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Powder Mill exploded.

--The Austin Powder Mills at Akron, Ohio, were accidentally blown up last, week. They contained some seventy-five kegs of powder.

The English papers in announcing the first battle at Bull Run, speak of it as the battle of Dulbrun, and another as the battle of Dullrim.

Money has been received in Halifax from the United States for investment. Heretofore colonial investment in the United States was the order of the day.

Geo. N. Saunders.--The New York Herald states the balance of Geo. N. Saunders account shows deficit of $5,268 only, instead of $21,000, as reported.

Gov. Buckingham, of Connecticut, has issued a call for four more regiments, to be enlisted for three years or the war.

All of the diplomatic corps, except Lord Lyons and Assateague, are absent from Washington.

The thousandth year of the existence of the Russian empire is to be celebrated next year.

The Hon. Thomas F. Marshall fell down a flight of stairs at Newport, Ky. a few days ago and broke an arm.

Samuel Ferguson Beach has been appointed and confirmed as purveyor of the port of Alexandria, Va.

A clerk from Dunoan, Sherman & Co, New York banzers, was Thoreau at Nassau, in that State, for expressing and-war sentiments.

Rev. James Carmichael, of the Episcopal Church, has been appointed Chaplain to the 30th Regiment Virginia Volunteers.

Mr. Harvey, at last accounts, was waiting at Lisbon to near from the Government before presenting himself for reception by the King.

Joseph Sands, and old importing merchant of New York, died last week.

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