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VOL. 1. AUGUSTA, ME., MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 25, 1870. no. 97. licniubec |mtral. Published on Water, Toot of Court Street, AUGUSTA, MAINE. PI SPRAGl’E, OWEN A NASH. Jailg Jicmukc Journal Is issued every morning, except Sundays. Contains the latest news by telegraph ami mail, gives reports of the Markets, ami has carefully pre pared political and loral article.-, and a generous amount of farming, home and miscellaneous read ing with a full compilation of State new.-*. Terras, $7 per annum in advance; ii payment ih not made within the year. Single copies 4 cents, to bo had at the bookstores and at this ofllce. Advertisements one inch in length, three in sertions or leas. $1.00; 25 cts. for every subsequent insertion. Longer advertisements, or those Inserted for any considerable length of time, will be inserted at iavorahlo terms to the advertiser. Special Notices 25 per cent, additional. Amusement Notices, $2 per square per week. 'alccltli] Jiennebec Journal, Published every Wednesday morning, • la the largest tolio paper in the State, containing netvs, political articles, agricultural and scientific matter, tales, poetry, anecdotes, household recipes, markets, Ac., Ac. Terms $2 per annum in advance Transient Advertisements, $1 50 per inch for first week; 25 cents per week lor each subsequent insertion. Special Notices, $2.00 per inch for first week; 50 cents per week for each subsequent week. Business Notices, in read.ng columns, 20 cents per line for first insertion ; 10 cents per line lor each subsequent insertion. All transient advertisements to be paid for in advance. CONY HOUSE, ll'.fTIi'K UTMOST, | AUGUSTA, MAINE. THIS new Hotel affords accomraodalions that no other one does in the city tu the travelling com* munity, being located In the CENTRE OF BUSINESS. and very near the Depot. The travelling public may be assured that no pains will be spared to meet ail their wants, and with the Hii»istaiice of Mit. Ti knkii, Lite ol the Augusta House, we hope to merit a share of the public patronage. Connected with this II -use is a First Class Livery Stable! G. A. & II. CONT, Proprietors. tllJanAw. tf A. P. COULD, -DEALER IN — STOVES, WOOD & C0«l FORNACES, bi:gi8TEH8, «sto. Particular attention paid to retting HOT AIR FURNACES. Also Agent for the new PEERLESS COOK1XG STOVE. THE SAMPLE COOK, amt VXIOX PORTA RLE RAXGE. STOVE REPAIRS, Pumps and Lead Pipe. Tint Brittannia, and Toilet Wart. WTIN ROOFING, and all kinds of JOBBING promptly attended to. 1 Door North or Itailrond Bridge, Water Street, Augusta. Janl8-tAw4tf BATH TIBS, UHTKK BOILERS, Water Closets, Wash Basins, HIIAHS A- PLATED WARE, Cast Iron Pjpe, Lead Pipe, Sheet Lead, And every article pertaining to Plumbing kept con ’staidly on hand and for sale at H. R. STRATTON’S, Corner Bridge 4k Water Streets, Under Hunt’s nat Store. N. B. riumbmg in all its branches done in a neat and thorough manner. Particular Attention Paid to Jobbing. tl2apr-tf "PAINT STOCK r Great Reduction in Prices, -AT TITCOMB & DORR’S, West End Kennebec Bridge. t~2aprtr__ Cough Candy ! "ITrENRENBURG’S COUGH CASDT cures >> COUGHS, COLDS, WHOOPING COUGH ami all Throat troubles. 2 Doors south of Granite Block, Market Sq. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, Taney Goods, «fcc., sold by lanl-lyt _W. WENDENBUKO. Photographs & Melanotvpes, At the same OLD PLACE, At the same OLD PRICES, vln 9 1-9 tizi Pictures in Cards for 60 cents. 4 1-4 “ •* *< 60 •< 4 1-4 “ tn Card envelopes, 50 cts. 1 5x7 “ »» Mat, 60 “ j 1# TINTYPES for 35 cents. A good assortment ol FRAME*, AERFMS, tVe., now on hand. Particular attention given to copying. 8 Doors south of the Post Offlce, AUGUSTA, ME Ujiu>7U.au> II. UAILLV. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. A FACT U OUTII KXOWIXG. TO THE PEOPLE OE AUGUSTA, And all having business in Augusta please bear in mind that the place to buy PURE AND RELIABLE Drugs, Medicines, TOILET & FANCY ARTICLES, And APOTHECARIES’ GOODS generally is at FRANK KINSMAN’S DRUG STORE, He has spared no pains in selecting Goods of the purest to be found in the best markets of the United States, and the same are offered to the public at WHOLESALE OR RETAIL, at “Prices that Defy Competition.” He also continues to make all odd change IX GOLD AXD SILVER. Ilis motto Quick Sales, Small Profits, Pure and Reliable Goods! In hot weather FRANK'S STORK is the coolest place in the city, and the Ice Cold Soda drawn from the Famous Non-corrosive Arctic Fountain refreshes many weary souls. Temperance Devotees can drink and not violate their pledge. THE COLDEST AND THE BEST ! THE COLDEST AND THE BEST 1 with rich and delicious FRUIT SYRUPS. n-rh ysicians’ Prescriptions carefully compounded from the purest Medicines at all hours of the day and night. REMEMBER THE NUMBER OF FRANK KINSMAN'S DRUG STORE, No. 142 Water Street, : Augusta, Maine. » b <- AND • & IVAUSESP Trunks ! Trunk.s! TIIE PLACE TO BUY Froucli, Eu;ono, Solo Lontlicr, And all kinds of common T R A YELLING TRUNKS! Also, Ladies’ and Gents’ TRAVELLING 4 SHOPPING BAGS, is at HAMILTON & TURNER’S, 133 Water Street. _ I The lliuht Place to bur your HARNESSES, and get the celebrated 1>UNN HARNESS, bat HAMILTON Ac TLKNEK’S, 133 WATER STREET, The cheapest place to buy WHIPS, CL'P.r.VCOMBS, BRUSHES, BLANKETS, SURCINGLES, HAL TERS, 4c., is at HAMILTON 4 TURNER’S, 135 WATER STREET. HARNESSES! To;- Business, l'lensure, Test tiling, Trucking, Carling & Expressing. Manufactured from GOOD OAK STOCK, and by the best of workmen. M’e would remind the public that our II tes^ took all the premiums offered at the last State Fair four in number Also the lir>t premium at tiie late New England Fair. Ah our customers are daily informed t . it our Harnesses are Machine Stitched—we would invite them and the public generally’ to call anil • vitnine the largest dock of reudv-made Harnesses ever of fereil in this city, and we will convince them that we make the be^t HAND STITCHED work to be had for the same amount of money, and if we «bm’t have on hand what is wanted, can make it at short notice Samples of Gold Gilt! Oroide Si 1 vx- . Covered, and Japanned Trimmed Harness mav tie seen at our salesroom, NO. 172 MIDDLE sTKELl HENRY DUNN & SON. For £»ule by Hamilton tfc Turner, 135 WATER STREET, - - AUGUSTA, MAINE tlIfcb-tF ' OPPOSITE PEERING & HOLWAY'S. BOSWOBTH lIAVIKCi REMOVED TO STORE KTO. 174, (2 Doom south of Bridge street,) whieh lias been expressly fitted up for his business, where will be found a VERY LARGE STOCK of SPRING WOOLLENS! Of* tlie I .atest r'anliionH, WHICH WILL BE CUT AND MADE UP TO ORDER IN THE V©ry Latest Style. ALSO, WILL BE FOUND A LARCE STOCK OF Ready Made Clothing, -AND ' Gents’ Furnishing Goods OF EVERT DESCRIPTION. It. T. BOSWORTH. Augusta, Mar. 7th, 1870. t7mar-tf THE KENNEBEC JOURNAL, (Established in 1825.) Enlarged and Improved. A POLITICAL & FAMILY NEWSPAPER. Not Excelled by any in the State. Just Enlarged and Printed on New, Plain, and Handsome Type! Having Full Reports of Legislative proceedings; carefully prepared Political Articles, Facts and sta tistics; Local. Domestic and Foreign News; Corres pondence; Tales, Poetry, Agricultural and other Miscellaneous Matter. ATo Increase of Subscription Price—A Good Time to Subscribe. The Weekly Kennebec Journal. The Kennebec Journal 1- In the Forty-fourth year of its age. It has juat been enlarged, and is now a THIRTY-SIX COLUMN PAPER, Its size not being exceeded by that of any other paper in the State, and surpassed by but few m other States. It will CONTAIN' Carefully Prepared Political Article-. Facts, Statis tics, Speeches and Extract.