Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 29, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 29, 1867 Page 2
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'rHE pbessi Friday Morning, Man h 29. 1897. [ From the Xcw Fork Evening Foal.] Iku«*fh*« Diary. REMARKABLE STATEMENT BY GEN. BUTLER. We print below the remarkable statement of General Butler in the House of Representa tives yesterday, not because of its bearing against Mr. Hiugham, for we do not think the quarrel between Butler and Bingham of great interest, hut because of the great public inter est in the matters put forward by General Bailer. We caunot see how this matter can 1), left to rest where it lies. Whore is Booth’s diary? Why was it concealed? Who tore out the leaves? What did those leaves con tain? What has become of them? Lnless General Butler has indulged himself in insin uations which would be monstrous, there is a mystery here which justice demands should he ferret ted out. General Butler said: Ho would state the cvidonco on which he laid made, the other day, tlio statement that Mrs. Su. ratt was improperly convicted. He hold in his hand the printed report of the trial and had examined it with great care, because this was no sporadic thought of his. It was the result of careful, anxious investiga tion for another and a different purpose— to seo who were in the great conspiracy. There was one piece of evidence within the gentleman’s (Bingham’s) knowledge which he liad not produced on that most momentous tri al. When Booth was captured by Lieutenaut Golonel Conger there was, said Mr. Butler, taken from his pocket a diary tike the one 1 now hold iu my hand [holding up a small mo rocco-covered pocket diary] in . which he (Booth) set down day by day his plans. Ins thoughts, his motives and his excuse. That diary was put into the possession ot the government, but it was not laid belure the Military Commission, although the gentleman (Bingham) did lay heiore the Court Booth s to bacco pipe, spur, kudo, and other articles fmnd on his person. The diary wot not pro l,"! uat diary appears now before our Judiciary Committee, and let me say hero that 1 did no't ,i,i my information from that committee, with the eighteen pages oj entries made in the diary prior to the time of Mr. Lincoln's assassi nation absent. The edges show that the pages were all cut out. •‘Wliat 1 want to know is this: First—Was that diary wholo when it came into the hands of the government? Second—Whether it was good judgment on the part of those who were prosecuting the assassins ol Abraham Lincoln to put iu a tobacco pipe found m Booth's pock et as evidence against the prisoner, while the diary ill Booth’s own handwriting, detailing all tiie particulars of his crime, was withheld? Who spoliated that book? Who suppressed that evidence? Who caused that innocent wo man to he hanged while he had in his pocket the diary which would have shown at least vi hat waK the idea and what were the thoughts of the main conspirator? “There is still remaining in that diary a memorable entry written but a few hours be fore J. Wilkes Booth’s death. I quote from memory: ‘I have endeavored to cross,the Poto mac Jive times and failed. 1 propose, to return to Wash ington and.give myself up and clear my self qf this great crime.’ How clear himself? By giving himself up and disclosing his accomplices! Who were they? Who spoliated that book after it got into the possession of the government? If it was not spoliated, wny was Lt.-Colonel Conger allowed to go on and state what had been found on Booth’s body? The questions were carefully put to him, so he should uot tell about the book. lie meutilies the knife, pair of pistols, hoi st k r, tobacco-pipe, cartridges, a bill of exchange. ; hut he was nowhere asked, ‘Were these oil the articles that were found on Booth?” II lie iiad been asked that question he would li.iv.' answered that lie had taken Booth's diary from his pocket as he lay gasping iu death. 1 do uot know wliat would liavo been the ver dict of the Military Commission ii that evi dence bad been produced. The evidence found I on the person of Booth should have been pro duced. 1 understood the theory to be that the reason it was not produced was lest Booth's gUnifier tion of himsell should go into the case. I think that a most lame excuse. If an assassin cau glorify himsell Jut him do so; but there is no danger of it. 1'hereiure I again say here, it wits a most remarkable circumstance that a piece of evidence found on the Is sly of th< great Conspirator should be concealed. I will take that back—I mean that it was not put forward—not brought before the great public mind. 1 believe that piece of evidence would hove shownwhat in my judyement the whole case m,w shows—that Booth up to u certain’hour meant a capture and abduction of Mr. Lincoln, and that he changed his purpose and resorted to assassination." airs, tiurrait may or may not liaye known of the change of purpose. it all the testimony had been presented, we should have been able to pursue the accom plices, and to find out who it was that chanyea Booth’s purpose from capture to assusination— who it was that was to profit by the assassina tion, and that would not profit by the capture 01 Mr. Liacion—who it was that should suceed to Mr. Lincoln in case the bullet made a vacancy. In some aspects oi the case that diary might not have been legal testimony, but its moral evidence would nave carried couvictiou to the mind of everybody, because it was the dyiug declaration of a man, assassin though he were who w's telling the truth between himsell and God. J Mow was Booth, by coining back to Wash iugton, going to clear himself °f great rennet That question still remains. A .Meteur Seen Near Chicag*. Mr. B. F. Clough writes from Elk Grove, III., t > the Chicago Tribune, that on the 17th of this month.about sunset, "the attention ol myself ami family was suddenly attracted by a strange rumbling noise like not very distant thunder, which we soon ascertained was occasioned by the bursting ol un unusually large meteor, ap parently not very tar away. One of my sons being ncur the barn saw what appeared like a long train of fire passing from east to west in the somh, at an elevation of some forty-five de grees, slightly declining toward the horizon, ami disappearing after traversing some forty degrees. He at once ran through the barn, ami, calling the attention of two other brothers to the place it passed through, they saw its track still marked by a long line of vapor.— Then, all returning to the first place of obser vation, they heard the rumbling of the explo sion. From the house myself and the rest of rny family hearing the strange noise and seeing the excited movements of the young men, went to the door and learned the above facts.— The time from the first appearance of tbe me teor to the explosion did not exceed two min utes. This fact, together with the train of va por, would indicate that the body was low in the atmosphere—less than twenty miles away, and yet above the lower current of the air, as the wind, though very light, was in the west, the sky nearly cloudless, the air quite cool, tbe mercury standing at fifteen degrees.” The Stale af Deseret. The Constitution of the proposod State of Deseret, which includes the greater portion of the Territory of Utah, has been again laid be fore Congress, with a memorial of the Mormon Legislative Assembly of the proposed State praying for admission. The N. Y. Times Washington dispatch says: An examination of this Constitution shows it to be shaped very closely after that of the United States. It nowhere mentions the in stitution of polygamy, except by implication in that section which provides tuat the Gener al Assembly shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercises thereof, or to disturb any per son in his religious worship, or sentiments, and no subordination or preference of any one sect or denomination to anoth er shall ever ho established by law, &c. This over explicit assertion of the freedom of religious opinion is construed to mean protec tion to the peculiar institution of Utah. In all other respects the Constitution is unobjection able. Amendments ratified .before the recent legislation of Congress strike out the word white ami practically assert universal suffrage by con ferring it upon all male citizens of the United states twenty-one years of age. The vote on this ratification was H,005 for and 30 against Ihus indicating in the proposed State a Douula tion of over 100,000 So if Congress is admit ting new States with a far less numlier it must soon turn its attention to Deseret and poly K»my. _ The Liquor Question.