THE MEMPHIS ' DAILY ' ABPEAL-SATURDAY,;- AUG UST 9,'. 1862.
BY fla'CJL, MfAHAN & B1XI,.
SATURDAY EVENING. AUGUST 0, 1862
TO OOlt PltlBNSS.
GwtWmen who arrive from the United States
ivftk tele papers, trill confer a favor by leaving
Ibem at the counting- room of the ArrcAL office,
er it tie editor's room, over Geo. Lake's store,
not doer north of tLe Collins House. In these
days of uncertain mails from tke South and b
bteekade on the North, oar facilities to furnish
the latest news from all quarters can be greatly
iaere&sod by a little attention on the part of our
friends, for whieh we shall ever remain grateful.
Parties from above vriH oonfer an especial favor
by famishing us any Northern papers in their
FROM. AOKXU AIiAIIAMA.
Tbrowb a centleman last returned from
Aertk Alabama 7e have the moat gloomy ac-'
OMBte bom that swetion of country. Under the
aatberity of the late action of the Federal Go
vernment tke Hessians there are committing
depredations of every description, such as rob
bing the people of every thing they want, de
vastating plantations, bnrning bonses, etc , etc
Tjvg nambers of families are thus turned penni
less spoa tke world.
Decater and Toscombia are the bases of the
federal operations, and tke ceantry all around
these places &re rapidly being laid waste. How
rmtcb longer shall these hell-hounds infest South
In s&sae quarters at tbeXarth there are sppre
beeUeMs of setie&s tumbles and military con
sists wkh tke "Latter Viy Saints" of Utah.
TIm Omaha Xt&mskin reports that tke first
teste of Mormon emigrants, bound for Salt
Lake, have been detained ai Port Larmio by the
HnHtary authorities, and that hereafter all others
will be stopped until the settlement of the ci-
.DEPB&OATIOK3 OF THE ENEJll' ON
A highly intelligent gentleman, a planter on
the Mississippi river, yesterday informed us that
within the last three weeks, nearly, ii not quite
one mHlion dollars worth of negroes have been
takeniby the Yankees, or enticed off by them,
from the counties of Tunica and Coahoma.
Most of this could have been saved by a single
battalion of cavalry operating along or near the
The Yankees have also secured about fifteen
hundiod baks of cotton in that section, and are
now making their way down to Bolivar county,
having reached the vioinity of Huspuckana,
near Saoflewer landing. Near this locality
they were met on Saturday last by the Bolivar
Troop, a company of the Istregiment Mississippi
cavalry, which had been on a visit to Bolivar
county, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel
Montgomery, and which was at the time on its
way back to headquarters.
This troop reached the vicinity of Sunflower
landing on Friday night, and bearing that the
Yankees were at T. IL McNeil's, engaged in
hauling oil his ootten, Col. Montgomery
for Hied an ambuscade early Saturday morning,
but the Yankees bad already gono off with the
kvst cotton about day-light, carrying with them
thirty-five of Mr. McNeil's negroes. Colonel
Montgomery then fell back about two miles to
Judge ToTTEN'S place, setting fire to the cot
ton there, and detailing men to bum the cotton
at other places in that neighborhood. Late in
the afternoon, the approach of the Yankees to
ward Judge Totten's made known by the
firing of our pickets posted about a mile up the
road. The pickets fell back slowly, Co1.Mont
guMERY, meanwhile, awaiting near Judge Tot
ten's dwelling in readiness to receive the ene
my the whole troop however, falling back as
the enemy advanced, to a position a half mile
in tbe roar, in a skirt of woods between Judge
Tottbs's and Col. Forrest's. Here a stand
was sade and tbe Yankees, though numbering
at least two hundied and fifty men, (this being
tbe nuiaber stationed for two. days past at Mr.
McNeil's.) retreated in haste, burning Judge
T.'s dwelling bouse and gin, and taking off all
his negroes then on the place, forty or fifty in
None of our men were hurt in this skirmish,
The injury to the enemy is not known, except
from the report of one of Judge Tottek's nc-
brtfatg difficulties ibBrigiiam Young's king-
It k further said that the prophet hasj groee who left the Yankees and came home after
mustered all able bodied men in Utah into ser- a day's absence. He reports that he had seen
Vie, and that it is his intention to send a large
to escort tbe emigrants to their destination.
Eeperts are current that the robberies and mur-
dws ob the stage route heretofore ascribed to
beetOe Indians, have in reality been instigated,
if Mt aeieally committed by tbe Mormons; and
It k tkoegbt te be tke design of the Federal au
thorities to" investigate charges of this niture
before permitting tbe Mormans, now en ronlt to
-Sak Lake, te proceed. This aasettkd oonditkw
rf again aeooaats for tke recent movements of
tamps eastward from California, of the depar
ture of two volunteer regiments of infantry, oue
f eavalry, and a battalion of regulars we have
bad notice. They will bo used te overawe tbe
Saints, if nectary.
Our dates are te the 7th. Tbe opening of the
MakiiH? saloons has increased the aaount of
B&iesneaaors ia the ckjs and we find ia tlte
jM.rtia of tbe 7(h more tkan tbe use&l chapter
of erftst- Tke Merchants Exchange and a shoe
store oa Pcpler street were both robbed iu day
K -ht ; a six rti-g affair occurred on Gayoso
street Botcdy fa ut ; a riot took place at Boett
aer's gardens ut tbe bead of Poplar street, in
which tbe furniture of the establishment was
ejeaplsjteiy duselbbed; Messrs. Johm Ehskine
2. ad John CasovaN, were attacked and fired
am by a band of drunken soldiers, on C urt
ctrset. bat fortunately escaped without injury
and wNBerousfetber affairs are ako chronicled.
tie wattle forming a chapter showing that tbe
'greatest demoralisation exist ia the city.
Tbe British sU-emer Memphis, captured nosr
Giterw-stoii, arrived at New York oa tke 31
Tee Mempkk ii a fine propeller of 500 tuns,
'fear months old, and has a carg-i of 1575 bales
Sen Island cettoa. She kad previously run the
bteekade to Charles-tea with contraband of war.
It was officially announced in New York that
the governor of that State woeid issue a prod a
sattoa for a diaft ia that State. VohiBtceriug
bad almost ceased.
A. Y. Hull, tke chiirman of the " Union Party
State Central Committee " of Iowa, has resigned
that position, aid declared for tke Democratic
ticket, and m doing so has made an address to
I m anaeuaoed from Wakhingten that direct
aaddteklva aetata is tebe taken in tbe proeecu
ti of tke war, and that a perfect agreement
esirte .between the principal centrals and the
executive branch of the government. This is
tke certain policy of the administration.
A correspondent of the New York Express
steies'that General Pope says his headquarters
wM hereafter be in the saddle.
Tbe steeaer Commodore Perry collapsed a
fine a few days since, oa -the Ohio river. Three
r few sea were badly scalded, two of whom
raay die. Five hundred bales of cotton were on
beard, most of which were burned. The boat is
rkeoft a total loss.
Tbe coBBMBd of tke negro regiment styled
tke Kansas Z naves d'Afrique," now raising
let Leavenworth, it h said will be tendered to
Ttececn Gseeky, of the New York Tr&une, and
fat tfaeevtiMt of bis declining tke colonelcy, it
will be given to Cspt. Georgs G. Hoyt. formerly
Tbe -Republican states that tke oein of tbe
branch of the bank of St. Liuls, at BttBviile,
Mkeouri, and at Trigg's banking bouse at the
seae piece, was brought te St. Leuis and de
posited. It wee moved by order of tbe military
eswtBaBdant at Boenville, and amounted to
about $300,000. The activity of the guerrillas
ia Mksoeri bs alarmed tke Federals.
