Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 9, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 9, 1867 Page 1
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PORTLAND is«s. V«i. <>■ _PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH !), 1807. THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is published everyday, (Sunday excepted,I a( No. 1 Printers Exeliangc,Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, Pkopuiftor. 'I Kit ms:—Eight Dollarr a year inadvt.nce. rHE MAINE STATE PRESS, Is published at t he imik place every Thursday morning at *2.00 a year, invariably In advance. In ' every other day alter tii-t week. >n cenrs. Halt square, three Insertions or less, .Scents; one week, 6l.au; •># cents per week alter t'uder head of ‘ Ami'semfsts, Slf.uoper square ,,,, week; three insertions or less..? 1..Ml. set,. (At Notices,$1.25 pel* equate mrtlie first in sertinii, and 25 cents per square for each subsequent insertion. Advertisements inserted in tbe “M use Stvie Pit ess” I which lias a large circulation every par ol the Statejfor S1.00 per square for first Insertion* ind 50cents per square for each sul.seuuent insiT t on.. BUSINESS CARDS. C. J. HCHUMACIIElt. FRESCO PAINTER. Oflee at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. Q. Sehlottc-r begk it Co., 30.*I t Si, I'oriluml. Me, jalikilf One Aloor above Brown. n. m . hue wee, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) Itlanuiaciurer of I.rather Melting. Also for sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, UIYJETS and BURS. 8epf3dtt u 311 CtongreM htreel* W. jP. freeman & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers ot FUMITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Sprinps-Beds, Mattrefsea, Pew Cushions, No. 1 ElnppN Hlock-fool FltrKiuul Street, Povilaml. Fkekman, D. W. Deane. C.L. Quinby. _ ft n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can be found in their NEW REILDINR ON l.liRE ST., (Opposite the Market.) Where they will be pleased to sec all their former customers and receive orders as usual. augl7dtf‘ n CHASE, CRAM & STORTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Widgory’s Whnrf» I’ouj i.asd, Me. oef lcdti HOWARD d) CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND. M :NE. Office Xo. 30 Exchange Street. Joseph Howard, jvOft 11 Nathan Cleaves. NI. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Manufacturer of Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n DBS. PEIRCE & FEBNALD, DENTISTS, NO 175 iTIiniHj: NTHKETs C. N. Peirce. S. C. Fkrnald. February 21. cltf Deering. Milliken k Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, .31 COMMERCIAL STREET, angCl-dtf Portland, Maine. SHBPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OFFICE, Poit Office Building, 2d story ; Entrance on Ex change street. <J. F. HHBPLBY. |VDt» A. A. STROUT. R. W. ROBIXSOX, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, 2 19 CongrcMH Street* Jan 4—dtf PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor-and Attorney at Law, Morion Bloch', Congress Street, • Two Hoorn above Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. _ tKMTlf tf DAVIS, MESERVE, HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobbers of Pry Goods and Wootens, Arcade 18 Free Street,] F. DAV18, 1 F.SEE”’ I PORTLAND, m e. K. CHAPMAN. I TH»vfl*65dtf I r. r. chilli rs s co.~ Wholesale hriigghtii, No. 148 Tore Street. oct 17-dtl JOHN W. DAXA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. l>ec 6—dtf ROSS A FEENY, I? LAST E H K R S, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL STD000 AND MASTI0 WORKERS, Oak SLw.et, between, Congress r.ud Free Sts., POBTLAND, ME. Coloring, Whitening and White-Washing prompt > Attended to. Orders trom out ot town solicited. May 22—dt! JOHN E. DOW, .1,-., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, JAUNCEY COURT, Wall Ntreet, ----- New York City. iy Commissioner for Maine ami Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf wm. w. wnipenfe, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE POBTLAND, ME. augS tf SMITH f LAUK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, n«) POKE STREET, PORTLAND, Me. t Mi'll* _______ _ W. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counsellor at Law, (Chadwick House,] 210 Congress Street. oct6-dly A. a. SCHLOTTEltllECK <k CO. Apothecaries & Chemists, 303 Congress St, one door above Brown, PORTLAND, MR. Compounding Physicians Prescriptions Is ono ol our Specialities. Using Preparations of onr own luaiinufucture, we are able to vouch for their purity. We also keep on hand a full supply of LUPIN’S EXTRACTS, DOW DI R and SOAP. FANCY GOoDS, Toilet Article!*, Reed's Liquid Dye Colors, Wil on’s Jlcrbs. Marsh's Celebrated Trusses and Superiors, Patent Medicines, Hair Restorers, Ci gars Tobacco, AriiNiM’ iTIafcrial*, Arc., Ac. Jan 12—<l2m *» '/. V. HODSDOX, « Hoop WlUrf M:niiiliK‘iurer, DEALER IN English, French and American Corsets, Fancy Goods AND LACKS, UUSIGKY, GLOVES And all kinds of TltlMMlNfifi and i>rr „ Pi.matu; to order* Hoop Skirts mndo to order n No. <» < Ihpp’h Itlorl*, ( ON( J1U:SS STKf FT teb13 fftBTLAXh, Me dti WRIGHT «C CLAnHET FRESCO PAINTERS, In (Ml and Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Pluck, two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. <j IT VV'° arc prepared to design and execute everj description of Wall and Ceiling Decorations, foi Churches. PaMic Puddings,I’rivate Residences,Halls &c. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Ev ery de scription of Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in Varnish or French Polish. jal9d3tn buismess cards. *» F. BMOWN, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Lubricating and Illuminating OILS. 206 FOItE ST„ FOOT OF PLUM, 1'OKTLANO, ME. Office of State Kssayob. \ Portland, Me., March 5, l$Wi7. ) This is to certify that i have this day tested a bunt ing fluid or oil, with reference to its liability to ex plosion. The oil was introduced into a test tube, the tube partly immersed in water and heat was applied. The water was raised to the boiling point, and the heat was continued until the tein|>erature of the oil in the tube was 207 deg. Fahrenheit. Flame was ap plied to the mouth ot the tube, but there was not sufficient evolution of vapor to take tire. From the test I should regard the oil in question ns perfectly safe for household use, when employed with ordinary care. Signed, H. T. CUMMINGS, inar7d&wlm As saver. TYLER, LAMB & CO, Manufacturers of BOOTS MV SHOES, and Dealers iu Leather and Findings, have removed to 37 & 39 UNION STREET, (former place of business previous to fire.) where wuh improved facilities for manufacturing, they feel confident that they can make It an object to the trade to tavor them with their patronage. Portland, March 1,1 sC7. mchfid I m SMITH A LOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, Iron DoorB and Vault*, Iron Mkuttcr*, lloiNiiug Machine*, and Atuildcr** Iron Work (e iu ially. 