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NEW S Κ Κ IKS. VOL. It). NO. 22. PARIS, MAINE, FRIDAY, ο sileiHocvrtt « MlC"' ONt; DOLLAJl AMI l'IFTï CKNT3 IN ADVANCR. JUNE IS), 1868. OLD SERIES, VOLUME 85, NO. S2. (Tbr (Hrforï) tUmocnt, Pt'IUtlIU) KVKKY rHItUT MURMXtl, DT ι·". ι :. β 11 ν \v . Ή <1 H η r ι* t» <1 l'ro|>rii>tor· TF.RM* -T«» l>"'Ur· |« r îm , Ou» IMIw ti»l FI fly r*»ij, |f ρ·· | lo ••Ivatirv. Hitl«-« of Advertising. Y»r t Kjmti·. (I 1er!» ol «p»rc I wr»k, · fl.ill lé« i«bw<|4»nl »"». Jt F«r I · i t*j» 1 m*·. ®t ··' «η»»· §,* : I τ»·γ. · ' J Tor ι cuiaina t ymmi · - > KN; J ι §t§ f»r*«-|*t. N»fι· μ—3μ»Γ prut. xtditloeal. l'a··· \ Γ « S<> r I. ► 4-lliitrri <>( n<>t 1er ul K<(âl* 2.00 Diilrti Oil IV ill·, p. r «.('J·! », · · l-SO IîimMiih'i V.i · ·, . I JO A<l<ul»>«tr*i»r'· m>l Kirr«tur'· V.|i<-»«, . j » Alt olli»r l.rgal X (Hi ιχ, | _J« |*r *.juarr. for (Km UMrt W>o ·. 4#"> *1 IVttm|lll λ Ρ·., Ill <iUlr Mrt*l floato·, • •<1 Iti >*>·μ N»· > >»k, ftη·I ι. U Niln, Court Mfwi, ll>.fc>ti mrr •«Ib' .'llrd ■(>■(> JOB PRIHTIHC, ef h«ij dcKipttori, *rj*' y iiKatid. I.'ionl Λκ**ηI»· tor Iji·» Drmocrmt. Who ·Γ«· ·υΙ)>'·?||Λ| to pvi ipt for incinr* J. II 1 etfjot, AI'mut M. H llnhhart. II Irani. • il» «no· I'uor, lii'l··»' Γ IV Hi km II. Il*rlt<>r>l F K'xtt. Jr . Iv lit· I John F l|.»l.h·. |.o*,ll. Iτ l.«i>t>«n>. Ilryaut · IV limn M I'ark. Mrtktt. Γ.1Ι IV li* tu. ItfinnH 11 ·ι«ι II Hr»t«n. Mmm W ι ujnmlaK·. U i' k'i· 1Ί II· <ir » 1 |>ton, N.irmy. Al"4on Th"t > ml·· ι <>rin F ·<1< r S ·γι H»:«t>*rA Kkk'n.lHtlM I. s \V ι mat». h r< !··> lui "»· «»«ll I stimiwr. * I VV lllm lnr.l, Kunif M F **hlrl»7. Frjr> l.urjf .1 <«. Kl· h. I j>t«n tJ II ι rwkrtt.tim-awM II II ' l»»n llt-r W »««> Λ \ Κι·| ; Il « > · ι* '»· Μ "β « . W «t -rfor<l Tr»»« llln^ Vg. nt. Il»» h \v t*IK«< κ luW ril» r· r»n |>II, lu mammin^ lin- «elorr«t •llp itlfl···! t«> th ir |Xprf ih^im mol rte. . ·■>·< tli -a» m lahin^ t.1 II «Il th. m·· ! . ■ th·- · Ιι %η·-»«1 (Mtniml·. nia ir»f in *4 >·τ m«l or r.ami to tho »«*r»-»t *·.·>! · I, '"»," ua th» nirini th» |«p*'r l» |>«l I <i<r, t · th «t i|»l» tt'Sm mnarr l« Mal, cmrv ·)ι <οΙ Ι '«■ uk> n Ι·«**·ιηΙη» th< illp. iivt II th» m»"i»T !· n··! ·γ·νΙΙΙγ·1 wilhiu two mrki, mr •ho nid b* ■(•t>rV~'»l eT II. Profession4!I Cur/1s, <\V. O U. lilt BEE. Attorn?) nnd l'onn^fllor at Law, BL'CKFIKLD. OXFORII ΓΟ . WK. «lir H WII (if^n I j pruriifr in <Κ· Co ι «I ι »·γ ·»||ΐιι * oumti'·· %!«·♦. t » <** I r< llUfM iflMVt Ml'» 3, 'hK if LAW PARTNERSHIP. 8 II A W Si Κ I 31 Β A L L , Attorn»·)* λ. ( ounoHlnrt at Law. r\niH hill, nvnr. FF" w ill aHm<l lu et*r· m II ι tkt '«pir*. iikl Pru«i»o« «il l ILmn1 t I'uitfl*, 4*1 }»r4Ct· « rt all lb· Ci«ti< in ibf !luir< W I laikW. » ■ IlKtll. Puna. Jan. I, 1 ·**►■* BOLS ί £ Κ k RICHARDSON, iUUDM )lor> Λ. \ttornr)*at Law At tu, ioiiii r.jx rmiri'icui Bounties, Back Pay & Puusion·, UIXCIK L I» , Ο κ tord l'oentjr Μ» W m .W ItoiiTm Κ II Κκη>ηι····ι. 12 Ν OC II FOSTER, JE. Counsellor and lliorney at Law iii:tiii:l miiu. D W. WIGHT, ill υ., Physician and Surgocn. NVK-r Si M V F.II. VF. M irt b IS. IH64 OEOaOK A. WILSON, Attorney and Counsellor at Law. (OjR·* opjioiilt (h* Allantf II tue) m h ru F mus »i iim: M" ν·Γ· ':»j . ai:· ·> 1. I lu Dr. W. B. Lapham, Miii ATT Κ Ml* TO TUF M Ai TICK OF M F.l>l**/.V H λ Λ U 8 VH OF. R F. AT llllï IN T'S l'OM». Μ Κ Paitar·* pruinplljr atl#B<tr<l Ια B*<1 chmrgr · f»«» euéb·· - C. W. HOWARD, ATTORNEY St COUNSELLOR AT LAW, m m κι mu l'un r. mi:. I \ N'*L ' » f I iu l .- t-fit f ur, Liir • D'i \ < · · » NEW DHUO STORE! Λ. 3» Û'Il.SO.T, Drugçitit &. Apcthooary, III I KFIt.l.ll. MK \>t' »rt ι ·ι··«« . «r» Ι·ι · ( w«i ι Λ .1 if \ I , r )' ■ · ι r ..fil » atl<n ' · ' ι DR. NELSON Η. NORRIS, vtll Ml . I to th Medicine and Surgery At PiiriA Hill, Maino. p.fi·, fd 11, MB β ■· J. Ρ SWASEY, (outiM-Hor and lllornry at Lu». CANTON, MK. W|ll pf» tkt §o«j A if rj*c<>g£ q miitlfi J. A. MORTON, M D., I'lujtici'tn mal Surgeon, BETHEL. I I A It ■ * ; A'»» l"*C »% I'jrk.Sl H. C. ANDUHWS, Counsellor am) Attorney at Law, r.t Kt IKI.lt, OifoKiM W i'l to « »*f -r.l, < ίπι'η, r'«r. I am] An lro· •etfllii ( '·!