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Ladies of Sr. Augustine, Fla.

--We are the following extract from the St. Au Examiner--a paper published by the --of May 8th:

Tuesday evening last, a party of young stumbled on the P z and commenced off small pieces from the stump of , which they with all the of a youthful maiden in her first love a members of Company I, the became so indignant that the wood was so much more favored they, that they rushed to the spot, to the excess of their passion, foot the stump and burned it to ; destroying forever what was so late of the village. Yesterday morning we were crossing the Plaza, we of these damsels busily engaged the ashes in small papers, to be . We are aware that the blood of this port has been tolerably effective, extremely difficult to get any indispensable to a well regulated size of these packages the idea that the ashes were to be the manufacture of soap, and we are to the conclusion that they souvenirs.

will be noticed that the St. Augustine whom have fathers, husbands, officers in the Southern army, are true the fobs of the glistening bayonets the enemy they show their preferences for Southern cause and their contempt for . The commander of the issued the following order, which is so bru but skin to that of But.

Headquarters Post of St. Augustine,
May 7th, 1862.

Captain women having conducted themselves last evening and this morning in a greatly , to the United States here, by collecting to the Plant and there openly Mani their disloyalty to the United States, that hereafter any woman be guilty of any open and offensive of disloyalty, shall be considered forfeited immunity from punish by reason of her sex, and shall be held arrest. And furthermore, if another disgraceful scene is enacted, I shall vigor of Martial Law on the .

By order of Louis Bell.
Lieut.-Col. 4th N. H. Vol.,
Comd'g Post of St. Augustine, Fla.
Acting Adjutant.

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