Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 1, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 1, 1867 Page 2
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i „ i 1 u7«Jn.iV><.i« shipbuilder.. The following memorial was submitted tx) the Houses of Congress ou tlie 21st ult., by the Committee appointed by the convention of ship owners and builders held in August* on the :10th January: To the honorable Senate and House of Rep resentatives of the United States in Con gress assembled: Gentlemen :—Tour memorialists are “ committee raised for a specific pprfkW‘V',(, large and iutelligent convention of “h'P . ms and ship owners held in Augusta, Maine January :10th, eighteen bundled and seven. . _ muipr which The following is the resol e they act . _„,mittee. consisting of ■Rested, That a comm N Hichborn, Hon. Samuel Co ^ Hon. Isaiah Stet Ho"- .. I Nh„„ 7 u. Morse, be raised to memorialise Congress and ask that the shipbuilding interest of Maine be relieved from the heavy burdens imposed by Congress upon this important branclt ol' in dustry, through a drawback on duties on all foreign articles entering into the construction of ships. In accordance with the above instructions, vour memorialists proceed to say that, among the prominent interests oi Maine, doubtful if any are more so, is her navigable; iu tact, it is second to none but her agricultural. She lias usually had engaged in ship-build ing some six thousand to seven thousand men, and twice that number in sailing or nav igating them. Some one hundred persons are thus dependent upon the same lor a liveli hood. ■So well adapted are the facilities and op portunities of prosecuting this essential branch ot national as well as State industry, and so energetically have her citizens pursued it, when uutrammeled by onerous burdens, that she has actually constructed for a series ol years, on an average, more than fifty per c°nt. oi all the sea-goiug vessels ol the country. This she will undoubtedly continue to do, but it is for Congress to decide whether that per centum shall be few or many. if the ouerous burdens now imposed by tariil's and taxes can be lightened, the hum of industry, as of yore, will he heard iu our ship yards; ship-owners will again increase, and our commerce send Maine ships to bear our flag wherever civilization is known. The effect of continuing such a policy must be not only to destroy the business, but actu ally to deieat. the ends ol the government in imposing the burdens, if no ships are built, of course no dutiable articles arc consumed, and no revenue paid to the government. This is the simplest problem of arithmetic. During the year ending June, eighteen bun dred and sixty-five, one hundred aud nine ships and barks were built in the United •States. Maine built seveuty-iour of them ; lorty-six brigs were built, and Maine built thirty-tour ol them. The number uilt per year since has, probably, somewhat increased, the ratio built in Maine remaining about the same. These vessels have been built mainly from sales of ships out of the country daring the rebellion, bn! so heavy has been the cost that they have ceased to be productive proper ty, and hence little preparation is making tor building in the luture. High costs aud un productiveness are elements that never fail to check business. It is estimated that some one hundred and twenty thousand tons of shipping were built in Maine during the last year, and from care fully prepared memotania it is ascertained that ttie uuties on articles actually entering into the construction of ships amount to about ten dollars |ier ion. This in the aggregate amounts to one million two hundred thousand dollars per annum—a sunt equal to the whole t axation of the .State, Such a buiden cannot tail of its results. Keiiel must be had or the business dwindle to a close; our ship-yards lie ahauuoneu, our builders lose tbeir busi ness, and mechanics be uischarged to seek oth er etnpioy, and probably in otner (states. Again: the law for collecting tonnage dues is so trained that a ship registered lor tne first lime iu December must pay lor the full calen dar year. .Suppose the register to be dateu December thirtieth, the ship must pa. tor a luu year, thirty cents per ton, and teen ii she c.ear aud Happen into a port in anomer dis trict on January nrst, she must pay another tniny cents per ton. mis is expensive ami vexaeous. it cannot be the intent ol the law to tax a ship tor time expiring before she is bui.t or registered. Once more: the admeasurement of :he houses oi snips, and entering the same in the register, wonts wrong in many ways to the owner, aha out little comparative good to the government. me excise tax, also, upon the manufacture ol lnauy axac.es, oucu as tigging, sails, tanks, Ac., is uuequai aud ouerous and needs reau justuieut ii not repeating. Thus we nave recited briefly the disabili ties under wnicli this speciality ol Maine in dustry rests il these disabilities upon ship builders must continue, Maine must bear more tuan one-..cti tne wuoie burden thus imposed upon me njaou; and that, too, with but very sngut coirpensuuve consideration. Maiue nas but comparatively lew manufactories, grows out iictie wooi, and prouuees u i coal, very ntiie iron; nets it seems lobe "to do anu bear.1 jl>u* it is not irom local considerations, a.uue lua., we urgereneriu inis direction. Il insuives, we minx, a national question of no ordinary moment. a> um uwu .,ci, sam ny me oecretary *>( tue Treasury,iu lm> recentabie report, the na tions mat oumi suijis san mem; ami ii' we cease to sad, ueuse ceases that hardy, practical training on tuc seas in the inereiiaui * marine widen so eminently Uts our sailors lor tne detcucc ol tne eounuy on me water m tune ui uauDcr. alioniu tne tuture, which we leai' is nos muikeiy, liml us engaged in a lor eigu war, its great uatties must oe iought on tue seas, and it wouiu oe uupa.donahie lor a nation oi 0111 means and exiierienee not to have an e-vtcnsive merchant mai’me irom wuich to ememporize sucn men as so summa rily sent me ilmisli built aud manned Ala bama to me bottom, r miner man this, snonid a sudden conilict witu a coimuereiai llano., arise, the extensive snip-yards oi Marne, and uer numerous sti'ong-armed aud weii-skmed mechanics, may ad be needed to meet the emergency. Once more: commerce is now admitted to be the great equalizer and civilizer oi the world; and it is our duty, as well as our priv ilege, to send our llag wueiever intelligence is known. As it now is, our citizens, induced by the superior advantages oliered in neigh boring provinces, are taking our timber, carry ing it to said provinces, there constructing their snips lor ioieigu trade, aud sending them abroad. American snips, manned by Ameri can sauors, aud bearing everywhere a loreigu llag! e>ueu a policy, mug continued, can but work inunitc wrong to our country and its in stitutions. From such a condition your memorialists ask au intelligent aud appreciative Congress to save the olatc and natiou. Aud as iu duty liouud, will ever pray. Samuel Cony, N.fcr. Hichiioun, hi. W.STEXHQN, Isaiah STETSON, J. F. Mouse. Turkey—The Wilt m Crete.—The Turks still say that the war in Camlia is over, and the Porte professes to desire to be magnanimous. A new ministry bas been formed »t Constan tinople, constituted as follows: Ali Pasha, Graud Vizier; Fuad Pacha, Minister for For eign Adairs; Mehmed Ruelidi Pacha, the late Grand Vizier, Minister of War and Grand Master of the Artillery; and Kiainil Pacha, Minister oi Justice. The Paris papers believe that (he change in the Turkish miuistry im plies an intention on the part of the Porte to introduce reforms, and to grant favorable con cessions to the Christian population. The H. Y. Tribune's Constantinople correspondent says: the arrival of the American fleet in the Mediterranean, and the destination of some part of it to Greek and Turkish waters, has caused a profound sensation here. If the telo egrapli had not brought news at the same time ot the proposed impeachment of President Johnson, the eflect Would have been most, fa vorable to us, and would unquestionably have given a prestige to file United States iu Tur key, such as she has never before enjoyed. Tin Porte seems to have jumped ai the idea at once that wo were no longer to keep absolutely aloof from the Eastern question. 