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P. A. ROY,... -Editor and Proprietor^ ftRsis:' SUBSCRIPTION—'Three dollars per annum, in advance. If nut paid, at the office, within three months after subscribing, live dollars will foe charged. No paper discontinued till all arrearages are paid, unless at the option of the i)roprietor. FALSE RIVER, LA., SATURDAY ::::::::::::::::::::::::::MA RCH 1. 1862. j5S>~The l'olice Jury will hold its regular session on the first Monday of March. .^"Regular term of the District Qc art (jury term) the first Monday of April. j&LITSee the notice of Col. Matthews in another column. JfiSf Ga.pt. Pope is now raising a company for Confederate service, to be called -the 1'oydras Light Infantry. Persons desiring to enlist are referred to his advertisement. j^SJ-There is now little doubt left "in the minds of any body, that if we laid immediately followed up the blow inflicted at Manassas by others, wherever the enemy could be reached, reiterated and redoubled, a glorious peace would long since have been extorted from our panic-stricken foe. To have pursued this course, would have been actiug only in conformity to the maxim of every great general and conqueror, whose successful career is portrayed in history. The Fabian poli cy, which it pleased our rulers to adopt, was en tirely inapplicable to the circumstances of our case after that battle. It is no time now; however, to indulge in profit less regrets. '• The enemy is thundering at the gates." Our own favorite general—who before God, we believe, had he been appointed general issimo in the beginning, would ere now have an nihilated the Yankees—is now calling ns to his banner, to retrieve, before it is too late, the honor of the South, dimmed but undiminished in the care of feebler leaders. To Louisiana and Mis sissippi in particular, he looks in confidence for the men, on whom he can rely to baffle the ene my. Already Mississippi is crowding in thous ands to his ranks. Will Louisiana allow herself to bo outstripped in the glorious race t Will not the sons of Pointe Coupee hurry to the help of their gallant brothers, already in the field, and at the JJOst of danger and of honor? T6 doubt it, were to ignore the history of our State, and insult that spirit qf Chivalry for which Louisian ians have ever b'.'en distinguished. FELLOW-CITIZENS AND SOLDIERS! j 1 address you to-day in a double capacity as ' Governor and as Commander-in-Chief. A call; lias been made upon me by Gen. Beauregard for 5000 men to defend the Mississippi Valley, and with it your loved State, this beautiful city, and, more than all, our homes and those dearer than all else, save honor. The laggard and the das lard awaits the foe at every shrine' of the sanctu ary. It Is the part of the brave and noble hearted to meet him at the threshold or beyond it; and did we choose any^,other portion, we would be false to our history and traditions, recreant to our brothers' blood which stains the hard fought fields of Virginia and Missouri, and unworthy of the high gift of independence sancti fied by the blood of patriot martyrs. This is not the hour for vain regrets or de spondency—no, not oven for hesitation. An in solent and powerful foe is already at thi*castle gate; the current of the mighty river speaks to us T»f his fleet advancing for our our destruction, and the telegraphic wires tremble with the Acws of his advancing columns. In the name .of all most dear to us, I entreat you to go -to meet him. A brave General, our fellow-citizen, ealls for you, and liis patriot heart feels you will come. Laurels hare already clustered around his brow, and he calls you to share with him new honors and new victories. Sacrifices must be made, but the recollection of them will nerve your ana in the day of battle, and moke dcarsr your suc cesses. Fathers, husbands, brothers, lovers, your coun try calls you ! Citizens, your property and your rights are in danger! Will you not go2 The hour for glorious action is upon us—let it not pass unheeded by. Gen. Beauregard does his fellowrci'dzens the honor to wish them at his side in the hour of trial. A special messenger, mem ber of his staff. Dr. Choppin, waits to return to him a glorious response. Upon volunteering, you will be ortl|h;d to Gen. Beauregard, at Jackson, Tennessee, and in. a few weeks, when the necessity is past, you will return victorious or leave your names as martyrs embalmed in our hearts. TIIOS. O. MOORE, Gov. and Commander-in-Chief. i \ SOLDIERS OF SEW ORLEANS! You are aware of the, disasters which have be fallen our arms in the West Greater disasters still arc staring tw in the face. Gen. Beauregard, the man to whom we must look m the saviour of our country, sends me among yon to summon you to a great duty and noble deeds. Inyoking and inspired, by the sacred love of country and of