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ordingly issued a call for thirty thousand men "for the exigency"--waiting, as usual, for the near approach of the enemy before making preparations to receive him. We apprehend that, if the defence of Pennsylvania shall be left to these thirty thousand men, still to be raised, there will be nothing to check the enemy in a Northern movement, whether thirty thousand, twenty thousand, ten thousand, or less than five thousand strong, short of that difficult natural obstruction known as the Susquehanna river. The inhabitants of the country below, meantime, seem to be actuated by but one idea — that supreme idea of running off their horses, cattle, live stock and other moveables, beyond the reach of those terrible Southern barbarians, the smallest of whom, no doubt, to the Pennsylvania farmer, stands, barefooted, at least forty feet high. In view, however, of what we consider the main design of the enemy in all these desultory and perplexing operations along the Upper Potomac, we thin