Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 14, 1867, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 14, 1867 Page 3
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LATEST NEWS by telegraph to the PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. -----.-• Thursday Morning, March 14, 1867. •----— XLTH CONGRESS—FIRST SESSION Washington, March 13. SENATE. Various reports from committees were re ceived; among others one by Mr. Morgan, from the Committee on Joint Resolutions, directing a survey for a ship canal between 1 ..ike Erie aud Lake Ontario, which was passed. _ Mr. Trumbull introduced a resolution inquir ing of the Secretary of the Treasury bow many persons are employed in the assessment ot di rect ta-ves iu the reliel States, boiv much is paid to them, and whether their services cannot be dispensed with. Agreed to. Mr. Trumbull, from the Judiciary Commit tee, reported a substitute lor the House supple inentary bill to the reconstruction bill, and asked immediate consideration ot the same; but Mr. Howard objecting, it goes over under the rules. The first section provides for registration be fore the 1st of September, in each district, of all male citizens of the United States of legal age, resident in each county or parish in the State or States, or included in the district which registration shall be made under direc tmii ot the commanding General, and included uuder those uersons who are qualified to vote for delegates by the act of March 2d, aud who shall have taken and subscribed to tlie follow ing oath or affirmation: “I do hereby solemnly swear or affirm that I am excluded from the right to vote by the 5th and titli sections of said act to provide for the more efficient govern ment ut the rebel States; that 1 will support the Constitution and obey the laws of the United States, that I will to the best jf my ability eneourage all others to do the same. So hedp me God;” which oath or affirmation may be administered by any registering officer. Section second provides tor the election of such delegates at such times as the command ing General shall direct, of which at least thir ty days public notice shall he given, to a con vention for the purpose of establishing a con stitution aud civil government for such State, loyal to the Union. The said convention in each State, except Virginia, to consist of the same number of members as the most numer ous branch of the State Legislature iu such States iu 1800; to be apportioned among the several districts, counties or parishes of such States, by the commanding General; giving to each representative in the ratio of voters reg istered as iMirly as may be. In Virginia, the convention shall consist of the same number of delegates, as represented iu the territory now constituting Virginia, in the most numerous branch ot the Legislature of said State in 1850; to be apportioned as aforesaid. oecuou mini provmes U1;U me comuianumg General in each ilistrict shall appoint officers, not exceeding three in each election ilistrict, to make registration, superintend elections aud make returns to him of votes, lists of persons electee as delegates, &e. It also provides for the opening of reports by the commanding General, and notification to delegates to assem ble in convention, the time aud place to be mentioned in the notification. The convetion when organized shall first determine by vote whether it is the wish of the people of the State to frame a constitution and civil government according to the provisions of the act of March 2d; anil if so, they shall proceed to frame such constitution, which shall ho submitted for rat ification to persons registered, at an election to be held at the expiration of thirty days from date of notice thereof, to be given bv said con vention; aud the returns thereof shall he made to the commanding General of the district. Section fourth provides that if the constitu tion is ratified by a majority of resideut voters, the President of the convention shall transmit a copy of the same, duly certified, to the Pres ident of the United States, who shall forthwith transmit the same to Congress, if then in ses sion ; if not in session, then immediately upon its next assembling; and if accepted by Con gress the State shall be declared entitled to representation, and Seuators aud Representa tives shall he admitted therefrom as provided ;u tiie act of -March 2d. Section tilth provides that all elections held under this aet and that of March 2d, shall be by ballot; and all officers making registration and conducting the elections, shall, before en tering upon the discharge of their duties, take and subscribe an oatti faithfully to perform the duties of office, and tire oath prescribed by the act approved duly 2, lHiig, entitled au act to prescribe an oath of office. Section sixth provides lor the payment of ex penses incurred by the commanding General. Section seven provides that the Convention shall prescribe for salary and compensation to be paid delegates and other officers and agents, aud shall provide for the levy and collection of such taxes on property, in such State, us may be necessary to pay the same. Air. Wilson called up the joint resolution introduced by him yesterday in relation to the claims due colored soldiers, provided that the same shall be paid through the Commissiouer of Freedinen’s affairs into tire Freedmen’s Sav ings and Trust Co. After debate the hill was recommitted to the Military Committee. Air. Henderson introduced a resolution for the appointment of a Committee of three to examine aud report upon the conduct ot the Printing Bureau of the Treasury .department, whether the same can lie dispensed with or its expenses lessened, anil whether the safeguards are sufficient to protect the interests of the gov ernment. Agreed to. Air. Harlan introduced a bill in relation to treaties with Indian tribes, which provides that hcreaiter the latter shall not be recognized as independent nations, but may be regarded as domestic municipal orgauiza ions, with whom contracts may be made on behalf ol the Unit ed .States, subject to the approval of Congress before taking effect. Referred to the Commit tee on 1 ndian Affairs. At 1.45 P. AI. the Senate took an executive session, and soon after adjourned. HOUSE. After unimportant business the House went into Committee of the Whole on the joint re solution presenting thanks, etc., to George Peabody, which was ordered to be reported to the House. The Senate joint resolution for the relief of destitute in the Southern and Southwestern States was taken up. Air. Banks ottered au amendment setting aside $50,000 of the amount lor distribution of seeds among the destitute people of the South by the Commissioner of the Freedmen’s Bu reau. Air. Miller moved to make the amount $75, 000. Messrs. Wood aud Chattier opposed the meas ure, the former declaring that there was no such destitution at the South as was represent ed, and the latter denouncing it as a political measure, anil intended to perpetuate the Freed jneu’s Bureau. Air. Butler offered a substitute, which was to strike out all after the enacting words, aud in sert a provision appropriating $1,000,009, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, in relieving the widows and children of Union soldiers starved to death in the rebel prisons of Audersonville, Saulshury, Libby, Melleii anil Belle Isle. He declared that tie believed in the principle of lieiug just before lieiug generous,and that until the Government was able to make some provision tor those to whom his substitute alluded,he was not for put ting his hand into the pockets of the already oVfc.r"faxed North in order to be generous to the iu;-taxed South. lie hail supplied for many months i. New Orleans, food to the starving wives and children of rebel soldiers, hut in order to do so he hail not drawn a dollar lrom the Government, but had taxed the rich of the South to feed the poor of the South, aud he was willing to go as far as the farttierest in that direction. Ill opposing the measures, he referred to the recent appropriation iiy the Alis sissippi Legislature of $20,1 JO for the trial of Jett' Davis, which would never take place. Mr. Boyer asked Air. Butler whether he thought that a reason for deuying aid to starv ing women and children. Mr. Butler replied that the Government could only deal with the people as communi ties, not as individuals. The debate was further continued at length, and was participated in by Messrs. Bingham, Randall and Mungerin advocacy of the appro priation, aud by Messrs. Butler and Covode in opposition. Finally, without disposing of the subject the committee rose and reported I auk two bills, which were passed, one being a vote of thanks to George Peabody. Air. Banks introduced a bill to more effectu ally preserve the neutral relations of the Unit ed States, which was referred to the Commit tee on Foreign Affairs. The House then adjourned. Gcal- Schofield Ammiiiiicm Command Richmond, Va., March 13. Gen. Schofield to-day issued an order assum ing command of the Disti ict of Virginia. He says all the officers under Ihe existing