pened in Mobile for those who are not able to purchase their own provisions.
Tickets are issued by the members of the ward committees to such persons as apply to them for assistance.
About four hundred persons are daily supplied with provisions.
A patriotic Young lady.
The Jackson Mississippian notices the arrival at that city of the "Helen Johnston Guards," a splendid company of volunteers from Madison, Leake, and Atala counties.
The company was uniformed at the expense of Miss Helen Johnson, (whose name they bear,) a wealthy young lady of Madison county, distinguished alike for her generosity and her devotion to the cause of the Confederate States.
Let this good example be followed by all whom Providence has blessed with the means, and we shall have no lack of soldiers to defend our cause.
The Memphis Appeal, of the 25th instant, has the following:
We learn by passengers from Columbus, that an exchange of prisoners took place at that p