ats, for service in the Mississippi flotilla.
They are to be partially on the plan of the Monitor, with revolving turrets.
The big gun of the Naugatuck, which burst during the naval engagement in the James river, arrived at Philadelphia on Saturday on its way to the West Point foundry, where it is to be re-cast.
The Canadian Parliament is summoned to meet on the 28th inst.
Gen. Frank Patterson is said to have been placed under arrest by Gen. McClellan.
Important from San Francisco — late news from China — Capture of Ning-Po by the allies. San Francisco, Aug. 8.
--The ship Western Continent, from Hong Kong, with dates to the 7th of June, has arrived here.
Fourteen pirates had been sentenced to be hung.
Ning-Po, the rebel stronghold, had been captured by the allies.
The French Admiral Bratel was killed.
The news from Honolulu is to the 12th ult., but is unimportant.
There is a bill before the Legislature which provides that no officer be