Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 9, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 9, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS BY TELEGRAPH TO THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. Saturday Morning, March 9, 1867. —-— . ■ --- EUROPE. NEWS BE THE C A B I. E • Commencement of the Fenian War. -Attack on tlio Drogheda Barracks. THE FENIANS REPULSED AND SEVERAL KILLED. Bails Torn TJp Between Cork and Dublin. Strong Measures Taken to Put Down the Rebellion. London, March 6, Evening. Tlie Fenian agitation in Ireland has been re newed and is increased. A meeting of several hundred Irishmen near Dublin has been dis persed by the troops. The telegraph wires have been cut in various parts of the country. ^ In the House of Commons, Lord Naas, Chief Secretary of Ireland, stated to-day that the Fenian rising around Dublin was supposed to number from 1,000 to 4,000. Dublin, March 6. An attack was made by a body of Fenians upon the Drogheda Barracks yesterday. The attacking party was received" with great gal lantry by the military and police stationed there, and several volleys were given the as sailants, who retired in confusion, losing a number killed and wounded, whom they took from the field. The repulse was complete.— Several government forces were wounded, in cluding three police. Liverpool, March 6. Dispatches have been received by the Gov ern s cut, stating that an attack was made by a small force of Fenians upon Castle Martyr, yesterday, but the enemy was repulsed and driven off. One of the attacking force, said to be an American officer, was shot. London, March 6. The Fenians have torn up the rails and blocked up the between Cork and Dublin, completely suspei^Ag railroad travel between those cities.- The \iovernment docs not feel any alarm at the aspect of affairs, as very effi cient measures have been made, ami are now making, to suppress all attempts at au insur rection throughout the Island. There have been as yet no serious outrages committed upon either persons or property of private subjects, the rebels appearing to Ire in a state of strict military discipline. At 4 I*. M. reports were received at Government head quarters, stating that all was quiet. In the case of the United States against Wagner et al. the Court has decided that the American Government must appear in Court by some irerson. Advices from the Capo of Good Hope bring the sad intelligence that Dr. Livinstone, the celebrated African explorer, has been killed by Caffres. The case of tho United States againBt the cx-Confederate steamer Alexandria, has been decided by tho Admiralty Court in favor of the American Government. Intelligence has been received from Japan that tho Tycoon lias requested an interview with the Ambassadors of the United States and European powers. The Government has postponed the day fixed for the presontatioc of its rciorm bill from the 11th to the 18th ot March. The Atlantic and Great Western Railroad Company is about to send a committee to America to promote the interests of the enter prise. | Gen. Massey, a supposed, Feniau leader, has been arrested in Limerick. WASHINGTON. Immense Bush of Office Seekers. Removal of Quarantiue Regula tions at Lisbon. CONFIRMATIONS AND REJECTIONS Washington, March 8. The President to-day, sent to tlie Senate a large number of nominations for various kinds of offices. Many of those which remained un acted upon when the last Congress closed, ha 1 again been communicated for confirmation as there are at least two hundred vacancies. The rush of office seekers is unusually spirit ed. The President’s House and the lobbies of the Senate are crowded with importunate ex perts, seeking influence to help their cause. The President and Cabinet were to-day en gaged in agreeing upon nominations. Representative Covode’s resolution offered in the caucus, tor a special committee of thir teen, to which he desired the impeachment question referred, was drawn up by himself, to bo offered in open House on Monday, but no opportunity occurred for him to do so. It was shown in caucus to Gen. Butler and others.— The fact that the General was seen to hand it back to Mr. Covode, after reading it, led to the erroneous idea that it was prepared by Gen. Butler. Our Consul at Lisbon, writes under date of Feb. 14th, that all quarantines on ships arriv ing from the United States, are dispensed with, they I aving been declared clear and free from cholera. According to present indications Congress will adjourn about a week lienee to October. Among the confirmations by tlie Senate to day, were the following: Postmasters, B. P. Cilley, Manchester, N, H., Alfred Bowen, Shelburne, Mass., and J. It. Monk, Water town, Wisconsin; collectors of internal reve nue, David Howe, Dtli district of Maine, and Jesse Seyford, 2d district of Maine; assessors of internal revenue, Eben F. Stone, 5th dis trict, and Nathaniel Watts, 2d district of Mas sachusetts; collector of customs, M. Hobson, Saco, Maine. Among tlie rejections were the nominations of Thomas L. Smith, lor post master of Dover, N. H., and George H. Kings bury, for naval officer of Boston and Cliaries town, Mass. The new internal revenue law requires in spectors to give bonds in $5000, and any in spectors, except those West of the Mississippi, failing to give a satisfactory bond by April 1st, will be deemed to have vacated his office. The prospectus of a new radical paper, to be published in New Orleans, and called the Re publican, lias heed issued. The enterprise is endorsed by Messrs. Banks, Butler, Wade, Stevens and other leading radicals. It will appear ou the 25th inst., and will equal in size tlie first class papers of the country. John Jay Knox, of the Treasury Depart ment, was to-day appointed Deputy Comptrol ler of the Currency, in the place of R. H. Hub hard, recently commissioned as Comptroller of the Currency. (•real Excitement at the Fenian Head quarter*. New York, March 8. The fourth edition of the Express says that excited throngs of Fenians hold possession of the stairs, lobbies and ante-rooms of tlie head quarters in Chatham street, opposite the City Hall, canvassing the latest despatches from Ire land and the ultimate issue of the rising there. The chief of organization in this country lias been aw sue of the proposed inauguration of the strugglteThrough emissaries from Ireland ac credited to him, and telegrams confirm their mission. A number of wealthy Irish American citi zens have corresponded with Gen. Gleeeon tendering him pecuniary assistance. In an organization which they propose to form it is intended to admit only such as con tribute one thousand dollars each to the iund, to remain in the hands of the treasurer ap pointed by themselves. On Monday next a public demonstration will be held in this city, at which the most promi nent and influential men alone are expected to speak. Heavy Freshet in the Virginia and Ten nessee Valley. Marion, Va., March 8. The whole of the Virginia and Tennessee Valley has just been visited with the heaviest freshet that lias occurred within the memory of the oldest inhabitant. Tlie whole valley from Lynchburg to Chatta nooga lias been swept by the swollen streams. It has raised incessantly for three flays from the -d inst., winch, with the melting snow from the mountains, overflowed all the streams The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad is'bad lv damaged, and the trains arc all blockaded at this place. The bridges are swept away and the deep cuts are filled with rocks and dirt. It will be from 3 to 5 days before all the trains run regularly. The country is badly damaged. Fences, houses and barus are being washed away. The weather is now clear, and the streams are falling. The Iti ronNlrurlioH Generals—Assistant Mccretarr ol the Treasury# New York, March 8. A special Washington dispatch says General Grant has sent the (he names of Generals Schofield, Sickles, Sheridan and Thomas to the President, as commauders for (he districts under the reconstruction hill. The fifth one, which will be Gen. Hancock or Gen. Ord, has not yet been selected. Thomas Brown, of Ohio, will he appointed to the vacancy of Asssistaut Secretary of the Treasury. The Commercial's special savs the Senate is SEKfti- me?tinK May, so the impeacli llaTe determined to prolong if vPr t 8eisiou. a»d they have in vited the tariff men to join them. Bath fiends her € rrdit lo the Knox K Giu cola Railroad—(tiro Bath, Me.. March sti. The legal voters of this city to-day voted 477 to 44 in favor of lending the credit of the citv to the Knox and Lincoln Railroad to the amon nt of 8800,000. A fire this evening destroyed the Kminebec Steamship Company’s depot with all its con tents. A large quantity of yewspaper said to be for the Boston Advertiser was in the building. Loss on building 81000. On freight not as certained. Cause, spontaneous combustion ol some cotton waste in the depot awaiting trans portation by steamer. j XLl’H CONGRESS--FIRST SESSION Washington, March 8. SENATE. Executive communicatiins were presented. Aiming them one from the Secretary of War, transmitting a report of Gen. Howard on the destitution exit-ting in the Southern States. Mr. Anthony, from the committee on print ing, reported a resolution to print 3,000 copies of the existing revenue laws, with an mdexand marginal references. Passed Mr. Henderson offered a resolution calUng upon the Secretary of War to communicate to Wt?anl- armed expedition has aRain3t the Indians in the western icrntories; if so under what orders and against what tribes. Mr. Morrill introduced a resolution appro priating 815,000 for the relief of the Freeumen and destitute colored people in lhe District.