1 hope that our vessel at Crete may lie of some real ser vice to the poor women and children, and that they will uot be alarmed at any mere verbal protests of the Turks. There have been serious disturbances in Con stantinople caused by an arbitrary decree of t_e Turkish government forbidding, without any previous warning, the circulation of the Egyptian copper, of which there was at least #WX),000 worth iu the capital. The loss fell al most exclusively on the jioor, among whom this copper was the chief circulating medium. Riots occurred in every part of the city, but have not yet resulted in the overthrow of the brutish despotism at Constantinople. Badly Euchred The New Orleans Pica yune, 11. answer to a circular inviting South ern card-players to a Euchre Congress es “with sorrow, that we have been «oT,uv euchred by the present Federal Congress th« we have come to the conclusion that the South is essentially played out." The. North holds both h.ack bowers; the knave of clubs is Sum ner, and the knave of spades is the hero ot Dutch Gap Canal. Besides it plays a “lone hand.” The Picayune therefore ackuowle-dges theeouitesy ol the invitation, but desires to “pass,” at least on the political part uftbe play. Tuere is no chance to take a “trick" with peo ple who are so "tricky.” However, political pleasantry aside, the South will doubtless seud players to the Euchre Congress, if the North ern folks will only “deal fair,” who can proba bly hoi 1 their ow □. rwo.nl.1*' letter* from Madrid an ln * , iat a 1'“rtul scandal will Noon become m mt‘ ,?‘h fr°' 1411 V1® effort, of the Govern ot pfetu res! pUte^andMUr^a 1T‘ <,J"U,¥ty tbaVlm. l.eePn dep^ted^.^rtn'ban™'™ sccaritj . loans, have been abstracted and that a p ai ige occupying a higi, political^ edmn w party to the abstraction1 and prX ed larg by it. home o« the valuables have beeu so .a Spain; others have been Confiscat ed by lh taker*, and others have been traced to Paris. The perpetrators of the robbery an pear to have thought that under cover of the political confusion which prevail* in Spain they would escape detection, ’ Mali. HalWaad. The annual meeting of the Marne Central Bailroad Company was held at A\ aterville on Wednesday. Tl.ero was a very large attend ance of are shareholders, and the proceedings were harmonious throughout. From the report of the Directors, it appears that the receipts of the year ending December 31st, lHOtl, were as follows: From passengers, - . . $291,012.61 From merchandise, . . oor ,7g .7 From aU othor sources, - - 26joil.63 ^°tal> * $552,533.81 lhe expenses for the year amounted to $310, 236.59; making the net earnings tor the year $236,297.22. The liabilities of the company, secured by mortgages on the road, urnount to $2,631,820.00. The load is reported to he in line running condition, and the rolling stock in unusually good repair. The trains have been run during the year with great regularity from Bangor to Danville Junction. The report goes on to say; From tin' day this road was first opened, the Directors nave had large personal liabilities for money raised for the Company, to meet its pressing obligations. Portions of the time these liabilities have been onerous and incon venient. not tojsay hazardous. We are happy, therefore, to be able to say that the last dollar of these obligations is extinguished, and that the earnings of the road are ample to meet all ordinary demands upon the Company. The oj.eninft of the E. & N. A. Railwav, which now bids fair to be an event of no dis tant day, and the increasing business which is springing up annually all along our line, prom ises well for the future of the road. in our last annual report we referred to the exl raordinary exactions imposed upon us by the roads between Portland and Boston, over which we send our passengers and freight. No improvements have dccu made in their accom modations at Portland, nor any concessions in their tariff of prices. The accommodations of the P S. & P. Railroad for receiving freight in Portland destined for Boston, are intolerable, seriously damaging the business of this road, and greatly discommoding the public who seek the Boston market through this channel of communication. Mr. Nayes, in his report on this subject, says; ‘‘At tl a Poi t'and end of the Portland, Saco and Portsmouth Railroad there are no buildings whatever for receiving goods which are destined for Boston from roads centering there,—no conveniences for tranship ping goods,—no shelter for them during in clement or stormy weather; only a single side tra. k upon which cars can be placed, into which goods are to be transhipped, and that so situated as to allow but a portion of each day for that service. The ears this Company send to Portland with products for Boston have to be hauled from the depot of the G. T. R. to that 01 the P. 8. & P., frequently several times back aud forth, before it is possible to remove their contents. Aud so our rolling stock is unreasonably delayed in Portland, aud the owners or consignees of the goods therein aro deprived of their chances at market. This want of proper facilities aud accommodations at Portland for the through traffic is not only a groat inconvenience to the patrons of the line, but is a serious drawback to the business of the road.” How long the railroad i'nterests of Maine are to rest under this state of t Infer the future will determine. It is surely anytbmg but en couraging to the efforts now niakiqPfci build additional lines east of Portland, to throw in creased business on a line so incompetent or unwilling to do, in a proper manner, and at reasonable prices, the business already brought to it. We trust a remedy will be found for this intolerable evil. A ballot was taken for Directors which re sulted in the election, by almost a unanimous vote, of R. B. Dunn, F. W. Hill, G. K. Jewett, Edward T. Little, J. H. Drummond, M. G. Palmer and James W. Emery. The latter gen tleman resides in Boston, and was elected in place of lion. Anson P. Morrill, President of the road, who declined a re-election. Subsequently, at a meeting of the Directors, R. B. Dunn, Esq., ol Waterville, was elected President of the Road. The stockholders passed a vote requesting the Directors to declare a iM0dcud of two dol lars per share on the stock in July next. They also passed a vote, with great unanimi ty, ratifying the proceedings of the Directors ill the matter of leasing the Dexter aud New port Railroad. Polities, TV■■■ perulice Hod Moral* in lOOBSItrOMBESjJK OF THE PRESS.] Boston, Feb-. 28,1867. THE RECONSTRUCTION BILL, now in the hands of the President gives gen eral satisfaction to our community. Tt is un necessary to say that our citizens iudulge in no spirit of revenge against “our Southern breth ren;” but they want to see loyal citizens, white and black, protected from the fury of Southern mobs, and the institution of slavery thorough ly wiped out in deed, as well as bylaw, so that the States may lie reconstructed upon a Re publican basis; and if they desire that leading rebels shall be disfranchised, and the blacks en dowed with the power of the ballot, it is “that the Republic may live, aud freedom shall not perish from the land.” LICENSE LAW. Out Legislature is devoting a good deal of time to the petitioners for a license law regu lating the sale of liquors. Judges, clergymen and publicists unite in affirming as their expe perienee that there is much more drunkencss now than there was six years ago, and ask that this “necessary evil” may be put into the hands of such men as will at least see that the ardent they sell is pure stuff, and that no sales shall be made to those who are known to com mit abuses from its use. The “county mem bers” are bouml not to see it in that light, and think the Constables can clean the whole traffic out of Boston; indeed the latter have been doing a staving business the past week, dnd on Sunday it was thought no shop was open in the city ; yet I am sorry to say 1 notic ed more staggering drunkards on the streets last Sunday evening than for some time pre viously. 1 suspect they must have laid in a large stock on Saturday, aud so drank ad libi tum. AMENDMENTS. We have now five Theatres and one Negro Opera House “in full blast,’, and the cry is still for more. Another Theatre, after the style of Wallaek’s is soon to go up on Washington street, a short distance above the “Boston.”— What its character will be, I cannot predict.