Newspaper of The New York Herald, March 22, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated March 22, 1862 Page 1
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TH WHOLE NO. 9324. " ;i|^ i .1 ? AFFAIRS ON THE MISSISSIPPI. The Great Fight at Island No. 10. Bet Work Between the Contending Batteries. MOVEMENTS OP THE REBELS AT MEMPHIS. Operations of Oar Forces on tbe Upper Tennessee River. BEAUBEGABD AT CORHTTH, MISS., Jtc*f IWij kti LATEST FROM ISLAND NO. TEN. The Fight Still Continue*?The Strong Fosltlon of the Rebel*?Large Number of Their Gun*?The Continued Fight of Our Gunboat* Keep* the Rebel Quarter* Warn?Their Dead and Wounded Carried Off?Their Guns Dismounted, ?kc. St. Loi'is, March 21, 1862. The Republican has a special despatch, (lated Island No. 10, yesterday, which says that cuunouading by the gui and mortar boats continued all day Wednesday. All the guns but one in the upper battery on the TenMUM* Shore hare been silenced, and one gun on the island dismounted. Shells from the mortars are constantly falling in tbo rebel camps and batteries, and numbers of the killed and wounded are being carried away on litters. A large number of loaded wagons are leaving thoTen" Meaee shore, from which it is believed the rebels aro making preparations for an evacuation of their works. The floating battery of the rebels has been moved Marer the Island. General Popo allowed a rebel gunboat to approach Within fifty yards of a masked battery on Tuesday, and then sunk her, kiling fifteen of those on board. lie had previously allowed five rebel stoamers to pass on towards New Madrid, and they are now between his batteries, unAble to escape. Over a dozen rebel vessels, their floating battery and battering ram, are now above General Pope's batteries, ad will be sunk or captured. Cairo, March 21,1862. A correspondent who left Island No. 10 yesterday, ays:? Firing is only moderate from the Benton and Mound Gtty at Intervals of fifteen minutos each, the object being to reduce the upper batteries. Five guns wero dismounted and two left, from which Occasionally shots are (Ire 1. Somo of them come very Mar our boats. The worka on both the main land and Wand are far more extensive than was generally supposed. There are at least eighty guns, many of Miem of the largest size, several of them rifled, and twenty thousand troops. I saw at one time ten regiments on dress pa fade on the main land. Their quarters aro out of reach of the mortars. The island is pretty well covored with tents. Our shslts reach all parts of the works on the Wand. It is svldsnt that all ths rebel batteries have bombproof casemates, as the men can bo seen to disappear When a shell falls Into the batteries. / As soon as ths upper fort ts reduced, the guntftials wil1 /advance, and talse the others in dotail. On Tuesday night the Mound CUy kept up a toady Ire on the upper fort, peevoaimg the rebels from makin* their usual nightly solute*. The rs . suit km that early in the morn fog they caoitssenoed m sovlng the dead and wounded from the casemates of thelbrt. A large nsmber were carne-l eut and taken beck into the woods. Oa Monday 000 shot were fired from the gunboats, sestly shell, beeide 900 shell from the mortars. On Tuesday Commodore Foote directed the fuses to be wet, with a view to deatroy the works and dismount tho funs. The result was satisfactory. As yet hut one man toae been killed by the enctny. Ciihmoo, March 21,1882. A special despatch from Cairo to the Chicago Journal ays that a moderate aro was kept up by the floet at Mend No. 10 on Tuesday,Wednesday and yesterday. The gunboat Minnesota dismounted a 128 poundor tun on he enemy'8 upi>er battery. Some rebel gunboats tried to force their way up yesterday morning, but bail to retire. General Pope has twenty-two guns mounted at Mount Pleasant, and has erected a new battery four ilea below. THE TENNESSEE RIVER EXPEDITION. Ceaeral Rmith't Forces Sixty Miles Above Florence*?The Whereabouts of General Beauregard?He is Reported to Have Fifteen Thousand Men Under 111 in at Corinth?The Fifth Ohio Cavalry Pnt the Rebels to Flight, die., die. Chicago, March 21,1862. A special despatch to tho Chicago Jounuil from Cairo Bit, says:? Direct and positive information has arrived from Central Grant. (Smith?) He is at Savannah, sixty miles from Florence. The troops are in One health and spirits. Beauregard is in command at Corinth with 16,000 men from Pensacoia. Generals Cheatham and Bragg have Alvlsions near by. About 6,000 man in the vicinity of Savannah.have enlisted in tho'Unlon army recently On the night of the 13th a division of the birth Ohio aavairy put a part of Cheatham ? forces to {light and horned the railroad bridge. The forces in that vicinity ire -divided into fne diviBtons under -oommand of Generals Sherman, Hnritrurl, MeClornand, Wallace, and Lantnan. [Special Correspondence of the Cincinnati Gazette ] Tsh.vsskks Riven, 1 Eight Mnxs Abovk Foot linot, March 9,1862. j The Tennessee expedition Is preparing for dopartnre. A part of tho ferco is already off for ttio appointed roitdecvous, and the reel almost ready to follow. kknc3 at kmju11kiv1. Around us lie a-core of tL i boats oollected for the ex pedition?stern-wheelers mostly, or snlrwheolersof lwhf t .draught? hinting ef an attempt to cn?i the Muscli ! ghoals. The river everflows It* banks, and half tho bot torn lands aro ciUor submerged or convertod Ints swamps. Fort Hem?7, below, ic Oiled wih water, the u table ditches aro wished away .ami tho.vmbankmcnta ars crumbling down. Within is a shallow lake, and the ' water la np to the lowsr c Iga oftutno of tha /juna. Heavy timber, leafless and desolate, lines the rlvor np J and down as far as tho eye can roach. A (tingle c irnflold is the only evidence within eight ihit the country la Inhabited, except by the "Sunders." From do brink ?f tho rrror tho cam pa stretch backward, an I away (through the distant woods yoti still caUth the sheen of ^polished arms and the glimmer of tho white tente. n the /sunlight, Cavalry are crowdlig* down InCbn boats, six Vurao teams are half leaded wagons that cut tdraost down to the bub 'hrough I'm sainl-llguld bottim; |i wig strings of borers are dragging up artillery and Sft sloss, Um gong pinks nro crowded with a hurrying th.'oag?soldiers, horses, seu'ee in. I officer*; by tlie wader's edge lies a mlacolianeoua cotg'usion of botes of amnfcinitl n, barrels of pork and hard bread, rolia of tenia, bund,?s of teat poles, saddles, (tamers, crimp chests, trunks, blanket*. knapsaeks, stores, camp cots, portable tables, nod the whole ussa linent of usefut and usois.