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JAo. Dickinson, Editor 4-Proprietor.
gJP'OB PRINTING of every de-seription, plain or colored, executed ol tuv roasonableterms as the times will a.dmit. 1;%r Terms of Subseription nudl JAd certising, see first page. The Latest N!iews This paper will pay liberally for news of any character furnished it, whenever used. In writing, be brief and to the point, and forward by the quickest means possible. Lbse-On Sunday evening, on Mar ket street, a Masonic breastpin, with the letter G on it. Thl finder will confer a favor by returning it to the editor of this paper. Stolen from this office, on WedieLs day night last, a pair of navy pis tols. They were new, never luha ing been loaded. Any information of them or the thief, will be thank fully received and paid for by the Editor of this paper. Thanks to a friend for a copy of the St. Louis Republican. On Monday evening, 22d inst., about 1800 Federal prisoners arrived here from Camp Ford, at Tyler, Texas, and took their de.parture for home on Tuesday. Business has completely fizzled out, and our once prosperous looking little city wears a deserted appear ance. We are in a sad condition for news and papers, owing, we suppose, to the mails from below not coming to time. The best that can be done un der the circumstances will not be left undone for the benefit of our readers. It behoovs our planters and others having provision to spare to send the same to this place Our M ayor, or some of the citizens could be consti tuded a committee to receive and dis triubute the same. If something of this sort is not done immediatley there will be groat suffering, not only among the citizens but the soldiers who are here, and those to come. The question is of the first impor tance, and must be attended to. We would suggest to our people that they call a meeting for the purpose of devising ways and means for the protection of those in want. Wait not for the hour, but let all who can spare anything, give with a liberal and willing heart, Our friezid Robinson, of the Hlunts ville (Texas) Item, has made a sad mistake, as will be seen by the fol lowing, taken from his paper. Be careful, George, self introduction is very good sometimes, but in your case you got the Dickins on your track. We forgive you for your mis take. Accidentally we made the acquain tance of the treasurer of the cis Mississippi department the other day. Hearing that John Dickinson was in town, we thought only of brother John of the Shreveport News, and bravely went up and in troduced ourself-a difficult thing for the modest Item at any time. A. word served to explain the mistake, and we found it was John of Hous ton instead of John of Shreveport. All went well after the mistake was corrected; we found the Judas of the cis-Miss. clever and sociable, but we eould not convince this student of notes and figures that Johnston had gone up, and some one else will have as difficult a task'* to convince him that Taylor has gone down. John is heart and soul in the Con fed acy, and will be among the last to 'elieve she has gone up! Happy treasurer ! wish we could be as much of a Thomas as John Dickinson. We take pleasure in reftirring to the advertisement of Dr. J. Thomp son, veterinary surgeon. The doctor never fails to cure. We trust he will receive a liberal patronage. F'uandamental Bases.-The Metro plitan Record says: "The only way to end this war is by reasserting the Right of Self (ioverlnment, of which the editor of the Tribune claims to be an uncotn promising advocate, andt by denoune ing" every effort of one section of the c'ountrv to hold another section in a hated tlVnuiou by military force. To us it appears that this matter is easy of solution, nothing easier. Mr. (reely says he believes that the Soutlern people were dragged into secession by ambitious and design ing leaders. There is but one wUv of ascertaining the trluth or falsitv of the statement. Let the people of the South have a fair opportunity of de clining by an unbiassed vote, whether they will leturn to the Union, or re mlain as they are, a separate a nd iu dependeu people. Let the armies on both sides be disbanlded so as to render coercion imlposible, and our "bleeding, bankrupt, almost dying country," will be saved from fuirther exhaustion by tlhispeace'ful and practi cal