— At present the “legitimate drama” is sadly neglected, and the crowds seem attracted only by plays of the most intensely sensational cast. Black Crooks and Bootblacks, Female Warriors aud crushing Icebergs are applauded by thousands, while anything like real merit aud sterling plays are shown to empty benches. But we have had one real treat this winter in Mr. and Mrs. Paul, though they did not ap pear at a Theatre. I believe these clever peo ple are now somewhere “Down East,” and those of your readers who appreciate real genius in dramatic personation should not fail to see them. Our streets are now quite bare, and an early spring and prolific summer are predieted. Excentkic. The Future of Hpaiu. Mr. William Cullen Bryant, in a recent let ter to his paper, the New York Evening Post, thus gives the result of some of his observa tions in Spain where he now is: It has occurred to me that among the results of causes now beginning to act, there is one which will lead to a considerable change in the character of the Spanish nation. I mean the blendingof thediflerent and very distinct races composing the population, which it seems to me will yet follow the late opening of easy communications between the provinces. Spain lias her Catalans, identical with the^ople of Southeastern France; her ValeueiausTtlie de scendants of the Numiditns; her Andalusians, with a strong infusion of Arab blood; her Cas tilians, of the lineage of her Gothic conquer ors; her Basilues, the untamable aborigines of the country; her Gallegos, Portuguese in af finity and speech, all of them distinguished from each other by language as well as by ori gin, and kept separate by the difficulty of in tercourse between the different parts of a country which had, till lately, little more than bridle-roads leading from one district to an other. The railroads here begin to exchange ndt merely the commodities, but the inhabi tants oi the different provinces; the pictur esque local costumes are already disappearing, and in time the different races which I have mentioned must inevitably be fused together— becoming a mixed population with a character of its own. Mixed races are proverbially more active, energetic and enterprising than others The infusion of new blood gives new youth to a nation. Who shall venture to say that this course may not bring bark to Spain somewhat of her ancient greatness? In the same letter Mr. Bryant relates the fol lowing interesting fact; I mentioned the Basques, and I have an inci dent to relate which connects them, curiously enough, with our own country. Some time since, when Mr. Perry, Secretary ol the Amer ican Legation at Madrid, was in oue of the Basque provinces, he heard a hand playing their old national airs. The Basques have pre served whatever is peculiar to them, their lan guage, their customs, and many of their politi cal rights, from the earliest period in which they are known to history; tlieir national mu sic is claimed to he of the same antiquity. Af ter the band had played several other airs it struck up Yankee Doodle, theory tune, ill every note, wind, is so familiar to American ears. Mr, Perrv immediately claimed it as our "a“ a’r “It is one of our tunes,” said a gentleman to whom he spoke, “and I can con vince you of the fact. For hundreds of years it has been a popular air among us ” \Vm n tlemau afterwards made good his assertion by showing Mr. 1 erry a manuscript of great ate The Tyrolese Diet—Election* fortheTyro lese Diet have resulted, in the southern part of the Province, in the return of Deputies who make no secret of their desire for a union of the Trent district with the Kingdom of Italy. During the election the voters repeatedly pass ed in procession through various parts of the district with numerous vivas for Italy, Victor Emanuel, and Garibaldi. A great number of arrests were made in consequence, PORTLAND AND VICINITY. New Advertisements To-Day. SPBCIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes-'T. E. Moseley & Co. Fisher’s Congfo Drops. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Paradise Lost—Peering flail. Grand Ball—Ocean Association Ex-4. AUCTION COLUMN. Administrator’s Sale—E. M. Patten & Co. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Copartnership Notice-Thomes, Smardon & Co. Spring Stvle Hats and Caps—Shaw Brothers. Portland Observatory — Enoch Moody. Butter—Twitehell Bros. & Cliamplin. New Brick House lor Sale. Valuable tteal Estate lor Sale. For Sals or Lease. Removal—John E. Palmer. Casco Street Seminary—Spring Term. Agents Wanted. Tax Payers—Heury P. Lord. To Capitalists. THB COURTS. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Thursday.—Eliza J. Ayers, lor drunkenness and disturbance, paid a fine of $5 and costs. William Finch and E. K. BrookB, on search and seizure processes, paid (22.26 each. Look to the Voting Lists. Let every voter see whether his name is borne upon the voting lists. In making up these lists inaeuracies will occur, and since the great fire they are, probably, more numerous than ever before. Let every voter examine the lists, and if his name is not on, or is on the wrong Ward, tave the matter rectified at the meetings of the Board of Aldermen, to be held tor that purpose, on Thursday, Friday and Sat urday. Acknowledgement. A few days since the lady compositors in the Press office, presented the proprietor, Mr. Foster, with a splendid ice pitcher. It was entirely unexiiected, and was a great, as well as agreeable surprise to Mr. F. who, in accept ing the present sent the ladies the following letter: Portland, Feb. 25,1867. To Miss Xellie Burgess, Abbie H. Peaks, Maru Lyons, S. E. McLellan, R. E. True, Etta A. Clary and 8. S. Peak*— Be pleased, individually to accept my thanks for the elegant Silver Ice Pitcher, bearing my name, which I found at my house on return ing from tile office ou tile eveuing of my birth day, and of which you had so quietly and so delicately made me the recipient. It would be difficult for me lully to express, and still more difficult entirely to conclkl the emotions inspired by this unexpected birth day present. I accept it, and shall prizo it, uot chiefly for its intrinsic value or use, but far more as au expression of your personal friendship, confidence and kind regards which have been called into exercise in consequence of our business acquaintance. It is not always an easy matter to so adjust the apparently conflicting interests of em ployer and employees as to make the relation mutually satisfactory. But it has long been among my most cherished wishes to be able so to manage my business as to secure a fair re muneration lor time and capital invested, and still make it both profitable and agreeable to all in my employ. But J had not indulged the hope that my efforts in this direction had been so lar successful as to merit any expres sion of your approval. Allow me here to express my high appreci ation of the manuer in which you have always discharged your office duties. Especially do 1 remember witli great satisfaction your prompt and energetic co-operation, in common with all connected with the Press Office, in my efforts to reconstruct the Press after the great fire; and your patient submission to the hardships, inconvenience and unpleasant surroundings of your office life, occasioned by that event. I trust nothing will occur to mar the pleasant relations that have existed between us ever since our acquaintance, embracing a period of from a few months to four or five years, hut that suoli will he maintained so long as you shall find it for your interest or pleasure to re main in the Press Office. Wishing you ail that prosperity and happi ness in this and the coming life, to which I know you are entitled, I am very truly, yours, &c., N. A. Foster. __ Chase after a Wife under Difficul ties.—A young merchant and his bride witli their father-in-law, started from this city on Tuesday before the great storm on Thursday, for Boston, where they arrived indue time.— Wednesday morning the arrangement was made for the bride to take a train and visit a sister who resided some fifteen miles out, and return the next day, while the gentlemen were making their purchases of dry goods. Thurs day it stormed and the train for Boston, in which was the wife, got snowed up at New ton, and there remained till the road was cleared. The lady having some money, (all brides have a little) went to a hotel. Friday the father returned home, and on Saturday the bridegroom started for-, after his wife, ana was informed by tbe sister that she had gone to Boston. Iu the mean time the wife had continned her jonrney and went to the Parker House tor her husband, and was told that he had gone home, (as they supposed) on which she took the af ternoon train for Port land aud to her great amazement her husband wasn’t there. He had returned to Newton aud after many anxious enquiries found that a lady answering the description and name of his wife had left the hotel but a few hours before; so he proceeded thither, drove rapidly to the house, and enquired for Mrs.-. To his utter astonishment he found she had gone home. This was Saturday afternoon and he had to wait till the Monday morning train which brought him down sate and sound, his good nature somewhat shaken, and vowing that though this was not the first time he had chased after her, it would be the last. P. P. The Model Wife.