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-For all
Clres lnsured in a Day II
The terIhls eldyknow as FEVER AND AGUE bue
Smttenhbunds of thousands of persmn throughout the world
yyear. and he never till now been met by succetful medl.
a. tnreattthat he at predueed vere
Medlelnal Diseases,
whlek fect the Ieng, the plen, the lvers, the heart, or other
atofI the hb n orgauloetlon.
The lNPEOTINE t the natural autarsonet of all fevers, and
when Ieme I conatet with the akin, Is eborbed by the Inte
elor o.etet ead which restet etlily nmlaea and all tendencees
toesrdA those mtladles which prostrate the mid and body with
Fer ad Agee result from nmeerous causes. No place Is
mpt frm the causes which promote the existence of the dil
M Tha beng once reted in the system induces depression
tf sepitr, hentude, languor, pain, chils, fever, nld a long train
ofdltaeebrt enatioen, depriving the patient of all energy,
atd reduleing hm or her to a condition of
Why will any one ture- the horrors of a debilitating Interm!t
teat Fever, when, by the us of the Invalalble
the ecmllent mtd!etintl qutllel, of which are renantely abirted,
All Traese of Disete
Has ettnd thousands of both sexes of the most dreadful fe
Ters. Read and reflect
Wondedrsi EJC.tt.
Lemoul BEos.si, of Pitlbrg, for two yoers tlco, to Ioimolf
and soc .oty-a matyr o Ch~ill amd F otr--uotod Iton eto th
thyee weksr, and ilproved I0 eight hour,.
MIary R. Btlknp, Saodosky, Ohio, after almost losing her
reason n welta strength by Intermittent Feoty, with Chill,,
nadtoheoalth in twentyhboun.
J. R. Tilt., of IBelg. dY, Mtoe, brhoght from dath's loor,
&'-,wvteg sufferd for four years, made well in five weeks, and im.
provedltt two hours.
Adolphe Moobro, of Ftotto, relieved in one hour, hilt loot.
ig in the .on f the Fot Waoyt and Chicago Raioitad. He
wa ppaently dytog with Chill.
LIlot R. Bataat, of Iookport, Non TYor, restored afterl een
yealtnfftolng. Aperet curt.
kol· Thousands o other cases preve~nted and cured every month
Snd o..ood. soin omplaint of the eficidenoy of the
Try it, Prove it, Know It,
And make known its wonderful powers and virtues, that thosee
. nteohoofe, or who are thetoatened ith suiltring, may be ted to
*.ý e simple, iroetnot, prepotytiot, furotshid by the Sld of
Nature far
Prit., One Dollar-Snyt by mall to say prti of the U. S.
REMl B IllBE Elf
It is not tken inwarodly, bllt is apptlied ottnrdiC atcording
ito drections, which ottitipnyt otot p.tyhooto.
No. 118 tlain street,
No. 28, Bank or Commerce Buidldog,
r WJ. WRIGRY * CO.. 21.0nd 161 Chartres strne e ton"i
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¢tn b rie ii ni rejtenr.
Yesterday, atmospherically, opened dark and
cloudy, with indications of a long gray north
easter. Towards meridian the sun appeared, and
the day closed like many autumnal days of the
South, clear and bacing. The weather also turned
very favorable for our sugar planters. The rain of
Thursday was the irst of any importance which
has fallen since the great storm of the 2d October.
The gatherings on the flags were numerous, and
good feeling prevailed in all circles.
The talk is that there are many persons repre
senting Black Republican houses in New York
now arriving daily in our midst, with the intent of
soliciting business in the way of consignments to
their friends in New York and Boston. These gen
try do not keep any regular office. They may have
a room for lodging purposes by the month; possi
bly, to create an impression of greatness, they may
dine daily at the St. Charles or City Hotel. They
may open an account with one of our banks, to
which they may refer, butwe think the bank would
rather be excused in most cases from reference.
Then, again, many of these come to-day and go-to
morrow merchants (they assume to be merchants)
represent the most rabid Black Republican ship
owners, such as MHoses H. Grinnell, Charles H.
Marshall & Co. and Whitlock, of New York. Some
contribute to our State and city revenues, when
called on. We have yet to learn that any of them
voluntarily call on our City Treasurer or the col
lectors of taxes on behalf of the State. The talk
is, among our old resident tax-payers, that they do
not desire to see so many of these non-tax-paying
folks about, dealing in this, that and the other.
The further talk was of the activity in the great
staple. The sales yesterday and the day previous
amounted to twenty-five thousand bales. If buy
ersa had taken the precaution to have ordered some
few thousands of gold, they would have saved
largely in exchange. Asit would be an innovation
on the customs of former years to import gold to
purchase cotton, it is not likely that this season
will be an exception. The importing of corn fall
ing on buyers and dealers in exchange, there was
some talk of large sums having left New York
yesterday for this place via the Jackson Railroad,
which we may have occasion to acknowledge the
receipt of about next Tuesday, though some is ex
pected to arrive on Sunday.
It was active on the grand Levee yesterday. In
and about the sugar depot we noticed good stocks
of sugar and molasses. The gimlet rangers ap
peared to be in bettdr humor than usual. The
favorable change in tie weather was encouraging.
exhilarating in some respects. At thecotton land
ing, tile uouao Friday's bustle and business were
observable. At the uppen r steamboat landing
the valuel argosic, from thle great West were dis
charging their great annd varied cargoes. (On Pnly
dras, New Len;' and Tchouplitoulas street*, the
den!er, and traders in Western products were
lively, making sale.t of course, from hour to hlnur
They were all prcei.red for secession and a South
ern Confederacy, knowing that bacon, flour and
pork cannot be seceded from, and convinced that
good supplies will come to thli. great cash market,
whether Louisiana remains in the Union or goes
out of the Union.
