Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, July 16, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated July 16, 1864 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY PRE VOLUME IV. PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, JULY 10, 1864 WHOLE NO 032 PORTLAND DAILY PRESS, JOHN T. OILMAN. Editor, published at No. 82* EXCHANGE STREET, by N. A. FOSTER A CO. Thu Portland Daily Pebbb is published at 9S.0C per year; if paid striotly in advance, a discount ol 91.00 will be made. Single copies three cents. Thb MainbState Pebbbis published every Thurs day morning,at 32.00 per annum, in advance; 92.26 If paid within six months; and 92.60, if payment be delayed beyond the year. Rates of Advertising : One inch ot space in length of column, constitutes a “square.” 91.60 per square daily first week; 76 oents per week after; fchreeinsertions or less, 91.00; continuing eve ry other day after first week, 60 cents. Half square, three insertions or lose, 76 cents; one I week, 91.00; 60 couts per week after. 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To the Editor of the Press:— 13 Wentworth Street. ) Eccrton, Liverpool, Mail, 'til. j' Sir:—Some twelve months ago copious ex tracts from a letter of rniuc, addressed to a friend in the State of Maiue, found their way into the columns of an Americau paper. Hav ing something more to say about the events now transpiring in your country, I thought it pos sible that my cousins across the water would again listen without impatience to the thoughts of an Englishman on their domestic affairs. And this time I have preferred a di rect to an indirect communication with the American press, through the.column-, if I am so favored, of your paper. Politicians are impelled to action here, as elsewhere, much more frequently by the inter ests and passions of the uation than by the claims of Justice and Keasou; and in view of this, there is one fact, here, the importance ol which cannot be overestimated. It is that the full weight of the calamity which the wrath of “King Cotton” has inflicted upon our country has been felt and borne, with this result, that the sceptre of that monarch is broken, and his terror no longer disturbs the serenity of statesmen or people. The staple commodity ot Lancashire industry is fast flowing iu from other quarters, under the ir resislable iuducement of high prices; aud the market value of manufactured goods having established its true relation to the cost of the raw material, the number of persous in full or partial employment is steadily on the increase. Lancashire, then, is not perishing of hunger. No infuriated mobs perambulate our streets, the stability of the stale is not endangered, and the throne still rests firmly on its old founda tions. England will not, therefore, be impell ed by her interests, as your rebels supposed, to arm aud strengthen the sacreligious baud that strikes at law, order, and the inalienable rights of men and States. Even when the worst threatened us, duty, declaring Itself by the strong, clear voice of public opiuion, over awed the clamor of the heartless, noisy lew who gave to interest the precedence of right. But now interest does not even appear to op pose itself to the claims of justice and reason jmju ii, nueu uus uppusiuuu exisieu we were English enough to prefer right to cot ten bales, ! in the presence of starving millions, note the rebellious States will vainly wait for a helping hand from those who so heartily bate the sla very which the South would perpetuate. It Is true that there arc people here who lean to the South because they desire to see your great Uuion weakened, and the expert ment of purely popular government end in failure. The people who live by privileges ol doubtful character, who get fat by making other i>eople lean, who look upon a rotten-ripe abuse as part of their daily bread, aud defend it as they would their hearths and homes, these are the people who wish to see your re public dismembered, and who would dance wildly over the grave of freedom anywhere. They know that if your people failed in the will, wisdom and power, to repress Internal rebellion, they could point the finger of scorn at the signal failure of popular institutions to secure the great eud of government, the pre serration of order aud liberty within the bor ders of the republic. They look forward, per haps, to the lime wheu they can play off the rival republics one against the other, wheu each will be compelled to waste annual mil lions in the maintenance of fleets aud armies as a protection against its neighbour. Nor would slavery itself be very abhorren to from the fectiugs of a class who believe that the people exist to obey laws, pay taxes, aud serve tlieir superiors, and should have nothing else to do with laws, taxes and their betters, but to obey, pay aud serve them. But this smalt section is not the British nation, and the day is not far distant when it will smartly feel that It is not. Toryism, which is, in geueral, conservative of abuses and the darkness that cloaks them, aud destruction of liberty aud the light that promotes it, leans with a quite natural proclivity to the South. And tne “Times,” which does not represent opin ion here, put repeats to the aristocracy of money and rank, what they think or ought to think upon things in geueral, secured to it sell long ago a sort of copyright iu the epi thets of abuse that could be heaped upon the North. But don’t bo afraid of the “Times.” "Tlie one purpose of its existence is to keep the position it holds, aud if money and rank here