Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 14, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 14, 1867 Page 1
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MitaMMuM Junego, lseg. lot, «■_PORTLAND, THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 14, 1807. THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is publishc everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. 1 Printer? Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, Proprietor. rJ ERM8Eight Dollar? a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at thi game place every Thursday morning at $2.00 a year Invariably in advance. Kates of Advertising.—One inch oi space,n leugtli ol column, constitutes a “square.' i 1.50 per square daily lirst week : TStxaiBjpe. w ekafter; threeinsertion*. orleM,$l.(W. euiitmu I m every other day alter first week, Ml cents. Halt square, tins, insertions or less, i.i tents, on w ek. $1.00; 50cent* per week after. Under head oi -AMUSEMEvre, #2.0#oersquar rar Week three insert ions or less, Vl.iai. Special Notices.$1.25 per square for the first in sertfon, and 25 cents per square lor each subsequen insertion. . . . ., Advertisements inserted in flic “Maine Stati Press” (which has si large circulation in every par ol t he State) for $1.00 per square for first insertion and 50 cents per square lor each subsequent inser fiOU. _ BIIS1NE§§ €AHIM. C. J. SCHUMACHER. FRESCO PAINTER. Oflce at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. O. Scblotter beck & Co., 303 Congress 8l,Portland, Ifie, jal2dtf One door above Brown. H. M.BRE WEB, (Successors to J. Smith & Co.) IVIaiiutactiarrr of Lestber Belting. Also tor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather KIVKTS mad BUBS, sept3dtt n »l I »:«u«rvHH Hli«f. W. JP. EBEEMAJST & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers ot FUBAITUBE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattreeaes, Pew Cushions, No. 1 Clapp’. Block- foot 1'ho.tiull Street Porda.il. Freeman, D. W. Deane. C. L. Quinby ft n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers and dealers in Stoves, Ranges A Burn aces, Can be tound in their \EW BKJILDINti ON LUTI1I liT., (Opposite the Market.; Where they will be pleased to see all their former customers and receive orders as usual. augUdtf n CHASE, CRAM k STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Widgery»« Whart, Portland, Me. octl&lti HOWARD A- CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, MUNI Office Wo. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, jy9tl n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Gold and Silver Plater —AND— Manufacturer ot Silver Ware, Tempt* Street, first door from Congress Street TOBTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n DKS. PEIltCE & FEUNALD, UEVTISTS, NO. 17.1 tllDM.l: STREET. C. N. Feibce. S. C. Fern a Ln. February 21. dtf Deering. Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, 31 COMMERCIAL STREET, augSl-dtf_ Portland, Maine. SHEPLEY & STROUT COUNSELLORS AT UW, OFFICE. Post Office Building, 2d story; Entrance on Ex change street. G. F. SHEPLEY. jy9tf A. A. STROUT. R. W. ROBINSON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, Congreaift Street. Jan 4—dtf PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morton Dlocl:, Congress Street, Two Door, above Preble lluu.e, PORTLAND, ME. uovl9 tf DAVIS, MESEBVE, HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobbers of Dry Goods and Woolens, Arcade IH i?'ree> Street.) F. DAV18, 1 PORTLAND, mk, E. CHAPMAK. ) n0V9’C5dtf W. F. PHILLIPS A CO., Wholesale Druggists, No. 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtt JOHN W, DANA, (Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf ROSS & FEENY, PLA8TE RE RB, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL BTU000 AND MASTIO WOiiKEBS, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, MR. Coloring, Whitening and White-Washing prompf y attended to. Orders lroui out ol (own solicited. May 22—dtl O. O. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 Congress Street, CORNER OF CHESTNUT August 30, 1866. n dtf Witt. W. WHIFFLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE PORTLAND, ME. _au«2 tl SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, 104* FORE STREET, PORTLAND, JlK. ianl4 dtl W. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney ami Connseller at Law, [Chadwick House,] „ *4J Congress Street. »cttS-dly « </. ¥. Honsnos, « Hoop Skirt ManulUfitni’er, DEALER IN English, French and American Oorsets Fancy Goods AND LACE-S, HOSIERY, GLOVES, And all kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Buttons. IT-^'Ilajid-K nit German Worsted Garments made to order. Skirts made to order., A 3 Wo. «» Clapp’* Block, CONGRESS .STREET. tebl.'i PORTLAND, A1E dtl Will GUT a> CL AliK, FRESCO PAINTERS, In Oil and Distemper Colors. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Block, two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. |^JWe are prepared to design and execute every description of Wall and Ceiling Decorations, lor Churches. Public Buildings,Private Residences,Halls, &c. Gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription of vVood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and In Varnish or French Polish. .jal!td3iu J. B. HUDSON, JR^ artist. Studio No 301 1-2 Cong, •ess Street. Bar-Lessons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—dtf H. M. CAYSOX' STOCK BROKER. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND MK Ho21dt LI M is »-t l l:i i Attorney, and Counsellor at Law. No. 8 Clapps Bloek. julai lyiHI.OI8 4k H'kllH, Attoruey* and A A Cou u.iT lor., at lit- Boodv Bouse, corner ol Congress and Chestnut streets. " jy26 i BUISNESS CARDS. | Page, Richardson & Co., Bankers & Merchants, 114 STATE STREET, BOSTON. BILLS OP EXCHANGE on London, Paris., anil ■ tile principal continental cities. . TRAVELER’S CREDITS, tor the u-o ot'Travelers | in Et ltoi t: and the East. • I COMMERCIAL CREDITS, l..r the purchase ot Merchandise in England and rite Continent. All descriptions ot MERCHANDISE Imported to I order. ADVANCES made on Consignments to Liverpool ’ | and London. ntarl2d3m L. J». BROWN, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Lubricating and Illuminating OILS. | iO(i FORE ST„ FOOTOF PLUM, PdRTLANO, HE. office <»f State Essay oh. ) Portland, Me., March 5, 1867. ) This ig to certify that I have this dav tesledaburn ing fluid or oil, with reference to ils liability lo ex ploMon. 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 temperature ot' the oil in the tnlie was 207 deg. Fahrenheit. Flame was ap plied to the mouth oi flic tube, but there was not sufficient evolution of vapor to take tire. 1* rom the test 1 should regard the oil in question as perfectly sale i<>r household use, when employed withordmarv care. Signal, * II. T. CUMMINGS, mand&wlm A> saver* TYLEE, LAMB*"COT Manufacturers of BOOTH AYII SHOTS. and Dealers in Leather and Findings, have removed to 37 & 39 U^N ION STREET, (former place of business previous to tire,) where with improved facilities for manufacturing, they feel confident that they can make it an object to the"trade to favor them with iheirnatrQiiage. Portland, March 1,1*67. imh'idlm SMITH A LOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, Iron Door*. siu«l Vuulls, Iron Mbutter*, Iloi*li ug Machine*, ami Builder*’ Iron Work keiiernlly. 