— Passed. Mr. Sumner called up the resolution of thanks to Mr. Peabody for his munificent liberality in giving $2,000,000 for educational purposes in the South, to be distributed among the whole peo ple without any other distinction except lieods aud opportunities for uselulness, and diibcting the President to cause a gold medal to be struck otf and presented to Mr. Peabody in the name of the American jieople. After discussion the resolution passed—35 to 2—Messrs. Grimes and Tipton in the negative. Sir. Wilson called up the resolution to pre vent the sale and use of spirituous liquors at the Capitol. Mr. .Johnson thought the resolution ought to go no further than to stop the sale cf liquor. Mr. W ilson said it was time that the com mittee rooms in the Capitol ceased to be used as groggeries. To speak plainly, it was time that the disgraceful scene witnessed in every session in the Senate, but less this session than any other, were put a stop to. After Mr. Wilson's remarks on the alcoholic proclivities of Senators, Mr. Trumbull said he thought the remarks of Mr. Wilson were cal culated to mislead the public. He hail been here nearly as long as Mr. Wilson, and he had never known the committee rooms of the Sen ate to be used as bar-rooms. Mr. Johnson—Nor I. After further discussion, on motion of Mr. Buckaiew the resolution was referred to the committee on public buildings and grounds—22 Mr. Chandler Introduced a bill for the con struction of a ship canal aiound the Falls of Niagara. Referred to the committe on com merce. The bill tore-annex Alexandria to the Dis trict of Columbia was referred to the judioiary committee. The Senate then went into exeoutive session, and soon after adjourned. HOtlSE. Mr. Dawes, from the committee on elections, reported a resolution extending the timo for takiug testi mony in the contested election cases of Messrs. Delano and Morgan, from the 13th Ohio District, and Messrs. Stewart and Phelps from the 3d Maryland District, the former 75, and the latter 100 days. Adopted. • Mr. Wood asked leave to oner the following resolution: • Resolved, That this House extends its sym pathy to the people of Ireland in its impending struggle for constitutional liberty. If the des potic governments of Europe shall be allowed to establish monarchial institutions in Ameri ca, so should the United States foster and pro mote the extension of republican institutions in Europe. Mr. Broomall* objected, and there being al ready a pending motion to suspend the rules, Mr. Wood was prevented from making a simi lar motion. A motion of Mr. Price to suspend the rules made yesterday to enable him to introduce a joint resolution to apply the surplus funds in the Treasury—over $80,000,000—to the redemp tion of compound interest notes came up, and resulted 66 to 36, not two-thirds, and the rules were not suspended. It was ordered that when the House adjourn to-day it be until Monday next. The House proceeded to business on the Speaker’s table. The Senate bill appropriating $50,000 for the Paris-Exposition, &c., was passed. Mr. Butler introduced a joint resolution re citing facts of confiscation by the rebel States of debts due by the inhabitants to loyal citi zens, &c., and providing that a commission be appointed to hear and determine the claims of Northern creditors to the share of $210,000, seized from the Citizens’ Bank of New Orleans by the commanding General aud subsequently paid into the treasury, and to distribute the same rateablv. After some discussion, in which Mr. Butler Baid the resolutiou bad the entire approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, and accepted tbe amendment suggested by Mr. Pruyn, that the expenses of the commission be paid out of the fund, the joint resolution was passed. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, Chairman of the Ju diciary Committe, offered a resolution calling on the Secretary of War to furnish informa tion relative to the property seized or taken possession by the Government or its agents in Louisiana. Also, a paper in the case of Messrs. Kenner & Zachenic. Adopted. Mr. Kohinson asked leave to introduce a joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to sell the surplus of gold, and receive legal tenders at par for duties. Mr. Hooper objected. Leave was (Sven to have it printed. Mr. Wood moved to suspend the rules that be might introduce bis joint resolution express ing his sympathy with the people of Ireland.— Agreed to, 105 to 14. Mr. Banks asked Mr. Wood to have his res olution referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, stating that he would ask an immedi ate appointment of such a committee. Mr. Wood expressed his regret that he could not assent to the proposition. It was a simple resolution expressing sympathy for the people of Ireland, and he believed that the House was prepared to act upon it now. He moved the previous question. The House refused to second the motion, 33 to 86, and Mr, Banks moved to refer the reso lution to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, when appointed. Mr. Wood said that he had no objection to the latter part of the resolution being so re ferred. « After further discussion the question on reference was taken by yeas and nays, and re sulted, yeas 98, nays 39. Mr. Banks then offered a resolution that it was expedient that the Committee on Foreign Affairs shall be immediately appointed.— Agreed to. Mr. Eliot introduced a joint resolutiou re funding the discriminating duties exacted on merchandize imported from the Hawaiian Is lands since Feb. 1st, 1865, beyond the amount payable on United States vessels and cargoes. After an explanation, the resolution passed. The Speaker presented papers on the con tested election case of Burch against Van Horn, of Missouri. Also, the estimates of tbe appropriations for fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Shawuees. Also, a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting the general customs revenue law, prepared in com pliance with the resolutiou of July 26,1866. The motion was made by Mr. Moreliead, a few days since, to refer the tariff bill of the 39th Congress, with pending amendments, to the Committee on Ways and Means, when ap pointed. Pending a vote upon it, the House adjourned. Seizure of Another Diamond V.elter. New Yoke, March 8. The Custom House officers have seized an other letter containing about $3,000 worth of diamonds, belonging to the same man whoso diamond letter was seized some days since.— Hoping to get the letter by paying the duty he informed on himself, and told the time the let ter was expealed to arrivo. The Indian Troubles. St. Lotus, March 8. Denver papers say that the Indians are as suming a hostile attitude in the neighborhood of Fort Dodge, on the Arkansas river. New Mexican advises say that Indian hostil ities are taking a new start in the southern part of that territory, and the militia has been or dered under arms. Fust Day in Mnsimcbnsetu. Boston, March 8. The Governor has appointed Thursday, April 4th, as a day of fasting and prayer in this State. THE MARKET 8. Fiuuncinl. New Tore. March 8. Gold rallied to 134$ Just before the close this after noon, but fell off to 133$ @134. Money was easier; call loans 5 ® 6 per cent, on Government securities, and stocks. Discounts were more active; prime [a per 7 percent... Tbe large short interest prevents any material decline. Foreign Exchange [quiet at 108 @ 10K;. Government securities heavy on Gobi bonds, with a declicne of 4 @ 4 per cent, except on new 5-20’s. The prices ol Stocks advanced with an increased demand, closing at the highest figures of the day. Petroleum and Mining shares quiet and firm. New York Market. ~ ^ , New York, March 8. Cotton—lower; sales 1,600 bales; Middling uplands at 29$c. Flour—sales 6,800 bbls. State and Western more active; State at 8 90 @ 11 30; Round hoop Ohio 10 60 @ 12 50; Western at. 8 40 @ 1*2 00; Southern dull; sales at 10 20 @ 16 50. Wheat—drooping; sales 14 000 bush ; Milwaukee No. 3 at 2 10. Corn—1 @ 2c higher;.[sales69,900 bush. Mixed Western at 107 @ 111. Beef—steady; sales 200 bbls. Pork—opened heavy and closed more firmly; sales 3,300. New mess 21 87 @ 22 06. Lard—drooping; sales 280 bbls. at Ilf @ 12jc. Whiskey—quiet. Sugar—lower; sales 2500;hhd8. Muscovado at 10$ @ 10|c. Petroleum—lower; sales crude at 17 @ 17$c. Re fined bonded at 25 @ 27c. Tallow—sales at 10$ @ ll$c. Freights to Liverpool—withont decided change. Chicago Market*. x CnicAGO, March 8. v\ct a?,dsteady at former quotations, under New.Yo1^ advices, and with a moderately sa!es atdl 04^h*?i«firmei nnd atlvaiice<i 3^c; for Winter and fresh receipts of No. 2|Spring. closing firm at 1 93 @ 1 93$ for Winter. Com In emulative demand and idvanc4d $ @ 2c on yesterday’s prices; sales No. l at 78 Cw vAc OaS auict ami c osed steady; Amber Winter a? 43$c°fS fresh receipts No. 2 in store. Rve steely and un changed at 98 @ 98 $c. Barley in tair demand at 64 @ 65c lor No. 2. Provisions dull and holders firm in their views, and demand full prices; Mobs pork dull and quotations are nominal; sales at 20 oo. Pickled and Bulk meats are in fair demand and advanced lc Lard weakej at 12c for prime steam rendered*— Dressep hogs are in fair domand; shipment* limited and offerin7s restricted; galas at 8 50 @ 8 90. Live hogs arc in improved demand by packers and ship pers ; sales at 625 @ 7 25 for common to choice. Ciucianati Market*. Cincinnati, March 8. Flour—there is a better feeling in thr market.