 9 29 @ U 75; round hoop Ohio 10 90 @ SS’kSSsSVSff als B0- ^,,lhorniJttlUnd dr001’ No^Mi^kriPs®5010^’ "al"8 b93h wXS^-lflWnT Y«Sy\?b6i Beef—steady. lT00fk_“,d l0WCTi 8tt'C9I,H“« at 16 62$® Lard—steady. Whiskey—quiet. Other Groceries generally quiet and dull. Naval Stores — Spirits Turi>entinc at 05 07,. _ : Rosin at 4 40 ® 9 00. Petroleum—dull; salosat 19$ ® 20c for crude. Reftn id boiulcd at 26® 30c. Tadow—quiet; sales 11,200 lbs. at 11 ® lljc. W ml—steady; sales 200,000 lbs. at 45 ® 63c for dn mes.ic fleece; 74 ® 75c tor pick locks; 28 m 32c lor i Te*O',; 47 ® 50c tor pulled; 30c for California. I jJ‘^fi!ltCo™7!Lel‘M,“'_qttiet; L'°tt<m 1 ® 5-16d Chicago Market*. _ . . Chicago, Jan. 30. Flour dull, wheat lower; sales at 2 13 for No 1 and 1 80 @ 1 80} for No. 2. Corn dull; sales at 74 lie 74}c. Oats active at 39} @ 40c. Provisions—mess pork In good demand; sales at 18 60 (a) 18 62 Lard llrm at 12c. Live hog* firm at 6 75 (ix'6 60• Dressed hogs offering light at 7 20 @ 7 40. ’ Habile Market*. Cotton-quiet; sales of Middling''uplIS atM}?: * New Orleans Market*. Cotton—UBchangeil; sales 6,U001haU^!’,roeMp£l5, 889 hales; exports 244 hales. Sugar sales at 13c. Mo lasses^-lairat 71(aj 75c; prime to choice at 76 ® 81c Flour su)>erflne 1200; extra 1150. Bank Sierling Freights’unchariged!"' I discount Commrrriul—Per Cable. ,, . . , London, Jan. 29, Evening. 90 5-lGUl9 haVe , CO muJ 1-16 tlnc<! noon» closing at . American SECCRrriES.-The following were the c osing prices ol American securities: Erie ltailw j oSs 73^164 11,1018 <JbU“‘*‘ aliluo“ United Stales it •* i ox Paris, Jan. 29, Evening. vanco1^ iState“ 6‘‘!0 konds have made a further ad The Cotton market closed steady, but quotations arc unchanged. The sales to-day were *W0tah£? “, “^!i'".''llext.,0*e.r; ",imor n*l Western 13s A1 in Ids bd; Corn 41s ® 41s Od. provisions-firmer Petroleum—refined Pennsylvania IsGd. ,,,, Manchester, Jan. 29, Evening, the markot lor goodB and y;irus is quiet, hut prices are dearer. ’ * T. ,, „ . Liverpool, Jan. 30, Noon. The Colton market is quiet and unchanged Mid dling uplands steady, the price being Ul. Tho sales to-day wUl not probably exceed 8.080 hales. The Breadstuff* market Is generally dull; Corn Is flat. r„. . _ . London, Jan. 30, Noon. Illinois Central Railway shares have advance S, and ;u''''lu°h.‘d at 82}; Erie Railway shares have auvanc ed 44,; United States Five-Twenties are quoted at 73}. Consols quiet and unchanged at 90 6-16. New Vark black Market. c . . New York, Jan. 30. Stocks—market lower since call. American Gold. 4 7 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1862...!.... *4973 x?* J?vc-,?'wenties, coupons ’65, new issue...!.!. 104* U. Ss Ten-Forties, coupons.••••. <191 (J.S. Seven-Thirties, 1st series,. 104J U. S. Seven-Thirties, 2d senes.... .**"** *104! U. S. Seven-Thirties, 3d series. "lOG Western Union Telegraph,. 44} New york Central,.. 1. 903 . 55I Erie preferred. 7«4 Hudson..425 Reading. *"*”*).1931 Michigan Central..497 Illinois Central,,. 4433 Michigan Southern. 70? Cleveland & Pittsburg,.*.!.*"!. 7g” Cleveland & Toledo. .ii0 Chicago & Rock Island, ... 041 Pacific Mail. 157* American Express.V. . . V. . . 64$ Boston Stock List, Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Jan 30. American Gold. 4054 United States Coupon Sixes’ 1881‘ ‘ jot5 United States 7 3-lOtbs, 1st scries. 494I 2d scries.ldJ small.. 104 rT , , 44 3d series. 104 United States G-20s, 1862 . .. 4973 4 small. 106 4 M6S. 1064 _ “ July, 1866. 1041 Rutland 1st Mortgage Bonds. 12*/ Boston and Maine Railroad.. 131 Eastern Railroad. 1971 Western Railroad. 134* Portland. Saco & Portsmouth Railroad. *.’. ’.*. *. 10O New Hampshire State Sixes. 99$ Afau de Magnolia.—The prettiest thing, the “sweetest tiling,” and the most of it ior the leaBt. money. It overcomes the odor of perspiration; soft ens and adds delicacy to the skin; is a delightful i»er fumcj allays headache and iniiamation, and is a nec essary conqianion in the sick room, in the nursery and upon the toilet sideboard. It can be obtained everywhere at one dollar per bottle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. S. T.—1860.—X.—The amount of Plantation Bit ters sold in one year is something startling. They would till Broadway six feet high from the Park to 4th street. Drake's manufactory is one of the insti tutions in New York. It is said lhalDrake painted all the rocks in the Eastern Slates with his cabalistic “S. T.—1860—X.,*' and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the lace of nature,” which gave him a monopoly. vVe do not know how tliis is, but we do know that Plantation Bitters sell as no other article ever did. They are used by all classes of the. community, and are death on Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and week, and a great appetizer.” Sarato a pring Water, sold by all Dru ggists. “In lifting the kettle from the fire I scalded myse 1 very severely—one hand almost to a crisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the pain almost immediately. It healed rapidly and left very little scar. Chas. Foster, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia.” 'This is merely a sample of what the Mustang Lini ment will do. It is iuvaluabe in all cases of wounds, swellings, sprains, cuts, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Beware of counterfeits. None is genuine unless wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature of G. W. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri vate stamp of Demis Barnes & Co, New York. