andoned — that her escape was not only possible, but easy; and it is a positive fact that the design to run her up the Mississippi river was an attempt which none of the many vessels that have gone from this port since the blockade was established have made; for such an attempt is almost certain to result in capture, although, as rumor has it, fortuitous circumstances, in this case, rendered success probable.
The master of the Calhoun is said to have been instrumental in abducting Juan Francisco Rey from New Orleans some 13 years ago, at the instance of Cuban authorities, for the purpose of compelling him to give evidence against Creole political offenders at Havana.
The enemy on our Border--Pikesville Surrounded by Yankees and prisoners taken.
The Abingdon Virginian, of the 7th, says:
We learn from a Mr. Stone, who reached this place on Friday last, that the Yankee cavalry, which had been, as was thought, run out of the Sandy Valley by Gen. Marshall's forces, made a