Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 22, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 22, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS BY TEBEGHAPtt TO THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. ------- Friday Morning, February 22, 1867. LEGISLATURE OF MAINE. _ |SPECIAL DISPATCH TO THE PRESS.1 State House, Augusta, Feb. 21. SENATE. Papers from tha House disposed of iu con currence. Head and assigned—Act to incorporate the capital stock of the Star Match Corporation of Portland; act to amend an act to establish the compensation of the Clerk of Courts of the County of Cumberland, also to increase the salary of the County Attorney for the Couufy of Cumberland; act to provide lor the County of Cumberland; act to provide for the appoint ment of weighers of coal; resolve in favor of the State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. On motion of Mr. Dennison the joint order was suspended, and the same Senator present ed bill an act to provide for the inspection of petroleum and burning fluid, and the sale thereof. It was read twice and passed to be engrossed. Mr. Woodbury, from the Committee on Pub lic Buildings, on an order relating to the expe diency of enlarging the State House buildings reported in detail, submitting resolves in favor of enlargement of the capitol buildings and protection of tha archieves of the State. The report was accepted and ordered to be printed. Some committee reported legislation inexpe dient on inquiry relating to the expediency of placing elevators in the State House. An act to provide for the annual publication ot the proceedings of the Legislature passed to be engrossed. The act puts the matter of re porter in the hands of the Legislature of each year. Mr. Crosby moved a reconsideration of the vote whereby bill an act to aid in the construc tion of railways and to exempt the shares and bonds issued in aid thereof from taxation, was indefinitely postponed. He stated that he made this motion in order that he might offer an amendment, that the Lincoln and Knox, and also Newport and Dexter Jtailroads might be especially considered. A general and lengthy debate ensued, and the Senate voted not to reconsider, by 17 yeas, 18 nays. A bill an act allowing the town of Newport to ossiRt the Newport Manufacturing Compa ny, and donate in aid of the same, was discuss ed and passed to be engrossed—25 yeas, 1 nay. Mr. Caldwell, from the committee of confer ence on the disagreeing vote of the two branches on bill an act to increase the salary of the Gov ernor, reported. The report is made after an inquiry into the actual expenses of gentlemen who have heretofore occupied the position of Chief Magistrate, aud into other facts. The coiumittoe unanimously recommend that the salary be established at $8000 as barely adequate to defray the expenses of the Governor. An act in aid of construction of European and North American Kailway was taken up and discussed by Messrs. Woodman and Per kins. The act provides that the railroad com pany shall be released from the sum due from this State for lands purchased of Massachu setts. The same passed to be engrossed. BOUSE. An act relating to the fees of .Sheriffs and their deputies; also order relating to the print ing and binding of the Adjutant General’s re port for 18Gb, was read and assigned. On motion of Mr. Stetson, ot Bangor, Order ed, That the Committee on Finance be instruct ed to report to this Legislature that a State tax of #970,000 be assessed upon the cities and towns of the State. Resolve relating to sureties of B. D. Peck, reported by Committee on Judiciary, was read and ordered to be printed. Act relating to constructing acqueducts pass ed to be engrossed. Resolve in favor of State Reform School was read and to-morrow assigned; also resolve ap propriating $25,000 tor building and repairing of State Prison. Act to annex the town of Danville to Au burn; also resolve relating to portrait of Abra ham Lincoln, passed finally. Mr. Atkiuson called up the interest bill upon which the House yesterday voted to insist and appoint conferees, and on his motion the House reconsidered its vote of yesterday and voted to adhere to its former vote. The interest ques tion is thus settled for this year. Resolve appropriating $000 to Mr. Bickford C. Matthews, of China, after being ably sup ported by Messrs. Hale and Shepley, and op posed by Messrs. Setson, Otis, and others, was passed to be engrossed. Resolve relating to reconstruction was pass ed to be engrossed unanimously; also resolve in favor of East Maine Conference Seminary, appropriating ten thousand dollars therefor. Resolve leaving to the Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court certain questions pertaining to the legality of taxing the stock of national banking associations, and distributing the same among the several towns where such stock is holden, was amended, and as amended laid upon the table. An act relating to the collection of taxes was called up and amendment attached, authoriz cities and towns, by a vote of the same to charge interest on taxes ftom the time they become due, and as amended passed to be en grossed. Bill an act authorizing any city or town to raise money to aid in the construction of any railroad in this State, was taken up and to morrow assigned. An act regulating the weight of tare upon pressed hay, which proposes that tare shall be limited to four pounds, was called up, and pass ed to he engrossed. EUROPE. NEW « It THE CABLE. Parliamentary Elections in Northern Germany. Suspension of the Writ of Habeas Corpus in Ireland Prolonged. . London, Feb. 20, Evening. The Princess Alexandria has been confined anil has safely given birth to ajgirl. The war estimates, as presented in the minis terial budget, are largely increased over those of the preceding year. Berlin, Feb. 20, Evening. Reports from all portions of Northern Ger many indicate that the liberals have carried the Parliamentary elections. Athens, Feb. 20. News lias been received here that the Turk ;8i Gov rnment is about to send a man-of-war in purs of the Greek ship Panuellenion, at the Isla d of Candia. An armed brig will be dispatched from Greece to her assistance in case of emergency. Liverpool, Feb. 11, Noon. Ship Southampton, Capt. Smith* iek, from this port a few days since for New York, went on the rocks on the Irish coast near Belfast last evening. London, Feb. 21, Noon. The suspension of the writ of habeas corpus in Ireland has been prolonged. New York I lent a. . , New York, Feb. 21. I lie iron-clad Donderburg is to make her trial trip to-day. She will be gone two or three day a. The 1 rdies of the Southern Relief Association have re reived thus far $l<j,(iOO. John Adams, Paymaster of the Harlem rail road has disappeared. His accounts are short from $20,000 to $30,000. Snow continued to fall heavily until about 7 F. M. when it turned to a drizzling rain. To-morrow will lie generally observed in this city as a holiday. Business will he suspended and the government offices, banks and insur ance offices will be closed. The board of Fire Insurance Companies which has been in session here for two days ad journed to-day alter the transaction of much important business effecting the interest of the companies and insurers. Fraim matter*. New Yoke, Feb. 21. President Roberts lias called a convention of tlie Fenian Brotherhood of the State of New York for the 27th inst., to meet in Utica; also the Brotherhood of Illinois will meet on the 12th of March at Chicago. The Fenians of Pennsylvania will holdacon arly in April, and State Conventions of tlie Brotherhood will soon follow in the other States. _ . San Francisco, Feb. 20. ine If mans held a large and enthusiastic meeting here last night. It was resolved to earnestly co-operate with their Eastern breth ren to ao levc the independence of Ireland. luiporiRnt if Trne. ™ „ ... New York, Fel.. 21. that mVTv “ay9 “ is understoo.1 that Mr. F. P. Blair, Sr., has gone to Boston to endeavor to induce Oov. Andrew to aoeeDt the position of Secretary of State. The visit's bv the authority of anil m the interest of those who favor universal suffrage