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. All who value a valuable head of hair, and its pres ervation from premature baldness and turning grey will not fail to use Lyon's celebrated Katharion. It makes the hair rich, soil and glossy, eradicates dand rutf, and causes the hair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lyon, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. '• ( What Did It? A young lady returning to hex couutry home alter a sojourn of a lew months in New York, was hardly rocoguized by bor friends. In place of a rustic Hushed lime, she liail a soft ruby complex ion of almost marble smoot luiess, and instead of 25, she really appeared but 17. She told them plainly she used Aagau's Maguoiia Balm, and wouM not l»e without it. Any lady can improve her appearance very much by using thin article. U can bo ordered of any druggist lor 56 cents Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Heim street*» inimitable Hair Coloring lias been steadily growing in lhvOr for over twenty years. It acts iijMMi the .iLHorbeuu at the roots of the hair, and changes to iu original color by degrees. All instan taneous dyes deaden and injure the hair. Heim *tro* t* is h a dye but is ccrtlin in its results, pro mote.* its growth, aud is a beautiful Hair Dressing, Price M cents and $ 1.00. Sold by all dealers. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Lyon’s Extract of Pure Jamaica Ginger— for Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headache, Cholera Morbus, &c., where a warming, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and entile purity makes it a cheap and reliable article for culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50 cents per bot Saratoga Spring Water, soul by all Druggists. _ _*»_ June 14, 'GC—eod&wly Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! ELEGANT TROCHE and SNUFF Combined lor Coughs, Catarrh,Bronchitis, Voids, Hoarseness, Asthma, Bad Breath, Headache,Sc. Instantly relieves annoying (lough, in Church. Cures Cnturrli. positively without hnekzlm;. Valuable lo Singer*, Clergy, <Src., clear* and .trengthen* the voice; acts .juickly; tastes pleas antly; never uuuaenlca. Prevent* taking eolu from Skntlng, Lecture. &e. jar" Sold by Druggists or sent by mail JO En lose 35 cts to Hooper, Wilson dc Co* (scpIOeodtinnelSW) PHILADELPHIA. II* W. WHIPPLE, Portland,Wholesale Agt. Schooner for Sale. . j The fine white oak and copper-fastcncd A/u f:l8t 8niUn* Schooner IDA MORTUN, /jg\ 49 b>ns ne'v measurement, well -fJ0laMk*r tn,ind and adapted for the Coasting or , ■*■■■ Fishing business, is now offered for sale by the Eastern Packet Co. For particulars enquire o „ ,.e M. N. RICH, jan28dtf __No. 3 Long Wharf. To Kent, WAREHOUSE on Custom House Wharf. Eu quire of LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novldtf 139 Commercial street. Go to Adams dt Furluton’s TX>R your Uousc-lurnishing Goods of all kinds; X Carpetings, and all kinds ol'Crockery, Glass, Tin, Stone. Karl hern and Wooden Ware. Paper Hang lugs, Window Shades, &c, &c., cornel of Federal and Exchange streets. no23dSm Store to Let. SPACIOUS, and well adapted for almost any busi ness, i eing next door to Middle, and the upper store in I he three-storied iron Jront block on Union Street. Conveniences and finish modern. Enquire at No. 4 Cotton Street. janlSdlwtcodtf DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent, will he paid the stockholders of the Tug Warrior at the ollice of J. S. Winslow, January 16th. jaulOdtf J. s. WINSLOW. Agent. Notice. THE Joint Standing Committee oil the Judiciary, to which was 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 petition at the room of the Judicinrv Committee,

in the State House, on Tuesday, Feb. 0tl>, at 2 o’clock P. M. C. E. WELD, Chairman on the part of the Senate, <i. F. SHIPLEY. Chairman on the part of the House. Argos, Star, Bangor W hig, and Times copy. Jan. 26 d6tis W^very style of Job work neatly executed at 1 this office. PROSPECTUS. THE FRESS For 1807. With the opening of the new year we presented to the readers of the DAILY PRESS, A Paper Enlarged to the else of the largest New England Dailies. The enlargement of our daily edition is equivalent to the addition of between three and four columns to its size. This additional spaco will be devoted to de tails ot important events, which we have heretofore been obliged to give in brief, and to selections from current literature, grave or gay, such as we have 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 for the controlling party of the State to remain voiceless in this city. The PRi:S8 will continue to defend tho principles of | the Liberal party of America. The war has 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 appeal to arms and the victorious supremacy of the democratic prin ciple. We have entered on a state of transition, which seems likely to prove longer than most of us antici pa ted. The 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 for all secured by equal laws, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, impartial suffrage. Of 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 tho management ot newspapers. The leading features of the world’s history will be registered from day to day by the tel egraph. The expense of fpccial dispatches from all parts of the world will prove too great for single newspapers, and correspondence will regain some thing of its old importance. Newspaper 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 has already destroyed the system by which our foreign news has for years been furnished by steamer, and already the Tribune has its special correspondents established in almost every capital in Europe. We cannot rival the feats o New York journalism but we must be governed by the