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House upon the pass of the Speaker. All other visitors must exhibit a pass from the Marshal. This regulation has found much objection among the radical agitators, and was the occasion of a severe attack upon the Marshal by Senator Grimes in the Senate to-day. Activity of the Confederate batteries on the lower Potomac. Washington, Jan. 14. --A bout 8 o'clock last night, as the Reliance was running down to rejoin the lower flotilla, fire was opened on her by the batteries at Cockpit Point. After ten rounds had been fired, these batteries ceased, the Reliance having run out of range. Shortly after the batteries lower down opened, and kept up a brisk cannonade until near 9 o'clock Thirty-eight rounds in all were fired. The wind was from the northward, which prevented us from hearing the report the guns, but the flashes from the mussiest were very vivid and incessant. We saw several of the shelled burst in the air, some over on the Maryland shore, and others apparently o
g. Lively operations on the lower Potomac. Washington, Jan. 15, --The Heralds Potomac river correspondent reports that the Reliance was sent down on Monday night to protect two schooners that were fired at by the upper battery at Cockpit Point on their way down. Her presence probably prevented the Page from coming out of Quantico creek and pouncing upon them. Sometime before daylight yesterday morning, as the Wyandank was coming out of Mattawoman creek, a steamer with a walking ba threw the dirt right over the soldiers that manned the batteries at Budd's Ferry. I have just been on board the Yankee, where I was told by Mr. Ely that on the boat returning to the Yankee last evening, a shot from the upper battery at Cockpit Point came so close to the boat as to splash the water into her. The evacuation of Romney by the Yankees. From the Wheeling (Va.) Intelligencer, of the 14th inst., we obtain the following particulars of the last evacuation of Romney by the