Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, 26 Eylül 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated 26 Eylül 1864 Page 2
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THE DAILY PRESS. POMTLAKO, MAJXm. — • » —. Monday Morning, Sept. 26,1864. --— The circulation of the Daily Press is larger ,hm any other Daily paper In the Stale, and double that of any other in Portland. /wu—*1,00 per year to advance. AT Readla* Matter ea all Fear Pm*. inflow KoniMTioivs. <1 ELECTIOK TUESDAY, JTOY. Stk. YOU PRESIDENT. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. 0E ILDIMOia. FOB tiwMMBIBtoT, ANDREW JOHNSON, OY TENNESSEE. Par Electors. wl^ J JOHN B. BROWN, ol Portland, ABNER STETSON, ot DamarUcotta. ist Z>*J».-RICHABt> M.CHAPMAN ot Biddeford. •id out.—TuOHAd A. u KK-8MNUKN of Auburn. bd out — UOINti UAl'MOHN of Pituield. ilk Lntt.—BENJ F. OILMAN, of Orouo. MA DiliJOHN If. 8WAZ1ST of BuoAaport. Malvern Hill—Modlellan’e Teatimony. The Argus, in its zeal to defend Gen. Bun Boat McClellau agaiust imputations of coward ice, has put Into the Malvern Hill ease the tes timony of that General before the Committee on the conduct of the war. But In doing this that paper has been guilty, innocently or wil fully, of suppressing a material portion ot the testimony. Here is what the Argus says: Gen. McClellan’s TestimOht.—When Gen. McClellau was ou the stand as a witness before the committee on the conduct of the war, he was questioned whether he was on the Eround at the terrible battle of Malvern Hill. Its reply was as follows: "I was on the ground very shortly after da; tight, ; and. I pie.ume, oeouplod some four hours In riding , orer tue po»idon J wasagain ou tbeground in the af'ernoon—I should think somewhere about two or hslf-puttwo o’etook—and was over >ho whale poll* Uon again at that time." This was his published teatimony. Its truth has never been questioned by any one present on that field Of blood, and ot glory to our arms; it has been questioned only by hired defamer* and villiflere who were not on the field. How the above is very emphatic, but before the Argus put its foot down bo flatly, It would have done well to consider an ancient sacred provarb: “He that is first in his own cause, seameth just, but Ms neighbor cometh and searcheth him.” The Argus must not muti late the record, aud expect to go unexposed. Gen. McClellan did say what is quoted above, but he said more, aud some things la that testimony he admitted he had forgotten, and it is what he confessed be did not know and some things which he did say but which are omitted by the Argus, that are sufficient to satisfy any reasonable mind that he not on ly was not in the Malvern Hill fight, but that he'was, during the fight, at a'sale distance. Here is the testimony, copied from the re cord, and we ask the reader to compare it with the above from the Argus, and res how carefiil that paper has been to keep out of sight the material portions of the testimo ny:— Question. At what hour in the morning were you on the field at the time of the Battle : of Malvern Hul, and at what time did you j leave? Auswer. I was on the ground very shortly after dayligh’, aud, 1 presume, occupied some four hours m riding orer the position. I was again on the ground In the afternoon—I should think somewhere about 2 or half past 2 o’clock —aud was orer the whole position again at that time. A r\JuJ i Question. Bad the fighting commenced in ' the morning before you left t Auswer. No strt no enemy in tight. Question. At what point or points were you i from the time you left the field until returned? Answer. I was at headquarters near Max ell's house. Q lestiau. Were yon down to the river, or j on hoard the gunboat during any part of that i dau. between the time unit Left, the Aet,t nn,l I your return to « f Answer. I do not remember; it i» possible I may have been as my camp was directly on ! the river. Question. How far was the gunboat from j Hawaii's ? Answer. There were generally some gun boat# in the immediate vicinity oi Haxalr*. j Question. How far was that fiom where the Heaviest fighting was during the day ? Answer. From Haxall’s to the point where the heaviest fighting was, I suppose mas tioo i miles and a half or three miles. There were | parts of our tide that were within a half a mile, 1 probably, or less than that, ot the headquar ters. Mark that! Gen. McClellan under oath, 1 "cannot remember" whether he was fhr off on board a gunboat while his army was bravely fighting in the field. Thinks it possible he > "may have been.” Is it not a little singular i that a Commanding General eould not remem ber where he was on the eventful day When his noble army was fighting and winning a j great battle. If he could have denied that he was on the gunboat, would he not? But he knew the fact was capable of proof and dared not deny it. While our hand Is in, we may as well go a step farther, and supply a few qf the links of testimony which^Gqn. McClellan’s defective memory fails to furnfth. We have not the Priuce do JolnvlHe’s testimony in this tqaHer; V we had we should sutely introduce \i. But we will Introduce a witness of the highest re spectability ; General Barnard, who was Me-1 Clellan’s Chief F.ugineer.a* he is now Chief Engineer oi the Army of the Potomac before Petersburg. t Gen. Bernard, in his review of the Peninsu lar Campaign, In which he was Englneer-in Chlef, and at McClellan’s right hand, says, on page 44, when speaking of the great battle of the 30ib: n was an eventful point; central too, to the general position of the army. Where was the Commanding General during this bat ue? A.t the enereme led, and fora coneid •raole portion or the Umo on a gunboat.” . McClellan confirms this statement of his En gineer on page 135 of his report; and on page 138 he says: “it was very lata at night before mv aids re turned to give me the results of the dlv*s fteht Ka°i™.”,le WU°16 UDe'*nd ‘he ltu® PO^rion Keferiug to this statement, Chtof-EagVuecr Barnard says: “It may well be doubted whether, iB the recorded dispatches of military commanders a parallel to this extraordinary avowal can be found. We supposed it the especial business of a General, to know, at each moment,‘the true I position of affairs,’and to have some agency j in ruliug it. Here we dad the'day’s fighting’ I all done, the results—for belter or worse—ac complished, and ‘very late at night’ the Com manding General just learning about them!” Rev. Dr. Marks In his History of the Penin sular Campaign—Dr. Marks was a chaplain In McClellan’s Army—says, page 298: “The CommandOT-to-Chlef was evidently oppressed with the deepest solicitude, for he accompanied the Prince [de