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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPHPHILADELPHIA, MONDAY; JUNE 21, 18G9.
SPIRIT OF THE PRESS. IPtTOntMi OPINIONS OF THK LEADING JOURNALS VrON OURKENT TOPICS COMPILED KVEIIV DAV FOR TUE EVENING TELKOKAPH. PENNSYLVANIA FAVORITE SON. From the X. Y. World. Pennsylvania hfH so "ny favorite Hons ! There in Fornev, there in O-tmorou, there is Kelley, there is the toet Boker! But we mean Andrew Cnrtin just now. The trn. mnthitrj-on is the amphitryon who entertains its at dinner, renusylvauia's real favorite hon is the last son got into a high ollice. Curt in now tills the post, for Curtin is now on his way as Minister to llussia. Before he wrung his nomination out of Grant, Curtin hnd not been latterly inneh of a favorite. But the commission did the work. Like a Ca nadian field to-day all snow, to-morrow nil flowers; like a varioloid patient to-day all fever, and to-morrow all pustules Curtin, despisod of all men when Borie was preferred before him, muuleuly bloomed out the Fonri fcylvanian of the period. Pennsylvania is agonized at the thought of parting, even for a brief period, with her "favorite son." The Rachel of the Delaware refuses to be com forted. Every village within her wide bor ders, from Stony-Batter to Yonng-Worn ins town, from Tinieum to Tideout, is in mourn ing. The hammers of Centre county droop and decline to trip. The eyes of Bellefonto the Governor's natal place have become fountains of tears, and the Bald Eagle and the Susquehanna rivers, ordinarily as dry at this season as the Spanish Manzanaves, swell and throb with emotion. Philadelphia is a perfect Niobe, save that hers is not a voiceless woo. All her insti tutions shriek, save, indeed, the Union League; and from that, owned, as it practically is, by Borie, of the late lloman but now dis jointed nose, nothing was to be expected. All else is genuine praise and heartfelt lamen tation. Independence Hall, -which, in 18.", was refused by Know-Nothing Councils to an eminent Pennsylvania statesman returning from a successful mission, is tendered to Curtin; the Democratic Mayor writes him a "touching letter" and makes him a mild speech, and for an hour by the cracked bell of the "Declaration" he shook hands with the tag-rag and bob-tail of his party occasionally, alter the manner of Lafayette on the same spot, embracing some transient anti-Catholic veteran of liS.lt. Then in the evening there was a banquet at the Academy of Music, with Ilassler's bund and reserved teats for "the ladies;" none, however, for the negroes they, proh pmhr, being secluded in "the gallery. Judge Thayer presided, and made a judicious introductory spoech, to which "the guest" responded, and the gay scene went on without interruption till the small morning hours. And yet to us who look on things at a distance, there are in all this some unpleasantly noticeable features negative and positive. Why were so many well-known Pennsylvanians, military and civil, absent or mute? Why was it that, at the festivity in honor of tho great 'War Governor," Philadelphia soldiers, now residing within a stone's throw of tho Academy of Music Meade and Humphreys and Patterson and Cadwalader and Nagle and Winter and Hanpt and Crawford and Tyudale were absent, and do not Seem even to have Wen invited. Tho horo of Gettysburg (we don't mean Sickles) was not even toasted or alluded to. Then, omi nent loyal Philadelphia civilians, founders of sanitary fairs and Christian commissions JStuarts and Ornes and Claghorns and Bakers and Fells and Pratts where wore they ? We do not detect Forney even in a letter 1 though we do our own Walbridge. Sumner does not seem to have been bidden, and Senator Scott absolutely went out of his way to pooh-pooh the great anglopho bist's Alabama rhetoric. These are certainly strange omissions. Nor is this all. There were ominous utterances, too, as well as awful lapses, at the loyal board, to which, as faithful chroniclers, we feel bound to call attention. If a Democrat, soldier or civilian, were even now to speak disparagingly of the war ad ministration of the sainted Lincoln, whether as manipulated by Cameron or by Stanton, great would be the wrath of the "loyal;" yet Governor Curtin said, with emphasis and ap parent deliberation, speaking of that very ad ministration, and no . bottle of just indigna tion silenced him: "The General Govern ment, charged, with the preservation of the life of the republic, was pitiless, relentless, and deaf to the just claim of a volunteer soldiery." To which his friend, Colonel McOlure, 'whose speech is carefully reported, added: 'Major-General Patterson, commanding tn Penn sylvania, made a requisition for 25,000 tliree-yeara men, and tliey were being rapidly organized when the national authorities revoked the order, denied the commander's authority, and refused to accept the troops, because not needed. Our