—Hon. Woodbury Davis, of our city, being in Boston the other day, was requested to take the witness' stand before tbe committee of tiic Legislature who are investigating the questions of license and pro hibition. We find in tho Trantcript the follow ing report: Judge Davis of Portland went into the his tory of temperance legislation in Maine, and declared that the prohibitory law was enforced generally there, although this was not the case in some portions of the State, and from that reason l lie State Constabulary bill was adopt Th’Ln.ud.TLe«“lat"®' of liquors which SEfTSSS On the cross-examination the Judge said that the secret sale of liquor had contimmfun Maine, although to what extent he could tell. In Portland and Bangor, and other large cities and towns, those desiring stimulants of this sort can obtain them. Any stranger can have a bottle of wine sent to Ins room at the hotels, in Portland, if he orders the same. New Gold Discoveries.—A correspondent of the Sioux City (Iowa) Register, writing from Fort Bea uford, Dakota, January lyih says that in digging a well at that post, at the depth of about twenty feet, a vein of sand was Struck that panned out ten cents in gold to every quart of dirt. Some Montana miners say there are some of the very best indications lor gold in large quantities about there. Tho Register says: sue!'Iwetfs '!>f eohT 7° w'ira some fine specimens oi gold brought from the Hills region by Major CuUtZ ‘of* fe Amer ic in Fur Company, who gave it c, . founded upon the knowledge acquired"by”a residence ot more than a quarter of a centurv in the Indian country, that gold existed in large quantities, and was distributed over a considerable scope of territory, embracing the lllack llills, tho Valley of the Yellowstone"and jts tributaries. Orifinnl and Selected. —First page—Austria and Hungary, “Only a Woman,” Hand Looms and Spinners, ‘De lectable Ous?,” Passing Away, Oen. Butler ami Fort Fisher, Sensible Talk, See. Last page—Song—poetry, by Johu Neal, Celibacy in Paris, Anecdote*. _The Montreal Gazette stales that Mr. Der by, United States Commissioner of Fisheries, pirated one-third of his report to Congress from a book published by that paper. —Advice* Irom Ran* state that tho summer style foi gentlemen’* dress will be a necktie and a pa.r ot sock*. This will be but a slight change Iroui the dress of a dandy in North Carolina a standing collar and a pair of spurs. —A woman in Hudson City, N. J., feeling aggrieved at the castigation which her child had received in one of the public schools, retal iated by cow-hiding two of the teachers—the male principal and female assistant. —The World says „a colored man in New York w ho owns $250 worth of property, on which he pays tax, has the right to vote, these oolored people are not all Republican, but many have steadily voted the Democratic tick et, during past years.” This only shows that a colored man don’t know any more than a white man, and can go just as far wrong in castiug his vote. —San Francisco lias strawberries at only 75 cents a quart. —Navigation is now free between New York and Albany. —A waggish journalist, who is often merry over his persona) plainness, tells this story of bimself: “I weut to a drug story early the oth er morning for a dose of morphine for a sick friend. The night clerk objected to giving it to me without a prescription, evidently fearing I meant to destroy myself. ‘Pshaw, said I, ‘do I look like a man that would kill himself?’— Gazing at me steadily for half a minute ho re plied: ‘I don't know. Seems to me if I looked like you 1 should be greatly tempted to kill my self.’ " —It is so mountainous in the ‘‘hill country” of Colorado that many persons have to look up through their chimneys to see who are knocking at their next neighbor’s door! —A little girl in Columbus, Ohio, on a street corner, earnestly pleaded for a “chew of tobac co for her sick and dying mother.” —The lsostun Courier—poor autnonty—says the Massachusetts liquor law is driving multi tudes of business men out of that State. —The Catholics ot New York have only thirty two of tho three hundred and seven churches iu the city, aud yet their church at tendance is nearly as large as that of all the other denominations combined. —A Texan farmer who recently put somo monkeys in his cotton field to pick the boles of cotton has become disgusted and concluded that negro labor is best. He says he was told that ono negro would take charge oi ten monkeys and that three of the latter would pick as much cotton as one negro, but he found it took ten negroes to oversee ono monkey while tho latter oouldn’t pick a half pound of cotton in a whole day. Ho gave away his new help, and thinks tho next time he visits the West Indies he shall not purchase any more of the same kind. —A grandson of John James Audubon, the ornithologist, is a broker in Wall Street. —Gen. Sheridan declares that Texas furnish es the finest hunting in the world. —A California letter says: “Only a few nights 6ince, at a party, I asked a lady who had been brilliantly entertaining those present with some exquisite selections from Verdi, if she had any music from ‘Martha,’ aud she re plied, ‘Y’ou bet!’ And she did have; and she sung and played it well, too—yon bet!’’ —The story of the four-aud twenty black birds that were baked in a pie is equalled by oue which comes to us from California. A Pacific paper tells of ‘214 baked mice having been counted out of a nest of rags they had made in the cooking stove oven of a vacant bouse—the oven door, having been partially open and the house unoccupied for some months, was closed by a new ocupant, and the fire made in the stove with result as report ed. —Very extensive peat beds have been dis covered in the tule land around the bays of San Francisco aad Suisau. —Dr. Holmes, in the Atlantic for April, haz" ards the opinion that “lawyers half learn a thing quicker than the members of any other profession.” —Nearly twenty-five years ago, Governor Andrew, then a young member of the bar, was co-editor with James Freeman Clarke aud O. A. Brownson, of the Christian World,a, Unitarian paper published in Boston. —On the railroad from St. Petersburg to Moscow, 400 miles in length and opened to travel in 1852, tho life of a single passenger bus not thus far been sacrificed. —The French sold splendid cavalry horses for $5 a piece before leaving Vera Cruz. —George B. McClellan graduated at West Point in tho class of 1840, ranking number two. General Grant was graduated in the class ol 1843, aud ranked number twenty-one. —Lucy Stone and her husband have started for Kanzas to canvass that State ou the ques tion of equal or impartial suffrago, by special invitatiou of tho Governor and leading citizens of that State. —The Paris Exposition will be opened next Monday, without any state ceremonial. —At a meeting of the colored voters of Jacksonville, Florida, the following resolution, among others, was adopted: ‘Heeolved, That wo as a body, will support a Union ticket; we will support no man who has ever been in the Confederate service voluntarily." —The Democratic evening paper in Wash ington estimates, on the basis of the number already registered, that about ten thousand ne gro voters will pe found in that city, which, it says, will be enough to control the elections. —A Titusville, Pa., letter says that most of the oil companies, whose capital stock exhibit ed such an appalling array ot ciphers, have, by a continued settling of their under-pin nings, at length reached the ground floor, and their assets may bo represented entirely by ci phers. —About every vessel arriving from Europe, within the past week, reports encountering immense fields of ice in or near the Gulf Stream. —The price of gas has been reduced in Phil adelphia to $3.00 per 1000 feet, and 10 per cent, off lor prompt payment. —“Brick Pomeroy," of tlio La Croeee Demo crat, said in a recent article: “Lincoln was elected by fraud and bayonets. Uis heart was not pierced, but his brain was, by a pistol ball fired by an agent of God, and that agent still lives, although the mangled corpse of an un known man was used in Washington to recov er a reward for tho body of Booth.” —Brigham Young, thirty years ago,boarded at a hotel in Port Pryou, and left it owing $100. This sum he has just paid, which is strong proof either of honesty or repentance. —The friends of the late Artemus Ward have organized a Monument Association, with a view to a general movement for a national monument to the lamented humorist. —Tho remains of fhe murderer Coon, exe cuted at Troy last Friday, have been stolen from tlieir resting place. —The New York Tribune thinks the ques tion of appointments and confirmations seems to have degenorated into a kind of horse-jockey business. —A little boy having asked his mother what “blood relations” meant, and