same considerations. We have engaged Bcgalar Correspondents in Washington, New ¥erk, Boston and Angnsta, and occasional correspondents at various points throughout the Stato. During the session of the Legislature, we shall publish Special Dispatches from Angusta every morning, furnishing a synop sis of the previous day’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 the same telegraphic summary as other New England newspapers. We shall not publish special dispatches from Washington, but we shall have regular correspondence from that point, and a Daily Summary of Maine News which readers here would bo sorry to miss. We shall have Full mad Accurate Market Reports, forwarded by telegraph from ol' parts of the United States, from Canada, and irom England. A weekly Review oi the Portland Markets, and an accurate Beptrt of Maine Skipping, in foreign and domestic ports, will bo published as heretotore. There will be NO INCREASE IN THE PRICE Of the Daily Pbess. For EIGHT DOLLARS A YEAR ! We expect to furnish a paper, The Largest in tlie State, and as large as in other States is offered for ten or twelve dollars a year. THE MAINE STATE PRESS Is not like many weeklies, a mere waste basket for the leavings of the daily edition. It is designed to be as carefully made up as if it were a perfectly inde pendent publication. It contains from week to week, the most important articles which appear in the daily, together with a considerable amount of Matter Expressly Prepared for its Columns We shall add to its attractions during the coming year, An Agricultural Department, To be conducted by the Rev. WILLIAM A. DBE W, of Augusta, a veteran journalist, widely and favorably known in Maine, and a contributor for 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 tlie State Press, as will also the Review of the Portland Markets, And the Brighton Market Reports. To country trailers the weekly report of Portland prices currrent alone will bo well worth the subscrip tion price. In addition to a careful Digest of General and Stale News, We Shall also furnish weekly a page of Miscellaneous Beading for the Family. Tlie weekly edition is made up in eight large pages, of six columns each, and is tho Largest Weekly Paper in lew England. It is offered to the public at tlio low price of 9 DOLLARS A YEAR, INVARIABLY IN ADVANCE. To a club of new subscribers, eleven copies will be sent for twenty dollars, and the same discount is offered to larger clubs. ■-— NOTICES OF THE PRESS* [From the Christian Mirror.] The Press has been enlarged since New Year's. We are glad to see such evidence of prosperity. With such papers as Portland now furnishes we see no need of importing Dailies from Boston and New York. [From the Portland Price Current.] TnE Press.—The crowded state of our columns last week prevented us lrom noticing the cnlngcincnt and re-arrangement of the columns of the Daily Press, which in its present enlarged form, aud with its excellent editorial management, is certainly the leading journal of Maine, aud equal to any iu New England; especially when taken into consideration the amount ol interesting reading matter that is daily furnished lor the money. [From the Gardiner Homo Journal.] Enlarged.—The Port land Press was enlarged on the 1st inst., to about tlie size of tlie Boston Dailies. This is an evidence of not only the prosperity of the Press, but. of Portland as well, for of course tlie en largement is caused by tlie iui reass of advertising favors. The Press is worthy of the patronage it re ceives, is a credit to Portland and to the State, anu wo hope increasing years may increase its prosper ity. [From the Eastern Argus, Jan. 2] —The Press appeared yesterday morning enlarged by tlie addition ot 2] inches to the length of its col umns. Its make-up lias also been changed again, and on the whole it presented a decidedly improved appearance. Our cotemporary's “ new clothes” arc somewhat larger than ours, but the “ biggest are not always the best.” [From the Portland Evening Star, Jan. 1.] The Daily Press appears this morning in an en large • form, making it now fully equal iu size to any daily newspaper in New England. The editor, in his New Year’s Salutatory, shows that the success of the paper for the past year ha* been most gratifying, and we are glad of its prosjierity. The return to the original style of arranging the contents oi the paper, is one of tuc most agreeable features of the change. [From the Bangor Whig.] — Tho Portland Press was enlarged on the 1st of January to about the size of the Boston Daily Post and Advertiser—which are our largest New England dailies- and it now makes a very handsome appear ance. This evidence of prosperity on the part of so food and reliable a paper as the Press is gratifying. i shows, too, that Portland has lost nothing ot vigor, enterprise or resource, by the great tire, but that its course is still onward—that Its business is in fitc* in creasing, notwithstanding the apparent calamity of last year—and that its promise oi commercial great ness is certain to be fulfilled. The Press is among the best of tho New England papers, and its present appearance is a credit to the State. [From the Bath Times.] jy The Portland Press comes out greatly enlarg ed, and we suspecuit now gives another settler to the question which is “ (he principal paper in Portland.” It is bound to distance its competitors. [From the Lewiston Journal, Jan. 1.] The Portland Press lias increased its size equiva lent to an addition of three or four columns. This enlargement, following so closely upon its resurrec tion from the ashes of the great tire, shows that the principles it advocates