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Arrived, Steamship Yorktown, Parrish, N. Y., mdze., and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Steamer George Peabody. Prichard, Baltimore, mdze. and passengers, D. & W.Currie. Schr. E. Headley, Bowen, Philadelphia, railroad iron, Central R. R. Co. Schr. John Boacher, N. C., lumber, J. S. Stevenson. Schr. Julia Newell, Trott, Portland. fish, I. & G. B. Davenport. Schr. Adriatic; Hall, Altakapas, sugar and molasses, C. T. Wortham & Co. Schr. Sir Collia Campbell, (Br.) Bigus, Halifax, fish, C. T. Wortham & Co. Schr. Mary Jane, Price. Alexandria, coal, C. Y. Morriss. Schr. M. L. Johnson, Passwater, Norfolk, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Mary Willis. North, Baltimore, guano, Schaer, Kohler & Co. Schr. Mary Adams, Sparrow, James river, wheat to captain. Brig Abigail, McFarland, N. Y, mdze., Webb & Wade, D. J. Burr, M. Downey, Johnson, Younger & Otey. Sailed, Bark Kedron, Farrell. Bio. flour, Dunlop, Moncure & Co.
Charter election Wednesday,April 3RD, 1861.--The following gentlemen are presented to the voters of Madison Ward: for Councilmen. P. R. Grattan. D. J. Burr, Thos. H. Wynne, James A, Scott, George K. Critchfield. for Aldermen. James K. Caskie, R. M. Burton, J. J. Binford, James Bray, W. B. Smith, mh27 — tde Richmond.
Councilmen and Aldermen. Jefferson Ward.--Councilmen: N. B. Hill. 550; R. O. Haskins, 545; Jno. H. Greanor, 521; A. Y. Stokes, 388. Aldermen: Wm. Taylor, 533; C. B. Hill, 574; R. D. Sanxay, 573; G. E. Sadler, 548; A. F. Picot, 462; J. M. Higgins, 382; E. A. J. Clopton, 309; N. M. Lee, 263; G. W. Allen, 295; Jno. Hagan, 161; T. J. Starke, 262. Madison Ward.--Councilmen: George K. Crutchfield, 850; James A. Scott, 832; D. J. Burr, 790; P. R. Grattan, 752; Thomas H. Wynne, 573. Aldermen: R. M. Burton, 1,082; J. J. Binford, 1,065; James Bray, 1,049; Jas. K. Caskie, 1,019; W. B. Smith, 631. Monroe Ward.--Councilmen: D. J. Saunders, 896; L. W. Glazebrook, 863; S. D. Denton, 731; Fleming Griffin, 729; Thomas G. Epps, 690. Aldermen: all of the old officers are elected.
ng put in nomination was chosen as such. M. L. Striation was then elected City Auditor. Messrs. Glazebrook, Hill and Burr were appointed a committee to examine election returns. Mr. Hill afterwards returned and reported that the election of onchard D. Sanxay, Geo. E. Sadler, A. F. Picot. Madison Ward — Council: G. K. Crutchfield, J. A. Scott, T. H. Wynne, D. J. Burr. P. R. Grattan. Aldermen: Jas. K Caskie, Jas Bray, John J. Binford. Wm. B. Smith, R. M. Burton. Monroe Ward — Court, and the matter is referred to the Council to determine. L. W. Glazebrook, Com." N. B. Hill, Com. D. J. Burr, Com. The protest of Mr. Higgins reads as follows: "To the Honorable Common Council of the City of Richmond: dinances. Mr. Glazebrook explained the actin of the committee. Mr. Hill renewed his motion for reference. Mr. Burr said that the Council, by no ordinance, had the power to pass on the qualifications of persons elected. Their duty was
on the subject by this paper. The following is a brief record of the proceedings alluded to: At a meeting of the citizens of the city Richmond, held at the Office of the Merchants' Insurance Company, on Wednesday, 24th April, 1861, to consider the importance of aiding needy families of volunteers in the absence of their protectors from the city: His Honor Joseph Mayo, Mayor, was called to the Chair, and Samuel J. Harrison was appointed Secretary. The Chairman stated the object of the meeting. On motion, Messrs. John Enders, D. J. Burr, Wm. G Paine, John Purcell, Jacquelin P. Taylor, Peachy R. Grattan, and Samuel J. Harrison, were appointed a committee to prepare a plan of organization for an Association for the purpose above stated. The meeting then adjourned to meet at the same place to morrow, 25th inst., at 12 o'clock M. [Signed] Joseph Mayo, Chairman. Samuel J. Harrison, Sec'y. It is to be hoped that the meeting to-day will be well attended.
