Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 15, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 15, 1867 Page 2
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THE PRESS. Friday Morning. March 15. 1867. l.rgiiimnte Argument. To the Editor of the Press: There is no argument in denunciation; none in vituperation or mere personal assaults up on individual character. It would be well if this fact were never lost sight of tu dealing with important measures; measures having impor tant ! .curing upon the public weal. At the pres ent moment, in this State ami Massachusetts, there is perhaps no subject involving moral is sues,-engrossing more of public attention than thut of Temperance, or the means by which it can be best promoted. On this subject the best men are divided in opinion- In the latter State this remark is particularly true. A strong effort is being made to change the poli cy which for several years has obtained there, by substituting a stringent license system for that of prohibition, and the readers of the Press have had laid heiore them quip. a fu]| synopsis oi the testiinouy given by the peti * tioners,—those who unpose prohibition and ask for license,—and doubtless the other side, when the testimony is all given, wi)l be served tip in the same manner. «o far as 1 have been able to discover, the investigation has been conducted with the ut most decorum and propriety, and the testimo u> ol witnesses lias been singularly free from offensive language er personal allusions. They have stabid the facts and results of their own observations, and given their own impressions of the workings of the law, and of what they expect to gain by a change of policy. All this has been perfectly legitimate, and uieu oc cupying respectable positions in society, sum moned before such an inquisition as that con stituted by the Massachusetts legislature, have a right to expect at least decent treatment from those who take occasion to comment upon their testimony and position. It is to he regretted that such has not in all cases been tho fact. A paper before me. a respectable political paper, takes occasion to represent the petitioners for a change in the law as liquor-dealers and their sympathizers, and even the witnesses—clergymen, physi cians, college professors, men of letters and men of business, judges, mayors and ex-may ors, &e. &c.,—are held up as men bought up by tho liquor-dealers’money! and the counsel em ployed by the petitioners arc stigmatized in th3 same elegant style. I have only to say that such is not argument; not even severe or smart, for its absurdity takes away both ita smartness and its severity. The same authori ty intimates that all tho daily papers of Bos ton except one, the Adcertiser, the Transcript and the Journal included, have been subsi dized by the liquor dealers, and bought over with their money to serve the interests of rum and ruin. Now in offset to such wholesale denun ciation, and such a convenient method of dis posing of unpleasant facts, I wish to oppose tho courteous, gentlemanly and candid remarks of Mr. Huntington bf Salem, when opening the case fur the friends uf prohibition before the legislative committee. I copy from the Transcript: He had the highest respect for the gentlemen called to testify for the petitioners, represent ing a numerons body of the people of the high est character and respectability iu all parts ol the Commonwealth. They and wo are agreed as to the necessity of suppressing dram shops, as they now exist in tho State. These most ■worthy gentlemen, having the same stake in the community as we do, differ with us as to the modes, means and devices. Mr. Hunting ton averred that lie had no sympathy with the feeling that would deny to petitioners the ad vantages of the best talents, and he would de fend the right oi any counsel to advocate their cause without censure or criticisui. Nothing is to be gained tor any good cause by misrepresenting the facts in the case, for misrepresentation is not argument. The cler gymen who have testiHed before the legisla tive committee have been the objects of spe cial malediction for coming to tho rescue of the dum interests. Perhaps they deserve it. It is none of my business to enter upon their de fence, hut when in order to bring markod re proach upon them facts are perverted, it is only fair that the statement of the facts Bhould be set right. A few days siuce a reuioustranee against a change of the law, headed by Rev. Dr. Neale, was presented in the legislature, en dorsed as “the petition of 15ii clergymen of Boston and its vicinity against a license law.” It appears that many of the names attached are those of clergymen from distant portions of the State, and that of 127 clergymen settled in Boston only 27 signed the remonstrance. An analysis of the remonstrance shows the follow ing figures relating to the settled clergymen of Boston, ol the leading sects, represented nu it. Of 12 Baptist clergymen 4 signed 8 did not; Congacgational Trinitaaians. 0 signed and 6 did not; Unitarians,signed, 19 did not; Method ists, 10 signed, (i did not; Presbyterians, 1 sign ed, 5 did not; Univerealists, 3 signed, 1 did not. Out of 18 Episcopal clergymen of the city not one signed the remonstrance. I do not give these facts to censure or to praise the signers or the'non-signer. Whether the action either way lias been or is to be put down to the credit of the actors, I express nO opinion, but I do insist that such facts are hardly consistent with the idea that all who do not come out in opposition to license are in the interest of the liquor dealers and have been corruptly bought up with their money. I do not believe any such thing. Tf it he true that the men who prefer license to prohition io Massachusetts an- all corrupt, and have actual ly sold themselves to the liquor dealers, then there was never more occasion than at present for the prayer—1"God save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.” A Kriknd of Temperance. nigh Rents will drive People nl «£ Town. Who’s to blame for it, Mr. Trowel? Not tin rich landlord, to he sure! Oh no,—he must pay the highest price for lumber aud ail other building material and also three to five dollars a day for labor and, from two to three per cent, taxes, oue per cent. Insurance, and the money invested is worth 7-.'J0 sure. Now add it all together, ami it will loot up about twelve per cent. A building that cost $10,000 (twice the cost of five years ago) ought to let for $1200, to pay as well as 7-30s, and every man has just as good a right to get the best price for his mon ey, as for his labor; so you see, Mr, Trowel, if by a combination of the carpenters, ma sons and painters, wages are more than doub led, and land holders are obliged to build, “whether or no,’’(which is not exactly the case this year) there seems to be reason for believ ing, as many do, that “trades unions’’ must share a part of the blame, not only for keeping up rents but for the high prices of the neces saries of life as well .as everything else. The grocer must ppy three fold more for bis rent than formerly, and consequently charge, more for his commodities, or move out of town where he he can live cheaper! and so with every other branch of trade and all profes sions. If the expense of living has been in creased by combinations or associations, so that people are obliged to move away, there will surely he less demand for houses and stores, even at much lower rents. I know, Mr. Trowel, it is not just tlie thing for mechanics to work for old prices and every thing else remain as it is; but there must he a starting point, a commencement for the down grade, and the (proper place igon the highest eminence. Cut off a little of the hill and dump it, and before long the grade will he even, and everything will run smoothly—hut if the earth Is taken from the lowest part of the ascent aud piled up on the summit, the train must stop, and the passengers will lake souie other route. “Well, Mr. Lowreut, you talk very plausible to us mechanics about our high prices for la bor, and our combinations kwping up tine prices of everything else; ajsl kindly advise us to ,bc the first to commence the down grade, because our prices are the highest; Is that your meaning, sir?" You can take is as you please; If busi ness lags, anl building up t.he burnt dis trict does not progress as rapidly as you desire, don't blame the owners of the land. If wages, (of day laborers) plasterers, masons and paint ers, should he but half what will be ‘‘demanded after the first of April,” don't blame anybody but voursehes for hoisting the cnsign-'LlI a loaf better than none.” ^ m i r M» vTUfH* morning Mr. Trowel, I will see you again the Rr,t of ^ I‘Kraut Isjwrent. Author of ihelnnt %>(o. It seems, says tlie Jersey City Times, that. Mr. Johnson’s veto of the Reconstruction bill was written by Jerry Black, It certainly was appropriate that the man who, as Attorney General, demonstrated to James Buchanan, the impossibility of coercing a State in the Un iou, should lie the chosen instrument of Andy Johnson to prove that Congress cannot com pel the rebels to come back into it. The Bame paper from which we have quoted from above expresses the sensible hope that, a8 Boon as Congress adjourns, the ablest debaters of the Republican party in that body will go South, and from the rostrum explain to the misguided people of that section the true is sues before them. Let them understand that Congress is actuated only by a desire to securo the permanent peace and welfare of the coun try. If some sueh course be pursued wc are atisfied that it will he attended by the happi est results. Original and fetelootod. —On first page, “The Supplementary Recon striLCtion B'ill,” “The Financial Squall in Bos ton,” “Maple Sugar and Syrup, Alsike Clov er," “Bridging the Mississippi,” “Johnson v*. Johnson,” “Recent Publications, ’ Ac. On last page, original poetry “Is it Strange?” anil pleasing Miscellany. Rise iv Shoes.