57 Devonshire Street, Boston. AMMI SMITH, Ieh2ftl3m» JOSEPH LOVETT. COLLI XS, BLISS A CO., PRODUCE Co mmission Merck ants. ApputN for the Nonpareil Frem li (aunno. !3F"Cash advances made on consignments. Winlc Street, and l.*10 Central Ntrert, Feb. 25. BOSTON. 3m Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, ROODV norHE, COH. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, febMdtf_Portland. "WALTER COREY & CO, Manufacturers and Dealers in FURIITVKE! Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, Ac. Clapp"* Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut') Fob5d tf _PORTLAND. GEO. S. NUTTIING, Counsellor at Law, —AND— Solicitor of Patents, No. 113 Federal Street, [ hbiadlm PORTLAND, Me. WILLIAM A. JPKAKCK, PLUM B ER ! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Nlioner Bath*, Wash Bowl*, Bras* ami Kilvcr I*lalcd Cock*. Every description of Water Fixture for Dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Slaps, etc., ar ranged and sei up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country taithfulJv executed. Constantly on band Load Pipes and Sheet Lead I and Beer Pumps of all kinds. Also, 'O'aii Booling, l in Conductor* and I work in that line done in the best manner. KSTAJ1 kinds of Jobbing promptly attended to. NO. 180 FOBE ST., Portland, Me. _j.ml5_ d3m W. H. WOOL* & &ON, BBOMEBS, Xo. 17S-Fore Street. •*YI 3 GODDARD & HASKELL, LAWYERS, NO. I» FREE STREET, PORTLAND, Particular attention given to Bankruptcy ap plications and proceedings under the new Bankrupt act of Congress. C. W. GODDARD. T. H. HASKELL. Portlam], March 5,1SG7. mchGdtf OUT OF THE EIltEl B. F. SMITH &. SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —AT— NO. 16 MARKET SQUARE. ang2»_n _dtt McCOBB & KINGSBURY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, have removed to the office occupied by them bo lero the lire, in JOSE BLOCK, No. ;IS Exchange Street, mchSeodlm* Opi>o*itr the Post Office. "JT&C.J. BARBOUR, DEALERS IN Hoyt's Premium Patent Rivetted Oak and Hemlock Ceatlier Belting, Laee Leather and Ilemp Baching. Ruhher Belting, IloMe, Sirnm Packing, t lolhiug, Arc.,She. No. 8 Exchange Street, Feb7cti.lGn> PORTLAND, ME. jv t muuu ac jrnnce, Dentists. uiijipa joiwit, uuui^rbsa aireei, OppoHitrOlil Oil, Hall, PORTLAND, MAINE. C. Kimball, D. D S. oclOeodtt Fred A. Prince bijildino. TO m ilaOERS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames tor early Spring business, will do well to leave their orders at once wilh STEVK1VN & MERRILL,, at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near loot t,f Maple Street, where can always l»e found a large Stock ot Pine, Spruce, Walnut, Chest nut and Butternut Lumber,. Clapboards, Sliinglcs, Lailis, &'c., &c. Also—Door-, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Saslies, glazed and unglazed, at lowest jiri ’cs. Idir' Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL. teb It dim ARC MITKC5TU UK A ENG I N K KRWC. Messrs. ANDERSON. DONNELL <r CO., have ma<Uj arrangements wilh Mr. STEAD, an Architect a ‘pputation. ami will in future carry on A < '.'b-ctiire wul, their business as Engineers. Par oilice NbuilU are "‘V.ted call at their rions’ind V.I m^°.Ugircss 8Deet. and examine eleva ^ldn^'ie? ^U“U1T,WW' *>auk>, stores, blocks el WM. Jr. WALKElf, 241 COMMERCIAL, street, Foot of Maple Street. General Agent tor the Stall* tor Jf . nr. ./ o n v 8 ’ Improved Hoofing, For buildings ot all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT ]>K< JK JNG. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing a!) kinds ol roots. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT tor iron and wood work, Metal Roofs, &c. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roots. BLACK VARNISH, tor Ornamen tal Don work *c. Full descriptions, c rcular, prices, cSrc. lumbhed by mail or on application at theoffiC0, where samples and testimonials can lie seen. sepr2dtf For Sale IN Saco, a Stock ol VI ry <>ooiN, with lease ol Store, in one ot the best loc ations in the place. Business long established. Address II. M. JAMES, febltt dtf Saco, Me. Jfotlce. PERSONS clearing the ruins or digging cellarswil1 find a good place to deposit their rubbish on 1 Franklin Wharf. | septic dtl S. ROUNDS, Wharfinger. COPARTNERSHIP. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned having formed a Copartnership under the firm name of J. W. STOCKWELL k CO, Will carry on the manufacture and salo of | HYDRAULIC CEMENT PIPE, In calibre from .1 to 'll inches, FOR DRAINS, SEWERS, STENCH-TRAPS,MILL FLUMES, CHIMNEYS, WELLS, HOT and COLD AIR FLUES, Ac., —AT THE— Portland Cement Pipe Works, 163 Danforth Street, PORTLAND, Mli. These Pipes are altogether ahead of those made of brick, because (hey are smoother, more dura* ble, euMily laid, and cheaper. They cost less tlmu hall as much as lead or iron, and do not rust or corrode in any length of time, but will deliver wafer any distance, as pure and sweet as when it leaves tike fountain's head. They are used in New York City, Albany, Brook lyn, Hartford. Springfield, and many other cities, towns and villages. The Western it. It., Connecticut River, Rockville, and 11 artiord & Springfield Railroads use them tor cu verts, «fcr. Justin Kackcl t, Superintendent of Streets. Spring field, Mass.; Mi ton A. Clyde, R. It. Contractor; Ed w Ui 'base, Civil Engineer, Holyoke, Mn.vg.; Daniel Harris, Esq., 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 and Busi ness men who have used or seen this Pipe, adopt it, for they KNOW it is ft GOOD THING. Samples can be seen at II AN WON dkr- DO W’M, 54 l-*i tTniou Street, Portland, Me., our au thorized A gents. Orders left (here or at the Factory will receive prompt attention. J. W. STOCKWELL, CALVIN STOCKWELL. i ib2H eodtf' Dissolution of Copartnership. fPIIE copartnership heretofore existing under the Jl name of KEMPT & PETTENGILL is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons holding hills against, tile tirui arc requested to present them for pa.vmenr, and tlioso indebted will please call and setlte at No. 23 Preble street. J. H. KEMPT. „ 0. B. PETTENGILL. Portland, March 4,18C7. Copartnership Notice ! C. 15. PETTENGILL will continue tlie business under tiic style ot PETTENGILL & MERRILL, at the old stand. C. B. PETTENGILL, G. P. MERRILL. Portland, March 11, 1867. dlw* Copartnership Notice. MR. I.P. BUTLER is admitted a Partner l'rom this date. The firm will be PlIKINTON A- BUTLER. And we shall continue the Wholesale Grocery, Flour and Provision