provis ional government will continue to perform the duties of their respective offices according to law, unless otherwise directed in individual cases, until their successors are elected under the act of Congress. He says it is desirable that the military power be exercised only so far as it is necessary to ac complish tlio objects! for which it was con ferred, anil appeals to the people, especially civil officers, to render the necessity for it« ex ercise as slight as possible by strict obedience to the laws, and the impartial administration of justice to all classes. Fenian itleeiingM. New York, March 13. The Fenian mass meeting took place in Union Square to-night as previously announced, but it was not very large or enthusiastic. It was addressed by a number of the prominent lead ers and resolutions were adopted pledging the support of the various circles in this vicinity to the men in.the field in Ireland. Cure ago, March 13. The Fenian State Convention to-day passed resolutions endorsing Roberts* pledge that the Fenians of this State would co-operate in aid ing the men in the field. The resolutions also express a determination to support the men in the field in Ireland, and call oil the brotherhood to contribute their money only to Fenian cir cles, thus ensuring its being legitimately used. An address will l*e issued. The convention having completed its labors adjourned. Arrival of Nteamrrft. New York, March lz. Tl»e steamship Denmark, trom Liverpool, has arrived. News anticipated. Tl»e steamship Oaean Queen, from Aspin wall, has also arrived. She hr ings $24.5,000 in specie. , _ „ Xork, Marc h 13. The steamer Gulf Stream from St. Thomas, has arrived, bring the mate of Danish bark CUustian. which was sunk by collision with the steamer North American, Jan 23d, off Sandy Hook, making the total number of lives saved six. . Cold Wrnlktr. Milwaukee, ’March 13. To-day lias been the coldest of the season. At St. Paul, Minn., the thermometer was 2.1 degrees below zero, and at La Crosse, and in this city it was 12 degress be low zero this morn ing. , WASHINGTON. Change of Time for Assessment of Taxes. The Act for the Government of the Re el States. Washisgtos. March It The Senate to-day confirmed the nomination of I aran Stevens, of Boston, as United States at the Paris exposition. .. 2i“e Correspondent Press Club celebrated their organization to-niglit by a banquet. Ammig the invited guests were Speaker Col ntx, (senator Anthyny, of Rhode Island, and Hon. James Brooks, of New York. . f ho recent Act changing tho time of assess ing the annual taxes from May to March, does not affect the time for which special taxes are payable, commences and ends May 1st, as heretofore, although returns and assessments are made earlier. Congress will adjourn or take a recess imme diately alter the Supplementary Reconstruc tion bill shall become a law. Of this there is no doubt, even if the President shall veto it, which seems certain. Meml.irs of Congress think they will not be detained beyond next week. The general opinion is that a recess will be trken until Octolier, in order to afford time to see whether the President has executed the Reconstruction Act, the subject of which the House Committee on Judiciary will take cog nisance in connection with that of impeach ment. (leu. Grant, in general orders No. 10. pub lishes to-day for the information and govern ment of all concerned, the Act to provide for tlie more efficient government of tho rebel (States, and concludes as follows: In pursu ance of this Act the President directs the fol lowing assignments to be made: First Dis trict,—the (State of Virginia, to be command ed by Brev. Maj. Geu. J. U. Schofield, head quarters at Richinoud, Va. Second District, consisting of North Carolina and South Caro lina, to be commanded by Maj. Gen. D. E. Sickels, headquarters at Columbia, S. C. Third District, consisting of the States of Georgia Florida, and Alabama, to be commanded by Maj. Geu. G. H. Thomas, headquarters at Montgomery, Ala. Fourth District, consisting of the States of Mississipni and Arkansas, to be commanded by Brevet Maj. Gen. J. O. C. Ord, headquarters to be at Vicksburg, Miss. Filth District, consisting of the States of Louisiana and Texas, to! _> commanded by Maj. Gen. P. H. Tberidan, headquarters at New Or leans, La. The powers of department com manders are hereby delegated. MEXICO. Gen. Lawez to Make a Junction with Coroan a s’ Army. Capture of Orizaba by the Liberals. _ Washington, March 13. The following is an extract from a letter re ceived to-day via New Orleans: Vera Cruz, March 1.—The Liberals under Sa lerdo, Gonzales and Rodcnguez have taken Orizaba and Cordova. The Imperialists re treated for this city, blit it is thought they will all desert before they reach Vera Cruz. They are very much afraid of yellow fever. Gen. Alatone is about Puebla. Gen. Benu nedes is three leagues lrom this city, with a large force. He expects to occupy Vera Cruz when it is abandoned by the French. New Orleans, March 12. Matamoras advices of the 7tb inst say that dates were received the previous evening by stage irom the interior of Mexico to the 28th ult. At Queretaro on that day a strong col umn under the command of the Emperor Max imillian, marched upon the position occupied by the Northern Republican army. The Lib eral Gen. Lawez was to make a junction with Corona’s army in Zelata. Gen. Perforio was near Puebla, which place was occupied by the imperialists under Galviz. It was thought that the expected battle between Maximillian and the Liberals would take place before the 8th or 10th inst. Advices from Brazos of the 7th inst, say that Cortinas is reported at the river with a decreas ing force, mostly Americans. The other for eigners, except four, have deserted from him. Report says he has only 05 men. EUROPE. NEWS BY THE C A H I. E • Dublin, March 12, P. M. Arrests of Fenians are being made in all parts of the country, and large quantities of arms have been seized by the police. A dis patch from Cork stales that a detachment has been sent in pursuit of a large number ot in surgents, who were reported to have gathered in the vieinity of Matlow junction, an import ant railway centre in the county of Cork. Vienna, March 12, P.M. The Emperor of Austria left this city to-day on a visit to the Hungarian capital. Southampton, March 12, P. M. The steamship Baltic, from New York, touch ed at this port this afternoon, and after land ing her English mails and passengers, sailed for Bremen. Great Freshet an the Ohie Rivet. Cincinnati, March 13. Reports received from below this city rep resent great destruction of property by flood in many places. Between New Albany and Evansville the river is thirty miles wide.— Thousands of cattle, sheep and hogs have been drowned, and vast quantities of grain lost. The country is covered with floating stacks of hay, wheat and oats. Nearly all the steamboat landings are under water and boats cannot make their landings. Shawneetown is com pletely inundated m the lower part. In this city and in Covington hundreds of houses are under water. Call of the Fenian Senate. New York, March 13. The Senate of the Fenian Brotherhood of the Roberts wing, has been called to meet next Tuesday, to take action on the present condi tion of the Irish national movement. It is au thoritatively stated that the Senators and the organization they represent will fulfil the prom ises made by President Roberts, to lend all the aid in their power to the Irish Republicans in the field. Frnin the Sandwich Islands. San Francisco, March 13. Advices from the Sandwich Islands to Feb. 23d. have been received. The government has authorized the Minister of Finance to depreciate the Spanish reals and the English sixpence to the value of ten cents, American currency. The islands have been visited with an abun dance of rain. A number of cases of curiosities, intended for the tParis exposition, have been received, and, with those previously forwarded, are ex pected to fill the apartment alloted to Hawaii an products. Powder Mill Explosion-Freshet. Cincinnati, March 12. The loss by the explosion of the powder mills near Xenia, Ohio, yesterday, is estimated at *10,000. The Commercial’s Knoxville dispatch says it is estimated that the late flood damaged East Tennessee over *2,000,000. Over 230 persons were washed out of their homes in Knoxville. The damage to farming interests is very heavy. Many farmers lost their houses, barn's, grain and stock. Base Ball Clnba. Hartford, Conu., March 13. At a Convention of the Base Ball Clubs of this State, in this city to-day, at which about 30 Clubs were represented, a vote was passed terming a State Association. The ('barter Oak Club, of this city, arc unan imously recognized as the Champious of thi State by the Association. Tiie first annual meeting will be held in New Haven on the first Wednesday of November. Washington Correspondence. New York, March 13. The Post’s Washington special says that Bev erdy Johnson has received advices from the South, to the effect that prompt reconstruction under the new law is certain. Orders to the district commanders