A special to tke Xsw York Herald from Wash
ington reports tbe marrkge of the Count de
pjtis to the Dockets of Parma, whiek uses tbe
I we .reyal branches of Bourbea atd Orleans,
&ad BMkec him tke kgkhaate repreeeatative of
Among the patients now in the hospital at
AaMpeHc, k a woman, who -was wouBded in
one of tbe reeent battles before Richmond. Her
wound k a seen one in the leg. It k said she
felfewed kec husband to tbe firld of battle.
Tke Itenerary degre of LL D. was conferred
ueem Mjer Genornl Henry Wager Hlleck by
UuWn College, New York, at its recent com
Jeba W. Kees, of Ike CirclevWe' (Ohio)
WtAmmn, who was recently arrested and taken
to Washington, has been released.
Bmce ibe explok of tke ram Arkansas, the
Navy DepartHMHt b&3- waked up again; ted is
ranking eoatr cts for four more iron-clad vessels,
more for raid able than those it now has.
TAe river is stated to be fatting' very fast,
r- 1 1 1 ? 1.1 1 J3
euzne at tacTrrecas in lire uoigamjiuwu o
several wounded did not Know wnetner any
kad been killed or not, nor whether he saw all
tbe wounded. Stains of blood were, however,
afterwards found by oar men on the battle field
On the Monday after this skirmish, the Yankees
were ascertained to be in force at Mr. Dris-
DALE's place, superintending the ginning of his
cotton. Col. Montgomery arranged a sur
prise, whieh proved most successful. A dash
was made upon them, about twenty were killed
and -wounded and throe prisoners brought off.
It was thought there would be another fight on
Tuesday, the day our informant left. But it is
impossible for Col. Montgomery and his small
force gallant as tbey are, to hold thorn in check
long even with the assistance of the Bolivar
and Coahoma guerrillas, about one hundred of
whom have uiaed them. Tho people of those
counties need aid not one particle as yet been
snt The Bjlivar troop, as is understood, was
there accidentally. As it is, the Yankees have
it pretty much all their own way. The people
are lying from their kernes some slopping in
remote places ia the cane, othors continuing to
Cannot our military authorities furnish the
people en tho river some assistance!
TMS WAR I.X MISSOURI.
The activity and success of our partisau
friends in Mkseuri k as gratifying to us as it is
banassi'tg and mortifying to the enemy. In
every part of the State bands have been formed,
who sppear to be at work not only with itesl,
but also with as much concert of action as is
possible with such organizations, and as the
scattered troops of tbe Federal army offer rare
przs, several marked successful movements
have already beeu made.
The St Louis RepvUican, of tbe 4th, contains
numerous notices of recent movements. It
states that on tbe 29:h a company, headed by
Capt. John Mekiuck, late of Price's army,
entered Catrollten and destroyed the abolition
newspaper tffioe. Doing no further damage,
they marehed for Sugar Treo Bottom, where a
large force was concentrating. Another organ
ization is reported near Keitsville. A laree
force crossed the Missouri river at Moberly's
landing, above Brunswiek, on the evening of
the 31st July, at whieh place they captured a
steamboat. This force mil cross the railroad,
over 1000 strong. Porter crossed tko railroad
going north on the 3ist July, with from 1200 to
1500 men. A correspondent of tho Republican
siys be has over 2000 armed men north of the
Hannibal and St. Jo railroad, which force will
in a iew days be increased to a formidable
n-my; and adds: The portentious clouds that
hovered over Missouri during Fremont's ono
haodred days of ruinous reign, was light to the
pitch darkness that now begin to envelope our
hopes with terror and trouble.
B.tTTLK OF IJATOrV BODGB.
A dispatch from Gen. Breckinridge te Gen.
Yas Dors, dated at " Collitte rivor, 10 miles
from Baton Eouge, August G:h," is the only ad
ditional intelligence we have from tbe lower
river, rhe battle was tough t on the morning
ef tke 5th, s&d Gen. B. says : We occupied pait
ef tbe town and battle field until ovening. No
deckive result after aiy kst dispatch. There
being no water between here and the Mississippi
river, I was compelled to come here for it. I
moved at my own time and in order. We
bnraed nearly all their camps and a large
axieaat ef stores, aad cut them up badly. Gen.
Williams and other prominent Federal officers
The M'usittippia. says that movements are
ia progress that may yet eause the Baton Rouge
atmtr te assume an aspect to call lurtn our
grstniattons. The small force of Confederates
ander Gen. Breckinridge will of course he
supported, and we mey reasonably expect he
will socn again sssume the offensive. The acci
dent to- tke Arkansas, which prevented her from
Mgtgisf tke attention of the Federal fleet, alone
prevented the complete success of the move.
IiETTEItS FROM KICSHMOrVD.
Richmond. July 23, 1SG2
Spechl Correspondence of the Memphis ApreaLJ
There is absolutely nothing to write, and yet
I write this letter to say so.
Tho enemy has advanced his pickets, wo hear,
in the direction of Malvern IB1I, and there has
been somo sharp skirmishing on two occasions
of late in that neighborhood, but it is very diffi
cult to excite interest now in a skirmish, since
the trreat conflicts of a mouth ago. This sort of
fighting is only regarded so fur as it is indicative
of the enemy's purpose to bring on a general
engagement. McClellan's preparations for an
other move upon Richmond are not made, and
any little clash of swords or rattle of bullets in
the bushes that may be heard from his quarter
will bo only to dmrt attention from tho move
ments and oporations of General Pope to tho
north of the city.
General Popo is the coming man. Ho spoaks
like ono having authority. He appears to con
sider that after all, the matter of taking Rich
mond has been left to him as a special arrange
ment of the God of Battles. lie. has been in
Washincten. and was there lionizjd for a few
days as the future conqueror of Jackson and
crusher-out of rebellion to his msjesty. Who
would not wish to bo the PopeT Since bis arrival
in Virginia ho has carried things with a high
hand, and hb orders sound like the thunders
of" the Vatican. All disloyal persons, t. e. all
persons who will not swear to uphold Lincoln
and his government, are to be arrested and held
es prisoners. Tho property of rebels is to bo
confiscated. The negroes are to be used to
carry on the war. And, already, these orders
have been executed in some cases. Several of
the most prominent and virtuous citizens of
Fredericksburg have been arrested in their
beds General Pope appears to eDjoy midu'ght
arrests and hurried off from their families to
Northern prisons. Very well let tho ball pro
ceed, bnt perhaps this "coming man" may
chance to fall into cur hau3s, and then
Halleck has paid a visit to MoClellan at Har
rison's Bar, being now commander-in-chief and
naturally desirous of knowing how the land lies
between Berkeley and Richmond.
Frequent ilag of ttuco trains have gone into
City Point of late, with wounded Yankee pris
oners, sent down from this city. Tho officers in
charge of them report a largo flotilla below tho
Point rivor covered with schooners, biigs and
steamers. City papers complain, with a good
deal of reason, of the conduct of our officers iu
drinking juleps and otherwise holding friendly
relations with the Yankee colonels, majors and
captains, sent up to receive the prisoners. Very
undignified and unbecoming to cay the least of
it. A Philadelphia philanthropist, one Ralston,
(I think this is the name,) had arrived at City
Point with a lrga supply of luxuries for tLe
wounded of McClellan's army, furnished at his
own (Ration's) expense, and was anxious to
come on to Richmond to visit the prison hospi
tals here. Philanthropist was so full of the milk
of human kindness, tbat ho seemed quite indif
ferent whether the Yauke wounded cr our own
wounded received his dainties, and gave Dr.
