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he three Republican members of Congress have been elected. The Governor's Council and Legislature will be largely Republican. The majorities in the first and second districts will be small. The Prince of Wales was to be married March 10th. The day was observed at a holiday, &c., in Montreal and other places. The marriage has been postponed to the 16th inst. A dispatch from Nashville, dated the 9th says: Van-Dorn's forces have retreated South and are reported to be across Duck river. There are no rebels between Franklin and Columbia. All is quiet at Murfreesboro'. The river is rising. Cincinnati, March 10.--A large force moved from Franklin, Tenn., on the 9th against the enemy at Spring Hill. If the rebels make a stand there will be a heavy engagement, as it is the determination that Coburn's disaster at Thompson's Station shall be retrieved. It is reported at Murfreesboro' that Van-Dorn has been defeated and most of his man captured. Rosecrans has orde
Attempt of the enemy to capture Gen. Van Dorn and command — their Plans Frustrated. Savannah, March 14. --A special dispatch to the Savannah Republican, dated Columbia, Tenn., 12th inst., says: "Four brigades of the enemy, under Gens, Grange, Rosecrans, (?) Dix, and Shinder, endeavored to hem in General Van-Dorn on yesterday, just across Duck river, knowing that he had no means of crossing. Our artillery was kept in position until yesterday morning and replied to the Yankees' fire. The river was there crossed by a ferry. The outposts were hold as usual. The whole command then withdrew, passed the enemy's left flank and escaped by the way of White's Bridge, twenty six miles above, which they crossed successfully. " The Federal are not yet aware of our whereabouts, and are looking for Van Dorn in their rear. The successful escape from so perfect a net is regarded as unusually skillful and fortunate. A second dispatch to the Republican, same date, s