being told it meant near relations, said, after a moment's | thought, “Then, mother, you must be the bloodiest relation I’ve got." —Eleven thousand yards of toweling, 2500 white counterpanes, and 30,000 yards of linen were required to fit up the Great Eastern. —Intelligence from Tennessee says that Gov. Brownlow counts upon a united negro sup port. There are now in operation in Arkansas nineteen schools for the, and fifteen others have been located and are awaitng teachers from the North. Of those in opera tion, -'ight are sustained entirely by the freed men aud ten in part. —An Irishman says he can see no earthly reason why women should not be allowed to become medical men. —There are ninety-two divorce petitions pending in the Supreme Court for Providence county, R. I. All but twenty of the petition ers are women. —Gen. Sheriden has done one noble act in Louisiana, for which all loyal men will thank him; the removal of three rebel officials, May or Monroe, Attorney General Heron and Judge Abell. —The Troiuont House, Boston, has been re leased to Mr. Stevens lor ten years, at $35,000 a year. The Delavan House, Albany, is leased for fourteen years, to the Lelanda of New York, for $1,000 per week. —8. P. Browu& Co., Dover, turn out 8,000 > ards woolen goods per week. Mayo & Son of Foxcroft, manufacture 9,500 yards of woolen goods per week. —The Republican party organized in South Carolina! How can the boues of the dead chivalry rest in their coffins? —The Richmond Enquirer states that Dan ville, Virginia, pays a tax of $3,000,000 annual ly on the manufacture of tobacco. —There is fashion in thought as well as in 1 dress. Poftloitd and Tlitinity. New AdurtiNfiurntH To-Day. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Hair Restore*—Mrs. S. A. Allen. Bools and Shoes-T. 1£. Moseley & Co. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Grand Matinee—P. S. Giliuore. AUCTION COLUMN. Auction Sale—Joseph S. Bailey. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Bools and Shoes—<Clarke & Lowell. Butler—»I. L. Weeks. Annual Meeting—Portland Dispensary. Buekwhoat—J. L. M ecks. Bla<'k Diamonds—Jann s H. Baker. White Drips—J- L. Weeks. PkV‘ter -Kendall & Whitney Smoked Tongues, «c.—»T. L. Weeks. Apothecaries—A. G. Sol dot tor beck & Co. Groceries. &c.—J. L. Weeks. Building tor Sale—W. II. Jerrls. F*»r Sale—George H. Starr. Wanted—Wet Nurse. United Stales €omuiiuiioicr,i Court. WM. II. CLIKPORD, ESQ., COMMISSIONER. 1 nuitSDAY.—An examination was had in the com plaint against Thomas Kildof, late seaman on board brig Helen O. Phinuey, for (larceny of 20 lbs. of su gar Irotu the cargo. Oue of his shipmates testified that Kildot purchased the sugar in the port of Car detias. The Commissioner discharged the accused. J. O’Donnell, Esq., for the defendant. Supreme Judicial Court* CRIMINAL TEBM.-TAPLKY, J., PRESIDING. Thursday.—In the case of State v. Mary Ann Clark & als., tho evidence on both sides was all put in, and Court adjourned to 10 o’clock Friday, when the arguments will bo commenced—Mr. S. C. Strout making the argument for the accused. Municipal Court. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Thursday.—The liquors and vessels seized a short timo since on tho premises of R. K. Robinson wero declared forfeited to the city, no porson appearing to claim the same. George Webster and J. G. Perry, on search and seizure processes* paid $22.26 each. A man was brought up for larceny of lead pipe from tho cellar of tho Custom House. His plea was tliat he had imbibed too much rotgut and was uncon scious what he had been doing. The Court fined him $10, and costs amounting to $3.17, which his wife promised to pay, and made an earnest request to the reporters that her husband’s name might be kopt Irom the papers. As it was his first offcuco and he promised it should bo the last, wo comply with tho wile’s request. The Gilmore Concert last evening was a triumphant success. Long before the hour for opening, the doors were besoiged by an eager crowd; and the rush for places was so great as to completely block the entrance. The psrformancc was all that had. been anticipated —which is saying enough. Camilla Urso was reoeived with enthusiastic applause, and played as only she can play. — Ur. Carlyle l’eterailea created an extremely favorable first impression, and Ur. Arbuckle sustained the high reputation he already en joys among us. The vocal portion of the con cert was also most satisfactory. Madame Jo hannsen rendered her parts in a truthful and artistic manner; the fine, flexible voice of Dr. Guilmetto showed to much advantage, and his dramatic power was well displayed in the per formance of the “Ship on Fire. Mr. Whitney sang very pleasingly in the aria from Don Pat quale. At the late hour at which we write it is impossible to criticise in detail, and in the midst of so much that is good, it is difficult to select the host; therefore, we make no attempt of the kiud. Much satisfaction was felt in hearing the announcement made on the part of Mr. Gilmore that in consequence of many holderg of tickets having been unable to obtain seats last evening, a matinee performance will be given this morning at eleven o’clock. Tickets may be obtained at the usual places. The conoert by the Orchestral Union which occurs this evening, is the first public appear ance since its organization. This society is composed wholly of ourcitizens, and we hope they will be well patronized. We are glad to see some interest being manifested in music, and trust it will result in a general waking up of the slumbering talent into action, for it must be conceded that Portland with all her advan tages, is far behind many smaller cities in this respect. A few years ago we claimed to rival Boston in the possession of a singing society; to-day, not a vestige remains. Lewiston dur ing the past season has brought out the “Cre ation” and other works of the great masters.— Bangor has a grand musical festival on the tapis and we see no reason why Portland can not at least do as much as her neighbors. Let somo individuals start in this matter and we doubt not, by united action, something can be accomplished. The above association was or ganized for the purpose of cultivating a taste for a good order of mnsic among our people and we trust they will meet with sufficient encouragement to enable them to continue their efforts. Portland, Me., March 28, 1807. Mr. Editor:—In your issue of yesterday there appeared a communication from Sheri dan & Griffiths, in which they state that my communication of the day previous place them in a false light before tho public. They deny one fact asserted by me, iu reference to their sending for men from other cities, which fact, however, we are able to prove, not only by the person who wrote the dispatches, but by others I am sorry the gentlemen have to fall back upon the State Legislature for support now. I think, sir, they might have had a better excuse last year than that, whereas, at that time, they held the demand was nothing but just. If the few plain truths I presented to your readers have placed the gentlemen iu so false a light, I do not know what their position would be had I made public certain transactions which it would be for their interest at the pres ent time to remain in secret. I do not wish to commence a newspaper con troversy with either of the gentlemen above mentioned, but am ready to meet them with facts and proot at any time, either in publio or elsewhere. Journeyman Plasterer. Portland & Rochester Railroad.—We learn that at the meeting of tho City Council on Monday evening next, a petition will bo presented from the Directors of tho Portland & Rochester Railroad Company, praying that a logal meeting of tho voters of Portland may be called to act upon the question of the city’s loaning to said corporation the sum of $700, 000. This amount will entirely complete the road, and the city would have the first and only mortgage upon it. The act of Feb. 28th, authorizing cities and towns to raise money to aid in the construc tion of railroads requires two-thirds of the votes cast at a legal meeting to he in favor of the measuro. There is no doubt that seven eighths of tho legal voters of this city would vote in favor of tho proposition mentioned above. Arrests.—Offlers Gerts and Williams ar rested a thief yesterday, who gave his name as Michael Holland and said ho came from St. John, N. B. Holland and two or three accom plices went into Thomas Gill’s grocery on Cen ter street Wednesday evening, and while.the rest of the crowd distracted Gill’s attention, Holland stole his overcoat. The overcoat was found yesterday morning at a shop in Cotton street. The officers were after another of the thieves named Bafforty, but at last accounts had not found him. A man was arrested by Officer Williams anil Constable Charles H. Hall, for steal ing twenty l'eet of lead pipe from the Custom House. Tub Machias Steamer.