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THE DAILY PRESS.
PORTLAND, MAINE.
Monday Morning, June 30, 1862.
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REPUBLICAN NOMINATION.
FOB GOVERNOR,
ABNER COBURN,
OF SKOWIIEGAN.
—:
. Considerations for Honest Democrats.
It has long been the lioast of Democratic
leaders that their party, for one-half of a
century, has had control of the Government,
held the reins of power, and that nearly all of
our material prosperity, with the growth of
the Union, have been secured under the dom
inance of the policy heretofore denominated the
Democratic policy. It is not our purpose at
this time either to endorse or ignore this claim.
We are not ignorant of the history of the par. j
ty referred to, nor are we unmindful of the
galaxy of great names scattered along the path
way of that history. For Democracy per uc—
Democracy as understood and exemplified by
Jefferson and Madison—we entertain the most
profound respect, and when mrh a Democra
cy is understood we plead second to no one in
the justice of our claims to be recognized as a
Democrat. But for that form of Democracy ■
which to-day is recognized by party leaders;— I
that kind of Democracy set forth, vindicated
and contended for in the recent address of C.
L. Yallandigham and others—thirteen mem
bers of the present Congress—and upon wliicli
it has been proposed to re-erect and re-estab
lish a National Democratic party, we have no
more respect than we have for the teachings |
of Jo. Smith, the insane follies of the Five
Lover. or the idiosyncroeies of Abby Folsom.
Our present purpose Is to appeal to the can- j
did spirit of old political associates, and ask
them to consider for one momeut if. under the !
pleasing and specious name of Democracy, j
they are not liable to deception, and are not
really worshipping a mere phantom—the mere
“ghost of Democracy,” to use the precise term
receutly applied by one of those to whom we
would appeal—while the essential essence, soul .j
and spirit ofDemocracy, aud all there is of it ;
worth remembering or preserving, have de
parted from their organization, and are really
identified with and represented by an organiza
tion which they are opposing? What was
the Democracy of Jefferson, and wherein con
sisted its (lower to touch and move the popu
lar heart ? It was, briefly summed up, the doc
trine of equal rights—that all men, by virtue
of their common creation, arc equal. Such a
doctrine laid the axe at the very tap-root of
all those old governmental policies which
spring from a recognition of the “divine right
of kings,” and awakened the opposition of all
who doubted the ability of the people to gov
ern themselves, or who believed iu a frame
work ol government made of hardened alrei,
that would break before it would bend a hair's
breadth to meet the Increasing wants of man,
developed by the advance of the age In light
and knowledge.
The secret of the success of the Jeffersonian
doctrine, is found in its adaptability to the com
mon wants of the common people. It embraced
the masses, and to it the same masses cheer
fully gave their hearts and their hearts’ best
offerings.
But how is it to-day? Take that policy
claimed to be democratic by those who worship
abe name of Democracy and are striving to
rekindle fires upon its altars; do the people
respond to it? Where? In what State? At
wbat election ? Is it not notoriously true that
the people refuse both their votes and their
sympathy for nominations coupled with mod
ern expositions of Democracy ? Our experi
ence and our observation both assure us that j
such is the fact. The reason for this fact is
apparent. Democracy, as at present defined—
of course we refer to the definitions given
through its organs and organizations—is not
what it was in Jefferson's time. It has ceased
to make equal rights its chief comer Btone,
and has come to be the champion and defend
er, or at least, the apologist and conservator of
one of the worst forms of despotism that ever
disgraced a civilized nation. Look at the
so-called democratic platforms and resolutions
of the day—the programme of Messrs. Valan
digham, Richardson & Co., to which allusion
has already been made. What is the central
idea, the inspiring spirit, the real soul, the es
sential essence of them all ? Is it that human
freedom must be defended; that civil and re- !
ligious liberty must be sacredly guarded; that
the avenues through which oppression travels
should be carefully dosed up; that Right is
superior to Might; that fidelity to its moral
convictions is the safest policy ior a nation ns
well as for an individual: that truth, iustice
aim nguieousuess arc as inseparable from na
tional as from personal prosperity ? Are these
tiie cardinal, unbending, immovable landmarks
of Democracy, in the present form of its devel
o;>emeut ? Do these enter into the" constella
tion by whose light its course is shaped amid
the clouds and darkness of the present hour?
We ask honest Democrats, whose hearts have
not become fossilized by party drill—especially I
young men, who wish to start in a sale direc
tion and from a defensible tjaml-poiut. to think
of these things, and as the church lias it,“mark, 1
learn, and inwardly digest them.”
We ask them, spurning all leadership, and
using the intelligence with which they have ‘
been favored, to look facts in the face, and see
how tiie Democracy of to-day, as it is propos
ed to reconstruct and defend it, is a mere bob
for the slavery kite. Look at its resolutions, i
and wherein they differ from the resolutions
of the Republican organizations, it will lie ;
found that they differ mainly on the side, in tie
direction, and jn favor of, slavery. “ Slavery
must not be disturbed”—'“Slavery must be let j
alone Slavery must not be abolished"—
these are their sum and sulislance to a lamen
table extent. Sup|iort the government, they
aay, but don't touch slavery; put down the re
bellion, but don’t touch slavery: restore tiie
tTnlon, but don't jostle slavery; and so the
“ don't-Uiucb-slavery ” is tacked on as a condi
tion precedent of almost every proposition
made by the class of democratic leaders to
whom we refer, and who are to be tiie men of -
the party and R» rotitroliug men, if the party
is galvanized into life. Tiie very necessity lor 1
its reconstruction is averred to be. in almost so
many words, to save the I’nion without hurt
ing slarrrgThis tendency and pur|tose are 1
shown in tne very slang phrases which they
apply to Republicans and Republicanism;
“ Repubiicaeisin is abolitionism r say they;
“ Republicans are abolitionists,- and with the
stale, senseless and meaningless charge of |
Abolitionism they hope to keep men from lis
tenliig to the voice of their ow n consciences,
and from being true to the voice of God speak
lng within them.
Wc have said enough to indicate not only
why Jefferson's democracy was popular, ami
carried the popular heart with it, but also why
Democrrry. as at present represented, falls
dead upon the public heart, and fails to awak
eu a response from the people. Take from
their organizations the charm of an old ami
cherished name, and the Democratic party
would be as dead as were the bones in Ezekiel's
Valley of Vision, and there would be no more
possibility of awakening it to life than there is
ot breathing the breath of life into the silent
tenants of the tomb.
The cry of abolitionism—of black republi
canism—we have said is stale. It is fast be
coming a badge of honorable distinction for
an honest man to lie taunted as an abolitionist
by a modern democrat. It implies that he is
true to his instincts; that he has not forgotten
his brotherhood; that he is a man, with a man's
heart. Let any man, with Jefferson, declare
that in view of the Institution of slavery, he
“ trembles for his country when be remembers
that Uod is just,” and he will be denounced as
an abolitionist—as a proper subject of demo
cratic opposition.
