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The U. S. Fleet for the South. The New York papers of Thursday furnish the following list of the vessels about to sail from that port for the South: The Empire City is a hired steamer, of 1,751 tons burthen. She has taken out clearance papers for Indianola, Texas, and is to bring back the troops of the U. S. Division recently disorganized there. The Star of the West is well known for her unsuccessful trip to Charleston and rapid retreat. Her clearance is for Brazos Santiago, Texas, and her duty is to bring back U. S. troops--a duty similar to that of the Star of the West. Her supply of stores, doubtless intended for provisioning the men during their passage to the North, consists of about two hundred barrels of meat (beef and pork,) three hundred barrels of bread, two hundred barrels of flour, several barrels of sugar, beans, whiskey, and such like stores, a few large bags of potatoes, supplies of coffee, tea, &c. Yesterday her tanks were filled with water, and fre