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Jefferson Ward — Breckinridge and Lane. --A called meeting of the Vigilance Committee for this Ward will be held at D. Antslotti's, near the Central Depot, Saturday Evening, at half past 7 o'clock. Full attendance in requested. no 2--3t. C. B. Mill, C'n. Jefferson Ward — Breckinridge and Lane. --A called meeting of the Vigilance Committee for this Ward will be held at D. Antslotti's, near the Central Depot, Saturday Evening, at half past 7 o'clock. Full attendance in requested. no 2--3t. C. B. Mill, C'
Ward School. --The basement of the Seamen's Bethel, which is intended to be used as a school-room for Jefferson Ward, is nearly ready for use. If good teachers are employed, and suitable visitors are secured, this school may be constantly filled with indigent children, and great good may be effected to the cause of education.
To the people of Richmond: --Among the numerous candidates who have been mentioned for the Convention, not one has been nominated from Jefferson Ward. We, therefore, will support the following ticket, as representing the true interests of the South, viz: Joseph M. Carrington. Oliver P. Baldwin, and George W. Randolph. ja 22--2t Many Voters.
Nomination for the Convention. --At a meeting of Douglas men of Jefferson Ward, last night, in the hall near the corner of 17th street, John Pritchard Chairman, and John K. Martin Secretary, John H. Gilmer was nominated as a candidate for the State Convention, and a committee appointed to "inform the conservative men of other parties"of the nomination, and to invite their concurrence in the formation of a conservative ticket, in which they will designate their selections for the other two candidates to be elected from this city.
One of the Candidates certain for the Convention. Capt. Wm. Martin, of Jefferson Ward, well known to the citizens of Richmond, is a suitable gentleman. Dick. [ja 29--1t]
--By virtue of an act of the General Assembly, passed January 14th, 1861, an election will be held on Monday, February 4th, 1861, for the election of three delegates to a State Convention, to be holden at the Capitol, in the city of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 12th February, 1861. Said act provides that the Commissioners and Officers conducting the State Election in May last shall conduct this election. The following is a list of the Commissioners and Conductors then appointed: Jefferson Ward.--Joseph Brummel, Abel F. Picot, E. A. Smith, John J. Wilson, and N. B. Hill, Commissioners; and Reuben T. Seal, Conductor. Madison Ward.--James H. Grant, George Whitfield, R. R. Howison, George W. Randolph, and Thomas R. Price, Commissioners; and Thomas U. Dudley, Conductor. Monroe Ward.--Thomas Barham, Thomas M. Jones, Thomas Boudar, Charles H. Powell, and Felix Matthews, Commissioners; and James L. Bray, Conductor. The Commissioners and Conductors are requested to meet
--By virtue of an act of the General Assembly, passed January 14th, 1861, an election will be held on Monday, February 4th, 1861, for the election of three Delegates to a State Convention, to be holden at the Capitol, in the City of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 13th February, 1861. Said act provides that the Commissioners and Officers conducting the State Election in May last shall conduct this election. The following is a list of the Commissioners and Conductors then appointed: Jefferson Ward.--Joseph Brummel, Abel F. Picot, E. A. Smith, John J. Wilson, and N. B. Hill, Commissioners; and Reuben T. Seal, Conductor. Madison Ward.--James H. Grant, George Whitfield, R. R. Howison, George W. Randolph, and Thomas R. Price, Commissioners; and Thomas U. Dudley, Conductor. Monroe Ward.--Thomas Barham, Thomas M. Jones, Thomas Boudar, Charles H. Powell, and Felix Matthews, Commissioners; and James L. Bray, Conductor. The Commissioners and Conductors are requested to meet
Macfarland were elected. After the result was announced at the City Hall, speeches were made by the delegates elect. The State-Rights party engaged the services of Smith's First Regiment Band, and the "Marsellaise," "Old Virginny Never Tire," and other enlivening airs, were played at various prominent points. The Armory Band played "Hall Columbia, " and tunes of that character, for the Union party. The following is a statement of the result in Richmond: candidates.Jefferson Ward.Madison Ward.Monroe Ward.total vote. Marmaduke Johnson6588006572115 Wm. H. Macfarland5528886742114 John M. Botts5275625171666 George W. Randolph4578695651891 John O. Steger380867471171- John Robertson3867505301666 John H. Gilmer1708685341 Elected. The question of reference to the people was carried by a considerable majority. The aggregate vote in the city is about 3,800. In November last the total vote was 4,323. Henrico county. Great excitement prevailed a
Leak Stopped. --The Superintendent of the City Gas Works has traced out the leak which caused the escape of so much gas in Jefferson Ward, on Main street, near the St. Charles Hotel, in particular, on digging into the culvert recently made in front of the hotel, the entire joint of a four-inch pipe was found broken off, through which the gas doubtless escaped at the rate of 20,000 feet per day.--Since the pipe has been replaced, the diabolical smell which rendered so many of the Main street cellars offensive, has given place to more pleasant exhalations.
ia, and her relation to her sister States of the South. They are determined that their rights shall neither be circumscribed or abridged in any way, and we are much mistaken if their "sovereign representatives" now in session here are not made at an early day to comprehend the vastness of the interests committed to their keeping, and that in these stirring and eventful times delays are dangerous. We chronicle to-day as a pregnant and suggestive sign of the times the raising yesterday in Jefferson Ward, near the First Market, of the first secession flag which has yet waved in this city. The flag (which bore on its folds the palmetto tree, rattlesnake, and usual fifteen stars,) was raised in a neighborhood heretofore intensely Union in feeling, and the act was participated in by parties until very recently representing such feelings. Prior to the raising of the glorious emblem of Southern independence, the flag of the late U. States was lowered for the last time. That which supercede
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