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it is of more than ordinary importance; that it is evidently assured by a conscious security that never hitherto characterized any manifesto which has ever emanated from the rebel Executive, and breathes an air of determination and defiance which is not justified by what meets the public eye. The following is a fuller account of the affair at Arkansas Post: "Cairo, January 16.--The ram Switzerland has arrived from the squadron, bringing news of the taking of Arkansas Post, on Arkansas river, 100 miles from its month, by land and naval forces under McClernand and Porter. It surrendered and was occupied Sunday, with all its arms, stores and ammunition. Union loss, 200. Rebel loss, 550 killed and wounded, and between 5,000 and 7,000 prisoners. "Later.--The fort mounted nine guns. The garrison, numbering 7,000, surrendered unconditionally." The Alabama has been heard from. Two more vessels have been captured by her--one, the Parker Cook, of Boston, Nov. 30th, ne