from him another fact of some significance-- that all the women and children will be sent off to-day.
This looks like getting ready for warm work.
A terrible accident occurred, on Wednesday, at the barracks on Sullivan's Island.#x2014;Private Strawinski, of the Columbia Company, while in bed with a contract, took up his revolver and jeeringly remarked that he would shoot his bed-fellow.
The gentleman addressed grasped the barrel of the pistol, which was cocked, and in turning it round it went off. The ball took effect on the person of Mr. Strawinski lodging in the groin.
The Quartermaster General of the South Carolina Militia, advertises for a quantity of cloth to make uniforms.
Also, a number of seamstresses are wanted to make up one thousand uniforms.
The proposed attack on Fort Sumter.
The Charleston correspondent of the Philadelphia Press says, in a letter dated the 19th instant:
Since writing the above, I have been with some members of the Calhoun Guard