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The Inauguration

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Wíhiugton correspondent ff the Cineiniwti Commercial, writes as follows i of tho natiguralion of President Lincoln on the 4th of March: Preparations are being mude for the uil inaugural festivities - a hall iu the Patent Office buildings, severul large procoisioas, and any tiutnber of individual epree. Tho indications are that the usual throng will bü hort), though, froin tho fuct that there are very few offices to give, one would think the influx froin abroad would not 2 great. The flinallrst hotel ia the city wafranked tiro mi.ntha ago, to próvido avenmoda í.ione for eix hmidrcd peWmè irom the Igt to the 6th of March, and so-of other Miabliahmeuti. I can nut ee in what rep3ct onu who dousu't expect or want nn office, can get compeneation for the utlay of time and mouey necessary to Uuess tho inaugural ceremonieH. Not ,: ue out of tive hnndrod will ever hear nhat tho oíd raitn has to nay on the oo -.i-ion of his reinBtateuieut. I think the ■etter part of valor is to stay at home nd read tho "adress" in the moming Jjftpcrs the day after ita dehvery. Lgr A Lower Curiada journal tuy: L Courier de St. Hyacintie itates that the nuuibcr of Ca:iadi;iiif who live onÜHted ince tbe boginning of tho war, in placed at 43,000. Of thia nuaibor 35,000 were Froneh C;iuadi:ius, no itfi than 1 -I.OÜO of whoui havo died oa liií büttltí fi.i d. C'iC '!e totul amuni oí the capf1! ;t"ck pniil in hy all the railrosd eoinpaoiiM 'n PeunBylvimia i 8144,14-,iiTS'; itnd thcir agurogato Öuatiug and lutidf.l deht i $37,000,000. The cost umi equipmeut of the roads wefi; 6200,000,000. Tho rec.'ipts (Jurii)}; lSf.ïi w...- i,ri ooo jr,: su] tlve ipcne'


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