without impediment, confident that it would be crushed under Hooker's leadership when once on the other side.
Since last Saturday they have been doing pretty much as they pleased.
Either Lee's army largely out-numbers Hooker's, or else the latter is unable to properly handle "the finest army on the planet"
Let us hope that the news to-day may be more reassuring.
Some happy accident may yet interfere in our favor and give us an unexpected and glorious victory.
Arrest of the Hon. Col Vallandigham.
Great excitement existed at Dayton, Ohio, on the 5th, in regard to the arrest of Hon. Clement Vallandigham, by order of General Burnside.
A despatch from Cincinnati says:
At dark a crowd of from 500 to 600 proceeded to the Journal office, took possession of it, completely gutted the building, set it on fire, and burnt, it to the ground.
The fire communicated to the adjoining building, and all the property from the south end of the Phillips House to the middle of the sq