pounds of pork, besides having enough for his own plantation use; corn enough to last full two years, and about one hundred and thirty bales of cotton; potatoes, turnips, and vegetables of almost every kind, in abundance.
The spinning-wheel was heard rattling away in his cabins, preparing to clothe the family.
That's the way for painters to do.
Fires in Louisiana.
The Opelousas (La.) Courier, of the 4th instant, has the following:
About three weeks ago the hay press of Mr K. W. McKinney near our town, was reduced to ashes, together with several hundred bales of hay.
Some day last week the dwelling house of Dr. Gober, of Ville Platte, now in Confederate States service, was also reduced to ashes, as well as all the furniture.
Last week the kitchen of a poor lady residing in Washington, whose name we have not heard, was also burnt down, with her winter provisions.
On Monday night last the kitchen of Mr. Rawls.
of our town, was also burnt.
Mr. R. is abse