Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 2, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 2, 1867 Page 1
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* MM** £l> n at S= rxari THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is published everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. 1 Printers Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, PROPRIETOR. Terms:— Eight Dollar? n year in advance. #T*IE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the h a mi' place every Thursday morning at #*.oo a year, io variably in advance. R ates of advertising.—One inch of space,In I oijitli ol column, consntutes a “square. $1.50 per square daily first week; ,75 cents per %w * k alter; three insertions, or less, $1.00; eontinu i * every other day after first week, 50 eonts. Hall square, three insertion# or less. 75cents; one w . k. fcl.oO; 50 cenls per Week alter. iTiider head ol “Amusements,** $2.00 tier square pe week; three insertions or less, $1.50, ukcial Notices,$1.25 per square lor the first in B0 fu*ij and 25 cents per square for each subsequent n .iTtion. 1 Advertisements inserted in the ‘‘Maine State £ *5*? a lariK‘ulation in every par ot be State)for $1.00 per square for first insertion‘ a id oil cents per square for each subsequent insir t'on. J ;gLL_I 11 -J BUSINESS CAKOS. c. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflco at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Schlottcr beck 303 CongrciH Si, I*oi lInn«l, Mr, jali’dtf One door above Brown. II. 31. It It E WEE, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) ill nuu torturer of leather Helling. Alsu (or sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, BIVETS nud KLIKS, sep(3dtf ii *'111 COngrea* Street. W. P. EREE3IAN & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers ot FUMITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattreeses, Pew Cushions, No. I t'lnpp’N lllock- foot CheMluut Street, Portland. Freeman, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quinsy. _ t> n_ A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers iu Stoves, Ranges «£• JFurnaces, Can be found in their NVCW BULD1NU ON L(MU HTM . (Opposite the Market.) WbnG thcy will be pleased to see all their former customers and receive orders as usual. aug!7dtf u CHASE, CRAM b STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgorr’g Whart, Portland, Me. ocUCdll HOWARD A CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND. M -NE. Office No. SO Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, JyOtt n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Maniiiacturrr of Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 10—dly n DRS. PEIRCE A FERNALD, DENTISTS, NO. 175 ItinDLE STREET. C. N. Peirce. S. C. Fernald. , February 21. dtf Deering, Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _uugSl dtf Portland, Maine* JOSEPH STORY Penrkyu Marble Co. Manufacturers ami 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, Hanging Vases, Parian. Bisque, and Bronze Statuette and Busts. Glass Shades ami Walnut Stands, Bohe mian and Lava Vases ami other wares. 112 TUEMONT STREET Studio Building aug22—€w n BOSTON, Mass. SHEPLEY & STltOUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d story j Entrance on Ex change street. «. F. Nil El'LEY. jy9t< A. A. STliOUT. U. W. ROBINSON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 440 CougrcHs Street. Jan 4—dtf PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morton Bloch, Congress Street, Tw# Doom above- Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. novll) tf DAVIS, MESERVE, HASKELL h 00., Importers find Jobbers ot Dry Goods and Woolens, .1 remit? 18 Free Sum,! F. DAVIS, PORTLAND, MB E. CHAPMAN. novS’SMtf fV. F. PHILLIPS A CO., Wholesale Druggist*, No. 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtt JOBS IF. J)A.\A, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf FOSS A- FlSE2/1, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND OKNAMENTAL STUCCO AMD MASTIC WORKERS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, MB. Coloring, Whitening and White- Washing prompt ,y intended to. Orders Irom out ol town solicited. May 22—dtt JOHN E. DOW, Jr7, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUNOEY COURT, Wnll Street, ..... Mew Yoili Oily. tgjr-Coinmisslolier for Maine ami Massachusetts. Jau. 29 dtf. , _j_ WM. W. WHIIM-I.K, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE, PORTLAND, ME. aug2 tt SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, 1GO FOBE STREET, PORTLAND, UK. janl4 _dtt W. \V. THOJMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, IChadwh k House,] X4H Congress Street. •ctfLdly A. O. SCffLOT'l'ElCBECK A CO, Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Congress St, one door above Blown, PORTLAND, ME. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions Is one ol oar Specialities. Usin g Prepand ions of our own manuufacturc, we are able to vouch lor their parity. » lull Kiipply of LUlllN’S SLOTS’. .f(i*utR and SoAP. FANCY Reed’H Liquid Dye Colors, W il outs JlerbH, Maiab’s Celebrated Trnvucs and Supporters, I atont Medicines, nair BoatoicrB, Ci gars Tobacco, ArlisU' Nlnirrinin *.c, .Ian 12—tliini _ ’ • G J. V. 11OBSUOX, its I loop Shirt Manufuctnrer DEALER IN English, rrenoh anil American Corsets, Fancy Goods AND LACKS, HOSIERY, GLOVES, And all kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Buttons. GC#*’Hand-Knit German Worried Garments made to order. fefcr 'Hoop Skirts made to order.^AH «i Clapp’* BUck, CONGRESS STREET, lebl3 TUBTLAND, ME. dtl buisness cards. SMITH A- LOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, Iron Doors nml Vaults, Iron Shatters, noislltiu Muchiuea, and Builders’ Iron Nork Meuerully. 67 Devonshire Street, Boston. AJIMI SMITH, fob28d."ni* JOSEPH LOVETT. THOMAS M. GiVEEK, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Exchange Street, cor. of Federal, (CLAPP’S BLOCK., fob 25 (12 w* COLLINS, BLISS & CO., PRODUCE Commission Merchants. Agents for the Nonpareil French Gaane. GQ^Cash advances made on comdguments. Nlate Street, and I.'IO Central Street, Feb. 25. BOftTON. 3m Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, BOODV HOUSE, COK. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, feblidtf Poet land. WALTER COREY & CO., Manufacturers and Dealers in FURWITUKE! Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, <£c. Clapp’** Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut,) FebfidtfPORTLAND. GEO. S. NETTING, Counsellor at Law, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. 