Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 3, 1864, Page 4

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated June 3, 1864 Page 4
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NEW YORK HERALD. IAIIBI UOHDOR DKNNBTT. KDTtOH AH) PROPKIJC1X*. Difioi *. w, cmkhv* or ptitow an? Nissir pts. A ta advanc* Money sent by m?i! will N> ?t Mm rkk ?f tt* sandor, JSuoa but tusk bJi* curr-at la hmm Tort Ukw. THK DAILY IIERAI.D, Twum cfcls par copy. WU5U.Y HEIULD, arery Sttardaf, at Kim ?wu J*r orw\r. Ann Mi iubf-crtplloo iirloe ? jfrs Cor* ?* VkretOorlM 9 f tr? Cvi'lM 8 15 five cauls par &VT lor three Months. Volamt XXIX da. 154 AMI 8KMBKT8 TO 18 ETENINO. B1BL0 8 OAKDEN, Broadway.? Bsl Dbkoxkx WALLACE'S THEATRE. Broadway.? RoasDAL* WINTER GARDEN, Broadway.? Fba Diatolo? Tnaioa Vutou OLTKPfC TBBATRB, Broadway. ?Pat or tbb Pstti COAta? East Sait iMa. HEW BOWERY THEATRE Bowery.? Cattlb Stan **a? WttL W aim? TooBLi"? Yooa Lii.u a ta Uahukb. t BOWERY THEATRE. Bowery -Moll PlTCHBR-Foirm Xovsua? Fltiko Dvicubax-Uow to Arom l>R*rTi>a. BARNtTM'S MUBEVM, Bioadway.-Two Quito, Two pffAars. AtxiaoA. V>uai la It. Ac.. at all hours. Ja.vbi rurci? At Sand 7K P. M BRYANTS' MINSTRELS. Mechanist' Hall, m Broad way ? ETniorii.-* 8o.nga, Dances, Bi'KLESui'as. Ac ? Yhbab atbiebrs. WOOD'S MINSTREL tlALL. 814 Bro?d?ray.-Ersio?A* f(MA Laacaa At? Dirk **t> Sro?r Bkotheus. BROADWAY Ml EaTHF. 485 Broadway.? Oca Avebi ?ax Ooc.-ik AMERICAN THEaTRB. No. 444 Rrondway.? Ballkts, ranTcaiK's. Biaitsucits. Ac. ? Kioflb'* 4./wv..k. 6ALLB D1ABOL1QUE. 388 Broadway.? ROBBftr IIellib OILMAN'S ACADEMY OF MUSIC, 730 Broadway.? CiMiauiLLA? Yotir?i Actacsa. KIBLO'3 SALOON, Broadway.? A Vir^i Lr.sao.f? Oca Jaaiur. COOPER INSTITUTE.? Skancb. IRVING 11 ALL, Irving plate ? STBUBOrricox. BEWTORK MUSEUM OP ANATOMY. CIS Broadway.? I'tuiu.iiikt AJID Lectchbs. from V A. M. till WP M. HOOLEY'S OPERA H0US3, Brooklyn. ? KrBiortAJf 6oJ?t.s, lUKO?sa, Bihi.*"?dk!< Ac. i S?w York, Fr Jay, Jane 3, *804. THE SITUATION. Another skirmish and another success are chronicled from General Grant'* army y*sterday. Mr. Stanton in bis bulletins announces tbat General SLeridan's taval ry b.ul routed tbe forces of Fltihugh Lee and Clingman at Coal Harbor on Tuesday, cap- I turlog several rebel officers and killing a large portion of tbe enemy. A later despatch, dated at Belbesda church, at seven oYlock yesterday morning, states that <n the previous aftem^ n an sitae* was or?ier<d t.> be ma e on our left, at Coal Harb r. by the Sixth corp3 and the trcops under Smith, at fire o'clock P. It , Warren, Burnside and Hancock being held In readlnosp to ad vane: tn their respective fronts. The fit hi continued until after d . k. r.? citing in our tarrying the cnen y works on tbe right of the Sixth corps, and also the first line in front of Smith. The lat ter, however, ware command# 1 In the rear, which made t'jose c trried uiiUiir.b e. The enemy made repeated as Wiultf on each o[ the corps not ei ga^ed to the main as vault, but were repulsed with loss in every Instance. Beveral hu: dred prisoners were taken. No estimate of tbe casualties on either side has beeo mnda During the ni^ht t' e enemy made several assaults to Vegain nh.it they tad lost, but failed. Geuerai Grant is thus closing in upon Richmond, and driving tbe onemy witbin his fortiQcations. ' We give a mir to-day of the scene of these Important operations. The news from General Butler's army is also Interest ing A robe: Iron- clad came down tbe James rtver on WeUnet-dsy morning and attacked tbe Cnlon Monitors for upwards or two hours most vigorously. She was dually driven up tbe river. General Butler has Issued an order tbat the rebel prisoner* giptured by General Wild in bis recent engage ments on James river, aid sent by bim to Fortresa Monroe, shall be returned to Gen. Wi'd'a headquarters, to l>e dealt with in some fashion not made known. Tbe * der I* interpreted to moan some retaliation for tbe then ting of colored troops captured from General W lid. {le vy skirmishing In Butler'* front was going on Curing Monday i nd Tuesday. General Terry bad a brlak artillery doe! with tbe enemy on Monday, wbicb only teaeed at sundown. Oar gunboeta on tbe Appottomax | Were actively engaged wttb tbe enemy's torts. General Beauregard hi Ids a position, w4tb only twelve thousand men , In front of General Butler. Tbe Richmond journals are fruitful to victories Among tbe great luccssse* claimed by tbe rebel leader* Ire may cite the battle of New Hope, near Marietta, In Georgia, which is described as a great succca* for tbe rebels, but In wbicb all tb?ir dead aud woundod were toft upon the field, and Gen. Sherman's foroos actually bad advssoed several miles. Ttieso stories of victories in tbe West are circulated to give ooarage to General Lee'* army, while per contra all tbe fight* In wbicb General-l?e I* engaged are minified into vlctoriea la order to Inspire Johnston's army. To show bow far tbe battle at New Dope was a success for tbe rebel*, w* quote from the offl Clal account of it sent by General Sherman to Mr Stanton, published in our columns on Tuesday. General Sherman ?ays that 1 an ?cgagoment took place between tbe enemy and Mcrbersce'* corps, In which tbe enemy w*e driven back with a I as of two thousand five hundred killed and wounded left In our bands, and about three hundred rriaoners. General Mcl'bers n's loss not being over three hundred in all" So much for tbe great rebel victory at New Dope. C0NGBEB8 . In tbe ffenate yecterday tb* .Committee on Pension* were instructed to report whether farther legislation I* necessary to frovlde suitable relief for tbe widow* and children of colored tod rs massacred at Fort Pillow. The Foreign R latl 'i-i Committ e were directed to In qu re whether It Is desirable tbat tbe Canadian Reciproci ty treaty bs c ntlaued, If It would be