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THE NEW YORK TIIES3.
EDITORIAL OPINIONS OP THK LEADING
JOUBNALS UPON CURRENT TOPICS.
0OMPILKD BTBBT Pit rOB IT1MRQ TKL&URAFH.
. Financial Hysterica.
From the TVtoime. '
The Government of the United States owes
In all the round sum of $2,643,340,748, over and
above the nam of $142,423,791, which It held on
the 1st lust., whereof $97,354,603 were coin.
Wc can imngtne no tound reason for holding..ao
largo a reserve, at a cost to our heavily taxed
people of several millions per annum. Our
course would be to resume specie payment not
ly-and-by, nor soon, but now this very day.
Xho Treasury owes $430,163,803 payable on de
jnand about thrice the amount of Its cash on
hand a little over four times the amount of its
coin. Its credit is so good that our banks have
deposited nearly twenty millions In gold In its
aults, taklnp therefor certificates that draw
no interest. Now we maintain that the banks
of this country were never so able to maintain
epecte pavment us the Treasury is to-day.
Let U simply reume, thereby effacing the
distinction between local-tender ana coin, an i
evince a steadfast purpose to fight it ou$ on that
line, and it has nothing to fear. A largo share
of Its greenbacks are held by banks, to whom
they will tben be equal to gold, while they need
every one of them as a reserve for the current
redemption of their own issues. Let the Trea
sury resume, and thereupon receive greenbacks
as gold, and there will be no serious demand
for gold; iorthe consequent falling off in im
portations will check the demand for specie to
pay balances to Europe.
We need not contract we may even allow
$100,000,000 more ot national bank notes to be
issued to new banks located in the South.wherc
there are now tew or none. Our bonds held in
Europe would be held all the firmer and at
higher prices if word was Bashed along the
cable that the United States, deeming them
selves solvent, had resumed specie payments.
And, as the greenbacks would still be a legal
tender, no solvent bauk need be troubled about
resumption. Every ereenback held on the
Pacific slope and in the Bocky Mountains will
be better than gold irom the moment that we
But if we are not to resume, then let us sell
our surplus gold, and thus reduce our debt at
least oue hundred million. If we do not mean to
use it, why hoard H? Lotus have some good
out of it, oue way or another.
Proposed Compromise The Presi
Trnni the JHmen.
The compromise plan concoDted by Messrs.
Orr, Sharkey, and other Southern (iovernors,
with the reported concurrence of the Presi
dent, finds no (avor North or South. The few
Southern journals that have been heard from
on the subject tall back upon their ' honor" as
itn obstacle to any concession. "It is not for
us to make offers," they say in the language of
the Richmond Whig; and they will hear of none
made In their behalf. The Northern Demo
cratic press, with few exceptions, are silent.
The Union journals, on the contrary, are prompt
and positive In their judgment. The Spring
field Republican stands aloue in wishing "suc
cess to the new movement.'' Others recognize
its significance as a sign of receding irom the
SOhltiun hitherto obstinately held by the South;
ut beyond this, and apart irom the Republican,
not a single organ of the Union party has pub
lished a syllabic in its favor. Tuey are united
in support ot the Congressional amendment,
entire, as the minimum requirement to be en
forced; and they are equally pronounced m
their declarations ot want of couiideuce in the
authors of the new scheme.
This view will certainly not be weakened by
the shape in which the plan has been intro
duced to the Senate by Mr. Dixon. As origi
nally published, its first section wai an explicit
denial ot the right of a State to withdraw from
the Union. This seems to have been too niucu
lor the Southern gentlemen who have under
taken to adjust existing ditlerenees; they have
evidently considered thbt the south is not pre
pared to renounce its heresy; for the amend
ment, as introduced by Mr. Dixon, omits the
repudiation of secevion altogether, and merely
declares that "the Union, under the Constitu
tion, shall be perpetual." A Constitutional
amendment is not needed to determine this.
The Union armies decided it in their rough but
conclusive way, and the votes of the Southern
legislatures would not add a particle of
strength to the decision. Not what the propo
sition affirms, but what it omits, is, in tnis in
stance, the noticeable point; and we apprehend
that the striking out of all that was expressive
in the original wording of the section, will be
considered evidence of the untrustwortbiness of
the 6ource Irom which the plan has emanated.
The considerations set forth by Mr. Dixon
'will not help his case. His preamble recites
the non-ratincation of the amendment by the
8outh, and that "there is reason to believe"
that this new plan would fare differently; ami
therefore Congress is asked to accept the sub
stitute. But the argument is defective the
conclusion unwarrantable. The retusal of the
Southern States to accept terms tendered them
in a good spirit aad good faith, is assuredly
not a reason for admntiug them on conditions
they may choose to propose. The converse ot
the proposition would be more nearly correct.
' Because the South refuses to uive the very
Moderate guarantees which have been sub
mitted to It. ihereloie itie North may properly
insist upon these guarantees, or others of a
This is the light in which the matter Is viewed
by the people ot the Mates composing the Gov
ernment, aud Mr. Dixon may spare himself the
trouble of attempting to chance their determina
tion. The debatable question is, whether the
plan adopted by Congress shall be adhered to
and euforced as the lull basis of adjustment, or
whether other measures of a more radical nature
shall be employed to complete the work of re
construction. Tho desire of the South to regu
late afiuirs according to its own taste ruav
intlueuce Mr. Dixon, but its only effect apon
Congress and the people of the North will be to
render them more resolute in their demands,
buch. a determination may seem harsh to tbose
who will sutler from its exercise, but after all it
is neither surprising nor inherenilv unjust.
The tact that President Johnson has been
concerned in the preparation ot Mr. Dlxou's
substitute renders his position in regard to the
amendment extremely weak and anomalous.
Alttiouffh untenable, his course has hitherto
beeu intelligible. He objected to the amend
ment on the pl"a that Congress has no authority
to exact conditions antecedent to restoration.
