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Att aar - F lo t Law,
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4 33Vtsvroai. LA.
Will - practice in'tte'Curts
unr1tIo. Desoto, aud Bonier. dlw
Aitom rn~' at IoaW,
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Practices in Caddo, 'Bes.ier'. *
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Attorueya & Conreielorn lt saw.
L KIACrzCE iacopartuerah"p ,iail
the courtN heldhin the city oCf dhxtve
te port, agi4 ikCh parikaLw oft lie Soto
. sand JIQ4Ijjjgr.
(Atlce 4n. Mfark..t Mtreet near Milaun.
Sil Travis street, tusr U 8s$1. Chwmb
l~f:l\11 lBrd d in s retired ai agree
able part of t tEOtdN , UN SIS 13,
4 dare @.jntu to boarders. t~aeln34nt atr pprua-a
pent, will find it a c&nfortable home. Fern.
tiem ut e je l u anglt~ nteu cam obai$ p0...
antroants. iirpdy boarder/, will be seceosa
nkodated. i999 Mrs. A. 3. TAIoR.
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S'peers &Cm iusI sMlerrhaati
Cnr. Conmerce ad,; Crokg its..
" rOne 4oqr above A. M. INull & Co'..
S HIVEPOET, LA.
Keep constantly on hand a large as.
,isortncint of Staple and tiasy Gre.
e'qr e.. etc.
Advanc~.i nradeoan coojgnmepts to
eur friends in New (rlea~g. n48dlj
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(. r. Sirnipsom. G. al. C ose.
% s ie n Catleen,
SRecae i ig and Fpnroardiag Ageq4
S HR sVBPAT. LAs , '
Having leased the popular sod coma
' iious W a use of Metrs. Howard, TaAy
SCo., and viung had long espefeace in
Spsiuesr. we hope to receive a abate of the
>ublic patronage, and pledge ourselves to
ad all in our power to-gWe entire aatisffc
- op in all-busiesa entruCptd tp our care.
A4 we ask is a trial. no25
TJe rpgu lar meetings of
NE 1TJ L ODGE Ne. 2w are held
.aWedn4$day evenings. at 7 o'clock,
at their Iqde Boom ou Texas street.
1. SSuGMA~N, N. G.
F. W. SuiLRma, Sretrotry. n10
NiBBE VEOk'rt LODGE of F.
ksad A. V. No. 115, meet,
vey ri as7 P. If.
Jaom W. Jonse, W. U.
SAme.vt Chapter of B. A. M. No. JI
seta4h gi fi ad sad 4thMap of sac~
nonth. et 71P. h. J.G0.M
I K. C. W r heo der. ft.
i Areempr Ct U .. Sn· s. M . Noi .
meets on the 1st'sS Idsatirday of each
"mmeth, at 7j P. W. ThnftJ)D. CrAre,.
Henry Levy, Reeorder. T.;·.fS.·.l
g'Piace of mwtiegp $t 1 Masonic Ball
a Tex" street, ever ayov'0 Mcc. na24
TM =I~W.LY -NEWS
(" pturia d wg 2b iiday agd Fri
SSU4ia, ' 'teas $t ~t;
Aevee , nu ear te t r'a~woj~ee
Fer Ap. (Mr ftdieae,) SISH
Aft.E ts " "2
2YWis". , " 66 Wii
IW' oust. per Week, Deivered.
#- C'-' Cr, $.D.
Thpseers ev .%&; mer four the "war
dimes amd 1w" wb$e;.1pieesta Opapr
witbiiitb r cah off ovr fiqily.. -
SINE .LE 'COrV LQ VU1JTh.
For wshqigWa d f $ ai e lines or lee.
for ibh r.bil.emaj......... SL.oo
bow r s* addltioail iarenlom,- per
TLq e pnvieg. of yearlyt advertiiune isI
strirt lia ed t.-beir own ifamqdi~s and
rmgsfr.bmaidht s , and eb bns e fie of an
adveitisug brmt is not ea idered a. imon
ding ebat *( its, Witldiu4 memnbers.
AdQrertiemeniti.. pgrelhqd at irregular
intervals, *1 per square for each insertion.