Tihe receipts of cotton for this week are up to
those of last week, and with the good weather for
the last four weeks, it is confidently believed we
shall have at least heavy receipts for the entire
month--2.0,000 bales for this month will be deem
ed heavy receipts, perhaps not extraordinarily
heavy, but sufficient to keep the wheels of com
merce moving. The receipts for the week ending
last evening at 6 o'clock foot up as follows:
To Thunlnny eveng reilved ................... l -s.. ,626
lee yOes, terd'y An Mnll ce--:
From Red River. per Andp F h ran .................... 5
From -,nt Ad.n-,, nc-nr (4nd-n Age - .i................. 1
Fronm Vircksburg, lar RaHlaen .............. ....... 2627
Flom On-trk.an g, per nntnhr - ........................ 7
Fran nrrinnn lnbnc I,ne Onnnnr.....................
From undry racer in emaln l parcel m .................... 552
Bry tle Jnrackreou Rnilro , h Nove er ................ 15
Total from Saturday morning, 3d November...... 70.20
There have been very light transactions in the
weed this week. The receipts are light, but the
local consumption shows no falling off. It is talked
of that the French Government's contract will be
given.out within sixty days. In the meantime, tihe
frost accounts are regarded with some interest.
iMr. Jack Frost has a great many deeds of omission
and comlmi.nion to answer for.
We have heard of a sale of long staple cotton,
which was erised in Mississippi, at the very high
price of 22 etc. q.1 Ph. Well, if Mississippi can cul
tivate any quantity (lesser or greater) of cotton
that will command this price, she need not be
under any apprehensions about following South
The following figures give the receipts of cotton
this season at Macon, the most important inland
town in Georgia:
MaCron, ., Nov. 2, 1860.
t.ons SIn-At foot you have my monthly state
ment of stock and receipts of cotton as compared
with last year:
Recept int tet ere, let ....................... 21,728a
R estt s in etober, 5 ....................... 18,s 9
Decrease ..................... .... . 23....... ,8
Stocki rnvember 1st, 1600 ................ ...... 13,s2
tock oember 1st, 185 ........................ 9,i08
Inss eae ............................ . ..... 4.0 o
Tosta redeept to November, 18ir ........ ........m s,8
Total reeipta to Novem er 1800 ................. 28,453
Decrense ......................... . .. ...... 4ls
The usual weekly circular of coffee from Col.
Lonsdale, Son & Co., will be found in the usual
column. There is a great falling off in the receipts
this season from last season. The accounts for.
warded to London from Rio direct represent the
crop this season as large. These advices come in
conflict with advices received here. We shall pro
bably know more about it before the close of the
month of Mailrch. In the meantime, those that
want Prime Rio coffee will have to pay the very
prime figures of 15 cts, 70 lb wholesale.
The great Northern mail failed again yesterday
from beyond the Grand Junction. This Junction is
becoming well noted in mall and commercial cir
eles. It is useless more than to remark that the
English mails by the Europa up to the ithi have
not come to hiand, and that dates of Monday last
were due p.aterday fromn New York.
DIs.OVE.a.ns or Mihleei--The planters in one sec
tion of South Carolina are having a "marl feve,'
as it is termad--hunting for marl beds, which have
been found ito many places. A correspondeat of
the Charleston Courier says that the rage for marl
beds has beesme epidemic. The marl is in the
form generallytk nown as green sand and white
ahell. Lands in the section have risen enormously
in price. One geotlemano who two years ago paid
one dollar per .ere for a plantatlion, has lately
keen offered twenty. The marl is hlighly prized as
a fertilizer.
ORgiNsE Looseese .r OTOniER.--TLhe list of the
marine losses for the past month comprises 37 ves
sels in the following order : 1 steamer, 9 ships, 5
harks, d brigs and 16 schooners. Of these, 27 were
wrecked, 1 burnt, 1 missing, 4 foundered, 2 aban
doned, I sunk by collision, and 1 capsized. The
aggregate value of these, exclusive of cargoes, is
estimated at $375,000.
who requires aathing comfortable or stylish in theoelothling
-ay, honuld go imtndiately to the aeinr clothing atoes of Mr.
Robert Gribbte, a.d he wnill nd It--it all the excellence of
tyle, inish and malersta-made in tile hatest and mat seat and
_nedMult fathion. A.mam who enters this taore a boor in .p
pear55b, spends a little mney and tr1us to the atte of the
esaruntle attandanto withla, will come forth ·gentleman in
appes.rma certain. Lat thae who are aconcious of shabbinesl
or nmbcomlg attire reed gr. rtrfle'sa advertisement and then
soy the above lnteralstg m gratifyrig experlment. He has a
m assuortment ofovercots, and all kind of furniahlap goods
In ..y qanltlly.
d Missouri.
ST. Locrs, Nov. 9.--Additional election returns
d indicate that Douglas has carried the State of blis
o souro.
d Connecticut.
if HaRTFroD, CO.'., Nov. .--Lincoln's plurality
h in the State of Connecticut amounts to 28,275.
r. New Hampshire.
d Cocoun, N. H., Nov. 9.--Lincoln's plurality in
New Hampshire amounts to nearly 12,000.
B BALTIMORE, NOV. 9.-The returns thus far r,
,f eeived indicate that Maryland has gone for Breck.
inridge by a small majority.
SRcHMOND, Nov. 9.-With the exception of sev
enty counties, which gave Gov. LetCher 300, Breok.
inridge has 2000 majority.
S NaSHuvLLe, Nov. 9.-The State of Tennessee is
certain for Bell by a plurality of about 2000.
AuousTA, Nov. 9.-Georgia has gone for Brck
bnridge by a large majority.
P ArALACHICOLA, Nov. 9.-The returns from coun
ties already heard from, show that the State has
gone for Breckinridge by a good majority.
0 Mississippi.
n JAcuSON, Nov. 9.-Breckinridge has carried the
1" State of Mississippi by an overwhelming majority.
k Illinois.
CHICAGO, NOV. 9.-The Legislature stands: ons
g Black Republican majority in the Senate, seven in
in the House and two doubtful.
it Louisiana.
a ELECTION RlrURNs.-We have the following ad
ditional returns, which seem to come in unusually
d Iberville-Breckinridge, 535; Bell, 229; Dou
glas, 101.
Ascension-Douglas, 356; Bell, 279; Breckin.
n ridge, 144. Fpr Board of Public Works--Hbert,
" 240; Kent, 68.
