Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, September 16, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated September 16, 1864 Page 2
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- — si " ■'* — mi.,r*!! THE DAILY PRESS. roBTLJJTD, JUiari. ■ n .- ' —— ■■ Friday Morning, Sept 16,1884. The circulation of the Daily Frees i* larger than any other Daily paper in the State,and double that of any other in Portland. run.—n.oo per year fat adeamce. ST Baadlag Mauar aa all Faar Puri' UNION NOMINATIONS. FOB FK1SIDBVT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, or ILLINOIS. FOB VICB-PRB8IDSWT. ANDREW JOHNSON, OP TNNNMSaMM. Far Elector*. JOHN B. BROWN, of Portion*, ASKER STETSON, of Dumnrlacotta. l,r /X*f.-HICHARDM l HAPBANofBMdefoid. II PintTiiOMAS A U KKSSEii DKN cf Aabsra. id put —GOING HA rHOKN at r,tt,tUld. ifk Pitt -BEN I P. till.VI AN, of Orooo MVJNit.—JOHN N BWAZEY of BuoupoH. The Tait of Patriotism. Never since the <Wys of our Revolution have the souls of men been more severely tried and their patriotism put to a severer test than they have been in our recent State election. The poet tang many centuries ago "Bella, be la, korrUla bella.” Wars, wars, horrid wars 1 and war is just as terrible now as when Virgil wrote, and especially the war that haa been forced upon us by southern re bels which they have reudered more barbar ous, if that were possible, than thoae of ancient limes that called out the exclamation of the amiable Latin poet. The copperhead journals have been over flowing with appeals to the war-sickness of the people, and copperhead tongues have been busy In making similar appeals. They have indulged the pleasing hope that the horrors of a civil war would overcome the patriotism of the people, stifle their better emotions and laduoe them to change their votes and go over to the rebels. No men belter understand how to make such base appeals than copperhead editors and speakers. They have rung all the changes upon the weaknesses* of human na ture which Ingenuity and corrupt hearts could conjure up for the occasion. And appeals al so have been made to baser and more sordid passion*. No stone has been left unturned, and all arts and devices have been plied la the hope of starting a current of feeling and sen timent that might overflow and drown out the emotions of patriotism which have been a welling the hearts of the people for the past three veara. Fresh made graves and weeds of mourning, widow's tears, and the cry of orphans, homes made desolate and a mother's love, a father’s anxiety and a sisters affection, sickness in hos pitals and death on the Held, heavy taxes and the currency of the country, all the ter rors of war that could be pictured to the fan cy, and the wounded, dying soldiers—all these and more than these, have been made the instruments to draw away the public heart from iu love of country. But thank God! all such appeals and such instrumenu have proved abortive. The people of Mains lore their country, love iu laws and iu institutions, love lu Old Flag more than all these as their votes In the late election abundantly demonstrated. The public heart beats true to the Union, and all the arU of demagogues, and the appeals of copperheads can not change those pulsation?. As much at they hate war they hate rebels more, and are willing to make any tacrifloe to put down the rebellion and save the gov ernment and the Union. Iu the lauguage of Shakespeare every loyal voter of Maine can truly say, and so esn our brave soldiers: "Tbit li thst you would Impart to mu? X/kbs augbttuwsrU tbs gsnsrsl good, ■ut honor iu out tys, sod dsath 1’ tbs otbtr tad 1 will ook on both IndidarwuUy; Fur, 1st thr gods so sprnd ms, as I loss Tbs asms of hsasr non than 1 bur dsath. Belt from the Chicago Nomination. The New York Daily News of the 18th Inst, •ays : “ We are happy In being able to stale “ that preliminary steps are being taken by the 44 friends of Peace to call a National Conveu 4 tiou of the Democracy, to place in oomiua “ lion candidates lor President and Vice Pres 44 ideut.” The News is the organ of Messrs. Fernando end Beoj. Wood, both members of Congress; bulb men of influence. They era offensive men, no doubt, but they are not the meu to lie down quietly and have a furrow turued over them. They are representative men and their influence must be lelt. Four anti-Lincoln papers iu New York— now oppose McClellan, to wit: the News, the Metropolitan Record, the Freemau’s Journal —the leading Catholic paper—and the Freuch paper, the Courier Dos Etaiis Unis. Who sup poses that such an opposition is not a serious obstacle to Gen. McClellan’s success? The “down east” copperhead journal mty sneer at auch indications, and say their chances im prove by throwing off offensive elements, hut the people understand that the great source of McClellan’s strength was looked for in precise ly auch elements. The truth is, the Chicago nominees are dead cocks in the pit, killed by their own party, before the Union batteries were brought to bear on them. That Secesh flag agaia. To tkt Editor of <*« In common with others In Gorham, I am not a little surprised that you should have given Mr. Clement of West Gorham, the ben efit of your columus for an “explanation" in relation to the rebel flag recently hoisted in that locality. Knowing him as we do, it is our opiniou that he was hardly entitled to space enough for ao advertisement, although it were paid for liberally. The truth is that Mr. Clement has made altogether too many declarations against the war, and in favor of the rebellion, aud partic ularly of that arch traitor, Jeff. Davit, to render UU explanation of the flag at all prob able. It It certainly possible, I i dmit; al though If a vote among his neighbors not in political sympathy with him were taken, I in cline to think the “uoes” would have it by a large msjority. No matter when the flag was obtained, for what original purpose, the loyal people of Gorham who understand the proclivities of Mr. Clement are not to be deceived by any explanation from that quarter, but will re main of the same opinion still. Gobuax. Uaikeano Mobil*.—The Copperheads are really between two Ores, and getting a terrible scorching, to say nothing of the blows tbey have received from Atlanta. It may be problematical from which the Copperheads •ulTer most—from Maine, Mobile oy Atlanta. The Argus and New England. The Argus, smarting under tlio rebuke which Monday’s election administered to the J principles it advocates, relieves itself by ar | reigning the public sentiment of New England, and makes some very disparaging comparisons ^ between this aDd other sections of the Union. It has some choice flings at fanaticism, Salem witchcraft, Ac., and its denunciations of the 1 dangerous and subversive tendency of New Kngland ideas, are a faint though faithful echo , of the tirades with which the Are-eating Southern journals have for years been accus tomed to iudnlge us. It takes ciedit to itself for its boldness in saying what it thiukf. That is quite needless. Speech is free in this 1 despised New England of ours, though the Argus and its compeers are accustomed to j rail at the "worse than Austrian despotism” of J the administration. The impunity with which its own libellous diatribes against the govern ment are allowed Jo pass, is however a sutfl i refutation of the charge of despotism. But 1 what strikes one most forcibly i» the strange dullness of the Argus. Its hundred eyes most be of little service if it re*<i cause and effect no better than this. If the public sentiment, the "political theories” of New Euglsud are so dangerous, how does it happen that the dissemiuation of that sentiment, the extent to which those “theories” are received and put in practice in any portion of the Un ion, is the sure criterion of the prosperity, the intelligence and thestability of the society tlnrd found t Why is it that wherever New Eng land ideas, New England customs, New Eng land princ.'ples have failed to penetrate, the i extent nt thxt hilnr, i, the oxapt rutin nf . the Ignorance, the turbulauce and the disloy ' ally which there prevail? This is the simple ! fact, aud its significance is so plain that it would seem as If it must be paleLt to all Throughout the great Western and Middle Slates, which the Argus congratulates on be 1 lug so different from this region, It is slriking I ly apparent. In passing through those Slates, the least observing