Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 4, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 4, 1867 Page 1
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L Established June 23, 1862. Vol. 6‘ PORTLAND, MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 4, 1867. Terms Eight Dollar»per annum, in advance. THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Is published every day, (Sunday excepted,) ut No. 1 1 rimers .Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, Proprietor. Terms:—Eight Dollar? a year in advance. 'THE MAINE STATE PRESS. D published at tb. same place every Thursday morning at $- t - * year, Invariably in advance. Rates of advertising.—One incliol apace,in lennih ol column, cou&uiutes a • .'quaie. *1.50 per square daily first week: cents pci w k niter: three insertions, or less, $1.00; eontinu 1 every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Quit square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one wiek, $1.00; 50 cents per week alter. Under head ol ‘'AMUSEMENT*,*’ $2.00per square pe week: three insertions or less, $1.50. special Notices,$1.25 per square tot the find in ga-tion, and 25 cents per square lor each subsequent a ertion. ulvertisements inserted in the ‘‘Maine State P ess” (which has a large circulation in every pi l ot ue State)lor $1.00 per square tor first inaertkn* u id 50 cents per square lor each subsequent insir 1 ou. ftU&INJS&S CAliDS. C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Sohlotter bock & Co., 303 Congress Si, Portland, Me, jalidtf One door above Brown. M. M.BBE WEB, % (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) niauuittciurvr of I .t other Retting. Also tor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Side*, Lace Leather, RIVET4 auefl DIRS, septSdtt u 311 CongreNA Street. W. P. FREEMAN & CO., Upholsterers aud Manufacturers ot FUMITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Few Cushions, No. 1 Clapp’s Klock- loot CheMtaut Street, Portland. Freeman, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quhtby. ti n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Con be found In their XEV/ BUILDING ON LIME IT., (Opposite the Market.) Where (hey will be pleased to see ail tlielr ipnuer customers and receive orders as usual. auglfdtf n CHAOS, CRAM & STURTEVAKT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, W1 a (gory*a W Hurl, PouruADD, Me. octliidtl HOWARD d'CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M NE. Office No. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, Jy9t1 n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater -AND— Manufacturer ot Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street POaTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n_ DUS. PEIRCE & FERNAED, DENTISTS, NO. 175 MIDDLE STREET. 0. N. PEITfCE. S. C FEBBAXD. February 21. dtf Deering. Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, _ RngSl-dtf Portland, Maine. JOSEPH STORY Penrhja ITfarble Co. Manuluturers and Dealers in Enameled Slate Cmimne y Pieces, Brackets, Pier Slabs, Grates and Chimney Tops. Iwi>orter and denier in Eng lish Floor Tiles, German and French Flower Pots, Hanging Vases, Parian, Bisque, and Bronze Staruetta and Busts. Glass Shades and walnut Stands, Bolie mlnu and Lava Vasts and other wares. 112 TREMONT STREET Studio Budding aug22—Gin u BOSTON, Mass. SJLIEPJLEY & STKOUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. Q. F. SHEPLEY. ,ly9tl A. A. SPROPf. It. TV. ROBINSON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 9 4 9 Cong revs Street. Jan 4—dt.f PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Block, Congress Street, Two Doors above Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. uovl'J tf DAVIS, RESERVE, HASKELL &00., Importers and Jobbers of Dr if Goods and Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Street,* F. DAV1B, ] t ?: 22555 1 PORTLAND, MB E. CHAPMAN. I nov9’65dtf TV. F. PHILLIPS & CO., Wholesale Druggists, .Yo. 148 Fore Street. oot 17-dtl JOHN TV, DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec it—du_ DOSS <£• FFFNY, PLAfiTERERS. PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL BTUOOO AND MASTIO W0MESS, Oak Street, between, Congress sdO Free Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Coloring. Whitening and White-Waslilnjr prompr y attended to. Orders lrom out ol town solicited. May 22—dtl JOHN E. I30AV, Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUNCET COURT, Wall Street, • • • . • Kcw Yorb City. •^•Commissioner for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf W-’l- VV. VVJtllPJfLIfi, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE, rOBTLAND, ME. a^<r2__ tt SMITH & CLARK,” Wholesale Dealers tu TEAS, COFFEES & SHOES, 10» FORE STREET, FOKTLAND, ME. gjaall Utt w. VV. THOMAS. JrT, ' Attorney and Counscller at Law, [Chadwick House,] 240 Congress Street. octe-dly A. G. SCHLOTTEItBECK ct CO, Apothecaries & Chemists, 803 Congress St, one door above Brown, pobtlanb, me. Uonapounding Physicians Prescriptions U6l.n« Irepa-allons of our own manuutawturo, we are able to voueh lor their purity. EXXEACXS?P °POwSlV,U»n!lUl'« LFANCY Supporters, Patent Medicines, Hair Restorers cm. gars Tobacco, Arlistft’ Mnlerial*, A-c., dr. Jan 12—hIf'hi ~e j. r. UODSDON, «T" Hoop Skirt Manufacturer, dealer is English, Frenoh and American Corsets. Fancy Goods AND LACES, HOSIEKF, CLOVES, *nl Dress Buttons C3T*iiimd-Kait German Worsted Garments made te order. Car*H oop Skirts made to ordor.^1 otiapp’a Block, COKOfi£99 SffiMT MS. A KDISNESS LAUDS. SMITH & LOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, ; Iron Boor* and Vault*,' Iron Shutter*, Hoisting Machines, and Builders’ (ran Work Generally. 67 Devonshire Street, Boston. AMJII SMITH, fob28d3m*_JOSEPH LOVETT. THOMAS M. GJVEEN, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Exchange Street, cor. of Federal, (CLAPP’S BLOCK., feb25 <12 w* COLLINS, BLISS <& CO., PBODUOE Commission Merchants. Agents for the Nonpareil French Guano. CS^Casb advances made on consignments. 233 Stale Street, and (30 Central Street, Fsb. 25. BOSTON. 3m Charles P. Mattocks, | Attorney aud Counsellor at Law, BOOBY HOUSE, 1 COR. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, fobl4dtf PoklEAND. WALTER COREY & CO, Manupactubebs and Dealers in FURNITURE I Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, Ac. Clapp’. Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite root of Chestnut,) FabSdtLPORTIA ND. GEO. S. NUTTING^ Counsellor at Law, —AlfD— Solicitor of Patents, No. 113 Federal street, teblSdlm_ PORTLAND, Me. WILLIAM A. 1‘LAKCL, P L U M B E E ! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Shower Balks, Bask Bowls, Brass and Silver Plnlcd Cocks. Every description of Water Fixture for Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., ar ranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country feithfully executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes and Sheet Lead and Beer Pumps of ail kinds. Also, Tin Koofiug, Tin Conductors and work in iliac line done in the best manner. Eir'All kinds of Jobbing promptly at.ended to. NO. 180 FOBJE 8T., Portland, Me. _JanlS__ d.'3ni IF. II. WOOD A SON, BROKERS, -Yo. 178-Fore Street. - yi tt J. B. RUOSON, JR., A R T I 8 T . Studio No 301 1-2 Congress Street. £.