particularly interesting by the antiquity of the place, and its various revolutionary relics and reminiscences.
A fine flagstaff was raised upon the spot which had given birth to the old Saybrook platform, and but a short distance from the old fort built by the first settlers of the place.
The services were prefaced by the raising of the flag by Deacon Sill.
（91 years of age) a colonel of the war of 1812, and the patriarch of the place.
A prayer and addresses were then made by the Rev. Messrs. McCall, Loper and Gallup; the intervals being appropriately filled by national songs admirably given by a club from a neighboring village.
In conclusion, the old men of the village were called upon, and short and telling speeches were made.--Boston Advertiser, May 21.
The Montgomery (Ala.) Mail of to-day has the following paragraph in reference to Fort Pickens: Having returned this morning from Pensacola, where we have been for several days, we can assure our readers that the reports