will not be issued until the supplemental bill becomes a law. Republican Meeting. Norwich, Conn., March 13. At a meeting of the Republicans in this city to-night speeches were made by Gov. Hawley, Judge Pitkin of Louisiana, H.H. Starkweath er, the Republican candidate for Cougress in this District, and others. The meeting was large and enthusiastic. ftreal Ri*e in tbe River. Louisville, Ky., March 13. The river here rose nine inches during the the 14 hours ending at 8 o’clock this morning. It is now within four feet of the rise in 1847, and within five feet of the rise of 1832, anil continues to rise at the rate of one inch per hour. Nevada Legialalare. . , San Francisco, Mareli 13. • A telegram from Carson City says the Gov ernor will call an extra session of the Nevada Legislature, to meet on the 15th inst., for tbe purpose of passing a revenue law. National Malm,. Hartford, Conn., Mar 13 The Republicans of this city tired a Nation al Salute of 37 guns this afternoon. OVer the Republican victory in New Hampshire. Breach ia Ibe Moaad Ciiy Levee. Cairo, III., Mar 13. The levee near Mound City broke this morn ing. The breach is about 40 feet wide and 6 inches deep. The citizens arc doing all they can to prevent any inundation of the town. Heavy Bobbery. Troy, N. Y.. March 13. E. Marks jewelry store was robbed to-day of a box of diamonds valued at *25,000. No clue to the robber. THE MARKET#. Financial. NEW SOUK, March 13. Money is moderately active, tint the supply is abun s'1'. The eeneral rale for call loans iB0 (^7 percent. Uold opend firm at 134j. Governments securities are quiet hot firm. Tbe Stock msrket is firmer with a lair demand. New Verb Market. _ .. . New Yobk, March 13. Cotton-more active and firmer; sales 5,000 bales; Middling uplands at 30c. Flour—15 @ 26c higher and more active! sa'es 4,200 *"1?- St^.e at 8 86 @ 11 76; Round hoop Ohio 10 90 ^ ,yS’-,We8teru at 8 65 @ 12 40; Southern Bales at 10 35 @ 16 50. Wheat—3 @ 5c higher; sales 56 000 bush ; No. 1 Chicago Spring ai 2 471; No. 2 Milwaukee at 2 29J @ 23J4. White Canada at 3 25. Com—active, excited and 3 @ 4c higher; sales 216, M0 bush. Mixed Western at 112 @ 115. Oats—1 @ 2c higher; sales 77,000 bush. Western at 62 >w 65c. State at 70c. Beel^sleady. Pork—lower and irregular; sales new mes at 22 50. Whiskey—quiet. Groceries—dull. Molasses—dull. Naval Spires—quiet and nnchangod. Petroleum—dull; sales crude at 10; Refined bonded at 25 @ 27c. Tallow—quiet; salesl21,000 10g@ llge. Wool—firm with a tair demand; sales 2»U,500 lbs. at 48 o 70e tor domestic lleece; 50c for pulled; 25 to) 32c f ir Texas; 95 @ 1 05 for Noel; 37 @ 42c for Cape; 20c forMestlaa, and 43c for Australian.! Freights Pi Liverpool—declining; Cotton j @7-16d per stoauior, and 9-16 @ |d pjr sailing vessel. t'bicago Markets. Chicago, March 13. Flour firm and holders demand an advance, sales show that prices are unchanged. Wheat—large spec ulative inoulry for No. 2 at 1 67 @ 2 00, closing firm at I 9J; nothing doing in other grades, corn active and higher with large sales at 80 @ 81e for No. 1, and 72 for No. 2. Oats tinner; sales at 45 M 45gc for No. 1, fresh receipts. Provisions quiet but not quotably lower. Mese !»rk nominal at 21 00. ,Sweet pickled bams firm at 12>c. Dry salted shoulders 8c lor loose. Lin! quiet at 124c. Receipts—2.200 bbls. flour, 6,000 centals wheat 10,000 centals com, 1,000 centals oats, 3200 hogB. Ship ments—3,000 bbls. flour, 2,800 centals wheat, 7,000 centals com. Cincinnati Markets. .. Cincinnati, March 13. Flour little inquiry and prices weukl trade brands II 50 @13 50; lancy brandB 14 00 @ 16 00. Wbeat dull; sales No. 1 Spring at 2 50; No.l Winter at 2 87. Cora steady at 62c for No. 1 in elevator. Oats quiet; Bales at 52c for No. 1 in elevator. Rye firmer; sales at 1 30. Barley unchanged. Provisions—mess pork in fair demand at 21 50 lor city pac ked. Bulk meals firmer; sales 300,000 at 72 71 lor shoulders, 82 for yacked; 7J^ 9| for loose sides; 11 for clear sides; Baeon firmer; shoulder 91: sides 10]; clear rib life; clear sides 122- Lard he ^ at 122 lor country and city, with buyers at jc less. Money unchanged. Exchange dull at bar buying. Commercial—Per Cable. London, March 12, Evening. Consols closed at 904 for money. American Securities.—The following are the closing prices of American securities: Erie Railway shares 40. Illinois Central shares 774 ex-div. Unit ed States 5-20’s 744. Liverpool, March 12, Evening. The Cotton market continued quiet, but closed firmer at present quotations; Middling uplands 13d; Middling Orleans I3$d; sales 8,000 bales. Manchester, March 12, Evening. The market is steadier without improvement in prices. Paris, March 12, Evening. United States 5-20 bonds sold at 84. Liverpool, March 12, Evening. Brcadstuffs firm and strong. Corn 38s for Mixed Western. Oats—American and Canadian 3s fid. Produce—Ashes 33s for pots. American red Clover Seed 56s 6d. London, March 13, Noon. Consols for money opened at 914. American Securities.—The following are the current quotations for American Securities: Illinois j Central Railroad Shares 78. Erie Railroad shares ; 394. United States 5-20’s advanced to 74$. Liverpool, March 13, Noon. The Cotton market to-day opens firm and with more activity; sales 10,000 bales; prices advanced |d. The quotations are as follows: Middling uplands at 13d; Middling Orleans 13£d. Bread studs—The mar ket is generally firm. Oats 3s 2d per 45 lbs. for American and Caanda. Provisions—The market is firm and articles r?e generally unchanged in price. Tallsw 43s 61. Produce—Linseed Oil advanced to 39b. Resin declined to 9s & cwt. for common Wil mington, and 85s for fine. — • iamb ridge Market* Cambridge, March 12. Receipts—Cattle, 660; Sheep and Lambs, 3323; Horses, none; Swine, none. Prices, lieef Cattle—Extra, $13 00 @ 14 00; first quality, $1150 @ 12 50; second quality, $10 25 @ 10 75; third quality, $9 50 @ 10 00. Prices of Store Cattle—Working Oxen, pair, $150, $200, $250 @$300. Milch Cowb and Calves from $45, $55. $75, $100 @ $ 125. Yearlings $20 @ 30; two years old $40 @ 55; three years old $60 @ 75. Prices of Sheep and Lambs—In lots $3 50, $4 00 @ $4 25, $4 50 each; extra $5 00 @ $10 00, or from 44 (m 10c i* ft. Hides 8 @ 9c. Tallow 7 @ 7£c » Jb. Pelts $1 @ $1 50each. Calfskins 17 @ 20c lb. N. B. Beef—Extr a and first quality includes noth ing but the best large, fat, stall-fed Oxen; second quality includes the best grass-fed Oxen, the best stall-fed Cows, and the best three year old Steers; ordinary consists of Bulls and the refhsc of lots. Sheep—Extra includes Cossets, and when those of inferior quality are thrown out of the lot. Cattle—Tlie supply of Cattle at market but a trifle larger than last week, of which numbers more than one half came from the West; a portion came direct ly from Chicago, and the balance from Alban v, N. Y., driven from Brighton. The quality was generally good. Market active and prices unchanged troin last week. Sheep—The bulk of the Sheep were sold ont early, and there was a marked advance in the price of Sheep and Lambs of corresponding qualities equal to ]c lb. More Sheep and Lambs ot' superior quality than usual, and prices of the same correspondingly high.— Receipts neariy 1100 less than last week, which is probably the reason of the advance. New York Alack Market. New York, March 13. Stocks—The market Is very active. American Gold.134£ U. S. Five-Twenties, coupons, 1862.1092 U.S. Five-Twenties, coupons,1864... _ — U. S. Five-Twcnt Ics^o^*—*nvo,..107| B. S. iTiB^u^ciitieSTcoupons new issue.1064 . S. Ten-Forties, coupons.97# U. S. Seven-Thirties, 1st series.105f U. S. Seven-Thirties, 2d series.1054 U. S. Seven-Thirties, 3d series.105* Missouri Sixes.964 Canton Company.. 48| Western Union Telegraph,.42 New York Central,.1033 Erie,. 59J Erie preferred. 71 Hudson.136 Reading.101£ Michigan Central,.107 @ 109 Michigan Southern,. 73J Illinois Central,.115 Cleveland & Pittsburg.812 Chicago & Rock Island.964 Pacific Mail.124 American Express.60 Bostou Stock LiNt, Sales at the Brokers* Board, March 13. American Gold. 131| United States Coupon Sixes, 1881. 109 United States 7 3-lOfbs, 1st series. I054 “ 2d series. 1054 u 3d series. I05J “ small. 105 United States 5-20s. 1865. 1074 “ small. 1084 “ July, 1865...-. 106} “ small. 1074 “ 1865. 107k United States Ten-forties. 971 Boston and Maine Railroad. 132 Eastern Railroad. 109 Western Railroad.:. 139 Clove Anodyne. THAT remarkable specific for Toothache and its associated neuralgias, prepared by us only, can now be furnished to consumers or to the trade in quantities lo suit, at our establishment, 348 CONGBE88 NTREBT, ma!2d3t J. R. LUNT & CO. Great Reduction in Price Boots and Shoes. C. F. MOULTON, 390 Congress Street, Will Mil BmIn BBd §hoefl ■! the following LOW BRICES! * Former Men’s calf tap-sole Opera Boots, Plumer price. patent last, $*.00, $0.50 Mon’s do do whole leg do do do 5.00, 6.50 “ buff “ Opera “ “ “ 3.50, 5.00 “ kip “ “ 3.50, 500 “ thick Shoes, 1.50, 2.00 u Opera Slippers, 1.25, 2.25 “ Arctic Overshoes, first quality, 2.50, 3.25 Ladies' doubled-sole Serge Bal. and Con. Boots, 1.75, 2 50 Ladies'single do do Con. without tips, 1.40, 2,25 ** do ** *• silk gore, 1.50, 2.50 “ “ “ “ slim 3 & 4, 1.25, 2.75 “ “ •« Goat Bal. 3 & 4, 1.00, 2.25 tf double “ Glove kid Cong.3 & 4, 2.00, 4.00 “ Le v Bal. tipped. 