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rampled upon.--One fellow found a splendid pair of ladies under sleeves, and holding them up admiringly, turned to a comrade and remarked, "Bill, I'd like d — d well for the old woman to have'em, but don't see how I'm to send 'em." "Send 'em by mail, Tom," remarked the other. "D — n it, 'twould cose a quarter." So saying he coolly proceeded to tear them up. Poor old Jackson! with all her short comings, one cannot look upon the ruins of what was once the capital of the proud old State of Mississippi without turning away sick at heart at the sight of what was a beautiful inland city. On every side, where once stood splendid stores and warehouses, and magnificent residences, embowered in tropical shrubbery and flowers, naught remains but the charted and blackened ruins. Even the shrubbery and flowers have withered and died, and only make the scene sadder to look upon. Pen cannot do justice to the sad reality of the scene of devastation. Even the few inhabitants who have remaine