—“The new tariff bill which passed in the closing hours of tho IhirU Niiitli Congress, ana which increased the duty ,“k;u wooiens and Woolen good*, has materiai ly increase^ the j)rico of lasting* and serges "hoes'", d o!naUU‘-‘tlurc J* *«4*’ KittJE 1 in the HrieenVH f C,‘USe,<1 1 ‘'O"«SP0U.liuK rise understand Vf Oioso gooils. The advance, we a nr* I™? ’AaIready ton cent* per pair, with uicrease, as tho demand is quite active.—/yt/nn Reporter. Dr. Mary M alker recently delivered a lec ture in London ou her “Capture and Four -Months Imprisonment with the Confederates.” She was interrupted by secesh symathizers, who were finally ejected by the police. —A Methodist minister, said to lie only one inch tailor than General Tom Thumb, is preaching very succesefully in England. He must belong t<> the. low Church party. —Tim wicked paragrapliist of the Boston Poet thinks "stuffing” in tilts country developes the fair as well as the fowl. —The new play written for Maggie Mitchell is entitled “The Bride of the Whirlwind.” It is making quite a breeze. —When a lew days since “Petroleum V. Nasby” was introduced to Postmaster Gerier ltandali, at Washington, tho latter asked him “whether he was not one of those Southern postmasters against whom there is an unpaid balance charged at the Department?” ■—Of 267 country newspapers in France, on ly 61 are independent of the Government. — Two thousand five hundred working wo men hold a meeting to discuss the reduction of tlie hours of labor in Lowell, Mass., on Thursday last. —“The destiny of the majority of mankind,” said a great German historian, “is oblivion; and a very happy destiny it is.” —A Swedish naturalist has discovered that insects are lahricators of iron. They spin, like silkworms, a kind of ferruginous cocoons, which constitute the mineral known as lake ore. —The Boston Transcript says the iriendg of tlie Prohibitory Law have shown good taste and good sense in obtaining the services of a courteous gentleman of the Essex County Bar to manage their case at the State House. —Evil-minded persons have reported that Rev. Dr. Stone, formerly of Park street church, Boston, was living in “princely style” in San Francisco, paying $3,000 rent and keepingsev en horses and three carriages. It turns out that he lives in a house rented all furnished, the rent—$200 per month—is paid by his par ish, and he owns three horses and two vehi cles. —The President ^ias appointed Col. N. J. Tavlor of East Tennessee, Commissioner ol Indian Affairs, and sent the nomination to the Senate. —The Chronicle says a drunkeu Irishman in Portsmouth, was shouting election day in the afternoon, that “he was a Democrat, tho same as ever,” when a lady who was passing remark ed, “There was no need of his eaying that—it was evident enough.” —The organ in use in the Episcopal church, Portsmouth, is said to he the oldest on this con tinent. It was made iu York, England, during the times of Cromwell; but wuh iu use iu King’s Chape], Boston, audin a church in Now buryport, before taken to Portsmouth, thirty years ago. —A single chunk of anthracite coal from Pennsylvania, weigliingsix tons, has gone to the Paris show. —A Cairo (Hi.) paper says if there were one person for every two rats in the city it would be as populous as New York. —The London Court Journal gays that la dies of fashion are going to wear small silver bells iu the trimmings of their dresges. A uovel hymn hook has lately been issued in New York designed for the use of prisons and penitentiaries and “all places of worship disconnected from any religious community.” —The Most Worthy Graud Sire of the Order of Odd Fellows lias set a)»art the 26th day of April next as a day of Thanksiving for the re turn of peace, and the preservation of the Or der during the war. —Dr. Howe has sailed from Boston with the New England contributions tor the sufferers by the war in Crete. —Judge Dowling of New Y'ork, has announc ed that he will in futme im orison as well as fine, all persons couvicted under the law for the prevention of oruelty to animals. —Iu one ol liis late speeches, Mr. Bright said that one half of Scotland is owned by twelve persons, and one half of England by one hun dred and fifty. —Amouu the inventions is oue to make trees imbibe color while growing. Wood beautifully stained with various hues, in this way, has been exhibited in London. —Loyal Leagues hilVe been established in ev ery Southern State. In Alabama, the League numbers eighteen thousand meuiljers, and in Georgia thirty thousand. —A glow-worm with two lights, oue the us ual phosphorescent green and tlie other a glowing red, has been discovered in the Ar gentine Republic. —< >uiy inree daily newspapers now survive of nine published in Boston in 1843. Of twen ty-eight magazines, three only remain. Of thirty-five weeklies, all but twelve are gone. —A member of the Kansas Senate who hail been pretty strongly advocating female suf frage, got a letter Irum bis wife the other day. Said his tender spouse—“Sam, don’t make a fool of yourself.” —The editor of a Mississippi paper siaw two or three white boys the other day chopping wood, and thereupon has hopes for the rising generation. —The North Briti*h Mail explains a delay in its publication by the occurrence of a curi ous accident. A cat in the pressroom found a sleeping place in the large cylinder of Hoe’s printing press, and was not discovered until the press was under full headway. In attempt ing to esaape, the animal was crushed and the “form” was spoiled. —Mr. Charles H. Webb, the author of the highly successful burlesque, '‘Liffith Lank,” is about to publis’j a Volume of “Mark Twain’s” humorous writings, and also a work by him self, which is to lie called “St’welvemo” (12mo.) —and is to be a travesty of Miss Evans’s “St. Elmo.” —An Australian paper notices the capture oi the first white bear found in that colony.— Its eyes are a light blue. —It is a curious fact in medical history, that during the prevalence of cholera in Moscow, different plans of treatment were tried in the various large hospitals, but in one hospital it was agreed to employ no treatment whatever. The per centage of mortality was exactly the sanio in all the hospitals, including that in which no medicine was given. State Items. —The Journal says John H. Osgood 1ms purchased one-half of the Gardiner Hotel property for —The Gardiner Journal says Portland kero sene stands ahead of all others. Will not the Portland glass factory give us some chimneys that will be as much ahead of others as that oil is ahead of the common article? —The people in Piscataquis county are stir ring themselves in aid of building a railroad into the mineral region of that county, con necting it will* the Bangor railroad interest. —The young woman who was arrested at Lowell on the charge cl killing her infant cliild, and who said she was from this city, lias lieen bound over on the charge of murder.— She gives \ier name as Lucinda Buzzoll. The l*Avee of Street Uni verbalist So ciety in Tmwiston, held tlie current week, yield ed a gross ainmintof $800. Anelegant silver tea set was awarded, by votes sold, to Miss Hattie Steero, daughter of the pastor. A silver cako basket was sold at auction and purchased liy Gen. Thomas of tliis city. —In a town in this Slate, the posters an nouncing a coming levee, inform people as to terms thus: “Admission 25 cents; children un der 14 years 15 cents, under four years $4.” —The Aroostook 1‘ianeer says Benjamin Kinney of Presque Isle had liis collar bono broken by the falling of a tree, while at work in the woods on 'Wednesday last. —Miss Mary Mower, living in Greene, and eiglity-five years of age, has, within the past three mouths, woven over forty yards of flan nel ami thirty yards of rag carpeting, aud has also done her own housework, etc. She has not walked a step without a crutch for over twenty years. —The Ellsworth American tells oi a dog fight corning off in front of that oflicc, i„ which one of the canines bail his neck broken. —The Belfast Age says over one thousand persons were present in Lincolnville, on Satur day, to witness the speed of the mare “Lady Chapman,” owned by Mr. L. B. Bisbee of Cam den. Two mile heats were trotted; the first in 2:29, second 2:32. This is said to h ve lieeu the fastest time ever made in this State. —County Attorney Bicknell of Androscog- J gin, notifies apothecaries that they must not sell alcoholic liquors lor medicinal purposes, unless they are town or city agents. Poftidud ami Vicinity. Newr Adveriiacmeuts 'JBoaDay. