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Tri-Weekly News (Newspaper) - June 16, 1863, Houston, Texas THE Vol. JUNE 16, 186 Evening Latest June 18U3. Wo received by this letters from our correspondent at up to the 12lh inst. containing the latest accounts from Vicksburg and It will be seen that the news via Natchez is as late aa the 7 th. We have also been favored with a Mobile Tribune of the 31st ult. The news detailed by our correspondent is highly all to the safety of We append the June 180.';. Dear No news again Passengers report that no one has come through from Natchez for several Wo know not the A few facts are certain that the enemy have lost heavily in his several attacks upon that we havo been damaged but little up te the last and that no doubt is entertained of onr ability to hold the city against any every Gen. up to last was not quite ready for a forward but would be in a Any we may look for stirring news from that Not a word from or from Port Yours Ac. M. K. June I News send you the Mobile Tribune of the 31st, brought hero by who was sent as special courier to reaching here last night and leaving on his return trip this It may be imprudent in me to venture a guess as to the object of his All I hat 1 can say that an important move is on the one that will make reel like a drunken In Capt. M. gives the most cheering accounts of our prospects at he in not to have the respecting the safety of the Hill From a telegram received as well as from the account brought by Capt. Taylor lias had rather a severe engagement with near driving back and killing and wounding near three The loss of the enemy near it is will fall but little short of from 3.1 to 40,000. From Port Hudson the news is about tne same as we had it some days the enemies loss in killed and wounded being about 10 or From other points we have nothing more than you will find in the papers I send June Tim rumor of yesterday respecting the repulse of McCulloch at is flatly imd that upon undoubted I have just conversed with passengers * per who crossed at Natchez cm the 7th. They give a cheering account of matters at No apprehension is felt as to its on the it is feared that Grant will make his escape before Johnston and Taylor are prepared to give him the final and decisive Up to the 7th. the Mississippi had fallen 2.1 feet at Natchez and was still Jailing The Yazoo was dead I hope to have something to-morrow more though wo need not expect to hear of the and decisive movement at Vicksburg for some ten days to A single copy of tho Democrat of the 10th by the It contains a full of repulse the enemy at Port taken from a New Orleans They confess to a loss nt iu tho fight to a on every part of their ' M. The Gen. Sherman who died Id N from amputation of a was formerly lathe Mil near from News of 13.] Richmond dispatches give Northern news to the VUb alt. They My Grant li we have twenty Dee to thirty thousand io smd that the city le full or women end Inn ere entertained at the North of offensive move by the look for an Invasion of ere preparing for an attack on and are fortifying the principal turbo re of the North against from oar There been a riot In between the end the Negroes are being enrolled with the whites under the conscription act. Fifteen regiments of nine men have arrived In from tbe The Governor had gone to consult with President Lincoln to to protect that State from The Yankee papere Grant hit intercepted a from President Davis to promising blm 100,000 men In two They admit a on all parte of the rebel before but to entertain no doubt of final They building and They admit n or 3000 in the tint attack on They uy tho rebels rolled shells down tbe steep hills of which exploded In their treating dreadful They surmise that the may last two weeke from the three weeke have now They rebels fought with great coolness and reserving their lire till the federals within musket Uut they add that the rebels were driven back Into the last of their Another Yankee their loss In the first day's attack was there waa hand to hand the used hand grenades when the Federals attempted to storm the They report two corps or Hank's army having reached within six miles of destruction of Federal by the Alabama and Florida Is reported by a late arrival at Among other vermis named as are the 11111: tho barks and schooner Two the ships had valuable of The New York Herald's correspondent says Lee has Issued an address to his a raid Into Mary A Jackson Grant Is being heavily LOgan and another General bad been the bad taken the above ami below New Orleans refugees report that the In a sinking too weak to return past 1'ort tier near the mouth of Rid A dispatch June says u plausible rumor prevails on authority or people Irom that a portion or Grant's are the neighborhood or Orand A despatch confirms the Yankee defeat Port and three steamboats loaded with wounded had arrived at New Gen. after having his leg had * tbt Telegraph You need have no fear for this tWe are not now strong enough to advance bat are sufficiently so to repel any If we hold our ground in this army will bold Its If decisively defeated In that we will he compelled to retreat across the giro up and take a long farewell of Kentucky Whar ton's division cas brigade In front of our amy the other brigade