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PORTLAND DAILY PRESS.
E*tam«he,i ,uUe S3, IMS, rot. 4. PORTLAND, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 11, 1865._ Term, $s per annum (n PORTLAND DAILY PRESS: JOHN *• GILMAN, Editor, PUBLISHED AT 881 EXCHANGE STREET, BY N. A. FOSTER & CO. the Portland Daily Press is published ai *8 00 per year m advance. t The Maine State Press is published every Thursday morning, at $2.00 per annum, in advance; $2.25, ii paid within six months; and $2.50, li pay ment be delayed beyond six months. Rates of Advertising;* One inch of space, in length of column, constitute a “square." $1.50 j>er square daily first week : 75 cents per weok alter; three insertions, o»* less, $1.00; continu ing every other day after first week, 50 cents. llali square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one week, $1.00; 50 cents per w eek alter. Under head of “Amusements," $2.00 per square per week: three insertions or loss, $1.50. “Special Notices,” $2.00 per square nrst $1.00 tier square after; three insertions or less, ® l a*u , hall a square, three insertions, $1.00; one week, $1.50. _ Advertisements inserted in the “Maine State Press” (which has a large circulation in every par of the State) for $1.00 per square for first insertion aud 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. Special Notices at the usual rates. AH Communications intended lor the paper should be directed to the “ Editor of the and those of a business character to the ruL LISHKR8.” R3P* JOB PRINTING, of every description, exe cuted with dispatch; and all business pertaining to the Office or Paper promptly transacted on applica tion as above. Monday Morning, Dec. 11, 1865. rFrom London Society.] Green Mantle. A TAI.E OF OLD MAKCIIE8TEB. There were a good many of us at home; no lack of mouths to feed, and not much to put into them; so when I had finished my school days—an event which occurred tolerably early—I was packed olTto Manchester to serve an apprenticeship in a Manchester ware house. I had plenty of work there, and some little pay, and when my father had found me cheap lodgings in the house of an. elderly couple, and arranged the payment with them so as to leave "me a small sum for pocket-money, he hade me be a good lad and attentive to busi ness, and left me to my fate. My home wa3 too far distant to admit of my visiting it oftener than onoe a year, when I obtained a brief holiday for the purpose, aud I was terribly lonely in the busy populous town. I knew nobody and was shy of making ac quaintances ; my companions in the ware house were off-hand, rattling fellows, little suited to my taste; so 1 subsided into my quiet lodgings, read, or rather devoured, all the books I could lay my hands on, and grew up a solitary in the midst of thousands. One pasaion 1 had, and that was to hunt up every relic of antiquity I could possibly travel to; aud there was not an old hall nor an old church within a circuit of twelve miles that I had not made a pilgrimage to. The vestiges of old Manchester claimed par ticular attention, and I haunted the neighbor hood, of the “college” and the “old church,” (I was too shy to think of asking to enter any of them) until I knew every chink and cranny in their weatherbeaten faces, and came to look upon them as my most intimate friends.— Some of them were public-houses, and I ven tured timidly, aud at intervals, into these, calling modestly for a glass of ale, and peering into the odd nooks and comers, ducking un der the heavy beams, and trying often vainly to look through the old green glass which ob scured the long low windows. J-iong before my apprenticesmp nan conclud ed, I lbund myself permanently installed in the office, or counting-room as it was more grandiloquently called, and that, no doubt, was the fittest place for me; as years passed on, I became, by translation from stool to stool, packing clerk, invoice clerk, and book keeper, obtaining an advance of wages with each change of position, until a book-keeper, I was munificently paid at the rate of one hundred and fifty pounds a year, and had reached the summit of my ambition. During my brief visits to the library at the old college, I picked up a sort of acquaintance with one of its constant frequenters, the musti est old book-worm in the lot, whom I found there when I went in and left there when I came out, and should have believed to live there but that I knew no candles were admit ted, and that at night the books would be use less to him without them. He was a strange figure, dressed in a suit of rusty black, with a neckerchief twisted round his throat in a sort of a wisp, a pair of great goggle spectacles up on his nose, and with two, three or four folios usually ranged round him, one for reading, the others for comparison or reference. I had the good fortune once to hand him a ponder ous tome which had slipped from his knees whilst he was intent upon another placed up on the stand before him;.and after that tune, if by chance he glanced, which midit happen once in a month perhaps, whilst I was in the reading room, I was sure of a kindly nod at least before he looked down again. Once, in a difficulty, I ventured to refer to him, and I was no little astonished by the flood of erudition poured in consequence upon me. He knew everything that had been writ ten upon the subject, and gave me the key to my puzzle immediately, together with a half hundred references wherewith still further to elucidate it. Afterwards our relationship be came almost that of master and pupil; and I may say that we became in some sort friends, though our only place of meeting was the library. The rule in our office was that every one employed should he there and at work at nine o’clock in the morning; and accordingly at twenty minutes before nine, precisely, I pass ed the church in the old church tower on my way to it. I believe that every clock in the back street of Strangeways in which I lived was timed by the church clock as I pased.