-'M impediment* which ovary regiment iusiele on cumbering itself with. ' icTivirr on thr mvF.n. ,On the river tho scenes aro not Ires lively A d.szoa tioigte aro steaming about, cro.vdlng thuir way Into .'he Couth ' 1 " 1 >I"' n 'hat linen Um improvised mng >helr noses In on shore above or below, and tying to trere, tffaehing egnlnst uno another, with a shatte Ing of guards tk"1 '* charged up to p i ei runout uocount, towing out bargrfl, or working their way from the crowd to start f<r 0." rendezvous. now* are covered with wngors, aft "f lha wheel bourns are rows if horses ?nd mules, ambulances are aw uog up out of the way by rope and tackle, bargee are laahe 1 elongeide bristling with rows of flcld pi' ??en tbhsr aide, and With thearli < her set arranged iP tbo ityddle, pi lee ef regimental las. 1 :E NE gag* are scattered everywhere, and almost block up tbo ' way to the staircase- guards and hurricane deck are one moving mass of soldiers, muskets ere stacked on the texas, and among them stands the band, waking the , echoes in these Tennessee woods alternately with th# " Star Spangled Banner" and "Away Down in Dixie,' as they steam slowly oB toward Alabama. TIIK OBNKBAL8. An unusual stir amiu the bustling hurry calls your attention to tbo larboard > f the trans|K>rt flagship, and you see that the Tigress has just corns up alongside. She la Major General Grant's headquarters. Wash. Graham (of Zanesvllls, Ohio), Commodore of tbo transports, Is called aboard, and the Tigress moves down toward Kort Henry again. Just as she gets under headway, somebody with stars on his shoulders hails her from anuthor boat, and, on rounding to, General Sherman, of Ohio, looking better than you have ever seen him before, calls from the hurricane deck lor Gonoral Grant, and asks for another battery. "You shall have it," is tbo reply, and in a moment tho written order is sent across. The Leonora steams up, with gay bunting Muttering at the jackstaBj and Mi^jor General Smith, commander of the forces in the Bold, comes over to headquarters for further instructions. General Grant, very sober still over his recent advices from Washington, holds a hurriod consultation with him, to which General Totteu is also invited. Commodoro Graham is called on, despatches are sent to Taducah for fifteen more transports, and General Grant's and GeneralSmtth's boats both start up again toward the burnt bridge on tbe Memphis and Bowling Green Kailroad. The wind blows fresh from tho south and the steamers make slow progress. And so, with mllnituds of bustle and some real progress, the day passes. NIGHTFALL ON THB R1VKR. Night folds hor wings over the scoue. Tho air, still musty with the fat coal smoke, darkens the moonlight that reveals but does not define the continued movemenls. From tho woods corns tho gloamtnps of hundreds 1 or camp ttreB, mo river nanus swarm wnn soiu.ors, a lew steamers posh s'owly out and bead up the stream, the \ lights from their furnaces shaking Id wavy linos across , the current,and planning with chauginghues from every ripple. Tho sentries paco their beats around the buggngoy awaiting shipment on tho banks ; bugle calls sound uuC fi oin the distant camps ; and tho hum of a great city llUg the ears. For hero, iu this almost uninhabited district of Tcuuessoo, there has cotno suddenly in a population greator than that of Cleveland, or Columbus, or Dayton. And stlil the wind blows from tho South. Sit/auburn. March 10, 186a. df.lay8 in emiiahkino. Vroxpectcd delays have occurred, and many of tho boats are still ouly "preparing" to move to tho appointed rendezvous. The extraordinary height of the river rondors landing very difficult, and it is only at a few points that boats of the larger size can get over the ordi 1 nary banks, and out far enough in the shallow water on the bottoms, to reach the dry laud from which artillery , and baggago must bo shipped, floats also are wanting, and of those orderod tip from l'aducah yesterday by tele graph only a few have yet arrived. The work of embarking tho forces proceeds slowly. Too many othcers, instead of superintending and pressing forwurd tho work, are to be found playing euchro, or i mokhig cigars in tho ladies' cabin. .Vuturally enough, the soldiers, loft to themselves, dovoto and spend treble time in doing thoir work. Jack Williums (Captain Jack Williams, of the lato Gen. Iatudcr's body guard), would have gut a regiment, baggage and all. aboard, in tho I me rpent hero rupoutodly to-day with a company. Everything has to como In over tho long and narrow gangplank. Horsos sometimes frightou at the narrow bridge, and mules are oi>^t jnato about trusting their precious bodies to it, of course. A careless (cllow a moment ago managed to noglcct a flery horse, just as he was uliout to step on deck. The horse saw tho rushing water bcnoath him on oue side the plank, and springing away turned a somersault backward over the other sido into the deep water under the bow. Fortunately his neck ....... n..t k-,.r?ti ntt.l lit, n.hnro 11f...: .. I .. . 1... master did not pitch in afier tho horse. A dozen such cases have recurred to-day, uiuply illustrating the oil proposition,that half tho teamsters and wngoumas'ers ill the army display less 8"use than the animals they . drive. --V We aro not left without reminders that we are in an 1 enemy's country. lioyoud the burned bridge on the I MeriK'h s branch of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad two or three of our pickets were surrounded and carried off by a squad of rebel cavalry iaat ui^lit. This morning a number of the loaded transients went up there. Last night we had a heavy storm of wiud and rain. This morning it was c Id uud gloomy, but befoie noon the s .n came out, and the afternoon has been warm and pleasant. I'he poor fellows bivouacking on tho hill sides or en hurricane decks relish the change. Thore is now some prospect that we may get off in tho night. March 11, 1862. The expedition is st last under weigh. Generals Wallace's arid VlcCleruand's diva-ions rondo/roused at the burned bridge on the Msagplns branch si um Liuisvhle and Nushvue* Railroad yo.