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the farmer handsomely — and he who wants to live and let live — who studies how little he can afford to take, instead of how much he can make the buyer pay, can afford it at $7. "No hog!" is the cry of the hog-fleecer. Not so, sir; hogs are plenty. You only want to get as much gain for your meat as a patriotic philanthropist ought to ask. Isn't it so? You know it is. How do you expect poor people to live? So you swim, do you care how many sink? Not you. The women of Leesburg. "Personne," in one of his letters to the Charleston Courier, records the following incident: During the late strategic movements, when our troops fell back six or eight miles, the ladies, supposing them to be on a final retreat, stood in their doorways and in the streets, and wept; and when on their return they advanced to battle, these brave women were by the wayside with buckets of hot coffee, milk, and other food to refresh them on their toilsome march. Singular Freak of an ox — attempt to fu<
Reminiscences of Fort Warren. "Personne," of the Charleston Courier, in one of his lively letters from Norfolk giving the results of an interview he recently had with an officer captured at Fort Hatteras and released from Fort Warren, Boston, on parole, writes as follows: As soon as possible after their arrival, (1,050 men from Fort Lafayette,) the prisoners were divided into messes, varying in size and character according to the tastes and inclinations of the different individuals. o be presented to President Davis) chains of wood, such as Chinese brains and hands originate, cups, puzzles, and other odd articles suggested by idle moments and curious fancy. Speaking of the personal appearance of the returned captives, "Personne" adds: Aside from the rather empty honor that they have been "prisoners of war," there is one peculiarity about many of them which excites both the observation and the envy of their fellow-soldiers at home. They are radiant in splendid Yan
oldly took his canoe on his shoulders and traveled across an intervening space of march, securing a short, easy, and unmolested approach to the fort.--He subsequently returned as he came, bringing the mail prepared for him and dispatches to the commanding General. The Yankees have no doubt found out that the communication was kept up, and it is surmised that with a view to prevent it they have set fire to the marshes in the neighberhood, the flames from which, and the dense columns of smoke, have been seen frequently for a week past. We have nothing new to chronicle of movements about here. We are now under military law, and the city is profoundly quiet.--I must not forget to mention the fact that the versatile "Personne" has been here. He left, in company with James R. Sneed, Esq., of the Republican, to attend the Convention at Atlanta. I trust he will return, and will give to your readers some of the items which his suavity of manner well fits him to obtain. Mercury.
The fighting in Georgia. The latest newspaper accounts from Georgia (the mails having been much interrupted by the raids) bring us accounts of the fighting of the 22d ultimo, but no later. It will be recollected that the enemy assaulted our works and General Hood repulsed and charged them in turn. "Personne," the correspondent of the Savannah Republican, writing on the 23d, says: It is yet too early to send you a reliable estimate of either our losses or those of the enemy in the battle of yesterday. I can only state, on the authority of one of the corps medical directors, that a hasty reckoning of the causalities shows less than 4,000, and probably not many more than 3,000, killed, wounded and missing on our side. On the part of the Federal, 2,000 prisoners are reported on our books, to begin with; while all accounts from officers and men engaged concur in revealing a great destruction of life and limb. On certain portions of Hardee's front they made a most despera
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