and its efforts to cater to the literary tastes of its readers are appreciated by the public, llie 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 commence the new year with enlarged sheets and manifest signs of prosperity, are the Portland Press and the Hartford Evening Press. The former is the largest and liest jlaily in the State of Maine, and the latter we have xcliaeges M 0110 °* ablest of our Connecticut [From the Portland Advertiser, Jan. 2.] A ^ fircsms appeared yesterday morning in an enlarged tonn. It now fully equal in size to any dany PaPcr in New England. In the arrangement 0 Vjeing mutter it has returned to the original style, wnicn we think quite an improvement in its appear ance. Since the Press has been under the editorial man agement ot Mr. Kicliardson, its editorials have been high toned and reliable, wielding a powerful influ ence over its patrons on all politico matters. He has taken a lair stand, always discussing topics in a sxfcsSRwaiass ssvte S management, and wieh ldm and Se DroSSS.‘?Jto mompres.K.Uy In the next year 5SSK2KS Its news Is judiciously and carefully .elected „„ , a general culture „nd .fterary lane CSM contents. As a good taniily newsnatH^i^rL.61 ^ ,ts perior; and while Mr. Lincoln .KifuKh! t?° 8l)~ tor’s chair there will be no "t &£& ffiSSf*'* that dep“‘“*“‘ **£ ssSJSKKarasr.'-ts XSKsffi&ss' ay — °< sS [From tho Bangor Times.] erffiT .^Zedand uHL y Pr,e“ c0,ne810 "* consl‘1 "n“ L-'r?Weu »yh a return to its old style of greattt^to a si^&^S?^ •«£ '■«*> tbe dailies, speaks favorably for le;i'^u,g Boston city and Indicates a goml degree^ ,u-L’.rV,',H:li,y ol ft® Jiart of the proprietors, -pf„. prt.™ ‘}?r,'r, ?e ,on ft® ability, lias able contributors an" ‘*H tht^tadtaS impel- ol the dominant party, h, a power iu the l^d.8 [From the Portland Transcript) The Daily Pkkss begins the uew year much larged m size j we are glad to see such an evidence‘» the prosperity of this excellent journal. The p!,"‘ has swung around the cirelo to another arraugeiueht of its editorial and news matter; alter all, the ohl second and third page arrangement, presentin'’ edi torials and news together was the best. HEAL ESTATE. For Sale House on Park St. BEING about to remove Irom this city I oiler lor sale my House, No. 55 Park St. It is good size and conveu eut, wiiiiall the moderu Improvements, Bathing room, iu which is Hot and Cold water, Ua», **uriiaee, Slc. Con ectod with bouse is a good stable. Po-session given first uay of May next. Enquire at J93 i •muicrcial Ma. head of bobson's wharf, of J. H. iiumlen, ortlie suoscriber, JanSOoodtf STEPHEN PATTEN. TIMBER LAKD ! For Sale in Virginia. THE subscriber lias lor sale 450 acres of Land heavily Wooded with White Oak. Red Oak, Chestnut and Pine timber, situated on the Rappa hannock River. Por further particulars address ADOLPHUS WEINBERG, ja29dtl_Box 317, Alexandria, Va. Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. fpHE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil A lage ol Fryehurg, Oxford couuty, Maine, is ot tered for sale at a bargain, il applied lor soon. The House is huge, iu good repair, with iurnltnre and fixtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For full particulars inquire ol HOHATIO BOOTHBY, . „ Proprietor. Or Henson a Dow, 345 Congress st. Fryeburg, Sept, an, lntot. dtf FOR SALE. A 1-0r OF LAND, situated within a hundred yards of the Oranal Trunk autiu.Yar Said Lot is 87 ft. by 104, and is port of the Estate of IIio late Capl. JOHN D A VIM. For further particulate inquire at ills late rcai dence. Yarmouth, Jan. 26, 1887. jant-8 d2weod* fjrv House for Sale, No 32 Myrtle Street. En ;; quire at No. 8 Central Wharf. ■IL July 12—dtl Farm for Sale. I WILL sell my 6um near Allen’s Corner West brook, about there miles train Poitlund, one mile trom horse cars, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said form contains alarm 10M acres, part of it very valuable for tillage, aud part 01 it for building lote. There is a good house, two largo bams, and out hous es on the premises, it will he sold together, or iu lots to Sint purchasers CYUUS THUBLOW, sepll-dtt 185 Commercial St. * lrst Class Houses for Sale. WE offer for sale the eight first class brick houses. recently built by us, situated on Pine Street, between Clark and Carleton Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slato roofe. 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. 274 Dantorth St. „ J. B. BROWN & SONS, or WM* H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, opposite the Preble House. October 1C, 1866. dtt For Lease. THE vithiaMe lot of land corner of Middle and Flumb Strcols, (or a term ol' years. Enquire o'. C. C. MITCHELL & SON, Aug. 28, If66—dll 1?B Fore Street. House for Sale. A good House two stories, Stable attached, hard and sort water, good lot centrally located—con venient for two lainilies, if desirable. Inquire at 44 Cedar, or 1N4 Mare Ml., of the subscriber, „ J. A. F’ENDERSON. Jan. 24, 1867. dtf Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, If COaiEBCIiL STREET. THE subscribers offer for sale the lot of land on the southerly side o! Commercial Street, head ot Dana’s Wharf, measuring 72 by ISO feet. For fur ther particulars Inquire JONAS H. FEB LEY. Oct 18 tf _ or W. S. DANA! House for Sale A FIRST CLASS two story Brick House No. 13 Meclianic Street. Lot 42 x 100. Enquire at 343 *>»«««’»» Bit., ofL. D. STKOUT, or of WM. H. JERRIS, Roal Estate Agent. jan22dlf 'VTOTICif. I will sell on lavorable terms as to -Lv pay inent, or let for a term of years, the lots on the corner ol Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street,including tliecorner of