Newspaper of The New York Herald, April 9, 1862, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated April 9, 1862 Page 2
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2 bora we should bo socnre against (bo oormjr'f water ?' veiuouu T< Mobiio neot th?oe "bgabooe," u be b.ou on iqo frigates Cumberland and C.n trees called the Mo rriBke as she ..? b?u:r. f down ' i: Ihetn would be of Inestimable value. It would <>i*n nommoroc Now Orleans. if it could not gel t oo. enough to (be !<>? for haras it oould be teed se convoy a J thus wo -huuld sovoin the price of staple article* within afew mouth* enough to bund a ism. Itut the enemv has got s teooon. end wtll, no doubt, sis sot etioat as soon so possible a number of stsii ar oirsels. They would, pcrhup*, uot tnjch tighten the bi-c.ade. but they would do worse. that ta, run , at. any of our fortifications A land battery would bo of uo valna agsiust ouch terrible instrument* of destruction. Running the Blockade. irr out the ruvu'iuuh Hepublu an, March 14.] ANOTHER ARRIVAL. Wo bare authority .or bay ing that there has been anotoe. arrival at a t ou eder .tr port of a variable cargo of foreign a tteles. The captain of the a lv ut .ro .a craft has i>ften . eu reu pon our stroota.oud wo C-.ugralu* late hun again upou Uts aucro. s. AND STILL ANOTHER. Since tbe above hart been in type we .earn that an English steenier has alto arrived at a Confoueraie port, with i rots munitions, fee., in large quantities. The Carolina (Juuboat Subscription. jr. 'iu vu? v.uMUMiuii vuu. star.j The sub*cni>tK>u to the guobiat fund, sa>s the Courier, he* dow reacbod $3,745 86, exclusive or uuioerous value- I bl? iu ticlus to be disposed 01 by raille. The Rebel Cougrn*. (Trom the Mobile 'tribune, March 18-1 Nothing ot much importance was d< o? In thu open ses9ion of Congrer-s on the 12th n at. In the Senate the joint resolution piusMji. bjr he House of Representatives ad vising the planters to m-ho no cotton o. tobacco waa laid on the table. In the limine a great many bills and resolutions were Offered and relVrr d lo their appropriate comm.iters. A resolution to in<|idte into the expediency of appropriating money :or the support of the fami tea oi prisoners was adopted. On the 11 th instant the day was passed in discussing a bill for the npp inlweut oi' Indian a cms. AH ol grn'-ral r.tere*.t that occurred ta the House on the 11th is thus reported ? Mr. Csocnwr, of Kentucky, introduced ? resolution declaring alt public luvo?tinuti"n into the !a.? disasters In Tennessee unwu,e aud impolitic and calculated to en gender rtealry among the generals commanding our amnee. He supt>or:ed the resolution ea brstly, and hoped tt would bo thu pleasure of the House to puss it. Mr. Fount opt" sod tho esol it,on, and move : tint it be laid upon the table. Upon tins motion the ayes aud oes were called, and the rote resulted?ayes ?>, nays 38. Mr. h iRmrrr. of Virginia, offered tha following reeolu tion:? Resolved, That the Committee of Ways and Means be Instructed to inquire into the expediency of raising a re venue by excise and export duties. Agreed tc. Letter from Corinth. (Correspondence of the Mobile Advert.ser and Register.] Couani, March T, leS'J. We arrived here yesterday, arter a in' st tedious passage, aud had the coldest weather the Continentals experienced during the wiuter?meeting a snow siorm on Monday night, which lasted until last night late. Through day, however, the weather is pleasant? cloai sky and mild breeze. no novo mot uero wim uaouuncwj Hospitality,tor which ? are duly thankful?especially as Corinth has been so long a military camp thai as expected to tlnd it 'cleaned out." There is hsrs ui.tbing b it boldisrs, and plenty of them, and more arriving every tram. 1 had a conversation with a me inter of an artillery company, who participated in the skirmish at Pittsburg two or three days ag? He says they Willed about seventy-Gve thus and drove the balance into their boats. Pretty good. Pittsburg Is about eighteen niiias from bore. There was an accident to Colonel Crawford's train, which delayed it somewhere south of here, but 1 did no: hoar of any particulars sufficiently reliable to note tb?m?nothing serious, though, I believe. We came through safe and sound?which is remarkable, for the state of th? road. We espect to be Into it very shortly, and if 1 come out safe I *111 toll you all abeut it. G. V. P. 9.?We have just heard of Price's victory in Miseou rt. The tide is about turning. Dissatisfaction with Jeff Darls. MUTT RHINOS oy A "STORM'' IN' SEt 1?N I A?"START LINO MEASURES" IN EMBRYO?MATTERS AND THINGS IN KICUMOMD, ETC., ETC. [Correspondence of the Ctuu lesion Mercury ] Rr n-iONb, March 14, 1862. Coder the direction of tho "resident Generalise i.. charged with the conduct of the military oooratiocs of the armies of. the confederacy. At tho same time tho President appoints four colonel* as a ds to himself, not te Los, who also has four, and the Secretary of War iauthorized to employ twenty two additional clerks. Thilueks like businfcs; but what earthly uau the President can have for four more aids (hs Lias ous already;. except to act as overseers to Lea's aids, and to reducsLce himself from s commanding general to an orderly sergsaot. no one can lelL The Enpiirer of this morning says, >t. eflbct, that the less the Preeident resembles Wasuing'nn the mere we ought to support him?or, in other words, the worse the ruder is lbs mors the people's obligationAre great The whole valley of Virginia is flocking to Jackson's standard, and the finest possible sbiriArevaiis. Th pepie or Loudon are burning everything before the enemy, and irt being arreeled for ? dot if. Our city deieuees consist of lortiQcaiioaa no close to I be town thai the enemy, once within the range of the guna la thea* fortiflcatiens, cou'ti with their rifled cannon ebon u? out. In keeping with thie folly ts another. Negroes from the interior counties, whore their labor can be applied lu 'me purpose, are hurried off to the pen,nsuU. or to Suffolk to work on intreachmente, white the negroes in the border and exposed counties, whose masters would bo gud for the government to take them and keep them un til the wer is over, are left to be stolon by the Yankc, s r to run away. The city --mUllsh,'' embracing tome of our very be?: Citizens, uoe of them a lieutenant colonel in the battle c." Ms?see, bare gotie into camp nt the Fair Ground., with tents indeed, but ao straw and no planks. Tbo levy en eeeate has Lad e capital effect upon enlistments, bo't: n and out of the army. A Supreme Court is being organized, and Congroei t< considering in secret session, tbe propriety of send in.; Oorumisnionar* (o France for tbe special object of bring tag about an ailianee. Judge Monroe, oi Kc rtuelcy.boiKyto become oue of tbe Judges of theSipreme Court. Mi jor Bumford, it i* said, refuses to be exchanged, on tlie ground that he is a native of Texas or something or thai sort, and does not wish to tight on the other aide, novun of our epotbeearv stores were closod yesterday in crnsc qui nee of a hint from General Winner that he would per ait no more extortion. Four foundry men were arrests i y el "day for refusing to take the oaib of ullevianre >or two days the woather haj been gloomy, sbowary aril warm, UK* April. Known, March li, 1MJ2 A canard of awful ealibra?a i oa. M u-covy drake?araa at afloat yesterday morning by Bailable. betting into tb* midst of ibo cr >wd of tha capital, ha declare i boldly that a despatch bad just Oe?u receuci n Contra**, stating thai Price am Van flora had kill*, and wounded 10,00t> of tha nanny, and captured If,MM) or 20,000 Ha swore lis hoard ttio despatch reud. Th flow madly over the Yowu, and even rta.ted Mr Herjaaiiri la baaaof its sourc Thenckest and uaddeM tnen I ever saw were thnaa wh o swallowed this colossal 'dock " Newborn, Winchester, yarnandina, Brunswick aid Jacksonville, are occupied by the < ur.ny. P*n.saco:a will ba aeacuatcd we n.aays tha Savannah Rtpunima. The iifns at Naw Madrid and island So. loare ugly; and Van Imrn la ailant! Truly the enemy are crowding tit. Tha late Ariny of tha Potomac is coucoaleJ; b.-uno proroand stratagy if being executed; uid tnera arc shrew 1 intimations in political circle* that some great erent is about to bappea. An attack on the admini'tration and ita man by one of tha most amiueut men of tha times, in Cousraai, is delayed until this gteat event tails or sitin# debate ye*tarday showed that tha member* wer agrr for tbo loare* and Oshta ar a time wlt?n o ir puhli man *hnuld ba setting the example u the moat a?ten economy, (turing the dabaU Hoy ce let fall soma ominous remarks. Ha aald:? He, however, objected to a high aalsry at this time Thia Otngrea* will bare daroiTod upon it a great mission. I. maybe, that in the progress of this revolution, they may be o- mpellad to save the country mail hazard,aud by tba meat startling measure*, and it would hu nrce-gu ry, in ordar to do that, that tbay should have th* ootid dene* of the peopl***nd what would gir* that more fully t ben di*uit*r**tedn*sa lb repard to rnoo"T mattersr H? feared. If th*y l*or*n**(1 their salaries, that they would diminish that influence which it would b* u*ces?a<~y for them to bat* in order to work out thia great mi-slon other knina ar* not waniuig. The thus .