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ttitjj ftafumal fltepttbltam fjtotiflHiil gcpiiblkau. t TIIR DAILY NATIONAL nRPVBMOAN Is published crery morning (Sundays excepted) by W. J. Mprtaqii A Co., and Is furnished to city subscribers (by carriers) at 28 cents per month. Mall subscribers, 3.5Q per annum; S3 for six months, and tl for three months, Invaria bly In advance. Single copies, S cents. iii llATKft OP ADVERTIRlNa. One iquarc, threo daji fi.oo Ono iquaro, four daya ...... 1.25 Ono aquaro, fire dayt -...., i.no Ono square, ilx daja ------. ,?n Every other day advertisement, fifty per cent, additional. J i Onco a week advertisements charged as new for each Insertion. Eight lines or less constitute a square. Advertisements should bo handed In by nlna o'clock p. m. VOL. II. WASHINGTON, P. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1862. NO. 301. iL i I fe (Vi Xt 1 i i t3T For local matter, see fourth page. EDITOHIAT SUMMARY. KcnEL Activity. We stated yosterday that direct commnnlcatlon, except by largo forces, between Harper's Ferry and Qcn. Burnslde was now so cut off by the rebels, that convalescents, recruits, Ac, at Harper's Ferry, Intending to Join the army of the Potomac, had been obliged to be first brought down to this city. This state of things Is further Illustrated by the fol lowing dispatch, which wo cut from last even ing's Start ' Lcesbuwo, Va., Nov. 11. Last night about 11 o'clock, White's (rebel) cavalry, numbering nlout 125, made a dash Into the town of Mount Ollead, twclre miles from hero, and, as reported by two men who escaped and arrived hero this morning, captured soma thlrty-flvo men and ono officer, some property end between three and four hundred stand of arms, left behind by (Icn. Blrncy. White's band aro scouring tbo country, capturing sutlers and stragglers, and doing much other damage.' Which is KianTt Tho National Intelligencer, of yesterday, Insists that the President's proc lamation Is, so far as the South Is concerned, a were brutumfulmm. The Southern rebels don't think so. The Richmond Examiner, of Novem ber S, says i " These calamities threatened In the capture of our ports are grave enough. One graver, however, and mora terrible than all these, Is to come If the enemy can get a hold In the cotton States, for putting Into operation there his emancipation scheme." Land loud amd Tenaht. A most Imperative necessity stems to exist for reform In tho pres ent law of landlord and tenant In this District. Not a day passes, we learn, that numerous cases of trouble In this matter aro not before- our magistrates. There has always been moroor less litigation and a good deal more than less In this regard ( but the yast crowd of Irresponsi ble strangers now In tho city, who, on ono pre tence or another, get possession of tenements, and then coolly decline cither to pay rent or to vacate the premises, renders It, Just now, itilto oven helming to tho Justices. Too great care cannot be exercised by landlords In suffer ing tenements to lcavo their possession; at tho same time, It Is to be hoped that the code author I red by Congress at Its last session, and which Is, we believe, to be reported at tho next, will somewhat equalize the rights of the parties con cerned. At present, the " reciprocity ' Is alto gether on the tenant's side, and the poor land lord has often to whistle for both rent and house. Hundrcds of houses In this city, at this prcseuSJ ou -change In the money market. The move writing,areheldbypcr8onswhopaynotadImoTen.t.l1" onlr transferred tho call, which nf rent, aud declare that they never will pay, jet defy the lawful owner to even step his foot on his property, on pain of Instant arrest I Kxche Decision. The following decision has Just been made by Acting Commissioner Estcc, of the Internal Revenue office, In regard to Interest notes due on policies of Insurance: If tho payment of the annual Interest due or to accrue on these premium notes, forms the basis of a contract or agreement between the com pany and the policy-holder to continue or renew , the policy, then such receipt becomes a bona fide renewal of such policy, and Is, therefore, subject to tho same stamp duty as the original jwllcy. Not Safe. Medical Director Crane reports, from Hilton Head, that It Is Imprudent to send unaccll mated troops there till after bcv eral frosts have occurred. This may delay tho expedition of General Hunter. General Wadsworth. It was said that this gentleman would return to this city last evening from Ms recent visit to tho front. Muoh Genehal Halleck. It is asserted that General Halleck started otr a Mslt to tho Army of the Potomac yesterday, for the pur pose of inspecting the troops under the com mand of General Burnslde, and also for tho pur pose of having a personal Interview with tho commander-ln-chlcf In relation to Important army movements. Another Raid. A foolish story of another rebel raid into Pennsylvania has been started. Nobody in his senses believes it. General McClellav. We hear now much talk of what General McClellan was about to do had ho not been removed. Wo hae heard, all through tho war, of what ho mas about to do) but wo havo not seen It. He told his sol diers and tho country at Manassas, that there wcro to bo no moro Hull Runs and no more re treats. At Yorktown ho said that he was going to drlvo tho enemy to tho wall ho was going Into Richmond. At Autlctam, his victory, ho said, was comjAete,' and jet, while ho slept, the mass of the rebel army escaped ov cr tho river. He Is certainly a man of magnificent promises, but results don't appear. John Van Buken. This gentleman nomina ted, tho other evening, In New York, General McClellan for tho next President. John once nominated his dad for tho saino ottlccj but It Mas no go. General Wool. Wo publish, In another olumn, a very sharp letter from General Wool, on tho finding of tho Harpers Ferry Commls slou so fur as ho U concerned. A Salutary Order. Tho order of General Halleck, directing