he steamer George Weems, on her trip from Baltimore to St. Mary's county, Md., on the 3d, was stopped at Fort McHenry, and searched.
Some contraband goods and 102 letters, unstamped, being found on her, all the passengers were taken to the guard-house.
The steamer Mary Washington, of the same line, was boarded and 165 unstamped letters found on her.--Her passengers were also arrested.
Among the passengers arrested on her were Lewis Wagner of Richmond, James Graves, of Virginia, and Major Abraham Barnes, late inspector at the Baltimore Custom House.
The inevitable drafting order has at last fallen on the North.
The following is the document.
War Department,Washington,August 4, 1862.
Ordered, First.--That a draft of three hundred thousand militia be immediately called into the service, to serve for nine months, unless sooner discharged.
The Secretary of War will assign the quotas to the States, and establish regulations for the draft.
Second.--That if any State shall