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TI1E NEW YOEK TRESS.
icrtORiAL opinions of the leading JOURNALS UPON CURRENT TOPICS. COM PI LID XVKRr PAY FOR iVtiNIt-O TKtEOKAPH. A Pltllalclihla Thompson. fm the Iribune. We believe It was Douplaa Jcrrold who defined a conservative as a man who wouldn't look at th new moon out of respect to tho old moon. It is of the game class that a great orator savs: "They can neither be convinced nor converted 60clety can only hope they may die." Speci mens of this class prcai-nt themselves, from time to time, to the public view, noticeable only be cauee they are standing still while the re?tof t'je world moves on. The laet who has attrnctoil our attention is Mr. Justice Thompson, of Phila delphia. We observe that, like the original 07?n?r of "Mrs Toodl"s'" door-plate, he spell his name with a p. Whether he has been dis tinguished by any other trait of character we do not k now. lie no appears upou the sceuo, spcll ia;r his name with a p, and keepirg "niggers'' out of the stieet ctrs in the Quaker City. If Mr. Juttice Thompson lnve a mis sion, this would appear to be it. The railway corporations are kuepina: up an obstinate war aaavnt one large cla-s of tae public of the, public in order ro serve wtiose interests corpora tions aic permitted to exist. They have been well served by tlioir aent-,; ty drivers and con ductors whose bratul contempt lor the rights of nes;ro passengers almost equals that of the ollicers of the corporations. Still, public opi n ion Is a hard thin to tight aguiiint, and tne corporations became in need 01 some further assistance tliau tnat which drivers and conduc tors could rcr.der. They were able to reinforce themselves with Mr. Justice Thompbou. As a it utter of policy, we think they uiad a mi 'take, lor tbepuohc, tiuding tne corporaiion morals judicially deieuded, may like the bench a little iesH, and I he corporation not any better. Aunie Foster and Mary Johnson are two colored women not alleged to be otherwise than ik-ccnt in appearance and of decorous behavior. TUty sought admission in'o one of the cars of the Philadelphia and Gray's Ferry Passenger Ru.il way Company, were received 'without ob jection, and ptid ihetr laro to the conductor. TUey gave hnu tiiteen eeuts, and received no change, whence w may in er that the conduc tor was aware jl the.r color, and thought it safe to steal a cent fioua "niggers." When tie had the money sine in his pocket, he ordered tliem out of the car. It does not appear in evidence whethi-r tne regulations of the com pany direct their conductors lirst to rob and ilieu to maltreat their negro passengers: but, we presume, in any ca.e a zealous otlicer is per mitted, or pei haps expected, to exercise a wide discretion as to ti e deuree and kind of outra-re he inflicts. Or the one cent extra may be demanded by tuo company as compensa tion for the trouble which thee negroes ot,caion by being bla.k, and requiring to be put off. The sum ceriainly cannot be considered large, if we con ider the very dirty character of the work done. When the colored women upou the frivolous pretext that they were enti tled to the ride lor wtrcb. their money had been accepted refusi d to leave ihe car, the conductor stopped it; threatened his passengers with vio lence; then went on, and refused to let them teave the car when they desired; then kicked them off Bhoine, in his violeut wrath, a quickness and variety of invention which must have been highly pleasing to bis employers. Genius ot so delica'e a quality ought not to be neglected; the conductor surely deserves to be made a director. But tho company, as com panies will, beiravs ingra mule, and, upon being sued, inierpo-es as a delens-e that the conductor had exceeded his instructions. If we may be pardoned tne expression, the cor poration "eoes back ' on its too lauhful servant. Mr. 8. 0. Fry. its Fresiden', admits that their rules require' the exclusion ol colored people, but allows it to be intiiiiNled ihat be objects m a formal wav, and for the purposes of this trial to being made responsible for the manner iu which the conductor carried out his instruc tions. Mr. Justice Thompson needed not even this hint to spur his zeal, lie snaps up the plaintiffs' counsel with the following bit ot what he calls law: "Unless you can sUoiv that the company bad a reauMion directing the driver aa i conductor to tiMltreat the Diasenccrs, this testimony would not bn proper.'' We cannot imagine what broader invitation could be given to these negro-hating corporations and. '.heir employes. Everybody kuovs how surey the spirit of the company's managers peue tratcs its lower ollicers. If Mr. Fry and his directors don't want negroes to rilki in their cars, they may find it ililficult to pievent them by a mere prohibition, but they will tind it easy if they can add to that an unrestrained ue of (orce. To encouiaire violence in l heir conductors they need not en join it in term ; they have only to cause It to be understood that oil'euses ugaiust aeeroes will be favorably, or even leniently, rcgarld ut hea.l iiuurt?r.. In other words, fuey need only issue just such an order as this company dul Issue; their conductors will perfecily understand that it is meant to coverall outrages, and a conve- i nient judge will bo found to hold up the letter ! of the oi der as a defense to all actions at la . We will not do Mr. Justice Thompson tie Injustice to suppose he believes his opinion to i be law. It is a maxim that a man Is presume 1 to intend the consequences ol his own aets. It ; a another that n who tasteus on the letter of a written instrument sticks in the out.