57 Devonshire Street, 15 os toil. AMMI SMITH, fob28d3m* JOSKPJ9 LUVJiTT. THOMAS M. GIVEEN, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Exchange Street, cor. of Federal, (CLAPP’S BLOCK.) fcb25_ d2w* COLLIXS, BLISS £ CO., PRODUCE Commission Merchants. Agent* for the Nonpareil French Guano. BSs^Casli ad vanc.es made on consignments. *J3*I Sinle Ntreet. and 1.10 Central Street, Feb. 25. BOnTON. 3in Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, BOODY HOUSE, COU. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, fobMdtf__ Poetlasd. WALTER COREY & CO, Manufacturers and Dkai.ebs in furniture; j Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, <Cc. Clapp’* Bloclr, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut.) PORTLAND. GEO. S. NUTTING, Counsellor at Law, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. 113 Federal Street, tebUkllm PORTLAND, Me. W1LL1 AH A. PEAKCE, PLUMBER! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Worm, Cold nnd Shower Balk*, lVnsli Bowls, Bra** nnd Nilver Plated Cocks. Every description of Water Fixture ibr Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships, etc*., ar ranged and sei up in the best manner, and all orders m town or country taithluUy executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes and Sheet Lead and Beer Pumps of all kinds. Also, Tin Booling, Tin ('ondartom and work in tliat line done in the best manner. fc^r^All kinds of Jobbing promptly at.ended to. NO. ISO FORK ST., Portland, IWEc. ___ d3m W. H. WOOD it SOX, BROKERS, S'o. Its-Fore Street. '•y7 it J. B. HUDSON, JKm A R T I S T . Studio No 301 1-2 Congress Street. ffit'Lessons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtf H. M. FAY SON, STOCK BROKER. No. 30 ICxchauffe Street, PORTLAND ME H021dt NfcCOBB & KINGSBURY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, have removed to the office occupied by them be fore the tire, in JOSE BLOCK, No. 38 Exchange Street, mchSeodlm* Opposite the Pont Oflier. J. aV O, «J• BABBOUIR, DEALERS IN Hoyt's Premium Patent fiivetted Oak and Hemlock Leather Belting, Lace Leather and Hemp Backing. Rubber Bolting:, Hose, Sunni Parking, C lathing, Ac., Ac, No 8 Exchange Street, Fcb7ecilCni PORTLAND, ME. Kimball & Prince, No. 11 Olapp’s Block, Congress Street, OppoMite Old City VVnll, PORTLAND, MAINE. C. Kimball. D. D. S. odOeodtt Fred A. Prince 1E\I I« PIEKC'U, Attorney, and Conn setter J at Law, No. 8 Clapps Block. julzl DEHI.OIS a \VEBB, AttorneysTad CounwellorH, at the Boody House, corner ol Congress and Chestnut streets. jy2t» BUILDING. TO BLILDEBS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames tor early Spring business, will do well to leave their orders at once with WTKVUNH A fllRRRILL, at their J,umber Wharf, Commercial Street, near loot of Maple Street, whore can always he found a large Stock ol l*inc, Spruce, Walnut. Chest nut and Butternut Lumber/Clapboards, Shingles, Laths, &c., &c. Also—Doors, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Sashes, glazed and unglazcd, at. lowest prices. flt^r Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, lebll d2m A Rt'UITEC’Tl'KK & KNGf XUKBINO. IX Messis. ANDERSON. DONNELL * CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect oi established reputation, and will in future carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. Par ties intending to build are invited to cull at tlicii othee, No, 3UU Congress street, and examine eleva tions and plans ot churches, banks, stores, blocks ol buildings, 4rc. j 12 WM. H. WALKER, 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent ior the State lor H . IF . JOHNS’ Improved Roofing, For ImibliiigH ot all kinds. CAR and MTKAM BOAT J>ECK i NG. ROOKING CEMENT, lor coat ing and repairing all kinds ot roots. PRESERVA TIVE l'AINT lor iron and woodwork, Melal Roots Ac. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingl'd roots. BLACK VARNISH, lor Ornamen tal iron work &e. Full descriptions, c rcular, prices, Arc. furnished by mail or on application at the office, where samples and testimonials can be seen. sep12dtf Portland Observatory. THE annual subscription tor signalizing vessels at the Portland Observatory having expired, mer chants, ship owners and others interested will lie called Oil during the present month to renew their suliscrlptions. ENOCH MOODY. Portland. March 1,18«7._ d2w For Sale. A SUIT of Sails, Rigging and Mocks, nearly new, from a lishing Schooner ot 100 tons; also Top Sails. Pore and Mainsails, second hand. SAMPSON & CONANT, decldtf No. 10 & At Commercial Wharf. flllU KM. 200 M. Imported and domestic Cigars \J tor sale by 0. C. MITCHELL & SON, Jull.ltl_' 178 Fore Street. o^rsma your orders for Job Work to Dally Pre COPAKTNEltSUIP. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned having formed a Copartnership under the firm name of J. W. STOCKWELL & CO, Will carry ou the manufacture and sale of HYDRAULIC CEMENT PIPE, In enlibre from 3 la 124 inches, FOU DRAINS, SEWERS, STENCH-TRAPS,MILL FLUMES, CHIMNEYS, WELLS, HOT anil COLD AIK FLUES, He., —AT THE— Portland Cement Pipe Works, 103 Danfortli Street, PORTLAND, MB. ) liese Pipes are altogether ahead OF thoso made ol' brick, because they are Manoothcr, mor« dura* blcj easily laid, uud cheaper. They cost less thau hall as much as lead or iron, and do not rust or corrode in any length ot time, but will deliver water any distance, as pure and 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 K. R., Connecticut River, Rockville, and Hartiord & Springfield Railroads use them for culverts, <&c. Justin Sackett, Superintendent of Streets, Spring field, Mass.; Mi ton A. Clyde. It. R. Contractor; Ed win Chase, Civil Engineer, Holyoke, Mass.; Daniel Harris, Esd., Pres. Conn. It. R.; Sam’l Bowles, Esq., Smith & Wesson, Wasson £ Co., Jessup & Laflin, Paper Manufacturers, Westfield, Mass., among ma ny others, can tell of its merits. Engineers, Architects, Manufacturers arid Busi ness men who have used or seen this Pipe, adopt it. for they KNuW it is a GOOD THING. Samples can l»e seen at HANNON A DOW’N, 54 l-’J Union Ntrcri, Portland, Me., our au thorized Agents. Orders left ihero or at the Factory will receive prompt attention. J. W. STOCKWELL, CALVIN STOCKWELL. fob28 eodtf Copartnership