Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 27, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 27, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS BV TELEGRAPH TO THE POKTI.AND Ik All.V I’UISX. • • Wednesday Morning, February 27, 1867. -- -- [special dispatch to the daily press.] State House, Augusta, Feb. 26. SENATE. The Senate passed to be engrossed an addi- i tioual act for the suppression of drinking houses and tippling shops. Also the minority report for the equalization of municipal war debts, which was discussed at length by Messrs. Woodman, Robie, Crosby and Hobson. An act to enable the city ot Portland to aid in rebuilding said city, was passed to be en grossed. The city of Poitland is authorized to issue its bonds to an amount not exceeding one million dollars. This is to lie loaned for build iug purposes, at a rate not excediug seven and tliree-tenths per cent. • house. Finally Passed.—Resolve providing for the publication ot the statutes of the State; an act amending an act confirming certain powers on the city of Portland. An order passed providing for sessions to commence at 9 A. M, and also providing for an evening session. The Committee on Finance presented their report. Gross amount $91)7,201.32. It passed to be engrossed. An act establishing the times of holding the several terms of the Supreme Judicial Court, was called up, and after being discussed by Mescrs. Shepley, Frye and others, passed to be engrossed. The committee of conference on Governor's salary reported an agreement upon tlio basis voted by the House, viz., $2,500. The report Was accepted by the Senate, and passed to be enacted. Bill an act allowing Justices of the Supreme Judicial Court to employ stenographers at the I terms of the Court, being taken from the table, was discussed by Messrs. Atkinson, Hale and others, and passed to be engrossed. Resolves for the enlargement ot the Capitol building and protection of the archives of the State, came from the Senate. Several amend ments having been adopted, changing materi ally the features of the same; aiul, on motion of Mr. Frye, the roNolvesas amended were indefin itely postponed. An act to provide for a State police in certain i cases,came up by assignment; the matter was discussed by Messrs. Berry, Brown, Frye and others. The ^question was taken by yeas and nays, and the bill passed to be engrossed—yeas 109, nays 9. An act authorizing any city or town in this State to raise money to aid in the construction ot any railroad, alter discussion, passed to bo engrossed. Mr. Hutchins opposed the act, and Mr. Shepley replied in a well timed speech.— The vote was nearly unanimous. ANNEXATION OF AUBURN AND DANVILLE. Robert Martin, Esq., of Danville, who has been the active man before the Legislature in favor of the annexation of these towns, appear ed in Augusta this morning, with the informa tion that the municipal authorities of the town of Danville had refused to comply with the provision of the act, which required the calling ot a town meeting in order that the public of that town might vote on that ques tion. Mr. Holland, of Lewiston, in the House, of fered an additional act to the one passed last week, vie., that these towns should he united by the affirmative vote of Auburn, provided the town authorities of Danville refused to comply with the provisions of the original a’t. Mr. Foster, of Waterville, moved that all af ter the enabling clause be stricken out, and that the towns of Auburn and Danville be an nexed, the same to go into effect on and after the approval of this act by the Governor. The rules of the House were suspended, and the amendment was substituted, aud the same passed to be engrossed. The same was carried to the Senate five min utes before adjournment. The rules w'ere sus pended, and the same passed to be engrossed. In the afternoon the bill, an act to join the towns, passed to lie enacted. The same was signed by the Governor, and the inhabitants who passed last night in Danville, friends^iud foes, all sup this evening in Auburn. INSANE HOSPITAL COMMITTEE. Messrs. Nathan Webb, Esq., of Portland, Hou. Albert G. Jewett, of Belfast, and Dr. Mc Ruer, of Bangor, have been selected as the committee to investigate the affairs of the In sane Hospital at Augusta. EUROPE. NBW* U V THE (ABLE. The Nete Reform Measures in England. London, Fob. 19, Midnight. In accordance with the programme announc ed by the Government on the II, resolutions on reform were introduced into the House of Commons this evening. Mr. D’Israeli, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, opened the de bate, and on the part of the Government pro posed four new franchises, anil to change some of the borough seats. Mr. Bright followed and made a strong speech in opposition to the scheme of the Derby administration. London, Feb. 26, Noon. The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Ireland has been suspended for three months longer. Earl Russell censures the American Govern ment for pleading for the Fenians. The reform measures of Earl Derby form the topic of general conversation. The leading newspapers have editorial articles in approval of them. • Berlin, Feb. 26. liin^ William of Prussia will be the Empe ror or Germany. Terrible Tragedy in New Jersey. New York, Feb. 26. A terrible tragedy occurred last night at New Market, N. ,J. During the evening two strang ers called at the residence of Dr. Corville and inquired if he was at home. The servant girl replied that he was not. Later they return ed and awoke Mrs. Corville, who weut to the door. As soon as the door was opened they seized her by the throat and tried to stifle her screams. The servant girl hearing the noise seized an infant and fled through the rear door to the next house, which was occupied by a Methodist clergyman, and aroused him. Seve ral neighbors were at once summoned. On reaching the place the house was discovered to bo on fire by the minister, and on opening th e door of an inner apartment, be was nearly stifled by the dense smoke. Placing himself on the floor to avoid suffocation, his hand came iu contact with the body of Mrs. Corville, which was apparently covered with blood. The corpse was taken from the room, when it was found that she had been strangled, and also stabbed in the breast. Facts have come fo light which cast suspicion on the servant girl as the mur derer. On the neck of Mrs. Corville were lound teeth marks which correspond w ith the teeth ot the girl. Other evidence also seems to point to her as the murderess. FroM C'alifnruin. San Francisco, Feb. 26. It has been raining for forty-eight hours.— The storm is the severest ot the season. The roads on the mountains are blocked by snow, and the streams are flooded, doing great dam age. it is estimated that there are a million and a quarter sacks of wheat still in the State; good shipping bands are $1.70 per cental. . San Francisco, Feb. 26. The storm which has taken place on the m mntains is the severest known. There is seven feet of snow at Yorks Station, and about fllteen ieet on the summit. Travel will be stopped for several days. The Baj of Snanano iacired a« a Coaling Station—Fcoiii IIouiIuibn. New York, Fob. 2(5. A Havana correspondent writing on the 20th instant, says tin* Bay of Sam an a has been se cured by Mr. L. Smith, Charge D’Affairs of the United States in St. Domingo, as a coaling station in the latter republic for United States vessels, and that the treaty has already been forwarded. A correspondent in British Honduras, dating at Belize on the 3d of February, says another expedition has been started after the Indians in charge of Col. Haley, of the British army.— The sugar crop is beautilul and abundant. MiacellaiarouM Diapnlclieit. St. Louis, Feb. 2(5. It is estimated that $250,000 worth of proper* ty was destroyed in Western Kansas by the recent freshet in Kansas river. Detroit, Mich., Feb. 2(5. Gov. Crapo yesterday vetoed the Port Huron & Lansing Railroad bill, on the ground that it is unconstitutional uud inexpedient. ....... . . ... New York, Feb. 2(5. \\ 11 ham Lloyd Garrison delivered a lecture to-night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. His chief aim was to show that the antagonis tic spirit, which he alleges prevailed at the South, arose from national causes, and must be controlled in a proper manner by the North and he depended on Congress to do it. Gov. Mu ami Dfrlim w the United Miiirh Miennloriihip, Baltimore, Felt. 20. Quito a sensation was produced here to-day by the announcement from Annapolis of the postponement of the resignation ol Governor Swann and the inauguration of Lieut. Gov. Cox. It is now stated that Gov. Swann will not resign, but that he will decline the Uaited States Senator ship to which he was recently elected, and will assign ieasons lor his action jo the Legislature in a day or two. XXXiX OONGBBSS- second session WashinotoK, Feb. 2t>. [The following page of the House report ot yesterday’* proceeilings on the tax bill was by i.i.. inista.e overlooked iti tiie telegraph oi lin' It should liavo eonio in after Commis sioner Uolliu’s table of Southern taxes:—The House proceeded to acton various amendments on which separate votes were demanded All the rest were agreed to as a whole. The first vole taken by yeas and nays was on the r^uo,nK distillery- licences from 5s»00 to $100. 