And he denied the etlicacy ot the amendment
under auy circumstances, because propos'ua.by
a Congress in which tbe South i not repre
sented. Now. however, bis petition is alto
gether altered. As a party to the Dixon amend
ment, he concedes the propriety and legitimacy
of the action of Congress in the premises vu
tuallv admitting pretensions he previously dis
puted, nnd the fitness of a policy he before
. m i , ... . . : .1... .. , . r, I ii in I in
resisteo. ine miupiBiiuu ui iuc mucnuuiuu.
suit the South does not affect the argument.
The principle involved is the stine, and bis
opposition to the ameudii.ent becomes as unin
telligible as it is indefensible, when he sustains
Mr Dixon's compromise.
Haviuff in effect abandoned his old position,
why should Mr. Johnson refuse to accept the
amendment, and to urge It upon the Southern
eentlemen who take counsol with hunr Ihe
Irreat ditlerence between the amendment aud
fhc nronosed sub-titute relates to the exclusion
of Rebels from office. To the North this dif
ference is vital: nothing can avert or overcome
t But it has uo benriiig upon the principle for
THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, SATURDAY,
which the President has contended, and fur
nishes no excuse for continued hostility to the
Coiigresnlonal measure. As the caso at present
stands, Mr. Johnson and his irlonds wk to set
aside the amendment simply andsolely because
it Imposes upon Rebels the mild disability of
exclusion Irom place nd power. Mr. Johnson
cannot Ions maiutsin this attitude be must go
forward until he reach the position held by
Congress and the countrv, or backward until he
come into accord with the Democracy and the
South, in opposition to all amendments. The
eround he now stands upon will not sustain his
"The Social Evil" The Governing Evil.
From the World.
Some clever writer, perhaps It was Arch
bishop Whately, once compared the way in
which, for a long time, a man may carry around
in bis head two completely irreconcilable sets
of Ideas without once discovering their hostile
relations, to the incident of two contending
armies in Scotland silently encamping within a
few rods of each other In the midst of an im
penetrable fog. What the tun did that day, we
hope to do for the beclouded columns of tho
Tribune, and, when its conflicting ideas are dis
closed to each other, to let them fight it out as
best they may.
A bill is now before the Legislature which
proposes to subject to regular medical inspec
tion the women who make sale of their persons.
Tne 'inlmne sets down two objections to its
passage one sophistical, the other earnest and
radical. Its sophistical objection is, that to
regulate prostitution by medical police is to
legalize prostitution. But the liquor law, advo
cated by the tribune, both lor reasons of morals
and for reasons ot revenue, regulates the sale
ot liquor; does it theielore legalize drunken
ness? The two cases are precisely similar; but
the Tribune's notions about the oue and about the
other are precisely antagonistic. We leave
them to contend with each other. Neither can
exist it the other survives.
But the 'Iribune makes this further objection,
which is radical and fundamental: "Ihe
object of regulation is to lesseu the chances of
iniection ot disease: and we would not have
them lessened. On the contrary, we hold it
desirable that it should be renuered absolutely
certain that everyman who visited a house of
ill-fame would there be smitten with an incura
ble and fatal leprosy. It is the cuauce ot escape
unharmed that stimulates lechery aud multi
plies libertines. Were certain and speedy death
the notorious penalty, tho iran-gressors would
be low indeed. But the idea ot securing men
against ihe natural results ol their own vices
is not merely immoral, it is a sli-er illulou."
Human societies the world over, aud even
here, wnere fewer things were committed to
Government to do than elsewhere, have, never
theless, cbarecd Governments with so much
more than their siugle legitimate fuuetion
the administration ot the law, i. c, the common
organized force to prevent tlie doing of injustice
by one citizen aeraiust auother that men have
'Mime to rety, lor the rectification of any great
evil upou these artificial auu clumsy creatures
ot theirs; whereby their own selt-rcliaut ener
gies, and their confidence in the simple lorcti
of the social oruauism (not first contrived at
Paris, London, Philadelphia, or Albany), uuve
become enfeebled with disuse.
It may, therefore, as a practieal matter, be
for a time necessary to the iningatiou 01 great
and admitted evils, that these substitutes, so
long as they arc substitutes, should be put to
some good use. If tbe Government must, for a
time yet, be misused to deprive ineu of their
right to use their faculties as they please, and
their right (o exclianee the property acquired
by such use with whom and lor 'what they
please; if the Government must continue still
to be misused to legalize plundering and spolia
tion by protective tariffs, then surely govern
ments might lor a while be used to circumscribe
the ravages of tho worst ut human dise.mes.
It is in this sense, and with the hope of get
ting the best results out of a police system
unavoidable as a whole, ihat wo have lately
pressed the mitigation of the worst conse
quences of ttoe Bocial evil upon tho izttent on of
our Aloauy legislators. They meddle much; let
them not always mar.
Governments everywhere charge themselves
with supervision of the relations of the sexes.
Tne philosophy which permits tnein to ordain a
lvil sanction to tbe noblest of those relations
must be brutal, indeed, if It shall refuse police
regulation to mitiuare the worst of tliwse rela
tions. And if it be true that nothing less than
the unsofteued consequences of their own errors
can teach men to lorsake them, those conse
quences must lollow upon the erring individual
himself to have their proper aiscipliuary result.
But, says the Tribune: "Even the lite-blood of
intancy is tainted and filled with the seeds of
aeony and death Dy diseases engendered by
lust. The innocent sutler with tbe guilty."
In what way uoes the Iribune propose to have
the inherited suffenuits of the second and third
generations administer their lessons to tuose
who have paid the last penalty lor the vice
which transmitted them?
But there is a gleam of misapplied truth in
the 2 ribwie's doctrine. It is that wuich looks
not to government machinery, but to the natu
j ral forces ot the social organism, tor the means
, or human progrers. In tne social organism,
i liberty is life. The Creator did not blunder in
i framing men as social beings. Human society
I is not a failure, whatever human coverntnents
may be, here and elsewhere. The social forces
' are so constituted by the Creator of them, that
I they won and develop harmoniously in the air
of liberty, aud man reaches a nobler stature in
every succeeding century because ot tbe fact.
