Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, August 2, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated August 2, 1864 Page 2
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THE DAILY PRESS. PORTLAND, MAINE. --- Tuesday Morning, August 2, 1864. The circulation of the Daily Press is larger thin any other Daily paper in the State,and d iuble that of any other in Portland. SI,00 per year in advance. UT tttaJluii Matter all Fear l’a«f«. UNION NOMINATIONS. FOB PRESIDE,NT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OP ILLINOIS. FOB VICE-PRESIDENT, ANDREW JOHNSON, OP TENNESSEE. For Elector.. At Large—JOHN B. BROWN'. Portland, ABNERSTETSON',Damari»cotta. , l.t Mat.—BICHARD M. CHAPMAN, Biddeford. id Dint.—THOS. A.D FESSENDEN,Auburn. Ill, hint—JOHN N. SWAZEV.of Hurkanort FOB GOVERNOR, SAMUEL CONY1 OF AUGUSTA. For Hembera of Congreaa. 1st Dint.—JOHN LYNCH, of Portland. iW lJtitrict—SIDN E Y PERU AM, of Paris. 5th District—FREDERICK A. PIKE. Union Convention—Cumberland County. The unconditional Union voter* of Cumberland County are requeued to tend delegates to meet in Convention in the Senate Chamber NEW CITY HALL, Itf rOBTLaXD, On Thursday, August 18. 18G-4, At 10 o’clock in the forenoon, for the pnrpoee ul nominating candidate# for hoes .SaSAToae, gsaairr, CoDaTY TAKASCKKR, KaoieTaa or Probate, Col* y ty CoMMieeioBBR. Also to select a County Committee fur the ensuing year Each city and town will te entitled to send one delega e. and an additional delegste for every To votes cs*t lor liov. Cony In 1*03. A majority free tion will entitle a city or town to an additional dele gate. Each city and town will be entitled to delegate as iouowa, viz: lUldwriu Hr id* ton Brunswick Cape Elizabeth Casco Cumberland Falmouth Freeport Gorham Gray Harps well Harrleou Naples 8 North Yarmouth 3 6 New Gloucester 4 7 OtUlleld 8 6 ForLaud * bC 2 Powual 3 3 Raymond 8 4 bttMdish 4 6 Scarborough 8 6 behago 2 8 Westbrook 8 8 Wind bain 0 3 Yarmouth 4 8 The Committee will bo iu tession at the Hall, Au gust lUb, at 8 o'clock A. M. The Chairmen of the fieverai town committees aie requested to foi ward the names of their delegates to the Chairman of the county Committee, as soon as they may be chosen. Lewis B. Smith, Portland, Chairman. Lore Brown, Kichaud M. Webb, County Daniel Elliot, Ho ratio mioqt. Committee. iiEOROS WaIIREB, Portland, Aug. 1,1864. dtd The War and Slavery. There is au old Latin maxim which men sometimes lose sight of, especially when the opinions of others are the subject of conversa tion. The maxim is this, tempora mulantur. et no» mutamur inilll*. In plain English, “The times are changed and we are chauged with them.” That there is much sound phi losophy embodied in this saying there can be no question, and yet, when meji iu high official positions change their opinions or modify them in accordance with the change of circumstan ces, however honest and necessary those changes and modifications may be, the philos ophy of this maxim is forgotten, and those whose opinions must and ought to yield to the pressure of circumstances, are censured and represented as inconsistent. The man who never changes his opinions iu this changing and progressive world, and es pecially In this remarkable age, must be hope lessly opinionated and very wise in his own conceit. He who changes or modifies his opin ions can generally say with truth, “I am wiser to-day than I was yesterday.” And this too iu the humbler walks of life. But what shall we say of him who occupies a high and com manding position and upou whose opinions the life of a nation may, iu a certain degree, de pend ? Shall a man thus situated never chauge, but always remain wilful aud stubborn,how ever much circumstauces and conditions change, lest his enemies call him inconstant, weak and vacillating? He must indeed be a weak statesman and embecile ruler who does not watch the signs of the times and shape his course accordingly. The attack on the President of the United States for changing his opinion, made by cop perhead journals all over the country has led us to make the above genera) remarks. It is well known to all who have studied the histo tj or eveuts during the past three years that the President has been driven by force ol cir cumstances over which he had no control, to modify, change and suit his opinions and ac tions to the exigencies of the times. Being honest himself aud looking to the great inter ests of the country which a loyal people had placed under his care aud custody, be did not believe there could be so much wickeduess, desperation and power in the traitor leaders of the South as they have siuce manifested. Thus believing, he did every thing iu his pow er to placate the South, to show the people that all he desired was that the ret>els might lay down their arms and the Union be restor ed, Matu quo ante bellum. It was “on that line” he wished to prosecute the war, and he repeatedly told them so, but bow did the reb el leaders receive it? Did they listen to his expressed designs aud wishes aud drop their uplifted arms against the Government? Not at all, but on the contrary, they nerved them more strongly for the battle, and said in lan guage that could not be misunderstood, “We wish to be let alone—we desire no more union with those who advocate free labor—we want aseparate and distinct confederacy whose corn er stone is slavery—wc want an aristocratic government which ignores and repudiates the free labor system, and we mean to have It however much blood or treasure It may cost. If we can have such a government peacably it it is well, if not, wc will seek it at the point of the bayonet aud at the mouth of the cannon. Such was the language of the traitors in the beginning of the war, and such it has been ever since down to the present moment. But the President was slow to believe that sucli was their determination, such their des peration. He could not believe men could be so demented, so lost to all patriotic feelings and emotions, so bliud to the beauty and glo ry of the “Star Spangled Banner’’ that had won the respect aud admiration of all civiliz ed nations, as to attempt to carry such threats into execution. If the President erred at all, Uis error was on the side ot charity, virtue and humanity, and he continued to hold out to the rebels offers of peace upon the simple condi tion of laying down their arms and obeying the Constitution and laws of the country. But no! they would not hear him, or if they did, they would not accept such offers of peace. They continued to swear louder aud louder everyday that the Uniou should be broken up.aud a separate aud independent government established for themselves whose corner stone must be human bondage. For such purposes did they wage this war upon the Federal Gov ernment, aud for such purposes do they con tinue to carry it on. These are solemn, stub born facts aud will be so recorded on the page of history. They caunot be winked out of the sight of an intelligent and loyal people, and in spite ol ‘.he hissings of all the copperheads in the couutry, the people will hear the truth aud abide by it. The President has said, if the Union could be saved by saving slavery, theu he would save slavery; if it could be saved by de stroying slavery, theu slavery should be de stsoyed; aud he meant precisely what he said. We all know that he has always been anxious to save the Union aud bring back the Slates into it, with all their isws aud institu tions. This doclriue he preached in public speeches and documents and iu private let ters, until he had no audience in the South, or if there were any there who desired to hear him, they dared not show themselves, so oppressed were they by tile military despot ism of Jeff Davis and his minions. Now let the stubborn fact be proclaimed to these croakers about “abolition war,” and to all Copperheads who have set up the cry of peace in the land, that the President of the United States has “changed his opinion,” and been compelled by force of circumstances reluctantly to change it. lie once believed he could save both {slavery aud the Union, 1 but he is now forced to believe tiiat the Un ion can only be saved ou the condition that slavery must be destroyed. Aud what rea sonable, intelligent man will censure the President for such a change of opinion? ' Have not the slaveholders themselves demon strated to us that we cauuot live in peace while slavery continues? They have often told us so, aud surely we have no teason to , disbelieve them. The fact stands out in bold relief. • And the question here conies up, “Is not the Union worth iulinitely more than slav ery?” This is the question which the loyal I people are called upon to meet, and meet it ) they must, face to face. no dodging here aud now. Tbe issue is made up and the slaveholders themselves have made it. The past thirty years have taught us that we cau 1 not have peace aud uuion while slavery ex ists, and if wa have not learned the lesson, the fault is our own, and not the events that have transpired. Slavery is repugnant to re publican institutions, and in the very nature of things, it must always be so. We are willing to go before the people on such an issue, if the Democratic party dare , present it. Let them show us tbe tact that the leaders ol the rebels are anxious for peace, but the Information must come from a higher source than a bogus meeting at Niag ara Falls. Let them show usTbat Jeff Davis, his cabinet aml.the editors of the rebel jour nals have swallowed their own words, and now ask for peace, and we will stop to con sider such information and ponder upon it well. The truth is, and it cannot be disguis ed. these rebel leaders have put themselves on record, limes without number, aud this record plainly shows that they commenced the war upon the Government in the interests of slavery, aud for the express purpose of galuing and establishing a confederacy sepa , rate aud distinct from tbe Union. Such was their doctrine in the beginning of tbe war, aud such it is today, and the inge nuity and adroitness of tbe Copperheads in this country, from Vallaudigham down to the Editor of the Argus, cauuot blot'out tbat record. It stands an open book to be read of all men who feet any disbosition to turn over its leaves aud uote the coutents. Then why this false cry of peace, when the rebels say, with an emphasis that cannot be mistak , en,“we will have no peace that stops short of destioying the Union, and establishing an iu . dependant Confederacy, whose chief cornel stone is negro slavery!" Now, croakers and copperheads, show your hands, and no longer attempt to deceive the people, if you are In favor of such a confederacy, say so in so ma ny words; if not, buckle on your armor, rally under the folds of the old ffag, aud help crush out this enrsed rebellion. New Ground of Hope. There have always been local and individu al tests of grace and salvation, superadded to that of Bible or Church organization,—little private airangements for peopling heaven with our special friends, and leaving out ev erybody else. Thus, In Northampton, a gen eration ago, salvation was only earned by membership in the first church, a little slock iu the old bank, and a liberal slice—say half a-dozen acres—of “meadow land.” But of all the restrictions of our day, we have seen nothing tbat puts a fluer point upou it, so to speak, than Rev. Geo. Edis, of Charlestown, did in a speech over the dead body of the venerable Josiah Quincy: “ Dying iu Quincy, receiving funeral hooois in Boston, borue to his grave through Cam | bridge, and resting now ou the slope of Har vard Hill, in Mount Auburn, we may share Ids own strong hope of immortality, and be UP uic is »UUI1UIU Ujr BUIUClUllI^ UCl* ; ter than a sleep.” This is extraordinarily exclusive, indeed.— | The heavenly choir will have to be a quar tette, if thus made up,—for it is easier to be ■ struck by lightning than for these four condi tions to accompany a man's life and death and burial. Couldn't Dr. Ellis put an if in some where?—[Springfield Itepubiican. Bowdoin College. The Anniversary festivities at Bowdoin College this week, are as follows: To-day.—Exercises before the Literary So cieties at 3 o'clock, 1’. M. Oration by Walter Wells, Esq., of Portlaud. Poem by liev. Eli jah Kellogg, of Boston. In the evening. Concert by the Germania , Band, of Boston, to commence at 8 o'clock. Tomorrow.—Exercise* of the Graduating Class, to commence at 10 1-2 o'clock, A. M. Thwtday'—Annual Meeting of the Phi Be a Kappa Fraternity at 8 o'clock, A. M. Annual Meeting of the Maine Historical Society at 8 o’clock, A. M. Alumni at 10 12 oclock, A. M. Obituary Notices and Addresses. Class Day exercises will commence at the Church at 1 12 o’clock, P. M.,aud will con sist of an Oration and Poem. Alter these ex ercises, the members will meet around the Old Oak Tree, when the Class Chronicle* and Prophecies will be read, and parting ad Jresaes made. A Political Popinjay Posted. Edward Bliss, Commissioner of emigration for Colorado, in New York, publishes a card to relieve that territory of all connection witli “Colorado Jewett.” He says he was a laugh ing-stock fur the two or three mouths he spent in tlie territory, aud that the fear of tar and feathers on account of some questionable busi ness matters prevents his returning. He free ly denounces Jewett as a confidence man and swindler, an arrant humbug and gross impos tor. This will rather elevate Jewett in popu lar estimation, for lie lias been considered a mere fool. What will Napoleon say to these assaults on his intimate friend ? “ Can anybody tell where the Press stands on the “water question?”—[Argus, If you had more water and less liquor on board, so that you could “stand” at ail, per haps you wouldn’t ne«d to ask such a question. i Capture of a Line of Bebel works. The following accouut of the gallant action . of Hancock’s Corps at Deep Bottom is given 1 by the correspondent of the New York Her ald, who dates on the 27ih July ultimo: i “A portion ofthe troops iu the Army of the Potomac, uuder the immediate commaud oi Major General Hancock having quickly crossed irom the south to the northern bank of the James river, drove the euemy Irom a strong line of iotreuchineuts this morning anu captured four pieces of artillery. The forces forming the expedition moved yesterday afternoon. Marching all night the commaud crossed the Appomattox ou the pontoon bridges at Point ol Kocks and the place called Broadway, aud crossed the James on the bridges uear Deep Bottom. Tire movement was executed secretly aud sileutly; aud iu fourteen hours from the time- of start ing the commaud had marched about twenty miles, crossed two rivers and captured a line of works, with its artillery, Irom the enemy. Having ejected a lodgement on the norm hank of the James, where, however, a force uuder Geueral Poster had becu already station ed, General Hancock's commaud lorined in the open llelds, near the border of the river. The euemy occupied a fortiiied position along a road ruuuiug mostly ou the edge ol an ex tensive piece ol timber, and at that point near ly parallel with the river. After our troops had formed on the open ] plaiu, a slroug skirmish line was thrown tor ! ward, aud it soon came iu contact with the I enemy. The consrqueuco was that, with our skir j miohers from other brigades advauciug at ! other points, the enemy was compelled to abandon that fortified position, leaving four 20-pounder Purrott guns, with limbers, two caissons hilled with ammunition, aud a small number of prisoners iu the hands of Col. Lynch. Alter the euemy had been driven from that first position he retired to a commanding i crest about a mile behind. That point is about three miles irom Malvern Hill. Be couuoitetiug parties soon ascertained the iact that tlie naturally formidable defensive posi tion of the crest was being reudcred strong er still