1 he vote was 67 to 78, so the li cence 18 to l>o $500. The next vote taken was on making gas companies pay the tax instead j * ar-?in£ it to their customers after the dOtli ! Al»,nl next. It resulted in a vote of a 100 to | the ga.s companies are expected to pay their own taxes after that date. The amend ment agreed to in Committee of the Whole on motion of Mr. Myers, taxing cigarettes, che roots ami cigars of all descriptions to the ex t nt of $5 per thousand was agreed to without a division, so tin-section stands $5 per thou sand on all cigars.] SENATE. The Senate proceeded to the election of a government printer under the act just passed, creating that office. The rule requiring election by ballot was suspended, and John D. Defries, of Ind., was elected. Petitions and memorials were presented and referred. Mr. Grimes from the Committee on Naval A Hairs reported a bill to annmd the acts in re lation to the Navy. The Senate concurred in the House amend ments to the bill providing extra compensa tion for the civil employes of the government in Washington. It goes to the President. Mr. Trumbull called up the House bill es tablishing a Department of Education for eol- ! lection of statistics and facts with regard to the school system of the States, to be under the contract of a Superintendent at $4,000 per year. Mr. Counts* moved to strikeout the word department and insert bureau. Mr. Trumbull spoke in favor of the bill. It was better to use the word department because heads of departments could appoint, subordi nate officers, and it was important that the Commissioner of Education should appoint his own subordinates. Mr. Simmer was in favor of the bill. H e cared not whether it was called a bureau or de partment. Suffrage in the rel»el States would bo a barren scepter without education. Ponding consideration of the subject the morning hour expired. Mr. Fessenden moved to take up the army appropriation bill. Mr. Chandler moved to take up the Niagara ship eanal bill. After debate Mr. Fessenden’s motion was carried—24 to 18. Mr. Chandler said he should not trouble the Semite again with this Niagara ship canal bill, hut desired to give notice that lie should at an j [ early day present a bill to construct a ship ca- i nal around Niagara Falls by government and ; not by a corporation, and have it lree to the navigation of the world. Mr- (.1 rimes said he had opposed Mr. ('hand ler’s bill, but would give his support to such a measure as Mr. Chandler had just promised to iu trod uce. The army appropriation bill was then taken up and considered. Mr. Fessenden moved as an amendment a section directing the officers of the Freedman’s Bureau to prohibit whipping and maiming in the late rebellious States. Agreed to. Mr Wilson offered an amendment, which as subsequently modified, provides lor the dis bandment of all militia organizations in the lately rebellious States which was agreed to — 23 to 11. After some amendments had been acted up on an appropriation of $260,000 tor the erection of a bridge across the Mississippi at Rock Is land was passed. Mr. Sherman called up the compound inter est note finding bill, but without taking action upon it the Senate took a recess. EVENING SESSION. The compound interest note bill was taken up as the unfinished business and on motion of Mr. Sherman it was postponed until to morrow at one o’clock. Mr. Wilson gave notice of an amendment which be intended to offer to Mr. Sherman's bill providing that every National Rank shall at all times have on hand in lawful money of the United States an amount equal to 25 per cent of the aggregate amount of its notes in I circulation and its deposits. Mr. Fessenden from the Finance Committee reported the omnibus appropriation bill. Or ! dered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Trumbull the Senate agreed to a committee of conference on tin joint resolution prohibiting the payment of money to parties iu the rebel States not known to have been loyal during the rebellion. A number of private pension bills were passed. Mr. Wilson called up tho bill relative to courts martial, which was passed and goes to the House. Mr. C res well called up the joiut resolution to provide for the exchange of public docu me ills ol tuis country for the public documents of other countries for the use of the congres sional library which was passed. Mr. Wilson called up the House bill to allow the reissue of discharges for use in tho collec tion ofextra bounty. An amendment was offered making the pro visions for additional bounty in the bill of last year nppliable to sailors ana marines. Pending the consideration of this amend ment they adjourned. HOUSE. Mr. Wentworth, in accordance with the re solution of the House yesterday, made a report stating the progress of the examination insti tuted into the charges as to corrupt bargains between members and the President. It ap pears that the whole story was derived from observations made by reporters in the gallery and con jectional inferences drawn therefrom Then* was also some story about two persons who went back and forth between the Piesi dent and certain conservative members of Congress. The upshot was that there was not the least knowledge obtained by the commit tee about the reported proposition of reconcili ation between the President and the ineml>ers, nor had the committee any reliable expectatiod ot obtaining such knowledge. The committee, asked to be discharged from any further consi deration of the subject. Mr. Gloflsbienner of Pennsylvania lead a statement which caused much amusement. It declared that the committee spared no pains to find ugly facts, hut the witnesses could not | be brought up to the mark, seeing or sus I pecting anything hut what was honorable and patriotic in those whose proceedings they de tailed. The impeachment of the President had not been discussed or mentioned in any shape or form. He suggested that the modest gen tleman named Cowan, now a guest of the Mar shal of the city, might he induced to come out and furnish all information that might be de sired. The committee was discharged. On motion of Mr. Delano, the Senate’s amendments to the House’s resolution provi ding for the payment of claims of persons resi ding in the rebel States not known to have been loyal during the rebellion was taken from the Speaker’s table and acted on. The second Senate amendment was non-coucurred in and a committee of conference was asked. Mr. Garfield from the Committee* on Ways and Means reported back the Senate’s amend ments to the bill for extra compensation to ci vil officers of the Government in Washington with amendments. The report was agreed to and the bill goes hack hi the Senate. The House w«*ut into Committee of the whole on tie* fortification appropriation bill. After several amendments were acted on Mr. Maynard moved to strike out the enacting clause being ‘he third time the motion hail been made. Adopted—(>7 to 58. The House then proceeded to the business of the morning hour, which was to consider the joint resolution reported last week for the re moval of the Naval Academy from Anuapolis. To this Mr. Schenck had offered a substitute. After an hour’s debate Mr. Schenck’s substi tute was rejected and then the joint resolution was rejected. The committee rose and reported. The ac tion of the committee was again reviewed by the House, 72 to 79, and the bill was recommit ted under the rules. The House again went into committe on the bill. Mr. Lehlond moved an amendment that not more than one half the sums appropriated he expended during the next fiscal year. Agreed to. The committe roS£ and reported the bill to the House. The amendments reported were agreed to ami the bill was passed. The House then went into Com mi tee of the M hole on the tarriff bill and the balance of tin* time to the recess was occupied in reading the Senate amendments. EVENING SESSION. w< nt into Committee of the \\ hole on the tariff hill and the residing of the senate amendments was concluded at twenty minutes past eight. Mi . Morrill presented an amendment to tbe