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VOL. 1. AUGUSTA, ME., SATURDAY MOUSING. AUGUST 27,1870. SO. 204.
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Would also invite the attention ot the public to the H. F. MILLER NAXOS ! For sale at his Music Room, North's Block, OPPOSITE CUNT HOt'SK. The use of these Pianos in many jiublic Institu tion* emi schools hti> gained lor 'hem an enruihle reputation. and throughout the country Lite} are becoming the most popular Piano, manufactured. da.-e-arranged on application at Music Koum or Residence. !i7 Winthrop street M. C. MII.L-IKKN, Teacher of Music, aprt'.irini___ _ __ _ Cutlery and Plated Ware! A full assortment of Takie and forkti Cntitry, 8cii»ort T£»l T’ff.l 1*8, 4r. l’latod Tea Set*. Ice Pitcher*. Goblets, Knivc*. Spoon*, Fork.- and Ca.-tora of the beat quality. at PIEIU'E’S ( UOCkKKY STORE, No. 150 Water Street - - Augusta. mayJ-Uf _ __ Picture Frames! CHROMOS, BRACKETS, ALBUMS! Ac., Ait*., In Larye Variety. Picture Frame* of any size made to order at short notice at llendee's Photograph Rooms, Opposite Post Office, Augusta. tjuneMf MWHOOO, ljtill Edition. V MEDICAL Ess.vY on the Cause andt nr** ol Prematura Decline, showing how health i* lost and how regained, it given n clear Syuop*is ol the Impediments to M A Kill x«ik, the treatment ol NElt vors and 1’iivsir vi. Dr.mi.iTY, stkisiuti , »C‘ . and the remedies therefor,—the results ol twenty yearn* successful practice. “There is no member of society by whom this hook will not be found useful, whether such pci>on holds the relation of Parent. Preceptor, or Clergy man."— London .U' tlicnl rimes and (.’an tic. *“M Wlioni) ’ The experience and reputation ol Dr. Curtis in the treatment of the diseases set forth hi this liiiic piuupliici is the patient - guarantee, and well deserves for the work its immense circu lation.”— Ikiilu Times. Sent by mail on receipt of $0 cents. Address the Author Dk. Cruris, 14 Chapman street, Bos ton, Mass. mar28- fcod.hu BATH HOTEL, By o. M. Plummor, bath. me. Hoard, - - $1 per nay. tlljanly $7.00 ri:n nAi i TO THE l\EMPL0 YED ! READ THIS, -VXD CHEE IT LIP ! BY sending ONE DOLLAR to the subscriber you will receive by return mail, a receipt lor making an article tliut will Sell In Every Household in tlio land. There are no Agent* in New Kngland. A broad Held is open to ull who wish to cugage in All Honorable and Profitable business It can be manufactured at your homes, in your kitchens. The ingredients can be had of auy Druggist or (Tracer. The expense is SIIALb, anil the _ • _ Profits Iairge. This is uot one of |he humbugs of the day, but au article of real merit. Try it and be convinced. Address C. T. SOMES, Juiy2ut3m Gardiner Maine. Prairie Weed Balsam! SOLD BY July30-t3teod L II. TITCOMB, Apothecary. Bitters ! Bitters ! OR. BEIV3VE'T'rr’S CELEHUATED JAUNDICE BITTERS! ARE THE SUREST CURE EUR Liver Complaint, Jaundice, Dizziness, Indigestion, Nervous Debility, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Headache, &e., To which all persons are n.ore or less subject in Si'itiNG and Summer. ABE PURELY VEGETABLE! And composed of some ol the beet HOOTS jukI IIKIlKS in tbc world. Try Them. Tin y are Warranted to do as Recommended ! Price, SO Cents per Bottle. PREPARED AND SOLD ONLY BY Johnson Brothers, OPP. POST OFFICE, AUGUSTA, ME. HARNESSES $ HARNESS GOODS OI' every Description. WE A HE sTILL. •i.YM'K.U Tt HIM. ML CLASSES OK 11AR.\E»SE«, Vm’ying in Pi'ico IVoiii $17.00 to ^100.00 ! HIE <lo not ki'. |> anv min'- r.-l.-l»nu«-<l llarm-s, l.m having luiii ymtrV f\|MTi.-nc« in maoii \\ la- luring i\crv variety oi llnrtu’ **ood and the greater 011.1 i: . 1 nun- I-,ll‘ie p‘Midi ol Augu 1 1 and vi. initv mo will let the .jtn I.ty nud worth of our good** rest upon [litir mv.i merit. Aa mv keep a larger number < t wutkim-n and et.nse.jUeidU a larg. r *t"‘ k :,nd gi-atei 0 manufactured work than an\ linn in our line in thi- *it>, we invite ail in wan 01 Mich goods f-» «all before J.up li i.-ing. bearing i’n mind Unit w keep no Harness - manutm fur. -1 by other firm- b»r whole sale trade but 111 inubt* tore nil our good-' and warrant them to give >ati.-la«,l!«»n. COLLER & GARDINER, (Opposite ?ony Home. 14JJ 1% ult‘1* Str4'<’l, Ai^usla. Don’t ray two profits on your Trunks, but lmy at the only place in Augusta w here they are manufactured AT COLLER & GARDINER’S Augusta Trua It Factory ! Sign of tho “BIG TBUHTIE." mnniifnctuce all out flunks, and as our retail trade in Augusta and neighboring towns is very Ml iii.inul.il tun all oui 11 nil* • , , u„,m. Tliei are no slop work, not cracked, aiid*he.-V stuck ot l.adlV-' and nViil - TIE I V E[. 