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JNO. DICKINSON, PROPRI]E:TOR. JOHN D!CKI0SON, EDITORS S. Ii. PARSONS. E Wednesday) " MaF 22, 186L Job Work must be paid for on de Uverv. Mr. Joint W. TA.uEa, is our authorized agent in Natchitoches. Mr. I). D. O'BltEa, No. 6, Exchange Place, New Orleans, is our authorized Agent for that city. Ma. H. C. CLARKE, Bookseller, is our au thotized.agent for Vicksburg and Natchez. Those frieadiy to our undertaking, who n'ay hear of any local, or other items, that will prove of interest to our readers, will firor us by banding in the same at the office of the News. We will be pleased to receive contribu tions from our friends, in and around Shreve ,rt. An occasional article from our planters, relative to the crops, will be very acceptable. in fact, we desire correspondence from every section of the States. Personal articles will not be published, eitheras communications or advertisements. W Postmasters are requested to we as agents for the News, and re tim tea per cent from amouat forwarded. We are having very changable weather. The river at this point is still falling. Mr. Waite, the proprietor of Buzzard Island, placed upon our table yester day a choice lot of vegetables. The potatoes are the finest we have seen this season; the cabbages were gen uine solid heads unsurpassed by any we have ever seen in the State. Among this lot of vegetables were some ears of green corn, the first of the season, ifwe are not mistaken. Mr. W. understands the growing of such things, if we are to judge from the specimens politely left with us. Mr. W. we tender you our thanks. SOUTHERN lou,'r'---For this we ghkt.-The proprietor of the Even ing Citizen has got up a beautiful badge, bearing the above motto, and presented one to each of the officers and members of the Sharp-shooters. It would be well if all of our citi zens were provided with one of" these badges, wearing on the lappel of his coat. We would then know when we met a friend, and it would be well to furnish strangers with one of these badges, on taking the oath of allegi ance to the Southern Confederacy. The above we find iti the Vicks burg Citizen. It is at the present time very appropriate, and we would suggest the same thing to the consid eration of our citizens. There are many persons we are all acquainted with, but how to look upon them it is difficult to say. Let, therefore, every friend of our cause have a badge. Badges of this description can be had at the Book Store of Hyams & Bro., e3posite the Post Office. We were requested to publish the following, which we do with pleas are: EBAD QUARTERS, LA. MILITIA, AdIta'ntG . General's O(Jice New OaLKANS, May 14th 1860. Order No. 347. Thomas. A. Sharp, private in the Shreveport Rangers, is discharged tlsm service honorably. By order of THOS. A. MOORE, fov. & Commander-in-CJhief. M. GRIVOT. Adjutant (oueral. Private Ietter o*m the Slrt *1 War. Below will be found aletter'from a gifted young member of the'bar, at present in the ranks 'of the Caddo Rifles: [RICHMOND, May .7th, 4861. After a long and rather uncomfort able trip-of some eight days on the carsm, we arrived at this place on last evening. It is almost impossible to ascertain anything definitely here there are a great many rumors circu lating, but I can formno idea of their trutlh. The general impression seems to be that war is inevitable, and that there will be an engagement some where, ,peihalps at Harper's Ferry in the next forty eight hours. We leave for that point at daylight to-morrow mornig. I still cling to my belief that there will be no war, but am al most alone in my opinion. However the next few days will decide. There is one thing as certain as the decrees of fate, that is, that the South cannot be conquered. The utmost enthusi asm prevails everywhere, Virginia is up in arms-the entire State is a mil itary encampment. From N. O. to Richmond, at every city, town andatation, the people con gregated to see as pass, and said that if need be all w'ald enroll themselves for the