Joinviile] and his nephew, to the wcu-steamer,and remained on board till late in the qflernoon, communicat ing his orders by signals and couriers. Dr. James Rogers, Brigade Surgeon of Koblnsou’s' Brigade, who has been ill of fern for several days,was likewise ofl this steamer •R after ward related to me the events and scenes of that day as they came under his eye. He said Gen McClellan was evidently laboring under the deepest depression, and apprehended the worst results. Bat about 4 o clock a despatch came from Gen. Marcy. saying that our army was holding the enemy at bay at all points,and in all probability would drive him from tho field. This message seemed to lift an immense burden off the heart of the General, and he arose and walked ^ the deck with a buoyant step; and from this time evidently listened to the battle with new hope. But about 5 o’clock the Commanding General rode into tho lines of our armv and remained until the action clos ed. Gen. Heintzelra&n had sent to him a mes sage that the troops noticed h!s absence, and it was exerting a depressing influence on •hem; and he could not be answerable for the consequences if he longer held himself so far aloof from the scene of action and of danger." Commenting on this battle, Gen. Barnard j aays,page46: j -me army was saved in spue 01 CleUan’s ignorance of the ‘position of adaits aud ‘results of the day’s fighting,’ *od conse quent incapacity to give intelligent orders. In’t&e foregolng Dr. Marks refers, we think, to the battle of White Oak Swamp, which was the day before the battle of Malvern Hall. Re ferring specifically to the latter battle, Gen. Barnard ask* *°d answersas foifofs: “Where, this day, is the Commanding Gen eral? Off with Capt. Rogers to select the final position or the army aud its depots. He does not tell us that it was on a gunboat, and that this day not even ‘signals’ would keep him in communication with his army, for his journey was ten or fifteen miles down the river, and he was thus absent till late In the afternoon.— This is the first time we ever had reason to believe that the highest and first duty of a Geueral, on the day of battle, was separating himself from-fcis a place of retreat.” Any candid n in who shall read Gen. Mc Clellan’s Report carefully, will be thoroughly convinced (hat the brilliant battles on the Pen insula were solely the work of the corps com manders, and but for the Interference of Mc Clellan as Commander-in-Chiei, Richmond woald have been taken ^nd the Rebel army destroyed. . n „ Watohman, What of the Night? Surely the morning is breaking, and the “signs of its coming” are plainly visible In the horizon. Streams of light begin to play on the summits of oar hills and mountains, and soon our valleys will be lighted up, and the shouts of Peace be heard throughout all the land. Now what arp the signs of- the .coming of this morning of Peace which all are so anxious fo witness ? WTiat evidence is there to warrant a belief that the military power of Jeff. Davis Is about to be broken, and the great rebellion to collapse? Or, in other words, what have ! the Union armies gained, and what have the ; rebels lost since they forced this war upon i us? The above are important questions in Which the people have a deep interest. We can answer them aad not depart from the re cord. During the last three years’ history has been made very fast, but not too fast for the pen of the historian to record the facts as they have transpired. It is true, we of the present time do not and cannot fully appreci ate them; that work must be left for posterity tty do, and future generations will read the pages of history which we are making with an interest Of which we have but a faint and feeble conception. _ But to return to the questions. Our brave soldiers have not died In vain and poured out their precious blood upon their country’s al tar for naught. A thousand Chicago plat forms may assert that the war has failed of its ends, but the veterans in our armies htow better. They can tell those Chicagoites wbat has been gained by the Federal forces since “Little McClellan” retired from his parade grounds and entered the arena of politics and at last mounted the peace platform which was made expressly for him. Our soldiers can point to such trophies as few wars can equal and none Burpass. What are those trophies, the reader may ask? Look along over two thousand miles of frontier. We have taken from the rebels over thirty thoroughly furnished fortresses, captured over two thousand cannon, recon quered and hold nearly four thousand miles of navigable river courses, fought our way to and taken ten of the enemy’s principal cities, three of which are capitals oi states, captur ed sixty thousand prisoners in a single month, advanced more than three hundred miles into territory claimed by the rebels, have cut up that territory In such a manner as to badly interfere with the communication of the reb el armies with each other, and have driven them into inconveniently close quarters. Again look along over six thousand miles of »ur sea coast. What meetwthe eye on this long line? We hold every harbor, or com mand the main entrance to them, and we trust Wilmington will ere long be in our pos session. The war is a failure, it it ? Shame on’Copperhead lies! No* no, our gallant and brave soldiers have not failed. They have done a'gldrious Work, and their noble deeds will be recorded on the pages of history for the admiration of coming generations. HO UftTv ucou opcaiuu^ yuijr ui uidtn mi ic suits, aud these axe sucli as will furnish no basis for an armistice. We know, Copper heads know, rebels know and the world knows that Jeff. Davis and other leading trai tors can have peace just as soon as -they lay down their arms aud ask for It; then, and not till then. But What xt( the moral xesults that have gtown out of this warP These have lurnish ed cause for profound gratitude to enlighten ed humanity aud earnest patriotism, not only here, but in all civilized countries. New ideas have sprung up and a higher civilization attained. The cause of liberty lias received a new impulse. But our object in this ar ticle was not to discuss the question in its moral aspects, but to show that the war has not been a failure, and that we think has been abundantly shown. The above article was written before the wire# brought us the joyful news of the splen did victories Gen. Sheridan and his brave troops have won iu the valley of the Shenan doah, victories that have struck a terrible blow at the rebellion. The bearing and Im portance of these vlctbrres'we have not time now to discuss, hut may make them a subject of fnturecomments. The task imposed