113 Federal Street, teblBdim PORTLAND, Mb. WILLIAM ». PEABCE, PLUMBER! hi AK i: IC OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Shower Baths, Wash Bowls, Brass and Silver Plated Cocks. Every description of Water Fixture lor Dwelling House*, Hotel* and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., ar ranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country taithfullv executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes and Sheet Lead and Beer Pumps of all kinds. Also. Tin Rooting, Tin Conductors and work In that line done in the best manner. Ik#t=>All kinds of Jobbing promptly attended to. MO. 1*0 FOKE ST., Portland, Me. _m'lU, d:im IF. II. WOOD if SOX, BROKERS, So. ITS-Fore Street. •»yT tl _ J. B. HUDSON, JR., ARTIST. Studio Xo 301 1-2 Congress Street. LIST'*Lesson* given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtf WRIGHT .t CLARK, FllESpO PAINTERS, In Oil and Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Paiuters, Morton Block* two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. are prepared to design and execute every description of Wall awl Gelling Decorations, for Churches, Public Buildings,Private Residences,Halls, , &»’. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription of Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in Vamisli or French Polish. jal9d3m .T. A c73r. BARBOUR,~ DEALERS IN Hoyt’s Premium Patent Bivetted Oak and Hemlock Leather Belting, Lace Leather and Hemp Packing. Rubber Inciting', Hose, Steam Pachiug, Clolhiug, Ac., Ac. No. 8 Exchange Street, FebTeodOm PORTLAND, ME. Kimball & Prince, Dentlstw. No. 11 Oiapp'u Block, Congress Street, Oppwuaie Old City Hall, Port la nd, Maine. C. Kimball, D. D. S. oclOoodtt Fred A. Prince tI.Mri>AYSaN, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND ME I1021dt IKWIS MERCK, Attorney, and Connaellor J at i-£w, No. 8 Clapps Block. jul21 BIJ1LDINCI. TO RI ILDKRS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames lor early Spring buxines*, will do well to leave their orders at onc«* with STEVENH A HIEKBILI., at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near toot Of Maple Street, whoro can always be found :t large Stork ot Pine, Spruce, Walnut,, Chest nut ami Butternut Lumber, Clapboards, Shingles, Laths, Ac., Ac. Also—Doors, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Sashes, glazed and nnglazed, at lowest prices. fc#- Remember—STEVENS A MERRILL, lebll d2m AKCHITEI TI KE Sc ENtilMEKKlNO. Messrs. ANDERSON. BONNEld. <y CO., have inado arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in future carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. Par ties intending to build are invited to call at their otiice, No. 800 Congress street, and examine eleva tions and {dans ot churches, banks, stores, blocks ot buildings, 4rc. j 12 WM.1I. WALKER, 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot of Mapie Street. General Agent lor the State tor H . W . JOHNS9 Improved Roofing, For buildings ot all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOA T DECKING. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing all kinds ot roofs. PRESERVA Ti VE PA INT tor iron ami wood work, Metal Roolk, Ac. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roots. BLACK VARNISH, lor Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, e reular, prices, Ac. furnished by mail or on application at. the office, where samples ami testimonials can be see n. scp12dlf COOPER A morse!"" TAKE pleasure in Informing their old patrons and friends that they have resumed business at tlielr OLD STAND, torner of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c., That tlie market aftnrus, and It will be tlicir earnest endeavor to WJiva tlicir customers witli promptness anil fidelity. detldtl S. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY 1 HAVING moved into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and tilted it for a FIRST CLASS GROCERY, we be? leave to return our ibanks to our numerous natrons for post favors, and iuforui them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for selling the best of BEEF, and all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, we have added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling tire best of goods At the Lowest Cash Prices! to merit a tair share of patronage. The same atten tion as heretofore paid to orders for Meats and Vege tables tor dinners. Cart will call for orders every morning if desired. N WINSLOW & CO. , „ No. 28 Spring Street Market. 8. WINSLOW. u pi/i» January It. d6m c. t. iagl. if AN SON <t- wCssIahW’S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, -AND Plough Manufactory, WK would infirm the public that we ar»preimr ed to furnish Castings of every description to order at short notice. We now have on hand an as sort ment oi Window Weights. Sled Shoes and other castings. We are prepared to furnish Castings tor Rail Road Companies uml ship Builders. Also, Flailing, Jointing, Matching and Sawing promptly done J. W. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. 30 York *t., Read of Mmilh’s Wharf. | Jan 1— d O YS T KRS! WILLIAM H. I>AHTO!\, AT his stores, No;. 231 & 233 Congress Street, near New City Building, is constantly receiving fresh arrivals of New York .«nd Virginia Casters, which he ’ prepared to nellbv the gallon. <iuai t or bushel, or served up in any stylo. January r», 1*87. <Ut (^IGA km. 2o6n3T‘. imported and domestic Cigars J lor sale bv C. C. MITCHELL & SON, jull3tf 178 Fort Street. | COPARTNERSHIP. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned having formed a Copartnership under the firm name of J. W. STOCKWELL & 00., Will tarry on the manufacture and sale ot HYDRAULIC CEMENT PIPE, la calibre from 3 to 94 inchca, FOE DBA INS, SEWERS, STENCH-TEAPS,MI 1,L FLUMES, CHIMNEFS, WELLS, HOT and COLD AIB FLUES, &c., —AT THE— Portland Cement Pipe Works, 163 Danforth street, PORTLAND, ME. These Pipes are altogether ahead of those made of brick, because they are smootferr, more dura ble, easily laid, aud cheaper. They cost less than halt as much as lead or Iron, and do not ru9t or corrode in any length ot time, but will deliver water auv distance, as pure aud sweet as when it leaves the fountain's head. They are used in New York City, Albany, Brook lyn, Hartford, Springfield, and many other cities, towns and villages. The Western it. R., Connecticut River, Rockville, and Hartford & Springfield Railroads use them for cu!verts, &v. Justin Sackett, Superintendent of Streets, Spriug fleld, Moss.; Milton A. Clyde, R. R. Contractor; Ed win Chase, Civil Engineer, Holyoke, Mass.; Daniel Harris, Eso., Pres. Conn. R. R.; Sam’l Bowles, £s«., Smith & Wesson, Wasson & Co., Jessup & Laflin Paper Manufacturers, Westfield, Mass., among ma’ ny others, can tell of its merits. Engineers, Architects, Manufacturers and Busi ness men who have used or seen this Pipe, adopt it, for they KNOW it Is a GOOD THING. Samples can be seen at II AN MON & DOW’N, 54 1-J Union Mireet, Portland, Me., our au thorized Agents. Orders left (here or at the Factory will receive prompt attention. J. W. STOCKWELL, CALVIN STOCKWELL. ieb28 eodt f Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under tho hrm name of THOMES, 8MARDON & CO., lor tho purpose ot transacting a general Jotting business in Fine German,Engliih and Amerioan Woolens, TAILORS* TRIMMINDS, Ac., at New Store, NO. 50 UNION STREET. FRANCIS 0. THOMES, Ml GEORGE H. SMARDONj| Portland. March 1,1807. d2w . ^ - Copartnership Notice, rilHE undersignod have this day termed a copart* X nership under the name of GREENE, READ & SMALL, and have taken store N*. 