— From long habit this comparison had become a necesity, and the oniy temptation I ever had to omit it was occasioned by the passing the same spot, at my precise moment, of a young lady dressed in a green mantle, whom I met morning alter morning, and whose fresh, pleas ant lace 1 got to look for uniil I fancied that missing it would almost east a gloom upon the day. It was long before I did miss it; month after month, through the long winter, wet or dry, hail, rain or snow, at twenty min utes to nine I met Greenmantle, as I called her in my own thoughts, opposite the old church tower. Very soon I knew her as well as any old house in the city, or out of it, and could describe every fold in her dress and e^ery feature in her sweet lace, but I had no one to describe them to at that time, and I am not going 10 oi.-sm nun. 1 was a young man of five-and-twenty then, but as shamefaced as a girl; if I fancied that Greenmantle looked in my direction, I color ed to the top of my head, I believe, and hast ened onward; if she passed without appeal ing to notice me, X was miserable for the day. Gradually I put together a little history for her, bat as it was incorrect except iu two of its more insignificant particulars, it need not be detailed here. She had usually a roll of mu sic with her, so 1 knew she was a governess somewhere, and that was all I could make out with certainty. 1 wanted to know all about her, who she was, where she lived, what rela tives she had, aud above all, I wanted to know her. I had got to love her be ore I had ex changed a word, or even a nod with her. Her face was the index to all goodness, and I felt that 1 must win her or die. If I was as shy as a girl, I was every bit as romantic, and 1 ac tually upset all the neighbors’ equanimity by startrdS from my lodgings ten minutes before my accustomed time, and so persuading them that every clock in the street was ten minutes behind time. Hut I missed seeing Greenman tle. I ran back, indeed, just in time to see her skirt disappear in the distant crowd; but that did not content me, and for weeks I became a , >ue timekeeper again. Then I tried being . t I left my lodgings at the accustomed indeed.’ but I loitered upon the road, and G> “Simiantie passed me almost at my nwnstree *' end. I lingered and watched, but she went on until I could distinguish her no longer. Then I turned and ran ran at the top”of my speed to the office, which I reached five minutes after nine, in time to find every one, from the master downward, speculating upon my being seriously unwell, or possibly defunct. Thus things went on till midsum mer; I met Greeiimantle without appearing t., recognize her, every morning, and I spent hours every evening in visiting places in which I thought it possible to meet with her; but. except at the precise spot, at twenty min utes before nine, I never had the luck to find her. . I had even begun U> speculate upon the possibility of obtaining a day s holiday, hi or der to discover where she went to, Rad possi bly even, where she lived. I dwelt upon the idea delighted, but the obstacles appeared in superable. Could I aay that I had urgent private business'? Of course. But of what nature ? I could not summon courage to tell a lie, and perhaps still less could I have told the truth. One morning Greenmautle did not appear. It was at midsummer, and we were busy with our annual balance-sheet; it was all but com plete, and I had to simi it; instead ot Richard Naylor, I signed, “Greenmantle.” I tore off the comer surreptitiously, spilled some ink upon the mutilated remnant, and toiled far into the night to produce a clean copy, which I had very nearly signed “Greenmantle,” again. I) or the next week or two I was miserable; that Greenmantle must be enjoying her holi day I knew well enough; but it was no slight deprivation to find myself alone, morning alter morning, at the accustomed hour. I determined 1 know not what; I would speak to her; I composed numberless pretty speeches; one or two fresh ones every day; I committed them resolutely to memory; I con ned them over as I walked, in the office even; and I made mistakes in the books; my ledger, which do penknife had ever touched, was dis graced ior ever; and still Greenmautle came not. ii was rne middJe of August, and I ought to have started upon my annual Journey home. I stirred not, and made no sign. At length I was ordered off. I was getting thin and ill, aiid my master saw it, and tolu me to go into the country for ten days. I obeyed in part; but instead of going into the country I commenced a systematic search for Greenmantie. I questioned everybody; cab men. policemen, porters f many had seen her but not lately, and none knew where she lived. I was pursuing my search still, and a week of my leave had nearly expired, when coining suddenly into the market plgce, I saw Greesi mantle; I was sure it was she, but some carts intervened, and before I could reach the spot she was gone. Here was new life, new hope for me! I spent long hours in the market next day, with Bowen’s spectacles always locking at me and seeming to ask what I did there; but I was rewarded at last. I saw Greenmantie com ing, and pushed toward her through the crowd. 