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ys: It is a lamentable admission, but it stands virtually recorded in the words of the order, that the people of Kansas are incompetent to manage their own affairs; that the State statutes are a dead letter, and that civil authority is powerless for the arrest or punishment of a single outlaw. Rejected army clothing. The following dispatch to the Baltimore Sun shows that the frauds of contractors are still occupying the attention of investigating committees: Washington, Feb, 18.--The Military Board of inspectors appointed by the General-in- Chief are engaged in examining the supplies recently received at the clothing depot from Philadelphia and New York. The result of their first day's labor was to condemn 25,000 infantry privates' coats, which articles cost the Government $167,750. From all appearances the board will continue in session for a long time. It is found necessary to order the erection of a huge shed for the purpose of storing rejected clothing.
direction of Columbus — probable evacuation of the place by the Confederates. Chicago, Feb. 19. --A special dispatch to the Chicago Times, dated Cairo, February 18, says: Colonel Buford, with a small force, went down the river on a reconnoitering expedition to-day. When within four miles of Columbus heavy cannonadine here more ridicule than indignation.--The administration and Gen. McClellan are unmoved by these petty assaults. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Feb. 18. --The steamer Stars and Stripes sailed for Hatteras this forenoon, with a full cargo of ammunition. The schooner Exertion is also loading with ammunitl Union. The settlement of the Trent affair is regarded as the bow of promise of peace, and freedom of commerce. Latest from Western Virginia. Wheeling, Feb. 18. --The Constitutional Convention adjourned this evening, after fifty-nine days session. The free State was defeated. Commissioners were, however, appointe