The Battle at James Island,
The unfortunate affhir at James Island, near
Charleston, on the lflth of June, is not calcu
lated to raise the spirits of our peopl?, or to
dampen those of the relsds. Our troops have
prided themselves upon their superiority
in a close, hand-to-hand conflict, and we fear
that their confidence, in tliis regard, may be
come somewhat impaired. As the Boston
Traveller well remarks, “ when the evidence Is
“ all in, and an official investigation is made,
“ we shall he able to determine who is blamea
“ ble In the matter. At present we have no
“ evidence by which to judge whether any of
“ (leer is to blame, or whether it is one of those
“ casualties of the war not to be foreseen.”
The following remarks of the Traveller are
timely:—
“ Whether blame attaches to any one or not,
there is a lesson comes with this event, which
our people will do well to heed. It shows the
danger of precipitating men upon strongly en
trenched lines of defence. In the first place
our officers and moil, though brave enough for
the deadly work, have not the experience
necessary to conduct it successfully and with
the least necessary loss of life, in the next
place, with the most experienced and veteran
troops, it inevitibly involve a terrible loss of life,
which only the most imperious necessity of
haste or importance in carry ing the works, can
justify a commander in sacrificing.”
" Unquestionably, where no ini|>criniis ne
cessity requires the immediate capture of bat
teries by assault, they should first be pounded
by artillery sufficiently to weaken or demolish
them, before bringing unprotected flesh and
blood under a murderous lire from strongly
covered works.”
“it took our impulsive and sanguine people
some years to learn that railroads, factories and
other public works need to be constructed
with some regard to economy in the expendi
ture of money, and it will profaally take them !
quite as long to learn that war which, in its
best estate, is all exposure, privation, danger,
suffering ami death, needs to be carried on
with as economical an expenditure of life us
circumstances will allow.”
Such a continued series of v'etories has
crowned the efforts of the Federal armies from
the taking of forts Henry and Donelson un' l
the battle of Fair Oaks, that we have learned
to look for no reverses, and this fact is perhaps
a sufficient explanation of the dispiriting ef
fect of reverses which reasonable men should
calculate upon and be prepared to meet. We
need, perhaps, an occasional reverse to disci
pline our military leaders, and check the ten
dency to do acts of undue presumption and
rashness. If the reverst at James Island shall
have this effect, it will, like the terrible expe
riences at Bull Bun, Ball's Bluff and Front
Boyal, though expensive, prove to be a profita
ble lesson.
The New York Post has the following ac
count of this disastrous affair, the facts deriv
ed, we take It. from the disabled soldier* who
have been returned to that city:—
“The battle of the 16th inst.. began at four
o'clock in the morning. The design of the of
ficers was to approach the rebel works near
Secessionvffle before daylight; but the delays
incidental to an advance over ground where
not perfectly understood, prevented the execu
tion of the programme.
General Benham assumed command, nnd
our men, with the llighlauders and Eighth
Michigan regiment in the advance, marched
gallantly on the enemy’s wurks. This charge
was so rapid that the rebels were unable to
bring their guns Into full use until the Federal
force was very near. They poured iti a de
structive fire, including musketry, and remain
ed inside their entrenchments. Thor* was lint
little pause. The regiments we have named
rushed up to the trenches and into and through
them and directly to the breastworks, where a
terrible struggle took place, in which the ene
my were driven from their guns. A large
numlier of our troops scaled tile parapets, the
rebels retreating.
There are conflicting statements regarding
the battle at this point. The officers of the
storming party declare they were not support
ed—that Gen. Stevens failed to bring up his
forces in time; and a halt, it appears, was or
dered. It is believed by the troops who con
stituted the advance, that they could have
cleared the defence* if they had followed up
the advantage while the rebels Were disorgan
ized ahd expected to be pursued. The halt,
however, enabled the enemy to collect their
force*.
They soon recommenced the fight, and a
sanguinary liaud-to-liand conllict ensued, in
which the vastly superior rebel force brought
against the small number—variously stated at
one and three hundred men—who had actual
ly scaled the parapets, enabled the reliels to
force them liack into the treuches. Here a
terrible and destructive tight took place. The
renew obtained position* whence they could
pour on enfilading fire upon our tnups, and
four litinilretl vicn of the Federal force were
either killed or wounded More & retreat could
he successfully accomplished.
The utmost bravery and heroism were dis
played by our men throughout the disastrous
struggle. They retreated in order, taking with
them their wounded, w ith a few exceptions.
The reltels did not IbUow.
Keitel troops are constantly arriving, and
their preparations for the defence of Charles
ton, which would he ex]Kt»ed to bombardment
il tile rebels were driven oil' James Island, are
u|kiu a very extensive scale. There is, how
ever, some difficulty itt obtainiug troops, from
from the fact tint the reltel cause is nowhere
considered safe enough to admit of detaching
any part of their forces, and the authorities in
Richmond are calling in all available troops for
tlie defence of the capital."
The following, gleaned from the Hilton Head
cttreespondence of the New York Commercial
Advertiser, give one some idea of the awful
horrors of w ar, ami show w lmt fearful respon
sibility rests upon the authors of this wicked
and causeless rebellion:
"Last night tint lien Deford brought down
the w ounded from Janus* Islam), and oh, what
a sight it was! Four hundred brave men
strew n about, tilling deck, cabin, hold, and ev
ery part of the ship, some miuus an arm, otli
eis a leg, ami others with fearful ghastly
wottmls of every description. Though every
thing possible was dour for their comfort, atid
every menu* tried for ventilation, the sinell was
horrid, ami nothing hut a personal Interest ami
a h«>|s' to relieve some poor fellow's distress
could keep you a moment on board the vessel.
Four men lying next to each other had each
lost an arm—two the right, and two the left
They were earnestly reciting their several ex
perience* on the field, ami only regretting they
could not catch some of tire traitors.
Capt. Hitchcock, of the 7th Connecticut, is
one of the victims. Hi* leg was shattered at
lire hip, aud w hen told that it was useless to
amputate it, that lie could not survive the op
eration, he answered, "1 have a wife and five
children; 1 cannot die and leave them desti
tute. My constitution is strong, aud you must
try it.” lie never rallied from the operation.
The 8til Michigan ap|>ear to have been the
greatest losers. This Is the third fight w here
they have sufiered severely—once at Fort Roy
al terry, again at Wilmington Island, and now
on James Island. They sufiered much from
sickness when they first arrived here, and from
one thousand men they are now reduced to
less than four hundred.
From what I ran learn, the officers, other
than Gen Uenliarn, who was in command, had
no thought of the movement until Sunday
night, when they were called to a council of
war. The other generals all protested against
it as hazardous In the extreme, lnvolviug a
needless risk of life, and almost sure to end in
disaster. I am also informed that lien. Hun
ter had given ]>ositive orders, loth verbal and
w ritten, that no advance should be made ex
cept by his order; yet in the face of all this the
attempt to storm the works was ordered. I
hear that on the secoud attack thy batteries
had ceased tiring for some minutes, that Gen.
Williams had flanked them on their right, and
that in a few minutes more the works would
have been In our possession, when a retreat
was ordered, during which we were worse
slaughtered than at any time before.