advantageous to Include tbo Pacific coast In Its opsratton*, and what fcave been Its general result* thus far. Tb* bill to exp< dltc the settlement of California land tltlee was passed The joint resolution providing relief for tbe Idoabie eoder gunboat contractors was discussed for some ttoae aod laid over. The joint resolution tenderlag tbe thanks of Congress and a (Oil medal to Lieutenant Col ottel Bailey, of Red river ? ogiLeeriDg r?nt, was adopted, ?her lbs portion relative to Uis medal had beeo striokea but. Tbe bill authorising the Secretary of tbe fre?eyy to stipulate for release from attachment Krty claimed by tb* government was passed Tbe in Committee of tbe Whole, again resumed tbe atk<n of tbe Tss bill, aod tbe remainder of tbe tftaelMi was devoted to it, lie entire reading in oommittee btlag completed. Several amendment* wers adopted )NMBf which was uae levying an additional tai of two per Beat *a tbe tftcumes of persons abroad wbo are cliisee* of iLs United Malta Tbs u* co exprce* compenKa fcra* decreased from three to two and a half per ?ML A las was agre. d apt* of two aad a half per cent m Ike gross receipts of railroads, steamboats, ship*, fpaal peat* aad other ves^eu Suited is um??ftlad /? p.t<M?gan ax* prop**. companies, kc. Action Oli tbe bill ?U Uw Committee of the Whole is now excluded. H >s supposed Ibat the Dual action of tbe Suiiule ou it will be deferrel til! some lime neat we?* In tbe House of Representatives nearly (bo entire day ' Wl it ?i?ot lu U.e diac ?k>o of the Tariff bill, lu Committee of the Whole, several Bombers taking part lu the debute She bill* to rec ?)? use lor 1<?48 of clolb ug tlie petty >ttt- | cere and teamen of tbe gunboat l>e Kalb Mid authorizing 1 li .oorable discharges lu tiremen and coalhoaveri In Ibe | 1 navai eefvloe were i?a? d MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. Tbe steam transport City of Rath, Captain Mnoln, which sailed lrom this port ou ^ let lust for Wasblngt >n, D. a, returned last evening, with Ler bow* atovu in aud stem oarrleo away, having collided off Cape M ?y with lite Eteam transport PocahoaUs, Captain Baxter, from New Orleans bound for New York. Tbe Pocahontas sunk, car rying down forty of ber crew aud passengers witb her, Including Captalu Baxter. j Ibe D?ard of Count ihnen beld no meeting yesterday, a i quorum not being present when tbe roll waa called. 'lhe regular monthly meeting of tbe Chamber of Com* merce ru beld at half-past one o't 1 >ck yesterday. A oc naider .ble arrnmnt of business wae transacted and seve ral imitoriast questions discussed. The Reciprocity treaty with Canada wae ionstdere1, and a committee ap pointed In relation te tbe uautter, a m?j>rity or tbe mem bera being In favor of a continuance of tbe existing com mercial relation* between tbe two countries. Tbe olty authorities were censured for uot providing means for a more Siting reception of tbe remain 3 of the late General Wadswurth and oth'i d c BSid general* of the army A committee, consisting of the Mayor and one member of tbe Chamber; one member of tbe Produce Exchange and two fi uni ibe Union Lea ;oe C ub, was appointed to tako cb trge of aucb matters In future, and co-operato with tbe military authorities in paying proper respect to deceased offloers wb?se remains may arrive in this city. Tbe Union Central Committee met last evening at their rooms, corner of Broadway and Twenty-third stroet. Tbe meeting was held with closed doors, aud tbe ofllccrs refused to give reporters any information as to tbe na ture o tbe builuoss transacted. Tbe approacbiug Balti more Convention, however, was understood to be tbe question discussed oy tho committee. Tbo number of persons in tbe public institutions of tbe city at present is G,2e>C? t decrease of four in tbe past week. The case of ex-Governor Price, or New Jersey, against S. P. Pewey and oth-rs, which has been on trial in tbe Supreme Court, circuit, btf >re .TuJge Foster, for the bst ten days, will probably be finished to day. Tbe evidence is pretty well exhausted, aud it is supposed that tbe case will be giveu to the jury this evening. Tbe jury In tbe case of Edward Hunter, tried in tbe General Sessions for ibe murder of bis wife, wore locked up ail night on Wedneed >y . and , not having agreed upon ? verdict at a late bour la t evening, Recorder Hoffman instiucted tbem to be again lockei up lor the uight. It appears that bU Honor is determined to keep tbem to gether until tbey agr ;e. The stock market opened buo ant yesterdiy, and prices advanced over the qu itat ons of tbe previous liay . Har I em Railroad shares, however, took a sudden fall of 26 per cent, aud sold down to 260. Gold was active at ? premium of 91 per cent. Government securities were firm at advanced quotations. There was no change in tbe money market. Tbere was no material change In the commercial statu* yesterday as compared with the previous day. Tbe rise In goid had tbe effect to cause holders of goods to mani fest rather more firmness; but ibis did not result in any material advance in many commodities, though some were ra'tber higher. Imported merchandise was generally quiet. Petroleum was in good demand, and prices were about lc. higher. Cotton was steady. On 'Change the breadstuff* market was stronger, and ratber better prices were paid tor wheat, corn and flour, under the upward turn in gold and light receipts, with an active business In wheat and Bour, In part for future delivery. In tbe pro visions market tbe most notable feature was the rise of l?r bbl. on mess pork, with large transactions, in part for future delivery. Beer, lard, Whiskey, tillow, &c , were without decided chango. Freights were depressed, aud lower rates were accepted Richmond? Hut Work-A General En gagement and Another I'nlon Vic tory. Victory! Victory! The despatches which we publish this morning of the