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BAIILY a ! il 1 r.A VOL I. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE, THURSDAY, -NOVEMBER 0, 18G2. NO 179 Tl VIJL.I1 r1 u 'I ..IJabibson j Ccunfn SircttorjT. CITY GOVERNMENT. , ., JOHN HUGH eMmi, Jfayor. WILLIAM PHASE, Jieeorder. , JOHN CHVMCMCT, HtnM, , ' ftrWs W. n. Wilkinson, A. 0. Tucker, Mil Jam- A. Flev-le. I (Irrkt of tin NarkHiotm Cbumbloy,M-(7lo, first; !ju. L. ?.yin,iwro'i1 ; and John Keddlck, third. Tax Atmnr William Driver. , Hrvmo foWerfor A. D. ShankUnd. j Hater Collector IC. B. Garrett. J TriMfwer R. Henry. f-'iijirriatiNirMt of l Wur.' I. Q. Dixl'i. IWjmint'nilml of tht Water HVlr-Jan.ee Wyatt On'- VpirOti'nt John M. Soabury. j frrfuii oflU Owerwp-T. H. McBride. I ftift Ovrrvtr J. L. Hti-wart. t?y Murriej John McPhall Smith. CITY COUNCIL. ; HMr,l of itM-mm-M.M. .!rtm, President ( J. K. Kwmun,O.A.J.MrniM,lt..HMwet.Wm.8.fhV. nati, J. C. Smith, M. 0. 1 Claiborne, mid Jan. Robb 1 jjuawM CmwiJ-T. P. Jones, Presl'tint j William Vol.erts, T. J. Yarbrongh, Wm. Driver, Win. Ftewart, i I .on l Hough, W. !nllinB,JineTurner,a.M. South vale, A. J.Cole, Js. Davia, Andrew Anderson, J. B Kuowlea, aud John Cready. v staniiko coMMiTYfiu or Tin city toi'seiL. f'.'aanee-ltnowlos, Hcovel end. Colo. Holer WorU Anderson, Smith ud Claiborne. r,,.fcYarbrogh, Turner, utb8ate,Pavis,Brifn MayDehl, Cbealhaui and Claiborne. icknr Newman, Stewart and Turner. ;,opiml-Jones, MayOold and 8loan. WoaooU Clioatliara, Maylleld aud Knowles. rtri Dinmrrmenl-Crcady, Driver aud Newman. G'nsDrtvor, Cheatham aud Davis. " CVinii-Smlth, Stewart aud Newman. McidM J,uRobert, Rlowart and Turner ( ' Sfoiw Uough, Claiborne and Iiavls. ' i Are Cneat"u.d, TJrlcn nnd Anderson , j.yrnj.-Hougb, Claiborne and Drlen. . Workhoun Cheatham, Maylleld and Knowles. '. proi' mw JttpewHmres Cole, Scovul and dready. - . . i'Wb froperfy Brlen, Cheatham and Tamer. Jjf ISmut Mayfleld, Jouea and Roberta. . -Tb Board ot Aldermen meat tba Tuesday atxt prccedlug the second and fourth Tbursdny In Bueh mouth, and th Common Council the tocond aud (mirth Thundaya In each moutn., NIGHT POLICE ' Cuftuin John Bangh. rf lirultnanl Wm. Yarbrouifh. fieeond Luuttm.int Johu H. nvll. r,ltmntVrm. Jackaon, John Cavender, Nich Da-' JckiI PhiKIpe, Wni. Baker, John Cottretl, William .ayo, John rglea, J. W. Wright, John I'ucltott, Kobert tolt, W. C. rroncla.Thomaa Kranoia, Andrew -Joyce, Iiaid Yates, and Charloa HiilHt.. ' yThPo!lc Co'irt la opened every morning intffelock. ' ' ' ' "' ' ' COUNTY OFFICERS. crif Janiea M. Hluton. fVjmiM Tboroaa Hob- . lleyutrr I'll Incus Oarretl.. Ir4 W. Jater Taylor. Coroner M H. Bolchor. .'unyer John Corbitt. JiWriim ColltiirJ. Q. Brrley. llnilroad Tax Cvllctor W. I. Kobertsoa. 9CimtlMf nr th4 Kwhvillt Oi'trict John D. tlower and J. K. Newman. i COUNTY COURT. Judgt Hon. James Whltworth. Clr V. I.lndsloy Nlchol. far The Judge'! Court mocta the Bret Monday In eaoh month, and th Quarterly Court, composed of the Magistrate of the County, Is held tho first Uon lay in January, April, July and October. CIRCUIT COURT. Judy Uon. Nathaniel Baxter. ' Clerk DaYld C. Love. j The Court moots th first Monday In March aud September. CRIMINAL COURT. Jlj Hon. William K. Turner, ('(era Charles E. IHggou.. jr Tb Court meets th first Monday Iu April Au tuatand Oeoembar. CHANCERY COURT. CAnoccJor Hon.famuol I). Frlersou. ' Vltrk ami tliaterJ. K. ()ltve. r The Court meets the Ural Monday iu May aud November. i. o. o. r. Joh I. Htnr, Grand Secretary, ahould be aldrenaed at AiumiIm, letm. Ttnntuc LrA), Ko. 1 Meets every Tuesday Even' lug, at their Hall, on the corner of Union and Sum. mer atroeu. The oftlcora for the present term, are : 0. 