by the euemy, whose reserves were busy completing iuirenclunents which had Jueeu previously commenced, prom in ti trnmt.inn 1 lien in nnr liossession it was bcliev cd that the force of the enemy iu our itnuiedi i ate front consi-ted ol Kershaw's division and an additional brigade of inlautry, with a con siderable force of cavalry, which appeared on our right. Reinforcements, too, were ra pidly arriving by railroad, twenty-nine car loads full hav ing passed up from Petersburg during this afternoon. < >ur skirmishers were cautiously sent forward until they came in contact with those ol the enemy in the fields which spread out from the foot of that com manding crest. A portion of General Harlow’s infantry division pushed forward for tue purpose of de veloping the left ol the euemy’s line, ami had a handsome and successful little skirmish. With the same object in view a portion of ! our cavalry, which is under command of Gen eral Sheridan, advguced ou the Malvern Hill aud New Market road, aud ou the right of ! the iufantry, dashed in w ith the sabre, pushed in the lett ol the euemy,s line and captured a small number of prisoners. About three weeks ago, when Gen. Han cock resumed command of his corps, after a temporary absence, during which time it lost four guns and with them a portion of the prestige inseparably associated With its name, he issued an order to his troops, iu which he told them that when they met the enemy again he would expect them to fully redeem i what they hail lost. It is au lull-resting co I incidence that this morning, the first occasion I on which they had met the enemy since, they | captured tour guus of heavier calibre than I those which they lied lost.ttnil more tliau re established their honorable name. I’pon re I ceiving the announcement of the capture of , the guus this morning, Gen. Meade immedi ately dispatched these brief cougratuiatory j Hues > ilr;Ao*fr y hteks Army Potomac* I July 27,9 A.M. ( General Hancock: Your dispatch of twenty minute* past seven, received. I congratulate you and your gailaut corps on your success, aud trust it will be continued. Gkokok G. Ukaj>c, Maj. Gen.. During the evening our lines ha*« been wall established in accordauce with Gen. Grant's design and the object of our opera tions, which must be left lo future develope rnents to disclose. The following is a list of the casualties ip the l iik Maine regiment, which bore a prom inent part in the capture of a line of rebel works above described: Capt FW Wiswell, leg, slightly; Carp I.a 1 cassard Sassell, E, belly, do.; Corp Horace 8 Mills, G, head, do; C'orp Kenny 0 Lowell, E, face, do; Jaiu»« R Ash, C, face and breast, severely; Jas N Leighton, C, leg and lung, | mortally ; John U Patkcr, 0, fare aud back* I severely; Geo H Robinson. C, hip. slightly ; ' Muses M Burse, E. killed; Horace II Burse, side and right arm amputated; Geo A Beals, | E, right hip, severely : Parker W Leach, E, ! forearm,do; Kobt H Nepali, E, knee, slight ly; Archibald Taggard, G, facp and neck, j mortally ; Charles \V Royal, G. *rm, slightly; i Everett H Small, G, shoulder, do; Simon Wood, G, do, do: Frank Johnson,G,arm, do; | Samuel U Morton, U, hip. do; Cluu Douglas, G, head, do; Joseph Meaner, |J, leg, do; John I Finnegan, I, leg, do; Charlea H Corson, I, J leg, do. — Dramatic and Musical Gossip. A Mile. Silly is making her mark at an act ress on London boards. Mile. Lovely is the name of a new opera singer. It is said that their names fit them well. Charles Kesn made £11,000 during a tweu ty-six weeks professional lour in Autlralia. Clara Louise Kellogg U rusticating iu New Hartford, the guest of Kdwiu Carter, Esij A great choral festival of five thousand voices wo* held at the Ckrysl&l Palace, Lon dou, on Wedueaday, Juue 15. In no part of the world has so large a choir been brought together under one conductor. The musical scale of nature is still the sub ject of eager discussiou. The Chinese and old Gaels bad a scale consisting of five tones derived from each other by a succession of perfect fifths. Compared with our modern scale, it wants the fourth aud seventh, aud is : tuejmost usual scale of Ihe Scotch airs. The first chime of bells was made iu Alast, In the Netherlands, in 14S7. The celebrated chimes of the cathedral of Erfut, Prussia, wore , put up soon afterwards. The largest of the 1 bells in this set is 13 feet high and 34 feet iu circumference. Among the sensations of the season, it is oracularly whispered, will he the first appear- - ance of an amateur lady vocalist who moves in very fashonable circle*, who is very rich, who is a pupil of Abella, who possesses a high 1 •oprauo voice, aud who is competent to take rauk at once as a first class prima donna. Another American youug lady residing in New York, ii preparing for the operatic stage, > expecting to appear this tall in Iruvalore.— ! She is a pupil of Barlll. It may he casually added that oue-half of the youug ladies now studying music iu New York, have dim vis ions of emulating Gris), Sontag, Bosio, La ; Grange aud Medori. A monster concert (estival was given lately at Dusseldorf, to celebrate German victories over Denmark, in which music was “colored" by caunon-flring, (ireworks, d-c. Tweuty new Freuch operas will he given tills season at Baden—lour of them having been expressly written for that place. Jaell, the pianist, is in London, playing at concerts. The Porle-Saint Martin theatre at Paris, for merly devoted to melodramas and sensational pieces,is about to be changed to a lyric theatre, at which both tragic aud comic operas will he given. This will make live opera houses— Graud Opera, Opera Comique, Theatre Lyri- j que, Lei Ilalieus, aud l’orte-Saiut Martin—in Paris. Mazzoleni and his opera troupe had, at last accounts, arrived at Vera Cruz, on their way to Mexico. Caroline Bichings has been singing iu Ital ian opera iu San Francisco, with the Blanch! troupe. A choral festival has lately bceu given in Barcelona, Spain, in which two thousand cho. rus singers aud an orchestra of three hundred players, took part. Medori, the prima donna, notwithstanding her intended marriage with a New York law yer, does not intend leaving the stage. It is announced that site has been engaged for the Tealro Ucgio at Turin, for the season 1804-05. i The compositions of Gouuod and Meyerbeer are Cow all the rage, while Donizetti, Bellini, Kosini, and even Verdi, are suffering an eclipse; hut the obscuration is only partial and will soon pass off. The melodies ol Belli ni will never die out until an an entire change is wrought in human nature. Mexico and Maximilian. The Kmperor Maximilian has not met that warm aud enthusiastic reception from the Mexican poopie that he expected, or that his master, Louis Napoleon, promised him. If he has received cordial greetings trom any source, or it auy {flowers have been showered upon him or his wife, they have generally come from French men and women. The Independence llelr/e says that Max imilian and ills beautiful wife were teceivtd with the utmost cooluess aud indifference, aud that the young Empress was so much dis appointed that she burst into tears. We are sorry to hear of such tears, hut must believe the account, for this paper would not4»e likely tosay anything ill-natured of her majesty, as she is tiic daughter of the King of the Belgi ans. The truth is, this couple have a hard row to hoe in Mexico, and the young and ambitious Emperor will yet have a long account to set tle with Louis Napoleon, who has sent him to this country to rule over a people entire stran gers to him. Maximilian has made some flowery speeches and many fair promises to the people. He has thus far acted well the role assigned him by the French manager ol this great political farce, but after all, the Mexicans seem to be slow in appreciating the performance. The Emperor has taken up his residence in Chepultapec, distant some five milis from the capital. This spot was somewhat celebrated