la defending the from tbl tony tbe art with now Brigadier at The other near Wharton's The General baa met with an acol dent that him from engaging In active Bis hone pressed him against a tree and threw Injuring his left leg and r ght Be walking on and will again In a few be In the Charlie of the and two bad an adventure a few days Six with drawn charged on the They quietly awaited their killed three tbe first two the si unhorsed and cap lured the other without Injury to District ot New Mexico aud S June 4,1HC3 To his V. 11. Governor or I arrived In about the laat of 1863, I found ber islands and of ber In tbe possession of tbe and ber territory threatened on all The Divine Ruler baa success to our efforts to drive the foe from our end at this moment every Island and all the panta on the coast are In our throughout tbe of her vast free from the presence of a foreign It la my most earnest desire to meet our foes beyond the confines of State even at sea if it were In order to preserve her from the devastating effects of It must obvious bow even to those who reflect that this can be effected only by great and timely Involving a vast both of money and Since these favorable the Immediate consequences of the of snd Sabine and other but brilliant affairs on the the people seem to have lost all apprehension of the and to have been living In a stale of fancied entirely Inconsistent with the magnitude of tbe of the enemy for renewed and It my duty to point out plainly lo your and through you to of the danger which threat and to urge all to with me. generously and in the prompt execution of the plana devised for their protection and Late events In a neighboring sister state demonstrate plainly tbe ot the which are to open tbe navigation of tbe to push their light draught Into every navigable bay and bayou of Louisiana and liberate tbe to lay waste the destroying not only but faming to slay or son the and lo our species of Insult and brutality If there be any timid or ignoble as to escape by submitting to the disgrace of taking the oath of allegiance to the Government of our deadly the In Louisiana prove that their property cannot be secured even by the loss of There the who took oath of to the were rewarded by tbe assurance that they would not bo uu they proved their sincerity by going the Federal and serving against whilst the emancipation proclamation waa enforced against them all end both their nag and their honor were forfeited I do not and can scarcely balls that there are tuch men In but I proclaim to M at we can bope to preserve our and save our property omy by lair and that If onr enemies are brave enough lo overcome which my coolest Judgment tells me can never ba they will visit with and despoil without coward who shrunk form the while will as alone worthy of their the brave men wbo courted every and were proud of every In of that the Northern men would have defended to the last on their own were a made against as under of a are making against But to fight troops must be provided and In time Important and post moat fortified with and the soldiers must be well disciplined and well I on command that 5,000 of State had been called out by your Id accord as with a requisition for that from my In co-operation with your these wen organised and made ready for when favorable of my on coast ma of dispensing and seeding to their the which bare proved so p and which may cow be In mean enemy baa made some Id vast and 1 consider the of Texas to than bean at any since mm of the be aa already tin will be aa tacked by water well aa by In the latter from than Should fall la his as the attention will be turned to affording the only employment for his large and tbe ocean fleet that will then be at nla disposal for Iu tne With the blessing of God wu and 1 ample time to defeat U we make use of them with energy and without To t the honor to that your Excellency will call uut the State militia to the number of 10,000 to be organized aa Infantry Into companies and Id accordance with the of the Confederate except such as will present aa well and well and to be subject to by Confederate and passed upon favorably to bo received aa and organized theae io be at convenient the cavalry being and distinct from those of the and tho cavalry regiments to be drilled both Infantry and the forces taus bo kept Iu tbe service six unless sooner It la aol the Intention to keep the troops from their unless absolutely which at ent is not but to Organise and prepare tor so that they may be ready the should I take tho occasion also to Inform your that Congress baa passed a law authorizing military commanders to Impress Including slave for tho public when is the law of the 1 am fully aware that who have the most patriotic heretofore borne a greater portion of tbo burden of labor than properly belongs to There aro many reasons lor Tho moat koep their slaves at and of those wbo furnish the most importunate fur their will sometimes in recovering their slaves Iu consequence of the change of and necessarily to military At least fifteen hundred are necessary at this moment to work on tho on the I earnestly desire to be spared tho painful necessity of using tbo power which tho law of impressment gives and I am that 1 will not to apply It In the majority cf cases