-ide of its meaning. No company dara defy public op' u ion by directing that negroes be r mi'..' lily ejected from their c.f9. But Mr. Justice TU'Jmp-.-oii declares that unless they do this iu plain language, they are exempt from responsibility rorthe acts of those who are acting in the spirit of their instructions. He knows better, or if he do"s not know better, he "hould give place on the bench to somebody wbo docs. Upon his ruling the plaiutiil's were driven out of court, not tuiuh Ipbs rudely and not any less unjustly tdan they weio driven out of the car by the conductor whom Mr. Justice Thompson recog nize as his fellow-servant in the interests of the conipanv. Between the conductor, who U n rtniil opr. vant, and the Judge, who we presume to be a volunteer aereut, of tho company, we prefer the conductor, and deem his the less discredit able olliee iu this wholly dlsgiaceful business. Judge Thompson goes out of his way to say that the agitation lor the rights of the colored people is "most unlnrtunate," and "can do no good;" that "until recently the colored people have been livinu in Philadelphia mo.-t comfort uIy," with much other stale talk of that lend. They will live some a hut more comfortably when this unfortunate agitation shall have secured to them justice from the bench and piotection from public opinion. That time caniiot be far off, and when it comes, the worst enemy of Mr. Justice Thompson will scarcely be cruel enough to remind him of uis present ducit-ion. ' Trie Coudttlou of the Coiintrt- Order At(ttlut Auarcli-, From the Herald. Ia all great revolutions, rapidly developed, Dext to the dangers of a direct defeat are the dangers of success. The confu&lon which fol lows a vio!ent overthrow ot anold and long continued pol tlcal system necessarily results iu a violent clashing ot parties and factions, ideas an4 theories of reconstruction, against which t'.te only remedy lies in a fixed purpose with the party In power, and in steadily working for Us accomplishment. The opposite course, of too much haste and too much of bloody repression, diverted the tjrst French Revolution from a tepi blje ol "libertv, equality , aud fraternity'' t the stringent military desjo'istn of Napoleon THS DAILY feVENiyq TELEGRAPH. PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 18GG. Onr danger, however. In pursu'ng the same methods of reconstruction, is not so much the despotism of France as the anarchy of Mexico; but Mill, as with r ranee, our peril Is in the JllCObiLS. , The advanced pioneer of our Jacobin reform ers is Wendell Phillips. He belong to the Crogressive school of Dauton, Marat, and Ko espierre. He believes iu the short cut of tae irmlloiine. He can see no way to the success of the repub'.ic but that which leads over the politically dead body ot i'rendent Johnson. lie must be brought to the guillotine of im- j peachment, or tho liberties of the country are j gone. Here we have something of the rabid j fanaticism an 1 savage personal animosities ! w hich marked the recon itruclon policy of the j French Jacobins. Nor is I'biiips witb.mil a con siderable body oi supnorlers at his back. His I programme Is echoed by an extensive taction, ' and lias its advocates among the leaders of our , national assembly. Such, too, is the conflict between Nortnern fanatics and Southern tire- , and-brtrnstome agitatois of the old secession I trioe, that it is difficult to conjecture when we i shall reach the cud of all this clamor and con I us ion. The late Southern Rebelliou wa the result of a thirty years' agitation of the slavery question between (southern propagandists and Northern Abolitionists bet wccj the State Hmhts South ern Confederacy leaders of South Carolina and ' Virginia on the" one side, and of the Northern emancipation and disunion agitators of Massa chusetts and New Englan I ou tho other. If , Barnwell Hlictt and IkuryA. Wise preached disunion to maintain slavery, Llovd Gitrison aud Phillips denounced the Cun.-titutlon as "a , league wiih death and a covenant with bell," in ' their crusade aealust slavery. If, under the laws of South Oroliun. iree colored citizens of i Massachusetts, in violation of the Constitution, were clapped in jail on touching at Charleston j to keep tbem from contact with thu slaves of the city, Southern masters in pursuit of their fugitive slaves were, iu violation of the Ciusii- ' tution, arrested in the North by persona! liberty bill.