Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 18, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 18, 1867 Page 1
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_ s. Established June 23, 1862. lol. 6. - ■ _ Terms Eight Dollars per annum, in advance. THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS •» everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. I primers Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, l’HOl’BiEKJlt. TEEMS t—Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the s line place every Thursday morning at $2.(HI a year, t lvarlably in advance. Kates of aiivebtisinu.—One inch ol space,in length ot column, const mites i “square.'’ $t.GU per square daily lirst week : 75 conta pel w “hatter; three insert ions, or less, $i.0fl; eoutinu 1 .j every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Hull square, three insertions or less, 75 cental one w .-k,$l.oo; 50 cents per week alter. 1 Oder head of “Amusements," $2.«n per square l>e week: three insertions or less, $1.50. Special Notioeb,$1.25 per square lor the first in sertion. ai.d 2o cents poi square (breach subsequent nsertkvn. P Vdvertbeinents inserted in the “Mains State ; ess {which Iibb ft large circulation in every pur oillie Stal«)lbr $1.00 per square tor lirst insertion' a a >0 cents per square lor each subsequent inser tou. business daubs. C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Schlottor beck & Co., .303 Congress SI, Porilond, Ur, r jal2<itf One door above Brown. if. M.BBE WEB, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) 1V1 an utac Hirer of Feather Helling. Also lor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Laco Leather, KIVBTM and HERS, sept8dtt u 311 Cougress Ntreii. W. E. EBE EM AN & CO., [ Upholsterers and Manulaclurerb ot PURNITUBE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Bpring-Beda, ilattreeaes, Pew Cuataiona, N.. 1 Clap).’. Uloek- foot Cheatuul Street, Fwtlaadi PtiEEMAN, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quinuy. __tt n A. -N. JfOY JSS & SOJV, Manufacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can be found in tlieir MBW HUlLDINil ON LOIG «T., (Opposite the M arket.) Where they will be pleased to see idl their former customers and receive orders os usual. auglTdtt' u CHASE, CRAM & STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgory’n Whuri, Portland, Mb. oetlCdtt HO WARD <£- CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M )NE. Ofllce Xo. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, JyDti n_Nathan Cleave,. M. PEARSON, Oolel and Silver Plater —AND— Mauulacturer ot Silver Ware, Temple, Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. _JWay l»—dly n A. WILBUR & CO., 112 Treiuont Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in WVKI.CH and AJHKUICAN ROOFING SLATES, all colors, and slating nails. Carefal Attention paid to shipping._ n aug22 '(im BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Law, 9*9 CONUBEIW MTBERT, Chadwick Mansion, opposite United States Hotel, Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury. nov »tf T .D. M. Sweat. Deering. Milliken & Co., Wholesale I>ry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _augSl-dtf_l>o.-ilau<l, Maine. JOSEPH STORY Penrhyn Marble Co. Manufacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slau*, Grates and Chimney Tops. Importer and dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German anti French Flower Puts, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades ami Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TREMONT STREET Studio Budding _aug22—dm n BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, O FFIOE, Post Otlice Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. O. F. SHEPLEY. jyUti A. A. STRUCT. 117 W. ROBiXSOX, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 249 CongrcuR Street. Jan 1—dtf PEBCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Bloch, Congress Street, Two Doom above Treble House, PORTLAN D, ME. novlO tf DAVIS, MESESVE. HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobbers of Dry Goods and Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Slmttj F. DAVIB, l.?. h.“"kS PORTLAND, MB E. OHAPMAJI._ _ HOV9’S5dtf IF. F. PHILLIPS a CO., Wholesale Druggists, No. 148 Fore Street. oil 17-dtl JOHN IF. DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf ------- JiOSS J> 1'EEJS Y, PLAHTER E R 8, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL STUOCJO AND MAS'i'IO WORKERS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Erne Hts„ PORTLAND, MK. Coloring, Whitening and White-Washing pronipt y attended to. Older? irorn out ot towunolicited. May Hr‘—dtl S. L. CARLETON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, 27 Market Square. Sept 24—du u A. E. & C. II. HASKELL, DKALEB8 IN Groceries, Provisions, MrC4t luiliu Goods, Weal*, Ac., AT LOWEST CASH PRICES. 3N4 CougrcHS Htf l*orllaud, Hie. Jan5 «lt 1 WM. W. WHIPPLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE, PORTLAND, ME. ang2 _ ti SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealer# in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, ion FORE STREET, ■P „ POKTLAND, Me. J»nl« ’ <ltt w. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counseller at Law, [Cuadwicu House,] 24it Congress Street. BctC-diy //. M. PAY SOX, STOC K BROKI2H. No. 30 Lxclianpe Street, PORTLAND MS llo21dt LEWI* 1‘lERCfcj, Attorney, and Conusellor at Law, No. 8 Clapps Block. julkl DVRON «*. VKRBIIX, Counsellor at Law, 11 No. 19 Free Street. Julli BHISRfESS CARDS. Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, BOOBY HOUSE, COR. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, febMdtf _ Portland. ' « ~j7 r. HOBSDON, o~ Hoop Skirt nfmiuiucturer, DEALER IN English, French and American Oorsete, Fancy Goods AND LACES, HOSIERY, GLOVES, And ail kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Buttons. ETI^Hand-Knit German Worsted Garments made to older. ty*Hoop Skirts made to order. « Clapp’. Black, CONGRESS S'FEeKT, loom _ _ PORTLAND, ME. dtl' WALTER COREY & CO, MANOEACTCRER3 AND DEALERS IN FURNITURE S Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, dc. Clapp’. Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut,, FollfiJl1_PORTLAND. GEO. S. NUTTING, Counsellor at Law, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. 113 Federal Street, : teblfrilw _ _ PoKTLAND, Me. JOHN E. I>OW, Jr~ Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUHCEY COURT, Wall Street, ..... New York City* ^^Commissioner for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf WILLIAM A. PEARCE, PLUMBER! MAKER OK Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Nhowcr Baths, Wro«ti Bowls, Brass and Silver Plated Cocks. Every description of Water Fixture lor Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., ar ranged and set up In the best manner, and all orders in town or country tailhfully executed. Constantly on baud Lead pipes and Sheet Lead aud Beer Puiups of all kinds. Also. Tin ftteofinc, Tin Conductors and work In that line dune in tbo best manner. All kinds of Jobbing promptly attended to. WO. ISO FOBE ST., Portland, NIe. _jgdg_____ d3m W. II. WOOL* & sox, BROKERS, No. 178-Fore Street. * J7 11 J. B. HUDSON, JR., artist. Studio No 301 1-2 Cong rets Street. Lessons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtf •» . & C. J.BAR1IOUR, lIKALKliH IN Hoyt's Premium Patent Rivetted Oak and Hemlock Leatliei* Belting:, Lace Leather and ILemp Packing. Rubber Boltins’, * M«e, Sunn Pocking, Clothing, Ac.,&c. No 8 Exchange 8t.ot.