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j-i; uuabiuned June 2.i, mu. w. «■_PORTLAND, TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 26, 1867. Eight Dollar, Plr an„„m, in „,,„ane^ THK PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is published everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. 1 Printers Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, PROPRIETOR. Terms Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published fit the a nue place every Thursday morning at 9‘-•00 a year, 11variably in advance. Kates of advertising.—One inch of space,in linethol column, constitutes a “square.** $1.50 per »quaie daily first week: 75 cents per W Vk alter; three Insertions, or less,$1.00; coutinu t r every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Hall square, three insertions or less, 75Fcents; one w k. $1.00; 50 cents per week alter. Under head ot “AMirsEUEmt” 92.00pet square pa week: three insertions or less,$1.50. .Special Not ices ,91.25 per square tor the first in sertion, and 25 cents per square for each - ubseqin.nl u.-ertion. Advertisements inserted in the “Maine State Pa ess (which has h large circulation in every par ol flic State) for $1*00 per square tor first insertion* a id 50 cents per square tor each subsequent iuscr tion. Business cards. C. J. SCHUMACHEB, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. O. Schlottcr beclr & Co., 303 fougrriiH Nt, Portland, Me, j&12dtf One door above Brown. H.M.BRE WEB, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) IRanatactnrer of Leather Belliag. Also lor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, HIIETI4 and IIIUS, 8«pt3dtf n 311 CougreftN Htruci. W. P. FREEMAN & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers of FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-lied*, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, No. 1 Clupp% Hlock- fool Chestnut Street, , Porilnud. Freeman, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quinky. _ti u A. N. NOYES & SON, Manutacturcrs anil dealer* 1n Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Cuu bo found in their NEW BUILhlNB ON LIMB NT., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will bp pleased to see all tlieir former customers and receive orders as usual. a^glTdtf' u CHASE, CRAM A STURTEVAWT, GJENEHALt>0}l Commission Merchants, Wldgery1. Wliurl. Portland, Mb. octlGdti HOWARD A CLEAVES, Attorneys k Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M ,NE. Office jVo. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, jy9tt n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater Manufacturer of Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Conr/ress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—<llv n BRADBURY & SWEAT~ Counsellors at Law, ‘449 CONCURK*«i HTBF.GT, Chadwick Mansion, opposite United States Hotel, Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury. nov 9tt 1 . P. M. Sweat, Peering, Milliken k Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _aug31-dtf Poi ilaud, Muine* JOSEPH STORY Penrhyn Marble Co. Manutacturere and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops. Importer and dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots, Hauging Vases, Parian. Bisque, and Bronze Statuetts ami Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe rniau and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TKEMONT STREET Studio Building ang22—Oni n^ BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. U. F. SHEPLEY. Jv9tl A. A. STROUT. ■ 11. W. 11 OB IN & ON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 4 49 Cong re no Ml reel. Jan 4—dtt* PERCIVAIi BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Bloch, Congress Street, Two Doom above Preble II ohm-, PORTLAND, ME. nov 19 _ tf DAVIS, ME8ERVE, HASKELL & CO., Importers and Jobbers of Hey Goods and Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Slicn,] F. DAVIS, PORTLAND, MB E. CHAPMAN. llOVaTMtt' W. F. PHILLIPS & CO., Wholesale Druggists, Wo. 148 Eorti Street. oct 17-dtl JOHN W, DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec tf—dtt JiOSS A FEEN y, PLASTER K K S. PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL 8TU000 AND MAST10 WOEKEBB, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, MB. Coloring. Whitening .aid White-Washing prompt ,y attended to. Orders irom out ol town solicited. May 22—dtt JOHN E. DOW, Jr., ' Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUHCEY COURT, Wall Street) ----- New York City. HyConimisisiouer for Maine and Massacliuaetta. Jan. 29 dtf WM. W. WHIPPLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MABKET SQUAEE, PORTLAND, ME. UUg2 t, SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, ICO FORE STREET, PORTLAND, Me. jan14 dtt W. W. THOMAS. Jr.. Attorney and CounselleT at Law, (Chadwick House,] 249 Congress Street. Of th-illy A. O. SCULOTTKltltKCH A CO, Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Congress St, one door above Brown, POBTI.AND, me. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions Is one ol our Specialities. Using Preparations of our own nianuufacturo, we are able to vouch lor their purity. hand a lull supply of LUBTN’S EMltACTs, i’OWllJ- It jt|„j v>( ,AP, FANCY GOODS, Toilet Articles, Heed’s J.l'tuM Jlye Colors. Wtl on - Herbs, Marsh’s Celebrated Trusses and Supporters, Patent Medicines, Hair Restorers Ci gars Tobacco, Artist*’ material., Ac., Ac. Jan 12—d2m “o J. Y. HtntsutTs, «~r~ I loop Skirt Munufiu’tiu-ei’, ’ " DEALER IN English, French and Americau Oorssts, Fancy Goods AND LACES, HOSIERY, GLOVES, And all kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Buttons. Hand-Knit German Worsted Garments made to order. 5£g*“Hoop Skirts made to older. AS Clapp’. Block, CONGRESS STREET, PORTLAND, ME, Gtt buisness cards. THOMAS M. HI VEEN, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Exchange Street, cor. of Federal, (CUPP’S block.) Ieb25_______U2w*_ COLLIITS, BLISS & CO., PRODUCE Comm ission Merchants. itteuioiAi' (hr Noii|iureil French Ciuuu*. , (£jr Casti advances made on coiiBigninontB. i.t'l Wlale Wired, ami 130 Central Wired, FeU. 25. HOWTO*. 3m Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, BOODV HOLME, COR. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, febl4dtf _ Portland. WALTER COREY & CO, MANCFACftjRER-t ANII DeALF.RS IS FURWITI BE S Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Herts, <ic. Clapp’* Block, Kennebec Sired, {Opposite Foot of Chestnut,) FebGdtf_Pt JUTLAND. GEO. S. NUTTING, ~~ Counsellor at Laur, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. 11.'{ Federal Street, teblMlm_ POHTLAND^Me. U I LI. IA M A. PEARCE, 1* LUMBER ! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, ^ nrm, Cold and Shower Baiba, Wash Botvin, Brass and Kilvcr Plated Corks. Every description of Water Fixture for Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public l>uildings, Ships, etc., ai ranged and set up in the best inamicr. and all orders in town or country faitlifully executed. Constantly on hand Lead pipes and Sheet Lead aiel ltcer Pumps of all kinds. Aiso, 'I'in ICoofiu^, Tin C’onductorM and work in that line done in the best manner. £4rJAll kimls of .lobbing promptly at ended to. NO. ISO HUH: ST., 1‘oilluuil, Me. jan!5 •. d3m W. 14. WOOD «l- SOX, BROKERS, No. 17S-Fore Street. »y*». _ J. B. HUDSON, JIJ., ARTIST. Studio No HOI 1-2 Congress Street. tE&“Les80n* given in Painting and Drawing. Fcbruury 1— c4tf WRIGHT & CLARK, FRESCO PAINTERS, In Oil ami Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Block, two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. lar w« are prepared to design and execute every | description of Wall and Ceiling Decorations, for Cliurcltcs* Public Buildings,Private Residences,Halls, &c. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription of Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in Varnish or French Polish. jal!kI3m J. &> C. #J. BARBOUR, DEALERS IN Hoyt's Premium Patent Hi vetted Oak and Hemlock Ecsitlier Belting, Lace Leather and Hemp Packing. Rubber ISelting;, How, Hloiim PncbiuK, Clothing, Ac., Ac. JSTo. 8 Exchange Staeet, FfcbfeodOm PORTLAND, ME. Kimball & Prince, Dentistw. No, 11 Olapp's Block, Congress Street, OppoNitr Old t’ily IVaEI, PORTLAND, MAINE. C. Kimball, D. I>. S. oclOcodti Fred A. Prince IF.M.l\i\SO\\ STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND ME U021dt LEWIS PIEK<!E, Attorney, and Conusellor At Law, No. 8 Clapps Block. jul2l KII1I.DINO. TO BUILDERS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames tor early Spring business, will do well to leave tlxeir orders at once with STEVENS A TOE It BILL, at their Lumhcr Wharf, Commi r* tal Street, near loot of Maple Street, where can always he found a large Stock ot Dine, Spruce, Walnut. Chest nut and Butternut Lumber, Clapboards, Shingles, Laths, &c., &e. Also—Doors, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Sashes, glazed and unglazed, at lowest prices. Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, feb 11 d2m AiU Hi rEmiKE; a ms \eekina. Messrs. ANDERSON. BONNLLI. 6, CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in future carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. Dai ries intending to build are invited to call at tfaeii office, No, 3oc Congress street, and examine eleva tions and plans ot churches, hanks, stores, blocks ot buildings, ^-e. j 1‘j WM. H WALKER, ~ 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent lor the State for II . W . JOHNS’ Improved Hoofing, Fpr buildings ol all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECKING. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing all kinds ol roofs. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT tor iron and woodwork, Metal Roofs, die. COBIPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leak, shingled roots. BLACK VARNISH, for Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, e reular, prices, Arc. furnished by mail or on application at the otlie«. where samples and testimonials can he seen. bcplJdtf COOPER It MORSE, 11CAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and 1- friends that they have resumed business at their OLD STAND, lorner of Market and Mdk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Lame, &c., That the market affords, and it will be their earnest andcavor to serve their customers with promptness ami fidelity. decl dtt VAKNiSHESr Wholesale and Retail: COACH. DRYING JAPAN, FURNITURE, BAKING do. DAM All, SPIRITS TURPENTINE SHELLAC, BENZINE, BLACK AND ENAMEL RAW AND BOILED LEATHER VARNISH- LINSEED OIL, ES. t. aT" At the Ijowest Prices, .yl 3 A. P. FUI.I.KR, Ynrmali .11 mmliirliiri r, tos Fore Niicci, Portland. teblO deoddnt S. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEAV GROCERY 1 HAVING mowed into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and tilted it for a FIRST CLASH BROCLR1, we beg leave to return our thanks to our numerous patrons for past tbvors, and inform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for selling the best of BEEF, and all kinds <»f MEATS and VEGETABLES, we have added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and ho|* by selling tlic best of goods Al ihc Lowml C'nMli Prices! to merit a lair share of patronage. The same atten tion as heretofore paid to orders for Meats and Vege tables for dinners. Cart will call for orders every morning it desired. S. WINSLOW & CO. B. WINSLOW. N°- ***** Str2elE“‘ January II. dGm J/A XS ON A If j a ,s L iJ W’S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, -AND Plough Manufactory, WE would inform the public that we arc prepar ed to furnish Castings of every description to order at slun t notice. We now have on hand an as sortment ot Window Weights. Sled Shoes and other eastings. Mr VVc are prepared to furnish Castings for Ball Koad Companies and Ship Builder*. Also, Flailing, Jointing, Matcliing and Sawing promptly done J. W. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. ih Vorh Hi., Head of Nmifli’M Wharf. j Jar. 1—d_ : o Y rri:w .*s i WILLIAM H. DARTOlt, AT his stores, No*. 231 & 233 CongressStreet,near New City Building, is constantly receiving l'rcsh arrivals of New York and Virginia Oysters, which ho Is prepared to sell by the gallon quart or bushel, or served up in any style. •lauuary 5, IK#7. dtf COPA UTNEKS1I IP. Copartnership Notice, THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of GKEENE, HEAD & SMALL, and have taken store No. 157 Commercial Nt„ corner of Union, where they will transact a Wholesale Flour,Grocery & Provision Business. Their ol.l friends and tlie public generally are re spectfully invited to call. CYRUS GREENE, JOSEPH W. READ, GEO. M. SMALL. Portland, Feb. 11, 1867. feblS llm COPARTNERSHIP. rpilF. undersigned have this day formed a Co A partnership under the name and style of LISK & WEVTON, as Commission Merchants and Wholesale Dealers in FLOCK. s. H. LISK, N. WESTON. ^Portland, Feb. 6, lt*7. lfebll d2w Copartnership Notice. AP. IHORGAN has this day retired from the • firm of MORGAN. DYER & CO, in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, and the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.," At the old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale i llusinuss in W. I. Good*, Groceries, Flour and Pro vision*. R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNAFOP.D. Fob 2—d3w Copartnership. Malcolm f. hammond and fessenden v. CARNEY, are admitted as partners from this date. Tlie firm will bo SHAW, HAMMOND & CARNEY, And we shall continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision business, at the old stand, No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW. Portland, Feb. 4,18G7. lm Copartnership Notice. MU. LEANDER W. FOBES is admitted a partner In our firm from this date. BURGESS, FOBES & CO. fcbldlm NOTICE. THE subscriber having disposed cl his Stock in store to Messrs Burgess, Fobcs A Co., Requests all persons indebted to him to call at their Counting Room No. NO Commercial HI..Thom as Block, and settle. Thankful lor past favors, he commends to his friends and former patrons their large and well selected Stock of Leads, Oils, Colors, &c. CHARLES FORES. Portland, Jan. 2, 1867. (12m JOlssol ution of Copartnership rpHE copartnership heretofore existing under the A name of CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All Iversons liold ng bills against the linn, are requested to present them for pavmeut, and those indebted will please call and settle at 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the hue store No. 337 Congress Street, will continue tbc 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 manutheturer’s LOWEST PRICES. Also, a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS OLD PIANOS taken in exchange. 