8. Leaueur.NG.; J. E. Wilis, V.tl .; ' J. U Weakley Secretary ; L. K fpalu, Treasurer. IVatw lottjt, Ko. 10 Meet at th tarn place every Monday Evening. The ollicers are : K. A Campbell, N.Q.; Henry Apple, V.O.; J. L. fark Secretary ; B. F- Brown, Treasurer. Smtlry Ledgi, A'o. 90 Mwts at their Hall, on South ttierry street, every Friday tvenlng. The olllcera ar : O. C. Covert, NO; Frank Harmau, V.U.; Jaui.n Wyatt, Secretary ; W. tl. Mallory, Treasurer. Ar. luk', bo- 105, (ilriu.iii) Meets at the Hall, coruer of Union aud Summer streets, every Thursday Kveulug. The cfliferw are : Cbarlce Rich N 0.; P. Frledmai, V.Q J Bitterlkb, Secretary Geo. SeiforWjTnaaurer. i liiJtdy Encauipmtnl, So I Meets at tlie above 11 ill n th first aud third edneadaya of each mouih Tbc onicra are: J. E-Mil's. C.I. ; T. II Jlcnrlda, II P. (1. F. Fuller, 3 W., I'eler Ilarrin, Jr., J W John F, Hldo, S.rib ; B. R. Culler, Treasurer OIiv lirawh J.YticutHioNm.', So. 4 tlmts at tho above Had ou th second aud f.iuriu Wcdiieiday nlclitt of e.ich month. The olllcers are: Jui T C P.; Henry AppU-,UI I'-; ' M..ker, S.W.; B Ir ed man. J.vV.i t'liki e Kin lier, fvrihi : J, N. Waid Troisnrer. Davidson County Dibectoby Continued. KILITAET QTJAETZE3 K5 W rr-adiiuartor on lltgh ftrft, c;o. N'-t-''yi rommanlliir. , Dw(riJ II"afl-jiiartir on Hunimor tret (Ir. rord'a roaldcnce.) W. JI. uM, Mil. Uth U. B. In fntry, a. A. .. 1 ' ' I'rotatt tfarihal H'adriuartern at the Caplt'd. A. Oilten.CoI. 1st T'un. Infantry. Oiuf Auittunl QnarUrmnder l!milrt.rf on Cherry at twl ; N"). 10, (Judfe Catniu'a rraiderow.) t'a. J.T). Biiijrhani. , AutMlnnt Qnnrtarm'Wloriiu. Chnrry lrLt. Cant. r, Ftevcnaon.. , . , . . AwUlant Qnnrltrmat'.rr VitiO atr.ft, near XrK. folk's restdi uca. Cant. R. N'. Lnii. Auulanl Qiiart(rmm.lrrSj. 3", Market street.- Capt. J. M. Halo. . Chiif Ccmw.i'iarn U-o lioirtera, No. 10, V.uo el. Cart. R. Macfrety. ' 0mmUmrf fc'f)jii(ic Brovl gtri.t. Capt. I.lltln. " Acting Oommmnry of fiuhtitlnw Corner of Brtad and Collcjro ilrectn. . Lii-ut Cliarlea Allen. iMiml Dlrtrtor umninr Btroet. i (lr. Ford's old residence.) Surgoou, E. Swtft. ' Medical I'untitrr't Vttict Clinrch street,, lls.'-ntiio Building, i. R. Pirtlb, Suriteou, I'b Kentucky In fantry, Acting Mi-dicul Purveyor. P O S V R C T U S NASHVILLE UNION. Tns Nannvtu.t Uniom was coionjencs'l a few werka amcfl, for the purix of oppoalng the U'-liel Southern Coufednracv, and of advurattnC'-the ret iratioo of Federal authority, without any abatement, over all thu states which have attempted to secede. It holds as friends all who support, and as fmn all who oppose th n l i-lon of the Hlatra. II has no wetnbwo-d but t SKieixm Ann Nationality. , . With rebels and trallo has no cmpr 'm) to mako. Iteontonda lor the Federal Constitution nn t the Laws made In pununnne thereof as the Ktkks LAWorms Lakh, anylhiiiir In the Constitution and !.awsofany of the States to the contrary notwith standinir. Itconteuds for the Union nl the States, became Without It the preservation of our liberties and limit tntions and the organisation of society Itmlf are wholly Impossible. Therefore., whatever ataa's iu '.he way of crushiny out the rebellion and restoring Union mutt perish, no mat tor by what name II bo at. To th people of Tenneasoo, ever renowned for their dovutlon to Liberty and Union, until they ware bo. trayed to the rebel desiKitism at Richmond by a per diou governor and corrupt ljeglalature, and who have felt to heavily the awful curfo of treason aud anarchy, we appeal for support. 1 Jt tho names of robel oillce-holders, Vis-danco Otmmtttoes.and Minute Men, who have Diked our borders witii. mourning, ba Elbbettod before the world. lot thoa ambitious and avaricious men h havo plotted our ruin for their oyn aggrandizement be fatnnel t tho pillory of shame, no matter now nun tueir .un n iu six:ieiy. 1st It DO s Clown now ma aeislYteu aeienuers oi SouMinrn Rights" are now loading marauding bands of fre-bootnrs aud mors trooin ra over our Cu l, kid napuiug necroes, stealing liones and cattle, nroaking Into housos. burninir railroad bridu'r and cars, and murdennf unarmed citlzena in roll mooa. ix-i ute triitlt, loug excluded by the Southern conspirators, and our aus wl.l assuredly triumph. Will not loyal now circulate treeiy tnrongn every neiKuooruooo, men every where aid ua in th dissemination oi tac.t and the advocacy ofr reo 'iovernmeuir Termi of Subscriptions la Far Fund. Daily Union, sliiile copy, per annum IS 00 clubs of tou. each