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Pubitsheoai'aesday and Friday.
Hughes' Brere'l-loqding Cannon.
The curiocity of our citizens Ihas been
excited the last few days by the sight
of a weapon displayed near the la y
or's office, which looks unuch like a
cross between a canion and a gun.
It is one of Hughes' cerebrated can
:non, of whichli we gave some nccount
a while ago, when they were being
cast at Streer's founders. It is it
inches long, weighs a hundred pollnd-, .
has a bore of an inch and a halt in
diameter. carries a pound Miinni& hall .
is breech loaded, mounted oiln wo
wheels, and can be man.aged by threee
ncmn. It is so arranged as to be calan
ble of being tired from a hill side,
with one wiheel a fooct lower thani the
othler. An expanding gLtta lpercha
sabot at the b4re1ch 1 ip, n"uts the
escape of gas and the w&nearig away.
It costs four hundred dolla;rs, a six
pound cannon two thousand Live hiunn
dired, both complete with eqhuilaige.
We are informed that on Saturdna: it
threw a ball from a bluff olppe-ite the
Gayoso to Pre ident's I-land, three'
miles. Gen. Jeff. Thonil-on has ten
of these guns, and on Saturda:v Gets.
Price ordered ten of Ithem. .J. C.
McAllister, Ayers Block, lies address
ei to us a counnunication on the sub
ject of this gun as follows: '" I wish
to do something to defelll our city.
I will be one of ten to buy ten of 1'.
W. HIIughes' breech-loading cnonll
sample to be seen at may I Luse-at
-4400 each. I will also be one cOf one1
hundred to furnish five overcoats to
soldiers free of charge. Let us come
out and do something for our country
at once."-Mumn)phis Appeal.
Olficia Report of the Fedleral Ofi
cer at Fort Henry.
Washington, Feb. 7.-Secretary
Welles has received the following
J7nitad Slates Flag Ship Cin:innali.
Off Fort Henry. ITennessee4 river,
February G, 1862.
'T'he gunboats under my command
-the Essex, commander Plorer: tie
Carondelet. commander Walker: the
the Cincinnati, comnlnamie·ir tte.i:h i b
the St. Louis, Lietlt I'a":ile1ng comn
uancling; the Conestoga. x. .eIuteiant
lPhelpscormsnanding; tlhe'l. l.r, Lieut t.
Givern conmmanding, anlti txlh Lex
ington, Lieut. Shock, commanding,
after a severe fight of an hour amd a
qutarter, have captured Fort IlHenry
and taken Gen. Lloyd T'ilghmian, his
staff and sixty men prisoners. The
surrender to the gunboats was uncon
ditional, as we kept an open fire upon
the enemy until their flag was struck.
In half an hour after the surrender
.1 handed the fort and prisonelrs over
to Gyun. Grant, commnlanding the army,
-An his. arrival at the fort in fre.-.
The Essex received a shot in her
Ih10ller, after fighting most exclusivel
lhr two-thirds of the actiou, and was
obliged to drop down tie river. I
hear that several of her men were
scalded to death, incluling the two
pilot. S;he, with the other glnuboats,
ffihcers and men fought with lthe great
t-.'t gallantry. Tbem Cincinnati re-
cuived thirty-one shots, mnmii had one
man killed and eight woutmised, tw4)
seriously. The fort, with tweimty
guns amid seventeen mortars, was de
tended by G-len. Tighmau with th(
most determined gallantry. 1 write
as soon as possible. I have sent
Lieut. Phillips, commanding, and
three gunboats up after the rebel gau
boats. . A. II. FOOTE,
Letter iroN Gtn.3bAi oke to lion. a
Hen. Balie Peytona aFe.Jep e II
Sint-1t was my pauin tity to. 1
dad, as cominandier of this camp, to i
receive the remains of your .gallant h
son, who fell, bravely leading his ti
coiipanty, at the battle of Mill Spring, t0
on .Triuary 19th, instant, e
1 lhad no personal acq'tuintance t
w\ift yNou, but I have often heard my
t::1ih r speak of you as one of hlis i:
ii'n.s; aud I, as the son of a friend.