—The Kev. Mr. Willetts founded his discourse last evening upon the portrait of a model wife of ancient times to he found in the last chapter of Solomon’s Prov erbs. Upon the characteristics of industry, neatness, order, gumption, evenness of temper and gentleness of spoeeh, Mr. Willetts insisted at length, with many droll illustrations, verbal conceits, and tricks of rhetoric. His notion of the qualifications for witehood agrees surpris ingly w'itli our correspondent, “Traxi’s,” and may be summed up briefly in the inscription which a sorrowing husband once caused to be recorded on his wife’s tombstone: “She was an excellent woman, and a good cook.” Mr. Wil letts was very severe in his criticism of the “1111 sexed Amazons” who talk on platforms about woman’s rights. In his view a woman’s sphere is the home circle, where her plastic hand moulds the impressible character of childhood and shapes the coming generations of men. Of the social realm woman is queen, and those who treat her as merely a “little man,” who unsex her, and push her into the strife of mas culine pnrsuits for which she is unfitted, wrong both her aud her brother. Employment at fair wages, Mr. Willetts recognized as the right of women; but from the coarser occupations I10 believed they had a right to be excused. The audience was the largest of the season, State Street Church being quite filled, lloor aud galleries. But two more lectures will be delivered before the Christian Association this season. Free Street Association. — There was quite a gathering at tbe opening meeting of the Young People’s Association of Free Street Society, on Wednesday night, and those that were present enjoyed a rich treat. The lecture by tbe Pastor, Rev. Dr. Stookbridge, was able and brilliant, and held tbe closest attention of the audience to the end. The speaker showed a keen perception of wbat was needed to stimulate tbe young in the improvement and development of the, mind, and to encourage them to be earnest and faith ful laborers in tbe vineyard of our Lord. The addresses by the President and others were very interesting and appropriate, and displayed a talent quite unusual to those unaccustomed to public speaking. We congratulate the Association on its au spicious opening, and w ish that futm^puccess may be its portion. A Decided Improvement.—tine of the nota. ble improvements in our city,caused by the great fire, is that on Fore street, betweeu Union and Cross streets. Tbe half dozen filthy wooden ten cmeMts which occupied that spot have given place to a substantial block of eight stores built of brick and granite, owned and erected by Mr. Hugh Dolan. Some of them are already occu pied as clothing stores, and we have no doubt tbe others will be taken up as soon as they are ready for occupancy, as it is one of tbe best business places on tbe street. Mr. Dolan suf fered great loss by the fire, but he has energy and zeal, and this block, with the large tempo rary wooden one on tbe coruer of Fore street aud Union wharf are proofs of it. Auctions.—To-day at 11 o’clock, Messrs. E. M. Patten & Co., will sell at auction, at their rooms on Flum street, the splendid French mirrors belonging to the estate of the late Hon. John M. Wood, and saved from his late resi dehce at the fire on July 4th. At 12 o’clock, on the premises, they will sell the two buildings—one brick, the other wood— on the eastern side of the old Custom House on Fore street. Timmons & Hawks, at Nos. 15 and 16 Mark et Square, have just received, per schooner Blondell, a fresh supply of those nice oysters; lor sale in large or small quantities. marl-2t 1 he trial ol Sanborn’s Steam Fire Proof Sate, that was announced to take place in this city, will be made next Wednesday. Singing School.—The last half of Mr. Gard iner s singing school on Saturday evening, March 2d. Democratic Aominmiojig, The Democrats of this city held Ward meet ings last evening ior the purpose of nominat ing candidates for the several Wards. The fol lowing are the nominations made, excepting Ward 2, from which there is no return: Wabd 1. Alderman—Alvin Neal. Council men—W. 8. Trefethen, George H. Barr, C. O. Davis. Wardeu—Joseph Bing. Clerk—John O. Bice. Constables—Adam Lemout, Daniel Strong. Wabd 3. Alderman—Wm. D. Little. Coun cilmeu—Amos E. Howell, Charles 11. Marrin er, Lorenzo D. Cole. Warden—Geo. E. Boss. Clerk—8. C. Mason. Constables—Peter Plum mer, Edward Walsh. Wabd 4. Alderman—Sewall Waterhouse. Councilmen—Charles H. Fling, Edward K. Dresser, J. A. Leavitt, Warden—Edmund Dana, Jr, Clerk—Fred B. Eveleth. Consta bles—Charles H. Hall, P. O. Danielson. Ward 5. Alderman — William G. Cliad bourn. Councilmen—John N. Lord, Charles A. Donnell, Joseph Bussell. Warden—John H. Williams. Clerk—J. C. M. Furbish. Con stables—Bichard Paine, William Hennesy. Ward (i. Alderman—Samuel Rolfe. Coun cilmen—Alvah Libby, Elbridge Tobey, Joshua W. Sawyer. Warden — Stephen K. Dyer. Clerk—Miles T. Libby. Constables—Benjamin Brock, Albert Houston. Ward 7. Alderman—William H. Clifford. Councilmen — Nathan Cleaves, Edwin B. Houghton, Albion K. Harmon. Warden—Jo seph 8. Bailey. Clerk—Geo. W. Woodbury. Constables—Alexander Bell, W. H. Kalor. Two remarkable entertainments combined are coming to this city, including the Grand Tableaux of the Apocalypse, and the Miltoni an Tableaux of Paradise Lost. The remarkable visions of St. John, as des cribed by him in the book of Revelations, have excited the wonder and amazement of the whole civilized world for the past eighteen hundred years, and it is nut surprising that the bold conceptions and ready pencils of Dora* Martin, Danby and other great artists should find in these sublime subjects fit scope for their genius; and, judging from the flattering criti cisms of our exchanges, wherever it has been witnessed, we have no doubt of its artistic mer it, and of its attractive qualities to all classes. Of the Miltonian Tableaux, which comprises a portion of the entertainment, we can speak of it with great praise, as no doubt many of our citizens remember of its remarkable advent In our city about one year ago, and, coupled with the grand addition above mentioned, we are certain that our citizens have indeed a rich feast in store for them. De Soto when ho visited the shores of Amer ica, sought long and arduously for the ‘‘Spring of Perpetual Youth,” that those who batheil (herein might never grow old in appearance.— People of our day have in part discovered a substitute for this unfound spring in Ring’s Vegetable Ambrosia, a few applications of which give to white or gray hair that dark, strong and glossy appearance peculiar to youthful beauty. If any of our readers doubt this, let them try a bottle and be convinced of the truth of our assertion. Surveyor op the Port.—The Washington correspondent of the Boston Journal states that Col. F. J. Miller has been appointed Sur veyor of this port. We think this must be, at least, premature, as our dispatches from Wash ington as late as yesterday afternoon make no mention of the matter. A good lot for stores is ottered for lease, on the corner of Exchange and Congress street.— See advertisement. Mechanics’ Assemblies.—The last Assem bly of tho course will come oft' this evening. See notice to capitalists. Cioad Templars. North Windham, Feb. 26, 1H67. To the Editor op tub Press: The members of the Oriental Lodge of the I. O. oi O. T., celebrated their anniversary, Sat urday evening, the 16th iust. It stormed through the afternoon and even ing, yet the halls of the Lodge were well filled by its own members, and those of other lodges; and although the elements warred without, each countenance showed that joy and peace reigned within. The first of the evening was spent in the opening and initiatory ceremonies which were well conducted, showing that the officers un derstand their duties, and that the Lodge is in fine working order. The business being over, each seemed to give himself up to enjoyment. A recess was ordered, and never did school boys greet with greater signs of pleasure, their allotted time for play, than did those Templars their allotted time fur social enjoyment. “Hut all things have an end,” and so did that recess.' The audience now took seats, and compara tive silence “reigned supreme.” A committee, appointed lor that purpose now brought in the refreshments; and soon the whole body was discussing the merits of the “good things” and coffee instead of the ques tion of Temperance;—and well they might, for we who are a little particular, had no word of fault to find. After feasting until the inner man warned us that “enough is enough,” the dishes and fragments were removed, (the iornier to be claimed by their owners, the latter to be assort ed, and that which was suitable sent to a poor family near by) and the remainder of the eve ning was divided between speeches, toasts and singing. The speeches were various and to I ho point; the toasts appropriate—and the singing beau tiful. Strong wurds of encouragement were spoken by those whom we know to be earnest workers in the cause ot Tempeianeo. Their wordsgave strength to the weak, and more determination to the strong, to battle for the right. We loft the meeetiug with greater willingness than ever before to— “Learn to labor and to wait.” A Templar. Mr. Bright on the Government Reform Measures.