TOO Trl-weekly, single copy, 6 00 " ciuos oi b-n, eacu , uu Weekly, smele copy, 20 " clubs oi ten, ean 1 ou A11 communications on buxincps with the Oniric will be addressed lo tho PUBLISHERS of the UNION, aod all communications to th" Editor will be address to 8. C. MFltCEtt Editors ol loyal newspapers will do us a great kind ncsa by re-publiebiiig the foregoing or Its pubhtance Tbe current transactions in TeunesHee, f r mouths to Kimo will be hUhly interesting to ah lovers of their country and her free Institutions, and tbe columns of the I'.MO.v will furnish the earliest and most reliable history of these events. KATES OK ADVEHTISIMJ. 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Frim tli Loul-'Vllle IH-mnrrat. Dicab .Sin: I callcl, at llic rpqtust of tlie President, to aok you to come to the White lloune to-morrow niornuiK at nine o'clock, and bring Bitch of your colleagues ai are m town. Washix(jtos City, D. C, i . March 10, 18G2. Yesterday, on tny re turn from church, I found Mr. PoBlmastcr-Ueneral Wair in my room, writing the above note, which he immediately Buspcnueu, nna ver bally communicated 4he rrcsident's in yitation, and stated that tho rrcsiaenl s Tjurnose was to bay- soma conversation with the delegations ot KentucKv, mi souri, Maryland, Virgiuia and Delaware, in explanation of his message l the Mh instant. ' This morninrr these dclecations. or such of them as were in town, assembled at tho White House at the appointed time, and, after some little delay, wero admitted to an audience. Mr. Leary and myself were the only members from Maryland present, and, I think, were the only members of the delegation at the t rue in the city. 1 know that Mr. Pearce, of tho Senate, and Messrs. Web ster and Calvert, of tho House, were ab sent. .-.(. . After tho usual salutations, and we were seated, the President said, in sub stance, that he had invited us to meet him to have some conversation with us in explanation of his message of the 6tb; that since he had sent it in several of the gentlemen then present had visited him, but had avoided any allusion to the mes sage, and he therefore inferred that the import of the message bad been ansun derstood, and was regarded as inimical to tho interests we represented ; and he had resolved he would talk with us, and disabuse our minds ot that erroneous opinion. He then disclaimed any intent to iniure the interests or wound the sen sibilities of tbe Slave States. On the contrary, his purpogo was to pr6tect the one and respect the other ; that we were engaged in a terrible, wasting, and tedious war: immense aimies were in the Held, and must continuo in the Held as long as the war lasts; that these armies must, of necessity, be brought info contact with slaves in the States wo represented, and in other States, as they advanced; that slaves would come to the camps, and continual irritation was kept up ; that lie was constantly annoyed by conflicting and antagonistic complaints ; on tho one side, a certain class complained if the slave was not protected by tho army, persons were frequently found, who, par ticipating in these views, acted in a way unfriendly to the slave-holder; on the other hand, slaveholders complained that their rights were interfered with, their slaves were induced to abscond, and protected within the lines Jluese complaints were numerous, loud and deep, ana were a serious annoyance to him. and embarrassing to the progress of the war; that it kept alive a spirit hostile to the OoYcroment in the States we represented ; strengthens the hopes of the Confederates, that, at some day, the Harder States would unite with them, and thus tend to prolong the war; and he was of opinion, if this resolution should be adopted by Congress and accepted by our State, these causes of irritation, and these hopes, would be removed, and more would bo accomplished toward shortening the war, than could be hoped from the great est victory achieved by Union armies J that he made this proposition in good faith, and desired it to be accepted, if at all, voluntarily, and in the same patriotic