The future is of course in the dark, but all
confidence is felt in the discretion of Gen.
Hunter. The key of Charleston is in our
hands, and it can be successfully used with
such officers as Gens. Wright, Stevens and
Williams. We can afford to wait our time.
Even if our forces are now withdrawn for san
itary reasons, what we have gained can be held
by a gunboat or two, and when the time comes
the slaughter of June lti will be remembered.'’
Alter the battle of James Island, General
Stevens issued a general order to his Division,
concluding as follows:
“Our best and truest men now sleep the sleep
that knows no waking. Their dead bodies lay
on the enemy's parapet. Church. Pratt, Cot
trell, Guild, Morrow, Horton, Hitchcock, many
other gallant and noble men we shall see no
mot e.
Honor, therefore, all honor to you, men of
the Second Division. You have shown what
you will do when you shall have the proper
opportunity. You did not seize the fort, be
cause it was simply impossible, and known now
to lx* impossible bvttae reconnoissance referred
to in the orders of thanks of the Commanding
General.”
letter from Col. Plalsted, of the Eleventh
Maine.
We have been permitted to make the follow
ing extracts from a letter from Col. Plalsted to
Gov. Washburn. Our readers will Bud it in
teresting.
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Headquartersl
Hon. L Washburn, Jr.: ,
My Dear Sir:—We like Dr. Blunt much.
He appears to be a whole man and a good
physician. It is a pleasure to have such a man
with us. My sick list is diminishing and our
numbers increasing. The sick are returning
from the Hospital. I have two hundred and
fifty "absent and sick” who ought to be back
here very soon. In all, I have 327 absent anil
sick privates, and eight commissioned officers
While we were on the march every day, ali
who were taken down so they could not keep
up with the regiment. 1 had sent off to hospi
tals. They could not follow the regiment, and
to leave them behind would have Iwen death
to them, probably. Most of that large num
ber. I doubt not, had we tx?on ia camp, would
have recovered by this time. Every day now,
they are coining iu, having been discharged
from the hospitals. A large num!x*r have been
rent home to Maine. Now that passes can be
given them to'return I lio|x> soon to see them
coming in large squads. * * * •
If I had a thousand men—Maine men—such
men as I now have, God helping us, we would
make a name for our goixl old State. My lit
tle battallion stood the Are of the enemy for
hours, until more than half their number had
fallen, and would have stood longer had I said
so. It Is a wonder to mi1—their perfect cool
ness after the tlrst “scare” was off. They put
themselves into my hands and otx yed my or
hottest fire, while their comrades were drop
ping all around them—as they did on parade.
Indeed many did better, for they gave better
attention. Such men ran't be beaten. Even
the wounded would not retire so long as they
could fight One boy—his name I think was
Prescott, from Exeter, held up his bloody
hand—blood was all over him and his gun, his
face was all presperation and blood—and look
ing up Ifltn my face, said: “Colonel, do you
think I had better leave.” His middle finger
had been cut away close to his hand and he
had kept up his tin' until forced, not by |>ain,
but by the inconvenience of the thing, to de
sist. I sent him to the rear. There was no
difference, all—young and old, officers and
privates,ready to make the fight to the death.
Yes, it is a iconrter to me—their good conduct.
The 11th l<oysare buried nearer Richmond than
any soldiers of the Union army. That is tme
of Lieut West’s grave, and he fell several rods
in rear of where some others fell. Willis
Haddocks, corporal in color guard, fell at
the very front atud his grave marks the extreme
point where the Union men fought. * • •
I am, very truly,
l'our ob’t servant,
H. M. Plaisted.
(Correspondence of the Portland Tress ]
Letter from the Maine Seventh.
Head Qtarters 7th Me. Vols., 1
Camp Lincoln, June 21, 18(12. )
The situation of our camp at this time is
across the Chickahomlny, one mile from the
railroad station. Smith's division holds an ad
vanced jKisition (1 miles from Richmond. Da
vidson’s brigade is in front, as usual, and al
though there are many labors to perform, the
men seem contented and happy, lodged 1
think they would he dissatisfied if ctmipclled
to go to the war to lie held in reataPT, they
having had the advance since leaving Portress
Monroe.
We have lately had an accession to our bri
gade—the New York 2d, whieli have had a
good opportunity to improve in drill and disci
pline, having seen no active service since the
battle of Big Betliel.
June 22.—Quite an engagement took place
yesterday on that part of our lines where
Sedgwick’s division is stationed. The rebels
advuuced in force at about half-past five in the
afternoon, and attempted to break through our
lines. Sedgwick permitted them to advance
until they came in good range of several lot
teries that lie had concealed in the wood.when
he opened upon them with grape and canister,
which caused them to skedaddle toward Rich
mond in a hurry. Nearly one hundred were
captured, and as many killed and wounded.—
Our loss was very light.
This is the second time since the battle of
Fair Oaks that they have tried to take our men
by surprise, and have lieen handsomely re
pulsed each time with severe loss. They en
deavored hist night to rescue their wounded,
hut they received no quarters. The sound of
musketry could he heard at intervals all night,
hut, with the exception of those particularly
engaged, our men slept undisturbed. Our ar
my seems to have implicit confidence in its
commander, and feel safe at all times to await
his orders. The frequent murmurs of last win
ter of “too slow,” are now hushed, and the
praise of lien. McClellan Is ou every tongue.
1 have written of matters in general; with
reference to our regiiiieut in partieular but
few changes have takeu place of late. The
general health of the regiment at this time is
good. But three officers are now absent sick,
vlx: I'apt. Oilman and Lieut. Hall, Co. G., aud
Lieut. Fogg, Co. K.
Lieut. George McGinley, who was recently
promoted from 1st Sergeant of Co. G., now has
command of the company. Col. Mason has
recently written a letter highly complimenting
Lieut. McGinley for the soldierly qualities lie
displayed since having charge of the company.
He also spoke in high terms of the soldierly
bearing of the whole company. More anon.
Aboostook.
33f“The Republicans of York County hold
their couuty convention on the approaching
4th of July.
ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.
ry On the first page will be found two or
iginal communications. Tlie letter from Skow
hegan will be found exceedingly interesting.
Epsilon w ields a facile jam. On the last page
a good story of the sea, and an important ar
ticle on the revival of Southern trade.
£y“The Lewiston Journal says that the
grocery store of Mr. J. Tebbets.on Lisbon St.,
in that town, was destroyed by fire Thursday
evening last.
tj”A stable connected with a hotel in Or
ono, w as destroyed by fire on Wednesday of
last week.
Fire in Eli-rwoth.—We learn from the
American that on Tuesday morning of last
week, the ell, woodshed and stable attached to
the house of Charles L. DeLaite, of that town,
were destroyed by Are. The main house was
saved with difficulty. Several other buildings
were more or less injured.
The Brunswick Fire.—The Bath Times
gives the following list of losses by the fire in
Brunswick on Friday last: Mr. McKeen's loss
is estimated at *1200—insured for *800; Mr.