and universal am nesty. Wark inginrn ’» S ou trillion nt New Haven. _. . . New, Haven, Conn., Feb. 21. The W orkingmen s State Conventioii meet here to-morrow. A large number of delegates are already here anil the convention promises to bo lull and able. It is doubtful whether anv picket yrill be put in nomination. XXXIX 005GBB8B--8EG0ND SE88I0J WAsuraoTos, 1'eb. 21. BElfetE. Petitions wore presented and referred. Mr. Howard moved to discharge the Com mittee on the Pacific Railroad from further consideration of the kill to grant aid for the construction of a railroad from Lawrence Kansas, to the Mexican boundary line; also other bills granting aid to projected railroads The committee were discharged. Mr. Wilson offered a joint resolution which was referred to the Committeo on Joint Reso lutions, authorising the Secretary of War and Navy to detail a joint board of six of the most scientific officers of the army and navy, distin guished for their familiarity with and practice! knowledge of gunnery, fortifications and iron clad vessels, to test the comparative power of resistance of iron-clad vessels ami stone fortifi cations of the fire of heavy artillery, the hoard to select one of the strongest iron-clad ships of the navy and the most perfect sea-coast fortifi cation for the purpose of the trial; the fort and vessel to be armed with the heaviest guns in use, the trial to continue as long as necessary for the satisfactory determination of the proba ble result, and to report to Congress with drawings of the ship and fort, and the opinion ol the lioard as to tho comparative powers of resistance and adaptation of iron-clads and stone fortifications for offensive and defensive warfare. Mr. Sherman introduced a bill to confirm tho 8ale8 made by the direct tax ( onimis>ieuer.s for Houtn Carolina to persons in the army, navy and marine corps. Referred to the Judiciary Committee. The Indi&u Bureau bill was taken up, het question being on the House amendment traus *mrri!r£ Bureau to the War Department. The Committee on Indian affair report unani mously against it. Without definite action the Senate went into executive session. At the conclusion of the executive session a recess was taken at half past seven. EVENING SESSION. After unimportant business the bill to trans fer the Indian Bureau to the War Department wai considered. After debate the Senate adjourned. HOUSE. motion of Mr. Stevens it was ordered that the daily meetings of the House for the rest of the session be at 11 A. M. Mr. Hooper from the Committee on Ways and Means reported the bill for the payment of compound interest notes, and for the contrac tion of the currency. Mr. Hooper explained the hill. The amount of compound interest notes falling due this fis cal year was $140,000,000. The bill proposed to allow them to be received as a special tempora ry loan, for which certificates wero to be issued bearing interest of 3 05-100 per cent. The banks that held them would in his opinion gladly ex change them, as they could hold them as part of their reserve in the same manner as they do compound notes. Mr. Wilson showed that the effect of the hill would be to pay banks threo to lour millions of dollars a year interest by relieving them to the extent of such certificates of the necessity of lawful money by the redemption of notes. Mr. Stevens moved to amend so as to authors ize the redemption of compound interest uote and issue legal tenders in their stead. Other amendments were suggested, but Mr. Hooper refused to yield to any amendments. Mr. Kggleton advocated the hill as reported, which he said was a compromise measure. Mr. Hooper called foy.fhe previous question on the bill,and Mr. Stevens amendment excluding all others, which was sustained. Mr. Hooper closed the debate arguing in fa vor of the bill reported by the committee and against Mr. Stevens amendment. Mr. Stevens amendment was agreed to—99 to 59. The bill was rejected; yeas 84, nays 75. On inotion.of Mr. Randall, the vote rejecting the bill was reconsidered. Mr. Randall moved to refer the bill to the Committee on Banking and Currency, with instructions to report back immediately the first section of the bill, the second section to be stricken out. After discussion the motion was agreed to. Thereupon Mr. Randall rose instantly and reported from the Committee on Banking and Currency the bill with the second section stricken out. Mr. Hooper made a point of order that Mr. Bandall was not authorised to report the bill. The Speaker overruled it. Mr. Hooper moved to lay the bill on the ta ble. Rejected—59 to 95. The bill was then passed—95 to H5. The bill as passed authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to redeem the compound inter est notes and to issue legal tender not exceed ing 8100,000,000. Mr. Darling, from the Naval Committee, re ported aversely on the proposition to abolish the marine corps and to substitute soldiers therefor from the army. Laid oq the table and ordered to be printed. The House then took a recess. EVENING SESSION. The Speaker presented a communication from the President covering a report from the Secretary of State giving the names of Wiscon sin and Pennsylvania as States which have ra tified the Constitutional Amendment, and a communication from the governor of Rhode Island announcing the ratification of the Con stitutional Amendment. Mr. Brandege, from the Naval Committee, reported a resolution directing the Secretary of the Navy to appoint u board of not less than three competent officers to examine into all facts connected with the location of the Naval Academy at Annapolis, with a view to remov ing the sapie to a locality more advantageous to the Government apd make a careful survey and examination of the harbors of New Lon don and Newport for the location of such aca demy, and report all facts to the Fortieth Con gress. Mr. Schenek offered a substitute directing the Speaker to appoint a committee of three members for the same purpose. Before action the morning hour expired, and the matter went over until Tuesday and the House went into Committee of the Whole on the tax bill. After the consideration of the bill and action on several sections the committee rose and the House adjourned. WASHINGTON. Confirmations by the Senate. Surratt in Excellent Health. Washington, Feb. 21 Among the confirmations by the Senate to day were Phineas J. Stone, for Assessor of the 6th district of Massachusetts; Stephen Long fellow, Collector of Customs at Machias, Me.; Postmasters John S. Foy, at Marlboro; Isaac J. Bur rill, at Roxbury; Josiah Pickett, at Worcester; A. B. R. Sprague, Collector of In ternal Revanue in the 8th district ot Massa chusetts. It is said that Secretary McCulloch will shortly issue a circular notilyiug the public that the Department is now ready to receive and convert into 6-20 bonds the 7-30 bonds issu ed under the act of August, 1864, aud due next August, and pay interest thereon. Surratt is in excellent health, and sleeps aud eats well. He is closely guarded. It is stated that Messrs. Bradley and Merrick have been retained as his counsel, and yesterday Mr. Bradley had an interview of some length with him. MEXICO. • - Guadalajara Still Held by the Imperialists. TH» DEFEAT OF MIRAMON CON FIRMED. New Orleans, Feb. 21. Later dates from the interior of Mexico state that Corona had issued a decree, in effect that persons taking part with the Empire must leave the State of Jalisco within five days. Guadalajara papers of the 23d ult, state that the Imperialists still hold Guanajuato and its vicinity. Some petty Liberal chiefs had gain ed trifling advantages. The Liberals were encamped twelve miles from Vera Cruz. Washington, Feb. 21. Official nows from Vera Cruz of the 12th inst., received to-day at the Mexican Legation, confirms the report of the defeat of Miramon by Gen. Escoliado, near the city of Sacatecas. Boston Item*. , . Boston, Feb. 21. Last evening a man named Edward Welch, fiO years of age fell fVom the fourth story of a United States warehouse on Union wharf through a scuttle to the ground floor, and strik ing on his head was instantly killed. M. B. Bailey, brakeman on the Old Colony