are against you, it will vituperate you souud ly in its excess of skin-deep anger; but when you are thoroughly successful, it will Hur rah! for you with a lustiness that will aston ish even my American cousins. Nay, it will have the impudence to take its place in the triumphal car of the conqueror, aud bear aloft the banner Inscribed with the motto, “We did it.” But the solid opinion of the nation is with you ; aud the South, so far as England is concerned, tights single-handed. But you will naturally place against this the fact that vessels of war have been built here for the rebel States. It is trne that the case of the Alexandra, brought at length, be fore our highest legal tribunal, the House of Lords, has been decided in a manner nqt sat istactory to the friends of the North. But, I believe, that the decision was based upon grounds purely legal, aud if it does not ac cord with equity, the state of our municipal law, aud not the legality of the decision must be called in question. It turns out, in fact, that the Foreign Enlistment Act, passed in 1819, does not prohibit the construction of vessels of war for fereign states, but, simply, the equip tile at of them. Now, it was decid ed that the Alexaudra was not equipped, hence the ruling of the judges. But when the Act iu question was passed, the construe-, tion ot 6hips of war progressed so slowly, {hat a war might beglu and end, between lay in? down the keel aud the corapletoin ol the ship. Besides it was believed, doubtless, that a vessel must remain inactive in the port in which she was constructed until she had re ceived her equipment. Hence the Act provid ed against the only breach of neutrality likely to occur, that of the equipment of vessels of tvar for foreign states. The case of the formidable rams, recently built by Laird of Birkenhead, is not yet de cided. The Pasha of Egypt, poor man, is to be put to the question, on a matter upon which he has nothing to say, as everybody * knows, very well. Imagine the astonishment of the Pasha, as he rises slowly and with dif ficulty through the fumes of his chibauk, to a comprehension of the fact that he is suspect ed of having ordered the steam rains to serve I his private ends. If Pashas ever laugh, sure ly he will laugli; or, perhaps, in a paroxysm | of wrath he will howstriug the inquisitors. Some months ago I went on board the El Tous saint, so called I suppose, to gain by au eastern name, credit for an eastern destination. And if any vsssel ever bore her purpose upon her front, that certainly appears to me to have all the characteristics ol' a most dangerous and effective weapon. And if the circulating i towers she carries, pierced on one side for two heavy guns can be, as I think they must, called part of her equipment, then most cer tainly that vessel was pariallly equipped for warlike purposes, aud is caught ou the lee shore of the law. But on the iggal question 1 speak with diffidence when doctors thern ! selves so widely differ. What I wish to get understood is that, if private firms dishonor ably engage in transactions which militate against perfect neutrality, they can only be successful from defects iu our municipal law, and not from any waut of desire on the part of the government to maintain that neutrali ty ilniniiiaired. We have news of the capture of Fort Pil low, aud the most atrocios massacre of its de feuders. And it is the universal feeling, here, thatsiuce the republic has accepted the servi ces of coloured soldiers, it is bound to accord to them the same protection as to others, and to assert for them all the immunities aud pri vileges accorded to the vanquished or captur ed iu civilised warlare. This horrible breach of the rules ot modern warfare deserves the swiftest aud severest punishment; still the thought of retaliating upon the South by tii^ punishment of those not concerned in the atrocity may well give praise to your noble President. Hut guerilla successes like that achieved by the rebels at Fort Pillow du not affect the general result of the war. For al ready you have so broken the power of the rebels that they cau no longer point to a clear ly defined boundary; the coasts of the South are watched, aud their outlets almost sealed by your armed ships; the rebels have no ports of importance of which they can claim uadis Duled possesiou, the Mississippi the great ar tery of inland communication is in your bauds; and the locality of the capital of the Confed eracy may iu a few weeks be as indefinite as that of Weissuieblwo. There is, then, no cau-e for despondency on the part of the friends of the Union. And if an Englishman, standing apart from the rapidcurrent of action now rushiug on in the Ne w World, aud freed from the illusions which the excitement and immediate pressure of great events conjure up, sometimes, in the minds of the strongest, expresses his view of the situation as it is to day, it may not be without its interest and use. It appears to me, then, that the causes of the war still exist in scarcely abated force. And if, at the beginning, the war into which the Union has entered with its rebellious cit izens, was just aud necessary, it is not less so to-day. Fur there are still in the field arm ed forces fighting against the constituted au thorities of a government of which those who form these forces are the subjects. Still the interests and base ambition ol the few mislead the many into conflict for a con federacy which would insult humanity and civilization by importing into the nineteenth century Lhe revolting anachronism of a slave republic. The great people of the Union are still asked to submit to the disintegration of their territory, and to confess their inability to protect themselves against the worst re sults of intestine strife. It is stiil demanded of them, at the bayonet's point, to submit to the establishment on llieir frontiers of a pow er which, by the very nature of its institutions, must always be latently or actively hostile.