all officers belonging to tho Potomac arm, now In Washington, to Join their rtspcctlvo commands within twenty-four hours, has had a beneficial effect. Shoulder straps are not so plenty on tho Avenne and In tho hotels as formerly. The Charges Against Gen. Porter. Tho ubsciuo of General Pope, in the field, will pre int an 1 m mod la to Investigation of tho charges agalnBt General Fitz John Porter for falling to reinforce him (Popo) at the battle of Hull Run. General Pope, It U expected, will bo sum moned to Washington, In n few du)8, when the public may look out for curious developments relative to tho manner In which campaigns are eouducted by generals between whom rivalry exists, and whoso only crlinelsthe preservation of sluvcrj. The F'.amvE Slave Cases. Tho refusal of the military authorities hero, to allow colored persons taken Into our military service la rust mi Virginia, to lie taken under tho fugltlra duvelaw, as slaves escaped from owners In Maryland, U analagous to the refusal of Geu, 'luytor to permit Georgians uud rlorldluns to set up claims of ownership to slaves captured In the Seminole count rj. When sluvcscseupu Irmi Murjland Into huattru Virginia, and aro recovered by the march of our armies, they aro In the precise predicament of tbu runaway slaves found among the hostile I lorlda Indians The Llqnor Trade In Washington. For sometime past we havo had a rule In Washington, under the military regime, forbid tng the sale of liquors by tho glass at our bars. The design of this prohibition was conceived and carried out In a dcslro to promote the pcaco and quiet of tho city In these troublous times but It does not result In securing the end pro posed. In tho way It Is carried out or, In other words, attempted to Ik) carried out It Is a mockery and a sAani. In the first place, alo and beer aro allowed to be sold ad libitum, and there Is no sort of diffi culty In obtaining, at any of our numerous places where liquors aro sold at all, any kinds of Intoxicating fluids desired. Not In tho bars, to bo sure, but In somo side room. This Is noto rious. There Is not a placo where liquors are kept, that they cannot be got any day, and any hour of tho day, in quantities to suit. pur chasers. All laws and regulations, military rules, etc., that are not strictly observed, that aro suffered to bo violated with Impuulty, as Is this rule of our military authorities, has a most demoralizing effect upon tho community. Either let It be enforced or withdrawn as It Is, It Is a tham. It strikes us that General Wadsworth bad better make such regulation as ho pleases about the salo of liquors to officers and men In the army but to Interfere with the habits of civilians In this regard la not, to say tho least, a popular move, and docs not, cither In respect to sol diers or citizens, result favorably to temper ance or good order. It Is not respected as a law should be. RIdgldly enforce It, or gtvo It up. As It now Is, It Is a mockery. This fact Is patent to all who will observe tho passing events of tho day. Financial. The Tuesday evening's finan cial article In the New York Tribune has the follow log I "Mr. Cisco was authorized to-day by tho Secretary of the Treasury to make up a list among the banks and bankers of twelve mil lions of temporary loan at 5 per cent. Interest In anticipation of the proceeds of tho 7.30 per cent, treasury notes to be awarded next Monday. The amount of eight millions was subscribed, and the remainder would have been taken if there had been time to get at tho whole of the banks. Of the amount taken fire millions six hundred and seventy-five thousand doBars have already been paid In at tho Treasury, and will soon be disbursed again. Tho banks had most of tho notes on haud and had no occasion to disturb their loans. The remainder of the amount will nrobablv I nald nn without url- would havo been made next week, to the pres ent WCCK." Ford's Theatre. Wo trust tho play-goer of this town ore fully aware that a most rare aud pleasing performance Is now on the boards at Ford's Theatro, entitled the "Chimney Cor ner." Mr. Couldoek's Peter Probity Is one of those unique personations for which this sterl ing actor Is remarkable. Let those who wish to witness an entertaining drama lo sure to visit Ford's to-night. Promotion or Gen. Aioer. It Is said that General Auger has been promoted to a Major Generalship for gallantry displaced In the cam paign In Virginia, under General Pope, and has been ordered to report to General Banks. Brigadier General Andrews has been or dered to report to General Hanks for duty. KtFMl Is said to bo tho opinion In the army, that General McClellan Intended to go Into winter quarters, on this side of tho Rappahan nock . t3F" Wo call especial attention to the adver tisement of Mr. R. Gertie, commission mer chant, corner of Seventh and D streets, who has on hand somo cholco varieties of Rochester ap ples a ery nice fruit. Communicated Highway Robbery, Washington, D.C., Nov. 12, 1802. In Virginia, to-day, at half-past 11 o'clock, and about a mile oud a quarter above Fort Albany, Dr. Bo) d, w hlle on his way to Falls Church, and while In sight and calling dlstanco of the Twenty-fifth Maine regiment, was attacked, his wagon broken, hlmBelf knocked down and nearly dragged from his wagon, and consider able property taken from him by force. Ho raised tho cry of "Sergeant of tho guard," " murder," Ac., when tho relief guard of tho Twenty-fifth Malno camo to his assistance, or the rascals would havo murdered him on tho Bpot and hate taken all ho had. Tho robbers wcro pursued and ono captured. The colojcl major, and officer of the guard of the Twenty. fifth Malno did everything that could be dono to arrtst tho offenders, for which they deserve much pralso. Tho whola road between tho Loug Brldgo and Upton's Hill Is Infested by these fellows, who hate been committing theso depredations dally for somo time. One man was robbed of sixty dollars' worth of gloves the other day. It Is therefore