traveller can readily dis ! tingulsh the places settled by New England j men by their superiority in every thing which goes to make up a stable and prosperous com munity. The West owes to New England > the best elements of its present greatness, aud its surest hope for the future is the rspid i spread of New Eugland culture and principles throughout its length aud breadth, The dif j ference between the two to-day, is but the i difference of age and degree which we Hud between the teacher and the pupil. The best I wish, the proudest prophecy which we can ’ utter for the latter is that in that richer and 1 wider field she may plant the glorious seeds : ripened on New England soil, and gather { through all comiDg time their legitimate har vest. In saying thus much the writer would not be misunderstood as undervaluing the many , pt’uer rich aud varied elemeuts which go to make up our American nationality. The so j her thrift of Germany, the uucalculating ardor and enthusiasm of Ireland, the lire and fancy > or Southern Europe, all help to feed with ! strong rich blood its swelling pulses, but the I ncblest impulse the highest thought which in : forms our national life is of New Eugland growth. Wherever the New Eugland emi grants have gone they have carried with them : their strange fondness for tree speech, free i thought, free schools, and free ballots, their i respect for law, their hatred of tyranny and wrong, with many other of the pernicious* heresies which seem so alarming to the Argus i and everywhere their progress is written in light. East or West, North or South, there is , not in America, there is not in the wide world i any nobler, purer, grander civilization than that which draws its life-blood from New Eng land, and its inspiration from Plymouth Rock, i ,, p I’dTT AV Table of the Crops. The table of the cropi of the country, which I we publish ou the first page to-day, of so i much interest to every consumer in these days ( of high prices and of necessary economy, has been prepared from materials carefully col i lected by telegraph, and was siereotpyed in , Xew York. Thinking our readers would find much interest in the facts which it contains, we did not hesitate to incur the expense ol j transferring it to our columns, though at a cost which will cover the profits of an entire edition of the paper. The statements are per fectly reliable, the figures haviug been pro cured with care, and showing the results of 1 critical observation and inquiry in those por tions of the country and of Canada which the table purports to cover. Of coarse, in order to make room for this, we are obliged to leave out other matter, but the reader will consider the space well filled. Agriculture Is the great underlying interest of the country; the source from which almost every stream of wealth flows; and it is one ol i the wonderful fruits ol science that the tele graph—the messenger of the lightnings— should be made the agent in the collection and publication of sach practical facta, of univer sal interest, as well as in the transmission of battle news and the fluctuations in the great market of the world. A Remarkable Conversion Charles B. Stetson, Esq., formerly Editor of : the Democratic Advocate at Lewitlon, and 1 subsequently editor of the Portland Adverti ser under its present rey true, and who as edi tor ot the latter paper defended the most ul | tra State Rights doctrines, negro slavery aud very nearly the rigbtof secession, has recenl 1 ly written a letter from Mass, to the Lewiston Journal, from which the following Is an ex tract: 1 be war can be speedily stopped only by Union victory. The rebellion must be put DOWN, It CA.NNOr BE COAXED DOWN. The day lor couciiialion and compromise has gone by. So I beleive aud I would act according ly. While 1 propose no ultimatum save the complete restoration of the National author ity, I would do all I otherwise could lor the abolition of slavery everywhere. 1 would do it by the constitutional aut> udnie:.t, though by all means lettiug the Pioclaumtiou of Emancipation stand. The political contest cannot be made oue of policy in the conduct ol the war. That day has gone by. Events have u-ade their own policy. The contest is one of principles, not men. Last year I op posed the election of Mr. Cony ; this year I hope he may be re-elected with an increased majority. A frightened Conductor. The Columbus (Ohio) Statesman tells the following of oue of the regular conductors on the Cleveland aud Columbus Railroad: A corpulent and good-natured conductor on the Columbus aud Cleveland Railroad, aud oue of the best lu the country, was sold the other day and in the most singular mailt er. Ills train,-.Ue morning express, was rolliug to ward Cleveland at tile rate af forty miles au , hour, when several men were noticed on the I track ahead, whu upon the approach of the tram rau up the eiabaukinenl aud began ges ticulating in the moat energetic aud eccentric manner, the eugiueert supposing that the men intended to warn Hot of a broken rail ; or a ruined bridge, whistled ,|ow„ the brakes ■ and stopped tile eDgiue, but tbe train was running so fast that it could Bit be stopped I until the men were past. The ciei.)r couuuc tor in order to save time, leaped <Youl ,i,9 tralu aud ran back to inquire “what 1l thun der was the matter, that they should ticulale in that manner and stop the trau " ' ‘‘The devil take your train,” respiatdud ont of the men. as he danced about and struck at > the air. “We did’nt stop your train. We rau Into a blasted hornet's nest, and are lighting . them!” The conductor regained his train as j speedily as possible, the whistle was sounded and the train dashed away to make up time, ! ui * t*le 10150 00 l**e track behind him still lighting the enraged hornets. Intended Fling fiittingly repelled. They have abolished 152 sinecure olllees in the New York Custom House. Uudet a just and economical Goverumm.t they would uev- 1 er have existed.—Boston Post. Very true. They exhted under Polk, Pierce and Buchanan. Under Lincoln they have been abolished.—Bangor Whig ORIGINAL AND SELECTED. Hf The Congregational society of Gardiner, are remodelling and repairing their church. cyTho copperhead papers insist that the sol diers are aU for“Little Mac," and yet denounce j he policy that allows them to vote ! QTThe Viennese have adopted the custom of inserting photographs covered with glass, of i deceased persons on their tombstones. lyi'lte 17th Maiue regiment now forms part , of the 3d Army Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. Hancock. BTIbe Fair of the Franklin County Agricul turulSooiety, will be held at Farmington, Oct. j 14th and 15th. jyrhcattempt of the rebel Gen. Wheeler to j cut off Gen. Sherman's communication is an utter failure. ST 1 he city of Atlanta is to be used solely for mditary purposes; no manufacturers or traders allowed. GTThe schooner “Opeehee" from Toledo with wheat, is supposed to have foundered with all on board in Lake Erie. Bribe first vote in Dover, says the Bangor Whig, against soldiers voting was given by James S. Wiley, pension and bounty agent. 3F"Thereis a man in Chicopee, Mass., who . makes three barrels of hair pins a day by ma chinery. |y What is the difference between Gen. Sey mour and Gov. Seymour ? One is Truman Sey- j mour and the other is not. ijt A pile of boards belonging to N. O. j M.tchcll in Gardiner, valued at $700, was de stroyed by fire on Monday morning last. tar At the late meeting of the Trustees of Bates College it was voted to appropriate $'200 annually for the purchase of books for1 the | library. Ibe next elections are those in iudiaua, | Ohio and Pennsylvania, all of which elect State ■ officers on the second Tuesday (the llth) of Oc I tober. 1/' The uext meeting of the Cumberland County Temperance .Association will be at Dun stan Corner, Scar boro, on Wednesday, 8th Uist. 53T Commodore Geo. F. Pe&raou, comman dant at the Naval Station at Kittery, has been j selected to relieve acting Hear Admiral Bell of ; the Pacific Squadron. 