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M., Mondays excepted. Closes at 4^ P. M., and leaves at 7 P. M Saturdays excepted. Tile Eastern Mail arrives daily at 0 P. M , Closes at 8 P. M., and leaves at (i A. M. The Phipsburg Mail arrives daily at 9\ to 10 A. M., and departs daily at 11^ tol-2 M. The Georgetown Mail arrives Tuesdays and Fridays at 10i A. M., and departs same days at Id M. Post Office open on Sunday mornings from 7J to 9 o’clock, and one hour immediately after divine service in the afternoon. EXPRESSES. Child & Co.’s Portland and Boston Express, and con nected with other Expresses to all parts of tlie United States the Canadas and Europe, leaves Portland for the South,’ daily at 71 A. M. and 3 P. M. Returning twice daily. Office 30 Exchange St,, Portland. Londey & Co.’s Great Southern Express leaves Port land daily at 7J A. M. and 3 P. M. Returning wice .daily. Office, 78 Exchange St., Portland BANKS. LINCOLN BANK—Old Corporation.—Jona Hyde, President; Jonathan Hyde, Levi lloughton, Joshua Pace, Henry Hyde, Directors. Bunk hours,from 9 to wa.’m. LINCOLN BANK—New Corporation.—Geo. F. Pat ten President; Geo.F. Patten, Win M.Rogers, Tlios. Harward, Chits. Davenport, L. W. Houghton, G. W. Kendall J. H. M’Lellan, Directors; John Shaw,Cashier. Bank hours, from 9 to 12 A.M. Discount days, Tuesday. COMMERCIAL BANK.—Win D Sewali, President: Wm D Sewali. Jacob Robinson,GilhertTrufant, Tlios. ■M Reed Wm. Patten, Directors; Tlios. Agry, Cashier. ■Blink hours; troin 9 to 12 A. M. Discount days,Thurs days. SAGADAHOCK BANK.—Tims. D. Robinson, Presi dent- T. D. Robinson, Joseph Sewali, John Smith, Win M. Reed, Lewis Blackmer, Wm. Purrington, Win V Moses, Directors; D. F. Baker, Cashier. Bank hours,from 9 to 12 A. M. Discount day, Monday. ANDROSCOGGIN BANK,Tohsham.—Chas.Thontp son President; Charles Thompson, John Barron, Da vid Scribner,Nahum Perkins, Woodbury B. Pimnton. Directors; John Coburn, Cashier. Discount days, Tuesday of ench week. Bank open from 9 to 1 in summer ; 10 to 1 in winter. BRUNSWICK BANK, Brunswick.—RichardT.Dun ln> President; Richard T. Dunlap, Alfred J. Stone, John C. Humphreys, Joseph Badger, Win. Barron, Di rectors; A. C. Robbins, Cashiei. Discount day,! burs day. Bank hours as above. MARINER’S BANK, Wiscasset.—Henry Clark, Pres ident• Henry Clark, Wilmot Wood, Edmund Dana Samuel Alley, James M’Carty, Directors; S. P. Baker, ORShier. Bank open from 9 to 1 in summer ; 10 to I in winter. Discount day, Tuesday. MEDOMAK BANK, Waldororo’.—James Hovey, President; James Hovey,George D Sniouse, John Bul ,finch, Jos Clark, Alexander Palmer, Directors ; George Allen, C»shier. Business director!). I’ELEG WADSWORTH, Agent for the Mammoth, Monmouth Thomaeton, Maine (Gorham), Hallowell, Holyoke, mid Howditch Mutual Fire Insurance Companies. dG9wl5 Residence oil Green Street, Bath, Me. M. F. GANNETT, Dealer in FRUITS, FAMILY Is SHIP GROCERIES, lyd48wll Front Street., Hath. MARINE BIBLE SOCIETY DEPOSITORY, AT M. F. GANNETT’S, Front Slreet, lyd48wll BATH. LINCOLN COUNTY BIBLE SOCIETY DEPOSITORY, AT M. F. GANNETTS Front Street, lyil48wll BATII. I. S. CUSHMAN, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, TOPBHAM. Office over 0. Merrill's Store—Residence one door west of the Baptist Church. THOMAS ROBISON, COMMMISSION MERCHANT, Suvannnli, Gn. Also Agent for Steam Sawed Lumber, and lor the sale of Northern Produce. 3md&Kiwl SANDFORD &. STETSON, Sail makers, Samuel Sandford, IJenj. F. Stetsoh. RICHMOND, MAINE. Refur to T.J. Southard, Esq. Richmond Village; arid Messrs Zina llydu and Co., Bath. HORATIO EAGLE, NEW ORLEANS Hf MOBILE Shipping Agent & Commission merchant, S3 South street, New York. N. B.—Coul Freights procured lor porU east of Pt. Judith. JOHN EL WELL S$ CO., COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No.57, South Street, New York. wly40 D. KELLY, Dealer in Woolen and Painted Carpets, Hearth Hugs, Paper Hangings, &c., No. 7 FroutStreet, nearly opposite t lie Elm Mouse, tllt$bw3oli Math, Ms. THOMAS BOWLES $ CO., Grocers and Coiifectloiiers, And Wiiolesalf. Dealers in Fruits, Nuts and Oysters, No. 3 Hatch’s Brick Block, Front St., Bath, Me. J. S. DON KELL, Dealer in West India Goods, Groceries, Provisions, &c., No. 5 •$* 0 King’s Building, Bath, Me. N. B. ParticularaUeiiiion paid to putting up stores for vessels’ use dl7blf DAVID OWEN, JR., Commission Merchant § Auctioneer, Front .Street, Bath , Me. REFKRTO Messrs Zi n a II yde, 6l Co., ) jjaifl Col. T. I). Kobimso.n , i J*°. U OaoooD, Es*., j B dly)45 J as. C. J allmaN, Lsq., ) * N. B. Particular attention paid to out doorSale*. CHARLES W. HOLMES, Commission Merchant & Auctioneer, di*27w24 Front Street. Bath, Me. MAGOUN & CLAPP, Commission Merchants & Auctioneers, No. 1,2 4c 3, Hodgkins’ Wharf, dl25 BATH, Me._ /. W. C. MORRISON, Daguerrian Gallery, Front Street, Ba » h, Me. Four Doors North of the Elliot House. d!34 KENDALL & RICHARDSON, Ship Chandlers and Hardware Dealers, dl27w24 Front Street, Bath, Me. U. T.CU IHtlfilt. DENTAL SURGEON, Office on Centre St., Opposite City Hall, Bath. CULBATH A POWERS, MACHINISTS, Dec 7. Brunswick, Me. T. II. G. MARSTON, Dealer in Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver Spoons, Spectacles, Cutlery, Combs and • Fancy Goods, Second Door Northof the Elliot House, d134 Bath, Mr.. _ToiiX HAYDEN, Dealer in Chronometers, Watches, Jewelry,Nauti cal Instruments mid Charts, d!44w27 Front Street, Bath, Mi, Fine Watch repairing by a superior workman. WILLARD WALKER, Dealer in Stoves, Ships’ Cabovses, Fire-Frames, Lead Pipe, Tin, Copper and Hollow Ware, d!34 Broad Street. Bath, Mi: Fire and Marine Insurance. THE Subscriber having received the Agency of the CAMDEN INSURANCE COMPANY. N. J., (Chartered 1832) for the City of Bath, nnd vi cinity, will issue Policies to an amount not exceeding $5,000on nny one risk, on buildings and merchandize and on vessels, cargoes and freights on as favorable terms as other institutions. D. C. MAGOUN, Agent. Bath, Jan. 2G, I84JL_d75wl GOURAUD’S celebrated ROCCiE, Lilly-white, and Poudrcs Subliles,for sale at I Jan. 17. HYDE N’S, [From the Portsmouth (N. II.) Gazette j The New Hampshire Mystery. The remarkable history we are about to re late occurred within our recollections, and near a certain locality in New Hampshire.— The exciting event will be recognized and remembered. About two miles from a small town in the State we have mentioned, the road crosses a hill of considerable eminence, beyond which a valley of a mile broad, called by the people an intervale, lay extended.— This piece of land, from over tillage, was worn out, and belonged to a man who keeps a tavern by the road-side. Near the top of the hill, on the side nearest the valley, was a deep pond—a strange place, it is true, for such a thing to exist, but the nature of the ground made a permanent lodgment of water in the hill perfectly natural. Near this pond there stood a rude tenement, in which there lived a woman, looked upon in the neighbor hood with great distrust and suspicion. She had a little girl with her, a child of five years of age, whom she called her daughter, and who was her only companion in the hut in which she lived. A farmer who resided in the outskirts of the town,upon opening the dooi one morning, discovered this poor girl, barefooted and rag ged, crouched, beneath the eaves of the house, and seemingly very much terrified. When he questioned her, she said she had come to tell him something dreadful, but she feared her mother would kill her for doing so. Oh, good sir, I think it is right that I should tell you, for it is something very bad, but my mother will kill me if you tell her. The farmer quieted the child’s fears, and then heard from her the horrid relation that her mother had last night murdered and rob bed a traveler, who had stopped at her house. It had stormed dreadfully during the night, and a strange man she said had come to the lonely hut, looking for shelter. He had gone to sleep, stretched upon the floor before the fire, and hearing a groan in the night she woke up, and saw her mother killing the stranger* with a knife. She lay still in great terror, and saw her mother take money from the man’s pockets and hide it, and then drag the body in a narrow space behind the chim ney, and cover it with brush-wood used for fuel, after which the miserable murderess crept into bed by the child's side. The poor girl could not sleep, and at the first peep of morning she saw her mother rise again, drag the body from the chimney to the pond, at the back of the house, tie stones to it, and with a long pole, forced it down into the thick mud at the bottom. Terrified, pain, nlnrost speechless with fear, the little girl fled from her mother’s habitation, and ran a mile to a farmer’s house, to relate these horrid details. Of course the alarm was instantly given, and terrible excitement flew through the town and among the neighbors for miles around.— An early hour in the morning found consta bles and a large crowd of people assembled at the woman’s dwelling. The unhappy wretch instantly turned pale, and exhibited every sign of guilt—first refusing the officers ad mission—then forcing herself between them and the chimney, as if eager to retard investi gation, but still vociferously asserting her innocence. An officet got behind the chim ney and picked up a large knife, which to gether with the floor around, was newly clot ted with blood; but the woman continued in solently to deny her guilt, and accused her child of lying in revenge for having been whipped the night before. This rash asser tion instantly confirmed her guilt, for it is evident a child five years old could never in vent such a story, and a bifrst of indignation, against the mother for her unnatural charge told the strong feeling that