Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 23, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 23, 1867 Page 2
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__-v— The Dralh Pehttltr. [OOBKEBFONOENCE OF THE PKES8.] Beccaria need not wait any longer for -an answer. The right of men or rather of society organized into governments to “clft the throats,” or to take the lives of othtc men, is nothing more than the right of every society to expel summarily from Itself every individu al that endangers its security. Because a man may not kill himself, it does not follow that a just government may not lawfully kill him. He owes his industry, his talents both to society and his own family, and there are 1 u ties which be has no right to shirk. ®ut a free to confess that when a man has coinini tad a crime, the just punishment o W ic i is death, I see no reason why be may no wi out infringing any principle of human justice anticipate the sentence of the law, and take his own life, nor couid lever understand either the humanity or policy of guarding criminals awaiting execution from suicide. But to return to the right of taking human life. I lua'iitain that it is a right everywhere assumed and conceded not only as to organiz ed governments, but as to individuals. Kathev than permit the peaceable disintegration of this republic, our government backed by the hearty support ot its citizens, called into the field to engage in war, two and a half millions of men, and put at least one and a half mil lion oi these into the peril of battle. It makes no difference that the most of these men were volunteers either from motives of patriotism or gain. Behind the operation of these motives we had our perfect machinery of compelling military service and resolutely used it, where it was necessary. When men are put into a war like that, it is meaut that a large percent age of them shall be killed. We do not devote to death any particular man or mother’s son, but cloarly we assert the right to take the life ol many mother’s sons to accomplish an end we consider more important than the preservation of those lives. We effected our object, and the nation went wild with joy and all the world applauded our success at a cost of 300,000 lives ot the elite of our population. The countrymen of Becccria deliberately en kindled aud commenced a war last year to bring under their political control a frontier province, and devoted an indefinite number of Italian lives to effect this object. They thought the freedom of Italy worth a hundred thou sand lives, and so it is. Other wars for less ■acred and necessary objects have been engag in with the sanction of the best moralists, and of the publio sentiment of the civilized world. The right of slaying in defence of our own life suddenly endangered is everywhere recog nized, and every well-kept house in the State has its armament of deadly weapons, to shoot and kill the midnight burglar who only imper ils our property. In every department of human service men every day deliberately determine to sacrifice their lives to the achievement for which they have been principally living. Sagacious phy sicians, sympathetic friends, dependent rela tives say to the missionaries of religion or Bcience, the Henry Martyns, thejudsons, the Mungo Parks, the Livingstons, the Kanes, it you visit these inhospitable regions, if yon tempt these sultry or arctic climates, the chauceB are two to one that you will lose your lives; it is certain that you will shorten them. They take ihe chances and pursue their work. No one looks upon them as suicides, but as having made the best use of a short life. The sagacious physician does not practice his own prudence. At fifty years of age he discovers that severe study, long and cold rides, irregular and restricted sleep will bring him to his grave in five years; but his enthusiasm is excited his habits are formed, his career with all its _ dangers has been chosen, his paticntB have claims upon him that he cannot resist, and he1 goes on to his foreseen doom. There are thou sands of men, who in the enthusiasm of pur suing some art or science, achieving some work, developing some invention or attesting some truth are cailed upon to estimate the value of their own lives, and to learn that there are many things lor which it may not only be lawful but even noble to sacrifice then . This excessive estimate of mere hnman lib, which Mr.Weadell Phillips says so much to en hance, is not a noble nor a Christian sentiment. It was strong in that earliest dramatic imperson ation of evil introduced in the hook of Job, and never more sueeringjy expressed than in the words, “All that a man has will he give for hit life.” It was feeble in Jesus, who claimed the right to lay down his own life, and said: He that loseth his life for my sake shall find it. It is not a sentiment that makes good patriots or good Christians, or chivalric and high-minded men. XUe special preciousness of human life is not taught, nay, it is most roughly aod terribly un taught by nature, but in this letter I cannot uu;old that view, for I want to answer a speci fic argument upon tbe impropriety of the death penalty. Ihe abrogation of the death penalty in Tus cany in filty years so far lessened the number of cr hues that the prisons became almost empty. I am U3t prepared with information to contra dict this assertion. Tho citation is conveniently remote. If the fact be as claimed, then I should say that au eject ha 1 been gratuitously assumea to be a cause. The mildness of the Tuscan man ners led to the abolition or the death penalty; the same mildness of manners lessened tht number of crimes. A highly refined people to whom death by violence, the paraphernalia ol public execution are repugnant, and who so compel the abolition of the death penalty, from the same tender-heartedness pervading socie ty, ahstaiu frdin crimes of violence, shudder at blood, aud become unused to deadly weapons. At tho same time the influence of abolishing the death penalty upon the small peroentage of persons capable of murder might be to take away die motive and so increase the instances of its occurrence. In England men were once hanged for stealing the value oi a shilling. It will hardly be claim ed that stealing in England has grown rare be cause it is now punished by a short imprison ment, but stealing has lessened because the na tion has grown in culture and civilization, aud the better sentiments of tbe people can now be trusted without being reenforced by the sever est punishment. Certainly, we should hesitate gravely before concluding that the mere lessening of the se verity of the punishment, tends of itself to less en the frequency of crimes. Our jurists and legislatures are proceeding upon the very oppo site conclusion. When smuggling increases fines and forfeitures are added. The temper, auce men have found that men will sell runi though fined for each offence $100. It is not proposed to lower the fine to $30, but to add imprisonment. But not to go as far as Tuscany for illustra tion, suppose we stay at home and ask what the effect of the practical abolition of capital punishment has been in Maine. After the separation, lor thirty years, while there was a reasonable probability that every murderer would be hung, murders were rare, occurring over the whole State, only once or twice in a period ot three years (I speak from no statis tics). Ihe very day your article appeared there were tour murder trials progressing in our neighboring county of York, two murders ot fienuisb and almost incredible atrocity had just begun to be investigated in our neighbor ing county of Androscoggin, and one fresh to hand had occurred in our very streets. _ X. Executive Session.—Among the nomina tions acted upon by the Senate on Thursday were the following: Diplomatic Corps—John Leys was confirm ed as Minister to Liberia, and E. L. Plumb was confirmed as Secretary of Legation to Mexico. Edgar Cowan, Minister to Austria, and Hugh Ewing, Minister to Hayti, were rejected.