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neral in Missouri. The Louisville (Ky) Democrat has the following cry of warning to its Government: The name of the rebel General Sterling Price, is now the rallying cry of the rebels southwest of the Mississippi. He has lately visited Richmond and been empowered with all the authority he demanded; and now he holds exclusive command over the department west of the Mississippi river, where he will endeavor to repair the injuries inflicted on the rebel caused by the mismanagement of Gens. Holmes and Hindman, who have been sent east of the Mississippi. Sterling Price is the most formidable man the Secessionists could present to the Federal cause in Missouri. He is hold and able, and enjoys the implicit confidence of his followers. Missouri must now be watched. Will he be allowed to approach her borders with anything like a respectable army? If any man can work apparent impossibilities in Louisiana, Arkansas, and Missouri that man is Sterling Price. It is the command
Retaliation. --Gen. Holmes, commanding the trans Mississippi Department, has sent the following not fination to the Federal Admiral Porter: Headq'rs trans Mississippi Depar't,little Dock, march 12, 1863. A. R. Admiral David D. Porter: Sir: --I have received a paper, said to have been posted in the village of Columbia by your direction in the following words: [Copy.] "Notice.--Persons taken in the act of firing on unarmed vessels will be treated as highwaymen and andis much to be regretted that the usages of civil and nations in war will not be respected in this age of the world. Under the circumstances no remedy remains except to notify you that for every violation of the rights of prisoners under the order cited retaliation will be visited in pled; reserving the privilege of selecting as its subjects those who are most prominent in violating the laws of war, and without regard to rank. (Signed) Thos. H. Holmes. Official: S. S. Anderson, A. A. G.