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PORTLAND DAILY PRESS.
_ . » . . —.. n ' ■ - - .———— Established June 23,1862. Tol. 7. PORTLAND, WEDNESDAY MORNING JANUARY 22, 1868. Terms $8.00 per annum, in advance. THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS l» pui.lHb.-d .very day, (Sunday excepted,> ai No. I Printers Exchange, Exchange Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, Proprietor. TEUilft:—Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE M UNE ST ATE PRESS, la published at the same place every Thursday morning at *11.W a year, Invaiiably in advance. Kates of Advkiitisi>’Q•—One inch of space, In length nr column, constitute* a “square.' tf.no per square daily first week. 75 cento per we k after; three insertions.. or less, #1.U0; continu ing every oiher day alter first week, r»0 cents. Half square, three insertions or less, 7 5 cento: one wvek, #1 00; 50 cents per week a«ter. Underload of “Am itsemexts,” $2.00 per square per week ; three Inaerti ns or less, $1.50. Special Notice!, $L25 per square l«*r the first Insertion, and 25 cents per square lor each subse ou* nl insertion. A-ivt-niseiUF-uts inserted In the “Maine State Piifsh” (wlii h has a targe circulation in every pari ol the Slate) for $1.00 per square lo»- first i iacrjion and 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tkwi. _ BUSINESS CARDS. 43. A- J, T. IFONNKI.I., BATH, ME., CorJiigc >lnuufiietur«nt, lntlu ilng Full Gongs, Fishermen's Hawssrs, Bolt 11,, pe, Foiut Hope, Trawl Warp, Itatli Yarn, &e. Orders solicited. jau(K16m WEBB, FOGG & FREEMAN, (Successors to A. WEBB A Co.,) 168 Commercial St., Portland, Me., DEALERS IK CORN, Flour, Meal,Oats, In I.urge «r ttmall Qiianiille*. ALSO, Shorts, Fine Feed &; Cr.Corn C.Kf Choice Family flour by t'be single barrel or in hags. S. H. WEBB, .T. L. FOOD, H. C. FKEEMAN. Dee 28, lSW.^dtf ___ ZALDO, FESSER & CO., " General Commission Merchants, HAVANA December 23. tllm I)K. BTTZZELL, Has resumed bis residence, Comer Park und Pleasant Streets, Ifir^Ofllcc hours from 8 tofl, A. M. 2 to 4, P. M. November 11. dtt WRIGHT & BUCK, Proprietors of Greenwootl Mill, BV€K8FIM,E, 8. C. DEALERS in Yellow Fine Timber and Ship Stock. Orders solicited. References—R. P. Buck & Co., New York; Mid. MeGilvery. Esq., Searsport; Ryan & Davis, Portland. raar26dtt C. G. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNKK OF CHKSTNNT August 30,188b. n dtt Gray, Lufkin & Perry, MAN TJEA CIV It Ell 8 AND JOBBERS OF 4 ATS, CAPS. FURS, -AND Straw Goods ! i 1 A 5fi MiddleMt, over Woodman, True & Co’*, P O It T I< A N ■>, MAINE. Apr 9-<tyl DEEBINU, M1LL1KEN A CO., - JQUBKUS OK - D III GOODS, AND - WOOLENS, tfuvc this day removed to the new and spacious store erected lor them o-N ttii.l OO Middle Ht.( On the Old Site occupied hy them previous to tbc> great tire. Portland, March 16. tf JOHN E. DOW, Jr., Counsellor and Attorney at Law, And. Solicitor in Bankruptcy, JAUNCKS! COURT, 41 Wall Sired, - - - New Verb City. S3P“Co«nu1sstoiier for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf/ W. T. JBHOVVN & CO., General Coni mission, Merchants, No. OO 1-4 Commercial Street, (Thomas Block,) Wti lard T. Brown, I PllBTT . vn Walter H. Brown, J roMJLAND* Sole Wholesale Agents lor the Boston Match Co. 1 lor Maine. By permission refer to Dana & Co., J. W. Perkins & Co., Josiah H. Drummond, Burgess, Kobe's & Ct>. junesodtt W. n. PHILLIPS, CARPENTER, BUILDER, And Ship Joiner. £|r’Circular and Jig Sawing doue with despatch. Mouldings ofull kinds, Doors, Sash and Blinds made or furnished to order. !»JW t omuKTciul Ml , (foot of Park tit.,) Portland, Maine, au29dtt natjTan WEBB, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. <31 Excliauge St. tiilif 8-dtt C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at tbe Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Sclrlotter* beck & Co., :*0:i Congress tat, Portland, Die, jsit‘2<i! f Due door above Drown. Charles P, Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, CA.VAL. DANK UilLDING, No. tat* Middle taliccl - - - Portland. tebUUti G. A. 8USSKJtAUT, 131 POIf rl'EU, IfANUFAOTURER AND DEALER IN burs, Huts and Caps, 136 Middle Street, PORTLAND, ... MAINE. fcfr'Cash paid Ibr Skipping Furs. sep’/Odtt HOWARD A CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M NE. OiVce Mo. 30 Extdiange Street, Joseph Howard, jyy’67-ly Kulliau Cleaves. WALTER COREY & CO, MAN 0FACT U REUS AND DEALERS IN FURNITURE ! Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Deds, Ac. Clapp'* lilock, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut,) Febfrltf_POKTL^p. S. FKEEtlAN & CO.f Commission Merchants l 1S1 Broud street, Samuel Freeman,! £. D. Apflexon. j NKW YORK. 5fcTr“ Particular al tentton given to tbe purchasing of Flour and Grain. licit rences—Da\ id Keazcr, Esq , £. McKenney A Co., W. & c. K Milliken, J. B. Garwll, Esq., T. H. Weston & < o.jnnolldtf A. N. NOYES & SON, Manutacturere and dealer* la . Stoves, Manges & Furnaces, Can be found In tb.tr MW BUILVINU Oft DJIE ST., (0|<pi»fte the Market.) Where they Will be pleaeeil to ace all their funner Cu.ioiuerig and receive orderv ae uyiiiU. augl7dtl a If. M. PAY SON, STOCK BROKER. No* 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND MK no21dt M. I>. L. JLAMK, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, No. 150 Nassau Street, NEW YORK. November 27._ eodaro I. F. 1‘lftCHKK Pattern ami Model Maker, So. 4j Exchange St. Portland Ale. spirit Levels, Hat, Bonnet and \V1k blocks made uad sepal red Arti es, Surgeons, Musicians, Inven ted, Maim aeturire, ami Miscellaneous Or,led, per u.mally executed. Janua-y I. dim __ Dr. W. R. Johnson, DENTIST, Office No. 13 1 *3 Free Street, Second Houbg from H. H. Hay’* Apothecary 8tore. 5^'Lrhti administered when desired and thought adtfeuhle. Jy22eodtl BUSINESS CARDS. New Hair Dressing Saloon. WILLIAM OANNEKS, SHAVING AND HAIR-DRESSING ROOM, IN THE Commercial llouwe, CKONN, NEAR COR. FORK HTBKKT. jau 2l-d2m JOHN UAL Counsellor at Law, f olicitor and Attorney. I .t* .Nd, 1ft KxchaiiKf otitct. N. B. Oiliccs au.J a large Hall to be Jet In same building. janL'O-dlawGw M SI8E Ac NEVEN H, MucrenHora to L.J. Hill Sc Co., M&nuiactureis aud Wholesa'e Dealers in COFFEE St SPICES, Cream Tarter, Cayenne, <£c. Eagle Itfl ills, Office 170 Fere NA.IJol Exchange, PORTLANP. ME. a. H SISE. (J-Ul29dtn H. H. NKVENg GEO. W. TRUE & CO., 110 Commercial Street, Foad Long Wharf, DEALERS IN CORI, FLOUR, Fresh Ground Yellow Meal, Gate, Shorts, liye Meat, Ac. VINK I1AIR1 AND TABLE HAI.T. W, H. WALDRON, GKO. W. TRUE. January 20. 