military opera tions of the last two or three days around Richmond show tbat General Grant is steadily pushing the enemy back upon bis fortifications, while Lee is .desperately but vainly fighting to keep ou taide. The triple lines of earthworks, built for the security of Richmond, will do well enough if General Grant can be kept at a re spectful distance away from them; but other wise neither the city nor the army defending it' can rely upon those earthworks for a single day. Hence the manifest disinclination of General Lee to fall behind the shelter of those defences. He remembers Yicksburg, and is afraid of them; but Grant is behind him, and be has no other alternative. Sheridan's brilliant cavalry fight of Tuesday opened the way for the spirited general en gagement of Wednesday afternoon. The re : suit was a great, substantial suocess to us, and a positive and damaging defeat to the enemy. General Grant bas broken the crust of the Richmond fortifications. All the des perate night assaults of the enemy, right and left, to dislodge him from bis position were signally repulsed. Tbe ground gained be holds, and every movement results in another solid advance. At thh rate Richmond, a very few days hence, will be at tbe mercy of the siege guns of General Grant, and utterly un tenable, not only to Jeff. Davis, bis Cabinet and Congress, but to Lee and bis army. It is evident, with every step be makes, that Gen. Grant understands his superior strength and knows bow to use it; tbat he is not to be caught by rebel strategy or tactics, however cannlngly devised; nor is he to be defeated by tbat desperate rebel system of fighting which drives whole masses of men recklessly into the jaws of destruction. The great rebel army of Virginia, driven Into, is now besieged in Rich mond, and its expulsion, destruction or cap ture will soon follow, as surely m tbe setting follows tbe rising of the sun. A Financial Operation.? The Washington Republican informs us that somebody entered Secretary Chase's bedchamber the other night and took the Secretary's gold watch aud a pocketbook containing forty dollars. Then the illegitimate financial operator retired, without having awakened tbe Secretary. This little incident confirms our previous impressions upon one or two points. In tbe first place, the Secretary can be caught napping. Our Wall street operators often catch him in tbat way. ' Then be sleeps very soundly. Tbat shows that be takes tbe world easy ? too easy for tbe bead of tbe financial department of tbe government at a crisis like this, when gold is at 190. Tben the Secretary does not oare much for bis own money; for be only carries forty dollars in greenbacks about with him. The light fin gered operator made a great deal more gold than greenbacks by bis little transaction, whic% might, In fact, be called a speculation in gold. And. after all, is tbe gold operator who robbed Secretary Chute much worse, morally, than the k cold operrtom who tl*.oewlo? CoMtr rlptltm ?r Vol?attcrla|> What is lo be done towards filliug up the ranks of the army ? That the fight is to go od, j tliut louses must continue to be large whilu the conte-t hi-ts, there Is no qnestlon. A draft is about to be ordered for two or throe hundred tbousaid men, to take place, it iB said, on or about the 1st of July. This is a pru dential measure, aud showa a determination to keep tbe ball that Grant has set in motion rolling on, until, as with tbe wheel# of Jugger naut, the rebellion is eutirely crushed. Hut it is well to inquire if there is not a better and a wiser mode of securing men In this city than by a generil conscription ? We know the many evils attending it, aud the gencrnl un popularity of this process. If it can bo avoided aud the men obtained, it is tbe .part of wisdom aud good policy to adopt some other measure. We hare at hand a system organized and la full foroe up to the 1st of the present month, which has worked to admiration ? we moan the Supervisors' Volunteering and County Bounty Paying Committee. This body has performed its duty faithfully and well to the city and tbe ' county. Our quota on every call made by the government has been promptly filled, with as little exe'tement, noise or disturbance as the pews of a church are filled on a Sunday morn ing. Over twenty-two thousand men has this committee supplied tbe urmy with, at a coBt per man considerably under three hundred dollars. Does any one suppose that tbe same number of men could have been drawn, in the same space of time, from this city, through tbe harsh tenure of a conscription, without disturb ance or commotion? But, in reference to the impending call, the Board of Supervisors, it appears, hesitate to act for fear that any addition to the already large amount appropriated for tbe purpose of secur ing volunteers would not meet with public ap proval. In this we think they are greatly mistaken. No public body haa ever received more general commendation for its action than the Board of Supervisors has in this, and the successfu1. patriotic course of its committee on volunteering has been up to the very latest moment the theme of universal applause. The members of the Board greatly mistake public opinion if they suppose for one moment that our capitalists would not freely and gladly take all tbe bonds that might be issued for this holy and just cause. It Is not for the benefit of tbe present generation alone that this indebted ness is to be incurred, but for all future ones, who will reap the glory and reward even to a greater extent than ourselves of a successful termination of this contest. Hence it is that, while capitalists might not be willing to advance their money jvithout a lien upon city property as security, they would unhesitatingly take the bonds of the city and advance all the money requisite to secure the object desired. In