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Washington items. --A Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Sun, under date of Sept. 12, says: The new metropolitan police, to the number of one hundred and five, went on duty for the first time last night. Yesterday Deputy Marshal Phillips and detective officer A. R. Allen arrested John W. Burson, formerly a clerk in the Interior Department, and Alfred Nettleton, formerly a messenger in the Navy Department, under the late Administration, upon the suspicion of their being disloyal and acting in concert with the Confederates. They were taken before Justice Donn, who committed both to jail to await a hearing. On Tuesday, after the flag presentation by Gov. Curtin, three members of the Lochanan Rifle Guards, Seventh Pennsylvania (reserve) Regiment, were examining a pistol, when it was accidentally discharged, and one of the men, named Mathew Roche, was instantly killed.
ing is a summary of the war news at the North. Slave property of a Missouri Confederate Declared free. St. Louis Sept. 12. --Provest Marshal McKinstry will issue the following proclamation to-morrow: "The Major-General" commanding ween four and five hundred army wagons, and notified the manufacturers to remove them. From St. Louis. St. Louis Sept. 12. --It is reported that Captain Boyd, commanding the Secession forces in Buchannan county, marched into St. Joseph, Captain Hazzard, United States Navy, has arrived here. Arrest of Secessionists in Iowa. Burlington, (Iowa) Sept. 12. --Six Secessionists who were identified as having served under Martin Green, with 180 head of cattle, which they a, yesterday, and the cattle confiscated. The men were held as prisoners. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe Sept. 12. --A flag of truce has gone to Norfolk to-day with Mrs. Phillips, of Washington, who was retained some time in her
amer Sumter, which we last heard of at Trinidad. The schooner Express came in shortly after from Trinidad, having on board the mate of the Joseph Maxwell, captured by the Sumter off Porto Cabello, who had been put ashore at Trinidad. He was received on board the Keystone State, which towards evening got up steam and departed. In the course of the day a steamer was seen to leeward, and many persons thought it might be the Sumter. The Sumter at Paranaribo.[from the New Haven Journal, Sept. 12.] Advices received in this city yesterday state that the Sumter was at Paramaribo, Dutch Guliana, on the 20th of August, in want of coals and water. The Keystone State arrived at Trinidad on the 13th of August, remained only a few hours and sailed in hot pursuit of the steamer. The Sumter was armed with four guns and one sixty-eight-pounder amidships. Other advices express the opinion that the Sumter is bound around Cape Horn into the Pacific. A vessel at sea Chased by a suppose