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4fc. a. L V 1 1 ! : - NASHVILLE, TENN;. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10; 1862 NO. 6- V ii II f lilt III ; uAtes of advkrtisino i ,, (tm IWW ubwto CDHirrrrmi a BCBAf ) B Square 1 day 1 00-nw,h tdrtitonal Interim I 60 I II 1 L D f.v - .1.1, ........ I ni,ii 1 ,.A I l 2 " 4 (A a oo 8 00 4 (0 & 09 00 lo oo l . r . V W I j,.,, )2 OJ ' 4 .'. 44 f y,-, t r 18 00 ru . " ' F r 13 44 ' ' " i i i , , aaafueia ai fujuicm. t i 0 square, on year, f-V) prh a.MitionaI inure f 1 0 fi't Written colics must be giveo to take out end its p ff j dT9rtmenU of yearly advertleprs before the year I kj. llDlnA MluwW -C-ii - .... - j I J &ircl of yearly advnrtievmeoU will be disooa 57 tawe-l wiViiuul Trnrkrai notice to a, nor will amy J charije be made for loss than one year at tbe yearly 1 5 f rat ' , . J M Advertisers exceeding tha space con ! rfteUi (or will be charged for tha xeeM.-fc U B. CONNOR & BRO., s Viunrvsio.-i ncuciLiNrs. 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I 4 tlero III orU of uoouc, which we will clo out low, at "r c-U Itaud, !!- 6 College street. fajT B B. CONNOR A BRO FOS SOUTHERN MONEY. ;)( 4 BLACK TEA CruHbed at.d ! lered SCO AR. , I t..,x.m Virginia. TOBACCO 4 6,l,o.-.SIrCAM'l.rJ'. H .'ki dii. IVi lb. f.,!,i,ii. JltLAStilC!. r ) s..ji'ii ground OlNlJtK ,"-!i..:t k::AB!. n b;.U.Tnner'i OIL." ILL.. 1 , bAi-sTUMBI.KK.-V it an ruts. f. ij!."-nBtnER,frill i Ktaa we will ae.l for MutUor u uiouey . TEHRAN BKOTilKK, ti'rcjl" 1 No T Market blreet i " . 25: RKWABD. ,nv' h ih.Miue trf U.S. vrtBKrt.wioun. M iu a ou ri'l.iin nirea iiomo, .V , i,,,'.jt t, u v.: oil, fetlock trimmed, -t Viii Buiif it vrimoin top, .: ki- iko doubt aitvnipt 10 The f !'; reward will be , '.:.xi v, :U 'J to liie re'ovnry H. tl IAN Mr R I I r xn x .ill 32 " l 1 -1 it r v WEDNESDAY, APU1L IB, 18C2. , , The ri?er like the Jei f. Davis Con feUoraoj is on the decline at this point. ... 1 - .. . , TlteaaudNow. It is now one year since the rebels legan the wAr against the governmeni hy the Attack upon Fort Sumter. ' We have gathered some of the. declarations made at that time, by flecessionisls 'ot their intentions and expectations. Their !or dupes bcliovcd firmly that t a (ow days they would be 'in Washington, driving away 'Lincoln' ah(T hiS Cabinet in disgrace. Alas, how changed! , Tlicn bo flag floale'cTliowliere in the Cotton States, save On the coast of Florida. Now if floats triumphantly on the Soil of every State' Then the Government, so' to speak, had neither army nor navy. Now tho best army and : navy in the world. Then tho South wa prosperous, peace ful and happy.' ' Now it is one vast hour of mourning. , ,! .. These Secessionists were proud, de fiant, confident, intolerant. Now they are insolent, dispondent, fearful and des perate. ' But then aud now alike false, deceit ful, mendacious, unscrupulous, , mean, overbearing towards the.weak, and cring ing and .fawning towards the strong Wjc ask our friends to read these old ex tracts and lay them carefully away. They will be verrinir;Axl,f?r.se who wi9h to know how the war was broutrht, on: 'The Attack on Wuelilngtuii.'' On the 12th cf April last the honorable Mr. Walker, Secrtiry of War ol the Confederate Males, taelil Hie following language at Mont gomery, Alabama : o rnn, lis saia, could tell wbero the war this day commenced would end, but be would propb-fy tbit Hit ftin which now flaunts the bre:e here icmilJ float over the dome of the oil Ldpitol at naihmgton O'fort tin Jtrat-of May. Let ttiem try Boutberu c uvalry and test tbo extent of Southern icfources. uud It mlRht noar. eventually over Ijaneuil Hall Itself." fcucu belnfftbe publicly avowed belief of tbe Ssev-retiry et War of th3 Confederate fcstatet., W4 quot" In illustration ci atuillar " tbreatu," t lie followiu'r xcerpts thkea from luddiug boiiini-ra lourouls. merely premifloi; that we could p really add to their