157 Cemmrclal 8|„ corner of Union, where they will transact a Wholesale Flour,Grocery & Provision Business. Their old friends and tlio public generally are re spectfully invited to coll. CYRUS GREENE, JOSEPH W. READ, GE<>. M. SMALL. Portland, Feb. 14, 1887. febl8dlm Copartnership Notice. AP. BIORCJAW ha9 this day retired from the • firm of MORGAN. DYER A CO, in favor of R. : M. RICHARDSON, anil the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Go.,” At the old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business In W. I. U..d., Drwcerice, Vlour sad Pro visions. K. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNA FORD. Fob 2—d3m Copartnership. Malcolm f. hammond md ffssenden v. CARNEY, are admitted os partners trom this date. The hrm will be SHAW, HAMMOND Ac CARNEY, And we shall continue the Wholesale Grocery. Flour and Provision business, at the old stand,No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW. Portland, Feb. 4,1887. 1m Dissolution of Copartnership THE copartnership heretofore existing under the name ot CALVIN EDWARDS &, CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons hold ing bills against the firm, arc requested to present them tor payment, and those indebteil will please call and settle 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The snbscnlter having obtained the tine store No. 337 Congress Street, will continue the business, and will keep constantly on hand RIAISTO FOETES 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. HP* Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. Wffl. C. TWOMBLY. November 26, 1866. dtf lew Store, flew Goods. EVANS &liAYJYEY, Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block, WILL OI’EM MONDAY, Jan. 14th, a new and complete assortment of FURNITURE, Crockery, Glass and Silver Plated Ware, Bedding:, Upholstery Goods, and a first class stock of HOUSE FURNISHING 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 patronage of the public. An inspection of our stock and prices is respect fully invited. Warurooms Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block. E NS dr BAVIiEV. Portland, da 12, 1867. jaulJdli | 331 Congress St, ParlhwS, Maine, y L. B. FOLLETTE, HOSIERY ANI) GLOVES, HOOP SKIRTS AND CORSETS, Ladies’ & Children’s Underflannels, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. HF" Corner of Congress St. and Tolwan Place. Feb 7, 1887.—dly Casco St. Seminary. THE Spring Term of this School for Young La dies and Misses* will commence Monday, M arch 11. For particulars inquire at No. 15, Preble Street. MARY 0. HALL, Principal. mohld2w* i Maine Wesleyan Seminary and Female Colleye. THE SPRING TERM of Thirteen Weeks will commence on the llLh of March. H. P. TOKSEV, Prciihnt. Kent's Hill, Feb. 19,1887. fel>21 wr2t deod!w Portland Academy, Union Hall, I Entrance on Free Street.i BOVS of all ages and attainments received at any time in thoTerm. Particular attention paid to Private classes and Private pupils, Teiins $10.00 l>er Term ol ten weeks, C. O. FILES, Principal, 28 Hauover St, P. O. Boa 927. Fcl9d3w _ Franklin Family School, FOR BOY§, TOPSHAM, - - - MAINE. A H,9ME SCHOOL for Boys, easily accss ST.S K- siJk- K- K-, twenty-live miles Irom loi tlaud, nine milcH lion* Bath. For Circular, &c.t address the Principal, ’ teblli dtw__ H. A. RANDALL. Westbrook Seminary. THE SPRING TERM commences February tcbl3d&.w2v/ FOR SAITeT ~ ONE high pressure, horizontal Steam Engine. with Cylinder U inches diameter, 44 Inch stroke —iron bed and heavy fly wheel. Two flue Hullcre 40 in. diameter,30 feet long with two fluos in each la In. diameter. The whole is complete in all its parts, and in good order, and will he s Id at a bargain. Apply to T. H. WESTON, Or tlie Part land Cnmpnny. Portland, Feb. 2,1887. feb5 oSOd cd REMOVALS. REMOVAL t FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD SCALES ! I Jratent Money Drawers / j Rubbar aid Ivory Handled Table Cutlery. KOCER8’ H C|l 89089 —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING & DEXTER’S, 175 Middle and 118 Federal Streets. iebl9 d3m REM O Y A L ! JOHN E. EALMER, Wholesale Dealer in Straw Goods and Millinery, Has removed to his Hew Store (Okl Stand) 140 Middle St. JOHN E. PALMER. Portland, March 1st, 1807. d2w CASCO NATIONAL BANK. REMOVAL. THE Casco National Bank will remove to, and be nrejiared tor business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tuesday. Fkb. 2Gth, instant. E. P. GEIOUSH, Cashier. February 25. dim "removal" BYRON GREENOUGH & CO. Have removed to their NEW STORE No. 140 Middle Street. Mr.-J. H. Cries’ interest in the Arm ceased An g 1#GG. fe27d&wlin Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from his old stand, to $o. 223, corner ol' Fore and Union Streets, ^here he lias for sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil; Sperm, Adamantine, Paraffine, and Wax Candles, which he will sell at the lowest market price. Thank ful to his friends and tho public generally for past favors, he respectfully solicits a continuance. „ , WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 1867._ feb23dlm REMOVAL! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailor, lias Removed to bis New Rooms, So. 3 Free Street Block, Febl2 Over I'hadbouru & Kendall. dtl BE M O V'EDT 8 TROUT & GAGE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal Sts., Over Lariag’i Drag Stare* 8. C. S’JdHOUT. H. W. GAGE. dec31_ d&wtt REMOVAL. Z. K. HARMOM, WAR CLAIM AGENT, Has removed to bis now office, at tbe Old Stand In Jose Block, No. 88 Exchange St., (opposite the Custom House.) Portland, Feb. 11, 18C7. (I&w3w e~emoval . JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public ft Commissioner of Deeda, Has removed to Clapp's New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf R K M O V A JL. ! W. H. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, And Solicitor of Patents, Has Removed to darner of Biown and Congress Streets, ja!6 BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtl jV. & 8. PL SJPIfING HAVE removed to their former place of business, over the Ocean Insurance Office, corner Exchange and Milk Street. icbll dim OUT OF THE FIRE! B. F. SMITH A SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. angl'd ii dtf G. G. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30,1800. n dtt ' HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 229 1-2 Cotifjresa Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. SCpottil H. C. PEABODY. Harris & Water house 9 JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 3d lstus. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, un i Furs, have removed to tlusir New Store, No. 12 Exehanffe Street, E. R. HARRIS. de4tf J. E. WATERHOUSE. O. M.& D. W. NA SH have resumed business at. the head ot Long Wharf, under J. W. Hunger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see ilieir former customers and receive t heir orders as usual. July 10, 16WJ. n dtt DOW ft LIBBRY. luNurnnrf Agents, will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office ofBoston; Narragansett Office of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford; Stai.dard Office of New York, and other reliable offices, are represented by this agency. John Dow. Jy25dtf F. W. Libbey. WOODMAN. THlB & CO., Wholesale Dry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St Jnl 17—dtt "MOT ICE. ft. J. LIBBY A CO., Manufacturers and Commission Merchants. Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story. iyll ti AMBROME MEBBIIiL, Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, .Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Calei. iyI2dtf EAGLE >ll although burned up, the Pro prietors, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to furnish Coffees, Spices. Cream Tartar, &c, at theiuew place of business, No. 100 Green St. An (Bk'r Slate may be found at Messrs. Low, Pluuini^L& Co’s, No 63 Commercial St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’^apor Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. Ail or«lers promptly at tended to. Goods at ibe lowest prices. Juliet I HPA^ARD, Bookseller and Stationer, may be • found at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak St._Juliet! RS. WEfesTKfe if CO., can be found at the store • ot C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we oiler a good assortment of Clothing and Fnmishing Goods at low prices. jul 18 OMIT If & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton ° Block, Congress St. Same entrance as 0. S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf rimiL. uAsiKun kapkksnuu. are DOW 1 permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepared to do Express Business over all the Rail road and Steamboat routes in tbe State, and West by P. 3. &P., Eastern and Boston A Maine Roads to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot the country. For the convenience of our customers on Commer cial and Fore streets, an order book lor lreight Calls whl be kept at otttee of Canadian Express Co., No. - Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. Jy24 if^__ J&E. 1V1, KAMI), Attorneys and Counsellors, • No. 16 Free Street, near Middle. juli3 ■MATHAN GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Sweetsii’s Ai>otho cary store. jyio—tt EBlloiiTAr \VEHB, Attorney* and CoMUMffllors, at the Boody House, corner ot Congress and Chestnut streets. jy26 New Store—Just Open. BLUNT~& FOSS, DEALERS IN Builders Hardware,Nails,Glaus, Wooden Ware DOORS, SASH AND BLINDS, and CARPEN TEliS* TOOLS in Great Variety. On Middle, between Hampshire & Franklin Sts .1 as. F. Blunt. ja24d3m* Jas A. Foss. Barbour & Dennison Have opened in Chambers (over tbe retail blare uf M. & C. M. Bar boar,) A FRESH ASSORTMENT OF French & German Calfskins. A large variety of Tampico Kid and Goat Morocco. Superior finished Oak Tanned, Polished and Oiled Grain Leather. Barbour Brothers famous Irish SHOE THREADS, by dozen or bale. PHILA DELPHIA CITV TANNED Sole leather, light and heavy. Slaughter and Spanish Sole Leather, extra quality. Women’s Rubber Over-shoes, made in France, quality superior to American, and sold at muck lower rates. General assortment of BOOTS and SHOES, sold by dozen or case, at lowest cask rates. Shoe Stock exchanged for manufactured work Liberal advances made on first quality of Boots and Shoes. NO. lO EXCHANGE STREET. CHARLES J. BARBOUR, Iebl9d*w2m WILLIAM E. DENNISON, INSURANCE, NTATEillENT »F t ONIIITION OF THE Commerce Insurance Comp’y, •f Albany, W. V., Dec. 31, ISttO. assets : Real Estate,.* 45 000 00 Bouts anti Mortgages,. 16<f 875 00 Bank Stock,. 7,600 00 United States Securities,. 227.472 00 Demand Loans wiih Collaterals,.___ 43,746 00 Cash on hand and in hands of Agents,_ 34,269 47 Accrued Interest,. 4f849 fc2 9632,701 29 LIABILITIES: Unadjusted losses,.$11,776 00

_ __ „ A. Van Allen, President. B. M. Hamilton, Secretary. State op New York, i _ City and County of Albany. ] ss* Albany Peh. 21 18G7 Personally appeared before me Atiam Van’Allen, President, and It. M. Hamilton, Secretary, of the above named Company, and made oath that the fore statement made by them is true to the best of their knowledge and belief, and that they have con cealed no material theta. A. P. STEVENS, Notary Public. JOS. H. WEBSTER, Agent, teb27-d3w Nu. lo Mouth Mtreet. PURELY MUTUAL! THE New England Mutual Life Insurance Gomp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. Oboakized 184S. Cash Assets, January 1, 1867, *4,706,000. Cash Dividends of 1804-5, now in course of - payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,000. Losses Paid In I860, 314,000. Total Losses Paid, 2,307,000. Income Ibr 1808, 1,778,000. t&~Annual Distributions in Cash, ill Local Agents should apply to BUFFS SHALL Sc MON, _fclftltf General Agents at Biddeford, Me. 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The following statement of Policies, taken out at this Agency and now in lorcc, show the large in crease, or Uividatdt, over thepayment. in these tew cases. Many others, with references, can he fur nished if desired: No of Sum Ain't of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prem. Pd. Additions, of Policy. 61b #3500 #2262,25 #2710,22 #6210,22 636 600 261,23 375,02 875,02 4116 1000 533,90 685,113 1685,93 7767 8000 3699,20 4836,87 12,830,87 7862 5006 2608,00 3217,84 fel7.ld 10326 1000 359,80 641.52 1544,52 10793 3000 1066,20 1579,53 4597,58 12410 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to Feb. 1, 4 Stitt. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not thil to apply at the Agency of W. B. LITTLE & Co, No 70 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. Won Forfeiting, Endowment, Ten Year, and nil other Forma of Polieien are is sued by thin Company, on more Inver able advantages than by any other. This Co. issued during tho last 12 months, 13.843 Policies, being 1,000 more than issued by any other Co. in ihis country. Cash received for PREMIUMS 95,342,812. Receipts for interest, $1,112,000, while its losses being only $772,000, showing tho receipts for interest to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. Be oarejid not to confound the name of this Co. with others similar. feblti dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. FOYE, COFFIN & SWAN, UN DERWBITERS, —AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to their old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s Block, EXCHANOE STREET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panies in all departments of Insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. tebUdti_ if 1£H»I O V A L . 