0TA bachelor of thirty-sevcu y ears* stand , mg has be* n fiued ten dollars in Canada, not for i playfully kissing a neighbor’s wife, but for tel ling of it. Good enough for him. i3TA widow woman in Lowell, named Joanna Donovan, was found dead in her house on Tues ! day morning, supposed to have fallen a victim i to strong drink. She has two sons in the navy. or We are requeued to call attention to the | article, under head of "special notice!," signed I by C. E. Kimball, of the N. Y, Montreal Life In surance Co. i CJTThe rarmington Chronicle says Rev. P. : Jsques of that town has obtained permission to leave bis charge for some six weeks to engage : ia the work of the Christian Commisaion. jyGideun Dexter and Benjamin Foster of , Dover, aged 87 respectively, rode 5 miles in open : carriages through the drenching rain of Monday ! to vote for Gov. Cony. fc#"‘Tbc soldiers for McClellan," says the Advertiser, and yet the Advertiser's candidate for Governor, voted against allowing the sol ! diera to vote ! HTThe Argus simply gives the list ot Demo cratic members elected to the legislature, omit i ling the Union men. This is an economical use ! of types. iy A mouse recently traveled 600 feet on a telegraph wire in Chicago, having passed out of the window of the telegraph office to the wire. jyTbe New York Herald states that on Wed nesday and Thursday of last week no leas than thirty-six vessels, having on board about ten ] thousand tons of coal, arrived at that port from the Island of Breton, Gulf of 8t. Lawrence. DT The enthusiasm for McClellan in this | B[ate is literally overwhelming; it has over whelmed all his friends, shaken down their tem ple and buried them in the ruins so deep that ex ' - aw ■ I mt. ST The Argue persists in its thankfulness that New England may be overruled by New T ork Five Point bullies and ignorant Pennsyl vania Dutchmen. We advise its editor to take up his abode with these congenial spirits. UT An agent at Paris, of the Sultan, has been arrested for advertising for“Pearls”—mi-1 pearls belnir in reality young women intended for the Sultan’s harem, More than a hundred photo graphs were found upon the criminal. HTTbe Maine Farmer will increase its sub scription price Oct. 1st to *2.50 in adTtnce; 93.00 if not paid in six months. The Farmer has, probably, the largest circulation of any paper in the state. HT Funny, isn’t it, that the Democratic papers are publishing and copying items to show that their candidate for the Presidency is not s traitor T Did Washington, or Jefferson, or Jackson’s friends feel called upon to do simi lar work ? QTIn printing the votes for South Thomas ton an error was made in the insertion of the name of Jsmcs 0. Blaine instead of Frederic A. Pike for Representative from the Fifth District. As it happens it does not affect the result, al though Mr. Pike loses 09 votes in consequence. iff H e learn that the Temperance Convention at South Standish, on Wednesday, was well attended, and the speaking earnest and hopeful. Persons from abrosd were well provided for, the friends of the cause in the neighborhood only regretting that they had not more to entertain. fcJTThe Presidential election is fixed by lsw to take place on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November, and not the first Tuesday j " suppose. This year the first Monday , not coming till the 7th, the election takes place on the second Tuesday, which is the 8th. iF When the rebels were in Hsgerstown, Maryland, they broke open the jail, and released the prisoners. One Cromer, confined on a charge of murder, they took with them, but he made his escape and returned to jail, saying, he would rather be hung than go with such a set of cut throats. IF A few days ago, Jeff. Davis, iu company with Bragg, arrived at Macon, where he made a speech, in which he said that Atlanta was the most vital part of the Southern Confederacy; that reinforcements had arrived, and would con tinue to arrive until the safety of the city was beyond question. tdr uwmg to a plurality of Appetites among the “peace men” of Waterville, the ovation de- ! signed for Gen. McClellan, the Mail says, was i devoted to a more worthy hero, “ General ] Knox.” It was thought safer to give it to one who had never lost, than to one who never won j —and never will. BTThe Democratic papers say Gen. McClellan j will not resign hie commission in the army, but, like Gcu. Scott he will held on. And the people have determined that bis fate, as a presidential caudidate, shall he like Scott's, and that the re sult of the election shall show that, in “holding on” he exercised his usual oaution. STI'lie Washington correspondent of the New York Times says: “A leading member of Con- ' gress predicts that the Chicago Convention will i be recouvuked, McClellan thrown overboard,and Pendleton nominated for the Presidency by the peace faction and such other discontents as may be induced to support their policy.” HT By order of the Secretary of War, all sick and wounded soldiers will be discharged upon the expiration of their terms of servioe, but will be entitled to medical treatment in hos pituls and the usual rations so long as the disa bility under which they arc suffering may exist, i or for the time it may be considered proper for them to remain under. 6TAn exchange says a campaign history of f**"1- McClellan tells of his making an interest Collection of reptiles in alcohol on the Bed river ®*ueditiou, years ago. It is suggested that be might have aided to his collection if he bad been at Chicago, aud that most ot the spec imens there were already well preserved in eora whisky. BTYhe Boston Cou-itr takes the Democrats of this state to task teveruy for not doing better on Monday, and it must beunfessed that they did very badly. It appears thw it is urged on their behalf that they saved up u,eir strength fur November; but this, says tha Courier, was a mistake, aud “as it is they appear to us h. have lost all." tyrhe new Custom House at Quebec was de stroyed by fire on Saturday evening. The great- j er part of the furniture was saved, as was also the basement story with the winter’s supply of ' firewood. The fire was caused, it is believed, by the plumbers leaving their fire burning upon the roof. jyTbe remains of Col. Freeman McGilvery ! were brought home to Scarsport and interred last Sunday. He reviewed his artillery com mand on the morning he fell a victim to chloro form. liii> death was announced in two minutes after became in from the field. Col. McGilvery was one of the bravest and most faithful officers in the servioe, and his death is a great loss. HT There is a painful rumor .not yet confirmed. that Mrs. John Brown, her son Salmon, his wife and three daughters, while on their way to Cali fornia to seek a new home, were captured by guerrillas, robbed and murdered. Their home stead is now occupied by Mrs. Brown’s brother, named Hinckly, who says that many pilgrims visit the grave of John Brown, who died be cause he loved liberty well but not wisely. jy There is a negro carpenter at Memphis, Fleming Davis, who was born and brought up in Cincinnati and was kidnapped eighteen years ago in Covington,Ky., together with his brother. They were kept in slavery at Vicksburg until the war broke out when their master entered the rebel army. They got their freedom when Vicksburg was taken and the brother is now in the Union army. jyGeu. McClellan was one of the first officers to recommend a draft, to urge emancipation as a “military necessity,’’ and to order the arrest of a State Legislature, and in view of these acta and their author’s nomination at Chicago, Mr. Van Alien of N. Y., a delegate to Chicago, says, “the nominationof George B. McClellan quashes the indictment which we [Democrats] A a re drawn against the administration. jyThc Argus holds “that the political opin ions now in the ascendant in New England.have been ruining the country.” They have hid rather a ruinous effect upon the copper stocks and stocks in copperhead ncwspaiiers, but the general interests of the country stand up under them remarkably well. We suppose the Argus sighs for the good old times of John B. Floyd and Howell Cobb, when a loan of $12,000,000 could not possibly be effected at one per cent, a month jy The McClellan papers advertise their can didate as a French Dancing Master would adver tise his heels, giving a list of references in the same way. For example: the New York World refers to Abraham Lincoln, who said “a thous and thanks for the relief your dispatches gave me,” and to Gen. Ualleck who said, “I beg of you to assist me with your ability and expe rience.” Mr. Lincoln ie also quoted in a noteto “Little Mac,” “Destroy the rebel arms if possi ble.” But “Mac” didn’t do it, nor did he try hard. The Argus has got a crumb of oomfort. At the negro concert at Deering Hall, one of the imitatian darkeys