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Promotion. --We take the following paragraph from the Tazewell Democrat, of the 16th inst: The rumor is current here, that Capt. John May, the gallant leader of the Confederates in the fight at Piketon, Ky., has been promoted to the rank of Colonel. He succeeds Col. Williams, who has been ordered to report himself at Richmond. It is said that Capt. May was the unanimous choice of the regiment.
te Commissioners should never be surrendered. This is a fixed fact. The Bank Convention assembled in New York on the 16th inst., and decided not to suspend specie payment. The Herald says, however, that the decision was not final. One bank haritish naval force. In view of a probable collision between England and the United States, the New York Herald, of the 16th inst., thus sums up the number of naval vessels which Great Britain can bring to bear immediately against the Federal Gove from the Commander of the Iroquois. The Washington telegraphic correspondent of the New York Times, under date of the 16th inst., says: The Navy Department has received dispatches from Captain Palmer, command the steamer Iroquois, in whichgton — a British officer's Services offered, &C. The Washington correspondent of the New York Times, under date of the 16th inst., telegraphs the following items: Col. Stein back, of the British army, has arrived in the city, and has offere