amendments ol the Senate in the nature ot a substitute for the whole bill. He explained that the substitute was in the main tile same as reported from tbe Committee on Ways aud Means. There are a few alterations, not more than 12 or 15, reducing the rates slightly. He said that he would consider any decisive votes that might be given in the course of consider ing the bill on the nature of instructions and would modify his substitute accordingly. In other words the Senate amend nients would re main under consideration and the substitute be pending as an amendment to it. The committee rose, in order that Mr. Mor rill might move in the House to terminate the general debate, which motion be submitted. Alter some discussion the motion was agreed to—72 to 42. whole ML'T' “*»•“ went into committee of the 2 h .r."""1 consideration of the Mr M iriN '! I™* -'.mended on motion of Mi. Mount, to-take effect ten davs after its passage instead of April 1st. 1 *’8 aIU 1 lts Various amendments filially ill taking the vote by tellVs no quorum appeared, and the roll waacalled, and A mem bers answered to their names. The committee rose, having disposed of onlv twenty of 27«f5 amendments reported by the Committee on Ways and Means, and the House adjourned. The Election an Ororiftoii’ii. . Washington, Feb. 20. I Official returns of the Georgetown election I enow not only the election of the radical can didate lor Mayor by tHi majority, but the elec I 1,0111,1 •M2ren radical councilmen to four of tbo conservative party. It is said that the negro vote was cast solidly lor the successful candi | dale. --— Heninrky Union Coavraiion. I'HANKSom, Ky., K.-li. 26 Tbe Union Oonvention was represented by 80 counties. Tbe meeting was very entbusi ’ itstic, and a series of resolutions wop* adopted. | Sydney Haines was nominated for Governor | and John Mason tor Lieut. Governor. Deslruetivc Fire. . EutHOHN, Wis., Pel). 26. A tire this morning destroyed Odell’s groce ry store, and Hodges & Preston’s dry goods store, together with Tcgelt’s dwelling bouse. Loss §30,UVO; tflry-tbirds insured. WASHINGTON. (JES, HAZES OS AFFAIRS IS UTAH. ' Annual Report of the Com missioner of Agriculture. FICEEUtlE.VM AFFAIRS IN TEXAS. Mont lily jstatiTVHTit of tbe Public Debt. Washington, Feb. 26. Gen. Hazen lias addressed a letter to repre sentative Bid well, who has requested reports of his observations upon affairs in Utah, while there in October last. He thinks it important that the Government should strengthen its au thority in that territory, increase its friendly relations with that people, and elevate their intelligence until they come to find that they nre part of the United States, and that we are their friends. Harsh measures will only cou solidate them. The lands of the territory are still held by the Government, and if it is the intention to give a title to the Mormon settlers on the same grounds as to other emigrants, and he does not seo how it can do less, a land of fioo should be opened and a commissioner ap pointed to settle claims. The longer this is ne- ^ glee ten the more trouble can be expected in reconciling claims. The matter for the annual report of the Com missioner of Agriculture for 1866, was present- i eu to Congress to-day, and referied to the Com mittee on Printing. It embraces, in addition j to the work of the Department, papers from ! some of the best agricultural writers in the i country, including, Judge French, S. Edwards Todd, H. A. Willard, B. Perley Poore, and William Clough, from the editorial ranks, and others well known in agricultural literature. Letters received at the headquarters of the Froedmen’s Bureau, from Gen. Griffin, Assist ant. Commissioner for Texas, state that instead of withdrawing virtually from all control over the treedmen’s interests, etc., as has been stat- i ed, it is his purpose to exercise all the powers given him by existing orders for the protection of the freedmen. An official communication shows that the aggregate amount of $539,000 has been expend ed for subsistence stores issued to destitute ref ugees and freedmen,or persons not belonging to the army, for the six months ending Decem ber last, .me mommy staremcnt ot tue public debt will be published on or about the 5th of March. It will not show any very material difference from the last statement. The receipts from customs will appear to have been quite heavy and those from internal revenue sources unu sually small, less than the former, this being the first instance of the kind. It will exhibit a heavy increase in the gold balance, auiount in* several millions, from wliich the interest on the ten-forties on the lirst. proximo will be paid. A large number of gentlemen, representing the newspapers of all sections of the country, without distinction of party, met in one of the committee rooms of the Capitol to-nigbj, and organized a correspondents* press club. MEXICO. Capture of the City of Guano Goulta. DEFEAT OF miRAMON NEAR ZACATECAS. San Francisco, Feb. 23. Arrived, steamer Montana, from Panama, with New York dates of Feh. 1st. Official information was received yesterday of the capture of Colima, hy the Republican army under Corona. The Imperial garrison capitulated Feb. 2d. Corona allowed no violent proceedings on the part of the army. Peace reigns there now. The capture of Teliaimtepoc is officially re ported. 1 he United States steamship Mohigan and four French war vessels were in the harbor ot Acapulco on the 15th inst. „ San Francisco, Feb. 25. The Consul of the Republic of Mexico in this city has received the following official news: Juarez is at San Luis Potosi, where Gens Gonzilo, Ortega and Paton had arrived as pris oners. The city of Guano Goulta was captured hy the Liberals on the 27th nit., with many pris oners and all the artillery, munitions of war and baggage therein. Gen. Marquis had captured the city of Jawa ra, the most important place in the State of Miehocan, and Enovaca had been taken by the Liberals. Gen. Miramou was completely defeated near Zacatecas, and three of bis brothers and all the high officials were made prisoners. 'The Libe rals also captured $500,000, of which Miramon robbed Zoeilicas. Pennsylvania Stale Temperance Comes liau. _ Harrisiiuro, Pa., Feb. 26. I be Pennsylvania State Temperance Con vention met this afternoon at tlie State Ifouse. Gov. Geary was appointed temporary chair man. He was received with much applause, and made a telling speech on taking the chair! At the close of his remarks he said ho was happy to announce that he had to-day received intelligence that Gen. Grant was about to iden tity himself with the temperance cause. A committee on permanent organization was ap pointed. The committee ou permanent organi zation reported Gen. Wagner as President, with twenty Vice Presidents and five Secreta ries. Several resolutions were offered, among them one recommending a prohibitory liquor law, and one designating heavy penalties for drunkenness. At the evening session of the Convention the business committee reported a series of resolutions, which, alter discussion, were adopted. A committee was appointed to prepare an address to the people, and the Con vention adjourned until to-morrow. Over 200 delegates are in attendance. Ohio Legislatarp. Columbus, (Ihio, Feb. 20. In the House to-day Mr. Boynton’s resolu tion to strike out the word “white” from the Constitution was lost, after a lengthy debate, by a vote of 26 to 50. Nomination for Congress. „ Couisville, Feb. 26. \\ tlliam Brown, of Nicholsville, has been nominate 1 by the Unionists, to represent the 7th district in Congress. THE IflAKKEI*. I'i uniteini. New Yobk. Feb. 20. I lie money market closed this altcrnoon steady and easy. Call loans ranged trout 5 to Opel cent, on Gov ernments and collaterals. Gold continued strong anil closed at 139j Government securities—gold bonds lower and less active; Treasury notes steady. Stocks were tirmer after the second Board, and quite linn at the last open Board, and alter call were quiet hut unchanged. New Ysrk Market. New York, Feb. 26. Colton—less active and scarcely Be firm; sales 1 200 bales; Middling uplands at 3le. Flour—5 iffi lih: lower; sa'cs li.tMMt bids. Stale at 8 75 (a II W; hound hoop Ohio 1080® 12 85; Western at 8 75 or 12 10; Southern sales at 10 .