spirit in which it was made; that eman cipation was a subject exclusively under the control of the States, and must be adopted or rejected by each fur itself; that he did not claim, nor had this Uov eminent any right to coerce them for that purpose ; and such was no part of his purpose lit making this proposition, and he wished itto be clearly understood ; that he did not expect u there to be prepared to give him, but he hoped we would take the subject into seiious con sideration ; confer with one another aud then take such course wo felt our duty, and the interest of our constitu ents required of u. Mr. Neel of Missouri, said that in his State Slavery watt not considered a per manent institution ; that natural causes were there iu opetation w hich wonM, at no distant day, extinguish il, and he did not think that this proposition was nee- essary for that; and. besides that, he land lus menus Kit aoiicitous as to lite message, on account of (lie dill'.Tcnt con- i Structiiins which the n-soluliou uud lues- ' nao had received. The New York Tii- bono was for it, and understood it tn mean that wo must accept gradual cman- cipatiou according to tho rlnn suggested, or get something worse. 1 ho President replied, he must not be expected to quar rel with the iNcw iork irihuno lietoie the right time ; he hoped never to have to do it ; ho would not anticipate events. In reppret to emancipation in Missouri, he said thatwh.it had been observed by Mr. Keel was probably true, but tho opera tion of those natural cnusrs had not pre vented the irritating contract to which he had referred, or destroyed the hopes of the Confederates that Missouri would at some time rane herself alongside of them which in his judgment thopnss.:c of this resolution by longrcff, and its acceptance by Missouri, would accom plish. Mr. Chrislield, of Maryland, ask ed what, would be the effect of the refu sal of tho States to accept this proposal, and desired to know if the President looked to any policy beyoud the accept ance or rejection of bis scheme, lie re plied that ho had no designs beyond the action ot the states on tins particniar subject. lie should lament their refusal to accept if, but ho had no designs be yond their refusal of it. Mr. Menzies, of Keutuckj', inquired if tho President thouglij, there was any power except iu the States themselves, to carry out Ins schemo ot emancipation. To which he replied he thought-there could not be. I he President then went oil into a course of remarks ntt qualifying the foregoing declaration nor material to be repeated to a just understanding of his meaning. Mr. Crisfield said he did not think the people of MaFyland looked upon Slavery as a permanent institution; and he did not know that they would be very reluc tant to give it up, if provision was made to meet the loss, nd they could be rid of tho race; but they did not like to bo co erced. into emancipation, either by the direct action ot the Government, or by indirection, as through tho emancipation of slaves in this District or the confisca tion of Southern property, as now threat ened, and he thought before they would consent to consider this proposition they would require to bo informed on these points; to which the President replied that, unless he wa9 expelled by the act of God , or, Ihe Confederate armies, he should occupy that house for three years, and as long as he remained there Mary land had nothing to fear, either for her institutions or her interests on the points referred to. ' Mr. Crufield immediately added; "Mr. President, if what you now say could be heard by the people of Maryland, they would consider your proposition with a much better feeling than I fear without it they will be inclined to do." , , The President- "That (meaning a pub lication of what he said) will not do, it would force me into a quarrel before ihe proper time;" and again intimating, as he had beforo done, a quarrel with the Gree- ly faction was impending. He said he did not w ish to encounter it before the proper time, nor at all it it coma be kvoided. Gov. WicklilTe of Kentucky, then