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

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 2, 1867 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY Established June 23, 1362. Vol. 6. _PORTLAND, TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 2, 1807. Terms Eight i>o( / ars per an man, in tut cam; ——— ■ - T —i i mm _ THE PORTLAND DAILY PRESS is published everyday, (Sunday excepted,) at No. 1 Printer* Exchange, Commercial Street, Portland. N. A. POSTER, Proprietor. 'I Klists: —Eight Dollars a year in advance. THE MAINE STATE PRESS, is published at the s * me place every Thursday morning at #1.00 a year, Invariably in advance. Rate* of Advertising.—One inch oi space,in length oi eolumn, consUtutes a “square.” #1.50 per square daily first week: 75 cents per week alter; three insertions, or less, $1.00; continu ing every other day alter first week, 50 cents. Halt square, three insertions or lew», 75 cents; one week. #l.oo; 50 cents per week alter. Under head oi “Amusements,” $2.00uersquare per week; three insertions or less, $1.50. Ni*K<’i ai. Notices,$1.25 per square lor the first in sertion. and 2o cents per square lor each subsequent insertion. -'‘fv<m tiHr-iaeni* inserted in the “Maine State 4lVi*s J.w. il lias a Lu ge circulation ill every par ot the State! tor $1.00 per Square for first insertion' iml lOeent* per square l'or each subsequent insrr t'OU. ^ business cards. C. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER. Oflee at the Drug Store of Messrs. A. G. Schlolter beck & Go., tlOIl iougrew St, Portland, iRe, jal2dtf One door above Brown If. M.BRE TVER, (Successors to J. Suiith & Co.) Olnuistacigirer .f l.tmher Uclllsd. Also lor sale Belt Leather, Backs & Sides, Lace Leather, RIVETS and Bl'KS, KepUdtt u 311 C.oerrM Hired. W. P. FREEMAN & CO., Upholsterers and Manufacturers ot FURNITURE, LOUNGES, BED-STEADS Spring-Beds, mattresses, Few Cuibions, No. 1 Clapp’. Block-fool Chestnut Street, Portland. Kueeman, D. W. Deane. C.t,. Qiiiney. __W u A. N. NOYES & SON, Manufacturer, aud dealers lu Stoves, Ranges & Furnaces, Can he found in their NEW uriLDING ON LIME HT., (Opposite the Market.) Wli^rc they will he pleased to see all their former Customer* aiid receive orders a* usual. &ugl7d(f n CHASE, CRAM k STURTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgery’s Wh art, PoltTLANU, Me. ocilfidfl HOWARD & CLEAVES, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, PORTLAND, M iNE. Ofllce Xo. 30 Exchange Street, Joseph Howard, JySft n Nathan Cleaves. M. PEARSON, Oold and Silver Plater —ANI)— Manufacturer ol Silver Ware, Temple Street, first door from Congress Street PORTLAND, ME. May 19—dly n DKS. PEIRCE & FEUNALI), DENTISTS, NO ITS MIDDLE NTUEET. C. N. Peirce. S. C. Ff.rnai.d. February 21. dtf Deering, Milliken & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods, ns A 60 Middle Street. _angSl-dtt Porliaud, Mniiie. hllBPLEY & STJIOUT COUNSELLORS AT LAW, OPPI O E . Post Office Building, 2d story t Entrance on Ex change street. G. r. SHE I-LEY. jyOti A. A. 8TK0UT. It. W. BOBIXSOX, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, CHADWICK HOUSE, ‘4 4 9 Congres* Street. Jan 4—dtt' PEROIVAL BONNEY, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, Morion Block, Congress Street, Two Doom above Preble House, PORTLAND, ME. novlO tf DAVIS, MESERVE, HASKELL & 00., Importers and Jobbers of Dry Goods and\ Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Street,J F. DAVIB, S:?:E£K5 pobtland, mb E. CHAPMAN. nov9’65dtl' W. F. PHILLIPS <t CO., Wholesale Drii^^ists, No. 148 Fore Street. oct 17-dtt ,IOHN IT, DANA, Counsellor and Attorney at Law, No. 30 exchange 8t. Dec 6—41/ ROSS & FERN Y, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND O AN AMENT AL STU000 AND MASTIO WOEKEES, Oak Street, between, Congress and Free Sts., PORTLAND, MB. Coloring, Wliitening and White-Washing prompt y attended to. Order* irom out oi town solicited. MugB—dtt G. Q. DOWNES, MERCHANT TAILOR, HAS REMOVED TO No. 233 1-2 CoDgresa Street, CORNER OF CHESTNNT August SO, 1800. u dtt WM. W. WHIPPLE, Wholesale Druggist, 21 MARKET SQUARE PORTLAND, ME. RUgS ti SMITH & CLARK, Wholesale Dealers in TEAS, COFFEES & SPICES, lOO FORE STREET, PORTLAND, Me. |an14 dtt W. W. THOMAS. Jr., Attorney and Counseller at Law, [Chadwick House,1 240 Congress Street. ootfi-dly J. Y. UODSDOn] «J~ Hoop Skirt Manufucturcr, SEALER IN English, French and American Corsets, Fancy Goods AND LACES, HOSIERY', GLOVES, And all kinds of TRIMMINGS and Dress Bultnns. t-fr iiimd-Kidt German Worsted Garments made to order. £ i/JHnop Skirts made to I>r(ter..vt 1 No. 6 Clapp’s Black, CONGRESS STREET, toi»13 PORTLAND, ME dti WEIGHT & C LAE Kg FRESCO PAINTK11S, In Oil and Disteni]>er Colora. Also House and Sign Painters, Morton Block, two doors above Preble House, Portland, Me. We are prepared to design and execute every description ol Wall and Ceiling Decorations, for Churches, Public Buildings,Private Residences,Halls, gilding and Embossing on Glass. Every de scription ot Wood finished in Wax and Oil Filling, and in \ amisb or French Polish. jal‘Jd3in «J. B. HUDSON, JR., ARTIST. Studio Ao 301 1-2 Congress Street. Br’Lessons (riven in Painting and Drawing. February 1—<ttf_„ If. M. PAY SON, STOCK BKOKIHt. No. 30 Exchange Street, PORTLAND ME no2!dt B. B. Me a. MV. VKBBILL, Attorneys & Counsellors at Law, *25 Vxihauge Ml., Portland, Mo. Ocean Insurance Building. March is d6m 8W8NESS 4'AMDS. DU. A. J. LOCKE, Wm 1 y FiNTTST, N*. HOI |.‘J < on:rr > Mirt-rl. April 1,1807. J3„, _ UIAttLIIS PliAItCE, PLUMBER, Mami.aciuror und Dealer in every description of Water Fittings, FORGE,DECK, HEAD & CISTERN PUMPo Lead Pipe and Sheet Lead, l¥o. & Union Mlnwt, Portland, Maine. Ufi^Publio Buildings, Hotels and Private Resi dences fitted up with Water closets, Wash Basins, Bath Boilers and Warm and Cold liaths In the most approved and thorough manner. Orders respectfully solicited. Referenda—Mr. M. Stead, Architect, tirm Mess. Anderson, Bonnell & Co. Mar 25—lm G. A. SCSSKRA VT, ■ Jfl'OKTKIt, MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN Furs, Hats anti Caps, 136 Middle Street, PORTLAND, - . . MAINE. ir^CuBli paid lor KLlppiug Pui-k. mi21dtl Page, Richardson & Co.,~ Hankers & Merchants' 114 STATE STREET, BOSTON. BILLS OF EXCHANGE on London, Paris, and the principal continental cities. TRAVELER'S CREDITS, lor the use ot’Traveleis in Europe aud the East. COMMERCIAL CREDITS, lor the purchase oi Merchandise ui England and the Continent . A!1 descriptions of MERCHANDISE imported to order. ADVANCES made ou Consiguim ids to Liverpool and London. mari2d'im L. V. BROWN, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in Lubricating and Illuminating O I H . 