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New Publications. "Selections from the Book of Common Prayer." We have received Part I. of "Selections from the Book of Common Prayer," in use in the Episcopal Church in the Confederate States. Published by James Alexander, Charlottesville. "De Bow's Review for August." The table of contents is as follows: "Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests." By F. Payne Porcher, M. D, of South Carolina. "Hayti and the Monroe Doctrine." By Geo. Fitzhugh, of Virginia. "The Legation of Thomas Jefferson." By W. S. Grayson, of Mississippi. "The Women of the South." By Geo. Fitzhugh, of Virginia. "The Sources of Greatness." By Edwin Heriot, of South Carolina. "Southern Scenery." By the Editor. "Something about Artillery and Artillery Practice." "Miscellany and Editorial." This Review is one of the best, most solid, instructive and useful ever published in the South. It is a work of real merit, that deserves support on its own account, without reference to the section in which
He Ought to change his name. Alexander the Great hearing that there was a man of the same name with himself in his army, and that he was a notorious coward, sent for him, and said unto him, "fight better, or change your name." Ought not old Scott to profit by this example? He lost the battle of Manassas. He confesses himself to be a great coward. Why, then, should he cling to "Winfield," a name indicative of victory? Why does he not write "Losefield" as descriptive of his present status?
A supposed spy. Alexandria, July 16. --Alexander M Flowers, who was arrested on the 8th of August, while making his way outside of our lines, on the charge of being a spy, had a hearing to-day before the Provost Marshal, after which he was sent to Washington. He was formerly a clerk in the Census Bureau, but was discharged on the 5th inst. On the 7th he wrote a letter to Mr Russell, to whom he owed board, stating that he was going to Richmond. On the next day he was arrested.