Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, June 14, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated June 14, 1864 Page 2
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THE DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND, MAINE. Tuesday Moraiug, June 14, 1864. The circulation of the Dally Pres* is larger than any other Daily paper in the Stale, and double that of any other in Portland. raava—»8.00 per year: if paid strictly in ad tMM • discount of SI .00 mil be made. Ke.dl.i Mailer ea all Paves* CNION NOR! I NAT ION 8. »OB PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, or ILLINOIS. FOB VIOX-PREBIDENT, ANDREW JOHNSON, OF TENNESSEE. Union State Convention. Th. qualified voter, of Maine who desire the un conditional maintenance ol the Union, and the su premacy of the Constitution, and the complete sup preeeion of the existing rebellion, with the came tberereof, by vigorous war and all apt and efficient mean', are invited to send delegatee to a State Con vention to b« held at AigaiU, on Wednesday, Jane 29tb, nt 10 o’clock, A. M . for the pnrpoee of nominating candidates to be sepported far Governor, and for two Hectors ct large tor President end Vice Presi dent, and also to transaot any other business that may seme be for* the Convention. The basis of representation will be as follows: ICacta city, town and plantation shall be entitled to one delegate, and one delegate additional for every seventy-five rote* east for Gov. Cony last Septem ber, and one for a fraction of forty votea. James G Blaiwb, Lbohabd Amdbiws, N A. Fostsu, hOAB raiBCa, NX BOB ITIBOLBT, Jb., Thigh H. b riUCOTT, Jama* M i ibsolh, H S. Mahblb. tatb Fbahois Oobb, Dabibl Lank, 8 D Lislbsv. OeaniTTil Gbobok P Biwals, MW Beowb. JoBATIL'S SABOIBT, Kuobhb IIals, ' William small. Jus 1st, 1864. Inter-Continental Telegraph. The enterprise of constructing s continuous Use of telegraph to connect Europe with the United States across the whole of Asia, and tba northwest coast of Iha Pacific, is fairly under way, and we think the lime is not far distant when this important work will be ac complished, and messages can be tent round the world. It is one of the many enterprises that characterizes this remarkable age, and . future generations will read with wonder aud astonishment, on the pages of history, the great improvements in the conditions of hu man life the people of the last half of the nineteenth century have made. God lias ers atod for us a beautiful world, and given us all the elements necessary for a happy life, and if we make a proper and wise uso of these ele ments, we shall duly appreciate]and enjoy our brief existence on earth, and be better pre pared to step out from this temporary dress chamber and enter our eternal home. It is said by some philosophers that there is neith er time nor space In the other world, and if that be true, the telegraph that encircles this globe and eoables us, unobstructed by these obstacles, to Interchange thoughts and sent! mentA wllPtliPr nf hniniAaa ab nloassiM wIwaa us some striking illustrations of that undis covered country from whose bourne no trav eler returns. But philosophy and metaphysics aside, we turn to the practical uses of this telegraphic enterprise, and to the facta ao far as they have been developed. It is an over land route as nearly as it physically can bo. ▲ memorial has been presented to the Com mittee of Commerce of the United States Sen ate by Perry McD Collins, a citizen of Cali fornia, in which he says he has obtained from the Imperial Government of Russia the privi lege to construct a line of telegraph from the mouth of the Amoor river, In Asiatic Russia, to the British possessions. The British Gov ernment baTe also granted the privilege of running the line across the intervening terri tory or British Columbia. The Russian Gov ernment stipulate, on certain conditions, to construct a continuous line, connecting the European system with the Pacific Ocean, about 8600 miles east of London, and on the route of a line which may be projected to Pe kin and the great commercial cities of China. The whole country, except a portion of the route in British Columbia, over which this proposed line must pass, is sparcely inhabi ted, and presents no local inducements for the construction of a telegraph. But the great inducement still remains of the union of Asi atic and European lines with the Americau system, which has already reached the Pacific and up towards the British possessions. The distance from our northern frontier, adjoining British Columbia, to the mouth of the Amoor rivgy may be reckoned in round numbers 6000 miles. The Russian Govern ment authorized Ur. Collius, previous to granting the right of way, to survey a route over all that portion of the Russian dominions east of the Amoor as far as British Columbia. Whaling fleets in considerable force resart to the seas, bays and sounds not only of the Pa cific, but of the Arctic. In one year more than seventy vessels have passed through Behring’s Straits, and still a larger number have visited the waters adjacent aud the Ochotsz Sea. The commerce of Japan and the Amoor region is increasing every year, j hence it is important that we should have a I better knowledge of those interesting regions. u»uuii we siiouiu reap many advantages Irom a telegraphic commu nication which shall not only unite Europe te America, but add the whole of Asia, includ ing Japan, China and India. Such a telegraph would bring us into immediate communica tion with that interesting portion of the globe. Mr. Collins has been, since 1866, commer cial agent for our Government for the A moor river, and a most enlightened, assiduous and faithful representative he has been. Mr. Seward, Secretary of State, has backed this petition of Mr. Collins with a lervor and • logic peculiarly his own. Mr. Seward’s pen never fails to exhaust a subject when he takes hold of it in earnest. He has thrown a flood of light upon the question, and produced all the argument* in it* favor which the most fer tile brain can conjure up. He shows in a very clear light that this enterprise isVeasible and useful, aud has a strong claim upon our Gov ernment for the patronage Mr. Collins In his memorial solicits. The Secretary says the most prominent physical difficulty is the ex tent of territory to be traversed, but this great distance does not constitute an insur mountable, nor even a se-ious difficulty. It can be overcome, and the objective point to be gained warrants the undertaking and in sures its Anal success. The starting point must be chosen in either Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Montano, Idaho, Oregon or Washington. Thence the distauce to be traversed through British America to liussian America is about 600 Wiles; the distance through liussian Ameri- i ca to Cape Prince of Wales is about 1600 miles. Tlie length of submarine cable across Behring’s Straits would be forty miles, and the distance from East Cape, by inland pas sage around the sea Ochotez, and through the settlements of Ocholtz, Ayan and Shaunter’s Bay^well known stations of the whale fishery, to the mouth of the Amoor river would be about 2500 miles. The entire length of the line would be a little more than 0000 miles. Operative submarine telegraph wires have been laid of the lengths, respectively, of 300 and 600 miles, from Dover to Heligoland, and from Malta to Tripoli; therefore water fur nishes no obstacles to this line. The Emperor of Bussia has bound himself to extend the main eastern and western line j froxi Irkoutsk to the mouth of the Amoor, and what this man promises will be per formed, whether it be the emancipation of ! forty millions of serfs or constructing a tele graphic line over an immense extent of terri- i 'tory. He is good for all his promises. The extension of this line Is now rapidly advanc ing. And this is not all, and but a small por' lion of this Emperor’s plans and enterprises. His designs embrace nothing less than the following stupendous works, says Mr. Seward. “A telegraph wire, with the necessary sub marine cables, from the mouth of the Amoor river, acorss the Straits of Tartary, ovei the Island of Sakhalin, across the Straits of La Perouse, over the lilaud of Jeno, through Uakodadi, and across the Straits of Saugar to Yedo. the capital of Japan.” And then he hat other lines iu contemplation, stretching over vast territories to terminate at the Port of Viadi Vostok, on the coast of Tartary, op posite to that part part of Uakodadi on the eastern coast of the Japanese sea, and at the ports of Nankin, Shanghae, Amoy and Can ton, on the Pacific coast, opposite to Califor nia. Russia has already brought all her chief inland markets and mines, as well as her prin cipal ports on the coasts of the Pacific Ocean into telegraphic communication with her cap 1U1. Mr. Seward says that “such efforts belong to the class of human labors which are pro j nounced to b« doubly blessed, because they bless equally those who are subjects and those who are the performers of them.” These tel egraph lines will be instrumental in renewing and restoring the long-languishing civiliza tion of the regions where our race first im pressed Its dominion upon the globe, appoint ed lor its residence. And the time will come when the cost of sending words over wires will be very much cheaper than it is now.