Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 14, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 14, 1864 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY ' ' ^———————■ VOLUME III. PORTLAND, ME., THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 14, 1864. WHOLE NO. 555 PORTLAND DAILY PRESS, JOHN T. OILMAN. Editor, It published at No. 82J EXCHANGE STREET, by N. A. FOSTK R & CO. Thu Portlahd Daily Pane? in published at *7.00 r^r year; if paid striotly in advance, a discount of 1.00 will be made. Single copies three cents. Tub MA'iHuSTATBPuBBBis published every Thurs day morning,at *2.00 per anuutn, in advance; 82.26 If paid within nix months; and 82.60, ii payment be delayed beyond the year. Rates of Advertising! One inch of space iu length of column, constitutes a “ByCAUK." *1.60 per square daily first week; 76 oents per week after; three insertions or less, *1.00; continuing eve ry other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, three insertions or less, 76 oents; one week, 81.00; 60 cents per week after. Under head of Amijbkmknts, 82.00 per square per week; three insertions or less, *1,60. Special Notices, 81.76 per square first week, *1.00 per square after; three insertions or less, *1.25; half a square/ three insertions, *1.00; one week, *1.26. Advertisements inserted in the Maikb Statb Pbbbb (which has a large circulation in every part of the 8tate) for 60 cents per square in addition to the above rates, for each insertion. Lboal Noticbb at usual rates. Transient advertisements must be paid for In ad vance Bosinbbb Notices, iu reading columns, 12 cents per line for one insertion. No charge less than fitly oents for each insertion. gJT*Ail communications Intended for the paper should be directed to the “Editor of the Press, and those of a business character to the Publishers. or*Jon PnurriHO of every desoription executed with dispatch. F. Tracy, Traveling Agent. ~ SELECTI0NS. Curious Facts about Congressmen. Tbe best speaker on the Union side is William D. Kelly, Pennsylvania: on tbe Dem ocratic side, D. W. Voorhees, Indiana. Tbe best parliamentarian, Union side, £.' B. Washburue, Illinois; Democrat, 8. 8. Cox. Tbe readiest debater, Union, John A. Kas son, Iowa; Democrat, George H. Pendleton, Ohio. In the last Congress, John A. Bing ham, Ohio, C. L. Vallaudigbam, Canada. The member with the best blood is John Low, Indiana, whose patriot grandfather was a member of tbe old Continental Congress, 1770. His maternal grandfather was a mem ber ol (he first Congress under tbe Consola tion, bis father was a member of Congress during tbe war of 1312, and Mr. Low, tbe present representative, is now serving bis second term. Tbe oldest consecutive member is E. B. Wasbburne, Illinois, who lias held bis seat lor eleven years. In the last Congress was John 8. Phelps, Missouri, who was a colonel in tbe Union army, and bad been in Congress for eighteen years. The oldest man is Tbaddeus Stevens, Penn sylvania, who is almost 72 years old. The youngest Gen. James A. Garfield, who is only 32 years old. Ignatius Donnelly, Minne sota, is just sixteen days older. Walter D. Mclndoe, Wisconsin, a very elii cieut gentleman, has only one band. Tbe General of highest rank is Major Gen eral Hubert C. Scbeuck, whose commission dates from August 30,1302. Tbe other Gen erals are Garfield, Ohio; Dumont, Indiana; man | JUI93UUI1. The handsomest man is William Windorn, Minnesota. The wealthiest man is Oakes Ames, a man ufacturer from Massachusetts, who is worth over two millions. The most rapid speaker is the Speaker. Schuyler Colfax, Indiana. The tallest nun is Brutus J. Clay, Ken tucky. The shortest members are J. W. McClurg, Missouri; Augustus Hraudegee, Connecticut: Xebemiah Perry, Xew Jersey; Fianeiseo Perea, Xew Mexico; the difference to he de cided by the respective thickness of the soles. The smallest member is.S. S. Cox; the lar gest is John 1). Baldwin, Massachusetts. TUe most productive—Gen. Kbenezcr Du mont, the father of nineteen children. The most graceful man is Wm. H. Wads worth, Kentucky. The dignilled man is Itufus F. Spaulding, Ohio. The most sarcastic man is Tluddetis Ste vens Pennsylvania. The social man is Gen. F. P. Blair, Missou ri. The member who has sent away the most speeches is S. S. Cox, this Congress; the last, B. Wood, the speech Fernando wrote. The largest larmcr on the Union side is Josiab B. Grionell, Iowa, who has six thou sand acres of laud, and six thousand sheep.— TUe big farmer on the “other side” is a good substantial Uniou man, Brutus J. Clay, Ken tucky, who owns sixty-live acres of JauJ, aud whose home farm contains two thousand acres, worth $1.