State wa threatened and defenseless, and the Reserve Corps was authorized after a puluful and desperate strug gle with united Imbecility and luUdelity." The troth is, and it was so known, though concealed at the time, that in her hour of need Pennsylvania was more than once shamefully abandoned and offered up a sacrifice to Lin coln's chronic alarm about Washington and his own precious person, and to Stanton's fierce personal antipathy to everything and every man that bore the name of "Ponn sylvaniau;" and Governor Curtin really does deserve credit for what ho did, with Gov ernor Seymour's help, to protect his State and its metropolis, and the miserable orna mental Leaguers who now shrink away from him, and who, Bays the Ercning Ihdktiii, commenting on this very banquet, "could have no power but for the lavish use of ill gotten money." With all these drawbacks, however, the honors of Curtin were worthy of his mother commonwealth, and he goes on RU way re joicing in their fresh luxuriance. On his arrival at St. Petersburg, which we trust may be safe and speedy, he will, as all newly, fledged Ministers do, study the archives of the legation and the correspondence of his Bredecessors. In Ilussia this correspondence extends over nearly ninety years; for the first American Minister reached there in August, 1781, so the work of revision will not be an easy one. Aiueu, uowever, oy two intelligent and experienced secretaries, Mr. Curtin can, perLaps, accomplish it espe cially as, in the light of contempora neous republican ill ami nation, ho is not bound to trouble himself with the obsolete diplomatic rubbish of the Democratic past. lie may dip into the original Dana, out of respect to tne emineui liostou publicist ot that name, a shining light in the radical heaven, of whom General Butler knows some thing and Mr. Beach Lawrence more; but even then he should be on his guard, for Francis P. Duna was a very pestilent "rebel," and labored hard for "recognition. " But surely an orthodox Republican like Governor Curting will not bo expected to trouble him self with what was written by Adams, father of Charlos Francis, or Bayard, the father of James A., or MidUleton, or lUnUolpu, or Buchanan, or Wilkins, or Dallas, or I Thomas II. Seymour and Francis A. Pickens, ' or John Appleton. He had hotter ignore the fact (for it will commend him to his employ ers) that the only treaty evor made with Ilus sia, and which now binds us together, was negotiated by James Buchanan. All ho need do is to study with care tho diplomacy of his two immediate predecessors, over which shone tho serene brightness of Mr. Seward's imper turbable intellect, and which was guided by the precepts of that stainless sage and adorned by the splendor of his stylo, more gorgeous man an windows ot all npothecAnes upon earth. Especially will Pennsylvania expect of him to study that brief and brilliant period of diplomacy extending from July to October, 18l2, and illustrated by no 1ss than five des patches, when this country was represented at the Court of the Czar by one in whoso foot steps Governor Curtin, no' doubt, must delight to tread her favorite son, number two, three, or four (we really f orget which) Simon Magus'Cameron; may his tribe increase ! THE FOLLIES OF A KNIGHT. From the X. Y. Tribune. Earl Spencer, like tho loyal Lord Lieutenant of Ireland that he is, determined to keep tho last birthday of Queen Victoria as the birth day of such a good woman and roy.il lady ought to bo kept, especially in Ireland, which has such good reasons for thinking her good and royal. The land is poor, Earl Spencer thought, the people wretched, ground down by taxes, familiar with famine, led full of op pression in nearly every form, loathing their rulers, fleeing by thousands to a land, of equal rights from their own land where they have no rights to anything but wrongs how can the good Earl Spencer but testify to the ten der sympathy of Victoria, mother of all her people, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland? Earl Spencer has a bright idea born of prac tical statesmanship, and the famous good sense of the ideal Englishman. The Irish people need help and sympathy, and this is the way they get them. Tho Viceregal Lodge is illuminated, tho drawing-room is fitted up as a chapter room, a throne is placed in it for Earl Spencer, and a table in the middle cov ered with blue cloth and with the star of the most illustrious order of St. Patrick embroidered upon it. Tho object of all this splendor is the investiture ot Lord Carysfort and Lord Gosford us Knights of this famous order, and "Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King- nt-Arms, is bound to conduct the ceremonial with a scrupulous attention to every minute detail of courtly form and etiquette for which tho Irish prince of heraldry is distin guished." And, if we may bolieve the '1 lines, ho carried out his purpose. There