1.IV j l.XHa, MIAw'l. M lt.U's. . city, and sell them at al’EUE FRICKS. »<J • Keumiulier the place, Sign of the ' Big Trunk,” • 143 Water Street. ° . .> >11)1 If C UM.d:it » MJ.MMt SMM.XVlt. MMpito.ile Cony Home. ti-.ipi n James H. Leigh, DKALLlt IN Foreign and Doinesffe DRYGOODS ALSO, AOKNT FOB Whcoler &. Wilson’s Sowing lVtacliincs ! SEEDLKS nml all Touls adapted to the Ma chines, uou.-tautl} on hatul. Walrr St., Hallowell, Mr. tlMpr-tl* _ | CUSHNOC HOUSE. Corner ,.rAr^ and Wintti rop llflwjl State Sts.» u\ 11 rrnsta-. Me. T. B. BALLARD, : i Proprietor. Guests tan.en to and from the Cars and Boats Tree. HORSES AND CARRIAGES TO LET. tliauXMtaa Great Reduction -IX THE PRICES OK - BOOTS * SHOES! The subscriber, having a splendid stock of Hoots tiiid Shoes on hand, w ill sell the game at the VERY LOWEST C ASH PRICES ! The stock consists of the usual variety kept in a store of the kind. LAUUX* and (JKXTLKJIK.VS. MISSES’ and <iiii.i»ki;\'s BOOTS and SHOES! Constantly receiving from the manufacturers, anti will be sold cheap, cheaper than the cheapest. J . II . I. o w , lOO WATER (St., Augusta, Me. N. I» — Gentlemen’s Calf Hoots one doljar less than at any other store. inaay*27-3m WANTED! L^AKMKltfiand Hunters having prime Mins skins 1 unhand will find a cash customer at highest market price hy sending them to w _ J. II. HMM.N A CO., * His Stock embraces a line line of American and Swiss Watches. in gubl ami silver ease, including the celebrated National or Elgin Watch, Waltham, Tremont. It-■ r .jiiin, llonnett. 1‘anleatix. Jaeot, Ac., in both I.a liicr,’ and gentlemen’s sizes. Pino Grolcl J cwclry, Solid Hold Leoniton Vest and Neck Chains, STERLING ,V COIN SILVER GOODS, FINE I’L.VTEI) WAKE, SPECTACLES AND EYE GLASSES, of the most approved kinds. ( LOCUS OF ALL KIXDS, including the celebrated ITHACA CALFNDAH all of which will be sold at the Lowest Prices, and Warranted. Parti* uiar altei* i-m given to repairing all kind* ol Fine Watches. Chromum f« r Ikdaiu-es applied and adjusted to temperature and position tljan7o-it HATH TIBS, (HITEK BOILEUS, Water Closets, Wash Basins. HRASki A- l’LATEI) WARE, Cnst Iron Pipe, Lead Pipe, Sheet Lead, And every article pertaining t-» Plumbing kept con stantly on baud and for sale at H. It. STRATTON’S, Corner Krid&e A Water Streets. Under Hunt’s Hat Store. V H Plumbing in all it? branches done in a neat an.’ ’borough manner. Particular Attention Pair! to Jobbing. fl*2«pr<tf A New Era in Piano Fortes! nV? now become an c-tabli-lud fact, ackuow ledge.I by the best judge? ol mutic in ail parts oi the country, that the Mathushek Piano, I? bound to take the lead for Rich, Pure, and Powerful Tone! Which speak- fur it-olf in notes ol' triumph over all inhere. The Keasou of this Great Superiority is apparent to all wl.arclully examine the pccii liiir inccbanism of tliese instruments iu 'I'lie r.qiialiy.insr Scale. whirh distributes the tension of the strings upon nil parts of the tnunc, relieving the instrument trom concentrated strain in any one part, tlm- securing much greater strength, durability, and power or keeping in tune. The Greater Length of Strings. through all the treble and middle notes, the distri bution of strings upon the l.iiie-sii' Ttrlelktf. Which runs the whole length of the sounding board, giving greatly Increased Power of Vibration throughout ils entire length, producing a purer tone and better accompaniment to the voice than am otherinstrunieiit Ail interested are invited to call on 1. C. IIOVEY, At ion Water Street, and examine for them selves, where the above named in-iruiucnts can be seen and heard, and " dl be kept lor sale. Also a lot of rer/i .itnf fonerf VESTRY ORGANS <k MELOREONS! air-rest in the coi .ntky. 109 Water St„ I. C. HOVEY. tl9apr*tf DR. A. H. CHAMBERLAIN, dental surgeon, 150 WATElt HTUEET, Aligns* isi. - - Maine. Makes the successful treatment of all diseases ot the mouth amt teeth a specialty, employing all the latest and bc>t improvements in the method of till ing with gold and all proper material. I'leeraied teeth peinianently cure«t, amt their deeaved and broken down emu us tilled and built up to their original shape and beauty Toothache Cured Without Extracting! 