o the public.
If the passport system is to be carried out, it is absolutely necessary that the passport office should be open to applicants at all hours — or nearly so. Otherwise, persons passing through the city upon legitimate business will be subject to unreasonable and altogether needless delay.--Charleston Mercury, May 14.
Gen. Fremont with his command reached Franklin, Western Virginia.
He went thither by forced marches, as it was apprehended that an attack would be made on Generals Schenck and Milroy, already in that neighborhood.--The Army of the Potomac made an average advance of twelve miles to-day.--Major-General Halleck at Monterey, Tenn., issued an order expelling newspaper correspondents from his lines.
General Butler at New Orleans, issued the following order:--It appearing that The New Orleans Crescent, a newspaper published in this city, is owned and edited by J. O. Nixon, a rebel, now in arms against the Government of the United States, the Commanding Gene