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p" JOB PR IN*'TINO of every bscription, plain or colored, executed on as ýlQ~qle|etgm. ..th4 tipi. w.ill admit. T m f- .,Subiserspt ion and Ad ertieng,. sePfjist pages The .Latest .Newrs! This paper ,will pay liberally for news of any character furnished it; whenever used. In -vriting,-be brief andito the point, and forward by the quickest means possible. 'lThanks to our friend, Mr. Win. Uillan, for late papers. Such a stagnation of business we have never witnessed at any time or place. The stores are all closed. We are requested to inform the ladies that the sick Missouri soldiers at the hospital, on Milam street, are imuch in need of. little luxuries, and that they will be. pleased to receive any made dishes sent to. them; The ladies will, of course, respond. We are pleased to meet daily, the old'friends of this city, who are re turning, one by one, from the late scenes of war. Among the recent arrivals- we ,notice- Dr. G so. W. -Ken dall, -formerly dentist in this city. C(ome George, hang up your sword, and shove out your shingle, as your dental experience is imuch needed The phunny editor ot this paper having suddenly disappeared, and carried off with him the editorial pens and paper of this establishment, it becomes our painful duty. Ato ask of our charitable friends the loan or gift of some pieces of chalk, and a few boot legs -upon which to place our ideas for the public good. The generous governor, Henry \V. Allen, will accept our thanks for some printinglpaper presented to the editor of this paper. The steamer Lafourche left, the wharf at this place "last Wednesday with a large number of refugees on their way home. The scene of part ing triends was affecting in the ex t reme. The farewell address of Guvcxiur ~ienry W. Allen -appears in to-day's paper. We -were in hopes that his exeellency-would remain in our midst, but in this it appears we were dis appointed. In our opinion the ad dress of our late -govenor is one of the -best that ever emanated from him. Ift any of our military friends, not under the rank of Major in the C. S. A.; are 'desirous of making an honest living for want ofanilitary occupation in the.future, they iv ill be permitted to-address 'is for one -week, -'stating the terms upon which they will en te, the arduous duty of'holding on to ideas when -:oaught by -the -editor. As the chances of.obtaining this de sirable situation will --depend -much on very low bids, accompanied by proper vouchers, we expect the lucky applicants, -twill, doubtless, be. those whoB'ffer liberal. premiums and:arte prepared to farnish 'heit' diwn Tbdg ligs arid rations. Despite all the wild rumors which have been pretalcft the '~few ' ikst weeks, iih regaid to the cotiternplates plans of the soldiers among- u, , have not: beard f' oany a tisbehav on tlheir- ~gt;, and fe1 prtik'"6_ .ticon~ile the fact 'fhit all are quiet and orderly. Peaco reigns triunph ant and a spirit ofgood fe~ing - e'iists between the citizens and poldiery. May it so continue It is really an aeing to notice Ap" efrts:: being i~ade nibw by' so t;ri neArspaptirs toa'eht on th riglf6 of 'the- O ite' S-tatesgovernmC The presumption on their part' i}'; that - by .this -giving -vent - to their a thoughts, the little they" possess o~ :this vorlda's gd'ds 'tlU hii~add' to n them, mid they :perinitted to fllcw~41 their vocation in poace. This apr' b pearauce is-also -visible among other IS classes who have 'not -.thi same a facility for giving puiblicity' to thhbi 4 now mntertained thoughts Or ox- e pressions. In one view of the mat- q. ter we like to see the change, but in a another, .it becomes 'detestable.