time these bands were broken up, or something douo to protect citizens on tho public highway. Tho whole gang who committed tho outrago to-day are known, and It is believed they will be captured and punished. Wv. Botd, News Item. Tho AnulO'African savB that It learns from Mrs. Lizzie Keckley, tho presiding officer of mu isuuiruuauu iieiici Association oi Washing ton, that Mrs. Abraham Lincoln has made to button of two hundred dollars, for tho relief of mo suucriug irueumcn in anti arounu vvasmng ton. California is making up her third $100,000 for our sick and w ounded soldiers. Marysvllle contributed $12,000, and Virginia City $20,000, Oregon has given $10,000 for tho same pur pose. The steamers United States, Cahawba, Poca hontas aud Connecticut have sailed southward. with tho Corcoran Legion, under command of, Col, John k. .MCMaiion. we expect to bear Irom tlie legion soon m acme Bcrvico. The Delaware Republican sums up the result Ul HIU tlUllUW I4 UlUk ULUIC. HOIUllUnii IT II- 11am Cunnon Union has been elected Gover nor by 111 majorltyi William Templo, Bayard- lie, lias been eiceicu io uongress y at majori ty In New Cu&tlo county every Union candi dal Is elected by majorities rangiug from 624 up to GOO. In Kent and Sussex counties every Bayardito U elected. Tho Legislature will stand as follow si Senate four Union to Ave Bu)arditcs House seven Unionists, fourteen Davardltcs, The ureal Seeeder will conse quent.) bo returned to tho U. S. Senate. It Is certain that the traudulcut votes cast, more than equal Temple's majority for Congress, and If u thorough I men ligation could be had, tho result In the Sussex county legislative ticket might bo dltfi rent. Wo do not know, however, that any contest Is proposed) at any rato, re bellion In couaequenco of defeat has uot been luou&nt oi. THE NEWS. FROM FORTRESS MONROK. Fortress Monroe, November 11. A man namod Peter Smith was brought to Fortress Monroe from Yorktown this morning under guard. He was arrested near the mouth of the Rappahannock, and Is Implicated In the burn ing of the AUeganlan. The Richmond Whig, of November 10, says i "General Van Dora takes upon himself tho responsibility for the failure In his late bnttlo at Corinth. He says It arose from neither the lauu oi ms omccrs nor men, but was ins own misfortune." messaoe or the governor or oeoroia. " Governor Brown's annual message was read In the Legislature on Thursday. Ho refers principally to topics of State Interest. In a special message he takes ground against tho conscript law, and submits tho subject to tho Legislature for action. Ho also recommends action on martial law, ltabetu corpu, and the Impressment of private property. " Tho excitement consequent on the reported advancoof tbo abolitionists on Holly Springs has subsided. They did not come this sldo of Lamar, Mississippi." FROM NORTH CAROLINA. " The Raleigh (North Carolina) RegUter en tertains no doubt that n movement Is to ho made against the railroads running from Wil mington to Petersburg, and that Wcldon Is to bo the point attacked. The Inhabitants of Tar boro and adjacent counties ore moving off as fast as they can. The enemy aro within fif teen miles of Tarboro, twelvo thousand strong. " Tho blockadcrs off Wilmington fired upon and destroyed a bark loaded with salt, while endeavoring to run tho blockade. Twenty thrco Yankees came on shore to finish their work of destruction and wcro captured and sent to Fort Fisher. Tho bark was from Nas sau." PROM VIRGINIA. " General Hill had a fight with the cneiuv on Monday last In Clarko county, Virginia. Tho general says the enemy were soundly thrashed and driven back five miles. Tho fight was ob stinate and our loss considerable. " From the activity of both armies and the frequent skirmishing taking place It Is not Im probable a fight may take placo at any moment. The present object of the enemy seems to be to cut off Gen,cral Lee's communication with Richmond. "The Yankees havo advanced In force upon Highland countya distance of 40 miles from Staunton, Va. This Is a pnrtof tho plan by which the abolitionists expect to crush out the rebellion In Virginia." FROM CORINTH. "The enemy at Corinth are largel relnforrcd and are fortifying, entrenching, and making every preparation to hold that place." THE LATEST FROM LEE'S ARMT. Tho Richmond Daily Fnqirer, of the 10th, sayst "Significant movements aro progressing along the entire lino of Gen. Lee's army. Stirring, nerharja startling eents m tn bnrnnlrilr nn. preaching, promising In reality a sharp and de cisive winter's camDalcm. It la reoortcd that Gen. Jackson was yesterday upon tho vergo of uauio in tue anenanaoan valley witn greatly su pcrlor forces of the enemv. "In a few davs considerable ehaneowlll urob- ably take place In tho present Inactive state of aiiairs." Col. Ludlow, of Gen. Dlx's staff, returned I this afternoon from Aiken's Landing, having very successfully completed tho arrangements fur the exchange of all prisoners of war. Tito following officers and men aro dnly ex changed, to wlti 1st. All officers and men, both of the United States and Confederate service, who hae been captured and paroled lu Virginia and Mar land up to November 1st, 1802, except tho United States officers and men captured ami paroled September, 1802, at Harper's erry. And all deliveries of prisoners up to No ember 1 1 , 1802, made to the United States authorities In the Peninsula, and Its adjacent w atcrs, aro lncludi In this exchange. 2d. All officers aud men captured andpirolcd at Santa Rosa Island, October 4th, 1802. 3d. All officers and men captured aud pa roled at Chambcrsburg, October 4th, 1802. 4th. The Seventy-first Ohio volunteers, cap tured at Clarksvtlle, Tennessee. 5th. Officers and men captured at South Mills, North Carolina. 