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an must come to the conclusion that naval expeditions "don't pay." The first grand enterprise of the sort, under Bombastes Furioso Butler, was the capture of Hatteras; but nothing came of the possession of that sandbank, and the sea has now risen up and driven off the captors. It is no discredit to Cape Hatteras that it encumbered to General Butler. Even that region of eternal storms was no match for such a windbag. But Neptune has risen up and vindicated the honor of his boundaries, ejectingceremonious manner, and sprinkling salt enough on the shore to purify it from the defilement of their occupation. As General Butler has conquered Hatteras, he is now trying his hand at New Orleans and Mobile; but in that tropical region they are accustomed to more powerful wind instruments than Butler, such as hurricanes and tornadoes, so that we doubt whether any more walls will fall at the blowing of his ram's born. Sherman's expedition, which was so vauntingly heralded by the Northern press