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met at Knoxville on the 12th. Delegates from nearly every county were present. Tom Nelson made an explanation of his compromise with Jeff Davis, and denounced the President's acts as unconstitutional. Wm. Helskell was elected President of the Convention. Daniel Trenbite made a strong speech, denouncing spectates in the bitterest terms. Andrew Johnson made a strong anti slavery speech, in which he said if we had no slaves there would be few traitors. A dispatch from Washington, 12th, states that the railroad bridges destroyed by the freshet had been replaced. New Orleans advices say that a large side wheel steamer had evaded the blockaders at Galveston, getting in four thousand stand of arms. It is reported that Bishop McClosky has been appointed Archbishop of New York. A telegram from Cairo, the 19th, reports that the rebel Forrest, with a large force was advancing on Paducah last night, in four directions. Reinforcements have been sent there from Mayfield.
Getting Weak in the Knees. --If reports be true, all the South has to do to establish her independence firmly, in a very brief space of time, is persevere in her present habit of whipping the Yankees. A Tupelo correspondent of the Mobile Advertiser says letters have been received from Washington, one at Mayfield, Ky. from Lucien Anderson, Congressman from that district, and the other at Dresden, Tenn, from the notorious Emerson Etheridge, saying that hostilities would cease next month; or, at all events armistice would be proposed, and begging their respective friends to use their utmost endeavor to have those States go with the North, Etheridge says, "We are whipped," and Anderson that "the present Congress will recognize the Confederacy."
n of having been cavalierly treated by him, he intimating that, in his opinion, the document was prepared in contest with the New York politicians. This the committee denied, and retired, after a brief interview, without having accomplished their object or receiving any encouragement that Abe would interfere in the matter. There was great excitement in Cairo, Illinois, Sunday, in consequence of that a rebel attack on Columbus, Kentucky, is about to be made. A large rebel force is at Mayfield, threatening Paducah. It is stated that Admiral Lee has departed for the West, to take command of the Mississippi fleet, Admiral David D. Porter having superseded him at the head of the North Atlantic squadron. Judge Holt, United States Judge Advocate General, has submitted to Secretary of War Stanton a voluminous report relative to the alleged conspiracy against the Government in the West. E. A. Paul, the New York Times correspondent with Sheridan's army, has been captured b
amed Eads, employed in the quartermaster's department at Nashville, has obtained fifty thousand dollars by forgery and decamped. Six of the thirteen guns intended for Cedar Point battery, at the entrance of Sandusky harbor, have arrived at Sandusky. They are old thirty-two-pounders, rifled, and will be mounted shortly. A blockade-runner, recently arrived at an English port, reports that the Wilmington blockading squadron now numbers one hundred and seventy vessels. The Rocky Mountain News of the 5th says that nearly one hundred persons have been killed by the Indians along the Platte and Arkansas rivers since the beginning of the outbreaks, about three months age. Fifty places of business in Eastport, Maine, were destroyed by fire on the 23d. The loss is estimated at $300,000. On the 15th instant, the hills in the vicinity of Woodstock, Vermont, were white with snow. The court-house at Mayfield, Kentucky, was burned by Confederates on Wednesday night.
and the Confederates, under Price, on the 19th. Blount was defeated, with the loss of nearly all of his artillery. After, the battle, Price marched into Lexington, and at last accounts was crossing a portion of his forces to the north side of the river. The Republican contains the following: "Kansas City, October 22. "I have been pressed all day. This afternoon the enemy passed around my right flank, when I gave him heavy blows for several hours. I have heard firing to the east, and have just received a message from Pleasanton, who is fighting on the other side. [Signed] S. A. Curtis, "Major-General." A dispatch from Cairo says troops passing down the river yesterday. on transports, were fired on at several points. Three privates were killed and wounded. Scarcely about arrives from any point that does not bring accounts of the doings of rebel guerrillas. On Wednesday, fifty rebel guerrillas entered Mayfield, Kentucky, and burned the courthouse.
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