— The inventors must now be rewarded, but the old forms will one day be thrown aside and new systems invented which will be much cheaper than the present ones, and equally as good, If not better as well as cheaper, so that the magnetic wire will become, for the chief purposes of social, commercial and political ! communication as practical as, by reason of ' its adaptation,It Is effective. In other words, t this wire will take the place of letter-writing much more extensively than it does now.— I Friends, social, commercial,political, will talk with each other through this space-annihilat ing and time-destroying instrument all ovtr the world. Mr. Seward remarks: I do not know any one object lying within the scope of our foreign relatious more direct 1 ly important than the preservation of peace and friendship with those two great and eu lightened powers. Nor can I conceive of any . one measure of national policy that would I more effectively tend to secure that great ob ject than the construction of tbe proposed iu ter-coulinental telegraph. He hopes to see the magnetic wire stretch ed across on the bed of the Atlantic Ocean from Cape Clear to Cape Race, notwithstand ing past difficulties. The two Hoes in hit opinion would Dalurally aid and strengthen each other. Should they come In competition the world would be benefitted. Besides, the great interests of human society will, ere long, require more than one and even more than two trans-oceanlc,world-encircling telegraphs. If we ever have any friends on the opposite side of our globe, we hope the time will come when we can talk with them throng the tnag • netic wire, snd interchange sent meots 01 friendship and love without wait, rig for the slow car, or the still slower 'msh Phi . losopbers have said that, hap; ss consists ! in the “hurry of the feelings;” t • u wt say, ! let these trans-oceauic and won 1 encircling I I... _ _L.1I _ L_ - 1 breathing place on this planet. [Frutn the Washington Chronicle, June 10th.] The Finances. Every few weeks some parties who would seem to know more shout the affairs of tin I Treasury thau those most familiar with its management, start a story about the enor mous indebtedness of the Government. At one time it U twenty-five hundred millions,al , another four thousand, then it gets down to three. The public is periodically startled bj the announcement that the war coals us from i two to three millions s day, and the nation is on the verge of hnukrnptey. The latest stale menl we have seen, represents our expendi tures as four millions dally, while all the vari ous appropriations, which are said to be al most exhausted, foot up to two thousand seven hundred millions. Now, there is no need for those periodic and incessaut disturbances of tbu public mind.— The Treasury is not slow in communicating the facta aud dgures respecting the finances ; and despite all the clamor about impending bankruptcy, the interest-paying portion of the public debt is less than one thousand three hundred millions. The entire amount of the public indebted ness Is $1,734,230,403.31. Of this sum $402, 603,860.47 is in the shape of legal tender and fractional currency, which leaves but $1,271, 507,503.84 on which interest U payable. By the new loan bill just iutroduced into the House, it is proposed to effect another six per cent. loan, $400,000,000 in amount. This, we have but little doubt, will be teadlly taken, and as the proceeds from the tax bill are ex pected to reach upwards of a million a day, the Government will have ample lands for a year, when it it considered that a temporary ! loan of $150,000,000 is authorized to meet any sudden emergency. So thst the public debt even if the war continues through this cam paign, is not likely to overrun $2,000,000,000 though there are claims for damages, <*c., j which may swell it beyond that ilgure. The interest on this sum is $120,000,000. The or- 1 dinary expenses of the Government can be defrayed by the tariff. What then becomes of the forebodings and the lamentations of i those who are eternally dinning in the ears of ; this wealthy and growing population, with its unbounded resources and magnificent teiri- 1 tory, the clamorous threatening of national bankruptcy? Away with such faint-hearted patriotism, such inexcusable ignorance or wanton misrepresentation; we can pty every ! dollar we expend, both principal and l iteresf, 1 and he is no true friend of his country who cavils at our ability, or questions our disposi tion so to do. Ratification Meeting.—A Urge and en thusiastic meeting was held in Bangor on Sat urday evening last, to ratify the nomination of Lincolu and Johnson. The meeting was addressed by Gen. S. F. Ilersey, Hon. Hanni bal Hamlin, Prof. Harris. T. H. Garnsey, Esq., and Hon. John A. Peters. The Whig says the meeting was most enthusiastic through out, and the speeches were Interrupted fre quently by applause. The Bangor Cornet C Band played several patriotic airs, and every- I thing went off in the most admirable manner rhe meeting closed with three rousing cheers 1 'or Lincoln and Hamlin and Lincoln and 1 Johnson. S jyRev. Edward Chase aud Dr. II. F. j iValker (brother of Rev. George L. Walker) C eft this city yesterday afternoon, for the 1 trmy, as delegates from the Christian Com- j, nisslou. Negro SufiV&ge—Now and Then Of late the statesmen (!) of the copperhead persuasion seem grratly disturbed lest the elective franchise should be degraded by being exercised by free men of color; by native American Africans as well as by naturalized Europeans. They talk of negro suffrage and negro equality as they would of poligamy and the worship of idols; as though they were contrary to all past usage and had no historic precedent. Now the facts show that in former years this feeling against the exercise of the rights of citizenship by free negroes found no place in the Democratic household. * In fact it comes not of true Democracy, but of that bare illegitimate spawn of Aristocracy, better known as proslavery copperheadism. It is not many years since free negroes were allowed to vote in North Carolina and Mary land as they now do in Ne v England and New York. John Bell, of Bell-Everelt notoriety did not disguise the fact that on more tbau one occasion he was indebted for bis election to congress to the negro vote of his district, the uegro voters holding therein the balance of power. This statement we make on the authority of Henry Winter Davis, of Balti more, who said in his speech in this city last seasou that he had heard Mr. Bell make a sim ilar statement The Nashville Times states some facts rela ting to negro suffrage in Tennessee which we commend to the copperhead fraternity. Up to the year 1835 free negroes voted in that Butte. A motion in the first constitu tional convention, to confine the right of suf frage to “free white men" was voted down. The Times says: The politicians courted the free negro vote. | Candidates lor Congress electioneered with ne gro voters as laboriously and zealously as they did in bar-rooms and doggeries with white vo ters. The aged and venerable Major Wm. B. Lewis, of this city, Gen. Jackson's confidential Iriend, and auditor in the l’aeasury Depart ment during his administration, a man ol high social position, and a slaveholder, informed us recently that the leaders of the various politi