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Senator Wade, in answer to an applicant for a consulship for which ‘"nobody was asking, "’ said: ‘"There is no such consulship on this planet. You may find it on some fixed star, not here."’

Thos. J. Heller, a prominent citizen of Calvert county, Md., committed suicide on board the steamer Mary Washington, at Baltimore, last Tuesday night, by cutting his throat.

One hundred and thirty clergymen in the State of Maine have signified their readiness to receive appointments to chaplaincies in the Army.

The Second United States Cavalry Regiment has lost two-thirds of its officers by resignation.

A New York paper says that C. H. Van Wyck is at Washington franking letters for New York soldiers.

A convention of Union men met at Nashville on Thursday, and nominated Hon. William B. Campbell for Governor of Tennessee.

On Sunday the extensive Eagle Mills at Wheeling, Va., were destroyed by fire. Loss $40,000, but insured.

F. P. Blair, Jr., has been elected to a Colonelcy in the First Regiment of Missouri troops, called for by the President.

Gen. T. H. Bradley has given the Arkansas Volunteers the sum of $5,000, and placed 8,000 sacks of corn at their service.

The Legislature of Illinois adjourned on the 3d inst., after appropriating $3,000,000 for war purposes.

Prayers were offered in several New York city churches Sunday, for the health, life and happiness of Lieutenant General Scott.

The city of Detroit has been mulcted in $20,000 for leaving a sewer unprotected. A dear lesson.

There are now no Cadets at West Point from the Confederate States, the last two having resigned last week.

R. L. King, formerly a Lieutenant in the U. S. Navy, died suddenly in New Orleans on the 30th ult.

Already 114 volunteer companies have tendered their services to the Governor of Tennessee.

Wm.Gibson, a resident of St. Louis for 40 years, died on the 3d inst.

A number of the ‘"first ladies"’ in Chicago have offered their services as regiment nurses.

Jeff. Davis graduated at West Point in the class of 1828.

Gen. Scott will be seventy five years of age on the 13th of June.

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