number if it were essential to tbe purpose : From tho ltiebiiioii.l Kixjiurcr , April 13. Attention, Yolln'Tkkri! Nothioir is more probable than that l'retideut Divia will soou march an nrmy throwjh North Carolina and tnmu to II afhmqton. Tboe ot our volun- tet is wbo iliMire to joio the Southern army in it fball pan thnuigh our bordem, bad be tier orgauize at once lor tho purpoHe, and keep ibeir armc, accoutrenieiiiH, unlformH, ammuuitioi), ami knapsack in cootttaut readinesa. . V'roni the New Orlean. I'leayuue, of April 18. The Srnt fruits of a Virginia tecei-siuu will be tbe removal ot Liucolu and his Cabinet, aud whatever be can carry away, to tbo saler neighborhood ot llarrWiourir or Cincinnati perhaps to Bullalo or Cleveland. From the Vitks'mrg (Mint.) Whig, of Api il 20. Major Ben McCullough baa organised a force of live thousand men to teize the Federal Capitol the instant the first blood u epilled. Tbe Montgomery Aavertiser nays tnis intelligence U from a Virginia geutleman now in Wash ington city, wbo bad it tliiect from McCul lough'g own lips. From the Richmond (Va.) Eiuminer, of April 23. Tbe capture of Wanbington city U per fectly within tbe power of Virginia and Maryland, if Virginia will only make tbo proper tlfjrt by her cotmtliuted authorities; nor is there a single moment to loan, the entire population pant for the mint; there never wot half the unanimity among the people btfort, nor a ti'lie qf the :eil vpon any tubjeel that i now manijtsttd to take WaalitngUm, and drive from it every lilack Republican wbo In a dweller there. 3 1'roiii the mountain tops and valleys to the shores of tbe sea there i$ one wild thoul cf fierce reeove to afjetire Washington city at all and every human hazard. Tbo filthy cage of un clean birds must and will assuredly be purl tit d by tire. Tbe people are determined upon it, and are clamorous for a leader to conduct them to the onslaught. Tbat leader nil! assuredly arise, aye, and that right speedily. From tb Goidabort.' (N. C.) Triliunfe, ol April 21. We understand that Duucaa K. McUaa E-(., wbo came here last night, bears a spe cial ordaf for one regiineul ot North Carolina troont to inarch to the ciiv of Washington. They are to bt ready in forty-eight hours iroui the notice. Ibis is by order of (iov. Ellis. To have (rained Maryland is to have luiued about. It Insures Washington city, and thu ignomloious expulsion of Liucolu and bis body-guard of Kansas cut-tbroaH from tho bite House. Jt inikt cood the word of ic retary Walktr at Montgomery in regard to Ut Federal Metropoli. It' tranilers tbe Hues ot battle Iroin the I'otomao to the Pennsylvuuia i i .. uururi . From the Ku.e wii i.N C ) SUmlaM, of Apr. I 21 Norih Carolina will Btfnd her full quota ul troupe in uune m tua attuck ou Washiiiulon City. Ujr clreeis are alive wiib soldiers aud lit.icere, many ot the Utltv being hTe 10 tci.der ili-ir cuuipaiiii s to tbe Coventor. WailiJiigtoii cily will oou be too hot t'j hold Abribam Lincoln and his Govtromeut Nurtti Ctroiitu bus ciid it, and th will tto i. : n U xak-j gi.ui her declaration From i he Eufaula (Ala.) Express, of April 25. With independent Virginia on one ride and he secessionists of Maryland (who are donblless In tbe majority) on tho other, our policy at tbls time should be to seize the old Federal Capital and take old Liucoln and his Cabinet prisoners of war. Once get tbo Heads of the Government tn our power, ana we can demand any terms we see Ot, and thus, perhaps, avoid a long and bloody contest. From the Wilmington (N. C.) Dally Journal, cf April 27. A corrpsnondent writinir from Georgetown, (S. C.) onder date of April - 2Gtb, makes in quiry about a report that had got afloat there that three regiments of troops bad left JMortb Carolina to jolnLlucola. What an. Idea I When North Carolina troops join old Abe it will be at tbe point of tbe bayonet, and he at tbe sharp end. When North . Carolina regiments go