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The Daily Dispatch: May 7, 1863., [Electronic resource], The
Yankees at Columbia, Fluvanna county. (search)
Polly being bantered one day by some of her female friends in regard to her lover, who had but one leg, the replied to them smartly. "Pooh! I wouldn't have a man with two legs; they're too common!" Wm. A. Wade has been elected Cashier of the Farmers' Bank at Blacksburg, in place of W. H. Peck, resigned. Okra having been recommended as a substitute for coffee, an exchange says that it is to be used cautiously, as the effect on the system is not known. It is said to have produced partially ness. A serious railroad accident occurred near Fayetteville, N. C, on Saturday last, by which several persons, who were on a picnic, were seriously injured. A man named Alonso Brown, a desperado, recently murdered in Toledo, Ohio, his brother's wife and two children, and afterwards killed himself.