—On the 12th, a large Reform de monstration was held at the Town Hall, Bir mingham, when Lord Teynham occupied the chair. A letter was read from the O’Donoghne, M. P., expressing his regret at not being able to be present. The following telegram was al so read from Mr. Bright, M. P. for Birming ham, in reply to a letter which had been ad dressed to him by the Secretary of the Bir mingham Reform League, as to his opinion on the proposed Reform bill of the present Gov ernment; “The proposals of the Government are only calculated to disappoint, to insult, and irritate all who are asking tor an lionest re form in tlie representation.” The following resolutions were proposed and carried: That this meeting having considered the statements of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Government resolutions, is of opinion that the propositions are an insnlt to the coun try, and a deception attempted on the people, and that our representatives be requested to invite the House of Commons forthwith to de clare its want of confidence in her Majesty’s Ministers; and, that this meeting is of opinion that the only satisfactory basis of representa tion is manhood suffrage and the ballot. A United States Naval Station in San Domingo. The New York Times says that, contrary to the late rumor concerning the failure of the negotiations of Assistant Secre tary Seward with the authorities of San Do mingo for securing or purchasing a harbor and ; port in that island as a naval station of the United States, arrangements to that effect have been successful. The fine, valuable, well known and long-desired Bay oi Samana was I the locality whose acquisition was to be effeet ed, and it was to be done through the actual assent of the Dominican Government at this I time in power. Advices from the island say the mission of Assistant Secretary Seward was successfully accomplished; the points of nego tiation and treaty were established with Presi dent Cabral, and within the present week an official agent has arrived in this country bear ing a preliminary treaty which lias received the sanction of the legislative and executive au thorities of San Domingo, and this prelimina. ry treaty will presently be submitted to our J Government. Tiif. Comino Greek Minister.—The Tri bune's Constantinople correspondent says: The gentleman appointed to go os minister to tin* United States did not accept the ap pointment; bnt General Kalcrgis, late Greek ambassador at Paris, Iras been appointed in his place, has accepted the appointment, and will leave for his post in a few days. A son of Mr. ltungalie and a son of the fatuous Gen. Grivas, will go with him as Secretaries. Gen. Kaler gis is one of the celebrities of Greece. He is a native of Crete, and he distinguished himself in the Greek War of Independence. He was aid-de-camp of President Capo d’Istria, and subsequently Minister of War. I am glad that the Greeks have appointed so good a minister to Washington. He will be more than a match for any man whom the Turks can send there — As yet no one is ap|H)inted from here, but in numerable intrigues are on foot in and out of the palace. One or two really good me* are seeking the place. Immense Prairie Fire in Texas.—The Bol ton (Texas) Journal says a large scope of prai rie land, ranging through Coryell county, and entering the northwest corner of Bell, was

swept on the fid instant by a fire, which did immense damage to the fine range and farms along its pathway. The extent of country burnt was about sixty miles in length, and va ried in width from thrte to eight miles. A large number of cattle were destroyed. In some few cases the entire premises were con sumed—houses, furniture and everything. TUB MTATt. —A considerable number of nominations trere sent to the Senate, on Wednesday among wliicb were the lollowng for Maine:—Hon. John H. Rice ( representative) for Collector of Customs at Bangor; Jeremiah Fcuno In ternal Revenue Collector for the 4th Dis trict; James L. Chamberlain, Collector for the 5th District. Mr. Silas Durgan’s daughter, of Limerick, being siek. her father anil brother hunted all one alternoon a short time since to obtain a partridge, which the patient particularly de sired for food, and came home without on®. Boon alter their return their little dog who had accompanied them during the afternoon hut did not return with them came home bringing a partridge by tbe neck, which lie had caught and killed especially for the patient. At Gorham Little Falls, a young mail named Flank Sawyer had his leg badly crush ed while loading logs in the woods one day last week. A large log was being loaded by the aid of oxen. When it was nearly to the top of the load, the chain broke, allowing it to roll back with great force. Mr. Sawyer seeing his dan ger sprang backward but bis leg was caught and crushed between the log and a tree be hind him. —Among the appropriations in the “Omni bus” bill is one ot $26,000 for building the Cus tom House at Wiscasset. —A deaf and dumb man was drugged in Bangor the other day, and robbed of a horse worth $400 and the proceeds of a load of but ter which he hud brought to market. He was decoyed into drinking bad whiskey, aud when be came to himselflodged an information with the police which led to the arrest uf two men concerned in the affair, and the recovery of the property. —The Gardiner Homo Journal tells of a man who last week placed a pan of coals in a barrel in his born in order to smoke some hams. In a short time barrel and barn were luuud to be on fire, and it was put out with difficulty. —The Home Journal has the advantage of the “literary editor" referred to. That individu al’s familiar acquaintance with current litera ture does not date back to the period named our contemporary. —The Presque Isle Pioneer says that Benj' Kinney of that village had his collar bon’e broken wldlc at work in the woods on Wed nesday last. —We thank tin- Portland Press for its can dor and fairness in laying before its readers in full the reasons wo gave for doubting the ex pediency of passing ihe new amendment to the liquor law. We are content to leave the matter thus. We did uut suppose that our objections would have weight enough with the Legislature to prevent tho passage ot the bill, but felt it a duty to express our opinion, if no other paper did. All we can say is, we hope that opinion will not he found correct. The constabulary law being passed, may put the execution of the law into the hands of a State police, where we believe it ought to be. Beiug on the statute books the law should have a fair trial If not, it hud better not be there.—Ban gor Whig. —The Belfast Ago says some anxiety is felt for the safety of the ship Matilda of Searsport, Capt. Blake. She sailed from that port, laden with lumber, on the 25th of Oct., bouud for Buenos Ayres and has not since been heard from. Attempted Escape of tub Franconia Murderer.—The Coos Republican says that Mills, the Franconia murderer, tried to break jail at Littleton, N. H., on Monday aiternoon.— The jailor weut into bis cell to see about the bars and Mills rushed out, but the jailor got him back again all safe. —Charles Dickens is tho terror of composi tors who are invariably compelled to set bis matter twice—so much does lie change his proof from the original manuscript. Though he writes with so much facility be is extremely painstakiug, and constantly anxious about the correctness of his copy. SPECIAL NOTICES. Fisher’s Cough Drops. This certain and effectual euro for troughs and all diseases of the throat and lungs, has been generally known throughout New Englnn for the last sixty years, and is warranted to cure, or the price will be refunded. Prepared by Groime W. Wallino foud, Grandson of the late Dr. Fisher. NASON, 8YMONDS & CO., Proprietors, Ken no bunk, Maine. G. C. Goodwin & Co., Boston Agents. Sold by all Druggists, marldSm s n AltPiitioii is Invited to the full and complete assortment of Boots ami Shoes for Gentlemen's. Ladies* and Children’s wear, at T. K. MOSELEY’S «& CO.’S, Su mmeu Sr., Boston. mchldlt Westbrook. The Itcpuhlicans of Westbrook are requested to ineel at the Town Home, on FRIDAY, March 1st, at four o’clock I*. M., tor the purpose of making such arrangements in relation to the nomination of town officers as may then be deemed necessary. Per order of lown Committee. feb27d&wtd C niuberlaud. The Republicans of Cumberland are requested to meet at the Town House in said town, on Saturday the 2d day ol March, at 2 o’clock P. M., to nominate town officers tor the ensuing year. Per order of Town Committee. Cumberland, Fel». 2.r», 18t>7. d&w A Cough, A Cold, or I A Sore Throat, I KF.UCIUKH 1 MMKIHATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD BR ( flKi'KKI). If allowed to continue, Irrilafion of (lie liiingM, a pt r iiinneiii Tln-oal Mitcnsp, or C/’oiiMiinipiion^ __ ■ is often the result. BROW1TS BRONCHIA I, TROCHES having a direct influence to the parts, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Itt-onchilis, AMlhaiin, Fatnrrh, Con •minplive null Tltroal DiiwnNeM, TROOllKS ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. NiaiKcr* mid Public Speaker* will find Troches useful in clearing the voice v.liou taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organ*. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article o true merit, andliaving proved their efficacy by a test ol many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced bettor than other articles. Obtain only ‘-Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not. take any of the worthless imitations that may be ottered. sold kverwiierr Dee 4—d&wGm sn Warren’s ('pugli Balsam. The l>est Remedy ever compounded for CuIiIm, foNghN, I'ularrh and Consumption, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs. W f’or sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by If. F liK.tnillltl, octl5d&wSKffin Druggist, Bangor. For Cough*, €ol<l* and 1'oiimu nipt ion, Try the old and well known IKBKTABLE 1‘tl.TIOVAKV U A VjMAIff,approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty yoars past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dcc24sxd&wGm Boston, Proprietors. Why Suffer from Sores ? Whi'n, l.y (he iim: ot tin: AKNICA OINTMENT, you can lie easily cured. It has relieved thousands from Burns, Scalds, Chapped Ham/a, Sprains, Cuts, tVounds, and every Complaint of the Skin. Try it, for it costs but 25 cents. Be sure to ask for llale's Arnica Ointment, For sale by all druggists, or send your address and .T* cents to O. P. SEYMOUR & CO., Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail. feb2tid2m s n A Valuable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’* White Pine Compound, advertised hi our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Bark. It lias been thorough ly tested hv iieoplc in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor has testimonials 10 its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccommend its trial in all those cases of <lisea.se to w hich it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—ludcpeiidant. The Great New England Remedy I Dr. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND is now ottered to the aitlicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the Mew England States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES *lor«* Tlii'oni, f'olib, Cough*, Ifraptlicrin, lli'onehili*, N|»iMiii|( of Klood, nud Pnl naoaaury AlIcclioiaM, generally. It is a llenaarknblr Remedy lor Kidney I ona plniul*, IliabeleM, Uiflieulty of Voiding 1 raaae, Blmliias from llae V ialueya anal Bluddn*, Riavel nud other eoiaaplaiaitN. For PiI<>m nud Seurvy, it will be found ▼err valuable. Give it a trial it you would learn the value of a good and tried medicine. It in Plrasniat Safe and Sure. i kold by Druggists and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. F. Phillip* A Co., J* W. Perk a iin A Co., And W. W. M hippie, PORTLAND, ME. sc j»20-deowt>m 8 N REMOVAL. DBS. CHADWICK & FOOD have removed to tfOl 1-2 CONGBESM NTRKET, brown’s new block, over the store of Messrs. Lowell & Senter. Office Hours—10 to 12 A. M., and 3 to 5 P. M. Dr. Chadwick’s residence lex Cumberland street. Dr. Fogg’s residence 28 High street. EUT^Free Clinical consultations will be held on , Monday*, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 4 to ft P, M., for the poor, J.nW.Kdtl SPECIAL notices, Batchelor’s Hair l>ye. Tills splendid Hair Dye Is the beat in tb0 wartd The only true a ml perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the \\\ effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it soft and beautiful. The genuine is signsd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All other* are mere imitations an»l should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers, factory 81 Barclay street, New York. yrUewartt of a conuicrfeib November 10. 18G6. dlysn Make Tour Own Soap l NO I.1IUE NKCBSSARY! By Saving and Using Tour Waste Grease, BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’ffi-. Co’s SARONIFIER. (Patentsot 1st .and 8th Feb., 1859.) -OR CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 26 gallons ot the very best soft soap for only about 30cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. . particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt | Manufacturing Co's Saponitier. nolTSNeod&wly Long Sought For l Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all Cily Druggists and lirst class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains* Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the test, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as we»l as oue of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from tbe pure • nice of the berfy, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick sis 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 hud sell MAIN*’ ELDEHBEBBV WINE nov 27 a N d&wtf Tilton & McFarland, Desire to call the attention to the feet that more than 40 Of their Safes gave AMPLE PROTECTION in the late fire. Parties desiring a FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will please call on EMERY & WATERHOUSE, Middle Street, Portland, Oir at HO Nu.Ibary Street, Ko.tou. fclf'Second-hand Sales taken in exchange tor sale. »Ian 1R—SNl.tw in each rnn&udv remainder of time. DR, SWEET, NATURAL RONE SETTER. Doctor of all ailments incident to the Bonee, Cords, and Muscle*, Hip Diseases,, iff, and enlarged Joints, Weak an.l Perished Llmiis Paralysis, Spinal anti Rheumatic Affections, am Laiuenes*, successfully treated. Office 31 tirsjr Street. Where he can be consulted daily without charge. teblRdiiw* * n ANDERSON & CO.’S HOOF-SKIRT FACTORYl 333 Congress St, above Casco. fcJr^French, German and American Corsets from 75 eta to $10,00 a pair. Hoop .Skirts made to order at one hours notice. Feb y—SN d3m COLGATE & CO.’S, WINTER SOAlE 1 Recommended for CHAPPED HANDS and for general Toilet use during COLD WEATHER. It may be obtained of ail Druggists and Fancy Ooods Dealers. bn feb20d23t Some Folks Can’t Si.ekp Mights —We are now prepared to supply Ho.si.iuls, Physicians, the trail** and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparation* for tho cure ot all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-kn^wn result ol which is to produce costiveness ami other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, ami induces regular action of the bowel and secro tive organs. No preparation tor Nervous Diseases ever sold so re;ulily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Pocufiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all tho .earful menial and bodily symptoms that follow in the train ol nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine i* the best reme dy known to science. Sold l»v all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllanlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. MIXER AL BATHS AT HOME. DYNPEPNIA CUBED BHEUMATINIB CUBED EKl'PTIONS on thp PACK CUBED NCBOFULA CUBED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Ho away with all your vaiious ami often porni cions drugs audtjuacK medicines, and use a lew hath* preparod witii “STliUMATIC SALTS!** These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well of the Penu’a Salt Man ta* luring Co., in Pittsburg, ami are packed in air tight boxes. one always sufficient tor a hath, ifl reclions arc attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatlc Mineral Water* t” In bottles of one and a half pints. One sufficient Ibr a da>’s use. 64/ S..Id by Druggists generally. M* irill Bros, No. 216Stateat.. Boston; Itaynclds, Pratt & Co, No. 106 Fulton st., New York, Wholesale Agents. noAtoReodawly DR.S. S. FITCH’S “Family Physician,” Seventy-six |*ig*e : price 26 cent*. Sent to any ad <trees. No money required until the book is reoeived, read, and fully approved. It is a perfect guide to the sick or indisposed. Address DR. S. S. FITCH, 25 'L'remont .Street, Boston. sm Jau29dly Mains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wine*. So highly recommended by Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drug stores of W. W Whli* ple & Co., H. H. Hay, W. F. Phillips & Co., E. L. Stan wood and J. W. Perkins & Co. janl2sNdly WVSTAR’M BALSAM —OF— WILD CIIERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY HALF A (ENTIRV, With the most astonishing success in curing Cough*, Colds, II on me nr wx, Herr Tlaronl, liafltieiazn, Whooping Cough, Croup. Liver Complaint*, Bronchitis, JfiUI«uliy of JlrraihiuS) Aalhina and every uftcclion of TDK THROAT, LUNGS AND CURST, INCLUDING even CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of i his mod cine in all case's ot Pulmonary Complaints, lias induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some ot whom advise us of the fact under their owu signatures. We have space only for the names ot a lew of these:— E. Boyden, M. I)., Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. K. Fellows, M. D., Hill, N. U. W. H. Webs, M. D., Cape Vincent, N. Y. W. B. Lynch, M. I)., Auburn, N. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. I>., Boundbrcok, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. 1)., Manstiehl, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from the halls ot Congress to the humblest cottage, and oven beyond the sens; tor the fannrand virtu, s ol WiKlnr’s HnUnm have ex tended to the “uttermost bounds of the earth,” without any attempt on our i»art to introduce It be yond the limits ot our owu country. Prepared by SETH W. KoWLE & SON, 18 Tre moiit Street, Boston, and sold by all Di uggists and Dealers generally, OK AC E’M CELEBRATED SALT E! Cures in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, &c.,&e Orace’s Celebrated Halve! Is nrompl in action, soothes the p&iu, takes out the .soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings and iiillaminations, as if by magic; thus afford ing lvlioiJind a complete cure. Only ‘Jo cents a box; sent by mail lor 36 cents. SET 11 W. KOWLE & SON, 1ft Tiem-mtSc, Boston, Proprietors. Sold by Druggists and dealers gener ally. heblO. 