priceless liberty, he has taken the deathless resolution "d« les voager/Hide les suivre." And with-the immortal confidence and holy fervor of a.soul willing, if need b?, to meet martyrdom, he ealls upon>you to join him, in order that he may restore to our Country what she has lofct, a*A lead you on to glory and independence. In tottus rigidand sullen as the tol lings of the ftme ral knell, but with clarion accents that should send a quiver through every hearty and string the nerws of every man, he cries out the final re frain of tiast immortal hymn: •• Aux amies, cHoyensl forroez ros battalions," Marchoiw! * - Marehonsl " QjTuu sang impur abreuv® nos sillons! Creoles of Louisiana, on to the work ! S. CHOPPIN, Surgeon Gen. Beauregard's Staff. _ j ' ^53~ T o a community like ours, heretofore un pretending and pacific, engaged in the innocent and patriarchal pursuits of agriculture, a strange and harsh revulsion of the current of accustomed thought, is necessarily produced at its finding itself thrown suddenly, although not without warning, into the midst of scenes of historic j grandeur and intense action, in which each man j is required to play his part. It is not to be wondered at, no matter haw stern and strong the I determination of each to play that part well and ' heroically, that in the newness of the position, in which he finds himself placed, every one should ■ experience a feeling of awe at the responsibility ! which circumstances have forced upon him, and ■ ask himself in bewilderment, what is best to be ; done? | As ours is a Government, popular to an ex I treme degree, it*should be remembered always : that such a Government.is the weakest of all for ' attack and defense, when the feelings of the ' people are not enlisted in the cause ibr which war is carried on; but that it is also the most. ' overwhelmingly powerful and -irresistible, when olie enthusiastic purpose and object fires the breasts of all. * We arc proud to aver, that with a few base ' exceptions—so few that their number may be • oounted on the fingers—such is the feeling that : now animates the people in this Confederation. | Our late reverses have but served, like the blast ; of the North, to arouse to a blaze the fires which i were smouldering too long. All that is now j necessary to bring our troubles to a successful j termination, is a wise head to plan, and a steady ! hand to direct the energies which the occasion i lias called forth, and which are now strung, like a bow-string for the battle. As to our executives—Confederate and State— their business for the moment, is to furnish to the generals in command of our armies the men and the means, to prosecute the war as vigorously as possible; abandoning to those generals the se lection of subordinate military officers, and inter fering witli them as little as possible in this par ticular. Men in the command of armies are too deeply interested in the success of their plans, not to select the best instruments ibr carrying them out Already in this war have we heard too much on the'topics of seniority and rank; as if either, iu times like these, were worthy of men tion. When did ever eitber'nrakp a general, or capable officer? A campaign, and the battle field are the only tests-of generalship and military aptitude. It is impossible to .judge from their antecedents, of the military genius of any of the officers of the old army of the United States. They never had an opportunitv of displaying it ! on a scale corresponding with the magnitude of i the war which is now being waged. It is well known and admitted, that one man may manage a thousand men well, who would be at fault with tea thousand, and utterly confounded in trying' to command thirty thousand. Yet there are i many who feel at homo with the latter number, \ while it is reserved for Genius alone to distribute and move in concentric action more imposing forces. We must, therefore, allow events lo develop themselves before pronouncing, like the vain glorious Yankees, on the merits of our generals. Up to'the present time, Gens. Beauregard and Sterling Price appear to us to be the only men who have evinced those talents and qualifications which entitle them to high command. We say this, without denying to others the same—nay, even higher qualifications;* we merely say that they have not yet exhibited them. But to revert to our own immediate duty as simple citizens and soldiers; let ns remember that this is no time for vain ambition—for struggle for place, power or position. In the piping times of peace, these are the natural and honor able stimulants to action. But higher and hoiler motives now prompt the thoughts of nearly all, and it would be shameful to entertain ideas of self or personal advancement, amid the scene of universal sacrifice whieh we are called on to make. Onr business to-day is, to do