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Austin E. Smith, Esq. --A late telegraphic dispatch from Washington states that this gentleman, late Navy Agent under Buchanan at San Francisco, and son of Ex-Gov. Smith, of Va., has been arrested for treason, and is now confined within the walls of Fort Lafayette. We sincerely hope this may prove to be untrue. When the Lincoln Administration came in to power, Mr. Smith resigned his office, and two months or more ago started for Virginia, taking the overland route, and had for some time been looked for with a great deal of anxiety by his relatives and friends in this State.--Warrenton Flag.
ting upon Gen. Beauregard's noble reply to Arnold Harris, (who applied for permission to pass our lines in quest of the body of Col. Cameron,) says: This is exactly the course that ought to have been pursued. It is the policy observed by Washington when, under somewhat similar circumstances, Sir Henry Clinton wished to treat with him as Mr. Washington. The noble old Virginian would respond to no message that did not recognize the validity of the official title he held by authority of ConMr. Washington. The noble old Virginian would respond to no message that did not recognize the validity of the official title he held by authority of Congress. And Mr Cameron will be brought to this acknowledgment ere long. There is an intimation in the note of Gen Beauregard that " humanity should teach an enemy to care for its wounded, and Christianity to bury its dead"--two things that the Hessians have not done. No flag of truce from the Government or any general officer has been sent to look after the dead and wounded. Those of the former that were buried, after our dead had been interred, had this rite performed by our soldiers, who on