The Houston Telegraph
of the 1st instant reports the arrest of Mr. Elmore
of the Confederate States
, on the charge of using dogs to catch a freedman and of falsely imprisoning him. He was released on giving bail.
At Jefferson, Texas
, there are twelve thousand bales of cotton on hand and about twenty thousand bales to come in.
The Matamoras Ranchero
of the 19th ultimo congratulates the citizens of that place on their bravery during the late siege, and announces the complete defeat of the besiegers.
It also says that several leading Liberals had accepted Maximilian
The telegraph lines were soon to be extended from Guanajara to Tampico