*r is mutter log Tbo P/rueiinw, lor example,com,>*rc? th* president to a crazy mas dancing on top of a chimney. A loose g.. s* way and he fall* to th* earth, crushed into a j*lly Tb immiier hop* that Sydney Johastoo uiey ut prove a 'loos* brick." Qenaial IV publ'sbm acard la tfMi morning'* Xnquirtr,*ustaiutng fuUy tbc position lakru by tbc Mrr urj la ita article ou tba President ? treatment to htm aelf. Tb# report eootinnaa Urn*, tba President will not alga tba bill creating the office and praeni-ibtng the powsra of commanding tlanerei la Blmply detailed on doty hare, an I charged with the conduct of military operation*. Id the ganaral order aligning mm todutyuntmng is aahi about rank or pay. Tbia ui no tint' for ita* President to bo Uomg things half way and trilling with tin ,oaM and I (slings ot the people It is hoped that I/trio* will asaume command at New hern, 01 wberevar active operations may i?keiia<*. Wagr ider dl 1 not alart from Newport* Newa unli ilia oe< day of the fight, and arrived too i*ie toco < vrste with the Merrimac Ma fciltire iu this imp-e-taot meiter na owing, I hear, to tha want of timely untiea iron ih? authorities here. The tiMol of Uio Mcrriniac aaya the e em.ed tb?. guns of tlie Monitor In tin. ty flva nunataa, a'tar wliu h the letter flr d two gone MM r*tr*elnd to tortreee Mouroe Very powerful guna ami very tiecidier shot ere being hurried tip lor the Mrrrlmeo. Willi the expectation of making her wore thno a match for the armor ui '.be Monitor. A raon >n rtlll mm e pcuuliat is now ready to be taata i?the object of which ia toeweap down a whole rugirae it at a pop. At laat ar.eounta .lackion waa falling batk to Mount .Jackson , forty rnlle* from Winchester. TbeVaukaeaU the Kanawha vahay are building plank roads a* fatt sa the army peuctratae i he country. Tito oar is plenty, wad the Yankees felt h alorg plenty of po table ateatn saw nulla Meantime our ow . rotate am ns.nrly uupaeeeble. Male aote cutteri are paid by the Irewmiry r*'pnrtmeat gl.tssi a v*j whiio famale e> ttera receive only $600 far doing exactly the t amo kind of work tvimo of th?s* .cutters ore l ilr 'af .**?>* from Alexandria and a'sewhare, an t thay complain of injustice. Other refugees mslea, tha aama c.'y, have gone leto bualneas here, and ra doing well here, making trom $SOu te ggoo oe com Milahl ma, aa I hear. n k nd authority *. *r Riaeatl. who told tha medical graduate that tha NEW YOR President ni the bant, bravest p: of mm," to an etporiaat of a Cabinet portfolio, which accounts fry the in k ia khaco "Blockade ' whirkey la aching f t $8 a Ninepen.e calico u sold fur fifty cents, ami butter lor severny-Ove o?h < r a dollar a |>oua<l? ha 1 at that. Among a I t of engrwert, lately arrtvod by tb underground railroad, turua up a captain of tne Yankee auny, who arrested yeeteidey nod caged J. Biertteib, of Newburry, B.C., a?u la the editor of the Wfciu a calfskin Mured wllh d?f ieun-rl (recuyaiorwet), aud handsomely la.uei ilia. T .-morrow (Sunday), at one o'clock, the ceremony of the "Forty Hours' 1?ik>4'.tlun" will beconrnenced at St. Pater a cathedral, and will b continued on M a ?y and Tuesday lhis ceremony la mended to honor tne utb he d :ma or the real I>:?aenca The ob.e.-t of the pray s wd! be to lutroka the assistance of U< d in the perils an 1 trials of the itniaa. The day* a a dark aud . rewry, Aud the rain is navar weary. And I am a: aid J hnsioc r strategy will be soaked through and through, and spoiled. How Yancey Got Back to Stceuln?IIii ipeech at Kcw Orleiane. fFrom the New Orleans Picayuue, of March 18.1 We hat ? the pleasure of aunouncitg the arrival in bur city, lust evening, at half-pa-t five o'clock, bj the (>peluu. us Kailruai. of tho Hun. Wm. L. Yancey, one of tha ' cniod. iate States Cotiim.sMoacra to Kurope. lie came ! om Havana, as announced in a special teicgrapbio ilei-patch, in the schooner Wide Awake. Mr. Yancey is in excellent health ana spirits, theugb somewhat i signed by bis voyage, lis is at tho St. Cnaru a Hotel. He was rcc uved at tho Oi elo si# Terry landing by a number of bis frionds and fellow cilusns, by whom he was auc mpanied to bis<<. On auieriug the rotunda of the hotel, on his rctjrn fn tu dinuer, about tea o'clock in th# evening, a large crowd tuck Mr Yancey and insisted on h.? a.'Urvaaing them, which be did m a hihxk h of about a has Lour. lie remar..e<l on rising that it was wltnm ten days of a your sines he left the country, as the repro scutalivo of ths Con ederate Stales, to rndc..vor tu procure the recognition of that independence for which his couutrymeu were gallantly contending, lie should unitoub'Odlv Hurttrifld bie auditors when he tul.t Iheut thiii ih'v had bo friends in Europe; thai they must depend for t ie accomplishment of the end fur which they ore striving, upon themselves aloe* And whit he said of European feeling with regard to airs confederacy was equally true of its feeling toward* the North, whose people, whose government, and whose press, the state menis ana wr.tings of whose publ.c men and literary vvrifrs, they hollered to be altogether naon'laclGns. lite sentiment of Europe wasantl slavery, and that portion tf public opinion wniru lo.'med, and wus repre-.onWd by the goi ornmeat <f Enjand, was abolition. At the same lime it is very wel. understood and be.laved that the pretexts upon which tins war was inaugurated, sad is carried r.n 1 by the North against us, wore utierly (sis:. They would never recognize our Independence until our con peering rwan.s drip; in* over the prostrate heads of the J North. Iheir opiuiou ol the chin sour ol' the i eoplo of ihoso ritatfS, and of the cause in which wo arc engaged, ' was derived altogether I rout Northern sources, racy ! never see tbo jouinuls aad toe periodicals of the t>iu,h, 1 and all the accounts tuny receive wilti regard to i a coins ) to them hllered Ittrough those of the North. TLoy he ' neve that we are a bruvu uii delirmineu people, and that we are resolved upon obiaiaing our ittuepeadencc by the most unyielding devotion to the cause m which we are contending. Hut they would liics to see the two confederacies crippled by the war, und so would give aid to neither. He allutiea to tbo erroneous and hostile 1 opint <ns entertained in Eoglaud with regard to the peo- 1 Sue of these Stales, wnich had bom sedulously inculcated 1 by the North, by whom wo were habitually represented as cruel, lawless and oppressive; that tlio owner had the liberty to treat his slate without reference to the laws of society or nature, aud that the slaves were bied astir* English breed their Durhamcatiie, &c. As to the block ode. he said that the nations of Europe would never raise it until it suited their interest. In his own prtta'.o opinion, he believed that that necessity wou d occur by a I very early day. Ho said it was an error to say that "Cotton is King." It is not. It is a go at and intluentlal ;vjwer in commerce, but not its dictator. lie alluded to the dependence which British statesmen placed upoa the i probability c. ubtaljuig cut ton from ether sources than America, and showed that this, lo any practical extent l or purpesi, was impossible, atid that the idea wus s i fallacy, he thought, he sai l, that :be blockade was r. ( blessing to the Confederate t tales, tor it was i eaohiug, nay, compelling us to depend upon ourselves, and to do that for ourselves for which we i r.nve hitherto been depending uf->n others, a-id i they our deadliest foes. Mr. Yancey then counselled a llrtu, uuitod, and generous support of fie government ; which ha3 Just t'sen Inaugurated. The coosua and the rhnosers were both in the same boat. l'he storm wo., i raging, the v.ind was how ting, and the naves were boalin; upon our bark. IVe had placed them at Uto holm. < They might commit errors, but ad ItUtorv toacbos that i when there is mutiny in the crew tne hark must go down. ] lie concluded by expressing the strongest conii ioncc in i the linal success of the cause in which ws are encaged, i end at tlie close was greeted with the must enthusiastic cheers. After a few eloquent remarks by Dr. Holland, in the i itniH r 1 in thi* r.,?nrv?s of u lnrh t hf & -.aIvtrr testimony, as an eye tviinss*, to the- ?I>1 ac t faith ui manner it: which Mr. Yauuey discharged Ins mission in Europe?tLe assemblage so] mated. lUaurrjard'l Order Reip'.rtlng Bell Metal. [From tbe Mobile Resistor. March 18.) TO TUB PLAXTKBS OK TDK MISSISSim ViLLEY. 