Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 5, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 5, 1867 Page 1
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• . 4 i : & i f . i j * * £ ’I -* ' tf yr>J.n. i >'•< tit-. » )£. . ■■ -i. • , . i :i ’ '* f'.« ' * -’ I . > * *• • ; i4» ■' •* * • M > / i ; * • • > »t _ __ _, *_ _ * *< __:_^ s. Mst"uune* June », iw». o._PORTLAND, TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 5, 1867. ^ T*rm>m»ti>ouar.v„<nmum .. TAIL PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Is pnbk.'hcd everyday, (Sunday excepted.) at No. 1 Printers' Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. POSTER, Proprietor. Terms Eight Dollar* a year fn advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS. Is publisliedat the amc place every Tliursjay morning at $2.00 a year, nvariahly iu advance. Kates of advertising.—one inch oi space,in Oiiglli ol column, constitutes a “square.’' 50 uer suuare daily first week ; 75 cents per m k alter; three insertions, o>' less, $1.00; contiuu .2 every other day after first week, 50 cents. Hall square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one w ek. $l.oo; 50 cents per week alter. Under head of “AMFBEMEKTa,” $2.00 per square pe w eek; three insertions or less, $1.50. special Notices,$1.25 per square lor the first in •e 'tiiin. and 25 cents per square for each subsequent nicrtton. Advertisements Inserted in the “Maine State P : ess” (which has a large circulation in every prr of ’>e Statelier $1.00 per squart*for firstinserti- n‘ and 0cents per square for each subsequent iiub.r troui BUSINESS CAKI»S. “ C. J. schumachekT FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at the Drujj Store of Messrs. A. G. Schlotter heck & Co., SOU Congress 111, Portland, Hr, jal2dtf One door above Brown. H. M.BRE WER, (Successors to J. Smith & Go.) Muuincturrr of l.enlher Belling. Also lor sals Bolt Leather, Backs & Bides, Lace Leather, B1VKTN and BUBS, »opi3dtt n 311 CougrcHM Street. W. JP. FREEMAN & CO., ii Upholsterers and Manufacturers ol FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, N«. 1 Ulnpp’o Black- fool Ukealnnl Street, Poi'llttud. AJ. Freeman, D. W. Deane, c. L. Quinn v. _ugioti n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manutacturcrs and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can be tound in their S*W BUILDING ON LIKE II., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will be pleased ro sec all their former customers and receive orders as usual. aujjl7dtl' n CHASE, CRAM k STURTEVAWT, GKENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgery’s Whurl, Pobixand, Mb. octlOdtt HOWARD & CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M 1NE. Office No. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, jyfitI n Nathan Cleaves. iK. FJBAIfSUA, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Manufacturer ot Silver Ware, Temple, Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n A . WILBUR <£• CO.— 112 Trenton t Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in dEUin and ARffiRlCAN ROOFING SLATES, of all colors, and slating naile. Careful attention paid to shipping._n aug22-0m BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Law, 949 CON«BSI» STREET, Chadwick Mansion, opposite United States Hotel. Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury._nov utt 1 . D. M Sweat Deering. Milliken & Co., ! Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, angul-dtt Portland, Maiue. JOSEPH STORY Penrhyn Marble Co. Manufacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Cuimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops. Importer and dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and Bronze Stntuetis And Busts. Glass Slnnics ami Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases ami oilier wares. 112 TBEMuNi STREET Studio Building _augffl—41m n BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, ■ OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d story *, Entrance on Ex change street. O. F. S1IEPLEY. jyfltl A. A. STROUT. il. IV. UO]3IXSVJST, ~ Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, *J49 Congress Street. Jan 4—dti PEKCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Bloch , Couyress Street, Two Door, above 1‘reblc Hoik, POUTXANP, ME. uovlO tf DAVIS, MESERVE, HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobbers of Dry Goods and Woolens, ina*' 18 Free hirer),] F. DAVIS, ) I.:S“2 [ PORTLAND, MR E. CHAPMAN. I_nnvil'65'lir IF. PHILLIPS <£ CO., Wholesale Druggists, mo, 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtl JOIIX IF. PAX A, Counsellor and Attorney at Law,! No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 0—dtf JIOSS & FMENY, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL STUQOO AMD MASTIO WORKERS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Coloring, Whitening and White-Washing pronipt . y attended to. Orders trom out oi town solicited. May ri—dtt S. L. CARLETON, . X- . \ '■ I - . r',\ . \ <Ui* - • ATTORNEY AT LAW, Marled Square. Sept 24—dtt „ A. E. a C. H. HASKELL, DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions, Wr»l India Casila, Ilf at,, aCi, AT LOWEST CASH PRICES. 3(11 CougreM St, I*«riland, Air. Jau5 dtf WM. W. WHIFFLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE, rOETDAND, ME. aag2____ tt SMITH Ae CLARK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, Kill FORE STREET, J“‘ll , dtt w. w. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, „ .#Jc,if1>WK'K Hocbe,] Covaress Street. oet6-dly H. 31. PAYSOK, STOCK mtOKlut. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND ME D021dt! Lewis FIERCE, Attorney,and Conuselloi at Law, No. 8 Clapps Block- ju)2t BYRON D. VEUUILL, Counsellor at Law No. 18 Bn Btrvet. JttlH BUISNESS cakds. JOHN E. DOW, Jr., Attorney and Counsdlor at Law, JAUNCEY COURT, I W all Street, ----- New York City. Cj&^'Cominissioner for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf WILLIAM A. PEAKCE, PLUMBER! MAKER OP Force Pnutps and Water Closets, "“™- ,old mm* Sbawer Baths, Wash Bowls, Brass and Milrer Plated Cocks. ol' Water Fixture for Dwelling ™or8ei‘',,H?lel,“ Pul,lh' Buildings, Ships, etc., ar? ranged and set up in tlie test manner, and all orders in town or country faithfully executed. Constantly on hand Lead l’ipea and Sheet Lead and Bee- Pumps of all kinds. Also, Tiu Hoofing, Tin Cooductors and ,Une d“,lc 1,1 ft>e best manner. IBrAU kinds of Jobbing promptly at ended to NO. ISO FOBS ST., Portland, Me. ___d3m CUlBCUILb, BROWNS A M A NOON, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, PORTLAND, MAINE, —AT— janlg lm No. Udia Street, Beaten. W. U. WOOL tl: SON, BROKERS, — — Tore Street. J. B. HUDSON, JK.^ ARTIST. Studio No 301 1-2 Congress Street. ty Lessons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtf CLOU&MW <£ STEVENS, ~ WHOLESALE DEALERS IN W. I. Goods and Groceries, No. 3 Long Wharf, Foot of Exchange St., 1a2Gd3w»_ PORTLAND, ME. J. DOW Sc SON, . PORTLAND,.MAINE, MANUFACTURERS OF Saif Oak Crop Sole Leather, Bough and Finished “Backs” & “Bides,” TO It BELTING l Also, Boiler Hikins, Wax Drain. Dalit aad Calf Leather. £3T'Orders for Lea. Belting tilled on most favorable terms* jan31dlw&wtf THOS. K. JOMES, SIGN PAINTER, successor to yru. oafex, at present at OSGOOD’S, 19 MARKET SQUARE. Itelers as specimens of his work to the following signsLowell & beater, Bailev & Noyes, Ocean In surance Co., anil others on Exchange street; CroB man & Co., Schlottcrbeck & Co., Lowell & benfer, and others on Congress street; W. T. Kilbom * Co., A. D. Reeves, and others on Free street, juuadlm* ^^— BUILDING. LUMBER, Wholesale and Retail. BOARDS, l’lank, SI inglcfc anil Scantling ol all sizes constantly on Imml. Building material sawed to order. ISAAC DYER. auglltf_ No. 9J Union Wharf. A BCmTECTUBB * KIYQVJNJHEK1JVG. Messrs. ANDERSON. DONNELL * CO., have mad® arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in future carry on Architecture witu their business as Engineers.' Par ties intending to build are invited to call at theii office, No, 306 Congress street, and examine eleva tions and plans ol churches, banks, stores, blocks ol buildings, frc.