or die? whether in the ranks, or at the head of regiments or armies. We are all of ns knights in one of the most glorious eauses ever defended. The de vice of each be then the noble words of the sweet-tongned Roman: " Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori." THE WAR TAX. A uditor's O ffice, ) Batoflr Ilouge, Febmary 10, 1862. j To Francois Porehe, Esq., Sheriff and Tax Col lector in and for the parish of Pt Coupee. Sir—In accordance with section 9th, of the act entitled "an act to raise money for the State Treasury," approved 23d January, 1862, and for the purpose of paying the current interest on the bonds issued under said act, maturing in 1-863, you are hereby notified that a tax- of one-tenth of "one per cent oir the assessed valuation of taxa ble property in the State for the year 1861, has been levied under said act, to be collected in the same manner as is now or may be hereafter pro vided by law for the collection of other taxes. You'will, therefore, proceed at once to levy said tax on the total amount of taxable prMjertv, ac cording to the assessment "rolls of your parish for the yeftr 1861, which will give $13,787 41; for which you will please furnish bond under exist ing laws. In making returns to this office, you will designate the same as the '• War Tax.'' I beg to call your attention to section 9th of the above recited act, printed on the reverse hereof. • a Very respectfully, your obedient servant, II. PER ALT A, Auditor. An Act to raise' Money -for the State Treasury. S ection 9. Be it further enacted, &c., Tluvt to pay the current mtfrest on the bonds issued under this act, maturing in 1863, a tax of one tenth of one per cent, be and is hereby levied on the as£essed. va/uation- of taxable property, ac cording to the assessment rolls Of 1^61-j and the Auditor of Public Accounts is hereby directed to notify the several Sheriffs and Collectors of the fact; and it shall be their duty to' collect the same as Is how or may be hereafter provided for i by law for the collection of other taxes; provided, i however that if the amount so raimlshall exeeed the amount of interest due in the year 1863, on the bonds aforesaid, such excess shall be retained Jn the Treasury as a special fund, and shall form part of the amount necessaiy for the payment of 1 the next year's interest jSS~The members of Company D, Pointe Cou pee Militia Regiment, are <J»dered by Captain Eehelardto- assemble to-day (Saturday.) at their j drill gro*rad. See notice. THE MASS MEETING. At a mass meeting of the citizens of this par sh. held at the Court-house on Tuesday, the 25th inst, for the purpose of forming volunteer com panies for the Confederate States service, and to ' devise and adopt means to assist our military ] organizations in their endeavors to repel the in ! vasion of our soil, on motion of the Hon. A. Pro i vostv Judge T. J. Coolev was called to the chair; Messre. C. D. Stewart. Col. F. L. Claiborne. Louis Chenevert. Adelard Langlois and Col. Stephen Van Wickle chosen as Vice Presidents; and ' Messrs. Julien Michel and W. T. C'oyle, Secre j The I'resident having explained the object of the meeting in a few brief and patriotic remarks. ' ou motion of the Hon. A. Provosty, seconded by ! Col. S. McKneelv. the following resolutions were presented and unanimously adopted on their first j reading, as a whole: ltKSOUTION'S. ! Be it Resolved, 1. That a permanent commit i tee be appointed, to be called the Committee ot I PubliCSafety of the Parish of Pointe Coupee, I which will hold its sessions at. the Court-house of i this parish, and which will be composed of twenty '■ live members. ' 2. That, sub-committees of public safety be i appointed, one in each police jury ward of this parish. 1o be composed of .three members. if. That nine members will form a quorum of said committee of public safety, and two mem bers of each sub-committee will form a quorum of said sub committee. 4. That the duties of said committee of public ■safety, will be to devise and execute all meas ures necessary to assist our military authorities ! in the organization of the defense of our country, j in any emergency. j 5. That one member of each sub-committee I will be a member of the general committee of i public safetv. and that eleven members of the j same will be appointed from the parish at large by the meeting held this day at the Court-house. *6. That Brig. Gen. C. N! Rowley and Col. F. II. Farrar are hereby appointed honorary mem bers of the committee of public safety for this parish. 