the early move ments of the committee there was, it is true, some difficulty iu obtaining funds for this pur pose, and it was only through personal solici tation of individual members of the Board, and of Mr. Blunt and tbe Comptroller, upon the moneyed institutions of the city, as well as to individual capital sts, that the first funds were obtained. But there were two very good reasons for this hesitancy. First, the project of raising volunteers through this mode was an untried experiment ? Its effect, and even Its purpose, wero scarcely known; secondly, the j proposed loan of tbe Board of Supervisors bad ' no sanction in law, because it was yet unacted on by the Legislature. But the monoy was ob tained oven with these drawbacks, and as tbe action of tbe committee became better known, its triumphant success evident, and the bonds became legalized by the Legislature, they were taken with an avidity rarely witnessed in cor poration securities; and 60 tbey would be again. They would be taken because the object is a good one, and because tbey are among tbe very beat securities in tbe market. We trust, then, not only as a matter of policy, but of economy, the Supervisors' Committee will be allowed to go on In its good work? put far off the days of a draft, and fill our quota with volunteers. Public opinion demands and tbe public welfare requires iu Could the ques tion be brought to a test vote in this city the poople would be found to be more unani mously in favor of this mode than they were in reference to the question of the right of the soldiers to vote. We think that those who favor a draft, if there are any, are governed by motives far from patriotic, and by no means | study tbe best interests of the city. A Wat to Avoid a Rsctrrknck of tfik Ar ot'BLLKs Djfficu.ty.? Opinions and authorities differ in regard to the legal right of the gov ernment to surrender alleged criminals upon ; demand of foreign Powers unless special treaty J stipulations provide for tie same. Some jurists entertain the opinion that a sovereign Power baa such legal right under international law, even In the absence of an extradition treaty, while thia opinion Is comhatted upon very high grounds and upon very able and competent authority. It is unfortunate that these incon gruous views should hare been so long suffered to exist among nations; for, in consequence of the want of any established international rule on the subject, many irritatiog cases have arisen, 1 even to the danger of involving hostilities be tween otherwise friendly Powers. Besides this peril there is also the danger, in our own country, of creating a breach or misunder standing between the State and federal authori ties?an instance of which is fresh in the public mind in the com of the arrest and clandestine extradition to Cuba of St-nor Arguelles, who was accused of complicity in a very grave and criminal offence by the Governor General of the island, and is ere this probably undergo ing punishment for his crime. There are many good meaning citizens who are indignant at the agency of the government In this summary proceeding, and have denounced the act as a flagrant outrage upon the liberties of the people, and a wanton invasion of the right* of asylum which it is our boast we are ready to afford to the oppressed of all nations. Every citizen is rightfully jealous bf his fieedom and indig nant at any unlawful encroachment upon his personal liberty by the federal or any other authority. But In a case like that of Arguelles, where the accused is charged with being an accomplice in a crime stigmatised by nearly ?very eivillced nation as piracy? an iniquity abhorred by all Christian nations, and to sup press which all such nations are by Interna tional law religiously bound? in such oase we do not think the government oan be held morally responsible for, or accused of, a wanton Invasion either of the righte of the citi zen or of the immunities of asylum If the criminal be surrendered upon demand. But in or4f? that such disturbing Questions (ball not arise in the future, and to allay, in ft meft^we, the excitement already created, we suggest ttu*t Congress pass a general law on the subject providing that the government shall have power to surrender criminals, other than those of a political character, upon the request of the legal authorities of any recognised govern ment with whom we have no extradition treaty | covering the caso. This, we believe, would be a wise, and in our present situation a very prudent, proceeding; for the less conflicts we have between the federal and State authori ties, with their accompanying violence of partisan prejudices, the better we will be able to suppress the rebollion, and at the same time to present a front to foreign Powers which they will be likely to respect. Let Congees* adopt the suggestion, and pass the required law as soon as possible. Tax Gkkat Grant Meetinq at Union Square. ? We think It not improbable that General Grant will give ua a viotory to cele brate to-morrow at the same time with our celebration in hiB honor at Union square. But, even if the news of victory does not come so quickly as that, it cannot fail to reach us soon after the news of the great meeting reaches him. General Grant 'always takos pains to more than deserve any compliments that may be paid him. Men cannot adequately appreciate contempo rary history, or Grant's extraordinary genius would oause the world to regard him as a second Napoleon or a second Wellington. Four years ago be was a woodchopper and a tanner. Now he has saved bis country. When the war broke out there was not room for him in the Illinois militia. Now he commands all our armies. Less than four years ago he was accidentally selected to lead a regiment of raw recruits, and performed liis wonderful feat of transporting them on foot. Since then