14 Haziran 1864 Tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 4

14 Haziran 1864 tarihli The New York Herald Gazetesi Sayfa 4
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NEW YORK HERALD. JAAUCS liOUOtlM BKHHBTA EDITOR AND PKOI'KHfTOIl orrioi n. w. cokmlh or editor and nassac sts. Volume XXIX If*. 105 A MI'S KM FN 1*8 TUIS ETfiNIMO. aiBVO B UAKDKN, Bro?d??r.?Bsl Dseobio. WALL1CK S THEATRE. Brotilwir.-Lori iiD Moilf WINTKR GARDEN, Broadway.?Fba Diatqlo?Tnaica JEACKlf OLYMPIC TIIBATRB. Broadway. ? AladdiW. wi w BOWERT THEATRB. Bowery.-Oahs! !!'. ??i avii i > amor?SobbH vv ill i cus Him Out. X..Nu-i^.O-"c^^O: rr,ry-RDTB can?*?.? JSLV? 485 Bro4dw" -?D? A""' dJaiTi!? ' i ..imi'^Wh AT Wn"'d?r?T.-Tiro Giants, Two PRTANTS' WISSrRELS, Mrrhnniot Rail. 472 Broad. Tmtiis Vte'iseus! *>"+ ??wS'Et WOOIVS MINSTREL HALL. 61* Broadway.?Ethiopia! Bom.s, Dances. Ac.?iu! i t,iruuii Wi.JMkucuant AMERICAN THRATRR. No. 411 Broad wac.-BaLt.Erj. 1 ANTOMIMVS, fccaucBQCKS, AC.?STBCTBA BalltKUKOO*. SALLE DIABOLIQCK. 685 Broad way ?Robebs Hkllbi IRVING HALL, Irving | lace.?SnutoniooJ. irOLM A V'8 ACADEMY OP MLSIC. 7*> Broad wav - Bohemian UiUl-Old Folks. KIT TORK MrSEUM OP ANATOMT. 818 Broadway ? HklO'lllLS AM) LKCTl'MUL Homy A. M. till 111 P. H BOOLFT'fl OPERA HOthSS, Brook yn.-KTaioptA! Fores, Dances, Bibi.e yeas. 4a "WITH SUPPLEMENT. ?V(W York, Tucsdiiy, June 14, 1804. THE KITUATlOIf. Mr. Stsnton's accustomed bulletin Ual night roporls a despatch Troin General Grant at eight o'clock yesterday. The movement ol the army tvaa then progroi-alng. The rebels in ! entocky under John M rgan, after capturing the town of Cynthl ma a:.d two Ohio regiments, and laying siege to Frarkfort. have not only been compelled to abandon their sttempta on the latter p ace, but were Completely routed autl driven rrom Cyntbiana on Pun day morning by General B abridge, their forces Being s>altered in a l directions. Several .hundred prison ra v.ere taken, among them many otllcera. General Rur brid.e at last accounts wae in close pursuit of ihc enemy 3 be Dumber or killed a: d wounded la tho rebel ranks la reported at three bund-ed. A rt.mor tvss circulated in a Washington paper yester day that General Hancock had defeated the r< belB at Bottom's bridge on Paturday night, at the point of tba buy net, an 1 that the wholo of Grant's artny had crossed the (hkkahomlnyyt that jotnt Nosuch news, however, had been heard at Fortress Monroe on Funday arter r.ooo, nor has snch tnf rmation reached us from eny otter s une Ueavy firing Is said to have been heard in the direction of Bottom's Bridge on Saturday tight, dor dc patches to Saturday s'ate that both a mleg cccupy their old posttlncs. About tho right a d centre there have boon considerable skirrai-hmg and can ttonading. No d-mange has t?,-en eifected by either tm-ty. The men are well protected behind high and strong breastworks and tbotr so di ms and ours conversed in the most "t-nicuble manner, until thS familiarity was forb. iden. The re b Is have a larre gnn mounted on a railroad truck ? I. b il rows a six incb shell. General Moade redo through s portion of bis lines ou } riday The ra.! ad b is beeo torn up by our troops, and the r .lis fio r, I tspa ch Station to White House have been carelully cirrlcd away. There is Lotting I ? ? er fr-miho department of Gen bbcrm u. Oniccrnt-p dei ts give luriDer details o'lib operations i.p to tbo 7th lucre -it ird Gen. Butler's signal station at Fort Wiscousln co tho lOtb tort., outdid n t do muchilamage. A body o rebel c ivuiry showed thom-elvcs at Turkey I'eud.on the ha- kr of tli-- James, on tho same evening, but vese lore d t leave y ? ;??* lire or^ the gunboats. Keiu> fotccrr.e- !s have rea-hed General But er. The gunboau General Putnam on 1 Commodore I'srry bom'hi dod Fort riifp n, near I'eter b irg.. n the 9 b, sud succeeded, a'tor a heavy f-e on W.h sides, ia silencing the main b.ittory A signal ?? :t > n belou mg t the enemy on tho Cbuckv tuck rl'.er, with all :iu men and materials, has bom captured by our troops I'DEOPEA'S NEWS. The ?ie m-fa'.p'VeVUD.f m Londonderry on ibo fid of June, pa ed r?|ie P.nco Sunday morning on her voyage to q .ebec, and the .Ssxoaia, from Hamburg cu tbj 2Sth u t. aud Southampton on the 1st lust . arrived at Ibis port luat :lgSt. The lc a ' by tho Belgian, which has been teie^raphod -to tbu Ukiuld, Is five days later. Tlie Attorney General of Euglattd elated In the IT' use of Common- tb it the I.alrd iron rams had boon purchasod b> the govcrotr.e t for ? ' 'O.OoOirotn Itc-'srs. IJravay at owners, t o c : .;p tulcallou being held with Messrs. laird respecting the *?io. On a ccee Parliamentary division, ea the question of the aboiit ii of the tcbp us test la oxford University, ibe Fr.gt'.st: IIIktiL- kit the Cabioel In a miDority of ten to a full bouse. The I amh Conference had anoth?r meeting in Ion 'on without any reeult. v. c armistice bad b?en prolonged tiy a term of fifteen days, ft *-ic thought tbat hostilities would theti be re<-ntned between the Penes an i t.erm 10*. The Londi n Times bints that per,mark should be tbankiul diet ber narrow sea froot'er ? |p be considered tnviolato In the future The (Yper.hafi-n journals nre cnr.iged ?gatost krgl iDd. Ore 1-uuiels paper says that If the treaty of l.or.di n be annulled, and the lubabltants of a monarchy left to decide their destiny lb< mselves, the sioplenf til of tbe succession to the throne becomes void, and tbe I ai i.tb people may vote for either a mnnar h< or a republican form of govt rn scent, ar.d whether tliey will jo n Germany or bwed n. A bill had tM*n IntroJtced into tbe rortoguese Cortes to estahlutb frse trade iu com. 