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The spirit of the men in power. The worst days of the French revolution never exhibited a more demoniac spirit than that which animates the Cabinet at Washington. The following is from their organ, the " National Republican," at Washington: "Fort Pickens is already reinforced, and while the arrogant and inflated leaders at Montgomery are dreaming of an advance upon the capital, the sands are well nigh run out of their career of which every day is only one step towards exit, or the gallows." If all the rules of civilized warfare are to be discarded, it is time that we should know it. If the Southern leaders are to be hung when you catch them, the Northern leaders will be hung. If Jeff. Davis and his associates are threatened with the rope, let Abe Lincoln and his Cabinet look out for their own necks.
lan for the reinforcement of the fort.--The Administration here, knowing it was the intention of the Black Republicans to reinforce and provision it, could pursue no other course than the one so nobly resolved on.--The Secretary of War, by and with the advice of the President and Cabinet, gave the order to the gallant and brave Beauregard, and immediately the order was executed — the work accomplished. Paymaster Chambers arrived in this city on Saturday last, from Pensacola, and says Fort Pickens was certainly reinforced, by the addition of a large body of men, on Friday night. Between six and seven thousand men now surround the fortification, and all eyes are watching, with painful interest, for the bloody beginning. The ladies of Pensacola (God bless 'em) were engaged all day yesterday (Sunday) in making bags for sand, to afford protection to our brave men, many of whom, I fear, will be made to bite the dust, by the grim fortress. On Saturday or Monday next, I predict the
Affairs at Pensacola. --The Montgomery Confederation of the 16th has the following: It is said that only one hundred additional soldiers have been placed in Fort Pickens.-- Major Towers succeeds Slemmer in command. It is authoritatively stated that a large number of shot were landed on Santa Rosa Island for Fort Pickens, a night or two ago. Affairs at Pensacola. --The Montgomery Confederation of the 16th has the following: It is said that only one hundred additional soldiers have been placed in Fort Pickens.-- Major Towers succeeds Slemmer in command. It is authoritatively stated that a large number of shot were landed on Santa Rosa Island for Fort Pickens, a night or two ago.
Arrested. --A correspondent of the Pensacola Observer, named Mathews, is under arrest for indiscreetly revealing some of Gen. Bragg's plans. It seems that the General contemplated making an attack on Fort Pickens on Friday night, and that he had managed to this effect admirably, when, on Friday afternoon, the correspondent's letter appeared in the Observer and blew all the fat in the fire.