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FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE AMERICA. By the arrival of the Asia we have New York papers to the 5th inst., and telegraphic news one day later. The papers contain few details of interest. We append some of the more important telegrams: NEW YORK, Jan. 6 (Evening). The Herald's despatch says that stirring news may soon bsfeJtpectedftpm General Meade's army. ften&ral Early's movement in the Shenandoah Hfily a Hise to protect that section and the railroad south of ♦Hat jffdint from the Federal cavalry raid. President Lincoln recommends higher ^un emits nntil February, and encourages the re e^iatmentfor three years of those whose time is a:Ireadyioxpired fhe reduction or cessation of bounUes hM ^mwt psralysed en istment. The War Secretary and the Provost-Marshal ^ZKSttSmA to increase the bounty for Veteransto ^00 and fresh volunteera to 300 dols. Hit thp ATIH nf >vbroary, &Ed 100 uois. to negroes. The New Hampshire State Convention has unanimously nominated Mr. Lincoln for re-election. Per the North American We have further news as u dr:- Jan. 7. A resolution, introduced in the Senate, to call out a million of volunteers for 90 days, to be commanded. ny General Grant, has been referred to the military committee. The New York Herald and Tribune urge Congress resolution. The House of Representatives has PasJ!? sSutton, hy 83 against 21 votes, that any negotiation with the rebels ought to be rejected without hesitation or delay. „„n.„rp,i onn A large Confederate force, under Jones, has raptured 300 Federals at Jonesville, Western Virginia, who the country on which the Federals depend for supplies of forage Signal stations, occupied by a nt u« established along the Mississippi for the protection of its navigation, in accordance with a recommendation from President Lincoln and the Secretary of war.. Congress has ordered the payment of bounties to veteran volunteers to be continued until March. 1 he OfjP°sl'io? members favoured the measure as a step towards the repeal °*The N^Yorkl^itune denies that it will be necessary to issue more greenbacks. The draft is expected to be postponed. General Butler has returned from Fort Monroe. It is stated that he is entrusted with full powers from the Govern- ment to carry out his plans for exchanging prisoners. General Joe Johnson has formed his lines 35 miles from Chattanooga, and is actively collecting deserters and r re- organising the army. The correspondent of the New York Herald asserts that there will shortly be active movements n the Shenandoah Valley. A severe snow storm with intense cold prevailed through- out the country, and numbers of soldiers and negroes have been frozen to death along the Mississippi. The Mlssissipi is closed by ice. Jan. 8. In the House of Representatives Mr. Arnold, of Illinois, has urged Mr. Lincoln for the next Presidency on the ground that his re-appointment would ensure emancipation through- out the Union. The Governor of Maryland, in his message to the Legisla- ture, favours immediate steps for gradual emancipation, and says, "The natural resources of Maryland are such as cannot be developed by slave labour." Jan. 9. The Confederates are moving on Winchester, Western Virginia. The Federals are prepared for the attack. Great excitement prevails among the inhabitants of London, Virginia, in consequence of extensive depredations being committed by lawless gangs, supposed to be deserters from both armies. Washington telegrams report that the Confederates are retreating from the neighbourhood of Petersburg and Win- chester.

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