-10 per acre. Mr. Clay has two huu dred aud seventy-five negroes,fifty mules, two hundred sheep, one hundred and llfiy blooded cattle—some of the most famous in the Uni ted Stales. His usual stock of cattle is about four hundred head. The member who never fails to move «u amendment is Wm. S. Holman, Indiana. The member who lives the farthest Kast Is Frederick A. Pike, Maine. West, John it. McBride,Oregon. North, I. Doiinelly, Min nesota. South, Cornelius Cole, California, whose district reaches down to Mexico. James Brooks is the best read man, and lias a district of the smallest area—three wards in New York city. Idaho is the largest Territory, and has an area of 330,373 square miles. Mr. Donnelly, of Minnesota, has the largest district of any member—his is 500 miles wide. The House has tweuty-llve members with bald beads, thirty with mustaches, aud two with wigs. Henry Winter Davis lives the nearest, thir ty-nine miles, and has $33 for mileage. Wm1 II. Wallace, of Idaho, travels 7997 miles and gets $0397.00 for mileage. The politest member is Keuben K. Fenton of Xew York. Three members represent each a State— Messrs Smithcrs, Delaware; McBride, Ore gon, aud Wilder, Kansas. 1UCIC aiu ocicuwcii uicuiucis wuu iUC slaveholders. There are twenty-four members from slave States, of whom fourteen vote with the Union party and ten with the Democratic. The best penman is Augustus Frank, New York; the poorest, Thaddeus Stevens, Penn sylvania. The member who is always there, sound and true, is Henry I,. Dawes, Massachusetts; the antipode, Benjamin Wood, New York— Wasiiiugtou Correspondent of Troy Times. Tub Pkoi‘ohki> Amkndmbdt to Tine Constitution.—The following is the joint resolution to amend the Constitution as it passed the Senate on Friday: lie it llexolced, by the Senate and House of Kepreseutatives of the United Stab's of America, in Congress assembled, two thirds of both Houses concurring, that the follow ing article he proposed to the Legislatures of the several States, which, when ratilied by tbree-fourtbs ol said Legislatures, shall be valid to all iutents and purposes, as a part of the said Constitution, uamely: Article 13, Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punish ment lor crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the Uuited States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 3. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legisla tion. The vote was as follows:— Yeas—Messrs. Anthony, Drown, Chandler, Clark,Collamer.Couness,Cowan, Dixon.Doo little, Fessenden, Foot, Foster, Grimes, Hale, Henderson, Howard, Howe, Johnson, Lane of Indiaua, Lane of Kansas, Morgan, Morrill, Nesmith, Pomeroy, Ramsay, Sherman, Sprague, Sumner, Ten Eyck, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Wade, Wilkinson, Wiley, Wilson,— 38. Navs—Messrs. Davis, Hendricks, McDou gall, Powell, Kiddle, Saulihury,—0. New Steel-clad Blockade-runners.— Four new paddle-steamers, built of steel, aud of great speed, are about ready to leavo Liverpool to eugage in running tbe blockade. They are named the Badger, Let Her B, Fox, and Let Her Rip, and were built for the ser vice. Another report says that these vessels were to have a trial of speed in a race to tbe Isle of Man on the 20th of March. The Lon don Post says: Five hundred thousand bales of cotton, are staled to be now in the hands of the Con federate Government, while two hundred thousand would sutllce to pay off the whole loan. A large amount of bonds have already beeu delivered and cotton received in ex change, according to agreement. There is apparently, increased facility for running the blockade, and the difference between the de livery price of cotton iu the Southern ports aud that obtained for it in Liverpool may stimulate the purchase of bonds; indeed, the principal buying for the last week has been on Liverpool account. There are also, as we before stated, other negotiations in progress, to which we shall probably before long have again to refer. Ax Injured Husband. — The Chicago Tribune is responsible for tbe following: A man who has been abseut from his family for the past three years, returned home unex pectedly on Monday last, and going to his home found a baby about six mouths old sleeping on the bed in his wife’s apartment. Enraged at this evidence of jicrfldy, he too k the child roughly from the bed and threw it violently on the door. CM course the little one scfeaiued; the wife rushed to the scene; aud the husband commenced to pour out upon her a torrent of the vilest abuse — but was suddenly reduced to silence by the informa tion that the baby belonged to a neighbor. The lady being there to substantiate her claim, and engaging immediately in soothiug the sufferer at the maternal fount, there was no room left for doubt. The angry man begged that the story be kept silent, but the mother of the child was in no mood for that sort of thing, and it is now the laugh of the neighliorhood. Fortu nately the child was not seriously injured. The “outraged husband” has been as good natured as you please since then. Gkx. Grant axd the Soldiers.—It is said that when General Grant was going down to Washington one day last week, the train, having attached to it the special car, stopped at Brandy Station, some soldiers who were waiting to go dowu asked if they could not get into the car. “No,” was the answer of an officer; “this is General Grant's special car.” Whcreupou Grant, who was sitting by the window, spoke and said. “General Grant occupies only one seat; tbe soldiers can ride.” Catawba Brandt.