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The Yankee Programme in North Carolina. The Yankees have commenced their infamous work in North Carolina by an attempt to out off railway communication, which, however, was happily fooled by the vigilance of our sentinels. The Newbern Progress, of the 9th, says: About three o'clock yesterday morning a small boat was seen to pass up under the railroad bridge by the sentinels but did not stop. At four o'clock a light blurs was discovered about midway of the bridge, and the alarm was North Carolina by an attempt to out off railway communication, which, however, was happily fooled by the vigilance of our sentinels. The Newbern Progress, of the 9th, says: About three o'clock yesterday morning a small boat was seen to pass up under the railroad bridge by the sentinels but did not stop. At four o'clock a light blurs was discovered about midway of the bridge, and the alarm was instantly made, but the vile perpetrator, of the deed was not discovered. The guard hurried to the fatal spot so promptly and timely that, with two buckets of water, which they succeeded in getting by tying a couple of their jackets together, and thus getting the bucket down into the river, they extinguished the flames and prevented a disastrous con flagration. Capt. Cox, commander of the railroad guard, called at our office yesterday morning with the machinery used by the scamp for the ac
the sentinels but did not stop. At four o'clock a light blurs was discovered about midway of the bridge, and the alarm was instantly made, but the vile perpetrator, of the deed was not discovered. The guard hurried to the fatal spot so promptly and timely that, with two buckets of water, which they succeeded in getting by tying a couple of their jackets together, and thus getting the bucket down into the river, they extinguished the flames and prevented a disastrous con flagration. Capt. Cox, commander of the railroad guard, called at our office yesterday morning with the machinery used by the scamp for the accomplishment of his devilish purpose which consisted of a small wirsnet of basket filled with hemp, made by unraveling and tearing up an old hemp rope. This basket had been fastened to the bridge by a common drawing chain wrapped with a rag from one and to the other, and the rag and hemp with which the basket was were both thoroughly saturated with camphene or spirits o