200 FORE ST,, FOOT OF PLUM, PORTLAND, ME. Office of State Assayer. I Portland, Me., .March 5, 1S<;7. j This is to certify that 1 have this dav tested a burn? iBK fluid or oil, with reference to i(s liability to ex plosion. The oil was introduced into a test tube, the tube partly immersed in water and beat was applied. The water was raised to the boiling point, and the bent was continued until the temperature of the oil in the tube was 207 deg. Fahrenheit. Flame was ap plied to the mouth ot the tube, but there was not sufficient evolution of vapor to take lire. From the test 1 should regard tlio oil in question as perfectly safe lor household use, when employed with ordinary care. Signed, IT. T. CU3UMTNGS, mar7d&wlm Assaycr. Collins, Bliss & Co., Produce & Commission Merchants, Cash Advances Made on Consignments, 233.3tatv St, anil 130 Central St. BOSTON. NEW ENGLAND AcEHTH FOE THE Nonpariel French Guano, It is claimed that this Fertilizer is superior to any in the market, its virtues and merit* over others,be ing to preveut all insects and worms from destroy ing crops or plants without burning or injuring those of the most delicate nature. It is much stronger than the Peruvian, thereby requiring a less quantity to permanently enrich the soil. Price $60 per ton. Send for Circular giving full particulars. mrl'Jd&wSm W3X. A. SAIUINE, "Wholesale Dealer in Foreign and Domestic Fruit, VANtJY BKOCKBIIitl, Onions, Sweet Potatoes, Cheese, Pickles,Pure,.Spices, Fancy ?:oaps, Louie« tiontr.\ ,'Lobatco,Cigars, Nut9, Figs. Dates, "Wood and willow Ware, Arc. No. H Exrhnngo St., Portland, Me. mar23dlm tyler' lamb & C07 Manufacturers ot HOOTS AMD SHOES, ami Dealers iu Leather and Findings, have removed to 37 & 39 fTNtOX STREET, (former place of business previous to fire.) where with improved facilities for manufacturing, they feel confident that they can make it an object to the trade to lavor them wit h their patronage. Portland. March 1,1867. mcliSdlm I SMITH Ar liOVETT, Manufacturers of Hyatt’s Patent Sidewalk Light, Iron Fronts for Buildings, ■ran Doorn nud Vaults, Iran Shutter*, llatMlinv Machine**, nud Builders’ Iran Work Generally. 57 Devonshire Street, Boston. AMMl SMITH, feb28.i3ni* JOSEPH EOVETT. Charles P. Mattocks, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, B0VDV H0C8G, COR. CONGRESS AND CHESTNUT STREETS, feblldtf Portland. WALTER COREY &C0.,~ Manufacturers and Dealers in FURWITIJKE! hooking Glasses, Mattresses, Spring Beds, Sc. Clapp’* Block, Kennebec Street, (Opposite Foot of Chestnut,) Fcbgdtf PORTLAND. WILLIAM A. FEAUCE, PLUMBER! MAKER OF Force Pumps and Water Closets, Warm, Cold and Shower Bath*, Wash Bowl*, Bra** a ml Kilver Plated Cock*. Every description of Water Fixture tor Dwelling House*, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships, etc., ar ranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders iu town or country faithfully executed. Constantly on hand Lead Pipes and Sheet Lead and Beer Pumps of all kinds. Also, Tan Booting, Tin t'oudnetors and work in that line done in the best manner. 6#“A11 kinds of Jobbing promptly at.ended to. NO. I HO FOIiB HT., Portland, Me. janlg d3m W. II. WOOD (C SOX, BROKERS, Ho. 17S-Fore Street. *■ yr ti GOT)I)AllO & TIAfiKEh h, LAWYERS, NO. 1U FREE 8TBEKV, PORTLAND, E|p”Particnlar attention given to Bankruptcy ap plications anil proceedings under the new Bankrupt act of Congress. C. W. GODDARD. T. H. HASKELL. Portland, Mareb S, 18CT. no t.Mlf A. WILIi UR s- CO., *0 112 Tremont Street, Boston, Importers and Dealers in WELSH AUk AM KRIC’.I W Roofing Slates ! ■^“All colon and slating nails. Carelal attention paid to bbipplng. marlSdflm HOLDEN & PEABODY, Attorney;-, and Counsellors at Law, Office, 220 1-2 Congress Street, Near tbn Court Boise. A. U. HOLDEN. sppgtfn n. <\ PEABODY. JOHN E. IMF \\ , Counsellor and Attorney at Law, And Solicitor in Bankruptcy, JAUNCEV COURT, 4!I IVnli Street, - - - New Vorlr « it,. ES^'Cemuiissiouer for Maiue and Massachusetts. Jan. 29 dtl A. G. SCUT.OTTE11BECK A; CO., Apothecaries and Chemists, 303 Congress Si., one door above Brown, portmkii, nr. Compounding Physicians' Proscriptions Is one of our Specialities. U dug Preparations ot our own lnanufuciuie, wo arc abiu to vouch lor their puilty. We also keep on hand a lull supply ol TURIN’S EXTRACTS, POWDHK and SuAP, FANCY UOODS, Toilet Articles, Reed’s liquid Dye Colors, Wilson’s Herbs, Marsh’s Celebrated Trusses and Snppor ere, Patent Medicines. Hair Restorers, Ct I gars, Tobacco, Anisia’ itlnlrrinla, &(., Ate. Mar 29—3m CO PA IM'NERSIIIP. Copartnership Notice. rjlHK undersigned having formed a Copartnership -i under the lirm name ot STOCKWELL & CO, •ariy on tho manufacture and sale ot HYDRAULIC CEMENT PIPE, In calibre Tram 3 ta 34 iache., FOR DRAINS, SEWERS, STENCH-TRAPS,MILL FLUMES, CHIMNEYS, WELLS, HOT and COLD AIR FLUES, <£c., —AT THK— Portland Cement Pipe Works, 1G3 Dan forth Street, PORTLAND, ME. These Pipes are altogether ahead of those made of brick, because they are smoother, more dura ble, cattily laid, and cheaper. They cost leM than holt as much as lead or iron, and do not rust or corrode in any length ol time, but will deliver water any distance, as pure aud sweet as when it leaves the foumain'8 head. They are used iu New York City, Albany, Brook lyn, Hartford, Springfield, and mauy other cities, towns and villages. The Western It. R., Connecticut River, Rockville, and Hartford & Springfield Railroads use them for cu verts, &c. Justm Saekelt, Superintendent of Streets, Spring field, Mass.; Mi ton A. Clyde, R. R. Contractor; Ed win Chase, Civil Eugmecr, Holyoke, Mass. ; Daniel Harris, Esq., Pres. Conn. R. R. ; Sadi’l Bowles, Esq., Smith & Wesson, Wasson & Co., Jessup & Laflin, Paper Manuiacturers, 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, tor they KNOW It is ii GOOD THING. Samples can be seen at IIA IN MON A DOW’S, .14 1-*J I ni«ii Mi reel, Portland, Me., our au thorized Agents. < >rdi-rs lett there or at the Factory will receive prompt attention. J. W. STOCKWELL, CALVIN STOCKWELL. teb28 eodtt Copartnership Notice. THE undcrsigued have this day formed a Capart nerehip under the name and style of KEMP & SULLIVAN, for the purpose of carrying on the Horse Nhociug business, on the corner oi Lime and Federal streets. Tlieir experience enables them to guarantee satisfaction to all who may be pleased to give them a call. They will warrant the cure of all horses from intenering, over-reaching, speed cutting, &c., Arc. J. H KEMP, JVIar27dlw*_TIMOTHY SULLIVAN. Dissolution of Copartnership. THE firm of Davis Brothers is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All demands against said firm will be settled by Hall L. Davis, who will con tinue the business at No. 200 Fore Street. GEORGE R. DAVIS, HATX L, DAVIS. ty Hall L. Davis