Railroad, and Henry Y. Gilson, of the firm of Gilson & Walker, last manufacturers, both died suddenly yesterday of heart disease. Washington’s birtli-day will be appropriately observed in this eity and vicinity. Very little business will lie transacted, the hanks, Custom House, &c., being closed. Papers publish as usual. Quite a severe snow storm prevails here this evening; wind northeast. At an adjourned meeting of the Southern Relief Committee, it was resolved that Mr. Waters, of the Advertiser, and Mr. Greene, of the Post, be requested to act as Treasurers, and that an appeal b« made to the public as soon as possible to contribute funds for the tempo South*h*f °f th° extreme destitution at the Rebel Rule in Kentucky, Union Officers Ordered to Leave the State. Frankfort, Ky., Feb. 21. The rebels in Boyle county recently sent let ters to Oeu. Speed S. Fry, Capt. Goodlac, Wel lington Harlan and the officers of the Freod uien's Bureau to leave the country under pen alty ol death. Application to Gen. Thomas lias been mule for protection of Union men against these rebel regulators. Gen. Fry is tho officer popularly believed to have killed Zulli a* Mill Springs in January, 1862, and Wellington Harlan recruited the first company of Union troops raised on Kentucky soil dur ing the war. Neither of them are extreme radicals, politically, and their most probable offence is their record during the war Miscellaneous Dispatches. St. Louis, Feb. 21. Gen. Sheridan and several officers of his staff came from Cincinnati to Odin, 111., to-day where they took the train for Cairo, eu route to New Orleans. , Philadelphia, Feb. 21. Another murder occurred here to-day. Two men named Johnson and Barker quarrelled at the house of the latter who took a shotgun and tired at Johnson, killing him instantly. The murderer has not been arrested. • i -- *OUtH AMERICA. Disturbance between American Em igrants in Brazil. INDIAN .TROUBLES ON THE ANAZON. Ihe Revolution in Mendoza. A , . Keh York, Feb. 21. Any uses from Bio Janeiro stab' that the rof k. 6 '?, u. ta9p the Boberts ami Suyiler oreocb loaders, reported in favor of the former, an American invention for adoption by the Brazilian army. . A- disturbance has occurred between the em igrants in Brazil from the United States. A party of Northerners are said to have attacked and attempted to burn a saw mill belonging to Southerners. A rising of three hundred Indians is report ed on the Amazon. Many people have been killed, and several of the nearest settlements destroyed. The bombardment of Curupaity, Paraguay by tlie Brazilian deep is continued*. The Par aguayan fortifications are armed with heavy cannon, and the Brazilians have erected but tenes, armed also with heavy cannon landed irom the fleet. Two thousand needle guns had been issued to part of the Brazilian troops, and proved vcrjr efficacious to the skirmishers. TheaUied army in now 115,000 strong, and would withiu a mouth receive 10,000 additional men. The revolution in Mendoza continued. The authorities are as yet unable to put it down. General Asboth, United States Minister at Buenos Ayres, has offered his mediation to the Argentine Congress, which was considered op portune. Nebraska Arreplt the Conditioii* for Be coming a State. ^ , , Omaha, Feb. 20. The Nebraska Legislature has ratified the conditions imposed by Congress for the admis sion of that Territory as a State. The vote in the House stood—yeas 20, nays 6, and in the Senate it was unanimous. Hlalieiou* DcMtriiciioii of a Mill. Memphis, Tenn., Feb. 21. A valuable mill belonging to J. M. Palmer, formerly ol Ohio, at .fobnsonville, was set on fire by incendiaries this morning, and destroy ed. Mr. Palmer was warned of the outrage and made an effort to get military protection j but failed. THE HARHEI8. Viaaucial. „„ . . New York. Feb. 21. Money remained easy at the close at 5 ® C iier cent on call. Prime business paper passes ar.6|®7 per cent. Gold closed Ann at 138] fit! 13SJ. Governiuents quiet and steady. Stocks firmer at tne last open board, and closing generally ditto. Petroleum and quiet 8 “h*re* •*"■« bi-day, but closed generally New l'erk market. „ , New Yokk, Fell. 21. Cotton—heavy and lully 1®,. lc lower; sales 1,700 bales; Middling uplands at 32. Flour—active and5® 10c better; sales 6.NOO buls., State alp 05 <g 11 50. ltoiiml boo)> Ohio 10 75 <n> 12 R5; *«««••« 12 00. Soutliern salea at 10 30(a) Wheat—S ® 3c better and active; sales 31 200 bnsli Milwaukee No. 2 at 2 24 Q 2 80; No. 3 at 2 12 Urnu—lc lower and aetivo; sales of 128,0(K)’ bush.— Mixed Western at 100 «; 107. Yellow Western at 1 07 Oata-flrmer; sales 35,000 bush. Western at 50 fib 58c. State at G6 (a* G7c. ^ Pork—firmer. Lard—ftmor, Whiskey—quiet and steady. lllco-in fhir demand at lot for Carolina. Molasses firm; sales of Muscovado, new crop, at @ 53c. * Naval Stores—Spirits Turpentine quiet at 70 ® 72c. Rosm at 4 12} fib 3 00. Petroleum—dull; sales of ernde at 18c. Refined bonded at 28Je. TkUow-aottve; sales 215,000 lbs at lit ® UJc. Freights to Liverpool—without decided change. Chicago Markets. n, . . , „ Chicago, Fell. 21. Flour steady and firm. Wheat firm ; sales at 2 20 tor No. 1, and l yfij @ 1 87 for No. 2. Cura active and I,1® 2c higher; saiua at 84} ill) 8«c ior No. 4 and G«c lor No. 2. Oats more active, closing firm At 40tc for No. 1 in store. Provisions dull; first class brands ot mess fork are held at 18 75 (ffi 19 Ofl Sweet piek lwUiams held firm at 10} @ lljc. Lard quiet at llj ltecelpts—.7,600 hbls. flour, ft,700 bush, wheat, 7,500 bu“b- l.80® bo8s* Shipmeuts Corubbl" t* ’Ur'1,4011 bn8b- wheat, anil 2,000 bnsli. . Ciuciuaati Markets. , , CINCINNATI, Feb. 24. Floor unchanged; sales of superfine 9 76 (a> 10 75; l,rwT1i?“ at 50 1,180» &ney brands at 14 00 iy l? fl0; ,„Whp!*1 oales No. 1 Spring at 2 40 @ 2 45, and No. 1 Winter at 2 90. Corn in better demand, but Prices aro unehnnged; sales No. 1 shelled at 00c in el evator, and 741^7.50 in sacks. Oats firmer and nn changed; sales at 49c for No. 1. Whiskey steady at Provisions dull but higher; messpork at 20 00 tor city and 19 7t» tor country. Hulk meats dull at 7} Cut 9}c, and 11} for city and Jc less tor conn Lard more active at 12c lor prime city. Cheese at 16AC. Butter sales central Ohio at 28 (a) 30e.— Egga In better bu ppiy and declined to 10c. fiav dull at 15 00 (a} 18 00. Gold 138J. No change in tlie money market. Wftjw Oilcan* lUarkeln. New Orleans, Feb. 21. w.r, A.t.ow~uiaiket weak !II‘d lower; sale* 2.500 bales; Middling at 31c; receipts 5,880 bales; the exports were 6,639 bales. Sugars—lair at 13c. Molasses—lair at 76c. Sterling Exchange 147 J. New York sight Exchange Jc discount. Freight.-unchanged, Rio Janeiro Market*. _ , Rio Janeiro,Feb. —. There has boon an animated demand lor Celfee at Rio. Sales since Inst steamer 70.000 bags a tan ad vance ol 100 w 200 i ces. Crops accounts are unfavor able and will not be largo as anticipated. Receipts limited, fine grades very scarce and slock reduced to 35,000 bags. Superior is quoted at 7030 (fv 7200 roes. Commercial—Per Cable. ^ Liverpool, Feb. 20, Evening. rhe Cotton market closed quiet; the sales to-day were 8,0:0bales; Middling uplands quoted all4d.—> Breadstuff's — Wheat an J Corn quiet. Provisions— Bacon middles 4 is; tallow 43s 6*1 tor Amercan; lard 60* 3d. Prixiuce—Itoaiu, common Wilmington, OsOd; retined Pennsylvania and Canada White Petroleum, is <ki per gallou. London, Fob. 20, Eveniug. Consols for money closed at 90$. American Securities.—The following are the closing prices of American securities: Erie Kailwav shares 38. Illinois Central shares 7?- ex-div. United States 6-20’s 74$. ,T tA „ „ Frankfort, Feb. 20, Evening. United States 6-20 bonds closed this evening at 77$. Paris, Feb. 20. Evening. United States 6-20 bonds are quoted at 82$. „ , „ London, Feb. 21, Noon. Consols for money 01. American Securities.—The following are the current quotations for American Securities: Illinois Central Railroad Shares 78$, ex-div. Eric Railroad shares 38$. United States 5-20’s 74. „ Liverpool, Feb. 22, Noon. The Cotton market Is very dull, and price declined id; estimated day’s sales 7,000 hales; Middling up lands at 13|d; Middling Orleans 14$d. New York Stock Market. „ New York, Feb. 21. Stocks— A merican Gold.13S l U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1862.... .