PORTLAND DAILY PRESS.
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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
43. A- J, T. IFONNKI.I.,
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.,
In I.urge «r ttmall Qiianiille*.
Shorts, Fine Feed &; Cr.Corn
C.Kf Choice Family flour by t'be single barrel or in
S. H. WEBB, .T. L. FOOD, H. C. FKEEMAN.
Dee 28, lSW.^dtf ___
ZALDO, FESSER & CO., "
General Commission Merchants,
December 23. tllm
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,
C. G. DOWNES,
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,
Straw Goods !
i 1 A 5fi MiddleMt, over Woodman, True & Co’*,
P O It T I< A N ■>, MAINE.
DEEBINU, M1LL1KEN A CO.,
- JQUBKUS OK -
D III GOODS,
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>
Portland, March 16. tf
JOHN E. DOW, Jr.,
Counsellor and Attorney at Law,
And. Solicitor in Bankruptcy,
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,
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,
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
Counsellor and Attorney at Law,
No. <31 Excliauge St.
C. J. SCHUMACHER,
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.
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
Looking Glasses, Mattresses,
Spring Deds, Ac.
Clapp'* lilock, Kennebec Street,
(Opposite Foot of Chestnut,)
S. FKEEtlAN & CO.f
Commission Merchants l
1S1 Broud street,
£. 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,
No* 30 Exchange Street,
PORTLAND MK no21dt
M. I>. L. JLAMK,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
No. 150 Nassau Street,
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
Janua-y I. dim __
Dr. W. R. Johnson,
Office No. 13 1 *3 Free Street,
Second Houbg from H. H. Hay’* Apothecary 8tore.
5^'Lrhti administered when desired and thought
New Hair Dressing Saloon.
CKONN, NEAR COR. FORK HTBKKT.
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,
a. H SISE. (J-Ul29dtn H. H. NKVENg
GEO. W. TRUE & CO.,
110 Commercial Street, Foad Long Wharf,
Fresh Ground Yellow Meal,
Gate, Shorts, liye Meat, Ac.
VINK I1AIR1 AND TABLE HAI.T.
W, H. WALDRON, GKO. W. TRUE.
January 20. 3ldteodti
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$.
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.
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.
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
P. W. STONEHAM.
January 15,1MK. Janl8d2w
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
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 -
And Wholesale Dealer, in GROCERIES, FLOUR
PORK, LARD, FISH. &c.
J. B. DONNELL.
Portland, Aug. 1,1867. an3eodtr
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
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,
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
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*
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
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
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,
W. H. TURNER.
December 24. 1867. JJtwlm
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 -
and have taken the store No. 143 Commercial Street,
beretofeie occupied by Richardson, Dyer & Co.
It. M. RICHARDSON.
J1ENJ. F. HARRIS,
J. IV. DYER,
December 11. d&wlstt__
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 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
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
Swclt & Bradley,
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,
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.,
CUTLERY, GLASS, &c.,
have this day removed to their
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
in which will be found a complete stock ot
January 7, lfc'67. dlw |
It E M OVA L.
WOODMAN,'“TRUE & CO.,
IMPORTER* AND DSALKUS IN
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
Agents for Singers Sewing Machine.
WOODtUK, VRI'B & lO.
Portland, Dec 2d, 1&'*7. dec3d4m
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 .
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
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
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
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.
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 ’
ONE EIGHT HOUSE POWER
W. H. PHILLIP,.
o 9 Commercial St., loot ot Park St.
Portland, Aug 29,-dt
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
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.
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.
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
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
dclSdtlis 133 Cumberland St.
For Sale—One Mile from Port
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
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 $100.
Real Estate Agent, Oak and Congress sis. ,
Octobes 2. dtt\
J. & C. J. BARBOUR,
Ho. 8 Exchange street,
Have for retail a large Stock of
Boots, Shoes and Rubbers
Fw Mss’*, IVsmea’a, Miase^, Bay’a and
RUBBER GOODS 1
Belling, Packing, Hose, Clothing,
Npriug*, Ulatk, Mat*, Taking, is.
83T* AH descriptions of Rubber O hwIm obtained •
from Faetory at short notice and at lowest rates.
Oak Leather Belts.
Premium Oalc Leather Belts!'
The moat perfect article in the market. Also,
Pages Patent Lace Leather, and
Blake’s Beit Studs.
Drying and Planing Mills,
Jf. J. 2>. Larrabee & Co
Went Commercial street.
Kiln-Dried Lumber for Sale.
PERFECTLY Dry Pine Lumber planed and ready
Dry Norway Pine and Spruce Boards planed and
Jointed, tor floors. All kinds of lumber furnished at
low prices. Various Wood Mouldiugs for house-fin
ish and lor p’cture frames on baud aud made to or
der. We can do job work, such as jig sawing, turn
ing, planing, sticking moulding, &c, iu the best
Prompt personal attention.
It. J. D. LARRABEE & CO..
dc24d3m West Commercial St., Portland.
Advances made on Goods to tbe
Island of Cuba.
Hesars.OHUROHLL, BBOWNS k HANSON
Are prepared to make liberal advances on a'l kinds
of Lumber, Cooperage and Provisions, to any oi the
Ports of the Island, and their connections with the
first class Houses ot the Island, make this a desira
ble mode tbi parties wishing to ship Goods to that
Portland, 1$ Dec. 1867, ticlttf
Gas Fixtures! Gas Fixtures!
We have connected GAS FIXTURES with our busi
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
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.
- OR —
We w Y e a i*’s
any cue can give their friends will be a
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*
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
P. J. LABBABEE. Principal.
Jan. 13. eodtf No. 28 Hanover St.
— OF THE -
UNI O IV
Ituunhig Went front Omaitit,
Across tlie Continent,
ARB NOW COMPLETED,
THE TRACK BEING LAID AND TRAINS RUN
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
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
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.
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
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
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
CLAKK, DOIH1L & CO., Buukers, No. 31 Wall
JOHN J. CISCO & SON, Bankers' No. 33 Wall
HENRY CLEWS & CO., Bunkers, No. 32 Wal
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
JETNA INSURANCE CO,
OF HARTFORD, CONN.
On the 1st day ot January, 1808, to the State o!
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
Wednesday Morning, January 22,1868.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
—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
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
—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
—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
—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
—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’
—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
—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
—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.
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