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BATH, JULY 21, 1853. DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION. FOR GOVERNOR, ALBERT PILLSBURY. TO DELINQUENTS. Owing to recent expenditures in srpleiiish ing our establishment, we arc greatly in need of the money due us from our subscribers.— We trust those in arrears for one or more years, will forthwith forward the amount. Quite a number have already kindly forward ed the amount due us, yet there are a few left, whom we hope will remember the pri/U(r. The “Maine Expositor.” This paper is out in over a column upon the “Ualli Times—Senator Hamlin—Rum and Democracy,” in answer to some strictures of ours in relation to the recent outbreak of that paper upon Senator Hamlin. Our object, as we stated at the time, was not a defence of Mr. Hamlin—he needs no defence from an at tack from such a quarter—but to pondemn a desperate attempt of a pretending democratic sheet to distract and divide the democratic party at a moment peculiarly favorable to the settlement of long pending difficulties. As that paper has manifested so much sen sitiveness on the subject, we will take this oc casion to comment upon its course and char acter. That attack was started with the ut most gravity of countenance in that little nest of desperadoes at the bottom of that paper, be cause the great expose was expected to move Mr. Hamlin, if it didn't “move the world."— M hat is the result? The Portland Advertis er copied the artiele with comments, but it did not find its wayr into a sing/c democratic paper in Maine, excepting a “bolting organ” in Ox ford county; and not a democratic paner con descended even to notice the matter excepting ours. It is somewhat evident from this fact, that to give a “bold” charge even the sem blance of truthfulness, it is necessary to have a decent character for ccracitij back of it; Ire sides, that what whatever pretensions the Maine Expositor may make to being a demo cratic *f>apcr, the democratic editors of Maine have no confidence in the concern. The charges therefore, fall back upon the Portland Expositor as the originator, aided and abetted by Carter of the Portland Advertiser, and " i I ley of the Portland Inquirer. An interest ing trio, truly, representing the principles of N. E. Rum, Federalism and Frcesoil! And these arc the agencies it was expected would bring down from his high position in charac ter and influence, as sound and honest a dem ocrat as ever represented the interests of Maine in the Senate of the United States.— Well, we will not say another word on that point ? This “Maine Expositor” pretends to be a democratic paper. Not long since, it came out with a furious attack upon President Pierce and a threat upon the new administra tion, and has been ami is now, ready at all times, tinder the guise of its love for democra cy, to generate difficulty and estrangement in the party. We have no objection to its doing battle against the “Maine law,” a bantling we never had any partiality for; but its inter meddling and busybody operations, its efforts to introduce into the democratic platform an article rendering it imperative ug^ democrats to show their hand on the liquor question, or “give a sign,” we despise, and will condemn when and where we please, and use just such language as we think called for. The “Maine Expositor” was started osten sibly to oppose the “Maine Law;” and its publisher tramped the State and a considerable portion of Massachusetts, to raise the funds from any and all political parties fora start.— We had no objection to that. Hut when the paper undertakes to revolutioniza the demo cratic party on the question of rum, and raises a doubt as to the democracy of a man because he cannot “stand treat,” and hold his mouth to the spigot of a rum cask for half an hour, we say that is elongating or stretching out the democratic creed farther than it will bear, and introducing a new test unknown to Jeffersonian and Jackson democrats of olden time. Yet that is the object and aim of the Maine Ex positor; and no longer ago than just previous to the State Convention, it was threatened if the party nominated any otl^^ian an opposer of the law, the same systciH|^‘bogus” con ventions would be started and kept up that thwarted the election of a democratic Govern or last year, and put a whig into office. And this is the organ, that after a brief respite from the dirty* work of slandering the regular ly nominated candidate of the democratic par ty for the office of Governor last year, now undertakes to play a tune upon frcesoil in con cert with Willey and Carter, and defame oth er deserving members of the democratic party. But it will not go down. The democratic party and press of Maine will not fellowship the concern, but leave the abortion to have its day in the dog-holes and kennels where that paper circulates. The Consulates. Another list of consular appointments lias been announced. It will l>e Kcn that thc President has selected, in conformity to his admirable line of policy, i„ all appointments to office, men ol high qualification, deserved ness and integrity, without regard to any divi sion in thc party on minor points. This is the true policy, and one on which his admin istration is bound to stand and prosper. We would be thc last man to find fault with the policy of the administration in this or any other respect. But it does appear sfhiewhat singular to us, and to a large portion of thc people of Maine, that in the consular appoint ments, appointments peculiarly befitting the sea-girt coast, the hardy and roaming sailor population and vast commercial marine of this “down east” State, that we should have but one solitary appointment to foreign lands.