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+ f * * JJ, J4 i iipl|| $4 PER ANNUM] WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1861. VOLUME I. NO. 20. —————IB Min ——-■ . .. I, I iimi—m—n—h——————————— |f!!it-ll't?ekh}€itijfn. -J. C. MORRILL. ySDED WEDNESDAYS- AND SATURDAYS «R1 A YEAR-$2 F0R SIX months. •P* INVARIABLY in advance. “'""^raTES OF ADVERTISING: On* Square, ten lines or less, $1 for the first • .or!ion. 50 cents for each one following. ins 3 mos. 6 mos. 1 year. /cn„are.$ 1 50 $12 '$18 i CnHares.^2 00 IS 24 * Sres.IS 00 20 30 One-fourth Column-.20 00 25 45 One-balf Column.35 00 50 65 Three fourths Col’n-.45 00 60 75 J!e Column.50 00 75 100 Advertisements may be renewed at any time h paying for composition, $1 per 1000 ems. Displayed advertisements charged for the space occupied. Transient advertisements, one square (10 lines or less) for the first insertion. $t ; Each subsequent insertion, 50 cts. Payable when the advertisement is discontinued. Persons advertising by contract, will be re stricted to their legitimate business, and all -netices, etc., charged as transient advertise ments. Personal advertisements, if admissable, will charged double the above rates, and must be paid for in advance. Publications intended to advance private in terest, will be charged at the regular rates of advertising. Simple announcement? of Deaths, when the j facts are furnished will be published as items j «£ news ; but obituary notices ana iriuuin ui respect will be charge 1 for as advertisements, at half the usual rate?. !»f Annuu;>vibe, calculates for St Me and j District orfices, $7; County offices, $f>; Town ship, offices $3, invariably in advance. tgg* Calls on persons to become candidates are charged at the usual rates, except when pel suns making the calls are subscribers to our paper. Payment in advance. Political circulars charged as adver tisements. Advertisements not ordered for a spe cified time, will be inserted till forbidden, and charged for accordingly. (g^-All advertising to be paid for quarterly. OUR JOB PRINTING DEPARTMENT. Wf, have supplied ourselves with a good assortment of Printing Material, and aie ready to execute all kinds oi .lob Printing, on reasonable terms. We arc prepare;! to print Ptmphlets, C ata logues, Posters, large or small, Cards, bail Tickets, Bill Heads, Blanks of every descrip tion, tor Clerks, Sheriffs, Justices of the Peace, Constables, &.c. COAL OIL AND LAMPS. Perfection of Light! VO.BL-OBI, JB.YBB INFINITELY THE BEST AND CHEAPEST LIGHT KNOWN ? Half the ('o t of Gws, Lard oi Sperm-Oil i FOUR TIMES CHEAPER THAN STAR CANDLES! The decided superiority of COAL-OIL over all other illuminating agents being a well established fact, the ques tion arises, where is the best place to buy a COAL-OIL LAMP 1 We answer: Where the best assortment is to be found, and the lowest prices asked. The Lamp and Oil Emporium, NO. 40 JEFFERSON STREET, Being the only establishment in this city (hav ing any stock of Lamps and Lamp-stock worth naming) exclusively in the Lamp and Oil trade, offers at much' lower prices and infinite ly better variety of Lamps than any othei house can. Also on hand, a supply of all the best COAL AND CARBON-OILS.* LARD-OIL AND PARAFFINE* CANDLES. The latter is made from Coal Paraffine, the rl sidum of Coal-Oil. We likewise continue to sell our well known. FAMILY SOAFS! including oar universally approved SOI 1 SOAP, which we furnish at live dollars pei barrel containing about 401) pounds, all of OUR OWN MANUFACTURE IN MEM PHIS. We possess, also, the exclusive right to make and vend, in this city. GREENOUGIPS NON-F.XPLOSIVE BURN . ING FLUID. . The character of which is well established for usefulness and utility. Any one. there fore. who offers to furnish this Fluid, unless obtained originally at our store, does so with out, authority or privilege from us or. Prof. Greenough, and consequently in violation of our rights, or else they practice an.imposition upon the public, who should therefore bo on their guard. We have a.good stock of FLUID LAMPS, and everything pertaining to the Lamp and Oil trade, for sale, wholesale and retail, at the lowest prices, at NO. 40 JEFFERSON STEET. We request our friends and the public gen erally to call on ils before purchasing else where. J. P, PRESCOTT & CO. Lamp and Oil Emporium, No. 40 Jefferson 6treet, Memphis. March 20, 1861. NEW AND IMPORTANT!