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Invasion of Columbus, Ky. --A dispatch from Columbus, Ky., June 12 to Col. James Colman, of Memphis, says: The City of Alton landed at our town, at 11 ½ o'clock A. M., filled with troops and 12 pieces of artillery, and took down our flag and trampled it under foot — spitting upon it. They warned us that if we uttered secession sentiments we would rue it in three days. --The citizens could not resist, but old defiance. The commander asked if there was one man who wanted it down. Thill, perhaps, save Governor Magoffin no small deal of trouble and annoyance to turn his attention to this matter now, with the view of preventing other and more embarrassing complications. The following is the Northern account of the affair: Cairo, June 12.--A steamer with two Federal companies and a squad of artillery was cruising, when a few miles below Columbus, Ky., the machinery of the boat broke and she drifted ashore. Three persons went ashore and cut the Secession flag down