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1 he last ncw-s is that General Taylor is ctíing ready to march towards Monterey, and the warriors are wonderfully elated with hopes of a tight when they gct there, in which they may be gratiiied provided thc Mexicans are disposed to conduct the war for the special pleasure of our íireeaters, but not otherwise. An important part of Cíen. Taylor's preparation to ndvance, consis's in getting rid rf the Tolunteers, with whom he has been literally swamped. He has sent home the Louisiana voluntecrs, and the St. Louis Legión, and by somc means to get rid of one Texas regiment, and is now granting leave of absence to the Ohio volunteers and others, as fast as any decent pretext of sickness, or the like, can be fóund. - The following is from the Cincinnati Gazette, Aug. 25.About sixty of the Ohio voluntecrs returned from the Rio Grande yesterday. They give sad accounts of the condition of things there. Fa re intolerable ; sickness extensive ; work hard ; climate bad. General Taylor gave them permission to return on account of sickness. He is willing to part with more. Government has poured in upon him more troops than he knova'hat todo witli. The following is an extract of a letter from one of the Third Regiment of Ohio volunteers, dated Camp Belknap, opposite Barita, July 29th, 18-16, to his friend in Cincinnati -We aro now encamped two miles from the river, from which we have (o carry all our water in cnmp kettles. We are literally hewers of wood and carriers of water and " nothingelse." The water is very muddy, and much worse than tiie Missouri but we are glad to drink it mud and all, considering the distancc we have to carrr it, tho weather and Ahe salt provisión? Ourfocd is abominable ; when you break a biscuit you can see it move (ifthe critiers are not dead, from eating bad fiour. ) The pork and baconare of the same character. We would not mind this so much if they would only serve us out enough ; we do' not get half rations, and were it not for the wild beef we shoot, we should starve. We expecttoremain here twomonths. Musquitoes abound, the " boys " are getting homesick, and trying every way to get discharged. We 'have a great niany sick ; out of nine in our mess, five are sick,one of whom we think cannot recover ; a case of yellow fever isieported in Barita. Some of the " boys " who used to sing - "Rio Grande I vrould I were upon your banke,"now reverse the case and wish they -were íhree thousand miles away from it. It appcars that the general has determinedto take no larger number of volunteers on his march, than he has regular soldiers, being about 3,500 of each, instead of taking two volunteers to onc regular, as has been expected. The Jifly thousand volunteers which the Whigs and Democcats of Congressvied in voting for, have already become a bore. The most practical result wc have yct seen from them is the enlistment of the Alormons, so as togive them pay and rations at the expense of the United States while going to plant their interesting religión in California.All accounts agrec that Gen Kearney is likely to have great difficulty in obtaining supplies for his army, in wintering at Santa Fe. A scanty population, with little agriculture and weálth, have not provided extra supplies for an invading army of two thousand men, and it is believed to be impossible tosend sufficient provisions from the States, over such a vast distance, through tribes of hostile or lawless Indians and Mcxicans. The only hope of the country to avoid immense dis grace, is in an immediate termination oí the war, and this hope is not particularly