-7r~Les8ons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—atf WRIGHT A CLARK, FRESCO FAIXTERS, Iii Oil and Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Plook, two doors above Preblo liuuoe, Portland, Me. 23^ We are prepared to design and execute every description of wall and Ceiling Decorations, for Churches, Public Buildings,Private Residences,Hails, &c. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription of Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in Varnish or French Polish. JalddSm MERRILL BEG’S A CUSHING, (Late Merrill & Small,) Importers and Wholesale Dealers In Fancy Dry Goods, Gloves, Hosiei'y, Corsets, Yams, SMlLL WAKES, TRIMMINGS, &c, No 1:1 Hummel- St., .... BOSTON. fe!9 II. Men ill, I. M. Merrill, A. It. Cushing. eod3m U o I, M 1* K a- « 1 I, K E V Ll At the old stand oi E. Dana, Jr APOTHECARIES, Dccring Block, Coi ner oi Congress and Preble Sts., PORTLAND, ME. Foreign and Domestic Drugs, Cbomicals, Fluid Ex tracts, Toilet 4 ridclcs, Perfumery, and Fancy Goods. Physician’s prescriptions careiuliy prepared, either by day or night. Mr. Char les B. Greenloai, who has been at this stand lor a number ot years, will remain as prescrip tion clerk. scp21-eod&wt! JLllL~FA YSON, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, _ PORTLAND ME I)021llt LEWIS PIERCE, Attorney,and Conusellor at Ljiw. No. 8 Clapps Block. jul2l BVH.DIMG. TO BUILDERS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames lor early Spring business, will do well to leave their orders at onco wl th STEVEN* A MERRILL, at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near loot of Maple Street, whore can always be found a large Stock ot Pine, Spruce, Walnut, Chest nut and Luiternut Lumber, clapboards, Shingles, Laths, &c., <£c. Also—Door-, Blinds, Window Frames ami Window Sashes, glazed and unglazed, at lowest prices. {ST* Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, teb 11 d2m ARtUITEHTURE A ENGINEERING. Messrs. ANDERSON. BONNELL * CO., have made arrangements with Mr. SThAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in futuie carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. Par ties intendin’; to build are invited to call at thcii othcc, No. Congress street, and examine eleva tions and plans ot churches, banks, stores, blocks oi buildings, (f c. j 12 WM. H. WAL KER, 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot of Map'.e Street. General Agent tor the State lor U . W. JOHNS’ Improved Hoofing, For buildings ol all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DEl KINO. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat »ng and repairing all kinds of roo&. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT for lion and wood work, Metal Roofs, &c. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roofs. BLACK VARNISH, tor Ornamou tal iron work &c. Full descriptions,, c rcular, prices, t&e. furnished by mail or on application at the office, where samples and testimonials can t e seen. scp12dtf COOPER & MORSE, TAKE pleasure in informing their old patrons and friends that they have resumed business at their OLD STAND, ioruer of Market and Milk streets, where they will keep constantly on hand the best as sortment of Meats, Poultry, Game, &c., That the market .florae, and It will be their earnest andeuvor to Berve their cu.temers with promptness and fidelity. dccl dU 8. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY! HAVING moved into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and lilted it for a FIRST CXAM GROCERY, we beg leave to return onr thanks to our numerous patrons for past tavors, and inform them and the pub lic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for elling the best of BEEF, and all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, wo have added to our stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling the best of gotxls At the Lowest Cash Prices! patronage. The same utten rfr e#!?««re orders for Meats and Vege tables lor dinner#. Cart will call for <.rdera every morning il de-arod. S. WINSLOW & CO. ■. Winslow. N0' 28 Splin* Stfec^Market. January 11. dBm c- E' PA0E HANSON <Sc ffJNSLoW^S Steam Mills, Iron Foundry, --AND Plough Manufactory, WE would Inform the public that we are prepar ed to famish Castings of every description to order at short notice. Wc now have on hand an as ! Bortment ot Window Weights. Sled Shoes and other castings. Wc are prepared to famish Castings for Rail Road Companies and Ship Builders. Also, Planing, .fainting, Matching and Sawing promptly done *T. w. HANSON, C. C. WINSLOW. 2ft York HU, Head of Kuiith’n Wharf. Jan 1—<1 _ O YS TJE I{ «! WILLIAM H. DARTOflf, AT his stores. Nos. £31 & 233 Conpess street, near New Ci'y Building, is constantly receiving fresh u-rivals ofNew York and Virginia Oy sters, which be >» prepared to sell by the gallon, quart or bushel, oi served up fa any stvle. January r>, !Rfl7. fltf /'^IGAlc.w. aoo M. imported anu domestic Clgari i C. C. MITCHELL & SON, ^u-113t_178 Fore Street your ordor. tbr job Wort to Dully Dr. COFAKTNERSIIIP. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the firm name of THOMES, SMARDON A CO., for the purpose of transacting a genoral Jobbing business in Fine German,English and American Woolens, TAILORS’ TBIMJUNGS, See., at Now Store, NO. BG UNION STBEET. FRANCIS 0. THOMES, GEORGE H. SMARDON. Portland, March 1, 1867._ d2w Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have tills day formed a copart nership under the name of GREENE, READ & SMALL, and have taken store No. 197 Commercial SU«, corner of Union, where they will transact a Wholesale Flour,Grocery' & Provision Business, Their old friends and tlio pnhllc generally are re spectfully Invited to call. CFECS GREENE, JOSEPH W. READ, GEO. M. SMALL. Portland, Feb. 14, lj67. fehlSilm Copartnership Notice. AP. IHOISOAIY has this day retired from the . firm oi MORGAN, DYER & CO. in ihvor of U. M. RICHARDSON, and the business hereafter will be conduotetl under tho firm name of Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At tlic old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business in W. I. Goods, Groceries, I lour and Pro visions. It. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNAFORD. Fob 2—d3tn Copartnership. Malcolm f. hammond and fessenden v. CARNEY, are admitted as partnors from tills date. The firm will be SHAW, HAMMOND £k CARNEY, And we shall continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision business, at toe old stand, No. 113 Commercial Street. THOMAS SHAW. Portland, Feb. 4,13C7. lin Dissolution of Copartnership THE copartnorsldp heretofore existing under the namo ol CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons Itchi ng bills against tbe firm, arc requested to present thorn lor payment, and those indebted will pleaso vail and settle 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The subscriber liavin" obtained tbe tine store No. 337 Congress Street, will continue tbo business, and will keep constantly on hand PIANO FORTES from tbe BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Stemway 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. IVM. Cl. TWDMBEY. November 2G, 18G6. dtf New Store, New Goods. EVANS aTbAYZEY, Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block, WILL OPEN MONDAY, Jan. 14tli, a new and complete assortment ol FURNITURE, Crocleery, Glass and Silver Elated