Clipped From The Galveston Daily News
Sfg- We copy from Flake's Bulletin oi'lbeSth: The national flag was raised over the forts PoiEt and at Pelican Spit, Tuesday tnoraing. The transition from war to peace goes on amoothly and without any exhibition of feeling this place. Not one armed national soldier or sailor has yet set foot on Galveston Island, but squads of unarmed officers and men from the can be seen on our streets, at all hours, unmolested and courteously treated by our people. The steamboat Ruthven returned from river, Monday night, and reports that the . Orizaba struck a snag and sunk in deep Friday last, five miles below Liberty. Part of machinery, saved, hull total loss. The Orizaba was tbe newest and most servicablc boat in bay. We learn from the best authority that Buckner arrived at New Orleans in the nick to save the Trans-Mississippi Department from formidable invasion. General Gaiiby informed General Buckner, after the surrender was agreed upon, that if the latter had not arrived that 34 hours later, the U. S. armies would have . in motion, via Ked.River and the sea coast, such event, the terma oi surrender agreeil would not have been granted.