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Number I37. 8IRVIPORT. TUESDAY, MARCH 28. 1865. Old -ASeru 1:1. ?rBSBWCDF TUEBDAY VORNING JNO. DXcICINN~~N EDITOR ArID PROPRIETOR. Teras-For six months $25. Three methL R15. In New isnue of Confederate sotes or Louisiana State notes Persons who prefer paying in specie can ase it at the rate of 53 per annum. Moeney must not be sent at our risk.S'B Adverttltg-Five dollars per aquare foreach insertion, Governmnent advertising-S3 per square oer Brat losertion ; each subsequent inser dion $2. Obituary notices, marriges, calls for pub lie meetings. etc., charged for as other ad vetisSmenta. JOHN DitcKINon, Editor and Proprietor Eight line or less in this paper ir coneti. lede a square. No deduction or increase made to correspond with the charges of thLbr papers, pubiabing similar advertise arts, as appear In this paper. Take due soies -ad govern yuredVCrs accordingly. Phelps & Co., Gromaar~om~eioForarding (Jr. ocesmerce anud Crowket e.. foils SRnEV3PORT. LA. Army Orders. HeBa Quasavss Ta -ars.,U,. purFr. Shreoeport, La. March 13, 1uG3. Gemeral Orders, No. 90. | I BRIG. GEN. HARRY T. HAYS ban • been assigned by the Secretary of War te the duty of collect;ug and forwarding to their commands, all omcers and men in abis Department who belong east of the Mississippi river. nI. A oscers and men who bare come late this Department by any ,tbuority oth er than by special order of War Iepart wmet, will immediately report in person to Brig. Ge. Hays, at Nathitoches. L,,u..i Ill. All oecers and men belonging east lf the Mississippi river. who have beel as signed, to commando or duty, by the I.e pertment. District. or subordinate conman den. will at oueC be relieved! by their iru mediate commander and ordered to repepr, is person to Brig. Gen. !lays. at Natchi sebes. Louisiana. By comnm:ud of General E. Kitasr Sulrt. S. ANIDEHION. Assistant Adjutant ;General. Louisiana. Texas and Arkansas papers pabll fouer times. [mar ~I ; 4tw Rlp QU:aavLet Tus.s-M ss. tUs-r. , b*reveport, La March 14, IxC. i enearal Orders, . No. 22. Until further orders the ration of c rn will be eight pounds: except in the ca*e ,f artillery horses. and animals conltinut. us eagaged in hauling suipplies from oae poit to am eher. By commor4s'of General I. Knelar SuTI. S. 8 ANID)E; ON. Assistant Ajltsu Gen:era:. l.ouislan. Teras and Arkansas papers sepy four times. w*·kly. March 22; 4tw. Local Advertise's. 05000 RF WAR D, " 7I..L be give.n to, e.cth .....". .-ry r i , son Irom whom I have bought coolt,,u. or to whom I baye sold cottn; or will. with whom I have deposited ann0 liuItd fori the purchase or pay ment aof cti n 1:r ih. i has asnisted m*e in any way in the tr:iu-p".ri log of cotton in any quantites fI':n ."::i. pilnt to another. * tier in or utit of t ConafC.derae St ttes. The above inc!utdes niyelf. agent, or :t torney. or any p.erson ac'tin rer ms It be comes a matt-r of interet that O!.t namo'" of all persona that I have h:bd. cotton deal lags with sh,)ld be known both to the ,,fi carn of the C. S. (Goivrmenltlt antd nyii. lf If an one know- of a Illnn with whoim I have ad cotton dealings in ~na Dty. k.'ep iag back hi tname. he shall hbat the reiwat by reporting such mnan or nlil Let the natues be reprtedl t, the editr f i the Caddo Gazette, and (Col. V. It. hia e. Past Com'd'r at .hreepot t, l.a. It is Aoped tAt mso one trill keep ,.'Ak hi.. ,.., GE), W. ;L 'ES-. Lt Col. 31st Tex. Cay.. Itnonnt.ted. P S - I giver my name officially. S,tome know It tith the title; many m.,e wrihll d it. Jan S1.,m THE E-pre" Packet NEW fI HRA. K,,t's !tiuter. will i le·ve Shreveport every Satttrdray . r. .. cad Aleasndria every Wednesday. at 12 w. Apply on board,. or to CAI"T. .CM ASTER.I. Chief River Transp,'rtation. 4d"ITt No. - Front. I.evee. LOSIT. ABOUT the middle of January last,TWt ) SBREASTPIN. one a claIp pin. and the other representing a bunch of grapes in a eoral etting. A liberal reward will be paid for the de. livery of the above Breastpins, at this of cee, and no questions asked. nareblt-4tw--Caddo Gazette. C. R. Tax 1a Klnd, La. 1863- 4. NOTICE TO TITHE DEBTORS. A ll TitL e Producers. for 1863 4 (Crop and Bacen). are hereby norted that the original estimates of money value due by them on tithes not delivered in kind, have been deposited in my ofice,. and that the amount due, with fifty per cent. addi tioal. mast be paid to me. before the third day of April. 