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Ex-Governoi0\lorchcad, of Kentucky, ar
rested and sent to Bastile Lafayette—
Kentucky Legislature in Javor of the
Federals, they appoint Gen. Anderson
and Thomas L. Crittenden to Military
positions—-Louisville Courier suppress
t(l_Gen. Rosseau takes the hack track
_Fight at Barbourville, Ky., Confeder
ates Victorious—FjXciiing news from
New Orleans, Chandeleur Island taken
by the Federals—Highly interesting
from Richmond, etc.
Green River, Sept. 20.—Numbers of South
erners passed here to-dav from Louisville in
various conveyances. They report Ex-Gov
ernor Morehead arrested and, sent to Rastile
Frankfort, Sept. 20.—The Legislature has
passed a resolution calling Kentuckians inva
ders, and says they must be expelled It as
serts federals came to Kentucky only to pre
serve tranquility—appoints Gen. Anderson to
command of the Cumberland department;
also, passed a resolution which provides that
no confiscations of property will be made, and
requiring the Governor to appoint Thomas L.
Crittenden to command State troops. Mr.
Underwood in speaking against the resolu
tions was unable to suppress his emotions.
The above is taken from yesterday’s Louis
ville Journal.
— . .it • L l.... 1
J.UU XiUUlSVlUC v»uui ici UU? uccii ouj/piwocui
Gen. Rousseau was crossing Rolling Flats
■with his troops yesterday morning, but not
fancying the mustering of the Hardin county
hoys, sudden!^ re-crossed the six hundred that
had got over.
Muldrough’s Hill has not been occupied as
Knoxville, Tenn., September 21.—An en
gagement took place at Barbourville, Ky., on
the 19th, between 800 Confederates and 1,500
Federals, in which the Federals were com
pletely routed. The Confederate force con
sisted of a portion of Col. Battell’s regiment
of Tennesseeans, assisted by Capts. Simpson
and Blurabey’s cavalry. We took 400 stand
of arms, besides other equipments. We have
possession of Barbourville. Our loss is two
kilted—Lieut. Howell, of Hawkin’s compa
ny, and one private. Federal loss unknown.
New Orleans, Sept. 20.—A sailor was
captured by the federal war steamer Massa
chusetts, but subsequently set adi ift in a
leaky boat, because of his refusal to take oath.
He was picked up by a llsbing boat and ar
rived here to-day. He states that the enemy
have erected batteries on Chandeleur Island,
and are expecting lumber with which to
build houses, a hospital, &c. It ivas the in
tention of the enemy to divide twelve thousand
men on the Islands in the neighborhood of
Chandeleur. They also intend fortifying Ship
Island, to prevent communication between
New Orlea*ns and Mobile. They had re
ceived Newv Orleans papers from some un
known source and were posted.
Richmond, Sept. 20.—The sequestration of
V ankee effects is going on at the rate of nearly
half a million per day for the past few' days.
Ganoral enquiry as to what is doing in other
Report of Lee’s capture of Reynold’s was
telegraphed to Gov. Letcher, and from sour
ces the Governor regarded reliable. Reliable
subsequent intelligence docs not sustain the
Nothing interesting from camps.
The Enquirer of this morning says, a large
fleet off Hampton Roads present week, eviv
dently movement like Hatteras contemplated.’
Federals daily practicing with fifteen inch
Columbiads, at Old Point.
Twenty recruits from Maryland reached
here yesterday, including two members of the
Legislature. Many others preceded and will
follow. A nerfect reimi of terror in
land. Women violated, property destroyed,
and imprisonment and death.
The Examiner of this morning says another
Iiackage, unsigned, ten dollar treasury notes,
lave been stolrn on the route from New Or
leans. Department determined to suppress
the whole issue of treasury notes engraved by
J. Manouvier of New Orleans.
Many Yankees are bundling up their no
tions and endeavoring to escape before expi
ration of forty days, and many pseudo friends
of the South arriving from the North to pro
tect their property from sequestration. A
shipment of Hessian prisoners for New Or
leans is to be made to-day, and will be fol
lowed by further consignments to-morrow.
Richmond, Sept. 19 — E. A. Banks, for
merly of Montgomery Confederation, appoint
ed Quarter-Master.