Ware, Bedding, Upholstery Goods, and a first class stock, of IIOl'K I, FUBNISHINO ARTICLES or every description. By a strict attention to business and the wants cf tbeir customers, tliey are in hopes to merit a lair share of the patronage of the pub.ic. An Inspection of our stock and prices is respect fully Invited. Wararooms Nos. 1 & 2 Free Street Block. E NS & RATI.EV. Portland, Ja ’2, 1807. janl4dtf Tew goods! P. P. FROST, Merchant Tailor, 332 1-2 Congress Street, Has just received a fine lot ot FALL GOODS Suitable tor the season, wldcb will be made up in the most thorough maimer sept 10—cod INDIA RUBBER GOODS. HAVING l>een burned out ot my Rubber Store, 147 Middle St., I would solicit the trade of the citizens of Pori land and vicinity, i until 1 re-open) to my headquarters, 85 Milk Street, Boston, where are kept every variety of goods made trom India Rubber comprising in part Rubber and Leath er Machine Belting, Steam Packing, Gaskets, Rings, Hose lor conducting and hydrant purposes, Rubber Clothing of every description, Combs, Balls. Toys, Undershoot ing for beds In cases of sickness, Rubber boots and Shoes, Tubing, Spittoons, Syringes, Gloves and Mittens, Llastic Rings and Bands, Piano Covers, Horse Covers with and without hood, Wagon Covers, Air Beds, Pillows, Cushions, and Life Pro servers, Mechanics’ Aprons, Rubber Jewelry, ot beautiful patters, and all kinds of Rubb r Goods that may be desired, all of which I will sell at manufac turers lowest prices. Please forward your orders for the present to U. A. HALL, j«l l3eodtf 85 Milk Street, Boston. DR. HOPKINS’ Catarrh Troches' Will Cure Catarrh, Coughs, Colds, JToarscness, Bronchitis, and all ajjictions rtf tilt Throat. Public Speakers and Singers use them. Ministers, Lawyers, Doctors, Sea Captains, all use them with the best results. Among the hundieds of thousands who have used them, there is but one voice, and that of approval. They Invariably pro mote digestion, and relieve Kidney Affections. Just try one uox and you will be convinced. . PREPARED BY E. B. HOPKINS, IJI. D., 14‘J Washington Street, Boston, Mon. Wholesale Agents for Maine,— W. F. Phillips & Co., I PnrtlamJ Nathan Wood, j tortlaDa Sold at Retail by all Druggists. fob25J&wtf 331 Congress Et, Portland, Maine. / L. B. FOLLETTE, HOSIERY AND GLOVES, HOOP 8KIBTS AND OOBSETS, Ladies’ & Children’s Underflannels, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. fi5r“ Corner of Congress St. and Tolman Place. Feb 7, 1867.—dly_ Casco St. Seminary. THE Spring Term of this School for Young La dies and Misses wi'l commence Monday, March 11. For particulars inquire at No. 15, Preble Street. J1ARY C. HA cipal. mehl J2w* Maine Wesleyan Seminary and Female College. THE SPRING TERM of Tbirtrcn Weeks will commence on tbe ilth ot March. H. P. TORSEY, President. Kent’s Hill, Feb. 19,1867. febkl w2t ueod2w Portland Academy, Union IInil, (Entrance on Free .Street.) BOYS rf all ages and att; laments received at any time in the Term. Particular attention paid to Private classes and Private pupils, Teims $10.(-0 per Term ot ten weeks, C. O. FILES. Principal, Fel9d3w 28 ^ St, P.O.Box 927. Franklin Family School, fob BOVS, TOPSHAM, _ UAmE A SSSWR^ff1;for Bo^’ »cces x\. siblc K. <v 1. K. It., tweuty-tivo miles lrnm Portland, nine miles Irom Rath. For Cim to ‘etc address the Principal, C'"'u ’ &c ’ feb!6 d4w_H. A. RANDALL. Westbrook Seiuinary.~ " THE SPRING TERM commences Fcbrnarv 27th. febl3d&w2w1 FOR S ALE • ONE high pressure, horizontal Steam Engine, with Cylinder Id inches diameter, 44 inch stroke —iron bed and heavy fly wheel. Two flue Boilers 40 in diameterv:o feet long with two flues in each 13 m. diameter. The whole is complete in all its part*, and in good order, and will be sold at a bargain. Apply to T. U. WEttTON, - . Or the Portland Company. Portland, F»b, g, 1M7. f.W d80d»d 1IEWOVAJLS. REMOVAL / FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD 1 SCALES J Patent Money Drawers l \ Eubbsr aid Ivory Handled Table Ontlery. ROGERS’ SOIIS SOBS —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING & DEXTER’S, 17H Middle and 118 Federal Streets. i lebli)dan REMOVAL! JOBN E. i’ALMEli, Wholesale Dealer In j Straw Goods and Millinery, Has removed to Ills New Store (Old Stand) 140 Middle St. JOHN E. PALMER. Portland, March 1st, 1807. d2w CASCO national bank. REMOVAL. THE Casco National Bank will remove to, anil be iireriared lor business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tuesday. Fed. 20th, Instant. E. P. GEBKISH, Cashier. February 25. dim REMOVAL. BYRON GREENOUGH A CO. Have removed to tlieir NEW STORE Wo. 140 Middle Street. Mr. J. H. Cries' interest in the firm ceased Aug 1, I860. ffe27d&wlm Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from his old stand, to No. 223, corner of Fore and Union Streets, where ho has tor sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil: Sperm. Adamantine, Paraffine, and Wax Candles, wliich he will sell at tho lowest market price. Thank ful to his friends and the public generally for past lUvors, he respectfully solicits a continuance „ , WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 1867. ffeb‘23 dim ITEM OVA17! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailor, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. 3 Free street Block, Febl2 Over Chadbourn & Kendall. dtt REMOVAL. Z. K. HARMOM, WAR CLAIM AGENT, Has removed to hisnew office, at tho Old Stand in Jose Block, No. 88 Exchange St., (opposite the Custom House.) Porlhmd, Feb. 11,1807. <Jiw3w REMOVED. 8TROUT & GAGE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal Sts., Over Loring’s Drug Store. S. 0. STtBOUT. H. W. GAGS. dcc31 d&Wtf REMO V A L . ~ JAMES OMJOWNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public & Commissioner of Deeds, Has removed to Clapp's New Block. OCR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan IB. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf H E M O V A Is ! W. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, A ud Solicitor of Patents, Has Removed to Corner of B own and Congress Streets, jal6 BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf .A.. & S.~E.S;PRI]>^G HAVE removed to thoir former place of business, over the Ocean Insurance Office, corner Exchange and Milk Street. :ebl4 dim O TJT OF THE EIRE / B. F. SMITH 9t SON’S New Photograph Booms, —AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. aug20 n dtf “ O. O. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS BEHOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30,1866. n dti holdeiT &”peabody, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Of]ice, 229 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House. A. B. HOLDEN. SCphtffl H. C. BEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland. Dec. 3d 1866. HARRIS & WATERIIOUSF, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. B. HAEBIS. deitf J. E. WATEBHOCSE. o7mT&i>Tw7nash have resumed business at the head of Long Wharf, under J. W. Munger’s Insurance Office, and will be pleased to see their former customers and receive their orders as usual. July 10, 1866. n dtt <Tw A LJlljS*:V. InMurauce Agenui, will be found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Lxchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office ot .Boston; Nariagansett Office of Providence; Putnam Office of Hartford: Stai.dard Office oi' New York, «ml other reliable offices, are represented by this auency. John Dow. Jy25dtf F. W. Libbev. VirOODlflAlV. TttiJE & CO., Wholesale t v Dry Goods, No. 4 Galt Block, Commercial St Jul 17—dtt MOTJCE. II. J. LIBBY A: CO., Manufacturers 1 and Commission Merchants Counting Room over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story- _lyU W AMBROSE MERRILL. Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Caleb !yI2dtf I'AOLE Ml L.LS, although burned up, the Pro J prlctors, Messrs. L. J. Hill & Co., are now pre pared to iiuuish Coffees, Slices, Cream Tartar, <2fce, at their new piaco of business, No. 100 Green St. An Order slate nny be found at Messrs. Low. P’ummer & Co's, No 83 St, and at Mr C. M. Rice’s Paper Warehouse, No. 185 Fore Street. All or.iers * romptly atten ,ed to. Goods at be lowest prices Jull6tt H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer, may be • found at No. 837 Cougrcs? St., corner of Oak SL_ julietl RS. WEBSTER $ CO., can by found at the store • of C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we <>iior a got (l assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Gooda at low prices. Jul 16 C1M1TB & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton w Block, Congress St. Same entrance asU. S. Ar my offices. ij I2dtf f PHE EA«tTfiHlV EXPBEM* ©O. arenow 1 permanently located at No. 21 Free street, and prepared to do Express Business over all the Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by P. S. & P., Eastern and Boston A Maine Roads to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts of the country. For the convenience or our customers on Commer cial and Fore hi reels, an order book lor freight Calls wbl be kept at office of Canadian Express Co., No. — Fore street. J. N. WINSLOW. Jy21 tf JA K. M. RA\1>, Attorneys and Counsellors, • No. 16 Free Street, near Middle. Juli3 "hTATHA N GOULD, Merchant Tailor, has removed to No. 16 Market Square, over Swcetslr'g Apothe cary store. JylO—tt DEBIiOIN A WEBB, Attorney* and C'auaae-llorw, at the Boodv House, corner o! Congress and Chestnut streets. ' jy26 New Store—Just Open* BLUNT-* FOSS, DEALERS IN BuilderaHard ware,Nails,Glass,WoodenWare DOOBS. SASH AND BLINDS, and CAEPEN TEES’ TOOLS in Great Variety. On middle, between Hampshire & Franklin Sts Jah. P. Blunt. .ia2-kl3m* Jas.A. Foss. Harbour & Dennison Have opened in Chambers (over the retail Store of J. & C. J, Bar boar,) A FRESH ASSORTMENT OF French & German Calfskins. A large variety of Tampico Kid and Goat Morocco. Snporinr finished Oak Tanned, Polished and Oiled ft rain I,ember. Barbour Brothers famous Irish SHOE THREADS, by dozen or bale. PHILA DELPHIA CITY TANNED Solo Leather, light and heavy. Slaughter and Spanish Sole Leather, extra quality. ‘VYomen’s Rubber Over-sboes, made in France, quality superior to American, and sold at much loveer rates. General assortment ot BOOTS and SHOES, sold by dozen or case, of lowest cash rates. Shoo Stock exchanged for manufactured work Liberal advances made on first quality of Boots and Shoes. WO. 10 EXCHAWOE STREET. CHARLES J. BARBOUB, teblMSWStt william *, DENNISON, INSURANCE STATEMENT OF CONDITION OF THE Commerce Insurance Comp’y, Of Albany, W. ¥., Dec. 31, 1806. ASSETS: Real Estate,.$ 45 000 00 Ronds and Mortgages,. 163,673 00 Bank Stock,. 7,500 00 United States Securities,. 227,472 00 Demand Loans wiih Collaterals. 43.745 00 Cash on hand ami In hands of Agents,. .. 34,259 47 Acorued Interest,. 4,849 82 $532,701 29 LIABILITIES: Unadjusted Losses.$11,775 00 _ „ _ A. Van Allen, President. R.M. Hamilton, Seoretury. State of New Yoek, i „ City and County of Albany, j 89 „ Albany, Feb. 21,1SC7. Personally anpeared before me Adam Van Allen, President, and It. M. Hamilton. Secretary, of the

above named Company, and made oath that the fore going statement made by them is true to the best of their knowledge and i eliel, and that tl ey have con cealed no material tacts. A. P. STEVENS, Notary Public. JOS. n. WEBSTER, Agent. feb27-d3w No. lO Month Street. PURELY MUTUAL! THE Hew England Mutual Life Insurance Comply, OF BOSTON, MASS. ORGANIZED 1843. Cash Assets, January 1,1807, $4,700,080. Cash Dividends of 1864-5, now In course of payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,000. Losses Paid in 1866, 314,000. Total Losses Paid, 2,367,000. Income for 1868, 1,778,000. ££?“Annual Distributions in Cash —gn Local Agents should apply to BI7FDS SMALL & SON, fclDdiif General Agents at Biddeford, Me. Tlie Best Investment! 5-20’s &7-30’slTs. Gov’t Bonds ABE GOOD! B0T A POLICY WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins. Co., Of New Yorlc, IS BETTER! Cash Assets, Feb. 1, $18,500,000 BdEUGovarumenl Bonds are Exempt Grom Taxation, so with Money invested in a Life Policy! If you baye *50, $100 or $1,000 to spare, or to in vest. there is nowhere you can. place it so securely or so adv rutageously as witli this Great Co. Govt. Bonds may be lost, stolon or destroyed by lire, as many have been. A Life Policy if destroyed, stolen, or lost, may be restored, and in no case will there be any loss of the money paid. For the poor man it is the best savings bank; tor the rich it Is tlie safest investment, jlelding mere than any other. Any one having doubts may be satisiied by calling at our Olttec. Vo not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish stick results. Tho following statement of Policies, taken out at this Agency and now in force, show the large in crease, or dividends, over the payments in these tew cases. Many others, with references, can bo tur uished if desired; No of Sum Ain't of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prom. Pd. Additions, of Police. 518 $3500 $2252,25 *2710,22 $6240,22 636 500 261,23 375,02 875,02 4146 1000 533,90 085,83 1085,93 7767 8000 3699,20 4836,87 12,836,87 7862 5000 2608,00 3217,84 8217,04 10325 1000 359,80 644.52 1544.52 10793 3000 1060,20 1659,63 4607:63 12410 1500 410,93 023,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to %b. 1, 1866. An other Dividend Is now to bo adimd. Do not fell to apply at tha Agency ol W. D. LITTLE & Co, No 79 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. Non Forfeiting; Endowment, Ten Year, and all other Form* of Pfli^es ua i*m hued br ewmjTOny. «n Oiore fnroi- | •*»ir •dmotages than by any other. This Co. tanned during the last 12 months, 13.343 Policies being 1,000 inor-i than issued by any other Co. in this country. Cash received lor PREMIUMS $5,342,812. Receipts tor interest, $1,112,000, while its losses being only $772,000, showing the receipt 9 for interest to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. IBe careful not to confound the name qf this Co. with others similar. febio dtf -- 1 ... .. ii . .f m ■ 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 reprerent first class Com panies in ail departments of Insurance. Losses^iUtably adjusted and promptly paid. H E JI O T A t , Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new au<J commodious rooms NO. 06 EXCHANGE STREET* IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, and for any amount, in companies second to uo others on the globe, and on the most liivorable terms. gif* Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. November 5,18tM>. dtf' L®. Twonbley, General Insurance Broker, • would inform his many friends and the pubi'e generally that he is prepared to continue the Insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Fire, Life and Marine Insurance to «ny extent In the best Com p nles In the United Stales. All business entrusted to my c re sbal. be faith fu ly attended to. Office at C. M. Rice's Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. jull6tf Lea &c Perrins’ CELEBRATEV Worcestershire Sauce l PBOKOCNOED BY _ EXTRACT Connoisseurs ot a letter irom a To be Medical Gentleman The “Only at Madras, to his Brother at Good Sauce Worcester, May, 1861. “Tell Lea & Fer And applicable to rlns that their Sauce is highly esteemed iu EVERT VARIETY India, and is in my opinion the most paf OF Stable as well as the {most wholesome DISH. Sauce that 1s made.’’ The success ol this most delicious and unrivaled condiment having caused many unprincipled dealers to apply the name to Spurious Compounds, the pub lic Is respectfully and earnestly requested to see that the names ot Lea & Pebbins are upon the Wrnpr per, Label, Stopper and Bottle. Manufactured by LEA * PERRINS, Worcester. John Duncan’s Sons, NEW TORE, Agents for the United Statee. oclTdly FURNITURE ! The undersigned wcnld respectfully call I he attention of the citfeens of Portland to the tact that ho is prepared to offer them PARLOR SUITS —AND -4XL— UPHOLSTERY GOODS OF HIS OWN MANUFACTURE ! Whloh he will always WARRANT TO BE AS REC OMMENDED, with Prices Beyond Competition ! N. B.-Bepsieiig of all kinds neatly and promptly done. CH AS. B. WHITTEIWORE, (Successor to Cm. T. Burroughs $ Co.,) feb20dtf LANCASTER HALL. Heating Apparatus For Stores, Hauls, School-houses, Churches, <Cc. THE subscribers are prepared (o put up Steam or Hot Water Apparatus, and guarantee a* good results in every particular as can be obtained from Boston or Natv York contra* tor=. We u*c ‘or Steam Radiation cjll-ol Wrought Iron pipes, Cast Iron or Sheet Iron Radiators. For Hot Water Circulation, Oast Iron JPipes, in Hot Air cliambeis or cobs in the Booms tel>26dlm_DANIEL WINSLOW & SOX. Photographsl Photographsl a. s. "davis, \-m>ULD respectfully inlonn Id, former customer, T T and trie public generally, that be i, nuw locat ed nt No. 27 MARKET SQUARE, where lie would be happy to receive all those wliblng tbr Photographs, Ambrotypee, etc. N. B. All work w«rant«d. ?1 MAJU^ET SQUABE- 27 MARKET SQUABS’ daily press. PORTLAND. Monday Morning, March 4, 1867. An Expensive Luxury. It lias become an old and significant pro verb that those who dance shall pay the pi per. This is as true of nations as of individ uals ; in politics as in matters of private and personal concern. OurPiovindal neighbors on the North and East, are about setting up national housekeeping on a somewhat magnif icent scale, by rolling three or four provinces Into or.e, and giving to the confederated gov ernment thus formed larger powers, new functions and increased dignity. Canada,—both East and West,—New Bruns wick and Nova Scotia propose to become one consolidated vice-royalty, with its head at Ot tawa, ruled by a Viceroy or Governor-Gener al, and a Parliament with Cabinet and other appendages of greatness and power. We are of those who see nothing In this movement to alarm the fears or excite either the envy or jealousy of our people, believing as we do that it is a matter over which our neighbors have hill jurisdiction,—with the consent of the pa rent government,— and i hat it is but a step ping-stone to better understanding and more intimate and profitable relations between the business people and interests of the two coun tries. Confederation means in Canada, to a large extent, the equalization of government burdens and tbe distribution of the public debt of the province among the people of the confederation, thus imposing upon the lower provinces some of the burdens now resting upon tbe western provinces; burdens incurred by works of internal improvement which arc claimed to be largely tor the benefit of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as well a3 for Canada. But with intelligent, far-seeing Canadians, Confederation means a preliminary step to independence, it being well understood that tbe English Government will oppose no obstacles to independence when once satisfied that the peo ple ol the Provinces really desire it. It is no de parture iiom the truth to say that, by anoth er portion of intelligent Canadians, independ ence is looked upon as the condition prece dent ot annexation to the United States.— We do not say—for we do not believe—that annexation is now desired by a large or influ ential class of Canadians; we only say that, If annexation is ever to come pcacably, it must come after independence. But enough of this, for the present at least. Our neighbors having determined upon Con federation, and uniting their fortunes under a common Provincial government, and full and free censent to the banns having been given by the home parliament and the crown, they will soon begin to realize the correctness of the adage quoted at the bead of this article in their own case and under their new relations. Royalty is expensive, and even quasi royalty Is a very different thing from republican sim plicity. To illustrate this fact we need refer spe cifically only to a single item of the expense about to fall upon tbe Canada treasury,—the salary of the chief officer, Governor General or Viceroy as be may be desgnated, and who, it is generally understood, will be tbe second son of Queen Victoria. While tbe appoint ment of this officer wifi rest with the crown, the salary, like all other salaries in the Prov ince, and all other expenses except those for military defence, are to be paid exuust*t>y the nrovfficnn Government By late cable dispatches It appears that the hill which has Just passed Parliament, pro viding for confederation, fixes the annual sal ary of the Executive at $50,000! with four Lieutenant Governors, whose united salaries will no doubt amount to an equal if not a much larger sura. The united population of the provinces proposed to be consolidated, ac cording to the latest census reports, is 3,088, 345. The aggregate population of New Eng land is 3,135,301 or 40,056 more than recon structed Canada. We have no figure to rep resent the relative wealth or valuation of New England and the pioposed Contederacy or ‘-Dominion,” but it is perfectly sate to say that the valuation of Massachusetts alone nearly equals if it does not largely exceed the valuation of the whole of British America proposed to be included under the new repfme. While New England exceeds the proposed Confederacy in population and overwhelm ingly exceeds it in wealth, the salaries of her six chief executive officers combined amount to less than $10,000, or one-fi/th the salary proposed for his Royal Highness who is to grace the quasi throne at Ottawa. The Judi cial salaries of Canada are in keeping with the Executive, and the same is true of official salaries generally. The truth is, while croakers and discontent ed spirits often complain of the expense and extravagance of our republican government, —and Heaven knows we are not deficient in extravagance,—there is probably no human government on earth, of similar extent and responsibility, that is so cheaply maintained as ours, or that necessarily imposes so lew burdens upon the enterprise and industry of the nation. The fact that the country