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ht, now bears two inscriptions, thus: On one side, "Pills for Rebels," U. S., July 7. On the other, "Return to plague the Inventor," "C. S., July 27." [We do not credit the report in reference to Mr. Beverly Tucker.--Eds.] The case of Mr. Ely. The correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer says: I am able to state that the story of Mr. Ely having been employed in ditching, or in any other menial employment, in entirely untrue. He has been uniformly well treated, and has farMr. Ely having been employed in ditching, or in any other menial employment, in entirely untrue. He has been uniformly well treated, and has fared sumptuously every day. Surgeon Norval, of the N. Y. 79th, brought a letter from him to President Lincoln. He says that a personal acquaintance with the Southern people has greatly modified his views in regard to them; and he suggests, in view of the thirteen hundred and fifty prisoners confined at Richmond, the propriety of adopting, in the future progress of the war, the usual rules of belligerent nations, particularly with regard to flags of truce, treatment and exchange of prisoners of w
From Washington. Washington, Aug. 17 --It is proposed to burn all the woods on the banks of the Potomac, to prevent the constant disasters to the Federals from concealed Southerners. Heavy firing was heard to-day in the direction of Aquia Creek. It is stated that Minister Faulkner was arrested as a hostage for Messrs. Ely, McGraw and others. No non-combatants are prisoners. Quartermaster Melggs has gone to New York, to investigate clothing contracts. The Contract Committee are making astonishing discoveries. The Pawnee exchanged a few harmless shots this forenoon at Aquia Creek. President Lincoln has issued a proclamation declaring all commercial intercourse with the seceded States unlawful. Goods going to or coming from them, either by land or water, without Secretary Chase's special permit, will be forfeited, and vessels or vehicles conveying the same will also be forfeited, and all persons engaged will be arrested, and travel from North to