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An arrangement has been entered into be
tween all the companies between New York and Washington, securing a continuous double track railroad the whole, or nearly the whole distance, thereby avoiding the changing of cars, straightening most of the present unne cessary curves, bridging the Susquehanna, and substituting embankments for bridges over the Bush and Gunpowder Creeks, and by the purchase of thirty tirst-class passenger cars, making the route through, as far as practi cable, on-3 complete line. When the X. Y. Board of Alderman met, the general expectation was that they would immediately call up and pass the resolution irom the Board of Councilmendemolishing the Park Barracks; but the resolution, instead of being hurried through was quietly referred to the Committee on Laws. Some of the returning New York soldiers have been swindled by outside ticket agents in overcharging fare at the Washington rail road Stations. In cases coming to the knowl edge of the agents of the State of New York, restitution has been obtained, but soldiers be longing to other parts of the country have been seriously victimized. A Panama letter of the 27th states that the steamer Orizaba arrived that day from San Francisco with a million and a quarter of treasure. She has late news from Mexico via Acapulco, but does not fix the date, to the effect that the French met another severe de feat at Puebla, Comonfort having added his forces to those of Ortegas, Captain George E. Wall ache, company A, Seventy-ninth Indiana volunteers, has been dis missed the service for altering the date of a hos pital pass and assuming the rank of major while he held a commission as a captain. Count Zippelin, aid and member of the staff of the King of Wuriemberg, who came to this country to see and learn military art, has joined Hooker s staff for that purpose. It is again reported in the army that Major General Couch, has resigned the command of the Second corps. The amount of legal tender U. S. Treasury notes now in circulation is three hundred and eighty one millions. Between three and a half and four millions in demand notes are still out. In the case of the Chicago Times versus military authorities, the counsel asked for and obtained leave to withdraw the bill asking for an injunction, and the case has been dismissed. The Viceroy of Egypt is making arrange ments to .extend steam navigation in that country. A company has been formed for the establishment of lines of steamers on the Nile, the Red sea, and the Mediterranean, his Highness taking a considerable amount of siock and guaranteeing six per cent, on the residue. All the employees of the Quartermaster's Department in Washington, some six thousand, ?are to be organized into military companies, so as to be ready for any emergency, or per mit the employment of a like number of troops elsewhere, by relieving them f rom service here if necessary. The force will be commanded by GeneralD. H, Rucker. Samples of Japanese tobacco, acelimated to northern latitudes, have been grown by Thom as* Larris, of Charles county, Maryland, and presented to the Agricultural Bureau. Seeds will He ready for distribution next season. In a California case, involving large interests to the U. S. /jovernment, Hon Green Adams, j Auditor of the Post Office Department, decid ed, that the words "waters of the United States," used in the Post Office laws, mean i only internal waters, and do not embrace the waters within a marine league of the coast to which the jurisdiction of the Federal courts extend, and also that the Post Office Depart ment has no lawful power to employ mail ser vice by sea unless specially authorized to do so by an act ol Congress. This decision was re * CD ferred on appeal to the Comptroller,^ ho has j sustained the Auditor, whose decision has pre I vented an unauthorized grab at the public ! funds. A leader in the Boston Transcript states that the schooner Principee, captured near j Mobile while trying to run the blockade, was I j owned and manned by the British Consulate j ; at Havana, lie was also the owner oi the j : cargo oi the steamer Antona, captured some j time since. | Mr. John Joliffe, who was of the counsel with Mr. John Dean in resisting the surren der of the fugitive slave Andrew Hall to his master, George W. Duvall of Md., appeared j in the Washington Criminal Court and gave j bail in the sum of $1,000 to appear and answer to the indictment found against him, John C. Underwood, late of Virgin! , became his bondsman. Mr. Joliffe thus avoids an arrest. Mr. Dean, who is also indicted has not yet ap peared. On Thursday night a terrible explosion oc curred at Hoboken, N. J., in the machine- : shop connected with Steven's monster battery. There were a number of shells and a quantity of powder in the building, and no less than five distinct explosions occurred. A clerk named Arnold, in the employ of Thompson & Co., brokers, had his head blown off. All the outbuildings connected with the establishment were totally destroyed, together with the dwellings occupied by the keeper of the yard, j The President has before him ior approval the sentence of'a court-martial in California.? A citizen of Maysville in that State was ar rested for riding through the town waving a Confederate flag and cheering for Jeff. Davis, taken to Sacramento and tried by court-mar tial, and sentenced to ten years' hard labor on the fortifications in San Francisco bay. In less than three days from the time of commit ting the crime he was at work. The President has not approved of the sentence yet, and may commute it, Ever since the bogus news was sent of the taking of Richmond numerous rumors have been afloat, some not without foundation, that certain parties have gotten up false war news solely for speculative purposes. The War Department, it is said, has investigated one case, but with what result is not yet known. It is now alleged that the sensation dispatch tbat the "Stars and Stripes were floating over Vicksburg" was manufactured in Cin cinnati by some one inside of the speculators ring, and palmed off on the public. The Troy (N. Y.) Times says that a co ra i mittee of colored men men from that city | waited upon Governor Seymour last week, ! and asked him whether he would favor the ! organization of regiments of black men. He ! replied that he should not, saying that he ] had too much sympathy for the blacks to I do 80. notice. aIlapqtjari eks Militant pr -a Alexandria, VaIII ft*0*.> WHSKKASft,cjUiSsrofti ;??,I ' T Y exandria is such, tW n?i " C1^ of a .| utL Y nues, tne neaiui oi the DoonU Yt JUil* and of the troops in ihehoVpffi? .V1 hood, will materially suffer ?n<l that the r-ivil authorities have not tiirTl'1"'"'"5 placing thecity. i? , rhensfore, by virtue of the authority vos Ih the undersigned, notice is horebv <nvenT 'f! persons owning, residing in, or WVueu" ol any residence, stable, outhouse orm-eni of any description whatsoever, fhattWv m?' quired to have the same thoroughly ch^Wat four days from this date of all garbage, manL? &e., &e.T the same to be placed in a'pile in centre of the street, or in barrels, before tli.'ir premises. After the first four days, it v\}\ || continued by them from day to clay. 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Vft: ... out tneirj licenses,* I Hii of the present Licenses then expires, t j notify all persons who are selling by I wines, beer, cider, rum, brandy, or other bP!, I ituous liquors, or mixtures thereof to dp ! in or at the place v/here it shall be sold, or I any booth, arbor or stall without ^ t&vern ? j cense first obtained, shall forfeit an? pft} . I dollars for every offence. I also k'ive /;!'j'V | that all business houses with the except) Taverns must be closed on Sunday. my29?Iw C_ A. I T TSTEN TO THE VOICE OF TR^II I The great rush to 178 King street, j explained, as follows: j Calicoes?cheap; | Ginghams?cheaper; i De Laines?cheapest; ^r-heflPI Black and Fancy Dressed S'lks Vv Austin Bleached and unbleached Mousse! cheaper, &c. ,rnnm.t astonish^ An immense stock of GOUu&M t tvS low rates, at S. KOSWALD^ 178 Kingstrf^, my 'G?tf 2 doors above flask"* '