solution of the con:roversv." From the St. L, is IRepumbliean. The Surrender of Jeff. Thomp son-Particulars of the Trans action. Two weeks ago, Satturday, Lieut. Col. Davis, Assistant Provost M.a a shal General, rcccived orders froin ,en. 1),,dge to price(ed to Arkotusmos, to find .Ietfl. Tl'hompsion andl prescnt proposals for the surrender of all the torces un'ler his counim:nd. Clionel Davis was inslructed p.o niegotiate with him on the same terms that were conceded by Gen. Grant to Gen. Lee,. Capt. Bennett, A. A. (., was. detailed to accompany him. They proceeded to Capo Girardeau and there procured a strong escort of the best mounted cavalry in the dis trict. They then proceeded to Chalk Bluff, which is in the northea,:ern corner of Arkansas, and very near the Missouri bounlary line In the meantime another body of troops left Pilot Knob and concentrated at Doniphan on the right, as an addi tional argument to 'l'hoimpon to sur render. On reaching C alk Bluff the best information obtained was to the ef fect that the rebel comnaiundor war abseht, and it was reported by a!] sources that' he had gone South to meet another flag of truce sent by Gen. Reynolds, co:nmauding at. Lit tle Rock. In order, howev-ere, to sat isfy himself futlly, Col. lDavis seti:' an oflice', nlldler truce, to penetrate further into Arkansats. Thle bearer found Thompson at Harrisburg, to which place he had just returned fiom a conferounce with an officer sent by Gen. Reynolds, and to whom lihe refused to surrender. The b-arer of Col. Davis' flag induced himi to come to Chalk Bluffs to receive and con sider the terms offered by Gen. Dodge Chalk Blflfs was visited thereforo on the 9th inst. The conference was a long one, Thompson desiring to introduce a good many questions of a purely civil nature. ,He talked fireely with our officers, and assumed that tihe Confederacy would yet succeed, say ing he would have hope as long as Jeff Davis lived, and there was a rebel Secretary of War; that his only object in giving any attention to the summons to surrenlder was on account of the hardships that the people in his district were undergo ing for want of food and other ne cessaries of life. Gen. Thompson's forces were not collected in camps at the time, but were scatte'ed throughout Northern Arkansas, froin the Mississippi river to the western boundary. On the Ist of May he had collected thetm together and pa roled them for the season, to allow them to put in crops, bat they were required to hold themselves in readi ness to resume their arms and march at any moment. No considerable body was collected at any place, all of them nearly being at work on their farims. The country is quite impoverished, and such a course wh necessary on his part to create sus tenance for the women and children. Thompson was particulauly severe on bushwhackers, deniunced them in the bitterest terms, and said they deserved death wherever found. He strongly disclaimed all sympathy with the assassins of President Lin coln, and expressed much sorrow at his death; would have regretted of hearing of his dying in a natural way, as lie considered him as good a friend to the South as could have been put in the position of President. The terms were finally presented. anid Thomlpson was allowed a rea sonable time to decide. 'iThe terms were acceded to on the expiration of the time. lie agreed to call his troops together at WVittsbnrg, Ark ansas, on the 25th inst., and at Jack sonport, on White river, on the bth of ,Juue, to be formally surrendered and paroled. All arms, ammunition and public property were also to be brought in and given up. The rebel General says that so far as his opinions and sentiments are concerned, lie has considerable con fidence in the ultimate success of the Confederacy. and that .Jeff Davis would eCilnpe to Texas and there set up a new ( overnlmnetit. lie remarked that he w;ts a '"damuned rebel," and would not live in this country any longer than he would be allowed to leave it. Col. Davis, having succeevded fully in his mnission, returned to this city about 1 o'clock on Sunday night. ------- ----- Nw Yorlk, May 15.