— Yellow firm; No. 1 Spring at 250; No. 1 Winter at 2 90. Corn dull at 62c for No. 1 in elevator, and 76c in sacks. Oats at 60$ @ 51c for No. 1 in elevator; receipts of oats and coin large, ltyo 1 25 @ |1 26.— Whiskey steady at 26o in bond. Provisions unchang ed and market quiet; mess pork—city packed may be bought for 20 50 @ 20 75. Bulk merts in good de mand. Lard at 12 @ 12$c; city had at the latter rate. Butter dull at 22 @ 25c; White at 30 @ 53c. Yellow cheese firm at 16$ @ I7e‘ Exchange par buying, l-lo per cent, premium selling. Money iu fair demand at 9 @ 12 per cent. Commercial—Per Cable. .. _ London, March 6, Evening. Consols for money closed at 90j. ?*ERIC^N Securities.—The following are the SSSaSftli American securities: Erie Railway ,hare* 771 ex-dlv. Ua£ ”- "I — Livkupodt., Murch C, Evmmg. Th® Cotton market continued quiet ami closed at 13jfd for Middling uplands. Provision* steady and unchanged. Produce—Ashes dull; pots 34*. Tetro leum declined to la Sdfor refined Pennsylvania and Canada. Frankfort, March 6, Evening. United States 5-20 bonds closed this evening at 77|. London, March 7,Noon. Consols closed to-day weak, and are quoted at 90} for money. _ Anemcan Secitritiis.—The following are the current quotations for American Securities: Illinois Central Railroad Shares 77]. Erie Railroad shares 36. United States 6-20’s 73). Liverpool, March 7, Noon. The Cotton market opens quiet, the current quota tions being Middling uplands 13jd; Middling Orleans 13|d. Breadsluft’s steady and prices firm; Corn 37s 6d for Mixed Western. Provisions unchanged. Lard is quoted at 50a 6d tbr American. Resin 15s 3d.— Linseed oil 38s. Petroleum Is 6d for refined Penn sylvania. London, March 7, Evening. Consols for money closed at 90]. American Securities_United States 5-20’s74. Illinois Central Railroad shares 77], Erie Railroad shares 34}. Frankfort, March 7, Evening. Unltod States 5-20 bonds 74]. Liverpool, March 7, Evening. Cotton closod dull with a declining tendency: sales to-day 7,000 bales; Middling uplands 13kl. Tallow firm. Ashes have declined to 33s 6d cwt. tor pots London, March 8 Noon Cotton unchanged; Mddling uplands 131d United States 5-20 at 73}. 1 Ifevr Terk Block market. Stocks—market higher. York’ Mtrcb 6 American Gold. n S’ p‘,ve'n.went!es’ oofipona’, 1802.......1091 H’§’ Flve-TweBtlea. coupons,1864.1071 K’ S' SIV0‘,fwenUes. coupons, 1865,.107} I, g'Eive-twenties,coupons new issue.1064 U. S. Ten-Forties, coupons. 974 U. S. Seven-Thirties, 1st series.. ..io6#®106? U. S. Seven-Thirties, 2d series.*.105| m 1061 wi; Srjp-Wf*’M «ri«».: :.io!&<§ i«i Western Union Telegraph. 42 New York Central..!!!!!!! ! !!l02l Erie,. u! Erie preferred.69 Hudson. 139 Reading. '.!'."!l02} Michigan Southern,. 71] Illinois Central..114* @ 1141 Chicago & Rock Island.94! Pacific Mall, ex-dlv.124 Boston Slock List. Sales at the Brokers’ Board, March 8. American Gold. 1311 United Stales Coupon Sixes, 1881.!. 109 United Statos 7 3-10ths, 1st series. 106] “ small. 1051 “ . 2d series. leg] “ small. 106] “ 3d series. 1054 “ small. 106} United States 5-20s, 1865 . 107} July, 1865. 106] United States Ten-tortles. 97} Eastern Railroad... . 108] Western Railroad.. :. 138 Railway Traffic.—The following are the reoeipts of the Grand Trunk Railway for tho week ending Starch 2d, 1867: Passengers.$33,160 00 Express Freight, Mails and Sundries,. 5,250 00 Freight and Live Stock,. 90,49100 Total,.$128,901 00 Corresponding week last year. 126,026 90 Increase.$2,876 00 JOSEPH HICKSON, Secretary and Treasurer. Wellcome prepares the most valuable pain ourer we ever had in our store.’’ 80 says W. F. Phillips. Those who nse it refuse all others. 1an7dlawtf —George Peabody gives notice through the Boston Advertiser that, as he is about leaving on a visit lo England, he has had burned in his presence tho multitude of letters— about 4,000—received by him, soliciting dona tions, subscription to charities, &c., as many of the writers requested secrecy. The letters, ' by reason of their numbers had to be opened by confidential clerks, and their destruction is intended to relieve the writers from all feeling of anxiety about thsir possibile publicity. The human hair—how many persons abuse this del icate and beautiful oruameut by burning it with al coholic washes, and plastering it with grease, which has 110 affinity tor the9kiu, and is not absorbed. Bur nett's Cocouine, a compound of Coeoanut Oil, &c., is unrivalled as a dressing for the lialr—is readily ab sorbed, and is peculiarly adapted to its various condi tions, preventing its falling oft', and promoting 11a healthy growth. For sale by druggists everywhere. Jau 20 dly • Afau de Magnolia.—Tho 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 per fume; allays headache and inflamation, and is a nec essary companion in tlio sick room, in the nursery and npon tho toilet sideboard. It can be obtained everywhere at one dollar per bottle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. S. T.—1860.—X.—The amount of Plantation Bit ters sold in one year is something startling. They would till Broadway six feet high from the Park to 4th street. Drake’s manufactory is oue of the insti tutions in New York. It is said that Drake painted all the rocks in tho Eastern States with his cabalistic “S. T.—1880—X.," and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the taco of nature," which gave him a monopoly. We do not know how this is, but we do know that Plantation Bitters sell as no other article ever did. They are used by all classes of the community, and are death on Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and woek, 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 crisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the i#Un almost immediately, it healed rapidly and left very little scar. Cilab. Foster, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia." This is merely a sample of w hat the Mustang Lini ment will do. It is invaluabe in oil cases of wounds, swellings, sprains, cuts, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Beware of counterfeits. None is genuino unless wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature of G. W. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri vate stamp of Demis Barnes & Co, New York. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists All who value a valuable head of hair, and its pres ervation from premature baldness and turning grey will not foil to use Lyon’s celebrated Katharion. it makes the hair rich, soft and glossy, eradicates dand ruff, and causes the hair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lvon, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. What Did It? A young lady returning to her country home after a sojourn of a tew months in New York, was hardly recognized by her friends. In place of a rustic Hushed face, she had a soft ruby complex ion of almost marblo smoothness, and instead of 23, she really appeared but 17. She told them 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 of any druggist for 58 cents Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Heirastreet’s inimitable Hair Coloring has been steadily growing in fovor tor over twenty years. It acts upon the absorbents at the roots of the hair, and changes to its original color by degrees. All instan taneous dyes deaden and injure the hair. Heim strocts is not a dye but is ccrtlin in its results, pro 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 of Pure Jamaica Ginger— for Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headaobo, Cholera Morbus, &c., where a warming, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and entire purity makes it a cheap and reliable article for culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50 cents per bot tle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. __n_June 14, ’C6—eod&wly PHOTOGRAPHS ! E. S. WOHMELL formerly No. 90 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, [Oppenile IHechaaici’ Wall,] where he will be pleased to wait on his friends and the public Grateful for past patronage, he hopes by strict at tention to business to merit a renewal ot the same. Persons wishing tor FIRST CLASH PICTURES of all styles and sizes are invited to call. Pictaree'colared in Oil) Water Colon* and India Ink by one of Ike keel Artist* in the State. Special attention paid to Copying of all descriptions. fcp^AllIwork warranted to give satisfaction. PnWn at rMulrniak?6 for Photographers in Ink or Colors at reasonable rat 9#. janleod3m C. E. BECKETT’S ESTATE. T,T£5!»