-; Full Reports of the Proceedings of the Maine Legislature; Reliable Information in relation to mat ters pertaining to the state Govern ment; Reports of the Doings of Congress ; Local and State Ne ws ; Summaries of Do mestic and f oreign News: Reports of the Markets at Home and Abroad; well se lected Tales, Po e try , Agricultural and other Inter esting and Useful Reading for the Family; also Correspondence from Abroad and original Articles upon subjects of Geu’l Interest. It has been enlarged from Twentj'-Eislit to Thirty-Six Columns, in width, and proportionately increased in length, and is printed on an Entire New Suit of Type, Making it one of the Handsomest and Most Readable, as well as one of the CHEAPEST PAPERS IN PRICE, published. The price of subscription has not been increased on account of enlargement. Now is the Time to Subscribe! Terms $2.00 per annum in advance. $2.25 at the eud of mx months, and $2.50 at the end of the year. Published every Wednesday. Daily Kennebec Journal, Will l.e issued every morning. Sundays excepted.) on and alter the tlrit of January. Will give Full and Accurate Reports of th* Proceedings of the Legislature from day to day; Reports of Im portant Hearings before Committees; Abstracts of Discussions in the Boards of Education and Agriculture; will have the Latest News by Tele graph the same as other dailies, and will also have Editorials, Correspondence, Local* and the usual Summaries of News, also the most Import ant Speeches of the Session. The Discussions in the Board of Education will give New and Additional Importance to the Daily Journal, as it will contain reports of them. Terms, $7.00 per year; $2.00 for the Session. 4^- Members of the Legislature will do their con stituents and themselves a l'avor to interest them 'elves in getting subscribers to the above publica ;ions. The Daily keeps up that correspondence jetween the People and their Representatives. Jirough their Legislative Reports, which is neces sary and agreeable to both. No Tri-Weeklv will be published. Those pci sons ivlio desire a full report of the Legislative Proceed ugs, must subscribe for the Daily Journal. $®** Postmasters and Members of the Legislature mthorized to take subscriptions. gjrThe Weekly and Daily Kennebec Journal ire published at Augusta, Maine, by SPRAGUE, OWEN & NASH. New Firm ! WILLIAUSOA aTgreexwdod, f Successors to Af. <7. Brooks.) DEALERS IN STOVES! Furnaces and Hardware. AGENTS FOR “ K irlimond's Celebrated Portable Range!” RICH MOXD’S HANGING DOME COAL PUTINACE ! Vlso, all the most approved Stoves in the market JOB BING PROMPTL V ATT K SDK 1) TO. Kerosene Lamps and Lanterns repaired. >. WILLIAMSON. ( HAS. GREENWOOD. Late Wvman A Williamson. Late ul Fa^ninffton. U BATH HOTEL, Ely C. M. Plummor, BATH, HE. Board, - - $1 per pay. j flljan-ly_ _ _ J. W. TOWARD, M. D., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. ArGI'STA, ME. Residence on Green Street, opposite the Metho. list ChBrcb. JOtf JOURNAL JOB PRINTING Establishment! OUR FRIENDS are reminded that having the Largest Steal Jell frintiat Establislient, On the Km r, and employing ; COMPETENT AND EXPERIENCED WOMEN! We are at all times prepared to execute In the best manner and at low prices, all kinds of PLAIN AND FANCY Book Job Printing -SCCH AS —— Books, Pamphlets, Newspapers, Mammoth Posters, Handbills, Show Cards, Circulars, Business and Wedding Cards, Letter Headings, Bill Heads, Ball Tickets, Programmes, Auction Bills, Invoices, Bills of Lading, Receipts, i Law Blanks, PLACARDS, SCHEDULES. INVITATIONS, RAILROAD and Steamboat Printing, Ac., Ac., Ac. : To all thoae who desire work in our line, we would *ay that it is our intention to SUIT OUR CUSTOMERS Both in regard to Price* and Execution of Work. Oid**rs by mail or express will receive the same PROMPT ATTENTION as though delivered persoually. SPEA6TTE, OWEN & NASH, JontNAL ornrE AtorsTA, AcorsTi, Oct. 15, 1969 S. W, HUNTINGTON & CO., Whole,n1e Dealer, In GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS! 190 Water Street, AtratTSTA, MU. 84 Devonshire St., BOISTON, MASS. A. W. Huntington, 8. L. Huntington, Beal. Huntington, (has. H. Mason. ttJl'ob-ly GOVERNMENT OP MAINE, 1 870. GOVERNOR, Joshua L. Chamberlain, Bruuswick COUNCIL. 