/ j $40 MOO HE’S £40 F MTLY & PLANTATION USE. I MAKING in a superior manner the “Double I Lock Stitch,” the strongest, most elastic and durable made bv any machine. The best judges pronounce the Moore’s Patent tobe the most simple, practicable and durable Machine j now before the public, and the most desirable | l or Family use ; being reliable and accurate on all kinds of goods; using from two ordinary spools without rewinding, and size and kind of thread from No, $ to 200, and sewing with equal facility the thickest and thinnest goods used in families, together with a variety of beautiful Embroidery work, and sold at about half the price asked for machines of less prac tical value. The proprietor offers the Moore’s Machine, with the improvements, at $40 or $45 when sold at a distance by Agents; and invites all persons, ladies especially, to examine it thor oughly, and sat'tfy themselves of its real merit. • Dpinioiisof the Pressa^d Public. Moore’s Patent Sewing Machine.—There has been one in our family for the last month or more. It gives complete satisfaction and •is liked better the longer it is tried—it is sim ple and easily worked, and does not seem lia ble to get out of order.—[Texas Christian Ad vocate. Moore’s Sewing Machine.—This Machine is one among the best, and is reliable and ac curate on all descriptions of work.—[Daily Gazette, Dayton, 0. Moore’s Patent; the very best in existence. Every family should have one.— [Evansville (Inch) Enquirer. Moore’s Sewing Machine.—We have one in our family, and our better half is very much pleased with it, not thafit is r sally better than Grovers & Baker’s, but it is simple and cheap ■ . . , l i. _ i (Jj mail LUcjr (Ilf, lb lUiiiVC'1 aa ucaunun substantial a stitch as any of them, and will be used bv the masses of the people.—[Memphis Christian Advocates (From B, Fulsome, Su»pter, S. C.)—Dear Sir,:—i am well pleased with my machine. 1 think i can sav. with ah truth, it is as good as any of the machines that are now selling for $1*00. For a family machine I think it the very thing. To whom it rnnv Concern : — I have thor oughly examined1'the machine known as Moore's Sowing Machine, and candidly assert that 1 consider it the best cheap machine I ever saw, and in fact, the only really practical one. I believe it to be all. that is claimed for it—simple, strong and durable, and for a fam ily machine, fully'equal, if not better than any Hher Sewing Machine in market, regardless of price,—[H- H. Smith, Vice President of the Ohio Mechanic’s Institute. E. W. Martin, Attorney at Law, Pine Bluff, Ark., writes: 1 think it the best machine I have ever seen, which is, 1 believe, the con viction of all who have witnessed its operation. Rev. A. R. Winded, writing from Camden, Ark., says, with reference to a number bf ma chines sent to that place : ‘'The machines are doing splendidly.” (From R. S. Jones, firm of Jones, Brown & Co., Memphis: “I have used Moore’s Sewing Machine in my family about six months, and it gives entire satisfaction, it is simple and easily managed, and does equally well all kinds of family work. The above notices are only a few of the many which might be given, but these are deemed sufficient to satisfy all reasonable per sons of the superior excellence of the Moore’s Patent. Every Machine is fully Warranted. The low price of this machine, its adapta tion to all kinds of family and plantation work should recommend it to'the consideration of every family Agents ire Arkansas. I. F. James. Little Rock; Mrs. J. A. Cunning ham. Pine Bluff; Rev. A. R, Winfield, Camden; 1. W. Johnson, Monticello; I. C. Hicks, Brownsville; Goodwin & Son, BateSville; J. C. Morrill, Des Arc. It is the intention of the proprietor to estab lish agencies throughout the State. Persons WiriAliia, .“.. - ' etc., will address K. P. WATSON, gepl‘2-ly Memphis, Tenn. Needles for sale at $1 per do/.; Hem mers, $5 each. _ E l.EPTIEN..F- Kt*ElN. LEPTIEN 8c KLEIN, DEALERS in WAT©H!