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   Tri-Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 19, 1862, Houston, Texas                                I-WEEKLY NEWS. Vol. XX.] HOUSTON, SATURDAY, JULY 19, 1862 [No. 16: RICHARDSON & CO, Proprietors. Uou-itoii, Saturday, July 19.li, IHG2. The Third Texas Cavalry (Greer's old R�g;mont.) M re-oriranised, is < ulcered as follows: P.. II. Cum-by, Col'nel: J. S Bug-jess Major; 0. 8. HoM'ngs-worth, Adj� '. Coleman. Commissary; J. 1). t'haw, ourgaos. R�xpai,'i Regiment.-This regiui-nl, m obsii-e- pe to > requisition lYjm Gen Hindniau, 1 cft on W&Jr.csd.y morning for Little Keck 'The re/iment Is composed of twelve c'jnipfttiio' and cirj'it ot ih"ia paraded through tow.,, |.rs�-r.ling au Win: >.�!�:; si-tht They are a tine body of men, ami w.lldo good .~cr vice. The Pa. ib'ih.-The indications are. tint ve liava entered upon a drouth. With the  xcepti n of a partial r..in about ten days ago, n-n1.- has fallen f r levers l weeks. The wetAl-er is unusually wa -a i.:!tl sal-try; ve^etution is drying up; the water in the weirs i� f.i!iing; the sky is as a sea ' f bri.s ,. v.hore Vim Is'ieJ f �* is reflated back �>v the , arih: dust in ciouJb; and ill natuie bears un epp"ar" -� ��, a fair crop, without rain, but that planted late will h- cut sh"-. unless relief o.o :ics bOo:i. Oh. for a rnio- a -o-.'iilu. soothing, re,reshng ."tin nf 2! hour? duration, to revive our drooping spirits, aid to gi � promise of abundance.-5larnUtiU fiepubUcm. I.'W tint. From all the accounts w � h,.ve litely r"oeived. the above presents very nearly the true condition oi'mo.t parts of Texas at this time. It ;j indeed a gl.ji.xiy pic til e. Cott ai continues to roll in in considerable <�;rt'ir hT li-.'j, and wa hear 'are:e quantises on l!.e r,n  -x huiM... 1 bul -1 of cotton on the roa,. ��-::\ lo. re :nV..��t.-.ria vrhich has been thr""-" off of tin: v.agon en -ieyed '. � transport them, because so;,. . f*. oe.vr i cer thought it wis i.-ini,' impr ,j.�rl,v : ' -country. Many llio. -ai.ds of tl.ll .w ,i. erty ha* thus been lost V> its owners ;m i t try by tins stupd.ty, aou rood faith t eminent has b.eu <-.h il euue 1 a her- ope  n. P-ir-oii'el that falsehood, if th" ixiili- hia teams taten to h-m another man s e t'n.s of questionable ..jne-t.v have re;.-, they had 'Vover'naent cott'di" and by :U\: wliich abould suujei't the Mithur to arr�s' Uijr did their duty under martial Ui-v, have nre-rtd teams Into their service which n�ra hauling'for us good |i�triott aa there are in the S-.uth.   It n to be hoped lh�t a suit for daiU'ges   will reach t'.me of theso stupid olficer.H that they may 1-arn tint not on ly cu^es bat that flues and penalties > re the rer-.ilts of "iueh ill-advis d and improper proeec lir.sj.-J- ,ri Xroi.cn FlaQ, July --�        - ThkSioiiy r.voMR Ktat hknt.-The follow in r. which ws copy from the Ii'.Y. I'ost, tells the story of one Vankr* regiment whbh cam,' to Virginia to plunder i, a J destroy,   .Many otheu will meet a similar f iU-: 'Wheu th� M�ii,e Klevitnh passed through llr.>ad way luti November, ihe � Hall-li-Jah Ch run" ch:,n'.-u \ by y.">0 K'urdy fellows, fnv pers m* who suw them could have aulk:patu,i that those tall luu.bormen wo'dd, within a twelvemooth be uiji,   Par ra-.-IcK, which wrre visited by so many utrauiiers ; but in npita of the tine shelter, tunt.vph-.