Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 9, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 9, 1864 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY ' ~ - -- - ~ ' —' gSgSBBSiSgt.-if* „!■■■■■ VOLUME III. PORTLAND, ME., SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 0, 1864. WHOLE NO 551 PORTLAND DAILY PRESS, JOHN T. OXIiMAN, Editor, 1) published »t No. 821 EXCHANGE STREET, bj N. A. FOSTER & CO. Tbr Portlakd Daily Press Is poblishedst *7.00 per yoir; it paid strictly in advance, s discount of 81.<>(> will bo made. Siugle coj;iet» three cents. The M ai nkState Frees is published every Thurs day morning,at 8*2.00per anuuin, in advance; 82.26 11 paid within six months; and 8*2.50, Il payment be delayed beyond the year. Hal «s of Advertiaina;: One inch ofspaco in length of column, constitutes a “Byt'ARK." 81.60 nor square daily first week; 75 cents per week after; three insertions or less, 81.00; continuing eve ry other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, three insertions or loss, 76 cents; one week, 81.00; 60 cents per week after. Under head of AMPbKMKxi’s, 82 00 per square per we**k; three insertions or less, 81,60. Special Notices, 81.76 per square first week, 81,00 per square after; three insertions or less. 81.26; haif a square, three insertions, 81.00; one week, •1.26. Advertisements Inserted in the Maine State Press (which has a largo circulation in every part of the State) for 60 cents per square in addition to the •hove rates, for each insertion. Legal Notices at usual rates. Transient advertisements must be paid for in ad vance • Business Notices, in reading columns, 12 cent* per line for one insertion. No charge less than filty oents for each insertion. Saturday Morning. April 9. 18C4. Proclamation ol Freedom. When the llnal draft of the proclamation was presented by the President to the Cabi net, it closed with the paragraph stating that the slaves it liberated would be received into the armed service of the United States. Mr Chase objected to the appearance of a docu meat of such momentous importance without oue word heyoud the dry phrases necessary to convoy its meaning: and finally proposed that there be added to the President’s draft the following sentence: “And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitu tion, I invoke the considerate judgement of mankind and the gracious favor ol Almighty God.” Mr. Lincoln adopted the sentence as Mr. Cha->e wrote it, only intermingling alter the word “Constitution'’ the words,"upon milita ry necessity,” and iu that form the procla mation went to the world and history. The President originally resolved upon the policy of issuing “this proclamation in the summer of 18(32. As he expressed it himself, everything was going wrong; we seemed to have put forth our utmost efforts; and he really did not know what more to do, unless he did this. Accordingly, he prepared the preliminary proclamation, nearly iu the form iu which it subsequently appeared, called the C ibiuet together ami read it to them Mr. Montgomery Blair was startled. “If you issue that proclamation, Mr. President.” he exclaimed, “you will lose every-oue of the fall elections.” «*• ‘■unttiu uu wic uiuu IU1I1U, oaiu, X itj) prove of it, Mr. President, just as it stands.— 1 approve of it in principle, and I approve the policy of issuing it. 1 only object to the time. Send it out uow, on the heels of our late disasters, and it will be construed as the convulsive struggle of a drowning man. To give it proper weight, you should reserve it till after some victory.” The President assented to Mr. Seward's view, and it was withheld till the Fall, when it was issued almost precisely as originally prepared. The one to which Mr. Chase sup plied the concluding sentence was the final Proclamation, issued on the subsequent first of January.—|Cor. Cincinnati Gazette. This story that Mr. Chase supplied the con cluding sentence of the emancipation procla mation, has been contradicted by Mr. Lincoln himself. The Lamented Lovejoy.—The Chicago Times, though a bitter Copperhead, and a most unscrupulous partisan, lias the grace to speak thus reverently of Owen Lovejoy: Owen Lovejoy was an honest Abolitionist. He was a member of that party when it was au object of derision and haired to more than nine-tenths of the voters of the United States. Naturally benevolent and generous, his haired of Slavery was quickened by educatiou, and aroused by resentment in the murder of his brother, at Alton, iu 1S;J7, for proposing to establish there au Abolition newspaper. His sympathies with the real and Imaginary suf ferings of the slaves overcame all considera tions of danger resulting from the agitation of the Slavery question. However much we may condemn the teachings of the original Abolitionists, and however justly we may in fer that the present awiul calamities resting upon the nation are traceable to them, it is impossible not to respect the manly indepen dence and tlrmuess shown by them iu their struggle with an overwhelming public senti ment. The political friends and political oppo nents of Mr. Lovejoy will unite in mourning for him as an estimable gentleman in private Hie and au liouest one in public station. The bitterness of partisanship is rebuked over bis grave, and bis political toes have no wish to retaliate upon his memory the invective which lie so well knew how to employ against them. Democrats know how to respect men like him and Garrison and Phillips, while detesting their