We learn that some of his enthusiastic admirers among the young Secessionists indulged in rapturous shouts for Jeff. Davis when they caught sight of Mr. Stanton, doubtless thinking that such sounds would prove gladsome to him, and clearly indicating the sentiments they understood Mr. Stanton to entertain, as well as showing what their own action will be if an opportunity shall ever present itself.
Federal report of a fight in Missouri. Otterville, Jan. 10 To Major-Gen Halleck, Commanding Department of Missouri:
On the 8th inst., at four o'clock P. M., Majors Terrence and Hubbard, with 450 men, attacked Poindexter, with 1,000 to 1,300 men, on Sliver Creek.
The enemy were totally rented, with heavy loss; seven left dead of the field, many carried off; from fifty to seventy-five wounded. Our loss reported after four killed. The rebel camp was destroyed, and a large number of horses and arms taken.
A heavy fog alone saved them from complete destruction.