1865. under penalty of the seiure and sale of their property therefor, as required by the Act of Congress. N. B. All receipts held for tithes must be produced, and, where none are held. any etual delivery of tithe articles for the use eL the C.S. Army. or any loss of the crop by the act of the enemy, or by fire o" other aeoldental cause, must be proven by the afidavitol the producer and the testimony of such other persons as may be acquainted with the fact. That adjustment may be promptly made, producers are requested to appear with all their proofs in hand. 'Payments may be made in four per ent. certiflcates new issue notes, or ex saage cartaoetese. SAM'L. VAN BIIIBER. District Collector for Cad lo. OUee la Shreveport. La. ml 4.'tw SHREVnPveRT LODGE, F. A. M., meets every Friday evening, at sev en o'clock. By order of oct30 J.. tR (ll.M)ORE, W. M 3D. ErnaArrAer, See'y, H I tSE WAN'TEI. Any one having a bonme to rent, can hear of a good ten sat, by applieation to the Editor of this pa . ~feb21: I. BUADQUARTERS TRANS-MISSISSIPPI D3VAiITMNT, SaauvmaoIw, LOOlGsUA, MUacN 4T., 18 i . Speal Orders, N.. t5. III. The following schedule of price, or oartle.a herein named. adopted by Com mieloner, appointed. pursuant to law, for the State of Texas, is announced for the information of all concerned. The prices named, are. until further orders, the msinmam which will be given within the State of Teras. by ofiler and agents piurchasing for the Government. MCEEIDILE OF PRICES FOR TEXAS. h'bro. DULSTItiCT. AarlICoLL QUALITY. DEacarWTrlo. QUA'TIT. out the -- - State. No. I No. 2 No. No. 4 5 Wheat Prlm. White or red t ranary 0 0 o 5 5 Per bn. 60 lbs 5 Wheat Prime White or rerdati tbs5 06 5 6 0 5 50 ?erbl 19e: ulb Flour Goud uperfloe at mill or post 8 0035 0638 5 0035 00 'er 10o lb Iat Flour Good Gov.fur.sacks mill or poet 14 00 4 019 25 17 I 0 17 So 'er bu. of 56 Corn Prime Unshelled lbs at crib 3 2 50 2 00 2 50 5 00 Per bi. t lbs C'n meal Good at mill or post 3 25 2 75 2 25 2 75 5 25 Barley God Per biu 48 lbs I 77 2 5 250 2 S4 20 o1 Rye Good Per b 56lbs 2 2 50 2 7 2 250 2 0 Oats Good Cleaned Pr bu 40 lb 2 00 5 2 751 2W5 2 50 Rice Good Rough Per pound 25 Iiice ;ood Cleaned Per pound Tobacco Good Plug or twist Per pound 5 Peas ood Cleaned Per bu 60 lbs 3 Beans ood leaned Per b O lbs 5 Bacon God flog round Per 1it0 lbs 50 Pork Corn ed fllog round Per 1'0 lbs 30 Pork last fed fIlog round Per 100 lbs 25 Pork Good M1ess in bbls Per lOt lb 75 Ilogs Fair Gross Per 100 lbs 22 50 Lard Good Nett P'er pound 50 Ii'fcattle4 yrs &upw'd Average Per b'i on ft 60 0 Breef G'd slaught'd Nett Per pound 5 2 15 15 15 leer 'Good DIried I'er pound 45 Beef Salt or corn'd nPer pound I sMutton Good ilanghtered Per pound 20 Tallow Good - , er pound . 50 Potatoes l;,od weet Pe Ter bu 10 h 2 0 0f 1 50 1 so 2 00 Salt Good Dry Per bi 0S lbs 5 00 Sugar ('ommon Brown :Per 100 lbs -ugar I' ime Blrown Per lo0: lbs oi -ugar White f'lanfled Per ll) Ibs 12., U00 fula!s'(oo,,.,d Merchantable Per gallin 4 tiot V'inegar u;,,d Barrel Per gallon 1 51 Fodlder 'G;od Inade Per 1)10 lbs 3 0tI flay Go"od ir.s Per ,110 b 3 I.eather Good Ii . m'n sole Per pound I I 2: Lather Gosd tesht srle Per poundl I Leather .;luod itu.s:e tl,.ravy ip'r Per poJ.ttid 2 1io L.athr ';;oud Iltust.t, .irht u,' Per pound "2l L. athcr Good Iarne-s bvy Per ptond l.*athscr HIeat aurness light Per puoint 2 0 Leather Kipt and calf IBlnck Each 2) o0 L.oes Good l|ouble soled Army per pr Ided ..... :Iry Per p sund hidets ,; 'reen trim'd i'er pound Y V,,, . i .tiinio 'nwaslhed Per punnd 2 0U t"o ,I ,irican.. t nwahed Per iu u. .) " •s',ool Me ico.m, In hedl I',r po.rln p l" it!l- trrlel. It.t ,Per pioundl l "otton 4-.s 1-!'II Itled P'er pot I .70 9o l 01) ,at n Common ted P.er piaio.] 40 4o 40 43 50 W"kox'n .o I A v'rage 1 r vke 2.10 A1 ...twe n 0 1 ,rtillery Ai r" p r I'dll J I I Horses Ni 2 trtill.ry Aver per t .l 7.. forses iI,,,. 