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tebiis-$2 per annum,
^3tes of Advertising in Weekly.
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> ! '“professional or Business Cards, not exceed
~ ;n<r one square [10 lines or less] one year, $10
m Wot exceeding two squares, “ “ 15
M <( three “ “ 20
i Advertisements mav be renewed at any time
IS br paying for composition, $1 per 1000 eras.
M Displayed advertisements charged for the
1 space occupied.
H Transient advertisements, one square (10
■ ]in8S or less) for the first insertion. $1 ; Each
I subsequent insertion, 50 cts. Payable when
■ tfje advertisement is discontinued.
Persons advertising by contract, will be re
stricted to their legitimate business, and all
sotices, etc.,' charged as transient advertise
Personal advertisements, if admirable, will
be 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 lates of
Simple announcements of Deaths, when the
facts are furnished will be published as items
of news ; but obituary notices and tributes of
reject will be charged for as advertisements,
m at IicUl llic usual I d It
Announcing candidates for State and
I District offices, $7; County office*, $5; Town
iiip, offices $3, invariably in advance.
/JT Calls on persons »> become candidates
|4r< charged at th« usual rates, except when
neisuiis leaking the culls are subscribers to
... ir paper. Payment in advance.
Political circulate charged as adver
I tiseiueuts.
f*T Advertisements not ordered for a spe
f ..!i!'.,l time, will be inserted till forbidden, and
•barged for accordingly.
t T^T'All advertising to be paid for quarterly.
Wk liuVs supplied ourselves with a good
* sortment of .Printing Material, and are
[■■ i.i\- to execute all kinds of Job Printing, on
reasonable terms.
W» arc prepared to print Pamphlets, Cata
logu.’s, Posters, large or small, Cards. Hall
Tick.**s, Bill Heads, Blanks of every descrip
tion, lor Clerks, title riffs, Justices of the
• ."it", Constables, &c.
■‘3T9 UP i HI M
, HUM a r . HILL,
€' o at ns, i s s i n n e r f o #• ( to c
In Use IT. g. fi> is t rict Courts,
i JXTotftry IBPxxTolio*
For the State of Arkansas, anti all ’.he Stales
and Territories in the Union.
Prompt and special attention paid to the
taking Depositions on Commissions.
A. R. Mendenhall,
Foster Street—near Harvey’s X
DES ARC,-.Arkansas.
Manufactures rifles, sh ot
Guns and Pistols Reiuiinl, \
and all other work done to order
and warranted.
Terms-—Exclusively cash.
. March 27, 18(51—ly.
G a r v in, Mi cl l & .
T M P O R TERS and Wholesale Dealers in
foreign and domestic
yiti) fflcmufactuma of (flotljmg.
•NO&#442-and 444 MAIN ST , North Side,
\ (Between Fifth and Sixth )
Jan4-ly. Couisvill- Ry.
HAS permanently located in
Des Arc. and is prepared to
operate in every branch of his
profession. Work done :n the best and most
»Pproved style. All operations warranted.
He offers his se vices to the citizens of
Brownsville, Austin, Hickory Plains and Cot
ton Plant and surrounding country. He will
go anv where sent for.
(?^”Dffiee in Catlin’s new building, next
ooor to J. E. Gatewood’s law office on Buena j
vista Street. oetl7-ly 1
Dr. N. B. TUCKER, continues the nnuT
tice of his profession, and offers his ser
vices to the citizens of Des Arc and adjacent
GST* Particular attention given to the dis
eases of females. June 12, 1861—tf.
DR WM. BETHELL, tenders his pro
fessional services to the citizens of Des
Arc and adjacent country. ^"Office at
Balsly s Drug Store, where he can be found,
except when professionally engaged. jan23-tf
D R .T. D. SMITH, ha ving located one
mile northwest of Taylor’s Bend, (on
the farm formerly owned by Hon. Joseph
Evans.) offers his professional services to the
AST* From bis experience in the treatment
of Chronic diseases of females, he is enabled
to ihsure a cure—Cancer excepted. [jan23-ly
DR. J. J. LANE. Resident PhYsi
cjan, Des Ark, Ark., tenders his services
to the citizens of Des Arc and adjacent coun
try. From his experience, he hopes to share
at least a portion of the patronage of the pub
lic. Office on Buena Vista street, at Balsly’s
Drug Store. janl6-tf.