3ldteodti COPARTNERSHIP NOTICES. Dissolution of Copartnership. fTUIE copartnership heretofore existing under the X hi m name ot Benson & Houghton, is this day dissolved by mutual cuii'ent. The uA'airs ol the late tirin will be adjusted by A. M. Benson. A. M. BENSON, E. B. HOUGHTON. Portland, Jan. 14,186$. Copartnership Notice. We have purchased the .tack and 9taml of Benson and Houghton, and have admitted Mr. A. M. Henson as a copartner, Our style Irom this time will be Clement, Goodridge & Benson. EDWIN CLEMENT, GEO. GOODRIDGE, A. M. BENSON. Portland. Jan. 14, 1S68. jan21d4w Dissolution of Copartnership. The fibmof stoned am & bailey, win dow ShadeMauulactuiere, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. P. W. STONF.HAM, F. J. BAILEY. NOTICE. The business will bo continued by P. W. STONE HAM, at the old staud, A’o. 1G8 1-2 Middle Siree , who slone is authorized to settle the affhir, of the Arm. P. W. STONEHAM. January 15,1MK. Janl8d2w Disolution. THE Firm of Lamb & Simouton is this dav dis solved by mutual consent. Mr. Lamb is to settle all accounts. G. H. LAMB, A. H. SIMONi ON. Jan. 17. dtf Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the firm name of' Donnell, Oreely & Butler, And taken the store No 31 Commercial sf., corner of Franklin and Commercial, where they will con tinue the business as - Commission Merchants, And Wholesale Dealer, in GROCERIES, FLOUR PORK, LARD, FISH. &c. J. B. DONNELL. JUSTUS OREELY, A. BUTLER. Portland, Aug. 1,1867. an3eodtr Copartnership Notice. FTIHE subscribers have thte day fbrmed a copart JL nership under the name of Evans &, Greene, And will continue the business of COAL AND WOOD/ At the old stand *81 Commercial Si, Henri Smith’* Wharf. We have on hand and. ofier tor sale at the low est cosh prices, the different varieties of Hard and Sofl Coals, all of the first quality, aud delivered in the best possible order. Also HARD AND SOFT WOOD, Delivered in any part of the city. WM. H. EVANS, CHAS H. GREENE. Portland, Nov 1st, 1807. noldif Copartnership Notice. THE subset ibers have formed a copartnership un der the firm name of EDWARD H.BURCIN<£ CO., will continue the business of Corn, Meal, Flour and Grain, —AND— Manufacture of Dairy and Table Salt, At old stand No. ISO Commercial Street. EDWARD H. BURDIN, E. S. GEKRISH. EDWARD S. BURDIN. Portland, Sept. 30,1867 oct. 5,-eodtf Notice. Port, and, .Ian. 1,1868. THE Undersigned having termed a pirtneiship to cairy on the Stove, Tin-Ware, and Plumbing business, un ler the firm aud style ot M. E Tbomp 8'd& Co., solicit the patronage at'the public gener ally. Heal quarters at the old Stand, Temple St. M. E. THOMPSON, J. S. KNIGHT. Jan. 3. eodlm* lEW FIRHI. THE subscribers have this day formed a copart uership for the purpose of conducting the retail Bout, Shoe aud Rubber Business, Under the firm name ot ELWELL & BUTLER, And taken the store recently occupied by Messrs. Elliot & McC&llar, IVo. 11 Market Square. Having added a large stock ot goods to that purchas ed ot Messrs. E. & M., we are prepared to furnish every strie and description of Bools, Shoes and Bib bers, which we shall sell at the very lowest cash prices, hoping thereby to retain all toimer patrons and give our friends and the public generally au op portunity to buy good goods at desirable prices. A. LEWIS ELWELL. J. F. BUTLER. Portland. Oct 15, 1867.oclbdtf Copartnership Notice. rpHE undersigned have this day formed a copart 1 neri-hlp under the name of HUNT, JEWETT X CO.f - FOR 1 UK - Manufacture of Marble Work! in <ill Its branches, aud have t iken the shop near the head ol Preble Street, aud NO. If* CO.XGHENN STREET. whore may be found it large and general assort ment of Monuments & Grave Stones, Tublrf., Tublr Tup., Shelve, and Soap Slone W.i U. py Orders from the country promptly attended to at low price?. Marb.e at wholesale aa usual. It. K. HUNT. J. M. JEWETT, JOSEPH RING, W. H. TURNER. December 24. 1867. JJtwlm Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under tho name of RIOHARDSON, HARRIS & 00., iov the purpose ot carrying on the wholesale West India Goods, Grocery, - AND - Flour Business**, and have taken the store No. 143 Commercial Street, beretofeie occupied by Richardson, Dyer & Co. It. M. RICHARDSON. J1ENJ. F. HARRIS, J. IV. DYER, HENRY LITTLEFIELD, December 11. d&wlstt__ Notice. 1 HEREBY lurtdd ell persons harboring or tiuatin iny non Dudley, as I shall pay no bills 01 bis con frmctinc after this date, and shall claim all liis earn ing. DUDLEY YOUNG. Portland. Jan. 13,18C*. ja ll-d&wiw* “All Sorts.” ALL SDRTS, or a Punt Stine, one hundred fath oms long, liberal in depth, complete in its ap purtenances* sor immediate use, not weighing over V O &g., capable ot being band ed by a man and three bo s in a dory. Adapted to Herring, Mackerel or l'ohagen. Coat $3:J5 AMERICAN NET AND TWINE CO., No. 43 Commercial Street, Boston. January 13, dlwikawSm REMOVALS. It E M O V A L . JOHN RAN JO ALL *£• CO., Wholesale Dealers in F 1, O Fll, Have removed to No. 9-1 Commercial Nt.» lleud of Portland Pier. Jail. 20. dlw REMOVAL. Swclt & Bradley, DEALERS IN COOK & PARLOR STOVES, For Wood or Coal, Have removed to No. 134 Exchange Street. I5P**fbe public are respectlully requested to ex amine the stoves and prices. dec30d3m R E M V A L . ROBINSON & KNIGHT, DEALERS IN CLOTH IlfO -AND Gents’ Furnishing Goods, lmve removed to their INT K W STOKE! No. 78 Middle Sh eet, Third Store froiu Excliauge Street. 'latni&j y 17. dtt * H K MO V A L . Emery, Waterhouse & Co., DEALEttS IN HARDWARE! CUTLERY, GLASS, &c., have this day removed to their NEW STORE, Nos. 03 it 00 Middle SI., Fir*t Ulock Kant of the Poet Office. E. W. & Co. have arranged in connection with their jobbing business a RETAIL DEPARTMENT, in which will be found a complete stock ot House-Building Hardware, TOOLS, &<$. January 7, lfc'67. dlw | It E M OVA L. WOODMAN,'“TRUE & CO., IMPORTER* AND DSALKUS IN DRY GOODS! WOOLENS, Gents’ Furnishing Goods, AMD SMALL WAKES, Have this day removed to Wood mail's Block, Corner of Middle and Pearl Streets, Nearly opposite their old site. Agents tor Maine for the World-renowned Eineu Finish Oollai* J With Cloth uttlie Button Hole, »ml Gray’s Patent Molded Collar -ALSO— Agents for Singers Sewing Machine. WOODtUK, VRI'B & lO. Portland, Dec 2d, 1&'*7. dec3d4m REMOVAL. H. M . Bit IS WEB, (Successor tc J. Smith & Co.) Manufacturer of Leather Belting, Has removed to NO. 92 MIDDLE STKI2ET, Marrett & Poor’s New Block, where may l>e found a tull assortment ol Leather Boltin;?, :ts cheap, and equal to any in New England. Belting and Loom Straps made to order. Also for sale. Belt Leather Backs ami Sides, Leather Trimmings, Lace Leather, Belt Hooks, Copper Rivets and Burs. jyllkltf A • HI S K K 1 L L , Counsellor and Attorney at Law, has removed to 144J Exchange Street, opposite pres ent Post Ollice. julyDdtf li K M O V A L . JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, IVatory k’ublic & Comaiixiilouer of Deeds, Has removed to Clapp’s New Block, GOR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dti R B M O V A L J W. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Caw, And Solicitor of Patcula, lias Removed to Gorner of Brown and Oongresi Street!, J»I6 BROWN'S NEW BLOCK. till The Mercantile Agency, 47 Cougrcia and 4<» Water Hi reel, ISoMtou, Will hare an Ojjice First qf March in Jose Block No. 88 Exchange St., opposite the Custom House, Portland. This institution was established by Lewis Tappan, in new York, in 1»4!; by him and Edward K. Dun bar in Bost on, in 1843, and subsequently by them and their successors in each of (he principal cities of the ! United States and Canada; and is believed to be the first ami original oiganizaton in : ny port of the world, for the purpofe of procuriug in a thorough manner, recording and preserving for its patrons de tailed information respecting the home standing, re sponsibility and credit of Merchants, Manufacturers, Traders. Arc., to aid in dispensingciedit and collect ing debts. During the twenty-six years lliat (he Mercantile Agency has been in op-ration,there has been no time that It has not enjoyed the confidence and patronage of the most honored and sagacious business men in each community where one of its offices bus been lo cated. With a determination, adhered to from the first opening of thi•* office to the present time, to se cure the aid o('reliable ami painstaking correspon dent?, men ot cliaract* r and integrity, competent assistants and clerks in al! responsible positions, and to be strictly impartial in our reports without fear or favor, the business has grown to an extent corres ponding to t lie increased teritory ami extended busi ness o: the country; and never has the agency been in condition to render such valuable service to its subscribers as at the present time. In addition to the recorded reports, revved syste matically twice a year by correspondence aud trav elling, we have, for the past Three years, issued to subsciibers who desired it, tbey paying an addition al subscription for the use thereot, a REFERENCE ROOK, containing names ot individuals aud linns in Mcnan'iie, Manufacturing, Mechanical, and other business, arranged in alphabetical order in their respective towns or cities, with a double rating ap pended, (as per Key furnished wiih the book,) show ing, first, approximately the pecuniiry strength,ami secondly, the mercantile credit. This work, now is sued in .January and July of each year, is kept use tul to subscribers by the issue ot weekly, ( r more frequent)notifications ol important changes which affect the ratings. Besides the GENERAL REFERENCE BOOK, of whole U. S. and British Provinces, weis.Miea BOOK OF PRINCIPAL CITIES, some 70 in num ber, a NEW ENGLAND REFERENCE BOOK, and a WESTERN REFERENCE BOOK. Atl of the. three last mimed are included in the first, and either can be supplied to a subscriber ac cording to the wants of his business. We shall be pleased loexhib t the Reiereuce Book and other facilities of the Agency, and to answer such questions as may be asked respecting our sys tem and terms ot subscription; upon application per sonally or by letter. EDWARD BUSSELL & CO. January 1, DCS. ASSOCIATE OVICUH. E. RUSSELL & CO., Boston, and Portland* R. G. DUN Co., New York City, Albany, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburg, Cleveland, Detroit.,Chicago, Milwaukie,Chariest n. New ‘ hToana, Louisville. Memphis, St. Louis, and London, England. DUN. W1 VIAN & CO., Tor onto, r. w , Montreal,C. K., and Haliiux. N. S. Jan 9 dtf ’ FOR SALE. ONE EIGHT HOUSE POWER Portable Engine. W. H. PHILLIP,. o 9 Commercial St., loot ot Park St. Portland, Aug 29,-dt MEAL ESTATE. Hotel tor Sale. rilHE furniture aud fixtures iu the iJotii J X so long and favorably known as the York Hotel in Saco, will I* sold at a g od 1 bargain. The tur. iiure t> neatly u»w and In good order. Has a good Dunce Hull and Stable stinehod, a very favointrie lease of lour or ten yea:a. The House is doing an excellent busi ness, nud the only reason lor selling, is, that the Pio nr letor has other business to attend to the first of SILAS GURNEY, JauL'Idl w York Hotel, Saco, Me. New House tor Sale. ANEW two and a half story house, thoroughly built, containing fifteen roomw, convenient for one or two iawilies, located on Cumberland Street, is ottered for sale on tav<<rablo terms. It lia.s gas, marble mantels, an abundance of hard and sett wat er, rr man tod rntlsr fio r, brick clsiern, Ac. Apply to W. H. JKRKIS, ,fan'5d3w Leal E-tate Agent. Far Sale at a Bargain. A LOT of land, 50 by tin feet, for TEN CENT'S per square foot located on St. John St. Apply immediately to WM. If. JKltKJS. Real Estate Agent, Opposite Preble House. JanU-dlw* 11800 for a Stood 119 story House djfife Aud Oue A ere of l.and, in Westbrook, Sid w^,lu three minutes walk of the Horse Cars. JKUtThe house Is modern and convenient. Plenty excellent Soil Water at the door. Has a good bam and wood-house. Only $1000cash required down. Apply to W. H. JERRI*, dc-3ttd3w*Real Estate Agent. FOB SALE! Two Brick Houses in a block of three, on Hjj» Cumberland,corner of Pearl street; two stories XiImIL with French root, gutteis lined with galvan ised iron, cement cellar floors, with brick cisterns. One containing 10 finished rooms, and th*» other nine rooms—all above ground—with bard nud soft water brought in the kitchen—thoroughly built and con venient. Also a block of two bouses thoroughly 1 uilt el brick, and convenient; two stories with French roof, hard and soft water brought in the kitchen; contain ing twelve finished rooms each, on Myrtle si. For farther particular.- enquire on the pie mite* cr to CHAS. RICHARDSON, dclSdtlis 133 Cumberland St. For Sale—One Mile from Port land. THE beautita) residence occupied byltev. W. P. Merrill, situated iu Westbrook, ou the Back Cove road, known by tbe name of the Macliigonne Villa, The grounds are tastefully laid out with walks, flower beds, splendid evergreens and shade trees; about 200 pear, apple, plum and cherry trees iu bearing; plenty!of currents and goosebe.rics; about n acre ot at raw berries—raised 1,000 quart# this year. The lot embraces nearly lour acres, with streets CO feet wide all round it. The buildings—1 fine house with 16 rooms, French root and cupola, and a piazza round three sides; warmed with tur nace, good well and cistern In cellar; gardener's house and summer house, and good stable well finished with cellar. Terms easy. For particulars euqifire ou llie pre mises, or of W H ITT KM ORE & ST ARBI RD, on Commercial street; or FERXALD & SON, corner ot Preble and Congress streets. Sept. 3. dtt NOTICB. I will sell en favorable terms as to 1 payment, or let for a term of years, the lots on . the corner of Middle and Franklin streets, and on Franklin street, including the corner of Frankliu and Fore streets. Apply to WM. HILLIARD, Bangor or SMITH A REED. Attorneys, Portland. fyl2u Land Tor Sale. APART of the late Mary S. Lunt’s Estate, near Portland, via Tukey's Bridge; iu iwrcels to suit Purchasers. Enquire iu person or by fetter ot JAMES JOHNSON, Stroud water, Westbrook Adm’r of said Estate with will annexed. oct 22-d&wtf To be Sold Immediately. TWO Houses and lots in City. Price |900 and $1, 600. House lots in Cape Elizabeth $50 to $100. JOSEPH HEED, Real Estate Agent, Oak and Congress sis. , Octobes 2. dtt\ J. & C. J. BARBOUR, Ho. 8 Exchange street, Have for retail a large Stock of Boots, Shoes and Rubbers Fw Mss’*, IVsmea’a, Miase^, Bay’a and Ckilderea’* wear. RUBBER GOODS 1 Belling, Packing, Hose, Clothing, Npriug*, Ulatk, Mat*, Taking, is. 83T* AH descriptions of Rubber O hwIm obtained • from Faetory at short notice and at lowest rates. Oak Leather Belts. ■im Premium Oalc Leather Belts!' The moat perfect article in the market. Also, Pages Patent Lace Leather, and Blake’s Beit Studs. Dec 10,I807.