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the result detailed elsewhere. The Shooting and Killing of Robert W. Davis, Esq.--inquest at the Southern Police station. The death of Robert W. Davis, Esq., at the hands of the Northern troops yesterday, has created an intense feeling in this community, especially among th he was an honored member, in the firm of Messrs. Pegram, Paynter & Davis, Baltimore street. He had gone out to the railroad track with the meceased's late residence, corner of Saratoga and Liberty streets, Mr. Davis leaves a widow, but no children. He was an Irishman by birth, anthe fearful deed of blood which had been enacted on Pratt street. Mr. Davis and his companions stepped aside to see the train pass, when two a dozen muskets were fired from the cars into the spectators, and Mr. Davis fell, Mr. Hall, who was leaning on the deceased's shoulder, said, "Davis, are you hurt?" to which he replied, "Yes, I am killed." He then relapsed into the agonies of death. The funeral of the deceased wi
A pretty Device. --Among the attractive features of the illumination last Friday night, was a mansion, in miniature, with its numerous windows lighted up, at the establishment of Roper & Murray, on Gevernor street. A figure of a soldier stood guard in front, and a card explained to passers-by that it was a model of President Davis' headquarters in Richmond.
ankee natures, if they in fact have any stomach for the war they have now inaugurated. They are the last people in the world to persist in a course of conduct that "won't pay." Of all people in the world they are the very ones least addicted to the folly of quarreling with their bread and butter. This war not only won't pay as a policy, but exposes them to the most stupendous losses. What people in the world have more property or larger interests afloat upon the ocean than they? And President Davis has hit them between wind and water with his prompt and pertinent proclamation, calling for privateers. That proclamation speaks to people of all nations and tongues, and invites the daring and enterprising from every quarter of the compass. The richest prize ever offered to a belligerent power is now offered to the South by the floating commerce of the Yankees. The fairest opportunity ever offered a fleetless nation for improvising a complete navy is now offered the South by the flo