—The people on the route of the Machias steamer, at the various landings, greeted the City of Biclimond on her first trip with a truly hearty welcome, and flocked on board in large numbers, oxpressiDg their gratification at her improved appearance and enlarged accommodations. She will leave Bailroad wharf, foot of State street, at 10 o’clock to-night, on her second trip, and our merchants aud others interested should bear this in mind. Distribution of Goodies—Yesterday af ternoon, as the bake-cart of Messrs. Brooks was crossing the corner of York and High stroets, the lorward linch-pin jolted out, letting that part of the cart to the ground, tumbling the driver into the mud and distributing the cakes and pies in a most benevolent manner. The boys soon congregated in that vicinity and had a glorious feast on the goodies. Festival and Levee.—The festival and le vee of Congress square XJniversalist Sabbath School, advertised for two evenings, comes off— the second part—this evening at tho vestry of the Congress square Church. Preparations have been made for an exceedingly pleasant time, and we douht not the expectations of the getters-up wilt be fully rea'ized. Prooeeds for the benefit of the Sabbath School Library. Auction Salk.—E. M. Patten & Co. sold at Merchants’ Exchange, yesterday, one-sixteenth of bark Mary C. Fox for $800; one-sixteenth ot brig Antilles, $800; one-sixteenth of brig J. C. York, $950; ten shares Portland, Bangor and Machias 8. 8. Company, each, $70; two shares Portland Horse Railroad Company, each, $70. Floub Falling.—A barrel of flour rolled off a team at the loot of Cotton street yester day afternoon and, the head being burst in the operation, the flour was freely distributed. The article was rather lower than anyone likes to see it. K AVabte and Shbinkaoe.—People afe not generally aware of the waste and shrinkage of moat aLd fish they use daily in their families, aud, iu fact, ef almost everything else they purchase in small quantities. Every house keeper should keep a set of weights, and weigh every article consumed. In following this rule of late, I find the following waste or shrinkage thus, commencing Monday 9th: 9 lbs. beef (roast) weighed 71 lbs., 1$ short, 30t*. 45 7 “ cod weighed 5 lbs., waste 2 lbs. 7e. 14 24 “ beef stoak, less 4 lb. 2s. 25 lo “ bam, less 1J lbs. IGo. 2» 7 “ fresh j>ork, less 1J lbs. 18c. 22 Pork and corned beef, less 11 lbs. lCc. 24 1 50 Sugar will shrink 1-16; coffee, tea, rice and spices, do—probably owing to the atmosphere being so very dry at this season of the year. Here is a waste (or a leak) amounting to $1.50 a week on meat for a family of seven per sons. True, it does not amount to a very large sum per head, and allowing only fifty cents more for shrinkage of other articles, which is quite small, it simply amounts in one year to about $100, which can be saved as well as not w ith a small set of balances costing only $5.00. These balances may be found at any hardware store in town, and are very peculiarly con structed. The air in the places where they are known to be kept is very moist, and consequent ly prevents the slow process of shrinkage often noticed by a constant Obsebvek. New Invention.—The enterprising buys of Portland have in use a new inveution called “Bean Snapper,” which is used for wasting beans, by throwing them at the windows of houses as they pass by in the street, apnarent ently innocent of doing anything to causo the inmates to run and look out. The noise made upon the glass is like throwing small shot or gravel stones at the window. In some locali ties this has been practiced so often of late that it has become quite annoying and one in dividual has “spotted” a few of the leaders, in tending to present thorn to the Municipal Court for correction, instead of giving them a good shaking himself. So look out boys how you waste the grocers’ beans hereafter! O. The Sabbath at Home.—An extremely beautiful monthly, bearing tho above title, is published by tho American Tract Society, Boston. It contains sixty-four octavo pages, resembling in size and stylo the Atlantic Monthly, and is finely pYinted. Tho illustra tions and tho press-work are admirab'e, and tho cover is a fine specimen ol block-printing in colors. Tho literary contents are of an ex cellent character. Tho April number, now be fore us, shows a varied and interesting table of oontents. Bold at Chisholm’s—Congress street. London Society.—The March number of this favorite English magazine has been re ceived and is for Sale by C. E. Chisholm and Bro., 307 Congress St. and G. T. Depot. It has a varied and .interesting tablo of con tents. 8tate Items. —The column leader in yesterday's Argus was in large part devoted to the task oi prov ing that the Southern people, in making war upon the Goveroment, were not traitors!— That’s kind, neighbor; defend the reputation of your southern Democratic friends. —Some of our contemporaries speak of Wil liams now in jail in this city, as “tho Falmouth murderer," and talk of his “crime.” Because murder is homicide it by no means follows that homicide is murder. The mad bull that gores a man to death or tho tiger that break fasts upon a child is quite as much a murderer as this poor victim of insanity, and his maniac act was no more a crime than tho Into ol a mad dog. —Mr. Waterhouse, principal of the Augusta High Sohool, goes to Bangor to take charge of the High School in that city, the principal of which has recently gone to Worcester, Mass. —Gen. Edward Heath, appointed Mayor of New Orleans by Gen. Sheridan in plaee of the rebel Mayor Monroe, is a Kennebec hoy, horn in Litchfield, and is now a merchant in tho Cresent City. —The Bath Times understands that the freight bill of the steamer Daniel Webster, on her last trip from Boston to that city, amount ed to $300.00; and her receipts from passengers amounted to $108.00. —The Aroostook Times says that Duncan McQuarry was killed last week by a falling tree near Eeol River Lake. —The Whiy Bays more than sixty gentlemen from Dover and Foxcroft alone, arrived in Bangor Wednesday evening to attend the rail road convention. —On Tuesday last, while tho sun was bright in this region, a severe snow storm prevailed in tho region of Bangor. The Bath Times understands that the rail road committee are busily engaged in perfect ing the plans and estimates for tho road from that city to Rockland. —The Augusta correspondent of the Boston Journal says Judge Tenney of Norridgewock is in good health, newspaper reports to the contrary notwithstanding. The Lewiston Journal relates that a boy baby, apparently two months old, was left, with a valiso of very neat apparel, on the door step of Dr. Burbank of that city, on Saturday evening last, to which attention was called by ringing the door bell. A note accompanied tho package, written apparently by a lady, in a neat handwriting, addressed to “Mr. and Mrs. -” and stating the writer had heard they would rear a child provided one should be left with them whose parentage was always to re main unknown; that this child wag abandon ed not because its mother was too poor to rear it, but because of pride. The Doctor intends to rear the child in his own family, if its parent age contiuues unknown. —Belfast is to vote on the question of sub scribing for stock in the Belfast & Moose head railroad to tho amount of $300,000, or 20 per cent, ot the city valuation. —The town of Dexter has voted unanimously to loan its credit for the sum of $125,000 to aid in tho construction of the Dexter and New port railroad. —The Rockland Free Press publishes the result of the election in Appleton under the caption, “Rebel Victory.” —The Bangor Democrat courteously styles Messrs. Butler and Bingham a thief and a mur derer. —Andrew Hooker, of Gardiner, so jammed his hand in a machine with which he was at work, a few days since, that he had to suffer amputation of a linger. —The Machias Union says Mr. John Lycett, a resident ot Pembroke, aged about 74 years, died very suddenly in bed night of March 20th.—He went to bed in apparently good health, having remarked at tho supper table that he had not felt in better health for years. In the night he cried out to a friend occupying another bed in tho same room, “My God, I am dying.” He died without a struggle. —Tho Union says Dr. H. B. Knowles recent ly performed a somewhat critical operation on a boy of nine yearB, son of Win. Hawkes, of I’embroke, for u double hair lip and “cleft pal ate.” The boy is doing well. Copperheads.