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Dissatisfaction among Wall street bankers.--Gen. McClellan's Views. --The intelligent Fairfax (Oct. 10,) correspondent of the Savannah Republican hears that much dissatisfaction exists among the bankers in Wall street, and throughout the North, on account of the hesitating policy of McClellan. It is reported that they frankly admit, that neither they nor the country can stand a long war; and they claim that when they agreed to furnish the means for the prosecution of the war, it was only on condition that short work should be made of it. These accounts are confirmed, in substance, by Maj. Gen. Smith and Brig. Gen. Lovell, who lately arrived at Fairfax from New York, where they enjoyed the best possible facilities for getting reliable information. They represent the distress prevailing at the North, growing out of the derangement of commerce, the stagnation of business, the shortness of the grain crop, and the uneasiness of capitalists, to be almost incredible. The corresponden
iting service 723.25 Advance on guns, saltpetre, powder contracts, &c. 156,826.68 Advance to Gen. Pillow, Missouri service 200,000.00 Contingent expenses 81,850.59 Total $4,637,198.77 The courage of woman. No more striking instance of the intrepid fearlessness and determination which characterizes woman, whenever she undertakes the prosecution of an enterprise attendant with danger, has ever come under our observation than the following, which we find in a letter from Fairfax, published in one of our exchanges: Speaking of Alexandria ladies, the story is current here that one of them recently invited a number of army officers to dine in her Virginia home. Being at headquarters when the invitation was extended, they were exceedingly polite in their attentions, and offered the lady not only an escort, but a pass by the lines of the sentinels. She declined both, and proceeding on her way to her residence, was stopped, sure enough, as had been foretold. "Wh