__ J IS WM. II. WALKER, 241 COMMERCIAL. STREET, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent ior the State for II. W . JOHNS9 Improved Roofing, For buildings ol all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECKING. ROOKING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing all kinds of roolk. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT tor iron and wood work, Metal Root's, &c. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roofs. BLACK VARNISH, for Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, c rcular, prices, *Src. f urnished by mail or on applications the office, where samples and testimonials can be seen. sepl2dtf COOPER Jb MORSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and friends that they liavc resumed business at their OLD STAND, torner of Market find Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Gaiue, That the market affords, and it will be their earnest andeavor to serve their customers with promptness and fidelity. decl dtf French Language and Literature TAUGIIT BY PROF. LEON DE MONTIER, FROM France; graduated in the Academic dc Par is Universilie de France. Laic Professor iu the French Language and Literature in the McGill Uni versity and High School of Montreal. Canada East. Prof. LEON <le MON TIER begs leave to say that ho is prepared to give Lessons in the above impor tant bruuceli of modern education, both in Schools and private fhmiliet. Classes may also be formed by gentlemen and ladies desirous of acquiring a thor ough knowledge and the fluent speaking of the French Language. Prof. L. de M.’s method of teaching French will smooth in a great part the difficulties of beginners, whilst to more advanced pupils he will impart a pro ficiency ol speaking, together with the pure Parisian accent, so deservedly esteemed by ail well educated Iconic. Nothing shall be wanting on the part of Prof. L. de M. to enable his pupils to make the most, rapid pro gress, and by his exertions to speak the French lan guage in the shortest time. Applications as to the terms may be made by letter or otherwise, at 52 FrceSt, or at Messrs Dailey & Noyes Book store, Exchange at. References are kindly permitted by the following: In Portland.—Rev, Dr. Dalton, comer South and Spring Sixeets; Rev. E. Belles; Dr. Fitch, 87 State Street; Dr Chadwick 295 Congress Street ; Dr. Lud wig ; G. O. Files Esq. Principal of Portland Acade my. January 10. dtf ». W1J3&JLUW tU.S NEW GROCERY 1 HAVING moved into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and fitted it for a FIRST CLASS GROt'ERV, we beg leave to return our thanks to our numerous patrons tor past favors, and Inform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for felling the best of BEEF, aud all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, we nave added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, aud hope by selling the best of goods At the Lowest Cash Prices! to merit a lair share of i>atronagc. The same atten tion as heretofore paid to orders for Meats and Vege tables for dinners. Cart will call for orders every morning if* desired. S. WINSLOW & CO. No. 28 Spring Street Market. 8. WINSLOW. C. E. PAGE. January 11. dCm HANSON & WINSLOW’S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, Plough Manulaetory, WF. would inform tbe public that wo are prepar ed to furnish Castings of every description to order at short notice. We now have on baud an as sortment of Window Weights. Sled Shoes aud other castings. er_ Wo are prepared to furnish Castings for Rail Road Companies and Ship Builders. Also, Waning, Jointing, Matching and Sawing promptly done J. W. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. 96 York t*t., Head of Smith’s Wharf. Jar. 1—d _'___ New Store—Just Open. BLUNT-* FOSS, DEALERS IN Builders Hardware, NailsfG!ass, Wooden Ware I DOORS, SASH AND BLINDS, aud CARPEN i TEKS’ TOOLS in Great Variety. On between Hampshire & Franklin Sts. Jas. I*. Blusx. ja34d3m* Jas. A. Foss. GREAT DISCOVERY I bogkrs' Excelsior Pain Curer. The Best Preparation Ever Made For tlic following Complaints: ALL NERVOUS and NEURALGIC PAINS, PLEURISY PAINS, RHEUMATISM, TOOTHACHE, HEADACHE, EARACHE, STIFF NECK, diphtheria, SORE THROAT and AGUE. Also Invaluable in all cases of Sprains and Bruises. Trv it and you will lie satisfied. Manufactured and sold wholesale aud retail by W. W. Rogers, Hampden Corner, Maine. Sold in Portland by 11. H. HAY & CO., w holesale and retail. jal2dCm* DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent, will be paid the stockholders*’, the Tug Warrior at the otliceof J. S. Winslow, January 15ih. janlOdtt _ J' S-WINSLOW, Agent. Waterville Classical Institute. THE spring Term will begin on MONDAY, Feb ruary nth. F ir particulars apply to tbe Principal, or send for Ca alogue. J. H. HANSON, Jan 15—£awd&w4w Principal. COPAKTNEltSllIP. Copartnership Notice. THE copartnership heretofore existing under the lirm name of MifTene, Haskell A- Chase, expires this day by limitation. ’ authorized to settle tho anairs of the concern. J. C. STEVENS, M. E. HASKELL, A. E. CHASE. A copartnership has this day been formed between the underiigned, under the lirm name of STEVENS, LOUD A HASKELL, for the purpose of transacting a Wkolesale Boot and Skoe Business, -AT — Store No. 33 Commercial Street. formerly occupied by Stevens, Haskell & Chase.. J. C. STEVENS, •TuliN N. LOUD, „ ,, , „ , . M. £, HASKELL. Portland, Feb. 1, 1867. fcb 4 d2w Coparttsership Notice. AP. MOHGAW has this day retired from the •linn ol MORUAN. DYER & CO. in favor of K. JVI. RICHARDSON, and the business hereafter will he conducted under ihe firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At the old stand, Ko. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business in W. I. Goods, Groceries, Floor nod Pro visions. R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, „ J. E. 11ANNAF0RD. Feb 2—d3m Copartnership. Malcolm f. hammond and fessfnden v. CARNEY, are admitted as partners from this date. The firm will be SHAW, HAMMOND A CARNEY, And we shall continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision business, at toe old stand,No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW ^Portland, Feb. 4,1867. lm Copartnership Notice.. MR. LEANDER W. FORES is admitted a partner in our lirm from this date. , . ,,, BURGESS, FORES & CO. febldlm Copartnership Notice I THE undersigned have formed a Copartnership under the Ann name of the, Paris Flauritis Company, and have taken the Paris Mills "formerly carried on bv Messrs Woodman* Co. at South Paris, Me. Mr. Charles Bailey of the former Arm will remain at So. Paris, and Messrs Crawlord & Morgan, may be found at 143 Commercial St. Portland. All orders, and remittances, should be addressed to ! o TUnrlns Co., and sent cither to South Paris or Portland, where we shall keep con stantly