-t, FiihTcoilCni_ PORTLAND, ME. Kimball & Prince, Dentistw. Ho. 11 Olapp's Block, Oon green Street, Opposite OI<l City Holl, PORTLAND, MAINE. C. Kimball, D. D. 8. oclOoodU Fred A. Prime WEIGHT <£ CLAItK, FRESCO PAINTER^, In Oil and Pis temper Colors. Also Honse and bijijn Painters, Morton Block, two duors above Treble pou&e. Portland, Me. SSST^We are prepared to design and execute every description 01 Wall and Ceiling Decorations, for Churches, Public Buihlings,Private 1 residences,Halls, &c. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription oi'Wood tinished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in Varnish or French Polish. jal9d3m BVlLDm TO BUILDERS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames tor early Spring business, will do well to leave their orders at once with STEVENS Ar ill KKBll.L, at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near loot of Maple Street, where can always be found a large Stock ot Pine, Spruce, Walnut, Chest nut and Putlernut Lumber, Clapboards, Shingles," Laths, &c., &c. Also—Doors, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Sashes, glazed aud unglazed, at lowest prices. C^* Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, teb 11 d2m ABt HITECTI KEft ENiilMI£KlN». Messrs. ANDERSON, BUNNELL if CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in future carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. i*ar ties intending to build are invited lo call at their office, No, Jed Congress street, aud examine eleva tions aud plans ot churches, banks, stores, blocks ot buildings, ^-c. j 12 JVM. H. JVALKAJIt, 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent lor the State tor II. W . JOHNS’ Improved Hoofing, For buildings ot all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECK 1N G. KOOK IN G CEM KN T, for coat ing and repairing all kinds ot roofs. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT tor iron and woodwork, Metal Roofs, &c. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roots. BLACK VARNISH, tor Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, c rcular, prices, Arc. furnished by mail or on application at the office, where samples and testimonials can be seen. sepl2dtf COOPER & MORSE, TAKE pleasure In informing their old patrons and friends that they have resumed business at tlieir OLD STAND, lorner of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c„ That the market atlords, and it will be their earnest aiuleavor to serve their customers with promptness and fidelity. decl.atf French Language and Literature TAUGHT BY PROF. LEON DE MONTIER, IjtROM France; graduated in the Academic de Pnr . is Universitie tie France. Late Professor in the French Language and Literature in the McGill Uni versity and High School of Montreal. Canada East. Prof. LEON de MON TIER begs leave to .say that he is prepared to give Lessons in the above impor tant branceli of modern education, both in Schools and private families. Classes may also be formed by gentlemen and ladies desirous of acquiring a thor ough knowledge and the fluent speaking of the French Language. Prot. L. de M.’s method of leaching French will smooth in a great part the difficulties of beginners, whilst to more advanced pupils be will impart a pro ficiency ol speaking, together with the pure Parisian accent, so deservedly esteemed by all well educated jteople. Nothing shall be wanting on the part of Prof. 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 Free St, or at Messrs Bailey &l Noyes Book store, Exchange st. References are kindly permitted by the following: lx Portland.—Rev, Dr. Dalton, cojuer South and ' Spring Streets; Rev. E. Bolles; Dr. Fitch, 87 State Street : Dr Chadwick 295 Congress Street; Dr. Lud wig ; C. O. Files Esq. Principal of Portland Acade my. January 10. dtf _ 8. WINSLOW & CO.’S |NEW GROCERY 1 HAVING moved into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and titled it for a FIUHT CLASS GKOfERV, we beg leave to return our thanks to our numerous l-a fi'Vo1rH'an<1 inform them and the pub lic generally, that. whileendeavoring to maintain our r^o'4TAml V^e.^^°l BKEE, and all kinds ul MEA1S and VEGE1 ABLES, we have added to our stock a*’1 io ice variety of pure groceries, and hope by soiling tbe best ol goods 1 At the Lowest « n*h Pricen ! to merit a lair shareof patronage. The same atten tion as heretofore paid to orders for Aleuts and Vege tables for dinners. Cart will call for orders every morning if desired. S. AV1NSLOW &• CO. No. 28 Spring Street Market, fi. 'WINSLOW. C. E. 1‘AGE. .January 11. d6m 11 ANSON di WINSLOW'S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, ——AND— Plough MHuufactory, TTTTE would inform the public tbat we are prepar ▼ ▼ ed lo furnish Castings of every description to order at short notice. We now have on hand an as sortment oiW indow Weights. Sled Shoes and other castings. :j&-' We are prepared to turnlsh Castings for Bail Road Companies and Ship Builders. Also, Blaning, Jointing, Matching and Sawing promptly done J. W. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. ill York *U, Head of Smith’a Wharf. Jan 1—d Dffl?e'WeU(1 *oar-ord®rs ,or Job.Work to Dally Pr* COPAHTNEKSHIP. COPARTNERSHIP. 1MIE undersigned have this day formed a Co partnership under tiic name and style of EISK & WESTON, as Commission Merchants and Wholesale Dealers in FLOUR. S. H. DISK, N. WESTON. Portland, Fch. e, 18t>7. febU d2w Copartnership Notice. A.?' day retired from the • *r"f .°J,X25FAN1 DY™ & CO, in favor of K. m. nlOUAiUlaON, and the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At the old stajid, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business in W. V. Goods, Groceries, Flour n ml Pro* H. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNAFORD. Feb 2—i!8m Copartnership. Malcolm f. ttamSiond and Fessenden v. OARN EV, ore admitted as partners from this date. The firm will be SHAW, BAHJIOND & CARIVEY, And we shall continue tlio Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision business, at the old stand,No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW. Portland, Feb. 4. 1807. lui Copartnership Notice. MR. LEANDER W. FOBES is admitted a partner in our firm from this date. , „ BURGESS, FOBES & CO, febldlm WOT IC E . THE subscriber having disposed ci bis Stock in store to Messrs Burgess, Fobes & €©., Requests all persons indebted to him to call at their Counting Room No. MO Commercial Ml.. Thom as Block, and settle. Thankful lor past favors, he commends to his irieuds and former patrons their large and well selected Stock ol Leads, Oils, Colors, &c. CHARLES FOBES. Portland, Jan. 2, 1867. 02m Dissolution of Copartnership THE copartnership borotptore dial lug under ilia name of CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., to this day dissolved by mutual consent, All lersons hulli ng lulls against the firm, are ri'iprested to present them ior payment, and those indebted will ideas,.