Newspaper of The New York Herald, October 4, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated October 4, 1861 Page 1
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TBE NEW ?OKK WHOLE NO. 9155. HERALD. 18G1. THE REBELLION Important News from Western Virginia. Bout of the Rebels at Obapmaruiville. Reported Battle Between Gen. Cox and the Rebels Under Wise and Floyd. EVTEBE8TIKG SEWS FROM MISSOURI. The Union Forces Preparing for a Decisive Battle. Programme of the Rebel Cam paign Against Gen. Fremont IMPORTANT FROM KENTUCKY. Reported Appointment of Gen. McCook to Supersede Gen. Anderson. Important Order of General McClellan to the Army. The Death Penalty to be Enforced Against Depredators on Private Property. r Sftune* of the Fortifications BToar Washington. News from the North Carolina Coast and Fortress Monroe. Pafdon of the Mutinous Soldiers by G-eneral W ool, &C., &C., &0. Wasuiuqto*, Oct. 3,1861. RUMORED MILITARY CHANGES?GENERAL MANSFIELD TO AO TO FORTRESS MONBOE. . Rumors being prevalent Involving important military changes, it la ascertained, on Inquiry at the War Popart mem, that no onler hits boen Isfuod to Major Genera1 Fremont to report for trial by court martial. It Is true that General Mansfield has boen appointed to tfcn com mand of Fortress Monroe, but General Wool, whom ho supersedes, has teen unsigned to no ottrr duty. "DIFFICULTY BETWKKN GENERALS ANPEKFON ANT) MiTCllELL?REPORTED 8UVERSEDCRE OF GENEJt tL ANDERSON. General McCook arrived here yesterday, with instruc tions to present to the President and Cabinet and General Scott asLntemont of th? condition of military affair* in Kentucky and along the Ohio river. It appears that a misunderstanding of some nature has sprung up between < eueral Anderson and General Mitchell, involving points 01 professional delicacy, which procludes a cordial co operation between these commanders. General McCook was tho bearer of a request that some other oiilcer should bo detailed to the command of theso de partments. J' had an Interview with tho officers of the govermu nt lost night and to day, and explained fully the purpos o. his mission. It is understood that tho ? a nference Imb resulted In the appointment of General M< i ook to the command of the department of Kentu< Icy, n d that this selection will not only be agreeable to Geu. Mitchell and Gen. Anderson, who is suffering from 11] health, but will also insure ? prompt and eOective Ad ministration of the campaign in Kentucky and along the Ohio. The announcement that Genoral McCook Is to take charge of the Department of Kentucky has given great satisfaction to tho Kontuckiuns hero. They liko General Anderson, but have been continually under apprehensions that bis ill health would prevent his acting with the eDcrgy they deem all important at this crisis. They vroiit to mako short work of the campaign in Kentu ky, and then proceed to the liberation of Tennessee. TWELVE MILLION DOLLARS WANTED FOR GENERAL FRKMONT'S CAMPAION. Mr. Gu-!ey, M. C., at present n volunteer aid to Gen. Fremont, arrived here yesterday, and demands only twelve millions of dollars from the government as the first luyestmnt to back the financial pledges of General Fremont in the affairs which cost Lyon his llfo and Muili g in bis sword. AFFAIRS ON THE LOWER POTOMAC. There nro evidences of an augmentation of the numbers of the rebel forces along the Potomac below Washington. They evidently expect on attack In that direction. The sch<?oner Commerce lias arrived here from Phlla ' de'.phia with coal. She reports all quirt on the river, and not a man visible at Freestone Point or its vicinity. There is a larger number of vessels in the Potomac than was ever I of ore known at this season of the year. 'Ihe fleet of transports and tradlrg vessels coming up the Pot m ic was complimentod with a few shots from the icboi butteries at I'otomoc Creek, without, however, doing ?ny damage. A number of these vessels have ar rived a^d report tho others coining safely on tho way. THK B18E IN TUB HIVEB. The condition of th? I'o'imnc Is not Just now favorable to an advaucu from cither side, except by tho way of the usual bridge*. H is rising last,and is several feet above the loruing poiut. Ub.lil.t- CAVALRY NEAR FALL'S CHURCH. A party of rebel cavalry made their appearance over Pa-ret','s Hill,one mile up the Leesburg turnpike, beyond tail's l hurch, yesterday, but fled on the approach of our lruot:s. AFFAIRS 1* WK8TEBN VIRGINIA. Plrect eommuuication by telegraph between Western Virginia and h a.l'iuarters of the Union army In this city, which has been interrupted for several days, wns re. peueii to-dty. The accounts from there are eucour aging and she w that the Union army thero is able to t. a ..iaiu its position against all probable efforts of tho be'.s. * TRANSPORTS TO BE PURCHASED IN ENGLAND. Assistant K>cretary Fox is making arrangements for f=ecrotaiy Chase, al the nominal request of Quurtcrmas Mi General M. igb, to plnoe two millions of dollars in Lon don to ?h.- redit of onr government, for tho purchase of the dhips u>< d In the Crimean war. It Is said that thoro ore no more ves els io this country tliat cob be purchased for i . .in-porunion purposes. kE. 1STANCK TO SPANISH AGGRESSIONS IN MEXICO. The announcement that the Spanish government pur. pose seating an expedition against Mexico, with a land force of live thousand mon, to march to the city of Mexi co, is l< nked upon here S3 mere brag. She ild any such VCterfeTonc* take (.lace, onr government have determined Irt resen' it, ft.,d to promptly repel, with our army and navy", any force that may bo directed by Spalu against the no ghboriog republic of Mexico. TUK TRINCE9 AND NAPOLEON'S RECKCT PRO CLAMATION. ^ The Count iv ''Wis and Due do Chartres we entirely un Influenced by the proclamation of the Emper of 0f j.