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vessels came up to Norfolk Saturday night, among the number the Minnesota, and anchored in the stream fronting the city. These vessels were piloted to Norfolk through the narrow passage in Elizabeth river by the traitor Tobias, who ran off to Old Point Thursday, while in discharge of important duties entrusted to him by the Confederate authorities. Our informant is unable to recall the name of the military commandant of Norfolk, but he has established his headquarters at the Atlantic Hot paid to the last cent in gold and sliver. The Federal soldiers all expressed the most profound amusement at the destruction of the Merrimac. They said she had made them feel more uneasy than any other event of the war, and the opinion at Old Point was general that she was the most formidable war vessel ever constructed. But one regret mingled with the universal rejoicing which her wanton destruction had produced, and that was the fact that she had not come into Yankee possession intact.
The New Diorama. -- Lee Mallory's new exhibition, the Battle of Hampton Roads, is still on exhibition at Metropolitan Hall. The auditor enjoys views of Old Point Comfort, For tress Monroe, Rip Raps, Sewell's Point, New-port News, and the Federal ships destroyed by the gallant Virginia. One of the best things ever seen in its way, is an improvement on the ordinary stage-seas. The turbulent billows have an air of reality which gives one an impression that he is looking out upon a genuine sea of waters, through which the strange looking Virginia moves on and darts upon her victims.