- call and settle at — 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS. WILLIAM G. TWOMBLT. The subscriber having obtained the line store No. 337 Congress Street, will couuuuo the business, and will keep constantly on hand PIANO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Steinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manufacturer's lowest prices. Also, a go-id assortment of ORGANS anil MELODK GNS. OLD PIANOS taken In oxcliangc. Orik-rH for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. WOT. «. TWOOTBLY. November 26, 1866. dtf RE-OPENING ! The subM-i-iber haring purchased the Slock and Store lately occupied by JOHJf CROCKETT & CO,, NO. 11 PREBLE STREET, Will re-open for business Tuesday, Jan. £50, 1807, anil will sell off the entire stock at greatly reduced prices, consisting of NEW AND SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, Crockery and Glass Ware, Carpeting, Paper Hangings, Window Shades, together with a general assortment of OOlIgE.FlJBNISHLlC: <-001)8. MR. LEVI F. HOYT is connected with this establishment, and will be liappy to wait on any of his customers and friends who may favor us with a call. Jan29dlm_Wl£.IdMAItl LOWELL. Portable Steam Engines, COMBINING the Maximum ol efficiency, dura bility and economy with the minimum of weight and price. They are widely and lavorably known, more than OOO being in use. All warranted satis factory, or no sale. Descriptive circulars sent on application. Address i. €. nOADLEV Or CO. „ Lawrence, Mass. Feb 8. 1867—d3m NEW GO O DSl P. B. EROST, Ilcrcliant Tailor, 3321-2 Congress Street, Has just received a line lei ol FAI^L GOODS Soil able lor the season, which will be made up in the most t hor manner sept Ift-rcod Store to Let. THE GOTHIC STORE on Congress Street, op posite LtLlayette Street. This is ono of the best stands for the Grocery Hiimmicm* in the City, having had a large trade lor the past ten years. Apply to S. L. CARLETON, jan 1 dedtf ‘27 Market Square. vysiers, uysiers x By the Barrel, Bushel, Gallon or Quart. Put up in kegs and cans of all sizes for tlhe trade or family use. .'Being near the Telegraph and Express Ol rices, I am prepared to put up all or ders to the latest moment. All in want of Oysters will find the be st assortment in the city. EJp^Choice 'York Bay, Shrewsbury, Cherry S tone, and York ltivt r constantly on Land. K. D. ATWOOD, A l wood’ft Oyftter House, 43, 47 and 40 Centre St., Portland, Hie. February 1. d2m brimtoFaoademy. THE SPITING TERM of this Institution will comme nee on TUESDAY, February 20th, .and continue eleven weeks. C. E. 1 R1J/JTON, A. HI., Principal. Competent Said accomplished teachers will be em ployed in all departments of the school. Good board furnished in the vicinity at $3.00 per week. Rooms for t*jlf-boarding easily obtained. Text book* furnished at Portland prices by the Principal. T. II. MEAD, Secretary. No. llridgtciM, Jan. 30,1807. iebCd2aw£w3w North Yarmouth Academy, - AT - VA.RHIOIITH, HI AIM K. rpiIE Spring Term of ten weeks, will commence A Feb. 25th, under the same board of instruction as heretofore. For particulars address E. S. IIoyt, A. M., Princi pal, or ^JAMES BATES, Beev. Yarmouth’ Feb 8, 18G7. Iel4d&w2w Franklin Family School, FOB BOYS, TOPSHAM, - - - MAINE. A GOOD HOME SCHOOL for Boys, easily acces sible l»y K. & P. It. R., twciitv-tive miles trnin Portland, nine miles from Bath. For Circular. Ac., address the Principal, feblf, dlw H. A. RANDALL. GREAT DISCOVERY I BOGKBS’ Excelsior Pain Curcr. The Best Prepiiration Ever made For the following Complaints: ALL NERVOUS and NEURALGIC PAINS, PLEURISY PAINS, RHEUMATISM, TOOTHACHE, .. HEADACHE, EARACHE, STIFF NECK, DIPHTHERIA, , SOI1E THROAT and AGUE. TrCnJ,li*l'laWe in all casus of Sprains and Bruises. whoir£}u Wl." bu «ati»tio»i. Manufactured and “ an,i retail hv W . W Rogers, Hampden »&ieSo1? to Portland b? li.H.l'lAY 8, to., wholesale and retail. jalKldn* FOR sale. f ) Y liiuie r" h [17 "erizoutal Sunni Eufiinr. vutli Cylinder 16 17 whes diameter, 44 inch Strobe -iron laid and heavy fly Wheel. Two flu ■ B ,ilere 40 in diameter,30 lee t long with two ti„„B ln earl, la In. diameter. 1 he w hole is complete in all its i,arts and in good order, -and will be s ,ld at a bargain 1 Apply to T. U. WiiHTo V, Or the Porllnud Cl onion,,r Portland, Feb. 2, 1867. feb5 U30<1 ed To Let. /ANE Brick store, three stories, No. 60 Unioi V/ street. Ay,ply to J**1" ST, JOHN SMITH, KUniOVALS. CHINA TEA STORE, HAS REMOVED To the Old Stand, No. 135 Middle St., PORTLAND. Gr. C. SHAW, Proprietor. February 6—dtl A. & S.J^. SPRI NG HAVE removed to their former place of business, over the 0< «*au lusuraucc Olftiet*, corner Exchange and Milk Street. eM4 dly, R E MOVAL ! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailoi*, Has Removed to his New Rooms, Wo. 3 Free Street Block, Fel)12 Over Chadbonrn * Kendall. dtl R E M O V E I) . STROU T & GAGE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal St$., Over JLnriag’n Drag Slsie. S. C. MXAOUT. II. w. GAGE* f dec31 ( d&wtt REMOVAL. LAIK & LITTLE, Jobbers of Dry Goods and Woolens, have this day removed to their new store, Nos. 142 * 144 Middle Street. Portland, Feb. 13,18C7. fcbl4(l&w2w llEMOTAL. Z. K. HARMOM, WAB CliAMI AGENT, Has removed to hU new otice, at the Old Stand in Jose Block, No. 88 Exchange St., (opl*osite the Custom House.) Portland, Feb. 11,1BC7. d&w3w It EM OVAL. JAM ES O'lJONNELL, Counsellor at Law, WtlaiT Public Ac Conuisuouer of Deeds, lias removed to Clapp's New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf R £ MO V A L ! XT. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, Aud Nstfritsr of Puteuto, Has Removed to Corner of Brown and Congress Streets, ,1al6 BROWN'S NEW BLOCK. dtl OUT OF THU FIRM I B. F. SMITH A SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. aug-J) n dtl 0. 0. DOWN ES, " MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, COBNEK OF CHESTNNT August 30, I860. n dtl HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. Sei»5lftl 11. C. PEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBEUS OF Huts, Cups tmd Fills. Portland, Dec. 3d 1866. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Sireet, F. R. HARRIS. de4tf .7. E. WATERHOUSE. O. M. A D. fV.NASn have resumed business at the head of Long Wharf, under J. W. Munger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive their orders as usual. July 10, 1866. n dtf DOW Ac LIBBItV. luHurBuce Agent*, will he found at No 117 Commercial, coiner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office of Boston; Narragansett Office of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Siaudard Office of New York, and other reliable offices, are represented by this auency. John Dow. jy25dtf F. W. Libbey. BY BON, OBEENOUOII A CO., Furs, Hals, Cups ami Kobe*, 164 Middle St,, over T. Bailey if Co. jull7tt MTOODIHAN. TMKJS A CA, Wholesale t ? Dry Goods. No. 4 Galt Block, Commcroial St. Jul 17—cltt MGT1CE. H. J. LIBBY A CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story. iyll tf JAMB BONK ME BB1I.I., Dealer ' in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Calei. iyI2dtf I^AOLE Ml LLS, although burned up, the Pro Si prietors, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to furnish Coffees, Spices, Cream Tartar', Ac, at their new place of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order Slate may be lound at Messrs. Low, Plummer A Co’s, No 83 Commercial St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Papor Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. All orders i roniptly attended to. Goods at ihe low st prices. jullCtf H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer, may he • found at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak St. julllutt RS. WEBSTER if CO., can bo found at the store • of C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we offer a good assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Ufxxls at low prices. jul 16 QM1TH A REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton ° Block, Congress St. Same entrance as U. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf HE KAHTSBN EXPRESS CO. are now permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepared to do Express Business over all the Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by P. S. A P., Eastern and Boston A Maine Roads to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot the country. For the convenience ot our customer* on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order book lor lreight Calls will be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. —- Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. J>24 tf___ JA E. M# BA \ I), Attorneys and Counsellors, • No. 16 Free Street, near Middle. jull3 1JATHAN GOTTLD, Merchant Tailor, lias removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Sweetsii ’s Apothe cary store. jylo—tt EbLoIN a WEBB, Attorneys mmd Couunfcllora, at the Boody House, coiner ot Congress and Chestnut streets. jy26 I 331 Congress St, Portland, , Maine, /r L. B. FOLLETTE, HOSIERY AND GLOVES, hog? skibts and gobbets, Ladies’ & Ciiildrei’s Underflannels, WHOLES A 1*5 AND RETAIL. CTTr* Corner of Congress ftt. and Tolman Place. Feb 7, 1807.—«lly A "MW Middle SliCci. Jenck’s Improved Window Spring. (Patented Feb. 1st, 18G5.) V\TE are now prepared to fill V V orders for tho above named Spring, which lias proved to he the best and most durable in the market. It is easily applied, and can be adjusted to suit all com mon, size sash, will work as well on the top as bottom sash, bolding the sash at any de sirable point. |lor sale at wholesale, by D. J>. SWEET &.C0., (solo agent9 for the New England States,) Pawtucket, it. 1. For Sale in Portland, by KINO, Jfc DEXTER, No.175 Feb5d2w M' Mumt. C%C\C\ TOWS Cumberland Tore Baw Bone UUU Phos. of Lime. 50 Tons Coe’s Phosphate of Lime. 25 Tons E. F. Coe’s Phosphate of lame. 20 Tons Lloyd’s Phosphate of Lime. 500 Barrels Lodi Foudrette. :i00 Bawds Littlefield's Pondrettc. 4<»ft Barrels Fish Guano. l*y~For sale at Manufacturer’s Prices, by KENDALL ft WHITNEY. Feb 8.1867._ fe»13inU_ To Let, ritHIRD story In tbo new Week over Slrnw’a Tea A Store, Middle Street. Fjiqufrc ot JACOB MeLKLI.AN, Ocean lnburouce OlUee, Exchange Street. 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The tallowing statement of Policies, taken out at .ins Agency and now in torce, show the large in crease, or dividends, over the payments in these tew cases. Many others, with references, can be fur nished if desired: No of Sum Ain’t of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prem. 1M. Additions, of Policy. 518 $3500 $2252,26 $2740,22 $0240,22 630 500 261,23 375,02 875,02 4146 mo 533,90 685,93 1685,03 7767 8000 3890,20 4836,67 12,636,87 7862 5060 2008,00 3217,84 8217.84 10325 1000 359,80 544.52 1544,52

10793 3000 1066,20 1679,53 4597,53 12410 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to Feb. I, 1866. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not to apply at the Agency of w. D. LtITTIvtE & Co, No 79 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. Non Forfeiting, Endowment, Teu Year, uud all other Forma ofFolicleM are Im Mued by thiM Company, on more favor able advantage* ihun by any other. This Co. issued during the last 12 months, 13.313 Policies, being 1,000 inorf than issued by any other Co. in this country. Cash received for PREMIUMS $5*342,812. Receipts tor interest, $1,112,000, w hile its losses being only $772,000, showing the receipts for interest to be nearly $350,000 more Ilian its losses. tBe cartful not to cortfound the name qf this (Jo. with others similar. feblt* dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. F0YE, COFFIN & SWAN, UNDERWRITERS, ' —AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to their old stand, Oceau lnsurauce Co.’s Block, EXCHANGE STREET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panics in all departments of insurance. Losses equitably ad j us led and promptly paid. feb!3dtf ATLANTIC Mutual Insurance Company. Bt Wall SI, cor. William, NEW YOBK, January, 1606. Insures against Marine and Inland Navi gatiou Risks. TIip whole profits ot the Company revert to the Assured, aud are divided annually, upon the Premi ums terminated during i he year; and lor which Cer tificates are issued, bearing interest until redeemed. 'Lhe Dividend was 40 per ceut. in each ot the years 1863-4, and 6, aud 36 per ceut. iu 1866. Tlie^ Company has A»»ei*, Over Twelve .Million Dollar*, viz:— United States aud State of New-York Stocks, City, Bank and other Stocks, f4,828,686 Loaussecured by Stocks and otherwise, 3,330,350 Premium Motes and Bills Receivable, Real Estate, Bond and Mortgages and other se curities, 3,050,025 United States Gold Cotu, so,460 Gasilin Bank 3to,560 $12,190,970 XBUBnOEftt JoLn D. Jones, Charles Dennis, W. H. H. Moore, Henry Coit, VVin.C. Pickersgill, Lewis CoHIs, U. UmmU, Lowell Holbrook, R. Warren Weston, Royal Phelps, Caleb Barstow, A. P.Pillot, Wm. £. Dodge, Geo. G. Hobson, David Lane, James Bryce, Leroy M. Wiley, Daniels. Miller, Win. Sturgis, Henry K. Bogert, Joshua J. Henry, Dennis Perkins, Jos. Gailard, Jr., J. Henry Burgy, c.'x'ijsiJr""" B. J. Howland, Benj. Babcock, Fletcher Wes tray, Rubt. B. Minturn, Jr, Gordon W. Burnham, Fred’k Cliauncey, James Low, Geo. S. Stephenson, Wrn.H. Webb. uoun u. JONES, President. Charles Dennis, Vice-President. W. H. H. Moore, 2d Vice-Prcst. J. D. Hewlett, 3d Vice-Prest. J. H. Chapman, Secretary. Applications tor Insurance with-tlie above liumed Company received and forwarded by John W. ITIlinger, C o rrespou tlcuf. apl4dlmeod9ni&w6w K £ iU O V A L . Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 06 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, and for any afhounl, in companies second to no others on the globe, and on the most favorable terms. Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. November 5,1860. dtf LW. 