AUl advauiagmeme. for lraoagere-tr iran
seant ue'i'ms to be' pad in s4dvane. e.
Advqtiseunent. net *arked on the cope
for a speciLed tide, will be inserted till
forbid, and paymaent xacted.
larripq sad deaths will, be publis'bed
as news; ebltnlrM, tiibuap of respect, and
ftera nwLtmtios as otber advertisements.
-,I4we ýie &e a de d t recetre~ .a.
roaibtrihu.p, pad ehAto ýremasecra,
*W4ry. ec., jfi tgw. , alsSG Well Warit
etn eat id le, q asy bjteh
New York, Marc4 21.- e(;n. Wool
has established * censorsaip over his
division of the army. .
Fart Cal-houn.is to be changed'to
Fort Wouta -
A large embier of. troops were
landpd at Fortreus Mouroetend Cape
Mil4ta, yesterday and to-day.
T"rbre is great activity a 'Old Point
Advices receivrd here from New
born amy 400 of the 4Lonfoderates
were killed and 1560 Fdderals. 'bwe.
F'ederals rqised the wlhite flag twice
duriitg the battle and when the firing
ceased, but the Confederstes f1l
back,,which, together with tho smoke,
prevented it from being seen.
Nortlpiq accounts ady the Con
ederatq had but 1300 in the field.
The fight was a hard. one and the
Yankees suffered a0rerely, 16sing
many of their best officers..
Five hundre40oederate prisoners
were taken, ifty pieces of cannon,
and a large quantity of armsu and
ammmnition. The Federal troopsar
in good quarter. at Newborn. - One
hundred of the old, inhabiteAts re
maiijed. . There'is yet no tidings of
the 1'deral frigate Vermont.
'Te altimeos papers say Cola.
3utcanam died last 8nudfy, but wa
are glad tp say the hero of Nwport
News is rapidly recoverlug.
Ricbxhond, Mar6'9:1--'ho house
has psased a reolation declaring that
all ofleece, whediaer 4lding State or
Confederate e~qmiwmiono, ineligible
to seats as bresatsen, .and that
they must eithdr r"sign theirsom
missia or Teats.. . ,
The Yankees are leadies wagons,
baggag'e wagdns, &dc., at ;Ndwbera.
A .deciai ,- batti; is looked for' at
Kingso ee i uffolk, in af 4g4y
The Yankee; are qaia to be going
to Wii~hester, and that Geno. Jack
son is jureaipg them.
• Twenty*ye Yankee seamers with
troops on pagid are - in Hampto
Rlods. One.hunared sailing vessels
ante spmers ire reported in" t$e
RHpad, suppoied toe reiaeree Burn
side orattack ]figrader.
from Ipland No. 0o, r pelved last
night, says thre was, heavy cannon
alying on $Suidy last. Two of tie
enremy's gunBoa(s were destroyed.
''One sunk below Hickman; and the
other in sight of the isnd. Tie
soldiers on ihe isladm are in goaod
apirits, a&la declhre they can lipla it
aainst te world, .
The enqpy's laod force at New
Madrid are estipatetidat" 4O,00Q.--
Sixty of them eama :down in small
boats,thrnough the swamp t& Gayosq
add Lapptdxidseven citii n for40mrly
of Jeff Thompson's army.
Yesterday the Confederate udhats.
at Cqrintlhe'piutred one qundred
artillery 'lgt es belonging tb the
Yankees: 'lThey *ere compelled to
leave, the guns behind, as tli enermy
were close at hand.'
Augusta, Maeh; 26,--COIhaston
japers of' this rornin; contaii a dis
patch' from Richmond 'which says
that' Governor Letchet reed4red im
disajteh that at half-past one o'elock
Sunday'afternoon, Stone-Wall Jack-?
sot engaged the enemy 18,000 strong,
at Barton's Mills, five anilei this side
of Wihbester. After a. evere bat
tie Jackson was competled to retreat,
with heavy- loss of men and pflicera.
