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PATENT ELASTIC SPONGE,
BURTON & IRVING,
CUSHINGS & BAILEY,
SUBSTITUTE FOR HAIR AND FEATHERS.
For Mattresses, Bolsters, Pillows, Cushions, for
WEST BALTIMORE STREET.
Elastie Sponge Mattresses,
N. NOYES: We are much pleased with the Elastic
Sponge Matresses bought of you, and think them The Largest and Best Assorted Stock in the City fully equal to your recommendation-a cheap, pleas GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS.
ant and elastic bed, and preferable to hair. WecheerOF
fully recommend them for general use,
C. F. MANNING, Coal Dealer, 65 Second street.
UNDER SHIRTS, SCARFS,
SUSPENDERS, A. WILSON, JR., Manager Western Union Tele
PULSE WARMERS, UMBRELLA
DRESSING GOWNS, CANES,
&c., &c. &c., &c.
FROM FRIENDS MEETING, LOMBABD STREET.
BALTIMORE, 10th mo., 15th, 1868.
THE MOST COMPLETE
RETAIL STOCK OF
MEN'S FURNISHING GOODS other material. THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES,
IN THE CITY.
CYRUS BLACKBURN, J Friends' Meeting.
OUR GREAT SPECIALITY IS
will prove to be superior to hair for upholstering pur-
NREAT DECLINE IN THE
PRICE OF CLOTHING ! This great work presents the only complete and
WM. H. BROWN & BRO..
On account of the recent decline in the price of impartial analysis of THE CAUSES OF THE WAR
THOMAS SHEARER, M. D.
WOOLEN GOODS, we now offer to sell a large portion
Goods of all kinds on hand and made to order. yet published.
of our superb Winter Stock of
Pamphlets, with price list and full particulars, free. Send for Circulars and see our terms, and a full
N. NOYES, | MEN'S AND BOY'S CLOTHING. description of the work. Address
General Agent for Maryland and District of Columbia, 130 W. FAYETTE ST., Baltimore, Md.
REGARDLESS OF COST.
Noah Walker & Co.,
165 and 167 West Baltimore street. THE ATTENTION OF PERSONS DESIRING
- CORTLAN & Co., I to invest money in a safe and remunerative man
216 AND 218 BALTIMORE STREET.
NEW HOUSE FURNISHING STORE. ner is invited to the facilities offered by the Monumental Permanent Building and Land Society. /IVORY HANDLE CUTLERY,
COMMON CUTLERY, which is now in successful operation, under a liberal
No. 20 NORTH CHARLES ST.,
FAMILY HARDWARE, charter from the State, and officered by well-known
IMPORTERS OF FRENCH AND ENGLISH citizens.
PARIAN STATUARY, The par value of shares, $ 100 each, may be paid up
Porcelain and White Granite Ware, in full at once, or in weekly instalments of $1 each The funds are invested by loans upon mortgage on | FRENCH AND ENGLISH CHINA,
Foreign and American Table Glass Ware, Real or Leasehold property for from one to ten years,
Pearl, Ivory and Common CUTLERY, at the rate of six per cent., with a bonus additional,
GLASS AND QUEENSWARE,
PLATED GOODS, TIN, WOODEN and JAPANNED making in all a return of nearly nine per cent. BRONZES, CLOCKS, VASES,
WARE, The scurity, ample in itself, is made doubly good by the weekly repayment of PRINCIPAL, INTEREST, and BUREAU AND TOILET SETS,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, BONUS, which, with other weekly receipts, are loaned
DINNER AND TEA SETS, in the same manner. Thus the funds are compounded
TOSHUA REGESTER & SONS. (weekly) again and again to the great gain of the So
J BALTIMORE BELL AND BRASS WORKS, ciety. Brushes, Mats, Block and Common Tin Ware,
53 and 55 Holliday Street, No salaries are paid; no money kept idle.
Japanned, Wares, The owner of one house.borrows with it for security
Tea Trays and Waiters,
BELLS OF ALL SIZES to build another, the rent of which will pay his dues.
Kitchen Utensils, and
CONSTANTY ON HAND. The Builder of his first house borrows while building.
Housekeeping Articles, Material of Plumbers and Steam Fitters, receiving safe instalments until the house is erected
OF EVERY KIND AND VARIETY. having previously given bond against Liens.
1 of the best assortment, also on hand.
The largest stock in the country, unequalled in qualThe Society has had no suits, no default. The earnings for the first year will probably justify a cash divity, newness, style and cheapness.
L. BRAUNS & Co., idend of 25 per cent.
CORTLAN & Co., We have abundant applications for money, and con
Importers and Manufacturers of
| General Commission and Tobacco Merchants, fident that we are aiding in the improvement of the
HOUSE-FURNISHING GOODS. City, w wish to increase our facilities still more.