- When we hear expessions of "I p never was a secessionist," then we pity in our heart the spirit of cons c temptibleness, thus exhibited by those who 'were - only too eager 'fbr secession, and hope that the Lotrd will have mercy on their soul. . Honest confession is gQod f'or the ia soul. The man, be he high or low in the paths of -life, who favored- s cession in 1SG1,'by his vote or ad vice, and now acknowledges it. but o: being repentent is willing to labor a with as much zeal it restoring peace to I the country as he was in'revblution- a izing it, is in our opinion to be trusted ti much farther than he that pursues ti the opposite course, miserly clinging to his little riches, and pituously looking to the ·"old" government, and with a whine begs forgiveness not for his past acts,-but that he may reinain in undisturbed possesion of his goads, chattles, or estate. l'oordevils, they need all the sympathy the United c States government may see fit to dis- r, E pense to them in charity. Some of n these objects of pity, while trembl ing in their boots, imagined that every body's knees were knocking together at the thought that U. S. troops would soon be in possession of d this place, ready to seizethem bodily, aind then, probably, tie their feet aiid t hands together, apply to their eads some "Yankee" -patent machine to a open their mouths, and introduce the L much talked of "iron-glad -o6th," " which from the representation's we have heard, must be of prodigious 0 dimensions, and requires rolling out ti by =gun powder force, to -suit the size of the mouth of the patient to w which' it is administered. a What has become of all the ori ginal secessionists we cannot imagine b unless' they have taken w-ings and h .floWn to 'Mexico or evaporated. If any ar e still about the country w they should-by all means remain, as the scarcity of the race will bring L them into'market, and secure large b preiiiUms' from curiosity hunters. v C4 It is a matter of pertfect indiffer- a: enea to -the United States govern ment, we believe, whether ' this 'one I or that one, did oune thing or the - other; it is suicient to know -'that 'p they are and have been living here ' driing the war, and that-theiy nst I dbw i'eturri to the allegiance of their old government, and show by thehire future acts whether they are worth" aud ithreitoriouts. Wfore thin itMr 4 "iThlno t i·eiqunied at fteii' f1zl..-l That wo ~a 'reathe ifeer, i t louder, and have moro liberty adeDi a the YFidealA givebnatedt hianu ha the':-ei ids61 h eOWh UO.'' .vethime it, i sIrjS, 4 it bebooves :4~htlref4 to.e a wir- utmost- endiveaom in h restoration of theUnidiia ua B 6thidtheitr r. Oure it'tOkb.' it; dti~ait'the p oixs who acts 1Ea ii's a4 bold auid true, will be trbatM4,as b:e comes his character, sndthawe ad al. just-gtouude of coinglaitnt. -As'"~' do unte them, so will the" do uuto d _ __ astait per . ol15y aoski ' bd ii$8tbough hie brought nup -teopapeIrs, -he failed to accommo dat us Avttit dv'id,'vo e ia iidite; the nglecit, lprtir'etla'rly1 a d d have beets 1'atihe h bit of' ayitg Whide imnuibrir 'bf ou paper, for his especil, benfit. We notice such papers as he gave away, by proxy, were -intended for 4heeHouston' -press. We skhall even ikeni6ebi~ thii triialle'd for generotity of our -friexids and when the time' arrivos will return ,the compliment, with interest, if not- in this city,. probabtyin the Ctasceiit city. New Orleans papers --contain -ac counts of a: wry disastrous exploaion of the -mini Ordinance Depot of the t. S.. forccs stationed at Mobile; which occurred on the 26th ult, Over 300 'persons wete killed and wounded ;-'eight entire squares were blown don on and several: steamers lying at the lwhlarf were torn to pieces ; eight to t n tihousand bales :of :cotton :were burned. The "dam age is estimated at about 810;000,000, The description is heart rending, and the disaster was one of the most terrible that has happened for some time. -Ce hear it reported on the street that northern papers say that Banks has been removed ,and that G-en. Cauby'has receivtid instructions not to interfere in any- Way with civil authorities in the administration of their respective duties. This is en couraging and irhivill tend much to relies- >tio impatient anxiety of very many of our -people. 