West Baton Rouge-Bell, 218; Breckinridge,
h 147 ; Douglas, 27.
The Secession Movements.
NEW YOKt, Nov. 9.-The members of the Board
of Brokers in this city were in receipt of tele
graphic dispatches from prominent parties in
n South Carolina and other Southern States yester
day, assuring them that there would be no secces
sion at present nor hereafter, unless Abram Lin
coln, the President elect, commits acts of injustice.
Burning of the Ship China.
New YouR, Nov. 9.-The ship China, from New
Orleans bound for Liverpool, with a cargo of 2775
hales of cotton, has been totally destroyed by fire
ofI Carnover reef. tHer crew was saved and
brought into this port by the steamship Quaker
S Military Movements in Mobile.
Moncil, Nov. 9.--Te Tribune of this morning
publlishes a cord alling a meeting of all those in
favor of organizing a battallion of cavalry to be
offered to the Governor of the State of Alabama.
American War Vessel Burned.
NEw Yous, Nov. 9.-The steamer that was re
cently destroyed by fire turns up to be the Waran
ham and not the Seminole, as was previously re
Mutiny on Board an American Vessel.
The Quaker City reports that the crew of the
American bark Champion had assembled and
threatened the life of the captain, who, with the
y assistance of his mate, succeeded in quelling the
disturbance. The mutineers were afterwards
sent to Key West for trial.
sent to Key West for trial.
Later from Havana.
N.W YORK, Nov. 9.-The U. S. mail steamship
s Quaker City, Capt. Shufeldt, with advices from
I Havana, reached her dock this day.
From Havana the Quaker City brings nothing
really later than was received at New Orleans by
the steamship Empire City.
Seizure of Fort Moultrie, B. C.
Now YORK, Nov. 9.-The World's correspondent
at Washington says that rumors are current of the
seizure of Fort Moultrie by the secessionists.
These reports, however, lack confirmation.
Astor House, N. Y., Damaged by Fire.
N.w Your, Nov. ).-At all earlyhour yesterday
morning a fire broke out in the Astor House, which
was, however, by prompt exertions on the part of
the fire companies, extinguished before any dam
age of a serious character was done.
The fine furniture in the parlor and several of
the sleeping rooms are considerably injured by
smoke and water.
Explosion on Lake Michigan.
CuncAso, Nov. 9.-The propeller Globe, a short
time after her arrival at this port from Buffalo, ex
ploded one boiler with great force. Several per
sons were killed and some others were badly
scalded or otherwise injured.
The Election in Michigan.
DsrRorr, Nov. 9.-The Advertiser claims the
State of Michigan for Lincoln by 25,000 to 30,000
The Lines East.
Cevcr"tNcATs, Nov. 9.-The lines east of this point
are working badly. We have had no election re
turns for the last twenty-four hours.
Domestic Markets.
CnaCIwsNTr, Nov. 8.-The Flour market was dull
to-day, while the sales embraced 700 bbls at $4 85
I to $5. The sales of Whisky included 1400 bbis. at
16ec. per gallon. Corn closed active, with sales at
35Oc. per bushel. Oats are dull at 28o. per bushel.
N.r, YORK, Nov. 9.-The sales of Cotton includ
ed 2200 bales at llc. for Middling. The market
is somewhat easier. There were 16,750 barrels of
Flour sold to-day at $5 30 to $5 50 for Superfine
State. The turn is in favor of the buyer.
CIscINNATI, Nov. 9.-Flour closed dull at $5 25
for Choice Extra. Wheat dull and declined 2c. per
bushel. White Corn quoted at 35 to 36c. per bushel.
Oats dull at 28e. per bushel. The sales of Whisky
included 1300 barrels at 19t.e. Lard is selling at
11c. per pound. Sugar-sales at 84 to 94c. per
pound.. Coffee was sold at 154 to 16jo. for Rio.
Molasses-sales at 41 to 42c. per gallon.
River Intelligence.
LoU;rseILLs. , Nov. 9.-The Ohio river at this
point was rising slowly last evening, with nine feet
four inches water in the canal by the mark, at
LotIsrsj.LE, Nov. 9.-The Ohio river at this point
was at a stand this evening,with 9 feet water in the
canal by the mark.
Vlctssrratc, Nov. 9.--The steamers D. A. Janu
ary, Slinnekaha and Republic passed down at 9 and
the Louis lar at 10 o'clock Thursday morning.
The Mina.atimms passed down at 8 o'clock last
The Tniverse passed this point at 1 and the Henry
Yairchild at 11 o'clock this morning, en route to
Now Orleans.
colt Times says of the trial of the late insurgents
of Calhoun county., Florida :
Judge Finley is holding his court, and the Grand
Jury sire huvng a p'otracted session, sand rumor
states that trhe bills have been found (in all prob
ability) against nearly all those engaged in the
dilficultia. lThe detachment of Franklih n Ries
which escorted the prisosors from this county to
Calhouo have been detinoed there by the court to
preserve order and protect the prisoners, and it is
more than probable that the prisoners against
whom true bills have been found, will be remanded
to the jail of this county, and that their trials will
take place at the next term of the court in this city.
adinrdble make or mwng meclduea may be pure.shed in all is,
excellence of Messrs. Almred Munm & Co., casaer of fapp and
Common streets. o sdvertisment.
teen guns for New Jersey, as being the only North
ern State which voted against Black Republican
ism, was fired on Thursday evening. This was
well, for the gallant little State deserved a thou
a sand times the honor paid her.
WORTHY OF IxITArTIOr.-We think it but justice
to a good officer for us to notice the extreme
ly neatness and business.like regularity with which
everything is done in the Clerk's office of the Re
corder's Court of the Third District. The most
in orderly first class commission house cannot excel
the office we speak of, and we know of no public
officer whose general obliging conduct more en
a. titles him to the respect and friendship of all who
k. do business with him, than does Mr. A. Larose.
day afternoon a seller of medals and cravates on
R- Royal street, near the Post-office, offered a Lincoln
k- medal for sale, and, in answer to remarks said that
he had "as lief sell Lincoln medals as any other,"
etc. An immediate demonstration was the conse
a quence. Medal seller roughly treated-merchan
dise capsized-talk about hemp and lamp-post
rush at medal seller-medal seller evacuates.