Yokktown, Sept. 21.—Body of Col. J. A.
"Washington, aid to Gen. Lee, reached here
this afternoon.
Six Hessian prisoners taken in the Moun
tains of Virginia and fifteen from Manassas
arrived this afternoon and reported the shel
ling of Lewisburg.
Ex-Sec’y Walker, now Brig. General, will
■ probably have for his command Watts’, Bul
, s J^ges* infantry regimonts, and
Clinton’s cavalry regiment—all from Ala
bama, with the Columbus (Georgia) artille
ry battaltion.
The Richmond Exatniuer, by consent of
its owners; at public outcry to-day, for $25,
ooo; bought by Hon. John M. Daniel. The
paper will be continued as formerly.
Norfolk, September 21.—The passengers
oy federal steamer Fanny Cadwallader,which
arrived yesterday with ilag truce, were sear
ched in New York, Philadelphia and Point
these passengers report that it was believ
ed in New York that Lincoln and Seward wero
now in that city.
A letter brought by steamer from a prison
er at Rip Rapa to bis family, had $20 austi ac
ted by rederals, and had endorsed on it $20
taken out and "returned to owner.
Richmond, September 21_Nothing in con
firmation of capture of Reynolds; statement
begins to lose credence.
l'he Federals have reinforced Arlington by
10,000 men on'Wednesday.
All communication with the North cut o|]
from Virginia si*ec« the I7lb., About 600 ab
olition {>risoneib»are to be sent to Orleans.
Richmond.-—Letters containing official re
port of plan of operations on Cheat Mountain
has beeu received at the war department to
day, from which it appears that the entire
plan was disconcerted on account of tho ene
my’s position ou the mountain. The enemy
was defended by an almost impregnable stock
ade fort and had also been reinforced by three
Ohio Regiments.
Richmond, Sept. 23.—Examiner of this
morning publishes the following as collectors
of war tax; for Alabama, Joseph C. Bradley;
Arkansas, Win. Swiburn; Florida, E. T.
Both U. S. Senators from Maryland have
been arrested and sent to tire bastile.
The statement about the shooting of 400
troops by order of Gen. McClellan for their
refusal to advance on confederate troops is
believed in high official circles here and from
that source information has been obtained.
Nothing from camps.
E. Stearns is war tax collector for Louis
iana; Robert A. Lusher, Miss.; John A. Han
dy, South Carolina; Wm. K. Lane, North Car
olina; W. E. Martin, Tenn.; Isaac D. Wil
liams, Texas; Geo. N. Durham and Henry T.
Garnett, Va.
New Orleans, Sept. 24.—A Fiench Man
of-War is coining up the Mississippi.
. » «♦ .—
To the Voters of the 3d Congressional
Composed of the counties of Pulaski, Sa
line, Dallas, Calhoun, Union, Jeffer
son, Bradley, Drew, Ashley, Chicot,
Desha, Arkansas and Prairie.
Fellow-Citizens:—In the exercise of the
privileges of a freeman, I appear before you as
a candidate for a seat in the Confederate Con
gress, at the election to be held on the 6th day
of November, 1861. I am relieved from the
necessity of discussing the issues which have
heretofore agitated and divided our citizens,
since party 3pirt seems to be hushed to silence,
and all of us stand together as one man to
defend our country and her cherished institu
tions from the malignant assaults of an un
principled foe—who have trampled in the dust
the constitution of our fathers, and threaten
our subjugation and the ruin of our property.
We have been driven to the necessity of dis
solving eur political and social connection
. . . >a it n i _ L L U . ! M I A .1
VVilU llie iiuituci u
and increasing violation of our rights—and
so devoted were our people to the old consti
tution and its sacred obligations, that in our
new Confederacy we have adopted it, and now
held it up to the gaze of au admiring world,
with its original defects cured, as one of the
wisest and greatest charters of liberty the
world has ever known; and it is for the per
petuity of this great political text-book that
we have sacrificed so muci^ and for which we
risk our lives and our all. An early advocate
of the policy of a total separation from the
Northern States, I would, if elected to Con
gress, give to President Davis and the Confed
erate Government my cordial support in the
measures best calculated to conquer a lasting
peace'and secure the recognition of our inde
pendence—to this end I would co-operate-with
the true friends of the South.