—An unpleasant de velopment was made in Cincinnati the other day concerning Catawba brandy, responsi ble vinters, declaring that the pure article would cost from five to eight dollars a gallon, addiug that there was no genuine article of the kind in the market—the quality general ly sold consisting of pornac, whisky aud fusel oil. 13. S. 10.40 LOAN t FIRST NATIONAL BA\K -OF PORTLAND, DESIGNATED REPOSITORY -OF Til 1C UNITED STATES. This Bank is prepared to receive* subscriptions for the new “TEW FORTY LOAN,” which is dated March 1, 1864, bearing interest at live per cent, a >ear, • PAYABLE in coin, redeemable at the pleasure of the Government alter ten years, and payable in forty years from date. Interest on Bonds not over one hundred dollars payable annually, and on all other Bonds semi annually. Bonds cau be had in sizes of $60, $100, $600, $1000. WM, EDW. GOULD, nich31 dtf Cashier. THOMPSON & EDWARDS, Commission and Forwarding MFRC HAY TS, for the purchase and sale of Flour, Traill, Provisions and Produce generally. NO. G DOLE'S BUILDING, Corner Clark and South Water Streota, Chicago, III. EASTERN ORDERS SOLICITED. W. N. TBOMPSOI. | p n Unv 41R H. J. KDWAU1H, jp. O. Box 418,. RKVKU BY PKRMISBfOR TO Cragin k Co., Rutter, Kndicott k Co., Bankers, John C. Gault,and Li. W. Hinsdale k Co., Chicago.; K. P. Gerrish, Cashier Casco Bank, K. Churchill k Co.. Thomas 8haw, and Lyman k Marrott,Portland, inch7 eodGw Navigation School, —AT— No. 12. Deer Street, Portland, Kaine. ("'1 ENTLEMKN desirous of instruction in practi T ca! Navigation will llnd an experienced teach er. He is the only experienced Ship Master in the State, who teaches Navigation, and is specially ap pointed to iju&llify Masters and Mutes io the U. S. Navy. inch24 eod3m Straw (nootl*, Flowers, Ac. mflE subscriber is now' opening and daily recelv JL iug, the latest styles of Straw Goods, Flow ers &c.. which will be sold at the lowest prices, at wholesale only. 1<L1 MIDDLE STREET. JOHN E. PALMER. Portland. March IG.1804 mchl6eod4w* (JAMES EDMOND & Co7 COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 13 LIBERTY SQUARE, . . BOSTON Are prepared to order at favorable rate., COLT NESS and (jI.KNt, AUNOCK Pia IRON, Also, BAR, SHEET, tf BOILER PLATE IRON, of English and Scotch Manufacture. We shalleontiuue to receive, in addition to our American Brick, a regular supply of ENGLISH, SCOTCH, L WELCH FIRE BRICK in ch 11 eodCm a State of Maine* EXXCUTIVX Dill* A llTM ENT | Augusta. April 7, 1814. j Aii adjourned fefsion of the F.xecutive Council, will bo hel«i at the Council Chamber, in Augusta on Monday, the Second l>*y of May next. Attest . EPHRAIM FLINT JR., apr9dtd Secretary of State. Removal. DU. I.UDWIG has removed to No. GO High St., corner of Congress. Portland, March IT, 1864. mchlTdtf Steam Power to Bent. ROOMS with Steam power can be had, by appli cation to J. L. WINSLOW, 6 Union St. apt-2 8w 1[tlVE DOLLARS wilibegiven for the deteotloa and oonviatton of any poraon or peraonaitealiif paper, from the door, of W anbaortbera. «#•** PUBLUURRS QJf TBS rUU, MISCELLANEOUS. SPRING & SUMMER OPENING! A. D. REEVES, TAILOR & DRAPER, NO. 98 EXCHANGE STREET. lias ju.t returned from Boston and New York with a RICH AND FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT OF Cloths, Cassimeres and Vestings, Of every variety and style, (including many of the most unique patterns of the season.) which he pur* chased for cash, and consequently can give an ele gant "fit out" at the LOWEST CASH PRICES! He invites his old friends and customers, and the public generally, to call and examine his stock. Iiaving enlarged his store by the removal of his work-room above, he has accommodations more ex tensive for the display of his goods. April 8, 1864. dtf NEW M ILLINERYI -TO OPKN OX MONDAY* APRIL 4tli. A - 9 The subscriber, having leased tho new store, No. 24 Free street, 2d door from Center St., has just received a line assortment of the LATEST STYLES OF SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. which she is prepared to manufacture to order and sell at the lowest capii prick**. A good assortment of READY HADE BONNETS always on hand. MOURNING GOODS in store and made to order Iiaving had eight years experience ia manufac turing millinery goods. I trust 1 shall be able to please all who may favor me with their custom. A share of patronage is most respectfully solicited. MARY A. tiKlcLlMiS Portland. April 2,1864. apr2 dtf FEUCHTWANGER & ZUNDER, NO. §1 MIDDLE STREET* (FOX BLOCK), Are Again in the field -with Divisions, Brigades & Regiments! -OF NEW AND FASHIONABLE DRY GOODS! FOR THE SPRING. Ladies of Portlaud and vieinity are respectfully invited to call and see the many beautiful styles of Foreign and Domestic Dress Goods Il'ST received: Also, the great variety House Furnishing: Goods ! 8uchaa Brown and Bleached Cotton Sheetings and Shirtings, Table Linens, Drillings, Tickings. Donims, Stripes, Ac. Also. Just receiving, the latest styles of handsome Spring Balmoral Shirts And the moit fashionable SPRING SHAWLS. A complete stock of CLOTHS AND CASSIMERE9, FOR BOYS' AND MEN’S WEAK. _J CLOAKINGS! CLOAKINGS!! An elegant assortment. We are just ready to manu facture to measure, at the shortest notice, any of the aew aud desirable Spring Cloaks. Warranted to suit. FEUCHTWANGER A Z UNDER, (FOX BLOCK), NO. 81 MIDDLE STREET, PORTLAND, Maivx. P. 8.