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ak for the East, but are constantly asserting that the West will not support McClellan. Vallandigham is considerably toned down; but some of his delegation are still rampant." Another dispatch says: "The whole tide appears to be for McClellan. Every hour reveals additional strength, and from quarters where it was supposed he would meet with bitter opposition." Northern papers of the 28th ultimo say that the Peace Democrats are in favor of McClellan, while the War Democrats support Dix. It remains to be seen whether the peace or the war men have a majority in the Convention, and we shall not be kept long in suspense. The platform is the main point; and it can hardly be expected that a party favoring McClellan will fail to insert a plank looking to a continuation of the war if reconstruction be not possible. A Chicago correspondent of a Northern paper writes; "The contest over the planks may cause a change and confusion in regard to the candidates. If there is any trouble
Valley. The Herald of the 29th, in its "situation" article, says: General Sheridan reports that the enemy were fulling back from his front Saturday afternoon, towards Smithfield, and that it was probable they were abandoning the Shenandoah Valley. General Sheridan says that he captured one hundred prisoners and killed and wounded one hundred and fifty of the enemy, facts which would indicate that there was a severe fight as the rebels were retreating. Stanton, in a dispatch to Dix, dated 29th of August, says: The latest intelligence from the Shenandoah Valley represents that a large part of the rebel force there has been withdrawn to Richmond. The latest reports from General Sherman represent that thus far his recent movement to occupy the rebel lines of supply has been successful. Miscellaneous. General Heintzelman has issued an order forbidding the shipment of arms, etc., into Ohio, Indiana and Illinois for sixty days. Beast Butler has gone
Northern News. Petersburg, August 31. --The Washington Chronicle of Tuesday is received. Stanton telegraphs to Dix that, on Thursday, 25th, General Hancock, who was south of Reams's station, was attacked several times during the day, but repulsed the enemy in every assault. At half- past 5 P. M. a combined attack was mae resisted in that city, and a conflict between the conscripts and the authorities take place, which may seriously compromise the public peace Stanton telegraphs to Dix that he has not heard from Sherman for two days. Dispatches from Chicago say McClellan will be nominated. The war democrats are pressing Dix, but he stands noDix, but he stands no chance. Governor Campbell, of Ohio, will be Vice-President. A great peace meeting was held in Chicago Saturday night. Garrett Davis, Vallandigham and Fernando Wood were the speakers. McClellan and Horatic Seymour are the prominent candidates for the Presidency. The Tallahassee is reported to have destroyed twenty-s