fanaticism. Hut as to those who have adopted their fanaticism as au engine of par ty, and are now as clamorous iu proclamation of it and obsequious iu obedience to it as but a few years, or a few months ago, they were veheuieut iu its condemnation, even the char itable judgement which the grave demands will not shield their memories from the hatred and contempt which should follow those who trade iu their country’s blood for personal ora tit. The True Value ol a Greenback Dollar. The popular mind is abused, to a great ex tent, with a lalse idea of the true value iu gold of a dollar of our present circulating medium. Many persons who have noticed g till qu >te 1 at, for instance, t>) psr ceut. pre mium, were of the opiuion, that their dollar greenback was wortli iu gold just as many cents lean the dollar. That this notion is erro neous is easily proven. A dollar gold piece, when wortli 00 per cent, more than a dollar Treasury note, is evidently wortli IGO-lOOlhs of the latter, which is worth lOO-UiOllis of the gold dollar, or 62 l-‘2c in gold. Consequently with oue dollar in Treasury paper, you can purchase 02 l-2c iu gold. The prool of this is, that 02 l-2c plus 00 per ceut. of itself, or i!7 l-2e, is equal to one dollar. We think this explanation will considerably enrich, in their estimation, many persons who think that, when gold i» at 00 per cent, premium, their dollar in Treasury currency is worth ouly 40c in the precious metal. The following tabic, showing the precise value of paper in gold, witlt the latter at various points of pre mium, may he of interest to many: AT TREASURY NOTES WORTH li0 .. 10 lie . 1-3 c !SS. 62 1-2 c I™*. 5-11 c 22 .. 12-10c A*).^ —.50 c Whkiik tiik Money gobs to. Burleigh, the New York correspondent of the Boston Journal,lias the following: “ Mrs. It. of this city, well known iu Boston as Miss C., who lias one of the most splendid establishments of New York, w ho is herself one of our elegant and accomplished ladies, gave, a short time since, a masquerade party, the like of which has not been seen on this continent—Moral decorations costing £1000— dresses made for this occasion of rare materi al and workmanship, and a display that was wonderful—hankers with buttons of diamonds, and jewels that would adorn a prince. More than all, the lady hostess had a tiara of gas jets, all in a blaze on lier head, ami all the adornments were in the same gorgeous style.” , * ' Ax Incrf.diblk Barbarity. The chiv alry ol the South has exhibited a fresh proof of their boasted devotion to woman. Not eoutent with giving her the precedence in the ball room and by the fireside, they would have her take the advance on the battle Held also. These brave Southrons rally valorously behind a woman's skirts. A telegram from St. Louis informs us that at the late fight at Paducah they put their helpless females for ward as tlie bulwark of defence against a storm of Federal bullets, aud with a sharp ness which even a Yankee would not have practised, availed themselves of a flag of truce to restore their shattered lines. In Southern parlance this may be chivalrous, but the world will unite in pronouncing such atrocity fiendish, and the annals of civilized warfare will he searched in vain for a parallel lor so barbarous an outrage upon woman.— We trust that for the honor of humanity the despatch will prove to be unfounded.—[Wash ington Chronicle. FASHIONABLE CLOTHING ! AU«. F. YORK, M<‘rolian( Tniloi*, Having taken the elegant and commodious store NO. 104 HUDDLE STREET CORNER OF PLUM, Invites the fttention of Gentlemen to his rich in voice of Foreign and domestic Cloths for Spring aud Summer wear, all of which have Juat been elected from the largest aud beat stock* in New ^ ork aud Ho ton, and will be made up to order and with despatch in the latest stylos— FULL MATCHED SUITS, COATS, PASTS or VESTS, as may be desired. FURNISHING GOODS in [treat variety, and suited to the tastes of all, con stantly on hand. ERKSH HOODS RECEIVED EVERY WEEK. 104 MIDDLE STREET. Portland, March 8, 18C4. ood to juml OLD BOOK STAND~ (FOItltERLT n. n. HUSPKY A CO.) 2D CORN1IILE, BOSTON, TAGGARD & THORPSOX, Have purchased of Krkd’k A. Brown & Co., the cutire bankrupt stock of BOOKS A STATIONERY, AX It LISTS OK PUBLICATIONS ISSUED, At the OI«l Stand, 2D Copnliill. The New England Trade are invited to continue sending their orders to NO. 2 9 CORN H1L L, where tbey will meet with prompt attention. A very large and complete stock ot School Books and Stationery of all kinds always on hand and for sale at the low est market rates. Address all orders, TAG(.ARl) «& THOMPSON, (8UCCK8BOR8 TO BUOWB A TAOGAHD,) 2i) tORMIILL, BOSTON. inch21 eodSvr HA VE now been before the public for nearly a year. They are universally prououuced the neatest and best litiing collars extant. The upper edge present* a perfect curve, free from the angles noticed in all other collars. The cravat causes no puckers on the inside of the turn-downco’lar,—they are AS SMoo111 INS! DE AS OUTSIDE,—and therelore perfectly free and easy to the neck. 1’h * Garotte Collar has a smooth and evenly fin ished edge on both hides. These Collars are not simply flat pieces of paper cut in the form of a collar, but are uoi.dxd and HI! APED TO KIT TUB NECK. They are made in “Novelty” (or turn-down *tylc>in every- half size from If to 17 inches, and m “Eureka,” (or Garotte,) from 13 to 17 inches; and packed in 1 “solid si*eM in neat blue cartons, containing 100 each: also in smaller cues of 10 each,—the latt r a very handy package lor Travellers, Army and Navy Officers. EVERY COLLAR is stamped "Gray'i Patent Molded Collar.’’ Sold by *11 dealers in Men’s Furnishing floods. The Trade supplied by HATCH. JOHNSON A CO. Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Men's Furnish ing Clouds and Umbrellas 81 Devonshire St., R«»8 tos, Mass. im-h22 eod3in Dissolution. mHE copartnership heretofore existing nnder the JL firm style of I* 11 INNEY' A CO , is this day dis solved by mutual consent. “The aflairs of'lie late concern will be settled at F. A. Howard’s, under Lancaster Hall, by II. M. Phiuuey.” Having this day sold to Stuart A Co. our stock in trade, we would cordially recommend them to our friends and former patrons as worthy their patron age and confidence. PHINNEY’ A CO. Copartnership. rriUK undersigned have this day formed a copart 1 nership under the firm sly lo of STUART A CO., and will continue the Stove and Furnace business n all branches at the old stand, No. 171 31>ddle street. CHARLES H. STUART, jau21dtf D. B. STEVENS. Dirigo Insurance Company. rpHE undersigned, a majority of the persons 1 named in the first section of an Act entitled “ An Act to incorporate the Dirigo Insurance Co.," approved April 4,1856, hereby give notice that they have opened Rooks for subscription to the Capital Stock, of said Coraj any, at the Office of the k ort land Mutual tire Insurance Company, or at the Merchant*’Exchange Room. JUS El'll HOWARD. EBEN STEELE. A K». SHURTLEFF. J. B. CARROLL. WM. CHASE. PZRA CARTER JR. J. C BROOK?. D. W. CLARK. W. W. THOMAS. Portland, March 22, 1864. ice 1.24 d&wow To .lianiiliK'liirerji, Mii|» itiliUlm, AN D person* desirous of Real Estate Investments, t h • following property is offered at good bargains. 2d Houses at pric *s from 81600 to #6fX)0. 100 Hou-e Lot* at prices from *300 to 93000 2000 Feet of water front suitable lor wharves Ship yards. Manufacturing Sites, fronting deep water with tine spring of water adjacent thereto and a portion of it adjoining the Grand Trunk Kail Road, from which freight may l>e deposited ou the premises. mchlT 3m MOSES GOULD, 74 Middle St. Wood, Palm Leaf and Uoney. QA 4 LOGS CEDAR. Dvd 101 LOGS MAHOGANY, 17 LOGS LANCE WOOD, 53i8 BUNDLES PALM LEAF, 303 MATS. 7 TIERCES HONEY, Cargo Rgrk Albion Lincoln. For sale by IIOPHN1 EATON, Ieb9 No. 1 Central Wharf. SEALED PROPOSALS AVrILL received by the Committe'1 on Drains o and Sewers, until Anril 11th, 1801, lor con structing a common sewer through Braiuhall street, from Congress to Brackett street. Plans and speci fications may be fuund at the Civil Engineer's office. The Committee reserving the right to re'ect any or all bids not deemed satisfactory. Per order rf Commiltee. W M. 11. 8TE W ART, Chairman. April 6. td Notice. ALL persons not residents of this town, are here by forbidden to take clam* from the flats lor any pu? pone, either fur market or tail, uf.er this date, except by p^rmis-ion of the subscriber 4. JAMES GUNNISON, j Selectmen RICHARD LEA VI IT,} of GEO. W. CAREER. ) Scarboro. fcarboro, April 2. 1864 apr4dlw SI9RM Power to H«*iit. ROOMS with Steam power can b* had, by applj arr2a8wD t0 J L "1N8LOW, 6 Union St. Butter. 7ii Tk B« !.t“t,er* for8aleby J.M. Knight A Sod, •p No. 2 Lime Street. Portland, March 28,18W. mchM dtf MISCELLANEOUS. CHAI’AIAN, Jr., Patent an l Itusiness Ag ency. No. 229 Congress Street. CLOTHES WRINGERS at wholesale and retail. Agents wanted (iu every town). Call at 229 Congress Strret. HAWSE’S Pntfey Elevating and Revolving Clothes J)yed for. sale at 229 Congress Street. 4 N improved Waterwheel, unsurpassed by nuy yet invented. Models at 229 Cougrtss Street. TJARTIES having capital to invest would do well I. to call at No. 229 Congress Street. MONEY is being made by those who have invest ed at 229 Congress Street. 4 SPRING RED, which, for simplicity and dura 1Y bility, is unsurpassed. Samples at229 Congress Street. 8 NOTHING ventured nothing gained is themaxim at 229 Congress Street. TU8T received a neto lot of Amidou's Premium Wringers at 229 Congress Street. RUN 1)LET Repair’s Wringe s and Lamps at 229 Congress Street. mcl»24 dtf FOB SALE, Cheap for Cash.! A GREAT VARIETY OH CHILDREN’S CARRIAGES, Bird (.'ages, Rucking Horses, Ladies Work and Traveling Rackets, . Toys, Marbles, i’OUT MON AIKS. LA DUOS’ KKTICULKS AND UAKs, DKLMs, violins, ouitaks, VIOLIN STKINOS, WHITING EESKS, WOHK BOXES, Ac. —BV— W. L). ROBINSON. ao Exchange St. me liH-'lm Dissolution. rilUK copartnership heretofore existing under the A style of KN It; ItT A KKOST is this day dis solved by mtiiual couseut. The afluirs of the late llrrn will be settled by S. D. Knight, at No. 2 i.imo street. s. D. KNIUUT, Tortlaud, March 1,1804. H. A. KKOST. Copartnership Notice. THK undersigned have this day formed a copart uership under the tirm of J. M. KNIGHT & SON, -Aft. COMMISSION MERCHANTS, AND DEALERS IN COUNTRY PRODUCE, NO. 2 LINE STREET, Between Fore and Commercial Streets. J. M. KNIGHT. B. D. KNIGHT. Portland, March 1,1864. mohlO dtf Colley, Burnham & Co., Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers, 308, Congress Street, ARE prepared to do all kinds of Cabinet and Up holstery work, at the shortcut notice. All kinds of Furniture, Lounges A buttresses —constantly on hand— N. B. The public are invited to call and examine. ip<*U4 dtf CITY OF PORTLAND. Mayor s Office, Ma ch 31, 1864. 