is now groaning under excessive taxation does not militate against this general statement, for this taxation is no part of the legitimate or necessary burden imposed upon democratic or popular governments, but the fruit of a wicked rebellion, waged by demagogues and tyrants in the interest of despotism, for the purpose of quenching the fires of constitu tional liberty and thwarting the mission of republican institutions and counterworking the efforts of those who would promote hu man progress, lighten human burdens and give increased respect to human rights by bringing up the masses to a higher level, and inspiring the hearts of toiling millions with love of liberty and self-respect. The institu tions of freedom, of popular liberty and of republican government are comparatively simple, and may be enjoyed at a cheap rate, while royal distinctions and monarchical in stitutions are costly luxuries which draw largely upon a nation’s industry and re sources. A Nenxiblc Southern Governor. Gov. Brown of Georgia, like Gov. Orr of South Carolina, begins to take a sensible view of the situation of the rebel States. lie is dis posed to come down from the chivalric digni ty which has too long kept the Southern States, like the prodigal son, away from the house in which is bread enough and to spare in their efforts to subsist upon the husks of a haughty,rebellious and ill-natured spirit. Ac cepting without reserve the reconstruction bill recently passed by both houses of Con gress, he urges a like acceptance upon his peo ple. If president Johnson does not commit the foolish blunder of attempting the defeat of that bill, there is reason to believe reconstruc tion will soon be commenced under its pro visions, so that before another year shall have passed away mauy if uot all the States recent ly in rebellion will be restored to their full powers in the Union. This is what is want ed ; what will restore confidence, and give a a new impetus to all the springs of business activity. Starting right, prosperity is not only sure to follow but to be permanent. In Gov. Brown’s admirable letter to the people of his State he says: We now have the assurrance of Congress in the passage of this bill that this shall settle the question of our admission. Let us comply with them, and be ready to be represented in the nest Congress as soon as posssble. I respectfully suggest that the people of the several counties ot this State, who favor the Sroposal, hold public meetings with as little elay as possible, and urge upon the governor to convene the Legislature and recommend them to take prompt action. » . • * * If we reject the terms proposed in the Sherman bill, I confess i see no hope lor the future. Should we accept them, I trust the example ot Georgia may be followed by other States, and that this vexed question may soon be pormamentlv settled upon the best terms which we will ever be able to get. I am aware of the rapidity of the changes which we are requited to make, aud of the natural ^prejudices which our people enter tain against negro suffrage, but we should not forget that In yielding to an Inevitable neces sity, the*? people were raised among ai and naturally sympathize with us. Their conduct during the war proved this, ll, then we treat them kindly, pay them their Wa™s promptly, and in ail respects deal justlybv them, we shall seldom have cause to complain of their refusal to respect our wishes or con sult cur Interest at the ballot-box. The Fortieth Congress. The first session of the 40th Congress com mences to-day. Several States will be unrep resented In the lower House, at the opening. New Hampshire, Connecticut, Kentucky, Tennessee, and we think California, have not elected their Representatives. The first -of the above States elects early next week, and Connecticut early next month. We hive seen no political analysis or classification of the new House, so lar as elected, but It is not probable that relatively either party will be much stronger than in the last Congress. In the Senate there are several changes, all except one tending to increase the radical strength of that body. Several other Sena tors, now misrepresenting their States, will be changed just as soon as the people can get at them. Two new Senators and one Repre sentative will be added from the new State of Nebraska, all of -them of the radical stripe. It is a reireshing fact that the famous “Ne braska hill,” gotten up lu the interest of slavery, and designed to extend the area o: huma.i bondage, should have resulted so soon in adding two new radically nnti-slavery States to the UnloD. It only shows that “The best la <1 schemes ’o mic e an’ men, Gang at. aglpj." The length of the session to be commenced to-day depends no doubt largely upon tbe De construction question. This settled, we see no reason why the session may not be a short one, and even if this work has to be gone over again, with the parties in Congress standing as at present, we do not sec why much time should be consumed in the enactment of meas ures calculated to give rest to the country. Music Hath Charms. A benison on that fiddle! Fes,—a fiddle—it is certainly nothing more; we should never think of applying the name of violin to so forlorn an instrument. It Is cracked, it is battered, its staining is worn off, anil it has forgotten tbe uses of varnish. One of its strings, too, is often gone, and to judge from the sounds the instrument emits, its place must be supplied by rather inadequate substitutes. Its utterances are not musics 1 in any ordinary sense. It squeaks, it wheezes, it wails like a banshee, and bowls like a whole battalion of cats in an alley at midnight.— Nevertheless, we love it; and the benediction wc have uttered above is wholly sincere. For that old fiddle is a source of unspeaka ble happiness. Daily, as we wend our way through that inviting and Iragiant thorough fare leading from Fore to Commercial street, and modestly designated as “Fifth Avenue,' our ears are saluted by its piercing strains, Is suing from one of the board shanties which adorn that picturesque locality. The walls are not very thick, but a good bank of earth in the rear and a comfortable snow-drift on one side serve to keep o.t a good deal of cold; while a r.cketv stove in the mid dle of the one apartment glows with a fire al most equal to the requirements of a barbecue. A big dirt-heap lies conveniently near the door, In and out of which swarm a mixed company of pigs, ducks, Lons and dirty, red okeeked children, to say nothing of a troop of small dogsf^ttoae ntimiiers ami fomilisr nab.ts remind one or the tribe of “Mustard” and “Pepper,” which Ilarry Bertram touud domes ticated at ‘'Charlie's Hope” on the first occa sion when he accompanied”Dandie Dumont” to that hospitable abode. through the open door, or the small four' paueu window, we discern the musician, a sturdy Celt, seated astride oi a broken-backed chair, tho precious fiddle laid aflbetiouately against his unshaven chin, and his brawny light arm performing most astonishing evolu tions in the air as lie executes a tune beariug some resemblance to “Lakes of Klliatney.”