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Ranaway. --From the subscriber, on Monday, the 5th inst, a Negro Woman, named Reity. Said woman is about 5 feet 3 inches high, dark complected. with a lighter shade on both checks. I believe she is now some where in the town of Sidney as she was last heard of in the neighborhood of Mr Paces A reward of five Dollars will be paid for her delivery to me, or if placed in any jail, so that I can get her again Joseph Davis. au 8--ts 214 Broad street
ngton, which office he filled with ability and distinction till the commencement of the present war, when he accepted the post of Colonel, conferred upon him by Governor Letcher, unanimously recommended by the Council, and unanimously confirmed by the Convention. He was assigned to the command of our forces at Harper's Ferry, and continued in it till he was superseded by General Johnston. He then took command of a brigade, and was subsequently appointed Brigadier General by President Davis, During the manŒvures of the army in the Valley of Virginia, Gen. Jackson held a conspicuous position, and in the great battle of Manassas he carped an on viable and never-dying distinction. His command acted a part in that memorable engagement which will not be forgotten while deeds of valor and self-sacrifice are remembered by the people of Virginia and of the Confederate States. In person, General Johnson is nearly six feet high, with an erect, muscular, well knit frame. He has a f
garland. Well may we exclaim with the poet: "Immortal heir of universal praise, Nations unborn your mighty name shall sound. And worlds applaud that most not yet be found." poet We have much reason to thank Divine Providence that President Davis, both an able statesman and a valiant warrior, governs the helm of State in this most critical conjuncture, great in the war and great in arts of sway. Our armies are tied on by a galaxy of excellent commanders — McCulloch, Mcgruder, Johnstt, when ages pass away, Good men shall ban the fiendish can, invading as to-day." At the conclusion of the address, three cheers were given for Father McMahon, that would have fitted the air had they been raised outside beneath the azure vault of Heaved; three for President Davis, three for the Captain and three for the ladies of Pattersonville The St. Mary Guards then marched out of the church, and, having performed some military evolutions, proceeded to the usual place of rendezvous.