mentioned the name of that imitation hero, McClellan, and there was a shout of applause from the "Peace” boys present ! Of course “Little Mac” will lie next President, for a negro concert lias established the fact that his name calls forth more applause than that of Fremont, Buell, Jim Brooks, or Daniel Pratt ! Darkey concerts are big things for the develop ment of McClellan enthusiasm and dried cow skin thunder—both equally temoved from the genuiue article. jy We received numerous raps over the knuckles for allowing Mr. Clement to explain the origin of that rebel flag at West Gorham, and one good friend has written out his reproof | which will be found in anether column. If auy i one supposes Mr. C. gained access to our paper ; by paying for it he is grossly at fault in his ; judgment, li t didn’t think the “explanation” | reflected any credit upon its author, for it was I a vindication of his suspected patriotism at the . expense of his intelligence. It is difficult to see hew he could be ignorant of the flag under which . his friends arc fighting. ty Will the Argus copy the extract we pub lished from J udge Rice's letter of 1862, and then say if the same contingencies do not now exist I under which Judge R. declared the war should be prosecuted with its utmost vigor? We-charge | Judge Rice with no inconsistency; we demand of i him no rigid occupancy of precisely the same j ground he occupied three years ago; we charge that in endorsing the Chicago platform as he ! has done by bis vote, be dcuies the very princi . fdsM In hie letter tv wliul have re ferred, and shows that he has changed his posi tion not simply in relatiou to measures, but in relation to questions of fundamental signify canee. __________________ Election Returns. Returns Horn 318 cities, towns ai.d planta tions, mostly official, give Cony 55.295, How ard 39,951. Majority lor Cony 162244. The towns to come in will increase this majority. The five Union candidates for Congress have been elected by majorities ranging from 2000 to 4500. The majority for Mr. Lynch iD this District will not vary fifty voles from two thousand. We have but few returns from Aroostook County. Those we have received show a Union loss and indicate that Madigau has teen at work with universal zeal in that couul).— We think it probable thet the democrat! have carried the county and will, therefore, have one member in the state Senate. AU the other conuties hare elected the Union ticket. Lincoln County has been carried by the Union party by about filly majority. One hundred and twenty-two Representa tive Districts return one hundred Union men and twenty-two Democrats. The Union nominations for county officers have been elected in every county save, per haps, Aroostook. This is glory enough for our September election. A Splendid Launch. The steamer Franklin, whose keel was laid in 1852, will he launched to morrow about noon at the Kitlery Navy Yard. She Is a splendid model, and the largest vessel in our Navy. The Baud of the 17th Regt. will go out in the moruing train and discourse some patriotic music ou the occasion. Persons de sirous ol witnessing this exhibition can go out in the morning train and return in the evening train. It is expected there will be a large concourse of people present to witness this magnificent spectacle. We presume many of our citizens will attend. If the day is pleasant, the visit to the Navy Yard on this occasion will be very interesting. Americans have reasons to feel proud of their Navy, especially since Farragut has placed five war vessels alongside Mobile all ready to fire upon that city In case it does not surrender. We hope it will yield to the old Commodore’s demand and thereby much prop erty will be saved. Mao Don in Brunswick.—A gentleman from Brunswick iulbims us that about a week or teu days since, a mad dog made his appear ance in Brunswick, on the premises of Mr. Gilbert Woodward; that he killed a hen in the j yard, and then made an attack upon the oxeu, I but they fought him cfi' and he did not bile them. He bit a cow in the tail, which has j since died, and then returned to the yard and i killed anotlper hen. Mr. Woodward shot the dog dead ou the second attempt, the firtt ; time the gun missing fire. Upon examining the dog’s collar it was found to be marked t “Jeff. Uucis.’’ It Is the opinion of some of the Brunswick people that the dog would have ! been spared for his name's sake had Mr* Woodward known in advance what it was. Blackwood.—The August number of this able Scotch magazine has been received from the American publishers, L. Scott & Co., New York. Contents: Tony Butler, Part XI; Lewes's Aristotle; Victor Hugo ou Shake speare j Coneiius O'Dowd, Part VI; Chroni cles of Carlingford, Part XIV; Public Schocl Report; Art; Guilletta; The voice of censure. At a festival of lawyers and editors, a law yer gave aa a toast—“The Editor. He always obeys the call of the devil.” An editor re- 1 sponded—''The Editor and the Lawyer—the devil is satisfied with the copy of the former, 1 but rpgulres the original of the latter.” I special notices. _I fgT Carriers tho faily Press are not allowed to ssllpapers on their routes. Wr. Sparrow vi. N.\% Life Ins.Co. Mv attentioa has b on directed to a “Card’’ in the Cornier of the 8th inst., bearing tbo signature of Warren Sparrow; also one signed John Neal. Truth and justice require some notice be takeu of the above. Mr. .sparrow did not (as Mr. Neal states) surrender the agency of tho N. Y. Liio at a great pecuniary sacrifice; his agency of that company was revoked for what we consider a dishonorable trans action. He (Sparrow) says that after more thorough inves tigation of later reports, he., be was induced to ac- I cept tho agency of the Mutual Benefit. Mr. Neal states hit discussion with Sparrow con- \ ▼inced him of the superior advantages of the Mutu- ' al Benefit. Are either of the above tho true reasoas? lia< Ur. , Noa’given tho true reason why ho allowed twenty i years’business to be transfored from his hands to < Mr. Sparrow’s? Neither of those cover the ground. Mr. Spariow has steadiestly contended for months after hia con- j troversy with Mr. Neal that it was a triumph for the N. Y. Life. Why with hi* professed scruples con- * tinue to impress this laot upon the public? Why so a»sHuously claiming everywhere the X. Y. Life to bj second to no company after being thus convinced? was he honest then,and now? Mr. Neal’s article had uo’hing to do with It! this Mr. 8. knows. What does he mean by Uter reports of the Mass. 1 and N Y Insurance Commissioners? lit^he anything later than Jan 1864? No! lor none have been issued of later date by those commission ers. Has he not studied those reports carefully for tho past nve months prior to entering the employ of the Mu usl Benefit? During that time, uot a day has passed in which ho did not present ths N. Y. Life to to the business men of Tortlaod at safe, reliable, and cheap as any company in the country. Is there anything in the later reports to which he refer*, differing io any degiee to tho foimer reports of tQO same cornu i-aioners, to the prejudice of the N- i. I ife. as compared with the Mutual Benefit, or any other Co? In tact, does not the Mass. Ins. Com mis loners’ report of 1864 shew the growth of the N. Y. Lite to Lave teen greater, the past year, than any Co. doing basnets in that 8tate? Does not Mr. Sparrow know that the nett assets, to value ofthe N. Y. Life, has largely increased the ' past year, until it exceeds that of the Mutual Bene fit over three per ceat.? He ought to know it, and does. Ho knows lull woll if he is competent for Lis business, that so far from the last report of ekber of the above commissioners being in any way constru ed to the end he implieq it is quite to the contrary. It U not a little singular, that after tear years of 1 examination and labor for the N. Y. Life—in con stant competition with the Mutual Benefit, and pub i lie controversy with in agent, called each day to close investigation of the merit* oi each Co—that he should remain firm and decided in Lis convictions, in regard to the former, until the General Agent of the latter approaches with tLe proposition to trans fer twenty years' business of Mr. Neal, to hi* bands, • if he will advocate the Mutual Benefit. Thus in one night, all the investigations of years vanish.