— Talk of enthusiastic audiences! Not Carl Rosa when he holds some vast crowd spell bound with bis wonderful melody—not Ca mille Urso when the gleam of her white arm and the flash of her diamond studded bow keep time to her etherlal strains, is ever lis tened to with more exquisite delight, with more entire admiration. Our fiddler’s listen ers are only some three or four of his fellow hod-carriers, as many rough-haired washer women with their red, soapy arms crossed over their wet aprons, and the swann of round-eyed, animal-looking children who have only left off playing with tho dogs and pigs to listen for one moment to the “bit fiddle," but our musician feels the inspiration of an appre ciative audience. The good wile Bridget pauses in the act of dishing up the potatoes for dinner, and with her round moon face turned over one shoulder and all irradiated by a smile of delight, stands listening to strains which carry her back to the cabin of her child hood, the companions and scenes which she invests with as bright a halo as can adorn the early memories of the more cultured and re fined. Happy memories, which Paddy in his exile always cherishes, of that “sweetest isle of the ocean,” whose fields are the greenest, whose skies are the bluest in all the wide world, come floating hack to all; the warm Irish heart which however degrad ed or encrusted seems always to keep tho springs of domestic affection open, grows ten der with thoughts of home. Under the spell of that music, such as it is, every listener is trans formed for tho moment into a different crea ture. An hour hence the women may be brawling over their washing-tubs, and for the mon, every mother’s son of them ruay spend to-night in the lock-up; but for this moment at least, they are peaceable, and gentle, and human, and refined. Again we say, bless that Addle! Apple Orchard*. Ka State in the Union oan raise better apples than Maine; and the apples of this State will keep later than those grown in regions south of us. Formerly they were so abundant in some parts of Maine as to he almost valueless. We have sSen them sold in orchards at a four pence ha’ penny a bushel, whilst other bushels were left to rot on the ground—not worth mak ing into cider which would not sell for four and six ponce per barrel. Of late years, orchards have been on the decline, partly from neglect, and partly from natural causes. What these causes are, it may be difficult to explain with certainty. Soma think that the race, as such, lias its age, and must in time die out. That this is true of individual varieties, we be lieve i9 true; there are certain apples and pears, whioh were in their glory fifty years ago, but which, if reproduced now, are insipid and life less things. Who now can raise an Old Colo ny High Top Sweeting which will have the size, fragrance and luscious sweetness of the same kind of fruit grown in the early part of the present century ? Then we had the St. Mi chael’s and the Seekle pears; we haTe such names now, but they are much inferior to what they were when the race was in its youth and prime. We notice, In tho proceedings ol the late ses sion of the “Maine Board of Agriculture,” a carefully prepared and able paper, prepared and Tend before it by Calvin Chamberlain, Esq. of Foxcroft, one of the best fruit growers in the State, on the subject of “Apple Orchards.” He seeks to account for the present want of lon gevity in trees, by the climatic changes whioh have followed the removal of our primeval for ests. If this be so, we know not how to account for the fact, that, in tho oldest states, where the adverse climatic changes, inconsequence of the clearing away ol the forests, must have pro duced their effects upon the trees before the late wonderfully prolific orchards were’planted, no such effects were kuown. It is within tho period of the last ten or fifteen years, that the fatality complained of has happened, and this as extcus.vely in old as in new regions of coun try. Are the apple orchards of I iscataquis county, which is comparatively a new county, less afflicted with disease than they aro in old York county? That a change of climate, trom some cause, may have produced the disease, is very probable, but that this change has occur red in consequence of grounds being more open to the sun and air than formerly, is a matter of some doubt. Moreover, it is worthy of remark, that in some of the old towns, there are more foreet lands now than there were fifty yean ago. Mr. C’s other theory, that the soils of the old er farms differ from their original eloment ary condition, is doubtless true of such portions of the farm as have been ploughed and cropped much; hut what should have changed the ele mentary condition on orchard lands and other portions not cultivated is not so easily conceiv able. dho following is entitled to attention: lAi^ES* *lleu careful farmer ha 1 nually diewtthe°trUUr‘Cty’i“0‘l‘ wl*ich ho an orchards. Manv ?,r n°r thc doctetisiou of Ins understood that Wed9 tik!n~f°Ur ftthers'w, 11 were much more likely <*otco appks than seeds from the nlnill'.'u ltu,t In otr boyhood days^ftt “ V‘,Jor uji;i the seeds from the grafted ar,?.iJa'JPh* to 'avu Ishcd so well. I’liese seeds wire Ut ne o’" UDd frozen, and planted in earl/S^^™^ ii ttie act of pat us inking paid welf ititny or chards have been thus produced where a uoor apple could rarely be fouud. r There is truth iu this suggestion,—wore than some persons suppose. It is a law of nature, that liko should begot like, not only in specie i. but often in the several varieties under tho species. Seeds from good apples, will, as a gen eral rule, produce better fruit, than seeds fro.u crabbed ones. And the stocks of such are holier t* graft upon. Twenty-five years ago. wo plant -t a garden bed with ,-eeds ot the Tailman 8w,o. iog. Two years after, wo removed tho seod liugs to a nursery ground,—trimming the rooti as carefully as we trimmed the tops, which is an important desideratum, as it is as impor tant to have properly shaped roots as it i^ sym metrical tops,-setting them out in rows tinoo feet apart and sixteen inches apart in tho rows, thus enabling tho trees to havo room enough to ripen their wood iu the sun and ait. and to spread their branches aright. Iw > yeurs after, wo engrafted tho whole number with various kinds of scions. In most cases, if turned out, when tho trees came to bcurinrr, that the kinds were a decided improvement on those generally in the market, v hich we at tributed to the tact that the stocks partook somewhat of tho sacohariao character of tho fruit whose seeds were planted. For it is a fact that the stock does atfect the fruit borne by the scion inserted in it. The sour apples were not so sour as those grown on ci ubb d stocks, and the sweet were more saccbaxiuo than some others of the same kind grown on other trees. Orchards of ungrafted trees rais ed from sweet apple seed, will bo very likely to produce many kinds of good native fruit. Ti e following advice is good: Let no man attempt to raise an orchard till he is ready to give his trees that caro he kuews to bo requisite to produce a crop of corn or potatoes. The apple tree now must have Cure in all its stages, from the planted seed to the mature tree, yioldiug iu leu b.irrela of l'ruit. -Now that we see and feel the necessity tor renewed eifort to restore tho sad decline in our orchard products,the inquiry arises: "What of our varied soils will, and what will not sustain orchards?" The soil ot our State is considered us "drift”—not being foriuod from the decay or disintegration of iho underlying rock. Its character is not .judged from the nature of that rook, which is rarely seen to modify too superincumbent soil to any considerable de gree. In tho immediate valleys of some of our rivers, orchards have suffered mure from hard winters than those located on the hills.