'JTwouiblcy, General Insurance Broker, • would inform bis many friends and the publ’c generally that he is prepared to continue the Insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Rire, Life and Marine Insurance to any extent in the best Com p nles in the United States. All business entrusted to my c re shall be faithfully attended to. Office at C. M. Lice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. iull6tf SPECIAL NOTICE —OF— Lite Insurance! TJTAVING been appointed General Agents lor J. Maine of the old New England Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of Boston, Mass., being the oldest purely Mutual Lite his. Co. in America, we wish fitly good, active agents to work in the different cities and villages throughout the State. None need apply unless good reference '•an be give. The Co. is 23 years old anti has paid in Dividends $1,247,000 00 and over $2,000,000 00 in loss es by death. It lias now a well-in vested accumulated Capital of over $4,000,000 00. The Co. formerly made mil paid its dividends once in live years. A Divi leud will l>e made up in Nov. 1866, and annually thereafter, and available one year from dale of Poli cy. Applications for local Agencies will bo made to RUFUS SMALL & SON, Gen’l Agents, no21d3m Biuaetbrd, Me. A Safe Investment! rrOWN OF WESTBROOK Semi-Annual Coupon 1 Bonds. One, two, three and tour years to run; interest and principal payable at Canal National Bank. A tew thousand dollars of the above Stock may be had by applying immediately to WM. M. CLARK, No 78 Commercial Street Portland, Feb 11th, 1867.—d2w* To Let for u Term of Years. THE STORE recently occupied by E. E. Upbuilt & Sou, at the head Richardson’s* Wharf. ALSO FOR SALE. One Hard Wood Counting-Room Desk. 350 bushels Canada West Barley, on the premises. For particulars enquire of UPHAM & ADAMS, febld3g Commercial Street. GAS FIXTURES Z OOVELL & 00, 554 Broadway, New York, Importers and Manufacturers of Chandeliers, Gas Fixtures, &c., Of the latest styles. Store Pendents and Brackets of every variety of pattern made to suit any sized room or hall. The attention of Architects and Builders is respectfully solicited. Prices to suit the times. Before by permission to Messrs. Murrett, Poor & Co., Portland. fcblldlm For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Blocks, nearly new, i from a fishing Schooner of 100 tons; also Top sails, Fore and Mainsails, second hand. SAMPSON & CONANT, decldtf No. J'J & 20 Commercial Wharf. White Meal and Hominy. O.T^ BBL8. Superior White Meal (for Table iJtJ use). 3 lib Is. new Hominy, just received, and for sale in lots to suit purchasers, l>y CHASE BROTHERS, fcb!6STT2w HEAD LONG WHARF. To Kent, \\T A REHOUSE on Custom Honso Wharf. Kn 1 ▼ quire of LYNCH, BARKER & CO., novldtt 139 Commercial street. DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent, will ho paid the stockholders of the Tug Warrior at the office of J. S. Winslow, January 15tli. janlOdtf J. S. WINSLOW, Agent. O Four StoreH for Rent N Union Wharf, size 25 x 50, suitable for Grain or other goods. Apply to , JOSEPH H. WHITE, fchfrltt No. 01 U nion Wbarf. WN. DYER, can be found with a new stock • of Sewing Machines, of various kinds; Silk Twist, Cotton—all kind* uml colors. Needles, Oil, Ac. JBdMi'Idle street, up one tiieht stairs. iull cod IUAUM. 200 M. imported ana domestic Cigars tor sale by C. 0. MITC1TELI, A !>ON, JnllStf IT* Fora Street. daily press. Portland. Monday Morning, February 18, 1867. TUe New*. What is tlie object of the Democratic party” Tire New York Day-Book, a radically Del rc paper which favored the reduction of white laborers to slavery before the war and has not yet ceased to regret the destruction ot that ex cellent system, replies, “Well, as it has been led for the last six years, we should say that its only object was to play the tail to the lie publican kite, and keep as tar out of sight as possible the principles of Democracy.” The Day-Book was exceedingly disgusted with the Philadelphia conventio.., and is outraged by Mr. Johnson’s constitutional amendment which fell still-born in the Senate a week ago. The Day-Book represents the party undoubt edly. The Democratic party never accepted these compromises, and has made its fight uniformly for candidates conspicuous for their opposition to the war and for their obstinate refusal to accept the results ot the war. The leaders of the party may have conscientiously endeavored to keep the principles of Democ racy as far out of sight as possible, but when it came to balloting for candidates the back seats of their conventions came stolidly to the front and chose with unerring instinct the Pillsburys, Clymcrs and Hoffmans for their standard-bearers. The Day-Book ought not to complain of the candidates of its party, and least of a'l of such candidates as Mr. Sinclair, who is now stumping the State of New Hampshire in company with Gen. Ilarriman, the Republi can candidate for Governor. If any man de serves the Copperhead vote Mr. Sinclair is the man. From the beginning of the war to its close he faithfully represented the party which through Franklin Pierce promised that the beginning of the rebellion should be the signal for a Democratic uprising at the North. He has been nominated by a convention which declared that propositions to investi gate the President's conduct are “treasona ble,” and ought to be resisted, and Mr. Ed mund Burke who presided over the conven tion explained that the resistance should be made “with arms if necessary.” The Democ racy of New Hampshire are about as likely to fight now to keep the peace as they were in 18tJl, but whether they do or not, Mr. Sin clair who hails from Bethlehem, is an ex cellent expounder of their new gospel. Mr. Sinclair was a member of the New Hampshire Legislature when the bill to grant the privilege of voting to New Hampshire sol diers in the field came before that laxly. “The Democracy of the country,” said he, “will never submit to the result of an election de cided against them by soldiers’ votes!” Oh, no, the Democracy will never submit to the laws! We have heard that over and over cgain, ana me soutncm wing of the Demo cratic party has tried the expci iment of refus ing to submit on a a grand scale aud with un satisfactory results! We think they will sub mit, even if Congress should exercise its right to enquire into the official conduct of the President. Again when the tattered Hag of the llth New Hampshire, lost and regained in the tierce struggle before Petersburg, was brought into the Hall of Representatives in the New Hampshire Capitol, Mr. Sinclair “improved” the occasion by saying, “That flag speaks more eloquently to-day than hu man tongue can speak of the carnage o( hell which Abolitionism has brought upon the country—that flag which until it was seized by red-handed Abolitionism, floated on every sea, was respected in every land, and never trailed in the dust.” That was the way in which Mr. Sinclair “stood by the flag” during the war. The Day-Book itself might unite with him in this eloquent tribute. The discussion between Mr. Sinclair and Gen Hwriman, does not appear to have in spired the Democratic candidate with any un due confidence as to the result on the second Tuesday of March. Indeed, at Littleton last week Mr. Sinclair publicly intimated that he might decline the nomination m favor of Gen. Belelof Bath. Bath is a little town on the Ammonoosuc river. Gen. Bedel we never had the pleasure of knowing by reputation or otherwise But we sincerely hope the honor of furnishing a Democratic candidate to be beaten and badly beaten will be left to Beth lehem. Mr. Sinclair is an admirable candi date for the purpose—a capital tail to Gen. Ilarriman’s kite, to use the picturesque lan guage of the Day-Book. Besides the party won’t vote for a