—admitting all he has said heretofore for years untrne. lie arguments of Mr. Neal which the ! day before were mere sophistry, became a tower of logic, not to be o’erturned. Twelve months hence, should any other Co. offer ! inducements,may he not find some/ox«r report which will lequire a denial of all he to-day states in re gard to the Mutual Benefit ? If four years of investi gation tesuited in so completely deceiving him, how 1 long will it require u> properly enlighten him? I The whole matter is too transparent te deceive any sensible , er»ou. It* a question of dollars and cants. 1 admit Lis right to ail himself of any snob ad vantage, but let him be manly, and honornb e a* well as truthlu. His statistic* are as faulty as the above reasons ho assigns, lie slate* the amount received for interest by the Mutual Benefit during the year 1863 t440.67fi.7S Ain't rte'd by X. Y. Life,same time, 133.861,76 By re enug to the/o/esf rep*rts of the Mass Ins. Commissioners (1864) page 14. we find the amount thue recei ed by the klutnei Benefit #296.077,-6 or #144,498 80 less than he state*, while the X. Y. Life ; was #7,679.10 more than he slates, an error of only #152,177.92 in one item, as shown by the authority he invokes. Bo iu the matter of expense - taking same author ity. X. Y. Life for 1833, 17,67 pr. ct. Mutual Benefit, 1863, 9,74 pr. ct. an excess ol 7,63per cent, against the X. Y. Life, not oi 9.33 per cent, ns he state*,showing again his error ; thus A might pa« through the items. A word ofesplanation on this excess of expenses. Every person at all familiar with Life Insurance, and Mr. bparrow in particular, (for this point he has explained a thousand time*) knows that tbe expense of new business to a Co. is trom three to four times greater than thstinenred on the old. or. that every new policy issued, cost the Co's from three to four times as much the first year, as in subsequent years. As a result, a Co that is doing a large new business, most increase its expenses; this tbe X. Y. Lift has r n4 tm tuMified in so delog, every policy hold er being benefited by that new basinet*. lua. Com. remarks upon that point.) The profits el this outlay will be felt the preecnt and in future y ear*, dome Co’s reach ae high as 30 per oent. and good Co’s even higher j the only question is ha* it been judicionsly expended, booh fit the of ficial report: X. Y, Life isined in 1S6J, 4077 new policies. Mut’i Bc-ui t, 2687 do. An excess of 13U0 in lavor of the X. Y. Life Tois fact is answer to the query, whether or no this dif fereuoe i<as been Judicionsly expended. Ou the point of dividends, I have but little to say, remarking the X. Y. Life dec.ared 35 per oent. the last year, and coaid have largely increased the same had they doomed it it iso so to do; in the present con dit.on c f things they thought a conservative coarse wisest, la this they find the endorsement of X. Y. Commissioner* Say* Mr. Barnes. bupt, of In* Dep. of X. Y , in his last repoit, "The disposition to de clare excessive dividend*, espoiialljr with our note Co's,is undoubtedly agrowiugevii with Life Ins." Tlis Mutual Benofit is a note Co. So is th* X. Y. Life, the for .nor being moro so, taking note lor 50 per ceut, the latter accepting but 40 per cent. The X. Y. Lite has done a leaning business for year*, and th * they have cone without failing iuto the evil to which Mr. Barnes refers, of exoe*slvediv idends. It* Ti usloes are houtSb and capable meu, known to besuen by many busmens men of Portland; they have never sought to swell their dividend*, in order to procure new bumne»* but i*) give to its po icy holsers ail that any Co. can give them, con sistent with ample security and equity; on this ba sis they have done this leaning busmen. Says Mr. Sparrow iu hi* advertisement ol Deo last, "The new buBimsi cf the X. ¥. Lite iu tbe year 1862 nearly tqna.ed the combined business of any two Compan ies in the Cuited Slates.'' We are content thus to remain. Mr. Sparrow stat s it will cost #22-12 ie.-s on premium in the Mutual Benefit ihun in tho X. Y. Lite. Xot knowing the plan upon which he bases hLJfiguies, 1 cannot examine its details to show its illusion 09 such it Is. Does he calm the losses will avenge more with the X. Y . Life than tbe Mutual Benefit or any other Co.f K ad his public statement a short time since. “The mortal.ty among its(X. Y. L;ie) members has been priporii nally /ess than that of any olhar Life las. Dees the N. Y. Life do lees new business * lie has told you it does ino:e. Do they receive le»s for that busiuets? He tells us they retain more. Is their business well managed * He replies yea! So think the ins. Commissioners of h. Y. and Mass. Why then is it not as **fe, reliable and cbespas the Mu tual Bent tit or any other Co. The truth is Mr. Spar row finds it lor his advantage, for reasons given, to operato for the Mutual Benefit, Loping to retain both Cos. Findiog his agtncy of the N. Y. Liie re voked. he issues this Card to create dissatisfaction in the minds of its po icy holders, tr us lug to gain some j and procure double commission upon thu terns par tes: the* seeking to undo the work the It Y. Lift) has paid him lor. This is his code of hot. or. 1 leave him to Uisowu reflation* and the Judgment of hon orable business men. In this statement no disresj „ol to the Mutual Ben efit Life ina. Co. i< designed or intended. I he N. Y. Lift) oan rise without attempting to drag others down. With this statement of facts, having Ism j ambition to figure in print, i leave for good the agent of the Matual Benefit, hopirg when he fuels called upon to Issue another Card it will be more ac curate thaa his last. C. E. KIMBALL, Gtn. Ag t N. Y. Life Ins. Co. Who ted. At P. B. Frost’s, 91 Exchange street, f or ft good Coat Makers, to whom the highest Boslon prjops will be paid. aepi9d2w O^The Gymnasium at 17ft Middle Street, will be opened on Monday, Sept 12th, at S PM. Ladies who object to exercising in the evening, may meet the teaoher any afternoon in the week, (Wednesday i and Saturday afternoons excepted.; from 3 to to' elock. Evening Classes on Mondays aud Thurs days. Terms 93,00 for twelve lessons. septlO-dlw Portland Photographic Qallery, 90 MIDDLE 8T., PORTLAND, Me., A. S. DAVIS, Proprietor, Portland, May 13,1««4 maylldda Bay Yoar Siaiioaery Package* At Dresser's, 99 Kxchanga atroat, Ki per dozen, or 3* cost, each. tSTt-tzotz wanted, addraaa L. DMESSEK. fort [and, Mo., Box 183. augUdiw I SPECIAL. NOTICES. Life Insurance Card. Tba aadenijcnal, bating bMi led Into a more thor ough iureettfutlon of ih« Mutual Benefit Life Aaauraacs Syute.m, by the aid of later rey.rt t anil CjMctai document I ot tbe iiigha.t ebaruoter, from Cummu-ioceu apjKU.il ed uud paid by the state. of New York and Mine chiwettk—punie* wholly dinlutereetcd—ba.at length contented to lake the l>t-ueral Agency uud a-ipann- j tendance of that Inutitutton for tbe state of Maine. f with u bureau tor jrortluud at No. Exckanyt Street. on tho tame floor and In tbe same building to long oocetited by Mr. John Neal, their representative here for twenty yeara. i. By accepting this Agency, tbe undertlgued la obliged to forego that oi tbe New York Cile Loin- . pan*, for which be ha. operated with a good deg"B of aucce»s for the lut two yosrs. But bis ju*tinaa tJon if, that he cannot serve two mastersthat where system* and result** differ iu w hat so deeply . concerns the people of Maine. he cao only recom mend what he believes to be the best; and his rea son*, he thinks, lor choosing to make this ehange, j will be found both satisfactory and conclusive wlto his fileuds, with parties insured by him,and with all men of business, foresight and calculatiin, who may choo*e to run their eye over the fallowing item* carefully compiled from the latest official reports ot the Insurance Commissioners. 2fet Surplus or Gross Total Ain't Amt assets over as*e<s Insured all liabilities MutBenTt #6,647.769,64 1 $30,297,124 I $1,*>7.660.17 R. Y. Life 2,706,666.74| 26,196,190 | 317,022,75 Income from Loss by Expenses lnt. 1868 death 1368 1363 Mut.Benft •440,676,73 1 *276,600 1 •1*4,170,96 S. t. Life 186,361.73 1 288,860 1 226,734,64 The same Report gtvos tbe Ratio of Expenses to Receipts in the New York Lite at 9 33 per cent great er than in the Mutual Benefit The real (ttfcrenceqfe»lt to th.i assured is shown In the annual dividends or returned premiums, which are here given tor the last five years. " 1860 1861 1862 1861 1864 Mut. Ben’t 48 pr ct 46 pr ot 50 pr ot 60 pr ct 50 pr ct M. Y. Life aopret 30 pr ct 30 pr ct 36 pr ctjcft pr c4 Another essential item to be considered in this connection is the fact that the Mutual Benefit al ways pays IU dividends iu Just four years from the date of the pavment upon which it is declared, while tbeX. Y. Life averages six and a half years—this difference of time in favor of tbe Mutual Benefit will bring a fifty per cent, dividend at simple interest up to filly -seven and a half at the time when it will be due from the other Company. Thus it is seen thst the actual difference in dividends is as 67 1-2 to 86. or in other words that it oosts annually #22 .