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resent attitude of some of the great Powers of Europe relative to the contemplated oligarchy of the South. The Secretary of War has granted a furlough to Major Anderson, who will soon visit Kentucky, his native State, where many of his relatives still reside. The Secretary has the subject of the promotion of Major Anderson uMajor Anderson under consideration, and has not yet determined what rank above his present to assign him, but probably it will be nothing less than Brigadier General. Secretary Cameron speaks in terms of the highest praise of the rapid movement made by General Butler, in advancing upon and holding his present position at the Relay House.--Ge parts of the country which have been refused. The Government desire the requisition for the regulars to be filled before accepting any more volunteers. Major Anderson was moved to tears by the offer of the command of the Kentucky brigade. He expressed his hearty willingness to accept it, if the consent of the Department ca
Explosion of a locomotive. --On Friday last as the regular mail train on the Michigan Southern Railway was approaching Chicago, Ill., the engine suddenly blew up with a terrific report, killing the fireman, Charles Stalb, and the track master, William Anderson. The engineer was very badly hurt. The train was running at the usual rate of speed, and was checked, according to the regulations of the road, just before reaching the crossing. The force of the explosion was such as to throw the engine, weighing twenty-three tens, a distance of 354 feet from the spot where the explosion took place.
d Lieut Delaney, with fifty men, late of the Fayetteville Arsenal. The Lieutenant confirms the previous statement that on the 17th ult. a body of 1,000 North Carolina militia demanded the surrender of the arsenal, which was deemed prudent by Major Anderson to comply with, as resistance was useless. Lieutenant Delaney and men were allowed to depart unmolested. Major Anderson was left behind too sick to be removed. The arsenal contained 40,000 stand of arms. Frankfort,Ky., May 7. Major Anderson was left behind too sick to be removed. The arsenal contained 40,000 stand of arms. Frankfort,Ky., May 7. --The Legislature of this State to-day adopted a series of resolutions calling for the correspondence between Gov. Magoflin and the Confederate States authorities; also inquiring whether the Confederate States had made any requisition on Kentucky for troops, and the Governor's reply thereto. Albany, May 6. --Governor Morgan has received from Hon. John A. Dix his acceptance of the office of Major General of the New York forces, tendered him some days ago. Boston, May 7.
From Washington. Alexandria, May 9. --No news of importance here or in Washington to-day. A policeman shot a soldier in Washington yesterday, whom he was trying to arrest.--The soldiers threatened to demolish the guard-house. An investigation was pending. A member of the Seventh Regiment was accidentally shot there to-day. The bridges on the Northern Central Railroad will be finished to-day. The Court-House in Frederick, Md. was burned yesterday. The 20th New York Regiment is at Annapolis. The 4th Pennsylvania Regiment, 800 strong, have arrived at Washington. Also, the 3d Battalion of Massachusetts volunteers. The Maryland Legislature will probably adjourn on Friday to July 10. The house next to Willard's Hotel was burned last night, with the stock of E. Owen &Son, military and naval tailors, with $15,000. Maj. Anderson has been appointed to drill two regiments of Kentucky Volunteers for Lincoln's army, and has been made Colonel.