‘to® 10 5o. Wheat—dull and drooping. Corn—1c lower; sales 48,800 bush. Mixed Western at 107 o 108. Y'ellow Southern, new, at 1 06 oh 1 OS. Oals—quiet; sales 24,000 busli. Western at 57® 62c; Stale at 07 @ 08c. Provisions—dull. Pork—dull; sales new mess at 20 871. Whiskey—quiet and steady. Itico—dull. ' a sugar—steady; sales OOOhhds; Muscovado at 11 ® life; Km boxes Havana at Mr. Coflee—quiet and very lino. Naval Stores—firm; Spirits Turpentine at 72 (w 74c. Rosin at 4 37J @ 9 00. = Petroleum—dull; sales of crude at 17 @ 171c. Re fined bonded at 2G ;<r ;:oc. Freights to Liverpool—dull. Chicago Markets. , , Chicaoo, Felt. 26. Flour firm and moderately active. Wheat in tali demand ; sales at 1 S5,« I S51 for No. 2, with but little doing ill No. 1 at 2 18 ,u 2 til.' Corn linn all Hie week but to-day gave way to a decline ol 0 ® Sc, willi light hjiJoh ; No. 1 at 79 @ 81c, closing with Hellert* hut. no buyers. Oals fairly active; sales 14,INKi busli. at 41 ai 42e tor No. 2. bye hi good demand at an advance of 2 a 3c; sales at 00 w I oil, according to location. Bar iev quiet. Lard dull at llj ue 12c.. Oressed hogs quiet but strong. Whiskey dull. Mess pork at 18 50 <u> lit (Ml, wit h small sales. Ueueipls—7,500 bids, flour, 17,000 luish. wheat, 12,000 hush, rye, l,7oo hogs. Shipments-7,500 bbls. flour 8,800 bush, wheat. Cincinnati Markets. Cincinnati, Feb. 2C. Flonr steady and unchanged; sales of superfine at 9 75@ 10 25; Winter and trade brands at 11 50 @ 1.J5U; fancy at 14 00(g) 15 00. Wheat unchanged; sales No. 1 Spring at 2 40; no Winter offering. Corn in good demand at full prices; sales of ear at 50 @ 57c; shelled at 63c in elevator, and 77 @ 78c in sacks.— Oats in good demand at 52c for No. 1. Rye in good ue-nnutl; sales at I 25 for Canada. Barley dull. Whiskey quiet at 25c iu bond. Mess pork unchang ..d, K.8K at 20 Wi fo) 20 •<* Hulk men to in fair demand at 7 15 «) 9 2o-or city. Lard at 12$e for city, with a demand at L$c. Bacon unchanged and in good d* mand. Butter at 26 oj 28c for winter made. The total number of hogs packed here this winter as fur nished by the Price Current, is 462,610; average weight six pounds per liog below last year; average paid 7 52 per cental. Exchange firmer. The money market is unchanged and quiet. New Oilcans Market*. New Orleans, Feb. 26. Cotton—weak; solos to-day 5,200 bales; ordinary Middling at 29|c; receipts for three days 7500 bales against 13,500 for the same time last season; exports 25,300 bales. Sugars dull at 12$ @ 13c. Molasses dull at 75 (w 80c. Exchange on London 148$ @ 149$; on New York $ discount. Man Francisco Market. San Francisco, Feb. 25. At i at 5 75 @ 6 25. Wheat—good shipping 70. Butter at 35c. Legal tenders 74. *'.nimrr<-ia|...l>rr Cable. Consols for n,«ney !>i. L,,*DO*> Fcl,-2B- Evening, l i^shu'^n'i irr* n(1"* ™J11TiKR —I'he following are tlie ,Sr".s7 inmoi* v,:; "I Rr,iritio* = e. i« Runway «ls£u-s5-2J" W? ,rKl 8,,ar' R 77 f ex-dlv. Llnit Tlii‘ Cotton market l.a»U!..'en Vlon1^ol’ W'Sn a declining tendency; Middlin'. unlrn! !* 1o8C? 7*11! 13|d; the sales to-day wen- 8,0* 0 bales ftri!? ili ] market dull; California Wbeat is quotedatruaA'lJ cvntal. Provisions market urn banged • Ain.rS. | Tallow 43s 6(1; American Lard 50s tki.* Produced Petroleum unchanged; Pennsylvania refined Canada White Is 6d gallon, Frankfort, Feb, 25, Evening. United States 5-20 bonds closed this, evening at . Paris, Feb. 25. Evening. United States 5-20 bonds are quoted at 82$. London, Feb. 26, Noon. C Consols for money closed at 91. Auer, oak Seoiiuities.-TIip following are tlie enwent quotations for American Securities: Illinois , mral Railroad Share* 77j, ex-div. Erie Railroad lUates 37J. United Stftte»V-2V’» ?Jj, LtvetU’OOL, feb. afi, K«u. The Cotton market this morning is very dull and depressed, and quotations barely maintained; esti mated day’s sales trilling, not exceeding 3000 or 4000 bales. The opening prices were 13fd. Breadstuff's— the market is generally quiet and steady. Provis ions—Bacon 42s; Lard 60s (id. New Voik Slock Market. Nkw Youk, Fob. 26. Stocks—a shade stronger. American Gold.1391 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1862.!.... . .11(4 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons,1804.107} @ 8 U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1865,.loi<i U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons new issue.106* @ U. S. Seven-Thirties, 1st series.108 U. S. Seven-Thirties. 2d series. .1054 Western Union Telegraph,.. ’ 42I New York Central,. 1034 Erie,. ; 5,;f Erie preferred.. Hudson.. Heading,.!! !l04 Michigan Southern,.’ * ’ 70 Illinois Central,,.. . . . . . !llf. Cl iveland & Pittsburg. ] ,8j Chicago & Hock Island,. 96 Pacific M ail, ex-div.120 American Express.! 57 PROPOSALS Vor l»r«d||iuis 11 New Channel Ihrauuh Mh<-|mrd’» Point Kthoal and Hallawrll Nhoal in the Kennebec Ritcr, at Hal lowell, Maine. PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED AT THIS OFFICE, until to o’clock A. M., on 'l’ue«dnr, the llilh l>a> of March next , lor dredging a new channel though -Shepard’s Point” and -Hal lowed” Shoals, iu Kenucbcc River. with a view to obtaining a clear channel seven l'eet deep at low wa ter, and sixty feet wide on the bottom, with sides having a sloi*e of two iett to one foot rise. The channel will first be excavated through Shepard’s Point Shoal, for a distance of about 450 yards, requiring 16,Out) cubic jards of excavation, more or less; aud afterwards, through Hallowed Shoal, tor a distance of 575 yards, requiring 10 o00 cubic yards ol excavation, more or less. 1 his amount of excavation may be increased or diminished as the Engineer in charge may direct, after lurthe/ex niinui ion of the river. The material taken from the Shoals is to be depos ited in the river, iiisucli manner a- may be required by the Engineer in charge, and in such localities as may be designated by him, not. exceeding tijo yards in distance irom Shepard’s Point, above and below it. In making proposals, bidders must state the price per cubic purd or ereavation, with the understand ing that tlie Avork executed is to be ascertained by measurement of the channel after dredging; and, of such excavation only as has been actually made’to obtain the required dimensions: with the under standing, also, i hat the price stated is to include the depositing of the material taken out, in such locali ties as ma» be designated, within the limits above named. Hie work must be commenced as soon as such op era: ions are practicable, and be completed on or be fore the 2tuli oi November next. Each proposal must be accompanied by a written guarantee signed by two responsible persons, in the required lorm, that the bidder will, when called on if his proposal be accepted, enter into a couiraet and bond, with good, and Hiirticiem 8. curity (the sureties aud their places of residence to be named in the pio 1-osal) for the true and laithtnl performance ol his contract. The contract will be awarded to the low est responsible bidder, and be subject to the annrov al ol the Secretary of War. 11 The undersigned, however, reserves the right to exclude the bids of any persons who, there is reason to believe, will not faithfully and promptly per'orm the contract; also, any informal bids, as we I as those tuat are above a rc.-ponsibleprice for the work* and no memlier of Congress, officer or agent of the Government, nor any person employed in the public service, shall be admitted to any share in the con tract, or auy benefit which may arise t herefrom. Payments will be made in two installments; the lirst on the completion of the channel through Shep ard’s Point Shoal, and the second, on (lie completion of the whole work—20 por cent, to.lie reserved from the first payment, until the whole work is linished. ami to be fori cited in the event oi the nou-ftillilment of the contract iu the time and manner as therein required. Persons desiring to make proposals, will please call on the undersigned at his office, in Morton Block on Congress Streei, tor forms of same, and lor more def inite information, if desired; aud, on transmitting them, will endorse thereon — Proposals for improve ment ol Kennebec river.” — , . _ GEO. THOM, _T „ „ Coh Corps of Eng’rs, livt. Col. U. S. A. U. S. Engme r Office, i Portland, Me., Feb. 22,1867. I teb22 eodtd Afap de Magnolia.—The prettiest thing, the “sweetest tiling,” and the most of it for the least money, it overcomes the odor of perspiration; soft ens and adds delicacy to the skin; is a delightful i*er liune; allays headache and inliamation, and is a nec essary companion in the sick room, in the nursery and upon (lie toilet sideboard. It can be obtained every where at one dollar per bottle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. S. T.—1860.—X.—The amount of Plantation Bit ters sold In one year is something startling. They would till Broadway six leet high from the Park to 4tli street. Drake’s manutaciory is one of tlie insti tutions in New York. It is said that Drake painted ail the rocks in the Eastern States with his cabalistic “S. T.