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fore reported, matters having been comparatively quiet since the engagement of Sunday. The Yankees still hold the Weldon railroad, and are using all the appliances of engineering skill to strengthen their position. Our forces having abandoned the ground which they gained and held on Sunday morning, and fallen back much nearer the city, the enemy advanced his skirmishers, and on Monday occupied the recent battlefield, threw his pickets forward to Johnson's farm, some distance this side, and Davis's farm — the scene of three battles, in each of which the Yankees were pressed back — is now within his lines. Thence westward across the Vaughan towards the Squirrel Level road, his lines are established and undisputed. The Yankees, as they advanced, have thrown up earthworks, which are only concealed from the view of the Petersburgers by a thin skirt of woods on the Davis farm, while their pickets are within seeing distance of the city, though not themselves visible. So far as fortifica
it the issue will be made between just and honorable peace and interminable war. Warning words. [From the Portland (Me.) Advertiser.] The Wade and Winter Davis protest against the usurpation of President Lincoln, and which now fills with alarm the leading reflecting minds in the country, contains these significant words from their States, and an election claimed by virtue of such perversions of the elective franchise, it would, in like manner, as that indicated by Messrs. Wade and Davis, awaken a spirit of revolution and resistance as implacable as the ocean storm. No, the opposition ask for nothing but fair play and their constitutional righhe opposition is constituted of a law-abiding and patient people.--They have endured the iron heel of usurpation long enough, and constantly for three years past. They trust to end it by a constitutional and lawful process, and they will not be cheated out of the hope. And the warning of Wade and Davis is both true and timely.
colleague, Jacques, on the one side, and President Davis on the other, in the presence of Mr. Benjey met their master when they encountered President Davis, who wound them around his finger as he m the Union essential to peace, and appealed to Davis to say if it was not impossible for two peopleas a christian man, neglect any means?" &c., Mr. Davis answered: "No, I cannot. I desire peac beneath the waves of a popular majority, President Davis expressed a decided repugnance.--"The peoing. "I have no fear of that," rejoined Mr. Davis, also smiling most good humored. "I give youons." "They are very generous," replied Mr. Davis; for the first time during the interview shoevery Southern city in flames." "I see, Mr. Davis, it is useless to continue this conversationess to cheat the Yankee public, and which President Davis is in the daily habit of reading in the p of your leaders." We say we admire President Davis for his calm temper and mild deportment.