Born and raised upon the soil of the South,
I have been identified with her institutions
and interests for fifty years. Every pulsation
of my heart beats for her speedy deliverance
from the dangers that surround her. My ex
perience in public affairs embraces a period
of twenty-five years—in 1838 and 1839 a mem
ber of the Legislature of Mississippi—bank
commissioner of the State of Mississippi for
the year 1S40—commissioner to locate the land
granted by Congress to the State of Missis
sippi in the years 1842, 1843 and 1844. Four
years a member of the State Senate of Ar
kansas, and elected unanimously President of
the Senate for the session of lS54-’55—for
six years a Special Agent of the Post Office
Department, embracing the years of 1837,
1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, and up to the 30th
of September, 1860—having been commission
ed by Post Masters General Kendall, Camp
bell, Brown and Holt respectively. In all
these situations and others of less importance,
I have used my most faithful endeavors to dis
charge my duty.
I never have betrayed a friend, nor changed
ray political principles—I have always advo
cated the State rights, strict construction doc
trines of Jefferson and Jackson. In the knowl
edge and practice of parliamentary usages I
yield to none of my competitors. For six
venra T hnvp frnnvor nvnnr rwirtinn
Arkansas, and formed acquaintances with her
people and learned much of the local interests
and wants of her citizens. I am a plain far
mer. Our State and Confederacy is more deep
ly interested in agricultural affairs than all
others. It is good to have a mixture of farm
ers in your legislative assemblies. I would
use every endeavor to guard against that sys
tem of bounties and protective tariffs that was
so early and so fatally introduced into the leg
islation of the United States, which was so
offectual in robbing the toiling millions of
their honest earnings.
I have sons and many relations in the army
of the Southern Confederacy fighting for li
berty and independence. If need be, I am
willing to stand in the ranks with them in de
fending the interests and honor of our beloved
South. I learn that my competitors have
agreed not to canvass the district to address
the people publicly. I therefore issue this
circular to bring iny name before the people,
and rely upon my acquaintances and friends in
each county of the district to give it circula
tion, and I will bow to your verdict at the bal
lot box, with becoming submission.
Your fellow-citizen,
Princeton, Dallas County, Ark., ?
September, 1861. $
Proclamation of Postmastkr-General
Reagan.—Postmaster-General Reagan has
issued a proclamation requiring all persons
having claims for postal service, to present
said claims to the auditor of the treasury for
the postoffice department for examination,
on or before the 13th day of March, 1862, in
order that he may make a report to congress
of the amount thereof, as required by law.
Postmasters who have not paid up are required
to settle forthwith.
.. —-+ -- -
tar An Envelope Factory is about to be
Ltarted in Augusta, Ga. A letter from Rich
mond, speaking of the necessity of such an
enterprise, says:
A fortune can be made just now in the manu
facture of Envelopes. Six months ago they
might have been purchased in New York at
one dollar a thousand. Now they will sell
readily in Richmond at ten dollars a thousand.
If some one can find the paper (the first con
sideration) heie is a chance to make money.
ri u. njuu.jnw.ii f
A Charmed Life.—The New Orleans Delta
relates the subjoined incidents in the life of
Gen. Wm. H. T. Walker, of Georgia, late a
Colonel in the U. S. Army, who Is now in
command of brigade of Louisianians in the
Confederate service :
Gen. Walker is not only respected among
military men for his abilities and courage,
but is noted for escaping death upon two occa
sions where escape was hardly anything short
of a miracle. In one of the Indian battles in
Florida.be was literally riddled with rifle
balls. The surgeons told him to prepare for
death, frankly informed hhn that his case
was hopeless. He told them that they knew
nothing about it, that he intended to recover.
Again, at Molino Del Key, then a captain, in
leading his men to take a redoubt, as be ap
proached it, in advance, he looked around to
see how his men were behaving. He saw every
one of them, but two or three, hors de combat,
and fell on the spot himself, pierced by so
many balls that it would be a severe tax upon
credulity to enumerate his wounds. Again the
surgeon told him be must die, end again he
told them he would “see them d—d first.”
