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is office is impotent, therefore, to fulfill its obligations toward its patrons; but subscribers may rest assured that every means will be taken to protect their interests, and that, until prevented by physical force, the New York News will disseminate its views freely and fearlessly, and will continue to oppose the present fratricidal war, even though it be at the risk of property, personal liberty, and life. "Benjamin Wood." Disloyalty of free speech.[from the New York day Book, Aug. 28.] But it is said we are "disloyal." "Disloyalty!"--what is it? To be "loyal" must we believe in "the irrepressible conflict" of Seward, "the negro equality" of Chase, the "ultimate extinction" theory of Lincoln, and that the Helper book is a "valuable political document?" Must we believe that Seward is as great a statesman as Jefferson, that Cameron is as incorruptible as Diogenes, and that Lincoln is as learned as Machiavelli? Must we believe that black is white, that two and two ma
The "Free Press" of the Northern arrival of a British war steamer, &c. New York, Aug. 28. --The Herald says the extreme measures will be taken to suppress those papers friendly to the South. Detective officers are on every train leaving the city, to intercept packages. The British war steamer "Rindando" is below. The Washington correspondent of the Pro says that the Confederates are concentration in large numbers between the Chain Bridge (five miles above Washington) and Leesburg. The Washington correspondent of the Commercial Advertiser says that Gen. McClellan will go over the Potomac to-day, to inspect the troops, but will not permit any newspaper correspondent to accompany him, except Mr. Russell, of the London Times.
Reported engagement on the Potomac. Hyattstown, Md. Aug. 28 --It is reporter here that heavy firing has been heard near Poolesville. It is supposed that an engagement has taken place between Gen. Stone advanced guard and Gen. Johnston's forces. Washington, Aug. 28--The city was ritlast night and this morning with report about a fight on the Virginia side of the Potomac. There is nothing reliable, and the reports are momentarily getting more and more conflicting. Gen. McCleAug. 28--The city was ritlast night and this morning with report about a fight on the Virginia side of the Potomac. There is nothing reliable, and the reports are momentarily getting more and more conflicting. Gen. McClellan returned from the Virginia side about half-past 11 o'clock last night. Nothing important was elicited. Three cavalry and three infantry companies had been hovering about, evidently intending to draw the Federals into an ambuscade in the vicinity of Ball's Cross Roads.
From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Aug. 28. --A flag of truce has brought Capt. Harney and the crew of the ship A. B. Thompson, which was captured off Savannah by the privateer Lady Davis. A report comes from Norfolk that there is a large force at Sewell's Point. The expected expedition has sailed under the command of Gen. Butler. It consists of the frigates Minnesota and Wabash, the Pawnee, and the gun-boats Monticello and Harriet Lane. They have one hundred guns and four thousand men. Their destination is not announced.
All quiet on the lower Potomac. Washington, August 28 --The steamship Philadelphia has arrived from Fortress Monroe. She reports all quiet and the navigation of the Potomac uninterrupted. Signal rocket from Maryland were shot, evidently to convey the intelligence of her presence. She waited until morning, and she found all the Confederate batteries silent.
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Edict for telegraphic Suppression. Louisville, August 28 --The Secretary of War has ordered the Superintendent of the Western Union Telegraph Line to convey in messages to or from the seceded States. The order includes the Kentucky line running through Frankfort and Lexington, but does not effect the line hence to the South.
Reported victory of the Southern forces in Missouri. Memphis, (via Paducah,) Aug. 28 --It is reported here that there was a battle on yesterday at Cape Girardeau. The Confederates were victorious. This intelligence created considerable commotion at Cairo.
Reported movement of the steamer Patrick Henry. Washington, Aug. 28 --The steamer patrick Henry has run the blockade at Fortress Monroe.
The fight in Western Virginia. Louisville. Aug. 28 --Cincinnati papers say nothing further than this: "Owing to unavoidable circumstances, our forces under Gen. Tyler have suffered a disaster."
Federal despotism. Boston, Aug. 28 --The resigned officers from the frigate Congress have been sent to Fort Lafayette.
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