be has developed into the most consummate general of the age, a giant in fight, unrivalled In tactics, and a better stra tegist than any of the old masters of the art. This record reads like a romance, and yet it falls far short of the truth. In any other age and almost any other country than this such a man aB Grant would be worshipped as a demi god. Even our people, not unaccustomed to great men, and slow to pin their faith to any one leader, regard General Grant with an ad miration and respect inspired by no other American soldier except Washington and Jack son. We anticipate, therefore, that the meet ing to-morrow to express the nation's gratitude to Grant will be, in numbers, unanimity and enthusiasm, without a parallel. Surely the ex pression of our gratitude ought to be worthy of the unparalleled services he has rendered us. The Street Cleaning Question. ? Tbe Legis lature at its last session abolished tbe old system of cleaning the streets of tbe city, and passed a law providing that the work should be given out by contract to the lowest bidder. Tbis was ? plan to get the business out of the hands of the |City Inspector, Mr. Boole, who was faithfully executing the work, with an eye to the cleanly condition of tbe thoroughfares. It was stated that Mr. Astor once offered to assume the work for one hundred thousand dollars; but, although we believe the proposition to have been made in good faith, nothing came of it, and it has sunk into oblivion. Under the law of the Legislature advertisements were published so liciting proposals for the work, and the bids were opened yesterday by tbe Mayor. Tbe public will be astonished to learn that but two bids were put in: one by Patrick Doyle, of Brooklyn, for $575,000, and one by Daniel D. Badger, of this olty, for $500,000. Both bids were ruled out, and for the Borne reasons ? viz: informality and excess of price. It will thus be seen that, after ftll the wirepulling and underhand scheming against Mr. Boole, that gentleman has proved tbat he is not only a most capablo official, but that his system of street cleaning is 03 good, and certainly as economical for the city, as any other lona fide plftp yet submitted. Theatrical. THE OLYMPIC. Mr* Wood Is playlnj light, lively, laughable and rol licking piece# this week, and manage* to keep her treas ury fall and her andleoces to good humor. Nest week ahe will produce the fairy spectacle, Aladdin. We are afraid it comes too late lo the season, but we hope for the best. MIBLO'S GARDEN. Bel Demonlo has proved the success we predicted. Crowded houses applaud tbe macnlQceot scenery and Vestvali's superb slnginf. Tbe sctors bare identified themselves with tbelr parts. Tbe performance Is over at an early hour. Nlblo's Is oar best and coolest summer tbeatro, and we t>bo?ild not be surprised if Bel romoolo were to ran straight through to next autumn. Ntbio'a Nalooa. DEBUT Or Ml 38 LOTTA. This young lady, whose friends claim tbat she oreated a marked sensation in Sao Francisco, made her debut at KftlOt Si'oos last Svenlng to a very small but very enthu siastic audience. Throughout tbe performance there was a most extraordinary mcd'.ey. Tbe shouts aod stamps of tbe voung gentlemen present were vehement, their loud praise of tbe artiiU uoceaslog, aod their condemnation of tbe lukewarmness of tbe New York public very frequent and severe. Tbe young gentlemen in queition informed those near them tbat in " Frisco," from whence tbey came, Miss Lotla could " cram the biggest theatre out," and that she would yet shine ia this city. We slocerely hope so, as the young lady? tbe " fairy wilitt," as sbe is termed la her bills? possesses undoubtedly a very extended and most versatile talent. Sbe plays tbe banjo with great aplrlt, and (lancet a breakdown In such style ns to ctute the star of the champion in that line to pale. Added to which Miss I/ma possess a <iutck and ready repartee, which stie launches at her audience with Infinite grace. She Is very ptiit', but has a good figure, and, beyond all we ever saw, pos sesses any amount of npiomt>? a graceful French word for the more vulgar English word, brasa. Id tbe comedy Jenny Ltad (Miss I<otta) appeared to less advantage than in her breakdowns, banjo playing and songs, still sbe was very sucoewsful. and the young gentlemen above referred to proved enthusiastic to tbe last, applauding with might and main, asserting tbat a ?how which was ao popular In ??Frisco" must In the end obtain favor ia New York. We do not doubt tbat such will be the result when Miss Lotta flnds her proper sphere in tbe metropolis. The performance will be re peated each evemsg until farther notice. Iaan|aratlen of Governor GUiaore of New Hampshire. ^ Coscoso, N. H., June 2, 1M4. Governor Oil more was Inaugurated to day with quite an Imposing military and civic display. Governor Andrew and SUIT, of Massachusetts, were present. Governor Gllmnre's meesage la a practical and patriotic document, and confirms tbe anobacgeahle loyalty of the Oranlte State. It says tbe State debt* Including $ *X>,000 psld to tbe families of volunteers, amounts to about $1,900,000, and rocommends tbe funding of tbe debt by the laaue of sli per cent bonds, payable In flfteco or tweaty years. Tbe prosperity of the people is repre sented to be in a very healthy state. Feaad Drowned. foot Bamutow, Jane 1, 1194. Oor ooer Bennett held an ioqaeat oa the body of a mm, stout built, with black mustache aod whiskers, and with bo clothing except a pray undershirt aad woollen stock ings Tbe body bad apparently bee* la the water about ten days. Verdict? Found drowned. Re*Klectloa of leaator Aathoajr. Nawponr. H. 1. , June 1, 1M4 Tbe General Assembly to day elected Henry A Anthony to tbe United mates Senate lor six years, from March 4, IMS Ihe vote stood ?Anthony, TS, George Q. Brown, democrat, ST : scattering, ana