1 reached her, and should have spoken; it was her mantle, but the bonnet was different, so was the facet Here was disappointment doubly deep! I was leckless; my timidity had flown, and I spoke to the girl who wore the mantle I had been seeking so long. She was Greenmantle’s sister. Greenmantie was ill; had been very ill; but she was better. Ob! yes she was Ostrong again; they did not live far lere. I was mad, 1 believe, and I fancy the girl thought so. I bought grapes, oranges, apples, flowers, and I wanted to buy wine for her. I poured my purchases into the skirt of the greenmantie, and insisted upon seeing it home. I sent messages of love, sorrow, hap piness: X was grieved for this, miserable for the other; X was eloquent and beside myself. I talked more in the ten minutes which it took us to go through the rnaiket and to the top of Smithy-door than I had done for months before; and when I was dismissed at the door, X stood gazing absently at the old picturesque building which held nearly all I eared for, until 1 turned sick and faint, from excess of joy. I went there in the evening, and knocked timidly (after many efforts) at the door. The woman of the house told me greenmantle’s name. “ Tes, Miss Walton and her sister lived there; Miss Walton had been ill; but she was mending nicely; she would give my card, would say that I had called; would I wait then?” I felt very nervous, but I would wait, and in a few moments the sister came to me; Greenmantie had recognized me; Green mantle would see me; would I walk up stairs? It was an old-fashioned house, and I had never before seen one so charming; the stairs were of old oak, wide and spacious; I sprang up them with alacrity; three flights were passed, and then in a large wainscoted, poorly iumislied room, I found Greenmantle, pale and propped with pillows, but with a p leasant smile of welcome on her worn, dear face, I could do no morethao I had done^he said: they were well off. they were rich: at least they had sufficient to last them for sometime: but she was glad to see me; it Was like scethg an old friend. Then Greenmantle spoke of books, pictures, flowers; led me to mv own subjects, and appeared to listen with Interest I was eloquent; I was inspired; I astonished myself in particular; but I had no time to think of it then. Her sister told me to go; Greenmantle was tired; but I might come again;. the next day if I chose. I did choose, and I chose to go for many days after. I haunted the neighborhood of their lodgings; and I have a particular affection yet for the large old win dow near the top of the most picturesque old house in Manchester, that at the higher end of old Smithy door. From that window Gteenmantle has often looked kindly down at me. sue recovered rapidly; her sister said that I washer best doctor; and after I had spoken my leve, which I did soon, and without any extraordinary bungling in doing so, she told me her plain, simple story. Their father was a tradesman in a distant town; they had been carefully educated, partly with the idea that they might have to fight their own way; fath er and mother had both died, suddenly, almost at the same hour, and there was nothing left for them but their piano and some trifling ar ticles of furniture which their father's credit ors had presented to them. They had an un cle in Manchester (he was in the next room, and I must get his consent;) so they had come here, and Greenmantle hail maintained her sister and herself by her exertions as a gover ness. She had continued her sisters’s educa tion too, and she hoped now that she could supply her place. And so Greenmantle went, with a radiant face, to call her uncle; and I waited, in fear and trembling, his much-dreaded approach.— First X heard a great clatter of falling books, then a merry laugh and a shuffling of slipper ed feet, and then the door opened and Green mantle entered leading hy the hand—my old friend of the college library 1 I sprang to him; I think I should have liked to kiss him, for he shook me warmly by both hands, muttered something about being happy —good boy, good girl, very good girl; and then he joined our hands together, and shuffled away to bis books again. And then Greenmantle made her confes sion. She had known me quite as long as I had known her; indeed she thought longer, for several times she had passed me whilst X was looking at my watch; she saw that I was punctual; she saw that I was fond of pictures; she knew that X liked flowers; she had known my name long since; she knew that her uncle had met me;and crowning confession of all— but that was not made till after we were mar ried—she produced my portrait, which she had painted for herself in secret, after, as she said, 6he knew that I loved her,- and hoped that I would some day tell her so. So Greenmantle’s sister began to pass the old church at twenty minutes to nine every morning, and tor a little while I used to meet and to bid her “goodmorning” there; but as soon as I had got my cage ready I took home my bird; and now we have turned Greenman tle Into a ringKlove, leaving the owl and linnet to keep house together, till the linnet settles in her own nest (which, judging fiom appear ances, will not be long first,) and then the owl is to come to us, and I am to rummage both his books and his brains at my pleasure. opposite H. H. Hay & Co., Apothecaries. The Principal has had21 years’ experience. • I oo not pretend an extension of Gold