their vessel, a side-wheel steamer, had been run into accidentally by one of the United States steam vessels-of-war, and that their craft had been badly crippled in the wheel-house, and was lying outside of Ship Island.
She was one of the Anglo-French naval squadron, which they reported to have arrived off our coast, twenty-four sail strong.
On Wednesday, they returned and obtained their answer, by telegraph, from the French Consul.
Since the visit of the enemy to Biloxi, on the 31st ult at several points below.
The Kentucky Cavalry, Col. B. Helm, are closely watching their movements.
This may not be correct, though the report is just received and from a source which is entitled to consideration.
Arrest of Tories.
Peter French and Harley Miller, who live near Hedgesville, in Berkeley county, (says the Martinsburg Republican,) were arrested on Tuesday last by a portion of Captain Myers's company, and brought to this place and confined.
They are charged with giving i