cal parties manifested quite as tnhch solicitude to secure the voles of free negroes as they did Lhn&tt of wliitn man Tim »a<vr» - elected Hon. John Bell to the national House of Representatives, and no doubt the great chautpiou ol "Southern Right"aud the “Union, Constitution and enforcement of the laws," treated many a sable Iriend to a glaas of pure “old Robertson." Andrew Jackson received thousands of free negro voles, for they were very friendly to the brave soldier on account ot the high compli ment he paid to his colored soldiers at Mobile lor their bravery, in a public order, in which he said: “I expected much of you. 1 knew how well you loved your native country. You have doue more than I expected. Iu addition to the qualities I before knew you to possess, I found among you a noble enthusiasm,which lead* to the performance of great things." The negro is a grateful being, aud be never de serted Old Hickory. Hon. Felix Grundy, U. States Senator, and a member of the Cabinet, and Hon. Ephraim H. Foster, U.nlted States Seualor, and one of the leadiug politicians of the Slate for many years, were both great fa- j voriles at different periods with the free negro voters. Foster at oue time was said to have unbounded influence with the negroes, and to carry their votea in his pocket—Tha- gallant old aoldier aud upright man, Gen. Win. 11. Car- , roll was also very popular with the free negroea and courted their votea very successfully in his different canvasses. At oue hotly contes ted election, one of bis friends led a procession of sixty negroes to the polls, who esat a solid vote for Gen. Carroll. Not the slightest op position was made to the polling of tbit vote, and no one ever dared to molest negroes at the poll*. A physician in Southern Kentucky, a genllemau of unimpeachable veracity, told us several years sgo, that he had teeq Hon. face Johnson, Postmaster General under Van Pares, in his early political races lead ' two negro voters to the polls, on election day, , one on each arm. The instances which we have enumerated are not exceptional cases ; they were of usual occurrence for more than thirty years, and doubtless our older citizen* can recall multitudes of like cases. The Times gives the names of a number of negroes at Nashville who were formerly voter*, ardent supporters of Jackson, and straight out State-Rights Democrat*. Free negroes were also required to do military duty the same aa whites, and trained in the same company with white men. No class ol persona, not excepting the moat radical of the abolitionists, have ever been more untiring In their devotions or ardent in their wooing to secure the favorable opinions of our "sable brothers", than have been the Demociatic politicians, especially when by to doing place and power seemed more likely to uc btcuicu. iu Tiew 01 mis wnoie mailer, ana of the above facta exhumed from Teouessee history, the Kennebec Journal well says:— “ K there is anything relating to free black men disagreeable to Democratic olfactories, it was not sut&cieut to repel the Democratic pol itician in search of votes. It is also important to observe that no negro was, during that pe riod, elected Governor of the State, or sent to either House of Congress, though we are warn ed by the Copperhead leaders that such are the necessary results of colored suffrage. Nor is it recorded that the tendency to miscegeua tion was any more marked in the State of Tennessee during the thirty years and more while colored citizens Were allowed to vote, than since that right was taken from them.” “Over the River.” The above is the beautiful poetic title of a modest little volume of 272 pages, from the , press of Thompkins * Co., Boston, from the pen of Rev. Thomas B. Thayer. The full title Is as follows: “Over the Kiver, or Pleasant Walks into the Valley of Shadows and Be yond ; a Book ol Consolation for the Sick, the Dying and the Bereaved.” We envy not the state of mind of that indi vidual who can peruse this little volume and not feel inspired with better impulses; not feel that his own spiritual growth is promoted by the exercise. Mr. Thayer is a sweet writ- , er, because he is actuated by a kind and geni al spirit. He writes not for controversy, as a sectarian, but for the spiritual camlortand im- 1 provemenl of others, as a sincere, humble Christian. And few men now iu the exercise ofhealth and with life’s blessings falling thick- | ly around them, have had more intimate ex perience with the “Valley of Shadows” than Mr. T. For long, weary, painful months, he itood face to face wlih death, insomuch that his present condition seems almost as much the work of miracle as was the leaping of the lame man in the gospel; and he knows the I>ower of a truthful, childlike lailh in an Al mighty Father to support the sinking soul iu tuch a conflict. The following are a few of the topics discuss ed iu this volume: The Revelations of Sick less; Good iu Evil; The Blessings ol aCheer Piety; Is thy House in Order? The Ear y Teut-the Heavenly House; Falling Asleep • I he Death of the body the Life ol the Spir t; The World beyond the Kiver; Einploy nents of the Future Life: the ..r Heaven; the Lesions of Sorrow; the Death if Children, dtc. These will indicate the scope sad spirit of the work—one of the most pure- 1 y devotional and soul-inspiring we have ever net with. Kor sale in this city by S. H. Coleewortby. , exchange street. Letter from the State Capital. Augusta, June 13, 1864. Vo th* Editor qf the Prr$$: The Third Kegiment, Col. Uoses B. Lake nan, arrived here on Saturday night about 8 i clock. An enthusiastic and handsome re eption was gi-en them. Bells were rung1 [une fired, the hand played and a splendid dilution was given them at the Stanley louse where short speeches were made by '0T-l,«Dy. Adjutant General Hodsdon, May **1 C*ldweU and Colonel L&kemau, after rhich the men were inarched to Camp Kcytf <r quarters. Only about 120 men returned. . hey will he mustered out of service this reek. 1 The following commissions havo been issued < luce my last: , Seventh Regiment Infantry— F. G, Parker, f Stetson, Asst. Surgeon. , Fourteenth Regiment Infantry.—Elisha , lopkiiis, J r., of Searsport, Surgeon. r Thirty Fleet Regiment Infantry.—James * lean, ol Bangor, Capt. Go. A; Geo. G. Bol- f< >n, of Bangor, 1st Lieut. Co. A; Stephen I>. j u enson, of Bangor, 2d Lieut. Co. A; Win. 1L hoppee, of Machias, Capt. Co. B; Voranus 0 ■ Coffin, of Harrington, 1st Lieut. Co. B; 6 smes P. F. Tobey, or Machiasport, 2d Lieut. ; b o. 11. j Official notice has been received from the ! far Department of the resignation of Col I e alnue Emery, ol the Oth ItegL t< Yours truly, Hklios, I cl ORIGIXAL AXD SELECTED. New Advertiaementa To-Day. U. S. Mar»h»l'ttNotice—F. A. Ouiuby Union lr Co.—H. G. Wii»on Custom Clothing—N. 8. Gardiner. For Sale—Provision Store. Agents Wanted-B H. Cutting ft Co. Goldl and silver Plating-Geo. W. Mansou. Gas Fitting-John Kiiinm-n. For Bangor— Sth Kate Aubrey. Tobacco, Coffee, ftc.—E M. Patten. Green peas and strawberries have made their appearance in our market. Ellen Johnson, of Concord, N. H., drowned her griefs and herself in the river at Hanover a few days since. At the annual meeting of the Somerset & Kennebec K. R., the old Board of Directors was re-elected. A machine for cutting and planting potatoes has been invented by Mr. Joseph True, of Gar land, in this State. The North American Hotel, St. John, was nearly destroyed by fire on Thursday morning Tiie Eastport Sentinel says several vessels of the fishing fleet which went to the Magdalen Islands have returned with very light feres. Miss Major Cushman, who is said to have done great service in the Union cause in the Southwest, now forms one of the attractions of Barnum's Museum. A fair is to be held at Concord, Mass., on Friday, 17th inst., in and of the Coloied Or phan's Home in Georgetown, D. C. There will be a large gathering. Me. Silas Ireland, of Presque Isle, an old gentleman was very severely injeml on Monday of last week at Tobique, by being thrown from his carriage. The Chicago Tribune calls the letter in which Fremont accepts the nomination of the Cleve land convention, "the last will and testament of the late J. C. Fremont.” “Suneise" must result in a very queer kind of light in Aroostook, when all its rays are em ITn.1 t.k l.l_ -1.