Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 30, 1867, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 30, 1867 Page 1
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PORTLAND _ PRESS. ZmZZ ZZ m, m «■ PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 30, l807. ‘ ii K rORXEAKD DAILY PRESS is published > day, (Sunday excepted,) ai No. I Printers Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. FOSTER, Puopiuktok. 1 f.kmsj—i:;. bt Dollar.- a year iuadvance. I HI' MAINE STATE PRESS, Is published at t lie f> ■ rrv Thursday morning at $-'.00 a year, j invariably in advauce. K \ . n oi'Ar»VKRTisi-*»ct.—1'nc inch ol space,in ; leti/ib «»i column, constitutes .» square.” . r , iv daily first wc, k : *•> cents per ! week an ■ ; ilirce insertion**, or was, $1.00; continu- 1 In/erm y o! her day alter first w. ok, 50 cents, Ji i pmo, three i • ‘ 1 ms or loss, 75 cents; one ! iv . •!.; ..() cents per Week inter. i ’• i<-• head ••• "A mi 'F.MKNTh. nonersquare i pc week t three inset lions or less, $1.50. . . ,.\i >\ .Tin-i;,S 1.25 per square ior Uicfirst in ; U. and 25 cents pel square for each subsequent 111 N . I* „ ••'.'V1,* tasefua 111 tlio ‘-Maine State 1 2 circulation in every par ot Hie Mate) for >1.00 per square for first insertion* ^ ‘ 1 u,< PeA* Square tor each subsequent inscr i‘-‘’•_*v,r **-—*-»•* «'«•»■naaanHMiiBMaMHnHaai BSTSENESS ( AttUS. C. ,1.. SCHUMACHER, F iS ESC© IM O TEH. Oflce al tine Drug Store of Messrs. A. (1. Sehlotter beck & Co., i'ougiTHN ^i, Perllaml, IHC) jal.dtf One door above Brown. Jl, JI. Bit E WF R, (Successors to .J. Smith & Co.) naoutacurer oi LsMlwr Brliiu*. Also for sale Bolt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, III VETS and BlliS, J-oiOlft ii ;£ i S iougrem Street. IV. F. FRREMAN £ CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers of FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, Mattresses, Pew Cushions, No. 1 Clapp a EiSlock- fuel CluMiaatSlreH, Forifand. Fit EE max. D. W. Dicane. C. L. Quikby. __ti n A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturers ami dealcis in Stoves, Ranges A* Furnaces, Can be found in their NEW BVILOINA ON Cl ME MT., (Opposite the Market.' Wlirro they wllllie pleased to see all their former cuPLLiiorw end receive orders as usual. auglTdtf u CKAfeil, CRAjE & STURTLiVANT (tENERAL i Co mission Merchants, Wiilacry’M Whart, fOlitliAND, ME. OI lHulll IIOWART) £ CLEAVES, Attorneys k Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M 'NE. Ojjlcc No, IW Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, jy9ff n Nathan Cloaves. M. ME Alt SON, (h«5?1 and Silver Plater —AND— MannlacturiT ot Silver Ware* Tempi* Sheet, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, MIS. May 19—<11 jr n 1>R8. PEIRCE «V FERNAED, J4E3VTISTS, SO. 175 NlD»f,K MTUERT. C. K. Prim e. S. c. Fkkkai.ii. Fo1irnary21, du' Dsnrin?. MilHken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, n8 3t GO Middle Street. aiitfSl dti Portinud, Maine. bHRPLOT STltOUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, O F F I O K . Tost Ofllce Budding, 2d story; Entrance on JEi chango street. <i. r. ^itF.pLrv. jytni a. a. btuout. It. w. ROBIXSON, Counsellor and Attorney at Law. CHADWICK HOUSE, ‘4 411 Co tigress Street. dan 4—dtf PERCIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Block, Covyress Street, Ttvo 49ooes ubare Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. LOVlO tf DAvJS, &E3EB.VE, HASSELL k 00., Importers and Jobbers of lidg Goods and Woolens, 4 rest tie 18 Free Si reel,J V. 1 PORTLAND, MR K. CHAPMAN. ) novfl’65dtr IF. F. PHILLIPS AS CO., Wholesale Drsiggists, Wo. 14S Fore Street. oct t7-dti JOHN IF. DANA, Counsel‘Of aiid Attorney at Law, No. JO Exchange St. Dec 6—dtf LOSS ,1 1EEXY, 1? Li A. S T ERERS, PLAIN AMD OKNAMKNTAI. ETUOOO AND MASTIO WO MEM, OaL,between, Congress and Free.“its., POHPT.AND, MB. • nfrAftv'. XVhtt'Tiing ahd Wlni..,-Washing y u'AvmL <1 to. Orders Irora out «•( town solicited. <iu M. 6. OOWWES, MERCHANT TAILOR, has i:i:mi>vij> to No. 2”" 1-2 Con {gross Street, OOICNEK OF CHESTNUT Aumst so, lSiiti. n dti WM. W. WHIPPLE, iVkolesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE I’OUTLA.NU, MK. ftn»2 tl „ WIITH A FLAIIK, Wholesale Dealers iu TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, ICO FOI4E STREET, PU1ITLAND, i)K. (null dtt W. W. THOMAS. Jr., .Attorney and Counsellor at Law, [Oiiapwick House,) 2JO Congress Street. octt-dly <5 </. Y. JULODSDON, « Hoop Skii*t Manufacturer, DEALER IN Enriiah. French and American Corsets. Fancy Goods AND LACKS, HOSIERY, GLOVES, An 2 ull kinds of TRIMMINGS find Dress Buttons. Il.uul-Knii Gorman Worsted Garments made* toValer. yiiof»f* Skirts made t«* oHlur.^KI No. t# iSloch. CONGRESS STREET, lelilU 1*0 It TLA NJ», WE dtl in: ram <o cl auk, FRESCO PAINTERS, lu Oil and Distemper Color*. Also House end Sign 1’; inters, M u.’oti Iflock, two doors above Preble* House, Portland, Me. t We arc | r« f»ared to design and execute every rte*** vij»tit)Ti or Wall and Ceiling Decorations, for < ■■•»re . P: blii* ifuil-.lings,Privateiicaidonces,Malls, A'*. tii!.‘,vKm bo.-.dug on Glass. Even' de t< • darn! «.f sVijoil finished in Wax and Oil Killing, and .o \ at'nish or French Polish. jalttd3m J. n. Huusox, jit., v K rr ist. Studio A o SOI I ~‘i Cong rent Street. "Lessons given in Painting and Drawing. February 1—«tf rrTHt. pay so a, STOCK BROKER, No. :iO #;xcJiaujre Street, PORTLAND ME H021dt K. I*. & O. W. VBBBILL, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, No. £$ Exchange Nt., Portland, Hie. Ocean Insurance Building. March 18 UGiu BC1SNESS CAICOS. CHARLES PEARCE, PLPMBEB, Munu acturer and Dealer in every de-oription ol Water Fittings, FORGE, DECK. HFAD & OiSTEKN PUMPS Lead Pipe and Sheet Lead, j No. H Union M«rcd, f’orllaud, IVIaiur. fcjr»Pubiic Buildings, Hotels and Private Itesi 1 deuce* fitted up w ith Water ('Insets, Wash Basins, Bath Boilers and Warm and «’old Baths in the most approved and thorough manner. Orders respeciluiiv solicited. liEFr.KENcr.-Mr. M. Stead, Architect, finn Me**. Anderson, Bonncll & Co. Mar 25—lin o. A. 8IJSSKRAUT, ■)iP0l(TKS, MAXTEACTPRER AND DEALER IN Furs, Hub and Caps, ISO Middle Street, PORTLAND, - - - MAINE. 'Cash paid for Shipping Furs. im21dtl Page, Richardson & Co., Bunkers & Merchants, 114 STATE STREET, BOSTON. BILLS OF EXCHANGE on London, Paris, and the principal continental cities. TRAVELER’S CREDITS, for the use of Travelers in r.ntoFK and the Last. COMMERCIAL CREDITS, lor the purchase ol Merchandise in England and flic Continent. All descriptions of MERCHANDISE imported to order. ADVANCES made on Consignments to Liverpool ami London. marl2d>m i» R. BROWN, Wholesale and Retail Dealer In Lubricating and Illuminating OILS. 20(i FOREST,, FOOT OF PLUM, COKTLAM), MG. Office of State Arsayeu. 