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The undersigned would reepectftilly call the attention of the citizen, of Poritaud to the tact that lie is prepared to otter them PARLOR SUITS —AND ALL— UPHOLSTERY GOODS OF IIIB OWN NANDFACTIIBE ! Which he will always WARRANT TO BE AS REC OMMENDED, with Prices Beyond Competition ! N. E. Repairing of all kinds neatly and promptly dene. CHAM. B. WHITTEMOBE, (Successor to Geo. T. Burroughs If Co.,) feb20dtf LANCASTER nALL. Heating Apparatus For Stores, Banks, School-houses, Churches, dc. THE subscribers are prepared to put up Steam or Hot Water Apparatus, and guarantee as good results in every particular as can be obtained from Huston or New York contractors. We use ‘or Steam Radiation coll* ol Wrought Iron pipes, Cast Iron or Street iron R&diatoiv. For Hot Water Circulation, Cast Iron Pipes, in Hot Air chamber b or coils in the Rooms feh26dlm DANIEL WINSLOW & SON. Photographs! Photographs! A. S. “DAVIS, WOULD respectfully inform his former cuitomers and the public generally, that he 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. St MARKET SQUARE. 27 MARKET SQUARE janll—3m* daily press. PORTLAND. Saturday Morning, March 2, 1867. Tfce Bmiauruciiu CtwptwitM. We have hoped that the bill t'oi the govern ment of the Southern States would not be come a law. True, It had passed both tlio Senate and the House by a strict party vote but the unanimity was only apparent. The debates in both houses, sufficiently, though not fully, revealed the discontent with which the measure was regarded on all sides. It commanded the full Republican rote because there was felt to be a necessity of doing some thing, and it was evident that nothing better could be secured at this session. Earlier in (he session it would have failed. The debate In tbe Senate after the debate came back from the House, covers nearly all the objections to which the bill is liable. Senator Wade objected to it as a Katty measure. “We need not, ” he said, “consider ourselves driven by time to patch up a hasty measure here that will be unsatisfactory to ourselves and the country. If we cannot do it now, let ns begin again de hobo at the next session, and take all summer for it if neces sary.” Senator Fessenden objected to so much of it as pledges Congress in advance to the admission of Southern representatives, as uncalled for and unstate.vnaulike. “I would very much have preferred,” he said, “ the military bill, as it was called, pure and simple. I belong to that class of men who think that in a difficult crisis, where there Is confusion and it is troublesome to ascertain what it is best to do, true states man ship requires that you should do uo more thau is absolutely demanded by tbe exigency of the case.” Senator Sumner objected to the blii, because “there is no provision for the initiation of tho new governments; there is no helping hand extended to the loy al people who may seek to lay anew the foun dations of civil order.” Mr. Buckalaw said, “In my mind, neither the original bill nor the amended bill, as passed by the Senate, holds any favorite place;” but we have already giv en the main objections urged and forbear to multiply mere expressions of dissatisfaction. So much tor the Senate. The Democratic press at the North has been quick to spy the error of Congress. The World invites the Southern States to accept these terms in sea son fior the next Presidential election. Ad mitting that the “Conservative” cause is not strong enough to throw away sixty or seventy electoral votes, it adds, “if those votes are worth saving, they must be saved by Southern action this year.” The Chicago 'rimes says the terms are “harsh but not humiliating.” The Buffalo Courier declares that “there is positively no alterna tive except to accept the political situation and make the best of it.” From tbe South we hear that Virginia is preparing to take this prudent counsel; that Gov. Orr is vigorously struggling to form in South Carolina a party tor reconstruction on the best terms that can be obtained; that throughout the Bebel States, as well as in the White House, there is a gen eral breaking up of the sullen stagnation which has hitherto prevailed. We suspect this ready acquiescence. We can not forget that Senator Johnson of Maryland voted for the bill avowedly because it was the best that could be obtained for the South.— After the threats of civil war which Democrat ic conventions and newspapers have so lately utteaed, this sudden submission is suspicious. It was the duty of Congress to provide for the security of the loyal people of the South. It is the duty of Congress to direct, not merely to allow, the reorganization of civil govern ments at the South. It was the duty of Con gress to fix the conditions upon which such reorganization should proceed, and those con ditions should all have been included in the renewed national compact. We have no right to impose upou the Southern States unequal restrictions. If universal suffrage is good for them, it is good for ns. It is time that this question of suffrage were taken from the Leg islatures and made natioial. It is time that the citizens of one State should indeed he en titled to all the privileges of citizens in the several S'ates. The constitutional amendment proposed by the Thirty-ninth Congress has been rejected by the South. It should have been left to the Fortieth Congress to propose another, more complete, more satisfactory.— This great subject ought not to have been set tled by a compromise patched up during the last fortnight of the session. The bill was a compromise—a compromise reached by parli amentary tactics in the House, airanged by a caucus in the Senate, and iinally compromised again, a compromise of compromises, between the two Houses. If the Southern States should lie restored under this bill, it will be simply because they hope to carry the next Presidential election in conjunction with the Democrats of the North. If they cau carry that election under a national cdhstitution properly amended, so be it The reorganization of those States on a proper basis is of more consequence than the success of any party. But if CoDgress has opened the door to them, without first se curing the fruits of a long and bloody war, if the basis of their reorganization is fully satis factory to few if any of the statesmen who conducted the nation through that perilous period, if the control of the government should pass iuto the hands of rebels and friends of rebels before the great questions are fairly and fully settled, it would be a misfortune which could not be sufficiently