>< · O. W. BLANCHAKD, Attorn**) and Conn «cl lor η I l.,iw Ri ipoiin pomr. hi:, Afrnt for μf.>. iT.ag IVn*!*n· \tt· ΊΓ· 1>»J »»'l koiiDl; C\M. HDKMELL,' auctioneer, HI'Tllf.l,, M \I>K. Alio—PLI'I I V «ΜΙ.ΚΙ» Κ i.r Kunh>r.l »fnl ViCiaity. »eU£* il POET R Y. Do a Quod Torn Whta You tan. How lttll·· «ν think. t< nt tiaiel Thr\Hig'i IIf»·. up· anil 4·οη·, dat bjr dar, What each might do for bU neighbor, iNtt allot at in Uif right «tij Ha·» many · poor fe Uuw Who·» talent· To Klmn would tend, I· loat to the world'· *·«·· furtirr, And all for th# want of a friend. Th«-u ■ ! r» t c*i forth yoor hand llkr I brother, Kor remember that life*· bjl a «pan ; 'ΓΙ· car duty to help one another. And do a |«»l turn whra wv ran. Home N. a<t of their wealth and tomnleel, And look with contrmpi upon th»·· l»f lowrr ileffr·—«jjlie l>irgrllln| Tlie mean· by wtil<4i ih»j perliap· roar. So be kind to the poor au.I the lowly. Ne'er utter a word tiiat'· untrue; I'rtie the ηιι.ιη which »a»· —Act to other· A· )oa «ouid they «SouKl art unto jou. Thru »tr»li'h forth your hand like a trether. Mince lite after all*· hut a «pan, f.ei u· trr to a«*l»t one anothrr, Aud do a good tarn alien we can S 0 Ν 0 . BT CMARt-ta KISaLET. Th« world gxr» up and the world g·**» down, And the aunahlur lolltiw· the ra n , And )e«trrdaj '· »ne«r and |eitttil<;'« frown l au n**er c »me over •Cain. H«ret wife, 5«, »"ff αι»' u»er«|»io I'or woman la warm through man be cold. And the nig*it will halloa Ike ha*. Till t.ie Ιιι-art which at «m «a· aeary and old Can rlw la the moralug gay, Hweet Wtle, To It* work In tlie looming gay. Λ1 ι se; κ I. I, Λ Ν ν. THE BALTIMORE PLOT To Amaestnato Abraham Lincoln. (From llarparr*· 11 >nth!y, for J un» J Τ(κ· veil ol ipy«tery ha« η-ver yet been lilted from the eviden · d.»c'o»in£ the plot Ιο ιι«ι·ιίηιΙ« Abraham Lincoln on hi* ~on Itaiplti· I p* ·'^·' through It tit irnore, on the LM I i)( F rbnury 1 "*'· 1. Consideration· affecting !ii<» personal safely of those by whixii (bo ion»|iir»rr *t< prevent· ed a disclosure At the tune. Γ .e subsequent assaasinttion ol Mr Line.-ln, and the di·· closurea connected with th.: trul and con· *i· tion of Booth's associate·, η moved anr doubt m regard to the real rxiitrnco of (he plot. The trulh mar now be disclosed, and the pill»! .· di tire lo know the exact facts u|K>n win h Mr. Lincoln a· ted ma\ now be grat ified. The circumitancea detailed in tbia arti. I·· are taken Irooi ilia record· of Allen i'mkettun, lb · Chief Detective, and ire vé lo ted from the reports written out daily at the lime, bj t'i n j en ,;».»·· 1 in t .jo investi· galion, an 1 they ar« believed by the writer of ihi» arti· le lo I»· true. The elei tion of Ahraliam Lincoln ·»> the Presnh-r » w.»* imm -diaielv seized upon by the reiki»··* nspiratoi a, who had long be «η plotting the overthrow ol the l'uion, an a pr< text ιΐ|·.»η which Ιο consummate their de signs. They at once employed all :h« ma rhinery of popular sgitaiiou to cr< ale a pub· li<· opinion, and "fire the ρ ibln heart,** vo that i; won! I «ancti η the deed* »f violence ami outrage which th«-y contemplated. I.1, η ial < fTort» were made to render Mr Lincoln personally odious .and contemptible. No fals-hood was to gro»:, no lie too infa ir.ou·, no •taterneiit too exaggerated to bo uied for ibt· ρ irpose. The»e inι<«ηι were resorte·! to w.tb systematic concert, until the li »·« ol the pce»·.ill ihe « IΛ ν ο State» were made to beln t« that this pure,patient, bumaite, t"l.ri»iian statesman was a mon· »'.r »!