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e is the vainest as well as the most impudent man in the world, perhaps, except Butler, who is his equal in these traits. But then Butler is more selfish. Jones seeButler is more selfish. Jones seeks only notoriety, and were he master of a million of dollars he would give it all for the opportunity of making an oration, dressed in the most gorgeous manner, to a large audience, which should be obliged to listen to him.--Butler's avarice and selfishness would submit to no such sacrifice for the gratification of his vanity. H his cunning and duplicity, than he would be of credit for a good deed. Indeed Butler minds not abuse if copied with a compliment to his talent for deception and rasng in the practice of those arts most esteemed by him and his people, Jones and Butler were born very near each other. Jones comes from Boston, Butler from Cape CodButler from Cape Cod. Both are fair models of Yankees for their egotism, cunning, and unscrupulousness. Jones is the best of the two, because the least avaricious; he seeks not money f
e New York Herald, says: The departure of Lieut. Gen. Grant from this point occurred this evening, he having been here two days in close consultation with Gen Butler, and doubtless posted himself on all the affairs of this department. He seems to be impressed with a just appreciation of the importance of Gen. But let's comm him so to do. Major Gen. W. F. Smith, who accompanied Gen. Grant, remained here, and will in all probability be assigned to an important command under Major Gen. Butler. Gen Smith is an excellent officer, he having been tried not only in the Peninsula campaign and all its attending battles but also in the Western fields, unult., was for the purpose of facilitating exchanges of prisoners between the United States and the rebels. During the two days of his stay at Old Point Comfort Gen. Butler and he came to the most perfect understanding, and hereafter exchanges will continue on a fair and honorable basis, unless the same is interrupted or interfered