1 The hindrances to this free growth are chiedy
those of government, which here aud there has,
doubtless, proauceU some handsome results,
but thereby acquires no better title to operate
out of its narrow sphere ot guarding person,
liberty, and property, thau a gardener who has
trimmed a hawthorn bush into the likeness of
Napoleon, or contrived to force a blush into the
heart ot a camelia, would have to erect himself
into the lawgiver aud controller of the vege
table kingdom. Men have not yet commis
sioned these hot-house gentlemen to prescribe
the crops of the alotve, and ordain fashions to
tbe flora, and heats to tho atmosphere of tbe
temperate and tropic zones; but the social
organism, which is quite as well able to endure
its native air or liberty, they have subjected to
universal and disastrous tinkeriLg.
Ot the tinkeis the Tribune is aoiousr the most
devoted. Protective tarlil's are the tools with,
which it conceives thai uaMoual industry can
be Hammered into vigorous lue. A liquor law
is ihe lettsb which it wovships as capable to
pvtii ncte drunkenness (as it society could rterive
from government any more torce than it puts
into eoverumeut), like the Hindoo who wor
ships the very clay while he is moulding it into
the shape ot an execrable god. Butwbitothe
Tribune proclaims Us reliance epon disease as
th nni. .iiMb unon lechf-rv, and a latal aad
incurable leprcsy as the best possible check, It
refuses to rely upon small profits or no profits
as a suitable means oi diverting men from un
profitaole ocupatioi.s or bankruptcy us tne oest
check upon misguided enter prise.
It has couhdence in the capacitv of the Ame
rican people to discover the mad to health aud
happiness among those fatal piiiulls; It lias no
confidence in their capuciiy to discover the road
towealtn and prosperity anions: these wrecks
aud failures. It believes that uo police can
"secure men aualnst tbe natural results of their
own vices," but has a blind confidence In the
capacity of a t;oneress io secure peouio irom me
natural results of their ou industrial inistaKes.
The one attemot it stigmatizes as Immoral and
a sheor illusion; the othrr it lauds as pure and
it the fog is no lifted from these two conflict
ing sets of notions, v. liese hostility the Tribune
seems never to have suspected, we shall be gld
lo be informed which whips. .
A Pnusiaa Memorial Tbe memorial to lie dis
tributed among tbe Prussian combatauts in tbe
Miccessful campaign is Just being turned out by
the foundries. It couciels of a cross cast from
tbe metal of Austrian puns, aud beariug on one
i-ide the followlup: tn'crlption: "(iod was with
us. to Him be the praise;" audi on tbe reverse,
Kotiisgratz, July 3, WO."
ANDREW JOHNSON STFREOSCOFI
To lh Editor of th Evtning Telegraph:
Slr; Andrew Johnson was no stranger to the
politician who nominated him. HI fuoe was
Ion familiar In the National Assembly. HI
abilities, 'his politics, his habits, were fully
understood by those who placed hlra before the
people for the exalted position he now holds.
And If he has disappointed us they are respon
Bible. We well remember how heartily we cast
our ballot for as they taught us to believe
Honest Andy. We confess to great disap
pointment. We would not think of voting for
him again, even for Mayor. He has good
points of character, but is not calculated to give
dignity to tbe positiou nor harmony to the
popular elements. It should be to those elec
tion managers a wholesome lesaon for the
future. In the meantime, weshould be an amia
ble as possible over our folly, aud show our
wisdom by making the best of it.
We propose to view our subject impartially
not with the contracted eyes of a partiHuu. but
with the even scales of a llboral ludgmout.
We would open an uccouut with him, debtor
and creditor, and strike the balaneo according
to the strict rule of Justice. No easy task thin,
we confess, Prejudice bus been the blind hatter
to truth throughout all history. We remember
how it bent tho stubborn knees of old Coper-
uiuiiH, auu jorccu nun lo recant a gruvu couvle-
"uw H luTueu iiai vey. linprlsoncu rsio-
vena, burnt heretics at tho stalce. mid hung
men and women in Boston for wearing drab
and funnel bonnets. It is still rampiuii, bar
ring truth, shutting out the light, drugging
baelc the ear of progress, and blowing tu.t
dying oinLers of mi expiring sectionalism,
which has loo long dlNtraeleu our country. Wo
would rather err iu liberality thau pau.ler to
such a spirit.
Wo h;i ve watched the progress of this quarrel
bciwt on the 1 'resident and bis old friends with
much cure, and have arrived ut this conclusion:
In the beginning he meant well. He lias been
limited into his present obstinacy by deter
mined enemies in the camp; and hi.s unguarded
tongue la the rope with wliioli tliey have exe
cuted him politically. Early, fSumnor scanned
the situation, humour Is Phillips rellected with
incrtaseu focus from the Senatorial telescope,
lie saw that Andrew Johnson was lobe a bur
ner to indiscriminate suff rage, and form wli h
proceeded to pour out his vials of wrath upon
him. In the laee of astonished Henatorx he de
clared the l'reideul"l whilvwuxher oj 'secession,"
und wui sorely rebuked by them. It was a
trick ol tho wily Abolitionist to head oft' old
Tt'iiiicrssee, aud was successful, uo doubt, be
yond thu inoNt sanguine calculation. Tho
1'iesldent waxed hot, with wrath, and popped
his head luto the noose most obediently. This
win on the I'M of February , lHOo. Iu the pro
Hence or u huge assemblage lie, in passion,
kicked the beam ol political respectability, Ills
last words being "doud duck."