-tord?y, and i'arted up the river. Ik.ring ilw night ami tins momiug the other divisions got off Sonic six or ctghs regimenrs, however, have not yet embarked, and I hear of firge numbers or boats and troope stiil to come up. UOW THE LIKE WAS KEPT IN. As tho boats went howling merrily along this morning by tlie burned bridge, the decks swarming wrth blue coats, and the bamHthugiug cmr the bid national airs, line stretching out of sight, up and down the river, and marked the smoke curling upfront behind bcuu* utiles ahead, tho magnitude of the ex|?dilion became apparent , and hopes beat high for a movement so auspiciously begun. The men were crowded thickly on tho guards, Ikiws and hurricane deck, and iu moat of the boats tho cabins were also so full that walking through them was well nigh impossible. Watching the boats passing one another, comparing their relative speed and boasting of the favorites, was tine work for a time, but this became tiresome, and soon there was nothing left for it but to fall back on the soldiers' employments?smoking and eating. For the latter there was sin.ill opportunity. Officers, by dtnt of abundant patience, secured tolerable meals at iiitolerabio prices from tho stewards ot the boats. Privates found sutler shops opeued en the hurricane decks, and for a time gorged themselves with choesc, ginger bread aud bologna sausage; but tho supply soon gave out, snd tlicy were forced to tall bock on hard bread und pickled pork, Some of lite boats slopped for the men to go ashore and coos their rations?a pririlego that was highly appreciated. Others had to bring out their little stoves ami make such shift as they could at frying their pork and toasting their hard bread on tbe decks. SCENERY VP THE lllVEB. The banks grew a little higher as we proceeded up the river, but the snuio Icaliess, dreary looking forests lined them mi either side. Occasionally a picturesque scone was passed, but in tho muiu it is hard to Gud much to admire in the scenery of a wide ditch tilled with muddy water. At diltcreut points something like piles of cord wood was noticed on the eastern shore, but examination showed it to be pig iron from tbe iron furua< eg back in tho hills. WELCOME. frame house would bo seen, but nearly all the dwellings were of the meanest sort, slavo buts and log cabins inhabited by the "poor while trash.'' A few bore white (lags; trom others the national colors wore display est. while men, women unit children indulged in the n>?t extraordinary antics of ilebght ssthe boats went by. 'lhu negroes wore partlculorly inbilaut. Au obi white w.silled ucgresH fa.rly dnoocd with delight, sw inging her arms, wielding her isitnleroua feet in a way that iniisl have seemeil particularly dungerous to her neighbors, and shouting "Glory, glory, do Yankees Is comm' w id nil do boats in do world,and de gunboats, tool" Anullior undertook a jig with a fat biby in Iter arms; and anotuor could tind no other way of expressing lier delight except by stretching out her black arms, leaning forward toward us, aud drawing in hor arms again, as if to include us ail .In one general embrace?a gesture thai sho kept repeating till we passed out of sight. The white people were less demonstrative, but in the main their gratification at our appearmoo was manifest. WltAT THE ENEMY MIOUT HAVE DONE. Pilots were a little uneasy. The Memphis papers had nmisldy suggested that sharpshooters -b mid be sont out to pick them olT, aud every mite's advance ahowod how easily the plan could lie carried out. There were lories, too, ihat some of tho earlier be ills had be'n bred at In the vicinity of tho mouth ofDutk river,aud it waa known that the country was tilled with straggling bands of rebels, and easily accessible to theui at an/ point along tho wiesteru shore. THE DESTINATION. Speculation was busy us to the destination of the cxpe dllion. Pilots raid the rivnr was at its high, si sis re,and that the Jacob Ntrader itself might (lost over the Muscle Shoals up to Decatur, where tbu remuanta of Aba lionelson and Howling (ireen forces are said to have concentrated. On the other hand rebel foi ces are said to bo purine to defoi.d llM rsftan between Memphis and the Tennessee, aim there c. old nanny t>e lot t iitur rear ax we wont u|> the river dearly, It was argued, wo wdl either disembark eomcwhcro noar S<v.innuh and march ovarian I (a hundred nnleior more; to Memphis-, or move on rp the river into Mississippi or Alabama. Thr ipodition to on too largo a scilonot to be intended to attack the eaciny in eomo of tbnlr stri ngcst poeitioiia, .mi la constitute the grand column for the advance Into Uio cotton (bates. And lor the reel we have no vera I largo vessels, ?, that It la pretty certain whatever la to be d??o will bo doue quickly. It would not do to run the riak of keeping theae lai ge hoate up 10 far long, when the fall la the river that may begin any day and must come toon, ja likely to lay them up dry fur the ssnmer. PIlOORKsfr. The hoata have moved etvadiiyon through the entire day, at an average apoed of four to.Ova nulca an Iiour. A do/en or two hare been ia eight all Vie time, end the moke of the rest can ho seen curling among the tree to, e in tlie hende for tniiee up and doyrn the river. The storm of yesterday luis been succeeded by a fay of sunnier beauty, ovarcoata hare bee i thrown aside and Uio men, basking in the Hiinalnuc on the deck, hare i? en rapidly re> living that thoy are at Inat woll into the Benny sfculb As the aim sinks behind tlio gorgeous hank vf clouds on our right tlio purplish clouds that lleck the rkv Tudj Into an a?ire that scores of steamers, pulling out ibe'ir hugo volumes of smoko. strive in vnin to ohm ura. TtV bonis hang out their rod und green lights, and Hie etair eeenvto have settlod Trom the heavens to adorn the <lm kl/ gleaming twit of water that wluda away into the d?."kucee. Ruddy flr** glow on the banks, and snatches fit ?,>ng pnt to us from the regiment* that are swarming nftniud them, preparing thalreveningmoale. long trains of (littering spukg llll the air ahead of us,aiid?how 1 wheTV other steamer* *re steadily leading the way south ward. Aid the sir gfwwe haimy with the hiaaih of Southern (tnvr? ;ia we n*?;r tho southern hootida,y of J itiii sere. I W YO NEW YORK, SATURI HIE REBELS ON TIE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Itffi Thompson Impressing Bits Into the Rebel Serwlee-^ondltlon ot Affaire In Memphis?Disappearance of Governor Harris?The Tennessee Legislature Missing?Propositions to Burn MemphisImpressments of Union Men?The Floating Battery and Holllas' Rani?Union Men Fleeing from Memphis?Demoralized Condition of Things in That City? The Rebels Want Iron and ArtisansAbsence of Mall Facilities, die., die. Cmcioo, March 21,1862. A special despatch to the Chicago Tribunt, from Cairo S0th,8uys that "a report was received this