-; if suspected Yankee commercial travellers were taried and feathered in Vieks burg, Soutucrn slave-hunters were hooted through tho streets of Boston. All this culmi nated in the late Rebellion. The aggressive blow came from slavery, and slavery has beeu destroyed as tLe armed euemy of the Union. A tuird party the great Virion party of the ! war, the party of Lincoln, Grant, and Farragut has stepped in and settled this disuuion ap.ita- ! lion on ihe slavery question. We have had enough from the Puritan fanatics of Massiehu- ' setts, and enough lrom the State rights and secession anarchists of Soutn Carolina. The I intermediate ideas of the great Northern Cen- tral States, from the Hudson to the Mississippi, and the great dominant parly which they com mand, must no w shape our national policy and i the destinies of the country. South Carolina ! and Virginia have bad the'r day of power, Mas sachusetts and New England have bad their day, and New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Idinois must now speak the voice of the ; Government. The war has eiven a new inter- i preta;ion to the Constitution; it is embodied in , the pending amendments, and it will surely be ; carried through. j It the Republican party follow the lead of Philli,s and Butler in the Impeacliment ot the President, the party will be broken up; if the Northern Dcmocmcy continue to fo'low the teachings of tho fcouthern fire-eating revolu tionists, they will never rise again from the dis- i roal swamp in which tDev now lie floundering, j Order is on the 6idc of the amendment nuiust : anarchy, and the Union, law, aud order will ' prevail. The President's policy is defeated, his I impeachment is not demanded, and as a need- j less outrage it would only result in mischief. The policy of the amendrLC it must be carried , out, because it is the will of the lojal States, ' and the great Union party of the war. It Is ; their decree, and it must be obeyed. The Condition of Trade How Relief May be Obtained. From the Timet. ! According to a Western journal, corae of our merchants aro resorting to a questionable method of escaping from the prevailing de- prcBslon. ''At present," the statement Is, the ! entire Northwest is overrun by drummers, or commercial travellers, for Eastern houses, whOf e j only desire seems to be to get orders and fill them, regardless of the ability of those who order the goods to pay their bills at maturity." Twelve months ago, a similar warning cane ; lrom the South. Then, as now, a certain de scription of Eastern bouses sought opportunities j lor expansion. They sold ireely on credit, and a veiy lare proportion ot the goods they seut remains to this day uupaul tor aiid unsold. Our weak traders sutler in consequence, the incon- , veuiences ot the existing Uulluess being argra- . vr.ted by the unpromiciug aspect of Southern : indebtedness. In these circuui-tnuces, it does seem the height of folly to extend the credit i system to tho West, pregnant as it is with signs i of coming disas .er. " ' Judging ot the West by its own reports, euough is apparent to prove tho necessity of extreme caution. Take the Chicago Tri'juae as a witness and a more completeut witness tho West could not tttrnish. In its review ot last week's tiausuctions the Tribune says: "There is no improvement in ihe wholesale trade ot the city, aod from every quarter there is but one response 'dull.' In the coinnry : business is very slow. The interior dealers are , selling little; the farmers are not paying up, and in numeious parts of tho country we hear ot lailures. Merchants in arrears aud unable to i pay are making assignnicnts, and in some in stances fraudulent transfers of property have been made." What more ominous state of thiue could we have? The farmers not rettliug their store ac counts, the storekeepers seilintr Utile and pay ing something t:ear to nothing; the Incipient symptoms of tho trickery an I fraud winch in the West pivsitgo the coium? of tight times. Surely these are circuin-t.nices not lavorableo ihe future of the Eastern merchants who no if open Western credits. Chicago merchants, as a class, are not over-prudent; they ure usually a llitle more willing than most nieu, t risk tho chances of trade; but even tbey tind the curtail ment of credit esen'lal to safety. "The mer chants find collections all over the interior slow,"' is the report ol the Hemiblican, "aud they are generally refusing to till bills on long credits." It is at such a moment that Eastern firms send "drummers" westward to lighten stocks, and give an air of lite to business by sales on time. A more imprudent step could hardly be imagined. The reports from theSmth show little pros pect of improvement in that quarier. I u fact, none can be reasonably expected untd the pend ng political complications be satisfactorily disposed of. "The movements