On all sides we are better prepared for defence, and in a better condition for the aggressive, that at the beginning of any previous summer campaign.
The most enthusiastic spirit pervades the universal army of the South, and our troops with one accord have re-enlisted to the end of life or the war. Our greatest armies are now under the exclusive control of our greatest commanders.
Lee at Richmond, Johnston at Dalton, Longstreet at Greenville, and Beauregard at Charleston.
Both Forrest and Morgan are to operates with independent commands, untrammeled and in separate and distinct fields.
Our condition every way is much improved, our resources much more abundant than we had expected, our armies largely increased, and our people confident and determined.
The spring campaign has already opened with successes in the field redounding greatly to our advantage, and much to the discomfiture of the enemy.
We are ready at all points, and especially at Richmond, it at this point it is the des
. Seymour for Governor of Connecticut, and Edward W. Harrington for Governor of New Hampshire.
The Nashville papers say that Andrew Jackson Donelson, candidate for Vice-President on the Fillmore ticket in 1856, has returned to that city from the South and taken the oath.
Some of the negroes of Providence are going to give a grand ball in honor of the appointment of Mr. Chase as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
The President on Monday sent to the Senate the nomination of Senator Morgan, of New York, to be Secretary of the Treasury, but in the course of an hour withdrew it.
The Governor of New Hampshire is dangerously ill.
Major-General Heintzelman, who has been sojourning in Wheeling for some months, has been ordered to Cairo, for which place he left on Monday.
Illinois is getting to be a cosmopolitan State.
The Governor's message is to be printed for distribution as follows: English, 50,000 copies; German, 20,000; Swedish, 1,000; Norwegian, 1,000; Dani
-The case of Mrs. Nathalie Dowell against John A. Jeter, wherein the latter was arraigned on the charge of violently dispossessing the former of her lodging-rooms at the Exchange Hotel, was first called, when Mr. Jeter announced that, since the matter had been continued from last Monday, the difficulty between himself and Mrs. Dowell had been settled, and he did not desire to prosecute it further.
The Mayor expressed his willingness thereto, and the case was thereupon dismissed.
Peter K. Morgan, Jr., and Marion J. Yates, were up on the charge of keeping and exhibiting faro.
Officer Kelly testified that he went to the alleged gaming-house, situated on Main street, between Eleventh and Twelfth, about 11 o'clock on Wednesday night, with officer Granger.
Upon ringing the bell, a negro came to the door, but refused them admittance; whereupon they burst the door open and went into the house.
A dozen or more persons were found in there, some of whom were members of Congress, othe