tacks to be made by the enemy from Paducah and Cairo upon Columbus — from Cape Girardeau upon Bloomfield and from Ironton upon Pocahontas — and attributes their failure to advance further, to the disaster which they suffered at Columbus."
A Lincoln Spy arrested.
The Louisville (Bowling Green) Courier, of the 24th inst., says:
A Lincoln spy was arrested a few days since in the neighborhood of Uniontown.
His baggage was searched, and a complete plan of the fortifications at Dowling Green and Randolph, Tenn., was found.
It is to be hoped that the vile miscreant will speedily meet with a just reward.
Encountering a bear.
We clip the following paragraph from the Cumberland Gap correspondence of the Nashville Garette:
A few days ago, as a party of our regiment were out on a surveying expedition, they came across a bear and chased him to his den. The same beast came near frightening a picket out of seven years growth, who, for fear of raising an alarm, had to