was a banquet, first of all, which wanted nothing to its perfection but the gastronomic presence of an American Minister, the lack of whoso well-known speech was but tamely atoned for by Sir Bernard Burke s grandiloquence. Perhaps, however, ho ato better than he spoke. But the banquet was merely pre liminary, and Sir Burko was soon in the midst of a scene where nature made him to shine. Tho guests roso from tho table and went to the drawing-room, where tho Countess Spencer and a brilliant assemblage ot ladies, who had been holding a sort of Sorosis with their teapots while the men were m v.ung for port, awaited the ceremonial of inves titure, the tea things having having boon cleared away. (N. B. This statemont about the tea things is matte on our own authority, but wo suppose we are justiiied in taking it for granted that, though tho Irish people were starving round the Viceregal Lodge, while- Earl Spencer and the rest of the gentlemen were faring sumptuously, yet the lovely Countess and her ladies could hardly have been permitted to share the fate of the unhappy natives.) Ihe ceremony of iuvgsu turo was no doubt a stately scene. There was a flourish of trumpets, and Earl Spencer, in liis part of Grand Master of the Order for that night only, entered the apartment with his procession, while a band stationed in the ad joining room played tho national anthem with excellent enect. 'Ihen the Urand Master, with the aides-de-camp in waiting and the aides-de-camp not in waiting, and Sir Burke, C. B., Ulster King-at-Arms, and the Right lion. This and his Excellency That, and the sword of state an implement with which the Irish people are well acquainted took their seats at the blue-table. Ihen, more trumpets, or, as the Jenkins we are drawing upon beauti fully puts it, "the trumpet-call was heard in the distance. " Then enter more processions in pomp and state. Then tho new comers make the customary reveronoes. i.nen tne Grand Master asks for inoro. Then to please him the formalities are repeated, and tho kniuhts are led in one by one, and "invested in accordance with tho customary usages." Ihen the Grand Master gave thein bonny blue ribbons. And badges of the order. Aud admonished them. And congratulated them. And made them sit down at the blue table. And the farce ended by the whole noble set getting away from Ireland a soon as they could to stay lor a couple ol months. The effect upon the prosperity of Ireland of these judicious measures was at once made evident, ihe ceremony was on a Monday, and on the next Tuesday Mr. Journey, of Kiln nick, County Wexford, was callod up for trial. Mr. Furney had bought some landed property in the Landed Estates Court. A poor laborer named 'Whitly lived in a-wretched cabin on the estate. Mr. Furney wished Whitly to leave his cabin aud live in his gate lodge, Whitly taking care of Finney's herds, Whitly 'b wife and family taking care or the lodge. W hitly did not like the work he was set at, and he and his family went back to their old cabin. Then Mr. Furney requested him to leave. Whitly said he would go when he could find a place to go to. Mr. Furney, like a noble-hearted landlord, ordered Whitly's cabin to be pulled down, and pulled down it was over the heads of the family. Whitly's wife said she would allow the cabin to fall on her before she would leavo. But Furney, in tho goodness of his heart, had her pulled out first. St. Patrick, being ut that time at tho Vicere gal Lodge, could do nothing for these wrutched people. But they managed, for a wonder, to get Furney prosecutod, and he is to bo tried ut Quarter Sessions, perhaps. Meanwhile he was admitted to bail on his own recognizance for fi'O, and tho Whilly.s are probably looking out for a place to cover their heads. Meanwhile, 'if their Excellencies, the Knights of the Most Illustrious Order of St. Patrick, while sporting their blue ribboiu in England, should hear that Mr. Fiii-iiCf-h-id been found dead on his own grounds, blud geoned or shot by somo unknown hand, how surprised they would bo that all their efforts to pleaso the Irish had proved of no av.til ! NAVAL NOMENCLATURE. From the Ckicayo Jtrjiublican. Secretary Boris is emulating an amiable weakness of the Oxonian Secretary of the British navy. Sinoo the joint advent of him self and Admiral Portor to tho command of the naval ollice, he has been industriously making use of his leisure hours in brushing up his recollections of Lempriere; and, as tho sequel will show, with groat success. Tho fruits of his labors were made appare it recently in issuing a ukw3 rechriMtenin so:n forty vessels of the United State i navy. His order robs them of the names unthr whi sh some of them made for themselvei a proud place in the history of our country, and sub stitutes therefor a miscella leuus collection of e-ognomina, culled without senie or rj.vwn from a dictionary of the luythologicd p?r sonages of tho