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‘W’BEK^
C E3 ARC ClTlZv
1 lI3„ED EVERY wed KB
LiV J- c‘ MOBHILL
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. ,
Y NUMBERS MAKING A V OI.I
jES ARC SEMI-WEEKLY CITE
SSUED ON WEDNESDAYS AND SATUBD
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04
ONE YEAR.
SIX MONTHS.
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0„e square (10 lines of this type V
me insertion, $1; eac-h additional
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jfessional or Business Cards, not exceed
nr one square [10 lines or less] one year, $10
Vot exceeding two squares, “ “
u tt three “ “ “ 20
Advertisements may be renewed at any time
iy paying for composition. $1 per 1000 etns.
Displayed advertisements charged for the
space occupied.
Transient aaveruseinen.s, uu« squat e
lines or less) for the first insertion, $1 ; Each
mbsequent insertion, 50 c.s. Payable when
the advertisement Is discontinued.
Persons advertising by contract, will be re
itricted to tlieir legitimate business, and nil
notices, etc., charged as tnnsient advertise
ments.
Personal advertisements, if admissable, will
,e charged double the above rates, and must
jepaid for in advance.
Publications intended to advance private in
vest, will be charged at tb* regular rates of
idvertisiug.
Simple announcements of I)e;ths, when the
"acts are furnished will be published as items
at’ news ; hut obituary notices ind tributes of
eijiei-'t will be charged for as utvcrli.-einents,
at half the u>u<i I i ales.
Announcing candidates for State and
District odices, $7; County orticq*, $fq Town
ship, offices S3, invariably in advfcuee.
:~^T Galls on persons to bccoup candidates
are charged nt the usual rates, fcccept wtoen
iieis./us making the calls are sifscribers to
our paper. Payment in advance.
(^"Political circulars charge} as adver
tisements.
0?" Advertisements not ordered for a spe
cilied time, will be inserted till fofiidden, and
charged for accordingly.
ggprAll advertising to be paid fq- quarterly.
OUR JOB PRINTING DEPAtTMENT.
Wh ha.je supplied ourselves v/.thta good
assortment of Printing Material and are
ready to execute all kinds of .lob printing, on
teasonabte terms.
We are prepared t* print Pamphlets, Cata
logues, Posters, large or smell, Cuds, Ball
rickets, Bill Heads, Blanks of eytfy descrip
tion, tor Cle ks, Sheriffs, Justicjs of the
Peace, Constables, &c.
HUME F . HILL,
MADISON ST., MEMPHIS, TECN.
V o m m i x x i o si. e r f or 1/* <'
COURT OF CLAIMS
COMMISSIONER FOR TAKING TNS'IMONY
lit the IT. S« District C oil its,
IXTotary 3?u.T3li«,
AND COMMISSIONER OF )E EDS
Fir the State of Arkansas, and all he States
ud Territories in the Union.
Prompt and special attention pail-to the
lading of Depositions on Commission,
aov20-ly
A. H. Mendenhall,
(iUXSMITH.
raster Street—near Haney’s X
Change,
DIS ARC,-.A-kansas.
huTANUFACTURES RIFLE^.SHOT
pi GUNS and PISTOLS.
tfrims and I*istols Mlcfnird,
and all other work done to oier
and warranted.
fiy- Terms—Exclusively cash.
March 27, 1861—ly.
jjgh 1. HAYLEY.A. S.EJiWIH.
HAYLEY & ERWIN,
(Successors to J. A. Frith &, 0.)
|UE« ARC.ARKpTSAS,
DEALERS IN
STAPLE AXD FA
D R Y GOO !
ROOTS, SHOES, If AT i
CLOTHING, HARD WAT’
I
-,LSO,
fcec&ving, Forwarding « m.mission
[ mfacha ,"S
j (££* All c^en promptly at en ■■ fehlS*
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ba
to t'r
to tht '
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order ti
pel led tv
iii regard
The ron^cv'
tion. Aft
ing other p.g
and cmnpe v
field vs
The city ,x
martial law S'tra
and John A]-t
board of polit ,-?, : ;
Duke appoint
It is reportt^
12.000 men is m.ug
5.000 federate lu./e »
FRtfP
r N n F r T. N I) K N C K
to the 25th rec’d. lent*} !
Chihanhaii to reci>r A ;
had been captured A'
by Texa on th' • - -p vjgaaMr
Slant'’ ' . ‘i i*. • : *' ■ ‘
a > u
ll i tail- i <•' •' ' ?
carried t> ■
ritory to (J m' •
Uotl. A, An.'i \ r>(| ;e
from an eye w. a .
day morning, i t ra r,, Mx jn
, morning till two -s-mb surged Toi
ion’s battery thret s. p ,urly in |
• he action Saiga I om'aien e niggle. He I
left three of his foui guns o te field after
having spiked them. Sout/nAm camp' took
lire am] w.u destroled. Fed era lost Capt.
Graty kjp' »d. tieii. Sveeny wc|m„| j„ the leg,
Col. -dr erimply woundedMaj. Shep
her rogu, a lighty. Capt. Plmmer seri
ously. Cutler, (.Hpk Cruder, Capt.
Burk, Co! Dietzler pad Capt. garland, se
riously. Five lieutiiiint werp p ];Jtp. Price
and McCulloch are Site. Tilth'!tuft Spring
field Saturday night .with, amliillCt;.s to sen
about wounded. Lvbi’s body Ld been treat
ed with great respect
from W, tillKGTojf.
WashimSton, Atgu.r, lJ.LCorigressmnft
lily sends a letter to Mncoln, lb- is decidedly
111 tavor or iRCOirnizlu- Loutegeracy so far
as exchange of prisoners is coiiemied.
