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ir.c ivttevofour correspoaJei.t, ''Pro
i$ 'in.' I'uDmv V' informs persons who
tuve wagon?, where they can obtain
bull l:i groat ubundanco at thirty-fivo
cents a bushel. And such as cud taku
bubliti depot in their route, will be able
to obtain luads on their way out, tho
transportation of which will pay for
theexponso of tho trip.
Wo trust that tho recapture of the
Kanawha salt works is permanent, and
that they lire henceforth to furnish vast
KANAWU.Y SALT AND SALT WOUKS.
Messrs. Editors :
Knowing that at this time your road
era are much interested in anything
concerning salt, I give you a few facta
about the Kanawha Salt Works.
Upwards of throo millions of bushols
of salt' have been made per annum at
these- works. During tho past year,
18G1, about two millions of bushels
were made. And at tho time General
Loring's command took possession of
the Salines tho furnaces were turning
out at the rate of 2,000,000 bushels of
salt per annum. Supposing this quan
tity to have been reduced one-third by
tho Yankees carrying off the negroes,
,&e., it will leavo the quantity now be
ing mado about four thousand bushels
per day. Indeed, this last named quan
tity may bo regarded as a low estimato
as the news from Kanawha is that the
Halt works aro but little injured ; and a
private letter states that one. furnace
alcne was making hist month eight
hundred bushels per day. Thus, you
see, Messrs. Editors, there is an abun.
dance of salt in Kanawha. ' Enough
made every day to load one hundred
From the Dublin depot, (on tho Vir
ginia and Tennessee Railroad,) via Giles
Court House, Raleigh Court House,
Fayette Court House, to Kanawha Salt
Works, it is one hundred and tifty
miles. Tho rends are in good order,
rind there is no danger from the enemy
in making the trip. The government
agent at Du'i in have army supplies to
i-end to Kanawha, and will pay hire
for wagons to take these supplies out,
which wagons can return to the owners
landed with salt, purchased in Kanawha
.it tlmty-fivo coins a bushel.
I'l-.o Bono I'lnuro.
Stragglers from the Army.
Correspondent from the Army give
most distressing accounts of tho num
ber of stragglers, who aro scattered
throughout the country, between Rich
mond and Maryland. A correspondent
of the Lynchburg Republican saj s:
I must state with sorrow that had it
not been for stragglers, who deserted
ranks, that the victory would have been
tho most complete of the war. Some
thing should be done by the authorities
ut Richmond to abate ibis evil, which
has assumed an epidemic form, and is
getting to be as contagious as small pox
and other pests. At least 20,000 men
disgraced themselves by fleeing from
the field in tho face of tho enemy, and
what is most shameful of all is, -that a
largo proportion of them wore bars on
.the collars of the coats and straps upon
their shoulders. What should bo done
with such poltroons? I am told that
General Leo intends having every man
who bears the cognomen of an officer
that deserted his post on that trying
occasion, brought before a drumhead
Court Martial, and if nothing more se
vere can bo done, have them cashiered
and place them in the front ranks with
a musket. I trust this report may to
true, and I think in future that every
man who leaves the field without or
dors should bo shot on tho snot, as it is
the only way to put an end to this
The roastingear division stragglers
now number at least ii(,0C0 and if wo
had them in the ranks where thcjr
should have been at the battle of Sharps
burg, the whole Yankee forces would
have been whipped out of their boots
;md completely routed.
A. letter from St. Helena announces
the capture, by a British war steamer,
of a slaver, and the rescue of six hun
dred negroes. It ia reported that sev
eral thousand slaves aro in the barra
coons on tho coast, ready for shipment
when opportunities offer. A steamer
is reported tq have escaped with 1500
slaves, shipped at Whydah.
The following tine poem was compo
sed within the w all 3 of Fort Warren,
by ,Mr. YaHis,a political prisoner, from
Baltimore. Mr. Wall is gave it to Col.
R. W. MeGavock, of Nashville, who
wa9 incarcerated with him. It was
published somo time ago in tho Chatta
nooga Rebel, hut will be new to most
of our subscribers.
BY 8. TEAKLE WALLI.S.
Awake and to horso! my brothers,
For the dawn id glimmering gray,
And hark! in the crackling brushwood,
There aro feet thut tread this way!
Who coineth? A friend! what tidings I
Oh God! I sickeu to tell;
Por tho earth seems eurth no longer,
And its sight are sights of hell.
There's rapine, and Are, and slaughter,
From the mountain down to the shore;
There's blood oi the trampled harvest,
And blood on the homestead floor !
From the far oft' conquered cities
Comes tho voice of a stilled wail.
And tho shrieks and moans of the houseless
King cut like a dirge on tho gale !
I've seen from the smoking village
Our mothers and daughters fly !
I've seen, where the little children
Sank down in the furrows, to die!
On tho banks of tho battle-stained river
I blood, as the moonlight bhone,
And it glared on the face of my brother,
As the sad waves swept him on !
Where my homo was glad, are ashes,
And horror and shame had been there;
For I found on tho fallen lintel
This tre.-s of my wife's torn hair!
They are turning the slave upon us.