S. E. COR. LOMBARD AND CHEAPSIDE, Shares may be withdrawn at any time without loss,
PECIALITIES to be found at the HOUSE FURand Borrowers may obtain a Release of Mortgage
Baltimore, when desired, upon payment of the amount remain
NISHING STORE of ing due, and a Release fee of $1 per share.
J. SETH HOPKINS & CO., Certificates of paid up shares ($100) bear dividend
210 Baltimore St., interest from their dates, and where weekly payments Patent BREAD CUTTERS: St. Germain's Study or have been made, dividends are paid upon the amounts office LAMPS: Patent MEAT CUTTERS: Patent! (R. H. GRIFFIN, formerly of South Carolina.) subscribed, properly averaged for the year.
| COAL SIFTERS: COAL VASES and HODS: Carved Dues :ire received at the office, corner Second street Walnut BRACKETS: FIRE IRONS: STANDARS: and Posloflice avenue, daily, between the hours or 9 and FENDERS, etc.: Improved French Dressing for La4. where the Board of Directors meet on THURSDAY dies' SHOES: Chamber and Toilet SETTS, in great EVENING of each week,
variety. CHINA and GLASS WARE of every deFor further information inquire of the following Iscription, and all kinds of HOUSEKEEPING AROFFICERS:
TICLES as cheap as any House in the country.
NO. 117 WEST BALTIMORE STREET, HEN'Y DUVALL, V. Prest. | ISAAC M. DENSON, Tr. A
$75 to 8200 per month!
Room No. 3.
For Circulars and Terms address
C. BOWERS & CO.,
Advertisements inserted in all Newspapers of BERNARD HOUGH, GEORGE COLTON.
320 South Third Street, Philadelphia, Pa. the South and West, at Publishers lowest prices JOHN D. QUINCY, JAMES H. HOPKI
THE BEST PLACE
TO GET A
STEAM MARBLE WORKS.
SEWING MACHINE DEAL ESTATE AGENT.-T. N. REID, No. 70 W. Where all kinds are sold; where the Agent is not
HUGH SISSON, W FAYETTE STREET, has for sale large and small interested in any special machines.
CORNER NORTH AND MONUMENT STS., rms, Country Seats, City Lots, Western
1 Machines rented, repaired, and even w. WILDS,
Mantels, Table Tops, on mortgage, Money in small and large sums, and
78 West Baltimore street, near Gay.
Tiles for Floors, always for sale Ground Rents. | All kinds of Machine Needles can be ordered by mail. I
Garden Stainary, &c.
SAMUEL CHILD & CO.,
R. H. GRIFFIN & CO.,
CARPETS REDUCED IN PRICE.
CARPETING!! Office, 97 SMITH S WHARF. NHE first edition of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND
OF VICK'S ILLUSTRATED OATALOGUE OF SEEDS and GUIDE IN THE FLOWER GARDEN is
THE CELEBRATED OIL CLOTHS, &C. now published. It makes a work of 100 pages, beautifully illustrated, with about 150 Fine Wood Engrav All in want of Carpeting, Oil Cloths, Window ORIENT PURE RYE WHISKEY. ings of Flowers and Vegetables, and an Elegant Col. Shades, &c., can save from ten to fifteen per cent. by ored Plate,
going to A BOQUET OF FLOWERS.
146 SOUTH BROADWAY.
DRY GOODS. It is the most beautiful, as well as the most instruc- Our patterns are of the latest styles and finest tive Floral Guide published, giving plain and thorough quality.
FALL, 1868. directions for the CULTURE OF FLOWERS AND
ROBINSON & WILLIAMS,
146 SOUTH BROADWAY,
HULL, ATKINSON & Co., customers, to whom it is sent free without application,
258 Baltimore St., Baltimore, but will be forwarded to all who apply by mail, for Ten Cents, which is not half the cost. Address
Offer their large and elegant stock of BRITISH, JAMES VICK, Rochester, N. Y.
FRENCH, and AMERICAN DRY GOODS at the MT. VERNON HOTEL, ENGLISH BRUSSELS AND
LOWEST PRICES to CASH and PROMPT buyers. TAPESTRY BRUSSELS CARPETS ROBT. HULL.
WM. J. HULL. 81 Monument street, Baltimore. At prices lower than those current during the season,
THOS. W. ATKINSON, S. HARRIS HOPKINS,
NEW DESIGNS and STYLES just received.
264 BALTIMORE STREET,
FOR FALL AND WINTER. TSAAC D. JONES,
Opposite Hanover. ATTORNEY GENERAL OF MARYLAND,
PATAPSCO GUANO COMPANY.
MEN'S, BOYS' and CHILDREN'S SUITS,
FALL OVERCOATS at $7, 88, $9, $10, $12 and $14. OFFICE OVER THE CHESAPEAKE BANK, A MMONIATED SOLUBLE PHOSPHATE,
CUSTOM DEPARTMENT. Corner North and Fayette Sts., Baltimore.
Manufactured under the supervision of
| Fine CLOTHS, CASSIMERS and VESTINGS to Practices in the Courts of Baltimore, in the Court of
DR, G. A. LIEBIG, Chemist,
select from for measure.