Jiis unguurduu tongue has done more to de
stroy his popularity lu;.n nil tile Congressional
pack t getlier. It has out-iStuveiiud .Stevens, und
made opponents by the score. That unl'ortunalo
speech, in which lie stooped from his uugust
position to bandy epilliets with his oppotmuls,
iiuil Ills unpremeditated extempore in his
ineinoiable pilgrimage lo the ui.'ivo of Douglas,
old more to nentruli.n hi.s slule-.m mslilp thuii
all his enemies could nave done in years of
wordy buttle. In coulerring 1). I), on Forney
lie lost his title to respect, trom those who
elevated him to power. Iet all future Presi
dents udopt silence for tiieir motto it ihey would
enjoy an easy couch.
As lo the seiiliment of this lirst pugilistic sot
to, we nre ruther with Johnson, with his quali
fied huUriigu, limn with buiimcr. We would
like to see universal sutl'. uga when we are ready
lorlt. We hope lo live to enjoy this glorious
cuiiniuniiou of political reform; but wo kuow
ltiioianco Is a tyrant, most, unjust to its own
vniurieM, and the very bane of tho ballot.. This
was fully proven in me hue struggle. For ibirty
years past it has given us worlhiess paper lor
cuneocy lusteud ol a confiding uuliouul gold
lcprettcnlative. Prudence tells us to lulio warn
ing Irom the pusl.und beware how Wo tnrow
our "pearls before awine."
The President has clearly disappointed his
friends; but, to "give the Devil his due," lie lias,
iu thu past, deserved well of bis country In its
most trying hour. We remember mm us Sena
tor, when lieasou raised its slimy cresi iu tno
SScuutO. How he fueed the tuusiu, aud sinotu
witi. keeu lebuke the arcli-tr.uiorsof nis own
MiiihV South. How. at the eloso of that ex
citing coulibt, he journeyed through the North,
mousing the lelhuigic populucu lo their daugur.
How. when tbe lioi dor (Slates hung trembling
in the scale, he flew lo the post of dangor, uud
lor lour trying years beat buck the maddened
lurios of secession. The Judgment of ull loyal
men up lo tills time was that, next to Abraham
Lincoln, Andrew Johnson was most deserving
of honor at their hands.
"Plow has tho mighty fallen!" Strange meta
morphosis. Ho is to-day the most unpopular
mini iu public; and defiant majorities rido
rough-shod over Ins vetoes, as a sort of Con
gressional recreatiou. Had he cultivuled un
unliable deportment, he might have retained
much of his popularity, una rendered hurmlcss
ho thrusts oi his designing enemies.
Doubtless tlie President is egotistic, dogmatic,
stubborn, Impetuous, unguarded; but wecanuot
relieve him u traitor, or in Improper sympathy
w ith Ihe enemies of ids country. Honestly, we
hink he has proved his patriotism ubovo sus
picion; uud credit should be given him iu
making up our balance-sheet.
Would wo impeach? No. "Why waste our
ammunition on a dead duck1!" We would not
exchange our irying-pan lor iho tire. Were we
Andrew Johnson, we would pray without ceas
,ng for iiiipeuchment. It would be his oppor
luuily. We can conceive how eminent und
ubltt counsel could add a new pugo to ttio
volume of our national eloquence In tho
defense of such a case, the woilii Holding breath
less attention lo every utterance. Aoquittul
would In ull probability follow; aud tho great
Union parly that bono oi progress would
slugger under the effects of its own lolly. Iu
power lor good would be perilled, and the
deiunct corpse of Democracy that urch-eneuiy
ol progress might start afresh from the grave
to winch a tried patriotism bus consigned it.
Phillips, ISumiier, uud lieecher ure all, doubt
less, well-meaning men. They have their hob
bies, aud bluck ones they ure; and they chooso
lo riue them, without eieii L. hiiiLern. or com
pass, iuio tho unsurveyed luuue, reckless of
consequences, (shall wo mount Ouhiud uud do
likewise? This is uotlhe plaUorm ol our party.
W e preler llsteiilug to the udinonilions of ex
perience, und to exercise, ut least, a llUlo of the
cauilon vouchsnied to us by nature.
V e can recognize u flaw In our own weh. We
think it iho height oi bigotry to assent lo every
rdict of our purty. What party, either iu
fcluto or Church, was ever perfect, aud void of
prejudice? .Majorities run iuto lyrauuy as
lreely us water luns down hill. Wo should bo
ever awake to the temlencieaof human nature.
1 he President may have too much ohai lty for
nebcin. His opponents may err on the other
cxlieme. We would choose a middle ground,
on which both recohhlruclioii and reconcilia
tion could bu consummated. To sec urn ihe oue
without tho oihcr, would bo like a molisli ut
tempt to reur a house or stone without the
liecessury ccuiout with which to render it en
during. We w ould not Justify tho president in his per
vtisencss, but w duro to credit him lor the
goud deeds of the puHl for tho faithful spirit
wun which he strove to Have Hie Union irom
.. wuiiipooi oi sueessioh. One thing is do
serving ot consideration. Truitoror not. he has
the conhdenco of tho best men of Abraham
1-lneoln s ublnet. Dolhosoaiso purtuke of the
n. Utt V,1.? e"l"etsuid to be resident IU his
i r ii.m. J o. ?ruul , 1'"-'1''er. world-tamed
Ion lo he,?vai ulrloll'U. and whose dovo-
i if. i!P. iy 1""4 I1'V,;I' ,,(t" quostioued
! s ,?Jt;."l,,,i,e,,U,',!(' wl'b the land and
.l...ntt..Vu ka ,)u.r hl,"'y emblem triumph-
r...j v, i,,u cuu. Sllell , .,u .lvrla,.r
u'onlii ,n,u. V""1 "in ir onus.
nconcll ul ton .."."! toet"1"- the spirit of
these arcut an.r.VJi0,u,11' l,,ut sorviues of
t at our vlcnnhf?d ,n" ,ma bu pieserved
, ."1"! m" march may t,o coiuluued.