— Among the army appointments confirmed we find, fr im this State, Charles H. Smith to be Colonel 28th Itogiment, U. S. Infantry; Cuvier Grover Lieutenant-Colonel 38th Infantry; Colonels by Brevet of Volunteers—Capt. Whit *ark*l«t Maine heary artillery, and skssksms-" Patents —Patents have beeiT^Inted this week to William W. Johnson, of Harrison as eignor to N. Paunce, of Hollis, and W. Bolster of Harrison, for improved road scraper; John Johnson, of Saco, for improvement in pi.,e tongs; John W. Burnham, of Winterport, for improve! liniment; Moses Chandler, of Corinth and John B. Nickels, of Kenduskeag, assign ors to V. S. Palmer and J. B. Nickols, for im provement in horse-shoes. —Ralph Waldo Kiuerson supplied the pul pit of the Unitarian church at Madison, Wis., hut g unday, preaching a discourse upon im mortality. This was his argument: The uni versal be lief in a future life, the common de sire o all men for a continued distance, was le ‘0 li st evidence of the immortality of the l i h° * 1 nUC<1 eXl8taace were good for us it would be given us. We should be content wnh that knowledge. Ju»a8 n explicitly taught the d ctrineofa personal im* , *y Tlato an. Cioero htid the weakness to teach it Jesus, by Ins words and acts, did not teach but made m< u themselves feel eternal. The 'dis srtidaetiun of the mind with nny other solu tion of the problem was the blazing evidenoe vliisuwwortality, fORTLAXl* AXD VICIXITY. New Adwrto-«» T-Wmr. S^BOUL KOI"* COLUMN. WEW ADVEKTI8EMENT COLUMN. Camphor Ice—J. R. Lunt ft Co. For Sale—Houses and Lots. SSilZ1 HyS^?.t0CkhoMerS’ Mcetin* ll^VIfi m'rr1'h^''' Cram * Sturtcvant. ttooKKeeper—Situation Wanted. Butter—-Josmh L. Boston. For Sale-House Lot ;j;hr“?eh Tickets to UjcWoBl. h^h5£?^-1Wp lVc' -U‘-<">*»•«. rrohtable and Safe Business i Knights Tern plum—Meeting. Keligioaa IXoticm. First Universalist Church— Congress Square. Tho next Lecture of the course to young people, will be given to-morrow evcuiug. Services at 7 o’clock. First Parish Church.-—Rev. H. G. Spaulding, ot Cambridge, Mass., will preach at the First Parish Church to-morrow. There will be vesper services at 7 o’clock in the evening. Spiritual Association.—Subject for considera tion to-morrow (Sunday), “Are discords and conten tions engendered by discussions calculated to devcl ope the better elements of Man’s nature?\ New Jerusalem Church.—The sendees of the New Jerusalem Society will be held rb usual in Park Street Church to-morrow afternoon at 3 o’clock. Lec ture in the evening, at 7 o’clock, by Rev. Mr Hav den. Subject: “The physical earth to remain for ever as it is, and the prophecy concerning the New Jerusalem to be iulnlled among men.” aszpSs&isLSur*hours- AU - Chubch.- The Second Pariah Sly Society, by the courtesy of the First Par isn, will worship In the Church of the latter to-mor ,,at P’ M- Dr. Carruthers will preach. The L|,-’r4 8 Supper will be dispensed at the close of the service. Willi8ton Chapel.—Sabbath School to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon at WUliston Chapel, Dan forth St., at 1$ o’clock. Prayer meeting in the evening at 7 o clock. Seats free. All are invited to attend. Pine Street Church.—Rev. Dr. Shailer will preach at the Pine Street M. E. Church to-morrow afternoon. Temper ance.—Sunday evening temperance meet ing, at Sons of 1 emperance Hall, Congress Street, every Sunday evening. Services at 7 o’clock. The public are iuvited to attend. West Congregational Church.—The Sixth Hebrew Pilgrimage" will be given at the West Congregational Church to morrow (Sun day) evening, by the Pastor, ltev, George A. Tewks bjjrv, services commencing at 7 o'clock. Subject: “1 he Encampment at Ellin." 8umxeb Street Church.—The Sumner Street Church, will have their regular Sabbath School Con cert to-morrow (Sunday) evening, at 7 o’clock. Mountfobt Sr. M, E. Church.—Services in this church to-morrow (Sunday)all day at tho UBual hours. By roquest the Sabbath School Concert will be re pealed in the evening, commencing at 7 o’clock. All interested are invited to attend. THE COURT*. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Friday.—James McLaughlin, Susan Duddy, and William Bowen, on search and seizure processes, paid $22.26 each. The examination in the case of Sarah H. Bacon, of Yarmouth, for alleged larceny of $300, the property of Mary Ann Jackson, took place. Messrs. Shopley & Strout appeared for the accused, and Messrs. Davis Drummond for the State. After a full Investiga tion of the matter she was discharged. Miaa I.. Carslinc Jsaea. Miss L. Caroline Jones died on Wednesday last, the 20th day of February, 1867. And it seems only just and befitting that a life so pure and so useful should not pass away with out some special recognition and tribute, in the community where she lived, and was so well known—for it will be admitted by com mon consent, among those who knew her well, that but very few in any sphere of life, have better performed their part, and carried to their grave a fairer record of well doing. Miss Jones had rare traits of character and she filled her life full of useful activity and good deeds. Her early education was conduct ed under the best tuition afforded by this her native city. She made rapid advancement and was a favorite pupil of some of the best instructors of the time. Her father, Captain John Jones, died while she was yet young,and her mother was taken from her side just -as she was entering into the prime of woman hood. Thus left an orphan, together with a younger and surviving sister, she was school ed to self-reliance, and soon developed that womanly capableness and efficiency which dis tinguished her subsequent life. Sho soon be came, from a natural aptitude and competent instruction, an accomplished accountant, and all her affairs were transacted with the care, intelligence, and accuracy that belong to mercantile life. She was widely known here by almost every class of our citizens, and also, to hundreds abroad in different parts of the country, some of whom are, or have been, among the most distinguished names, and she was held in great respect and esteem by all who knew her, from the humblest to the most exalted. With the most unassuming manners, she has always maintained, by a natural dig nity and self-respect, a high social position, and in her social life it was, that her fine qual ities of mind and heart were most apparent.— As no heart was ever more tender, so no haDd was ever more efficient and prompt according to its means. And this genuine goodness gave oolor, and a flavor to all her intercourse with the world. It was a fiue essence rather than a visible or tangible quality. It was a hidden and active leaven leaving no distinct trace of itself, but pervading the whole loaf with a sweet and wholesome savor. It was a life principle in all her doings, and in all her thoughts. Thus, on the common level of life and within the ordinary range of daily exis terce, she carried herself nobly, and had but few equals in that order, symmetry, frankness, tenderness and fidelity, which makes human character admirable. But in the higher sphere, on the higher plane of life, in the realm of faith and the higher sentiments, she was by no means lacking. True as the needle, and firm er-than steel was she to her religious convic tions, and to the form of worship to which she was allied, and in which she was nourished from ohildliood. While in her faith she Lore a Catholic spirit, and kept her mind open and hospitable to new truth, she did not lose the distinctness of her views in any glittering generalities of opinion. So the great senti ment of patriotism was a part of hor nature.— It was a deeply implanted principle, always alive, and often aglow with genuino fervor. But few men had more true public spirit, or watched with more pride, or a more con stant and enlightened interest, the progress and welfare of her native city; and hundreds remember her l'aith, and zeal, and labors in the nation's cause, all through the late fearful struggle of our country with treason. Who showed a more persistent patriotism, or watch ed with a keener interest the issues of the conflict? Thus was it with her whole life purity, fidelity and honor always conspicuous. In every relation we find her to be one whose life may be profitably pondered, and the mem ory of whose virtues will sink deep and linger long in the hearts of those who best knew and most loved her. We would place this humble wreath of pub lic tribute upon her sleeping dust. While hundreos of our fellow citizens will drop a tear of affection and respect over her bier, and will follow her with benedictions out into the deep stillness of yonder grave, and its dreamless sleep— “There shall the yew her sable branches spread, And mournful cypress rear her Dinged head; From thence shall thyme and myrtle sond perfume, And laurel evergreen o’ershade the tomb.” C. Twentv-Second of Fbbbuaby.—The anni versary of the birth-day of Washington passed off yesterday more quietly than usual. There was some display of flags, but it seemed as if most of the vessels in port did not own one, as very few were displayed on the shipping. The Liverpool and Glasgow steamers, as usual, made the most gorgeous display. Moody kept the glorious old banners displayed on the Ob servatory, and on some of the public and pri vate buildings they were displayed. Salutes were fired from the Montreal Ocean steamer Nestorian, and at Fort Preble. There was some tooting of horns in the for mer part of the day, but it was squelched in the afternoon. In the evening the boys resum ed the noise and kindled bonfires in various places, but the police soon extinguished them and drove the boys home. Washington and Tin Hons. Mb. Editob:—Can you tell me why the in genuous youth of Portland commemorate the birth-day of Washington by blasts of tin trum pets? Was the youthful patriot partial to that instrument? His achievement with his hatchet among his father’s “apple trees,” is preserved in immortal verse; but what did that grand and reverent character do in the tin orn line, that has escaped the historic inquis i iveness of your Cokhespokdeht. KAH.WAY Traffic. The following are the receipts of the Grand Trunk Kailway for the week ending Feb. 16th, 18H7: Passengers, . Express Freight, Mails anil SnnrtVi^.