@ ©L@©S€© -AND— JEWELRY, Sluena Vista Street, lies Arc, Ark. Having on hand a new and selected stock of v|^., CLOCKS, WATCHES & f?" and II'7JEwELRI> We respectfully solicit j continuance of the kind patronage of the people of Des Arc and the surrounding coun tr'We are al>o prepared to do a!! kinds of Watch, Clock and Jewelry work with care and dispatch at reasonable prices. ALL WORK WARRANTED!! Dec. 5’fid [tf. ___ jjrTGeo. HADFItJLB’3 HOMCEOI’ATIIIO ©ma’Jnl© B288EDIES* TT'EVER AND AGUE BOX CONTAIN ing 4 vials, with full directions warranted to cure . Fevers, vial with directions, - - ■ Scarlet Fever Preventive, - - Headache, - - - 2 vials, JO Rheumatism, - - | 50 ®Pasms’ . o do. 50 Croup, - _ « L, 50 Dfarrhma of Children, - 2 d®. 50 “r-T : : : It £ Coughs and Colds, - ~ |j‘|- ^ CaseofMedicine containing 77 vials, and a • large work giving full directions $U> 00 For sale at this office. For sale \\ hob s.» e and Retail by Dr. Geo. Hadheld, Little ’Rock, Aikansas. M ALE ACADEMY, North Mi. Pleasant, Af \VHHALL COUNTY, N1LSS. COL. J ¥ BURNEY,...Principal. A. M Burney,••• • ....Assistant. FT""' rS School opened on Monday, j_ 3d September. North Mount Pleasant is seven miles South of Lafayette Depot, on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, in the midst of an intelligent, moral and wealthy community. No intoxicating drinks are sold within five miles of this village, their sale being pro hibited by special \ct of the Legislature, and enforced by a unanimous vote of the citizens. r' • government of the Scb" ! will be pa rental, impartial and kind, tr.‘ at the same time strict. Implicit obedi1 to the laws of the Academy, will be required of the pu pils. Every possible attention will be given to the moral, mental and physical training of tlie students, and every effort made to render their stay here pleasant and comfortable. Col. Burney has been regularly engaged in teaching in Maury County, Tennessee, for 12 years, and A. M. Burney in the same place for C yeais. All branches of study are as fully taught in this Institution, as in any simi lar institution in the South. The Teachers are native Southerners. The Teachers will he prepared to take charge of, and accommo date students from a distance with board after January 1st, 1861. For particulars ad dress Col. J. M. Burney, Nortfb Mt. Pleasant, Mississippi. The Boarding Deuarfment will be under the direction of the Rev. B. F. Eddlns and Lady. Boarding, Washing, Fuel and Lights, fifty dollars, per session of five months. TUITION AS FOLLOWS : Primary Class.—(First) Spelling, Reading and Defining....$12 00 Second Class.—Penmanship, Primary Geog raphy, English Grammar com .....',1 .. . 1 r; nn Third Class.—Physical and Moral Sciences, Vattel’s Law of Nations. &c. 20 00 Fourth Class.— Mathematics, Latin, Greek and French. 25 00 For Board and Tuition, one-half will be re quired in advance, the balance at the close of the session. Students will be cbaiged from time of en trance till ciose of the session. Deducticn will be made in case of protracted sickness. J. W. CRAWFORD, Pres’t. J. D. SALE, M. D., Sec’y. nov2l-lv* Board of Trustees. --- A. WHIPPLE. ARCH K>.|U. X. O. HQPKIRt. PLANING MILL. * —AND— tjwmmmm j SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS. WrE have recently built a large addition ti our Plaining .Mill, and fitted up our manufacturing department with all the mo dern machinery for the manufacture of Sash. Doors, Blinds, Moulding, Mantels, Dooi and Window Frames, Casings, Cornice, Brackets, Newel Posts, Turning and Scroll Work, of every style. We have on hand a large stock of Lumber of all-kinds, Flooring, White Pine and Poplar Weather-boarding, Sheeting Shin gles, Fencing, and a large lot of Cedar Posts. Our manufacturing department is under the supervision of an experienced foreman, and we flatter ourselves that as to price, quality, style and durability we can compete with any simi lar'establisnment in the United States. Or ders promptly filled. WHIPPLE, REID & CO. Planing Mill, near tile Bayou on Madison Street, Memphis, Tenn. Sept. 