ask ed him respecting the constitutionality of his scheme, and ho replied, as you may suppose: "I have considered that- and the proposition now submitted does not encounter kny constitutional difficulty. It proposes simply to co-operate with any State, by giving such State pecuniary aid; and that he thought that the resolu tion, as proposed by him, would be con sidered rather as the expression of k sentiment, than as involving any consti tution question. Mr. Hall, of Mo., thought that if this proposition was adopted at all, it should be by the votes of the free States, and should come as a propositionjfrom them to the slave States, allording them an in ducement to put aside this subject of dis cord ; that it ought not to be expected that members representing slaveholding constituencies should declare at once, and in advance of any proposition to them, for the emancipation of Slavery. The President said ho saw and felt tlie force of this objection; it was a fearful re sponsibility, and everygentlemao must do as he thought best.that he did not know how this scheme was received by the members from the free States; some of them had spoken to him and received it kindly; but for the most part they were ks reserved and chary as we had been, and he could not tell how they would vote. And in reply to some expression of Mr. Hall, as (o his own opinion regard ing Slavery, he said ho did not pretend to disguise liis anti-Slavery feeling; that he thought it was wrong and should con tinue to think so, but that was not the question we had to deal with now. Sla very existed, and that, too, as well by the act of the North as of the South; and in any scheme to get rid of it, the North, as well as the South, was morally bound to do its full aud equal share, lie thought tlie institution wrong, and ought never to have existed; but yet he recognixed the rights of property which had grown out of it, ai d would respect those rights a fully as similar rights in any other pro perty; that property can exist, and does legally exint ; ho thought such a law wrong, but tho rights of properly result- l in u. must be rhsitecled ; be would get rid of the odious law, not by violating ihe I right, but by encouraging the prohibition j and tillering hiiu induct nu-nts In give it ' up. Here the interview, so far as this sub- ject is concerned, terminated, by Mr. Crittenden's assuring the President that, whatever might be our final action, we all thought him solely moved by a high patriotism and sincere devotion to the happiness and glory of his country; and with that conviction, we should consider respectfully tho important suggestions he had made. After some conversation on the cur rent war news, we retired, andHmmcdi klely proceeded to my room, and wrote out this paper. J. VP. Crisfii i.v. We wero present at the interview do- scnoea in mo loregoing paper oi .Mr. Cristield, and wo certify that tl.e sub stance of what passed on the occasion is in Ihe paper faithfully and hilly given. J. W. Menzies, J. J. Crittenden, II. Mallory. March 10th, 1802. Fiom the Lafayette (ludiuun) Courier, 2'li. A Domestic Tragedy A "Woman Shoots Her Husband. lherremont Houso in this city was the scene of a domestic tragedy yester day morning. A shoemaker employed at A. G. Carnnahan & Co. s, known as John Alexander, but whose real name, as de veloped in tho tragedy, proves to be John Alexander Davidson, has, in company with his wife, been boarding at the hotel for several days, and occupied a room on the second Hour, at tho head of tho first flight of stairs. Yesterday morning they breakfasted together as n.vial, but in a few moments afterward the boarders were startled by the report of a pistol, and rushing into the ball found Mr. Davidson on the stairway clasping his left sido in agony, and his wife at the head of the stairs with the smoking pistol in her hand. "What have you done, Ellen?" asked the wounded husband. "I've killed you," was the response, accompanied by a shocking oath, nna tlie desperate wo man defiantly brandished the deadly weapon, exulting in the deed, and seemed only apprehensive that she had not made a fatal shot. Mr. Davidson walked to an adjoining room. An examination of his wound disclosed the fact that the ball bad passed under the skin of his left side, inflicting a trilling flesh wound. 