--The steanicr Se-',an Queen brings Panama dates Of thl, 5th. Th1. nws of the assassination of I'resident Lincohli was received on the 1st inst., casting a gloom over the whole coninunity. A large meet in- was held at the Americ:an Con sulate, at which appropriate rcsolu tiltos were adopted, and half hour guns ordered to be fired. A monu met subscript:ion of one dollar each w ;< als,o started. lThe lnglish war teaRlmer I)eva.sta tion,. and U. S. ste:uaier &'vane, low ered their flags and fired half hour Sgunllls. The new contract of tlh, I'aInam: Railroad company passed the first reading in the lBogota Ct,,ngress. President _Murill, has c(nlRise-tI 1ed to act -is mediator bLt weei (,Costa Rica and other Central Amnerican States. A disturbance occurred at Begot:t, owing to tihe refitsa:l of snlic: ninl bers of Congress to uncover their heads, while a religious picoe.=ioni was passing. Several persons were shiOt. Go:( . ]lrrios has left Costa Rica en route f; r Sa:lvador, wit i t1, ob ject of hading the Liberals 01 that IRetublic in revoluioiin. 'l'he Peruvian lbrig Admniral (;nis se with Gen. Castella al,nard a prir ouier, arrived at Acapulco. Mijexico. on tht- 2d. About 50 arrests have. been made in P'anama, of pjlersons engaged in t':e, late disturbance there. Spain has made claims against Chili; munitions of war having been sent South by Chili to protect places likely to be attacked. T1he revolution in Peru progressed i but little, and it is thought it will )be put down. New York, May 15th.-In a g, cral order Lieut. Gen. (;: rant has r( lieved Mai. Gen. Dana from the corn mand of thie D)epartment ,of' the Mis sissippi, and ordered him t(, proceed to his residence and report for furth er orders. Gen. WVarrcn succeeds Geon. Dana. The iHerald's Washington special says: Dick Turner, the brutal dun geon keeper, escaped night before ilast from the cell to which he had been consigned in the scene of hirs former brutality-. His recapture is regarded as certain. The Tribune's special has the fol lowing: A-rangements are being made at the Treasury Department to pay off the 2d and 5th corps, now Sencamped in the rear of Alexandria, - within the next two weeks. Thi Government has paid out $130,000, S000( for its debt during the month. The Government expects to be in Stelegraphic communication with Mio bile by to-morrow hight. The guer Sillas have subsided, and thus far the wires have not been molested be Stween Washingtou and Georgia. A civilian also came through Virginia s on horseback, in the track of tile 2d corps, and two days in its rear. He reports that ihe neither saw nor heard of guerillas, and that he was wholly unmolested. In every county were some rebel officers and soldiers re turned, still wearing their uniforms for want of other clothing, aind go ing viguorously to farming with their' own hands. A few women are still defiant, but tile men atre subdued, and secqui as atnxious now to la, let alone for the sake of peace anrid agri culture, as the y were four years ago to be let alone in tlhe wicked work of destroying the 1 i1in. Maj (G.en. Hlward has .sheyn af poilntcd at the hraed "1' thie F'reedlrllani's Bure:rau. Gen. Sd',lrmxa 's arm-v st'tri.!d from Richmond ,n I he Friday, and will le here with the, ( tntrlal at its head on W'ednesday or Thl'ursday. .iThe 'T'rihune's lticlhuiond corres pontldncet says : l lunter was arrested at his homefl in Es'sex county by a squad of eavalry under Col. Mlcin tyre of th." "2otlh Now York. ltiilr,,a;. ol',tinr i ication hle tw'Vee , Richill t:o ,l :Id(1 tilre SCoutlh ii l,e'ing est:bllish -, :, fast :ts l s-ibl,,. ivi:.., " i' i ':: l itt l i:L'e rI.al in lithe c unltl \" ltit e ;n:;ir ro.tdI' witlh. 'T'lh, l'iIl !. ltrunsr freom a :.,rm . ce ,,f undout,let.ri tt'llrityv that .JetI. \'vij: will ble i,,ti:iel, at "Fort LatI.avette, . 'The T'i:i, ' \':t:l:: inigtc(n se ,,,ial s:,vi-: 'l'ilt k t; ",e1 r nizini the :t ryv is e,.._a ingi the ecrliest ; . ten tir of t the ;. rn.sal in Cl'hit. tlhe- War liie'i tuette, : I;n1l realny of t'he lelaini corum and,. .... 'l'ihe (jil ti,.,), :15 t,, lwhici t .. s l will be nturrstereld tt,l anrt w !.vi, r. :. in d, i-, r ,t ve " full vdelcid.i! , , ut it is proI lale tia th -, wh.... s- tetlis e.xl pitre prior tt (h. teeer next, %wi!l ie tiret attdtlid , to It i-, ,livt , , l ,t.\i.vte I, 11 at iln ,,l ,r gaI.lizig tlr, army, arll ,eleortutniti . will be gi.e fer e'v1ry wrthy ,i , A ll I t'e ry i.d . lli.r toi rml in rl i thie Se;t'rVil'e. To tilll .ir ai oert'd~ \v;1l w ill \ bei, isnsu d rl "luiriilg dIlt:; - uw4nt eouiioladers to a.lscer(l:tli lti,' lundiil t. r of1 tlil '.