Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, February 27, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated February 27, 1867 Page 1
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THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is published everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. t Printers Exchange, Commercial street, Portland. S. A. FOSTER, Proprietor. Terms :—Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the hi me- [dace every Thursday morning at $^.00 a year, invariably in advance. Rates of Advertising.—one inchol space,in length ot column, eonstiiutes a ‘‘square.” $1.50 per square daily first week: 75 cents pel W -ek alter; three insertions, or less, $1.00; continu 1 r' every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Hall square, three insertions or less, 75 cent?: one w *.ek, $l.oo; Mcents per week alter. Under head of “Amusements,” $2.00 per squart pe week; three insertions or less, $1.50. Special Notices,® 1.25 per square tor the first in se fJon. and 25 cents pel square for each subsequent n^rtion. 1 AdvertteemaBls inserted in the "Maine State JP x.£SH (which has a large circulation in every par °* i m $1.00 per square for fir*t insertion' a id jo cents per square tor each subsequent inser tion. MUSI NESS ( AMUS. C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflceat the Drug Store of Messrs. A. Q. Sehlotter beck & Co., 303 longrew HI, Portland, Mf, Jql2dtf One door above Brown. II. M.BBE WEB, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) Iflanutacturer of Leather Retting. Also lor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, BIVETH and RUBS, sepiadtt n 311 ('ouiirra. airerl. W. P. FREEMAN & CO., Upholsterers and Manutacturers ot FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED STEADS • Spring-J3eds, Mattresses, Pow Cushions, Wo. 1 Clapp'd Block-foot CbcMiuui Street, Portland. Freeman, d. w. Deane. C, L. Quinsy. A. N. NOYES & SON, Manutacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can be tound in their AKW BUILDING ON I.liflE ST., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will he pleased to see all their former customers and receive orders as usual. augl7dtf it CHASE, CRAM & STURTEVABIT GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgcry’a Wharl. POUTLAND, AlE. oct Kid II HOWARD & CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND. M :NE. Office No. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, .Iy9tt n Mi:than Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Manufacturer ot Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n BRADBURY & SWEAT Counsellors at Law, 949 CONUBEgg gTBEET, Chadwick Mansion, opposite United States Hotel, Portland Maine. Bion Bradbury. nov9tt 1 D. M. Sweat, Deering, Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, angl)1-dtf Portland, Maine. JOSEPH STORY Penrhyn Marble Co. Manufacturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Chimney Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Git at eh and Chimney Tops. Importer ami dealer in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots, Hanging Vases, Parian. Bisque, and Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades and Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases and other wares. 112 TREMONT STREET Studio Building _ang22—<3m _n BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STliOUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d storv; Entrance on Ex change street. »• bUfcfLKV. jyftti A. A. STBOCT. It. IF. ROBINSON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 24 9 Ctngrenii Hire el. Jan 4—dtf PERC1VAE BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Block, Congress Street, Two Doom above Preble Houne, PORTLAND, MF. uovlt) tf DAVIS, MESEEVE, HASKELL A 00.7 Importer8 and Jobbers of JJry Goods and Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Street,] F. DAVIS, C. H. RESERVE, Ti/xntnr * vtta l. p. haskell, PORTLAND, MR e. chapman . novft’fifidtf IF. F. PHILLIPS <t CO., Wholesale ftruRgist*, IVo. 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtt JOHN TF, DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtt ROSS <t* FEENY, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL STU000 AND MASTIO WORKERS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Coloring. Whitening and White-Washing prompt y attended to. Orders Irom out ol town solicited. Muy 22—dtt -JOHN E. DOW, Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUNCEY COURT, Wall Wired, ----- New York City. I ggP^Commissiutier for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf VVM. W. WHIPPLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MAEKET SQUARE, PORTLAND. ME. ang2 __ tl SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealers In TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, IOO FORE STREET, PORTLAND, Me. jmli __ dtt W. W. THOMAS. Jr.. Attorney and Counseller at Law, [Chadwick House,J 240 Congress Si reef. octe-dly A. G. SCHLOTTEliliECK d CO, Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Consrress St, one door above Brown, i*ORTI.AlVJ>, HE. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions °* oar SiiecialiRes. Dsina Preparallows of onr jj*rity'al"luflu:turo’ we are ah*e *° vuu''b lor Ibelr i.'?TlfA?TSepoS.VS15 a ,nM s»pply of LTTBIN’S .h«1ds Aro'y111!? “nd SOAP. FANCY on’*Tru^seir'aitd giS‘Tro“arco edlC,,,<:e’ ,,air K<*toVers, Cl ArliMtft* Material!, 4t„ &c Jan 12—d2m y v* «* J. v. uOGsnt>S\ '(t~ Iloof> Skirt Manulhcturer DEADER IN English, French and American Corsets Fancy Goods 1 AND LACES, HOSIERY, GLOVES, Andal! kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Buttons. E3P“liand-Knit German Worsted Garment!* made to order. £3P*Hoop Skirts made to onlcr.^’j r Block, CONGRESS SpREET, le0,i PORTLAND, ME, dtl KU1SNESS CARDS. THOMAS M. GIVEEU, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Exchange Street, cor. of Federal, (CLAPP’D BLOCK.) fel>25 d2w* COLLINS, BLISS <£ CO., PRODUCE Comm ission Merchants. Agent* for Ibe Nonpareil French <«unno. tycasli advances made on consignment. t'.f.t State Hired, and DIO Frulral Street, Fell. 28. BOHTON. 3m Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, BOOBY nOl'DE, COK. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT'S1 TBEETS, febHdlf _ PORTLAND. WALTER COREY & CO, MANPF ACT PEERS AND DEALERS IN FURNITURE! Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, dc. Clapp’* Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Cheetnut,) ■ P'd'ftdif_PORTLA N D. GEO. 8. NETTING, Counsellor at Law, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. ll;i Federal Street, t' I'lMlm_._PORTLAND, Mb. WIELIAIH A. PEARCE, PLUMBER! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Shower Baths, Wash Bowl«, Bram nod Silrcr Plnlrd Cocke. Every description of Water Fixture for Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., f»r rauged and hc! up in the host maimer, and ail orders m town or country taithluliy executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes and Sheet Lead and Beer Pumps ol ail kinds. tx^in^i11, Boofiiitf, 'l’iu €'on due tori* and work in that lint; done in the best maimer. SSer"All kinds of .Jobbing promptly aticnded to. NO. ISO com: ST., Portland, Mr. ■>anls____dBm W. II. WOOIt ,f- S OX, brokers, %j._ 178-Fore Street. J. B. HUDSON, .IK., ARTIST. Studio Xo SOI 1-2 Conor ess Street tir ’Lossons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtt WRIGHT <€ CLARK, FKESCO PAINTERS, In Oil and Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Block, two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. HGf^Wo are prepared to design ami execute every description ol Wall and Ceiling Decorations, for Churches. Public Buildings,Private Residences,llalbv *vc: Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scriptioii of Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling^ I and in Varnish or French Polish. jftl9d3m MERRILL ERG’S ct) CUSHING, (Late Merrill Small,) Importers and Wholesale Dealers in Fancy Dry Goods, Gloves, Hosiery, Corsets, Yarns, SMALL WARES, TRIMMINGS, &e, No 13 Summer St., .... IIUXTOV. felli H. Merrill, I. M. Merrill, A. R. Cushing. eod3in f> O L L I N li & Ci I L K E I E At the old stand ot E. Dana. Jr APOTHECARIES, Beering Block, Corner ol Congress and Pi el.le Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Foreign and Domestic Drags, Chemicals, Fluid Ex tracts. Toilet * ' tides. Perfumery, and Fancy Goods. Physician’s prescriptions caretullv prepared, eitlicj by day or night. Mr. Charles B. Greenlcal, who has been ai elds stand ror a number of years, will remain as prescrip tion dork Scitfl-CodA^'ll Jf. M* FAISON, ~ STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND ME ?»021dt ‘ BIILDING. TO bhlders7 PEISSONS wishing for Spruce I.lmenslon Frai Cu8 tor early Spring business, w ill do well to le ave tbeir orders at once Willi »TE»ENN A HEKKII.L, at tbeir Lumber Wharf, Commercial Sxr. I Ei , near toot of Maple Street, where can uiway h be found a large Stock ol Fine, Spruce, Walnut, t Jhest nut and Butternut Lumber, Clapboards. Shi n«des, Laths, &e., &c. Also—Door.;, Blinds, W imlow Frames and Window Sashes, glazed and unglazed at lowest prices. BT* Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, leb 11 d2m ABCUITECTKBB a- ENGI.\BEltlN». Messrs. ANDEliSON. BONNELL A CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an .Architect ot established leputation, and will in fhlure earn- on Architecture with their inisincss as Engineers, Par ties intending to build are invited to cajl at thcii otilce. No. 306 Congress street, and exainijie eleva tions and plans ot churches, banks stores., blocks .,i buildings, Ac. j ,» JVM. 11. WAEKEJEt, 241 commercial street, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent loi the Stale for 11 . jf . J o II x s > Improved Hoofing, For buildings ol all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECK ING. ROOF! NG CEMKN T, for coat iug and repairing all kinds ol roofs. PRESERVA TIVE FAINT lor iron and wood work, Metal Roofs, Ac. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roof**. BLACK VARNISH, lor Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, c reular, prices, Arc. furnished by mail or on application at tbeoliie^ where samples and testimonials can be seen. sepl2dtf COOEElt & MOUSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and liiendfi that they have resumed busings ni their OLD STAND, lorner of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on baud the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c., That tlic market aftorda, and it will l>e their corneal andcavor to nerve their customers with promptness and lidelity._ dcrl.dU S. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY ! HA\ ING moved into our new blore, next door be low our old slant!, and fitted it for a FIRST CLASH CKOUJtl, we beg leave to return our thanks to our numerous patrons for past favors, and inform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our l1K\\TrJ0T hf1V"S,t?®be8L of BEEF, and all kinds ot MLA1S ai'.^ \ LGETABLES, we have added to our stock si choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling the beat ot goods Al the Lowest Cadi Price**! to merit a tair share of patronage. The same atten tion as heretofore paid to ordeis for Meats and Vege tables for 'dinners. Curt will call for orders every morning if desired. S. WINSLOW & CO 3 No. 28 Spring Street Market. g. WINSLOW. C. E. PAGE. January 11. d6m JfANSON WINSLO W’S' Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, Plough Manufactory, \Xrf‘ woald inform the public that wo are prepar rl. i . .H* ^raisli Castings of every description to ^ eigiits.'s]edV Sb oes * aad'*ot her *» *aU promptly done*8’ J°,n,,n*' «*» ',awl„g H.JT anSON, Volk SI., Ill ml «,r!S,uii, *HSIX)\V. Jhl 1—d w'l*«rr. O Y N T 3EH s ! WILLIAM TJ. DAItTOiV. N E W GO O j) VS ! T. Ji. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 3331-3 Congress Street, Has just received a line l0, 0| fall goods g^?hX'tgh,?Swbkh * ofi™* JO"r orders lav Job Work to Daily pre COPAKTNEitSillP. Copartnership Notice, THE undersigned have this day formed a copart* nersliip under the name of GREENE, READ & SMALL, and have taken store !Vo. 157 Commercial St,, corner of Union, where they will transact a Wholesale Flour,Grocery k Provision Business. Their old friends and the public generally are re spectfully invited to call. CYRUS GREENE. dOSEPH W. READ, „ , . „ , GEO. M. SMALL. Portland, Feb. 14, 18U7. fobls ilm Copartnership Notice. A JP• has this day retired from the • lirm ot MORGAN. DYER & CO, in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, and the business hereafter will be conducted under the lirm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At the old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue tho General Wholesale Business in W. I. Good*, Groceries, Flour ami Pro visions, R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. K. HANNA FORD. Feb 2—(13m Copartnership. Malcolm f. ha ay mono and Fessenden v. CARNEY, are admitted as partners Item this date. The linn will bo NHAW, HAMMOND & CARNET, And we sliail continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provishm business, at the old stand. No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW. Portland, Feb. 4.1S6T. lm Copartnership Notire. MR. LEANDER W. FOBES is admitted a partner in our firm from this date. BURGESS, FOBES & CO. febldlm iv o t i c hT 1IHE subscriber having disposed cl bis Stock in . store to Messrs Burgess, Fobes & Co., Requests fill persons indebted to him to call at their Counting Room No. 80 Commercial 8t*.Thom as Block, ami settle. Thankful tor past favors, he commends to liis mends and former patrons their large and wcll selocted Stock of Leads, Oils, Colors, &c. CHARLES FOBES. Portland, Jan. 2, 18G7. d2m 1>> ssol ution of Copa rtnersh ip THE copartnership heretofore- existing under tho name ot CALVIN EDWARDS CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons hopi ng bills against the firm, are requested to present them tor payment, and those indebted will please call and settle 337 Cougross Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM C. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the tme wore No. 337 Congress Street, will continue tlio business, and will keep constantly on hand FIAlTNO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Steinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manufacturer's LOWEST PRICES. Also, a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS OLD PIANOS taken in exchange. Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. WM. G. TWOHIBLY. November 26, 1866. dtf New Store, New Goods. IS VANS A ItAYZJEY, Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block, A 7 WILL OPEN MONDAY, .Tun. 14tli, a new and complete assortment ot FURNITURE, Crockery, Glass and Silver JPlated Ware, Bedding:, Upholstery Goods, and a first class stock of HOUSE FURNISHINO ARTICLES of every description. By a strict attention to business and tlie wants of their customers, they arc in hopes to merit a fair share of the patronage of the public. An inspection of our stock and prices is respect fully invited. Wardrooms Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block. E NTS A- If A Yl.EY. Portland, Ja ’2,18C7. jiuiHdll ! rerii Congress St, Portland, Maine. L. B. FOLLETTE, HOSIERY AND GLOVES, HOOP SKIRTS AND CORSETS, Ladies’ & Children’s Underflannels, j WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. BRIDGT0N_ ACADEMY. ff'iHE SPRING TERM of this Institution will X commence on TUJESDAV, February 26ili, ami continue eleven week". C. U. MUXXOIV, A. III., Principal. Competent ami accomplished teachers will be cm p.oycd in all departments of the school. Good hoard furnished in the vicinity at #3.00 r»er week. R »oms for self-boarding easily obtained:. Text books iurnished at Portland prices hv the Principal T. H. MEAD, Secretary. N».. Bndgton, Jan. 30,1807. teb#42aw&w3w I3oi-tlaud Academy, Uuion Hall, (Entrance on Free Street.) BOYS of all ages and att linments received at anv time in the Term. Particular attention paid to Pri\ ate classes and Private pupils, Serins $10.00 per Term ol ten weeks, C. O. riLlfig, Principal, ., 28 Hanover St, P.O.Box 927. JbellkLiw State formal Sclioul, Farmiu^ton. HM1IE SPRING TERM will commpmc (#n Feb27th, X under tbe direction of GEO. M. GAGE, Trimipal. EDWARD BAJ.LARO., Superintendent of Common Schools. _Brnnswick, Fob l«, lsi.7. fojlg at.1 Franklin Family School, FOR BOVS, TOPSHAM, - - - MAI IV E. A GOOD HOME SCHOOL for Hoys, easily a fees sible by K. & P. K. I / twenty-live miles from Portland, nme miles lhw*i Batli. For Circular, Ac., address the Principal, *eblli ‘Uw _ H. A. RANDALIa. Wcitbr'ook Sem inary. SPUING TERM commences February A -<tb. febl3d&w2w Maine Wesleyan Seminary and Female College. rpUESPR^o TERM of Thirteen Weeks will - con^r.ence on the ilth of March. II. f*. TO.liSEY, President. - f^^it’H Hill, Feb. It). 1*07. *^*^.1 w2t deod2w Crossman’s Polish, Grossman’s Polish. Crossman’s Union Furniture Polish! THE best in the world for Polishing Mahogany, Walnut, Stair-Posts, Rails, Counters, or any kind of Furniture. This Polish has been used by Mr Crossman for th* lasttwenty years, giving perfect sat isfaction to all. li la warranted to stand a tempera ture oflwo hundred degs. of heat, and is not other wise easily defaced. Furniture polished with it will he perfectly dry tend ready for use in live minutes al ter the l’ufisli ispnt on. Prieo Seventy-Five und Fit ly Cta. per bottle; any one can use it by following the Directions on Ijie bottle. Kuterence—Messrs C. A L. Frost,Cant Inman,USA, i lcssrs. Breed & Tnlrey, Beit) Stevens, Jr., Wm. Allen, N M. Woodman. ACo H i}’ uUrgC88’Fo*<:s & <;°’ W- Pbil,iI18 Deering ' ' Hay & Oo- kernel Rob, H. W. A A. Ue““if'^SsL® C0,1*bref? "Vf“?o*'a"%0PP08lte b<-B?G^Vl^Vina. LOWFLL rf- SENTER, V17ILL occupy the new' store iy0. Ini fan >> gross Street, comer of Brown Street about Dec, 15th, with a new stock of Waichcs. jVweU ry, Silver anal Pin led Ware, a„,’| VsTaacv (tibods for the holidays. y They have reoccupied their did stand No. «4 J2x chnnt'F Mtrcfl, with acomplfite stock otNnutScal and Optical Ooodn, Chronometers, WaUshes, Clocks, Fine Tools for Machinists and Engineers, &e. Friends and customer* invited to old head quarters. Dec 1, I860.—d3m REIHOVAL8. REMOVAL l FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD I SCALES ! Patent Money Drawers t Rubber aid Ivory Haudled Table Cutlery. ROGERS’ SCISSORS —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, A.t KING A DEXTER’S, 175 Riddle and 118 Federal Streets. tebl'J__ ,13m CASCO NATIONAL BANK. REROVAI.. THE Casco National Bonk will remove to, ami bo prenared for business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tuesday. Fed. 2Glh, instant. E. P. GEKB1SH, Caahier. February 25. dim REMOVALI HENRY P. WOOD, Stock & Specie Broker, Dealer in Government Securities, AT NE1V OFFICE, 175 Fore, cor. of Exchange Street. 7-30’a converted into the new 5-$0’a gn favora ble terms. Premium paid for Gold and Silver Coin. Bank Stocks wanted. fbb22dlw Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from his old stand, to No. 223, coiner of Fore and Union Streets, where he has tor sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil; Sperm, Adamantine, Paratline, and Wax Candles, which he will sell at the lowest market price. Thank lul to his friends and the public generally for past favors, he respectfully solicits a continuance. WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 18f>7. feb23 dim REMOVAL!! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailor, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. 3 Free Street Block, Febl2 Over Chadbourn & Kendall. dtt j REMOVE 1)7 STllOU T & GAGE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Ofliee Corner Exchange and Federal Sts., Over Eioriug’n Drug Store. S. C. BTjBOUT. h. w. gage. dec31 d&wtt REMOVAL. Z. K. HARMOM, WAR tl.AHI AGENT, Has removed to his new otiice, at the Old Stand in Jose Block, No. 88 Exchange St., (opposite tiie Custom House.) Portland, Feb. 11,18C7. <l&w3w RE3IO V A L . •TAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public A Com mi ms toner of Deed*, Has removed to Clapp’s New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf Removal! W. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, And Solicitor of Patents, Has Removed to Oorner of B>own and Congress Streets, jal6 BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf -A.. & 8. E. SPRING HAVE removed to their former place of business, over tbe Oceun Inaurauce Office, corner Exchange and Milk Street. iebl4 dim OUT OF THE EIRE ! B. F. SMITH & SON’S New Photograph Rooms, — AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. augan u dtf gTgTWwnes, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CIIESTNNT August 30, 1800. n dtt HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 22U 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. bCpMttl H. C. TEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Deo. 3d 1806. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers In Hats, Caps, ami Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS. Ue4tt' J. E. WATERHOUSE. O. M. <£ 2>. tV. XASH have resumed business at tbe bead ot Long Wharf, under J. W. M unger's Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive theli orders as usual. July 10,18t>6. n dtt |\oW Ac LIU HEY, iBMurauice Agents, X> will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Kxcbi'ne© St. Home Office of New York; National Office o.f Boston; Narragansett Office or Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Standard Office of New York, unJ other reliable offices, are represented by this agency.' John Dow. _ jy‘25dtt F. W. Libbcy. OOIMU TREE Ac CO., Wholesale Dry Gooi/e? No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St Jul 17—dtt MOT1CE. 11. J. LIBBY & CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National LVmfc, No. 23 Free street, second story. _iyil tf A HI II RONE NKRBILli. Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No IS Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer a«nd Caleb iyI2dtf EAGLE Ml LLS, although Iwrned up, the Pro prietors, Messrs. L. J. lull & Co., are now pre pared to furnish Coffees, Slices, Crc^m Tartar, &c, at their new place of business, No. WH Green St. An Order Slate may be found at Messrs. Low, Plummer «fc Co’s, No 83 Commercial Si,.9»id at Mr C. M. Rico’s Paper Warehouse, No. ForV.Street. All orders i roiuptly attended to. Goods at the lowest prices. H PACKARD, Bookseller andftfeitioner, j^y be • found at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak sii _ Juliet! RS. WEBSTER 4f CO., can be found at the store • ol (.'. lv. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we olfer a good assortment of Ciothi’ug and Furnishing Goods at low prices. jul 16 C1MITH & REED. Counsellor at Law, Morton Block, Congress St, Same nutrance an U. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf THE EANTERN EIP1 lENN COT are iiow A permanently located at N«. 21 Free street, and prepared to do Express Businc* s overall il:e Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by P. S. & P., Eastern and Boat on eV Maine Road to Boston, connecting there Expresses to all put t- ot the country. For the convenience ot our cusl omers on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order bo« ik lor Height Calls will be kept at olilce of Cauadia.i Express Co., No. — Fore street. j. u. WINSLOW. Jy24 tf RTA THAN GttULI), Merchant Tutor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Sweetsii *s Apothe cary store. _ jylO—tt DEHI.OIm A WEBB, Alteraef. and 4 oiinsellorM, at the Bo.ply House, corner ot Congress and Chestnut streets. jy-a INDIA RUBBER: GOODS. H"AVINO been burned out ot my Rubber Store, 11< Middle St., I would solicit tlie trade of the citizens of Portland ami vicinity, i until'1 re*open) lomy headquarters, 85Milk Street, Boston, where arc kept every variety ol* goods made irom India glibber comprising in part Kubber and Leath er Machine Belting, Steam Packing, Gaskets, Rings, Hose lor conducting and hydrant purposes, Rubber Clothing oj every description, Combs, Balls, Toys, Undershooting fur beds in cases of sickness, Rubber Boots an I Shoes, Tubing, Spittoons, Syringes, Gloves and Mittens, Elastic Rings Sind Bands, Piano Covers, Ifor.'e Covers with and without hood, Wagon Covers, Air lVds, Pillows, Cushions, and Life Pre servers, Meeh uuics’ Aprons, Rubber Jewelry, ot beautiful patha*, and all kinds of Rubber Goods that may be desired, &I1 of which i will sell at manufac turers lowest prk vs. Please forward ."'purorders lor the present to If. A. HALL, jul 13eodtf 85 Milk Street, Boston. I ’ O lj S A LET ONE high pressure, horizontal Steam Kaagiue, with Cylinder 1(5 hushes diameter, 44 inch stroke —iron l*ed and heavy fly' Wheel. Two flue Boilers 40 in diameter,30 feet long' With two flues in each 13 in. diameter. The whole is complete in all its parts, and in good order, and will be sold at a bargain. Apply to T. I*. WKMTOW, Or tiie Porllatfd C'ompauy. Portland, Feb. 2, 1807. feb5 d30d ed New Store—Just Open. BLUNT~& FOSS, DEALERS IN DOORS, SASH AND BLINDS, and CARPEN _ TERS’ TOOLS in Great Variety. Itlidgllc, between Hampshire & Franklin Sta Jas. P, £lunt. ja24d3m* Jas. A. Foss, INSURANCE PURELY MUTUAL I THE Sew England Mutual Life Insurance C'omp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. Organized 1843. Cash Assets, January 1,1807, $4,700,900. Cash Dividends of 1864-5, now in course of payment, 673,000. . Total Surplus Divided, 2 200,000. Losses Paid in i860, 314,000. Total Losses Paid, 2,367,000. Income tor 1866, j qqq Iy.Annual Distributions in Cush. Jt 4 Local Agents should apply to KUFBS 811AU, & (401$, __Ooneral Agonts at Bidtletord, Me. The Regt Investment! 5-JO’s &7-30’s‘uTs. Gov't Bonds ABE GOOD! BUT A POLICY WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of New York, IS BETTER! Cash Assets, Feb. 1, $18,500,000 ^’Government Bond* arc Exempt from Taxatiou, no with Money invested in a Life Policy! It you liavo $50, $100 or $1,000 to spare, or to in vest, there is nowhere you can place it so securely or so advantageously &» 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 i»oor man it is the best savings bank; tor the high it is the salest investment, yielding more than any other. Any ouo having doubts may be satisfied by calling at our Otlice. 6 Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. Thu following statement of Policies, taken out at

ttila Agency anil now in force, show the largo in crease, or iliciUciuls, over the payments in these tew cases. Many others, with iwferenoee. can be lur ulsh.-Aii desired: No of Sum Ain’t of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prem. Pil. Additions, of Policy. #18 $3500 $2252,20 *2740,22 $12140,22 C3fi 500 201,23 375,02 873,02 4140 1000 533,00 685,93 1085,93 '7W 8000 3099,20 4836,87 12,836,87 7862 5000 2008,00 3217,84 8217.a4 1M25 1000 350,80 544.52 1544,52 10793 3000 1060,20 1579,53 4597,53 12110 1500 410,03 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made ui> to Feb. *, 1866. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not fail to apply at the Agency of W. D. LITTLE & Co, No 79 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. !'fo" forfeiting, Endowment, Ten Year, und nil other Forma of Polieim nro ■ned by this Company, on more fnror nblt* advautageo than by any other. This Co. issued (luring the last 12 months, 13,343 Policies, being 1,000 more than issued by any oilier Co# in this country. Cash roccived for PREMIUMS $5,342,812. Receipts tor interest, $1,112,000, while its losses being only $772,000, showing the receipts for interest to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. E5T* Be cartful not to confound the name tf this Co. with others similar. febUi dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. FOYE, COFFIN & SWAN, UNDERWRITERS, —AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to their old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s Block, EXCHANGE STREET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panics in all departments of insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid, lebiadtf bk no v ai77 Sparrow’s Insurance Oflice is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new aud commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, * 7 where lie is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, ami Jbr any amount, in companies second to uo others on the globe, and ou the most favorable terms. fc^Sr* Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. November 5,1800. dtf LH. Twomblejr, General Insurance Broker, # would inform his many friends and the pubi c generally that ho is prepared to continue tho Insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Fire, Lite and Marine Insurance to «,ny extent in the best Com p niea in the Unitod States. All business eutrusted to my c re shall be faithfully attended to. Office at C. M. Rice’s Paper Store, No. 1>S3 Fore St, where orders can be left. iullOtf Notice. THE undersigned having leased tho well known Carriage Manufactory formerly occupied by R. M. Webb, 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 ou hand for 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 offer to customers that our Harnesses shall be all they wish for, in that line. We would also state that with tbo best stock in the coun try, and the best workmen anywhere to be found, we feel confi lent we can make Carriages as good as the best, and in style w*> intend to be fully up to the times. To tlie patrons of the establishment heretofore and the publit: generally we would say, give ns a call and you may be assured tnat it will lie lor your interest as well as our owm. HILL, DYER & ROBINS. fcbl3d&wlm8 Choice Southern aud Western FLOUR AND CORN ! for sale by O’BRIOW, PIERCE & CO., Wholesale Dealers, 13'i Commercial 81., dec31dly PORTLAND, Me. MS" - '' ’ Ci-regg-’s Improved EXCELSIOR BRICK PRESS. THIS jiowerful and beautiful Labor-saving Ma 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 uns in-passed in beau tv and durability. It will al so make superior FIRE 'BRICK. The value of the machine may bo ascertained from the large profits made by those now running. For Rights and Machines, address, Excelwior It rick Pres* Co,, ja29dlm Office 221 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa Lea Ac Perrins' L'BLBBHATED Worcestershire Sauce I pronounced by — EXTRACT Connoimeurs ot a letter from a Tc be Medical Gentleman The “Only a* Madras, to liis < Brother at Good Sauce!”