—Ladies need not ask for goods from the wrecked steamship Bohemian, as we have none but sound and fresh goods, which we warrant as such, aprl tf A SPRING SUPPLY -OF FASHIONABLE GOODS, -FOR COATS, PANTALOONS AND VESTS. obtained during tlie last week in New York and Boston, may be found at the store of WILLIM C. BECKETT, merchant Tailor, NO , 137 Middle Street. Some of these Goods, which have been recently imported, differ much iu color, texture ami tiuinh from the styles that have continued in vogue lor a year or two past, aud are considered very elegant. Besides these aud other Goods,—comprising all the varieties for fashiouabie wear, at the same place may be found a good supply of Sinuilnrd German, French, aud Euglish Broudcloilia ai d l>®e skins, for genteel suits; together with styles of Veatinga selected with a view to suit all tastes. Also, excellent goods for Spring Overcoats, Eng lish Walking Sacks. Paletots, and other Business Coats, with plates of the latest styles of Cutting and Finishing. No. 137 Middle Street.JB mch29 dGw II CHAPMAN. Jk., Patent and liusmess Ag» J« eucg, No. 229 Congress Street. CLOTHES WRINGERS at wholesale and retail. Agents wanted (in every town). Call at 229 Congret* Strret. HAWSE'S Pulley Elevating anil Revolving Clothes Dryer for* sale at 229 Congress Street. AN improved Waterwheel, unsurpassed by auy yet invented. Models at 229 Congress Street. 1> ARTIES having capital lo invest would do well X to call at No. 229 Congress Street. MONEY is being made by those who have invest* ed at 229 Congress Street. A SPRING BED, which, for simplicity and dura bility, is unsurpassed. Samples at229 Congress Street. NOTHING ventured nothing gained is the maxim at 229 Congress Street. JUST received a new lot of Amidon's Premium Wringers at 229 Congress Street. RUNDLET Repair’s Wringe's and Lamps at .229 Congress Street. mcli24 dtf FOR SALE, Cheap for Cash! A UllUAT VARIBTY OF CXILDREH’S CARRIAGES, Ilird Cages, Korkin; Horse*, Ladies Work and Traveling Baskets, Toys, Marbles, I'OUT MONAJES, LADIES’ RETICULES AND bags, drums, Violins, guitars, VIOLIN STRINGS, WHITING EEBK8, WOHK BOXES, to —BY— W. L>. ROBINSON. SO Exchange St. mcliI4-3m Book Card A Fancv Printing HBATLY EXECUTED AT THE OFFICE OF THE FEES WANTS, LOST,FOUND Wanted. A Second hand Piano—not particular about style, if good tone and action. Please address' B, Box 2i21 P. O., Portland, giving prioe. apl2 dlw WANTED J 1,000 WOMEN, To make Army Drawers. Also good Pant Pasters and Finishers wanted in the shop to make ARM Y PAINTS. None but good workmen wanted. Apply at the rooms in FREE STREET BLOCK, over the store one do^r north of Tolford's. No work given out or taken iu Monday forenoons or Saturday afternoons fet>29dtf 8. W. HUNTINGTON. $200 KewardT AHKWAKI) of Two Hundred Dollar, will be paid by tho owner.of the Ferry Boat H. U. Day, lor the upprohenslon of the person or per.oui who maliciouily damaged taid Boat, on Monday night last. Fobtlaxi>, .4prt7 6,1894. d80* Wanted. I Second-Hand Candle Boxes, At No. 90 Portland Street, Portland. |an7 dtf Wanted. TO an experienced American Woman, desiring a good home, a situation is ottered as housekeep er in a small famdy where she would be treated as one. She would be required to take charge of and do the cooking and chamberwork, see to the wash woman, and do the ironing. Tho work in the whole would be light. Pay l.&U per week. En quire 86 Exchange St. BOARD. PLEASANT rooms and board, at No.?2 Danforth St., 2d door above Brackett St Call soon. Also a good stable for reut on the premises. incli28d3w* Tenement Wanted. WANTED to hire four or live rooms, suitable for a small family, with good w ater privileges. Kent in advance if required Address Tenant Box 346, I* >rtiaud Post Office, stating price and locality. mch6 dtf BREED Sc TIIKEV, NO. 50 ONION STREET, Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealer! in Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Shoe Stock and Findings. Importers of Serges, Lasting* and Gusset tings, And the only Minufacturers of KID AND GOAT STOCK in the State. Having had large experience, and be ing importers and manufacturers, enables us to sell the same articles as low as they cau be bought in Boston. We have always taken especial pains to 5*vc* our customers HKHAHLE 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 d Aw3m J. W. SYKES, Purchaser tor Eastern Account or LOUR. GRAIN, SEEDS, PROVISIONS, LARD, BUTTER and WESTERN PRODUCK generally. Particular attention given to shipping by quickest and oheapost routes. No. 162 SOUTH WATER ST. p. o. Bon 471. Chicago, Illinois. RnvnRBircna—Messrs. Maynard k Sons; H. k W. Chickering; C. H. Cummings k Co.; S. G.Bowdlear A Co.; Charles A. Stone; Uallett, Davis A Co., of Boston, Mass. Cashier Elliot Bank,Boston. J.N. Bacon, Esq., President Nowton Bank, Jlewton. C. B. Coffin; Warren Ellis Jfc Sons, New York City Jy»tt3dly. Contagious Diseases. 