MATTERS ABORT TOWN.
I'nited States Circuit Court.
JUDGE WARE PRESIDING.
Tlie only business done in tills Court yes
terday was to call the docket. The grand jury
not being ready to come in, Court adjourned
to 10 o'clock Thursday morning.
M unicipal Court—Sept. 24.
Ann Courtland, for tlie larceny of a plant,
was ordered to pay a flue of $1 and costs,
which, she paid and was discharged. It would
have been much cheaper for her to have jmr
chiiscd the plant.
Rufus Frank, for drunkenness and disturb
ance, paid a flue imposed of #2 and costs.
Thomas Lowrey, a lad, complained of by
Truant Officer Cole as bciug an habitual
truant, was sentenced to the Reform School
during his minority.
Capt. Furbish And Lieut. Wade.—A
letjer from Sergeant Atwood, of Company
I, Maine 10th, stales that Capt- Furbish of
that company was killed in a very severe con
test while leading on his men. He lived one
hour and a half after being struck by a bull in
the forehead. Finding it impossible to obtain
a suitable coffin in which the remains could be
conveyed home, lie was decently interred near
tlie Held of )*ttle.
Second Lieut- Wm. Wade, of Westbrook,
wos killed by a shot in the breast. He was
buried along side of Capt. Furbish.
Military Election.—Company B, Port
land Battalion, held an election at Camp Lin
coln Tuesday evening, to supply the vacancy
made by the election of Capt. Tolman as
Major. The office of captain was tendered to
1st Lieut. Prince, who declined to occupy it.
2d Lient. E. M. Greeley was then elected cap
tain, and private Muinford 2d Lieutenant
Personal.—Lieut. CoL Calvin S. Doughty,
of the 1st Maine cavalry, arrived in tills city
in the steamer from Boston yesterday morn
ing. He Is sick, and on his way to his resi
dence in Dover, Piscataquis county. We are
pieaseu 10 learn uiai ms lieaiiu is niPiKling.
ty* We have noticed, a few days since, the
new and magnificent store on Temple Street,
leased by E. A. MarretL He lias taken pos
session, as will lie seen by advertisement, and
offers to the public a new and desirable assort
ment of goods.
|jf“A new war map of Maryland, Virginia
and part of Pennsylvania, showing the scenes
of tlie recent contest, has been published by
B. R. Russell, Boston, and is o fie red to our
citizens by John Russell at the low price of
jyThe firemen who were injured at tlie
fire on Green street, Tuesday morning, are all
improving, anti will soon be able to be about
their usual occupations.
Ixtkhs atiosaj. Link.—The steamers New
England and New Brunswick will, on and
after Thursday next, leave (his port for East
port and St. John on Mondays and Thursdays.
Robinson, No. 51 Exchange street,
Inis received the 52d part of ('handler's En
cyclopedia It is a valuable work.
Of the quota of forty-five men from the
town of Skowhegan, twenty-four are twenty
years of age aud under.
ET A letter from the 13th Maine, below
New Orleans, says Gen. Butler needs 30,000
men in his Department.
£jp” The China Agricultural Society will
hold its annual Show and Fair ou Wednesday,
rr* lion. Thomas Ewing, Jr., chief justice
of like Supreme Court of Kansas, has resigned
his place and joined the eleventh regiment of
Jjy-Among the casualties reported in tlie
unfortunate reconnoisance at Sliepcrilstow n,
are M. Veasejr and M. McLaughlin, Co. B,
Maine 2d, wounded.
The London Mechanics’ Magazine
states that there are 10,000 miles of telegraph
Hues in Great Britain; and 12,000 miles of
submarine cable laid in various parts of the
IF” The steamer Sanford, which was run
upou the rocks sometime since, is beiug repair
ed In Boston, and will resume her place upon
the Boston and Bangor route about the middle
On the 25th of the present mouth the
Confiscation Act passed by Congress goes into
effect. By the provisions of this act the slaves
oT the rebels continuing in resistance to the
Sovernment. after the expiration of the sixty
ays’ notice, will owe no further legal or com
pulsory service to their masters.
—Boy! take the tongs and throw the foul
sheet out of the window, and never let another
come into the office. Miscreants who w ill lie
like that are to be loathed and shunned like
the leprosy. It were idle to correct them—
they will tell two more such while you are re
Jry A newly initiated Son of Temperance,
bought one Saturday flight a Inrye piece of
beef. This was so unusual that one of the
children coining down stairs on Sunday morn
ing, exclaimed in the innocence of her heart,
“Father, are you going to keep a provision
store ?”—[Temp. Journal.
gy*Thc September term of the Supreme
Judicial Court for Androscoggin county
opened at Auburn on Tuesday, Judge Davis
presiding. After a charge to the grand jury,
the docket of continued actions was called.
There are 217 cases on this docket, of which
142 were marked for trial.
The greatest humbug in this day of
stern realities is the miserable cry about aboli
tion. It means nothing—is nothing but a
word to arouse and keep alive old predjudiccs
—but it operates upon shallow minds with a
magic more tvoudcrlul than the charmed words
of the most potent conjurer. [Rockland Free
£F”“Those in power have, done much to
justify this rebellion,” says* Mr Seymour.
Wlien such a sentiment is uttered by the rep
resentative of the Democratic party of the
State of New York, is it strange that the rebels
persist in looking Northward for encourage
ment and support?—[Albany Eveuing Jour
In the whole ot Gov. Seymour’s speech
there is not a cheerful w ord or an encouraging
suggestion. It is all dark, dismal and dispirit
ing. as if its mission was to render the people
desponding and hopeless'. It is like the raven’s
croakings on the battle-field, in anticipation of
its feast of human carrion.—Albany Evening
^^“Mr. N. P. Cram, son of Hon. Marshall
Crain, of Brunswick, died in that towu last
Thursday. The deceased was about twenty
three years of age, a graduate of Bowdoiu
College, Class of ’61. He enlisted in the ser
vice of his country last year, and during the
winter, while performing his duties, was taken
down with the measles, which left, him with
deseased lungs, under which he has been sink
BF-c. Leslie Beale, of the 6th Maine Regi
ment, who was taken prisoner in the seven
days’battle before Richmond last June, has
been parolled, and is now at Annapolis. He
represents the Richmond prisons as dens of
untold wretchedness. The rations of the pris
oners consisted of a small piece of fresh tieef
or a half pint of “bean swill,” jyid quarter of
a loaf of bread in the morning, and quarter of
a loaf at night, all without salt. They had no
medical attendance. Men died from one to
Portland Daily Press.