Medal seller very sound as to the final clause.
Better go to a more congenial clime, and escape
being sent to one even less comfortable.
P. S. Since writing the above we have ob
tained fuller particulars, and come more truly at
the merits of the case. The Lincoln medal was in
3 a large lot of medals of all the other Presidential
candidates, which were the joint property of a
youth native to this city named Stanb, aged about
i 17 years, who is a clerk in Mr. Goldthwaite's book
in store, and of another boy also born here who at- I
tends the cravat, glove and fancy merchandise
stall of Mr. Reibeck, an Austrian, in front of Mr.
. Goldthwaite's store. (Mr. G. is a well-known
y native citizen, a man of means and a slaveholder.)
The young gentlemenin question have been spec-s.
a. lating in medals on their own account during the
campaign, and purchased their supplies of this
. political trinket by the quantity from a large house
in this city. They were not aware that a stray
image of Lincoln had got among their stock. It
, was discovered accidentally by a man who .was
looking over them. It led to an excitement, a
smashingof the show-case, and an assaultonyoung
d Staub, in which he was severely beaten, being pur
. sued some distance before being caught.
n During the excitement, Mr. Reibeck, the owner
r- of the stall but not of the medals, came up, and
some one exclaiming that he was the owner of the
offensive property, a rush was made at him. He I
fled into Mr. Goldthwaite's store, and the doors
were closed to keep off the crowd, who soon got
w ladders to storm the store over the rear partition
u from the Suzrac saloon washroom. The doors were
e ropened, and Reibeck, hearing the threats of rope
,d and lamp post, broke away and ran down Royal
r street, pursued by a crowd of two or three hun
dred; turning down into Exchange Alley, he ran
into Chartres street, and being hard pressed, took b
g refuge in the cake shop on the corner of Conti and 1
n Chartres streets. Here a multitude assembled, and t
Re eibeck's fortunes assumed a sqoally appearance.
As they were about seizing him special officer
Boullosa came along, arrested him and called on
e- citizens to aid him in the safe-keeping of the pris
n- oner. He received assistance, and Reibeck was
o- safely conducted to the Second District lock-up,
followed by the crowd. Young Staub, having had
his wounds dressed, appeared and avowed his
so ownership of the medals and explained the posses
id sion of the Lincoln medal as above-that he did
se not know it was in the lot-and the crowd dis
se persed. The merchants who imported them from
Is the North are to be questioned, we understand.
schoolmaster from New England, who has been
teaching school in Georgia, imported himself into
m New Orleans and put up at the St. Charles Hotel
on the lst inst. His name is S. M. Whitney, and
g after staying awhile he changedhis quarters to the
y Merchants' Hotel, where he exercised his talents in
tamperingwith a negro girl, slave. He endeavored,
nt it seems, to seduce this dusky damsel into infidelity
to her mistress by picturing the delights of free
dom and assuring her that she would receive a
$100 in Boston if she could get away and escape to
that modern Athens. The unsophisticated girl
asked her mistress, who is the wife of the clerk of
the hotel, what sort of a place Boston was, and I
made other inquiries which excited suspicion. She
was questioned and what was elicited was deemed
sufficient to warrant the apprehension of Whitney.
tHe was apprehended by Messrs. Boylan and Izard,
and locked up to await an examination.
DENhcs MURPHY DEAD.-Yesterday afternoon, at
2. o'clock., Dennis Mturphy diedat-the Charity Hos
rpital of the pistol shot wound in the head, received
at the hands of special police officer John Price.
H IE "TOOK" CoAT.-Mr. Benjamin Willow, im
y pelled by the coercive severity of this November
weather, yesterday morning walked off with a
warm coat pertaining to a mercantile establishment
e on Poydras street. He had a right to be cold but
I not to be warm in that way, and consequently the
police collared him, coat and all.
BADLY BEATN.--There was a general and fero
It cious mass on board the warlike steamer Mars
yesterday, and when it was over an unknown man
was found beaten nearly to death and in a very
precarious situation. He was taken to the Charity
1i Hospital.
BanTiL.--Mike Cummings was arrested on Ba
ronne street at 9 o'clock last evening for attempt
ing to kill his wife, Mrs. Fanny Cummings, with a
slung-shot. He was arrested before he did any
damage, but at the time was bent upon it with fero
cious intent, savagely pursuing the woman.
PosT HMOnTE EXAMSTIONr.--At 9 o'clock this
morning a post mortem examination of the body of
Dennis Murphy, who lingered so long with a pistol
shot wound in the head, inflicted by officer Price,
will be had. Much interest in this case is felt
among the medical faculty as well as the general
ItE STOLE THE BALLS.--Don Francisco Frigeros
was yesterday arrested for stealing billiard-balls,
it being charged thathehad purloined twenty-nine
billiard-balls from Mr. Pierre Chifaud, turner, Or
leans street, between Royal and Bourbon. Frige
t ros was befriended by Chifand and had a way of
t coming to his residence, which was connected with
the manufacturing establishment which sustained
t it, at meal-times to get his provisions. But heed
less of the obligation, he employed his opportuni
ties to " pocket" the billlard-balls turned by his
benefactor. These balls he sold to Armand Landu
I mier,125 Exchange Alley, at a discount. Affidavit
was made against him by officer Boullosa, and the
t ungrateful Frigeros awaits examination before the
Iecorderial Court of the Second District.
son and Henry Baker were yesterday arrested in
the Fourth District for attempting to pass a twen
ty dollar counterfeit bill on the Canal Bank on
Thomas Keeger.
1 Recorler MUgioni P'residing.-Another rape case
was brought before this Court on Saturday last.