0 i.pter 14th, Section! 30 and 33, of the Revised Statutes: Sect. 90 Whoa any disease dangerous to the public health exists in a town, the municipal officer* shall use all possible care to prevent its spread and to give public notice of infected places to travellers, by displaying ret! flags at proper distances, and by all o*her mean* most effectual, lu their judgment, for the comxuou safety. 8kct.92. When a householder or physician knows that a person uuder 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 fiersou is, and if he neglects it he shall forfeit not ess than ten, nor more than thirty dollars. The above law will be strictly enforced JOHN S. HEALD, febl2tmay 1 City Marshal and Health Officer. GRAFTS A* WILLIAM^. SoocB8f*oR* to J. W. HONNKWELL k Co., No. 6 d 7 & 8 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Drugs, Medi cines, Paints, Oils, Dye Stuffs, Manufacturers, ar ticles and Chemicals. Manufacturers of (Tot al I'ar nishes, Japan Ac. Ageuts for Forest Hirer Lead Mystic Lead Co. French and Jincritun Zinc. Druggist’s. Perfumers and Li&uor Labels. General Ageuts for J. L. Hnnneweil’s Universal Cough Rem edy , Tolu Auody'neaud Electric Pills. mch2Ieod3m Dissolution. rilUE copartnership her* to for** existing under the A style of KNIGilT k FROST is this day dis solved by mutual consent. The affairs of the late firm will be settled by S. D. Knight, at No 2 Lime •treet. 8. I>. KNlGlIT, Portland, March 1,1864. U. A. FROST. Copartnership Notice. rpilK nnderaigne&have this day formed a copart A uership under the firm of J. M. KNIGHT & SON, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, ANI> DKAl.KIt* III COUNTRY PRODUCE, NO. 2 LinE STREET, Between Fore and Commercial Streets. J. M. KWIUUT. B D. KMUHT. Portland, March 1,1864. molilOdtf TO M E R C H A NTS. rilUK undersigned having greatly increased their A facilities for manufacturing HOOTS AND 8HOK8, and having large experience ip tnat nranch, would call the attention 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 iu the ijuality, both of our stock and work, we cau give satisfaction, as we manufacture express ly for the retail trade, i hose buyiug for cash will fiud it to their advantage to look at our stock, which consists in part of ROBBERS, SOLE and WAX LEATHER, FRENCH and AMERICAN CALF, French Kip, Lemoine and Indot Calf, Goat and Kid Stork, Serges and Webs, Root and Shoe Machinery and Findings of all kinds. Mr. Kdmukd Liiiby, late of the firm of Messrs. Chas. J. Walker k Co , has associated himself with us, and relying on his many years experience in manufacturing, we are confident iu making the above statements. TYLER k LAMB. Portland. Feb. 1, 1864. feb6 d4ui. SHERIDAN & GRIFFITHS, (Successors to Joseph Gray k Co.,) FXiASTEIIlSIlS, mil Si IMilUM STUCCO 4 MVST1C WO UK BBS ARE now p-epared to furni»h the public with Center Pieces and all kiuds of Plaster Orna ments as cheap as any other establisment in the State, and at the shortest notice. We will a'so give prompt attention to repairing Plastering, Whitening, White Washing and Color ing sy Please leave your orders at No. 6 South street opposite tne Riding School. feb26 d3m NEW ORbRAXS^ S. D. MOODY dr. CO.j CJoirviriisiMiori Merchant, 07 Tchoupl tonlas at.. New Orleans, La. References: Baker k Morrill, Boston: Frankliu Snow k Co., Boston; Wise k Bussell, Boston : C. Nickerson k Co., N. \ .; Rich fc Co., St. Louis. tr aart»cu'ar attention given to Consignments of vessels, Lumber, llay, Oats, tfc. mch23 a8m Notice. A FINAL Dividend of the first fund (Vom the as sets, set apart iu reduction of the Capital Stock of the late Rank of Portland, w ill be paid, ou aud atter this date, to the Stockholders of said Bank, at the time of the reduction of its capital, or to their legal representatives. The dividend will be paid at the Canal Bank, Portland. Portland, March 2U, 1864. molnS dl«8w* INSURANCE. American Exchange FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY! OF NEW YORK. Capital 8200.000, Insure Buildings. Merchandise. House hold Furniture. Rents. Lenses. Ves sels on the Stocks, mud other Per sonal Property at tue Low est rrtes. SAMUEL BROWN, President. WILLIAM RAYNOR, Secretar. EDWARD SHAW, Agont, 103 Middle Street. oet37 lyeod STATEMENT OF TSS jEtna Insurance Company, OF HARTFORD, CONN., On the 1st day of November, A. D. 1868, as required by the Lews of the State of Mains. Tbs Capital Stock is.*1.500,000 and ictt* the surplus it invested ae follows: Real estate, uaincumbered, *87,963 18 Cash la hand, on deposit, and in agents’ hands, 316.950 66 United States Stocks, 612,847 60 State and City Stocks, and Town Bonds, 669.460 00 Bank and Trust Company Stocks, 1,947,270 00 Mortgage Bonds, 831,960 00 Atlantio Mutual Ins. Co’s scrip, 1862-3, 16,886 60 Total Assets, *3,036.879 74 Amount of Liabilities for Losses not due or adjusted, *176.41184 Amount at risk, estimated, 116 616,479 Of TilOS. A. ALEXANDER, President. Lucius J. Haudkk. Secretary. Hartford, Nov. 7, 1863. J. C. CHURCHILL, Agent, No. 4 Iron Block, Portland Pier. doc6 dtf MAINE INSURANCE CO. Augusta, Maine* THE Maine Insurance Company Insure against loss or damage by Fire, Building*, Merchan dize and Furniture, on terms ae favorable as It can be done bv any solvent Company. Policies issued for One, Three, or Five years. J. L. CUTLER, President. J. H. WILLIAMS.Secretary. EDWARD SHAW-Agent, No. 102 Middle Street. OClSendly ffrH^jjETSffSfrni jh mm ■■ ■ HA VE now beeu before the public for nearly a year.