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s its members are to be the News Reporters, its reports are expected to be not only reliable, but unencumbered with useless verbiage and unimportant intelligence. By the request of our Directory, I have opened a correspondence with Dr. W. S. Morris, the President of the Southern Telegraph Company, as to what will be the charges made against the members of this Association for "news over the wires," and with his usual promptness, as well as liberality to the Press, he responds, that "after tr they may emanate on our lines, to any Editor or Proprietor of a Daily Paper, intended for publication, on our lines, at half the usual rates." Thus it will be seen, that while the entire press of the South is put upon the same footing by Dr. Morris, as regards wire rent, the "Mutual Association" will be enabled to save the enormous expense of traveling agents, reporters, horses, circular printing, and other incidentals, which form part and parcel of the cumbrous machine which all have her