NOAH WALKER & CO., and is a permanent improver of the soil. Communications addressed to
WASHINGTON BUILDING, HORATIO E. BERRY, Secretary,
165 and 167 West Baltimore street. No. 65 South street, cor. of Pratt'st., Baltimore, W M , GILLESPIE, 54 LEXINGTON STREET, Price $60 per ton. A liberal discount allowed to dealers.
alers. / NEW STYLES
OF SCARFS AND TIES,
AUGS. C. PRACHT.
COURVOISIER'S BEST and printed in elegant styles. Dealer in fine French, HESAPEAKE PHOSPHATE,
PARIS KID GLOVES, English and American Stationery. Paper and En. U AN AMMONIATED SOLUBLE FERTILIZER,
ROBES DE CHAMBRE, velopes stamped with Initials.
Prepared and sold by
A Fine Assortment.
J. P. HARTMAN & SON,
197 Baltimore street. CHARLES FISHER,
Importer, Jobber and Retailer of
BRITISH, FRENCH, AND AMERICAN STOVES, TIN WARE, &C.,
DRY GOODS, 92 N. GAY ST., opp. Harrison St.,
And Manufacturer of LADIES' CLOAKS, &c. BALTIMORE.
213 BALTIMORE STREET,
D. R. WATSON.
LENNOX BIRCKHEAD. Offers a large stock for sale at Reduced Prices. I call before purchasing.
DR. J. A. SHERMAN, WATSON & BIRCKHEAD,
Artistic Surgeon, respectfully offers his services in the POOLE & HUNT, Baltimore, application of his Rupture Curative Appliances, at REAL ESTATE BROKERS, MANUFACTURERS OF 697 BROADWAY, corner 4th Street.
No. 33 St. Paul Street, Portable and Stationary Steam Engines and Boilers,
The great experience of DR. SHERMAN, resulting
and Cure of this disease, assures him of his ability to Buy, sell and lease REAL ESTATE on commission,
relieve all, without regard to the age of the patient, or LOANS LEFFEL'S PATENT AMERICAN DOUBLE TUR- I duration of the infirmity, or the difficulties which
LOANS negotiated. COLLECTIONS promptly made, BINE WATER WHEEL; Morrell's Fire Engine, they may have heretofore encountered in seeking re
and Estates carefully attended to. Deep Well and Force Pump; Saw Mills; Mining Ma- lief. Dr. S.. as Principal of the Rupture Curative Inchinery : Portable Grist Mills; Roberts' Barr Regula- stitute, New Orleans, for a period of more than fifteen tor: Flouring Mill Machinery ; Shafting, Pulleys and years, had under his care the worst cases in the coun
HENRY W. ROGERS.
WALTER DULANY, Hangers. 10 Send for Circulars. try, all of which were effectually relieved, and many,
TENRY W. ROGERS & CO.. to their great joy, restored to a sound body.
Old Established Central JOHN E. ESCHBACH,
None of the pains and injuries, resulting from the
LOAN AND COLLECTING AGENCY, he promises greater security and comfort, with a daily GRADING, PAVING, improvement in the disease, than can be obtained of
COR. CHARLES AND FAYETTE STS., any other person, or the inventions of any other per
Prices to suit all classes. It is the only, as well as
as JOHN S. GITTINGS.
BENJ. H. WILLIAMS. Omce-Basement of Chesapeake Bank, tographic likenesses of cases before and after treat
JOHN S. GITTINGS & CO., ment furnished on receipt of two 3 cent stamps. Residence-No. 226 North Howard street.
BANKERS AND STOCK BROKERS CARRIAGES! CARRIAGES! W M. W. WILSON, M. D.,
No. 29 SOUTH STREET, BALTIMORE, MHE Subscriber has the largest and best assort
MTRANSACT all business appertaining to Banks I ment of Fashionable CARRIAGES on hand, of
nd Private Bankers, in their several departhis own make, in the city, and at all prices to suit. NO. 99 NORTH CHARLES STREET, cor. Mulberry. ments. Buy and sell, on commission, Stock and SePersons in want of Carriages will find it to their inter
All styles of Dentistry done in the best manner.
curities in this and other markets. Make advances est to give me a call, as I will sell low for cash or ap
on Stocks, Real Estate, Notes and other Collaterals. proved paper. WILLIAM MCCANN,
Negotiate Stock Loans. Receive Deposits in Banka-
ble and Uncurrent Funds, and give special attention to
Collections on all accessible points in the United Stater CENTS WILL BUY A CENTURY WRITING Surgeon, Oculist and Aurist, and Canada, and can offer unrivalled facilities to col'. CASE. containing 6 Sheets Commercial Note
respondents. Interest allowed on Deposits. Paper, 6 Envelopes do. 6 Sheets Ladies' Fine Gilt 6 Envelopes, do, 2 Indestructible Pens, 1 Pen Holder, i
OFFICE-67 N. CHARLES STREET, Lead Pencil, 12 Motto Seals, a guaranteed Receipt for
L. W. GUNTHER, Rheumatism (Ingredients purchased at any Drug
Office Hours-9 to 11 A, M., 1 to 3 P. M., 5 to 6 P. M. Store); also, an Article of Utility and Fancy, to suit
TOBACCO AND COTTON both sexes. 'Sent by mail on receipt of price and three MOLTON DENTAL ASSOCIATION, originators red stamps, or 0. 0. D. by Express. of the use of Nitrous Oxide Gas for
COMMISSION MERCHANT, Ra $100 U. S. Money Packed Daily in these Cases.