man who writes “Gen.” to his name. Mr. Sinclair has no right to with draw in this abrupt mauner, merely because he doesn’t get on well in his discussion with our hard-headed friend, Gen. Harriman. It is understood that the orderly management of these testive exhibitions is highly praise worthy. A correspondent of the Boston Journal describes the meetings as pcrlectly “harmonious,” explaining that whenever one side inadvertantly begins to applaud it is in stantly checked by hissing from the other! IValiuaouiul to Mr. Garriaou. It will be remembered that the proposition was made some months since, in considera tion of Mr. Garrison's long and faithful ser vice to the cause of equal rights, service wholly unremunerated since his newspaper has never afforded him a support, in consider ation also of his declining health and the pro longed ilrness of Mrs. Garrison, to oiler him a national testimonial to be provided by the subscriptions of those Americans who tcel that the country owes him a debt of grati tude and desire to pay the first instalment now. The first report of the committee hay ing this matter in charge has been made pub lic as follows: The executive committee of the national testimonial to William Lloyd Garrison have received numerous inquiries as to the condi tion and prospects of the undertertaking, and are happy to be able to assure its friends that both are satislactory. They have repeatedly susiieuded their work, at times when great public interests and claims were especially de manding attention, so that it has made less progress than it would have done under other circiunstances. Tue committee feel that the time has come when the subscriptions already made to the testimonial should be published, so that all interested therein may know what has been done and wbat remains to be done, and that those who have not yet learned of the under taking and who desire to testify their respect for a life of singular and unselfish consecration to the noblest object, may have now the op portunity of contributing such sums as best suit their own convenieuce, the largest and the smallest being alike welcome and impor tant to this Rational Testimonial. The list below is necessarily jmperfcct, as very many friends of the measure, in all parts of the country, who are in communication with the executive committee, have not yet made their report. The committee hope soon to receivo these, but wtll delay this publica tion no longer. All future contributions will be duly acknowledged, from time to time, in the Boston Daily Advertiser. Governor Bullock of Massachusetts, in send ing to the committee his contribution, after alluding to the public grants and private ben elaetions often marie, in other countries in recognition of great public and patriotic ser vices, says: ‘-But here is a man who has plac ed humanity and history under just tribute “ And why shonld it not be rendered to him— “all unsought as U is on bis part,-while his “life endures on the earth ?” The committee hope to receive, without de lay, the names and donations of the friends ol this testimonial in every part of the country. These should lie sent to our Secretary and Assistant Treasurer, Kev. Samuel Muv. Jr., P. O. Box 3005, Boston, Mass. OUllN A. ANDREW, .1. I. BOW IJ1TCH, Wm. E. Coffin, Samuki. E. Sewaia, Tijomah Kissjeia, Wii.i i am Endicott, .ir., Robkbt C. Watebston, Edmund Quincv, Committee. Here fellow the subscriptions, ranging all the way from 50 cents to $500, and making three columns of the Boston Advertiser.— Among the eontributors are Gerritt Smith, Charles Sumner, Janies Speed, Henry Wilson, John A. Andrew, Ales. H. Bullock, Samuel May, Josiah Quincy, Tleknor & Fields, Mrs. Stowe, R. H. Dana, jr., James Redpatb, A. J. Dana, and others. Voluntary contribution* have also been received from England, Scot land and Ireland, the names of John Bright and John Stuart Mill appearing with ollicre on this supplementary list. The amount of subscriptions thus far reported docs not vary much Irom ft:? 1,000. The Creek Question ns it looks in Onoco. A writer, who signs himself “Un Chretien d’OcciUont,” is contributing to an Atiicuiau journal, L’lmlepondence Hullunique, a series of vigorous articles upon “The Cabinets of Europe and the Greek Question.” Ho tells the statesmen of the West, in well-chosen phrases, that in attempting to reform Turkey they are “inoculating a corpse." He calls their attention to the enthusiastic sympathy which the people of all Christian countries 9 low fur the heroic Cretans. He asks these re -tapiats what excuses they will offer to their own countrymen, “when tho last drop of a pure an generous blood shall have beeu shed I?J* 8tuPil> Mussulman?" He warns ^ 0“^ probable result will be a nsing of all the Christian p„pn,ations trlbuta. ry to Turkey and a geUeral war throughout the Orient. He prophesies that the day is not far when the neglect of the Western powers to intimate to the Sublime Porte an order to be more humane towards insurgents will beget an uprising of Epirus and Thessaly, and adds: What will the cabiuots do then? Will they force tue yoke back upon the necks of those people and keep it there by arms? That would be a ridiculous inconsistency, now that the principle of nationalities has just been pro claimed. Would it not be more logical to pre vent the effusion of blood while they have on ly to say a word to doit? Have they reflected fully on all the extremes to which a people, constantly irritated b.v tho agents of an arbi trary power, by the exactions of u stupid Aga or of a fanatical Pacha, who, true descendants of the ferocious Omar, plume themselves ou the evil which they do to the disciples of the gospel, may he carried? “Undoubtedly,” says this western Christian, the Greek people will rise as one man to avenge so many exactious committed and so much blood spilled. Who will not approve them? For four centuries now it groans un der oppression. Is it not high time that it should breathe a little of that free air which vivifies, and which we of the West have en joyed for so long? What man, preserving a lit tle justice in his heart, will refuse to recognize the justice of the pretensions put forth at this moment by tho Greek people and by their friends? Who will blame the vengeance’ of the armed hand?” But this is not all, thinks our Christian. On the heel of insurrection will come reprisals which will shock a ceutury of civilization and progress, and the uonfiagration will spread.