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The Daily Dispatch: February 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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A large Haul. --On Saturday last, officers Seal, Quarles and Morris, having had their attention directed to unlawful proceedings in a house on Cary street, between 7th and 8th, selected an available point of observation, and kept watch to see what might turn up. A number of negroes entered the house, and at the proper time the officers followed. The consternation of the darkeys was immense, but their efforts to escape were prevented, and 12 were taken into custody, together with a white man named Oliver Crossmore, who seemed to be master of ceremonies. One negro clambered up the chimney, and would, perhaps, have been suffocated had he not been discovered.--Various evidences of the lottery business were observed, and some taken possession of. The entire party were taken to the second station-house. Crossmore, who is charged with selling tickets and chances in a lottery, and associating with slaves in an unlawful assembly, was afterwards admitted to bail in $500, for his appeara
Company "I." --Nearly all the members of Capt. Morris' command live in the upper part of the city, and it is of course very inconvenient for them to attend company drills down town. They therefore propose to erect an armory on Leigh street, at a moderate cost, to which the men can easily resort, and thus receive the benefit of frequent military instruction. The ranks are rapidly filling up with the right sort of material for soldiers, and we hope that any effort that may be made towards promoting the efficiency of the Company will be generously supported by those citizens who are immediately interested.