on hand a full assortment of our Flour. CHARLES BAILEY, FRANKLIN CRAWFORD, ANDREW P. MORGAN. Portland, Jan. 14th 1807 jan 14d*w3w Dissolution of Copartnership. THE copartnership heretofore existing under the Arm name of Barbour & Hasty Is this day dis solved by mutual consent. W. F. BARBOUR, ANDREWS HASTY. Portland, Jan. 14, 1867. uopartnersntp Notice l THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the Arm name of Hasty & Kim ball. andhews Hasty, G. P. KIMBALL. Portland, Jan. 14,1867. janlBdSw Copartnership Notice THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the lirm name of EVANS & BAYLEY. for the purpose of carrying on the Crockery and Fnrniture Business in all its branches, and have taken a leaso ol stores Nos-1 & 2 Free Street Block. ARAD EVANS, RAFAEL A. BAYLEY. Portland, Jan 1, 1867. JanMdtf Copartnership Notice. THE copartnership heretofore existing under the firm name of GEO. T. BURROUGHS A CO., expired this day by limitation. GEO. T. BURROUGHS, H. B. MASTERS. JOHN B. HUDSON. Portland, Jan. 8, 1867. Having purchased the stock and good will of the late firm of GEO. T. BURROUGHS & CO., I shall continue the FURNITURE BUSINESS at their old stand, LANCASTER BALL, md by prompt attention to the wants ot enstomers, (hall endeavor to merit a continuance of their pat ronage, which I respectfully solicit. CHA8. R. WniTTBNORE. Portland, Jan. 9,1867. dtf Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the style ot SMITH & CLARK, lor the purpose ot conducting business as wholesale dealers in TEAS, COFFEES AND SPICES, AT 10» FORE STREET. A. ir. SMITH, C. J. CLARK. Portland, Jan, 1,1867._ jan!4d2w Dissolution of Copartnership ’’JlHE Copartnership heretofore existing between FENDERSON & SABINE, Is this day dissolved by mutual consent. The atfairs of the late firm will be settled by W. A. SABINE, who will continue the Wholesale Fruit aud Faucy Gro ceries, &c., ot 41.0 Al.l C4n«<l J. A. FENDERSON, W. A. SABINE. Jan. 1,1807. janl0<13w NOTICE. THE subscriber having disposed ct his Stock in store to Messrs Burgess, Fobes & Co., Requests nil persons indebted to him to call at their Counting Room No. NO Commercial NL. Thom as Block, and settle. Thankful for past fhvors, he commends to his friends and former patrons their large and well solccted Stock of Leads, Oils, Colors, &c. CHARLES FOBES. Portland, Jan. 2, 1867. d2m Dissolution of Copartnership THE copartnership heretofore existing under the name ot CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All iiersoiis kold ng bills against the firm, are requested to present them tor payment, and those indebted will please call and settle at 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS. WILLIAM G. TWOMBLY. The subscriber having obtained the fine store No. 337 Congress Street, will continue the business, and will keep constantly on hand F1A.NO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Stcinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manufheturer's LOWEST PRICES. Also, a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS. OLD PIANOS taken in exchange. I3P" Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. WM. Cr. TWOMBLY. November 26, 1866. dtf STAGE NOTICE. CHANGE OF TIME. ON and after this date, Stage will leave Gray daily (Sunday excepted) at 11-3 A. M., for Portland. Leave Portland at 3 P. M. for Gray. The malls from Gray to Mechanic Falls and from Gray to Oxford are discontinued from this date. There will be two cross lines established, one from Woodman’s S;ation via New Gloucester, West Glou cester to No. Raymond daily. And the other from Mechanic Falls via Poland to "West Poland, three times a week, both linos to connect with the noon train on the Grand Trunk from Portland. GEORGE R. KIMBALL. lobldtf Oysters, Oysters! By the Barrel, Bushel, Gallon «r Quart. l l.u “P>n kegs and cans of all sizes for jffrPV the trade or family use. ^Uong near the Telegraph and Express , . ,, J am Prepared to put up all or ders to the latest moment. All in want of Ovsters will find the best assortment in the citv [V 'Choice York Bay, Shrewsbury, Cherrv Stone and York River constantly on hand “erry St0De> K. D. ATWOOD, Atwood’. Oyaler House, 43, 4T and 4f| Centre Si., Portland, Me. February 1. d2m ^pTVEvory style of Job work neatly executed al REMOVALS. REMO V A L. JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Nalary Public A CumnUuioner of Deed*, Has removed to Claj.p’s New Block; COB. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 1B- (Over^Sawyer's Fruit Store.) dtf K E M O V AL ! W. H. CLIVVORD, Counsellor at Law, And Solicitor of Patents; Has Removed to ’ darner of B'own and Congress Streets, jalG BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf OUT OF THE FIRE I B. F. SMITH A SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —at— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. aug'.’t)_n " dtf O. «. DOWNES, ’ MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS BEHOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30,1860. n dti REMOVA L ! %■! T1IE Merchants National Bank Will remove on MONDAY, Nov. 12, to the OFFICE OF H. M. PAYSON, 33 Exchange Sit. onlOdtf REMOVED. stroutI gage, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal Sts., Over Luring'* Drug Store. ■B. C. STBOUT. 11. w. GAGE. ^ dec31 d&wtf HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 2291-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. _A. B. HOLDEN. sep5tlll H,. O. PEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 3d 1866. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Ilats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, -*•* ot/rctx, BWt. HARRIS. Ue4tf J. E. WATE1UIOUSE. o. M. <£ J»r#. AASlf Lave resumed busiuess at the bead ot Long Wharf, under J. W. Munger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see tlieir former customers and receive their orders as usual. duly 10,1800. n dtt D®W.-P* LIJBifKV. Insurance Agenm, will be found at No 1 IT Commercial, corner oi Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office or Boston, Narragansett Office ot Providence: Putnam Office of Hartford; Standard Office of New York, tnd other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow._jy25dtf F. W. Libbey. BVKON, OBfiElVOUBH Sc CO., Furs, Hats, Caps and ltobes, 164 Middle St,, over T. Bailey » Co. jullTtf W®°n;'nA1VJ TK|}£ *lDO., Wtwtoale "J. Hry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St. Jul 17—dtt "MOT1CE. H. J. LIBBY & CO., Manufacturers + and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Rank, No. 23 Free afreet, second story- __ iyll tf JA1TIBKOME RISBKILL, Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same siore with Geycr and Caleb iyI2dtf V7*AGL]j2 MILLS, although burned up, the Pro -A-i prietors, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to furnish Codecs, Spices, Cream Tartar, &c, at their new x>lace of business, No. li)Q Green St. An Order Slate nny he found at Mcs*>rs. Low, All orders i romptly alien ed to. Goods at the lowest prices. jullGtt HPA^AIU), Bookseller and Stationer, may be • fbund at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak SL_ jull6tf RS. WEBSTER if CO., can be found at the store • of C. K. Babb, Cla]»p’s Block, No. 9. where we offer a good assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Goods at low prices. jul 16 CJM1TU & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton Block, Congress St. Same entrance as 0. S. Ar my offices. lyiadtf 11HE BAHl’KBN EAPBENN CO. are now permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepai ed to do Express Business over all the Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by P. S. & P., Eastern and Boston <£ Maine Roads to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts of the country. For the convenience of our customers on Commer cial and-Fore streets, an order book lor freight Calls will be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. — Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. Jy24 tf_ _ _ _ JSc K. M. HAND, Attorneysana Counsellors, • No. 1C Free Street, near Middle. juLS A S. E. SPRING may be tbmid at the store of Fletcher 4f Co., corner of Union and Commer cial streets. iyll tf VTATIIAN GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Swcetsir’s Apothe car)' store. jylo—tf DEBLOIM & WEBB, Attorneys and 1 Counsellors, at the lloody House, corner ot Congress and Chestnut streets. jy26 MH. REDDY, • MERCHANT TAILOR, AND DEALER IN GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS, No. 107 FEDERAL STREET. We have in store one of the finest assortment of ENGLISH. GERMAN. FRENCH and DOMESTIC CLOTHS, CASSJLMEKES, &c., that can be found in Portland. These goods have been selected with great care and especially adapted to the fashionable trade, and at prices that cannot lhll to tdease, and all goods thoroughly shrunk and satisfaction guaranteed. A call is resiKjctltilly solicited. Thankfhl to friends for past patronage, hoping to merit a continuance of the same. jan9dtf M. II. REDDY, Proprietor. PI.IA'O-FOR TE. INSTRUCTION GIVEN on the PIANO FORTE, by Miss AGNES McC. LOED, 417 Cangrem Street. January 4,1SCT. jaDdlm* Portable Steam Engines, COMBINING the Maximum rf efficiency, dura bility and econ my with the minimum of weight and price. They are widely and favorably known, more than BOO being in use. All warranted satis factory, or no sale. Descriptive circulars sent on application. Address J. C. UOADLEV A CO. La whence, Mass. Nov. 6. 1866 3md. Store to Let. THE GOTHIC STOKE on Congress Street, op posite Lalayette Street. This is one of the best stands for the <nr*cery Bumiiipmm in the City, having had a large trade for the past ten years. Apply to S. L. CARLETON, jan 1 dedtf 27 Market Square. WM. D1EB, can be found with a new stock • of Sewing Machines, oi various kinds: Silk Twist, Cotton—all kin is and colors, Needles, Oil, &c. 166Middle street, up one flight stairs. jul17eod Store to Let. SPACIOUS, and well adapted for almost any busi ness, i eing next door to Middle, and the upper store in the three-storied iron iront, bhxk on Union Street. CouTOhiences and finish modern. Enquire at No. 4 Cotton Street. janlftdiwtcodtf To Let for a Term of Years. THE STORE recently occupied by E. E. Uphain <& Son, at tho head Richardson’s Wharf. ALSO FOR SALE. One Hard Wood Counting-Room Desk. .'150 bushels Canada West Burley, on the premises. Fur particulars enquire of UPHAM & ADAMS, lobldawCommercial street. Notice. PERSONS clearing the ruins or digging cellars can find a good place to deposit their rubbish on Franklin Wharf. sept to dti_ S. ROUNDS, Whaifinger. jr-jjjjr*, Kimball & Prince, DeutistH. No, 11 Clapp’s Block, Congress Street, j Opposite OI. City Hall, PORTLAND, MAINE. c. Kimball, D. D. S, oclOeodti Fred A. Prince “THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SIVORD.” The Gold Fen—Best and Cheapest of Fens' Morton’s Gold Pens! The Best Pens in the World! For sale ai Ills Headquarters, No 25 Maiden Lane, New York, and by every duly-appointed Agent at the same prices. I^fr* A Catalogue, with lYill description of Sizes and Prices, sent on receipt ot letter postage. uo2Qd&w6m A. MORTON. To Let. ONE Brick Store, three stories, No. DO Union street. Apply to Ja3dtr_ ST. JOHN SMITH. ^|jP“Send your orders tor Job Work to DaUy Pres inrsoi! mi, STATEM^It —«r— Lamar Fire Insurance Oom'y Of tin City «f N«w Y«k, JM. 1, 1807. Amount of Capital all paid up in Cash... .$300,000.00 Amount of Surplus Jan. 1, 1867. 133,321.13 A88ETS. •«**»"•« Cash ou hand and in Bank. $6,500.80 Bank Stocks in the City of New York, market value. 25,600.00 46 Bonds and Mortgages, »rst lien on prop erty In Brooklyn and Niw York, mostly dwellings worth ill each ease 75 to 150 per cent more than amount loaned thereon, 167,700.00 Loans on call, socured by good Stocks as

collateral. 10,100,00 Bills Becelvablo for Premiums on Inland d**8.-. 8,411.33 Amount with Agonts... 3,406.75 Premiums in course of Collection. 4,305.82 Interest accrued but not due,..... 1,038.80 City New York lor overpakl taxes on U. S. stockB. 5,070.03 U, S. Stocks and 7 3-10 Treasury Notes, $202,000 market value,... 211,456.00 $433,321.13 Amount of Losses unadjusted or waiting i‘rooft.*. $10,500.00 City, County and State or New York, sh, Edward Anthony, Presldest, and Isaac B. St. John, secretary ot the Lamar Fiie Insurance Company ol •New York, being duly swonf, d«> severally depose anil say, that the foregoing is a true and correct state ment of the altairs of said Company on the 1st day of belief*1^ 10 ***** °* knowledge and EDWAID ANTHONY, Pres. ISAAC It. St. JOHN, Sect’y, Sworn to before me, Jan. M, 1867. THOS. L. THOJtNELL, Notary Public. John B. Carroll, Agent, Feb I eod3w_11*0 I'arr Hired, N OW IS THE TIME JO INSURE I WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Oi New York. Cash Assets, $.18,000,000. Increasing at the rate oi «MH,000 per meuth. Another Grand Dividend! w 1 bI. be made on theHr-i ol February next. M Those who insure at tbi^ time will derive the benefit ef that dividend, wide . will add largely to the sum in.ured, or may be us.j in pavment of fu ture premiums. It Is the best New Yeai-V Gili ! A man can bestow nn his family, h. view ef the un ccitalnty of he . Many Policies now subsist;*,' nit.lt tins (.teat Company arc yielding a lau«V increase, as (he following cases will show: No of Am’t Ank. of Dividend Policy. Insured Prciu Pd. Additional 618 $3500 22fJ.\25 $2710,22 636 600 261 375,02 7707 8000 300 ,.:0 4836,87 7862 6000 260* ..0 3217,84 10326 1000 35 ( -J) 614.52 10793 3000 10U. 20 1579,63 4116 1000 535 90 ( -1,03 12410 1600 410.91 023,24 Many more cases with imilar results and names can be furnished to those Who will favor us with a call at our office. Do not fail to examine into the ail vantages this Orcal Company presents before injuring else where, by applying at the Agency of w. XU. LITTr.E A €0., Office 79 Commercr.il St., Up Stairs. U^Non-Forfoiting, Kudo who -nt, Tun Year, and allother form of Polieies arc issutd by this Company on more favorable advantage than by air, otheiCom _ dectrzdu Mutual Insurance Company. 61 Wall St, cor. William, NEW YOBK, January, 1866. Insures against Marine anii Inland Navi gation Itisks. The whols profits ot the Company revert to the Assured, anil are divided annually, upon the Premi um, terminated during the year; and tor which Cer dfleates are issued, bearinginterest until redeemed. The Dividend was 10 per cent, in each ol tbc years 1863-4, ana 6, and 36 per cent, in 1 36. —'sV The Company has <>r Twelve Mdliou Dollar*' ' Tlhfe United states and .siaveut -Mi^ Dank and oilier Stocks, *4,828,656 Loans secured by Stocks and otherwise, 3,33<h360 Premium Notes and Bills Receivable, Beal Estate, Bond and Mortgages and other se curities, 3 grn Q05 United States Gold Coin, ’ so’too lash in Bank 3lo;«0 *12,199,970 TRUSTEES 1 John D. Jones, Wm. Sturgis, Charles Dennis, Henry K.Bogert, W. H. H. Moore, Joshua J. Henry, Henry Coit, Dennis Perkins, Wm. C. Piekei sgiU, Jos. Gallard, Jr., Lewis Curtis, J. Henry Burgy, Ghas. U. Itnsseil, Cornelius Grinneil, Lowell Holbrook, C. A. Hand, B. Warren Weston, li. J. Howland, Boyal Phelps, Benj. Babcock, Caleb Barstow, i'lcteher Westray. A.P.ffllot. Robt.B. Miuturn, Jr, Wu*. E. Dodge, Gordon W. Burnham, Geo. G. Hobson, Pred’kCliauncev. David Lane, James Low, James Bryce, Geo. S. Stephenson, Leroy M. Wiley, W111.H. Webb. Daniel S. Miller, John D. Jones, President. Charles Dennis Vice-President. W. H. H. Moore, 2d Vice-Prest. 