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East river, where they disembarked, and were placed in stages (it required no less than five to accommodate the party) amid the gaze of hundreds of spectators. The presence of the English sailors was remarked, but no insult of any kind was offered to one of the motley crowd, either black or white. The stages drove rapidly to the Marshal's office, where they were taken in charge of by the proper authorities. The confiscation of rebel property and colonization of slaves. Washington, Dec. 17. --The House Committee on Military Affairs have before them a report and bill on the confiscation of property of rebels, and of employment and colonization of slaves, made by the chairman, Colonel F. P. Blair, based upon the President's Message. It declares null and void all sales, assignments and transfers of property of rebels, and all interest therein, &c. It provides for the appointment of Commissioners for the States, at stated places, who have power to take summary action on all
ied of his wounds. Lieutenant Jouett and Wm. Carter, gunner, are wounded; also, five men, Edward Conway, gunner's mate; Geo. Bell, coxswain; Hugh McGregor, ordinary seaman Francis Brown, seaman, and Charles Hawkins, seaman. They are all doing well, and will soon be on duty. This is an important capture, as the schooner was a large one, with accommodations for thirty persons. Among the prisoners captured are several pilots. From New Mexico--an Indian massacre. Kansas City, Dec. 17. --The Santa Fe and Canon City mail, with dates to the 2d inst., arrived here on Sunday morning. One hundred and fifty militia, called for by Gov. Connelly, from the second division, Major- Gen. Hovey, have been organized, and one company mustered into service. This mail brings intelligence of a horrible massacre at Fort Stanton. On the approach of the Texans to that post in the summer all the citizens in the vicinity fled to the settlements, leaving their homes, their crops