of taking the enrollment peaceably if they could, but with a company of militia in attendance, armed to execute the law forcibly if they must.
During the afternoon six women were arrested for disturbing the peace, and sent to jail at Wilkesbarre.
No serious difficulty, however, occurred until the officers were returning from their day's business to the hotel.
A riot then occurred, with these results; Patrick Gillmartin, killed, received about ten shots.
His wife was badly wounded.
Patrick Colegar, shot through the hand; Michael Caffrey, severely wounded with these balls, and John Caffrey with two balls.
Several others slightly wounded.
None of the militia were hurt.
England and the Confederate Navy.
The New York Times devotes some attention to an article from the Liverpool Post, showing that "an iron plated ram for the Confederates" is being built on the Mersey, that a vessel was then lying at Brunswick dock with a cargo of iron plates on board to be brought out to C