Affairs in New Orleans, &c.
New Orleans, Sept. 29.
--The Governor issued orders to-day to enforce the militia law drill every evening.
Persons refusing for evading it will be recorded on the black list as suspicious characters and enemies to in South
No Home Guards are allowed, unless they are foreigners or over age. Full authority is given to compel discipline.
Officers will court marshaled for disobedience of orders.
The men are to bring such arms as they have; and the Governor
officially recommends the banks and insurance companies to close their places at 2 o'clock in the afternoon.
Others of business are to be closed at 3 o'clock, so that every person can be in attendance at drill.
The fortifications and other military preparations are progressing vigorously.
New Orleans, Sept. 29.--This morning the Niagara
and a stoop were off Pass L Outrebar.
A sloop was also off Southwest Pass, a mile above the Pilot station
The sloop-of-war Vincennes
and the steam gun-boat Water Witch
were anchored outside Southwest