1st District, Uranus O. Brackett, Berwick. 24 District, William iXering, Portland, 3d District, William Rogers, Batli. 4th District, Ambrose H. Abbot, China. 5th District, Edward R. Spear, Rockland. 6tli District, Joseph W. Porter, Burlington. 7th District, D. K. Hobart, Dennysville. ESBCUTIVK OFFICERS. Franklin M. Drew, Brunswick, Secretary of State. George 0. Stacy, Kexar Falls, Deputy Secretary. 11. M. Pishon, Vassalboro’, Clerk. B. B. Murray, Jr., Pembroke. Adjutant General. Augustus L. Smith, Augusta Clerk to Adjutant General. George N. Page, Norridgewock, State Pension Clerk in Adjutant General’s office. William Caldwell, Augusta, State Treasurer. Sylvan us Caldwell, Augusta, Treasurer’s Clerk. Parker P. Burleigh, Liuueus, Land Agent. governor’s staff. John M. Brown, Portland, Colonel, Assistant Inspector Geueral. Eugene F. Sanger, M. D.. Bangor, Colonel, Assistant Sur geon General. Aitln-de-Camp, with rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Selden Connor. Thomas W. Hyde, George Varney, Nathan Cutler. Prentiss M. Fogler. Augusta, Metsen’r to Gov. ami Council Benjamin F. Harris, Mac bias, Supt. of Public Buildings George L. Goodale, Brunswick, State Assayer. Cyrus F. Brackett, Brunswick, State Assayer. Daniel Winslow, Westbrook, In*|K*ctor Gen. of Beef A Pork. David F'-rnald. Camden, Inspector General of Fish. Geo. F. Dillingham, Oldtown, Agt. Penobscot Tribe Indians. Geo. F. Wadsworth, Kastport, Agt. Passamaqu’y Tribe In. Albert W Paine, Bangor, Bank and Insurance Examiner. Asa W. Wildes, Skovrhegan, j J\amu‘-111. Blake, Bangor, £ Railroad Commissioners | Solomon T. Coreer, Portland, 3 SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. John Appleton, Bangor, Chief Justice. ASSOCIATE JUSTICES. Edward Kent, Ban-' >r. Jonas Cutting, Bangor. Jonathan G Dickerson, Belfast} Charles W. Walton, Portland. William G. Barrow*. Brunswick. Charles Dauforth, Gardiner. Rufus P. Tapley, Saco. ATT'-RNtr GENERAL Thomas B. Reed, Portland. INSANE ASYLUM. Henry M. Harlow, M. I).. Superintendent and Physician Bigelow T. Sanborn, M. 1)., Assistant Physician. TRUSTEES 1 William B. Lapham, M. D., Woostock. President. John T. Gilman, M. D., Portland. Dr. M. R. Ludwig, Thomaston. lion. Geo. A. Frost, Springvale. Hon. A. G. Wakefield*, Bangor. STATE PRISON Warren W. Rice, Warden. El bridge Burton, Deputy Warden. INSPECTORS. William Wilson. Hon. Rufus Prince. STATE REFORM SCHOOL lion. E. W. Woodbury, Superintendent} TRUSTEES. Hon. Noah Wi>ods, Bangor, Presideut. W. E. Gould, Portland, S^retarv. Hon. Nathan Dane, Alfred, Treasurer. Hon. Jeremy W. Porter, Str ng. Tobias Lord, Standish. STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND THE MECHANIC ARTS Trustees* lion. Abner Coburn, Skowhegan, President, llou. Thomas S. Lang, Augusta. Hon. William P Wingate, Bangor J lion. Lyndon Oak, Garland. Rev. Samuel F. Dyke, Bath J. C. Madigati, Houlton. II(*n. Isaiah Stetson, Bangor, Treasurer. Samuel Johnson, A. M., Orono, Secretary. Executive Committee. Hon. Win. P. Wingate, Hon. Lyndon Oak, Hon. Thomas S. Lang. Examining Committee. Joshua L. Chaml»erlain, LL. D.j Rev. Amory Battles; Hon. Thomas S. Lang. Faculty. Merritt C. Fernald A. M., Acting President and Professor of Mathematics and Physics. Samuel Johnsou, A. M , Farm Superintendent and In structor in Agriculture. Steplien F Peckhmn. A. M., Professor of Chemistry. Calviu Cutter, M. D., lecturer ou Anatomy, Physiology and Hygene Coryd«m B. Lakin, Instructor^ Book-keeping. Captain Henry E. Sellers, Bangor, Instructor in Military Tactics. BOARD OF AGRICULTURE. Samuel Wasson, Ellsworth, President. D. 11 Thing, Mt. Vernon, Vico President S. L. G'^nlule Saco, Secretary. .'i. «. r ♦Ttiaia, vrono. S. !’. Beckham* Orono. rharles K llainlen, Waterville. < '.s rus F. Brackett, Brunswick. George L. Goodale, Brunswick. Members at Large. M EM ISr. II?