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Washington refuses to take the Treasury notes, and Lincoln's minions want Congress to close the "disloyal institution." A Union newspaper has been established at Alexandria. Gen. Harney was expected in Washington on the 10th. From Western Virginia. Elk Water, Va., Oct. 10. --Gen. Reynolds has made two reconnaissances in force within the last few days against Gen. Lee, and has driven him from Big Spring, the former rendezvous of his main force. Part of his force is at Elk Mountain and Chain Bridge, respectively 30 and 40 miles from here — part of it under General Lee is said to have joined Floyd. Gen. Rosencranz's column. Cincinnati Oct. 10. --The Commercial's Kanawha advices say that Gen. Rosencranz is at Mountain Cove, a strong position, twenty-five miles beyond Gauley. He had advanced ten miles further, to Little Sewell, but the enemy were too well entrenched and too strong at Big Sewell, five miles further on, to be attacked, and Rosencranz fell