nevertheless 1 will it with anil will credit to the patriotic for the thoy havo whilst tho public interest will protected by moro largely those who buve been or wbo have omitted to contribute their quota to the public A meru Inspection of tho map should satisfy any holder of slave properly that these * necessary to us In company with has recently visited aud inspected the the Harriet Lane and sud could not but have fell the greater sense of alter wit the of the liro or our guns the channels of aud after an examination of tbe and most skillfully constructed oat th works that are to be found In auy Much has but more remains lobe 1 have mailo your tbe and irank or that they may be communicated to tho people of through highest official authority In the I have devoted myself solely and to their Interest my arrival and shall follow the path of duty to tho wherever it may lead the difficulties ot my position with energy and and as far as In my tbe ol injuring In 1 have tho honor to Inform your Excellency that I have made arrangements to the facilities of the Government m aid conscript teams to those good men and patriotic who undertaken jf the money so liberally appropriated by tho last Legislature lor the benefit ol suffering families of our absent and to assure your that tbe zeal and intelligence which marked your co-operation with the Confederate In this sro fully appreciated by them and the and have contributed greatly to tbe success of their efforts to rescue the District of Texas from the presence of tho and tg maintain It to this moment free and For these services rendered by yourself and the patriotic and able men who control the military resources of the State of 1 beg leave to ten der my cordial thanks and public acknowledgments I have the honor to very your obedient b Major General State of i a.m. Inspector v June 4, 1863 1 ana instructed by his the to acknowledge tho receipt of your communication of this making a requisition upon the Governor Of the State of for ten thousand troops to defend the as he in their full the reasons adduced by you for this I am directed to state that the Governor promptly ano cordially responds affirmatively to it. While the militia law of the State pre sents to the Governor no but requires that a call upon the Governor by the General commanding this de the Governor by order into for auy one or more a sufficient number of troops to All auch requisition yet his sense of the imminence of the and hw approval of the will be manifested by his energetic action and the alacrity with which the troops will rendezvous at the various camps in the several As the Legislature of the Slate omitted to make provisions for the regulation of slave labor for military and other by the Governor is gratified to learn that tho Congress of the Confederate States has attempted to remedy the and in common with every other slaveholder of this bo looks to you with confidence that you will exercise a rigid over the Bureau to which you entrust this duty of tho of slave causing regular and pro rata details to be that the injustice heretofore operating upon a patriotic will be and the burthen ex tended by an equitable apportionment over the entire body cf the Governor's co-operation in the furtherance or accomplishment of this most desirable object be deemed necessary or it will be cheerfully ren For your generous offer to furnish facilities in conscripts and conscript to enable the patriotic associations throughout the State properly and efficiently to discharge the great and responsible duty of procuring and distributing tbe needful articles to alleviate and remove the sufferings of the families of our absent the Governor instructs me in their and in behalf of every worthy to return you his sincere Fully your the Governor in behalf of the gentlemen controlling the military resources of the their and I am directed to assure the Major-General that so long as he continues Governor of ull the resources of the State will be held subject to the Confederate for Its successful and consequently to tbe benefit of the Your obedient J. Y. Adjutant aud inspector Major-General commanding District of New Mexico aud Tex Then follows the Proclamation of Gov. calling for the requisite number of men to fill the requisition of the General The Governor's Proclamation is spirited ami in excellent and addresses itself to the patriotism of to prepare to repel while it forcibly reminds them of the fate of our sister whose soil has been desecrated by the vandal foot ol Lubbock lias promised in the name of the that the call will be tilled with and we have no doubt it will or unwillingly the Yankees are giving expressive and significant testimony against their own themes and in favor of tho The following of the horrible condition of the slaves in Nashville is from the charge to the grand jury by Judge on tin* act for the of slaves We of the city of Nashville are absolutely cursed with the presence of a negro population which we find it impossible to Nashville is made the general rendezvous tor all the runaway negroes in this aud some of the adjoining They thrust themselves into tho houses of our citizens and defy the owners to oust They they they scruple at they respect they regard no human or Some of them are engaged in but they