— Ohio, an inland State, has one full mission, the valuable consulate at Valparaiso, one at Pernambuco and one at Leith, while Maine loses the consulate at Rio, the commission at the Sandwich Islands, and gets only that at V Lahaiua. Maine is the first State in the Un ion in amount of tonnage, the second or third in commercial importance, and hardly an is land ian be found on the face of the globe where tier indomitable sailor-sons may not be found. She therefore may rightly claim a lair share in the appointment to foreign sta tions. There may be reasons at this time, such as remissness in duly and needless divi sions in the party here, why a portion ot her emoluments may be taken lrom her and given to others. But Maine has been true to national ity. Witness the gallant style in which, after a provoking and unfortunate JState campaign, she wheeled right into line and rolled up a glorious ten thousand for Pierce and King. It must be recollected that the democratic par ty of Maine has had the misfortune to be called upon not only to keep down a bitter opposition at home, but to stem the tide of federal aid and comfort rolling in from old federal Massa ehusstls. The democrats of the Pine-tree 8tgtc have of necessity been brought up to fighf, but that in the long run they have fought well, no man can deny. We say, then, and we do not say it in the spirit of fault finding, but with somewhat of wounded pride, that the actual present position of our State in the consular appointments, is inexplicable to us. “ John Bull” vs. “Uncle Tom.” One good result of the morbid sympathy ex pressed by the Duchess of Sutherland and other ladies for Mrs. Stowe’s “Uncle Tom,” is the forced exhibition of the vast amount of misery existing in Great Britain, in compari son w ith which the institution of slavery in this country furnishes no parallel. The faithful rebukes pharisaical English philan thropy has. received at the hands of Mrs. John Tyler and others of our countrywomen, have revealed an amount of wretchedness at the very door of English philanthropists, at which even an American slaveholder may hold up his hands in utter horror. Dr. Guth rie of Edinburgh, lately said of the poor in that city:— “ I cannot look on these bleeding and naked exhibitions of wretchedness and misery, w ith hunger in their looks, sadness in their coun tenances, and beggary hanging upon them, and shut my eyes at it. I am like the priest, though not for the priest’s reasons; I some times pass on the other side. It is perfect ag ony to see the suflering which many of these unhappy children are left to endure. Talk of ‘Uncle Tom's Cabin’—and no man admires it more than I do—there are more harrowing facts and circumstances, and stories in this hook which I hold in my hand, (a book con taining the evidence given before the Com mittee of the House of Commons on Juvenile Delinquency) than in any book I ever read of fiction or of fact. The Duke of Argylc has just said in an ad dress delivered in Londbn, that the state of a great portion of our population was more de plorable than the heathendom of Africa, and lie had no hesitation in saying that the streets of our cities demanded more of the missionary spirit than might he required under the palms of India.” A Call at the White House. Faiher Cummings, of the Christian Mirror, ! has been to the Capital of the Union lately,) (we wonder how an editor can spare the funds ; tor such a pleasure jaunt,) and describes a call upon Mrs. Pierce and the President as fol lows : — Wc could not, w ithout self-reproach, neg lect to call on one whom we knew in her youth, and whose image as portrayed on the tablet of our memory, had more of the linea ments of her greatly venerated and most excel lent father, than any other oflho favored fumi ly. We did not regret catting—while we saw a reason w hy calls of this kind should be “few and far between.” Though Mrs. Pierce is ready cheerfully to meet all the demands of her high position, and, except in the matter of physical strength, perfectly competent to do it, yet it requires hut a moment’s converse to con vince one tliat Iter thoughts, her affections, her treasures are in a belter world. Fairer objects | and brighter glories, than the grandeur of earth, attract her vision. The day following this call was the Presi dent’s reception day ; and we were inclined to i go with others to look on the chief magistrate of this widely extended and •powerful nation. While waiting some minutes m an ante-room, we heard an earnest voice, indicating an ur gency of purpose to accomplish something, which was sufficiently obvious on entering; for the appearance of visitors caused no suspension of his pleadings. As often as every second minute, perhaps, a messenger entered with some document requiring the President’s sig nature ; but neither this nor the greeting of new comers, w hich demanded the President’s attention, could wholly arrest the gentleman’s importunity, lie was an office-seeker! He was told by the President that the particular appointment did not come within his province. Still, he wished him to exercise some control in the matter, and begged him to read his pa per, a file of recommendations, petitions, cer tificates, and the like. The President replied, 1 cannot possibly read them to-day. “Well, I will wait another day.” lie that as you like, said the President; stay or go, it will make no difference in the result. In fact, the President bore himself with great firmness and decision, as well a3 like a true gentleman, which he certainly is. Franklin Conference. This organization of religionists of the Con gregationalist creed, existing in Fianklin County in this State, have lately gotten out a new spiritual edict on the old Hebrew plat form—“praying at the corners of streets to be heard of men.” and “thanking God they arc not as other men are.” A few months 6ince, this Conference consigned a man to the devil, but concluded to pray for him. He informed them, very properly, that bo bad not much con fidence in their prayers, and the general opin ion was that if the unfortunate man bad actu ally got into the hands of the “old adversary,” be would bold on to him for all the Franklin Conference could do. Hut the following is the new edict issued by this body :— Whereas we believe the System of Ameri can Slavery to be evil and only evil continual ly, dishonoring God and effecting injuriously the temporal and eternal interest of both master and slave and paralyzing to a fearful extent the vast energies of the church of Cliyst in our laud, and to the same effect hindering the conversion of the world, and whereas we have often publicly declared these sentiments, therefore— Rcsolrvd, 1. That Franklin Conference un der a sense of her responsibility to God and her fellow men earnestly desire the General Conference of Maine to take into consideration the witluirairment of fellowship from all S/are holding Christian Bodies with whom she is in connection, by mutual exchange of delegates. HP At a recent meeting of the Common Council of one of our flourishing Kennebec cities, a proposition to erect a brick engine house where the foundation was rather soft, being under discussion, a member wished to know il it would be necessary to “drive spoils.” Hope he was enlightened. Lady’s Book. The August No. of the Lady’s Book contains a beautiful steel en graving entitled “The Village Beau,” and a large number of illustrations, besides several talcs, and articles of interest to the ladies._ For sale at the Bookstores. President Pierce at Baltim In reply to the welcome of the mayor, on Monday afternoon, the President mado the fol lowing thrilling address: — “ Mr. Mayor and Fellow Citizms of Balti more:—My heart is full, and it would ho diffi cult to express the depth of feeling with which this cordial reception has impressed me.