Notice. MR. T. P. BUTLER is admitted a Partner from this date. The firm will he PlIBINTON A BUTLEU. And wc shall continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision Business at the Old Stand. I4H Commercial Street. N. L. PUKINTOS. Portland. March 4, 1RCT. mariiiaw Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day foymed a copart nership under the firm name ot JORDAN & RANDADIi, And have taken Rooms at the Junction of Free nu<l Middle hired*. over H. H. Hav’s A]»othe eary store, where they will transact a Wliolesalo Tailors’ Trimming Business In all its branches. WM. P. JORDAN, „ , GKO. A. RANDALL. March 1st, 1*C7. iuar/kl3w ~ COPARTNERSHIP. SA. HITCMCOI’K, lias this day retired • from the firm of LOW, PLUMMER & CO., in favor of H. B. KEAZEB, and business will be conducted under the same firm name of LOW. PLUMMER & CO. mar5dlw* Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the firm name of THOMES, SMARDON & CO., for the purpose of transacting*a general Jobbing business in line German.English and American Woolens, TAILORS’ TRinnilVOK, Ac.. at New Store, NO. 5 G UNION STREET. FRANCIS O. THOMES, GEORGE II. SMARDON. Portland. March 1,1807. d2w Copartnership Notice, THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of GREENE, READ & SMALL, and have taken store No. 157 Commercial ttt«, corner of Union, where they will transact a Wholesale Flour,Grocery & Provision Business. Their old friends and the public generally are re spectfully invited to call. CYRUS GREENE, JOSEPH W. READ, GEO". M. SMALL. Portland, Feb. 14, 1867. febl8Jlm Copartnership Notice. AP. iVIORGAN has this day retired from the » firm of MORGAN. DYER & CO, in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, ami the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At the old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business in W. V. Good*, Groceries, Floor and Pro visions. R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. IIANNA FORD. Feb 2—(13m Dissolution of Copartnership THE copartnership heretofore existing under the name ot CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual content. AD jtersons bolti ng bills against the firm, are requested to present them for payment, and those indebted will please trail and settle 337 Congrress Street. GALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the tine store No. 337 Cun gross Street, will continue the business, and will keep constantly on hand PIANO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Stein way Instrument, which he can sell at the manufacturer's LOWEST PRICES. Also, ft good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS. OLD PIANOS taken in exchange. 839**" Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. uni. g. twoubly. November 26, 1866. dtf French Language and Literature TAUGHT BY PROF. LEON DE MONTIER, IjMlOM France; graduated in the Ac&domie do Par is Univcrsitie de France. Late Professor in the French Language and Literature in the McGill Uni versity and Higli School of Montreal. Canada East. Prof. LEON dc MONTIER begs leave to say (hat ho is prepared to give Lessons in the above impor tant branceli of modern education, both in Schools and private families. Classes may also l»o formed by gentlemen and ladies desirous of acquiring a thor ough knowledge and the fluent speaking of the French Language. Prof. L. de M.’s method of teaching French will smooth in a great part the difficulties of beginners, whilst to more advanced pupils he will impart a pro ficiency oi speaking, together with the pure Parisian accent, so deservedly esteemed by all well educated people. Nothing shall be wanting on the part of Prof. L.de M. to enable his pupils to make the most rapid pro gress, and by his exertions to sjieak the French lan guage in the shortest t ime. Applications as to the terms may he made bv letter or otherwise, at 62 FroeSt, or at Messrs Halley & Noyes Hook store. Exchange st. References are kindly j>ermifctcd by the following: In Portland.—Rev, Dr. Dalton, corner South and Spring Streets; Rev. E. Holies; Dr. Fitch, 87 State Street; Dr Chadwick 295 Congress Street ; Dr. Lud wig ; C. O. Files Esq. Principal of Portland Acade my. lanuary 10. dtf Casco St. Seminary. rpHE Spring Term of this School for Young La JL dies and Misses will commence Monday9 March 11. For particulars inquire at No. 15, Preble Street. MARY C. HALL Principal. mcbldSw* J?oi*tlancl Aondoiny, Union Hall, (Entrance on Free Street.) HOYS of all ages and att linmenta received at any time in the Term. Particular attention paid to Private classes and Private pupils, Terms $10.00 per Term ol ten weeks, C. O. FI TEN. Principal, 28 Hanover St, P. U. Box 927. FctlM3w Franklin Family School, FOH BOYS, TOPSHAM, - - - MAINE. A ^{29? HOME SCHOOL for Bovs, easily acces XV stble by K. & p. H. twenty-live miles from JdSSSS the ftiuclp’al1''0"1 Bath- i''0r Cir0Ular’ &C" ***** W*_’ K. A. RANDALL. For Sale IN Saco; a Stock ol »ry c..,!,, with lease ot I Store, in one ot the best locations in the place. Business long established. * Address II. M. JAMES feliie dtf_ Saco, Me. 384 CONGRESS STREET. A. E. HASKELL & CO., Dealers in Provisions and Groceries, AT LOWEST CASH PRICES. feblfjdlm PORTLAND, Mb, REMOVALS. REMOVAL. Stevens, Lord & Haskell, Have this day removed to the New Store Nos. 34 & 36 Middle Street, (Over Messrs. Woodman True & Co.*«,) Their old place of business previous to the fire, where they will keep constantly on hand at whole sale a Well Assorted Stock - OF - BOOTS & SHOES! Manufactured expressly for the New England Trade. Also Manufacturers of Boot and Shoe Moccasins. Portland, March Gtb, 1867. marTdtf R E M O V A l7. STEPHEN GALE lias removed to the Corner of I>eer and Middle Sts., a few steps below the old stand, on the opposite side ot the street. mch5d2w B E M O V A L / FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD iSCAUGS ! ±'uienz money drawers i Rubber and Ivory Handled Table Cutlery, KOGEB8’ SC.I880KS —aNd— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING At DEXTER’S, IM Middle and 118 Federal Hlreetn. teblt) d:im REMOV ALI The undersigned having removed from Moulton street to their NEW STORE, No. <1 Exchange Street, would invite the public to examine our large stock ol House, Ship and Parlor Stoves. We have for Sale the P. P. Stewart’s Cooking and Parlor Stoves, Gardner C'hilMou’H new Cooking Stove; also n new Cooking Stove called the PEERLESS, said to be the best Cooking Stove now manufactured. We are Agents for the McGregor New Furnaces, both PORTABLE and BRICK, and give our personal attention to setting them up. We warrant it the