0th. One hundred and four non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to the Second United States cavalry, First United States In fantry, Sixth United States cavalry, Second United States artillery, Third United States In fantry, Sixth United States infantry, Eighth, Tenth, Eleventh, Twelfth and Seventeenth Uni ted States Infantry; Fourth and Fifth United States artillery sent from Annapolis, Mary land, to Columbus, New York, October 4th, 1803. 7th. All officers and men captured at or near Richmond and Lexington, Kentucky, by tho forces under command of Gen. E. KIrby Smith. 8th. All officers and men delivered to Cap tains Lazcllo and Swan on the 1st, 5th, 7th. 12th and 20th of September, ISC J, and tho 16th of October, 1803. 0th. All officers and men paroled ut Cumber land Gap on tho 2d and 11th of October, 1802, U. 8. Officers Exch'd. Confed. Officers Exc'd. Brigadier Gens - - 3 Colonels - - - 37 Colonels - - - - 18 Lieut. Cols. - - 17 Lieut. Cols.- - - 10 Captains - - - 407 Captains- - - - 341 Lieutenants - -1,083 Lieutenants- - - 54 Total - .1,600 roiai- - - VM In addition to theso officers, there aro ex changed about 24,000 privates, leaving a bah ance due to tho United States of about 0,000 privates. Tho placo for exchanging prisoners, in pursuanco of tho 7th article of cartel, Is changed from Aiken's Landing to City Point. It Is rumored that Fort Darling has been ad ditionally strengthened by a heavy huso wall of solid masonry, and has received u shroud of Iron mail over tho most exposed parts. A new earthwork has recently hcui thrown up on James rlter hj tbo rebtls, near the Point of Shoals, Intended for live guns of hiuty t ill brc. Gen. Fremont lscpclcdtourrlto in Wash ington to morrow. It U runiorul that ho will be appointed to an important command. Returned. Gen. Wadsworth will hoashlgu ed to an Important command lu tho tuursu of a day or two. Gen. McDowill, whu In lure, Is spoken of as his successor, ttA dispatch at hcadjuiiiluK, flout den. Grant, snjs 134 prisoners wcro taken Ii) Col. Leo's caalrj. Our Iohh, two woumhd 'IhU was near Lu Graugo. In Brain tree, Mass., on the J4lh luii , buir uears wcro Kiucu, un oiu one una iiircocuiM, after an exciting hunt. 1 hey wcro lound lu u smull piece of woods not more than lWruih long, and seemed to tune lled there tor lateral weeks. Gold la selling lu Richmond ut $.' JO to $ J 25, a decline of 10 cent within the neck. THE WORK OP OUK NAW. llrllllant Operations of On. Hailing Vt iriwn.Ttuie.n l'nx.a i.Kcu ny in. urK Itr.tlrn. Tho hark Rotlca, a Balling craft of our Navr, haa mado no Jcaa than seventeen captures of prize. (Kngllahanil rebel) since tho 14th of February last. She Is commanded br Lieut Edward ConroT. Among her recent captures aro tho British steamers Scotia and Atinlla, which wero caught whllo attempting tobrotk tho bloekado of Charleston. Tho following letter from Mcutcnant Conroj , giving an ac count of tho capture of theso steamers, has been handed us for publication. "On Board Babk Ristuss, "Orr Hnx's Bit, itear Ciurlzstoy, "October 29, 1803. "On Friday morning last, at dafllght, a steamer was discovered trying to get In this Bull's Bay channel. I got tho ship under war, and sent two armed boats, and with the bark cnt her oir. Tho captain of tho steamer, finding himself Intercepted, preferred rmnlng his vessel on shore to being sunk by my guns. Wo captured her at seven o'clock lu tbo morn lng- Bho proved to be the famous steamship Scotia, which has rnn the bloekado manytlmcs. We had very hard work getting her otr. Wo wcro obliged to throw overboard almost all her coals and everything heavy, even her machine ry that could be spared. On Sunday morning sho was sufficiently lightened to bo taken otr tlaA annmt filiA -sr-fita Irnmnif t rstat---' aam -a-l.l tit-. tu vvtmi uiiv nan nuiuvuinitlj Btut, TV 1 til ail offieor and a prlno crew, to Port Royal. -un my rciurn on ounaay, to my snip, on board tho steamer Flag, (the Restless had been lying off tho May, where the Scotia was cap tired,) I found that another steamer had run In on tho day wo had left, and that she, also, was In a trap. I manned two boats from my own vessel (tho Restless) and two from the Flag, and In command of tho first division of tho boats, went In and ' cut her cut ' also. At 0.30 p.m., wo captured her. Steam was up, and sho was ready to start for Charleston as soon as tho night came on. We brought her out and anchored her under tho guns of the Restless end tho Flag. She proved to bo tho English steamer Anglia, with a cry valuable cargo. This, with the cargo of tho Scotia, will bo w orth half a million of dollars. Both steam ers are very fine vessels. "Tho cargoes consist of Sharp's rifles, pow der, teas, cotfees, brand) , boots and shoes, linen goods and drugs. "I am much dated at my success In depriv ing tho rebels of supplies which were so Impor tant to them, and this thought gives me much greater satisfaction than any pecuniary interest I may have In the captured vesssels. "Edward Conrot, " Lieutenant Commanding U. S. "Sailing barque Restless." Tho follow lug Is a lUt of tho kestrels cap tured by the Restless i " February 14. Rebel sloop Edisto, with a cargo of l.fiOQ bushels of rice, and the rebel schooner Theodore Stoncy, with 3,400 bushels; Wando, with l.bOO bushels; Elizabeth, with 1,800 bushels all scuttled or burned In Harbor Creek, South Carolina. "March 28. Rebel Bchooner George Wash ington, with a cargo of 3,000 bushels of rlco, 30 bushels of corn, and 25 bushels of rlco flour, burned In Bull's Bay. March 20. Rebel steamer Julia Warden, with 200 bushels- of rice, 60 bushels of corn and GO bushels of flour, sent to Fort Royal. " March 30. Rebel schooner Lldfa and Mary, with a cargo of 1,000 bushels of rlco and 25 bushels of corn. Sent to Fort Roial. Aud rebel schooner Unknown, with 1,200 bushels of corn meal, and the rebel sloop Marv Louisa, with 2,000 bushels of rlco and 100 bushels of cornj both burned In ttouth Santce river. " May 2. Tho British steamer Flash, with a cargo of salt aud merchandise. Sent to New York. " May 24. British steamer Stettin, aud May 27, British steamer Petras, with assorted car goes, wiro drUenont of Bull's Bay and cap tared by tho