( Worcester, May, 1851. “Tell Lea & Per And applicable to j rlns that their Sauce . is highly esteemed in EVERY VARIETY] India, and Is in my opinion the most pal of latable us well as the ost w U o 1 o s o ni o DISH. Sauce that is made.” The success ol this most delicious aud unrivaled condiment having caused many unprincipled dealers to apply the name to Spur Urns Compounds, the pub lic is respectftilly and earnestly requested to see that the names ot Lea & Perrins are upon the Wrap per, Label, Stopper and Bottle. Manufactured by LEA A PERRINS, Worcester. John Duncan’s Sons, NEW YORK, Agents for tlie United States. OcHdly_ FURNITURE ! The undersigned would respectfully eall the attention of the citizens of Portland t/> the fact that he is prepared to otter them PARLOR SUITS —AND ALL— UPHOLSTERY GOODS OF HINOWN MANUFACTURE ! Which he will always WARRANT TO BE AS REC OMMENDED, with Prices Beyond Competition ! N. B.-Kepairing ofall kind* ncntly and promptly done. CH AS. B. WHITTEMORE, (S'KCceMer to Geo. T. Burrvui/ht tf C'».,i fehaMtf LANCASTER HALL. Photographs! Photographs! A. H. "DAVIS, TXTOULD respectftilly iniorm his former customers T ? and die public generally, that he is now locate edat No. 27 MARKET SQUARE, where he would be happy to receive all those wishing for Photographs, Ambrotypes, etc. N. B. All lyork warranted. 27 MARKET SQUARE, 27 MARKET SQUARE* janU—3m* daily PRESS. PORTLAND. Wednesday Morning, February 27, 1867. l’ayineul of Compound.InK-real Notes. The currency question came up in Congress last week, and we are gratified to be able to report that the intlationists were defeated — The pleasure is rather unexpected because the Tribune had represented the matter quite dif ferently and indulged iu some exceedingly loud declamation about it. We take our ac count front the official rejiort in the Congres sional Globe. The debate sprung up upon the bill introduced by Mr. Ilooper of Massa chusetts, to provide ways and means for the payment of compound interest notes. The bill consisted of two sections. The first di rected the Secretary of the Treasury to re ceive on deposit compound-interest notes, with the acciued interest, as a temporary loan, and to issue therefor certificates hearing inter est at a rate not exceeding three and sixty-five hundredths per cent, per annum, principal and interest payable iu lawful money on de mand ; these certificates to constitute a part of the reserve provided for in the act to pro vide a national currency, provided, that not less than two-lifths of the entire reserve of the banks consist of lawlul money of the United States; and provided farther, that the amount of such temporary certificates at any time outstanding shall not exceed $100,000, 000. The second section prohibited the Sec retary of the Treasury from retiring and can celing any of the United States notes com monly called “greenbacks" during the current year. Mr. htevens of Pennsylvania moved to amend tlie bill so as to make the first section read as follows: That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to redeem tlie com pound-interest notes, with the accrued inter est, UDd to issue therelbr United States legal tender notes. Mr. Lynch of Maine offered the following substitute for Mr. Stevens's amendment : That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to issue, in addition to the amount now authorized by law, §100,00(1, 000 ot suclr United States notes as are author ized by section ouo of an act to authorize the issue of United States notes, &c., approved February 25,1802; which notes shall be issued in payment of compound-interest notes, and for lio other purpose, until all of such notes shall have been redeemed; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall so redeem the same as they shall be presented at the Treasury of the United States. Mr. Lynch explained the bearing of his amendment briefly but very clearly, as fol lows): Mr. Speaker, section thirty-one of the na tional currency act provides: That every association in the cities hereinaf ter named shall, at all times, have on hand in lawlul money of the United States au amount equal to at least twenty-five per cent, of tin aggregate amount of its notes in circulation and its deposits, and every other association shall have fifteen per oent. That twenty-five per cent, and fifteen per cent, of lawtul money which the national banks are required to keep as a reserve, amounts at tbe present time to something over two hundred million dollars, §100,0(H)' 000 of which is held in compound interest notes. Sir, X am told by tbe Comptroller ot the currency about ninety million dollars are returned, but there is mixed in the returns, according to the estimate, about ten million dollars more. Now, within the present fiscal year the compound-interest notes mature and are to be paid, and they amount, with the interest added, to $170,0(8),000. I suppose that with the exception of the §100,000,000 held by the banks the others are out oi circulation and are held as investments. So that retiring the seventy milhous assumed to be held by Individuals would uot contract the cuirency while the §100,000,000 which arc held by tbe banics as a reserve must be replaced by *100, 000,100 of legal tenders withdrawn fiom cir eulatif a. As els been stated to-day, the Secretary of tlie Treasury is authorised to withdraw $4, 000,000 per mouth, or $48,000,18)0 in the course ot a year, and in addition to that the banks will have to supply the place of these compound interest no*es now held as a re serve, which will withdraw §100,000,000 more, making $148,000,000 in a single year. Now, l take it any business man knows we could not stand any such contraction as that, aud hence this bill is reported by the Committee on Ways and Means for the substitution of $10o,U(8),000 tor that amount ot compound interest notes to De taken from the banks as a reserve of lawlul money. Now, look at the effect of it. Ilere axe §100, 000,000 of three per cent, notes made, for what? As the gentleman Irom Iowa well said, to take the place ot lawtul money and redeem the obligations of the banks. Every gentle man knows that without a reserve ol lawlul money t'«ey cannot redeem tlieir obligation , when presented. But gentlemen say tiiese bonds are on demand ami they can be carried Puck to tbe T reasury and exchanged tor $100, 