on the brave General was an unpleasant one, for he Was ordered hot to light, but to keep a largo force of the enemy in his !ron‘ during several weeks until the opportune moment came to strike the blow, and most admirably has Sheridan discharged his duty. But more of this in an other article. The plan was wise ly laid and splendidly executed. A Sudden and Miraculous Oouversiou. The Advertiser of Saturday, which has here tofore been violent in opposition to the Union cause and kept step to the music of the rebel lion, came out fiat footed, and, making a clean breast, confessed that McClellan has no chance, and that hi, friends might as well surrender at once. Here is its language, from the pen of its proprietor and editor: “If the same relative gains in the popular vote shall be effected in Missouri, Illinois In dlana, Kentucky, New Jersey, Oregon, New York, Pennsylvania, and we have made in Maine. MR. LINCOLN’S ELEC TION WILL BE PUT BEYOND THE POS SIBILITY OF DEFEAT.” We have called this not only a sudden but a miraculous conversion, leaving that of Saul of ,n the ,hade tha‘11 seems dim o«nli y r Compar,80D- A S°°d many of vertlser and-£o Tl™that the Ad‘ Lincoln, and exceeding!, anxt TT, 0“‘ f°r accession should throw snaplc^'u^th!! Union candidate and thus injure hi, cau^e They knew that the touch of that paper andof that editor had proved to other causes like the touch of a iprpedo or electric eel, causing oth ers instantly to let go, and they feared its in fluence in this case; but they generally came to the conclusion that there is strength and vigor enough lathe Union cause to bear up even under the weight of such an accession. General Philip Henry Sheridan. This distinguished Union olHcer, whose re cent operations in the Shenandoah country havo Ailed the nation with rejoicing, and caused a quickened pulsation to the national heart, is a native of Perry County. Ohio, and was born in 183b He is therefore about thirty three years of age* He graduated at WestPoint in 1853, and entered the army as a brevet 2d Lieutenant. During the years 1853-4 and 5 he served la the Indian campaigns in Texas; and in July of the last mentioned year, after serving a few months in command of one of the forts in New York harbor was ordered to California. Engaged for a while in the gov ernment railroad surveys on the PaclQc Coast, ! he was detached from that service to take ! part in the campaign against the Indians, in Oregon Territory. In the severe campaign, under Major Kaines, he greatly distinguished himself, and was highly praised by his oom mauder for gallant and meritorious conduct la' the fight at the Cascades of Columbia, April, 28.1850. Ia December, 1861, he was made Quarter- I master of the Army of the Southwest, theu j operating hi Southern Missouri, aud afterward 1 in Arkansas under Gen. Samnel R. Curtis, lie remained with that army until after the great battle of Pea Ridge, in the spring of 1882, when he was appointed Chief Quarter master on the staff of Get. Bailee's, then in command of the army before Corinth. Iu May, 1802, he accepted the command of Second Michigan Cavalry, and from this time he was in his proper element, and his great merits as a soldier in active held service were rapidly developed. In one month he won his way-by sheer force of active and meritorious service, from the rank of major to that of gen eral officer. In September Of the Bame year he was given the command of the Third Div ision of the army of the Ohio, then operating under Buell iu Kentucky. He fought bis brigade with distinguished gallantry and suc cesi in the severe battle of Perrysville, in Oct ober of that year; and again, with still great er distinction, under General Rosecrans in the victorious Murfreesboro’ campaign in Decem ber, 1862, and January 1803. His services at this time were of such distinguished merit that he was made a major-general to date from December 31, 1362. His dashing expedition to the rear of the rebel lines near the Wilder ness, iu May last; his destructive foray on the Virginia Central Railroad, in June, and his almost ubiquitous operations against ike ene my, with the splendid cavalry he had imbued with his own soldierly spirit, made him the terror of Lee’s army in the early months of the campaign. In all his various employments, whether as a subaltern in an Indian campaign, in the dif ficult executive duties of the Quartermaster’s Office, as the Cplonel of a cavalry regiment, as General of an infantry division, as the Gen eral of a cavalry corps, or in the higher and more respectable position of commanding General of an independent army in the held, Philip Henry Sheridan has shown himself a most thorough- aud accomplished soldier. Letter from the State Oapital. Augusta, Sept. 24,1864. 2V> the Editor qf the Press: The following commissions have been is sued since my last: First Regiment Heavy Artillery.—Thomas H. Talbot, Portland, Colonel; Russell B. Shep herd, Bangor, Lieutenant Colonel; Zemro A. Smith, Ellsworth, Major. First Regiment Light Artillery.—Albert W. Bradbury, Eastport, Major; Ebeu D. Ha ley, Pittston. Captaiu 1st Battery. Eighth Regiment Infantry. — Edward A. True, Hope, Major: Luther B. Rogers, Pat ten, Captain Co. C; Lore Alford, Hope, Cap tain Co. H; America Walton, Patten, 1st Lieutenant Co. B; Pearl G. Ingalls, Sherman, 21 Lieutenant Co. B. Ninth Regiment Infantry. — George -F. Granger, Calais, Colonel. Twelfth Regiment Infantry.—John W. Da na, Portland, Captain Co. G. Thirteenth Regiment Infantry.— William W. Hayward, Fairfield, Chaplain. Fourteenth Regiment Infantry.— Warren Crowell, Orono, Quartermaster. Twentieth Regiment Infantry.—David M. Overlock, Waldoboro-, 1st Lieutenant Co. D, Thirtieth Regiment Infantry.—Joseph D. Htfville, Lewiston, 2d Lieutenant Co. G. Thirty First Regiment Infantry.—Preston Fisher, Orono, Surgeon. Thirty Second Regiment Infantry.—John H. Kimball, Bridgton, Surgeon; Thomas P. Beals, Portlaud, Captain Co. H; William B. Barker, Limerick, 1st Lieutenant Cow H; Hen ry M. Bearce, Hebron, 1st Lieutenant Co. B; John M. Jackson, Lewiston, 2d Lieutenant Co. C. Unamgnea Infantry.—Charles T. Hildreth, Gardiner, Captain 2d Company; Samuel P. Newman Smyth, Brunswick, 1st Lieutenant 2d Co.; William T. Dodge, Oxford, 2d Lieu-' tenant 2d Co.; Samuel S. Mann, Bangor, Cap tain 31 Co.; George H. Boberts, Lyman, 1st Lieutenant 3d Co.; Wiliis H. Butler, Sanford, 2d Lieutenant 3d Co.; J. Sumner Bogers, Or rlngton, 2d Lieutenant 4th Co. These companies of11 unassigned infantry ” are volunteer organizations, specially author ized by the Secretary of War, and are to be assigned to reduced regiments in the field.