deplored. The Ritualistic War. The protest of a great number of Episcopal bishops against the effort to introduce certain ritualistic forms into the worship of that church is published in the Christian Witness. It is issued by Bishop Coxe, secretary of the Commission appointed for the purpose, and prefaced by a letter from Bishop Eastburn, earnestly commending it to the consideration of the church. The substance of this protest and the nature of the arguments used by tbe Commission, may be gathered from the follow ing extract: We bold In the language of the XXXIVth Article of Religion, that ‘‘every particular or National Church hath authority to ordain, change and abolish Ceremonies or Rites of the church ordained only by man’s authority, so that ail things be done to edifying”; and also, iu the language of the same article, that Traditions and Ceremonies be in all places ou», or utterly like ;for at all times they have lieeu di vers, and may be changed according to divers ity ot countries, times, and men’s mauners, so that nothing be ordained against God s Word”: and also that this Church was duly organized as a ‘‘particular and N ational Church” in com munion with the Universal or Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church of Christ, and that this organization, which took place immediately after the American Revolution, was settled under the careful direction and advice, and with the cordial co operation of Godly, well learned, and justly-venerated divines, who were well acquainted with the history of the Church of England before and since her bless ed Reformation, and who thoroughly under stood what was and is still required by the peculiarities of this country and its people. We hold, therefore, that the ceremonies, rites and worship then established, ordained, and approved by common authority, as set forth iu the Jkvik of Common Prayer of this Church, are the Law of this Church, which every bishop, presbyter and deacon of the samo has bound himself by subscription to the Pioinise of Conformity in Article VII. ol the Constitution, to obey, observe and follow; and tbat no strange or foreign usages should be Introduced or sanctioned by the private member or members of this Church, clerical or lay. . . . We further hold, that while this church is “far from intending todepart iromthe Cuuic of England ill any esscnt.al point o t .e doc trine, discipline or worship, or ftirthe^than to cal circnmstances ntqmre ^ Ur 4aS Chu."h;’’ and th.t no 5™ i/ook o * the Chinch of England, iu «,e re.gn^ whatever sovereign set forth, and no laws of the Church of England have any force of law in this Church such as can be iustlv cited in defence ot any departure fiom the express law of this Church, its Liturgy, its discipline, rites and usages. And we, therefore, consider that in this particular National Church, any attempt to introduce into the public worship of Almigh ty God usages that have never been known, such as the use of incense, andthe burning oi lights in the order for the Holy Communion; reverences to the Iloly Table or to the ele ments thereon such as indicate ™ if if » tbe Sacrifice of our Divine ,that “once ode red,'’ was ao7a sufficient sacrifice, oblation and .«w,'' t»and of the whoteworid;” the^o^T^&i habits hitherto unknown, or material altera tious of those which have been in use sin<v the establishment of our Episcopate; is an in novation which violates the discipline of the Church, “offendetli against its common order and hurteth the authority of tbe Magistrate and woundeth the consciences of tbe weak brethren.” Furthermore, that we be not misunder stood, let it be noted that we include in these censures all the departures from the laws, ru brics, and settled order of the Church, as well by defect as by excess of observance, design ing to maintain in its integrity tbe sound Scriptural and Primitive, aud therefore the Catholic and Apostolic spirit of tbe Uook ef Common Prayer. The protest bears tbe signatures of twenty eight bishops and assistant bishops **•'■*1 HiMMhir. It was a happy coucoption, contemporary with the new system of government adopted for the American Republic, which Introduced the decimal scheme as our national standard ol value. No nation in the world has so ra tional and convenient a pecuniary nomencla ture as that which expresses the measure by decimal reckoning, ascending from mills (10) to a cent; from cents CIO) to a dime; from dimes (10) to a dollar; from dollars (10) to an eagle. Could this plain system become uni versal, It would greatly simplify and promote the facilities of exchange and commerce among the nations. Moses B. Bliss, Esq., of Pittston, in tills State, a scientific gentlemen, who has lor years made metrology a favorite study, has perfected a decimal system, which shall ap ply to all weights and measures as well as to "currency. The attention of the Maine Legis lature was called to this system in 1800. Af ter a careful examination of its merits by a scientific committee of both Houses, a joint resolution in its favor was passed, in which the desire was expressed, tor its adoption by Congress. Accordingly it has been before that body, and is now under its consideration. Like too many other practical things, howev er, it is made to “bide its (time,” till other more exciting matters shall be disposed of— With a view to quicken Its action, the Legis lature, which has recently closed its session at Augusta, passed another resolve, renewedly commending the subject to tbe attentiou of Congress. We hope it may now receive the national consideration to which it is entitled. The wheels of any great reform move slow ly. But the adoption of an entire decimal system, as applicable to weights and measures, would occasion no more disturbance in the mode of reckoning now than did the simstitu tion of mills, dimes, cents, dollars and eagles, for the English farthings, pence, shillings and joninds sterling in 1789. At any rate, wheth er other nations adopt our decimal scheme or not—and in time, we think, its convenience will commend it to universal favor—we need an intelligible home system of reckoniug all kinds of measures, whether of solidity, surface, length or capacity, which shall bring them all to a uniform ratio. Let everything go by tens. Mr. Bliss brings all measures to uniformity, by reducing them to six numbers, the units of which are the Yard, Area, Foot, Gallon, Pound and Dollar, all ol which, even now, are prac tical English terms in common use. In order to increase these primary units, he would pre fix the Greek numerals, deka, hecto, kilo and myrta; and decrease them in the same ratio by the Latin prefixes, dec), centi, and milli, Deci expresses the tenth part;centi the hun dredth and milli the thousandth; whilst deka increases tbe value teu times; hecto, one hun dred times; kilo, one thousand times and my ria ten thousand times. For instance: the yard is the unit pf linear measure, and from this as a basis all the other units are derived. The following table will therefore express the measures ol length. yards. 