* MII'SI UU1.1TIRK. Seth Scamtnao, for Cumber laud County, Scarborough. W ildes P. Walker, Sagadahoc County, Topsham. William Swett, Oxford County, South Paris. Levi L. Lucas, Somerset County, St. Albans. Ira D««e. York County, Saco. Elijah It. Stackp<>le, Penobscot County, Kenduskeag. Samuel Wasson, Hancock County, Ellsworth. J. Yarnuiu Putnam, Aroostook County, lloulton. Jeremiah R. Norton, Franklin County, Avon. Luther Chamtierlain, Piscataquis County, Atkinson. Moses L. Wilder, Washington County, Pembroke. Isaac Hobbs, Knox County, South Hope. Daniel II Thing Kennebec County, Mt. Vernon. George E. Brackett, Waldo County, Belfast. Z. A. Gilbert, Androscoggin County, East Turner. Calvin Chamberlain, (State Society,) Foxcroft. John Bodge, Lincoln County, Jefferson. COMMON SCHOOLS. Warren Johnson, Topsham, State Superintendent. Joseph F. Dunning, Clerk of Superintendent, Portland. COUNTY SUPERVISORS. Androscoggin, C B. Stetson, Lewiston. Aroostook, W. T. Sleeper, Sherman. Cumberland, J. B. Webb, Gorham. Franklin, A. II. Abbott, Farmington. Hancock, W. H. Savary, Ellsworth. Kennebec, W H. Bigelow, Clinton. Knox, G. M. Hicks, Rockland Lincoln, D. S. Olidden, Newcastle. Oxford, N. T. True, Bethel. Penobscot, 8. A. Plummer, Dexter. Piscataquis, W. S. Knowlton, Monton Sagadahoc, D. F. Potter, Topsham. Somerset. A. II. Eaton, Norridgewock. Waldo, N. A. Luce, Freedom, Washington, W. J. Corthell, Calais. York, M. K. Mabry, Limerick. MAINE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATICN. President, J. H. Hanson, Waterville. Vice-pregident, C. C. Rounds, Farmington. Secretary and Treasurer, C. B. Stetson, Lewiston. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. J. II. Hanson, Chairman, Waterville* C. B. Stetson, Lewiston. A. P. Stone, Portland. J. 8. Barrell, Lewiston. W. Johnson, Topsham. C. C. Rounds, Farmington. J. P. Gross, Brunswick. G. T. Fletcher, Castine. J. B. Webb, Yarmouth. STATE LIBRARY. Joseph T. Woodward, Librarian. — I Brewster’s Hotel, SKOWHECAN, ME. rpms large and commodious Hotel is situated at 1 the head of the Falls on th*> Kennebec river, in t he enterprising village of Skowhegan, the termiuue j of the Portland A Kennebec K K. Tliis is one of the best arranged Hotels for family borders there is in the State, and a better place for Summer resort, cannot be found in Maine. The best of water, beautiful drives on the banks of the river, fishing and sailing ponds in the vicinity, trout brooks, where you can catch an abundance of the spotted brook trout any day In the year. Prices *or permanent or transient boarding are verv low, so our customers can afford to come often itrnl stay a good while. We also have a large airy stable to board horses lor the guests that wish to bring their teams with :hem. Also one of the best half-mile trotting parks n the State, is connected with the House, free for ihe guests to traiu their horses or drive for pleasnre. tlTjan-tt 8. B. BREWSTER, Proprietor. R ICII’S Vegetable Cough Cordial! ONE of *tht' best remedies for Coughs, Cold*, Croup, Bronchitis, and all affection* of the Throat and I.ung*, for sale by JOHNSON BROTHERS, Opp. Post Office, Augusta, Me, NEW PUBLICATIONS. Arthur’s Home Magizine for May has music, poetry, tales, sketches, illustrations, cuts, fashion plates, all prepared with that inimit able art tor the home circle which gives the magazine its special attraction. For the little folks J he Children’s Hour comes laden with entertaining matter, which parents will be pleased to place before them. The May number of Lippincott’s Magazine has the following contents : Sir Harry Hot spur of Humblethwaitej May; The Echo of Appomattox; The Virginia Tourist; Nathan iel Hawthorne; How I Found my Fate; The Cross in Legend, l’oetry and Art; Eccentric ity as a Pursuit; The Coming Woman; The \ icar of Bullhampton ; Guesses and Queries ; Mary; Ethramonia, A Tale; The Widow Bedott in Philadelphia; Monthly Gossip; Literary Notes. The May number of Good Health completes the first volume of this magazine. It has a carefully prepared index, and will be a valu able work for