'apialn -herrard Oborne bad returned to England with hit Ang'o f'binese squadroi^ ibe British officers in^ilna are ordered lo confine themselves strict.y to th- oef uce ef lbs treaty jurta. hlajor Gordon is dctarb'd bvirderof tbe English War Office Irttn the sen e of the F.mj?ror of China. A French sr; 1 ry hi ckl.ou e bad been cvpt ired by tbe oath es of S- neml, a d n-teen hundred I recto sol diers massacred by tr.t b <s. Consols closed ,n I, u. -,<>? on tbe 8a of June at a 90*4, e* dividend, lb" 1. rer 001 cotioe mark I was rjuiet aud uocmn.sd fjr .'me- in dewr p-l i.e. ' tbsr aorts declined frrtu one ! u so one-half o' a t*o?.y during tbe week. On the Sd of June tbe ma ket su rjtilet. liteadstulfs were hrui and upward. Pro vacuus Steady. CONGRESS. In (be fenate yesterday a U'l granting es tate pub 11 laoda P. Missouri to ibat til le for the support <>' acbo ? was paused. A rep n of the Im'Wi .State* Adjuuat bet ar ?i wa* received rei indlng to a res lutl >n of to* Annate calling on th? 5 <-< r< tary of War lor Iti'ormap ? reletiv# to tea arrest an J 1 cvroar itlon. by order of t.en ?ral fariatoa, of Sylvester Muwrj, on charge of treason a'. ? e/md jit, aiid tb / re 1 d :ie;s?.turn of Ms silver asmes in Aftsnaa Tsr i >-y M wry was arrested n theMto Of Jure, ISA2 hn w.? rMl|> relO ted On th# 4th of V'.vm ?r P. rig, and his never sine# lr<n re*1 r Mind >.f hie freed.>m a* to a.i.ediM h?a> been made of bit mires, the report Ftutes there hi* no document* on tile tu the laqiartincnl to show Ibo report woe < rdsrod to tie ?n the Ube end be prtuted. A large port toil of the day w>k taken up In a discussion of the riBnlutong recognising the new lop.I State government of Ark .nans Hud admitting to aoata tbe Senators euced by ber lActsleiure, Messrs. Fish back and Ratter. Several fecnsiors i hrt.cipaied to tbe debate, the principal point at Issue being tbat between lb?se who defend the princt- ? Idea and legrlily of tbe President's amnesty proclamation and ibase who cocteod that the State# which hare been In rebellion hive resolved tbemselvos lulo their orlglnul Ti-rrtt >rial condition, and cannot be again reorganised as States until they have once more gone through the forme of admission by Cosgrey*. The resolutions and tbetreden- j I als of Messrs. FUhhack aud Raster were Anally referred to the Judiciary Committee, by a vote of thirty two to five. The Military Committee reported adversely on the various petitions referred to them In reference to increased railroad rucllitios between New York and Philadelphia, and mere discharged from further consideration of tbe sub;ect. Th? Semte receded from its amendment to the I ip omatic and Consular Appropriation bill, raising the grade of our representative la Belgium, aid agreed to the bill aa It came from the House. Ths Chicago Marine Hospital bill was passed. Certain amendments to the Eurolment bill were reported from the Military Commit, tee, which, without being read, were ordered to be printed, and the Senato then adjourned. In th> House o Representatives tbe Committee on Elections made a report declaring thai General Fcbcock was nol disq alined from accepting a seat in Congress, b it th "l General Blair was disqualified, tbe first named having resigned his commission before the mcotiug of Cong: ess. w hile tbe latter did not reji-in until after tho m ating, Tiio report was laid on the table and ordered to be print od. The .Senate was requested to appoint a committee or conference on the disagreeing amendments to the bill Increasing the pay of soldiers. Tbe report of tbe Conference Committee on tbe Army Appropria tion bill was adopted, and the bill has, there, foro, passed both house.?. Mr. Schenck Intro, ducedabill repealing tbe commutation clause o' tbe En rolmcot act, ami moved tho previous quejtl >n on the pas sage of tho bill, which, however, was not seconded, and the subject went over. This is regarded a9 Indicative o| the fuilure of ths proposition. Mr. airfield introduced a Joint resolution thu no State, doohrsd to be in rebellion by tbe President, is entitled to ap- oint electors of Presi dent and Vice President, and n ? olecloral vote from anv such --'tale shall be received or counted until both bouses of Congress by concurrent action shall hive recognized a Stato government In snob State This wis laid on the table by a vote ol 104 against 3S. A resotuti n wnb introduced directing the Committee on the t nduct of tbe War to inquire whether there Is any good reason for excluding from the army hospita's m- m'ters of Congress who desire to visit them. Mr. Lazo-st's resolution tor a suspension or h stltliies and a convention to adjust the difilcuttics between the North and the south was railed up: but tho House refused to consoler If. The Iloure also re used to cntortain a reao. lutiou In favor of Mr. Ericsson completing tho Ironclad Tticlaior and selling tlio unfinished iroo-clad Puritan at a valuation. The government wants tho vesots com pleted; but tho contractor Is unab'e to do so at the con. tract price, owing to the increase of wages of mechanics and tbe coat of materials. The bill repealing all tbe laws providing for the rendition of fugotive slaves to their owners was discussed at considerable length, and* ' fin dlv pa=?cd bv a vote of eighty-two against fifty-eight. The House then adjourned. MISCELLANEOUS NEWS. The following list or captures rbows the lorses of tbe Anelo-rebel blockade runners In tbe pas! few days All of ihem had valuable cargoes on board, and some of tbem valuable documents, which have fallen into our hands:? fVrpMr... y?