7. That the first meeting of the central com mittee will take place on Saturday, 1st March, at the Court-house; and that the first meeting of the different sub-commit tees will take place oil Tues day next, iu their lespective wards, for organ ! iza'fion and the election of the members of the i central committee. | On motion of lion. A. Provosty, seconded by Jas. Vignes: Resolved, Thaffthe Hon. President of this meeting now appoint the eleven members to be chosen in the parish at large, to act in the central committee. This resolution being carried, the following nominations were made by the President: A. Provosty. B. 15. Simmes, P. Randolph, S. Van Wickle, Thcrence Samson, A. D. M. Haral son, James Vignes, Pierre Bouanchaud, Sr., J. L. Matthews, J. A. Morgan. On motion of A. Provosty, seconded by S. Mc Kneelv, it was unanimously Resolved, That the President of the meeting be added to the above list, to complete the eleven members. A resolution being then introduced to empow er the President to appoint the members of the sub -committees, the same was carried and the following appointments made: First Ward—A. S. Carruth, John P. Nugent, John T. Brooks. Second Ward — Alfred Brown, II. Calliham, Stephen Barb re. Third Ward—Asa Brown, Dr. W. I). Smith, Joseph Torras. Fourth Ward—C. I). Stewart, Dr. John G. Archer. J. W. Denson. Fifth Ward—J. T.Strother, James Gotten, Alex. Labry. Sixth Ward—Col. F. L. Claiborne, E. Coolev, James McCullum. Seventh Ward—Cyrus Bemiss, Jas. Hutches, Simon Hermann. Eighth Ward—Geo. Pitcher, James Vance,, Emile Tanneret Ninth Ward—A. Bondy. L. V. Gosserand, Julien Michel. -lentil AVariV— J, II- T .ejmum Sir., Adu!«iil-i Langlois, P. A. Roy. Eleventh Ward—A. L. Mahoudeaii, P. O. Le beau, J. B. Bergeron. Twelfth Ward—Desolive Lejeune, Gustavo Le bcau, M. B. Thomas. Thirteenth Ward—Etienne Major, Ben. Jewell, Capt. Tlios. Conway. Fourteenth Ward—Sam. McKneelv, S. I. Fen ner, James Iv. Pickett On motion of Capt. W. H. Coolev. the follow ing resolution was then.introduced: Resolved, That the inhabitants of the parish of Pointe Coupee be requested to pay a tax of twenty-five cents on every hundred dollars of property owned by them, which said tax shall be collected by a committee appointed by this meeting; and that the assessment roll for the year 1861 be adopted as the basis of said tax, and the names of all refusing to pay be published in the papers of the parish. Resolved further, That,the sums collected of said tax, be placed in the hands of the committee of safety, to be by them used in the discharge of the duties and objects of their appointment. To this resolution, the following uawmttaatf was offered, as a substitute, by Gen. B. B. Simmes: Resolved, That the police jury of the parish of Pointe Coupee, at its next regular meeting, ou the first Monday of March next, be requested to levy a tax of twenty-five cents on every one hundred dollars of property owned by each indi vidual in this parish, for military purposes; the amount of said tax to be placed in the hands of the central committee of public safety of this parish, upon a proper receipt given; that the police jury Issue their bonds to meet the said tax, And appoint a committee to negotiate the same. The vote being taken, the substitute was car ried and adopted. On motion of Gen. B. B. Simmes, seconded by A. Provosty, it was unanimously Resolved, That the President of the police jury, here present, issue notices to each member of that hotly, asking their punctual attendance at their next"regular sitting. On 1 motion of Col. Sam. McKneelv, seconded by C.-D. Stewart, it was unanimously Resolved, That the citizens of Pointe Coupee, between the ages of 18 and 45, not physically disabled, do meet at the Court-house ou Saturday next, in order to enlist en masse for the Confed erate States service during the war. On motion of Col. S. Van Wickle: Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be published in the Democrat and Echo. On-motioiij the meeting adjourned toSaturdny next. T. J. COOLEY, President J cliex M ichel, | c „ . . .... W. T. C otlk, j- Secretaries. 1 Correspondence. C olumbus, K y ., Feb. 12, 1862. Mr. P. A. Roy: Dear Sir—I suppose yoti begin to feel anxious to know what is going on at this and adjoining places, as also the condition of the Pointe Coupee Light Batterry, in which I know you takeagreat interest. Ah to Columbus, things remain pretty much as they were when I Wrote last. A fight is anxiously wished for by the soldiers here, but there is very little' hope of this wish being ful filled, as the Federals seem-to have a holy horror of this place, and say it is a perfect slaughter pen. Their intention seems to be to get posses sion of the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers, j and penetrate into the State of Tennessee by that ronte, instead of by the Mississippi river. Yon have heard ere this of the taking of Fort Henry by the Federals. The taking of this fort giv£s them the possession of the Memphis and Ohio' railroad. Should they auccoed iu taking Fort Donelson. they will be in sixty miles of Nashville. They have been fighting there, report says, for the last three