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cate, although we are ever on the alert, and the Yankees may rest assured that when they do honor us with a visit, they will not catch us napping, for our motto is, "Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty, " and, with that maxim ever uppermost in our minds, we shall always be prepared to give the fanatical invaders a warm reception. At present the time draws slowly along, but I presume it is the calm before the storm, and therefore we daily cast our eyes ahead for breakers; but I judge Picayune Butler is one of those who now considers "discretion the better part of valor; " but "those whom the Gods wish to destroy they first make mad," and we only hope the brave soldier, all the way from "Bosting," will have sufficient temerity to again venture within our reach, and he may depend that Bethel will be even out Betheled; for since the boys have smelt powder and blood they are determined when they do start again they will take a through ticket, at least, as far as Hampton. We are rej
From Washington. --The Southern papers bring us the following intelligence, telegraphed from Washington, June 27: Financial affairs are becoming alarming here, and it is thought direct taxation must be resorted to. Among other suggestions are those of a newspaper income tax and a stamp tax. The Ordnance Department has preferred charges against Gen. Butler for violating army regulations in allowing Sawyer to conduct experiments. Lowe's balloon having discovered a scattering camp in the vicinity of Fairfax Court-House, Lieut. Tompkin's company of cavalry and several companies of light infantry were ordered to proceed there from Alexandria — It was rumored here last night that the cavalry had been cut to pieces. No official intelligence has been received yet. It is reported that Gen. Cadwallader has received direct orders from Scott not to advance on Martinsburg. The New York Tribune says:"It is not true that a cooperation has been made between Adams' Expr