-*e or I^riie. TTW e. Tim'. Anfjliffll..., .... IpuKol...... ,Ot Tp\g^ _ , Oi( Keystone State. raleionia Off U Um'gtoo.. May 30 ?ictorla Oorvlxnti MeCew. ? .Tune 2 FV?rt Jarks?n....Tnisile. ? Juno 4 Kevatone State..siren _ Junes Tbe fioct Daregan OT Mobile June G A meeting of the Fremont Club w is hold last evening at Hope < t-aue'. to take measures tor holding a great Fremont raiificail n meeting at the Cooper Institute. Eloquent speeches wore made, ami all necessary business transacted witti great unanimity. A l?rc? audience miserable-it last evening at the Cooper Institute t'i bear the llev Stella Martin (col redi give his opinion or Kngli-h neutrality, and the general feqjuig of Englishmen In relation to the struggle now going on be tween the North and South, no was Introd iced by the Rev. r r McCIioiock, who paid a flattering compliment to I Ihe oratorical ability of the speaker The subjort I di*cus >ed wss tho feeling manifested by the Fug l b peop'e towards the North In the present Btrugg'e, and. according to the deductions of the reve. rend gentleman, a largo majority of that jieople are In*, td' to the intere-tts or the North, nnd In favor of the So th fits discourse was attentively listened to ami el cit ? I m irks of approbation from tho audience, which w -8 compost d of about eqnal numbers of ttie Caucasian ar d African races, o' every conceivable shade of color, Irom the biacke-t ebony to tba purest alabaster. lire Board of Aldermen w- re without a quorum yester day. Consequently there was no business trans icied. Tho Board of Councilmen met yesterday a'tcrnoon. Resolutloss were adopted thinking Messrs. Franc's Ma hedy, Ih mas McGrath and Th m is Tyler, members of I nvlne ? ompanv fit. for ttieir firompsnt *3 in rescuing Mr Heller and wi e fr tn a fearful death while a fire was pro. grossing in I'fvlflon street on the filet May. Mr. Opdyke ottered a re-oluti n that the salaries of all city officers br reduced on the 1st or July, to order that tbore whose eaia-iea - ere irstift dent fniglit bo increased. Thereto tutlon was promptly bud on the table. A resolution adopted by both brancbos or tbo Common '011nc.il, providing f r tho opening of a num ber of sit cots In tbe up| er part or tbe isl nd.by dire ting the Counsel (0 tbe Corporation to t?k? the necessary measures to carry tbe resolution Into efi'd, ??? reltirm d by May. r Guntber without bU ap. proval Be slated that separate resoluti ns should he adopted for each street; for rr monstrances hid been mole by pro 1 erty owners ayulnst the needless expense o: open I a some of the streets named In tbe ab "ve remittitur, I Is Honor also vetoed a resolution directing t'ie Street Commissi -ccr lu futnl-h cub 01 the police Insures wdb a badge, baton and staff of ofi.ee. rory properly remark log that it was a "needless cxp? ndlture of tnouey." Af. ter deposing of a number of UGimporunt papers, tbe Board sdjrutr' ed till Thursday. The commie-io- era for superintending the e'esning rf tbe sircets ai d twsrdipg the contraots there of met at the City Inspector s offee yesterd iy, for the purp>seof 0|mui n/ such hid.- of contractors as should be received ut dor the present modified specifications. None, how eier. were teceived. but It w?s determined to keep the matter cpen for one more trial, and the Mayor expressed himself ns desirous of 8" modify Ing these specifications as to Induce contractors to mako propos "Is. A mutiny occurred on board the ship Emily Augusta, Ca; tain Strickland, while proce-dlng to eoa yesterday sfterno n.biund to Ft. John, New Brunswick. Wbl'S going down the bay, and * hen abreast of the Narrows, Captain Strickland went forward to get tbe men to go to work, when tuey told him to go aft again, and Imme diately rushed ,?on him, one of them stabbing him In the b*< k with a sheath knife. They also attacked the mate, knocked him d wn on deck and kicked him, and made a pass with a ko.fs at him, but <bd not cu( him The ship was immediately lurne 1 back and anchored off Quarantine, and a b nfe crew tr< m the revenue cutler Crawford pat the crew In Irons. The United States Mar sbai way notified, who sent tbe harbor police boat down to aer, and had them all brought to the city and locked up In tbe T mb|. Captain Ftrh k'and, who Is dangerously wounded, was brougiit to Ihe city. the Bunkers', Brokers' srd Merchants' Club rooms, on Ei tb avenue, w re enlivened Inst night by tbe si tendance of a in re numerous crowd than on any night since tba op ring The or<-,?loa way the Inauguration of the tv-o ns St < k Y kctiange of the Gallagher Brothers, who b.ve unite! their fortunes with Mr. Fytlnge In h,s club etwrr run A ler the sale a supper was urnlnlied, and the hr. ko a re- ined as eager for tbe tdihlex and Itqul Is *? -r ?t < kf nod gold The sale of clocks was quite bftff. Toe ? .01 tram port Detroit, from Eortrsss Monroe, *,f " - 1 I' ? T"-terdav, with the Fecund regiment y V nuiiteers, numbering one hundred and > 1 tu '?* rT ?* ,h 1 laneral Fe*sions were empanelled '* " "tJidge Russcl d' livered sn able charge, " " " ?h'd h. our reriortof the proreedlngs. In * ' 1 " pai#'. Ibu principal topic to * ' ' ' " : of the tirssd inqussi w is Called by 1 ' ''id sotcure i?r the tforhi and Jou s? if O' f"inm- .. ea islun tue ftn o? puhllcatluo of Ihe fern ' * Ho ? 