1 Portland, Me., March5, lfa;7. } This is to certify that I have tills dav tested a burn ing lluid 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 whs raised to the boiling point, ami the heat was continued until the teinj»eratuic of the oil in the tube was 207 degrFahrenheit. Flame, was ap plied to tlio mouth ot the tube, but there was not suIlldeut evolution of vapor to take lire. From the test. I should regard the oil in question as perfectly sale for household use, when employed with ordinarv care. Signed, H. T. CUMMINGS, mar7d&wlm A- saver. Collins, Bliss & Co., Produce & Commission Merchants, Cash Advances Made on Consignments, 233,State St, ami 130 Central St, BOSTON NEW ENGLAND AGENTS FOE TDK tfonpariel French Guano. It is claimed that this Fertilizer is superior to ary In the market, Its virtues and merits over ing to prevent nil Insects and worms from dcaroy ing ciops or plants without burning or injuring those of the most delicate nature. If is much stronger than the Peruvian, thereby requiring a less quantify to permanently enrich *he soil. Price $ro per ton. Send for Circular giving full particular*. mrlxi&wUm WM. A. SABINEi Wholesale Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Fruit, FAIVCV GltOt'GIUKM, Onions, S«o5t Potatoes, Cheese, Fiekles.Purc Spices. Fancy >03ps. Confectionery ,Tobaoco.Oignrti, Nuts, Figs. Dates, Wood and Willow Ware, We. No. 5 Exchange Wt., Portland, Me. mai*23dtiu TYLER, LAMB & CO., Manufacturers of HOOTS AM) SHOTS, and Dealer* in Feather and Findings, have removed to 37 & 39 UNrON STREET, (former place of business previous to lire,) where with improved facilitie s for manufacturing, they feel oo. lUlcut that they can make it an object to the trade to lavor them vv itli their patronage. Portland, March 1, lb67. mch.odtm SMITH «l LOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, Iron Dooi'H mid Vnnlfa, Iron NEiuttrrM, lloiwtiii" iflncliitics, anil Buildm’ Iron Work Cnurall). 57 Devonsliiro Strft<>t, Holton. AM MI SMITH, f'eb‘J8d8m* JOSliPH LOVETT. Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney aud Counsellor at Law, ROODV IIOINF, COR. CONGRESS AND CnESTNUT STREETS, febHdtf Portland. WALTER COREY & CO, Manufacturers and Dealers in FURNITURE 2 Looking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, dc. Ulapp’n Block, Kinmbit Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut,) FebCdtf PORTLAND. WILLIAM A. I'KAIKJE, PLUMBER! 11 AKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Witiitt, Told and Nhowcr Bafliw, Wnuli Bowk, Brans and ttilrer Fluted Cocks. Every description of 'Wafer Fixture tor Dwelling , Houses, Holds and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., nr- 1 ranged and set up in the best manner, and ail orders in town or country faithfully executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes uud Sheet Lead and Bee” Pumps of all kinds. Also. Tiu Itooliiu, Tin CotuluclorM and work in Ilia; line done in the best manner. SUsT 'All kinds of Jobbing promptly at ended to. NO. ISO 1'OlllH ST., Portland, Me. jau 15 d.'im IP. II. WOOD d sox, BROKERS, Xo. 17S-Fore Street. »y7 ll_ G ODD Alt D & HASKELL, LAWYERS, NO. 11» FHEE KTIIllIiT, PORTI.AND, yy" Particular at Lem ion given to BtinVrnptry ap plications an«l proceedings under the new Bankrupt act of Congress O. W. QOUUARD. T. H. HASKELL. Portland, March 5,18t»7. mchCdtf A. W1LIIUH & CO., No 112 Trcmout Street, lioston, Im potters and Dealers in WELSH ANB AMERICAN Roofing Slates ! grsgr'All colors aud dating nails. Carefdl attention paid to shipping. marlSdCm HOLDEN-& PKABOJbYT Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, Office, 22U 1-2 Congress Street, Near the Court flouso. _A. b. HOLDEN. seprurn n. C. TEA BODY. JOHN E. DOW, Jr., Counsellor and Attorney at Law, And Solicitor in Bankruptcy, JAUNCEY COURT, 4.1 Wall Nirrcl, - New York City. Uy^Coinjaissioncr for Maine and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtf McCOBB & KINGSBURY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, have removed to the olJlce occupied by them bo lore the lire, in JOSE ELOhK, No. :js lixeliange Street, inthlteodlin* 0|i|>oiii, alar Post Office. J. & C. J. BAWBOUIt, DEALERS IN Hoyt's Premium Patent Ilivetted Oak and Hemlock Leather Elelting, Lace Ijeather and IIcwp Pactcinp. Rubber Bolling, Haase, ktcHU Patching, 1 Inlhaug, Arc., Arc. „ , No. 8 Exchange Street, Feb7so.l8m POB1LAND, ME. SP'SeuU your orders lor Job Work to Dully Pres links COPA StTNEllSHIP. Copartnership Notice. fplIE undersigned having formed a Copartnership X under the firm name of J. W. STOCKWELL & CO, Will carry on the manufacture and sale ot HYDRAULIC CEMENT PIPE, la calibrr from 3 lo 11 iurhra, FOR DRAINS, SEWERS, STENCH-TRAPS,MILL FLUMES, CHIMNEYS, WELLS, HOT and COLD AIR FLUES, Ac., —AT THI— Portland Cement Pipe Works, 103 Danfortli street, PORTLAND, ME. These Pipes are altogether ahead of those made of brick, because they are Miuooilicr, wore dura ble,-easily laid, and cheaper. They cost leas thau halt as much as lead or iron, and do not rust or corrode in any length oi time, but will deliver water any distance, as pure and sweet as when it loaves the fountain s head. They are used in New ^ ork City, Albany, Brook lyn. llaitfonl, Spiin^field, and many other cities, towns and Milages. The Western li. K., Connecticut Rivor, Rockville, ar.d liar Herd & Springfield Railroads use them lor cu verts, Af. Justin Sachet t, Sui>erintcndent of Streets, Spring field, Mass.; Mi ton A. Clyde, R. R. Contractor; Ed \vm Chase, Civil Engineer, Holyoke, Mans.; liquid Harris, Esq., Pres. Conn. R. K.; Saiu’l Bowles; Esq., Smith & Wesson, Wasson & Co., Jessup & Lallin, Paper Manuiaclurorsj Westfield, Mass., among ma ny otherj, cun tell of its merits. Engineers, -ircbitect*. Manufacturers and Bald ness men who have UBod or seen this Pipe, adopt it, forxtbey KNOW it is a GOOD THING. Samples can be teen at IIANMON A- DOW’M, 54 i-'J tnisn Mm l, Portland, Ms., our an Uiori/ed Agents. Orders left ihcre or at thoFactory will receive prompt attention. J. W. STOCK WELL, CALVIN STOCK WELL. ieb26 codtt Dissolution of Copartners-hlp! rpilE firm ol' Davis Brothers lathis day dissolved 1 liy mmu;il cobs u|. All demands against paid tirm Kill be settled by Hall L. Davis, who will con tiuuo the business at No. 200 bore Street. HEOUUE K. DAVIS, _ HALL L, DAVIS. fi n Hall I.. Davis Will occupy the new store No. 63 Exchange Street about April 1st, 1867. Portland, March 22,18«7. mar23d3w Copartnership Notice. fpHE undersigned have formed a copartnership X under the name of Small &■ Sliackford, For the purpose of carrying ou the BOOK-BINDING Business in all its branches at 04 JOxchanjfo Street, (Over Lowell & Senter’s Nautical Store.) Binding done for Booksellers, Publishers,Libraries, <£c, etc, on the most favorable terms. l fr“tlusi( . Magazines and Periodicals bound with neatness and dispatch. fcir-All work entrusted to our care shall receive our persona! attention. Ebwaiid Small. James H. Shackfokd. marSOdtf Copartnership Notice. AP. ItlOKCGAN has this day retired Irom the . firm oi MORGAN. DYER & CO. in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, aud the business hereafter will bo conducted under the firm name of “Richardson, Dyer & Co.," At the old stand, Wo. 143 Commercial Street, Where they will continue the General Wholesale business in W. I. Goods, Groceries, Flour and Pro visions. R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNA FORD. Feb 2—d.‘3m Dissolution of Copartnership rpiIE conartnership lieretotore existing under the L uainriftu CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons liold ng bills against the firm, are requested to present tli. ni tor.payment, and those indebted will please call and settle 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM G. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the hue itore No. 337 Congress Street, will continue tlio business, and will Lee]» constantly on liand PIANO FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Steinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manufacturer's LOWEST PRICUN. Also, a good assortment, of QRGANS and MELODE ONS OLD 1'IANOS taken in exchange. Orders lor tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. %VBI. G. TWOMBLY. November 2G, 18G6. dtf BUILDING. TO BUILDERS. PERSONS wishing .or Spruce Dimension Frames for early Spring business, will do well to leave their orders at once with STEVENM A niEBBILL, at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near loot of Maple Street, where can always be found a large Stock ol Pine, Spruce, Walnut. Chest nut and butternut Lumber, Clapboards, Shingles, Liiiks, Ax., Arc. Also—Doors, Blinds, Window Frames ami Window Sashes, glazed and unglazed, at lowest prires. KST* Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL. ♦eb 11 d2m ABUUITECTUItE ft RNGINBBBI1IG. Messrs. AN DERSON. BONN ELL * CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in futuie carry on Architecture with their business as Engineers. Par ties intending to build are invited lo call at theii office, No, 306 Congress street, and examine eleva tion.- and plans ol churches, hanks, stores, blocks ol buildings, $-c. j 12 wmThTwalkmr, 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot o! Maple Street. General Agent lor the State ior II. W . JOHNS’ Improved Roofing, For buildings ol all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECKING. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing all kinds oi rools. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT lor iron and wood work, Metal Roofs, Ax. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leak-, sliingled roofs. BLACK VARNISH, for Ornamen tal Iron work &c. Full descriptions, c rcular, prices, Arc. furnished by mail or on application at the office, where samples and testimonials can be seen. sep12dtf 1867. SPUING. 1867. WOODMAN, TRUE & CO., Having this day removal to the spacious warehouse erected upon THEIR OLD HITE, Nos. 54 & 50 MIDDLE STREET, Would respectfully invite the attention of purchasers to their large, now and artractive stock of DRY GOODS, Woolens, ami Small Wares. Agents tor Maine for Gray’s Patent Molded Collar. Also a full assortment of all the leading makes and styles of Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Paper Goods, in cluding the Acw Linen Finish Collar with Caff* to lflntch. Agrnts lor Maine for the SINGER SEWING MACHINE. H OO0NAN, TIIUE A CO. Portland, March 4,1S07. dtf I>KERING, MILKIKEN & CO., - JOBBEBS OE - DRY GOODS, - AND - WOOLENS, navo this day removed to the new and spaoious store . erected for them 58 and OO Middle St., On the Old Si to occupied by them previous to tlio great tire. Portland, March lf». tf “ J. T LEWIS & OO., Manufacturers and Jobbers of CLOTHING! HAVE REMOVED TO THE 2d, 3d and 4tli Stories of 58 * OO MIDDLE STREET, Over OJEERINCS, 1HILLIKEM ft CO.»8. l3P"“Coat, Pant, and Vest Makers Wall,u March 18. dim FA 1X TS AX 1> OILS, Drugs, Medicines, Dye - studs, VV inclow Grluss, AtlENTB10R Forest Fiver «t- Warren Lead Co.’s CRAFT* A IVII.l.lAliN, Nos. 6 and 0 Commercial Wharf, Boston. Peel—TuTliStly___ Notice. THK Coopers of Portland respectftilly inform their employers and the public generally, that on and after April 1st, 181,7. they will demand $3,80 per day for trimming. March 28, 1867. dlw* KEitio vails. R EJ M O VA L Small, Davis & Pomeroy, Have removed to their new and spacious storo, EVANS 145 Slidtlle street, Oppo itc Freo, and are now opening tor tlio spring trade, a lull hue of fancy goods, Dress and Cloak Trimmings, Gloves, Hosiery, <£r. With our increased facilities we slial! claim togive our customers all the ndvani age of the best Boston and New York House*. On as. Small, S. G. Nay is, W. Y. pi.Ml ROY. March It, 1807. marl2U4w REMOVAL . Stevens, Lord & Haskell, Have this day removed to the New Store Nes. 54 & 50 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 «th, 18G7. iuar7dtf Jssy R~E~M~0~V A /“/ FAIRBANKS’ HTAiVDlRD Patent Money Drawers / Rubber ard Ivory Handled Table (Jutkry ROGERS’ 8C.ISSOKS —AND— GENERAL HARDWARE, At KING & DEXTEli’S, 173 middle and IIS federal Street*. febis d:;ra ~R E M O 'y A L.! F. G.~BICD, Mercantile Job Printer Has removed from tlio junction of Free and Middle Streets, to the commodious rooms Cor. of Exchange atul Fore Streets OVER NEW MERCHANTS* EXCHANGE, where, with Increased facilities, every description of FlltftT C Id A 81 H Mercantile Job Printing! will be promptly executed at the Lowest Living Prices ! I Portland, March 19,18G7. 2weod KEMO VAir r The undersigned having removed from Moulton street to their ISTEW STORE, ]Vo.6 HxcliaiiKC Street, would invite the public to examine our large stock of House, Ship and Parlor Stoves, IVe linve tor Mule the P. P. Nicwart’s Cooking n:itl Pnrlor Stove*, fbirdmi ChilMon’ft new Cooking Stove; nUo u now Cooking Stove milled the JP EE It E ESS, said to be the best Cooking Stove now manufactured. We are Agents lor tlio WcGrcjjor New Furnaces, both PORTABLE and BRICK, and give our personal attention to setting them up. We warrant it the Best Furimee ever offered for sale ic Ibis market. Grateful to our triends and p ;troa» for past patron age, would solicit a continuation ,,t the same. O. ill. A II. W. K A Niff. ‘ rochldlf R JC M O V A I-j ! A. E. WEBB, Merchant rJ?«iloi*, Has Removed to his New Rooms, No. ;i Free Street .flock, Febl2 OverChadbourn & KondalL dlf B E M O V A Ij. JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public A CoinuiiNj«iouer of Deed*, Has removed to Clapp’s New Block. COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer’s Fruit Store.) dlf K JbJ M OVAL,! W. II. JLT.IFFOMJB, Counsellor at Law, And Solicitor of Patents, Has Removed to Corner of B own and Congress Streets, jalg_BUOWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf Harris & Waterhouse, JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 2d 18041. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Capa, and Eure,liave removed to their New Store, No, 12 Exchange Street, F. R. HARRIS. de-ttf J. E. WATERHOUSE. JAM 84 H.O* *: viLaodi 7k7. Dearer in • Watches, Jewelry, .Masonic Regalia, ami Mili tary Goods. No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Oaiei. ly f H PACKARD, BookscU. r ami Stationer, may be • found at No. 2u7 Congress St.*, corner oi' Oa» St. jull6tt RS. WEBSTER ir GO., can be tound ai the store • oi 0. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we offer a gor'd assortment of Clothing and Furnishing Goods at low prices. jul 1C QMITH & REED. Counsellors at Law, Morton ^ Block, Congress St. Same entrance as l: S. Ar my offices. lylJdtl' rpMfc KAKTERWJRAPBKWS tlO.are now A permanently located at No. 21 Free fttivet. and prepared to do Express Business over all lire Rail road and Steamboat ro. tes in the State, and West by P. S. & P., Eastern and Boston Maine Road to Boston, connecting there with Expresses to all parts ot the country, For the convenience ot our customers on Commer cial and Pore streets, an order book tor Height Calls whl be kept at oflice of Canadian Express Co., No. — Fore street. ,1 N. WINSLOW jv24 tt New York Spring Style Hats! CAN BE FOUND AT PERRY’S, 290 Congress St., op. Preble House. March 1C. d3w S. WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY! HAVINO moved into our now store, neat door be low our old stand, and fitted it lor a FIRST CLASS RUOCtiltV, wo Leg leave to return our thanks to our numerous [i at ions for vast favors, and inform them and the oiib ic generally, that whUcendeavi.rfug to maintain our reputation lor veilin'; the best of BEEF, and all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, we hare added to •nr stock a clio'ee variety id pure groceries, and hone by selling the best of goods At 1 he Con-rat Cash I*vice, ! to merit a fair share oi patronage. The same atten tion us nerctoiore paid to orders for Meaty and Ve'»e tables f ir dinners. Cart will call for order* everv morulngIt desired. S WINSLOW <fc CO. No. 28 Spring Street Market. * WINSLOW. c. E. page. January 11. dBm JS IT HO US OXIDE GAS / Aiafo and pleasant Anesthetic intlio extraction of Teetb. A lininistered every TIi'ESDAV AND FRIDAY —uv— Dr» Kimball & Prince. Dentists, No. Olnpp’a Block, Coiimra, Street, leb.idtf_PORTLAND, Me. O UT OF THE FIFE ! B. F. SMITH & SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —AT— NO. lO MARKET SQUARE. *“«o__ _ n dtt L*!'JrI,N PlilllCE, Attorney, and Counsellor at Law, No. a Clapp* Block. julal IrtSil'ICANCfe Tlte Best Investment! 5-20’s & 7-30’slTs. Gov’t Bonds AKE GOOD ! BUT A POLICY WITH THE GREAT Mutual Life Ins, Co., Ol New York, IS BETTER! Cash Assets, Feb. 1 $18,500,000 ; J,v. ruiiK .n Bond. are Kxciupt fr.iH Taxation, so with Money in to. ted in a Life Policy ! If von have *00. $100 or $1,000 to •pare, or to in \est. there is nowhere you can place it #o securely or so adv intagcously as with 11iis Great Co. Govt. I llonils may he lost, stolen or destroyed by lire, as many have been. A Life Policy if destroyed, stolen, or lost, may be restored, and iu no ease will there be any osy of the money paid. Foi the book man it is tho best savings bank; tor the rich it is the saiest investment, > tabling more than any other. Any one having doubts may be satisfied by calling at our Olhee. J ® Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. Tho tallowing statement of Policies, taken out at this Agency and now in toree, show the large in crease, or tltvuunds, overlhc-payments in these lew Many others, with rcierenoes. can be lor mslied if desired: No of Sum Ain’t of Diviuend Prea. val. Policy. Insured. Prem. Pd. Additions. ofPoliev. 518 $3500 $2252,25 $2740,22 $0240,22 C3G 500 261,23 376,02 875,02 4146 1000 553,90 685,93 1065,93 7767 6000 3699,20 4836,67 12,636,87 7862 5000 2608,00 3217,84 8217.o4 10325 1000 359,80 544.52 1544,52 10793 3000 1006,20 1579,53 4 597,53 12110 1500 410,93 623,24 2123,64 These cases are made up to Fob. I. 184IO. An other Dividend is now to be added. Do not fail to apply at the Agency ol W. I>. LITTLE & Co, No 70 Commercial St, near the Old custom Holme. Won Forfeiting, Endowment, Ten Year, uiid nil other Forum of Policin' nre is •turd by iIiim Company, on mere favor able advantage* than by any other. This Co. Issued during the laM 12 months, 13.343 Policies being 1.000 mor • than issued by any oilier Co. in this country. Cash received tar PREMIUMS $5,342,812. Receipts for 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. cartful not to confound the name qf this Co. with others similar. leblodtf lirs UliAKCE NOTICE. FOYE, COFFIN & SWAN, UNDERWRITEKS, —AND— General Insurance Agents, have retnrned to their ohl stand, Ocean insurance Co.’s Block, KXCIIAWOE ATKEET. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panies iu all depart incuts of insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. febl3dtf PURELY MUTUAL I THE New England Mutual life Insurance Comply, OP BOSTON, MASS. Orqanizsd 16-13. Cash Assets, January 1, 1867, $4,706,030. Cosh Dividends of 1864-5, now in course ot' payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,000. Losses Paid in I860, 314,000. Total Losses Paid, 2,337,000. Income for 1866, 1,776,000. KIT*Annual Distributions in Cash, -fr* 50 Local Agents Wanted, and also Canvassers can niaKe good arrangements to work tor tho above Co. Apply to ItmiS MUM, A NON', leiodlt Cenerai Agents tor Maine, Biddelbrd, Me. Life & Accidental Insurance. TIIE HARTFORD Accident Insurance Comp’y, OF HARTFORD, CONN. Thob. J. Tail, President. C. C. Kimball, V. Prest. Cash Capital, $300,000. Tiie most important and advantageous features Dffjtnally established by this company. For parti, ulars apply to JON. II. WEBNTER, Agent, marl9-od2w» ' 10 South Street. TIIEPHCENIX Insurance Company ! OP HARTFORD, CONN. Capital. 8000,000. Cash Assets Jan.l, ’67, $1,103,467,00 Surplus over Capital, $500,000. Will Iiiftnrc all CSooil Property nt the low est Current Itute*. IF. JJ. LITTLE at* CO., Aff’ts, inr22 No 79 Commercial Street. dtl B KMOV A §j \ Sparrow’s Insurance Office is this (lay removed from No. 80 Commercial Street, to the new and commodious rooms NO. 66 EXCHANGE STREET, IN THE CUMBERLAND BANK BUILDING, where lie is now prepared to place insurance, in all its forms, and for any amount, in companies second to no others on tlio globe, and on tlie most favorable terms. Scfr* Parties preferring first class insurance, are res pectfully invited to call. November 5. IMG. dtf LW. Twombley, General Insurance Broker, . would inform his many friends aud tho nubl'c generally that he is prepared to continue the insur ance Busin ssas a Broker, and can place Fire, Life and Marine Insurance to «ny extent in the best Com P nics in tlie United States. All business entrusted to my c re shal be failliiu ly attended to. Office at (J. M. bice’s Paper Store, No. 183 Fore St, where orders can be left. iuliGti ORGAN Ann Mtlodeon manufac tory IYo. 15 Chcslnul i» POBTLAND,l Me. WILLIAM P. HASTINGS IS now nctmcd to attend to llio wants of his forme t Iiatronsand cuslomorH. and the puldic generally The superior character of Ids instruments, especially his UPRIGHT ORGANS* which in style ot finish resemble tho upright Piano, is too well known to require an extended notice. He will keen on hand a full assortment of instruments ot the Most Approved Styles and Fattens, - AND AT - Price* Within the Bench of All !! and trusts tVnt the froi erior excellence of tone, as well as tit ' excellence ol his workmanship, may, as here, commend him to the public favor anti pat ronage. September 17. IfcCG. eodX:\rtl Winslow’s Machine Works ARE now locate*] on Cross Street rear of our form er Shop on Union Street, and we are prepared to do Maeh ine Work, Forging, Steam, Water and Gas Pipingr, On the most favorable terms, and at the shorlcst no tire. Strain healing by high or low pressure, we make one of our sue dallies. Our long exjtcrlence in this line ( having first class workmen, ) enables us to give good satisfaction to our customc a, I* n nips wdh plain or Criilranissed Iron pipe furnished ami pal up iu the bent man ner. We havo the Agency of some ot the bost manufac tures ot machinery in the country. *Pnvchasers will do well