9Wr* Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. WM. G. TWOMULY. November 26, 1866. dtt* Hew Store, Hew uooils. EVANS &~BAYLEY, Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block, WILL Ol’ES MONDAY, Jau. 14th, a new and complete assortment ot FURNITURE, Crockery, Glass and Silver Plated Ware, Beddingr, Upholstery Goods, and a first class stock of HOUSE FURNISHINO ARTICLES of every description. By a strict attention to business and the wants of their customers, they arc in hopes to merit a fair share of the palronage of the public. An inspection of our stock and prices is respect hilly invited. Wardrooms Nob, 1 & 2 Free Street Block. K 1 BAYI.liV. Portland, Ja ’2, 1867. janl4dtl :t:ti Congress St, Portland, Maine. L. B. FOIiLETTE, HOSIERY AXT> OLO VES, HOOP SKIRTS AND CORSETS, Ladies’ & Children'll Under flannels, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. Jpfr* Corner of Congress St. and Tolman Place. Fob 7, 1807.—dly FOR SALE. ONF. high pressure, horizontal Steam Engine, with < Cylinder 1(! inches diameter, 14 inch stroke —iron bod and heavy ny wheel. Two flue Boilers 40 in: diameter.30 feet long with two lines in each 13 in. diameter. The whole is complete in all its parts, and in good order, and will be 9<»ld at a bargain. Apply to ■■ Portland, Feb. 2, New Store—Just Open. BLUNT-*; FOSS, DEALERS IN Builders Hardwarfi,Nails,Glass/Wooden Ware DOOMS, SASH AND BLINDS, ami CARPKN TEUS’ TOOLS in Great Variety. On Middle, between Hampshire & Franklin Sts J ah. P. Blunt. ja24d3m* Jas. A. Foss. French Language and Literature TAUGHT BY PROF. LEON DE MONTIER, I^llOM Fiance; graduated in the Acadcmie dc Par . is Univer&ilic do France. Laic Prolcssor in the French Language and Literature in the McGill Uni versity and High School of Montreal. Canada East. Prol'. LEON de MONTIER begs leave to say that he is prepared to give Lessons in the above impor tant brauceh of modern education, both in Schools and private families. Classes may also be t'ormei^by l gentlemen and ladies desirous of acquiring a thor ough knowledge ami the fluent speaking of the French Language. Prof. L. de M.’s method of teaching French will j 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 all well educated people. Nothing shall be w anting on the part of Prof. L. da M. to enable bis pupils to make the most rapid pro gress, and by bis exertions to speak the French lan guage in the shortest time. Applications a< to the terms may be made by letter or otherwise, at 52 Free St, or at Messrs Bailey & Noyes Book store, Exchange st. Heteiences are kindly permitted by the following: In Portland.—Rev, Dr. Dalton,cornerSouth and Spring Streets; Rev. E. Holies; 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 Crossman’s Polish, Crossman’s Polish. Crossman’s Union Furniture Polish! Tun-: best in the world for Polishing Mahogany, Walnut, Stair-Posts, Rails, Counters, or any kind ot Furniture. This Polish has been used by Mr Crossman for the last twenty years, giving perfect sat isfaction to all. 11 is warranted to stand a tempera ture of two hundred degs. of heat, and is not other wise easily defaced. Furniture polished with it will be perfectly dry and ready for use in five minutes al ter the Polish is put on. Price Seventy-Five and Fif ty Cts. per bottle; any one can use it by following the Directions on the bottle. Reference—Messrs C. & L. Frost.Capt Inman,USA, Messrs. Breed & Tukcy, Beni Stevens, Jr., Wm. Allen, N M. Woodman. Tor sale by Burgess, Fobes & Co, W. F. Phillips Leering11' U* Hay & Co» Samuel Rolf, H. W. & A. Manuiaetory 370 Congress st, up stairs, opposite he^ ,!?mreen 8t* s- G- R?G(?S, Agent, dec-8dtt __Portland, ifaine. LO WELL & SIJXTEJt, XV'TLL occupy the new Store No. 3©i Coii ▼ \ «r«‘*» Sircelj corner of Brown Street, about Doc, 15th, with anew stock ot H ntchc», Jewel, rj-, Nilvrr and Plated Ware, au«| lancy tor the holidays. They have reoccupiod their old stand No. 4*4 change street, with acomplete stock ol Nautical and Optical Cood*, Chronometers, Watches, Clocks, Fine Tools for Machinists and Engineers, &e. rrlends and customers invited to old head quarters. Dec l,l8W.-d3m REMOVALS. REMOVAL / FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD 'SCAEES ! .Patent Money Drawers l Rubber atd Ivory Handled Table Cutlery. HOGEBM’ HCillHORR —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING A DEXTER’S, 175 Middle and 1 IN Federal Streets. tebl9 a3m CASCO NATIONAL BANK. REM OTA L . THE Casco National Bank will remove to, and be urepared for business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tuesday. Feb. 2Uth, instant. E. P. GERKISH, Cashier. February 26. dim REMOVAL! HENRY P. WOOD, Stock & Specie Broker, Dealer in Government Securities, AT NEW OFFICE, 175 Fore, cor. of Exchange Street. 7-SO’a converted into the now 5-90’m on favora ble temin. Premium paid for Gold and Silver Coin. Bank Stocks wanted. feb22dlw Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from his old stand, to No. 223, corner of Fore and Union Streets, where lie has tor salo Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil; Sperm, Adamantine, Paraffine, and Wax Candles, which lie will sell at the lowest market price. Tliank lul to his friends and tlio public generally for past favors, lie respectfully solicits a continuance WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 1807._feb23 dim R E M7> V A L ! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailor*, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. 3 Free Street Block, Febl2 Over Ghadbourn A Kendall. dtt REMOVE D 8TROU T OAQE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal Sts., Over Loriug'i Drug More. S. C. STAtOUT. H. w. GAGE, decol d&wtt KEMO \AL. LAUFi ^LITTLE, Jobbers of Dry Goods and Woolens, have this day removed to their new store, Nos. 142 & 144 Middle Street. Portland, Feb. 13, 1867. febl4d&w2w kemovaC Z. K. HARMOM, WAR CLAIM AGENT, Has removed to Ills new office, at the Old Stand in Jose Block, No. 88 Exchange St., (opposite the Custom House.) Portland, Feb. 11,1867. <1&w3w KEMO v a l . J AMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Neiary Public 4k Caumiaaiouer af Deed*, Has removed to Clay p’s New Block, dots. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf KEMO V X 1. 1 W. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, Aud Solicitor of Patents, Has Removed to Corner of B:own and Congress Streets, jal6 BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf A. & s. Opring HAVE removed to their former place of business, over the Ocean Insurance Ollicc. corner Excbaugc and Milk .Street. :ehl4 dim OUT OF THE FIRE l B. F. SMITH A SON’S New Photograph Rooms, — AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. aug20 u dtl «. (1. DOWNES, ‘ MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHES1NNT August 30,1866. n dtt HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. 6ep5tfh H. C. PEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 3d I860. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Huts, Caps, and Furs, liuve removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS. de4tl J. E. WATERHOUSE. D.mTaT1).~W7NA8H have resumed business at the head ot Long Wharf, under J. W. Muuger's Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive their orders as usual. July 10,1886. n dtt DOW «T uBfi£Y. luanraiBce Agent*, will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office of Boston, N airaganse it Office of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Standard Office of New York, and other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow.Jy25dtl F. W. Libbey. BVUOIV, UBEENOVUH Se CO., Furs, Hats, Caps and Robes, lGt Middle St,, over T. •‘ail. To. jull7tf WOO Off AN. TRITE Jfc CO., Wholesale Dry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St. Jul 17—dtt NJOT1CE. H. .J. LIBBY A CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second iyll tf JA M H RONE HIEB KILL. Dea!er~ln • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No J3 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Caleb lyI2dtf Ip AGIjE Ml LLS, although burned up, the Pro J prietors, Messrs. I.. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to hirnish Codecs, Spices. Cream Tartar, Ac, at their new place of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order Slate may be louml at Messrs. Low, Plummer A Co's, No 83 Commercial St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Paper Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. All orders i romptly attended to. Goods at the lowest prices. JullGtt HPACK ARD, Bookseller and Stationei'may be • found at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak St»___ julIGtt RS. WEBSTER if CO., can be touud at the store • ot C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, whore we oiler a gord assortment of Clothing and Famishing Goods at low prices. jul jg OMITH & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton ^ Block, Congress St. Same entrance as 0. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf rpHic KANTEBN EXPRE8N CIO. are now ± permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepared to «lo Express Business over all tho Rail road and Steamboat routes In the State, and West by I*. S. A 1\, Eastern and Boston A Mainu Roads to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot the country. For the convenience ol our customers ou Commer cial amt Fore streets, an order book lor Height Galls will be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. - Fore street. j. N. WINSLOW. Jy24 tf _ JA: K£. M. HA D, Attorneys and Counsellois, • No. 1G Free Street, near Middle. Jull3 NATHA ^ GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. It; Market Square, over Sweetsir's Apotlie cary store. jylO—tl DEBLOIN A WEBB, Attorneys and C oniiwellorM, at the Boody House, corner of Congress and Chestnut streets. jy26 BAltBOUR & DENNISON HAVE Opened in Chambers (over the retail Store o# J. A C. J. Barbour.) a fiesh assortment of 7 Fruncli and German Calfskins. A largo variety of Tampico Kid and Goat Morocco. Su;*rior tiniahed Oul& Tanned, Poliabed and Oiled Grain I tent her. Barbour Brothers famous Irish SH<>E THREADS, by dozen or bale. PHILA DELPHIA CITY TANNED Sole Leather, light and heavy. Slaughter and Spanish Sole Leather, extra quality. Women’s Rubber Over-shots, made in France, quality superior to American, and sold at muck lower rates. General assortment ot BOOTS and SHOES, sold by dozen or case, at lowest cash rates. Shoe Stock exchanged tor manufactured work Liberal advances made on tirst quality ot Boots and Shoes. NO. JO EXCHANGE STREET. CHARLES J. BARBOUR, Iebl9d&w2m WILLIAM E. DENNISON. DIVIDEND. A DIVIDEND of 10 per cent, will bo paid the . stockholders of the Tug Warrior at the office of J. S. Winslow, January 15th. janlOdtf J, s. WINSLOW, Agent. (NSVRANCfc PURELY MUTUAL I THE New England mutual Life Insurance Comp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. (UU)ANlzED 1843. Cash Assets, January 1,1867, ♦4,700,000. Casli Dividends of 1864-0, now in course of payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,000. Losses Paid in 1806, 314,000. Total Losses Paid, 2,367,000. Income thr 1866, 1,778,000. Annual Distributions in Cash._^j Local Agents should apply to BUPUS SHALL A SON, _felOdtf Doncral Agents at Biddctord, Me. The Best Investment! 5-20’s &7-30’slTs. Gov’t Bonds ARK GOOD! BUT A POMCr WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of New York, IB BETTER! Cash Assets,'Feb. 1,$18,500,000 tT-G.veniM.IR.Gi arc Exempt fram Taxation, m wiA Haney invested ia a Life Policy ! ** * if you have $80.$100 or $1,000 to spare, or to in vest, there is nowhere you can place it so securely or so advantageous^ as with this Great Co. Govt. Bonds may be lost, stolen or destroyed by Are, as many have been. A Life Policy If destroyed, stolen, or lost, may be restored, and in no case will there be any loss of the money paid. For the poor m an it Is tlio best savings bank; lor the rich it is the safest investment, yielding mure than any other. Any one having doubts may be satisfied by calling at our«Jtlice. Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. The following statement of Policies, taken out at this Agency and naw in force, show the large in crease, or dividends, over ihepayments in these low cases. Many others, with references, can be fur nished if desired: No of Sum Ain’t of Dividend Pres. val. Poliey. Insured. Prom. Pd. Additions, of Policy. 518$3500 $2252,20$2740,22 $6240,22 500 261,23 375,02 875,02 4146 1000 533,90 686,93 1685,03 I 7767 8000 3699,20 4836,87 12,836,87 7862 6000 2608,00 3217,84 8217.«4 10325 1000 350,80 544.52 1544,52 10793 3000 1066,20 1579,53 4597,53 12410 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 Those cases are made up to Feb. 1, 1866. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not fail to apply at the Agency oi W. D. LITTLE & Co, No 79 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. Non Eorfeiiiuit, Kmi.wmeut, Tea Venr, find nil other Perm of Policies nre in— sued by ihiw Comnany, on more favor able advantages tbun by any other. This Co. issued during tho last 12 months, 13.343 Policies, being 1,000 more than issued l»y any oiher Co. in this country. Cash received for PREMIUMS$5,342,812. Receipts for interest, $1,112,000, while Its fosses being only$772,000, showing tlio receipts for INTEREST to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. S3Er * lie cartful not to confound the name tf this Co. with others similar. foblO dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. FOIE, COFFIN & SWAN, XJ NDERWRITERS, —AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to their old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s Block, KXCIIANGK STREET. F. C. & S. continue to reprenent first class Cow panics in all departments of insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. Iebl3dtf b g n o v a'l“ Sparrow’s Insurance Office Is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms no. «e KXCIlAltaK street, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, In all Its forms, and for any amount, in companies second to no others