Libby's at *2000—insured for *1000; Mr. Bow
ker’s at *000—insured tor *800; Mr. Thomp
son’^ *500—insured for *1000; Mrs. Graves’
at *Jw0—insured for *2X.
Shooting Affrays—Last week, at Iron
Bound Island, off Gouldaboro’, an affray took
place lietween Warren Young and his sons on
the one side, and Galen H. Smith on the other
side, in which the elder Y'oung was shot by
Smith. The quarrel arose about some fish nets
on the shore of tlie island. Young was shot
in the shoulder and in the thigh, and badly
wounded. Two shots were made by Smith.
It is uncertain whether Y'oung will recover.
Smith has given himseMffii, and is now in the
custody of the jailor. fBllswortli American.
• EF“Tbe Anatomicatjpabinet at Brunswick,
for the establishment of which Dr. Seavey of
Bangor has donated $1000, is to be called
“Seavey's Anatomical Museum,” in compli
ment to the donor.
EyDiptheria, it i»«atd, is yet prevailing to
an alarming extent in Franklin County.—
Among the recent deaths in Farmington, is
Lieut. E. G. Craig, aged $4 years.
^y*Thc camp of tlie |6Ui Maine Regiment
at Augusta, is to be ealind Camp Jameson, in
honor of Gen. Charles D. Jameson of this
State.
8y~The Lewiston ,H*ruld learns that tlie
Androscoggin & Kennehtc Railroad Company
intend to erect • new pamenger and merchan
dise depot at Auburn, airing the present sea
son; and also a new turn table and Engine
house at Danville J uuctktn.
Ey-The Rockland Gosrfte says that several
stores in Belfast have beak recently entered by
means of false keys, anf the tills robbed of
their contents, but nothing else molested.
Ejyrho Rockland CHfy Council has appro
priated *500 for the ronRruetlon of reservoirs
of water for convenience in case of fire.
triVe turn- on hand that will appear to
ntfmtom, No. 2 of the Utters from the Wild
queoee of the late hour which they were re
ceived.
n^'V'dl our “gallant^nung friend,” of the
Maine Seventh, who co^rilmted so many ex
cellent letters to the Hath Tinien while it was
under our control, alWw his light to shine
through the columns of the Press? Ilis arti
cles will be ever welcome.
Post Office Rodders Sentenced.—The
iclegroph has reported the sentence at Hangor,
on Friday last, by Judge Ware, of the persons
convicted of robbing the post office at Read
Held and North Berwick, the latter in April
and the former in May last. These fancy gen
tlemen, who thought to evade the divine order
of things by acquiring money without earning
or deserving it, have been brought up with a
short turn, and will render tlie State good ser
vice at Thomaston. Sfieaking of these cases,
the Bangor Whig says, “they have been fol
lowed up with energy by Mr. N. G. Ordway,
the Special Agent for the New England States,
aided by the postmasters whose offices have
been robbed The U. S. District Attorney, G.
F. Talliot, Esq., and the Court have evinced in
the trial aud seutence of these parties a deter
mination to put a stop to depredations upon
the mails.”
It is to be regretted that any jealousies
should exist among our Commanders in the
field. Gen. Fremont, feeling that he has been
unfairly treated, it seems, has asked relieffrom
his command, and the president has promptly
granted it. It seems to us that the consolida
tion of the Divisions of Gens. Fremont, Banks
and McDowell, was promoted by wisdom, and
we can see no more reason for Gen. Fremont
than for either of the others named to com
plain. We do not learn that Gen. Banks feels
humiliated.
Recruits rejected.—A squad of recruits
from Aroostook, arrived in Augusta last Thurs
day, but several were rejected by the examin
ing surgeon—some for the slightest physical
imperfections. One man was rejected because
o I.'mon k.J ....a ..at_
lie is as sound and able-bodied as any man iu
the army. We think the examination of re
cruits ought toYx* strict, but there ia such a
tiling as beiug too rigid.
The Commerce of New Orlenns.
(From the New Orleans Bee, June 14 J
Tile |w>rt of New Orleans has been legally
open since the 1st of June; the arrival of the
Collector of the jKirt w ill tend to regulate the
movements of vessels, and he will remove all
traces of the blockade but the restrictions rel
ative to articles contraband of w ar. as stated
ill Mr. Chase's circular, which we published
yesterday. We are informed that a multitude
of ships, actually loading in the northern ports,
will soon appear at New Orleans, anil cover
our levees with a great quantity of manufac
tured articles. •
We believe that these reports are greatly ev
aggerated. Postal communication between
New Orleans and New York is frequent enough
for speculators in this city to get accurate in
formation of tile state of financial and com
mercial a It airs in New York. As regards pro
visions and a few very necessary articles, there
l» very little that can tind buyers it. a state to
pay in cash, w hile business oil credit w ill not
l la* re-established until long after the war is
i ended. Iu fact, the means of business are lim
> ited to the rily itself and a few adjoining towns
—tin* |s‘opie are heavily cmlMUTasscd. their
| agents are deeply involved, and the banks esn
, not pay specie.
Tile summer season is already far advanced,
and it is hardly prolmhle that there will lie
much business in products of the seaaou: on
the other hand, it is too early to send any w in
ter products. Commerce, then, will be limited
during the summer to articles of daily eon
sumption, and the people will lind themselves
restricted by tile state of affairs immediately
succeeding the present embarrassment.
These considerations, which ought to lie
known by the commercial men of the North,
w ill stop any great exportation of merchan
dise. It will Is* difficult to freight ships forthe
voyage out alone if they are not assured of
freight on return; and we cannot see how there
can Im* freight for the multitude of shi^s whose
i arrival we announce iu advance. Northern
captains will not care to arrive here at a time
at which they would tie exposed to the yellow
i fever, without the certainty of beiug able to
\ secure freight lor the return trip. Fifty shi|is
i arriving (lorn now to the end of July, with
| provisions, ice, Ixsits and shoes, could obtain
: partial cargoes of sugar, molaasas, tobacco, or
I slaves; hut it a greater number of them should
come, they would run the risk of returning
| iu ballast.
The President's Speech.—It is known
that President Lincoln’s brief visit to and con
sultation with (icn. Scott, set curiosity on tip
toe to dnd out his object, and to learn what
great events might hinge on that quiet and un
ostentatious journey. At Jersey f’ity, on his
return, the crowd was vociferous to hear from
Mr. hincoln, and would not be satisfied or put
off with a mere nod of the head, so the distin
guished traveller gratified them with the fol
lowing, winch is both capital and characteris
tic:
"When birds and animals arc looked at
through a fog they are seen to disadvantage,
and their size is greatly increased; but when
the fog clears away the effect is diminished,
and they appear in their natural proportions.
And so it might be wttb you if I were to at
tempt to tell you why I wont to see Gen. Scott.
1 can only say that my visit to West Point did
not have the importance w hich lias been at
tached to it; hut it concerned matters that you
understand quite us well as if I were to tell
you all about them. Now I can only remark
that it had nothing whatever to do with mak
ing or unmaking of any general in the coun
try. (Laughter and applause.) The Secreta
ry of \\ ar, you know, holds a pretty tight
reign on the press, so that they shall not tell
more than they ought to; and fain afraid if I
blab too much he might draw a tight rein on
me.” (Laughter and applause.)