1 Great Improvement In the method of constructing and titling ARTIFICIAL TEETH. nit. rilAMBEKLAIN is Inserting a large num ber of sots of these teeth, which for beauty, dura bility and adaptation, cannot be surpassed any where. The plate will not start or drop down, and i- warranted to til perfectly. All are in\ ited to call and examine specimens oi teeth made ou red, pink ami white rubber. YKKSII GAS EVERY DAY. tmav6 tf Buy the Best! EUREKA RANGE For Wood or Coal! For Economy, Durability, Beauty of Design and Finish, TllIS RASHK HAS SO KQl'AL ■' Perfect In Every Itespeot, It commends itself to every one in want ot a First «'las» Cook Stove ! Sold in Augusta bv WILL1AM H. WOODBURY. Also tome of the BEST WOOD AND COAL STOVES in the Market, and n variety of Houw-Funiialilnt( Goode I A few Doors south of Railroad Itndge. | tliroarAw-ly gUsccUitmt. THE UKEAT BATTLE OF THURSDAY. The Tribune of this morning has the following despatch: London, August a:'—The following de tailed account of tIn■ great battle of (irav elotte on Thursday, August 18, was re ceived this morning m London from our special correspondent, who witnessed the battle at headfpiaters, and stood by the side of Bismarck and King W illiam: TIIK wot NDK!> AT l’ONT-A-MOfSSON. The fir.-t realization wo had at Pnnt-a Motisson—where I found myself on the 171li—of tiie extent to which lighting had been going on at the front on .Sunday and Tuesday, wa- from the coming in of wound ed men. At first it was surmised that these had been wounded ifi skirmishes. But on tjn ltlth, late in the evening, there were -igns that the work was becoming warm. < in that evening soldiers with ghastly wounds walked about tin* market-place in i’ont-a-Mousson, surrounded by eager groups of their newly-arrived comrades, and told a storv of disaster. Poor fellows ! It surely was disaster to them, borne away ns thev had been from the field without having heard of any result. The nara tives of tin* men all amounted to this : that thev had been sent to confront a much larger force than their own. and that their di\ i.-ion had liccji cut up. I was struck by the fact that, though there was some dis satisfaction suggested by tln ir lone of voice, I heard no word uttered by narrat ors 01* listeners which acused any one. They dwelt rather on the fact that they had "dealt a heavy blow, on the 11th, and the Tenth division, though it had as an available organization been demolished, had sold its life dearly. (in tin.* l.th tin: wnuinleo ni4tnc preced ing day began to pour into I’ont-a-Mou-son. They wore brought in in long, uncovered grain carts, lying upon hay. From my window, which overlooked the main street and also commanded a view of the market place, 1 counted more titan nine ty ol tiiese long carts, each holding on an average about ten men. it was strange to see them as they passed between files of French citizens unable to conceal tie ir joy on the one hand, and Prussian soldiers on tie: other. Hut now came the other side of the account. The streets began to swarm with other wagons with other wounded, wearers of red trowsers. Now and then came a batch ot unwounded prisoners. At length there arrived a car riage with a French general. It was fol lowed by a vast crowd of French, and for a little time it seemed as it there might be a collision between the inhabitants and Prussians, so earnest were the demonstra tions ot the populace. Hut it was now at least evident that the struggle was very serious at the front. At midnight of the 17th, or a little after, all tile trumpets for mile* around began to sound. This was the tirst time we hud been startled liy such wild music-. Trumpet answered to trumpet through all the bivouacs around the little city. MAIK IllSi. To T1IK I KON r. The troops hud been marching almost continually for several days previously: but now the tramp through every street and byway made between midnight and dawn a perpetual roar. Hastily dressing, 1 rail out into the durkucs-. and managed to get a s^at on a wagon that v as going in the direction of the front, now under stood to tie a mile or two beyond the vil lage of (iorze. some twelve miles from Port-a-Moiisson. On our way we met a considerable hatch ol French prisoners, who were looked upon wi:li considerable curiosity by the e.mtinuoiis line ot Ger man soldiers with whom we advanced. The way was so blocked with wagons that 1 got out of my wagon and begun to walk and run swiftly ahead. At Mouvieiit on the Moselle, about half way to Metz, 1 fr mid vast bodies of cavalry—Uhlans and hussars—crossing the liver by a pontoon bridge, and hurrying at the top ot their speed toward Gorze. Quickening my own steps, 1 first heard the thunder of the cannonade, seemingly coming trom the heart of a range of hills on the right. Passing through the village and ascend ing the the high plain beyond, l found myself suddenly in a battlefield, strewn thickly, so far as my eye could reach with dead bodies. In one or two parts ot the field companies were still burying the dead, chiefly Prussians*. The French being necessarily