>?nco agalusl the interference of French sub^ta in American difficulties. They do not recognise ,6# authority of the Kmperor to control their action*. Whtlo all Kurope seems noxious for the maintenance M the Union, and the su premacy of the legitimate government in the United Btateu, these Princes have but followed the sentiment of the French nation in sustaining liberty, law and order. TUB All MY. General James Shields has declined the appointment of a brigadier general, he having removed from California to Stu&lo*, in Mexico, to recruit his failing health. [Anoth r account received by telegraiih from San Kranclsco, says that General Shields has lately been married, and had gone on a wedding tour to Mexico.?Ed. Hjuuld.] J. 0. P. Smith has been appointed Assistant Adjutant General, with the rank of captain, and orderod to report to Brigadier General Hancock. The rollo* ing appointments of brigade surgeons have been made to-day, and the parties severally ordered to report to the Surgeon General of the United States Army:?GilmanKimbal, G. S. Palmer, J. H. Taylor, John McNulty, Thomas AntisaU, John T. Crawford, Daniel Meeker. Lien tenant Colonel George L. Andrews, of Hassachu sotts, has been appointed Assistant Adjutant General, wt'h the rank of Ookme}, and ordered to roport to UAj"r Goneral IMPOKTAM* ABUT OBDEH?XAMErf OP THE FOBT1FI CITIOKfi NEAR WASHINGTON. The following interesting order has been iasuod by Goneral HiiTIoMmi CBOinAL QRDBt MO. 18. .BEOKjCARTiuii Army or the Potomac, \ Wju-bisotom, Sept. 30,1661. f I. The attention of division and brigade commanders Is c died to the requirement* of General Orders No. 2, from tho headquarters of the division of the Polo mac, of July 30, 1841, wtiiob have of lato b-en to a certaiu extent dis regarded. No oitlcor or soldier can absent Ufms'll from hiN camp and visit Washington oxcept for the performance of soiuo public duty, or for tho tiausaction of important private business, for which purposes written permits will bo Kivon by brig*!" commanders. Tho permit will stato tho object of the visit. Hie number of [uuetcs granted at proflrnt is far too great. BriK'idceooimaiidcrfc will horo?if. tor 1 iniit their a(>pn>valx to thosr permits which are clearly within the restrictions of the order. Brigade commouders wdl observe that they can only give tmeses to the troops, or to other jx-rsons ctinec'od with the army. They are prohibited giving passes to citizens having no oonuecUon with the trcops. II. The publication of ordors Is neglected In certain portions of this army. It is dirocted that henceforth every gunnial orderly read at the head of each regi ment. Division ind brigade commanders will see that the prlntod orders sent to them are distributed without delay. Oaro will be also taken at division and brigade hiadqmuters to furnish copies of spoclal orders, re ceived from these or other superior headquarters, to the Individuals concerned, through their Immediate com manders. an soon as practicable. Order* for aiiy body of troops will be addressed to the commander, and will be ooeued and executed by the oommander present, and published or distributed by him when necessary. III. Division and brigade commanders will report weekly, through the chief ordnance "(Iloer, at these head quarters, the amount of ammunition on hand in their commands and the amount in tho cartridge boxes of the troops. IV. The light batteries assigned to each division of thU army will be commanded by the senior battery officer present with thetu, who will roport directly to the divi sion oommander. The divisional batteriee wjll not Be assigned to brigades, exoept for temporary service. V. The armament of the field batt-rios having been fixed by the Chief of Artillery, will not be altered, oven in tho slightest respect, except by his permission and order, VI. The commander of every field hattery will s-nd to tho office of the Chief of Artillery, on the 1st and 14th of each mouth, a return of his battery,of the sanui Turin as 12 ft DJfcl. VTT. Whenever a fleW battery is engaged with the enemy, a full report of tho sawa in writing will be marie, Willi as little delay as pof-fl.ble, by tlio bait, ry com mander to the Wile:'of Artiilory, stating iu detail, bo - Bides the ojdlnary matters of such reruns, the hue or damage of mater: 1 , as well as personnel. VIII. A!! requisition* for ordnance and ordnance stores for the O ld batteries will bo ma<Jc direct to the Chief of Artillery. IX. Hereafter all subsistence stores condemned by a board of survej . or by other coinpeient authority with this command, will be turned into thj principal depot of supplies Eoarc.H the l >oin t of such condemned stor?s, to bs riisposed of by the depot commissary acoordinc to army regnlatt- >hb und orders 0:1 the subject. A ropy of the prucuodings (f the lioard of Survey, or Insp -C. Ion re p ri, w ill b-< furnifhej the commissary receiving tha condemned stores. X. Payment for th? rations saved by companies. ft.*'!! rected in General Orders No. *2, September i!3, Ih61, I from the War Department, will be m ule only ny iho uJTl cers or agents in charge of Uie principal subsistence de pots within th a command. , XI. The works in thd vicinity of Washington are named as follows:? Tlio work s> of Hunting creek, "Fort Lyon." That on Shuter's Hiil, "Fort Ellsworth." That to the left of the Sominary, "Fort Worth." That in front of Blenker's brigade, "Fort Bleaker." Tlial in front of Leo's hocso, "Fort War*." That near the mouth of Four Mile creek, "Fort Bcott." That an Richar 'son's Hill, "Fort Richardson." That now known as Fori Albany, "Fort Albany." That near the end of I/>ng Bridge, "Fort Uuuyon." The work next on tho right of Fort Albany, "Fort Craig." Tho work nex*on the right of Fort Craig, "Fort Til ling The work next on the right of Fort fiillnghast, "Fort Ramsay." The work noxt on the right of Fort Ramsay, "Fort Woodbury." That next on the right of Fort Woodbury, "Fort P? Kalb." The work In rear of Fort Oorooran and near the canal, "Fort Haggorty." That now known as Fort Corcoran, "Fort Corcoran." That to the north of Fort Corcoran, "Fort Bennett." Thut south of Chain Bridge on the height, "Fort Ethan Allen." That near tiii' i :haln Bridge, on tho Leosburg road, "Fort Harcr." That oa the cliff north of the Chain Bridge, "Battery Martin Scott." That on the b lfcht near the reservoir, "Battery Ver mont." That noar Georgetown, "Battery Cameron." That on the le t <f lennaliytown, "Fort Gaines." That at Tennallytown, "Fort Pennsylvania. Tliat at Emory's chajMl,"PortMa sachasetla." Tliat near the cam]' of the Second Rhode bland regi ment, "Fort Slocum." That on Prospect Hill, near Bladcnsburg, "Fort Lin- ] coin." That next on the left of Fort Linooln, "Fort Saratoga." That next on tho left of Fort Saratoga, "Fort Bunker Hill." That on the right of Gen. tickles' camp, "Fort Stanton." That on the right of Fort St an ton, "Fort Oarroll." That on the left towards Blndeusburg, "Fort Greblo." By commai'i of Major General McGI.KIJ.AN. 8. Wiluams, Assistant A IJiitant General. Richard B. Irwin, Aid-de-Camp. THB ITNISHMENT OF DEPREDATORS XJTOV PRIVATE PHOPEKTY. The following important order has been Issued by Gen MuClellan:? cr'M 'L ornx?, !?o. 10. H*AXXjrAHT*W( ARM" OK TO* POTOMAC, \ Washington, Oct. 1, 1>-91. J The attettion of tb ? ^ivsoral commanding ba.