Semi-Annual Dividends.
rayabto July L Capital. Divd Am *
Itiwtiin A Maim- Railroad, *4,loo,700 3 *124 671
Hates Manufacturing Co. IKIO.lXJO 6 48 000
Hm “ “ 400,000 6 aolooo
Interest #n Bands.
Bath City 6’s, interest about. 3 0 nm
Portland City, about. g Js’floo
Maine .Slato 6’a, 1871, capital *300,000 3 »'oo0
L mted State* Loan, about. 500 000
BROKERS’ BOARD. BOSTON. Jane 88.
10 ICasteru Railroad. 01
2 Boston & Maim* Railroad.108
827.050 United State* Coupon .sixes (1881).106}
89500 Uulted State* 7 3-10 Treasury Note*.1054
82.150.do .. lOf.l
820.060.do.106 11-16
810,645 United State* Demand Notes.ldfiA
885.810 ..do.iQ5
913.546 United State* Coupon* (July). ...1004
817,750 .do.]09
81.600 American (ioid. uini
83.290.do. |(2!
822.130.do.;;;;; w
•W*®.do.b 10 .1064
Portlnnd P—t Oilier Mail Arraagrarat*.
WESTERN—Arrives at 12.40 and 8 PM. Close* at
i.45 AM and 2 PM.
EASTERN—Arrive* at 1.45 PM. Close* at 12 M.
STEAMBOAT MAIL—Arrive* from Eastport Me, St
John NB and the British Province*, Tuesday and
Friday morning*. Clone Moudavs and Thursday*
at 4 PM.
EUROPE* via Quebec—(‘Jose* everv Friday at 12 M.
CANADA—Arrives at 1.45 PM. dose* at 12 M.
COUNTRY MAILS—Arrives about 6 PM. Close* at
FOREIGN IMPORTS*
ANNAPOLIS. Sch Albion—45 ton* plaster, 17
cord* wood A I) Whiddeu.
FREDERICKTON KB. Sch Julia—40 M ft timber
A J Miller.
FOREIGN EXPORTS.
Ship Kate Dyer, for Buenos Avres—0000 gallons
kerosene oil. 4261 do alcohol, 748.927 feet lumber, 27,
100 pickets, 213 M shingles, 2 carriages.
_MARRIED.
Id this city 22d inst, bv James Caridr. Esq. Mr
Francisco Ramniars to Mrs Marte Johnson Adams,
both of this citv.
In Bristol 36th inst, by Rev J U Parsons, William
« w oodbtiry, Esq, of Portland, to Miss Lizzie T
kord, daughter of lienj Ford, Esq. of Bristol.
In Orono 26th iust, Mr John Coulter, of Bradley, to
Miss llannah K Jackson, of Milford.
In Aubtiru 36th inst, Mr t.eorge S Woodman. Esq
of Minot, to Miss Nellie M Tufts, of A.
lu Cautou 24th inst, William T H or robin Jr, E*q.,
of Biddeford, to Emma F, daughter of F W Deane,of
Canton.
___ DIED.
In Augusta 24th inst. Henry I) Iiuck, formerly of
New Hampshire, aged 72 years.
In Bangor 27th inst. Mary Jane Martin, aged 19
years and 10 inos.
In Alton 24tli inst, Mr* Susan, wife of A S Manuel).
Esq, aged 44 years 5 mos 24 day*.
In Sabattisville 21st inst, Mr* Angie J, wilb of Dr
Milan Grave*, aged 25 years 7 mos.
SAILING OP OCEAN STEAMSHIPS.
Mail* are forwarded by every steamer in the regu
lar lines. The steamers for or from Liverpool call at
Queenstown, except the Canadian line, which call at
Londonderry.
TO ARRIVB.
Ctty of Baltimore. Liverpool.New Y’ork. Jane IS
Teutonia.Southampton.New Y’ork. June IS
Anglo Saxon.Liverpool.Quebec.June 19
Scotia.Liverpool.New York. Juue2i
Edinburg.Liverpool.New Y'ork. June 25
New York. Southampton . New Y'ork June 25
llilieruian.Uverpooi.Quebec.June 26
Europa..Uverpooi.Boston.June 28
Great Eastern.Liverpool.New Y'ork July 1
Borussia. Southampton.New Y'otk July 2
City of New York. Uverpooi.New York July 2
Tersia.Liverpool.New York July ft
liausa.Southampton.New Y'ork..July 9
TO DEPART.
China.New York.. Uverpooi ... .Jnly 2
Jura.Quebec.Liverpool.July ft
Bremen. New York.. Bremen.July 5
Etna.New Y'ork ..Liverpool.July ft
Arabia.Boston.Uverpooi.July 9
Anglo Saxon.Quebec.Liverpool.July 12
Teutonia.New Y ork. Liverpool.Jnly 12
City of Baltimore New Y ork Liverpool.July 12
Scotia..New York. .Uverpooi.July 12
Hibernian.Quebec.Liverpool_July 16
Edinburg.New Y’ork. . Liverpool.July 19
New York.New Y ork. Bremen .July 19
Europa.Boston... . .Uverpooi.Jnly 23
Great Eastern.New York Liverpool.July 26
MINIATURE ALMANAC—Mondav, June 30.
Sun rises, morn.4 20 I Length of days.lft 25
San set*, eve.7 46 | High water, eve .. 12 30
MARI NE~NEm
PORT OF POBTLAVq
Saturday, Jaae 88.
ARRIVED.
Sch* Hannie Westbrook, Littlefield; Rosa, Sawyer;
Fannie Mitchell, Hamilton, and Olive Elizabeth,
Boston.
Sch Foam Kemp. Harpswell.
Sloop Splendid. Hill, Bath.
Steamer Lewistou. Knight, Boston.
CLEARED.
Ship Kate Dyer, Dyer, Buenos Avres, A A 8 E
opriiig.
Brig Col W Coggins, Coggins, Matanzas, Isaac
Emery.
Brig Martha Washington, Leland, Fortress Mon*
roe, J C Macv.
Brig ( has Edward, Shutc, Baltimore, M B Nicker*
son.
Brig Waredalc, Croning. Eastport, J S Winslow *
Co.
Sch Lark, (Br) Macomber, Wind«or NS. master.
Sch Ceresco, Smith, St George NB, N J Miller.
Sch Ocean, l’earce, Baltimore. b Gwvnn.
Sch Oivuna, Johnson, Calais, master.
SAILED—Brig Col W Coggins; sch Maryland;
and others. Wind SW 3
ARRIVED.
Saaday, Jaae 89.
Sch Albion, (Br) MrFadden, Annapolis NS. plaster
to A D Whidden.
Sch Francisco, Kilby, Philadelphia.
Sch E A DeHart, C ummings. New York.
Sch Kush, Currier, Boston for Surry
Sch Georgianna. Turner, Newburyport.