— Your citizens, l»y their partial friendship, and more than generous confidence, previously im posed upon me a debt of gratitude which years devoted to their service, and to the interests and honor of our common country, can scarce ly cancel. (Cheers.) To be thus surrounded by a population not less distinguished for its chivalry than for its intelligence and tried pat riotism, is peculiarly gratifying, and among the pleasant memories suggested hy the occa sion, who can fail to be reminded, where the banner of undrilled, unqualified religious toler ation was first freely given to the breeze !— Yon cannot be in such an atmosphere without feeling its vivifying influence. Every man who has a patriot's .lungs must feci it, because every man knows that religious toleration lies at the foundation of civil liberty. (Cheers.) No transient traveller can enter this city with out being struck with the evidences of enter prise and honest thrift which everywhere meet the eye. Baltimore has stood prominently forth in that astonishing progress of our coun try, which may bo truly said to have out marched prophecy. Ilcr great advantages in a commercial point of view have of course al ways been marked and apparent; blither com manding geographical position, so far as inter nal commerce is concerned, forcibly alluded to by Washington as early as 171)0, is only be ginning to be appreciated, even by yourselves. As the great West pours in its boundless re sources at the bidding of your enterprise, the judicious application of your means to those internal improvements will leave the destiny of Baltimore, as one of the great cities ol the world no matter of doubt. (Cheers.) But after all, it is not the increase of your popula tion and wealth—the increase of your shipping interest—your crowded depots —and marts teeming with the products, agricultural and mineral, of the interior—the erection of splen did edifices, rising as if it were by magic—nor all these combined, which chiefly engross the thought of the patriotic citizen, and give his pulse a quicker and prouder throb as he enters your environs and sees these monuments in the distance. They may crumble—that is their destiny ; nay, they will moulder and mingle with the common earth; but the in spirations of the deeds of valor they commemo rate, which saved you from the shame of the tread of a foreign soldiery, will perish never. Who shall say what has been the extent or the power of the example of self-sacrificing heroism which signalized the defence of North Point and Fort McHenry in 1811 ? ( Applause.) It was a dark and trying hour in our history. We were perplexed, hut not in despair—cast down, hut not destroyed—when your example and prowess reanimated courage and confidence everywhere, and it was felt that the shield ol protection superior to all human power, al ways recognized by our lathers during their great struggle, was still over us. Let ns re member it, and ever acknowledge it with hum ble, and grateful hearts. Who shall say how much your monuments for those who fell, and your reverence and your affectionate esteem tor those who survived the conflicts of the anx ious days and nights to which I have adverted, had to do with the free and gallant libation of Maryland blood upon so many fields of Mexi co. (Applause.) The fathers of the revolu tion taught their sons that they owed their first duty to their country; a duty not to be avoid ed, hut to be cheerfully fulfilled in the face of all consequences and at every hazard. Has not the Almighty blessed to us, their descendants, their example, their experience and their les sons ? Nobler praise cannot be bestowed than to say that no suite in this confederacy has fur nished a more impressive exemplification of the power of that teaching than that before whose people I have now the lionet to stand. (Applause.) Mr. Mayor, a pleasant incident comes back V nty memory, to which I may not be censured for adverting. Soon after the hark Kepler anchored w ith a portion of the ninth infantry near the castle of San Juan de Ulloa, about' the 30th of June, 1H.17, an<.thrr transport came to anehor within a cable's length. We could not discern the ship, hut in a few moments we heard, pealing forth from her deck, the stirring notes of the “ Star Span gled Banner.” The eflect was electrical. 1 thought, probably from association, that the ship was from Baltimore, and the fact verified the. impression. Boats were lowered, and friendly greetings commenced between the sons of Maryland and New England, which I trust may never be interrupted. (Applause.) But borne on by my feelings, I am detaining you much too long. (Cries of 4 no ! no !’ 4 go on !?) If already yours were not designated throughout the land as the Monumental City, I would venture to christen it as pre-eminent ly entitled to the name, 44 The City of the Star Spangled Banner.” (Applause.) While you will hail with joy the appearance of every new star as one after another shall be added to the constellation, you will always proclaim, upon the honor and faith ol' Maryland, that the number shall never be less. (Greatcheering.) I thank you most cordially. I thank you all, gentlemen, for your presence here to-day, and 1 hope we may meet under agreeable circum stances long years to come.” Jefferson Davis, Secretary Guthrie and Gen eral Cushing also addressed the multitude.