to' Washington, and they will go, they will stand flue by side witn ttieir ore in- ren or tne Sown.11 What fool could bnveimt In eti eolation tuch a report 1 ' From the Milledgerllle (Oa.) Hoiitbern Bucoi-der, of April w. ' The government of the Confederate States tntut poetett the city of Washington. It lolly to think It can be u?ed any longer as tbe headquarters of the Lincoln Government, as no" access can bo had to it except fcy passing through Virginia and Maryland.' Tbe District of Columbia cannot remain under the juris diction of tbe United States Congress with out humiliating Southern pride and deleaiing Southern, rights. 1Mb. are essential to gieatnets of character, and both must co operate it the destiny to be achieved. . Tbe correspondent of tbe Charleston Cou rier wrote from Montgomery, Aia., under dato ot tbe 28th uliimu, as follows : :. ; "Tbe aspect of Montgomery ni lu'o t'luG is any thing but peaceful, and, with tbe pre sence ot so "tn a uy troops in tbe capiiol at once, the people are beginning to reali.i tbe fact that we are In the midst of war, na'well as to feel assured that vigor and energy characterize the Administration. In tbe churches to-day, prayers were offend for the success of our ' arms daring tho war. Tbe deflre for taking Washington, I believe, in cr"'P every hour, and all things, to my seem tending to this consummation. We are in lively hope that belore three months roll by, tbe government, congress, departments, and all, will have removed to tbe present Federal Capital.''-' A correspondent of tke Baltimore Ex change, writing from Montgomery, Alabama, under date of April 20, immediately after the TtCeipt of the etelegraphic intellignce announcing the attack cf tbe Daltimore moo" on tbe Ma&eacbu9etts troop, communicated tbe following : ' ' " in tbe evening bonfires were built in front of the Exchange Llotel, and trom tbe vast crowd which assembled, repeated cheer were given for tbe loyal peoplo of Haltimorej Hon. Roger A. Fryor, of Virginia, bad ar rived in (he oHy in tne al'u-iuuou, aud as soon as it was known, there were loud calls tor him. His reception was most enthusiastic a rt . 1 Mutt-la minntua il ii raiu1 1 1 f .-t Ha n 1,1 commence his remaiks. He msda a brief but very eloquent address, full of spirit. He is in favor of marching immediately on Washington, and so stated, to which tbe crowd responded in deafening and prolonged cheers. " At tbe " flig presentation" which preceded the departure of the second regiment of South Carolina for Richmond, the following remaiks were made by olonel Kershaw on taking the colors : "Sergeant Gordon, lo your particulur charge is committed this noble cil'i. Plant it wherever honor calls. If opportunity of fers, let it be tbe first to KISS tuk iirkkzb of HKAVE.V FROM TUB DOM IS OF T1IK CAI'lTOL AT Washington." Natioual Intelligencer, May 9 th. " Substitutes." A correspondent of tho New Oilcans Crescent, at Richmond, writes as follows : Our chief article of commerce now-a- days is a commodity known in the mark et as "substitutes." The article has risen from $100 to $200, again to $oOO, and troiii that to $1U0U and $l,f00. The cheapest kind now offering commands $500 readily. A wretch named Hill, has been making enormous sums, as much as from if.1,000 to $5,000 a day, by plunder ing substitutes, some of whom are tho very scum of tho earth, while others are poverty-stricken Marylanders of high social tiosi t ion at home and men of real moral worth. A friend of mine bought a substitute from Hill for $ 100. He saw Hill give the poor devil $100 and put the remaining in ins pocket. As my friend went out the door, he met a gentleman, who told him lie had just paid $1,500 for a substitute. On this sum, it is possible thesubsti tute received $200, and Hill 1 lie other $r,.'100. To-day he .went up Main street with at least fifty men at las beefg. iou may therefore infer that he coins money more rapidly than tho Yankee