-2 less on every #100 premium paid te insure in the Mutual Benefit than In the New York, the tame Is true, in I fact, in comparing the Mutual Benefit with most oth er companies. 1 he»e lace* are given because tbe discovery of them * were tho sole cause of the change in my relations to the two companies. WARREN SPARROW. State Agent Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co. Portland, Rapt. 1884. To Whom It May Concern. After introducing the Mutual Benejtt Life Assur ance system to the people of Maine, and acting as ' General agent lor tho Stale nearly twenty years, being unable to attend to the basin#** out of Port land, sad a general agent fitted for the trust requir 1 ing to have his headquarters hire in the oity, arrange ments have been made to transfer the General A gen cy of the State, together with all my cases, to Mr. Warren Sparrow, formerly agent ol the New York Lite, with whom, it may be remembered that I had a controversy la tbs newspaper* not long ngo, touch ing tne respective merits of tbe two systems; the re sult of which has been tbe entire oouvict on of Mr. Sparrow as to the soundness ot my position, follow ed by tbe surrender of his Agency iu the Jiew York Life, at a large pecuniary sacrifice. I have now only to add, (after commending Mr. 1 Sparrow to nv per-ons- lnems and te the public In general, as pre-eminently fitted for the business), that ail I have ever written or said of the advantages to be found in the Mutual Benefit Lift- Assurauoe system over every other, at home or abroad, I now res Arm, find would do so in still stronger language if 1 supposed it necesssaxy. But the foregoing sum mary of results compiled flora . ffleial reports of the highest chatacter. 1? sufficient 1 am sure, to sat ietyall inquirers. Portland, Sept. 8, 1864. KKAL. DB. TEBBETTS* PHYSIOLOGICAL H AIK REG ENERATOR! ! ITS MObl'S OPkBASDI: Immediately beneath the aeslp there are very ■ tmsh bodies called Glands;or more commonly Roots I of the Bair. It is from these Glands that every hair of the head is formed and secreted As long as the scalp is ires from (diesase these bodies also remain healthy, and tbe hair keeps i«s natural appearance and color But when humors and other diseases af fect the scalp these glands become involved in the same disease, and tbe h»ir gradually tarns gray, dry : and brittle. Sooner or Inter the hair begins to fall off, and in many cases, i! not arrested, will produce complete baldness. To remedy this pathological condition of the glands, and create a new and healthy action, the Physiological Hair Rt generator has proved a per fect success. It is not t “D?*," and will net stain a ptrtiele. It will positively "RnaToanGaat liAia* in all cases » to its original color. It promotes a growth of new ; hair in all easts ou Bald Heads wh?n the glands or i roots of the hair arc not completely disorganized — It prevents the hair from failing off. and removes all dandruff bsat, humors and Itching from the scalp , It keeps tbe hair soft, moist and perfectly bealty.and {ivesfta glossy and beautiful appearance. It is ighly p^rramed.aud as a dressing it has no saperi ' or. The " Regenerator" U warranted to produce tbe above resalts tin all cases, if not tbe money to be refunded. With It every "Gray Head" la Xbw Eng land can be restored in lets than thirty days. Prise 75 ceil* per Bottle. T1R3ETT* BROTHERS, Druggists and Chemists, Proprietors, Manchester, • X. H. Sold at wholesale and retail by W. W Wuiitli, 2l|Market Square Portland, Bole Agent, and by i Druggists ever/where. eept9 64 eodtojanl 1 Dr. Watson's Diptheria Cure, Oaaai.iv, May 0th, 1864. Sir —Having cured four cases ol Diptheria la my f house, and watched its wonderful success in many } neighborhoods in ray travels; I call Dr. Watson's Diptheria Care a sure cure for that awflil scourge. ' No one dins wbi takes U id season: and 1 may ay it oure-*ali who are thorough in usieg Jl; even after the disease is called fatal by e'teadiug physicians. I ohaliange any one *» show a failure where the medicine has a reasonab't chance. Who would not have it in tbe hous-; it they knew its power. A ] Celebrated Druggist here who feared to try it fbr a ! while Augli) trie l it for every member of his family i and told me he would not take 10>\00 dollar* lor the cure jusr for As* family, and i dont believe be would ; take it in go'd even at its highest premium It re I minds me of the •* Brazen Serpent," a sure cure. Vorv Respectfully Yours, K. M bra*ran. H II. HAY, Druggist. Portland, general agent : for Maine, to whom all orders must be addressed. Aug&ood&wtt “L. F.,f Atwood’s Biltgia, Price 3bCtg TuoauDiav, Ms., April 26.1863. Dear Sir:—A lady of my acquaintance was | troubled with severe attacks of sics beadacb for a ; number of years, and coulo And no relief until the 1 tried L. P- 41wood’s titters, which effected a per manent cure. Mv daughter was troubled with attacks of severe headache tad vomitia*. wiiicu have been eared by these hitters. I have myself been troubled 1 with dyspepsia, which has already been relieved by this remedy. 1 always keep it on hand, asl believe it to be a speedy cure for all deraogemsats of tbe ; st' magh and liver: and f>r female complaints whan I arising from debility ot the digestive organs. Yours truif, C*as. Whitmit. OT"“ Counterfeits and bare testations, in simi . lar bottle and label are in the market and sold by unprincipled dealers. Tk* genuine is signed L. W. Atwood, and also have an uxtua LABEL, m white prper, countersigned U. H. HA Y, Druggist, Portland, Me., sole General Agent. Sold by respectable dealers ip medicine generally. UnylfeodAwf A New Perfume for the Handker chief. Phnlog'* "Night Blooming Cere**." Phglon'a "Night Blooming Cinu.” Phnlon't "Night Blooming Cereng.” Phnlon'. “Night Blooming Ctrou." Phnlon'* “Night Blooming Cerena." Phnlog'* "Night Blooming Coron*.” Photon'* "Night Blooming Oeron*." A moat Kxquiaite. Delicate and Fragrant Perfume, dl.tilled from the Bare and Beautiful Flower from it takea ita name. Manufactured only by PHALON f SON, N T. Egr* Sowar. qf Counter/eitt. Aak for Phaione— Take no Other. Sold by Drngglata genermll^^ LIGHTNING FLY HILLER ! KVIKT BUXXT WILL Mill a Quart of Files. BVTCHER’SDEAD SHOT, FOK BED BUGS. The On Ip Sere Kt terminator. Sold bjr 11. II. HAY, Druggist, junction Middle and Free Street*, Portland, special a^enti* for the State of Mains. sepddAwEw THOU.4.S G. LOIUNG, DRUGGIST, -AMD—— PRACTICAL. TRUSS RITTER, Corner «r Ciohange Jk raderalll’a, A perleet fit gggrgataed. The poor liberally con aldered._ mehkfcdtf UR. P.P. QUIMBY would give notice thatl.c i has returned to Portland, and can be found at his Room, No. 18 Intkukationil Hops it, where be will attend to all wishing to consult bins. First Examination at office.S2 00 i Rach subsequent sitting at office. W City Palieuia, first Examination at residence. 9j*{ Rac b .ub.euueutvi.lt at reudence. •• l w Wti6 Kud Dn. Hvea.i' *d»erti*»we“L ** ngother column. In hi. .pecialty Dr. nutflw.la unequalled by guy phyaiciau in tbia co*etry. Jnnl wiy ___ tr OAKDS a.d BILL HEADS neatly print* et thia oflo*. “ rv>uyou areln want of anykiadof PE1NT1NQ ailf> the Daily Praaa Offloa. M MINIATURE ALMANAC. Friday.lepetwker 16. !ua ri.ee.6.4k I High water.(» m)... .11 64 Inn aeta.6.06 | Length of dnya.1SJ6 Brighton an* C«raWWfe rkeU | At mark* 899* beet **!..-ato* ’ ,heup “PtWU. 4U00; AM quality 1* o®}2 60: aeconido 10 00® .150; third do i 023,160 P«r 1‘J0 Jba. , , The lollowing »alu were »»*••* Brighton. Awmfxr. Price. Pf Ct Shrink. At Wt One lot... 7.«4.<»}.Wh do 10.11}..Jm do 9.10}. 87 . 931 do 8.1*4.85.1140 do lfi.10}. 87 . 901 4o 31. 13.00}.1412 do 8 . 9 . 40 ... . 94 p do 21 .13 .45 ..11* 0 do 16 13 30 .1002 do Bi .12}. 