—1860—X.,” and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the face of nature,” which gave him a monopoly. We do not know how this is, but wc do know that Plantation Bitters sell as no other article ever did. They are used by all classes of the community, and are death j 011 Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and week, and a great appetizer.” Sarato a pring Water, sold by all Druggists. “In lifting the kettle from the fire I scalded mysel very severely—one hand almost to a eiisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the pain almost immediately. It healed rapidly and left very little sc:tr. CilAb. Vosi'SK, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia.” This is merely a sample of what the Musiang Lini ment will do. It is invaluabe iu all cases of wounds, swellings, sprains, cuts, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Beware of counterfeits. None is genuine unless wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature of G. AY. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri vate stamp of Demis Balnes & Co, New York. Saratoga Spring W ater, sold by all Druggists All who value a valuable head of hair, and its pres ervation trout premature baldness and turning grey will not tail to use Lyon’s celebrated Katharion. U makes the hair rich, soft and glossy, eradicates dand ruii, and causes the liair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lyon, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. What Did It? A young lady returning to hei country home alter a sojourn of a few months in New York, w as hardly recognized by her friends. In place ot a rustic Hushed face, she had a soft ruby complex ion of almost marble suioothuess, and instead of 23, she really appeared but 17. She told I hem plainly she used Aagan’s Magnolia Balm, and would not be without it. Any lady can improve her appearance very much by using this article. It can be ordered ol any «lruggist lor cents Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Heunstreet’s inimitable Hair Coloring 1ms been steadily growing in litvor lor over twenty years. It acts 11 (hin the absorbents at the roots of the'hair, and changes U) its original color by degrees. All instan taneous dyes deaden and injure the hair. lleim

stroets is not a dye but is cortliu in its results, t»ro motes its growth, and is a beautiful Hair Dressing Price 50 cents and $1.00. Sold by all dealers. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Lyon’s Extract ok Tore Jamaica Ginger snr Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headache, Cholera Morbus. &c., where a wanning, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and entile parity makes it a cheap and reliable article for culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50cents per tKit tle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. 11 Juno 14,'GO—eod&wly I’ll OHM. ItMMIS } e. s. WORRELL formerly No. 00 Middle street, takes pleasure in an nouncing that he will on TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 1867, open his NEW PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY At No. 316 Congress Street, iOpponile mechanic*’ Hall,] * where he will be pleased to wait on his friend* and the public Grateful for pa*t patronage, he hope* by strict nl tentiou to busines* (0 merit a renewal ot the same. Persons wishing tor FIRST CLAM F I D 1 IIREI of all • tyloaaml size* are invited to call. Pictarc* colored ia Oil, Water Dolan and luiliu Ink by oue of I be best Artist* in Ibe Miatn. Special attention paid to Copying of all description*. II work wonauted to give satislaction. „?• B~Wnrlt ,1'>,1le ,1,r rhotographers in Ink or Color* at reasonable rat s_janieod3m 200 r;rer,an"p,,re Raw Bone 50 Tons Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 25 Tons K. P. Coe’s Phosphate of Lime 20 Tons Lloyd's Phosphate of Lime 500 Barrels Lodi Pouifrette. 300 Barrels Littlefield's Poudrette. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. Biy For Bale at Manufacturer's Prices, by KENDALL A WHITNEY. Pel. 8,«8W._^_ te9d3mi» NOTICE. THOSK suffering from that terrible malady Chills and Fever, who have hitherto Iwen unable to find a remedy, will do well to wriie to me, as I have a sale ana certain cure, which 1 will furnish to the afflicted lor five dollars. Allan hh CJYKUS LOWELL, Stevens’ Plains, Westbrook, Me. January 25,1867. emtGw* Sierra Morena Molasses. 420 ■inns, i Biti.s WEW «hoi» Just landed from brig “Hyiierion” for sale by THOS. ASEXCIO A- CO., felfcWwis CVSTVM HVUSE WUAKF, WAUrrEU, Wanted. MEN everywhere to sell goods. Address wMl sUurt|i MYitlONDM & DA VIM. feh25dlw* 62 Kilhy Street, Boston, Mass. Book Keeper. A reliable young man would like a permanent sit uation us Book Keeper. lie lias had live years, experience iti this City—cau furnish recommenda tions from hia present employers. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS, Ileal Estate Agent. feb23 dlw*____ Wanted Ini mediately —AT THE— New Employment Office ! No 22!) 1-2 Conf/resH St, Id Door Weal of City ltiilldinu («!» stairs.) / 1IRLS capable ol' doing all kinds of house-work, Vi to whom good situations will be given. Also LABORERS for various kinds of work, ami CLERKS for every kind of business. (23^ Wc are able at all times to supply parties in any part of tbe State witli GOOD RELIABLE HELP, either as Domestics, Mechanics or Laborers. Merchants, Contractors, Fanners and others will he supplied with Men and Boys tor all kinds ol em ployment Fbee of Charge. Don’t forget the num ber, 2294 Congress Street, nexttoCitv Building, Port land, Me. GOIJRLA1 A URW1TT. Fel» 22—dtf Proprietors. Wanted. PZf\ AAA FLOUR BARRELS, at Forest Ul/«UUV/ City Sugar Refinery, West Com mercial, near toot of Emery street. Proposals will also l»e received for new Sugar Bar rels, and a sample may be soon at the office ol the Company, 158$ Commercial, at corner of Union St. febl2d&wtt T. C. HERSEY. Partner Wanted. A smart, active and intelligent man with $400 to take an equal interest in a good, paying busi ness in this City. Good reference' given and requir ed. Enquire of COX X POWARS, 351$ Cougross St., Portland, Me. tab 16 d2w Agents Wanted ! FOR RICUARDSON’S NEW WORK BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI. FROM the Great River to the Great Oceau. Life and Advantage on Prairies, Mountains, and the Pacific Coast. With Descriptive and Photograpic Views of the Scenery, Cities, Lands, Mines, people, and Curiosities of the New States and Territories. ' 1857 — 1*6. By ALB!* RT 1). RICHARDSON, Au thor of *• Field Dungeon and Escape.” The work will be issued lu one large Octavo Volume of 500 [ pages, beautifully illustrated w ith nearly 200 Engra vings. This work will be sold by subscription only. Sole i and exclusive rights of territory given with liberal commissions. Agents are meeting with great suc I cess. Faithiul, energetic, persevering men or wo men will, in the Agency, find lucrative einplo\ inent. If an Agency is wanted, send lor Circular, giving full particulars. Apply to, or address J. FATTEN FITCH, mmmm0'. Purtllu,d’ STOJUJE WVJ.VTJv/J SUITABLE for Fancy Goods, Watches, and Jew elry, oitber on Middle, Congress or Exchange Streets. A reasonable price will be paid lor fix tures, and half a Store might be taken if agreeable to a good party >u a good location. Address A. URETER, No 152 Essex Street, Salem, Mass., giving real name and location. to8d:tw* Flour Barrels Wanted! ON and after January 2d, 1807, wo shall rosume the purchase ot Flour Brls. for CASH, at the Office ot the Portland Siiffar Co., 97 1-9 DanforthM., FebSdtf_ J. B. BROWN & SONS. Agents Wanted ! JUST OUT, Farragut and our Naval He roes, by the brilliant and popular Historian, J. T. Deadly. This is the only work on the Navy In the War, and everybody is buying it. GEORGE II. BLAKE, GENERAL AGENT, Feld—3iu Box 827, Portland, Me. Wanted Daily ! ! At The General Agency and Employment Office No. :MI 1-2 Consreaa Ruin. All jier Rons wishing lo secure guotTGills lor any rce|iectu ble employment, will bnd them at tliis office. Also please uotice. We will send you men and boy* for any work in city or country, ireo 01 charge. tar' We want (Mod American, Provincial, Irish and Colored Women and Girls, as well as Men and Boys, ovory day tor all -orts oi situations in this City aud vicinity. Give us a call. COX X- POWABS Portland. Me., Jan. 20, ’GT. jaihiu iltf Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 80 cents each for first class Flour Barrels suitable fin sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., uovl3dtf 130 Commercial street. LOST AND FOUND. LOST! ON Sunday, near the State Street Church, a La dy’s White Point Lace Barb or Neck Tic The finder will be suitably rewarded by leavii g it at the ottice of H. J. Libby & Co., Free