in both moneyed and commercial circ es,'' remarks the New Or leans Junes, "devclope something ot an uneasi ness, which can only be accounted for from the unsettled position ot the country." An increased desire tor advauecs ou the next season's crop Is spoken or among other slgniticaut tokens; while "owners of money are becoming very sen sitive aud shy." Discouraging as it is, this is a favorable tpecimen ot tho ver-ious current at the South. Tho ceueial condition of affairs there precludes tuo possibility of remittances for goods supplied lrom the North, or the growth of a demand lor further supplies. Westward and Southward everjthiug points to the necessity of more than common prudence on the part of Eastern merchants aud manu facturers. The ti nes are dull here, undoubt edly. The volume of general business is com paratively light. The flush usually incident to the season has not shown itsell this year. Manufacturers discover that the demand on which they calculated has suddenly subsided, and that the enormous profits to which they have become accustomed will not be realized during the passing period. The presence in our cities of a large amount of unemployed or only partially employed labor, must tell upou gene i si business as ceitaiuly as it reveals stagna tion In ceitain branches of industry. Turn which way you will, then, facts exist which establish the paramount importance of avoiding risky ventures, and ret using resolutely to extend the credit system. Even now it is the source of our most formidable weakness and anviety. Ther may be nothln?, to iuMify im mediate f prehension. Certainly there is nothing to warrant noisy alarm. But throughout the North, as at New Orleans, causes of uneasiness arc in operation, and these should induce the exercise of tboutmoBt caution tn every branch ol trade and Industry. The cloud now visible may be no biirger than a man's hand; but it Is the hirblnger of a state of tninas hlch calls for sleepless circumspection on all side?. Tho diffusion of these causes of uneasiness over the entire country should prevent any attempt to obtain relief by tariff legislation. If a particular industry suffered while all around enjoyed a full measure of prosperity, an appeal for au exceptional increase ol duty might not be unreasonable. But since all begin to feci the pinch more or less severely, it were absurd and unjust to seek relict by building a Chinese wall round certain manufacturers. The 'ordinary complaint of the day is, that there is too little trade not too much; so that Instead of inter posing obstacles to commerce lor the benefit of this manu'arturer or that, the common sense plan would scm to be to seek, bv revision of taxation or in some other way, to lessen the dif ficulties of trade and industry In general. Not that any patcut is available by which the country may bo saved from the penalties of over production and over trading. No action ot Conpress ought to or can avert the conse quence of departures fiom the sound laws of linauce and trade. But something may bo done towards lightening the burdens, under which the community sutlers; and this is what should be doue to mitigate the pressure wliich gradu ally prows severe Simply to increase certain Ctis'oins duties wonld be to injure the whole community lor the benefit ot a small part, It would be adding to the taxation of all lor the aggrandizement of a lew. By reducing taxation, however, all inav be benefited: while by admitting rawmaterials Iree ot duty, the interests cf manufacturers may be better served than by prohibitory duties on competing goods. In the tiee admission of raw products we sre the best possible help to strug gling manufacturers, coupled with a cheapen ing of goods of which consumers stuud iu urgent need. Without supposing, then, that the preseut depression of trade and industry admits of direct retiel from anytning that ('0IlCle8 may enact, the tact is clear that much advantage would, iudirectly, accrue from a revision ot the internal revenue system, with a view to the removal of existing irrcBiilanties and discrepancies, and the largest possible reduction of existing bur dens. The load to be carried will be heavy at best. But by all means let all extra weights, in the shape of injudicious taxatiou, be forthwith removed. In the presence of the evils which meuice trade, and the evils which ill-provided labor already encounters, all available means should be devoted to the reduction of taxation. As matters now are, the appropriation ot surplus funds to the reduction ot the national debt oiigbt to be a secondary consideration. Of the liquida tion of the debt we have no tear. But let not taxation be ket t up to pay off the debt until the country shall have ro ovored from its inevit.xble it reaction, and its commerce aud industry shall nave regained a neaitay Haiti, ihe great point now sh' iild be to shorten the bard road whicii our people have to travel; and the best way to accomplish this will be