-l 1 f-ver ., ,,�on:i tn�y in their ranks, and when they went down with Ois�y'� division they were only 7"U ;.tron, ; one ot^i.to died oi ti:,: i5� While on tliu I'eniasula toey li ,;d on hUr-1 biscuit and water for Ave wceko, owinj,' to t.Ve i',�!ficieiicy or rascality of some one. so tint when they took up ll � double iiuie.k for WiU.amiiio-\-}. tha B.�o feu on the mad and died from sheer exliniixtinti. At the battle of Fair Oak th'-.v nuuibt-red, Ut for duly, only ISO men. One-half ot this number were i-i a:-iloa, n.,u -.'are nuirly ail killed acd wounJed. .----------- W�n� BoTimisM-A genlleimn who arnved in this ci'y yait*rday eTeulnu-rsports that (3en Uutler has levied a tax of two millions of dollars up. n the poopia of New Orleans for the support of the United States OoT�rnm�Dt. This Is timely in Gen. lt.nler. lists showing to the people already �hat they have to expect If o.nquered. We giio*s recein events at the CUlokanominy, SeressiniiYiile and other points will sassewhat disurb the equ 'nimltv of the vile Massa-ehusatti etty tyrant. We. however, want him to re-msin where he is for� time lon>rery c' reached the IVesioont he caused the LilcIp Govern-m-nt to :c notiliel tint if this ecaifnee were executed, a si|.;nal retaliation would be taken by viiitin:; a suiiiltir i�'.m upon [oviininent prison rs of war in our hanifl.     The l'residen ,'' the Kiniuirrr i ays,'in toe selection of hosti^es, iliil not cwiiflne himself 'o th; military f'|Ui"' of our priratcersuien.   lie did not match private airaiiist private, and orhcer ag-iii st otr-cer of equal rank.   Ilia purpose l�-ng to restrain ;: barbarity, he very p.openy and judiei.u: '.v n-.o'ii." i the enemy (hit they should sudor more t'-no r'oey in-flo-.u-d, if tiny persevered in their atroci v.s p'!rpo.�o And. indeed it would hnvr required r-...rthan �. military equivalent to satisfy the justice of the ca^e; for we should have I.ad I oth a victim t. lioorn and Captains."   The promjit and ener^ietii) a- tion i-f the r>6�'itli.iit tad the desired ft'-ic�., Tt *. priiatecrsmea were not hung-but, in tliu co-.tre nf tine, came, a prop  ti arriviog daily at the privahi rendezvous. Coeh." uinter.   i presuuie ha him c  one. capable of re-naitlr.i the mi chief done ey the Nashville and tfura tec." ---^1< >� sv       -- Ccimsst.iXD Gat -A corre�pondent of the Atl�nta (JailleileiHcy. wr'uii.g lr�ui Kn xville on the liitn itist. says tit>>Cumborlund Gap has been evaluated by our forces. The Knowille Tteeister of the 20th anuoun.-cs foe rvsauaiiin of the Gap-stal'.iiK thnt our h d fallau b ;rk to a pnaittuu on the t; I Inch rivt r. m.d (hat the ITaderuls haJ left their c imji beyon I tha Gap. llookai'lmr 'he road mi thev eouol n,i f-c..,rti if they WOUid.- JfMfJUM'/J/jioU.'.'tlfA utt Army Eitkicss.-Mr. Henry Itiimhsni, a ci'inrn of Hopkins rountv, Texas. 1ms eslablisheit an exv.reis for u .iryiiiK letters to and from the army under Gen. Be.iureijaid. Letters taint be addrewstu ,o "i'm-lp -� �   � ----- " -...i ...,.,(,-... nit, A ascccnr'ITrial a.t tuo olud his appearance j.aod mauncr byre evidence of bin b-ing it man     ''is- dre-8. On being called out to plead, tie prisr-ie; ad:;.:::, thit he did kill I'a'dwlu. tnnl he deplon    tie act- } inldinv', h'.-�ever, that, on his soul  and c nsci-ie-d. lie did not he! eve himself himself ffuilty.   Thereupon ajary was ompannelieJ to try the priaoni-r.  Tlie | Indictment��� then read to the jury, and the act of < btllins h'-i!.){ admitted, the Government re�t�i their \ i-ase, "am! ibe prisoner was call-.d upon lor his de fence. '" , The prisoner then ad-iressed himself to the Court and Jury. "My Lord, said he. "my justification is to be found in a recital of the tact.   