--The Yankee Provost-Marshal
, finding himself wholly un to manage the noses of disreputable females who thronged the place, adopted a novel course to get rid of them, on the 25th, when a large number of them, with some of their male associates, were on board a floating craft, tied to a tree, a dozen yards or more from the leaves Despairing of ridding the town of their presence by a legitimate method, a guard out the rope, and to wing them out into the currant, cast loose and started them down to Dixie, to delight the first families of Chivalrydom.
When last heard from, they were gayly floating down the broad Mississippi
, nine mile below Columbus
They had hoisted the flag (a while petticoat), and if they escape the dangers of the floatile, and succeed including the vigilance of the artillery- men a For Pillow
, and the Rebel gunboats, they have before has time graced the City of Memphis
with their presence.