Three or four months after, he left the City
of Mexico a ghastly spectacle, and was con
veyed to Vera Cruz on a litter, unable to bear
any other mode of conveyance. He reached
home alive, however, recovered, and survives
all his desperate wounds, a vigorous denial of
medical prescience.
Daring of the Confederates. — A
story is told of the Confederates. The strict
military discipline of the Federal camp on the
Virginia side of the Potomac has completely
“blocked” the usual sources through which
the Confderates have heretofore obtained in
formation. A few nights ago they deter
mined, at all hazards, to learn the password,
in order that their agent might enter our lines
and reach Washington. To do this they
dressed two of their men in Government uni
forms which had been captured, and suc
ceeded in placing them between our pickets
unobserved. The impostors and the true
soldiers pursued their regular duty for a con
siderable time, when finally the Confederates
challenged one of our men, who was about to
give the requisite password when he discov
ered the cheat, and gave the alarm, but not in
time to affect the arrest or death of the daring
but nonplussed adventurers.
(£gT There is good ground for the belief that
the plans for the" Lincoln camps in Kentucky
were arranged as early as May or June last.
The arrangements were conducted with the
utmost secrecy, the leaders all the while assu
ring the people that strict neutrality was the
true position of the State.—[Louisville Cou
(OTThe Banks of New Orleans have at
la9t suspended specie payments, and give
notice that they will hereafter receive treasury
notes on deposit and in payment of debts due
them. They ought to have taken this step
long since.
Suspended.—The New York Daily News
has been forced to supend publication. The
last issue, on the 14th, contained a lengthy
card, bidding farewell to the public for a
time. A free prcs3 canot be tolerated by the
despots at Washington.
R. D. B. MILLER.Master.
A •—i WILL leave Memphis eve
ry Thursday at 5 P. M.,
commencing on Thursday 26th inst., for Des
Arc, Augusta, Little Rea River and all inter
mediate landings. Business entrusted to this
Boat will be attended to with promptness and
far Orders solicited.
September 25, 1861—tf.
~~ hqticb
To Edward Haynes and all others in
terested :
WHEREAS, on the 13th of August, 1S59,
a certain note for the sum of Five Hun
dred and Seventy-Five Dollars was executed to
you by J. A. Jennings & Co., being part pay
ment for Lot No. 6, in Block 26, in the town
of Des Arc, and for which we have become
indirectly responsible as parties interestad,
you are hereby forwarned that we will not be
longer responsible for the interest accruing
thereon, and demand tnat said note De present
ed and liquidated, and title perfected to said
Des Arc, Prairie County, Arkansas.
Sept. 25, 1861.—3t.
Memphis Appeal copy 3 times and send bill
to this office.
Administrators Bale.
X highest bidden, at my residence in Centrg
township, Prairie county, Arkansas, on the
12th day of October next, the following pro
perty. Two fine cows and calves; one yearl
ing steer; a number one Indian Pony; a good
feather bed, bedstead and bedclothes; two ri
ile guns; one sow and four shoats; one man’s
Terms—Notes will be required, with good
security, payable on the 25th of December
Adm’r. of John C. Kennedy, dec’d.
Sept. 18, 1861.—3t
Late of Richmond. Late of Danville, Yu.
Memphis, Tennessee
General Commission Merchants,
West Side Main Street,
Between Worsham House and Overton Hotel.
Will give strict attention to the Sale of Cot
ton, Leaf and Manufactured Tobacco, Flour,
Wheat, Corn, and all other Produce entrusted
their care.
Memphis, May 1, 1861—tf.
WE will take Confederate and State Bonds,
at par. for all debts due us.
Des Are, Sept. 11, 1861—tf.
STOLEN from my pasture about six miles
west of Des Arc, on the 26t.h of August,
1861, one sorrel mare, about 15} hands high —
no marks that I recollect, only harness marks
about the shoulders. Said mare is about 7 or
8 years old, well made, very fine hair—shod
I will pay Fifty Dollars for mare and Thief,
or I will pav twenty-five dollars for the mare
alone. ' J. H. EVANS.
Prairie County Ark., Sept. 11.—2w.