to call aud examine prico aud list and cata logues. V>. WINStOW & HOHr, Proprietors. Feh 10 dSfawx w2m WILLIAM l’lTZ, Successor to Charles Fobes, House and Ship Painter, fVo. -I Custom II o use Wharf. Painting* executed in all its styles and varieties, with promptness and dispatch. Well known for the past seven teen > ears as an employee of Charles Fobes, a share of his former patronage is solicited. March 27. dOm_____ SOjIIETIIENO NEW! Gusiill's Improved Patent Jack! FOB MANOFAOTl'BIKO BOOTS AND SHOES. Boot and Shoe makers will do well to call at C. J. WALKER & CO.’S, NO, 40 UNION STREET, And purchase an instrument which will facilitate their work, that will preve nt their hind of work from iuiuring their iteai'h and from shortening their days. The low price ef the .Jack puts it within reach of every shoemaker in the and. &ST" Cali a d see for yourselves. March 23. IK07. dtf D EH COIN & WEBB, Attorneys and Councilors, at tint Boody House, corner ol Congress tuid Chcstnutslreets. jy26 DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND. Saturday M ruing. March 30, 1867. Democracy a. Dc««,„ by JelTccoa. In the Argus or Tuesday last we find the following: Democrats prefer tint statement of the principles of Democracy as given by Jeffers,,,, in bis inaugural address and endorsed by the Democratic party of to-dav. Those are the principles the Democratic party have support ed from the beginning and they will not desert them now when most rudely trampled under loot by the dominant party. Dare the Press publish Jefferson’s statement Of Democratic pruciples and thus allow its readers to com pare them with the acts of its own party? We think not. Having suggested that our contemporary republish an article from the Press, he replies in Thursday’s Issue: The Press asks us to publish its column-and a-nalf leader on the Democracy as it was and as it is. We fully appreciate the modesty of the request (oarticularly as the Press declined to publish Jefferson’s statement of Democratic principles which would not occupy a quarter of a column), and we are sorry to be obliged to say that in our opinion wo have ail abundance ot much bettor matter for the space it would require. Our contemporary is exceedingly out in bis reckoning, in supposing we were afraid or de clined to publish the extract from President Jefferson’s first inaugural, to which ho reiers. The truth is, to borrow a very common West ern phrase, Jefferson is “our hold,” politically speaking. He was the founder of the democ racy to which for long years we have been de voted, and to tho defence of which we have brought what little of talent we possess. Jefferson was a thoroughly anti-slavery man. He despised the institution and all its legitimate fruits, from the depths of his sold. Ho believed in the people, had faith in tho people, and opposed all combina tions, aristocracies, oligarchies, monopolies and parties that weie gotten up or that had grown up in opposition to the best Interests of the people. Such was Thomas Jefferson. He hated treason and ignored traitors, and hence, though Aaron Burr was Vice Presi dent under him, he was opposed to Burr, regarded him as a traitor and an enemy of the people, and was charged by Burr and his friends with organizing the influence that brought the arch rebel of that day to trial. The friends of Mr. Jefferson of the ptesent age, for the last half dozen years, like him, have been opposing traitors, while those very traitors and their friends, in the North as well as the South, have all the time claimed, like Burr and his friends, to be the true guardians of Democracv! The Argus thinks we are afraid to publish Mr. Jefferson's words. The truth is, when we wrote the article on “Democracy as it was and as It Is,” we regretted that we had not the extract referred to be fore us, that we might place each of its emphatic propositions in plain contrast with the Democracy of to day, and in the absence of it we felt the disadvantage nnder which we necessarily labored. But as our neigh bor has misinterpreted the act, we have taken pains lo look up the extract, and herewith we give It word for word, simply dividing it into sentences, and prelacing each article of this succinct. political creed by a numeral in brackets, for tho convenience of utter refer ence. The extract Is from the first Inaugural of President Jefferson, and reads as follows: ■‘About to outer, fellow-citizens, on the exor cise of duties which comprehend everythin'' dear and valuable to you, it is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our Govornment, and, consequent ly, those which ought to shape its administra tion. I will compress them within the narrow est compass they will bear; stating the general principle, bat not all its limitations. U-] "Vqual and exact justice to all men of whatever state or persuasion, religious or no iitioal; * [2.] “Peace, commerce, and honest friend ship with all nations, entangling alliances with none; . L;i J “The support of the state governments 111 all their rights, as the most competent ad ministration lor our domestic concur us, and tho surest bulwarks against anti-republican ten dencies; |4.J “The preservation of the General Gov ci union t in its whole constitutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our peace at home und saiety abroad; , l*j “A jealous care of the right ot elections by tho people; Lu.j A mild and safe corrective of abuses wmch are lopped by the sword of revolution where peuca‘4e remedies are unprovided; L7.J ■ Absolute acquiescence in the decisions of the majority, tho vital principle of republic* lroui which is no appeal but to force, the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism; [«.J ‘A well disciplined militia, our best reli ance in peace, and ior the first moments of war till regulars may relieve them; ’ |9. j ‘it he supremacy of tho civil over the mil itary authority; [10.] ‘ Economy in the public expense, that labor may be lightly burdened. [11.] "The honest payment of our debts and sacred pieservaiion of the public faith; [Ei.J “Encouragement of agriculture, and ot commerce us its handmaid; [13.J "The diffusion of information, and ar raignment of all abuses at the law of public reason; [14.] “Freedom of religion, freedom of tho press, and freedom of the person, under the protection of the habeas corpus; [16.] "And trial by juries impartially select ed. “These principles form tho bright constella tion which has gone before us, and guided our steps through an age of revolution and refor mation. The wisdom of onr sages and blood of onr heroes have been devoted to their attain ment. They should be the creed of our politi cal faith, the text ot civil instruction, tho touch stone by which to try the services of those we trust; aud should we wander from them in mo ments of error or alarm, let us hasten to retrac e our steps, and to regain the road which alone leads to peace, liberty and safety" Mr. Jefferson has laid down other maxims of equal importance; for example: “A wise “and frugal government which shall restrain “men front injuring one another,” and which “shall leave them otherwise free toregulate “their own pursuits of industry and improve ment, and shall not take from the mouth of “labor the bread it has earned.” There doctrines were laid down by the au thor ot the Declaration of Independence, for a time of peace, as “the text of civil instruc tion,” and in such times ot peace, with no dangers threatening the overthrow of the in stitutions and principles to the attainment of which ‘-the wisdom of our sages and the blood of our heroes had been devoted,” he would not—nor would his followers—depart from them. At such a time he could say: “If there “beany among as who would wish to dissolve “this Union, or to chango its lepubiicau form, “let them stand, undisturbed, as monuments “ot the safety with error of opinion “may be tolerated where reason is lett free to “combat it.” But Mr. Jefferson was a practical man as well as a profound theorist. His “essential principles of government” were, as we have said, "the lext of civil instruction,” to be ap pealed to when the ciyil functions of the gov ernment were undisturbed by rebellion, in surrection or war. As he said, he “slated the general priuelple but not all its limitations.”