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A man who was found very ill on Friday night at the corner of Maryland avenue and Eleventh street, in Washington, war* conveyed to the police station, and medical attendance immediately given by I>r. Willett, who stated t hat he was labouring under a severe arack of billions fever. He died early next morning. His name was not given, but he said that lie had been a Confederate soldier, and was cap tured in Maryland and paroled, lie stated also that he was from Westmoreland county Virginia. lie was about fors-y years of age. It is stated that the contractors who were furnishing the Government with paper for the Government Printing Office, threw up their contracts, and Superintendent Defree. went to Boston and bought in open market a tempo rary supply; he was unable to make a contract for any length of time at any price. Edinburgh and London are perhaps the only cities that have commenced distributing their sewerage to the firain and grass lands in t ' V_y C their vicinity; and it is now said that wherever this sewerage has been applied the enormous increase ia grain and grass has made it a very profitable experiment. The N. Y. Tribune's army letter yesterday says that we "must not expect any immediate "results of a startling nature to follow the exchange of Burnside for McCIellan.'' The N. Y. World says: "Those who believe ! in the final success of the Emancipation Proc-! la'nation, assume that the Supreme Court will j pronounce it constitut'onal, and that the ah- ! oiition party will remain in perpetual control of | the go\ eminent. Both of these assumptions ' . i are contrary to all probability." on Saturday night a fire occurred on the farm of Mr. David Stonner. in Spring Garden town ship, York county, Pa, which consumed Lis large and valuable barn, together with all its contents, (belonging to Mr. Henry Spenkle, tenant,) consisting of a considerable quantity of wheat, corn and oats, nine head of horned cat tle. five horses, four fat bogs, and all the farm ing utensils. George W. Simmons, alias Charles. Lewis, is the name of the supposed murderer of J as. Rowan, at Princeton, N. J. He is under ar rest. TIie evidence, 11 \ough circams tantial, is said to be very s trong. v O Dispatches from Nashville of yesterday's date contain accounts of five murders. Two of the homicides were of saloon-keepers, who refused to sell liquor to soldiers; two soldiers were killed, cause unknown, and one negro was kiled. The city marshal was also as sailed and badly beaten. In rhe forty three "districts" into which the Poor-law Board has divided the region in which the cotton manufacture of: England is chiefly carried on, there are three hundred and four teen thousand persons usually employed.? Of this number onlv seventy-five thousand? less than one fourth?are now fully employed; one hundred and sixteen thousand are on half work, and one hundred and twenty-one thous and are wholly unemployed. The distress, al ready i-reac is dailv increasing. A Washington correspondent of the New York Tribune say>: It is reported that a New Kngland Colone! and his Adjutant were cap tured yesterday white at breakfast with a fair iviend. -vveia! miles from Warrenton. There were a great number of bids for the thirteen million loan of seven-thirties which was awarded at Washington yesterday. The bids were mostly from New York, and in the aggregate were for three times the amount of loan asked for. The rate at which the award was made is not stated. Some two hundred sailors from New York city passed through Indianapolis, Indiana, on the 12th inst., on their way to join the Missis sippi river gunboat fleet. The U. S. steamer Connecticut, on the 30th ult., captured the English schooner Hermosa, while looking for a chance to run the blockade. A division of the Federal army at Nashville moved from the city 011 Sunday on the Mur freesboro'' road. Col. Morgan's force of Con federates are at Lebanon. The steamer Hero left the Eastern Branch Washington on Sunday evening, with a portion of the New York 15th (Engineer) Regiment, Colonel McLeod Murphy, and with a number of pontoon boats. The rest of the regiment have since left in other boats. The difficult task of working the rafts of pontoon boats, un der a high wind, through the Navy Yard bridge, was witnessed by a large number of spectators. Each boat had its complement of spars, flooring, anchors, pumps, &c., and everything was conducted with systematic reg ularity. t The report that the prisoners, mostly clerks in the Quartermaster's Department, who were recently arrested for connection with an enor mous fraud on the Government, by forage and other contractors, have been released, is not true; on the contrary the number in custody is daily increasing as further developements are made. The names of the accused are withheld