Dismissal of ( i!|ilain Preston.
A It R K S T S.
Washington, Sept. 24.
A private dispatch from the vicinity ol tlie
headquarters of tlie army of the Potomac, this
morning, represents matters there very dull.
A number of nurses who were raptured on
the Hull Run battle field anil taken to Rich
mond, have returned, having been released on
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue lias
decided that but one license is required for a
|ierson who practices medicine, surgery and
dentistry. Also that ship building is not a
munnlartiire, nor liable to taxation as such,
most or the materials being the results of pre
vious process, are assessed as manufactures.
A considerable number of tlie wounded who
have been for some days past in tlie Capitol
Hospitals, having become convalescent, left
here this P. M. for New York.
By direction of tlie President, Capt. S. M.
Preston, Assistant Adjutant General U. S.
Volunteers, is dismissed from tlie service of
the U. S., for having offered to discharge a
soldier and collect his pay for a percentage on
So much of General Order No. 125 as dis
misses Capt. John S. S. Perry of the 100th Pa.
volunteers is revoked. So much of General
Order No. 125 as directs the dismissal of Capt.
J. O. Patten, of tlie 33d <)hio volunteers, has,
by direction of tlie President been revoked.
Capt. Benj. P. Waldo. Commissary of Sub
sistence volunteer service, is hereby dismissed
for habitual absence from his post and gross
and wilful neglect of duty.
A special commission, consisting of Generals
Hunter, Cadwadalder and Augar. and several
* wiiivwct, Dim X ui. 11U1I aa JIIU"C illJHl
cate, will assemble here to-morrow lor the
consideration of such business as may lie laid
It lias already been stated that Gen. White
is here under arrest. lie lias asked an investi
gation concerning the surrender of Harper's
Cols. Dutascy, Trimble and Ford arrived
from Annapolis also under arrest in connection
with the same subject.
Col. 11. 11. l’rice, of the 2d Pennsylvania
cavalry, commanding a brigade of cavalry, and
tw o pieces of artillery, started .Saturday even
ing upon a reconnoisance from our front on
the other side of the river, as far as Ashby’s
Gap ol the li!tie Kidge, which lie found guard
ed by the (itli Virginia cavalry, under com
mand of Lieut. Col. Green. At Aldie he
found the pickets of that regiment, which lie
drove back to Ashby's Gap. sixteen miles.—
This gap is situated where Loudon, Farquier
and < lark counties corner. There he engaged
the enemy, whom he dispersed, killing four
ami wounding twelve that fell into his hands,
and others who were carried off by their re
treating comrades. He lost one man, Captain
Perkins, of the 1st Vermont cavalry, a detach
ment of w hich distinguished itself in t lie af
fair. Among the prisoners are Lieut. Colonel
Greene, the rebel commander, and two rebel
lieutenants, who, w ith the others, were duly
brought in this morning.
About two hundred rebel prisoners of war
are to leave the old cgpitnl prison here this ev
ening or to-morrow morning.
(•overnor Stanley, of North Carolina, arriv
ed here to-day.
Disbanding or Pennsylvania Vol
Gen. Lee's Orders to his Soldiers.
IlAKKISBIRG, Sept. 24.
The Governor lias issued a proclamation
discharging the volunteers under his call from
the service. He tenders them the grateful ac
knowledgment of the State.
Gov. Curtin has ordered the restrictions on
travelling to be removed. All |>er«nns, there
fore, will be permitted to leave the city w ith
out passes from the Mayor.
Information from Hagerstown reports our
army along the Potomac in good condition,
notwithstanding the terrible losses it has sus
tained in the late battles in Maryland.
Regiments are returning from Hagerstown
by every train.
A gentleman from Williamsport this fore
noon. says no tiwqis had passed into Virginia
up to Tuesday afternoon at :i o’clock. Neith
or Imii our nf tlm /litv.. * . l
any orders for a forward movement. The im
pression seemed to prevail among the soldiers
that when they did move they-w ould proceed
into Western Virginia, crossing at Williams
port. The enemy, he says, will undoubtedly
dispute the crossing here, and when General
McClellan orders a forward movement a battle
will no doubt take place at that point. This
gentleman dined at a house in Hagerstown
where Gen. Lee and stall'had made their head
quarters. Tlie lady of the house says she
heard Lee instruct bis otlicers to see that no
depredations were committed by the soldiers
while in Maryland, but when they entered
Pennsylvania they might pillage ainl destroy
everything on their route.
Quartermaster General Hale visited the dif
ferent hospitals at Hagerstown to-day and re
ports the sick and wounded properly eared for.
They have bandages and all necessary appen
dages for their comfort, but jellies and other
delicacies are much needed.
Arrival of Gen. Buell's Army at Cincinnati.
LOIISVILLE CONSIDERED SAFE.
Loosvim.e, Sept. 24.
IIP. M.—The intense excitement of the
la«t few days have given place to great rejoic
ings at tlie immediate proximity of seven di
visions of Gen. Buell's army which are coining
up from tlie direction of Salt liiver. The en
emy teem to be concentrating at Bloomfield.
About twelve thousand of them were seen
this morning beyond East Liver on thuBards
Louisville is now considered entirely safe,
though a tight may occur in our vicinity
before Gen. Buell's division arrives.
Nobody lias any fears respecting tlie result.