on the globe, and on the most lavorable terms. n. IBB'* Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. November 5, 1866. dtf LH. Twombley, General Insurance Broker, • would inform his many friends and the publ’c generally that he is prepared to continue the Insur ance business as a Broker, and canjdace Fire, Life and Marine Insurance to ««.ny extent in the best Com panies in the United States. All business entrusted to mv e re shali be faithfully attended to. Oince at C. M. Rice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. iullGtf Notice. THE undersigned having leased the well known Carriage Manufactory formerly occupied by R. M. \^ebb, at Webb’s Mills, take this method to an nounce to the public that they will continue the busi ness of manufacturing Carriages of all descriptions as heretofore. Also jobbing and repairing done at short notice and in the best manner. Carriage lum ber of the best quality and every variety constantly on hand foi sale at fair prices. We also have in connection with the above a Har ness Shop, where the best of stock and workmanship is the guarantee we otter to o ir customers that our Harnesses shall be all they wish for, in that line. We would also state that with the best stock in the coun try, and the best workmen anywhere to be found, we feel confident we can make Carriages as good as the best, and in style we intend to be fully up to the times. To the patrons of flic establishment heretofore and the public generally we would say, give ns a call :ind you may be assured that it will l>e lor your interest as well as our own. HILL, DYER & ROBINS. Iebl3d&wlm8 Choice Sonthcrn and Western FLOUR AAD CORA ! for sale by O’BRION, PIERCE & CO., Wholesale Dealers, I5‘J Commercial fit., dco31dly PORTLAND, Me. * GJ-regg’s Improved EXCELSIOR BRICK PRESS. rpHIS powerful and beautiful Labor-saving Ma A chine will mould 35.000 bricks per day. It re ceives the clay in its natural state, tempers it in work - ing, and makes the finest PRESSED BRICK, as well as the lower grades : all of equal size, and of a quali ty unsurpassed in beauty and durability. It will al so make superior FIRE BRICK. The value of the machine may be ascertained from the large profits made by those how running. For Rights and Machines, address, Excelsior Brick Press Co., Ja29dlm Office 221 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa Lea &: Perrins’ I'EMBBATKD Worcestershire Sauce I BBONOCNCED BY ConnoUeeure To be The “Only Good Sauce!” Anti applicable to EVERY VARIETY OF DISH. EXTRACT of a letter from a Medical Gentleman at Madras, to his Brother at Worcester, May, 1861. “Tell Lea & Per rins that their Sauce is highly esteemed in India, and is in my opinion the most pal atable as well as the most wholesome Sauce that is made.” The success ol this most delicious and unrivaled condiment having caused many unprincipled dealers to apply the name to Spurious Compounds, the pub lic is respectfully and earnestly requested to see that the names ot Lea & Perrins are upon the Wrap per, Label, Stopper and Bottle. Manufactured by E.KA A PBRBim, Worcester. John Duncan’s Sons, ,**EW YORK, Agents for the United State*. oclTdly FURNITURE ! The undersigned would respectfully call tlie attention ot the citizens of Portland to the tact that he is prepared to otter them PARLOR SUITS —and all— UPHOLSTERY GOODS OF III* OWN MANUFACTURE ! Which he will a!way* WARRANT TO BE AS REC OMMENDED, with Prices Beyond Competition ! all kinds neatly and promptly done C11A.S. B. WHITTEMORE, (Successor to f;eo. T. Burroughs$ Co.,) fch20dtf LAHCA8TE R. HALL. Photographs! Photographs! A.. S. "DAVIS, W^LP*esPectftilly inform Ids farmer customers an'HhiJ public generally, that lie Is now locat ed at No. 27 MARKET SQUARE, where he would be happy to receive all those wishing tor Photographs, Ambrotypes, etc. N. B. All work warranted. 27 MARKET SQUARE. 27 MARKET SQUARE janH—,8m» daily press. PORTLAND. Tuesday Morning, February 29, 1867. The (Tew Proiprcio of Neiira. Ten days ago three French transports lay at Vera Cruz, awaiting the French troops which had evacuated the Mexican capital a week lie fore. By this time Bazaine and his mercenaries are all on board, and the Mexi cans are left to settle their own affairs. Max imilian did not leave the city of Mexico with the French probably on ac count of his personal hostility to Bazaine. Whether he has since left the coun try or not is a matter of very slight impor tance. The conflict henceforth is between the Liberals and the church party. Whether It be Maximilian, or Miramon, whoever is set up to oppose Juarez will be only the puppet of the organization which since the Latin race first made its appearance in that unhappy land in the persons of Cortez and his band of adventurers, has preyed upon its resources, absorbed its wealth, controlled its destiny, cursed it in a thousand ways, and maintained its [lower with a vigorous persistency which would be admirable if it were not selfish and hateful. Under the constitution of 1857,llie peopleof Mexico obtained a voice in the m anagement of public affairs. It was then that the ancient hat red of the natives for their Spanish oppressors first found vent through constitutional chan nels and took the form of political agitation. In the country villages, where the population was mainly native, it had been the practice of the wealthier families to send their sons to the cities to be educated in letters and espe cially in the law. Alter their education was completed, these young men returned to their homes, resumed the simple habits of their an cestors, and used their acquired powers for the defence of their friends and neighbors against unreasonable exactions under color of law. These men became naturally the repre sentatives of their districts in the Congress assembled under the new constitution. Jua rez belonged to this class, and when Com montort was elected first President Juarez was elected to the office of Supreme Judge, the second officer in the republic and the one upon whom in the absence of the President the constitution imposes the executive func tions. The Liberal party in the Congress so constituted was strong enough to undertake what the Italian government has since done —to decree the secularization of a large por tion of the property which had by various means come into the |>ossessioii of the Church. It was indis(>ensable to the welfare of the na tion, to deprive that gigantic corporation of its ill gotten and worse used gains; but the attempt was the signal for war. The Church party badgered Commonfort into resignation early in 1868, and refus ed to recognize Juarez as his suc cessor, setting up first Zuloaga and then Miramou as Presidents without the formality of an election. Juarez maintained his right by lorce of arms, drove Miramou out of the countiy, entered the capital in triumph, was elected President in 1861, repudiated the rebel debt contracted by Miramon, and in May, 1863, ten days before the French troops sent to collect the debt entered Mexico, was made Dictator by an act of Congress expressly pro vided tor in the constitution. He has held his office by virtue of that authority ever since. Now that the French have withdrawn Juarez finds himself face to face