The Provost-Marshal General, at St. Louis, Mo., issued an order, requiring all publishers of newspapers in the State of Missouri, St. Louis city papers excepted, to furnish him a copy of each issue for inspection, and failure with such order would render the paper liable to suppression. Great excitement occurred in the Chamber of Commerce, at St. Louis, this afternoon, on the occasion of the election of officers, which resulted in the disruption of the Chamber by the withdrawal of the Union members, who subsequently established a Union Chamber of Commerce, which will be immediately carried out. The trouble occurred in consequence of the secession members refusing by their votes to admit a number of Union applicants for membership.
The vessels, containing the Third and Fourth brigades of General Burnside's expedition, left Annapolis (Md.) harbor, for the rendezvous at Fortress Monroe.--Baltimore American, Jan. 11.
In the Senate of the United States, Mr. Sumner delivered an elaborate and powerful speech on the “Trent” affair.
Col. H. Anisansel, commanding at Clarksburg, Va., returned to that place to-day, having been out with two companies of the First Virginia Cavalry, and three companies of infantry, in search of some military stores, which had been taken by bushwhackers, at Sutton, Va. After some time, the Colonel came up with the rebels, about thirty miles east of Sutton, killed twenty-two of them, took fifteen horses, and fifty-six head of cattle, and recaptured the greater part of the stores, though in an injured condition.--Clarksburg Telegraph, January 10.