Linked Se ries of Colleges into the other Continent: and that ray Diplomas and full Scholarships, are good all over this great world; hut I do claim they will rrwf™™."10 Student, (either LADIES °c, Pan of the United State, oj America, and also that our Coitxttxg Rooms for inductive training (without anytoth In Account, and NatiZe'' Writing, *£ 4"r ■, offer as full, thorough, complete, practical’chi expeditious FACILITIES for BUSinMk vniirii TION, as any College in the U. S. DULA‘ This Is the only Commercial College In the State where a Bill and complete Scholarship in Book-wV, tag, Writing, &c., is taught without copying, so that no one can pass through the course without ob taining a thorough counting-room education. Iff Mr. Brown would present to the Citizens of Portland and vicinity, his rearm gratitude lor (heir kindneu and liberal patronage the past fi teen years; and with the promise of FAITHFULKEsa, so licit* other favor,! R. N. BROWN. Portland, Soptember 18,1865. seplSdeodiwly Ward, Artist. ThHOTOGEAPHS painted in Oil, Water Colon and A India Ink, Amorotypes and Photographs en larged and painted, In all rtyle* of the art. US Federal Street. Dec 2—d2w* Miscellaneous. NOW IS THE TIME TO PURCHASE FRAMED ENGRAVINGS ! CHE.A.P ! The following, together with One Thousand More CHOICE ENGRAVINGS Are offered, for a abort time, FREE OF COST, The purchaser being required To Fay for Framing Only l The Following are the regular retail price* af saaM sf the Piet ares we are ! aew ■.(( GIVING AWAY! Full length Engraving of Washington. (3.00 Fall length Engraving ol Lincoln,. 3.00 General Grant, on Horseback,. 2.00 General Sherman,. 1.00 GeasralSharMan,....,...,. 1.00 Mrs. Lincoln,. 1.00 President Johnson,. 1.00 Hon. Wm. H. Seward,. 1,00 General McClellan,. 1.(0 Hon. Edward Everett,. 1X0 Beautiful English Farm Yard,. 1.00 Beautiful English Homestead,. 1X0 George and Martha Washington (ea). . 1XC Archbishop Hughes,. 1.00 Feeding the Horses, (very line). 1.00 Village Blacksmith, (very flue). 3.00 Fine View of Portland,. 5X0 Departure of the Pilgrims. 3X0 Landing of the Pilgrims. 3X0 Court of Death. 1X0 First Prayer in Congress. 2.00 Washington’s last interview with his Mother, 3X0 Washington’s first inverview with his Wife,_ 3X0 Washington’s Inaugural,. 3X0 Washington’s Adieu to hia Generals,.. 3.00 AL 8 O , A CHOICE SELECTION OF Pictures in Oval Frames, Walnut and Gilt! Eight by Ten..f lJSO Ditto In Rosewood and Gilt. 1.20 The Public can now procure Picture* of E A Xj 3s£ EBIT 1 At LOWER PRICES than ever before offered in Portland. A* the subscriber* wish to reduce their Stock, and as they Manufacture their Frames, they are enabled to give GOOD bargains: R. J. D. Larrabee & Co., No. 69 Exchange Street, Nov 25—(HwPORTLAND, Half Million Dollars Worth' TO BE DISPOSED OP AT ONE DOLLAR EACH, Without Bogart to Value. Rot to be Raid for until you know what you are to receive. SPLENDID LIST OP ARTICLES! ▲11 to fee Sold for ONK DOLLAR Each 1 300 Musical Boxes, $20 to $190 each 190 44 44 with Bells and Castinets, 200 to 600 44 600 Silver Teapots and Coffee Urns, 20 to 60 44 500 44 Chafing Dishes, 30 to 100 44 1000 44 Ice PI chers, 20 to 50 44 2500 44 Syrup Cups, with Salvers,20 to 60 44 6000 44 Goblets ft Drinking Cups, 5 to 60 44 3000 44 Castors, 15 to 20 44 2000 44 Fruit,Card ftCakeBaskets20 to 5> 41 5000 Dozrn Silver Tea Spoons, 10 to 20 dor. 10000 44 44 TableSpoonsftForks20 to 40 44 250 Gents' GoldHunt'g-CaseWatchesSO to 100 each 260 Ladies' Gold & Enameled Hunt ing-Case Watches, 36 to 70 44 500 Gents' Hunting - Case Silver Watches, 36 to 70 44 200 Diamond Kings, 50 to 100 44 6000 Gold Vest and Neck Chains, 4 to 30 44 3000 Gold Oval Band Bracelets, 4 to 8 44 ' 6000 Jet and Gold Bracelets, 6 to 10 44 2000 Chatelaine ChainsftGuardChalns,9 to 20 44 7000 Solitaire and Gold Brooches’ 4 to 10 44 6000 Opal and Emerald Brooches, 4 to 8 44 6000 Mosaic, Jet, Lava and Florentine Eardrops, 4 to 8 44 7600 Coral,Opal & Emerald Eardrops, 4 to 6 44 4000 California DiamondBreast-pins2.B0 to 10 44 3000 Gold Fob and Vest Watch-keys2.50 to 8 44 4000 Fob and Vest Ribbon-slides,' 3 to 10 44 6000 Sets Solitaire Sleeve-buttons, Studs, dec., 3 to 8 44 3000 Gold Thimbles, Pencils, &c., 4 to 6 44 10000 Minature Lockets, 2.60 to 10 44 4000 44 44 magic spring, 10 to 20 44 3000 Gold Toothpicks, Crosses, &c, 2 to 8 44 6000 Plain Gold Rings, 4 to 10 44 10000 Stone 6etand Signet Rings, 2.50 to 10 44 6000 Chased Gold Rings, 4 to 11 44 10000 California Diamond Rings, 2 to 1C *4 7500 Sets Ladies, Jewelry—Jet and Gold, 5 to 15 44 6000 Sets Ladies* Jewelry—Cameo, PearL Opal and other stones, 4 to 15 44 10000 Gold Pens, Silver Extension Holders and Pencils, 4 to 10 44 10000 Gold Pens, and Gold Mounted Holders, 6 to 10 44 6000 Gold Pens and Gold Extension Holders. 15 to 26 44 6000 Ladles'Gilt and Jet Buckles, 5 to 16 44 6000 44 44 44 Hair Bars and Balls. 9 to 10 44 Certificates of tne various articles ai e first put $b to envelopes, sealed up and mixed; and when order ed are taken out without regard to choice, and sent by mail, thus giving all a fair chance. On ^receipt at the certificate, you wiU see what you are to have, and then it is at your option to send the Dollar and take the article or not. Purchasers may thus obtain a Gold Watch. Diamond Ring, or any set of Jewelry on our list for One Dollar. Sewfi $5 Cents for Certificate* In all transactions by mail, we shall charge for ior wardina the Certificates, paying the postage and do ing the business, 25 cents each, whienmust be enclos ed when the Certificate is sent. Five Certificates "i?