11*. DycAirnw army or hi* Mjssi.-siiti, ) i JiOnor,!< -..11., M il i li 8,1882. J More than ouco a people fighting with aa enemy Ices ruthless than yours, lor imperilled right.-, hot more dear and sacred than yours, for homes and aland not more worthy of reso.uto nod uncouqucrahle men than yours, and for interests of far less magnitude than you have uow at stake, have not hesitated to melt and mould into cannon the precious bells surmounting their hotisoe of Hod, which had called generations to prayer. The priest- i uuod have ever sanctioned and consecrated the conversion, In the hour of their nation's need, as one holy and acceptablo in the sight of (lod. W? want cannon- as greatlv a* any people wboeror, .is history tells you, melted their church hulls to supply iheni. and 1, your Heneral, entrusted with the command | cf the army embodied of yeur sous, your kinsmen and , your neighbors, do now call on you to send your piaufs- , tion beUe to the nearest roilroad depot, subject to my , order, to be melted into canuou for the defence of your plantations. Who will not cheerfully and promptly tend me bis , bells under such circumstancesv be of good cheer: but Hin- is precious. , Q T. UKAL'KK iAH l>, General Comran&difig. ; Progressing Itarkwards. [From toe Mobi e l'r:b.iu<>, March Ik.J Tbo pipers of Richmond socu to know a* iittie of what , is going on in the -ruiy of the IVitomac as w? in tin* , quarter. "Falling bar*," however. seems to be the order ; >i the lay. , Tie Charleston .tf/revry say .?In view ef the fsct that , considerable une-niD^ss is manifested on the past ot the pib!ic,on acc- uni of reports vf the falling ou< 1; of our . forces from Manassas aai the Lpper J'^tomae, ihe iiirh- j mond y.Mii,.inrr gives en the punitive assurance that , nese wo\. mei.ts hare tint been on r.i count of any p:e? are of the bit arc purely strategic. Henerul Johnston is understood to have tho confidence of the ad m nstrati&n to such an extent that, as a singular er.oepiloi.. he bus tho coirtroi and direction ot military move men's id his department entirely in iiown-discretion. " -, 111 .? ? ,... Ill,J r,f l,.f?r>re la in l.? . , ' In Northern Virginia, and that tlio point* hare beon elected with a vita to the be-l strategic auvar.Ugt!. 'fo??? point-- '? n''i j>.t indicted; but it i? thought proliable that a line ot-t?feace will benrg inued extending from Gordons v.lie tn Staunton. A dep t of provisions if now beiug established at the former p!a e The Kicfciuond coi res; endi-nt ut the t'hi>rleston Mr: rt'ryha'' the tollowiui; ?Tbo evacua'Ion of ManaesaK and 'he r-iLiog ba k to flic Ilapidan river, was determined en ibou! three weeks ago. during t?en .lohnstui'a visit to this city. It was a military naieseiiy, gi owing eut of an iriutr.eieaey of troops and foi age. Ten mouths of itliu. iiese had wasted the army away and all meant of tupI or;. Tba Virginia J eg Mature and Governor I.etUnsr are both bla-.e?l lor not timely stops to ralaforcr Johnston, but tho policy of inaction it the true of fender. i Winchester i annot be held, .Isck'on has been begging i ror additional men, and the President Unt been dv.u-iiiig ] dim with tba hope that they wcuut be tent. Vtaterdnj i that b?)>e was dissipated by an enforced adiol<el> n from the Secretary of War thai no men could be et?red fro-n 1 Johnston's army, la abandoning the upper railey we giro the enemy the great cattle and grain gi owing counties?just ehst they need: for Hour oti the other side of < the I'otoma.. is selling for ft per barreL llartetvlng fltr Ccnfrdtrall htnei. Th# Mobi.e lj*p* t igs March 20 says:?Sho.nd the pretext condition or at",air* continue, 11 m evioent we mall are to rely i n the cotton shales, not only lor the main , le .anoe ol our people at home, bat of our aptuy in the Held. The Mobile ( omnsl'.t*# of .-afety say the plantersalicr.ld turn their attentloo to the raising r?t corn and p ovrs.oi.s m the i4aoe of cotton, during the season. How Lrad nna iimm ore i'i ocin xi in IkchelriOln. [From tho Moolle j.esii<*r of Mtrrii io j M 'Bji.b, Mercl. IV, IMS. Kr>rr*>i* or nil AiAitri'ia ami K?imm ? ?Hrr??1 eend you, ee a contribution to the con fade rrcjr, tb? laid weigbt wbl<h ?? attached to elm finking P?t t 01 m J 'look, with tii'- hoi a that orurjr one, art otly in our city tut In tt.a whole u'Cfe<<erat.y, ??ui; hare auch within thai. raa<.b, will do likewise (Thin i* a capital auage-t ui, and will be apt to strike many of our riadara Urorably.? Ft*.] Mom.a, Man h 10 JS?2. Mawr.* htirnnw1 are a call nni.e thioiiyh your yaper for theladles of Mobile to send their old b 'tee to in una cannon for *.ba *1 lence of our beloved city. 1, therefore, tend you n>y mite, ho,my that, smallIt is. It may be of noma uaa With many praytr* for tJ? . tKtau of eur belorad anae, I remain, to re re.ji*< tfuliy. Ik-aides e bonriderahle quantity ol old braa* accctnpitnying tna above, a hrf ol oi ax.ailc.n material waa tent in bv Mr* Arrival of Anna. (from tbaai'eial cori "spotidenea of tbe Mcb'le negater, Of March CO | A' daybreak thu m- rnlug the frrw tleamry ( 'oonoolat, tailirji m'tr Ijigdih Oolorr, run (n.o our Igirnor Without any dm.unity wnatover She brlr jrs iha meet valuable cargo that hm yet bean brought tnrough the blockade, ?ir ?3i,taj0 Ft and of arms, Inc.udlnr IS.OoO Knflol'i rlllaa, about W tons of gunpowder, and Immante rtorea ef Ula.ikeiS, enoer a<Cuutrainenia fur artlliary, madielnae and otlior eric toe cf which our army ?taa..a badly in need. Thia Invaluable cargo >a tbe p-operty of t'.ie Confederate goTtrnn.eut, which chartered tbe Kron<.m,*t for tbo trip. Thle now* la p?rfactly authentic, and the atea-. r now liea off our wharvae [We emit the nemo of tbe perl fer fiuent lei reeaou-Ew; :K HERALD, WEDNKSDA1 Th? h81lutl<m" la TrnnoMt. [From tit* Mobil* News, March 13.1 Tb* public mind is begiauttig t* be somewhat *t ***e M to lh* situation ofutiair* lu T*ni.e?f.*D. Tiat* was *11 w* wanted after the disaster at U'celsoa, and ib'.s the cuouiy have commuted th* unpai'doiieolu blunder of *1 lowing to ui. Now let lham re|-ar their blander if the/ ran. It is too late. The South ha* rallied to the Hold or dangsr, our n*w 'ine* oi' operation are established, and a fore* which It will bo difficult, if not imp wsible, to cod tiuor, now hol?l? lh* road I* i*ix,e, along which ihev should have ; r*hj? quicsiy on (he h*#is of oar retiring Tuey have Cisp.ayed wretched generalship, ill*/ could have sa.iilv had tL* men on hand from their vast cant .nm*::ti to hare poured a fresh at.d powerful army into oar coeatry through tit* road ojemed by tb* fall ot Fort DaaMfceu, and we hold K to ba (ood *v i?nc? ol the discretion aud sagacity ct 'ten*.*! A. 8. Johnal .a that h* retreated aa bedid I om Carkovilleand Nuehville, for ha could uot a aspect that the cnetny would have the stupidity net to be prepared to at onoo press forward and avail tht .libelees to the utmost f the advantages or th ir success en ihi inWla/id. Had jood gonerulshlr been opposed to him, evunta would hava vindicated General Johnston V rctrcgad jollcy. lis took it for granted be was opposed by smart men, and to avoid the almost certain chimes of daieat by the presumed overwhelming force which ha could not In reason doubt would be upon him, ha thought to save ih* remnant of ibe army of his department, rather than expose it to destruction. He had but ten thousand men. and it w .i n t i nlv the Inference of common sol1ier sense, but it was dtuinct y stated to him repeatedly th.t the enemy in groat strength were advunclug upon Nashville. Giuiral Johnston .? made the object of the mutt abusive and vituperative denuaciktl>na of a portion of tli* press, bee ius* wr.h ten thousand men ho could uot at first do tb* work of tbrice that number, aud because the stupidity of tbe oueuiy placed hlru In a false position at la*t. Tb.s i csitton was tbst of retreat when ho was not act ally pursued, but which was only unl.cipating iho retrea' bo would have been obliged to make a Tow days latar. Tnc voluntary railing back was certainty bettor than retreat In It. aco or lbs enamy, which is the next thing to defeat by the en. my. What looked liko panic vrus only sound ffa do not charge the enemy with stupidity for nit pushing ahead with the troops who fought at lonelsou, tor that army was only less badly whipped than we were. That army was placed hurt du c -nibo'. by its grout losses and by the disorganization consequent thereupon. Seldom lias a victorious force bean so badly whipped. It was impossible to-advance it, and it will be long ere its mutilated companies, regiments and brigades are again >u lighting trim. The groat strategy of the onemy was to break thiough our iintsand enter Tennessee by iho old they did, and, therefore, their stupidity was in Ltieir not having a fresh mva ling reserve to sen I right <n when th* assa tiling fore* had opened the roau by DoneUou. Th-.iv have given us time in Tennossee while they vavu been binding up the wounds suffered at Doutison, icromni?sihin?f a rflnrirAniTAtioii and hrincinp nn i?in orcemeuts. Now thu eufedcrae.y will bo ready for hern on the plains of Tenncssoe before they lead a tolutnn against us of tho strength which will be essential o any prospect or malting * successful tig at. M ?n while the Lincoln government is spending upwards of >3,000,000 per day. 8unp' rtcd Battle la Bast Tennrsue. [from the Mobile Adve: liser, March 18.] Mmriiis, March 17,1803. A special despatch to the Avalanche says the enemy save crossed the mountains at Dig Creek Gap in large lumbers. General i-odbetter has gone forward with a itrong force to meet ihem. Slartial haw'ln Memphis. [From the Mobile Tribune, March 10.] llRanoc.'