Gen. Nelson is confident he can hold this ]»osi
tion against any odds until the approaching
federal reinforcements shall arrive Col. W. U.
Rolle of Crittenden’s stall'. Capt. Hoblitzcll of
Alex. McCook’s staff, and Lieut, liockwell of
Buell’s stalT, have just arrived.
No portion of the rebel army is known to be
this side of Bardstowu.
Midniyht—Gen. Buell has just arrived.
Gen. Nelson has just issued an order permit
ting a general resiiiiiDtion of business usuinr
row,the issuing of passes to loyal citizens ami
the discharge of all enrolled citizens from mil
On the 17th our cavalry captured 450 rebels
On the 21st three regiments of cavalry, un
der McCook, drove Hunt) reltel cavalry out of
Mumfordsville without any federal loss. The
rebels lost a Colonel and a Lieut. Col. Our
forces had slight skirmishes all along the road
thitherward, capturing numerous small squads
Col. Edward McCook of the 2d lndiania
cavalry, commanding a brigade of 2d Indiana,
1st and 3d Kentucky was at Elizabethtown
this morning on their way up. At several
points he killed forty-seven rebels in the aggre
gate, and in conjunction with Kennett’s com
mand, took 151X1 rebel prisoners ami twenty
four wagon loads of provisions.
Guertlla Bands Broken Up.
llrtwoN, Mo., Sept. 23.
Early last week Capt..Johnson with seventy
live of the enrolled mititia from Holla County,
attacked seventy guerrillas under McDonald,
at Fricbussick, scattering them in all directions.
The rebels left on the Held one dead and three
wounded. On the 18th Capt. Johnson, with
125 men, surprised a camp of 150 rebels under
Maj. Snyder, anil after a short engagement the
enemy fled. Snyder w as killed and fllleen of
his men wounded. All their camp equippage,
guns, blankets anil other property were taken.
On the same day Lieut. Dillon, with a part
of his company, came up with a reliel band,
routing them and look seven prisoners and
eleven horses, guns, Ac.
Maj. Hunt reports scattering Cunningham's
guerilla baud near .Sturgeon, yesterday, after a
slight skirmish, in w hich only one man was
wounded on our side and none killed.
Serenade to the President.
Remarks of Messrs. Lincoln, Chase and
Washington, Sept, 24.
A large crowd assembled at the Executive
mansion to-night on the occasion of a serenade
to President Lincoln. Having beeu cheered
and called for, lie nppeared at an upper win
dow. and spoke as follows:
Fellow-citizens—1 appear before you to do
little more than acknowledge the courtesy you
pay me, and to thank you for it. 1 have not
been distinctly informed why it is on this oc
casion you appear to do me this honor, though
1 suppose—interruptions—("Its because of
the proclamation"—cries of "good,” and ap
plause). I was about to say 1 suppose I un
derstand it. (Laughter—Voice, “That you
do; you thoroughly understand it.”) What I
did 1 did after very full deliberation and under
a very heavy and solemn sense of responsibili
ty. (Cries of "Good, God bless you,” and ap
plause.) 1 can only trust in God. 1 have
made no mistake. (Cries “No mistake; all
right; you’re made no mistake yet; go ahead,
your right.”) 1 shall make no attempt on
this occasion to sustain what I have done or
said by any comment. (Voices, “That’s un
necessary;” “We understand it.”) It is now
for tlie country and world to pass judgment on
it, and may lie to take action upon it. I will
say no more upon this subject. In my posi
tion I am environed with difficulties. A
voice, “That’s so.”) Yet they are scarcely so
great as the dillicultics of those who upon the
battle-field are endeavoring to purchase with
their blood and their lives the future happiness
and prosperity of this country. (Applause,
_Let us never forget that on the 14th and
17th days of this present month there have
been battles bravely, skillfully and successtully
fought. (Applause.) We do not yet know
the particulars. Let us be sure that in giving
praise to particular individuals, we do no in
justice to others. I only ask you at the con
clusion of these few remarks to remember to
give three hearty cheers to all good and brave
otlieers; men who fought those successful
Cheer after cheer was given when the Pres
ident bade them good-niggt and withdrew.
The procession then removed to the resi
'•' **v« «»» \ uiisc. .aiu i in uig cuvcrcu
he appeared upon tlie stops. Several voices
called tor gaslight, to which request lie said he
was afraid all the light the assembly could
have this evening would lie the light reflected
from the great act of the President. (Cheers.)
He understood they had just paid their respects
to tlie Chief Magistrate ol'the Republic, and to
thank him for having isued a proclamation
Which will find a response in the hearts of the
No one, he said, can rejoice more since we
rely in the belief that the judgement you have
expressed w ill ho the judgement of the entire
people of tlie 1’. S. (Cries of “yes,” and ap
plause.) 1 am better accustomed to work than
to speak. 1 love acts better than words.—
(Voices—“That’s so; that you do you’ve
shown.) Hut Dothing lias given me more sin
cere pleasure than to say amen to this last
great act of the Chief Magistrate. (To tlie
amen there was a warm and spontaneous
response by tlie crowd.) It is tlie dawn of a
new era. and although the act was performed
from an imperative sense of duty, qualified by
a military emergency which gave him power
to perform it. it is nevertheless, though bap
tised in blood, an act of humanity and justice.
Latest generations will celebrate it. (A voice
—“The whole world.”) Yes, said Secretary
Chase, the whole world will pay honor to the
Ilian w ho executed it. If it were necessary to
say another word, it is this: The tims has
come when all jealousies and divisoos, all Ms
sotialisms and aspirations should lie banished,
so that united we may all stand tlie integrity
of the republic. Let him have the most of
our approbation and applause, and confidence
who does the most, whether in the Held or in
the cabinet, for their country. Dismissing all
the past, let us look to the future, ati'd hence
forth let there lie no dissensions. Let u« do
nothing hut work for the country, which (iod
in his providence lias called u|k>ii us to do.
