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Missouri And The Border

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The Lcavenworth Cnnservalice karas by luto adrices frpm Fort Scott that (ion. Ulunt has ordcred Major penning tq construct :i telograph line from that place to Port Scott, by vfay of Lawrence, for the rmrpose of facilitating the transit of miltary nformation and tho movcinonts of our army. This will bc a substautial and HTiiKinciit iinprovement to Kansas, asido 'rom its inestimable rftlue for the purposo ndicated above, A letter from an officer in the "Anny of tho Fronticr," datod twelvc miles ïorth of Cussville, Mo., October llth, itates that thorc ■svcre three brigades under Gonerals Brown, Blunt, and SolomOD it that poiut, awaiting orders to advanoo nto A'rkansas. Rèinforoementa were daily arriving, aud the force would shorty be largo ouough for any purposc. Besides the rebel forte of 15JÖO0 that reïcalcd from Newtonia on tho 3d inst., t was repovted tluit Hindman was 4övng north with roinforcenients. Our .roops were advanoiög c;mtiously, l)i-hi_rng in rebel pickets ooiy day; and it was thought wc niight meet the eneuiy in 'orce and fighta battle any day. 'l'hc Thij'd jNjissouri Cavalry have tacen alout soveuty prisoners lately, forty of thoin on the rai]road bctwecn llolla and ISt. Jjouis. If theso men had suci cih il in Ihcir jilans tlicy would havo so:urod snpplies, no doubt, by removing ail.s and throwing tlio trains from tlic rraek. Some of them pretended that. ,hey were ou thcir way to givo theinelvcs up to our sido. Thcy took ote :'.' a time as thcy camo tnta Rolla to attene) a protonded luirse racé during last week.


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Michigan Argus