Will occupy the new store No. 53 Exchange Street about April 1st, 18G7. Portland, March 22, 18<i7. mar23d3w Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have formed a copartnership A under the name of Small & 8hackford, For the purposo of carrying on the BOOK-BINDING Business in all its branches at 04 Kxclian«ye Street, (Over Ijowell & Sentcr’s Nautical Store.) Binding done for Booksellers, Publishers,Libraries, <fcc, &c, ou tlie most favorable terms. HyMusic, Magazines and Periodicals bound with neatness and dispatch. (Tir*All work entrusted to our care shall receive our personal attention. Edwaud Small. James H. Shackford. mar20dtf Copartnership Notice. Al*. MORGAN has this day retired irom the . firm of MORGAN. DYER & CO, in favor of R. M. RICHARDSON, auu 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. I. Goads, Groceries, Flour and Pro v is loan. R. M. RICHARDSON, J. W. DYER, J. E. HANNAFORD. Feb 2—(13 m Dissolution of Copartnership THK copartnership heretofore existing under the name ot CALVIN EDWARDS & CO., in this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons linki ng bills against the firm, are requested to present them lor payment, and those indebted will please call and settle 337 Congress Street. CALVIN EDWARDS, WILLIAM O. TWOMLEY. The subscriber having obtained the fine store No. 337 Congress Street, will continue the business, and will keep constantly on hand PIjNJS O FORTES from the BEST MANUFACTORIES, among them the Celebrated Steinway Instrument, which he can sell at the manniheturer’s LOWEST PRICES. Also, a good assortment of ORGANS and MELODE ONS. OLD PIANOS taken in exchange. Orders for tuning and repairing promptly at tended to. WM. CL TWOMBLY. November 26, 1866. dtf Copartnership Notice ! THE undersigned have formed a copartnership un der the final name of ©RAY, LUFKIN & PERRY, for the purpose of carrying on the Wholesale Hat, Gap, Pur & Straw Business, and have taken rooms. Non. 54 nud 56 Middle Street, Over Woodman, True & Co.’s, where we shall be happy to see our friends of the trade, trom whom wo solicit their patronage. WM. GRAY, S. B. A. LUFKIN, JOHN P. PERRY. Portland, March 27, 1867. dlw ItriLDlNC. TO BUILDERS. PERSONS wishing lor Spruce Dimension Frames lor early Spung business, will do well to leave their orders at once with STEVENS & MERRILL, at their Lumber Wharf, Commercial Street, near foot of Maple Street, where can always be found a large Stock ot Pine, Spruce, Walnut, Chest nut and butternut Lumber, Clapboards, Shingles, Laths, &c., &c. Also—Door.-, Blinds, Window Frames and Window Sashes, glazed and unglazed, at lowest prices. Remember—STEVENS & MERRILL, feb 11 d2ui Bt'HITECTUREA ENGINEERING. Messrs. ANDERSON. BONNELL * CO., have made arrangements with Mr. STEAD, an Architect of established reputation, and will in future carry on Architect ure with their business as Engineers. Par ties intending to build are invited lo call at their office, No. 306 Congress street, and examine eleva tions and plans 01 churches, banks, stores, blocks ot buildings, if c. j 12 WM.H. WALKER, ' 241 COMMERCIAL STREET, Foot oi Maple Street. General Agent lor the State lor II. JF. JOHNS’ Improved Roofing, For buildings ot all kinds. CAR and STEAM BOAT DECKING. ROOFING CEMENT, for coat ing and repairing all kinds ol roofs. PRESERVA TIVE PAINT for iron and wood work, Metal Roofs, &e. COMPOUND CEMENT, for repairing leaky shingled roofs. BLACK VARNISH, tor Ornamen I al Iiou work &e. Full descriptions, c reular, prices, &c. furnished by mail or on application at tlie office, where samples and testimonials can be seen, sepliidtf 1867. SPRING. 1867. woodmanTtrue & CO, Having Ibis (lay removed lo the spacious warehouse erected upon THEIR OI.D HITE, Nos. 54 «V 50 MIDDLE STREET, Would respectfully invite the attention of purchasers to their large, new and artraetive stock of DRV GOODS, Woolens, and Small Wares. Agents tor Maine for Gray’s Patent Molded Collar. Also a full assortment, ot all the leading makes and styles of Ladies’ and Gentlemen's Pa|«r Goods, in cluding the New Eincn Finish Collar with Cuttk to Hatch. Ag.nts lor Maine for the SINGER SEWING MACHINE. WOOMIAN, TRUE & CO. Portland, March 4,1867._dtf^ dkeking, milliken & CO., - JOBBERS OE - DRV goods, - AND - WOOLENS, Have this dayrcmoved to the uowand spacious store erected tor them and GO Middle St., On the OlO Site occupied by them previou. to the great tire. Fortlaud, March 16. tt_ For Sale Cheap. 40 M feet extra Southern Tine, inch thick and from 5 to 8 inches wide. * 10 M 1J inch do, 12 to 14 in width. K. PEERING, jan30U Hobeon't Wh»rl. Commercial ftreet. J „ REMOVALS. REM O V A L! New Store, Newr <*ood$. Shaw Brothers, HMi™ T,,Km NEW ANU JVo. 147 Middle St., EVANS BUILDING, Next Below livtery <t- B’atei-house’s Anil havo opened a froth Stock of Hatn & Caps! OF TUB Latest New York & Boston Styles! ALSO, Trunks, Valises, Umbrellas, Canes, &c., &c. Hf The Cook & Aldrich Young Men's Dress Hal luado to order by the French Confobmetfb, and warranted to tit. Mar 29, 1897. mr30d2\v REMOVAL. TUTE have moved our office from No. 73 to 149 M Commercial street, over the store ol N.I.. Purinton, Mar 30ed2w ROSS & STURDIVANT. R ETmTO Y A" L". DONNELL «t- G RE ELY, Commission Merchants, And Wholesale Dealers In Grocer'e", Flour, Port, Laid, Fivli &c., Have removed from No. 62 Commercial street to No. 33 Commercial street. mar 30- Imd&w R EMOT A LT. Small, Davis & Pomeroy, Have removed to their new and spacious store, EVANS BI.Ol'K, 145 Middle street, Oppo lie Free, and are uow opening tor the sprin" trade, a lull lineol FANCY GOODS, Dress and Cloak Trimmings, Gloves, Hosiery, &c. With our increased facilities we shall claim to give our customers all the advantage ol the best Boston and New York Houses. Cn.vs. Small, S. G. Davis, -r , _ W.Y.PnMEROy. March 11,18G7. marll'dlw HEMOVAL. Stevens, Lord & Haskell, Have this day removed to the New Store N< s. 54 & 56 Middle Street, (Over Messrs. Woodman Truo & Co.’s,) Their old place of business previous to the fire, where they will keep constantly oil hand at whole sale a Well Assorted Stock - OF - BOOTS & SHOES! Manufactured expressly for the New England Trade. Also Manutacturers of Hoot and Shoe Moccasins. Portland, March Ctb, 1867. maiTdtf REM O V A L t FAIRBANKS’ STANDARD SCALES S Patent Money Drawers t Rubber and Ivory Handled Table Cutlery, ROGERS’ SC’IRSORS —AND— GENERA L HARDWARE, At KING & DEXTER’S, 175 Middle nod 1 IS Federal Streets. iebiy <13m REMOVAL! The undersigned having removed irom Moulton street to their NEW STOKE, No. 6 Exchange Street, would invite the public to examine our largo slock ol House, Ship and Parlor Stoves. We have for Sale the P. P. Stewart’s Cooking and Parlor Stoves, Gardner ChiUou’s new Cooking