dispose benefit. says: the river, engine requited pleased made con- sixty half was cotton. Dre of un- . The Picayune of Friday says : "It gives us pleasure to state that Dr. Peebles, the newly appointed Collector for port of Galvestou, who has been very dangerously ill i for the past two weeks, had considerably improved yesterday---so much so as able to converse. He is stopping-at the residence residence of Governor Wells, (of whom he is ; ative,)and therefore will not lack careful nursing and attention. We hope, for the sake the people of Texas and our own that the Doctor will.soon he strong enough proceed to Texas and assume the duties office, for until he does this, there .can be free commercial intercourse between that and New Orleans." . Â· . . . We sincerely trust that ho may speedily recover, as well; on account of himself and family, as from public considerations. We have known him. long and. favorably. However men may differ with him in opinion, has universally vueen esteemed a 'good and an honorable man.--Civilian.