— The President retired amid enthusiastic cheer ing. The President in New York—Inaugura tion Ceremonies. The President arrived at Jersey City, Thurs day morning, July 14, at about nine o’clock, lie was welcomed by the Mayor, made a shorl speech in reply, reviewed the troops, and then proceeded on a short excursion down the bay as far as Staten Island. At 10 o’clock, the President and suit landed at Castle Garden,where an immense concourse was awaiting his arrival. Here he was wel comed to New York by Mayor Westervelt, to which he replied in a speech complimentary to the commercial metropolis of the Union, as follows:— I thank you for the kind and patriotic ex pressions with which you have received me.— For the first time I address, within their own borders, the citizens of the Empire City, now, beyond all controversy, the commercial metrop olis of our blessed Union. The rapidity, sir, with which New York, has arisen to so com manding a position, as one of the most impor tant cities upon the globe, has no parallel in history. Already the enterprise of your mer chants, the genius of your ship-builders, the daring spirit of your vast trading marine, are beginning to make you first in the markets of the world. Here, my countrymen—here in New York—will the ledger of commerce keep the accounts of the nations of the earth. Near the spot on which we stand there are striking points which mark the amazing rapidity of your growth as a city. On the opposite side of Bowling Green, if I am not mistaken, stands one of the compara tively few edifices erected prior to 1770. It is, I believe, the only one remaining, original ly built of German brick. It is a revered rel ic of a past age. llow surprised, possibly, even the young mei^f the present day would be, if they were fully to realize that six years after its erection the waters of the North river flowed almost to its foundations; and that, far north of where three great parallel streets now teem with activity and enterprise, was the sandy landing of boats upon that then free and uncircumscribed river. llow difficult it is at this period to realize that the limits of the city at that date extended not beyond Murray, and that there were even within that boundary many vacant lots, and that the population hardly exceeded twenty thousand. Shall we speak of the future?— How can we, when we revert to the calcula tions of really wise men of the past, who, if I am not misinformed, built the north wall of the City Hall of brick, because, as it was to be presented alone to the unsettled district, the exteripr aspect on that side was of slight con sequence ? How far is it at this momenr south of the centre of population, wealth and enter prise? In 1826 your city hardly exceeded 140,000; now you number more than half a million of souls. In that year I remember to have heard my father, on his return from New York, after his first visit here subsequent to the close of the revolution, express his amazement at the growth and change of the city. Still at that time Brooklyn, which now numbers more than one hundred thousand souls, was comparative ly a village, and riding on horseback with old Gen. Moreton, he found standing a portion of the building on Brooklyn Heights, on which he had run up ihe American ensign upon the evacuation ol the city in 1783. From the first date 1 have named, 1770, to this hour, the his tory of the city has been the history of patri otic devotion to popular rights and popular lib erty. 1 hat, for a time during the revolutionary struggle, another ensign than ours floated here, is no cause for mortification; it was the fortune of war, and in our weak and embarrassed con dition unavoidable. But the sun of the 25th November, 1783, rose here lor the last time upon the rule of a foreign power, and the anni versary of that day is remembered by your “ 30,13 °f liberty ” with the same patriotic feeling that the great national anniversary of j July 4th is regarded by the people of our coin j moil country. How are you, men of New : 't ork, to show your gratitude for the past?— J How arc you to make the most of the present ? ' How are you to secure all the noble promise ! of your future ? lou will keep high your standard of intelli ; gence and morals, because all apparent ad vancement will prove fallacious and weakness will be substituted for strength whenever, as a people, we cease with reverence and humble dependence to look to the source of all power i and all wisdom. You will educate your chil dren in belief-and conviction that you have neither power twr pcrscverence, nor security nor liberty, except as you constitute one of this vast and now universally respected confed eracy. You will foster everywhere the living action and efficient sentiment, that under the Providence of God these great blessings may only be enjoyed under the present constitution. You remember yourselves, and remind others, that wise men framed that constitution. Men who knew what independence cost, because in their own suffering and in the privations and trials of their families and friends they had paid a part of that expense. The great problem of the formation of the Union called not only for all the wisdom but for all the patriotic conception of the wisest body of men the world had ever yet seen in council. If there are those at the present day who, having never made for their country the sacrifice you have, of ease, a dollar of income, or one moment of personal danger, would break up the foundation on which we have so ■ prosperously and securely stood; the basis of our happiness at home and respect abroad— the only sure pledge of all that we expect of I those who are to come after us, it is to be hoped that they arc few in number, and that their sphere of influence is limited. If there are provisions in the constitution of your country not consistent with your views of principle or expediency, remember that in I the nature of things that instrument could only j have had its origin in compromise, and remem ber, too, that you will be faithless to honor<4nd common honesty if you consent to enjoy the privileges it confers, and seek to avoid, if any, the burthen it imposes. It cannot be accepted in parts; it is a whole or nothing, and as a whole, with all the rights it secures, and the duties it requires, it is to be sacredly main tained. 