-..1114(5)’lllj U. S. h ive-Twenties, coupons,1804.pm U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1805,.100 U. S. Five-Twenties, conpons new issne.1064 U. S. Teu-Fortics, coupons.10ll U. S. Seven-Thirties, 1st series.g5$ U. S. Seven-Thirties, 2d series.lU5i U. S, Seven-Thirties, 3d series.1054 Western Union Telegraph,. 41 New York Central,. .102 Er!«..•••••,. M) Eric preferred.70 Hudson. 1341 .:::io4* Michigan Central,.1071 Michigan Southern. 72$ Illinois Central,,.116 Chicago & Rock island.97$ Pacific Mail, ex-div.127 American Express. 55 BomIoii Slock l Ant. Sales at the Brokers’ Board, Dec 21. American Gold.* j37» Uniled Slides Coupon Sixes, 188L ...!. iml ( United States 5-20s, 1862 .ij0! United States Ten-tortie^f. ]***[ ”. JJjJ} Western ltuilroad. Eastern Railroad.* . 1071 , (Sales at. Auction.’]. a Boston and Manic Railroad. 132 Cuitcd States 7 3-Hubs, 1st series. loci Bangor City Sixes, 1874,.. Bath City Sixes, 1870..] jJ6j Brighton Market. .. , . » 4l Brighton, Feb. 20. At market for the current week: Cattle, 12j8 ; Sheen Swi,ie, —; number o ’Western Cattle, 968; fcasteru Cattle, 74; Working Oxen and Northern Cattle, 204; Cattle left over from last week, 22. Beet CattlcHExIra $1S 25 ffl $13 50; first quality $12 50 @ $15 00; second quanty $1100 <c $12 00; third quality $9 So @ $10 50 p 1(H) lbs (the to tal weight ot hides, tallow and dressed beef). Country Hides, 9 9Jc |> Ib; Country Tallow, 7 (Sh 74 p Ib. * w Brighton Rides, 10@ 10k* p Ib; Brighton Tallow, 74 («> 8c p lb. ' * l*11'1' Skins, *1 25 @ *1 75 *> Skin; Sheep Skins. $1 25 (tv $1 75 each. Calf Skins, 17 @ 20c p lb. Remarks—The quality ol the Western Cattle isbet ter than those ot last week, there being a good many iSmlfl? Beeves among tliem. Prices remain un ?OI?i ?ur quotations. The trains trom the ■ rj.V!1,'" ‘‘'‘r,y’ 3,1,1 there was not much trade eloroa arm i o«ia ter.“.'iUUj,‘sh;ld!iJ' ''ut before tlie SfJJ? « eatorn Beeves were sold. the,™ 1&& CaWle ‘ro“ Ma,uo> aud "l0Hl 01 Stores—Nearly all the small Cattle that aro broil eld into market ale sold tor Beet. There is I ,It •>i;.„ Sfores except Working oxen mid Milch Cows h, mar Working Oxen-Salcs. There is not a large supply in market and a good demand. Wo Quoted sains at *180, *190, *210, $215, *225, #230, (&?**» ,I#*0 per pair. Milch Cows—Sales extra $80® $100; ordinary $1 0 ® $75; Store Cows $.* <g $50. Prices of Milch Cows deitend altogether upon the laney of the purchaser, flood Cows are scarce and sell quick. Sheep and Lambs—The supply of Sheep in market is not so large as t hat of last week. Most ol the West ern Sheep were taken at a eommissiou. We quote sales of lots at 64, 6J, 7, 74, b ® 8}c p Ib. Swine—None at market. BKIDGTON ACADEMY. TH5L?m?ING TERM of this Institution will TUESDAY, February 26lh, “J con«nuo eleven weeks. C. K. n*l,TON, A. PriB€ipBl. ptyed to all departmental*thc'ShclT* be JT* board finished in the^y at *3.00 per Rooms for self-boarding easily obtains l Text books furnished at Portland m... n Principal. T. H. MEAI,' s™r„.hy Ul0 Mo. Brldgton, Jan. 30,1WS7. U>l«d2aw£w3w Ho I. I I in S * G I L K Bv At the old stand ol E. Dana, Jr ^ APOTHECARIES, Deering Block, Corner ol Congress and Preble Sts. _ PORTLAND, ME. foreign and DomesticDrugs,Chemicals, Fluid Ex tracts. Toilet 4 nicies. Perfumery, and Fancy Goods. i uyskian s prescriptions carefully prepared, either i oy nay or mght. I Mr. diaries B. Groenloat, who tias been ai this 1 fion cl«kT niUUber °' yeare'"i“ wm“ n „ preUrit I t on clerk. soput-eoddtwtl MISCELLANEOUS. WMT ALLEN, JrT WITH PLEASURE infiirmB the TRADE tliat be baa removed to the large and eonno* diona Store,, No. 11 Exchange St., And is now ready to show to his friends and cus tomers the LARGEST and, BEST SELECTED STOCK OF FIRST CLASS Fancy Groceries Foreign and Domestic FRUITS ! CIGARS, TOBACCO, Ace, To be found in the Stale, HAVING A DECIDED ADVANTAGE -- BEING ABLE - TO - Purchase all Goods -FOE NET CASH! Me trusts to hold out Inducements to the Trade - THAT — WILL SECURE To him in the future as in the paat. a liberal share of the public patronage. Oranges and Lemons, —AND ALL— ^Ireen Fruits in their Season. DRIED FRUIT ! 15,000 IbN. —OF— FION ! Pai tot tlie cargo of tlio Barque Velma, at less figures than we have been able fa make far the past ten years. iso BOXES SUPERIOR PRUNES FIU5SH CHOP. Currants, Citron, Dates, # AND Raisins ! Fresh Fruit, in Cans ! Among which may bo found McMurry’s Celebrated Baltimore PEACHES l ALSO, PEARS, STRA JFBERRTES, PIKE APPEES, GREEK GAGE PEU31S, Ac., Ac. A splendid assortment ot Jams and Jellies ! FRESH CROP Wilmington Pea Nuts, Shelled and Soft Shelled almonds, Nuts oPall Kinds —---; --- Tamarinds, Pickles, Ketchups, Meat & Fish Sauces,&c, $ Having made arrangements with the leading man nfacturers of Pickes and Hermetically sealed goods, «*•» we can furnish all articles in their line at Hlau ufnc Hirers’ Prices. EXTRACTS, CHOCOLATE, &(% SAGO AND TAPIOCA! CRUSH IMPORTATION. iPT*T!V? 1att‘,ntion of t,ie Trade is specially called to the large assortment of v* J Fine Cut Chewing AND Smoking Tobacco endless variety among which KIL LICK NI CK, big lick, GllAND SEAL, SOLACE, AND AMULET, PMCY PIPES of every description. Cable Coil Virginia Tobacco 1 Isiyond dispute the best chewing Tobacco now hi tile market. Sailor’s Delight, Diadem, Honeymoon, Planet, ftureka, and many other well known bran de of T O H .1 r C ©/ The largest assortment ot Imported and Domestic Cigars to lie found in tlie city. Tlit above goods were bot rgbt for C A. S II ^ wuntet goods inaSsUne’wouli'd0®’?niif"'™"18in our stock. "'mld d0 well to examine EVERY DESfjRipxiON -OP _ CONFECTIONERY ! for sale » t tho lowest prices. All Good?, delivered Free of Ex pense. W]?'I. AEEEN, Ji\, 11 Exchange Street. tebla dlw . . ISttfUBAVClJ._ ' ' FIRE, MARINE & INLAND INSURANCE! STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE PHJmiX 1\SI KA \( |J COMFr BROOKLYN, IV. Y., On the First Day of January, 1867. . Philander Shaw, Edgar W. Crowell Stephen Crowell, Nrcretury. TiM.Prc.Mcat. PM.idcat. CAPITAL. The Capital or said Company actually paid up in Cash. ..., ...... 41UA ... The surplus on the l.t day ol Januafy, lnt7, - - - ... - ©M» 2 Total Amount ot Capital and Surplus,.$l,<itii;,M4 88 ASSETS. Amount of Cash on band and in Bank, ........ $10! 070 rw “ . . in hands ol* Amenta, in course ol transmiaalou, .... 07,V|| pi Amount ol l^oans on Bonds ana Mortgages, being first lien of record on unincuinlered Heal Kstate (mostly dwelling houses in the City of Brooklyn) worth at least $600,OCO; rate of interest 7 per cent., - - _ . „ ... . 272 401 29 Amount of Co*i»* on demand, secured by pledges of good Bank aud other Corporation Siocks as collateral, the market value ol which is at least $107,0 1, - - - 65,625 00 Amount cl Bills receivable for Premiums on ccean Marino and Inland Navigation Risks, 329,695 *4 Invested in Public Secnnties, viz: $334,750 U. S. Treasury Notes, 7.30 Market value, - - $.351,467 50 3°- Uojada 1881, “ - 59.95'i (Ml J’®®® *jo. ‘J°- 16C7, “ 5,200 00 2.>,250 do. do. 5 20, “ - 27.270 (Ml 77,700 do. do. ln.40, “ - 77,000 oo