are numerous this is perhaps only a tional part. They promenade our atn they crowd our they till they fill our culler They are too lazy to to distinguish between liberty shameless to respect aud too degraded rules of and tbe or a impress Ti Yellow tbe dill agent in tbe It purifies dwelling moves all offensive Invaluable in sick ro destroys fosted the and p them from and mitigates tbe m alarming of scarlet and yellow For sale at continued At SMITH & Congress street 1 Q 4 cases Madeira 3 oases Ginger 6 do English Pick 12 doz Fancy 2 gross Fishing M gross Shoe 0 do Hooks and A Let d Steel g Candle Foot Shut &c. 925 JO who Is abont SO years rin irom the on the 1st Inst. The toward will be given for bis delivery to or twenty dollars it confined In so that I can get B. M. A Splendid located la one of tbe best of tbe bavins a large run of Is offered for together with Its Hock of This chance is worthy the attention of any one desiring to make a good The desire to sell on account of other this DISEASES OP THE J. H. desires to Inform bis friends and patrons of the Interior of his removal Irom Independence to where he will continue to devote bis attention lo tbe treatment of Ophthalmic hoping to merit a ol tbe liberal heretofore extended Fannin opposite House W. M. W. M. W. H. M. Union J. L. M. J. M. Mr. T. J. 111. I AT June at 0 11V C. b. Co A first-rate Washer and A likely Negro years A likely W lo 14 years Negro splendid cutter and bouse A likely Wife and A No. 1 A and likely 15 years an MB likely Negro field likely Negro Old besides others to come in. Planters from the country would do well to come to the | June 10, j PROPOSALS will be received at office until 1-2 o'clock on the 20th Inst for carrying a Semi-Weekly between and Proposals will be for carry log the Brownsville Express JOHN E. Major 4t A WE have some Drugs left aud we are willing to sell and take county scrip as we have but we are compelled to decline all victual GEORGE DAVIDSON STRAYED OK 8TOLKN,about two weeks i Grey about 4 years branded M. S on her left a grey branded N. G with Spanish brand about 11 old A liberal reward will be paid for their delivery to Houston Eastern trici of June 8th, 1863 GENERAL Iu consequence of gnat of In tn their Monthly to these It become simply to forward Brigade Returns at All tn command are hereby directed to tend fa their Monthly Returns by the 15th day of the succeeding In order Uut they may leach District by the last of tbe month inattention to In cannot and will not tolerated any and any officer who to comply with order la preferred him for trial by Martial for disobedience or By command of Gen. W. R. between Houston snd two belonging to two doable barrelled I will pay the above reward for their delivery to me. at or for Information which will enable to recover H. M. SINGER'S SEWING large for heavy Apply at FOR elegant no lop Enquire at News Notice i mUK Express Co. will dispatch a JL special on 93d with letters and small for Jackson and points east ol the Mississippi Articles to go Uy this messenger must be at the Express office the evening June 1863. IOH AVINE STOCK 5 miles Hock known aa SOti Acres of s creek of lasting Slenly or timber for fire It has a dwelling well of I will also tell my S above 100acre*. SO good dwelling and oat good ot My dwelling la within of tne Central J. R THE undersigned have formed s copart under the title ol Ac. for the purpose of doing s They csn be found on Preston door West of Drug N. ' June 1M. I sued I uf ths lows an n All ss heretofore a lug out con of t the G Is hereby i. turned over of tbe and introduction a view of supporting tlon being allowed I In been received from Commanding Officer of to use but In all which the 1* not superior they teams to Major o. r a Hat ot will be furnished t tlon of these Bee will cause th Sub and the Instructions of executed In Ban Anto V. All In In their employ Consort lo hauling lowed lo retain them with San on tn tbe Brownsville Bach Conscript reach King's be sent back to over to Major or as reach Sao Antonio Major Hart at that apply to the Honed in paragraph If the San Antonio or King's Bane as above or any effort 1* order by o a military force will be dirtied teamsters of parties as Mil and turn them over to the Government being for own authority granted an der to retain la actually in to Baa In obedience fasti the Ave dollars in dean in Confederate each bale of Cotton which era be Such Conscript In ths service of tbe Statti will In their present service foof a by tbe Such Conscripts t* A. W. McKea or remain in their No contract will be en duty la Ibis after foe of Cotton to Major 8. Q. P. O. having confided that duty to Hereafter Chiefs of the 1> meats of District and 8ub-DI Ised to purchase and sncb as tbe for that all contracts t* Major General Commanding for tta exportation or ss of bis nob supplies as he may No ted with Conscript Major baton the Army within this District will discharge of his XIII tne of alt the of ploying snd teamsters aa far as By order of aLk D. A. Have large Auction ' to regulate Net roes and Real from 7 to 10 par labor attending os ' sod 10 par charges f SO On tail Si aSs 7 years iF nn whits big about leg larger than 1*11 a. about for their delivery that will *
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