.Kraits Scond Grand Division, ] Army Miss. V alijey , Jackson, Tenn., March 5,1863. J OKSKRAL, ORDKB"?NO. 2. 1. All troopa c mini; within tba limits of thin division, rrom Louisiana and Mississippi, will rendezvous at Grand 'unction, Tenn., und those from Alabama, at Corinth,; and the new levies from Tennessee wdl rendcz v jus at hendurno and ilethel station,on the Mobile and 01)lo Kailroad. 2. Lee's and Browdor's regiments Tennessee Volunteers, and stragglers and unattached men will proceed rom Henderson station to Curintb, and report to Brigadier Jenoral Ruggh e. The Koventh regiment Mississippi Volunteers will proceed from Jackson to Henderson. 3. Chief.- of stall's will see that she necessary supplies ml transportation are furnisoed, to etl'?ct these move nouis. 4. P.uilroads within the limits of this command, being ibsolutely necessary ior military purposes at this time, re, to the at lent necessary, oia tnl under the control of ho cjuartertuaster's Doparluieut. To suppress disorders,arrest ail persons travelling with>ut proper authority, and prevent undue interference i>y inarihoruwd persons on tho Muriphiu and Charles ton, au'd Mobile and Ohio Railroads,Brigadier General Buggies will iriak the necessary details from ins command to rond a ,uurd of one commissioned oili er and live men with encli :<as.-*ciger train on these roads. 6. The s.le or supplying in any manner of intoxicating liquor* within live miles of any station occupied by troupe, or within ono mile of any public highway used f ir military purposes, except for niedical purpo the writtoh |>re-icrtpiion ot a tegular pliysi ciau, is prohibited. All grogshops and drinking saloons within such limits will be closed, and the supplies picked, subutct to military inspection. Any violation of this order will be followed by prompt armstof theoaunder und the do.itrnction of all his stores of ii pior. 6. Martial law is declared at the city of Memphis. A .totalled by Brigadier General Ruggles, to as? imo tbe iliitlos of provost marshal at that place, who will publish his orders, and call on the commas ling officer at that place fur tho necessary guard to onion u tbern. 7. Tbe prisoners of war at Memphis will be tran-dsrrad to Mobile under a guard ofOftymen, to bo dstalled by Brigadier General Ituerglea from lut coram v>d at Gorlnth. tlMMnBtdtaf officer at Mobilo will forward them under a proper guard to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for online* m?nt. By command of Major General BRAGG. H. W. Wan**, A. A. A. General. The Army of the Mississippi. The Mobile ovenmg A*eic?, announcing the assumption by General Beauregard of the command 01 tbe Army of the Missi.-nlppi. savs thai Generals Polk and Hrugg will ba mnrected with him in < ommatid of the army?the fortnor ataking hia headquarters at llumboidl and the latter at demphi". <As i?IUir.? now prugrw," continuee that ournal, 'we may well expect that General Beauregard will so?i>. ;irlect the organisation and discipline of his I increase its numbers to saich an extent that it will eeinpitre favorably, in efficiency, to the Army of the Potomac." Colonel Pornry, of Alabama, [From ilie Feima, (Ala.) Roportcr.l Colonel John n. For ay, of the Tenth Alabama regi sent, who was wounded In the battle of lireneavillo, parsed through the city yesterday at rrnUe to Jackson rule. Ilia wound wus in tbe right arm, and it was .bought at first that it would havo to lie amputated; but ?eroi"ice to kim v that be wilt Anally recover the full of it, for in the So ithern car. e not. .i more generous md lien hearted soldier lives than Mr. Forney. Colonel T:iey has h< i u promoted to a brigadier generalship, Milch poa;t!on he richly deserve. Another \ntikee Keeled Over. [From tbe Savannah Republican.] Petwe'n six and seven o'clock on Tuesday evening, i Yankee barge, containing some eight or ten men. was Liseovered by our pickets in Augustine crock, auppo'-ed o be sciitidiug.' or rec.ounoitering. Two of ihe picket* Dvd a' thorn, sod one was seen to lall. The in#ist ratertiau the Are. but ini sad Ihoir nurt' lien hurried bee1.-. Captain Kock well's company, stanuod at a battory rear by, went to the assistance of tha uckets cu hem lug their flriny. About midnight tho 'eJerais returned and commenced an attack. liringwas itpt up "n both udes for some lime, but with no injury 10 our mei How tho Yankees f.ired on this, their u>eor.d Tint, could not be ascertained ; but it Is pr-^utnsd ibey wore sarie'ted to retrace theiratape, without waning o had out what success they met with. Foreign Console. [from the Montgomery Advertiser.J At our government has now assumed u permanent !b?m,Justly entitling it to be recognized u? ue of the ndup< ndent l owers of the earth, tt appear* highly pro:er that all rapreaentatiiet: of torelgu guverui.ienu, who lo no. reeognu.o the confedetacy oflicia'ly, :hold be -otiipeUud to la.ive the country forthwith. Thus far wo haves .fibred tin presence of <on*uls trom the Kuro;wnn Sateu acrrditwd to t ho United States, to re, Idc in our ountry.nud exercise their official functions, but rhatleerexcu r there may have beeu lor this in the past th"re taa bo u ne now. It U daiirnhle, on mar.y account*, to liavo consuls IVi i for. gri ytafs rftliaat in HTCMMritll citios, hot If other nation* preterto s.u-riflce th-ir own intere t? by stupidly refusing to recognize as, we see no reason why we should d 'grade oitree yes by consenting to the atticial presence of consuls who hare not taken out their exequatur* from our government No nation la bound to receive a rortaul unless iu pursuanc" of a treaty ratde, and the rcfcal to receive one is no cause of ptlwnce Therefore." cu th> >gh w# w?ra recognized, we cu odd refuse to receive a ?. neul accredited to our go rernmenl without giving ofience, if thrre waiu no treaty itlpniatious compelling it. ttu tar as wo It now, the fui elfn consuls at present in th e country are frieindy to our ca ;ee, and to th' in personally wc he . no objection. but for thorn to act In au otticial capacity un tor the authority ot oxequaturs fc XUIV'I n> I IIW I l-lieu .-Tiaivt gv\? umvut. 1^ cuvunivc IU the good ' in* of our people. 1( England. I'rauce, Spain, and other uaii'i-j* de?ira rrpreaeutaHv<? in lha conr?deracy, to !<?k altar their wu commercial intereeta and lha interne'* of their citi/ena, lat 'hem taka an honorable cour * .and racoenlxa tha Confederate Slate* l a nation. Until 'hay do ihli, let ua givo tbern to unde.rataud dlMiDCt'y that their intaraat n this country Diikiiaka tha chancea of war. It wawiab to gam tha unji t*nen< * f iba wo .d,w# muat act a* bao maa an independent nation, and r,?l: respect and independence alike cry out against the further toleration of officer*, who's only titlea to ofll> al recognition ar* derived from lb* government at Waahmgtcn. Tkr lt? Iraar'J Federal Pi laonna. | Kroia Uie lultlniora Sun, April 7.] Tha boat irom Old Point yiaterday brought up a number of fedaral prieonafe, ralannod from Richmond by tha (o'liaduraia goTammanl, among tbaui Colonal W. E. Woodruff, of thaSaeond Kentucky ragiment, Uiau'anaut Coloual Romford, of the Sixth Infantry, Unitad State* Army: Captain 'Vanoa RUliaa.of tba Eurhth infantry, Unitad States Amy Uleofeaant J. ,T. Vanhorn, of tha Eighth InUolry, Unitad Slatan Army, aud other* of loaner no'.* Lieutenant Har^ou* and thirty tlx of tha are* of tba frigate Omgrcta?daatroyad In Hampton Road* by Hit Mai rltnac?lira priaonara of war at Richmond. The Confederal*' ongi *?? reaently appropriated f'JO.OOO r0r the repair of tba Merrlmac. One of the otl.eere who arrired hare wn the room mat* of Colonal Corcoran, who

