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through tihe tip of his nose. That paid t;r the piece of lly ear that the .kunkl had shlit away when I was asleepl. 'iThen both of us let sliver whenl got a ch'll:ne and for nigh unllto :it hour rve p.leppered each other, knocking ati" the bark of our trees, Ieut not hurting one another much. lBy this tillme it was near morning, :und the moonlight It little dull, so that iW ( couild inot s'ee each other so well. I Putty son I s the fellow making for another tree, inuld so I uip iandil pep pe.red at hint, but tlhe darnedi thing niriied tlire. .Jeliosephtat ! but wasn't I umain, atlld I hadn't another cap about (eesll got to another tree nigher Il., and ,,ollh'W"ed a'.way four or five times without hitting aie. Tllen I ,iuess his IiIuaniunition gave out, for he tlidii't fire again, and ye staid peep ing at each other for ai considerable time. At Inst hie broke and ilade for lme, with his gun chlubbed, and 1 fatl lowedt his example. 'We mlet on a bit of open gr) u rllld and went at it Ilan titer andl tongs until both guili broke. 'liThen hei threw away his gin and drew a mlighty ugly bowie-knife, and made at ime with a yVell. I jumped t;,r his throat but stubbed lmy tote and went down, and ece.sh tumbledl over Tue. I thought praying time had coll, tllien, if ever it was to come. I tell you gentlelien it was a scary time for a mlan about them days. I rolled aover anid got the fellow by his wrist :ltld throat, allld we had a regu lar rough annd tumble for the knife. lie cut tei four or five times, but at Inst I got tiht knitf, and jumllped to nyv tfet with a veill fir the old Wol verine State. I was the happiest miian in Virginia at that momlient. etCesh, hlie gives one spring at mne, Iiand i threw Iack to give hint tilhe fill length of the lotwie, wlhen i Iere he stopped'l Itand appll rd over colte by his ricollections. His hear ers eagerly pressed him for the result tit the tighit, but t.e shook his head S.,.entlemen, said ihe, tihat wias one of the lilOst singular thiing~s ever mnet with, and I don't understand it vet. If I heard ally one else tell of it I shouldn't. Iave believed it. lvery one w;as ait oncei anxious to know what had happened. Why, whlen I uiopened my mtouth to shout hlurrah for the olid Wolverine :tate ! hang tine ift the fe!low didll't juimp clean downrl lily swallow, I t trlled a double flip flop dow'n illy .own throat after hli, caught hint just as lhe went around the corner into niv stomach, turned himt inside out so suddenly that lie said it hurt hint, and then engaged himli at twenty dol lars, a week to exhibit as the. eighth wonder of the world-the mnsiu with out a skin. 'T'here wasa sudden stillness; ami ong his listeners. (.'aplt. Iealirce, w'las ob sterved to silently wipe a te:lr withl one hiand, while with the other lhe held out a free! plr-s te, Ihetroit. ('lehvellnd Hlerlitd. Th',e frtee gift lottery Lt nNew (I)r lieus, for the llbenefit of the soldiers, aluounted to tilhe sum of 8.--,75 3- . The Northern paplers rehlre,·tntt theoir inancial difticulties as bt.lconilng nmore antil mire conajplicated every day, and adds mnc are Lbeginning to stand aIgbast t t the monstrous portions of thie tlebt. A few more iuruside ex peditions will settle thu fate of the North altoget4.r. Coe ftederate, States Almanac.