11 HE following circular lias been received from the Governor, aud as it is important that full infor mation of enlistments in the Navy from this city, should be obtained, the Assistant Asss-sors in tfie various Wards have been directed to call at the house of each inhabitant to obtain the desire d infor mation. Citizens are requested to answer fully, the enquiries that may be made for this purpose, and in case they are not called upon, and can give informa tion of such enlistments, they are requested to com municate the same to this office JACOB MoLELLAN, Major. STATE OF MAINE. Executive Department, l Augusta. March 36, 1804. 1 The returns from the Provost Marshal General’* Office have given no credit, comparatively, under the recent act of Congress, for enlistments in ihe Navy. To the end, therefore, that each aud all of our cities, tow ns and plantations, w ho have now in the naval service of tin? I'uited States anyol tlnir residents or citizens liable to enrolment for military tlufy, may have full credit upon their quotas under existing calls from the Government, the municipal authorities will immediately ascertain tho name* of such persons serving in the Navy, date of enlist ment. Lame ot vessel they are now in, or in which thev commenced service. Nothin? short of personal and persistent application forthwith to every ship Sing office, lodging house, dwelling house, boarding ou e, hotel and vessel in port or town, and to every mariner or other person likely to possess knowledge of the desired facts, will secure the important and valuable information now rendered eo desirable. Blanks are herewith furnished lor making the re quired return of the names of persoi s thus serving, with proper columns for remarks and stateni'-nt* ol dates, age. name of vessel, Ac., Ac., as near as can be ascertained. These will be returned as soon as oooplcted, to the Adjutaut General’* Office, Augus* ta, Me. SAMUEL CONY, apldlw Governor ot Maine. united States Internal Revenue Annual Taset for 1801. TI1K attention of tax payers* is hereby called to the provisions of the United States Excise Law relative to the assessment oi the annual taxes. By the sixth section o! the act of July 1, 1!j02, it is made the duty of all persons, partnerships firms, associations, or corporations, made liabie to any an nual duty, license, or tax, on on mkkouktiik kih»t Monday ok May in kaoh ykak, to make a list or return to the Assistant Assessor of the District where located of the amount of annual income, the articles or objects chargoi with a special tax. and the business or occupat on liable to pay anv license. Every person who shall fail to make such return by the day specified will be liable to be assessed by the Assessor according to the best information w hich he can obtain ; and iu such case the Assessor is re quired to aid tifiy per ceutum to the amount of the items of such list. Every person who shall deliver to an Assessor any false or fraudulent list or statement w ith intent to evade the valuation or enumeration required by law, is subject to a fine of live hnndred dollars; and iii such case the list will be made out by the Assessor or Assistant Assessor, aud from the valuation and enu meration so nibde there can be no appeal. Payment of the annual taxes, except these for li censes, will not be demanded until the thirtieth day of June. The appropriate blanks on which to make return, a*d all uec^ssaiyinformation, will be furnished by the Assistant Assessors tor the several Divisions, to whom the returns should be delivered on or before the first Monday of May next. Returns of Income for 1863, may be made at once. NATH-L (,. MARSHALL, U. S. Assessor First District of Maine. Portland. March 9. 1864. mchll eod4w&\vltll BOOTS AND SUOEsl W• LOTHROP, 88 Middle Street. Where can be found a large assortment of Ladies', Gents’, Aliases', Bovs' and Youths' W'!'?*11: HOOTS, sr/OHS and Hr It nr. Its ol the best manufacture and at rea sonable prices Boors ami Phoks made to measure from the best b reuch aud American stock nud on the latest style lasts. WM. \\\ LOT11ROP mcli22 d*2m '• BOUNTIES & PRIZE MONEY. ftlOO Bounty for Soldiers wounded in Battle. WE are prepared to obtain a Bounty of £100 for soldiers discharged on account of wounds received. Bounty of £100 for So diers discharged on account of to unrig received in battln obtained ( if papers ou file are correct) iu three wee kg time Special attention given to the collection of Prize Money, and claims against Government. SWEAT & CLEAVES, CounsellorH at l aw. mcb8 dtf No 117, Mid He St., Mussey's Row. 1 MISCELLANEOUS. JAMES EDMOND &C0. COMMISSION MERCHANTS. 13 LIBERTY SQUARE, . . BOSTON Are prepared to order at favorable rated. COI.T NESS and GI.ENCiAHNOCK PIG IRON, Abo, BAR, SITEST, f BOILER PLATE IRON, of English and Scotch Manufacture. We shalleontinue to receive, in addition to our Amtrican lirick. a tegular supply of ENGLISH, SCOTCH, A WELCH MRK BRICK mchll eodCm N OTIC eT~ II K. SIMMONS, who had bad twenty.five year, i."A eaperieuee in the Gulden Dye He use, and comes highly recommended by the Barretts, wr.ll take charge of the Dyeing department at the PORTLAND DYE HOUSE, corner of Preble and Portland Streets. U'"Office, No 97 Exchange street, fob# eod2m* A. FOSTER, Proprietro. HO EVERY ONE — WHO ARE— Burning: to Avenge their Country’s Wrong. Now i9 your time to strike our Nation’* foe. All wishing to do so are requested to call at J. M. TODD’S, Corner of Middle & Exchange Streets. EmruAVCK 74 Miudlk Stbket. Who ha* been authorized to Enlht tor all the Reginicnte.and Battery* new and old in the field, all wishing to enter the service will fiud it to their advantage to call on him before collating. Per Order. radio eod3w# JOHNS’ COAL. TONS Stove size, at 198 Commercial St. (Richardson’.