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e English flag flying at the stern and the Confederate flag in the bow of his boat. Pie. Butler protested, but the Englishman continued to indulge his fancy. Crowds of people went to the river to see the sight, and Butler had a number of them arrested (among them a boy of ten years) for cheering. The Racer is expected at Mobile. A Yankee account of the Beast's Generosity. A writer in Butler's Delta, of the 28th ult., gives the following account of the conspiracy against Picayune Butler: There were four conspirators--one a young Crecle of twenty-four years of age. His father still living, and one of these who fought by the side of Andrew Jackson, at Chalmette, in 1815. The proofs against the men were sufficient to warrant their arrest, if not their conviction, and if convicted their capital punishment; for their avowed object was the assassination of the Commanding General of the Department. Again and again the old veteran had sought my intercession in