Franklin and F'ore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH & REF.D Attorneys, Fori land. jyl2tl FOR SAFE. Grove LLill Farm • THE above Farm is situated on an eminence over looking the beautiful and thriving village of Bridgion Center and within one hall a mile ol the business portion. U is pronounced by all who have seen it to be the best and most desirable 1 cation in the County. It comprises 110 acres, conveniently di vided into tillage, pasturage, wood laud and timber laud; cuts from 45 to 50 tons first quality of hay. The buildings consist of a two story house, 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 £f rout & Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WALKER, Bridgton. or to the subscriber. RICHARD GAGE. Bridgton, Dec., 1866. dec 27 eod&wt piiotographsT E. S. WORMELL formerly No. 90 Middle street, takes pleasure in an nouncing that he will on TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1867, open hi. NEW PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY At No. 316 Congress Street, (Opposite mechanics’ Hall,] where he will be pleased to wait on his friends and the public Grateful for past patronage, he hopes by strict at tention to business to merit a renewal of the same. Persona wishing for FIRST CLASS PICTURES of all styles and sizes are invited to call. Pic lures colored ia Oil, Water Colors and India Ink by one of the best Artists in the State* Special attention paid to Copying of all descriptions. LKT’All work warranted to give satisfaction. N. B—Work done for Photographers in Ink or Colors at reasonable rat 53. janleodSm Bank Notice. THE following are tlic 1st and 2d Sections of an act of tlie Legislature, passed Feb 20,1866: “Sectiott 1. In all cases where tho liability of any “bank in this State to redeem its bills would expire “in the year 1866, but for tbe provisions of this act, “such liability shall be extended until the 1st day of “March, 1867, except such banks as are now in the “hands of the Receivers.” “Sect. 2. The Bank Commissioners Bliall publish “in one or more newspapers nearest the place where “a bank is situated, and in such other newspapers as “they may see lit, a notice of the time when the lia bility of such hank will cease tbr the redemption of “its bills, said notice to be continued for three months “next before the time named theretor.” The liability of the following banks to redeem their bills, which would have expired in the year 1866, and alter the passage of this act is, by the tirst section of the act, extendod until the lit day of March, 1867: Augusta Bank,at Angusta Long Reach Bank at Bath Bath Bank, at Bath. Lewiston Falls Bank, Bank of Somerset, at Lewiston. at Skowhegan. Marino Bank, Bank of Winthron, at Damariscotta. at Winthrop. Northern Bank, Freemans B’k, at Augusta at Hallowell. Granite Bank, at Augusta.Oakland Bank, International Bank, at Gardiner. at Portland. Orono Bank, at Orono. Kenduskeag Bank. Skowhegan Bank, at Bangor. at Skowhegan. A. C. R< >BBINS, 1 Bank F. E. WEBB, J Commissioners. Nov 23, 1866,_ m>28dlaw3m F.A. PKESCOTT, (Late of the Internal Revenue Bureau, Washington.) Counsellor-at-Law and Internal Revenue Solicitor, No. 17, State St., Boston. fta E. PRESCOTT’S long experience (n the Inter Jw» nal Revenue Bureau, in tho “Division of Frauds,” having charge of all cases of violation oi the Revenue Laws, his amiliarity with Departmen tal practice, and his acquaintance with the Revenue Officers throughout the country, will enable him to be peculiarly successful in making a speciality of all matters pertaining to the Revenue Laws. He will attend to claims lor Drawback, Abatement, Refund ing, and for the recovery of penalties paid by way of oonrpromise. He will advise parties as to the man ner of malting returns in accordance with law, or as to obtaining decisions from the Department at Washington, and will defend in cusr s of allege.! vio lation oi the law in regard to iaxes, penalties or crim in. 11 offences Mr, pr- scolt will practice before tbe various De partments at Washington, the Supreme Court of the U. S., and the Court ol Claims. For tho speedy transaction of bnsiness, Counsel oi high standing, residing in Now York, nt. Louis, Cin cinnati and Washington, are associated with him. ian28W<SS3m Sale of Forfeited Goode. Collector’s Office, 1 District of Portland and f almoutii, I Portland, dan. ns, iwr.. ) THE ibUowing described merchandise having been forfeited for violation ot the Revenue Laws ot the United StafeB, public notico of said seliures hay ing been given and no claim to said goods having been matte, tticv will be sold atpubUc auction, at the Offico of the U. S Appraiser, 198 i'oro street, on Tuesday, the 5th day ol February, 1867, at 11 o’clock A. i\i., to wit : 4 _ 3 bbls Molasses, 1 Box containing 4 bottlos Bran* dy, I Bag containing oftc Over Coat, three Flannel Shirts, two Shawls, two prs Socks, one pr Gloves ; 4.5 yds Tapestry Carpeting, lo vds l>refs Goods : 1 nackagc containing ono pair Woolen Pantaloons, one Woolen Vist, and 2J yds Woolen Clo h; 1 Trunk containing2 Coats, sundry small ankles of Wear ing Apparel, and 28) doz. Kid Gloves. ISRAEL WASHBURN Jr. jan!8,25 and Feb. 1,5 Collector. ENTERTAINMENTS. Old Folks’ Concert! Wn: he repeated by request This Thursday Even tug, Jan. 31st, In the Sumner 8treet Church, WITH A CHANGE OF FBOGBAHiHE. tir-Tiokets 23 cent*. Doors open at lij—commence at 7J o'eoek. JaSIdlt *(AL WA YS READY?’ GRAN I) Firemen’s, Military and Civic Ball! Ex-America Hose Co., No. 1, WII.L GIVE THEIR FIFTH ANNUAL BALL, -AT - MECHANICS’ HALL, — ON - Tuesday Evening. Feb. 5. Pr r,tj?MM1TTEIS OF ARRAGEMLNIS. Seel’d, w. SST’ X1**.w- Pridham L. E. Uiee, ,K bn‘». e. R. Todd! Thos. H. Mbhsr, w a Sw,',e,.,"> U. O. SuUii.Wln"'"W' floor managers. C.R Chase, G. W. Pridham ?