- Wharf,) Portland. The undersigned ha* sold the John*’ Coal for nine year* last past. It ha* given general satisfaction. Where there is a fair draft, no coal excel* for cooking use. Other varieties, to wit : LEHIGH, Sugar Loaf, and Hazleton. SCI!U YLKI IAj, (W. Ash,) Loiust Mountain. RED ASH, the genuiuo FRANKLIN JOAL. Also, the Diamond. CUMBERLAND COAL, a prime article for Smiths’ use. All coal from this wharf, will be sent in good order, carefully picked and screened. metioiseo.ltf JAMES IV. BAKER. KltUED & TDKEY, NO. 60 UNION 8THEET, Manufacturer* and Wholesale Dealer* in Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Shoe Stock and Findings. Importers of Serges, Lasting. and Gussettiiigs, And the only M mufacturersof Km AND GOAT STOCK in the State. Having had large experience, and be ing importers and manufacturers, enables us to sell the same articles as lotv as they can be bought in Boston. We have always taken especial pains to give our customers It ELI ABLE GOODS, and be lieve none have given better satisfaction. Country dealers are invited to examine our stock before pur chasing. Particular attention given to orders re ceived by mail. feblO dAw3m J. W. ft Y£4Eft, Purchaser tor Eastern Account or LOUR, GRAIN, SEEDS, PROVISIONS, LARD, BUTTER and WESTERN PRODUCE generally. Particular attention given to shipping by quickest and cheapest routes. No. 152 SOUTH WATER ST. p. o. Box 471. Chicago, Illinois. RaFXRBiecKA—Messrs. Maynard A Sons; HAW. Chickeriug; C. II. Cuiumiugs A Co.; K.G.Bowdlear A Co.; Charles A. Stout*; iiailett, Davis A Co., of Boston, Mass. Cashier Elliot Bank, Boston. J.N. Bacon, Esq., President Newton Bank, Jfcwton. C. B. Coffin; Warren Elli* A. Sons, New York City Jy9 '63 dly. Contagious Diseases. 0 upter Uth, Sections 30 and 32, of the Revised Statute*: Skct. 30 When any diweart* dangerous to the public health exists in a town, the municipal officers shall use all possible care to preveut its spread and to give public notice of infected places to travellers, by displaying red dags at proper distances, and by all o’her ineaua mo-t effectual, in their judgment, for the common safety. Skct 32. When a householder or physician knows that a person under his care is taken sick of any such disease, he shall immediately give notice there of to the municipal officers of the town where such person is, aud it he neglects it he shall forfeit not less than ten. nor more than thirty dollars. The above law will be strictly enforced JOHN S. HKALD, febl2traayl City Marshal and Health Officer. GRAFTS A WILLIAMS. SuccBSaoRs TO J. W. HONNEWELL A Co., No. 5 6 7 A 8 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Drugs, Medi cine*, Paints, OH*, Dye Stud's. Manufacturers, ar ticles and Chemicals. Manufacturers ol Got al J’ur nishrs, Japan Ac. Agent* for Forest Hirer Lead Mystic L«adCo. French aud Ameritan Zinc, Druggist’s, Perfumers and Liquor Label*. General Agents for.I. L. Huunewell's Universal Cough Rem edy. Tolu Anodyne aud Electric Pi.Is. mcli21eod3m Navigation School, — AT— Ko. 12 Deer Street, Portland, Maine. (^1 ENTLEMEN driirow of instruction lu practi T cat Navigation will find an experienced teach or. lie is the only experienced Ship Master iu the State, who teaches Naviga ion, and is specially ap pointed toqtiallify Masters and Mates to the J. S. Navy. mch24 eod8m Straw liiooiN, Flowers, &c. m BE subscriber is now opening and daily rcctiv 1- iug, the latest styles of Straw Goods, Flow ers &c., which will be sold at the lowest prices, at wholesale only. 1-1-1 M L D D Lj B STR EET. „ JOBN E. PALMER. Portland. March 15.1864 mchl6eod4w* FANCY GOODS HOUSE. Wholesale, H. MERRILL, No. 131 Middle Street, ( up sta*rs,) Portland, Maine. Silk, Twist, Huttons, bindings. Threads, Pius, Needles, Cutlery. Edgings Stationery, Lacings, Tape, Elastics, Holts, Combs, Suspenders, Toys, Ac. I)RK SS AM) TAILORS' TRIM Ally OS. nielil eod3m X B W o u m:a.\s. S. D. MOODY &. CO.j Commission Merchant, <47 Tchoupl tonlss dt.. New Orleans. La. Iteferenc s; baker A Morrill, Hoston : Franklin Snow A Co., Heston; Wise k Kussell, Heston; C. Nickerson A Co., N. 1 Rich A Co., St. Louis. 'T* Particular at tent ion given to Consignments rf vessels. Lumlnr, Hay, Oats, fc. mcli23 u3m 1Mm« A FINAL Dividend of the first fund from the as sets, set apart iu reduction of the Capital Stock of ihe late Rank of Portland, will he paid, on and alter this date, to the Stockholders of said Hunk, at the time of the reduction of its capital, or to their legal representatives. The dividend will bo paid at tbo Canal Rank Portland. Portland, March 29, lfk»4. tuch29 dis3w* For Sale. /\NK Express Wagon, nearly new. can bo used w for one or two llorees.it has Pole and Shafts complete. For price Ac., call at No. 4 Free Street, _ _ aprlcodtf ‘KllVK DOLLARS will be given for the deteotios o! any person or persons stealing papers from the doers of oar sahsertbers. PUBLISHERS OF THE PRESS. INSU RANGE. American Exchange FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY! OF NEW YORK. Capital $300,000, luaurr Building*. MerrlmndUr, lloaas. holil Furniture. Rent*. I.euae*. Vea »el* on the Sturka, nnri other J»er aunal Property at tna Low eat rrtea. SAMUEL BROWN, President. WILLIAM RAYNOR, 8cerotar. EDWARD SHAW. Agent, 102 Middle Street. oot27 lyeod . STATEMENT OF ImE JKtua Insurance Company, OF HARTFORD, CONN., On the 