*«M,15tfor$1; 12 for $2; 30 for $5; 100for|l5. AGENTS—We want Agents in every Regiment, and in every Town and County in the Country, and thoM acting as such will be allowed 10 cents on every certificate ordered by them, provided their remit tance amounte to One Dollar. Agents will collect 25 cents lor every certificate, and remit 15 cents to us. either in Cash or Postage S amps. BRYAN BROS. A CO., Nov 4—d3mos U8,*> Wew «»*• Copartnership Notice! We, the undersigned, having formed a copartnership, are prepared to repair every description of FAIRBANKS SCALES, in the neatest manner, and k with dispatch. We also put in oom Lplete order Skates, Scissors, Knives, "Give us a Call." Ti'KEY fc WATSON, M Union St., ecr. Middle. Not 29—dtf Machine Stitching! A LADY who has had seven years* experience in the business, is prepared to do MACHINE STITCHING, Of every description, in the best manner, and on the most favorable terms, at _ No. 32 Wilmot Street. Nov 23d—dtt The National Traders Bank. rpHE Stockholders of this Bank are hereby notified A that their Annual Meeting will be held at their Banking Room, on TUESDAY, the 9th day of Janu ary next, at 3 o'clock P. M, to choose five Directors for the ensuing year, and to act on any other busi ness that may legally oome before them. Portland, D* fi, l»KdRD 0OTLD*C* Boots and Shoes. pi T. E. Moseley & Co., BOSTON, INVITE attention to their Large and Well Selected Stock BOOTS AND SHOES, To which we are Caaataatly Making Addition* FOR Ladies,Misses & Children We have all the MOST APPROVED STYLES, Back aa are Bald ia New York ar Phil adelphia. FOR GENTLEMEN & BOYS, . We also have a great variety of Calf and Patent Leather BOOTS AND SHOES, Double and Single Soles, BALMORAL BOOTS, Buckled Boots and Shoes, Oxford Tie*, ice,, Ac, We also Manufacture to Order in the best possible manner far La dies, Gentlemen, Misses and , Children. wk Have constantt for sale A LARGE STOCK ■ 1 OP-- — FRENCH BOOTS AND SHOES. -All Our Goods BOUGHT FOR CASH, AND WE SELL THEM AT THE Smallest Possible Advance, So that a!l who buy our goods are sure of getting Full Value FOR « THEIR MONEY ! We Invite an who are visiting Boston to call at our Store, and assure them they will never be urged to buy. ONE PRICE. TERMS CASH. THOMAS E. MOSELEY & CO, SUMMER STREET, (Comer qf Hawley), BOSTON. Oct 23 —eodSmos Bargains, Bargains! Boots, Shoes & Rubbers, -AT Elliott & McCallar’s, No. 11 Market Square. WISHING to reduce our stock by the first of January, we shall offer lor the next THIRTY DAYS, GREAT INDUCEMENTS to tho public in Boots,Shoes & Rubbers, So that all in want will certainly find it to their ad vantage to call and examine our stock and REDUCED PRICES, Being determined that our Goods and Prices shall be second to none. “Our facilities for doing business are certainly as fa vorable for our customers as any in the city, and we feel confident that all who mty give us a call will be satisfied in every respect as to our prices. Dec#—d2w TT3? TOWN Boot, Shoe & Rubber Store, No. 353 Congress Street. A.T 8AMUBL. BELL’g /"’(AN be found one of the best selected stocks KJ of BOOTS. SHOES and RUBBERS that can be found In this city, which win be sold at the lowest cash price, at 363 Congress Street, near Green St. SAMUEL BELL. Oct 24—dU RUBBERS, RUBBERS! j. & c. jTbarbour, No. 8 Exchange Street. MEN-|WOMEK.S, BOYS’, MISSES’ and CHIL RUBBER BOOTS & SHOES. Men’s and Women’s Wool Lined ARCTIC GAIT ERS, and VENTILATED BUCKLE OVERS. A large assortment of Men’s, Boys’ and Youths’ Calf and Thick Coots, with a good stock of Women’s, Misses’ and Children's Boots and 8hoes. K7T Men’s RUBBER COATS, LKGGINS. and CAPS. —Also,— HOYT’S PREMIUM LEATHER BELTS, Rshher Bella, Hose and Packing, Lace Leather, Hemp Packing, fc. To all of which they invite the attention of their old customers and the public generally. Oet 13—d2mo» PIANO FORTES. . , Sdrn■ ■ The undersigned begs leave to an wSSBSSS1 nounce that they are manufacturing and ') v HjLoep constantly on hand Piano Fortes, with all the modem Improvement*, which they can sell as LOW as can be purcliased elsewhere, ol the same quality. We have made arrangements, also, to keep an assortment of New York ana Boston Piano Fortes, among which are Steinway <8 Sons, of Hew York. AD Instrumsmta sold by us are warranted to give satisfaction. Pianos to he let, and tuning done by experienced Tuners. CALVIN EDWARDS & CO. March 8—ildfcwtf H. A. HALL HAS Just received on consignment a Bankrupt Stock of RUBBER OVERCOATS which be is permitted to sell at $3.00 each. Any person in want Should call immediately at his NEW RUBBER EMPORIUM, 147 Middle St. Nov. 8—dtf Spruce Lumber. 250.000 &££ZiS3gL*mm*K December 8. dlw* _Clothing._ NATHAN GOOLD, MERCHANT TAILOR! 