1Farewell Address. TO THE-PEOPLE ()OF LOCISIANA. 'E ~.ITrIIE OFtl('c. Shreveport. l.a. Jttne', !GS5. t Fellow citizens :-I have thougbt it my duty to a4ddesee youa ew w orda in parting from you, perha,ps forever. fMy adminis tration as Governor of Louisiana closes this day. Thu'wartis ever. the contest i, ended. the oldirs aro disbatudtd and gone to th1ir Prme,uand 'now ther,is ir Loulsi auna u opposition.whatever to the Consti tttionaund the laws (, the Unittd' Sutter . Until order'shall be establishb d :and societ With all 4ts -"safeguanrds 4hlly edctored. I w-ouldtadvise thatayouldorm: yourselves in to compaiU's and Jquads fut the purpose of protec Aug your families from nutrage and insult. apd your proIitrty from spolia tion. A 'few badm'er..-tui do ruch mik- chief auddestroy.pach propt'rty. 'Within a short while the United Stzte-s autlxoritic. will no doubt send you ai armed force to any part ot the'-tate 'where' 'ou may re qnlre it for yourpneteation. , . My countrymen, we:havu for fur long vyears waged a war, which we deemed to be just.in the sight-f high hgavou. We haves 'orthcu theitsf.t the -wisest: nor the brvest pet~epo .in theworld, bt:w- le have sut ed ,smote mand. borne our- snulterings with greater ±ortitude than ny pcople on the face of- od?'s green earth. ' ow let its show to the 4votld that aswd have "fought like mien-.alke men'-we can "mnake peace. Let there be noacts of violence, no heart buraings, no-intemperate language. but witbh'maly dlgnitysubinitto'the inevitable cours'otf events ":elthir let their be any :repilo t abWe lotprolperttys--Lretthere- be ao c ation or- rorimirintSon--no mur mure. -It. will do no good, but may do much harm. You, ivbo like myself, have "Ibsttall (iýn'oh, how tnanyjthere'are) must begi1lifoEttaw. ',Let-us cob lk- tof des !pait:seeO'wbMi abott our-mi'fertunes, but with strong armsE and stoat'hearts adapt uraelvies to the.' cir0efmstiices Which tur rotnnt " " :.'IIttow'resMt with the UGited States anu thorltzes' to makeryousnce onre, atcouten.t ed, prospergi tIs1 PPy "peyple. They can withi fiveryease, res tord oulmana to its~trig~ta Weatlth~and ptirsperity, adj7 real the rdtAe watlbdsthst'hM'ee blei-ibfltttl-. .upbler,; So grebH 'are -but k'eouperative eargles,'-o rob it our soil-so great are the ?e rces 6f. t'Cjate ! Our rulers hash ttl'tli tO t dry the dtourner tam .-h4Wa h 218t l t6' lhe betts of theo poo ridoe-.Md4ke -erpa.--to- oause the peat in aprat. ieasse tJ 3c f4rgpton, and to' inah 1i .foir d"aeatea lari ' to blossomi ard.b"I d lw i 0g;:' ; wotld .;ba y, .S p S .edist md; o p. hslnr t4ldi&ity tjOy" haer" ll"fe!noo.I. But m ountry this cannot biTr eatdio ti ied, I'e efheair. t.Grfoeraorii ramnd ,Qd i.p4ti-b the conscious pride of having done my duty. All thul officers of State and all employees iu its verious dcpartments have rendered thenitn al ace.,tut anL ma'.li, full and complete settlements.. I thank eaftear I their kiidMeess to met ur tfir 9pa 1ý tlo t the seo ver-a I tie~Ir e .i* ' Theo ao*couint are _.o, no1. , ,, ate.' L invite the closest fn itonly-. herb papers, but to all aBets as Governor of Louisiana. My Stat.I Stores, and Dispen saries, and- Mamnfactries h-ive alil-been: tooptlucted in the most successful manner. None can tell the vast amount of good they have done, riot nly to you, but'to the peo pile of Texab. Arkitltsa'acMd'.tlIUlsurl. Fellow citizens, is this the, darkest hour ot my life, I do not come befbrd- yotrnas an 'old man broken down by the storms-;qf State, nor deo I come-to plead for mercy 9t" the hands of those whom I hare'foughctir four long years. No(,o. " I come.in the pride and vigor of manhood, unconquered, unsubdued. I have nothing-to i4.grelt. 