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the rebels are checkmated on the Upper Potomac. A Resume of the news. It was recently announced by telegraph that Jeff Davis has threatened if the Missouri bridge burners are shot that he will, in retalition, hang Colonels Corcoran, Lee, , Wood, and others, who were taken prisoners of war. Five Union men, charged with bridge burning, have already been executed in Tennessee, under the following order, issued by J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of War of the Southern Confederacy, dated Nov. 23, 1861, and directed to the rebel Col. W. H. Wood, in East Tennessee: "All such as can be identified as having been engaged in bridge burning are to be, tried summarily by drumhead court-martial, and, if found guilty, executed on the spot by hanging. It would be well to leave their bodies hanging in the vacinity of the burned bridges." All the asseasments on the Secessionists in St. Louis have been paid in, or satisfied by the seizure of property. The last case was that of a sec lady na
Runaway in jail. --Was committed to the jail of Henrico county, on the 23d of November, 1861, as a runaway, a Negro Man, who calls himself John, and says he is the property of Mrs. Mary Scott, of Albemarle county, Va.--Said negro is about 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, yellow complexion, and had on when committed a light winter suit of homespun clothes, The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. Geo. D. Pleasants, S. H. C. ja 1--ts