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Post-office matters. --A new office is established at Fulkerson, Scott county, Va., and Jno. H. Hilton appointed postmaster. Site of Matiponey, 'Spotsylvania county, Va., is changed to original location, and George W. Sweetnam appointed postmaster, vice Wm. Lancaster. Appointments.--John C. Jerrell postmaster at Thornburg, Spotsylvania county, Va., vice Henry Carpenter, deceased. Pizarro E. Woods postmaster at Lovingston, Nelson county, Va., vice Wm. Cheatham, resigned. Jacob G. Miller postmaster at Van Cleverville, Berkeley county, Va., vice Wm. L. Magruder, resigned. Boyd Holley postmaster at Flat Head, Floyd county, Va., vice J. Pierce, resigned. P. W. Moore postmaster at North Nedejo, Henry county, Va., vice Wm. H. Adkins, resigned.--Robert Bailey postmaster at Natural Tunnel, Scott county, Va., vice A. R. Scott, resigned.
Breaking into Butchers' stalls. --On Saturday night several stalls in the First Market were broken into, but only one of them (Mr. William Collins's) was robbed. Mr. Collins lost a large lot of corned beef, and yesterday a negro fellow, named George, slave of William Cheatham, was arrested, charged with committing the theft.
this court; but the facts elicited were substantially the same as those heretofore given. The witnesses were held in their own recognizance for their appearance. Eliza, a small negro girl, slave of Frederick Swift, was arraigned upon the serious charge of feloniously poisoning, by the administration of laudanum, the infant-child of P. Kuper, from the effect of which the child died. The examination was continued until this morning and the negress committed. George, slave of William Cheatham, charged with breaking into and robbing the market stall of William Collins of a quantity of corned beef, was ordered thirty-nine lashes. John S. Williams, soldier, charged with stealing a pair of pantaloons, fifty dollars in Confederate treasury notes, and one pocket-knife, all the property of Ellis J. Richbury, was remanded for the Hustings Court. Harriet, slave of Catherine Davis, charged with stealing a suit of clothing of the value of one thousand dollars from John Munn,