ng, fitting and securing to vessels-of-war iron plates fifteen and a half feet in length, to have planed edges and counter-sunk holes to be beat to the shape of the set from stem to stern, and listened to the timber with comical-heathed bolts of one and a half inches in diameter.
It is understood that the Department designs to thus clear the vessels of war with the least possible delay.
The Mephistopheles of the Satay Congress.
The New York, on the 11th.
It appears that Thadens Stevens, of Pennsylvania in, was the leading spirit among the Sitars clique at the Republican congressional cause on Monday evening. Steven is the Mephistopheles of the gang, and is playing in the House exactly the same factions, disorganizing, fault trading perverse and anti-administration game that the traitor Breckinridge so effectually played out in the Senate last session.
Military affairs in Kentucky. Louisville, Ky., Dec. 10.
--Gen. Zollicoller has not advanced north of the
great principles of our Constitution?
If they have, let us know it."
To even more purpose and with reference to the general management of the war, spoke Thadens Stevens the other day in the Federal House.
"According to the estimates sent us we shall have to ask in a deficiency bill, even after having made the appropriatithan now are mustered, unless a necessity can be shown for their employment."
This is very plain talk, and as truthful and sensible as rough upon Lincoln.
Mr. Stevens thinks six hundred thousand troops ample for the purposes of the war, and six hundred millions of dollars, appropriated within a period of less than twelve montn who, in the face of power and public opinion at the North, dares now to lift up his voice in favor of constitutional liberty entitles himself to respect.
Mr. Stevens' figures, taken from Chase's report on the finances, which has not yet found its way into the newspapers, are full of interest.
Besides the $318,000,000 approp