ng, M. Fontaine, Wm. T. Gibson, W. G. Gray, S. Gray, J. W. Green, T. R. Green,--Gentry,--Gilliam, Irving Hull,--Haynes, Pat Henry, M. Hudgins, P. B. Jones, Dave Jones, R. J. Jordan, T. Kellogg,--Lind say, E. B. Meade, S. D. Mitchell, Chas. Mittledorfer, J. R. Mountcastle, A. H. Mebane, J. French Meredith, Charles A. McEvoy, W. H. P. Morriss, J. E. Mayo, R. McMurde, R. G. Maddux, W. Norwood, L. Nunnally,--Pardijons, J. G. Powell, W. A. Piet, H. Picot, J. H. B. Paine, W. A. Pegram, George Peterkin, G. R. Pace, T. A. Pace, W. G. Pollard, H. Peaster, Mann Page,--Redd, T. Randolph, D. J. Burr Reeve, J. J. Reeve, C. A. Robinson, R. T. Robinson, W. S. Robertson, G. Rennie, A. Jackson Singleton, R. A. Sublett, C. Skinker, E. H. Smith, M. Sizer, A. R. Tatum, V. H. Tatum, C. E. Taylor. E. B. Taylor, R. T. Taylor, R. M. Tabb, R. E. Tyler, Ed. Tompkins, Benj. Van Buren, Jos Willis, H. H. Watkins, A. S. Watkins, R. White, J. H. Worsham, T. R. Worsham, J. Porter Wren, R. Waldrop, Philip B. Wright.
City Council. --The regular monthly meeting of the Council was held at the City Hall yesterday evening at 4 o'clock. Present — D. J. Saunders, N. B. Hill, L. W. Glasebrook, Fleming Griffin, J. A. Scott, D. J. Burr, A. Y. Stokes, Thos. C. Epps, T. H. Wynne, Samuel D. Denoon, P. R. Grattan. The Coroner's report of the number of inquests held by him, certain accounts against the city, reports of police officers, and other papers, were presented and referred. The application of F. R. Smith, Lieutenant of Artillery, in the Wise Legion, for $300 additional to one thousand dollars already contributed by the city for the use of a company of artillery attached to the Wise Legion, commanded by Capt. Jas. Kirby, now in service, was read and referred to the Committee on Arms. A resolution was adopted, at the suggestion of Mr. Grattan, ordering the City Auditor to pay the sums due and recovered against it by a decree of the Circuit Court on the 12th of March, 1859. The fol
The resolutions were unanimously adopted, and the following gentlemen appointed on the several committees: Committee to Proceed to Manassas.--Jos Mayo, W. G. Paine, James H. Conway, Blair Burwell, F. W. Roddy, F. W. Hancock, J. B. McCaw, R. R. Howison, L. S. Hall (of Wetzel), Samuel Woods (of Barbour), H. F. Haymond (of Marion), James Neeson (of Marion), R. E. Cowan (of Preston), D. J. Saunders, Thomas Boldeman, G. W. Thomas, V. Bargamin, John Knute (of Wheeling), H. K. Ellyson, D. J. Burr, Thomas U. Dudley, W. Fleischmanns, H. A. Dudley, Andrew Jenkins, M. Downey, W. W. Snead, Geo. W. Gretter, Thomas L. Johnson, Paulus Powell (of Amherst). This committee will proceed to Manassas in the early train this morning. Committee to Procure Accommodations.--B. W. Haxall, John D. Harvey, James Blair, A. S. Lee, H. Hancock, Thos. W. McCance, Thos. W. Doswell, W. J. Riddick, P. B. Price, Geo. Watt, Emanuel Straus, M. Downey, Edwin A. Smith, John Gibson. Geo. S. Lownes, Wm. H. Lyo
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of her late husband, and that Mrs. Bates be requested by the Council to accept the same as a token of their high regard for her late husband as a man and his long- continued and valuable services to the city as an officer. Mr. R. G. Morriss sent a communication to the Council offering to relinquish the rent of one of his houses, occupied by the family of an absent soldier, on condition that the Council should release the city taxes. Referred to the Committee on Finance. (Present, Mr. D. J. Burr.) A communication was read from D. M. Miller, requesting the pay of City Assessor to be increased to one per cent. on the amount of his assessments. Referred to Committee on Finance. (Absent, Mr. Crutchfield.) The reports of the various police officers for the last month were received and properly referred. (Present, Mr. Scott.) William Burke, Luther Libby, James C. Riddick, and David B. Bridgford, were reappointed Port Wardens. A petition from John P. Sledd, praying a restoration of
and the stockholders must feel that the depressed condition of the company is but a portion of that sacrifice of treasure and comfort and life which the people of the South are making, with a zeal and unanimity perhaps never before equalled among those who appealed to arms, in self-defence." Mr. Grattan offered a resolution, which was adopted, requesting the General Assembly to extend the time for the acceptance of the charter of the James River Canal, by the French company, until the 29th of January, 1863. Mr. R. G. Morriss offered a resolution reducing the salary of the President from $3,000 to $2,000, and the salary of the Secretary from $2,500 to $2,000, and requesting the Board of Directors to consider the propriety of a general reduction of the salaries of officers and agents of the line. Adopted. The election of officers for the year resulted as follows: President — Thomas H. Ellis; Directors — D. J. Burr and Thomas M. Bondurant. The meeting then adjourned
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