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mpany; authorizing the Governor to pardon slave--, and restore him to his owner; to suspend the levying of taxes by the State on the Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Company for six years; to incorporate the Marshall county Oil and Mining Company. Resolutions of Inquiry Adopted.--By Mr. McKenney, of reporting a bill to prevent vessels, &c., from being moored to buoys, beacons, or other floating guides, placed in the navigable waters of this State by the United States Light-House Board; by Mr. Johnson, of incorporating the Rocky Point Lime and Marble Company, in the county of Botetourt. Bills Passed.--House bill amending the charter of the town of Charleston, in the county of Kanawha: House bill to amend the 2nd; 3rd and 6th sections of an act passed February 28th, 1856, providing for working the roads of Loudoun; House bill amending the charter of the Brown's Gap Turnpike Company; House bill authorizing the Board of Public Works to appoint Commissioners to estimate and report upo
An Impudent specimen of mineralogy. --Prof. Johnson, of Middletown University, was one day lecturing before the students on mineralogy. He had before him quite a number of specimens of various sorts to illustrate the subject. A roguish student, for sport, slily slipped a piece of brick among the stones.--The Professor was taking up the stones, one after another, and naming them. "This," said he, "is a piece of granite; this is a piece of feldspar, " etc. Presently he came to the brickbat. Without betraying any kind of surprise, or even changing the tone of his voice, "This," said he, holding it up, "is a piece of impudence!"
Passing counterfeit money. --The time of the Hustings Court was consumed yesterday in hearing testimony and arguments in the case of David S. Chilton, charged with passing and having in his possession counterfeit South Carolina Bank notes. W. L. Goggin, J. F. Johnson and W. W. Crump addressed the jury in behalf of the prisoner. Littleton Tazewell for the Commonwealth. The case was not concluded at a late hour yesterday evening. P. S.--The jury, late in the evening, brought in a verdict of "not guilty." The verdict was received with applause, and two of the offenders were brought before the Judge and fined $10 each. There are other cases against Chilton not yet disposed of.