The above is merely tlie substance of the
Secretary’s remarks, which ware applauded
Cassius M. Clay was the next speaker. In
tlie course of his remarks he expressed his
thankfulness that the time had come when the
line had lieen unmistakably drawn lietween
freedom ami slavery; ami when the principles
declared in ’70 were baldly enunciated, the
right was always expedient,and hence he was
gratified licyond utterance in the assurance of
the President's proclamation. The mail who
did not stand by it was a traitor; for the first
time there was a proclamation in behalf of the
down trodden humanity. It would Hud its
way all over the South, everywhere liberating
all the oppressed of lx it 11 races in this country.
He anticipated good effects trom it in Eu
rope, for no man there dare stand up in de
fence of slavery; but to make the proclamation
ftTi'l’ti VI* U’P llllist -ill u-nrL- Itv tituimiune nf nnr
armies now contending against an aristocracy
which linds sympathy in Europe among those
who hate a Itcpuhlicnn government. In the
conclusion of his remarks, which were some
what prolonged, he united in the prayer of
Horace Greeley, “God bless Abraham Lin
coln.” Attorney General Bates was also the
recipient of a serenade. He made a few re
marks expressive of his thanks for tlie compli
Meeting of Loyal Governors.
Altoona, Pa., Sept. 24.
Tlie Governors of nearly all the loyal States
met here to-day. according to agreement, at
noon. Fourteen Governors were present, and
three States were represented by proxy. Tlie
whole party this morning visited the summit
of the Aileghanies in a special train, and re
turned at 11 o'clock. They held an informal
meeting from 1 to 2 o’clock. Tlie Governors
of the follow ing States were present:—Penn
sylvania, lthode Island, Iowa, Maine, New
Jersey, Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Ohio, New
Hampshire, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky,
Missouri and Vermont. Gov. Kamsey re
gretted his inability to be present on account
of the Indian war on his border. The second
meeting commenced at 4 P. M., and conliutied
till !i P. M. The greatest unanimity of feeling
appeared to prevail with regard to the Presi
dent's proclamation, and an evident disposi
tion to suppbrl him in all measures calculated
to suppress the rebellion by making use of all
power under his control, w as inanilcsted.
The convention again convened at 10 this
evening, and will probably remain in session
all night. Gov. Curtin will propose and urge
strongly upon the convention the propriety of
insisting upon the removal, by the national
government, of all sick and wounded volun
teers to their respective States, which " ill be
heartily supported by Gov. Andrew of Mass.,
and others. No doubt appears to exist as to
its adoption. The most iienefleial results are
expected to ensue from the meeting. The
hands of the President will be strengthened.
Maj. Gen. M, demand and stall' are here.
Louisville, Sept. 24.
10.30 A. M.—The appearance of the city is
quiet, but martini. The. stores are closed.
Military detachments are seizing unenrolled
persons to labor in entrenchments.
Refugees from the interior ol Kentucky arc
enrolling into regiments here.
A. R. Johnson, acting ltrigadier General, is
at Hopkinsville, enforcing the rebel conscrip
tion act and levying contributions upon Union
The Journal is informed that Humphrey
Marshall’s advance reached Shclbyville last
Nothing further than what has Iteen com
municated by telegraph has occurred during
the last thirty-six hours.
More Indian Troubles.
St. Paul, Sept, 24.
An arrival from St. Cloud reports more
murders by the Sioux in the town of Rich
mond, on Monday, and killing of children.—
The inhabitants arc flying to St. Cloud, leav
ing the town to the ravages of the Indians.
A message from Fort Abercrombie reports
the fort sale. The Indians have abandoned
Forty or fifty Chippewa chiefs have offered
their services to Gov. Ramsey to-night to light
the Sioux, but they were not accepted lor the
New' York, Sept. 20.
The sloop-of-war Ino has arrived from Port
The steamship Australasian, for Liverpool,
took out $808,(k>0 in specie.
St. Louis, Sept. 24.
An official dispatch announces the arrival of
Gen. Scholttehl at Springfield. He will in
stantly commence vigorous preparations to
check the rebels advancing from Arkansas
under Hindman and Rains.
A Proclamation by the President.
Washington, Sept. 24.
By the President of the United States of
America, a Proclamation:
Whereas it has been necessary to rail into
service not only volunteers but also portions
of the militia of the States by draft in order
to suppress the insurrection existing in the
United States, and disloyal ]n*rsons are not
adequately restrained by the ordinary process
of law from hindering this measure and from
giving aid and comfort in various ways to the
insurrection. Now, therefore,he it ordered, 1st,
that during the existing rebellion, and as a
necessary measure for suppressing the same,
all the rebels and insurgents, their aiders and
abettors within the United States, and all
persons discouraging volunteer enlistments,
resisting militia drafts, or guilty of any dis
loyal practice, affording aid and comfort to the
rebels against the authority of the United
States, shall be subject to martial law, and
liable to trial and punishment by court mar
tial or military commission; 2d, that the writ
of habeas corpus is suspended in respect to all
persons arrested, or w ho are now or hereafter
during the rebellion shall be imprisoned in any
fort, camp, arsenal, military prison, or other
place of eonllnement by any military authori
ty or by the sentence of any court martial or
In witness w hereof I have hereunto set my
hand and caused the seal of the United
States to be affixed. Done at the city of
Washington, this twenty-fouith day of Sep
tember, in the year of our Lord one thous
and eight hundred and sixty-tw o. and of the
independence of the United States the
By the President,
Wsi. II. Seward, Secretary of State.
Arrival of Exchanged Federal Prisoners.
Chicago, Sept. 24.