-_ Aft___ . a .t ■ . . ■ » -- *“V UOUIC uI IUC liuuurcu &UU patriotic dead. Mma. Gen. Grant, Mr*. President Lincoln, Mr. j Bonner, of the Ledger, and Mr. Jerome, the stock speculator, have all taken rooms at Sara toga. Ak Irish girl at play on Sunday being accos ted by the priest, “Good morning, daughter of the Evil One,” meekly replied, “Good morn ing, father.” • Robert J. Walker has gone to Egypt to re cruit hi* health, which is quite feeble, caused by the effects of an amateur balloon excursion taken in London in October last. E. J. Bears, the editor of the National Quar terly Review, has had the degree of L. L. I), conferred on him by the university of the city of New York. Prince Kung, the foreign secretary of China, has informed Minister Burlingame that orders have been given for the exclusion of the pirate Alabama from the Chinese ports. A orrat deal of land in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has been devoted to flax this year, and the prospects for a large crop are very good. Several Italian officers who arrived in New York on board the transport Voltana, paid their formal respects to Mayor Gunther. They are mostly counts with unpronounceable names. Italy. — In the Chamber of Deputies, the Minister of War stated that the active army consisted of 380,000 Infantry, 80 batteries of ar tillery and 19 regiments of cavalry. The New Yora News—Ben Wood** paper— says Andrew Johnson is a recreant Democrat of the most malignant type, and as such a fit com panion for Lincoln. The llallowell Gaxette says the signs Btill continue favorable that Hallowell is coming up; a new store has been commenced on Water 8t., by Mr. Tobey. The Courier states on the authority of an Irishman, in Barr*, Mass.,that the Bangor Whig has had a boy baby weighing 19 pounds. What u-i/f the newspapers do next ? The beet speculators have got caught with their garments dishevelled—cattle held over in New Y'ork found no sale, and people not buying a loss of ten thousand dollars falls on the ope rators for a rise. Donation troh Tnx Pore. — The statement has been both made and contradicted, that Pope Pius IX sent a donation of 8500 for the benefit tt.a IT a C._:a_n • • ... -- • —• j v viuuiiooiwu. a inter iu the Boston Pitot, from Bishop Timon, of Buffa lo, places tho matter right. His Holiness did send a contribution of 8500 in g»ld for this benevolent purpose, to the care of Bishop T. A convention of sportsmen is holding a week’s session in New York, the main object of which is to take means to secure the protection of game, birds, animals, and fishes while they are nursing their young, and of birds of song always. The American medical association is also hulding its session in New York this week. CarT. E. H. Reynolds, of the 8th Maine, who was wounded, and is now at Rockland, claims for that regiment the credit that has been awar ded the 9th, of saving the right from crushing defeat in the battle in the fog of Monday morn, ing, 93d inst. It doesn’t matter much so long as the work was done and a Maine regiment did it. The Aroostook Pioneer says that on Wednes day last, as five persons, two men and three wo men, were crossing the Aroostook river, a short distance above Fort Fairfield, the boat upset, precipitating all hands into the water. The two men being good swimmers, took two of the wo men to the shore, but the third, being an old laily, wife of James Armstrong, being left be hind, and unable to swim, was drowned. Gen. Howanu. — At the battle which ^ook place at the Western spur of the Altoona range on the 98th ultimo, Gen. Howard had his foot struck by a ball, which took off part of his boot. He saiJ; “I’ll not look down; my foot is gone. One hand and one foot will never do." One of his etaff felt down, and replied, "Gen eral, your foot is safe,” at which he was much gratified. Melout.—To our ears, says the Round Table, there is not a passage in all English poetry which is more truly melodious than the hues of i Dr. Watts: "There Is a stream whose gentle flow Supplies the city of our tiod." rhe very sound of the words reminds one of the placid current of the "River of Life" flowing 1 inder the golden gates of the Eternal City. The Progressive Age contains the following vell-meritcd notice of Maj. R. H. Gray, of itockton, who fell iu the battle of the Wilder- 1 less: "His whole soul was interested in the cause if the country. As soon as he recovered from rounds received at Bull Run, he rejoined the ‘egimrnt and was again promoted Captain, j >nd soon after Major. A braver man never aced the enemy, and his fall is deeply deplored >jr all who knew him. His age was about 517.” Capt. Iloweks, the energetic agent of ha Oraud Trunk Railroad, at Uangor, is one if the best-looking and best-hearted men in he Bute. He was in this city at Iho time of he late Copperhead Convention, and the next lay, in the cars, while on his way home, fell nto conversation with ono of the metalic geu lemen. Some remark prompted the delegate osay,“O, excuse me; I thought you was a number of the Convention yesterday.” Flow rt looked him directly in the eye, and with urprise depicted in bis countenance, said, Whatou earth made you think so? Do 1 jok guilty—as though 1 had committed « rime—that you should make such a mis ike?” i A Divided House.—The City Govern- i tent of Portsmouth is in trouble. It seems < plan was submitted to the Common Council , ir an alteration of the City Hall, cutting it [ p into mites of rooms for the accommodation ■ rthe city officers, and that body disapprov- t 1 it. The Aldermen took the responsibility i order the alterations, and now the Com- : on Council have voted the action of the oth- , j ' Board discourteous and Illegal, and refuse ^ i raise money to pay the bills; meantime the t ly is left without a Hall. i v BY TELEGRAPH -to rmm KVENlNtt PAPJbK*. --- The War in Kentucky. vuu . ^-m-iLLE, Ky., June 13. Dr. Wheeler, mail agent, who has been at Fraukfoit, Ky during the siege, lelt there at 3.30 this morning, and has arrived here lie reports that the tight commenced at 0 o clock Friday alleruoon, and lasted till dark and at intervals during the night. The enemy approached from Georgetown in two forces aggregating 1200 men, 700enteredlold and 500 New Frankfort. They had no artillery. A ■mall fjur-pounder had been placed lelow the fort to protect our rillo pits, which was cap tured, but subsequently recaptured. On Sat urday tiring continued from 7 o'clock in the morning until 3 o’clock in the afternoon, with short intervals of interruption. The rebels made two demands during the day for the sur render of the fort. Both were refused by Col. Monroe, of the 22d Kentucky. The reb els abandoned the attack at 4 o’clock Satur day afternoon, and by 7 o'clock were moving eastward. The Federal loss was six wound ed, one severely. The rebel loss is unknown. The fort was garrisoned by 150 men, only twelve of whom were soldiers. No injury was done to Frankfort, except the burning ol the barracks on the edge of the city on Fri day, which was erroneously reported to be the bridgo three miles northward. Capt. Dickson, of Gen. Burbridge’a staff, telegraphs to Gen. Erving at Lexington, that Gen. Burbridge completely routed Morgan’s command at Cyuthiana Sunday morning. Jack Allen’s force, 300 strong, which has been attacking Fraukfort, is said to be at Lawrenceburg. I have traced the flight of 300 men under Glttner to Versailles, many of whom have thrown away their arms. They will probably join with Jack Alien. Gen. Carrington has received a dispatch from Gen. Heiutzelinan confirming the disas ter to Gen. Hobson, and the subsequent suc cess of Burbridge. Hon. Francis M. Bristow, member of Con gress, died at Elkton, Ky., on Friday. tne inline at vyutliiana, Ky. Cincinnati, June 12. Logan, with 3,000 rebels, attacked the ltititli and rjlat Ohio regiments, under (Jen. Ilob aon, at Cynlhiana, yesterday, and after a pret ty severe light they compelled Ilobson to sur render, op condition that the men be immedi ately exchanged. The lighting was princi pally iu the streets of Cynthlana. Some of our mea took refuge in the Court-House, and to dislodge them tne stable near the building was set on lire. About twenty buildings were consumed. Our loss was Ulteen killed aud fif ty wounded. Col. Benjamin, Provost Marshal at Coving ton, was mortally wounded. Uarvis, or the 108th Ohio, was severely wounded. Our loss In