Street. Feb 25, 1S67. fob26dl\v Found. Al-ady’s Fur Collar. Tlio owner < at. have the sauto by proving property, and paying for tins advertisement. G. L. HAILEY, IcbSGdlw o Free Street. Lost! SATURDAY Evening, on Myrtle street, between Lincoln and Cumberland, a Fitch FUK CAPE. The finder will receive a liberal reward and confer a great favor by leaving it at the Fulton Fish Market, 110 Federal street. T, IIoPK. I NS. Icb25dtf BOARD AND ROOMS. Board WITH furnished Room, suitable for gentleman aud wife or two gentlemen, at No. 70 Pleasant street, corner of Park. leb25<: 1 w* TO LET ! PLEASANT r«>omB with Itoard, or as lodging rooms, at reasonable rates, at 31 Free street. Refer ences required. feb25dit. To Let. A Suit ot rooms suitable for Geut and Wife, with board at 50 Clark Street. Fel>5dtt TO LET. For Rent. OFFICES in the third story of building on corner of Exchange and Milk Streets. Enquire at of fice of OCEAN INSURANCE CO, Feb. 25. tf Exchange Street. TO LET! The 2d, 3d and 4tli Floors or STOKE NO. 30 UNION STREET, suitable for most any business. Apply to FRANCIS O. THOAIES, un thepreuilses, or GEO. II. SMA1GJON, at Wood man, True & Go’s. feblOtf To Let. rpHE third and Fourth floors in tho now otore 54 X A 5t; Middle Street 50 feet in width, 145 feet long. For terms apply to the subscriber at 143 Oxford Street. FelOisltt ALFKEI* WOODMAN. To Let. FIRST, second and third lofts over E, T. Elden A Co.’s store, Free Street Block; also, offices over Seblottorbcek’s, and over Crnsman A: Co.’s, in new block corner Brown and Congt ess streets. janU-dtf J. B. BROWN To Let. ONE Brick Store, three stories, No. 50 Union street. Apply to JaSdtf_ ST. JOHN SMITH. To Let THE three storied Brick Store 201 Fore, footol Plum Street. Enquire of E. M. PATTEN, fehlOdtt Plum Street. Daily Press Job Office, 179 Commercial Street. EVERY DFKORTPTION OF BOOK, CARD, & JOB PRINTING, Executed with Neatness and Despatch. Having completely refurnished our office since the Great Fire, with all kinds of New Material, Presses c'i'e., we are prepared on the short est possible notice to accommodate our friends and the public with Posters, Programmes, BILL-HEADS, CIRCULARS, Cards, Tags, Blanks, Labels, And every description of Mercantile Printing-. We have superior facilities for the execution ot BOOKS, PAMPHLETS, Catalogues, &c., Which tor neatness and dispatch cannot be surpassed j 6dF“ Orders from the country solicited, to which prompt attention will be paid. Daily Press Job Office 179 Commercial St., Portland, _N; A. FOSTKK. ProI’IUETob Townsend Patent' Glass Door Plates! QUPEltlOR to any silver plate, for they require nn O burnishing, are always bright and bbautiltal and mueh more durable and ornamental than any silver plate. They are made of the very best pressed Glass, nh ely sdvered and lettered on the tnlide, and are tinnly secured to the door. They have » "ice thin ploco of rubber between Ibo plate and the door to keep out the wet °"c Ajjont in this City sold over *200 worth in one week. And we now Oder state Bights for Sale at a very low price For further particulars apply to fi. A. BACHELDKR, __ 29 Green Street Portland. SMITH tc LOGAN, Proprietors, 33 Meridian Street. East Boston, Mass. U b23dwd2w* HEAL ESTATE. Brick House for Sale. 4 GOOD Brick Hiflisc on Winter Street, item Pine, J\ containing 12 rooms, all in good order. Has slated tool, brick cis.eru, cemented ecilar liner, mi.I gtts Lbrungbuut. Apply to \Y. H. .ILltlllS, Kenl Ks tate Ag.-nl. KbA.Uiw For Sale. A desirable Hunm Lot at the corner of Hill and av Lllsrtortb Streets by JABLZ C. WOODMAN, Jr., feb23iltf R®al Estate Agent, 21$ Free Street. Valuable Farm in Hamilton, F°if saia:. Intending to re ibAubb:&',^;h- *pW,of good cultivation, and very con ven icntiyarraii o I lie buildings arc all good and in good repair with good cellars under tin- house and barn, a oil cement ed. There Is also a well of good wafe r at I he house andbarn, with a large cistern for ram water at the house. Also Stock, Karininy Tools, liny, Grain, Po tatoes, aid Household Furtdtnri*. 1 his is one of the iincst located Farms in .Essex Counfy, U near the railroad station, and convenient to churches, schools; Ac., ami is jnsl tar enough from the city to make it a desirable summer resilience inr a gent eman doing business »n Boston or Salem ; and if not disposed or at private sale, will be so d at Pub lic Auction some time in March. JOHN NORTH. For errns and lurthcr particulars apply on the premises, or to J. N. NORTH, No. S, Portland St., Portland, febL'l d2w F Oil SALE! ONE House and Lot on Washiugttm Street for sa'e VERY low. House new a ,d containing Seven Rooms. Price $1,100. ALSO: Olio new Hou.-e ana several Lots near the Roiling Mills will he sold very cheap, the lots at prices rang ing from $50 to $100. ALSO: Several Lots on Washington Street. Prices $.100 to $5000. Inquire of JOSEPH REED, Real Esfa.o Agent, Oak St., near Congress St. tebHdJw* For Sale—House on Park St BEING about to remove Iroui this city 1 oiler for sale my House,No. 55 Park St. I t is good size aud eon\en.cnI, wilhall the modern improvements, Bathing room, iu which is iiotand Cold water. Gas Furnace, S:c. Con ectcd with house is a good stable. Po-session given first day of May next. Knqiiir. at No. ill.'t Commercial Ml. head of Hobson’s wharf, of J. JI. il imlen, the subscriber, STEPHEN PATTEN, or of W. H. dEKRiS, Real Estate Agent. JaitfOeodtf Valuable Hotel Property lor Sale. rpHE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil X lageoi Fryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is ot tered lor sale at a bargain, it applied ibr soon. The Moiisu* U large, in good repair, with furniture and fixtures throughout, together'with all imetssarv outbuildings. J For full particulars inquire ut HORATIO BOOTH BY, _ „ ^ . . Proprietor. Oi Hanson & Dow, 541 Union st. Fryeburg, Sept, 2U, ixi#. FOR SALE. Grove Hill Farm I THE above Farm is situated on an eminence over looking the beautiful and thriving village ol Bridgton t enter and within one halt a mile of the business port ion. It is pronounced by all who have seen it to be the best and most, desirable I cation in the County. It comprises Jib acres, conveniently di vidcd into tillage, pasturage, wood land and timber land; cuts irom 45 to 50 tons first quality of bay. The buildings consist ol a two story house, built in 1858, at an expense ol $3,00o, with Lain ami out buildings in good repair. For pirtlculais apply to C. P. KIMBALL, or II. W. GAGE, (Hr m oi til root & Gage,) Portland, BEN JAMIN WALKER, Bridgion. or to the subscriber. „ RICHARD GAGE. ^Brulgton,J fee.,jl8GG. dec 27 eod,V wt For Sale. One Brick Dwelling House for $I0,(HM>. One Wooden *• ** “ “ “ “ u “ 5,(KM). ALSO, \ acant lots on Adams, Cumberland, Congress, Elm and Federal streets, from 25c to $1 per Jboi. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, Ieb23eod2w House tor Sale. Apood House two stories, Stable attached, hard unit so 11 water, ftooillot centrally located—con venient tor (wo lumilies, if tlcsiiable. Inquire at 13 Jiao over or 184 Fnrr 8«., J. A. FENT>ERSON. Jan. 24,1807. dtf NOTIC'K. 1 will sell on laroralile terms as to payment, or let lor a term of wars, the lotaun the corner of Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street, inelui ling I ho corner ol Franklin and Foie streets. Apply lo VVM.iliLI.IAKl>, Lancer, or SMITH & RLEly, Attorneys, Portland, jylgti Valuable Real Estate FOR SALE! BY virtue of a license from the lion. Judge of Probate tor Cumberland Comity, 1 shall sell by public auction, on SATURDAY, March loth next the following parcels ol Real Estate belonging to the estate of tbo late CHARLES E. BECKETT, viz: _ At 11 o’clock A. M., of said day, on the premises, lot ol land turner of Congress and Smith Streets, extending about 44 feet on Congress and 130 feet on Smith Street, with the uuliuished buildings thereon, subject to mortgages of about $3,Out). At half past II 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 and Frank lin Streets, containing about 8,000 square tent, ex temling about loti feet oil Congress Street, subject to mortgages of $5,500 and interest. Also, at 3 o’clock P. M., ol the same day, on the premises, lot of Land corner ol Vaughan and Pine Streets, about 220 leetnn Vauglian Street and 143 on Pine Street, subject to mortgages of $4,040 and in terest. Said lots are located in the most desirable parts of the city, and oiler excellent inducements to builders ami capitalists to purchase. S. B. BECKETT, Administrator. HENRY BAXLEY tV SON, Auctioneers. Portland, February 13,18t;7. eod3wtdtd Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, IV C O !U iff E R C I A L HTttGBT. rpHE subscribers offer fi.r sale the lot