of the President and the plan of the Secretary of War, by organizing committees to ascents in what supplies can be obtained for the use of the army.
The following gentlemen were appointed to visit the citizens for the object stated; District No. 1 --Albert D Wicker, Dr Wm F Gatner.
District No. 2--John H Tallaferro, Dr G W Pollard.
District No. 3--Edm'd Winston, Dr F G Taylor. District No. 4--Wm H Campbell John Ellett.
District No. 5--Geo W Doswell, Walter C Shelton.
District No. 6--Dr Thompson, Col E Fontaine.
Resolutions, offered by Col Fontaine, were adopted, condemning the spirit of extortion now so prevalent; favoring the support of the army in the field by all possible mean; appealing to the people to call the Government such amounts of corn wheat, oats, flour, bacon, beef, hay, fodder, shucks, or straw, as they can spare, no matter how small the quantity; providing for memorandums of all supplies promised; arranging for their delivery at suitable points; favoring the rep