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beaiing i .i4d, that lengthy corm- b
mnnuications re seldom appreciated
liy newspa readers.
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tlwri agent in Natchitoches..
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: ge Place, New Orleans, is our
orized Agent for that city.
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calr, authorized agent for Vicksburg f
Mr. J. R. LgwroN, is our agent
at Bellevue,.ossitgr. Parish.
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not, is our authorized agent in Jdffer- t
son, Texas. ]
MONWIAY, NVEMBER II, 1861.
-Okl ,Itzr I~
Editor Banner, Bellevue.-Yours
camine to hand too late, as the person
had already taken his.departure.
ST. TI. K.---We are rather backward
,1 that giIt.
11. S. We do not care about tak
iig, as an apprentice, a persous 22
vyear of.'age-his services would.be
1'.ore valuable to his country.
Y: 't distinctly understiood.
tmat thlis. the first inunber of o1ur
i . InXi-Weelkly, .is._oitito ) be look u1pon
v.i a fair spsci:men if what-we intendk t
Miar-iking it in apper'ancTe aed thirn-
t 1e< we call nttention to the fact, tll,'
;"xt number, However. which will ap- I
S'ar on TIhur-.day morning, may be
bioked upon as _(ery near the thinr
Tiim shurt time we have nae d to imaktk
to alterations for ise.iur aL . .S tli
W'eekly would iiot amolmit ot. much
dau1ge. and the major portion of
. tlin.in rmltter that appears .in this
I tiue, is he samie as :pimire.ed lu in our
i v: o last IDailies.
S iut!1(nd traisferring the nain-,
t e our payilg subscribIIrS., hItth
l. thi'] Daily and ,1Weekly. from the
rKI' list to that of the Semi-Weekly.
v. so doing we hope .. satisfy all,-
:icit it is advantage tu subscribers to
'I.e W-:kyv, is not. to bin questionied.
Suld scibje' to the Daily. imy not
v ew it, ini the snine light. tim true·, yet
ii.··· m' rest ad ~ired, tlai4t julstice
o ill dosie them.
The trainmstri'ng of the two' lists of
st:isieriber s fr6m th# Daly a nd Wi'ek-.
b. to thift of the ni-m W eekhl, will
si.Xk4 quite a respectable circulation
.'or our new' p or rdinig extra in
acenwlt'j to ad@Fileers, wich we
*tarust they. will take advaqth'mie of, no
;nattLr iti hav smail a w~ay, -o that
iu .inginvtieon is shown to give us a
**lifW' tistead of a "kick.". .
' m jire nit exceeding 80.000
en~a snd airound¶Washington.
TO- (UR PA'TRNlS. rev
We have determined, for the pre
unt, to discontinue the publication Ac
f our Daily and Weekly paper, and til
a lieu thereof; to issue a Semi- Til
Veekly. Our reasons for adopting 40
his course are many:: two of the el
iain ones are,
Firat-We need a little relaxation p
rom business, so as to regain our Cc
tealth. To do this, we must either li
uspend entirely or partially, as we d
mnd it impossible to have our busi
tess properly attended to, unless we
tave our shoulder at the -wheel.. pt
Second-The times do not justify in
he publication of a daily in our city.
We were advised long since, to In
nake the present change,.but. would c(
lot, 1clinging to the hope that the .
Alockade would be raised ere this, j1
)ut we have been disa~pointed.-- in
We could makig noney by. closing to
)ur ustablislune'ft altogether,. until P'
the blockade was raised-for then re
we would be free of the expense of l
workmen. paper, etc.-this we prefer fe
iot doing however, as a few friends al
desire seeing us. 'keep up", which we tl
shall strive to do. Come to.the as- tl
sistance of the Semi-Weekly, kind le
friends, and aid at least in making it tl
Besides giving the latest news up
to the day of publication, we intend I
to make Seni-Weekly a paper for the Ii
hlone circle, containing interesting
iant amusing articles. c
The size, though it may appear, k
small, cannot be increased as there is .
no paper to be purchased, and tlhis a
is the only kind we have. Still,
small as it lool it will be 1,undl to
contain much reaiding matter.
We desire from our old patrons a
continuance of their favors, thanking
ti for those extended to us in tie
Another l ictory.