Greeks and Ldins. Cuno eook, Tippecanoo, Miantonomah, etc., aro to give way to Ajax, Castor, Hercules, Cirje, etc. Ihe names which have a direct refer ence to the history of our country, and which are quite common in Maine and Con necticut, nre abolishnd for thoso whose wo irers worn not of a character which would qualify them for being welcome guests in refined so ciety. For instance, the honorable Sesretiry has reehristened one of the vessels Fury, an . I nnothor Harpy. But as there were thfea runes and more than ono Harpy, future gene ral ions will be at a loss to determine which individual personage of these celebrated fami lies ho was desirous of commemorating. A large number of the gunboats and other ves sels in the British navy are named after gods, demigods, goddesses, and other discreditable personages of history (no doubt, in deferencs to that well-known veneration of the English mind for the classic, as the word is apphe 1 to education), and it is not difficult to reach tho inference that Mr. Bono is infringing on a patent to which ho has not the shadow of a claim. In addition to that act of piracy, he robs the seamen who manned our navy during tho war for tho Union of all the glory. honor, and reputation which they won in thoso vessels. Jack Tar, on being asked in what vessel he served, will give tho nime it bore when chasing Kebel privateers; and on being questioned as to her whereabouts now. will answer, as "his pumps start working." I don t know; they changed her name, and I can't tell what's become of her." Captain inslow, ol the Kearsarge, enjoys a reiiuti tion extending Ironi polo to pole; but who is Captain inslow ot the Jupiter Lcho onswers, "Who i1" Ho has, also, by his inju dicious action, destroyed that peculiarity of nomenclature , which has added materially in giving a distinct character to our navy, and making it known as the navy of the United btates m every port in every sea. home tew pedants, who harp on the euphony of the Greek and Latin, objected to the use of the Indian names with which our navy was so profusely christened dur ing Mr. Welles' administration; and, no doubt, in deference to their opiuions Mr. Borie has made the change. To fall back o i the mylhologico-naval, Mr. Borio has evi dently run aground on Charybdis, while en dcavoring to steer clear of Scylla, both of which were studiously shunned by the naval secretaries of those nations from which he his borrowed so much. Congress should, at its next session, pass an act restoring to the navv the nomenclature of which it has thus been deprived for no good reason. Far better have the quaint Indian names which Welles bestowed (and which was nearly the most sensible thiug he did in office) than such bom bastic titles as Centaur, Erebns, Spitfire, and the like, which, besides bomg foreign to our civilization, nre nearly every one duplicates of the names of vessels in the navv of tha "blarsted Britishers." Give 4i.s American names for American vessels. The Secret try has slavishly copied from foreigners; his de vice has not even the merit of originality; let us stick to our own nb-originanty. FREE TRADE AND PROTECTION. l"rii the HI. Loulx lUptiblican (Dehinrratic). Mr. Horace Greeley has been latterly pub lishing elaborate essays on tho above subject in the columns ot the .New lork Irionne Tho alternative that is really presented is not between free trade arid protection absolute and unqualified. It is between free trade and artihciid protection, lhero is a natural pro tection that no human laws can abrogate. This is local distance, time, the labor, the ex ponse and danger of conveyance. Wheat grown in Missouri or Illinois is shipped to Liverpool, and sold there at or about the price ot English wheat. .Nothing is plainer than that in such case the English farmer will pocket a considerably larger proportion of that price than the American farmer. To this extent, notwithstanding the lull acceptance ot free-trade doctrines, the English farmer is protected, and it is a groat aud substantial protection. In England an article ot prune necessity like corn should never have received any greater protection. An English farmer has to pay rent; un American generally owns his land. But he pays a much higher rate for labor. It was, in fact, to uphold the rents that the corn duties were maintained by the English landocracy. It may be ob served that with all England's zeal for free trade, it was not until tho present session of Parliament that tho duty on corn was com pletely abolished. A quarter dollar was re tained as duty on the quarter of corn or grain of every description. This was much felt on tho coarser and cheaper grains. Mr. Lowe, the present Chancellor of tho Exchequer, no ticed this, and lately proposed tho abolition of it. This natural protection is most efficacious in bulky articles, as for instance corn. In light, portable commodities it is less felt, but even