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wever, is of decided interest. In coming through the streets in an omnibus, he saw a party of gentlemen, dusty with travel and panting with hot haste. These were the Wall street bankers, on their way to the White House, whom the New York Herald reports as hurrying to Washington to offer their money to the Government. They were hurrying there, Col. Spalding learned, for a very different purpose, via: to invoke Lincoln, in Heaven's name, to stop his proceedings, for the present, at least till some arbitration could interfere, or New York would be ruined. This Col. Spalding had from high authority. The troops are apprehensive of an attack from Virginia, and have artillery instead of infantry at the Washington end of the Long Bridge, prepared to blow it up if necessary. A business house in New York, which rented last year for twenty-five thousand dollars, cannot be rented this year for enough to pay the taxes The beginning of the end. Green be the grass in its streets forever.
desolation. Their explosions of furious passion are not the explosions of true courage. Any coward can talk, and fume, and threaten, and, at a safe distance, can surpass the world in fuming and hectoring. Grerley, now the acknowledged leader of the Northern crusade, is, personally, the most pusillanimous of men, unless Bennety, of the Herald, be an exception; and Webb is more contemptible than both, because he professes to be a fighting man, and ran away from Washington at the sight of Duff Green's pistol.--New York is the greatest generator of gas on the continent. It sent a fleet to attack Charleston, but the fleet dared not land. It caused the telegraph throughout the land to resound with the news that Stuart, the dry goods man, had given a million of dollars to the war, Wm. B. Astor four millions, &c., &c. It now turns out that the grand total of the immense sums poured forth by Lincoln's millionaires for the support of the invasion, is $87,790. Forced loans will have to come