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A nice Nest of secesh women. Up North they have what are known as Soldiers' Aid Societies; so, too, they have down South. One is Union, however, and the other rebel. I write of the latter. There is one in this city. Its modus operandi may not be uninteresting. A number of secesh ladies get together, of all ages, especially sizes and complexions. They have stated periods for meeting, and regular resorts. Here they sigh and pine over the poor prospect of the rotten Confederacy, and vow eternal allegiance and fidelity to King Jeff the First. After an inexhaustible supply of prayers for the socalled S. C. A., and rivers of tears being shed for the want of more greenbacks to carry out their designs, the organization is called to order, and contributions commence to flow in to an exhausted treasury for the relief of rebel prisoners in Northern palaces — that is, they are palaces compared to such shocking places as Libby Prison. While attending a rapping medium (a lady friend o