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ation of the South; but are also anxious to see the "respectable" classes at the North going into the ranks. He has read something in the Southern papers about General Lee, and thus translates it: Lee is, by far, the most popular man now before the Southern people; he has their perfect respect and confidence; they will look uLee is, by far, the most popular man now before the Southern people; he has their perfect respect and confidence; they will look upon him, whom their soldiery lovingly style "Uncle Robert," with an affection that will go far toward reconciling them to his extreme supremacy, no matter by what name it may be called. In such an hypothesis we can see no reason to hope for an early peace. It is a measure looking rather to a more energetic prosecution of a ga Moral forces are well; but the force of arms is all we have to do with now; we can rely upon no other; and, although we should be abundantly happy to believe that Lee would play the role of General Monk, we can see not the slightest cause of self-congratulation in those indications of his becoming dictator. It means war, not pea
r dispatch confirms the above, but states that the rebels have again retreated whence they came. From Grant's Army. A telegram from City Point, of the 11th, says: All remains quiet in front, although rumors begin to float about that Lee is contemplating some movement or other, but what that movement is, no outsiders can imagine. Perhaps it is the one which is to "astonish the world." Whatever it may be, I think Lee will find Grant prepared. A letter-writer notices the remoLee will find Grant prepared. A letter-writer notices the removal of the paupers from the Prince George county poor-house to the alms-houses at the North. There were seven women, five children and two young men--one an idiot. Miscellaneous. The Yankee papers are feeding the public with rumors of Union meetings held in counties in Georgia, favoring reconstruction, which they claim are prompted by Governor Brown. The Denver City News reports that Colonel Kit Carson, with a few of the companies of the First New Mexican cavalry, lately ran agai
Interesting from Savannah. [Special dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Charleston, January 13. --Intelligent persons from Savannah state that the late meeting there numbered about three hundred, of whom one hundred were Jews, seventy-five Irish, and the remainder men of Northern birth and shaky politicians, who no more represent the people of Savannah than a dozen deserters represent Lee's army. [Second Dispatch.] Charleston, January 15. --Two hundred and fifty refugees arrived here last night from Savannah. The Yankees were busy removing obstructions from the river, and say they will soon move on Augusta, Branchville and Charleston. No movement has been made as yet, though refugees think there will be soon. Sherman and his officers threaten to reduce Charleston and South Carolina to desolation. His rule in Savannah, for policy, continues mild. He has written a letter to the citizens, saying the only way to have peace is to send members to the U