prisoners is fro-a 1,200 to 1,500. This morn ing Gen. Burbridge, who left Paris last even ing, fell upon the rebel Morgan while at break fast, and aft* r a very severe fight completely defeated and scattered Morgan's forces iu all directions. About one huudred prisoners were taken, including twenty officers. Gen. Burbridge at last advices was closely follow ing the fleeing rebels. A Dariny but aneucreteful attempt to Cap turo a California Steamer. Boston, June 13. Miss Julia Gould, late of Buckley's Serena de™, sailed for California on the 13th nit., in the Ocean Queen for Aspinwail. Mr. It. B. Buckley has received a letter, brought by a passing vessel, in which Miss Gould states that among the passengers on the Ocean Queen were some 20 secessionists armed to the teeth. They made an attempt to take possession of the steamer, but were overpowered by the - passengers. In the fracas two of the ring leaders were thrown overboard, and the re mainder were overpowered and placed in irons. Later advices may not confirm the above report, but It comes in a letter direct to tills city. City Affairs. In Board of Mayor and Aldermen, I Monday Eveuiug, June 13, ( ^ An order was passed appointing a Joint Committee to make arrangements lor the re ception of the body of Lieut. Col. Stephen Booth by of the 1st Mainu Cavalry formerly of ! this city. The City Engineer was ordered to have the monuments on the Northeast corner of Oak aud Congress streets, and on the Southeast corner of Casco and Congress streets moved I back Northwest six inches. Joseph Heed was licensed to keep an intel ligence office for one year. An order passed, in concurrence, directing the Committee ou streets Ac., to enquire into the expediency of laying a sidewalk ou the Westerly side of Franklin street, next below the aesideuce of J. It. Thompson to Dyer's lane; aud a crosswalk across said lane. Au order passed, iu concurrence, directing the Committee on Public buildings to put iu operation measures by which more light may be oblaioed from the gas burners in tho va rious departments lof the City Government. An order passed, iu concurrence, requesting the Mayor to communicate with the Gover nor ol the slate lor the purpose of prefecling arrangements whereby the City Authorities may be notified of the expected arrival of sick or wounded soldiers in this city iu order that they may receive such care as the City Authorities aud the citizens may he glad to bestow upon those who return to u| torn aud shattered in the great struggle now goiug on for the supremecy of law aud good govern ment. [.Subsequently reconsidered and laid upon the table. Petition of Stephen B. Chase and als. tha ' a sidewalk may he laid iu front of No. VS Franklin Street was referred, in concurrence, to the committee ou Sidewalks, Ac. By permission of the Board, Nathan Webb Esq., made a statement iu relatiou to the af fair which occurred at the Boston depot which resulted in the revoking of the license of Thomas Jordan. Policeman Oliver Davis also made a statement of wbat occurred at the time and Mr. Jordon made his statement. Petition of Daniel W. Bicou A als. for a public sewer from Congress street to connect with that at the lower end of India street was referred to the Committee on Drains Ac. Au order passed authorizing the alteration of the grade of High street from Congress to Deering streets, providing it can be done without cost to tlie city for damage, by own ers of abutting lots. An order passed that after the 1st day of July next the compensation of the visiting of ficer be, for visiting vessels of 200 tons or less $2,00; over 200 and less than 500 tons $3,00; over 500and less than 1000 tuna $5,00; luoo tons and over $8,00. Au order passed for the discontinuance of that portion of the extension of Congress street, as lately laid out; as is crossed by the Railroad location to low water mark. Leave to withdraw was voted on the peti tion of Levi Weymouth A als. for a plauk walk on Congress street. The ordinance ameudatory of the revised ordinance ou atreets was passed to bo ordain ed. Petition of Lewis B. Smith A als. for the grading of West and Neal streets, waa refer red to the Committee ou streets Ac. The Committee ou Estimates reported the following as the appropriations for the present municipal year: Aill to Soldiers' Families.tJ.noo 00 Advertising . 1,000 00 City Notes, reduction ol City debt 40 iiOi OJ ' City Notes, payment of temporary loan h.2u> 00 City Bui din a. 0,600 00 Cemeteries and Public Grounds. 1,000 00 Contingent Kxpcioes.0.010 00 Damages uu out uo < Discount on 1 axe*. .26.0C0 Of) Drain* an! Sewer*. X 0 0 00 I Engine House Ward One.. . 8,(00 00 Forest City Cemeterv. 600 00 Fire Department.....10,000 00 | Fire Department Salaries . R.600 OO tias Light*. 12.000 00 Harbor. 600 00 Interest.65,1 oo 00 Military eupt lies. .3*0 00 Foiice Salaries .17 600 00 Police Contingent. 000 00 Public Buildtu**. 1.200 00 Printing and Statiomry. 2.000 00 Kejrui'ing Expense* ...4 ukl I 0 State Reform School. 1,601 00 j Salaries of City Officer*.16 & 0 00 1 Support o( Poor.27.000 00 Stre*t«, Sidewalksaud Bridges. 30 utO 00 Schools.10.000 0* School*, salaries of Teachers. 29.860 00 Taxes, County..24,0 4 46 Taxes, State. 174.970 44 Trea-ureraud Collector. 3,000 00 Total.*666.074 89 The estimated income from all sources other han taxation amounts to $28,000. The report was accepted aud an order was >assed assessing the sum of $637,064 80 on S he estates and polls of the inhabitants of this 8 ity. And the Assessors were directed to add - o the alrove named amount, dve per cent, ad- ] litional for over layings. | _ The two Hoards not agreeing upon the sal- | - try of the City. Treasurer a committee of onferenee was appointed. The committee eported in favor of $2,700 as his compeusa ion. The report was laid upon the table. Adjourned to June 27th, 7 1-2 o’clock. Tin N. Y. Post says it is not Richmond, but 8 ee’s army, on which Grant has hia eyes fixed; ! nowing very well that, as the greater includes te leas, so tbo defeat aud destructiou of Lee , ill cause at uuoe the All of Richmond. Casualties in the Maine Seventh. (OFFICIAL.) List of casualties in tie Seventh Maine Vol, from May 14th, to May 20th, 1864, inclusive. KILLVD. May 18th, 1814 Capt Henry Warr»n, l*t Serrt llenry Welch, eeret deo W Verrill, private Johu rerkins, Luther Hartford. WOUIDID. May !8tlj 1814. Capt John W Cnanniai. Lieut m Glazier, tferMt James Sypberfl, .erst Edward Fiak, corp elms 31 Faruhann, do Janie. 1’hair. do Cap»u W Jehneoii, Privates Mark Cross, John C Gray, Na a k° e Marihal Jiuimo, Edward .Sargent, Ames, Tho# Rogers, Cha- Lan ders Joseph E Babb. Wesley Martin, Lyman E Bes Adolphus Curtis, John Hayes, A Hhi^ 8S?h’,John Hart, Heury A Hasier. Win Lehard, Peter Mitchell. 1041 to XISSIMO. 4?*,^ Corpl CrosmanTimmins, privates Addison Grant. Robert Jackson, Franklin Hitter tVilh °v v F°?t*. 1%?!eL,iooie* Wi|liam E < batman, ( *}*“ * ^tes, Johu F Toot baker. Hilled, 5—wounded, 28-raissing, 9— total 42 John W. Chambixo, Capt. Commanding 7th Keg’t. Gold A Silver—We would cs!) Attention to the advertisement of Mr. Ueo. W. Mantou, who is prepared to do gold and sil ver plating of all kinds. Mr. Manson can be found at No. 74 Middle street, up stairs, No. 10. where he will be happy to meet his old customers, and as many new ones as may de sire his services. All work entrusted to hU care will be faitbfnl^ and promptly execntcS. Dhv Dock Mebtino.—The Stockholders in the Portland Dry Dock Company are re minded that their adjourned meeting will be held at 4 o’clock this afternoon at the rooms of the Merchants’ Exchange. Reports on the location of the Dock are expected to be made at this meeting. Sale of Real Estate.