5, 1860—ly. I , 11. II a i UJU 1 I I • • • • I • I • • «« ...... HAYLSY 8c ERWIN, (Successors to J. A. Frith & Co.) DES ARC.ARKANSAS, DEALERS IN STAPLE AND FANCY DRY GOODS! BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, CLOTHING, HARDWARE, &C. ' —ALSO,— Receiving, Forwarding & Commission MERCHANTS. (j[^”AIl orders promptly attended to. febl3 G. M’LAEEN.s. N. JACKSON. McLaren &jac&son, [Successors to G. &. J. McLaren & Co.] DEALERS IN Staple anti irancji $rn Q^aoiis, Ready-Made Clothing, Hats & Caps, Bonnets, Boots & Shoes, II ARDWARE & C U T L E It Y ^ B 0 OK a, ST A TtONER Y, S>c., —also receiving, FORWAHDING and COMMISSION MERCHANTS, Aug. 22"1 DES ARC. ARKANSAS. j GrwTELLlNGTON, XJUSTSr’X’XSS'T', | TV AS permanently located in i ll. Des Arc, and is prepared to j ‘'G-tJjjQ^’operate in every branch of his ! profession. Work done in the best and most approved style. All operations warranted. I He offers "his services to the Citizens of I Brownsville, Austin, Hickory Plains and Cot I ton Plant and surrounding country. He will go any where sent for.. Office in Gatlin’s new building, next door to J. E. Gatewood’s law office on Buena Vista Street. octlT-ly • iiitirfhj Ilf id Itork. We have just opened our new stock of FALL &. WINTER Which consists in part of KERSEYS, WOOLSEYS, HOME-MADE JEANS, KENTUCKY JEANS. SATINETS, LINSEYS. AND GEO. PLAINS. ^L§© A fine assortment of Poplins, Re Bages, Me rinoes, Scotch Plaid Alpacas, &c., Uc. Jl Li S O , A complete stock of CTiOTIIIS’Cl, abetter assortment cannot be found. ALSO, The largest stock of BOOTS & SHOES in the market. We kindly solicit all who wish to purchase to give us a call and examine our goods and prices. TAILOR & CO , octlO-tf Rks Arc; Ark. nPUffflTTftT I niiiuu v uu • THE undersigned has removed hi«_r'>>™e« and Curtain business, to 1 ■ Block, 363 Main Street, where he is p.-.^areu to show tlie best assortment of Carpet and Curtain Goods in Memphis. Velvet, Tapes try, Brussels, Super and Common Carpets, Rugs, Mats, 'Matting, Cocoa Matting, etc. Silk, Damask, Lade and Common Curtains, Tassels, I,oops, Bands, Picture Cord, Corni ces, etc.; Buff and White Holland of differ ent widths; Gilt, Landscape and Plain Shades. Floor Oil Cloths, from six to twenty-four feet wide. Fink 1 e & Lyons’ Family Sewing Machine, the best machine made, for from $55 to $130. The best of workmen on hand to cut, make and lav carpets, hang curtains, shades, &c. J IT. M. GROSVENER, Jackson Block, 363 Main St., Memphis. je30-tf _____ .2. U* MB 1 T JU , DEALER IN foreign ctni> American fllarblc, MONUMENT, TOMB, HEAD AND FOOT STONES, &.C. (Corner Gayoso and Shelby Streets,) MEMPHIS, TENN. \ LARGE variety always on hand. Draw [X ingsof all the latest patterns which may be seen by calling. Also, Iron Railing of everv pattern furnished to order. KTgF I am receiving Marble Work Manu factured by steam, and have reduced my pi ices 25 per cent., and consequently can sell at New York prices. apr28-tf. "HARVEY’S CHANGE, Conifer off B2mma Vista ami Foster Streets, NEAR TIIE DES ARC HOTEL, DES ARC, ARKANSAS. HAVING completed our new building, and opened a first class establishment for the aceommo.’.-tion of the public, and furnished it with the best of Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco, etc., the undersigned flatter themselves that they will continue to receive .he patronage which has been heretofore be stowed upon them. (KB" Adjoining their Exchange they keep a general assortment of FAMILY CROC ERI ES. Also. Cove Oysters, Sardines, Fine Pickles, Catsups. Pepper Sauce, etc., etc. jy24-tf HARVEY & MATTHEWS. T7 a7 k a M i lTo¥T Commission Merchant, 41.UNION STREET.41 NEW ORLEANS, LA. (Formerly of the Firm of) ZIAMMJjTOJV AT If*JEST, MEMPHJS, TENN. BEGS leave to inform his frier,ds and the community in general that he has estab lished himself now at the above mentioner place, for the transaction of (lotion and Cotimiisitm Business- All Cottoi sold for coin. March 6-6m. KEN DIG & COOK, (SUCCESSORS TO CHARLES HOTTER) CA9H DEALERS IN Groceries, Provisions, -AND BOAT STORES 38 Front Row, Opp. Steamboat Landing MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE. All