la entitled in a wurehoua* in P.iobmond. lia raporta him wall, hut henri nothing of the proapoct* of hia ralaaaa. The nine# * above nam >4 war# among tboa* anrrandarad by tienarai Twigg., in laxea, laat aumtnar, and are ?p*. cially am handed?hat ia, for afftoara of aqua' rank on It}* fcWfadirata at4l. Xlwf V Nt^Ul Ut day f, APRIL 9, 1862.?TRIPL I How Fort Dimtikoa was *arren<irr?d. (Correspondence of the Now Orleans Pi. ayune ] Ln, .<Tr?, Al*., M-r, h 15, ISflt. Oiirurtum Between t\r H bet G n rait a' to the P prie y of 9m ren irring?Am Interesting Item M the Ua-urj o the JtettelLum, Jbc. Th - denunciations, wrong* and injuatiee h#?;*d upm Geoe-al A. 8. Jubnxtoo for hi* retrograde mov ment are In every way undasorved. L og be.ore Ueuer* Jvh i n woe compelled to molt* Lis retrograde inov eiuent. lie addressed >ttere tu lite Governors of the duTenut Sta:e?, hilormmg them of tho condition of affaire, and w >s iliua compel e l to disclose nis feeble condition. but ooiib r the people nor tlie government I to ' be adin un ion*. Aa I have before tinted, Geueroi Johnston lied b c m oonvincod iliat neither Bowling Green nor Done: on were t noble, and, with the hope of savin* the lat'.er, h< eout all the reinforcements he couid spare at (lover, reserving for hiraseti a force hardiy sufficient to cover his own retreat had the enemy l'sllt-a upon him. It it stated th.<l tho ai'sruge of President Divis, in re Ution to Port Deiielion, nays that the reports of j 1 >y l and Pill jw do nut state that remfurremsnU were assed for, and It Is not shown that the p>a.tien oould not lie evacuated,and the wbolo army saved tu well as oarl. Nor la it shown by what authority the two senior g uerals abandoned ihvir responsibility by transferring tl. 1' command to junior officers. In explanation in part of the tmission time stated, and as part of the h:$t ry of the s i. render of l'ort la nelson, 1 have obtained from a ri nlor officer, who was present on that occasion, the fob low lug reliable statement of the particulars of the surrender. which will be read with interest:? On the morning of the 1C b of February, about one o'clock, it had been determined by tho commanding officer to cut our way through the enemy's lines, destroy the army stores and retreat from Dover to Nashville For this purpose scouts were seut out to ascertain whether thocae my occupied the ground they had been driven from the day previous, and soma of Forrest's men wore ordered to inspect a slough covered with back water from the river, tu see if it waa passable for infantry. The scouts returned soon after, and report that the roa is were perfectly alive with troupe, and that their cainp dreg were burning In every direction; aise, that theslougii was half leg deep in mi.#, and the wu,.ar reaching to the s .ddle skirts. This iulorinitiou produced a change of operations, and a conieri nee then lock place, at whicu were prereut General* Floyd, Pillow and Inic-nor, Colonels Forrest and John C. Hurch; Majors Cllnior, Iluury, Haynes and Jones, aud Mart,a and Nicholson?the two last being aids of Uuueral Pillow. Notwitlo,tac.:ina thai communication was thus cnt off. General billow urged ilionecessity of making the attempt to cut our way out, or tnaku it fight lor ono day ni >re, in which tune he thought that we could get steamboats enough to put the whole command across the river, and ii utke our escape by C'larksviUe. General Buckuer thea earl, that from the worn out and distres od condition of his men, and the occupation of his riflo pits on the extreme right by the enemy, he could not ho d his position for half an hour, if attacked by the eoetny at daylight, which be would car talnly do. Geueral Pillow replied-?"Why can't you? I thiuk you can sir," and added that the occu)iation of our ride pits by the enemy left an open gateway to our river battery,and he thought we ought to out our way through at all hazards. General Bucknor retorted, saying ?"I know my position; 1 can only briug to bear agaiust the enemy four thousand men, while he can oppose me with any given number." Geueral Pillow then said:?"Well, gentlemen, what do you intond to d>r 1 aui in favor of fighting out." General Floyd then asked General Bicknar what he had to say? General Buckner replied quickly that to attempt to cut our way through the enemy's lines would cost a sacr floe of three fourths of the command, and that no geuoral had the right to make such a sacrifice of human life. Geueral Floyd admitted the fact, and concurred with General Bucknor on this point. General Pillow tnen remarked that there was but oao alternative left, and that was capitulation, and addressing himself to Geueral Floyd, said?"Sir, I shall neither surrender the command nor myself; 1 will die tirst." General Floyd then said he also would not surrender himself, adding:?" Vou know my relations with the I'nitid States government, and it would not do." [Alluding to his course when Secretary of War, in dig iribufiiig to the South its quota of arms.] General Bucknor repli :d tnat he thought no pers mal feeling ought to controloflicialaction. General Floyd admitted it, and raid nevertheless it was his determination Geueral' Bucknor raid:?."Then, gentlemen, 1 suppose the Barren dor will devolve on ins." Geueral Fioyd, addrcssiug Burg, or, said:?"Geueral, if you are put in command will you allow me to take out my brigador" General Buckner replied ?"Yes, sir, if you move your command betore 1 send my offer of capitillation to the enemy." "Then," said Geueral Floyd,"Isurrender the command.1' General Pillow, upon whom tho command next devolved. said,"I will not accept it, as my purpose is fixed never to sui render." Geuor tl Buckner immediately replied, "I will accept it. and will share the fato of my command," aud at once culled for pen, ink and paper, aud a bugier to sound a parley, it boing too dark to tend a flag of truce. Geueral Pillow iheu (irked if it would be proper for him to make his escape; to which General Floyd replied that wus a question for every man lo decide for himuelf, but that lie would be glad for every in in to make his escape that could. Colonel Forrest, addressing General Buckner, said, "I think, General, there is more fight in our men than you sapiioflo; but if you will let me, I will also take out my command." To which Buckner and Floyd bom Rs-ented. Turning to General Pillow, Forrest then said, "General, 1 have fought under your command, what sum: 1 no . uuuerai riiiun anaa *i ou, uii /uur wmj out." To which Forrest ropliad,'!I will." All the officers retired, leaving (To u oral Rucknor alone with the command. The ofTlci il correspondence that ensued in regard to the surrender has already been pub luiied,aa wollas the sequel which followed. Large Fir? In New Orleans. [From the New Orleans Delia, March 7.1 At a quarter past two o'clock this morning unre broke out in the kitchen ot Mrs. Pete, on Nayadee street, in the s tuaro bo'.ndeu by Euterpe, Apollo and Polymnta. It soon spread into an extensive conflagration, aud as the vi ind was high tho progress of the liamee became really aUrmiDg. Thai portion of the city oonaists principally o! frame buildings, and, a* it appears, la very imperfectly supplied with water. Twelve tenomenu were soon wrapt In flames, and pereons residing two squares irom there, notwithstanding th* severe cold, had to stand guard on tnelr roofs to extinguish the sparks and pieces of ignited wood warted over b\ the wind. After heroic oflbrts,however, our unconquerable fireman UnaL'y became victorious between four and Ave o'clock iu the morning. Tho loliowiug wore the heaviest sufferers, ao far aa we could learn:?Mr. Sclineldor, coffee bouse, corner of Nayades und Polymnia ; Christopher Mackenroth, furniture dealer, not insured ; August Carl, shoe store, not I insured; Mme. Marianne Lewis, Dr. Blanske. dentist; Mr. | Root, Mr. Mahanoon and Mme. '/.nicer, on Nayades rtreet. On Euterpe street the handsome rcai'lsho ?*?