days. The news reached hero this morning that we had whipped them, badly, killing 4000 and taking 7000 prisoners. This is not confirmed as yet, although we know here that they have been fighting for three days, and that many of (lie enemy's dead had reached I I'adueah. It is also reported that Beauregard was in command there, if this report should : prove true, it will arrest the advance of the ene ' my for some time, and in the mean time the Con ' (federates will have time to enlarge the army of Kentucky, which at this time is entirely too ' small to meet the large force advancing on them ! at different points, and hope for success. i When Capt. Stewart (now Major) was forming i this company, in your parish, in June last, it was predicted by some that it would lie a total fail ure, as it would be impossible to get guns, and i that it would have to be turned into an infantry company before it would be received by the j Confederacy. The fate of the artillery compa nies that were being formed at the same time in our sister parishes, would almost have warranted this prediction, as all of them were turned into infantry, previous to their being transferred to the Confederate service, for want of guns. Had they had a leader endowed with the. energy of ours, their efforts might have been crowned with success. When the company left Baton Rouge, in August last, for the seat of war, it numbered ninety members, two brass and four small iron 1 guns', and one hundred and two horses. But | Major Stewart, with an energy that I have rarely | seen -equalled, has steadily increased the propor ! tions of this company, until yesterday it was formed into a battalion numbering two hundred : and fifty men, (sixty men are now on the way to 1 join it.) twelve brass pieces, and horses enough | to work same. The 1st Company is formed of the original signers, and the 2d of the new mem 1 bers. This is the only battalion in the Western ! army. Many of the Captains here have attempt ed to raise their light batteries to battalions, but I tliey remain as they were months ago. This I speaks higher than anything else for our Major. ! The Generals here have asked Gen. Polk to 1 authorize Major Stewart to raise a legion, which is to consist of the Pointe Coupee Battalion. t\vd ; companies of cavalry, and two battalions of in ! fan try of six companies each; and when formed, ; to constitute a separate command. Gen. Polk , lias issued the authorization, and it is now in | possession of Major Stewart. I have not the least doubt of his success in this undertaking, as i he is known all over Louisiana as one of the most daring and energetic men in the service, and is excelled by none in kind and gentlemanly bearing to those under his command. He has the reputation also of being the best provider in the Western army, and his battalion of artillery bears unmistakable evidence of this fact, as it?is unsurpassed by none in equipments, clothing and provisions. The weather has been very bad here, up to several days ago; it is now beautiful, but cold. The health of the company is excellent, there 1 bring only two or three cases in camp—these very slight ones. I think our health will con tinue good, as all the camp diseases have mussed awav. and the soldiers are acclimated. J. Y. I . THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON. forces engaged and surrendered. We have managed to obtain an authentic list j of the troops engaged in the battle of Fort Don- ! elson on the 15th inst., all of whom/with the ex- i ception of escaped stragglers, surrendered with j Gen. Buckner on the day following. Gen. Pillows division included Gen. Floyd's | brigade, and was composed as follows, (we give them as they were located in the intrenehments from left to right): The '20th Miss. Regiment, 26th Miss., 26th Tenn., 56th Va., 50th Va., 51st Va., 1st Miss., 8th Ky., 7th Texas, 3d Miss., Green's Artillery, 3d Ala., 15th Ark., 4th Miss., 30th Tenn., 48th Tenn., 53d Tenn., 42d Tenn., 10th Tenn. Gen. Buckner's command constituted our right, wing, and was composed of the following regi ments: „ Ttfv.nessee Regiment Fourteenth Mississippi Regiment. Third Tennessee Regiment. ' Eighteenth Tennessee Regiment. .Thirty-second Tennessee Regiment. Capt Frank Manney's Tennessee battery was als« engaged in the fight but we ate not advised as to its position. Brig. Gen. B. 11. Johnson, of Kentucky, assisted Gen. Pillow in the command of his division on the day of battle. Onr total loss will thus be seen to be twenty three regiments of infantry and two batteries of light artillery, of which were nine from Tennes see, six from* Mississippi, three from Virginia, two from Kentucky, one from Texas, one from Alabama, and one" from Arkansas. All accounts concur in establishing the fact that no battle that ever transpired on the Ameri can continent was more