4rd b onis pro-mulattos. As tno*e new" papers bad ? "-on .'xooer n d frettdi-'otsl Intentlony, the Court S1"" d Cat o tr-o piKf e, n the eancllty of person aid ir..."ty V >? mads, thus vloiallrtf toe fed-ral sad -tete * h 'I J1.a a. Ths Gr-uid Jury were instructed to )o?k twt.Uie matter, and to coooer-t# with Mr a. tleknv Hill, it'* Ptstrlct Attorn*?, In Indicting the offbndrn. for ? n trver olTnucc ihe> tn iy lnvo CJiumnted r.ec >rJ?r H Uman tenlanoM M*arii Hunter, who wm convicted of the minder ol bio ert e, to impruwuimeui In the Sine Prl?"? for life. Ilei ry Cltwoo, Indicted lor tbe murder o? l'eicr McArdle, |i!?ud<-d >;iiiliy lo mou-laughtcr to the third da free, and wan remanded f c sent?noe. I In tbe case of Martin W Brett and other* against I.e tnuel C. Owen, In ibe Supreme Court, t ire nl, before Judge Foster, where tbe plaintiff sued for the n?a-dellrery ol fifty tliousnml busbela of Prince Edward Island oali, at reventy-tlvn centa per buebel, ae per ro.itraot, the jury yesterday brought In a verdict for tbe plilDillt, a*-easing the damages at seven thousand two hundred snd slsty dollars. . # In the case of Connolly sgslnst Bbelnfrsnk, where tbe plaintiff sued for do' (nation of character, the do fen 'ant having calli-d her a ''llilef," the Jury rendered a verdict for the plaintiff of one hundred and fifty dollars snd oosts. Ibe stock market iianlc down into a state of compara tive Inactivity again yesterday, and the galea were f.-w, at lover prices, Gold was active la tlio morning, sod the price fluctuated between 10r.t? and 193*?. Government securities were strong, and the bonds of 1881 advanced Id per cent, tbe registered seltior at 108, interest oil. There was no change In the loan market, money con tlnu ng pli-oty at 8 a T per cent interest. This week opened in o<>mmorcial circles about as last week closed, tho markets being Irregular and unsettled, owing to tbe gold fluctuations. The amount of business done yesterday was small, except la a lew commodities. Imported merchandise was very quick; but most of the dealers remained Armor. Cotton was buoyant and Arm. Petroleum was firm. On'Change flour and whoat were without important change (n prices, though at the c!n;o second qualities were deprassod. Corn was decidedly lower. Oits rather more steady. Pork active and ad vancing. Beef firm. I.ard less active and rather heavy. Whisker firm. Freights dull. Groceries generally with out much cbango. The Political Revolution Onward -Pro bable Extinction of the Old Democratic Party. While General Grant Is perfecting his plans and combinations for his next grand movements on the military chessboard, wo may profitably turn our attention to tho present developments, movements, plana and combinations of the Presidential oaiupa'gn. While struggling for tho suppression of this most gigantic rebellion, we arc In tho midst of the most remarkable and momentous political revolution in the history of mankind. It bears some resemblance to tho sweeping changes in political parties, opinions, men and measures which attended the bloody struggle of the seventeenth century, in England, between the Roundheads and the Puritans; but it may be more aptly compared to the sweeping political convulsion and work of reconstruction inau gurated with the Reign of Terror of the first. French Revolution. Where are our Presidential party plat forms of 18(50? Scattered to the four winds of Heaven. What has become of the Presidential parties of 18(h)? They have run to seed, and they are broken up. We arc. we repeat, in tho midst of a great political revolu tion, the immediate solution of which, from present appearances, will be either a stringent central despotism or a radical democratic gov ernment, resting upon the French tripod of '?Liberty, Equality and Fraternity." The idea that this country will or can emerge from this earthquake with "the Union a? it was and tho constitution as it is" is tho nio-t pre po?(crous of absurd ties. No. Wo shall have nothing of the sort. Tho rebellion has upset tho old order of thing', and all things are be coming new. Tho old democratic party w is virtually destroyed in its revolutionary con ventions of lKliO. The Northern rump of that org mir ation has been tiring a feeble, a flicker ing existence since that disrupfure between South Carolina and the Albany Regency; but tills d'. e.:siiil and feeble Northern faction Is actually dying at last. We understand that tbe IVmocrafic National Committee, which soma time ago, under the auspices of Mr. August Belmont, agent of the Rothschilds, appointed the coming Fourth of July as the time and Chicago as the place (or the meeting of the National Party Convention, are now considering the exped-encj of n postpone ment of this assemblage to a more convenient sea-on. and that such a postponement will iii all probability be carried. And why not? What can the remnants of this exploded party, do, without any landmarks to guide them, with out any hr.rmony among themselves upon principles, and with nothing but discords among their would-be leaders? Taking the principal existing organs of the Northern democracy, in their present slipshod and dismantled condition, for our enlightenment?such as the Albany Aflas-^fgus, nnl t ie IForM, the Journal of Commerce nnd Da'hf Yi?ir.s. of this city, and the Chicago Time.