1 . vo a irrea rS, V.Lllcu bo achieved. We
pcrlhedU wewM,! '"' Us- WMloh ",lly 1)0
r. ""r,u we weaken our enonl,.- k iVntrh.iHI
eoncni on. KniilriiU m . "J "
our destinies o their Tk ,uy,''0:, but, UW8 Ue
where, we. m,., l.T ."""ts, Uod only knows
up. A ilKPUUMCAN.
paper.' huV Tbeeu rZuZ ,S"u,thern
George Washiutrtn,. V15?..?. P?l ol between
the idea advanced bv thn C 7 , . llere irt
to it:-- "e Itecord in regard
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20lt0 Pennsylvania Knilroad. 1st
MoilKiiRe, Mix Per Cent. HoniN,
2.-, (00 Pennsy lvania Kullrond. 2d Mori-
' gime Mix Per. Cent, Bond
25,000 Western Pennsylvania Hailrotul
friix Per Cent, llonds (Peunsvl-
vunla Knllroad ciiHranlees)
30,000 Stale ol Ten neaseu Five Per Cenu
T.0U0 btiua of Tennessee Six Per Cent.
li.OOO IKK) Hlinres hlock ol (iermiiiitown
(.as Company (prlticlpulund In
terest niiuriintoed by tlie clly of
7,150 US Hhares Mock ol Pennsylva
nia JtallroaU Company
5,000 loo Shares (slock of Is'ortli Penn
sylvania llallroad Compiiiiy
20,000 Hi (Shares Stock ol Philadelphia
nnd Hoiilliern Mud Meamslili)
l!l.",900 Loans ou llonds nnd Mortnago,
1st I.leus on City Properly..
21 1,50(1 "00
l.M.j.(MMiar. Market value, tl.070,-So'
tost, $l,oao.u02 ().,.
Ileal J'.slule Itd.OOO-OO
Jims rcccivamu inr lnsinaiiees
llalunce One HI agencies. Pre
miums ou MarlnePollcies, Ac
crued Interest, und other
debts due to the Company 33,923' 90
Scrip auu isiock oi suntiry insu
rance und oilier Communes,
f.,,17.'!. KUtinuted value 2,!30'00
Cush Iu l'.uuk Jstl .Ilre2l!
Cash in Jlrawer 4l7'U
Tills being a new enterprise, the Par is assumed
os the marKei value.
Thomas C. Hand
Samuel K. stokes,
William O. iloulton,
it. Jones Itrooke,
Jacoo P. Jones,
James it. McKurland,
Joshua P. I'.yre,
J. H. Semplo. Pittsburg,
A. H. Herder, "
li. i. JMorKiin, "
George W. Iiermirdou.
IIA. II. President.
John C. Davis,
Kdmiuid A. louder,
John It. Penrose,
Henry C. Unbelt, Jr.,
.lames C llnnU.
William U. hiulwlg,
Josi'pli 11. .Seul,
(ieorsje (4. helper,
lliitfh l liilu.
J ol. n f). Taylor,
JiHI.N C. DAVIs. Viee-Presiilunt.
HtritN, .Secretary. 185
rEKPOOL AND LONDON
GLOBE IHSURAHCE COMPANY
Capital and Assets, $16,000,000.
Invested in United States, $1,500,000.
Total Premiums lteceived. by th
Company in 1805, S4,947,175.
Total Losses Paid in 1865, $1018,250
All Losses promptly sdjustea wluiout reterencs t
General Avent tor Pennsylvania.
No. ti Merchants' Jl.xohanre
NORTH A11KBU AX TRANSIT
INSl lt.lMi: IOJIIMW.
o. a;r roi itTii ntkkkt.
Aniinul Policies issued uuuinsl tieneral Accidents
ol all in seripuous til exceedingly low rales.
Insurance ellecled for one year, in unv mini fnim
$Iimi to lu, ink), at a premium ot only one-hull' per cent.,
securing the lull amount insured in ease ol'deatli, and
u compensation each week equal lo the whole, pla
in! urn paid.
Mini i nine l ltKois lor j, z. a, o, i, or iu uays, ori,;i,
or t uiuuihs, ul lu cents a uay, iiisiiruiK iu ihu sum ol
f .Oni. or t'lYim: hi per week it disabled, lo he had at
the Ueiiural uuice, o. iai k. ruumii mroei, I'liua
Uelphiu. or at Hie various Itailrouil Ticket ollices. lie
sure to purchase the tickets ol Uiu orih American
'iransit lusuruiice Company.
l or circulars auu luriner liuormuiion upiuy at the
(ieiieral Ullice, or ol any ol Iho uuiuorl.ed Auuulsuf
uwis li. nui i-i , i-rcsiueiii,.
J A All-US M. CON itA 1, Treasurer.
iiKMlY C. lIltOWN, Beerelary.
JOHN C 15V1.1.1T1. Sullcilor.
1.. L. lJoupl, lato ot Puuusylvuuia llallroad Com
J. K. KliiiiMcy, coutineiiini Jtoiei.
Sioiinel C Palmer. Cu.-hier ol Com. National Hank.
11. U, l.eiseiiruit!. Nos. 2;i7 and 2JI Doon street.
James M. Conrad, liiui ol Courud & Wallon, No, 027
Atai ket street.
Knoch Lewis, lale uen. superintenuent I'enua. U.K.
Andrew Mehulfey, b. W. corner oi Third and Wal
O. C. l-rancleiis, lien. Aueu'- penna. it. it. i;o.
'1 liomus K. Peterson. No. H iM -Market street.
W. W. Kurtz, ill in of kui lz. A Howard, No. 2 1 S.
Third street. 1 :l ly
PROVIDENT LIFE ANI TRUST COMPANY
.'NO. lllMlUlll i'UUlWJl nireev.
l"C01U01lA'lKi) Hd MONTH, 22d., lRUi.
CAPITAL, jl'ili.ooo, PAIU IN.
Insurance ou Lives, by Veurly Premiums; or by 5,
10, or ai yeur Preuiiuuis, Non-ioi iellure.
Lnduu melius, iiayaine at a luuue age, or on prior
decease by Yearly l'lemlums. or 10 year Premiums
holh classes joii-iorieiiuie.
Aniiullles (iranted on luvorame terms.