—Henry Dailey * Co. sold at auction yesterday the two and a half story wooden house No. 31 Centre street, With the lot 30 by 04 feet. It brought $2200, and was purchased by P. Deehan. special notices. Notice Extra. HOOP airin^u .... i ne Dost and cheapest assortment ia Portland at * ANOERSON'S HOOP SKIRT ANDCORSET DEPOT, Uader Mechanics’ Hall. 8peclal agent for the sale of the eelbratod lowed Skirt., made by the Belle Monte Skirt Company ot Bueton and Sew York. r 7 W Uoop Skirt, and Corut. made to order. __janekdtf Opening of Snmmer Bonnet*. BBS. A. COLBY will, on Thursday, Jue 3, open a choice selection of Summer Bonnete, Caps, llrad-dreeeee, f"c,, To which yoar attention is re.pectfnlly Invited. No. 6 Free itreot Block. Portland,Jane 1, 1864. Jnldtf THOMAS G. LORING. DRUGGIST, -AMU PBACTICAIi TRUSS FITTER, Umrmor *rKiektm|.fc federal Si'e. A perfect *t gnnrnateed. The poor liberally oon ,UU7e<1 J_ mohit dtf Portland Photographic Gallery, BO MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND, Me., A. S. DAVIS, Proprietor, Portland, May 13,1854. mayI3d«m "Buy Me. and I'll do you Oood." Une D r. Loader's Root ant Herb Bitter* For Jaundice, Cootivene*., Liver Complaint, He more. Indigeotion, Dyipep.ln, Pile#, Dimnem lived ache, Drowsin »«, and all daeoae. from die ordered .tomnch, torpid liver, and bof blood, to which all pencil, are .ubjoi t In .pria* and .nmmer They clenwe the .y.tem, regulate the well, re^ • lore tho appetite, purify the blood, and give aoand nev. of mind and .trength of bod. to all who non B br all dealer, iu Medicine everywhere, at 35, 50and 76 cent, per bottle. GEO. C. GOuD WIS k CO., 87 Hanover Street, Boston, Proprle *°r* _ap3dtm Beautiful Women. ,*-f I warrant to any per.on wing my Pim ple Unnuhern beautiful complexion. It will re move Un. Freckle., Pimple., Morpbew. An., in from one to four week., imparting to tho .kin a beautiful wh te, bland appearance. Morpbew, or that yellow *o oiteu .eeo upon tho f.e** and forehead, vani.h by it. u.e I ke dew before the morn ing .un. Addre.. Dr. J. B. GUODNOVF. P. U. Box 184, New .Bedford, Maw. eneloelng *1, and lUnp. mnylgdfcwlm A Fixx Tmxo ron n. Tkkth —The Fragrant BUZODONT appear, to hare taken a prominent place among the mu.t approved dentrifriee. of the day It » a very popular article for the toilet, high ly recommended by all who have wed it w a benuti ner aud preserver of .the t-eth, refreehlng the mouth, .weetoning the breath, arreting the pro gre.. if decay, ana otberwue bcuefltting tha user._ Boeto a Traveller. moh34 dlt Ho- J W. Kbllxt, Aiaoclnte Founder of the Analytien Sy.tem of Medioloo, and .nooes.or to hh Father, the lau Dr. J. i law.on Kelley, will b. In at tendance nt 314 Congrew, TurtJav and Wtdeeidaa the 14th end 15th of June. The Jck are ievludM call. CMSce advice frej. Janthdlw* enlist 'th « DaJlyPree. UMo/k i»d7fP RIJTTI If 0 fttthiaoAo*. w || Boston Stock List* Sales at the Brokers' Board, Jckr II. ! In thia city, Jane 11. by Rer Dr Shniler. William U Kamaev and Miss Mattie u Kiln, both of thie eity In thie city, June id, by Ker Sam 1 Roy, Henry 8 Hutcherson nnd Miae leabel Me Vane, both of thia city. In thia city May 6. John P Morrison, 11th Mnine Re(, nnd Mim Georgian# L Knight, both of thia eity. . In Cape Elizabeth, .line 11. by Ker E Robinson. Everett Downs nnd Mim Eliza E Hamilton, nil of Cape Elizabeth. In Appleton, May 28. Henry Simmons nnd Miae Abby A Cowan, both of Union lu Waterville, May 8. Kaoeh Poster, Jr. and Mim Adeline Uwea Lowe. DIED. — —-j In this eity, June 18, Mr Joerph 1 tames, aged 77. C P~*nn.ral thie (Tuesday) afternoon, all o'clock, at hta late residence, No t Spring street. In Hangor, June 11, Mr Samuel Hyde, aged 77 yrt B months In Bnoksport, June 10, Xn Daborah II. wife of i Henry C Bncknam, aged 17 years 10 months In Calais. Jane 4. Mr John Harman, aged 84 years: Mh, Almira L Robinson, aged 24 years In Rockland, May 28. Mr Urns McDonald, aged SO years 7 months. In Wnurville. Jane 10. Mr C P Mason, aged (4 In East June 1, Mra Harriet A. wife of Andrew Butterfield, aged 31 yeara. _PASSENGERS. lu ship (yuintero at Boston (Tom Valpnraiso-Capt Kelley nnd wtfn, or Bath 1 U UPkB W* WINDSOR If 8 Sch John Bay ley-72 tons pla* ter, to order. - - A. ....I ! SA1LINS ON OCEAN STEAMSHIPS. •TBAMU FBOM roB (Alt* | #ellona.Loudon.New Turk... May 28 i rumen. Southampton .New York.. May 28 iaxouia. . Southampton New York May 11 'ity Washington. Liverpool.New York. June 1 ! ieigiau.Liverpool.Quebec.Juue 2 Icotia....Liverpool.New York June 4 ttiica.Liverpool.Boston.June 11 Washington.Havre.New York. June 15 *ersia.Liverpool.New York June 18 tsia.Liverpool. .. Boston.June 26 Lustralasian. .New York . Liverpool. ...June 16 fa/oo.New York New Orleans June 16 )amascus..Quebec . Liverpool_June 18 'irvinia .New York Liverpool... Juue 18 Iremeu.. New York.. Bremen .... June 18 orsica.Now York . Havana .... June 18 U1 in burg..New York.. Liverpool... June l§ loo Washington New York.. New Orleans June 18 ! idon. New York Liverpool_June22 | ‘hina.New York.. Liverpool_JnneSS tlvmpUH.New York Liverpool_Janet? itv of Washing*u New York. Liverpool... .June 26 vening Star.New York.. Havana. Jane 26 M«i»n.Quebec.Liverpool... June 26 lliuois.New York. Aspinwall. June26i u»*opa. Boston.Liverpool ... June » <»Ua.New York.. Liverpool June2U ubai Cain.New York West Indies July 6 j Jeltrlc Spark New York New Orleans July 6 MINIATURE ALMANAC. T«e«Aay. J„, 14. »» Hw».4»| High wafer. 6 10 I nn KU. 7.38 I Length of day,.U14 MARINE NEWS. PORT or PORTLAND. I MsnduTt.Jaas t3. 1 ARRIVED. J Steamer Chesapeake. Willetts, New York. Steamer Lady Lang, Roix, Bangor, Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, Boston, for 1 John N B. Sch John Bagiev. (Br) Willigan. Windsor NS. Sch Seaflower. Chase. Baltimore. f Sch Win Arthur, Haskell. Philadelphia. Sch liostoa, Could, Boston. a Sch Florida. Kelley, Salem. " Sch Joseph Long, Uuutington, Newbury port. Sch Don worth Drew, Machine 8eh C K Young, flume, Caiaia for Philadelphia CLEARED. Bn* Frank E Allen, (new, of roriland, J01 tonal Merrill, 1 orktown, Vn—Littlejohn A Chaae Frontier, Littlefield, Fortreaa Monroe-J B r isner. Sch Harriet Ful er. Hamilton, New York -John Lynch k Co. 8oSoClJ J#ru‘h* B»ker, Bnrberiek, Boeton-J Libby A B,r,,uo G W Hail, God Tree, from New York lor ?’ b*for!olr*P°r,>a wrecked ou tbe North inTiSi' <8® tona, ana built at Kobbiaalon lu ISod, aud owned in New York. DISASTERS. 8cb Owen Boarae, from New York for Boeton waa Lt“wm, ;e£V.*lkl‘,,d;* ‘•,4“d* niabt of tba'10th •me Thn »rtAd,,*Bce fo' CheerySeld. and loat bob atay. I ho Advaimo carried .war three • l°roanchor atock, and aplit foreanil. 8eh Trident. Kobinaon, troan dockland for Pbila <W».P“ *■**' »«w Bedford 12tb mat. for rapeira •be bnnug been run into by an unknown LrdT off Block lalnnd, had bend and biad%e«^7rUd forcnatle atoye In, and ia leaking bldly y’ DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCK'SO—Arprer togih iuat.abin Garb bnldi. Finery, New York. ’ p 04,1 NEW ORLEANS—Cld Mlb nit. br g lA.ran.a Whl ting. Philadelphia; Id, acb Zenaa SnowTsmitta Matanioraa • NORFOLK—Arktb.aoba Suaan, Bearae, Boaton 1 nion F lag, Thr inpeun Camden. BALTIMORE—Ar Uth, ahip Grey Eagle, Cntter, Rio Janeiro. Cld 11th, acha B W Merae. Gardiner, Teanlon; E p N.V'comb, hemp, Providence. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 10th, ahip More Caatle, Rom, Key Weat; briga Ellaworth. 1 Brl Lleafaegoa; rrenlon. Atherton, Caiaia; acha Jaita New# I, Cuab Ing, Portland; D B Donna, Knewlton, Port Royal bC; Eaprtaa, Elliot, Boaton. Cld IOth, brig Hampden. Snow, Port Spain; Ella Kecd, Jarman St nlago; acha Jaa Bliss Hatch cod *1 dm1*:. B°#t°“ : C Edk,‘ < W n?’ ni.P £c'OUB* Providence; Trade Fort land**11’ 8mC0: *BOBy A Bm,V. Croeby, for Ar Uth. barqae Iddo Kimball, Johnson, fm New Unease. w^w.*r Uwi*-u*-por* h°'41 sc-8“«. CM lIlh, brig Moaea Day, Stafford. Port Royal SC All tbe verneTa before reported at Delaware Break water, have railed. ^.LWRK-Ar i#th' *“P **«*>. Child. fFoan 2 acha D K Area. Wheeler. Ellia betbportfor Newbnryport; Adeline, Sprague. Hud •®* far Pembroke; D n aba, 8 toe a tag. fm Portland R 8 Hodgdou, Hall,Rockland ; Caiaia Packet, Haleb Norwich. Ar Uth. ahip Koebeater, Patten. fremNewport E; Erelya Ginn, Gian. Begun; Enterprise. Grin Eockfand"1**' **h Alb*rt Jemeaon, Irom Cld llth. ahipe E R Catling, Moloney, Liverpool; Sandmky. Linekln. for Briatol; barque Sol Wildea Wml. Philml.lphU; brig. U G IWry, (Br, CU.l": goa. Henrietta Hodgdon, Bermuda; 8 t Kennedy w l.iT'S4 Antelope, Morton, Gardiner ; Ida Morton, Bush Portland. Ar mo, u»r.|UM jovie sicholu. Nirholu. Huh Bi.lm; Milton. Fall, r, Banna: 8 W Holbrook, email Ulenluegoa; brig M hi Tbompeoa, Lanphnr. (tom Cardenu. Below, ahip Bnrpriee. Kanlett, from Manila Bid llth barquee J Weeley, Ellen Dyer; brlga Ira, Bearer, Rival. PROVIDENCE—Balow llth. brig C Mattbawe Matthewi, Sagua: reh Mora. Chadwick. Calaje Ar llth, Khj Yankee Blade, Coombe.Georgetown j Hannah, Wall, do; llth. Mora. Chadwiek,aad Aaa. Crabtree. Cal air; Richmond, Pilcher. Bancor RivfrTor'N^Yom^' "* ro?r. ?ohr-krM:^.