Special dispatches from Cairo say that 20
officers and 800 exchanged frileral prisoners
from Pittsburg, arrived there yesterday. They
complain greatly of the treatment they have
received since they were delivered to our own
authorities. They were all placed in the
steamer Pringle, one of the smallest vessels in
the fleet. The sick were not allowed to enter
the cabin, and one of them died from expos
ure. They remonstrated with Capt. Lasalle,
of the. 8th U. >S. Infantry, who had command
of the fleet, but they could not get any satis
faction or alleviation of their distressed condi
tion. Subsequently the officers were trans
ferred to the steamer Emerald, but they fared
no Is'tter on board that craft. They were
compelled to sleep on the deck without any
covering, and some of them on the gunboat
Tyler were made to eat with the contrabands:
the latter being allowed to use knives and
forks, while our officers were made to eat with
A SWORD FOR GENERAL HOOKER.
Sax Francisco, Sept. 23.
The steamer Pacific has arrived with $8,WO
iu gold from Oregon.
The Walla Walla Statesman of the 20th says
that gold exists throughout all the mountain
ranges in the upper country, and it hears that
a held will be developed North of Lewis and
Clark's pass, one hundred miles in extent, to
any discovered North of California.
The Superior Court of Caliiornia has de
cided that the poll tax of $2.50 per month on
every chinaman in the State is constitutional.
A Sword valued at $2 <H*> will be sent to
Gen. Hooker by his California admirers.
Fifty thousnd dollars have been collected in
Sanfrancisco for wounded soldiers since the re
mittance last of the first hundred thousand.
The movement continues unabated and other
portions of the State have begun the good
work in earnest.
Syracuse, N. Y.. Sept. 24.
The Republican Convention nominated .las.
S. Wadsworth for Governor on the first ballot.
L. Tremain was nominated for Lieut. Govern
or. and Oliver Taldue for < 'anal Commissioner.
The Convention was very harmonious. Res
olutions were adopted urging vigorous support
to the Government and sustaining the Presi
dent’s emancipating proclamation. Henry J.
Raymond was President. There was a very
large attendance. Adjourned sine Jit.
Detroit, Midi., Sept. 24.
The Republican State Convention assembled
iu this city to-day, and nominated the present
State officers for re-election, excepting tile
Lieut. Gov., Auditor and Att’y Gea’I. Parson
Brownlow addressed the convention.
The State Fair is being held, and promises
to be more than usually successful. Parson
munuiun unims luc ,1111Ui.11 imtiress 10-11101
Arrival of the Nova^Scotian.
Farther Point, Sept. 24.
Steamship Nova Scotian, from Liverpool via
Londonderry, passed this |>oint at 8.15 this
evening. Her advices have lieen anticipated.
She hies 112 cabin and 207 steerage passengers.
She passed the Norwegian on the 17th, 70
miles west of SL Pierre.
Leavenworth, Sept. 24.
The Times of this city has advices of a
fight on tlie 20th inst., at Snirby’s Ford, ten
miles Northwest of Carthage, between the 3d
Indiana regiment. Col. Richie, and a force of
8000 rebels, resulting in the rout of tlie enemy
with a loss of 80 or 00 killed.
Bangor, Sept. 24.
One hundred guns were fired here at noon
to-day and the liells were rung in honor of the
President's proclamation. There was also a
bonfire in the evening.
•Albany, Sept 24.
The Governor, in anticipation of the draft,
has issued a proclamation that no bounties
will be paid after September 30th.
New York Market.
New Yoke, September 24.
Cotton decidedly tinner, sales 2SJU bales at 5SJ a
57 f«*r middling upland*.
Flour—State aiul Western unchanged; Canada
•toady and firm.
Wheat a shade firmer; Chicago spring 91 10 a 1 16;
Milwaukee club *1 13a 118; amber Iowa 9119a
12"; winter red Western 8125 a 128; white Michi
gan 1 35 a 1 42; amber Green May 121 \; amber Michi
gan 1 28 a 1 3).
( oru unchutigcd.
Oat* steady—64 a 00.
Pork dewed steady; mess 11 12all 75; Prime 10 25;
prime mesa 11 (mall 60. The got erumeut contract
fur 15013 bbla was taken at 12 00 a 12 20 lor mess, and
11 7* a 11 y9 for prime.
Sugars active and lirm; New Orleans 9$ a 11, and
by auction at 84 a 91; Mut-cot ado 8J a 9; Porto Rico
Cofloe active and firm; .la\ a 26$; Rio 22.
Freights to Liverpool drooping; cotton 5 1-16; flour
8s 3d a 3s 4$d; grain 11$ a 12$ iu bulk and ship's
New York. Sept. 24.
Sccoxn Roaiiii. Stock* better; * hicngn & Rock
Island 72;'; Milwaukie & I'rarie I>ti t ’hien U6; Mich*
igun i eutral 7.73; Hudson 561; Michigan Souther n'iol;
Hurl, in Pi I; Illinois i eutral tfil|: New York ( eutral
96}; l'aeilic Mail 1144; Illinois War Loan !«; Mis
souri Sixes 4*.; Tennessee Sixes 00; L'uited Stales
Sixes 1867, registered 100.
“North Carolina is said to have 72,000
men in the rebel army. The turpentine busi
ness must be at a low ebb.
j|TJL)oiibtless Commander Preble, recently
dismissed the service lor allowing an armed
vessel Hying the English flag to pass him and
go into Mobile, was fearful ot getting into
another Trent trap, lieferring to him, the
Boston Joarnal says:
“As an evidence of his loyalty anti patriot
ism we may mention that when the war broke
out he w as on the Pacific station, and one of
his first acts was to send home for publication
a history of the Flag of the United States,
which lie had written, with a request that the
proceeds of the sale should be devoted to the
Massachusetts Soldiers' Fund. His letters
were full of loyalty and patriotism, and he
chafed at being condemned to service on a
station where he could not meet the foes of
The Farmington Patriot states that
Messrs. H. Cutler, II. Belcher, and T. F. Bel
cher, of Farmington, and Messrs. Curtis and
Hawes, of New Sharon, sold to a Phidelphia
firm last week, one hundred thousand pounds
of w ool at tile unprecedented price of 05 cents
per Hi. Franklin county carries her wool to
a good market.
