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Belgium Consul at New Orleans to the Minister at Washington, and on the strength of this procured a pass from Major General Loyell, of New Orleans, and that Major General Polk, at Columbus, after refusing for two days, at length reluctantly agreed to pass him through his lines, and furnished him with the following: Headq'rs 5ow Cairo by Southern scouts, se. curely bound and taken to Columbus, where, thrust into irons, they were tried before the reverend rebel and pious traitor, Gen Polk, and sentenced to be shot. They were put into heavy irons and kept in the guard house until two days before the time of the proposed execution, when the unhappy, both by land and water, and in half a dozen directions. Another object of the well supported reconnaissance was to threaten Columbus in the rear, to prevent General Polk from sending reinforcements to Buckner or Bowling Green, or from affording relief to the Confederates at camps Beauregard and Felicia. Northern Railroad