DR. A. D. LOWRY, having perma
nently located six miles west of Des Arc,
on the road leading to Hickory Plain, is pre
pared to attend calls promptly in his profes
sion. janl6-ly
.T- W. BURNEY, Physician and
Surgeon, West Point, Arkansas. Offers
his professional services to the citizen* of the
town and adjacent country. [augl6 tf
TAR. W. F. WALSH, having located at
! / Des Arc, offers his Professional Ser
vices to the public. Calls promptly at
tended to. rnay29,1858—ly*
n ATEWOOD & KENT. Attorneys
.. T at Law, Des Arc, Ark., will practice
their profession in tbs counties of Prairie,
Arkansas, Monroe, St. Francis, Jackson,
White, Conway and Pope.
Office in Gatlin’s new building, Buena
» nn nwccii
tj at Law, Des Arc, Arkansas, will prac
tice in Prairie. White, Jackson, Monroe, St.
Francis, and adjoiningcounties. (jftp1" Office
on Lyon Street. feb27-tf.
VV at Law, Little Rock, Ark. Will
practice in the counties of Pulaski, Prairie,
Perry, Yell. Pope, Conway, White, Jackson.
Monroe, Arkansas, Jefferson, Hot Springs and
Saline, and in the Supreme and Federal Courts,
at Little Rock. jy 18, 1860.
n. n. turner..wh. t. jones.
rjpURNER & JONES, Attorneys at
Law. Brownsville. Arkansas. Will at
tend promptly to ail business entrusted to
them. jan4-tf.
O II. HEMPSTEAD, Attorney at Law,
Little Rock, Arkansas. Office on Mark
ham street. janll-tf.
/ T ANTT & BRONAUGH, Attorneys
at Law, Brownsville, Arkansas. Will
attend promptly lo any business confided to
them. septl4 tf
j’ E. GATEWOOD, Attorney at
•I . Law, Res Arc. Prairie county, Arkansas.
Will practice in the counties of Prairie. Ar
kansas, Monroe, St. Francis. Jackson, White,
Conway, and Pope. Will investigate Land
Titles, and act as General Land Agent,
Prompt attention given to all business entrust
ed to him.
Office—First door up stairs, one door
East of John Jackson & Co.’s, Store,
febl .‘>—tf.
Ami IE®cSM<s> ©if FoDlfc&Blhi,
Prepared from fresh root, the
only kind on which physicians or the
niblic can rely, old root being inert. Its
:omponents are extolled by some of the most
listinguished physicians in the wo’i Id, as
Fordyce, Brodie, Bell, &c., for the cure of
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Syphilis, Scrofula.
Diseases of the Eyes. Ears, Head and Skin.
Throat, Neck, Lungs. Liver, Kidneys, Spleen,
stomach Bladder, Womb, Female Complaints,
Dropsy. Old Sores, ( McGown’s Ointment to
ie applied,) Tumors, Pimples, Eruptions,
sic. It makes the skin Clear and Smooth, and j
ihould be used in Spring and Summer to Pu
•ify the Blood and prevent Sickness. Large
rnttle. $1 50. Small. $1 00.
Ur. T. McSown’g Essence of
Par—A certain cure for Bowel Complaints
ind Diseases of the Lungs.
Or. T. KcGowu’s Dogwood and
[roil — A certain and permanent cure "for
Dhills and Fever, Ague’ Cake*or Enlarged
Spleen. Nigh: ^ -•c.i . Debility, Dispepsia,
Sic.. &c.
Prepared and sold at No. 14.4 Main street.
Memphis, where Drugs and Medicines may
je purchased cheap for cash.
Sold in Des Arc, Arkansas, by
G. L BAL5LEY Druggist.
Atlar.'a by Corn A Dobbins: Grand Gluize
r, H. Whetier. april22-ly.
(Successors to J. A. Frith & Co.)
1) u Y GOO D 8 !
Receiving, Forwarding & Commission
ip#- Ail orders promptly attended to. feblS
There is no longer a doubt that Louisville
was occupied by federal troops on the 16lh,
to the number of five thousand.