«^sassaRaa to receive and decide upon all claims against the es tate ot Charles E. Beckett, late ot Portland “ said conntv, deceased, represented Insolvent, hereby give notice that six months, from the lath Inst., are al lowed to the creditors to present and prove their claims; and that said Commissioners will be in ses sion at the City Assessors’ office, In said Portland, on the third Mondays of March, April, May, June, July and August ensuing, at 3 o'clock P. M., for tiiL' pur pose of attending to said duty. M.'offlttE^’}Commissioners. Portland, P«b. 33,1*67. d3w*wlt vl ■ . uniiirraiiiini . MISCELLANEOUS. Portland Commander; K. T. A SPECIAL CONCLAVE of Portland Coiu , “f",*er’r Kuiglit* Templar will be nenl at Mechanic s Hall, on Salurilav Eve ing next (March 9,) at 7 o’clock. Work, K. C ’ OT^Camlidates to be balloted for. By order of the Eminent Commander. ~ a ir , - , BEltHY, Recorder. Portland, March 6,1K67. mar8d2t Portland Tnrnverein. rl ®»ual Meetta* of tlie PORTLAND TURN ' r-HClN for choice ot Officers, and the trans action of lie usual business, will be held al iheir Itooma Morton illnck, on Friday evening, 15th inst. at 8 o clock. Per order. <1. C. DENNIS. marSdlw*__ Secretary. A CARD. Tfce Nnnborn Hiram Firc-Pruof Safe on Fire ! ! ! THE DECEPTION EXPOSED 1 ! Wo deem It but just to ourselves, and due to those who may have sates of our manufacture, to notify them and tlie public generally, because a small sale of tbc Marisud Patent lias l«eeu burned in the late demonstration on the Rack Ray lands, that there is no cause for a loss of confidence in Its merits—hut on the contrary, when all the facts become know n, we think tlie result will be creditable to tbe Mailand Patent than otherwise. We propose to expose a few of the attempted deceptions, anil the unfair means employed in this demons ration, and leave the pub lic to stigmatise them what they please. Mr. Saobom says, “ these six safes were all new and w arranted." This, so tar as tlie Marlaud safe is concerned, is a falsehood. We never did “ war rant ’a sate. The Marland sale usod at the burn ing was a second hand safe, built not less than lour years since. Neither was it tie sate that was ex hibited in the streets as the one to be burned. The safe exhibited was a larger sale, (No. C,) of more re cent build. Tlie one burned was a smaller (No. 2) and second hand, where or how obtained we know not, but not bought from us, nor had wo any knowl edge that wo were to be represented in tlie demon stration, until by accident hearing ol tbe sales being exhibited In the street. Sanborn's friends made three clandestine efforts to buy safes from us, but were un successful. From several parties who were on the ground and witnessed the proceedings, wo learn at an early stage of the burning the Sanborn improved safe showed evident signs of destruction, the back of the sate opening for quite a distance, thedour bulging out, and consequently the Are around it was immedi ately reduced, and tbe sate allowed to cool down; and from eye witnesses it has been stated to us at no time through the day was the fire around it raised to the rlglnal point. i no smanur siues sroou emoeaueu In live coals one quarter tlielr height, and the flames enveloped them wholly, while the bottom of the large safe and the Sanborn Improved were barely reached with the coals, and the flames barely covered half the safe.— The Sanborn safe was in the most favorable position, at the windward end of the line, where it received the cold air constantly. The JUarland was in the most exposed place, at the leeward end of the line, where jt received all the escaping heat from the lire above It was openly stated by numerous parties on the Sound, that “the little safes had a groat deal more e than tho large ones,” and upon some persons stating this to the parties conducting the bundin' a tragic rush would lie made with one stick ol wood toward the large safes, and thrown at them in such a manner as in many instances to help the lire around the smaller sates most. At several hours through the day we saw tho con dition of tho lire to be the same, the smaller sales re telymg the most determined efforts at destruction, while the large ones, in the most favored position were simply being kept warm. From what we our jelves witnessed, it Is our firm belief that had the mine amount of Are been kept around the lar"c safeB is was first started in the morning, those sales would tiavo been destroyed early in the dav, and that noth ing but the reduced condition of the Are and their fa vored position prevented it. As late as 2 o’clock the Mariand sail: showed no ap parent signs ol disruption, the iron work holding its iliape perfectly. Jt was remarked by parties witness ng its condition, “that safe is giving them the most •rouble,” and since the result we have been compli nented by parties wholly disinterested upon the mau ler our safe resisted the effects ol the heat. Though t was announced at the outset by tho parties con 1 acting the affair that “that safe was to bo burned inyhow,” and for certain once in th > dav it was jailed out, “burn that end safe,” it was the last to rield. This was the manner the affair was conducted from he beginning, but the ceownino deception was ■eserved for the last, and most skilfully was it con lucted. The doom of the “little safes” had boon exult ingly innouuced by Sanborn from the top of each. When le reached the first large sale and the door opened he flames burst out. The Sanborn Improved was ■ext opened, a part of the papers taken out, and the loor hastily closed again, but not soon enough to pre 'ent at leant three oernons seeing the SAFE WAS ON PIKE INSIDE, IN THE LOWB LEFT HAND 30RNEK, and u|K>u the request of a gentleman near t to open the door again, Sanborn save “no, keep It ihut; it is all right,” and concluded the tarce In ex daiming, “I have obtained what the world has long tought lor, a Are proof safe,” while it was in Acmes inder his teet. Long experience in practical applica tion of the doctrine of universal salvation may imooth the tongue so as to utter suchjdeeei.lions with out stammering, hut ignorance of tlic i« laris is the inly excuse we can attiibute to some af the other parties who have lent their approval to these prac ices. Trenaonf Satie and Maclaine Company. ANSON HARDY, ^mit. GEO. L. L. DAMOwTrcasurcr. DAVIS ItROTMKR* Are Agents for the Tremont Safe la thS oily. March 7. d3t Bargains! Bargains ! BARGAINS ! BOOTS MD SHOES —AT— W. C. MONTGOMERY, No. 4 Cnseo St. Men’s Calf peg’d tap sole Boots, $4.00 to $6,50 “ “ Sew’d Boots, 4,50 to 6,1)0 “ Kip peg tap sole, heavy, 4,50 “ Heavy Shoes and Brogans, 1,25 to 2.00 Ladies’ Calf sew'd double sole Balmo rals, 1,50 to 2,00 Ladies’ Calf 6ew’d double sole Polish Balmorals, 2 00 to 3,50 Ladies* Calf sew’d double sole Polish Button, “ New York make,” 3,50 to 4,00 Ladies’ Leather peg’d Balmorals, 1,25 to 2,00 “ Serge double sole Polish But ton, “ New York make,” 3,50 to 4,00 Ladies’ Serge double sole Polish Balmo rals, “New York make,” 2.50 to 3,00 Ladies’ Serge double sole Congress “ 1,50 to 2,00 Ladies’ “ Congress, (for house wear or for rubber) 1,25 Men’s Rubber Overs, ,75 •* “ Arctics, 1st quality, 2,75 “ “ •« 2d “ 2,00 11 “ “ 3d “ 1,75 The above kinds and prices are but a sample of the whole Stock. A complete assortment of Misses and Children's Goods ot the above description at correspondingly low prices. The Goods offered at this Establishment are not Auction Goods, but are irom the Fikst Manufac tory in the Country. We warrant them all, and guarantee perfect satisfaction. We offer them at these prices in hopes thereby to build up a substan tial trade. The public are respectfully solicited to call and judge for themselves. W. C. MONTGORIKRY, 4 Casco Street, 2 Doors from Congress. Ieb28 d3t theneodlw Great Reduction in Price -OF Boots and Shoes. C. F. MOULTON, 390 Congress Street, Will sell Bools and Shoe* at the following LOW PRICES! Former Men’s calf tap-sole Opera Boots, Plunder price. patent last, $5.00, $6.50 Men's do do whole leg do do do 5.00, 6.50 44 buff “ Opera 44 44 4* 3.50, 5.00 44 kip 44 “ 3 50, 5.00 44 thick Shoes, 1.50, 2.00 44 Opera Slippers, 1.25, 2.23 44 Arctic Overshoes, first quality, 2.50, 3.25 Ladies* doubled-sole Serge Bal. and Con. Boots, 1.75, 2.50 Ladies'ninglo do do Con. without tips. 1.4o, 2.25 44 do “ *• silk gore, 1.50, 2.50 44 *4 4 1 44 slim 3 & 4, 1.25, 2.75 “ 44 ,4 Goat Bal. 3 & 4, 1.00, 2.25 44 double 44 Glove kid Cong.3 & 4, 2.00, 4.00 44 Lea Bal. tipped, 1.25. 2.00 Children's gr copper tipped, sizes 5 to 8, 60, 1.16 Persons wishing to purchase Boots and SnoES, are respectfully Invited to call and examine tor themselves, as we are determined not to be un dersold. mar8d2w Notice. THE undersigned having leased the well known Carriage Manufactory formerly occupied by R. M. Webb, at Webb’s Mills, take tins method t# an nounce to the public that they will continue the busi ness of manufacturing Carriages of all descriptions as heretofore. Also jobbing and repairing done at short notice and in the best manner. Carriage lum ber of the best quality and everv variety constantly on hand for sale at fair prices. We also have in connection with the above a Har ness Shop, where the best of stock and workmanship is the guarantee we offer to oar customers that 'our Harnesses shall be all they wish for, in that line. We would also state that with the best stock In the coun try, and the best workmen anywhere to be tound, we feel confident we can make Carriages as good as the best, and in style we intend to be fully up to the times. To the patrons of the establishment heretofore and the public generally we would say, give us a call and you may be assured that it will be.tor your interest ns well as our own. HILL, DYER & ROBINS. febl3d&wlm8 To Capitalists. Tire advertiser would like to . outer with anv par tv who would buildj^Holel In this Citythecorn ing season. A responsible man is ready to' lease for a term ot years, a Rood modern style bouse,—il It could be built the present year, at a reasonable per coinage on the cost. Address “L. H. F,” marl d2w _ Post office. Notice. Portland, Me.. MAm n «, tnc7. rriHE Journeymen Plasterers > I Portland and vl JL clnity respectfully inform their employers and the public Renerally, that on and alter April 1st, 1887, they will demand Four Dollars (|4.00) per day. Per Order. marodlw MMNPP in l.mn^lioirti nru.ublUl..l.-*r<r» WANTED. * -- -- Bookkeeper. \\TANTED by a young man of practical expels V f ence, and who can bring the best of city refer ences, a situation as Bookkeejicr cr Salesman, where close attention to business will be appreciated. Apply to W. H. JEBltlS, mar7dtf Under Lancaster Hall. A Situation Wanted. A YOUNG MAN who has had several years ex ferience as a book-keeper and accountant, would like to obtain a situation. Satisfactory recom mendation tumished. Address “G. W. B.” Portland Post Office. Mar 7—dlw*

