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Advices from the East, state that there has been a flood of rain at Mecca. Three hundred lives were lost, and one-third of the city destroyed. The great sacred mosque, Haram Esh Sherif, was flooded; the Holy Black Stone submerged, and the great library almost destroyed. The following political prisoners in Fort Warren have declined accepting their liberty except on "unconditional" terms, viz: Wm. G. Harrison, Wm. H. Winder, H. M. Warfield, and Wm. H. Gatchell. They are all four Baltimoreans. Two Federal gunboats made their appearance at Eastport, Miss., seven miles from Luks, on the Tennessee river, a few days since, but returned without doing any damage. Mr. Dafottaine, the well known "Persons" of the Charleston Courier, is lecturing in Georgia, on "Incidents of the war upon the Polemist."
Afloat and ashore. --Dennis Maguire, who, some weeks since, came nigh causing the neath of a fellow soldier, named Wm. Douglas, by ripping open his bowels at Maurice Dennis's liquor shop, near the Central depot, was carried before the Mayor yesterday for examination. Douglas, having made friends with the accused, materially softened his evidence, so the Mayor concluded to send the criminal before Gen. Winder, commanding one department of Henrico, to be disposed of according to military rule. The General, on the representation of Douglas, discharged Maguire and, intending to send him away his morning, granted him a furlough for a few hours. He overstayed the time, and being, as he said, afraid to go back, got beastly drunk, and was found by the police about 5 o'clock yesterday evening, just after he had fallen down on a rock near the Scale House, 1st Market, and made an extensive excavation in his forehead. He was bloody and dirty, and the officers locked him up. While they w