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statement made in the Eastern papers, that a party of secessionists attacked one of the overland coaches, is utterly false. They run with great regularity, and without trouble from any source. The employees of the company, numbering some hundreds, have all recently taken the oath of allegiance. The War in Missouri. St. Joseph, Oct. 16. --Eighty of Maj. James's cavalry, at Cameron, on Saturday, came upon 250 or 300 rebels in a corn-field, twenty miles South of Cameron, in Ray county, Mo. The advance guard of our men routed them, the rebels seeking refuge in the timber. Our guard was then reinforced by thirty of the cavalry, when they completely drove them from that section killing eight and taking five prisoners. Four Federals were wounded and one killed. Our cavalry were at first fired on by 75 men. One Lieutenant had thirty-two bullet holes in his clothes, and six of the shots scratched his skin. The Missouri State Convention yesterday passed an ordinance po