— He continues: Are there not millions of Sclaves and Rou manians eager to rise against the systematic tyranny of the agents of the Sublime Porte? Have the cabinets so quickly forgotten the in surrection and the wars of the Servians and the Montenegrins? Just cries for iiidep-nd ence always find echoes, and the spirit of lib erty propagates itself swiftly. But, alas! from liberty to liceuse is hut one step. It is difficult for the voice of moderation to get a hearing from nations armed, and transformed by ven geance. Bloody scenes succeed the volleys of musketry, bayonets tear, sabres mangle what the balls have tailed to kill; and these Greeks —have they not to avenge the massaeret ot Ipsara and of Chio? A few days and they will have more to avenge—their unhappy anil noble brothers in Crete, basely murdered bv the Turks. J At any moment war inay break nnt in Epi rus and Thessaly—terrible war, desperate war —mountain combats a thousand times more terrible than war on a large scale and in the field; ambuscades, surprises, in which none are spared—women, children, old men; then conflagration compl-tiug the work of the sword, and massacre after surrender. What measures will the cabiuet then take to cause a suspension of hostilities? How will they ar rest that mountain war in which expedients take the place of resources, and in which the genius of resistance always in every country takes refuge? When the Greeks shall have found m the mountains o! Epirus their re course against the domination which weighs them down, will it be then a time to make either party, tho aggressive or the defensive, hear reason? The writer goes on to argue that the Greeks are not ambitions. They desire, first, to deliv er themselves from the oppression of the Turks; secondly, the integrity of the territory occupi ed by them, from the Balkan to the Black Sea, from the Ionian Sea to the Mediterranean, aud its reuniou to the crown of King George the First Is this desire unreasonable? Of course not. gays the “Christian.” The Marriage Law agaia. Mb. Editob,—In Thursday’s Press you say ‘that the practically obsolete restriction of which Justice writes contravenes tho spirit of the Civil Rights law, it is impossible to doubt” “The practically obsolete restriction” to which you refer is evidently tho first clause of the thiol section of chapter 50 of the Revised Stat utes, w hich is as follows: “No white person shall intermarry with a ne gro, Indian or mulatto.” It is not proposed to disouss the necessity, wisdom, or justice of this law, but to deny, First—That it is “practically obsolete." Second—That it “contravenes the spirit of the Civil Rights law.” It is not obsolete, because it has been twice reenacted since its original adoption in 1820, viz., at each revision of our statutes, in 1841 and again as late at 1857. The Legislature now in session, after protractod do iberation, have just refused to repeal it. The Revised Statutes of 1857, by reiterated enactments, exhibit the de termination of the Legislature that this “re striction” shall not be found “obsolete.” By sections 13 and 14 of chapter 59, clergymen and justices of the peace are forbidden tojo n in marriage persons thus “restricted,” under penalty of $100, besides losing their right ever to solemnize any more marriages. Chap. 00, -section 1, expressly declares that “all marriages prohibited by law in sec tion 3, of chapter 59, are absolutely void ’’ and section 15 of chapter CO provides that “when a marriage is annulled on accountof the consanguinity or affinity of the parties, or be cause it is between a white person and a negro, mulatto, or indian, the issue is illegitimate;"— thus making no distinction between the efforts of incestuous and iniscegenatious marriages.— Surely statutes of so positive, emphatic and varied provisions not yet ten years old which the present Legislature distinctly refuses to repeal, cannot be termed “practically obsolete.” Neither does it seem to me to “contravene the spirit of the Civil Rights law.” The clause whose spirit it is supposed to violate, is as fol lows: “Citizens of any race and color shall havo the same right to inako and enforce contracts, to sue, to inherit, &c., &c.”— Now whose rights are abridged by the law in question? The while man’s or the black man’s? The black woman's or the white woman’s, tho Indian’s or the mu latto’s? Perhaps you will Bay everybody’s. Granted; but then is hot the “restriction” per fectly equal, and if so, has not each class of citizens the same rights, irrespective of race, color or sex? But if so, then where is the vi olation of the spirit of the Civil Rights act? If there is any inequality in the operation of the Maine “restriction” which race is the more “restricted?” I take it the white woman is thereby as effectually deprived of her right to marry a black husband, as tho black man is of his to marry a white wife. 1U0 writer happened tube in the Senate gal lery at Washington last winter when Senator Hendricks of Indiana asked Senator Trum bull of Illinois, if the State judges of his State would not he amenable to the pains and pen ulties of the First Frcedmcn’s Bureau lull then under discussion if they entorced their State law prohibiting, like ours, miscegenation. Senator Trumbull replied with emphasis in the negative, illustrating as above, and the broad grin and comic expression on the coun tenances of the colored part of the audience, as they saw the point was quite amusing. The first section of the same chapter of our statutes deprives our citizens of the right to marry their relatives up to the degree of uncle aud uieee, aunt and nephew, but it would be difficult to show that there is any inequality in its operatibn. It has been sensibly suggested, and I think not without reason, to extend the prohibition to first cousins; if this should be iloue, would there lie inequality and where? The fact is that all law operates as a restriction on somebody’s rights, unavoidably, but it nev er should do so unequally and therefore, ine quitably. If any ot our varied “restrictions” of the right to marry so operate, I fail to per ceive it. If they do nut, then they contravene neither the letter nor spirit of the Civil Rights act, whose design is simply to secure equal rights.” _. The wisdom of the act or the expediency Its repeal, as has boen remarked, it is no pro , A Radical. posed to discuss._ [In reply to this rather peculiar “Radical” wo have to observe that this law is in our opinion -practically obsolete;” because not withstanding its reaffirmation ten years ago ite prohibition* wan then and have continued to be as absolutely disr. garde,1 as it th,.v , all not existed. No complaint has been against persons living in open violation of the law, no fines have heeu imposed upon cler; y. men or justices of the peace who have cfcoem to solemnize these marriages. Senator Morr 11 exposed himself to a fine of gUHtatid the lets of a considerable total of coutingeut mar ia e fees by pronouncing one of these ill-nssori U couples man and wife, but we do not lea. u th .t he has paid the penalty. If such a h w cannot propel ly l>c called obsolete, it is because it never had any clllcaoy. In the second place wo are told that the law does not contravene tile spirit of the Civil [lights law, because it is perleotly equal in its operation, restricting blacks and whites alike. This is plausible, but a “.Radical” very well knows that tho groin d upon which the law is defended is si pseudo scientific ground which has been laughed . t until most men are very shy of it. It is the pretence that negroes are not degraded mem bers of the human family, hut a race of animals, to l>e classed somewhere between man and tho monkey. Now if we rightly understand tho Civil Kights law, it does not proceed upon any such theory. It recognizes negroes, Indians and even gypsies, as I resident Johnson took pains to point out, as men and women. Intermarriage witlt them is of course a matter of taste and private preference, with which the law has no occasion to interfere.