*28,0*2 00 Freight and Livi Stock, lr‘e,>. 6.250 00 Total,. rr— Corresponding week last year,"."""";;' loo’cisoo Increase,.*9,307 oo JOSEPH HICKSON, Secretary and Treasnnr. Larceny of Tobacco.—Deputy Marshals Wentworth and Irish yesterday arrested a lad named Finn, residing on Centre street, who had sold a box of tobacco at such a low price that the officers were convinced that it must have been stolen. The Alleged^jAbcent.—We mentioned in Friday’* issue the arrest of Sarah A. Bacon for alleged larceny of $300 from a pauper who died at the Alms House in Yarmouth. The exam- I ination into the matter came off yesterday he- I fore Judge Kingsbury in the Municipal Court. It appeared, from the testimony that Mary Ann Jackson, of that town, being afflicted with some disease, placed herself in the Alms House iu care of Miss Bacon, who was matron. Miss Jackson was not a pauper. She had $300 in money, which she handed to the Overseers of the Poor, and before her death, at her request, they returned it to her. After her death, which occurred a short time subsequent to the money being returned to her, the Overseers, as wag their duty, made enquiries both of Mr. Skillings, the keeper of the Alms House, and Miss Bacon, as to what had become of the money. At first they could learn nothing, but afterwards Mr. Skillings told them that Miss Bacon had it, and that it was given to her by Miss Jackson before she died. Miss Bacon, on being questioned about it, prevaricated, being afraid the money would be taken trom her.— The Overseers then took legal advice, and in stituted the complaint against Miss Bacon. At the examination yesterday Miss Bacon told a straightforward and undoubtedly truth ful story of the circumstances. How that Miss Jackson gave her the money belore she died, what dispositioq she wanted her to make of a portion of it—such as paying her bills for med ical attendance, burial, &c., and furnishing a stone for her grave—and telling her that sho might retain what was left for the kindness ex hibited towards her. Had Miss Bacon made this statement to the Overseers when they questioned her, no com plaint would have been made against her. Judge Kingsbury in discharging the respon dent, said the Overseers of the Poor at Yar mouth had done no more than their duty in order to discover what had become of the mon ey, which they knew Miss Jackson bad in her possession before she died. The case was ably managed by A. A. Strout, Esq., of the firm of Shepley & Strout, for the accused, and by J. H. Drummond, Esq., of the firm of Davis & Drummond, for the State. International Telegraph Line. -It will be noticed by the advertisement of tho Inter national Telegraph Company, that their lines are now in comple order from Bath to Boston, at which latter place they connect by indepen dent lines with New York, Philadelphia, Bal timore, Washington, and other parts of the country. Their rates of tariff will be as low as by any other lines, and every attention will be paid to secure the safe and corect transmis sion of messages. Mr. James G. Smith, who for a long series of years has been employed in the American and Western Union Telegraph Companies,and who was, until recently, Superintendent of the line from Sackville to Portland, has taken the Su perintendency of the International Line. The principal office of the company in this city is on the corner of Fpre and Exchange streets, in the new block recently erected. A branch of fice, for the accommodation of up-town people, is established at Covell’s apothecary store, un der the Preble House. The company intend to open stations at various points, and to extend their lines. We trust the public will favor them with a fair share of patronage. Public Libbabt.—Of the thirteen corpora tors named in the act to incorporate the “Port land Institute and Public Library,” seven met at the Council Chamber yesterday afternoon— Judge Shepley, Collector Israel Washburn, Messrs. John Neal, Esq., Bev. Dr. J. C. Stock bridge, William Willis, Esq., Bev. W. H. Fenn and Lorenzo D. M. Sweat, Esq. Mr. Neal took the chair, and Mr. Sweat was elect ed Clerk. Tho act oi incorporation was form ally accepted. The corporators then pro ceeded to act upon a large number of names presented, of gentlemen who might become useful associates. Between two and thiee hun dred were elected, twenty or thirty being pres ent at the meeting. A committee consisting of Messrs. Feun, Shepley, Washburn, Willis, Sweat, Stone and Stockbridge was charged with the duty of preparing a constitution and by-laws, to he submitted at a future meeting to the corporators and associates. The chairman was then authorized to call the next meeting, whenever the committee is prepared to report, and the meeting adjourned. Tho enterprise has been auspiciously launched; it is to be hoped that the voyage may be prosperous. Detention. — In consequence of No. 18 (freight) train getting off the track yesterday, near the Stark water station, the passenger and mail train from Island Pond and Montreal was detained, so that it did not arrive in this city until 6 o’clock in the afternoon. There were eighteen cars off the track. Mr. Latham, manager of trains, made ar rangements to bring the passengers and mails from South Paris and the stations this side, also the Maine Central train, into this city so as to connect with the train for Boston. This arrangement would have succeeded but for the No. 5 (Maine Central flight) train getting off the track about two miles above Yarmouth, which detained the passenger and mial train from Bangor, &c„ two hours, and it failed to connect with the train for Boston. Books Lost.—On the night of the great fire in this city, the subscriber lost the larger por tion of his library. Among the books he en deavored to save were complete sets of the North American Review, and the American Quarterly Register. These were taken to a house on Cumberland street. In collecting them again it was found that volumes 10 and 72 of the N. A. Review were missing; also three volumes of the Quarterly Register. It is pos sible that they got mixed with the books of others, and that having been dropped, they were picked up by some person in the street. If so, and any one will give information in re spect to them, or any of them, they will confer a great favor. W. H. Shailek. Casco Stbbbt Chubch.—We learn that Rev. O. T. Moulton, of New Hampton, N. H., has accepted the call recently extended to him, to become Pastor of Casco Street Church, and that he will immediately enter upon his duties. From what wo hear of M r. Moulton’s success elsewhere, we congratulate this church and so ciety in being so fortunate in securing him as a successor to Dr. Graham. Temperance Meeting —The next meeting of the West Cumberland Association will be holden at the new meetiug house, Sebago, on Thursday, the 28th day of February, at 1 o’clock P. M., and continued through the evening. E. A. Gibbs, Secretary. Central Church.