distiller, .Stearns, now in iail with Fotts, who used to make $ -1,000 a day by furnish ing his vile stuff to Southern soldiers The fact is, this business of buying and selling substitutes is abominable all around. The men who come here from tho country to buy tliem are run inad until they get tbem they arc absolutely crazy with fear lest they should fail to obtain, them and seem willing to spend their last dollar in the effort. On the other hand, the exhibition of his persons to which tho substitute is subjected, is ridiculous and disgusting. He is strip ped to the skin, percussed, ausculated, examined from, top to toe, like a horse snowing oil lus paces. A lovely bust ncss, truly. Where ore all (lie thousands who were volunteering all so fast ? Tw Mammoth Cocnterfcit Ehtab tisnMETs TinoKEs vf in St. Lopis. For some time past, says tho St. Louis Xews, the suspicions of tho Chief of Po lice have been directed to tho three story house, No. 7 Targee street, and on Sunday night last a search was made. In a back room on tho first floor were found s complete set of engravers' tools, and a printing press up stairs ; tho offi cers found upward cf vl'),wQ in' ccan tcrfeit Indiana one dollar bills,' signed and ready to be circnlated and neatly done up in $500 packages. A pocket book containing an unfinished $10 U. S. Treasury Note ; the back only being printed, was taken . from a coat hanging "in the room. A man named Wolkey was arrested, and in the coat was found a certificate bearing his name. Wolkey denied all knowledge of the criminal business, but said that a man named Walker boards at tho house and owned the tools. This Walker was known to be .a notorious counterfeiter, who also went by- the name of Hill. For the time being he could not be found,: but on Tuesday night ho was arrested at a house irt Dubreuil street, while working at tho engraver's bench in copying a U. S. ten dollar Treasury Note. . ; ( A search , of tho premises resulted in tho discovery of upward of 100,000. in counterfeit U. S. tens, and all the im plements of the counterfeiter's art. The plates used in printing the United States Treasury Notes arc of steel, and . have been pronounced by good judges a fine specimen of the art. A steel plate for counterfeiting ." Treasury , Notes was also found, as well as some eight or! ten blank plates, in course of preparation. Ih addition to these, a finished plate for counterfeiting $20 bills on tho Bank of Waynee'jurg, Pa., was secured. Qf. the immense quantity of Treasury Notes Seized, only some $25,000 were nearly finished. This amount was found strung bv a ihread in a Vnnm. far. the nnrnnnn of drying. Tho other bills wero quite unfinished, being printed on but one side, and lacking the. various colors. The presses, engravers' tooln, etc., as well as the bogus paper abtaincd in both cstab- lishmcnts, were removed to the private j oflice of tbe Chief of Police. Island No. Ten. A correspondent of tbe St. Louis JitpubL- can stales that Mejor G -Herat MacRail, loru erly of the United Siatei Adjutant Genera 's office, wbo was in command of the Confeder ate force, acd delivered bis sword to Gen. Pope, two mouths aco spoke in Memphis, declaring be wouid die a thousand deaths sooner than surrender to Fed-rals.- His companion in arms, Gen. Grand, reminded blm ot tne circumstance while our ollicers were coLversing with them for a few mo moots. The rebels surrendered twelve reui- menls, comprising 5.0UU men : 2,000 men es caped by Bwimming and wading Reelfool lake, aud reaching u river some distance below. After taking possession of tbe Is land, tbe writer had an excellent opportuni ty to notice and bear .of tbe ell' cts prcduced by huge tnortur shells. Utiles, as if animals had burrowtd,. are visible where the tuiesiles fell without exploding, and large trees were broken J ike twigg. Where tbe Line proved true, and tlieydid burst, the destructive prop erties are apparent timber