- recently boon diroctei: f depredations of an atrocious character tliat have beenc minuted upon th? persons and oroperty of citizens in Virginia, by the troops under bis command. The property of inoffensive peopl? bas been lawlessly and violently taken from them, Iholr houses brok n open, and in s>me instances burnod to tho ground. The General Is penVv tly awureof the fact tliat these out rages are perpetrated ?-y a few bad men, and do not re ceive Hie sanction of the mass of the army. H ;'?e!s confl dent, therefore, that all off ers and soldiers wli<> have tho Interest of th-, service at heart will cordially unite their efforts with his lit endeavoring to suppress practices wMch disgrace the nanle of asoioior. The Genual C< mm: r ling direct* that in future ail per sons connected with thin army who are detected in depr*. dating upon tho property >f citizens shall be arrested and hic)|;ht to trial - and he assures all concerned that crimes uf sui:i enormity will a'lmit of no remission of the dealli penalty which th< military law attaches to offences of this nature. When deprajjaffriMsrp committed on pfopsrty iu charge of u guard, ti e (.<>mraani!er, as well i.h the other members of the guard, wi'l ha held resjmnslble for the same as principals, and punished accordingly. By comm.iod of M >)or Goneral MrCI.FJ.LAff. 8. WnxuMs, Assistant Adjutant General. Riciunn B. Iswin, Aid de-< amp. PBCRETARY CDArT AND TOE LONDON TOOB. iiecrelary Chase La? read tho comments of the London Tima on his financial circular, and still lives. He may recover entirely from the rbock. DEMAND FOR TIJlASVRT NOTES IN THE WEST. Owing to representations from Western gentlemen, of the great riesiro lor demand notes in the Northwest, tho deportment has '".coiried to send some of thom to Chicago, to be exchanged for gold. There is little doubt that a quan' I? of these notes would bo eagerly taken in place of tLs i res ut bank circulation of that section. PAYMENT OF THE TAMMANY REGIMENT. Paymaster russenden loft hero this afternoon, with fifty three thousand d-'liars, to pay off the Tammany which Ibreo months' pay is due. ARRIVAL OF GOVERNOR YATKB AND BON. MR. l?L VfHiO, OF ILLINOIS. Governor Yates and Hon Mr. Kellogg, of Illinois, ar rived in town to day. THB NKkf OBA-'JADIAN CLAIMS COMMISSION. Tb1 United flutes and the NewGrauadiau Joint Convsn tkm fur lb-' sott'o.Lcnt of claiinV against the latter, grow. lr*? out the 1 auauiit riots, having appointod tho fion. Nathan 0. Uphara, of New Hampshire, w umpire, Jnmes 1 Carlisle. Ksq., counsel for New Granada, will forthwith procood to take teatlmony on behilf of that republic, and present It un the first Monday in November, to which tluio the Convention to day adjourned. TUB l'OST OFFICE FWAHCES. The exc<*s of expenditures over the Post Ofltoe Pepart meat receipts for tho fourth quarter of tho year 1860 wiui nearly $2,000,000, w hile the oxc<ss for tho first quarter of the present year was $S03,000?the receipts being nearly $2,107,000. The roceipta In the latter quarter exceeded these of th.' former by over (50,000. RELEASE OF A I'KIHOKER AT FORT LAFAYETTE? TIIK ABBE m'MANTKK. The Secretary of State to-day Bent an order for the re lease from Fort Lafayette of 11. A. Reeves, editor of the Greenport JVatrHman. It was accomplished through the Instrumentality of Wm. H. Ludlow. Eflbrls arc being made to procure the release of Abbe McMastcr. RETURN OF FOREIGN MINISTERf>. The Bremen Minister hat returned from hia summer tour to the North. Tho French Minister has returned from his tour with tho Prluco Napoleon, and paid his respects to tho Secre tary of State to-;iay. He says Prlnco Napoloon had a very satisfactory visit during the eight weeks bo re mained in this country. COLLECTOR or CI1ICAOO. Luther Haven, of Illinois, was to day appointed Col lector of tho Port of Chicago, in place of Colonel White (republican), who resigns to take command of a rllle regiment. CONSULAR APPOINTMENT. Isaiah Thomas, of Ohio, was to-day appointed Ctonsul to Laguayra, in South Amorica. He w.111 be specially in structed to prevent any coffee from going Into tho South* em ports. NEWS FROM GENERALJANKf ARMY. TUB REBEL ATTACK ON THE ENCAMPMENT AT GREAT FALLS. Dakkmown, Md., Oct. 1,1801. The attack upon our encampment at the Groat Falls on Monday morning was by six regiments of rebel iufmitry, a body of cavalry and a battalion of artillery, all In tratuiiu for tho Upper Potomac. They flrod ab_>ut forty rounds of shots and shell, doing oonsldorable damaae to the houses, hurtlug slightly but one person, exclusive of another who was hit In the shoulder by a rebel jrickot at an earlier hour. Tho guns used by tho rebels wore seven in number, six and twelve pounders, the latter being rifle l, mid throwing prqjectlkss of the Sawyer pattern. At the commencement of the cannonading, Lieutenant Colonel Suiter and the Adjutant of the Thirty-fourth New York rode up to the Falls, ten mllos distant, and found tho regiment on guard thero widely scattered, they hav ing no artillery to respond with. While Colonel Suiter wus conversing with the Adjutant, a six pound ball from tho enemy's battery passed between them into a sand bunk, from whence It was taken. The ball was of a fine finish, showing'that the rebels aro not deficient in the manufacture of their projectiles. A Union buttery subsoqnently arrived at the FalH, and threw several shells Into the supposed position of tho enemy,but obtained no response. The rebels exposed seven guns in tliolr attack. About five o'clock the same force encamped about two mllos from the river, opposite the mouth of Muddy UHJ1UI, micic u nivrpnt'iriBClMS regiment. >8 SlatlOUOU. Here they ruialnod all night, but did not compliment us by any demonstration. Early this mom lug they again mo vet forward. They were probably destined to Laea burg or the rolnl of Rocks. Tho rive: i ?oo high at present to admit of crossing at any of iho lords. * The New York Thirty-fourth still continue to guard nine miles of tho riror line, which arduous duty they have boi n porformiuK for nearly throe montlis. To-day General Hanks reviewed ami inspected three brigades of bis division nMr this plaoe. This Is suppos<xl by some to be Indicative of the commencement of a (all camitftlgn. Tho troops were to bo well disciplined. well Clothe ! and well equipped. Somo of tho regiments lia\e D?t yet boen paid, which Is attributable to tho necessary presoBco of the paymasters lu other divisions. IMPORTANT FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA. FIOIIT WITH THE REBELS AT CHAPMAN8 VITiLE?REPORTED BATTLE BETWEEN GEN COX AND THE REBELS WISE AND FLOYD. Cmcoomti, Oct. 3,1601. The Kanawha correspondent of the Commercial of ibis city says that ilvo companies of tin Fir?t Kentucky