— Wnether this effect proceeds mostly from the greater extremes of rempeiaturo iu such lo calities, or from the soil, is left in obscurity.— We find occasionally a man sueccediug in growing applesiu what tube the most unfavorable localities, \i ith such facts betoro us, we arc at present forced to conclude that there is but little laud iu the prcseiu settled portion of the btuto that is not BUsOep-ible of growing apples, liefereute heio 10 successiul results in culture uray bo morn appropriate thau extended theory, in tho brief space abet ted to this article, beside being more to our taste. Mr. Chamberlain concludes Ills report with the following timely and sensiblo rcmaiks: Fortunately, there artLbut Hw n— «r"» t* UfOttxvtrxrTT TvnrJ*orOfilQlii^ a Cllar actor as in tho case above. Vet many orchard* have gone to early decay byrea on of excessive wetness in the soil on which ihcy weio pbaa ed. These casos occur as often on the most el evated sites as in the valleys. In leaving tho subject, wo will add a few words on tue/orm ot an upple tree. Yiio prac tice has been to trim thorn with a t.una of u.x or oiglit feet. There are conveniences in tins method. Tho cultivation can bo performed more entirely with a team. Xt is very oanveu ient to shoulder a basket of apples under I ho tree, with a freedom to carry it in any direc tion through the orchard. This form may do very well in locations sheltered from p.e vailing wiucls. But as the country lias oocurao more open and bleak, tho stem ot tho tree should be shortened. We would rather sen it only one foot long than five or seven. To al low for this form, the trees should not beset nearer than iweuty-five leet. Xnirty-threo or forty would bo better. When trees become larger, and tho hand la bor in their cultivation too troublesome, a plat ot grass may be allowed to occupy the space immediately around tho tree, aud ail tho space open to tbo movement of a leant cont .naed in cultivation. The grass plat may bo top-uross ed or mulched', but the lertilizsrsapplied in the cultivable area would be just where to most benefit the trees. It would add to the value ot orchards, (as well as to the value and beauty of lioinesleads, aud OI the country at large) to plant screens on their northerly side, ban encircling them. For such a purpose, a mixture ol evergreen aud deciduous trees would be best; selecting those most valuable for timber, such us the pine, hickory and oak. We would advise tho planting of the Siberi an Yellow Crab, as nursery stock for localities where orchards have not succeeded. Tbis is an extremely hardy tree, takes u firm bold ot the soil with vastly more root than the com mon apple. It is a rapiu grower when young. If it does not attain to so great size, wo think no harm will come iruin using it as a standard to graft upon in the orchard. Tbaxi. Anecdote of Senator Fessenden The Cincinnati correspondent of tho New York Commercial Advertiser tells tho follow ing characteristic anecdote of Hon. Wm. F. Fessenden, which besides paying a deserved compliment to his personal sagacity aud cour age,conveys a lesson by which contra:ted minds every whero may profit: I shall never forget the day I firs» saw him (Fessenden) in tho railroad meeting at Port land in 1861. That city was then intensified upon two subjeots,—one—totalabstineuce—tho other, tho Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad; the entire body of citizens was alive to servo God aud Mammon in this way ot uniting bu-i ness and morality. The meeting was largo, the report on the railroad was retd, and it ap peared that tho Railroad had as a corporation contributed a little, aud was about tocontrib uta more toward ere,ting tho "White Mountain House," an elegaur mansion and summer resort, in tho State ol New Hampshire, just across the Stat: liue of Maine As quick as the report was read, a teetotaller jumped up aud moved a resolution that the doings of the directors be approved; “provided no '.ijuur or other intoxicating drink be cold at the hotel."— Here was a pretty fix I The Portland peopla had bled freely for the railroad—that was patriotism; but they wore also iuoxoriably for temperance—that was their religion; God ami Mammon again in conflict. a young, in no ugurc now arose—rue new Senator of Maine—and in a few words of irony and sarcasm laid bare tho ineffable stupidity of the proposition. How it attempted to enforce Maine faw in Sew Hampshire, and to impose restraints at a place of fashionable resort upon the rest ot mankind; how narrow the view was which prompted the proviso, and how ridiculous this mixing of the temperance hob by with the railroad was. He said: ‘ Even tho best thing may become nauseating if offer, d at every occasion, and that temperance, if it intruded in such business meetings, as well as in Church aud State, would disgust men, in stead of attract them.” A former Governor of Maine, and Congressman, a Democrat, stood beside me, and I remarked to him: “Thcro is the man of courage and good sense who will yet occupy the highest place in the gift of your State." My predictions soon became trup, and I saw Mr. Feist-tiden rise higher and higher, and l was glad to see it, for be always exhibihed the moderation of the statesman. His speech late ly shows that on the tariff, on tho relations of Congress to the President, and ou tho recon struction question, ho will have tho Cour :g. to tell his own party when it descends to the ridic ulous, the bigoted and the upjnst. Such men do much to redeem the lawmakers of our land from contempt An Actouutdaiiai Party* It will not bo long before the Democratic party will be sedition ly cultivating the vote of tue negroes. The SoutUers politicians already are putting themselves in a position to win it. Gov. Orr, of South Carolina, and Gov. Brown, of Georgia, have both declared them elves in favor ol accepting negro uffiage; a« inev itable, to be sure, and yet they hope to win iho confl once of the color, d people W this early advocacy of their right, wo have no olilc - tion. The Republican party, for the triumph of princjiles f ways rejoices 10 sco its “j*’... „. moasures of reform chgrW^^ «P ^ pushed forward with ,ho colorPd coalition ot tb ’u votiUg for a negro enndi Sat^to tm- Legis'a'ur-, shows the alacrity Tu which th ■ democratic party eveiy where Will seek an alliance w UU the negroes. The democracy will probahly court the negro vote iu vain if they exp. rt to rebni-d the slave aristocracy on it. It is to bo ex pected that the negroes will vote fertile int 1 ests of their Section, upon questions of tariff and currency, but upon the great question i of freedom they will vote with the p >rty of prog ress. The day is m ar when distinction of col or will fall, and parties will div.da in all '.he States upon national question . Piefud cos vauish spetdily at the touch oi such a practical demonstration as thor cent election in Geo ,;e town. It will not surprise ns to sea su' h men I as Orr and Brown at the next uat'onal renurt lioan convention, representing tuaeonthern wfeig of the great part/.—Hartford /Yew. t