-Ueod3m LUMBER Drying and Planing Mills, Jf. J. 2>. Larrabee & Co Went Commercial street. Kiln-Dried Lumber for Sale. PERFECTLY Dry Pine Lumber planed and ready for use. Dry Norway Pine and Spruce Boards planed and Jointed, tor floors. All kinds of lumber furnished at low prices. Various Wood Mouldiugs for house-fin ish and lor p’cture frames on baud aud made to or der. We can do job work, such as jig sawing, turn ing, planing, sticking moulding, &c, iu the best manner. Prompt personal attention. It. J. D. LARRABEE & CO.. dc24d3m West Commercial St., Portland. Advances made on Goods to tbe Island of Cuba. Hesars.OHUROHLL, BBOWNS k HANSON Are prepared to make liberal advances on a'l kinds of Lumber, Cooperage and Provisions, to any oi the Ports of the Island, and their connections with the first class Houses ot the Island, make this a desira ble mode tbi parties wishing to ship Goods to that market Portland, 1$ Dec. 1867, ticlttf Gas Fixtures! Gas Fixtures! We have connected GAS FIXTURES with our busi ness of Steam and Gas Fittings, IBON BAILINGS, WINDOW SHUTTERS, Gratings, Fuuips, Ac., Ac , and are now prepared to ftrndsli them as low as they can be purchased iu Boston. Our stock is entirely new, and is selected troiu the latest and most fashionable stylus. We invite persons who intend to purclia>efixtures to give us a call before purchasing elsewhere. C. M. & H. T. PLUMMER, Nos. 0,11 aud 13 Uniou Street, Portland, Me. September 12. dlf FOR _SALE. ONE horse, six yoars old. kiud aud good worker .and a good traveller. A!so oue t> averse runner puug, nearly new. Applv lor a few days to S. WINSLOSV & CO.. declidt 28 Spring Street. THIS BEST CHRISTMAS - OR — We w Y e a i*’s PRESENT any cue can give their friends will be a PHOTOGRAPH! and will be prised as such. Go to E. H. WORMELL’S, No. 316 Congress Street, where you can get all kinds of such work done in the bust maimer, and for prices that duty competition. Phstsgraphs in all their Style*. Tin Type* and Ferreotype*, tbs cheapest that can be made in this city, and perfect sitistaction wai ranted. Remember the place. JB. H. WORMELL, dec.dkltf 316 Congress Street. LI VERY STABLE ! BOARDING AND BAITING By the subscriber, in the stable recently oicupled by Samuel Adams, rear of LANCASTER HALL ! Prices reasonable. B. P. RUGG, Agent. July 23. dtt tfh-4 A IjOAN on first class tj) X V_7 .UV/ U city property, by GEO. R. DAVIS Ot CO., jan6dlw Dealers in Real Estate. Hill's Pile Ointment IS being used with great fiacoees. Entirely vege table. No cure, uo pay. Sold by all Druggists. Price 25 cent* per box. O. A. HILL, Proprietor, uovlS eodaifl Portland, Malar, Instruction on the Piano Forte By MISS A. H. DUB GIN. t^'lnqniie at 28 High st. dc25eodlm* Bristol Line. The steamers Bristol aud Providence having been withdrawn for a lew weeks, in order to renovate aud refit them, the Bristol Line will run two flrst-clas fast profilers from Bristol, in connection with Bos ton and Providence Railroad, exclusively lor Freight. Shippers are assured their goods will be delivered with promptness aud despatch. MaVk your goods “Bristol Line.” Ship by Bostou and Providence Railroad. For tur her lotormaiion, stencils aud re ceipts, apply at Company's Office, No. 3 Old State House. Boston, corner Washington and Statestreets. The Bristol and Providence will resume their trips at an early day. GEO. SH1VKRICK, Jan 1, 18 8. ja7dttFreight Agent. Wharf Room to Let. fTlHKEE HUNDRED teet of the Easterly sido oi X Sturdevant’s wharf. Enquire of G. W. COBB & CO., Jan. 14. d2w outliewhari Portland Academy, - - Union HaU. DAY aud .vouiog acliool. For term, ami particu lar, addresa P. J. LABBABEE. Principal. Jan. 13. eodtf No. 28 Hanover St. _MISCELLANEOUS. 540 IIILES — OF THE - UNI O IV Pacific Railroad Ituunhig Went front Omaitit, Across tlie Continent, ARB NOW COMPLETED, THE TRACK BEING LAID AND TRAINS RUN NING Within Ten Mile* of the Summit of the Hooky Mountains. 1 he remaining ten miles will bo finished as soon lis the weather permits tho*road-be<l to be sufficiently packed to rcc tve the rilil*. The work continues to bo pushed forward In the rock cuttlff&Hon the w« st ern slope with unabated energy, and a much larger lorce will be employed during the current year than ever beforj. The prospect that the whole Grand Line to the Pacific Will be Completed in 1870, Was never better. The means so tar provided for count ruction Jiaa proved ample, and there is no lack of funds for the most vigorous prosecution of the en terprise. These means are divided into four classes: 1—UNITED STA TES BONDS, Having thirty years to run, and bearingsix per cent currency interest, at the rale of $16,000 per mile for 517 miles on the Plains; the tout the rate of $48,000 per mile tor 150 miles through the Kooky Mountains; then at the rate of $32,000 per mile lor the remaining distance, for which the United States takes a second Hen as security. The interest on these bands is paid by the United States Government, which also pays the Company one-half the amount ot its bills in money tor traiisportating its freight, troops, mails. &c. The remaining half of these bills is placed to the Company's credit, and tortus a sinking lund which may finally discharge the whole amount of this lien. 2—FIRST MORTGAGE BONDS By its charter the Company is permitted to issue its own First Mortgage Bonds to the same amount as the Bends issued by the government, and no more, and only as tut road progresses. The Trustees tor the Bondholders, are the Hon. K. D. Morgan, U. S. Senator from Hew York, au*i the Hon. Oakes Ames, member ot the U. S. House ol Representatives, who are responsible tor the delivery of these Bonds to the Company in accordance with the terms of the law. 3—THE LAND GRANT. The Union Pacific Railroad Company has a land grant or absolute donation from the government ol 12,800 acres to the mile on the line of the road, which will not be worthless than $1.50 per acre, at the low est valuation. 4—THE CAPITAL STOCK. The authorized capital of the Union Pacific Rail road Company la $10(1,000,000, ol which over $8,300, 000 have been paid on the work already done. THE Means Sufficient to Build the Road. Contracts fur the entire work ol building 914 miles of first-class railroad west trour Omaha, comprising much ol' the most difficult mountain work, and em bracing every expense except surveying, have been made with responsible parties (who have already fin ished over 510 miles), at the average rate rf sixty eight thousand and fifty-eight dollars ($68,058) per mile. This price includes all necessary shops 101 construction and repairs ot cars, depots, stations, and all other incidental buildings, and also locomo tives, pasbeuger, baggage, and freight cars, and oth er icquMte rolling stock, to an amount that shall yot be less than $5,000 per mile. Alloi Ing the eqgt of the remaining one hundred and eighty-six of the eleveu hundred miles assumed to be built by the Union Pacific Compauy to be $90,000 per mile, Tht* Total Coat of Eleven llundred JMilei will be as follow* t ft# miles, at $68,058 862,205,012 188 miles, at $'00,000, 10,740,000 Add discounts on bonds, surveys. Ac, 4,300,000 Amount, $83,447,012 AttheU. S Bonds are equal to money, and the Company's own First Mortgage Bonds have a ready market, we have as the Available Cush Heaourt-es far Building Eleven lluudred iMUee t U. S, Bonds. $29,328,C00 First Mortgage Bond?. 20,328,000 Capital S ock paid In on the work now done,8,500,(TOO Land Grant, 14,080.000 acres, at $1.00 per acre, 21,120,000 Total, 888,276.000 The Compauy have ample fac’Uties for supplying any deficiency that may arise in means for construc tion. This may be done wholly or in part by' addi ditiouul subscriptions to the capital stock. Earnings of the Company. At present, tbc profits of the Company are deiived only from its local traffic, but this is already much more than sufficient to pay the iuterest on all the Bonds the Company can issue, if not auother mile were built. It is not doubted lhat when the road is completed the through traffic