have1" had all nossible attention rpaidI ;
to his rt-IIIains. ( hl the arrival of a
the a d v liere I1 had it emnbantled by
l'rof1.or Goksinmith, of Louisville, a
and UIr. 1ey-lut, myv medical director. p
1:, nflatalic coilin was furnished ~
liv ( i ii. 1). C. Buell, our department it
Tit.- hotly of your son was buried
with 'one hIi atred and fourteen otlhers; .
and u shli.ld he tunder Insting oh
lianijitt. to surgeon 1)tn'l U. Clifltb. r
Confederate Army (now prisoner of k
war.) thr having your sort, disinterred i;
and forwarded to this point. Dr.
C(lifft will aeomalpanviy the body iof
your soil and that ,t (;en. Zoliicofler
to the Confedterate iliCes, whenI he wilh
ret urn to thi. camp.
I loupe it specdy e !ose will he put
to this utna1p1:vy nebellion-this un- t
I nam, sir, w::h the sentiments ot j
vst'cý1m. V`ery t 3"l v yours, c
A. I). McCOOKE.
BIlrigadier-General IU. S. A., Com
mlanlditt 2.1 11. isi n.ll
The .S/ufion -W\e agree with the
l),lta 1 1i!- :. it- :toia:te of (jeni.
.S Joln- inI. ii S ;:.k if h (li, strat, v
our t,- tl r,'arn t' t. erves "(e.n. A 1
.J.1h 1-:1. ' a a.ea It -fountid strat r
gist; lbt p1r tu mi: !s his strategy
may h1 ve heed, c'loapehinsivo as it
may have heeni it <0e niot seal to
have embraced ii 'fenes.e and
Cumberland rivers within its scolpe:"
Just so. (ti-neral .Johinston. no
daubt, I art fitult Bowvtl lig Gree a sci iil
titi.-:di -. No dotbt lie evacuated
il iat Iv:a.- scinlii teaitllyv. Verrv like
lNi- : ipi- d 1...ar. eel', ciatice in
his r t11 ntt at. (.oui: *e *r: y
FI thi~ wa id (oni i a -It Oi'eoitiant*
-wio ii !he rules laid do wii at %'r=.:
'oitit. Bits, while he was fortifvito:
it tl' ot nIIIV to evacLiltte it wIien tih
emin:my uplae certatmil l i:o * ts,
d uiedos s5ei to u ldut l. lie tiighlit li
disp lay ed a littl a' :e:. : , : .
lei.-tr u n etee the e-iiai: n,":ý t. ."
nessee aMid uainehtl,ia! j .: r;
Which couli ha Ia t :
done by onii-:1tthi 'I t : ..:
Stitan wasted at lion lini ;r. en.
1 `"e7 care n', wintt -i. .1 ,b .
stratitV uiav th3ae aeedt. I I . he
r main artery t.o ti ioeat 'of, '
r' f-ferc oapen to thwe at nol
S ithet, altitaougih liItol t"3-3: t
ioimtipatraivett lity 1ihies Foir' 1 .try
t eatuld not witl-t:,d a -: -i the
7- river, and F4ort )oni l. an Ii-1 int, tho
s hands of the elne:y of :tira Irlorctia
e lieleft umipioteat ad amid wI at lhe did
I) att elipt to defeidlit he h(1 to alatml!ee.
His siinsofomiiss~in ate so "ri at and
- iaring that a series of briiliaimt vie
Wrtre~sw)uld ntot reiniistattt hitt in the
e contididnce of his eamintrvinen, at lieast
) un~tAI thie tunes arrive whait flajs are
y &ot cottsulted.
( ern. Jhmonstotn had ample warning
IIHe cannot 4plead ignorance. Tlwo
e itonthLs before the attack, the enemy
it openly proclaimed in their tnewapa
d pers that they were going to ascend
i- the TenneS~ee anD (umubcrland rv
ens. They did not attempt to con
ceal their intent ion. Thii " told when
and how. and in what vessels they
were going to asceund Ithose riveis,
atln they have carried their pronises
to the very letter.