.Je*®® do. Certificates of indebtedness, - <t6o oo 25.000 lennesee State Bonds, “ - 16.6.5 00 30.000 Kings Countv Bonds, “ - 30,000 oo 18.000 Wisconsin State Bonds, “ - 18,0(Mi 00 35.000 Virginia State Bonds, 4< 15.400 00 K ngs County Certificate of Indebtedness, - 7,412 74 . ft., !?• S Br®oklyn Union Ferry Company, Market value, - 4,000 00 $613..*{05 21 Amount due for Fire Premiums on Policies issued at office, - - - 13 6.58 23 ‘ Marine and Inland Premiums, issued at office. - - 5<» 255 83 “ ot a erued interest, - - . . ,4 jTg I! °t Real Kstate owned by the Company (office building,) - - 1061955 86 “ of other property, miacellaneous items, - - _ . 9617 31 $1,660,844 *8 LIABILITIES. Amount oi Losses Incurred and in process of adjustment, - $114 804 00 Phenix Insurance Company, Brooklyn, N. Y. Annexed please find a Statement of the condition of this Company at this time, by whfch'it^’ll'besosn notwithstanding the year just ended has been one ol extraordinary character, so far as 1 sscs are concerned that the Phenix Insurance Company of Brooklyn, Mew York, has passed through tho liery and watcrv ordeal unscathed, and is aide to show the handsome array ot Assets of One Million Six Hundred and Sixty six Thousand, hour Hundred and Sixteen Dollars and Two Cents. 3 91,066,410,09. as security for its Policy holders, and the payment of its losses The premium receipts of this Company the past year were for - h'ire Premiums, - _ |S78 560 5S Marine and Island, ------ 1.182,’228 45 Total Premium Receipts, - - - . $2,ua07'4<(7 And it has in the same period paid out lor Losses, „ 91,408,037 SO Marine Premiums marked off as earned, 9030,081 11 Its entile Income from all sources for lsCG, was 93,131,830 89 „ ... , . _ „ , , „ Bkooklyk, N. Y. Jan. in, 1807. On this day the Directors of the Phenix Insurance Company declared a semi-annual Dividend of Five per cent., payable on demand. JOHN E. BOW & SON, Agents. teb20 eodlw ins ” WANTED. Wanted. A PARTNER with a capital of $400 in the Grocery and Provision Business, in the city. Good refer ence given and required. Address Box 1572, Portland. fc20d3t* Partner Wanted. A smart, active and intelligent man with $400 to take an equal interest in a good, paying busi ness in this City. Good references given and requir ed. Enquire of COX & POWARS, 3511 Congre33 St., Portland, Me. Iebl6 02w _ STOJOJE IfVfJVTED SUITABLE for Fancy Goods, Watches, and Jew elry, either on Middle, Congress or Exchange Streets. A reasonable price will be paid for fix tures, and half a Store might be taken if agreeable to a good party in a good location. Address A. VRESMER, No 152 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., giving real name and location. fe9d3w* Flour Barrels Wanted! ON and after January 2d, 1807, we shall resume the purchase of Flour Brls. for CASH, at the Office of the Portland Sue hi* Co., 37 1-3 Daar.Uk 81.. FebSdtf J. B. BROWN & SONS. Agents Wanted! VUST OUT, Far ingut nud our Naval He fJ raes, bv the brilliant and popular Historian, J. T. H'eadly- This is the only work on the Navy in the War . Viu every hotly is buying it. GEORGE H. BLAKE, GENERAL AGENT, FeM-3nf Box ®7, Portland, Me. Ag ents Wanted! FOR RICJHARRSON’S NEW WORK BEYOiSD THE MISSISSIPPI. FROM the Great River to the Gre.^t Ocean. Lite and Adventure on Prairies, Mountains* and the Pacific Coast. With Descriptive and 1'Hotograpic Views ot the Soeoery, Cities, Lands, Mines, people, and Curiosities of the New States and Territories. 1«S7 — 1h «. By .VLB* RT I). RICHARDSON, Au thor of “ Field Dungeon and Escape.” The work will be issued in one Targe Octavo Volume of 500 pages, beautifully illustrated with nearly 200 Engra vings. This work will be sold by subscription only. Sole and exclusive rights of territory given with liberal commissions. Agents are meeting with great suc cess. Faithful, energetic, persevering men or wo men will, m the Agency, find lucrative employ meat. If an Agency is wauled, send tor circular, giving full particulars. Apply to, or address J. FATTEN FITCII, No. 233$ Congress St., Portland, Me. i ie.\15dtf&w2m 1 , Wanted. p-/-. /WW \ FLOUR BARRELS, at Forest V/iJ City Sugar Refinery, West Co*i mercial, near foot of Emery street. Propos. *1** will also fie received lor new Sugar Bar rels a,„i % sample may fie seen at tlie othee oi the Ctnimanv IfiiiA Commercial, at corner of Union St. febl2d*wi.\__T. 0. MERSEY. Wanted Daily ! ! AT The Gei irral Agency and Employment Office 351 C^ncreim Wired. All per sons wishing to. tenure good Gills lor any respecta ble employment, vr» H find them at this ottice. Also please notfre. We will send you men and boys for any work in .city or country, irec oi charge. £3r*We want g'ood American, Provincial, Irish and Colored Women an d Girls, as well as Men and Boys, every day lor ah' •‘■orte oi situations in this City and vlciu.ty, Give ...» a call.^ & pyw ARS Portland, Me., Jan. 2B, V- Jan3U <ltf Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each, for first class Fl*ui Barrels suitable 6>t sonar. _ LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novl3.lt! 139 Canainorcia! street. BOARD AND CWJ1S. To Let. A Suit ol rooms suitable for Gent and t with board at Gti Clark Street. Feb *“** To be Let. PLEASANT unfurnished rooms withont board, suitable tor j;eiitlenieii and tlieir wives. En quire at No. 5 South street, between 9 and 11 A. M each day. _ ,jan8dtf LOST AND FOUND. Lost! ON the 28th of Jan, betweon Deland’s Court. Greet street, and 160Middle st, a Lady’s Ui*l«i Watch. The Under will oe suilably rewardod by leaving it at this office. teblSdlw* Lost. 4 NOTE of hand signed by J. D. & H. SP1LL1SR ii payable to nnr onler at any Bank in Portland, daftel Feb. 4th, 1867,on Sixty days tor Two Hundred anil i^erenteen 60-lOU Dollars. AJ1 person arc hereby cautiooed against purchasing said note as payment, has bccu stopped. H. J. & O. B. LANE. East Raymond Fob. lGtli, 1887. FeblBdlw* TO LET. TO LET ! The 2d, 3d and 4tli Floors or NTORG NO. SO UNION NTRKET, suitable for most any business. Apply to FBANCU O. THOIHES, on the premises, or GEO. H. 8MARDON, at Wood man, True &• Go's. febistif To Let. T11E third and Fourth doors In the new store 54 & 56 Middle Street 50 feet in width, H5 feet long. For terms apply to the subscriber at 1« Oxford Street. FeltMsdtl ALFRED WOODMAN. To Let. FIRST, second and third lofts oyer E, T. Elden & Co.’s store, Free Street Block; also, offices oyer Schlotterbcck’s, and oyer Grosman & Co.’s, in new block corner Brown and Congress streets. Jaul4-dtfj. b. BROWN To Let THE three Btoried Brick Store 204 Fore, footol Plum Street. Enquire of E. M. PATTEN, feblthlti Plum Street. Jackson’s Catarrh Snutfl ELEGANT TROCHE aud SNUFF Combine.I lor Co ughs, Catarrh,Bronchitis, Colds, Hoarseness, Asthma, Bad Breath, Headache,die. Instantly relieves annoying Cough* in Churcli. t'hires Catarrh* positively without sneezing. ■\ qluable to Winger*, Clergy, &c., clear* anti Hire, ’ttflhen* the voice; acts quickly; tastes pleas antly; I,ever nauseate*. Pre\ Tr“** taking cold from Whaling, licclnre* &c. J,ruggiKts or sent by mail Kni lose to Hoopw, Wilson & Co., rEU TIEi’MEftS. TONS Cumberland Pure Eaw Bone A\ |U Phos. of Lime. ISO Tons Coe’s Plinephatc of lime. JR Tons E. P. Coe's Phosphate of Lime. 20 Tons Lloyd’s Phosphate of Lime. 500 Barrels Lodi Pouurette. 300 Barrels IJttlelield’s Poudrctte. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. For Bale at Manufacturer’s Prices, by KENDALL * WHITNEY. | Feb 8,1887. te9d3mls REAL ESTATE. Valuable Farm in Hamilton, FOR SALE. The subscriber, Intending to re turn to l 'iiIIforma in the ifEng, ot ters bis Fanu fn sale. Said Farm is situated in Hamil ton, Muss., on Iks tins of tbs East ern Balnea i, between Salem and Ipswich, Mhiut one fourth of a mile Horn Wcnliain and Hamilton depot, and contains about SO acres, viz: 8 seres of Woodland, 3 acres of Peat Meadow, and the balance all under good cultivation, and very conveniently arranged.