— One of these limitations he did state with em phasis, in a letter to Mr. Colvin in 1810, as follows: the question you propose, whether circum stances do not sometimes occur, which make it a duty in officers of high trust, to assume authorities beyond the law, is easy of solution in principle, but sometimes embarrassing in practioe. A strict observance of tlie written Taws is doubtless one of the high duties of a good citizen; but it is not the highest. The la we of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obliga tion. To lose onr country by a scrupulous ad herence to written law, would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property and all those who arc enjoying them with us; thus ab surdly sacrificing the end to the means. When wicked men, like Aaron Burr in 1805, or like Jefferson Davis in 1861, conspire to undermine and overthrow the Government, which “should be preserved iu all its consti tutional vigor, as the sheet anchor of our “peace at home and safety abroad,” Mr. Jefferson would deal witli them in no kid glove or milk-and-water spirit, for to the ques tion whether an executive officer was justifi ed at such times “in seizing notorious con spiritors,” he emphatically answered: “There “can be but two opinions; one of the gnllty “and their accomplices, the other of honest “men.” Having shown the Arpus that it entirely misjudged in supposing we dare not pub lish the political creed of Mr. Jefferson we trust that paper will now give its readers the benefit of the Bam* extract*,without mutilation or abridgement. We recollect that during a political canvass some three and a half years since, our coutempoiary attemptel to Rive what It was pleased to stylo “Jetferso.i's Touchstone, and with a preface conveying the impression that ho was fairly presenting “the essential principles of government” as laid down by the Illustrious statesman of 1801 he commenced with the proposition number ed 13in the above,and studiously excluded from the “touchstone” all that precedes that sen tence. Will Le now repair the wrong lie then did and atone tor tiro imposition practiced upon his readers at that time, by giving, un mutilated and uuabiidged, the touchstone by which we are willing to test the Democracy of to-day, and by which the friends of that Democracy should be wilting to stand or fall? 1 he “Werl«l” nud ili«- Negro. When we speak of the World In connec tion with tho Alricun race on this cont ncnt, we don t mean tho material or the spiritual world, and much less the religious world; hut we have in view the New York World, which claims to bo 'the great Democratic oigau of this country. A great change has indeed come over the spirit of its dreams! W ho hugs the negro now? Who pia^s loud dalli ance now? Who coaxes and wheedles now ? “liout-tout, dame Elspelli,” said Tilth, "fear ye nathing Irae Christie; toads keep their ain holes clean. You kirk-folk make sic a lash crio about men shifting a wee- bit for their living. Our border-lairds would ride with few men at their back, if a’ the light-handed lads were out o’ gate.” '■Better they roie wi’ naue than distress the country-side the gait they do,” said dame Elspeth. ■'But wha is to baud back the Southron, then,” said Tibb, if yo tako away the lances and broadswords? I trow wo auld wiescouldnu do that wi’ rock and wheel,and as little the monks wi’ bell and book.” libb racket was right. And how can the Southern negroes be held hack when the lances and broad swords—and more than these—when tl»e plantation whips are taken from the hands of their masters '.' That’s the great question which puzzles Southern rebels and upsets the philosophy of such Northern politicians as manage the World, liut Lite “dough-faces” of the No. lh ate lull of ex pedients and their “ugly mugs” flatten away and gently yield when they come iu contact with sharp corners. Hear, oh ye Democrats and be astonished ye rebels and traitors, how this great organ brands as false ouo of Hie doctrines in your political creed! it says: As regards the popular notion of the odor ot the negro, it may oc positively Slated that be, iu this resj.eet,is like tae wluto—a clean negro beiug free from it, and a foul ouo cursed by it. In view of such a confession, we ask in all seriousness what i3 the once great Democrat ic party to do tor perfumeryFcr more than a quarter of century the wire-pullers of that party have not ceased to prate about that “odor” and to hold it up to the noses of their political friends as the “most villainous com pound that ever olleuded nostril.” N’ow the World gives it all up aud confesses the negro smells as sweet as a white democrat wlieu both keep themselves clean That’s good.— We like it, and are not without hope that the Wurld will yet uiako other confessions equal ly astonishing. It may be hard for the Democrats to give up this odor with which they have pointed so many morals and adorned so many talcs, yet an attempt must be wane to obtain the negro votes, North and South, ior without them they must iorever remain in a hope.ess minor ity where no “loaves or Ashes” are to be had. What great changes a little time oiteu works! How bravely alter.d are the notions of the democratic organ! When the riots took plate in New York city in 1303 when so muuy ne groes were maimed and murdered, tiow did the World tala then? Oh, then tuey did not smell as sweet iu Democratic nostrils as they do now! Of course not. Then- prospects 01 voting over the country were not so bright then as they are now, and hence the wondcr lul change. But this astonishing change in the IKoWcTa opinions is not contincd to ibe ‘ odor” which has given point to so much Democratic wit in past years,hut it goes deeper than the skin and penetrates quite to the heart of the once des pised negro. Hear it, O ye Hemoorats and open wide your eats in wonder and aslonish meut! It says: As a race tho negroes of New York, consid ered from a police point of view, ate a belter class ot citizens tnau the lower grades ol whites. As just remarked, u negro or uogress is sometimes boruglit before the couns for theft; occasionally a black man is arraigned for outrage; and very rarely for drunkenness or inuraer. but as a class, the negroes give