with Mira mou, his old antagonist. Miramon, it is said, has been studying the art of war during the period of his absence in Europe; but so also has his former and present adversary. Mejia, the ablest of the native generals in the Im perial service, has just gone over to the Lib erals. The military contest will be brief, aDd the result ol the political conflict is as little in doub,. The native population of Mexico constitutes three-fourths of the whole num ber of inhabitants. Such a majoiity, united by the determined opposition which it has encountered, must be invincible. The sagaci ty, moderation and respect for the constitu tion which Juarez has uniformly displayed, leave no room to doubt that he will embrace the first opporutnity to lay aside his extraordi nary powers. It is thought that Ortega will be elected to the Presidency. Under his ad ministration, it is to lie hoped that the re forms, so long delayed, may be happily con summated. The Amruiluirin (o the Liquor Ur. The Bangor Whig comments upon the amendment to the liquor law now pending before the Legislature, a9 follows : Upon a careful consideration of this bill, we are impelled to say that we doubt the expedi ency of its passage; and we know that this is the feeling of many who are known as “Maine Law men” aud have always given their most earnest and zealous support to the policy of “legal suasion." Among these we have rea son to know are more than one of the Judges of the Supreme Court—perhaps all of them. Tlir prominent and practical objection to the hill, in our mind is, t~e probability— al most certainty—that it would lie generally in operative, f rom the difficulty of procuring con victions, where the penalties are so stringent. Persons indicated would be likely to contest almost every case to the extreme end in hope of getting off by disagreement of juries—and in the mean tiino contiuuc selling, and make enough at least to pay expenses.—It is thought by those well qualified to judge, that it would lie very rare to iiud a jury which would not contain one man at least, to hold out against conviction in a case where impris onment is tlio penalty. The eases of convic ion would, (in the opinion of many sincere temperance and Maine Law men,) be the ex ception rather than the rule. There are other objections to the bill—among them to the destruction of condemned liquors, rather than tueir forfeiture to the town agen cies at present—hut we need not enumerate these. Some provisions of the hill are good, and would serve to render the present law more effective. Friends of the present law seriously fear the effects of the probable or possible failure to ob tain convictions nnder such a law as that pro posed by this bill. The danger is great of a reaction, and the opening of the traffic cutiic ly by a license law. The present law though not entirely effective in large places, has yet completely stopped the traffic in numerous towns, and will in almost all, if fully enforced. If we pass the new bill, we may not only find it utterly ineffective, but be unable to get back the old law which certainly has stopped a vast amount of liquor selling. We throw out these ideas for the considera tion of thoughtful friends of temperance in the Legislature, in the hope that they will at least give the subject a careful examination, and he fully satisfied that the objections are ground less before they pass the hill.—We must speak what is our honest conviction in this matter, at the risk of misapprension and censure. We believe there is great hazard to the cause of temperance in passing the bill—and thus believing, it is our duty to say so. The objections ol the Whig to the passage of the bill are entitled to serious considera tions. There ought to be no risk of misap prehension or ecnsusc attending the discus sion of so important a subject; but it there is, it is a risk which all who meddle with it must share alike. The substance of the WTiig's ob jections may be expressed in two proposi tions : 1. That the present law Is reasonably ef fective. 2. That It will be difficult to procure con victions under the new one. We think the Whig uses very mild language when It describes the present law as ‘‘not en tirely effective in large places.” Intoxicating liquors are sold openly in at least a hundred places in this city. The fines are simply car ried over to the account of the consumers and the sellers lose nothing in the long tun. The State convention recently in session at Au gusta pronounced with the greatest unanimi ty (or the amendment. The conviction is very general, that the present law, even if it could be enforced, could not prevent illegal sales. Tbe main objection, that jurors will petjure themselves because they may regard the pen alty as excessive, it is rather imaginary than real. The purpose of the law is to transler the sale of this article to the agents designat ed for the purpose, just as a license law would put the whole business into the hands of li censed venders. The people of the State, for satislactory reasons, choose to limit the sale in this way. Their right so to do is complete and indisputable. If anybody chooses to en gage in a business which is thus put under the ban ot he law he does It at his peril and with a tuU knowledge of the penalty. A jury might hesitate to convict a man of a crime committed under the influence of sudden pas sion ; hut if he had deliberately and soberly chosen to engage in an illegal business, his case will not inspire much sympathy. Con gress has Just undertaken to forbid tiie im portation of tire crackers. Opinions may dif fer as to the propriety of the prohibition; but it would be hard to find a man who would be so far influenced by his opinion in that re spect, as to swear that to the best of his knowledge and belief fire crackers imported In defiance of the law are not fire-crackers. That there may be setae difficulty in en forcing the law without a State constabulary, we are prepared to believe. We are glad to see that the Legislature seems inclined not only to pass the bill, but to take it out of Mu nicipal politics altogether and provide for its uniform enforcement throughout the State.