- They are universally pronounced the neatest and best titiing collars extant. The upper edge presents a perfect curve, free front the angles noticed in all other collars. The cravat causes no puckers on the inside of the turn-down collar,—they are Ah SM< M > I li I Nhl DE AS OUTSIDE.—and therefore perfectly free and easy to the neck. The Garotte Collar has a smooth and evenly fin ished edge Oil BOTH SIDES. These Collar* are not simply flat pieces of paper cut in the form of a collar, but are molded and SHAPED TO KIT TilK HECK. They are made iu ••Novelty" (or turn-down stylejin e^ery half size from 12 to 17 inches, aud in **Eurek a," (or Garotte,) from 13 to 17 inches; and packed in •‘solid size” iu neat blue eartons, containing 100 each : also in smaller ones of 10 each.—the latter a very handy package lor Travellers, Army and Navy Officers. , W EYTERY COLLAR is stamped '‘Oeay'i Patent Molded Colla*.” Hold by all dealers iu Men'a Furnishing Goods. The Trade supplied by HATCH. JOHNSON * CO. Importers and Wholesale Dealtrs in Men's Furnish ing Goods and Umbrellas 81 Devonshire bT . Bos ton, Mam. inch22 eod3m AfcftcesoiV Notice. THE Assessors of the city of Portland, hereby give notice to all persons liable to tax a 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 iu the afternoon, to receive true and perfect lists of all their polls, and estates, both real and personal, in cluding money on haud or at Interest, debts due to them more than they are owing, as also all property held in trust as Guardian, Executor, Administrator, or otherwise, on the first day of April next, and they are requested to be prepared to certify the same on oath. Those persons who neglect to comply with this : notice, and thus assign the Assessors the unp'easant duty of dooming them, will be deprived by law of the privilege of appealing from their decisions ou application for abatement, except in cases of inabil ity to conform to the requirements of the laws. S B. BECKEri , ) Assessors W H FOYE. [ of JEREMIAH DOW, > Portland. N. U. Blank Schedules can be had at the Assessors' Rooms. Portland, March 25,1864. mcb26 tapri!16 Spring and Summer Goods! P. B. ~FROSTj Merchant Tailor, 94 Exchange St., Having returnod from New York and Boston with the bent assortment aud newest styles of English, Freuch, German, Scotch uud American Cloths, Embracing all the desirable STYLES, SHADES and FINISH to be touud iu the market, suitable for BUSINESS SUITS, ENGLISH WALKING COATS. Spring OVERCOATS aud DRESS SUITS. Nice Vetting, Army and Davy Cloths. Every pain* will be takcu to give entire satisfaction in FITTING, workmanship aud prices. CLOTHS FOR BOV'S WEAR, Particular atteution giveu to Cuttiug & Manufacturing Boy’s Clothing mch 9eod3m spvniin7 uvAiii 4*f/''k TONS Stove site, at 198 ('oromorciai St. (Kichardfon’s Wharf,) Portland. The uudersigued has sold the Johns* Coal for nine years last past. It has given general satisfaction. Where there is a fair draft, no coal excels tor oookiug uat. Other varieties, to wit: LICKIIGII, Sugar Loaf, and Hazleton. SCHUYLKILL,(W. Ash.) Lotust Mountain. RED ASH, the geuuiue FRANK UN JOAL. Also, the Diamond. CU M IIERLAN D COAL, a prime article for Smiths’ use. £If~All coal from this wharf, will be sent in good order, carefully picked and screened. aacli3iseodtf JAMES II. BAKER. OrussSeed, Cheese Ac. JU8T received a choice lot of "Colebrook” HERDS GRASS, Vermont aud Michigan CLOVER and RED-TOP setd. Vermont OH EKSE, and various brands Ft Ira and Family Flour for sale at the lowest cash prices by PLUMMER k COLE, Corner of Portland aud Green Si’s. raeh9 w»'»w# * To ill niiu file Hirers, Ship Uuilders, AN D persons desirous of Real Estate Investments, the follow ing property is offered at good bargains. 20 Houses at prices from $16t>0 to f&uuO. 100 Home Lots at prices from $300 to $3000 2000 Feet of wuter front suitable for wharves Ship yards, Manufacturing Sites, fronting deep water with One spring of water »d aceut thereto aud a portion of it adjoining the Grand Truuk Rail Road, from which freight may be deposited ou the premises, inch 17 3m MOSES GUILD. 74 Middle St. Wood, I’aliu Leaf and Honey. Q/k 4 LOGS CEDAR. OvJ-A 101 LOGS mahogany. 