1 he wretched woman was furiously en raged when she found that the shot had not proven fatal, and, with her door ajar and pistol in Hand, she sat for hour watching the stairway and the door of the room he had entered, to get another shot at him. SherifTBi-yan was sent for, and, arresting her without any(trouble, took ber to jail. i I was sent for An investigation of the circumsfancel developes a state of facts stranger than fiction. Ihe ill-fated couple were mar ried in the city of New York in 1842, and removed to Vincennes in 18.0. Mr, Davidson embarked in business, but failed in November, 18C0, for about $10, 000, and assigned for the benefit of his creditors Dp to this time there had been nothing, as he avers, to mar his domestic happiness, railing to make a satisfac tory arrangement with his creditors, he turned over, all Ins properly, real and personal, and, with searcc v enounh money to buy a kit of tools, determined to resume his trade. Leaving his wife at Vincennes, ho came to Decatur, Illinois, where ne obtained employment. He cor responded regularly with his wife, and had saved enough money to go lo house keeping again, wheu an anonymous note from Vincennes brought him the startling intelligence that a prominent citizen a wealthy bachelor of that city had se duced his wife. He took the first train for Vincennes, and, arriving late at night. found his wife and her guilty paramour under circumstances that left no doubt as to their criminality. There was an in terview between the dishonored wife aud the injured husband a parting in sor row rather than in anger and Mr. Da vidson started for Decatur. Imagine his surprise to find his wife en board the same train, resolved to go with him. She was deeply penitent and unalterably resolved to follow her husband to the ends of the earth. He relented and con sented to take her again to his heart and home. They lived in Decatur for two weeks, when Mr. Davidson seems to have repented of his hasty forgiveness, and, going out in the evcuing under the pre tense of going to the Lodge, (I. 0. 0. F.,) he took the first night train for the east, and, without a word of parting, left her to her fate. He stopped at Lafayette, and chang ing his name, obtained work at A. G. Carnahau & (Vs. He has been indus trious, working early and late, and though at times seemiinly depressed with a great sorrow, has led a quiet and exemplary life. He had filed his appli cation for a divorce in the Circuit Court and the necessary publication seems to have fallen under his wife's observation, and in the early part of thu week she ar rived iu Lafayette in "puruil of a hut baud under di.'Iiculiies." Ca 1 in 4 at the boot and shoe establishment ! ('ama ban & Co., the inquired for Mr. Davidson, and was iul'ornied that no one f that name was iiuoloved there: but noon the exhibition of his daueirn-type, which she had w ith her, the urnuistaUa ble lineaments of Alexander weie n-cog-nizeil. During the conversation I'.ivi l son entered the store. The met-ting, to use a strikingly original expression, maybe "better imagined than described." They went out together, and it seerm agreed to let tho dead past bury its dead, banish the skeleton from the house, and "act up shop' again. At any rata I hey took rooms at tho ' Fremont, and lived together as man and wife. Yesterday, as Mr. Davidson hiuisolf informs us, he aain reconsidered tho matter, and more than intimated that their paths must diverge. He drew on his over coat to go out, to which lus wife objected. . He insisted, and remarking that he would return in a short time and give lit r a final decision in rcirird to their future-rela tions, passed out of the room ai-.d had de scended to the third step of fhe stairs, when the aoor opened behind him, and simultaneously with the report of the pistol he felt ihe sharp sling of the hall