I liw York TmM OI?l RtfBtU. I Tli? BAOB TO OOKB OTP TO-DAY. to tbk kdiiui or m uiuu. Rtiiim C'omimii, Nsw Toke Ci.wa, \ Naw Vou. June 8, 1864. / The adltor of the N?w York Umiald will much oblige this oomiMttee by noticing thai Um regatta bu been pufetpoLetl until to-morrow (Friday), the 3d last. The club steamboat will leave the Coot of Twentieth street. North rivert%l ten A. U. The Juniata Is In the second class, beiug a competitor of tiie Julia, who ha< to allow her tttty-ihree seconds in time. RospectfuUy , &c. , CHXS. H. HASWE1X* Chairman. Bword to HcClellaa. TO TUB EDITOR OK Til* llEHALn. Ukotd Statb RacsiviNU 8bu- Norts (Utobou, > Urocklym, June 3, 1864. J May I, through the columns of your over devoted paper to the praise or Mttio Mac, have the following Inserted, and the enclosed ten dollars put to the benefit of that ?word of honor for the hero Of glory? 1 an sure tbto will not be the last he will get from this sh p after this ap pears In the H skald. I willmyaolf get all Uvc subscribers 1 ean; and, as a I r lend to the gallant General, I am, most respectfully, yours truly, HUGH MoUOVKKAN. Oome, come with your greenbacks, all you can afford, And with heart and hand presont Little Mac with the ?word; The hero of Antletam, who nobly has rough'. For the cause of our Union, the brave, gallant North. Remember South Mountain and Aotletam's wild plains, Where the brave little George hU viotorr gains, And thousands or rebels tho*e days he left gorod; Think of those actions and give him the sword. Hugh MoGoveraa 91 Joseph A. Ltttiefield fl David I'edcock 1 Thomas Johnston 1 Robert Phillips 1 Miohael McGlohlan 1 Joseph Heasley 1 Johu Gallon 1 John HlUs 1 Robert Lennox 1 The Turf. UNION OOUKSK, L. I. The trot In which Dastcr, Shark, Lady Shannon and Himbletonlao we to oontend did not come oir yesterday alternoon, the rain of the morning having rendeied the track uuilt for use. The trot Is announced for this after noon. Ltvitsnaat Colonel Edward P. Lloyd. HOW AND VHIHI HE MET WITH HIS DHATff. Lieutenant Colonol Kdward F. IJoyd, of tlie One Hun dred and Nineteenth New York Volunteers, met with his death during the charge upon the enemy's works near Reesacca, Georgia. Previous to bis joioiug tho army the deceased had been a map publisher in this city, and on August 16, 1862, was commissioned captain of Company F of the bei'ore-named regiment. He rose steadily until bo became second In command, and on the day he was killed be was acting colonel Tlie fallowing extract from a private loiter shows bow bravely bo fought up to the moment he was hit:? Camp Omk Humdrkd /?d NwmtEYrn N. Y H. Vols. 1 Kinostoh, Ga., May 21, 1864. / Pror Lloyd, he foil just as victory wus crowning our efTorU In that deadly charge, sbot through the thigh, piercing the main ai my, ami bled to death in two hours. I stood right along stdo of him se lie fell. We had charged over throe lulls, driving the enemy before us, and then came the hardest charge of all, up a bill, steepor than ail tho rest, while on the top Blood a fort, mounted with four cannon. At the foot of this hill the brigade was re formed into a good lino, and the order given "Forward." Up we went, with a yell, 'which could be heard for miles. Every oflicor was ahead or his men ; but Lloyd was far in advance of all or us, ehouting "Forward Otio Hundred and Nineteenth; forward " Wo recolvod ouly a scatter ing sort of Ore uutll we got jnst to tho crest of the bill, when the most withering volley I have ever experienced was poured into our vory faces, bow any or us e^ca^od destruction I have no Idea, it staggered the line lor a moment, when Lloyd again yolled "Forward, boys; now's your time," and received the shot wLlch killed him. Herell; but we Minded hie last order, ai.d with a stil' wilder yeli| went completely ovor everything ? the hill was carried, tbe guns wore ours ; but the uoblest being of all had fallen. He was carried In a blanket down tbe bill, and lived about twe hours. Personal Intelligence* The Rer. Arthur J. Donnelly, paalor of SI. Ml cbael's church, New York, will sail from this port oo Saturday, the 4th Instant to the sle.uni.hli> City of Balti more, for Queenstown. Father Donueily goes, with tho sanction of the eccloslnstlcal authority of the archiioese, on a European tour for tho beneilt ol bis health. I avlng brought tbe ureal worlc of holding tho new St. Mi chael's church to a grond and succoseful termination, tbe reverend gentleman experiences tbe ueed of a little relaxa tion arter tbe great bodily fatigue nnd menta! tension wbloh be must have endured in conducting such an un dertaking for alx years, erooritclng two of the most Ferlous crises which have occurred In the history of the United States? the financial revulsion or 186T and the period of the present war. Father Donnelly preached bis s-rmon of temporary farewell laat Son-lay In words of great eloquenoe nnd boauty . and took leave of bis congregation in the church laat Wednesday evening. Tbe expression of tbe atrection or his Hock toward* Father Donnolly baa been universal, the members seizing every opportunity of testifying their acknowledgment of bis solf sacr tlciug labor* as a clereym m and lits k ndness and urban it \ ns a gentleman. The lady mom born of the congregaliou pre sauted h m with a purse <? >ntalr: ?g one thousand dollars la?t evening, and be bad previously received a ninsr?ve gold chain, or elaborate workmanbhip, from the g uitie men. A reeling add rose accompanied each gift rather Donnelly will vis i Ireland, France and Ita y, and bo; eg to enjoy the oonsuuilon or koneling at tbe feet or tbe Holy Father and receiving bis Meeting In the Eternal City .J The Rev. Father Larkln will have pastoral charge of St. Michael's during Father Donnelly's absence. Americans registered at Gun's American Agency, IT Charlotte street, Bedford