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Destitution and Death in Louisville, Ky. We copy the following paragraph from the Louisville Journal, of the 7th inst.: Officers Gilmore and Tiller yesterday in their daily rounds had their attention called to an extreme case of poverty and suffering. They discovered in the house of a Mrs. Smith, in the alley between Main and Market and Brook and Floyd streets, no less than three females in a state bordering upon nudity, one of whom was dying. Two of the party were removed to the city court room and provided for, and the body of the third prepared for decent interment.
Statement of a contraband. A colored boy, the servant of Captain Miller, of the Washington Artillery, of New Orleans, now in the Confederate army in Virginia, having made his escape to the Federal lines, has made his "statement." He claims to have been at the battles of Bull Run and Ball's Bluff, and alleges that he left Centreville on Saturday, the 7th inst. We extract the following: He says that on Friday there was a grand review at Centreville of seventy-five or eighty thousand troops. He heard the list read by Major J. B. Walton, of the Washington Artillery. There were at the review, also, one hundred pieces of artillery — all light, except two 24-pound howitzers. General Beauregard commanded, and President Davis reviewed the troops. Generals Johnston, Longstreet, and Stewart were also there. On the 24th of November Gen. Beauregard gave orders to prepare for winter quarters, and on the 29th they commenced cutting logs for houses. President Davis came two or