'r .l v i.t fillr to '.e I 5, illes Noi I It*t-0 . A Rv' per h'td l ei b elle No 2 Ilarne.s o lan * p' , I ' '] ,3ti1 .t'tg,+n tGo. d to nasl Fo.tr hurr-e I,) ag5tons .1d class trt ail " F.or Io re -at'gonis It class i ',' d.-n ra', l.olrhnr,. 751o -'tg.nus Chl cl am 1 noVl n a.- llFour horse ;.7 'agons ;,,,, rn a tie Tw, hI. s," l*)00 Vagt"ert .;urd a ,, le w r l |'w., itcr-e .", am'n,.-,d 1:.10 t ' hora ,. t ee "'llik G dl l,'is, I .'r t titn 3 It I Las o.l i'a h. It) u"" I n t "o tnn.tn :1l.t:" kl ith 1'-r p u1 I" I i1' . n Stt , d". s ' irol ,tl i't r tru'e 23 r.1-,A rrrihti . I .Pr tuile PI r lo'1 tlb. o a i sp ' ":tali.rs statge crach I','r mile. 4I f'r.t·p': ;y waignl I'r mle Petr l() i 1 n,. • .rrta.t I N*' & ,m 6.1.' bti' t "L g(.4 I. ,nb,'t t:'d " ,1 .".ge '': i. or ,ak ,'.,r l'1w f'e't :, 1N. "!eletinIt. '.o1n n111n el'in*, or oak "'e 1'10 fet Y (I( Sgr S1 n .It \elms Va '. lUrr . gr"..re .l.,n -d clavt Value .:,00U Ille p': no,,th A, N..g' . ue:l ' :,,' farn'g t it" I ; . I ", clothing 30 C'astings Iron. plowi. tllow w:tr." Ac. Per tol ",h' HIRE f1" W.AGONS AND TEAMS. lir* of two htere wagon andl t..stm. ration- and forage fCtrni-hed by Gov., per day $ 6 100 HIre of us ut.. riatin . nl ttr.,.' f rntlf-hed by owner. pr lay : : : 9 00 I t.. of ft!r hors. o.r iet ix tieam, wagon: anlldriver. r.ttions and forage furnished )by (;,v.erlllltnt lnt p.*r ;day . 0O Ifire f s s;tne 1;ttit' anl,d for.se ftrni-hd by onuer. per dy d: 13 00 ilire of-ix ho,r or eight r teat. wgton atnl driver. ratiuous and forage furnished by Gvrn.entpr. ,,ay : : : : : 10 00 Ilire at am.i. rations anl flrage ftrnish.hd by ownr 17 0oo I.oad fr two hotr-" wagon andi t';am. it0 t hb. Load for all others. So lbs. per teal. I i-t mte mrut' to..n. Is 1ilt. pe,.r ,lay. I x team. 12 mileh per day. If the load or .li-tance ie creater or I. - than the ,above'. the pay to vary accordingly. The S'nin is divided into the ol,,Ilwit2. I)istricts. atn the prices will be paid as laeignattetd abovle. 1.t Ilhttlit Rld It ver. lamar. Fanntin, lptkins. Mlitnt. Kautfmatn. ElliM. Johnson. ill. l'ark r. T.arrant. ILttdl:a-. ('llin. (irayst,. Ciook st Ilenton. 2.1 lDistrict- Bolwie. i.evi-. lTitis. Maritn. U1p-htir. Wood Vtan Z utdt. Snitlth. Rusk, lHarrison. l'unola. Shel iy. Nae.gltches. ('Chterokee. Ander-on. ilhender-c,. Natvarro. Fr'esttne. l.iume.tone. .emn. lIfn-ton. Angetlina. San A.\uglitine :td Saltine .1 District -Includes all the country east of Itraz,s river. andt south iof Di-tri.t No. 2. 41h Iistrict -McC('lllan. Hell. Williamsoitn. T avi-. liars anid Guadalupe ciunties. and all tnntllie- tillth e.ast of th,e. ainl bttw,..en the (;tuadjlsle aind Brazos rivers. .th Ilistriert Ilaltne ,t State nlt incluled inll ,ether Ilistri.tt. Shbould the nanrr of any county be omitted,. it will be intlersto,.dtl to be, ,tlbrt;c'e1 in the Iistrict inciluding it. For reasons csatisfactory to, oIIr.evel. s Ime articl,.s art"e not placed in this schedule, thontgh inctl.ded in fornmer iotu : such articl.s agenlts will p)urchase in the he-t terms i'ihble. and if not sati-tied with the price. asked by the holdet. they can impress and refer to us for a tinal valtation ilnder the law. The prices are to be paihl for articles of subsistence in the county of their growth or manltfactlre.if in this State. and if impre-..d or putrchats-d out of such county. then iransportation within the State. il to he paid as established above. in addition to such prices. In case of, sugar antdl ml;t.kues manlultutcllretd in Louisiatna. the rates herein set forth are to be allowed at the line between that State and this. In addition thereto,. transpurtation is to he coullnted frolm the place of ipurclhae or ilnpre-lntent in this tSlate, along the direct and usually trasvelled road, back to the nearest point on the Louisiana line. Address us at Rusk or Marshall. W. R. D. WARD, FRANK E. WILLIAMS, Commissioners for the State of Texas. By command of General E. KIRBY SMrrul. Hi. 1'. PIRATT, Capt. and Assistant Adjutant General. Shreveport and Texas papers copy 4 timles. mar7-4t A. II. I A,(M N. J. J. KI.INE. ISAACSON & KLINE, Rese.viag.,Vewarltag & Ommieei.a M Ic'HCH ANT. Corner of Milam and Common streets. on the Levt". mar7 S1lItEVEPORT. La RI SSETS and III.ACK SIlOEý, For sale, wholesale and retail. by E. A Ii. JA'BII. now 22.tf] Texau street. Stt SAI.tE ()R tREST -A farm in Cad, do Parih. Inquire at this olfice. Jan. 24: St. p Vanted to Pearcher, A SMAl.Ltwellin hutl, sandl It within SthA ecorpnration..f Shreveport, Addre-. Box 163. Post ofmce, or inquire at this of. flce febl4:tf =-s 2t 2 Z.a k2Lt s Pl tI)HE Latrd Oil and Candlel, Sfor sale at - HOWEL. & BECKNER. Shreveport Ang. 23'e. '4 [tf I. 0. . . . ýEITI I, 1.)GE. No. 21. I. O. i_ 0. F., meetsevery Wednes day evening at 7 o.clock. at their I:till. on Texas street. Bros. in good standing are invited to at tend. II1. F. IElcKMIAN. N. G. )M. MA*~InEIn.R. Secretary. Wanted. AT Shreveport Aroinal. O1.1) ZINC, for which a liberal price will he paid. C. W. WAILEY, Oct. 25-t. Cant. CIom'dg. RICE! FINE article. for .ale at IIOWELL & BUCKNER'S. Fhbrev.pnrt. Mareh 21. '% miri3tf. hUAD QUARZS TRANS-MISISSLIPPI DEPARTMENT. 8auanvrre L*., March , JIS. . Speial Ords, t VI. The following schedule of prices for artiele, herein samed, adopted by Com misidoners appointed pursuant to law. for the State of Arkaasa. is announced for the information of all concerned. The prices named are, until fkrther orders, the maazmnfm which will be given within the ttate of Arkansas by oloers and agents purchasing for the Government. MCEIWULBE P PRICES F5e AIUKAAMAM. Aunrras. QUALar. Drscarrrsorw. Qcasrrrr. Pacam. Wheat Prime White or Red Bushel of 60 lbs. 10 Flour Good inperfine, Gov.farnlshlng sacks 100 lbs. 40 Corn Prime In shabk. at crib Bushel of 56 lib. 5 Corn meal Good do 48 lbs. & Rye do do 56 lbs. 3 Oats do In sheaf 100 Ibs. 3 Peas do Cleaned Bushel of 60 lbs. 4 Beans do Army do do 6 Potatoes do Sweet do do 3 Turnips do do $0 lbs. 1 25 Rice do :,'ean Per lb. 126 Fodder do Blade 160 lbs. 4 Hay do Baled. Gram do 4 I'eaches do Dried, peeled Bushel of 38 lb.. 6 Sugar Common Brown Pound 15 Sugar P'me or chole grown do 75 Sugar Good White clarified do I 25 Molasses do Merchantable Gallon 3 Vinegar do do do 2 Salt do do dry Bushel of 50 lbs. 6 Wbhiky do Distilled from Corn or Rye Gallon S Tobacco do In hand Pound 3 Tobacco do Stemmed twist do 6 Tobacco do Pressed do 10 Pork do Hog round. mast fed de 25 Pork do do corn fed do 80 Bacon do do do 50 Lard do Net do 60 Tallow do Beef do 40 Candles do Tallow do 50 Candle do Adamantine do A" Candlee do Sperm do I 50 Soap do Hard do 30 Soap do Soft do to Ikeef 'CGod, laughb tenred Net. tranMportation to be added do 15 Beef Cattle `Average Four yrs. old and upward, trans portation to be added Head, on foot 60 lorses No. I Artillery Eaheb 00 Horses No. 2 do do 7.O5 t\ules No. I Draught do 700 WMales No 2 do do 600 Wagorns No. I is mule. wooden sale do 700 Wagons INo. I Four mule, do do 600 Wagns No. 1 Six mule, iron axle do 800 Wagons No. I Four mule, do do 700 Hamrnes IGood Horse or unle Sett 30 Trace Chain do Pair 5 Iron do Pound I Leather do Sole do 1 50 Leather t do t'pper do 2 Leather do Harness do 1 75 Hidels do Dry do 5S Hides do Green do 2i Co,,tton do Baled, ordinary do 2 Iinsey do Yard 6 Jeans do Heavy home made, filling all ; wool do a Shoes Best No. I common home-made, double soled Pair 8 Shoes 'Best No. 2 tCommon home-made. double soled I'air 5 'I'RANSP( RTIATION. Six ruttle. or eight ox. wagon, team and driver, rations and forage furnished by Government. per da, - - $10 Six mule. or eight ox. wagon, team and driver, rations and forage furnished by ot nte. per daly - - 17 Four atole-. or sir ox. wagon, team and driver, rations and forage furnished by (overnment. per day - . 8 Foutr tunic. ,r six ot. wagon, team and driver. rations and forage furnished by owner. per day - - 13 rTwvo ntulle. or lotar ox. wagon, team and driver. rations and forage fuirnished by (Government. per day - - - 6 Two mntlte. or fu,,r .x, wagon. te.m and driver, rations and forage furnished by owner, per d y - 9 ior Taex I KlIts an Ot)rlvt SurIa'tl.lr. Ilauling ttax in kind anl other supplies, rations, forage atal driver furnished by ,,wner of team. 3 cents per mile for each 100 poulun. Load fIr two mule war n and a'rn., $4o. poutnds; loals for all others. 