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The Daily Dispatch: April 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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5, 1861. A barbecue was given by the citizens of this place on Wednesday, the 24th inst., for the purpose of raising a volunteer company.--About 12 o'clock M., the people assembled at the Baptist Church for the purpose of organizing, electing officers, &c. The meeting was called to order, and the object of the same explained by B. F. Garrett, Esq., and opened with prayer by the Rev. Jno. T. Clark. The following officers were unanimously elected: Dr. Jno. C. Coleman, Captain; Capt. A. Frank Rice, 1st Lieutenant; Capt. Thomas Watkins, 2d do.; Jno. M. Cole, 1st Sergeant; W. Richard Paris, 2d do.; Jas. B. Carden, 3d do.; Geo. M. Moon, 4th do.; Silas R. Bostick, 1st Corporal; J. J. Cole, 2d do.; Thomas L. Roberts, 3d do.; John L. Burnes, 4th do. Sixty brave and patriotic sons of the South responded to the call, and no doubt our company will number one hundred in a few days. Our Captain leaves for Richmond to-day, for the purpose of procuring arms and uniforms. Our company
quil, though affairs have a threatening aspect. Gen. Gorischakoff has been recalled, and Gen. Mouravieff appointed his successor. Commercial intelligence. Liverpool, April 13 --The weekly cotton report has been published. Sales to-day 7,000 bales, closing quiet but firm. Breadstuffs dull and unchanged. Provisions steady. Messrs. Wakefield & Nash quote Flour quiet but steady. Wheat dull, and to effect sales a decline of 2d. would be necessary; red 11s. 3d @12s 6d; white 12s. 6d@14s. 9d. Corn steady, but white is 6d.@1s. lower; yellow 37s.@37s. 3d.; white 37s. 6d.@38s, Richardson & Spence quote Flour 6d. lower. Sugar and coffee firm. Rice quiet — Carolina 23s. 6d.@24s. 4d. Rosin dull — lower quantities declined, sales at 4s 8d @4s. 6d. Spirits Turpentine steady at 30s. London,April 13--American securities firm. Railroad bonds generally 1@2 higher. Consols for money 91½@91 ¾ for account 91¼@91½. The Paris Bourse was heavy and lower — rentes