lleNt Furnace ever offered for sale in this market. Grateful to our friends and patrons for past patron age, would solicit a continuation of the same. O. 91. A D. W. NASH. mclildtf R E M O Y A L ! john e7~paemer, Wholesale Dealer in Straw Goods and Millinery, Has removed to his New Store (Old Stand) 140 Middle St. .. . JOHN G. I’ALIIEB. Portland, March 1st, 1S07. d2w CASCO NATIONAL BANK. K KM OVA I.. THE Casco National Bank will remove to, and be pro part* 1 lor business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tuesday'. Fed. 26th, instant. E. P. UEIUtlSll, Cashier. February 25. dim Oil Store Removed. THE undersigned has removed from his old stand, to Mo. 223, corner of Fore and Union Streets, where he has for sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil; Sp^nn, Adamantine, Paraffine, and Wax Candles, which ho will sell at the lowest market price. Thank ful to his friends and the public generally for past favors, ho respectfully solicits a continuance. WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 1867. fob-':; dim REMOYA lT! A. E. WEBB, Mereliaiit Tailor, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. 3 Free Street Rlock, Fel>12 Over Chadhoorn & Kendall. dtl REMO V ED~ " STBOCT~& GAGE, COUNSELLORS AT LAW, have removed to Office Corner Exchange and Federal Sts, Over Lioriug’n Drug Mo»c. 8. C. 8LR0UT. U. W. GAGE. dec31 d&wtt REMOVAL. BYRON GREENOUGH d> CO. Have removed to their NEW STORE No. 140 Middle Street. Mr. J. H. Cries’ interest in the firm ceased Aug 1666. tc27d&wlm It E M O V A L . JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public Ar Commisnioiicr of Deeds, Has removed to ci!fi >p’e New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL. STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf H Ifi MOV A JLt ! IV. II. CLIFFORD, Counsellor a,t Law, Aud Noiicitor of Patent*, Has Removed to Corner of Brown and Congress Streets, j:>16_ BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf ■A._& H. JSL SPRING HAVE removed to their former .place of business, over tbo Ocean laiMuranee Ofllee, corner Exchange and Milk Street. >cbl4 dim OUT OF THE FIIiE ! B. F. SMITH A SON’S New Photograph Rooms, -AT-— NO. 16 MARKET SCJUAItE. an?-') n dtf «. O. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 333 1-3 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August 30,1866. n dtf holdesT&pEabodl Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 22U 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court Uouse. A. B. HOLDEN. sep5tfii H. C. PEABODY. Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, taps and Furs. ... .. Portland, Deo. 3d 18GC. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in lists, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS. de4tf .1. E. WATERHOUSE. DOW' A- LIBBKV, lasm-nnrr. Agents, mil he found at No 117 Commercial, corner ot Exchange St. Home Office of New York; National Office ol Boston; Nanagangett Office of Providence Putnam Oiii.e of Hartford; Stai.dard Office of New Y olk, and oilier reliable offices, are represented bi fida agency. ~ _Jolm Dow._ JykSdtf F. W. Libboy. hJOTICE. II. J. LIBBY* A- CO., Manufacturers ' oud Commission Merchaols. Counting liooin over First National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second story. jyii tf f Ann RON K MRltBiLL, Dealer to tl . Wat,-lies, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Hoods, No 13 Free street, Fortlitod. Same store with Heycr and Caleb iyI2dtf H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer" maybe . found at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak 8t-_ JullCt! RS*™’;.1:!; 4CO., can he tound afthe store • ol C. K. Babb, Clapp's Block, No. 9, where we oner a got d assortment of Clothing and Fnrnislitog Hoods at low prices. iul 16 gMFTU & REED. Counsellors at Law, Moil oil U Block, Congress St. Same entrance as 0 S Ar my offices. iyl2dtf rilUK EASTERN BX FRiss CtTIrTlinw 1 permanently located at No. 21 Free street and prepared to do Express Business over all Ihe Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West bv P. s. & P., Eastern anti Boston & Maine Ronds to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to ail parts ot (he country. For the convenience of onr customers on Commer cial ami Fore streets, ah order book lor iroight Calls will be kept at office ol Canadian Express Co. No —jFm*e street. J. N. \V1 NSLoW. ^ -Attorney* and Counsellors. • Nn. 46 1< roe Street, near Middle. juU3 NAJvAJ?’BMerd'*Ilt Tailor, has removed ltM0;16 Market Square, over Swcetsir’s Apotlie cary store. Jylo—tt INMUKAXCB STATEMENT OF CONDITION OF THE

Commerce Insurance Comp’y, Of Albany, 1ST. ¥., D«. 31, 1S«U. Assets: Real Ertate,.43 OtW 00 Band* and Mortgages. lta,875 m) Bank Stock,. 7,.700 00 linked Stales Securities. 227,472 OO Demaisl Baaiis wiili Collaterals. 43,74500 Cask on hand anil in hands ot' Agents,_ 34,25!) 47 Accrued Interest,... 4,343 82 $532,701 29 LIABILITIES: Unadjusted Losses.$11,775 00 _ „ A. Van Allen, l'r.bklent. E. M. Hamilton, Secretary. State of New York, i City and County' of Albany, } 8S „ „ Albany, Feb. 21,18CT. Personally anpcareil before me Adam Van Allen, President, and It. M. Hamilton, Secretary, of the above named Company, and mado oatli that'the lore going statement made by them is true to llte best of their knowledge and belief, and that ti.ey liave con cealed no material facts. A. P. STEVENS, NotaryjPublic. JOS. H. WEBSTER, Agent, teb27-«l3w No. IO Month Mtrcot. PURELY MUTUAL ! THE New England Mutual Life Insurance Gomp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. Organized 1843. Cash Assms, January 1, 1867, $4,700,000. k Cash Dividends of 1864-5, now in course of payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,000. , Bosses Paid in 1866, 314,000. Total Bosses raid, . 2,367,000. Income Ibt 18&, 1,778,000. tV Annual Distributions in flash. JSl Bocal Agents should apply to MUFIM 8JIAI.I, Jfc SOM, felikltf ~ Cencral Agents at Biddcford, Me. The Best Investment! 5-20’s &7-30’slLS.Gov’t Bonds ARK ROOD ! BUT A POBICY WITH THE GREAT Mutual Lite Ins. Co., 04 New York, IS BETTER! Cash Assets, Feb. 1, $18,500,000 C^r’iSoveruiueut Bonds are (Exempt from Taxation, no with Money in rented in a Life Polity! If you have $50. $100 or $1,000 to spare, or to In vest, there is nowhere you can place it so securely or ho advantageously as with this Great Co. Govt. Bonds may ho lost, stolen or destroyed by tire, as mauy have been. A Life Policy If destroyed, stolon, 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 ravings junk; tor the rich it is the safest investment, yielding more than any other. Any one having doubts may be satisfied by calling at oar Office. Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. The following statement of Policies, falcon out at this Agency and now in force, show the large in elease, or UiciiL iut*, over the payments in these tew cases. Many others, with references, can be fur nished if desired: No of Snni Ain’t of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prom. Pd. Additions, of Policv. 518 $3500 $2252,25 $2740,22 $6240,22 636 500 261,23 375,02 875,02 4146 1000 533,90 685,93 1685,95 7767 8000 3699,20 4838,87 12,836,87 7862 5000 2608,00 3217,84 £*17.04 10325 1000 359,80 W4.52 1544,52 10793 3000 1066,20 1579,53 4597,53 12410 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to Feb. 1, 1800. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not foil to apply at t he Agency ot W. D. LITTLE & Co, No 70 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. Non Forfeiting, Rii.lowiucut, Ten Tear, und nil .thee Form* .1 Policies nee ift ■tued by ibt* Company. on more favor able advantage* (ban by any other. This Co. issiieil iluring tbe last 12 months, 1:1.343 Policies, being UI0U mor.- i ban issued by any oilier Co. in this country. Cash received lor PREMIUMS *6,342,812. Receipts tor interest, $1,112,000, while its losses being only *772,000, showing the receipts for interest to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. W'Be cartful not to cemfoand tin mane qf thin Co. with others similar. feblO dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. F0YE, COFFIN & SWAN, UJN DEHW RITEUS, —AND— . General Insurance Agents, liave returned to their old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s Block, EXCHANGE STREET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panies in all departments ot insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. fcbl3dil BEMOVAL. Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUM 13 Lit LAND BANK. BUILDING, where lie is now prepared to place insurant in all its forms, an.I for any amount, in companies second to., no others on the globe, and on the most favorable' terms. t3T"* Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. November 5, I860, dtf LS. Twoiublev, General Insurance Broker, • would inform bis many friends and the pubi c generally that, he is prepared to continue the Insur ance Business as a Broker, and can place Fire, Lite and Marine Insurance to any extent in the best Oom p iniea in the United States... All business entrusted to bay c re shall be faithfully attended to. Office at C. M. Klee’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. iulI6tf I f - Lea Sc Perrins" (KLEBRATKD Worcestershire Sauce ! pronounced by L_ EXTRACT t'oiauoisMours of a letter from a To be Medical (ientleman The “Only at Madras, to Ills Brother at Good Sauce!” worct*, Maoism. “Tell Lea & Per And applicable to rins that, their Sauce is liighly esteemed in EVERY VARIETY India, and is in mV opinion the most, pal OF table as well as the nost whol esonic D I *9 fl • Sauce that is made.” The success of this most delicious and unrivaled condiment having caused iRny unprincipled dealers to apply the name to Spurious Compounds * the pub lic is respectfully and earnestly requested to see that the names ot Lea & Perrins are upon the Wrap per, Label, Stopi*er and Bottle. Manufactured by LEA &r PERRINS, Worcester. John Duncan’s Sons, * NEW YORK, Agents for the United States. ocl7d1y rnniTiKi: i The undersigned would respectfully call the attention of the citizens of Portland to the fact that he is prepared to oiler them PARLOR SUITS —AND ALL— UPHOLSTERY GOODS OF HIS OWN MANUFACTURE ! Which lie will always WARR ANT TO BE AS REC OMMENDED, with Prices Beyond Competition ! N. B.-Hepafris* of ail hinds neatly and promptly «lomet. CHAS. B. WHITTEfflOBE, (Successor to tiro. T. Uurroughs Co.,) feb20dtf J.ANUASTKR Iff Al.I.. GAS FIXTURES I OOVELL k 00, 554 Broadway, New York, Importers and Manttflictuiors of Chandeliers, Gas Fixtures, &e.< Of the latest styles. Store Pendents and Brackets of every variety ot pattern made to suit any sized room or hal). The attention ot Arehiteclsand Builders is respectfully solicited. Prices to suit the times. Refers by permission to .Messrs. Marrett, Poor & Co., Portland._feblidlm GAS FIXTURES! JOHN KINSMAN has a cool assortment of GAH FIXTURES ol all kinds, and will sell them an low an they can be bought in Boston, New York or elsewhere. JOHN KINSMAN, Union Street, mcbtdtf PORTLAND, ME. iniMlKIAANEOI)*. ISIififtdness, Wcafsiess, -AND- , Catarrh 1 Doting m. carFkntkh^ into Vi«t to Portiniiil which closed Fob. 1st, bo ureal si numb, r of persons deferred consulting him umil tin* hitler part ot his stay, that many were unable to do so, his time being lully occupied. To accommodate those and others desirous of consulting him he Returned to Portland March 1st, And can be consulted al the U# M. Hold until April lni9 upon all diseases of the Eye, Ear, Throat — AND — f V# T\1 R ft ##, As usual. And he would advise those intending to avail themselves of his services to call early as con venient. Dr. C. can refer to many patients in Portland and vicinity, who have been cured or belie fitted under his treatment, who do not wish their names made public, but are willing to converse with those interested. rF^C.msulration at offlee Free, but letters mnsi contain one iloHar to ensure an answer. f fflice hours, Sunday excepted, 9 to 12, 2 to 5, and 61 to 7* o’clock. ^ ffeb23dlm* CERTIFICATES. Testimonial of A. K.. Gmuougb, E*q. I was afflicted with Catarrh so badly that I had a continual pain in mv bead, «>«» veiv weak, was lust loosing my memory, head was so confused that I was totally unlit for business and general health fast tail ing. I applied to Dr. Carpenter in 1665 and his rein edies cured me. 1 remain a well man. A. It. GKKENOUGH, Proprietor of National House, Bangor, Me. Ceriiticafe of Capi. Shale of Porfla d. Portland, Jan. 1RG7. 