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The office at Jefferson, Powhatan county, Va., is discontinued. At Mount Olive, Shenandoah county, Va., Ephraim Baker is appointed postmaster, vice Conrad Long, resigned. A Western paper says:"Rev. Mr. Kalloch, although in the law business in Kansas, still preaches almost every Sunday, and is much sought after." J. T. Raymond, a comedian, was seriously injured at the Washington theatre Saturday night, by falling through a trap in the stage. Col. John A. Erwin, a prominent politician of Alabama, was found dead at Greensboro', Ala., on the 10th instant. Friday, the 14th of December, was the anniversary of the death of Washington. Judge Alex. Harper, of Zanesville, Ohio, died on the 7th inst. Pork is selling in Staunton, Va., at from $6.75 to $7 per 100 pounds. Jno. O'Brien was killed in Hampshire co., Va., last week, by falling into a culvert.
Baltimore Cattle market. Baltimore, Dec. 14.-- The offerings at the State scales yesterday footed up 1,150 head, being 50 head less than last market day. Of the above 500 head were driven to Philadelphia 100 were left over unsold, and the remainder (750 head) were taken by Baltimore packers and butchers at prices ranging from $3.75 to $3.87½, and averaging $3.25 per 100 pounds--being an advance of 6¼ cts. on last Thursday's average. Sheep were scarce, and prices ruled high; sales were made at $4 to $5 gross. Of five hogs from 400 to 600 head were sold at $6@6.12½ per 100 lbs.; and sales to the butchers of good to prime lots at $6.50@$6.75; slaughtered hogs from store at 6½ cents per lb. nex
Further from California. Fort Kearney, Dec. 14. --The San Francisco papers of the 1st inst. report business at a stand here being no immediate call for further news. Prices are unfavorably affected by the public news. The Lyceum Theatre building, at the corner at Montgomery and Washington streets, San Francisco, was destroyed, except the lower story by fire on the 28th. Loss about $20,000. Thanksgiving day was very generally observed on the 29th. All the churches were well attended, and the sermons delivered largely on the condition of the Union, and pronounced its dissolution impossible. The advices from Oregon bring but little news. The Portland Advertiser says that next spring an expedition against the Indians was massacred the Myers emigrant party will be undertaken. One object is to recover four or five young girls, believed to be still alive, and held for ransom. There are some symptoms of a general alliance of all the Indian tribes on or near
The Toronto fugitive slave case. Toronto, C. W.,Dec. 14. --The decision in the extradition case of the fugitive slave, jones, alias Anderson, is expected to be given in the Court to-morrow. The authorities are making active preparations to prevent an anticipated attempt at rescue. The police are to be armed and the troops in readiness. [second Dispatch.] Truro, Canada, Dec. 16. --The Court gave its decision in favor of giving up the prisoner to the United States authorities--one judge dissenting. An appeal was taken by the negroes counsel. The prisoner was strongly guarded and returned to jail. There was no attempt at rescue.
Fugitives discovered and killed. St. Louis, Dec. 14. --A special dispatch to the Republican, from Independence, says that Adson, wounded, and Ball, who escaped from Walkers, were found yesterday secreted in the woods, were surrounded and ordered to surrender. After conferring together they drew their pistols and replied, they would die first. They were immediately fired upon and killed.
Sloop Capsized. Tarrytown, N. Y. Dec. 14. --The sloop Garrett Demerest, from New York, was upset in squall last night at 8 o'clock, at Irvington A sailor named Moore, of Oswego, will probably die. His legs are frozen, and he foams at the mouth. Another speaks a little, but will doubtless die. They were not rescued till 7 o'clock this morning. Persons heard them, but would not help them.
The steamer Vigo at Sandy Hook. Sandy Hook, Dec. 14. --The steamship Vigo born Liverpool on the 28th ult., passed this bound up. Her advice have been
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Successful Gambler Renounces his profession. (search)
The troubles in Kansas. St. Louis, Dec. 14. --A special dispatch from Mound City, Kansas, of the 8th inst., to the Democrat, says: All is quiet there and no arrests have been made. Montgomery, Jenison, Seamon and others, are not to be found. General Harney has ordered two companies of infantry, under Major Wessels and Capt. Lyon, to be stationed at Mound City, and two companies of dragoons, under Capt. Steele, at Fort Scott. Gen. Harney wished to declare martial law, but Governor Medairy would not consent, preferring that the United States Marshall should make the arrears, and the prisoners be tried by Territorial law.
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1860., [Electronic resource], Extraordinary Proceedings in a murder trial. (search)
Steamboat collision and loss of life. Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 14. --The steamer Goody Friend, bound up, and the steamer South Bend, bound down the river, collided forty miles above here and the latter sunk.--Several lives were lost.
Apprehended Popular Outbreak in Boston. Boston, Dec. 14. --Wendel Phillips will speak on Sunday, at Music Hall, on "Mobs and Education." It is talked of mobbing him in the street.
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