United States steamer Bienville, and sent to New York. "July 7. The British Bteamer Emllle, with au assorted cargo, w as captured Insldeof Bull's Bay b armed boats from tho Unlt4 States steamer Flag and bark RcsUcbr, aud sent to Philadelphia. " September 2. The rebel sloop John Thomp son, with six barrels of turpentine. Cargo sent to New York. "October 11. Tho United States schooner Elmlra Cornelius, with an assorted cargo, sent to Philadelphia. "October 24 British steamer Scotia, with an assorted cargo, sent to Philadelphia. " October 27. British steamer Amelia, with an assorted cargo, captured In company with United States steamer Flag, and sent to Phlla- ueipnia." From the Baltimore American. IMPORTANT FROM CIIESAFEAKE BAY, Capture of the Ilsbl Major lie Id Naiiu dcri, Hon of Geo. X. Saumlera, Confede rate Ambaasailor to Europe, Tho United States revenuo trunboat Hercules. Captain Dungan, arrived hero this morning from a cruise along tho borderof Virginia. On tho moraine of November 3d. before davllnht, Lieutenant J. G. Baker, with an armed boat's crow, was dispatched to cruise up somo of the creeks that empty Into tho Chesapeake. At davbrcakho discovered a partv on shore slir nailing to somo rebel soldiers Btatloncd up a small Inlet. Ho Immediately stood for them, when they, discovering him, took to their boat and tried to escape. After a half hour's chase tho lieutenant came within gunshot and flred a shot across their bow, when they rounded their boat to. Their boat was Immediately boarded and found to contain three men, a red, white ana diuo signal lantern ana a burning signal, also, arms, yc une oi tuo party provea io oe Major Rcld Saunders, a regular officer of the "V. a. a.," ana a sou oi uoorgo n. oauuucrsj tho other two wero English sailors. At tho tlmo of their capture they wero ex pecting a vessel to convey Major Sauuders to Europe with Confedcrato dispatches, and wcro signalizing for that purpose. The tuo English Bailors landed from a vessel from Halifax, N. S , about ten days previous, which brought over a prominent rebel with dispatches for tho Confederates. Tho csscl which was to con vey these parties to Europo was hlug about four miles outsido at tho tlmo of their capture, but Immediately got underway and proceeded out to sea upon discovering tho capture of the party. Major Saunders ha& occupied promi nent positions In tho rebel cause, being nt ono time the position of commissary general of the State of Kentucky. Tho rest of tho party on shore, consisting of tho frlcuds of Major Snundcrs and tho guard which accompanied, upon ntmcrv lng the capture of the abov o parties, immediately hurried oft" to Richmond The Hercules pussed on tho morning of the 4th a mast of the ship AUeganlan, which uasel (us the Hirculcs brings Intelligence) was boarded and destroyed by the rebels under Lleuts. Wood uml Lee. Ihcv also burut, Just prt.louslo the burning of tho AUeganlan, a barge loudid with hu). Official Ileport. La (iiUMiL, Tenn., Nov. 11. WWoi iltuetal 11. U.yiUuA, fhiural In Cfuct The follow ing dUpatch has Just been received Irom Geu. U nt. at Columbus, viz: "1 ho expedition commanded by I) rig. Gin. Ransom 1ms proved a great success It came up with Cot, Woodward's rebel force, eight hundred strong, near Garreltsburgj hud a short uUL,eiiuuti killing sixteen of hU mm, umoug them ono captain and a lieutenant! wounding loit), lmludlng ono captain and two lUutcu auU, took l euty-tl o prisoners, all tin lr horses and fifty mules a largo number of arms and tiulpmeiitsj half tho camps of Noudnard's men, Including his own; routing tho whole con urn, and driving them out of tho btatu of Ken tuck) . Our loss, three killed and bo, cii w ound ed. U. S, Grant, Slajor General." V.WTVllE OF THE HTRAMFH JtACKli. XWRTWULAItH OF TUB DKHTlitTTtON OF TJW PAT1IFINDFR. TUF. VAVTUliF OF Tim MAltATAXZAX. JttW JtlSSIXO FROST THE XTFAMKRS DAYLIGHT A XI) MOUXT VFRXOX, The Navy Department has received volumin ous dispatches, showing, among other things, that Acting Master Warren, commanding the United Statea Steamer Daylight, on tho morn ing of tho thirtieth ultimo, whllo on hts way to tho blockading station off Wilmington, and, when about three mllea from New Inlet, dis covered a schooner lying at anchor Iwtwccn Slump Inlet and New Topsail Inlet. When getting within a rallo of her, the first and second cutters of tho Daylight, under command of Acting Master Glcason, wero sent to board and examine tho vessel. Before sho was nached, her crew slipped tho cable to allow tho schooner to drift, and fled to tho shore In their boats, and escaped. Tho baits of tho Diyllght reached her, andshewasloanlcdbcforcdrlfiingashoro. Finding no ono on board, they mado sail on her and brought her off. There was no other vessel in sight at tho time, and not a gun was fired In making the capture. The parties escap ing from tho vessel, after landing, fired two musket shots at the bonts' crews. No one was Injured. No flag, of any kind, or papers could bo found on her. Sho proved to bo the Racer, of Nassau, New Providence, and was loaded principal! with salt, and has been sent to New York for adju dication. Rear Admiral Leo has forw arded to tho De partment a report of Commander Clltr, of I lie gunboat Penobscot, off Shallot Inlet, North Carolina, detailing tho circumstances concern ing tho destruction of tho English schooner Pathfinder, which was discovered on tho sec ond Instant closo In with tho land. Her crew were driven on shoro by tho rifled guu of thu Penobscot while endeavoring to tow the vessel In toward tho coast. Acting Fnslgn Edwards, who boarded tho schooner, found her cargo to consist of salt, olivo oil, boots, shoes, liquors, etc. Her destruction was occasioned by the fart that the tide and serf prevented tho possi bility of getting her afloat, and sho was set lire to nt C.20 p. m , m the second lustant, ever preparation having hem made for that event eartr In tho afternoon. Commander Clltr re ports having on 1km rd the 1'cnobecot