on them it operutes. A Geneva watch, in the ordinary course of affairs, will sell at a much lower rate near the place of its prolue tion than in England or America. The dealer in watches will only give such price to the Swiss or Geneva manufacturer as will admit of sales in other countries yielding him a profit. This protection, then, which nature itself upraises, is very considerable, and of much efficacy in favor of the native producers of every country. There is in additiou a protection which may be called that of convenience. There is no country in which it is not necessary to raise some reve nue. That rovemio can be most easily, securely, and cheaply collected in the shape of customs at tho out ports. We, to our sor row, find that in addition to the customs there must be an excise and internal revenue collected also. Before the war, the internal taxation was ultogether for the support of State government and local institutions. There is no prospect for some considerable time of the return of any such happy state of aff airs. The amount of this species of pro tection will, whilst a largo revenue continues, necessarily be great. And it is but just that it FihQiild be so. Tho producers, the mecha nics, and the laborers, all, in one shape or another, contribute to the revenue. It would not bo just that thoso who do not so contri bute should bo allowed to compete with them tax-free. We soe, thon, that the Aniericm producer, whether manufacturer or artisan, has two groat walls of protection, of one of which he can under no circumstances be deprived. How can it bo that tho production of any com modity or article can legitimately require more? Prohibiting foreign competition, and forcing the consumption of a native article, for tho production of which the soil or cir cumstances of the country are not adapted, will only lead to smuggling, w ith all its de moralizing results, and forco the consumers, including tho laboring classes, in whose in terest it is said to be done, to purchase at an exorbitant rate, and put up with an inferior commodity. It was not by protection of the prohibitory kind that Peter the Gre it intro duced ship-building and the arts into Russia, or the hwiss mountaineers established tht manufacture of watches for which they are famous. THE REGENCY IN SPAIN THE PRO BABLE END OF MONARCHY. From the X. Y. llsralA. The situation in Spain continues to com mand attention. Improving prospects have given increased boldness to Montpensier. He has not only appeared on Spanish soil, but a little too mush in public. Remombering that it was his gold that made the revolution a suc cess; remembering, too, that the gold was paid down on tho understanding that the crown should be his if a crown remained in Spain, it is not wonderful that he should be at once more hopeful and more bold when he sees all power given to Serrano, the man who is pledged above all others to his support. The Republicans in Spain have been defeated. Tho new constitution has boen carried through the Cortes and proclaimed, and Spain has been declared a monarchy. The new King of Spnin has yet to be fouud. Montpensier is but one of many candidates whose names have been promiuently mentioned. There are Isa bella aud her son; there is the yttthful Don Carlos; there is the father and there is the brother of the King of Portugal; thoro are, besides, at least two German princes. Which is to be the successful caudidate is now the great question. The outcry which his just been raised in Valladolid and Seville against Montpensier's presence in Spain at tho pre sent juncture seems to indicate that tho Re publicans are resolved that if Spain is to be a monarchy the candidates must have a fair chance. With Serrano as regent Spain can wait for a king, and wait with patience. Although Serrano is more or less pledged to Montpensier, his duty points first to the wel fare of Spain and the wishes of the Spanish people. It is possible that Montpensier has ruined his own hopes. If Serrano cannot re concile the Spanish people to Montpensier, Serrano is free. If the regent is successful in preserving order. Spain will be taught that good government is not necessarily asso ciated with a crowned head. It is not, there fore, at all impossible that the regency of Ser rano may prove the destruction of the mon archy in Spain. PATRIOTISM SHOULD BE TAUGHT AT WEST POINT. From the X. Y. Sun. The Military Academy at West Toint has just sent out another graduating class, whose members will soon enter upon their duties as officers of the United States Army. They have received a theoretical and practical instruction in their profession which is unsurpassed by that afforded by any other military school in the world. It has long been the ambition of American youth to procure admission to tho Academy, more, we believe, for the sake of the education which is there obtained than even for the subsequent position in the army. Successful in the highest degree iu forming soldiers, does est Point succeed equally in graduating patriotic men ? The country can never forget the patriots who were educated there Grant aud Sher man among those still living, McPherson and Kearney among the dead. But the traitors whom West Point has nurtured have also made a record in our history that is as well remembered. Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee are both graduates of the United States Military Academy. The one great, leading, controlling, all-pervading sentiment to be inculcated at West Point is that of patriotism. The instructors there, iu teaching the history of the great campaigns of the Rebellion, should take care that wherever admiration for the skill of any Rebel leader is excited by the acoount of his battles, abhorrence for his treason should ac company it. Unless heed is given to this suggestion, a new crop of traitors may at some future day spring up from West Point. If such are to be educated anywhere, let it not be at the expense of the nation. WINES. HER MAJESTY CHAMPAGNE. DuriTon 6l lussoiy, 215 SOUTH FRONT STREET. 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Ixian (t-xeuipt from lax) 12A,6!1'00 State of Now Jersey Six Per Cent. Loan 6t,603'00 Pcnn Rail. First Mortgage Six Per Cent.. Itonds ID.JJ0 00 Pcnn. Rail. H.oond Mort. Six Per Cent, llonrts Sf.OOO OO Western I'onn. Rail. Mortgage Six Per Cent, bonds (.Ponn. Railroad , guarantee) 80,625'00 State of Tennossee Five Per Cent. loan 21,000 000 State of Tennessee Six Per Cent. Loan 8,(Jll 25 Gerinautown Gas Company, prin cipal and Interest guarantied hy City of Philadelpuia, 800 shares KUM.k 15.000 00 Pennsylvania Railroad Company, 300 hares Stock 11, 3 WOO North 1'er.nnylvania Railroad Oo., luO shares Stock 3,5l)0 00 Phikiiiolphia and Southern Mail SteHiiisliip Co., 80 sliarna Stock. . . . 15,000 00 Loans on Hoard and Mortgage, first Liens on City Properties 2 )7,900.(X) syl.lina,iU0 Par. Market value, $l,U0,32o 25 , Cost, sjl.OKJ.tilH io. Real Estate SI.OOO OO It 1 Us receivable for insorHtioa mndn !U.4Hl'M Balances due at agoncios, premiums on marine policies, acorued interest, and other debts due the ct-imianv 40,178-88 1,81300 116,56373 Stock and scrip of sundry corporations. Estimated value. Cash in bank Cash iu drawer. ... ...ifUltMliO-ixa, lilitv $t,l?.3S7-KI Thomas O. Hand, John C. Davis, James O. Hand, Thoophilus Paulding, Joseph H. Soal, Hugh Craig, John R. Penrose. DMF.L'Tons. I Edmund A. Sender, Samuel E. Stokes, Henry Sloan, William C. Ludwig, toorge u. Lciper, Henry O. Iallett, Jr., John D. Taylor, tioorge W, Hernndou, William . lioulton, Jacob Riegel, Spenoev Mcllvaine, I). T. Morgan, Pittsburg, Jacob 1 . Jonen, lames 1 raniinir. Edward Diu-linnton, 11. Jones lirooko. ,1 uines 11. McFarlund, Edward fitourcade. John If. rompie, 'A. H. Berber, " THOMAS C. HANI. President. josiiua r. Eyre, JOHN C. DAVIS, Vice-Preaidunt. HENRY LYLRURN, Secretary. HENRY U ALL, Assistant Secretary. 10 1829 -C1IAKTEK PERPETUAL. OF PHILADELPHIA. Office, Nos, 435 and 437 CHESNUT St Assets on Jan. 1, 1869, $2,677,37213 CAPITAL 100,O0OOO l,4.IS:i,.V2.N90 I,10i,sl3'43 ACCRUED SURPLUS... PREMIUMS , UNSETTLED CLAIMS. INCOME FOR 1S09, SJtiO.OOU. 'I Perpetual and Temporary Policies on Liberal Terms. The ConiDanv also issues Polioies on Rents nf Ruddinsr of all kinds, Ground Rents, and Mortgages, DIRECTORS. Alfred O. Baker, Alltod Fltler,' Samuel (.runt, Thomas Sparks, George W, Richards. William S. (.rant, Isaac Lea, Thomas S. Ellis, George t ales, I Oustavus S. Benson. ALFRED O. BAKER, President. , GEORUR FALES, Vice-President. JAS. W. MCALLISTER, Secretary. THEODORE M. REUER. Assistant Secretary. 8 S B U R Y LIFE INSURANOE COMPANY. No. 2!'l BROADWAY, corner READE Street, New York. CASH CAPITAL ifloJ.OOO $15,000 deposited with the State of New York as security for polity holders. LEMUEL BANCS, President. GEORGE ELLIOTT, Vice President and Secretary. EMORY Mi CLINTOt K, Actuary. A. E. M. PURDY, M. D., Medical Examiner. Thomas T. Tasker, BEKrj.Hf.NCKH BY PFHMIHSIOM. John M. Mans, I J. B. Lippinoott, Juhn A. Wright, i. uarles ttnencer. nuiiam iiivine, James ling, S. Morris Wain, Jan a Hunter, John B. McCreary, E. 11. Worne. ext Ita I k. . ..I Artnur u. ajoinn. In the character nient, reasonableness of rates, PARTNERSHIP PLAN OF DECLARING DIVIDENDS, no restriction in female lives, and absolute non-forfeiture of all policies, and no restriction of travel alter the first year, the ASBURY pre senta a combination of advantauea offered hv mi nt.hnr company. Policies issued in every form, and a loan of one-third made when desired. Special advantages offered to olergymen. For all further information address JAMES M. LONGACRE, Manager for Pennsylvania and Delaware. Office, No. 8n2 WALNUT Street, Philadelphia. FORMAN P. UOLLINSIIKAD, Special Agent. 