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d W. G. Overton, of the Louisville Courier, have been arrested, but Minister Preston has escaped. L. B. Munroe, U. S. District Judge, and L. B. Munroe, Jr., Secretary of State of Kentucky, have both resigned. They arrived here yesterday, having succeeded in making their escape. They report that Gen. Zollicoffer, a few days ago, captured nearly one thousand stand of arms intended for Union men. The Louisville Democrat, of the 27th, says that the bridge of barges over the Ohio, at Paducah, has been completed, and the boats used have been sent to Cincinnati. Memphis, October 1st.--The Avalanche's special Bowling Green dispatch says that Buckner took Hopkinsville yesterday, capturing 600 stand of arms and three cannon. Twelve hundred Federals fled. The Confederates were 2,000 strong. Nobody was hurt. The Lexington victory is confirmed. The capture of specie, prisoners, and property is immense. Nashville, Oct. 1--The Bowling Green correspondent of the Union a
Capt. Ben. F. Egan arrived in our city yesterday, direct from Smithland, and gives us information in regard to the landing of the Hessians, which he witnessed. The steamer Empress came up the Ohio river on Tuesday evening, 24th inst., with a regiment of infantry, and a company of cavalry, Federal troops, who disembarked and quietly took possession of the town. The citizens made no resistance; the women and children, however, welcomed them with oft-repeated cheers for Jeff. Davis. The officer issued no proclamation, nor held any communication whatever with the citizens. The entire command were evidently in great fear and alarm, and one hundred determined men could have put the whole pack of them to flight. Capt. Egan informs us that there are only 8,500 hogs at Paducah, and that they are in constant fear and alarm of an attack, and that they have fortified themselves by digging a ditch on one side of the town, and a bridge of boats over the river to secure their flight.