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see thine own undone! To think that God's fair earth has been. The birth-place of a thing so mean." The cross-eyed son of Mars, the redoubtable Brigadier General Butler, still lies safely ensconced in Old Point; or, sending out some thousand or so of the representatives of Lynn, Roxbury and Lowell, on a tour of observati this day meet a lion in his pathway than that same Brigadier General Magruder. And, mark my words, if an engagement between the two forces in that region occur, Butler will not be seen in the fray. A constitutional coward cannot fight. His legs always prove rascally on the battle field, and be sure, as Butler is cross-eyed, heButler is cross-eyed, he will look both ways for number one. I am told that the old church, in Hampton, has been most foully desecrated by the Yankee soldiers. These wretches, descendants of the Puritans, as some of them claim to be, have torn up the pews, broken the organ, and defiled some of the tombs by cooking upon them. On the day of their fl
t to the jail in this city. John C. Garrett, arrested with Robinson, is still in prison. From old Point. The steamer Adelaide, Capt. Cannon, arrived yesterday morning from Old Point Comfort, but brought no news of special interest. General Butler was withdrawing his troops from Newport News Point and posting them near Hampton. An early attack on the first named point was anticipated. The following letter will give the details of the news received: [Correspondence of the Associaes the Federal troops as "laborers," who are to be "speedily driven from the sacred soil of Virginia." A detachment of Vermonters from Newport News coming suddenly upon our picket beyond Hampton, yesterday, caused a temporary alarm. General Butler and family are this afternoon at Newport News. Col. Allen's regiment will go up to-morrow. War movements in Western Virginia. The war correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette furnishes the following summary of the position of the oppo
A pleasant fishing Excursion — an interview with Gen. Butler On Friday last a party of gentlemen left this city on the rrested, taken ashore, and conveyed into the presence of Gen. Butler, at his quarters inside of the Fort. Gen. Butler receivGen. Butler received them, surrounded by his staff, and with his trousers rolled up, displaying, as the two gentlemen observed, an extremely ditimes in the course of every year, for ten years" General Butler--"You're a liar — why did you sign the book to come asithout judge or jury,"-- "to be his own executioner," as Gen Butler facetiously remarked. The same oath was afterwards admito Mr. Israel, who had substantially the same scene with Gen Butler, the two prisoners being separately examined. After all was over, Gen. Butler told them that they "might put all that he had said in the Sun paper if they liked," and told the serg of which, as well as to the mocking salutation with which Butler bid them adieu--"Good evening, gentlemen; good evening to