1 look back with mournful pleasure at my public career. now about to close. A,' a citizen, as a soldier, as a statesman. I hav'. done my duty. The soldier': family, The. widow and the orphan, the' sick and the wounded. the poor and needy have all bad my especial care, while the wants of the soldier and the citizen have not heen 'for gotten. I have proteced the people from the encroachments of mnilittry,.puower and have never permitted a bale of cotton in the State to be seized or impressed. It i. partly mn rememberance of these acts; that you have always given me yvor .entire con iidence. But few in authority have ever had so many evidenceC of affection and re gard as you have so often'shtwn to me: Refugees, return to your homes. Re pair. improve and plaint. -Co to work with a hearty good will, nod let your actions show that you are able and w\lling to adapt yourselve, to the new orderuf things. We want no Venice here, where the deni zens of an unhappy 6tatu shall ever mnedi tate with moody brow. and jllot tlhe over throw of the government, and wheti all shall be dark and dreary--cold anutl snspi cioits. But rather let confidence be re tored. If required. let each .and every one go forward cheerfully and take the oath of allegitence to that conntry'in which they expect in future to live and there ptursue their re-pective avocations with redoubled energy as good, true and sabstantal elti Zees. I go into exile not as did the ancient " o. man. to lead back f'orcigzn armint:s azga.t tmy.native laud-but rather to avoid pe'r'ec. curion. and thle-crown of martyrdomn. I o to seek repose for my shattere%1 lifa t. It is my prayer to (God that this couar: 1:.av be ble.ted with pern:auenrt peace., :an. h; tat real prosperity. general hnppine.s a::i lait:ing 'tcontcnltent may unitl. all % who hitve elcctled to live utnder the fit c. of a countrv. It poiSithlo, forget the JI.at. Look forward to the future. Act with can. dor and discretion. and you will live to hle..s him who in partsinu gives vu thi: la-t advice. And now what shall I say in partict. to my tafir cuountry--wotlt'en ' Ladies of L.i.u -" ilnna. I bow to you with tears of gr:ateftl affectiuon. You have alway.s reslponded tmst pr.,lnptly and cheerfully to the calls -fplatrio:irum iand of dlty. You have cloth ed the soldiers. znirrsed the sick .and wounded,. cheered up the faint-hearted, and smoothed thes dying pillow of the varrios pat riot. God bless you Godbless you I can never forget you. In the land iOf the. exile Isbhal ever rnemember you w\ith :.el ings of gratitude too deep for utterance. My coulntrymxenu I bid ysou adion---'Farw, 'l2. Son,rutitnes think of hirt who hl, sacrif!iced tll for you. Perhaps in hcttur days. whc-rst the storms of passion and prejudice sh:all have uamed away. we may nseet aga.n : 1 mntu then be permitted to return -to mingle with my friends, to tnake hem by the hand :nd'" forget my own grlof. to be, happy with vyu." If this sho'tid be deniedlme, I humbly trust we may all muect in Hier.ven at last t, part no more. IHENRY WATKIN: ALI.IEN. (Governor of Louisinat,:. Wej\ i publish tie lollowing ntorceanu, which the editor of the Galveston News, has discovered in a New Or leans paper, so that our readcr.- may enjoy the joke. Gen. S. is no doubt by this time out of harm's way, and luxuriating on the good things that fall in his way, consoling himself with the thought that hce i.-, out of dangar and that time old sayiung that "all that glitters is not gold," is a sure thing, not to be sneezed at iu these times. 13ut to the extract : Th'be N. 0. Delta of the 15th inmt, speaks ofIlaving received previously, news of the assasination of'Gersra1l ·F.. Kirby tSmith, which news tihe Edi tor now says, is positively confimned. According to the Delta's account, he was asassinated by Major McKee. 1articulars are given, how .General -Sanith an.4ajor McKee quarrtled, because their interest clashed in some cotton operations, when Ga4. 