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Names of officers. --There are two or three Gen. Anderson, two Smiths, and in Missouri two Gen. Prices, Gen. Thos L. Price is Fremont's right bower, and commands the forces in Fremont's absence. Major General Stering Price commence the Missouri of liberty. To those who wish to keep the run of events in Missouri, it may be well to hear the distinction in mind.
steel, beautifully embellished, and the grasping part of the hilt of carved ivory, and the guard and ornaments of gold. The bills and guards are contrived so as to blend together the products and the public insignia of the States of Missouri and Louisiana. The estrums head conches of a pelican feeding her young, and on the plate on the guard nearest the blade, is delicately engraved the complex coat of arms of the State of Missouri, with its two mottoes; "United, we stand; divided, we fall," and "Salus Popult Suprema Lex listo" The wreath which forms the guard to the handle intertwines the cotton plant, the sugar plant, and the tobacco plant, and the scabbard, which is pointed in the semblance of a sugar cane, is gilded and tipped with representations of the wheat shear. The following motto is worked in the embellishments of the blade: "Ense of virtute per aspera ad alta" On the scabbard is this inscription: "Gen. Stering Price, from the ladies of New Orleans. January, 1862."
A man named Price, imprisoned, on the charge of conspiring with negroes, made his escape from the jail of Montgomery county, Va., last week. On Friday last, while P. F. Frazee, Jr., of Columbus, S. C., was on his way to join his company on the coast, he fell from a wagon and broke his neck. An affray took place recently, a few miles above Dakota La., between Geo. W. Grove and Dr. A. M. Young, in which the latter received two shots, which it was supposed would terminate fatally. W. A. Lord, transportation agent on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, died recently in consequence of an injury received on the road. The Charleston Mercury says: Gen. Walker's disease, we regret to learn, has taken an unfavorable turn, presenting symptoms that give much alarm for the result. Hon. Wm. Pope, of St. Lake's Parish, S. C., died on the 16th of March near Sandersville, Ga. Alexander Falis, one of the most enterprising merchants of Columbus, S, C., died last Friday.
The War in the Southwest. We have advices direct from Little Rock. Arkansas as late as the 22nd of June. At that date Gen. was still there while the Federal army, under Courts was on White river, some seventy miles distant. The force of the enemy in Arkansas does exceed ten thousand men and an army order the leadership of such a man as Gen. Stering Price would clean them out with no less of time and carry the war again far within the border of Missouri. Much information has been communicated to us in regard to the situation of affairs to Arkansas but we need say no more than that it is in the power of our Government, by prudent management and energetic measures, to strike a blow from whose effects the Yankee invaders of the would never recover. Our informant was in Vicksburg for a short po and with the bombardment of the city and its results. His opinion is that Vicksburg can not be taken by the enemy. The canal which they were making on the opposite side of the rive