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Bricklayer* Union. Bootsaud Shoes—T. E. Moseley & Co. AUCTION COLUMN. Valuable Farm—Ww. Archer Auctioneer. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Boots and Shoes—Clarke & Lowell. Glass Shades and Stands—.Joseph Story. Booting Slates—A. Wilbur & Co. Agents Wanted—National Publishing Co. Camphor Ice—J. II. Luut *St Co. Produce and Commission Merchants—Collins & Co For Sale—F. Ingraham. To Aim Owners and Corporations. Religions Notices. Braver Meeting.—A young people’s prayer meot ?? held in. the A ostry of the Central Church tins (Friday) evening, at 7J o’clock. All who were there will liear in mind what a beautiful meeting we had tile last evening. All are cordially invited to at tend. __ Supremo Judicial Court. CRIMINAL TERM.— TAl'LEY, .1., PRESIDING. Thursday.—In the ease of Patrick Quiulan, for larconv of $41 from Thomas Burke, the jnry return ed a verdict of not guilty. William II. Glenn (intlicled wdh William A. Stew art who pleaded guilty) Was tried for larceny of $50 tram the safe of Joseph F. Libby. The jury return ed a verdiot of guilty. Both prisoners recognize i per sonally in the sum of $500 for their appearance at the next term. John Sidney was tried on an indictment charging him wiili receiving Btoleu goods—a coat stolen by boys and sold to him. The jury returned a verdict of guilty. D. H. Ingraham, Esq. appeared (hr Sid ney. Sidney paid a line imposed of $100. Sidney was also tried on another indictment charg ing him with receiving another lot of stolen goods.— He was defended by D. H. Ingraham, Esq. The jury acquitted him. William A. Fuller, indicted with Frederick H. lteed lor larceny of toLacco, &c., trom the shop of J. Fry, was sentenced to thirty .days imprisonment in the County Jail. John P. Davis, lor keeping a drinking house and tippling shop, paid *113.08, fine and costs. James Robinson, as common seller, paid $115.(1. George S. Swaaey, common seller, paid $118.53. Beigamm W. Turner, of Freeport, was arraigned for willful trespass in cutting spruce timber. Plead ed not guilty. Reeognized lor his appearance from day to day. Tho case of Walsh for alleged larceny of the bank che;k, is assigned .'dr this morning. Fires. About eight o’clock last evening a small temporary wooden building on Congress Street near Franklin St., owned by Mr. Tlioe. Sinnott, an! occupied by him as a grocery shop, was discovered to* be on fire. The building was ruined and its contents destroy ed. Mr. S. bad *000 insurance in the Com merce office, Albany, at tho agency of J. H. Webster, which will about cover his loss. The fire caught irom the stove as is supposed. Washington Hook and Ladder Company with their new truck were the first at the fire. The engines had just got back to their houses and fixed up, when another alarm was sound ed. It proved to be at the tannery of Mr. J. S. Bicker, in the rear of Green Street near Dcering’s Oaks, and in the bark shed which contained upwards of TOO cords of bark. The fire was in the bark a short distance from the western end of the shed, and was evidently, the work of an inceudiary. So solid was the bark packed that it was with 4he greatest diffi culty access to the fire could be had. The western end and a portion of one side of the Bhed were torn down, and tho bark was thrown out until the firemen were driven out by the ■moke. boon alter the flames broke out. These were subdued by water, and the work of removing the hark was recommenced. When we left the place, at 12 o’clock, the firemen were busily en gaged in removing it, but the smoke that is sued from the pile in the building showed that the fire hail uot been quenched. Mr. Ricker had no insurance on the property. Lecture on Natural History.—A select »nd appreciative audience, greater in point of numbers than might have been expected on so uokl a night, greeted Mr. Morse’s first lecture on Natural History last evening, and listened with much interest to his clear and attractive exposition of his favorite topic. The special theme of this the opening lecture was the low “r forms of animal life, the Protozoa and the Hadiates. Many very interesting facts were developed in relation to the Polyps, tho eoral milders and sponge-makers; and the sin gular habits of the Jelly-fishes, their curious modes of feeding, of locomotion and of repro duction were described with some detail. The lecturer referred briefly to the principle which guides the naturalists iu assigning the relative rank of different creatures iu the scale of ani mal life—the recognition of an analogy between the young of the ltjgher typo and the adult forms of a type that is lower. This analogy he promised, to still further illustrate in a future lecture. Mr. Morse's explanations are singularly clear; he does not deal in technicalities, but uses terms which all can understand. His illustra tions are happy; and his rapid and graceful de lineations upon the blackboard heighten the interest ol the scientific facts he presents. His lectures offer an opportunity of combining pleasure with instruction snch as should not be allowed to pass unimproved. Mhip.Huilifcr’i) Convrnlion. The corporators of the Maine Ship-builder's and Ship-owner’s Association held a meeting Thursday afternoon at the Merchants’ Ex change, for the purpose of taking measures to effect an organization. The meeting was calledto order by Mr. Mudg ett ot Stockton, and Hou. Nathan G. Hich born of Stockton, was appointed Chairman, and M. N. Rich of Portland, Secretary. It was voted that when the meeting adjourn, it be to meet at the Merchants’ Exchange iu this city on Tuesday, the 10th day of April next, for permanent organization, and for the transaction of such other business as maytben properly come before the meeting. It was also voted, that the thanks of the Con vention l>e extended to the Portland Board of Trade, for their interest in the matter ot the convention; and to solicit their hearty co-ope ration in the future. 1 It was also voted, that the newspapers in this State, especially in the ship-building districts be invited to publish the trausactions of this meeting, and to give them such publicity as to secure such an attendance at the next meeting as its importance demands. The meeting then adjourned. Nathan G. Hichborn, Chairman. M. N. Rich, Secretary. Opera at the Girls’ High School.—The burlesque opera of Pepita, or the Gipsey Girl of Andalnsia, will be performed by the High School girls this afternoon at 3 o’clock, at their school room on Cumberland street. Those who have looked in on the rehearsals pronounce it a very amusing take-off on the operatic style, in plot and words, as well as dears and music. That all may be accommodated, a limited num ber of tickets will be sold by the members of the school, and at Lowell & Senter’s on Con gress street. The proceeds- are to be employed to the payment of the piano for the school room. Grand Concert.—Mr. P. S. Gilmore, who has been delighting Bostonians with his grand concerts, will give one in this city at Deering Hall, on Thursday evening, March 28th, at which Camilla Urso, Carlyle Petersilea, Dr..C. A. Gnilmettc, Mr. M. Arbuckle and others, will perform. Tt will be the grandest affair oi the concert kind tor the season. The new Merchants’ Exchange room now boing fitted up over the Telegraph office, cor ner of Exchange and Fore streets, will be open ed at 10 o’clock A. M. on Monday next, to sub scribers. The rooms have been fitted up in a neat and tasty manner, and are very pleasant ly and conveniently located. Second Story Taken.—We understand that the second story of the Portland Athenajuiu building, on Plum street, has been engaged for the office of the Internal Revenue Collector and Assessor, and that it will bo immediately fitted up for their uses. This will be an excel lent place for that business. Larceny. — Officer Sterling arrested, on Wednesday, three lads from 10 to 13 years of age, named James Lowrey, John McDonough and James Griilin, for larceny of old iron from a ship yard on the Westbrook side. They were taken to tlie lock-up to await an examination. LiquoR Stezurrs.—Yesterday tho Deputy Marshals seized small quantities of liquors in the shops kept by Meyer Waterman, on Canal street, .James Dunphy, on York street, and John Wall, on Market street. • Akers has jv.8t finished portrait busts, in clay, of Ex-Mavor McCubb, Collector Wash burn, and Mr. H. B. Brown, the painter, ah of which arc on exhibition at his studio on Mid dle street. _ Personal.—Hon. John Lynch, our Repre sentative in Congress, returned home on Wed nesday evening. Ho will not probably return during the present brief session. Real Estate at Auction.