s indebted for his safety to a negro fellow, when there were hundreds of white men around who would not lift a finger in his defence.
A Noted character made Paisomen.
The Columbus (Ky.) Confederates News, of the 31st ult., says:
Elisha Owens, notorious in this community as the murderer of Chas. Elliot, at Milburn, and one of the prowlers who, from the bushes, killed Lieut Cruse, was brought into Columbus, a few days since, a prisoner.
His misdeeds would have warranted a summary d poor fellow at Paducah, who had his hands nailed to a door-post, and his body perforated with bayonets.
But this case was disposed of according to usage of war, as administered by men who have not forgotten the dictates of justice and humanly.
Owens has been sent off to some of the Southern places of confinement for prisoners of war.
The Mobile Advertiser says:
Our readers will remember that a day or two since we gave an account of nine Lincolnites who landed on La