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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 bar.

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