—A writer in the last At lantic Monthly, giving an account of a conver sation with Herndon, the law-partner of Mr. Lincoln in Springfield, quotes that gentle man’s account of some of the early trials ot settlers in that region. It appears to have been infested with a kind of vermin which may ho paralleled to-day: “We reached Springfield at last,” said Mr. Herndon; “and a most unlikely place it was. We had to build our log cabin on the edge of a ridgo, while wo labored to subdue the muck. Tbs marks of bears’ claws were deep in the trees right around round us. Ten years later I have killed a hundred snakes in the three quarters of a mile between my own house and my father’s, so you may guess what it was then There they all were—rattlesnakes, vipers, ad ders and copperheads.” “And what sort of a snake is the copper head?" I ask"d. - ' “A mean thing, A rattlesnake rattles, a vi per hisses, an adder spits, n black snake wliis tlee, a water-suako blows, but a copperhead jtut tneakt!" Inquisitive.—All tbo inquisitive children are not confined to Harper’t Drawer. A little three-year old in this city, a few mornings since, stood by his mother’s knee looking his baby brother—a few months old—in the face.— At length ha inquired,“Mamma, did God make the baby?’’ “Yes, dear,” was the reply. Touch ing one of the organs to which lie referred, with his finger, he continued—“Did God put on his little ears?” “Certainly, my child,”said the mother. Waiting a minute as though in a brown study, or pondering some weighty prob lem, he again bToke out—“Well, I don’t seo why God couldn’t put some moro hair on his head as well as put on liis ears !” Wellcome prepares the most valuable pain oursr wc ever had in our store.” y0 s yf F. Phillips. Those who use it refuse all others. ianTdlawtf Portland Turnverein.—Members are re quested to he present at the Hall Friday eve ning as business of interest will come before the meeting._ mar 28-2t Mrs* a. A. Allen’s Improved Hair Restorer and Dressing Combined in one Houle. Redared Price 91.00 per Dottle, •art# Sold by all Druggists. a" oodlrn SPECIAL NOTICES. A Very Large Stock ol Loots, Shoes and fashionnMe styles ot Slippers, can at. ail times lie had of T. E. MOSELEY & CO., Summer Strip r, Boston. febI4ult ANDCIiSON & CO’S. HOOP-SKIRT FACTORYl 333 Oon^ress St, abovn Oaaco. 13^1? tench, German and American Corsets from 75 cts to $ lu,00 a pair. Hoop Skirts made to order at one Lours notice. Feb D—an diiin Wliy Sutler irom Sores ? Wlieii, by tile use ol the ARNICA OINTMENT,

von can i»c easily curt il. It lint relieved thousands irom Hunts, Scalds, Chapped Hands, Sprains, Cuts, Hounds, and eren/ Complaint of the skin. Try it, for it costs but 25 cents. lie sure to ask for Hale’s Arnica Ointment, For sale by all druggists, or send your a i dress and 35 cent* to O. P. SKVMoUlt & CO., Boston, Mass., ami receive a box by return mail. feb2GJ2iu t> m Warren’s Cough Balsam* Tlie best Remedy ever compounded for Cold*, Cosigli*. (Tkliirrli mid 4'uii*iini|»tioii, and all diseasesol' the Throat and Lungs, ly For sale by all Druggists. Manufactured by B. F im.l»BIIttlr, octl5«l&wsNGm Druggist, Bangor. A Valuable Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s While Phm Compound, ad vertised In our columns, is a suc cessful ai tempt 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 ltersons well knows to our citizens. We reecommend its trial in all those cases of disease to which it is adapted. It is tor sale by all our Druggists.—indepondaiit. The Great New England Remedy! Dn. J. W. POLAND'S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now offered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, after having been proved by the test ot eleven years, in the New England States, where its merits liaye become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Tine Compound, CURES Sore Throat, Cold*, Cough*, Dipihnin, lli oiM'liiiis, M|»ittiug of Blood, anti Pul ■noniiry A lire lx ohm, generally. It i* a Ih-Miarkalile Remedy for Kidney Com IiltiiailM, Iftiahele*, Difficulty of Voiding Urine, Bleeding from fflie If iilney* mail Bladder, iirnvel nnd oilier complaint*. For Pile* nnd Scurvy, it will bo found very valuable. Give it a trial it you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It is* Plcasaut Sale and Bure. Sold by Druggists and Dealers in Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. I’. Phillip* 4L Co., •I. W. Perkin* & Co., Ami IV. IV. Whipple, PORTLAND, ME. scp2!Mleow6msN * Some Folks Can’t Sleep Nights.—Wo 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 knowu preparations for the cure ol all lbrms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding every preparation of opium—the well-known result ot which is to produce costiveness and other serious difficulties; it allays irritation, restlessness ami spasms, ami induces regular action of tlio bowel and secre tive organs. No preparation for Nervous Diseases ever sold s« readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the tearful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in the train of 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. REMOVAL. DItS. CHADWICK & FOGG have removed to UOl 1-4 COIfGRKNS NTJBEKT, brown's new block, over the store of Messrs. Lowell & Sentcr. Office Hours—10 to 12 A. M., and 3 to 5 P. M. Dr. Chadwick’s residence 108 Cumberland street. Dr. Fogg’s residence 28 High street. Srif-Frec Clinical consultations will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 4 to 5 P. M., for the poor. jau288NdU — ^Niriiuiatic Mall* and Mtrunmtic Itlin eral H alers, just received and tor sale by ,J. W. PERKINS & CO., no24sitcowd&wly No 80 Commercial St. I> It. S. S. FITCH’S “Family PhyHician,” 8ovenl y-six pages : price 25 cents. .Sent to any 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 DR. 8. S. FiTtTl, 25 Tiemout Street, Boston. t»N J&u29<lly Moth and Freckles. The only reliable reined v for those brown discnl or ations on the face called Moth Patches and Freckles, is Perry's Moth am* Freckle Lotion. Prepar ed only by Dr B. C. Perry, Dermatologist,Bond St , N. Y. Sold l*y all drugg sts in Portland and elsewhere. Price $2 per bottle marl9d&w6msn For C'otigli*, Fold* and Con»ninplion9 Try the oM an<| well Known VJEFSKTAHIjJE PlT¥jI?IO/¥A8t V 15A I.* A JI, approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated Vhysicians lor forty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec24sNd&wGm Boston, Proprietors. Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This splendid Ilair Dvo Is the host in the world. The only true ami perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous lints. Natural Clack or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of Had Dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it suit and bountiful. The genuine is signs*! Hal liarn A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggist* and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street, New York. ^ B<‘wn»f of n g'oiiiiterlVtS* November 10, 18CG. Ulysn Long Sought For l Come at Last! Mains’ Elder -Berry Wine. We take pleasure in announcing tliat the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists and first class Country Grocers. Asa Medicine Mains’ Wine is Invaluable, being among the best, if Hot the best, remedy l'or colds anil pulmonary complaints, as well ns one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure iiiicem the berry, and unadulterated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine. •* To the days of the aged it addeth length. To the mighty it addeth strength,” ’Tis a balm for the siek, a joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell JIIAIXN’ ELDKKIIERKY WINK now U7 8 N d&wlf Fisher’s Cough Drops. This certain ami effectual cure lor Coughs and all diseases of the throat and lungs, has been generally known throughout New England for the la-t sixty years, and is warranto l to cure, or the price will be r.-funded. Prepared bv Geouoe W. Walliku I'Oiid, Grandson of (lie late Dr. FI slier. NASON, SYMONDS & CO., Proprietors, Kcnue bunk, Maine. G. C. Goodwin & Co., Boston Agents. Sold by all Druggists, inarld3m n ‘ A ton};li, A Col«I, or A Sore Throat, 'Requires immediate aitrstios, AND SHOULD BE CHECKED. It'allowed to continue, Irritation of I lie Luugn, a per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, _ is often tlie result. BROWN'S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Rrourhiiin, Asthma, Catarrh, ton* NUinptire uud Throat i>i«en*e», TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAVS GoOD SUCCESS. Kinxerw and Public Speakers will find Troches useful in clearing the voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving (lie throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches are recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and have had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country* Being an article o truo merit, and having proved their efficacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, nml the Troches arc universally pronounced better than other articles. Obtain only “Brown’s Bronoiual Troches*' •*nd do not take any of the worthless imitations that may he offered, sold kverwiikrh Dec 4—d& wiiia sn MIXEUAL HAT US AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CURED RHEUMATISM CURED ERUPTIONS on th« PACE CURED SCKOPUUA CURED 15V TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. .Do away with all your various and often perni cious drugs and quack medicines, and tiwi a low baths prepared with "STItUMATIC SALTS!