morning rom gykeatown that Jeff. Thompson had landed at Cape lirardoau and was pressing ineu and horses into the revel service. A skirmish had taken place between the Jnion forces and his advance. Three of the enemy were tilled and wounded. Reinforcements have been sent here." A gentleman who has boon a contractor at Memphis, ?ho left there on Thursday, arrived last evening. lie - ports that Governor Harris disappeared from Memphis .ho socond day after tho one to which the Legislature idjourned, and has not since been heard from. He ia supposed to be at Corinth, Miss. The Legislature has adjourned and gone, no one knows hither. Tho subject of burning the city in case an evacuation was necessary was still being discussed. There had acen no impressment of Union mon into the rebol service lo any extent, except for guard duty, until since the fall if Fort Doue'soD. Binco Governor Harris'proclamation impressments have been general. Hundreds have been picked up in the streets aud taken from stores and dwellings, and marched off to the camps of instruction at .hopoirit of the bayonet. Tho battery is so constructed as to ho sunk to the water's edge, leaving nothing exposed except tho armament, which cousistg of nine Dahlgren gi ns. It was built for tho protection of Memphis and hus been sent to island No. 10. Hollins' steam ram was also sent there. the Union men are leaving Memphis in great numbers, leaving their property to be confiscated and gliul to escape with their lives. Quarrels in tho streets are frcipicnt occurrences between Union men and secessionists, and shots aro hourly exchanged. The rebels groatly need iron and have offered $25,000 to any artisan who will discover a process of making mulleabie iron. Ammunition is plenty?manufactories iro iu operation day and night in the vicinity of Memphis. There arc no mail facilities except along the railrcad routes. Letters aud papers are carried from town lo town by privato enterprise. The provisional government of Kentucky .s tosssomble n a Sibley tent, near the headquarters of Goneral Critieuuen, at Uuntsville, Alabama, on the 21st. THE RUMORED CAPTURE OF YANCEY. V Po-rrsviLki, Pa., March 21,1862. Alettor from Howard Potts, engineer of the United JUtes gunboat Water Witch, confirms the capturo by that vessel of the schooner William Mallory, with m<> traitor Yancey. Reported Arrival of Yancey In New Orleans. Niasmut, March 21,1862. Southern advices received hero say that Yancey arrived at New Orleans, and uiudo a speech avowing that no help could bo procured from England or France, and urging retaliation by "tapping cotton cultivation. Parauu Rrownlow leaves Tor the North to day. NEWS FROM FORTRESS MONROE. Fortbis MoXHor, March 20,1M2. All is quiet here. A severe northeast storm has been prevailing for the last two days. Several small vessels have dragged their anchors and gone aerhore, but wMI be got off without dilfV-ulty. Notliing has been seen or heard of the Mrrriuiac. The Monitor occupies tier usual position above the fleet. Fhe has received mmo alterations and addltiona that w ill materially add to her impregnability. The telegraph cable has been partially imlerrun, but the bad weather has put a stop to operations. Return of the Steamship Baltic from a Cralsc lit Search of tlie Disabled I'nlted SUtci Snip Vermont. The United States steam transport Baltic, J. J. Uom stock, commander, returned to port yesterday morning from a cruise in rtaicb of tho disabled I'nlted States ship Vermont. She lol't New York March 10, towing the United States frigate Sabine to Hampton Bonds, and from thence to sea Wednesday evening, March 12; after which proceeded in search of the Vermont, makings horough search between the parallels of thirty sis and forty degrees north, and between the meridians of sixty one and sixty seven degrees west, without falling in with the ship or any traces of bor, or hearing anything from several vessels spoken for that purpose. On Tuesday, the 18th, et half past eight o'clock A. M., spoke the Uulteil States frigate Sabine, also In search of tho Vermont, which had heard nothing of her, but would con tinue the search to tbo north and ciust. Tho Bailie during the cruise passed considerable wrecked stuff, con slating of vessels, spars, broken masts, Ac. [Ou referring to the marine columns it will be found that tho Vermont was seen by a vessel that arr.vcd this morning.?-Editor llnui.n.] Trade w ith the Southern Porta, die. Washixotox, March 21, 1862. As our forces extend tbo authority of the United States on the Atlantic coast, numerous applications are made by morchunts and shippers to tho Treasury Department for permission to trads with tho recapturod ports; but Iheso are uniformly refused. Nothing is done to interfere with the blockade. I'ermlts, however, aro granted by the department for internal trade elsewhero. The public debt and all foreign drafts aro paid at ma turity, no matter what may be the pressure in other respects on tho Treasury. The statement tliat Daniel F. Sickles was unanimously rejected as Brigadier General ia not correct. Capture of Two Schooners Loaded with Cotton. Pint tnRt.rm.t, March 21,1882. The Bulletin has a letter from Ship Island, dated the 12th InstAat, which says that tho Itasca has captured a schooner off Mobile flay, with flvo hundred bales of eot ion, arm mat me rinom hub capiurna mo t cuuoner core, with two hundred bales of cotton. Arrest of Traitors. Chicago, March 21,1881 Si* citlxens of Sangamon county wort arrested yesterday by order of General llalleck, and soot to Alton to be placed in closo confinement, for aiding the escape of rebel prisoners from-Camp Hut lor. The Flftjr-llrst Pennsylvania Regiment. IIakrihiii'ioi, March 21, 1862. The Governor has issued e general ordor compliment ii g the Kifty-first resnsylvania for gallantry at.Roanoke and Newborn, at the lattor ongagementstorming the enemy'* batteries at tho potat of the bayonet, and ordering the namos of these bittlcs to bo inscribed on their colors. The regiment Is cororunudod by Colonol Hartrenft, and mainly composed of those who left Ball run before the battle. They were the Aral to plant the flug at Newbci n, and seem determined t* rcoover their lost fame. Acadrmt or Mi-air.? At the mstlneo today "Vtsa. niello'' will be lvpeatcd. Those who hare not board this opei* will be charmed with its spark' ng and exhilarating mrsie. Not tho least of the attractiens of the piece it the IVnella of SenoritA Cuba*. Tho Dumb tilrl was sorsr more expressively or grscefuhy portrnyed. The opera will ho given again on Monday, Mile. Cubas hering been re encaged. On Wednosday the long talked of debut of Madame <1* I.tissan takes place. llnsewrt WR's Twr?rr> srooWD RmnwBieT Hewn.?'The second giand military coasert of this fine btnd Ukes fjaco this evening, at the Academy of tfusio. Mis* Hivkley, Fignor Mancuei and Mr. fl. C. Campbell are the rocalb'W engaged, Tho programme is one of the most aurasUvs .that we hsvo seen for some time. * " RK H )AY, MARCH 22, 1862. NEWS FROM WASHINGTON. Washington, March 21, 1862. THF DEPARTMENT OP THE SOUTH.