Assistant Secretary of tie Na\y reports 4
has eng*ed one huml-enl vte-seIs* to assist ii;
the enfoi cement of tii- revenue laws.
New York. Angus! 13 — Thole vessels ai
der British colors refised cearai)ces.
Washington, August 14.—Official advicis
of battle and death of Gin. Lyon have been re
ceived.
Capt. Cravens of Prtjimc flotilla repors
not one in twenty-fivao! feople on shores if
Potomac loyal. He ■oneimes thinks frdii
the manner in which :h)y r/moy th. federifs
ihattheyare organized into companies, p«l
haps regiments.
In St Louis federals hav» taken possession
of the Police office. Hl« lirme guards are nn\
der arms, it is understood Fremont will ileA
clarc martial law. Fremont borrowed 250,00()\
from the St Louis Barks. , Heavy siege guns'
are being mounted cortmanlinj the approach
es to the city.
Col. Buck, commamingFortLafayette will
fie sustained by governmenl in disobeying at
tachment and habeas corpus writs. Orders
went to him to-day to defend himself if at
tacked.
Times says, Andersoa of Sitnter notoriety
it determined to take the leld. lie says
the union men of Kentucky are calling him —
The steam tugs Yankee and Get'. Page report
ed of! the mouth of Aquia Creei.
FROM INDIANA.
Indianapolis. August LI.—Fremont has
telegraphed the Governor, saviig, Lyon kill
ed, Siegel in retreat followed by enemy, he
also says, send forward every available man
to defend the flag.
fhiday;
Bunks of Boston and Philadelphia to
take Fifty Millions of the Loan—Edi
tor of Charleston Courier raptured—
Squalling for men in Indiana—Seces
sion Papers suppressed in ft. Louis—
Faulkner demands an interview with
Cameron—More of the Fight at Spring
field— Despatches from McCulloch, etc.
FROM VIRGINIA.
Richmond, August 14.— Gen.Crittenden of
Kentucky, formerly of federal a*mv. has been
appointed Confederate Brigadier General.
FROM NEW YORK.
New York, August 14.—Barks"of Bolton
and Philadelphia have agreed to take fifty
millions of loan, on condition that they be
sole recipients of treasury notes.
The Persia has arrived. Wetther is unfa
vorable for crops. ,»
Times says, it is not «upposet that influen
tial houses in Europe will content to act as
agents for the sale of the American Loan. Ev
ery eleineat of danger surrounds subscribers.
'Knowing ones profess to have eliable advi
St.
death.
Passes
WAshingto.
Muir, heart,
fayette.
Faulkner demands
ron. He is .-.till tiep*
with friends.
Reputed Lee crossd
bodies, five thousand by St
thousand by Leesburg rc §
miles of Rosencranty’s posit.
Cairo, August 15.—Scout.'1
federates ar. Charleston.
m
FROM MISSOURI.
Rolla, August, 14.—Siegel re;
miles west, encamped on Gascons!)
Twenty wagons vvith fugitives bo
here.
The stage line to Springfield haibeen at.
doned and stock brought here.
FROM LITTLE ROCK
Little Rock, August 15_On Saturday
morning, August 10th, fedeial forces under
Gen. Lyon and Siegel attacked Confei\crates
under McCulloch and Pearce at Ax in the
morning, eight miles south of Springfield-"" '
The Confederate loss from 200 to 300 killed, c
and between 400 and 500 wounded- Federal
loss400 to 500 killed and GOO to WO wounded.
The attack was made bv surprise, °ur °'1 el t
picket guards were taken prisoners and the
enemy was enabled to get in on wain forces
before they were ready for then)) which'10
doubt is iho cause of the great loss of lire on
our part. The ringing among our troops was
done by five regiments of .Missourians- ,
Pr;ce we learn attempted twice to bring them l
;o a charge, but t could not be done, they
lew the field. The Louisiana re2iwell,:. “R* a
gallantly and suffered much. To them is at- 4
tributed in a great measure our ^-TT 1
Amongst the killed on our side & ‘
T. Brown, Sergeant Daniel jv
B&ren, Lieutenant Jos. Walto
Capt. Bell of Fayetteville, 1
of Little Rock artillery.
regiment had an ■ ,,i sin P*,ha- ,
bly die. Me; ' m ill’? j*“ i \\
ineiit killed, nj -s Mi.A'ur
Gei, Lyon. ' i ' 1
i quarters, ^ 1
■ Isons Creek, ( l
A ,ust 11, Iflftl. ( \
The Victc ■ The battle lasted -lJC I
hour) and a It. ’ loss is great. kyj,„iisl
among their ! .Ve took sir pieces oL &r.
til ery from \ istroyed his oo'o'ljand
anil captured tan tsoners and small i|rm9.
I cannot now g:v ; ticulars, but write! this
to correct rep - late.) by those will fled
from the field 1}en McCullo\
Brig. Gen. Cor\ ’
Our troops ? heroes. Geo. PierSL
led he 3d ancj ments in person anrt>
made a splend during the battle ot
the 10th. Ca|| ' ifi of the Little* Rock
\rtilleiy belli eat gallantry, and hh
battery did mb: service, and one of
hUoBcers.H* aver was killed.
Capt. Tottei v,‘ in Arkansas, fig
uredconspicuo Uer>Vir"en h®
|om„ hut ost i McCulloch seat
force* after Sib ported that 20 miles
j from Snringti 1 *»«*•« met and cap
tured the eutir* , ■ • i 1 of the enemy.^
SAT > AY._
INTERESTING NEWS.
den. Sumner ordered to invade lexas
JlrkanM* from Cal fornia—fart
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Col.
St. 1
Ssigel,
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7th aim
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\n pursuit
;o Gen. B
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of any//0
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Wednesdr
killed an.
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