with the rebels, we may at any hour anticipate news of the complete reduction of Fort Donelson.
Elections in Missouri--order of Gen. Halleck.
Gen. Halleck has issued a general order, the principal point of which follows a request of the Acting Governor of Missouri:
It is hereby ordered that at all future elections in this State, whether State, municipal, county or town elections, every voter will be required to take the oath of allegiance required by the State Convention of Oct. 18, 1861. Officers of polls will see to the execution of this order.
If they receive votes of persons not taking the oath, they will be arrested, tried for military offence, and the election declared null and void.
Union movements in Kentucky.
The Cincinnati Commercial, of Thursday,
one week ago, gives the following important information regarding recent movements of national forces in Kentucky, which it has from trustworthy sources:"Gen. Buill's whole army, with the exception of G