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er of philanthropic persons from the North have contributed both moral and material aid. The actual result of the late draft at the North. According to General Fry's report to the U. S. Secretary of War, dated the 19th instant, the conscription brings only one of the conscripted men into the army for every nineteen drawn. The New York World gives a synopses of the statements in his report: For every 100 men wanted 150 were drawn, in order to make sure of the hundred. General Fry says that "of those drawn 80 per cent, have reported; that is, 120 have reported for every 150 drawn. Of those reporting, he says that 30 per cent are exempted for phice. Forty per cent of 120 is 48; and of these" he says "one-half have paid commutation — so that the 150 men drawn are reduced to 24. Of this small remainder General Fry-states that about one-third have gone in person and two-thirds have furnished substitutes. The substitutes are of course volunteers; they go into the army not