Three years i.no  I In-t a daughter, then four years of ai,a, the sv,< memorial | of a beloved wife, whom it hud pleaMid Gel to recall to llimse f.   I lost hrr, but 1 did not see her die - She disappeared-she was stolen from me.  it ic was a charming child, and but her I had nobody in tic world to love me    OentiCliien what I havu suffered cannot be de*cr bed; you cannot comprehend It.   I had expended in advertising arid  Iruilie-s smirch's everything I possessed-luii.i'ure, pictures, �:veu to my clothes.   All have be-n sold.   For t:,r:'e tears <:n foot I have be' n s^ekine for up. child in ill the cities aad villages In the three kingdoms.   As ��rm as by painting portraits I had succeeded In failing a little money. I returned to Lofrton to mm,, 'nee my advertisement  ui tho iu'wspat ars.   At length, uti Friday, the 14th of April, I crossed the f-mihiU Id cat lie inarltet.   In the centre o; the markut a troup of ineuntelanks were performing thtr leats.   Amon�! them a child wns turniug ' u Its t-.ead. tiqiported on a haloeid.   A pang from the sou! cf its m tber must have penetrated my own, for me t � have recognucd i ay child in thftt connecbon    It riis my |ioor child, j iler   mothe'r would  perhaps   have   precipitated bernelf tois.'.rd her, nnu lui ked herself in her arms. I jtslormr a veil paced over inv eyes    1 knew not I bos it Miu-I, habpual'y pently e-vn so weaknen*. ' geized hun l'v thecloiies-I raiicd him in the air, then dashe"lio;e purity sheds far and ni'si A lustre on the British n'ime; The words lioia lips to Iipa are hurlid, " 'J'h-; infoiiious !" rings round the wor'-t. vt, Womnrf, the eiablem of the StJ.ie, The.soul of '-rderand of Isw, On her the b',se must wtes'k iheir lisle, For her tho right its swo.vd must draw In every land, wherever st.o Dares to bs wise, and pur*, and frea. vii Hers if; the &ner-tetnpercd soul afiat cleaves to country, love and truth, More Ci inly when the tempests roll, In m,troi, age or maiden youth; Nature's hast type ! each liable cause Must find in har its Cnnl laws Tin. Therefore, when brutal tyrants wage Their loathsome wars io passion's name, She must be tsrget of their rage, And she the touchstone of their shame : Her pure, unconquerable h�art, Th�ir best rebuke, must break or smart. ix. Aye, let it break ! since It hath powers. Stronger than forts to save a town, Hope's strorjghold, when all othor towers. , Hjive been betraved or battered down ; h ruer'than they, the citadel Where life's inspirations dwell. x. Let It la guarded 1 let tha light Of swords be like the lightning flash. What time the storm makes all the night Terribly luminlous; and the oraih Of battle like the thunders, when They smito with dread the soula of men. it. As when semethema receives the thought. That Is its harmony and power. Our cause, wiV> woman's virtue fraught, - yrtyi a-v xi'ntiie,i4,ftj'ilC ttsat>h  K7�kiel xvxviii, 1?. Announcements  Yif' We are ;.uihoriiy the Clerk of the District Court �f the Confederate. States for the Western District af Texas, 1 have levied upon and will prcc-ed to sell at tha Court House door, in tlio City of Heuvton, on Mon day, the Mist inst., at Public Auction, to the highejt and best bidder, for cash, the following described merrhsndire, viz: 1)0 FI OI'RED OAl'ZE HOftES, 111 pices SWIS.'