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Gen. Wool. --We cannot imagine a more uncomfortable death-bed than has fallen to the lot of the venerable sinner, the late Lieutenant General of the U. S. forces. It was not enough that the "G
e beside Joyce Heth, the Woolly Horse, and the Mermaid in Barnum's Museum, but; to crown all, old Wool, whom he hates worse than he ever did the devil, is resuscitated placed in command at Old Point, several sand-banks in North Carolina.
It is only a little while ago that Scott, aged 75, ordered Wool, also 75, to retire from New York to Troy, on account of his great age and infirmities.
The Lieu rations of his youthful rival; but whose turn is it to laugh now?
The successful foray got up by Wool upon the sand-banks cannot possibly afflict the North Carolinians as much as it hurts Gen. Scott.Gen. Scott.--We unite with him in the cordial hope that the equinoctial storm may soon throw sand in Wool's eyes, and sprinkle a drop or two of water on the parched tongue of the Lieutenant General.
The army and money Votes of the Federal Congress.[from the London Times, Aug. 19] The armies of Xerxes and the wealth of Solomon would hardly sustain a comparison with the hosts of men and mountains of money which — at any rate, upon paper — are placed at the command of President Lincoln for the suppression of the Southern Confederacy.--We may venture, perhaps, to pass without too rigorous a scrutiny the bold, though some what gasconading, vote by which the intelligence of the defeat at Manassas was received in Congress. The millions so precipitately offered represented, probably, the patriotic resolution of the North to spend its last dollar in the preservation of the Union; but, without pressing these loose figures to their literal import, we are really astounded at the conclusions which are forced upon us by recent reports. It used to be thought that this country had attained an unhappy but unapproachable eminence in national indebtedness. Half our entire expenditure in ord