— The buildings are all good anil in gaod repair, with good cellars under the house and l.aru, well cement ed. There is also a well of good water at the house and barn, with a large cistern for rafei water at the house. Also Stock, Farming Tools, Hay, Grain, Po tatoes, and Household Furniture. This is one of the linest located Farms in Essex Comity, Is near the railroad station, and convenient to churches, schools, &e., and is just tarenough from the city to make it a desirable suiumat residonce 1 or a gentleman doing business in Boston or Salem ; and ifsnot di. posed olat private stile, will bo sold at Pub lic Auction some time in March. „ JOHN NORTH. For erms and lurther particulars apply on the premiss s, or to J. N. NORTH, No. 8, Portland St., Portland. _ fcbgl u2w Valuable Real Estate FOR SALE ! BY virtue of a license from the Hon. Judge of Probate tor Cumberland County, I shall sell bv public auction, ou SATURDAY, March loth next the following parcels of Real Estate belonging to the estate of the late CHARLES E. BECKETT, viz: At 11 o’clock A. M., of said day, on the premises, lot ol land corner of Congress and Smith Streets, extending about 44 feet ou Congress and 130 feet on Smith Street, with the unfinished buildings thereon, subject to mortgages of about $3,(X>0. At lialf past It o’clock A. M., of the same day, or immediately after the foregoing is disposed of, on the premises, lot of land corner of Congress ami Frank lin StreCta, containing about 8,000 square Jeet, ex tending about 100 feet on Congress Street, subject to mortgages of $5,500 and interest. Also, at. 3 o’clock I\ M., ol the same day, on the premises, lot of land corner ot Vaughan and Pine Streets, about 220 leet on Vauglmn Street and 143 on Pine Street, subject to mortgages of $4,640 ami in terest. Said lots are located in the most desirable parts of the city, and otter excellent inducements to builders and capitalists to purchase. S. B. BECKETT, Administrator. HENRY BAILEY A: SON, Auctioneers. Portland, February 13, 1867. eod3wtdtd House and Lot for Sale at Ferry Village, Cape Elizabeth. WILL BE SOLD at a bargain, if applied fov soon, a new story House. Said House is 21 by 31 leet with an L 12 by 22 feet, finished through out, and situated within sixty rods of the Ferry Office. Terms : One half down; the balance in one and two years. Possession given immediately. Apply to ASA T. WEBSTER, or F. W. TALBOT, 47 Com mere tul Street. Ferry Village, C. E., Jan. 8, 1867. feblQ dtw* FOR SALEt ONE House and Lot on Washington Street for sa e vhhv low. House new and containing Seven Rooms. Price #1,10(1. ALSU: One now House and several Lots near the Rolling Mills will he sold very cheap, the lots at prices rang ing from #50 to #100. ALSO: Several Lots on Washington Street. Prices #300 to #5000. Inquire ot JOSEPH REED, Real Esta e Agent, Oak St., near Congress St. febl4 d2w* Valuable Hotel Property tor Sale. r|->HE Oxford House, pleasantly situated iu the vil 1 lage ol Pryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is of fered for sale at a bargain, it applied for soon. The House is large, in good repair, with turniture and fixtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For full particulars inquire ot HORATIO BOOTHBY, Proprietor. Oi liauson a Dow, 54$ Union st. Fryeburg, Sept. 2P, lbtfc. <ltf For Sale—House on Park St BEING about to remove trom this city I oiler lor sale my House, No. 55 Park St. It is good size and conven cut, with all (he modern improvements, Bathing room, in wnich is llot and Cold water, Gas, Furnace. &c. Con ectcd with house in a good stable. Po.- session given first day of May next. Enquire at No. Commercial Ml. head of Hobson’s wharf, of J, H. fl union, the subscriber,STEPHEN PATTEN, or of W. H, JERK1S, Real Estate Agent. /JanSOcod tf House tor Sale. A„ iml TTnn. ™ tw0 "‘dries, Stable attached, hard 1 soft warn, d""1 lot centrally located-con venlent dP8iraW<!- «* IS Hauoy.sr or 1S4 »o. T. X. FENDERSON. Jan. 24,18«7. dtf c __ IVTOTIC*. 7 will sell on I aroi nt '* '."“loN on IX payment or lot for a term of years, “audon the corner ol Middle and Franklin street, in. and f ranklin street, including thecorner ol Frank * ore streets. Apply to VVM. HILLIARD, BaL ’ or SMITH & RLELi Attorneys, Portland. jyl2tt Desirable Store JLots FOR SALE, N COnniBCIlL 8TRKET. THE suhscriliera offer lor sale the lot of land on the southerly side ot Commercial Street, headot Dana’s Wharf, measuring 72 bv 150 feet. For fur ther particulars inquire JONAS H. PERLEY, Oct 18 tf _or W. 8. DANA. House for Sale. ON Neal St reel, upper half of tht; Brick front House—containing in all 12 Rooms; ccmenttd Cellar, hard and soft water. A good stable, and .yard room. Very convenient and desirable. Possession given sometime in March. Terms easy. Apply on the premises, or to WM. H. JERRI3, _ . Peal Estate Agent. Feb. 6-d3w B For Lease. THE valliable lot of land corner ot Miihllo a ad Plumb Streets, for a term or years. Knouuc of C. V. MITCHELL Ji: SON. _Aug.j!8, HCC-dti_ 1,8 Fore SI re. t. Farm for Sale. I WILL sell my farm near Allen’s Corner West brook, about three miles from Poitlund, one mile from horse ears, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said tana couluins about 100 acres, part ot it very valuable lor tillage, and part ot it tor building lots. There is a good house, two large baxus, and out bous es on l he premises. It will lie sold together, or iu lots to suit, purchasers CYRUS TliURLOW, sepll-dti 1C5 Commercial St. First Class Houses for Sale. \\TE offer tor sale the eight first class brick bousas ' I recently built by us, situated on Pjnc Sfryot’ between Clark and Carleton Streets. These houses are thoroughly built, with slate rno*, brick drrnus, and nimble mantelpieces throughout. - 1 hev v> ill be sold at a low price, and on very tavor » ble terms. Apply at our ottiee,^^ 27 i Dan forth St. ur d ERR IS, Real Estate Agent, opnosi tot fee Preble House. Oe toiler 1C, 1866. dtt Notice. Mil. ANDREW J. CHASE lei iron from ocir firm tram tins date. YEA TON & HUE. Cortland, Feb. 18, I8C7. iCtw For Hale. , , Schooner “Hattie Rosa,” 1M tons old measurement, built in 1858 of the very Afl ft Inst material, hard wood bottom and -//ftyldL Whito oak top, coppered, sails, rieuine =JwHBfc-and spars m first rate condition, and well found everyway, and ready lor bnsiuess. ROSS & STCRJOI VAN T fehU’ltf_WCommcrcml so ek noticeT " “ala"y Si11'* tod a remedy, will do well to writ* > ,,naIbi® *" _. , „,CYRtJ'S 1,0WELD, January 25, JfT" **»‘br">; EN TEIf TAIN M EN TS. “ Tin I Mil FOBTIOR.)' The Portland Light Infantry, GIVE A (tR Aisri) | Military and Civic Ball Friday Evening, Feb. 22d, 1867, AT MECHANICS* HALL. GENERAL MANAGERS. Gen. Samuel J. Anderson, Capt. Jonathan Smith Capt. Abial Somciby, Capt. William H. Avers Maj. Charles B. Varney, Col. W. A. VViuship, ’ (ten. George L Beal, Mai. E. B. Houghton, Col. A. P. Bradbury, Col. R. R. Rich, Charles B. Sieveus', Esq., Edward Mason. Esq., William T. Morris. Esq., Orlando Marrelt, Esq., Elisha Wheeler, Esq. COMMITTER OF ARRANGEMENTS. J- F. Libby, E. S. Warner, George Webster, Nathan Goola, James W. Plaiated, A. 1>. Reev.-s, Henry Greene, Charles L. McAlister, Alexander Bell, i:. L. Longley, Charles A. Donnell. floor managers. J. F. Libby, v «. .v I George Webster, NaHia'i G^ld James W. Plaistoil, A. D. {Loves, ’ John D. Mitts. tocT«fCAn^?uJJ?tTTObU of tll° Comnilt Ma.ic by Chandler’. Qumdrillr Band. [Sr'Daneing tocommeuceat ha fpaat 8 o’clock Feb 16—dlw Portland Theatre. Bid well 4c Browne, Lenees 4c Manager*. BcDefit of Miss Dollie Bidwell. Last Night but One of tlie Season. YANKEE" LOCKE has kindly volunteered, and wdl appear in Ida peat diameter of Dli.PELEG PII.I.NBl'KV, In addition to the peat scenic Hurl, ftanf CIIDEBELLA ! NATURDAY AFTERNOON, Grand Matinee at 2 1-2 O’clock Children 25 cents. feb22 SPECIAL NOTICE. fPHE public are reepectfhlly aoliciled to attend a i party, to be given fttr the benetit of tbe Mount fort Street Methodist Church, AT MECHANICS9 HALL, On ffleaday Evening, February *13,1867, Commencing at eight o'clock. The Managers pledge themselves to spare no pains to make this one ot the most agreeable parties of llie season. One of the best Hands in the city is engaged to furnish mimic for the occasion. 