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ta by the notorious Montgomery, of Kansas abolition fame, it may be as well to state that three weeks ago, I learned in Galveston, on undoubted authority from St. Louis, via New Orleans, and published it in the Galveston News, that Mr. Lincoln's Secretary of War had, about a week before, sent a dispatch to Major Montgomery, U. S. A., at St. Louis, to instruct Major Emory (who has something to do with the overland mail route) to concentrate all the force he could at Forts Ouachita, Cobb, and Arbuckle, which posts are just outside of the Northern frontier of Texas, and parallel with it. Major Emory was to use his own discretion as to when and how to carry out the order. This news has doubtless ene this reached the Texas frontier. Major Montgomery, you will remember, was taken prisoner the other day by the Arkansas State troops, at or near Fort Smith, on the western frontier of that State, and the point of departure of the overland stages. Fort Ouachita is on the Camanche