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es below their county seat. Runners from there reached here this morning calling for help. We have every reason to believe that our gallant Brigadier-General, Rees T. Bowen, will have his entire Brigade upon the line of march for the scene of conflict in a few days. The election came and went off very well. Walter Preston is no doubt elected by a handsome majority. He beat McMullen in this county over one hundred votes. Two failures occurred in this and the adjoining county of Buchanan this week--one a good one, and the other not quite so good. They failed to vote in Buchanan for President, or for a member of Congress, not knowing when it was to be. Our people (two or three of them) attempted to hold a meeting here on election day to put down the price of salt at the Salt Works, but could not get more than half a dozen citizens in the Court-House for that purpose, and of course it proved a failure. We will try and hold a meeting next Court to put down the price of pork;