Stove; also a new Cooking Stove called the/ JP EE II E ESS, said to be the best Cooking Stove now manufactured. We are Agents for the McGregor New Furnaces, both PORTABLE and BRICK, and give our personal attention to setting them up. Wc warrant it the Best Furnace ever ottered for sale in thi9 market. Grateful to our triends and patrons for past patron age, would solicit a continuation of the same. O. ML. & D. W. NASH. mclildtf it E MOVAL ! A. E. WEBB, Merchant Tailor, Has Removed to bis New Rooms, No. 3 Free Street Block, Febl2 Over Chadbonrn & Kendall. dtt It E M O V A L . JAMES O’DONNELL, Counsellor at Law, Notary Public Sc Coiumisfiioitcr of DcedH) Has removed to Clapp’* New Block, COR. EXCHANGE AND FEDERAL STREETS, Jan 15. (Over Sawyer's Fruit Store.) dtf K E MOV A JL ! W. n. CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law, And Solicitor of Patent*, Has Removed to Oornur of Browa aud Congress Streets: Jal6_BROWN’S NEW BLOCK. dtf Harris & Boaterhouse, .JOBBERS OF Hats, Caps and Furs. Portland, Dec. 3d 1866. HARRIS & WATERHOUSE, Wholesale Dealers in Hats, Caps, and Furs, have removed to their New Store, No. 12 Exclianqe Street, F. R. HARRIS. de4tf J. E. WATERHOUSE. JAIfi H KtOHK ItftKK It! IT, Dealer in • Watches, Jewelry, Masonic Regalia, and Mili tary Goods, No 13 Free street, Portland. Same store with Geyer and Calet. lyI2dtf H PACKARD, Bookseller and Stationer, rnavhc • tound at No. 337 Congress St., corner of Oak St._ julldtl RS. WEBSTER if CO., can be tound at the store • ot C. K. Babb, Clapp’s Block, No. 9, where we offer a good assortment of Clothing aud Fnruishing Goods at low prices. jul 1C CJMITH & RUED. Counsellors at Law, Morton *** Block, Cougress St, Same entrance asll S. Ar my offices. iyl2dtf Spring Styles Hats! THE REGULAR New York Spring Style Hats!' CAN BE FOUND AT PERRY ’S, 290 Congress St.,op. Preble House. March 16. ilSw JVJ J R OUSOXIOE GA8~r A safe and pleasant Anesthetic in the extraction of Teeth. Administered every TUESDAY AND FRIDAY —BY— Or* Kimball Sc Prince. Dentists, No Clapp’* Block, I'ongron Street, leb.Mtf PORTLA ND, ME. OUT' OF THE FIRE / B. F. SMITH Sc SON’S New Photograph Rooms, —AT— NO. 16 MARKET SOU ARE. augW a d H INSUHANCfc The Best Investment! 5-20’s & 7-30’sTTs. Gov’t Bonds 1BE GOOD! BUT a policy with the great Mutual Life Ins. Co., Ol New York, IS BETTER! Cash Assets, Feb. 1 $18,500,000 t3r*4«overnmcut Baud* arc Exempt from Taxation, t. with money invested in a Eifc Policy! y°a L,aYe 150, $100 or $1,000 to spare, nr to in ve.'t, there is nowhere you can place it Bn securely ?£™iJdm1,,tj£teiOUi,Iy as wi0> "'is Great Co. Qo\H. Bond, may be lost, stolen or destroyed by Are as . many have been. A Lire Policy it' destroyed smicn nnl0r^.m?y„be restored> a'id In no case wM there he is the be.t*8*v?Snty pak1' For thc “AN “ atYu?UMo*e?‘* ^ S Do not insure until you do so. No other Company can furnish such results. 11jfJ'a slT'nK stateinent of Policies, taken out at inis Agency und now in force, show the Iar-'e in JSST’ over the payments In Uiok lew ulslicd B desired 'ljr*' W,lh ‘“'eie"0l;!‘ «“ be '■» £.u°i ,Smu . ,Am’tof lyivinend Pres.val. P?}L y- I5"“ad* S1- Additions, of Policy. 518 * ’500 $2252,25 $2710,22 $6210 22 Bab 500 261,23 376 02 875 0' S2SX I33'80 685,03 1685193 ’ 8000 3699,20 4836,87 12 s36 87 7862 6000 2608,00 3217,84 fen'S 10326 1000 359 60 541.” lg«w 10793 3000 1066 20 1579 53 4597 M 12410 1600 410:93 62£S 2123,64 These cases are made up to Feb. I, I SAG. An other Dividend is now to be adde d. Do not fail to apply at the Agency of W. D. LITT1E & Co,

No 79 Commercial St, near the Old Custom House. ,«£,£ careful not to confound the name of this Co. until others similar. I'oblti dtf INSURANCE NOTICE. FOIE, COFFIN & SWAN, bNbEBWBlTERS, —AND— General Insurance Agents, have returned to tkeir old stand, Ocean Insurance Co.’s Block, exchange street. F. C. & S. continue to represent first class Com panies in all departments of insurance. Losses equitably adjusted and promptly paid. ICDlJdtX PURELY MUTUaET THE Xew England Mutual Life Insurance Comp’y, OF BOSTON, MASS. ORGANTZitn t8t3. Cask Assets, January 1,1807, $4,700,090. Cask Dividends of 1804-5, now in course of payment, 673,000. Total Surplus Divided, 2,200,600. losses Paid iu 1866. 314,000. Total Paid, 2,367,000. Income tbr 1866, , - ooo. ST 'Annual Distributions in Cash._jra THE 1*1141* IX Insurance Company ! OF HARTFORD, CONN. Capital. #000,000. Cash Assets Jan.l, ’67, $1,103,467,00 Surplus over Capital, SfiOO.OOO. Will Insure all Good Property at the low est Current Rates. W. D. 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WINSLOW & CO.’S NEW GROCERY! — HAVING moved into our new store, next door be low our old stand, and litted it lor a FIRST CLASS GROCERY, we beg leave to return our clianks to our numerous {•atxons for past favors, and in form (hem and the pub ic generally, that while endeavoring to maintain our reputation for selling the best of BEEF, and all kinds of MEATS and VEGETABLES, we have added to •ur stock a choice variety of pure groceries, and hope by selling the best of goods At the Lowed Cash Priced! to merit a tair share ot patronage. The same atten tioj i as heretofore paid to orders tor Meats and Vegc talr-les for dinners. Cart will call for orders every nvorning if desired. S. WINSLOW & CO. No. 2$ Spring Street Market. - fl. WINSLOW. C. E. PAGE. January II. dOm Marrett, Poor & Co., Having taken the Chambers 311 CONGRESS STREET, ADJOINING MECHANICS’ HALI., Are now prepared to otter their Iriends and the pub lie a large and well selected stock ol CABPETIIOS! Paper Hangings CURTAIN GOOES, &c., IggT Purchasers of the above goods are respect tally invited to examine our aleck which is New, Clean and Desirable. July 30 dtf_ _ Notice to Land Holders. Mb O’DUKOCHElt, Builder, is prepared to take contracts lor building, either by JOB or by DAY WORK. Can furnish First Class workmen and material of all description. „ Residence AMERICAN HOUSE. Indio Street, Portland. August 17th, I860 aug20dtf WAREHOUSE on ^Chistom'^&ouse Wharf. En quire of LYNCH, BARKER & CO., ■ovldtf 139 Commercial street. LEWIE PIERCE, Attorney,and Counsellor at Law, No. * Clapps Block. JuliSl daily press. 1’OHTXiAPfO. Tuesday Morning, Apr 2, 1807, Colonial Mallei*. CANADA WEST. Tlio topics of political discussion continue to be, as heretofore, Confederation—now a foregone conclusion—and Reform, the |;ilt01. consisting practically in organizing lor pur poses of union, strength and concert of action’ tlie friends of represents ‘on based on popula tion. But the discussions are exceedingly de void ol interest to outside readers. The Toronto Globe,under theliead of “Yan kee Impertinence,” pitches intothe resolution ol Gen. Banks, passed by the House the oth er day, in relation to the Confederation of the Provinces. An Ottawa correspondent of the Globe learns on good authority that another large nugget, weighing4lbs., 2oz., lbdwts., and 22 grs., estimated value $900, was taken out of a shaft on the left bank of the Gilbcit river, Chaudiere, on the 21st instant. The (}. R. Railway is to be attended to.