at Hatteras, N. C., having met with a severe storm and adverse winds.
This day about four o'clock the steamer Connecticut spoke a small steamer off Juniper Inlet, on the Florida coast.
She promptly displayed a suspiciously new British ensign, which told the whole story — she had no name on her stern.
She proved to be the Emma, (or, as some of the crew call her, the Onward, that being the name they shipped under,) that ran the blockade at Apalachicola in November last.
She had been to Havana and taken a cargo of cotton and other stores, in value, according to the invoice found on board, twelve thousand dollars. The captain denied all knowledge of the intentions of the owners.
He and the crew, he said, were shipped for St. John's, N. B. Some correspondence was found, sufficient to condemn her; one paper was a telegraphic despatch stating the blockade was open and the coast clear at Apalachicola.
This was at the time she slipped out. The Connecticut took possession of her as a p
age fell into the ranks.--Wilkesbarre Record.
This afternoon, in latitude 28°, longitude 94° 10′, the United States steamer Connecticut captured the English schooner Rambler.
She had run the blockade at Sabine Pass, Texas, and was bound to Havana heavily laden with cotton.
Among the papers found on board was a memorandum in writing, directing the captain of the Rambler to sell the cotton at Havana, and with the proceeds of the sale to purchase powder, medicines, army shoes and other contHavana, and with the proceeds of the sale to purchase powder, medicines, army shoes and other contraband articles, and without delay to return to Sabine Pass.
Colonel Burris, sent in pursuit of the guerrillas under Quantrel, after their attack upon Olathe, Mo., overtook them five miles north of Pleasant Hill, Mo., and after a short skirmish compelled them to retreat, leaving in the hands of the Nationals all their transportation and subsistence, one thousand rounds of ammunition, one hundred horses, five wagons, a number of tents and other camp equipage, and a large quantity of dry goo