1st day of November, A. D. 1863, as required by the Laws of the State of Maiue. The Capital Stock is.91.600.000 and with the surplus is invested as follows: Real estate, unincumbered, 987,963 18 Cash in baud, on deposit, and in agents’ hands, 216 960 66 United States Stocks, 512,847 60 State and City Stocks, and Town Bonds, 669]450 00 Bank and Trust Company Stocks, 1,1*47,279 00 Mortgage Bonds, 331.900 00 Atlantic Mutual Ins. Co’s scrip, 1862-8, 16,886 60 Total Assets, 93,026,879 74 Amount of Liabilities tor Losses not due or adjusted, 9175.411 84 Amount at risk, estimated, 116,516,479,Of THUS. A. ALEXANDER, President. Lucius J. Habdkk, Secretary. Hartford, Nov. 7, 1863. J. C. CHURCHILL, Agsnt, No. 4 Iron Block, Portland Pier. dec6 dtf Maine Insurance co. Augusta, Maine. THE Maine Insurauoe Company insure against loss or damage by Fire, Buildings, Merchan dise and Furniture, on terms as favorable aa it can be done bv any aoivent Company. Policies issued for Due, Three, or F'lve years. J.L. CUTLER, President. J. H. WILLIAMS,Secretary. EDWARD SHAW-Agent, No. 102 Middle Street. OOlSAOdlV PARTICIPATION. Portland Mutual Fire Insurance Company. This Company will issue Polices to be free after the payment ot six, eight or ten Premiums at the option ol the insured aud at rates as low as any other Company. The issue of Free Policies renders it at the least equal if not superior to the participation companies. Office No. 102 Middle St. CHARLES HOLDEN, Pres. „ v . EDWARD SHAW, Sec. Feb 16 dk w tf. Spring and Summer Goods! P. B. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 94Exchange St., Having returned from New York and Boston with the KK8T assortment and hbwxbt htylkb of English, French, Ucrumn, Scotch and American Cloths, Kmbrtcing all the deeirabl. STYLUS, SHADES aud FINISH to be found in the market, .uitable for BUSINESS SUITS, ENGLISH WALKING COATS, Spring OYKKCOATS aiA UIIKSS SUITS. Nice Ve*ting, Army and ffavy Cloth*. Every pains will bo taken to give entire satisfaction in FITTING, workmanship and prices. CLOTHS FOR BOPS WEAR, Particular attention giveu to Cutting & Manufacturing Hoy’s Clothing inch (Hod#dm TO merchants’ ” THE undersigned having greatly increased their facilities lor luauHf'acturiug BOOTS AND SHOES, and having large experience in tnai uranch, would call the atteutiou of the trade to the same. We shall in future be much better able to supply the de mands of the trade then heretofore, and are confi dent that in tho quality, both of our stock aud work, we can give satisfaction, as we man u fact u re express ly for the retail trade. 1 hose buying for cash will find it to their advantage tolook atour stock, which consists in part of RURRERS, SOLE anti WAX LEATHER, FRENCH and AMERICAN CALF, French Kip, Lemoine and Jndot Calf, Gotit and Kid Stack, Serges and Webs, Root and Shoe Machinery and Findings gf till kinds. Mr. Edmund LiBiir, late of the firm of Messrs. Chaa. J. Walker k Co , has associated himself with us, and relying on his many years experience in manufacturing, we are confident'in making the above statements. TYLER k LAMB. Portland, Feb. 1, 1864. feb6 d4iu. A*fte*soiV Notice. THE Assessors of the city of Portland, hereby give notice to all persons liable to taaa tion in said City, that they will be in session from the first to the fourteenth day of April next, inclusive. Sundays excepted, at their rooms, in the New City Government Building, from ten to twelve o’clock iu the forenoon, aud from three to five in the afternoon, to receive true and perfect lists of all their polls, aud estates, both real and personal, in cluding money on hand or at interest, debts due to them more than they are owing, as also ail property held in trust as (iuafdian, Executor, Administrator, or otherwise, ou the first day of April next, and they are requested to be prepared to oertifj the same on oath. Those persou* who neglect to comply with this notice, and thus assign the Assessors the unp'easaut duty of dooming them, will be deprived by law of the privilege of appealing from their decisions on application for abatement, except in cases of inabil ity to conform to the requirement* of the laws. S. B. BECK EIT, ) Assessors W If. FOYE. J of JEREM1AU DOW,) Portland. N. It. Blink Schedules can be had at the Assessors’ Rooms. Portland, March 25, 1864 mch26 tapri!15 TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Office or the ComtrollkuofthjkCuruency' ) Washington, January 29, 1864. j WIIKKKAS, by satisfactory evidonco presented to the undersigned, it has been made to appear that the First National Bank of Portland, in the (bounty of Cumberland and State of Maiue, has been duly organized under and accordiog to the requirements of the act of Congress, entitled “An act to provide a national currency secured by a pledge of united States Stocks, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,’ approved February 25. l$r*!,and has complied with all the pro visions of said act required to ue complied with be fore commencing the business of Baukiug — NOW THEREFORE I, liUOH McC'UULOCH, Coillp treller of the Currency, do hereby certify that the First National Bank oi Cortland, County of Cum berland and State of Maine, is authorized to com mence the business of Banking under the act afore said. In testimony whkrkof, witness my hand and alse of Office, this twenty-ninth day of January im. J | rkal of 1 HUGH MoCULLOCII, | office | Comptroller of the Cunency. NO. 221. ST. JOHN SMITH. President WILLIAM EDWAKD GOULD, Cashier, l'eb4 