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THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 4. Ir Is >:ild that J/t f;ut. Col. We lb, has beer appointed Provost Marsh*! Genera); and Cspt OLitty, of a New York regiment, Provosf ^[?3rshi3' (1) *>?. ? J.U1 pm1!" ~ 1- *.<.>. iy V* ?... v.- r Fire.?A stable, in the rear of Liberty Hall belonging to Mr. J. S. Davidson, and contain ing a quantity of hay was, together with its contents.. ?rd\vc-]y consumed by fire last night about II o'clock. Origin of the fire not knows. This is Corpus Christ! day, and was observ ed with the usual religious iervie-e* xu St. Ma ry's Church. In relation to ihe Conscription sot. the N. V, Express Fay?-, the $300 can be paid, or a substitute procured, and if accepted, exempts the person drafted from again being called upon during the period fir which he is draft ed; but if the $300 is paid instead, then the person is liable to be again taken on any sub sequent draft, and the President can order a draft a* frequently as he may deem necessary. The Baltimore Sun says:?14Andrew Gram mar , of Carroll county, E, G. Chandler, of Cecil county, and Henry T. Dixon, of .Lou doun county, Va., charged with belonging to a guerilla band, nil took the oath yesterday and were released from custody. Dixon is a boy, and states that his mother had nun arrested to prevent him from going into the Confederate army. His father is now in Georgetown, I>. C." The Board of Trustees of the Bank of the Metropolis ;>n Washington, have elected Robt. P. Dunlap, Esq,of Montgomery county, Md. President of the bank, in pi ace of Lewis Oar berry, dee'd. Notice is given that by the U. S. law, docu ments requiring stamps, under the internal revenue act, are now invalid if the stamp he neglected. The operation of ths law in this respect, twice deferred, now corner into full etiect. The candidates ior the nomination to Con gress by the Union Convention of the Third District in Maryland (Baltimore,) are, Thomas V \ * r Swsnn and R. Winter Davis. The Grand Jury in Washington having found a "true bill" against John Dean and John Joliife, for obstructing the operation of the fugitive slave law, the arraignment of the parties to have taken place to-day. We begin to hear the present drouth, which effects U3 so seriously here, complained of eise w hore. The crops are suffering in some parte of Missouri and Illinois. About sixty slaves left their masters, yester day, living near Annapolis Junction in Md.? They are said to have gone to Washington. An affray occurred in Baltimore yesterday which resulted in the death of one man, (Am brose Bentley,} the wounding of his brother, &nd the severe beating of another mac. It is said that the Government has decided thai, tee 25th section of the conscription sot, relative to ?r.e arrest of persons resisting the sbsll K' stjktf? to. i M8PATC.KES FJSOM AD&IHAL POBTBU. Th*? U. >. Navv f'enarfirent has received t ' * ' j an official (II-natch iV?rn Admiral Porter eon | firmaiory the report of the .sinking of the gun 1 boat Cincinnati, in attempting io pass tho I Vieksburg batteries. lie -ays: ikAt the nrge-nt request of G ens. Grant and I Sherman 1 .sent the Cincinnati to enfilade >ome | riSe plt.s which bar red the progress of the left j King of the army. Sherman supposed I that the en^rav had removed his heavy guns ! to the rear of. the city. On the contrary, he : seemed to have placed more on the water side : than usual. The Cincinnati was sunk, and : went down io shoal water with her flag flying. I The enemy still tired on her, but the 3a# wa>? | not hauled down. Twenty-five were killed and | wounded, and fifteen missing; the latter sup j posed to he drowned. I'ho vessel can he raised, j The pilot was killed early in ihe action/' The Navy Department has aiso received Ad j miral Porter's official dispatch, detailing the ; bombardment ot Vieksburg, May 22d, by the j g.inboats of his fleet. Admiral Porter says: : On the evening of the 21st I received a com- j I munication from Gen. Grant informing me ; : that he intended to attack the whole of the j ; Confederate works at 10 a. m. the next day* i f ? Ttr" t c ^ I and asking me to shell the batteries from 9.30 j | until 10.30 a. m., to annoy the garrison. j [ kept sis mortars playing "rapidly on the | | works and town all night; sent the Benton, j j Mound City and Carondelet up to shell the ? | water batterie and other places where troops I might be resting during the night. At seven | o'clock in the morning the Mound City pro j eeeded across the river and made an attack on j the hill batteries opposite the canal. At 8 | o clock I joined her with the Benton, Tuscum ! bia and Carondelet. All these vessels opened j on the hill batteries and finally silenced them, j j though the main work (on the battery con-1 | taining the heavy rifled gun) was done by the j | Mound City. Lieut. Commanding Byron Wil- ? | son. j I then pushed the Benton. Mound City and ! | Carondoief up to the water batteries, leaving I | the Tuscumoia, which is still out of repair, to ! | keep the hill batteries from firing on our yes- | | sels after they had