— Capt. Hildreth’s company goes to the 16ib, and Copt. Manu’s to tiie 9th regiment. Capt. Hildreth is from civil life. Capt. Maun enlist ed as a private iu 1801, in the 7th regiment, and was afterwards made color sergeant. As such he bore the regimental colors of that regiment from Manassas to Malvern Hill, in all the battles of the Peninsula, and was pro moted to a lieutenancy for gallant conduct.— He served with the 7 th until the expiration of Its term of three years’ service, when he was mustered out and honorably discharged. Ten days afterwards he had raised a full company of ninety-eight men, was commissioned Cap tain of it, and iu eleven days from the date of IfL muster eat in the 7th/ he was again ,mus ‘ te; ed into servide and assigned to the 9th feg iment. It is unnecessary to say that' he will be a good officer; he has been already. The remnant of the 8th regiment has re turned to the State and been mustered out of service. Capt. Bryant, who came home in, command, presented the regimental standard to Gov. Cony, and it has been deposited in the archives of the State. The draft for the delinquent towns in this district commenced in this city on Monday last, and will be continued until all the quotas are filled. The “ Waverly ” Theatre was opened here on Monday night, and is designed to be a per manent institution in the city. Winthrop Hall has been repaired and renovated fbr the purpose. The Governor and Council will start on Monday next for Hartford, on their annual visit to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum and oth er public institutions patronised by the State. They will be absent all the week. The 13;h and 15th regiments, at home on furlough, are iu camp here, and will leave for the front about the middle of next week. Yours truly, Hblios. H. K. Bkadbuev.—This leader of the cop perhead party jn this State—chairman of the State Committee, Ac., Ac., Ac.—was a candi date ior County Attorney of York county, but was repudiated by the people at the polls on the 12th inst. Last Saturday he was elected to an honorable otHce, viz , to don the blue uniform, shoulder the musket and fight for the stars and stripes. He was among the drafted men from the town of Hollis, and can now show hie patriotism—that is if he possesses «ny, of which there is much doubt,—by at once coming forward and Ailing his proportion of the quota of Hollis. Will he do it? ORIGINAL AND SELECTED. y Account of the Exhibition at Road field, to-morrow. yThe Freshman class of TVatcrvilic College now numbers twenty-six. Ef Over §300 have been raised in New Bed ford for the proposeJ National Sailors’ Fair.* yA Lodge of Good Templslsis about to be organized in South Standish. y If you wish to make a fool of a man, first see whether you can flatter him; and' if you suc ceed, your purpose is half gained. y A Washington detective had his pocket picked of §25 the other day, while riding in a horse oar. y The Detroit Tribune calls the M.c(JleUai\de monstration in that city on the 17th, a “lamen table fizzle.” y Various valued and highly esteemed com munications have been received, which will be | published in a few days. yThe 22d anniversary of the Order *f the Sons of Temperance, will be quite generally cel ebrated by membersjof the Order. It occurs on Thursday, 29th inst. EfAccording to the London Morning Star, a man named King has confessed that he was an accomplice of Muller in the murder of Mr. Briggs. y The conspirator H. H. Dodd .“commander” of the “Sons of Liberty,” who was arrested in Indiana a few days ago, is to be tried at Indian apolis by court-martial. BfGen. Hooker is showing how he supports McClellan by making speeches to the Union Leagues and urging the election of Lincoln and Johnson. y There will be a Cattle Show and Fair at 1 Livermore Falls, Thursday, Oct. 6th, in which the inhabitants of East Livermore, Livermore, and Jay will join. jy The September term of the S. J. Court for Androscoggin County, will begin its session at Auburn, Tuesday, Sept. 27th. Judge Walton will preside. j3TAU soldiers of foreign birth honorably discharged, who have resided in the United States one year, may be immediately natu ralized. y Aecording to the report of the rebel secre tary of the rebel treasury, the rebel debt on April 1 of this year, was§1,029,322,773. It isa great deal more now. 5^"Dan Rice, the circus man, and Rev. Mat thew Hale Smith, Esq., both go for McClellan —both being given to ground and lofty tum bling. EfThe New York Post says “Gen. Jubal Early is going to change his Christian name be cause he oan’t be jubilant any longer.” He is better known as the late Early. Sf Daniel W. Voorhees, that preeminent cop perhead Congressmen, from Indiana, goes in for McClellan, All the Peace leaders are satis fied with him now. ST South Anstralia now has 140,416 inhabi tants. Iu 1863 the productions were 4,691,918 bushels of wheat and 606,365 gallons of wine. The exports were about $15,000,000 and the im ports $10,006,000. Sy A boy whose general appearance betok ened the want of a father’s care, being asked what his father followed tor a living, replied, “He’s a Methodist by trade, but he don’t work at it any more.” HfSays the Evening Post of the 2'2d, General Sheridan has just gained a glorious and decisive victory; and the leading McClellan journal in this city this morning prints an article headed “Lincoln’s mismanagement of the war.” y The Washington Republican says that on Tuesday, as a party of rebel prisoners were pas sing down the avenue, they cheered lustijy when under the McClellan flag, suspended opposite the Democratic headquarters. yxt is said Early was on his way to stump Maryland for McClellan, hut important engage ments have prevented his errrying oat his plans. Rumor says he doesn’t want anything more of the Northern Yankees. He has got his “Phil.f! y A Mr. Willey, who went down in a diving : armor to release the packing from the bottom of | the stesmer Franklin, at Kittery Navy Yard, on Thursday, became entangled by the air hose, and was nearly exhausted when drawn up, y“Do you enjoy going to ohuroh now ?” asked a lady of Mrs. Partington. “Law me, I do,” replied Mrs. P. “Nothing does me so much good as to get up early on Sunday morn ing, und go to church, and hear apopulous min ister dispense with the gospel.’'"' Gen. Fremont has set two good examples : which McClellan would do well to oopy; first, resign his military commission, and second, withdraw from the presidential race. The first will save the Government a bill of expense, the second will save himself from being run over. J3TA Portland boy, before Petersburg, says, “we aredetermined to whip the South back into our.‘Glorious Union.’ We are in for war to the knife, if need be, to put down this rebellion, and more, we are bound to re-elect ‘Old Abe’ for President the next four years.” J^”Tbe Missouri radicals talk of putting B. Gratz Brown into the field in the place of Fre mont. Bather a poor sight for the Presidency. Fremont stuck as long as there was a square foot of plank to stand on, and when he went under he took that piece with him. Jt3TA correspondent of the Boston Traveller furnishes that paper a very interesting account of the manufacturing business of Lewiston. He says “Lewiston is one of the most flourish ing and pleasant places in Maine,” and might have added, or in New England. I3fB. F. Wilkins, Chief of the Bureau in-the Postoffice Department at. Washington, for re ceiving and accounting for returned 6r mutila ted stamps has been arrested on the charge of abstracting a large amount. His friends say he is innooent. y The New York Evening Poet of Saturday was to publish two letters of General Jaokson, hitherto unpublished, and written in 1832, ex pressing in strong terms his sentiments in re gard to nullification and robellion. His lan guage applies admirably to these days. Jj^Gerrit Smith was Invited to attend the great Lincoln and Johnson meeting at Buffalo, and not being ably to comply wrote the follow ing brief but. expressive note: “I wish I could, but I can’t. God bless your meeting, and make it mgjtyy agmnst both Southern and Northern traitors.” yXlufsaloB of goods manufactured by the. Androscoggin Mill in Lewiston during the past year, amounted to $2,250,000, and the profits to $440,000. or 44 per cent, on the capital. Next to the Peppered, among the large cotton mills, this has been the most successful in the couu if „ y Notwithstanding over half a million of gold was required in New York Saturday onfor eign account, to go out by the, steamers, the news of Sheridan’a. victories brought down the “duet” about fifteen or twenty per cent. Gold am! Cower oon’t remain up when 'rebellion is caving in. lyThe shopkeepers in New York and Phila delphia are posting placards in their windows and on the awning posts, to inform the buying public that they are reducing their pricet. Not a few are “selling off to close the ooncern.” Some are selling “below the manufacturers’ prices,” aud all are anxious to get greenbacks fortbeir goods. jyThe following named gentlemen were elec ted officer? of the National Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows for the ensuing year, at their session in Boston, last week: M. W. Grand Sire, M. W. Veitch, of St. Louis, Mo.; R. W. Deputy Grand Sire, J. P. Saunders, of Yonkers, N. Y.j R. W. Grand Secretary, f. L. Ridgely, of Baltimore; R. W. Grand Treasurer, Joshua Vaftsant. siyThs Biddeford Journal says an Irishman named Edward Stackp’ole attempted to shoot his wife in O’Brien’s sto.-e, in that city, on Wednes day evening, when his sister who was standing by, in attempting to prevent him, received the ball, which entered the top part of the left hip. passing to the right side and lodging there. Re covery doubtfhl. Stackpole escaped and has not been found. HTThe Lewiston Journal says that a man named Clifford Belcher, a native of Farmington, for man} years a planter in Louisiana, has late ly taken the oath of allegiance,and returned to Farmington where he has for some time been the light and life of the Copperheads, arguing, acoording to the Chronicle, that the South was right in seceding, that she was growing stronger ’and that she would shoceed, as is bis most fer vent hope. t ”jy Potatoes were selling at the wharves in Boston, on Friday, for 79 and'80 cents a bushel, i and the eipply was liberal. i gy<)n the 20th inst., at Toronto, C. W., two men went down into the wheel of a steamer to take a drink. While there the boat started and < they were both thrown into the water. One of them Francis Witmore, had one of his legs and his back broken, and was drowned; the other, Tony Bixon, was badly injured, having his letui severely cut. They were deck hands on the steamer. j jyBecently Lieut. Kingsbury, an Assistant Commissary of Subsistence, lost his lift by the explosion of a Bhell which he with others was , examining. While speaking of the accidents I which had resulted from carelessly examining unexploded shells, he attempted to knock the ashes from his pipe and in doing so, he also 1 brushed some of the fire into the shell, the fuse plug being unshipped, when it immediately ex ploded, injuring the lieutenaut so severely that he died in a few hoursafter, and wounding Lieut. Col. Boyce in thefoot. by telegraph -Tp THE - evening papers. —' - — ;f nsr.tull ~ of. WwAt V Sheridan’» hast Victory — Farther Official i Detail*. W Ait Uepabtment, 1 Washington, Sept. 24,18<J4.) To Moj.Gen. Dix:—The following official dispatch has just been received from Gen. Sheridan, detailing some of the particulars of the battle and victory at Fisher's Hili. Headquarter* Middle Division, I Woodstock, Va, Sept. 23—8 A. M. j To Lieut. Gen. U. 8 Grant, City Point:— \| cannot as yet give any definite account of the results of the battle of yesterday: Oar loss will be light. Gen. Crook struck the left flank of the ene my, doubled It up, and advancing along their lines. Rickett’s division of the 5th army corps swung and joined Crook—Getiy’s and Wheaton’s divisions taking np the same move ment, followed by the whole line, and attack ing beautifully, carrying the works of the enemy. The rebels threw down their arms and fled in the greatest confusion, abandoning moat of their artillety. it was dark before the battle ended. I pressed on after the enemy during the night with the Oth and 19ih corps, and nave , stopped here to rest the men and Issue ra tions. If Gen Torbert has pushed down the Lcray Valley, according to my direction, he will achieve a great result. I do not think that there ever was an army eo badly routed. The valley soldiers are hid ing away and going to their homes. I cannot at present give you any estimate of prisoners. I pushed on regardless of eve rything. The number of pieces of artillery reported captured $• sixteen. (Signed) P. H.Shebidan, Maj. Gen. You are directed to cause a national salute to be fired, oi 100 guns, for the victory. Gen. Stevenson reperts that 3000 prisoners from the' field, had reached Winchester last night. Reinforcements and supplies have been for warded to Gen. Sheridan. ' (Signed) Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. New Yokk, Sfept. 