And with more than the Head's vorsi art,
Have uncovered the fires of tho savage,
That slept in his untaught heart!
The tie of our hearts, that bound him,
Tln'y havo rent, with curses, away.
And maddened him, with th'.'ir madness,
"i'o hi almost a brutal as they.
With halter, and torch, and Hihle,
An.! hymns, to the s und of tho drum,
They preach the go. of murder,
And pr:y for lust's kingdom to come!
T.j sad He! to sd lie.' my brothers!
Look up to tin; ri-ing miii.
And n?k oft hi- (!od who shines there,
Wh 'tlu r il .Is like thc.-e shall be done
Wlii'lvvc v tii!' Vamhd e-i,u-lii,
Tiv-s home to Ijh heart with your steel,
And wh'Te'ii' at his besom ye cannot,
Like the s'Tpent go .,U'ik') at -his heel.
Through tliiekut and wood go hunt him,
Creep up to his en m p-fi.-y side!
And let ten of his corpses blacken
Where mo of our brothers hath died!
In his fainting, foot-soro marches,
In his tlighi from the stricken fray,
In the suave of the lonely ambush,
The debts that woove him, pay!
In God's hand alone is vengeance,
But he strikes with the handsel' men,
And his blight would wither our manhood,
If we Kinote not the smiter again !
13y .the graves where our fathers slumber,
Uy the shrines where our mothers prayed,
By our homes, and hopes, and freedom,"
Let every man swear on his blade
That he will not shoaim (r stay it
Til! frcm point to ln-tt it glow,
With the ihirdi of Almighty justico,
In the biocd of the felon foe!
They wnre; and the answering sunlight
Leapt reu from th 'ir lifted t. word.-,
And the hate in their hearts made echo
To th wrath in their burning words!
There's weeping in all 2.'ew England,
And by S.-lioyilwiH'., 1 ;-.:ik a kueii,
And the Widows th 're and the orphans,
How t!i,' oath was kept, can tell.
Fort Warren Dtaucrm, 1So2.
Tha Mobile Register has authentic
intelligence that the steamer California
had arrived at a 'southern port with a
cargo ol arms, powder, medicines, etc.
Tha Yellow fever has broken out at Indi
anola, Texas, and it was supposed tho troops
would have to be removed from that place.
Tho Eutaw "Whig reports on tho authority
of Lieut. Cross, that tho 4th and 11th Alabama
EegimejihJ havo been consolidated into one,
and the 0d and 0th into another.
ExveJition in Louisiana. About the ' Late from Missouri
30th ult. Governor Motro, of La., ac- The'uews from Missouri is eheoiin.,
-AS .H..L.J 1. IL. - n 8
couipanied by Generals Taylor and
Pratt, left tho Terro Bonne station, on
the Opelousas and New Orleans' Kail
road, with about a thousand men
parts of Bislands and Viek's logimcnts,
to break up an encampment of tho en
emy at lioutto Station, on tho samo
road, twenty-four miles irom Now Or
leans. Tho expedition was succcsslul,
and the result was sixty Yankees kill
ed, one hundred and forty prisoners,
and five pieces of artillery taken. Cas
ualties on our sido one man woundod
in the arm.
Cotton Famine North. Tho Woon
socket Patriot states that of tho nine
teen cotton mills ia that village only
three or four are now in operation, and
adds "Tho cotton mills aro all stopped
in Blue stone, StntcrsviUe, Manville
and Albion' Tho prospect looks dubi
ous for tho cotton districts during tho
coming winter." Yes, and dubious for
all succeeding winters until your gov
ernment becomes sensible. There will
be less cotton planted next spring, un
less your government acknowledges
our right to govern ourselves, and
stops the war. Oav people are fast
learning that there is money in other
products than cotton j that they need
mineral as well a3 vegetable manufac
tures ; and that there is more money in
iron, coal, wood and provisions, than
thero is in cotton.
In the ofhci.il report cf tho success
ful running into Mobile of the C. S.
steamer Oreto, Com. Preble, of the U.
S. sloop Oneida, says: "We continued
An officer attached to the army of Gen.
eral Holmes, and who is now in tho cityju
informs us tbat on the line of that
Stato and Arkansas, there aro twenty,
four thousand Confederates, all eager
for constant duty and a march toward
Reinforcements wero coming in at
tho rato of eight hundred a day, arid
tho utmost enthusiasm prevails among
the people. Everywhere the Confeif.
orates aro received with open doors and
prodigal hospitality, .
Provisions aro excessively cheap and
tho crops prolific.