• y-.f7ane> E. K. EUis, ’ L E. Rice, c. Lana D. IE. Stevens.' tV Firemen and Military are requested to an. pear in uniform. P" Tickets, SI,50, to be had of the Committee Music by Chandler's (JuadiiUo Band—D. H Chandler, Prompter. Dancing to commence at 8 o’clock. lothing Checked Free. JaSIdtd DANCING MR. J. W. RAYMOND takes pleasure In announcing to the citizens of Port land and vicinity that he will commence a elaaa in Common Dancing, Waltz and Polka, AT MECHANICS’ HALL, •N THURSDAY EVENING, Jaa. 81,1 Tickets, Genu.$5,00 for the Term. Tickets, Ladles,.$2,00 lor the Term. Ladies’ class at 7 o’clock, Gentlemen's at 8. Tens is Cssaiilmf Eight Lrawaa nnd Six Assemblies, vvithaal Extra Charge. jan29 da, Portland Theatre. Bid well A Rravrue. Lessees A managers. CONTINUED ATTRACTION. ■■•■Say and Taesday, Jan. 98th and 9»th, JESHIli: BROWN ! Wednesday, Fan. SOtb, French Spy nnd Forty Thieves t Tharsday, Fan. .list, The Fireman and Dick Turjtin ! Friday and Satarday, Feb. 1st and 9d, Powerful Attraction I f^"Fall iiarticulars in Daily Programmes. jan28dlw I. A. It. A. The Irish American Relief Associa’n will give a course of SIX ASSEMBLIES, AT MECHANICS’ HALL, CauMaciac "■•■day Ere’g, Jao. Tib, And continuing each Monday Evening, closing with a GRAND BALL. Tickets for the Course, including the Ball, will be $6.00; Evening Tickets, $1.00; Ball Tickets, $1.50. IJr'Musir by Chandler's full Quadrille Band, D. H. Chandler, Prompter. Dancing to commence at 8 o'clock precisely. Floor Afcmui/trs—Thomas Parker, James Rooney James E. Marshall, Robert Dow, Patrick McCafcity William H. Kalor. Messrs. O'Riley and Bodkin will take charge of the clotlung- dee31dtf CITY NOTICES. CITY OF PORTLAND. SEALED Pruiiosals will be received at the office ol ol the City Engineer, until SATURDAY, Eeb. 2, 1867, (where plans and specifications may be ex amined,) for furnishing Grihite Posts for the Park. Reserving the ri-ht to icject all estimates if it is deemed tor the interest of the city. Per order ot Special Committee on Fencing Park. „ , AMBROSE GILDINGS, Portland, Jan. 30, 1867.—<ltd Chairman. Snow to be Removed from Foot way or Sidewalk. Sect. 60.—'Tho tenant nr occupant, and in care there should he no tenant, the owner, or any person having the rare of any building or lot of land border ing on any street, lane, court, square or public place within the city where there is any footing or side walk, shall, atlcr the coaslug to mil ol any snow, it in tho dav time, within three hours, and If in the night time, before ten of the clock of tho forenoon, succeeding, cause snch snow to be removed from bucIi footway or sidewalk; an i, in Uetault tliereol, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less than two dollars, nor more than ton dollars; and for each and every hour Thereafter that the same shall remain on sueii foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occnimnt, owner, or oilier person shall forfbit and pay a sum not less than one dollar nor more than ten dollars. Ail persons aro hereby notified to govern them selves accordingly, as the above ordinance will lie en forced. JOHN S. UEALD, dec!8dtf • city MarsluU. Few goodsi F. B. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 3331-3 Congress Street, Has just received a line lot ol • FALL GOODS Saif able lor the season, which will l»c imdo up in the most thorough manner sept in—coil CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Iron Founders, Boiler Makers & Machinists. THE subscribers having rebuilt their Work Simps, arc now prepared to take orders for Machinery and Iron Work of all kinds. Iron Store Fronts and Columns lor buildings promptly furnished. STEAM ENGINES AND BOILERS, SAW AND GRIST MILL WORK AND GEARING made to order. Having able and experienced pattern makers and new tools of modern design, can supply patterns with promptness and at a moderate cost. Repairs of ail kinds of Iron Work attemled to with despatch and at reasonable rates. Haring a large and well equip ped Forge, can furnish forgings and shapes of all kinds for Steamboats and rsicomottve work such as •♦hafts, Crash., Rads, Car nud Engine Axles and Shapes to pattern or draw ings, from 10 tons to 160 pounds weight. They are also Selling Agon Is for 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 .‘15 harae gnawer tive Bailer with new tube sheets and new set ot tubes, in first rate order, and warranted sate with a pressure of 100 f ounds to the square inch. A NEW TEN HOK.SE POWER PORTABLE EN GINE, an excellent Machine, can be seen running at our Foundry. CHARLES STAPLES & SON, Cor. Com. St. and Brown’s Wharf, novlOe dSm Portland, Maine. Annual Meeting. THE S ock holder a of the Ea tern racket Compa ny are hereby notified that the annual meeting tor choice of offiecis &c. will ne held at the ottic^ oi Jonas H Pcrlcy Esq. Tuesday afternoon Feb. 5 at 3 o'clock. Per oruer, Jan 28 dtd M. N. RICH, Secretary. Portland Petroleum Company. THE annual meeting of the stockholders of this Company will be held at tho Counting-room ot Edward Hamblen, Esq., No. 3 Union Wharf, inPort land, on WEDNESDAY, February 6,1867, at four o’clock P. M., for the following purposes, viz:— 1st. To choose a Board ot Directors for tho ensuing year. 2d. To transact such other business as may legally come before thorn. By order of the Directors, „ _ WM, P. MERRILL, Sec’y. Portland, Jan. 21,1867. did Maine Historical Society. A Special Mooilnc of the Maine Historical Society, for the purpose of receiving commu nications and reading papers, will be held at the Court House, at Augusta, on Thursday, February 7, 1867, at 2 o’clock, P. M., and at 7 in tho evening, and will be open to tho public. EDWARD BALLARD. Sec y. Brunswick, Jan. 22, 1M.7. jamM dtd Portland Sc Kennebec Railroad Go. THE annual meeting ot the stockholders ot the Portland & Kennebec Railroad Company will be held at the Railroad Depot, in Brunswick, on MONDAY, the 11th day of February next, at ten o’clock A. M., tor the following puri*oseS, viz.: 1st. To choose »Chairman and Secretary. 