Business at the Old Stand, 140 Commercial street. N. L. PUHINTON. Portland, March 4, 18G7. mar7cl3w Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have ibis (lay formed a copart nership under the tirm name ot JORDAN & RANDALL, And have taken Rooms at the .1 miction of Prc© and Middle Niicctw. over H. H. Hav’it Apothe cary store, where they will transact a Wholesale Tailors’ Trimming Business In all its branches. WM. P. JORDAN, GEO. A. RANDALL. March 1st, 1667. mar5d3w Copartnership Notice. TIIE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the tirm name of LHOMES, SMARDON A CO.. for the purpose of transacting a general Jobbing business in Pine German,English and American Woolens, TAILORS’ TRI1NMINGI, Arc, at New Store, NO. 56 UNION STREET. FRANCIS O. THOMES, GEORGE H. SMARDON. Portland, March 1,1867. d2w Copartnersh ip Notice, THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of GREENE, READ & SMALL, and have taken store No. 157 Commercial St,, corner of Union, where they w ill 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, 18(57. fcblBdlm Copartnership Notice. AP» MORGAN has this day retired from the . tirm of MORGAN, DYER & CO, in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, and the business hereafter will be conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.,” At the old stand, No. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale Business in W. V. GooiIm, Groceries, ■•lour and JPro risioHN. 11. M. RICHARDSON. J. W. DYER, J. E. HANN A FORD. Feb 2—d3m Dissolution of Copartnership TIIE copartnership heretofore existing under the name ol CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons bolti ng bills against the tirm, are requested to present them tor payment, and those indebted will please call and settle 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the fine store No. 337 Congress Street, wrill continue the business, and will keep constantly on hand PI^JNTO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Steinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manufacturer’s UOAVUNT PRICES. Also, a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS. OL1) PIANOS taken in exchange. t&r Orders lor tuning and repairing promptly at- I tended to. WM. G. TWOMBLV. November 2G, 1866. dtf 1Cl -I STA Itl lMI l ift! I AM happy to inform my friends and the public generally that J am now re-established at my OLD STAND, 84Middle Street, 84 With a new and elegant stock ot DRY GOODS! And with increased facilities for successfully doing the Dry Goods Business, I would respectfully solicit a share of your patronage, A. q. LEACH, 8* MIDDLE ST. March 7—d2w Ojxnco St. Seminary rpHE Spring Term ot this School for Young La -I dies ami Misses will commence Monday, March 11. For particulars inquire at No. 15, Preble Street. MARY C. HALL Principal. mchld2w* HATS AND CAPS! ALL the Spring styles ot HATS and CAPS can now be had at COE & McCALLAH'S, NO. 11 MARKET SQUARE, mchfi PORTLAND, Me. dlw Franklin Family School, I'OK HOYS, TOPSHAM, - - - MAINE. A won HOME SCHOOL for Boys, easily acres . 1>*V K- & P. R. R., twenty-live miles from adirc “stte,p°rtoeirall*'<,m B*tl1, ^ Circu,ar' *c‘> febte utw ’ H. A. RANDALL. HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Oflice, 220 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court House A. u. HOLDEN. sepSMh h. c.' lkabodv. Steamers lor Sal«>. fcJTERN WHEEL STEAMERS . „„, rs ‘•Clarion,” 2 year* old, of flu- tollnwincr’,,5 a", sions: Length 10'» feet; width over all feet* dei*tlT 4! trot; draft of water 33 inches; cf good speed’, with large freight anti passenger capacity, in good’order ami ready fnrpcrvicc, with full inventory. inquire of ROSS & STURDIVANT, mchl3dlm 73 Commercial Street. REMOVALS. it i: M O A A E~ Small, Davis & Pomeroy, Have removed to their new and spacious store, EVANS BLOCK, Middle street, Oppo ite Free, and are now opening tor the spring trade, a lull line of FANCY GOODS, Dress and Cloak Trimmings, Gloves, Hosiery, <£• c. AV itli our increased facilities we shall claim to give our customers all the advantage of the best Boston and Now York Houses. Cjias. Small, S. G. Davis, N. Y. Pomeroy. March 11,18G7. iuarl2d4w REMOVAL. Stevens, Lord & Haskell, Have this day removed to the New Store JVos. S4 ((■ SO Middle Street, (Over Messrs. Woodman True & Co.'s,) 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 Moot and Shoe Moccasins. Portland, March Cth, 18G7. mar7dtf K E M~b V A l! STEPHEN GALE lias removed to the Corner ot Deer and Middle Sts., a tew stops lielow the old stand, on the opposite side ol the street, mchSd2w REMOVAL! FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD 1 SCALES ! Jr «.€'€• t/ff'C' jftvuvy -Asrwiwra i Rubber ar.d Ivory Handled Table Cutlery. RO RGBS’ S 1,1 M.SORS —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING ..V DEXTER’S, 175 Middle and IIS Federal Streets. fcb!9 d3m REMOVALi The undersigued having removed from Moulton street to their NEW STOKE, HTo.6 Tlxelian^e Street, would invite the public to examine our large stock of House, Ship and Parlor Stores. We have for Sale the 1*. P. Stewart’** Cooking and Parlor Store*, Iwiirduer , C'hilwou’* new Cooking Stove: al*o a new- i Cooking Stove called the PEEK. Ij ESS, Haul to be the liest Looking Stove now manufactured. We are Agents for the McGrejror New Furnaces, both PORTABLE and BRICK, and give our personal attention to setting them up. We warrant it the KBc*t I<'uranee ever offered for tale in this market. Grateful to our friends and patrons for past patron age, would solicit a continuation of the same. O. M. «V I). W. NASH. mch4dtf it e m o v A E ! John Wholesale Dealer in Straw Goods and Millinery, Has removed to his New Store (Old Siaup) I4« Miilille fSt. .HHI.X I'. PAI.ffiKR. Portland, March 1st, 1867. d2\v €|iW nlviion \Ja «a]sk. R E M OVA Ij . rpiJE Casco National Bank will romoveto, and he I prepared for business at their NEW BANKING HOUSE on Middle Street, on Tueshvy. Feb. 2<>tk, instant. E. P. GERRISH, Cashier. February 25. dim Oil Store Memo red. rpiIE undersigned has removed from his old stand, I to No. 22:;, corner of Fore and Union Streets, where he has tor sale Sperm, Whale, and Lard Oil; Sperm, Adamantine, I’aratline, and Wax < audios, which lie will sell at the lowest market price. Thank ful to his friends and the public generally for past favors, he respectfully solicits a continuance WM. A. HYDE. February 22, 1807. feb2.‘i dim ITe M O V A LT! A. E. WEE H, Merchant Tailor, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. :» Free Street block, Febl2 Over Chadbourn & Kendall. dtf ItKMOVAL. Jim OX GEEEX OUGJI <f- CO. Have removed to their NEW STORE No. 140 Middle Street. Mr. J. H. Cries* interest in the firm ceased Aug _ls6tk fc27d&wlin It E M o r A E . JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public A Coumii**iouer of Heed*; lias removed to Clat p*s New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dtf ** K M O V a TTi w. n. FUFFOKU, Ootinselloi- tit Law, And Noliciior of Patent*, lias Removed to Corner of Brown and Congress Streets, ial*_BKOWN’S NEW BLOCK. <ltf ,A. it S. E. SPRING HAN E removed to their former place of business, over the Oct tin liiMnrauee OUi«c, corner Exchange and Milk Street. ,1,14 dim t W_....