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terday to give you my recollections of two stray Yankee papers of which I got a glimpse. After Lincoln and Halleck failed to prevail upon Hooker to abandon his pet plan by Chancellorsville, and boths has found courage enough to publish the fact that the nation is in "her great agony." It says Lincoln has issued a call for 500,000 men, and adds: "This call of the nation in her great agony shouldee in the right place, the rebels would be compelled to fight, could not escape, &c. It is said Lincoln and Halleck came down to persuade Hooker not to cross over. Hooker was obstinate. Lincoln gotLincoln got gloomy and Halleck got drunk, and Hooker carried out his plans and got whipped. The letter we give below is one from our correspondent which was intercepted, but has since come to hand. It filent to Philadelphia, where he acquired some prominence, and now turns up a Brigadier-General in Lincoln's service. It is to be hoped that his imprisonment in the city of his birth will have the effe
What it Costs the North. A Northern paper makes the following curious calculation as to the cost of the war thus far. By the time the Yankees shall have finished their precious scheme of subjugation, they will incline to the opinion that the "game was hardly worth the candle:" 1. Mr. Lincoln estimates the money expended up to June next at about$1,200,000,000 2. To this must be added 25 per cent., or300,000,000 3. The productive labor of say 600,000 men for an average of two years, at say only $200 per year, is120,000,000 4. Permanent loss to the production of the country in dead and disabled men, say 300,000, at an average of life, say ten years, at $200 a year600,000,000 5. Pensions, say 150,000, at an average of ten years, say $100 per year150,000,000 6. Personal failures and losses in consequence of the war200,000,000 7. Damage to public property, plantations, personal estates, damage to business, and the reduced productions of the industrial pursuits fo