** These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well of the l’enn’a Salt Mnn faduring Co., in Pittsburg, snd arc packed in air tight boxes. fine always sufficient for a bath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumntic Mineral Waters!” In buttle# or one soil n half pint#. One sufficient fbr a <lay’s use. Sy-Sold by Druggists generally. Merrill Bros, No. 21H State at., Boston; Ttaynrlds, Pratt A Co, Ko. lliti Fulton st., Now York, Wlitdaaale Agents. liojusxeod&wly Y TO USE! Ila» only to be applied to the Hair or and the Work is done. * lYatnriil and Barable. For sale by Druggist# and NEWHALL’S Beal nud Cheapo*l ! MAOIC Purely Testable; will restore . . . T Orcy Hair Lo its natural color; it H A A AC will make the hair Boft and kIobsv; It will not stain the skin ReStOratiVC antl^cheapest Hair Drawliig ^*^5 cts. large i >ottle. For sale by all No. I. Druggists and Dealers. W. F PHILLIPS & CO., Wholesale Agents, 148 ForeSti* Portland. Principal Depot and manufactory, 47 Hanover Street, Boston. Mass. tfebl58xW&S3m “Buy me and I’ll do you Good.” ty USE IMt. I.AKUI EV'N ROOT AND HERB- HITTERS lor Jaundice, Costiveae**, Liver Complaint, Humors, Indigestion, Dyspepsia. Piles, Dizziness, ITeadaehe, Drowsiness, and all Diseases arising from oisorderod Stomach, Torpid Liver and bad Bio id, to which ail person* are subject in Spring and Summer. Sold by CEO. C. HOOD WIN & CH>., 38 Hanover St, and by all Dealers in Mediamas marliMtod Uw ». :<t special notices. Make Your Own Soap ! NO LOIK NEVEMARV! By Saving and Using Your Waste Grtaga, BUY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’ijg. Co's BAPONIFIEE. (Patentsof 1st and 8th Feb., 1859.) CON CENTRA TED L YE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soft soap for only about 30 ots. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BE WAKE GF COUNTERFEITS. Be particular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Sajioniticr. nol7sNeod&wly Mains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wines. So liicbly recommended by Physicians, may be found nf wholesale at the drug stores of W.W Whip ple A; Co.: H. II. Hay, W F. Phillips & Co., E. L. Stamvood and J. W. Perkins & Co. jan12SNdly married. r*8, to lt«>v. ts. M:utln, Asa [hue ', of Sana, and Miss Helen Myers. 01 l.ubec. ^■U^Kiand. March b>Ja|m«l5.-,,avi„u"d Lydia ill Waldohoro, March 10, Jelm U. Uedman aud Mrs. fanny (’reamer. M&TfSST’ MarCi' "• *"+ W. Moor and In tills city, March 28, Mrs. Judith Mach in. aged years. March 25. on hoard U. S. Ueceiving sh»p Vermont, at Brooklyn Navy Yard, is. Y., Charles Granville | Nickel-, Ast. Surgeon’s Steward, formerly of this I city, aged 37 years. In Ilallow'cli, Match 19, Jabez S. Currier, Esq., i aged 50 years 0 inoii'h*. In Liberty, Jan. It, Mary Gove, aged 22 years; Feb. It*. Harriet A. Gove, aged 18 years. ’n Union, March 1«, Mr. Nathan Daniels, aged tk> years. In Warren, March 14, Mrs. Eliza, wife of P. C Harding In Rockland, March 20, Mrs. Elizabeth, wife of G. L. Ulmer, aged 37 years. >»KPA R'MTRE UK OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. City of Cork.Now York. .Liverpool.. .March 29 Moravian.Portland ...Liverpool.. .March 30 More Cast la.New York. .Havana March 30 Guiding Star.New Park.. llavic* March 30 Etna....New York.. Liverpool... March 30 City Washington. ..New York. .Liverdool. .March 3° Santiago de Cuba...New York. .Cali oruia..March 30 Costa itioa.New Yerk.. Hong Kong.. April 1 New York.New York. .Aspin walk.. «pril 1 Australasian.New York. .Liverpool_April 3 Eagle.«.New York.. Havana.April 4 NestorIan.. Portland... .Liverpool_April G City of Paris.New York. .Liverpool.... Apr I G Hibernia-1.New York..Glasgow April G Atlantic.New York. .Bremen. .. April 6 baionii.New York..Hamburg....April fi Miniature Almaiiuc.March 29. Sun rives. 5.48 Sunset*.&22 Moon rim*.2.0OAM Hi^li watur.6,15 PM MA K IN E_JN' EWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Thursday, March 28. P*53 ARRIVED. ?Seh Lucy I), Higgins, Philadelphia. Sch Red Robin, Howard. Cutler. Sch Gen Worth, Davis. Cushing. Sch A H Sawyer, Cook, Calais tor Richmond. CLEARED. Steamship St Amlrew, (Br) Scott, Glasg w—II & A Allan. Steamer New England, Fi: Id, Eastport—C C Ea ton. Brig Isabella Jewett, Hopkins Cardona*—Isaac Emery. »ri / Lady Franklin, (Br) Morrison, Port au Prince —Geo S Hunt. Sch F A Pike, Gove, Eastport. Portions 01 the tallowing vessels were sold by auc tion in this city, 28th inst: one-sixteent h barque Mary C Fox, 317 ton*, built in 1850, lor $800; One sixteenth of brig Antilles, 336 ton*, > ullt in 1*61, lor $800; Ono-sixteenth brig J C York, 327 tous, built in i860, lor $550. SJIU*BIIILIHNU—At Searaport, JolrnT Lane & Co are building a brig of 3 0 tons, and have another in inline, to be oil* next fall. Capt David Nickels is j finishing up a barque of 600 tons to be off in May. I A Merithow wil build a schr of 200 tons, to be oil* next fall. At Sandy Point, tdcssrs Stowe A Staples are build ing a schr ot 100 tons, to be olf this spring. At Stockton, Messrs Mudgett A Colc.mi are build ing two schooners of 250 ton* each, both to be off tin* spring, and have in triune two others to be off toext lull. N G ilichhorn is building a barqtio of 500 ton* to be launched this spring, and will build another ol the same .ize to lie oft next fall. C T Fletcher has the frames out lor a barque and ;chr. Henry Staple* is building two schooners ol 200 tons, one to be oft this spring anu the other next tall. Mudgett, Lit by & Griffin, are building a barque of 456 too* to be oft this spring, and will build another same size, to bo oil next tail. At Cast We, J \Y Dresser will build a schr ot 250 tons, and Jos iiinckley .,nc of HO tons, to be ott next tall. Af Buck sport, 8 Swasy & Co. are building a barque df 600 tons, which they intend to launch next tall. J L Buck & Co are building a barque ol -tab tons and a schr of 230 ions, to Ik* oil in September. Ginn A Hill arc buiUUng a barque of 600 tons, to be oft* next fail. At Frankfort, Treat & Co are finish ng up a ship ot 1150 ions, fo be launched in May. Franklin Treat 19 building a fishing sch. of 175 tons, to bo oft* in May. At Wlnt rport, Snow & Atwood are building a sell ol 200 tons, to be off this spring, and will build one to come oft next /all. From Branch Office Western Union Telegraph. At at Philadelphia 26ll», brig Angler II Curtiss. Matanzas. DISASTERS. Sch Kate Carlton, Bowden, from Cuba for Port land. was spoken 21th inst, with mainnias , foremost and hea<t of jibbo.m gone. Assistance was offered by sell Jos Hooper, (since arrived at Nor talk) but it was declined, feho was about 65 miles irotn Cape Hcnrv, ami was making lor 11 mpton Roads. Large quantities of wreck material was passed in the vi cinity, indicating very severe weather along the c6a» . Sch Mary Russell, from Wilmington for New Ha ven, arrived at Fortress Monroe Kh, with loss ol port oi deck Lad, having had a heavy NE gale 23d. Reports 21st, passed a schooner haiiiilg from Brook Haven, the crew of which were in a s»arving condi tion ; could render no assistance. She was standing Noith. A * able dispatch states that the bar one Toscano. IK-Wno, from Liverpool tar Philadelphia, had been abandoned at sea. No particulars. The T was a line vesse'ol 660 tons, built at Bath in 1865, where she wan owned. Brig Lizzie Billings, Mott, from Cardenas lor Port land, put into Charleston 25th inst, lor repairs, hav ing ex cricnced heavy gales and lost spars, sai s, and sustained other damage. Ship Ellen Hood, Pennell, from Liverpool for New \rork, which put hack to Queenstown leaking, had previously put in to sumo port with pumps out of order. The report (by a cablo dispatch) of the ion* of bark Lucy A Ntckets, in an error, as that vessel arrived at Havana 16th inst. The above vessel was mistaken fiw the J C Nickels, from Sa; anup b, which ai rived at Teuerifte Feb ID, ami where the disa.-1- r is report ed io have occurwl. The J C N registered 275 Ion?, rated A2, was built at Mt Desert in 1655, and hailed from Boston. Ship Confidence, Johnson, from Charleston tar Liverpool, ashore near Wexford, built at Hath in 1851, registered 7iH tons, ami bailed from New York. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO Ar 2G li inst, ship Autocrat, Burwell, Hong Kong. < ld 26th Inst, ship Grace Darling, Gibbs, lor New York. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 25tii, ship Uni .n, Miller. Liverpool. Ctd 27tb. barque Caroline Lemont, Bowkcr, Havre MOBILE'—Cld 21st, barque Frances B Fay, Dur ham. Galveston. Cld 2(>t«, ship Mary Emma. Patton, for Liverpool. SAVANNAH—Ski 22d, sch Oil flodgdon, Math effcon, Boston. CHARLESTON—Ar 23d inst, brig Nellie Mitchell, Nunphy, Richmond. BALTIMORE—'Cld 25th, sch L M Warren, War ren, Providence. Cld 26th, sch Jas Bropliy, Keene, Wilmington. PHlTiADEliplllA— Ar 25th inst, sen Grapcsli ;t, Thompson, Wilmington. NC. Ar 26tii, brig Alex Milliken, Estes, New York. Cld, brig Crocus. Anthony, Barba.toes. Gld 26th. barque Telegraph. Robinson, Cronstadt; brig Golden Lead, Langthovn, (br Aspinwall; schs Cl)de, Gage, Portland; Jos P Ames, Tumor, New burvport. NEW YORK—Ar 20tli, U S steamer Iris, Green, WTi)mington, NC, lor New Bedford, with lightship Arcfic in tow; sebs Mary Brewer, Pease, KockUud tor Richmond; John ('rook lord .Jones, Eliza' >ethport fur Stonlngton; Gen Grant irom Non burg, NY for Fail River. < Id 26th, barque Rose M, Hcrriman, Matauzas: sell Cotnam. (Br) * urden, Portland. Ar 27L)i, shin Nuuuuam Donnio. from Liverpool. Ola 27tli, brigs H b Colthirst, Covert. Manzanilla; John Sherwood, Berry, Havana; sch Ida May, Buck for Antigua. I'KOYiDENCE—Ar 2iUli, sell Kate, Stevens, from New York. Ar 27th, sch Mary Elizabeth, Hatch, Elizabcthport Cld 27th, brig Maria >V Norwood, Washburn, New Orleans. EDGARTOWN—Ar 26th, schs Richmond, Guptill, New York tor Boston; Empress, Kennedy; Arctic Healy, and Kick'd liullwmkle, French, from do lor Salem. Sid 21th, schs Massachusetts, and Gentile, tor New York In port 26th, schs ^>arah Gardiner, Lizzie Guptill. and Juba E damage. HOLMES* HOLE—Ar 26th, brig B Young, Davis, New York loi Machias; sob* Sarah N Smith, Turn er, Ph ladciphia tor Portia/ d; Energy. Brown, New York Ibr do: Lady Woodbury, Woo burj, do for Jo; Gun Rock, Boyd, do for Calais; Lonlsa^ Gray, New Bed lord lor Deer lsie Ar 27th, sells Maggie Bell, Hail, New York tor Capo Ann : Prudence, Coombs, Irom do lor Bangor. Panama, Getchell, do lor Rockland; Mari. Ua Hall. PrescoR, Brooklin lor New Yoik. Sid, schs Geo Brooks, Maggie Bell, and Ranger. BOSTON—Ar 27th, schs Susan# Phcbe, bleieher, and Challenge, Bullock, Machias; Peace, Alley, do Pilot, Hanson. Rockland. Cld 261 h. sell* Shaw mu t, Ricker, and Mary Susaji Snow. Porilaiu.. • ’ Ar 26th, sch citizen, Upton, Portland. CUMkluw/bta Carter, Ke»nev, Havana Ivpbm Williams. Perry, Dlx Islaml, Me ■ sd, ,| u t® lead lor New York. and Boston. PORRIOSI PORTS. At Sl.anghao Jan 23, »hi|ie Endcavor, Itoane. anti Horatio. Pa liier, lor Hvw York: Panama, Soule, dug; anil otltJrs. ’ lo^New^wka Ja" 3I’ **llp ''■ •’I- ut, Winsilr, At Hong Kong lsl nit, uliip, Tennvom Graves, tor »an !■ rancisco, at jMl.nnu m Klk n Southard Howe; Mindorn. Allen anil Synods, Holmes, une! Cyclone, PJ:e, from Saigon, »r .Ion 17, do: Wind ward, Garrett Iron. Bangkok, or Jan Iff, do: liarquo Burnside, Pendirgast. lor Singapore; C'Laao,Wright, from Sfi'gon. ar Jan 10, do. Ar at Madras 1st hist, ship Bennington, Stover, tin Boston. Ar at Havre 26(b lust, ship Enter)**, Leach, New York lo days. Ar at Liverpool 21tli inst, steamer Peruvian. Bal lootine, Portland; 25th, ship Constitution, Patten, New Orleans. Sid tm ( ardlll* 13th inst, ship St Peter, Goodwin Philadelphia. Sid Im Ardroas.ui ir.tb, barque Hattie E Tauley, Taj lev. New York. Sill fin Trinidad Htli, sobs A E Valentine, Hulch inson, Philadelphia; B C Scribner, Burgess, do. Sid 13th, barques Trovatore, Blanch:*rd fur New York; ltth, Annie, Leland, do. SPOKE*. Fob 28, lat 42 N, Km 10 W, sblp At art Edward, from London for Melbourne March 2, Turks Island* } a* sage. soli Mary Keliey. Mitchell, irom .New Vork lor St dago, 11 davs out. March 5, lat 30 50, Ion 33f, brig Richmond, ttoiu New 1’ork lor Lisbon. March 10, lat 40, inn C5, ship Ocean Borer Isom Bt«*OU lor San Kranciwun, N'E \\ ADV litCTJSEMi JfTS. A. G. SCIILO TTi:It HECK A CO., Apothecaries and Chemists, liO.'f Congress St., one door above Brown, rOHTLtltD, HE. Comjioundiiig Physicians’ Prescriptions Is one of our Specialities. L'sios Preparations oi our pn iity‘'a"UftU ",re' “r<’ :,bb' to vouch tor tltclr F vrtf o°c^Cp “ 1,111 supply ot HI BIN'S HAJKAtls, POWOEU ami so\P F*\t!Y Wihon’s Vi’1 rh |Ar-\irll’‘i'.K*rc'l> •‘WuW bye Colors, Wilsons Htrbs, Mar nil’s Celnbi atiil Tru'-ses ami ;:Tt»S ' “*lr K«Wm**CI Aria*!*’ IflHlrriuU, Ac., Ac. Mar 29—:>ui Hootx and NIiopn ! CLARKE a> LOWELL, No. yi» Market Hquniv. WE can and will Hellas good a quality o! Boots and Shoes, at a.+ cheap rate its can to foun I In the city, We have some shop worn goods and others a little out ot tin) present style which we wish »<• close out before going into our new store and will sell them at Loss Thau Halt the Original Cost. (.’all ami examine for yourselves, oupoulte I’reMt Street. m new e 3 d Black Diamonds! OKA TONS DIAMOND COAL) egg and Of XV/ stove sizes, now landing from sch’r A. A. Andrews. This Coal is tree-burn in«r, pure anti what is wanted for spring and summer use for ci*ok stores and ranges, of light-draft SdlT* 36- tons JOli.VfN’ COAL; stove, egg 5?** r.r°^n ■!**■*»» landing from Soli. Z. L. Adams, drafts °U 1# *uir*** UUi* ono tosi grades for goto usua^RIBAND COAL for Smiths' use, as Mar. 39,1867. dtf Richardson's Whf. Portland Dispensary* rilHE members of the Portland Dispensary are X hereby liotilied that tlie Annual Meeting of this Institution will to held at the Dispensary Humus, li2 Federal street, on IVfouday, April Ini. at 5 o'clock P. M. A lull attendance is requested. Per Order. iur29d3t* A CO. S. THAYER, Secretary. Plaster, Plaster. X / \ / \ TONS pure ground Plaster, for sale at the Ivl/ lowest market price. by Kendall & Whitney, niargydiui Market Half, Portland. For Salt1. 11HK superior last sailing Ur Brig “CAS81K GKAY,” built in Nova Scotia in 1H64, 176 ton* register, length yflj feet, breadth 2.".$ leet, depth 1 i leet, U copnered and copper fast, nod, and well found in sails and rigging, chains, anchor*, &c. This vessel was built expressly fur the West India business, and is also well Adapted to lire Brazil trade. Will be sold cheap. For further particulars applv to GKO. H. STARK. Mo. 7 Central Wharf. Portland, March 2l», 1**7. inar2f»—lw Building: for Sole. THE Building on Market street, 2d door trom Con gress street, now used as a gas fitting shoo, is lor sale. It is a good location tor mechanical busine *,oi for a trader, Price $600. Apply to mar21*11 w* WM. II. JEKRIS. TUBS Primo Canada and Vermont Balter, just received and lor sale by mr20tf JT. L. WEEK*, 72 & 74 Forest. HKCKEB’SCeh bratod Self-Rising Buckwheat. Htfrker’s Celobralcd Wheaten Giuai*. flecker’* Celebrated Hominy aud Karina Fur sale by J. X. WEEK*. mai2Pdtf fPHE NICEST QUALITY OF WHITE DRIFTS, X For sale by mar2*ltt_J. I<. WEEK*. SMOKED TONGUES, BACON ami HAMS, of a superior quality, for sale by mart<VlU J. L. WE1K9l AT 3. L. WEEK*’ STORE, lfs. 74 aud 74 Fore »t., you can buy a- good articles a* at any other store in lire city, and delivered at any part of the city free of charge and prices satisfactory, march 29—atf WET N1TRBK WANTED—Audios* Box 982 Post Office, or apply at City Marshal s office. mat 2<Jti BOO T ^ -AND -- SHOES! W. C. MONTGOMEBY. Head the List of Prices: Men’s Rubber Over Shoes, 75 cts. Women’s “ *• “ no “ Misses’ “ “ “ 40 *• Children’s “ “ “ 25 “ ALL KINDS OF nn • , «} ■ j i I• y *i BOOTS A\I> SHOES - AT THE LOWEST PRICES I W. C. MONTCiOnERY, No. 4 Casco Street, twe 'ioorstroiu Congress. March 25,1867. Otf THOMES, SMARDON & CO, Have this day opened tluir New Store! NO. &(> UNION SI EE El, And are prepared to show the TRADE a full New Stock of Fine Woolens, And Tailors’ Trimmings 1 Just Received iroiu New York and Bouton* And which they offer at the very Lowest Jobbing Prices : The TRADE are respectfully Invit'd to examine our Slock i»otore purchasing. Francis O. Tiiomch. ukokge fi. Sm ardon. _ _ marlSdtf SJEJEn. SEEl*. 750 BAGS PRIME TMOTHY. 380 44 Northern New York and Western Clover. 400 Sackb Red Top. 140 Bushels Canada Golden Drop SpringWheat 500 Bushels Cape Barley, two row’d. Buckwheat. Flax, Hemp, Millet. Canary and a lull assortment of Vegetable and Flower Seeds, all select ed with care and reliable. A full assortment of Agricultural Implements, Fertilizers, &c., For Sale by KENDALL <t WU1TNET, „ Iflarbrl Uall, P.rlluutl. March 16, 1867.-tliiu.ia Sagua Molasses. 505 HKDS. | Muscovado M lasses, cargo brig *JN TCS. ) *• II at tic S. Emory," urom Suguu. 