<» TI) . m ’■ W' rr ilwruuUSl'} JOBBERS OF Hats, €aj>s and Furs. HARRIS & WATEliVlOLS^'lVh.lieiuelSra ill Bats, tups, and Purs,have removed to their New Store, Xo. 12 Exchmtf/e Street, !•'. B* ii \iii;Is. de41f K. WATERHOU^I. DOW’ A I.IHHKV, Insurance Agents. will he lotind at No 117 Commercial, corner ot KxelmnaeSt. Home office of New York; National Office ot Boston; Nartagansett Office ni Providence Putnam Office of Hart lord; Standard Office ot New York, tnd other reliable offices, are represented bv lht» agency. 3 John l)ow._jy25t.lt! F. \V. Li Obey. J^JOIICE. H. J. LIBBY A CO., Manufacturers “!)'* ' “"'mission Merchants. Countin-' U-min over hirst National Bank, No. 23 Free street, second B,oly-_ iyll tl .1 MEKKILIj. Dealer "in iW, i v’ '!-",flry’ Ma»«i*ic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No to Free street, Portland Same store with Geyer and Caleb iyI2dtf H PA' E ARI), Book-sell- r anil Stationer, may lie • lound at No. .,.,7 Congress St,, comer of Oak _ julllitt R Sl,''!!’!-ST.1';,U. hut ml at the store IA. oi ( , h. Bahii, C lapp’s Block, No. 9, where we oiler a good assortment of Clothing and Furiiidiing 1.(setsallow puces. ' lullti gMlTH A REED. Counsellors at LawT Morton Block, Congress St, Same entrance as B s.Ar niyottiees._ _,yl2dtf T"“ RAWKKW EX I'KKSs I'O. are now 1 permanently located at No. ;'l Free str.,-1 and preparei. to do Express Easiness overall tie Rail road and Steamboat routes in the State, and West by t. s. A I.. Eastern ami Boston A Maine Roads to Boston connecting there will* Expresses to all parts ol the country. For the convenience of our customers on Commer cial an I Fore si reel-, an order ... lor Height Calls wnl be kept at. office of Canadian Express (Jo No ■jShV'™*- J. N. WINSLOW. ‘ r*..1'','!: HAND, Attorneys aim CoonaeUsts, _^__Nm-lb_Fr‘-c street, near .Middle._ml ■ EUREKA / EUREKA// C«6 li'hiKA V? Warranted flic best Wringing Machine ever Invent ed. if is entirely self adjusting, tlic most simple in construction r.ntl is less liable to get out of order than any other in use. Knowing wo have an article which wiil give perfect satisfaction we respectfully solicit a. share of public patronage. For sale by COX & POWARS, Agents for the State of Maine. Portland, March 5, 1*07. marCdtt CH3 A BN. 200 M. no pm led ami demesne * igars Jor sale by C. C. MITCHELL SON. jul!3ti 17g Fore Street. INSUltANCls AT L.ANTIC Mutual Insurance Company. 51 Wall St, cor. William, NEW VOKK, January, 1867. Insures against Marine and Inland Navi gation liisks. The whole profits ot the Company revert to the AHHurtnl. ami are divided annually, upon llicPremi ums terminated during *Iie year; and lor which Cer tificates are issiiea, hearing interest until redeemed. Average Ui\ idenil tor ten years past 33 per cent. The Company has the following Assets viz • Unwed State* and State of New-Vork Stocks., Cit v, l»aiik and other Stocks, IIX k85 On Loans secured by Stocks and otherwise, LlMgSO (hi Kcu! hslate, ami Bonds and Mortgages "21260 (HI Interest and sundry notes and claims due ~ ’ the company, estimated at 141 s#u»i:>4 Premium Notes and Bills Receivable, 3,k.i7!t35 41 Cash in Bank ’ 4.;4 2i»7 81 *12,536,3C4 46 TBUSTE.ES: <J'W.Ii 7Jwe•' VV'm. Sturgis, w h u‘",s’ Henry K. hogert, u !!' )°'11 e> JoshuaJ. Henry, Dennis Burkins, Wm.C. l-iejeisgill, jos. Gallard, Jr., LewisGurtw, J. Henry Burgy, lei .'if ifein!'8eL' Cornelius Grinnell, Dowell Holbniok, C. A. Hand W«»“ Weston, B. J.‘ Howland, ltoyal Bhelpa. I:enj. Babcoek, VaIg,b »«,t ow, Fletcher Westray. w..\ •, Eobt. it. Minium, Jr, ! Gordon TV. Burnham, Geo. U. I lobsuii, Fred’k Ghaiuice y, David Lane, James Low, James Bryce, Geo. S. Stephenson, Leroy M. TV Hey, Wn,. H. TV ebb Daniel S. M iller, John D. Jones, President. Charles Dennis, Vice-President. W. H. H. Moore, 2d Vice-Prest. , ,, ,, J- D. Hewlett, 3d Vice-Prest. J. U.Chapman,Secretary. Applications tor Insurance made to Jolm W. Hiuiger, . , Correspondent. Er jT i dlice hours irom « A. M. to 5 p. M. O/jice 106 Pore St., Portland. March 12—diinAeodtoJaiirtis&wGw NT ATE3IRNT OF CONDITION OP TUB Commerce Insurance Comp’y, Of Albany, N. V., Dec. .11, 1N84I. assets: Real Estate,...$ 45 000 00 Bowls and Mortgages,. 169,875 00 Rank Stock,.. 7 500 00

United States Securities.227*472 00 Demand Loans wish Collaterals,." 43*74500 Gash on hand and in hands of Agents,_ 34*259 47 Accrued Interest,.. *' 4*849 82 $532,701 29 liabilities: Unadjusted Losses,.$11,775 00 „ TT A. Van Allen, President. R. M. Hamilton, Secretary. State of New York, i City and County of Albany. I ss* ^ . Albany. Feb. 21,18C7. Personally appeared before me Adam Van Allen, President, and li. AT. 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 belief, and tliat they have con cealed no material facts. A. 1*. STEVENS, NotaryjPublic. JOS. H. WEBSTER, A fieri t, Icb27-d5w No. 10 Nonlb Ntrect. Tlae Rest Investment! 5-20’s & 7-30’slTs. Gov’t Bonds ABF CiOOD ! BUT A 1-OLIOY TVITH THE GREAT Mutual Life lus. Co., Ol Now York, IB BETTER! Cash Assets, $18,-500,000 [yrGoicrunmif arc Kxeinpt from Taxation, no wit! cy invented in a Life Policy ! If you have $50. $100 nr $1,000 to spare, or to in vest. there is nowhere you can place it so securely oi so advudagcousl v asyvith this Great Go. Govt. Gouda may be tost, stolen or destroyed by fire, as many have been. A Life Policy if destroyed, stolen, 01 lost, may be restored, and in no ease will there l*e any loss of the money paid. For the poor man it is the bu.it savings «>ank; tor the itiou it is the salest investment, .yielding more than any other. Any one having doubts may be saiisued by calling at our Office.. Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. The following statement; of Policies, taken out at ftife A gone v and now in mice, show the large in crease, or dividend*, over the payments in these lew* cases. Many others, with re<erdices, can be fur nished if desired: No ol Sum Ain’t of Dividend Pres. val. Policy. Insured. Prom. Pd. Additions, of Policv. 518 $3500 $2252,25 $2740,22 $0*240,22 hit) 500 201,23 375,02 875 0“ 4140 1000 533,90 085,93 1085 93 7707 8000 3699,20 4836,87 12,836,87 7802 5000 2608,00 3217,84 82l7.w4 10325 1000 359,80 544.52 1544,52 10 it*3 5000 lot *0,20 1579,53 4597 53 1*2410 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to Feb. 1, An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not fail to. apply at the Agency ot W. I>. LITTLE & Co, No 70 Commercial St, near the Old custom House. Non Forfeiting, Knd.wnaent, Ten Year, am) nil ml.. . Forms .fr.licir. are in. -■■eil by ibis €'oui|.uuy, ou more favor able advantage* than bj au> other. This Co. issued during tlie last 12 months. 