the police compara tively little trouble. This ts the almost univer sal testimony mike ui patronaen, sergeants, captains auu supertnlcuucuts; ana wc publish it us at least au approximation to tue truth. ‘‘The uegroes a better class of citizens than the lower grades of whites I” We can readily believe that. They are so, not only in New York city, but in all cities and towns all over the country North and South. But it seems to us that the ‘‘lower grades of whites” must feel that they are wounued in the house of their own triends by such confessions of this journal which aspires to he tho *'head-ceutre” of Demociacy. We would ask the World in all candor, if the Democratic party tioes not receive irow the “lower grades of whites” in New York city a large portion of tho votes which usually make up their thirty thousand majority on election days? We believe sueli is the fact. These are cruel stabs from thi. head-centre of Democracy. To sink its white political friends belotv tire “colored popula tion’ is a severe blow upon them. But we cau assure me managers ol what is I HI ol the Democratic party, that the negroes are so far above the “lower grades of whites-’ in shrewd toss, patriotism and loyalty that their votes cannot be had lor them, however sweet they may call them, or however closely they may hug them. Tho negroes know much heller than the “poor whites” and quite as well us the demagogujs who are now seeking thet*" votes, who their friends are, and dencud upon it they will govern themselves accordingly. Although many of them can neither read nor write, yet their eyes and ears have been open to the history of their country and ei pceially to the record of the Democratic par ty duriug the last few years. Demagogues base not the power to strike them blind nor stop their ears. The Democratic managers put too low an estimate upon tl.e character of the ne groes of this country, if they for one moment suppose they can solt soap them into voting lor a party that lias always kept them in Imud age and would do so now if it had Uie power. The negroes know well enough how the land lies. Among them are hundreds and thou sands ol intelligent, shrewd men whose imiu euce is great over their brethren, and cannot bo counteracted nor overcome by ajl the aits ol demagogues North or boulh. Traitors at one end of our country, or sympathizers at the other, may just as well liaug their harps upon the willows and weep for lost political pow er, as to attempt to play any music that can tickle tho ears ol’tlie negroes, 'i'beir political harps aro strangely out ol tune. Our rcivni war has played the devil with their string ' and its miserable jargon lulls dead on the eaf of the nation. Its power has departed ami the quick ears of the negroes hear nothing in its walling and discordant cadences but the dealli-kuell of the Democratic party. b. Military Salaries. Hie pay aud allowances of the gon tleineu who weal- stars aud shoulder-straps in , yur ar my on its peace looting arc reported to ho as follows:—General Grant, 818,130; Lieut, Gen eral Sherman, *14,184; Major Generals Hal leck, Meade, Sheridan and Thomas, *7,V17 each; Brigadier General. McDowell, IW craus,&e., #5,517 each; Colonels, $4,500 oa. li; Lieut Colonels, *3,«H; Majors, *3,705; Ca|» tains, *3,04* 1st Lieutemint*, *3,713, aud 7d Lieutenants, *3,053. —-It seems from the following, that i l>a* southern Kouudhead," the fighting, Pr»y '"*• rebel hero, Stonewall Jackson, was soni.'tm »• guilty of a good thiiur. At a council of^J**®_ alsrarly in the war, one remarked that 1 was wounded, and would not be able to 1** form a duty that it was pionosed to assign bin . “Wounded!” said Jackson. If it really is so. 1 think it niii9t have been by an accidental dis charge of his duty. Plastic Nlalr—agfila, h, Tmxi. Some weeks ago we made a request, that some disinterested person, who has the means of a correct opinion upon the subject, would do us and the public the favor to say whether the extraordinary claims put tortli in the ad vertisements of the ‘\New York Plastic State Company,” in behalf of the material they have patented for covering roofs and other purposes, are, or are not true in fact, but as yet our article has called forth no response.— The most which we have been aide personally to ascertain, are 'he statements of a gentle man farmer in Norway, Oxford Co., who in forms us that last summer lie covered the roofs of some of his buildings with the mate rial, and tliat il answers the descriptions put forth iu the advertisements, which he had no ticed in the N. E. farmer,at Boston. He pur chased the requisite quantity of slate Hour of a licensed manufacturer in Sskowhcgan, which he mixed w ith coal tar, to the cousisteucy of common lime mortar, and, alter covering tire roots with paper leiting, applied the piaster very thin with a trowel; from that time to this it has been impervious to Water, ami Is not affected by heat or cold. lie thinks of applying it to his bam the coming sprio".— Other persons in Norway, we understand, have used it with like success. Ho says it costs about as much as roofing w ith the licst pine shingles. Of course, if it hardens into solid slate, it must last much longer, and be a protection to the building from lire lulling up on ii. We are inclined to the opinion Lhat it is no humbug, but that it may be found a val uable thiug. Iu our former article we express ed the suspicion, lhat if tire particles ol slate .were held together by the viscid proporty of the coal tar, that property would disappear with the evaporation of the tluid under the in fluence of the sun and weather, and that then the slate would disintegrate and crumble to pieces. Other persons, it seems, have enter tained the same suspicion; for we notice in the N. E. Farmer of March llth, a.communi cation from J. M. Alien, the clerk ot the com pany, who answers this objection suited by Mr. Norman Ntone of fitch burg, Mass._ The testimony of Mr. Alien is Interested, and not therefore such as wo have solicited; nev ertheless, we leel it due to tbe subject, since we have introduced it in these columns to let our readers see wUat lie says. \\ e therefore give below the gist of Us reply to Mr. Stone: "Will the Plastic Slate dissolve, or the parti cles ot state separate from cacli oilier alter .lie Ur has all passed away? Well, 11 niuk it must do one of two things. It must gradually sepa rate, or it must gradually solnliiy. if the par ticles oi slate separate, fund they surely will unless there is something besides lur to hold them together) theu it is but a temporary cov eimg; but if they unite- ami petrny so as to compose a solid out ot mustic, teen it must be permanent and of lUestiiimli.e value. At this l'biut hundreds of intelligent men have stood. They say—‘‘this j oint must be settled utliimj tiveiy or X wont invest my money m jt" "Prove it. Prove it.” Well, s r, lake this slate Hour and mix it with coai Ur—non make it in to a cake aud lay it in the grate right uu tbe red coals, let it burn till rt is all red and mil burn uo more. What have you got? A cake of solid stone, somuwUat celiuiar, but aon-ab sorbeut aud indes-.rue ible. New lake another Cake aud put iu an oven trio to too de- s of heat—bake it two weeks. W hat is it? A