Tho States of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, with the expedition and force, now under Brigadier General T. W. Sh.rinan, will constitute a military depart, muut, to be called Hie Department of the South, to be under tho command of General Hunter. THE MILITARY DEPARTMENT OK TirE GULP. A new military department, to be called the Department of the Gulf, is constituted. It wi.l comprise all the coast of tho Gulf Mexico west of Pensarola harbor, and so much of the Gulf States as may be occupied by the forces under Major General B. F Butler, United State. Volunteers. The headquarters for the preaeut will be moveable, wherever the General Commanding may be. MOVEMENTS OK GEN. KKEMONT. Gen. Fremont left Washington this afternoon for New York. It Is said tho boundB of his department have been enlarged so as to include Ohio and other points. REPORT OF THE 1IOC8K JUDICIARY COMMITTEE ON TUB PRESS CENSORSHIP. The report of the Judiciary Committee of the House on the censorship of the press has been the subject of much comment, particularly In reportorial circles. It la well known that the committee have sup prfBDOU DVUiO VI buy Uluak luipvi M?U? wrtiuivnj gi?vu before them, and that their report is far from being impartial. Ihey have stepped aside from their duties to censure the gentleman as Censor, when all the blame attributed to him belonged elsewhere. The committee have omitted from their report the evidence that the authors of the complaint against the censorship of the press had for some time been exempted from its operation by a special order, and laid the complaint only when they were reduced to the common level by the transfer of the superintendence of the censorship to another branch of ths government. There is much more in this censorship of the press than has been as yot exposed: and, when some honest investigating committee shall compare the report of the Judiciary Committee with the testimony adduced before them, their report will be tho subject of mingled ridicule and indignation. They have suppressed the fact that they elicited from tho Censor fuels which not only relieve him from all ceusuro,but place bis prmcipal accusers in a most unenviable position. These facts wlllbe brought to light. This is tho period for investigating committees, and Beau Hickman's Kitchen Garden Cummltteo sadly needs investigation. His report is more open to it than the censorship. While the censorship of the press has been inexorably enforced in reference to telegrams to the leading metropolitan newsjiaperft, until now there has been no restriction upon the communication of the war news by o(Beers and soldiers in the army to any of the country press. An order has been issued peremptorily forbidding letters of this character to be sent from any of the cam pp. This will prcbnhly prevent tho friends of the soldiers of the army of the Potomac from hearing from thorn when important movements are in progress. TilK liKBATK 6N TUB TAX BILL. Tho discussions on the Tax bill in the House to-day would have alforded considerable amusement to spectators if they could have forgotten the Importance of tho measure to the country?tho absolute necessity of providing speedily a revenue to meet the exhausted demands upon oor treasury. Some of the members try to be vory facetious over tho whiskey soctions, and others are very disputative; a vast amount of pettib gging is done in be. half of the various interests involved. The statesmen who engage in the debates speak often of the effects of certain sections upon their constituents, but seldom of the country's great need of money. Pel gallons continue to arrive for the purpose of before the committee ami proving to them that particular articles in their line ought not to be taxed. Ihc broker* and bankers had a tx nring to-day, and asked for a revision of section sixtytwo in their favor; but the Pennsylvania and Kentucky members <tb< ieed it outrageous that there slioukl be any remission of taxes upou money trading while such necea* series of life lis whiskey and tehacco ore mulcted heavilyThe cliampioo billiard players have taken the cue, and have oomc here to get the license for tables curtailedThe Committee expect a delegation of ladies next week, to obtain u induction of the proposed taxation of pins, I?ra(K)ls and hooped skirts TRADE WITH THE KJBSTORED EOKTS. A largo number of licences for internal trallic with the portions of the rebel states recently recovered from tbe occupancy of the rcbols have been ubtaiued from the Treasury Department, but, on account of the blockade no permits have boeu issued for trads along tbe Atlantic const. AFFAIRS HKSt'MlKU THEIR FOKMKR fit ATE IN FAIRFAX COUNTY. A meeting of the citizens of Fairfax county, Va., is to be held at Fairfax Court House to morrow, for the purpose of reorganizing the civil Institutions of that county. Th?v (ihvit nnw nn rmintv iiflirfirt; AVArvlhinif h.ivmir beou revolutionize! by the rebellion. The industry of tho couDtry is destroyed?fences hare d if appear oil from the furmi?and 11 is Decenary tliat Borne reflations abouUI be instituted ret poet Inn the control of tho herd* and Hocks, in order that the farmora may raise crops this scasou. Governor Plorpont will doubtless aulltorize the loyal luhabitanta of Fairfax to hold an election. TftEAAUHT DKFAKTliBNT AFFAIHS. The complamtf inada of alow dlabureetucnta fiom iht Treasury attract her. <\i the aaauranco ia given that not a day clapsaa alter the presuilatlou . nr.j requisition ut iho Treasury liepajtmonl before paymc. ih made lni| .ssiblo by want of funda. Secretary ( hum haa used a i p< asiblo exertion to meet the demanda oi public creditors. He planned the rebel given by oortiU cntes of Indebtedness, which are now being Issued to al creditor* desiring them, and whose accounts aro audited and settled, or who present chocks of disbursing officers. 