1 sufiered from deafness eight years. Was under treatment at the Ear Infirmaries of Boston, New York and Philadelphia, without receiving benefit; but knowing of cases worse than mine, that Dr. Car 1*'nter cured, 1 w as induced to apply to him. On ex amination the Dr. was not sure he could cure me but would do the best he could. A course of Ids tteatimnt has restored me to my natural hearing Any person desiring to see me can do so on board oi bark “ Isaac Carver,” Union Wharf, Portland. ALONZO L. SHUTE. Testimony of Hon. Z. f'olliii*, luion, Hit*. Dr. Carncntcr, Dear Sir,—Learning you are in Portland, 1 write lor the purpose of inhu ming you that the hearing of my s »n, Leroy Z. Collins, re mains perfectly good. You will remember that in March 1665, you relieved him of deafness of fifteen years’ standing, which had increased to that extern that he was obliged to leave his studies and went to a trade. He is now at the Theological Seminary, Bangor, where he has resumed his studies, which] without your assistance, he never couid have done. May yi u live long, prosper iu your profession, and es pecially cause the deaf to hear, is the desire of Yours, very gratefully, Z. COLLINS. Certificate of J?Ir. A. 44. Klimt, l*orilaud. This may certify that Dr. Carpenter, now at the United States Hotel, lias cured me of deafness amt discharges of the head of 17 years’ standing. I had l»een doctored by many eminent physicians without relief. Any person interested can see me at Messrs. Blunt & Foss,’ Middle Street. A. G. BLUNT. Portland, Me., Jan. 14, 1867. Hundreds of Certificates received in this State can be seen at the Dr’s Offlee. mr6 RE-ESTABLISHED! I AM happy to inform my irlemls am] Hio public generally dial 1 am now re-esiablielual at my OLD STAND, 84 lVIi<lclle Street, 84 With a now and elegant stock ot DRY GOODS! And with Increased facilities for su* veseflilly doing the Dry Goods Business, I would respectfully solicit a share of yonr patronage, A. Q, LEACH, SI MIDDLE ST. March 7—d2w NEW STYLE SEWED SKIRTS MADE TO ORDER — AT— HODSRON’S HOOP NKIRT MANUFACTORY, 6 CLAPP’S BLOCK, Congress Street. LADIES, IF YOU WANT THE Best and Cheapest Skirt EVER MADE CAT.!. AND LEAVE YOUR ORDER FOR ONE OF OUR New Style Sewed Skirts MADE BY US From the BENT NTOUK in the Market, and every Wire Heard to the Tape BY BAND. _ English Corsets 90 cts.! Herman Corsets $1.00! French Corsets 175! A Tj L WARRANTED ! A New Lot of Paris Kid Gloves JuhI Received Direct! THE BEST IN THE MARKET! A new Lot Real and Imitation CLUNY AND THREAD LACE COLLARS! Open Thin Dnjr—At Lew ft*ric«M ! BT-remember THE PLACE, J. Y. HODS DON, (ItacccHor to J. V. RANK,! NO. 0 CLAPP’S BLOCK, CONGRESS STREET. Hoop Shirts Hade to Order. Hh'liJ _ <|tf NATHAN COOL I), Merohaiit Ta i loi*, Has got back to Ids Old Stand, No. IS7 Middle Street, Where lie has a splendid assortment of all kinds of CLOTHS, For Gentleinvn and Roy’s Wear, Which he Is ready to make into Garmcnls, AT Till] VEIIY LOWEST It A'I EH. fc^AVLL GOODS WARRANTED. P. S.—All old eu turners and lots of new ones will find him ready with his tape to “Give them Pits.” mnr7-dMf 1S67. SPUING. ISC, 7. WOODMAN, TRUE & CO., Having ti.is .lay remove.! to ttie spaeir.iw warehouse erected upon Tin: lit 01.1) HIVE, Nos. 54 & 50 MIDDLE, STREET, Would respectfully invite the attew Hon of purchasers to their large, new and aitr:v live Block of DRY GOODS, Woolens, and Small Wares. Agents tor Maine for Gray’s Patent Molded Collar* Also a full assortment of all the leading makes and styles of Ladies’ ami Gentlemen s 1 upei Goods, in cluding the New Linen Finish Foliar with Cull* to lVfateli . Agents for Maine for the SINGER SEWING MACHINE. 1VOODHM.N, f Rl’R & CO. Portland, Until 4,1«67. ,ltf DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND. Saturday Morning, March 9, 1S07. Another frrgKoiirr Mottihero Ciovrroor. Governor Orr, ot South Carolina, is one ot few leading men of the South who, like Gov. 15i6wn of Georgia, seem to comprehend the new situation in which circumstances have placed them. Mr. Orr, it is said, foi lii-., liber al sentiments was recently rudely insulted at a public dinner in Charleston by the Mayor of that city, and resented the insult by leaving the table. A short time since Governor Orr made a speech to a collection of the freedroen ot Charleston, which is significant of the change that has come over the spirit of his dream, and is one of the most emphatic indications of ihe advent of the new era that lias just begun to dawn uiKm the South. He recognized the negro as a man, as a fellow-citizen, whose right it is to he industrious, thrifty, wealthy, educated, aDd to he the controller of the free man's ballot. His speech w as free from dog matism, and unlike the patronizing style in which l'rcsideut Johnson addressed the col ored delegations w hich called upon him at the White House. He speaks to the negro as though he would impress him wilh a sense of the radical and utter change which has come ui>on him and upon the South as well. Old I lung: have passed away; all has liecome new. A new state of society is inaugurated, and the old is annihilated;—a hew industrial system, a new form of education, new codes of legisla tion, all recogniziug and securing supreme and abiding rights to the ncg^xi of life, liberty and property must be instautly provided lor. TherGovcruor reminded the freedmen that very essential modifications of tire; laws have bees made tor their benefit., and the negroes lind that while three years ago they were ex cluded from the Court House they are now permitted to enter it, to give testimony not only where they themselves are concerned, but in all cases that require adjudication in South Carolina. Protection of person and redress of i-erson id injury are also secured to the blacks, and Governor Orr pledges himself to rigidly en force the laws against tiiose who outrage and oppress tiiem. He also aflirms that it is due to the negroes, it is due to truth, to ‘ acknowledge that the great bulk of the colored people in South Car olina, since the extraordinary change, have demeaned themselves with remarkable pio priety.” Because of this, and because they are ini icratively Howled, the negroes are desired to remain in the State. He recognized the Cull freedom of the negro to go where he can do best, though he would have him remain where he is. Said he: I think your interest our interest; the in terest of the laborer and the landowner both require that you should lie here.” Vet “If you get employment elsewhere, if you can go to work where you can be belter rewarded, you should go.” Thrown upon their own resources, without capital and without lauds, the negroes are still reminded by Governor Orr that they are “no worse off than a great many “of the white men"—hundreds of thousands ol whom stand iu the same relative condition. Re minding them tba: it is tile duty and prov ince of all men and women to labor, he com mends the negroes for practical recognition of the fact. They liavo been willing to work,and Where contiacts were made with them, and they were treated with the consideration they were entitled to, there has been no cause of complaint against them. The . schools lor the freedmen challenge Gov. Orr's highest approval, and he suggests Chat the Legislature should provide “a com rnou school system which will embrace the colored as well us the white race.” He will stand hy negro suffrage with an educational quaiiticatiou, suggesting that ability to read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States should lie the only requirement of the negro for the ex ercise of the citizen's highest right. This qual ification would not be offensive provided it were irrespective of color, though it would probably disfranchise a large class of the white voters of the chivalrous Slate. While the features iu Gov. Orr's speech to which we have referred arc indicative of great progress, and show that he has got up- ' on the right track, and may come out right if he follows his own pro(>ositions to their logical conclusions,it is not to be inferred that he is up to the standard of equality which the spirit oi the age and of our insti tutions demand. IIis common school system he would not have quite so common as we mtgbt erroneously imagine. Ue would have separate schools tor the white and colored children, and make the money paid by white and colored taxpayers go for the support of tlic white and colored schools respectively; lie would impress upon his hearers that universal suffrage is a mistake, and advise the blacks that they will find i* much more to their interest “to work, and keep clear of politics and all such subjects.” But even here, Mr. Orr is not iie hind many even of the radical party in the N ortty. The republican legislature of Ohio re gard universal suffrage us a mistake, or they would not refuse to strike the invidious word “white" from their constitution; and we are not obliged to go from the former free States, il we are from New England, to find influen tial republicans who think it nn wise to allow white and colored children to mingle in the same school room. We have hope of such men as Governor Orr, and shall soon expert to see him walking arm-in-arm, not with Massachusetts Gen. Couch into another mon grel Philadelphia convention, conceived and brought into being to stop the wheels of hu man progress ami forward tlic interests of ar istocracy and injustice, but with Gen. Butler, Wendell Phillips or Charles Sumner, in some future convention having for its object the promotion of Equal Rights and exact justice, irrespective of lacc, caste or color. The Michigan Agricultural College. This is the oldest and most notable Insti tution of this kind in the United States It is established in a country almost exclusively agricultural, and where we might most rea sonably look lor its practical results. It has been in operation ten years, and n>arly $800,000 have been expended upon it. In the Rural New Yorker of March 2d. we notice the communication of a corres pondent who reviews an aiticle from a pre vious writer, that, had committed, as he says, important errors in relation to it. We copy the essential facts alii lined 1>y the reviewer: The College hat failed entirely to meet the expectations ol the fanners and mechanics of the State, lot wlmse especial benefit it was founded. This is evident from tire fact that numerous petitions, largely signed by tids class of our population, are being sent to the Legislature, praying that no more appropria t ions to be ntada in aid of said institution. Alter a trial of ten years, and an expendi ture of nearly $3i)0.000. we are compelled to admit that it is a failure, so lar as any prac tical good or valuable experiments are con cerned. Tlte farm was to Is? an “experiment al tarm," yet no valuable experiments have ever boon tried u|ion it. Only eighteen stu dents l ave ever been graduated at the Col lege; and hot few of these have ever become farmers. If tins be so, tbe fact would seem discourag ing. The whole thing yet is experimental; time alone will demonstrate its success or failure. We trust the managers of our Indus trial College at Orono will profit by the errors elsewhere and make it (ullil the correct ex pectation of the agriculturists of Maine. By tbe way, we are very sorry to hear, as we learn by the newspapers, that Prof. Phine has liarnes, who has been elected President of the College, lias expressed a disinclination to accept the appointment. The Kennehec Journal, however, spooks of certain conditions whereby he may withdraw liis objection. It would be a misfortune to the College if it should fad of securing his services; and we hoi>e he may be induced to accept the posi tion assigned him by the Board. Tbaxi, The Naiionnl Hnnlt«. It does not require extraordinary fxrwera of memory to recall instances of failure on tin pan of State banks to meet their obligations, it is not very long since Western bills were generally regarded with suspicion, and We- • emmodes of b:mking received (lie epithet “wild-cat,” which has clung to such danger ous methods ever since. If anybody supposed the National hanking act was an invention to make rascality and dishonesty impossible, it may as well bo routesseU at once that the sup position was a mistake. So long as the affairs of hanks are administered by men thoie will be opportunities lor the exercise of dishonest talents, and these opportunities will occasion ally lie embraced. 'the recent disclosures ot rascality in the management of a few nation al banks, ought not to tinow discredit on tlie system. The system only prolesses ,to secure the public against the results of such frauds, and that securi ,y it affords. It professes also to furnish a sound basis for the business of the country, and this latter profession it is worthwhile briefly to examine. The report of the Comptroller of the Cur rency furnishes the following statement of the rendition of the National banks on the morn ing of Monday, Oct. 1, 186ti: KKSOIIBOSS. Loans and dbcoants •(01,238,808 Overdrafts 2,0ut.,cs0 Ural estate, furniture and fixtures 17,122,117 Expense account 5,208,070 Premium* 2,490,*92 Remittance* ami other cash items 103,676,618 Due from National lank* 107,597,*5* Duo from other l.auks ami bankers 12 136 560 U.S. bond* deposited; to secure circulu- ' ’ tl°n XU JJ03 200 Other U. S. bonds uud securities «>ina Bills of other tanks )7,437t;£i Specie x’nougat; Other lawful money 205 770 t;41 Other stocks, boml* and mortgages 15,8*7,490 Total $1,625,493,960 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in $416,278,909 Surplus lund 63.380,277 National lank notes outstanding 2*4^129,658 State bank notes outstanding; 9,748,025 Individual dc]>o8ilx 663,510,571 United States deposits .30,420,920 Deposits ofU. S. disbursing officers 2,979,966 Due tt» Nationul bunks 1*0,531,957 Due to other banks and bankers 26,961,41*1 Profits 32,5*3,32* Total $1,525.4.3,960 If wo analyze these accounts we sliali find that they indicate remarkable solidity. The liabilities of the hanks to the public are,— Notes in circulation (old and new ) #299.