passed by. ^he three gun-1 | boats passed up slowly, owing to the strong | current, the Mound City leading, the Benton j following and the Carondelet astern. The j j water batteries opened furiously, supported by | a hill battery on the starboard beam of the i tcssgIs. The vessels advanced to within 410 yards, j | (by our marks) and returned the fire for two j I hours without cessation?the enemy's fire be- j I ing very accurate and incessant. j Finding that the hill batteries behind us j | were silenced. I ordered up the Tuscumbia j j to within 800 yards of the batteries, but her j j turret was soon made untenable, not standing ; i the enemy's shot, and I made her drop down, j I had been engaged with the forts an hour1 I longer than Gen. Grant asked?the vessels j had all received severe shots under water, s which we could not stop up while in motion. ; and not knowing what might have delayed j the movement of the army, 1 ordered the ves | sels to drop oat of fire, which they did in a cool, i handsome manner. This was the hottest fire the gunboats have ! ever been under, but owing to the water bat ! series being more on a level with them than I usual, the gunboats threw in their she!'! so fast j that the aim of the enemy was not very good, j The enemy hit the vessels a number oi times, I but fighting bow on, the shot did little damage ! ?not a man was killed andonly a few wounded. I had only enough ammunition for a few I moments longer, and set all hands to work to I fill up from our depot below. After dropping! j back, I found that the enemy had taken pos- j j session again of one of the lower hill batteries, j ! and was endeavoring to remount his guns, and j [ had mounted a 12-pounder field piece to fire j I at Gen. >lc Arthur's troops, which had landed | s short time before at Warren ton. I sent the ! Mound City and Carondelet to drive him off; I 'srhiefc t&ej? <ii4 is a fsw 2K)gi$ste. * * * ! a'- '-lie Hfi"- ? ?- - ?, ?. ,-p-, i -^.oke wo or.tisa not ?ce or near it. I no gun 's i^ts were therefore still fighting when tk a* i saiilthad prov'^ nusuccessiui. ' "The army had terrible vf.vrk j-r-.oro tn-m, pp.i* are ngting as woil an souudiers wt iVnuiht before, but the works are stronger than ? any"of a? dreamed ot Attack by y\ kite teakmsters cpox X'f. GVtOKS. A riot, apparently a continuation of previous ones, occnred )ast eight at the wact.c camp, corner of Twenty-third and M 3t^ the attacking party being composed of whit* tcsm^teriS, aii>i J-ft6 cause oi the riot apt/Gsrin^ to have been from ill-feeling between them and the negroes. It would seem that die as sault had been premeditated some two or dm* days ago, and the preparations for it were quite extensive. The signal for the attack was to be the lighting of bonfires at the camp above mentioned, wnich was according!}- done about 12 o'clock. The parties were armed with shot guns, pistols, slung shots, &e., and began their work upon the negroes in the vicin ity. They entered and cleared out a number of houses on Twenty-second street and that neighborhood. The police hearing of the iif ficuities, hastened to the spot. As soon as they were nvognized they were sired upon, but none of the officers were injured. A prefvost guard under Lieut. Branningj was then sent by Capt. Johnson, who succeeded in quelling the riot and arresting the ringleader* xhey were committed to the Central Guar] house. During the night some 200 other arrest- wen? made of parties charged with^ sympathizing with and aiding the rioters.?[W&ah. Star. A few days since Colonel Fish receivediniut mat-ion that the schooner Collision, ot Balti' more, was aground off Holland s Island, m Herring Bay, and it was believed that she way laden with goods intended tor V irginia. Fie accordingly dispatched some detectives t.? ascertain the case. Upon arriving within about a mile of the stranded vessel they nonce* a man leaving her in a small boat, ana at onc^ gave him chase, but without success. ? detectives then boarded the schooler, an found thai she contained upwards oi $ ^n worth of gold lace, gold stars, medicines, J ton?., shoes, dry goods, spectacles writing p per, twine, etc., in great quantities. v placed the goods on board the steamer. - learning that three other men, w.io nad - - - the schooner, were to return from Balrimur.wi another vessel in order to remove trie carg, ed their appearance for a reasonable ?engtn time. They did not return, however, a posing they had been warned oy tk? V apt was seen to land oi the probability oh*eir *f u-.ro, the tomtom mm* <*%*?, which ha* been turned o\ei to L - Sterling, in charge of contraaana g^o ? ' The application for the second Na'' _ ? Bank of Ohio with a capita! oi >jUe.ral\e dollars with the privilege of same to three million,*, has been ^ccp- t;, the Controller of Currency. 1 hc' -,f innal,j be located in the upper portion o The charter is accepted tor tweni.? }<??? There are now 46,000 empty bed* ^ g different army hospitals tbroughem1 Hospitals east of the Alieghsu'es ar ^ becoming vacant, and many are oea^ by the Government. , jrora The steamer Great Eastern !?> -3 Y. io? o& Satyflfc?'