meanwhile to exact no more taxes than are requisite to meet the cur rent expenditures of, the Government. By keeping down the amount of taxation, and so adjusting it that it shall no lonerer discourage enterprise or break the back of st ruga-ling in dustry, benefits may be secured that are attain able by no other process. Mr. Seward mid the Withdrawal of the t'reuch Troops from Mexico, From the World. The New York Courrier ties F.iots Ifnls is ot opinion that Mr. Bijrclovv did not leave a copy ot Mr. Seward's famous cable despatch with M. Mouslier, but merely coaimunicatcd its sub stance to the French Minister oi Foreign Affairs, leaving out all that part which the Courrier re gards as "offensive." It thus accounts for the discrepancy exist ins between the Moniteuf a statement unuuunclni; tUnt -aid i.iitob u nevcr beeu received, and that of Mr. Seward's organ here, which btates that a reply has alreadv been received from the French (ioverument. The fact of the matter is, ihn' if the despatch in quettiou was ever sent, it was sent with the distinct understamuuor that it should not be texlually rendered to M. Mouslier. Mr. Seward, from the beginning, ha strenu ously endeavored to pivo bis diplomacy a vigorous air, when in fact it was never more than bumptious. He had less excuse for his simulation in the matter of the removal of the Mexican troops, because Napoleon signified to Piesldent Johnson and Secretary Seward, thiougb another channel than our Minister in Fiance, his concluded determination so to re move them, as he has been removing them, before Mr. Seward began to aoply his pietended pressure. That concluded detoi ruination was announced in the Moniteur about the time that the iiittrniediary in iuetion arrived in this country some weeks, therefore, before Mr. Seward stepped into bi- high-heeled shoes talked bumptiously, and strutted before bis countiyiiien as tne vindicator of the Mon roe doctrine against the Emoeror of the French. His only real difficulty has beeu to reconcile his strutting here with his lerl'tctly peaceable Oemeanor over there. And the incongruity appeared very fdainly, when, close upon the heels of the pub ieat.o'n here of his owu despatch, declaring that France nnmt remove her troops by successive partial withdrawals, and that no postponement lor military reasons, in order to a complete withdrawal in tho tpring, could bo tolerated, because the United Statps would have no bet ter guarantee tor the fulfilment of that under standing thau they had bad for the t'lillilment ot the previous one, when close upon the heels of that high pressure despatch, lolbwed, we say, the hrm declaration of the Emperor that for military reasons the withdrawal would be postponed and accomrdiched alt at one; and aaain, close upon the heels of his despatch followed the very auxio.n telrgranis of Secietury Seward, sent tnrongh tho press over the country, that the Emperor's reply was "perfectly satisfactory." Everybody had reasoned logically enoiisrh that that was the reply to Mr. Seward's bluster: which would be exactly unsatisfactory. Beit no! sais Mr. Seward, it is "perfectly satisfac tory ;" and the ioeble. intellects of his admirers are left to struggle vainly with the question raised by himself, what guarantee the United States now have that the French treops will all be removed in the spring, which they did not have that some of them would be removed in Novembfr a plan which the Emperor has choen to change, and to persist iu changing. Napoleon aud IlUmark. A correspondent of the London Globe is re sponsible ior the following: "In imperialist sa'ons this story is, I hear, told. The Princess Bajoccht-Camerata, a near relative of the Empeior of the French she beloners to one of the Bonaparte families settled iu Italy went a few dnys back: to visit his Majesty at Complegne. Haviug ior some years resided In Brittany, and takengreat interest in agricultural pursuits, she all'etts rusticity in manners and language; and the greetings over, she cried it was the tirsttimo phe had seen th Emperor for ,on risr,1 hti illil Ulcoi.l. k... Jn.,nn.. I V caut deny that he has done you ! Lord I How he bas overreached jou 1' The exact expressions of the venerable dame were in reality much stronger, mure picturesque, and more trooper like than these; but it would shock polite eyes to translate tlicni, or to give them In the orl&inal, because they, as Boileiu said was sometimes the cute with Latin, bravo pro priety." . Tolaceo The Northampton (Mass.) Gazette says tobacco is a dull crop just now. Most ot the tobacco raisers 1u the vicinity hive two years' crops on baud, with no more prospect of a ready sale for it now than there was tt year ago. At Harlf'ird, ( ouiieet.cut, seed lent duds lew Ihiuts at thirty rent. SPECIAL NOTICES. t-tff" OK. ROM'H LfcK II A3 AJMINI8 .fa . TEIUD MTKOtS OXIDK or I.AUOtCJNU J'", 'o tlouHnl. lth prrloct intcrr for lM.r JurRlrm. end Wrdlcul ptirpop, tnl lor nmufMtment. lMy fliti ml. per looih