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ium, natural language, upon my mind. A few days before the inauguration of General Taylor, a lady of Washington who had been a schoolmate of his daughter, invited usrie du Chien in midwinter, when, during a Western tour, he was the guest of General Taylor, whose conscientious and modest as well as patient and intrepid character h was made chairman of this committee,--his previous domestic relations with General Taylor suggesting him as an acceptable medium ; though, had the public been as welhe result of the ballot, and state the same to the successful candidate. General Taylor's want of oratorical accomplishments, his aversion to display, his modest dration. Instead thereof, Jefferson Davis, entering the hotel parlor, where General Taylor was seated, with the aspect of a kindly, honest old farmer, paused about eie former relations of the parties, (Davis having by a runaway match married General Taylor's daughter, who died a few months after,) and the utter novelty of the good
r cavalry company, and had been sworn into the Confederate service, with nine of his men, started to capture Col. Williams' men; but these brave boys being on the alert, awaited until they arrived at Henderson's house, when they surrounded the rebels and captured the whole squad, nine, the Captain included, but the Captain afterwards made his escape in the bushes. The names of those men are Capt. J. N. Bourland, James Albrittain, John Linn, Josiah Ballance, J. R. McKnight, Wm. M. Duncan, J. M. Taylor, Gilbert Hart and, Arch. Bogard. All honor to these brave boys. The rebels from this part of the State had better stand from under, for Col. Williams is getting a formidable force of as brave boys as ever shouldered a musket, and being well acquainted with the geography of the country, and all the roads, neighborhoods, &c., will render incalculable service. The richness of the joke, however, consists in nine men, with double barrel guns, making 18 shots, being captured by six men, wi