Sch Augelia, Rich. Bangor.
BELOW—In the Uoads, a fleet of coasters.
Tie Government prize sch II Middleton was told at
auctiou in New York for £3&nu.
disasters.
Brigs Amanda Jane, from Philadelphia for Carde
nas. and Princeton, for Boston, were oflr Bofnbav
Hook on Wednesday. both badlv damaged from col*
lisiou during Tuesday night, and would return to
Newcastle for repair*
j Miaaiao Vessel—Ship Simoda. Searlcu, sailed ftn
J New \ork Nov 27 for Liverpool, and has not since
I b«eu heard from The S was an Al) vwm*.| of 944
I tous, built at Keuuebuuk in 1854, and ow ned in Bos*
ton.
FISHERMEN.
Ar at Kenncbunkporf »>th inst, sch Charlotte Ann,
Grant. Bank Ouereau, 40.000 tt»h. Spoke 11th, schs
Snow Souall, Hutchins. 400 «jtl» Asli; 16th. St Law*
j rence. 1‘iukliam. 27,000 Ash
Spoken—June 15, ou La Have Bank, sch Globe, of
i Buck sport, all well.
FOREIGN FORTS.
At Accra. W ( oast Africa, 12th alt. barks Kedar,
| Buyer, and Witch. Huitinau. unc.
Sailed from Sierra Leone 7th ult. brigs Samuel
Churchman, Gandy. Goree; 12«h. Potomac, t.iilan,
Bissau; 13th. Ann Elizabeth, 1’wwcr*. Mellicourie
At Genoa 10th inst. ship Ur ion. Libbey. fni Maul*
maiu—tiad discharged about one half of her cargo of
lumber, and would sail about Julv 5th for Trapani to
load -alt for Boston.
At Sagua 16th inst, barks Henry Darling. Beals.for
Portland; Hauuah Crooker, Sheriff, from Havana tor
New York; brig Sauiuei G Adams, Carver, fordo.
Sailed 16th, bark Scio, Ilium . New York.
Ar at St John NB 23d inst, brigs Exemplar,Newell;
Sea Bird, Hamilton, and Margaret Aun, Whelplcv,
New York; sch Boston, Smith, do; 24th. bark Victo
riue, Jones, Philadelphia; sch Eiuilv. Mniilau, New
York; 25th, sch Annie M. Larsen, Providence.
SPOKEN.
May 16. lat 86 26. Ion 2 50. bark Edisto, Flinn, 8 dys
from Marseille* for New Yoik.
May 17, lat 36 18, lou33u, ship Charlemagne,Brown,
from Trapani for Boston
Mav 25, lat 38 08Jon 18 60. ship Ella E Clark, Bur*
ton, 14 days from Valencia Ibr Boston.
—■
Juiip 5. lat 41 20, Ion 49 30, bark E H Yarrlnaton,
from Ho-ton lor Antwerp.
Jure 16, no lat. »c. »ch A.l.lla Ki lley.lo day, from
New lnrk for Sombrero.
June 18, lat It 48. Ion 80, ship Trimountain, Field,
from Bangor tor Cardiff.
June 25, 40 mile* S of Moutauk, brig Empire, from
Cuba lor burton. r
DOMESTIC PORTS.
8AN FRANCISCO. Ar June 16, Mary L Sutton,
Spicer, New ^ork Feb 18.
Sailed 15th. shins Rambler, ('triton. Bouton- 18th
Astcrion, llurd, New York ; John L Diuimock’ liar
ward. Callao.
NEW ORLEANS. At the S W raw 18th inst, ship
Merchant, Sprague, from Boston.
BALTIMORE. Cld 26th. hark Amelia Gehring
Haynie, llong Kong; brig Francis, Jane. Martin,
St Johns I K.
PHILADELPHIA. Ar 25th, brig W J Treat.Park.
Saturn; Marv E Thompson. Havener, Matiuzas; 26th,
schs Summit, Swett, Wellfleet; L Rich, Lunt, Port
Koval SC.
Also ar 26th, schs Sallie B, Bateman, Cardenas; H
R Coggeshail, Swain, do; J C Hamden, Shaw, and
Co umbia, Naason. Bangor; Utica, Thorndike, Port
land.
Cld 6th. bark Letand, Nickerson,Ship Island; brig
Ashler, ''best rap, Portland.
NEW /< >RK Ar 36th. ships Lvdia, Nickels, Leg
horn April 10, Gibraltar May 1; bark Leon, Parritt,
Sagua 10th inst; brig J Means, Sedgwick.
Also ar 27th, rhips Viking, Smith, London, 7th nit;
Antarctic. Stoufler, Liverpool 29; bark Scio, Hume.
Sagua; schs Sylvi, Reynolds, Addison; Charlotte,
Arer, Rockland; Boxer, Rankin, Saeo.
( Id 28tb, ship Victory'. Ainsworth, Liverpool.
Also cld 27th. ships Manchester, Trask, and Liber
ty, l'attci son, Liverpool; barks Magadela, Joy. As
pinwall; Volunteer, Gorham, VeraCruz; Princeton.
Seeley, Demantra; schs Abbie Bradford, Galacar,
Jeretuie; Wm McCobb, Gmy, Bangor; B Franklin,
Mills. Rockland.
STONINGTON. Ar 36th. sch brig B Younk.Cook.
Ca’ais.
N EW LOND<)N. A r 27th, sch E H Weston. Chap
man, New Orleans, with a cargo of molasses and
sngar.
Si YSTIC. Ar 26th, sch Telegraph, Williams, Phil
adelphia.
Passed eastward, a large sch, name unknown, with
mainmast gone.
PROVIDENCE. Ar 27th, schs Forest, Conerr,
Rockland; Ida May, Arey, Pawtucket for Bangor.'
bailed 27th, schs Yankee, Lowell, Bangor; Eliza
Hand, Tarr, Gardiner.
NEWPORT. Ar 26th, brig Harp. Smith, Provi
dence for Bangor; schs Pierce*, Tapley, Somerset for
Bangor; Native. DeHart. Rondout for Fall River.
F'ALL RIVER. Ar 27th, sch Avon, Park, Bangor.
SOMERSET. Sailed 20th, sch Pierce, Tapley,Ban
gor.
BOSTON. Ar 27th, schs (Hsian E Dodge. Lewis,
Bridgewater NS; Convoy, Cook, Calais; Penninah A
Josephine, lliggins, Eden.
Also ar 28th, ships Cromwell, Svmmes, Calcutta
Feb 19; Robert Cushman, Otis, Liverpool 6th ult;
Rainbow, Goodwin, do 6th ult; schs Grapesliot. Gas
tin. Grand Meuan; St Lawrence, Quimbv, Mac bias:
Friends, Pinkham. Mil'bridge.
Telegraphed, ship NatM Thompson, from Cadiz.
Cld 27th. schs William 8 Baker, Hamilton, Genoa;
Julia A Marv, Chase, Bangor.