—We are informed that Rev. Dr. Tefft gave notice on last Sabbath that he would preach a discourse appropriate to the death of William Porter Chase, in Central Church to-morrow afternoon, at the usual time of public service. The attention of the public wishing window shades for stores and dwellings, is called to the large assortment on hand or manufactured to order, at Stonoham & Bailey’s, No. 1681-2 Mid dle street, which they offer very cheap. All lovers of the bivalves should go to At wood’s Oyster House, Centre street, for a sup ply of those splendid Norfolk oysters. The attention of persons in want of a book keeper is called to an advertisement in another column. _ ———————■—— THE STATE. —Miss Fernald, daughter of Mr. Cyrus Fer nald of York, aged 20 years, died of the black measles last week. She was a young lady of many fine traits of character and beloved by a large circle of acquaintance. She had recent ly made a donation of $100 to tho new Church at Beach Ridge, York. —Bath is excited over the too severe correc tion of a boy in one of the grammar schools of the city. —The Rockland Gazette is informed that on Tuesday, Feb. 19th, as Mr. Joseph D. Williams was attempting to cross the ice, from Mill River to Simonton’s Point, unfortunately broke through and was drowned. He was about 46 years of age and leaves a wife and two small children. The first municipal election of the city of Saco will he held on the eleventh proximo. At the town meeting called to vote upon the question of the acceptance or rejection of a city charter, the vote was unexpectedly large, and the result was 46fi yeas to 444 nays-a majority of 21. —A number of persons under the direction of a clairvoyant, are digging for buried treas ure on the beach near Belfast, The clairvoy ant professes to see in her mind’s eye, a huge ohest of treasure a few feet under ground. It is supposed that evil influences keep the thing moving, as they approach it. The search has been carried on sometime hut we do not learn that anything more valuable than clams has yet been found. —The Whig learns that the Trustees of Ban gor Theological Seminary, at a meeting on the 20th inst, elected Rev. John R. Herrick, of N. Y., to the Professorship of Systematic eology, made vacant by the resignation of Dr. Harris. —The Eastport Sentinel says the island of Campobello, celebrated as the spot where Fen -The Pioneer say$ the dwellmlhiMapfijm and vicinity are ptfKtiouing, we understand, for a road from Pid^ue Isle to Ball’s millsaud ultimately to be extended to A Aland, ian squadrons were first “set in the field,” dur ing the late attempt to capture British North America, has been sold to a Mr. Seymour, of New York,for $8,000. Mr. Seymour has beeu engaged mining upon the Island, or rather in investigating the mineral resources of the island, for several years. The sale includes the whole island, except about eighty acres owned by the Wilsons. The deposits of peat existing there are immense, and of many times tho value paid by the purchaser tor the entUe property. A correspondent of the Gospel Banner writing from Peru, Oxford County, says that a monument is to be erected by the friends of the late Miss. Green, on the spot in Auburn where her remains were found last fall. —A lumberman writing to the Whig from a logging camp on tho Mattawainkeag says: \\ e have about two aud a half ieet of snow, and the late rains have encrusted it so thick as to very much retard lumbering operations —notwithstanding which more lumber will he hauled into the Mattawamkeag and its tiibuta ries this winter than in any previous one. j mnguzhif*. The Atlantic Monthly for March opens with some further chapters of Holmes’ “Guardian Angel,” which are charmingly written, and in which we are introduced to the hero of fee tale. Professor Agassiz’s Interest ing paper on fee “Glacial Phenomena ol of Maine,” is concluded We quote one pas sage; The glacial traces over the state of Maine, and especially between Bangor and the sea coast, afford means of estimating aproximately the thickness of the ice-sheet which ouce moved over the whole land, as well as its limi tations during a later period, when it had be §un to wane. In order to advance across a illy country and over mountainous ridges ris ing to a height of twelve and fifteen hundred feet in the southern part ol the state, and to a much higher level in its northern portion, the ; ice must have been several times thicker tliau the height of the inequalities over which it passed; otherwise it would have become en cased between these elevations, which would f\ave act£d as walls to enclose it. We are therefore justified in supposing that the ice fields when they poured from the North over , w bug land to the sea, had a thickness of at least five or six thousand feet. On a future occasion 1 shall give an account of the drift phenomena along our Atlantic coast, showing also that at that period the ice-fields were not bounded by our present shoreline, but extend ed considerably beyond it, over surfaces now occupied by the ocean. The article on “Chicago,” by Par top, in long, but will not fail of readers, as it is one of tbe most entertaining and instructive of that writer’s recent papers. The existing political status is ably and vigorously discussed by Carl Schurz, under the title of “The True Problem." “A Glimpse ot Genoa,” by Mr. Howells, is as charming as his sketches of Ital ian travel usually are; and the story entitled “My Friend Bingham,” by Henry Janies, jr., is an original and striking one. “Katherine Morne” still drags its slow length along, and is as stupid as ever; “George Bedillion, Knight,” is concluded, and we think will strike most readers as among the very best of Mrs. Davis’ powerful stories. It is the only one we are now able to recall which does not leave a pain ful or disagreeable impression; this is entirely satisfactory. “Mr. Hardback on the Deriva tion of Man from the Monkey,” is of course intended to throw ridicule on the theories of Huxley and Darwin upon the origin of races. “Out on Picket,” is by Higginson, and “Bags” by Mrs. Austin. Of the poetical contributions to this number, one, the touching class poem by Holmes, en titled “All Here,” we reprinted yesterday. The Bivcr, a musical and thoughtful compo sition by Harriet Presoott Spofford, appears on our fourth page to-day. The Literary Beviews in this number arc lively. Thb Galaxy for March 1st is a rich num ber. Trollope’s “Clavenngs” is concluded, al though it requires sixty-six pages of type con siderably smaller than that ordinarily used in the Galaxy. Mrs. Davis’s “Waiting for the Verdict,” is continued, and opens up some scenes more promising than those of the first number. There is a lively description by Geo. Spence, of “The Temple and Lincoln’s Inn” in London; a sharp but able article bp W. L. Alden, on “Mazzini’sLast Manifesto,” and some practical and seasonable “Hints for Visitors to Paris. “Rien Ne Va Plus” is a description, with illustrations, of various fashionable games played at the European watering places. The poetical contributions are “Nemesis,” by H.H., and “Her Answer,” by Mrs. W. H. Palmer. Godby’s Lady’s Book for March has a charming steel engraving, “Watching Baby,” and its usual variety of Fashion and Fancy Work illustrations. An extremely well-told story by Marian Harland, entitled “Theory versus Practice,” opens the number. The oth er articles sustain the long-established reputa tion of this chief of the fashion monthlies. Blackwood’s Magazine for January, some what late in arriving, has the following table of contents: “Our Naval Defences: where arc we?” “Nina Balatka: The Story of a Maiden of Prague,”—conclusion; “Sir William Parker, the Admiral of the Fleet”; “Conington’s Translation of the ASneid”; “Cornelius O’ Dowd”; “The Campaign in Western Germa ny"; “Women and Children in America”; “Brownlows—Part I.”; “Who are the Reform ers, and what do they want?” “The Brownlows” is anew serial which opens well. “Women and Children in America” reads like the last despairing outburst of tory ism which, hopeless of making any headway against republican institutions, takes it out in railing not at the men who insist on and trame them, but at the women and children who grow up under them. If feminine and juvenile hu manity are not going to the dogs here in Amer ica, then there is no reliance to be placed upon “Blackwood.” Reprinted by the Leonard Scott Publishing Company,38 Walker street, New York. Every Saturday for this week contains a second portion of the sketch by St. R. Tail landier, of “Charles Edward and the Countess of Albany," translated from the French for this magazine; also some chapters of “A Girl at a Railway Junction’s Rerdy,” which will be found lively. M.ss Thackeray’s delightful Bto ry of “The Village on the Cliff,” is concluded. There is one character in this story, that of Fontaine, which seems to us fully worthy to have beon limned ly the master pencil of Thackeray himself. If his daughter can give us such work as this, we may well believe that the m mtle of her father's genius has fallen up on her. Effects of Strikes in England.—A let ter-from Loudon describes the strikes in En gland to have the most lamentable effects. It characterises them as possessing all of the evils of civil war, and that, instead of lists of killed and wounded, there are the starved and sick, and the crowded work-honses and casual sick wards instead of the camp or field hospitals. The funds of trades unions are getting low; and the inquiries are frequent whether one class of workmen have the moral right, in stop ping work and in hindering others from tak ing their places, to consign to idleness and poverty thousands whose interests are associa ted with the labor the strikers refuse to do. Some think the disintegration of most of the trades unions in England is close at hand. Burnett’s Coooaine has received universal en dorsement. No other preparation possesses such re markable properties for embellishingandstrcugthen Ing the hair, and rendering it dark and glossy. It cures baldness and eradicates dandruff. It has stood the test ot time and com petition, and is sold overy w^610, _ dec91awiy. SPECIAL, NOTICES. Fashionable and Durable. 