terrific, more fruitful of deeds of daring and valor, or more hardly con tested than that at Fort Donelson on Saturday, the lath day of February, 1862. [Memphis Appeal. ; The Appeal of Friday has the following para graphs: Since the first symptoms of panic, prevalent upon the fall of Fort Donelson have subsided, our people have become more determined than , ever. Volunteering has become brisk, and re cruiting progresses rapidly. We confidently believe that Tennessee will put 75.000 men iu the field to drive back the invader, if that number be needed. One of the Federal prisoners, a member <ff an Illinois regiment, who was captured at Fort Don elson and arrived in the city yesterday, asserts that tut forty-eight of his regiment escaped un injurtd in the fight, all the rest being killed or wounded. Tlus is the most fearful loss sustained by ar.y one regiment during the war. The Federal officers acknowledge a loss on their side, in the Fort Donelson fight, of six thou sand killed and wounded. But Federal privates say thev had ten thousand placed hors de com bo!. Some of their regiments were literally cut to pieces. They admit that they felt whipped on Satur day, but their reinforcements gave them fresh ; courage. Tliey say their gunboats suffered severely. Thirty shots passed through the Cincinnati. The Essei was a perfect slaughter pen. Commodore Foote is satisfied that his boasted iron-clad gunboats are insufficient for attacking Columbus. j —" ~ I .-K&~Not that which men do worthily, but. that which they do successfully,' is what hi-tory makes ! haste to rccord. [Bceche'r. i Ol'R COUNTRY -TO THE RESCUE. I IIk.aixji'arters Pointe Coitee Artii.i.krv. / I Columbus, Ky., Feb. 12, 1862. \ j llv reference to the authority hereto annexed. 1 it will be seen that 1 am authorized t(j raise twelve hundred infantry and two hundred caval rv. for the purpose of being incorporated iliu) a separate command with the Pointe Coupee Bat talion of Artillery, in order to form a legion that will, within itself, have the power to assault an enemv. or defend itself against an invading foe. 1 propose that this legion shall consist of the Pointe Coupee Baitalioii of twelve, bras guns, now in the field, two battalions of infantry of six companies each, and two companies of cavalry. I The battalions of infantry will each elect one lieutenant colonel, one major, and fill the usual staff appointments. The company officers will be elected by their separate commands. In ad \ i/ition to the usual pay, each soldier will receive | a bounty of $50. The cavalry companies will furnish their own horses. ' The necessary arms will b? furnished to'the ! several commands as soon as-- they report at the i headquarters. An opportunity here presents it i self to those who wish to enter the Confederate 'service, and be at once united with a separate command at the seat of war. it gives an oppor tunity to brave and patriotic^ citizens to rally around the banner of their country, in defense of their wives, children, and their firesides. in order to complete the legion at as early a day as possible, I will receive companies or squads, and will furbish them with the necessary transportation to join me here or wherever I may be ordered. Captains of companies will .muster in their own commands, and report at these headquarters. . Fellow-citizens, f am not influenced to raise this additional force in consequence of the re verses our arms have recently sustained, as they are trivial in any aspect presented; but i believe it is the duty of every true patriot to swell the ; forces of defense, and bring them to the field to j defend the cause of our coHntry and our God. j Our ability to do so is amply sufficient. One i united effort on the part of our countrymen will ■ drive back or exterminate a fanatical foe, and | conquer an honorable and Christian peace. I It is not to be expected that all can leave for the seat of war, but those who from compulsion : are forced to remain behind, can assist ine in j this laudable enterprise, and to such 1 ani com ! polled to appeal for assistance, as my present i command demands mv presence in the field. 11. A. STEWART. i Headquarters First Division', j Western Department, Columbus, Ky., Feb. 11, 1862. ) ' Special Order No. 235.] I Capt Richard A. Stewart, of the Pointe Cou 1 pee Artillery, is hereby authorized to enlist and ; muster into the Confederate service, infantry to the number of twelve hundred, and eavtfhy to the number -of two hundred, for the purpose of ! being incorporated into a separate command with the Pointe Coupee Artiiiery. . Bv command of .Major Gun'. Polk. GEO. WILLIAMSON. A. AG. i . ■ j ! ! NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. | NOTICE is hereby given that irom a iil after this date no person will be permitted to ; hunt within my enclosure, or to enter therein j for anv purpose whatever, under penalty'of the : law. " J. L. MATi HJSWS. | Livonia, February 20. l$62.