Also cld 28th, ship Harrisburg, W is well, Loudon;
bark Revolution, Loud, New Orleans; brig Samuel
Cook, Dyer, Port au Prince; schs Mary Anna.Gibbs,
Washington DC; Charm, Crowell.Baltimore; Exeter,
Snow. Bath.
SALF^M. Ar 25th, sch Rough A Ready, Achorn,
Bangor.
Also ar 27th, sch Beauchamp. Daily, Rockland.
NEWBURYPORT. Sailed 27th, seb Melrose,Kent.
Bangor.
GLOUCESTER. Ar 26th, schs Effort, Fritta, Ma
chias for Boston; Znlma, Cutler for NYork; Round
Brook, Emery, Bangor for do; Exchange, Kellev, do
for Harwich; Equal, Hallock, Rockland for NYork;
Victor, Caudage. Bangor for Boston; Francis, Co
hoon, do for Providence; Ralph Hewitt, Rhoade*.
Rockland for New York; Shawmut, McDermot, Ban
for for Boston; Wilmington, Lunt, Calais fordo;
ivilean Treat, llopkins.F'rankfort for do; Valparaiso.
Higgins. Mt Desert fordo; Utter Rock. Lane,!Bangor
for do; 26th, luspector, Evans, Mill bridge for do.
BANGOR. Ar 26th, sch William l*fckcring,Perry,
Boston.
Also ar 26th, sell Ada Frances, Coombs, Brooks
ville; 27th, Saxon, Suow, Boston; Shenandoah,Nash,
Rook land.
Cld 26tli, schs Sarah Helen, Sherman, Baltimore;
Convert, Wyman, Greenport; A Hamlin, Lansil, and
Sarah Hall, Pierce, Boston; Susan Frances. Currier,
Gloucester; Bradore, Lawrence.Neponset; Napoleon,
F'ord, Chelsea; Danube, Kendall,-.
Also cld 27th, schs Horace, Smith, St Croix; Jas
Henry. Wood, Hartford; Planet, Harding, Middle
town; Maj Deering, Lewis, Cambridge; Boxer, Sut
ton, Ipswich; Margaret, Pendleton,and A 8 Wiswell,
Clement. Boston.
NEW ADVEItTISEMENTS.
BREED & TI'KEY,
— IXPORTKRa OF —
Lutings, Serges, Elutic Gnssettings,
AND FINDINGS.
MANUFACTURERS of BOOTS A SHOES,
ALSO. KID AND GOAT STOCK,
80 Union, four doom from Kiddle Street,
c. H. breed. POBTLAND, MR. a. o.tckxt.
____jt’3>—3m<lA w
SC .A. so* s o n,
SION AND ORNAMENTAL
PAINTER,
No. 31 Exchange Street, Portland, Me.
ST* Orders solicited. Je3U—3m
«-K\VEHT©.\ES.
(J.OOD Bargains will be given to those who wish
X to purchase Gravestone* or Mouument* of any
description. Thoeo who will ffcvor me with a call
shall be *ati*fied that they are baying a good article
at the lowest price.
Shop on Forest Avenue, near Evergreen Cemetery,
Steven*’ Plain*.
j€30-3m J. M. COOK.
Dr. John. O. Mott,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
86CorRTST., Cor wr of Howard, Borrow, is
consulted daily from 10 until 2. and from 6 to 8 in the
evening, on all disease* of the Urinary and (ieuital
organ*. Scrofulous Affection*. Humor* of all kind*.
Sore*, Ulcer* and Eruptions, female Complaints, kc.
An experience of over twenty years* extensive prac
tice euables Dr. M to cure all' of the most difficult
case*. Medicine* eutirely vegetable. Advice Free.
June 23. 1S»I2. *n3aw8m
Wanted at a Premium!
* American Gold,
Sovereigns,
Demand Votes,
Government July Coupons.
WM M. WOOD.
July 27. dlw
FLORAL EXHIBITION!
THE SI MMER EXHIBITION of the Horticultu
ral Society will be held at
l^eohanics’ Hall,
-oi
TUESDAY, * - JULY 1st, 1TO2.
Commencing at 3 o’clock, P. M.
T«f Fellewlai Prenlasc are • Mr red S
For best six varieties ( berries... 9900
For best three varieties Cherries. 800
For best single variety Cherries. 1 on
For best six varieties {strawberries, ... 4 00
For best four varieties Strawberries. 8 00
For best single variety Strawberrira.. 3 00
For best twelve stalks of Rhubarb. 1 00
For best single spcciroeu Plant in Flower,. 1 00
For best New specimen worthy of note, .. 1 00
For beat display of Cat Flower*. 5 On
For 2d best display of Cat Flower*.. 8 0»»
For best display of Hums. 6 00
For best twelve named varietie* Rose#.. 300
For best six nam-id v arietie* Rose*. . 3 0O
For best collection Verbena*. 3 00
For 2d beat coOnUm Verbenas. 1 01*
For best six named varieties Fuschias. . 3 00
For best three named varieties Fuse bias.. 300
For best "ill*!*-var»« tv Fuschias. 1 '»*
For best Parlor lUniuct, . 4 00
For 3d b**t Parlor Boquet,. 3 00
For best Hand Roquet.. . 3 rtO
For 2d best Hand Ilnquet. 1 00
For best Basket or Btiunet Wild Flower*. 3 00
For 2d tout Basket or Roquet Wild Flowers,. 1 00
For best Floral iiesigu... 3 00
For 3d best Floral Uesign... 1 00
For best display of l“ausk*s, not less than six
varieties,. 8 00
For best display t arnation links. 1 00
For best display Pickota links. 1 00
Amateur Hardener* are respeetAdly requested to
coutnbute specimens to the Exhibition.
The Secretary will be in attendance at the Hall on
Tuesday forenoon from 8 o'clock till 13. to make eu
tries. Per order Executive Committee.
8. H. BECK Err, .Secretary.
June 27. 1803. td
FOURTH OF JULY, 1809.
FIREWORKS,
Rockets,
Roman Candles,
Benitolas,
Pin-Wheels,
Serpents, Ac„ Ac.
—— ALSO —
FIRECRACKERS, TORPEDOES,
- And rvurythln,; o]»u in thU Hue.
.A-t the Lowest Erices,
- AMD
AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL,
MECHANICS’ HALL, - - CONGRESS ST.,
Corner of Cmoo Street,
SMITH A BOYD.
dJw
AMUSEMENTS.
CITY OF PORTLAND.
JTJLY 4th, 1862.
The Committee of Arrangement* for the Ce!
rbration of the Focr th or Jr ly here appointed the
following gentlemen, u Jndgee of the Regatta ,
who will hare charge of all arrangement*, and will
award the prize.:
HF.NRY FOX, Eeq„
• apt. KBKN D. CHOATE,
•apt BENJAMIN J. WILLARD,
Jamem BAILEY. Ewi
gffi-HEN BERRYT^Saq.,
'• FCRBISIL Aaq ,
JAME> E. CARTER, Eaq.
The following bare been adopted ae
Utiles and Herniations.