^#jh.»,r Hard. Bnow. Rockland for do, Leader. Allan do for do; Almira. Homer. Bangor for N'aw Uaraa; Foraat Conary, Fall Hirer for New York; GranriUe. Mer Jw do; Urn France!, Uiggiae. DU leland for Wuhingtoa. Bid 10th, Mb Eliaabeth, Grover, (from Provideowl for New York. NEW BLDFORD-Ar llth, eek Paloe. Moon, fta OUlllT&fi. Ar llth. brig Nellie Ilewett, Booklla, Rockland - •ehe Arabella, Frlebic, Baagor; Hepiibah. Laat do’ Cld llth, ahip Elizabeth, Steteoa.New York. Bid llth, reh Belle Jordan. Gouldeboro HOLMES'S HOLE—Ar 1th. ache Valhela Lord Ellrabotbport for Boaton. Byraatiam. Small, do for UalloweirTWm Arthur, Hukall. do for Portland Antelope. Wood, New York for Gardiner. Ar llth brig Manliva. Norton. Boaton for Phila delphia; Mbs Sarah McDonald, York, Baltimore for Boetoa; Pearl, Gill, fra Philadelphia lor Biddeford Sami Nuh, I kompeoa, Eliaabethport for Salem- M P Cubing. Brigae, Boaton for New York; Cardan Nuh. MuqauhNS for do. Palu, Moea. Sal lima for New Bedford; Arabella, Friihie. Bangor fordo Drian. Hart, for do for Btoaiagton; Julia Elizabeth Merrill. Calale for Wuhingtoa. BOSTON—Ar llth, tehi Laroy, Clark, aad Eiin Ellen. Duvall, Calaia; Magnolia. C aad age, aad T B Hodgmma. Prince. Bangor; Ada 8 Wiewell. Clem ente, and San. Gray, do; Perm, Creamer. Waldo boro; Merom. Chaae, Aagula; Cora, Polled, from Damariocoita: Meeeeager, Snow. Bath: Wm Pena Carrie, kenuehuak Cld llth. barquee Lemuel, Friend. Glace Bay CB Weetera Pea, Harding, do; T Cubing, Amen lie tee : Scotland. Smalley. Wuhingtoa . acha J Peine, Mayo, do; J Me Adam, Pearaoa. calaia; Olio,Gould’, Keuneboak. Ar lMh, brig Monte Chrieto. Bickford.Pert Pram ■chi Cethariae B< a|. Hukall. Phlladelpkla: Billow Warn. Addiaon; Flereo. Hall, Breoklia; Peanlaaah A Joeephine. Higgiu, Eden. Faaay Km. a ad lev do; Iloneer, Haakell. Milibridge: Waterloo,Bnrith and Lady Ellen, Poland. Bangor; Oeeaaica. New’ hirt. Waldoboro; J P Merrlam, Clark. Bel tarn Ab by Gale. McDonald. Belfoet: Star, Coaeiae Phlne barg. Ar lkth. barqae Evelyn, Patteraoa, PhOadaJnkia briga shibboleth, Hlg.ina, do; Crauie, Coombe. and Tiiad. Mitchell, do; Harp. Any. do; ache Martha Nlckala. Small; AleH, late.; Pearl. Brown “ qnizer. Wataoa. aad Wm R Gean. Parker. Phlladel W.*»:. H L’artiv, Hukall,and Young Tearer,Norton, Elizabeth port; Fur Brutberz. Rich. Muhlu Tilt Small. Pembroke; Content. Uha'e. Blnehill Ore gen. Miller. Sullivan; Forreeter. Rem>ek.TlU worth: Hnntrem, < lark, Dennyaville: Lacy Jaae. sparling' Baagor; Moecow, Dwyer,; Eliza Helen Foavett Brutal ' Cld 13th, barqae Thoa Whitney (Bn Kelley, Loa doa; brig J l'oliedo.(Br) Marwick. loed for Caba: aeh A E Willard. Cealay, Baagor Bid llth. barqae la am Rune; brig Eliza. Surf BALEM-Aruth. ache Adru»o..<un£vB.ngor; C W Dexter. Butman, Aoguz a; 13th, Jaae Wood bery. Cottrell. Belfoet; Gea Meade.; Uighlaader, Willixma. and Tarry Net. Cottrell Bel gor: Elizabeth. Jamee. Gar iner. DAN VER*-ArSlh. acha J BMyart, Smith, from 1 Baagor; 10th. Pearl. Thayer. Rockland NEW BURY PORT-Ar llth. Mho Califoraia,Tura Raekluldr***'U r‘°“' , A«f-Tau. Sid llth. brig Tang cr. Sawyer. Baagor; 13th, Dr I Rogrra. Langley. Philadelphia. * ! _,fOaTSMOLTU —Ar Ith. aete Meaaeager, Hill, ■ aw «ora. VORRIQN PORTS. A» Rio Janeiro ISth alt, ahipa Ur ire Owen. Ollrer. •or Chlnchaa toon: Berk.blre. Poor, (tarda: Lan tern Star. Mealy, (from Cardiff) Mr do Sld Jtk alt. barquae Manage. Merrill. Hew Terk; HU. Lapwing. Kean, Baltimore. Aral Barbados JOih ult barqan Mayflower Loro Joy. Mew York; brig Kae ern Star. Ward, da. At do Kth ult, tblp J Montgomery. Hamilton.dug and other*. At Segualtet alt. barqne Coaquerer. Klekereoa, fcr Haw York 10 daye; brig V J King, ll.aae. Mr do to day*. ^ tiuebeo Sib luet, ibip Rieaii, Marpby. from rortiua, Ar at SI John HB Stb. chip Mary Rumell.ta Bath; barque Aron, from How York. I Per eteomahip Belgian, eff Cnpa Knee ) Ar fm Mew York Slat alt. Sea Breen, at Gibraltar. Ar An San Fret ciaeo llet nit. Raeeue at Lirerpool. Ship l uiou. Mr San Freneieoo, haa put bank, har ing beeaaehor*. SPOKEN. May ». W mil** N W aff the Torflagma, ahip Flora Southard, from Maw Orleaai f >r Boatoa .nr,aorl^dXnh^ a4 bn< NEW ADVERTI8EMENT& CUSTOM CLOTHING! N. S. GARDINER, 62 Middle 8t., 0pp. Post Office, la reelring weekly the LATEST and MOST ELEGANT STYLES —or— Preach, KaglUh aad Americas Doeaklaa, Coaalarere* aod Coatiaga, Which we are prepared to maaittaoturo Into Gar meat* not turpatted fry any is Sty It </ Os#, and workmanship, by any bouse in tbit City or Stals. MR. J. H. LARKIN, Attend* to the Catting of Gtrmeat* io this Establish - men £ whoee reputation ae a FnskionmUt, Tatty Cutter it well known ia Portland aad other cl tie*. We have on hand and are couetanly receiving all the different varieties of GENTLEMEN’S FURNISHING GOODS, Finally kept by thoae is the baeiueaa. Jane 14-<od4w «e»rge W. Ihrmb, GOLD <fc SILVER PLATER, 74 Middla Street, Portland, Me. ▲ share of patronage reepctfuliy solicited sad satisfaction given. Orders from tho oouatry promptly attended to. Addreee George W. Maaeon. 74 Middle street, Room No. 10, up stnlre, Portland, Mo. Juno 14—<13 m John kiatuas, Gl AS FITTER, —AUO— Dealer in Ou Fixturest And GasA Kerosene Cooking Apparatus. The pablie are invited to rnnise sad test three tear iiweutious, which are highly recommended fur u miner use NO to UNION STEMST. Portland. June 14 — eod3a Rare Chance! FEMALE AGENTS WANTED rO travel in all part, of tha gta'e la a pleaaaat and mona,-nankin, buainaaa. Active ageataana ■aka from S3 to t& per da,. Wo will .and aamplaa I nth initruetiuaa, oa tha racalptoflgaaata Plaaaa ddreea 8 11 CL'IT IK (i A CO, 1 229 Coagreu street, Portland. • Janalt—dlw ^ For Sale, , J rBE Stock and Fixture, ot u Brat clan l'roviaioa ' c Store, now doing u good hue ueee. told only on . t Mount of the III bealtu of tho proprietor. Addreee • W." Box 1928, Portland P. U—dtw NBW ADVERTI8BMENTS. UNI O NT Mutual Life Insurance Co INCORPORAT ED by the STATE OF MAINE Ck trier Perpetual. Organized, mg DIRECTOR’S OFFICE, 68 Slate Street, .... Hoe ton. Mass. Pretidenl-UEXR Y CROCKKlt .tice-Preeident—DARIEL SHARP Secretary—Hr It HliLMSTER H. a. wllsoy. General Manager of Jgeuciee in the Xew England statee. Settle, 31,t December, 1M8, 41 Loteet Paid to date, 9730,060.041 Dividend Paid ie Cash to date, 9340,099.09 f|lHIS Company offers peculiar advantages toper JL tone intending to insure their lives, in its saiety and stability, acquired iu iu lourueu tears'expert enee; in its ease s, which, (without its capital ol tllij.OOO.lamounts to over three-quarters of a million ol dollars, being more thau two hundred thousand dollars iu excess or its liabilities tor the reinsurance or all out-standing risis, In toe facilities presented la Its aocemmodating s> stem of payments of premi ums ; in the large number, diversified conditions and occupations, various ages and localities of lives In i anted, giving the largest requisite scope for tbe ooe radon or the laws of average mortality, and tbe in, Jo the Insured for tbe benedta there ofproatq the annua/ apportloa I hmr,nJf •»' «>•» past fourteen years * l ,S? yor,9 P*T&*1 or the piemlumi paid. Polioies are issued upon all the plats usual with - XJCa lasaranee Comp mica, and at a, low rates aa la consistent with a view to equity and JolTeMv Parties desiring Agenele? Infown. wher.tL com : pa ay have aoae, and tho-e wishing Traveling Agen. "‘--Dhl-tbs'c- England Bin* £*w?l,‘Yp^w O. U. WILSON, 61 Bute St-eet. Boston giving such rererente, or information as to av present and past business,as wi tenable him to io'rm Judg , meat ia regard thereto Juoel4d!m * V. 8. Marshal’* Notice, Ubitbd Statbs oe Ambbioa, I Dhtxict or Maibk, ea. J PURSUANT to monitions from the Ilea. Ashur Ware, Judge of the United States Dwtrlet Court within and lor the District of Maine, I hereby give public notice tbat the foliowing Libelsand lnforma tioae have been lied in said Court. via“ A Libel against Twxbtv Boltb or AaanOATa Dock, 818 taboo; abd Tan IIAir f naan las 411 LBS XXT Aa Information against Two Hobdubd abd Six : TT-aiuHT Thousand Civau An Information again, Six Casks or Bxawot abb Tan Tboosaxd cioass. Ku lnfomoitum against Sevan Casks i-onFAix ina ruinn-nvi Ihulsabo Ciuaxs, and Fooa I ' *A*Tii2"TA.'",J?Tw*l,TY tRooBAan Cioabb. a A «r<< agnln.i|i naan < Anna conrAtaino