entering his side. The sequel we have already narrated. Sheriff" liryan found in her possession a box of caps and some powder and bullets. Also a bottle of vitrol, which she declared she had intend- -ed to throw upon her husband if the pistol had failed. The Grand Jury, now in session, returned an indictment to day, and the trial will probably take place before Jutlge Test to-morrow. The accused is a middlo aged v oman of pleasing manners and rather prepossess ing appearance. She is richly ni.d taste fully dressed. It is due to her that we should say that the statements as to her infidelity to her marriage vows ars the simple allegations of her husband, and, although supported by depositions on file in the divorce case now pending, should not prrjudico her case unless pro perly produced iu evidence. General Halleck'a Order oaEaggag Trams. ' An order has been issued by General llalleck, which shows that anew policy has been inaugurated in the conducting of our armies into the Southern States. They are to bo far less incumbered with heavy baggage trains than heretofore, and the burthens imposed upon private soldiers arcto be reduced to the smallest weight which will comport with the elllciency of the service. For the .head quarters or each army corps, a train of only four wagons will be allowed ; for that of a division or brigade, three; for a full infantry regiment, six, aud for a light artillery battery or a squadron of il.... T1....I. vln.ilnj mill i-ir. 1 "iV, 'f, '": 1' , .TIL: . tns rl"'"P "' - baggage. On their march, troops tuusl be uro pared to bivouao at all times, for which rjurnose the largo sauaro tent, known an twill tents, are henceforth to be dispensed with except one for each General in com mand, and one for eery two ollicers on bis staff- Kegimcntal and all subordi nate olllcers are to have only $.--Ur tents, one bving allowed to every two private soldiers. Thia kink was in troduced by the Frenck in the Algerian campaign, as being jess bulky and heavy than any previously in use. It is usually made about four and a half feet high, the sides sloaping front the ridge polo all the way to the ground. After closing up the end, the whole tent consists of only three pieces. Not the smallest advantage arising from its use is that it can bo put up or taken down ia a few minutes. It is fully as warm as the wall tent, but less so than the Sibley, which admits the use of a stove iu it. But we gather from Gen. Ilalleck's order that it is contemplated not to lie idle during the winter, but to keep ''marching on," for which purpose a minimum of weight and bulk must accompany the army. A liberal exercise is made of Ihe pru ning knife in respect to the baggage of both olhcers and privates. The former are to be confined to ' blankets, one smalt valise and a moderate mess kit." The men carrying their own shelter tents(eaclt one half, will reduce the content! of their knapsacks as much as possible. Due provision is made for accommodating the sick and for so disposing these trains that they will not obstruct the soldier on their march.- -if. I" Own. Important to Heirs of Deceased Sol diers. We learn from Second Auditor French that numerous cases occur in which the heirs of deceased Soldiers are cruelly de frauded by parties acting as clajm agents and collecting back pay and bounties. In some instances these claim-sharks ex act from the widow or other heir half or even more of the amounts due, a propor tion atrociously in excess of tlie value of the service rendered. In view of theso practices, it is better for claimants, as a general thing, to cor respond directly with tho Government. A circular has been prepared, containing all necessary information and forms; and all postage on communications in regard to these matters are paid by Ihe Depart ment.. Any clai-uant, therefore, cun send lo tho Second Auditor's ollice, without expense, and obtain such iiiforuutliti as will enable him or her to prepare and transmit the necessary papers, and secure (lit- payment direct of the amount duo a4 soon as it can b-gally be made. HWu tv..v. r. r.mr-,.