The word Minnie is not pronounced Minny, but Min-ne-ay.
The accent over the final letter makes the word one of three syllables.
The rifle so named, was invented by M. Minnie, who entered the French army as a private, and rose to the rank of Colonel.
The war has bursted the lottery company of the State of Delaware, it having been unable to meet the semi-annual payment to the State of $18,000, by which delinquency its charter is forfeited.
The Philadelphia Ledger writes that Col. Tyler, lately arrested in Cincinnati, ought to be treated as a spy, which means that he ought to suffer death.
It is stated that Colonel Egbert J. Jones, of the 4th Alabama Regiment, died on the 8th inst., of wounds received in the battle of Manassas.
The residence of Judge G. W. Stone, near Montgomery, Ala., was destroyed by fire on Friday last.
Loss $3,000 to $4,000.
The Charleston Courier announces that an enterprising citizen has determined to undertake the manufacture of sal