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on the road might have been saved by posting infantry in position to defend them.--But there was such a tenacity to the defensive system that it was not done. It was deemed more important to endure an interruption of communication than to risk the safety of a town. The place to fight Morgan was at the city gates; besides, who could think of marching infantry under such a sun? When I left Frankfort, cavalry, artillery and infantry were pouring into the city by every train.--Brigadier-General Clay Smith had arrived to take command, and as he is said to be a man of spirit, with daring and dash in his composition, and military capacity, perhaps something may happen.--There are regular and irregular troops in and about Lexington and Frankfort to eat up John and his thieves, and not furnish half rations at that. It will be a blistering shame if he is allowed to escape after having plundered and despoiled the fairest portion of Kentucky. The people are willing to second the enter
Gray Hairs. --Ex-Mayor Smith, of Manchester, N. H., one of the American Commissioners to the World's Fair in London, in one of his letters adverts to some peculiarities of the English people. Old building, he says, are rarely torn down or painted, the people having a veneration for anything old. Hair dye is not used, but gray hair is preferred, and thousands of youngish men powder their hair to make it appear gray. Ladies with gray and white hair take especial pains to display it.