1.25, 2.00 Children's gr copper tipped, sizes 5 to 8, 00, 1.16 5^* Persons wishing to purchase Boots ami Shoes, are respectfully invited to cidl and examine tor themselves, as we are determined not to be un dersold. mar8d2w Elmwood Nursery, TkiaMidc Waadfard’s ferarr, Weaibrook. T>REBLE Street Cars pass the Nursery every forty I 1 minutes. A good collection of Hardy, Green liana* mud B*ddian Plant* may always be found at the above place and at rea sonable rates. Wreaths, Crosses, Bouquets and Cut Flowers furnished at short notice. Particular attention paid to preserving and ar ranging Funeral Flowers. P. O. Address Box 1702, Portland, Me. mchiadlw*_C. F. BRYANT. Profitable and Safe Business GRIST MILL. DEEM KG'S BRIDGE. THE subscriber offer* lor sal.’ till* long established GKIMT illll.C. It is situated on the great thoroughfare into purl land of the best hack country travel, and also to supply Citv trade of Portland, and a good jiarl ol West brook With Meal and Feet], There are 3 run of stones—one lor salt with a Dry Boom lor same, and Elevators for Corn anil Salt—all In good running or der and now occupied, but will lie vacated, having built a New Mill in Falmouth. If not sold, a thor ough Miller with some capital can have an opportu nity to run it on joint account. Apply to EDWARD H. BURGIN, feb23 deodtf »*» C-s-ercin. St. 384 CONGRESS STREET. a. e. Haskell & co., Dealers in Provisions and Groceries, AT LOWEST CASH PRICES, feblSdlm _ _PORTL ANI i.Mk. Corn. Corn. ■4 K BUSHELS old liigli mixed and 1i/,V7vM 7 Southern Yellow Com. High mixeil7now landing. For sale by E. H. BURGIN At CO., mchlldtf 120 Commercial Street. MISCELLANEOUS Blindness Deafness, -and Catarrh l During i>r. carpenter’s late visit to Port laud which closed Feb. 1st, so great a number of persons deferred consulting him until the latt er part ot his stay, that many were unable to do 1 so, hut time being fully occupied. To accommodate those and others desirous of consulting him he Returned to Portland March 1st, And can be conNollcd at the C. N. Hotel vntil April Ixt, upon all diseases of the Eye, Ear, Throat — AND — As usual. And he would advise those intending to avail themselves of his services to call early as con venient. I>r. C. can refer to many patients in Portland and vicinity, who have been cured orbenetitted under his treatment, who do not wish their names made public, but are willing to converse with those interested. dT'Consultation at office Free, but lotters must contain one dollar to ensure an answer. Office hours, Sunday excepted, 9 to 12, 2 to 5, and 6} to 7$ o’clock. __ feb2;kllm* CERTIFICATES. TcMtinaoninl of A. K. Grrruough, Enq. I was affiictcd with Catarrh so badly tliat I had a continual pain in my head, eyes verj weak, was fast loosing my memory, head was so confused that I was bitally unfit for business and general health fast tail ing. I applied to Dr. Carpenier in 18ti5 and ids rem edies cured me. 1 remain a well man. A. K. GllEENOUGH, Proprietor of National House, Bangor, Me. Certificate of Capt. Shutc of Portia* d. Portland, Jan. 3,1867. I suffered from deafness eight years. Was under treatment at the Ear Infirmaries of Boston, New York and Philadelphia, without receiving benefit; but knowing of cases worse than mine, that Dr. Car penter cured, I was induced to apply to him. On ex amination the Dr. was not cure he could cure me, ! but would do the best he could. A course ol his treatment has restored me to my natural hearing. Any person desiring to see me can do so on board of hark “ Isaac Carver,” Union Wharf, Portland. ALONZO L. SHUTE. TeMliaMouy of lion. X. Collins. Union, Me. Dr. Carpenter, Dear Sir,—Learning you are in Portland, 1 write for the purpose of informing you that the hearing of mysoii, Leroy Z. Collins, re mains pertectly good. You will remember that in March 1*65, you relieved him of dealhess of fifteen years’ standing, which had increased to that extent that he was obliged to leave his stiubes and went to a trade. He is row at the Theological Seminarv, Bangor, where he has resumed his studies, which without your assistance, he never could have done’ May vc u live long, prosper in your profession, and es pecially cause the deat to hear, is the desire of Yours, very gratcfuHv, Z. COLLINS. Certificate nf Mr. A, B. Blnut, Portland. This may certify that Dr. Carpenter, now at the ' United States Hotel, has cured me ot deafness and discharges of the head of 17 years’ standing. I had been doctored by many eminent physicians without 1 relief. Any person interested can see me at Messrs. Blunt & Foss,’ Middle Street. A. G. BLUNT. Portland, Me., Jan. 14, 1867. Hundreds of Certificates received in this State can be seen at the Dr’s Office. iar6 Afau de Magnolia.—The prettiest thiug, the sweetest thing,” 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 aiul intlamation, and is a nec essary companion in the sick room, in the nursery and ui>cii the 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 fill Broadway six feet high from the Park to 4th street. Drake's uianutactoiy is one of the iusti tutious in New York. It is said iliatDrake painted all the rocks in the Eastern Suites with his cabalistic “S. T.—1*60—X.,” and then got the old granny legis lators to pass a law “preventing disfiguring the lace 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 arc* used by all classes of the community, and arc death on Dyspepsia—certain. They are very invigorating when languid and week, and a great appetizer.” Sarato a pring Water, sold by all Dru ggists. “In lifting from the fire I scalded mysel j (severely—one hand almost to a crisp. The tor ture was unbearable. * * * The Mexican Mus tang Liniment relieved the rain almost immediately. It healed rapidly aiul left very little scar. Chas. Foster, 420 Broad street, Philadelphia.” This is merely a sample of what the M usumg Lini ment will do. it is invaluabe in all cases ol wounds, swellings, sprains, cuts, bruises, spavins, etc., either upon man or beast. Bewaie of counterfeits. None is genuine uidess wrapped in the steel-plate engravings, bearing the signature of G. W. Westbrook, Chemist, and the pri vate stamp ot Demis Barnes Co, New York. Saratoga Spring W a ter, sold by till Druggists All who value a valuable head of hair, and its pres ervation from preina-ture baldness aiul turning grey will not lail to use Lyon’s celebrated ivutharion. It makes the hair rich, soft ami glossy, eradicates dand ruff, aiul causes the liair to grow with luxuriant beauty. It is sold everywhere. E. Thomas Lyon, Chemist, N. Saratoga Spring: Water, Bold by all Druggists. What Did It? A young lady returning to her country* home after a sojourn of a lew months in New York, was hardly recognized by her friends. In place of a rustic tlushed lace, she had a soft ruby complex ion of almost marble smoothness, and instead of 23, she really appeared but 17. She told them plainly she used Aagan’s Magnolia Balm, and would not bo without it. Any lady can improve her appearance very rnueh by using this article. It can be ordered of any druggist for 5W cents Saratoga Spring: Water, sold by all Druggists. Heimstrcct’s inimitable Hair Coloring has l»een steadily growing in tbvor ior 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 eertliu in its results, pro motes its growth, and is a beautiful Hair Dressing, Price 50 cents and $1.00. Sold by ail dealers. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. Lyon’s Extract of Pure Jamaica Ginger— for Indigestion, Nausea, Heartburn, Sick Headache, Cholera Morbus, &c., where a warming, genial stim ulant is required. Its careful preparation and enlire purity makes it a cheap aud reliable tirticle lor culi nary purposes. Sold everywhere at 50 cents per bot tle. Saratoga Spring Water, sold by all Druggists. __ 11 June 14, *66—eod&wly Proposals for Construction Material. „ . Office Treasurer . National Asylum for Disabled Voluntcr Soldiers, / (Eastern Branch.] Augusta, Maine, March 5th, 1867. J SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this Office until Monday March 25, 1867, for lurnisli i g 40,oo0 feet Hard Pine flooring boards, clear, planed, joined and matched, 6-sin. thick, not more lhau 6 inches wide nor less than 4 inches wide, equal width at both emts; lengths 15 in. 16 feet ; 15 m. 20 feet; 10 m. 24 teet. lo.OOO Clapboards, clear pine, planed 90.000 Shingle.', clear pine, one half shaved, one halt sawc«. 15.000 feet white pine boards, sound, 1 inch thick. 5.000 feet white pine boards, clear, planed, one in li thick. 20.000 feet white pine plank, sound. 5000 feet Dimension, one-fourth pine, three fourths spruce. 10000 Laths, pine, 1 4 inches. 1000 square yards Tarred Roofing Paper. 20000 Bricks, best weather. ho (.’asks Lime. 600 running feet Granite Underpinning 5 inches thick, 15 inches high. 3000 ll»s. Nails assorted. 125 gals. Linseed Oil, best quality, boiled. 2500 lbs. White Lead. The flooring In cards, dressed and short lumber to he seasoned equal to kiln-dried; the rough boards and plank to be seasoned. Separate bids will be received lor cither of the above classes of material. Delivery of three-fourths of the material is to be made at either Augusta, Hallowed or Gardiner. Me., on or before the first day of May. lx«7, and the re mainder at t iiher of the above places as soon tlicre alter as it may be required for use. Proposals will be marked on the cover, “Proi-osals for Construction Material” ami be accompanied by bond conditioned to lullllne it if accepted tor half the amount of Lite bid w ith responsible sureties, and have annexed a copy of this advertisement. The right to rqject any and all bids is reserved. By order of GEN. E. W. IIINKS, _T . Governor and Commandant. NATHAN CUTLER, , , .. Secretary and Acting Treasurer. March 6-eod2w. J. 2>. CHKNBY MAY bo found at tin* Mclodeon Manufaetorv of SMALL & KNIGHT, IB Market Wq.mrr where be w ill keep a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODEONS to let. ALSO: Will attend personally to tuning and repairing Mu

