ccomplished, however, Zach was, in a degree beyond any other dog we ever saw in the field.
He could quarter the ground better, move faster, find more birds, and scare up fewer before the huntsmen came up, than is conceivable by anybody that never saw him. He was all yellow, built like a greyhound, and a perfect model of symmetrical beauty.
He came of a race that had long been famous for their achievements in the field; but he, we suspect, was superior to all of them.
The race, we suspect, is extinct, and we think it a great pity.
The last of his sons of which we have heard was owned by Mr. Robert Heth, of this city.
We had very little personal knowledge of him, but we have been told he was an uncommonly fine dog, every way worthy of his ancestry.
We have spoken only of such dogs as we have seen in the field.
The least of them would be a price to any living sportsman.--There may have been, and may be still, others equally good, but we have not seen them perform.
the Grays, it became necessary to fill the vacancy, and an election was held for that purpose at their headquarters, in Norfolk, a few days ago. Mr. E. W. Branch, the accomplished Orderly of the company, was chosen unanimously on the first ballot; and the following non commissioned officers were subsequently elected: Geo. W. Libby, 1st Sergeant; Jas. E. Tyler, 2d Sergeant; R. B. Pickett, 3d Sergeant; Cyrus Bossieux, 4thSergeant; Robert Mayo.
Jr., 5th Sergeant; J. c. Maben, 1st Corporal: Robert Heth.
2d Corporal; Wm. S. Woodson. 3d Corporal; James E. Phillips, 4th Corporal.
The Grays congratulate them selves that they have the best set of officers in the army, and could they be transferred to their proper place, with the First Regiment.
on the Potomac, their highest desire would be gratified.
An order, however, had been issued for their removed to the entrenched camp, below Norfolk, and it is probable they are now there.
Golden opinions have been won by the company since they ha