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ince 1856 is not yet precisely known, or what proportion of them is in States adhering to the Federal Government. But it is clear that the wool crop may be amazingly increased by acting upon the policy above suggested. The Banking House of Cairo and course — the Number of Women out of Employment — illness of Dr. Sunderland. From a Washington letter in the Sun, signed "Ura," we extract the following: The report of a committee of three to an adjourned meeting of the creditors of the late banking firm of Cairo and Nourse, shows that out of the $195,000 of indebtedness in September, 1857, $116,000 has been extinguished, leaving an existing indebtedness of nearly $90,000, independently of interest. To meet this are some 30,000 acres of agricultural lands in Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, &c., and other assets. The report was accepted, and the committee increased to five for future like action. The Secretary of the Treasury has appointed Lewis Johnson, Esq., agent for the
Federal gun-boats chased — capture of a lumber vessel, &c. Memphis, Dec. 3. --On Sunday last several Federal gun-boats came in sight of Columbus, Ky., and five of the Confederate gun-boats chased them several miles. No capture was effected. The Confederate steamer Grampus captured on Friday a lumber boat near Bird's Point, which had on board 175,000 feet of lumber. The Federals have sent twelve boats loads with troops from Paducah and Cairo to St. Louis.
Worthy --A gentleman who was in Cairo when the troops who had been in pursuit of Jeff Thompson returned, says they swore worse than the "army in Flanders" and declared that Jeff's boys had the United States $2,000,000 in specie, several thousand dollars