Term Policies. Children's Kiiilownuinls.
el, u i '..iiikiuiiv. whi I u iv Inn tlie insured tlie security
of u piuu-up l a'plial, will divide the entire prolits of
Hie l.lle PUSineSS Uiuonx lis x-oney iiuiiiria.
Monevs receiveu ul Interest, unci paid ou ucmunu.
a iiiliorii-ii hv charter to execute Trusts, and h act
us K.xeeuioror Ailuiinistraior, Asslunee orliuardian.
nil ui oilier liuuclury capacines, r, uuer upiMiimiiieiii,
ol uiiyl'oiirt ol this Commonwealth, or any persou
or persons, or oouies punuc r i:uiiuoiie.
SAMUEL It. SlIIPLKY. , IIKNUY 1IAI.N 1.S,
JOM11JA H. MOKK1S,
P. WISTAIl IIKOVV'.N.
ItlCHA 111) V(A)i).
ii ii ii A n.l CADIIUIIY.
WILLI A Al HACKKU,
t.llAllliM 1'. lei'Cl.i.
SAMl'KL It. SlUPLKY, HOW LA NT) PAU11Y.
THOMAS.WlSTAll, M. D J. li. TOWNsllMi,
Aleincui l-.xuiiiuier. x.'h'ai aioisci.
P1KENIX INSURANCE COMPANY Or
INCOItl'llUA l i'.ll 1HM UlAiii r.Jt iT.itri',i c .t-u.
No. WALN U l hlreet, opposite me rAciiam;'-.
i u.miiinu to l A It INK and IN LAND 1NSUK-
A NCK, llii Company insures Irom loss or damaRO by
l-lllK lor lloeral lerius on ouiiuhiks, iinfii;imimii
lurntture. etc. lor limited periods, uud permanently
on bulldiiiKS. by deposit ol premium.
The ompauv ha neon in acuve operation lor iiiun
than SIXTY YKA Its. during wuicu ail losses nave
been promptly adjusted ami paid.
Ill II hL l ons.
John L. lloilvc Lawrence Lewis, jr.
M. II. Mahonv
John T. Jewis,
William S. liraiit.
Itoherl W. I.eainiiiK,
11. clurk Whurlun,
lleujainlii i.uiug ,
Thomas It. Powers.
A. ll .MiltiMiiy.
Loins C. Noi rls.
JOHN WUCHi'.UKK, President.
HAMfti. Wilcox, Secrelary. 1
FIRK 1NSURANCK KXCLt)SIVKLY.-TnU
I I.NNSYLVANIA FlltK lNsLHANCK COM
PANY Incorporated ISii-Charier Perpeiual-No.
&I0 W A LN UT street, opposite 1 iidupendeiiee iuare.
for over loriv yeurs. l ontinut K to liisn e aRuiuxt loss or
dumiiKi' by lire on Public or 1'riviile Huililhii?s, eitlier
i,..iiiiinenllyorforallnilli'd tlniu. Also.on ! uroiitire.
This Company, lavmumy anowu iu
p.-.i.u.o. . . . .r. -" - . 'a,, in,.., ,.i
hlOt'KS OI OOOUS, llim iuuniiiv ,
U Their Ciintlnl, together with a larpe Surplus Kninl. Is
Invebted In Hie most careful maimer, which enahlet
them io oiler to the Insured uu undoubted, security IU
the case of loss.
Ill 11 K.I 1 11 IV n.
Dunlel Hmilh, Jr.
llenrv Lew is,
J. Oilliuuhum Pell,
i , a v 1 1. i im I'm .Ih.. President.
Wim.iam CI. Cnowl.h, Secretary. 'J
FEBRUARY 9, 1867,
Franklin Fire Insurance Co.
Assets on January 1, 1800,
THCOVI FOR IfMW
1BRKT1 LKll CLAIMS,
LOUSES PAID SINCE 18J29 OVER
Prrpeioal and Temporsry foUcleson Liberal Tsrms
(.hsriea K ntnoker,
Kdward O. Dsls.
Francis W. Lewis, M. D.
Pi ter McCsll.
If. BAJSCKEK, President
.lVi At. I C. 1AI.K, Vice-President
JAW. W. McALLIHIKK. Hetretary protum.
OFFICE, S". 22 WALNUT tT., PHILADELPHIA
lNCOHr01iATl.ll KM. CHAkitR I'LKl'LTUAL
Astets, January 8, 1867, $1,763,267'33.
INLAND TBANaPO&l'AHON and FIKE RISKS
oeorge L. Harrison,
uuiucl W. Joi.es,
John A. Uru n,
Cosres i sylor.
A mtini-e V lute,
Hiolianl 1 WooiJ,
H Morris Wain,
i raueis u. cope,
t award II. 1 totter,
Fnward 8. Clurse,
Vl ll lam Cuinmmns,
T. 1'liiirlUin Henry,
Allrrd D. .Irssap,
John P. White.
Louis C Madeira
ABTHTJK O. COFMS, PrcsiJont
Charles Piatt, Secretary.
WILLIAM LUEULEIt, Harrlsbarg, Pa., Central
Agent lor the State of Pennsvlvsnla.
WHISKY, BRANDY, WINE, ETC.
JHEDEIUCK UALTZ Si CO '6
40 GALLON PACKAGES GIN.
Juft arrived and In bond, 0 I'sckaten 40 Gallon F.X-
CKLsioK SiiKDAM Ul. wlnvli we are now selling a I
the lowest figure. We claim to be the
FIEST IUF0KTEBS OF
FORTY GALLON PACKAGES
BJIEKKY AND POKT WISE.
Sole Agents also lor KIVlEltK UAEDRVT A CO.
Xno. 11G WALNUT Street.
H2 lm PHILADELPHIA.