5*yta»of Boots, Shoe,, Slippers and Gaiters for La dies, Gentlemen and Children, made to order trom tiie best stock, and by the best workmen, can he iound in graat variety at T. E. MOSELEY & CO’S Summer St., Boston. feb23dlt Republican Caucus,—Gorham. The Republicans of Gorham are requested to meet at the Town House, on WEDNESDAY, February 27tb, at 3 o’clock P. M, to nominate a board of Town Officers for the emming year. Per Order of Town Committee. Feb 23d—dtdsN Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all knowu preparations tor the cure ot all formsof Nervousness. It israpidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result ot which is to produce costiveness and other serious difficulties; It allays Irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation tor Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Euergy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the .carlul mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train o( nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the bust reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price *1. Geo. C. Goodwin SCO., augllsntyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This splendid Hair Dye Is the best in the world. The only true and perfect Harmless, Reliable. Insuntoneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tl““- Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of Bad Dues. Invigorates the hail, leaving it toft and beautiful. The genuine is signsd Wil ham A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory gl Barclay street, New York. Beware tfa ooaaterfeii. November 19, UN. Ulyia wo mug NEL'ESSAItV! By Saving and Using Yonr Waste Greasa. Buy ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’ffj. Co’s SA.PO^STIiniE]l^. (Patents ot 1st ami 8tli Feb., 1859.) hoNCEXTBATED LYE. '* pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 ' ' very ',cst son soap tor oidy aliout Jocts. SUSSfSZl.?* W- I"01' "» * “» »n« BEWARE gf counterfeits. IlSe!nH7^rJn aski.n!? ,or Pennsylvania Salt Maaulauuimg CVg Sappiufler. nol7»M«ud&wly coi.«_4Ti: & e«.*s, WINTER SO AP ! Recommended tin: CHAPPED HANDS and tor general Toilet use during COLD WEATHER. It may bo obtaiuod of all Druggists and Fancy Goods Dealers- SN feb20d23t A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, 'Be quire a immediate attention, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lunp, a per

manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BUOWJN'8 bbokchiu troches haying a direct influence to the PA RTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singer* mid Public Speaker* will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing ot Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout tiie country. Being an article o true merit, and having proved tlieir efficacy by a test ot many years, each year timls them in new locali ties ii» various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only“Brown’s Bronchial Troches” ami do not take any of the tvoRTULTsa imitations that may bo offered, sold kverwiierb Dec 4—cl a wGm sn Westbrook. The Republicans ot Westbrook arc requested to meet at the Town House, in Raid Westbrook, on Sat urday, Feb. 23, 18G7, at 4 o’clock P. M., to nominate candidates for Town officers. feb19dtd I^r order Town Committee. removalT DBS. CHADWICK & FOGG have removed to 301 1-9 (ONGRE8N STREET, BROWN'S NEW BLOCK, over the store of MesBrs. Lowell & Senior. Office Hours—10 to 12 A. M., and 3 to 5 P. M. Dr. Ciiadwiuk’b residence 168 Cumberland street. Dr. Eogg’8 residence 28 High stieot. iOr-Free Clinical cousultaiious wdt be held on Mondays, \\ ednesdavs and Fridays, from 4 to 5 P. M., lor Ihe poor. jan28sNdtf Long Sought For I Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. Wo take pleasure in announcing that the above naiued article may be tbund lor sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grcctrs. As a Medici^k Mains' Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if wot the best, remedy lor colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agreeable Beet rages. Manufactured from the pure juice ot the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to* the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. •‘To the days of the aged it addeth length, To the mighty it addeth strength,” *Tis a balm for the sick, a joy tor the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell MAINS’ ELDERRERBY WINE nev 27 s N d&wtf Dll. SWEET, NATURAL RONE SETTER. Doctor of all ailments iucilent to the Bones, Cords, and Muscles, Hip Diseases,- iff. and enlarged Joints, Weak and Perished Limbs Paralysis, Spinal and Kheumatic Ailections, air Lameness, successfully treated. J Office :<l 4mray Streel. Where ho can he consulted daily without charge. leblS d3w* g n WISTAR’S BALSAM —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY 1IALP A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Coh&M, HdanM'iim, Sore Throat, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Croup, liivci* Complaints, t#i*oicrltisi<e, Diliieuiiy cl fire-athiug, A«ihuin RtMl every afteetioH of TOE THROAT, LIFNCSS AND CREST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that lias attended the. appli cation of this med due in all eases of JPulmona ry Complain ts, has induced many Physicians of high sianding to employ It in their practice, some 01 whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only lor the names ot a few of these:— E. Botden, M. D.. Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. K. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. H. W. H. Webb, M. IV, Cape Vincent, N. V. W. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. IV, Bonndbrook, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. 1>., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ol Congress to the humblest cottage, and oven beyond (he seas; tor the fame and virtu, s ol Wietui*'s Bnlanm have ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ol our onn country. Prepared by SETH W. FOWLK & SON. 18 Trc mont Street, Boston, and so,d by all Di ug dsts and Dealers geucraUy, tilt AC E’B CELEBRATED HALVE! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c., &c Grace’s Celebrated Hi. ve! _ Is t.rompl in action, soothes the pain, takes ont the sorenoss, ana reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus aflonl Ing rebel and a complete cure. Only SMS cents a box , sent by mall tor 35 cents. SETH W.KOWLE dr SON, Ik TremontSt, Boston Proprietors. Sold by Druggists ami dealers gener ally. EeblS, 'till—sscodx.T.s&weow FELLOWS ORIGINAL WORM LOZENGES. WE can with confidence point to FELLOW’S \V ORM LOZENGES an the most perfect rem edy for those troublesome pests, INTESTINAL WORMS. After years of careful experiment, success has crowned our efforts, and we now otter to the world a confection without a single fault, being safe con venient, effectual and pleasant. No injurious result can occur, let them be used in whatever quantity. Not a particle of calomel enters their composition, They may be used without further preparation, and at any time. Children will eagerly devour all you give them, and ask for more. They never fail in’ ex pelling Worms from their dwelling place, and they will always strengthen the weak and emaciated, even when he is not afflicted with worms. Various remedies have from time to time, been re commended, such as calomel, oil of woi mseed, turp entine, &c., producing dangerous, and sometimes fatal consequences. After much research, study and ex ^jjkraeing several years, tire proprietors ot r ellow s W orm Lozenges, have succeeded in pro ducing this remedy, tree from all objections, and posi tively safe, pleasant and effectual. They do not kill tlie worms, but act by making their dwelling place disagreeable to them. Tn order to assure consumers of tlio genuineness of these lozenges, the analysis of z*. ,* "AxEa, State Assayer, is annexed: "1 have analyzed the Worm Lozenges, prepared by Messrs. bELLOWS & CO., and find that they are it oe trout mercury, and other metallic or mineral*mat ter* V.ies? tenges are skilfully compounded, pleas ant to the taste, sate, yet sure and effective in their action. Respectfully, A. A. HAYES, M. D. Assayer to the State of Mass. j Price 95 cnati per Box ; Five for $1. Gfi°* SWETT, Proprietor of the New England liotanic Depot, 106 Hanover Street, Bosron Mass.. Sole Agent tor the United States, to whom all or ders should be addressed. ISP’Sold by dealers in Mcdiduea everywhere octfi-deowfimsN n For Cough*, Cold* and Consumption, nfi™ mnlu -a-d—wel1 kn»wn TEUKTABLE BAIIAII, approved and used by our nldegt and mogt celebrated Vhygiciang lor forty years past. Get tbe genuine. . „. . REED, CUTLEK & CO., Druggists, dec24ai.