Callen two boxes of lemons and several big
lumps of ice to bring home. All very fine this,
but philanthropist ought not, in the judgment
ef your correspondent, to be permitted to set his
foot within our lines. Time Donnas et dona
The Enquirer of this morning chronicles a
dashing enterprise in a small party of Confede
rates, (five irraumber,) in boarding and setting
fire to a large Yankee transport below City Point j
and bringing off tho captain a prisoner. Firing
into these vessels still goes on sporadically from
the banks of tho river, and no Yaukee pilot feels
himself safe in ascending the stream.
The last truce risoner train bronght ns the
New York and Philadelphia papers of Friday
and Saturday. Ex-President Van Buren died
at Kinderhook, on Friday, 25th, at 2 a. m.. and
the Times, of that morning, publishes a three-
column sketch of his political career, not only
written in advance of the mournful event, but.
by tho very necessity of the case, actually set
up in type beforehand. Gold bad fallen two per
cent, iu tho money maiket, but this was dno not
to any increased confidence in the government,
but to thw arrival of several millions from tho
West, producing a temporary glut 1a Wall street.
The enlistment business was little improved
The bounties held out for volunteers appeared to
have had but little more tffcet than tho immense
reward offered by Benjtmin Bowbells in the
ploy for a disinterested person who should con
sent to be buried alivo iu his place. Nothing
but the draft will get the desired three hundred
thousand, but the draft is easy and tho men will
come. There is no doubt about that. As to Eu
ropean intervention, the hope of it grow3 smaller
and smiller with tho European cotton supply,
where wo had supposed that the ratio would bo
an adverse one. Mr. Liudsay's notice to debate
the questiou in Parliament has beou again post
The two points of great Interest in tho Con
federacy just now aro Vicksburg and that part
sf Kentucky where Morgan is operating. Van
Dora may save the cause yet by compelling tbe
evacuation of New Orleans, while, if Morgan
meets with any local support, c great revolution
may be on the very eve of happening in his
State which will relieve the border and gulf
States alike, by miking it necessary to call
home every Yankee regiment.
Beautiful watbor and perfect confidence hero.
get to Richmond from this new line of approach
We may therefore expect a conflict upon
grand scale cro long, somewhere on tho confines
of Caroline and Hanover counties. If repulsed
there, as wo have every confidence tho Yankees
will be, nothing more can bo done by them until
thefresh three hundred thousand volunteers or
conscripts of tho North aro ready for tho field
No littlo dissatisfaction is expressed that in
the cartel for tho exchange of prisoners no pro
vision has been made for tho liberation of tho
non-combatant Confederato citizens who havo
been seized by tho officers of the United States
government and carried off to pine iu Yankeo
dungeons. By the terms of tho cartel, citizens
can only he exchmged for citizens, and in tho
very nature of the cose we cannot have any
thing like an equal number of such prisoners
with the Yankees. The only non-combatants
among the enemy likely to fall into cur hands
are the teamsters, sutlers, chaplains, camp fol
lowers, etc., etc , that wo may chance to tako
upon a battle field, with now and then some im
prudent and adventurous member of Congress
like Mr. Ely, and but one other class remains to
be considered as subjects for exchango with our
captured citizens, and this class is composed of
tho traitorous Virginians, Tonnesseeans and
Kentuckians who uphold Lincoln's despotic
authority. But heretofore it has not been our
custom upon entering disloyal districts of the
Confederate States, to-arrest peaceable and un
offending citizens in i heir-beds, and wo have no
considerable number of persons of the disloyal
class to givo up for our own brave and unfortu
nate brethren who have been imprisoned
by Andy Johnson, Gen. Lew. Wallace, Gen.
Butler, Gen. Pope, and tho other minions of the
despot at Washington. So that Messrs. Ssuloand
Mazurcan must bide their time; tho Nashville cler
gymen, who feared God and did not fear Andy
Johnson, must languish Iu indefinite confine
ment: and the six prominent gentlemen of
Fredericksburg, who were hurried eff at mid
night last week, cannot expect to see home or
family till the end of tho war ; while hundreds
of others in simili casu, who havo already sick
ened of the heartless cruelty of the North, must
yet longer boar it as best they may. The matter
is involved in some difficulty, it is true, for if
soldiers and officers could be demanded by tbe
Yankees in exchange for citizens, Lincoln would
orderat once the arrest of the whole population of
New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Norfolk, and
ports of rural Virginia, nox in passcssion of his
troops, to he kept for exchange, for the next ten
or twenty thousand soldiers taken prisoner by
Lee, Jackson, Price, Van Dorn, Morgan or
Stuart. Still it does seem a hardship that noth
ing can be dono for these unhappy innocent
victims of Northern hatred. As for the mem
hers of tho Maryland Legislature and the eminent
clt:zeus of Baltimore, who have so long borne
with bravo hearts and unflinching resolution tho
iniprhonufcnt in Fort Warren, wo can only say,
all honor to the faithful and true men who keep
their loyalty, and love, and zeal unchilled by
the coldness of the Northern dungeon what
ever fate may betide Maryland they shall not be
forgotten by the South.
On dit in well informed circles that President
Davis is about to issue a proclamation upon tho
future conduct of the war, of which tho throe
most important and interesting points' will be
theso 1. That Benjamin F. Butler, by his bru
tal tyranny over tho people of New Orleans,
and especially by his order concerning the ladios
of that city, has written himself down hortis Ah
mani generis, and is to be dealt with as a wild
boar "pursuing his vocation," or othnr beast
ferd natures, that is, if not sacrificed to privato
vecgence before ha falls into the hands of a Con-
RtcmtOND, July 30, 1SG2.
Tiiero is an unusual activity in military mat
ters just now. Yesterday a long train of artil
lery, numbering more than fifty pieces with
their caissons, passed up Main street, attracting
great attention, for cash battery had signalized
itself in the recent battles before the city, aud
several of them carried along with their own
guns, the beautiful Parrotle, Dahlgreus and
hswitz?rs captured from the enemy. It is not
necessary to say which direction this artillery bri-
gtde took in leaving town To-day wo have lud
tome cavalry regiments and a considerable in
fantry force on tho march for other scenes of ac
tion. The signs are that reaowed fighting will satisfactory proofs of his brutality that he will
occur before August is a week old. bj permitted to retain his offise. Meanwhile the.
It is generally believed that McCltdlan is I peoplo of Norfolk, cut off from all communica-.
federate t fSccr, to be executed immediately af
terwards 2. That John Popo, by his official
acts with regard to the people of Virginia tem
porarily uuder subjugation to him, has violated
all tbe usages of civilized warfare, aud h3 there
fore placed himself out of tho palo of belligerent
courtesies, and that should he, or any officer ser
ving under him, at any time ho taken prisoner
by the Cunfedurate army, he or they shall be
exempted from tho provisions of tho recent car
tel and kopt in close confinement till the close of
th- war 3. That, whereas, one Gen. Hunter
has reported to the Secretary of War of the
United Suttee that he is engaged in enlisting ne
gro slaves in tho military sorvica of his govern
ment, and the same has been approved by the
President and commended to tho immitation of
other Federal officers, therefore the said Hunter
aud all who follow him in thus instigating the
slaves to fight against their masters, are to be
considered as having forfoitod all claim upon
our consideration arising out of tho chances
war, and that all whito troops fighting in tho
suae regiments, brigades or divisions with ce
gro slaves thus enlisted, shall receive no quarter,
but he mot with resolution under the black flat.