24. The rebel battle-flag of the 2d Virginia In fantry—the old “Swuewail Brigade”—with thirteen battles inscribed on it, was captured by a member of the 37th Mass. lufantry. Its captor is missing. Washington, Sept. 24. It is ascertained that Gen. Early’s shattered forces have abandoned the road to Staunton and are retreating in disorder via Culpepper and Gordonsviile, direct to Richmond, leaving the road to Lynchburg open. Lee will be Un able to spare another army of sufficient num bers to oppose the progress of the victorious Sheridan. News from Sheridan this afternoon created wil<S excitement. The capture of Fisher’s Hill, the great stronghold and key to the up per part of the valley, in addition to sixteen pieces of artillery and thousands of prisoners, is regarded as the destruction of the rebel army in the valley and the opening of the whole route to Lynchburg, which must bring about the evacuation of Richmond or the cap ture of Lee’s whole army. , Other movements on our part are in pro, press which are not proper to disclose and which will tend to render this result inevita ble in a few days. jPVo»»« 3fw* Of/Mina. New York, Sept. 24. The Herald's New Orleans correspondent i of the 14th says the President, immediately after the Red River campaign, tendered the : War Department to Gen. Banks, but he de clined it. The court martial of the rebel Geu. Page commanding Port Morgan, for spiking the guns after surrender, is still progressing. The steamer Rob Roy had arrived from the Washita river with 1100 bales of cotton,which were seized by the Treasury agent for viola tion of an order. The old Mississippi marine brigade have been arrested on a charge of mutiny. Rebel Officers Captured. New York, Sept. 24. The Herald gives a partial list of the re bel ojlicers captured near Opcquan Creek by Sheridan, consisting of two colonels, seven lientenant colonels, one major, nineteen cap I tains and seventy-five lieutenants. Large Capture of Valuable Property. New York, Sept. 24. i The Herald’s Matamoras correspondent says Cortinas captured at Brownsville about $1,000,000 worth o;' goods. He Also captured Lorado, Texas, with between 2000 and 3000 bales of cotton. A Glorious Eeaolutioh^g 17 : i Our Universalist friends, at their annual session recently held in Concord,tmammously adopted the following resolution: Resolved—That while we deplore the blood shed, costliness and agonies of war, and earn estly pray for peace, we yet deem a cessation of hostilities which leaves it unsettled wheth er treason is to be rebuked or petted and fon dleJ, a delusion and a snare. If followed by attempts to bribe traitors to return to a nomi nal allegiance by the promise of surrendering to their vengeance two hundred thousand col ored men who are now bravely battHDg in our armies for Union and order, it would show such dastardly perfidy iu our Government as would call down on our nation the stern dis pleasure of a righteous God, and condemna tion from all good men. Such attempts would sound the knell of our Union, and the ship wreck Of our country. That. is uo unmeaning platitude, but a,sig nificant, outspoken, manly declaration, which touches a point of vastly more importance j than any other matter connected with ar rangements of a basis of peace. It cannot be doubted that President Lin coln will find in this grand utterance of a large religious body not only a ready rtsponse in hiv own generous breast, but a clear reflec tion of the views of all God-serving and hu manity-loving men and women of the nation and of the world. Tbit war, torrible In many of Its aspects as it undoubtedly is, will have done more to ce ment the bonds of Christian fellowship, with ! out reference to religious creeds, than all the preaching, invaluable and indispensable as preaching confessedly is, by all ministers of all denominations, since the foundation of this glorious government. Orthodox. Decline in Prices The speculators In New Yoric are panic stricken. Prices are tumbling down. West* em speculators, says the Express oi Thursday, and the foreign houses engaged in pork spec ' ulation, And it a difficult business to sustaiu it while the price of everything else is coming down. There is considerable "washing” daily going on to give an appearance of life and vi tality to the article, but this thing will not al ways last. There is a general fear and lack of conA dence in market rates. This is particularly applicable to dry goods, but will apply to near ly every branch of trade. In the dry goods trade there is a great pressure to sell, and the importers and jobbers are crowding their goods off through the Auction Rooms. The great feature of the week was the heavy offerings of domestic cottons,each day witness ed a large decline on the previous one. Goods are crowding to New York from all points to be sold, and there is a grand rush to get out. Attempted Escape — The Portsmouth Chronicle says that on Wednesday night fif- ( een or twenty sailors attempted to escape font the stenmer Colorado, at the Xaty Yard, >y Imnpin# overhoard and swimming to some mats lying out in the l iver for them. It is laid that one was killed by a musket shot fired jy the sentry, two others drowned, and the rest escaped. Fatal ACCIDENT —We are Informed that Mr. David Kelley, lormerly a driver of one of Berry’s line'of coaches on the Bath and Rock land route, while returning with a team from Thomas ton to Damarlscotta, on Thursday eve ning, when three miles from the latter town was thrown from his team, and falling front was kiekecfcto death by his horses. Mr. Kel ley belonged in Damaiiscotta, and leaves a wife and five children.—[Bath Times. IPaCIiL NOTICES. tdF' Carrier! of the Daily Prttt art not mlloved to ttll papert on their routes. A Card. The effleers and membors of American Hose Co. No. 1 retar a their tinoero thanks to officers and mem bersofOcean Kurins Co. No. 1. for the bountiful sup ply of refreshments famished them after the Ffce Sunday morning. Per Order. T. U. B1BBKK, Clerk. Sept 36.1864. Portland Photographic Gallery, 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND, Me., A. 8. DAVIS, Proprietor, Portland, May 12,1*64 mayI2d6m SELECTMEN, ATTENTION! Selectmen would do well to communicate their highest Town Bounties immediately toVNo. 106 Fe>l eral street, MEAD, DAME f BUTMAN, as we bare a fow good men on hand. Sept 22—dl THOMAS G. LORING. DRUGGIST, -AXD PRACTICAL TRUSS FITTER, Corner of Exchange fc Federal St’s. A perfect tit guaranteed. The poorliberally con sidered. moh36dtf MEDICAL ELFCTB1C1TY Good News tor the Sick! DR. PORTER, A member of the Now York Bleotrioal Institute, Nos 242, 244 and 2t6 Fulton St.. Brooklyn, N. Y., will (providence permitting) professionally vfeit Portland, and take Rooms at the Elm House, on Monday Sept 26, and remain until Monday, Oot 17. Three weeks only. Dr. 1’. will receive patient* at his Rooms during the evening, when and where he will examine au canes of disease by his new Electrio Magnetic Ma chine With this Machine he can at onoe determine what the disease is, and wnere located, and the pro gress it has made upon the system wl bout any guess work or uncertainty. It matters not whet e the dis ease is located, wuetheron the lungs, heart or liver, or any other organ, this new machine will Instantly point out any pain or discomfiture to the pa ient.