EXTRAOTING TEETH WITHOUT PAIN.
90 W. LOMBARD STREET, 7. H. WOOLDRIDGE & CO., Cincinnati, O, of Charles.
. One door west of Exchange Place.
YORK ROAD RAILWAY,
VM, KNABE & CO.,
GRAND, SQUARE AND UPRIGHT daily Trains will be run between Baltimore and
MAIL TRAIN, for all way points, will leave Balti-
WAREROOMS, THE GIFTED YOU NG AMERICAN FAVORITES,
will leave daily (including Sunday) at 5.00 P. M. EX
PRESS TRAIN will leave daily (except Saturday) at Mr. & Mrs. W. J. Florence,
No. 350 West Baltimore Street, near Eutaw, 9.45 P. M. These trains connect at Bellaire and Parkersburg for all points West, Southwest and North
BALTIMORE. Are engaged for a Short Season, commencing west.
WINCHESTER ACCOMMODATION TRAIN leaves
Baltimore, daily, at 4.00 P, M. (except Sunday.) Leaves
These Instruments have been before the publie for at 5.00 A. M. Connecting at Frederick Junction with
nearly thirty years, and upon their excellence alone FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS, train for Frederick, and at Hagerstor? Junction with
attained an un-purchased pre-eminence, which pronountrain for Hagerstown. IN THREE OF THEIR POPULAR SPECIALITIES. The ELLICOTT'S MILLS TRAIN leaves Baltimore
ces them unequaled. Their
combines great power, sweetness and fine singing BORN TO GOOD LUCK! 2.30 and 6.30 P. M.
quality, as well as great purity of intonation, and evenFOR HAGERSTOWN.
ness throughout the entire scale. Their MR, FLORENCE................
Leave Baltimore at 8.45 A. M. and 4.00 P. M., connect
Railroad, arriving in Hagerstown at 2.15 and 9.20 P. Mi. is pliant and elastic, and entirely free from thestifiness
Returning, leave Hlagerstown at 5.10 and 11.00 A. M., found in so many Pianos. In
arriving in Baltimore at 10.25 A. M. and 4.45 P. M.
in Winchester at 2.55 and 9.35 P. M. Returning, leave With Songs and Dances.
and 9.5 P. M. Returning, leave SONED MATERIAL, the large capital employed in our
Winchester at 5.00 and 10.35 A. M., arriving in Balti- business enabling us to keep continually an immense MR. FLORENCE..............as..... ............ The Tragedian. more at 10.25 A. M. and 4.45 P. M.
stock of lumber, etc., on hand.
. FOR WASHINGTON. Thu performance will conclude
Leave Baltimore at 3.45, 7.00, 8.35 and 11.00 A. M., ana 3 All our SQUARE PIANOS have our New Im1.30, 4.30 and 8.30 P. M.
proved Overstrung scale and the AGRAFFE TREBLE. with FROM WASHINGTON FOR BALTIMORE.
We would call special attention to our late improveMirs. Florence's Comic Drama,
Leave Washington at 7.00, 8.00 and 9.30 A, M., and ments in 12.30, 2.40, 5.40, 7.30 and 8.40 P. M.
GRAND PIANOS AND SQUARE GRANDS, TIIE RETURNED VOLUNTEER!
PATENTED AUGUST 14, 1866,
Every Piano Fully Warranted for Five Years!
| HAM'S Celebrated The Sale of Seats for the Florence Nights will For further information, Tickets of every kind, etc., Parlor Organs and Church Harmoniums. commence on SATURDAY MORNING, at No. 7 Hol- apply to J. T. ENGLAND, Agent, Camden Station, or liday street. at the Ticket Office. 'JOHN L. WILSON,
ALSO, FOR TIIE
Master of Transportation. ONO INCREASE IN THE PRICES OF AD- L. M. COLE, General Ticket Agent.
Baltimore Organs, MISSION.
Manufactured by EDWARDS, LEE & Co., Baltimore, Md. Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore
WM. KNABE & CO.,
No. 350 West Baltimore Street, Near Eulau, RAILROAD.