Such, I am told, is the amount of the proclama
tion to be put forth ia a day or two by tho Presi
dent, and I think it will bo hailod with great
satisfaction by all parts of the Confederacy and
meet with the approval of mankind.
Weather very warm to-day. Dixie.
Richmond, July 31, 1SG2.
Tho prosecution of the war with vigor on tho
part of tho Yankees, as promised by Lincoln,
means the tightoning upon tho throat of cap
tured towns and cities, of the tyrant's grasp
Accordingly ail governors and provost marshals
who ltave shown the least evidence of humanity
in their treatment of Confederate citizens sab.
jsct to their rule, havo boon recalled, and others
appointed in their stead better fitted to carry out
the brutal purposes of tho government. Gen
Mansfield, who formerly held sway iuFrsdriofes-
burg aud griovously offjndod Lincoln by th9 le
niency he exhibited, is about to uudergo a mili
tary examination under cbargo of having been
a gentleman when he should have bson a ruffian;
aad Gen. Ville, whose conduct ia Norfolk "was
on the whole free' from severity, has been re
placed by ono Max Webber, a low German
whoso cruelty of disposition is a sufficient guar
antee tbat ho wnl reign over tho "rebels" of
"that obstinate city" with & rod of iron. The
provost marshal there, who is also a German, by
name Christenson, bos for a longtime given such
next-to impossible almost that tho fevor should
not bo brought from Norfolk to Harrison's bar,.
and thus spread throughout his encampment.
Speaking of the German governor and pro
vost marshal of Norfolk, just now, reminds me
that it can scarcely havo failed to strike any un
prejudiced observer with what baso ingratitude
the Germans as a class havo turnod agaiust trie
South, in this war waged upon us by the Yan
kees. It is but seven years ago that the Know
nothing party, whoso cordial principle was the
political proscription of foreigners, was crushed
by Henry A. Wiae, in Virginia, and now they
tura upon their former friends with a fury that
nothing can exceed, and nothing, but tho cour
age of our troops, can restrain. It seems, too,
that Lincoln is encouraging, by every means in
his power, tho enlistment of the German popu
lation of the United States, as if to make tke
parallel the more complete between him
self and George the III. The British monarch
employed the subjects of the- Landgrave of
nesse Cassel, to fight his battles in America,
by the thousands ; Lincoln employs the Hi s
siaus of the Northwest to fight the secessionists
by the hundred thousand, and the Tiirelings
come, as did .their predecessors of 1777, witheut
tho least knowledge of the merits of the contro
versy, and caring littlo beyond the plunder they
may secure in tha conflict; and their generals
are as ruffianly as the men are debased. One
Goneral Steinwehr has signalized himself by ar
resting five prominent citizens r.f tho county of
Page, to be hanged in case any of his maraud
ing soldiery should be killed by tho brave guer
rilla bands who are Eeekipg to drive tho invader
from their own soil! It happens, singularly
enough, that this very county of PJgo gave the
largest vote, in proportion to its number of vo
ters, against the Know-nothing party, of all the
counties in the State, and now it has its reward
in the ferocity of a German general who, for a
time, wields over it military sway. The citizens
arrested by Steinwehr have beea receatiy set at
liberty, but with the threat that should any of
his troops bo cut eff by the guerrillas, a like
number of unoffending citizsns will be taken by
him and executed. Such cases as this call
loudly for a resort to the lex talionis as a part of
our policy iu carrying on the war.
Tho approaching session of Congress is looked
forward to with great interest, as tho message of
tho President will doubtless indicate very clearly
whether tho war is to be made aggressive on our
part, and the people's Representatives, coming
directly from tho constituent body, will speek
out tho wish of the several States of the Con
federacy on this poiuf. Tbe Houses will meet
in the capitol on tho ISth of August. Workmen
are now engaged in fitting np the halls for their
If any ono desires to see tho freedom of the
press carried to tbe iuitbest extreme, ana trio
Confederate States vindicated from any design
to trample down tno bulwarks ot tree govern
ment, let him read the leader in the Richmond
Examiner of this morning, where President
Davis is attacked in terms as hitter, unsparing
and denunciatory, as the dictionary can furnish.
The expectation of a battle north of Richmond
within a few days grows hourly.
We have had a steady rain all day, and there
are no signs of its clearing up as I write. In
those sections of Eiste:n Virginia not laid waste
by the tramp of armies, the promise is excellent
of an abundant coin crop. Dixie.
mischievous as possible, this being in the int erest
of his. pocket.
The number of these Southern sympathisers
in the North is evidently on the increase.
Another series of such victories as those gained
by Jackson in tho Valley, another excursion of
Jaek,,Mprgan .into Kentucky, another such
change of his baso lino aa tbat effected by Me
Clellau fivo weeks ago, will inaugurate a con
siderable peace party in Yankeodom, of which
it is just as likely as not that the New York
Herald will ba the organ. Last year, such an
article as that recently published in the Newark
(N. J ) Journal would not havo been tolerated
by the mob, nor by the Cabinet. Tbe Exchange
of Baltimore, nor tho Daily Xtics of New York,
both suppressed by Seward, never spoke, eat
more boldly tho language of common sense and
real patriotism. Last year, such a speech as
that lately made in the treason case of the
Gordons in Boston, would have secured for the
maker of it lodgings in Fort Warren. Mr. Sen
not, who uttered this speech, was once in high
favor with tho abolitionists. He came to. Rich
mond as thoir paid attorney to advocate the
cause of John Brown before the Legislature of
Virginia, was respectfully heard at tbe bar of
the Senate, and returned to get hb fee. But he
had tha boldness, after reaching Boetoa, to pub
lish a card declaring that tbe utmost freedom of
speech was tolerated in Virginia, tbe defamers
of the State to the contrary notwithstanding,
and that ha had been treated with a courtesy
which he should not forget, and this lowered
Mr. Ssnnot very much in the opinion of the
" friends ef freedom." His speech in the Gordsn
case is significant of a growing discontent with
the war at the North. Let us bo true to our
selves, let us relax no efforts in our struggle for
iudependeuce, andwosiall ere long secure it,
without foreign intervention. DIXIE.
Edrr we are mucti gralilied to learn tbat a
notorious individual, a planter oa tha river, by
the name of Poatolock Powell, who has been
hob-nobbing with the Federals since their arrival
at Helena, has fallen into the hands of our mili
tary authorities, aud will be dealt with accord
ing to his deserts. i
The Indians Faithful. The statement is
made by the Northern press that, a letter from
John Ross, principal chief of the Cherokee na
tion, has been received by tbe Federal comman
der at Fort Leavenworth, declining an inter
view on the subject of the loyalty of' that na
tion, and stating that the treaty of alliance be
tween the Confederates will not be broken.
LATEST BY TEKEGBAPH.
AH doubt ef the destruction of the Arkansas
is at last removed. Gen. Breckinridge tele
graphed her ftte to Gen. Van Dorn, and tho
the dispatches are published in the Mississippian.
Tho first is dated at tke camp on Coliii's river,
The Atkanas lav witk her machinery in-
jared five miles above town on the opposite bank
ot tne nver, all day yesterday. Her comman
der eeut me word kst evening that he would
try to get np th? river, and ho asks that, if possi-
Die, you sena a boat to aid nun. t torn toe re
port to me she is permanently unserviceable.