51:0 pounds per head. Distance for mile teaso. I n miles per day ; ox tratnm. 14 miles per day. If the load or distance be greater or less than above. the prices to vary accord ingly. i tr ~t ot.aat:. - BFy stage. 4t cents per mile : by r.tilro l. 2.i cents per mile ; and by steamboat. It cents per mile,. rations turnishe I by Governmintnt. E:\I.tL.I) nta Iwritssit ,aSil AiEs. --()wntrs otf slaves enrolled or impressed tinder Act of Feabrtuary 17. 1I64. shall allowed $2t) per month for each slave so en rolled or impressedl. G;overnment fiarnishing. in aldizion, clothing. rations and medical attendance. Wtaen articles are impressed which are not the proliact of the State, nor of the county in whichl impressed, the authorized transportation will be allow-.d from the place of production a the- place where ilpressed --the distance to be computed along the most direct and usually travelhd road. When prices are allowed at granary or crib. the o~fcers of the Government may, to facilitate delivery. pay the autthorized rates of transportation, or hire or impress wagons for the purpose. paying for them the schedule prices. The attention of impr.-sing officers and citizens is specially directed to the follow ing section of the Amendatory Act. approved February 10th. 18t4 : Srvtar i.. That the Act amendatory of the above recited Act. (i. e. Act of April 27th. 1t;3: ) and so much of the firit .se.tion of the said Act (i. e. Act of March 2i;th. 1 sf3) as requires an affidavit to be made by the owner, or his agent. that such property was grown. raised or produced by said owner, or held or has been purchased by himt. n-t for sale or -pecutlation, but for his own use or consumption. be and the arnte is Iherseby repealet." The new instrutctions of the Adjutant and Inspector General. issued March 7tb, 1-0i4. direct that "'lmpre-sments may be made sunder orders from the Generals com manding armies, departments. corp,. divisions, and by commander. of detached par tit.s. when a necessity arrines therefor." "lltfore any impressment shall be made. the impressing oficer or his agent shall make an offer to the owner, his bailee or agen'. int writin,. for the purchase of the prop erty. describing the property he wishes to purchase, the price he is willing to pay, and the mode of payment.' •No officer or agent will impress the necessary supplies which any person may have for the consaumption of himself, his family, employees or slaves, or to carry on hais ordinary mechanical. mantfacturing or agricultural employments. The amolunt to be retained by the owner must be determined by local appraisers, from whose decision there is no appeal. JN i. n. ADAM, Commissioners. BENJ. P. JETT, Sa Washington. Arkansas. March 1, 1865. By command of General E. Ktmty SFtrn. HI. P. PRATT. Assistant Adjutant General. Shreveport and Arkansas papers ptblish 4 times. marl4-4t Iocr Judge. TW E are autthorized to announce the name of L. M. NUTT, as a candidate for the judgeship of this 10th Judicial Dis trict. Election first Monday in April next. Papers in this District publish and send bills to this office. Jf We are atuthrized to announce lion. ROLAND JONES as a candidate tor re-election to the Judgeship of this (10th) Judicial District. Election to take place on the inrst Monday in April next. feb21-taprl 1 T HE Soutthern Speller and Primer, by Mrs. M. B. Hay, for sale at the lollowing prices : Per single copy $5. in New Issue. or 5 cts. -peele. Per dozen copies. $50 in New lssute. or 2,50 specie. A lib eral discount made to tilhe trade. Address M. WEINSTOCK, feb2tflt News Office. Shil eveprt. Soer Sale. O"NE very superior .extra family Carriage. of the best New York manufactre: can be used as an open or close carriage: has all the modern improvements. speak ing trumpet to the driver. &e. Wtbh the carriage are two setta of the finest English double harness. The carriage and harness have been need only a few times, and are warranted as good as new. Also one superior rosewood full octave Piano: one very fine Wtltont Carpet. for parlor: one fine Brussels Carpet, for par. lor. Apply to .1a31 PHELPS & CO. SALT. SALT! SALT! FIOR sale. wholesale or retail, a No. I ar Stitle of Bisteneau Salt. over a year old Any currency received at its valoe. I'IIELPS & CO.. Cummisslon Merchants, Dec. 6: tf. On the Levee. Eleetlem Notice. State ofLouiriana- Parish of Catddo. PURSUANT to a writ of election to me directed by his Excellency Henry IW. Allen, Governor of the State of Louislana, the qualifled voters of the Parish of Caddo are notified that on Monday. the 3d day of April next (Wt65). an election will be held for one Jnidge for the Tenth Jndlcial District I Court of the' State of Louisiana. composed of the Parishes of DeSoto. Caddo and Bos. Pler. for the term of faur years. The polls will be opened from 9 o'clock. A. v., ulntil 4 o'clock. p. 4.. in the severa police jury wards of this parish. and utn der the superintendence of commissioners designated by the policejury of this parish. and the returns thereof will he forwarded i to the undersigned within forty-eight hours after the close of the polls. Sn:mrr' a Orrck. , Shreveport, La., Feb.. ] 865. I. W. PICKENS. feh21 Sheriff of the Parish of Caddo. FOR SALE, FICESIl supply of Cream Laid Letter Paper, Pena and Evelopes. at the l'ost ose. Marsh 13: wIw. lb.e isteory othe Ol SibMey be disposed of. Price-$-4 per copy i new am. Garder Seeds at Hiotem. I HAVE the following seeds which I deem reliable: Carrots. Prsley. Cucumbers. Radish. Squash. Turnips. Splnnage, Kale. Mustard. Kershaw. Melous of every variety ; Pes and Beans of every variety. No 1ets or Cabbage. Palcs-Two dollars per done papers, or ten deollars per hundred ppers in specie. Sent by mail post-paid. JAIES BURKE. . marl4 3tw] Bookseller and Seiesmea. 1ltApertaat to Pareats. BIY a recent order from Gen. Smith, ) boys from 17 to 18 years of age are permitted to orgaoise and remain at school. A company is sow forming at Waco University, under Oaptain Jas. T. Daniel. late of C. S. A. Boys wishing to avail themelsves of a year's " instruction bj an esperieeoed faculty, will report at once. FPACLTY. Rev. B. C. Buareson. President. Rev. R. B. Burleson, Profemor Naturali Science. J. T. Strother. Professor Mathematics. William H. Long, Professor Ancient Lan Capt. J.T. Daniel, Asestata and Iastne tor Tactics. Address Rev. R. C. Burleson,oPresideat. Waco. Much 2d, 1865. marl8-w lm&nw4t NeItlee. THlE nodersigned, having given up the oufmce and warehouses occupied by him. and having transferred the goods on storage to Messes. Isaaesoun Kline. would respectfully inform the owners of property on storage. etc.. to comen forward and pa charges on same to Measrs. Isaacson Kline, whom he recomme .d to his friend and customers. W. WIITTY. mar28-4t Molaueses. OUR barrels for sale. Apply 'at thi. Soffice for particulars. matrl-tf Notice. OSNE thousand animals are requiredfat - once for the uie of she army. Citizens are informdd that two animals in bad order will be given for one good serviceable mule or horse. ADpply to Maj. Geo. Tucker. lnspector of Field Transportation District W'est La., Shreveport. C. D. HILL. Major and Chief Insp. Fid. Tran. mar28-wlt Succesimot of J. W. Brickell. B y virtue of a writ of sale to mue directed Ur.om the Honorable. the Distriet Court to. th-- parish of Caddo. I will sell on Sat arday. the i8h day of April. 166. a lot ol h.u, lso hold and kiteben furniture. belong ing to said sncces-inn. on the levee. at the store of Johnson A Durr.Shreveport. Te.nMt--Caah, subjec; t,, uplprai-ement. L. M. DURR. m28 tds w E ,-'u!tr. -HicksmaaS a Mi~snuri Cornet fland Sa will gie a eries ofC'oncerts in S reve port. commencing on We.due-day evening For parti;lanrs see b,iltsf he day. Shr vepbr Prices Currest. Corrected Weekly. for the Newr, by ISAAUSON & KLINE, Commission Merchauts. on the Levee. ,ngar. ('hoice, in HIbda, $3 25 to 3 7.. " Fir. 2 75 to 8 00 Common " 25 to 2 50 " Choice, in Bbls, 3 50 4 00 j folasses, in lsbli. 4 25 to 4 5'. Whi-key. per gallon. 75 to 85 Tobacco. per pound. 16 to 95 Salt. per bushel. 22 i5 to 25 B acon, sides and shoulders 1 50 to 1 Tb Hams, 75 2 0t Flour, I 76 to 2 25 Lord. I 75 to 3 Cotton. middling. 