Joseph King, on Saturday last, made affidavit that
a man whose name was to him unknown, did, on
the 29th or 30th of October last, between the hours
ot 5 and 8 o'clock P. M., in a house on St. Anthony
street, between Urquhart and Gired streets, com
mit a rape upon the person of Della Elizabeth
King, affidavit's daughter, a child aged 11 years
and 6 months, all against the peace and dignity of
the State. King, accompanied bythe police, went
in search of the party whom he had charged with
this grave offence, and pointed out one Michael
Gagelot, who was arrested, and on Tuesday morn.
leg he was arraigned and held to bail for further
examination, as it turned out upon an examination
of the girl, that only an attempt had been made.
The examination of physicians showed that an
attempt had been made, but not consummated.
MALIGNAT "ASSAULT.-M. D. Conway was ar
rested last night charged by H. Leopold, the well
known bill poster, with an assault with intent to
kill. It is alleged that Conway followed Leopold
as he went into an alley on Baronne street, at half
past nine o'clock, and struck him on the head with
a brick. That the blow was severe, is attested by
complainant's wounded head.
AHnRsren.-John Castello was arrested last even
ing as a party to one of the stabbing affairs of tbd
previous night. He is charged with being the man
whostabbed Martin Lawler in the thigh on Baronne
TaE KseIE.-At 1I o'clock yesterday morning
an irrepressible conflict occurred on Tchoopitonu
las street between three men, one of whom, Peter
Conway, got a dangerous klnife woundin his abdo
men from John Kay. The latter, with John Bar
rett, as an accessory, was sentto the lock-up, and
Conway was sent to the hospital. Conway re
ceived two severe stabs in the left side.
Ton KILLING or Jxass Poara.-The Coroner's
inquest into the ctramsteanees of the killing of
James Porter by John Henry .wl held yesterday
afternoon. The undergiven testimony was adduced
and a verdict of murder found against theaccused:
Charles Ree.es, sworn-About 12 o'clock, or
a little past it, on Wednesday night, 7th last., I
was in the coffee-houe at the corner of Gravier
and Dryades streets, with Jamer Porter, the de
ceased. Whilst we were drinking James O'Con
ner and Tom Burke came in. Borke was quite
drank and noisy ; O'Connor was trying to quiet
him. At this time Porter and I started out of
the door; the other two came after as, and Con
ners said: "Now, Charley why do yon speak to
me so coldly," or some such expression. Itold him
that the reason was that I had heard that he said he.
would get even with me for not taking him home in
my cab one night he was drunk. How Porter got
into the conversationI don't know, hat he told
Conners to go away, and the latter refusing to go,
Porter struck him; just then, John Henry came
running up, (I don't know where he had been
previous to this) and said something to the wateh
man-Lavigne, I belive his name is-Porter started
after John Henry, and struck him. I remarked at
the time, " John Henry, let him alone, you have
nothing with him;" but Porter struck Henry once
or twice, knocking him in the street.
Porter then came back, and Conners had also
come back. They had some more words there.
Porter struck Conners again, who struck back, and
then ran down the street. We (Porter and I) then
went at the corner of Perdido and Dryades, in a
coffee-house and restaurant. We stayed there some
time, drinking wine. We had been there about
thresequsrters of an hour, and went through the
yard, Porter, sleeping right back of this coffee
house, could go to his room through an alley, with
out going in tho street. I then came back, through
the restaurant, into the street. I left him with his
woman, in his room. I found James Conners stand:
Inog on the sidewalk, and a cab iu the street. Con
ners made some remark to me, which I don't recol
lect exactly. I told him, " Yon can play that game
on me, as you did on Porter; take your hand out
of your pocket." I said so because when he quar
reled with Porter he had a knife on him. Just at
that time Conners was knocked down, I think by
Porter, who had just come around the corner. I
think his woman was with him, but I am not sure.
The watchman, Lavigne, made after Porter, to
arrest him, and, in so doing, put his hand into his
pocket, as if to draw a weapon or something, and
Porter jumped in the street. Whilst I was looking
towards Porter, I saw John Henry and another
person come up. Porter went towards them, and
as he approached them I saw John Henry walk off
a few steps, and then turn round and shoot at
Porter, who drew himself up and groaned. Some
man caught Porter, and I followed John Henry
into Dryades street. I came up to a watchman
and told him, " Arrest this man; he has shot Jim
Porter." The watchman took him in charge, when
Bill Evington came up, and John Henry gave him
up his pistol. As I went back to the corner I was
arrested also, charged by Conners with drawing
a knife on him; and when I got out of the lock-up
the thing was all over.
Cross-examined-I didn't see a knife in the hands
of Conners when Porter struck him. When Porter
stepped off from the watchman, to go towards
Henry, he went sideways. Porter made no other
demonstration to attack Henry more than going
towards him. Porter was too far from me to see
if he had any weapon in his hand. I did not see
Henry's pistol, but saw him raise his hand, and I
saw the smoke and heard the report.
JaT.es O'Connor, sworn-On last Wednesday
night, about I o'clock, or half-past 1, I went with
a young man named Bark to take a drink at the
coffee-house corner of Gravier and Dryades streets.
We found Jim Porter there, who wanted to put us
out. We went out, and Charley Reeves called
me aside and ask me if I was not talking about
him. i told him no, and asked him who i'ad told
him so ; he said, this young man Burk. This con
versation took place outside. As I was talking
with Reeves, Porter struck me and knocked me
down, without any cause or provocation, after
which he ran towards John Henry and knocked him
down. John Henry said, " For God's sake, Porter,
don't kill me, I have no weapons about me."
Porter then told him to leave, and kicked him.
Porter came hack to me with Charley Reeves;
Porter hicked me, and Chartey Reeves pulled out
a pistol to shoot me, and I ran up Gravier street
towards the river. I met a cab and got in it, and
started to go to Poydras market to get coffee. At
the corner of Phillippa and Perdido I met Lavigne
and another watchman, and asked them why they
did not arrest those two men when they were
kicking me and Henry . . .
kicking me and Henry?