square, Loudon, England, for the week ending May 21, 1S64? Franc* Amory. Colonel H. C. Brooks, Joseph B. Kelly, Mr. and Mrs. K O. Fuller, Mr. and Mra. George O. Carpenter, Master Carrccter, Mr. and Mrs. M P Kcnnard, Abraham French, S. Waldo French, of B^ton; Rev. H. B. Sherman, ol New Jersey; Colonel T. B. Lawrence, Consul Genoral to Italy; Mr.". Underwood and son, of Glasgow; Philip C. Curran, Ed ward Cur ran, or Utica, N. Y. ; John Willard, Mr. and Mra. W. C, Levering. A.Crocker, of Massachusetts; Mr. aud Mrs J. Newton Seirs, William M. Hush, of New York; Mrs. Oeorge W. Banker, or St. Louis If. N. Slater, of I Providence, R. I. ; F. B. McHuIre and lady. Miss MoBuIre, , of Waahiuglon , and B. T. Holeombe, of Delaware. Police Intelligence. Ambtm ok a Co*owkr's Warsaw Officer Brusle, of the Twenty-second precinct, arrested John Scbountnoret, ? youth flfteen years of ago, on a warrant Issuod by Coro ner Neumann, charging him with dan;orously wounding Mrs. Elizabeth Held, residing tu Fifty -third street, be tween Ninth and Tenth avenues, by striking her on tbe head with a paving stone, which he threw at and In tended for another party. This occurred last Sunday evening, immediately arter which tbe prisoner fled the oily and took up his abode in Guttenburg, N. J. He quietly returned home on Wednesday , and, tbe fact be coming known to the niiver, be arrested him. The ac cosed was committed to prison to await tbe result of Mrs. Held's injuries. Most of tho time since belog struck she has I wen lying In a stale of unconsciousness, nod there are serious apprehensions concerning her recovery. Dahobbotc Stabbimo affair ? Jjito on Wednesday night a quarrel occurred In tbe drinking saloon of Patrick Gil brlse, 250 avenue A, between two men named John Burns and Patrick Cassldy, during which Burrs, as Is alleged, drew a knife and stabbed CaasiJy three times in the bead aud OMe through tiie arm Ibe wounds of tbe bead are or such a serious nature that it is feared they must prove fatal. (Vwn after the affray Hums sscap, d.but was subsequently arrested by officer Wirtb, of tbe Eight eenth precinct, and taken be!ore Justice Dodge, who com mitted him to prison without bail. Tne prisoner lives at 2J6 Cast Fourteenth gtruel, and Caasldy at 49 Carmine atrset. At T.K<iKt) Ronnie* of a SotrtKP ? James Phillips, a member of tbe Fifty-sixth regiment Ohio Volunteers, yestorday appeared before Justice Dodge and eutered a complaint against a disreputable young woman named Jane Ellis, charging her with having rsl'eved bis pockets of |185 In greenbacks while they were together In Ibe bouse 10 lireono street, on Wednesday night. Jans was arrested by ofTleor Qulnn, of tbe Eighth precinct, and tbe magistrate locked bor up for trial. She domed taking tbe money, none of whloh bas been rooovered. City Intelligence. Da.vas* or Lbaviwo Hatchways Ops*? a* Omm Srr rosier to be Fatally l.vjrran .? In trying tbe doors of buildings on hts post late on Wsdnesday nlgbt, officer John Callahan, of tbe Fourteenth precinct, discovered one of tbe do4ts ef tbe new building M Prince street op?a. In bis efforts to secure It the officer stepped Into the hatchway, which bad been carelessly left #bn. and rail through to the sub cellar, frarturing both logs and in juring himself Internally In suoh a manner that It is reared be cannot survive. He was convsyed to tbe New York Hospital is a alate of Insensibility, and tbe attend ing surgeon bas but fslnt hopes of bis recovery. ComaoBATiox or a Nsw btwaooous..? The new syna gogue of tbe oongregatlon Ahawath Ohesed, ooroer of avenue C and Fourth street, will be consecrated tbls afternoon. Tho ceremonies will commence at four o'olock precisely A Kentvckjr Hate Agricultural Tsftwts Fair. Nashvili.b, June 1, 18M. At the State Kentucky Agricultural Tobacco Fair to day, Messrs. Sprait k Co. sold a hogshead of Ksntucky manufacturing leaf tobaoeo, grown la Ballard eounty, to Mr. L. L. Anderson, of tblsouy, at $4 00 per pound, being more than double the prloe ever obtained before In the world. Rulpltsir and the Caterpillar*. TO TU BDITOB OV THK HEltAI.D. I saw a piece in your paper tbls morning entitled ?'The Caterpillars are Upon Us." Now, for ths beoeflt of the public and alao that the owners er shade trees may at ones confer a favor on ths publlo, I would suggest that persons owning shade trees that ars Infested with worms will at once bore a bole In tbe trunk of each uae, ex tending to ths eentre or heart or tbe tree, and then Oil tbe bole up with pulverised sulphur and plug It ap tight. In a short time the sulphur will spread through all the hra?#hea ant* the worst will #oon disappear. 8. U. BUTLER 1 Important Order from Gd&eraJ Bu'tler. # Expected Retaliation for Rebel Atrocities. Engagement in James River. Kebftl Iron-Clad Whipped by a Monitor. Heavy Skirmishing at the Front on the 30th and 31st Ult. Beauregard Still Near Butler with Only Twelve Thousand Troops. A SHARP ARTILLERY DUEL Arrival at this Port of the Hospital Steamer George Ltary, &C.f &?., &?. Fortress Monroe, June 1, 1864. An ordor has been isauod by Genoral Butler requiring that all rebel prisoners captured by General Wild in the recent engagements on the James river, and forwarded by him to Fortress Monroe, and thence to Point Lookout, shall be immediately returned to General Wild's headquar ters, for what purpose is not known. Information lias been received that colored troops captured from General Wild's command havo been shot by the rebels. Bbriiuda IIundrbd, June 1, 1864. At three o'clock this morning a rebel Iron-clad fame down the James river and attaoked our Moni tors. The engagement continued upwards of two hours, with oontinuoua and heavy cannonading. The rebel iron-clad was then driven np the river. Further results were not known when the steamer John A. Warner left this morning. Cannonading continued till that time; but it waa supposed to be moBtly on land. '} Mr. Charles II. Hannam'i Despatches. HkaD .UAHTtltH Of TBS DsrABTIilNT OP VIRGINIA AND NoBTH CaBOI.INA, In thk Fiki.d, May 80, 1864 FiRISO ON OUR FRONT. During the da/ the rebels nave been feeling oaf strength. Several times we have beard the sound o| houvy artillery. In every Instance tbe rebels found ng on tbe alert, and their artillery was quickly sllenoed. 