edlw law2m THOMPSON & EDWARDS, Commission and Forwarding MERCHAIVTM, for tho purchase and sale of Flour, (.ruin, Provisions ami Produce generally, NO. G DOLE S BUILDING, Corner Clark and South Water Strcots, Chicago, 111. EASTERN ORDERS SOLICITED. W. N. THOMPSON. \ ,, n H. J. KDWAKl,., }P ° BO*«S<. REFER HY PERMISSION TO Cragin A Co , Kutter. Kndicott A Co., Banker*, Johu C. Gault.and LI. W. lliu*dulc A Co..Chicago.; E. P. Gerrish. Cashier Casco Bank, E. Churchill A Co.. Thomas Shaw, and Lyman A Marrett, Portlaud. inch 7 eodtiw i P HOTELS, HALLO WELL HO USE REOPENEDI NEW FURNITURE & FIXTURES! S. CS. DENNIS, Proprietor. fEP* The public are specially informed that the snaciom, convenient and well known Uallivwkll lloL’HB, m the Center of linilowell. two miles from Augusta, and tour mi'es from Togus Spring, hu been refurnished, and is open for tie reception of company and permanent hoarders. Every attention will be given to the comfort of gueete. ST ABLINa, and all the usual conveniences of a popular hotel, are amply provided. Hallowel*, Feb. 1 1864. mcb26 eodtf Splendid Pleasure Resort! THE WHITE HOUSE, (VORMIRLT WILBOW HOUSM.) J. P. HILLER,...PROPRIETOR. This popular Hotel has recently been pur chased by Mr. Miller(ot the Albion) aud has [been thoroughly retitted, renovated and re paired, and numerous excellent alterations lmade. It ia located on the Saccarappa road, about tour miles from Portland, affording a beautirtii drive over a good road, and just about far enough for pleasure. * It has a line large Dancing Hall and good Bowling Alleys. In close proximity to the house is a warm and roomy Stable, containing twenty nice stalls. There is also a well sheltered Shed. 106 feet long, for hitching horses. The choicest Suppers will be got up for sleighing and dancing parties, who will find it greatly to their pleasure and advantage to resort to the White House No effort will bo spared for the entertainment of *u©*ts. dec!5-dtf TUE AMERICAN HOLSE, (Hanover Street - - - . Boiton, The Largest and Best Arranged Hotel IN NEW ENGLAND, LEWIS RICE, Proprietor. oolBly Mason & Hamlin’s CABINET ORGANS. THE subscriber, being impressed with the great excellence of these instruments, and their sdap taiion either for small churches, vestrys, or parlors, offers them for sale to the citizens of Portland aud vicinity. The manufacturers have the written testimony of over a hundred of the best Organists and Musicians, both foreign and native, to the effect that they are superior to any Instruments of the kind that they have ever seen. Amoug the testimonials of such as Thalberg, Morgan and 2undel, is the following from Gottschalk: “Massnw. Mason ft Hamlin:—I congratulate you on the introduction of a new Musical Instru ment, long wanted, and sure to find its way into every household of taste aud refinement that can possibly afford its moderate expense. Your C abinet Organ is truly a charming instrument, worthy of the high praise it has received, and far superior to everything of its class I have seen. I take pleasure in commending it most heartily as everywhere wor thy a place beside the Piano Forte, to which it is a lino complement, from its capacity for rendering much delightful musio, sacred, secular, classic and popular, to whiohtne Piano is not adapted.” GOITSCUALK. New York. 22d Sept., 1863. These Instruments may be found at the Musio Rooms of the subscriber, where they will be sold at the manufacturers’ prices. H. S. EDWARDS, No. 849 1-8 Btowirt’i Blook, Congreu Bt de«6 dtf ^ Scotch CanviiH, -NOR 8ALB BY— JAMES T. PATTEN A CO., Bath, Me. f)AA BOLTS Superior Bleached +dVj\J 300 do All Long flax “Gov eminent contract.” w *• 800 do Extra All Long flax Arbroath. 300 do Navy Fine Delivered la Portland or Bottom. Bath. April *0.1M3 %rt14tf THE BOSTON FIRE BRICK And Clay Retort Manufacturing Co.. Works, !»4 Federal street. Office audWareheuse 13 Liberty Square and 7 Battery march 8t, mauufaernre f ire Brick, all shapes aud sizes, for furnaces required to stand the most intense heat also Furnace Blocks aud Slabs, Locomotive Fire Blocks. Bakers’Oven and Orecu house Tiles, Clay Retorts aud nice s*ary Tiles to set them. Fire Cement, Fire Clay aud Kaolin. The undersigned will give their special attention that all orders for the above manufacture are execu ted with promptness. JAMES EDMOND Ar CO. Selling AoftifTR, 13 Liberty Square, Boston, mchll eod6iu Coal and Wood! —AT THl LOWEST PRICES FOR CASH, DELIVERED TO AS Y PART OP TDK CITY, AT SHORT SOTICE. Our Coal is of the very BEST quality, and war ranted to give satisfaction. -ALSO, FOR SALE All Rind* of Rat'd and Soli Wood. The Pablie are Invited to give us a cal!, as we are bound to give tatisfaction to all who favor us with their custom. OFFICE NO. 49 COMMERCIAL STREET. RANDALL A McALLISTER an*20 It TO SIMP BI/IL.DERS. P. S. A- -I. B. HUCKINS, COMMISSION MKlU'lIANTS.and whoieaalr ,nd retail dealer, iu Shit Timiaa uu Tusk. Have for .a!i- at their Wharf, T t> ruu Syf* it*. Ea8T lio8TON.2oO.UOO Locust Hint Oat Treenails. 