regiment, four companies of the Thirty-fourth Ohio regiment and ono company of the til th Virginia regiment, under Lloutonant Colonel Enyart.snrronudod and attacked the rebels at Chapmansville, and after a short engage ment completely routod them, killing sixty and taking seventy prisoners. The rebels in escaping were Inter cepted by Colonel Piatt, who killed forty end took a large number of prisoners. The country between Charles ton and Wyandot river ic now froed from secession power. This is the most effective blow given the rebels In this part of the valley. When the Kanawha correspondent left Charleston there was a report of a battle going on between Genera's Co* and Floyd and Wise, at Sewall's Mountain, and that the rebels were getting tho worst of it and falling back upon their ir.trcuchwents at uewisburg. THE CONSOLIDATION OP REGIMENTS. Preliminary stcj* towards the consolidation of the regi ments In this vicinity were tfilceu yesterday by Govornor Morgan, in conccrt with Adjutant General Hlllbotisc and Brigadier General Yates, tho Inst mentioned commanding the New York depot of volmtoors. Messengers were sent to the various encanipmonts around tho city to i?er i ecr nilj- inspcct the regiments and obtAln accurate rosters or 1m ster rolls. Captain Alcock is busily engage-1 pre paring lifts of companies mustered in, and these, when finished, together with th^ reports or tho messengers above referred to, will bo sub mitted to Governor Morgan, and form the basis for action lu consolidating the" regiments. It is probable, however, that nothing will be f*one towards this latter end until next u nek, as the messengers have been instructed to obtain a full and corroct report of tlie condition and strengiii of ? acb regiment, which will ne cessarily Involve s. mejtini* Tho follow'.t.g ord-. r, important to field and company officers,has been Issued by <iovornor Morgan;? SPECIAL OBDKR8?NO. 314. Gbrbai. llKAiK^r ABTKrH Htat* <<r Nrw York. > AwrrAKrGajiKRAL sOrrn c, ALluirv , O t. 8,1861. J All persons wJ'o have been Ueslgnat'-d for field or ty m pany offlccrs for the voinnteer forco now orgnnlzlng In this'Slate, whether under General Orders No. T8, or under acceptance ;n in the War Department, will present them selves without delay for examination before the Board appointed for that purpose in th ? department In which their company or regim-ntr; may be organitiug. By order of the Commander in Chief TI10S. HILLHOUfcE, Adjutant Geueral. THE MOUNTED RIFLES. Lieutenant H. A. Mellltk.who Is now in this city ro. crulting for this organization, is meeting with signal suo cess, having, since his arrival one week ago,had upwards of thirty men mustered into the United States service. Lloutenant Mellick is dally In receipt of communici' ions from parties residing at a distance, to know whether lie could accept more men, us the Mounted Hifles are a very popular corps. They havo been acting urn tien. Wool's body guard. The new recruits will be sent to OM Point, Comfort, on Saturday or Monday, from Ihe recniltii g otflco, 462 Broadway. As a few more men are wanton t" Oli up the squad Uits is an opportunity for thoso de.-irii g to bo sent on to the seat of war without dolay to have their wishes gratified. THE PUTNAM RIFLES. Colonel Henry W. Adams, late Capta.u of United States Sharpshooters, and Li? utenant Colonel A. 8. Glbbs, laie Major General of tho Sixth 1>1 vision of Massachusetts Militia, have recruited about six hundred men within threo weeks. Colore, Adams has received both a mill tary and collogiate e<ii:catluU, and has served In all ca,>,i ' cities up to a Cold oll.cer. l ieutenant Colonel Gibb? ha* 1 held command from u non commissioned nfiicer to a Mi.Oi (Mineral of tlie Sixth Division of the Massachusetts Mid tie. The officers are ail educated military men. The regltnout is recruiting throughout thocouutry, and Is to form part of Colonel Perry's brigade. Its Now Vork headquarters arc at 634 Broadway. TEE FIRST MASSACHUSETTS LIGHT BAT TERY EN ROUTE. Boston, Oct. 8, 1M1, Tho First Massachusetts Light Battery, reorganized Since its return from the three months' service, left thlr afternoon for the war, under the command of Captain Josiali I'orter. The battery Is newly and splendidly equipped. It loft at thruc o clock bv tho Fall River route IHPOHTAST SEWS FBOM HBSODBL PREPARATION OP THE UNION FORCES FOR A GRAND BATTLE. Jkftihson City, Oct. 2, 1881. General Fremont continues actively occupied, awl the ?arums division oommandors have tin 1 interviews with him to-day. Ills programme w said by tlx no in hi* confi dence to be excellent in every particular, and to have met tho approval of all tho military authorities to whom he hoe disclosed tt. Since his arrival here confidence in the Union cause has greatly Increased, and it is now believed that before the ond of the month Missouri will bo purgod of her rebel foes. The stoamer Emma left for T?xlngton this evening, to convey our wounded to the hospitals Ui 81. Louis. Colonel Philip St. Ceorgo Cooke, of the Second United States dragoons, arrived hero this evening, and bad a lengthy privuto interview with General Fremont, His forte of regulars from ftah will no doubt bo ordered to this vicinity for son ire. It Is said thcit a Brigadier Generalship will be conferred upon him. The following ia a special despatch to tho St. Louis Vtmfcrai.? Two government 8<oamors Iiavo gone up to Glasgow to bring down Colonel Worthlngtun's Fifth Iowa regiment to Roonevilie. Preacher Johnson's rebel cavalry are still scouring tho country along the Osage river, stealing cv< i v thing they can lay their hands on, and runniug ucjr> <vj Sooth and selling them. Lieutenant Odonel Totten ia actively crjancd In his po sition of chief of artlllory. Both Tottuu's ?nd Dubois' batteries, which did such good gervico in the battle at Springfield, are among the artillery here. DKPARTUTE OF GENERAL PRICE FROM LEXINGTON?HIS PROGRAMME OF OPE RATIONS.