18.343 Policies being 1,000 morn Utau issued by any other Co. in this country. Gash received lor PlUOMiUMS $5,342,812. Rcee.pts tor interest, $1,112,000, while its losses being oidy $772,000, showing the receipts tor interest to be nearly $350,000 more than its losses. BHiTVIJe careful not to conjound the name of this Go. with others similar. feblti dtf nsrsuitANCB notice. F0YE, COFFIN & SWAN, UNDERWRITERS, — AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to their old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s It lock, ASXiUAlNGE STREET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panies in all departments of insurance. Dosses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. feblJidtf PURELY MUTUAL! THE Hew England Mutual Life Insurance Gomp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. Organized 1843. Cash Assets, January 1, 1807, $1,700,000. Cash Dividends of 1804-5, now in course ot‘ payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2 200,000. Losses Paid in 1866, 314 Total Losses Paid, •> 000 Income for 1866, 4 qqq. B3r~"Anntial Distributions in Cash.^jg^J 50 Local Agents Wanted, and also Canvassers can make good arrangements to work for the above Co. Apply to KI7FU9I N.H.lUi A NOli, felOdtf General Agents tor Maine, Biddeford, Me. K F M O T A L. Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this day removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN TIIE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where he is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, aU‘l lor any amount, in companies second to no others on the globe, and on the most lavorable terms. tT- Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to cal!. ’ November 5, 1866. dtf It w.nhnmVmiT’ Ue,ieV'1 Insurance Broker, Li "-ooltl intornt Ms many tricmls and the pubi c geueral y hat \ nc is prewar, <1 t„ continue the Jns.lr au. e f.if.m ss.is.tluoker, and can place Eire. Life and Mai mo Insurance to any extent in the ln-st 4 ■ ,.,. P .»«c» "Obf United Slates. All e,.tr!,ste(i to my c 10 sliaL be iattlituly aitemlco in Office aM'. M. Pice’s Paper Stme vn is" where orders can heleit. |aH«tf ht’ Portland OI.M rvatory. T^o""rBan“,J!^S.v^*rh^®lizin? vr)SBe,8at thu moody ir Portland, March 1,1867. New Photograph Kooms. T1trien.,{i,'andet»S,Sh'f.*" cilU «•* attention of his O.nei, s-stree h! ,p"Wlc tn the new l.mliliiig on V. fio hi ' , u1’, Chestnut St., where he will l2»n “‘k'nll»t1 to Ambrolypinli on *r I * ... . '! ‘ irom the sinalle-t sze ’ h^Vl |S0’ Ni LooRArns and Fi.nn,, T ' ' 18 ,inff Lockets. Satisfaction giv ^Photographp^^AS LAMMED Herds Cnr:ass Seed. 2500 “e^F^^^ty 1Iar<>* Gn»» bL,AKk, IOMW & CO., inch 13d lw . , _ ___137 Commercial Street. F,K*._FIJKS. h'r'lts nt'"^ "“i remainder of our stork of eles will ,lo well to^alh'*1 'V!mt of sach arti" COE & AIcCALLAR, „u warkkt nrcark, mch8Jlw _ »» Portland, Me. DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND. Thursday Morning, March 14, 1867. The Npirit of Hcconolruried Rebel*. We are sometimes told 0f the grace with which the Southern rebels “accepted the situ ation, and the truly loyal spirit in which they have labored to bring their States into har mony with the Union, and all that sort of thing. Even President Johnson, in his veto of the Reconstruction bill, assumes that the South is all peacetu], quiet, orderly and loyal, devoted to the Constitution and Union, and that life and property are safe and the rights of all respected and protec ted, even though the combined testimony of military officers in that section contradict him, and the blood of New Orleans martyrs and others all over the South proclaims the falseness of his im pressions. It would be highly gratifying to the loyal men of the nation to be able to believe the rebels had not abused the clemency extended to them, and that the Presidential policy of wholesale pardoning of rebels and recon structing States had borne none of the fruits of Sodom. To show- something of the spirit yet by no means extinct at the South, we lay before the readers of the Preen a few extracts from some of the pardoned patriots of that sunny section ot the country. A friend has sent us a copy of the Richmond Time» of recent date, edited by Mr. P. H. Aylett, who was one of the early subjects of the President's pardon ing power. The leader in the paper referred to relates to the approaching election in that State, and the discussion of the gubernato rial question. The article opens with the gratulatory declaration that— The magnificent vindication of the honor of the State in the overwhelming vote by which the amendment” was rejected by the General Assembly indicates that there is to be. no more • dirt eating” by the men of the Old Dominion. The following extracts show how much of penitence for past sins of treason may be ex hibited by a pardoned and reconstructed rebel: Dirt-eating having therefore been abandoned as uuwholesome and demoralizing, by the Legislature, what should be hereafter the course of this proud and Dohle old State? The great struggle for national independence into which the people threw their whole soul having foikd* tj10 general government can, we admit, rightfully enforce the Constitution and laws ol the United States within our borders. lint our oath of allegiance does not require us to respect or obey that rebellious and dis union body [the U. S. Congress] which is now at open war with the executive and judicial departments of the government. We have JUST DECLARED WITH A THUNDERING EMPHASIS WORTHY THE HEROES OF MANASSAS, FREDER ICKSBURG, Gaines’ Mill, the Wilderness and Cold Harbor, that Virginians are NOT “SWORN SERFS” OF STEVENS AND SUMNER. We have .just drawn a broad, plain line be tween our allegiance to the government and obsequiousness to a vile faction, which is seek ing its overthrow. We have not surrendered our honor at the “stand and deliver” of the POLITICAL HIGHWAYMEN IN CONGRESS. We brought out of the late civil war too wide-spread and Well-deserved a reputation for courage, endurance and fortitude, to outlaw, immo late,disfranchise and dishonor our brothers, friends and respected leaders at the bidding of implacable toes. Having laid down our arms upon the assur ance of restored peace and reunion, we cannot give our assent to the perpetration of that sort ot brutal outrage which it is ever in the power of lawless conquerors to inflict upon the de feated. But we can socouduct ourselves here after, as to retain the respect and admiration ot the world for those noble qualities which cast a halo ot glory over the glooui and dark ness of the “lost cause.” Ignoring the right of Congress to dictate terms of reconstruction and prescribe the con ditions under which rebels shall re-acquire their forfeited and lost rights, and flouting those citizens of Virginia who would sensibly postpone action till the will of Congress was made known, this pardoned rebel says: Why