Baltimore. WALL ARRANGEMENT.-On and after MONDAY. August 31st, 1868, Cars will leave City Hall
COMMENCING on SUNDAY, September 13th, 1888, 66 MOLDEN-CHORD." - ESTEY'S COTTAGE, each hour, from 6 A. M. to 7 P. M., and 9 and 11 P. M., U Passenger Trains will leave President Street De
U HARMONIC, AND BOUDOIR ORGANS. except Sundays, when the last Car will leava at 9.30 pot as follovs, viz.: P. M., instead of 11. Leave Towsontown each hour,
Way Mail Train for Philadelphia and Way Stations from 6 A. M. to 9 P. M.
at 7.25 A, M. This train connects at New Castle Junc
tion with train for all Stations on the Delaware RailWILMINGTON, N. C..
Express Train for Philadelphia and New York at
9.35 A, M., connecting at Perryville with the train for
Express Train for Philadelphia and New York at
2.25 P. M. Connecting at Wilmington with Trains for Composed of the steamships
Stations on Delaware Railroad, between Wilmington LUCILLE....... ........... Harrington, Commander,
COTTAGE and Harrington. JAMES A. GARY...............Hall, Commander.
ORGAN These steamers form a regular weekly line, sailing
Accommodation Train for Port Deposit and inter
mediate Stations at 5 P. M. from Corner's wharf, (foot of Frederickstreet ) EVERY SATURDAY. Through Bills Lading given in connec
Express Train for Philadelphia at 7.25 P.M., connecttion with the Manchester and Weldon Railroads and
ing at Wilmington with the Express Train to the
principal Stations on the Delaware Railroad, daily Cape Fear Steamboat Company. Freights taken at
except Saturday. reducell rates.
Express Train for New York at 10.40 P. M.
All the above Trains leave daily, except Sundays,
ON SUNDAYS. 73 Smith's wharf, Agents in Wilmington,
For Philadelphia at 7.25 P. M. and New York at 10.40
Through Tickets may be procured either at Presi
dent Street Depot, or at Ticket Offlce, No. 125 BaltiPowhatan Steamboat Company. more street.
Persons purchasing Tickets at Baltimore street OfNH OLD GRAND TRUNK LINE for VIR Alce, can have their Baggage checked at their residence TGINIA, the CAROLINAS and TENNESSEE.
y Union Transfer Company. Leaves Baltimore, 90 Light street wharf, TUESDAYS,
FOR CHURCHES, HALLS AND PARLORS,
'WM. CRAWFORD, Agent. THURSDAYS, and SATURDAYS, at 3 o'clock, P. M.
The genuine VOX-JUMANA TREMOLO is found
only on these Organs. Connects at Petersburg with railways of unbroken NORTHERN CENTRAL RAILWAY. 1°First-class New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore guage for all points in the Carolinas, Raleigh, Wil
PIANOS. mington, Charlotte and Columbia. At Richmond
| On and after September 13th, 1868, trains will leave with Richmond and Danville and Chesa pea e and
H. SANDERS & Co., as follows: Ohio R tilroads, and James River and Kanawha Canal || 8.30 A. M.-MAIL daily (except Sundays) for the West
79 W. FAYETTE ST., ONE DOOR FROM CHARLES, for all points on those Lines. Through Bills Lading and North to Butralo and Niagara Falls.
BALTIMORE, MD. and guaranteed rates to destination, Mark through
.00 M.--FAST LINE daily (except Sundays) f goods via Powhatan Steamers. Fare to Petersburg
DAn Agent wanted in every City and Town in the
West and North to Williamsport. and Richmond only $2.00. Fine Staterooms, &c.
| 11.00 P. M.-Daily for the West. North to Buffalo, T APORTE'S SEAMLESS KID GLOVES,
Rochester, Niagara Falls and the Canadas.
TRAINS FOR' WESTERN MARYLAND ROAD at NEW YORK AND BALTIMORE TRANSPOR
J. W. HUTCHINSON, 8.30 A. M. and 3.30 and 5.25 P. M. V TATION LINE.
TRAINS FOR HANOVER AND GETTYSBURG at (SUCCESSOR TO DUTTON & HUTCHINSON) INLAND LINE-VIA CANALS. 8.30 A. M. and 12 M.
Has opened, at No. 221 WEST BALTIMORE STREET, Boats leave Pratt street Wharf, Baltimore, daily at 4 TRAINS FOR CUMBERLAND VALLEY ROAD at P. M., for New York. For freight, apply to J. ALEX. 8.30 A. M. and 12 M.
A New and Fine Assortment of SHRIVER, Agent, No.3 Light street wharf, Baltimore;
MENS FURNISHING GOODS. WM. DALZELL, Agent. Pier 7 North river New York./3.30 P. M.-FOR YORK daily (except Sundays.)
5.25 P. M.--FOR PARKTON daily (except Sundays.) 1 SAMPLE SHIRTS made subject to approval. TAMES M. ANDERSON & SON,
TRAINS ARRIVE IN BALTIMORE.
FROM THE WEST AND NORTII-1.15, 6.30 and 11.20
Parkton Accommodation-8.20 A. M.
