were given the articles they wanted without money." More recently, however, they have had to pay for whatever they require, are scowled at or sneered at by some of the boldest spirits, and, as a general thing, the natives shun the invaders — those who do not do it on principle making it their policy. " If this statement be true, Winchester, like Nashville, must be a very unpleasant place of sojourn for Federal troops and Federal officers and employees.
The Indians in Texas.
The Houston (Texas) Telegraph, of the 28th ult., gives us a specimen of the feeling among the Indians in the Southwest, as follows:
A public meeting was held at Sumter, Trinny county, on the 17th inst., at which Col. Z. Norton presided.
The object of the meeting, as explained by Capt Rowe and Mr. Tesgarden, was to consider a request of the Polk county Indians for aid to get into the military service of the country.
These Indians were represented by Antonio, Chief of the Alabamans; Bill Blunt and Wi