17 LOGS LANCE WOOD. 6398 BUNDLES PALM LEAF, 803 MATS. 7 TIERCES HONEY, Cargo Bark Albiou Lincoln. For sale by HOPHN1 EATON. feb9 No. 1 Central Wharf. To Manufacturers. THE subscriber being in correspondence with ai Emigration Agent in Birmingham, England (who has been in the business for a long time ■ wil obtain through that Ageney Artizansor Work met of all classes with promptness and dispatch. EDWARD 8a AW, March 9,1864 tf 03 IMiddle street, Portland. HOTELS. Splendid Pleasure Resort 1 THE WHITE HOUSE, (VORMBNLY WILSON HOUSN.) J. P. MILLER,.PROPRIETOR. ^ This popular Hotel has recently been pur HLPJ^chased by Mr. Miller(ot the Albion) and has IJJALWbeeu thoroughly refitted, renovated and re -jsi*■ pwirod. ami numerous excellent alterations ttKELA'nade. It is located on the Sacc&rappa road, about four miles from Portland, aflordingabeautiful drive ovsragood road, and Just about fer enough for pleasure. It has a line large Danoing nail 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, lor hitching horsee. The choicest Suppers will be got up for sleighing and dancing pyties, who will find it greatly to their pleasure and advantage to resort to the White House. No effort will be spared for the entertainment of foe«ts. decl9-dtf HALLOWELL HOUSE REOPENEDI HEW FURNITURE ft FIXTURES! S.G. DENNIS, Proprietor. OT“ Thu public are specially Informed that the spacious, convenient anu well known Hallowkll House, in the center of Hallowell, two miles from Augusts, and lour rui es from Togu* Spring, has been refurnished, and M opeu for tbe roception of company and permanent boetder*. Every attention will be given to tbe comfort of guests. STABLING, and all the usual conveniences of a popular hotel, are amply provided. Hallowef*. Feb. 1 1804. mc!i26 eodtf TOE AMERICAN HOCSE^ Hanover Street .... Boston, Tke Largest and Best Arranged Hotel IN NEW ENGLAND. LEWIS RICE, Proprietor. oolSly FASHIONABLE_CLOTHING ! AUG. F. YORK, Merchant Tuiloi*, Having taken the elegant aud commodious store NO. 104 MIDDLE STREET CORJflR OF PLUM, Invites the attention of Gentlemen to his rich in voice of Foreign and domestic Cloths for Spring and Summer wear, all of which have Just been selected from the largest and best stock, in New York and Bo ton. and will be made np to order and with despatch ra the latest styles—FULL MAT CURD SUITS, COATS, PANTS or VESTS, as may be desirod.* FURNISHING GOODS in great variety, and suited to the tastes of all. con stantly on hand. FRESH HOODS RECEIVED EVERY WEEK. 104 MIDDLE STREET. Portland, March 8,1864. eod to JaRrl Mason & Hamlin’s CABINET ORGANS. THK subscriber, being impressed with the great excellence of these instruments, and their adap tation either for small churches, vestry*, or parlors, offers them for sale to the citireus of Portland and 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 over seen. Among the testimonials of such as Thalberg, Morgan aud Zundel, is the following from Gottschalk: “MaeaKR. Masob ft Ham lib:—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 expeuse. Yonr (abinet Organ is truly a charming instrument, worthy of the high praise it has received, and far superjor 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 fine complement. f?om its capacity for rendering much delightful musio, sacred, secular, classic and popular, to which the Piano is not adapted." UOTIoCif ALK. 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. 349 1-3 Stewart's Block. Congress St dec6 dftv Scotch Canvas, -FOR MALI nr— JAMES T. PATTEN A CO., Bath, He. OAA BOLTS Superior Blotched £i\J\J 300 do All Lon* flu 'Gov eminent contract," 800 do Extra All Long flax Arnroatn. 800 do Navy Dae Delivered Id Portland or Bo,ton. Bath. April 10.1RM anlltfif Coal and Wood! -AT TBI LOWEST PRICE8 FOR GASH, DELIVERED TO ANY PART 09 THE CITY, AT SHORT NOTICE. Oar Coal Is of tho very BEST quality, and war* ranted to give satisfaction. -ALSO, FOR SALK All Uliide of Hard and Moll Wood. The Public are invited to give us a oall, as we are bound to give satisfaction to all who tavor ns with their custom. OFFICE NO. 49 COMMERCIAL STREET. RAHDALL 6 McALLISTER ««,» 1, TO SHIP tit'll.DICK*. P. S. & .T. B. HIJC KINS, COMMISSION MEBCHABTa. ,nd wholeulr and retail dealers in Ship I'imukr SIRifLAIK. Have for sale at their Wharf, Central Svjuakic, East Boston, 260,000 Locust add Oaf Treenail*, 2.000 Hackmatack Knees, planed. Also Whitk Oak Plank audTutakr,Cmkstnut Boarla and Plank Whitk Pink, lit* k-Plank, Ac. Particular at tention {.aid to Furnishing Oak Plank by the Cargo. mch2i (13 lu Colley, Burnham & Co., Cabinet Makers aud ipbolsterers, 308, Congreaa Street, A KE prepared to do all kinds of Cabinet and Up* JY holstery work, at the shortest notice. All kiud* of Furniture, Lounges A Mattresses —constantly on hand — N. B. The public are invited to call aud examine. n«*»h4 dtf Scotch t'auvnsi, BOLTS—from the factory of David Cor* sar A Sons. Leith-a sail cloth of superior quality—Just received per “Jura”, and for sale by MoCILVERY, RYAN A DAVIS, mch26dtf 161 Commercial Street PARTICIPATION. Portland Mutual Fire Insurance Company. This Company will issue Polices to be free after the payment ol six, eight or ten Premiums at the option of the insured and at rates as low as any other Company. The issue oi Free Policies renders it at the least equal if not superior to the participation companies. Office No. 102 Middle St. CHARLES HOLDEN. Pree. EDWARD SHAW, Sec. Feb 16 d*w tf. business cards. W. W. CARR & CO., Hiring taken the Fruit Store formerly ooeupted by G. SAWYER. I¥o. a Exchange Ntrrrt, Are prepared to offer to tho trade a large aid well •elected stock of Foreign and Domestic Frnit! • Wholesale and He tail Oriagea, ^prnce Gamy L«mb(si Lwwewae. Canary Heed, Candles,, Lraeen Syrap. Haney, Praaea, Cores Xuls. Pigs, Cltrea, Nate, all blade. Dales, Ollree. H.l.l.., Tebaeea. 