was already awak ened against her. The girl was still overcome with terror, and kept in awe by the mother s frowns—so that it required long persuasion and promises of protection before she would tell where the money was hidden. At last she pointed to the spot, and the sum of thirty dollars was dug up, the miserable amount for which a female demon had launched a human being into eternity. The investigation was continued ; the wo man was placed in custody, and the pond, about a quarter of a mile wide, was dragged with grapling irons in every direction, yet no body was discovered. The next day, the search went on with like success,and at length, when all other efforts seemed useless, it was suggested that the pond might be drained dry, and by this process, the body must inevitably come to light. This plan (after some further search, in which the pole mentioned by the child was found, stained with blood, and with some remnants of apparel attached to it,) was adopted by the authorities, and a sluice was dug to let the water down the hill side. The operation occupied some time, and when at length a vent was opened, the impetuous rush of water swept away nearly the whole bank of the pond on the hillside, letting off the flood at one bound, followed by a mass of pitch black mud, dead logs, fresh water turtles, cat fish, paddocks, eels, water-snakes, and all the strange tennants of the pool. Still the body did not appear, and after a thorough examination of the black bottom of the pond, vague suspicions of some other kind of rogue ry began to be entertained by the crowd. The child waB again examined, the pond again scraped, and the “ intervale,” over which the dark sediment and filth of the pond now lay a foot deep, was carefully inspected in all directions, and still the dreadful mystery was not unravelled. The evidence of tho child, the pole, the money, the blood, the woman's strong ap pearance of guilt, all proved that a heartless and horrid human butchery had been perpe trated, and the fruitless search after the body seemed but to add new terror to the excite ment. Who was the unfortunate stranger r— Evidently some traveller from a distance, for nobody in the neighborhood was missed.— Why could not the body be found ? Ten thousand conjunctures flew around, each of which added to the perplexing mystery. A strange uncertainty forced itself upon the minds of the people, lly all appearances, it it appeared certain that the murdered man had never been thrown into the pond at all; yet that the bloody deed had been perpetrat ed was, from the evidence, conclusively es tabashed. Thus the affair continued, enveloped in darkness, and all hope was abandoned of dis covering the body. The woman could not be convicted upon the evidence of the child, and that evidence itself could not be substantiated without finding the body. So while every person was satisfied of her guilt, it was clear nothing but her own confession would ever bring the murderess within the power of the law. She, with unflinching obstinacy, con tinued to deny all knowledge of the murder, and at length she was actually released from confinement, no possibility appearing of ever being able to secure her conviction. A few months passed on, and the “inter vale,” upon which the pond had been emptied, and which before had almost been worthless, now grew to be a flourishing pieces of land, and people would remark that the draining of the big pool had at least proved a good thing to the Yankee tavern keeper, who owned the land below. Mow for the development ef this mysterious tragedy. A quarrel occurred between the heroine of this story and the inn-kccper of the intervale. In her exasperation, she came forward and threw a blaze of light upon this blood-chilling mystery, which at once opened all eyes with astonishment. A scheme was laid open, the cunningly devised wheels of which-could never have been set in motion but by a genuine bred and bom and thorough ly educated, son of Yankee land. The tavern keeper wanted his land improved ; he wanted the pond turned on to it, and soon hit upon a plan to have thejob done free of expense.— He laid awake three nights, matured his plan, contracted with the poor woman for fifty dol lars, to put it in operation, and she with the assistance of a consummately artful child, carried it out. She killed a pig, smeared a knife and a pole, taught her child the story to tell, and acted out the best living representative of Lady Macbeth. The tavern keeper had furnished the thirty dollars of the murdered man’s mon ey, but when his object was pained, he refused to pay the fifty, not caring a pin w hether the woman would expose his plan or not. This led to a grand development, and thus our thrilling narrative of "A Mew Hampshire I Mystery,” gentle reader, turns out to be nei ther more nor less than a super-excellent and surpassingly executed Yankee trick.