— The Doctor will, after be has ascertained the disease and its location, prescribe the beet remedies now known lor tne immediate cure ot the patient, to those who wish it. All female complaints especially treated. Particular attention paid to raralysis,Con sumption Catarrh, Sorotnla, Rheumatism, Neural gia, Cancers, ftc Diseases of the Eye and Ear ‘WiSWS&xe^ are respectftiHy invited to visit theDJotor, at his rooms on tpe above meuti li ed days only, and consult with him, as all consulta tions are entirely free. Gentlemen received from 9 to 12 a. m , and l.siiius irou 2 to 6 r.X. Patients visited at ther own houses alter 6 r. x. Septllb—dfcwg«| j . , I > ' ■ V '/ V A New Perfume for the Handker > chief. Phalon’s “Night Blooming Cersns.” Phalon’s "“Night Blooming Corona.” Phalon’s “Night Blooming Corea*.’’ Phalon’s "“Night Blooming Cerens.” Phalon’s “Night Blooming Cerens.” Phalon’s •‘NightBloomlng Coreas." Phalon’s “NightBloomingCerens.” A most Exquisite. Delicate and Fragrant Perfume, distilled from the Rare and Beautiful Flower from (t takes Its name. Manufactured only by PBALON f SON,V.T. &TBeware of Counterfeit,. Ask lor Pioion’s— Take no Other. Bold by Druggists generally. junc24’64d8m * Boston Stock List, SAL> at tbb Bbokkbs' Board, Sept. 24 15.000 Ameiloan Sold...£0 1000 .do.2091 2.000 U S Coupon Sixes(1881)„.107J} 1.000 .do. •107}} 8 000 United States 7 S-lOtid (O0«).109 6.000 .do. 108} 8.000 U S Five-Twenties (Coupons off).103} 1.000 .do...10® | 2 000 .do (small)...104} 6.000 United Statee Currency Certificate*.96 10 Eastern Railroad............106 5 Western Railroad...107} HUBBIED. In this oity, Sept 20, by Rev J B Walton, R P M Greeley. Esq. of •• Highland Divisvion, No 71.’* and Miss uester A Pearee, of " Little Androscoggin Division, No 44 of Minot Corner. In KarmingruB, Sept 20, Peter P TBits, Esq, of F, and Miss Abbie Richards, of Strong. In West Waterville. 8<-pt 11. Nmth’l Horn, of W, and Miss Emily J l'erkins, of Fairfield. In Wmslow, Sept 11. Luke Barton and Miss Kellie il Simpson; 14ih, John E Simmons, of Pitt! field, and Miss Emily B Smiley, of W. In China, Aug 81, George L Young and Miss Bet sev Ellen Clark In Bradley, Sept 18, Willard Reed and Miss Mel vina Spencer. P1EP. In Stacdish, Sept If, Mr Joseph Hasty, aged 77. In Window, Aug 24, Mr Henry Rhoades, aged. 49; Aug 27th. Miss Catharine M. daughter of Haines Crosby aged 17 yean 8 months. In Re grade, Aug 26, bima M Austin, aged 8 yrs 6 months hi etrtna. 8ept 6, Mr* Elia M Dow, wife of L R Bragg, aged 21 years 8 months. At Kendall’s kills, Aag 26, Lydia K, daughter of Herman Helntlre, of Solon, aged IPyenrt. -SAILING OB' OCEAN STEAMSHIPS. STBAMKB mOW FOB SAILS Bcllona.London.New York. ..Sept 16 Virginia.., .Liverpool.New York,. .t-cpt 13 City of Baltimore. .New York. .Liverpool..'.”. .Sept 14 Bremon. Southampton.New York.. .Sept 14 Asia.Liverpool..... Boston.Sept 17 China.. Liverpool.Boston.... v .Sept 24 Caledonia..New York. .Glasgow...Sept 27 Emily B Sounder. New York. .New Orleans Sept 28 Jttm.New York..Liverpool....Sent 28 Eagle.New York.. Havant.Sept 28 Afabia.Boston.Liverpool ISept 28 Hibernian.Ouebeo.Liverpool,.Oct 1 Oity of London..,.New York. .Liverpool..,, Pot 1 Liberty.New York. HaVann... 1. T7ot 1 Guiding Star..New York. .New Orleans. .Oct 1 Persia..,....New York..Liverpool.Oct 6 City of Baltimore . Liverpool... New York_Oct 8 Olyrnpus^^*^NewVw^Livor^oL^^Octll MINIATURE ALMANAC. Monday,....... .September 9ii. Sunrises...5.531 High water.(a m)_710 Son sett. 6.48 f,Length of dgys.11 M MARINE NEWS. PORT OF PORTLAND. Saturday...September 34. ARRIVED. Steamer Forest City, I.iRComb, Boston. Brig Caroline E Kelley, Morrill, Portsmouth. Sch Odion, torrey, Setgwick. Sch Majestic, Melofire, Bristol for Boston. Sob A Hooper, Hotobiugs, ateuben for Boeten. CLEARED. Steamer Potomac, Sherwood, New York—Emery A Fox. Steamtag TeUio C Jewett, Edwards, New York master. Seh Volga, (Br) Gillespie, Hillsboro NB—master Sob Exemplar, IBf) Davison, flantsport Na—m*». 2?h.m,ry,“d’ F°‘,er’ F°rtrtM *•«•—1* » 8sh Cora. Kelley, New York-Orlando Niakerson. StcokiJfef. L S,even“- E“*eni*' Uar>" S»**»Y.September J5. _ . ARRIVED. L 8 cutter J 0 Dcbbio. Usbor, from ■ cruise 8ch Iantha, Coombs, Bay Chalcflr, with 310 bbls mackerel—reports, off Small Pilot, took off the crew Of sob Charleston Packet, of Bath wood loaded, in « atnking condition. Boon alter taking off th« crew, the C P went over on beam ends. Seb Wild Hunter, (Br) Uatdeid, Hillsboro NB. Sch Dray, Huff. Damariscotta lor Boston. Lauxcbxd—At Brewer, on Thursday, from the yard of J T Tewksbury » Co brig of 424 tons, called . the ‘•Atlas." She la owned by parties In B»n*" and will be commanded by Capt John Conley. ®Be will load immadiately for Buenos Ayres. FISHERMEN. Sid Op Rockland 20th, sob Dashing Wave, Conary. B A^at Marblehead list, sch Carrie A Pitman, Tarn ar, Grand Bank. 90oqits deb. . , At at East Dennis 22d. nch Uyr% Sews, Roger*, Rank Quereau, 360 <jtls fob. domestic ports. • f NEW ORLEANS—At iS»S. barones W H Will, ] 3»tuer, New York; Dresden, Reed,and Commerce, ' kobmson, Philadelphia. .... . . — „ PORT ROYAL SC—Ar 16th, brig John H Ken mdy, Smith, Philadelphia. , Cld 16th, sob Harriet Brewcter, Hawkins, Now fork. _ . BALTIMORE—Ar 2l§f. sbip Suaan L Fi zgerald, Green. Talcahuaco; sch Willie, Staple*. Matanzas. Cld 21st, baruue Florence ft Anne, Lewis, Liver pool. Cld 22d. sch Almira Ann, Browsing, Bowdoinham : via fort Deposit. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 22d. brigs Fidelia, Stone, A M Young* Crosby. Newborn NC. * W*PP0°, l>o!an, Silem. u \^antu® May Stetson. Allen, im Pensacola; Rio Janeiro, schs Hon,„t Abe, Conarv, Llngan CB; labmiroo, Gray, Rondoot for Boston; Demoerat, I Griorson, Pong, keepsie for Calais; Gen Marion, Ponagton, ilalloweil. CldJIJd, barque R Leonard. (Br) Marseilles Burt.^Leghoru.