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Through the seven years of the revolutionary war, Washington nowhere and at no time proclaimed martial law. The country was full of tories, but the great chieftain took it through all the trying events without suspending the civil authority at any point. A Cairo correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette says ‘"the hospitals are turning out their occupants by scores daily."’ It is rare for an abolition paper to admit that there is sickness in the army. Slippery elm bark is needed in great quantity for poultices. Let it be provided in advance, and contributed for the service of our camp by those who find the tree in their neighborhood. The State musket percussion cap factory of Tennessee is now making over one million percussion caps weekly, and can increase its rapidity to thrice that number, if necessary. The corner-stone of a new Catholic Church was laid in Eufaula, Alabama, a few days since. Bishop Quinlan, of Mobile, officiated. Colonel Ector's Georgia Regiment has four hundred and fifty men in it over six feet high, a quantity of doctors and lawyers and fourteen preachers. The statement of Brownlow's arrest is unconfirmed, and is doubtless without foundation in fact. The Hon. Felix I. Batson is a candidate for Congress in the First Congressional District of Arkansas.
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