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City Council. --The monthly meeting of the City Council was held last evening. The following members were in attendance; Messrs. Saunders, Grattan, Denoon, Haskins, Crutchfield, Wynne, Epps, Griffin, Hill, and Glazebrook. Sundry petitions were presented and referred to the appropriate committees. A communication from Col. Charles Dimmock to Mr. Thos. H. Wynne, urging the necessity of arming the batteries, was referred to the Committee on Defences. A letter from Thomas Lawson, Esq. Clerk and Chamberlain of the Council for six years past, tendering his resignation, in consequence of declining health, was read. Mr. Lawson says: "When an officer knows that he is physically unable to discharge the duties of his office, and when he believes, as I do in my case, that he will never again be able to do so satisfactorily to himself, I think that it is his duty to resign at once, and accordingly I do now resign said office, the resignation to take effect from this da
lescent, and rode out this afternoon, the first time since he was wounded. He is impatient to rejoin his command. From Kentucky. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 4. --A letter to the Democrat, from Somerset, on the Cumberland river, says that Haskins's Union troops, encamped near Somerset, on the Cumberland river, were attacked by the rebels who had planted artillery on the opposite side of the river, on Sunday last. The correspondent says that one rebel officer was killed, but gives no further particulars. The 37th and 38th Ohio had come to relieve Haskins, with artillery. Miscellaneous. Lieut. A. W. Haversham, late of the U. S. Navy, E. W. Johnson, of Philadelphia, and William Key Howard, of Baltimore, were arrested in Baltimore on Monday last, 1st instant. Hon. Geo. Cholwell was on the 30th ult., re-elected Mayor of Norwalk, Conn. He was the Union candidate. A prize fight took place on Long Island, New York, on Monday morning last, between two "roughs," nam