reference in every household. The articles in the present number are of a practical character, like the most of those which have gone before. The Naturalist for April has the following articles: The Sea Otters ; Falconry; Certain Parasitic Insects; Notes un Fresh Water Fishes of New Jersey; Reviews; Natural History; Miscellany. J. F. Pierce has it tor sale. The Engineering and Mining Journal for March is received. This publication is one of great importance to those engaged in engin eering and mining. It has articles upon civil, mechanical, agricultural and hydraulic en gineering. prepared by some of the ablest men of the day, with accurate and expensive illus [ trutions accompanying. The subject of min 1 ing also receives equal attention with engin j coring, and the articles upon the coal and | metal trade and market reports are of great i interest. It is a neat and useful publication which ought to be generously patronized. ; Terms, $L00 per annum. Western & Co., Publishers, New York. The Architectural Review and American Builders' Journal for April has the following ■ contents: National Art Education; Prison Construction; Miraculous Building; Osmotic Action; West Philadelphia Improvements; The Ransom Process; The Louise Home; Suburban Villa : Economic Cottage Building; Design for Store Front; State Normal School; Design for Three Cottages; Lessons for Learners; Institution for Deal and Dumb; Farmer’s Market, Philadelphia; Modern French Architecture; Hospital Construction; Iron in Architecture; The New Opera House, Paris; The Artesian ami Artist; Singular Wall; Household Economy; Communica tions ; Editorial Items; Published by Sloan j and Goodrich, Philadelphia, at 8(1 per annum. Our Young Folks for May has contents as follows: We Girls—A Home Story: Spring Whistles; Karl Kipp; lliree O’clock in the Morning; New Gowns; What I saw in China; At Grandma's Bedside; Bertie’s Pioneering; Mr. Clarence calls on the President; Flowers waking up; The Evening Lamp; Letter Box. The Monthly Tart of Appleton’s Journal, containing weekly numbers from April 2d to April 2Uth inclusive, is received. It contains four instalments of a new novel called “The Lady of the Ice", the first monthly instalment of “The Mystery of Edwin I)rood”, and has a continuation of the serials before commenced beside a great many interesting papers and handsome illustrations. This number in cludes five weekly numbers. The New England Farmer is a magazine of sterling worth to the farming community. The May number just received is full of ex cellent advice to farmers and gardeners. It is published by R. P. Eaton & Co., Boston, at liberal terms. The Nursery for May is received. It is well filled with the best of stories and pictures for the children. Published by John L. Shorey, Boston, at SI.50 per year. The Galaxy for May has the following con tents : Put Yourself in His Place; Stage Coach Travelling forty-six years ago; Ab Astris; An Editor's Tales; Nature and Dress; Clianet; Gondolicds; Ten Years in Rome; May Song : George Sand ; Arbutus ; A Mar shal of France : A Marble for Lilac-time ; The Lady of Gruach’s Husband; Miscellany; Driftwood, &c. Peterson's Magazine for the coming month opens with a fine engraving entitled “Going A Maying”, which is a beautiful picture of the occasion represented, and will cause some re grets that the season of youth is past. The colored fashion plates, cuts, figures, stories, and poetry make up jjp excellent number for the ladies to interest themselves with. The April part of Good Words for the Young, published by J. B. Lippincott k Co., has the tollowing contents: Kanald Banner man's Boyhood; Among the Butterflies ; Paul and Jean; The Stone Cutter'* Six Wishes; At the Back of the North Wind; The Swal low-Wort; Hymns tor tli* Young; The Chil dren's Journey; Dapple's Opinions ; About Philip; Ursula Swayne’a Trouble. Yearly subscription $2.50. Another magazine by the same publishers is Good Words, but intended for an older