~d&woiii liostuu, Proprietor*. EAS Y TO USE! Has only to be applied to Hair or Whiskers and the work Is done. Natural and Humble. by Druggists and NEWHALL’S u«'»t and Cheapest ! MACSIC Purely vegetable; will resb.ro TT a rn Grey Hmr to its natural color; It A x “ will make tlie hair soft and — glossy; it will not stain tbe skin Kftstnrn tl VP 01 , Jlinen'< it is the best ■LliOD liUi a LI V and cheapest Hair Dressing. 75 cts. large bottle. For Bale by all PTrIr7*-,*• .Druggists and Dealers. W. F. £?!f‘HPS Wholesale Agents, 14S Fore St., ortlana. Principal Depot and manufactory, 47 Hanover Street, Boston. Mass. febir«xW&S3m ANDERSON & CO.’S hoop-skirt factory/ 333 Congress St, above Casco. ^"“French, German and Americau Corsets irom 75 cts to $10,00 a pair. Hoop Skirts made to order at one hours notice. Feb 9—sn d3m BTMtraniRfic Waif* and Strumatic iUiu* »ral Waters, just received and lor sale by _ J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24s»eowa&wly Nrg 90 Commercial St, SPECIAL, ns’ Fuse Eld' j^rent _ So^highlf rccominomleirTiy Physicians, may bo found at wholesale at the drug stores ol W.W Whin ple «Oo., H. II. Hav, W. F. Phillips & Co., E. L. Stanwood and J. W. Perkins & Co. Janl2sb<lly Warren’s Cough Balsam. The best Remedy ever compounded for Cold*) Cough)!) Cnlnrrh anil CoiiMumutioia, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs. fcir’For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by fil. V ilK.IOBlKI, octl5«l&wsN6iu Druggist, Bangor. BE. S. S. FITCH’S “Family Physician,” Seventy-six tuges : price 25 cents. Sent to an v ad dress. No money required until the booh is received, read, and fully approved. It is a perfect guide to the sick or ludisposcd. Address DR. S. S. FITCH, 25 ircmont Street, Boston. bn Jaui’fhlly MARRIED. tl"i cit5> pi\b' ». by Rev. C. F. Allen. Hebron brook W aD<* Mls E,,un E' Warren, both ot Wcst Katy Mullen01*’ De°' George Picrc« and Miss Matlhew^1’01*’ DCC- 2B’ ’T0,m H> Gray anJ Sarah A Farris'0*1104’ 2’ Job“ KeUey aud Miss Saiah 15. Steven??*1"01*’ Jau‘23’ Petcr M- Kane »nd Carrie S. _DIED. Iii Saccarappa, Feb. 20, Dana Brigham, Ksq.. aged 56 years 2 months. ^ ** In Topsham, Feb. 20, Mr. William Randall, aged 81 years 6 months. In CornviUe, Feb. 9, Dr. Daniel Evans, aged C4 year.?. In While field* Feb. 16, Mrs. *Iane T. Lewis, aged 78 years. In Gardiper, Fob. 18, Mrs. Sally, relict of Amos Muzzy, aged 79 years. IMPORTS. MATANZAS. Uric Minnie Miller—14i hlnle II tcs molasses, to Chase, Cram & Sturtevant. TUNIS. Brig (ienlle Annie—337 hints 40 tc i mo lasses, to T Asencio As Co. DEPARTURE OP OCKAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. Helvetia.New York. Liverpool.Feb 23 Hermann.New York, .firemen.Feb 23 Corsica.New York.. Havana.Feb 25 Nestorian.Portland—Liverpool.Feb 21i China.Boston.Liverpool.Feb 2i Kangaroo,.Now York.. Liverpool.Feb 27 Belgian..Portland .. .Liverpool...March 2 Colombia. New York.. Havana... March 2 United Kingdom.. .New York. .Glasgow . . March 2 Allemannia.New York.. Hannong . March 2 Pennsylvania New York.. Liverpool...March 2 City ol New York..New York..Liverpool.. March 2 .New York. .Liverpool,..March 6 Asia..Boston.Liverpool.. March 1« Miaiiuiurc Almanac.February 23, Sun rii-es.6.4G Sun nets.5.42 Moon niaes.11.00 PM High water. 2.30 PM MARINE NEWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Friday, February 22. ARRIVED. Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, St John via E&stport. Brig Minnie Miller, (ol Portland) Anderson, Ma tanssas 7tli inst via Holmes’ Hole. Brig Gentle Annie, (Br) Burgess, Zaza, (Cuba,) pec 25. via Shelburne, NS, where she put in with loss of sails and crew trost bitten. Solis Mary A, Merrill, and Messenger, Holden, Rockland tor New York. Schs Julia E Uamage, Wood, and Empress, Ken nedy, Rockland for New York. Sobs Maria Louisa, Robinson, and Arctic, HeaJy, Rockland or New York. Sell Sarah, Morton, Rockland for Flushing, LI. Solis das Pool, Pinkham, and Annie Sargent, Mo Intirc, Boothbay. Ar 19th—Sell William. Lindsey, Uouldsboro. From Branch Office Western Union Telegraph. Sid tin Matanzas 13th, brig Eda Maria, Berry, for Portland; 15th. barque Mary C Fox, Ross, do. Sid im Cardenas lCth, barque S B llulc, H utchin son, Portland. Ar at Havana 12lh, brig Wenonab, Sturtova it, Portland; lGtti, J B Brown, Bain, Portland. Freights—Coastwise, $44 for molasses, and 71 lor sugar. Chartered— Barque Rose M, lor New York via Matanzas, 500 lihus $t>4 pr hlid molasses and $11 pr box sugar; barque Fannie, lor Portland via Ma tanzas, coo bhds at $..{ pr bird. Ar at Mobile isth inst, barque Francis B Fay, Dur ham, Portland, Jan 31. From Merchants Exchange. Y ar mouth. Lng, Feb 3—Ship Fannv Larrabee from Havr e for Cardin, remains ashore at Brooke. A tug went to her assistance, but owing to her being iuside the breakers, could not get her off. She was being stripjicd, although she does not leak but little. Launched—At Wiscasset 19th, by Messrs Chism, Brookings & Co, a sclir of 200 tons, named the R M Brookings; she Is ol line model, built ot white oak, ami intended for general business. DISASTERS* Ship Addison, ol lvcnncbuiik, before reported lost at sea, was built in 1859 and registered 849 tons. The vessel and Ire ght were insured as lollows: Manufac turer s utiice, £19,000; Mercantile, $19,000, reinsured £7500; Neptune, $19,000; Washington, $19,OhOi To tal. $76,060. Sell Avoca, Mitcholl, trom Baltimore, with corn and wheat f*r New Haven, went ashore on the Cows, oil' Fairfield, on Sunday night, where she remains. She does not leak, and it is expected she will come off without damage. DOMESTIC PORTS. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 15tb inst, barque J Godfrey, Nelson, Boston. Below, ship Marcia 0 Day, Chase, trom Havre. Cld 15th, ship Vanguard, Russell, Havre; barque John E Holbrook. Brown, do; brig Maria W Nor wood. Washburn, Providence. SAV tYNAll—Ar lti'h. brig Allston, Marshall, Bernvi i t, in baliast lor Georgetown. Sid n>.h, tell W H Sargent, tor Darien, Ga. CHARLESTON—Ar 20th, sell Azelda & Laura, Me Indue Havana. Shi ICth, brig Anna D Torrey, Haskell, for Boston; schs Eliza Frances, Sawyer,fur Baltimore; Paragon. Shute. der.ev City. W IlMINGTojn, NC—Cld 18th, brig Julia E Arey, Babbage, harbadees. BAL 1'lMOliE—Ar 19th, sch George N Deveieaux, Smith, Portland. Sid 19th, barque Chalmette, Waite, tor San Fran- I cisco. In Chesapeake Bay lfith, ship B S Kimball, trom Baltimore lor Savannah. FHVLADELPU1A— Ar 28th, ship J L Dim mock Harward, Liverpool 39 days. Cld loth, ship David Crockett, Burgess. New York PTOY1DENCE-Ar2m( set, Ira Bliss, Hudson, Elizabetliport. ’ NE\\ POUT - Ar 20th, seb Addie P Simpson. Simp son, Eastport tor New York. y EDGAKTOWN—Sid 18th. >ebs Jas Jewett, Banks, (fromN ew Y ork (for Belfast; Veto, Robinson, i fr„m New lork) tor Thomaston. HOLMES* HOLE—Ar 20th, barque Courser, Dicky New Orleans tor Bcston. In port 21st, barque Courser; schs Seventy-Six G W Kawley, Lena Hume, P L Smith. BOSTON—Ar 21st, brig Alarum, Cook, Cienluegos; schs Irene E Aleservcy, Henderson, Darien; Star light, Jones. Satilla River. old 21st, barque Lizzie H Jackson, Marwick, for Aspinwall; brig Julia F Carney, Carney, St Marks. Ar 22d, sch Only Son, Wyman, Bellas!. BELFAST—Ar 16tb, schs Oak Grove, Burgess, Boston; 17th, Banner, McFarland, do. Sid 17tb, fchs J P Merriam, Clark, and Telegraph Woodard, Boston. ROCKLAND—Ar 14tb, schs Richard Bullwnikle, French, New York ibr Camden; c Smith, Smith, Camden for Norfolk. Sid 14tli, schs Nautilus,Jameson, and Corvo, Pink ham, New York; Mary Brewer, Pease, Beliast, to load tor Philadelphia. Sid 16th, schs Billow, Pierce, for New York; 18th, Amelia, Klims ; Gertrude Hortou, Jameson, and Hattie Coombs, Driukwater. New York. WI SO ASSET—Sid 20ih, brig E P Swel t, Lawrence, Cardenas. FOREIGN PORTS. Aral Buenos Ayres Nov 2$th, barques Mannela, Morse, Portland; Dec 4, J F Pearson, Lewis,, New York; JasM Churchill, Hutchinson. Philadelphia; 10th, Charlotte A Littlelicld, Nichols, New York ■ Com Dupont, Clifford, Portland. (Some 01 the above have before beeu leportod without dates.] In port Dec 11, barques John Dwyer, Killman, tor New York; Jas McCarty, McCarty, lor do; Sarah Hobart, Crosion, tor Boston; and others. At Demaraia 1st inst, baique Re.tless, Sheldon, trom Philadelphia for Sombrero. At St Thomas lath inst, barque Gem of the Sea, trom Cientnegos for Boston, leaking bully and out of provisions. IPcr steamer Allemanian, at New Y'ork.] Ar at Liverpool 2d inst, F A Palmer, Patten, and Cultivator,Russell, New Y’ork; John Patten, Hill, Savann h ; Rochester, Oliver, and New England Edge, do. Sid 3d, Arcadian, Glover, Savannah. ^ Ar at London 2d, E U Taylor, Anderson, to New Entout 4th, Star ol Peace. Mitchell, tor Port Phillip. Ar at Deal 2d, Lincoln, Lecman, London lor Can terberry. NZ; E W Stetson. Moore, do tor Cardift, (and both proceeded.i Off do 4t h, Crested Wave, King, from New Y'ork for Antwerp. Ar at Bristol 2d, J P Wheeler, Harris, New York; China, llaivey, St John, NB. Ar at Caernavon 4th, Waltou, Roberts, Savannah. Sid iiu Shanghae Dec J3tb, Assyrian, Means, for New York. Ar at Bangkok Dec 1, Bunker Hill, Davis, from Manila; Cap sing-Moon, Watson. Hong Kong. Shi Dec 5, Windward, Barrett, Hong Kong. Passed Aryicr Dec 7, Congress, Wyman, m> Manila lor London; lGth, Powhatton, Patten, Whampoa for do; 17th.Chargor, Hatch, Hong Kong lor New York; 20th, Brothers, Weeks, Amoy for New Y'ork; 26fcli Free Trade, Smith, New Y ork for Hong Kong. Ar at St Vincent Dec 29, T A Darrell. Payne Horn New York. A rat Tarragona 3lst ult, Re ina del Sud, Weeks New York. ’ Sid iiu Bordeaux 2d last, TCufddug, Roeeis tor Bueuos Ayres. 