000,000. True, but tlie (Government in the mean time is not only payiug three per cent, on this §1(81,000,000 but lioloing $100,000,000 of currency in the Treasury with which to re deeip these demand bonds. now, wnat is me proposition 01 tue gentle man trom Pennsylvania t It is to issue legal tender notes to the full amount of these com pound-interest notes. It goes very much lur tlier than any other proposition which has been made here. It proposes that we shall not only provide for these $100,000,000 of compound-interest notes, which would be no inflation of the currency, but. simply a substi tution by the banks ol legal-tender notes for the compound-interest notes now held in re serve by them; hut that the other $70,000,000 of compound-interest notes not held by tbe banks, but by private individuals, shall be re placed by legal-tender notes which are to go immediately into circulation. We therefore, by the provisions of this bill, it amended as the gentleman propose;, not only forbid the contraction of *1,000,000 of the currency jier month, now authorized by law, but we in crease tbe present circulation by $70,000,000. 1 am not prepared to support any such propo sition. Now the plan I proposed would replace the $100,000,000 of compound-interest notes by legal tenders, instead of by these interest bearing demand bonds provided lor by the first section of this bill, thus saving to the Government not only the interest on th > t Kinds, hut also u|ion whatever amount the Secretary of the Treasury would lie obliged to hold with which to redeem them when pre sented. This would be neither inflation nor contraction but would leave the amount in circulation precisely the same as at present.— It is said by gentlemen that the banks would use ilieir reserve if all in United States notes, but they have one hundred millions of such notes under this bill and one hundred millions of the promised iionds payable on demand, tor which they can at any time obtain United States notes at the Treasury. There is no protection whatever against the banks using their reserve by issuing bonds payable on de mand instead of United Slates notes. Mr. Stevens—I will modify my amendment by limiting tbe amount to $100,000,000, and providing that the notes so issued shall bear no interest. Mr. Lynch—As that is exactly my own preposition of course I shall not object to it. Alter considerable debate, Mr. Stevens’s amendment as modified, was adopted by a vote of 99 to 68—Messrs. Peiham and Lynch of this State voting for the amendment and Messrs. Blaine, Bice and Pike against it. On motion of Mr. Kandall of Pennsylvania, the second section of the bill, prohibiting the con traction of the currency now authorized, was subsequently stricken out, and the bill, reduced in substance to Mr. Lynch's amend ment, passed by a vote of 95 to 65, the Maine delegation dividing as before. We believe the moderate ground taken by Mr. Lynch on this question, in opposition to Mr. Stevens's proposition to authorize an ex pansion to the amount of #70,000,000 on the one hand, and to Mr. Hooper's proposition to restrict the Secretary's power to curtail the currency on the other, will commend itself to the business men of the country. The substi tution of United States notes lor the com pound-interest notes held by the banks as a reserve, cannot be callrif an expansion of tbe currency. The deteat of the second section ol the bill is a substantia] triumph of the imlicy of contraction. General Oustab.—The Boston Journal s Washington dispatch says grave charges of cruelty toward enlisted men have been sub stantiated against Gen. Custar, which, with his political vagaries last summer, will prob ably cause his rejection by the Senate. Lindsley, the Child-Whippkb —Tbe Au burn Advertiser denies the story to tho effect that “Dr. Hawley, physician at the prison” (there is no such man) pronounces Rev. Joel Lindsley, the child-whipper, of unsouud mind, and that he is at light labor in consequence.— Dr. Button, the regular physician at the pris on, has pronounced nim sane, and he is engag ed at bard but wholesome labor, Capital **uni.b„lf„„. To the Editor of the Press: The righttuluess of taking the life of a mur ! detrr is maintained on different grounds To punishments, say one class of ethical writers ' aie exemplary, and are designed to deter the punished liom repeating the crime. But how> ask sentimentalists do you expect to reform a man, whom you pHt out of existence, (hy oid school Irieuds, if they do not fad hack at once upon ths Noachic covenant, and forego all further self-inquest into the problem, will perhaps reply: In the case of the murderer we forego the purpose of reforming him, but ate more than compensated in the powerful inceLtive we get to reform alt others having like evil tendencies jwe hung the murderer lor an example to others. Here comes iu the as r donic humor cf Carlyle with a comment like this: s?.y°u take criminal caitiffs, murderers and the like, and hang them on gibbets “for an example toothers.’ Whereupon arise friends ot humanity and object. With very great rea son, us 1 consider, it your hypothesis be correct. What right have you to hang any poor creature tor „a", ettautple" He can turn round and say, W by make an example of me, a merely ill-situated, pitiable man? Have you mi more respect for misfortune? Misfortune I have been told is sacred. And yet you liaug me now I have fallen into your bauds; choke the life out ot me for an exaauiplc! Again I ask, why make an example of me tor your own con venience alone?’’ All revenge being out of the question, it seems to me, the cuitiU is unan swerable; and he and the philanthropic plat form have the logic all their side. Upon this mishap of (be argument of ex* ample the tuggel philosopher seizes the hull by the horns and says, we do slay murderers and other ielons out of revenge and hate of their sin, or quoting his own fiery invective: Tho one answer to him is: "Caitiff wo hate thee; and discern lor some six thousand years now, that we are called upon by the whole uni verse to do it. Not with a diabolic but divine hatred. God himself we have always under stood ‘hates sin’ with a most authentic, celestial and eternal hatred, * * « ‘tis a palpable deserter from the ranks, where all men are at their eternal peril bound to bo * * we solemnly expel thee from our community and will in the name ol God, uot with joy and ex ultation but with sorrow stern as thy own, hang thee on Wednesday next, and so end." So end the caitiff, perhaps, hut not the ar gument, for if we do uot hurry the hanging so as to choke oil' the dying speech, it might be to this effect: So you hang me for my sin. Let him that is without sin lake the hist pull at the rope. My sin got the sun u|>on it, and so ripened into an ugly (Iced. Yours, your Honor, elo quent public prosecutor, respectable gentlemen of the jury, your Excellency and your very polite representative on this mournful occa sion, the Sheriff, growing in the toriuuatc shade, has develoiied no further titan the leal. Who placed me in the sunshine of opportu nity, and so brought to Iruitage and ripeness the rascal that 1 was? Had you, learned and honorabe gentlemen, nothing to do with that? Who gave me my mean ancestry to curse me with this pinched brain, aud these wolfish appetites? They were certainly none of my choosing. And clearly the caitiff gets the better even of Carlyle