& lpieitory 4) Useful Knowledge, for 1'ow . IN PRESS AND TO ARRIITR 1 A Sfew dauv. This is a comlplete Alnrune. tud cntains ninch valualle and interesting inllhlrnation, letc. It is the second editionl of tlhis vailulble work, issued by II. C. Clarke, thei compiler and publisher. Price :30 cents. li -l'or sale at this office. fei7tf FiOR 4SALE-A lwrntitiful pair of full bloodied white Shanghi chickens, and ole1 pair ludolied Reilted Neck I'igeo.s. 'I'l lovers of fancy and rare sr il4ciens of the feithlere.d tribe, this attflrrlls a gd ulp lortlUity lir inves.teilelt, Apply at this office. feb7tf / i , HIlENS WVANTEi), for whihh 5 00 the higliceut ilmarket prict will bie paid by P1IIELPM & )HOiFMS. I(ISACKS C'hoice 'cTexas FLO[JUR, 7 1 just received and for sale by jan:1 PHitELP'S & RO(ERS. I 5 Sl 'GAR received and for sale SJ y PIHEI.PS & IOIGERS. ltoUTH EIIN MAlE Sil ES-hus.sets, kJ.rIul.gan.s, and Ilouts, ill. store, and coln .ttauly iarriving at ju:al I'IIELP. & ROiiERS. FOR RENT. A desirable fitamily residence, situat d-i ,ill i luttlor's Hlill, colntti ining tour roanllls and ill attic. The gr.iuind is spacious, Iliad attuclhed is lt fine well of water, fruit treets, etc. Apply t" i[jti-3t] H. tC. TAI' IOR, On Milani street, rear of the C(olurt Hmumle. Eastray. STRAYE1) hefore nml the undersiguned J. ustice of the Peact-, on the I5thl day of Januaryil , A. D I. Iti0, by J. It. Welsh, about four nnile front tlhe (City of Sl-reveport. (One WII1lTI' STEER, with Black nose and ears, and ai little blue around his n.eck, labout four yc.ars old. iMarked with a crop and under half crop. in eat-ih t-nr. j21l JONAS ROIIIESON. J. '. I)!.w)lution - rr lE firm of A. M. IIULL & CO., was 1 dissolved onil the 31st December last, by tile withdrawal of H. E. E. ll. Thut busi Inews will be conductenl under the saolme lnamle as before, by the undersigrncd. A St HULL, j21-4t 1). Ii HILL. Vmi To Editors and Printeres, .~ FOR SALE-The Newspaper and Jeb I . aterial, books, and outstinnnilng debts of this uolicu. Iteisons for selling given ion applicatioln, if d(leired. To a person whil will continue the publicnLtion of the paper, ia bargain will Ie offered. The nimat.erils arP Ieww, annlt thenre is sufticient stock of pa per onil hand to last six or eight Inolitllh. Address the proprietur. d'Jttf Branch of the Citizens' Bank, SlHRHvEPolfr, 23:l Sept.. 1561. r ' HIS BANK will, hereafter, pay 1 and receive at its ealnter, at par, I the T'reasury Notes of the Conteid. rate States, andtl tile Notes of the other Blanks of New Orleanus. (twners of ju'per deposited in this Bank for collection, unless willing to lit. governed by this regulation. are ru-quetsted to withdraw the same. LIA,(;EI LAUVE, .s24-tf Canhier. Soteerat ion //oO ' TEXA.y STREET S lHetwe.en Market and Edward, SA TV YEll, Proprietor. a The ,er!/ bcst Liquors kep t at the . Bar. nlO-d1' DENTAL SURGEONS. _ GEO. WV. KENDALL, DENTIST, )Ofice, corner Market and Milam sts., Ojiposite t1he BnX'k. In SHRlI:VKI'()IRT. LA MEDICAL. SMITH 4. LE tWIN, IDIALKR. IN D)rugx., Paints, Oils, Varuishe.s 4' Sle; v 'TH GoLDHUN MoaRrAR, bShreveport, Texaw 8t. N' 9--dly VYalenti 1 Valentines!! Sffleb11-tJ AT 1Y .. S SOLDIERS FOR THE W , S1.IIE underst i , just fronr Virginia, with authority t tcr1,Wasitsi 40 neu nfier Artillery servi-e. ' T-etn of eiilkt.,,eut;'f, r 11the war. Capt. lt1' lis' also authorized, and will tmuster in sa, many ans three corn rpani.es of Infuiantry, fti,+ the Ipurpose f frm - in a Texas laittalion with the coulmnies i nw in Virginia. All men enlisting on thlo l' abave terms, will receive Fifly Dollars ibunty. Full particulars given by calling on him, , r