should we wait, the dc.vclopc ment of the revolutionary conspiracy against State rights at Washington? Wliy should we trem blingly await the result of the menace ol State extinction and territorial degradation with which Congressional Yahoos threaten to defile the “mother of States and of statesmen?” In sulted, dishonored and brutally outraged, why should we not calmly and boldly exercise, at the usual time, the sovereign right to elect whom we esteem most worthy, to the oflice which “Govoner I'icrpoint” now occupies through the grace of Andrew Johnson? If our State government is to be speedily crushed by brute force, we pray to God it may sink like a noble old man-of-war, with colors living, drums beating, yard-arms manned, and some honor ed, bravo and battle-scarred Confederate Cap tain in command like Lee, Kemper, Smith or Wise. The following gem is peculiarly refreshing to those who think the “Old Dominion” has outlived her treason, and now with yearning, loving heart asks to be enrolled among the faithful, loyal, devoted States of the old Un ion : \\ e want no mau for that oflice [Governor] OF DOUBTFUL OR LUKEWARM DEVOTION TO THAT CAUSE, OVER THE LOSS OF WHICH EVEN OUR WOMEN ARE STILL WEEPING. WE WANT NO SUCCESSOR TO PlERPOlN WHOT WAS NOT WITH US HEART AND SOUL DURING OUR STRUG GLE FOIt LIBERTY. Wlion the war commenced many of the ablest of our public men, of the very highest order ot talents, threw themselves into the trout rank of battle and won immortal honor. It would be strange, indeed, it a heroic anil noble people like the Virginians did not seek to reward these men as valor is alwavs reward ed in a republic. We care not whether these gentlemen have been pardoned, or arc still at the mercy of Underwood and his peripatetic grand jury. While our hand is in we may as well give an extract from a still more Southern source. On the -2d of February, the Mobile Times in dulged in some highfalutin over the occasion, and referring to Washington, said: He was born, he lived, he died a slaveholder and it is because lie was a slaveholder that his lile was purer, his mind more free, his soul more aspiring titan ever was known in any other great man. How unfortunate that Washington should have died in perfect obliviousness of the key to his greatness, the secret spring to his im mortality, and blindly have blotted out, by the manumission of his slaves, that which alone made his soul more aspiring than that of any other great man. The same paper, on the same 22d of Febru ary—“give ear, O ye Heavens,"—rhapsodical ly says: To-day also is the 5th anniversary of the in auguration of tbe“permament” government of the late Confederate States of America—a na tion which, like a dazzling meteor, has illumin ated the political sky of this century and pas sed from the glance of this world, leaving be hind a track of glory, a halo of wisdom, states manship, bravery and devotion—unequalled in the annals of the icorld. To-day, five years ago, the Honorable Jeffer son Davis w as elected for six years the Presi dent of that Confederacy which, in its short existence, has made tor itself a record which future ages will contemplate with wonder and admiration. Oil this, the anniversary of his election, we cannot allow the memory of his devotion to pass unnoticed, and avoid looking with a bleed ni£ heart upon the coincidence of a day which has given birth to a hero, and raised a maytr to the altar where lie is to be immolated, while confessing the faith of which George Wash ington has been the Prophet and the Apostle. The Louisville Journal, professedly a loyal pa]s:r during the war, but signally needing pardon for its treasonable course since peace succeeded the clash of anus, gently hints at resistance and another rebellion, aided by the Executive, while discussing the prospects of the passage of the JKeccnstruction hill. It says: “The people of the South, if wise and pru dent, can live lor a time under such a damna ble tyranny as this, but, if they consent to it, they deserve it. They don’t deserve it, and tlu-y will never consent to it.. .. “What are wo to expect? What is before 11s? Who can answer? President Johnson is bound by liis oath of office to maintain the Constitution and the laws. If Congress made an audacious at tempt to destroy or paralyze the other t wo departments of the government, what will be his duty? The answer to this question, if made by him, demands the nob lest courage and the highest statesmanship. We do not assume to render the answer. We have confidence in the President and his trusted advisers.” The prospect of having a genuine democra cy practically applied to the South, causes the Kichmond Times to show its teeth in the most approved hyena style. For example: “The most hideous and revolting feature of that, invention of the devil, the ‘Sherman bill,’ is that whether we consent to return to the Union, or prefer to remain at the mercy ot the military, we cannot avoid the outrage of negro suffrage. The charter of our city and the con stitution of the State compel us in a few weeks to elect city and State officers, and at those elections the gleaming bayonets of the soldiery at tin* throats ot a disarmed people, will lorce negro suffrage upon us. S\ itli a malignancy at which a half-civilized Cossack conqueror would blush, we are re quired to submit to that insult which has just been intli"ted upon the people of Georgetown. U e may have to do it in self-defence, hut we will do it with clenched teeth and a prayer for a vengeance as terrible as the red homines ofHeaven upon those who have thus tortured a disarmed be and in die season retribution will tall upon these oppressors.” The Southern people and journalists are not all insane, however, i let urn in? reason is exhibited by a tew. Making a virtue of ne cessity they acknowledge that submission to what cannot be avoided, is to tie the policy of their section. Thus the Petcrsbuig inJe.r, which strikes a keynote that is taken up by others ol more or less influence: No denial need be attempted to the fact whit*li four days of threatened trial have devel oped. The South will accept the slavery ex tended under Shermain’s bill. A thousand straws show how the current is setting. No Hazard is now in the prediction, that ere sixty e* ♦ ®ave passed, a majority of the Southern status will voluutarily have conformed to the new order of things, and we make it. National Taxes. The tax bill which has just become a law consists wholly of amendmdnts to previously enacted laws relating to internal revenue. Of its thirty-four sections,quite a number are merely administrative and concern mainly the officers of the government; several oth ers, applying to the manulacture of spiritu ous liquors, which is forbidden by our laws, are of no interest to the taxpayers of Maine. Omitting these two classes, we give below the substance of the remaining amendments, having carefully compared them with the for mer laws: 1. Tliefree