75 to 80 in seed. 12 to 14 Negroes. 5000 to 7500 Gold. from 28 to 30 for 1 N. O. Banks. at par. 8 to 10 for 1 Seven and Eirht per cent. bonds dull at 10 Seven thirty notes, dull at 40 to 50 Exchange certificates. 60 to 7' The above quotations are based on cur rent funds. OBITUARY. Died, at the residence of J. M. Walker, in Jackson Parish. La.. t)scar. infant son of J. M. and S. J. Walker. aged one month and two days. Poor little Oscar : his time was short on earth, but ia the language of the poet Happy infant, early bless'd. Rest in peaceful slumbers. rest. Died, at the residence of the same. on the 13th day of September. 1864. of congestion of the brain, Ronbert May. son of the above named parents, aged 8 years, b months anl 19 days. Little Bobby was an extraordinary child. and doted on by all who knew him; an ex cellent child, both at home and school. and wherever he was Known. Poor little Bob by. he has gone from his relatives on earth to his Great IRelative. (God.) in a world of happiness.where there is no more congestion and scorching fever-; but where sickness, sorrow, pain and death, are felt and fear. ed no more. Farewell. little Bobby, till we meet you again in the climes of immortal bliss. That little soul is Far away now. from mortal sight, Where angels e:'er shine so bright. Died. at the resid n:e of the same. on the 9th day of October. 1861. of cholera in. fantum. Edgar. son of the ahote named parents. aged It months and 19 days. Sweet little babe, we shall see ttee no more, till we see thee in the arms of a dear Savior. No delight are worth thy stas, Smiling as they nteem. atnd gay; Lasting, only. and divine, Is an innocence like thine. A IRELATIVE. .------.-..-._.. StLe et.m)hl1' i'eST OmFcer., March 27. 1565. Mr Dikin-on : Please annoence in your paper. that the expre.s mail for the Cis Missisippi Department will close hereafter at 12 t.. Tueesdays, instead of Mondays. as heretofore. Very respectfully. R. E. R ,NKIN, Post Master. The following hit at the only hotel in this city is taken from the Hous ton Telegraph : The editor of the Tyler Reporter has made a trip to Louisiana and back, and reached home safely, al th",ugh he stopped a while at the - Ve ands." in shreveport. Hemnat is rye a strong ,onstitution. In anlly o:her city in the universe such a hole as the Shreveport Veranda" hotel snnsrl indicted as a inisanee. ttbg sm Shea- ODdi sid to e6 .eiwd Ow mt i. ittig ou the eveu tfwlight On reart bi shadowe deepa AseId thlk upon the tn -. Yet those brLghted gd e memA Seem lto lbla inlr say O'er the ebsenee, long an wIeay, Fro my adved ones fe aw. Ad I long to a mes miew To mN heart the ead aheiS Aal havein days eere. Tender thoughts of those that es as:. Of the cherished ones at home, Like sweet Chimese of Msm'iyl m - To my saddened spirit come. .s upon the thirsty Iow'ret Falls the gentle summaer' aLe, To its drooping petals giving. Blooim and fragrance on again. Yet my soul al lose, And Ilong to clSp ooes more, To my heart the loved nd a sh--, As I bavelaeaps ofee. But beyond the deep'nlg eadois. Of the dark eheerles aigt, Comes the radiant sun of morntg,. With its calm andbholy light. ,o our hearts, though full of samew, Yet shall greet a bSppier day, When the mm of Peace retuneg. Drives the clouds of War away. Yet my soul Is nd sad leep And 1 long to clasp once mer. To my heart lved sda AsI have in days of yen. - LATEST NEWS. From the Missouri Democrat of Mar 15th. New York, Marob 14.-Gold 178 34. Shbermans in view of his rapid movemet northward. bha established bis heas qar ters at Wilmington. - Shermra's ; if Quartermaster arrived at Wilmington.. All transports and other vessels have been orderel from Charleston and Saiae nab to New Inlet. rhe exchange of prisoners progreelag rapidly New Orleans. March 9th. - Great feas of crevases in the levee oppito e ci ty. Will prove disastrous ift takes place. Lncoln is sugering severely from an at tack of influenza; confined and not recev ing visitors. ew York, March 14.