Ihad tlhose rivers been adequately
defitunded the late disasters would niot
have occurred. Both streams could
have beuen made inpo aailile to gon-"
hoots, and nhad this been done. Aboli
tilonudom would have had no victories
to rejoice over. Whien the truth
Culnes oUt, ~e ventUrC the 11a *ssrtiol
thai:t tl!eir gunnlo:sts were Imainly in
-truoenetal in winlllili triubmphs for
I hem.-( rescent.
('otton (Gro-in in a i. ara.guu.
A Nicaragua corresponden:t writes to
a New York paper as follows:
The civil war in tihe Uoted States
and the blockade iof the `outlierni
ports have stimulatedi the cultivation
of cotton in tlhis country. lThe fields
in the vicinity of Masays., M anagut,
and Leon are teeming witii this planut.
Activity and indlustry have disiplac
ed idleness and slothfulness. Th'1'e
genius and far sighteducess of tihe
representative of the universal Yan
kee nltion residing Ihere lhave fern
i hedi the machinery for cleaning,
l"irsiing banling and exportinmg the
cotton. Its culture will un14oubted ly
Ilicconll' genller:al and pr1f.ita:ble. T'I'h
=nil, cliimate ant1i lblr are eillint'tly
adapted to it. Nic:lnriguea will cx
hurt the incoming year five hundred
thousand poundls of ginned c(ottlln,
equal in quality to Missis ippji mid
m',lrnt'r of T. xas and Edward Sts
II AV IN(i lt riUniieftlV Iacactad in
.r awn t, 1 and lnp'rair.'d to loan
1l:':tc Ill" th'oni tih e. raw uaatt'ri;i1, a111t1 0
TABLETS 4p TOMB $sTONES,
)f c\evry dt';criptieia. t iini tIh, lut work
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Liquors .and Tobacco,
d TEXAS $'iL' L:
1m+' .A "alal wzaaortraia'flt (It rh ha'JLIOVI
.,t :ltara'( :tr ida's coaiiit:ltlt Iv1 .al lanal.
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COLLECT] N( AGE NTI,
'Y Office corner Canal St. stud Exchange
a- Place. No. 6,
dNE w ORLEANS, LA.
Weekly City Correspondencein
n-ish lA~nguages, furnished on nioder
sD ate terms.
iBARGAINS_ FOR PRINTERS! ! !
Sir Low state of 1e4l Itiver iodrraiwc itk.
S u'liilshtrsi of1 Newtspapers :u"
S in -North Loutsiana. and
IT \sUi, wh·iio imay wirih to
t 11.,1 of their establishlments in
whol'e or part, 1h he g mn1ut1 partic- in
Mars~", nod locality, w ill flild it to their ,
advantage;tt to aldress toe as baelow.
N rsnis detlir'OUs of establishing
\tew spapter r Jbh Est tabliahmn ents in
the iii·tior, will he furnished withl
01".:221 ;a e (j v'riai.rt, by address
i A ,.,,. Lat if thee order Printitng
M;" & iaI or }taller, eadtis and cart!
l1111*-, oughnw il, will Ihe turni2shed (1,
-0rcat>f b nly or its <-"I'xivalenit
the best bargains, at fLounldry prices.
1 offer t he following esttrudishmnfltts $I
for cansh, or good negroes with unen- I5
cumb1 ier'ed titles. r
An old e stahlisihed Pook nnd Jobt :
I'rijttig Otfict', in a large city. Price
The nmaterial of a Job office, in a St
cit;. Price S000. NV
'ke he pest Ca
Prninting Materials and ,.
PRINTING OFFICES '
E, tER OFFERED
A N.'wspaper estallisnlment and 'l
,Job thue' conlcted. tl ricte 62:300. O0.
A N wlptper e.stahlishiutlit and
x,.1 .1b ( )filet connected. P'rice
A ?i..w-pt per and Tob lPrinting &e
tal i-hi'wteut. Price $4000. mt
An Adam's Book Power Press .
second Iiatd, in good. order, mt'wi uhm It
size. Pr ice $ 1000. I;.
