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ate and bloody reputation. Among these soldiers of fortune is an American named Ward, who, it appears, agrees to capture cities by job work. The correspondent writes: Ward had collected a troop of four to five thousand Tagalog, belonging to Manilla, and about a dozen sailors from different seaports of the East. He and his Such remuneration would have stimulated the ardor of men more scrupulous than Mr. Ward. The city of Tseng-Pow, near Shanghai, was taken by the rebels. The Tou-Tai was in great trepidation, but Ward re-assured him, and offered to make all right for a personal reward of 300,000 francs. Arrived at Tseng-Pow he gave the signal of assault, and was received by a shower of balls. But Ward is brave, and he determined to prove himself worthy the confidence of the Tou-Tai. Twice repulsed, twichan you," and he did show it by shooting the Colonel in the stomach and leg. Yet Ward escaped, though the greater portion of his men were lost. He is now at Shanghai