Capt. Outrarni, . wa wounded anid
takei prisoqer; ,ieuts, Dalle and
Watson,- of the 5th Va., killed;
Capt. Buford, Major ,-ackson, and
-Liept. Williavas,are tniaiag,supposed
to be killed. Ou(r loss .iaabout two
(on. Jackson retreated. to Cedar
Creek;' having .his baggage in the
rear.. The enemy were advancing.
'The SavannAh Ae~hplican of this.
morning says the Y nukees are in full
possession of St .Iokta's river, s'la.
About 2500 Fe4erals were at
.TJc-sonville.. 'lheoy tore 'up the
railroad and wor using the iron for
the defence of the city.
- A special dispatch to the Repub
lican, from Baldwin, Florida, says a
small detaillment of Confederates
stole on the Yanlti 'picket gaurd ,at
,Jacksonville.killing four and captpr
ing three. Llpat. Strange and three
Confederates were wounded--some,
it is feared, mortally. .
Norfolk, fIarch e. 26The first dis
patch from Fortress Monroe, by the
new line' was received in the North
on the? 23d. Tt says the steaper
Chtoeellor Liviagston arrived frosm
Iattteras 'iast night, and bringsip
telligence that. mmediately af i.the
occupation. of Newhern an e pedi
tion Started for Beaqfort, N. O; The
Ilace was fouat to be evacusate by
the t-belis. fort Macon was blon
up by the Confedeiates, and the re
bel s4eamer NIshville burned on the
day, aurnsid ~.ecupied liqwbern.'
It his been.ascertainod that there
are.1,o0o troop tsmbo poad'fiam
Geldsboro.', to xeinfe.sre the rebels at
Another dispatch of the S4tl says
the distraction of Fort Meon o and
the . 7sa - .is 1 eIn ned., ' -
bi toud, ' reti --k 6-r. Yane
ariivedand took hie oeat in t) ie St
l'he Paruideat has, recived a lett.
from Gen. Stone'Wall. .iackso , pay-.
.in he..na thed enemy 8,oo000
"sb-,p at inhester,..-..he.
asted fronm four 'oeeocki he ee-s
lug till ni tWhen t h
on both .1ide;., . J un,.
back 'to a better. oeition at
Creek, leaving Ashley on the field
where he :stayed . mul m
.uini the night ti ;.P-_ y
Ied biv Jsacop'sta .to=
w rdn inuch.eter. Our loe. is -on
Seiable in oilersi ad ipt. Tai
enemy'q lie is enormous, .
Evans.ort *arrived to-day. One is
from Sickle's bigade, and a 44eseter
_T he tbhre'oath6rs are. fron. Massw
cbusett. - Alt It lquiet on the Pot
Three Yankee drtummfer boys have
been breght up i~t3 ~5rtewa. A
large Feden force is js'd to be land
ing at Old Point Comfoirt.
.aGov. Letcher hi. reconred. the fol
lowing d hteh:
"tanton, rh 6.- . Jek.
son',. army is betwee: Moun Jack
son and Wooýatock, is god eande
tion. pLieuta. Rlobertwn and Hallo
way awe wounded s4 pri~ers..
Lieut. Jenkins, inmtaed of Maiqr
Jack~ae is missing. .ne hundred
and fifty woanded mrrived.b.hee this
;porning. The Yatkees fired on our
fllg o'f truce, ane' afused to ps
us to bury our dead. The enremy's
loss is very heavy. They were re
pulsed and 'riven from the fild
" A dispitch to the Mobile Adver
tispr of 26tl1 inst. says a small naval
diqpatch aocurred is th t vicipity,
'between the Cenfederate gauboats
Oregon'al Pamlico and de: fatous
Feder1l gunboat New Loat.&. The
fight lastsd 3 hboears, and r te in
the defeat of the New Lontna, which
w .sannk by our boats.
Des. Are,' March 23--'tlhe tro.op'
a r gathering in large free at Jaclk
sonpprt and Pocahentas, Gen. Van
Dorn and J " .Thouapson are pre
paring for am early movement on
somae point on the .Mis 1pp" i river.
With this forczltis eouaideare4 the
Misuiaippii valley is stirfri them
D tructim of the Cason anti .lb
baeeo Cropsby tGý,eGr.weseg.-.Con
gross pasue4 on the. 6th.s saubgitute
for the original bill offered by Mr.!
