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d, but, as they could not be traced to any reliable source, I forbear mentioning them. Miscellaneous. Lincoln has been suffering with a severe attack of influenza for several days. He was confined to his bed on Thursday. The United States transport steamer Thorn was blown up by a torpedo in Cape Fear river, just below Fort Anderson, on the afternoon of the 4th instant, and sunk in mid channel within two minutes afterwards, the crew barely escaping with their lives. General Washburne has thrown the entire District of West Tennessee open to trade. Citizens will be allowed to come freely to Memphis with the products of the country, and take out a limited amount of family supplies. Some particulars of the Confederate attack on the Union Fort Meyers, on the Florida coast, are given. The Confederates surprised and captured the pickets, and made a demand for the surrender of the garrison, which was refused, when they opened on the fort, and continued their cannona