JcmcitfON City, Oct. 8,1881. The following is a special despatch to the St. Louis DemoiTiU:? ? Dr. White, of Colonel Mulligan's brigade, arrived bore in the Be lalla train at an early hour tliis morning, and brings information from Lexington up to Munday night. General Price hod left Lexington with the main body of h s force, and is moving southward fur the purpose of ?fleeting a Junction with Don McCulloch, after which he will give General Fremont battle. Dr. Whito represents that General 1'rioc is decided up >n this point, having beeu elated and Intoxicated by his victory at Lexington. He says that General Price anticipates on easy victory over General Fremont ot this point, and will then move on to St. L>uis. There wore no less than 24,000 rebels ready to rise and welc me him with arms in tholr hands. Dr. White thinks that the rebel.- will endeavor to get between us and the forces at Georgetown, and surround and cut off General Davis and General Siogel, and then meet General Fremont near this place. The rebel forco has nineteen Held pieces and are cxpectlng rifled cannon from tho Kouth. Genera) Price told the Itector that the Southern confede racy had loaned tho State of Missouri $1,(100,000 for the purpose of carrying on tho war sgaii.Bt tho federal go vernment. Tho robel troops are confident of victory, and are cla moring to be led against General Freuunt. Dr. White gives a sorry statement In regard to the con duct of tho rebels towards the wounded at Lexington. They took away from him all bis hospital a tores, not leav ing him even a sponge. A portion of Qtcoral Price's forec had moved towards Independence. V There were but about 800 meu in Warrensburg wlion tho doctor j.a*eed through there. Ho thinks Price's force numbers fully 40.000. Itr. White says he heard on hl? way here that 18,000 rebels had parted from Uie main body aud ma! chert to wards Georgetown, with tho intention n' taking that place beforo reinforcements could reach thorn from Jkf forson city. A miller who loft Georgetown yesterday morning says that ho w.'is turned b;tck by tha enemy's pickets twelve miles from that town. Th" doctor believes that tlK) rebels havo no idoa of quitting the State, but intend to mako a demonstration in vast numbers upon Georgetown, JelTi rson ( Ky and St. Lou if, and that they arc perfectly confident of their abili ty to take them. No immediate attack IB foarcd at Georgetown, and our forces there are preparing to recoive the foe. An ofllcer hero, formerly of Colonel Mulligan's Irish brlf :tde, who left the vicinity of Lexington on Monday evening, places no confidence in tho truth of tho ahovo. This officer pays at tho time ho left cot more than ten thousand rebols hadquittod Lexington, and that nothing reliable was known of their intentions or course, or what policy they had concluded to pursue. Booneville and Glasgow wero quiet at (lie Inst advicos, b :t our forces are on the aldrt for a fl^ht. Many persona think that there will be no general tngngem nt, since tho reported evacuation of Lexington, but others beliove ho will very soon strike a blow In somo quarter where he is least expcctcd, and the prospect of a buttle la rather in creased than diminished. NEWS FROM CAIRO. Cinrjtoo, Oct. 3,1891. the Journal'! Cairo despatch says that a largo number of troops are now being embarked for an important expe dition. No one knows their destination. Cairo, Oct. S, 1861. Tho expedition sent yesterday to Charleston returned this morning with a large amouut of corn, several horses and nine prisoners. They are being tried to-day before a military commission apiwinted by General McClcrlond. NEWS FROM THE SOUTH. REPORTED ATTACK ON NEW ORLEANS. St. Lot ts, Oct. 3,1861. The Republican loams that a letter has been received hero from New Orleans (the date of t! e letter not given), stating that a fleet of seventy vesre's, larg.- and small, was then comi g up the Balizc to attack that city. The Rrpubiuan also learns from a citizen of this State, who left Richmond a wet* ago Inst Monday, that ho saw in tho pajwrs on tin route a proclamation fr >i.. Ben. Mc Cnli-cb, calling on the ctilzcus of Mississippi, Teu lessee and Arkansas for fifteen ie<lm- uts,for service In Missouri. Markets. PHILADELPHIA STOCK DOAHI1. PmLADRTBlA, Oct. 8, 1881 Stocks steady. Pennsylvania state 5'?, 76<^: it-ndii)^ Rillroul, 17.!$ M?r-is Canal, 35; Long 1 > J itdlrftid, HJJ'r Ptunsy vania Railroad, 37)i. Exchange ou New York par a 1-10 por ceut discount. Albany, Oct. 3? V. M. Floor Steady Wheat?Salon in car lots only at 91 20 for red Stfit<\ $1 25 f"r amber Michigan and $1 :"u a *i 38 for white do. Rye saleable in car lots at 60c. a 70c fxi lb.<. Corn is in larger receipt and tic d demand and betters sales 5.00^1) sbola Inferior Weatoru m.xod at 61 j-^e. and 54c. for 19,000 bushels sound do. afloat and h: > uy lots. Parley still moves slow!)", car lots arrive steadily 58e. % 60c. for two rowed; 7,000 bushels Hay .> .iut-e at fMl Vic. and afloat. Oats Id fair demand and slightly bettor j ,U>s Ht.:te in car loin at32,{c. a 33c deliverod; 4.000 b sh ell old Canada Kasi at 30J<c. alluat. Whirkin?Sales 100 b*>ls. at 21c,, 50 bbls. at 21'jc. Received- hytontral Railroad for New York 83 balos hops, 7,708 bbls. flour, ItvJ bales wool, 849 bbls. oil, 850 bid i ;h wines, 911 bass wheat, l.SOi bbls. apples, l,2C9lnbs butter, fi24 caddits itoluwco, 10 hhds. do., 1.844 b'Xes cheese, 240 bags mult .212 bb:?.wheat. For Postun and Bust 2 241 bbls. fit't:r, 42? I al- >s wool,462 l>bl* apples, i-'hlpp<<1 liy tows to New Yo ' , October 2. 3?,fl00 b ish \t c?" n. 4.600 bush els rye, 26,300 do. wheat, 11,800 do. eats, 8,40i' to. feed. Rcwalo, Oct. 3?P. M. Flour unchanged. Wheat firm: sties lv ooo b isbela Chua^o spi ing at 9flc., 6,600 bushels at ?.r,c., 25,(X)0 bush Is do. at 05c. a Of.-.. 25,000 bu U< ? anil., r Infant *1. 6,000 b ;she sr d Ohio at $1 05, It,0M> b h Is ch' Ice d<\ In, al (1 Ob h {1 10,12.000 bushe s choic il.iied". t #1 12. C?itiin moderate deinan I au I market firm' ?i'oh 40,000 bushels ai 38Ke-a 30e. 'u ;il freight 17c >n corn, and 18^c. on wheat to New V, k. lake m port*? 28.000 bbls. flour, 110,000 b-sli. k wheat 40 <KKi bushels corn, ,0W bushels barley. Cana'.jxpo i- j ouo W?!? flour, 28,'. x) bushels wheat, 100 0< 0 1-osIn. . orn. omm.0, oct. 3?v m. Flour uncbi.t.g.?d Wlieat Arm: s:i."s,t?st night ? 8 ooo btishcls white Ohio at *1 20, ?.(H)0 h luils Chicago spring at $1 04, 6,t!00 bii?l ? 's wi: ludiina .i irirate torms to-day, 2,&0i. hu-d.eis .i;i. v Chleag,, spring at |1 ' <3. Corn II. me.-: .-a! s 2.8"0 b -h'ls i imoij at 44c., 8,000 biipb ?ls yellow do. at l.'r l,arle\ ami quiot Canal freight* stca ly :l <2 l . -tlSc. ccrn 12c .i New Y? "k. I^kt? imtt-?2.7:5 lit. .< ii'-nr 141,00t> tmsbeki wheat, 2f,0f*' b h* 's ? ? ? r 6 ooo 'i s:,. is barley. Canal o.\!?rii??&.26e bb'f i ? r .,?wo t?-.*?! * wh-<at. 52,000 bvsbcla corn, 7,9001< -s >? . ley. CmcAUO, <? t. 3 l^fll. Flour active, but firm. Wbev %,? n > .> .w .? 7?c. a 77c. foi No. 1. 72c a 73c for V.-. ?> :l. , . , t.ndy b.i! 1 in: ralxed, id ;? re ?.?( (. (/? .j ?> t. itociipt??t?,40o bbls. flotir, 130,0001 . li i*.0 ' ?'?! ? rl .-h.i.ini i- r.oO ;. - i: hi, loo i-1 wl.oa1 i2r,ooo >???*>) . in, i're u .? ' .?? I atii.