lint has lieen enlarged by the addition of the following articles: Alcoholic and etherial vegetable extracts, when sold and used solely ibr medical pur poses. Bale rope, seines and netting for seines, twine, and lines of all kinds. Bar, rod, hoop, band, sheet and plate iron of all descriptions, and iron prepared for the man ufacture of steel. The exemption shall not be construed as exempting spikes, nails or any other manufactures of iron from the taxes now imposed by law. Brush blocks. Canned and preserved meats and shell fish. Carbolic acid and carbolate of lime, used sole for disinfectants. Carpet bags and cabas frames. Canned and preserved vegetables and fruits. Casks, churns, barrels, wooden brushes and broom-handles, tanks, and kits made of wood, including cooperage of all kinds, bungs and plugs, pack ng-boxes, nest-boxes and match boxes, whether made of wood or other mater ials; wooden haines, plow-beams, split-bottom chairs and turned materials for the same un manufactured, and saddle-trees made of wood, and match-boxes, heretofore made on which a tax has not been paid. Castiugs of iron, copper, or bras* made for machinery, cars or scales, and castings made to form a part of any article upon which, in a finished state, a tax is assessed and paid. Cast-iron hollow-ware, and cast-iron hollow ware tinned, enameled, japanned or galvan ized. Clock trimmings, namely: clock work, chick pillars, sash fastenings for clocks, winding key, verges and pendulum rods. Clothing or arti les ot dress not specially enumerated, made by sewing for the wear of men, woaien and children, from cloths or fab rics on which a tax or duty lias been paid. Coffee mills, coffee grinders and roasters, and appple-paring machines. Copper bottoms for articles used for domes tic and culinaiy purposes. Doors, window-sash, blinds, frames and sills of whatever matt*rial. Drain, gas and water pipe made of wood or cement. Frames and handles for saws and buck saws. , Glue and gelatine, of all descriptions in the solid state. Glue and cement, made wholly or in part of glue in the liquid state. Horse-rakes, horsr-powers, tedders, hames, scythe-snaths, hay-forks, hose, and portable grinding mills. Horse-blankets, made from cloth on which a tax or duty has been paid. Licorice and licorice paste. Magnesium lamps. Manufactures of jute. Molasses, concentrated molasses or melado, syrup ot molasses or sugar-cane juice and cis tern bottoms. Oil naptha, benzine, benzole or gasoline, marking more than seventy degrees Baume’s hydrometer, the product oi the distillation or re-distillation, or refining of crude petroleum, or of crude oil produced by a single distilla tion of coal, shale, peat, asphaltuui, or other bituminous substances. 1'alm leaf and straw, bleached, split, pre pared or advanced by being braided or woven, but not made up into hats, bonnets or hoods. .Potato hooks, pitch-forks, manure and spad ing forks. Pottery ware of all descriptions, including stone, earthern, brown and yellow earthern and common or gray stoneware. Pumps, garden engines and hydraulic rams. Rock and root diggers, or excavators. Root beer and other small beer. Balt. School-room seats and desks, blackboards, i and globes of all kinds. Sleds, wheelbarrows and band-carts and fences made of wood. Soap, common brown, in bars, sold for less than seven cents per pound. Saws for cotton gins, when used by the mak er in the manufacture of gins. Boies and heel-tans made of India rubber or ot I udia rubber and other materials. Shirt fronts or bosoms, wristbauds or cuffs for shirts, except those made of paper. Spiral springs used in the manufacture of furniture. Stove polish and other manufacture exclu sive of plumbago; buck saws, stump machines potato diggers. Steel of all descriptions, whether made from muck-bar, blooms, slabs, loops, or otherwise. Scythes. Straw or binder’s board and binder’s cloth and straw wrapping paper. Tags for merchandise and direction of cloth, paper or metal, whether blank or print ed. Thimble skeins and pipe boxes made of iron. Tinware for domestic and culinary purposes. Ultra marine blue. Varnish. Wagons, carts, and drays, made to he used tor farming, freighting, or lumlier purposes. W ashing, mangling, and clothes-wringing machines, zinc washboards, spinning ami flax wheels, hand-reels, liand-lnoms, wooden knob*, and beehives. . exemptions aforesaid are confined exclu mvclytoart'cles in the state an.] condition specified m the foregoing enniimeration, and uo not extend to articles ia any other form, lior to manufactures from said articles. 2. Applewomen venders of candy, Ac., are no longer required to pay a peddler's tcu, nor are butter-makers and cheese-pressers regard ed as manufacturers. J. Tax*3 on toll roads and advertisements are remitted. 4. Stamp duties on legal documents, pa pers relating to soldiers’ elaims, testamentary documents when the estate does not exceed $1009, and bills of lading Ac. to British Amer ican ports, are repealed. 5. Tonnage dues are not to be collected more than once within the same year. 0. The income tax is to be levied uniformly at the rate of 5 per cent, on the excess above $1000 per annum. 7. The tax on tolls at ferries and bridges is reduced to 2 1-2 per cent, and may be add ed to the regular rates oi laxe. 8. Apothecaries, butchers, confectioners’ plumbers and gas-fitters, whose annual sales exceed $27,000 will be taxed a dollar a thous and on the excess. !>. On raw sugars, made from the sugar cane, one cent a pound, and on refined sugars 2 per cent, ad valorem, will be collected in lieu of former taxes. 10. The tax on gunpowder is reduced to five cents a pound for canister, one cent for sporting, and half a cent for blasting powder. 11. The taxon cigars is made uniform at five dollars a thousand. 12. On India rubber boots and shoes, hats, raps and bonnets of all sorts, and hoop skirts, the tax is reduced to 2 per cent, ad valorem. 10 On leather of all kinds and woolen goods, the tax is reduced from 5 to 2 1-2 per cent, ad valorem. 14. On glass, except window glass, the tax is reduced from 5 to 3 per ceut. ad valo rem. 15. Evasion of special taxes on trades or employments will l>e punished by a fine not less than $10 nor more than $.‘>00. Dealers iu tobacco and iiguor sellers are further liable to imprisonment not less than sixty days nor more than two y*»ars. 10. The sale of rock oil, inflammable at a lower temperature than 110 degrees Fahr. is fot bidden, under penaiy of a fine from $100 to $500, and imprisonment from six months to three years. 17. The 10 per cent penalty for failure to make seasonable payment of taxes, is reduced to 5 per cent, with interest at the rate of one per cent, a month. 18. Manufacturers neglecting to use the proper stamps, in addition to the penalties heretofore imposed, will he required to pay the amount of the tax so avoided, as estimat ed by the assessor. 