an Eng lish flag, a quadrant and o tlmcpleci . Information has been received from G. H, Scott, of the Maratanzas, that the English barque Sophia had been captured by the Day light and Mount Vernon. The reports show the loss of three officers, three boats and eigh teen men. It appears that tho Fogllsh vcsi was discovered on tho morning of the 4th In stant, lying at anchorage near Masonvllle, when sho made sail and Ftood for the beach, which she struck at 0.30 a. m , and twits wcro dispatched to set fire to her, w hlch w as efficient ly performed. During tho affair the boats of the Da light got ashore, and tho Mount Vernon dispatched txwta to their assistance, whllo the two vessels kept up a continuous tiro on the woods to prevent tho enemv from molesting our men. Great difficult) was experienced in getting tho Iwats off shore. When returning to thu anchorage, It was dincovered that Aitlng Euslgu (. L. 8. Roberts and five seamen of tho Mount Vernon, with Acting Assistant Paymas ter Clark, Coxswain Roberts, and thirteen men of tho Daylight, wero missing. Recent Richmond papers speak of the ca- tnro of these men. Decltloua by the Commlisloiier nf Inter nal Revenue. Tho following decisions havo recent I) been mado by tho Bureau of Internal Revenue: IN REGARD TO IRON CASTINGS. 1. All castings which aro so well known, and so generally used, as to havo a commercial value, muse ic taxcu as manuiaciurcs, wncn soutor removcu. 2. Other castings made upon special order of a maciunist, out wmen aro not known to tho traue as manuueturcs in tuemseivcs, aro cv empt, uot being manufactures within tho coir temptation of the law. Where n person makes castings only, ho must pay tho tax thereon. If, how ev cr, ho manufac tures castings, aud uses them himself In tho manufacture of other articles, the tax can bo assessed onl) on tho last. The right to lev) tho tax ueiwnas upon mo iaei oi sue, or removal lor saie or consumption. IN REFERENCE TO MARKET-MEN, AMI OTHER DEALERS. Generally thu business of one who keeps a stall in tuo market, is tuatot a retail dialer, There are exceptions, how ev cr. Tho Assistant Assessor and Assessor must Judge In each case. If tho dealer sells chiefly or entirely to consum ers, though ho may often sell In tho original Packages, ho should bo classed us a retail dcak r. f, on tho other hand, his sales are generally lu tho orlulnal packages, or If It is his occupation to sell to thoso who buy to sell again, or If this part of ills business is consiucruuic, so mucu tint ho depends upon and procures stock with reference to It, ho should be classed as n whole sale dealer, cvni though ho Bill at retail. Thu law contemplates Bales at retail by wholesale dealers. A dealer who sells soap, candles, starch, tea, or other articles, by tho original package, or Bait by tho wagon load, A.c,, Vc, to contwncis, Is not a wholesale dealer under tho law, but It lie bcIIb to those who sell again, ho will be re quired to havo a wholesale dealer's llecusc. A furniture dealer who sells u bureau, sofa, or table, to customers lor their own use, whether lu the package In which he ricelvcd It or uot, Is not a wholesale dealer. "Extiu Biliv" Desi'uretii. Thu Wurreii ton, Va , (orrispoudeiit of thu Philadelphia At qutrcr, under date of thu t'th lust , s.)tti "Ex-Gov . Smith, or hu w hu Is moro familiar" ly known as "Ltru Ulllj,' resides In this town" on tho Culpepir road, aud wus lound ut hlt homo )islcrdu), uud was pirolcd He U )it conjlued to his house with wound- rettlud In buttluaudu fever that superuiicd. Ho talks despoudtngl) of thu allulrs ot ubeldom, uml predicts thai onu more Initio will scille thu lute of thu Confederate btate, Ihu fate ot this prcmutuiel) old man Is but another Illustration Ihatthewa)of tho trausgimHor is hint man of limited copacltj ol mind, but of gieat suclal Inlluuue, ho was one ot thu first to use his lullucmu to sever the Union, and boast lurtv sought a traitor's doom. To-diyhu U n ruin ed man, prot-tratul nponu btdot sUkncHS from whii u nit win ribc, u ntuu, a mere wink oi ins fount r tulf. Of ills two sons,onewut kllhd til the b illUs In liont nf Khhmoiid, nul Ihu other died from ill cease liuurred b exposure tuning In the secession tan i " lu eouiplluuo with thu Judgment of the mil itary (ommliisloii on tbo Hannr'sKm siirren. dcr, Col.vIluuiitt H. Ford.ot the I hlriseeoud uiiio, una Major in. n. iiiiru,oi mo uno bundled aud lwcut)-slxth Siw York, havu beeu form all) dlsinUscd Irom the si rv tie. BY TELEGRAPn. Lntrst from Teiiitesstr. Chicago, Nov. 12. A special Trenton (Ten nessee) Ulspaleli, dated tlio lOtli Instant, says tho grand army passed beyond Lagrango yes lerday cicnlnff, and that onr rickets aro six miles from Holly Springs. Ono hundred and thirty of tho enemy', cav alry were taken prisoners daring the day, with a Fedcnl los of two killed and twowonnded. From highly credltahlo sonrres It Is asccr. talneil that tho rihcls aro filling hack from Llttlo Holly Springs to Mobile. Tho Tnbtme says there aro not a thousand blinkcts among tliem. Tho blankets and knapsacka of nearly all of rrlec s nrmy wcro thrown away In their retreat from Iukn. From the South. Cokintii, Nov. 13. Bishop nilolt, of Geor gia, announces that tho union of the dioceses of Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, fieorgla, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, Is com plete, under tho namo of tho l'rotcstant Epis copal Church of tho 'Confulcrato States of America. Tho first general council was to meet In Augusta, (leorgla, on tho 12th Inst. A dispatch from General Ransom, from Fort Donclson, dated yesterday, says i "My com mand arrhed here to-day; Mcro marched ono hundred and fifty miles ; hnd n light with tho rtbcls under Woodward, on the 0th i killed six teen, wounded forty, captured twenty men, and ono hundrtd horses and mules, w Ilh a ouantltv of arms, and drove him to tho other sldo of tho Cumberland." Ktirope.u fteir. St. Johns, Nov. 13. Tho Noia Scotln, from Lhtxpool on tho 