1XUPBNTAL EXPENSES OP Till HOUSE OF JiKFKlSE.s' TAT IVES. Tlie Postmaster of the House, in response to a resolution, furnishes the following statement of the cost ol stationery furnubed to tho comu.tttss during lbs session ? Committee on Flections f5,67fl Ways and Vle.iiia ,<W2 .Claims 6,085 Commerce 3 142 I a? illc Ka.irood 281 lustrictor Columbia 33,001 Judiciary 7,*?? Huvoluiionary^'laims 0,384 Public Kxpenditurea 1,852 Private land Claims 4,477 Agriculture '2,110 Indian Allah's 3,180 Military Annie 64,410 M Una '2.250 .Vavnl Affairs 30,402 Foreign Atlhii'l 4,818 Territories 3 005 Revolutionary Pennons 4,005 Invalid Peusinns 5,666 Roads and Caua a 0,118 Patents 3,751 Public Buildings and Grounds a,ft >3 Mileage 1,451 Accounts ' 7,Sd< Printing 1 wi Fngruerud Bills 1,B2A Onntrncie for Government Sopi Itm 1,772 l/ijruliy oi Government employes ?,1 U National Armory 1,6? Western Detain ob 1 Total ?18l TI.b report 11*to* thru the largur part of thn atatiuuerj charged to the Military Committee wan furnished to eol dlers in lh? army, at tho request of member*. TU CAME or rodTMASTKH WAIRMAN, OF THIS CITY The Senate to day disagreed to tbo motion to raeon sider tha vote by which Abram Wakentan waa rrconllj aonflrmad aa llwUnnatcr of New York. Tlx appoliitmen it, tbarefore. cone lush a. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AFFAIRS. TTte Provost Marshal General of the Array of Ilia Pnto raac and bis subordinate* burs, in obodionce lo a Krnarn order, turned oyer to Brigadier General Wadsn'orth military Governor of the District of Columbia the buildings and premises occupied in tho cllj of Washington, and all the public property be longing thereto. The Provost Marshal's ofll cor has been withdrawn from Washington, aur all the force employed lit the military of the city la under the commaud of Genera Wadeworth, aa Military Governor of the District. Getw ml Wsalsworth haa aatablishcd his headquarters in tb' building heretofore ueed and ocoupiod by iba Provos Marshal. The Provost Marshal General, and his auhordi nates, bare ate inrned ever to Brigadier General Wads -ortlt All tlid nlVltary prlsona within the District ci ERA I Columbia, and till contrabands now id custody, and the ' same will bo henceforth under the Military Governor.' PRESENTATION TO GEN. FITZ JOUN POKTEK. J The staff of General Fitz John Porter last evening pre- 1 sooted bun with a sword, sarh and belt. Leering the sword, which was appropriately inscribed, on hie tabl*', 1 In his absence, the usual formality of speech making was | diFpensed with. The sword is an elegant one, and the , appointments In keeping. < CONFIRMATIONS BY THE SENATE. r ThoSonato, which was in executive session several \ hours this afternoon, couUrmed the follow ing nominations as Major Genera's of volunteer forces, viz:? Rrigadier Generals Don Carlos Buell. t JoLirPo|>e. h bainuci R. Curtis. Franz Sigol. John A. McOcrnand. d Chan. K. Smith. Lewis Wallace. < The following uaiusd Brigadier Geuerals were also confirmed:? t John Cook. c Richard J. Oglesby. > Wm. H. L. Wallace. John McAribur. 1 Jacob (i. Lauiuan. < John A. Logan. Robert L. McCook. 8peed 8. Fry. 1 All those gentlemen were coioneis. The Senate also confirmed as Brigadier Generals of Volunteers the following named:? Major John G. Barnard* Corps of Engineers. Captaiu Henry W. Juduh, of the Fourth infantry. i Captain James It. Rick<-tis, of the First artillery, for meritorious conduct at the battle of Bull run. James Craig, of Miasouri. ' D Von 1-11..? I Alexander An both. . ( Tho Senate went into executive session at an early hour, and immediately confirmed the nomination of General Sigel SB Major General. Tho nomination of Gone:ul Mgel , was made by the President, most willingly, at tho solicitation of Colonel Frank Blair, of Missouri, Chairman of the House Committee on Military Affairs. The Senate confirmod on Thursday Cupt. D. G. Farrugut, | to be a (lag officer in o<>intnand of the Western Gulf block- , ailing stp-adron. Daniel P. Woodbury was confirmed as Brigadier General of Volunteers. THE DIFFICULTIES IN THE SIXTY-THIRD NEW YORK REOIMENT. All tho officers of the Sixty-third Now York Volunteers, except Lieutenant Colonel Fowler,Quartermaster 0. HanIon and Lioutcnanls McCormick, Mooro and Brady have j had their resignations accepted, and are mustered out of I the service. Tlicy filed a protest .igamst the resumption ; of the colonelcy of the regiment by Colonel Enright,who had been restored to that pesition, in aco.'rdance with the finding of a board of examiners, and added that if ho was restored they would resign. Ho had already bean restored, and the protest was accepted as tlicir resignation. DEATHS IN THE ABUT. The following deaths of scldiots are reported:? Burteiueus TUi tletl. 11th Maine Volunteers. E. Waddiemati, Co. E, 62d Peunsyvatila Volunteers. Phillip B. Wilder, Co. K,7tli Massachusetts Vols. S. A. Newman, Co. I, 2d Rhode Island Voluuteors. Redmond Morris, C<>. M, 2d United Slates artillery. ( has. Bowei a, Co. G, 1st United Slates artillery. Th s. Burke, 2d New York Volunteers. John F. Bird, Co. 1), 4th Pennsylvania cavalry. Frantigau ?, Co. G, 8th New York Volunteers. T. Kclley. Co B, 9lh Massachusetts Voluutecrs. H. Cole, Co. C, 77th New York Volunteers. Stephen Kennedy .Co. D, 92d New York Volunteers-. M. L. Farra,Co."ll,49th Pennsylvania Voiuuteera. John Sullivan, Co. 1>, 102 I Now York Volunteers. H. Goodrich,Co. G, 101st New York Volunteera. laundress , Co. C, 2d United States cavalry. Albert Goodman, Oo. H, 57th New York. Abraham Bates,Co. H, SOth New York Volunteers. Edwin Graves, Co. I), 86th New York Volunteers. 1*. Schuiertzar,Co. D,Cameron Kitten Francis Groafert, 8th New York battery. James Dunham, Co. K, 86th New York Volunteera. PAROLE OF A REBEL CHAPLAIN. Rev. M. McVeigh, of Loudon county, Virginia, who was made a-pr inner a few vfesks ago while serving tut chaplain to a rebel regiment, was yesterday released from tbeoid Chpilol prison on parole, to return ogam within ninety days unless in tliot time he shall procure the ex change for htmsoU' of He*. Don r. Le.e, chaplain of a Union regiment, now. a prisoner to tho rebels. AKHKtrr OP A PICKET NHOUTER. lt>o notorious Dr. Vomit, tb? murderer of our Union pickets, wjk arrosled yesterday, south of the Oecoquan, and brought to this etly. TU1RTV-SKVBHTII CONGRESS. PUtST SESSION Senate. Washington, March 21, 1802. or* um IIKN. Mr. Halr, (rep.) of N. II., introduced a bill to provide for an equitable keitlotnent of the accounts of the "(Beers and sailors of the frigate Congrose and othor vessels. I' iiascd. national TOl'NtlKIlS and arsenal'. On motion of Mr. King, (rep.) of N. V., the lull to cs tablisb a national foundry was taken up. Mr. Griiicr, (rep.) of Iowa, moved that tho bill bo ro ferrcd to a special commitio<y)l live, together with the bill for the arsenal and armory at the West. 1 Aft> r a dl.