>. Mr. I M. Prooks and C donsl Wilson were destroyed. The loss we liavo beard estimated at frmn forty 10 loriy flv? thousand dollars. One of the sufferers, Aug ist Carl, is at Camp IawIs as a voluntoer. Patlucah, Kjr. [From the Mem; his Appeal. March 27.] Ws have information that Paducati in now under Iho government oi iuochv uutnoriuee?cue inmurj oui<*?i? ha\ i?s' surrendered the ru!o they have no long exorcised. The federal force in the city find vicinity In only eight hundred TI10-.0 or the citizens vrtio return to their home 1 are required to take the oath of allegiance to the federal govern merit. The Naval Battle. [From the Memphis Appeal, March 27.) From a Fortress M<>rroe despatch to tbu North, of March 11, we gel the following ? All tho papers of the frigete Cumberland having gone with bor, it is imposeible to obtain a list or the killed and missing. Tho late t and most correct ac< onnt is one hundred and sixteen, and it will probably he reduced to one h indred. [Probably it will If federal lying csn do the business] The writer gives a meagre I,n of the killed, wounded and mi-nng on board the Congress, which is so manifestly Imperfect that we make no 0 ipy of It. Another a- count inlorms us that several thousand dollars in gold were lost with tho destroyed ships. Whiskey Nakla| U be Stopped In Oror. Rla. From the Atlanta In'ellig,nor we learn that Governor Rrotvn, of Georgia, lias issued a pro damutkin forbidding the furthor manufacture ot whiskey in that State. The Superintendent of the State Road Is forbidden to transport any whirkey ever that road, and other railroad su. permtendents ere requested to do likewise. In case of distillers refusing to obey thia order, their (tills are to he sei/ed and sect to Rome, Ga., to be manufactured into csunon; aud all liquor brought near military encampments is to be emptied upon the greund. What 'Suhatltatea" are Warth at the Rebel Capital. Tlie Richmond correspondent uf the Now Orleans Crncent says:? Our ch.ef article of commerce now-a-days is a commodity Known in the market aa "substitutes " The article haa ri-en ironi (lis) to 9200, and again to $600, and from that to $1,000 and |1,600. The cheapest kind now offering commands $.>?*) i*.?di,y. A wretch, named IliM, lias been making unorraouo lum, a* much on from $.l,tM.O to tA.OoO .? day, bv plundering substitutes,same of whom are ii>? very scum of thecartb, while others are povert) .stricken Mary landers of htgn social position at home, and men of real moral worth. A friend of mine bought * substitute from Hill tor $500. He eaw Hill give the poor (let 11 $100 and put the remaining $400 In bie pocket. As my friend went out of the door ho met a gent'einan who eai.l be had just paid $1 ,MH> for a substitute Of this um it is |<osmble the substitute received fjuo.and Hill the other $1 ,M00. To day he wont up Main street with at least fllty men at hit heels. You may, therefore, infer that he coins money even more rapidly than the Yankee distiller, Stearns, now In jail with Hotts, who used to make $4.AdO a day by furnishing Southern soldiers with bia vile stuff. flailing Under Falsa Colon. I from the Nashville Banner of April l.J Captain Maaea,of the fiftieth Tennessee Lieutenant Martin, of the Seventh lexaa. and Lieutenant Ostrander of Ibe Secnd Kentucky regimenla, were on Friday found at Camp Ixiug'as, Chicago, ?m mg the Confederate prison ere, passing themselves off aa orderly sergeants. They wers auci eaaful in the dodge, and had got along so well that they thought they would not be detected. But th. y were recognized, end compelled tooome out of their dieguise They were returned to St. louts on Friday even tng, In charge of the federal aoldiora who visited Chicago a fnw days since as eccort to the new hatch of Confederate Ericoners from the hospitals. The Chicago Iribimt says leu tenant Ostrander, the last nam?d of the three officers found sailing under the non commissioned banner, wan n custom bouse officer under Buchanan, at Columbua, Ky., and was still anting In that capacity when hla ancceaaor was a pointed and sent dowa by the present administration, ta take possession of the offiee and ellhcta connected therewith. The new Collector waa not permitted to take hit position, but was sent heme by the present gallant lieutenant upon the cam* boat that brought htm to KtBtr.kj iB SHEET. Rrbtl Sympatbitrr Adailtted to Ball. ; Kr 'iii ib? Na?iivllle liuunar of April a J Tba ?u niuitiuu of Kichulaa D. Moore, Esq., who ourraoderad litmsalf to Ma. shul Ner.'itt.oi Harrison c >un ty, at Coviugton Kaatncky.on Thuradajr loot, took ulna bsioia l ulled Stales Comrni . rr War* ot Cyuthtana on Saturday. He waa admitted to bull ui tbo ourn uf $10,000 for bin appaaraiKO at the September lurin of tbo United etatac District Court ia Coving too. Kaat TrnaiiH*. From tbo KnoiviUo A'cytsiar of tba 23d ult. wa laara tbut tbo Union troop* recent> v stationed at Jiu-ksborough, 'lei'D., h<ve ieit. "Hut lor tba pruecuce of Can Kir by Siu tb aud bia preparations to meet them." aaya tba Hetitter, "soiuethlug aorioua might have occurred." Miaaonrlana Oataralog to their Allegiance. Th* Sprlngflald correap. i.deut of the St. Loula Reptibli an, writing .ndor date of March 26, ssys ?Many thought!?** persons vrho hava bauu in i'rico'a army are I'eiurnintr home, ?on.o of thaw quietly, hoping that uo nutioa will be taken of their treason; otbeia coming, and giving themselves up to ml'itary autboritiae. asking to be pei untied to take tha oath of allegiance ?nd return to tha paacofui avocation* to which thay ware formerly ae cus'otuod. All these returning rebelsuxprde* their di^guat with the rebellion a* a failure, and are row convinced that tha governmon' of their fathers is a wis# and benettcaut ona, and too powerful to be easily overthrown Two of the Morgan Gang Killed. The Nashville lianner of April a. says that David Mewellyn end Asa Merrill, belonging to the rebel guerilla band of the notorious John H. Morgan, wore killed a few dny* ago in a skirmish with the federal pickets, near the city limns. They were both from Lexington, KJ Loyalty of the Methodist Clergy of Ten" neasee to the Mouth. [utiwi irvui iu? 0ioiiiI'liio uu miibu jiurwaw, March 13.J A correspondent of the Cnrittian Advocati, writing from Nashville, Bays:?The Southern Methodists are loyal to the Confederate government All the minlatera who maiiagod (he Hook Concern at Nashville previous to its su -reuder havo lied southward. Mr. Ferris baa pone to Alabama; Dr. Mcf)aire, the editor, to New Orleans; l>r. Summers, being formerly of Alabama, ll supposed to have returned thlthor; Iir. Green, who Is worth ens hundred thousand dollars in real estate, is still in Nashville, helping the cause of the South and making secession speeches. An Outspoken Uuionist Under Arrest. [From the New Oiloans Crescent, March 17.] A man, named George Leopold, l as been arretted on the charge of using incendiary lung' age. iie didn't want to do military duty . would rather light for Ltucolu than against him, &c. George is not the only one who talks sirangoly In this oily, and is far Irom being tbo only one who .tots strangely. All loyal men should come forward now and do thoir duty cheerfully, without waiting to bo I looked up. Wliat Jon a l)ell Thinks. [From the Now Orleans Commercial Hulloiiu, March 17.1 We have seen a private letter from this distinguished gentleman, dated at liuntsville, Ala., In which hs expresses the strongest confidence In the ability of our genera s in Tenuvsaeo to beat back the advancing hordes of iiessians, and in tho ultimate tiiumph of the t.onlede rato cause. Mr. Hell says that our defeat at Iionelson has thoroughly aroused our people, and that reinforcements ure pouring in to the Confederate camps in large nuu here. Confederate Prisoners. [From ths Nashville Banner of April 2.J A guard arrived at I/ouisville on Monday with the following prisuners.?Michael Murphy, HenlyWaie, John Lyons, Mr. Kelly, John 11. biuith, 1). L. Chipman, John f'emherton, T. W. Burt, 8. W. Williams, John Charlton, Loroy 1. lTlswoll, and M. A. D. licndrickson. They wore to be sent to Camp Chase to day in charge of Capt. Diilard.?The Ji/urna' says:?"Tho steamer Key West passed up from NoshviUe about one o'clock yesterday, hanug on board a number of rebel prisoners, amoug them two surgeons and a captain, taken by our troops near Nashville. A man named 0. Barker, who, In his simplicity, acknowledged that he was a surgeon in the rebel army, and that he was going to Camp Chase to attend the rebel prisoners there, was arrested by order of Marsi:al Dont yesterday. Uo will be sent to Camp l hose as a prisoner, in all tbore are thirty-live prisoner ? at Louisville, who will be sent u< Camp Chase to day. Martial Law In Rlchmond?Tli< Death of Whiskey. [Richmond correspondence of the N-w Orleans Crescent.] We are under the most stringent martial law. The sale of liquor is prohibited and uo ono is allowed to leave the city. The ilrst clause boars hard upon some people, hut the precious Ilnid?tho-'oil of gladness," as an old gentleman used to call 1:?still leaks out. A friend met me on the street to day anil said, "I want you to go with to see I he I'rovost Marshal." ' ><0 you have been arrested, then?" "No ; but come on?I'm la a h Try." Ho carried me up to a room in the top of the house, ojutted a door, und pulied out a demuobu. So that was tho. Provost Marshal. Again ho says :? Ths dead silence of this town oppresses me. Martial law is felt but uot seen. The tnoon shiues coldly down, and there's not a drink to bo had from Kuckett's to Screamorsvtlie. Wo is mel Where