ZIF' The Hampshire Gazette tells the fol
“A delegate from lliis county to the Wor
cester Convention, last week, ‘ran against a
8turnn ’ while in the city on convent:on day.
He went into a barber’s shop in a great hurry
to get shaved, anil throwing off bis coat seated
himsclt in a big chair. Seeing a colored gen
tleman with a big shirt collar, coatless and
hat less, standing in front of the glass, he called
out to him to ‘ hurry up that lather.’ The
gentleman addressed replied that he‘gm *ssed he
would n tshave him to-day/and turned about
to his business. The real colored barbers be
gan to titter and roll their eyes, and when
their brother went out, they said to the dele
gate, * Maybe you don't know who that gen
tleman is. He is the Kev.Mr.Martin. the colored
clergyman of Boston! ’ That board come off.”
A Rare Claanoo !
TO any man who has $100 to expend a chance is
given to make
8300 IN THIRTY DAYS.
This is < > Humbug.
Call and see, at Mrs. Dow's, No. 2 Cotton Street.
To the OlKccrs and Soldiers at
Camp Abraham Lincoln:
1 ou are hereby invited to supply yourselves with
FIXE MEEBSCHAUM FIFES, BltlEB-WOOD
FIFES. BOSHOTA FIFES, ClllABS, CIllAlt
matches, tobacco boxes axn nrn
FEIt Pore H E S, ASH AIU.il A!SICK
AT LORING’S DRUG STORE,
Cor. Exchange At Federal Stn., Portland.
Near City Building. *epl9dtf
Ladies and all persons purchasing
Are earnestly invited to an examination of
FINE WOOL LONG & SQUARE SHAWLS,
FIXE WOOL HELAISF.S, TIIIBETS.
Choice Cotton and Wool DeLaines,
Balmoral Skirts, French Corsets, Scarfs and Man
Kid Gloves, Hosiery nnd Gloves,
FANCY GOODS IN VARIETY,
FLANNELS IN VARIETY,
Also, Fancy Woolen Goods, Sontaits, Hoods, Sleeves,
Gaiters, Wool Yarns, Nets, Dress Buttons, Ruffles,
Edging*, kc.t kc.
All of which we offer at satisfactory price*.
A. B. BITLEB.
Portland, Sept. 16,1862. d.3w
WAR CLAIM AGENCY.
9100 Bounty Honey, Bark Pay,
THE undersigned is prepared to obtain from the
l nited State** Government. £100Bounty Monev,
Bark Pay. kc., for heir* of Officers or Soldier* d\iiig
iu the U. S. service.
Established for officers and Soldiers, wounded or
disabled by sickness contracted while in the service
of the United States, iu the line of duty.
Procured for widow* or children of Officers and Sol
dier* who have died while iu the service of the Uni
Prire Money, Pension*. Bounty and Back Pay col
lected for Seamen and their heir*.
Fee*, for each Pension obtained, Five Dollar*.
All C'laim* against the Governmeut will receive
Poet Office add res*
SKTII E. BEEDV,
. AuRUsta, Me.
(Office No. 9 State House.)
Hon. Lot M. Morrill, lion. Joseph B. Hall.
„ tT. S. Senate, Sec v of State,
Hon. Jame* G. Blaine, Hon. Nathan Dane,
*ep20d&w l4tf State Treasurer.
1 lie subscriber having removed his stock of
— To his new store on —
LIME STREET, NEAR THE POST OFFICE,
Respectfully notifies his friends and patrons, and
with thanks for past favors would hereby solicit their
H. WARREN LANCEY.
Portland, Sept. 2d. d&w4wl4
The Famous “Artillery Pipe,”
-The best pipe in the market
FOR THE SOLDIERj
— FOR BALE BY —
sep24—2w No. 51 Exchaug^Street.
A RARE CHAACE~
— I propose to sell my —
STOCK OF MILLINERY GOODS
A Nl) Fixtures, for no other reason than that I ran
l\ not attend to it, haviug auother branch of busi
ness which requires all my personal attention. My
stock is good and not large, most of it
Worlli .Wort* than Cost!
I have as good a run of custom as any establish*
■lent in the citv, and the locality the very best.-—
Terms easy and determined to sell. Addf Box
2170, l'ortlund P. O. sept23tf
Inhere is an opportunity for a few more men to en
. list iu the
Crack Company F,
25 h Regiment, Capt. CHASE. They will receive the
CITY BOUNTY OF S75.00
Application can tie made at the Captain’s quarters
at Camp Almilmm Lincoln.
Sept. 22, tf
TirANTEl) IMMEDIATELY, Six or mon* Volun
vr tt^T .Surgeons for Hospital service at or near
Washington. 1>. C. Apply to Hon. W. W. Thomas,
May or, at Portland, and to the subscriber at It runs
By order of the Governor and Commander-in
Chief, DANIEL ELLIOT,
Sept. 22, 18*52. sep23dlw Aide-de-Camp.
t outs. Pants, Vests, Jackets,
Ladies' Siding Habits, &c.,
Cut, made and trimmed by
A. D. REEVES - - Tailor,
98 EXCHANGE STREET,
Portland. August 6, 18t52. dly
PERSONS requiring license's will dud a Deputy
Collector at the Assessor's office, in the City
Building, for the purpose of granting them.
NATH’L J. MILLER.
Collector of 1st Collection District in the State of
Office of the United States muster
ing and Disbursing Officer,
WILL be found in H. X. Jose’s building, Lime
Street, adjoining the Po-t Office.
SAM L DANA, ( not 17th Inf.
Mustering ami Disbursing Officer.
Sept. 19th. 18*52. dtf
THE Annual Meeting of the Stockholders of this
Bank, for the choice of Directors ami for the
transaction of other business, will be held at their
Banking House, on Moudav, the Oth day of October
next, at 3 o’clock P. M.
Per order, E. P. GERRISII, Cashier.
Sept. 18, 1802. toetd
Dissolution of Copartnership.