The second and latent is as follows:
Amite River, August C About one o'clock
thin dav tl:VeWHl vunhnatn HttnnkMt thn Hnn-
heeiaainc to show iheaasolTOs, and remains ot I federate ram Atka&aas. I he messenger tells me
" 1 -1. r 1-. . 1 ii . t: - it
. nlni carttr 5n tha nttlft otsttAite tae I twuiiufc fcuuHi wvii nil wuiuumw Jiiuiciiu? a
aty are begiwjing to be looked for opposite tke
AL tha remains ofne old jail are advertised
Lr salo by the mayor.
Tbe Union Bank is pgain open and doing
great dal ef damage. Sho was then blown op
oy ute crew ana tne mexsenger tntniis alt es
caped. . John C. Breciunridge.
' fIt is reported at Vicksburg that tho Fodt-
rale have commenced moving their stores from
moving off his entire force from that charming
aud most eligible position at Berkoley, which
tho correspondents of the Northern press thought
so capital a point d'appui, and where tho Rev.
Dr. Francis Vinton declared he was nearer to
Richmond than he had b:en at any previous
time. The sans of July have done their work
with his troops. Aguo and fevor, billions and
typhoid and all varieties of febrile complaints,
except Yellow Jack, havo prevailed among them
to an alarming extent, and evon the government
at Washington, that soulless and meicilees body
of tyrants, has become frightened at the disap
pearance of McClellan's thousands. L'nceln
might woll say that he could not account for tho
estonishintr fallintr off in tho numbers under
the young Napoleon's command. Sj that Mc-
Clollau has determined upon another " change
in his base lino " At least such is believed to
be the fact in Richmond.
Already a large "number of trafisporta hava
gone down James river, and more are reported
daily as on their way. Their destination is
doubtless Fredericksburg, where they will rein
force Gen Pope. In a fow'days McClellan will
probably go to ta"ke the command of tho entire
tion with the rest of their State, shut out from
the sympathies of their brethern and kindred,
and subjic'ed to every refinement of insult aad
annoyanco that the ingenuity of their persecu
tors can contrive, maintain their loyalty to the
Confederals causo with the mist admirable resolution.
Wo hear, by way of Washington, D. C, that
tho yellow fever has broken out ia Norfolk, ' If
this, bo true, tho imagination shrinks .from con
sidering what must ere long bo tho fate of its
doomed inhabitants. In 1865 tho course of this
fearful epidemh; there was protracted through a
greator period of time and attended with scenes
of more appalling horrer than any previous
prevalence of tho disease on this continent. Tho
seeds of tho malady wero then so deeply sown'
in the soil that wo ean well imagine that any
predisposing causo would bring it forth cgain
in all its fatal virulence, and such a cause msy
have been afforded ia the presence of Barnsido's
soldiery, not remarkable for the cleanliness of
their habits, and particularly liable to Southern
climato diseases. Admitting the truth of this
Washington statement, wo can also readily un
derstand why McClellan should desire to re-
body ia person, aud make his third attempt to ' movo his army from tho Jamos river, sluco it is
Richmond, August 1, 16G2,
Last night our citizaus were awakened from
sleep by the noise of a very heavy cannonade.
Sach soundj have not been heard for just one
month in this city, and occurriug, as they did,
at midnight, when nothing of the kind wag ex
pected, proved somawhat startling. Boom,
boom; one, two, three, four; 'twas in vain to at
tempt to count them, so rapid aud continuous
were tho reports which were kept up without in
termission for an hour aad a ha'f. This morn
ing, as you may suppose, rumor ran wild
through tho streets as to the cause of the firing.
One said tha gunboats had made a night attack
upon Drawry's "Bluff, another that the enemy
hid engaged our forces at Malvern Hill, and yet
another that Jackson and Pope were in deadly
encouater iu the darkness some twenty miles
norfh of the city. It turns out to have bean an
exceedingly lively, and I hope deadly, bombard
ment of th'o Yankee camp at Berkeley and the
flotilla of transports and gunboats in the river, by
the Rev. Gan. Wm. N- Pandleton; after a very
orthodox fashion indeed.' The Rev. general,
having ascertained with something of aeouracy
the location of tho camp aud the fleet, moved
down yesterday from Petersburg to Coggin's
Point, about tea or twelve miles below City
Point, on Jamas river, immediately opposite the
Berkeley wharf, and just below Harrison's bar.
with 45 pieces of artillery, which he brought into
position for service at long and short range upon
the Yaukees, and opened upon them in their fan
cied security "between two days."
Tho enemy, though doubtless astonished some
what at this unlooked-for manifestation
" rebel" audacity, made haste to reply, and in a
short time their mortar vessels began to throw
shells with tremendous wrath in the direction of
our battories. The fire was furious while
lasted, and the scene is said to have presented
lurid mag.ificenca of ilsown, a3'tha sheat3 of
flimo momentarily lit up tho flowing rivor and
tho fin? steamers on its bosom, or spurted from
tho dark wood on t'-e shore, where, in an in
stant, all was blacknes3 again. Thirty rouads
of ammunition were discharged by each piece of
Gen. Peadleton'd command, to which the Yan
kees responded for a portion of tlu time, blaze
for blaze. The loss on our side, as reported,
was one man killed and twelve wounded total
13 and this was occasioned eatirely by the
bursting of one of our own pieces. The damage
done" to the enemy is altocether unknown. A
great crushing was heard in tho river, from time
to time, but whether this was occasioned by our
artillery or by the collisioa of vessels ia their
hasto to get out of tho way, could not bo ascer
tained. Yesterday, as far as tho eye could reach,
tho river wa3 filled with transports, steamers,
rnnboats. turrs. etc.. etc. This moraine: not a
D u w
vessel of any sort was to be seen.
" Tliey counted them at eht ai day
Bat when the son roie, where wero they t"
That some of them sufferred considerably, there
can be littlo doubt, nor is it less cortain that
McClellan's army will be subjected to great in
convenience by this sudden disappearance of
their supplios, for they rely wholly oa their
transports for their daily provisions. Tiiero is
of course, a strsng desire to hoar officially from
Gen. Pendleton, concerning his adventure,
which has so greatly annoyed the enemy.
An amusing illustration of tho manaer in
which tho Yankeo government is swindled by
its contractors nas been aff jrded in the bombard
ment of Vicksburg. Tho officers of the ram
Arkansas have sent to the Secretary of tho Navy
handfuls of glass marbles, such as the boys call
" alleya " or allf y-taws," which were thrown
out from tho lanicee shells upon tho deck of
that vessel, and which can be picked up, doubt
less, anywhere in thestreotsof tho city. The
contractor hod bargained to supply shalls loaded
with iron grape shot or leaden btilletg, but fiud-
ing glass the cheaper material by half, ho patri
otically charged his projec.iles with the vitreous.
spheres, which aro nothing like so deadly in,i
their effects, by reasoa of waating the momen.
turn acquired by tho heavier artiole. Perhaps
the contractor was a Southern sympathizer on
the sly, and purposely made hit shells as littlo
Negro Regiments Offered for the
War. A Washington dispatch says : "Dele
gations of radicals are here from various parts
of the Naith importuning the administra
tion to accept regiments ef negroes from
those States. They threaten to retard enlist
ments until their propositions are accepted.
One of them declares that his Congressional
district will not furnish a man until this shall
be done, but promises a negro regiment in two
'.Tribute of cpect.
