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The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1865., [Electronic resource], Attempt at rescue. (search)
During the past season five hundred marine disasters occurred on the lakes — a number nearly double the average for the last five years. A man named Parson S. Paramour has been fined five dollars, in Indianapolis, for saying in the street that he would be damned. Mr. Fay, recently the agent for the Davenport Brothers, is giving exhibitions to show the manner in which their tricks are performed. Resolutions in favor of negro suffrage have been indefinitely postponed in the Missouri House of Representatives. Hon. George Wells has presented St. Anne's Church, at Annapolis, Maryland, with a fine bell, costing $1,000. Ward, the murderer of Walker, in New York, has been sentenced to imprisonment for life. Major-General R. Ransom has been elected captain of a militia company at Wilmington, N. C. The question of establishing free markets is under discussion in Boston.