8 ’ nALa,tiCix,iayfn 2J,!*?st> °r»ce Darling, Martin, Philadelphia; Crested Wave, King, do. P^Udllphit^erP 1Pt iU8t’ T°l‘tka> Blanchard, trom r,Ar at Valparaiso ^an barque Sierra Novada, Dickey, Bueuos Ayres. _Ar at Callao Jau 21, ships H B Wright, Park, fm Chinchas, (and sailed 26th tor France!; 22a, Norwes ter, Brown, Shields. Ar at Buenos Ayres Dec 21, Bidwell, Churchill, Montevideo; 22d, Alice Tain ter, Murray, do. Ar at Montevideo Dec 15, Shakspcarc, Packard, Cardiff; 17th, Alice Kelley, Kelley, do; 22d, Loch Lamar, Clifford, St John, NB; 24th, Harriet Lieves ley. Waters, Portland. Sid Dec 17, Masonic. Boyd, Buenos Ayres. Ar at.Rio Janeiro Dec 2s, Garibaldi. Larsen, New Y'orlt; Jan 3, Lizzie Oakford. Focko, New York (and sailed Jan 6 (or San Francisco.) Cld at Bahia Jan 9, Samuel C Grant, Rich, (from Baker's Island) far Liverpool. Ar at Maraham Dec 24, W m Nash, McBride, lrom New Y'ork. SPOKEN. Dec 31, lat 23 39 N, Ion 35 W, ship Flying Eagle, Haves, from Boston for Sun Francisco. Feb 3, oil Tuskar, ship Albert Gallatin, Delano, from Now York tor Li vet pool. Feb 15, lat 35 13, Ion 74 56, brig Jennie Cushman, trom Galveston tor Boston. «.C. E. BECKETT’S ESTATE. rpHE subscribers, appointed Commissioners by the I. Hon. Judge of Probate tor Cumberland county, to receive and decide upon all claims against the es tate ot Charles E. Beckett, late ot Portland, in said county, deceased, represented insolvent, hereby give notice that six months, from the 19th inst., are al lowed to the creditors to present and prove their claims; and that said Commissioners will be In ses sion at the City Assessors’ office, in said Portland, on the third Moudays of March, April, May, June, July and August ensuing, at 3 o’clock P. M.‘, for the pur pose of attending to said duty. WM. BOYD, 1 M. GORE, 1 Gomnusaioneri. Portland, IW. 22,1W7, d3w*wlt Deafness, -AND--. 4 . N A Catarrh S D to Portland* *wthRcTo«7TStt.’5 la,° vi.sit number ot persons deferred <J2L u-b' l8/' H‘* Kre!'1 * latter part ol bis stay, that niii.vUltin*f lJ,n un,il *be so, his time being fully occupied w«fre Mnal>,e to 1,0 thope and others desirous of consulting him Will Return to Portland March 1st, And cun be foinnllnl nt I he |], gt IIo|<i| uulil April I sty upon all diseases ot the Eye, Ear, Throat — AND — fj.iT.i/urtf, As usual. And he would advise those intending to avail themselves of lus services to call early as cun venient. Dr. i'. can refer to many patients in Portland and vicinity, who have been cured orluetiefitted under bis treatment, who do not wish their names made public, but arc willing to converse with those interested. ttr~Consultatton at office Free, but letters must contain one dollar to ensure an answer. Office hours, Sunday excepted, !♦ to 12, 2 to 5, uml 01 to 7$ o'clock. Dr. C. is now at Bkldeferd, where ho can lie con sulted n u i I March 1st, 1367. lel»23dx wi f Profitable and Safe Business. GRIST 3IILD. DEERTXG’S bridge. rl,HE subscriber offers lor sale this long established It issltuat«l on the groat Ihamnghfiu'p into Portland ot the best back country travel, and also to smo.lv brook with Meal and Feed. There are 3 run of Stones—one for salt with a Dry Room lor same and Elevators lor Corn and Salt—all in good running or der and now ocoupied, but will be vacated having built a New Mill in Falmouth. If not sold a thor ough Miller with some capital can have an onportu ally to run it on Joint account. Apply to EDWARD II. BURG1N, *° 1 io Ciunm i.u,. Wanted Immediately —AT THE— New Employment Office ! A w 220 1-2 Congress St, Dear West of City Hnildiag (up NtalK) (11RI.S capable of doing all kinds of house-work, X to whom good situations will be given. Also LABORERS for various kinds of work, and CLERKS for every kind of business. VVe are able at all times to supply parties in any part of the State with GOOD RELIABLE HELP, cither as Domestics, Mechanics or Laborers. Merchants, Contractors. Farmers aud others will be supplied with Men and Boys tor all kinds ot em ployment Free of Charge. Don’t forget the num ber, 2294 Congress Street, next to City Building. Port land, Me COI'KLAV A II K*: WITT, Feb 22—dtf Proprietors. Townsend Patent Glass Door Plates! SUPERIOR to any silver plate, for they require no burnishing, are always bright ami l»cautiful and much more durable aud ornamental than anv silver plate. They are made of the very best pressed Glass, nicely silvered and lettered on the inside, aud are tirmly secured to the door. They have a nice thin piece of rubber between the plate uml the door to keep out the wet. Ono Agent in this City sold over $200 worth in one week. And wo now offer State Rights tor Sale at s very low price For further particulars apply to E. A. KAf HDI.DEH, 29 Green Street Portland. SMITH St LOGAN, Proprietors, 33 Meridian Street, East Boston, Mass. feb23 doodttw* Throug-li Tieketis $0 Less thin any other Routs y a the Grand Trunk Halt way / To Detroit,Chicago, all points West, Or s:t 14‘ss Via Boston, Vermont Central, New York Central, Bu/fnlo rf- Detroit, To all I'oiul. West mad Moall.-lVe.t! HP"For reliable Information or Tickets call at the Union Tickt^i OlHec, tXNDEIi LANCASTER UALfc, Opp. Preble House. D. II. BLANCHARD, Ant. Fob ^S-ASm J The Christian Hymnal ! Hymns with Accoiiipanjing Tunes, Compiled and Edited by REV. FRANK HEWALL. A CHOICE collection of Hymns from the best English, German, ami other sources, set to aj> propriate time-, old ami new, including German chorals, and a variety of beautiful new tunes, the whole conveniently arranged for congregational sing ing and for the various occasions of < hristian wor ship. I vol., pp 250, 12m clotli. Published by J. B. liIPPINCOTT A €0., PHILADELPHIA. For Bale at the Bookstores. fel&3d2t*w2w Knights Templar. THE Memhers ot Portland fcototmndery ot Knights Templar, are i>([uested to meet at the United Stases Hotel, this, Saturday Evening, at 71 o’clock, to make necessary arrangements tor attend ing the funeral services of our late Brother, . Sir Knight \I M. PORTER CHASE, at the Central Church, on Sunday afternoon neat. JI'O members ot St. Alban Conimandery are fra ternally Invited So unite with Portland Conimandery In their tribute ot respect to the memory ot a worthy Brother. ’ The Sir Knights will assemble at Mechanic’s Hall Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock, clothed in black will,' fatigue dress. foh23 dtt PKANKUN F0X’ >«« ’ MAINE CENTRAL R. R. Stockholders Meotin? at Waterville FEBIKtRr ‘it, 1SM». A SPECIAL train will leave Portland lor Water villeat 6.30 A. M., tor stork hold* rs of this Com pany and such passenger* a* wish to ao to Lewiston or-i. i,h,lrn' a* 11£ m< ruing train to those placed will be run on that day. Returning, this train will toroWatenrille after the close or the meeting, at 2.30 Jr. M. Owners of stock of this Company will he passed free to and tram this meeting on tin's train on eihib iting their certificate of stock to tlte conductor of the •"hu EDWIN NOYES, fePgTwwd_Superintendent. For Sale. One Brick Dwelling Hunsc for $10,hM). One Wooden “ “ “ g,(mo. 44 44 “ *4 44 5*000. ALSO, \ scant lots on Adams, Cumberland, Oingnsi, Klin and Federal streets, from ?5c to $1 per foot. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, feb23eod2w Butter. Butter. *4 LBS. at .