lorrxlrnctlnai no chnrca lor if Mri Minn hen artificial tccdi rc oirtr-red OlIK o. N WI.M WAMllMU'u fcyfAUE, below JLocuit tfventh trft mm pt)ie door. ron't be foolinh noti h to eo -inm We and pj 'i and M lor km n. u 1 cuiilli.ue o five lustiuctious to the dental proton IU II finwara tW FA KM EH S' AND MECHANICS' NA- -S' TIOSAL HANK. . . . , I'liit.Ar.ri.rTiiA. Pccnmber T, 1SW. The Annual Flection loi Director" ol this Hunk will be lie d at the Ilanklnfi House on WFP N K"DAY. the IM b lny of January net, between the hour of 10 o'clock A.M. and i o'clock 1 H. H W W RUSHTOS, Jr.Cajihler. NATIONAL BANK OF THE RE PUBLIC. rnn.ADRi.pniA, Iecemher3S. 1S34 1 he Annual Flection lor Director will be held at Ihe BANK1M1 IIOUsK.oiiTUEsDAY, January 8, Ido7, be tween the hour ol 10 A. M. and 2 P. M l'iV6 Uti J. P. MUM FORD, Cashier. rf" KlUTHWAKK NATIONAL BANK. m-- I nn.ADEl.pniA, December 10, ISm. The Annual F.lectti n lor Directors whi bo be d at the Kiinklnit h ouar, on TUKMDAY k OltMNU. January 8, m7. betnecn i lie hours ot 10 and 12 o clock. 1. 10 niwl lit f.LAkB, Cashier. (& MERCANTILE BENEFICIAL ASSOCI ATIOK. 'Jbo tcitns of admission are as fol Ion t : Lite MciiilifiSlilp ln09 Annual Mnihcrtihli 3 CM) lit) ance l ie.... 00 Application lor admission to membership may be uiailo to any mnnacet.br to WJLLIAM A. HOt.IN, Secretary, 12 12 wfm22t o. 73i MAhKh.1 .street rif PHILADELPHIA AND READING R A 1 1 liOAD COJU'ANY, Ofllce No 247 8. l'Ol'ETU Btrcet. PniLADKtrniA, December 13, 1866. D1VIDKM) MTI !K. The Transfer Hooks ol this Company will beclonel on i I1 1 DAY, December 18, and reopeued on 'lUi.8' DAY, the lMli ol .latiuinj next. A Dividend ot HVK Irt K CKNT. bas been dec'ared In the I're erred and Common Mock, clear ot .National and Hiate taxes, payable In cash or common stock at par, at the option of the holder, on and alter the Hist liisinnt to the holder! thereof, a lin y shall stand registered on the books ot the Company, on the 18th instant. All paval'le at this office In l'blladelpbla. '1 he option b to Inking stock for this dividend will cease at the close of business hours ou Saturday, 311 ih Uaichnet. All orders for dividends must be witnessed and stumped 12 14 Mt S. BKADFORD, Treasurer. rJ" PHILADELPHIA AM) READING - RAILROAD. l.OLIDAY KXt'lTKSION TICKKTS, Good lrom December ,2, iHtt. to January 2, 1867. will be Issued at reduced lares between all Mittens on the nialn r ad aud branches. CI. A. MCOLLs, 12 2 Hit General Superintendent. (TTSf0 OFFICE OF THE FRANKFORD AND w-sj1 rui i. ADKi.rni a i-assknukh bailway COMPANY, Ho. 2463 FKAVKDMliD Road. 1'iiiLAUELi'iilA. De coiner 27, 1866. AT persons who are i ulmcrtbtrs to or bodersol the Capital etocko. this i ompanf. ana who havenotyet pnlu the HUKT) Instalment of Fl VK DOLLARS per h re then on. are herein notillea that the said Third Instalment has been called in, aod that they are re quired to pay the name at the above ollic , on or be.'ore t-A'llt!(l' AY. the 12th dny of January next 1857. My Resolution of the Hoard of Dlientors. 12 28 l2t JACOll HINDER. President. -SJ OFFICE OF THENORTH PENNYL csy vania railroad company, m, 407 WALNUT (street. riiit.ADKi.rniA. December ". 1S.UR the Ai nual Meeting of the Stockholders oi tbe Nonh Tennsylvama Kallroad Company will be held at the Otl.ce ol the Company. No. 4u7 WALNUT Street, l'htia ddpiiia, on MONDAY, January 14, 18o7, at 12 o'clock M., vi hen an election will be be.d ior a l'rosident and tin Directors, to sei ve for the ensuing year. 12 28 14t EDWARD AR YI8TKO.NO, Secretary. KSfr OFFICE OF THE PHILADELPHIA x? A1D TKKNTON MAI I.KOAD COMPANY. l'liiLAUKi i'iiia D.eeuiinir 21, 18dS. Ihe Annual Vee Inn ot the stockho dtri, and an Election lor Direciors lor the ensuinK year, wet be held at ihe Coinpnny'a office on MONDAY, tbe 14th day of January. lhK7. at 1 oVlock P. M. li 24mwi tl 14 J. MORS ELL, Secretary. SUA JIOKIN COAL COMPANY. riIIT.ADRT.pl, rA. DfeCAmlier M InKA Tne Annual Meeting of the Htockuo derj of the f?HA.MOK I N COaL COMPANY will be held at their Otlice, No. 228 WALNUl Street (Itooiu Xo, 3). on WKDNKMiAY. January I8i7, at 11 o'clock, to elect Dirtctors or the ensuing year. 'I lio JJooki. wl I oo clot ed ou una allor tliw zoin instant. 12 22 2Ut CHARLES B. LINDSAY. Secretary. I lj IN1MV IU11K AM) illDULiE COAL r lliLD RAILROAD AMD COAL COMPANY. PuiLADKM'iiiA, December 21. IHM. The Annual Meeting ol the Mockholuersof the above Company will be held at their Ofllce, No 228 Va LNU f Stiett(l:oom No. 3), on TUKSDaY, JunUHrv 8, 18ti7, at 11 o'c.ock, to elect Mrvctors lor tho ensuing year. Din Irunsler Books will be closed on aud alter the 2U h instant. 12 22 131 C11A1XJEB R. LINDSAY, Sccrota-y. fTv AMONO THE GOOD TIIIN03 NOW being oliercd to an appreciative public. Is a lnotitl ul Dress II nt icri.ent eu en's Winter Wear, pre ptrcl ly WaUIII R'JON, latter, CHKSNUT stteet, i.