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The Daily Dispatch: February 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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d up to the close of last week. The volunteers in Fort Pulaski are to be discharged, and the new regulars substituted for them. The Columbus Times publishes a letter from a delegate to the Southern Congress, in which he says: "We intend to put the strongest force in the field which can be raised, and the President will accept from the States all the men that may be tendered. They will be received with their own officers, but the President must settle all questions of rank and position under the authority of Congress. My information is, that Davis will endeavor to secure for the officers of the U. S. Army, who have resigned, the best positions first, upon the ground that they are experienced and capable. There has, as yet, been nothing done by the Congress as to the raising of troops, except, possibly, in committee. We are delaying much time over the most trivial matters. We have a set of new men, uninformed upon the laws of the United States, and all anxious to speak."
The career of a "Fast" young man. --Humphrey Davis has been convicted, at St. Louis, of the murder of Robert Clifford, and sentenced to 15 years confinement in the Missouri State prison. Thus closes the career of a young man whose advantages were such that, had he made proper use of them, to-day he would have been a valued member of society, and a source of pride and usefulness to this family relations. But from extreme youth he displayed a seemingly unconquerable penchant for the many at years ago he went to New Orleans, and married a beautiful and wealthy young lady of that city. He soon became possessed of her fortune, and continued a career of gambling and dissipation which, in a short time, left both him and his wife almost in a state of poverty. Heart-broken and friendless, the unfortunate partner of his misery died in New York city some two years after the marriage. Since that time the life of Davis has been one of unexampled profligacy.-- Lafayette (Ind.) Courier.
A firm in Rome, Ga.,has manufactured a carriage for President Davis, and a firm in Washington another for Mrs. "President" Lincoln. Capt. John F. Hoke, a member of the Legislature of North Carolina, has been elected Adjutant-General of the State, with a salary of $1,800. An intelligent young Chinaman, clerk in a tea store at St. Louis, was married last week, to a pretty young American girl. A card from Rev. Charles F. Deems, denies that he is a candidate for a seat in the North Carolina Convention. Mrs. Ann McTague has been arrested at Albany for the murder of her child, by placing it upon a piazza to freeze to death. Rev. Geo. Fisher, of the Baptist Church, died in Lewis county, Va., on the 7th inst. Oil has been "struck" in Gilmer county, Va.