s they consented to do in preference to an indefinite detention on board.
Capt. Lyons was thirteen days aboard the Sumter, during which he was treated with the utmost kindness by both officers and crew.
Of her armament or number of men he is not communicative — his parcel of honor especially forbidding any information on this point.
Released from confinement.
We learn from the Louisville (Ky.) Journal, of the 7th inst., that the two Newport gentlemen, H. G. Helm, Esq., and Robert Maddox, Esq, arrested by the order of General Mitchell, appeared before Judge Ballard of Louisville, on Tuesday last, and were by him discharged, there being no charge against them.
Wm. B. Glaves, ex-Sheriff of Harrison county, and Perry Skerritt, Clerk of the some county, who were arrested at Cynthiana some two months since, suspected of sympathizing with the rebels, and sent to Camp Chase, near Columbus, Ohio, have been released.
They passed through Cincinnati on Tuesday, on their way h