ι<·«· » * arnl ni. . · m».l« I ··■ ο liuo#. »hotc· ΙαΙιίιι nu le in.n su object of j il · t iliborrfticr. M ir* lin ) a ti >γΊ»·γ Stal«\ocrupie«l a pof. id.>ti nl [.. . mar ι nji irlvi > . an<l «rt-at el· f<j r I « wi re «na·!·· I > tiri>ijj Mr witliiii t 'u* con trol »'( «rci'tti )i». Kminarie# were »enl to bcr Iron» Houlb ι iruiii.a an·! rl»ewh#»re.and nothing loft umloiiv to p> «:ur·? her t o (ΐμ«·Γΐ· ι, -n in tin ir revolutionary οΐ(Λ·.·ιη··ηΐ·. I .ι »i · tT » r s # were t >o »u"cri*ful ; Mill there • en h try boM »piril« who gathered aro-iiid that l'.tr (ι· I I· ι I r, 11 ·· ti r * U mit r lliim, t-»ulv <1 t · Ι m (■ · I by the I'nioii at alt hix a ! Il·;· ι tn i; rilj of thr wralthi· ^t cla·· f·. and ibiiu· in υΐΓΐ'-r, wiili a few rvep. t- in# were 1:1 «ympathv *ith the r« l-e ton, at· I Ίιΐ ·| r 11 ol ttia#<>ii I « r a t;:n·· «wept II la «r a torn*·! ο over the Si.it· On th·· Πι ι <»· Febimrr. Mr. Lincoln, with a ι <*1" r«'»nal friend#, lelt hi# <pnrt, m· <le»t honte t<> rn'« r u( ιι that temp· «lu ou· political eat · <-r .» .. !i artie<l hun lu a mar»*r'· gr.v< With » «Ιιιη, tn«#< rioui lorrthiiiuwing ol the future lie utter»··! to In# li lafldt ami wjgttwfl Ml «a 1 Ur· w. II He »eemr I to be conn iou# that be nii^Lt •ec the pi » ·.·, ulmhha·! I·# en hi# h 'roe f.»r a <j .«iter >1 a century, wliet" "hi· children «ere horn, ' tnil where une of them *»a# b iri> l.i m »re. tonniou» of the gri at <luti«· win· h «levolvetl upon hern, greater than Il ote -levolvtng uji>n any I*rr#ident •line Waal-.ngton, be hum ly e*prc»#eil hi· ιι I «ici· ujion * Divine l'ro*i4en« e.and a«k · ι Λ h.» friend# to pray (hat 1 · might re< eiVv· Λ» a-#i»taI" e ο' ΛI ηlit) (·" . t A· . <* V' irriejp ] towar 1 tiie < imitai, re iti»fd everywhere «iili the earnest sympa thies of ι lie people. hi* spirit· rose,and when he pronounced-"good hr" to the Prairie St*»··, at the Siatw line.be »aid. Behind the cloud tlx* sun is shining et ill." And un lie sjied, through ι lie great free S'a'es of In diana. Ohio, IVnni) Wmii.tnii New York, ! lu fulfil hi» great mission. Tin·re was li*i·'^ a! this lime in Chicago, a man by the name of Allen Pinkerton. one of ih·' boldist, must shr« w.l ami skilful de tective· of any country. Ilu ha<l alwjt· I been a thorough anti slavery man. a super intendent ol the "underground railroad." a frtund and companion of I«4i»ejoy, and the "olil guard" ol early abolitionist· in Illi nois. With his airti slavery character well known, such was his reputation as a detec tive that Mr. («uthrie when Secretary ol the Ti« asury, had notwithstanding, employed him as a government detective. In 18G0 €1 lie w.t« in the employ of the railroad com panies of th·· Northwest. I·» the winter of 1*61 («encrai S -oft. iro ing th·· gathering >torm,called to Washing ton a f«:w national troops. The passage of tl··»·* over lie North t\>ntral and Philadel phia. Washing tun and Haltimore railroad's greatly t xasperajed the conspirators in Hal timore and elsewhere, and threats were op. enly made, anil organizations effected, to destroy the railroa 1 tracks, burn their bridges, and the great steam ferry-boat bv wliii h the Susquehanna was crossed at II..vrc de (mace. In February I'ink*rton was employed by tin· ofH <t< of (tie I' h!* lelphia. Wilmington and miiintun' ro:i ] :.j incmti^tie an i as certain lin· fa··!* in teginl to the»»· mailer*, wiih a νι·ηςο· protecting tlieir rniil. For Ilii* purpose be removed to Ilaliimore, tak ing witli liim *ti ·1ι of his detective lorcc at lie thought belt suited to lu« purpose. bile lb i« »·η^»^·.·ιΐ «ri otfi -or of the rond he learned ifiat a young ge nt hman of h:j*h ot!i i*l ρ mii ι >n un I r 11ι«· S:ate and mii >nal gov«.