4 16 S T R I C T L Y MUTUA L. Provident Life and Trust Co. OF PmLADELPIIIA. OFFICE, No. Ill S. FOURTH STREET. Organised to promote LIFE INSURANCE among members of the Society ol Friends. Good rinks of any class accepted. Policies Issued on approved plans, at the lowest rates. ' President. SAMUEL K. SITIPLBT, Vice-President, WILLIAM O. LONGSTKETH, Actuary, ROWLAND PAKRY. The advantages orTered by tola Company are un excelled. a 1 U7S I N S U It E A T H O M E, in Tin Penn Mutual Life Insurance COMPANY. No. 931 CHESNUT 8TREET, PIIILAD2LPIIIA. ASSETS, 8,000,000. CHARTERED BY OUR OWN STATE. lHANAUED BY OUR OWN CITIZENS. LOSSES PROMPTLY PAH). POLICIES ISSUED ON VARIOUS PLANS. Application may be made at the Home Office, and at the Agencies throughout the State, 3 188 JAMES TRAOUAIR PRKSIDRNT HAJH'EL E. NTOKK4 VIOK-PRKSIDKNT JOHN W. HOIlNOK A. V. P. and ACTUARY IIOltATIO H. STEPHENS BKORKTABY THE ENTERPRISE INSURANCE COIPANY X OF PHILADELPHIA. prHce S. W. Comer FOURTH and WALNUT Street. : FIRK INbllRANt'K EXCLUSIVELY. PKRPhTUAL AND TEK.M POLICIJiS lSSIIKD. Cash Capital ikJumWOO Cabli Aaaets, May, Ibbfl, OVER HALF A MlLLlO DOT. LA IIS. DIRECTORS. i F. Ratchford Starr, J. Livingston Krrianr. ' naiuro r ruzior, I John M. Atwood, ! Benjamin T. Tredick. Ceorge 11. Stuart, John H. Brown. Jumea L. Clughorn, William O. lioultun, Charlea Wheeler, Thomas 11. Montgomery, James Aertsen. This Company insures only nrat-claas risks, taking no specially hazardous risks whatever, such as factories, uiuis, etc. , F. RATCHFORD STARR. Prosidont. THOMAS H. MONTGOMERY, Vice-President. ilKIANUKM W. Wutkb, Secretary. So DIICKNIX" INSURANCE COMPAN Y" OF J PHILADELPHIA. INCORPORATED 1H04-CIIARTEJI PERPETUAL. ' No. iM W ALN UT Street, opposite the Fiuhaue. j Tiiis Company insures '"""u .hM or damage by on liberal terms, on tiuildinga, merchandise, furniture, etc., fur limited periods, aud permanently on building by deposit of premiums. The Company has been In active operatic for more than SIXTY YEARS, during which ail I" fcave been promptly sJjusUd and piild , , ' John L. Hodge, , M. E. Ma bony. Tielijauim l-.Uing, John T. Lewis. ilimiiaa II. Powius, , A. R. Mcllennr, Ktliuund Caatillon. Samuel Wilcox, 1 ...... M Nrri. William S. I. rant, Robeit W. I.eaminf, V. Clark Wharton, lwreuce Lewis, Ji JOHN R. WUUli&KKU. President. JwcicUry. 4Sfci INSURANOE, rpiIE PENNSYLVANIA FIRK INSURANCE J. COMPANY. - Incorporated IMft Charter Perpetual No. B10 WALNUT Street, opposite Independents Square This Company, favorably known to the community for over forty yearn, rontinsesfninsuro against loss or dam.Mre by fire on Public or Private Bmlilines. either permanently or for a limited time. Also on Furniture, Stocks of Oooda in, .iviviiniiui'vini,'TiHi7,iM, innriM ivrms. Their Cauital. toa-ether with a la nre Hnrnlua FiitM vested tn the most careful manner, whioh enables them ti Is In. II, l no mon mitiiii ...... a. .i , .iiiun 0llltUie IHSUI .1 otter to the Insured an undoubted security iu the case of ions. Daniel Smith. Jr.. PIKK0T0H8. John Dorereui, Thomas Smith. Hmiry l,ewis, Alexander Itenson, Issi'o Hn7.1cliurt, luomae uomn. llaniel Ilsddm-k.' Jr. .1. i.uiinKiiam reii, -., , DANIEL SMITH, Jr., President. WM. a. CROWri.L, Heerotary. gM) OFFICE OF THE INSURANCE COMPANY 9 NORTH AMI4R1UA. No. its WALNUT Street, Philadelphia. Incorpoiated 1TM. Charter Perpetual . . Capital, $300,000. 1 Asset a eo Q-te sjki MARINK. INLAND. AND FIRE IN8URANOK. OVER $;W.0U0,OiJ0 LOSRKR PAID 81N0K ITS ORGAN. IZATION. Arthnr O. Coffin, Samuel W. Jones, John A. llrown, Charles Taylor, Arybroee Wliili, William Welsh, S. Morris Wain, D1KKOTOBS. ranois R. Cope, Edward If. Trotter. Edward 8. Clarke, T. Charlton Henry. Altrsd D. Jeesup. John P. White. l)llfs(l M.rlniM , uuantvi vv.uusnmsA. i Oeorge L. llarnson, 1 1 . M.,C1LARI'KS 1'LATT, Vice-President, MATTHTAR Mams, Secretary. j 15 JMPEKIAL FIRE INSU11ANCB CO. LONDON. ESTABLISHED 1S03. PaKl-ap Capital and Accumulated Funds, 18,000,000 IN GOLD. PEEV0ST & HERRING, Agents, 2 45 No. 10T S. THIRD Street, Philadelphia. CHAS. M. PRKVOST. CIIAS. P. IIKRRINQ BHIPPINQ coud Mason, Charles W. Oushinso. .CHARLESTOrJ, 8. C. TUE SOUTH AND SOUffRWEST FAHT FKEIGIIT LI1VE, EVERY THURSDAY. The Steamships PROMETHEUS, Captain Gray. J W. KVERMAN, Captain Vance, ' WILL FORM A RKUULAK WEEKLY LINK. Tho stcanmliip PROMETHEUS will sail on THURSDAY. June 21. at 4 P. M. miroiiRh bills of ludliifr Riven in connection with 8. C. It. R. to poiHla in the South and Southwest. Insurance at lowest rutes. Rates of freight as low as by any other route. For frelKlit, apply to E. A. HOUDER A CO., g22f POC11 STREET VVUA KP. jjaj. ONLY DIRECT LINE TO FRANCE THP! GKNRRAT. travsitt a wTiTn jTOlW YORK AND HA VRK, OALmSS a The splondld new vessel! ion this favorite route forth Continent will sail from Pier No. to North river, as foE ff jjf H" finohesne Saturday, May I A iVimJ V'V Koussoau SaturdaJ Mayll S!i f AV& Bauiis I"'""-.. Saturday, May 28 VILLH DE PARIS burmuunt Saturday, Juni U PRICE OF PASSAGK in gold (including wine). TO RRF.8T OR HAVRE. First Cabin .140Socond Cabin. ..