in our war with the Mexicans, aud the name was once quite familiar to American ears, lu uiuer iv insiru iuc uuwu mure uruiiy upon liis brow, tlie Emperor lias sent invitations to President Juarez and tlie other leading Lib eral Chiefs, to come to tbe city of Mexico, and there consult together ou a plan for the resto ration of the peace of the country aud tbe firm establishment of the empire, guarantee ing them full protection aud salety. It is said that they all have refused to hold any communication, except by arms, with “ t/.e aycnt of Napoleon.” The rumor that Gen. Uraga, who commands the Liberal army of the centre, had given in his adhesion to the Emperor, iiad not been confirmed up to tbe latest date. There is probably no truth in it. Several ministers, representing the new em pire, have been appointed by the Emperor and seut to their destinations, but no minister has yet been sent to this country. The Eevenue Gutter Mahoning. The New York Tribune says, “The name of Lieut. David Kitchie* of the revenue service, will be identified with the history of the war. When the rebellion broke out, be was in New Orleans, attached to the revenue-cutter Mc Cleiian. Tbe traitors there desired and ex pected to seize aud convert her to their own purposes. Lieut. Kitchie was aware of their designs, aud determined to fiustrate them.— The vessel lay at the levee. Gen. Dix was then acting as Secretary of the Treasury.— iloweli Cobb bad abaiidoued bis post, and fled to Secessia. Gen. Dix bad telegraphed to tbe commandant of New Orleans an order to shoot dowu the first man who attempted to lower tije Stars and Stripes upou any build ing or vessel under control »f the Department of the Treasury. That order has become en grafted upon the history of tbe rebellion, aud photograph Copies ol the original are now among Jht' mementoes ol the times. When New Orleans was aiumst wholly in the pos session ol' traitors, and by overwhelming force the cutter was seized, Lieut. Kitchie secured H»c pojors, wrapped them around his body, and, leapiug Into'If' Mississippi, swam with them to the shore. The traitors.set the cutter on fire.aud seut her adrift. She was entirely destroyed, but the coiora were never taken. Lieut Kitchie evaded the lebeL, and succeeded jn reaching Washington. The tidings of his exploits had preceded him. The Secretary of the Treas ury appointed him to a tleutenantcy ol the new steam revenue putter Mahoning, built iu Philadelphia, at tbe yard of Mr. John W. Lynn. Capt. Webster was placed in com mand. There Was a good deal of rivalry among tbe revenue ortlaert to secure this vessel, lor of the six ordered by the Treasury Depart ment but oue was built iu this port; and among the naval authorities it is well known that Philadelphia shipwrights take tbe lead of aliothers in the Union. The Mahoning is now in Portland, Maine. She was ordered there, as the choicest vessel ol the fleet, by Secretary Fessenden. She is the flag-ship of tlie squadron. An Institute of Instruction. To the Editor of the Press. Allow me to call the attention of teachers and the public, to the meeting of tbe Ameri can Institute of Instruction, whose annual meeting is to be held iu this city on tbe llilb, 17th aud 18th of August. This Association includes iu its member ship many of the ablest educators of New England, and its meetings have been, ordina rily, of great Interest, not merely to profes sional teachers, but to all persous Interested in public education. Arrangements have been made with the leading rail roads in New Englaud aud the West, for reduced fares. Of tbe Maine road.-, arrangements have been made with the Me. Central, the Androscoggin, the York aud Cumberland, the P. S. & P. and will probably be effected with all the rest, for free return tickets. On tlie 10th of August, tbe National Teacltera’ Association will meet at Ogdeus burg, N. Y., near tbe line of the Grand Trunk,—fare from Boston and return, $12,00. Both of these associations are Important educational organizations. Teachers aud oili era who Uesne to combiue a bleasaut excur sion w ith a pioii table series of lectures and discussious, will And the way open to accom plish Uieir object, by attending the sessions of either, E. P. Weston. For the rrett. The National Past. It is to be earnestly hoped that Thursday next, the day appointed by the President to be kept as a day throughout the Union, asoue of humiliation, lasting, and pray er, will be ob served as such, in reality, as well a9 in out ward form. If there ever was occasion by any nation having the Bible in tbeir hands lor such an Observance, surely the present crisis of our war with the rebellion, demands it—and we hope that our community will not be satislled w ith a public service or services in our res pective places ol woi ship, but tiiat every re flecting individual, whether a member of a church or otherwise, will consider there are private personal duties also to be performed if we mean cither to comply with the require ments enjoined,or so to conciliate the Almighty Kuler cf our nation who is now dealing w ith us for our sins, tfiat He can, consistently with his attributes us a righteous God, giant us speedy success in subduing the rebellion. In Uie results, if it prove tlist such obser vance is not extensive enough throughout the land to procure the blessing, the conscience of each iudividiial so complying with the spir it of the proclamation, will be discharged from bis share of the responsibility, A Daiuxs Adventure.—Last week two young men, Mr. Bobert Welch and a guards man named Jones connected with the lookout here, started from Prescott in a common skid lor Montreal, their intention being to descend all the rapids in their frail boat. They ac tually accomplished the hazardous feat, the Montreal papers having announced their safe arrival at that city. [Prescott Canada Tele graph. _—> _ ' olilOlSAL Ay'f , SELECTED. lyThc preBmimtr y steps are bciag takcu to build a horse railror j jn Lawrence, Mass. S3T It is said Go' J. Fremont is about to aban don the Fremont movement as a forlorn hope. jyThe mills -at Machine are all shut down for waut of water. , A company of 100 men has been organized ' ' in Eastport for home protection. ST'Iacob R&ssull will probably succeed Me- j Cisco, as Sub-Treasury Agent in New York. fy A military definition of a kiss—A report ' at headquarters.—{Home Journal. ;y The season has been good for brick-making ! | —no rain, plenty of hot sun. and fresh breeze. ! J3TThe liell and fixture* on liarpswell Acade- 1 my have been stolen, anil reward is offered 1 for their recovery. *y ihe Prize Declamation of the Junior class at Bowdoin College, came off last evening, at Rev. Dr. Adam's church, Brunswick. jyTo make good wholesome bread without flour. Use plenty of good rye and Indian | meal. 3FIt is a little singular that the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, though five hundred years i old, was never dedicated till recently. A handsome Jewish synagogue has been erected at Melbourne, in Australia. There are | one thousand Jews in that city. Nearly twenty tons of powder were used in mining the fortificatious around Peters burg. .A An attempt is being made by the working 1 men of New York to reform the government of \ that city. It will lie found a “big job. ” ryGov. Gilmore has called an extra session of the New Hampshire legislature for Aug. 9th. ;y Don't fail to read the 1st and 4th pages. They almost always contain something to in terest, instruct or amuse. iy Ex-President Pierce is talked of as the nominee of the Chicago Convention. Too old Jif~■ E. Berley, 7th Me., and Joseph I>. Wy- ! man, 13th Me., died at Washington, on the 31st inst. yMrs. Margaret Tinker and Miss Grace Gilman, of Waltham, Mass., were drowned while bathing in that town on Thursday last. y Gen. Dix is the oldest general now in the Federal service. He was born in New Hamp shire in 1708. y There is to be a special election in