1 accept these honors as your servant with a thankful heart, but I bear with me, at the same time, a proud consciousness that bv your free and unsought choice I am also your rep ; resentative, charged with ihe care of your in ! terests and your honor. I hope to he encour aged and strengthened in all my effort# to pro mote the one, and preserve un.stil]io4*|Ple oth er, by such countenance and support on your part as a fearless and faithful exercise of the j functions committed to me may merit. Mr. Mayor, this Empire City, and this Em pire State, are the living exemplifications of j the talismamc word adopted as our motto.— ltfs it nev.-j occurred to you, sir, that the i hand which macribcd “ Excelsior ” upon your | coat of arms/fkur-t have ho# „ .1 i,T n profrtt | et's vision ? This spectacle teaches all of us ! a valuable and significant lesson. May God, | in his wisdom, make you sensible of the bless ings conferred upon you, and during my term ! of office, may lie strengthen me in my sincere ! and anxious purpose to aid you in all your honorable and patriotic enterprises. For who I can estimate the events of the future ? Who | shall say to your great characteristic, and to the spirit of our whole country, “ thus far shalt thou go and no father.” As you advance in your majestic career, new duties and new responsibilities are iin ' posed; and as your conquering example mani ! tests itself on all hands, new conceptions of still further triumphs will arouse and stimulate your exertions. The old World caught the I inspiration from the New. Nations closed to civilization for hundreds of years arouse from the sleep of ages, and stretch out their hands to the inquiring spirit which is constantly gathering in strength for new victories over time and space on these shores. Who w ill set limits to your just ambition when the At lantic is bridged withlteamers to the shores of Europe, and united to the 1‘acifie by the great thoroughfare that will eventually bind these .States together as with hooks of steel ? And, sir, with all these advantages—with all these privileges—with all these benefits of the present, and these anticipations of the future— and, let me say, with all the invocations of the past, how can we fail to welcome those who come to us from the grey old nations of Europe ? Let them come ! There is room enough for all—room in the hearts and room in the homes of the American people ; and there is work and food enough for all. The moment they enter into the brotherhood of American freemen they cease to be citizens of other countries, and they hear their share of the burdens and enjoy their i share of the blessings common to all in this j happy Union. ii is mis great iruiu iu«u iiivukus 113 ;t<ntinsi all schismatic organizations not strictly Aineri i can, amJ that destroys the claim that ours is a nation governed hy men of one race alone. No single race of men can boast that-to them alone is humanity indebted for such a country ; ns this. It is the fusions of all nations into | one that has given to us the attitude we now occupy, and that has crowned our enterprises with success. Your own experience is the proof of this. All races have contributed to the noftufati^ that now crowds your ships, builds your cities, sits in your councils, and ed ucates yoor children. The hardy sons of New England and the de scendants of your own pioneers mingle with the tide that flows in from other nations, until all characteristics disappear before the pro gressive and courageous spirit that annimates the citizens of our own country and protects our free institutions. And now, my fellow countrymen, once more 1 thank you for this brilliant and extraordinary reception—a tribute which you pay to the government of yourchoice and affection and to our heaven-favored Union, in the person of your representative in the Pres idential chair. Gen. Cushing, afterwards, in response, re plied to repeated calls, and said a few words, when the reception ceremonies closed. The President subsequently reviewed the troops on the Battery, At half part 11 the procession took up the line of march, and arrived at the Palace at half past 2 o'clock, having been delayed by tho shower that fell about 12 o’clock. The scene inside w as magnificent. Theodore Sedgwick, Esq., Chairman of the Crystal Palace Committee, also made a speech, in the course of which he paid a compliment to Daniel Webster, who was, he said, among the first to lend his influence and name to the en terprise. About 8000 persons were preseut. The rising of the President to respond was greeted with almost deafening cheers. After the applause had subsided, ho spoke as fol lows :— Sir, I return you, on behalf of those of my constitutional advisers who are with me, and on my own acccouut, my warm and cordial -v mm thanks for the reception you I.ave been pleased to extend tons. 1 have come, Sir, to testify the interest I feel in, and the respect I enter tain fur, this great industrial exhibition—de signed and calculated to promote all that lie- 1 longs to the interest of ourcountry. You, Sir, and the gentlemen who have been and are as sociated with you, have imposed upon all of us a deep debt of gratitude for your energy and perseverance in this great enterprise. What ever the shortcomings of which you have spok ed may be, I can only remark that they do not appear here ; and so far as l have been able to perceive, they are lost in your complete and transccndaut success. [Loud and continued applause.] Everything around us reminds us that we live in an utilitarian age, where science, instead of being locked up for the admiration of the world, has become tributary to the arts, manufactures, agriculture, and all that goes to promote our domestic comforts and universal prosperity. Sir, if you bad achieved no other good but in bringing together in this metropolis, citizens from all parts of the Union, you would have fulfilled, perhaps, one of the most important of missions—that of strengthening and perpetuat ing that blessed Union. [Great applause.]