A Tailor Wanted. A Good reliable, practical Cltter can bear of a good situation, by applying to the subscriber at his Clothing Store, Nits. 1G3 Fore, and 15 Moulton Streets. ALFRED HASKELL. mar7 18G7 d3w» Wanted to Kent. RY a Gentleman and wife, Two or Three Rooms J > in any part ot the City, furnished or untumish e,l. Address E. R. CLARKE, mar6dl w Post Office, Portl ind, Me. Wanted. BY a Young Mau who is able and willing to work, a permanent situation wheie he may. by in dustry and good conduct, expect further advance ment. Address K. R. CLARKE marbdlw p08t office, Portland, Me. Wanted. A SITUATTGN as teacher in some public School cither in theCity, or in in the Country. The coun try preferred. One who has had five years exist ence in publib schools and can give good reference. masGdlw'*11**8 H' E' B-’ Bux m> P°rtlan(1i Me. Wanted, Agents! SCHOOL Teachers, Clergymen, Disabled So’.diers, 1 W®*,in all I*rls Of the Stale, to “Sf P°Pular K»OBAt WG« published by John Da.nt\, among which are me ‘Morning Aiss," Going to Bed Parable tg' the Lity," &c. This Is a rare chance for Canvassers. I also want a tew more Rood canvassers for ihe best subscription book ever pubhshed in this country, viz: “The Lives of toUaJhniSfw .’:y Eev- JoUl1 s- C. Abbott. Ad wut nf*. .1.Publisher, lOtf middle Si., Portland, Me. incli4d6t&WuW House Wanted. AN\ one having, or likely to have soon, a good House to let in a desirable locality, within ten or fifteen minutes walk of the Post Office, can hear of a tenant by addressing the undersigned, who can b“®E,,, best of references. Rent not to exceed 5r ota or city preferred. Address “House,” Box 816 Post Office. mchkllw 0 Agents Wanted ! TUST OUT, Farrojgat and ear Naval He Sf brilliant and popular Historian, J. 1. Hea.ll>. This is the only work on the Navy In me War, ami everybody is buying it. GEOBGK II. BLAKE, „ .. , GENERAL AGEN T, Febl—3m No 8 Clapp’s Block. Agents Wanted FQR KICHABDgON’g NEW BOOK BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI, The Most Fascinating Book of Ike Year. A Thrilling Record of Border Life, Humor and Adventure. Written with a graphic, eloquent portraying pen, and its pages Crowded with Illustrations. Agents are meeting with UNPARALLELED success. lo show sample pages and take uames is all oar Agents have to do. For Agencies apply to or address J. PATTEN FITCH, No. 233} Congress Street, , . Portland, Me. marl d2w* ’ -- --- • Wanted Immediately —AT THE— New Employment Office ! No 22!) 1-2 Congress St, 2il Door West of i'ily Building (up stairs.) Cl 1RLS capable of doing all kinds of house-work, I to whom good hit nations will be given. Also LABORERS for various kinds of work, and CLERKS for every kind of business. Bafi^We are able at all times to supply parties In any part of the State with GOOI> RELIABLE HELP, either as Domestics, Mechanics or Laborers. Merchants, Contractors, Farmers and others will be supplied with Mon and Boys tor all kinds ot em ployment Free of Charge. Don’t forget the num ber, 2291 Congress Street, next to City Building, Port land, Me. COlJJiLAI Jfc HEWITT. Feh 22—dtf Proprietors. Flour Barrels Wanted! ON and after January 2d, 1867, we shall resume the purchase ot Flour Brls. for CASH, at the Office ot the Sugar Co., 97 1-9 Danforth 8t., Feb8dtfJ. B. BROWN & SONS. Wanted Dally ! ! AT The General Agency and Employment Office No. .‘151 1-9 CougrrM Htren, All per sons wishing to secure good Girls for any respecta ble employment, will find them at this Office. Also please notice. We will send you men and boys lor any work in city or country, free ot charge. I4T" We want good American, Provincial, Irish and Colored Women and Girls, as well as Men and Boys, every day tor all sorts ot situations In this City and vicinity. Give us a call. COX & POW AUS, Portland, Me., Jan. 25, '67. jan30 dtf WANTED f EVERYBODY to know that store 335 Congress St. has l»een replenished with a new stock of Clothing, Furnishing Goods, Bools and Hats, Which will be sold cheaper than ever. Of Remember the sign, California Clicap John. March 5—dtf Agents Wanted: fJlHE largest Commissions paid by the HARTFORD PUBLISHING CO. Exclusive territory piven. For terms, &c., Ad dress M. 0. RICH, General Ag’t., Portland, Maine. febl4 deodlm* * Wanted. PA AAA FLOUR BARRELS, at, Forest City Sugar ltetincry, West Com mercia'., near foot of Emery street. Proposals will also bo received for new Sugar Bar rels, and a sample may be seen at the office of the Company, 159$ Commercial, at corner of Union St. tobl2d&wU T. C. I1EKSEY Flour Barrels Wanted. WE will pay 30 cents each for first class Flour Barrels suitable for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novl3dtt 139 Commercial street. _LOST AND FOUND. Found. A Ni 1 ver Watch. The owner can have the Billie alter proving property and paying for this advertisement, by calling at 35* Commercial Street. Portland, March 1, 1867. mar4 dlw BOARD AND ROOMS. TO LET ! PLEASANT rooms with board, or as lodging rooms, atieasonable rates, at 31 Free street. Refer ences required. feb25dtt. _TO LET. Chambers to Lei. OVER W. W. Carr & Co.’s store, No. 3 Exchange near Fore St, that will accommodate 150 work men at shoemaking, tailoring, 01 many other kinds of business. For Sale. One lot of Land near the head of Wilmot street, for sixty-live cents per foot; also, a lot near head of Deer street, about 31 by 55 tcet, tor $1200; also, a two story House and lot on'Munjoy Hill tor $2500; also, one House and Lot on Merrill’s Court, Chestnut street, lor $1C00, that will let for $300 per year; also, one house 011 Mouutford street, with about 6000 feet 01 land more or less; this house belongs to the estate of the la'e Lemuel Tukey, and will l>c sold at a bar gain. Terms easy. Apply to mch4dlm W. W. CARR & CO. To Let. THE Chamber (2d story) over E. T. Elden & Co*s, Free Street Block, suit able for Jobbing or Wholesale Business. Inquire of T. J. LITTLE, 79 Commercial street. JESr’lvey can be found at E. T. Elden & Co’s Mar 2—utf TO LET! A SPACIOUS Chamber, suitable for a Wholesale Boot Store or some manufacturing business, over the store occupied by Samuel Waterhouse & Co., No. 165 Fore Street. Enquire of SAME. WATERHOUSE, fcb'-8d3w_ on the premises. For Rent. OFFICES in the third story of bnliding on corner of Exchange and Milk Street*. Enquire at of fice of OCEAN INSURANCE CO, Feb. 28, tf_ Exchange Street. To Let. FIRST, second and third lolts over E, T. Elden A Co.'s store, Free Street Block; also, offices over Scblotterbeck’s, and over Crosman & Co.’s, in new block corner Brown and Congress streets. janU-dtf ^ j. b. BROWN To Let. ONE Brick Store, three stories, No. CO Union street. Apply to Ja3dtf___ ST. JOHN SMITH. To Let rpHE tliroe storied Brick Store 204 Fore, tootol X Plum Street. Enquire of E. M. PATTEN, feblGdtf Plum Street. Tilton & McFarlcmd, Desire to call tho attention to the Ihot that more than 4 O Of their Safes gave AMPLE PROTECTION in the late lire. Parlies desiring a FIRST RATE SAFE, At a MODERATE PRICE, will pleaaa call on EMERY & WATERHOUSE, Mlddlo Street, Portland, Or at HO Sudbarjr Street, Boatan. [^"Second-hand Safes taken in exchange for sale. Jan 15—sNlstw in each nio&adv remainder of time. FURS._FrRS. WE are selling the remainder of our stock of FUKS at cost. Ladies In want of such arti cles will do well to call. COE & Me CAUL AH, NO. 11 (MARKET SQUARE, mch8dlw Portland, Me. REAL ESTATE. House and Lot fop Sale Very Low. HOUSE new, Containing seven room* will h« sold for $1,100, if applied for immediately. ALSO: Lota for Bale at prices irom one cent to $2 per foot Enquire of JOSEPH REED. niar8.hr “ i“state AKout- 0ak St. near Congress. Brick House lor Sale. ON Brown Street, containing Fourteen finish e<l Rooms, hard and soft, water, gas and other modern improvements. Possession wiven April 1. Apply to t). H. Ingraham, Esq., or . W. H. JERRIS, marCdtt___Real Estate Agent. House Lots and Water Lots -—AT— Great Bargains! lOO House Lots AT PRICES FROM lOj to in. JO, 25 and 30 eta. per foot, ON Franklin, Lincoln, Mayo, Smith, Fremont, Congress. Monument, Atlantic, Muirioy. North, Walnut, Montreal, Melbourne, Quebec, Willis, Tur ner, Poplar, Wiuthrop, Madison, Foe, Hammond. Eastern Promenade, and several new contemplated streets. ALSO. Water Lots on Back Cove and on East Commercial Street adjoining the Grand Trunk Railway, fronting the deepest water in Portland Harbor,’ and well adapted for Wharves and Manufacturing Sites. The subscriber being iu a feeble state of health, and desirous of settling his own estate, now offers to persons wishing to invest in Real Estate the greatest Bargains to be had iu Portland. Enquire of MIOSES GOULD, No. 65 North Street, between the hours of 8 and 10* A. M., an 1 2 and 4} P. M., where Plans of Lots may be seen. martdedlw then eod3w Houses for Sale! TWO new 1} story Houses just completed, with 7 finished rooms. Price I,SOO, within till een minutes walk of the Post Office, together with other houses at prices from 91.500 to 910,000. -ALSO To Lease, 50 HOUSE LOTS and several Store and Wharf Lots, at prices from $12 to $200 per year. Enquire of 1HOSK* GOULD, No 66 North St., between the hours of8& 10} a. m. and 2 & 6 p. m., where plans of lots may be seen. Mar 5dlw t eod3w For Sale. A GOOD one story House and two acres of land. situated on the Stroudwater road, about twenty niuutes’ walk Irom Portland. Has a stable anil good water. Will be sold for $2000 it applied tor iiuiue.lt itely. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS. ii.ch4.l2w* House for Sale. House for Sale. ON NEAL STREET, Upper Hall of the Brick Front House, containing in all 14 Rooms—ee neiited Cellar, bard and soft water—a good Stable, ind yard room. Vory convenient and desirable. Possession given sometime In March. Terms easy. Apply on the promises, or to WM. H. -IERRLS, mar 2 dtf Real Estate Agent. For Sale Cheap. ONE of tho Houses in tlio Brick block on Deer Street. These houses are built in the most borough manner, ten finished rooms in each, good tellur, water of both kinds, good store room, and Jlenty of closet room. Enquire of E. WALSH, on the premises, mch2d2w For Sale or Lease. , The Fine Lot corner of Exchange and Congress Streets, 120 feet on Congress and 56 feet on Exchange 4t. Will be let tor ten or twenty years, on favorable terms. A Block of Seven Stores in this central loca tion would pay a good interest. Apply to W. H. JERRIS. narldtf New Brick House for Sale, MCorner Cumberland and Boyd streets: contains eleven rooms. Piped tor gas from cellar to at tic. This Is a substantia), well-built bouse, in a good location, and is all ready* for occupancy. Apply to W. H. JEKRIN, Keal Estate Agent. Mar 1—d3w Valuable Real Estate for Sale. THE tine estate corner Brackett and Walket Sts. The lot contains over 26,000 square feet. Title perfect and terms favorable. Apply to W. H. JERRIS, marl dtf_ Keal Estate Agent. Valuable Real Estate FOR SALE! BY virtue of a license from the lion. Judgo of Probate for Cumberland County, I shall sell by public auction, on SATURDAY, March 16th next the following parcels of Real Estate belonging to the estate of the late CHARLES E. BECKETT, viz; At 11 o’clock A. M., of said day, on the premises, lot oi land corner of Congress and Smith Streets, extending about 44 feet on Congross and 130 feet on Smith Stroet, with the unfinished buildings thereon, subject to mortgages of about $3,(H>0. < At half past 11 o’clock A. M., of the same day, or Immediately alter the foregoing is disposed of, on the premises, lot of land corner of Congress and Frank liu Streets, containing about 8,000 square tcet, ex tending about 106 feet on Congress Street, subject to mortgages of $5,500 and interest. Also, at 3 o’clock P. M., of the same day, on the premises, lot of land corner ol Vaughan and Pine Streets, about 220 leet on Vaughan Street and 143 on Pine Street, subject to mortgages of $4,640 and in terest. Said lots are located in the most desirable parts of the city, and otter excellent inducements to builders and capitalists to purchase. S. B. BECKETT, Administrator. HENRY BAILEY «V SON, Auctioneers. Portland, February 13, ,1§l7. cod3wtdtd Valuable Hotel Property lor Sale. rpHE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil X lage of Fryeburg, Oxford county, Maine, is ot tered for sale at a bargain, il applied tor soon. The House is large, in good repair, with lurniture and fixtures throughout, together with ail necessary 1 outbuildings. For fall particulars inquire of HORATIO BOOTHBY, _ Proprietor. Or Hanson 4b Dow, 54£ Unlbn st. Fryeburg, Sept. 29, 1866. dtf For Sole, or for Long Lease. TWO of those Store Lots on the Northerly side of Middle Street, near the lioad of Plum Street, re cently covered by the Granite Block. Apply to EDWARD FOX or EBEN STEELE. Portland, March 6, 1867. deodlm House lor Sale. ACood House two stories, Stable attached, hard aud sort waier, good lot centrally located—con venient for two families, if desirable. Inquire at 13 Hanover or 1M4 tore Mi., J. A. FENDERSON. Jan. 24, 1867. dtf Farm for Sale. THE well known Cushman Homestead—one of the most delightfu’ and desirable country residences in the county, situated in the town of New Glouces ter, is ottered for sale on the most favorable terms. The above farm is beautifully located on the main road, 18 raiics from Portland, only ten minutes walk from Pownal depot and Post Oltlce. It consists of 120 acres of excellent land, conveniently divided—prin cipally by stone fences—into tillage, pasturage and woodland; a fine orchard, containing 1000 thrifty apple trees; a splendid garden well tilled with a van etv of pear and plum trees, strawberries, raspberries, currants, and a large grape arbor,covered with choice vines, from which 8 to 10 bushels of grapes are gath ered annually! also a handsome flower garden, or namental trees, Scc.t &c. The buildings consist of a fine brick House, three stories high, containiug 16 rooms, with large two story brick L; a fine new stable and carriage house adjoining the L; together with two barns, one new, 80 l>y 40 feet; wood sheds, work shops and other out buildings, all in good order. There is a convenient and abundant supply of well water; also a large ne ver-tailing cistern of solt water in cellar of L. In addition to the above farm, ami laying adjacent to it, are two other lots, each containing 110 acres of the finest tillage and lumber land in the county; either or both of which will be sold in connection with or separate from the Home Faun For particu lars enquire of Hon. Goo. W. Wrotliuan, firm ot Woodman, True Sc Co, or of J. N. Lord, firm ot Stevens, Lord Sc Haskell, Portland, or of J. E. F. CUSHMAN, on tLe premises. iuc':i4dood«S:w3w NOTICE. I will sell Oil iavorable terras as to payment, or let for a term of years, the lots on the corner of Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street, Including tlicCoftier oi Franklin and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH Sc REEl). Attorneys, Portland. jy!2tl Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, W COIMERCIAL STREET. THE subscribers offer for sale the lot of land on the southerly side of Commercial Street, head ot Dana’s Wharf, measuring Tl by 150 feet. For t\ir ther particulars inquire JONAS H. PER LEY, Oct 18 tfor W. S. DANA. For Lease. THE valuable lot of land corner of Middle and Plumb Streets, for a term of years. Knnuire of C. C. MITCHELL & SON, Aug. 28, 1S0C—iHl178 Foru Street. Farm for Sale. I WILL sell my farm near Allen’s Corner West brook, about three miles from Portland, one mile from horse cars, aud Westbrook Seminary. Said tariu contains about 100 acres, part ot it very valuable lor tillage, and part ot it for building lots. There is a good house, two large barms, and out hous es on the premises, it will lie sold together, or iu lots to suit purchasers CYRUS THURLOW, sepll-dtt 105 Commercial St. F. A. PRESCOTT, (Late of the Internal Revenue Bubeau, Wabuington.) Oounnellor-at-Law and Internal Eevenue Solicitor, No. 17, StateSt., Boston. MR. PRESCOTT’S long experience In the Inter nal Re venue Bureau, in tho “Division of Frauds,” having charge of all cases of violation ot the Revenue Laws, his iamiliarity with Departmen tal practice, and his acquaintance with the Revenue Officers throughout the country, will enable him to be peculiarly successful in making a speciality of all matters pertaining to the Revenue Laws. He will attend to clsims tor Draw back, Abatement, Refund ing, and for the recovery of iienalties paid by way ot compromise. He will advise parties as to the man ner of making returns in accordance with law, or as to obtaining decisions from the Department at Washington, and will defend in cases of alleged vio lation ot the law in regard to taxes, penalties or crim inal offences Mr. Prescott will practice before the various De portments at Washington, the Supreme Court of the U. S., and the Court ot Claims. For the speedy transaction of business, Counsel ot high standing, residing in New York, St. Louis, Cin cinnati and Washington, are associated with him. ian28eod3m PAINTS ASD OILS, Drng8i, Medicines, Dye. stuit's, Window Glass. AOENTB FOB Forest Hirer «l? Warren Lead Co.’s (RAFTS* WILLIAMS, Nos. 6 and 6 Commercial Wharf, Boston Heel—TuThStly Notice. MR. ANDREW J. CHASE retires from onr firm from this date. YEATON & HALE, rortland, Feb. 18, 1887. Ulfir wimrtfwni wr^nf^rnmimmnmm ENTERTAINMENTS. DI^ERINC HALL. IMMENSE SUCCESS -ANA - CKOWIKD UOl'MER! greet the grand MILTONIAN TABLEAUX AND THE APOCALYPSE { AT EACIi BEPKKHENTATION. AGAIN TO-NIGHT! AGAIN TO-NIGHT! AGAIN TO-NIGHT! AGAIN N4TIIRDAY AFTERNOON ! DiTVRDtV NIGHT THE LAST! HATI'RDAY NIGHT THE LAST! (^"Admission 35 Cents. Gallery 25 Cents. Doors open at 7 o'clock. To commence ut 7J o’clock. Matinee 15 and 25 Ceuta. March 7, d2t 1) A NO I NG. Mr. A. lTpAPANTI, ANNOUNCES to the subscribers of his evening class that the next term will be Monday Evening, at 7 1-2 o’clock, AT BROWN’S HALL. Mar 9— <12t Allen Mission Festival t The Allen Mission Circle and Sabbath School will hold a SOCIAL FESTIVAL at CHESTNUT STKEET VESTRY) MONDAY EVENING, March 11 tli, the proceeds of which will be appropriated to the ne cessities of the Mission, such as clothing the destitute children, building a Chapel, &c. Oysters, Ice Creams, and other Refreshments will l>e served from 7 to 10 o’clock. Concert from 8 to 84 o’clock. A great variety of useful articles will be ot tered tor sale. Tickets 25 cents; Children 15 cents; to be had of Bailey «& Noyes, and at the door. mch7d4t CITY NOTICES. CITY OF PORTLAND. TO THE ELECTOR* OF THE CITY OF PORTLAND. IN pursuance of warrants from the Mayor and Al dermen of the City of Portland, the Inhabitants thereof, qualified areording to law, will meet in their respective Ward Rooms, on Friday, the Fifteenth day af March lust, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, to give in their votes upon the following question, to wit: “Shall the act passed by ibo Legislature February 27, 1807, and approved February 28th ult., ami entit led “An Act to enable the City of Portland to aid in rebuilding said city,’ be accepted?" Those in ttivorof such acceptance shall have the word YKS written or ^irjntod upon their ballot, and those opixased the word The polls to remain open until four o’clock In the altcruoou, when they shall be closed. The Aldermen of said City will be in session in the Common Council Hoorn, in Market Hall, from nine o'clock A. M. to one o’clock P. M. on each of the threo days next preceding such day of meeting, for the purpose of receiving evidence of the qualification of voters whoee names are not on the lieu of quali fied voters, and for correcting said lists. Per Order, J. M. HEATH, City l lork. Portland, March 7,1807. did STATE OF MAINE lx tiie Year of oub Lord orb thousand EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY SEVEN. Aii Aci to enable lbe city sf Portland to aid In re-bnilding said city* lie it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, as follows: Section 1.