defense of their sunny homes, and everywhere the fair daughters of the South waved us on to victory. We passed eu route through the most beautifiul country I ever saw, the scenery was magnificent, particu larly at and near Huntsville. We were entertained at that place with more than Southern hospitality. A dinner was prepared for all the sol-; diers, (more than 500,) to which we did full justice; although we fared well all along the route. At some placesin Tennessee,Union flags were flying; the Caddo Rifles cut down three of them. We met at one station 1100 men who were off to the wars. The people of Shreveport may rest assured the "Shreveport Boys" will not disgrace themselves, in whatever position they may be placed. Ours is the 1st company of the regiment, and has the post of honor,and we will endeavor to merit the position. A. H. LEONARD. It is Provoking. To think that unless we attend in person to every thing in our office, things will go wrong. We will be compelled hereafter, as heretofore, to give our sole attention to all connect ed in our office. We cannot do oth erwise than apologist, but do not in tend todo so again. Yesterday's pa per again contained on the first page,, an article not completed; instead of the paper being numbered 29, it was 24; in the inside page, several small articles in the first column near the bottom abounded in typographical er rors, and an article handed in for pub lication by Mr, Sharp was negligent ly omitted; it appears in to-days pa per. Never was there a more truth tul saying than "if you want anything done correctly, do it yourself." Here after, we shall bear this in mind. Nothing injures the reputation of a paper more than such mistakes,and as it is inexcusable, we shoulder the blame, hoping it will be the last. The "junior" in explanation, offers in extenuation that he had not cotn formed to the rules for a number of years, and the business requires more care than clan become habitual in a week's experience. He objects to the words "as heretofore," and in this he is correct. We attach no blame upon him beyond yesterday's issue. Information for the Enemy.-The Richmond WVhig, of the 4th instant, says: " We take occasion to inform the Federal Government at Washing ton that between 1000 and 100,000 troops are now quartered in and near Richmond, and that a large number of guns and munitions of war have been forwarded to f We acknewledge the receipt of the t Grand 1sossion match of the eight stars, 1861, for the Piano. It is ct omposed 'by an did.friend of ours, Dr. W. S. Donaldson, professor of music in the Mansfield Female Col- u lege. We have not had time to test 2 the merits of the composition, but, s from our acquaintance with Dr. D, I t will risk pronouncing it excellent. It ' is dedicated to our president Jeffer- f son Davis, it can be obtained from r Messrs. Wimbish & Greening, Mans field, La. The Shreveport Weekly News. 'This paper is edited and published e by John Dickinson, Esq., at Shreve- t port, La. It is a neat parper, and is the right size for a weekly. The f type is new, the paper on which it is - printed good, the seletions excellent, r and the amount of reading matter ra considerably more than is usually s foinul in other weeklies. The sub- a scription price is $2.50 per year, or $400 for two years. Mr Dickinson also issues a Daily Kewn. at $8 per year. All success attend his iinler taking. With pleasure we exclratige. c 'The above notice we find in the a Southwestern Democrat, an ably 1' conducted journal published at Para- g clifta, Ark. by Thos. A. Scott, Esq. We feel highly complimented in the a above, and return our thanks for the I same. 'Tlhe New York Herald says that the preparations of the governnment at Washington are most vigorous and lc extensive. It is sending out agents P to Europe to purchase a number of w gunboats of light draught to complete W the blockade. It has already pur chased the Southern line of steamers and others, with the exception of Vanderbilt's and the Hlavre line. fm 'lie Herald says that the frigate Niagara is on her way to blockatei Charleston. The Massacre at St. Louis. i The following letter to agentleman sj of that city is published in one of the , New Orleans papers; it gives ftrther ai particulars of the brutal and inhu- L tIan mamssacre: e ST. Locis, May 11. oi I arrived here yesterday morning, di and had no difficulty in passing Ci- k ro. 