—Attention is in vited to the sale at auction, to-day, of the real estate of the late Charles E. Beckett. It com prises some valuable pieces of property. ^ # We regret to learn that our venerable fellow citizens Israel Richardson, Esq., and Hon. Geo. Evans are seriously ill, and that their diseases exhibit no favorable symptoms. -LA - i.. . ,JU."L."J iVni*<l Meetings. Our citizens will not forget that to-day they vote upon the question of accepting the act entitled “An Act to enable the City of Port land to aid in re-building said City,” by which the city is authorized to issue its bonds to an amount not exceeding two millions of dollars, 'the proceeds of said bonds to be loaned updn mortgages of real estate, for the purpose of building dwelling houses, stores and buildings in the city. The act has been published in the several daily papers for some days, so that every voter may be conversant with it, and know what he is voting for. It requires a two-thirds vote for the acceptance of the act. The polls open at 10 o’clock A. M., and close at 4 o’clock P. M. Committee Meeting.—The Committee on Solicitation of Subscriptions to the Institute are requested to meet at the Studio of Mr. H. B. Brown, No. 17 Free street, this afternoon, at 41-2 o’clock. The Steam Fike Pkooe Safe—The propri etors of Sanborn’s Steam Fire Proof Safe have opened a store No. 60 Sudbury street, Boston, where samples may be seen, inquiries made and orders given. Arrangements are making with manufacturers to produce the £ afes and the Trunks for the market as soon and as rap idly as possible. Orders will be put on file and filled as they are received; “first come first Berved.” Call for or address ' E. D. Draper, Treasurer, or P. F. Jones, Secretary, No. 60 Sudbury street, Boston, Mass. Boston, March 11,1867. marl 3-eod2w The members of the Irish American Relief Association are invited to attend the celebra tion of St. Patrick’s Day on the evening of the 18th inst, at their hall, on Fore street. The members can obtain their tickets at Mr. May bury’s office, No. 179 Fore street. marl5-3t Per Order. Acknowledgment. We are under obliga tions to C. Preble, Richmond, and P. M. Bux ton, Bethel, for copies of the Weekly Press of the 13th of September. Others who were in tending to do us n similar favor will see that our present necessities arc met. d&w Mains' Elderberry Wine is tbo best reme dy in the world for Piles. Buy one bottle and try it. For sale by all druggists and country grocers. janl2—W&wly Try Me.—Those in want of a wholesome beverage should use the “Try Me” coffee, man ufactured and sold at wholesale by Smith & Clark, No. 169 Fore street. marl5-2t The Democratic Party. Because at the recent municipal elections in Troy, Lansinburg and Rochester, owing to purely local causes, the Republican strength was divided and the Democrats obtained the plurality of the votes, the N. Y. World claims a great reaction in public sentiment in favor of its party. “The tVle is turning,” it exclaims, and though the victories “are not so complete as we wish they were, they show that the peo ple are beginning to realize the necessity of stemming the torrent of Radicalism which has engulfed Congress and threatens to carry the the nation along with it." After explaining the causes of these local re actions, and directing the World’s attention to Bangor, Portland and the charter elections in this State, and of a republican triumph in Newport, Kentucky, and the election of a Republican Mayor in that dark corner of Democrat Egypt-Cario, 111.,—the N. Y. Times sensibly remarks In truth, there is no chance of success for the Democratic party in the North until it cast ofi its Copperhead leaders and constructs a platform in harmony with the loyal resolves and aspirations of the American people. Con necticut and New-Hampshire have furnished illustrations of the fact that the Democratic or ganization is still controlled by men who sym pathized with the rebels, aud now oppose the im position of conditions upon the rebel States. The Kentucky Democrats, meeting in Conven tional at Frankfort, marie no secret of their pur poses and affinities. They singled out tor honor prominent and avowedly unrepentant rebels, and their position is equivalent to an assertion of the right, of the excluder] States to resume at once, aud without conditions or qualifica tions of any kind, their places in Congress. The Kentucky Democrats and the Democrats of Connecticut and New-Hampshire, as well as the New-York admirers ofthe World, belong to the same organization. Their principles are identical. Their policy is the same. And while these things continue they will find their efforts to turn the tide of Northern opinion ineffectual. The President's veto message on the Military Government Bill may he the ex cellent campaign document which the World declares it to he. But a dozen messages will not couvince the Union majority of the na tion that the Democratic Party may Is- safely trusted, in view of recent Democratic speeches and platforms, and especially in view of the Frankfort demonstration in support of treason and traitors. SciaBl, Now Is as good a time as any to cut scions for grafting in the spring. They should be taken from the body of the tree, and from up right branches. If cut from tbe low, horizon tal limbs, they will never make a top that points heavenward. The scions should be twigs of the last year's growth, well ripened and not injured by the severe frosts of win ter, whereby they may have thus been winter killed. Much depends upon the health of the scion; if teeble or half-ripened, it will not live to amount to anything. Nor is this all. Scions, to do well should receive the circulation from tbe stock as soon after they are set as possible. If the weather proves dry, the scion exposed to the naked sun and wind will, in a few days, become shrivelled, and the sap cannot move into its veins. It needs as wet or moist wea ther to set scions into stocks, as it requires for the successful transplanting of vegetables in tbe soil. We have lost more labor in grafting by dry weather afterwards, than by any other cause. Scions cut now, before the sap starts, wil keep alive till required for use, and, if proper ly preserved, may be sent great distances by mail or otherwise. For home use, the best way is to wrap them in a piece of canvas or coarse cloth,saturated with water and lay them away in some cool place in the cellar, or they may be buried in sand out of doors. Some recommen I inserting the butt end in split po tatoes, which is not a bad plan. This will preserve the moisture ofthe bark and prevent drying up. Tbaxi. While W filer*. In July, 1854, Captain Kingman, of the Shooting Star, Bailed through a remarkable patch of white water, which he thus de scribes: ‘T have seen,” he says, “what is call ed white water,in about all the known oceans and seas in the world, but nothing that could compare with this in whiteness or extent.— Although we were going at the rate of nine knots, the ship made no noise at either bow or stem. The whole appearance of the ocean was like a plain covered with snow. There was scarce a cloud in the heavens, yet the sky for about ten degrees above the horizon, ap peared as black as if a stoi m was raging.— The stars of the first magnitude shone with a feeble light, and the Mi'ky Way of the beav eus was almost eclipsed by that through which we were sailing. The scene was one of awfrI grandeur; the sea having turned to phosphorous, and the heavens being hung in blackness, and the stars going out, seemed to indicate that nature was preparing tor that grand conflagration which we are taught to believe is to annihilate this material world.” The white water extended over twenty miles, and was divided longitudinally through the centre by a strip of dark water about half a mile in width. A quantity of the white wa ter, when put into a tatik,appeared to be alive with luminous worms. These, when caught in the hand, emitted light until brought near a lamp, when nothing con’d be seen. Exam ined under a glass, they seemed to be merely bits of jelly-like substance—evidently acule pliw, as they had the power of expanding and contracting themselves. These gelatinous worms, living and dead, often convert, by their phosphorescent light, the surface of the ocean into one vast sheet of fire. Crinoline in France.