8.rdl.e., Clgare. Fancy Candles ef all deeerlpilan oct» dtf F. II. CARSLEY, CABINET MAKER AND UPHOLSTERER, No. 51 Union Street, IB 6"Py**l to do all kinds of CABINET JOB* BING in a prompt and aattoiactory manner. Book and Show Case* made to order. ^‘Farnitart Made, Repaired and Varnished at „ , 8II0RT NOTICE. Portland. May ». 186t. t, IRA WINN, Agent, DTo. 11 Union St., Is prepared to furnish * STEAM ENGINES and BOILERS, of various *iz*g and patterns, StMa Npe ik fiitua, lilt Goring, Shafting, p^feyi, ft*, Linar Houan Wore of all descriptions, and all kinds of work required in building FouTirioaTiona. Iron Stairs and other Architectural Work. Houses, Stores, end other buildlnce. fitted with Ole aud Steam in the host manner. In connection with the above Is an Iron Foandry with a large assortment of Patterns, to whloh the attention of Machinists, Millwrights,and Hhip-Hulld ere is invited—and all kinds oi Castings furnished at short notice. EM*Order« for Machine Jobbing, Patterns and Forginge, promptly excoutod. ool SINGER’S SEWING MACHINES I WOODMAN. TRUE * CO.. AGENTS, No*. 84 and 84 - • • • • Middle llnil. Needles lad TrtmmJigs always eahaad. mehlltr FOR SALE. A PLEASANT Country Sent, at New Gloucester, Lower Corner. The stand formerly occupied by K• 1 eaton, as a Home School, is offered for sale. The hou«e u«*d ell, both two story, the latter new. contain fifteen finished rooms, a good cellar, and sn abundance of pur**, soft water, wood house and sta ble connected. The place is adorned with snadeand ornamental trees and •hrubbery, c in mauds a beau* tifal prospect, is situated in a good community, and is but an hours ride from Portland oa the Grand Trunk Railroad. A large garden belongs to it. well stocked with young an* thrifty fruit trees in full bearing. (24 apple trees.) Price #1700. For farther information apply to K. Y» aton, Frye burg Me., Seth Haskell, near the premise*, or ALBION KEITH, 139 Middle Street. feb26 Stawtf Portland. A CARD. DR. S. C. FERNALD, DENTIST, No. 175 Multll Street. Kinanou.Dr» Bacon and Hinliv. Portland, May 96,1868. tf Dp. J. H. HEALD HAVING disposed of his entire interest In his Office to t>r. 3. C FERNALD. would cheerfully reooommend him to his former patients and the pub lic. Dr. Finn a ld. from long experience, is prepar ed to Insert Artificial Teeth on the “Vulcanite Base," and all other methods known to the profession. Portland. May 25. IMS If JOHN F. SHERRYj Hair Cotter and Wig Maker, Mo. IS Market Square, Port' ’nd, (upstairs.) 0*Separate room for Ladies’ and Children’s Hair Cutting. A good stock of Wigs, Hair* Wigs, Bands, Braids, Cnrls, Frizetts, Pads, Soils, Crimping Boards. Ac., Ac., constantly oa band. te22'6S dly Ft E ImTcTv .A. L . DR. NEWTON HAS removed his residence to No. 37 Middle Street, corner of Franklin street. Office as heretofore, No. lid Exchange Street, In Noble’s Block, up stair*. Office hours from 9 to 10 A. M . from 2 to 3, and from 8 to 9 o'clock P. M. Dr. N. will continue, in connection nith general practice, to give special attention \o DISEASES OS worn) AM) COAL, CHEAP FOR CASH ! $9.50. CHEAP”COAL. $9.50 PRIME LOT CHESTNUT CO IL *9.50 P TON, 8PKI.NO MOUNTAIN, I.EHft.ll. HKZILCON, 810AK LOAF, OLK COMPANY I.KHU.U, LO CUST MOUNTAIN. JOHNS. DIAMOND, WEKS TEK ind BLACK UKATII Tlwte Cull ireAf ttia very beet quality, well eereeueil auii picked, ami, warrauted to give «atiefactioD. A I»o for ule beet of IIAKD AND SOFT WOOD, delivered to any part of the city. Orvica CoMHBaciAL St., head of FraukUn Wharl. S. ROUNDS A SON. feblddly WAKHUVk l.WFOItVUD FIHK AND WAT KK-PROOF FELT COMPOSITION, -AMD—M, Grnvol Hoofing FOR FLAT ROOFS. E. HEKSEY. Acc-nt. Jau30 dtf Ho. 6 Union Street. FERTILIZERS. lUXA BBLS cut s SUPEK PROS LIMB, lOOU WO" LLOYDS' “ 9tH»" LODI PoUDKKTTE, 100 •• LUTLKt 1KLLTS POUD BETTE. For tale at manufacturer* pi teen by KENDALL A WHITWEY. Portland Feb. 8, 1864. fcb9 dis2m HOOTS A AD SHOES ! W. W. LOTIIKOP. 88 Middle Street. mtAe Where can be found a large assortment ot Lad leu*, Gtut- . ,M »s»s'. Hi\ » and Youths f mjfeshionabl* BOOTS. SHUMS and Rl B ^^*BERS ot the best manufacture and at rea sonable prices. Boots and S»o*n made to measure from the best French and American stock «nd uu the latest style lasts. WM. W. LOTUHUP. inch £2 d‘2ui BOUNTIES & PRIZE MONEY. % I OO Uouaty for Soldiers wounded in Battle. WE are prepared to obtain a Bounty of Slot) for soldiers discharged uu account of wounds receitvrf. Bounty of s loo for Soldiers Uncharged on sccouut of w unds received in buttle obtained (It papers on tile are correct } in three weeks time Special attention given to the collection of Prize Honey, and elaims against Government. SWEAT A CLEAVES, Counsellors at Law, mchSdtf No 117. Mid‘1* St . Hussey’s Row. ALBERT WEBB St CO., -dialans in Corn, Flour and Grain, HEAD OF MkKKILL’U WHAKF, t't.ui.ltl Sir*.I, - - P.rtlmBd, M.. HMW

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