On the receipt of the sad intelligence of the
death of Col. W. S. Statiiam, a meeting of tbe
citizens of Grenada was organized on the 7th
int. by. calling Col. D. II. Russell to the chair,
and' appointing Dr. J. J. Gage secretary. After
the object of the meeting was stated, the chair
appointed Dr. G W. Trimble, Rev. E. M. Richr
aidson', and J. C. Gray, E q., a committee to
prepsro resolutions, who reported the following,
which were unanimously adopted :
Whereas. God, in his wisdom, has called
from this to another world, eur friend and neigh
bor, Col. W. S Statiiam, of the 15th regiment,
Mississippi volunteers, by tbe hand of disease:
Resolved, That we, the citizeos of Grenada,
have lust in him a true frend. aeuereus and
Resolved, That while we feel that our own
loss is great, his loss to our country is greater.
llesolpeil, T. at to his fatnil and relatives the
citiz 'lis of Grenada extend their most heartfelt
Resetted, That a copy of these resolutions be
forwarded to his family and published in the
On motion, the meeting adjourned.
D. R. RU3SELL,..Cbah-man.
J. J. Gagk, Secretary.
To tbe Associated Finn North.
Washington, Augnst 2. The President to
day pardoned some ninety soldiers confined in
th penitentiary, under sentence of oourt-mar-
tiat, tor various cnarges, in compliance wild a
recent act of Cengress. A few were UBcondi-
tionally released, being: uefit for military duty
on account ot Hl-ueaun, but toe others aro re
quired to join their regiments or some other ia
Measures are bein? token to organize a brie
ade for the defense of Washington from ai&ong
tne empioyoas ot the departments, it is cam
that two thousand clerks here can be enrolled
for that purpose.
Many persons are now here endeavoring to
save their military fi foods from the effect of the
annulment of their furloughs.
Hob. Tho3. F. Biwie has not been uncondi
tionally discharged, but was released on parole.
A notorious female rebel spy and mail-carrier
was captured near Warrenton . and sent to this
city yesterday, in charge of a Federal officer.
She is now confined in the old capitol prison.
The woman i3 said to be a tistor ot Mrs. Cbas.
J. Faulkner, and for a long time past has been
engaged in carrying rebel mails to Richmond
from Points within our lines.
New York, August 2 The World's Wash
ington dispatch says : "Ex-Governor Dannisoa,
Gen. Bates, Representative Gurley, and Ser
geant Anderson, all of Oaio, at tho roquest of
Gov: Tod, bad n long interview with the Secre
tary of War, the Provident aad Gen. Halleck
regarding military interests in southern Ohio,
together with tliose in Kentucky, whiek ended
most satisfactorily, and it i- probable that aH
the committee cumo after will be accomplished.
To-night they had aa importaut interview, with
Gen. Halleck during which be alluded to the ne
gro question, aud said that he wa3 now and al
ways bad been in favor of using negroes within
the military lines, aud of confidcatiue all slaves
and other property of rebels in arms. Ia addV
tion, he said that Gen. McClellan had been ia-
st rue ted to U3e all negroes coming within bis
lines, aua compensate tneso wno were free, but
to employ them without reference to their status, j
Ibe order as to employing negroes will nrobablv
be sooa issued by Gen. McClellan."
A SncccBxIuI Itcconnelssnncc.
Richmond, August 7. General Swart left
Hanover Court House on Mowtey, wiHi LeeSs
cavalry, and proceeded witfcia eight miles of
Frederiekskwg. He learned tke two brigwiwr;
of tho enemy kad goe in tWdictie of Han
over Junction. He went in pursuit, and over
took their rear euard at Mattaponax, where a
sharp skkmish took ptece, in wbkk he eaplwed
Tke enemy bekig resfeMedr and kaviag a
trnnc nosition on rUinr irround. Gen. Stuart
o c "
fell back, and tke enemy did at pnwtte.
Tn tbe raeanlioM a detaeknMt. sent out for
tbat purpose, eaptwed a trata of twelve wagons
and fifty soldiers, on the PrsderiekstMtrg read.
General Stuart returned to Hanover Cewt
House last night.
Richmond, August 7. via Mobile. Oue
hundred and ten prisoners freei Pepe s army
who were taken by Smart's eavaky, sear Got
docsviiW, arrived to-night by special train. No
officers among them. No particulars ef capture
Arrirnl ol Ki-lcanccl Confederate.
- Mobile, August 6 A special to tbe Adver
tiger and Register, dated Rteixnead, 7th, says:
"About three tkoasaad Confederate prisoners
have arrived here. The officers from Port War
ren say they were treated kindly, bat tbe men
who were confined at Fort Delaware, were com
pelled to work on tbe fortirkatiojw.
Among those returned are the crews of tke
privateers Petrel and Savannah, and tke gun
boats Jiff. Davis, Beauregard, Dixie and Sum
tor, 82 in cIL
Four hundred piieanera, raoatly northern
born, were released upon taking tbe oath, is vio
lation of tke cartel.
foremen! in Virginia.
The enemy is active on both sides of James
river, and k dkpoecd to advance from Fred
There was considerable sktrasuiriag yester
day, in which the Confederates were socees&ful.
Tbe rejterneS prisoners will join their com
mands. '1' .
Raauics the UleckadC.
Mobile, August 8 A schooner from Havana
run the blockade yesterday morning, tke cargo
is powder, feed, eaps, salt, eoffee, cavalry sa
bers and seep.
-O SO No,
1 We job Maker. GooA eab wires p
V. WBXKK fc CO.
"J-ltte Work- '
Oa tbe 3 tk m tim-, at the iHnc ( kin father.
Dr. J. D. Sal?, of Xsrth Mosat Meaant, 3Cnpfi
James Dbdley Sals. m4 rfixtoen elertn
BOBtiu aad trB j days.
Wb'n ke 8tt call hr mImI-ib wfBilf , am
thaa a year ago aad Dwiky saw asaay tf Mil temnd
enthtiB?, be b oa ht his arenui to 11 h"n go wltk
them ; bnt o-vib; Mi h'a feeble mc.iJtntioa aad tbe tea
ducet sf hit age it a parent would zot yte'd to his re
qae.t. MeD while the war" pew a;ore tt rribl oa as
omct of It. inagoitule acd i:s .Tr ty, aad n4sl
Mit the wour aott Uu tVeithoWef or SUU, threat-
ejtcg to tietolate our ecaa'ry, aad le digrd even
tie uuciUy ot trooao, h s prael tptrit ekafed, as-d he
e.a'd no lender be diatofd at aoJM. He euikted aa a
pivate ia Cast. Wat oa' con pany, vrMck J-hied CM.
Saanet Beatcn'i regiment, and moo ib.-y were o3 for
Ooriata. Oily two days bad la-i ti.er ;k?ir anirtJ
bjfere Ibey were enj;tfd ia tbe battle of ParatnglGB.
Throaga tblw be pawed at&iraix); bnt be w looh
prostrated by l-elcaomf, and be waa ccaeHed U eta:n
home to be HHtcrol to h a tk. Ikfrebe wm perbe'l,
well be rejoteed Hi esapaay, tbea t 7naeto; but
again iah.4 pitrtotc tffrta :o stts k'l c.natry. be
wai pro.tia'e : by d.wa e. Once more be wiskroagbt
bom. to be cared I Bat a'as I h.'a kli'tneM wm aa o
d-Ath F.r depite a.1 tbe eST.rt. i f b! itvoui pa
rest, loria; il.:er, aqa fon t fii -ada, be wat eat dens
m tbe mora cf kia 1 U.
