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d seem that Commander Merriman, of the blockading steamer Massachusetts, lying off New Orleans, had sent a challenge to Col. Allen, of the Confederate army. From the annexed card of Col. Allen, it does not appear that the proposed fight is to determCol. Allen, it does not appear that the proposed fight is to determine anything beyond the individual prowess of the combatants, and may result in the death of two brave men, and nothing more. It this feat of "chivalry" were designed to spare the effusion of blood, by staking the late of large bodies of men, (by whnd humanity, in this age of which we boast, let this practice be immediately discountenanced in our armies. We subjoin Col. Allen's card: Camp Relief, Mississippi City, October 4th, 1861. Frank B. Merriman, U. S. N., steamer Massachusetts: triumphs of our once great and glorious country, let us have the meeting. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, H. W. Allen, Lieut. Col. 4th Reg't. Louisiana Vol. Lincoln in the South--important arrested. The New Orleans Delta, of