upon the one answer, on which he rests tlie whole case of punishments. It is absurd to punish men tor crimes because they are sins. From the standpoint ot a pure and iutinite intelligence tlie difference in tlie qual ity ot men may be still greater than it seems to us, but the dill'erence between the sins, that is the personal responsibility ot the best and the worst most be infinitesimal. When Jesus lot the adulteress go unpunished, be cause there was no one so tree from adultery as to be entitled to begin the punishment, he virtually denied that murder could be pun ished by men us tin, because there are no men who have not been guilty of causeless hatred which he affirmed to be nmrtler. But though the dying sjieech is au effectual extinguisher to Carlyle and to society at large, when it puts ou the impudent assump tion of sanctity aud undertakes to punish crime as sin it is capable of an auswer that ought to close debate: We do not hate you. We do not wish to torture you or in any way avenge ourselves on you lor the injury you have done us. We will even call you, if it soothes your feelings, our poor uulonunatc brother, but we mean lor our own safely to be rid of you. We do not stand upon the method of your going, provid ed you promptlygo. If ames'.heticsor narcot ics, or fumes of charcoal will abate the horrors, or relieve the auirnal apprehension ot the event, to which you have surely come, pray help yourself with them. '1 hat we are all sin ners is neither here uor there, and tuis is uo time to charge upon you any greater abstract guiltiucss tliau belongs to us. That we are all sinners makes the very necessity of hanging you, tor it there were not in all of us germs ot tlie very c-imes which have matured iu you, your picsenee and contact would not cudau ger us ; and you might be kept as a unique immoral curiosity- We recognize the compe tition. striic, by widen men like other unimnls .seek to appropriate each to himself the goods of lile; hut wlieu it comes to Icilliny other living men standing in their way, we iusist the competition has been carried too far, and that those, who play the game of life in such a reckless way, shall be summarily put out. Indeed it seems to us a mistake, that you are here at all. Among the multitudes that might have been born in your place and were denied existence by trivial circumstances, in the wide range of possibilities that seem to us to have lieen open, it looks as-if nature had made a grave mistake in selecting you. V, e will essay to correct this mistake, sorry tliat our remedy comes so late; aud we would lx- glad soon to forget that you ever existed, or that your like can exist. In a true sense we do not punish you. We regard you as a case too tough tor our punitory discipline, and not ir reverently send you back, wncnce you came, where we trust the coudiuons of existence are mure favorable, than you have louml them here. Messrs. Rautoul, Phillips and Andrew come up to the Legislature with statistics tending to show, that the public hanging of murderers does not deter other men from murder, that it brutalizes and degrades the mind, that not rarely men have gone from the very gallows tree to take the lives of their fellow creatures, and thereui>on claim to have the death penal ty abolished. liut supposing that capital punishment does not deter men iu general from homicide. Let us content ourselves with a more modest re sult. Hanging prerents the man hung fram committing any more murders. Has anybody a* hand any statistics to disprove this propo sition? Xu time, gaining none hut this small and sure advantage, we might thin the num ber of murderers, stop the seed and breed of them, and with au improved general civiliza tion at last get rid of them. A tanner has just detected his favorite dog In killing sheep, lie bad snapped at them before and got kicked, cudgelled and chained up for his pains. That was the era of disci pline. Now it is got beyond that. He aban dons all purpose.of reforming his dog, and proceeds with due coolness to shoot him. II Mr. Phillips should interpose and say: Sir, do not kill the dog. It will not deter other doss from sheep stealing. 1 am even prepared to show that the sight of your mangled dog, nay the knowledge of tl.e violem-e that has iieen done him, will excite a ferocity in all dogs, that will prove fatal to many flocks, the blunt farmer would he likely to grunt: “Perhaps so; but this here dog wont kill no mure sheep 1 reckon.” He is practical and contents him self with a practical residt. Crime flows from character and repeals It self. The evil tree brings forth corrupt fruit. Nay worse, it crime it is the first step that costs; and crime thus accumulates uism itself. The thief continues to steal; the counterfeiter counterfeits again; the murderer left alive commits other murders. So congruous is this principle to the popular ideas, that it will be remembered a whole series of murders were attributed by popular superstition to Dr. Web ster after the one tor which he suffered was brought to light. I lie true reason ol capital punishment is that it is a certain prevention ot the repetition by the punished of the crime for which he is punished. The guilt of the man is only the oeeasi m, which justifies dealing witli him in this summary manner, and guilt too not re garded as sin, but simply as furnishing un mistakable manifestation of the quality of the man as being such that society cannot safely tolerate. It seems indeed a poor recourse, a locking of the stable door alter the horse is stolen. Had we oniinscience to see into others hearts, and determine in whom deficient c on science, unbridled passions, and uoimpressih e moral sense ma„e all the conditions necessary to accomplish gt eat crimes, we might apply our remedies in season to save lives that are worth preserving, but as it is we must give to every man a free chance to grapple with liis evil inclinations, and not deal with him as a criminal till some overt evil ait has revealed the feebleness of his will. The failure to appreheud this relation be tween crime and character has led to much mistaken philanthropy and mistaken legisla tion. We have medicated the symptom not the disease. We have looked at the spe cilic murder, nut at the murderous heart of X. death penalty is, that it protects ^ against the dead criminal, as a dock of sheep is protected against a dead dog. Men are not sheep, and criminals are not dogs. We be lieve that society can protect itself, without putting reparation out of the question in case of mistake. Suppose some accidental circum stances had heightened the suspicion which fell upon that poor Frenchman at Auburn into certainty!