'The Star of the Evening a ill be crowned at one o’c ock. Gentlemen 91.00. Lailie* Free. Committee of Arrangements—AHired A. .Iordan, Nejd. Stephenson, Harry Daniels, Mr. Clark, John February 21. dtd* THEY’RE COMING! The Favorites of the East! AT DEERING HALL, -ON - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, Veb. 33th, 3fflh and 37lh. The Inimitable and World-Famous BEN COTTON, And his celebrated CALIFORNIA MINSTRELS. Master Bennie, The Empire Boys, Jake Budd, Charley Atkinson, -AND ALL THE GREAT STARS! Will Positively Appear. If. E. PAUMELEE, Advance Agent. W. H. H. BLACKMAN, Business Agent. tc21d6t CITY NOTICES. CITY OF POltTEAND. THE Electors of the City of Portland are hereby notified that the Aldermen of said rttv have prepared Alphabet cal Lists of the voters in the sev eral Wards of said City, and have posted the same in the ma n corndorsof Market Hal), ami deposited copies thereof in the City Clerk's office, as required by law. Persons who may have been returned In Wards where they are only temporarily residing, and who may desire t» l.a\e their naxues changed to Wards claimed by them as their residenc , will make application for that purpose to the Hoard ol Alder meii ou either of the throe secu'ar days next preced ing the day of the ensuing Annual i lection, at the Common v oune.il Rooms in Marttct Hall, bttween the hours of 9 A.M., and IP. M. Per Order. J M. HEATH, CRy Cl rk. Eeb.iy.lb07. lebSOdCt CITY OF PORTLAND. VITHEREAS J. A. Fenderson and others have ▼ v petitioned the City Council to layout auc« Street or ublic Way in said City,—beginning at the present northerly lerminus ot Cedar Street and ruli ning to low water mark iu Back Cove; and whertn* sail petition was referred by the Cil y Council, July 18(>d, to the under, igned, for them to consider and act upon, therefore Notice to hereby given to all parties interest d, that the Joint Standing Committee of t he City Coun cil on laying out new streets, will meet to hear the parties and view the proposed way on the twenty- ■ tilth day of February, 1&4»7, at three o'clock in the alternoon, at the northerly end ol Cedar Street, and will then and there proceed todeteninnc and adjudge whether the pub ic convenience requires said street or way to be laid out. Given under our hands on this eighteenth day ol February, A. D. 18«7. AUG. E. STEVENS, 1 EDMUND PHINNET, I Committee AMBROSE G1DD1NGS. * JOS. BRADFORD, ELIAS CHASE, w. p. files, fobld dlw City of Portland. WHEREAS, the City Council, by their order passed February 18, 1867. directed the Com mittee on Laying out and Widening Streets, to straighten Congress street from Pearl to Franklin street; therefore, Notice is hereby givon to all parties interested, that the Joint Standing Committee of the City Council on laying out now streets, will meet to hear the par ties and view the proposed way on the twanty-tiftli day of February, l8t»T, at four o’clock in the after noon, at the corner ol Pearl and CoiigrefS streets, and will then and there proceed to determine nml adjudge whether the public convenience requires said street or wav to lie laid out. Given under our hands on this eighteenth day of February, A. I>., Ib67. Aug. K. Stevens, Edmund Piiinnbv, Ambrose Gidoings, Jos. Bradford, Elias Chase, W. P. Files, Committee on Laying out and Wideuing Streets. febl9dtd Snow to be Kemoved from Foot way or Sidewalk. Sicct. 60.—-The Levant or occnpant, and In case there should be uo tenant, the owner, or any person having the care of any building or lot ol land border ing on any street, lane, court, square or public place within the city where there is any footing or side walk, shall, after the ceasing to tall ot any snow, il in the day time, within three hours, and If in the night time, before ten of the clock of the forenoon, succeeding, cause such snow to be removed from such Uroiway or sidewalk; an-!, in <MMt thereof, shall forfeit and pay a sum not less tlian two dollars, nor more tlian ten dollars; and lor each and every hour thereafter that the same shall remain op such foot way or sidewalk, such tenant, occupant, owner, or I gather person shall forfeit and pay a sum not less tlian •«t0 dollar nor iqore than ten dollars. ° p® "®on8 are hereby notified to govern theni * _ 'lugly, as the above ordinance will be eu selves •* JOHN S. HEALD, forced- Oily Maitbal. declBtltf Ck»ve Ano.Vne. fteb20<13t J. LUNT *t CO. First National Hank of Portland. HOLDERS of tlie Fir*t Series of S."venTliirty notes can have the same exclia.ugeu tor gold bearing six per cent bonds at this bank at the usual commission . Idle First Series mature in August next, a'1*1 , conversion of the Second ami Third Series ttlMO be effected on favorable terms. \V. E. GOULD, Cashier* j an 261 in Paints, Oils Varnishes, &c. F1CKETT & OKAY OFFFR FOR HALE AT THEIR HTOBE, No. 187 Fore Street, AXTHITE LEAD, Foreign and American Zlnc.IJn VV seed Oil, Coach, Furniture and Florence \ a» wishes, Japan, Spirits Turpentine, French Yellow, Venetian lied, and a hill assotmentof Paint Stock oi every description, Window Glass, Sheet Leail, and Load Pipe. Agents for Gardner » celebrated Copper Paint for vessels’ bottoms. All orders for Painting executed at short notice and satisfactorily. February 1. 1867. eodlm Bank Notice. The following are the 1st and 2d Sections of an act oltbo Legislature, passed Feb 20, 1W.C: “SECTION i. In all cases where the liability of anv "bunk in Ibis State to redeem its bills would expire “in tli« year ISiiC, but for tlie provisions of this act "such liability shall lie extended until the 1st day of ) “MMch, IW, except sueli banks os are now in tlie “hands of the Receivers. “Sect. 2. The Bank Commissioners shall publish Mn one or more newspa|»erH nearest tho place where . *a bank is situated, ami in such other newipaiera as i m»y a notice of the time when the lia 4*■ v',,0* 8U?h hank will cease for tho redemption of [ ibi bills, said notice to lie continued tin three month* ‘next before the time uamed thereibr.” The liability of the following hanks t* redeem their hills, which would have expired in tlie year 1WW, and alter the passage of this act is, by tho tirst auction of tho act, extended until the 1st day of March, M*»* i Augusta Banket Augusta Loug Reach Bank** Bat i ; Bath Bank, at Bath. Lewiston Fall* KwiBton. Bank of Somerset, _ . at Skew began. Marino Ban*. nartocotta. Bank of WHithrop, . rtl Sink »t Wlnthrop. Northern »^1U|,owc||. Freemans B k,at Augusta ,naBank, Granite Bank, at AngUBta.OaklanU ^ t;gr)Uncr. International Bank 0rono Bank, at Orono. _ , bauo Rank Skowliegan Bank, Kenduskeag Bank^^ at Skowhegun. A. C. R« >BBINS, l Bank F E. WEBB, ) Commissioners. Hey 1(3,1366, no3Sdlaw3u» j AUCTION SALES. B. M. PATTK1V Sc CO., 4 Plau Miron. : Red*. Bedding, l»ry Goods, Ac., At Auction. ON Satnr.lay, Fob’y 23, at 10 A. M., Beds, Blank* els, Quills, liair Mattresses, Hemp Carpels Sow iug Machine, Table Culler), i laied W are, Bread Tobacco, Cigars, Arc. Also—Lineu Danaik, Towels' ( rash, Denims, Linens, Shirts, and Drawers, Over Coals, i ai.ls; Vests, Umbrellas. Dress Goods, with a general assortment ol Dry and Fancy Goods. icbJI did Sale of Forfeited Goods. rPHE following described merchandise having been kr~ seized for violation of the lloveniie Laws ot Tufri n t^ Whites, and the IT. S. Appraisers at this , k “»vniu certified under oalh that the expense of tho JSP1!? vriU hu-gely reduce the net proceeds ut tVont*lIUC will be sold at public auction, in euv on ii «•»»>©, 011 Midolo .Street, in this /ii^wtu^‘,,bt*»14111 <**** A- *•’ » wil ■■ Jpair ot HaritJsMfl* 1 patr ol Blankets;' “An act*f11rthorMto nr*» *' 15 of lhc Act eiltir,cl purposes,’’ approved July WiU Mother febl6dtrt 1SHAEL WASHBUBN Jr. ------lot lector. Important S«lcJT7^:n — \ esnel. DEPOr gi’AUTEUMAHTeu-, OPKlcr Baltimore, Md, damiarv 3,it 1^7 t ty iU- be sold ut nubile auction, at lht, '' tf Baltimore, (Jicu.Uurwm'n wiaurlKut h»l un Tliurxluv 12 -M., February 28, 1 ',,7, t lie StTpFlru SIDE-WHEEL STEAMEK, CASMol'ijLlTAN. Of lib unis; length, J28 leet; breadth ,>1 beam, 31 foet depth ol of hold 13 loet; cylinder, 60 inches, Und II feet strode. A rare opportunity is afforded, in the sale of this teamcr, to persons desiring to purchase a really first-class vessel. She is of light draft, die engine ;uid boiler are in most excclleut condition, and the hull perfectly sound and strong. It is believed that lor size and built, t he COSMO* POL IT AN surpasses any vessel hitherto offered by Government tor saie at this port. Terms cash, in Government funds, ou day of sale. Further particulars may bo learned upon applica tion to the undersigned or to the Auctioneers, Messrs. ADKEON, THOMAS A CO., No. 1H South Charles street. By order of the Quartermaster General. A. S. KIMBALL, Captain and A. o. M..U, S. A., fe4till Feb2T Depot Qnsrromtasier. Splendid French Mirrors AT AUCTION. PURSUANT to a license from the Hon. John A. Water nun, Judge of Probate for Cuiulterland County, the subscriber us Administrator oI J()H*N M WOOD, deceased, will oiler sale at Public Auc tion on FKIUAV, the i»t Da, March. 