— Eight thousand tons of fish-jointed rails have l>een ordered from England to be used on the eastern section. Those tor the western will be obtained from the Rolling Mills, Toronto. -The wile of Arthur Stewart, a respectable farmer, committed suicide in Chatham, by poison, a tew days since white laboring under temporary insanity. me jury m me ease ot tbe recent fatal rail voa.i accident near Woodstock, on the G. \Y. road, in tbeir verdict give tlie opinion tbal "il Princeton had been a regular telegraph sta tion, the blue line special and the emigrant tram would have been shunted [switched ott'j at that station to allow tbe night uiaii to past) and thus have avoided this accident."’ Another discovery of gold has been made— , not in the Township ot'Madoc, but still with in some live miles of the village—which, it it turns cut to be what is represented, and to answer the expectations raised, will prove to he quite as great, an attraction a, the real original Richardson Mine itself. The Loudon Fret Frets says all is quiet on thefrontier, and the reports of Fenian expe ditions, bom New York, are believed to be pure inventions. Tbe Free-Few* says: Messrs. F.G. Beckett & Co., of Hamilton, are at present engaged in erecting Some enor mous non tanks to held crude m-lrolc.niii, at tile Railway fetation, Pettolia. 'they have al ready constructed one to hold 5,( *l battels and are engaged on a larger one, to held lti.lW bar rels! the dimensions of this are 67 feet a.r.. and 32 loot high. The tank will he made throughout ot quartcD-inch boiler j.late uv.-t Uiil with hot rivets similar to a steam boiler - the root will la- of iron, and tbe sides built un six inches over tile root, so as to allow from four to six niches of water ton-main on the top. This is a precaution against fire Tin bottom ot the tank will lie sunk five lent in the eiay and puddled in, so as to prevent the pos sibility ol hro getting underneath. i Doling tbe recent tire at Botliwcll, robls-vy and stealing, on a small scale, were as rile as they were in this city during the great lire of July 4tb, oil a larger scale. CANADA CAST. Tlie church is not behind the worid in point of sharpness in financial matters. A Montreal paper says the Bishop of Montreal has issued a circular, counselling tlie clergy to exact the discount on paymepts ,",i silver lor all dues loyiririqtics audchurches, as is done in all the othei great bodies of tlie State, in some parishes measures have already been taken in consequence, and church wardens have been notified that they are to charge the discount, or he held responsible tor it. This discount applies to American and English Gi ver, Canadian silver alone being exempt, and yet there is not enough of fhe latter in circu lation to pay postages. This discount busi ness, as may be easily shown, creates and stimulates the very evil it is intended to avoid. Trie dead calm 01 Isnirivs-rii t-nr of the province is being broken, and political aspirations seem to have lieen quickened into activity by the prospects of Confederation. The Quebec Chronicle says: At present there is a very perceptible stir in that portion of the political world embraced in Lower Canada. W hatever results may How from Confederation, a declining interest in pol itics does not appear likoly to bo among them. On the contrary, a new born anxiety to enter public life is being daily manifested,even by punies whose names were never heard of be fore. Thu Quebec Chronicle styles Mr. Chandler, of Michigan, the Fa'staT of the American Senate. The cholera has broken out in the Island of Jersey with virulence. Out of eleven cases of attack ten had proved fatal. As there are ships loading at the Island for Gaspe, and probably some lor Quebec, the Chronicle hopes the government will take prompt and efficient steps to ensure the en forcement of the strictest system of quaran tine from the opening of navigation. A correspondent ot the Montreal M itaess, who signs himself ‘ A Roman Catholic.'’ ,n qnircs why it is that in Maine, New Hamp shire and Vermont, where the climate is not unlike that of Canada, the soil not so good and the government inferior, (!) the farmers and others should do so much better than on the British side. ITe then adds: Tin's, sir, I believe is the key to the mystery, —the British, in an evil hour, granted to Low - ar Canada a Roman Catholic hierarchy. Thnt'x whut's the matter! Let us have no more priest craft, no more superstition, and, consequently, no more bigotry. Give us the Divine Word without note or comment; and, while we be come true Christians, we will improve our con dition morally, intellectually, and socially. Says the 1177ness of Montreal: The three heads of the Cerberus that is now harking at the British Government are Ritual ism, Reform, and Fenianisin. The first do, i not appear to us a public question at all. It should be settled by and for the chinch or churches in which it makes its appearance. Parliaments and courts of law should liavo nothing to do with it. Baron Ricasoii’s recipe should be applied to it,—“A iree Church in a free State.” Reform belongs especially to the people, and the prospect is that its clamors will be heard to some extent. Of Fenianlsm it may be said that, so far, its bark is much worse than its bite. It has, however, sncceeiled in spreading alarm through a considerable por tion ot'lreland and Canada,and putting tbs British Government to a great expense. NEW BRUNSWICK. Tlie St. John Globe has a long leader urg ing the importance of some measures to en courage immigration into that province. The St. Joint Globe publishes Goldwiti Smith's long letter on British Colonial Con federation, and urging that it should not Sc put in force unless first approved by a popular vote of the provinces to lie ailijeted by it. The St John Morning Journal speaks of a funeral iu that city which was largely and in Jluevlinllg attended! NOVA SCOTIA. The address in reply to His Excellency's speech on opening the session, which approves of the steps taken to secure a union of (lie colonics, passed the Nova Scotti Assembly. The Assembly approved of the Union hill by a vote of lldrty-two to sixteen. The oppo nents of Confederation moved an amendment to the address, in the following terms, hut failed to make their opposition effectual: We regret that, we are unable to perceive any grounds whereon to reciprocate Yum Ex celieuey's congratulation upon the assumed success of the Delegates emu missioned bv Your Excellency under the resolution of this House to confer with Her Majesty’s Govern ment on the subject of the U uiou of the Colo nies. On behalf of the free people of Nova Scotia, we would respectfully submit that in relation to that question, the present is, in our opinion, a most important crisis in the history ot this Province, unit imperatively demands the exer cise of the wisest discretion in I lie administra tion of its public n flairs. Thus firmly iinprc.