buried last, wore still lying in vast numbers on the ground. A few of those that I saw were not yet dead. As I hurried on a splendid regiment ot cavalry came tip from behind me, and when they reached the brow of the hill they broke out with a wild hurrah and dashed forward. A few more steps and l gained the summit, and saw the scene which hud evoked their cry, and seemed to thrill even their horses. THE BATTLEFIELD. From the hill to which 1 had been di rected by good authority to come, the en tire sweep of the Prussian and French centres could be seen, and a considerable part of their wings. The spot where I stood wtts fearful, it was amid ghastly ' corpses, and the air was burdened with the stench of dead horses, of which there I were great numbers. 1 was standing on the battlefield on the ltith—the Prussian side. On the left stretched like a silver thread the road to Verdun—to Paris, also —for the possession of which this series ol | battles had begun. It was between the lines of poplars which stood against the horizon on my loll : and on, as tar as the eye could reach, toward .Metz, with mili tary regularity, strung on this road like beads, were the pretty villages, each with its church tower, till ol which are really only a hundred yards apart, although they have separate names—Mars-la-Tour, 11a vigny, a little southof the road, A lonviilo, Rezonville and Gravelotte. On my right were the thickly wooded hills behind which lies the most important willage of the neighborhood, which I had just left— Gorze. So environed was the foreground of the battle which should, one would say, he called the battle of Gravelotte, for it was mainly over ami around that devoted little town that it rap'd. The area l have indicated is perhaps four miles square. SPECTATORS OF THE BATTLE. I arrived just as the battle waxed warm. It was about noon ol the isth. The head quarters of the King of Prussia were then at the spot whieh I have described. The great representative men of Prussia, sol diers and statesmen, were standing on | the ground watching the conflict just be gun. Among them 1 rucoguised the King, j Itismarek, General Von Moltkc. Prince Frederick Charles, Prince Carl, Prince Adalbert, and .Uljutant Kranski. Lieu tenant-General Sheridan ot the l nited States arrnv was also present. At the mo ment the French were making a most des perate effort to hold on to the last hit ol the Verdun road—that between ltezon ville and Gravelotte, or that part of Gra vcloLte which in some maps i-s called St. I Marcel. The struggle was desperate lmt unavailing, for every one man in the French army had two to cope vvitli, and their line was already beginning to waver. Soon it was plain that this wing, the French right, was withdrawing to a new position. I bis was swiftly taken up under cover of : a eoiitinous fire of their artillery from the : heights beyond the v illage, i'he move-i ment was made in good order, and the j position, which was reached at one o’clock and thirty minutes, would I believe, have' been pronounced impregnable by nine out of ten military men. When once this movement hud been cllccted, the French retreating from the pressure of the Prus sian artillery fire, and the Prussians as rapily advancing, the battle Held was no longer about ltezonville, but had been transferred and pushed forward to Grave lotte, the junction of the two branching roads to Verdun. The fields in front of! that village were completely covered by tiie Prussian reserves, and interminable lines of soldiers were steadily marching; onward, disappearing into the village, and emerging on the other side of it with flaming v olleys. Till. SECOND IIATTI.EEIEU) was less extensive than the first, ami brought the opposing forces into tearfully close quartet '. The peculiarity of it is that it consists of two heights, intersected by a deep raviue. This woody ravine is over one hundred feet deep, ami at the top three hundred yards wide. The side of the chasm next to (iravclotfp. where the Prussians stood, i> much lower than the other side, which gradually ascends to a great height. From their commanding eminence tlie French held their enemies fairly beneath them, and poured upon them scorching tire. 