— You are still asked to confess that there are not loyalty aud euergy enough in your repub lic to repress rebellion against its own execu tivt> nnti The crime of high treason against a great nation is still beiug committed; and the ques tion is, has that nation the power, as it has the right to punish tlie criminals aud subject them to the laws. In fact, all the issues raised at the beginning exist still. Your nation appeal- , ed to the legitimate tribunal of opinion as to the principles that should hold sway in the States. Beaten in that high court of appeal, the reiiel States asked lor the sharp decision of force. What, then, remained, aud still re mains, but tbe question, can the great people of tbe Union, ti cl armis, maintain the au thority of the laws aud the integrity of the federation ? Were you not compelled to take up the ground and tlie weapons chosen by rebels, and is uot tlie necessity imposed upon you of carrying on tlie conflict on that ground and with these weapous to the bitter end?— In truth, it seems to me, going back to tbe origin oi this conflict, that tbe Uniou it not fighting its own battle alone, but that of hu manity for ail time. Y'ou are solving the problem whether mankind are capable of self government, whether nations without an-, tocracies, aristocracies or other despotisms can preserve liberty aud order within, and loyalty aud strength enough to repel assaults from without. Y'ou are solving the problem whether the federal government has, at ouc$, flexibility enough to adapt itself to the vari ous conditions of a widely extended territory, and siillicient strength aud cohesion to keep all its parts in due aud proper subordination to tbe central authority. These points are now nub lite, and the result of this conflict will pronouuee the decision. True the couflict in which you are engaged was a terrible alternative, but was it not, aud is it not, the only one ? It is sad that in the j cause of justice, humanity aud ttie legitimate authority of tlie republic, your people should be forced into civil strife. The scythe of war has swept sharply through your land, and de prived mauy homes of their loved oues. And that this terrible struggle must, at best, have its benefits counterpoised by a heavy weight of sorrow and misery, cannot be doubted.— But what can you do ? Is force to go with lawless rebellion, marching on with armed heel to its objects, while the legitimate au thority of tlie State replies with nothing but words ? There are worse things for a great people than tlie death of the bravest of its sons.— Acquiescence in the violence, and fraud that would send away from the Union its territory and people, that would defy the authority of the executive and laws, that would insult a Christian laud in Christian times by the crea tion of a slave, power—that is worse. Your government is that of the people, and is uot the iron oppression of a despot which, restiug ou force, may be resisted by force. The Un ion is not an Austria crushing another Hun gary and Italy. It is uot even an aristocrat! government systematically oppressing a pec pie by unjust exactions and unequal laws. I is tiiat of the nation legislatiug by Its repre sentatives, asking by its executive, aud ac cepting for its guide the deliberately express ed opinion of the majority. The right he longs equally to all—to the South as well a to the North—to assist in the formation o that opinion by the plattorm and the press. To me it appears that, not more by the j us tice of its cause than by the immensity of it resources, the superiority of its military pow er, and its overwhelming preponderance at sea the Union must ultimately bring to reason it rebellious citizens. Outpost successes by tin rebels, or even occasional victories in import ant engagements will uot alter the inevitabli result that must ensue from the great dispart ty ot power and resources. Indeed, my owt opinion is, that the persona! ambition of th< leaders lias much more to do with (he proton gation of the contest, than the interests or pas sious of the Southern people. Slavery for thi muiutainance and extension of which, th< conflict was forced on, is now decaying to at early demise. If then, the South must very soon in any case, accept the sy stem of free la hor, ail motives for the continuance of the wat derived from the interests of the planters, are at an end. And the many have already suffer ed sufficiently for the interests of the few tc make them desire a speedy termination of the contest. Nothing, then, it seems to me, stands between the Union and iuternal peace hut the personal ambition of the Southern leaders. But so long as these men can bring armies in to the Held, and the Union remains true to it self, the contest must proceed. The Union, I feel assured, is not carry ing on this war with the object, and in the spirit of mere conquest, uui wim tue view 01 releasing from me lull 11 - ence of these leaders, the mass of the South ern people, and recalling them to the duty of governing themselves according to the laws of tile Union. Slavery being exorcised from the body politic by the sharp process of civil war, North and South will have iu the future.no such