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was mentioned yesterday that the steamer Cosmopolitan, at New York, from Havana, brought a report that 1,500 Confederates had made another attempt to surprise Billy Wilson's regiments on Santa Rosa Island. The following additional particulars are furnished by an officer of the steamer: The patrol, on going their rounds, disclocated that it was almost a trap for our patrol forces to drop into. The merest accident discovered the secret, and many believe that its discovery saved Colonel Wilson's camp from an intended surprise, although the Zouaves are kept on the alert. Important News expected. It is expected, at the Navy Department, to heaentatives in Congress are daily arriving here, and making preparation for a residence during the approaching long session. Among the Senators already arrived are Wilson, of Massachusetts; Trumbull, of Illinois; Chandler, of Michigan; MacDougall and Latham, of California; Grimes and Harlan, of Iowa; Wilkinson, of Minnesota, and Si