In the whole State, onr force is es'ti. '
mated to be less than sixty thousand,
but unfortunately, this large army is
deficient in arms. Tho gontloman to
whom we allude, is en route for Rich,
mond to procure arms, and effect such
reforms as aro necossary to make the
entire army uid the incoming reinforce
ments efficient for a forward move,
ment. A good deal of compliant exists
as to tho inefficiency of the chief and.
subordinate command of the Trans
Mississippi Department, and soldiers
and people pray for the pt'osence of
Gen. Price, whose name is immortal in
the West Mobile Tribune
The Chicago Times thinks that the
programme of abolitionism is as yet in
complete. Accompanying the procla
mation for emancipation there should
havo been an order issued to arm all
tho negroes; and accompanying tho or
should be general direction to tho rati
groes to commenco the work of massa
cre and pillage. If Greely's prayer
procured tho proclamation, should not
Greely's programme bo practically tes
ted! Hero it is. "Steal their horses,
cattle, corn, and slaves; grind tho ser
pent s lite out ot every one of them, so
that when our armies march deeper
...i ,1 J.. i t; .i
firing at him assisted br the Winona
and one of tho mortar tchoo:iers, but untl deeper down into Dixie, there may
hn nvulo ht-1,;-,.;,... i ! bo none left to raise their heads and
le standby his supoiw epeed, ! "U"V wlT , . MMl ft
1 ' '! hiss and sting behind them." Let
paralleled audacity, managed to i hslvw tho entif0 pr0firamnie.
The Chicago Times of tho 2lth savs:
"A detachment of about two hundred
and twenty -five exchanged prisoners
arrived at Cairo from Vioksburgycster
Poor Poj;e. The Chicago (111.) Times
JSono but cowards strike a foe inca
pable of resistance. When Major Gen.
John l'opo was in the hey-day of his
I I . I I 1 . !.". . .
dav. They say that they were well nc "jlu 1101 mo"S We toadies
..." .il., . , 1., , rmd sycophants in the country, one
treated by the roools, but have been . bas0 and flllttorinJg')llan
shamefully used since they were deliv- j theabolition newspaper hero But now
ered to our authorities, being forced to : it seeks to rob him of the reputation
oat with negroes, to sleep on deck ! hc once enjoyed, and denies him tho
It ia stated that nearly twelve- thousand cit
izens of New Orleans havo taken tho oath of
"I am sure I cannot live long," said a very
dirty-looking patient to his physician. 'Is
that any reason why you should carry dirt
enough to bury you?"
without covering, etc., etc.
Tho Houston, Texas, "Telegraph,"
of Sept. 3d, says : "The question is
whether Sam Houston is alive, is agita
ting the press of both the United States
and tho Confederate slates. We an
ewer it. He is alive and comparatively
well, residing at his place on Cedar
Poinf, a few miles from this .city.
If you wish any printing done,
Bring your order to this establish
ment tho D.iily Bulletin O:lieo. Eve
ry species of Job Printing is executed j
here at tho cheapest rates, tir.d in tho
b:.v.t style of tho art.
Military Blanks of all kinds, Shia
Plasters, &c, printed with dispatch.
On Wednesday last sevcial Yankee
Gun boats went up the Savannah I'iver
within a few miles of Fort Jackson,
shelling the marsh vigorously on both
sides They were probably trying to
ascertain if tho "rebels" had any mask
ed batteries in that neighborhood. :
The Yankeo General Whito has boon
placed under arrest to await an inves
tigation of the circumstances attending
the surrender of Harper's Feny.
Tho Littlo Rock, (Ark.,) Democrat
estimates tho corn crop of that Stato
tho present year at 40,000,000 bushels,
and says Arkansas will have at least
ten million bushels to sell.
A Northern paper says that tho Con
federate steamer Nashville lies moored
in the Ogcechoe river, bohind a power
ful battpry, awaiting an opportunity to
oscape. ' ' ' 1 '' '
merit uf capturing Is'.and No. Ten, at
tributing tho capluro to the navy.
Not only this, but it proposes to with
draw from him all white soldier?, and
givo him nothing but negroes to com
mand, gravely urging that theyaro
good enough to fight Indians. Is not
here tho old fable of dead lion kicked
by a jackass proven to bo not only
fable, but fact. There is reason to
hopo that Gen. Popo may redeem him
self now. He must have Borne good
qualities or he would not be the sub
ject of insult from such a concern
No Use for Qtu'nme. The shot t com
munication which we published somo
v.c jU's ago, (says tho Jackson Missis
si:p';an,) written by our friend II. G. D.
Brown, of Copiah, has gone the rounds
of tho Southern press. In the Tensas
Gazette, of the 12th insth., -wo are
gratified to find tho following addition
al p:oof of tho efficacy of cotton seod:
'Several weeks ago we copied from
the 'Mississippian' a recommendation
to use cotton seed tea in place of qui
nine to cure chills and fever. Wo deem
it but just to state, that sinco then, it
has been frequently tried hereabout,
and as far as wo' havo been able to as
certain, it has not failed in a singlo in
stance." . .,
" A Word to tho Wearr. " by
"Ruth Chester," (somewhat uninterest
ing because non-suited to these days of
war and blood) deserves a piece in print
but wo cannot violate a rule observed,
for many years, and which all editors
observe, to publish no communication
without tho author's real name. We
did not know, in publishing tho first
article that "Ruth Chester" was a now
de plume. We solicit contributions,
Being authorized 'to raise and'muster into
tho service of tho Uonfoderate States, 10 com
panies of Infantry to form a Regiment, of an;
and all ages, Companies formed or forming,
who desire to enter this service, by reporting to
me at this place, will be immediately mustered,
in. TAZ, W. NUWMAJSf.