for a bandied yards around bearing Bears, and hollows be ing scoopea oui or tne eartn. xet, irom tne great precautions takeo by tb enemy, only three men were killed, although tbe prisoners tell ot many narrow escapes. Once, while a group ot cfticers were sitting at dinner, one ot tne great shells tell suddenly among tbem, crashing through tbe table. All cat- terea and got salely away before itexpiodd. Another struck on tbe Hotting battery, dis mouuud a Bun and burst, but all ou board were, at the moment, down below. The reb els regarded their huge visitors as curiosities, ana augments wero lound put away in many tents, curetully labelled. The captured ofll curs are in unusually food fpirits, state that they nave long been wishing to g-J North for meir ceaiin, anu are gtaa ot the opportunity If feeling sorry for tbe late result, their inougots are admirably disirulsid. Thtv state that when the Confederate srovernmunt ueciuea in waico a sianu at no. 1U. Ii was thought J5;auregaid, at Corinth, would be victorious iu ilmi to reinforce the former no nil iou. They acknowledge the revero to be a ureal one; and au officer remarked, "the ehects will be sad along tbe river irom here to .Nuiv Utleaus." Avrong thi pn.tis taken are two small mortals, now on uouru me uentou old l.ag lUli pieces, made in Georg the S corn s lime, aud stamped with his foil. Their met al is a composition not now used la gun maiiufucture. lbe correspondent mm two editors also In the csptured army Mr. Glis- cjld, tonuerly ol iha Vickeburg Htn, and Mr. McUauiel. ol the Columbia Herald. Tbey appeared -xtteediugly discooi-iaie, and would much ratut-r, probably, fcu their fa udlur d.'tils as toimeily, aud furnish copy than go iuio a military pii-io.i. Tbe war cry ol tha rebels iu Greece- i "lJoatn to tue ii 'rmaus and liavarians: I 'oiled Greece. ' " Southern FatHota. When the history of this rebellion tmall be written, in the full light and development of its marvellous facts, there are none who will receive a higher meed of praise than the loyal men of the South. Holding fast their integrity un der aflictions the most distressing, amid insult and reproach, and contumely, they suffered in silence and waited. Like men inhnmeii in ihsf nniinm of a fallen well, and listening to the blows of their friends above who are foiling for their relief, they have sufftircd none the less, that they were powerless to help them selves, and ' their cries for relief vuro unavnilinir if nnl nnlioil . Th" following article from the Cleveland PlainteaTfr, indicates that they arc not forgotten by the lovers of their country. , Union tiBAtiuK? is ' Tiiie Socth. RVporls of Union leagnes in .Southern cities, are more thai vaeue rumor. Their existence Is verified by iho rebel pres. They are so formidable that Southern papers feel called upon to Rive openi warning of -them, at the risk of Informing tha Kurtii , of a fact which can but gratify and en (Oirage us.' These 'leagues- nre organized with the utmost seorecy, hold secret meeting and have passwords, grips, Ac, by which tbe members may be known, one to thi other. It is said that lenjrnea exiet in every impo tant city in rebeidora. that they c mipurii cate oue with ano'her, arid ore well informed bt tho operations ""of ' federal army. Great mutt be tho devotion of men to the old flig, when, umid the terrorism that reigns wherever rebel rule- exists,' they band to gether at the rii-k of their lives, if detected, and etrlk'i hands for the Union It costs little to be a patriot here in the North, but when men," amid the fierce in Binity which sweeps over tbe South, retain in the deep recesses of their hearts a love lor the Republic which cannot be extinguished 'by civcumstnnces wiiiuh uiy surround tbem; when tbey form Uuioo organiziions f-ur-rounded by thousands who would be ready to Spill their blood on tbe (-lightest suspicion; and tn tbe face ot dangers our peaceful so ciety can never