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$100 reward. --Ranaway on the 25th of August two Negro Men, named John and Charles. John is 24 years old; black, has a full head of hair; Is 6 feet 1 inch high; will weigh about 200 pounds; had on when he left a suit black hat, drab coat and blue cotton pants. Charles, his brother, is 20 years old; black; has a full head of hair; is 5 to 10 or 11 inches high, weighs about 65 or 170 ins. He also had on a soft black hat, drab coat and blue pants. I purchased them of W. C. Vanmeter, who lives near Moorefield, Virginia I think it likely they will try and get back to that place. They came to Richmond by railroad from Street burg. I will give the above reward for them, or Fifty Dollars for either, delivered to Hector Davis, in Richmond. John D. Ragland. au 28--2w*
Convocation of Congress. We publish this morning the proclamation of President Davis, calling Congress together this day in the Capitol. The occasion of this proclamation is simply what is stated in the proclamation. i. e., the failure to deliver to the President, for his signature, a bill passed by Congress authorizing him to "continue the appointments made by him in the military and naval service during the recess of Congress, or the present session, and to submit them to Congress at its next session." This, and this only, is the cause of convening Congress to-day.
the enemies who fell in his power. They have been chained to the dead, putrid carcass of Yankeedom, and compelled to drag it along at the peril of their own existence. They have executed their hard task with infinite loathing — they have, at last, cut themselves loose — and no earthly power can over again restore the links of the broken chain. Those Northern newspapers and Washington correspondents, therefore, who write that the Confederation designs to conquer Yankeedom, and to make Jeff.Davis President of the whole country lately known as the United States, either lie willfully, or are wholly ignorant of the views entertained either by the Southern people or the Southern President. They desire nothing more than to shake off the rotten carcass — to place a gulf of fire between them and the "basest of nations"--to render a future Union utterly and wholly impossible, henceforward forever, worlds without end. Neither as fellow-citizens of the same Republic, nor as fellow- subjects o<