TO all whom it may concern : I shall peti
tion to the next Probate Court of Prairie
county, at the October term thereof, 1861,
to be holden at Brownsville, in said county of
Prairie, in the State of Arkansas, for an or
der to sell the following real estate, to wit:
Lots number 1 and 2, in block number 42.
Lots number 11 and 12, in block number 60,
in the Watkins survey, of the town of Des
Arc. in the county of Prairie, in the State of
Arkansas, belonging to the estate of John C.
Ostenberg, deceased.
H. P. VAUGHAN, Adinif.
Des Arc, August 28, 1861—lm.
~ “noticr
TO all whom it may concern: I shall peti
tion to the next Probate Court of Prairie
county, at the October term thereof, 1861, for
an order to sell the following real estate, to
wit: The N E l of the NEJ, and tke S E 1
of the N E J, and the N E } of the S E J of
section twenty two, (22) in T 4 N, R 5 W, ly
ing in said county of Prairie, in the State of
Ark., and containing one hundred and tyven
ty acres, belonging to the estate of Jesse M.
Waterfield, deceased.
H. P. VAUGHAN, Adrn’r.
Des Arc, Augyst 18, 1861—lm.
TO RICHARD GILL, and all others
concerned, T shall proceed to take the de-*
positions of certain witnesses before Henry
Linthicuin, J. P., at the Ebenezer Church,
in Richland township, Si. Francis county,
on the 20th day of September, to be read before
the Land Agent at Jacksonport, Arkansas, on
the25tL day of September, 1861, to enable him
to decide whether I have a legal right to a pre
emption on the following described land: Lots
number 18, 19, 21 and 22., in the S W frl. J of
frl., 3ec. 6, T 4 N, R 3 W, at which time and
place you may appear and cross-examine my
witnesses and produce your own, if any you
have, allowing me the same privilege. Given
under my hand this 12th day of July. 1861.
by Geo. W. Maberry, Agent.
Sept. 11, 1861—3t.
McLaren & jaceson,
[Successors to G. &. J. McLaren is Co.]
Staple anti Janni Drn CG001)0,
Ready-Made Clothing, Hats & Caps,
Bonnets, Boots & Shoes,
B 0 OK\ STJ1 TIOjYER Y, tfc.,
Aug. 221 DES ARC. akhassas.
(Jo mm ission JWerchan l,
(Formerly of the Firm of )
KGS leave to inform his friends and the
y community in general that lie has estab
lished himself now at the above mentioned
place, for the transaction of C'otfou and
Commission Business. All Cotton
sold for coin. March 6-6m.
(x. W. I101>BIN£S,
Buena Vista St., opposite jYucleus House,
flow, molasses,
Ifrij Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes, Hats, Straw Goods, Crocke
ry Ware, Saddlery, Etc. mrl3tf
rpHE undersigned lias removed his Carpet
_L and Curtain business, to the Jackson
Block, 363 Main Street, where he is prepared
to show the 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, Loops, Bands, Picture Cord, Corni
ces, etc.; Buff and White Holland of differ
ent widths; Gilt, Landscape and Plain Shades.
Floor Oil Cloths, framxix.to twenty-four feet
Finklo & Lyons’ Family Sewing Machine,
the best machine made, for from $55 to $130.
The best of workmen on hand to cut, make
and lay carpets, hang curtains, shades. &c.
Jackson Block, 303 Main St., Memphis.
rpHE third session of-Mrs. Mabian
X Robinson’3
Commences on the first Monday in September.
Terms of Tuition.—From $10 to $15 per
session. Pupils will be charged from entrance
} to the close of the session, except in c^es of
I protracted sickness. aug 14.