of the only line con noctihg the Atlantic and Pacific States wi 1 be large beyond precedent, and, as there will be no compe tition, it cau always be done at profitable rates. It wilJ be noticed tbat the Union Pacific Itailroad i , in fact, a Uovernintnt Work, built under tbc su pervision of Goverumeut office rs and to a large ex tent with Government money, and that its bonds are issued under Government direction. It Is be lieved 1hat no similar security is so carefully guard ed, and certainly no other & based upon a larger or more valuable property. As the Comp ny’s First Mortgage Bonds are ottered for the present at 9Q CT4/.ON THE DOLLAR, they are the cheapest security iu the market, being more than 15 per ca,nt. lower than U. S. Storks. They pay Six Per Cent, in Gold! or over NINE PE It CENT, upon the invest ment, and have thirty years to run before maturity. Subscriptions will be received in Portland by Sir AX A EAJtltETT, NO. IS E.XGBANGK STKKKT, ami lu New V ink at tire Conii»aiiy'b Office, No. 30 Kasnau Street, and by CONTINENTAL NATIONAL BANK, No. 7 Nas »ati Street. CLAKK, DOIH1L & CO., Buukers, No. 31 Wall Street. JOHN J. CISCO & SON, Bankers' No. 33 Wall Street. HENRY CLEWS & CO., Bunkers, No. 32 Wal Street. And by the Coinpmy’s advertised Agent* through out the United States. Remittances sheuId be made In drafts or other fund* par iu New Yolk, and the bonds will be sent free of charge by return express. Parties subscribing through local agents, will look to them for their safe delivery. A NEW PAMPHLET AND MAP, showing the Progress of the Work, Resources for Construction, and Value of Bonds, may be obtained at the Com pany's Offices, or of It* advertised Agents, or will be sent free on application. JOHN J. CISCO, janl4d«ftwlui Treasurer, New York. ABSTRACT OF THE ANNUAL STATL3IKNT OF THE JETNA INSURANCE CO, OF HARTFORD, CONN. On the 1st day ot January, 1808, to the State o! Maine. Cnpilul Block all Paid up, $3,003,000.00 ASSETS AS FOLLOWS: Real Estate, unincumbered,.$253,082 83 Cash on baud, in Bank, and in agl*. bands 548,607 81 United States Securities,. 748,3=15 50 State, City and Town Stock* aud Bonds 899,525 00 Bank aud Trust Company's Stock*,.1,257,810 00 Railroad Companies’ Stocks,... 299,382 25 Mortgage Bonds,. 811,870 00 Loan* on Real Estate,. i»,0uQ 00 Mutual IusuraQco Co.’s Scrip. 5,920 00 Total Assets.$1,833,543 39 Aggregate amount at risk.$201,300,713 00 Amount ol Premium Notes, none. A Mount ol Liabilities tor uuse tiled Losses,..... 403,248 03 S°y* Losse* paid in 49 years, $23.000,0C0 00. L. J. HENDEE, Pres’t. J. UOOI>NOW, Secrerary. WILLIAM B. CLAKK, Asst. Soc’y. , E. J. BASSETT, General Agent and Adjuqflth . J. C. RILLIAKD, I Special AgenIs H. L. PASCO, J and Adjusters. DOJF, COFFIN <£ LIBBY. Agls, Ss. 33 Eicbuuie lit., Psrilnud. January AJ. eodlw DAILY PRESS. POHILANI). Wednesday Morning, January 22,1868. iVotttiuntinii Cmiruliout.' The gene al dissatisfaction with tlie politi cal machinery by which the Democratic par ty was so long controlled ami at las: ruined, finds expression Irom time to time in .new plans tor fixing the responsibility for nomina tions upon the persons who really control them. The Republican party lias indeed dis covered a remedy lor bad nominations, and until something better is proposed will do well to keep it in reserve. But it is a rede remedy nevertheless, enforcing the lesson of political rectitude in the same rough lash Ion in which our periodical financial cri ses teach the lesson of prudence and econ omy, by wide-spread ruin and disaster. If in sonic way we could secure good nominations and avoid tlie occasional necessity lor boiling or threatening to bo’.t, it would be a great saving ol political power. Tlie latest proposition (or this end Is Mr. Sidney G. Fislier’s, and appears in the last number of the North 'American Review. Mr. Fisher’s plan is to provide by law for the election of a board of nouiinors, whose duty it shall be to receive and consider all applica tions for oiliees whose incumbents are chosen by the popular vote, and irom them to select a number of candidates to be presented to tlie people for their suffrages. The <iualitieatious of the nominors are to be defined by tlie law, And should be such as to secure competent anil unbiased judgment of the merits of candidates brought before them, and adequate penalties should be provided to prevent bribery and fraud. Tlie design of the law Is simply to bring out into the light and bold strictly responsible the men who discharge an important duty to which somebody must attend, aud wiiich is uow done in back pal lors by people of whom the publ’e knows nothing. Perhaps the millennium will see this plan in full operation, and a committee of wise and virtuous citizens will then inquire into the character and capacity of all candidates for popular election. Andrew Johnson will then fail to get a nomination for alderman of his native village; Fernando Wood will no louger think of becoming Mayol uf New York; the Hon. John Morrissey will return to his familiar sports upon "the green;” and in general the wicked will cease Irpm troub ling and the weary good people w ill improve the opportunity to take a little natural rest. In that day we shall hear nothing of local claims, or party claims. It will not be sup posed because a man hits a fast horse and on election day brings tlie lame, the halt, the blind and the drunken to tlie polls,and makes them all vote the regular ticket, that he is therefore the very man lor town representa tive. It will make no difference at which end of his district a inau lives; if he is a good man for the vacant office, the nomination is his without a question. We are getting a little reckless about what are called local claims of late years, but in that good time coining we shall forget that there ever were such claims, and the best man will win whether he lives in the northeast or the Southeast corner of the sacred precinct. Meanwhile wc shall probably got along in the old way for some years to come, if Mr. Fisher’s law were passed, the nominors would soon come to be voted tor us the Presidential electors are now chosen—not for their own merits, but tor the caulidates whom they Would be understood to represent. It is as hard to prevent the iullueuce of active, in telligent and insistent men from beiug felt hi a political organization as in a railroad company, a debating society, a ericket club, or a church. It is like frying to cover fire with cotton cloth; smother it in one spot and it brcnk3 out in another. Perhaps it may be (lone, but the prospect is certainly dubious, aud meanwhile the nominating conventions are the only means at hand for securing unity of action. Men who think alike should vote alike—when they can. Tlie regular nomina tions are entitled to be treated fairly; it is coming to be understood also that the public expects fair treatment at the hands ol the conventions. Report of the Truster* of the Celleie of Agriculture and mechanic Art*. Tlie most important points in tlie report of tlie Trustees of tlie Agricultural College at Oiouo, prepared by Hou. Abner Coburn, are as tollows: . Tlie present Board of Trustees held tlielr first meeting immediately alter their appoint ment, April 24, 1S67. The plan ot Mr. F. L. Olwstead, of New Yotk, indicating the general location, size aud use ot tlie buildings