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was, on motion of Mr. Brannon, taken up; pending the consideration of which, on motion of Mr. Collier, the Senate took a recess until 7½ o'clock P. M. Evening session. Pursuant to adjournment, the Senate met at 7½ o'clock. The Tax bill being under consideration when the Senate adjourned, there being no quorum present, Mr. Brannon moved a call of the Senate. The motion prevailed, whereupon the roll was called, and the following Senators found absent: *James D. Armstrong, Cyrus A. Branch, Charles Bruce, *W. W. Carraway, Boliver, Christian, *Joseph Christian, *Ro A. Coghill, W. H. Day, Asa D. Dickinson, *B. B. Douglas, *Wm. L. Early, J. R. Garnett, Richard Logan, *James K. Marshall, Charles Massie, Wm. N. McKenney, B. H. Nash, Wm D. Pate, John D Pennybacker, Wm. D. Quesenberry, *James M. Taliaferro, Wm. F. Thompson, T. H. Urquhart, J. W. M. Witten. The doors being closed, Mr. Johnston moved that the Sergeant-at-Arms be directed to summon to the bar of the Senate suc
d carried to Raleigh. We append some further incidents of the evacuation of the town: The celebrated Gaston House and other buildings, among which is the Progress office, were burned by order of some one in authority, before abandoning the old and beautiful town of Newbern. Many beautiful private dwellings were ransacked and fired by the Yankees, among which was the one in which resided the family of Graham Daves, Private Secretary to the late Governor. It is the intention of Gen. Branch to make a stand at Kinston, where, no doubt, our troops will play havoc among the ranks of the invaders who are brave enough to rout them from the sea shore. Our troops fought bravely in endeavoring to keep the enemy back, but were overpowered by numbers, and it became necessary to fall back. Col. Vance, a brother of G. B. Vance, former member of Congress, and now also a Colonel in the C. S. A., cut his way through the ranks of the enemy with but slight loss. The cry was, "victory or d