~i_uii.non the bills wcro referred to a s|iecial i committee. tJlttV IN TUK lU-TKKT OS OOLI MRU?Till SENATORS DON'T USE 1HE SMOKE. The bill for the about on of slavery in the District of i Columbia was then taken up. As the Senate chamber was full of smoke from tho 1 bakeries under the Capitol. 1 Mr ( wiiia<, (rep.) of Iowa, moved to adjourn. They Could not ait there iu the smoke. Mr. < AKi.nt, (Cuion) of Va.?(in his scat)?Hakorics! (rop.) or Me., asked w hat had become f of the hill to remove the huko lea iroin the Capitol. Mr. Koot, (rep.) of Vt., said the bill was passed by . tho Somite and voletLdown by tho lloure. Mr. Axnioxr, (rep.) of I!, f., suggested that tho I Ion jo > he iofoimed that tho t-enute was obliged to adjourn on account of the smoke. Mr. Kn*tXM:x thought It would ho better to request ' the House to havo (bo bakeries moved to their side of tho Capitol. The motion to adjourn was lost?Yeas 18, nays 19 > thk rat.-idims ki'.ouxmox or com* odors TivroxT'a romcm 1 A metsago wax received from the President reccnimending a vote of thanks to Commodore Dupont. I On motion of Mr. Witsox, (rep.) of Mass., tho Senate > weut lulo oxecutivo si ts on, and, on tho opening of the doors, adjourned till Monday. Hons* of Representatives. WAsmxurox, March 21,1882. rasstoxs to thr oixsoat ini. The House passed the bill to securo to pilots, engineers, sailors and crews on gunboats their pensions. Kit saturday rk.lle-mc.-l. Mr. Stkvexs, (rsp.) of ra., suggested that the House do not adjourn over to-morrow, as ho desired to devote that day to several measures doomed important by the Treasury Department. Mr. VauAxniutuM, (opp.) of Ohio, Inquired how soon, in the opinion of Mr. Stevens, Congress would bo able to adjourn. Mr. Sricrexx replied that depended on how many ob Jectu't.s wore made to the Ta< an-l other hills. So far as ths Committee on W ays and Meaus ar# concerned, tho stato of hits Iness would enable tho House to adjourn by tbe Ilrsl Of May. Mr VtUMMUl h"| ed *0 Mr. iWvtNxft.W.M?1 'tit we must wort moro noun, au<l, perhaps, in during ovnulng* THC rvNUT* KOAROKS. Mr Stncwtnt, (rep.) of N. V., Introduced ft Jotot r??olution, which was pa-sod, authorising the Seerctaryof the Navy to cause ilia st< nin Irlgato P.otnoko to bo Irouclad nn<l otherwise altered and improved, la bis discretion, at the earliest po -iblo day. ma tax hiti axkm'miijita Annrrw>. The House concurred In ihe Scnato's amomlmcnU to the Mil for the batter regulation of tho law of prize. The House then went Into Committee of the Whole on tho Tax bill, Mr. Colfax, (rep.) of fnd., in the chair. The proceeding wore c< Mined to tho sections of tho hill tiling licensee. Among tho amendments adopted Is the follow lug ? That <vh ilasulo liquor dealers, Including those who sell disidloil splrlle, fermented liquors and wlm s of all kinds, nli ill pay one hundred dollars for each license. Mr. Morris,(rep.) of Ohio, nitercd the following ? Unsolved, Thai the United States 01 ght to co-operate with any State which may adopt a gradual abolishment of tho evil* resulting from tho salo of intoxicating i liquors, giving to such rU.ite pecuniary aid, to he used by i such State in its discretion, to eompons.ite for the iuc i I venlencee. public and private, produced by such a change , of system. Tins resolution was received with much laughter. Mr Run, (rep.) of Me., wanted to incronse the li.-ouso on tlio retail liquor dralors If the nation is to take ibe wagee of stn, they should l>e as high as possible. Mr Strvkns wanted to know how much Ihe wages of sin were worth. He was for conflning the prioe (o the low amount in the bill. . , llio amendment inoieasing tho license of retail dealers , who sell liquor* In leee qomitiites than three gallens, from twenty to Bftr dollars for esch lk*osO, fatle?r The comill,litre rrsBsrd Ihe House sdjourretl till Men r day. ,D. PRICE TWO CEKTS. NEWS FROM GEN. BANKS' DIVISION. Affairs nt Win?littl?r, Vu.-A Gambling llonee Pounced l/'pun, mc, Wlxiiimt*?, Va. , March 20,1862. l^st night ihe Provo-t Marshal pounced uponagarailing house rcei-utly opened, and arreted four of the aopriaturs and sevoral ntilcorg. The lattar ware released in parole and the others put in jail. The gambling appaauisauil other property, amounting to $500 in value, vere also captured. Tho theatre here is proeperous.nud is Ulled every night. A portion of General shields' reconnoissniice has reurnedfromStrasbuig. General Jaekson is reported to kj near Mount Jackson. Nothing ulse of interest has transpired since ycalera/ Wi.vrinsrrKR, Va., March 21,1862. General William Prcscott Smith, with other efflcore ol he Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, reconr.oltered tho road in Friday, to Martinshurg, and expect that section wllj >e opened by the 1st of April. They have aiso made ar. angemonis to permanently open tlio Potomac and Winthestcr road. Au Inch and a half of snow fell her* last night, and the now is still falling. THE NAVY, Ths Vary Yard, Brooklyn, presents a rather dismal ippeorance at present, the gunboats and other vessels laving nearly all sailed for parts unknown. Still the work goes bravely on, oud thoso vessels which are being Unlit,titled out, altered and relit ted are progressing w>tb (rent speed. The Modgie went >1110 commission on Thursduy, and will probably sail to day. The Massachusetts is still >D the dry dock, having her bottom repaired. The sloop-ofwar Savannah is under the shears, discharging her shot. There are two rumors afloat concerning her future dost I ay. One Is that flic is to be flltod oat for active service tho other, that she is to bo converted into a hospital, foi the accommodation of the yard. The latter seems the most likely. The gunboats Somerset and Fort Henry are receiving coal, preparatory to taking their armament on board, and the Dawn A recoiving her machinery. Tlie steam frigate P.oanoko will be towed to the yard to day for repair?. Her machinery is to be overhauled Two l.undied and lifty men, brought home by her, were sent on board tlio North Carolina. The Adirondack is still lying near the dry dock, and the latckaw na and Ticondsroga are being hurried up with all p amble speed. Tho United States steam gunboat Port Royal, constructed at (ireenpuint, I.. I., has been suiflciently completed