1 J. D. Hewlett, 3d Vice-Prest. J. H.Chapman,Secretory. Applications tor Insurance with the above named Company received and forwitrded bv John YV. Hunger, Corre.poodent. apl4dlmeod9m&wGw * Reliable Insurance ! n • mw. litt ■ lili I/O, General Insurance Agents, Offices (for the present) at No 79 Commercial St,& 30 Market Square, (Lancaster Halt ISuilUIng,) CONTINUE to represent tlie following First Claui Fire Companies, viz: Pbsenix, Of Hartford, Ct. Merehaato’, Of Hartford, Ct. Cilr Fire, Of Hartford, Ct. Nartb American, Of Hartford, Ct. New England, Of Hartford, Ct, Atlantic, Of Providence, B. I. Atlantic iUutual, Of Exeter, N. H. Aud are prepared to place any amount wanted on Hood pro) ci ty, at the most favorable rates. EF“FAKM AND VILLAGE Property, and CITY DWELLINGS aud Household Furniture insured for a term of years, on highly lavoi able rates. L SSES PROMPTLY ADJUSTED AND PAID as heretofore, at our ortice. Every loss ot these of fices by the great fire in this Citv, was paid up with out any delay, diificully or discount, (ot more than simple interest,) to the entire satisfaction of all the parties, to whom we are at liberty to refer. Dec. 27 dtf H E M O V A Mj . Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, and for any amount, iu companies second to no others on the globe, and on the most favorable terms. Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to call. November 5. I860, dtf L**» Tsr«ttibley, General Insurance Broker, • would intorm his many triends and the pub)‘c generally that he is prcparoit to continue the insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Fire, Lite aud Maxine Insurance to «ny extent in the best Com- i p inles in the United States. All business eutriisted to my c re slialt be taithludy attended to. Office at C. M. Bice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. iullGtf SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— Life Insurance! TTAVING been appointed General Agents lor jl Maine of the old New England Mntaal Life Ins. Co., 01' Boston, Mass., being the oldest purely Mutual Ltlo I os. Co. in America, we wish tiity good, active agent* to work in tho different cities anu villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reference can be give The Co. is 23 years old and lias paid in Dividends $1,217,000 00 and over $2,000,000 00 in loss es by death, it lias now a well-invested accumulated Japital ot over g>4,ob0,000 00. The Ce. lormerly made uid paid its dividends once in live years. A Divi lend will be made up in Nov. 1866, and annually thereafter, and available one year from date of Poli cy* Applications for local Agencies will be made to SMALL & SON, Gen’l Agents, no21d3xn Blddetbrd, Me A. G. SCHLOTTEBBECK <£ VO, Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Congress St, one door above Brown, PORTLAND, ME. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions Is one ol our Specialities. Usin g Preparations of our own manuufkcture, we are able to vouch lor their purity. E.iYrT>ali?^ceP on 1,and a full supply of LUBIN’S extracts, pownm and Soap, fancy Aoiiet Articles, Heed’s Liquid Dye Colors. Wil on » Herbs, Marsh’s Celebrated Trusses and Supporters, Patent Medicines. Hair Restorers, Ci gars Tobacco, Artists’ Materials, Ac., Ac. Jan 12-d2m DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND. Tuesday Morning, February 6, 18G7. “Very I.ikc a Whale.” Mr. Vallandigham is like a whale, in respect to the necessity of his nature, alter temporary submersion, to come to the surface and blow.— How his spouting was summarily squelched in Philadelphia last summer, readers well re member. How he threatened to deluge the convention, or at least to turn on the stream of his eloquence from the balcony of his hotel in violation of all the proprieties of the occa sion ; how he finally plunged out of sight to the great relief of Mr. Doolittle and others, and what a silent and stagnant expanse the convention thereupon become; how Dean Richmond damued it to no purpose, there being absolutely no water-power in the mo tionless mass, and the elections were quite un affected by his engineering teats—surely it is unnecessary to recall these circumstances of Mr. Vailandigham's last public appearance. We have his own word for it that since that time he has been devotiDg his time exclusive ly to his profession. He has reappeared to make this statement and some others in the columns of the New York Day-Book. The Day-Book is an excellent medium for the pub lication of Mr. Vallandigham’s views. Mr. Yallandigham is the Last of the Democrats— that is of the Democratic “statesmen” who advocated slavery as a good thing in itself. The breed is nearly extinct, though its place in society is occupied by a race of “Conserva tives” almost as objectionable. What Mr. Yallandigham Is among statesmen the Day Book is among newspapers. Before the war the Day-Book boldly and consistently advo cated the reduction of white laborers at the North to slavery, using these identical words: Sell the parents ot these children into slav ery. Let our legislature pass a law, that who ever will take iheso parents and take care of them and their offspring, in sickness and in health—feed them, clothe them and house them—shedl be legally entitled to their services and let the same legislature decree, that who ever receives these parents and their children and obtains their services, shall take care of them as long as they shall live. The very last number of the same Day Book attributes the suffering at the South to the overthrow of the patriarchal system, and suggests as a suitable alleviation of that dis tress a restoration of slavery. When our ar my is instructed in the tactics of the Macedo nian phalanx, W5 shall bo likely to see Amer ican society reorganized upon the principle of slavery. It is to this obsolete Day-Book that : Mr. Yalandlgham naturally writes. What he writes is this : The pulpit, tne tract, the society, the lecture, the fair, the banquet, tho magazine, the al manac, the pictorial art, science, music,poetry, literature, aud all the othor appliances which instruct, amuse or move mankind, wo must no longer surrender to our enemies. I trust no Democratic family will permit the poison ous and pestilent publications of “Republican ism,” so-called, to cross their threshold, no mat ter under what name or form they may come. This is a scheme worthy of Mr. Vallandig hatu's genius. Such poisonous publications as the North American Review, the Atlantic Monthly, the Nation and the Tribune, are to be put in the index prohibitory of this Dem ocratic Pope Clement V. We are to be as tounded by the ecclesiastical thunder of Dem ocratic Parson Nashya; the Tract Society is to be brought back to its old allegiance; the Knights ot the Golden Circle are to resume their incantations; Democratic lectures will be read to limited audiences; fairs must be held for the relief of Democratic exiles; the junketings of the New York Board of A1 ler dermcn are to be extensively copied; the Okl Guard, the Democratic almanac, and