10 milli-yards = 1 centi-yard = .01 10 centi-yards — 1 deci-yard = .1 lOdeci-yards =• 1 yard = 1 10 yards 1 deka-yard “ 10 10 deka-yards = 1 becto-yard = 100 10 hecto-yards = 1 kilo-yard = 1000 10 kilo-yards -=■ 1 m.yria-yard =» 10000 Take another example. The foot Is a unit of st lid measnre, and is a cube, each side of which is one third of a yard. The measure ol solidity is expressed by the following table: lOmilli-ieet =« 1 centi-foot *= .01 10 centi-feet =» 1 deci-foot = -I lOdeci-feet = 1 foot ■= 1 10 feet » 1 deka-foot = 10 10 deka-feet = 1 heeto-foot = 100 10 heeto-l'eet = 1 kilo-foot •= 100O 10 kilo-feet = 1 myria foot = 10000 Similar tables express, by decimal numliers, measures ol surface, weight, capacity and val ue. The foregoing examples sufficiently illus trate the system and its nomenclature. Mr. Bliss does not coniine the decimal sys tem to mere Metrology; but reduces it also to the reckoning of Time and Longitude, which must be a great advantage to navigators espe cially. He would not have the Jay begin in the night,—At low 12, which is no astronom ical poiut to start from,—but at high noon when the sun is vortical; and instead of hav ing a day divided into two parts, requiring a repetition of numerals, he would have the twenty-four expressed by their regular num bers. Some weeks since, we noticed a com munication Irom Mr. Bliss, in Iho Kennebec Journal, in which he elaborated a decimal system of Metrology,both learnedly and clear lo. We shall do the best justice to this part of his subject by copying the following por tion of the article alluded to : For the purpose of completing the system we present in connection with the foregoing a somewhat novel tabic ot Time and Longitude combined. To effect this the hour is divided into fifteen equal parts or degrees, the degrees into sixty parts or minutes (which take the place ol seconds) and the minute iuto sixty seconds, die latter falling back and taking the place ot hundreths of seconds, which «re now used in nice astronomical calculations. Thus: B0 seconds = 1 minute 00 minutes — 1 degree 15 degrees ■= 1 hour 24 hours 1 day or circle. These measures uncombined are almost uni versal. Why should they liecome less so by union? The consummation of this scheme would necessitate the introduction of astronomical instead ot civil time, and counting tho hours from oue to twenty-four in succession instead of from one to twelve twice ami marking the parts A. M. and P. M. It will also be necessa ry to commence the day at noon, when a pre cise point can be determined by the culmina tion of the sun at the meridian, and not at midnight, when no point can be fixed from which to start by an observation. By this ar rangement the reduction of time to longitude and the reverse in navigation and in astronom ical calculations is avoided, to say nothing ot other obvious advantages pertaining to this improved plan. Even a cursory ciaiumauon oi cue decimal system here presented cannot fail to convince the intelligent student of its superiority in log ical coherence and simplicity over the complex systems now in use. To say nothing of the in estimable advantage of a uniform decimal ra tio, nearly one-halt of the measures with their corresponding units arc dispensed with. The units remaining and used in this work arc with one exception such as are well known wher ever the English language is used. The term area, which has not previously been used in this country as a specific designation of super ficial contents, is a general expression for the same tiling, and is therefore in some degree suggestive of the measure to which it is applied. Tile yard is the basis from which all the other parts are derived. This is selected because its fength is determined through the oneratmn.ot gravitation, a natural force ot which is more nearly conttant than that ot any other. Though at first thought the introduction of the ill” ek and Latin numerals appears arbi trarv and unnatural, yet no violence is done to tbeuiuguage in which they already appear, ei ther alone or in composition with other words. For instance, we have decimal, ctnUped, mill, decade, hecatomb and my, ,ad. It will be seen tuat the whole vocabulary of the system is comprised in the names of the six measures and their respective units to which appropriate numerals are prefixed— nineteen words in all. II what we propose has not the element of universality, it might at least become interna tional, since we adopt terms used by the more important nations of the world. The foot is used in England, Russia, Prussia, Austria, Italy, Spaiu, Sweden and several other coun tries; the yard, pound and gallon in England and America; the dollar ill Spain and Ameri ca. Tlie method ot applying the Greek and Latin numerals is ideutitied with that adopted in France seventy years ago The time and longitude combination is in its nature univer sal liccause it corresponds with the nature of things. _ ' —A new newspaper is mentioned among the enterprises of the coming spring, In the inter ests of woman's rights. AH the work, editorial and typographical, is to 1* done by women, and its advocacy the enlarged freeilom of thb sex is tube of the most ardent and ultra character. ■•NO Mral a;ranllis«r. Our friend tlie Rev. Maj. A. Deering »r Richmond (a worthy clergyman of the Free will Baptist eoiniuuniou, and a patriotic Major of one of our Maine regiments in tlie late re bellion,) has a communication in tlie Alliany Country Gentleman, in which he gives the re sults of several experiments made by him in tlie use of bone meal as a fertilizer. Jn the summer of lHtlf,, on a light, clayey loam, broke up the full before, with a light coat ol manure spteud on (and harrowed lu, we suppose,) be ore planting, lie tried raw bone meal on n ^aus. Upon the first lour rows , . .!! 8 ,ove'bil ot common bam manure in . .1 r '. i' n>a*i*nR il* as we should think very c oi .ins, which aie apt togrow too much o haulm and too little l0 seed if the soil Is highly enriched; and on four other rows be side the first plat, he deposited a handful of raw bone manure in each hill. They were cultivated alike through the season, and har vested at the same time tu autumn. He had a good crop, hut there was no perceptible dif ference in the .yield ot the rows, treated with manure or with bone meal. This would seem to show, that tlie fertilizing power ot bone is equal to that of manure—one handful of tlie first against a shovelful of the latter. But. query'.