orders promptly attended to. je30-tf 7. T7PARHAM, & ©MOiLJSHgR, DES ARC, ARKANSAS, SOLICITS contracts for buildings of ev ery style. He is also prepared to fur nish Designs, Estimates and Drawings of al the modern orders of architecture; build su perintend, and furnish working plans fo. building at moderate prices. *„* Orders left at the “Citizen Office,” wil receive prompt attention. Lau8® L' CONFEDERACY OFFICIALS. president : JEFFERSON DAVIS, of Mississippi. vice president: ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, of Georgia. CABINET! Robt." Toombs, of Ga., Secretary of State. C. C. MKMMiNGER.of S. C., Sec. of Treasury. L. P. Walker, of Ala., Secretary of War. T. H. Reagan, of Texas, Postmaster-Gen’l. J. P. Benjamin, of La., Attorney-General. Howell Cobb, of Ga., President of Congress. J. J. Hooper, of Ala., Secretary of Congress. ‘ ARK AN S AS OFFICIALS. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Henry M. Rector, Governor. William R. Miller, Auditor Public Accounts. John I. Stirman, Secretary of State. Oliver Basham, State Treasurer, J. F. Ritchie, Land Attorney and 8-Collector. John M. Harrell, Solicitor General. JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT. Supreme Court. E. H. English, Chief Justice. 1*' w ? Associate Justices. F. W. Compton, $ J. L. Hollowell, Attorney General. Luke E. Barber, Clerk and Reporter. Federal Court. David Pingo, Judge. Fastern District. -, District Attorney. J. G. Halliburton, Marshal. Richard Searcy, Clerk. Western District. Granville Wilcox, District Attorney. .Tames M. Brown. Marshal. John B. Ogden, Clerk. Chancery Court at Little Rock. U. M. Rose, r’hancellor. Gordon N. Peay, Clerk and Receiver. :: ■”y.~ vND DEPARTURE OF MAlLS. Levin Hahrison, f. m. Fort Smith.—Arrives Mondays and Thurs days at 2 p. m. Leaves Tuesdays and Satur davs at 10 p. in Eastern Mail.—Arrives by river Tues days and Thursdays at 4 a. m. Leaves Thurs days and Saturdays at 6 a. m. [Sam Hale.—Capt. C. W. Cples—arrives at Des Arc on Tuesdays, from Napoleon, and touches hei e for her downward mails on Thurs days, from Jacksonport. Kanawha Valley—Capt. D. B. Price— arrives at Des Arc from Memphis on Thurs days, and touches here again on Saturdays for her downward mails, from Jacksonport.] Searcy.—Arrives Tuesdays at 6 p. in.— Leaves Mondays at 7 a. m. Brownsville.—Arrives Saturdays at 6 p. in. Leaves Fridays at 7 a. m. Cotton Plant.—Arrives Saturdays at 11 a. in. Leaves same days at 12 p. m. CHURCHES. ~ Des Arc Station—Methodist Episcopal Church South—H. D. McKinnon, Preach er in charge. Divine service every Sunday at 11 o’clock ; also, at night. * Baptist Church—corner of Erwin and Park streets—Elder Needham Holland. Divine Service every Lord’s Day at 11 o’clock. Also, at night. Presbyterian Church—corner of Buena Vista and Thornhill streets. Rev. D. L. GRAy. Preaching every 2d and 4th Sabbath in each month. HUME F. HILL, MADISON ST., MEMPHIS, TKNN. C o pi mis sioner for the COURT OF CLAIMS, COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING TNSTIMONY In the V. 8. District Courts, Notary I?u.tollo, AND COMMISSIONER OF DEtpS For the State of Arkansas, and all the States and Territories in the Union. Prompt and special attention paid to the taking of Depositions on Commissions. nov2G-ly A. ‘£L Mendenhall, ft TINSMITH. Foster Street—near Harvey’s X Change, DES ARC,-...Arkansas. MANUFACTURES RIFLES, SHOT GUNS and PISTOLS. Guns and Pistols Hepaird, . and all other work done to order and warranted. Terms—Exclusively cash. March 27, 1801—ly. ’ BLOCKS Ml ThTjYG Wagon, Buggy and Harn ess ' MAKING-,® MARTIN SHETTER, DES ARC, ARKANSAS, mHANKFUL to the ^ JL people for their past fa-|T )1 , vors,respectfully announces \> " that he continues to do business at his old stand, on Park street, where he is prepared tor . do all kinds of wont in the above line. g^” Blacksmithing, Harness-making Wag I on and buggy building, wheelbarrows, repair . ing. &<•., done on short notice, g^'ltorse-shoeing done promptly, fjgy I am compelled to adopt the CASH i SYSTEM for Harness-making and Repairing, as also for alTncw Wood Work. March 6.