131 Middle St., KEEPS constantly on hand A FINE ASSORT* MENTof Broadcloths, Doeskins, Cassimeres, &c. Which he manufactures to order in the LATEST STYLES, and at FAIR PRICES. He Cuts and superintends his work himself, and guarantees satisfaction in all cases. N. B, Catting Done for Others to Make* The public are invited to CALL. Portland, Oct 26,1665. ood2m Custom Tailoring! PLEASEjlEMEMBER N. S. GARDINER’S Clothing Establishment --is AT 81 Middle Street, Where he keeps a Full Assortment of Cloths -AND GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS, Embracing Moscow Overcoatings, Chinchilla Overcoatings, Beaver Overcoatings, Broadcloaths, Cassimeres, Doeskins, Both Plain and Fancy, Which he will make up in the best manner, and LATEST STYLE. HU stock of Furnishing Goods is large, embracing the best styles in the mai ket. 81 Middle Street. f3T DON’T FORGET THE NUMBER. Oct 2V-eod«w LOOK A.T THIS! GREAT PRICES GIVEN Second-Hand Clothing, Of aU descriptions, by WM. BBOWN, No. 91 Federal Street. Clothing of all kinds Cleansed and Repaired In good style, and at short notice. Second-hand Cloth fog bought and sold. sept20dtl SEW STORE, SEW STORE! W. F. CHISAM, Merchant Tailor, HAS opened a FIRST CLASS CLOTHING STORE, at So. 96 Exchange Street, recently occupied by Messrs. MCCARTHY A BER BY, where may be found all the LATEST STYLES of Woolens, Foreign & Domestic, which will be manufactured into Garments which cannot be surpassed for style and make in the city. Afro a Fine asssortment of Gents’ Furnishing' Goods. Particular at ention paid to BOVS' CLOTHING— Cutting done to go out of the Store. By strict attention to wants of customers and prices reasonable, a share of patronage is solicited. Remember the place Na. 96 Exchange Street, Nearly opposite Post Office. Portland. Nov. 9th, 1865. nol5ti New Goods, New Goods ! JUST BEOEIVED FBOM BOSTON. HAVING taken one-hcIf ol the Store occupied by MBS. E. T. CUSHMAN, No.S Doering- Block, I am now ready to offer the public a new and choice selection ot FANCY GOODS! Consisting of HOODS, SHAWLS, GLOVES, HOSIERY, UN DEB-VESTS, DRAWERS, CORSETS, Ac., And a fine selection of Thanksgiving and Christmas Presents. Also a new article never before introduced in this city. i shall sell my goods as LOW as the lowest. 1 would most respectfully invite the public to call and examine my stock before purchasing elsewhere. COME ONE! COME ALL! TO NO. 2 UNDER DEERING HALL. J. H. FOGG. Nov 28—d3w Apples, Butter, Cheese, And Lard. 200 BBLS. BALDWIN APPLES, 100 “ GREENING “ 50 “ NEW DRIED “ 50 TUBS CHOICE BUTTER, 5000 lbs. NEW MILCH CHEESE, 50 TUBS PURE LARD, -FOB BALE BY C. W. SMITH, i G and 8 Silrer Street. Dec 4th, 1865—dtl BETTER HURRY UP And get a supply of those IJ nder-Flannels, Selling so LOW by P. MORRELL & CO., At 113 Exchange St. Dec 6—(ltf Holiday Gifts. SPANISH, TUSK, and other EASY CHAIRS, for Gentlemen, and elegant Italian and other Sewing: Chairs for Ladies, Just received and for sale by BURROUGHS & HUDSON, 4 Free St. Block. Dee 4—dtf ORANGES, ORANGES. ffAAA HAVANA ORANGES thin day recelv tJUUU and for sale very low by B. W, JONES, 115 Fare Si. Dec 6—dtf Christmas Presents. rpHERE is no article more useful to a person with A a family, or more appropriate for a Christmas present, than one of those neat pocket or family cases Homoeopathic Medicines, To be obtained at No. 92 Exchange Street. M. SEAVEV. Dec 1—d6w T. B. MARSHALL & BRO., Commission & Lumber Merchants, DEALERS IN West India, Bio, and Ship Lumber. With our facilities tor getting Lumber and from our long experience In the business, we believe we can dely all competition In filling Slilp orders. Consignments, Orders and Agencies solicited. At tention given to receiving and forwarding goods to and from the interior. Savannah, Ga., Dec. 2,1865. References—Brigham St Baldwin, N. A. Har dee, Ervin * Hardee, E. C. Wade St, Co., Savannah; Fling St Drew, Portland. dc4dtf MECHANICS' HALL. YA7ELL arranged for Concerts, Lectures, Exhlbi V V tions, Levees, Stc., may be obtained on applies* tlon to RICHARD COLE, Superintendent, juneisdtf No.3 Tolman Place. Dry anu Fancy Goods. New, INTew! EASTMAN BROTHERS, HAVING purchased the Stock of DRY GOODS and taken ihe store formerly occupied by S. B. GO WELL, 129 Middle Street, Are now receiving a 0H0I0E LOT of ENTIEELY NEW GOODS Direct from Boston and New York Markets, Consisting in part of S HAWLS! LOXG AXD SQUARE; Cloaks, Capes & Cassocks, Chinchilla Cloths of all Shades, BROADCLOTHS, English, French, and Geruiau Doeskins a ud Cassiiu:rei« LADIES CLOTH, in attdciirable Shades. Thibets, Poplins, Alpacas—plaid and plain; Mohair Goods'of every variety; Prints, Delaines—a new style of silk luster finish. UNDER VESTS and DRAWERS, Gloves, Hosiery, and Woolen Yarn; 10-1 all Wool BLAXRETS, very CHEAP; Cotton and Lui en Goods In all varieties jKussia and Scotch Crash. FLANnSTELS! A complete lino ol'3-4, T-S, 4-1,5-4, and 0-1 ALL WOOL and COTTON and WOOL. A choice selection of BALMORALS and NUBIAS. Our goods being purchased at greatly reduced prices we are prepared to sell at as LOW RATES As can bo found at any other Store ! EASTMAN BROTHERS, B. M. EASTMAN, E. D. EASTMAN. Portlaud, Nov 10,18C6. novlldtf W. R. HOWARD, 166 Middle Street, WOULD respectfully announce to the Ladies ot Portland that ho will sell for the NEXT TEX DAYS, HOOP SKIRTS, Hand-Knit Breakfast Shawls, AND Fancy Goods ! AT COST! TO MAKE ROOM FOB HOLIDAY GOODS. Hoop Sk'rts made from Washburn and Moen's best wire, at cost for a few days only. Fancy Goods, of every description, at prices to suit everybody. Don’t forget the number, 108 Middlo Street, next above Hay’s Drug Store. W. R. HOWARD. Nov 10—dti REMOVAL! L. B. FOLLETTE, HAS REMOVED FROM 154 Middle St. to 331 Congress St., And to his complete stock of HOOP SKIRTS AND CORSETS! ADDED HOSIERY, GLOVES, -AND Ladies' & Children’s Underflannels, Which he will keep in full lines. E. B/FOLLETTE, IMPORTER, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN HOOP SKIRTS, Corsets, Gloves and Hosiery, 331 CONGRESS STREET, The ladies are respect hilly invited to call and ex amine our stock before purchasing elsewhere. November 18,1865. dtf Now’s the Time -TO BUY YOUR DRY GOODS! -AT P. M. FROST’S. I SHALL sell fora tew days only, the best Ameri can Print at 25 cts; Good American Print at 20 cts; Good Style Delaine at 25 cts; Yard Wide Bro. Cotton at 25 els. All