Penn sylvania, to-day, to decide the question of sol- j , diers of that State voting. j yThe Congregational and Methodist Sab bath Schools in Saccarappa make an excursion to Buxton Ceuter, on Friday next. CyTbe funeral of Gen. McPherson was at tended by a large number of persons at Clyde, ! N. Y. The body was escorted to the grave by a regiment of Infantry. y A young woman named Corson, 20 years of age, residing in Brunswick, was abducted on j the 4th of July and has not been heard of since. yt’upt. W. II Mace, of Lewiston, Co. D, i Me., was fatally wounded on the 22d inst. and died the next morning, as we learn from the Journal. yi he 0th Massachusetts regiment went to Washington, through Baltimore a few days since. They were received at the latter city with cheers and waving of handkerchiefs. jy There is a copperhead outbreak in Wood ford County, Illinois, rendering it necessary to put all that portion of the State under martial law. 73~ The Herald of Progress, a Spiritualist paper, has been suspended. Andrew Jackson [ Davis, the Poughkeepsie seer, was one of its i conductors. lit" In a list of deaths in the hospital at Hamp ! ton, Va., published in the New York Tribune, qre the names of Daniel Culnane, 6th Me.; j Charles Knight, 9th Maine. -/f i he members of the Liverpool fire-police have been supplied with felt helmets instead of ♦Ilf hats usually worn by this branch of the rer . iJf Adjutant General Fuller of Illinois, asserts that official documents show that that State has sent to the field 181,000 three years men and is clear of the dratt for 500,000. y Several Sabbath Schools on the line of the York and Cumberland Railroad will make an excursion to this city und,to the Island? on Wed nesday. Fare for the entire excursion 50 cents. EyThe American Board of Foreign Missions have been somewhat embarrassed In their opt. rations on account of the high rate of exchange, 92 per cent, of all their expenditures being abroad. ^ yThe Maohias Republican says the three retiels now in jail in that town, are rather more than suspected of being no rebels at all, but simply persons trying to raise the wind for the purpose of making a noire. y During the month of July the Daily Press has been able to hold its own, its net increase beiDg only six. The weekly, in the consequence ; of the expiration of the clubs which we would not consent to renew, has fallen off thirteen. yThe Aroostook Sunrise says Mr. Amos Lally of Tobiquc, was killed by a bull on Mon day of last week. He was attacked by the en raged animal in the pasture aud killed almost instantly. y Charles Dickens is to reeieve £12,000 for \ his new serial novel from his publishers, Messrs. Bradbury & Hall—£6,000 ou the publication of the first number, and the remainder on the com pletion of the work. yThe newspaper reporters of Philadelphia, have determined to form an association for self protection, mutual improvement, and “the ele vation of the members to an exalted standing in society.” ,0 mere arc now nine tnousaml rebel pnso oners in the barraeks at Ruck Island, 111., and ; five thousand three hundred and seventy-seven ' , at Camp Douglas, Chicago. There are also sev eral hundred at Alton. y A sharpshooter, being mortally wounded I the other day, just before his death expressed his willingness to die, declaring to the sur geon that he had killed sixty rebels since the war ) began. yThe crinoline is fast disappearing front Parisian society. At many of the watering places abroad it is quite abandoned, and it is said that in another twelvemonth it will be com | paratively unknown. y The Advertiser has a call for a District > Convention in this city on the 16th, and the Ar gus has a call for the 11th. Have Tammany and Mozart been transferred from Gotham to Maine ? y The man who enlists in the Union army for three yeors gets in pay $1326, or S442 i>er jear in addition to “board and clothes,” and State aid to tiie wife and family of the sol- j , dier. i yThe Great Eastern has gone to Sheerness for the purpose of taking on board the Atlantic j j Cable. The Cable is being manufactured at ■ Greenwich, and will be conveyed to the Great Eastern by the two government sailing vessels, Venus aud Iris. ■ yThe Rev. J. B. Kerfoot, D. D., President I of St. James’ College, Maryland, was on Thurs day last elected President of Trinity College, Hartford. Dr. Kerfoot has the reputation of j j being an accomplished scholar and a successful , teacher. y A barn at Kendall's Head, owned by Daniel Apt, containing about seven tons of hay, | a quantity of fish, and farming uteusils, was ’ consumed by fire ou Monday afternoon, with all * its contents, as we learn from the Eastport Sen- < tinel. i yThe lease of the DeWitt House, Lewiston, aud the furniture, is advertised for sale, the lease having four years to run. The proprie- s tor, Mr. Carr, has purchased a farm near Gar- Jj diner to which he proposes to give his atten- j tion. i , yThe Lewiston Journal gives the name of “ ltev. p. M Graham of JViw York city, as one of the Examining Committee of Bates College. Mr. G's well-united aud flourishing society in * this city, will not thauk the Journal for thus | locating their pastor. 1 a 3T The following casualties occurred among Maine troops in the 2d Division of the 9th arniv corps on July 20, 21 and 22; Chas. E. Wisgatt Co. D, 31st, arm; K. rnald R. Gould, Sergt 11 32.1, thigh; John T. Towle, do., arm and back' Wm. H. Mace,Corp. D, in thigh; Michael Gillan' F, in thigh. ‘>”The National Anti-Slavery Standard char ges the Principia—a paper conducted by Dr. Cheever and other*—with political cheating, in its efforts to promote the Kremont cause. The Standard winds up with saying, “Truly, the mysteries of‘the only anti-slavery party- are hard to penetrate.” 3f"Thc K.istport Seutinel says that on Sun day, 24th inst., seven men attempted to cross a narrow cove near Denbow’s point in a small boat, and when about midway the boat cap sized, and four of the men were drowned. They were Englishmen, and were employed at the Lead Mines. fair devotee lamented to her confessor ^ier love of gaming. “Ah, madam,” replied the reverend gentleman, “it is a grievous sin; in the first place consider the loss of time.” “That’s just what I do,” said she; “I alway s begrudge the time lost in shuffling and deal ing.” STThe Columbia Institution for the instruc tion of the Deaf and Dumb at Washington, is authorize.! to receive as pupils deaf mutes from auy of the states or territories of the Cnited States, and to confer degrees of the Arts and Sciences in the manner of the highest literary schools in the land. ~jTArmy pies are so terribly tough that the soldiers call them leather pies. A poor fellow of Grant's army, whose arm had just been ampu tated, was being carried past a stand the other day whefe an old woman was selling pies, when he raised himself in the ambulance and called out, “I say, old woman, are those pies sewed or pegged »” £yi'he Governor of Georgia has made an earnest appeal to all who are capable of bearing arms, both old and young, to go to the rescue of Atlanta. He says Georgia is the key of the Confederate arch — if Johnson's army is de stroyed the Confederates are ruined. Gov. Brown understands better tlion most other men tlu* iiniMirtnix'0 nf ll.w y*’u meats. tif The deaths of the following Maine soldiers in the hospitals in and around New York, for the week ending July 29th, have been announced: Moses F. Kiuiball, Co. D, 32d; D. It. Morey, Co. C, 9th; Charles R. Powers, Co. G, 19th; Hoyt R. Parks, Co. B, 1st; Benj. Smith, Co. C, V2d, residence when enlisted Gray; Kendell T. Smith, Co. F, 1st, residence when enlisted Port land. The government now proposes to pay zontractors forty per cent, in certificates of indebtedness, forty per cent, in seven-thirty notes, and twenty per cent, in legal tenders. This would materially raise the market value of zertificatee, a Urge number of the seven-thirties would be disposed of at par, and tlie payment jf legal tenders would be considerably reduced, so that the proposed plan seems a desirable one >n all accounts. 