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e to play a trick or deception, of which they are excessively fond. The main competitors were McClellan and Grant, and their friends went to work in the most artful manner. The polls were watched, The affair was managed with the same kind of jockeying that is practiced on the race course. McClellan's friends kept him well up in the lead, confident of victory till the very quarter stretch wasby which they were to be defeated. The Grant party, however, had this trick; they had allowed McClellan's friends to keep in the advance, and retained a moiety of their votes to be poured in just beword was declared to be Grant's by several thousand majority, not withstanding it seemed to be McClellan's nearly up to the time of closing the polls! The race was close — it was exciting — all Yank or Burnside, or Milroy, or even Butter; but we had thought a little batter of Grant. But McClellan's friends, although out jockeyed in the great sword race, are determined that their own Mac. s