my Dress Goods n re .Selling very Cheap Thibet s, Cashmere, Wool Delaine, Alpaceas, Pop lins, &c., &c. Will sell at groat bargains, Saques, Oassocks, and Cloaking Goods, SHAWLS, &c. Call at No. 4 Dceriufl Block, Congress St. Portland, Dec. 2 —eod2w ALL BIGHT AGAIN! MERRILL & SMALL WOULD inlorro their friends and the Trade gen erally that their spacious store, lately damaged by fire, is again in complete repair, and are now .pre pared to show a New and Complete Stock -OF FANCY GOODS, Hosiery, Gloves, Yarns, Cloak, Dress, and Tailors’ Trimmings, • HEAD NETS, Beltings, Belt Clasps, dc.. dr. For variety and comprehensiveness wo think our stock equal to any in our largest cities, and will be offered to the trade upon such terms as will secure their patronage. Fancy Goods Headquarters, 145 Middle St., Portland. Aug. 26—dtf Great Inducements FOR PARTIES WISHING TO BUILD. THE subscribers offer for sale a large quantity oi desirable building lots in the West End of the city, lying on Vaughan, Pine, Neal, Carlton, Thomas, West, Emery, Cushman, Lewis, Braniliall, Monu ment, Pantorth, Orange and Salem Streets. They will sell on a credit of from one to ten years, if desired by the purchasers, and to parties who will build houses of satisfactory character, they will ad vance., \f desired, one fourth qf the co3t qf buUdina. on completion qf the house. From parties who build im mediately, NO CASH PAYMENTS REQUIRED. Apply every day except Sunday, from nine to ten A. M., at the oflice of the subscribers, where plans may be seen, and full partirulars obtained. J. B. BROWN & SONS. Portland, May 3, 1865. <nay4tf J. W. SYKES, PURCHASER FOR EASTERN ACCOUNT OF FLOUR, GRAIN, SHEDS, PROVISIONS, LARD, BUT TUB. and WESTERN PRODUCE generally. Particular attention given ,0 .hipping hv quickest and cheapen route*. Xo. 162 South Water St., Chicago, Illinois. P. O. Box 471. ’ . „ „ Reference,— Messrs. 8. G. B.wdloar A Go; Mayn ard A Son.; n. A W. Chloker > *; U- H “l* A Co; Cha*. H. Stone; Hailett Davie A Co: Bo ton. 1. N. Bacon. Eaq, Pro-ideot N -wt-n National Ban*. Newton.Ma-'.: G B Goffln ft N T.City folWSdiy fg j, you are in want of any kind ol PRINTING call at the Dally Free* Office. M iscellaneous. , PICTURE FRAMES! Cheaper than the Cheapest I A Choice Selection ,f O VAIs FRAMES! INSIDE GILT, Si 1-0. Pictures and all, Complete t -POE ONLY ONE DOLLAR EACH! We do not MANUFACTURE our Frames, but oun sell at the above price for CASH. No Pictures Given Away at this Estab lishment ! Consequently it Is NO GIFT ENTERPRISE! BLACK W ALNUT FRAMES made to order, cheap er than tho cheapest, at WM. GRACE & CO.’S, Grand Novelty Hole, 109 Middle Street, 232 Congress Street, PORTLAND, ME. Hr* See Small Circulars. Nov 27—d4w BUCKLEY &_ BANCROFT. SINCE the recent fire at our old stand, over &e Worcester l*a«sender Station, we have taken the large and beautiful Halle over the Boston and Maine Passenger Station liaynurket Square, whore we have opened with a now and fresh stock of goods. Our stock, mostly manufactured by ourselves, in the most faithful manner, of the Latest Designs,com KXiSKSiM’4"- mnownHffl. Fnrniture! In every variety oannot fhil to command theiavor of 9~ of Furniture whether in regard to Qual ity^ Style or Price. * ^ ♦«fOTKarv,cW 'yari'»nt*d as recommended. Grate ful for tho liberal patronage of the laat Twenty years, we hope tor the continuance oi tho Ihvors ot our old friends and the public. Boston, September 30, 180D. ocl8d3mos FOIt SALE! Christmas Presents ! WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, CHEAP FOE CASH, BY W. JD. ROBINSON, Not 23—dim 2° Exckan«<; S.,er, A. N. NOTES <£- SON, No- 33 Exchange Street, PORTLAND - - . MAINE, Manufacturers of and Dealers tn FURNACES, RANGES, Choking, Office and Parlor 8tOTU, And WORKERS OF HEAVY IRON. TUMPS, LEAD PIPE, SHEET LEAD, and all kinds of Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron, in quantities to suit. Sole Agents in Portland far the Celebrated * Magee Furnaces and 8tovos. <>rders from the Country respectfully solicit ed. Job Work done to order. aug9dti THOMAS F. WALKER, GENERAL Commission Merchant, Shipping: Asrent, No, 08 Gravier Sl„ NEW ORLEANS, _ Refers to—Messrs. T. & J. B. Cummings; R. 0. Conant & Co.: Watson Newhall, Esq.; Portland, Maine. Loomis Taylor, Esq.; Bangor, Maine. N. B.—Any vessel coining consigned to this Hoitse will bo guaranteed a return cargo of Cotton. Present rates of Freight ore one and a naif cents per pound ' (on Cotton i to Boston. An experience of fliteen years here in the business Justifies me hi offering to secure cargoes as above. Correspondence solicited and promptly answered. novlbdlm THOMAS F. WALKER. Good Things to Have in a Family l ONE OF LAMB’S KNITTING MAOHINEB, Knits the whole of a pair of Socks In 1-2 an honr, Union Button-Hole Mnohlno! FLORENCE MACHINE! For doing the best of work. Howe, Weed, Shaw & Clark’s Second-hand Machines, in good order, for sale at LOW PRICES. Cot* on, Twist, Oil, and all kinds of Machine Trim mings. Machines repaired and to let. No* 137i Middle Street# up one flight stairs. Nov 14—eodlm.W. S. DYER. Shirt Patterns’! CUT FROM MEASURE, By CHARLES CIISTIS & CO. May 3—dtf Mobtom Block, THE BEST OF FRENCH, ENGLISH AND AMERICAN PAN ’J’ aOODS, At A. D. REEVES’.Tall—r, Nov 1—lit! No. 96 Exchange St. A FINE ASSORTMENT of VELVET, SILK, CASS1MERE, and FANCY VESTINGS, At A. D. REEVES’,Tall«r, Nov 1—dtf 96 Exchange SL QENTLEMEN, get your OVERCOATS At A. D. REEVES’, Tall-r, Nov 4—dtf 96 Exchange St. French Fluting ! French Fluting ! CALL and ecu Samples at Mrs. S. SHEPPARD’S, 