sical Instiuments. marftd&wlm To Capitalists. , THE advertiser would like to router with anv par ty who would build ^ Hotel in this City the com ing sea »n. A responsible mao is ready to lease for a term ot years, a good modern style house,—it it could be built the present year, at a reasonable per centage on the cost. Address “ L. H. F,” raarld-'w Post Office. HICKS’ KA GINKS! THE Hicks’ Engine, manufactured by the Salem Machine Co., Salem, Mass., is cheaper, more compact, economical and durable, ensier to run and lighter than others. These eng.ncs are kept con stantly on hand, and can lie put up at very short no Uce. A.Mn-ss ILENliY B. CLEVELAND, Pi rtlmiil, Me., tor circular, or call at LEATIIE A GOItES, «Vo/ u**lu turLrH ol Steam Refined Soaps, 379 Commcr daJ Street, Portland. mcblldlw* WANTED. Wanted, 1000 Canvassers l'o sell l>y subscription the great, rapid selling Book, Woman’s Wor/e in the Civil War, A Record of Heroism, Patriotism & Patience. The acknowledged Standard Work, prepared under the direction ot the United Stales Sanitary the Western Sanitary, and the Christian Commis sions. By Hr. L. P. IIeockktt, the eminent Histo rian—Author of1'Hodor;/o/'Me Civil War,” “ Life anil Times of Abraham Lincoln," “Our Creat Cap tains," “ The < amp, the Battle-Field, and the Hos pital,” etc., etc. Assisted bv Mus. .Mary O. Vaughan, with an introduction by Henry W. Bellows, t 1 >., President of the U. S. Sanitary Commission. It contains Two Hundred Biographi cal Sketches, (being about One Hundred and Sixty more ihaii in any simdar work, with more illustra tions and nearly iiltv jwr cent, more reading mat ter.) together with Uriel notices of Four Hundred oth ers . Willie a.lust tribute is paid to the thousands of nameless Heroines, who, like Florence Nightingale toiled, sacrilieiiig time, wealth and health—often tile, to give aid and relief to our I.rave and guttering sol diers. Deeds nl Territory issued, guaranteeing ex clusive right of sale. Apply personally or address K H. CURRAN, Publisher, 48 Winter St., Boston, Mass._ marl2d&w;tt Wanted, mO lease a small store in a desirable location, suit i able tor Fancy Goods. I would like possesion in two or three months. Address G. W. F\ inarl2d3t* ^ North Bridgewater, Mass. Business Wanted. Any person having a good teaming business al ready established, who wishes a partner or to sell out the whole of his teams, or team, Arc., can hear of a purchaser by applying to COX & POWARS, mehlldlw_o51£Congress St., Portland. Uookki^per. WANTED by a young man of practical experi ence, and who can bring the best of eity refer ences, a situation as Bookkeeper cr Salesman, where close attention to business will be appreciated. Apply to W. H. JEKKIS, mar7dti Under Lancaster Uadi. A Situation Wanted. A YOUNG MAN wh > has had several years ex Ierience as a book-keeper and accountant, would like to obtain a situation. Satibiae lory recom mendation furnished. Address 44G. \Yr. B.” Portland Post Office. Mar 7—dlw* a saiior warned, A Good reliable, practical Cutter can hear of a good situation, bv applying to the subscriber at his Clothing Store, Nos. 1G2 Fore, and 15 Moulton Streets. ALFRED HArsKELL. mar7 1867 d3w» Agents Wanted.! JUST OUT, Fnrragut and oar Natal He roes, by the brilliant and popular Historian, J. T. Headly. This is the only work on the Navy in the War, and everybody is buying it. GEORGE II. BLAKE, GENERAL AGENT, Feb4—3m No 8 Clapp’s Block. A gents Wanted FOIl BICHAKDNON’N NEW KOOK BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI, The Host Fascinating Book of the Year. A Tlirilling 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. To show sample pages and take names is all our Agents have to do. For Agencies apply to or address J. PATTEN FITCII, No. 233£ Congress Street, Portland, Me. marl d2w* Wanted Immediately —AT THE— New Employment Office ! No 220 1-2 Cont/ress St, ‘ill Door WeMt of City Building (up stairs.) GtlltLS capable of doing all kinds of house-work, I to w hom good situations will be given. Also LA LORE US for various kinds of work, and CLERKS for every kind of business. We are able at ail times to supply parties in any part of the State with GoO!) RELIABLE HELP, either as Domesiics, Mechanics or Laborers. Merchants, Contractors, Farmers and others will be supplied with Men and Boys lor all kinds ot em ployment Free of Charge. Don’t forget the num ber, 229$ Congress Street, next to City Building, Port land, Me. GOIRLAl A UFUITT, Feb 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 ol the Portland Su^ar Co., J> 1-4 Unn forth St., FebSdtf J. B. BROWN & SONS. Wanted Daily ! ! AT The General Agency and Employment Office No. .*{.11 1-:A l/’ongrenN MtreH. All per sons wishing to secure good Girls lor any respecta ble employment, w ill find them at this office. Also please notice. We will ftjnl .Y.oy bovs tor »nv - P»- «•-*- - «<T* tree ol charge. Vve want good American, Provincial, Irish and Cob-red Women and Girls, as well as Min and Boys, every day tor all orts oi situations in this City and vicinity. Give us a call. COX & POWARS. Portland, Me., Jan. 23, *07. jan.'JO dtf WANTED ! I7i YERYBODY to know tliat store 335 Congress St. -J has been replenished with a new stock of Clothing, Furnishing Hoods, Bools and Hats, Which will be sold cheaper than ever. IrtT'Remember the sign, California Cheap John. March 5—dtf Wanted. ,-A fU\A FLOUR BARRELS, at, Forest * City Sugar Refinery, West Com mercial, near foot of Emery street. Proposals will also be received tor new Sugar Bar rels, and a sample may be seeu at the office ot the Company, 15tiJ Commercial, at corner of Union St. febl2d&wtt T. C. HERiSEY Flour Barrels Wanted. WE w ill pay 30 rents each for first class Flour Barrels suit able for sugar. LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novlSdtt 13b Commercial street. Agents Wanted fjPHE largest Commissions paid by the HARTFORD PUBLISHING CO. Exclusive territory given. For terms, &c., Ad dret-s AJ. C. RICH, General Ag’t., Portland, Maine. febl4 deodlrn* Wanted. Hemlock and Pine Timber. TORD Lineal lost 14x14 Hemlock and UO 1 / lineal feet 1L'xI2 Pine Timber. ». T. CHASE. March 9—S.T&Ttf LOST AND FOUND. Breast Pin Found, ON one of tlie streets of this city, which the owner can Jiavc by calling at b9^ .Spring St, proving property and paying for this advertisement. Alar 12 d3t* Do*r Lost. ASM ALL Black and Tan Terrier. Answers to the name of Pet.” A liberal reward will be paid for his return to 139 Danforth Street. HENRY H. FURBISH. March 13. dtt BOARD AND ROOMS. TO LET ! X3 LEAS ANT rooms with board, or as lodging rooms, X at reasonable rates, at 31 Free street. Refer ences required. teb25dtf. _TO LET. Chambers to Let. OVER W. W. Carr & Co.’s store, No. 3 Exchange near Fore St, that will accommodate 150 work men ai skoemuking, tailoring, or many other kinds of business. For Sale. One lot of Land near the head of Wilmot street, for sixty-five cents per foot; also, a lot near head of Deer street, about 31 by 55 feet, lor $1200; also, a two story House and lot on Munjoy Hill tor $2500; also, one House and Lot on Merrill’s Court, Chestnut street, tor $H 00, that will let for $300 per y. ar; also, one house on Mouutlord street, with about 0000 leet ol land more or less; this bouse belongs to the estate of the late Lemuel Tukey, and will be sold at a bar gain. Terms easy. Apply to ni.-hMlm W. W. CARR .V CO. To Let. ITMIE Chandler (2d story) over E. T. Elden & Co>, I Free Street Block, sntlable for Jobbing or Wholesale Business. Inquire of _ T. J. LITTLE, _ , . . Commercial street* Kfr"kcy ran be found at K. T. Elden * Co’s Mar 2—dtf TO 11. et7 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 IOU. WATERnOFNE, fel»28d3w__on the premises. For Bent. OFFICES in the third story of building on corner of Exchange and Milk streets. Enquire at of fice o» ocean insurance co, Feb. -.