gulf staudiug between them as that which slavery made. Again the Southern people will take their due share in the government of the Union, again give to it able and loyal states men, and North aud South will each derive strength anil greatness from tire other. But, on the other baud, the success of the South would be the commencement of its fall —a fall that would he precipitated by the ef fort to maintain an institution which the laws of God and the rights of man alike condemn. At best it would lie a third rate power, with a powerful aud vigilant neighbor aloug its ex tended frontier; with emisarles active, for con science sake, in sapping and mining the pecu liar institution to its fall; with all the internal weakness which that institution induces,sup posing its maintaiuauce possible; and with a weight of taxation to support the fleets aud armies necessary to its independence, compar ed wim which its fiscal burdens while in the Union would be but trifling. The rebel stxtes occupy, in fact, this position; that if they suc ceed in their object they fail most disaterous ly. and il they fail to attain it they achieve the most substantial success. For the sake of the ■South then, 1 wish success to the Union which is now bravely fighting the battle of liberty, order aud law lor our whole race, in all time. Atd when the Union flag again waves over your natiou from the St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico, and from tlse Atlantic to the Pacif ic coast, let the Executive temper justice with mercy, the act of the strong hand by the gen tleness of the forgiving spirit, and while pre senting a stern Iront to the fomenters of an archic rebellion, oiler the band of a sincere Iriendship, and all the right and privileges of free citizenship to those who return to their allegiance to their nation, its executive and laws. Yours very respectfully, Gzorgk Parry. B. F. HAMILTON &CCL 8uoceuopi to C. H'. Kobin*on X Co. \D OL'LD very respectfully invite all former pa ▼ f trons to the hou-e. aud the public generally to a tree examination of our govda at all time*. With long experience and close attention to the wants of customer*, aud adhering strictly to the CASH SYSTEM, Believing it to be better for the buyer as well aa the seller, we hope to merit a large r* barge of patronage. Several lots of goods to close cheap to make room lor N R \V GOODS. Mr. W. N. Prince, together with the employees in the store are to be retained aud will be happ> to see all their customers m formerly. B V. HAMILTON k CO , Corner Congress aud Preble streets. junelTeodtf PENSIONS! BOUNTIES! -AND t Are obtained for Wounded Soldiers (discharged) and the friends of deceased soldiers w ho are entitled to the same by BYRON D. VEKRILL, Attorney *nd Councilor, il .Vo. 117 liSdle Street. -and Licensed Agent for all the Departments at Washington. Portland, April 23.1864. ap2o cod6m 126 Exchange Street. 126 Hugh H. Pliinney, WOULD inform his frindr and former customers that he has taken the Store No. 126 Srchani/t Street, where he intends to carry on the Stove and Furnace Business, In all its branches. .S TO I KS, of all kinds, of the newest and most approved patterns, Furnaces and Ranges, Tin and Hollow Ware. IriP"*Second hand Stoves bought, or taken in ex* change for new. Stoves. Kahokp. Fur* a cm, and Tin Ware repaired at short notice, in a faithful manner. Grateful for iormer patrouagr, he hopes by strict attention to business, and fair dealing, to receive a generous share of public lavor. raay23dtf II are C li a n c e ! MALE ,{ FEMALE AGENTS WANTED mo travel in all part* of the 8 fate, in a pleasant A and money-making business, on salary or com* mission Our agents are making from *4 to 86 per day. We will send samp es with iu^tructious, on the receipt of 25 cents. 1’Jeasc oall or address 8. II. CUTTING * CO., 229 Congress street, Portland. June 14—dim fNTERNAT10NAL_H0TEL COMPANY. stock subscription. T}LKSON8 desirous of aiding in" the construction A of a first-class Hotel lor Portlaud, are requested to call on Mr M N. Rich, Merchants Exchange, on and aft* r the 29tli inst. when a book will be opened for subscriptions to Htock of the above company.and will remain open until July 20tl>, 1864. June 17.—dim Copartnership Notice. rilHE undersigned have formed a copartnership 1 under the sty c of G I. .-lorer k Co., and tak en the store an.ir'ock of Storcr, Cutler k Co., where they will constantly keep a large slock of goods for a general jobbing business. GEO. L STOKEK. FKED STOKEK, CHAS II MESEKVE, H. E. l.OCKE Portland, July 12, IS 34, jvl8d3w Dean’s Drum Cori a. DEAN’S Drum Corps will promptly attend to all ordersfor Drumming for Parades, Marches, kc. All orders to bo left at I) White's store, Market Square. S. Dean, Drum Major June*" E. 1 HALL, Clerk. Board. A FEW more Hoarders can be accommodated at 72 Dauforth street, two doors above. Brackett, Apply soon. July, ; MISCELLANEOUS. .