13ATLE OF1 LA ?10SA. 1
One JEAndred ad E;/ Conler/ 4ts
w1ith1 \ir~'iC itt (!'' ::c* I i~t 11V1t'4',
l oiutrt F ur' in' . Ir )r oti 's .t ti
R'-ulrltt.- (a ( ' V4.44n! y. lf \ul"
i I 4t(I n it P ia.s' -
neryx-Fl ines r! .r.v Ten utyJ) Kill
red l-n/)/ ()"e ( 'im, r1rderate Kiled
and :il ex 11141 ( hre ov4"(l 1 ut Ili .lit
1n4441 Ixc1in) 1' r('I l4' . -rl- n) 4 - 'I 1!in t V.
Xwrit m the i 'tclli the v i of al nl -
lin nt l&twee : tidebwlanou of ' ' "abu
emini - Cmf) prion' of N ':p. '4 4 ii
( i tliitt-. ni titny"?' bi tt: ' surilse lil :11x
w('i t . I\0 '` 1Vo d' s coai uni. C t. l::
eitr4 do n tl*c-ir ( tics and : l[of tit. -t
T1 "1-.i -t d clauin t111iit the i me had w uti.ii
irdc e'upl, esiv ;f t1lr ta ilitb tie i.
I Arit , 1:"l t - tilhe village of Lait -11,i
st. irt tel t teir wetd ut'all.y, about1
!0 Gi iles aboeve titis p)ince. (taut.
Millk'" rconitlu-m of New 311exit~ul
Vmoluteers N (e b tatio d Jl1:t this vil
lhort eitancg, whim teral ad'4rane t.
t:ichd i y fo- c pu hniei surprised byof it
raptgul. ('ro. r od's csuhrp tru:gl they
regulars· were~ forrce~d to rectreatt \i'it h
al;, down to in killed, ar nd resed tor
pulrsuoul sev-c~ia-l mniles in th~e directio~n
-tiit declaring t that they had uldis
cetiv\e reinto~recmtts f'ro~n F~oiL (>-aigi,
4'ap't. Coo1iwood0' ~vittdrewl h;is i'neu
in thec d~irection of Old F·ort Thonrl
teand xbout essly nmils bov t. liht ost,h
fIndin a stroll, natuwl'l pswitionlt
tight against the of- outhige f f' I)S ain,
lie e ,tc - --Cl. and d isnhe t C Thed + alter.
press for reinforcoments.
harst night and hearl this morning
takevey l companies of rocps started
utie scpne of action. includinr thei
remainder of Capt. Coopwood's, )wwpt.
Walkers and E Company 'of he t
Mounted Rifles; Oapt. Frazier's i
Arizonia Guards; Capt. Walker's
Company; Oapt. Teel's Light Ar- e
tillery; with a battery of five guns.
The whole united force will be about .
400 men. They expect to be in pos- t
session of, fort. Craig. within 4t8
In the engagement near La MIosa, 1
Dr.. Wright of Capt. Coopwood's ,
Coln]any,. an old Teas pioneer, and
late resident of El Paso, was killed.
Three of the command were woun
Gen. Price.--Thlie Memphis A- t
peal of Wednesday has the follow
CGecn. .Tanes Hanrding; Quarter
master-General of the army of Mis
souri, has arrived in the city, direct
from Genu. Price's hleadquarters,
which he left on the 8thil. (Gen.
Harding eonfirms the reported fall
ing hack of Gen.. Price's command
to Neosho,. intelligence which we
published iR our issue of the 26th,
and expresses the opinion that the
retrograde movement of Price is on
ly one of strategy for the purpose of
forcing Fremont to extend his lines,
Iandl thereby weakening his strength.
'Price's army is reported to 1e in
the very best condition and engage
the Woolly Horse. The number is
less than has been supposed, all the
oriiinnicalmp-f(4llohwersl dl jaylhawk
ers having been slonughed otfh and the
aciuy consisting entirely of approved,
good fighting Imlen, of whom scarce
ly one hunpred atr, on tlie sick
(;en. 11. says the proximity of
McCulloch's conmnand, which is re
ceiving accessiolls daily frtiom Ar
kansas, Texas and Louisiana, will
enable htim to co-operate with Price,
and thie eorlnhilwd arlmies of the two
generals will nut number any force
l'rem4ont can. bri og against them.
Rtieludiihn, o ct :31--The W\'hig
this morning, publishes t- e corres
puiidenct between Brig.-(. en. W. 11.
