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. The attack will be made, in all probability, before the first of July. Preparations to meet it to do not seem to me to be adequate. New York papers declare, every now and then, that Washington is now impregnable. How can that be, when there is not a fort or entrenchment within twenty miles of it? There has not yet been used a spade or shovel anywhere in the neighborhood of the city for military defence. No prospect of Peace. "Ion" writes from Washington to the Baltimore Sun, May 17: Some few of the Union journals commend to the attention of the coming Congress the interests of peace, and this suggestion is promptly denounced as "next door to treason." There is not, however, the least foundation for any fear that the interests of peace will find a single advocate among the representatives from the Northern States, with the exception possibly of California. That State, remote from the scene of civil strife, and having no enmity to either of the parties engaged in
ing: Washington items. Washington, May 17.--The statement that Ross Winans, Esq., of Balhington. from Annapolis. Annapolis, May 17.--One hundred men, Captain Thomas' company, of seven cars. from Havana. New York, May 17.--The steamer Karnak, from Havana on the 11th there Prizes captured. Philadelphia,May 17.--The steamer City of Richmond has arrived fround North. naval movements. Boston, May 17.--The United States brig Bainbridge is under ser. military affairs. Philadelphia, May 17.--The Pennsylvania regiments have been re-numb arrest of A Suspected spy. Washington, May 17.--A man by the name of Wood, from Newark, was itary affairs in Washington. Washington, May 17.--Gen. Butler is not promoted to a Major Genernt will collect the Revenue. Washington, May 17.--It appears that the Government is steadily cthe subject. from Ohio. Cincinnati, May 17.--Col. Anderson is still in Cincinnati. He is[3 more...]
The Confederate Congress. Montgomery, Ala., May 17. --Congress passed a number of bills to-day, among which are the following: Organizing a Patent Office; regulating the sale of Prizes; regulating the Telegraph; authorizing the issue of bonds to the amount of fifty millions, payable in twenty years, the interest not to exceed 8 per cent.; or, in lieu of the bonds, to issue twenty millions of Treasury Notes, in small sums, without interest. Montgomery, Ala., May 18. --Arkansas was admitted into the Confederacy to-day by Congress. Delegates — R. W. Johnson, A. Rust, A. H. Garland, W. W. Watkins, H. T. Thompson.
Baltimore cattle market. Baltimore, May 17. --The offerings of beef cattle at the State scales yesterday amounted to only 300 head, all of which were taken by Baltimore butchers at prices ranging from $4 25 to $5 50 per 100 lbs. gross, these figures being the same as were paid last market day. The supply of live hogs was quite large; hence prices were lower. Sales were made at $6 to $7 per 100 lbs., being a decline of $1 on last week's rate. Sheep were scarce, and there is quite a good demand for them. Sales were made at $4 to $5 per 100 lbs. gross.