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Texas. Mobile, Sept. 9. --Excellent wages are paid in Texas for field hands. Negroes sell at from three to four thousand dollars each. Upwards of a hundred thousand slaves have arrived from Louisiana and Mississippi. Planters and speculators are going beyond Shreveport to purchase or hire. Good beef on the foot sells at eight cents per pound; vegetables are cheap; cattle bring thirty dollars a head; coffee thirty-five cents per pound; silver five dollars in currency at Brownsville, Texas. Planters are cheerfully according tithes to the Government. Thirty-two of Lincoln's Louisiana overseers are at Huntsville, to be sent to Eagle Pass for their liberation. The country in that region is a desert. Foolish reports are spread through Texas like wildfire. It is reported that President Davis and Gen. Bragg are both dead, and that Gen. Lee has been superceded. Gen. Taylor is in great repute. Pendleton has been elected Governor by a small majority. Herbert,