York Accommodation-10.15 A. M.
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS,
General Passenger Agent.
J. M. DUBARRY, General Sup't. NO. 55 NORTH HOWARD STREET, BALTIMORE.
Prices from $100 to $1,000.
Warranted Six Years.
FROM THE Rd 5.45 P. M.
N. II. STINE'S
Merchant Tailoring Establishment,
VOL. I.-NO. 13.
BALTIMORE, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, 1869.
THREE DOLLARS PER ANNUM
Notes of the Week.
NOTES OF THE WEEK.. 193
duties, an honorable retirement in which their deEDITORIAL ARTICLES: Southern Provincialism and Northern National
clining years may be passed. But no such law 194
should be mandatory. Some of the wisest and British Flunkeyism............................................
In the Senate on Tuesday, as was to have been A Promised Reform..... .........195
best of American judges have retained their The Postal Telegraph.......
196 expected, the President's Christmas Proclamation Theatrical-The Florences...... .........197
energy and vigor of mind until very old age. Steam-The Locomotive-Georges ephenson became the subject of notice. Mr. Ferry offered
The most striking and familiar example is that of (Continued).......
a resolution calling for a copy of the document, CONTRIBUTED:
Chief Justice Taney, whose wisdom shone with Fourth Concert of the Academy of Music..............200 and inquiring by what authority it was issued.
: Jequal lustre at the sunset and meridian of his REVIEWS: The Southern Review............ He accompanied it with some remarks, in which 1:
life. The true mode would be to provide for the HAMMER AND ANVIL. A Novel by Friedrich Spiel- he repeated his approval of the Amnesty itself,
voluntary retirement of a judge, who has reached hagen. Chapter VIII.
but doubted whether the Executive is invested POETRY:
the prescribed age, and secure to him a liberal La Sirene-No Moon To-night... ..201 with the power to grant it. It it be the object of
pension. He can best determine whether his inNEWS SUMMARY.......
this resolution to originate a discussion of the CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY..
the firmities require his release from constant and THE MARKETS...
200 extent of the constitutional authority conferred arduous duties: and there is little danger that THE STATESMAN will be mailed to Subscribers
upon the President to grant amnesty, it may re
ay re- such decision would not be made with conscienout of Town, and furnished to Newsdealers in the sult in some practical benefit. We take it, how
tious regard for the public interests. City every Friday evening : Subscription price ever, that a feeling of hostility toward Mr. JohnThree Dollars per annum-payable in advance. son lies at the bottom of the whole question. A number of distinguished Virginians, among Persons residing in the city can be served by Car- Mr. Howard's remark, that the Proclamation them such men as A. H. H. Stnart. John B. riers, by prepaying at the Office, or at the rate of seems to have been intended as a Christmas pres- Baldwin, and other original opponents of secesThirty Cents per month, payable to the Carriers. Tent, from the President of the United States, to sion, lately met at Richmond for the purpose of
Books intended for Review should be sent in the President of the late Confederacy, is very conference in regard to the present political conearly in the Week to receive prompt notice. Ad-I characteristic of that Senator's well-known amia- dition of Virginia. vertisements must be left at the Office on or before
Their deliberations resulted Tbility. While Mr. Frelinghuysen exhibited his in the conclusion that the short road toward the Thursday, otherwise they will be too late for insertion in that Week's paper.
usual extraordinary acuteness by the distinction establishment of a permanent State government Applications from Persons desiring to act as he drew between offences in England and this lay in the
ns desiring to act as he drew between offences in England and this lay in the acceptance of negro suffrage, if it be Agents or Canvassers received at the Office. Com | country. There, according to his idea, the King accompanied by the removal of the disabilities munications should be addressed to
represents the sovereignty of the nation against which deprive the whites of the right to vote and THE STATESMAN, which the offence is committed, while here the hold office. These gentlemen are sufficiently true No. 162 Baltimore Street,
people represent their own sovereignty. It does to themselves to declare that, in their judgment, Baltimore.