• . i ; NOTICE -TOTHI I BOOKSELLERS: I \ — AMD — Country Merchants of Me. Wholesale Book Store! —AMD— | PUBLISHING HOUSE. BAILEY AND NOYES, Booksellers and Publishers, Nos. 56 and 58 Exchange Street, Portland, Maine, Are now fully prepared to Supply the Trade! — AT THH Lowest Wholesale Prices/ By .pecial contract, recently made with the Boa ton and New York Publi.her., we are enabled to •apply any and All of the School Books, Uaod in thia State, on The Most Liberal Terms. Hatlngpnrchaaed the Stereott pe Platen from O. L. Saxrork A Co., of thia city, we ahall in fu ture publiih I he v a! uabie Serif, of School Book. heretofore palli.hed by them. Thia aerlea, togeth er with onr former publication., will make thofbl i lowing Liat Norton'*. Weld and Qn&ckenbos' Gram mar, The Progsessive Grammar, By Weld & guackenboe. The Progressive Parsing Book, By Weld k guackenboi. Weld's New Grammar* Weld’s Grammar, (Old Edition.) Weld’s Parsing Book, Weld’s Latin Lessons and Header, Holbrook's First Book in Arithmetic, Jackson's Arithmetic. * B. A N., also pnbliab Hbbiuhak's Ahti-Anul' lap. Stntbh op Rapid Mercantile Writing, In Eight Parta, with printed copies at tha head of each page, in enact imitation of the Autbor'a beau tiful style of PENMANSHIP. We call apodal attention to tboae Mew Writing Books, A# they are admitted to 1m# the most practical Copy Booki ever offered to the public; and they are now being rapidly introduced, having the full endorse ment of the SsperiilttJtit of Psblic Schools of the Stile of Itior. Be.idea the above Hat which wepublirh. ourSpec ial contract* are for the following hook* progressive sene* 01 Headers and Spellers. Hillard's Series of ^Readers ft Spellers. Sargent’s Series of Readers ft Spellers. Colton's ft Fitch's Geographies. Brown's Grammars. Greenleafs Series of Arithmetics. BLANK BOOKS, STATIONERY —AMD— ROOM PAPERS! A FULL ISTOCK Always On Hand ! N. B. —Booksellers or Country Dealers who are not coming to the city, may write to us stating about what amount they purchase at a time, and we will send them a LIST OF PRICES, It wanted. Bailey £z> Noyes, Publishers and Booksellers, SO and 38 Exchange Street, Portland, Ivle. 1 BUSINESS CARDS. PAPER BOX MANUFACTORY. J. R. Libby, MANUFAITURM OP Paper Boxes, Of iitery description, such as Shoe Box' •, Jewelry Boxes, Druggist Boxes, Collar B«- ea, '•belt Boxes, CoticlioJogtcalBoxes, PowderB xes :ard Cases, Cigar Boxes, &c. 144 ML dl 'St., (Cp Stairs) Portland, Me. junelium Dana & Co. Fish and Salt, Luther Dana, i POTtltintl, Woodbury Dana, [ John A. 8. Djna J Mai Ilf. ____Juneldtf J. Smitli tto Oo., M ANUFACTURER* OF Leather Belting, Card Clothing. Loom Straps, Belt Leather Barks aid Sides, I.RATHER TRlMUltfQt, Hanson’s Block, 144 Middle St., Portland, Or st the Osrd Clothing Manufactory, Lewiston. II. M Brkwkr, (jntil.'Jm) D. V. Korea JOIl % T. ROliKRsVto ' Commission Merchants, AND WHOLESALE DIALERS IE Flour, Provisions <fc Groceries, No. 61 Commercial Street, Tohn T. Rogers. 1 . ( iirs. B. KJfS. J PORTLAND. ME. juneld6m Wholesale and Retail. L. DAVIS, Bookseller, Stationer, AED M AHUFACTURIU OF Premium Paged Account Books. PAPER HANGINGS. No. 53 Exchange Street, Portland, Me. Juneldti CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER, Fresco and Banner Painter, No. 144 Mitltllo St reel, PORTLAND, MR. Work executed iu every p*rt of the .State. juneltf RUFUS DUIEAM, Manufacturer and Wholesale Dealer in BRITANS IA —ABD— Plated Ware, A”i». 218 Fore street, Portland Maine. Portland, May 17th, 1*64. mayl7dt1 M. G. WEBB & CO., Wholesale Dealers in Flour, NO. 81 COX.tlERCI.4L STREET, ap!4 PORTLAND, ME. dtf BURGESS, FOBES, &~C0~ MAHl’FAOTCKnBn OF Japan, While Lead, Zine, Faints, And Ground Color*, AID DEALER* IE Drags Medicines, Pa.nts, Oils & Varnishes. Paint and Color Factory, So. 29 Munjoy St., Ofllrr k. Snlrarooius, SO Commercial St,, (Thomap Block.) HlNKY U. Bl’UQEPP. DADTl 4 \ It MV CHABLM S. Fobkp. riMliUI. IB. maylSdtf BLAKE, JONES & CO., FLOUR & GRAIN DEALERS,1 And Re ver* of Western and C adian Produce, 137 Gmmerciai Street, ... Granite Block . Cbarle* BUke, i Henry A. June*, | PORTLAND. K. W. Oagc. ) _ juneldtf JOHN LYNCH~&~C6~ Wholesale Grocers, AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS. Granite Stores, - Commercial street, (Opposite head Widgery Wharf,) John Lynch, \ Vclrg Barker.; PORTLAND, ME. Tho*. Lynch ) juneldtf DOLE & XOODY, GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, And Tb holepale Dealer* in FLOUR, CORN AND PRODUCE, No. 5 Galt Block, Coznmerc'al St, K^LkH»V.M°lSdy. 1 PORTLAND, MK. juneldSm BROWN & CROCKER, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND OKNAMKNTAL NTI CCO AM) MASTIC WORKERS. Oak street, between Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND. EET" Coloring, Whitening, and White-washing promptly attended to. Order* from outoi town to- « licited. juneldtf E. K. LEMONT, Carriage Manufacturer, Preble Stieet, • • Portland, Me. 1 V"Carriagei« anti Sleigh* on hand and made to Offd< r. juuelGdtt C. P. KHIBALL, mAwrrACTrRER or Carriages and Sleighs, Pre)»l«» ntreet, lNear Preble House,) PORTLAND, ME. Stile Rooms, llo and 112 Sutlbury St , Boston, Mass. juoeltf NORTON. CHAPMAN & CO.. V\oui*,4»rv\iu k Produce CommisMuii Brrrhants, and Millers' kmU. Office and Warehouse Xo. 6 Halt Block, Commer cial Street. We offer for sale to the trade, many choice and well-known Bimuds of Hour, from St. Louie.1 linois, Wisconsin, &o.. which we are coustautl receiving. N . C. A Co . are also Aleuts fjr Pittman A Co. a, and otbe»- brand* of manufactured Tobacoo. BT^Caah advance* made on all consignments. Portland, June 1, 1864. juldtf DR. W. R. JOHNSON, DENTIST, lusert* Artificial Teeth on Cold, Silver aud Vulcan ite Rubber, aud warrant* them in all case* to be a perfect tit. Dr. J. also gives special attention to Filling Teeth Office *120} <* ingress street, t wo doors west from the ( ourf klous-* Portland. Juue 1, 1864.—eod2m 63 Removal. 