a host of Democratic novels illustrated by Democratic cuts, ana or xr«buuu'aiio songs set to Demo cratic music, arc to take the place ot tire pois onous publications aforesaid. Democratic “ science’’ must mean the manly art of boxing. Among the “ appliances which instruct, amuse aud un-ve mankind” must be included Dem ocratic school-books, playing cards and rail roads. We have no doubt then when all this is accomplished, when the moral and intellec tual forces of the nation are engaged on the Democratic side as they now are on the Re publican side, the Democratic party will win —and not before. So long as these forces are “ surrendered” to use Mr. Yallandigham’s ex pression, to the Republican party, or speaking correctly, so long as the policy of the Republi can party commends itself to the best and the ablest men in the country, the Democratic minority will be likely to remain a minority. Bbag is a game in which though your cards may be Interior to your adversary’s you face him down by sheer recklessness of betting, and take the stakes without showing your hand. We should be loth to enter into such a contest with our fellow-countryman who is writing in the Argus about the Dred Scott case. Having no facts to stand upon, and knowing that everybody else knows he has none, he nevertheless proceeds quite imper turbably as follows: Had the negro no rights? To ask the ques tion is to answer it, to persons of ordinary intel ligence. They had all the rights incident to their condition, and were entitled to just as full protection for them as citizens. That has been the law and the practice. The Dred Scott decision did not change it. If a negro was wronged in person or property he was en titled to redress under the law, and the courts never refused to accord it to him. This is the tact. Every intelligent person knows it—it is useless for the editor of the Press to gainsay it. He attempted to do it, and has made a hu miliating failure of it Dred Scott complained of an assault upon his person and was ruled out of court oa the ground that as a negro he could not bring a a complaint thither, and yet this writer im pudently asserts that “he was entitled to re dress under the law, and the courts never re fused to accord it to (tim l” Like the theo rizing Frenchman, who finding the tacts in inconveniently in his way, cried “so much the worse for the facts,” our countryman passes over the troublesome details and deals In the grand way in general assertions of a charac ter directly contradictory to the facts. This Dred Scott decision rejected the com plaint of Dred Scott because he was a negro, on the ground that a constitution framed by men who regarded negroes as having no rights which a white man is bound to respect, canid not be coustruod as conferring any rights up on negroes. Under the constitution and in the courts established by the constitution, ne groes have no rights recognized by this decis ion. What can anybody expect to accomplish by denying plain facts like these ? Does the correspohdent of the Argus dare to deny them, as expressed here ? The Night Session.—A Washington let ter published in the Star a few days ago con veys an incorrect impression by singling out Messrs. Bice aud Perham as absent during the recent session of the House, leaving it to be inferred that the other three Bepresentatives from Maine were present. If the matter is worth speaking of at all, it is best to have it stated correctly. In the frequent divisions of the House during that tedious night, as re ported by the Globe, Mr. Lynch’s name ap pears uniformly. Mr. Perham went out to dinner early in the evening and after his re turn was present at every vote. He was ab sent at the first call of the House, and excused himself as above. Mr. Blaine's name is re corded regularly as “not voting,” after a very early hour. Mr. Bice’s name appears some what irregularly, but he must have been iu the hall during the greater part of the night. Mr. Pike was brought in by the Sergeant-at Arms. The correspondent of the Star was perhaps misled by Mr. Perham’s absence a* the first roll-call, which occured as has been remarked, at an early hour in the evening.— Mr. Lynch was the only Bepresentative from Maine, who was present at lhat time. —Seals have recently appeared in the inner basins at Flushing, Netherlands, and one of colossal size has been killed. They are at tracted by the shoals of sardines now passing through to these waters, and which are so nu merous that they are sold for a penny the bas ketful. U.f,drt.le P„„r,rKur#pe A WMhtagta, correspondent of the New } 0rlL1 ,la,e3’ relerr'ng to a recent hearin- la fore Vice-Chancellor Wood, m one of” ciises pending in England in relation to rebel property, says the facts brought out in court put‘he settlement agreed upon by Consul Morse and Treasury Agent Gibbs in a better light than heretofore. He proceeds as fol lows :• It appears that the recent newspaper com ments in the United States in relation to the recent settlement do injustice to Messis. Morse and Gibbs, the officers by whom it was ar ranged. The arrangement provided for a statement under oath of all property under tho control of Fraser Trenholui Jt Co., and its transfer to the United States subject to leg'll heus thereon for advances, such hens not to be allowed beyond £150,000. The whole le gal lien was shown by the sworn statement from books of the firm named, to be £J73,<KX) °T “ereaboi*w' fhe chancery suits brought IS r^iVer *? Prol>trty were to be discontinu ed, each paity paying its own costs The c,h;,cfly °f »wps >»ud o t oth er property of a perishahable character which, by the agreement, was to be at once sold, aim tlie proceeds, after the discharge of the liens paid to the United States. It is stated that’ after this settlement other rebel agents volun tartly came forward and offered to surrender property, and that all or nearly all the rebel effects in Enrope were about to be reduced to the possession of the United States, without suit, when the settlements were suspended by order of Mr Seward. Vice-Chancedor Wood is probably correct in surmising that some di plomatic reasons prevented tho closing of tlie arrangement in the form agreed upon. Jud-e Hedtiekl, of Vermont, has been .-cut to Eng land to confer with all parties, and liis report wili probably determine the filial action oftbe Government. This arrangement is said to meet with the hearty concurrence of ail par ties. Trunaplnutnlion af Trees. Mr. Editor,—I find in your this morning's paper a communication from Traxi, in which, after quoting some remarks of mine before the Board of Agriculture, in respect to the proper mode of transplanting trees in heavy soils lie says he does not know what I mean by advis ing to plant on the surface, &c. In justice to myself and to the subject in question you will, I know, allow mo to say in explanation of my remarks as reported, that the law does not provide the Board with a stenographic reporter; and that, in point of fact, it is owing to the unrequited kiudness of Mr. Boardmau, who attended our sittings, that any report whatever of that which was said, or the substance ofit, is preserved. 