^^***^ ^ortuIJ’ JUniln: *»»«*». Ar !i8d, barque Trajan, bleeper,Cow Hay CB- brir Eastern Star. Ward. Barbadoes; sch. A P stimpson Gumming*, Kastport; Palo Alto. Kelley.GlouctMer; Ha Barnes, Doane. do. Ar24th, brig Nellie Hunt. Nelson. Bneoot Ayres Cld 23d, ships Kit Carson, Crowell, Montevideo; E Hamilton, White, New Orleans; barqce Reynolds, Oporto; brig AHorta, LoUud, Matanzas, sebs Okolona. Thatcher, l’icton; Triad, Mitchell, Boston; Dolphin,Talbot, Philadelphia Mid 234. barque Itary E .son : brigs Stslla. Neva. NORWICH CT—Bid lid, sob yuiokatep, Avery, Port Roval SC _ BRISTOL—Ar22d, ach Watchman, Pottis, from Bangor. _ . WiCKFORD—kr 23d, sch Amanda Powers, Bul Iook. Rockland for Providence. PAWTUCKET—Ar 28th, sch Martha Hall, Stacey. Calais. _ . PROVIDENCE—ArU3d, brig Orean Wave, Staf ford, Picion; sch Mechanie. Lord, Bangor. Sid 2 d, sohs Ontario, Dodge, Caiaia; iantio.Ban nmft llaskiac NfcWPORT-Ar22d,scbs Nathan Clifford, 8bute. Calais for Philadelphia; Volant, Cousins, Elizabeth port for Boston; Aagusta, Gregory, New York tor daoo. FALL RIVER—Passed up 23d, sob Pieroe, Jones, from Banaor tor Dighton. NEW BEDFORD-Ar 23d, seh Anna Gardiner, i Knowles Sullivan. HOLME*'* HOLE— Ar 2?d, sc ha Elmira Roger?, | Braking,Calais for New York; Cosmos, Stetsou, fm Bangor lor Saw Bedford. "Sid, sets Elmira Rogers, Commas. BOSTON— Ar *231, brig Chicopee, Reiloy, Goree; ! schs Laurel. Parker, Si John Mi: Maine, Brown, ; Mahiaa; Oljve Branch, Jordan, Ellsworth; Glide, i Haskell. Rockland; Jasper. Smith. Damariscotta. Cld 38d. bdgs Nat hi Steven#, Barbour, Glace Bay CB; Tornado, Dodge, Pieton; sobs Lottie Banker, do; Cere co, Smith.*t George N B; D K Aray.Ryan, Belfast; Waterloo, Wyatt, Bangor; Faitnfhl, rear son. and Elizabeth Graves. Portland Ar 34th, sabs Alma Odlia, Franks, Bluehill; He*i« ry Chase, Thurston, tyn Deer Isle; Olive Elizabeth, Hamilton, Portland Cld 34th. barque Arctic, llarttidge, Buenos Ayros; brig Wm Mason. Small. Mill bridge; setts Mary Jane, Merrill, Gardiner; Isabel Blake, Purvere,Richmond, to load ler Fortress Monroe; October, Willitms, Bath. SALEM-Ar 23d, sch Lebanon, Winchenbach, fm Waldoboro. Ski 33d, sch Mary D Haskell, Haskell, for Glace Bay CB. PLYMOUTH—Sid 21st, sob Juvenile, Atwood, for Portland. GLOUCESTER-^Ar 21st, sohs T Tailor, Loring; Echo, Gragrin, and Alida, York, Boston; Nelson Wells, Allen, Newburyport. Ar 22d, brig P • ragon, Wel?b, Boston; seh Magnum Bouum. Rijh, Bangor fordo. BANGOR—Cld 23d, sch Unison, Williams, Ports mouth. in, - HOCK LAN AD-A r 30th. seh Forest, Y eat on, fm Portland. Sid 19th. brig J Means, for Philadelphia; sch Free port. Farnsworth Bristol RI. BATH—Ar 23d, barque Jane C Nickels,Blanchard, Boston. Cld 28d, brig Princeton, Wells. Washington; schs A Lawrence. Stanley, Washington; Harriet Baker, Webber, Baltimore. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Cadiz 3d inst, barque Mary Luoretia, Bow ers, New York. Ar at Havre 8th inst, barquo Melrose, Cousins, fm Now York. , Ar at Flushing 9Ui inst, ship Anna Decatur, Pick eting. Akvab. A r at Liverpool 10th inst, barque Mary Alice,Rich, Lepreaux NB. Put into Portsmouth E. 8th lust, ship Charlotte, Barstow, from London tor Cardiff, with sails split. Ar at Cuxhaven 7th inst, ship Gr.ce *argent, Sar gent, Callao. Arat Copenhagen 31 Inst, bkrque Wm Honry, Bernard, Havana. At Cardiff 9th lost, ship Mary RusstH, Weeks for Rio Janeiro, ldg. At Antwerp 8th inst. ships Goldon Rule, Magoun, tor Lisbon soon; JulietTrundy, Gould, for NYork soon; Betbiah Thayer, Cartnev, for do. do; Cum berland, Waite, and Harry of the West, Cotton, auc; barque Stella, for New York, toon. Sid fra Buenos Ayres July 38. barque Voyager, Wylie, Montevideo. Sid fm Cayaune 19th alt. barque Reohabito, Lee man, tor St Mar-ins *<>d New York. At Goree, Africa, 16th ult, barque Avola, Nickor son, dug. At Port Pray a fifth alt, brig Monte Cristo, Bick ford, for Boston 1U davs. At Cow Bay CB 10th lost, barque Almoner; brigs S C Kennedy. Francis King. Susan Duncan, Tubal < aio; sch Wm Hunter. Ar at Piotou 18th inst, brig H B Emory, Lord, fm I New York. i Ar at do 16th, brig Ella Maria. Palmer, Somerset. Arat Si John NB 24th inst, ship Naples, Pike, | Newburyport. SPOKEN. Aug 28, lat 38, Ion 16. barque Fannie Hamilton, Dyer, from New York for Venice. Sept 18, off Georges, barque Hariiet Spaulding, 3 days from New York for Bremen. SEW advertisements! AUTUMN, 1864! ! New Square & Long Shawls! NEW DRESS GOODS, la great variety. HEW FALL GARMENTS, New Plaid Cloakings, IVew Black Cloths, Hew Prints, H D’Lains, ■Aruyuyes, &0.4 <fc0.s -AT B. F. Hamilton & Co.’s. SaptH—Mdlm I -— QURGBON GENERAL'S OFFICE. Wasbihotok City, D. C., . . . September 2 Ut. 1864. dn At mu Medical Poard, to apnpat ol Surgeon Chmrlee 8. Tripier, U 8. A., President; Surgeon William 8. King. L. 8. A .and Surgeon Glover Fer in, U.s A., Recorder, will meet at Cincinnati Ohio, on the 18th of Octooer next, for the examination of candidates toredmlarton iato the Medical Staff of the Lnttdd State* Army, and of such Assistant our geons for promotion as may be brought before it. Applicants mast be between twenty-one and thir ty years of age, and physically sound. Applications mast be addressed to the Secretary of %* ar, or the Surgeon General, stating the resi dence of the applicant, and the date and place of his birth) they must also he accompanied by respcc tsbie testimonials of moral character. No allowanoe la made for the expenses o< persons undergoing the exeminaiion, aa it is an indispensa ble pre-requisite to appointment There are now live vacancies on the Medical Staff jus k Barnes, sept26 Stawlm Surgeon Gen. I'. 8. A. Skates - —. A good assortment of Skates ibr _ . sale Cy W.D. BOBfaSON, No. SO Exchange at. , Also, Violins, Aoordions Gaitars, and a large assortment of Toys,Cheap for Caah. 8ept28—w8m Advoeate and Transcript copy. Chain Cable for Sale. AOS tt laid) Ohaia Cab nr-new—for tale by ilJE McOtLVEKT, X K AN fc DATIS. sop26d2 m Apple*) and Kutter. pTAA BBLS. Apples, 9.T Tub* choice Batter OUU For sale by C. W. SMITH, sepfMdlm 8 and 8 Silver st. Fortress flonroc Hospitals. rilBf mtaintd ,11 visa W.shington and e4wirrbl*,TeT.?w^'Tob"l:r^"DUrn Sept 28—dfcwlw WM. GOOLD, Windham. ,l° Notice. AN acJontned meeting of the Stockholders of the ECv Eug and Screw Steamship Com any will do held on Thursday tbe 29th Inst, at 2} o'clock r n, at the Steamship office, end of Brown’s Wharf, Portland. Per Order. Sept24—dtd HUNKY FOX, Clerk. Rooms- to Let. T7HJRNISHED or not, very dwursb.'o and conven M. lent suit* of rooms on first or second floor, two or more rooms conuec'sd if desiredt Also pintle rooms, with or without board, at 203 CoEtrsu, corner of Wllmot Streets. sept24 dlw Letters Remaining Unclaimed IN the Poet Office at Port lend, State of Maine, 26th day oi September, 1864 W"To obtain any of theee letters, the applicant must oail for ‘adrerllsed/eHer*. givn Hm (file of this list, and pay one cent for advertising. ry ‘if not called for within one month, they will be sent to the D ad Letter Office. LADIES’ LIST. 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