needed for the College, as well as the division of the farm into fields, was not received until June 20th. Tlie Trustees were entirely unanimous in their opinion that a thorough repair ol the Frost house for the luture use ot the Farm Superintendent, was a matter of immediate necessity. A glance at this building showed that a thorough repair would cost almost as much as to build a new building. The L was worthless, and the old cellar, which was merely an almost inaccessible and contracted cavity under a part of the house, was also worthless. They voted to build a new L two stories high, and acaniage house, and have a new cellar under the whole house and L. This work has been done. At the White house, a cistern with a ca pacity of 110 hogsheads has been built lin stock, and a lurnaoe put in tlie cellar which warms three rooms aul the hall, at an ex pense of about $d65. In considering the plan for the other build ings, entire unanimity ot opinion was almost impossible. The rnaiu question of perplexity was, What shall we build;1 The act of the Legis lature limited us to two buildings, while tbe pl!in ol Olmsted contemplated tire erection of three buildings to each class ef forty students, making twelve buildings necessary lor a course ot lour years, ami even then the lab oratory.and lecture rooms, the rooms for the cabinets, library aud armory, aud the chajiel would he wanting. A part of the Board be lieved that plain, brick buildings alter the col lege plan ol accommodating either lorty-eight or sixty tour students, according to the height, really the most economical. Two such build ings, or at most thrse, together with a build ing tor the laboratory and lecture room, might accommodate all the stduents, and in the in fancy of Lire institution, some of the rooms might he used lor genet ul purposes. Those in favor of such buildings belie veil that the materials or style of architecture made use of in budding, would not necessarily determ ine either the course of study to be pursued or the industrial cbaiacter of the institution. But the sum given by the legislature would not, at present priees, build even one of these buildings. At our meeting the 20th ot June we were assisted in onr deliberations and es timates by two practical mechanics of Baugor, aud subsequently by Air. Stead, an architect, of tbe Him ol Anderson, Bonuell & Co., of Portland, and it was finally decided that we would build a laboratory building of brick and a dormitory building ol wood, and by providiag temporary boarding accommoda tions, start a class of student®. The Board, therefore, instructed the Ex ecutlve Committee to urge forward the erec tion of these two buildings as rapidly as possi ble. The dormitory building'is now progress ing towards completion, hut owing to the con tinued wet weather of the past season the bricks lor the laboratory building could not be got ready for use this year. Tbe dormitory building is 03x47 feet, with a veranda 28x10 leef. It has two stories, each containing six looms. The first story is 11 feet high, ami the second 10 1-2 teet. The smallest room in the attic is 18x13 feet, and the largest sized rooms in the lower stories are 19x15 feet. . Farm. The farm lias been under the care of the lion. J. II. Gilman, who with his fami ly have exhibited great apparent interest and industry in all mailers pertaining to it. Tbe soil of tbe (arm is generally a rich clay loam, and with underdiaiuing and care would be very productive. During the past wet se tson the need ol better drainage has been very ap parent. Chops. Hay about 100 tons; straw about 10 tons; beans about 8 bushels; barley about 350 bushels on 14 acres: potatoes about 600 bushels on 6 acres. Obcuakus. There are 50 apple trees in vigorous growth which have yielded about ‘-'0 bushels this yuir. The nursery ot about 30 ■ square reds contains about 5000 trees. ,01 the 400 trees set out in the pear nursery last year in the lull, about 300 are alive and ■'rowing well. About 500 maple, eliu and ev ergreen shade trees have been set out the past season. 8torn. Three horses; 7 cows, 2 cows purchased this year; 2 steers. 3 year* old, purchased; 2 steers, 2 years old, purchased ; 3 yearling steel’s, purchased; 2 hel'ers, 2 years old with calf; 22 sheep. 14 lambs, and I southdown buck to be wintered. The 22 old sheep sheared !Hi pounds oi washed wool and ra sed 22 lambs. One bull, three years old in September, presented liy one of the Trustees. Two Ueiiers two years old, with calf, purchased of Mr. 1’ercival ot Vassaibor ougli. Two Suffolk swine, presented by Mr. Percival of Vassalborougb. Two three quar ters Chester. About I,MX) [Kinmix ol pork have been made on tiie larm this year. We arc aware that many arc anxious lor the school to commence. In Ibis anxiety the Trustees share, and they intend to advertise the opening of iln* College as soon as they Can accomodate one small class. KkTIMATKK Foil THF ( uUMl.MJ VfcAU The imiiiediale wants of the College, us nearly as we can estimate, are as follows ." 1. To build the laboratory building, ex clusive ol the materials now on hand, tthoul $ to,(XXI. 2 A house lor the .Steward to live iu, where board and washing may be furnished II ‘lie students, $5,000. 3. To manufacture bricks and purchase lumber lor a second dormitoiy building, lo be built iu the early part ol l.stto, and ^eady for use iu September of that year, 4. A large part of the farm needs dra'ning, and we propose the present year to com mence the manufacture of tiles, and drain from ten to twenty acres lor immediate cul tivation. Wc also propose to purchase a suf ficient number of milch cows to eat up the surplus ot hay on the farm. These two out lays may require about $1,000. In making these estimates we anticipate no future wants ol the College. We simply ask the triends of the institution (dr the’ means needed to start the school and make the farm profitable. If we ask for less we should not he true to ouixelves, lo the Irieiuls of the institution in the .State, or to the Leg islature. Piclarra at HawUaia College. The merit of the collection oi paiutin;» belonging to Bowdoin College is not general ly known in the State, stilt" less hi the coun try. The following list ol pictures to which great names are attached, (on what authority we are not told) appeal’s In a communication printed In the last number of the Nation: Bowdoin College has long possessed one ol the rarest and most valuable collections ol paiulings in the country. Named tor the cour'ly Huguenot who tounded and partly endowtd it, the college received also from his generous hand a collection or ninety paintings which he had been gathering lor many years in Europe, and among which he bad secured some originals of recognized value. A later donation, by Col. G. W. Boyd, increased (lie collection to upwatds of lot) pictures. It is not possible within the limits ol a letter to give any adequate description ol this gallery: hut a terr of the pictures maybe mentioned lis being of especial interest. Uubeus is represented in this gallery by tom ot his most successful pictures—one of biatia and Endytuion, one of Ceres sdK-rmg truit to Venus, one of Achilles at the court ol Lycolu edes in female dress, discovered by Ulysses, according to the well-known story, and one ol St. Simeon in the Temple holding the child Jesus. This last-named picture was well