'There are about 500 republican w troops there, neatly all (ermnans. I tl saw only tive pieces of small canton. The water at Cairo is not high, so cl that cutting the levee at that point C would do no harm. The Cairo troops to have. no uniforums,and are dressed bad- pi ly. just as they were when picked up ti in the streets. 'T'hey are badly ara- ci ed and not drilled. They are a hard and dirty looking set of vagabonds. C A few dlays ago, the Governor of ai Missouri ordered a "military encamp- of ment" near the city for a week, "fIr ai military instruction." Accordingly, bh some 800 Missouri State troops held ii their encaimpmuent somie two miles oi west of the city, under the United 04 Statesaflag. ()Of the 800, only about si 500 were armed, and these had but a few rounds of shot. They had also P three cannon, and were conunanded al by Gen. Frost. They were having al a quiet time of it out at their camp, expecting nothing, when yesterday it at 2 o'clock, P. M., they were sur- iL rounded very suddenly by 8000 Uni I teAd States tboops, all Geran.s, well si armed, with twenty cannon, etc.. and p led on by the celebrated black repub- r lican Blair. T''hey were ordertl to 1 i surrender unconditionally,which they oi were obliged to do, under the circum- st 5stances. They were all taken priso ners and marched to the Arsenal be- b low the city, wlre they are still held N as primnn.rs of war. Mr. Blair of tfered tb release tilem, if they would take the oath not to tight against Ith aI United States, but they all refused t r take any such oath. 'T'he taking of this tamUI, crcrt,(,i the greatest .xcitrnel.t ti~ t. ~.:,. Many thousa:nd citizen:; w.:n cm .,., .self' anmong the number, l t ,a the 800 State troolp bac. I .. I, as l)-riSollers, lhevingtak .' m i,, , fitui them, and well gt . 8,000 black rcepubhic:.. ..... latter fired on the crowtl !" a . i, . ble, unarmed citizens, tllloni c.,, wounding a great many menll, ,wo;inu ,1 and children, without mercy. At on. im Stime they fired about 500 shots in the unnffending crowd. So fiarit appears, that 38 citizens were killea,and therih. is no tdling how many wore wound ed. The greatest confusion and excite ment now prevails here. It' the citi zens had any arms at all, they would ' soon take the city and drive dut the black republicans, who are all Ger- a mans. The city of St. Louis and the State, except the Germans, are ripe for secession-more so now than ever; but they have no arms at all. In the southern part secession flugs float every where. It is now reported that the black republican troops are goixtg to Jeffer son city to take Gov. Jackson prison er. I am afraid there is going to be trouble here, soon. Who's to BI.re. A '4w weeks since we made .ar- I rangements to receive late news out side of the mail, from Vicksburg. It worked admirably well for awhile, as our readers a'e already aware, Now we have to depend more on the mail? We presume the only re course left is, to ferret it out. It is annoying, and may sometimes de lprive our readel -of'-what-pay a ( good sum for. Who is to blame. IDon't all speak at once, but, by 3 all means, let's have fair play, or none. We are told that our papers - are stolen on the way, IIow's that 1 (Our readers, we hope, will. in case we I fail at any time to get the news, be lenient towards us, knowing that we pay four persons their price for for warding the same, among the number ( with whom we have made arrange tnents. is the proprietor of the Vicks burg Whig, a gentleman who does not fail in having done what he promises. Lincoln has assembled his Cabinet in great haste. The Govermnent means to deal with Missouri the same as Maryland, and has