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re should be no ignorance pleaded of their whereabouts. Confederate invasion of Missouri. A telegram, dated at St. Louis on the 16th instant, says: Reliable information has been received here that General Price crossed the Arkansas river at Dardanelle, about half way between Little Rock and Fort Smith, on the 8th instant, with five thousand cavalry, evidently destined for Missouri. Shelby's movements in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri seemed to be aimed at Cape Girardeau, while Price will probably strike at Springfield. Both places are well fortified, and have garrisons strong enough to repel any attack. General A. J. Smith's advance arrived at Sulphur Springs, about twenty miles below here, to- day, where they go into camp, probably to await the developments of the enemy. Shelby's advance is in Southeast Missouri, but nothing definite is known in regard to his designs. Miscellaneous. The New York Democratic State Convention, on the 1