—For the purpose ot aiding in rebuild ing said city, so much of which was receutly destroy ed by tire, the city of Portland isautboiized to i sue Its bonds to an amount not exceeding two million of dollars, payable in not exceeding twenty years irorn their date, and bearing an Interest at the rate of six per centum per annum, payable at tho option of tho commissioners in any place in the United States, or payable in England in sterling. Section 2. A board ol tour commissioners, citizens ol said city, shall be appointed by the Mayor and Al dermen of said city. Each of said commissioners shall give bond to the city, in such sum as the May or and Aldermen shall determine, conditioned for the Ihithfiil discharge of his duty as commissioner. They shall receive such compensation jor ' heir ser vices as shall be established by the Mayor and Al dermen. Tho bonds issued by virtue hereof, shall be negotiated by said commissioners, under the di rection oi the Mayor, aud delivered by the city treas urer upon tho wairantof the commissioners. Section 3. The said commissioners, under such general regulations as shall be established from time to time by the Mayor and Aldermen of said city, ahull loan the proceeds of said bonds in a safe and judicious manner, upon mortgages of real estate, for the pur pose of building dwelling houses, stores and build ings in said city of Portland. Section 4. Upon all loans made by said commis sioners under this act, tbe>are hereby authorize;, to charge, take or reserve, a rate ofintersst not exceed ing seven and three-tenths per centum per annum. Section 5. For the purpose of the payment of the bonds issued under this act, a sinking fund shall bs established,to be under the direction ot said commis sioners. Ail payments ot loans, all receipts of inter est above interest paid, alter payment of necessary expenses, aod all other moneys received, excepting from the sale of said bonds, shall be placod to the credit ol said sinking fund. The commissioners shall from time to time at their discretion, invest the monoys on haud, securely, so that they shall be pro ductive ; and the same may be loaned on mortgages of real estate, us provided in secti n three of this act, or invested in the bonds issued under th s act,or any other bonds ot the city of Portland, or of the State of Maine, or of the United States, which securities shall be held for the increase of the sinking fund. And the commis.'ioners may from time to time sell or tiansfer any of said securities. Section 6. Vacancies in the board of commission ers shall be tilled by the remaining or surviving com missioners. Said commissioners, or any of them, shall not bo removable from office, except by the su preme judicial court, in their discietioii. upon com plaint of the mayor and aldermen pt said city, which court is hereby empowered to adjudicate upon said complaint according to the course ot proceedings in equity, aud to pass all proper decrees touching the same. Vacancies thus created shall be tilled as above provided; and as often as any new commissioner or commissioners shall be appointed,the management ot the property then held shall rest by oi»eratTon oflaw in such new commissioner or commissioners, Jointly with the prior commissioners. Section 7. The city treasurer shall have the care and custody of all moneys received from tho sale of bonds, or irorn any other sources, and shall be responsible on his official bond to the city tor tbs sale keeping of the funds thus entrusted to him. He shall also have the care and custody of, and be responsible for oil the securities of the sinking fhnd. He shall pay out and deliver any < t said mon eys or securities only upon the warrant of tlio com missioners. Section 8. The said commissioners shall keep a true record of all their proceedings, and an account of all sums received from the sale of bonds or from any other sources, and the payments made of the same. They shall annually, in the month of Janu ary, report to the city council their proceedings for the year. And their records and accounts, and the accounts and securities of tho sinking fund, shall at all times be open to inspection by the finance com mittee of the city council. Section 9. This act shall not take effect unless accepted by tho legal voters oi said city, at ward meetings duly called, and at least two-thirds ot the voles cast at said meetings shall be necessary lor the acceptance of the act. The return of such meet ings to be made to the alderment of*said city, and aud to be by them declared and recorded. Section li). This act shail take effect and be in force f om and after its approval by the governor, so tar as to empower the legal voters of said city to act upon the a> ceptanco thereof as above provided. If the act shall be accepted as aforesaid, It shall lie In full force. In the House qf Representatives, February 27,1887. This bill having had three several reading*, passed i to be enacted. LEWIS BARKER, Speaker. In Senate, February 27,1867. This bill having had two several readings, passed to be enacted. N. H. BURPEE, Pretident. February 28,1887. Approved, J. L. CHAMBERLAIN, Governor. Office of Secretary of Statb, \ March 2, 1867. | I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy oi the origioal as deposited in this office. JAS. II. COCHRANE, mchSdtd Deputy Secretary of State. HATS AND CAPS! ALL the Spring styles ot HATS and CAPS can now be had at COE A McCALLAR’S, NO. It MARKET SQUARE, mcliHPORTLAND, Mb.dlw Notice. PERSONS clearing the ruins or digging cellars will find a good place to deposit their rubbish on Franklin Wharf. septlOdti S. ROUNDS, Whaifinger. E. C. BURT’S New York Goods! Constantly ou hand and for sale hy T. CURTIS & CO., 62 Milk St., Boston, The only authorized Agents for the sale ot these Hoods in New England. T. C. & CO, Also manufacture the flnert quali ties ot Genta’ Rewed aad Pegged Calf Boots and Shoes l OK EVERY VARIETY. Mart—T. T A S4w* _ Notice to Land Holders. MU O’DUROCHER, Builder, is prepared to take contracts for building, either by JOB or by j DAY WORK. Can furnish First Class workmen an<l material of all description. Residence AMERICAN HOUSE. India Street, Portland. August 17th, 186G aug20dtf EEMt TlLlXEUS. 200 PhTof LiTeb*rl0,,il Pute RaW Bone 50 Tons Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 25 Tons E. K. Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 20 Tons Lloyd 8 Phosphate of Lime. 500 Barrels Lodi Pouilrette. 300 Barrel* Littlefield's Poudrettc. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. U For sale at Mannfitcturer's Prices, hy KENDALL ft WHITNEY. Fch 8, 1*017,_left Minis_ MON EY. Worn and Torn Onrrencv and Greenback* Bought at the Horse R. R- Olficc, by Ja2!UlM_ IW. C. rAI'?K --— Freedom Notice. T hereby relinquish to my “J’^.Irt^Jntuiielw 1 born, thoremaindcro^ h.8 mnn() (> C1°?.I|C' t<'v,^Iltnn°lca<tiiig nor ctaini any of his earnings debts of titaiontrai ting AMOB SANBORN. ftNiptai!F?b.'2«, 1«T. martde<jd3w* •■Wijiiii i;w mtwmtmiiMwaunmsmsmmmta AliCTlON ..AliLN - » 1. __ M. PATTEN A CO., Auciiom-rr., OfHce PIhu near Pare (Hreel. Oroccrics, Dry <>oods Ac., at Auction. ON SA11 KDAY, March 9, at 10 A \i i,* i • nn.i bag. Walnut., box,, ami’bui bn-*’ T, Cigar., Corn Starch, Condentad Milk, Mai’nesre*. Carpet., Feather Beds, guilts. Blanket». Comlort er«. Bitten ami Woolen tiood., Clntliii.g, iiuUti Ware, Cutlery, Show Caws. Sola., Fancy cix,ctl with a variety of other article.. Also at II A. M , a valuable Law Library, consist ing of Maine and Mareachuretta Keixirts, Text Bo, k», Digests, &c.__“iar'.dft E. M. PATTEN Si CO., Aidieewn, i'luui Mtreei. Wooden Building on Center Stree t at Auction. ON SATURDAY, March 3th, at 12 M.,011 dicprem ises, the one storied wooden building °11 thociist erly side of Center, next below Freo utrfOT- Build ing suitable tor a dwelling, or c^al and lumber deal ers office. To l*o removed Mouday following sale. incli7dtd House und Lot at Auction. ON Tuesday, March 12th, at 3 o'clock P, M., at Ferry Village, Cu|m> Elizabeth, we shall sell a New One and u IlnlrMt.cy Al'oodeu IIoum , ost nUXKLI, BTUEHT, Tlio third house from tho corner of Hi#Tt >3reel — The liouso 1. 