are all the soldiers? Even they are not visible, except in the day time. Would that I were the head of a barrel of tho best old Bumgardon! Oh! tho Yankees were in Hades, and 1 was in Washington at Kloman's or Renter's; or that CTuskry was l'osinmster of the House, and this was the last night of the sessionl I want a glass of a.o. A fallow could get a very good hot win..key punch at Brown's, or at the corner back of Brown's, in tic old days, and Green, who Kept the Columbian, there by the General Poet Olflce, was not a baa hand for refreshments. Higgs and I have had many a drink in that hascineut. But here?morals. I think 1 hear you say good morals, and metluuks yon mentioned the peace of eocteiy and the health of the army. But what :a good order compared to good liquor? i tell you 1 want a drink, and it Is toot to be had for love, money or b arney. IIn rd 01a Pillow. The Richmond Examiner says General Pillow's report of the surrender of Kort I<onr lson Is replete with that egotism and vanity which is iueejiarable from every ihiug that emanates from the tame source. The Disloyal CitUcni of Fauquier are Coavleti. [From the Richmond Enquirer.] We are Informed that the luirty-ouo disloyal citizens of Fauquier, alleged to have been brought here as prisoners, were seven pe.soaa accused of criino (four oi them o: murder). who were taken fruin the Fauquio.- Jail and 0 inducted here for safekeeping. We do n"t believe tlut a county in the State is uiore entirely free of traitors than Fauquier. A Cry for Ire. [From the Charleston M ireury March 'dlf.l In vtuw of the fact thai we have a> sources of supply, we have l>?en astound'd at the prodigality with which our citizen* hare consumed the at ticlo of ice during the p*.-,t winter. The hotels and burn* ms. ev-n in cold weather, indulged iu its profusion, probably, as much aa they have dona at auy time beret ire at tlie sauio seas<? of the year Such improvidence is really M> be wondered at, when we recollect iliat it is a ne-e.-idiy with us in summer, and indiapenrabio in many of the diseases incident to our climate. With ths blockade stilt in form, and oar suunlv extremely exhausted. wmu shall we do uudor the burning sun* of July anil August ' I At our citizens correal the abuse forthwith by re-oiv ing, uach family for itsolf, to use no mors ire until the condition of tbs wsatbor shall ruudcr it Imperative. Above all thing*, the authorities should put an exprcg* prohibition against sending another pound out of tbs city to points where It is used simply as a luxury. Our hospitals will be coinpolled to have it during the summer months, end we cannot tee why our military commander cannot as rigbttnliy interdict Its exportation ssheeeu the sale of int.'ilea'ing drinks. We hope something will he done in the matter and right away. Drawing Room Kntertalmnent. Tho entertainment at the depository of the lAdies' A d Association, on the afternoon of Thurir'ay la?t, wee a rut cees which, in titn-e like these, It Is a pleasure and a roiufort to record. In crerv re peel success wrs perlect. Not only was tho hall of the depository crowded to its utmost possible capacity by the maid* uud matrons, and men of our town unlit or off from military service, but tho audenro Itself was replete with a reeling which tt was hardly to have been expected that the e?eri>ea would inspire. The theme, however, was the ab-ect soldier. The hearers were his sisters, w ife and tncther. 'Ibe actors, in their alternatives, "from grave to gay, from lively to hovers," were true to that theme, and bent to interlude, but only to return with greater force to the epic grandeur of that loaning thought, and so the hours rolled on, to the greet surprise of every one that It *h"U'J h<vo b tin e? soon ended, and to the very geaernl wish that that, or the like of it. should come again. The Messrs. Couturier, fa'her and sun, tmd Mr. R'cves, were entirely F0"ce?efu!. The purt of each was dl-dinot, etidoi b, inbaprrt. was nearly per>ecl. And tlie voice of Mr. Couturier, the younger, who then, lor the first uine wu believe, solicited the at t.v-i...n f,r the nuhlu'. was aniff .lirlv buret. But thuacrn oi th* entertainment ?ru tti? piece or u gifted lady <>f this city, re*!'*,: hy nr. Couturier, pre??ntiiiK tii* dreim of Hi* "Soldier iu his- Plaikst oa th* Ground.'' It nan In rekpons* to piece by n lii'ly in .savannah, nlitl*d, "Thought* of h K ldi.*r far Away," ?nii win ti has attrricted ninrb iilieullon. th* s?0|i* or thin piece allowed even fairer opjmrtuiiliy for dramatic internet tbsn did th* orlgtual < en caption. To lli* sleeping fculdler, "in hi* blanket on the ground,''it waa II"* privilege, a* It wa* th# nleas'ir# of oir f<*w friend*, with *pirit from a brighter sphere to brtug th* vory virion* which wo ild neall" uaaroet to k.s heart?th* igllnipno of home, of wilo.Med end line -of mothers, tearful and d*vnt*d?of *ialor?and of mi* who, though neither, we* yet dear aa aay ,and wb<<*? rainbow imagi span* the brow of storm. Of th**"'. and ol ctbeiv ot th* Incidents of coinuion lire, which, to men mearhoft, oon?,ltii,.e It* ehiefent *h*riu*,the pictures we?e pre rented with a fidelity and sk ill which reii'Wwi them ex ceediugly attractive. Mr. Rei ve* could (nicely heve been ntm* siicc#?sful at any tune, ami Hi* enterta.nment altogether we* of * ciiaracter t" cummin t n to th favor ofonr people, end, If a repetition be proposed, w* feel assured It cannot foil to receive ?n*ouraf*mrm. Money Matter* In Haw Orlewna. (from the New Orleans Crevtaat { March 17. | Th* moet important flimr.cial movement of th? week baa been the farorai.t* result In th* proposals forth* loan of $1,000,000, auth dined by th* City Council through the Commute* of Raiely, wh eh was promptly lakoii, a large amount waa covered by one of the old bank* On* of our Insurance companies took a couple of score of thousand*. Nearly three huudri-d thouaaod dol lar? were taken at a rang* of premium fr< unooe-ientipper ee it to on* ner cent premium?way $210,000 by on* party el ibis Igur* Th* subscription* wer* divided among h rty Ave tontrnaiorn, the CUiaeu* B|$k taking all tt>a wag loft. Since iheal<>ee of the llat other parties hawa laeu desuuugol participating, and havs baao raoeivad into tallowrfbip. Another important arraignment iu ball ulf of the Stan.- baa been cloaod. Under tba act of Ua Legislature, approved January 23, anntlod "Aaacit* raise money tor tba state Treasury," authorizing tba government to borrow $7,000,000?two m.llloua of which are to be raised by tba emiaaion of Treasury i.otes?the $6,000 000 authorized to be rained by tha bonus of tba State bava been taken, chiefly by tba banks, say $1,000,000 by tba Ci.isens' Bank. $1 000,000 by the Louisiana Slate Bank, $760,000 by tba Hanlc of Louisiana, tba balance by Ibe free banks and soma outs.da parties. It will thus be seen that the Utata a tthorltiosare In a position to meet tba currant expensed of the war and to do somaibing mora. The vary great redundancy of unemployed money enables our principal b .n;.s to sustain tha autborltiea without lnconveuleaoa to tba public or their stockholders, in fact, the tilling ay of these loans it a man! ast henetli to stockholder*. That e is no demand for money from outside. St. cWholds'" will be apouting tba usual half-yearly dividends, war or no war, but thoy ought not to ba appealing any for tba c >ming July. We suggest they abridge their anticipations. If they bava any surplus of funds tbsy ciniiot do better than loan to th" government. The Asa million loan, which we shall style it, alluded to above, be.