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From the Southwest.[Special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Memphis, Tenn., April 28, 1862. The all-absorbing theme of conversation now is the threatened occupation of New Orleans by the enemy. As yet we have no authentic advices from there, upon which we can construct a historic narrative of events; but enough is known to satisfy us that the great metropolis of the South has nobly done her duty. Thirteen gunboats are at her door, and backed by their thunder, the Federal Commodore has made a demand for surrender, which the brave-hearted Mayor has refused. To use his own language, almost Roman in its simplicity, "As to hoisting any other flag than that of our adoption and allegiance, let me say to you, sir, that the man lives not in our midst whose hand and heart would not be palsied at the mere though of such an act; nor could I find in my entire constituency so wretched and desperate a renegade as would dares to profane with his hands the sacred emblem of our aspiration