—A Paris letter to the London fashion journal called The Queen, lias the following: For some momlis past tbomuch-a’mscd crin oline has been gradually decreasing iu its di mensions, and the new torm of skirt has neces sitated a total change in its form Cages now measure round the edge from two yards and a half to two yards and three-quarters in width; there are no steels whatever at the top, and above the cage a well gored narrow white pet ticoat is worn, and above this a second white petticoat, which is elaborately trimmed. As thfl fashion for long trains necessitates the* fre fluent exhibition of the petticoat when moving about a room, this second skirt is frequently ornamented with Valenciennes lace and rich embroidery. These undergarments prove very costly; so the more moderate substitute for those rich decorations a trellis-work termed with fine white braid, and a star embroidered in satin stitch in the center ef every lozenge of the trellis-work. This ornament is braided and embroidered iu the flounce ef the jiet ticoat, and is very easily worked. Petticoats lor evening wear are made within an inch its long as the dresses, and it should be liorne in mind that the train of a skirt now measures at the very least three quarters of a yard. —Madame Annade la Grange, who is re membered throughout America as one of the most reliable and capable of our foreign prima donnas, writes from Italy that she intends to visit the United States during the spring, at which time she proposes to take her farewell of the lyric stage. . SPECIAL NOTICES, Bricklayers Union! Builders and Contractors. Gentlemen :— Your attention anil approval is Sons respectfully invited to the following cousidera ..A* a BPccial meeting of Bricklayers Union held at rninr room on Wednesday evening last, it was voted ana unammon&ly concurred in that the wagea for iEii-S?®* bricklayers, for the ensuing season, be lour zSJK? P®r r,a3r» the same as last year after the tire, with this proviso, viz:—that should there be an ad ,n relation to prices of rent.-, provisions, Ac., to any considerable extent, we deem essential both tor employer and employees, to be regulated thereby, thus endeavoring to promote and maintain the wel fare amt dignity of our order, and be at peace and in harmony with those with whom we mav be ern I>loye,]-__mariosul't The Very tLatest Styles of Boots and Shoes for Ladies, Gentlemen, Misses and Children, made of the best materials, are to i>e had of T, E. MOSELEY & CO., Summer Street, Boston. The stock is fresh, ami worthy the atten tion of families who study economy. Republican Caucus. The Republicans of Cape Elizabeth are requested to meet at the Town House in said town, on Friday, March 15th, at 4 o’clock 1*. M., to nominate candi dates for town officers for the ensuing year. Per Order of Town Committee. Cape Elizabeth, March 12,18G7. inarUid COLGATE & CO.’S, WINTER SOAP ! Recommended for CHAPPED HANDS and for general Toilet use during COLD WEATHER. It maybe obtained of all Druggists and Fancy Goods Dealers. 8N feb20d23t

Warren’s Cough Balsam. Tho best Remedy ever compounded for Coldh, Cough*. Catarrh au«l Consumption, and all diseases of the Throat and Lungs, gy For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by IS. F rtHAOUlltV, octlSd&wsN6m Druggist, Bangor. A Valuable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt to combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Bark. It has been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor has testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reccommend its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—Independant. The Great New England Remedy! DR. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the affiicteil throughout the coun try, alter having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits have become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES Sore Throat, Cold*, Cough*, Diptheria, Bronchitis, Spitting of Blood, and Pnl> ■nonary Affection*, generally. It i* a Remarkable Remedy for Kidney Corn* £1 Hint*, Dinbele*, Difficulty of t'oiding rane, Bleeding from the Kidney* and Bladder, Gravel and other complaint*. For Pile* and Scurvy, it will be found very valuable. Give it a trial it you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It is Pleasant Nafe and (tare. Sold by Druggists and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. P. Phillip* A Co., J. W. Perkin* & Co., And W. W. Whipple, TORTLAND, ME. sep29-deow6msN Batchelor’s Hair Dye. Tills splendid Hair Dre is the best in the world. The only true and perfect Dpe-Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural Black or Brown. Remedies the 111 effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it so ft and beantiful. The genuine is signftd Wil liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, au<l should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. {gTBewnre of a ooniiterfeift. November 10. 1806. dlysu Long Sought For l Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. As a Mediclnk Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as well as one of the most agTeeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure mice of the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a be rerage. To the days of the aged it addetli length, To the mighty it addetli strength,” *Tis a balm for the sick, a joy for the well— Druggists and Gntcers buy ami sell . 1T1AI1VS’ ELDKRBKKKY WINK ncv27 8 N d&wtf D It.S. S. FITCH’S “Family Physician,” Seventy-six pages : price 25 cents. Sent to anv ad dress. No money required until the book is received, read, and fully approved. It is a perfect guide to the sick or indisposed. Address DK. S. S. FITCH, 25 Tremont Street, Boston. sn Jau28dly Fisher’s Cons'll Drops. This certain and effectual c ure lor Coughs and all iliwAxtrr* of die throat and lungs, lias been generally known throughout New Fnglan.! for the last sixty years, and is warranted to cure, or the price will be refunded. Prepared by George W. Walling i obi), Grandson of the late Dr. Fishef. NASON, SYMONDS & CO., Proprietors, Kenne bunk, Maine. G. C. Goodwin Co., Boston Agents. Sold by all Druggists, marld3m n ANDERSON & CO’S. HOOP-SKIRT FACTORY! 333 Congress St, above Casco, 53P~Freneh, German and American Corsets Irom 75 cte to $10,00 a pair. Hoop Skirt's made to order at one hours notice. Feb 9—sn d3m V. Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, tEQUIRFS IMMEDIATE ATTENTION, AND SHOULD HE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Lnugn, n per manent Throat Dimeaae, or CouMuinption, often the result. BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A NTRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. Vor Bronchitis, Aathma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Disease*, TROCHES ARE USKD WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singers and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat alter an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials irom eminent ; men throughout the country. Being an article o true merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them iu new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches are universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only “Brown’s Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold evekwjiekb Dec 4—d&w6m sn Why Suffer irom Sores ? When, by the use ol the ARNICA OINTMENT, you can be easily cured. Jt has relieved thousands irom Burns, Scalds, Chapped Hands, Sprains. Cuts, Wounds, and every Complaint eg'the Skin. Try it, | for it cosls but 25 cents. Be sure to nsk for Hale’s Arnica Ointment, For sale by all druirgists, or send vour address ami 35 cents to O. P. SF YMuUK & CO., Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail. feb26d2m s n Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd's Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations for the cure ol all lormsof Ncrvousueus. It is rapidly superceding every prefiaration of opium—the well-known result ol which is to produce costivencss and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation lor Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the learful mental and bodily symptoms that, ibllow iu the traiu o! nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. Make Your Own Soap ! NO MNE NKUKMMARY! By Saving and Using Tour Waste Grease, BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’fg. Co’s 8APONIPIEE. (Falentsof 1st and 8tli Feb., 1839.) CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soil soap for only about 30cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. W“Be particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Go’s Saponitier. nol7sxeod&wly dr. SWEET’S INFALLIBLE LINIMENT, 1 he Orout External Remedy, (hues Khruniiitit.nl, I'm, unit « Neuralgia, Toolhn.hr, Ntitl Neck uu.l Joint*,*iore», Hruiura, Ulcer*, ■(eudurhe. Kurus imH Nrnlil*, «®o«, thill,Inins. ’ l umliago, Rites unii Htiutrs. MpraitiH, ?ffloicnt remedy for LAMENESS, UATC' 1ES, «C„ in horses. (,h(> 0. GOODWIN & C Boston, Man uttutiu ers and Sole Agents. Sold by all Druggists. inchlL’codlGwsN “Buy me and I’ll do you flood.'