Flake's Tri-Weekly Bulletin. (Galveston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 15, 1865 Page: 1 of 2
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[Prom our Extra of Tuesday Evening.]
LATER FB09IÑÍW ORLEANS !
]The news is of extraordinary interest,
evinces a most determined foreign policy on
the part of the Government. We are definite
ly Informed that the Monroe Doctrine is to opening at
Galveston June 13, 1865.
W. P. Ballingcr, Esq., arrived this morn-
ing from New Orleans.- We were favored by
llim with a file of papers and the following
Mr. Ballinger has not visited Washington,
considering it useless to go.
General Jack Hamilton lias been appoin-
ted Military Governor of Texas.
Considerable numbers of troops will be
sent to Texas. Mr. B. expected to find some
here on his arrival. Some negro troops will
be sent to Texas.
General Hamilton is expected to arrive at
Galveston in a couple of weeks.
From the New Orleans papers of June
10th we take the following summary of
Government sales of '2000 bales of the
Charleston cotton, on the 1st, were made in
New York at 32 J to 33 J in gold, in conse-
quence of which the market decreased. 50
bales of Sea Island sold at £8o. gold. Latest
gold quotation 137J.
General Custar is reported at Louisville on
the 4th, en route for New Orleans.
At last accounts from Hayti, Jeffrard was
at the head of 30,000 troops to put down an
insurrection. The rebels were-in possession
of the capital. The rebels attacked the Do-
minicans as soon as the Spaniards left the
Judge Catron, of the U. S. Supreme Court,
died at|Nashville on the 30th ult.
It is said the country has been divided in-
to four grand military divisions, under Gens.
Meade, Sherman, Sheridan and Halleck.
General. Herrón has established his head-
quarters at Alexandria, La., and issued an
excellent order, informing the people that
the emancipation proclamation will be en-
forced, and recommends freedmen to work
for their old masters for wages.
A special dispatch of the 3d from Wash-
ington informs us that Longstreet's supposed
mission to Washington is to ask for pardon
under the amnesty proclamation, and that
his case will probably be a test case.
Jeff Davis arrived in Washington on the
31st and was confined on board a monitor.
No communication with him was allowed.
The Tennessee Legislature is much exer-
cised on the franchise question. Traitors in
Tennessee are likely to be excluded from the
privilege of voting.
The Fourth Army Corps is reported 0_.
to Galveston. General Weitzel is report—
as leaving fort Monroe with a large expedi-
tion for some, point, which Is supposed to be
on the shore of the Rio Grande.
Congressman Harris, of Maryland, al
though found guilty of aiding the rebailion
and sentenced to three years imprisonment,
was released by the President on the strength
of some mitigating evidence.
The Government is letting loose prisoners
by the wholesale. All under the rant
Major are to be speedily set free.
The President is supposed to be in favor
t)f negro suffrage,
Ieham G. Harris, the rebel Governor of
Tennessee, i« believed to have escaped across
the Mississippi rives.
Jeff Davis will be tried at a special term
of the U. S. District Court, Wow •
Wich of Judges.
The Alabama delegation at Washington
is thoueht to have a poor
ije enforced, and that Napoleon has been no.
tified to withdraw French and Austrian
troops from Mexico. . S
Scarcely less important is the announce-
ment that Government will insist upon in-
demnification for the loas to our commercial
marine, for the destruction by anglo-rebel
A formal demand has been made upon the
Spanish Government for the surrender of nia
the ram Stonewall.
The occupation of Chihuahua by the
French is reported. Jackman (whoever he
may be) and Juarez are said to be on their
way to the United States.
The writ of habeas corpus is soon to be
A portion of the Alabama delegation were
at the White House to-day, They hare
abandoned their intention to recommend
Col. Seebold as Provisional Governor, and
now recommend Mr. Parsons. He is opposed
by Alabama loyal men, who have recom-
mended Mr. H. Smith, who was forced to
abandon Alabama in 1863, on account of his
Tlie Tennessee Senate, By a vote of sixteen to
five, have passed the bill disfranchising rebel sym-
pathizers for six years. A bill of similar purport
is pending in the House of Representatives.
L. X. Bates, of Charlotte, North Carolina, has
made a damaging expose of Davis's complicity in
and gratification over Lincoln's asaaspinatian. He x
added that if the same was done to Andy John- tbem.
enterprise in _
ether industrial pursuits is
be, open, in that region bj
of the rebellion. The advan
Texas for colonists ¡
particularly urged by the jo
advocates of these States*
Galveston, June 13,
The army transport George Peabody ar-
rived, three days from New Orleans, with
General Hood and nearly three hundred pa-
roled prisoners from Lee's, Johnston's and
Taylor's armies on board.
(Prom the New Orleans Evening Papers of June 10.}
Washington, May 31st.—In order to re-
cruit the ranks of the regular regiments as
soon as practicable, the Adjutant General
will open recruiting stations at such poin
as offer a reasonable prospect of enlis
The Richmond papers are complaining of
the want of proper support among the people
of that city, of Gov. Pierpont's administra-
tion. The people, however, allege that the
new Constitution disfranchises almost all of
son and Secretary Stanton, the job would be com-
Ex-Gov Boyce, of South Carolina, wishes the
appointment of Military Governor of that State.
Gen. Longstreet has obtained permission to
visit Washington on private business.
The President has made the following appoint-
ments for North Carolina: District Judge, K. P.