The Louisville Courier- of the 15th says:
‘‘A steamboat loaded with cannon, muskets
and men. lauded at our wharf at the foot of
Third street last evening. It was from Cin
c:nnati. and is the flag boat of an extensive
fleet of .-learners and barges. Some ten other
steamers, each towing ten barges, are in the
river above, and will reach here in a few
hours. The expedition was pm chasing chain
cable and anchors in this city yesterday, and
all things combined seem to Indicate the ma
king of a bridge across the Ohio or Mississip
pi as formidable as that on which Xerxes con
templated his marvelous deeds. Some of the
boats are loaded*with rnen, some with can
non. and some with chain cable. In addition
to those barges, some thirty or forty barges
went through the canal yesterday, so that the
whole of the ba'ges most number 150—quite
enough to bridge the Ohio, or to be sunk in
the Mississippi.
It should be remembered that for months
past a strong Lincoln force has been encamp
ed near Louisville, ready to be thrown into it
at a moments notice We give the following
additional item from the Courier of the 16th:
Welearnbv passengeisfrom Cincinnati that
tlie Lincolnites at that point are secretly
planning an expedition, but for what purpose
we could not ascertain. They had chartered
eight steamboats, and some one hundred and
fifty coal barges and floats, which would make
excellent transports in tow of the boats to
move troops, horses, and munitions across the
river to occupy Kentucky. For no other pur
pose could a fleet of such materials be used.
This fact should be apparent to ail true uu
bought Kentuckians, that the great object of
the North, particularly of Ohio, is to trans
fer the war and the danger of invasion from
her borders to Kentucky. The incendiary
call ef both the Lincoln organs in this city
for troops from Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to
come into Kentucky, is evidence of a precon
certed move to have the State overrun by the
Northern invaders, under the lying pretense
of driving back the troops from Tennessee.—
Are not these traitors aware of'the fact that
the great mass of the people of Southern Ken
tucky are opposed to the Not them invasion
and that they will resist it.
Letter from Prisoner Karri*.
It will be remembered that a Mr. Harris
who set out from Washington in company
with a Mr. McGraw to obtain the remains of
Col. Cameron after the battle of Manassas
Plains, was arrested by order of Gen. Beau
regard because they sought to invade the or
dinary usages of civilized warfare, which had
not been resen ted to by the Lincoln Govern
ment, for fear of impliedly recognizing the
Confederate States as a belligerent power.
The New’ York News oljtbe 27th ult., quotes
from a letter from Mr. Harris, now in confine
ment in Richmond, to a friend in that city.
He says:
I wish that you had been with me in that
trip over the battle field, two days after the
fight. Rather I wish that those men in the
North who have sent forth armies to invade
the South could have witnessed the awful
scene. For miles before we reached the scene
of combat, dead bodies, lay scattered on each
side of the road; sometimes singly, then three,
or four, or five together. I saw two powerful
Zouaves in their full uniform, their corpse
swollen with putrefaction to the size of Fal
staff, and blacker than Othello. Close by them
lay a fine looking young officer—almost a boy;
! just breathing his last. He had lain there
where he fell, without help or succor for two
days of fortune. The Southerners buried their
dead first, but in the meantime, and before a
aeau uouy Weis tuuiumtcu u«-io rruinj.
mg parties were sent everywhere through the
woods, and for miles about, hunting for th
wounded of both armies. They behaved with
the utmost kindness toward the Federal troops,
and the shameful stones of barbarities com
mitted are ail false. The slaughter must have
been immense. I passed through one small
field where four bundled Northern men were
buried that day, and the burying party was
still at work bv moonlight
We were confined twenty-four hours in the
same place with thirty-nine Federal officers—
among them Col. Cocoi an. 1 here is no chance
for their regaining their freedom til' the Gov
ernment at Washington comes to its senses,
and recognizes the Southern Confederacy as a
belligerent, as it has certainly proved itself to
be—and a very pugnacious one at that!
pne of the officers said to roe he was tired
of fighting for a Government that gave biin
three chances for death, viz : to be killed in
action—io be left to die if wounded—or to be
hung in retaliation, if captured; while the on
ly chance for life was to run away from the
battle-field. 1 do not doubt these officers will
be hung if any hanging happens to the priva
teersmen of the Savannah and other prisoners
in the hands of Mr. Lincoln. Will the Pre
sident stickle longer upon the miserable dodge
that the Confederacy is not belligerent? Will
the comrades and relatives of the poor fellows
hi re in captivity tolerate this folly?