* will not a handful of bone meal cost as much as the shovelful of manure ? , If so, the advantage is not very apparent, unless in tlio transportation and application. •L.USI year lie tried another experiment, lie put Ida bone meal with ashes in the cellar dur ing winter; In spring the tone Seemed all dis solved. This he mixed with two quarts of soil to one of the bone and ashes, and applied the mixture to his potato field. On a few dill's ho dropped the potatoes first, at the usual dis tance of hills, and dropped upon the seed a handful of the mixture. On the balance of the piece, he strewed the mixture and dropped the seed on that, but, of course, bringing less of the mixture in contact with the potato slips. In the first rows the potatoes were nearly all killed; in the rest of the piece they did finely. Query? Was it the strong aikaliof the ashes, or the comminuted bone which killed in the first experiment; and to whieli of the substan ces in the mixture was our friend Indebt ad for the fineness of bi t crop'.1 Furthermore, he says he once strewed some bone meal on rows of turnips when he planted the seed; they came up and grew well for a time, then every one died. Lastly, on three acres of barley he sowed twelve bushels equal parts of bone meal, salt, lime and plaster. He hail a good crop of bar ley, and never Haw so good a catch of grass, which remained green till winter, and was a matter of ati jant admiration to all the neigh bors. Query ? Which did the most good to his barley ? and was not the excellent oatdi of grass owing more to the moisture of the sea son, and the thinness of the barley, which did not stille the young grass, than to any partic ular value in the tone, salt, lime or piaster '.1 Experiments in agriculture arc important and shoukl be encouraged. They are the tests of truth; but in order that tiie tests may be made reliable, all the circumstances and con ditions liearing upon them should be carelully considered. Traxi. —The New York Express gives the follow ing detluite advice to the Southern people as to the proper method to proceed under pres ut circumstances: “Act in the fear of God, and with a wise regard to the future welfare of your children, your State, and the country at large." RkLimoiS —The new church recently erected by the Baptist Society at Beech Ridge, so called, iu York, was dedicated on Thursday the 21st iust. The dedicatory sermon was delivered by Rev. George Moore Payne, of Kittery. —Rav. John Nichols, pastor of tlio Universal - ist church in Beverly, Mass., while preaching a farewell discourse to his society, on Sunday last, was attacked with paralysis, and had to lie conveyed to his home, where he died at eleven o’clock in the evening. He was apparently in sound health boforo the attack. —It is reported that a member of Dr. Hunt ington’s Church has given #100,000 to found an Episcopal Divinity School at Cambridge. —An exchange says that in the town of Patten in this State, a bell giyen by friends, in Wor cester Mass., was raised to its plaee Feb. 1st. Many of the children in those parts never !»* fore heard a church-bell. Rev, AV. T. Sleeper is tlio pastor there, ami by his personal effort has done a great work for the plaee. —The Watchman and Reflector is publish ing a series of articles entitled "Half Ccutury Sermons.” The two men commemorated the present week are Rev. Joseph Strong of Nor wich, Conn., and Dr. Riplcv of Coucord. Mass. Dr. Strong’s ministry and that of his predeces sor, Rev. Dr. Lord, taken together covered the period of 117 years. Dr. Ripley died at the age of 90 after a ministry of t>3 years. —A conference of the Unitarian churches of Wisconsin and Minnesota has recently been organized, and Dr. Bellows of New York preached upon the occasion. —The Rev. Dr. Pusey has written a letter to the editor oi the “Literary Churchman,” in which he expresses great contempt for the project to cure dissensions in the English church by means of legislation. Such meas ures would he powerless for good; they could only add one element ot strife the more. —The Gospel Banner calls on all Universal ists of means and liberality to aid in establish ing a fund for the relief of aged or invalid cler gymen of that faith, or for the widows of such. —“The Charleston Advocate" is the name of the new loyal Methodist paper published hy H. Judge Moore, in Charleston, S. C. Messrs A. AVebstrr, B. Randolph aud T. AV. Lewis ire its editors. —The Winter Street Congregational sooiety of Bath have added $ 500 to the salary of their pastor, Rev. J. O. Fiske. making it #2,000. —Two Jewish young men, natives of Hun gary, who have lately been converted to the Christian faith, were baptised hy Rev. I>r Nealo ut Somerset Street Baptist Church last Sunday. —The Banner says “the First Uuiversalist Society in Portland, whose church is located in Congress Square, has got to be one of the largest and most earnest, able and efflciou t of any in New England. Though their new church edifice contains nearly 200 large p> ws, many ot which accommodate more than one family each, the demand for eligible seats can not be met.” —The Penobscot County Christian Conven tion, which met in Bangor on Tuesday was large'y attended, and the diacnsgpns were ex tremely earnest and interesting. The subjecss brought under consideration wore similar to those discussed at the State Convention held in this city. _The Uhrietiau ttra i»aawu»u.» iro short among the Baptists, first because tlin Contract between minister and people is made ‘ a business transaction;” the people want a minister that “will draw” and “fill the pews,” aud“do not seem to care how a minister preaches or how he acts, if he only pursues a course that draws a multitude ,” and secondly because of the mcagrencss of tho salaries paid. And then the minister otten leaves from in sufficient causes. “These frequent pastoral cnanges are sources ofgrcat weakness to Bap tist churches.” They are ininring all cenrcbes, in all denominations, where t' ov occur. —The National Convention of Spiritualists, convened in Providence, i,. I.. Aug. 21st to 'Jfith, 1866, appointed a committee to examine the Spiritual phenomena, in their physical and psychological characteristics, and report to the next National Convention oj Spiritualists, on the following points: 1. “The different phases of phenomena.” 2. "Do alt man. estatuma called spiritual proceed from spirits? 3. It not, what proport.cn of the modern mamtestn tiom probably originate with sp.r.ts, and what part can be accounted for by other causes? and such other statistical matter as taay contribute u> the better definition of our relation in life.” In accordance with this appointment the com mittee invite all investigators of the spiritual phenomena, to note and forward the results of their investigations to F.L. Wadsworth, Draw er 6325, Chicago, 111., M. B. Dyott, Philadel phia, Pa., or to Mrs. E. C. Clark, Care Banner of Light, Bodton, Mass. —A new phrase has been coiued for certain members of religious societies who will not work ea»ily with tbeir brethren in any £<*4 cause. They ar<* cailed“Balky Christian-'.