8. accused McKee Lwith being a traitor, and ordering him to be shot, but that: he was pardoned by the influence of Governor Allen and others--that Gen. 8. kept"'Major 'MeKee a prisoner. over a yeari ~aud after being released, ~MlKeoe t rtatened vengeance agiinst Gn. 8. when thi latter had him -oa aoripted, in reatumnfi r whicih McKee *easiaated him ! Woallade to this report to show how ingeniously tihe cixcumstaucos are do, ve, tailhd, to make the story plausible. T erm t o ' i; .oied~,~ttto the . -Pll se h i1ople. ahibo' o C'Ie hfladeJlpia " There are certain indications whiclh go to show that President Johnston, like the. lamented. LincQln,. in his latter days, is giving .t3e .extremre Radicals a wide berth, aid I 'hazard Mthiggin 'Sgg..tlhattthe, jet ocla nittitrn penittho SeSith to trade Wilt bae son 'f blvd by ..evidirices still more ca vel-div. tb he.desiro of th .President to.,healsaeo breach as quietly add, pleasntI' s pisible, and ~nite the two sectibns ' again in one "harmonious whol'." You will note that his proclamation reviving trade is not addressed alone to the loyal people of the South,ý.'nt in eoludes the well 'jdisposed". in its privileges, and that too, 1thloirt com pelling .them .to take.the' miich-abuised and often broken oath of allegiance. The South, in so far as trade is con cerned, could ask no more thhin this, for ,the door of commerce is open as wholly and asfrety to- all -the peo ple as.if;~ech a ;thing Las,Fwr had not ben .known. Wbhetber,.they . will avail 'thremslves fii.-tl ffer remains to be set, but they must he rebel lions, indeed, f .tthey allow so hand some ii privilege to remain a dead letter ivith themi. I" undvrrstand. upon atithority which I cannot daobt. theat terms equally generous to thos,: offered to and accepted by Lee and Joh:enton, will be shortly oftercd. to the whole Southern people--a fe:w of their leaders in the rebellion alonii excepted. In other words. th.-re will be a general amuesty tendered, and a disposition evinced to unake the situation of our "wayv ward sisters' as pleasant as poi;l-. ''lThe radical element have cot :a inkling of'the policy .f the lPresidc,:n: and declar,' that ,t:: adoption will end in the retention of the slaves at tlih South, thus dtef'atin , as they believe the great object tot which the war, duriug" the plat tour ,ears,bhas been fought. ant leavin~ i the old "bone oft' contention" still to be attacked and gnawed around by the opposin,.. factions. But le( tho3, bew are who atteuil. to oppose the iolicy of Presidein: Johuson. Mr. Li.cn:ion has bee' credited with firm:n._:.. but in hi:. successor';; little finger there will .. more of the Jacksonian.firnmness titan there was in Mr. Lincoln's whol hand. 'That the pcl)let of the ,ouith will receive far better treatment at the hands of the old goQvernmieut than is anticipated, we believe, and anxious ly look forward to the day wheum the conu,-,ucncCes of the rebelliousnesa u:" they Southern people will be full kuown;. Let us rather await the is_ sue with patience. than to waste .breath di.cussing lhe probabiliti.: of the futrure. The New York correspondent ,; the New Orleans Picayune says : "President Johnston, it is novw pretty evident, inteuds to bring the. people back to thi. Union faith ont what are retarded in the North as anmicable and liberal terms. .'The rebellious "tates, he dtclear.-. have never been out of'the Unuion. and Senators and Representative: will be received thcreufrom at WVash ington whenever the States shall see fit to send thert. State.governme-nt recognizing the :'dkIeral compact, will also be welcomed as restored to loyalty, and where their presence is not neceseaiv,thel national armies wvill be withdirawn." The Texas Christian AdVoCat(: says : ',That Gen. Magruder has re -uested, through the commandar of the blockalu fleet.off Galveston, per massion to open negotiations with the Federal commander at nw Or leans. -, Ph: reqiest Was a-anted~ a conligimturu kod or;iaithiUties to be car'ried t~ sew Orleans in a Federal Steamer at any time Gen. p.nd.ence ip dated May 2~and. The St. Domingo trouble-has al ready c~st, the Spanish trasury 280,00o reals. Of the 36000 imen despatched to that Island only 141, 000 remain under arms. an't only 4,00t :,', eati,,.tive:.