10. The offence of selling or refilling empty stamped cigar boxes without defacing the stamp, is punishable by a line of $100, or im prisonment not exceeding sixty days, or both. 20. lieturns are to be made in M;lrrl, jn. stead of May, and raxes will become due in April instead of June. Tbe l.iquar iuibreyli*. Wp have heretofore given quite numerous extracts troni tbe testimony oi those who have I>eeii heard before the liquor committee of the Massachusetts legislature, iu iavor of a license law. The testimony on that side hav ing been put iu, Hou. Asahel Huntington ol Salem, appeared tor the remonstrants, or those who favor prohibitiou, aud optued the case preparatory to the introduction of testimony. We copy from a Boston paper a report of his remarks, as they indicate the line of poli cy to be followed in the further investigation of the matter before the committee: He said he came not for the purpose of making alone the openmst argument, but as a ^titmner against a return to the old system of licensing the sale ot liquors, aud also as a witness More the honorable body, u„d should be widmg to undergo a lull examination bv the counsel who represent the petitioners lor a license law. He then alluded briefly to the previous agitation ol this question in the Leg islature down to the present movement of 1867, giving also an account of the prohibito ry movement in Maine. In Essex county he said the prohibitory law bad repeatedly been made eifectual by seiidiug violators to the House of Correction, and it seemed to be gradually working its purpose. In other see tious tines were imposed instead of imprison ment, aud the law was, in such cases, very littie cared lor. We have had a prohibitory law for fifteen years, but until recently it bad not been generally used. We have not yet got to the pains and penalties of the law, but will soon reach them through the activity of the State Constables. We have had a “pub lic salet.v association” to embarrass and de feat the law, hut the patties quarreled among themselves, and the concern is now dead, and he hoped its ashes would rest in peace forev er. The violators at one time hoped for pro tection from the United States government, but they were disappointed in this too. Tbe proliib tory law. he would say, stood upon a foundation which could never be shak en, and no license law could ever be enacted by this or any other Legislature which would stand like it. If, as had been suggested, the power to grant licenses was left to the cities and towns, the people would nuliny it the same as they did in 18.'18. What the temjierauce people staud upon is, if the doctrine of selling liquors is a bad one, why let any one sell it, and it it is a good one why not let everybody sell it? The peo ple of Massachusetts will not stand by a law which allows one man to engage in a business and which probibits Ins neighbor from engag ing iu the same. The records of the Stale, he said, maintained that tbe people ot Massachu setts have lor thirty years been in favor cf prohibition aud against license, and they nev er could be got hack to a license system and kept there. This lie could demonstrate by facts which had taken place for tbe last flfiy years. There is but one road which leads down to the drunkard's deu, and all men using intox icating drinks are upon that road. He did not cxiicct that they would abolish the use of in toxicating drinks, forunlil tbe day ol millcni um he believed there would always be plenty of liquor to he had in Massachusetts, bu tbe main problem is how to provide for tiie neces sities and prohibit the sales for beverages. He believed, aud would say in conclusion, do what can be done iu high places, it is a moral impossibility to establish a license law, and if it is put upon the statute liooks iu 1807 it wili not stand any more than it did iu l.fots. The people arc too much instructed and have had too much experience. If temperance men could not have a law which would be with them, he prayed they would make a law against them and place it in the hands of the enemy. jit. >». u. opuoner also anuresseu tne coin mittee, and said Uis only apology for doing so was that the temperance cause was without liberal funds to employ eminent counsel. The purpose of the temperance people, he said, has been to suppress the liquor traffic, believing it to he a great and wicked evil. We have been taught from Uie Bible not to put our trust in l’rinces, or great men, and notwiths'anding the great array of ex-governors, judges, Ac., which has been brought here, he was not to put entire trust in them. For instance, he said, Hon. Mr. Paine, who appeared before the Committee, had stated that the prohibitory law never was in favor in Maine. Since then he (Mr. Spoonerj had written to a friend in Maine, who had for warded him a statement of the vote of the lieople there on the prohibitory ami license questions, and the vote was as follows: For prohibition, 28,864; for license, 51)18. Keernt Publication*. The I*inanciax, Crisis ; its Evils and their Remedy. 8vo. pp. 38 paper. This little pamphlet is republished from the New York Tribune, and contains the letters which have attracted so much attention over the signature “,T. 8. P.” The letters were writ ten in Washington, by the Hou. James 8. Pike, late United States Minister at the Hague. There are two kinds of rapid writ ing — the superficial rapidity with which an active but empty mind runs over a subject altogether new, and the swift discern ment with which a well furnished mind aji pli«s familiar and well established principles to new facts. Mr. Pike’s letters were rapidly written in the last sense—commentaries from day today upon the debates in Congress, but regulated also by an internal law of their own and growing steadily into the compact essay which they now form. Mr. Pike believes we are-already in, not eoming'to, a financial crisis; that the only remedy is a return to specie pay ments; and that some date tor resumption ought at once to be set, so that all men may shap# their plans accordingly. We have copi ed portions of those letters from the Tribune from time to tim-, and need not|»peak further of their transparent clearness ami cogent argu ments. The American Natpralist.—This is the ti tle of a new illnstrated magazine ot Natural History, issued under the auspices of the Es sex Institute, and designed to present in a pop ular manner the best results of scientific study in a department of Nature’s arcana which is yearly attracting more general interest and in quiry. It is under the editorial charge of Mr. Alpheus 8. Packard, jr., who is assisted by Mr. Edward 8. Morse and by Messrs. Alpheus Hy att and Frederick W. Putnam. The two gen tleman first named arc too well known in this city and State to need any endorsement by us of their fitness for the labor they have under taken, and the editorial force here combined is such as to hold out the most flattering promise for the success of the work. 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