. MVSLIN, ST. :il,ACK ailAWLRard MANTILLAS. ^VM. T. AUSTIN, C. S. Maifchal, Ksst. Dist. of Texas. I-.najti,,!, July H, ic'6-J. [Jylf)-tw&axiSt I'p.rtly to Arrive. ni S.ACK.S Coffee, 50 kegs nsaorted Nails, ll,t�) 0\i yards India Bagging, KlO quarter cheats Tea. JvlS_____SAIL MAA8. HKADQtTARTERS, Mlt.ITAttV St7B.,) DlSlKltr ok lloi'ston,     > Houston, July 5th", 11C.5. ) Speclnl! Order No. 52. ALb Officers and men of Col. Flournoy's Regimeat, Texas Vol., Infantry, now absent from the fiegl-merit, dttac/ie/' orothencise.n\l\ rejoin tho regiinttnt at Hempstead, immediately. All persons absent ou nick Furlough, who ars not able to move, will forwar i certificates of the fact from soma respectable Physician to the Adjutant, of tlie lie giineut at Hempftead. I'y order of Cot,. OKO. FLOCRNOT, Commanding Mil. Suli.TJUt. JlyB twtr K. L. I'pshaw, A. A. A-Oem___ Wanted to I'urchase, A  GOOD, active Negro Hoy, of soma exp*rieaeo In x\- store, and apt to manage a dray, jlyH        Apply to_SAM MAAa. NOTICE. P.FtorOSALS will be received until tba QOthtnst., for the building of a Draw Bridge across Buffalo Bavou, and the grading, crosstieing and truck laying of about Ij.i' miles of railroad, igrceablc to plans aad specifications to ba seen at the office of Galvestan dt Houston Junction Kallroad Ca., in Ga'.vestarj. Proposals will be received for the whole or any norllon of above work. _ J. M. BROTTN, Prcsld t-Jalv S, 1P62. tw7t Spanish Bay Bum. FOR Cosmetic purposes, alcoholie strength, thre dallarB per gallon-by quantities less. jnl6-tf _8aM MAAS. W'e are authorised to announce Major WM. W. WALLACfc. of San Augustine cnuDty. a candidate to till the Tncanry of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, occasianed bv the resignation of the Hon 0. �L llnbcits._ _       jnl!) wlt-twtf W. B. WALKF.ll is a candidate fox District Clerk, at the ensuing election. � jnlT* For County Clerh. Vt K are authorized to announce JOHN McMILLAN 3j the approarhlna election. atu's KxpreiiS, Marshall, Texas," and eonta cents to pav express fees. Mr. Hmghani p dues to the gove'timent on letters after recej MixrthM BtjmbiiMii. flity ,ys all lion.-. We are authorized to announce that K. A. STOCKING Is a candidate for the otlice of Comity Clerk, of Harris county, at the eusaiiiK_Auuust a lectioii.__ We aro authorized to announce GEOKGK H. BBINGHUR6T ana candidate for county Court Clerk of Harris county, at the election in A^Jl'1'.s^e>^:_ li are authorized to announce JAMES MUHKH. ToRtisN Arrivals- The Columbia (>l,t.) --un of Friday last says: . Wt True - Thepaiagraph whl-h 'iiipeared 'n our edition ol yesterday, relative to running the blo.-kado proves to ba correct. Three vessels have certainly landed at Bavr.nnah with valuable cargoes. How they got in, tho route taken,  Window Frame* made to order. Plajui^ijrsnd Sawing don* on the shortest notice.  Orders iot all kindj of Mouldings promptly filled. DOORS, BASHES and BLINDS, Painted and Glas ed, always on hand. jan7-tw-'< ilvcnue Motel, C6NGRESS AVENUE, AUST1M, TEXAS, By W. D. SCOTT. Stage Office at the Hotel.      _    apl!5-wtw_ J HAVE for sale several Blocks and Lota is various X parts of the city, jnlfltwtf GEO. CQLPTHWAITB, Agsqt. Carriagrea* Leatlter, Are. HAVING removed our stock to theitoteef Oi B. Longcop* 16 Co , of Houston, we would aerify our friends in this city, as well as throughout tha-country, that we keep all kinds of Leather. Carriage*, Luces, Bolting, Embroidered Cloth and Leather far Carriage Tops, Saddlers' Shoemakers' �nd Curriers' Tools! Oil, Saddlers' Hardware, Hubs, Spokeo,SkafU. Ax'es. Springs, ready mad* Uaruess, &c. jaul 1-w-tw___S. S0UTHWICK � stfip, SAMHAA*.   

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