appreciate, establish com munication with Minilar leagu-s in fur dis taat cities si that a sympathy ot feeling and of action may be maintained, those men an' Patriots. Their names rhould be collt c ed, when the object of the war is accomplished and tbe Union restore?), and handed down lo pot;!tity engraved on iraperisbablu ti.bleis. The Bubnhide Expedition. A letter fo tbe Philadelphia Inquirer dated Tieaiw fort, March 31, gives some further par ticulars of the condition of affairs at that point. Wc make tho following extracts: The chief interest is at present mainly centred in the proposed investment of Fort Macon, which is situated about cqui-distant from. Beaufort and Moor- bead City, across Lngue Sound. I he distance from these places to the Fort is about a mile "and a quarter. It is a small fortification, but very 6trougly built, and is garrisoned by about six hundred men, under the command of Col. White (not Smith, as before" report ed,) formerly an officer of the I'nited States Army, and a graduato of West Point. The Fort is supplied with sufficient of certain kinds of provisions to last for several months, but" of others the stock is very short. Col. White, who appears to be a misanthropic, sullen and unheal thy style of man, threatened to shell Beaufort if his fresh provisions were stopped. They have been stopped, but as many ot his troops belong to and have relatives and friends in that city, ho has probably thought better if it, his threat not having been executed, lie compensates himself for this, however, by firing upon every fishing smack or other craft, however small, which at- tempts to pass between lieaufort and Moorhcad City, both o( which places are occupied by Union troops. Hie re duction of tho Fort is but a question of time and labor, but Col. lute is evi dently disposed to put our forces to all the trouble possible, there seeming to be no other reason for his refusing to stir render at discretion what he must soon be forced to give up. Tiie stars and bars float defiantly over tho fort, and Willi a glass the sen tinelt can be seen pacing to and fro up on the ramparts Col. White has tken down the light-house to the left of t! fort, and burned other buildings, in or der to leave nothing to interfere with the range of the guns, which are placed en barbette. Moorhcad City and I'.caufort arc ot cupied by a detachment.' The Union flag which floats over Beaufort was found at the post-atlice in that place. Death or 'Governor" Johnston.- There seems to bo Bf doubt that George W. Johnston, the " Provisional Governor of Kentucky, was killed at the. battle of Pittsburg Landing. An officer of the l.iion army who knew him v-ll sayi he paw and recognized his dead body. W'tt nre informed that daring the Sunday fight he served n an aid to Genera! Brc kinridge, but ou Monday he joined the ranks as a private, and while thrs eu ja 'eil w as shot. -Lm. J wna!. The Pflaetsalpl I'nlcCkod. The details of the battle near Pitts burg Landing, on tho Tennessee, absorb bo much of the public attention and in terest, that the victory at Island No. P) and its results, are almost overshadowed. Yet this victory was one of the most mo mentous and decisive in tho war, rank ing only second to that at Fort Donelson. The battle tit Pittsburg Landing was greater both as tothe number of troops engaged and the determined valor shown on both sides, than any that has ret been fought in tho campaign, but the triumph at No. 10, though comparatively Mood less, was of higher importance than any thing which has occurcd in tho West since the opening tip of the Cumberland river. Not only have upwards of five thousand rebels been disarmed and t&keu prisoners, with a large, number of officers, from Generals down not only has a vast amount of artillery, military s'orc-s, iV., changed hands- not only Lave the mate rial results hern of immense magnitude but points have been gained of the most decided