not seem to have occurred to the New Jersey the negro is unfitted for citizenship; but they are In accordance with previous announcement, Senator that the question depends solely upon the willing that all political privileges be conferred The Statesman makes its appearance to-day with extent of the prerogative granted by the Consti- upon him if they are to be equally shared by the the addition of four pages to the sicteen which tution, and to what bri
hish Itution, and to what branch of the Government it white population, without limitation or excep
has been entrusted. The power to grant amnesty tion. This proposition fully meets the former tehave heretofore constituted the complement of
| belongs either to Congress or the President, and Iquirements of Radicalism-but we have every each weekly number. This enlargement of the the only tribunal to decide between them is the reason to apprehend that its later purposes have paper has been forced upon the Publishers by the Supreme Court. It has already declared that been so far advanced that no degree of submission rapidly increasing demands upon the space at the latter may, by general proclamation, at any can secure any liberality toward the native white their disposal for advertising purposes. The ne-time after the commission of ottences, and before population of Virgini
Jand during the pendency of legal proceedings, of Governor Wells and his cabal of carpet-bagcessity for it has come much sooner than they
T pardon offenders; and that his power cannot be gers formally heralded as declarations of Virginian expected—much sooner than under the most fa- Ilimited by Congress. It is because the President sentiment, it is not difficult to anticipate what revorable circumstances they had a right to expect. is the Constitutional representative of the sover-ception will be given to the real representatives The success of the paper—the increase in its eignty of the people that he has been invested of the people of the State. business, have been beyond the most sanguine with this power. The whole question, therefore,
| lies in a nutshell. Does the right to pardon in- There seems to be some difficulty about the reexpectations of its projectors. For weeks past,
clude the right to grant amnesty ? In other peal of the Tenure-of-Office Law. General Butnot only editorial and other reading matter in type, words is Executive
matter in type, words, is Executive clemency to be confined to ler was understood to have taken it in hand, but but even advertisements entitled to a place in its individuals, formally specified by name, or can it some suspicious people charge him with a purcolumns, have been unavoidably excluded for want be extended to classes ?
pose to delay it long enough to enable the Presi
dent to pocket the bill with fatal effect; and thus of room-until within the past week the quantity
Sometime in the early part of the present ses subject General Grant to the limitations of authorof matter so left over has amounted to many sion of Congress a bill was introduced which pro-lity which Congress has inflicted upon Mr. Johncolumns. The present addition of four pages, or vides for the retirement of the Judges of the son. It is reported, also, that the majority of the twelve columns, affords room for all-space for all Supreme Court, with a pension, after they reach Judiciary Committee are unfavorable to a speedy advertisements, and opportunity to make such the age of seventy years. We have not seen the report of the bill, if not opposed to its adoption. additions to the various departments of criticism,
details of the bill, and cannot therefore speak, What this all means, and how much of it is true,
with any certainty, of its character. It is un- we have no means of knowing. There may be literature and news, embraced in the scope of pub
puo doubtedly a sound and just principle that pro- growing up into form and strength 'some opposilication, as may make the paper more worthy of poses to secure to those who have spent a lifetimetion in the Republican party to the President of the liberal and gratifying support it has received. in the discharge of the most important public their own selection. What are the causes of the
dissension time will reveal. At present, the most gress of civilized nations and peoples.” In the 9th. Southerners find pleasure in the tournaprobable seem to be General Grant's nervous hor- meantime, there are wide-uttered suspicions that ment. ror of all office-seekers, and his understood hos- troubles are fast gathering about his own dynasty; 10th. Southerners wear black broadcloth coats. tility to all of the numerous “rings” and combi- and the coming year may be marked by sudden, Of course the tu onome line of aronment is nations which are arranging fresh schemes to and perhaps violent political changes in France. I always an easy one, but it would not befit humble plunder the Treasury. A victory without spoils
There seems to be nothing of a very important
waiters upon an august judgment-seat. will soon arouse the mutiny and rebellion of the
We character to note in regard to Spanish events. 1:
rather prefer to admit unreservedly the whole inwhole army of Radicals. The reports of disturbances, more or less serious,
dictment, and take a lesson in nationalism. It The accumulation of new wealth is beginning in different parts of the country, have been fol
♡ I was undoubtedly provincial for Grant to kill Pol
lard: it is national to represent the “Southern to exert an influence upon the values of real es- lowed by almost immediate announcements of tate and municipal and State securities in some their suppression. And in every instance their
people applauding the crime." It is provincial parts of the South. In New Orleans the prices effects have been to weaken the influence of the
for a solitary eccentric journal to spell publick
with a k: it is national to intimate that this is of property are said to be advancing rapidly, and Republicans and strengthen the hands of the adstocks which are sold at that important money vocates of strong and stable government. The the received Southern orthography. It was uncentre of the Southwest, are said to be in new Captain General, General Dulce, has arrived questionably provincial for two nameless persons good demand at remunerative rates. These re- at Havana. It is likely that his administration
to be late in perceiving the merits of Goethe and sults are attributed to the influx of Western cap- will be characterised by the adoption of measures
Buckle: it is national to take this as the standard ital and enterprise. Parties from Chicago and of liberal reform, which will allay much of the :
of all culture at the South. It is provincial to
imitate the Waverly novels: it is national, we other Western cities have purchased sugar estates; feeling existing against the Government. It is and one of the largest grain elevators in the coun-certain, we infer from the most recent intelli. suppose, to copy those of the Braddon school.
It is provincial to respect men of science, though try is stated to have been erected at New Orleans. gence, that he has at his disposal ample force to This intelligence furnishes a sharp commentary suppress the insurrection. Such a result will,
| born in our own borders, and critics, though of a upon General Grant's recent conversation in re- possibly, interfere with Mr. Colfax's favorite idea
past age: it is national to sneer at and despise them.