3TMr. C. Gibson, Solicitor of the Board of Claims, has resigned because the Baltimore Con tention, as he says, “resolved unanimously lhat those only are ‘worthy of confidence or jffichd trust' who ‘cordially endorse' its plat iorm; and in your (President Lincoln's) letter )f acceptance, this resolution, among others, is heartily approved.’” Mr. Solicitor Gibson is probably the only remaining specimen of a con scientious copperhead. yA Frederick correspondent of the N. Y rimes says that there is in Shenandoah valley, jreadstufi enough to feed Lee's army for a iwelvemonth, and that it is a lamentable fact lliat autumn after autumn the rebels have been ible to come and take possession of this great granary. This spring the work of planting was illowed by us to go ou undisturbed, and now the enemy comes to reap the harvest prepared for him. EJT‘ ‘I served,” wrote Jeiferson. "with Gen. Washington in the Legislature of Virginia,before the Revolution, and during it with l>r. Franklin, in Congress. I never heard cither of them speak ten minutes at a time, nor to any but tbe main point wbicii was to decide the <iuestion. rhey laid their shoulders to the great points, snowing that the little ones would follow of themselves.” The Heuuebeu Journal says "the Nation liis been brought to judgment twenty-four times in a Portland paper, anJ yet stands it.” This calls to mind the story of an old parson who preached a long series of sermons from the text, “Peter's wife’s mother lay sick of a fever.” l'he bell was tolling a fuueral knell, and one cit ron asked another who was dead. “I don't tuow,” was the reply, “unless it is Peter’s wife's mother” — “she has been sick a long time” ZySec. Fessenden says in his "Appeal to the People”: “He who selfishly withholds his aid, in the hope of turning his available means to greater immediate profit, is speculating upon liis country's misfortunes, and may find that what seems to be present gain lends to future ,oss. I appeal, therefore, with a confidence to a oyal and patriotic people, and invoke the efforts of all who love their country ami desire 'or it a glorious future, to aid their government n sustaining its credit, and placing that credit >n a sound foundation.” SPECIAL NOTICES. Portland Photographic Gallery, HO MIDDLE ST , rOKTLASD, Me., A. S. DAVIS, Proprietor, Portlaud, May 12,1SC4. may 12dt»m THOMAS G. LOKING, DRUGGIST, — AMD — PRACTICAL TRUSS FITTER, C'arucr of Exchaugp A Federal St'a. A perfect fit guaranteed. The poor liberally con ldered. mck25dtf Hay Your Stationery Packages Vt Dressur'n, 99 Exchange street, 92 per dozen, or 25 cents each. t¥~Agcntswauted, address L. DRKSSKK, Port anil, He., Box 132. jylldtw* 1 New Perfume for the Handker chief* Phalon’s "Night Blooming Cereus.” Phalon's "Night Blooming Cereus.” Phalon's "Night Blooming Cereus.” Phalon’s "Night Blooming Cereus " Phalon's "Night Blooming Cereus.” , Phalon’s "NiglSt B.ooming Cereus." I Phalon's "Night Blooming Cerens.” j k most Exquisite. Delicate and Fragrant Perfume, liniiled from the Rare and Beautiful Flower from ' t takes its uame. Hauutactured only by PHALOS k SOS, N. V. tAT" He ware of Counterfeits. Ask for Phalon's— 1 rake no Other. Sold by Druggists generally. jun<-2t >4d3m “ ’ Prompt Collection of Bit’s. Merchants, Physicians, Mechanics and all others rishiug prompt collection of their bills, will receive , >rorapt aud persoual attention, and speedy returns I rum JACOB FROST, Junction Middle aud Free Sts up stairs, gy Post Office address, Box 1736, Portland, P. O. ! References—T. C. Mersey, (i. W. Woodman, A. T. )ole. Jj2M3W “A Slight Cold,” Coughs. Few are aware ot tho importance of clucking a *ough or “slight colo" iu its first stags; that rhieh in the beginning would yield to a mild reme y, if neglected, soon attacks the lung* "Brown's ironchial Trorhes" give sure aud almost imme iate relief. Military Ojttcers amt Soldiers should , are them, as they can be earrieef in the pocket and tstgn as occasion requires. augi dhwlm A Fix* Thibg for Til* T**th -The Fragrant OZUDUN1* appears to have taken a promiueat lace among the most approved dentrifricea of the ay. It is a very popular article for the toilet, hlgh r recommended by all who have used it as a beau ti er and preserver of the t*wth, refreshing the muth, sweeteuiug the breath, arresting the pro res* *f decay, aud otherwise bouedtting the user.— oston Traveller. mch24 dlt jy CARDS and BILL HEADS neatly print® this office. tt gylf you arein want ofany kind of PRINTING . \ at the Daily Pratt Offiot * U Boston Stock List. • Salih attuk Brokers' Board, Aoo 1. 4 6'.) American Gold,. 9.-0 I 1,000 United State* G M) s..‘iL 2,“»* GW) .. do. UK) * 000 (J S Coupon Sixes (1881).II' 10 i LUOO - ■.do. Jid, . ? Luited States 7 3 lotto [Au«). .lou 1,0)0 UKdcusburx 2d U<.ru»se bond) . 83 •• eastern Itallroad. Ho 1') Cortland, Saco & PorWm lh K li.lie MARRIED. bridal? Ju7 **■ br ltrv B. Freoaan, El 1 .rM^T" Mu* Jfal’r|“ M u«**r, both si?„yrud°M,h' in]y 31' by R-v GW A Putnam. Jo. ^£SSa,iJ?TKLL.c.,*»- ‘ud Mi Wctoworn,5'. “*• U“11"1 w«> worth and Mr. »« debec. °r '>uob —» In Clinton, .July 2h. at the reddeaoe . f her broth i t»r-in-law. Harn’l foci, Ml*i l'litbe Cbaubourne fur* merly of Lyman, aged 69 year#. In Winslow, July 17 Miss Mary B Harris, former ly of Water ville, aged 25 year# In China, July It, Mr Caleb Parmeter, aged 83 yr# j 9 months. I iu Vieua. July 21. Annette, daughter of Henrv Do«at, aged 10 y*am 9 mouth*. In Solon, July 24, Mrs Helen, wife of Henry VJck I erv, aged *9 year*. in Bangor. July 28 Mr* Dorothv Gale, aged 85. j Iu Bangor. July 29. Mr* Kozilla, wile of I-alah : Boynton, aged 54 yean. In Ashland. Juue 13, Adeline, daughter of Benia* | min and Mary Howe, aged 1> year* 8 month* IMPORTS. HILLSBORO NB. Sch De bonier—1*^2 ton* coal to Keroaene Oil Co. SAILING OF Ol'KA \ STEAMSHIPS* • •▼■A*** raoii FOB MAILS Virginia.. LiverpoolNew York. July 19 city Manchester.. Liverpool.New York. July 3 St David Liverpool t^afUc July ill * Africa...Liverpool.Boston July 23 i .Southampton New York. July 2»* j North American.. Liverpool.Quebec . July 28 Fewia.Liverpool.New York JuB 30 : Asia.Liverpool-Bo-tou .Aug 6 L’hina.Liverpool.Boston .Aug 18 Fiance* New York Havana Aug 2 Dakotah.New York Havana.Aug 3 Europa.Boston.Liverpool.Aug 3 I Olympus .New York Liverpool.. Aug 8 Costa Rica.New York Aspinwall.. Aug 3 Belgian.gutbcc.Liverpool.Aug 6 CitvofW ashing'u New York Liverpool.Aug « Roanoke.New York Havana...Aug 9 Liberty New York Havana Aug 10 1**00. .New York New Orleau* .Aug 10 ! Scoti*..New York..Liverpool . ... Aug 10 Africa.Boston.Liverpool.... Aog 17 Persia....New York Liverpool_Aug 24 f Golden Rule. ... New York . Aspinwaii .Aug 27 MINIATURE ALMANAC. Tuesday .Annual 2. Sun rise*.. 4 54 I High water (am).10 40 Sun set*. . 7,17 Length of ilav#. 14 vx MARINE NEWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Monday,... Aagnet l. ARRIVED. Steamer Chesapeake, Willetts, New York. Steamer lady Lang. Roix, Bangor. Shanier Scotia. Kimball, Augusta. Steamer New Brunswick, Winchester, Boston, for St John NB Brig Naucy N Locke. McCalmon, Boston. Sch Martha Greenough. Stoddard, Windsor NS. Sch Debouier, (Br) biltz, Hillsboro NB. Sch Geo Brooks. Wallace, Boston. Sch Seventy-Six, (new) Teele, of and from Thom aston. Sch Utica, Thorndike, Rockland. No clearances. Barqne D C Yeaton. ot Portland, 4ft) tom. 10 years old. has been told to parties in Boston :or #l4,0u»> cash. Latrxcuao-At Bath, both, trom the yard of Wm and Jas Drummond, a superior white oak ship ot 1990 tuni, called toe "Anna Camp. ’ She is owned by the builders. Capt E B Drummond, and others Uapt Drumm nd will command her. A Addison, recently, trom the yard of Corthell k Look, a line schooner uf 191 tons.'calUd the "Ocean Belle.'