We a.-e weP treated. Beverly Tucker is at
kind as a hi other. We have nothing to com
plain of—have a room to ourselves in the jail
a ad are hoarded by the keeper. Nothing
wanting but our liberty.
Two Hundred Millions.—The Baltimon
Exchange learns from undoubted authority
that the expenses of the Lincaln government
during the past four months have been ove
two hundred millions of dollars. The grea
bulk of that enormous sum goes to pay con
tractors in carrying on the w ar of subjugatinjE
| the South. That is over a million and a hal
per day.
complete list of vessels seized ownet
in whole or in part by citizens of the Con
federate States, comp* tses ten sloop3, elevei
barks, three brigs and eleven schooners. Ag
gregate value $750,000.
jf^The Fort Smith Times, of the 7tl
learns that five regiments of troops frou
Texas, will join Grr.. McCulloch in a fev
days. Also, one regiment ftoaa M^ssissipp
and *ne from South Carolina
The Naval E casement at Hickman.
Kentucky.—Yesterday about 12 o’clock the
repose ofthe Confederate camp at this place
was disturbed by the appearance of two Fed
eral war steamers’ supposed to be the A. O.
Tylor and Conestoga, just rounding at the
point of (he Island. The were totally unex- !
pected by the soldiery in the encampments, I
j who weie consequently thrown into consider
able confusion for some time, which, however,
; was speedily overcome by the efficiency of
their officers, and in aii amazing short time
the whole force was foi med into line of battle.
About the time the Federal steamers reached
the mouih of Obion river—» distance of about
four miles—the Confederate steamefk‘“Yan
kee” with her thirty-two pounders, opened fire
upon them, which was immediately answered
by the A. O. Tyior from hei -ide pieces. The
Conestoga, by this time, advanced into line
with theTyloi. and both ope od u pretty brisk
fire upon the Yankee, which responded with
admirable shots, retiring in the meantime, tie
low the range of Capt. Jackson's battery on
I the banks, which now opened a magnificent j
discharge from their different points.
The firing was kept up pretty briskly for
about twenty minutes, amid the wildest enthu
siasm of the soldiers and citizens. Every shot«
from our batteries was cheered by one long
shout from one end of the line to the other.
A large number of our ladies were upon.the
hill viewing the engagement, and greeted the
Southern beys by waving their handkerchiefs,
and other kindly demonstrations. The expert
firing of the Y alike* was the wonder and ad
miration uf all. All our guns were said to
have been excellently managed, while that of
the enemy were derided by our engineers and
apparent to everybody. Some of our shots
were observed to strike a very short distance
1 in front of the Tylor. and others to pass be
tween the two steamers. A shell thrown jjrjyn
Jackson's battery went clear over the Tylor.
It w-as doubtless owing to these last hot
shots that caused the enemy to turn back, and
at pretty good speed to retreat fiorn out the
range of our guns. As they were turning the
point on their retreat, a company of cnvalsy,
sent forward by Gen Cheatham, fired into
them with Maynard rifles, but it is not known
whether with any effect or not. None of the
1’ run ci i nu v uu’ci tcu l kj ou uvv iii n w * -
eral hundred yards of our position. On their
retreat they were fired into all along the river
by the cavalry and outraged citizens. The
utmost bravery was exhibited by the soldiers
and citizens. All W'M-e enthusiastically eager
for the fray.
After the engagement Gen. Cheatham pars
ed down aleng the line and was greeted with
the wildest cheer-' by the whole force. The
soldiers here idolize Gen. Cheatham. Dur
ing the engagement he proved himself worthy
of their love by his superior management.—
[Hickman Courier, fith.
The Last and the Best.—The Rocking
ham Register gets off the following incident
of Manassas :
Capt. Bowman, Commissary of the 10th re
giment, gives us an amusing incident that
came under his notice at the battle of Manas
sas. Passing from liis regiment to the ord
nance wagon, in the midst of the retreat of
• lie enemy, he met a wounded Louisianian,
who had in the excitement of the moment for
gotten his severe wound, and had raised him
self up by a.bush and stood upon one leg.
watching with overflowing joy the flight of
the Hessians. Bowman was attracted to him
by the extravagance of his demonstrations of
delight. -‘God Almighty!” said the wounded
man. "see how the}- run! Did you ever see
such running?” Seeing that he was badly
crippled, Bowman asked hun what was the
matter. "My leg’s broke, but I don’t care a
d—i 1 My God see how they run!” all the
while clapping his hands as if he had never
before in his life been so happy.