-i nmcnts. hid ·]< idare·! thai ho wi< or.e of a ban 1 wh ! ht 1 sworn to lake tlie lit·· of Lincoln, on hie way to Washington. Tho offii'rr communicated thi> fa··' to Pinkcrtou. an·! he immediately asked a'i J ohtamt'd pcrmiiMun tn investigate this conspiracy. It wa» now to be plot an 1 counterplot. A warn .1 I>11 1er uf the I*. ·*si I -Ίt ·-1··01 whoiu hi- Ι11Ί kti >wn in liliiioi*. 1'inkerti η determined thai, it coolnoss. courage and tkiilro ill save ih<> liio ο I Mr. Lincoln and prewnt llie revolution which w m 1<1 follow hi* violent dcaih, bu wmi 1 accomplish il. His plan wis witli his d te«;tiv**s to enter Kalii:n >re as resilient* of Clnrl· «t m and New Orleans, and by a.··· 1 nmjj t 1 I»·· htcj· Moriiits oi the most extreme viilenc··, to »·■. ari· entrance intw their lerrit aocie'ies and militarv organ!/liions, atid thus pos sess themselves oi their secret plan·. In looking o*er his corps ho lotm I two men admirably adapted to the oliject he had in view, lioth loung, a id l< »ih aid·· to *11 mn· Sucre*»: illy carrj out the char icier oi ^ hot· 1>I o«led, fierce secessionist. One oi thc-e, whom I sliall call Ilowaid, wa» of I"re 11 b ile»c*iit. II·· had hem carefully ed· ucatol for a des lit priest. An I a<lded to his collegiate (Indies were the avantages of eitrniivo foreign travel and the ability to speak with great facility never.il foreign le"ii ί un 1 \ knowledge of the South, its In alitie*. prejuii. es, customs, and lead ing men. del ived from s*\eral year»' rc-i ·ί· ne·· in New ( )rli ans and other Sxitli'-rn •.ities With these i|ualiti atOns lie pos 1 . r,.— »...— ..-1 - - - « -ri . - 11114 milliter·, at il that power of adaptation !<> the |η·Γ»ιίιι» wli.«m tbey v*i«hto iiifluinre, I », jli:!» attributed to the JcMiit* 11·>>v· ard wn itulriiclril to a*<um«· tin· character ■ ! an extreme iinitt.go to .1 lir«t-cla«t )· ·'■> I. reenter lim nanit', and hit retiJenre .1 * Ne» Orlrmi, vititing placet o( aimne· nient, «» 1 * the at'pian tance an J tceure too ontidence ol the young irisloi raey of that cit* ; entfr their i!tib», pénétrât·· t>··· 1 r tec· ι·!·· au I learn the « U I projet it it « i« known they were thin forming, lit* wa« a'ti in· itr 11t· ! lo tut ko 1I1 ily f« port* to h « 1 lml, fΤι«·η (in 1er iti a- mmeil nam··, r· -tipying an II (Γι e vi I no innailv earr\ing un 1 regular h »« m «* in Haluni re I Ι·· rep rt* η·>\τ 1% ing before me,ire ruri'iti* sr. I 1 t« -« «tii j; I h<·} *how tli ii II w.»rl w»« t int Ίy · κ·· ■·«. M(ni.1 hat lie tODfl bcCMIW .» Vt Ic tiM |tMlli. among man»· of the lir«i fjiniliei in that οΙΊ tin·! refined cittr, Another of i'nikerton'* a^entt w,i« «if grav ·· r · h tracter, one wh >i« 'Jt «ni ιίιι I » hit country m the mo«t pei ilou* an<l llianklett character of a ·j<ν. le·! lo hi* igroiniinou· ·!· t<b at It i i m κ>· l im» , tbf Γ<·ί··ιι·. tall him b» hi* ti al nam··. Γι notlijr Wcbtter. II mi t I «pled I ο oper ate oil the middle a- I lower clattet of racid/ ; of gfat phy· * .1 'trength and en lm ai ec, tkilk-d in ·!! ■ tbirlic tport·, a K'Mi I ikot. in I with a •troi i will ani| bordering on ratline·· ; 11 man wh'iMr ι tjiloil* at the I'nioii »py wouhl in ■ I m r « ο j; a· 4 toman· e e<pial. il not aarpai·, th *e . I the llartey Birth of Cooper * *VV. ii«ter went into the terret »er*i'*ft ol the (» >vcrnm«nt under the adinmUtratîoii ol Mr Lincoln, and, a* an ill utra · 1 ol th·: condition of publie fveiitig after tiie attack There were other ijpi'H.ind imnnjj ib«m a Mr» Warn, a lady whom the chivalry ol the Monumental City would then have pro nounced as "(ajcinitilg" as tome uf then fair friend· did Howard. By the 14th ef February Pinkerton's ma cbinery was lair'y in rinning order; his agent* in full co.nmunio.. with tlit· clubs and secret societies of Baltimore, so that an in terview was planned and brought about be tween Howard's chief and Captain Fef· nandina. one of the mon active of the con· spirators. Fernandina was an Italian, or of Italian ileacent. lie had lived in the South