2,000 Hackmatack Knees, planed. Also Whitk oak Plank andTimuku.Cuk^tmt UoM-.oe aud Plank Whitk Pink, Okck-Plakk. Ac Parlicalar at tention | aid to FaruuhinK Oak Plank by thct'ariro. inch24 d3m onrjivijjAiN cl wnimTaot (Successors to Joseph Urey k Co.,) PIjASTERERS, PLAIN A •UilliRII STUCCO A XVSTIC lOIkliiS, ARK now p-©pared to furnish the public with Center Pieces and all kinds of Plaster Orna ineuts as cheap as any other establismeut m the State, and at the shortest uotice. We will also give prompt attention to repairing Plastering, Whiteuiug, White Washing aud Color ing tVPlease leave your orders at No. 6 South street opposite the ltidiug School. teb2o d3tn To 1?12111 ii fat* Hirers* T1IK subscriber beiug in correspondence with an Emigration Agent in Birmingham, Kugland, (who has been in the business tor a loug time will obtain through that Agency Artizans or Workmen of all classes with promptness and dispatch. EDWARD SHAW, March 9,1864 tf 03 IMiddle street, Portland. STEPHEN II. \OBTO.\ & CO., House Piintori, Graiutn, Gluien, ud Piper Hicjeri, Corner qf Lime and Federal Sts., Portland, Me. «T»PHKir h wortow. )a*d3m* IRA r NBiuKirr Wonted I ill III oil ill I I‘ly, Aaecon-1 baud steam Kngiue, of thirty to forty horse power. Ku jaire of UI6HTft DYKH f«M9 dtf 1J Uuion W harf. Removal. Dlt. LUDWIG has removed to No. 60 High St., corner of Congress. Portland, March IT, 1804. mchlTdtf CBOSIHA.\ X. CO., 7 5 MIDDLE STREET. HAS Jisr RKCKIVBD ANOTHER SHALL LOT of those choice little French W icker- covered Perfume Flaiks Also, a great variety of elegsut Fancy Goode. Portland, April 3, 1864, 41 w BUSINESS CARDS. W. W. CARR & C0 Haylug taken the Fruit store formerly ocsupted by O. SAWYER. hfo. .? Exchange Street, Are prepared to offer to the trade a large and wall •elected stock of * Foreign and Domestic Frait I WhuienaJu and Kataii ^r**f**- Spruce Guui. Lvmbxoi !*?—« Canary Se.4. CadT!. „ «rrey, Honey, Prnnea, Coeen Note. Flge, Citron, Nell, .11 kind., Dnlee, Ollyee, Koleine. T«b.«*., B.rdl..., cigar.. * ancy Candle, at all doeerlpilon octS dtf F. M. CABSLEV; CABINET MAKER AND UPHOLSTERER, No. 61- Union Street, I8nVl5P*red ,0 do al1 klod* of CABINET JOE DIHU in a prompt and latiifaetory manner. Book and Show Catee made to order. HTFimitar* Made, K* paired and Varnished it Port,.„d.»ferS&TNOTICE IRA WOT, Agent, ISTo. 11 Union St.. It prepared to furniik * STEAM ENGINES and BOILERS, of rarloue that and pattern*, Steu Pipe u<i Tmart*, IiU Searing Shaftiax. hileyiU Lioht Llouaa H okk of all descriptions, and all kind, of Work required In building FoarincATione. Iron St uiru nod other Architectural Work. Honan, Store., and othor building*, fitted with Gm* and Steam in the beet manner. * In connection with the abore la an Iron Foundry, with a large assortment of Patterns, to which tha attention of Machinists, Millwrights,and Ship.Butld ers is invited—and all kinds oi Castings furnished at short notice. WOrdersror Machine Jobbing, Patterns and Forgings, promptly exocuted. oe? MliVtiER’S SEWING MACHINES! WOOD1UAN, TRUE * CO., AOENTH, Ifoi. 14 and Stl.Middle dtraet. Needles aid Trimmings always on hand. mehlftf ALBERT WEBB 4k CO„ -DULUS fW Corn, Flour and Grain, HEAD OF MERRILL’S WHARF, CtBHereUI Street. - - Perilled, Me. .. .leSttf A CARD. DR. S. C. FERNALD, »E?mST, No. ITS Mi,Ml Street. Kinimon.Dr» Be cox ud BauLIB. Portland, Mi, lb, IBM. u Dr. 3. M. 1IUAI.D HAVING disposed Qf hia entire Interest In his Office to Dr. 9.C FERNALD. won Id cheerfully reccommend him to his former patient© and the pub lic. Dr. Kkrnali>. from long experience, iaprepar ed to luaert Artiicial Teeth on the" Vulcanite BaST” and all other methods known to the profession Portland. Mar 25. tf JOHN F. SHERR Yj Hair Cutter and Wig Maker, No. 13 Market Square,Port' 'net, (up stairs.) ZT"Separate room for Ladies’ and Children's Hair Catting. A good stock of Wigs, Half. Wigs. Bands. Braids. Curls. Frizett*. Pad*. Rolls. Crimping Board©, As., ho., constantly on hand. iett’dtdly Ft E MO VA L.. i)K. newton HAS removed hi. residence to ATe. 37 Middle Slrrrt, corner of Franklin .tree!. Office a» heretofore, .Vo. 115 Kxchtutft Stmt, la Noble'i Block, up itaira. Office hour, from » te 10 A M., from‘1 to S. end from S to 9 o'clock P. M. Dr. N. will continue, in connection with general practice, to give special attention to DISK ASKS OS FRMALSS oolldtf M. F'EARSOISr, Sllvox* Plater, AND MA9UFACTCBKR OF SILVER WARE, 238 Congre©s St.,Opp. Court House Portland,Ms. fcV' All kind© of WARE, such as Knives, Forks, 8poon©. Cake Baskets, Castors, Ac., p.ated in the beet manner. Al*o, RKPAIRIXO and RR-FIXISIIIXO Old Silver Ware. Jan2» dSm WOOB AM) COAL CHEAP FOR CASH ! $9.50. CHEAP COAL. $9.50 PRIMS LOT CIUCSTXPT COAL *9 50 p TOM, Sl'RlNU MOUNTAIN. I.KM ft. II. tlEZJLIOM. SL’UAR LOAF. OLD COMPANY l Flllt.il. LO CUST MOUNTAIN. JOHNS. DIAMOND. WEBS TER and BLACK HKAT1I. Thee Coal* arenf tha very be»t quality, well -ervened and picked, and warranted tv,He latiafaction. a ivi ®«ir ui H4HI) AND SOFT WOOD, delivered to any part of tbe city. Orviru CoMMaaciaL St., head of Kranklin Wharf. S. ROll.ND» Ac MON. ftblSdly WAKKF.VS INI PORTED KIRK AND WATKR-PROOF , FELT COMPOSITION, Gravol Hoofing FOR FLAT HOOFS. K. HKRSEY. Ajcenti Jan26 dtf No. d Union Stroet. FERTILIZERS. KHLS COES SUPER PH08 LIME, loo*< .. SOU" LODI POUDKETTE. UO" UTTLEH ELD'S POUDRETTK. ror ,a.e at manufacturer’* pi ice* by KENDALL * WHITNEY. Portland Feb. 8,1864. feb» di*3a Srotrh Canvass. 1.)tl HOLTS -from the factory of David Cor «'* ear k Son*. Leith—a .ail cloth of superior quality—Ju.t received per‘'Juta'*, and for tale by MoUILVEUY, to AN k DA VIM. mch25dtf 161 Commercial Street. "Wsuited.! Second-Hand Candle Botes, At No. 90 Portland Street, Portland. lanT dtf HAVANA SVGAr7~ 300 Boxes Havana Sugar, for Sale by 1101*11 \ I EATON. No. 1 Central wharf. Portland, March 1*. 1S64, mchlg d8w Book Card & Fanov Printing HXATLY IXKCUTBD AT THI OFFICE OF TNI PUI

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