— But you have done more, and you have nobly alluded to it. Your Exhibition has been the means of bringing here, from all the civilized countries on the face of the globe, men most eminent in all the walks of life; and thus you have done more than could be done in almost any other manner to promote that great object dear to you, dear to me, and dear to my vener ablo friend near me, Bishop VVainwright— peace and good will among men. [Applause.] I have not the good voice at this time to ad dress you at any greater length, and conclude by again returning you my thanks for your gen erous reception, and tendering my heart’s best wishes for the success of your praiseworthy en terprise. [Applause.] Among the distinguished person^ at the ccr monies were Gov. Cobb of Georgia, Senators Brodhead and Chase, Generals Scott and Wool, and Major General Henderson, Coin. Sloat, General Quitman, Governor Seymour, &c. Lord Ellesmere and suite were also present. No other speeches were made at the Crys tal Palace, than Mr. Sedgwick’s and the Pres ident's. The musical performances, as advertised, concluded the ceremonies, w hile the assembled company inspected the building and the arti cles thus far arranged. The President quiet ly retired to his quarters at the Astor House. A Disappointed Office-Seeker.—The jun i ior editor of the Montgomery (Ala.) Adverti | ser was an appliccnt for an office. His claims | were rejected. He writes an article which breathes the right spirit. The following is his conclusion—the summing up :— “ Disappointment of office, in numerous cas es, is a blessing in disguise. Let us hope that it will prove so to us. We have escaped the cares and vexations of office. We shall es cape malignant criticisms. We shall escape the insinuations of those who taunt office hold ers with fighting for the “ spoils of office.”— We shall escaj>e that state of solicitude w hich i periodically is painfully exciting. Not only j this, but in many cases we will, in a year, or less time, proably, my friends, willingly ex change with you? They will discover their mistake in accepting office—their responsibili ty greater—their comforts fewer, and their compensation less than they anticipated, and inadequate to their support. Let us disappoint the whigs. They hope : for success in the approaching election, rely l ing largely upon the lukewarmness and hoslil j ity to the administration of those w hose appli ' cations for office have been rejected. They 1 have precedent for it in the elections of 1849, : after the inauguration of Gen. Taylor, when I the Democrats achieved signal victories. Let | us open our eyes to the impolicy of this course ! so confident [^expected by the Whigs, who presume thaMJpr attachment to the Democrat ic party is even weakened by failure to obtain : the places we sought. We owe it to our manly principle, to our party, and to the success of the present admin istration its earnest endeavors to advance our country in a career of unrivalled greatness and glory. Forgetting the disappointment that lias overtaken us, with good cheer, actuated by high principle and patriotism, unaffected by failure to receive office, let us go forward to fight w ith more zeal than ever the battles of Democracy the coming summer and fall.” OJ3 The New ^ ork correspondent of the | Boston Post describes the appearance of the President and the march up Broadway as fol lows: Gen. Pierce reviewed the troops drawn up in line on the Battery, and then, mounted on u large black charger, and surrounded by a bril liant staff, he followed the state militia, under command of Gen. Sanford, up Broadway, cn route for the Crystal Palace. I tell you some of the English visitors stared as the procession passed by ; they had heard that there is a small standing army in the Unit ed States, and could not for their lives under stand how the well-disciplined troops before them could be other than regular troops. The crowd opposite the City Hall wa3 immense ; Broadway, looking up towards Union Square, appeared a long arcade of banners, and every window had its due complement—(a compli ment for the ladies— of fair and radiant faces.) As the cortege proceeded the street became a flower garden ; boquets rained as thick around the President as ever did the bullets of the ene my ; and as no baggage wagons followed, many of these fragrant tributes, redolent of Flora and democracy, fell to the share of the “unterrified” spectators. Shortly after twelve o’clock a heavy shower drove people under shelter of the awnings and into the ice cream saloons. The President maintained his ground, merely observing that “he was not sugar and would not melt.” Fi nally a gentleman tendered him an umbrella ; and as the rain cleared off in a few minutes, the procession resumed its march, much en livened and refreshed by these hydraulic ar rangements. Yankee Notions in the East.—A cor respondent of the Boston Journal says : “ Yankee notions are getting to be quite common in India and Ceylon. American ves sels bring them to Madras and Colombo. Ice, apples, and American flour are brought to these ports, and together with many other ar ticles; as solar lamps, Connectient clocks, &c., are disposed of to good ad\antage. Some of these clocks sent to Madras have Tamil fig ures upon the face for the convenience of na tives, and to make them saleable among those who know nothing of English. Recently a halfdozen of the cheap one dollar spring clocks, made at New Haven, have been received by members of the American mission. As these can lie furnished at a price which brings them within reach of ordinary natives, whose wages are high at 12 cents a day, they have excited ! much attention, and many are the applications of those who wish a clock to be ordered for them from America. Not less than one-third o( the thirty-three native workmen employed in the American mission printing and binding es tablishment at Manepy, have made this appli cation. Seventy-five or a hundred clocks would hardly be above tho demand. Thus are Yankee ingenuity and Connecticut machin ery helping on finely the work of civilization and human renovation.” Ijy The village of Kendall’s Mills, on the I Kennebec, is spoken of by the Waterville Mail ! as being a thriving place. It has now eight stores, a gristmill unequalled in the State, many lumber-mills, a pail factory, a door, sash and blind factory, mechanic shops of all kinds competent to her necessities, and what is bet ter, enterprising men. “ Beacon Street Church,” is the very pretty and significant title given to the new Methodist Chapel. Beacon St., for which the house is named, is laid out from Washing ton to High st., next south of the church. Wondrous Strange. Our readers will ccollect that about two years ago, Flanders Newbegin, of Biddeford, had a carpet bag :ontaining $10,000, stolen