THE copartnership existing between Joseph Dun
nell and William S. Bradburv, under the Hrni of
William S. Bradbury & Co., is this dav dissolved by
mutual consent. JOS. DUXNKLL,
W. S. BRADltlRY.
Buxton, Sept. 20. 1802. sep28dSw
Old Frames Ue-Ciilt,
And RENEWED by
MORRISON k CO.
FOR SALE & TO LET.
For Sale or To Let.
THE Thr.-i -.torv Brick Dwelling Hottf*
and Lot, No.hi High Street. The house
* is in perfect repair throughout, with
' good drain, lurnar, and cist. i ns. an ex
cellent cdlar, and the hem of well water.
It is huilt and finished in modern style.with gas, bath
ing room.waterworks, and all modern improvements
and i» situated in one of the most desirable locations
in the city. For terms apply to
ll. 1*. DEANE,
sep24iseodtf 60 State Street.
Tenement W anted.
TIIE advertiser wants a good tenement for a small
family, within five to eight minutes walk of the
Post Office. Keut not to exceed £200. Inquire at
Portland, Sept. 23. dlw
THE undersigned offers for sale, chkap, the Dwell
ing House, be now occupies, ou the corner of
Cumberland ami Parris .Streets.
Please call ami examiue for yourselves.
Aug. 30. d8w C. P. KIMBALL.
Roust* to Lot.
DWELLING-HOUSE. No. 66 Free
Street, is to be let, aud (Kissession given
immediately. The premises may be ex
| amineu at any time. For further panic
Lulars apply to
' JAMES FURBISH.
August 9th, 1802. tf
Cooper’s Shop to Let.
ON Commercial Street, head of Hobson’• Wharf.
Inquire of J. H. HAMLKN,
»ep4tf Office ou Hobson’s Wharf.
11HE commodious Chamber in the northerly cor
. ner of the new brick block, corner of Lime and
Milk Streets, directly facing the market. Kent low.
Kuquire at office or
OCEAN INSURANCE CO.,
Sept. 15, 1862. dtf No. 27 Exchange St.
“I fCA HHD8. Muscovado Molasses,
ImU 60 tcs. “
Of early importation, a superior article for retail
ing. For sale bv
„ , JOHN D. LORD.
Portland, Sept. 19. *3w No. 1 Union Wharf.
WANTED IMMEDIATELY, 100 bbls. of Extra,
No. I, hand-picked Halrlwin Apples, for which
cash will be paid.
WM ALLEN. Jr.,
seplSrllw No. 13 & 15 Exchange Street.
AFLOAT and in Store.
1600 liluis. Turk’s Island,
... „ Cargo bark N. M. Haven.
1S00 hbds. ( aglian.
1200 hbds. Trapani.
3000 sacks Liverpool.
•PpOdBw DANA k CO.
“t TUBS Prime, for sale bv
J K. WEEKS 4 CO.
English Pickle* nnd Sauces.
APKIMK Assortment, for sale bv
^ „ J. F WEEKS 4 CO.
^OO(MM) T K E f gang-sawed, Seasoned
rV/V" Hemlock Hoards.
100,099 fret rotigh-erlgrd Hemlock fr'encc Hoards, at
*4 per M feet. For sab' bv
...... J. 11. HAMLKN,
ang!5d4wtoctlt Hotwon's Wharf.
HALF CHEATS l ine oolong Teas,
^•e\r 69 do. do. Souebong do.
je23—3m For sale by JOHN LYNCH 4 CO.
AS USUA L,
At this season of the year,
WILLlA.n C. BECKETT,
Nw. 13T MIDDLE STREET,
HAS provided himself with an assortment of Goods
for FALL WEAK, embracing
THE LATEST STYLES
THE MOST RECENT IMPORTATIONS.
Among these are superior fabrics for
(■rent ( oats Paletots,
Dress and Frock ('oats.
Pantaloons and Vesta*
!• rotn many year*’ experience in making selections,
he claims that the market does not afford more
Elegant, Fashionable and Substantial
Goods than he has iu store.
The public are invited to call and examine.
GRANTED to persons entering the Military or
Naval Service, by
Mutual Life Insurance Company,
Cash Fund §8,500,000.
(Eight aud a half Million Dollars.)
w. D. LITTLE, Agent,
sep2—tf Office 31 Exchange Street.
E. O. PENNELL A CO.,
No. 300 CongroHS Street,
HAVE taken store as above, and intend to keep r
fresh and prime assortment of every kind of
Such as Teas, Coflbcs, Sugars. Spices. Pickles, Ae.,
Having made arrangements with some of our best
dairies, we also iuteud to keep supplied with the
To be found in the market; also,
Poultry, Vegetables, Eggs, &c.
nr 000 doi. Eggs wanted Immediately.
We respectfully invite a share of public patronage,
and promise to give entire satisfaction to those who
purchase of us.
Sept. 11, 1862. eodOw
Best Ambrotype or Photograph,
T\0 not fail to call at No. 27 Market Square, where
■ B «!..... ... 1 .. KLIULI-r I It LVLWLV _a_
rant satisfaction, at price* vhich defy competition.
N. B.— Large Ambrotypcc only Fifteen Cents.
TRASK A LEWIS,
G7 Market Square, h.’d Preble St.
July 14th. I*d2. dtf
New Works !
CASEY'S U. S. TACTICSj
Adopted by the War Department: also.
Telegram War NXap,
ltd map published lor 2b cent,.
HALL L. DAVIS,
53 Exchange Street
Aug. 29,1862. dtf
PENSIONS, BOFNTY HONEY,
Bark Pay, Ar.,
FDR sendee in the present war, obtained for Soldiers
and Sailors, their Widows and lleirs, from the Uni
ted States Government, ou application iu person or
by letter to
BRADFORD A HARMON,
No. 88 Exchange St.. Poutland, Mains.
Having devoted our attention exclusively to the Pen
sion business for the last twenty years, and having a
reliable Agency in Washington, we are enabled to
prosecute all claims against the Government with
promptness and despatch, and ou very reasonable
terms, making no charge until the claim is obtained.