* USE UK. I.ANUi.KY’M 1SOOT AND HERB BITTERS for Jaundice, Costivenes, Liver Com plain I, Humors, Indigestion, Dyspepsia. Piles, Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, and all Diseases arising from disordered Stomach, Torpid Liver and bad Blood, to which all persons are subject m Spring ami Summer. Sold by GEO. C. GOODWIN & (JO., ;>8 Hanover St., and by all Dealers in Medicines marl2deod 16w ». x. SPECIAL NOTICES. WISTAB’N BA1.MA.TI —OF— WILD CHERRY/ HAS BEEN USED NEARLY UA1.F a CKNTUBY, With the most astonishing success in curing CouRh*, Cold*, llonrarnru, Store Throat, lufl uenza, U hoopiog 4'oiigli, Croup, Liver Complaint"* Broucbili*, Diflcullf Brvnlbia*, Anthrna and cycry utfeetiou of THE THROAT; LUNGS AND CHEST, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of this mod clue in alt cases of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of high standing to employ it in their practice, some ol whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ol a few of these:— K. Hoyden, M. Exeter, Me. Alexander Hatch, M. D., China, Me. K. Fellows, M. D., Hill. N. H. W. H. Webb, M. I>., Cape Vincent, N. V. W. B. Lynch, M. I)., Auburn, K. Y. Abraham Skillman, M. D., Boundhrook, N. J. H. D. Martin, M. !>., Mansfleld, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes of our fellow citizens, from tho halls ol Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond the seas; for tho lame and virtues ol Wi.lnr’s BaUum l.ave ex tended to the “ uttermost bounds ol' tho earth,” without any attempt on our iart to introduce It be yond the limits ol our own country. Prepared bv SETH W. FOWLE & SON. IS Tre mont Street, Boston, and sold by ail Diuggists and Healers generally, ** UBAC K’M I'KLBBBATED NALVg! Cures in a very short time OLD SOKES, BURNS, SCALDS, CUTS,WOUNDS BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, Ac., &c Grace’* Celebrated Naive! Is prompt in actiob, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, and reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus afford ing relict and a complete cure. Only 25 cents a bojc; sent l»y mail lor 35 cents. SETH W. FOWLE & SUN, 18 TremontSt, Boston, Proprietors. bold by Druggists uinl dealers gener ally. Feb 19, '66—SNeodT.T.8& weow UEMO VAI.7 UBS. CHADWICK & FOGG have removed to :iOI 1-9 CONGRESS STREET; BROWN’S NKW BLOCK, over tho store ol* Messrs. Lowell & Senter. Office Hours—10 to 12 A. M., and 3 to 51*. M. Dr. Chadwick’s residence 168 Cumberland street. Dr. Fogg’s residence 28 High street. 53^*Free Clinical consultations will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, tVom 4 to 5 F. M., for the poor. _ jan28sNdtl For Coughii; Cold* and Coiiuumpiion, Try the old and well known VEGETABLE PtJL. MON A KIT BA UNAM; approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Physicians for forty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd&w6m Boston, Proprietors. _married. In Belfast, Feb. 23, Hiram Jones and Mrs. Eliza beth Knight, both of Searsport. In Skowhegan, Feb. 20, Geo. W. Steward and Miss Annie M. Severance. In Sofon, Feb. 24, Amhers Spofford, ol Bingham, and Mary S. Hall, of Solon. In Winterport, Feb. 28, Robert Reed and Mercy E. Gray. In Winterport, March 3, Nathaniel Page and Ma ry J. Kenney. died. In Burlington, N. J., March 12, Mr. Horatio Hill, formerly of this city* ag» d 52 years. I Milwaukee papers please copy.] in Lewiston. March 4, Mrs. Lizzie E. Thoits, wile ot Charles It. Thoits, aged 21 years. In South China, Feb. 28, Mr. Jona. Wentworth, aged 82 years. In Montvflle, Feb. 19, Mr. John Poland, in the 80th year of his age. I11 Gardiner, March 4, of consumption, Mary A., daughter of the late Capt. Jos. Flftner, aged 18 years 11 months. I11 Whttefield, March C, Mr. John Peaslee, aged 55 years. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. Nova Scotian.Portland.. .Liverpool.. .March If. City ot Boston.New York.. Liverpool.. .March 16 Teutonia.New York. .Hamburg .. March If Fagle.New York..Havana.March If. Cuba.New York..Liverpool.. .March 20 America.New York.. Bremen_March 21 Ocean Queen.New York. .California.. .March 21 Gulf Stream.New York.. Rio Janeiro Marcu 22 North American.. .Portland-Liverpool.. March 23 City of I altimnre.New York..Liverpool... March 23 Caledonia.New York.. Glasgow ... March 23 Africa.Boston.Liverpool.. .March 27 Han/.a.New York.. Bremen ... .March 2s City of Cork.New York. .Liverpool*. .March 2l> Australasian.New York. .Liverpool_April 3 Miaiaiare Aliunnur.March 15* San rises..6.13 Sun sets.0.06 | Moon sets. 2.58 AM High water.7,10 AM | MARINE JSTEWS PORT OF PORTUiVD. Thursday, March 14. ARRIVED. Brig Isabella Jewett, Walker, New York. Brig Tangent, Chandler, Boston. Sell Vicksburg, Haskell, New York. Sell Michigan. Torrcy, New York. Sch Palos, Cousins, Boston. SehGeo B McLcllan. Keene. Bremen. S 'li Sami W Brown, Keene, Bremen. Sch Northern LigliPinkham, Boothbay. Sch Arizona, Stover, Boothbay. ODTSIDE—A light barque, supposed the Washing ton Butcher, from Boston. CLEARED. Steamer Dirigo, SLerwood, New York—Emery & B ox. • Sch Georgie Deering, Willard, Havana — Isaac Emery. Sch Anna Myrick, Collins. New York—J I Libby. SAILED—Barque Sarali B Hale : brigs Minnie Miller. Ella Maria, Calvestoif, Eudoius. llelmoiit Locke, Gentle Annie; sebs Hattie Ros-, C C Clark, A 15 Willard, Marcus Hunter, Hattie B’ Sampson. Ilannie Westbrook. Frank Herbert, Kben Herbert, 0 ML Petitt, ltuth Thomas, Braialiall, Eliza Ellen, Packet, Blondell, G D King, Hattie, Sardinian, l>el awure, Maggie J Chadwick, Ida L Howard, Uncle Sam, Adrian, Charlotte Ann, and other*. Snipnim^raro—At Eastpdrt, CT Houston is en gaged on a sebr ol 300 to s, to be launched in Mav. She is owned by the builder, J5 H Dyer, and C’apt 1 Crosby, who is to command her. Mr H is also build ing a clipper schr ot 100 tons, intended for the hail ing business; owned by David Perkins, and others, 01 K&stport. A Brighton is hi ilding a lighter lor the coasting business; owned by parties in Perry. At Perry, Messrs Hales, Duran & Co, are building two line schooners, one of which will be off 25tli of this month, and >lio other on the 1st ot April. The same parties will build another schr ot 125 tons, to be off in June. Potter Brothers are building a line brig ot 350 tons, to be launched next fall. From Branch Office Western Union Telegraph. Ar at Boston 14tli, steamer Gen McCallum, Laugh ton, Portland: brigs Fred Bliss,Jrom Galveston; HS Emery, Fitts, Sagua tor Portland. DISASTERS. Ship Geo Washington, from Callao, which a. rived at Valencia 4th ult, has been wrecked in the harbor. No particulars. The G W was a good ship cl about 1500 tons, and hailed troro Boston. Sch Mary Louisa, from Rockland for New York, with lime, got ashore on Long Island 4th jpa , where ! she took tiro and was destroyed A portion of the sails and rigging were saved. The vessel was valued at about *3000, registered 90 tons, owned in Rock land, and was uninsured. There was $1000 insur ance on the cargo, in Rockland Ins Co. DOMESTIC^ PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 9th ulf, brig Francisco, Berry. Coosc Bay. Sid 10th, ship Caroline Reed. Hinds, Puget Sound; 12th. barque Oak Hill, Gove. do. GALVESTON—Ar 1st inst. brig Ocean Spray, Nichols, Liverpool. NEW ORLEANS—Ar llth, barque Fanny Baler. Perkins, Glasgow. MOBILE—Ar 7th, brig Lizzie M Merrill. Ulmer. Boston. CHARLESTON—Ar 8th. sells Addle M Bird, Mer rill. Baltimore; Charlotte Fish, Strong, New York; B'nnnv K Shaw, Shaw. Philadelphia. WILMINGTON, N(3—Old 9th, sell G W Carpen ter, Fitzgerald, Iiu"ksjK>rt. RICHMOND—Ski flfh Inst, brig Nellie Mitchell, Demphey, Charleston; sch J D McCarthy, Simpson, New York. HAMPTON ROADS—Ar lOthJ schs Wm Arthur, Ankrews, Baltimore tor Salem; Nevada, Doughty, do for Bath: Julia Baker, Baker, and Tilt, Prescott. Baltimore fo* Portlaud; Eliza Frances, Sawyer, do tor New York. FORTRESS MONROE—Ar 12th inst, ship David Brown. Nichols, Callao. Ar 9tli. sch Hampden Belle, Hatch, tm Baltimore for Camden. Ar 13tli, a barque supposed the Deborah Fennel', from Callao for Baltimore. The fleet which sailed a few days aco. have all re ourueu. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 12th, sobs Dirigo, Baker, and Yonk e Blade, Coombs, Providence. Ar 11th, sch A Freeman, Perkins. Portland. Cld 11th, sch B F Reeves. Armstrong, Portland. NEW YORK—Ar 12th, barques J McCarty, Mc Carty, Buenos Ayres; John JJywer, Kill man, do; Horace Beals, Blankenship, Clenlnegos: brig M W i Williams, Kennedy, Cardenas; sclis EUen Perk ns, Perkins, Miragoane: Ida May, Buck, St Domingo; Silver Bell, Bailey, Savannah. Ar 13th. ship Graham's Polly. Norton, Ant'werp; barque Alina, Morton, Montevideo. Also ar 13th, brigs Lena Thurlow, Corbett, Cabai rien; Clara Pickens, Rogers, Port Roy ai, SO; L« on - ard Berry, Steel, Bermuda; sell J G Craig, Craig. Philadelphia tor Portland. Chi 13th, ship Jacob A Stamler. Sampsou, Havre; Hudson, l*raft, London ; barque Trajan, Sleeper, New OileauH. Below 13th, barque Arthur Kinsman'Means, lroin Havana. NEW HAVEN—Below 12th. sell S 11 Pool, Mc Faddeii, troin Providence. N E\V PORT —Ar 12th, sell Titmouse, Robb ns, tm I»rovideiice tor Rappalionnoek River. BOSTON—Cld 13th. barque Nellie Chapin, Wass, M.el , ,u^De; ,b,ri2 Caroli"e Eddy,Smith, Mataazas. Cld 14tb, ship Lookout, Nugent, New York; sch Adeline, ltyau, Bellast. Sid Utli, ships Ocean, Kate Troop, Ocean Rover, Andrew Jackson; barques Mary Kdson, Aberdeen, and Almoner; brig C B Allen. FOREIGN FORTS, At Calcutta 1st inst, ships Belle of the Sea, Ham - tnond, ami Kentuckian, Freeman, for New York, loading; and others. Cld at Malaga 23d, barque Staffa, Prookman, lor New York. At Trapani Jan 28, barque S A Blaisdell, Sawyer, for Boston, hlg. Shi tm Cagliari, tno date) barque McGflvery, Nick els, for Boston. Sid fin Gibraltar 18th ult, brig Daphne, Young, prom Catania) for New Yi rk. Ar at v'alfiuraieootb ult, barque Chattanooga,Free man. Boston. At Buenos Ay res 2d ult, ships John Bnnyan, Car ver, for Antwerp, Idg ; Benj Avmar, Sawyer, lor New York, do; barques J F Pearson, Lewis, for do; Mantieia, Morse, lor Portland, ready; Emma F Her rimau, lbr Boston, Idg: Masonic, Boyd, lor Antwerp; ami others. Sid 1m St Thomas 28th ult, ship Richard Busteod, Knowles, (from Calcutta) lbr Boston. At Trinidad 3d inst, brig Lorana, Knowles. Mg. Ar at Sagua 25th ult, brig John Welsh, dr, Fitield, Philadelphia. Sid ftn Bermuda 6th Inst, sch Kate Walker, Tap lev, Boston. In |nut 2d inst, sell Three Sisters, from Galveston, repairing Cld at St John. NB, 8th inst, sch Mary E Staples, Dlnwnore, Cardenas. I Per steamer Africa, at Boston. 