A. J. Stacev, Esq., of the firlm of Stacey &'I. Wells. W ill leave Shreveport for the seat of war, ou the lat eolMarch, at which time and place, all should meeet him, who wish to enlist. CAPTJ . It. I DUKE, It, Ifell-tf C. S. A. ])ICIiIN \O''S he SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY Ready Proof Press Patented June 1st.. 1SG1. ' To Country Publishers. T lIE want of a cheap Iproof press has lng beIen f-ht by publishers of tl country papers and saall Job ( ffices. of The Ullersig'ned knollwing thisi fromll hI, experience, has invented a press of t this sort (similar to Hoe & Co.'s) and offers it to the craft as the cheapest up itt the market. Instead of a solid cast-iron cylinder, it is lmat'h of sheet iron and tilled, being a decided il proveme.nt, :t: it gives ehlasticity to to the cylinder. The cost of ani or d lina:ry Iroof press is S50, while this si- costs Only $20. TERMS CASH. Address .1, DICKINSON, Shreveport Ia. its THOMAS IV JONES. 0on hl (2 doors below E. & 1U. Jacobs.) er. I Tet'c Street, Shreveport, Loui.tiana. DEAL.ER IN Hardware, Iron, C sinda, Belting, Packing, .11erhanics' 4- 31ar inists' Tools, "-'r. Castings of all kinds constantly on hand or mIade to order. n 1-y-d ilr, le office of Dr. Leslie, his to AT THE LATE COURT HOUSE, ire MARKET STREET, er. Opposite the, Pre.yterirun CL'kurch. Shrev"cport. June 1 --1v. MaansIleld Female College. 1)n,'ear LPARISHl LA. rlT he Fall Session of thiaslnstitutimjo I will open on Wednesday, 2ndl I October 1861, with a full and efficient Faculty. The domesrtic dlepartment will be under the immnediate superin tendence of the President and hi. lady, and every effort will be made to promote the comfort of those en trusted to their chage. 1SP Cottou, pro'isioa, Con f/eertvtv, tl BoalAs or Ttveazsuy notes takei ia puay IY7 mv-t of Boardndaad Twirioa. " For other information, Address. CIHAS. B. STUART, I'resident Mansfiel.hl, La. L HEADQUARTERS, BAT" TALION LIGHT INFANTRY -Lieut. Col. Edmonston, who ser t., ved in the Mexican War, is now flu ling up his Battalion to its full coin plenient, for the C. S. service. Companies attaching may repanri -to tihe Adjutant No. 36 Natches street. For the Beamt of the Seldilers. The ladica of the Military Aid So ciety will be pleased to receive weeoo and yarn or socks already knit, Pam will be given fr the same if desired Mis. RotAn JONIts, President. r 1, a a i Terms nvnriabl' CAs. 43- 1-I-y Ho Irse Shoeing Two Dollars. no2 SAfter the 1st 1)eceiber, Terms Cash. W"atchmmaker and - Jeweler. P. F. L. FRANK, A.ent for .T LITTHA UER, Dealer in Fine Watches, Jewelry, Diamornd., Brazilian Pebble Spec tacles, ecr'. A/ll gfo;d T11ard+es wear rantd for onr learr. Job irork ne'atlJ Texas Street, opposite Childers & Beard's, t~1REV EPORT, LA. rfi Vol. 1 nno-'i--ly. (. In ;. SHIDET. of l Watclnnaker, `t JEWELER, 1( AND DEALER IN SFt VWATC S. JIU ITY, Al .r is DIAM1ONDS, TExAS STREET, '$r Between Spring and MArke-t, _ sHRP.V:Pror. LA. Watches and Jewelry Repaired and Warranted. nl-ly Tredegar Iron Work'. 'a. RIt'II.MOND, VA. on E, h. Portable Steam Engi',,. with or without wheels. Sta: 1;. Steam Engines with doubi, " oilers. - Circular Saw Mills of : mnod e. ern and improved coi, :",. We challenge the trade, t bet-. Ster or more effective :tr: :h.s 114 price. Cotton Gin ,. --fill *ut Shafting. *lt (Circular .aws. in- Burrows Corn and I'[ .: i: ii Straulb (Corn Mills. SIndia IRobhbr Belt; : Wn- oodwrnth Plainius nti; 1:: ..",1T ri Artesian Well T,4,. un! ':,. I| iislied to order. Steam (muage's, WIhi- . . and eve.ry descript: , ; . ', , ut. Rnd Railway Machl;:.,r Se lnd landi get :an iia : . .i i,::: logue of our Machinr " er. . ', .,'i y all we, ask is a preferem-* . :1.t .,m pr- rice with equally g..'