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hus far the enemy have not reached; the enemy, however, hold possession of the Norfolk and Petersburg railroad. On the South bank of the Appomattox the enemy have the Fifth, Second, Sixth, Ninth and Twentieth Corps. At Cobb's Bluff the enemy have an immense Observatory, very much higher than the highest trees, from which to determine the new situation. Since Thursday last the enemy have been shelling the city more or less every day, the most of the shells falling on Bolling brook and Sycamore streets and in Bland ford. To day the City Council held a meeting and appointed a committee to wait on Gen Beauregard and consult about the removal of the non- combatants. Gen. B. was not in when the committee called. Col Brent, Chief of Gen. B's staff, however, received them. In reply to the committee, Col Brent said that the enemy had given no notice of a purpose to shell the city, but that it would be better for those living in the lower part of the city to leave, if they could. If