1807, at the Auciion Room of EDW. M. PATTEN Pjum Street, Portland, at 11 o’clock A. M. One large Pier French Mirror, 8 feet 4 inches by 3 foot 4 inches. Ona large Pier French Mirror, 8 foot 4 i aches by 2 feet 6 inches. Two large Mantel Mirrors 5 feet * inches by 4 feet 2 inches. JOS. 1LSLKY, Administrator. Portland, Feb. 22,1*67. dtd J. S. BA1UKY, Auctioneer & Commission Merchant AND APPRAISER, Office 176 Fcrt St, at Mess. Garter & Dreaera’ January 7—dtl C. W. HOLMES, AUCTIONEEH, 060 Congress Street, CT'-Sale* of any kind ol property in the City or rl ctalry, promptly attended to on tile m.wt favorable teruia. novlSdtt MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. n! DEWING, Medical IClectrician1 174 MIDDLE SI KELT, nearly Opposite the tailed Mates Hotel WHEkE he would respectiuily announce to citueusot i'uriland and vicinity, that he a t»ermanentiy located in this city Daring the tlino years we Lave been in this city, we have cured some ot the worst lorms of disease in persons who have tried other forms ol treat in ent in va;n,and curing pal tents in so short a time that the question is often tskeu, do they stay cured? To auswer this questiot we will vuy that all that do not stay cured, we , doctor the second time without charge. Dr. D. has been a practical Electrician tor twenty* one years, and is also a regular graduated physiciai» Electricity is ]>ertectly adopted to chronic diseasosiu the forinoi nervous or sick headache; neuralgia id the head, neck, or extremities; consumption wher in the acute stages or where the lungs are not hilly involved; acute or chronic rheumatism scrofula, hip diseases, white swellings, spinal diseases, curvature of the spine, contracted muscles, distorted limbs, palsy or paralysis, St. Vitas’Dance, dearness, stam mering or hesitancy ol speech, dyspepsia, indiges tion, Constipation and liver complaint, piles—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures m the chest, and all torms ol toraale complaints. Wv Eleotncitv The Rheumatic, the gouty, the lame and the laz? leap with joy, and move with the agility and elastJi I ily of youth; the heated brain in cooled; the frost I Miten limbs restored, the uncouth deformities re moved; faintness converted to vigor, weakness to 1 strength; the blind made to see, the deal to hear and ttie palsied form to move upright; the blemishes ol youth are obliterated; the accipent* ot mature iiie pi evented; the calami ties ot old ago obviated and an active circulation maintained. LA D I R H Who have cold harms aim leet; weak stomachs, lam and weak backs; nervous and sick headache; dizzi ness and swimming in the head, with indigestion and constipation of the bowels; pain in the side and hack; leucorrhosa, for whites); tailing of the womb with in ternal cancers; tumors, polypus, and all that long train of diseases will hud in Electricity a sure means ul cure. For paiuiul menstruation, too L..jiuse menstruation, and all 01 those long line ot troubles with young ladies, Electricity is a certain spccitr, and will, in a short time, restore the suilerer to the vigor of health. TEETH ! TEETH ! TEETIi ! Dr. D. still continues to Extract lYelb by Elec tricity WITHOUT pain. 1’ei-huiM having decayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed lor reset ting be would give a polite Invitation to call. Superior Electro Magnetic Machines lor sale tor family use, with thorough instructions. Dr. D. can accommodate a lew patients with board and treatment at his house. Ottice hours from 8 o'clock A. M. to 12 M.; from 1 to 6 P. M-, and 7 to 9 in the evening. Consultation tree. novltt Any Person Building, OR about to build, wishing to let part of a house at a fair rent, apply to feblJdaw*_**H,” Dox 1941. United States Mails. MAIINT. ^ Port OVVltT Dkpartiii.kt, Washington, January 2, 1807. PROPOSALS for conveying the moils of ilie Unit ed States from .July 1, 18o7, to dun* 30, 1h6«, on the fol owlug routs in the Slate of Maine, will bo re ceived at the Contract Ottice of this Department uu til 3 P. M. ot March 28 next, to be decided by April 11 following : No. 167. From Porter, by Nonh Parsonliel.l, Par son hell, and North Newneld,to West Newneld, 13 miles an i back, once a week. Leave Porter Saturday at 8 A, M. Arrive at West New Held b\ II A. M. leave West Newneld Saturday at I Si M. Arrive at Porter by 3 P. M. Proposals for tine -times-a-week service Invited : also to extend to Union, via North Acton and Waxc field. 168. Fr»m Porter, by North Porter. ( no ojice,) Crain’s Mills,(no ojiee, and Goshen Sciinunrv.f rnsoju cet) to Conway Center, (N. H.) 17 miles and back, ouce a week. Leave Porter Saturday at 7 A. M. Arrive at Conway Center by 12 M. l^eave Conwuv Center Saturday at 2 P. M. Arrive at Porter at 7 P. M. 169. From North Acton, (no office,) by Wakefield, to Union. (N. ll.j 12 miles and back, once n week. Leave North Acton Saturday at 10 A. M. Arrive at Union by 12 M. Leave Union Saturday at 1 P. M. Arrive at, North Acton by 3 P. M. Proposals for three-tiiues-a-week service invited. 170. Prom Woodman's Station,(no ojice,) by New Gloucester and West Gloucester, to North Raymond lu hi ties :uiu back, three Lines a week. Leave Woodman s Station luesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9 A. M. Arrive at North Raymond by 11,30 A. M. L^aveNorth Raymond Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 1 P. M. Arrive at Woodman L Station by 3.30 P. M. Proposals for six-times a wnek sorv ice invited. 171. Prom Poland to West Poland, ok miles and back, once a week. ix-uve l oiaim Saturday at 8 A. M. Arrive at West Poland by !* A. M. Leave West Polund Sat rday at It) A. M, Arrive at Poland by 11 A. M. Proposals tor three times a week nor vice invited ; also proposals to extend to Mechanics’ falls, 3 1-3 miles, 173. From Sherman (o Houlton, 38milos and backi once a week. 1 Leave Sherman Saturday at 7 A. M. ‘ erlve at Houlton by 5 P. M. ,,oub<>!« Friday at 7 A. M. Arrive at w.** 5 {■• M; „ 1X3 From \Vi..on’ by Leans Corner, to North cheHtvrvilIc, 7* miles .*u,a OBr« » week. Leave Wilton Saturday P m * Arrive at North Iffustpyvn." < I1 *u l Leave North CLes eiviflo 0pmi -;,v »t 7 a m; Arrive at Wilton by g.30 a in; Proposals ivr tlireo-tiiues-a-weok service Invited, 174 From Flagstaff to Eustis Mills, (no ojlct) » miles and back, once a week, Leave Flagstaff Saturday at 5 pm; A -live at Eustis Mdls by a p m; V■ Eu^tU Mills Saturday at 1 p ui; 2JrfVc.J Flagstaff by 4 pm. V * 175 Front -lolli» »® l>»yton, 2 miiee and back once a week. Leave Hollis Satutu^v at 9.30 a m; Ai rive at Dayton bv ln.,7? am; * Leave Dayton S. turday at 7.30 a m • Arrive at Hollis by 8.30 am; * Proposals lor twU e-a-wcek service invited. 17« From Urnnswick to West HarpsweU, 13 mile* and back,once a week. Leave Brunswick Saturday at 2.30 p in, or on ar rival ot cars; Arrive at West Harpswell by 6 p in; L* ave West Harpswell Saturday atia m; Arrive at Brunswick by 11.33 a m; 1 roposals for tbree-tinies-a-week service invited. iNOTES. Proposals must be to carry the mail with ‘‘celerity, certamtv, and security,” using the terms Hrrs^rFfr Por.irrtva ss uot BU®clm,iisr e - tioii with dope tJ * the compensation lor the trip is nlHtnre. Fine*will be imposed, links* subjeetto t‘» satisfactorily explained, for neg \'V,to“Xthe mail from or into a post office; suffering »t to be inju.rd, destroyed, robbed, or and forrolusing, alter demand, to convey the mail ** fro*|uentl.v as the c .n tractor runs, or is con cerned in ruuning, vehicles on the route. The Post ma-‘b r General may amiul tlu* contract for disobey ing the post olHoe laws, or the Instructions of the Department. He may alter the *chetlu«c of depar tures an • arrivals, and also order an hicr. asc of ser vice hv allowing tneieior a pro rata increase on the contract pay. He nuy aiso curtail or discontiimo the service in whole or in part, at a pro rati i di cri nso of pay allowing one month s extra couipon a’io on the amount of service dispensed with. Bidsshouid he addressed to the “ Seco d Assistant Postman or Go era superscribed *' Proposals,State o: Maine,” I and sent by mail• , . . .. For forms ol proposals, &c., and other intorma tiou, see advertise cut of this date, iu pamphlet ‘“™- « the prU,CiP*1 EJfJ RANDALL, tt\> 1 Jlaw iw Postmaster Ueueral,