- e ed, we deem it to lie our duty to enure vto Your Excellency our solemn protest against tlio ac tion of the delegates referred to, and ui >st dut tinctly to claim aud demand on bunalt ot Nova Scotia, that no simli measure as that proposed should have any operation iu this Province, until it has been deliberately reviewed by its Legislature, and sanctioned by the people at the polls. The Provincial Secretaiy of Nova Scotia has introduced a bill to prevent persons hav ing seats in the Local Legislature from hold ing seat*in the general Parliament or Senate of Canada. The Halifax Oitt fen has a rumor that oper ations are to be stopped on the military works at the entrance ot the harbor,‘and witho vouunu^ lor its corvee incite,says: ‘ it Hie wort: is .stopped it will only Is* in keeping with the reason* giveti t.y tb,‘ liritirh government for prom. >i>u£ eoiifo.lernti.ii Tint policy ha.-. Urn adopted l.v Kn-luml in order that slid lioght lie In e .rom tlie berdi u „f our defence; aud alter eoriti-.lurution is earned if fortifications are want -d, tin y must be built aud manned at our own expense.” .ITUNC'E EpWAUD's ISLAND. The Charlottetown Exauuntr of the 11th says that, on the previous Monday, “1 he (.'on so:vaUve government, completely shattered by the result of tlie elections, placed tln ir resignations in the hands of the Lieutfuaut (Jovemor, and on the following morning Ilis Excellency sent tor the loader ot ‘the Opposi tion. and requested him to form a new gov ernment.” Mr. Coles took steps, to communi ealo with the members of the Liberal party in both branches ot tlie Legislature, and has since organized a Cabinet in harmony with the last expression of Jue i»eopie. NEWFOUNDLAND. It appears there is beiiou., distress among the poor of Newfoundland, owing to the bud fishing season and the failure of the croj« combined. A .'it. John paper says,‘‘During the week ending Febrm-ai-y 17th, 1,1.1b per sons had been supplied with food in the shape of meal, bread, molasses and tea, the tot-1 outlay lor the week being £107 or not quite ”0cents to each person; a pitiiully small sum to live mi lor a week! At tlie same rate of ex penditure, the appeal stales, the I unde of tbe association would soon lie exhausted.’’ A 'I'SiOHi'hifiil i.nMliaud. The Iltitish steamer Chic.igp, ou hm nseent passage 'join Liverpool to New York, bail a narrow escape from desliaction. tYi.en in mid-ocean she euconuleied aliciii nfica which stove a hole in her bow, and one compart ment was instantly iilleil with water. The engineers were oi upinion that tint bulkhead separating this compartment troiu the re.t of the ship was too weak to slauil the pressure upon it, anil tor some time the situation was critical in the otrireme. .Suou, however, the bulkhead was shored up as strongly as the means available woo'd permit, a tarred sail tv.,.1 lowered so as to cover the* opening in or der to lessen the tone of the water, and by keeping tbe pumps going the oilier portions of the ship remained reasonably tied teem water. An amusing story Is told of a stetrage passen ger, who, 1 laving heard that the officers and crew intended to desert the ship during lire night and leave the passengers to perish, con tinued on deck ail night tot lowing the officers alxMW and offering them money it they would lei himgo into the boats with them, tic was peiicctly wilting liis wile should remain on the ship. She was a good Christian, be laid, and prepared to die; but be was not quite ready to go; and would rather get to New York first, where be would have time lor re pentance. Tlic Pi'niniiH 11 uil,r S'irc The Tribune'll special ooivespomleot at Dublin gives the folio .ring account of the; be havior of the "men in the gap” in the . J.-ir roisbes which have have occurred since jtlie rising. The let,cr is ‘dated March lit. j iis information is to a con&iderahfoextent deriv ed from eye-witnesses of the Scenes refvred to: Small as the result of Hicir fight in; is, Iho uicti in every instance acted a., well a - men under such circumstance ; could he expected to do. flie i liiel cause ol their iailure was then' want of acquaintance with the use of arms. American readers will please l*ear in mind that the best part of Ireland is kept al most continuously subject to the operation of "Arms acts,” which make it a crime to keep arms without a license from the Gov. inmeiiL, tlm consequence of which is that Hie peasant ry kuow scarcely any thing of guus and pis tols save what can be learned from seeing them in the hands of the military, the con st.ibnlarv, and the gentry. The Fenians hir e distributed lire-aims to some extent among them bat the possessors were unable to tire a shot out of them until they actually took the field'In open rebellion! Such being the tact, it is easy to guess what sort o! practice they "jpo-u engaged with the constabulary. I.lieir Bring \\rns~~* « «t.n -u-. ..dt> t, Gentlemen who watched the alii ay at Kii uullocK Horn a Hotel wiuuow, suited that the Fenian party did not apptar to be in the slightest degree trouhleil about the l.ulleis coining Irom the con* tabillary; many ot them seemed *o tie more afraid of the guns fla y had in their own hands. Some used to kneel and put the butts of their lilies on tlic ground when discharging them at I he tiai racks, slop ing the weai011s ns infantry do when about so receive a charge oi cavalry; others, when about to tile, instead ot sighting their rifles used to turn away their laces Irom them. In short, there was any amount oi awkwardness among those untrained men; but of iiersnnat intrepidity there was an abundance. Again, it is a positive tact that numbers ot Hie rifle cartridges picked up in the neighbor hood of Tallnght, near this city, were ibuinl on examination to have been wrongly made up, the pointed end of the bullet hen.g turned down to tiie powder. fciueb cartridges were, of course, little better thau useless. As re gards orill, a pniportinn ot tiie men eould probably walk in step and )>ertorm some sim ple evolutions on perodc, but under tire and in company with a number of otheTs who had received no drilling hi all, whatever proflolen ey they had ac |Utred was quite useless to them, and they became simply a crowd. What, could such men do against experienced sol diers or a police force who are an army under another name'/ Lint it may he said they would learn veiy quickly. There is truth in tho remark.