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and teachers receive compensation from the associations in New York and Boston; but some are volunteers. Among the number are men of almost all trades, and some professions. There are several physicians and one or two clergymen. All the superintendents and teachers were requested to take the oath of allegiance to the United States, previous to going on board the steamer. Twenty — seven gentlemen and four ladies from Boston; twenty-one gentlemen and seven ladies from New York, and Miss Susan Walker, Mrs. Walter R. Johnson, and Miss Mary Donalson, from Washington and Philadelphia, subscribed to the oath. No man who would not, in case of necessity, fight for his country was permitted to go to Port Royal to assist in the management of the contrabands.--(Doc. 74.) Four regiments of rebels, with a four-gun battery, attempted to flank Colonel Geary, near Lovettsville, Va., but were driven off without a skirmish. An engagement took place between the National forces, under com
ecessary vegetables for the use of the army. The ladies go with the intention of establishing an industrial school, under the superintendence of the Rev. Mr. French, of this city. Among the ladies we should mention the name of Mrs. Harlan, wife of the United States Senator from Iowa. The following is a list of the names of those who proceed to Port Royal as active participants in the operations of the society: Washington and Philadelphia. Walter R. Johnson,Miss Mary Donalson, Miss Susan Walker. New-York. N. R. Johnson,J. W. Brinkerhoff, Geo. B. Peck,Theodore Holt, Harvey Hyde,Edmund Price, John L. Lathrop,D. F. Cooper, Robert N. Smith,J. W. Macomber, F. H. Cowdeny,J. P. Greves, Albert Norton,J. T. Ashley, Geo. C. Fox,Jas. Hoy, Jas. D. Strong,David Fitch, John H. Brown,Lyman Knowlton, Albert Belamy,Miss Hannah Curtis, Mrs. M. O. Quoiff,Miss M. Albright, Mrs. Nicholson,Mrs. Jane Harlan, Miss Doxy,Miss R. Patton. Boston. E. W. Hooper,E. S. Philbrick, Wm. C. Ga
, the place was changed from Lacy's shop to Epps's shop, adjoining. William E. Granger was appointed conductor of election in Jefferson Ward in place of R. T. Seal, whose duties as Chief-of-Police would call him elsewhere on that day. Mr. Walker said he had a subject to bring before the Council. He had understood that there were between five and six thousand women and children now in the city whose husbands, fathers and natural protectors had gone to the Yankees and left them here a bng poor, he thought that this class should be removed from the city and sent North, to follow the fortunes of their kindred, and thus lessen the drain upon our supplies. He moved the appointment of a committee of three to wait upon the Secretary of War and confer with that official as to the best mode to accomplish the end in view. After some discussion, the subject was referred to a special committee, consisting of Messrs. Walker, Clopton and Epps. On motion, the Council adjourned.