A IBuggles Card and Bill Ilead
pr'et Will print any ormdi inarv size jot
at tie rate of ]I.0(1 to 20(00 inipr.'s- 1..
M-ons per hour. (New.) Trice $225. '5
A I'ugglis Card and Bill head It
press, tld ,ize, second hand. l'rict It
Fine Printers' blank :cards. Chinn. 1
Satini Enamelled. and India, from, 81
to 3 pi-r thIousatad. Funteral, Note. I.
and otlte'r paper.
-5' Nione but cash orders will re
Ceive any attt':Ition. I'aper 24x:)6 O
I have also for sale, the following F
second halinid nateri::lds
A font ot 500 l1,. Brevier. 1'
1· ** 20 " ** LI
260* O 1 "1
. " 510 ' Long Primer, C
( 1ituts 2 line Brevitr. P
1 " Long 1'rimer 4'ontidensetl. Ii
STogether witli the col'tunn, hiatd. ad
. e iing n1d dash rult'e. leadds., &e. (1
.11\.,-X. Mltdiian l'riltiter I'lrs. t1
)Itallr Mould. &c., all co Jnphiie. nudEh
loe t '1,.ing materials ised iI ±or it I
-Mort tinte in the 1piinhUiattiot of, ah
week,"lcly paper: Aboiut ',0 10: . (
11,turg,ob ad:t11 Mini..u, wihtoline i'
!. t..r c<.lumn:, head, aIdv:erti-inlg 221.(1
,a- h ritlis ,enae's. ehiases, etc. I
Tflie's.! materials will be sold low I
for e-hii. -i
Ail thereuie mtrasfra
'''(H*'- ~ \ill i.e ftrnti-ti wd for
A i "" ith Ii, udliit it,' a 1} p :111 '1' "? . : (1 .
I ivte the di-1*''nl ,t t t'e' h ctIe'.:ted-l
The Job T1.e ."0 :1" "ell as-ote
-.ih ( tlice, t":rtheor 1 ilth thei ena net.
1 1 J: oil lu rs. Rule
t ):hrv pati Uo. rtl, 1 I.:
lubl,-crit'Vi" I' li i alt, lot rgi, V ilt .1t h
as. i',haintr to tonti Iitn tit'n 'tncr -
tIf tihribers hordte tnhe ti ln"i
ou tite of trhtecnr r, a' t itpco it r1 i\ d
ays t tihin to Scf(im ilith :1 all s thart
s du 1 1. (
I-th f icheibes oprder thce e·disncontin
If suhscrihers rmiovt to otlitr pllh
, t ithout informing the pulitthther, tmd
,ethe y' sper is tsent. to the fmurnwr dirt'c
tion, they are hehi rettlptnsiblt'.
ui The courts have decided thtat refuis
u' ing to take a paper or periodical frto.A
r- the ofhice, is prime f'acte evidence of
WOOL MARKE T.
In the city of Shreveport bnuyers
are offering for first quality, 25 cetn
"P lb., seceond quality 20.
IThell quotations of this commodiiy
in the City of New Orleans, are 40
r 45 cents 1 1b tor American.
Caretfllv revised by the late : N.
Arrived on the Gth instant. :!97
'Texas bCeeves( , 00 WX ster1 cattle.
150 hogs, 00 sheep, and 130 city es.
Sales, 19 'T'exas beeves, .1 Ves
tern bheeves, 162 hogs, 144 calves.
and 8 milch cows.
Stock on sale, 414 Texas beeves, 17
Western beeves, 2570 hogs, 1 4)
calves, 00. sheep. and 31 milch cows.
The quotations are:
Texas, P1 head. 1st qty 25 Orai35 (1P
2d1 tty ........... 15 00r'25 01s
Vetal Cattle, +'head.. 11 00ii0 13 00
Sheep, P head, 1st qty 4 00' 5 O
lnferior......... . 2 00 z0 3 O1
lTogs,'P) 100 lbs gross. 10 (00'. 12 50
M1ileir Cows, P head- 45 00(I60 09
2d quality....... - Go00- (e
:41,reveport P'rice. ('nt~rout .
