The New Orleans Prize.
is furnished by a friend with the following facts relative to the press of New Orleans:
Before the fall of New Orleans the editorial corps of its six daily papers had contributed the following respectable quota in the Confederate army, two Colonel
, two Lieut Colonel
, one Major
, three Captains
, one Lieutenant
, and one Color her giant.
The composition, press, and counting rooms had furnished so many officers and men that after engaging all the outside force available the establishments had a barely sufficient number to carry on the business.
And this it must be remembered, was the voluntary contribution of a class exempt from military duty.
When the Yankees
took possession of the city the Crescent
was confiscated, then the Bulletin
followed suit, its editor being sent to Fort Jackson
; next the Delta
met the same fate, its only remaining editor taking a trip to ship Island.
bent the neck, and after having seen suspended they appeased Butler
's vality by apologizing for an inadvertent exhibition of manliness, and are allowed to continue.
The True Delta,
falling under the exsinsive control of its old editor, Dr. Hugh Kennedy
, has affiliated rich Butler
and displayed a eleven hoof, the existence of which had been suspected for years.