*15 cents per lb., hy the Pael Ltll/V/ age, for sale in PROCTOR’S NEW BLOCK, Corner of Market and Middle kts, hy JOSIAII I.. BOSTON. Feb 23—<12w‘ Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from Ida old stand, to No. 223, corner of Fore and I’nion Streets, where he lias for sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard oil; Sperm. Adamantine, ParatHne, and Wax randies, which he will sell at tho lowest market price. Thank ful to his friends and the public gem ially for past favors, he respectfully solicits a continuance WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 18C7. feb23 «lim Hew Crop molasses 4l2t> HUBS. I VERY SUPERIOR MU SCO 41 TCS. ) VAIS) MOLASSES, per llrig •‘Minnie Miller,” Iroin Matanr-as, now landing and for sale by Cha«e, Cram & Sturtevant, Feb23—isdtf_Wi tg. ry’s Wharf. Notice. ALL persons liavlng hills against tho Executive Committee lor tho relief of Suflerern, are re qnested to present the same to theCommitttvat their omec Ohl City Hall Ruildiiiu, on or before tho 5th day of March next. Per order. HENRY FOX, Chairman. feb23 d2w Book Keeper. A reliable yonntr man would like a permanent Hit nation as Book Keeper. Ho has had five years, experience in this City—ran furnish recommenda tions from his present employers. Apply to WM. H. JERKIS, Real Estate Agent. fcb23 dlw* Camphor Ice. OF the same unrivalled quality manufactured by ns for the last ten years, we are now prepared to turnish consumers and the trade, iu any miantitv J. R. LUNT & 00., feb23d3t_ ;*4g Con/reae St. For Sale. A desirable House Lot at the corner of Hill and Ellsworth Streets by JABEZ C. WOODMAN, Jr, feb23 d «*•! Estate Agent, 21) Free Street. One Dollar ! One Dollar ! SEND 93 Cents for Cheek in our groat One Dol lar Sale. _ „ A WATCH tor One Dollar. A Silk Dress lor One Dollar. Agents wanted everywhere. Send t*..r circulars. AKMNOTON, DHOWNE «5fc CO 5T.< Washington St., Boston, Mass. Ieb22 dlw Sb 'WHI’OLK ^ OYSTEKS ! A large lot of Norfolk Oysters just received and for salo at $1.00 Per Gallon, Solid. All orders by mail or telegraph promptly attended to H. FBEEMAN & CO., lOl federal Ntrert. ta^-Oysters delivered in any part of the city, ftwidlW waited. STOUT HVI.VTJE 11 SUITABLE for Fancy Goods, Watches, and .Jew elry, either on Middle. Coogrem or Exchange Street*. A reasonable price will Ik; paid for tix tures, and half a Store might he taken il'agreeable to a good party n a good location. Address A. in:i:-Knt, No 152 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., giving real name and location. f«Pd;jw* Agents Wanted! fjpHE largest Commiscnou* paid by the 11AKTFOKI) PIBhMIlMC CO. KxcluHive territory given. For terms, &c., Ad are»a M. C. lilCH foblt deodlm* Flour Barrels Wanted! 0NUie*puxch»«Bo?!lIT **’n8*7’ *'e "hal1 resun,c OJH.-O U. the ‘lour 1,1f‘>r< Asir, al .ho Portland Su«ar Co., l-‘t Wan forth mi., FebSdtf_B. BROWN & SONS. AgentH Wanted ! JUST OOT, Farrnsal iiml our Naral ||r. rof., by tho brilliant »■ <i |>n|iulsr llbti.riau, J. T. Headlv. Tbia in the only work on the Navy In the War, ami everybody is buying it. if. hi.ake, GENERAL AGENT, FeW—Sin Box Fortland, Me. Agents Wanted ! FOB KICHAKOMOIVM NtW WORK BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI. J7MIOM the Great River to the Great Ocean. Life 1 and Adventure on Prairies, Mountains*, and the Pacific Coast. With Descriptive ami Photograpic Views of the Scenery, Cl. leg, Lands, Mines, Pam.pie, and Curiosities of the Mew States amt Terr hones. ItWT — IsoO. By ALBERT D. RICHARDSON, Au thor of “ Field Dungeon and Escape.'* The work will be issue*! in one large Octavo Volume of 640 pages, beautifully Illustrated with nearly 200 Engra vings. This work will be soi l bv subscription only. Solo and exclusive rights of territory given w ith liberal commissions. Agents are meeting with great suc cess. Faithful, energetic, persevering n»en or wo men will, in the Ag. m y, find lucrative einplo* merit. If an Agency is wanted, send tor * ireular, giving full piuticulars. Apply to, or address J. FATTEN FITC H. No. 2.*«} Congress St., Portland, Me. tebl&ltittw2m Wanted. ftfWWt FL0UR BABKEI.S, at Forest ♦-J" City Sugar Itetlnery, West Com mercial, near tixjt ot' Emory street. Proposals will also be received for now Sugar Bar rels, and a sample may be seen at the office oi tlio Company, I5i>^ Commercial, at corner of Union St. fobEM&wtt_ T. C. HEKSEY. Wanted Daily ! ! AT The General Agency and Employment Otlico No. .‘I.lfl I-2 CoHunts All jssr sons wishing to securo goo<i Girls lor any ble employment, will tiud them at this Office. Also please notice. We will send you men ami bo)s lor any work iu city or country, tree oi charge. »“We wani good American, Provincial, Irish and Colored Women and Girls, as well as Men amt Boys, every day lor all orts oi situation* in this Cit\ and vicinity, (live us a call. ^ COX & POWARS Portland, Me., Jan. 25, ’67. jan30 dtf Flour Barrels Wanted. \I7K will pay 30 cents each for first class Flour T f Barrels suitable f-»r sugar. LYNCH, BARKER A CA, tovlMl l lJb Commercial street. liOAHD AND KOOHlii, To Let. A Snit ot rooms suitable for Gent ami Wife. XT. with board at 56 Clark Street. Febfcltl LOST AND FOUND. Lost! ON th.? 28th of Jan, bdwi-cn Dcland’a Court, (jrec i street, and 100 Middle st. a Lady'* Gold atch. The tinder will ne suitably rewarded by leaving it at this office. ^ebltkllw* Lost. A NOTE of hand signed by J. D. & H. SPILLEK payable to our order at any Bank in Portland, dated Feb. 4th, 1*67,on Sixty days for Two Hundred and Seventeen 60-1(10 Dollars. AU person are.hereby caatiouetl agahist purchasing said note a» pawnent has been stopped. H. J. & O. B. LANE. East Raymond Feb. 16th, 1*67. Fobltkilw* TO LET. T O LET! Tlie 2d, 3d and 4th Floors or NTORR NO. 5« UNION STREET, suitable for most any business. Apply to VBANCH O. TIIOtIKS, un tire premia *, nr GEO. JL SMAKDON, at Wood man. True .V Co’s. teblstf To Let. THE third and Fourth Hours In the new store 54 & 5U Middle Street 50 feet in width, 145 feet long. For terms appiv to the subscriber at 143 Oxford Street. FelOisltl ALFRED WOODMAN. To Let. FIRST, second and third lofts over E, T. Eldeu A Co.’s store, Free Street Block; also, offices ovor sehlotterlK', k’s, and ever Crusnutn A Co.’s, iu new block corner Brown and Congress streets janU-dtf J. b. BROWN To Let. ONK Brick Store, three stories, No. 90 Union »rreet. Apply u> ja&ftl^_ ST. *TOHN SMITH. To Let THE three storied Brick Store 201 Fore, foot ot Plum Street. Enquire of ._ . e. m. patten, fehlfcttf Plum Street. eeh Tit„iZEiis. OOA Cumberland Pure Raw Bone Adv/U Phot*, of Lime. 60 Tons Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 20 Tons Llayd’H Phosphate of Lime. B^rreu Lodi Poudretto. oOO Barrels Li ttlefieM’s Poudrette. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. »T*Kor stile at Matmfiicrnrer’s Prices, by KENDALL A WHITNEY. Feb 8.1SC7._ leM3mia International Telegraph COMPANY. Tim Linos ot this Compunv are now o)* u tor busi ness with Stations at llatli, Portland, HuUletord, Ports mouth, Salem and Boston, And connection with New Y.rfc, Pbiladel ’ " “-bi-ltior., and other bttris of the conntry. stations .till shot Uy be opened at New bury por,, I.,,..., Ipawlch, itru... "•*!*» and other I’oihis, The completion of tl.es.' tin,., was the signs! for S‘fnJifhUCt l’.11 °! 'f l‘r‘,llKb Tariffs from ail cuu aloti^ tile route ot the lines, while at the points not reached by the Compant and't. connection, the old High Rates are maintained, and ttill doubtless main so until these lines arc extended, which will bo rapidly done. Every ellort will he made hi maintain the I.‘nes in the best condition and to transact the business with the utmost correctness and despatch. M»iu Ollier cor. Exchange oud Fore Mis. ^Branch Office at Covell’s Apothecary St re under Preble House. Irb&dtf Notice. TVHEKRAS Elisha Oyer c’ arges me with having V I lett his bed and board, i Ucrebv contradict the statement, as he lett uie and my child about two mouths ago, since which ho has rovided nothing lor our support. MARY E. l>YElt Portland, Feb. 21, 18S7. Ieb21 dill* REMOVAL! HENRY P. WOOD, Stock & Specie Broker, Dealer in Government Securities, AT NEW OFFICE, 175 Fore, cor. of Exchange Street. 7-30’* converted into the new .Vhl't on fitvora We terms. Premium paid for Gold and Silver Coin. Bank Stock* wanted. feb22dlw A Pump that cannot freeze or dry up A Safeguard Against Fire. 1. X*. JVEVEN’8 I’nfeut Double-Acting FOR€£ PIJIIP, For Houses or Gardens, Railroad Stations, Factories, Distilleries, Cisterns and Wells. A Suction and Force Pump For Kitchens, Bath-Rooms, and Garden Engines. The following are some ol tbe advantages of this Pnmb: The whole thing is made of wood, and cannot rust or harden the wafer. The valves arc always pliable and ready lor use. The action of the Pumpglvts enough agitation to produce wholesome circulation, ami keep the w atei pure. On ceasing to work, the water returns to the surface in the well, thus pre venting it from freezing, or becoming warm or stale. 'Abe Pump is ;t inch roamber, and 0 inch stroke, and will throw so gallons of water per minute through a b-Sili inch nozzle, from 70 to SO feel, and can be lorced by one operator to loo gallons per min ute, and forced through a longer hose to a much greater distance. '1 he Novell’s Patent Puinp need* no direction, as am one can set them, and repair them if necessary What wo claim tor Novell’s Double-Acting Pump ii its Simplicity and Utility, ami being the chcai>est and most durable Pump ever produced. BACIIEIillKK A NOKTIIUP, Headquarters 29 Greenfetreet Cb^Uountv and Town Rights for Sale. fe22eod2w« MONE V. ‘ Worn and Torn Onrrencv and Greenbacks Bought at the Horse R. R. Office, by M.«. palmer,