About six hundred rebel prisoners, captured from Price, arrived at St. Louis, Missouri, on the 6th.
Colonel Sam Medary, a very prominent Democrat of Ohio, died at Columbus on the 7th instant.
Two steamers were burnt by the Confederates in Big Sandy river, on the 7th, near Louisa Key.
Gold in New York, on Monday, rose to 245½.
It was announced that Beast Butler had notified some of the gold speculators that he wanted an interview with them.
Courtenay James, sergeant in company I, Third Ohio cavalry, and son of G. P. R. James, the eminent English novelist, died recently in the Mower Hospital, Chestnut Hill.
The schooner Otter, from Bengor for Georgetown, was destroyed by the Chickamauga about the last of October, and her captain and crow arrived at Philadelphia on the 7th on board the Speedwell.
The United States Christian Commission has sent delegates, supplied with hospital stores, medicines and clothing, with the fleet which h