fur many years, and was thoroughly possess ed of the idea of Southern wrongs, and that the South h.id been out raged by the election of Lincoln ; and. educated with Italian ideas, he justified the use of tho stillelto and as sassination as a tueans of preventing the President elect from taking his seat in the Kxccutivc chair, lie was an enthusiast and a fanatic. In tho intctview with Fetnanlina, which took place at aloon, in the près en ce of some of t lie miliary company which he commanded—his lieutenant aud others in their confidence—in the course of the conversation Fernandina, believing be w« a'ldr jsing a thorough seccessionist, said: "Lincoln shall never, never be President My life i* » f no conscience. I am wWittg to give it for his. I will sill my life for that of that abolitionist. As Orsini gave, his life for Italy, I am r· ,id« to die for the riL?li!s of the South." Some one present remarked : "Are there no means of saving the South escept bv uiuiinition?" "Χο," laid be; "(ou might λ» well try to blow down tb« W^nbington monument with your breath a« to c'i w<*e our purpose — <iie fit muit ant skill ; an J,*' he a hied, turning to Captain Τ .a eo con*pira*or, •'we will, it novtukrjf, all die to gether. F.vcry captain will in that day prove him self a hero. 1 be first *h.it fired, the head traitor Lincoln dead, at. t all Maryland will be with u# and the South freed. "Mr. Η said he turning to I'inkerton, "If 1 alone mmt do it I 'tall not hesitate, Lincoln shall die in thi « < it y ?" The next day l'inkerton met the same Captain Τ , one ol l· > rnandii a'» associ ate·, who called Piiiket t :i a-iJo and whis p< re J. "It is determined tb.it that Ci— d d—d Limasln shall never pasi liirough beie alive! The <1 — d adolitionist snail never set foot on Southern soil but to frul a grave." II»· al led : "I have seen Colonel Kane, Chief of Police, and he is all right, and in one week from to dav the Ν -rth sha'l want a new President lor Lincoln will be «lead." Among the associates of Howard Ic meets wirh a fast young gentleman by the name of 11 ill. who prou-liv exhibits a good Palmetto badge, ami represents himself as a lieutenant in the Paliuet'o Ciuaids, α «ceret military organization in I'al'imore. Ilnit· ar !, the ardent sect *-ionUt iron» Nuw ( )rlenns, chiding the «lower and morn cautious anion >1 the f.-iirtds in Maryland, anil Hill, of the Palmetto (»iianls, bee une bosom friends. They ••-■ink, go to con cert·, theatres, and otn. ι p!ae« s of imun mente together. Hill, who has sociil position in Baltimore, introduces his a rcoin· pushed friend from f/Ouisiatta, and finally ojx ns to him, in part, the secrets of the on Fort Sumpter, I insert the fallowing in cident : In April ho was traveling by railrua'l fr«.m \Vnuhestor west, anil observe ! in tlm ear fix commissioners or emissaries from South Carolina ami (icorgia, each of them wearing con pu uouslj .» hi i< k an 1 white Î'oekade. The ν receiv Ί marked attention (rem the passenger* an ! ftoui the people at the stations Soon I lie a'tentinn of W'< l»sier was altraefei) lo a man r itber bwuiij mid " · "· ·· t " ... .. M-V». lest» it and <i»-1· r'ilin» 1 xprt-*«ion of faee. Il·· bei·*tnι» cxi ilc i hy tli« etickade j»imie men, known ιο hi; r*brl jjjrfit· II·· »· en» r-Ί rrillrri aid un· a.«y, and a* they pn<<ed kim w 'Uè«l now; ιιροιι ι!>«·tu with ιιι.,I · Kuiinl hostility I in*i>y Wt'h.»ld, \*h<> Sit w.»f«!iii . ·»»ν 1.1 ut il; »w « tcvolver from It is p. h li « t an,] place it in th · ·»·»1 ht side Iiiiii ami ,1. the β·κ rehel rimurit'i ap· |'t lltiul h. III. l»U Γι.·β It It IM «e it look tlff It m l·.»·. an I hxiking sfrnlv at tl« tu fj rl t med, ί··ι fit tii»'»i, I λ it friitn lYtirt····· ■ , I *\y Imrrih fur \ndrew .fsrk-tr. an I tlami a l ihose who w.ml J t|< .trnr the I nion ! ' and ιli»·fi resomi-d lus »· At. The ear. filled •■iihnieti, «ι* »ιΙι·ι ι t >. j ont- t a|t*ctii>K ι fijthl. Several gentlem· tt approached the man, hut after looking in hi· fat·' passed en ιιι ·ιί·η··«·. S.