—Ed.] VARIETIES. —A late number of the Revue dee Deux Mon dee states that Professor Trautwetter him made the astounding discovery that the “Nibelungen ied is a treatise on chemistry in the disguise of verse. Etzel, he believes, represents lime, Gunther carbon, Siegfried muriatic acid, Bruneliild carbonic acid, and Kriemhild ivory black, the murder of Siegfried expressing the neutralization of muriatic acid. Darwin's Loves of flic Plants,” and somebody elsc's “Loves of the Triangles,” was nothing to this stupendous joke, which, however, is too great a joke to bo understood in Germany, since Profes or Zonve, of Berlin, in his edition of the “Nibelungen.” examines it with becoming gravity, and concludes sagely that “it appears to rest on no certain basis.” —Mr. W. G. Wills, an able but disagreeable writer, iormerly Mr. Dickon’s working editor is about to publish a new novel, with the start ling title,“The Love that Kills.” —John Ruftini, the author of “Dr. Antonio,” and other greatly admired works of fiction, has a now book nearly ready, entitled “A Quiet Nook.” —Secretary McCulloch has appointed 8. Johnson, a colored man, to a regular first-class clerkship in the Treasury Department at Washington. Mr. Johnson is the first colored man who has occupied a clerkship in any of the government departments. He was a sol dier in .he late war. —In New Zealand, as fast as cereals and root crops aro planted, the worms and insects that blight and destroy them aro found alive and at work, although such worms and insects wero uuvor seen in the colony before. The eggs and grnbs of these destructive creatures were in troduced into the colony with the seed. The New Zealand colonists arc now paying twenty shillings a head for every British insectivorous bird that is lauded alive in the colony. —The congregation of rites at Rome have decided that gold and silver only, “being noble metals,” can be used for the manufacture of chalices. Under certain extraordinary cir cumstances, however, pewter has been used. —Australia is noted for its leeches. A short time since a man arrived in Ararat, Victoria, with twenty-thousand leeches, wliich in three days he caught in a large lagoon. —The fan Francisco Bulletin gays there arc facts to prove “that California is no longer devoted mainly to digging gold, hut can claim to have engaged successively in a greater varie ty of industries than almost any other State in the Union.” In 18(10 the gold uud silver yield of the State was about $44,000,000. Its agri cultural products netted $54,000,1100. Its man ufactured articles were not of a less value than $00,000,000. This last branch of industry is very flourishing. Californians are justly proud ot the rapid growth of their State; they may be equally satisfied with its substantial prosperi ty. —A sew Jersey loan, who had an engine which wouldn't go, went to a nitro-giycBrino manuiactory to get some ot tho “new oil” with which to make it “go.” He was told that ni tio-glycerine was hardly fit for greasing en gines, though there was not .he slightest doubt that it would make it go aud the engineer with it. The man didn’t purchase the ucw oil. —The Springfield armory is giriDg steady employment to one thousand men, and no re duction 01 the iorce is probable at presen.. The manufacture of a new breech-loader, altered rom the old Springfield title musket, has been commenced, and about two hundred a day are now turned out. —Newspapers have risen so rapidly in Ven ice since it has been released from An itrian r'il^Mt the type-founders of Milan cannot s ipPl^roo printing oftlees fast enough. —A pretty good story is told in connection with a Connecticut clergyman who was re pro* ving an old Indian for Iris cruel aud rovengei'ul conduct toward them that had offended him. “You should love your enemies,” observed the parson, “and preserve an affection for those that hurt you.” “I do love my enemies,” re torted the son of nature, “aud have a great af fection for them that hurt me.” “No such tbiug,” returned tho clergyman, “you don’t love your enemies.” “I do.” “Who are the enemies you love?" “Rum and cider.” —The great Exposition is, it is re ported, to be made occasion, among other extraordinary performances, of an international swiminiug match across the British Channel. The com peting uuheroic LjanJers are to be accom panied on their watery way by safety boats, aud each of them will have right to a reposing board, which he will push beiore him or from time to time rest himself. — It is reported lrom Madrid that tho Duke and Duchess of Montpensier have bccu order ed by the Queen to leave Spain before the end of the present mouth; aud from Seville we hear that their royal highnesses are pre paring to leave for England. They will hereafter live at Richmond, near Loudon. Queen Isabella has bauisued some o: tlie first civilians of her kingdom, and now shows her impartiality by striking at the princes. —An English journal says that Lord Derby’s government may not be destined to last very long; but no oue can say that it has not left its mark upou the country. Lord Derby has ap pointed ten judges, all of a row; half-a-dozen peers, including a truthful aud a beautiful baronet;three bishops, though only Irish aud Indian; five baronets and twelve knights. He lias had to dispose of three garters, five lord-lieutenancies,and foul colonial governor ships. —King Charles X v. of Sweden has written a memoir on military reform, dedicated to the Emperor Napoleon. —A nephew of Stonewall Jackson is in Connecticut to raise money for educational purposes in the South. He says that ill the Northern States tlio radical Republicans have contributed generally, while the Democrats whom ho regarded as his special friends have done almost nothing. —Reports are rife again that Queen Victoria is threatened with lusamtv, the old enemy of the Guelph Idood. The critical moment has often seemed to lie near, but the vital energy of the Queen has triumphed over the heredit ary taint, and the much-fcarcd calamity has been postponed. In view, however, of the un certainties of her condition, the country is looking with grave anxiety upon the wild courses of the heir to the throne, and wonder ing if lie will not, like Harry Monmouth, throw aside his follies, and behave as a king should. —They have a skater at Louisville, Kv , who wears three skates. Both his legs were cut oil by a railroad accident some time since, so lie i-nt.i uses the other two with sits on one skate, aim usis his hands, very successfully too Philadelphia divine says that has a tendency to "shrivel up all man's moral •• an.l reduces society to a nonentity —It is now stated positivly that the Itosa Parepa marriage will take place late in tte I spring. (j_For winter bonnets the latest style consists of a postage stamp with strings of green rib bons ; the hair is carefully combed back, so as to give the air uninterrupted access to the roots and the ears and neek. This style is highly recommended by physicians. —Mrs. Lutz was married at Ciioievillo, ' hie, la'el., her own daughter and gr ind- a ghter acting as bridesmaids. The Ep seopalians of Louitvi.. bs 0 open ed a ol ,re l high school. —A ahaiu- hr* tin 'e h -self a Dtw o-Unty, nod Christ«atdi* “Duu«"