-Times editorially says Sheridan moved from Columbia to join Grant, by crossing James river ad Southside Railroad. - Tribune's correspondent at Gen. Cot's I'd Quarters, gives the following account of the battle of.the. lQbthTheeeemy rein orced by SD Lee's copa, nokedCo@ near Southwet creek. Tbeyir two as aults. We attacked them deskrcaptn .iag 157 prisoners and one piece of artile ry. The second attempt made on our cea re was as handsomely, with- bearler loss, old they retreated from the field. Bragg .omatnded in parson, aseiste b'y D l Hill. N. York. March 14.--Herald's corres pondent from Kingston. NC. WcMlhl.gives the following account of the light on the "th. Enemy consisting of Huke sa division made a determined effort to turn our left flank, and came up unexpectedly and fu riously. Left of line under Gen. Carter fought desperate.y resorting to the byyo net after their ammunition had been ex haunted. Col Savage, 12th N Y cavalry, made a detour on the rear. captured 100 prisoners. Same asfernoon an attackmade .o our right was repulsed without lees. We lost 2 howi:zers, I Napoleon gnun, and took 200 prisoners. We have probable taken from the com mencement. over 2 thousand pristoers. Ou)r loss cannot he over 2 thousand. The Herald's Washington special thinks Sheridan has gone either to Sherman or Grant This saves Grant the trouble of cutting South Side railroad, and leaves Lee the alternative of starving or dividing his already depleted force, and opera Ri-ch mond to a promenade for Gr.'nt. The Missouri Republican of the 18th has Fortrem Monroe dates of the 14th. whlch say that on the 10th scouts reached Wit mington with news that Sherman had reached Fayetteville, N. C. Newbern,March 12.-Yesterday the ene my tell back across the Neuse river, burn inc the bridge on that stream. The enemy will not be able to remain in Kingston long, even if they decide to make another stand. of which there is much doubt. Sherman opened communication with Wilmington from Fayetteville. Washington, March 17.-Rumors prevail that peace commissioners had reached City Point from Richmond. No informa tion, after careful inquiry, can be obtalned to confirm them. The rumors came by the way of Baltimore, but from no respon sible source. Washington, March 15.-At noon to day the War Department had advices by steamn yr Leigh. from Fortress Monroe, that Gen. Schofield had occupied Kingston on the 13th inst.. Gen. Bragg retreatine. New York. March 15.-The Post's specal says that the Richmond papers are filled with accounts of Sheridan o exploits. We are exchanging a large numbers of rebel prisoners. Ten thousand were sent off yesterday and to-day Kirby Smith's troops have refused to cross the Mississippi river to help their friends on the East ride. They have con cltded. officers and all, to go into the oeten sible business of speculation of cotton. The Whigof the 13th says: The tide of fortune is at last turned. Good news has begun to reach its. The last two days we have had news of two victories which are of great importance. Wade Hampton's victory over Kilpatrick is equally import ant and will prove a heavy blow on Sher man. We anticipate news of even more decisive results within a few days. New York. March 15.-Gold 1744. The downward movememt was acceler ated by the news tha p-aee commissioners were coming to WaShington from Jeff Davis. Ihe Tribunes Ws-hington special .sys one of the mst celebrated fighting regiments of New York with every oecer from Colonel down. hare taken a vow to serve in the Popular cause in .exico as soon as they are out of our war with the rebels. Wishington, March 14.--The stateme-t has been extensively published that lth Secretary of the Treasury has decided to lund. Cotton captured at Savaunah has been sent to Europe. Portland. March IS.-London dates of the 3rd have been received. P'olitical news unimportant. Qteen Vieterla tem porarily emerged from her secluasien by receiving the foreign ambassadors, minis ters of legI.lorn and consulate at Buckidnr ham Palace. Thae Queen will hold another courton the 13tlh. -- --e - Tbh N. O. Picar. ne aay thbt a dangerous crava is imnpediny abov, that city. A Ritemond paper declares that Gen. Forrtest will be heard from in a few days in: a way to carry gladnee to evetry true Southi-n hear'.