()ALI10ttMA m DUMMY
From the Vineyards of buuuuia, Los Angelos,
aad Wapa Counties, Calitoima, consist
ing of the foliowiiig:
WIM E BITTEK8,
CAT W HA,
These WINES pre warranted In be the pure juice
prape, unsurpaKMil by any lu the market, ana are b I
riciUiUieiiOitClor Medicinal and iamily purposes. J
E. L. CAUFFMAN.
No. 'Al NortU FOl'UTH Street
WINE TRADE OF THE UNITED STATES
Pure California Champagne,
Made sua prepared as lljdoue in France, Irom pore
Caliiomla Wine, anil takiLu tbe place of Imporie
The nuUeralgntd would call the attention o. Wine
Dealers and lieu 1 Kit pirn to iLe lollolug letter,
wliicli u.uy hive a correct tuea oi tbe quality oi thel
'coTlETAI. Hotel, Puilsdblfbia, Oct 25, 1866.
"MhBblia. LOLL'bKB dl CO. I
'Oeuiieu.eu Having siven your Calliornia Cbanv.
DSLiie a thoiouuh tent e take nieasure iuaavlnir tlia
we tutnk it the best American Wlue we bave ever used
We sbkll at ouce place Itou out Ml ol tare.
Y ouis truiy. J. L. KitiOSLET CO.
CALL and TKY OUR CALl OKbiIA CUAMPAtlN
BOUCHER & CO.,
11 20 tuths3mj Ho. So DEY Street, New York.
A. MAY EK, Agent 710 BAKSOM 8u, Philadelphia.
6HIK I b, mtiWlSHlMti tiOODbv&
W. SCOTT & 0 O.,
SNU 1EALEK 1H
MEN'S i'UJ.trMlStlINQ GOODS
Ao. 814 CHtSNXJT btrctt.
FOUU UOOKH HJtLOW TBE
8 27 UK
p A T E IS T SHOULDER-SEAM
AND GKNTLEAliVb FUKMStilNU BTOKE.
PEKFkCT FlTTIMi tiHllt'l AM DkAWH
maiie irom aiiaoureuiiiit at very short notios.
AliatberarUclcsoT UKNTLEMEK bDKLSaOOODB
In lull variety.
WINCHK8TKK & CO.,
1 li No0CHE8ilUTBtruet
COMMON PLEAS. IN DIVOUCE, SKr'TEJI-
y lii'.L '1K..M, A. 1). 1W, Mo. os.
A.V'Xi It. PAltKlllLL, by her next I'rleiiil, etc., vs.
lllAllLl iS UOWAHU PAltKlllLL.
Sir: Pieuso nolloe rule this iluy Brunlod on you, lu
the uhove cane, lo show ittii.i why u divorce a vinculo
uiuli'iiiioiiu Hhouht not he uecreen Iheroin, returuuhlo
on iho 16th iuNt., al lu o'clock A. M.
M. 11. e-HAKPLKSS.
Allot t'.i-y lor LihoilunU
To Charles Howard Parkhill, respoudi'iii.
I' l lii uki y ', li 7. i 8 liliitint
I .N THE OHPllANS'tUUKT FOU THE CITVT
L AMJ COUNTY OF 1'lllLADKLPlllA.
It.MlHle ol CIIAIILI'M L. CHAPPKLL, det'easorl.
'1 he Auditor upiHiluled hv the t'onrttt) audit, soltla
and udJiiBl the uciounl or WILLIAM V. CT1APPK1.L,
Adlnialrator ol the ebtale of tHAKLI'Ji L. CHAP
l'1'.i.L, deceuKcd, anil to report distribution or the
buluuce in tbe hands of tbe Accouulant. will meet
the iiurllest InUTtnii'd tor the uurpoxo of his anpoint
ment.ou MONDAY, 1'Vbruury is, lii7, at 2 o'clock p.
M., utkiH Ollice, No. 3i S. TU1UD aliewt, lu iho city
ol Philadelphia. , .,,..
2 7 thsttif.t K. IL TUAHP, Auditor.
TESTATE OF ANN NORTH, DKCEASEU.
h uudersltued all pemons InUcbted to the suld estate are
requeKtej to ln(ke psyuicut, aud those huvhig- claims,
I w vteivut ,UCiii to ur.. .
wV..,lu,,u,. . wir.H.r v.
ho. ttib N. H.'XTJl mreet:
Or to the Attorney, KollKBT 11. COXE.
... 62HWALNDt Street
PhilsdeJpMsinusryJS.JstjL i iBatjt
NITKU STATES KEVENUK STAMPS.
Prinoiiallepor, No. 8(14 CHKHNUT Street.
teutrsl 'uut-riiniii ', ko .StI".et' one door "O'0"
Cbesuilt. Kstablislied Itlli'i.
Heveuus 8Umiio eveo deacnutiou constantly on
baud lu suv amount. ' '
uriitnibv Wail or Express promptly stteuded to.
FURNITURE, BEDDING, ETC.
p II E FURNITURE
COULD & CO.'S
K. E. CORNER NINTH AND MAJsXET BTBEXTfl,
Not. 87 and 30 Keith HC0RD Btreat,
It the Largest, Cheapen, and Best Stock la tha
FsaMon, strle, oarsLIHVT, f,n!h, sod cbespnesa aU
co mbined In tbeir Immense artetv oi Oil I -MALI H
Heiore pnrohsslng cell and examine, or sendrotta
printed cstalotu. ! U tp
t bsvs a larRC siock 01 evt rj vai'ety ot
VThlift I will tul i in itio piices,ionslstiDt o
PLAIN aMi MAlvbl.f. lol' COllAQM BU1IB
V Al.M 'I CHAi.Mii' nl l it.
PAkl.OK M lift 1 VLLVKT PLUSH
1' Alii OK HC II IN hAIKCLOlU.
KilliilioarilM. K.TlHiiMlnn TKhlMS W . Mrn Ktf. I'
fclsttrvsses, Lounses, etc elo.