—Ko.J The Adjutant lieneral'a *tr|>«rt. We liave received the closing war report of Adj. Gen. Hodsdon, embraced in two noble volumes of 1328 and 1378 pages respectively. It is undoubtedly tbe most complete and com prehensive report issued by any State. Tire second volume was prepared and pul> Ushed first. It was distributed during the session oi the legislature last winter and con tained what is known in Gen. Hodsdon's re port* all through the war as Appendix I), be ing a complete roll of ail men connected with each regiment, company and battery during the two years, the age. social condition, date ol master-in, and lemarks, showing promo tions, Uausters, desertions, wounds, deaths, Ac., and a copy of the morning report for tne day to which the history was made up. In this condensed history ol every man in the Service from tbe State, Gen. Hodsdon was the pion eer, having begun it with the report lor 18U1, and continued it Iroui the time the 1st regi ment of three months men under Col. Jack son lett Portland, until the last organization of Maine soldiers finally broke ranks on Hart's Island. Following Appendix D are two tables giving for each organized regiment or corps tbe name ot its last commanding otficer, the place ot rendezvous for mustering iu, the dates of entering the service and of leaving the (state, the period of service, by whom mustered in and when mustered out; also, for each corps tbe number kill* d in action, died of wounds, died ot disease, deserted, dis charged by order and by expiration of term of service, dismissed, cashiered, resigned, dis honorably discharged, transferred to V. it. C., to navy, to regular army, missing in action, absent, sick, dropped horn rolls, discharged tor re enlistment in the field, and discharged lor disability. The sec ond article concludes wdih an alphabetical roster of commissioned officers,showing rank, company, regiment ai.d remarks. That these facts could not be obtained by an officer in this State trom a constantly moving army aud iroin ail corps in all parts of the South, without almost incredible labor, may easily be bilieved. Yet it is undoubtedly as correct as is is pussiuie mr any roils 10 lie. Tlie first volume just completed is a gener al gathering up of the Iras incuts, and will ren der writing the history ol Maine's connection with the war as easy as it will he supeitluous First we have a condensed history ol eaili regiment aud corps; a list ot those remaining in the service at the dale otthe report (Jan. 1 1800,); the calls upon Maine tor troops; a list of credits to the ."state hy the geuetal govern ment; arranged by counties and towns (toot ing up 72,1)45, the calls amounting to 72, 806); a brief statement of the amount " of bounties paid hy the State and by towns as nearly as can lie ascertained, the same lieing arranged by towns ami counties, and tabulated for the different calls (the State bounties amounted to $4,;J84,*idO, and the town bounties from 415towns $l>,ti!iO ooO yj,—128 towns having made nc returns); oriel histories or the State militia, the seizure of the Cliesepeake, the raid on our border; a sketch of the benevolent agencies of our State and contributions to the national commis sions, with a table of our gilts by towus, loot ing up $781,184;) the reports of the State agents at New York, Philadelphia aud Wash ington; Mrs. Sampson’s (nurse) report; notices and statistics of hospitals in Maine and elsewhere, with lists of soldiers who died therein; the State-aid to families enterprise, with an exhibit of the amount disburs ed by each town to be repaid by the State, by towns and by years,— a gi and total of $1,1)45,001.77; interments ot Maine soldiers upon battielields, at tebei pris ons and hospitals, also our own hospitals and elsewhere, with lists; a lull history of Maine regiments for 1804 aud 1805, prepared princi pally by the commanding officer of each; bi ographical notices ot the living and dead, dis tinguished lor bravery and eminent services, comprising nearly 200 pages, sketches of How do in College students and graduates in the war; a table of nativity and occupation ot Maiue troojis; a list ot brevet promotions; a list of citizens of Maine commissioned by the President; a copy ol all acts ot the Legisla ture, orders, circulars, Ac., relating to troops; a statement ot the draft of 1804, wi.h names ot those held to service, those furnishing sub stitutes, witn the names of the latter, ami a recapitulation Tor each district and sub-dis trict ; recruits mustered b.v provost-marshals, giving all tacts in regard to each: assignments at general draft rendezvous, alphabetically by regiments; alphabetical lists ol all re-enlist ments, enlistments in the navy and the regu lar army; a regimental roster of commission ed officers from the opening to the close of the war (Appendix A); an alphabetical list of deceased Maine soldiers (Appendix H); and an alphabetical list of substitutes and represen tative recruits Irom June, 1808. A lew pages at the close of this volume are occupied with Gen. UudadoH's reports as iptartermaster gen era) aud paymaster-general. VAKIt'.TIKS. —A Hanoverian counselor lately committed hydraulic suicide by loading a pistol with a stout wad, tilling the barrel with water, aud placing the weapon against his head. When the explosion occurred it blew out his brains. —A Boston actor had his clothes burned oil with a turpentine thunderbolt, which descend* ed on a theatrical ship, ol which ho was the ro mantic and desperate commander during a sheet iron tempest. —A Quaker intending to drink a glass ot water took up a small tumbler of gin. Ho did not discover his mistake until he got be hind the door and swallowed the dose. Ho held up both hands aud exclaimed: “Verily, 1 have taken inwardly the balm of the world’s people. What will Abigail say when she smells my breath?" —It is stated that a son of Marco Bozzarris, ol whom Hulieck wrote his famous ode, is to come to the United States as Minister from Greece. —Si. Louis has hitherto been the base of supply for all of our military posts on the Plains. Now, however, Colouci Myers. Assist ant Quartermaster, has received instructions from Washington to forward height for all points on the Plains north of Fort ItUey via Chicago, aud Is now making arrangements to purchase the needed supplies there instead ot at St. Louis. This fact creates quite a sensa tion among the St. Louis merchants. —Joubert rather cynically says “The pun ishment of those who have loved women too much is to love them always.” —Alphonse Karr, the French poet, has offer ed a bun mot to the world. He was lately pres ent at a medical banquet, at which toasts were given to the health of every celebrity by every body, wbeu the President remarked .“Monsieur Karr, you have not proposed tho health of any one.” The poet rose and modestly replied, “I propose the health ol the sick.” —Au actress, connected with one of the the atres, a great favorite, was complimented upon the blackness of her hair. “Why, it is dyed, site replied; with the amia ble trankuess of the true artist. “Dyed,” replied tho other speaker, “why. fa vorite as you are, you are uot tlv : and twenty.” “No,” said the lady, “but you know whom the gods love, dye young.” —Stephen Hcammon of Stiatnam, n. «•» who owns the best cow iu New England, is receiving letters from stock-breeders urging him to send her out to the 1 oris exposition, they offering to pay all expenses. -The London Court Circular says; We are verv glad to be in a position to coufirm the that the Prince of Wales will for a portion of the year take up his residence Ireland. Though this lias been determined on the details connected with the event have not as yet been entirely decided upon.” —There appears no doubt that the Duke of ! Edinburg will inaugurate the season by sail ing his vatch Vikinp against Mr. Bendeit’s Henrietta. The match is expected to lie the Isle of Wight. —Bierstadt's Rocky Mountains is to be en graved. It w.II be sold only by subscription. Artist s proofs will c ist titty dollars; proofs be fore letters, thirty dollars; pr<o.s wlih letters, tweuty dollars, and plain proofs, ten dollars. 1