- .e-.iri . tl , 1,-It . ill thn- 't vic, att t, aplllpoinlt lc eard to detel',lri, their ,ua:lilintionu: anLri report tI 'er_o1. (',p(ai rmnt in.iln the calttre td 1.i'.. 1)avi-i the Trin ",r h,1e )h, will e. tlit', the char et. of Ce ,ie l, ici ty i ' the rmu:rt l;r ,,t i ' r i(I, l ei iI ,ll . idtr thinw k in ll ti a r,:i t.r ti :.'t:,l and:111(1 h i will ,, 1.:;' :1 ci 'il Court. 'l'ilt , 1 rEa / i ',s W\ n i.ii e r,, .- e l SjtLas: It is expe e that 'witil, two weekI there N% i' ain efltr te t, l , r cauiltatlist: 'or tlhe. lxitan lee an. ba-el, ee1 such se,,lritie,. , \vwill re - reenll lolclt d it is at itll t . It Ihas t ll.ln V.-', rtai lL. th:,t 1 :lr ly ,ll the e Jgrn ;ttilo: .-'h,.+ st,.. Il,,\ cl',":lling S: , I1 iau '] r -: 'it(1.11,..et rt. ,tally u te. iltho.riz d, lIt i- inti tn.t " t,:lt .'jit','t h m b,'ll ]| .\'e lt', ii sti -';at t 1 :1it(:n id Iyo tilt Fll Ir,'ch e(' it.-:a1 rie.s with a viw t ,t induce thi . (.,,v'ern ,.- 1it to f I;:'lt L : I nurtlilatiI. T'" 'I' ::e s' Wal-hingon spi-eei;:l s l-: : Ilti Uction. lu lV a e i. lu et nt t (,,n. Wil.-on to tforward 1!)avi.- to a\'al tnail a"itl It b'ring I hi ill t1 t:lil'e t4 o Washilngtouli vy wtter. M.uch indigration i t j.x ,re -telI iherw that purmi.-l.i,,n .i-e,,uhl huv.e in I ribhmond, the i 'orm.er ier, pri,.tors ,' the Eve-iing : 'inlorier, to take posseseion ,f the.e t ,ei ol ettinlIe print tire large, printiig c,,ncern used by the rebel Gove'rnment. The Memphis .ppal nwspaper was mover to .Icn ore e h,1 alp proach of Wils',s nrlt's. aed lithe Adrertiser wi-nt to Eufala. '1Tie. Montgomnery .1tti/ remaiied and is published under its former proprietor. The peoplh are soon to hohl a mass meeting to consider the best plan of r~,toring the State to its allegiance. MiosecOV hlais more thiiii onerie hun dred hotels and three hundred cof fee houses, inus and gin-shops. The-se- are op.n all flight, as the in habitants seldom go to bed before two or three in the morning, and du ring tine winter scarcely over remain in tihe .-tnreet. The numbler of shops I and magazines is ten times greater than in St. Petersburg. The St. Louis'fRepulican speak ing of Jeff. Davis and his capture, thus discources : JEFF. DAVSl, when captured, ap pears to have been making for the Florida coast, having dismissced the most of his escort and greatly re. duced his train. WeV heard nothing said about :ay haul of ·p]eci(., and the stories that. ]hav:e L 1,'(' in circu aIntion in ret'ferItne. to larg, amtountst of treasure in the han'ds o the f ugi tives will prohbaly turn out to :Lha\': bee)ln Inanuflactur(ed. T'Ihe small size of the party that overtook and a:ipreludem!d thie .l, scandil g red el I' 1"isidlit, tog).t.her with Ilil colnli(lence, t hat .Scims to prevail withl regard to getting him lthroughi the coluntry saflely to W\ash ingtou, firlns a itgood illlustration of thie preSiLn'-t .-upr.nllacy of the FeCdCeral :autltirity ill the ubdued terrn itory.- No :liI)oi troops haver, during tfhel war, 1,1,,.trated so far into the iln t"'lior of ti ti. .-ut hertl plort ILt If" G,',rgia :,: i inviJ.'e whlichl is son. rtventýy-fiv,. miles. boe'ond Macon. 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' n i il i.-ih alil ,l' h e lt i l llng ' tl l l '..ta " Il, 1,t I' a" Ii' , ta l i e r ill Iii, lir,,n '.ll :i, l ,,. t -, w ha't la s.: li ll, I s" . al.ll ti'. ll-I ii'.: ll nkiini g thll' s l. t- i ' \1W il ilth sli riei 1'. , hi.is ::1r ht. " ' I:," t', l:l l'\', ii t ' .1' h,- --la- I v. a il lt L a:,tr.i will l lorev .i l..- .l , w it' l :l1liiot r rllebtlli,,ii- I ,"a 'l iair ill i'lion is r1' :: tui n: : tit, ,uielivi gihl a. Ni.:w Yoi:F, Mta 11; T i, <'nOlll ,rci' /'.1, special" 1:/ s : '' alt,\ lt.t rv .t Irfl at er luht hlfve, ,1 t\ 1. 10' ) vit' l oi f r t'Yte ltl l' tax ('l )t l, , h a, r 11"bbl , : Xtell tiv.-e Coh1 itiiI,(li I tile c ilpt l-irl- y isbec in )olRgatihmns wroilnt bew York anti Botasoll al'te cging e rc ductiol ol tlovernmxnoit s of iatirest w f wi's per vewlit. Teft" ])avis will roach Washington by the rmiddl or latter part of the week. Hie will at once be placed on trial, probabley, bfore the Com him in the conspiracy, is becoting from Richmond will not be wanting, as Mkiltul detectives are unravellhng the ovrments of suratt who was the conspirators.