As I was talking with the watchman, Charley
Reeves came out of a saloon at the corner. He
took a pistol ount of his breast pocket to put it
behind his back, when the watchman caught hold
of him, and told him he would not do any work
like that here. Porter came up at this time and
struck me a blow over the eye, knocking me into
the street. He thentarned to John Henry, whowas
standing near by, and palling a knife on him said,
"Now, I've got you, John Henry, you -1" and
ran towardshim. Henry got out on the treet. I
then ran to get an officer to arrest Porter; I went
to the police office, where I was told that an affi
davit must be made before an officer could be sent
to make the arrest. Whilst I was there John Henry
and Charley Reeves were brought in by the watch
men. I did not see anything of the shooting, and
did not hear the report of a pistol whilst I was run
ning. I did not go there with Henry, but with the
cabman, Billy McDonald. I had no weapon with
with me. When I got down from the cab to the
watchmen (Lavigne and another), I did not see
Reeves nor Porter there. The only excuse the
watchmen gave me was, that they would arrest me
If I did not look out.
Chas. T. Stewart, sworn---On the night of this
occurrence I came up from Poydras market, going
to bed; it was about 1 o'clock, at the corner of
Dryades and Perdido streets, I met two officers,
Lavigne and another whom I only knew by the
nick-name of D)ngo Joe, and stopped to talk to
them ; in three or four minutes John Henry, whom
I know well by sight, came up with another man;
Lavigne called him aside and had sonme conversan
tion with him, which I did not hear, except that as
they came back, Henry said to him, "1 am fixed
now, but I was not then; " shortly after, a cab
drove up, and Henry said, "Conner, come out
here." Conner catu out of the cab on the side
walk; they got to talking about lighting, or about
t previous fight, but I paid no attention to what
they said; after this, Charley Reeves (whose name
they had netioned) canme out of the corner house,
and said to Conner, "Take your ihands ont of your
pockets-I don't want to hurt you; " they then
had some words about a dollar that had been
thrown into a cab ; directly after, James Porter
came fronm around thie corner of Perdido street
nwith a woman; I was standing near the lamp-poaet;
James Porter struck Conner with his list, knock
ing him towards the cab; Porter then came up to
watchman Lavigne, and showed him his coat where
it was cut, he said by Conner, and wanted him to
arrest Caoner, who, meanwhile, had run onff
Porter had a knife in lis hand at thei tinme; he told
Lavigne, "If you don't arrest that man, you are no
man," or something to that effect; Porter started
to go across tie street, and I told him, "Jim, you
had better go to bed."
He said he was only going across the street for a
few minutes, and he would soon come back and go
to bed. I followed him across the street; Henry
and the other man were standing on the other side
of the street; Porter wasgoing towards them, and
when he got to about five or six steps from where
they stood, some words passed between him and
Henry, which I did not hear ; Henry then drew a
pistol and shot at Porter, wh turneamd rond to me
and said, "Charley, I am shot, and If I die, Henry
has killed me," caunght him in my arms, and he
asked me to take him to the hospital. I placed
him in a caband started for the hospital. Be
naked me to press his wnnd, as he counld not
breathe; I did so, and he spoke to me, asking me
f I thongktreWtould die; by the time we got to
Graviera treet be CPould speak o more. I did not
r see Porter strike John Henry; they bad no fns
Stogeer Porter was what may be called very
.ueporat John Kea¢dy, of the city police, ate
n ted that he came up after the affray was over and
learned that a mn h beeoon shot and taken to the
hospitaL Ho elt. t eo i pih.spital and saw Porter,
and learned that he was mortally wounded. Wit
I ness remained there only Safew minutes, and ua he
o left to get into a cabhe was told Porter wu sdeadq
d he went to the office and made a report; the
watchmen on the beat that night were Llvire and
Fleming; Henry was brought to tie o4di b'y od
cer Devine, who made no charge as lke dl not
know there was a man killed he Broeught bia be
cause Henry surrendered to him. t
John Ward, sworn-On Wednesday night, at
ten minutes past 12 o'elock, l was standing near
the Clay statue, when John Henry came up. We
stepped in at the corner of Gravier and Dryades.
We met there at the door Chartey Reeves, who
Stold us not to go in. We told him we only wanted
a drink.
Then the door was opened, and we told him we
only wanted to get a drink. eWe found there fonr
young men, Jan. O'Connor, Tom Burk, Porter and
a young man. O'Connor asked Henry to tairs a
drink. Henry asked me totake a drink. I said I
didn't want. Those men then went out, and Henry
nd I took a drink together. We then went out
Son the banquette, and as we were going out, I saw
Reeves strike Bark, and Porter knock down I
O'Connor. Jim Porter then turned around and
knocked Henry down, and Porter fell acroe him. o
Henry cried out: "Don't kill me; Pve got no t
Sweapons-" Henry then got up and ra doawn i
Dryades street towards Common st.e et
SHe went roand to Garry Odi coffeehouse he I
I asked Oarryto lend him n weapon; arry told
him that he did not have a weapon tn the ho 1e
then Henry went to the ten-p in alley to the back I
part of the saloon, and asked some gentletm
standing there for some weapon; he told them I
that hehad been knocked down and kicked like a dth
dog by Jameu Porter; he came out ten on to
-Canalstreet, where we firststarted from; he than t
took a cab and rode downufarala street to Henry's I
house, and got out at the corner of Dryades and
Canal; walked up Dryades street to get some
coffee at the market; they met officer Levine and
said why did not you arrest those parties for het
lag iml; then James O'Conner came aup andapok
to the watchman also; while they were talkingf
SJim Porter and Reeves came alog, and Porter I
said to the watohman to arrest O'onnor, that lds
(P.'s) coat wans cut by O'Connor; whilethe ofIce
Levine, was answering to Porter, Porter "cat
him (the officer) by the coat collar, at the sam
time holding a naked kn in hIis hand' Porter I
cursed the watchman and dared him to draw his
revolver' Porter then saw Henry, and Went to
wards him and ron him off some twentyfive or
thirty yards, but did not catch him ; Porter then 1
returned to the watchman; Henry also came bank,
and then Porter run at him with a knife; Henry
said, "Jim keep back, t dbn't want any dimer~lt~ '
with you." Henry then backed some fftegn steps;
Porter kept still after him, and when he got within
three yards of Henry, Henry said, "Porter keep a
back or I'll shoot you." Porter kept continually I
fotllowing him, and all at once the reportof a pia -
tol was heard.. -
Henry called the watchman, on Perdido street,
to take him Into cuastody. Porter criedont that he
was shot, and then got into a cab andwas takento
the hospital. The watchman ran away from [
Henry. Henry asked him why he did'nt take him I
and the watchman said he was afraid to take ..i i
with a pistol in his hand. Did not know that I
Henry was armed, and he did not tell me he was.