kuowu in London when Sir Joshua Reynolds was President ol' the Royal Academy, and is the picture referred to in his lectures as otic of the finest examples ot Ruben's best work. Vandyke lias in ibis collection but a single painting; but that is in the line in which he won his special renown. It is a |>ortralt ol a governor of Gibraltar. The custodians of the gallciy have been assured that this picture would iind many purchasers in England at an appraisal of live or six thousand pounds. “Alary and Elizabeth, with the infants Jesus and John,” is attributed to Raphael. It has been pronounced by good authority as exhibiting in a certain degree • all the excel lences of liis best pictures. The‘ Continence of Scipio” is a classical painting, thought by Stuart to be an original by Poussin, or a very excellent copy. In color and attitude it is one ot the richest pictures in the collection. Another line group is‘ Venus binding Cu pid.” The paiuter is unknown. The picture was brought from the Grand Duke’s palace at Florence. The gallery contains three small paintings from the pencil of Hogarth. Francesco Salvi ati i» repiesented by a painting on copper ol “1'lic Women at the Sepulchre." There is also an inlant “Johu the Baptist," by Stella; one of Snyder’s famous animal pieces, aud var ious works of painters less widely known. Pile collection is rich In portraits; besides the pue already mentioned by Vandyke, there is an original likeness of Mirabeau, a portrait ot Savonarola, one of Lorenzo de’ Medici, one ol Garrick, and one (supposed) of Kepler. There is a genuine Copley, a portrait of Thomas Fluker, a secretary ot the province of Massa chusetts, and portraits by ktuart of Presidents Monroe and JeffersoD. These art treasures may well have ev aped the notice of even well-intomied people, and perhaps have remained unappreciated and almost unknown to some of ikiwdoin's own children, sin;e they have been cooped up in a gallery so ill-arrange 1 that they coud not properly be said to be ‘on exhibition" at all. The Aietnoriai Hal), which ia projected, and tor which grouud is already broken, will afford them accommodation where their merits can be both discoverable snd accessible. Recent Publication*. Tieknor & Fields, Boston, have issued, iu •Heir autograph edition of Dickens, David Copperjield, with eight of the original illustra tions. We have already expressed our opinion that this is the most desirable of all the cheap editions of Dickens, combining as it does, in a greater degree than any other, beauty, com pactness and legibility. (Received by Hall L. Davis.) Harper & Brothers, New York, have pub lished Stories of the Gorilla Country, by Paul du Chaillu, author of “Discoveries iu Equato rial Africa,” -etc. It is specially intended tor youug people, and certainly If a liberal admix ture ot the marvellous element lie sufficient to recommend a book to that class of readers they cannot fail to like this one. Here are all sorts of adventures with all sorts of wild auimals, of the I'rute and human varieties, gorillas, leop ards, cannibals, “rogue” elephauts, big snakes, big ants, mbouves—wb itever those may be— and every s|>ecies of monster which may be supposed to exist within the horrible wilds of Central Africa. M.du Cliaillu is certainly an entertaining traveller, but whether it may not he as well to take some of his statements a itli a very small grain of salt, we tears to others to decide. The book is hands rraeiy printed and illustrated. (Received bv Hall L. Davis.) Loring. of Boston has printed a translation of the lively brochure of Andre Leo, entitled The American Colony in tar is. Such ot onr traveled tellow citizens as may wish to see themselves as a clever frenchman sees them, cau du so by reading tli'-s pamphlet. (Received by C. K. Chisholm Sc Brother.) David Tucker publishes iu a neat pamphlet, Lessons of the hnoic, a sermon by the Rev. Wil liam B. Haydeu, pastor ot the Nwedeulairgiaii Church in this city, in which some of the anal ogies between natural pheuouiena end the truths ot Scripture are happily illustrated. Helper anil Brothers have added to their Li brary of Select Novels another of the thought ful tales of Ueorge MacDonald, author of “An nals of a Quiet Neighborhood.” It is entitled Guild Court, a London Story, and will well re pay perusal. In the same aeries we have The Brothers' Bet, a lively story, translated from the Swedish of Emilie Carlen, the most popu lar, s'uce Miss Bremer, of all Swedish novel ists. (Received hv Bailey and Noyes.) Putnam’s Magazine, for February, bus the following table of contentsToo True, a novel, chapters III, aud IV.j Broadway; Daute and bis latest Translators: Diary of James Foni rnore Cooper; A Ta'k with our Next Presi dent; The Mystery of the Gilded Cameo; Ili um Fuit; The Coming Revolution in England; Making the Most of Oneself; Life in Grest Cities, Rome; Republic of Elsewhere; A Sea View; The Venue of Milo; Fitz Greene Hal leck, with portrait; The Outcast; Monthly Chronicle—Occurrences; Literature; Fine Arts; Table Talk. Several of the articles have more thau com- • nton interest; those on Cooper and llalleck arc both good. The novel, "Too True," opens out well; the conception of the principal char acter is a happy one. “Tim Mystery of the Gilded Cameo” is a clever extravaganza.— “Ilium Fuit” is a poem by E. C. Steduian, very pleasing iu style aud sentiment. The political articles iu the number seem a little crude, but the purely literary matter is good, aud the editorial department, witbits chroni cle of events aud gossip of books aud things is well written. On the whole, though Putnam's does not yet move off in the race with quite its old free aud vigorous stride, it shows vigor aud gives good promise of what it will do when its managers shall have got their enter prise fairly iu hand. Messrs. Bailey & Noyes are the agents for the magazine iu this city. Dances to the Atlantic Cable.—Among the many current Fenian rumors In Kuglaml is one that the authorities at Dublin are iu possession of particulars of a conspiracy to destroy the Atlantic cable, aud are taking pie cautions accordingly. VarietloH. —A country editor tried to write an elabo rate article on “Woman’s Influence" end was sorely distressed to And it printed next tuoru iuv, “Woman’s Influenza." —Mary Harris, who shot Burroughs iu Washington, and was acquitted ou lb» ground "I insanity, lias recovered her reason and is at home. The report is that Commodore Vanderbilt lias paid the venerable editor of the Tribune the 4*14,OUU his sou oorrowed ol him, hut the report needs cuudnuatiou. —A marriage iu low life ig announced to take place between "Commodore Nutt” and Miss Minnie Warren. Together they are worth a quarter ol a million dollars, and still the commodore could uot ho ssid to be a heavy capitalist. —It is claimed that California has this year produced thirty-tour uiilliou gallons of trine. —A drama ou the death ol Maxiuiiliau has been written by a Mr. Whitworth lor produc tion at the Haymarket Theatre, Melbourne, in which Madame Celeste sustains the character ot Carlotta. —Much scaudal has been occasioned iu a commune near Paris,by two young follows en tering the confessional of a church. One ui them played tile part of priest aud the other protended to couless. By-and-by a lady close ly veiled approached, the young man ou his knees hurried