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t before the Mayor, on the charge of passing a counterfeit Confederate Treasury note on Michael Wall. It appears that Mr. Wall, having taken the note in, in the way of business at his store, had offered to pay it along with other money, to John Smith. Mr. Smith refused to take the note, saying that it had been passed on him once by Nocker, and that he, on its being refused as a counterfeit at the Bank of the Commonwealth, had written Nocker's name on it, and returned it to him. Hearing thiMr. Smith refused to take the note, saying that it had been passed on him once by Nocker, and that he, on its being refused as a counterfeit at the Bank of the Commonwealth, had written Nocker's name on it, and returned it to him. Hearing this Mr. Wall went to Nocker and demanded that he should redeem the note, but Nocker refused, when Wall had him arrested. After the case was brought into Court, however, Nocker had given Mr. Wall another twenty dollars, and agreed to take the suspected note back. The Mayor sent the note down to the Treasury, and it being their pronounced good, he dismissed the case.
What the "Militia" can do. --The Selma (Ala.) Citizen states that about ten days since a party of State militia, numbering about seventy men under the command of Capt. Smith and Col. Samuel G. Henry, of the 9th Alabama Volunteers, crossed the Tennessee at Claysville, Marshall county, and attacked a party of one hundred Yankee cavalry, defeating them, and killing five, capturing fifty-nine, with their horses, arms, and accoutrements. The party returned, with the loss of two men, bringing their prisoners, and are now armed with the Spencer rifle, the trophies of their victory.