'W'hetherjthese oral discussions were of value or not, is not now to consider; but it is not to be presumed that what was said, could be reproduced with entire verbal accuracy. Nor is this desirable. In my opinion, Mr. B., in the exercise of bis discretion as to wliat should, and should not be printed of the substance, even, of our remarks, has acted with eminently good judgment. Stiff even in this he does not pretend to verbal accuracy m ms report. In speaking to the subject of the ronort un der consideration at that time, it was not mv purpose to do more than allude in very brief terms to the modo of transplanting I approv ed of, and that only in the hope some discus sion might lie provoked by my re marks. In a recent communication to the Farmer on this topic I bad expressed myself with sufficient fulness.—and as the paper was in possession of the members, I had only to throw out a mere suggestion of the method in order to afford a legitimate opportunity for interchange of views. Allow me to quote a paragraph from tliat article, which was preluded by a statement that there was nothing novel in its suggestions, but that, in my opinion the method was a wise one and should be followed in onr stiff soils So far as I have had experience and have been able to acquire knowledge by reading the way to transplant a tree that shall grow' is, after due preparation of the soil, to place it on or near the surface, where its springing roots will not be impeded by a wall ol stiff Tl-nT or thrust into a cold sand bank, but will at once be received into the surface soil fun f>( that geine or humus, whatever chemists m-iv e.11 wtiefi nature has elaborated as food for her plants; then, when is. roots are mm with good, triable loam, let the mound be suit ably mulched, and the tree will grow The droughts of summer will have n > injurious effect on it, while the sun’s rays will warm the earth surrounding its roots, so as to •ipen the wood one mouth sooner than if planted ac cording to the prevailing fashion. Of course, in moister climates a mulch might not be required, but with the fearful droughts that often accompany our summers, it is a necessary preeaution. Personally I am entirely indifferent to Traxi’s comments. H is welcome to think himself more knowii g than myself—and I am inclined to think he is. I should not have trespassed on your space but for another consideration. This is the very time the question should be ventilated, not withstanding critics. In the coming spring many of our citizens will he replanting their destroyed fruit gardens. It is desirable that this planting out should l>e such as to secure for health, at least, as well as for pleasure, an early return of fruit, to be followed by a perma nent supply. It is easy for one who has control of acres, which he proposes to make a garden of, to prepare the ground by nnderdraining, plowing, cultivating and every other known mode of comminution of tho soil, but in the small gar dens of the city,where for years and years there have been few opportunities for soil drainage, there is no chance for the plow or any other pul verizer than the lazy spade of some self-styled “gardener.” Tho entire soil has become sour and sodden. In all these grounds, I am satisfied, can with due care bo raised most delicious fruits and the method is, where the ground is not unus ually wet, to plant upon the surface;—and where the soil is very wet, by raising a little mound, and planting upon that, in both cases suPPly*nK suitable mulch, which will keep the surface from being baked by the sun, and save the nuisance of watering, which is almost al ways injurious. This method, planting upon the surface and upon raised hillocks, has been so fully discuss ed by gardeners of distinguished reputation that I cannot forbear, in view of tho coming ne cessities of so many of our citizens, quoting for their benefit a few words from somo books at hand; premising, however, that years ago I was so tborough.y convinced of the wisdom of Dr. Lindley’s suggestions that I have ever since followed them, with the happiest result. My trees are planted on wet, stiff retentive clay and I have never had cither dead trees or dead wood. McIntosh, Book of the Garden, vol. 2 p. 283, says: Many excellent cultivators, with a view to keep their trees, more especially fruit bearing ones, near the surface, that they may be within the reach of the solar influence, and often to prevent their entering into a bad subsoil, plant on raised hillocks. In this, so far as fruit tree are concerned, and also where the soil is damp naturally or rendered so by a wet climate, they do welt, because it is a most economical wa\ of findings good substitute for a bad soil, anil in many situations it is wise to have access to it. This need not however, be carried any fur ther than to set the roots upon the natural tur face covering sufficiently with good soil which will, for all ordinary purposes be found suffic ient. In the British Winter Garden, p. 37, Barron of Elves ton, a most successful cultivator, says: Much advantage would be gained in every way by placing the tree on the surface of the ground, and by adding soil for tho roots to > e planted in. By this means the roots, instead of being cramped in a pit, and arriving speedi ly at the subsoil, have thu depth of the natu ral soil to sport in, besides tho free access of the air (so essential) being secured. Duhamel and Knight are authorities to the same point. Dr. Lindley’s Introduction to Botany, vol. 2, p. 181, says, that Duhamel first discovered that “roots increase on/p by their extremities —and that, once formed, they never undergo any subsequent elongation. • • Length ening, however, only at the extremities, aud there by the coutinual formation of new mat ter at their advancing point, they insinuate themselves with the greatest facility between the crevices of the soil,” &c., &c. It occurs to me that if “Traxi” had acquaint ed himself with these principles, he would not have confessed himself at a loss to apprehend my meaLing when I spoke of planting on the surface,—nor have made his subsequent re marks about “roots above ground." Did he never see a chipmunk stanoing erect under a cornstalk, shielding himself under the shelter it afforded in a rainstorm, surrounded with the roots that extend from its base like guys Irom the top of a derrick’.’—or a deer in IV indsor Forest, standing amid similar out-of-ground roots, under the very base of a thousand-year old oak? If he has not, others have—as I hear. J- W. Dana. Feb. 1. l.aal Boiler mf IK. p. M ll||». The following characteristic and touching letter is pubhaked in the lust number of the Home Journal:— Sick Boom, Idlkwild, Doc. 4, l8fiG IJear l’killipa: The promptness and etlicicn cy aud devotion with which you sprang to my side, outlie doctor’s announcing me a dying man at my city lodgings, were memorable, tn uecu. lop jj0( m„ home on that beautiful cimM »V’ l‘!W' ex‘ ,T't n “ministering aug I,” in,. LiVl! ^un<: the kindness. I am not suffer er,.,,. ,u-v paralysis has gradually am unable *,?/ I'8* uPward to uiy lungs, andl «ect without fainting. Iam wISl ,““C,h ,as u’,ual the brain, about me, I St? fagingin the Highlands up” without meh-‘ kli,K b“w >ou a™ “making were a “wee” bit nearest Vl?0*’’ and wlslli,,X ^ My friendship L , . pleasantly, stands a ehy°U’ wb!cb I cherish so intellectual act of my Ia8t fU“y a novelty. When I muni d*aJ obX"0 ing you, and making you bi« pri“m and literary assistant, ten Years ,3 you as a creature to be loved, ami J w5?fiPte<! you to be a man singularly1 ously unappreciative ot many good qualities in yourself. X think, for an editor, you/capacities are excellent. There is no better appreciutor of a good tiling, moral or intellectual, autistic or witty; but, as a business friend and partner you are invaluable. I am gratified to have lived long onough to get you fairly into harness, as a well-developed partner and co-worker. I could kav : wished for more—but, alas! for this fragmentary life, it is hard to be taken soon cuougn; it is hard to be left long enough. 