Foote, of Tenneanee~, .o aatheri.e
thie destruction of cotton, tobaess,
ead other propety.in gailitary erw
gencies. The Richmond Vzxau Ier
has obtained .tie following cpy aE
the bill as tlnally passed: ,
A Bill to Piovide for the 1estrietton of
Conoe, TobaCo, sani.te ~ety,
when the smesanll be abshout to fa ino
the hands of the Enemy:
1e it enacted by te Congress 8f tebi
Coufederate State of.Amerida, Thsat
it shall 'be the duty of all iltRiary
•qmannders in the service of the:
Confederate States to destroy all cot
ton, tobacco or other property, that
may* be 'usttto the enemy, if the
same cannot be safely remveed, when
ever in their judgment, the said cot
to'n, tobacco, and other property is,
about .to fall Into the hands of 'the
.The following clstm was strucki
out of the original WdJ1 ~p mn otion:
"' The owners thereof shall ~eiiven
just'-eompeusatio threfot from thel
Confed4rate Government, under such
laws and reulations as may hereaf
ter be established'by Congress."
"It will be seen, sa,' the Examiner, I
that' the question of the compesa.:
" ,' t -°
r b. ,
.ntti. . Lv,,i. -, ee~i,, '
tille on thM plastatipr a, iginge
;Iideai pok~i fat 4ttris
th.m- ..yee b, i...
.,me...E ai, h.S.a a.e....s A.
alltm- e~r:relakeglies dissal
S-p y.Imeartb.Utmuim felt * ,I=
1 . , t;c,. I * - .
mOe.nE rass . a.ned,-
of the MPadto-s e Ol coueei met
.eitoo. B.deu Iia.d ·r ,..
glme , who mm . ndeam~ to,.r
inrt b indwht trr~i~~~ lily~ 3L, tow
y en et eint e fe eop meil In.z
18. to ew 1.rpbus s .ee sap a
Io ahm riniYmg Omfr belis ~ mes
-at , lJoha Miel " a e- ia er
iei wita.i th aS ou* t h mepm .
of the f rechr "t tga it"ir, su ,
Friday last. t r.i sllwaito hsin,
e~me~o~ivs tai she W as yf doh *
Priv teo s pe1, ing ratseits o
importna. to coe Uilcte. Pl
sonb occupying simile, positions are
being i codtitially mpeiv.d .by t.
Elmperor, who preft to ascertin. at
ast hand whthilay dei e to say to
him, rather thehae.idsimaered and
diluted dhsouhe his -inistqs,. It is
s.id thet Er. Slidell cogmmneed by
adeitly rfaerring to th.ingsentmter
ing couditimof thoaaunds if Fren.t
workheaw throwig out of employmont
by the casetion of commercial intep
coure reslting ioth the Aminerle
warllnd to the dlprmeid condition
of.tride of evey deiuptn,loow~ng
to thi saue cause. 'oe inured hik
west that the Sth pod eed
v ier t resourees to enable them to
hold out are yeare ataiut the Unia
oerdinPa t,and ther rwasi no prossi
bility .f their retaring into the
Union. oThe Eimperor is said to haw,
coutsined hSrelfi reply thoe heam
crely hopd the war tl4 soo..
brougjit to a close, as it was Iniictia6,
upon France an incelcuarbl. iuery
daily. and with this aaipsoteMr.
Slidell took his leave, witheut being
ashed to call again , * C
Southosuets here are still
ing tie oettlecpot of theTrent air,
which knocked from n.uder'them theit
dearly eherihsh4 hope pftinvoleing '
uC in a war with'Englnd; They
relouadmouthed sa pouitive about
that tiame i tegard to a speedy're
ceguit on~ but' they ainexeesdingl
smell now, and· Idri~k -their brnsdy
coktaitil in mysterious silence, and
wearg I Cllgr, and mome of theo
very eosts, ps the Uipprte.ier.
of the *sil enomunication cuts of
theirh pplihesan their credit is ver
.WVm A. lRoaques Reeecond Au.
ditor ofth. Steae of Virginia, died ar -
his home ia COaoliis county. on the