«>n alti-r three other rt Ι»»·| a^tiii» wealinjj «.otaadt - <>ιιι· ιιι. Ki«m^ attain, an·! slipping on lue ■· at, lie raced li:< lut and <«44111 «x ii<nei|, Mill more ρ >intedly, "Hurrah I r Andrew .1 t k*on nntl daunt all mei: w 1 wi-ar ■■o 'k id·-* !*" Several persons tilling 1 ■ ar him rote an I It I the t ;ir, not caring to he present at the ripn'li'd fi^hf 1>ιι (I y fo'ir ratlui τ i^h I to' ing m< η t an ·· ami took the vt au» ···*»« m ar hnn Their were Ins rteiijh hill fri'tn hut Γ^η»ιι·*··β, A erowd of men, w 11 h thus. wi-ann^ rotkadri, nail» r· rd at each end of the ar. II·· rose ihe tlurd time, and fteppin » into the p*9«agp, looking first at one et d a'>d then 'he other. It' took tiff Ins hat and »a d. "I *iv hurrah f<>r Andrew ,Ja< kson an I limn a ! I (railor· who wear t-ockad··· ' > 1 It *at the deter mination expre«« I in I eye an I heari: 4 (lit! nori·· assailed linn. The cockidu m··η all I»ft and wvre no more »··βη in the cai on the Itam. plot to assassinate Lincoln. He himself 700* into it with rtludtnct. ' \Vb»t a pity,** »«\ > lie to Howard, "that this glorious Γηι η mint ■!>« "I··*»royed all on account of that monster Lincoln !" The plan ira· Ιο excile an<l exa»per»t« the popular foiling* against Mr Lincoln lo the utmost. On the published programme be was to enter Baltimore from liarrisburg on ike 28d of February by !»>« Northern Central Kti!roa<l. and would reach Haiti· mort· about tlie middle of the day. Λ vast crowd would meet him at the Calveit Street depwt, at which it «υ expected he would take an open carriage, and ride, nearly a mûo and a half, lo the Washington depot. Il would 1m» very easy for λ determinate m»n to shoot him on his passage. Agents of the conspirator· had bee· in ihe princi pal Norther· citie·,watching the movements of the Presidential party,ready lo telegraph Ιο Β Iiimore any change of route. A ciph er was agreed upon. so that ihe conspira· tors could common icat ο with each other without tb" l^cts leaking out through the telegraph offices. Meanwhile the idea of assassination preyed upon the mind of llitl; he grew sad and menancholy and plunged (till deeper into dissipation. Howard is lita constant companion and confidential friend, "ukriiLftr" in the language of the profession ; at times'he ii thoughtful an«l then ht· break· out into rtiapsodi* s. He talk* to Howard of ilrmins ami death. "I am destined to die," uid 11 ill. shrouded with glory. If a man had the nerve he eould immortalize himself Κ y plunging a knife into Lincoln's heart. Let said he, have another Brutus. 1 s wear,''said he. **1 will kill Lincoln belore he reach»»* the Washington depot, net that I love Lincoln less, hut my country more. I aru ready lo do the deed, and then 1 will proudly mnounce my name, and say : "Gentlemen, arrest me, 1 am the man,*' and then 1 will be called one that pave his country liberty.*' When our conn· Iry draws lot», if the red bittlc tails to me, I w-iil do it wi linglv Perhaps,*' said he. '"Lincoln may com lade lo come by way of Harre de («race; il «ο. the ferry boat across the Sus'i'ichanna will be the best place to do the dtrd. I will go out there and kill him rl it is «η oidered." Not withstanding his contemplated crime he hail tome good traits; he was warm')· attached to his nictli cr, spoke tender') if her. and talked to Howard of pecuniary provision being made for lier, if he should sacrifice bis life in the enterprise Webster had gone to Perrynmnsville,and securing the confidence of tbj secees ion ills tli re,had joined the military company which was drilling with a view o| di»troying the railroads, burning the bridges, and the fer ry boat on