'The French guns were in position far up the Metz road, hidden and covered among the trees. There was not an instant's cessation of the roar. Easily distinguishable amid all was the curious grunting roll of the mitrail leuse. The Prussian artillery was posted to the north and south of the village, the guns on the latter side being necessarily I raised for an awkward half vertical tire. THE I WIN AGE. The French stood their ground and died —the Prusians stood their ground and died —both by hundreds, 1 had almost said thousands. This, for an hour or two that seemed ages, so constant was the slattgh-, ter. The hill where I stood commanded ehielly the contlicl behind the v illage and to the'soutii ot it. Tim Prussian reinforce ments, coining up on their right, filed out of the Hois des Ognons ; and it was at that point as they marched on to the lield that one could, perhaps get the best idea of. the magnitude of this invading army now in the heart of Franee. There was no break whatever, for four hours in the march of men out of that wood, if seemed almost as if all the killed and wounded rev iv ed and came hack and marched forth again. Hiruam Wood advancing to Pun sinane Ilill was not a more ominous sight to Macbeth than these men of General (ioeben's army to Hazaiue, shielded as they were by the woods till they were fair ly vv itliin range and reach of their enemies' guns. So the French must have felt: for between four and five o’clock they concen trated upon that spot their heaviest fire, massUiir all tin ir av ailable guns, and shell ing the woods unremittingly. Their fire reached the Prussian lines ana tore through them ; and though the men were steady, it was a test to which no general cares to subject Ids troops long. They presently swerved a little from that line of advance, and there was no longer a continuous eol ! unin of infantry pouring out of those woods. the Prussians receive a check. The attack of the Prussians in the cen tre was clearly checked. About six o'clock, however, a brigade of fresh infantry was again formed in the wood, and emerged i from its cover. Once out from under the trees, they advanced at double-quick. The French guns lnul not lost the range of the wood, nor of the grouud in front. ftjgcu at a distance, through a powerful glass, the brigade was a huge serpent, bending with the undulation of t^u field. But u : i left a dark track behind it, and the glass resolved the dark track into falling and dy ing and dead uien. Many id' those who had fallen leaped up again, and ran for ward a little way. striving still to go on | with their comrade*. Ot those who went backward instead of forward there were few, though many fell as they painfully endeavored to follow the advance. Hall an hour afterwards great numbers j ,,f troops began to march over the hill ; where 1 was standing, and moved forward toward the held where so hard lustniggle ha’il I let'll so long protractud. These also were, 1 think, a portion of General Goe ben's troops, who had been directed upon i a less dangerous route. rnnay atuvat, ok stein mktz. The battle from this [joint on the Prus sian left became so fierce that it was soon lost to us, or nearly lost, by reason of the j smoke. Now ami then the thick cloud would open a little and drift away on the wind, and then we could see the French sorely tried. To get a belter view of this part of the Hold, 1 vveut forward about half a mile, and from this new standpoint, found myself not far from Malmaison. The Fieneh line on the hills was still un ; broken, and to all appearances they were ’ having the best of the battle. But this appearance was due, perhaps, to the fact that the French were tuore clearly visible in their broad height, anil lighting with such singular obstinacy. They plainly si lenced a Prussian battery now and then. Hut the Prussian line also was strength ened by degrees on this northern point. Infantry aud artillery were brought up, and from far in the rear, away seemingly in the direction of Vemevilfe, shot and shell began reaching the French ranks. These were the men and these were the guns of Steinmetz, who there and then effected his junction with the army of Prince Frederick < 'harles, and completed the investment of Metz to the northward. With reinforcements for the Prussians tlius continually arriving on both sides of the field, the battle grew more and more obstinate. There could be no doubt that the French well understood the meaning ol the new movements of the Prusians, and of the gradual development of their line to the north. THE KUESCn I'U.'TELANKEl*. Steinmejz was able to extend his line gradually further and further until the French were outflanked and began to be threatened, as it appeared, with an attack on the rear of their extreme right wing. So long ns the smoke from the Prussian guns hovered onlv over their front, the French clung to their position. The dis tance from headquarters to where the Prussian flank attack stretched forward was great, and, to add to the difficulty of dearly seeing the battle, the darkness was