A correspondentJosiah Bishop, of Austin, Texasinforms us in a letter that the times are very hard in that quarter, and everything is very dear Here are some samples of prices :Flour, $16 per barrel; corn, $2 50 to $3 06 per bushel; meal, $2 60 ; sweet potatoes, $2 50 ; Irish potatoes, $6 per bushel; lard, 25 to 30 cents a pound; butter, 40 cents ; pork, 15 cents; and brown sugar, 16 cents Eggs are 25 cents per dozen, and have been 40 These are very nearly famine prices; but as the expression have been occurs in relation to eggs, we hope that it may shortly apply to all other articles of food