Z. K. HARMON.
Portland, June 20th. d&wtf.
A(iOOl) ASSORTMENT of Fruit Can*. both
lilacs ami Tin. fer sale at Manufacturer*’ Prices,
By KENDALL A WHITNEY,
Old City Hall, Portland.
July 29,1862. d2mis
UNION FOREVER I
RALLY to THE FLAG!
HEW BE0RUIT8 WASTED!
Laieat from Headquarters !
1G3 Middle Street.
Of orery deoeription,
EOU SALE AT BURLEIGH’S.
I« wiling, regsrdlew of Cow,
For officers, made to order, from tbe beet material
with dispatch, aud at low price*.
Of every description, made to order and warranted
The largest and best selected stock of
Gentlemen’* Furnithing Good*,
-Erer offered in Maine, can bo obtained at_
All of which will be sold so at to warrant entire sat
isfaction to the purchaser.
OUR STOCK OF CLOTHS
AND TRIMMING GOODS
Are unlimited in quantity, quality or price, and will
be sold rery low. at wholesale or retail, for cash.
Buyers will do well to look at our stoek before par-.
chasing elsewhere, as it waa bought before the greet
ri*e on goods.
1G3 Middle Street,
Portland, July 22, 1882. d6m
HATH & CAPS.
All the leeding style# for ffaU
wear now open
130 Middle Street.
If you want an easy fitting and 'genteel hat try the
AMI DON HAT.
FAMILY GROCERY STORE.
JOI1M PI RINTON,
\As 1 ft 3 Far* Rlraat. PewllemA
Keep* constantly on hand a general assortment of
mt Wboli-Mle and He tail Ilia old friend, and t»
turner. are invited to give him a call. [angSR 8m
Kennebec Sc Portland Railroad Co.
THE Trustees of the First Mortgage Bondholders
hereby notify a meeting ot said Bondholders, to
be holden st the Depot in Brunswick, on Wednes
day, the eighth day of October next, at nine o'clock
in the moruiug, to hear the Reports which may bo
offered, and to attend to any other business which
may come before them.
JOS. McKEE.X, I
JOHN PATTEN, j
Brunswick, Sept. 15th, 1*3.
Kennebec * Portland Railroad C*.
THE Trustees of the Second Mortgage Bondhold
ers hereby notify a meeting of said Bondholders,
to be holden at the Depot in Brunswick, on Wednes
day the eighth day of October next, at ten o’clock in
•he morning, to bear the Reports which may be offer
ed, and to attend to any other business which may
come before them.
JOS. McKF.EN. itaai
JOHN PATTEN, I Tn“t®6#*
Brunswick, Sept. 15, 1*2. seplOoodtsetfi
GA S~T~GAS! GASI
Every one can barn liu from Kenmene OU by uing
Patent Kerosene Burner,
For burning Kerosene Oil,
WITHOUT A CHIMNEY.
IT is applied to the common Fluid Lamp, which Is
filled with Kerosene (HI, and generates gas from
the oil, being perfectly »afe, and give* the best and
che«|>e*t light ever used.
Try it once, ami you will never be without R, or
buy any more chimneys.
Price only Twenty Cents*
THE Annual Meeting of the Srockholders of the
International Bank will be held at their Bank
ing House, n*i Monday. Oct. fith, at 10 o'clock A. M.,
for the choice of Directors and for the transaction of
any other business that may legally come before
Bv order of the Directors.
WILLIAM E. GOULD. Cashlor.
Portland. Sept. 19,1*2. sep90—eodtd
TODD'S LUX SOLIS
H A I PL_ DYE!
THE market has been flooded Ibr years with diflhr
eut articles called Hair Dves, which have never
satisfied the expectations of purchasers. The MB
PLT* ULTRA ha* beet) reached at last in Tt)DD’8
HAlii K. and the article has given entire satis
faction to every person who has used it. It contains
no injurious iugredient*. and gives the hair a beauti
ful rich brown or black color. i>irections for using
—which are very simple—accompany each bottle.
One superiority of Todd’s Lax Sofia Hair I>ye over
ail others is. you do not liave to cleans** the hair or
wash it before or after using the dye, and there is bat
ouv kind to be used, and that can he pat on the same
as oil and water, without any troable. uuliko all oth
er dyes that liave two or three different kinds to be
applied every time used. This dye is peculiarly
adapted for coloring ladies' hair, because yon do net
ha\ e to wash out the dye after putting it on. Unlike
all other dyes, it will color long hair, which other
dyes cannot do. iiive this new article a trial. •• we
know- you will use no other after once using this.
tr y or sale only at
TODD’S HAIR-DRESSING ROOMS,
No* 74 Middle,corner of Exchange Street.
Gilt, llosfxvood, Blnrk W ixlnnt nad
AT loweet Mali price*. in quautitiee to rait I bo
trade. Ship Moulding, made and ttniahad to
order by MORRISON CO.,
MANHOOD-Mow Lott! low Rottorodi
Jast published, in a sealed Envelope.
prick aix ckxt*.
A LEtTl'RE ON THE NATURE TREATMENT
AN D^ RADICAL CUREot Spermatorrbma on
Beminal Wenkneea, Involuntary Kmiaaiona, Srxnai
Debility, and Impedimenta to Marriage generally,
Xervonsaeaa, Cunaumption, Kpilepav and Kita; Men
tal *«d l'hyaical Incapaciir, reuniting from SWfc
Abuae, Ac -By HobY J. Cl LYEKWELi, M. Di,
Author of tbe Urekx Book, Ac.,
“A Boon to Thoneands of Seftven,”
•ent under aeal, In a plain envelop#, to eny addreee.
roHTFAiix, on rreeipt of aix cent*, or two poetngo
atampa, by Dr. CH. J. C. KLINE, 137 Bowrbt, Kbw
York, Post OrncR, Box. *688.
June 23. Mmdfc*
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