>. tf _ Exchange Street. To Let. FIRST, second and third lofts over E, T. Elden & Co.’s store. Free Street Block; also, offices over SclilotterbcckV, and over Crosman & Cu-’s. in new block corner Brown and Congress streets janlF-iltf_ ,j. u. BROWN To Let. ONE Brick Store, three stories, No. 60 Union street. Apply to ’ __ST. JOHN SMITH. To Let ~ rplIK three storied Brick Store 2M Fore, tootol X Plum Street. Enquire of r E- M* PATTEN, feblbdu __ Plum Street. Portland Turnverein. THE Annual Meeting of tlie PORTLAND TURN ' ^°r <51h?it'e.ot Deicers, and the trans action ot he usual business, will be held at iheir Rooms Morton Llock, on FYiday evening. 15th inst. at h oVloco. I or order. »J. C. Dl.NNIS marfidlw* Secretary. Per Sale. A N " W'Ict** manufacture, suitable tor hauroad, Manuforturers’ or Bank ingpurposes,, measuring 5 leet 3 in. in height, * leet width, 2 loot.*., iii. deep, with interior sate and draw ers. For sale by C. A. & A. BLANCHARD, 105 btate Mrcet, Boston, Mass. febl5dtt HEAL ESTATE. Brick House for Sale. mA good Brick House on Maple st, containing ton rooms. Hot and Cold Water, Gas, brick cistern, good cellar, slated roof, *£c. Apply to W, 11. JERBIS, Real Estate Agent. Mar 12 dim* _ #050 mFor a new unflni bed House near the Arsenal. Only $150 required—livo years credit to pay for the lot. which is :«S ty US icet. A verv pleasant location. Apply immediately to W. H. JEUIUS. marlMlw* For Sale. LTOU.SE now occupied by the subscriber. No. 70 free Street. Fossessiou given immeiliately. Fur terms, Ac., call as above, or at No. 3 Central Wharf. mchl->atl_ Q. L. STORK it. For Sale. rjlIIK fine lot of Land on Spring, near IH,* stroot L hnowuu the Boyd lot, containing als.iit 10,000 leet; also about .3)0 000 llrlck and 200 phch of Stone. Siud lot will tie sold with „r without the material, bor further particulars enquire of JOHN ft TOT FORD, or CHARLES SAGER. mcWldu House for Sale. SITUATED on Tvng Street, No. 11. It is a story and a half Houso, with eight finished rooms and a good cellar. Lot 35 by 07 feet, on which there is a barn. Possession given immediately. Apply to J. MaHONY, on the premises. wchlidlw* FOB SALE! THE Store and Land occupied by Charles W* Thompson, at Ferry Village in Cape Elizalxith* the store is nearly new and contains a large Hall, i about titty rods from Ferry Wharf, is the best place for trade anywhere outside ot Portland. For par ticulars enquire ot Thompson at the store or of I. W, PARKER, 219 Congress Street, Portland. Maine. ___ Mar9d3w* House and Lot for Sale Very Low. HOUSE new, containing seven rooms, will be sold for $1,100, if applied for immediately. ALSO: Lots for sale at prices trom one cent to $2 per foot. Enquire of JOSEPH REED, Real Estate Agent. Oak St. near Congress. mar8dtf House Lots and Water Lots —AT— Great Bargains! lOO House Lots AT PRICES FROM 101 fo 15* 30, 35 and 30 eta. per feet, ON Franklin, Lincoln, Mayo, Smith, Fremont, Congress Monument, Atlantic, Munjov. North, Walnut, Montreal, Melbourne, Quebec, Willis, Tur ner, Poplar, Winthrop, Madison, Fox, Hammond. Eastern Promenade, and several new conternplated streets. ALSO. Water Lots on Back Cove and on East Commercial Street adjoining the Grand Trunk Railway, fronting the deepest water in Portland Harbor, and wet! adapted tor Wharves and Manufacturing Sites. The subscriber l»cing iu a feeble shite of health, and dosirous of settling bis own estate, now offers to persons wishing to invest in Real Estate the greatest Bargains to be had iu Portland. Enquire of BIOSKN GOULD, No. 55 North Street, between the hours of 8 and 10$ A. M., and 2 and4$ P. M., where Plans of Lots may be seen. mar5dedlw then eod.lw Brick House for Sale. ON Brown Street, containing Fourteen fin ish ed Booms, hard and soft water, gas and other modern improvements. Possession viven April 1. Apply to D. H. Ingraham, Esq., or W. H. JERRIS, marGdtf Real Estate Agent. For Sale. A GOOD one story House and two acres of land, situated on the Stroudwater road, about twenty minutes’ walk trom Portland. Has a stable and good water. Will be aold for $2000 it applied for immedi ately. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS. mch4<12w* House for Sale. ON NEAL STHEET, Upper Half of the Brick Front House, containing in all 13 Rooms—ce mented Cellar, hard and soft water—a good Stable, and yard room. Very convenient and desirable. Possession given sometime in March. Terms easy. Apply on the premises, or to WM. H. JERRIS, mar 2 dtf Real Estate Agent. For Sale Cheap. ONE of the Houses in the Brick block on Deer Street. These houses are built in the most thorough manner, ten finished rooms in each, gtnsl cellar, water of both kinds, good store room, aud plenty of closet room. Enquire of E. WALSH, on the premises. mch2d2w For Sale or Lease. The Fine Lot corner of Exchange and Congress Streets, 120 feet on Congress and 56 feet on Exchange St. Will be let for ten or twenty years, on favorable terms. A Block of Seven Stores in this central loca tion would pay a good interest. Apply to W. H. JERRIS. marldtf New Brick House for Sale, M Corner Cumberland and Boyd streets: contains eleven rooms. Piped lor gas from cellar to at tic. This is a substantial, well-built house, in a Agent. Valuable Heal Estate for Sale. THE tine estate Corner Brackett and Walkei Sts. The lot contains over 26,000 square feet. Title perfect and terms favorable. Apply to W. 11. JERRIS, marl dtf Real Estate Agent. Houses for Sale! TWO new 1$ story Houses just completed, with 7 finished rooms. Price I,SOO, within fifteen minutes walk of the Post Otficc, together with other houses at prices from $1,500 to $10,000. -also To Lease, 50 HOUSE LOTS and several Storo and Wharf Lots, at prices from $12 to $200 per year. Enquire of ltlOSI£S GOIJIjD, No 55 North St., between the hours of8& 10$ A. if. aud 2 & 5 P. m., where plans of lots may be seen. Mai- 5dlw t eod3w Valuable Hotel Property for Sale. f pHE Oxford House, pleasantly situated in the vil 1 lage ol Frycburg, Oxford couuty, Main®, is of fered for sale at a bargain, it applied for soon. The House is large, iu good repair, with furniture aud fixtures throughout, together with all necessary outbuildings. For full particulars inquire of HORATIO BOOTHBY, Proprietor. Or Hanson & Dow, 54$ Union st. Fryeburg, Sept. 29, 1866. dtf For Sale—House on Park St BEING about to remove Irom tbis city 1 ofler lor sale my House. No. 55 Park St. It is good size and convenient, with all Jhe modern improvements, Bathing room, in which is Hot and Cold water, Gas, Furnace, &c. Con ected with house is a good stable. POfsession given first day of May next. Enquire at No. 3113 i'oiu lucre ini Nt. head of Hobson’s wharf, of J. H. H-nnlen, the subscriber, STEPHEN PATTEN, or of W. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent. Jan30eodtf For Sale, or lor I«Dg Lease. TWO of those Store Lots on the Northerly side of Middle Street, near the head of Plum Street, re cently covered by the Granite Block. A poly to EDWARD FOX or EBEN STEELE. Portland, March 6, 1867. deodlm Farm for Sale. THE well known Cushman Homestead—one of the most delightfu and desirable country resiliences 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 miles from Portland, only ten minutes walk from Pownal depot and Post Olllce. It consists of 120 acres of excellent land, conveniently divided—prin cipally by stone fences—into tillage, pasturage and woodland; a tine orchard, containing 1000 thrifty apple trees; a splendid garden well tilled with a vari ety 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, Arc., Arc The buildings consist of a fine brick House, three stones high, containing 1G rooms, with large two story brick L; a tine new stable and carriage honse adjoining the L; together with two barns, one new, 80 by 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 never-tailing cistern of soft water in cellar of L. In addition to the above farm, and laying adjacent to it, arc two other lots, each containing llo acres of the finest tillage and lumber land in the countv; either or both of which will be sold in connection with or separate from the Home Farm. For particu lars enquire of Hon. Geo. W. Woodman, firm ot Woodman, True & Co. or of J. N. Lord, Arm ot Stevens, Lord & Haskell, Portland, or of J. E. K. CUSIIMAN, on tLc premises. mcn4deoilA:w3w House tor Sale. A good Horse two stories, Stable attac hed, bud and soft waler, good lot centrally located—con venient tor two laiuilies, if desirable. Inquire at 13 Hanover or 1S4 F«r *«.. „ J. A. KENI1ERSON. Jan. 21, 1867. dtf NOTICK. I will sell on lavorable terms as to payment, or let lor a term of year-, in. lots on the corner of M idole and Frauklin streets, and on Frauklin street, including tbecorner ol Franklin and AW’,y <» " M. MILLIARD, Bangor, or SMITH & REED Attorneys, Portland. jyl2tl Desirable Store Lots FOR SALE, (V COltl UK E BC I A L STREET. THIE subscribers otter tor sale the lot of lnnd on the southerly side ot Commercial Street, head ot Dan.Vs Wharf, measuring 72 by 150 feet. For fur ther particulars inquire JONAS H. PER LEY, Oct 18 tf or W. S. DANA. For Lease. THE valuable lot of land corner of Middle and Plumb Streets, tor a term of years. Enquire of C. C. MITCllELL A' SON, Aug. 28,18CC—dtt li8 Fore Street. Farm for Sale. I WILL sell my farm near Allen’s Comer West brook, alum {three miles from Portland, one mile from horse cars, ami Westbrook Seminary. Said farm contains about 100 acres, part ot it very valuable for tillage, and part ot it lor building lots. There is a good house, two large bams, and out hous es on the premises. It will be sold together, or iu lots Lo suit purchasers CYRUS THURLOW, scpll-dtt 1C5 Commercial St. j MB. W. IIA VEMANN contemplates making Portland his resilience, and will bo prepared to give lessons in Music and the German and Span ish Languages, AFTER APRIL 1, !