of land on J. the southerly side «*t Commercial Street, licndot liana’s Wharf, measuring 72 by 155 feet. For tur tlier particulars inquire JONAS H. PER LEY, L»ct is tt_ _ or VV. S. DANA. For Lease. THE valuable lot of land onrner ol Middle anil Plumb Street*, for a term of years. Enquire of 0. C. MITCHELL ,V SON, Aiq;, 2g, ltUC-i^ tin Foru Street. Farm lor Bale. I WILL sell my farm near Allen’s Comer West brook, about three milcH from Poitlund, one mile from horse cars, ami Westbrook Seminary. Said faun contains about 100 acres, pallet it very valuable for tillage, and part ol it li»r building lots. There is a good house, two large bums, and out hous es on (he promises. It will be sold together, or in lots to suit purchasers CYBUS TH UBLOW, HepU-dtf 1C5 Commercial st. A Pump that cannot freeze or dry up A Safeguard Against Fire. I. P. NEVEN’S Pnleni Donblc>Auius FORCE PI UIP, For Houses or Gardens, Railroad Stations, Factories, Distilleries, Cisterns and Wells. A Suction and Force Fump For Kitchens, Bath-Rooms, and Garden Engines. The following are some of the advantages of this Pumb: The whole tiling is made of wood, and cannot nisi or harden the water, l’he valves arc always pliable and ready lor use. The action ot the 1‘uiup giv. > enough agitation to produce wholesome circulation, and keep the watei pure. On ceasing to work, thi water returns to the surface in the well, thus pre venting it from freezing, or becoming warm or stale Tlie Pump is 3 inch chamber, and 5 Inch stroke, and will throw so gallons of water per ininiiii through a A-sth inch nozzle, from 70 to 80 feet, urn I can be forced by ono operator to 100 gallons per min ute, and lorced through a longer hose to a mooli greater distance. The Novell’s Patent Pump needs no direction, ai any one can si*t them, and repair them if necesaarv. What wo claim tor Ncven’s Double-Acting Pump it Us Simplicity and Utility, and being the chcai>est amJ most durable Pump ever produced. BACDELDBK & IVORTIII'P, Headquarters 29 Green Street. iCounty and Town Rights for Sale. foJ2e.HU w Notice to Land Holders. MU O’DUROCHKK, Builder, is prepared to take contracts for building, either by JOB or l*\ DAY WORK. Can furnish First ('hiss workmen ami material of all description. Residence AMERICAN HOUSE. India Street, Portland. August 17tli, 18C6 augjodtf Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! KLECSANT TROCHE and *>1 EE Combined tor Couf/hs, Catarrh,Branch it in, Colds, Hoarseness, Asthma, Had Breath, Headache,tC-e. Instantly relieves annoying Cough* in Church. Cures Cnfiirrhw positively without sjTKEZiSti, Valuable to Aitager*, Clergy, &c., clears ami ftlrciigtticu* the voice ; acts quickly; tastes pleas antly; i!ever ■iiiiiMcnle*. Prevent* taking cold from Nknliuir, I.centre* &c. KSr“ Scdd by Druggiots or sent oy inai! zrj Endosc .*15 cts to Hooper, Wilson * Co„ (»epl9eo,Ujunel8'fl7) PHlLA.I>EI,Hn x W. W. WHIPPI.K, Portland, WholtGal, ;!^. Profitable and Safe Business. GRIST MTI Ag. DEERIXG’S BRIDGE. rpjfE subscriber odors lor side tlds long established A UHIST MIUs It is situated on (be great thoroughfare .nm • n™-.n«i of tile best loiek rsmntrv travel, and also >" '*! ' City trade of Portland.' and a good part ui hrook with Moat and Feed. Th.ru ».« s inn of Stole s—one for salt with a ilry lt.soo cl s.im . olid Elevators for Com and Salt-all In I tier ami now occupied, but will ’ ^ built a New Mill In Falmouth. Il nnt sold, a thor ough Miller with some capital can leave an opportu nely ta ““"^'SaWAW; H. BURG1N, A, t 5 ' No. I'M < ■»■ uirro.nl Hi. feh2:l Iletsltf NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the late I)r. Charles W. Thomas, are requested tq make immediate pay ment to the undersigned, who U duly authorized to collect the same. Office No, iW Fore Street, over Canal National Rank, House No. 55 Danforth Street, corner of State Street. GEORGE A. THOMAS. February 2,1#67. 90CUw JJHJJJ LA . - --r— EN TJEJRTA1K MENTS. THEV’RE €Oj?II3V<ir! The Favorites of the East! A’l’ OEEHIftiG HALL,, Monday, Tuesday <(• Wednesday, Vt'b. Jiih, 'dl.ih mid J31I1. The liliuliaMo and World-Famous BEN COTTON, Ami hi» celebrated CALIFORNIA MINSTRELS. Master Bennie, The Empire Boys, Jake Budd, Charley Atkinson, -AND ALT THE CHEAT STAItS t Will Positively Appear. ur Tl E. PARMELEE, Advance Agent. « • H. II. BLACKMAN, Business ARont. foSIdIU Mercantile Library e h C T 1J k e s. Fbc Fink Lecture •« this C'earae " 'll IwdeHrerod in MECHAmcis- iiall, lVeduenday Evening, Fefc. |)lh - BY - E. II. CHAPIX, J>. />. EVENING TICKETS 50 CENTS. 1 >oors open a to o'clock. Lecture at 7 J o'clock. Per Order Committee. February l«S. i!3t NOTICE. THE Opening Meeting of the “Young People’s Association” of Free Street Society will Iks held in the Vestry oi the Church, WEDNESDAY EVE NING. Fob. -7th, at 7.4 o'clock. A lecture will l»e delivered by the Pastor, Kev. I Jr. Stock bridge, with I other appropriate exercises, 'flic public are invited, fchiftdlt NEVER DRV! Ocean Association Ex-4 Will "ive an Assembly at Mechanics’ Hail, On Tlilir.ilny ■•.veiling. Vi'b. 'Jsili Rr* Music by <'handler's Qusidrillo Band. Tickets $1.00; Gallery tickets, 50 els. fchUGil.'U pi V. i\I.U. A.COIKSi: I.ICmUKS I KM'II I.KCTI UK, In the State Street Church, Thursdny KfruinR, Frb.dSlb. ISH7, «f» A- A. Wll.l.KTM, D. l»,of Brooklyn,NY. Subject—‘‘Tim Model Wife,” Season Tickets. 75 cents; Evening Tickets,50cunts, lo Is- hud at Bailey & Noyes’, 11. Packard's, Short A Loring’s. and atthe door. Doors o|U‘ii at 54; Lecture ut7J o'clock. R'tiLlehd A mill cur Dranial ic Entertainment lor the benelit of the Army and Navy Union l.ihrary, DE E R1NG HALL, FKIJDAY KVENING, March 1st. Pei tialoanees will commence at quarter to eight with the celebrated play ol' ; “rFli«s Wc‘atliercio<‘lc !” and conclude with the amusing Farce of the widow* vit iin ; Ailuiission Pi Parquet. 50 cents; tlailory, M cents; Reserved Seats, 76 cts. Tickets tor sale at Short & Luring’s, fleycr i& Calcf’s, Grosman A Co.’s amt at Bailey & Noyes’. The sa.e of loserved seals will he gio mi Wednesday at Ilollins .V Gilkcy’s, Derriue Block. fet,25did CITY NOTICES. 1‘UOFOSALS ! PROPOSALS will be received at the office of the City Engineer, (Ofd City Hall,) until 4 o’clock 1*. M., FRIDAY, Feb. L’8tli, IH67, tor building the iron tiuice ar.»und the Park. Plans and specifications may ho seen, and all need ful information given at said office. The Committee reserve the right to rtject all pro posals if it is deemed expedient. Per order of Special Committee on Fencing suid Grading Park. AMBROSE GJLDD1NGS, Chairman. Pol tland, Feb. 1867. teoJOdtd I Cl TV OF FORT LAND. ELECTION NOTICE I PURSUANT to warrants from the Mavor and Al dermen of the city of Portland. the‘inhabitants of said city, qiiklnied according to law to vote in the election of City Officers, will moot in flioir ruiqmctlve Ward rooms or usual place - of meeting on lMsvdfly.bir Ida day of Ufarrh next, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, to give in their votes tor Mayor of said city, for Judge of the Municipal Court, for one Alderman and three Common Coun cilm.-n, a Warden and Clerk, and tor two City Con stables tor said Ward. The polls will remain open until four o'clock in the afternoon, when they shall la- closed. And the Aldermen of said city will be in session in the Common Council Room, in Market Hall, from nine o’clock in the forenoon to one o’clock in the af ternoon on »acli of the three secular days next pre ceding such day of election, and froiu three o’clock to live o’clock on the attern.mn of the last of said three secular days, lor the pm j.oso of receiving evidence of the qualification of voters whose names have not been entered on tbc lists of qmillticd voters in and tor the several Wards, and for correcting said lists. Per order, J.M. HEATH, City Clerk. Portland, Feb. 25,18f»7. dtd JANUARY 20, 1807. SPECIAL CLOSING SALE WHITE GOODS! Laces & Embroideries! At One Price. E. T. EE DEN «fc CO. (Jain 28—dtf 200 lloz. Linen Hkdfs. This Day Deceived ! SELLING AT LOW PRICES -AT— E. rT. KLDEN & CO’S. Jan 28—dtf Housekeeping Goods OF UVEUV DESCRIPTION, AT ONE PRICE. E. T. ELI)EX A- CO. Jan 28—dtf BLEACHED <C BBOWN H H 10 IhZ TINGN, BLANKETS A- QUILTS, M«ol» I Tmler Price, -At— E. T. FE1>EW & CO’S. Jan 28—dir E OiliM & CO., WILL OPEN THIS BAY five Cases of Linen Goods CONS 1STU fU OF Bleached, Half Bleached, And Brown 1) A M A 8 1£ H 1 Bleached & Brown Table Overs, Napkins, i»o,lu s, Towels, Fronting Linens, Linen Sheetings, Re, At One Priee^o Free St. ,Jan 28—dll drover A H.aker, Sewing Maeibines, AT MANUFACTURERS I'F. dCES, Every Machine IIVn •ranted l ITInrhinc Silk,, Thrrad and 1 ’wi»l, » f»H ANNorfmrnl. E. T. ELDEX J& CO. NO. !i h'EKK . STBKKT. Jan 28 