for the present. General Hitchcock has been appointed Cora j miss'oner for the exchange of prisoners. Col. I Ludlow declined the appointment of Commis I sioner. as it would have interfered with his | duties on Gen. Dix's Hiaff, but as Assistant i Commissioner will assist General Hitchcock at I Fortress Monroe. Col. Ludlow, yesterday completed the ex | change *of all the officers and men captured by the Confederates at Munfordsville, Ky., and also of all the officers and men of the N. Y. i I regiments who were captured at Harper's Fer-1 ry. comprising five regiments of infantry, one j detachment of cavalry and two batteries. All these are now at Camp Douglas, Chicago, and ' will soon be ordered to Washington. The j Munfordsville prisoners are in camp at Indian-! apolis, Indiana, and are ready to take the field. | The aggregate of officers and men yesterday declared exchanged by Colonel Ludlow will amount to about eight thousand. Mr. Hamlin, President of the National Frcedman's Relief Association, of Washing-j ton, D. C., died in that city on Friday evening last. For several months he has devoted much time to the work of the association, over which | he was President, and his recent labors at For-! tress Monroe brought on illness, which resulted j in his death. He was a cousin of the Vice j | President, and during the last year had been j I a clerk in the Treasury Denartment. ! . Rev. Bishop Simpson contemplates a per | manent residence in Washington. The pastors | of the respective Methodist churches have held J a meeting to promote the object and extend a j I cordial invitation to the bishot) and his family, ! ( ~ Governor Pierpoint, of Tirginia, returns to Wheeling to-day, via Philadelphia. He leaves Col. Whaley. representative in Congress from % one of the Western Virginia district-?, to .su perintend the transportation of the parok-d prisoners, sick and convalescent Union Vir ginia soldiers, to rheir homes. The Philadelphia North American, a leading Abolition-Republican organ, calls a national conventionj to meet nt Pittsburg, to dissolve th j "Republican" party, and organize a new "War Parry/' There is a wide discrepancy in the remark- of Lord Brougham as riven vesterday and to-dav O c; *? ?/ in the telegraphic summarv. While vesterday o l ? ? * it wa? reported that "Lord Brougham, in a letter, expresses his hopes that the American government will refrain from making a servile insurrection.'7 to-day it is stated that he "hopes that the English government will not interfere in the case of a servile insurrection in the Southern States/ ' The house ol Mr. Jas. Marr. in Washington, was entered on Sunday night by some adroit thieves, and nineteen hundred dollars were stolen fiom a bureau drawer up stairs. Fif teen hundred dollars were in gold, two hundred in silver, and two hundred in Treasury notes. Twenty-eight men engaged by parties in Marvland as substitutes, at 8200 aniece, wore taken from Washington, yesterday morning. ? They were in charge of a substitute broker, who said he would make about $500 out off-lie operation. The Baltimore and Ohio railroad, have is sued an order for the enforcement of new reg ulations at the depot in Washington. No one will be allowed to enter tlie gate leading to the cars except those having tickets. No passen gei will hereafter he allowed to cumber his seat with baggage, valises or carpet-sacks. Passen gers, too. will be classified and conducted to certain cars, so as to prevent the promiscuous assemblages which have so often made travel ling unpleasant. Twice a week cars specially for the sick will be run. Rev. Dr. Pabney, Professor in the Union Theological Seminary, is in the Southern army, acting as an aid to General Stonewall Jack son. A town meeting was held in Wethersfield, (Conn.) on Tuesday, at which the business of a draft was considered. The meeting came to an extraordinary conclusion, and voted: first, that they would have no draft; secondly, direc ting the selectmen to pay no attention to any orders for a draft if the Governor issues them; and. thirdly, paying the fine imposed by law upon selectmen for refusing to draft when or dered. By an invention of Capt Ericsson four men succeeded in working a gun weighing twenty tons, in a ste^m vessel's turret. So simple and complete was this piece of machinery that one man could handle the gun with ease. It takes twenty-five men to work an Armstrong gun. The sharpshooters now recruiting in New York?twelve companies in all?have been as signed to the command of Major Gen. Banks, and will form a portion of the expedition he is now organizing in New York, for special service on the southern coast. Col. Charles Howard, formerly Baltimore Police Commissioner, was temporarily released from Fort Warren, and arrived home in time to see his daughter Elizabeth die, Friday evening, aiter a brief illness.