30th, was Intercepted otr Cope Kaco on Tuesday morning. Mr. Cobdin has beeu speaking against any Interfcruico with American alfilrs, or recogni tion of tho Confederate States. Tho London rimri has an editorial on tho action of tho New York Chamber of Commerce, touching operations looking to tho capturo of the plrato Alabaun. In another article, It ex patiates nn tbo difficulties of tbo conscription. Mr. 811dell bad an Intertlcn with tbo Fm- pcror on tbo 2"th ult. Tbo National AssliuM of (Iretcc was to meit In iilmut a week, and. It Is reported, would tender tbo irown to Prlnco Alfred, of Fngland. Mug otho has nrrhed ut Vienna. New Yoiik, No. 13 Tho steamship City of Baltimore, from Liverpool on tho 29th, nnd Quecnstounon tho SOtb ult., Ins arrltid nlf Samly Honk. Tho Jnn, from Qitehcc, urrlu-d out nn the STth, nnd the Cllj nf Washington, Trim N York, on thu2Sh Hit. The rilnl prUnteer Alabama has destrnjed the binjuo H'nc Crest, from New York for CunlliT. Tho Kngllsb journals contain furtlur com ments on tbo prcsenco of Commodore Wilkes's squa Iron before Bcrmudi. Tho r.mn thinks tbu Federals are Justl lied In a vigorous prosecution of tho right of searib, where rnnlnbnud traffic Is so brisk. ftrli. Banks' Kiprilllloil. New Yoiik, No. 12. Tho Couueclkut Ttnty third, Tncntj -fourth, Tttcnty-tlflh, T cut. se tilth, nnd Twcnty-Hghth riglmiuts aro to Join Major General Banks' expedition. Arrest of UrokrrM. New Yoiil, Nov. 12. Tno Government brokers havo been arrcatid by ordir of tbo War Department, nnd sent to Fort Labette, for bujlng up claims against tbo Government at a usurious discount. Giurlllns Iltpularil In Kentucky. IsniANAroLls, November 9 On Wednesday night last, a battalion of Colonel Shackelford's regiment, Eighth Kentucky, commanded by Major Holloway, was attacked by a largo force of guerillas, under command of A. Fowler, on Tond river, sit en miles from Madison; ilk', Kentucky, on tbo Grccmlllo road. Tbo attaik was gallantl) nut, and tho rebels compelled to return, with a loss of eight killed, Including Col. Fowler, and a largo number wounded aud several prisoners. Fowlir was ono of tho men who sent tho flag ui iruco io iicnuerson on iuesaay, and wlilili was so treacherously violated by an attempt to tarry out Information of tho strength and posl tlou of tiio Union troops. Tho person In i hargo of tho Uig was named Instead, and was promptly arrcstid uud placed lu Jail as asp). Lcumlng tho futo of their mcssingcr, thi) crossed lbo Ohio on Fridty night, to Wist franklin, Indiana, and curried ana) Dr. Ham, n pcaecabio citizen, whom the) now bold us a bostaga for Wlnstcud. A man ninud Scabs, a low but dispcrato llmradcr, who has Incn particular!) active In arresting Union men nnd robbing indlsirinil nntcly, was desperately wounded, requiring tho amputation of ills arm. Adini Jobnsou, who, like John Morgun, sums to like to stent and plundir bittir than to light, hnd, It scans, been with Fowlir, but, before the light commiucid, lift for tho osten sible purpose of bringing up rilnforccmints, but fallal tuniurn until lbo light w as oi rand his friends routid. A Jlrbtl Force IleHirleil Itear Munronl llle The Telegraph Mite to ftariivllle Interrupted. LoimilXE. November 11. The Journal n th it a rebel force, under General hitler, una vwu.iu uiiecu nines 01 viuniorovilio lust nlgbt, vihcii ntnlurccmenuvu reordered forward (tcii.fillbcrthassunUkutfurciAtoiiruurt tho river bridge'. A rumor prevailed tint fleii. Kosurain or- dtrid thu tralmt proceedlug from LouUvlllo to- vturiu rvasiiwiio to return. In tho obue ut o nf nuv uU.rr ipbk lomtnunl- i at Ion from tho ritortir ol tin nilud l'rirfi at NutdivIMc. a lnlr that ult U quUt. l.Ieiit Johuiioti, ot tbu Scventttuth regiment Kuituikv Lnlou viluiiti.iti,abruthcrol Adam 11. Johiirtun, lbo ribil guerllli hlet In Ore m ihir intuit), umhml hU resignation to Mulor (un, Cook, alleging u a ruubou tho publication b tlio ln ttlde nt ot hU cmuuUpatiou proela mutlon, whin (mi Cook, ordered him to ho nrristtd uml emtio tho military prison In Irons, Viler leu or Illtecn daja coutluement, no charges It iv lug beeu piclerred, General linjlo lelcuscdhlui, oidcrlnj him to re loin his regi ment. Johubon aguln tunic red hU ril.riutlou on Ihu samu grouuels, when ho w ii plated nu de r un eot, dismissed thu sen It u in disgrute, ami his Inslgulu of otHco stripped Irom him lu pri bciutf ol tho wholu regiment. General ltosetran mdiro mi tho subjirt weio rend ut thu he 1 1 ot thu regiment, and Johnson was sent baik of our llius to rejHirt to (emrul Ho)le an 1 directed not to re-enter our lines. Latch Tho Southern line wua working to Nushvlllu belweiu noon and Ihu o'clock this afternoon. t the latter hour It gave out, and win nmlal lv diL I tho uuirllui south of Gal latin, to which plaeu It I now In operation. FROM CHAnLESTO.V. A Steamer, Supposed to be Irou.IMatetl, linns in uiockie Boston, Nov. 12. Tho correspondent of the Journal, aboard the gunboat South Carolina, otT Charleston, October 18th, writes that the British frlgato Racer, by permission of Flag Officer Green, had entered Charleston harbor and brought off tho British consul. He says that the rebels havo Just launched a powerful ram, and that two more are all rea dy for plating with Iron, which they expect every day from England In tho Iron-plated steamer He also reports tho Nashville as ly ing In tho mouth of Stono Inlet waiting a chance to rnn out. He reports over 200 cane of yellow fcrcr In Charleston when ho left. Tho samo correspondent writes on tho 19ih: "About ten o'clock last night heard heavy fir lng to tho northward for half an hour, and from tho sound of tho iruns Indeed It about eight miles oft". In tho morning a boat arrived from the flog ship Informing us that n vessel had run tho blockade. Tlio firing was from tho Flambeau, which got under way before tho steamer ran tho lino of tho blockade and attempted to stop her, but sho took no notice of tho Flambeau, nhlch fired twenty-two shots against her sides, but