*. the Cincinnati Ell(f\llYGVy A'C.?" we can find no common ground of act:on among them, no agreement, no concord, except In their enmmou hostility to Abraham Lincoln's ndruinistrutinp. This is the ruling passion of the o'd democracy, strong in death?implacable vengeance agn'nst tb > party depriving them of the spoils. John C. Calhoun was right in say ing that the democrat'c party was held to gether by the "cohesive power of the public plunder;" for on losing tbe plunder the cohe sion of the party is gone, and it has fallen to pieros. * What then? Without leader?, without plun der, and without principles, being in fact dis banded and all adrift, the Northern remnants of the old democracy are free to go where they please. Put where, as Daniel Webster n-ked, when left alone in John Tyler's Cabinet?where are they to go? Have we not a ''Pathfinder'' in the field? Where else can they go but to the party of Geri"ra! Fremont? lie is the only Presidential nominee, besides Lincoln, in tlia field; and this is not all that can be said in fa vor of Fremont. It must not be forgotten that he belonged to tho democratic party in its palmy days; that he row stands upon a new and elastic platform (sum elastic), suited to the times, and that his hostility to Lincoln is that of Hannibal against the Romans. He is the very man for the disbanded democracy. We conclude, therefore, that the debris of the Northern democratic party will naturally gravitate to Fremont; and let these fragments begin to gather around him?radicals and con servatives, pence men and war men?upon the paramount Idea of a change In the federal ad ministration, and we shall very soon flud half the republican party, disgusted radicals and conservatives, drifting in tho s.ime direction. Fremont, therefore, Is the ticket for the North ern democracy. The Chicago Convention may be Indefinitely postponed. It is not necessary. It is not wanted. Fremont and freedom, in cluding free speech snd a free press, is the ticket for nil the odds and ends of the opposi tion 'dements. Let them fuse upon Fiemont, and the disaffected and disgusted anti-Lincoln olemcuts of the republican party will soon show where lies the balance of power. 8urely it cannot be difficult, in the nnion of all the anti-Lincoln men of the country upon Fremont, to upset a J turn out this miserable adminis tration, the throe cardinal principles of which are shoddv. human blood and Joe Miller. The Reel Position at Hie Campaign la Virginia* With the present campaign Secretary Stan ton commenced the system of publishing regu larly short official bulletins of the operations of our armies, for the public benefit. By this means the army (olographs acre made to satisfy the public anxiety for news, and the whole country was enabled to see at one view the general result of what had been done on the day before in the widoly distant theatres of war. We thought this an excellent measure, and, rightly managed, it would have been; but in the way Secretary Stauton has carried out this system it has done harm. Though in many instances Mr. Stanton told the stories of the various movements in the words of the generals, in others he gave them in words of his own, which were colored by an over ean gu'ne spirit. He stated to the country always a little more than the statements made to him would justify. Where bo gave the generals-' own words he culled out the most favorable passages. Public expectation was, as a neces sary consequence, raised too high, and, now that our operations do not go forward so rapidly as they did, people contrast this hitch with the great promise of a few days ago, and feel un easy. Because Grant does not walk directly into Richmond the people feel disappointed; for from Stanton's despatches they had supposed he would. We must come dowa a little; not from any failure of Grant's promises?he keeps all his promises; and he. promised to fight it out if it 1 took all Bummer. He will do it, we may be sure. But we must come down from Stanton's rose colored views to Grant's 6ober reality. We must suppose it [ossible that it may "take all summer." Apparently the operations of the campaign are to bo somewhat less active than they have been. Genera! Leo, having in the army under his command the last hope of the Southern confederacy, has not risked that hope, lie has not becu foolhardy enough to risk the safely of bis cau-e on a second field fight after the. very doubtful battle in the Wilderness. Nor is Genera! Grant less wise than Lee in bis disposition to economize his chances, lie flghls cautiously, as the circumstances require. And thus in their mutual caution the two strategists have coma to a point difficult to determine. Lcc Las hugged his intrench meats for the last thirty days, and Grant, resolute not to waste his men in .storming those intrenchments whore such an operation was not necessary, has forced him out of many strong places by manoeuvres, constantly hoping to compel a battle on better terms. But, though ho manoeuvres Lee out of one position, it does not compel a battle; for Lee only leaves one to step into another a few miles further on. In this way they have reached R'climond. which is merely the lu*t fortified position on tho line, and the strongest of oil. To force Lee out of this by manoeuvre Involves an ope ration not to bo entered upon too hastily. T! e James river, and the unknown difficulties on its banks north of Fort Burling, are very formida ble obstacles to ti e continuation of the flunk ing opcrat'ons by which Lee was moved out of former pieces. A movement across that river would be h very bold one, and General Grant, who is a very bold man, may make it. But if there Is any goad rea: on why such a movement cannot be made, then the next step in the flanking advance is impossible, arc! the two armies confront one another, with intrench irients between Unit one army will not felin rpi'sh and the other cannot storm. From su h it ddliciilty the only solution is a siege. We do not say that this was from the first a accessory result of Grent's plan. We are we.l satisfied that it was not. but that the result would have Inch much better had Grant had the exclusive management of our armies. 