-3m > THE members of Company D. Pointe Coupee Militia Regiment, are directed to assemble I | Saturday, the 1st of March. 1802. at 2 i». M., at j Waterloo, on their drill ground. [ P. E'JilELARD, Captain, j THE "1'OYDRAS LIGHT INFANTRY' is j now being formed for Conf derate service ; for the war. Uniforms, rms and equipments given to each man when mustered into service. Apply to Francois "Porehe, at the Court-house; ' F. M. Neff. at the Chenal; Samaet Loigh. ^jti frmmmrar mfotfSutclmtuT. oh trie island; and | toSavinien Robillard or W. II. Coolev, recruit ! ing officers, at the Court-house. This company I must be ready to march by the 15th March. The Confederate States will pay a bounty of §50 tfl each man, as soon as the company is | mustered in. C. W. POPE, i f2<j Livonia. I WILL off-r for sale, at C. ntropor;. La., o i March 12th, 18li2, at 12 o'clock v., to the last! and lowest bidder, the roads and lovee- belong ing to the following named persons, viz: i L J Kerr, Hunter & Jackson. T D Harper (2). J J Carruth, John Slideil. J T Moore. Ed- > wards. Lauve & MjcCall, John Nugent, across lot 16 in T. 4 S. R. 7 E. (owner unknown): —± Freeman, F G Calvet. G WCopwood. Islet. Mrs E Lay field, Jas Hudson Mrs Mary 3ffe Cov. Jas. Hudson. 1)11 Peaks, A A Laforest, M Garwood, Allen Cook, D N -Dickey, At Cypress Point, La., March 15th, 1862, at 12 o'clock u; ; Mrs M LBftyakin.T A Glendening. H J Rich-! a rd, Estate Jarred Nel.-on, B B Simiues, J T j Brooks, C Kirk, O S Jones. J J McCrea, J C j Jones, A F Brown, D W MeCraine, Smith & : North. Said roads and levees to be made in strict ac cordance with the regulations of the Police Jury of Pointe Coupee; contractors to give bond j and security for the faithful performance of cou-1 tract. W. S. BURTON, AtehaTalaya, Feb. 22, 1S62. Ins. 1st Dis. ; GENERAL ORDERS NO, 1, Headquarters 6th Brigade L. M., " - -) , Pointe Coupee, Feb. 19,*1862. j j 1. Having received the appointment of Briga dier General 6th Brigade Louisiana Militia, I hereby assume command, and establish my Headquarters at this place. 2. The Brigade is composed of the parishes of Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Terrebonne, St Mary and St. Martin. 3. Volunteer Companies in this Brigade have until the 15th March in which to perfect their or-! ganization under the present law. Commanders of Regiments will report them selves for duty Mo Brigade Headquarters, and proceed to enroll and organize their commands j and make returns thereof without delay. CHARLES N. ROWLEY, I Brigadier General 6th Brigade, j RECRUITS WANTED-—Recruits are wanted for 1st Regim<?ut.La. Cavalry, now at Russqjlvillo, Ky. ffipiipments furnished those who have not the "means to furnish themselves. 25 or 30 particularly wanted for the LEAKE R ANGERS, through vacancies occasioned by dis charges and promotions. Recruits will not leave to join the eompany or the regiment, before the Hist or the middle of March. „ Those wishing to join will apply to Lieut R. D. GILL or J. W. LEAKE, at the otlico of Hatch & Irvine, Bayou Sara. NOTICE. TYTAS committed to the jail of this parish on VV the 18th inst.. a negro man calling him self MOSES. and says that lie belongs to Edwtird Converse, of the parish of West Feliciana; said negro has a small scar on his forehead, is about 30^r 33 years old. 5| feet tall, of rod complex ion. and complains of-a stal in Uis left shoulder. The owner is requested to come forward, prove propertv, pav chargesttnd take said slave i away. * JOSEPH BERGERON. I Fee. 22,1862. . Jail or. POTffiES & FATJCHEUX, | 0!^°li:vk? ^tr^t. i wl2 New Orleans, i Sfalc of J^ossisiana. Parish of Pointe Coupee—7th District Court William II. Cooler. Syndic, vs. Lucius B. Johnson.—No. 113. BY virtue of and to satisfy awrit of seizure ifcsalu issued in the above entitled suit, and to me di rected by the lion, tjie 7th District Court in and for.the parish and State aforesaid, to satisfy plaintiff's demand and costs of suit. I have seized and will offer at public sale, at the Court House Oil SATURDAY. MARCH 1. 1862, at eleven o'clock ,\. m .. all the right, title and interest thatthe defendant has iu and to the fol lowing. described property, to wit: Anthony, a negro man, aged about fifty years. Leah, a negro woman, aged about fifty years. Clara, a negro girl, aged about four years. Betsey, a negro girl, aged about two years. Terms »f sale—Cash, tcilh Apprui.icwait SEYERIN PORCH E, Sheriff. January 23, 1862. IV <) T I c i: ! ■\1 T ILL be sold by the undersigned,Inspector V \ of Roads and Levees for the Fir.-t Dis trict, on SATURDAY. MARCH 1. 