time, and his men are the ones that acted so badly in the case of Mr. Rhodes, near Greensborough.
One of Mr. Rhodes's freedmen lurked in the Mr. Rhodes's freedmen lurked in the woods around his plantation, committing such depredations that finally he appealed to the garrison at Greensborough for protection.
The commaugh for trial.
With the assistance of some neighboring planters, Mr. Rhodes succeeded in making the arrest, late one evening.
He kept the cy of negroes marched to the village and informed the officer that Mr. Rhodes and his friends were making ready to kill their prisoner at midniission, they fired two shots into the house, one of which killed Mrs. Rhodes's brother.
They left her alone with the dead man, on a plantaties united in swearing that the Rhodes party had fired upon them.
Mr. Rhodes was carried to Augusta, and on the point of being hanged, when a here Miss Columbia's passion for her black paramour balked them.
Mr. Rhodes's life was saved, but his property was confiscated — when did a Y
nt sent over a confidential sealed letter to the Secretary to-day.
I handed it to the Secretary, who was looking pensive..
Dr. McClure, of this city, who has been embalming the dead, and going about the country with his coffins, has been detected taking Jews and others through the lines.
Several live men have been found in his coffins.
Again it is reported that the enemy are advancing up the Peninsula in force, and, to-morrow being Sunday, the local troops may be called out. But Gen. Rhodes is near with his division, so no serious danger will be felt, unless more than 20,000 attack us, Even that number would not accomplish much — for the city is fortified strongly.
It is rumored by blockade-runners that gold in the North is selling at from 200 to 500 per cent. premium.
If this be true, our day of deliverance is not distant.
Clear and windy.
There is nothing new that I have heard of; but great apprehensions are felt for the fate of Mississippi-said to