$a (Includinc railway ticketa, furnished on board ) First Cabin $146 Second Cabin ' gas Theso steamers do not carry steerage passengers Medical attendance free of charge. A niericnn travelers goin to or returning from the oon. tinent of Europe, by tilling the steumers of this line avoid nuneceasary risks from transit by English railways and orosaing the channel, besides suvintr time, trouble and expense. UEORCiK MACKENZIE, Agent. . No. ,YS BROADWAY, New York. For passage In Philadelphia, apply at Adams' Krpresi Company, to H I. LEA if ! NoJS-JOKSNUT Street. PHILADELPHIA. RICHMOND. r-".AND NORFOLK STEAMSHIP LINK U trTHROlKiH KH k-KJii -r ' a ,trHiIiff AflMFTIlK SOUTH AND WEST. m K VERY SATURDAY, Street"00"' 'HWT WHARF above MARKET THROUGH RATES to. 11 points in North fand South Carolina, via Seaboard Air Line Ruilroad. connecting it Portsmouth and to Ijmchburg, Va., TonnesseerauTthi rndiDTvi);er1t"!rroaandI 1 " U d " RaK!? oTOras lowkb The regularity, safety, and cheapness of this route oona mend it to the imblio as the most desirable mediumfor carrying every description of freiubt No charge for commission, drayage, or any exnensa of transfer. Steamships insured at the lowest rates. Freight received daily. , ,r o . WILLIAM P. OLYDF A OO., No. 12 S. WHARVES and Pier 1 N. WHARVES. T. P. CROWfcLL A CO., Agonts at Norfolk. 1 LORILLARD'S STEAMSHIP LINE FOR NEW YORK. Balling Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. REDUCTION OF RATES. Spring rates, commencing March IB, Balling Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. On and after 16th of March freight by this line will be taken at 19 cents per li)0 pouuds, 4 cents per foot, or 1 cent per galltm, ship's option. Advance charges cashed at oillco on Pier. Freight received at all times on covered waarL JOHN F. OHL, vA'if . . Pler 19 Nortn Wharves. , is. it. Extra rates on small packages Iron, metals, etc t ffSs NEW express' line to Lr"3 Alexandria, Georgetown, and Washington, D. C., via Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, with connections at Alexandria from the most direct rout for Lynchburg, Bristol, Knoxville, Nashville, DaJton. and the Southwest. Steamers leave rc-rnlarly every Saturday at noon from Uia flint wharf sbove Market street. Freight received daily. WILLIAM P. OLYTE A OO.. . . . No. 14 North and South Wharves. RLDKIDGK A CO., Agents at Alexandria. w 615 t-tjs FOR LIVERPOOL AND 2Wry.UKKNSTOWN- laml !' of Mail !S" fe? MhK. ft,MU1"w appointed to sail ae iot - v-'"j--m lows cny oi liniuklj n, Saturday, June 2B, at 1 P. M. AM Washington., via Halifax, Tuesday, June 2., at 10 City of Antwerp, Saturday. July 8, at 12 noon.. ! City or rn'.r, r-, t'li day, July 10, at 1 P. M. And each succeeding Saturday and alternate Tuesday. Xroin Pier 45, Nort h Kiver. i RATES OF PASSAGK. , ST THE Mall NTKAMea iUU.U' KVt'.UI SATtmDAT. ' Payable in (..old. Payable in Curroucy. FIRST CAbiN $100 'STEERAGE. ...$3 i To london l,io' To lxiudon 40 ' To Paris. Uil To Paris f ; JTASHAUK BY THK ZCaVUUAT STXAMKlt, VIA BAUTAS. I rillNTCAillM. fU'KKHAU. Payable in .old. Payable in Currency. Liverpool gn ' Llvorpool .ft SO Halifax , go Halifax 15 St. John's, N. F., ) SU John's, N. K. I by branch Stti.uier 1 by liran.-h Steamer (w Paaaengeis also forwarded to Havre, Hamburg, Bremen, to., at reduced nutca. 1 Tickets can be bought here at moderate rates by perrons wishing to send fr their friends. ; Eor further inhumation apply at the Company's Oifloes. JOHN t. DALE, Aiteut, No. U, MtOADVVAY, N. VV orto O'DONNELL 4 KAU1.K, Agents. 4 6 Ho. UCUKS.NUT Street, Philadelphia. NOTICE. FOR NEW YORK, VIA BH.AWAHK AND RARITAN CANAL. V.X PRESS STEAMRO yp UOMPANV LI' I ihe CUKAPI-NT and yU ICR EST water oommunloav tion between Phiiiidelohis and New York. Steamers leaw daily from first wharf below Market Street, Philadelphia, aud foot of Wall atreet, New Yoik. Cecils forwardi-d by all the liuea ruuuing out of New York, North, Eat 1, and West, free of commission. , freight reoeive'l and forws tiled 00 accommodating terms. WILLIAM P. CLYDE A Co., Agonu, No.12 . Dk.LAWARKAvr.nne, Philadelphia. . JAMES HAND. Agent, I 8 85 ; No. lift WALL btreot, lie Voik. JSOTICE. FOR NEW YORK. na Delaware and Rarltnu Canal, SWIFT- NIN K TRANSl'liHTATlllV rillMPlNV i . . '.-. n . ni. 1 0 v , r 1 ,-i un, i.init. The buhineaa by those lines will be resumed on and aftr the etu of March. I'ur Ereixhta, which will be token oo accouuuudaUng terms, apply to W. M. BAIRD A CO.. IB No. l;M South Wharves. hiuui'i ou . . i. l- , ...... . . CORN EXCHANGE UAOMANUKACTORY, JOHN T. BA1LKY, 1 H. K. oornot ut MARK ET and WATER Streets, i Philadelphia, DEALER IN HACS AND BAGGING Of every description, fur Grain, Flour, Bait, Super-Ptipbute of Ume, Bon. Dust, Klo. Large and small GUN N V HAliS constantly on Uandk I . Also, WOOL SACKS. ft