11 s plan \^i.s to occupy Lee's attention on the Rapidan with his main force, while separate c bonus should cut the only two Iiues of lail road by which Richmond, and con.-cquentlv Leo's at my, could Lo supplied from the .South ern Slates. lie expected thus to isolalo Leo and to defeat hi.u; and ha would unquestion ably have done it; for Lee's army, not rein fore? 1 ??; 1 not supplied, would not have been able to bold its own in the I at x terrible marches and bailies, b it wou'd have gone lo pieces, and Richmond and the rebellion would of course have fallen, as the result of the de struction of tint army. Grant's part of this plan was magnificently carried out. Ib-engage 1 I Lee, and outmaurcuvred him and outfought him day after day for thirty diy*; but the d's tress that he expected the lo-s of supplies to occasion in Lee's army did nut appear. Kelt' er did the severe losses by battle affect Lee's movements; for reinforcements came up. Both the expeditions to cut off the cnemy'B supplies had completely failed of Iheir purpose. Both tLe?e expeditions were under tho command of political generals. This was the part of the campaign that was attended to by the President. Butler, on the James river, and S'gel, in tte valley of tho ?Shenandoah, were beaten with compara tive ease. Lee's army whs supplied with ordinary regularity, and Beauregard and Brock in ridge reinforced it. And thus, and not through any defect in Crant's plan, resulted the bard tact that the army that by General Giant* plan ought to bar? been destroyed before this is, though badly shaken, still a for midable force, in a formidable position, and that the operations for its destruction must be started anew. If Grant pnssss the Jamea matters will be once more at hazard with Lee. lie will probably be compelled to abandon Richmond or to assume the offensive to prevent himself from being shut up there. But If Grant should remain north of the river a siege will doubtless begin at once. We have no knowiedgo as to bow Grant will In that event approach Rich, mond, whether on the north or tho east, or whethor he will realize the possibility pro jected by the Richmond papers, and approach it on the south sldo. But these approaches will no doubt be conducted In view of the cir cumstances of the case, which are different froin the circumstances of sieges in general Sieges are generally undertaken for the cap. ture or d-stmctlon of a city, and are conducted in view ot tbe'presence of an army that covers or defends tho city. But the preaent siege Is solely for tho destruction of an army, and the existence of the city Is only recognized as it covers and protects that army. Grant does not care for Richmond in any other w!?e than as It cover* Lee. He bas driven Lee into it just as ho drove Pemberton Into Vlcks'-urg, and will bave to take or destroy tbe city to carry out hia purpose against Lee's army. If this can only be done by a siege Grant has still hard work to do. Lee's artny Is well handled, and fights as well M our own. and though it may be inferior in numbers It has tbe advuntage ot works, which more thun balances that disparity. We must reinforce Grant to a sufficient degree to put htm on a practical equality with Lee in this respect, and it may be that we shall hare to employ against the enemy to tbe fullest extent the obvious ad vantage that we possess in respect to numbers. Doing aU that the country can in that way this summer must end the war; for Lee bas drawn every mau from the minor posts throughout the South, is fighting with his last force, and cannot continue tbe contest any longer than that force is effective. We have the rebellion definitively concentrated in one army, and we must destroy that army by all the means in our power. Tn? Quarrel of'the roiiilclani Over the Cabinet. Tbe politicians are again stirring up Presi dent Lincoln's official family. The recent shoddy convention at Baltiinoro undertook to arrange it, but, it appears, on'y increased the controversy. The Convention has barely adjourn oil betore the fight breaks out more fierce and more determined than evor. Wi ile the delegates and officeholders were congrant Luting Mr. Lmcoln upon his renotnin-rtion tho Champions of the different members or the Ca binet renewed the quarrel, characterized with more bitterness and personalities than on any former occasion. Our readers will find else where an important chapter in this controver sy the nccouut of tho first battle, the ed cts of tho generals, and tho notes of preparation lor the grand contest that is to take place?in the shape of a letter from Tburlow Weed in de fence of Secretary Seward, and the resconso of the Evening Post. Ti.e^c documents ere suffi ciently spicy to command universal attention, even it tho subject were nut one that is to be foremost in tho Presidential campaign. The charges of Weed, that the radicals and aboli tionists, who "have shaped the course ot the administration, are the allies of the rebels," and tho cries of gridiron Railways and Catalioe contracts iu reply by tie hIcer.ing Post, only show that tbe irrepressible conflict has commenced in earnest. Tln*y furnish proof suffij cot that tbe day for an armistice and compromiso between the factions of the republican party is past, and lieuceforth it is to be war?war to the knife. But what will President Lincoln do to quiet the storm and settle tho contest in his own party? We can only judge of tho future by the events of the past, and by comparing them with the circumstances vg.ich new surround him. When Mr. Lincoln was elected Proa'dent he se lected for bis Cabinet his political riva's. On assuming tho duties of tt^' Ch e> Magistrate of the nation he called into his official laraily Messrs. Seward, Chase, Cameron a ul Dates, a I of whom had been cand.dates before tbe con vention that nominate I him. lie no doubt d.d this to prevent either of them becoming th* leader of a faction which might organize in tho republican party against him. He soon killed off Cameron, who has nut since l ean heard of, save us small politician at llarr.sbun:. Secretaries Seward and (.'base l.c allowed to fight to their hearts' contont, and injure ouch other as much as they pleased. When they came to a short turn by the action or v?