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The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], The tools of the Administration is Kentucky. (search)
ermination to oppose the Administration in its war on the Constitution and the rights of the people; but it only showed its teeth to teach the corrupt court to properly appreciate its temper and to put a suitable estimate on its value. It succeeded. The "miserably unfit man" elected by "the enemies of the country" (its own language,) to the Presidency, had a contract for the purchase of horses given to Messrs. Osborne and Henderson, two of its proprietors, and Mr. Prentice was supplied with Colt's Navy Revolvers for distribution to "good Union men"--an arrangement which left him a round profit on each one, and thereupon the Journal, stopping at nothing, gave a cordial and earnest support to every act and the whole policy of the Administration. It is well known that Mr. Prentice, while calling down vengeance on the heads of all "smugglers" and traders with the South, was conniving at the sale of pistols to the "rebels." Thousands, perhaps, certainly many, of the pistole put into his
expected to exceed any affair of the kind that ever took place in our city. The Opera House will no doubt be crammed and jammed to its utmost capacity. It has been reported here that the Yankees had attempted to land at Roanoke Island in flat- boats, for the purpose of obtaining provisions, but were driven off by the Confederate troops. The rumor requires confirmation. Mr. T. W. Cofer. of Portsmouth, has invented a pistol which he has patented, and which is said to be superior to Colt's celebrated revolver. Mr. C. deserves great credit, and the thanks of the community, for this important production of his inventive genius. Destructive Tornado. --The Savannah Republican is informed by gentlemen who came down the Central Road that a most destructive storm passed over a large district of country, extending from No. 4½ to No. on Friday morning last. The gale commenced early in the morning, and our informant tells us every particle of heavy timber in its track was d
Charge of disloyalty. --Thomas and David Williams, James Cantley, and John Colt, from Western Virginia, and Samuel Tatum, a seaman, were examined before Commissioner Lyons yesterday for disloyalty to the South. They were remanded to prison.