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Captain Rogers We should like to know what Captain Rogers, of the invincible iron-clad steamer Galena now thinks of the river fortifications defending the city of Richmond. It will be recollectCaptain Rogers, of the invincible iron-clad steamer Galena now thinks of the river fortifications defending the city of Richmond. It will be recollected that the report which appearing this paper of the interview which took place between our officers who conveyed the last batch of released Yankee prisoners to Old Point and the Federal officers, CapCaptain Rogers war represented to have regarded our river defences with superb indifference, altogether beneath his notice. In his attack upon Drewry's Pluff we fancy that he found the river defences a r reduce it to asher. These highly humane and reasonable purposes have been signally foiled Captain Rogers, who emboweled the fame of Farragos. has suddenly collapsed. The gunboat bumming has explo, and provided with guns of equal range with those of their assailants. We suppose that Captain Rogers is the same gentleman who undertook to blow up the Norfolk Navy-Yard at the beginning of th
A may on fire. --The following is fold in the Adrian (Michigan) Watchtower, of the 29th ultimo: A little more than a week ago a most singular accident happened to Mr. John Stretch, in the south part of the city. As related to us, it seems that for some infirmity he was submitting to a general ablution with alcohol.--During the process he was standing near a not stove,and when his skin was well moistened, the alcoholic vapor, drawn to the fire by the draft of the stove, flashed into a blaze which, as quick as thought, envaloped his whole body, greatly to the consternation of Mr. Stretch and his wife. The flames soon lapped up all that fed them and subsided, but not till he had a pretty distinet glimpse of the feelings of John Rogers at the stake.