concln ded to take charge of the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railway. The Goev ernment has concluded to appoint Collectors of the Revenue for South ern ports, the duties to be collected on Loard men-of-war. The Presi dent has authorized Daniel E. Sick les to raise a division of 10,000 men within sixty dlays, promising him the Major General-ship. The New York Timies openly de clares that the large fleet sent to Charleston was not intended to at tack the Carolinians, but simply (Ito provoke them to fire upon Fort Sain- tl ter, for the purpose of thercly ex- p citing the public mind in the North. a Montgomaery, May 18.--Yesterday Congress passed a number of bills, and to-day are organizing the Post- . office, regulating the telegraph, and authorizing the issue of $50,000,000 bonds, payable in twenty years, with interest not exceeding eight per cent., or, in lieu of the bonds, to issue 620, 000,000 Treasury notes, in small sums, without interest. The ports of Bayou St. Jhn, Lake Port and Port Pontchartrain, are abolished, and duties will be collect at New Orhleans.# An act has been passed abolish ing the mints at New Orleans and l)ahlonega, after the first of .l une. Maltiunore, May 18.--Iinggold's artillery were grossly inisulted vwhile passing through Baltimore. It is reported that the Virginia troops have bteen withdrawn from Maryland n on account of Geov. Hlicks' remou- - st-rat .ce. Charleston harbor is effectually blockaded by the Huntsville and Niagara. No troops are within tive ( miles range of IHrlington Heights. Chief 'l,,gineecr Aaswell who was :urested at HaIrper's Ferry has been rlan sd because New York dispatches -id la'. if ii,. amtashuxgovery Virgin i.t; :, .,h -Ihoatl be nerved similar ". ... ..u..,. .:v N-'he fiederals , . i' n the po of,t NtapAk , 'rowot.t', is trve.ing io thu oauth. No na, s from Iickeis. ASSOOA'FIO NItS. MAS A ONI C. SI HREVEPORT LODGE of T and A. M. No. 115, meett every Friday at 7l P. M. Jo.H W. JoNES, W. M. J.. I. Brownlee,Sec'y. Shrerepor Chapter of R. A. M. No. 1». meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of eaeh mmonth, at 71 P. M. J. G. MWILLIAMs, T. C. Waller, -Recorder. H. r. Shrereport Counril, R. and 8. M. No. 6. meets-on the Ist and 3d 8atctday of each month, at 74 'P. M. EMMET TI. CRAIG, Hcenry Levy, Recorder. T. :.G.'.*, -i'Ptlaee of meeting, at the Masonic Hall on Texas street, over Mayor's office. no2A 1. 0. O. F. The regular meetings of NE''TH LODGE, No. 21, are hold on Wednesday evenings, at 7 o'clock. at their Lodge Room on Texas street. A. SCIIAFFNER, N G. 8. 8S0.LIMAN, Secretary. nlO ATTORNEYS AT LAW. ROUT- J. LOONEt. SA.M'L WBLL LOONE Y J WELLS, Attorneys 4- Counselors at Le. W ILL practice in the Court' of Caddo and surrounding parishes, and in the sapreme (Court at Monroe and Alexandria. Office on Market street, near the I'ostoffice, Shreveport, IA. n14-lyd EM3lMET D. CRAIG, Attorney and Counselor at Law, O(ce, opposite Post Ofice, SHIRVEPt)RT, LA. Wilt practice in the Courts o. Caddo. I)eSoto, and Bossier. Idly B. L. HODGE, Attorney at Lawv, OJffce oxver Childers ~j Beard's Sre. Cor. Texas and Spring sts., nal-lyd SHREVEPORT, L&. L. Ml. NUTT, Attorney at Lavwe O.ice, corner Milam 4- Market Street. SHREVEPORT, LA. Practices in Caddo, Bossier and I)esoto. nl0-1yd LEON I). .MARKS. TIlOS. U. POLLOCK. DMARKS 4- POLLOCK. Attorneys & Counsellors at Law. .Shrereport, La. PRACTICE incopartnership in all the courts held in the city of Shreve port, and in the parishes of De Sot* antd i Bossier. Office ou Market street near Milam. n3-d-y. DENTAL SURGEONS. S. HIINSON, D I-:N T IS T, Office nearly opposite the Post Ofce, SHREVEPORT, LA. j GEO. W. KENDALL, 1) HEN TIST, Office, corner Market and Milam ; a., Opposite the Bank. n1 SHREVEPORT. LA,. MEDICAL. * DR. A. F. CLARK, Oice at T. I. Morris' Drug St,.r. Residence, Corner of Spring and Farrin 8ta. SInRJVKPORT, L. No 9--dly. SMlTHi 4- LE WIS, I)UGAI.RRa IN I)rigs, Paints, Oils, Varnishaes v: SIaN OF THE GOLDEN MORTAR, Shroe'port, Texas St. No 9--d ly