Alien Enemies.—The Cleveland (Tenn.)
Banner, says :
We learn that Judge Humphreys construes
the alien law passed by the Confederate Con j
gress a little different fiom what some of our
people do. He says that a inan must owe al
legiance to some government—that if he does
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Confederacy, that it is presumed that he owes
allegiance to another country, and therefore,
he is an aden enemy, and comes within pui
view of tile law respecting alien enemies. It
is time, we think, for men to quit sweating
that they will never submit to or a knowl
edge the laws of the Confederate States, un
less they want to legislate themselves out
of bouse and home.
(Kg"The Richmond Examiner commenting
the i vet that the British ship Alliance had
run tha blockade into Beaufort, N. C., says:
The captain of the Alliance is expected to
reach Ruhrnont to-day Her cargo will be
offered for sale to. the Government. From
what we can leatn of it, it is of the most val
uable description. Besides an assoi traent of
general articles and some cases of arms, per
haps, it consists of 19'J.OuO percussion caps,
lai*ge quantities af medicines, quicksilver, pig
iron, sheet iron, tin plate, several thousand
dozens of spools cotton, &c., &.c.
The Nashville Banner states that in
formation has been officially received in that
city, that within a few days past a vessel un
de.! British register arrived at New Orleans
with an assorted cargo, having successfully
run the blockade. A portion of her cargo
consisted of 2,000 muskets and 125 rifles,
which our brave soldiers will turn to good
account against the enemy.
(ST An attempt was recently made to re
cruit for the Federal army, in Canada. A
placard, advertising for volunteers, was re
moved by a public officer and brought to the
police couit. Instructions were forthwith
issued to the police to destroy any similar
cards that might appear in the streets or pub
lic saloons of Quebec.
' 3W An Arkansas exchange gets off the
following, which sounds quite characteristic:
‘■Jeff Thompson, or Missouri, beiivtg to i
that Heckor had offered a reward for his bfna,
lejdied “Sorr^ I can’t return the compliment,
but I woiild’nt give a d—n for his head.’”
i mr Fbe Washington Sunday Chronicle
! says it comes to the conclusion, after a <xlo«e
i ' calculation, thaft tb southern force available
. for an attack upon Washington is ninety
thousand men, and that one hundred thousand
eifective United States troops are in the im
| mediate vicinity of Washington.
(py Lord Fainterston says that “ a bel
i ligeieht may seal a port, but when it lets a
single vessel in, the right is gone.”
: £ ... .,.
Military movements in Kentucky—Rail
road Bridge burned—Telegraphic com
munication cut off— Federal and Con
federate troops moving in Kentucky—
Gen. Albert S. Johnston gone to Co
lumbus Ky— 7 'roops from Mississip
pi ordered to Ky—Gen Lee. whips Fed
eral forces in Western Virginia, and
takes Gen Reynolds prisoner— Cotton
factory burned in Alabama. Sfc.
Memphis,_ Sept. 10.—The Appeal has reli
able intelligence, received heir last night,
that interesting military movements am ta
king place near Elizabethtown, Ky.. on the
Nashville tk. Louisville railroad, forty three
miles from the lo'ter city.
Tile railroad bridge over Rolling Fork
creek several tmiee north of Muldrough’s
Hill, has been burned by the friends of the
'South. All telegn.j hie communication with
the enemy ci't off It Was mijv- erf R< ■
semi’s division of fedenl tioops were pressing
forward rapidly to occupy Muiduljgh’s Hill,
but vvoutd be prevented by the destruction of
tiie bridge.
Confederate troop* from Middle Tennessee,
were also moving up the railroad with like
purposes. They reached Bowling Green
early yeslei day m eoiisirif r«M# force, where
they were reinforped by a large body of Ken
We learn that Gen A. S. Johnston passpd
from N -hville up to the headquarters of the
army at Columbus, yesterday.
We learn fn rn passengers f/om Columbus
yesterday, that excitement exists there in con
sequence of reviving inteliifrence. mliahlv
authontreared, that 7000 ffideia.1 troops j»ad
landed nine miles above, »n the Kentucky
side. They came down 1 i:>,*day morning and
were reinfcuced on the following night, but
by what number is unknown.