*77,583 Private deinmits 563,519,571 Public deposits 33,190,776 Due to oilier hanks 137,4*3.436 In all #1.024.272,386 Against this they have in actual cash,— Specie $s,l70,*36 lawful money, 2u5,77o.64l In all $213,941,477 Here Mien is at tne very beginning, over 20 per cent, of the liabilities in cash. 1 f we com pare this reserve with the specie reserves of the Bank of England or of the Bank ol France we shall bud in the vauits of those institu tions an average amount not far from 35 i>er cent, of their liabilities. It must lie consider ed however that these reserves, and especially that of the Bank ot England, are the banking reserves not of these institutions alone but of the whole country to which each belongs. All the deposits in all the banks of England are secured by the single reserve in Tlireadncedle street. To make the comparison perfectly fair therelore, the reserve ol the Bank ot England should lie measured by the liabilities of all the banks in England. A writer in the London Economist doubts whether the reserve would amount to so much as 5 per ceut. of the sum of these liabilities. In the item of cash then, the National banks are very strong, holding one-fifth of their total liabilities. But there are other re sources which deserve to lie considered. The total resources are,— Cash $213,911,177 Uavernment securities 426,657,350 Uemixtuiees uuU other cash items 1u.i,6i6,’i>4S ft ah $744,275,475 The banks hold therelore In Government securities or cash nearly 73 jier cent, of their liabilities. The best of the English banks hold no such reserve as this—40 per ceut. being re* guided by bankers there as amply suiiicient. The truth is the National banks are doing bus iness very largely ou their own capital. With a capital of 415 millions and a surplus lurid of 53 millions more, their loans and discounts amount to barely tWX) millions. More than three-quarters of the money which-they have loaned is their own. There are no European banks which do so sale a business as this.— In Europe a banker is an agent who un dertakes to invest other people's money; with us he is a uiau who lends his own mouey.and only incidentally other people's. There is not in the world a baukiug system so sound, so well provided with ueedlul reset ves, so nearly reliant upon its own capital, as the National banking system in this country. In 1837 and 1857, the banks kept very small reserves and they went down like rows of bricks. They are not liable to such disasters now. The jieople who have already obseived that years ending ill 7 are latailo mercantile credit, may as well erase 18(57 from their list. We shall see no great liuuneial disaster while the baukiug credit of the country remains as firmly an chored as it is now. By this sound system of bunking the inconveniences of the transition from an inconvertible to a convertible curren cy, though they cannot be escaped, may he greatly mitigated. The lu* and Out* m WuSingltn. A lady correspondent of the New -Vork Evening Pont sketches in the following lively manner some of the aspects of Washington life on the last day ot the Thirty-ninth Con gress: In these last days of the session Washing ton is divided into two large classes, the Ins and the Onts. There are the happy leilows who have come in new coats and shiny faces, to take their seats on the 4th of March—the new members. They wear an important, scit-satistied air, aud are a little solemn, think ing, probably, over their respousihiliiy to the country. They make a part of the Ins. Then there are the members of the present Congress w ho were re-elected. They are jol ly, their clothes are not so good, hut they have a heartier laugh, and less sense of responsibil ity. They must lie counted among the lus. Then there are the office-seekers whose ap pointments the Senate has continued. It has been so tight .a squeeze lor them that they are not yet restored to their normal form; and then most of them wear black, aud look like chief mourners at a big funeral. Wout you let the country know that there is no law re quiring applicants tor office to dress,-when they come to Washington, as though they hail just lost most of their near relatives ;* 1 know a gentleman who recently called on the Presi dent in a tlaroing crimson necktie, and lie as sured me that he was very well received.— To he sure he did not ask tor an office, and that may have made a dillereuee in his favor. Then as to Lite Outs: 11 here are tirst tlio unfortunates who were not re-elected—« ho.- e terms expire on Monday—with whose ser vices the country is about to dispense. » hey look glum—you can tell them as tar as you can see them. 1 know aome who could cry were crying fashionable. They wander about th’s paradise disconsolate, they and their wives; and they cannot be comforted, it is. in fact, rather a nice thing to be a mmberol Congress, or the wile ol a member. The office carries with it besides about half as much as it costs U> live decently in Washing ton, very many little perquisites o| uo money value, hut ol a value lar beyond money which, when you ate accustomed to them, are no doubt difficult to dispeuse with. So that when I look at these mourners 1 don’t won der at their sighs and their sadness. Then there are a number of people whom the Scuate has rejected; they are Outs who never were In; their pangs are not, perhaps, so %>en; hut alter all they may justly sorrow, for they have probably spent half the income they would have derived troni the offices they desired, in trying to get them. They have bored all their friends halt to death: they have worn out their good clothes waiting in ante-rooms and lounging in hotel hails; they have ruined their digestions with badly cooled ' ’ anil they have got to go home now w mean consciousness that they havep • * selves in a worse?' I tor it. for is forable-bodied Americans, In my humble opinion, no man who has got either brains, or practical knowledge ol any kind or bodily strength, can nllord to take of fice under the government unless lie is a man of independent means. On Monday the new Congress meets, and the members are to be sworn in, aud os I heard a little hoy suggest this evening, the old mem bers not re-elected will he sworn out. ^ “ I hey are allowed to swear themselves out, said a by-stauder, by way of correction : and 1 sup pose there may be oaths, “not loud but deep, for disappointed auibitiou is not particular I about phrases.