05G—SNcodf.T.s&weow C^’Mtruniufic Malta aad Miruusatlc Iflia* oral Waters, just received and for salcny J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24BNeowd*w Iy No 86 Commercial St. MARRIED. In tins city, Feb. in, by Rev. E. Martin, Charles A. Ro insou,ol Saco, and Miss Sophrunia I,. Winslow, of Portland. In this city, Feb. 27, by Rev. E. Martin, Franklin D. RolM-rtH and Miss Mary E. Chase. Also, by same, Joseph L. Marstou and Miss Abbie I*. Knight, ail of Portland. In Auburn, Feb. 23, Frank W. Dingley, ol Dan ville, and Mrs. Melissa L. Star bird, ol A. _(DIED. In this city, Fob. 27, Mrs. Margaret, wife of John Armstrong, aged 32 years. [Funeral this (Friday) a I tern won, at 4£ o’clock, from No. 24 Cedar street. In tbiscity, Feb. 27. Agnes Thornton, infant daugh ter of Henry T. and Alary A. Cummings. 1 Funeral ibis (FridayI afternoon, at;» o'clock, from No. 441 Congress street. In Westbrook, Feb. 28, Mrs Maiy K., widow of the late Peter Lu t, Ew , aged 77 years 4 months. [Funeral on Sunday afternoon, at 21 o'clock from her late residence. Friends and re'alives are invited to attend. M Yarmouth. Feb. 35 Lottfe Brooks, only child .d Charles .1. and Haiti A. Uttle, aged 3 years and II months. J DEPARTURE OP OCEAN STEAMERS NVMK PROM pott l»ATK. y",,a .Boston.Liverpool.Feb 2» Kangaroo,.New York Liveritool.Feb 27 Belgian.Portland .. Liverpool- . March - Columbia.New York. Havana. March 2 Untied Kingdom. ..New York. Glasgow March 2 Alleiuaimia.. New York.. Hamburg March 2 Pennsylvania.New York Liverpool.. March 2 City ot New York-New York Liverpool- March 2 Java New York. .Liverpool.. .March G Asia ... ....... Poston_Liverpool... March 18 Miniainre Alnanor.March 1. Sou rises. 6. 9% \ Sun set*.,,.."" ,,-.5.50 Moon raises. 3.23 AM High water.7 30 AM | marine yfjiiws PORT OF PORTLi.VDi ThurMliiy, February 28. BELOW—A light Br Car pic, trom Bo tun. CLEARED. laS!' E ° Winar'’' Parsons, Philadelphia—E G Wit Sch I-acU;CV".' A'lc>- N‘'“' Vork-A L Ho! Ron, Sou Khshx HihS« lilASit'.*.n~*’ie,ce & dames. Ross 4 SI ur\llvant U^‘ All,lt,ri>1Kc a‘“l Cherry field— SAI LED Beh Adml Farragut. Master Gamago, in hhTyard at r,i„, i • v lour clipper schooners, intend, g A jSfll '• building new,—one ol 12i> tons, lor p mies All Y- "**Whk bu&i three ot about 8i> Ion* each. one “f thellk»».“i “,"'1 Geo Tretetben. and others, ot Portland J?1i,fr is ,or Ir Unbilled. Ur U hasbceu very sTc.’.^u, line, ha-one built some of tlic laaicst vTiwL anral'i" and it is s ud that those oil the stock. u„w are to anything ho has got OIL u“ Sch Cherub, ol Gardiner, about toil tons, has b.en 8jld to Mr Minot, ol Phipsburg. DISASTERS. Brig Golden Lead, from Novassa lor Now York, which arrived at Norfolk in December last in distress completed repairs and proceeded 23d; on the same evening she was run into while at anchor in Hamp ton Hoad-*, ami had head gear carried away and stem split. She has returned to Norfolk lor repairs. Sch Abaco, tot Sear sport) Hinds, from Boston lor Wfnterpnrt. was fallen in with by U S steamer Paw tuxet, 27th inst, «»tl*«'ai*e Ann, with loss of sai.s. and unable to proceed. She was towed back lo Boston. Yarmouth, Eng. Feb lrt. Ship Fanny Larval* e, ol* Bath, remains ashore at Brooke, and the crew arc disiuanl ling her. Should tbe weather continue mod erate, she may be saved. DOMESTIC* PORTS* SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 24th inst, ship Ella Nor ton. Nichols. New York. Cld 2»>th Inst, hip Wm Wilcox, M.inter, Cork. Sl l 2 th, ship King Phillip. Rick lord. New York. NEW ORLEANS—Ar up 21st, shipCastiiie,Thurs ton, Havre. Towed to sea prev 21st, brig Jessie Rhvnas. MOBILE—Cld 25th, brig Hancock, llallett, Bos ton; sell May. Whitney, do. DARIEN—Sid 17th, sell Warren Blake, Meservey, Providence. . NOBKOLK—Returned 21th, brig Uolden Lead, fo,‘;.Ncw yi,rk' disasters.) "^J^TY1Ar 2Sih, sch Eliza Frances, Saw yer, Charleston. Sid 22d, bar. | no Ada Cart^^ At anchor below Swan’s Polut, barques Chalmette. and Goode 1. tor San Fr ncisco. NEW YORK—Ar 25th. sch J B Litchfield, Pills bury, Baltimore lor Fall River. Cld 25th, sebs Hamburg, Sprague, Nuevitas; H S Boynton, Stubbs, Gloucester. Cld 27tli, barque Annie M Gray, Ginn, Philadel phia; Sacramento, Lawson, lor Elixabethport; brigs Rocky Glen, Wallace, Ponce; David Owen, chad bourne, Mai anzas; Music, Kletn, Havana; Belle <d of the Bay, Noyes New Orleans; E A Reed, O’Don nell. Georgetown; schs Wm F int, Post, < liarleston. Mabel Hall, Hall, Portland; Cameo, Elwell, Eliza bethp it. Ar 2*tli, ship Washington, Berry, San Francisco. PROVIDENOB—Ar 27th, schs Waterloo, and Sort Elizabeth port. Cld 27th, sch Dirigo, Baker, Philadelphia. Sailed, sch Gen Howard, Johns >n, New York, (or Baltimore.) NEWPORT—Ar 26th, schs July Fourth, Shaw, Providence lor New York; Mary Elizabeth, Hatch, Fall River lor Sands Point; Planet, Dermott, Rock land lor New York. HOLMES* HOLE—Ar 25th, tu bs Alvarado, Whit man, Ellsworth tor New York; Mary Susan, Snow , Rock Is ud lor do. Sailed, barque Eliza A Cochrane ; brig Amos M Roberts, Anna D Torrey; schs < lara Bell, Carrie A Clark, White Sea. Ar 27th, brig Isabella Jowett, Walker, New York lor Portland; sch Amelia, El 1ms, Item Rockland l«r New port. In port, brig Isal>el1a Jewett ; sch Calista. EDGARTOWN—Ar 151th, sell Willie I^ee, Seavy. New York lor Portland. Ar 20th, sch Superior, Jameson, Kocklrnd lor New York, Ar 23d, sch Lizzie, Tabbutt, New York for Rosrou. Ar 25th, brig E Matthews, Cox, Philadelphia lor Portsmouth; schs Lucy Ames. Flanders, Baltimore lor Boston; Vicksburg, HaskeL, irom New York tor Portland. In port, PM, brig E Matthews; sclm Willie Leo. Zingo. Lizzie, Lucy Ames, and Vicksburg. BOSTON—Cld 27th, ship Clyde, Perry, Savauuah, to load for Ferrol. Ar 2Sth, sch Cottage, Arey, Lubec. Returned, sch Abaco, Hinds, for Winterport, with loss of sails. Cld 28th, barque Edgar Cecil, (Br) Anderson, lor St John. NR. to load lor Cuba. EAST PORT—Sailed 21st, seh Nicola, Kelloj, tor We>t Indies. BELFAST—Ar24lh, whs Jas Jewett, Banks, fin New York; Ida Morton, Cottrell, Portland. ROCKLAND—Ar 24th, sell Neil Sumter, Shaw, Portland; 25th, Trader, Loud. do. Sid 23d. bchs Geo W Kimball, Jr, Hall, New York; LGuptill, Spuuldiug, do. Sid 23d, sebs Richmond, < Jnptill, New York ; 25th, Ocean Star, Kennedy, New London; Richard Bu'l winkle, French, New York; Ruth S Hodgdnn, Babb; May Bell. Hall; Justiua. Gregory; Gentile, Hender son; Sea Serpent,Caldevwood; Cornelia, liendoi>nn, and Panama,Snow, New York; Mary llall. Poland, Boston. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Swatow Dec II, barque What Cheer, Pulct fer, Clieloo. Sid tin Penang Jan 7, Ceylon, Br.wer, for New York. Sid tin Bombay Jan 16, ship Enterprise, Dunbar, tor Galle. Sid im Genoa 9th inst, Alvarado, Cochrane, for Messina. Ar at Leghorn Rth lust, ship Live Oak, Mitchell, Liverpool. At Leghorn 9th inst, ship Guardian, Pearson, lor New York 25th. At Trieste 9th inst, barque Ann Kii7.alH*th, Nor grave, lor Messina. Sid tin Cette nth inst, barque Eagle, Potter, lor Sicily, to load for New York. Cld at Uverp ol 12th inst, ship Wallace, Carney, New tJrleaiiH. Sid 12th, ships Cowpor, Sparrow, New York; 13th, Benj Bangs, Norcross, Bombay. Sld ftn Holyhead 13th, Thos Flcfclier, Pendleton, Buenos Ayres. Ar at Salt Cay, TI, 31st ult, sch L J. Taplev,Jones, Grand Cay, (and cld 2d Inst for New Oileans ) Cld at St. John, NB. ISth, barque Ida K, Boss, tor Havana; achs Emma G, \Yebbe<, Mi tan/iv-; 2oth, Tropic itiril, McDi.ugaJ, do. SPOKEN. Feb 16, lat 17, ion 65, ship Alex Marshall, Mar shall. trom New Y'ork lor Liverpool. A Puiup that cannot freeze or dry up A Safeguard Against Fire. I. P. NEYEN’S 1‘alrul ■t.ulil.-%rli»n FORCE PURP, For Houses or Garde us, Railroad Stations, Factories, Distilleries, Cisterns and Wells. A Suction and Force Pump For Kitchens, Bath-Rooms, ami Garden Engines. The following are some of the advantages of this Pumb: The whole thing is made of wood, and cannot rust or harden the water. L'he valves are always pliable ami ready lor use. The action ol the Pump givti enough agitation to produce w holesome circulation, and keep the watei pure. On ceasing to work, the water returns to the surface in the well, tbu.