Tain I J*-«iaa laooaAao Oxb Uusdskd axd Fiftt Til'lr®* w*re for breaches of tbo Itm o< 1 *b» United Stntee. nod ii more portico erly net font. U ooid Li bole ond Intormatioo.; that a hearingYud : trtol will bo hod tborcoo ot Aasyor, in said District so tbo toartk Tart,lag of Jam carrral, where one persons Interstice therein may appear, and (hoi aaaaa. if any can be shown, wherefore tba soma snwsld not be decreed forfeit and diapotodofoecord >D| to law. Dated at rortland this fourteenth day or Jaae, A. r. a. guinby, U. 8. Denary Marshal Dint, of Mala# Jana It—dltt For Bangor. SCH. Kate Aubrey. Jacobs master, trill lure im mediate dispatch. t or freight or passage tnnis to the master on board, at tba head nilLoaVVh«f or to D. I. efiAM, * Jana It —dtf AT A Cocnx op Pxobatb held at l'ortlaod within nod tor tha County of Cumberland. on tbo Ini DTuesday of June, iu the year of oar Lord eighteen hundred and sixty-four, KBOKAU LEACH, named executrix ix'acer '»•» Inatrument purporting to be tbe loot Will ®» Henry Lexcb, late of Raymond. I sold County, deceased. baying preeeated the rsu for Ere.bate It was Orders f. That tbe said Executrix giro notice to oil persons Interested, by eaosing notice to be published three weeks successively in tbe Maine State frees, printed at Portland, that they may ap pear at a Probate Court to be held at said Portland on the first Tuesday of July next, at ton ot theelock In tbe rorenooo.axd show cattaotraay they boro, wbytlio said Instrument should not bo pro? o I. approved, nod allowed, at tbs lost Wi I and Tes tament of told deceased. JOHN A. WATERMAN. Judge. A true copy, attest: Mwfiw* EUGENE HUMPHREY.Register. AT A CotUT or Poooatx held at Portland within and tor tbe Coonty of Cumberland, on the firm Tueoday of Juno, la tbe year of our Lard eigh two hundred ood sixty-four. A Bit* AIL 1>AV18. named Kvceufrix in a curtain Instrument purporting to bo tfce loot WUI nod ■ votomeut of John Davis, Into of Pre-port, in said Couoty, deceased. baring preeented tha —— ior It w<u Ordered. That the said Executrix glru notice tool! pereous Interested, by causing notice to be pnbliahed three weeks successively, In tbe Maine Stale Preae. printed at Portland, that they may ap pear at a Probata Coart to bo hold at said Portland on tba first Taeadty of July next, xt ten of the oloek in tbe forenoon, mnd show caste if any they have. Why tbe said instrument should not bo proved, approved, and sllowed, at the lost wUI and testament, or said deceased JOHN A. WATERMAN. Jadgo. A trno copy. Attest, Mwfiw* EUGENE HUMPHREY. Register. At t Court of Probate held at Portland, within and for tbe Connty of Cumberland, on the firet Taee day of Joan, in tbe year of our Lord eighteen hand red and sixty-four. JOANNA C Uli.L. widow of James C Hill, Itte of Bloomfield, in tbe eoauty or Somerset, form erly of Yarmouth to said county of Cumberland deceaoeo, boring presented her pe it on that ad m.uistruib u on the estme of said d-ceost Unity bo granted to Cyrus K. Sargent or said Yarmouth It teas Ordered That the sold Petitioner grve uotice to all persons interested, bv causing nodes to be published three weeks successively la the Maine State Preea, printed at Portland, that they may ap pear ata Probate Coart to be held at said Portland onthafirstToesdayof July uext, at tea of tbe clock in tbe forenoon, and show cause, it any they have why tba lame should not be granted. John a Waterman, Jadgo. A true copy, attest, «»«•• EUGENE HUMPHREY. Register. At a Court of Probote held at Portland, within and tortheCoaaty of Cumberland, oa tbo firet Tues day of Jure, la tba year of oar Lord tighten! bandred aod sixty-tour, PHEBE C_ SAWYER, widow of Ellio M. Sawyer, 'Ut« of Cxpo Klmbeth, in »old Coia’jr. dectu tat of the Personal Relate of which he dledpeseeae Ii mu Ordered, That the said Peli ionere else so tice to all persons interested, by musing notice to bn published three weeks successively in thn Heine »Ute Prees printed at Portland, that they aav ap pear at a Probata Coart to be held at said Portland on tho lrat Tuesday of Jaly next, at ton of tba clock in the forenoon, and show cause, ifaay they hare, why the same should uot be (ranted. JOHN A. WATERMAN. Judge. A trae copy, attest, Uw3W EUGENE HCMPl!RET, Register. At a Cottar or PannaTa held at Portlaad. withla and for the Couaty of Cumberland, on the iret Tueeday of Jana, in the year of our Lord eight een hundred and sixty-ltnr. HORATIO MIGHT. Administrator ofth# estate or Amos Right, late of Scarborough, la said Coaaty. decs'red basing presented bis lrat aad fi aal anconal of administration of raid estate tor pro bite: II mu Ordered, That the said Admlaistrator give no tice to all parsons interested, by causing notice to be Kblisbed three weeks successively lu the Maine Mata ess printed at Portland, that they may appear at a Probate < ourt to be held at said Portland, on tho drat Tuesday of July neat, at ten of tho clock la the forenoon, nod show cause If any they have, why the same should not be allows d JOUN A. WATERMAN.Judge. A true copy, attest, »w«w« ECGKNE HCMPHREY, Register AT a Codbt or PaoanTB held at Portland, within and for the County of Cumberland, on the first Tuesday of June, in the year or oar Lord eigh teen hundred and sixty-funr, SARAH CKES.-KY, Administratrix of tho to tal# of Joseph Cressey, Isle 01 Cor ham is said county, deceased, having presented her first account •f administration of raid rata o lor probata: II muOrdered. That tho said Administratrix glen notice to ail persons interested, by causing uolica ta be published three weeks, successively, in the Maine State Prees. printed at Portland. 'hat they may ap pear at a Probate Coart to be held at sold Portlaad. on tho first Tuesday of July next, at tan of tho elooa la tho forenoon, and slow cause, if any they hare why tho same should not be allowed. juhn a. waterman, judge. A trae copy, Attest. YAwfiw* EloKSEHCMPUBET. Register. At a Cottar or Pbobatb held at Portlaad. withla and for the Coaaty of Cumberland, oa the first Tuesday of Juno, in the rear | of oar| Lord eighteen hundred and sixty-four, SARAH G MOORE. Administratrix of the eettta of Jonathan Moore, lota uf Portland, in mid Coaatv. deceased, having presented her Petition lor 1 leans# to sell nod convey certain Real Estate of sa/1 UrCTHVU »• urw,TlU*u IU *MU I Cl I Kin , It was Ordered, That tba said Administratrix git* notice tu mil persona interested, by reusing aotica to bo published three weeks.suecetsivcly, In tbe Mai as Slats Press, priuted at Portlaud, ttiat they may ap pear at a Probate Court to be held at said Portland on the fleet Tuesday ol Jn y next, at tea of tba elock in tbe forenoon, end show cause, tfauy they have,why tbe tame should not be granted JOHN A. WATCHMAN, Judge. A true copy, Attest, M»3w« EUGENE HUMPHREY, Register. TUB subscriber hereby gives public notice to all oouoerned, that he has been duly appointed «ad taken upon himself the trust of Administrator ol tbe •mate of , _ JANE M M, late of Pertlend. In the county of Cumberland, deceased,by giving bond as tbe law directs; be there fore requests all persons who are indebted to the said deceaebd's eetateto make immediate payment; and those who have any demands thereon, to exhibit the tame for settlement to _ .. . . HENRY EOX. Portland. Juae T, lfltMwfords* rHE eubecriber hereby glres public aotiee to all ooucerned. that be has been dulv appointed and aken upon himself tbe trust of Administrator ol tbe ostate of STEPHEN LOW EL, ate of Portland, ia tbe county of Cumberland, leoeaeed, by giving bond as tbe law directs; be berefore requests eil persons w ho are indebted te he said deceased s estate to make immediate pay nent; and those who hare any d -mauds thereon, to exhibit the seme for settlement to CALEB UODSDON, of Gorham. Portland. Jane 7, 1864 wfos24« rHE subscriber hereby gives public notice to all concerned, that she has been duly appoiuted and eken upon berselfthe trust ul Admiaisttratrix Oftke •tale of JOUN B TAYLOR. tte ol Searboro', in the county of Cumberland, de sased, by giving bond as the law directs; she there in requests all persons who are indebted to tbe said •eeased’sestate, to make iaimediate payment; and lose who hare any demands therooa, to exhibit tbe une for settlement to MEHISABLE TAYLOB. Scarborough, June 7,.ISM, w3w»)*

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