It is provincial to preach the Gospel of Christ, gard to the restoration of the Louisiana levees. of acquiring the beautiful island without pay
as it was preached eighteen hundred years ago : The committee who sought to obtain his ap- ing a price in gold or silver.
it is national to reject whatever is not acceptable proval of a proposed application to Congress for the Government's endorsement of State bonds,
SOUTHERN PROVINCIALISM AND to the Connecticut churches. It is provincial to
NORTHERN NATIONALISM. take pleasure in fine horsemanship: national to to be issued for that purpose, were very bluntly snubbed. In answer to their statement that thou
that thowWe people of the South have certainly much prefer the nobler game of base-ball. And finally, sands of acres of the most fertile land were over to be thankful for; both for blessings manifest it is inexpressibly provincial to wear black broadflown and useless, he replied with asperity: “Let and
Let and for blessings in disguise. Our social system cloth. At this charge we can only abase ourselves them stay under water until their owners are will
having proved imperfect, our brethren of the and grovel in the dust. ing that Northeth men and Northern capital North, whose own was working so harmoniously! But while we congratulate the Nation, the should come in and protect and improve them !"|
empo as to need no further supervision, kindly under-North, and ourselves upon the existence of this We are far from assuming that General Grant |
hat General Grant, took, at heavy cost, to reorganize it for us. Our large-brained and great-hearted censor, we are knows everything_but the fact might have been legislative and administrative systems being ob- not yet quite disposed to renounce all our provinincluded in his stock of knowledge that. Southern solete, the same generosity has furnished a corps | cialism. We are inclined to say, with another planters cannot sell, and Northern capitalists of political engineers, of various complexions, provincial of antiquitywon't buy, lands that are ten feet under water. who engage to furnish new ones on the most ap- Ægrotare malimus quam esse tua salute saniores. His criticism was, therefore, peevish and petulant
ant Iproved model. And now, as a crowning felicity, We are still provincial enough not to estimate —and not at all practical.
we have in the Nation a lofty metropolitan cen- the moral character of the whole North by soli
sor, who, happily uniting closeness of observation tary instances of crime, nor by the standard of A Conference of representatives of the Great with breadth of generalisation, and tempering the many who profess to represent it. We are proPowers of Europe, including those of Turkey austerity of justice with the grace of courtesy, (vincial enough not to take the utterances of silly and Greece. will assemble at Paris, to-day, to con- | undertakes to redeem us from our last remaining or malignant Northern papers for the expression sider, and, if possible, arrive at some permanent defect: that of provincialism.
of the views or feelings of the entire Northern solution of the Eastern Question. With what Provincialism is rather a mild word in itself, | people. We are provincial enough not to sneer results this Conference will be attended is more but like the word loyalty, it has been found capa- where we cannot argue, nor to vilify things that than doubtful. The leading London papers ap- ble of indefinite expansion; and in the present we do not understand. And we are so inveterpear to unite in considering it useless, and there instance it seems that on all points in which the ately provincial as to believe that out of ten culseems to be no well founded expectation that any South differs from the North, or from the censor's tivated gentlemen at the North, nine will read permanent benefit will be secured by its delibera- own particular views, she is provincial. But his this paper in the Nation with indignation and tions. The presence of the Greek and Turkish charge is divided into several heads. The South disgust. representatives will prove a source of embarrass- is provincial, he asserts, because :-ment and dissension, since, of course, they will ist. Grant shot Pollard.
I BRITISH FLUNKEYISM. present with partisan earnestness the views of 2d. The latter unfortunate person spelled "pub- It is impossible not to be struck by the their respective governments. And it is not|lick” with a k.
marked change which the tone of the English probable that either will be content with such 3d. An unnamed essayist called Goethe "an press and people towards this country has underrecommendations as the Conference may conclude acute German philosopher."
gone since the close of our civil war. Before to suggest. It is certain that the efforts hitherto 4th. An unnamed Professor was late in discov- and during that war, America and Americans made by the Great Powers "to bring about the ering the merits of Buckle.
were a favorite subject of detraction and ridicule triumph of ideas of moderation and wisdom, both 5th. Southern novelists feebly imitate the in the mother-country. That there was any at Athens and Constantinople," have not yet Waverly novels.
honest or generous sympathy with the South on been successful. We do not perceive that a re-l 6th. Southern scientists still respect Messieurs the part of the English people is extremely newal of these efforts at Paris is more promising. Maury, Nott and Gliddon.
doubtful. Individual cases where such sympathy
7th. Southern critics still value the criticism of was both felt and expressed, there may have been. The address of Louis Napoleon to the Diplo- Jeffrey and Dr. Johnson.
That the fortitude, capacity and courage displayed matic Corps, on New Year's Day, was character- 8th. Southern ministers still preach doctrines by the Southerners in their unequal struggle, ised by his usual laudation of peace, which he which the churches of Connecticut have re- with inferior resources and diminishing numbers, justly styled "so necessary to the welfare and pro- Inounced.
against increasing and overwhelming odds, should
ts feebly imitate the were a favorite subject America and theme