— Irishmen are apt scholars in military matters, and if on this occasion the weather had per mitted them to keep to the hills, it is very likely that every man of the insurgents would soon know liow to handle his title, and that iu future conflicts yvhU the soldiery or polite their tiring w ould nut lie quite so innocuous. Another curious tact in connection with these skirmishes remains to be noticed. What the insurgents most dreaded when coming in to conflict with the police was not their rifles and bavouets lor the time being, hut subse quent identification at their hands before the legal tribunals. They would much rather have faced the soldiery titan those blood hounds of the law; aud when the Fenian party at Glcneullen discussed the propriety of shooting the police whom they had made prisoners, it was this consideration that was I urged in favor of the proposition, ‘'ll you don t do it," said some of the party,•‘those fel lows will bo getting every man of you hanged hv-and-by.” For a time It seemed us it this view ol the ca t would prevail. The Feftians determined to shoot them, as a military ne cessity. First, however, they would give them an opportunity of preparing tor Hie next world. A priest whom they had met on their way was present, and they compelled the policemen, who were Catholics, to go to eonto-sion to hint. The compliance of the policemen with this order was perhaps what saved their lives, for mean time ilie sun.ieet was again donated, ami a res olution to spa-e their lives was arrived at, mainly iu consequence of tlie carnet ami in dignant rcmonstrauce of the leader ot the band, who was an Irish American. And here let me remark on the villainous way in which,the English press and theirimi tators in thi.-> country icier to the service which these irlsh-Amerieans have seel in the Federal war. If yon believe their represent ations, tiie I'.imies of the 1 nine were not civ ilized combatants at ail, but were merely a horde of bloodthif.Sy savages, whose opera tions consisted entirely of "rapiue aiid mur der.” I regret that I have not culled from t'nose papers a number of the tlowers oi speech 'which they din'; upon 'In* Federal ar my—upon the forces who carried on a great War with a degree ui chivalry and humunu.v previously all imt unknow n in such opera lions. “We must," they say, "make ex 'luph of those Irish Americans; we mu -t deter from coming into thiscountry those men "hoteve been trained to rapine and slaughter during the American war." “<hir safety is endan gered by the pieseuce among u» ol a gang ol despeiadoe , who have be 11 unfitted mr lion edpiir-uils by of service ill l uo Anien can1 army, under sueti men' as Hutlcr and Sherman.” “No mercy must he -limvn to the ruffians who, since the disbandment of the Eeileral armies, are swarming over here m the liot«i ol le-uanig the work of pillage and murder to w hich they have send! so good an apprentice!hip." In t.u* h word the sol dior; oftlie Union are being every day spoken of by the English preset, and Trv Englishmen who, one might think, ought to first call to numl tin* doings ol their own troops iu India. China, Japan, and, iu tact, wherever tliey liad opportunities m displaynigt/ieir style ol moral ity and iuimauity! Vfell. notwithstanding tlie leadership of those "ten who served in the Federal war, or perhaps, to a great extent, lccosor of that same leadership, the Irish insurgents through out all tliese troubles have conducted them selves in a most honorable m.'.iuicr in relci | was I",t P>“"'kr-or feve''K- mi their landlords, or any .llslurbaueo ot social order. T|„.j, movement was purely imliticai, and it is wAll to have so much clearly established. The question ol questions now is whether the iusuirectioi ary attempt lias reallv l„- .„ abandoned, or whether the Itameof war, n pressed for tile present, is likely soon again to I burst forth :• The general iinptv sicn U that : we are not yet done witii the business. Ke | uianism has been ujore or less dauisg d by I wliat lias otcuned: it has sutiered a tcs., of ill of leaders, and a loss ol aims, i^i ^tteult io he rejiaircd; but tiie i i li'ivc',?,,. f' not been destroyed, its resources ’ ken It exhausted, its spirit is not bro ; to say it w ill ,a or ,uisubiel yet, ami I venture I y lt W,U “bow up again In tbe iield. ‘•Only a Lillie Urnob.o A dying cliikt feared the lUve, , , r^5>°V“, '•11 ia butabrook ai A beautiful piece of poetry, with tha ilbov„ heading and preface, is going tho mauds of tiie press, and appeareil among the selections in tho Transcript last week. We have set u other poems referring to the same touching event. The “dying child” referred to was a little daughter of C.T. Greenleaf, Esq.,of Hath, the Postmaster of that city, and the words were spoken to her mother. A full aud tuueliiug account of the incident appeared in the Press at the time, written by Jliss Cobb, who was then as she is now connected with the editorial stall ot the paper; not, however, as a contem porary lias mistakenly intimated, as a political writer, but almost exclusively iu the literary and miscellaneous departments. As tiie arti cle is very brief and the incident described so very touching, we reproduce it liom the issue of Oct. 10, ISttf: “Gnlv a Little Chock !” A simple but very touching Incident has bee,, related to us 111 connection vyitli tile last moments of a bea.ititul litUe'gwl in Bath, a notice of whose *?'JVltofJu,“iU<1 »Vhe“I'lwopriate column. A VrJ 1 lMc While l>efcre she died, as the > or rowing friends stood around her, ..bin - tho last moving* of the gentle breath the'la-1 taint fluttering of the little pulse, they became aware from her broken vvt rds that she shrank with uatiirnl dread lrmn the unknown way tliat was opening before her. She ha 1 come to tho holders of the mysterious river which sepa rates us from tiie dim hereafter, and lo r timid feet seemed to hesitate and fear to stem the Hood. But alter a time her fears subsided, she grew calm, aud ceased to talk about the long dark way, till at the very last she brightened suddenly, a snnle of confidence and courage lighted up her sweet face, “Oh, it is only a little brook 1” sbe cried, aud so—passed over to the heavenly shore. A Bn WE IJirt..—Ifli.ide Island lias a veri table Brace Darling. Ida Lewis, daughter of the Keeper of Lime Rock lighthouse, rowed out to a distant island last Sunday week, and rescued a man who fox four hours had been lying upon the rocks wet troiu the stoira, and cxUauate 1 in body, his boat having been capsized and there being no means of esc ape possible. The brave girl took up the inani mate liody, placed it in her wherry, and pulled across the harbor to Newport. The Provi dence Prefix says this is the fifth instance in which this intrepid young woman has render ed valuable assistance to persons in peril of a watery grave. “Mihistekino’' Lituiakt.