1 Cld at 1 .iverpool 28th, Salus, 'Trefy, Castinc; 1st, L L Sturges, Linnekin, New York. Kflt (if )<ttfBiih JWun'i. JHilAtkl. I"f Oturl. Htoh; J II Keeler, Delano, NAw York; Moravian. (»s( Al ton, for Portland. A off Tuskar 27th. Thomas Freeman, Owens, trom Liverpool lor New Orleans. Ar at I).al 2*tl>, Western Empire, Headley, Irom London tor Liverpool. Sid fin Plymouth 28th ult, Suffolk, Merriman, for Melbourne.* Ar ut the Till 1st. Exchaui:e, Churchill, Matauzas lor Bristol. Ar at Shanghac Dec 30, Endeavor, Doane, irom New York. Sid D*; 28, Tamerlane, Hughes, New York.. y at Barcelona 23*1 ult, N M Haven, Hall, New yOTk.a‘ naT<’e 2701 ult» KhlS BM' Dexter, Im New Erglajid.CUXliaTOn 2l,,h ultl Norwester, Mosher, lor ard^du'r111"8 E°ad’*2,1,1 u,t- To^'ka- Hlanch sid fin Antwerp 28th ult, Woodslde, Mc.Ucvv, lor Swansea. Montevideo, Jan 28. Tho Mozart, of Lubec, from New York, went asln.ro near this place 27th and will be a total lObB. A portion of the cargo ’ may be saved, SPOKEN. Jan 20, lat 9 22 S, Ion 29 14, ship Western Chief, from London lor Sydney, NSW. Ft b 25, :»o miles W of the Smalls, ship Rochester, Irom Liverpool lor New Orleans. Feb 20, *>;T Holyhead, ship Orient, from Liverpool for New York. Feb?;, off Holyhead, ship New England, Irom Liverpool lor Savannah. March 5, off Point Lookout, sch May Monroe, irom Baltimore lor Charleston. Man hT, no lat. <£c, barque Elba, Drbko, from New York for Cuba. No date, (by ship David Brown, at Fortress Mon roe) ship Alexander, of Bath, from Callao lor Cowes NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. To Mill Owners and Corporations. THE PORTLAND COMPANY, PORTLAND, HIE., Are prepared to till all order* at short notice, and on as .avorable terms as any other establishment for Portable and Stationary Engines, OF ALL SIZES, Flue and Tubular Boilers, TASKS AND II EATERS, Bleach Boilers for Paper Mills, Mill Gearing and Shafting OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS. Aad all kind* of CANTVNCi* uned in Water Power and Mteain Mill*. GEORGE F. MORSE. Snpt. JACOB McLELLAN, Treas. March 15. d3m Collins, Bliss & Co., Produce & Commission Merchants, Cash Advances Made on Consignments, 233jState St, and 130 Central St, BOSTON. NEW ENGLAND AGENTS FOR THE Nonpariel French Guano. It is claimed that this Fertilizer is superior to any in the market, its virtues and inerirs over others,be ing to prevent all insects and worms from destroy ing crops or plants without burning or injuring those of (he most delicate nature. It is much strong* i than the Peruvian, thereby requiring a less quantity to permanently enrich Hie soil. Price $60 per ton. Send for Circular giving full particulars. rarl5d&w3m AGENTS WANTED POIt GEN. L. C. BAKER’S History of the Secret Service. The most exciting & interesting book ever published. rptllS WORK was announced more than one year -L ago, but owing to the attempts of the Govern ment to suppress it, its publication was delayed. It will now lxj issued, 'UNALTERED, AND UNA BRIDGED, UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF GENERAL BAKER. It contains a lull and otlicial expose of the intricate machinations of the secret en emies of the Union. / For startling developments and thrilling adven tures this book eclipses the famous experiences of FOUC11E and VIDOCQ. The marvelous narratives of Gen. Baker are all attested by the highest otlicial authority. It will ctuitain the only official account of the Assassin a ion conspiracy. A full history of this great, startling and terrible crime FROM ITS CON CEPTION, IN THE DAUNTS OF VILLAINY TO THE BURIAL PLAGE OF BOOTH, has never yet been placed before the public. The work also fully exposes the nefarious system by which Presidential pardons were and are so readily oblaiued at Wash ington. The morals of the National Capital aie thoroughly ventilated ami there are sonic strange revelation* concerning heads of deparments, members of Gon f;ress, female pardon brokers, and ilist iuguished mil tary characters. Send for Circulars and see our terms, and a full description of the work. Address NATIONAL PUBLISHING CO., 507 Minor St., Philadelphia, Pa. marl4d&wlm Boots and Shoes ! CL A RKE A LOWELL, No. 520 Market Sqnnrc. WE can and will selJ as good a quality ol Boots and Shoes, at as cheap rate as can be foun l in the city, We have some shop worn goods and others a little out ot the present style which we wish to close out before going into our new store and will sell them at Less Than Halt the Original Cost. Call and examine for yourselves, opposite Preble Street. marl.x&t new e 3 d I Glass Shades & Stands* JOSEPH STORY Manufacturer and Dealer in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops. lni|»nrter and dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles. German and French Flower Puts, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and. Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TREMONT STREET Studio Building mar 15d6m BOSTON, Mass. A. WILBUR & CO., No 112 Tremont Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in WELSH AN* AMERICAN Roofing Slates ! nr All colors and slating nails. Careful attention paid to shipping. niarl.Vlttin Camphor Ice. OF the same unrivalled quality manufactured by i. s for the last ten yean, we are now prepared to turniah consumers and the trade, in any quantity. J. R. LUNT & GO.. mchl5d3t new e 3d 348 Congress St. For 8a le. 5 BLACK WALNUT Nhow €a«r», nine and one-fourth feet long each, by F. INGRAHAM. Yarmouth, March 15, dlw SELLING OUT I n the: hart, 4us con^renn »t. N. I. MITCHELL & CO. will sell their stock of DRY GOODS! - AT —— Greatly Reduced Prices! In order to close up business, and w ill lease the stor occupied by them. N. I. UIITCHMjIj A CO. March 6,1867. eod&wtf PAINTS AND OILS, Dnijpi, Me«lirinoK, Dy« kIuHs. Window GIukm. AGENTS FOR Forest Hirer if Warren Lead Co.’s CRAFT* & WIliLIADIN, Nos. 5 and 0 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Dee4—'TuThSUy E. t. HlltTM New York Goods! Constantly on hand and for sale l»y T. CURTIS & CO., OU Milk St., ISoston, The only authorized Agents for the sale oi these Hoods in New England. T. C. & CO., Also manufacture the finest quali ties ot CaentM* Mewed aud Pegged Calf Boots and Shoes! OK EVERY VARIETY. Mar7—T, T & S4w* Great Bargains. ELLIOT & McCALLAR, No.ll Market Hquare. FOR TEN DAYS! Wh shall offer to our customers and the public, greater inducements in BOOTS AJVB SHOES Than can be found elsewhere. Our goods are of the best quality and style, and warranted work, all of which we shall sell at unheard of low prices for CASH. j£gr*We have adopted the NO CREDIT system and shall adhere strictly to it. Cirrus n mil—now in your time to buy. ELLIOT McCALLAR, No. 11 Market Mqtinre. March 11—dlw Piles and Lumber Wanted For Union Wharf. 