— In this way it wiil receive the lair trial, which is aU its friends ask for it. The Werkiei Hire »f Cenaectica,. The workingmen's convention at New Ha ven last week was attended by 850 delegates. -The Democratic managers supposed they had a perfectly sure thing in securing the nomina tion of Mr. English. At a caucus the eveuiug before the convention met, the cheat sought to be practiced upon the workingmen by the lead ers of leagues and trades unions, who had professedly claimed to be uo-party men while in the employ of the Copperhead managers, was fully exposed, and those who had acted in good faith shook the dust from their feet and held a separate caucus at the New Haven House. In the morning several of the Democratic State committee were on the ground, confi dent of carrying their point—the nomination of Mr. English—and they relied greatly on the roads being blocked up with snow, so as to prevent tho attendance of delegates from the rural districts, who, it was pretty generally un derstood, would be as a general thing hard to manage,to say nothing of their sympathies with the Union party. In case they should not ap pear, it was believed the leagues and unions iu New' Haven could control matters, and there would be no difficulty in carrying out the pro gramme. VV hen Hie convention came together It had a somewhat dubious look lor the Republican members, but pretty soon the trains began to arrive and in them came the earnest and hon est workingmen from the back towns, wlio were not to cheat or be cheated and Copper head stock tell gradually to a low poiut. The scenes in the convention cannot bede scritied in print. The confusion knew no bounds. Uedlam was quiet in comparison. On the floor, mingling with delegations, were politicians pulling and hauling, each eager to have something doue, and yet all so thorough ly mixed that little could lie done. The whole forenoon was speut in getting a committee on credentials, and then an adjournment was reached. After diuuer and after many bois terous demonstrations it was tinaily voted not to nominate a ticket, and a series of resolu tions to the following effect was adopted: 1st. In favor of eight hours as a legal day's work. 2d. That there is no conflict with capital, hut recommending the same energy and per severance in the use of honorable means to accou plisli the object of the workingmen, as was shown by so many of our members dur ing the war which s£ved the nation. ad. That it is the duty of all interested In the cause to do all in their power to elect sena tors and representatives who will support the cause. 4th. Against nominating a State ticket, but advising all to vote for candidates that favored the cause; that all attempts of em ployers, by threats or coercion, to control the votes of employes, are outrages ou tie fran chise; and demanding at the hands of the le* gislature a law puuishiug such olfences by im prisonment in the penitentiary. The affair failed of its object, so far as Con necticut Copperlieadism is concerned. The English managers did not estimate the intel ligence of the workingmen of Connecticut,—a large majority of whom would sooner forfeit half their pay than bolster up a party whose leaders for years have denounced the honest laboring men of New England as “greasy mechanics.” The correspondent of the Boston Advertis er, iroui whose report the above account is substantially taken, says the result of the con vention maybe set down as “a good strong lift for Governor Hawley and his supporters.” Wk« wu Ji.iutf In May, 1862, Thurl.iw Weed, writing from 'London to the Albany Evening Journal, said, “beforo the present year expires ail doubt or question as to the authorship of the ‘Junius Letters’ will be removed.” The prediction was not verified. How It came to be made and why it was not verified, Mr. Weed now explains as follows in a letter to the New Vork Times: lu 1862, the late Mr. Joseph Parker, a gen tleman ol large and various information, in formed me that he had been (or several ye^rs devoting his intervals of exemption from offi cial duties (as Tax Commissioner) to a Lite 01 8ir Philip Francis, and that his researches would result in disproving the confident asser tion ot “Junius,” in one of his private letters to Woodfail, “that he was the sole depository ol his own secret,” and that it would “die with him." The subject was one which had interested me much at a period when “Junius” was read more generally and with greater interest than exists now. The question as to who “Junius” was engaged the attention of authors and ed itors. 1 had, Ibrly years ago. entered with much zeal into that controversy. Finding me thus sympathetic and familiar with the sub ject, Mr. Parkes luvited me to his apartments at .Staple Inn, Uolhurn, and submitted his manuscripts to my jtcrusal. There 1 passed mauy charmed hours. The materials lor his work were uot only ample but conclusive.— They established beyond a doubt, or a cavil, or a peradventurc, that Sir Philip Francis was the author ot the Letters of Junius. Twice during these readings, in company with Mr. Parkes, I visited the then venerable and since departed John Taylor, author ol “Junius Identified,” first published nearly fif ty years ago. Mr. Taylor had intended to avail himself of subsequent and cumulative evidence, hut on account of his advanced age had cheerfully committed the whole to Mr. Parkes. These breaklast conversations with Mr. Taylor were exceedingly interesting. His bachelor life, like that of Charles Lamb, was solaced by an aged maiden sister. He had formerly known most of the literary celebri ties of the last years of the past, and in the first years of the present ceutury; and gave us pleasant recollections of their personal characters nnd habits. Only a lew weeks before the sudden death of Mr. Parkes, he informed me that he ex pected to get his life of Sir Philip Francis to press the then ensuing autmnn, and, iu pur suance of a previous understanding, 1 was to arrange for its republication here. Since his death I have heard nothing further aliout it. The researches had all been accomplished and the work had progressed so tar towards completion that no difficulty existed, nor was any such delay necessary. I h.d expected and ho)>cd that Miss Bessie Parkes, the gitted daughter of my old and cherished friend, (a) ready a distinguished and disciplined writer,) would complete and publish the unfinished w?. , her honored father,—a work on which lie had bestowed years of toll, and to the publication of which he looked forward with conti ienec, in an appreciative and ap proving popular sense of its value, tor his re ward. T. W. “ImlirmioMh" nt Ckk«|* To the Editor or tiie Poise Iu tliis short article I propose to give you some account of the growth and business of Chicago. rorULATlow. In the year of grace 1830 there were a few Indians and squatters on the spot where Chi cago now stands withapopulation of upwards of two hundred thousand people—an increase never yet equalled in the history of the world. Some curious i>erson has given the number ol marriages in Chicago, and it well illustrates its growth: In the year 1830, . . uolle. In the year 1831, - In the year 1841, - . 131. In the year 1851, ... 740! In the year 1801, . . 172IS. In the year I860, ... 3080. STREETS. The longest street is fifteen miles in length. All of the streets have been raised (torn three to twenty lect above the natural ground, or mud. The buildings I will notice in a sub sequent article. BOOS. The total nuiul>er of hogs slaughtered in Chicago in a single year, amounts to about 070.000. If to this we add the number of bullocks, say 33.3,000, we get a total of l;iog, 000 as the number of animals slaughtered ii. one year, in a city where thirty years ago there was hardly an inhabitant. Now sup l>ose these animals were'standing in a single Jijie, as near together as they could well stand, would make a string 16,000 miles long.— 1 they stood sixteen abreast, they would t*acli from Portland to Boston. It is only by >n ing of something like this that we get *^eaof ,hevast number, eacii ?