T. Walker. and tIhe ,eermet:0r' it' \\War.
olii tilt resigliation of the ft ruhm'.
tn. Walker, in Tiving sore of
his reasons for resignmini.s. .\avs that
he hasli been overslaughed b, the ap
" 1 jtintnllnlt of toung e, 4,411 ceives wh'tm ih,
racuketI in the old sr vict: tlhat tihl
'-w i' L Vtr nlfllt,fl(Ot 4o2t1 lit wit ihi pittif 21
rhisown countrvman over him. ir usgh
-trtlln New 'ork lc(l..ni. Lto·vell. who
W1.s :a li tice-h.lder in\l N\w,-\.' 1k
11 lwh- te Ib tttle',f Ml' :ussa - w a:
tillrlIt, alit 4ead1. e hint :t \l:1j"tr ( ,'n
lt el ovlclc ', r1' 11 c 'L: thr aP Cn::md.1:tI to ('111 'the
clilmatxl . \\;si 1 r's brigael Iwas t:,k,-n
t- 4it411 i ilo :o111n 'iv l4 ti 'l t' oft t his
I1 Jlirt 41ia. I I -. who was mvd-11 :'t iir
S r . n :i le 4 chltid-S his ,"lt
n1 )(u, \, 4'tI2 11i '". 5111111ul=P that ,II
1 E X. (l ! 1ti \'. \ve. 1:n. 1.,114 -ell' 14 4't1 :
I - l(lir 4. 1e 1 0i 4 otte scorned t~ 'linfln
.th, .h , s:-n:lilitis . t old and tritIe sil
,- 1iers. T'ihe sacred cantst th4 wIchli I
It (r1W 4m 11y s241ord1. I will ight ("r, in :a,
t.-native Stcate: bu It Iowill not ndl e" -
rled to Aulibmit 4an\ lolgtr to insult:
nt g d i i d'ig itieS f ri44 thie .xt.ect live
' 1The i?'tt, , Iv ,it War replies that
i is due I't hi:- seif-resp.et to remark
14on the 144141'optl t.t ,+f tfBrig. (-en
W.I \\.lker' .sini the War 1)epartmun2l
or e4 o 4 eViw.! disrespeetful :1111 in
-ultini ct. omncnt.s upon the action o1
thie Pr,-ident 44' the Sou hlewn (.611
lederacv He sayv that the Presi
(lenU sole oflbnee consists in 114)
- elect mt4 Thrig. U-en Wa:lkir to be
t M tit r enieral, and that. there is ur
-.uetl(4n ot jpromottiont involved ii
14 appiointillg gcl1.ral officeris.. 'Thw last
Ii exlptessly vests tihe appointing powi
44 in th tii Psesidt'it, and it is- no dispar
ni .1iCl4'e1t to ally 0&Cl ce l11whttever hii
selvic's, that lie prefe~rs another a
gt (Gen. WValker .l resignation was ac
i;In replying. to the SecrotarX o
4, WXar-s remarks about self resp'ect, li
14, says that War Departmnent .is th
l, I Per channel thf'oughi Ivhichi to con
X- vey his resignation4 and that the prer
ent actinig Socrotary of W~ar, in cone
ig juenco of his siort sojourn i g
~D epartmecnt,Iigigorant of it. tc
T'he P~Wtomaah Jiiaurely Clrecd-u
Tke Fir# ;nt~d~rai e S Stanmer on T
its a .O ixi owmatlon fromlI
the Potomac of i411 that has transpir
ed since ouer last issus can be corn
prised ik a vry brief space. On for
Wednestlay morning our men found at
the river entirely free- of vessels, sail 11 u
and steam,. war or merchantmen, as
far , could bo seen from above and by
below. This: interesting condition of .in
affairs still continues. Lndtied nl t a wi
gun has been fired on the Potomiac fi.
for thce last three days. The fleet is the
evidently off on some expedition for
mischief, making preparation for an oct
attack, or,. as some suppose, it is a -
trap to induce our men to seek after
captured with a purpose of firing up
on them front their flying artillery,
which is now ascertained is scatter
ed about ait various points on the th
Maryland shore. ra
The state of things nmentionvdl 1
cannot last long, and in whatever
way the YanVkees tnrn up they will B:
find out that we have not been "nap- be
ping." (ht Wednesday, :about 10 re
o'clock, the George Page now known
as the Richmond, Capt. C. C Siinins .
succeeded in passilng unmolested firom:
.Atj.uia Creek. up the Pi'otonmac to.a
safei position, and in the evening a
row-boat, with six men aboard, as;s
Sed up.- Frede.lricksburg R ecordsj.
s We intend sending the next 11111u1
bl1er of the Semi-Weekly News, to 7
every perso in S hreveport, whom
we think might subscrilie,. and if it
Ssuits them we will be pleased to re
k ceive their patronage.
t' Glorious Achievements.