K. E. comer eECOK D and liAClL etreeot.
A. S. ROBINSON,
French Plato Looking-Glassoa,
Euwvlos rAiMut-umviNos ttu
fcanuistuiter oi ml kudt ot
LOOKING-GLASS, PuKTSAIT, AJJO PICTTjaX
FKAML3 10 0KDEH,
No. 91 0 CHKSNUT STREET
TH1BD DOOH ALOVE TUE CONTINEATAU
UlLADELrHIA. i IS
STOVES, RANGES, ETC.
(JV LVEK'S NEW PATENT
HOT-AIR F U R N A C E.
hANGKS l)b ALL. SIL.E8.
Also, PtallexBr'a Mew Low Pressure
Stea.ut Ileatlug Aitsrslus.
10R SALIC BY
61'.' 3 No. 1182 MARKET Street.
I'hoSiPSOA'S LONDON KITCHKNhfl,
i4H 1 1 lu l l.a.N I'.ANGfc, tor snilhe, Hoteis,
or l ubllc Im-lituiicUH, in 'IWLMY DIP
lEiihT Ml-. 1ft. itlto, l hlladeltihls Baniroa.
I.ut-AIr Ktinsces, l oitsble Leuters, I owtlown iirates,
lirticsrd Moves, Lsth Boileis, Rtewbole Plates,
ltolU is, C ookmg Moves, etc , wholesale and retail, sy
then snulscturers. B11AHPL & l'HUMSON,
HIT stutb 6a.' No. 2U9 N. hKCOKK bueet.
A line assortment ol POCKET end
TAKLJS CUTLKkT. KAZOKS, Ha
ZOK rt'l HOI'S. LADIK8' MClrtljOUH
1-APLU AiD TAILORS BHEABh, KTC, st
L. V. HKLM0LD8
Cutlerv More. So, 13ft outh TENTH Htreet.
Three doors abort Walnut'
GOVKHNMENT fcALE AT CHARLESTON,
The following OHDNANCE PROPEKTV will
ho sold at Public Aurtioii, at the United Htates
Arsenal, C'liurleston, K. C, on MONDAY, MarcU
4, Iho", fommeui'lUB ut 10 A. M.:
About W nut ttins (cuuuuu) Casi Iron.
About 7,";U net ttiusSliot, ssholl, etc. (about one
lutlf liuve valuable soil inouil ullacheU). '
About KXI tons Lomlutl Khell.
About 15 tons Scrap Wrought Iron.
About i'j tons Scrap ltrass, Copper, etc.
&;7 vt'ooUen Artillery Carriages, lroued.
lfiO wooUeu CliassiM, Ironed.
About 750 Cavalry Hndilles. 7t)0 Bridles. 8300
Cni'trldge Boxes, and a quantity of other leather
1 large Hand Eire Engine, built by Agnew,
About IJiUO barrels Unserviceable Towder.
Also, a large quantity of other property, cou
filbtliiBPi inelpuilyof Musket AppendsgeH, Une;s,
Hope, Implements, Miscellaneous Tools, etc.
Terms Cosh on the day of the sale, iu United
Ample time allowed for the removal of the
property, at the expirutlon of which that not
removed will revert lo the Government,
By authority of Chief of Ordnauce.
E. 11. l'AHKEU.
Captain Old., and Brevet Major U.S. A.,
2 7 It 1310 20 Coiiini'n Charleston Arsenal.
J AUGE BALE OF ARMY CLOTHING.
Depot Quartkkmastkr's Offipe. 1
Baltimouk Mil., February B, 1807. j
Will bo sold at Public Auction, in the city
of Baltimore (at Government Storehouse, No.
10 !S. EUTAW Street), on WEDNESDAY, 12
M., 1 cbi uaiy 27, 1WI7, a lot of
S478 NEW YOUK JACKETS,
of Irregular pattern, aud otherwise umuiled for
issue, to troops.
By reason of its lng retention in store, the
material la in borne instances more or less
Sale will take place In lots to suit purchasers.
Terms Cabh iu Government funds, uu day of
Three days allowed to remove purchases.
By order ol the Quartermaster-General,
A. S. KIMBALL,
Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U. 8. A.,
ADUEON, THOMAS & CO.,
No. Mb. CHARLES Street.
2 7 lTt Auctioneers.
M POUT ANT
bALE OF GOVERNMENT
Depot Quartehm aster's Offk-b,
, 17. j
.limiiHi v lltL in
Will be sold at Public Auction, at the port of
Baltimore (Henderson's Wharf, East uaiu
more), on THURSDAY, 12 M., February JW,
bUFERB SIDE-WHEEL STEAMER
of 779 tons; length, 225 leet; breadth of beam, 31
feet; depth of hold, 13 feet; cylinder, 50 Inches
and 11 leet stroke.
A rare opportunity is afforded, in the sale or
this Kleamer, to persons desiring to purchase a
really tlrst-elass vessel.
She Is of light draught, the eugine and boiler
are in most excellent condition, and the hull
perfectly sound aud stroug.
It is believed that, for size and build, the COS
MOPOLITAN surpasses any vessel hitherto
ollered by Government lor salo at this port.
Terms Cash, in Government fuuds, ou day or
Farther particulars may be learned on appli
cation to the uniterslgneil, or to the Auction
eers, Messrs. APKEOIN, THOMAS & CO., No, U
South CHARLES Street.
By order ol the QuuBlormato-Oonea 1
Captain and A. Q. M., U. H. A.,
2 2 127 Deiot Quartermaster.
UNITED STATES KEVKNUR STAMPS.
Principal Depot. No. SH4 CHE8NUT Street.
Central Depot, No. Ins 8. P1KI H Street, one door beto'
Ltniraivep 'Jjn.mut. Established lata.
Bevenue Stamps or ever; description consUntly on
band in any amount
orders by Mail or Eanrens promptly attended lo.
I uitea Mates Notes, Drafts ou Pbiladeipbia or N
York, or current lunils received In pavnieuu
Psrtlcalsr atteutiou paid to small order. .
Tbe declHloas ol the Coinuilrsion cau be eeaniitea.
na auy uitoroistiou regarding the law cboemuiy