>to of the l uited States Senate, and both Seward a id Chase decided to re^lgf a wl throw up their portfolios, tho President was too shrewd for them b .th. He saw that if he let one go anil retained the other it would bo taking sides in the-quarrel, and re^ilt in the organization of a formidable party against him. If, on the other hand, 1 e let b ?th go. each would become his political enemy, and thus becom- u power that be would not be able to stand. In this dilemma, he resolved to retain both, and use them to ac complish his own ends. L roll accordingly re sameil his duties as secretary of his respective department. The fight went on, and it is reported that there has Icon no full meet irg or tho Cabinet for eighteen-months. The admin istration lias drifted along without any fixed policy, and ha" been governed simply by mere temporary expediency. Secretary Seward finally changed the mo nolonv of the Cabinet fight by acting upon a Eiiggest'on which he saw in tho JIrn.\u>, and resolved upon renominating T/nco'n. He de c'ded to make Lincoln's cause his own; while Cha.-e entered tho Presidential arena for him self. but was forced to subside soon alter the appearance of the Pomeroy manifesto. The nominating convontlon has assemble 1, framed its resolves, with a thrust ut tho Cabinet, re nominated Old Abo, thrown overboard Ham lin and put Andrew Johnson on the ticket in his stead, and Seward conies out master of ceremonies. This rcsiut has opened the warfare between the partisan friends of the different members of tho Cabinet, and there is a new demand that there shall be a change. The evident so&se of the Baltimore Convention was for a change. But no person who views the fads as they are can expect any remodelling of the Lincoln official family at this time. If he sends Clmsc adrift it lota loose all bis partisans against the t'ekot. On the other hand, he has teen too strong evidence of Seward's strength in the defeat of Wadsworth' in this State, in 18B2, and tho power shown in manipulating the Baltimore Convention by the Seward poli ticians, to incur his enmity during the canvass. The war or factions will therefore go on, and the longer it continues the more it will kelp Fre mont and the Cleveland ticket. What Old Abe will do may be inferred by the characteristic remarks wh eb be ?ado to delegates to Balti more on tbe Sunday previous to tbe assembling of tbe Convention. Sevoral warm supporters of Secretary Seward called on the Preeident and commenced talking over tbo quarrel* in tho Cabinet. Mr. Lincoln gave them a history of the efforts to turn Seward oat, and then in formed them that he could not spare Seward? he was his mainstay. At a later hour a squad of radicals oalled at the White House and had their say from that standpoint. Old Abe then stated that soino of Seward's friends had just been there and presented their grievances against Mr. Chase, but that be Informed them that he oonld better spar* Seward than Mr. Cbaso at this crisis. PROPOSKD PoflTPOXKHaKT OF TH* CnTPAOO Con vicntion.?The Albany Argus, the New York Express, News and World, and other papers of the same sshool, are all expressing themselves, with more or less earnestness, in favor of th? postponement of the Chicago Convontlon until towards the close of summer. If adopted this advice will prove tho end of those remnant* of the old democratic party now showing signs of vitality through th# columns of the copperhead organs. H"t what care theso organs for tho old democratic landmark^ Tboy arc ail actuated bv various selfish motive* aed interests iu th* movement. The Argus and the Albmj Re gency have made their bargains witTT Tburlow Weed; the News has made arrangements with Chase in record to the New York Custom House; the Express has an eye on the next Congressionaf representation, and the World has its mining stock bubbles to look after. What does either of these papers csre about the old democratic party? The democrats in Con gress for the post twe> years have been laboring with insane assiduity to break up tbe party, and if tbo proposed postponement of tbe Convention be carr ed the objects of the cop perhead newspapers will be achieved, and the end of the democratio party will be a fait accompli. Fu*ht?a and p0||(i?a ?t tbi WaUrlaa Places. Although the weather of the past few days has been unseasonably cool, our citizens are alroady preparing Tor the watering places. The advertisements of summer hotels begin to crowd our columns. Here and there on our fashionable streets and avenues we notice closed houses, with a "gone into the country" look. Heads of families are making rocon noissances in every direction in seircli of rural boarding places. Ladies are getting ready their F. P. C. cards. Saratoga, Newport, Long Branch, West Point and olher fashionable