63 J. M. KNIGHT & SON, Commissi o n .Tlrrchants, And dealers in Country Produce, have moved to No. 63 Commercial street. Portland, May 10th, 1864. maylOdtf PARTICIPATION. Portland Mutual Fire Insurance Company. This Company will issue Polices to be free after the payment oi six, eight or ten Premiums at the option ' of the insured and at rates as low as any other Company. The issue ot Free Policies renders it at the least equal if not superior to the participation companies. Office No. 102 Middle St. CHARLES HOLDEN, Free. EDWARD SHAW, Sec. F*bl* dfcwtf. BUSINESS (JAKliS. URADLKV• MOI'LTOX A ROGERS Wholesale Dealers m Flour, Grain and Provisions, 88 Commercial street, Thomas Block, KOBBHT BRALEY, ) "iS1' | PORTLAND, MX. __ ma}3dtf W. W. CARR & CO., Having taken the Fruit Btore formerly qocupied b Q. 8AWYKR. I%o. & Exchange Street, Are prepared to offer to the trade a large and we I selected stock of Foreign and Domestic Fruit! Wholesale and Retail Spruer Cum, Loieafti t'eraon*. tawary Need, taadln, Mmes. Lrm. Syrwp, H.uey, Crwuea. c-e-u \wm. I I,./ h!i Nutfc all kind., Dales, Raisins. Tubaieu, sardine*. Cigars* Fancy Candles ef all deeerlfstlen oct9 dtf ERA WINN, Agent, No. 11 Union St.., It prepared to famish STEAM ENGINES and BOILERS, of various sixes and patterns, Sts» Pip ui rulirt*, liil Gnariuo Shfliv, Pill«y>,h. Light House Work of all description#, and all kind# of work required in building Fortification#. Iron Stairs and other Architectural Work. Houses, Stores, and other buildings, fitted with Qas and Steam in the best manner. -Aw00.®11®®11011 with th®*t>ove 1* to Iron Foundrv with a large assortment of Pattern#, to which the attention of Machinists, Millwrigbts.and Ship-Build hortVa?ti.<“<‘ „ nT“Order» for Machine Johblag, Pattema and Forgiaga, promptly executed. oddtf SINGER’S SEWING MACHINES! WOODMAN, TRUE * CO., AGENTS, *4 u4M.Middle Itml. Heediesand rrlmmingsalways oahand auhistf A CARD. DR. S. C. FERNALD. DENTIST, No. 176 Middl Street. Rarmaaacse.Drt. Baooaand Baasua rortlaad.lIay26.im. lf Dr. J. H. HGALD HAV1M0 disposed of hit entire interest m hit Offiee to Dr. 8.C FERNALD, would cheerful!) rooeommend him to his former patients tnd the pub lic. Dr. Fbksalo. from long experience. I* prepar ed to insert Artificial Teeth ou the " Vulcanite iiasa ’ and allother methods known to the pro'ession Portland. May 24. Idl ' ,, W««\) AMI LtlAl CHEAP FOR CAJSH ! STRING MOUNTAIN. LLHM.II, IIF.ZII.T<>\ SUGAR LOAF, OLD COMPAN V I.KHIl.il. LO CUST MOUNTAIN JOHNS. DIAMOND. \t MUS TER and BLACK UKaTH. These floats are of the very best r,umlity, well screened au-l picked. sac warranted to give satisfaction. Also lor sale best of HARD AND SOFT ROOD, delivered to any part of the elly. OmenCoMMxaciAL St., header Franklin Whan. 8. R(H Nl» A SON. feblfi dly WARREN’S IMPORTED F IKE AND WATER-PRO Of FELT COMPOSITION, -A5TD travel Roofing FOR FLAT ROOFS. HEHSEYp Ag;pnt| Jaa% dtf No. 16 Union Street. ALBERT WEBB St CO„ -DIALHI IM - Corn, Flour and Grain, MIA!) or UUIU'I WHARF. C.mai.relal Straws.. - Ptrtlaad, Ms. _ laSMf EDWARD H. BURGIN, WHOLkSALB DBA I EK IS Corn, Mea\ and Flour. Also, Ground Rock Salt. CoiniiiiKMion tlerulianf won rritcHAPE awi» pal tor Barley, Rye* and Oats. BT*< art loaded with Corn in bulk free of oharge. D un-house No. 130 Comnierrlal St eel. And City Mill*, Deeriug Bridge. JlielMdla JOHN F. ANDEK90N, Surveyor and Civil Engineer, OFFICE, CODVAX BLOCH, mchlTd&wtf Tkmplk Stskkt. Scotch Canvas, -fO» SA LI IT JAMES T. PATTEN A CO., Bath, He. OAA BOLTS Superior Hleaohad 1 AvAJ 300 do All Long flu “Gov-1 .. _ ernmeut ooatraot," i 1 300 do Extra All Lone flu [ Arbroath. 800 do Navy Fine ) Delivered in Portlud of Boeton. Bath. April*). IMS apMdtl M. PEARSON, Silver Plater, AID MAIUrACTURII Of SILVER WARE, 238 Congress 8t.,Opp. Court Rouse Portland,Me All kind* of WAKF, such u Knives, Fork* Spoons, Cike Baskets, Castors, kc., mated in the beet manner Al*o. REPAIRING and RE-FINISHING Old Silverware. jan29 d6m REM O VAl7 DR. NEWTON HAS removed his residence to No. 37 Middle Street, corner of Franklin street. Office a* heretofore, No. 116 Exchange Street, in Noble’* Block, up stairs. Office hours from 9 to 1C A. M . from 2 to 3. and from 8 to 9 o’clock P. M. Dr. N. will continue, in connection with general •Peci*1 Attention to DISEASES O* WILLIAM A. PEARCE,' P Id IT M B E R ! MAKER 09 Force Pumps and Water Closets, NO. 1*4 EACH * NOE STREET, PORTLAND, ME. Warm, Cald and Hhowrr Baths Wash Bowls, Brass A Silver Plated Cocks, EVERT inscription of Water Fixture, for Dwel ling House., Hotel., Public Building., Shop,. Ac., arranged and set up in the be.t manner, and all orders in town or country faithfu'lv executed. All kind* of Jobbingpromptiyattended to. Con.tant'v on hand LEAD PIPES. SHEET LEAD and BEER PUMPS of nil description. apt) dtf Th«* Uht-Hpesl Ag«*acjr FOR collecting all classes of claim, arising from the war is that ot the “MAINE WAR CLAIM ASSOCIATION," In which the expense, are controlled by a disinter ested Executive Committee. Apply in person, or by letter, to GEORGE E EMERY, over the Portlud Poet Ottee, 3d etory dawly I merchandise, Iluckmetuck Ship Timber. OAK. Uackinetack. and Hard Wood Clank Trer naila Irom lk to IM iuchea, Treenail Wedge, j *«. *>y l. taylor. ’ june28d3m Gal tv Wharf, Portland Treenails. ; 100,000 ,rt!;>-,,AK ««**«■•. •» SIMjNTON k KNIGHT, I „ . . . T3 Commercial Wharf, i Portland, Jane 13, Hot. junelhdtr j ••Honey." i W TCS PRIME Cl HA HONEY, for Bale In bond ! # on duty paid. THOMAS ASENCIO A CO. June 10.—iadtf Sugar and Molamio. ■ 300 HUGS. I CHOICE MLSLOVADO BU »TCS. j GAK. 3T1 HU us superior Mu'cnvado, and 3 TCS Clayed Molae.de. il BBLS from sierra Morena, •>ow lauding and lor rale by I ito.vi ao ASENCIO A CO., 1 rna>Cuatom House Wharf. Sierra morena molasses. q‘»~UUD8 . Tl FRH.A CHO,CS S,KKRa -MORENA M BBLS *J molasses, Now lauding from Brig "C. U. Kennedy" THUS. ASENCIO A CO , May 8. tf c. M Wharf. Scotch CauvMsa. 