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"Over the left," the can't phrase for implying falsehood, has been abandoned for the more emphatic and significant expression of "over the wires."

The telegraph operators in the Confederate States have formed a Southern Telegraph Association, with Charles A. Gaston, of Mobile, President.

The incorporating room of the powder mills near Raleigh, N. C., blew up on Friday last. Loss $12,000.

In Lynchburg, Va., on Monday, a negro girl sold at the enormous price of $6,150.

Flour is quoted at $50 per barrel in Staunton, Virginia.

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