the Susquehanna. The time fer -Mr Lincoln's passant! through Baltimore was rapidly appioach in^;, but the exact plant lor opeiatioits by I lie «onspirators bad not bei»o .v^ced upon, 'l'he popular leeling against bun had, tbiough the press, and by harangues, and till the means by which the public mind is oprtuied upon, bien inflamed and exasper ated u« the highest pitch. thousands of the more ignorant bad been wrought upon by the intxlligent until they were ready for any act of violence and atrocity. The lead· ers finally tolly determined thai the assas sination should take place at the Calvert Street depot. A\a»tcrowd of secession ists «ere to assemMe et th» til λ ·· «ml ι m u· t the arrival ol tbe tra.n with Mr. Lincoln. They were to go early and Γι J11 i»«- imituw • ireet· and immediately surround· iiij; it. it was known arnoti^ tbe leader· · that George l' Ka.*i<\ the Marshal ol I'o liee, rol/^-qiiently arre»i«'l by <ΐ··η. Hiiik), ami after war·!» an olh .-r in th'· rebel army, would doiail hut a small police loree to al ien 1 tbe ariival and nominally clear and protect a pa·»*.»;:* for Mr. Lincoln and hn su.te, and that that (mail lorce would tie sympathizers with the sicessioniets. When tit·· train stiooll enter the d· pot, and Mr. Lincoln should attempt to pa·· through the narrow parage leading to the itrtcl, lumc roughs wr re lo ras«· a row on the outside, at· i aM lite polio* w -re to rush a *iv t j <|*ell ih· disturan···· At tin· moment ihn police bsing withdrawn, Mr. Lincoln wouhl find Ilium· !f in a dsnse, ι v iled, ami boitίle rowd, hustled an 1 jammed, and then the fatal lilow was to be struck. Λ «wift eteani ir wa< to lie stationed m (.'b'sapcake Bar, with a b^at cot· -a'· I. r< » ly to Ult· the iiu'iin on board a* soon a· 'he deed wa· done, and eon»fjf niin to a Southern port, where he would havo b»«en received with acclamation· an I honored a» a hero Β it who S on Id do the bloody deed? It was feared by soinu that 11 ill lacked the nerve and coolness. Γο determine this r| icst ion , ι meeting of the conspirator· was held on the night of the itih oi February, S im·· twenty persons were collected.« a ·Ιι ol whom had taken an oath of teerecy, and also «worn, if designated. that be wauld take the life of the l*re«iden» elect. It w j ι .ir· rang IH I that ballot· *hould Ι·β prepared and placed in a hat, and tint the person who drew a red ballot should be the assassin. The drawing «a· ma U in a darkened room •ο (but non· could know who drew the ta· tal ballot excrpt he who had it, and no on· wi! to disclose to ibo other· tira color of tb« ballot t·· drew. And now the Uta<l< m, to make success more certain, placed t jht red bulluta in the bat, and eight rad ballot· were drawn, each man drawing oim believ ing that up«n hi· courage, strength and • kill alono dependrd what b·· rtgirdnl a· the cause of the South, eai'k iu|i|>o>iti|> that he alone wa· charged with the execution of the deed. The weapon· in«J the mode afdeath were to b« U U to the person who drew the red ballot. Λ knowledge of all theae facta having been obtained by Pinkerton, be on the flight of February 20lbhastened to utettbe Presidential party at Philadelphia. While three plots had been going on,Mr. Lincoln and his friends,unuansciou· of dan· gcr, were pursuing their journey toward the Capital. Vast crowds had everywhere aMeutbled to welcome and congratulai» him, and pledged to hitn their «apport in the maintenance o( the integrity ot the Re public, its Constitution and law·. At Philadelphia Air. Pinkerton met the Prtsi lientιαΐ party, ami laid before Mr Judd, of Clin ago, a confidential personal friend of Mr. Lincoln, in ilelad »h« facta in regard to the conspiracy. Assassincfron v/as then a crime Ktireljr known in the L'wrted States, and assassination for political rea sons was almost