( it door to l unt OH ce. Call and see it. 12 1!) lit fT.::.;' BATCH ELOR'S HAIR DYE THE KKST IN IHE WOULD, f'aimlefs reliable, instnntiineous. '1 he only perlect I'M1. No (lieaiipoinlriient, no rluiculous tluis, but true Iu m ime b uck or brovi u. liJ-.MlMs. IS blUNi-D WILLIAM A. BATCUELOR. AI..SO. I'ri en-rating F struct oi Alillcflenrs restores.preserves, in tl Lcuiiliiiis ti e buir. prevcnis baldness. Sold by all Dmttisiti. Fucton No. bl HAKCLAY St., N. Y". Hi JUST PUBLISHED I'.y the I' hi slcinns oi the NhW lOUK MUSEUM, ti e Ninetieth F.uitlon oi their FOUR LECTURES, .entitled l'MILOSOPHY OF" MARRIAUE, To te had l.te. i r four stamps, b? aadrcsslng Secre tiny New Voik Museum o Ana'omy, e(i No. bloLROADWAY.Ncw Vork. ROOFING. OI.TJ SHINGLE ROOFS. PLAT Oil S'l KKP, ( IIV KRK I) WITH til'TT.l I'KKt II A It001'lA(4-C-I.OTIl. aud coated with I Kit 11) (JITTA I'Kltl llA PAI.T,umklug thun perfectly water- proof. l.KA K V (iKAYKI, HOOFS repaired with Gulta PerchaPalPt. and warranted for five years. LEAKY SLATE ROOFS fumed with Liquid Cuta Pcrcba Paint, which becomes as hard as suite tor 1 W, t'OPPKH, XISV, and IKO. ROOFS this ralnt is the n p'ut uUra o'a lother pro tections. It loims a perfectly lmpervlo'is covering completely reelati) the action ol the weutlier, aud con stitutes a thorough protection against leuks bv run or other ft Ite. Pllce only from one to twocenta persijuare '"'j'lX and GRAVEL BOOF1XO done at tbe slioiieft notice. . , , , . . Material conslantlv on hand and for sla by the MAMMOTH HOOFIAti tOMPASI. lllt liLfciSS &. EVERETT, 12216m No. 304 UUEES Street. ualiiii hh SHINGLE ROOFS (FLAT OR STEEP) COVERED Jlil JOHVo ENGLISH ROOKING CLOTH, Am. icaled with LIQUIO GUI TA rtltc HA PAINT. n.HklnEthem perf'tly water proof. LKAKT GRWEL ROOFS repaired with Gutta Percba Paint. and;warranied loi live jearn LK AKY SLA'I E ROOKS c ateil with lliuid Mhlihbecoiresashirdasalate. T1N.COPPEH ZINC, or IRON c aieil wlih Liquid Gutta Fercha at smull ex ptnae. Cost ransinK lrom one to two cents per square loot. Old Board or Khlnxle Kools ten cenU per square ft ot allcomp ele Materials constantly on hand au.illol SBleliy the PHir.ADC Ll'HIA ANI PES'HYLVASI ROOFING COlirANY. OKORGE HOBAHT, 11 2 6m NO. 830Nortli KOUHTtl Bi-ea mi NEW RUBBER DEPO T. WIISON, U ACER A CO, No. 401 Cl'KSNUT Street. hae opened a New Rubber Depot, lor the sale of Kubber Goods of every description. Patent Coik Rubber Shoe aud Root). 1 kteni Cork Slal treses Palent Cork ( ushlons. latent Hnrln ltotlom. I'aient Hfuried UuHs. Patent Cork Ml Preservers. Patent Cork I'ubbi-r Soles. ,, A.so, Guns, Piotula Ladles' andGanta Skates, l'arlot -r. ,iu I and far or IWce Ball Harlor Skating, fckatlng lii.iv. M.aiui: Jaiki t. by ,r;!I'r-rfciiiVv. I'll'ii u.4ht CUtsM i ! tnrca m m am i lii DRY GOODS. V . LINEN STOKE. H'iH AI1CH STREET. CIllUbTAIAS PKESEXTS. Fine Table Cloths. Fine. Napkins and Doylies. Fine Damask Towels. Ladies' Handkerchiefs, Gents' Handkerchiefs, NEW STYLES. THE LARGEST STOCK or LINEN GOODS IN Till: CITY. 17tl23lrp PARIES & WARNER, No. 229 North NINTH Street, AKOVE KACF. FA A CI GOODS FOR HOLIDAY PliEiEXTS. lailiib' Ilcrnetltcucil Linen Ilandkrchicf, 28,31, 37 J cents, etc. Ladies' Embroidered Hanukerchiois. Gents' Colored Bordered Handkerchiefs, 37, CO, G2 cents, etc. Gents' line quality Hemstitched Handkerchiefs, ladicV and Gents' plain Linen Uandkorchiof.-i. Ladies' and Gents' C.'otb Gloves, all prices, l'aris Bilk Fans, Imported Inkstands, etc. Ladies' Companions, Morocco Satchels, eto. Large assortment Tortemonnales, all prices. Urocho Scarfs, 85 cents. Dolls from auction, etc. Misses' and Ladies' Balmorals, All-wool and Eomet Flannels. Best Ameiicaa Prints, 18 J conts. Bargains in Ladies' Merino Vests, 1 87J. Misses', Ladies' and Gents' Merino Goods. iVRIES A WARNER, 'J'-ts; Ko. 9 Korth NINXU Street, above Kaco. N. H Will open to-day, one caso of yanl-vrldo BlcacUc rt Muslin, at 26 cents, same poods now selling at vl cents. Bargains in all wool Blankets, at S4-75. S.AV. Coruer of ITonrtli ana AjtoU Sirs AHE OFFERING SOME FINE GO LOW FOIt CUniSTMAB PRESENTS EXPENSIVE LOXO SnA.Wl.5. I.VONS CLOAK VKLVETS, MAGNIFICENT SIL.ICS. JtltHEST PLAID POPLINS. FINEST HEPS AND POPLINS. JI ELODEON AND PIANO COVUIIS. ItOU ltOVAVOOLLEN SIIAVVLf. P. S.-MERHIAIAO PRINTS, FAST LOUS AND NEW STYLE?. I'ltLMHM BLAKKLTS. 11 2mws ! Ho. IK t'UKUri Sticet. Iu Autliliat Ion of Removal to N, W. Corner ELEVEN1H and CHISXUT, White Goods, Laoes and Lace Good", Hardkert kiefs, Ladies and Gents, every variety. i Linen Collars and Cuffs, Veils, Scarfs, Neck lies, Etc , Kmbraclug Novtltlea Adapted for I HOLIDAY PRESENTS, AT R EDUCED PRICES. E. M. NEEDLES 198J1H xnwanf) wtros POO I10OI' SKIRTS. fiOQ )ZO LATKST 8TVLE, JV8T OUT UZO l.K l'KTIT TK 1L, for the I'rumcnade.SH ?ard8iound. rilK HLWl'lO HUJL, lor the Draw Jug-room, 1 yards round. Thene skins are In evert ay tho m6it denliahle that ltd have heretolore dieted to the pubilo) also, complete lints of Ladies', Mif' d Children's Hum and 1'rall Hoop t-kirts lrom 2V to 4 yaids in i.lrcnmlcrcnce ot every length, all of ' our own moke," wholesale and letail, auu wan auted to frlvc atliifxctioil. t'onstHDtiv on hand low-priced Kew York made Skirts, Plain and Trail, Vt sprints, VU cent. b spiuis, fl i0 springs, tl'10; and 40 splines 1125. skins made to older, aliered. and repaired. Call or et-nd lor Circular ol style, sizes and price f. Uanu aclory and Halearooms. i.0. 