414 llhds. j Muscovado Molaescs cargo Brig ‘*J. ‘J/.'f Bbls. f C. York," from Saguu, FOR SALE BY GEO. S. HUNT, 111 Commercial St. Mar l:>—d3w Choice Clayed Molasses. 405 HHT»S., I Mapcrior Clayed M« 40 TIERi’KS, ( lit««r». Now binding from Brig 44Anna Wellington," from Cardenas, and for sale by CHASE, CRAM & STITRTKVANT, mar*2:l dtt Widgery's Wharf ions a jl i:. lOO BBLS. EASTERN 1>. APPLES. “Sliced” " “ “ “ “Cored.” 150 Bu. II. G. SEED. AO Bu. Clover Need. AO Bbls. < liar P.*rk. 50 Tierces Choice Lard. A Iso Choice Brand* ot'Flour, by JiTemiah Ho wo A Co•« mrgl d.Tw No 27 i om lucre la I St, Portland. Photographs/ PhotoffraphsI A. H. DAVISt "INTOULD rrwiicrtflUlylatnrm l.U r. ruu niit.ju. n * T ami the i.ublic generally, that he la n. w ha ,t. No. 27 MAKKKT syUAltlt, where he * ,',m b>‘ ha|.|.y to receive all thuae w..h ng lor I'huinrai.k. Ainbmty)***, etc. ^ 1 ’ N. B. All wort warranted. UTMutKirr ayuAhK. n mahkkt souank JawK- On * !*Ilft4'ELI,AY(;4>i ” Bliutlue$i§, Deafness, -AND Catarrh S TALKING OK. €AKFKNTEB’I late visit 17 to I'orflaud wldch closed Fi b. 1H?, *» 4Teai a number of ih.tsoub deferred eonsulling biin unul tUo latter part of hi* stay, that many wne unable to do so, Ms time being rtilly occupied. To accommodate those ami others desirous of consulting huo lie Returned to Portland March 1st, Aud t un bo couxuHcd nl Ibr IT. M. Iloirl Until April 14th, upon #11 disease# ot the __ Eye, Ear, Tliroal — ANll — C'.lT.lMimi, As usual. And he would advise those intending to avail themselves ot his services to call early as con venient. I)r. 0. can refer to many patients in Portland and vicinity, who have been cured or bom titled under his ticulmeut, who do not wish il.eir names made public, but are willing to eonveiHe with fh- • iuii rested. fcJfConsultalion at office Fickk. hut letters must contain one dollar to ensure an answ r. Office hours, Sunday excepted, it to 12, 2 to 5, and d) to 7| o’clock. (UMIIKATIX Tcstinaouiial «f A* K. Ifrn uonub, Faq. I was afflicted with Catarrh so badly that 1 lin<( A continual pain in my head, ejes ver; Weak, \v •* fhst loosing my memory, head was no romlmr i ;hat i was totally unlit for businessnml general health f ist Jail ing. I applied to Pr. Carpenter in M3 and his rem edies cured me. 1 remain a well man. A. K. uHKKNOlTlSir, Proprietor of National House, Buiigor, Me. 4'ertitlrnte *f C'npt. Shuie of Psrtlnril. PoktIjANi*, Jan. 3, 1867. I *u tic red from deafness eight yc: is. Was uiititf treatment at the Bair Infirmaries of Boston, New York Mini Philadelphia, without receiving hcnclkt; , hut knowing of cases worse than mii e, that Pr. Car l»enter cured, I was induced to apply *o him. On ex amination the Pr. was not sure he could cure me, huf would do Uie l*est lie could. A course of hi* treatment has restored me. to my natural bearing. Any person desiring to see me can do so on board ot bark “ Isaac Carver,** Union Wharf, Portland. ALONZO L. StlUTE. Trmimsny of IBon. X. Collin*, l uios, lie. Pr. Camenter, Pear Sir,—Learning you are in Portland, I write for the purpose of Informing you that the hearing of uiy h >n, l-cro, Z. •' dins, re mains perfectly good. You will remember that in .March P63, you relieved him of dealneci of flflccn \cars' standing, which hud Iticre'ised to Out extent that he was obliged to leave hi.- si tithes and went to a trade. He is now ai the Theological *'oniioarv, ltungor, where be has resumed hi: studies, which, without your assistance, he never could have done. May Vi u live long, mosjter in your nroJeosion, and es pecial I v cause the neat to hear, is the desire of Yours, very gratefully, Z. COLLINS. Fertifirntr of Mr. A. Cl* Blunt, l*«»rllan«J. This may certify that Pr. <*ai pouter, now at the I’nit cl Suites Hotel, has cured me of deatunxs and discharges of the head of 17 years’standing. I had been doctored by many eminent physicians without relief. Any person interested can sc me at Messrs. Blunt & toss,' Middle Street. A. <1. BLl ST. Portland, Me., Jan. 14.1867. Hundreds of Certificates received In this State can he seen at the Dr’s Office. lVb‘j:Mtf Mew Spring Goods ! COOK & AYEKS, DRAPERS AND TAILORS, - AT - No. 103 FEDERAL STREET, have Just received a good election of Broadcloths, Doeskins, Vestings, -and TRIMMINCiS suitable for the SPRING TRADE! Which they "'ill make into garments a? reasonable prices. Orders from their customers are resin < Unity soli ited. COOK & AM'KRS wilhoccupy chambers over the store on their old location in Exchange Street, anout the middle ot May. March 28, 18C7. d.1w riaitiMihA I'RKMU'M STANDARD SCALES, M.vlo of the bant inatr>ialn, MMl -m 1 the moat thorough FL uianru r,and receif jgj£ ii»5 conatmit iin |Bi>vot::u'Ut« under ftp tlm • ji: rriak r of the Original ln> rentier. Every variety, ss Hay Coal, ibiilroad. Platform and Counter, llrug iftats*, Confectioners, Butchers’, Grocers’, ami Gold Scales, Beams, Spring Balances, Ac., tor sale at our WAREHOUSE 118 Milk Street, Hoston, Mush. Fairbanks, Brown A- Co, Agents tor sale of Tillan ikr IMcFhrlnad’* W hite’* Pa tent .Honey Drawer*, and Ci<-»»ou» Bait Regulator*. a in Pout land, EMERY, WATERHOUSE d CO. mar2G-i!3m (' lioieo Soul lirrn and Western FLOUR AMR FORM ! for sale by o’BRionr, pi cite 10 & co., Whnlr.aU- Ut'alrrt, I.VJ t'anini. iciul Ml., dccJl.lly_ POKTI. VNI), Me. Portland Five Cent Savings Bank, No. 19 Free Street. DEPOSITS made in this Bank on or before April 1, will be put on interest on that day, ami tegu lar Dividend will be Payable in October. Special Deposits will t»e received at any tlnm,pay able on demand, interest h um day of deposit, at such rate as may bo agreed upon when deposited. NATH’L F. DEEKING, Treasurer. Portland, March 8,1857. marld«ftwioApr2 FEhTIIsIZEnS. OAA TOMS Cumberland Pure Raw Bone m V " V / Phot*, of Lime. 50 Tons Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 25 T*>ii8 E. F. Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 20 Tons Lloyd’s Phosphate ul Lime. 5«0 liarrels Lodi Poudretto. 300 Barrels Lit tie Ho Id’s Poudrette. 400 Barrels Fish Guano. gp*For sale at Mauntketnrer’s Prices, by K11 NT)ALL. A WHITNEY. Ful. 8,1887. MtM CopartneroMp Notice ! THE undersigned have formed a (^partnership un der the fl'm name of UR%Y, IdYkIN 3t FEUKV, lor the purpose of earrj Ing <*u the Wholesale Hit, Cap, Pur & Straw Business, and have taken rooms Nm. 54 and 30 ITIiildir Mtreel, Over Woodman, 'true & Co.’s, where we shall be happy to sec our friend9 ot the trade, troiu whom wo solicit, their patrouage. WM. GRAY. 8. B. A. LUFKIN, JOHN P. l'ERUY. Portland, March'.*7,1807. dlw l>i*io<I Apples! i*>0 ****'**' t DlMApiilw, lor wile low, L>. B. Bicker & Co., mu28dlw* No lr5 Fo*e street. LORBERY (OAE. JUST arrived jkt «eh Joseph llaxtcr, a cargo ot lone.,I Kroe Ruining L..rl>n» l,.d Ail. sieve r;eal. lu.r cooking purposes this coal la imsim-io* c«l by any in the market. For spring ami summer use it is Yory nice. Also per sell D. S. Liner a cargo of 4' 0 to us Joint** White A.stilt Coal, 8TOVF AND EGG. ^i very Choice coal and warranted to give satiatac liandnll, McAilister d> Co., OO C.mwrrrinl Mirrrl, mai l'.rJn la___Hoad of Maine Wharf. steamers lop Sale. ":."KKL STEAMERS “Falcon,- and “Ltarion, 2 years old, of the following dimeii sions: Length lilu ftset; width over all .‘n t. et - , *t « «*• “* *«ut :«inches; cLMl s^f w 'th largo IruigiiL and l—ascnger .opacity, i„ g.s.d ordrr and ready lor service, with full inventory * Eiyt'iiro of ROSS A STURDIVANT, auUUdJm ,___73 Commercial street. To Wagon Builder*. YOUU attention is called to Dennett's Patent Dumping Wagon. U is simple In construelion andosts uo more than any wagon. Tlw load rests equally on the fore and hind whe< Is. itdiimp*u> tween the axles. In short, this dumping wa ; M ,* the bestextant. Wewish to cocreqwoi.l with u builders throughout the country in relation to mak ing and selling these wagons. Address A. A. DENNETT A ro„ mar^fSilti 3K5CongreM St., Portland. Me. For Sale. VUOOD opportunity is offered fora man with a small capital, by purchasing the State Right of Townsend's Patent Glass Doer Plite. About two hundred have been put on in Portland during the lest week. For further particulars en quire of E. A. BAi.UI-.LDEH, mar2tkl2w# • -D Urcon Street. Nolice. I HEREBY forbid any person Imrl,urine nr trnattnir mv wifi), Mary !iaruc.i,.n anon,,' [hr .h5 baa Ivtl niv be-1 aivl boanl without a,.. PuHlau.l, March a, lta.1. '''V K’,!!„r^u‘-T' 1*0. i la,Ml I try Dot k ionipnnt. T1, "",'!; *?"n* 'ho B'okhotdv . w.flba P«nv Mon lav '.h“ •>'«>» f«n c, April lat. a, 4 „V|wk p. M , r tl.» ^. nlM.,1. March «, MR. “u.P"1''’ . /PwatlowoBb eu .1, U Tern K** « * o. » at ic, curiu r 4 • •ncti*** u.- i- «,i ► ttlMaf. every We-hanSf"*'^,,VTJl!CSi!| Juilb ’»*" Si- ** *" "*** *n4 rilbn;,. 1