-eon v<w V .;k uuchi gni NEWS FROM HATTERAS INLET. AFFAIRS AT HATTERAS INLET-CAPTURE OF PRIZES OFF BEAUFORT. Foutkkhh Momkoh, Oct. 2, \ Via Baltimokc, Oct. 3,1.61. J The steamer 8. R. Si?auldliig returuod last uinlit from Hutteriis Inlet, bringing tlio latest iidolligi nee and tho roniiiiuit of the Naval itrigade. A few i>ooi>}o wero sti(l coming la to tak.i tUo oath of allegiance. Tho frigate Sus'pichunna had taken two prltes which hud unsuspectingly approached the lulet. They wero both schooners from tho Wist Indies, loaded with Ball, gugar, kc. The gunboat Cambridge caroo up this morning for ooa and water. She has been making tho bl?ckudo ufTUcau f( rt,N.C., and has taken four prizes, tbo prize* l>eiig tho Louisa Agnes, from Lunonburg, with u cargo of fluh. til* Rsvure, from Varmouth, K. 3., loaded with; tho Edwin, from Bttrbadoes, with molasses, and the Julia, from St. Johns, with tin, medicines, kc. Tho revenue cutter Henrietta is at Old Point. OUR NAVAL CORRESPONDENCE. I'niTEti Statics Sibabkk ScsyriuiAKNA, \ Oft Ratouus Ivisr, Sept. 30, J Inactivity on Board?The. Swuu kamM in a Storm?Tk* Damtiprt Iireeivaf?Caj>tiiret of Three Scliounert?More <n the Way U) he Captured, <fc. As tho nr my trimsjKirt steamer Spauldtng will leave this place for Hampton Roads in the course of an hour, I drop a few lines tlwt will inform your numerous readers that wo are still in existence, although wo arc not doing much at present for want of an opportunity and the necessary mans to do it with, which lattor complaint, l>jwovcr, will ?<v>n be r< m died. On the morning of the 27th it commenced blowing a gale of wind right on shore, which eoropelksl us to pet up our anchor aud put to sen. The etreugth of the gal< listed about fourte. n hn'irs. accompanied with a heavy sea, which stove and carriort away all her head, in cluding her bobstays, guys and whiskers, which, to gether with (he dauiago to lior cutwater and (athe*i, caused by our collision with the steamer Klag, will make It necssary to vl it some navv yard very sik.ii. On the 2'th we cultured the schooner San Juan, Oipt. l'avifl, of Klizabeth Oily, K. 0. She is from Aquiila with sdt and bound for Newborn, N. C. She will tx> sent norih. Capt. I>avls sa\s tlio schooner Prttice Alfred, raptured by this ship and sent to Philadelphia a short tiuio since, and now snilin,; under the Kugllsh tlig. is own# I iu Newborn,and her pru|>or name is Itest or l)e*s, 1 forget which. At lata accounts it was thought she would be cleared, owing to the adroit manner she hud boon triuismngrilied; but if she has n<4 escaped when this reaches you her Jig will be up, as wv now have tho necessary evidence to convict her. On tho morning of the 2'nli we captured tho schooner Baltimore, with salt, from Turk* Islands. She was bound Into Newbern. From some of tlio crew we l<wn that three others are on their way hither. They are Ign'irsnt of tlie ca-'tir-e of this place. We will ke p a look out for tletn. Salt is worth as much to the rebols as powdor. About n . u to-day we spoke the United States frigate Roanoke and sloop liule, bouud south. NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE. NO CHANGE OF AFFAIRS AT FORTRESS MONKOE. Baltumkk, Oct. 3,1861. General Wool has not left Fortress Monroe, and passen gers who arrived by the Old Point boat this morning havo no knowledge of any contemplated chango in that depart ment. GENERAL WOOL'S ADDRESS TO THE MUTI NOUS PRISONERS EN ROUTE TO TOR Tin: as rk, Oct. 3,1S61. ! Passengers by tho bcnit which arrived this morning from Old Point report that General Wool addressed the prisoners at the Ilij> llaps who ha ! Iioru sent there by General McCiellan, en mu to Tortugas. Ho told them that hul General McCiellan shot them on the ?}>ot for the mutiny, la tho face of the enemy,lie would linre l>een perfectly Justified. He had, however, a proposition to make to them. All who were willing to piano themselves in his hands should step forward three paces. Those wlio -?} fused would proceed to Tortugas. 7lie entire 160 su ppod forward wiih cheers, ruid many wore so anWAod thnt tbey she<i tears of Joy, and expressed the doslre to bo placed where they could but retrieve the stigma that their acts had brought upon tliem. Tho w hole number were immediately tuken to Newport News and mustered into a New York regiment. OUR PORTRESS MONROE CORREBPONDENCB. Fortkb .? IfOKfioB, Va.. O't. I, 186J. The Ittbell at Their C'Id flume* Agaii?Firing Uptn Picket*?One Man Wound,<i?Arrival ,f Mure. Cintra band* Down the Woir?Their Exytri-nce of Ihe lioad to FreorU m?C<nditi(,nof th< inhxliiantiI in Virginia?Lack of Praviritnu, rfr.?end Bat teriet t,n Jamet ttitxr?.V toif InlnlHgen-4, die. We have been exempt for eom? timo pist Iroiu those little incursions made by t! e oeuy into our lines, and th< so hplritod encounters bi: een miall detochm-nts or the opposing forces, which, ?t "ie time, were of almost daily occurrence; consequently tho duty of a picket b-is bo n dull and monotonous. Men wont out on exterior pickets, paced their rcuuds for tho allotted time, and returned without a bullet perforated hat, or a single tale of a midnight pas age at arms. It was liko standing guard at a genera! train ing in a far off country town North. Of course the duty b. came irksome to the men when there was no exclto ment; but the return to the practhos of olden times by the rebels bids fair to renew the interest that tho sol diers found in picket duty. Tho enemy have again fallen Into the habit of firing oil our pickets from tin Ir hiding places, and after wounding one or two men, or attempting to place hers du rvmbat as many as they may, retreat, and by familiar roads and j paths ott'uet a successful return to their fellows. There liavo been oue or'two instance* of this nutme during the past week. The rebels a.- u to have become emboldened vo'y suddenly, aud r.ow the picket may expect to receive a shot at any moment I. on a cowardly, covert foo. One of the Twentie h icgiin"..t, was wounded in the leg on Sunday Ia>t,and I understand ctliora have narrowly o.. caped since. Some of these bushwhackers who c mo a res? 1 uck river to shoot our pie'vots will be caught one oi these days, and it will then go liar.' with them. They I cannot expect much clemency at our ban ,s. We had a fresh arrival of contrabands yesterday. Th"y i wore from SmltiifleM, a small vll ng ? from twenty to j twenty-live miles above Newport Newt, on the James | river. N ine healthy fell w.- came in, ha\ n(; eo -aped in a i *m?:t flshcitna . boat, which they navigated by night ; <lowu the river, passing batteries and cami-i- witho t do- | taction. T! ey find |Kwse. -od theiusi Ives oi the boat throe weak.