Benjamin Haley, Plaintiff. j) Dei,;
Samuel K. Powell, Defendant.J Attnchrnen* I
f pHIS day coines said Plaintiffs hv Attorney B
X and on his motion it is ordered that thj'H
cause be continued until next term; and thafa
notice be given to said Defendant, by pnblj l
cation of a copy of this order for two week !
successively in the Des Arc Citizen, a nj
paper printed and published in the townotfl
Des Arc, State of Arkansas, the last inserts 1
to be at least thirty days previous to the nex!
term of this court, of the pendency of thj,
suit which is an action of debt by attachment I
for the sum of fourteen hundred and forty d0|! 1
lari, (as sworn to) upon a certain writing’ 0k .1
ligatory executed by said Defendant to ,ajd 9
Plaintiff, and that an attachment has been ls 1
sued against his estate, and that unless h* shall 1
appear on or before the third day of the ne ; I
term of this court, at a court to be begun and
holden at the court house, in the town of 1
Brownsville, on the third Monday in Februv J
ry, A. D., 1862, and answer the Plaintiff in the H
premises, judgment will be rendered againitB
him and his estate sold to satisfy the same. H
A true copy from the record.
Attest: Wm. GOODhUM, Clerk
Sept. 18, 1861—2w.
County or Pkairie. ) 8‘ 8>
F. G. Lefevre, Plaintiff. ) Debt
vs. V by
James S. Gray, Defendant. ^ Attachment.
THIS day coines the Plaintiff by Attorney,
and on his motion it Is ordered, that this
cause be continued until the next term of tbs
court, and that notice be given to Defendant
by publication of a copy of this order for two
weeks successively in the Des Arc Citizen, a
newspaper printed and published at the town
of Des Arc, in the State of Arkansas, the last
insertion to be at least thirty days previous to
the next term of this court, of "the pendency
of this suit, which is an action of debt by at
tachment, for the sum of one hundred ami
thirty five dollars, ($135) (as sworn to) upon
a writing obligatory, executed by the said De
fendant and one George W. Ewell and one J.
Odom, to the saif| Plaintiff F. G. Lefevre;
that an attachment has been issued against his
estate, and that uTiless he shall appear on or
before the third day of the next term of this
court, at a eourt to be holden at the court
house, in the town of Brownsville, in the
‘county of Prairie, on the third Monday in
February, A. D., 1861, and then and there an- pg
awn i laiiiuu hi mu j'lu^iunu $
will be rendered against him and his estate 'i
sold to satisfy the same.
A true copy from the record.
Attest: Wm. GOODRUM, Clerk.
Sept. 18, I8fil.—2w.
Bue it a Vista. St reset, lies Arc. Ark. j
Having on hand a new ;
and selected stock of .1
H ir
v : 'We respectfully solicit j
a continuance of the kind patronage of the
people of lie* Arc and the surrounding conn- j
We are also prepared to do ail kinds of
Watch, Clock and Jewelry work with care
and dispatch at reasonable prices.
Dec. 5 ’fit) [tf.
CttOCKMl or CO.,
(Firstdoor West of J. H. (Juisenberry’s Store.)
FTXAKE pleasure in announcing to the citi
.1 zens of Prairie and adjacent counties,
that they are now in receipt of a large and
well selected stock of
Consisting in part of Sugars, Molasses, Coffee,
Candles, Cheese, Virregar, Salt, Whisky. Rice,
Pickles. Sardines, YlAVUIl Fish, Raisins,
Figs, Citrons, Almonds. Camlv. Soap. Starch,
Soda, Crackers, Tobacco. Cigars, Nails, Cast
i inga, Iron. Steel, Log Chains, Ox do., Pole
Axes, Spades. Shovels, fee., See.
With all other articles usually to be found
In similar establishments. Allot' which they
'are now selling low for Cash.
Ties Arc, January 11,18(H).—tf.
Groceries, Provisions,
38 Front Row', Opp, Steamboat Landing,
All orders promptly attended to. je30-tf
IIAMBACT & COX, Proprietors.
f11IIF. undersigned having leased the Wor
X sham House fora term of years, respect
fully solicit a share of public patronage. A
long experience in the hotel business justifies
them in saying that they will endeavor to the
utmoit to please the travelling public, and to
What it has always bueai considered
May 8, 1801—6m. Proprietors.
rnO all whom it may concern: I shall peti
L t.ion to the next Probate Court of Prairie
county, at the October term thereof, 1861, for
an order to sell certain real estate, belonging
to the estate of Jane Kennedy, deceased, to
wit: Lots number 11 and 12, in block number
3, in the Erwin survey of the town of De»
Arc, in the county of Prairie, in the State of
Dcs Afc, August 2S, 1861—liu.

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