from his house, at i time when he was about to visit Boston for the purpose of paying his creditors. He had placed a carpet bag, containing the money, in charge of his wife, and during the evening previous to his departure, a man whom she did not recognize, called at the house, and re quested the bag, stating that Mr. N.’s credi tors were in town, and he wished to settle with them that evening—and she let the stran cr hare it. The bag was afterwards found in the woods near the village, cut in pieces, and rifled of its contents. Nothing had ever “turned up,” as Mr. Micawbcr would say, (nit the bag, till last week, when Mr. Newbe gin received through the mail, a letter, of which the following is a copy Boston, June 30, ’53. Enclosed please receive 19 100 dollar bills on the York Bank, Saco, for the benefit of your wife and family. There were many circumstances connected with this strange affair, which at the time were considered very difficult to reconcile; but this note seems to throw some light on the matter when we consider that nearly the en tire amount was in $100 bills on the York bank, the numbers of which were known at the bank, and which could with difficulty be got rid of without detection. We presume the Nos. of the returned bills correspond to those stolen. Tho last number of the Oxford Demo crat, contains a call for a Mass Convention of . the democratic party for the nomination of a 1 candidate for Governor. The call is signed by 1 Noah Prince, Jr.,—who has recently become ' the publisher of that paper,—by order of a committee chosen for the purpose in Portland, on the 8th inst. We can imagine no possible good to the party from such a movement.— Such disorganizing movements, if tolerated, will result inevitably in our discomfiture, and enure to the benefit of the whigs, as did the convention last year. We know of no better method for maintaining the supremacy of dem ocratic principles in the State and nation than by supporting candidates for office Tegularly nominated, by (^legates duly authorized, in convention. ^01 Dentistry. We take pleasure in recom mending to our Gardiner friends, Mr. George \V. Reed,—who has recently located himself in that city—as a skilful operator in Dental Surgery, and an ingenious mechanic. Dr. Reed has had good advantages for acquiring a thorough knowledge of his profession, and we doubt not his “good works” and gentlemanly bearing will win for him many friends and abundance of patronage. gy It is proposed to establish in some of our Eastern cities an institution in which the sciences of Spinology, Weaveology and Cook ology may be taught to young ladies, and ( where, after attaining these accomplishments, \ they may receive a regular diploma, w ith the honorary degree of “F. W.”—Fit for Wives. Come at Last. This region was visited w ith a refreshing shower on Saturday night, which, though light, has done something in : the way of reviving vegetation. It is feared ! that many fruit and ornamental trees in this I region arc already past resuscitation. We have noticed many whose leaves are decaying j and dropping oiF; and we have a cherry tree I near our domicil, whose fruit has completely 1 dried vp. Rain enough to saturate the soil is I very much needed. (£/* Queen Victoria’s royal baby was chris tened the 28th day of June. The ceremony was performed by the Archbishop of Canter bury in the presence of a brilliant company.— The font was placed on a fluted plinth of white and gold. The royal baby was arrayed in a Honiton lace dress over white satin, trimmed with lace and narrow white satin riband, cap of Iloniton lace, and mantle of Honiton over white satin. The wdiole ceremony is described as being very magnificent. IST A new Court House is to be erected at Machias the coming year, at a cost of about $12,000. It is to be 70 by 50 feet, two stories high—to be constructed of bricks—the lower story to be fire-proof and to contiau all the County Offices and the Grand Jury Rooms, the upper story, the Court Room and Traverse Jury Rooms. QjT* There must be some blockheads in charge of the mails in California. One of our subscribers at Carson’s Creek has never re ceived a copy of the Times, although it has been regularly forwarded during the last four or five months. J5T It is believed that the Cunard steamer Arabia did not beat the Arctic’s passage more than two or three minutes, afterall. The Arctic’s voyage was in mid-winter—the Ara bia's in mid-summer ; the one started from Canal street—the other from Jersey city, a mile—a whole mile—nearer Liverpool. The friends of the Arabia only claim to have beat fifteen minutes in the voyage across the Atlan tic. This is pretty close work. Madame Anna Bishop.—This distinguish ed musical lady will give a concert at the City Hall on Tuesday evening next. As she will give but one entertainment in this city, those who wish to hear her will avail themselves of j the opportunity. See advertisement and pro grammes. The Yankee Forever.—William G. West, of New York, advertises letter envelopes, with United States postage-stamps attached, (which makes them as good and as legal as the gov ernment envelopes,) for five per cent. less.— Over the stampstands the motto, “Free Trade” under it, “ No Monopoly.” Small Pox. A few oases of small pox have recently occurred in Belfast, and one death. EjT The Skowhegan Clarion says that not withstanding the heavy drought in that section, vegetation of every description looks flourish ing, and there will be a good crop of com, oats, and even potatoes. Northern Light.