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Sugar and the sugar question.[from the N. O. True Delta, October 17.] The outside world, particularly of Europe, has long been sneering at America as the land of brag, of boast, of bounce, and braggadocio par excellence. An American, or Yankee representation rather, is with them the synonym of the stupendous of colloquial romance, and this, too, quite as much in matters adverse to our interests as in those which conduce to our advantage. Is there not strong grounds for believing that this opinion is more just than many others that strangers have formed and expressed of us and our institutions? Does not the very caption to this article suggest to the mind of every reader the proof that a cavalling or censorious commentator upon our habits and manners would seek to corroborate the charge he in spitefulness, or envy, or moroseness might advance? For three months past here at home in Louisiana, every sugar planter was discontented unless we sent over the world the most exaggerate
St. Louis, Oct. 17. --The Republican, of to-day, announces the capture of the Federal Guard at the Big River Bridge, on the St. Louis and Ironton Railway, and the burning of the Bridge by Gen. Jeff. Thompson, thus cutting off all communication between St. Louis and Pilot Knob, and Ironton. This information was given to the publisher of the Republican by Capt. Elliott, who commanded the Federal Guard, and was released, with his men, on parole. At last advices, Gen. Thompson was marching towards Ironton. A dispatch in the Republican, dated at Syracuse, Mo., on the 16th instant, says it was rumored that Adjutant General Thomas was recently challenged by Gen. Fremont at Tipton, because he believed that Thomas was the source of many of the gross misrepresentations against him. Adjutant General Thomas declined the invitation to a duel, on the ground that he belonged to a church.
Seizure of a New Orleans Ship. New York, Oct. 17 --The survey or of the port on yesterday seized the ship Maid of Orleans, which has just arrived from Liverpool. The vessel is partially owned in New Orleans.
The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Discharge of disabled soldiers — Granting of furloughs. (search)
New Hampshire's quota. Concord, Oct. 17. --It is now definitely known that New Hampshire is the only State which has furnished her quota of men under the call of the President.