to receive her machinery. She Is a fac simile of the Octorarj, and is ordcrod to bo lluishod with all possible gpcod. Tho gunboat Marbloliead, Lieutenant 8. Nicholson commanding, made a successful trial trip to Cohaaset on Monday last from the Cbarlestown Navy Yard, tnakiug nine knots tin hour, and her chief engineer, Clark Fisher, is confident that she can make ten and a half, i-ho returned to tho yard the same afternoon, when Chief Engineer Dc l uce, government superintendent ot engines, went ashore fully sat it fled with her performance. Tho Marblchood immediately afterwards proceeded to sea. Her officers and crew number 106 men. The gunboat Chocura also sailed from the samo yard on Monday ovemug, leaving only the old Macedonian and Ohio, and thoso in process of construction, at the yard. She carries ninety.five officers and men. Annexed >ba list of her officers:? Lieutmint Commanding?T. n. ratterson. Lieutenant?Robert V. Bradford. Aiting Matters?Thomas It. Bears, Prince 9. Borden. Acting Aftalant Cat/mailer?Jesse P. Woodbury. A n irtant Su rgeun?Char leg Car ler. Second Aftakint Engineer-?Zephaniah Talbot. Third AV'ft'iiit ?!??? ?-Hi"the, Thearfce v. . , . 1. . .u. Acting Multrt Male'?W. W. I.oonard, D. M. Carver, George W. flappoU, Alexander Atwuod. Abuet tbree bundled and sixty carponterfl and laborer* and t\y nt} -frvo other mechanics were discharged flrom Lite wmo'yaul witbui n few days. The pay roll for March has boen reduced six hundred names, leaving about three thousand two hundred men now nt'worh. Many of those discharged have been oarpkyed for a year. t The new United State*/iteam gunboat Ciraerono, built by I). 9. Mersbon, at Horilcnluwu, N. J., wag successfully laurt bed on Baturiluy afternoon at four o'clock, In the presence of a large number of people front Bordeutown, Trenton and other placee. Tbe vessel ia 218 feet long, bur breadth of beam .18 feet, depth of hold 11 feet & inches, and draught of water 6 feet 9 inches. Her build is similar to that of the Miami, launched from the NavT Yard at Philadelphia last November; boing Hat bottomed' wiih a rudder at ouch cud, guarded by an iron cutwater. Tin* construction w ill onublo her to eutor uarrow rivers or Inlet.-*, and retire from them without the necessity of tu ning 'tin i rremony o: clu miming wus perfo. ined by M s Kllie Jtewll, daughter of the ex-Goveruor. Front St. Louis. f'T. Locm, Mareti 21,18C2. Mr. Beadlo, one of tho oldest citizens of Memphis arrived hero last night. He reports that there are but three robel i?giniiu?t? now between New a.,J Memphis, and that they arc stationed at Fort Pillow. The rebel government is manufacturing pikes at Memphis for the new levies, but less than a hundred lie n have responded to the last call of the Governor. Iho railroads termiuutlng at Memphis arc being connected, ho that all the rolling stock can bo sent down tne Sew Orleans road when necessary. Soldiers' Uuniic ks licet royed at flladleon, 1\ Iscoiuln. Mn.waeiiCS, Wis., March 21,1S82. Two hundred frot of the barracks at Camp Han.lull, at Madleon, were burned on tho night of the 19th last. Two soldiers were burned to death. A quantity ot equipments and baggage were also dostroyed. . The People of NaaHwIlle Can Now be Hamoron e. [From the Nashville Patriot, March 10 ] " U.S.\ gontlsmnn with the above initial- appears at present to b? doing a thriving busitn as in our city in hardware, cutlery, mules, horses, wagons, produce, Ac. He ko?i s u largo lorce of employes for Hie purpose of exhibiting his hardware and showing his sto< k. We have applied for a dowry in his estate. Police Intelligence* Fivui lah Cask or lircntPiASuoi o.vSiatbji IsuirD.?The residents of Elliolville, Stalin Island, have been serl ously nnno> e l by tho nets < f an Incendiary or late. Week after week the work of destruction continued, without any clue to the tierpetrator. At last the authorities wore forced to send to New York for a couple of detectives foi the purpose of h-rrutlng out the guilty party, which luckily rosulted in a complete success. Pstecltves Tie man sud Roach, who were entrusted with tho delicate task, were completely In the dark at first, but after working on the case for several days they suspected a sailor named Joseph P. Ralrd. The man. It appears, wa? formerly an Inmato of Pallors' Snug Harbor, but, being dtmharged for some canso, earned a tt\ tug by taking care of the boats and yachts ot gen I lemon In the neighborhood. Ho wasforsm st amor $ lie se who denounced the liiellh Ion- y or the Fire Iwpait mom of Staten Island, and stiongly urged the aetablisbtrent ol a private winch "J stein. Indeed he had so inr tn'orcaimi nun.1"-!! in mo minor ? i? < ???.? i ? 1 r bis Appointment am private watchman, and had nb. tit no t tl:o algnvtnroa of mmy cltlicnr to the paper. The otllreia MM, o '??<! that tli? firw were leatitnted by Halrt f? t the expreae purpoee of facilitating bin plana In regard to k.a appointment an watchmen, and it wiu deiermlned to keep Arioso wat U mini a I h.a inovenunte accordingly. <>n tli? oyauing ol tho 12th li at. Call it a r *?n bona? waa diacovore.1 to bit ou lire ami ilia officer* ha pemng to bo In tho Immediate' neighbor hi ml at tho tlmo. br-ko into the place ind cxtin<ul hi< l tho flames (>n examining tho apnrin.onig the offlcora found thai a lot of aliavii ga saturated * Ith caini hone had boon placed beneath the floorin;, ami that all the oocupant'eclolhlng i.nA valuable property bad boon packed HI' I" aheel* and plat ed at the frnt door, ready li r removal at a moment ? notice. It wan evident that the place l"d boon ilrod by nu incendiary, and tbr detective* were not alow In arrlvtag at a cone hi* I it axtnwhotiie gm ty pHrty waa. iltilni, who was la the ti e. hhorbood at Hie time, *1* nr. niptly arretted and convoyed to Jill t'pon tea-oiling lilt peraon a bo* of frkik u matih.-i au I a piece ' I oandlo were found lit h,e pneaovali n, whwh ii'iided lo ntrengtbvn the evidence of hi* gudl tin at matonally, The officers ni|'|w*od tbattho obtvet to ln> attalnod iu tiring hla own dwelling waa to div rt any a 11. Ion wlui h in glit point toward* liltn, but kit klly the prirence of the detectives Ideated all hla plana Ann ng tbo properly mippored tn have been d'latntyed by the prisoner ware the h.irne ol Merer*. Hubert, KhipN'*, Brit, ton and lIiMi 'i' 'be Kptxeopal chnrcli. the bath an.I Heart' grocery store. Kind was taken before .hint , a |i iggrriy on ' b roitiir. aed committed for i nuMnd ati? t.

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