34 .1411 ] BeotaethtapWiek more plenty anl the quality ie better. Kxtfi cattle are .riling for about ike aame < prica ae Jaet week. but other grader are telling at a decline equal to 50c per hundred from our laet quo- ; tatlone There were moio cattle at market tint week | than at any time thie eetuuu. l,atie hue been tan fur email tattle. Stores—Yearling*; Two Yoar* old from 830 to6u; Three yeare. M l to 66 per hea l lf'< rking One—Salee. 812)1 140. 160. 155,1«5. 170, 175. 186. 190. 195. 200. S25. ill. 2121 and 285. C'tri - Sale, 836, 40. 46, 43, 60, 65, 6u. (3, C6, 70, 75. 79 83 and lav Sheep and Lambs—tiale* of Lamb, at 83 fO, 4 25. 4 61. 4 76. 5, 6 25, 6 40 6 75.« and 8 25; Old Sheep 7 to : 8c per lb Put H'we—t3}e. Cat/ Skint from 23 to 26c per lb. Sheep Stine—l 60®62 00; Lamb iklns, 81 60®2 00. : Hides— 12c. Tat tom—15c. Boeton Stock List. Salb at tub Bboekbb’ Boabd, Sept. 16. 6.000 American Gold, hew York check.228 1,100.do.228 duo .do. 227) 18,'*■*) US Coupon Slaee 11881).107} 1,700 United 8tale• 7 1 pnhe (Oel).110 5)0 United Stater 6-20 a ... 119} " 6.600 U 8 6'ire-TweaIiet (Coupon* of).108} 20,000 .do....10S} •2.000 .do.lt«, 6 000 Untied State, Currency Certificate,. 94, 1.1 48 United Sate* tjoupqn*.224. 5 Portland, Saco A Portim'th U E.110’ flABBIED. In Saco Sept 11. Mr BcnJ F Kicharde and Mia, Llizie New comb, both of Scarborough In Biddefurd Sept lo, Mr Stephen Preaeott and Miea Martha A Searer, both ol B. In Waldoboro Sept 6. Charlee Taylor. En;, of Bos ton. and Mir, Carrie C brig*,, of Portland. In Beirut Sept 6.Mr llenry H McDonald and Mix Sarah Ellen Dyer, both of U In Libert* Sept 11. Mr Lben £ Colby nod ML* Flora A Collin,, noth of L. la Gardiner Sept 8. Mr Jatne, Brown. orChelaea. Maee. and Sin Martlia A Jobnoin of Dreadea | la Uardloer Srpt 10. Mr John U Jewett, of Weet , Gardiner, pud Mtu Mary M Lunt, of U. DIED. In Angnsta Sept 14, Mitt Mary Moody, of tbit city.' aged to yean. j t3F*Funerxi thir (Friday) af ernoon, at 2j o’clock, ’ from Vo 221 Cumberland street. In Charleston Stpt 12. Capt Theophilo* Sanborn aged iS yean 7 month* and 7 days. In B«lfa«t Aug 2ej Samnel B*nton, aged 69 yean. At Hoxbury bapt 9 Capt feilaa Haynes, formerly of Northboro, aged 68 years In Bath Sept A. George L. only *on of Albert and U J Sitler, aged 6 years ard 10 months Ju Leeds Sept 19. Col John Gilmore, aged about 70. 1 be deceased wrj stepfather or Gen O O Howard, L • S Army. At St James Hospital. La, July 10. Lieut William Bagnail. IMPORTS. MAT A >/.AS Bari; Norton Stover— 96 bbda m# lassesC P Ingraham, 71 do do U Churchill * co, 1 ; bbl do master. BAILING OF OCEAN STEAMSHIPS. RTlilflS FRO* FO* RAILS I Damascus.Li.t*poo!-gutbec.b«pi 1 j Nova Scotian.Liverpool.o*«bfc..b<pt 1 ; North American Liverpool.New York .Sept 3 ; Citpof Dublin. Liverpool.New York Sept 3 ; Arabia.Liverpool.Boston.Sept 3 • gidou..Liverpool.New York.. Sept 6 borowis.Southjunptoii New York . Sept 7 1 City of London.. Liverpool.New York Sept 7 ! ftt David.Liverpool-guebec.Sept 8 Persia.Liverpool.New York sept 10 Asia ... .Liverpool.Boston.Sept 17 Chin*-..Liverpool.Boston .Sept 34 Evening Star..... New Y ork. .New Orleans Sept 17 City Washington. New Y’ork. .Liverpool.Sept 17 Roanoke.New Y'ork.. Havana.Sept 19 Scotia...New York..Liverpool ....Sept 21 Havana.New York. .Havana.Sipt 23 City of Manchest’r New York. .Liverpool-Sept 34 Pennsylvania.New Y'ork Liverpool_Sept 34 : America . New York Bremen.Sept54 i Golden Rule..New York. Aspinwali_Sept 24 Caltdonia..New Y ork Glasgow. Sept 27 Arabia.. Boston- Liverpool_Sept V » Olympus.New York. UverpooL. Sept 2k J City of London. .New York.. Liverpool.... Oct 1 MARINE NEWS PORT OP PORTLAND. j Thursday,.September 1ft. ARRIVED. Steamer New England, Field, St John X B for Boston Steamer Montreal. Knight. Boston. Barque Norton Stover. Stover, Matanzas. Sch Bremen, French, Elizsbethport. Scb Texas, Rosa. Boston, Sch Kate Aubrey, Jacobi. Boston, i Sch J W Howard, liackett. Bath fo* New Y'ork. Sch Morgiana i'ouary, Deer Isle tor Bostou. Sch Maria Cousins, Rankiu. Wells. CLEARED. Brig Martha A Barry, Barry. Havana—Cham Bros ft Co. Brig Cuba. (Br) Mackie. Malania*—Geo S Hunt Brig Youug Repub ic, Davis, Matanzas—Thinner . ft Jackson. Scb Ju ia. (Br) Burk. 8t George XB—N J XUler. Sch U 11 Dexter, (Br) Dexter. Walton Nb—master. Sch Jo* Long. Osgood. Forties* Monroe—Orlando Nicker***. Sch Exchange, Randail, MillriUo KJ—K U York ft Son. RY TRLRORAFB TO BARCHART'S RICHAI8R. NEW YORK, Sept 16. Ar, steamers Liberty, Ha* vans; Creole, New Orleans (Mb. Sid fm New Orleans 6tb. ship M*ry E Riggs, Batn. Sid fm Matanzas 8th, brig Ci*tilt*n, Portland BOSTON, Sept 16. Ar, ship Aut< crat, New Or leans: barque* Xincrah. do: frinity, do: Lord { Baltimore, Buenos Ayres; Emblem, Cienfuego*: t brig* Manse, and Paragon. • below, brigs Kea Lion. W R Sawyer. Iti*. X 8tev . ens. and Eransta. Wind WbW, light, clear and tn Id. Olf Cape Cod. brig Y axoo, fui Baltimore for Bath. BATH, Sept 16 Ar, sch Melbourne. Providence I Sid. sch Ida F Wht-c er, Washington. WindSW, fiesh and clear. f FRoH OCR CORRR -POHDRRT:) KENSEBL’XKl*OKT, Sept 16. Launobed last eveutug. iruui Ward's yard, a line ship, 880 torn, built tor and owned by Capt X L Thompson, of Krnnebuuk, and is named Strbliro Launched this day, bv Mr David Clark, a finely modeled barque, named Antrl«»i*l. 383'tons, and ha* been recently sold to Messrs. fco*eh Bros ft Cof ; fee. of New York. The A ua* launched with spars • ia end. having dteks and rigging veil filled with . infctituri We notice on the locks in Mr Clark's yard a very sharp white cak son, of ai> »ut 160 tons, planked and ceiled, for sale. Also the frame oi a l-Oo ton ship, building for Col Win L Thomiara, of ke&neboak. C^The New York Shipping List notea the sal** of ! A — ship Golden Hinds. 086 toes, built at Ba’h in 1S$3 *t feoston. for •so.ouo, A2 barque B A All-n « tona. buik at C*u>dep In 1866. at Boston, for *21 - [ A* barque Transit. <04 ova. built at F roe port ! in 1*55. §23 UUO; barqne La Cignena. tons built at Portland in 1857, an-sch Gen A no*. 4 Teat sold 4‘46 tona, built at Thomastou, on piivate terms. LarxrnKD—The ship Klla Norton, built bv P G Bradstreet, of Gardiner, was laubch»*d from his yard in Farmingdaie on the 10th lust. &he will be com 1 manded by capt Robert Norton, of B^sti ■ and wi.I be own*d by him. Mr Bradstreet aud others and will hail from Boston At WGcasaet 3d inst. a superior brig of about 2M , tons, built by Ihomas Ayer. L Carleton aud H Deering. She is to be commanded by Capt Giles of Boothbay. fishermen. Ar at Rockland lith in«t. sch Yankee Maid. Hdear. Bay Chaleur. DISASTERS. The sch Sarah A Boiee, receutiy asU« rj at James Inlet, has been got off and toured to New York, aud now lies at Greeopoiot. Sch Nicauor. Hiuks, for Havana ailed from New port 14th mat. but retured lith a M. having rprang aleak of 1500 strokes por hour when of Bio k Island. Steamship City of Manchester, at New York, re porta 1st Inst, saw ship Emily Augusta.(hu St John NB for Liverpool, at anchor iu-ide of Covrev’s Bay Rock. Asked by signals if they wanted assist race, but received no answer. DOMESTIC PORTS. BALTIMORE—Ar Uth, s.h Minnehaha. Leach City Poiut Va. Ar 18th. sch D 8 Biner. May, Gai diner. Cid 1-th, sch Algoma. Pearson, Choptaud River to load p’.auk for Eastern port. Also cid 13th. brig Uarkauav WTson, St Jago. Sid lib biruue iraviller. Rio Janeiro Al«© sailed 13th. brig Canitna, B«»cksport. PHILADELPHIA—Ar llib, ch New Zealand, Gorham, Rockland. Ar 13th. brig* Wappco. Dolso Ssgua; Temp st, Wilson, Glace Bay tB; sch Rtd.ugton, Clark, Calais. Old 12th. ship Nubia. MoKar. St.Fuhu Ml; brigs J Welsh jr. Fifleld. Poit Royal SC; Shibboleth. Johnson. Fall River. NEW YOKK-Ar 13tb. brigs Ann. Yates. Gabooa Hirer WCA; Oc an Traveller. Freethy. Lingan CB; achs Talrairoo, Gray. Bangor; Cornelia. Kamla". Mac bias - Forester, Eli-worth; Superior. lf»<ch. aud Ju line. Hatch Rockland. Ar 14th. brig* N M lerry Hark sen. ^w Orleans; John M»ea. Weeks. Baltim re: John Fnetnan, Crowell, do. Michigan, Saund»-*. Bangor; Trenton, Athertou. Portland: achs R o©»t Caldwell, McCor mack. Havana: Hornet, Butler. Calais. I By tel ] Ar IRK eng Albatross. Port au Prince. CM 14 b, fh!