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Amusing Scene In Matamoras

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.-Thehigh pnce of cotton goods in Matamoras. in consequence of the Mexicnn tarifJ, is well knuwn. - Several enterprising "Yankees," sincc Gen. Tuylor, has laken possessiüti of tho ciiy, have "moved in," opened tores and are selling goods on 'oneap principies" - about one t h i i cl of the usual Mexicon prices, but doublé tho usual Ame rican prices. Il ia an amusing sceno to witness ihe crowds nround these slores, composed of the mixed people of the city. Finely dressed women, rancheros, naked lndians and negroes, all eagor to purchaso gooda, and jabbering good, bad and indifferent Spanish, with a rupidity trulj appalling to a phlegmatie Anglo-Amcrican. - (Free Press, C. J. McNulty, the late clerk of the Houso of lleprascntuiivee in Cungrese, has gone to Mexico as a voluntecr private, in a company rnised at Mt. Vernon, Ohto.