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own meat, hay, potatoes, butter, &c. And more some of them than they can consume, and are actually sending their surplus to market, Strange, but true, nevertheless. Consequently, the prices of the greater and lesser articles of supply have begun steadily to slide down the scale of quotations, and provisions are cheaper.--Bacon has crawled down to twenty cents, and butter thirty cents--the one article better than that cured in Suckerdon, and the other pretty nearly as good as that churned in Orange county. Hay is more plentiful than any one ever believed it could be, and the provision prospect generally begins to look more favorable for the preservation of the lives of such persons as subset by the consumption of victuals — a habit to which we are all more or less addicted. Patriotism on an empty stomach is rather a heavy drag to the best disposed; but no such draw back can henceforth prevail in the Cotton States of the Confederacy. Victuals plenty, and good Choctaw.