—Two of the most delightful books for the young which have appeared for a long time arc “Min istering Children,” by Maria Louise Charles wortll, ami the “Sequel” to the same. The fa vor with which they have bet 11 received is re markable, seventy thousand copies having lieen old tn England, and nearly as many in this country. The design of these stories is to il lustrate the innumerable ways in which chil dren may make themselves of service to those around them if they aro only animated by a genuine desifb to do good. The books are as interesting as they are instructive; and it has been thought that their usefulness might bo srill further increased by oll'criug them in a form adapted to Sunday School libraries. With this view they have issued in a neat se ries of four Volumes, prettily illustrated and Liound, aud put up in a convenient box. We cordially commend them to til ■ attention of all purchasers of children’s libraries. Robert Carter* Brothers ire the publishers of this series, which is for sale in this city by H. Packard. r^rorn the Philadelphia Press.] We liave reason to believe that tin news paper rumor that the lion. Charles Sumner intends retiring from the Senate ol the Unit ed States, at the end of his present leim, has no iottidnLion in tact, and was certainly un auLhorued by himself. Although Mr. Stun ner baa beeu iongt* in Hie S. nate than any of its members, except Mr. Wade, who enter ed at the same se-sion, there lias been no tune during the sixteen years ot his eventful Con gressional experience when his withdrawal tri m that body would do more injustice to his own lame, or be more generally deplored by that great American constituency of which in: has been the peculiar representative since Ids entrance into public life, thau the period that will close Andrew Johnson's fa tal Presidency. Mr. Sumner has lived to see nearly every one ot the great truths tor which lie lias contended, and in the maintainauce ot which he nearly lost his iile ou the tloor of the Senate,recognized by the American peo ple and incorporated into the American statute books. And it may justly be said of him, tiiat lie has contributed more to the anti slavery education of tiie millions, and to the strengthening ot the anti-slavery treed, and to the final success ol anti-slavery principles, Ilian any of his illustrious predecessors and cotemporaries. It is true liis opportunities nave beer, great, because Massachusetts, with ailed foliate confidence, has retained him it his Senatorial position, bin he lias also been singularly adapted to these opportunities. A fair calalogue ot Mr. Sumner's labors would astonish the world,particularly since the outbreak of the rebellion. Indeed bis tile has beeu one long intellectual toil. We read that win n scarcely of age he had editor ial cltaige of the Amtrictin -Jurist, and short ly afterward was elected reporterj of the United States Circuit Court, and publish ed time volumes of reports, which bear his name; and he was ior three years a teacher iu the Cambridge Law School, and simulta neously ttie editor of Dunlaps Treatise on Adiuiiaity Practice, and all before lie had en tered upon Ids twenty-eighth year. We read also that during the years of 1844—40 he produced an edition of Vesey’s Reports in twenty volumes, liis writings and speeches ou philanthropic and literary subjects were published iu two volumes iu JSoO. From the jieripil when he entered the Senate ou the 4th ol' March in 1854, until now, he has been one of the most persistent ami conscientious workers, not even excepting Thomas H. Ben ton, that ever sat in a legislative body. While most of his tune bus been giveu to public du ties, no subject has escaped or has been deemed unworthy of his attention. Reading, speaking and writing nearly all the modern languages, he has not been less careful in cul tivating tlte studies of llie ancient poets and philosophers. Nothing relating to art, science or literature, in all their infinite varieties, has been inditl'creutiy regarded, liis Congress ional eilorts, tanging over the whole held of human thought anil oliservation, would con stitute a library of themselves. Dining all this long period of exciting service, Mr. Sum ner has kept prominently in view the duty and the necessity of removing human slavery Irom Hie United States. In more than six teen years there has not been a moment in which he has forgotten this sacred and ehiel obligation. Whether iu the benatc or out of it lie has kept it steadily in view. Neither the attacks of liis enemies nor the doubts of his friends liave induced him to abate one jot of his earnestness or to abandon one iota of Ids creed. . Mr.smmier was bom tn 1S11, and is there fore still comparatively a youo ; man, and yet lie lias lived long enough, as we have said, m see all the truths that lie has advocat ed. accepted by bis country and embodied iu her laws. Much that was denounced as im possible of realization when he lirst proclaim* ed it, has not only become a part of the law, but is Welcomed by hundreds of thousands of former assailants as the only remedy tor the eure of the evils bom of human slavery, there is something in his record, as wrllas the tearless and in .pausing fieweveranee with which he has sustained his doctrines, Hud linds no parallel either in parliamentary or in Congressional history. Many a man lias lived lav beyond the Psalmists age without consummating a tithe of the idossiugs which may he clearly credited to Charles Sumner, belore tie lias reached his titty seventh year. If would lie, therefore, alike uzpust to himselt ... ’ . tiIH moment ot the lull ami hts eountiy.ii m ‘b* sliwlhl vo.unta est fruition -. *'* me„e which he tilv dlsat'l*" u I, a character. No beri.T puMt of the wisdom and loresight of his i.'s.i, ui-liip could he furnished than his sisealh. 'he benaie on the litl, and 7th of February. 1800: and no more remarkable in stance ol the ia;.id growth of public opinion than that which has taken place since these ,voids were uttered. When he spoke the-e wools, a little more thtm a yeui ago, howi ver admired by those who read them, they were accepted more as an individual utterance and individual predictions, than a- the sure augu ry ot whal would ultimately happen. Aim yet, iu a little more than a year these views have become apart of the general belief, and are aomiiea-ed in by millions who in Februa ry ot 1800 classed them as impossibilities, or denounced them as absurdities,