1 ho heaviest attack was mado during (be aitornonn, and tbe response of tho Union guns convinced tbem thai oof position was Impregnable. Up to the time? midnight? at whloh I am writing they have not renewed tbe attack. No casualties have been roported. RK. ONNIHSKANCB BT UKNKRAL BUTLSS. About ten o'clock this morning Maj r General Butler, attended by Colonel Shaffor and several other oftloers o I his staff, left these headquarters for the purpose of reeoe noiterlng tbe onemy's positu n. The preslss direction h? took it Is unnecessary to mention, and tbe object be bad lu view wHi be understood by tbe rebels about tbe time this despatch reaches you. I shall then explain the malf tor for the benefit of yoar readers. At present It Is snfr flcient to state that tbe General was absent about sis hours, during which time a number of shells fiort throws into tbe rebel lines, and arrangements perfected for re* pealing tbe dose in larger quantities at an early day. bbussh LAMBS. In my last despatch I mentioned tbe faot that the farmers' wives in this vicinity wers very cu rloos about army movements. Several Important movements have recently been made here, of which these ladies wers very snxious to know tbe why and wherefore. Tbe farmhouses bad beoome favorite loungtog places foe many of our officers and men. Tbe ladles wars always duilghted to see them, but distressingly Ignorant about military a (Mrs, 'and desired to be enlightened thereon. Our men fell into tbe trap, told everything they koewt and an they surmised or guessod at. Strange to relate, Beauregard was put In possession of tbe faots a few hours arterwarls and commenced shelling our works. This petticoat spy system was put a stop to to day. General Butler issued an order that no ons was to be al lowed to visit tbe r?rmhouses without a special permit from himself. Tho couso juences are that tbs would be lady klllori of <ur army are dlegasted, tbe military studies of the ledles brought lo an untimely end, and Ceaurcgard deprived of Information through that souroe. I should not be at ail surprised If tbe Oeneral were lo re commend a change of air for tbe ladles. Ml RSI. naSKBTKRS. Several rebel deserters hsve come within our lines to day. They had be*r\ ?ent out on picket duty and took the opportunity to desert. They were all comfortably clothed In butternut suits, snd appeared to be stool, hardy men, or, as ons of our sOldiors expressed it, "as tough as pine knots.' From soma of them? belonging lo S uth Carolina uud other regiments? I learned that Beauregard is still in oommand on our front, with nboat twelve thousand men. Tbey s?y that he has received orders from I?e to keep tbe Rlohmond and Petersburg Railroad open at all hazards. Tbe road la now in good ruoaing order, and trains are constantly passing belwnea tbs two cities. Be ore tbey left II was reported In their lines that Joe Johnston bad defeated General Sher man with a loss of six thousand men. Tee was alee said to be fighting a great battle today; but ne results had been reported It was not Beauregard's Intention to attack our position, experience having taught him that our il?nks wore loo thoroughly protected. One of tbe men I talked with said be was a Canadian, and bad been forced Into the rebel service about eighteen months slnre, Puring all that time he had beeo seeking an opportunity to escape. Their rations for some con siderable time back bad consisted of one tbtrd of a pound of bacon and thirteen onne?a of corn meal per day. N< ne of the men had any superfluous flosh on their boeee. The rebel Oenerals Hoke and II. B. Johnaon are with I'ean re gird. After tbe men nad been examined by Veoeral Butler tbey were eent off lo Bermuda Hundred, under guard. ??NSSAL C1SAHV HBABD rwo* Shortly after General Butler s return to oamp this af ternoon very heavy cannonading was beard In a north, westerly direction. The same sounds, although much fainter, bad been beard at Intervals during the whole day. At about elx o'clock, however, the firing was beard with great distinctness. The rei>orta wers heavy and rapid. from that hour nniM sunset the sounds appeared to approach gradually nearer, and were heard with greater dlsttnctneea. The telegraph reported "everything quiet" along our llnee But tbe rapid and heavy cannonading told us thai a great battle waa in progress. Tbs sounds came from the northeast and the question asked was, "Whoea gun* oould tbey be'" Tha an. war waa "General Oreol's." nay light Is anxiously looked for. we then hope to be in formed that General Grant baa again dashed the rebel sitlon and compelled Lee to fall back oa Richmond. Mar 31? T A. Everything has been perfectly quiet during tbe nfc/hl, and no news has yet beon received by us to setlafect<?rtly si plain the esuss of the heavy ftrlag hsard here last evening. It hse not ysl beet* resumed. HsAwjtTABTsas, ni rm F*au>, Hay SI, iww. i AM AKTUUKT DOM. Absel nine o'clock tbla morning the rebel srtlli trj opened on tbe right of odr poet t km, which le held by. jor General y. A. Glllraore, commanding tbe Tenth,, irmj oorpe Prtgadlsr General Alfred H. Terry, oon-ihaadun the first division of that corps, hsd charge of tb* intrench menu on thsl part of our Una. Oar ms promptly re piled, shot tor shot. The ^Ite puO} 6 smoke roee mw the s> and gradually disappeared, eereamed au< 9to\9de4 OB either side. a^J, *r smb* annakterahll

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