§«}. Persons dcsirons to take lessons may leave their nildress at Paine’s Music Store, corner of Center and Congress Streets, where circulars may be found. Itefertncfs—lion. A. E. Stevens, Dr.S. Fitch, Chas. B. Merrill, Esq., W. W. Stevens, Esq , N P. Rich ardson, Esq., J. H. Hall. F!sq. mchl2eodlm Portable Steam Engines, COMBINING the Maximum el efficiency, dara billty and economy with the minimum ol weight and price. They are widely and luvorahly known, more than 60® being in use. All warranted satis factory, or no sale. Descriptive circulars sent on application. Address J. (1. HOADLEV * CO. Lawbemck, Has*. Feb 8, 1867—d 3m ’ ” entertainments. Festival and Levee 2 THE Ladies of the Mouiitiort Street M. E. Church will hold a Lcveeand Festival at the NEW CHURCH, Mount fort Street Thursday Ercuiuiag, Hsrcli 14. The proceeds will go towards i educing the debt oi the church. Admission 25 cts. Children 15 cents. B3r~Refreshments for Sale. marl hi 1 Promenade Concert. A Promenade Concert under the direc'ion of tho Congress Square Ladies' Social Circle will be given on WEDNESDA Y EVE9Q, March 13, AT MECHANIC*!’ HAI.L, Darning to commence at 8 o'clock. ft&Tickets for sale at Short 6l Luring’*, Bailey & Noyes', Lowell «Nr Seuter's aud at the dour. mchlldJt DEERING IIALL. Ihursday aud Friday Eve’gs, Marrh 14 416 Return uf the World’. Fnrurile., Skiff & Gaylord’s Minstrel , THE GREAT EASTERN TROUPE, Introducing, in addition to their celebrated Minstrel programme, the (Jr aud Musical Panorama of Sherman’s March to the Sea! A feature alike commendable for Us amusement and instruction. HUGHEY DOUGHERTY, tho King Bee of all Darkies, has been engaged by this troupe, and will ap]>ear in the latest novelties. Doors open at 7. to commence at 8. pPTOletg 50 c nts; Gallery .15 cents. LOW (iAYf/)Kl), Manager. Wm. Foot, Jr., I C. E. Kkuakdbox, I As®nib* mch11d5t Lf E EK1JN (i HALL. Two Nights in Scotland. Monday & Tuesday Eve'ngs, March 18th and 19tli, MR. KENNEDY, TIIB celebrated Scotch Vocalist, will give his Popular^ Entertainments on the Songs of Scotland. Pragrannc. Lizzie Lindsay. Jock o’ Hazeldeau. Hame Cam our Guideman at E'en. Auld Kobin Gray. Duncan Gray.* Young Lochinvar. Allester Mr A Hester. Bonnie Prince Charlie. Get up and Bar the Door. Caller Herrin. Tlie Land o' the Leal. Scots, wha hac wi Wallace bled. PIANO FORTE.MISS KENNEDY. Admission 50 cents. Reserved Seats 75 cents.— Gallery 3ft cents. |3f~Tickets to be had at the Music Stores, and at J. J. Boyd's, 119 Exchange Street. March 14. dul CITY NOTICES. CITY OP PORTLAND. TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF PORTLAND. IN pursuance of warrants from the Mayor and Al dermen of the City ot Portland, the inhabitants thereof, qualified according to law, will meet in their respective Ward Rooms, on Friday, the Fifteenth day ef March inst. at ten o'clock in the forenoon, to give in their votes upon the following question, to wit: “Shall the act passed by ihe Legislature February 27, 1867, and approved February 28th ult., and entit led “An Act to enable the City ot Portland to aid in rebuilding said city,’ be accented?” Those in favor of such acceptance shall have the word Y ES written or printed upon their ballot, and those opposed the word NO. The polls to remain open until four o’clock in the afternoon, when they shall be closed. The Aldermen of said City will be in session in tin* Common Co ncfl Room, in Market Hall, from nine o’clock A. M. to one o’clock P. M. on each of the three days next preceding such day of meeting, for the purpose of receiving evidence of the qualification of voters whose names are not on the lists of quali fied voters, and for correcting said lists. Per Order, J. M. HEATH, City C lerk. Portland, March 7, 1867. dtd THE CENTRAL Pacific R R Co. Having Completed, Equipped and put in operation nearly One Hundred Miles of their Road-,from Sacramento, Cal ifornia, to within 11 Miles of the summit of the Sierra Ne vada Mountains, continue to offer for sale, though us, their FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS issued in conformity with the Acts ot Congress and the laws of the State of California, upon the division of their Road located in the State of California, and extending one hundred and flity six miles from Sac ramento City to the California State line. The Bonds have thirty years to run from July 1, 1865, and are secured by a First Mortgage, constituting an absolute prior lien on the portion of Road above nam ed, with all the Rights, franchises, Equipments, <tc., perlainittg there to. The amount of these First Mortgage Bonds to be issued per mile is limited by law to the amount of United States Bonds allowed and issued to aid the construction of the Road, and the mortgage by which they are secured is Declared hy Act of Con - grew te constitute it lien prior und superi or to that of the United States Governnent. Interest at the rate of Six per cent, per Annum, payable Semi-Annually, on the First days of Janu ary and July. Principal and Interest payable in United States Golfl Coin, In the city of New York. The price of the Bonds is fixed for the present at 95 per cent., and accrued Intorest from January 1st in Currency, the Company reserving the right to ad vance the price whenever it is their interest to do so. The Road forms the Western part of the MAIN TRUNK OF THE Great National Pacific Railroad, Authorized, adopted, and aided by The United States Government. It rims through the heart of the richest so.l most populous section of the Sure of California, con meet ing the Extensive Mining Regions of Ne vada. Utah and Idaho With Sacramento and the Pacific Coast.from wbears their supplies must he drawn; and the Earnings of the portion already running are very heavy, and wb.ikly m bxcsm or thb intbbbst i eon tub Company's Bond*. Having been fiw some time fhmiliar with the ope rations of the Central Pacific Railroad Company, ws are satisfied that they are conducted with rare abili ty and prudence, and that the energetic ami econom ical management of the Company's affairs entitles th< in to the confidence of Capitalists and the public. We have caroftilly investigated the tbs progress, re sources. and prosperU of the road, and hare the full est goafidaaeo in iu success, and in the value ami stability of the <'ompany*s securities. The attention of Trustees of Estates, Institutions, and individuals desiring a long, sale and remunerative investment, U especially invited to these First Mortgage Bonds. Orders may be forwarded to us direct, or through the principal Banks and Bankers in all parts of the country. Remittances may be made In drafts on New York, or In Legal Tender Notes, National Bank Notes, or other funds current in this city, and the Bonds will I l»c forwarded to any address by Express, free of charge. Inquiries for further particulars, by mail or otherwise, will receive punctual attention. Fisk Ac Hatch, Bam tiers and Healers ia Government Se en r it ics, No. ti Nassau Street, N. Y. N. B.—All kinds of Government Securities receiv ed at the full market price in exchange for the above Bonds. Also IIT All descriptions of Government Securities kept constantly on hand, and Bought, Sold, or Exchanged. (y--Old Coin and U. S. Coupons bought, loki, and collected. Deposits received on Obo'altes'ms, subject to check at sight. tff~ Collections made throughout the country. S#’ Miscellaneous Stocks and Bonds Iwusht and mhl at the Stock Exchange on commission for cash. Special Attention given to the Exchange of SEVEN-THIRTY NOTES of all the Series for the New FIVE-TWENTY BONDS of IStiS, on the most favorable terms. marhdlm Freedom Notice. thereby relinquish to my son, Wallace W. San born, the remainder of his minority until he l*o ionies twenty-one years o age, and 1 shall pay 1,0 lebtsot his contracting nor claim anv of bis earning* After .this date. AMoS SA N B< >RN. Naples, Fob. ¥6, 1867._ ^MT*Sond your orders for Job Work to Dady **rr« _J"'”PL ■ . i SALEK *-Ur,,iture at Aui-tioii. , * ' ur.»”UK,y ,l',‘“''h ,5th. »t ID o’clock A. M„ nt Pur Imre&JJjj jJOmgw*. .Leal, I 3,mil »cU the IHJ s<t 8, Biii«-ii,. xV,*“> rou»l«.mi;iu jiaitol U.uiu . umlsiai ( una«,’'i'!,b‘,!'r*, l’ari“r’1 luuubcr, Ajilry mi l Uwimi Maie b ~*,alr,> Crockery, Slone luobUMld ’ ,v. ., 4c. _ ~-* ‘**A1CKV,Au llobecr. fc. M. PATTtk *lo , - OPHcfi PLUM STKEtT. Farm in Scarboro* llt Aacti ON WEDNESDAY, March 20 at 3 P \i * pr ■nii-es. will be sold without reset v'«*‘ .V "V. J«e at^emteg tin Town House tot hi Scwbf/rtflti1^ as the Coolbrotil harm, being about six lufies fh.,?. Portland, it cont-uns about 35 aen* under rooli cultivation, cuts about 15 tons Ilav, bus a | Oiciiard ui G railed Emit, with plenty of Wood and j Water. Buil ilngn consist of good bouse and out buildings. Also about eight acres ot good (jru*« Laud adjoining th above. Sold free of all incum brance. For particulars coll ou the auctioneers, mar 13d ui K. NI. PATTEN A CO., Amlioncer*, PLUM STREET. Administrator’* Sale. BY virtue of a license from the Hon. Judge of Pro late lor the county of Cumberland, 1 will soil at public vcii'iuc, at the i?l«*r chants’ A:\cliHiigr, No. 2 Long Wharf, in 1‘or land, on Thursday, Nlurcli 11, 1M>7, at 11 o’clock in the toreuooii, the following parts of vessels belonging to the estate of the late Wm. E. | Short, of Portland, deceased, viz: One eiglith of the schooner Luthor Dana. One eighth of the schooner Nellie >1. Short. One eighth ot the schooner Ida L. Howard. One eighth of the scuooncr Village Relle. One sixteenth of the schooner Lottie .