40 Preble Street. Notice one door below Oxiord Street. Sept 2i —d3m* A FINE ASSORTMENT of Dre»w Olotlis* At A. D. REEVES’,Tailor# Nov 4—dtf 98 Exchange St. SOUTHERN FINEI BRADFORD A RENICK, COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 71 Broadway, New York, execute orders lor Southern Timber of any required dimension with despatch, and on the most favorable terms. Shipments made directly to all do mestic and foreign ports. Thev are also prepared to rural h Oak and Northern Pine Timbev, hewn or sawn to order. oclSdSm Bradstreet’s Rubber moulding AMD Weather Strips! ARE warranted when properly applied to Doors ana Windows to effectually exclude the Wind, l>u*t, Rain, Snow and damp. It is for more desira ble than double windows, and afforded at one-fourth the cost. It has never in a single Instance railed to give satisfaction—and perfect satisfaction is guaran teed or the money will be refunded. . .. . Persons who consult tlieir Interest will not tail to have it applied to their Dwellings not only as regards health ana comfort, but us » matter ol economy, for in a room requiring to be co**®**®*^ j in a single season save one-half the fuel that would otherwise be required to make the appartment cam kpverv* one Interested are invited to call at No. Rfl ISfrALST., INVENTOR’S EXCHANGE, and sathtfY Ithemselves of its practical utility. rvffors for the Weather Strip* and Mouldings so licited—will be fitted to housees if desired. parties in the State desiring large or small quanti ties of Weather Strips sad Msuldlsgsi Will please address the undersigned, through whom all orders will be filled for tlie State of Maine: when sent by Express Companies C. O. D. In all other cases the money must accompany the order. Agents Wasted throughout the State. Infor mation will he given in regard to terms upon applica tion by letter or in person. WHITTEN At SHEPARD, 80 Federal Street, Portland, Me. Gen. Agents for Maine. Nov 28—d3m * QtOR BUSINESS SUITS,'"of the best cimrf* Grey, made to order, at 1JA. A. D. REEVES, nsvldtf PS Exchange St. Business Cards. HENRY P. WORCESTER, general Commission & Forwarding Merchant JST Merchandise ot all kinds bought and sold on Northern account. Office—No. 12 Campbell’s Wharf, __ , Norfolk, Va. IF Consignments solicited. Refers, by permission, to Messrs Messrs. Lowell & 'TeDWARD GOVE & C0.f PRODUCE Commission Merchants, AND WHOLRaaLR Mr,,... ni Butter, Cheese, Egg*, Lard> Be»ns. DRIED APPLES, *c. No. 3 time Street, - - Poutlahd, Me. Spoeial attention paid to consignments or all kinds of Produce. _sepaodlyr BOSS & FEENY, PLASTERERS, PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL 8TTJ000 AND MASTIO WOAJLEBS, 0*k Street, between, Congress srd Free Sts., PORTLAND, MB. Whitening and White-Washing prompt ^MayM^dti Order, irom out ol town.ol'cUod Je B. F1CKETT, *>«aler In Photographic Goods, mirrors and Engrnvlugs, vf in rfaaturer of Mirror S Picture r.,m.. No. 28 MARKET SQUARE, ImneUtf_ Poanaan. Mb. KINO & DEXTER, Successors to Chase, Littlefield & Co., Iw^rlrra of aad Dealers in all kiada el Hardware & Window Glass, 170 Middle and 11Q Federal Ste. October 2—d3m Deering, Milliken & Co„ Seeceuort to O. L. Storer | Cb., ,t JOUBEBB or Dry Goods, Woolens, And Gents' Famishing Goods I Manuihc tutors ol End Dealers In CLOTHING AND CLOAKS, Agents for EMPIRE SEWING MACHINES tot State of Maine. M ndd go Middle gt., PORTLAND, Sept T—dtf WILLIAM H. CLIFFORD, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Solicitor of Patents, Ne. 10S Middle Street. , PORTLAND, MAINE. Ang gg—dtt WILLIAM A. PEARCE, PLUMBE XT! MAKES OF Force Pomprf and Water Closets, NO. 124 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. ME. Warn, Cold and Shower Baths, Wash Bawls, Brass to 911 rer Plated Cocks. EVERY description of Water Flxl tires tor Dwel ling Houses, Hotels, Public Buildings, Straps, Ac., arranged and set up in tbe best manner, and all orders In town or country laitlifully executed. All kinds of JOBBING promptly attended to. Constant ly on hand LEAD PIPES,SBEETI-KADand BEER PUMPS ol all descriptions. aprOdti CHASE, CHAD k STDRTEVANT, GENERAL Commission Merchants, Wldgery’t Wharf, ocH6dti _Portland, *x DANA & CO., Fish and Salt, PORTLAND. MAINE. Lctheb Dana, Woodbprt S. Dana, June ldtf John a. S. Dana. CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER, Fresco and Banner Painter, NO. 144 MIDDLE STREET. Perllaad, Maine. Walk executed In erery part ol the State. __Juneldtl €. P. KIMBALL, MANUFACTURER OF CARRIAGES AND SLEIGHS, PREBLE STREET, (Near Preble House.) PORTLAND, ME. Sale Rooms, 110 and 112 Sudbury St., Boston, Mass. juneltf BBADBUKT SWEAT, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, OMee 117 Middle Street, l!lb h.Rbwbat.T’ } PORTLAND, MM. noyS’Udtt DAVIS, ME8ERVE, HASKELL k 00., Importer t and Jobber« qf Dry Goods and Woolens, Arcade 18 Free Street, PORTLAND, ME. noyfesdtf SIN GER’S SEWING MACHINESI WOODMANrTRGE & CO., Agents, Sts. 54 and 50 - - - - Middle Street. Needles end Trimmings always on hand. mar!8tf JOHN F. ANDEBSON, SURVEYOR & CIVIL ENGINEER OFFICE, CODMAN BLOCK, inch 17 d&wtf Temf is Street. WARREN’S IMPROVED FIRE AND WATER-PROOF FELT COMPOSITION, — AS D — Gravel Roofing for flat hoofs. E. HERSEY, Agent, JanStMU No W Union StTeot. PORTLAND CITY LAUNDRY. JVo. 36 Hanover 8t. T rNEN of all kind* WASHED and CLEANSED JU without Injury to the finest fabrics. GENTS’ LIISTEN Got up In the Best Possible manner, At Short Notice, And Satlafactinn Guaranteed In nil Cnaea. C. PARKER. 1|N.| Be—Special attention paid to dealing Bed and Not 4—dtf