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ph. The Government is sending to-day $800,000 to gold and silver to Washington. The sent before was magnified by rumor, would that rumor could realize its vision?) to half a million before it actually reached Philadelphia, and it "amounted to $4,000,000" when it "arrived at Washington in charge of Major Anderson" According to the following it appears that the Yankees think they have caught one of those terrible privateers, though none have been put in commission. Washington, May 8.--Quartermaster's Sergeant Day, of N. Y. Seventy-first Regiment, just from Annapolis, reports that in cruising up and down the Potomac and in the Chesapeake, a Privateer was captured off the mouth of the Chesapeake. She is a schooner fully armed, her name erased, and with a streak of yellow paint over the usual place of the vessel's name, which is intended as a disguise. Two men were taken on board, and the others filed in the schooner's boats. The schooner was taken to Annapolis t
Southern Congress. Montgomery, May 8. --In the Congress, to-day, President Cobb read a dispatch from D. P. Hill, Commissioner from Georgia, announcing that the Arkansas Convention had passed unanimously an unconditional ordinance of secession. Mr. Norton, of Florida, offered a resolution of inquiry as to the propriety of appointing chaplains to the navy. Adopted. Mr. Ochiltree, of Texas, introduced a bill providing compensation to the disbursing officers of the several Executive Departments. Mr. Conrad, of Louisiana, moved to appoint a Committee on Claims, which was adopted. Secret session followed.
[the Post-office Department.] Montgomery, May 8. --The Postal Department is ready to take charge of the mails at any moment that Congress directs. The office seals, books, blanks, routes, and clerical force are complete. No detentions to the mails need be feared in consequence of any policy of the Lincoln Government.
Heavy failure. Philadelphia, May 8. --Chas. Henry Fisher, banker, has suspended. Liabilities, about a million.
Fire. Louisville, May 8. --In Memphis, the block corner of Front Row and Court street was burned to-day. Loss $80,000.