usiness and shipping, and that the flag be suspended from all public places, and the bells rung at noon."
The American Bible Society has made grants of books "for Confederate prisoners in Fort Delaware, for the Sunday Schools of Norfolk, Va., and for the colored people of Norfolk, Va.,"
The California Democratic State Convention have nominated the following ticket: For Governor, John G. Dewney, for Congressmen, John Bigler, John B. Weller, and Joseph McCorkle, for State Printer, Beriah Brown.
Proceedings under the Confiscation act have been commenced in Alexandria, Va., with reference to the real estate belonging to persons now said to be in the rebel service.
"Rev. Mr. Huntington," of Fredericksburg; Va., addressed an audience at Fancuil Hall, Boston, on the 9th, at the Abolition "thanksgiving for recent victories."
Major General Humphrey has received the appointment of chief of staff to Gen'l Meade, Gen. Warren preferring more active duties in the field.