1i}( ) bolts—from the factory or David Cor ^iVT aar A Sou*, Leith-a aail cloth ol auperior juauty—just received per "Jora”, aod for *aie hv „ n«A.a M^OIEVEKY. RYAN ft DAVIS, ’ mchKdtf 1«1 I nmtoerolal Street. WANTS, LOST,FOUND Lost. OTKAYED from the paature of Mr. } rancis Rob tsertr. rt .-it brook, ian montn, a three year od gray ( oil, aiaall aiae; whoever wil return mm or g ye in formation w here he may be found, will t e volubly rewarded, by calling at No. .# spring St rortUftd, J.ly M, n«i&*a8 Si rayed. LNROM the pasture in Searboro’. a grav Mare be A tween ..A ana *even tean old, a little lau.e m tue leu bind oot, aud having a mark ol "Svratch oa on the right hind fool. W h ever will return *aid mare to MAKliN FLANGAN, Grand Trunk Pai «enger !>• not. will tie hand*on.alv rewaid jylSdlw • SiiliMtilnte Wanted ! IUf K subscriber wishes for a mix'Hue in tbe Army for >h «e rear- or tbe war He nn.i beacit.rro, nulsabj ct toaraft. believing that tbe r, belli, u cac and wilt be put doss by the L'uiou Aruti s. tnd ready aud desirous of doing his p.rt iuthiswcrk A veteran would be preferred A ressouable buuus ia addition to the Mate tcaa tv and aid from tbe rily, will be paid to aucb a -ub Substitutes. A HV one wanting a Mi osmu c, for one or three -»■ jr»r-, can be supplied wilh one uy calling upon ”• M. Todd. Hair-lrresser, corner ot kaiddle and Exchange afreets. fcJP One who believes tbe Rebellioe'ean ^e ^’nt down by the L mou forces, F JalflMlw' Iafonwitioti Wanted. WHsLlAM rOLUSS. WILLIAM GODARD ana JoHk K. LACE!. who were supposed «# ue unlive* ot 1 ortiniid, having died tu the Luitea stn o* serviev, their It* irs emu hear of vnlunhle infor mnuott uu application in person rr hr !e ter to HKADLOKl) * BARMOS, , , „ No. K8 Exchange *ir«*at. jujy»xi& w iw 1'ortJand. Me. Wauled* A8ITL AT ION aa Book keeper, by one w*o ha* bJ:b ****** *nd prtc tb« *rt of B h k-k en in* holesale Store pretend Laal of reference given hrijut'e at No 84 Exchange street rortiaud. July tJ, lftfti. * jal>7dtf W Miit^d* A SIIliAT!°5 wint£d * vonng min, in a wholesale store. Bc«t of ref reue® given. le<iaire of A B II jLDEN. office u**ar Test Office JJ4 dow Want r<l I ■nint‘tliait‘1). AS Agent of either sex in every town and village to . nga-e in a light aud printable bUMoess. by wui jh from si 00 to #13 per week can bo made. Per* •*"*vln* '-'-“re evenings can make r.om 60c to •1.00 per evening. A sample with full particular., sent by mail to all who eucl -ee one 3 cent stamp * A. C. bPALl.DIM. A i o . jiioelldAwln West Hampstead. S. II. Compositors* Hanlrd. (l!S*'.*r lwu ■’lr“ c,“" fsmala competitors will y Hudcon.uulempioymenl. and theb gh.wtrales ^^[{‘•“"/."“ni'l'licaiion at THIS olFIcE. sM Reward ! (QToLEN from tbe subscriber on Tuesday Even r',!0* 'iThL* 18 l’1.erc® " tucli°n mom. a Galt Skiu I'nS*!* k cootalng *M in moner. a non- against tbar e« Hoegdon Gorham, lor *60.and .ne against barite Hooper for *11. Tbe above reward will b etE'-’ °r ,ht ***:'’ *“<»«- ■»*« Tune « — tf *iFORCE. BFf’K Board. QUITS of Rooms, with Board, can be obtained by s.8*'p|y1?# immediately at 30 Dauforth street. *»> 11111 ■_ maylsdtf A. & 8. SHURTLEFF & CO., VOS. VI & M MIDDLE STREET, PORTLAND. Manufacturers and Dealers in Men * Boy*’ and Youth’* Thick. Xip and Calf Boots, Women’* Miaaea and Children’s Ooat. Kid and Call Balmoral*. Hubbers 8ho© diook, Findings, &c. \\ri rU our superior facilities for manufacturing ▼ f ami a large exrerieaee in the business, we i we are able to sell as low as iu Boston or elsewhere | Dealers are respect f*i|y invited to call and ex aameusrstoefc before purchasing. ■ar" orders bv mail promptly attended to. Portland, April 23. 1—It. voticeT^ W5- ,h* nuderalgned having sold onr -took ol , »"d ''> <’1’ lo M SWT Kau.lalt. UcAhs tji f |Lo., do cheertu’ly recommend them to onr former customer*. Ad person* having demands against us are requested to pr» sent tt>eua lor sett»* meut. and all per on* indebted to us ar« rrnue-ted to maki immediate payment at the old stand where on#* ol the undersigned may be found tor the present. „ SAWYE* * WHITNEY. Portland. June 6. ltttt. junelSdftw Coal and Wood? ritllE .ub-eriber having pnrehawd the Mock ol A < oal ant Woo i, axil t.kxx *h- "tai.il r.Celitlv oocupied by Me-vr.. ,r.,.r g U kitm*,. head o't wume II tnr/. are now ptepartd to suj ply their former I'Sium, and the pub ic generallv, with a tine a,aortmeul of H ELL PICKED AfTD SCREENED Old t orapmiy Ohiek, Sugar I.oat l.eliigh. Huzelton la-high, lax-lint .Mountain. John's " hilt- and Red As-h, Dianioud and l.orlrerry. Together with the best quality of Cumberland Coal ! A Superior Coal for Black smith.*. Also, Hard and Soli Wood. Delivered to order in any part of the city. The former customers of If tears Sawyer k Whit ney ©re respectfully invited to give ns * call. . KAN DAI.I*. Me AisLlSTEK ft CO. I ortlaud. June 13 1*W4 -dly Tallc about Hats! JUST SEE HARRIS' NEW STYLES. June 4—dtf Al* 0°*?