AH Boat, to be pulled in the race. mn.t he entered
jHlrrttdrdr^JiTh»0’C,'K'k’ T"rVr,Ar Afternoon,
July third, with the name., number of on™, and eol.
or. of each: aim the nnmber of the raee in which
they will pull. A book for that purpone I. now open
at Lowell A Senter'h, No. M Exchange street
Entries by mail may be made until the nbore men
tioned time, by addressing the Secretary of the Com
mittee of Judges, Stephen Berry.
All Boata will enter free.
There will be two guns bred at each raee; the trrt
for the boata to come into line, the aecond for the
start.
Boata will not be allowed to croaa each other's
hows. Boats ao crossing will forfeit their chances for
the prize.
Two or more boats rounding the outer station at the
same moment, the outside boat mast keep of and giro
the inside boat sufficient room to roand without nit
Mng the Make. Any outside boat so crowding will
low its chance for the prize.
Each boar* crew will be required to appear in uni
form dre*a, and each boat muiit display its number
distinctly, placed iu a conspicuous position upon tbe
boat.
All boat* entering for either of the race*, mqM re
port themselves ready for the Mart at the Judges'
Mat ion, at precisely the time named for the race*.—
Hosts failing so to report, will not be allowed to pall
in either of the races.
•Suitable accommodation will be provided for hous
ing of bosts from out of the eitv, on application to
Cap?. Euxx D. Cboate, No. 4 Portland Pier.
The drawing for positious will take place at the Al
dermen’s Room, in the City Building, on Thursday
afternoon, July 3d, at five o’clock, at which time each
person or crew entered for the race will have some
authorised representative present to draw for them,
or take such places in the race as may then be drawn
for them by the Judges.
Each boat may carry a coxswain, or not, as the
crew mav elect.1
At three o’clock a gun will be fired for the wberries
and fanev boats to come into line.
The other races will take place in regular order,
with as little delay as possible.
Boats will start from the Judges’ station, near Dm
ing’s Bridge, and round tbe lower station from star
board to larboard.
Boats in returning must pan between the Judges'
station and the outer starting Make.
Prizes will be awarded immediately after lust rues.
The ruling of the Judges must be final in all cases.
An allowance often seconds per oar for the two
miles will be made in the sreond race. Tbs question
of allowance in the last race is to be determined by
the Committee, and will be announced.
June 30, 18*2. d
DEEMING HALL.
Four Nights Only!
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and lak>
arday Evenings, July Cd, 3d, 4th it 3th.
A CARD.—The management respect foil v beg leave
to announce that they have leased tbs above
Hall in order to secure the aid of scenery wherebv
they will be enabled to give entertainments different
from the same o/<{ style, that cannot be avoided by
Troupes that appear in halls without soenerv and
wardrobe. Tbe entertainment offered will be entire
ly new; original'with this Troupe and performed by
no others, as the different piece# are secured by pat
ent.
Seventh Annii?l Tour
Of the world-renowned and only
MORRIS BROTHERS’
Pell & Trowbridge Minstrels,
From their Opera Honse. Boston, where they have
performed fur the past six years, ten months in the
year. They will hero the honor of appearing as
above.
In their matchless entertainments they will intro*
dnoe
THE FAMOUS RAW RECRUITS,
Performed by them 123 nights In succession in Bee
ton Also
THE CONTRABAND JUBILEE,
In which they will wear the 18 suits of clothes scat
thic Troupe from the Potomac.
Lon Morris' Kreat Contraband Acts.
Billy Morris’ Celebrated Stamp Speech and Mocking
Bird.
Johnny l’cll as the 11am Fat Man.
J. C. Trowbridge as the old Sexton.
Bowers’ Novel Duel. How to get your bills paid.
McClellan's l.raud Review, Ac., Ac.
The best singing, dancing and orchestra in Urn pro
Menton.
For fall particulars see programmes. Doan open
at 7}, to commence at 8 o'clock precisely.
Ticket* Twenty-Fir* Cents.
To he had at the Box 0»ee, from 10 A. M. till 1 P M.
Reserved Scab 60 cents.
LON MORRIS. Manager.
J. J. HILLIARD. Agent. Je3*jul6
CITY OF PORTLAND^
“GOO SAVE THE UNION.”
Celebration of the 86th Annivonary
-or oc*
NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE,
JTJLY 4th, 1862.
TIIF. Bella of all the Churches will he meat Ban
rise. Noon aud Sunset, and a National Salnle sill
be 6 red at the same time (Tom B ram hall and M enjoy.
A Procession will be formed under the direction *f
(Wo B Merrill. Esq . Minimi of the Dot, rew
•isting of n Military Fscort. the Portland Fire De
partment. and Fire Department* of other cities. Sows
of Tempenwee. Mechanics' Aeeoeialion, sod Track
men. and Other Associaiiona will escort the City l.or
ernment and Incited sweats through the prineitwl
•treets. to the Pity Flail, where the Deelaratioa of la
dependeoce will be read by Nathaa Webb, Esq . aad
an address dciirered by His Excellence.
ISRAEL. WASHBl’RN, Jp„
Governor of the State.
TeMhuh Vhraatt.
TV children of the Public and Awnday Schools will
be stationed u|n*n State Street, and will ««ng pntm>tio
ai>d national anthem*. while the Procvwiion m hah
ii 4. Th#- Tableaux and Musk will be under the di
rection of Mr. Tbnrtton.
REOATTA.
A Grand hegatta for Wherries, Barges, aad ——T
Buata, will take plaor oa Back (ova, alt o'clock
FIRST RACE.
Opea to all. In Wherries aad Fanes Boats of eeery
description, palled ky one man, with oaa pair af
sculla.
la* Prlae..313 OO
3d Prlae.. IO OO
3d Prlae,. 3 OO
SETOND RACE
Open only to the four organised Boat Claha of this
City, via: North Star, Toung Mechanic, Alpha, aad
Atlanta.
lai Prlaa..*TO OO
3d Prlaw,. 30 OO
THIRD RACE
Open to til Barges aad Race Boats of every da
script ioa.
1st Prlae,.3100 OO
3d Prlae,. 33 OO
DISTANCE FOB EACH RACE TWO MILES.
All the Oarsmen of the Provinces and States are
Invited to compete for the championship of Casco
Bay.
IXHIIITIOF or
Steam Fire Fnjrines.
There will be an exhibition of Steam Fire Engine*,
under the supervision of the t hief Engineer of the
Portland Fire Department, H. C. Barnes, Esq.
EYENIXG.
Three Bands will be stationed at different points la
the Lily, and will discourse sweet Musk.
A CORDIAL INVITATION.
Is extended to all Military, Fire and other Associa
tions and Societies in the State, to loin with us iu the
Celebration of our National Birthdav.
l*er Order Committee of Arrangements.
Portland, June 23. I*ti2 dm wed
PLEASURE PARTIEsT
IVXCI’RSIONISTS visiting the Island,, ,applied
i with M.irw at the shortest notice.
Orders solicited.
180 Fare Street arar fssl mi Eichsage.
CALDEBWOOD k BECKETT.
TortUnd, June 9. dtf

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