coming on. The puffs of smoke from the French guns, mingled with the flashes, brightening us the darkness increased, re ceded gradually. The pillars of cloud and flame from the north, as gradually and steadily approached. With that advance the French tire every moment grew more slack. It was not far from uine o’clock when the ground was yielded finally on the north, and the lost shots fired on that terrible evening, were heard in that direc tion. ANXIETY AT HP.AIKjrAHTF.ltS. Tin) King's lace, as he stood gazing up 1 on the battle field, had something almost plaintive iu it. lie hardly said a word, I hut l noticed that his attention was divid ; ed between the exciting scenes in the dis tance, and the dismal scene nearer his feet, where they were jnst beginning what must let he a long task—to bury the French who fell in Tuesday's battle! On them he j gazed silently, and, I thought, sadly. Count liismarck *could not conceal his excitement and attxiety. If it had not been for the King, the Count Would clear ly have gone forward tPhertv the lighting | was. His towering form was always a | little in advance ot the rest. When the French completely gave up their hold upon the road up to Uravelotte, the horses of the headquarters party were hastily called, and the entire party, mount ing, with the King at their head, dashed down to a point not very far from the vil lage. Then shouts and cheers arose, and followed them wherever they passed. ACAVAl.ltV C III til. I.. A little after 4 o’clock a strange episode occurred. From the region where Stoin tnetz was supposed to lie, a magnificent regiment of cavalry galloped out. They paused a moment at the point where the Conllans load joins that to .Metz. Then they dashed tip the road toward Metz. This raod between Uravelotte and St. Hu berts is cut through the hill, and on each side of it rise cliffs from forty to sixty feet high, except at the point where it travers es the deep ravine behind tile village. When it is remembered that at the time the culminating point to which that road ascends was held by the French, it will not lie wondered at, that ouly half that regiment survived. Their plunge into that deep cut on the hillside, where next day l saw so many of them and their horses lying, was of that brave, unhesita ting, unfaltering kind which is so charac teristic ol German soldiers, among whom stragglers anil deserters seem to be abso lutely unknown. MVSTEllIOrS REINFORCEMENTS. At a moment that seemed critical, there appeared on the tield, occupying ground before held by a portion of the forces of Prince Frederick Charles, a large body of troops. They moved into position under the eyes of the King, yet neither the King nor any of his -tail' could account for their appearance. They passed to the point which ill the morning had been the Royal Headquarters. Their march was begun at the time I have mentioned, and their advance did not cease till dark, but the mystery that hung over them was not dis pelled. Whose was this new army ? Whence did it come ? The staff insisted i that at the point whence it moved there 1 were, or at any rate ought to be, no troops of the armies of either Steiuuietz or ot Prince Frederick Charles. The rumor be gan and spread among the group of men who surrounded the King, that this fresh, mysterious force was a part of the army ot the Crown Prince, and that a new junc tion had been expected. 1 know of no reason to suppose this true. Doubtless the staff' soon cleared up the matter to their own satisfaction, but it happened that l was away in another part of tile field before the riddle was solved. In any event it cannot be doubted that the presence of that huge body of men mode itself felt upon the fortunes of the field. They were visible to the French as well as to ii>. Here was another example ol the moral effect that may be and so often is exerted in battle by masses of men whose presence is known to the enemy, : but who may not tire a shot ill the actual coullict. From their line of march, it is clear that the Ui\ isions were finally posted a little ill the rear anti on the left of the Prussian centre at the time when the at tacks so long directed against the key of the French linos had yeased—in fact had failed for the time. It was possible that the French, having suffered far less in holding their ground than the Prussians in attacking, might have advanced iu their turn and have undertaking a vigorous ©I feusive movement. If they had any such purpose, it is not unlikely that they aban doned it on sight of the Prussian reinforce ments. Instead of advancing, the French now [t ONTIXl F.l> OX EOI RTII f.VOE.]