The Natchez Courier learns that Mr. Samuel Scott, an old citizen and planter of Jefferson county, Miss., committed suicide at his place on the morning of the 10th inst.
D. W. Hay, under sentence of death, for the murder of Joseph Steele, at Lancasterville, S. C., has had his sentence commuted by Gov. Pickens to entry into the army for the war.
We regret to learn that the Armory at Aberdeen, Miss., was destroyed by fire recently.
Everything in it, except a few guns, was destroyed.
"A system of modern Geography," by John H. Rice, has lately been published in Atlanta, Ga.
Dr. John Y. M. Jordan, while fighting as an amateur in Capt. Tyler Jordan's company, on the Peninsula, a few days since, was struck down by a shell and killed.
Our pickets on the Peninsula made a foray upon a drove of Yankee beeves last Thursday, and secured a number that were fat and fine.
Alexander St. Clair, a well known citizen of Tazewell county, Va., died on the 14th inst.