CorrclLed Erpressly fJor tice /)aily ctr
- t'oAt......--..- . . . . 1221
tots:Ft.. ..-- 00 ( 0011
ic. ..E-. ...... . 0 iL 63;
1 ;A( oN, .lhoulelrs. 14. e, 01!
laizus -r.. . 1 a 00
l 'at '20
.1AItto..-.-...-- '.'' 'IL 2$
1h02.......-- - 00
IRON(,.._...-·---- 5 '.'
I Lo( \ ('o..( T' i ', 0 10
Al l.(....---O -. 00 53
Ctu:t.F:........... .. 121'i 14
:~PI'. N l'Alt\.. .... .. 35; r -
L.EAI).......---...---.- 9 12.
Wti Y. 'P gall.. 75 a 1 Uo0
1..\-Z1 :ý"... ".. . - . ..5 rt 411
11., 1.:eeL ...... 1 50 4 -
1 .i:seedtl.. _. 1 7.5 'i -
li.o1lt. 4 barrel .. N 0(11 fe-(00 (01)
'1ex4:- P 100 lbs 0 00 'i. 5 50
I' l'ti ............ . S 00 'a00
Lt 11A.............* - 00'.
1 !\i:.\ \L.. .. . ".. 5 .-0 ra 6 :5t1
CI . ............ 6 01) 'L
`e, r 4 1:-. ,aP lnrl 3 50 ra 5 00
14nll t dia. . . 00 'a00
I'h!t~t~fk cOu 'a. 2.;c
Kentuiek v 00 it
CoaN, P lu"hl7.lel . . . 50 'ri 0 UN
),j's..... ...... 10 'a (0
Bi: \. 'I' "t. . . . . I 15 'L-
11Ay........ ...... . . 2 5 'a.
,'11 mii:. P Keg. . 5 00 'i O : 0 ()
NAIL..>.............. 00 'ia 9 ('N
S it 1r, P hag. :....., 2 71
A.t. P lack ... (3 00 Ui 9 00
1I " InvJeit1....... U ((0 'a 0 (.
1)w', ( rTas'l\i.. 0 00 'ii
ýI'1retýv 'prt IMlide rlrkt
c(',rrrt d Ilailul? Y. (:. Trant
LJus llid) _.........
1) " :I S` ;i s.......... 10 i I 1 .t
'I'urdnea 1IN ec''"o 1()t~~~·
lI 1' 410...... . .. 1()
Io "iTEI: '.....v..- ' ii 1 01)
..... ..................... O t 22
TA ...... .............. 10 . I1
Till: 11l.J T l l.u.
elavs at 4 p* in. I ).p 4rt hlO1uda :
Wednxesdavs ,5 4(atur(jv4 '- t I ca.a.
(late at 6 p. in. I )part' M4lndtV\7.
W(4Odwadv5 aiii tridOv a t 4 .
'I'lenlsdl s, Irb'lay -. : uI ll !1
I 0ta.) f)4par~t 'ITuosd.Th o-
(11 s anid Saturda'. .71 1 a. 1
(,otroe '1 :1 i-Paily-ArriIe '.' ailv
at 7 a. i. Depa~rts q .ih .l ,t p at.
SAlban' 31n:i l-SeiiuiA-W.klh-A
t ii'.rivet TuIiV'y tud "-.mdII I.:
p. in. I)1il""M MoiiiFt '-aldI
das nyant 6 a. III.
I Natclitech'es M.'il-We~ ekly-A ri v..z
- Trhuirrda sat 121n. IDelart7 1huim..
dar at 1 p.m.n
:-Oflie' hours-i roum 8 to 12 a. in.: fxrom
1 2 to6 p. m.
It Sundays, from 8 to 9 a.m.
11. IIUNS1CKiER. P. )f.