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y established in America. He would not say an aristocracy of dukes and earls, but an aristocracy of some sort or other, so great was the necessity of having a middle state between democracy and despotism. (Hear, hear.) With regard to the present Government, he said they had kept themselves in power by advocating one set of principles and practising another. Lord Palmerston had been connected with every party that had been in office in his time, and he likened him to a successful political Blondin--(laughter)--who from his political tight rope looked down from the giddiest heights, only caring to keep himself where he was.--London Times, November 1. The Fifty-first New York regiment, Colonel Ferrero, left New York City for Washington.--N. Y. Times, Oct. 31. The schooner Elite, which left Savannah with a cargo of naval stores, bound for Havana, and was stranded off Warsaw beach while going out, was visited by three launches, from a U. S. steamer, with about one hundred and f
woods, leaving their horses in the hands of the Nationals.--Chicago Tribune. Franklin, Tenn., was attacked by the rebel forces under General Van Dorn, who were repulsed and routed by the Union army of occupation, under the command of General G. Granger.--(Doc. 160.) The rebels in the vicinity of Fort Donelson, Tenn., having been gathering all the horses fit for cavalry service, General Rosecrans ordered all the good animals in that neighborhood to be taken by the forces under his command. While engaged in this duty, seventy of his men met an equal number of rebels near Waverly, when a fight ensued, in which twenty-one of the latter, including Major Blondin and two captains, were taken prisoners.--Captain A. G. Webster was executed by the rebels at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Va.--Richmond Whig. The expedition which went out from Newbern, N. C., under General Spinola, to reenforce General Foster at Washington, returned to Newbern, having been unsuccessful in their object.