dtf Notice. PIUSONS clearing the ruins or dlgg, JQg cellars will tind agood place to deposit tliei r rulddsh on Franklin Wharf. septlu dU S. KOUNDS, ^ ^harllnger, ■ in*-VI. r-n -i-,fr AM'noft SALEH. linportaut Hale of Goverumeut V easel. ®0»* OOSKmitARTEU'l. Kaithno.,, MdA,,Ja:uL?".,‘;Ji7 J W1LI- bo wild at public »ucti„u ,hl , KaJtiiuure, (Hemic rsou's » i,»j rE.wui.i, oil Thursday 12 M., February jk, pci oie sl pb nV: SIOK-WHEKE STEAMKK, O wmopiTut v n 1 l Of J7# tons; length, 1125 b et; breadth „t l,t,iji, -i feet depth ot o!' hold IS root; cylinder, bo tael, H.'aud U teet stroko. A rare opportunity Is afforded, in the sale ot u,ia tcaiuer, ui person* desiring to purchase a really first-class vessel. . She is of light draft, the cugine and boiler are In most excellent eoudltlon, and tho hull perfectly aound and Mtrong. . It is l.elieved that for sire and built, I lie < USMO POEITAN surpasses any vessel liitlierlo ..fibred by Uovorlivndiit for oalu al thin |iort. Teritoieaali, in Government fund#, on day °* H‘,‘ Further part ic ulars may be learned open applica tion to tin- undersigned or to the Auctioneers, Mmmth. ADltfcON, THOMAS A CO., No. I* *h»uUi CbarieH street. By order of the Quartcrnuuiter General. A. S. K IMGAJ J*, Captain and A. Q. M.,U, S. A., t«-4till FeWii, IhrpoL ^uarierauurter. ■ Al* PATTKN A* CO., Auriiourt rn 1*1 am <4.reel. It rick and Wooden ltuil<liu(fs at Auction. ON FRIDAY, March 1st, at 12M.,on the premise*. Fore mreoi. the two buildings adjoining the « un tom House on tho easterly Hide, consulting of'a li ilorml wood* u store, and a throe utoriol bi uk dwel ling, to i*c removed by iir*tol‘ May. t'ebftidtd K. M. PATTKK A 4 0., AuclivnMrs, Oilin- I*Iuin m ur F*rn Mire*!. Splendid French Mirrors AT AUCTION. PURSUANT to a license from the H«»n. John A Waterman, .1 ndgo of Probate lor t.’niuta-i tb« subscriber ;ih Administrator of Jt'lifc, M \N uob, deceased, will offer sale at Public Anc u“ ih. IX l»a, .1 n»nkt i"tx, »ttb. AimiU.u tto<im of H>u M. I’Ailhb Hiumgtr,.,", H, ,, oV|o.k A V"' .,arK‘- Pier Pruoch Mirror, M liect 4 indie's by teot 4 inches. u£«t£iLpi'ir Fronc"M,rr‘,r'84*r 2 JiSm*11*'1 MiUltal M,rrot" 5,“>l 8 ,uul“'» *>y * l** Portland, Feb. 22,'1$. ll‘HLEV> Adudm.irntor •f - s. bailey, Auctioneer k Commission Mercliniit a\i> appraiser, Office 170 Fir* St, at Mims. Garter & Dre»er»’ January 7—Utl C. W. HOLMES, AUCTION EER, OOO Con grew Street, HP**Sales of any kind of property in the City or vi oiidty, promptly attended to on the most favorable terms. novIVitt BliiidiK^s Destine**, -and Caatarrh! During i»it. (mkfkihti:k'm late visit to Portland w bleb closed Feb. 1st, ho great a number of persons deferred consulting him iiiitil the latter p:irt of liis stav, that many were tumble to do so, hie time ladiig fully occupied. To accommodate those and otilers desirous ol consulting hiiu he Will Return to Portland March 1st, Ami cm it be consulted at the H. *. Hotel until April let, upon all discuses of the Eye, Car, Throat — AMD — C.iT.lRRH, As usual. And ho would advise those intending to avail themselves of his sorvices to call early ns con venient. Dr. 0. can refer to many patients iu Portland and vicinity, who have l»een cured orhenctitted under Ins treatment, who do not wish their names made public, but are willing to converse with those Interest*si. ‘Consultation at odlhc Fkkk. but letters must contain one dollar to eusurc an answer. Office Itours, Sunday excepted,!* to 12, 2 to 5, and GV to 7* o'clock. Dr. C. is now* at Biddelhrd, whore he can he con suite* 1 null March 1st. 1«G7. t«b2&l* wtl MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. N. DEWING, Mledioal Electrician 171 MIDDLE MIKKJlT, / > curly Opposite the Luilod Staten Hotel WHERE he would respectfully announce to citizens ol Portland and vicinity, that he * permanently located in ihi* city. inrun*; ihe throe years we have been in this city, we l*»ve cured some Oi the worst forms of disease in persons who have tried other forms ol treatment in vain, and curing p iiicnts in so short a time that the question is often total, do they stay cured*/ To answer this questiol we will way that all that do not stay cured, we doctor the second time without charge. Dr. D. has been a practical Electrician lor twenty’ one years, and is also a regular giaduafed plivsicim i [ Electricity is perfectly adapted to chronic discuses in ! the forrnol nervous or sick headache; neuralgia it, the head, neck, or extremities; consumption wliek In the acute stages or where the lungs are not fully involved ; acute or chronic rheuiouliom scrofula, lop diseases, wnire swellings, spinal disease*, curvature ol the spine, contracted muscle*, distorted limbs, palsy or paralysis, St. Vitas’ Dance, dearness, stum* me ring or hesitancy ol speech, dyspepsia, indiges tion, constipation and liver complaint, idles—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures oi the chest, and ah forms of female complaints. biy cUecirioitv The Rheumatic, the gouty, the lame and the lazy leap with joy, and move wiili the agility and elastic ity of youth; the healed brain is cooled; the irost bilien limit* restored, the uncouth deformities re moved; faint ness converted to vigor, weakness to strength ; the. blind made to see, the deal to hear and the palsied hum to move upright; the blemishes oi youth are obliterated ; ilio acciuln is oi maiuie iuc prevented; the calamities oi old age obviated and au active circulation maintained. LA I) I E 9 Who have cold ham.s and feet; weak stomachs, 1am aud 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; leucorrhcea, (or whiles); falling of the womb null in ternal cancers; tumors, polypus, and ail that long tram ol diseases w ill find in Electricity a sure mean* oi cure. For painnil menstruation, too r. »iuse menstruation, and all oi those long line of troiihh* with young ladies, Electricity is a certain specific, and will, in a short time, restore the ^ufierer to the vigor of health TEETH! TEETH! TEETH! ' Dr. D. still continues to Extract leclh by Elec THIUIYY WITHOUT PAIN. Persons hav ing decayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed for reset ting lie would give a polite invitation lo tall. Superior ELKcrso Magnetic Ma-iuneh ior sale tor family use, with thorough instm* tioiis. Dr. D cun accommodate j tew patients with board «ml treatment at his house. Office hours from 8 o’clock A. .VI. to 12 M.; from 1 to G P. M , and 7 to 9 in The evening. Consultation free. novlti French Language and Literature TAFGIIT BY PROF. LEON BE MONTIER, IjlltOM France; graduated in the Academic de Par is Universiiie de France. Late Professor in tho French Language and Literature in the McGill Uni versity and High School of Montreal. Canada East. Prof. LEON de MONT1EK begs leave to say that he is prepared to give Lcssoiu in the altove iiupor taut brancch of uuslem education, both in Schools and private families. Classes may also be formed by geutlcinen and Judies desirous of acquiring a thor ough knowledge and the tluent speaking of the Fiench Language. Prof. L. de M.’a method of teaching Fr^icli will snusith in a great part the difficulties of beginner*, whilst to more advanced pupils he will impart a pro ficiency ol speaking, together w ith the pure Parisian accent, so deservedly esteemed by all well educated people. Nothing shall be wanting on the pert of Prot. L.de M. to enable bis pupils to make the most rapid nr<» gress, and by his exertions to speak the French lan guage in the shortest time. Applications as to the terms inav he made l»v letter or ot herwise, at 52 Free St, or at Messrs Hailey & Noyes Book store. Exchange st. References are kindly permitted by the following: In Poktlani).—Rev, Dr. Dalton,cofncr South and Spring Street*; Rev. K. Holies; Dr. Fitch, 87 State Street; l>r Chadwick 295 Congress Street; Dr. Lud wig ; 0. O. Files Esq. Principal ot Portland Acade my. January 10. dtf V. E. BECKETT’S ESTATE. Tint subscribers, ammintcd Commissioners by the lion. .ludec ol' Probate tbrCnmhcrlan.l county, to receive and decide u poll all claimsi au’atnst tbc es tate nl Charles K. Ilcckctt, lute id1 , w county, decease*I, represetde' li's"l*e“^J ^e^al uotfee thai six to,.tubs, troui ",c' ‘ , lovv.Ml to tbc cro.tilurs to " i J be lu ~ elaims- and tint said Commissioners will tw m «ts tuuiuB, iuiu w . H tri' office* nnid lurtl.unl, <>q mou ui the City * * ^A„r!Lta»du.s...-;.*-y M. OOltK, I ' "Uindssioners. Portland, Feb. 22,1887. d3w*wlt FKiK! FMtiSf! Cheap, Chenp ! A t> lb. 1 For $1.00! EVERYBODY BUYS THEM ! Children Cry for Thom! Don't let them u-hen you ran buy a 011». Dm in for $1.00 AI.LK1VS FRUIT STORE, \o 11 ExVClRSIBlIjSI. Pub 22—ill w StT*Send your orders tor Job Wortt to Daily JPrt> W«et»