Gen. . M. J.Tefl. Thompson arrived
ini the city yestertlay front (Greenvillc
M MO1. where his force now is.
'e e quote his own language wheit
we st;ate that since the 20th inst. ihe
hast-tught five hat tles, and his only t
eighty men less than when he star
ted. how many of the enemyv lie
g lm--.-killed.. we calilot say-but it is
S- autijosed that ten tiime" as manay
i. wil Inot cover their loss.
r, 1'1e nlannouvers ilk the camnpaign
jte gn' tlhr:ough with will rank
-f amllonf)' the most irillitnt ac:ieiveniits
it ,i the war. It showis that elexten
i- hImtlred unin. after they had hi1en
w ccuned, abach the i ra p o'f" t"\
!t" et: l houtsand1 etetait's :andt madl~e `t, ,
L,: their' retreoat. at sit-e saue timel" nail-,
*it 1 1_ :li1 1 .- lt :l i 111%1:!\" -: - !na iil' tf wt
o u -id '. Ii t ei-t tiie ien. Ti, hitLV. . I'
'1' , :-n .lc ill 11 i.;.
it- Weid, ar' uilt& l it olttt tlhe ion - -
S' counts ri - teti. eT. h , b i-bil ht
Sliv e r- iu le. n tipesý connected
a-with ojie (ithi (ian ltA'it.i
ti- Onlust-' (i'tida·~. ;:nngbha h
pleasre o a vsit r-40 the Rev. A.
L lin , t.r r iut '"w. n .Ttate. M r. .ht-i 1
inttt ntds :;tiºg toff iv (l, hat ti' in11 u
4n- country' .s alleence. lite w i- liV ii
I safe tet 111-,1.
o(setm. .)r"e- Thoa.itinw.-t' i i-
It: This t:ilnou 1: guerrilla cluei tain, 1F31n
n lus i t:} styled the il if
it o ·c r l f) 1i ` l:tl Ilnr;h-i ,,-l
tot hiot warv. yig been a:d 1dhhiutitar
b y00 olf t ihet. Imly sontl str cue i
k I atttricn oii thain e sor+m* y i of
"1.1 the 1ntertailnent at tho' t atr'ii
sent it out tn do. iii it-- Mli s-uiii
nt lalte! eveniu it 1id.u rstel audtwienceth
c- with ol od if the aract Misic seti
na ches. a cl:e stated ttat r in ti J.1iut
of loith, his gallant ilt I a ialift" it
he l' I.a-m-tiun will lie rigidly- u cltlcrt d
the the' c)iflntiC~s(C ,E~efier~sc~ti,
cn- r W0a0 mnthad mront
xothmt ofenydaers will ile sutit-r
sh ot, ihd re bel synmipthiser. gn ic
" inforlation, wll tbe treatedl asn hap
ic- TAlc pacific tvale.grap n 'omplet
dc. CoS Frncisco ontth e 244th .
of, Ki , setl for thtFemn
LT ie pro icsccby the friend~s of 'l'ttpt. Sill"
rii and adjoining parishesl~. All whlo nrti
tsmirous of flriting thelir firtuneps waitll: tiii
ºr their Conn:atandtkr, will report thexa'm'·e\' '·
t the Confederation in the VitV otfl thit't
ort, wlure their xtanois will ho reruived ond
atrtitniLrs of the Heicrvwe given.
Reeruit.ingaoiccrs w ill ,uou he o tnaldi'll d
y the uuder~sigiwC'lI atother T li,"ihlo poitlts
the taijpiningy t rigts, tint dy not itt' of
,hieh will bte given Airtiuh tie IirthrHºcpr.
IUniforms will Ly t.ni91ael tlw'-t: w~hto
.T~st repo'rt thculsc:llle :Fill of cuurir.- e. tý+r
lie first supplied.
ct~tf TM .1EL;
Brunch of the Citizcusgl Bank, .
S1 1F rwr 23t1 Sepi., V -G81. i.
"1118 BASK will, hereaftcr, lay
Iand r~ce~ive att its :atititt or. (It fbri'
he 'J're"asurv Notes ot' the Coottulti' -
ate Stattes, and the Nietes of the a1 Wrlt"
3anks ftf Now Orleanas.
O)wnersi of palcr' i1-posit VII ill rii
3.iik tor tohlectioll, ti h unets willing
)e gOvenned by this regnl~lti~tti, :I.tr
e(Lutatttd to wvithldraw thet: suatt. -'
L'v~t'iit "it tirktt am!~ ;'.4 :tr 1'.
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