•>. lteed. One sixteenth of the schooner Adalbert. One sixteenth of the schooner Buonaventure. One thirty-second of the schooner Marcus Hunter. One sixteenth of the t rig Caroline E Kelley. One thirty-second part of the charter of the brig Snow lhrd. Unless the same should lie disposed of previously at private sale. Terms favorable. P. S. MERRILL, Administrator. Portland, Feb. 20,1867. inch1ri3w&w3w K. M. r.lTTKN ft CO., iHiinrrn, PLUM STREET. Grist Mill on Dcerinjj's Bridge at Auciion. ON TUESDAY, March 26th, at 3 o’chck, on tlie premises, (unlaw previously diH|s,sc1 of at private sale,) will Iw sold without reserve, the long cstahlishevi Isri.l lUill on Deeriug’s Bridge. It is situated on the great thorough faro into Portland ol the best b:vek country travel, ami also to suiiplr City trade of Portland, and a good part ol Wurth, odlt with Meal ami Feed. There arc three run of stones one rorSalt, with a Dry Room lor same, and Eleva tors tor Corn and Salt, and all in g.ssl running order. Terms c-sh. For particulars rail on . , EDW. B. BUROIN, ni hdJHd_120 Cominercial Street. Valuable Real Estate FOR SALE! BY virtue of a license from the Hon. Judge of Probate tor Cumberland County, I shall sel! by public auciion, on SATURDAY, Mai eh jsth next the following |tarceis of Real Estate belonging to the estate of the lato CHARLES E. BEcEETT, via: At 11 o’clock A. M., of said day, on the promises, lot ol land corner of Congress and Smith Street*, extending about 44 feet on Congress and 130 teet on i Smith Street, with the unlinished buildings thereon, subject to mortgugt s of about $3,0o0. At half past II o’clock A. M., of the BAnie day, or immediately after the foregoing is disposed of, on the premises, lot of laud corner of Congress and Frank lin Streets, containing about 8,UU0 square teet, ex tending about 100 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 oi Yangnan and Pine Streets, about 220 teet on Vaughan Street and 143 on Pine Street, subject to mortgages of $4,040 anti in terest. Said lots are located In tlie most desirable parts of tbe city, and otter excellent inducements to builders and capitalists to purchase. S. B. BECKETT, Administrator. HENRY HALLEY A SON, Auctioneers. Portland, February 13, 18o7. d&wtd Sole of Timber Lands fur Mates’ College. Land Obfioe, i Bangor, March 7. 18**7. ( "VrOTICE is hereby given, in pins .unce of “ Rc 1.V solve to carry into ertect chapter two hundred eightv-tour of the Resolves of eighteen bumlred six ty-four in favor of Laics’ College," approved Febru ary 2s, 1m.7. that townships numbered s, Range 17 aiid 10 Range 17 W E L S. situated upon the Upper Saint .John Rhrcr, excepting the Southeast quarter oi the last named township, will be ottered tor sale by public auction tor the benefit of said College, at the Land Ottico in Bangor, on Wednesday the 11th day of September next, at 12 o’clock, noon. One third cw li and satisfactory notes payable in on and two years, secured by mortgage on tbe prem ises, will be received in payment. ISAAC R. CLARK, marftdtSept 11, Land Agent. JOHN CROCKETT) Auctioneer nnd Appraiser, l Office with Evans A it-, a— * _ 1 & 2 FREE SiKEET BLOCK, tf MEDICAL ELECTRICITY DR. W. R? DEMIRG, Aledical Electrician. 174 MIDDLE STREET, Nearly Opposite the (JMated States Hole! WHERE he would respectfully announce to citizens ot Portland and vicinity, that he 8 permanently located in this city. During tbe three years wo have been in this city, we have cured some ot the worst forms of disease in persons who have tried other forms ol treatment in vain, and cui in? patients in so short a lime that the question is often asked, do they stay cured? To answer this questioi. we will way that all that do not stay cured, we doctor the second time without Charge. Dr. D. has been a practical Electrician lor twenty one years, and iw also a regular graduated phy*>ciai Electricity is perfectly aefonted to chronic diseasesiu the form of nervous or sick headache; neuralgia m the head, neck, or extremities; consumption when iu the acute stages or where the lungs are not fully involved; acute or clirouic rheumatism scrofula. hip diseases, white swellings, spinal diseases, curvature ot the spine, contracted muscles, distorted limbs, palav or paralysis, St. Vitas* Dance* deafness, slam raering or hesitancy ol sj»ecch, dyspepsia, indiges tion, constipation and liver complaint, piles—we cure every case that can be presented; asthma, bronchi tis, strictures or tbe chest, and all forms of leruale complaints. Hy Electricity The Rheumatic, the gouty, the lame and tlie laz? leap with joy, and move with tlie agility and elastic ity of youth; the heated brain is cooled; the frost bitten limbs restored, the uncouth deformities re moved; faintness converted to vigor, weakness to strength; the blind mode to see, the deal to bear ami the palsied form to move upright; the blemishes ol youth are obliterated; the accident* oi mature hie prevented; the calamities ot old age obviated and an active circulation maintained LABI KM Who have cold haiius and teet; weak stomachs, lam and weak backs; nervous and sick headache, dizzi ness and swimming in tbe head, with indigestion and constipation of thebowels; pain in the side and back; leucorrluea, (or whites); falling of tbe womb with in ternal cancers; tumors, polypus, and all that Ion/ train of diseases w ill liiui in Electricity a sure means of cure. For paimul meusuuation, too ^.oiuse menstruation, and all ot those long line oi troubles with young ladies, Electricity is a certain specific, and will, iu a short time, restore the sufferer to the vigor of health. TEETHS TEETH S TEETH 1 Dr. D. still continues to Extract fecth by Eleo* TB1CITY without pain. Person* having'decayed teeth or stumps they wish to have removed for reset ting he would give a polite invitation to call. Su;>crior Electro Magnetic Ma-mines tor sale for family use, with thorough instr-i. turns. Dr. D. can accommodate » tew patient* with hoard «n«l treatment at his house. Oftlce hours from 8 o'clock A. M. to 12 M.; from to tf P. M , and 7 to 9 iu the evening. Consultation free. novltt Turkish Primes! * — ?oa — COOKING AND EATING I Don't fell to atop la axl m tin 2,000 lb. CAW — or — TurkiMli • Prunos ! tbs best lot ever brought iulo the oily, at ALLEN’S FRUIT STORE, NO. II KXCOANOE RTBEET. March 13._ eillw Boots and Nlioes ! CLARKE A- LOWELL, No. SO Market Sqnoi'o. WE can and will sell as good a quality ot Boots and Shoes, at a* cheap rate as can be t ain , in the city. We have some shop worn goods and others a little out ot ilie present stylo which we wish in closeout before going into our mw store amt will sell them at lf.hs th an half this ohiuinal cost. Call aud examine for yourselves, opposite 1 reble Street. _ inarl2d:,t Notice. IN order to (rive employers ol Naitcrcn further time to finish work contracted for prey to ol4r notice ol a demand for higher wages on and after April I, 1>K7,1 he dourneymeu Plasleiers I i'nrtUnd aiid vicinity would respectiullv inform their . in ployers ami the public that they hereby give thirlv davs umber notice ol their inteu. i. ti mdeiuand hour Dollars ($4.00) per day on aud attar the 1st day of May, instead of April 1st, as before n<.titled. Per Order. U. K. G.VTUCY, Portland, March 13, lPf,7.—dlw Secretary. C. Efe KBCKttn ESTATIL Tine subscribers, appointed Comniiivfciatra by the llou. •ludge of Probate lorCumberland county, to receive aud decide all claim* ngAinsf uto • •* tateot Churles EL Beckett, late ot Pordan *•JJJ” county, deceased, rei«e*euted insolvent. . notice that six tnonihs, from the H"b ,»u,ir lowed to the creditors to prn«*»t *****11if*,t-. p. ***_ claims; and Him wild I L*d jl'.ril.i.d. n siou at tlie City Asses* r* ofllca, jj ,lu»».. duly the third Mondays of Mawh, A|*r^ . *(llC g,( j,ur. and August ensuing, at 3 •» "wmA..VI>. j rommliwionera. iSwnwIt Portland, F«b. * - ri'H TMIstWHS. OWt* Cumberland Pur© Haw Bob* 2()() phot.of Lime. 30 Tons Coe*" Pbimphnte of Lime. 23 Tone K. F. Oob*! Phosphate «*f IJme. •jO Tons Lloyd’s Phosphate of Lime. S00 Ifcurrt* Isodt pnudrette. :mb» Barrels Littlefield’* l'oudrettc. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. BJ^'For sale at Manufacturer** Prices, by KENDALL *■ WHITNEY. Feb 8,1887. teWJml,