* She is fbr sale or charter. Sch Cabot, befbr© reported tank off New Utren Light, alter having been partly ditcharged by div ert, was raised aid takeu into New Haven *»9tb, where the will finish discharging and be repai ed. The divert report her keel started, which caused her to fink. DOMESTIC FORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 1st nit, barque Charles Deveus. Reynolds. Port Madison: Sami Mernt, Wi*. I iiams, Columbia River. Sid Juue'JS. ships Julia Cobb, for Puget Sound: Helios, lor Kodiak, to load rice for dan Francisco. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 14ih, ships Elizabeth Ham ilton. White, New York, loth. Sebastopol, savin. Philadelphia. Cld Mill, sch L M Ntrout. Royal. Bangor; 29.h, •hip K D Sheppard, (tale. Liverpool. GEORGETOWN l C—Ar 29th. tch II Orcntt, But Boston. BALTIMORE— Ar 28th, tch Pioneer. Tapley, from Fortress Mource. Arfr.uh brig* John Freeman, Crowell, and Czar. Hammond. Fortress Monroe; Lacy W Alexander, Upton Port Spain. Ar frith, barque Canada, McDonald, Neuvitas. PHI LA DELPHI A—Ar 29th. brig Belle Bernard. Cook, Fortress Monroe; Clara P Gibbs, rapbv.lui Sabine Pass; L M Merritt, Pierce. Boston. Cld 281b. brig Joseph Baker, Nickerson, Fortress M on roe. Cld 29th, schs SearsvHlc. Seer*. Ikw'oa; Orris Francis. Hunt, Rockland; (' W Dexter. East man Hallo well; Olevia Buxtou. Pool, Augusta; Emma Furbish. Vernil, Belfast. Cld 30th. brigs A G Cattell. Watson, Cienfuego*. Faunie. M*dcher, Port Royal SC j sch Louis Walsh Eaton, Boston. ALBANY—Sid 29th. tch Pennsylvania, Rogers, Salem. NEW YORK—Ar 29th, schs Rubicon. Pendleton, New Haven; Sami Nash. Thompson, do Ar frith, barque Pilot Fish. Look, Glace Bay CB . «chs A returns, Higgins, and Constitution, a trout, Bangor. Ciufr tb, tbit* Jeremiah Thompson, Blake. Liver pool. Erie. ( Br) McKenzie, London; .sarah March. Melcher, Greeuock; barque A ii Wall. Casttier New Orleans; brig U F Coilhirst, (Br) Andrews. King ston Ja. Also cld 30th, »hips Constellation, Muller, Liver pool. General lierr. , v% alts. M John N B . barque# sliaip-bu'g Stowers. Peuee la R G W l><. Jarvis. FJizabe'hpo t; schs Martha Ann. Sargent Philadelphia; G D King, McGregor, Calais: Ger trude. Caldwell, do; Frncouia, llolt. and W U Sar gent, -. Boston. Also cld frl h. barque Ellen Stevens, Howes, Port land: ach Nancy Mills, Smith. Boston Sid 29th. bnts Mary Cobb. Baron de Castine, Lc vithian, and others. (By tel.J Ar 1st. steamer Daniel Webster.New Or leans; ships Arkwright, and John Clarke, Liver pool : brig Konnedv, Cow Bav. PROVIDENCE —CUl frith, brig Altaratta, Bibber. Pictou NS. NEWPORT—Ar 29th. sclis Alabama, GarJiner, Cm Eli/abethport for New Bedford, HOLMES'S lit ILE—Ar 29th. seh* Mir dorm. Allen, Miragoaue for Boston; Wiiham Tibbeto, Dealing, Georgetown for do. Ar frith. brig S Small, Loring, Sooth Amboy for Thornaatou; ech* Boundary, Johu.-on, Philadelphia for Boston; Marietta. Hall. Rockland ior New York; Warren ton, Chase. Ellsworth; Francisco. Kilby, tin Bangor for Melville NJ. Sid frith, schs llatinie Westbrook : E J Talbot, Al bion. Francisco, Wairento^, and others NEW BEDFoRD-Ar fr)tb, schs Lizzie GnpUll, Elizat ethport Ar 8Dt. tch Jane. Loud. Bangor. Sid 31st, brig Moonlight, Small, for Pictou; ach President. White. Gardiucr. BOSTON—A r fOth. brigs Lanrilla. Bolton, Cape Uaytieu; Frauk E Allen. Merrill. Georgetown; «chs Y antic. BaneroP. Port Ewon; Delmont, Ginu. New burg Caroline C, ► ouiroy, do; Rocket, Dix. Calais: Aid. Bunker, Rondout. Cld Hth, scha Pearl, Brown. Philadelphia; Palmy ra. Smith, Portland, to load for Matauza* Ar 31*t, barque EllingwooJ. Ellingwood, Philadel C* ia; trigs Monticello. Ciomb*. Georgetown; Bello rnzrd. Coombs. Baltimore; Sarah Pet* r- Lord, lean. Hopkins. Georgetown: G W Carpenter, Ed ward*. Newcastle, Del: Melbourne. Manen. and Montro-e. Barter, EJuabethport; Susan Eldridg**, Beebee, and D M French. Jones, tm Elizatethport: Expae**. Post, Port Kweu; High ander, Nickerson, Koudout: Ko coe. Kljh Calais. Sid, ships Arabia. Lisbon; barque Waltham. Ar 1st iuKt, b iz Elvira. Norton. P hiladelphia: fobs Koxana. Merritt. Nassau NP; Elizabeth. Browo, Lepreaux NB; Wm Gregory, Cottrell, Georgetown; Lizzie. Glover, and Juno. Mills, New York; Moute zutua. Norwood, Calais: Sisters, Tuompson, from MaoMas Cl«l 1st. baroue T Cushing. Amis. Pictou; brig Suow Bird (Bn Marruier. Portland, to load for Cuba: sch F L Steele Woodbury. Miriunni. SALEM—Ar31st, sch George Kilboru, Norwood. Philadelphia GLOUC ESTER—A e 28 h sch* I aura Frances. Higgins. Cougoa Biver. Md. tor Kenutbunk; Henry Clay. Blai«bell. Fraukliu for Salem. NEW BURY PoK V—Ar 3 th. acts California, Tur ner. Baugor; il braut. Howard. Boston. PORTSMOUTH—Sid 28th, sch* Empire. Small, Portland; Ida F Wheeler Oyer. Phi adclphia. Sid HHb. sch Astoria. Haiue*. Trenton BANGOR-Ar 80th. ship Ella Nkkersoa, Bath, to load tor Earope. sch Amies. Carle. Portland Cld 3mh. brigs Nat tie. (new) Rose. Barbadoe*; Uapera. Kichmond, Ma'auzi*; Robin. Killman, Car denas; Mary E Thompson. Laupber Baltimore; Jas Crosby. Atwood, Washington; sch Unison, Wil liams.Portsmouth. , , . , HATH—Ar 30th, brig Catharine Nickels < hop tank “tfJaoth. sch Tho§ 1 Bartlett, t ard. Fortress Mon r°EASTPORT— Ar 2S&. sch Sympathy. Clark. Port laud (and cld 23d lor do.) FOREIGN PORTS. At Singapore May 21. ship Western Continent, Lull, for lloug Kong Ar at Calcutta, no date, ship Linda, Potter, from Boston At Melbourne May 2ft. ship Gen'l Bntler, Wood, uno; brig Vesta, Smith, do. At Rio Janeiro June 2&. sh'p Bunker Hill. Davis, for Callao. Ar at Nassau NP 18th. brig Olive Frances. Small, Bvth: 20th. sch S E Parker. Fitzgerald. Camden Ar at Glace Bav CB July 2 brig Alexander Nick el*. Roeebrook, New York Sid 15th, sch ravillhm. Parker. New York. AratStJohnNB 28th, sch S V Coouan, Card, New York Ar at do 28th. sehs Ellen. Kastport. Union. Black, Lubcc; Abaco. Pendleton. Belfast Sid 28th. ships Pocahoutas, Percv, and Lancaster, Decan, Liverpool. SPOKEN* July 18, lat 40 3, Ion 04. barque Warrior, Nicker son. steering E. July 2o, lat 4'»28. Ion 68). brig Crimea, Patterson, i from New \ork for Pictou. July 27, lat 41. Ion 67 50, ship Chattanooga, Harnil- 1 ton, from New York tor River Saguenay. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Excursion to Harpswell. Steamer MAHCENA JOHNSON, raake an excursion to Harp well cn it T .•fDw^*y next. (to-morrow) eavio? i ustrm House Whan at v A M — leaving Harpcwtll »t 4 P. - .T„b.® “f* ho,el ,h« 8®» Bide House, ha. fine ac coimiKxlaiio". lur exoi r.toni.t., auu bn.itL'« C how (ler* can t b»» at. Aug. J—Uiit N O T I G ID The Member* of Com pen y B, PORTLAND UATTALLION, Are requested to meet at the OLD CITY HALL, — OX — Thursday Evening next, August 4th, At 7i o'clock A Full Attendance i$ Erpectui. Per * »rder, j Aug. 2 dtd Capt. E. N. GBEELT. Gorham Seminary. T"5 f„*ii Yr?h°folhiY,",i"l!lu“ «UI count‘-re* Mgi-r *• “d Cd'tolhoVrmcIpil'o^t!1* SC*‘°°I *1,UUJU t® ** '««» Gorham. Auj. 2.1344 _u2v?*ATIiBMAS' S**'T Talk about^Hgtts! JLhT see; HARRISJ NEW STYLES. June 4—iatoaugi BROCKSIEPER’B PATENT Regulator! 1?XCLt'StVB Agency for th« ial» of the r,. • s u la tor iu Portland No. 1U2 Jii.-.i « ... ,, * ®d»»r'1 Shaw Sole Agent 11,., n- wTlkle .or p«hi.e f.ror will rare SO percent. «o .ho . fiic'i'-v"* f“ burner n< w iu u.e. 21,no base bleu .old in New England .lace January la. . Thi» 1. not ? ri°jU a,°^ 10 *®*®d to the meter, ail rich hare 1 failed, but ia attached immediately undo •achturc or tip, and w a hart of. and au ornamer • i.ith. ii. lix.ure Heelf The p.rtf u lar . hH e“ , .nd.lcT nese of the Itflit produced-because of the* exac* p-oper c,.mtu.ti„n-.«oui.he. all who hare It. whi « the p...i>.of obtaining the med only be inreattgatad V ’b'e odtee t*» er.u e l he cob licence 01 lbe*m.»t skeptical Hie rrg Into is a perfect "tell tsip* „ m .he ca^ct a moo m of ga. % TL.Yal. b-’ *,,e Gaa lompany .fleet. it di«advaet«geou-ly h! the !