other evidence of the sturdy treason of Lower Maryland is found in the fact that a large exodus of male population there is taking place into Virginia.
The lower counties of the State will not be able to furnish more than a fourth part of their quota under the draft.
It every male individual of Charles and St. Mary's counties were to be impressed, still the quotas of these two counties would remain unfilled.
Most of the young men of this region are now serving in the rebel army.
Geo. D. Spencer, an officer of the Criminal Court of this district, was to- day by order of Chief Detective Baker, on the charge of disloyalty.
In conversation he endorsed the action of the rebel Government in raising the black flag, and said it should have been done long ago. He will be sent to the Old Capitol prison.
Exchange of prisoners — Affairs at Suffolk
A letter dated Norfolk, the 3d inst., says Lieut. Col. has been entrusted with the arrangement of the exchange and that "the next