The Jackson Mississippian of day before
yesterday, says that on Saturday Inst, Gen.
Johnston telegVnphed Gov Pettu's to foi u <1
all troops he could spa’e to Kentucky. Gor.
P., ordered all brigades under the command of
Generals Went and Alcorn to rendezvous at
Corinth, to be sent on to join G h. Joi n ion.
Memphis, Sept. 19 —The following is the
closing paragraph of a proclamation issued by
Gen. Buckner to the people of Kentucky, on
the 12th: “Freemen of Kentucky, let us
stand by our own lovely land. Join with WB
in expelling from our firesides tbs armies
which an insane despotism sends amor gat us
to subjugate us to the iron rule ol. Purit. ,wcal
New England. Let the sms of Kentucky, the
descendants of those gallon! men whose names
adorn the blight pages of oui .history, decide
the fate of our own State. Oui banner has
floated proudly wherever it has been display
e’d Under it we have fought the battles of
the country, in the North and in the South.
Under its fold? our fathers drove1 back the
savage from the homes of infant Indiana and
Ohio. The ingratitude of the sons of those
whose fathers were rescued by ours from the,
tomahawk and the scalping knife, return to
drag us in chains at the feet of a relentless
despotism which is now pi easing heavily upon
themselves. When in the hour of our coun
try's peril the extreme North slunk away from
ilie raging contest, thousands of Kentuckian*
poured into the frozen North to fight on Brit
ish soil the battles of New England. In re
turn she sends us hosts of fanatics to despoil
us of our homes and of our liberties and
uuuiiKii ¥vin. n. oewaru • ue invites me out
casts of all nations to join in the carnival of
blood. Let us once more (ling to the breeze
the proud standard of Kentucky in every val
ley and on every hill top—let it be kissed by
•■he breezes of heaven—let our lone du: shine
an emblem of hope from the deep sky blue of
our banner, over the brothers who join in
the grasp of friendship. Let the soldiers
motto of our State bespeak, under the provi
dence of God, the strength of the cause which
he commits to our hands.”
Richmond. Sept. 18.—Gen. Reynolds com
manding a Division of federal forces In Wes
tern Virginia, in a recent engagement with
Confederates, was taken prisoner by Gen.
Lee. The latter has advanced within a few
miles of Huttonsville. Gen. Lee attacked fed
eral forces under Reynolds, encamped near
Hutton viile, and uftei a hard fought battle,
d-feated them W‘th a‘ loss of 300 killed and
wounded of his own men, and 800 killed and '
wounded and 1500 prisoners on the federal
Richmond, Sept. 19.—The Minnesota, Wa
bn*h, Potomac a corvette and several gun
boats are now lying at Hampton Ronds.
Despatches announce that Gen. Lee had ta
ken Gen. Reynolds prisoner at a ph.ee called
Cypress ten miles from Cheat Mountain. It
is belie ed Reynolds and his Aids were re
connoitreing when taken. A rmssengcr from
Reynolds was also taken. A letter found on
his person stated that the federal force on
Cheat Mountain had only one days provi
sions, and urgently demanding prompt relief.
Four thousand federals probably pi Loners ere
this. Federal force in Western Virginia is in
peculiarly perplexing predicament.
Mobil*, Sept 19.—The Dog river cotton
factory took lire accidentally yesterday and
was totally destroyed. Lo»s, not less than
$100,000. Insurance $42,000.
MPThe colo-ed driver who ~ib'Ov-■ f*<ue --
NajWhou to the Cofederete camp at > ar-i.-.s
saj, ts said to have been’a Lincolon spy, and
immediately after his return to W a slug ton
he was taken to the Whit* douse and clos
. ated for along time with Mr. Lincoln.
Pricks in Cincinnati.—Ac'ording to the
Cincinnati Enquirer, butter is selling in that
city at from five to six and seven cents per
) pound. Eggs are being sold at three cents
per dozen, with no money among the poor
With which to buy them.
GT*n one of his recent lettersfrom Wash
ington to the Loudon Times, .Mr. Russell
I remarks that ‘-some soldiers have a bad kaV
jit of begging Money te boy whiskey.”

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