1862. at 11 oclock A. M.. at Ihe Court House door, and to the last and lowest bidder according to the regulations of the Police Jury, the following work to-wit: The building of a LEVEE on the front of the' land owned by Sanford Thompson, at Pointe Coupee. P. BOUANCHAUD. February 1, 1862. Inspector. Southern Csiltivator, 1862. Terms—Single copies, $1 00 per year. 6 copies $5 00 12 copies 10 Oir 25 copies 20 00 1(10 copies 75 00 XSS'Ahrnys hi mi ranee. Address, , I). REDMOND. Augusta, Ga. A New Application of Sulphurous Gas in Clarifying Sugar. MR. A. MELARCIIER, of the parish of St. James, has invented an apparatus, which he offers to sugar planters at. ;i very low price. With this apparatus, of the most improved mechanism, the quantity ofsulphurou gas to be employed is so applied as to saturate the cane juice in the most satisfactory manitt'r. the great desideratum heretofore never obtained. Those wishing to subscribe for this apparatus can examine for them-elves the same in opera tion on the plantation ot Messrs. Jules Druilhet &, Co.. St. James, Left Bank. \ Mr. Malarcher is r.nxious that every sugar plantjT should examine for himself the appara tus. as he firmly believes that it proves itself so superior to any other method applied for the manufacture of sugar, that he is sufe it will be universally used by planters. Sugar can be manufactured for half the cost of bisulphate. The following certificate .is from a person who has witnessed its working, and is fully compe tent to judge in such matters: The undersigned, Sugar-maker, recommends to sugar planters the apparatus of Mr. Malarcher as being superior to any other yet used for the manufacture of sugar, 'i lie mechanism is of the most simple character. Th- application of the sulphurous gas is such that it does not fail to .aturate and clarify, in the most satisfactory manner, the cane juice. It is far superior to bisulphate. T ueodi i.e M ite. "^^Application can also be made to Emile llelzons, Pointe Coupee, where an apparatus will l;e applied in a few days. d!4 KTOTXCjEJ is hereby given that .Tereiuie Gauthier has applied to tin; 7th District Court in and for the parish of Pointe Coupee, to be appointed dative testamentary ixecutor of the succession of JOSEPH GAUTHIER, deceased, and that if no opposition is made to ln's demand iu ten days after this date, he will be appointed accordingly. By order of the 7th District Court. A. BONDY, Cleric. Pointe Cotipee, February 22, IStil. State of Louisiana. 7th District Court—Parish of Pointe Coupee. Minerva H. Tabor and Husband vs. O. 11. Courtney.—Suit for Partition. BY virtue of an order issued in the above en titled suit and to me, the under.-igned. Sheriff, directed by the Honorable the Seventh District Court in and for the parish and State aforesaid, I will offer at public sale, ou the pre mises, on WEDNESDAY", MARCH 12. 1862, at eleven o'clock a. m .. to effect a partition be tween the heirs of Emily A. Winter, second wife of O. il. Courtney, the following described pro perty, to wit: _ A tract of land, situated in this parish, and lying ou the State Road, back of Livonia, and known and designated in the surveys of the late United States as the southwest quarter of sec tion 28, and the northeast and southeast quar ters of section 27, iu township 6, range 8; and containing 480 acres, with alj the^ improve ments thereon, consisting of a dwelling house, ■gin house, etc., said tract of land depending upon the succession of the said Emily A. \\ in ter,•dec-aascd wife of O. II. Courtney, • Terms of Sale: The said land will lie sold on a credit of one, two and three years from the date of sale. Purchasers to furnish their note.< with good and solvent securities in solido, bearing inter est at the rate of 8 per cent, per annum from (late till paid, and a special mortgage to' be retained ou the property sold until the full and entire payment of the purchase money, alid the inter est that may accrue thereon. ■ FRANCOIS PORCHE, Feb. 8, '62. ; Sheriff. E S T R A Y TAKEN up. by S. IL Rafey, on Bayou Urosw Tete, in January, 1861, a certain black cow,' with a spotted calf; cow marked in one ear with a swallow-fork and a smooth crop in the other, and branded I) i x. Also, a certain? yellow cow, marked with a smooth crop in one ear and a figure "Seven' in the other, and brand ed with a Spanish brand. - The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, i\jxd pay co.itn. or Kii<l strays will be sold in seventy tlsiys, the office of the undersigned, as the law directs. ; C. W. POPE. LivoHia, Feb. 15, 62. J. P., 14th AY ard. Saddle and Carriage Maker. HAVING lately engaged the vices of competent workmen iu the a Hove branches, my friends Shr . W - and the public iu general will always find at my e-tablishfn"n't, located on False River, about two miles Prom the New Road, a fine as-ortment New and second-liaml Carriages, 'V li. Work entrusted to my care will be done with ncatu'"^ and dispute!), and to the taste of nl * U>m " r " MICHEL MICHEL.