2d. To hear the reports of the Directors and Treas urer of said Comfuny, and act thereon. 3d. To choose a Board of Directois for the ensuing year. 4th. To transact such other business as may prop erly be acted on. J. 8. CUSHING, Sec’y. Augusta, Jan. 26, 1867. jau28dtd Hope Petroleum Company. fTUIE annual meeting ot the stockholders of this held at No. J32* Congress street, on TUESDAY EVENING, Feb. 12th, at 7 o’clock, for the following pur]toscs, viz.: **t. To choose officers for the coming year, i ,, transact any other busiueos that may be legally brought before the meeting. Jan28dul A. M. BU UTON, Secretary._ Maine Central Railroad Company* THE stockholders arc hereby notified that the an nual meeting of the stockholders of the Maine Central Railroad Company, will be held at Uie Town Hall, In Watcrville, on WEDNESIkAY, February 27th, 1867, at 11* o’clock in the forenoon, to act upon the following articles, viz :— „„„ 1st. To hear the reports of tho Directors and iicas urer of said Company and act Bicieon. 2d. To make choice ot a Board of Directors for the tlie Company will ratify the pledge of the Director* to the Dexter and NewjH.rt Railroad Comnanv for the tense of their road when compleud. 7 EDWARD T. LITTLE, Clerk. Watcrville, Jan. 15, 1867. jan22d3w AUCTION ■ll—i J • S. BAILEY, Auctioneer & Commission Merchant AND APPRAISER, Office 176 Fore St, at Meat. Oarter k Drwer’i January 7-dtl urB8er * C. W. HOLMES~ AU CTIONEEH, 369 Congress Street, gVSalos of any kind of property in tins City or vi cinity, promptly attended to on iheimst tuvoruhle terms. novlSutt DR. CARPENTER. Oculist and Aurist, **the u-s- u°r£L< por' February l^t, Anil at tho RIODEFOKO KOINE. BMdeford, One Month, commenting February 1. Upon Blindness, Dcalbess, Catarrh, Bronchitis Nasal ami Anral Polypus, Discharge from t|„, Kars’ Noises In the head, Scrofula, Sore Eyes, KUms and all Diseases of the EYK, Ear and Throat. t3T~ la moat cases the remedies can be applied at home without interfering wifh the patients occupa tion. ArtMcial Eyes Inserted IV i lb oil I Pnia. CONSULTATION AT OFFICE FREE, a?^wter.0ttC"“'1“tcontaln 0na DolUr to enauro - a home testimony. o,uUiur - deafness. rv , fietfatt. Me., Nov 27, 18G6. During 10 years 1 grew totally deal iu one ear and so deal in the other that i wan unable to hear uni. a add re and very loudly, and liad disagreeab.e noises in my head. Wns obliged to absent mvseif troin church and society on that account. I consulted an eminent pmsicianin Boston without relict, and supposed 1 must always remain deaf, but about two years ago I applied to Dr. Carpenter; afler the application of a course of his treatment, 1 could bear a watch tick 6 lect from either ear, and my hearing remains perfect. I am 66 years of age, and reside on High street, Bel fast, Maine, where any i«ei son can see or hear from me- Mrs. F. A. LEWIS. We have been acquainted wfth Mrs. Lewis for years and know she was deaf and now hears, and believe the above statement to be correct. REV. C. PALFREY, Pastor of 1st Parish, Belfkhf. MR. W. M. RUST. Editor of “Belfast Age.” [From the Bangor Whig $ Courier.1 _ Troy .Me., Oct. 3It. Du. Cabpf.nter, Dear Sir:—Oil the 25.1 ot Feb ruary last, I placed mysell uiulcr your treatment lor Discharge of the Ear, which had continued so long and was so great as to affoct my hearing. After ap plying the medicine prescribed by you two months, my oars were entirely well and remain the same. Most Respectfully. Miss SUSAN V. HATHAWAY. BLINDNESS. , [From Slhine Farmer., In defiance of physicians anil all remedies, I suffer ed excruciatingly Worn Scrofulous Sure Eves ten years, Iwing frequently confined to a dark room. Tlio remodies l)r. Carpenter prescribed last Se ptember, at Bangor, cured them entirely, and they remain so. _ . . KATIE LANU. Passadumkcag, Me., 1866. [From the Maine Farmer.] I was nearly blind with Scrofulous Sore Eyes Cur years, being confined to a dark room and excruciating pain a great pur,ion of the time. I con sulted many physicians without relief. Dr. Cart en ter cured me. My eight is now good. I reside in Vassal boro'. Mrs. P. B. LANCASTER. CATARRH. [From the Kennebec Journal qf Augusta. tx x J Augusta, Me., Jan., \W I Lave been cured of Catarrh in its most disagn <• able form, ot m;uiy years’ standing, by Dr. r*rpeii ter. I suffered from pains, dullness and tightness in my head, continued discharges, great difficulty in talking and breathing, lelt ns if I had a had cold the whole time, and suffered intensely to tie great Jin nairmont or my health, and was quite discouraged, for all I had doctored was of no benefit. Hut thanks to Dr. Carpenter’s skill, 1 now have uone ot these troubles. 1 reside in Whitelield, EPHRAIM MARRINEK. [From the Maine Farmer.) I suffered from Catarrh over 20 yoars. Last winter, when I consulted Dr. Carpenter, I had frequent and copious discharges, a boil cough, and my health so much reduced that myself and friends were appre hensive of serious consequences ; but Dr. Corpruter cured me. I am now wed, and free from Catarrh. W. N. SOCLE. Cot. Sewall and Court streets, Augusta, Sept. 14, lsw>. STATEMENTS JF THE PRESS. All the published Certificates ol Dr. Carpenter are bo mi fide.