. ". :lrr fi) orks. Addra as E. .1. I-' o,', N- o. 53 St. Charles .N. (b. No. 3-ly It p Palronize Home Industlr •o- LABIES' ShOE}IIAKER sol Cor. Miaerket voal Jilaa, .itrets, sy TIILL give special, atrtention to makin! . V Shoes for Ladit.- .41n Missia, arta hopes to receive a liberal patroagle in thi SnIw ttert"prse. RLepiritg nueatlyexecutee at t saort otile .od4-m W ISvIn1tR PI¶ODVC " Nos:.2 •it t.ji7j i-~4 cts,' nl-ly, NEW ORLEANS. D URING the absence of Mr. A. Schafliner, I. will give striet attention to the making and putting up dM Woooden Cisterns. Orders from planters promptly at tdnded to. Address, F. X. M[:LTHIAU"PT, Sash, Door, and Blind Factory, ul 8-6m Sbreveport, La. N OTIC'E' The Era No. 6, Captain John Kouns, will run be-, tween this place and New Orleais - giving through bills of Lading. Oct. 12th 1861. Texas Stage & Livery Stable, OC Milam St. oppoaite the Varan dais Hotel. IIE proprietor has been to great1 expense to make this the most desirable Stable in the city, it is ceon rveient to the Stennam bat-landing. Horses will be boarded by the day, week or month, on the most reasona ble terms. Persons visiting Shreve port or going to New Orleans, by leaving their horses at this establish -r ent, can rest assured that they will be well attended to. Only give him a call and satisfy yourselves. JOHN CALDWELL. no 39-ly. SATTEN-TIOýT . PE1tSONS wisrking to join a P State Volunteer Company, in. this city, to hold themselves in read iuess for State service, in preference to serving as Militia, can hand their nanes to the Editor of this paper. Now is the time, after awhile it will lie too laite. PF1'TER BA C'O.. 1I A.C II 1 I\ I WE, Off-ers his services to the public, to repair maehlinterv and attend to all orders in his busiiness. (Can be seen at Lewis' Mill. d20 1I'ls. I. SHIELDS. ARTHUR W. HIYATT. TSll. I. SUIIlIS i ci., DEALERLI IN TYPE, PRESSES, INKS, cers, Book, TF1rappinig 4- Printiag Papi ers. CARDI. AND ('ARD BOARDS, Foreign and Domestic Stationary, 59 GRAVIER ST.,and 10 BANK P,LACE Noew rlears. S CIHOOL NOTICE.-The under "'n signed will restuno School busi ness in Shreveport, on the Second Monday in January, 1862. S Rlates i f Tuition per lroathk : Elenmentary Englisly brLnches, 23.00. tl Higher English hranches and the languages, $5i.00. j3-3t D). DONOVAN. DENTAL O TICE. rIl1E underaignael will be absent from l Shreveport until abeot Mlarch. Mr. T. l:. Sanuincl is my legal agent during my ab seca'e, anud will collect nlay ctils and dis cr- ehage debts, whene-ver aide so, to do. My Ormaer aTswsistunt willbe founnd in ths office. 8. HINSON, D. D. S. lShreveport, TJan. it, 1N2,. "n Slr veip o'rt papers phase copy one month, discontinue mny eard until nmyV return, andt :- prcSenat bills to Mr. Samuel. 8S H. ,. Confederatlion Restaurat. n (Formeriy Gaiety.) .4Adjoising th'e Con.federatio, Cojlc House. Nh, rer'e, ort. La. - jl ,1S well ,'own ulnd popular es tahlblishni-.t haasbeeni removed as 'b above. a"nd is open for thai' acconamo dation of the public. T''here will be found the best of gan'., tish, oysters, , anid everything that the Sh~vaeport and New O)rleans markety atbrd. ng Meals furnished at alt boarse4a, or Suight. Families and ptti ia rfit_ arve their orders prsomptly f'rled I ~O.