1 aiu writing this, half-dead and lialf-alire, by the hand of my attentive and sweet wife, aUd **,¥* not h® published while I live. But you will be at liberty to refer to it and print it, post mortem. God bless you, my dear friend, Vours faithfully, thus far, N. P. Willis. Magazines. Thh Lady s Fhibxd for February contains a steel plate engraving, “The Sailor-Boy’s Dream of Home;’’ a plate of colored fashions; numerous illustrations of tlie work-tablo de partment; literary contributions by Elizabeth Prescott,by Amanda M. Douglass, author of “In Trust,” Mrs. Henry Wood, Mrs. Bache aud others, a variety of useful domestie receipts, the usual literary notices, and much other ma' ter of interest to the numerous readers of the “fashion monthlies.” Tnis Nu usury.—Let nn out say we are not a literary people. The fact that a monthly magazino lor the babies ha<l become a deeideiu tum, that it has appeared, and that its success among this numerous aud influential class of persons is now assured, may he taken, we think, in refutation of auy such statement. T1 o second number of Miss Seavorns’ cbarmii g little household visitant is out, aud fully equal to the promise of the first. The wood cuts are admirable, and tho reading matter singularly well adapted to tho Comprehension aud wants of youug children. We wish to call tho atten tion of all interested in Primary schools to this little work, as it is peculiarly fitted to the use of those having tho instruction ot young classes. At least one copy should be taken monthly iu every school in the country, public or private, where pupils under seven years of of ago arc taught. With a view to its intro duction into such schools tho proprietor offers tho Nursery to teachers and school committees at the reduced rate of*1.00 in advance per copy, ten cents per single monthly copy. Each num ber contains 32 finely printed, large typo pages with costly illustrations. Every ono who knows how quickly children weary ol the primer which has become an old story to them, will appreciate the advantage of a magazine which renews their stock oi reading matter every month, at very small cost. A. Williams & Co., Boston, arc the publishers, but letters may be address ed to Miss Fanny P. Seaverns, Boston. For sale by A. Robinson. VAKlbTIUS. —M. Maximo Ducamp, in an article on the French Post-Ofiico, published in the last- num wr of tho Revue dee Deux Mondee, relates the following anecdote: "One day a gentleman vho showed great agitation, and dragging by the ana a youug lady iu a half-fainting con lition, entered the bureau of tho Postc-Restante. ind asked, in a fierce tone, if there was a letter or Madame L—. The clerk carefully went wertbe packet from the L— pigeon hole: Nothing tor Madame x>—^ a„ u.. _■» , sards the young lady returned, this time alone, ind, almost trembling, approached the coun er. The clerk saw her, and before she bad time to speak; ‘Here is your letter Madarno; in no account whatever could I deliver it to iny one but yourself' Madame L—. adds M. Ducamp, has entertained the very highest regard for the Posto-licstantc ever since.’’ —Kev. Geo. T. Williams of Virginia, who was arrcet -d for picking pockets, has been tommitteu for trial. If the reverend gentle nan happened to bo a Yankee, this would be considered as a new illustration of Puritan ism. —The French papers announce tho death of Mile. Georges, the last hut one of those great actresses who studied under the Revolution, and who played under the First Empire. De jazet still re mains. —A meerschaum pipe, manufactured in this country and designed for the Paris Exhibition is now to bo seen in New York. The pipe It self is eleven inches in length, and the amber mouthpiece eight inches long and two inches thick. The carving on the trunk of the pipe represents the meeting of Macbeth and Ban quo with the witches, on their way troui the battle-field. The figures aud horses are four inches in height. Surmounting tho bowl Shakespeare is represented seatod in a chair, looking down upon the scene. —The nun who was so miraculously cured of consumption near Quebec, died and was bur ied last month. —A Richmond paper thinks that it the present generation of New England men had been more soundly flogged when they were school boys, they would probably have been belt. I men. To which the Springfield Republican retorts: “It the present race of Southern lead ers had been flogged stall in their boyhood, In stead of amusing themselves by flogging young darkies, we should not have been under the paimul necessity of flogging them in their old age, aud we fear the job is not yet half done." —“Every Saturday” for this week has a pow erful paper, by Charles Dickens, on that daudy, litterateur aud poisoner, James Griffiths Wain wrigbt, tho “Janus Weathercock” of tha old London Magazine, and well known as at ooo time the companion of Haslitt, Lamb, H ood Cunningham and Cary. This is the monster whom Bulwtr has made the hero of his “Lu crezia,” hut no invention of the romance-wri ter could surpass this naked statement of the mere facts of his history. —Brevet Mqjor-Gcu. Davis Tillson bos been relieved from duty as Assistant C .mmisiouer of tho Freedmen’s Bureau in Georgia, and is succeeded by Caleb C. Sibley, Colonel of tho lGth United States Infantry. Col. Lewis of the Bureau in Tenncsco is, to bo CoL Sibley’s Chief of Staff. —Tho temporary association which a common love of gallant enterprise has Induced between those two young sportsman Princo Alfred and Mr. Bennett, sends ashiver of horror through the soul of Canadian duukeyism. A Montre al paper utters its phelinks in this way: “Itis, we may also remark, humiliating to see this sou of one of tho worst Scotchmen that over left Scotland, and representative of what is, by common consent, called the ‘Satanic Pros.' of New Vork. coming out before tho world upon terms of equality as competitor in a yatch race with the socoud son of Queen Victoria. This Is even worse than tho kiss which her Majesty gave to Louis Napoleon." —Intelligence reached Montreal on Thurs day of an ice-shove, causing very serious re sults, at St. Begis, an Indian villago, sixty miles up the St. Lawrence, on the American frontier. The ice shoved over a large portion of the village, submerging It. It ocourrad dur ing the night, and tho consternation Is describ ed :ts dreadful. Some of the villagers climbed up and lodged in trees. Many had nothing to eat for a whole day. The Indians, it Is said, have lost their all, and are lying on straw with out any covering. The degree of misery caused by such a flood In mid-winter can scaroely bq realized. —A story being current that Mr. Tilton and Anna Dickinson had matrimonial designs upon each other, Mr. T. responded to a letter ot Inquiry on the subject as follows: Ottawa, III., Jan. 21,1867, My Dear Sir;—In reply to your kind inquiry whctlior the story be indeed true that I am tj marry my pleasant friend Miss Anna Dickin son, ppru.it me Just to mention! wDat must suffice for the present) that in this, as in every other important matter, I am bouDd by a rule which I have observed lor now nearly eleven years; and that is uot to take a conclus ive action without the advice of Mrs. Eliza beth B. Tilton, a very sensible woman, aud tho wife ofyouw truly, Thxodorb Tu.tor,