- ago, b .t bad secreud It so closely s to evade the searches by tho owners and friends ntil the proni tious time arrived for their :epart .r?, wbuu they bade a tearful farewell to tb< Ir amllli s an.I stat ic , for our c..m:> at Newport News. They had |> > in t> within u mile of our camp, when thoy d;scov< ed a boat making for them. They immediate y turue ' and rowed like g od fellows up the river, and for morn than li ! in le ur man aged to keep their relative distance from th ir pursuers; but the practical arms of the mu< f-war's cr <r dually lulled ;o them, and they, soeing the iscle-*ne*s eif a fur ther strangle, threw on their .??s, oxnecting instant death. It happened to b 'a boat fn m otio ol o :r mon of-war at Newport N'ws, whicn in! lieen sent out to overhaul tbnn. On uuitlm ' n i g mutually ex plained tie y were quite ovorcomt w th joy, and ex, >reesel an anxiety to get lowntoi , . .mpiusuntcr.lcvt toine other boat mi^bt come aftor th m. They ? ? ?:? tt<;?t there ar--very few trrxij^ l<-tween i,o?o an i mlthtk-ld, at any one po:nt, but that they iro gairlsoning ii .m coum batteries which line e ther bank of the rhe.-, y un dergtan thst the batteries wore vory p'onty l oi wwi here and Hlebm iid on th ? Jamee rivor. Ibi.1 i b . ,?ro described as being lietrtily tire-* of their mode o> life, j They have do moae; pat I tbom save inCuufed r>' bin-, whtch were voiy'little;.It 10 pa inrtiR for ht m-ces sarlcs of i e. fheycui ialn of promises unfuililleil. a ?! of prosp c s growing 'la ker. Tho i. gror* suite that there is the greatest die ling among the fa mersfo. the want ol salt. whicn .s \ e y scarce and not to be bad for money. Sa't is wort li ? von < r oig'.i dollars ? nrk and no supply at that hi,.^ price. Everyone ts greatly dis treps'd for tt o< m ooo <t neeessa jes of Hfe,and unless they con btain sail to core their 1 aeon for the winter Ihoy m isi s i(Tor still more hcf??r spring e mes. Anot.i r club of t Ine I-' expected down In a d y or two, thoy 1 ave a boat soci etod a ,el a: o on y w ? tcidng for a favorab ? tn11y to le .v '. \ fug i t' nee w ah ^ent to Norfolk Uwlay to carry up ?11.> : t-ty wonnded iwisener* tak n at (.beat ^fountain, ' v tern Vlrstntn. a wort tM* since The nature of their dt eharge is not kn -wn. s \' oilier pera i s were sent id two or tin i gont.'emn availed ui'meelvc# of the o .portim ty to lake a len k at the rebel bjttories on tho Blia'ibieib river. ... ... tl. . lu-t is r cw a rebel steamer, bearing the white flag, iia' been boar ed hy m.o l/x kwood oirSewai: s Point, a id a uuil er . f i?sse ' ere taken fr m her. i will en.l avor tokarnwlio h y are b >fore I mall my eot u inlcatlv.i. ihe l I awr. n.o, I"' . g e~ t" e.? e-nigij or to m ow m ring ilor deetkiut ou is eiAn-wn Thi j! ,,n<M ra an<) i ayllgbt will ba the o . ya-n. -Odli i>h now I ? i.;,r r when the HI. Law -:i?-? s- . The nlti i; ate >t t.a ' n st tbo a go Qeot a-in mhl d 1. ~ e a week I ( , y ho euOji ctuieJ. Tiruo v,i;, bably solve I . e ? We ?, THE NAVY. THR BROOKLYN NAVY YAIU). NEW YMF K LI C0XM14I0KID?TIIKIH OITinM? PHOOU8S OV WORK AT TRK YARD, KIT. Now that thi? navy Is performing such au active an<t cflVtlvn p irt hi tho present war, the <11 To- nt navy yards have becauit points of Attract ion, and all th*t occurs la them i a? eagerly lookud for i>8 news from thu grand army. Tho sailing of a man-of-war eriatesas mucu ex elteuient now iu thn departure of ? regiment ti-ed to da before tin' |x>ople ley'ut to be aoouetoniad to tho tight. Tho angngemont alHatoms Inlet, and tho luto gallant ex. ploit at thy l'onaac la Nuvy Yard have turned tho peoplo'8 attention to the uavy,anu mucli is expected from the many expeditious that it la rumored uro now fitting out for 0)>eratlouS a#n.m?t tho Southern coaat. Tho greatest ao. tivlty prevails at the Brooklyn Yard, aud within tho last few days several new voxels hav gone into commission mid havo left tho yard, and am lying in tho harbor awaiting orders to proceed to Boa. Among these ia the uow gunboat. ITtiadllla. She deserves particular mun tiou on ucoouat or the groat expedition In which she lu? hut'11 prepared for m rviee. Her builder, Mr. John I'uglis, of this city, sigued the contract on tho tiuih of June, nud In forty nmu days after?the 17th of August?alio waa launched: In two weeks after licr engines were in and at work, and o. he 10th of September shu wont on her trial trip, giving perfect satisfaction to all. Her armament, of which wo havegiven a description, waa at ono.o put on b'>ar<Itandaha went luto commissionon Monday. Sho i?ft the Navy Yard tho sump evening, and Is now lying oil' the l'attery nwuliitig order*. The Ottawa?thoaecoud of the gunboats built iu this city?Is having her armumnnt placed on hoard,and if thoy continue to work us 'uird as they are doing at pnsont, rho will be ready for sau In a day or two. f-ho, iiko tho I'nadilla, will carry one eleven-Inch columbiad p'aeed aitildfhlpt ,a 1 arrott rillod gna mounted on iho forecastle, Bin! thirty two pounders at lwr ports. It is rumored, though with what degree of truth wo cannot fay, that when alio is oowpleted she and the rossols named abovo wi.l proceed on a secret expedition. A guard of marines has been placed on (ward tho Alabama, thu only vessel of the five thus honored. lie other work at the yard goes on as usual, and tho lam..u.^ miiubor of men employed there enables the work to l>e pushed forward with an unexampled vlgar. Tho n .v nl )op-of wxr Uuatdu will shortly ho ready to launch. Tho ni.?u work like boot upon her. Tho other vessels oro hi a pro;iortlonato state of progress. The United St.Uis ste'in r ltnodo Island will hall about the Cth or Tth lnvt. toc'iiaoi'iuicate with the blockading squadmu south olfa;"' liatteras, and steo tiie Gulf block ailing hinadron, Key West, Kort Pickens, &c., which will altera an excellent opportunity to send loiters and papers. The gunboats Mercury and 0. M. Pettlt went Into com, mission yesterday, and will haul into tlie stream to-day Prohabl." they will lie off the Battery, tho other government vessels now there. These noat. nn staunch little things and carry each two of the Parrot i lued guns, one on thi l.ow, to i irry a twenty pound allot, nud one aft that will'carry a thirty pound ouo. Everything Is ott hoard to make the ofllcers ami men as comfortable as pos sible. They will carry about forty men cach. Tho fol lowing are the oiilciai lists or their officers;? MKRCl'KY. Acting Matter Commanding?S. J. Manton. Mi ter t Mateiwd Mxecvtiiv Officer?I/iwIk J. Kane. Acting Matter'/ Mat*?.lames Suonnlll. Seccnit Aai'tani J-'upinter?John K< unman. Tkiiil Airitan/ f.'tiI,irif -r?John 0. Uo'.aiKU r. O. M. I'BITIT. A<Iift<7 Hatter Con>jiuim/ing?A. S. Gardner. MaUcr't Ha/', and Kx cuUvt (fljlcor?Edward Daly. Aditig Matter't Matt?John Emus. Acting Second Auittant /?.'ngi'ii-jer?Henry Pest. Aciinj i hird .1 rtislatti Engineer?Augustus Warded. The (Jt tn of tho Sea, the Brazilliura, and one or two other rossote, are r.!mi*t ready f?r soa. T!:oy wet u yos teid.iy on board thoir urniami nt. The (list vessel will carry l'?