—[Maine Farmer. The Certificates, published in our columns, of Dr. Carpenter’s cures arc luma fide to our own knowledge. He is all he professes to be, and will not humbug or deceive the public.—[Kennebec Journai, Augusta. Dr. Carpenter has entirely enred persons in this city who have been under treatment at the Eye and Ear Infirmaries without being bcuetitted.—{Belfast Aye. Several marked cure* have come under onr observ ation, ami we have conversed with many others who have been benctltted l»y Dr. Carpenter's treatment, and we have become satisfied that he is skillful in the class of diseases which lie treats, and careful to prom ise only what he can perform.—lBangor Whig If tour See other Certificates in City papers, dee 31—dlin&wlt* • MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. J7 DEWING, Aledical Electrician1 174 MIDDLE STREET, Nearly Opposite the Lulled Mate* Hotel NITHEUK he would respectfully announce to TV citizens ol Portland ami vicinity, that he a permanently located in this city. During the three years we have been in this city, we have cured some ot the worst torius of disease in persons who have tried other forms ol treatment in vain, and curing patients in so short, a time that the question is often asked, do they stay cured? To answer this questiui we will say that all that do not stay cured, we doctor the second time witliont charge. Dr. 1>. has been a practical Electrician for twenty* one years, and is also a regular graduated physicist» Electricity is perfectly mfcipted to chronic diseases• u the form of nervous or sick headache; neuralgia in the head, neck, or extremities; consumption wine in the acute stages or where the lungs are not lully involved; acute or chrome rheumatism, scrofula, hip diseases, white swellings, spinal diseases, curvature of the spine, contracted muscles, distorted limbs, palsy or paralysis, St. Vitas’ Dance, deafness, stam mering or hesitancy ol speech, dyspepsia, indiges tion, constipation and liver com plaint, piles—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures oi the chest, and all forms of lemaie complaints. By Klectricitv The Rheumatic, the gouty, the lame and the lazy 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 deformities re moved; faintness converted to vigor, weakness to strength; the blind made to see, the deal to hear and the palsied form to move upright; the blemishes ot youth are obliterated; the accidents ot mature hie prevented; the calamines ol old age obviated and an active circulation maintained. LAD I E 8 Who have cold lianas ana feet; weak stomachs, lam aud weak backs; nervous and sick bea«iache; dizzi ness ami swimming in the bead, with indigestion and constipation of the bowels; pain in the side and buck; leucoirluca, (or whiles); tailing of the woiub w)ili in ternal cancers; tumors, polypus, aud all that long train of diseases will lind in Electricity a sure means of cure, tor paiuiul menstruation, too ^.otiise menstruation, and all ol those long line ol troubles with young ladies, .Electricity is a certain specilie, and will, iu a short time, restore the sufferer to the vigor of health. TEETH I TEETHl TEETH I Dr. D. still continues to Extract Teeth by Elec tricity without pain. Persons having de« ayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed for reset ting lie would give a polite invitation to call. Superior Electro Magnetic Ma-mines lorsale lor iarnily use, with thorough instru> tions. Dr. D. can accommodate u lew patients with board Slid treatment at his bouse. Ortice hours from 8 o'clock A. M. to 12 M.; from 1 to 6 P. M., and 7 to 9 iu the evening. Consultation free. novltf JJ. S. Marshal’s Sale. Untied States ok Am kbica, J District of Maine, ss. I ^ PURSUANT to a vend : Expo : to me directed from the Honorable Eilward Fox. Judge ol tho United States Distnct Court, within aud tor tho District of Maine, 1 shall expose ami offer for sate at public Auction, to the highest bidder therefor, the following property and merchandize at the Umo and place within said District, as follows, \iz: At the Mill, formerly occupied by Mason & Smith, at Hollis Center, in said District,, on Friday the eighth day of J tbnuiry next, at ten o'clock A. AI One Lathe ; one lathe Bench and Turning Tools one Board Planer ; one (.rind Stone and Bench; one dozen^ Circular Saws; six Saw Shafts; one Clapboard Machme; one Ixsth Machine; one Ma chine for making Match Splints; one Face PI <ner for planing end of Match Blocks; one Machine for preparing Match Blocks; one Power ( ross-tut Saw; one Hand (Yost Cut Saw; one and one half gross Stamped Mulches ; ninety-three one cent Jut. Bsv. Stamps ; all the Shajting and Belting, unstamped Matches, S ores and other furniture iu the MUl anil Dry House, connected therewith, excepting the Main Shaft and Water Wheel and the necessary Melting and ('.earing connecting the main Shaft wttk tne n li fer Wheel. . ... ... tr .. The same having been decreed forfeit to tho l nit ed SUto, in [lie Itislriet Court, tor rtet of M:iine anil ordered to l*o «oW th0 Pr«'eodii dl» twenty-^eond day of Jan uary, A. 1). JM7. CHARLES CLARK, U. S. Marshal, District of Maine. Jan 22 dlftt__ First National Hank of Portland. HOLDERS of the First Series of Seven-Thirty uotes can have the same exchanged for gold bearing six per cent bonds at this Rank at the usual commission. The First Scries mature in August next, and tho conversion of the Second and Third Series can also be effected on favorable terms. W. E. GOULD, Cashier Jan261m W arren’s Water-Proof Leather Preservative ! Soil! Wholesale and Retail by J. W. IHANSFIBI.D, M»lr Acral, jafijodlm* 174 Middle St,