08 Altt ii htreet, 12 6 3m WILLUM T. HOIKINS. TArvBUKTON & SON, No. 1004 CHESNUT STREET. Mil LIN TRY GOODS. KEAL LACS GOODS A LiheralPuicountto theTradej CU80 Imw 1 BANKRUPT CLANRETH.-WB HAVE JUgT J " opened about ten cane ot very fine Blankets from a bankrupt ioc-i, at about ' what they have re cently been sold lor. 'J iieae Blankets ara all very tine, laiuo entirely clean and perject in everv reie.;t, are, IchSthau ihe wool a'one in them cost. ae lower than lor ton veara nasi, and ie the beat bargain In Blanket In I'hll.ltlbia today. Fersona may buy w lili saiet who will not want until next year l,; 0. HUl MAHKET Ht DRY GOODS. PRICE & WOOD, N. W. Coraer EIGHTH aud FILBERT, HAVE JVST OrENED 100 dozen LadleV FrenoU C oth Gloves, at 60, 06, 62,6D, end 76 centi a pair. Tlio balance or an im ported stock- winch was sold at 912 a doicn. Gents' Cloth (ilore. I adie' and Hisses' White Cloth tilovee. Ladies' and dents' Merino Vests and rant?, ladies' Hemstitched Handkerohlefs. Ladies' Embroidered Handkerchiefs. Gents' Hemstitched and Colored Border Band, kerchiefs. Domestic Goods at the very lowest market prices. Good yard wido Dleactod Muslins, 30, 23, 26, and 29 cents. Williamsvllle, Wamsntta, and Now York Mills. Best makes Unbleached Muslins, 5 i, 6-4, 8 i, 9-4, and 10-4 Sheeting Muttons. Best Uleachcd and Unbleached Canton Flannols. All-wool and Domt Flannels. Heavy All-wool Shaker flannels. Yard-wide Domet Shaker Flannels, 31 and 60 cents. Handsome Marseilles Quilts, Lancaster Quilts, very cheap. PRICE & WOOD. N. W. CORNER EIGHTH AND FILBERT, Will oren on Monday morning large lot of 1'laid Muslins, from 81 to 60 cents; lower prioos than tfcey have been sold at for live years. Lin on Doy. lies, (1 ?5 per dozen. 10 21 QLOSIKU SALES OF WIN1ER DRESS GOODS, CLOAKING VELVETS, CLCARING CLOTHS, OVERCOATINGS, BLANKETS, SHAWLS, CLOAKS, ETC. ETC. To efTect a ItAI in C'LOSIKO OF STOCK, we have dcteimimdon a UENiRAL EEDCCTION OKPBICEtl. A the whole cf cut Htock has been purchased at the late Auction Pa es, our disposition to reduce present prices cfiers great Induceiceat to buyers. CURWEN STODDART & BROTHER, Nos. 450, 452, and 454 N. SECOND St., 12 28 5t ABOVE WILLO W. -jgngl SHAWL EXHIBITION . Kf OR KlOHUl ANI FPR1NG OARDKN eT Vt e are pie pared to show oneot the very finest stoo ot b haw Is m this city ol even grade, FROM $130 CP TO $SO, Wi st of which arc auction purchases, and areunilur regular pricis. W'einvliean examination. Lirg and i-qua e hairley ,-hawls 1 ci'g tnd Fquare lirtcl.e Hhaw s. Long and tquare bNck Thibet Bhaw'.S. 1 ong and H utre lllunkei hhawls. f-ti li a fcbtw s, Breakiast l-hawls. eto. etc. We it cq Id also invite attention to our BLAKKETS, Fxce,?, nt All wool l!lnnketsfor8. CIO 3m l iner qualities at 7 H f. 10, ell, l- and all In laci, our keneral slock Is worthy the .'tenuou at all l.uyia of lvy Uowli who vrlaki to bay ohea-. JOSEPH II. TIIORMLKY, V. . COR. EIGHTH ASD BPEIWO OARDESI T SIMPSON'S SONS. . No. 922. PINK STRKBT No. 024 Jieaitrs In Linens, W Lite and Drew (iooils, Kujhrui di'iits llcsirry Cloves toreets. Uandkerchleis riaia and Hch.hu ched, Hair. Nail, looth and Piaie Knubet, Oombs 1 tin and Fan'-v Hoaps, Henumery, Imporied and Hon estio PuQa aud Vua Uoxea, ana an encbesa vanetv oi Notions. Alnajs ou hand a complete stock Lades', Oests' and (.'hi dien's Undervests and Drawers i English and licrman boalcry in i otton aterino, and Wool. I lib. i raule and Di d blankets. J (irveLles. Allendalo, Lancaster, nd Doney Comb Quuts. 'Jabe Linena. Napkins, Towels. Plain and Colored Boruind, Ucruiau Boll. Russia aud American Crash, J ' i r u . al aidvate. Welsh, and Maker Flsnnels In all grades A mil line ol Jiunerv 1iapers of all widths at V. SIMPSON'S SONS'. N t. m and 21 FIDiE Htreet. HOLIDAY GOODS. gTHPHEN F. WHITMAN'S IXIM1TABI.E AND CHOICK CONFECTIONS NOW READY For tho Holidar Season, Together tilth a large variety of FANCY BOXES, Of his own Importation, direct from Paris and Vienna. ALSO NEW AND BABE Confections and Bon-Bons Only known to this house, Fotming at once a itch and superb assortment Mtu to choose fo SELECT PRESENTS, STEPHEN F. WHITMAN, No. 1S10 MARKET Street, PHILADELPHIA 12 8 19t PRESENTS. A n Instrument to assist the Hearing to a I'e.f Friend. Alo, ciandall sl'aunt CatU'iCUKd, superior to any otluh in ue. Kocgtis' and Wostenholm's POCKET KNIVK.8, tcarl and stag hundles of heautliul fluiab Uazont, bliops, and feciseora of tlneat qualities, at P. MADEIItA-'S, . CUTLER, K. IIS South TEN1H Street, below Cheanut. CARPETINGS. REEVE L. KNIGHT & SON No. 807 CHESNUT Street, HAVE HOW OP Bit A WELL.ASSOUTED STOCK OB AMERICAN AND ENGLISH OIL CLOTHS, COCOA MATTINGS, DRUGGETS, BU0S, ETO.