includible. CtfMrffous of the existence of the plot.t knowing the truet worthiness ol those from whom he deri ved his informa! ion, 1'inkcr Ion yel feared ho should have difficulty in inducing Mr. Lin· coin to adopt measures to secure Lis safety. I bo President clcct was an unsuspecting man. After laying the matter in all its detail· before Judd. and »atislying hiin of the ex istence of the plot, and of (lie extreme peril Mr. Lincoln ould incur by attempting to p»«s through Baltimore according to the programme Piiikerlon and Judd had an in terview with the president el-et, and laid the matter before him. On the nkjht of tlie 21*t February, after the inU-rview Mr. I'inkertnn made this entry in his journal : ' While Mr J odd detailed the ciretim· s'anccs of the conspiracy Mr. Lincoln lis tened v»-iy attentively, but dW no» m« a word.nor did Ins countenance which I close ly watched, show any emotion. Iks w^s thoughtful, sirious, but decidedly firm." Pmkerton then, himself, went over the ground, detailing to Mr. Lincoln idl the facta connected with Fernandina, Hill a-.d otherr, the condition of popular feeling.and the plans of the asva^ins ; alr-o tb<· faet that Kane, Chief of Police, had declared that l.e would have no ' "police escort.'* Ho told him tLat there were perhaps ten or- fifteen desperadoes, wild, ent husianti .* young men vjio had been wrrught up to a pitch of 'an •ticisii», in whi-L they really believed they would be patriot* and martyrs iu taking his life,even at the cost of their own; that they had bound themselves by oaths to assassin ate hiu« : that a vast wx< ited crowd would meet hiin at the d· pot of £)fe Northern Cen tral Kailroad, a lî^ht would be got up in the crowd, ayd this would be the signal for the attack on his person, aod in the melee a dozen desperate men, aimed with revolvers and dirk*, elth sworn to take his lile,* <uld be upon his |»ath, and that he Mr. (""inker· ton, felt a moraJ conviction thai be could nof pi»» from the Calvert Street depot lo the Washington depot, a mile and a half, in an open carriage, a'ive. i»..<». ι . ι ι —ι I» ι - - - «.. . · ·ι»ν·»υιι f»rt'Sl€IJ and other corroborating fact» ιιροι» him with all lli«· power which I hey |ιομι·ιμ«]. Ht* re mained ηilent a few momenta, ami it wa« ni^gfilril that he nitixiM change lh«· pw>· gHainmi*. an·] take t!r« ntjjht train (or Wash ington ihat very ηMr. «fold *.iid t ut bien: "Tne*e proof* cannot now be made jiiiSlir, a* the publication of (he fa.·fa wutild involve the live* ol aeveral of Mr I'inkcr Inn's foin·, ami among oilier·, the ft!.· of Webster, «i*rvifig in a rebel company under drill, at fVrry man'a, in Maryler*!." Some oMicr conversion was Irold between l.im and Mr. Judd, ii> regard to the conitruction that would be placed upon hit conduct il be changed Ibc programme ami wi-rvt dirw t!y to Washington. Mr. JnM fher. a»k»>l, "Will you. upon any »lalctncnl that can be [Continued <*» fourth fcijf ] ♦ If There are any wbo have hhhfrto en tertained doubla of XIr Lincoln'· p-ril. the f»'-t« « t lorth in tbia article will doubrlnat remove them The cirr in»«fan«>ea ··■» forth in Mr I'litket lon'< record* ahouhl he πί I with a »■»·«· 11 lectio· of'he diaclwerr» ο" the trial of Hoolb'# e*-»oriite«. A rv lit «hou Id Se al«o rMin-'nlwred that a few In « after Mr. Lincoln'· fi«e»a'4e thro'itfh ftelliin ife, Thi« ■ ai»· mob, und«*r the inclination of the ■.·» ni had·-·*, ai lacked an I killed not lea* than four, a·· I wotinded many oth"r«. ef the Ma«* ieho«ett* S;*ih on their p*««ize through Hal· imore. »Vhat had the«e ·ιΙ< «lieia doue 10 eviteth.it m'»1». a« «>.npar«»d with their ex««j)«oated fceli.iga towarH Mr, Linnil'i? Would a m >b tint an »-k«-I a r< giment of »γιιη·Ί m ·η have ln»e 1 Interred Irom attacking one man.whom they regard ed a* a tvraitf and chief oUjjjI ol their ha tred?