«a«l| Gae tumpaniM all reoommi ud it beennil ii gire. entire -aii.iic .ni to eaaauaera. hence their r, are increased ICe la it mice SO ceuta each, roe article will be adln.lwi f„r coi? rume. • immediately (r*i|oirieg but a few moment. Hme) aud if not .ailed will bu taken olf free of ex RDWARDSHAW, 102 Middle Street, vp llairi. We bare this day appointed Edward bbaw sole render and agent lor Broeksieper's i'stent Kognla ,ori* for,l»ll<i ! »'l orders lor the gosdi mu* t» made thrcugh him. HULL A OOODILL. Below we give certificates ol the high r.timat on ^e.'e Hegalator in other placet where it i, uow jB Do van. July 1« lf(u M*$»rs. At// Jr Coodell:—The Directors of tho Kove- (.as Light < omyanv. alter a fail and thorough examination and test of "Brockneper (.as lies.,Is. tor. have ordered me to purchase one h .mtrid dollars .worth of the same, winch 1 have ibisday done, and haw also received fur said company the exclusive agency for goods la and for the city ot Dorer. lows, truly. 1 JoNA.x is TOWNSEND, Sup. Dover Uas Lt. C*. Certiltcate from the gis Utter oftbe Mills etc at Lowell. Maas. Lowbll. Mass . Jaly 11 i„;i Merer. Hell * GoskW/. -An i xp.ii.o~ of m«y years In tbe gas tlttiug business baa olten -uggested to me the great value of au improvemaet whereby thep«.sure of gas might be regn.ated attheioiat ot consumption. Many and fruttle-s attempt, has* from time to time been made to place regulate.) aa the meter. Experience has shown that all such at tempt* have proved failures 1 have also seen and used in nv business uejriv all the so-called improve meuts IB burners, wherein that a Inch ecu bare aeT ct inpnshed ha* been attempted, but aiwavs fatted After a carerul exsm nati'vn and a thoron *h test of yimr tea* Regulators—which are attached Immedi ately under each burner is a part of the gas ti store l am fully convinced iliat your improvement i- a dr ctded .ue.-eas. the light is improved to brightness end in Is illuminating power, while tin*. x perse saved to the consumer is Bill S) per cent The combustren ia perfect, hence the mprovrment nntt be adopted a matter of economy, as well a* the luxury of a good and ftejriv light 1 cheerfully red uiuiid it to the trade aud to all conRutner* of pat , _ ... Voars.kc.. U K. BARKER, dtf On Fitter, 8 Centra* Street. Qjftce of the Atlantic a»d St. Lavrmc* ft. R.C0. I l’ortiaud, July 3u. MM. | V DIVIDEND of two dollar* p«r ahare. !«-** the* government excite tax, will te paid at tbia of fice. ou ar.d af;er the 2d <f Argaat next, to tht kcld oi share*. ia Federal currenc/. a* recorded at the close of bunine** ou the 30ih of June la-t CH‘8 E "AHK^.Tr-ar. Aeeietmt Vuarfrrausti r’s (Wee, 1 l'ortlaad. Me , Aug. 1st, 18tM. 1 PK0I'08AL8 will b« received at this ctfice aatil 12 o'clock M ou the 10:h last., tor -ut ply tagtbw Posts and t amps intbtsvkluity with wood ai d coal ideltveraoi tor six montba eomntencihg October 1st Each hid must be by tbaaanfii ci two responsible persots rtsidcui of fv.nlsr.d tw enter into a bord s> suretio* for the faithlu! n’er furmadc** of the contract. Such bid must be sealed and engorecd " Proposal* for wood and cowl/' Box liffi Post ( ffiee. Portland He. HEMRY INMAN. aug2d,d CptkQM.C.B. Nktlf*. THE Stockholder* of the Westbrwk Manatactar tng Co are hereby notified that tbetr annual meeting tor the choice of oMcers, and the transac tion of any oilier business which may corn* befora them, will be hoidei at the office oi the .utscriber in Port lend na Tuesday the Md dsy or Aag Iwu at 8 o'clock P. M KENbKLLAEK ( HAM Aug 2—dlawSw t'iork. T® Lri. CJI X or seven pleasant Chamber*, conveniently ar ranged, with the Earcuare lor sale 1 Cupt EBEN CL'NoKD. •"kfcMi* Portland. Wanted. A FEMALE l'astry Cook. To an experienced and capable one liberal wages will be ..aid Apply to DAK I (INS Oyster and Confectionery Shop, •'■ridlw 333 Coagrees 8t. Admiuistrator** Stile. THE Subscriber. Administrator of the E late of Benjamin II. I'pton. late of (.'ape Elisib-th.'la the County of Camberlawd. deceased, hereby givee nolle4 that he will eeil at public .vs. pa--us*t to a boon*# from the Probate Coart tor said (dun y on the premisoe. OB Thursday. Septembers. 1ST4. at W o’chv k A w , a bouse aud lot belonging to .aid de ceased. situate.) at Capo Elisabeth Kerry, subnet to a mortgage >o Perky k Pvtsseil. and to the widow's dower therein. ■ DANIEL STOW ELL. Administrator. Jaly 27, 186s. StwSn* At a Cocbt of Probatv held at Portland, witbi and toi Uie County oi Cumberland, ou the third Tiumltj of Julv. iu llie v**r of our Lord right* eon tmud red and *ixty-fcur, HltsUBEN MERRILL, t.uxrdna of William T. Mitchell, a minor child of Hauuu-1 h Mitchell, late of Yarmouth. decta*^!. *ud heir of ThaAtor Prince, late of Yarmouth, iu Mil eouutv. de rated, living tTMM-nted hi* petition tor liocnat to sell and convey certain real entate of »aid minor, as describ ed in said petition, au advai ta#eou.< cflfer Laving been made therefor. It kvis On ft ml. That the said Guardian give no tice to all nervous interested, by causing notice to be published three weeks succevslvely in the Maine 8tute ITe**. printed at Portland, that thev may ap pear at a Probate (ourtto be held at said’ Portland, on the third 1'uesday of get teu»t*r next, at teu ot the clock iu the forenoon, aud show cau-e it auy they have, why the same should not be granted JOHN A WATEKMA.V Judge. A true copy, attest. 31 w3ik- • LI'llL'VL' lirUDIIKL'V is I-S _ _ At a Court or Probate h.-hl at Portland, within and for the County of Cumberland, on the thud Tuesday of Ju’t. Id the war of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixtv-four. MARY ANN KNUiUr widow of Charka B. Knight, late of ('ape Elizabeth. iu said countv, decease*!, having presented her petition lhat adm n istrati n on the estate of *a.d d<ceaa«d muy be grant ed to Thomas K Kuight, o! said Cape Elizabeth. ft eii Ordered, That the said Petitioner give notice to all persons interested, bv causing notice to bo published three weeks successively iu the Main# Mate Press, printed at Portland, that they may ap pear at a Probate Court to be held at said Portland, on the third Tuesday of *ep emtx r uext, at ten of the clock in the forenoon, and show cause, if any the? hare, why the same should not be rranted. 7 JOHN A. WATKKMAli.Jadn A true copy .attest. 31 wSw El'UEXE HCMrUKEY. Regwter. At ■ Court of l’robwtv he lit ,t I'orttund. within •ud 1 for the County of Cumberland. on thy »* ird Tum d»y of July, iu tin* year ot our Lord yi.-bttvu huiulred and *ixty-tour, / til AISLES B1.ISS. Admiuutrator of the EataM Vy of Audaram Br wer, Jr., late of Frrapott in >aid t ouutv, J«m»i, bain, prewu . d hi- Hr.t a*, couut of adminutrat on of .aid ' Valero- pr. bite It too. Omitted. That the .aid Adiuini.lrator vivmo tice to all penona Intereatr.l, bv rami nr notice to bo I abliahnl three wevkaaoeccaa.M-lv In Ihe Main.- State 1 reaa. printed at Portland, that they mar appear at * Court to be held at .aid 1‘ortlandV on the Ihtrd Tuesday of September neat, at ton ot the clock Iu the forenoon, ami .how caoae if any they have why the samv should net te allowed JOHN A WATERMAN.Judge. A trnecopr, attest, 31w8w* EUGENE HVMPIIKEY. Register At a I ocrt or Probate held at Portland, within and for the County of Cumberland, on the third Tuesday of Julv, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixty-tour, JOANNA WAITE, widow of Joshua Waite, late of Freeport, in said county, deceased, luring presented her rpetitiou for an allowance out of the personal estate of wh?eh he died p«>ss* ssed. ft seas Ordered, That the said Petitioner give notice to all persons interested, by causing notice to be published three weeks successively in the Maine Mate Press printed at Portland, that they mav ap pear at a Probate Court to be held at *atd Portland, ou the third Tuesday of September next, at ten of the olock in the forenoon, aud shew cause If any they have, why the same should not be granted JOHN A WATERMAN, Judge. A true copy. Attest. 31 w3w* EUGENE HUMPHREY, Register,

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