cake ol slate stone, uot so cellular as the other aud incapable of turther change by the elements it is uou-absorhent. Hut what tut it? W hat made it into Slone? J don't know, mile s ilio iicat tliti it. ilio c lit in is i buys ihc ultiiiiiy ol the particle's (or each other, auu their am u lar shape did it. I oon't know. I only kuow it is done. Itut what lias that to uo with roof ing; you don’t calculate to hum vour roof alter it .s spread on it, do you?” W cdl, uo, uot ex actly— hut 1 do calculate to let tne sunshine ou *t sometimes, and that will do just as well— iu tact a goou deal better, because the slower it petnlies tun more solid it will be. Now look at these pieces of a roof that were actually expos ed ou a root three years and hare been around the utfiee lor specimens over cue year, Vou see they are more perfectly petnlieu (Iran those you have prepared. They are solid, strung, slate stone, binding defiance to time ul.u tua elements. The suspicion ot decay cannot uo conjured by your utmost cdlorta. It is aUsotuiedy stone, an., slate stone at that. This was done by natuie's process alone. Ar tificial heat does well. This inkstand front Winch i dip was formed aud baked aud has held ink lor one year, yet l kuow it is not as strong us solar heat would havu made it-but it is strong enough to honi ink forever. Hut one critic says, "i want to see a roof lhat has been covered with it a good many years he'ore 1 will believe.” Very well. Ail you have to do is to wait. Get your life insured ami wait; there are huudrees of roots of Pius u- »|at« “ow growing older, yea. by year, and you il liavo time enough to see them iu tinv years. * l lie laot is, Mr. Stone, all you want to know is, that thii mastic really does change to slato sumc by the action of sun and air. Tnat is the main point, li it do, s not, then regard it as temporary anil of no more value than wooden shingles, except for its li re-proof qualities.. it it does, ihcii regard it as aniviig me beneficent revelations oi our lieavcuiy kutoer, lor the comfort of his children in tuo latter days, when the world shall bo incompar ably more populous and will need all these lately discovered elements of comfort and wealth and many others yet to be revealed. Respectfully, your obedient servant, J. >1. Alien. Ihraosal Min Ichru. Washington, March 15. * * * Two figures stand out in common regard, as the leaders ot llie democratic party side, aud quite as representative as they are individual. The so be they to whom the Bouih stretches its hands (with nothing iu them,) saying: “Bavc* us! pa triots and kinsmen, from too hands of the mer ciless Jacobin! Then will we hold thee and thine to places of power, and once more restore a national legislature wormy oi Kuiboou aud the glorious past!” Btaud out aud strip. MU. JOHN MOUllLSSKY. A neck aua head very like those of Howell Cobb and Toombs, and Hunter, the black, curl ing hair elaborately dressed, falling upon the great trunk of a spine like a handful of hay on a bud’s shoulders; shoulder’s themselves alio 10 block up a lobby and take toll; arms out of which you could make twins; each of them the size of you aud me; a breast tied looks like a biank wall with one great bull’s eye diamond, like a window lightning it up; a man of six ieet, at least, besides lus iWo ample and llat pedals. Look up us you must do into the lace and you remark a low forehead like a barn reef wuh two grey eyes in the eaves, very birdnes ty, aud be tokening that the edifice hasn’t much Out fodder withiu it; a broken nose turned at the luidu'e like a draw bridge; cheek lames that would hide the ears if the ears had not had their share ot gouging and biting; altogeth er a low typo of lace, capable of car icature but not of extenuation.— At some distance, iu the glitter and nebulous light ot the House, the man’s rich hair, and breadth of back give him regard; when you hear him talk in bushful,or wed effected bash lul tones, you wouuer what but obsequiousness could have recoin me tided him to any man of capital, unless it were to teach .‘o ne gamester's trick, or be* some desperate Instrument. His hie has had but one p ditical act in it. When iieenau engaged iu battle with Bayers, aud the novelty of the coutest made it in a* sense inter national, and dignified pugilism for the mo ment almost to patriotism, this man, in his piano of duty, had a right tub© in ivnipatliy with the lift!** knot of American bruisers who stood by Heenan when the ring went down.— He was observed, on the contrary, to hang on .U» the foreign champion, bet his money on him, a lid prefer, lor a private grudge, to See his country defeated. This is a ludicrous political argument, hut Morrissey can understand it bolter than any other. Mr. Morrissey says that we have licked our man in the South and wear the belt; now let up on him. It is very inconsistent in you, Mr. Morrissey, to give such advice. Those who have been painfully fortuuatc euuugli to sec a prize tight can real ize Mr. Morrissey's feelings when he took the oath. “I tuk oil my coat," he said,” ‘‘many a time More now, to fight, and—give you my word!—I never slink so as I did then. It was orl'oul, that was it!” FliJtNAXDO WOOD. Close Wore Mf. Morrissey sits Mr. Fernan do Wood, whose brother is Mr. Morrissey's business partner, suid recently sat in tins same house; therefore gaming and sporting do no more disqualify than general heresy to the re public amt its gospel. Mr. Wood is iu the lull est sense a man of the old regime, ghost of these excellent Congresses that tit, hied and | departed, and Were the Southern members hack again lus natural position would he in their bosoms. Some few cornmer ial eccen tricities have affected the shop-keeping North against him; but in bright rebuttal of tlieso stum!* “is message to tlie Governor of Georgia, that had he the power it should he a capital crime to seize a rebel’s musket. His appear ance may be described as the reformed clergy man, woo delivers moral lectures on the little vices in which he ouce was eminent. A tall, Jeffersonian figure, spare and aristocratic, calm as winter, and as cold; the Jithe feet turn* ed out, the back straight a* the skewered co J the face bland and soft a* if you M:i"' ‘ • glass; perfect self-appreciation ana g tlie pose and gait; a ^"JJ^/pHnciples, hko suasion, and pleading tor U U ^ u\.nl bar. Chesterfieldis letters fo h cpnvi't(.(i Hvilly n„d ring the tact that h ^ ali inhabitant of not criminally. w° . . (iian the House of tlie State prison, jji? has been, in great Kejiresentntiv - Hawk.Icy, in' tint part, ‘“a1,ill Waters; the traveller, poet play ol o t ju every salutation 1V0 receives, looking quietly up as ‘n-* 6t,„,e long waited social vindicator. The reliance of this man for present and po litical support, is not the turn of public senti ment, the truth’s victory, bis own stature’s yrowth in his community or the country, hut in the power of organization merely. He lives in a society where nomination is success, wlitro a pure record is us valueless as acerliheate •f baptism; he bought the nomination again this session, hopeful that the political dice might full fortunately, and »*o he mait*, .nh a buo bkl a p lcrim'H fre*h from the holy laud.-Cor retponiknet of C'inrtnnaU Gazette.