ago and organized a society, under the name of "Prospect Aid Society," for the purpose of contributing to the wants of the bold and patriotic defenders of their honor and our glorious Southern Confederacy.
The meeting was numerously attended, nearly every lady of this thickly settled neighborhood being present.
At 11 o'clock the meeting came to order and the Society was organized, when, on motion, the following named officers were elected, to wit: Mrs R. W. Clark, President; Miss Wortley Allen, Vice President; Mrs. Amanda Crawley, Treasurer; Miss Bettle H. Venable, Secretary.
A constitution for the government of the Society having been adopted, committees were appointed to solicit contributions, &c, &c.--And in a short time a large box containing an immense quantity of necessaries for the sick and wounded soldiers in the hospital at Culpeper Court-House, was sent forward.
The contents of this box have been prepared by these ladies within the last day or so, and the