He wai tool, a sable N- y I 1 be oniy tea of k'l aa.
real, leared wltb tbe te deet e-r, and iaa'.ractcd In
t'M prinorfi'eg of ieiy f.e bm ufuaey, k bad be eon
a I'XMte of pride to tdoat asd attMi (riea j. Ha pea
i ut a briiliaBi arwt ad etroee; faoatllx, yet ki
at Hal qaeUtsei aad aaii.biity tieeUei mi tes
M Id and gentle i. a giil, bat qol:k aad eaerge Is as a
on, be wen the a 'mfait'on and lore cf ak aroaad
kin NotelotkfieKag- or dfeho est Uoj-iri e teamed
erer to rater kb ntind ; bnt h- wm p .re acd onrlbt
afrie d in Ttbim hU tomxai'o-a m g at eotfide, aad a
youth wheel th at el m'gai dei-ctt to aon?r.
lie hag (lerttbed ia bin a tempt te seive his bslavi
eocn'ry, and to seenre an in'openieace whieh be felt
h could net etjey url-aj te belptdto gala It. Bat tbe
bet of a 1 U that h g.v4 the mo t satbf.etory erideaee
that lil -i toil wa4 a, peace with Clod, aad thai bd-greaty
dexired to meet in Heaves the made wah id preoeded
blm, wahteg Btabtljo, tceiil y, of a botered onei
wao dwd is Morth AUbana iaet ear. Iaeoselatioa
I weald Say tj kb paraat,, i as-r, aad f ienis :
" Wh. not far bicatkat diet.
for hi e;rari ng aai U frH,
And i he world from wUea h fl-.eth,
li lull or mi.-eiy.
KOKTH HOU.VT PLBAeAJtT.
Ob the 17th of Jnly, at bis residence in XesapUr,
after a palnfhl filoesi of some weeks, JOM.x Cole-
XAN, a lawyer welt Vnown in tbat eoauaaafty
At Greenwood, MatsbaU oonuty, on the 99th July,
Kdwaki) IIoix. son of William and Mary L. Hall, and
grand ton ot Judge Clay tea, aged (en years asd right
Cotiistthiti. . C,
. (Formerly of Xentucky,
prepared to fill enters to any extant in
EtigratiHg a n d I'riittin
Bils of Bscchange, Etc.
Ul'O.T,' STJ2J2Z. OR STOAT..
and other Paper t- .
large aopplies of Basb Xote
SPECIAL 0UDRR N. 23.
HBAEOUARrSIH WITHKftg 1 K3HT AR ,
FEsiftKT Near Vickmck. Acg. 4. 1&2 )
"VTOT1CE (4 hrebr given to all ases-hen of tin -l ,
JL --.. absent witbent proper antboit y so 1 e s
arrUy B their lea. of at aee, so tn wb-r& 9
bees snt etf'iek and tare fi d to present eertir 4
of dfrab.lt y. signed t y anay snrgaxna, who have hi.
iegol-triy a;-p itated, eoBinuxioa d. or who bare - a
the oath of ulHe-, or certificates and afld.vi: ifm r
fpeeraVe pnerMBff pyaietsaa ; aB ftdVr ect.re s
oragoMs. atiesdsnt or anrsee lo koapi ais, tbat if t . ?
do not r pirt a oeea 10 tiee Headquarters, tbey w .
te brorgh back ii irons aid dealt with as ft ere-i.
Comma ,ie sfeeaid ipa o from their mkUt tb'9
Uek. a s .fne eney ef urdterlr pride. r shonid ba-e r r
g-xiea tlerf- ca:h to serve teeu- eonalry h.ae '-. a 1
fa tbf illy. On tbe let- ra cf til rack, persons it La -657
Tohstitarily or :herwte, tbey will be dealt i-itb n sc
exd-tnee with arssf rg 1 a Jow. ThU notice Is tntecd- J
for th- iaJbrawt'oo of aye now pre eat u jo r. ' )
bm, bereaf er prnenre ltave of abeeiia, as well aa ai
vie 10 p.esent osfcacer'. Ha person beleasdag to L j
regisaent wiU be aUed to p-ocore sobi-totale eicej :
la tbe most p rtijaUr and "rgont ea.es, as those 1 c
eas able to do r.a y as aired kuitma- eagbt to bsva
paufet sea enong U no daty as volunteers, end 'b s.
n kh-wt this reejaadie are not wanted in ibis regm e .
Theae bow oa the reil wilt be reta nod at every a
fioe an-tl pr-petl, sVscbargsd by peeper aslant ut
By order of JAMES P. ?AXft,
Ltenl.-CoL Commaid Bg wi br An 1 ,-y
jA-a. j. Calloway,
ai7-Ow Acta Adjntis'
T "STILL serve tn a 81 BSTITCTZ to the
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For totter iaformat oa apply to
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FROX'ke feprr T in'e cf Walea. Jn'y 31 ; ,
TMKKH SKJRO BrtY woof whoa, D.i K.i
AiexaceVr, fee'en osr to Amy Clsr, af H!e a x. i
J e belcagng 10 Capt. Jo-eon Lee of Menu li, A
Lb-ral reward nBl be paid ft fbtm if lodged m 1.
"hxe I eea get tbeau JAS ROWLAND.
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WAST, IwwKIMATKLY. WaU-TASl-hj
LIS ATHSK I
MfO lbs. Light 1mm Uthr,
M aotlbs Tm and Btsck Hare Lea'ae.
5 JO Tanned Dr afciaa Per whet aaeH w. 1 ,i
paid. r. WBRa,B k. CO .
' Biz 0 Work.'
n n 'n t .
KY one wfaKn to act as a SUB3T1TCTF '
naa &hjeet to the Cotnrl-t ilet, wi loeeiv- -foliewitg
-omeeaiatt m : A likely iiegro Bej a. 1 1 .t
Hssfrrt Doltars. A'd'en R
a at Abb' '---
iTaiddlcion Festtalc Academy
THIS rext Mmion if 'his In-tLatioa wiU ootrir.i 3
oa tbe lint atuMDAY it jsttPTXatttka, .
a term of ten CM-ths.
Mr. aad Mrs. W V. STRadcxxa wjR eon tip 3
take eherge of tbe MUSICAL knd falHTl d-pir .
meat. ISABELLA RIVEN
1 5 leod Prpeipi
.Cotton Seed (Hi.
-J in BBL5. for ttt. Iuqn're at the Depot u le
lvu XM-ttpBI aeel TocBexte aa.- -
To tke Miftterj o(hi lb h Miss. nes t.
ALL memver of tbe 15 b M Siiisipps Herri:
fartoests bare etire4 are areVred 11. tj
port th-mwl-e 'mutda-elv to ih; ir rea'awn A
ais n-res fafltns; ivprt, or -uniting la a seafeiii: : ex-
ea-e, w4fl be satu.bed, as djasisaiB, aad Bea;ei s
ra tw I.'en-Oooaat Cow a IS b ' Its;
3. K. IXXJOLASS.
SALTf FOE SALE.
TnOSB waking lo parents "ALT, can git K by
a apoueauan W Mew, -rxfuec Jc to.N: niteiil
Mi or to P. W. SPRING, at W!a a Tbe pnee es
tab i.hed by tbe I'rorost Jfa'shal it 40 per asek.
J. C. McAJLTSTBB,
Special Dispatch to the Chicago Times.
aifUiPiiLS, Augu3t lTia Cairo, August 3
"We bave uo further intelligence from tbe rebel
movements. Very little doubt exists tbat thev
are making a move in force, of wbicb tbe guer
rilla raids on Humboldt and Brownsville wore
only tbe precursors.