>ur and the Focoud six guns. Workm maro busHy at work n the stoaj.iers f-'aut!ago do Cuba aud the Quaker City. Tie' following is a Hit of the ofToors who have reported for trrvkc. On tho OTT AVfA, Commanding?ThomasII.Stevens. J.-tiifmrU?GeorgoB. White. Acting MaMtin?llenry C. Keono, Samuel Haines, Wil liam P. r ckrtvy. Acting l't VTii iter.?CharlenII. Noyns. yU.uUnit Sitrg ?..???Thai I h 0. t'ariientrr. J\r.l A:sit(atit Kvgin-.r?W. W. l unxan. Sernul ;1?*ii(o.nt B%intert?Ed. Vi. Koehl, E. H. 9ey mceir. F. C. I'rindle. Tho f llowing are the official lists of eillccra of tho Ala bama, A gustu. and Unadilla:? Al.ABAMA. Commander?K. Luster. Jifititn.i.Tii?v.. W. Henry. ActingMusLcrt?W. J. Powers, C. C. llillard and J. S Dennis. AstiUanl Snrree??0. A. (Tlbson. Aclinj I'aynMstrr?W. S. Harford. Firti Amt'ani Hiyrlnrx t?11. 0. May son. ?V"'<?uf Aid-'ani Eiiyins T?K. C. I'.erryman. Viii'l Asii.!?nl Er.i,inter ? R. Hamilton,C, McDonalJ and ii. Taylor. Gunne*?A. Kvorson. Maitcr'i Mai'*?G. P. L"p am! N. C. f'mith. ACOFKA. O rr?E <; I'arrott. Liftwvt?H. L. liowlson. Acina Hatter*?J. L. Watson, N. B. Heath andH.T. Wyatt. A ritlant Surg- rtt?V.'. H. Holme*. First AiristantEngineer ? Q. V. float. Srr/r.d JtHdnmt Enginee.\?M. F. Cho. rcrs. Third AttiMarU Engineer*?B. A. James, IK J Pollock and a. Burnam. ? M>iter's Matet?J. W. Johnston. J. W. Cummingaiid J. W. Worth. ii?Ai);T.r.A. LieutMant Commanding?Najmloon GoKlnp. Lieutrna-nt and Executive Officer?J. 0. <>r. one. Firnt Atsutant Engineer?Edward Mars land. Anriciant Sur:i"n?K. L. Weber. Anu'.an! I'aymqtirr?Edward May. A tivu Masters?1'. W. Crure, W. L. Tuttle and Ed ward Van Stce. Third A**istan> Engineer*?Fred. Bull, Jr., Henry 8. L. trnrd and K. H. Thur*ton. Master'* Ha! a?W. Howard Brice, G. W. Iialsy and David Mason. City Intelligence. A*.?s Cast, in SiXTT-tccdRS .Strkkt?Cowf .v or ih* Gulit rjiuiv.4 Rkxakkabuc A?faj?.?On Mon > last an iucendiary fire occurred in a two story frniao dwelling, owned by Vieorge Allen , locatod In Sixty-secoud at. cut, near Jxixingtou avenuo. Hie tlanM wcro discovered ub <!or toe stairs, and were rapidly ascending when aritslod and extinguished by the r.o'.ghbors. Firo Marshil I! knr was notified and an investigation was gone into, wKisiod b> Captain Bryan,of the Nineteenth precinct. A .er or persons wore summoned and examined. The ill at as j>ect < f the all iir appeared to point with suspicion u^a nut Hr. Alien; there being sulllcicnt Insuiuuco on ilie bulld ing to fully cover the loss, thin was alleged as one oi iho motives U> iustigato the burning. Mr. Allen, it ?- <iiaef live.', in iho lower pari and was at home when the lr c oc curred, and a Mr. UeoVs and family live, h: the upp ~r pai t of the house. The examination of tno burned rubbish Showed th:it a preparation had been ma :e by using a ch unpagne bosket, dried grass and straw. 1 h; boy, Charles V. Mocks was, seen about half an hi ur before (lie lire *.o carry some straw from the sir. ol into his t;aU', and go towards tho house. With th.s fs . toge ther wkh oth .r circumstances and the boy's owu -,.:ua (Hctory story, Uio Fire Marshal placed the suspe i'i on him, and acc' rdingiy Captain Bryan,at ten o'clock oa Weilnesday ni^ht, detained the boy in tho stati. i. ?i so. "lha folkming day the Hre Marshal saw tl.ebi v in, and he thi.n coiiietsu'l his guilt in the follow liig luitii n?r:? lie said that he had wanted his mot In i . i.,\ e away from that house for some time past. '1 tho wind blew he was afraid the house would % That he made the lire ttuder the stairs, not to b rn Uie house down, but to soars his mothor so that .. w . ,:d move away. That ho put the dried grass and ?>mt st aw into the champagne basket and placed tlw b...-k -t ndct (he stairs bo fore he went t > the batcher's, yu Iks .rn from the butcher'.- h ? took tho meat up stairs, then cat .o down, struck a match and set (Ire to the fu?uw,WusA went into the street, and that in about five inin . ? - n't r the ala'tn was giver It so happened that the fir. v is suhdned by the q'.ick action of Mr. Meilcn, one of t.'.o neighbors. Mrs. Meeks, her slater and th ee or r? ir children wore up stairs at the time, and In order t efe i; o suflii attOB were compelled to get out at the seeo. d si<ey windows, oa thepiaiza roof, und fromtheuc ih- ? wcro extricated hy means of a ladder, ftis ni? th'kl oi ? rug his mother w as Considered a Jok., prcbab y, < n 1. I ?rt of tin hoy, but it ca mo very neai ..?!!?# tin. .no The moment the alarm *<? given, the hoy ran i...medi ately to Fifty ninth St root and helped to drug ep ' h fl -o online a iavorite machine, whirti he felt anions,no doubt, to see at work. The prisoner will bo tuken beforo the police court, at Vorkvlllc, this m.'ruing. G./.rMWA (01.I.BOB.?The uuiuaJ U'rm of the htw school ofColutrbia College, No. 3TMfsyette place, commenced on Wednesday afternoon, as anno..need in the Hkiuld, with about sixty new students, many of whom arc oh eu ly practitioners. Out of the ilfty-nino students of la.?t j ear's Junior Clas-s only thirty had rejorted th lus^ivos, the rest having gono to tho wars; so that, considering the t imes and the number of the present applicants, it U evi ile/it that the institution, registering ninety students th? my first day of the term, is growing in i-iv ''.?rlty,aml ta usefulness has become vn fait accompli. Tiio lu# do partment It coni)ucU>d by Pror. T. W. Iiw.ghi, II,.I>.. ivho is highly accomplished in his own lepa n.ent.and leems to b* very popular with the youag genth nen. l"r.>!'. I.ieber lectures also en political scl-noo: 1'rof. Nairne on othics, M?d Prof. Ordronoux on me>ltciii Jurls firudence. Prof Owlght announce.! to the si d. nts that there will bo thre.' prizes In his deportment to contend tor at the close of tl.u term. Tho sums awar ed will be 1290. $160 anil $100. Another prizo also of 1200 will b? jlven to the Stu.lut who shall attain tho highest excel ience in political science. The Kangaroo Ootward llound. CUr* i;.otc, O. t. a. M91. Tho steamship Kangaroo, which sail, d fr- m Sew York on S unrilay Inst, j>ossed thn isniit In" -v rlr , t>d tele Ifrj.pblc news and commercial despatches for l.ompe wen place.) n board of her by tho news yi.cht of ,. Jfew York press.

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