—This paper has been re moved from Hallowell to Portland, where a more extended field of usefulness no doubt awaits it. Success to this dipper craft and its racy commander. He’s bound to go ahead. fy The editor of the Portland (Oregon) Times, had the pleasure of discussing a bow of nice strawberries, presented to him by some of his lady friends on the evening of the t.6th of May. __ An enterprising individual has anchored a sloon in Boston Harbor, for the purpose of supplying sailing parties with liquor. He is said to be doing a smashing business ! The Democratic Nominee. It affords us much pleasure to place at the eAd,, or‘a' S of 0"rJa^r the name of Hon. Albert Pillsbury, of Machias, as the democrat ic candidate for the next Chief Magistrate of Maine. His selection and unanimous endorsement by the large, intelligent and patriotic body of recommendation to which we could add noth ing had we time and space which is not now at our command. The delegates of the democratic masses har ing been in council, and after a free and full interchange of sentiments and opinions unani mously come to the conclusion that Mr. Pills bury is worthy to be the standard bearer of the party and a fit and suitable person for Gover nor of the State, we feel that any eulogistic remarks would be supererogatory. Yet we cannot forbear to say of the democratic nomi nee that he has always breathed a healthful political atmosphere and that his instincts, as well as his principles, are democratic. He is a man who takes an enlarged and comprehen sive view of manhood. Although a somewhat new man to the rest of the State, he is well and favorably known to that section of it where he resides, being one of its worthiest citizens and most esteemed democrats, and having re ceived many tokens of popular regard and con fidence. A fortunate selection for Governor has been made, and all threatening dangers to the dem ocratic party in this State have been escaped. A candidate has been found around whom the party can rally with confidence in his democ racy, his ability, his independence, and that he will prove faithful to the trust that has been committed to him. We congratulate the de mocracy of Maine on having safely passed a crisis of considerable danger, and upon the flattering prospect now before them.—Bangor Democrat. The Crvstal Palace.—It is believed that t will require some weeks yet to get the Crys il Palace Exhibition in full operation. Many if the goods expected are yet on the way, and hose which have been received are not all ar anged. The reporter of the New York Ex cess says of the appearance of the interior of he Crystal Palace Thursday :_ “ Workmen were busy in different depart ments of the edifice, unpacking and arranging Sfoods. Boxes containing many of the foreign contributions are piled up in some of the wings, mountain high, and it is not expected that they will be arranged for a week or a fortnight yet to come. The Colossal statue of Daniel Webster, and the equestrian statue of Washington, which are placed immediately under the dome, attrac ted much attention. The crowd seemed, in deed, to gather thickest at this particular point. The general feeling in regard to the Palace itself, among the people, so far as we could ascertain, was one of pride and satisfaction.— The edifice itself seems to have surpassed, in grandeur, beauty and extent, the expections of every body.” Death on the rail is so common nowa days, as to create no surprise,^ except when the victims are counted by the dozens. The fol lowing is one of the last cases in the newspa- . , pers : • The man who stood on the railroad track at New Rochelle, and who was crushed to atoms by the 8 o'clock train from New York on Fri day morning, was Franklin C. Gray, aged about 45 years, a wealthy merchant of San Francisco, California, where he was alderman for two years, and highly respected, lie had an income of $30,000, which he received regu larly in monthly remittances of $3000. He came from San Francisco about fifteen months ago, and has since been residing, a portion of the time in Washington city, where he re cently married a young and accomplished lady. He had recently purchased a house in New \ork, in the 5th avenue, which he fitted np in magnificent style. Last week, while laboring under an aberration of mind, he disposed of his house and furniture at a sacrifice of $7000 to $8000. He appeared to idolize his wife ; anti only a low Jdyg gga ho ntoiim ins will leaving her all his properly unconditionally. Consular Appointments.—The following now consular appointments are announced Lima—J. (,aleb Smith, of California; Pernam buco—William Lilly, of Ohio; St. Johns, P. It.—John Parsons, of Fla.; Matanzas—Ed ward Worrell, of Del.; Marseilles—Samuel Dinsmore, of N. Hampshire; Glasgow—Phil ip T. Heart, of N. York; Genoa—E. Felix Forrest, of N. York; Leith—James McDon ald, of Ohio; Manheim—John Scriff, of Mary land; St. Jago de Cuba, Stephen Cochran, of Pa., Sumatra, Commercial Agent—Robert R. Purvis, of Sumatra. E2T The democratic state central committee for New York met at the Astor House on Fri day, and appointed Tuesday, September 13, as the day for the state convention to assemble at Syracuse and nominate state officers. lif" At 10 o’clock on Saturday morning the President and suite left New York, at 10 1-2 o’clock, took a special train from Jersey city for Philadelphia. The President and suite arrived at Wash ington on Saturday evening about ten o’clock. 03s* Kossuth's sisters are keeping a genteel boarding-house in New York city. 5ST A young man named Win. Norris, aged about 25 years, was recently drowned in Un ion River, at Ellsworth. 03^ It is computed that the Bostonians im bibed more liquor on the 4th inst., than in any one day for years. 03* The leader of the Chinese rebels is stated to be only nineteen years of age. Of The Worcester folks are getting sicker and sicker every dny. The sales of liquor at the agency amount to over $450 per month.— There are some places in Maine very un healthy, judging front the business done »t tire agencies. Mr. Nesbitt has taken himself off the P. O. envelopes. 1ST The U. S. steamers Princeton and Ful ton are ordered to the fishing grounds. Appropriate. A railroad train in Connect icut was labelled the other day, “Liberty or Death." _ 07** The contractor for supplying the P- Q. envelopes, is manufacturing a large sized en velope for writs and other large manuscript*, and a small size for love letters. O’ The Kennebec and Portland railroad is reaping a rich harvest, now wo have no boat to Boston. It is estimated the receipts fhia month will come up to $20,000. We regret to learn that Geo. W. Chase, Esq , of Danville, (editor of the Democratic Advocate) died at his residence in D. on Sun day last. Firm nr thb Woods. The Bangor Whig states that fires are beginning to rage in Maria rille, in Plantation No. 21, and in that region )f the State. Unless rain Shall come speedily, t is probable that there will be great deatrue ion of timber. —-~7p ET The wool market in New York and fial ;imore is dull. In New York, 60,000 11m. pulled wool Bold last week for 47 1-2 for super ind 50 a 52 1-2 for extra.