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ere traitors would meet and compares notes and congratulate themselves upon the successes of their friends. He has now, it his arrest incorrect, been checked in his career. The Tortugas. The Tortugas is a bleak and barren sand key in the Gulf of Mexico, about one hundred miles Southwest from Cape Sable. It is cheerless and uncomfortable, decidedly one of the most uncomfortable points to which the Government is obliged to send its insubordinate. The Federal mutineers, banished to Tortugas, do not go as soldiers, but as unarmed laborers, and will be compelled to work upon fortifications, much as penitentiary convicts do in quarries and sand- banks. Another arrest. A New York paper, of Monday, says: Yesterday afternoon, Capt. Quinn, who is recruiting in Harlem for the Temmany regiment, caused the arrest of a person whom he charged with being an agent of Jeff. Davis, selected for the purpose of recruiting for the Southern army. The prisoner is young, and of rath
ress of this country to stir up strife between the Northern States and Great Britain." In New York, on Tuesday morning, the United States Marshal seized in Adams & Co.'s Express office about ten thousand copies of the New York Daily News, destined for Louisville, St. Louis and St. Joseph. The name of the steamship Joseph Whitney has been changed to the McClellan, in honor of the Federal General. She is attached to the quartermaster's service, and will soon sail with prisoners for Tortugas, Fla. The Philadelphia Inquirer is informed of the stoppage of several colliery works, in consequence of the low price of anthracite coal. John W. Orr, of Wheeling, Va. has been arrested on suspicion of giving "aid and comfort" to the Confederates. Nine Confederate prisoners were brought to Wheeling on Saturday from Grafton, Va. Jeff. Thompson being told that Hecker had offered a reward for his head, replied, "Sorry I cannot return the compliment, for I would not have his a