away, and she took his plaoe. It proved to he the lady to whom he wss ell gaged, and hearing some disagreeable discios utres, he rushed Irotn the box In a rage and re pudiated her. The sham priest is now under trial for causiug a scandal in a church, and outraging the practice oi religion. —A Mount Pleasant (Iowa) boy met an un fortunate cow the other day on the street, and the frozen snow suggesting the idea,eoucluded lie would have a slide. He seized hold ot the cow’s tail, aud she not understanding this un usual proceeding, started rapidly oil'. The ur chins thinking this plan of navigation a good one, joined in the sport, aud soou a long line, boys' bauds aud eoai tails fortniug the coupling irons, were having a jolly time of it at the ex pense of the poor cow. —The C'ongregatlonalist indulge* in this reminiscence aueut the scarce numbers and scaut theology of the students at the Unitarian seminary at Cambridge. In the “more lormer" days of the theological seminary iu connection with Harvard college, when Theodore Parker's theories were exciting great interest in the community, and youug men especially were feeling strongly their influence, it was ths cus tom in the Harvard law school, when holding a moot court, to send over to the semiuary and procure .some ot the theologue* lo sit upon the jury. Judge Story wax preps ling to open Court, thus one day, and dispatched a messen ger to secure the usual attendance. That mes senger, having ill success, returned after a while witli the report: “May it please your honor, I can’t liud men enough iu the theolog M'ul semiuary who believe in a Uod to piece out this jury, and I wait farther instructions.* The judge is reported to have ^indulged in an answering roar which did better iu a moot court than it would in a real one; but which made it very certaiu that it wasn't a mete court. —Henry Kingsley is announced as the edi tor of a new edition of Robinson Crusoe, and has written an introduction lo it. —Upward ol 2U0 wild turkeys have been kill ed this ieasen in the immediate vicinity of Manassas station. —Fears are entertained of the destruction of Niagara Falls. A peculiar motion of the rap ids about half a mile above, iu the channel where the greatest body ot water flows, has given rise to the belief that a breach has been made by the current through the soft slate strata underlying the limestone that lorms the present ledge of tlie falls. Recently the appear ance of tlio rapids at the poiut indicated, has undergone a marked change,and so exactly in contiruiation of this theory that those watch ing it do not doubt the speedy doom of the lamous Horse Shoe cataract. It is prophesied that the falls will be mitirely brukeu down at an early day, and the preseut grand appear ance of the river at that poiut be converted in to a simple “shute” or rapid. —M tduuie de-having said, in her in tense style, “I should like to be married iu Euglish, in a language iu which vows are so faithfully kept,” some one asked Frere,“What language, I wonder, waa the married in?*’ “Broken Euglish, l suppose,” answered Frere. —At Rochdale, England, the chosen home of co-operation, a theatre big enough to held 2,200 people has just been opened. The money fur building it, (£0,000.) was raised by £1 shares, mostly taken up by working men. —The Bombay papers slate that Mr. Dwar kadas Vanssiije, a respectable Bhattia mer chant, has contributed 20,000 rupees towards the establishment of a Hindoo girls’ school, which has already been opened under tbe name of “The Jfvrai Bala Hindoo Olrls’ School.” —An intelligent man, of respectable appear ance, gave himself in charge at a Boston pjlice station, the other night, saying ho was becom ing insane, and wanted to he oared for. Short ly after being locked up, he became so violent that leans were entertained for his life; and he was removed to the nearest insane hospital. —An exchange declares that one W. D. Moore has dug up 910,000 in gold ou his farm in Bloomingdale, Iowa. To which another ex change replies that probably he found the gold neatly hidden in potato skins. —A new Sclavonic Congress has been sum moned to meet at St. Peteraburg, on the 17th u( January. This time it is to be an asaembly of doctors aud natural philosophers, the pro gramme to include every nation aud creed. —A communication from Naples etates that tlic coral merchants of Tone del Wreco, who when the eruption of Mount Vesuvius com menced, had removed the greater portion of their merchandise, have now begun to bring it - hack, all danger being considered at an t n I. —M. Pauger tiuertier, the great Konen man ufacturer, is shout to bring forward the pres ent stagnation in trade before the Corps Legis late, and will, it is said, make an onslaught agaiust the treaty of commerce with England, which he considers ruinous to French com merce. —Kussia -coins to be afraid of a new rising in Poland, this time openly aided by Austria and France, tor the Governor General of Poland has just issued an order forbidding the wearing of “ revolutionary emblematical signs, such as riugs, small crosses of a certain form," &e. Good luck to the rrbela if they should rise. —A paper culled Lei Antillei, published at Martinique, having received two warnings, announced to its subscribers that it would henceforward give np controversial politics, and, instead of leading articles, would print elegant extracts from the French poets. Its next number contained La Fontaine’s fable of the "Wolf and the Lamb;" whereupon the governor of Martinique, accepting the fable a* a personal insult to himself, suspended the un lucky jonrnal lor a month. —An English paper says: Mrs. Murray, the Devonshire witch, has been sentenced te three mouths’ imprisonment with hard labor for having obtained Irorn Thomas Rendle £4 10s. lor certain ‘charms,’which, she asserted, would cure his wife, who U paralyzed, but which failed to do so. Mrs. Rendle is now under treatment by another local witch nam ed Gribble, who has undertaken to cure her or to refund all payments. It is hard to see why a woman should be sentenced to imprison ment with hard labor for undertaking to do by‘charms’wliat quack doctors, mesmerism* aud spirit-rappers undertake every day to do —with equal want of success—with perfect impunity.” —An ava!an«he of snow came down recent ly at Uuterschacheu, in tlio Canton of Uri, Switzerland, and carried away a house aud its barn. A wornau and child and all the ani mals were swept off; one man, the brother of the proprietor, aud a female servant, escaped, although it is not mentioned in what manner. —“We’re Coming. Father Abraham,” is the subject of the latest literary litigation. It is claimed for Mrs. Bella X. Speucer aud Judge A. (4. Greene of Rhode Island, who lately died. — A sort »f parody on Mr. Beecher's novel lias appeared under the title of “Nor Would'ut; or Village Life iudiaua.” —Letters from the Tyrol mention that with in the memory of man so much snow has not been seeu ill those regions as has (alien lately. —A petite blue-eyed maiden, who was uuii iug her fifth Christmas doll, aud listening to her mother and some female friends talkiug about domestic broils am) Chicago divoiees, created rather a sensation by remarking . “Well.ma, I’m never going to marry! I’m go ing to be a widow!" —Fifty carpenters were discharged ftout the Kiltery Navy Vard last Saturday.