Latest from the North.
We have received from the Agent
of the Associated Press
the following summary of news from the New York Herald
, of Wednesday last, the 4th inst.:
The Elections at the North.
The State election in New York Tuesday
resulted in an overwhelming Abolition majority. --The city of New York
, which last year gave Seymour
1,000 majority, now gives the Abolitionists 15,000 majority.
The Republican State officers elected are: Chauncey M. Depew
, Secretary of State
; Lucius Robinson
, Comptroller; Jno. Cochrane
, Attorney General
; George W. Schuyler
, Treasurer; Benj. F. Bruce
, Canal Commissioner
; James K. Bates
of Prisons, and Henry R. Selden
of the Court of Appeals.
(Rep.) has been re-elected in Massachusetts
The republicans made a clean sweep in the State
, carrying the Senate almost unanimously.
In New Jersey
the returns show large Democratic gains.
the Republicans carried their State tickets.
Meade Preparing to advance.
The news from Washington
indicates the immediate advance of Meade
All the able-bodied troops under the command of Gen. Martindale
, the Military Governor
, had been relieved from duty and ordered to the field, their place to be filled by the invalid corps.
The 157th Pennsylvania had already left to join Meade
A telegram says: ‘"It is reported that considerable information has recently been gleaned of the enemy's strength, position, &c., which will enable Gen. Meade
to take active measures."’ The cars now run to Warrenton
Advices from Charleston
to the 31st ult. say the bombardment of Sumter
is to prevent the Confederates
constructing new batteries and covered ways in the channel side of the fort by demolishing the gorge wall and levelling the foundations to the water's edge.
Three shells from the rifled gun between Wagner
exploded in the city of Charleston
on Tuesday last.
is getting up bronze medals for his men at a jewelry store in New York.
Besides a picture of Sumter
in ruins, it is to bear a fac simile
of the General
At the city election in Hannibal, Mo.
, on Tuesday, N. P. Green
, Abolitionist, was elected Mayor
The grand Russian
ball was to come off in New York on Thursday night.
Gen. Wm. T. Sherman
had been appointed to command the army of the Tennessee.
Gold was quoted in New York on Tuesday at 145¾.