*» Albion. Lqcke. Liverpool; barque Jeuny. Hav^chorst, Loudon : b'ir* Augusta, kaot. Auiw- p: Thomas Owen, Pettingill Kouvitas; Sarah grtggff. wood. Havana; Rescue Flanders, St Johus NF ; achs Mary, Sawyer, Lingan CB; kasiern Belle Haley. Alexaudria. * Also cd 14th. slip I'rc’e Joe,Tukey Philadelphia • barque Winifred, W ilk ike. Rio Janeiro: brigs Caro line. Start#*, Aspinwall: J A U Crowley. Cro-bv do; Col Pern aiman. Fickett. Caib.rieo Cuba It**,’ c». Rose. New Orleans; *ch Abaco. Pendleton. Bos ton. Sid 13th. brigs Loch Lomond. Alfaretta ^Lc7p“b^'“4 Web. KIUw?rlhUl!;I<Ct~'4r Utb',eV LewU.Woc4’ .Ar U’h' *ch* Mac'll., ■ ,umfI 1 Uw“‘*>*»o«ferP«w1ttckct. Sid Hlh, Kb, *Huron Uil» New York- Ad, laid,. Crowell, tUnb.thi.ort 1 *cb* Cl»ri,w. from Dl*b 5? ***• G*° WMbitigton. Peed]*- i Retieor for Mew York. ' FAW TtCliET—At lith, Mb Jail, .an, Bullock, c Bangor, j | XEW BEDFORD—Bid 14th, Mb Georg* f Brow*, Uedney. lew York. HOlMEj'S HOLE—Ar 1Mb, Kb* Jenny Lied. Cole, New Fork tor Machine: Jed vie, Robert*, do for Eastport; Wieg of the Morning, Morton, Phila delphia for Weymouth; William U MaUler, A. ey, do tor Portland. Ar and tailed I4tb, barqu#Trinity, Nleknraon.NeW^ Orleans 17ttt nit for Boa loa, brige Sea Lion, Lowe/^ Philadelphia for do; Yaxoo. Call, Baltimore fbr Bath ; «b Melbourne. M ant on, Providence tor do. Also sailed, barque Emblem. Cieeteegoo: brig* Fannie Butler IV R Sawyer. Hattie E Wheeler, Waccamay, H B Eatery, Manaaollls; Kb» D s Lind Ky. Maracaibo. Trade Wind, Ottoman. Ada Ames, and other*. BOSTON—Ar 14tb. reha D K Arey, Hyaa. Bangor Ar 16th. ship Autocrat. Burwei), New orleane; barques Emblem, Nickerson, Cape Haytiea; Trinity. Nickerson. New Orleans; Hinesab, stackpole. do; Oeaetaet, Nichols, do 7tb ull, brigs Mann*. Cook, Ciealuegoa; X Steetaa, Barbour, Georgetown DC; G W Barter, Gilchrist, end Sea Lion. Low.Philadel phia : Vaanie Butler. Stevens. Pott Ewen; Wm R Sawyer, Tracey, Rondout; schs Wm Eilat. Howard, Glace Bay CB; X C Harris. Leighton, Xewbdrg; Eudors. Lord, sad Mareia, Monroe, Klriabethport: Ada A met, Antes, and J P Wallace, Lane, Klerk, Maracaibo, Healey, Portland. Bel ,w. barque llsdley, from Bnltlmore. Cld 14th. baique Western Sea, Harding. Port Elis abeth Lt. 11, Mbs Ann, Larrabee. Pietou: Elizabeth. Brown. 1.1-preaua NB; Nancy R Ueagaa, Banker, Waabingtou DC. Also cid 16to. uba Clara Ellen. Gray. Fortress Monrce; Pceatoutas, Berry, Philadelphia, Conway, Cook, Ka.tport. GLOUCESTER—Ar 10th, sells Van Burea, Mont gomery. Carats tor New Bedford; Anaconda, Hurd, Bangor for Boston; Tahoe*, Amec.Button for Rock land; 13th, WUd Rover, Geyer, Bangor Air Miug ham. Salem—Ar 13th. eebs Hannibal. Robbins. New J ork lor Bnugor; Wm T PbUlips, Cranmer. Gardi i^r for Washington DO; Henry A Wad*, Bosun lor Waidoboro. bin Min, brigs i W Woodrud. Isabel Bearmaat "ZAPS?1 Trader, Uaaaibai, Wm V t billip*. BASGOR-Az 14th, whs GranviJe, Marstoa. New idMi. BStoa *■ llU,h c“*rr I,l“‘ MOC K LAN D—Ar 11th, seba Cornalia, Hendartoa, Boaton ; 12th, Cosmos, Stetson, and Veadovl, Biay, Sid I3tb. sch Star, Keen. Boston; C 8 ttesmsr Merrimac, Budd, cn a cruise. BATH—Cld lsth, seb Ida T Wheeler, Dyer, Wash ington. (Ter CUy of Manchester, at New Tork. Cld at London 81st, Thomas W Limey, Boston. Pissed Deal 31st, Natiaaai, Tripp, item Callao *M Im Troon, 3uih, Tommie Hussey, Pause, Port land. rtJBEieX PORTS. At Fayal 24th alt, ship Expoander, Irvine, from Akyab Mch 23 for England, in distie s. leaky. Ar at St Tbomsa 16th all. Mb Twilight. Clark, Ber muda land sailed 23d Mr St Manias). At Sagua about 3d tual. barqn* BColoord.Calcord, for Boston 2 days; brig Nebraska, Hooker, for Phil adelphia 7 days. S;a Tut Mnuaanilln 26th art. brig J West. Hutch Inga, New York. A'“.Vi''uru<'*0* rih B,C brl* A C CatUIl, Wat son. Philadelphia Sid 17th. bnr Marius. Cook. Boatoa. Ar at CSiberian 11th uit, brig A J Bom, 8mall Portland. Ar al Pietou Hat ult. brig Calmuek, PettaagUi. Portland; 2d lust, brigs Maria Wheeler, Whteler New York; George knot, Boyd*, do; 6th. beruue Lillies, Tootbaker. Boston. Cld 1st lust, barque Sarah B Hal*. Hate bin son Pori Ian a; 2d. bug Webster Kelley. Brown, fare ham; 3d. aek Marlaad, Poster. Portland; 6th, bet* Forest .Mate, Herrtmaa. Gardla**, ^ IPUKEI Aug 26.1st JO, loa 48, barque Fuleoa, 10 daye from Boston lor Algo Bar Sept 4, let 23, loa 74 80, barque X R Haven, steer ia< 8 . “*1” 4 ■»’ 4210, loa 64 SO, ship Gea Barry, born St I John NB for Liverpool. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. CUSTOM CLOTHING STORE I Alexander D, Reeves, 2^0. 98 Exchange St., Haring Jut retorted ftom Haw Ytrk and Boatca with a lug* and Well Selected Stock —OF— CLOTHS MD TRIMMINGS, Kmbraoiog all the mart 1 FASHIONABLE STYLES, —ABB or— THE BEST QUALITY. He le prepared to sake ap to order COATS, PASTS. and VESTS. At the lowest figure of which the time, will adaait, aad ia the laleet nylo. Joat recelred a JVBW STY LA of Ciolhi lac LADIES' CLOAK*. tr All garment, made a arranted to fire tatio fc«tloa._ aeptlfidlm " ' ■” "" .. IIMWMWM To Merchant Tail on and Cotton. IHAVE left with Mr. W. D Jamea. Mo «1 Mid dle atreet. Portland. eopiaa of the true science of i dialling gaimenta. Mr. J. tuilv anceraiaada the i theory aad practice ea well at 1 do. aad mm com mucicat aa well to other.. orld MADlaOM rocilaad. SeplU. 19*,. Haring recelred authority from Mr. Mediaee. 1 am prepared 'o farnlah ail the ueceaaary tafiram tloa. and .apply thorn who may wiah with the roiee ' •* **'• ? 8 Ue/dineri, Me. *1 Middle rtiwet. Sept I* 3m W P JAMM. Notice of Diaooiutioa. THE arm heretofore ezieting aader the aameend •lyle or (.'loadmaa. sterene A Co„iak rehy die aoi.ed by maiuaieieaeat. Ewan Cioadmea aad fiterea. are aaliioriaed to aoitle aad ad hut the aL fair, of the leu r.rm JOHN CLOUDMAN ALUEEr B hlhVEMI. „ Joseph walker. Portland, Stpt. 1, IsM. Meaara. Cloadmaa aad Sie.eaa will eonllnae the •ame boaiama at the aid etaad number in uaeu 81 .eplSeodSw avrniag scnooi. GW SO YES, u experieaoed Teacher, will • open aa keening school at iba Hall at tha Caagram »t, la door abova oa Mooney Evening. Kept 19 where be will Impart laetractioa 10 tboe* why may deep# to devote e ponton of tbeir evenings In enquiring oarfttl and practical knowledge Penmanship ail orthography especially attenued to. Term ivaeoa. able. For further parUcolari aaqaira at the ball aa •tare. eeplfidfo Xechatlci' Bank. TUE Annual Meeting of stockholder! of the Me chanics bank, for tbe eoloe of three tort, and any Otbtr business a Web may pom# before them, alii ba bald at tbeir Banslsg loop on Monday Id Dot naxt. stir. a. far Order. W U srKl tlfSfiOS, Cuahler Fertland, Sept lfi, IMA-dtd Caaal Bank. rpu* Annual Meet ag of the stockholders of this ..k ■ r2f ,he ehoico of Of rectors, will be held •t tbeir banking bones oa Monday Oat I at 11 o'«Pk ti^,»i>nikt°!'i‘J8r lh* ,nbJe<‘ °r adopting the Ha other business. *l*m‘ of “F ieptifi—dtd B ( . SOMERBY, Caahiar. Bank ol Cumberland. NOTICE is hereby given that the annul meeting ot the rtooknolders of the Bank of(uinbL?l.nl for the choice of Directors for the eu-uli g >. er sad Iks transaction ef«a, other busing .UtViy co« lelbre them, wiu be held at tbeir It.nklng kirn on Monday the 31 or October next ntt o c oder « Pet Older ol the Directors SAM L SMALL Cashier Portland, Sept 1> UM. seplidtd House * Houae Lois For Male. SITUATED at MortllTa Corner, near the Mn* of hors* tailroed. A on* story hi us* and stable with about one acre of land In a high state of culti vation Alio eight npres near the York and Cum. harlam U If. within two mluutea walk of the hors* cars, well sltneted for houae lots, and a good thane, for investment. For further particulars et quire of Westbrook, Sept ]*, IS'54- diw ^ CRAM. Portland Mai me Society. TUE Members of tbe Portland Marins sociale ns. hereby notified that |a •peeinlmnStaSuMU society will be held at the ofoc. of mTSi.V c-o . uu Tqeaday thekOtb *oeloU» J the purpose ot a Secretary and a Treasurer W tggar* -^order Notice to Physician s. ~ rjtUE Stock and Stxxd of a hbysicianand Drue. '““-UPS. UP Miodl* strut. l*ua_•*etnirr*stf Pirat Class Boarding House to Let. W,M WT,n*'U h0“** 'owner of Middle •nd Willow b»» to lot; pcMeMjoa fiten fcov 1 with * portion of tbe furnuuro for w!*1* Kor panic-* ^ JOUN C‘ 1'R0C1 8«pt ifi -dtl _ Ligic strut. IVouae and Lot Fop Sale. X4? k*®.'- ,tr«»- Monu has tleren #n ishid rooms, besides closets Inst by furnace. >i|Hd for gas, bard aad soft water la tbe kitchen — kfl in good order. p, i0a and forms libers' Inquire <f . JOMB C. PROCTER. Sept lfi—dlw f1 AN furnish four vslerae Suhslitnt* for thru L years. Inqulreef JOUN.C. PROCTER. Sept lfi—did Lime strut. House aad Store Lain to Lease. YN Congress#. Hortt and Cumberland, above ' Washiarton strut, tacladiaf the desirable lot omer of Congress end Berth streets Aenlv to eplfidfim A. f, FULLER, ISt Congress street,

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