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a shower of shell; but as the party retreated as soon as the building was fired they sustained no injury. Yesterday afternoon the Federal fleet in the roads had increased to sixteen or eighteen, for what purpose, remains to be explained. The new comers are said to be old and rusty looking sailing vessels, resembling whalers and are probably a portion of those that have been collected for sinking in the entrance Southern harbors. Latest from Tybre. The Savannah News, of the 5th December, says: The steeple of the Exchange was occupied nearly all day yesterday, by persons with glasses. observing the Yankee fleet in the harbor. Late in the evening we went up and took a view of the ships, which then numbered sixteen inside of the bar. From persons who arrived in the afternoon in the Ida, we learn that the same number of vessels as on Wednesday are still anchored it the Roads, Day before yesterday a brig was stripped as if for the purpose of being sunk, and on ye
it as a step in the way of conciliation by removing financial obstacles to the restoration of tranquility. From Missouri — movements of Ren M'Cullochand Gen Price — communication betweenKansas city and Independence cut off &C. Rolla, Mo., Dec. 5 --Advices from the Southwest say that Ben. McCulloch has gone into winter quarters on Pea Ridge, near Bentonville, Benton county, Arkansas, where he is putting up barracks for his troops. Nothing definite is known of the movements of Grice's army, under Captains Young and Wheatley, killing seven and wounding ten of them. Among the killed was Capt. Young. None of the citizens were killed or severely wounded. Three of the wounded rebels have since died. Sr. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 5.--Gen. Prentice made a speech to a large crowd of citizens yesterday, in which he said, "As God is my judge, every Secessionist in this city shall take an oath of allegiance to the United States Government, and to support the Stars and Stripes, o