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me years previous to the first appearance of John Charles on any stage, married, under a sort of protest, a certain, or rather, we should say, a very uncertain, Major Pryor, an active and interesting youth of sixty- two. Twelve years subsequently the matrimonial firm of Mr. and Mrs. Pryor was dissolved by special act of the GeorgiaMr. and Mrs. Pryor was dissolved by special act of the Georgia Legislature, when the former married his housekeeper, (the result no doubt of a Pryor engagement,) and the latter followed his example by marrying Monsieur Fremont, who had been engaged in teaching the young idea of Norfolk, Va., how to shoot French.--The consequence was, three additional Fremonts, of whom John Charles was unfortuMrs. Pryor was dissolved by special act of the Georgia Legislature, when the former married his housekeeper, (the result no doubt of a Pryor engagement,) and the latter followed his example by marrying Monsieur Fremont, who had been engaged in teaching the young idea of Norfolk, Va., how to shoot French.--The consequence was, three additional Fremonts, of whom John Charles was unfortunately one. Being a great sponge, he absorbed the notoriety of the whole family, and the rest of them have never been heard of since. Having in due time got to be a man, John Charles knocked about the world for some years with the United States navy; to which fact has unjustly been attributed all the knavery of which he has
s expected in town at half past 11 o'clock. Among the many misrepresentations made by those enemies of the South who have been allowed to go to the North from this city by flag of truce, is a statement that our city is under the control of Col. Pryor and Captain Milligan, who have established a sort of oligarchy, which is oppressing the people. A greater falsehood never was uttered. Col. Pryor's regiment is in another part of the State, and that gallant and young officer and brilliant oraCol. Pryor's regiment is in another part of the State, and that gallant and young officer and brilliant orator but seldom visits Norfolk, while Capt. Milligan labors industriously and efficiently in the discharge of his duties as signal officer, &c, at the same time keeping a vigilant look out upon the movements of the enemy's ships, and rendering himself highly useful to the Government by the faithful prosecution of any work committed to him by the General in command. The case of Claiborn Hughes, charged with killing Lieutenant Adams, was closed last evening in the Circuit Court. The prisoner