21 by 31, with a porch 12 by 22. Flniiili ed throughout, with abundance of good water on tlio premire.; pleasantly situated; the houso u,ver occu pied. Tlie lot ia 40 by 80. Title clear. Possession given immediately. HENRY BAILEY & SON March*, dtd__Auctioneers. E. 91. PATTEN A CO., A Mil* wren, ~ PLUM STREET. Grist Mill on Deering’s Bridge at Auction. ON WEDNESDAY, March 20th, at — o’clock, on the premises, (unless previously disposed of at private sale,) will be sold without reserve, the long established Grist Hill on Deering’s Bridge. It is situated on the great thoroughfare into Portland of the best back country travel, and also to supply City trade of Portland, and a good part of Westbrook with Meal and Field Fasti. There are three run of stones, one for Salt, with a Dry Room for same, and Eleva tors for Corn and Salt, and all in good running order. Terms cash. For particulars call on EDW. H. BURGIN, m hdfttd120 Commercial Street. E. H. PATTEN A CO., Aactioaerro, PLUM STREET. Administrator’s Sale. BY virtue of a license from the Hon. Judge of Pro bate for the county of Cumberland, 1 will sell at Rublic vendue, at the Here ha h Is’ Exchange, o. 2 Long Wharf, in Portland, on Tharaday, Hareh 91, 1N07, at II o’clock in the forenoon, the following parts ot vessels belonging to the estate of the late Win. E. Short, of Portland, deceased, viz: One eighth of the schooner Luther Itona. One eighth of the schooner Nellie M. Short. One eighth of tlie schooner Ida L. Howard. One eighth of the schoouer Village Belle. One sixteenth of the schoouer Lottie S. Reed. One sixteenth of tho schooner Adalbert. One sixteenth of the schooner Buouavoutnre. Onothirty-second of the schooner Marcus Hunter. One sixteenth of the brig Caroline E. Kelley. One thirty-gecoud part of the charter of the brig Snow Bird. Unless the same should be disused of previously it private sale. Terms favorable. P. 8. MERRILL, Administrator. Portland, Fob. 20,1867. inch 1 <13w&w3w E. N. PATTEN A CO., Auctioneers and Real Estate Hrakcm, OFFICE PLUM STREET. Fire-Proof Sates for Sale at less than Manufacturers’ Prices. WE have an assortment of New Fire Proof Sales of the celebrated WILDER MAKE, which MUST he SOLD within twenty ilav 8, without rega;.' to coet. They are of various size., thoroughly 1)11 lsheil ami re -on.l to none in the market. Thuw in want oi a reliable Sale, by calling early will lie .uro to get salted. For Bent. The Now Wooden Store on Plum St., now ccu pitHl by us; possession given last of March. Also—Lot ot Land adjoining on Westerly side ibout 50 by 60 feet. Throe (storied Brick Store, No. £04 Fore, foot of Plum Street; possesion given im mediately. For Sale— A desirable building lot on Westerly side of Congress, near Locust .Street, con taining about twelve Hundred (eel. fel*2Pdtf Sale of Timber Lnmls for Bates’ • College. Land Oefic e, I Bangor, March*, 1867.J VTOTICE is hereby given, in pursuance of “ Ke ll solve to carry into efleet chapter two hundred ighty-tour of the Resolves of eighteen hundred six y-four in favor of Bates’ College," approved Febru ary 28, 1867, that townships numbered H, Range 17 did 10 Range 17 W E L S. situated upon the Upper faint John River, excepting the Souihesist quarter >i the last named township, will be ottered tor sale >y public auction tor the beneht of said College, at its Land Office in Bangor, on Wednesday thul 1th lay of Septeml>er next, at 12 o’clock, noon. One third cash and satisfactory noies payable in >n * and two years, secured by mortgage on tho prem ses, will be received in payment. ISAAC R. CLARK, nar8dt8ept 11, Land Agent. JOHN CROCKETT, Aartisseer and Appraiser, (Office with Evans & Bailey) ur7 N03. 1 & 2 FREE STREET BLOCK. tf MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. NT DEWING, Medical Electrician.' 174 MIDDLE SIKKIM, Nearly Oppeaite the (Jailed Slate* Hotel WHERE he would respectfully announce to citizen* ot Portland and vicinity, thwt he s permanently located In this city. During the three years we have been in this cityj we have cured some of the worst torms of disease in persons who have tried other forms of treatment in vain, and curing patients in so short a time that the question is often asked, do they stay cured? To answer this questioi we will say that ail that do not stay cured, we i doctor the second time without charge. Dr. D. has been a practical Electrician for twenty* one years, and is also a regular graduated physufai t Electricity is perfectly adanted to chronic diseases in the formol nervous or sick headache; neuralgia in the head, neck, or extremities; consumption \ln n In the acute stages or where the lungs are not fully Involved; acute or chronic rheumatism scrofula, hip diseases, white swellings, spinal diseases, curvature of the spiue, contracted muscles, distorted limbs, palsy or paralysis, St. Vitas’ Dance, deafness, slam, mering or hesitancy of speech, dyspepsia, indiges tion, constipation and liver complaint, pile*—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures n 1 the chest, and all forms of female complaints. By Electricity The Rheumatic, the gouty, the lame and the lazv leap with joy, and move with the agilliv and ehiiftU - tty of youth; the heated brain is cooled; tho frost, bitten limbs restored, the uncouth deformities re. moved; falntneae converted to vigor, uBgfcnexx to strength; the blind mado to see, the duario bear anil the palsied form to movo upright; the blemishes ol youth are obliterated; the AccifrEJi'rs of mature IHe prevented; the-calamlties ol old a$» obviated aud an active circulation maintained. LADIES Who have cold hanos and leet; weak stomachs, 1am and weak backs; nervous and sick headache; dizii - nose amt swimming In the head, with indigestion and constipation of the bowels; pain In the side amt back; leucorrhuia, (or whites); tailing of the womb with in terual cancers; tumors, polypus, and all that lung train of disease* will lind in Electricity a sure means ol cure. For palnlul menstrual ion, too .. .oiuse menstruation, and all ol those long line of troubles with young ladies. Electricity Is a certain specific, and will, In a short time, restore the sufferer to the vigor of health TEETH 1 TEETH 1 TEETII 1 Dr. D. still continues to Extract Teeth by Elec tricity withoot p ain. Persons having decayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed for reset ting he would give a polite invitation to call. Superltfl Electro Magnetic Ma.hints lor sale tor lauitly use, with thorough instructions. Dr. D. can accommodate a lew patients with board end treatment at his house. Office hours from 8 o'clock A. M. to 12 M.; from to 6 P. M., aud 7 to 9 In the eveniug. Consultation free. novltl PROPOSALS Fm Dredging n New Channel through Shepard’s Psist Shoal and llaliowrll Shoal la the Kennebec Biver, at Hal lowell, Maine* Proposals will be received at this OFFICE, until 10 o’clock A. M., on Tnesday* the ’Jilt h Day of March next, lor dredging a new channel though “Shepard’s Point” and “Hal lowell” Shoals, in Kennebec River, with a view to obtaining a clear channel seven feet deep at low wa ter, and sixty feet wide on the bottom, with Hides having a sloi»e of two tect to one foot rise. The chanuel will first be excavated through Shepard’s Point Shoal, for a distance of about 4fi0 yards, requiring 16,000 cubic yards of excavation, more or less; and afterwards, through Hallowed Shoal, lor a distance of 5*5 vards, requiring 19,000 cubic yards ot excavation, more or less. 1 his amount of excavation may be increased or diminished, as the Engineer in charge may direct, after further ex amination of the river. The material taken from the Shoals is lo be depos ited in the river, in such manner a may bo required by tlio Engineer in charge, and in such locfiitics as may be designated by him, not exceeding CoD yards in distance from Shepard’s Point, nfeoveand below it. In making proposals, bidders must state the price per cubic yard at' excavation, with the understand ing that the work executed is to be ascertained by measurement of the channel after dredging; and, ot such excavation only as has been acinally made to obtain tbe required dimensions: with the under standing, also, that the price stated is to include the depositing of the material taken out, in such locali ties a--ma v be designated, within the limits above n*rhe work must bo commenced as soon as such op erations are practicable, and be completed on or l>e toje the 26th of November next. Each proposal must be accompanied bv a written gu arantee signed by two responsible perffens, in the required torm, that the bidder will, when called on. If his proposal be accepted, enter into a contract and bond, with good, and sufficient s curtty (the sureties and their places of residence to be named in the pro posal) for the true and laithtul performance ol his contract. The contract w>11 be awarded to the low est responsible bidder, and bo subject ed the approv al of the Secretary of War. The undersigned, however, reserves the right to exclude Iho bids of any persons who, there is reason to believe, will not faitlitnlly and promptly perform the contract; also, any informal bids. n*wo l as those that are above a rc ponsible price for the work, and no member of Congress, officer or ajrcnt Government, nor any person employed*** «P ,ou_ service, shall be admitted to any^J"* ^ con tract, or any benetti which VfL'J,‘n.tulhninis; the Payments will be !bron«h Shop first on the completion <>t tn r ^ the conip|etjon ard’s Point Shoal, and th®- to ^ rtwrVed from of the whole work—* I,1®? - whole wo/k is finished, the first payment, unt» tol the non-fulfilment and to be forfellod *® • ftnj ,UJUiner as therein of the contract t« toe w required. i0 nlftVe proposals, will please call Persons dos ing ^ h|H ^ ^ ,n Mortg|1 Block on ou the unVjyoef lor forms of same, and tnr more det { ^^nitaiou. If desired; and, on transmitting ^i. will endorse thereon “ Proi»06&ls for Improve 1 ont’oi Kennebec river.” uient0 GEO. THOM, Lt.Col. Corps of Eng’rs, Bvt. Col. C. 9. A. n S. Engineer Office, I Portland, Me., Feb. 2*2,1867. I feb22 eodtd ___ Steam Engine for Sale. AT the Brick Yard of *h!’ A Co., (00 homo l«w,1r> lt,.i .wii Sld tia l!m SMST"*® be sold low It applied for at W^i, nr 1RA BrISIeY, No. » Washington Street, Boston, mchldlw