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The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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session. When the doors were reopened the Senate adjourned. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock by the Speaker. The Speaker announced the appointment of the following committees: Committee to inquire into outrages committed by the enemy in North Carolina--Messrs. Smith of N. C., Helcombe of Va., Smith of Ala., H. W. Bruce of Ky., and Bell of Mo.; Committee, authorized by Mr. Foote's resolution, to inquire into the charge of corruption against a member of the House — Messrs Lyons of Va., McQueen of S. C., and Atkins of Tenn. The House then took up for consideration, as unfinished business, the bill reported from the Military Committee repealing existing and regulating future exemptions. Mr. Welch, of Miss., said that, as the chairman of the committee was absent, he moved to postpone the consideration of the bill to some future day. Mr. Foote signified his intention to move an amendment to the bill by striking out all after the word "repeal," in the
Found guilty. --At a late hour last Thursday night the trial before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, of Jesse White, charged with the murder of John J. Andrews, in April last, was brought to a conclusion, the jury finding him guilty of manslaughter.--His punishment was ascertained to be one year in the city jail and a fine of $500. White is a resident of Richmond, a printer by trade, and before this occurrence was regarded as a peaceable, orderly citizen. On the morning of the unfortunate shooting, White and Andrews met in a gaming saloon opposite the Spotswood Hotel, and a difficulty occurring between them, White left the house. Soon after Andrews followed, and discovering White, approached him in a threatening and abusive manner, renewing the controversy. After some abuse, White struck Andrews, and drawing his pistol a scuffle ensued, when the pistol discharged, the ball inflicting a painful wound in Andrews's forearm. Parties who saw the difficulty interposed and