they rattled off llko hall, and sho must have been Iron-plated, or tho Flambeau's shots would have gono through her, A very Im probable story ,BU IMto. Amrr. one uiu not seem to mina ttiem, nut kept on up tho channel and run In. It Is thought she Is the vessel tho rebels expected with Iron -plates for their new rams. If so wo must ex pect hot work beforo long unless wo have some thing besides wooden ships to contend with them. Interesting from Cairo aiitt West Ten nessee. Caiko. Nov. 7. Col. Dome, at Fort Henrv. telegraphs as follows t "Gen. Ransom has doubtless had a fight with Woodward yesterday afternoon. At 3 p. in, hcivy cannonading was heard at Fort Henry, evidently between Ilopklnsvlllo and Lafayette. Nothing has been received from Ransom jver sonally." Col. Dome telegraphed about S o'clock in tho evening, ait follows i "Aiu o'clock last niglit, our cavalry, tbe Fifth Iowa, from Gen. Ransom's command, wero pursuing Woodward. The report now U that there was nn engagement yesterday with 1. 100 rebels. In which our troom were vlctorl ous. It Is also reported that tho rebels have been reinforced, and meditate an attack on Fort Henry." Tho Intelligence from Lngrangelseontraban 1. aud although known hero jesterdiy, was not auowcu io ne irausmiucu. Tho small pox Is raging among the contri bands to a fearful extent. Fifteen or twcnir moro wero attacked to-da. Tho "Intelligence from Lagrange," refcrn I to above, may bo guessed at from a dispatch In tho Richmond pipers, dated Holly Springs, Miss , Vov ember 5ih, which Bajs tho Union forces lnd ndvant ed In force to lurrunge, in 1 wero reported marching on Hollj, bprlng, Itebelletortofnii Kit Ragr. unit H astlr mau Ferr. vpiclnl Dlipitch to tin Inqulnr BiLTiMoitn, Nov. 11, lsijj ThoRiehmond JmAA, of tho Sh htstJni, received hero to-night, contain thu follonliu. editorial . Wo have received Intelligence nf an engage ment nt Castlcmau Fen , on the Shenandoah river, In CHrk count v. It seems thocnem. whoso miln force Is (relieved to have croiuisl tho Potomac Into Loudoun couutj, attempted to throw a largo body of troops across the Shenandoah, at tho point designated, with the supposed Intention of movlngupon Int he ate r. Castleman Fern Is on tho ill act raid from Lcesburg to AMnchebter, and about seventeen mllea from tho latter point, nnd about three miles irom snickcrsviuo. Lomioun count), which Is Just ut tho foot of tho Htuu Kldge. V brigade of General Hill's division guarded tlio Ferry on tho west sldo of tho rlvcrj tho Federal forces approached from tho eastern or Loudoun sldo. Vihcn tho enemy camo within range, our pieces opened on them, and a brisk nrttllerv duel of three quarters of on hour ensued, w hie h resulted in the repulse of tho Yankees. Singular to sav, not a man on the Confed erate sldo wa4 Injured, whilst tho cucruj's Ion Is known to have been about forty killed and nearly ono hundred wounded. After tho enemy retired, a flag of trueowai sent requesting permission to rcraovo their wounded and bury their dead. Card from Geu, Wool. Prom tho Baltimore American llEApqiABTEits Middle Department, 8th Ahht Coups, Baltimore, Nov. 11, 18U. Sin i lu the report as published In tho news papers, of tho Commission, consisting of tho following olllctrsi Major General D. Hunter, U.lLYohM Major GeucrolG.Cadwalader, I S. Vols i Brig. Gen. C. C. Augur, IT. S. Vols t Major Don 1'latt, A. A. G , U. S. Vols.) Capl. F. Ball, A. D. C, U. S. Vols and Col. J.Holi, Judge Advocate General, called bv tho Govern ment to Investigate thocouduct of certain otll cers connected with, and tho circumstances at tending tho abandonment of Maryland Heights and tho surrender of Harper's Fcrrj, I find th following remarks oppljlng to myself i "Tho Commission would not havo dwelled upon this paluful subject wero It not for the fie t that the olllccr who placed tho Incapable (Cut Miles) lu command should share thu respousl blllt i and lu tho opinion of thu Commission, Major General Wool Is guilty to this extent nt a grav e disaster, uud should bo censured for bin conduct." f Ihu report of thu Commission lu relation to tho surrender of Harper Ferry has no moro truth for Its foundation than Is coutalncd In tho abovu paragraph, It cau bo only regarded as a iieuou, vuiuout asimaovvoi proot lor us louu datloii. ( it not true th U I A nul uthU incajxtble ( Cot Mile) in command ot irTVrrw," Hewu-t theru In command when I assumed control ol this department, and hud en ordered to es tablUh his headquarters there ou tho 2Uth of March bv Major General McClellan, then gene rul-ln-chlef. On thu bOth of April tho SecreU r of Aur sent the following order to Col. Miles at Harper's Ferry: "Youwlllpleusomakedallv reports of tho statu of 3 our command to thl Department," llinvouotnow time to notice further the "censure" of tho Commission. hen 1 am ul leisure, it will receive the attention whieh it merits. John V Wool, Major Gem ril I S. Ann) llio New nrk pa err aimouueei thu ihath en thu Rev. Uillli.ui Kirutu, it 1 1 or of I'milt) Chureh, lu that ellv, who died 011 tbu uiUit ol Friday last, aged vcuiitv-sk )ars He was lulled lo Inku eluruunt Hut purUh lu 1SU, and hid lux 11 iiltatlud Io U lor ueurlv hlu wholullle. In ivll he 1 reuilied his neml-rcu teunlul sermon Ihobtoik and moue) muikets wero partial!) disturbed, )esterd i), b the temporary loan 01 fll,000,000toilitj treasury ot thoUnltcdStates lur ihuobjeel ot pi)Ing oil urrearuges to the arm), lu-autielpailou ot tho salo ot n,l,W, . otTtJOper tent, treasury ImuhU, ml n,.... I to he aw irded on Monday next. Gold Ml oil to luOlJl per cent. Exchange, MoUM I ho Vmirlcun Blblo Bocitt) Issued at the Blblu House, In New York, durlu,' tho month ot September, 175,000 volume's most.) Testa ments for tho arm). lhU t ho rato of 1 1 looks for every minuted h kiuj tlmo during tho month. Wild turkles4 aro- uite plenty on the J moi river. In tho vlcioli) i Dairy's aud Charlu's Blutts. Thu nlHtus uud soldiers stationed there ndil to ihelr rations bv, shooting them.