Dick; U. S Marshal, W.R. Richardson ¡ District
Attorney. Richard Mason ; Postmaster nt Ra-
leieh, Col. J. E. Rust. All from North Carolina.
attorney General Speed has given an elabo-
rate opinion in response to President Johnson's
letter of the 21st of April last. He argues that
the right and power of the President to pardon
and issue any proclamation of amnasty are derived
from the clauses of the Constitution and act of
The generals of the regular army have been
assigned as follows: Halleck takes command of
the Pacific Sthtes; Sherman the Military Divi
sion of the Mississippi, consisting of Ohio, Ken-
tucy, Tennessee, and probably Louisiana; Meads
South Carolina, and perhaps other Southern
The negroes have returned to the plantations
in Virginia, and gone to work, and there are now
prospects of fair crops.
New York, June 4,—The Herald'e Charleston
correspondent reports the arrest of Governor
Magrath, of South Carol'na, at .Columbia, on the
27th ult., for high treason. He was takeu to
Hilton Head, ana would soon be senth Noth for
trial. He surrendered himself quietly to Lieut.
Beck, who was sent to arrest him. W ado Hamp-
ton escaped, and his whereabouts is uuknown.
Before the arrest of Magrath ho issued a pro-
clamation suspending his own functions as exe-
cutive of the State, stating the war is over and
that it is the duty of the people to forbear oppo-
sition which is hopeless, and reconcile temselves
to-that submission which the Government of the
United States shall impose, and they cannot re-
sist. He urges them to resume their peaceful
pursuits, and says he is ready to meet charges a-
gainst him at any time and place.
Columbia is garrisoned by the 25th Ohio regi-!
ment. Citizens were taking the oath of allegiance
in crowds. The other towns in the interior of the
State have been properly garrisoned.
Washington, May fi.—jit is reported upon good
authority to-night, that Mr. Stanton las resigned.
This is not confirmed, but it is known that he
has determined to leave the Cabinet very soon.
Gen. Brown has occupied Brownsville,
the garrison under Slaughter having with,
drawn, after a grand r.iw about their
whir.h resulted in th
Indianapolis, May 31. *—The President
has commuted the sentence oí Bowles, Mul-
ligan and Horsey to imprisonment for life.
Louisville, May 31 —The trial of Chief
Justice Jushua F. Bullit terminated to day
in the Kentucky legislature, both branches
sustaining the address of the committee re-
questing the Governor to remove him from
Nashville, May dl.—Howell Cobb was
paroled to visit his family.
Secretary Mallory and Senator Hill left
yesterday for fort Warren.
Washington anecial says :
ork, Mav 31.—The Commercial's
President Johnson is preparing an official
announcement of the restoration of peace.
He is opposed to military tribunals and
will haVe no more of them.
New Yhw, June 2d,— Th*
Washington special says the release of
Brown, on parole, greatly dispi
diers, as they hold him responi i for the
horrors of Andersonville prison.
Warrensburg, Mo„ June 10.—Geo. P.
Wright, a bushwhacker, who formerly hé-
longed to the 18th (rebel) Missouri* was f%>t
here to-day at 4 P. M.
Louisville, June 7. — The Grand Secre-
tary of the Odd Fellows asks all subordinate
Lodges in the late insurrectionary Stages to
send delegates to the Nati nal Convention
at Baltimore, September 18th.
General Grant has released from the Old
Capitol all who are willing to take the oath.
About 6000 prisoners, who have already ta
ken the oath, will be released
The Cincinnati OuzeUe't Chattanooga dis-
patch says: The officers of one of the Rich-
mo id banks, while on their way to that
place with the assets of the bank, were rób>
bed of 820,000.
The Time's special says a large number of
loyal citizens held a meeting a Salisbury on
the 18th, passing resolutions of the most
A company has been formed in Richmond
with Gov. Pierpónt at'the head, to induce
Northerners to settle in Virginia.
I Washington June />.— An order for the
jay, I release of all prisoners under the rank of
~Ae arrest of Slaughter ¡ Major will soon be issued.
untt the money was forthcoming. Í New York, June 3.—The Ihrold'8 spo
The advance of Gen. Brown toward j cial gays: The arrival of Jeft Davis was pre-
Urownsvillegave riae to some correspondence maturely announced. He was sent from fort
Monroe on the monitor Saugus, which got
aground eighteen miles below city. Ho was
ifnurad tn t.K* t.Orhgdo boat (/hlCO,
,, —r It is understood
that quarters have been prepared for him in
the Old Capitol, and that a suitable guard
will be furnished to insure his safe-kepping.
The steamer Port au Prince brings Savan-
nah dates of the 29th. The Savannah Herald
, has the following from the interior of Geor
between him and Slaughter.
Gen. Brown rote a letter to Gen. Mejiagiv- wgluuuu WKIiMWU wlJOT ut}JUW w
ing the assurance of the United States Gov- then transferred to the torpedo
ernment that there would be no interference and has arrived up in her.
with the Mexican belligerents.
A fight between Cortinas and Lopez, about
25 miles from Matamoros, on the 3d, is re-
ported, and Lopez is said to have been bea-
ten, although he was afterward leinforced
in season to check the advance of Cortinas.
Governor Clark, of Mississippi, has order- • :§B|L
ed an election of delegates to a State Con-j Macon papers a*e dWuwm
vention, the order of Gen. Canby to the fairfe, referring to the sad conditio
contrary notwithstanding. A later report roads, and urgent necessity for i«
says the Governor has been arrested but re- reconstruction and repairs. The M
leased on parole. legraph. says orders for the restore
Our delayed special dispatches from! vil law are liberal and conciliato
Washington on the 4th, say that Governor! knows thev will be met with * em
Brown was not in Washington as a prisoner;! spirit by the people. The
that 10,000 soldiers a dav are ffninir hameLWaed with the a'ate of m
on the Baltimore —
the adoption of
longer to exist:
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from and after this
ferred to pliall be, . .
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construed to relieve from due
any enemy of the United Stat
aeainst their neace and deri
hereafter seek to ent
the time bo found '
the 26 th u
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tor of Internal Revenue for
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