re sot ts ate open for occupants or engage ments. There is every prospect that tke?sea son will commence very early and last very late and be very brilliant. This year is, we hope, tbo end of the reign of King SaodJr; but, like old King DelBlnzzar, he will giro a great feast before he submits to fate and recog uizes the handwriting on the wall. Still, in spite of the people who have left the c (y and the thousands who are pro >armg to leave, N w Y .k is as full as ever. lathe summer the inhabitants of country villages, litt'e Boston and Philadelphia, und of Western provincial towns, like Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Lous, come on here to seo the only gieat metropolis of the country Some of the Western and New E .gland dele gates t > tl'o Baltimore Convention, who stopped here on their way home, are so delighted w th Wall street and the theatres that they cannot tear themselves away. We passed one of them yesterday, of whom it could not be said, as of Bunquo s ghost, -there is no speculation in hit eyes.' Our float ng population is further increased by numerous refugees from Southern cities, who have assisted to overcrowd our pub lic and private hotels. I', is not likely, the rcfore, ti at New York will he empty even* during the hottest portion of the heated term. What with the polit cul exc teincnt a d the mass meetings, the stirring news lro:n tbo seat of war, the bubble and trouble of the witcbea' cauldron at the stock market, the old and new comedies at W&Hi ck'u, the spectacles at the Olymp'o and at N.bio's, tie burlesque- nt the Win ter Garden ami the Broadway, and tbe cascles* life and bust'e of our streets, the s'av at-homes and tho visiting brethren wilt hive plenty to amu<o and interest them. Besides all this, our splendid Park is a rua in tufa, and its beautiful landscapes, its proc*?. stons of magnifleentoqii pages, its sylvan lakes and its increasing curio- ties, supply unfailing enjoyment to rich and poor, to oid and young, al.ke. Durng tiiis summer ere-ybody will be Pre sident m .kin u Only two candid ites are In the field, a id, as neither of tbo.n is General Grant, neither of them is the c.iud'dute tbe pooni* want. The democrats taik about posrponing the < h'cagoConvention m til September, which if" nt'out cqu vaienl to postponing if altogether. Vc deriucracy l.ad o-.e lender with brains we might expect something ol them; but under existing crcu romances we do not. Ti e peace democrats tn .y perhaps nominate some scare cr. w to drive the voters over to the shoddy republicans, in accordance with a bargn n be* two. n the | e.tcc men and tl e Lincoln nten; but the democratic party, as a party, appears to lave sunt up sb? p, like bankrupt concern, banpuinc ns is our lemperateoDt, we expr. es no hope that G. nor 1 G.ant w 11 b0 nominated at Chtca-o. especially if that "Shent-per sbenf Convention eloud display its lack of patriot is-m by dec! in ng to meet upon tbe Fourth of July. Here is a good ut.d j.ncicnt rule, how ever. which dire, ts us to tube the best we can get when we fi, d it impors.bie to get what we want. Acting ti| on this rule, the opposition cN meats will possibly unite upon Fremont, is a better u.aii than,Lit coin any day in tho week. Ind-od. we should not be surprised to see Fremont st: nd ng much the better chance when tho summer n is over and the fall campaign begins to develop tbe politi cal strength of tho rival nominees. Shoddy can not stand suns' ine, and neither can a shoddy candidate. Tho pure air or the country will suggest the Impurity of Lincoln's corrupt ad ministration. TLe seaside w.ll remind tae so journer of the Imbecility of Bunsby Welles. Tho mountains will recall the mountains of debt that Chase hits hcapcil upon the nation. Nature, thus enlisted in the canvass, will con vert every pleasure seeker Into an anti-Lincoln man. The regular watering places will be more frequented this year than ever; but It will he by a new class of visitors. Last year they wcio part shoddy and part old aristocracy; but this year shoddy will have an undivided sway. 1 he price of board will be ao enormously high that no one but a shoddy contractor would think of raying it, unless as a matter of capr ce. Little villas, scattered along the seashore or high up upon breezy hills, are becoming more and more tbe fashion for those who cannot afford to keep up suhnrbon establishments all tbe year round, in addition to their towu bouses. Other people, who cannot even afford to hire villas for the season, will distribute themselves among fanners' families, in distant villages and vales, where they caT1 occupy rooms ahont tho size of an ordinary bedstead, be supplied with fresh meat once a month, and eat "potatoes and points," as poor Fowers used every day. Such a picture does not seem enchanting; but there is considerable rural fcilcty on a small scale to be met with In such retreats, provided one takes his own mosquito netting along and has no decided antipathy to sr.nkes. .As for the watering places proper, we have not yet decided whether we shall be at the paina to send reporters among them. Our space is pret'y well occupied with war news, and it is very doubtful whether the gossip of summer hotels will be more readable than the accounts of tbe summer excursions of our veterans Into, the rebel Stales, And why, in fact, should we devote our time and nttention to restraining the summer landlords from extortions and im postures? This is their harvest; the shoddy* erain is ripe for the sickle: kid whv should we

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