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Military and Thieving operations at Cairo. Illinois. The following important information is published in the Memphis Argus of the 23d inst: Several passengers on the Illinois Central Road through Cairo to Memphis have informed us that they were accompanied by eight hundred men, who are now stationed at Cairo with two car-loads of ammunition and four brass twelve-pounders. Four thousand two hundred men more, guard the bridge over Big Muddy, which is about eighty miles above Cairo, on the Illinois Central Road. Were Lincoln not known a liar, the assemblage of troops at Cairo might be taken as made with a view of simply protecting, not obstructing, the free navigation of the Missiscan press, there can be no doubt that these troops are stationed at Cairo to prevent the passing south ward of either arms, ammunition or proed. They had been paid for. In the concentration of troops at Cairo no danger is threatened to Memphis: for it is not five thousand, no
,000,000 to the war fund. The enlistments are going on rapidly all over the State. The First Regiment will march on Monday. Ex-President Buchanan. Lancaster, April 25. --Ex-President Buchanan entertains no idea of leaving for Europe. It is well known, among his personal friends, that he warmly espouses the cause of the North, and that he will pass the remainder of his days at Wheatland. His nephew has enlisted in a Pennsylvania regiment. Rumor of an attack on Cairo, Illinois. Cairo, Ill., April 24. --About two thousand troops have already arrived here. All is quiet but a rumor is prevalent that a regiment of Tennessee troops is marching to attack this point. It is not credited. The feeling here is very strong for the Union. Kentucky troops for the Confederacy. Louisville, April 25. --A detachment of Col. Duncan's Regiment, about four hundred strong, under Captain Desha, left by the Nashville Railroad cars this afternoon, for the So