■*lcr ‘Uinuiu, gives about 4000 lor ed in summer tfe ** “ k'W ^ slaUfihter' tu “ wmg the winter wonths T . son who V.s.ts the slaughter houses in wither and sees the vast number of hogs coming in, it looks as though the “3000 which ran down into the sea" in Bible times were now just coming into Chicago with all their progeny. ORAUf. The amount of grain received in Chicago each year is about 50,000,000 bushels, or say 150,000 bushels each woiking day of the week. Of this about 25,000,000 bushels is corn; the rest wheat, oats, 4rc. LUMBKB. The lumber trade has also assumed gigan tic proportions. We receive each year about 700.000. 000 feet of lumber, 300,000,000 shingles, 70,000,000] laths. More anon, L. w. S. Fbotkction to Roofs.—Sbiugled roots soon acquire a furze, which, operating as a sort ot dam in wet weather, retains the water and causes the shingles to rot early; and when dry, it is like tinder on which a spark falling IVom the chimney will suddenly set the roof on fire. To guard against both of these lia bilities, take an opportunity just before a rain, to sprinkle a coating of air-slacked lime nil over the surface of the roof. The rain and lime will remove the furze, making the sur face clean and smooth, and the lime water penetrating the shingles will preserve the wood for many years if the practice is occa sionally renewed. Traxi. Ma«aiiam. Tub Historical Magazine for January commences a now volume, a new series and a new year. Its publication has also re cently passed into the control of new bands, it being now issued by Henry B. Dawson’ Morrisauia, Nei* York, under whose auspices it* promise of interest and value is largely in creased. The present number contains a paper lately read by Mr, John Brodhead before the New York Historical Society on “The Gov ernment of Sir Edmund Andros over New England in 1688 and 1689;" an interesting ar ticle on the “Natchez” of Louisiana, by Dr. D. G. Brintou; another on “The Arrival of the Washington Family in America;” some “Fa pors Illustrative of tho History of New Jer sey;” with other articles of interest, and sev eral pages of Notes and Queries. Th» American Journal or Horticul ture and Florist1* Companion.—The sec ond number of this now candidate for publio favor, that tor February, hns reached us. It well sustains its first promise, ami bids fair to b« a useful and popular addition to the list of periodicals devoted to the horticultural ami floral kingdom. Its style of mechanical exe cution is surpassingly neat. The subjects treated of in this number, and its pictorial illustrations are sound and beautiful. Among its list of contributors we notice the nann s of Henry War! Beecher, Charles L. Flint, Dr. Geo. B. Loring, Solon Kobiuson, Donald G. Mitchell, (Ik Marvel) and Francis Parkmun. The frontispiece of the present number is a likeness of Hon. Marshall P. Wilder, follow ed by an interesting biography of that well known patron of Horticulture. J. E. Tilton & Co., Boston, are the pub lishers. VARIETIES!. American coins will be sent to the Paris Exhibition. They will be the greatest of all the curiosities in that show to all Americans who may visit it. It is supposed the severe snow storms of this winter will prove a blessing to the west ern wheat crop,—the snow keeping the young wheat well covered, and preventing its prema ture growth. —A German boarding house keeper in Cin ciuuati had roast pig lor dinner on Sunday. The animal (a smalt one) was served up whole, and as it was placed on the table it sent forth an appetizing and savory smell that pervaded the dining room and made every occupant wUh for a slice; but to tho astonishment of every guest, a great, burly, hirsute Teutonic pork-dealer from the the country sat down op posite the dish and incontinently appropri. tel the entire ;oast. The landlord happened to hi absent, ami good breeding prevented any ol t to guests from entering a protest; so Hans made such havoc of the dish, and wiped his lips with such evident relish that one of the wait ers, with a keener sense of the fun, approached him and inquired if he would have anything else. Hans’ beaming face brightened in a mo ment, and he asked in teply, -Got any more ov dam lee tie hogz?” —The following is an enigma said to have been written by Mr Canning, which for a length of time battled the skill of all England to solve: “There la a word ot plural number. A loe to peace and human siunilier. New any word you chance u> take By adding s you plural make; Mow strange tlie metamorphosis; Tiuiat is piural thou no more, Ami sweet what bitter was before." Solution. Tho word is cares, to which, by addle g 3, you have caress. The Toronto Leader publishes a rumor that the Canadian Confederation Comuiiisioii ers in London have stated in a somewhat pet ulant manner, that if Confederation he rtject ed by the Imperial Parliament, tbe Province can fall back on the secret project of the Amer ican Government’ offering annexation on very advantageous terms; that this scheme would accept all Canadian debts and obligations, and would generally extend all the benefits contemplated by Confederation. The Globe doe* not believe that any such proposition has been either entertained by the Canadian Gov mont or made by the American Govern ment —A member of the Ohio Senate, and a for mer Inspector General on Gen. Sherman’s staff, decliues in a spicy letter an appointment as Second Lieutenant of Infantry, stating that lie declined a Colonelcy wheu tendered by Gen. Sherman, that ho may be relied on to shoulder a musket when there is any lighting beyond the strength of the regular army to manage, but until then beggiag “to be excused from reporting for duty and orders to Capt. Squirt, or First Lieut. Nincompoop.’* liis let ter is addressed to Adjutant General Thomas, Washington. — A part of goodness consists, perhaps, in es teeming aud loving people more than they do serve; but then a part of prudence is to believo that people aro not always worth what we rate them at. —By means of chastity tho soul breathes a pure air in foulest places; by means ofconti noucy it is strong in whatever state the body [ may be. The soul is regal through its empiro over the senses, beautiful by its light and its peace. —The Toronto G lobe, witha disingenuousness unworthy its usual candor, chronicles the pro eeecdingsof a lawless mob in slavery-scourged Kentucky, gotteu up by Quantrell’s guerillas, under the deceptive caption of “Mob law in Yaukeedom.” The Globe surely does not need be told that “Dixie” is not “Yankee” land. —The Cjtnmercial Exchange anil Board ot Trade of Torrouto, are investigating the merits of narrow gauge railroads, with a view to show their advantages on the score of cheapness of construction, The question ot less expensive, station houses thau are now in vogue >n Canada is also being considered. _jt jH rumored that John G. Whittier, the poet, is to be married in his old age to a 1‘hita ilelobia widow, with whom he has been in love for thirty years. The query naturally arises whether the lady has been a widow thirty years; if Hhe has been the poet has shown great moderation; if not, then he has given suffici ent proof of his devotion. —It is reported that the French Marsha) Niel is collecting materials for a life of Vau ban. —The Boston Transcript’s ftmny man says that ‘‘the applicants for the Boston Custom House hnvo increased rapidly in numlier since the facilities for making money out of the of fice have been revealed."