-rs eight par cant par annum interest. Special legislation has secured ha payuianl of both interest and principal by a tax of teu to twenty couts per annum par one hundred dollars on all taxable property. For the special payment of mterest a tax of one-tanth of one par cant In aasei-eed ou all taxable property, according to the assessment rolls of lfldl. HIGH PRICKS IN NEW ORLEANS. For that article of prime necessity iu New Orleans, whiskey, the thirsty ones have to pay a good round prlee. Old Hourbon and Munongubela is sold at $1 70 a $2, and rectiiied, made from Louisiana rum, at $126. Rice In much cheaper than tlour, and sella by tha tierce at 6\C. pur lb. "Crab Grusa" hay ie worth $56 per bin; com $1 30 and wheat $2 76 per bushel. Mesa pork Is retailing at $60 per bbl.; bagou aides and shoulders sell nt 30c. par lb. Rebel Official Despatch of the Battle mt Winchester. FIGHT NEAR WINCHESTER?THE ENEMY ADVANCING. Tho following Is a copy of a despatch received yesterday by Governor Ietcher:? Staunton, March 25,180$. General Jackson engaged the enemy, 18,000 strong, at Barton's Mill1*, Ave mi:as this side of Winchester, on Sunday , at half-past four o'clock P. M. After a severe content he was com; ailed to retreat with a heavy loss of mafl aud ofUuers. Captain Antrum, of Augusta, was wounded and taken prisoner. Lieutenants I ale and Wilson, of tho Fifth Virginia regiment, were killed. Captuin Huforri is amoof uivuiuwiu^. Mftjui uou Mouvi'uauv TT iiiiaw ? also missing, and supposed to b* killed. Our loss was about 200. General Jackson retreated In Collar creek. All of our baggage was saved. The enemy are advancing. A. W. UAKMAN. Capture of Fire Hundred Union Troop*-. On Paper. [From the Augusta Constitutionalist, March 6.] A letter received in this city yesterday, states that flea hundred federalists bad been recently capt red at Shelby vil.e, Teoa., by the Confederates The federalists had gone there to seize a lot of government stores, when the tables were turned upon them and they were seized. Boy Soldiers. [From the Mobile News, March IS.] Among the New Orleans soldiery who here responded to the call of General lteauregurd is tbo "Crescent regiment." made up mainly of youths, many o them coming from the schools to take their places in tha realm. It is a splendidly equipped corps, of the best blood ef Louisiana, and numbers nine handred muskets. The ro? gimeiit arrived at Jackson. Tenn., on the 7th. Stopping Their Grog. The Mobile Rejitter, of March 20, says.?"The barrooms and gmgbhopa iu Columbus,S. C., were olossd last Saturday night, tu stay closed." Obituary. The death of Captain J. 8. Tayloe. of Confederate States Navv, is annonncod in the Richmond papers. He received the wound of which he died in the battlo of Hampton Roads. whiie on board of the Yankee man-of-war, under a flag of truce. Miscellaneous Items. The Nashville Water Tax Collector gives aotice in the Banner at the 20, that water can now be used for street sprinkling, the law prohibiting such use in ronsequenee of the extraordinary quantity required for hospital pasposse having beau repealed. An indication of tbo improved saniatry condition of the federal soldiery. The Cincinnati Commercial says that the officers of the steamer Champion No, 4, on their late trip up from Nashville, brought with them an iron six-pounder gun, which was captured at Fort ZollicolTer. The bookers of Louisville have occasional offerings cf Southern currency. The rates of discount are aa follows:?Planters'Bunk of Tennessee, 26 per cent; Unioo Hank, 30 jiereont; State Bank of Tennessee, 50 per cent. The notes of the banks of other rebellious States are dtovounUid at the rate of 40 per cent. A TenneMuan named Crockett was bailed by the Pievoet Guard iu Fredericksburg on Thursday uignt. Haw* ing no furlough ho ran. was tired on and killed. The Montgomery Advertiser gives a report that litII... ...... m, Vnr.Snlr n.l .nl I.r >h. I..... at or. tumpka, was brutally murdered yesterday by on* of the convicts iu that Institution. Th* murderer bad arn! ed tunuelf with a broad-axe, and when th* opportunity | ottered, h* madu the attach upon tb* superintendent, nearly severing iita head from hie body. Captai* Christie, of Savannah, who waa naptured aons time ago, on board the I.noy R. Waring and carried t* Port Koya!, and th?nee to New York, hae been releaeai and returned Lome on Saturday. He waa told In Baltimore. by "icueral iJix, that the Yankee* would be hi Kiohmond by tbe 24th or 26th iust. K. F. Ruffl'n, of I/impkln, La., has been appointed Master in the Confederate Hiaiet Nary, and ordered to report to < 'ommodore TalnaU at Sivannah for duty. The Presbytoriau, M-thoditt and Episcopal churches of Marietta, tla., have all voted to give their belle to tb* confederacy to be ma ie into cannon. Ah lead m in g eat demand, It la euggested that old ten cicsta contain each from two to Ave pounds, which, cleaned w ith little trouble and melted, makes * very (Mr article of iead. Every pound holpe. A balloon ri- sen to pass over a portion of Dnrfe* county, Ga., a tew days ago. It descended on a plantaii n. threw out a lot o.' eaud, fcended, and d aappeared. [From the Metnphis Appeal, Ma eh 27.J We have good news from Mississippi. The planters are piling up their cotton and getting it ready for th* faggot tbe moment the enemy advences. Tbey are also | eeudinf tboir servant up tho river to work on the fortlfleationa; and they ray tbey are raady to make any sacrldee the goveriiment may require. Daring the pas', week we have baard of several case* of petit iarceuy, supposed to bo perpetrated by boy*, whose parti 'lily soc.ns to be for leed. which is now vary valuable. ,\ line force pump on the premise* of Mr. Ranch, Hriti-.h Consul, Meeting street, was destroyed S I .- .1... ...... .11 >.. 1...I (n..l?S,n? th* l.a/l lunln been c*iTie<l oir. The rest ieuce of lion. M C. Monleoai. and Iter* on the aama atreel, have also b plundered in this w.?.v. The'loniederate court has been chanced from T'ontotoa to-Holly Spring*, and tire future terms lor the Nortbsra liviflioa for the State of Mississippi will bo bold at that pucs. Among (ho many who, aineo this contest began, bar* ciisuntij and ungrudgingly bellowed all their onergiea i or tho advancement 01 the cause, without erer baring received ade pints acknowledgment of their services,* General A. .1. Gonzales. Our readers know how zealous and unremitting have been hi* labors In providing for the security of our scab" aid; yet, while huaors and military rank bars been showered upon others fsr Joa>de -anting, he has. thus far, gone uurav.arded. We sincerely hope (bat a titling commission will era loaf be conferred upon thu skill'tl mid indefatigable otTVer. The Georgia factory and Athens factory have red need the trices of yarns, osnsbirg*, bastings, fco. Thejr lurtbermore give preference to tiiuoe dealers who ooalorm to their *< beduleof j?ri e-*, lather then the epeoulstor. Soldiers' families are to lie supplied at wholesale prtcee. Tins arranytment gees Into eflbut the 1st at April, and continue.-. <uitll an agreement (o change shafl be uis'ie. The Knjflleh Turf. TUF ftPKINO MKKTING AT WARWIUC. [V rom tb?* London Times, March IV.] The North Warwickshire hounds st Bubbsnball village had more powerful attraction* than the Warwick rases for the gentlemen of I.earaiugt>,n, and helped to thin the stand and its enclosure, f'.veu the running card seller la scarlet, who informed -is that he ''did not hunt here,but with the Pc tcliley, ' was unable to account for the maag m.eas of the attendaote. Suffice it then to aay that ab thoigb the card contained r.ght items lew visltori ostf wore | reevnt to witness their decision. 8r me of the were invested with a greet deal of interest, particularly the Trial Makes, tor ohich we cannot temomber to have recu <o good a lb Id lor many a long year. The celebrated Kreocn hortte. who baa b*eu giving all aorta of weight to ail sorts of animals, bad to meet the winner of the IVesarewitch, the fourth horse n the Dc, by, and two other speedv cues, lie was harked el most ag.nnsl ibe Held, hut doom-d to siller defeat, a fins picoe ef rlditig taking pints at the tinish between i ordbamaud Uuater The llac.cp Staky?, of 5 *o*a. each, wit 1 25 ndded; for two y*ar '! U, 7 at. 3 I1>s. ?c! three ycarnlds,Sat. luiba. i a .-limy oeitlt* at i all' wiir<-#i. kite Put lunge. W " ib? Mr. Ihu |b # )Ts<Ji.?en KHgahtth. bf Autocrat,three yearn, 7 si V ??>?. (?00) (Vnrdham) 1 Mr. Ihos Last's Southerly Wiud. three year*, 7 el. 8 It... (?0o) (It GMinsliaw) I Mr. i iudyard'a Pars, three years, 7 at. 0 lbs. (?'>0) (M Na"<liten) Mr. r. Kl- tins b.l. hentipole, by Wild lis) roll, tlirwe year*, 7 at. 4 lbs. (?6b) (f'eartion) 0 Mr M. It ot * r. by Parolon?Klita, two yenrs, 5 at. 10 lbs. <if.r?01 (Whlteiey) 0 Mr. Geo. Lambert's br. f. by Kaint in?Kllmouy, two yean, bat. 10 lb*. (?&?>) (J ferimshaw) 0 Mr. Meal:*' br. f. Cygnet, by Alarm- tilark Swan, three years, 7 ?t. & lb*. i?60) (TV. Hub on) 0 Count llatibyany's b. t. rn? Tinip'S, two yearn, 6 et. 10 lbs. ^caiTioU 4 St. 12 IM.) (?40) Wlienlieyj. 0 Hirrnxti ? Kvan on Quem KH/abetb. 4 to 1 agalni Southerly Wind; urd H to 1 against the K ilm-ny (Illy. Alter a couple * failure*, cauued by ftitiil.eii* Wind and tha Klisa llllf hraakiuf away, tha IL?H *?i lowered to an admirable start tp.eeu Klizebaih wt* the flrai away, aud made tba riming, r.ioaaly waited upon by Tha Temple, Ho'ttheily Wind Aii<t tbe Klimeny (Illy, with others lying cloea ?p, to tba half mile poet, whin Tha Tsui pie rushed to the Iront, and c.une oa withaelaar lead, which aba bald tc tha distance, whoa she waa beat* an and bar place wa? taken by tha favorite, who, with Southerly Wind ib Ham attendance, r*tn*en together aad finished a eloee race Inae, Queen Klietbeib running tha longed, winning in tha last stride by a head Peru wan i a bad third the Kiltaanr ait? fourth the BlaeWJwaa,

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