He did not tell me that he would go home and get
a pistol. Did not know where Henry got the pin
tol, hut think at home. Did not see the pistol,
though 0 think it was not a very long one. Porter
was not in sight when I met the watchman.
After a few moments of deliberation the jury
found a verdict of murder.
found a verdict of murder.
Texas Intellgene.
From the Indianola Courier of the 3d inst. we
extract the following:
Business continues to improve from week to
week as the season advances; our streets are con
stautly thronged with wagons and teams, and all
classes of business men, mechanics and laborers,
are constantly and actively employed. Many pen
pIe seem to regard it as an extraordinary thing
a that we should go on prospering, notwithstanding
the partial failure of the crops, forgetting that m
migration has been steadily on the increase and
new resources are being developed. The varied
products of western Texas make it independent of
any particular crop, and in seasons when there is a
ill ralisation of the hqpea In regard to each, the
surplus, if properly iusbanded, would provide for
years of disaster. The development of the re
sources of Western Texasahas not yet been fairly
started, and when our railroads, now commenced,
are extended through the interior, its unbounded
wealth of prodnetion will be poured into our laps.
With the exception of Wednesday, which was
marked by a cold norther. fair and pleasant
weather has ruled during the week. The tides
however, have been unusually low, and several
vessels have beendetained at the bar below by a
scarcity of water - the steamer Mexico being
unable to cross at the regular time, having had to
turn back. The health of the city is good-no
sickness of any kind prevailing.
Trade continues brisk and active, the receipts of
produce and merchandise large and full. The
streets are crowded with wagons, and the bayou
and the harbor with coastwise shbipping and trad
lug boats-.receiving sand discharging loaends of
freight. The words "dull times" are no longer
heard in the "talk on 'change," and the signs idi
cate that they will be stricken out of our commer
cial vocabulary, or restricted to the sole use of
t never satisfied croakers. The spirit of improve
ment is still operating with satisfactory progress,
and mechanics of every trade have their hands fnll.
SThe Centerville Timeso f the d inst. has the
Sollowing encouraging items:
SFrom all quarters of the county we learn that
the cotton crops are turning out much better than
was anticipated by thle peopie generally. Many of
our planters, we learn, have raised more than they
t can gather.
The cotton crop, though rather shortthroughoui
Kthe State this season, is of very fine quality, and
should command a fair price.
By private advices from B. J. McKenele, Esq., of
Weatherford, says the Dallas Herald, we learn that
an express had arrived at that place on the e 2th
I October, bringing the sad intelligence that twenty
t Indians had killed and scalped a wagoner nearCol.
S hatley's, on the Belknap road. The Indians had
a number of horses, supposed to be stolen. Capt.
- Hamner immediately started in pursuit with a com
1 pany of picked men. It is to be hoped that this
experienced hero of the frontier will meet the sav
ages, and achieve a victory.
a From the San Antonio Texan of the lot instant
we extract the following :
We have seen a sword belt, plate nod buckle
made from silver taken from the trappings of an
Indian killed in battle during the past summer by
our friend Capt. John R. Baylor, on the north
western frontier of Texas. The belt, plate and
buckle are very heavy, and highly finished speci
mens of workmanship. The plate has a Texas
Star, engraved in the center nud-richly chased.
bWe understand they were from the house of the
Messrs. Bell, of this city, which has a wide reputa
tion for exquisite taste and elaborate workman.
lship in gold and silver.
2 ,000 lb. of copper was received by MIssrs.
Sweet & Lacoste this morning, by the traine of
Jose de la L.o Montiz and Jose Maria Uranjafrom
tihe Santa Rlata copper mines, Arizona.
t The Colorado Citizen of the 3d says :
We learn that Dr. Key and Mr. Tarver of Bren
ham, were poisdned a few days ago, by tdling each
a teaopoonful of what they supposed was Jamaica
ginger, it being in a vial put up in the ordinary
way. At last accounts they were not expected to
IATErn rsOe SONOIL.--A letter of October 11th
from Magdalena, Sonora, to the St. Louis Ilepub
lican, says:
eov. 'Pesquniera's stock is rather low--his iGen
eral Caehora is rereeating towards Hermuosilo, and
tihe other party is after bim with one thousaud lice
hundred troops. Cachora bas only three hundred.
d Peequiera is at Hermosillo, with twenty-five men
as an escort. We have no mail from Hermosillo
now, on account of the road between Hermosillo
and Urea being infested with Guerrillas of the CGan
dara party. The Prefect Iere is afraid to act-has
moved to Yororis ; no forced loan and no confisca
tion ofproperty has taken place yet.
GosncE Brrrrn, FAyCY GROCERIES, FRUem, Erc.
d S deeedrecisent or !.,rs, Forwvd % Olbble, 11i Camp
,tree'. Theyhavereeiad new supplies of veory choice fruit,
gfresh nd dried, nod plenty of ithe nest kind of nraw Gi.ie
ibutter, which they cell at thirty cents, with a liberal diseont to
FASHIONAnLn CLoTso.--Mesonr. Alfred Munroe
t eo.. of the splendid stoie in the Story Buidiig, eoier
SCampnaudCommonnasse advrtlse nw resslpts ofsrtylt, h s
.so mrhio eeldeqmfu m ased bnys Ales sltsors~ gseds
t oesty dselptos.
In the Charleston Pap e.f ee * we
following important ofak -
nt+noo o fte sItoO.aee '
The et of Conare
enacts that thke letoa of
President shalt be appointed on the
Safter the fnrst Monday of the mont
of the year in which thy areato-f
The annual meeting of te egleatnr
a Coltna, by a conitutimonal prfao
take plane autl the foourth Hondel
Instut. I hase conhiered It sly
t autorityaoo~ue npeame t en .