consequence in the further pros-tc-ution of tho war on the Mississippi. ' For a long limo Columbus stood as tho rebel Gibraltar of the West, magnificent in its array of battlements and brstliug cannon, and in all the appliances belong ing to a stupendous military strong-hold. I5ut Columbus, vast as were its defensive works, was not considered formidable enough against the forces of tho Union, and the quick eye of Beauregard selected Island No. 10 as more invulnerable and better adapted to the purposes' Of waf. He was undoubtedly correct. We ques tion if. another point could have been chosen along the , banks of the river to New Orleans affording equal chances of success against our army and gunboats. Gen. Mackall, a soldier for thirty years, pronounced it. in his General Orders, 'the key of the Mississippi," and other officers in the rebel service be!iy?d it bo tho most invincible position that could be found to obstruct the Federal advance. We tike them at thcif word, ami say now that the capture of Island No. Pi is tantamount to the virtual opening up (4 the great stream. Something H still said about Forts OBccola, Pandolph and Pillow. The armament of-tho two former was nearly, if riot qui lo all removed to No. Ten. There is no enemy in force at either of them. Recent movements have compelled tho Confederates to reform t heir military line, and wc think it will now be found to stretch Trom J'ort Piuovr on the left to Corinth on tho right, with perhaps Grand Junction - in the center, thus abandoning Jackson. Lvery energy of the enemy is concentrated for the de fence of Memphis, and all else is subor dinated fo this one grand endeavor. ' But while tho rebels are exhibiting thi Utmost activity in preparations-for (he new impending conflict, the Union forces nre rapidly arranging to follow up their recent glorious victories and attack, pur sue and destroy the enemy. The re maining divisions ot Gen. IJuell s couiund hawa now reached Pittsburg Landing, and Gen. lialleck will be in command of all the forces there, in person. A larg? number of transports havo been engaged to convey Gen. Popo s army id Mnnpuj, and some of the gunboats have already started. Tho fears and apprehensions of the Memphis secessionists aro not un founded. We much mistake the signs of tho time if May-day does, not find the Union soldiers safely quartered and firmly established in tho commercial capital of TennoHsee, and tho rebel hordes disorganized and scattered in tho Gulf States. Island No. 10 is the key of the Mississippi, says Gen. Mackall. Per haps he little appreciated the full force of his .words when he said that. .V'j nouri Hepiibliim, Villi. , Q7" A. correspondent of the New York World gives us an idea of the jolt which the firing of a thirteen inch mortar makes : Some interesting facts are told con cerning the tremendous draught ca;ised by the vacuum of the discharged mor tar. Pieces ot clothing have been brought from a distance into the boat, and yes terday morning flie metal button from the jacket of one of the gunners, lying a few feet in front of the mortar, was broken clean from if stem and sucked into tho mortar, where it was found ira- mediately aftfrwant Several msn Ls-. been knocked down by the wind, though fifty yards away from the piece when i wa lired. , . , Mail Roche:: Abklstep. On Tues day last, Special Agent Tyner, of the Post olhi o .Department, with the assis tance of Nil k Gardner, route agent on the Ohio and Mississippi Bailroad, ar rested a young man, aged nineteen or twenty years, and son of tho postmis tress at Aurora, Ind., on a charge of rob bing (lie mails. His arrest was effected by mean of decoy letters, and money known to have been stolen from the mail was found nh(s p. rpon, and also a large pa: kae of envelope found in In trunk. This purloining at the Auroia of Ii h has been g"ing ou lor : o.-ifliiJerabiif tizhe. 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