- •• •'“rttand. W ithin »d for the < oanty ol Cumberland, on the hr-t r»,s day of July, in the \ oar of our Lord eight. _ocn hundred aud sixty-.our. SAM* Els II bK.M»BlTh\ , having presented hiw petition, representing that Solomon 1 haver. !a » ol i upland. in said C\ uuty. deceased. uni in hi* bn time make a l« gai contiav to Convey to True Braa bnry, certain real estate described iu said petition and praying that authority nay be given to the ex tcutrix of th9la*t will end testament of said Solo uion rhayer to execute the necessary drwds to car ry *aid contract iuto elect. It net Urfhrwl, That the said Petitioner give no tice to all persons interested, bv causing notice tc be published ne week iu the Maint State Press, and i Nrvea days in the Daily l’res*. pnut< d at Portland. ! that they may appeal at a Probate C ourt to be held at said Portland, on the third Tuesday of July next, at ten of tht clock iu the forenoon, and show cause, if auy they have, why the saute should not be grant ed. JOHN A. WATERMAN, Judge. A true copy. Attest. ErtiEXE HUMPHREY, Register jilylidtdtiwlw* CLOTHING. HEMOVAL. JOSIAH BURLEIGH HAS KKMOYKD TO NEW STORE, EVANS* BLOCK, Nos. 141 & 143 Middle Street. JOSIAH BURLEIGHj Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Cethiof.Coths, Tailors' Trimming, -AND GENTLEMEN’S FURNISHING GOODS, I Slot. 141 A 144 Middle Street. JOSIAH BURLEIGH, Agent for o'^Ter k Uaker'eoelebrated Sowing- Machines, No, 141 A 143 M'ddle Street. NATHAN GOOLD Will suy to his friend* that h« may be found at Bur leigh's, No. .41 & 143 Middle street, where he will be plce-cd to wait upon his former customer*. Portland. March 24. 1864. <jtf JUST RECEIVED I 1UHXVXS BOND, HmmLSR? ,htirrto" “d r*c**’*4 • Ur«* ELEGANT STYLES c Tu O T H SI ! are prepared to Show Them to Their Ctutcaeri. A l«o, Clothing & Furnishing Goods, In Ureal Variety, -AT ZSIiddle Street. _ maySif L. S. 10-40 LOAN \ FIRST NATIONAL HANK —— OF PORTLAND, DESIGNATED DEPOSITORY -OF THft— UNITED STATES. Thu Bank is prepared to receive; sub-eriptioaa for the new “TEA FORTY I.OAIV,” which It dated March I, I'M. bearing Interact at Sr* per cent, a year. Payable in coin. redeemable at the pleasure or the Government alter ten years, and parable In forty yeara from date. Interest on Bonds not over one hundred dollars payable annsally, and on all other Bonds semi annually. Bonds can be had ia sisee of *h0, Slop, *600, *I6oo. WM. EDW. OODLD, mcM1 d» _ Cashier. ItJeorse IV. Hanson, GOLD & SILVER PLATER, T» .Middle Street, Portland, .Me. A share of patronage respctfnlly solicited sad «atisfactiou given. Order* from the country promptly attended to. Addrew (ieorgo W Hannon, 74 Middle street, Room No 10. up «taini, Portland, Me. Jnue 14—f!3m UP-TOWN SHOE STORE! SAMUEL BELL. 353 CONGRESS ST., HAb c-instantly on band a large and well select ed ntock of Boots, Shoes, And ALL ART»t Lat IN THAT LIS*. fbr • 1 • "•« of Hi**?' and Chtitiit u to vli l b< in vite* the ittentio*. oi Uk«p about t«» make Lt r^haee# a* haviuK uo ot the beat in li e «o . c«*t. a * or* and Repairing done *th neatLos and «!ia paten. Port cm! Juno .il —dfonagl copartnership Notices — ARD — BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENT THE subscribers bavin.- on the Trh day *f May formed a ropartnerthip under the uaniu of Mci'iarlhy k Berry, .For the purpose of enrr) lag on tha BOOT AND SH)E BUSIRESS U til it* branch?* and bn loc aW the faci.iitew fer get log upnrncliM «rorkf» gcutlviueu *u<« lad**#, wea.. art now r* ad> to txrcuir all order, w tb raat “**•' and utepatch Our work will he made of tr»« r ^t ot imported, toek. bv »lu L?*t of workmea. and warrant to gir* pt r tot (a’iafactit n. It » oar aim that a ur Wor.. •ball not be mtcdU to any in the Usii* ed dtate*. We hav? a’go comp’eteti a *tock of r*Ddr*made work ot the tteat qualify, ior Ladiiva, Oontl-men, and Children’a Wea Selected from New York aud Bo-ton markali Our Ladle.’ work is from the or lebraled Burli Vn-u./od r*ol b?w ^ ork. f or teetit'i irt n‘<* w. at w? hare tlte boat t««ortvent ever o(er tl lor sale la this e'tv ; such •• U e Flench . Paten! Leather Itootv; c-luvr t.ait aid Cal. (on *n>s l„r ge..tl. m, U S »e»r; l’«t D| Leather Co» era**, aud t alt C .ngrts* Baimoral. and j ew French Buck a Boot*. ».U,’L*'.»u.<"l'"'be"'>w PR'MFFP-FEOHl (. Kl.E HO • 1, bow mu!? by M< tir hy ft ►'rr ry ’ For nta’ni—.. comi* r» ai d beaut* . it >urp**-ea auvtbii g ever got up Ip ’hi* city. Twl ard are it; aamplea ala a. a on band at the old • anu of M Me* tftrthjr. McCarthy & hcrrv. Vo. 96 Eirhange Street. Jnneldti STATE t'OLLLEE Agriculture and Mechanic Arts ! I’llF. undersigned, ('ummitsicrera appointed un der a resolve of the la>t Legit aiure. au aeth-r • red and d -ecteu bv »a>a resn.ve lo iu In-and r • cene dune ions aud benefaction* u aid ot the pro ostse-t •!v/rr/e for the beuehi vl .-Igrico tare and tk, t/«c»a«*, erir.” and lose eive p.oposaie tor the lecation iFertof. h.-roby g re not c. it at t e> *ra prepared to receive .ucli doua'ions te.e!>«tt< ns and proposal*, and re-c eat tha’ all c-watnmiira lou* touching the same vo be made I ofor. the Hrsi« ay of September next, addressed to the u- ders g ed. YYM O. L’KonBY, tmtas:. WM.O I'kit.-bY, tIOSK* H EATON. SaMltt F rKHLKY. julySdSwto aeptl To Whom it Vlxy I'uneeia f|(HK follovrlug goods received per steamer Chest A peake. from New York via Halifax. Hatch 31, is-4, still remain ut calle ' tor Tteetrera are re ■ Inest* d to C-til at once ana settle the freight, gt ner ai aversg. and o'Fer charges on sa'd good* aid take »hem away; oth-raise thev vtih beiold to pay tail chare- • itea-stieid YYoolen r*oit*p«iiv n*ees Woolen Cloth. O’athc-e A f’aterhil yuehec, 1 o X Hardware. Uuknowu, 1 bale H -doing Nat ralrocr, Uamari-e.-tt* 10boxes «oap. E. l’o-ter a to. tju- b c IT box s Spice*. No mark l rase Kn ckenc* l nknovau Ssinali Clocks .... . emery a fox. July 13. ISM —dlw Notice. THIS day I glee to mi two sons, E. .1 and Chaa. Randall, Heir lime, to act aid trad for them solve*; 1 shall not claim their vaages or pay their debt*. r t RASP/LL. Kir rFalls.Me. Witness. Msry I’lllsbary. '(ary *. I’Ulsbnry. June 27.1304. JuanS9

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