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he fact has been clearly demonstrated, that no vessel can pass up or down the river uninjured, unless allowed to do so. The distance, in a direct line to the Maryland shore, is a mile and seven-tenths, if I remember rightly, and, with a proper elevation, balls can be thrown entirely across. The rifles do this with little difficulty; and even the sea-coast howitzers throw their ponderous shot over the belt of water that divide the two States. Opening of the batteries. On Tuesday, the 15th, everything was completed, and the unmasking commenced.--Hardly were the last pine stopped over when the steamer Seminole came slowly up towards the point. As soon as within range she was greeted with a shot, which indicated the position of the batteries, and showed where the enemy lay. Her deeks were instantly cleared for action, and her guns made ready for a fight. She drifted slowly along, with the Stars and Stripes flying, and soon opened upon the shore. A brisk cannonading on both sid
00, and another $300,000 or $400,000. The others say they will take their full proportion as soon as the notes can be got ready. The rate of interest charged is 5 per cent. Death of a Judge. The Charlotte Democrat contains the announcement of the death of Hon. J. M. Dick one of the Judges of the Superior Court of North Carolina, while on his Circuit in the Eastern part of the State. He was the oldest Judge by commission on the Superior Court bench. He died in county, on the 15th inst. aged 73 years. Appointment. Capt. J. B. F. Boone (late Quartermaster of the 1st N. C. Regiment) has been appointed Quartermaster of Gen. Hill's division in North Carolina, with the rank of Major.--Lieut. Saunders of Company D. succeeds Capt. Boone as Quartermaster of the 1st Regiment. Shoe Peg Invention. The Columbus (Ga.) Sun, of the 18th, says: Mr. A. D. Brown, Sr., of this city, has invented and put into practical operation a machine for manufacturing shoe pegs
Runaway. --Ran away from the Coal Mines, in Orange county, on the 15th of this month, my boy, Frederick. Said boy is a bright mulatto, stout built, about 21 years of age; has a downward look when spoken to; about 5 feet 6 inches high. I will give a reward of $25 for the securing of him in Lumpkin's Jail, so that I get him again. George W. Parker, se 26--1m* Isle of Wight co., Va.