- pre venting it from freezl; g, or becoming warm or stale. The Pump is :< inch chamber, amt 5 inch stroke, and will throw Hi gallons of water per minute through a.'t-Mh inch nozzle, from 70 to HO teel, and can be forced by one operator to 100 gallons per min ute, and lorced through a longer nose to a nundi greater distance. The Neveo's Patent Pump needs no direction, a• anv one can set thciu, and repair them if necessary. What wx* claim lor Neven’s Double-Acting Puiup is its Simplicity and Utility, and being Hie cneapest and most durable Pump ever produced. HAf'HEfiDGK A NOKTHITP, Headquarters 20 Green Street. gyCounty and Town Rigtitsfor Sale. fe29aod2w Copartnership Notice. THE copartnership heretofore existing between the subscribers under the tirm name of GKUEIiY & THORN DIKE, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. EDWARD L. GRUEBY. GEORGE L. THORNDIKE. All persons having anv demands or indebted to the above tirm ore requested to make innuediala settle ment. Feb’y 13th. 1867. ED WABlUT. ORUEB Y. will continue the business iu Plumb si reet, of Manu facturing and Dealing in Doors, Blinds, Sash, Gutters, Conductors, Bracketts, Sta r Rail, Balusters, Mouldings, Ac., &e. N. B.—The Moulding are from the Bay State, Suffolk and Union Mills, Boston, from season ed Kiln-dried Ll’MOKK. Portland, Feb’y lKtli. 1867. fcl9d2wis Sierra Morena Molasses. 4-20 ss si ism. , 4.1 fCH. J CHOM'K KKW CHOP JO BHIA.,1 Just landed from brig “Hyperion,” for sale by Tints. AS EMC JO <r- CO.. fel4d3wis CUSTOM HOUSE WHAKF. Portland 31. Fire Insurance COMPANY’S OFFICE is removed to Store of Q roc no ugh & Morse, No. 20 llaymarkct Square. feb27dlw Jackson’s Catarrh Snuff! ELKOANT TIUM Hi: and 9N1JFP Combined lor Couqhs, Catarrh,Bronchitis, folds. Hoarseness, Asthma, Had Jtreath, 1Teadache,Jtc. Instantly relieves annoying 4'aiigh* in Clmnh t ines t’uiurela* pdsitivklv without snkkzinu Valuable to Mingrr«, Clergy, &e„ clears ami •Irraglhr as the * aira-; acts .|Uieklv ; tastes nlcas antly; never iuiiim iiIi i. ,ron‘ ■.rrlnre. Soklby Druggists or scut i>y mail jrf.j En« lose .15 eta to Hooper, Wilson A Vo., (*ept!leodtJu]iel9'R7) Pllll- YHELPHIA. W. W. WH1HPI.K, Pot ,land. Wled, sal. kct. C. E. BECKETT’S ESTATE. THE sultseribere, appointed Commissioners by tlie Hon. .Indue of Probate for Cumberland county, to receivtt ami decide upon all claims against the cs tatent Charles K. Beckett, late ot Portland, in said county, (Meeaeed. represented insolvent, hereby give notice that six month*, from the 19th Inst., are al lowed to the creditor* In present and prove their claims; anti that slid Commissioners will lie in ses sion at the City A*se*snrs' i.ltlec, in said Portland, mi the third Mondays of March, April, .May, .lune, July and August ensuing, at J o’clock P. M., for the pur ■ iese ol attending to said duty. WM. IIOYD, I M. CUKE, • J Commissioner*. Portland, F. It. y-d, 1st;?. d.tnx-wlt JUEM TJULtMMMML Q/W'k TONS Cumberland Pure Kaw Bone 4s^\r\ / Phort. of Lime. 50 Tonst’oe’s Plimiphate of Lime. If5 Tons E. F. Coe's Phosphate of LiOM. 5f0 Tons Lloyd's Phosphate of Lime. BOO Barrels Lodi Foudrette. 300 Barrels Littlefield's Poudrette. 400 Barrels Ftoh Guano. 0*~For sale at Manufacturer's Prices, by KENDALL * WHITNEY. Feb S, 1967. tetM3mi* ft E M AI> V EHTISE 711 > TS. T mi X Pd YE It 8 ! NOTICE. In accordance with an Ordinance of the city, » list of all Taxes assessed upon lesidenis amounting to Twenty Dollars ($20)aud upwards, remaining unpaid on Friday, the Slh inst., Will he published In one of the daily newspapers in this city. HKNRV P. LORD, Mnr 1—dtd TREA.SCRKR._ Uopartnersh ip Nolice. rPHE undersigned have this day formed a copart » marsh ip under the linn name of THOMES, SMARDON a €Os for the purpose of transacting a general Jobbing busiucss in Fiuo German,English and American Woolens, TAILORS. TBMUHNcm> Ac, »t New Store, xo, an uxi ox s tree t. FRANCIS O. THOMKS GEORGE H. smaS. Portland. March t, 18CT. d2w Agenfw Wanted FOH RICH A HOMONYM NEW BOOH BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI, The Most Fascinatiug Book of Ike ¥ cor. A Thrilling Record of Border Liie, Humor and Adventure. Written with a graphic, eloquent portraying pen, aud its pages Crowded, with Illustrations. Agents are meeting with unparallklei* su< < To show sample pages and take names Is all sur Agents have to do. For Agencies apply to or addre s J. FATTEN FITCH, No. 233$ Congress Street, Portland, Me. marl d2w* 1867 I SPRING STYLES HATS AAD CAPS ! JUST RECEIVED —AT— SHAW BROTHERS, Opposite Preble House. Portland, March I, 1867. il*iw it E M OVA L ! JOH A e7~Fa L MKK, Wholesale Dealer In Strair Goods and Millinery, lias removed to his New Store (Old Siam.) 140 Middle St. JOHN E. PALMER. Portland, March 1st, 1867. d2w To Capitalists. THE advertiser would like to confer with any par ty who would build a Hotel In this City the com ing season. A responsible man is ready to lease fur a term ol years, a good modern style house,—It It could be built the present year, at a reasonable per centage on the cost. Address “ L. U. ¥.'* marl d.‘w Post Office. For Snl»* or Lea»e. I Tlio Fine Lot corner of Exchange and Congress Streets, Pi© feet on Congress and 56 feet on Exchange St. Will be let for ten or twenty years, on favorable terms. A Block of Seven Stores in this central loca tion would pavagood interest. Apply to W. H. JKRH1*. ntaridtf Casco St. Seminary. rpHE Spring Term of this School for Young La X dies and Mis.se* will eommeuee Monday, March 11. For particulars inquire at No. 15, Proble Street. MARY C. HALL, Principal. mchldl'w* Butter S 75 TUBS CHOICE FAMILY BUTTER for aal. I»v TWrmiP.I.P BROS. 4- <' HA HIP LI 81, inch Id lw 18 Commercial Street. Ik©rtlaiid Observatory. fJMlE annual subscription for -ignaliziug vessels at X the Portland Observatory having expired, mer chant.'*, ship owners aud others Interested will lie called on during the present month to renew their sulwcrlptions. ENOCH MOODY. Portland, March 1,1867. d2w New Ilrirk House for Kale, IjA Corner Cumberland aud Boyd htreeta: contaiue [!| eleven rooms. Piped tor gas from cellar lu ai iktie. This is a substantial, well-built bouse, In a I good location, and is all ready for occupaiicy. Apply to \\. H. JliK Ills, Real Estate Agent. Mar I—d.tw • Valuable Heal Estate for Sale. rPHE fine estate corner Brackett and W'alkei Sts. X The lot contains over 26,Ooo square teet. Title perfect and terms favorable. Apply to W. if. .IFRRIS, marl dtf Real Estate Agent. Bargains! Bargains! BARGAINS! BOOTS AND SHOES — AT— IF. C. MONTGOMERY, No, I Oamoo St. Men’s Call’ peg’ll tap sole Boot*, *4,00 to $0,80 “ “ Sew’d Hoots, 4,80 to #,»0 “ Kip peg tap nolo, heavy, 4,5ft •• Heavy Shoes and Brogans, 1,25 to »,*> Ladles Calf sew M douhlo sole Halmo - . „ *»■».,, 1,50 to 2,(W Ladles Call sew’d double sole Polish r i, ,, , 2 00 to 8,30 Ladie> Call sew d doable sole Polish Button, “ New York make,*' 3,50 to 4,00 [Julies’ Leather r eg’d Balmorals, 1,25 to 2,00 *• Serge double sole Polish But ton, *‘Now York make,” 3,50 to 4,00 Lilies’ Serge double solo Polish Balmo ral,New Yo; k make," 2,50 to 3,00 LaditV Serge double sole Congress “ 1,50 to 2,06 Ladle*’ “ « ongree*. (for hmiiwe wear or lor ru hl»er) 1,25 Men's Rubber Overs, ,75 “ Arcth-s, 1st ouality, 2,75 ** “ ” 2d •• 2,00 “ 3d “ 1,T5 The almve kinds and prices are but a sample of tbs wlmlt Sunk. A complete aeaortment of Misses and Children's Woods of the above description at correspondingly low prices. The Goods t.Oercd at thu Establishment are not Auction floods, hutarcirom the First Manufac tory in the Country. Wo warrant them all, and guarantee perfect satisfaction. Wo offer them at these prices in hopes thereby to build up a Hulistsn tial trade. I he public are rn|u ctfully solicited to call and Judge for themselv* h w. «\ novruoifiKKY, 4 Cftwo Street, 2 Moors from PnMui ess. dSft thentodiw For New Orlcaru. The aplenilid k homier M A Kill's HUNTER having part ef her cargo «n gagcil, will wall Saturday next. Per "■eight or p.uwngo apply to MOSES B. NICKERSON 4 SON, 102 Commercial stmel. Shipmasters, Shipowners, Jk Underwriters. Upton’s Patent Draff for Vessels. fplllS invaluable Invention will be ou exhibition I lor u lew days at the Inventor’s Exchange, No. 20 Congress Street. All interested In the wellhro ami safety ol Shipping are invited to call anti exam ine. AMT ,1 u • (iAS NOTICE! rpHE nttieo of the (iAS COMPANY is removed ta A their former rooms in the JOMVC R 1.04' K , MM !■' xrhitiigc Ninel. leb‘J5diw Notice. INKKSt »NS clearing the rains or digging cellars will tind ago<*l place to deposit their rubbish ou Frankliti Wharf. septlOdti S. ROUNDS, Wharfinger. Notice. ALL persons having bills against the Kxecutlva Committee tor the relief of Sufferers, are re quested to present the same to the Committee at their office OI«l t’ilj ■■nil Huihliug, on or before (lie 5th day of March next. Per order. HENRY FOX, Chairman. fsb23 d-w notice' TH,8K.urt,ri,ig from that t.rril.le malady Chill* J and Fever, who have hitherto been unable to tind a remedy, will do well to write to me. as l have asHle ami certain cure, which I will furnish to the ufiltered lor five dollars. Address CYRUS I.OWKLL, Stevens’ Plains, We*thr«>ok, Me January ¥5, 1887. »>d6w« Notice. MU. ANDREW J. CHASE retires trom our firm . from thisnate. YEAmN A li ti I Portland, Feb. 18, 1887. jg* Any Person HuUding, OK about to build, wishing to lot part of a hm... at a lair rent, apply to ' feblSdaw* ‘ H,” Bo* 1W1,