From New York.
arrival of arms and ammunition — passengers for Europe
to be examined--Gen. Dupent
's absconding Secretary
New York, Oct. 31.
--The steamship Arago
has arrived with 1,276 packages of arms, 600 packages of gunpowder, and clothing, for Gen. Meigs
, and comprising complete arms, equipments, and clothing for 12,000 men.
admits the existence of the rumor of the absconding of Gen. Dupont
's Secretary, but says that the rumor is unfornded; and adds, that it has reason to believe that the report was put in circulation by the enemies of the Government
has issued an order to the police directing that every passenger, bound for a foreign port, shall be examined, and they must see that all have passports.
The Surveyor of this city has seized the ship Joseph H. Dwyer
. Two-sixteenths of the vessel is owned by Joseph Phillips
, of Louisiana