250 to 300 Spruce and Hemlock Piles 25 feet j 25 to M) Spruce and Hemlock Piles 30 feet long, loo llncknictac Fenders f* feet long. All not less Ilian 12 in. at the but and 8 at the top. AlsoST.o leet running feot hemlock limber in x 12. loo sticks hemlock 10 to 12 leet long 8x8. i>5to40M3 In hemlock plank 15, 20 and 25 tect long. Apply to JOSEPH H. WHITE. March 8—eod3w Whorlinger .T—**— ■■ 1.1 ^HONPliCTUN, the press For 1807. Witli tlie uponing or the new )w wt prewnted to the readers of the DAILY PI1ESS, A Paper Enlarged lo the size of the largest New England Dailies. The enlargement of our dally edition is equivalent to the addition of between three and four column* to its size. This additional space w ill be devoted to tie tails ot important events, which we have heretofore been obliged to give in brief, and to selection* front current literature, grave or gay, such os we Lave lately been obliged to omit altogether. What the character of the paper thus enlarged will be, its past history will show. The Press was es tablished primarily to represent the Republican par ty of Maine. It was impossible Ibr the controlling party of the State to remain voiceless in this city. The Press will continue to defend the principles of the Liberal party of America. The war has closed one great cycle in our national history—the cycle during which aristocracy at the South and demoorar cyat the North grew up side by side, a period ot jealousy and conflict, resulting in un appeal to arms and the victorious supremacy of the democratic prin ciple. We have entered on a stat e of transition, which seems likely to prove longer than most ot us antici pated. The Press will insist upon a settlement which will secure the fruits of our victory. Nothing is settled till it is settled right. We must have de mocracy at the South as well a* at the North—equal rights fbr all secured by equal laws, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, impartial suffrage. Ot the profound convictions of the Republican party of Maine, tlie Press will remain a faithful exponent. We have engaged Regular Correspondents in Washington, New York, Bo*ton and Augusta, and occasiomil correspondents at various points throughout the State. During the French Expo sition we shall publish Regular Letters from Paris, Where our Correspondent has already arrived. To the people of Maine, and especially to people who have business relations with Portland, we hope to make the Press more valuable than any |»apcr published outside of the State can possibly be. We shall publish the same telegraphic summary as other New England m:wspaj»ers. We shall not publish special dispatches from Washington, but we shall have regular correspondence from that point, and a I>»Uy Summary of Maine News which readers here would be sorry to miss. We shal have Full anil Accurate market Heparin, forwarded by telegraph from al’ parts of the United States, from Canada, and irom England. A weekly Review ot the Portland Markets and an accurate Report of ltlniar Mkipping, in foreign and domestic ports, will bo published m here to tore. There will be 1VO INCREASE IN THE PRICE Of the Daily For EIGHT DOI.LUM A YEAR ! . We expect to (Uriilsh a paper, 'file I.afjii'st in the State, and aa large a* In ol her States is offered fbr tun or twelve dollars a year. --— THE MAINE STATE PRESS Is not liko many weeklies, a mere waste basket for the leavings ol the daily edition. It is designed to be as carefully made up us if it were a perfectly lnde I*endent publication. It contains from week to week, the most important articles which appear in the daily, together with a considerable amount of Matter Expressly Prepared for its Columns We shall add to its attractions during the com lug year, An Agricultural Department, To he conducted by the Rev. WIM.M TI A. DREW, of Au|gu»tn, a veteran journalist, widely and favorably known in Maine, and a contributor tor some time past to the Press over the signature of “Traxi.” Mr. Drew’s special qnaliiicutioiiH for this work need no herabling. The Shipping News of the Week Will he published without abridgment in the State Press, as will also the Review of the Portland Markets, And the Brighton Market Reports. To country traders the weekly report of Portland prices currrent alone will be well worth the subscrip tion price. In addition to a caveful Digest of General and Slate News, We shall also fnrnish weekly a page of Miscellaneous Beading for the Family. The weekly edition is made up In eight large pages, ot six columns each, and is the laarifi'Ni Weekly Paper in New England. It is offered to the public at the low price of DOLLARS A YEAR, invariably in advance. To a club of new subscribers, eleven copies will be sent for twenty dollars, and the same discount is ottered to larger clubs. ---— - NOTICES OF THE PRKIS. (From the Christian Mirror. J The Press has been enlarged since New Year’s. Wo are g!ad to see such evidence of prosperity. -With such iia|>crs as Portland now furnishes we see no need of importing Dailies from Boston and New York. [From the Portland Price Current.] The Press.—1The crowded state of our columns last week prevented us from noticing the eulageumnt mid re-arrangement of the columns of the Daily Press, which in its present enlarged form, and with its excellent editorial management, is certainly the leading journal of Maine, and equal to any in New England; especially when taken into consideration the amount of interesting reading matter that is daily furnished for the money. [From the Gardiner Home Journal.J * Portland Press was enlarged on 5?°. . ,nKt<» to about the size of the Boston Dailies. This is an evidence of not only the prosperity of the Press, but ot Portland as well, for of course the en largement is caused by the im lease of advertising tayors. The Press is worthy of the patronage it re ceives, is a credit to Portland and to the State, and we hope Increasing years may increase its prosper [From the Portland Transcript.] i-JFU?«*>A*,ly Pke88 begins the new year ntnch en larged in size; we are glad to see such an evidence ot the prosperity ot this exceUent journal. The Press has swung around the circle to another arrangement ot its editorial ami news matter; after all, the old second ami third page arrangement, presentin'’ edi torials and news together was the best. [From the Portland Advertiser, Jan. 2.1 The Daily Press appeared yesterday morning In an enlarged form. It is now fully equal in size to any daily paper in New England. In the arrangement ot reading matter it has returned to the original style which we think quite an improvement in its appear ance. Its new s is judiciously and carethlly selected, and a general culture and literary taste characterizes its contents. As a good family newspajKjr it has no su perior; and while Mr. Lincoln occupies the city ed itor's chair there wiU la* no lack of local news, as it is generally acknowledged in that department he has uo equal in the State. The enlargement argues a prosperous business, at least tor ur coteiuiorary, ami we hope it will never be found necessary to curtail the dimensions of this enterprising and respectable sheet. [From the Eastern Argus, J;ui. 2) —The Press appeared yesterday morning enlarged by tfio addition of 21 inches to the length of its col umns. Its make-up has also been changed again, and on the whole it presented a decidedly unproved appearance. Our cotemporary’s “ new clothes” are Mimewhut larger than ours, but tb« “ biggest are not always the best.” [From the Portland Evening Star, Jan. l.J The Daily Press ap|H.*ars this morning in an en large • lor in, making it now tally equal in size to any daily newspaper in New England. The editor in his New Year’s Salutatory, shows that the success of the taper tot the past year ha- been most gratifying and we are glad of its prosperity. The return to the original stylo ol* arrangiug the contents ol the paper is one ol the most agreeable features of the change * I From the ltangor Whig.) — The Portland Press was enlarged on the 1st of January to about the size of the Boston Daily Post and Advertiser—which are our largest New England dailies- and It now makes a very handsome appear ance. This evidence of prosperity on the part of so good and reliable a paper as the Press is gratifying. It shows, too, that Portland has lost nothing ol vigor, enterprise or resource, by the great tire;, but that its course is still onward—that its business is in ia<-i in creasing, notwithstanding the a|»ikurent calamity ot last year—and that its promii>6 ot commercial great ness is certain to be futlllled. The Press is among the best of the New England papas, and Its present appearance is a credit to the State. (From the Bath Times.) XW* The Portland Press comes our greatly enlarg ed, and we suspect it now gives another settler to the ?uestion which is “the princiiml paper in Portland.” t is bouud to distance its competitors. ^ (From the Lewiston Journal, Jan. 1.) The Portland Press has increased its size equiva lent to an addition of three or four columns, lids enlargement, following so closely upon its resurrec tion from the allies ot tin* great fire, shows that the principles it advocates and its efforts to cuter to the literary tastes of its readers are appreciated bv th« public. The additional sp ee now obtained will b2 devoted to details ot important events, and selections from current literature. selections [From the Worcester (Mas*..) Si.v 1 1»pen tbM conimefic «h„ f1 ^ ^ enlarged sheets and manifest signs of prosi^ritv, are the Portland Press and the Hartford E\ciung t ress, lhe former is the largest and last daily in the State r.t Maine, and the latter we have long regarded as one of the ablest of our Connecticut exchanges. [From the Bangor Times.) XZfT' The Portland Daily Press comes to us consid er iblv enlarged and with a return to its old style of “ make-up.” This enlargement—so soon after the great tire—to a size equal with the leading Boston dailies, speaks favorably for the prosperity of the citvand Indicate# a good degree of euterprize on the part of the proprietors. The Press is edited with ability, has able contributors, and as the loading paper of the dominant party, is a power in the land.