sufficient evidence of their disloyalty.
It appears that some show a willingness to take the prescribed oath of allegiance and loyalty for the purpose of obtaining money from the Government, but who afterward either join the Confederates or otherwise give them "aid and comfort." As a large number of the pensions are paid after the first of October, the returns thus far received do not afford sufficient data from which to judge as to the extent of the defections.
The widow of Commodore Thomas Ap. Catesby Jones is among those who removed into Secessia and thus lost the benefit of her pension.
Gen. Banks's headquarters.
We have already noticed the fact that Gen. Banks had gone into winter quarters near Frederick, Md., and that he had established his headquarters in that town.
We take the following paragraph in reference thereto from a letter in the Baltimore News Sheet.
Gen. Banks's headquarters are in the spacious mansion of Bradley T. Johnson, now a Colonel in the Confe