• Iatnre on ktrsr0dlur , t ns a
der bo ou k nron te-Pmorw, .
Sto ee to theep
Under orda
outeer be onTdca
presenting m 4 , 4
argnthized .tropa T
aed to td.o the sphItt no
memoitca*rines o pt~neslmd+W:.k
t asa m ae estro
r Unionand ultmwel re g#
to D.m-nto .a rmeped,
teranin. for the
tredrnea u, jam - .w a#r
the Ti o ~ti
toes co Njpalleen,:
th~at, nth.vnte
1the aepnq
marinel fob e eifra
operaftio of~a e 1
th ,of lt
eI~ tir heeivd, v y
thMilleonty situ
stupwiothe Stt, ewe
eficen we wsp
opnadtion of oile eothenr t
orgolna and drhp l byeioh
meo 4 r pan emiwhei
lberyand bs~Iglela fann~d
ao tnre to o es, will l
State has, ith gretn4 r
has thetgh o e , ar
on nerº p pa M1Ii _"-,
the Di rofal
opteco of
r d h evrR sw ii
cwenantion oa,
out tom legpr is
Miltia90;4 t. Ic te,
'noic and _fo
mvu theit Sttebetee
an orty-See ahesld {,
In additi non toe sthmg n ea
org rianae nusý o~
meories ofpastic~s.n a
the Di rof al ýman.4eot
oga use in his k t % ;~
P orr:a
Plowida laO llgeaeu 7
The Madison Megrofgetr th i t'
dpubli meetin was held in th
houre for the purpose of orgaainlg az
-nd properta ofthe
arie. A committeetof i n W
report rles an ateg..
From the. Famflyrie o e to-I et#
tract the feowl lowngt -
We undertand to .t t $
the Savannah Main Tce ry
at 12 o'clock on londayltighe
no makinug daeiy tripe twth ai
it n expected that otey wil o r
A daily line of coaches h e
route between Qoitan aend O
tahoe is only about twenty- m·
cellent road, and good otihe
Of courte all the traveel foo
oakevthis ron e to hirmoBv
homasu F. Drew, wnho fcle .
Sudon dcortyand tfor th
asrd of $27150 wes arrettad l
Mr. W. M. Hutinhrd onf lotioeo
W. ledding, olfadoo, Re W
swanp about twenltlwto mslte
Georgia. ciptrs ba beno
day onr oo, and camped tol' the
night previous to his arrest, Wien
the othr a Clt's repeate w r. e ald
pron a pair of 1teel barrel rhlest-p l ea o in
aive. He waoos taken bysurprise and
without any trouble. On Sunday lat oe
from following bin trailfplaced t
warodturoe f m27 , was as estep avond det eti
provisions to tat hi aon ent earowb f e
ammnttiuon in abunadmee. -
Ac Inon, andcsTnoeT Aaonfin-Cd btli
(Weie.) Republican of Wednesday lut we
ollowing ll
A young men named Edward Caolrcwliei
rested on Monday evening last, a few-altec
Brandon, and lcdged lnaail, harged w
to incite re of Ja.. W. Wilamt Weg. y
rection, aend atting his throat ee le
to enter into hie chaemes . It ap.qrraerg
dence of two negro fellows thait(Chlod ie
them where they were at work, eadlnsied O
of them going some dstance wbth him to 8pit d ad
the coed to Seymour's mitll. Afte an r
himuintheroadu astha ed henegro to ete p c o
e bouhes with him, as he had something tbes
The negro obeyed, and he told him that th lu a.
groee were going to rise eaiou t thetr a "sL eu
Christmas, and he wauted hmo tjoin them Ib
would spply him with pistol, et. The
replied that he would have nothing to do wtt
when Chandler made a lick at himwithah .
and cont him very severely en the neck ea
sayingo as he made the lick that he would ^
from tielling on him. The negro brokn
home and informed hisu mater,when them
tarted after Chandler and arrested hhimt . e
negro's description of Chendlef and the a
used wa prfct. will be tried wetoewi
He was raised in this Slate an&lAabarma, ad ain
rned a very respectable lady inthi oumnty.
Ftoe NoaTc Lomrte.ea.m-i The Netehlifoc
Chronicle of the 3d ioast has the following:
During the forepartof the week a heavy reinSeB
hare, the weather being chilly and not veaiypt .
ant. Large flocks of wild geese and duletol m h ,
flying about every del', some stopping nou . -
others continuing their aight to hdifrerent 4elbm
Our hunters are all making peeparutaons to. '.
the feathered visitors a warm reception. Lo e
indications we will have a glorious hanuip aeeee.
If the rain does not continuse, we may hatnoaq a
cold spell to follow in its wake, in which ev i
mday cpeout an bundane v of wild pigeons.
wcatller for Douglas lagso-entirely too wndy-o i
olticed thtit cauoe them to he rent asunder.
hinoo the above was put in type the rabmn
ceased and thoe weather trned quite cold.
F.TrAL ACCIDinTt.--I the Natchez Courier swe
fiod ithe following:
A meot unfortunate accident oCCOrred on ldey
nigDt last during the firing of the cannon one l
occasione of the torchlight procesieon. A$
named Thus. Waite, who had Just primed the "
nonte, ad placed the powder f ek insitde hbewidet,
but unfortenately neglected to put the otoppaw h
The fash from the prumitg powder, as the easi '
was lred, exploded the contents of the flek-.h
lnfortuncto man ran a few slepseand felt dud -
neock was found to have been brokero .
dent threw a gloom over alt tinme wm e gaa .t-I
A liberal tmoolt was cllectd wcevene :, ·
demray the attendant funeral ewlepgeeon .
acription was immediately titpethra. lieu
of the family of the defeand.g o i
Doc rioot-Meatrci pr1 s si .
new Oiand nl acdthea own Derfa k ndge,
TeI floesih pfrmhe pr mningpowal derae t See te oee

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