Memphis is entirely cut off from tbat locality;
tho railroad b?it) demolished and the tBfejrrAnli
lino down, and we havo no means of communi
Tho gunboat Mound City has gone down to
Helena. General Curtis remains at that nises
The sale of inSoilcatins-Kouors U inn
allowed in the city.
ine rebels say that 70,000 ounces of quinine
have been smurtrltd into the finnCwW.. ot-
Memphis has been in our possession.' Two ca-
uw. iui were ospsurea a night or two since.
The ocean steimer Star of tha Went, wbtnh w u
captured on tbe Texas coast by Van Dorn, at
the commencement of tha war. is tin th Y
in process of oonversiou into a gunboat on the
model of the Arkansas and Merrimac Tke
oceau tug Webb f.jrmerly U5ed as a towbiat
beWewOrlii.s,ii also up thero. and
bo mada uvailahln fnr tha -o.., . n.t.
are toth powerful bo&'a.
v a tiavo no n iwa from tho fleet
Thirteen militarv Drisonaw ;n ik,.
e 1 wf w Jitttuu its w
vwmuy ofthe citv. were bmimht
Among tbem was John Holland, a weH-kcown
erttsan of Memphis.
A sryaod demonstration is tn if.hn nlnr-a (his
ewniag at Court Svktb, which now bids fatrta"
be a lareo and euthniiaatu n-eiiimtmrt of h
Union Eentiment of the city-and.vieinlty. j
The citV ia VBrv niltet. Thara U no Tintr-n. I
No baata have arrived from Vicksburg. i
ah was quiet at neicua jajt evening.
S?or 10 n pair, at
TSor Si per yard, at
For per y.irtl, at
-5 aHfl 5.
J.& P. COATS'
Genuine 209 ytts. Spti 'rkrcasl,
for'GOo. per spool- or 9? perdoz.,
100 tlozon, 33Catldrnss HandKcr
chiefs fr par dozun, at
For Sl aail 10. per pair, at
" J. C. IflcALLESTEK'S,
B E1D4BAKTU1 yili &T.TB TnOOP? ;
MAJoit si5aiut.'s mc .
Jai e&usi. Miss , ia y SB. UnU
Grrmeral Ordef CCo. 7.
ALU ma n.b-e to tn ip oa (stent ssaa? U i
eeneMuw- a ttvo servtee) wta ntay be firard n c
tBe M sate 3V".r hereb1- IBs ta-fedfr-at eiaie s r.
viae aad ordered t wt In po. te kstTmiLi; 2
aat of the Caasp ef latfree on f their i rttt.
The s-ee al Briaadl' r-S!sv.erebi of tbe it:te ir?
fhsrsje with Boex-ca'iM of fns orfar.
by aammend of staior ea r; T o. TrrriR
J. ). COSWAY, Ut A.
T1 ltrl A A A f.
HEllMOitKTtltS SISS. ST ATX TBOOF-
JirKMJ.v, i- , July 11, l8Ri
MleciH.l Order jNTo. 1.
BY th- aa'bonty f tbe Ooverair sad Cease j; "
to caief tbe Miante Mea o-gama, aat to e r
goniaed, aader Osders bo .04 of tbe Coauaeocer l.
ca'et, aiyd of IV Major ftene-al 3 ad 3, to the se-. -ai
ce:n iee of tho nut Vigad Diviooa of sts-i-sip
a e hereby ordered into ae.tr mtsbso. and ate o-i.rra
loreaKZToas as sooa as tractit sole ia caatavtwo ucs
s"ethwt of tbe town of Paa li.
BngUier Oenerel X Y ite r, and hi bis nbs-srn
cesanadsro StaU troe to iba Canutes af tt sa
MrigasVi 14 vision, are ehsred with th oaeantioa vt
By commaad of X:j Oea. T ft Terras,
J. J. COKWAY. U. a- A
ar4 l-eil A, A. it f.
THK rrerost Mibrs ethe win bo raoa for i-
ia Panpsrtsvwttkto the hoani ft I J A H. arit ' -
M acd 3 aad if, it Tkose wisanas: pssr rts asnst a--
plr wtthtn these boars. J. K. TOWM.
aaS-iw Passaoil Ag-n'.
A PAHM FOR SALE!
IOPFBK for m'e for
OoaJsdatato fa asy
TbrVfl ntSes M' rf 6-raad, eo'atetog sftton biu-dr-
d aeres of laid s.x haakiiad aad fltryaf wateb ij jh
enhtrati -m .
There on 'be piaco n tew DWalXISB. w'.ib
the Beaessa-y rn hjntes ia g-ed ardor.
U-l! o nes it yon waat a smbm bagjaia.
xn a r. wmrAyr vy
V. WERN'ER J H. SFEED,
W. II. GR1DEER W. B. DONOII
MANCf OTt)KB aad Tres Ar'Slery ar Cavil y
KWO.OU, Bayeao'-s Bowie Knives, CaTatry rs
ad Bi-i. i arsoa Carrisrs. Pmitkiia. Iisiscort.: rr
WagcsM, Icbatry and ArtUcrr Leatbw ataaipxe'.'.
TrsBportationart.ow, K-aaseeAs. UaVer-ack-. An
hedaacas, Ltt'ecs Cavp Cot b4 Stools Tarsarl-s
Cartrdges for the MaynaidXfie, eoden Can e-r-Araiy
Sells, and Baek.es, Sesl X-aata g. sto. e . ,
V. waJtare k. . w ,
aujat C n'B Jdiw.
HiffllPPl A 5 D TlfflfKXEE
JRAJOLjRO AJD .
0;; asd after JfOlIDAY, Johr Ssth, Urasaa will rra
ts JbUows : v
JasAor trata leave Qrcaada, daUy, (Baodays ex-
aeatesU 7J A. M. Aarhre a Oroada, KW T. M.
' Kieldlt Tab learesSreordarB X'aaa-.Wed'eedsy-
aadnJjay a. 8 Ar.i'es at Oraaaaa ca laes
dsy, Taandey sal SaisrJay at 11 a M
fteMMeta Jul 24 h " fi:9it
YTTB are aatbtoed to taaonnc thsa thtlsasl tr. V.
VV BRAXTLEY will be a eandttnto Jser tbo'edsco of
D strict Attaraey to the Tenth atisffstnl Btbtisst, at
tbei "B- Bt"g eleeMwi- "
QStad aftec Aagns. 1st. iJ, tbe Bales af ftdgbt oa
jllfesissip?l avtl TeiMtsset lalirtfti
WIU be liaised per Gwt.
Tbe foBtpaay vr.U ae- be respoasibln far lias er dan
aga U aar fora, bat vfiiiis every exer loa tn da'iver
Ire gt in good crier.
OoBda'ors ki direeted to eh arc p- t ri ;eoT
flve eoots ntore -.aca Le Ur.ff r't3 it l .... . , where
Kiiets tre iU.
The eha-ge for half tickets w"l la e -. - y ' - - i e bf
evenraaage. for examp e fail ftre rr idat
Kecatobto kt S.t i" -. hah rare w I, tie 9 ." . ti . .at ad
itff Nat eaaege of ii- if ja:d oa
Afoatl tr ' i r cd to np-u h :r rt i sal's
of ltcfcls ftiil twsntr minate-4 t :-:. - 1 ar-
frvalaf any tr. i-.
By order of Col. I'. M. Wuir" -
G enad. Meivi pi, Jniy M, lev.'.
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