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Hustings Court, February 12th. --Present — James K. Caskie, Recorder; Richard D. Sanxay, James Bray, Wm. W. Timberlake, John W. Beveridge. Wm. B. Smith, and George N. Gwathmey, Aldermen. Nat, a slave, owned by Caroline Garnett, and John W. Butcher, a free negro, were tried for maliciously cutting, stabbing, and wounding, on the 2d of February, Fleming, a slave, the property of Wm. J. Eppes. John W. Butcher was declared not guilty, and Nat being found guilty, was ordered 39 lashes. John Harper and John Williams were examined for committing a felony, on the 20th December last, by stealing from the Columbian Hotel a trunk, containing a lot of wearing apparel, belonging to Richard A. Cox, worth $42. The prisoners were remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Austin Connelly and John T. Smith were examined for feloniously, and by force and violence, and by putting one Frederick J. Gardner in bodily fear, on the 7th of February, stealing, and carrying away from his person
er falling into the hands of the enemy. It is reported, but not generally confirmed, that Capt. McCarrick and son are captured. Our little gun-boats fought well, while our battery succeeded in sinking three or four of the enemy's shipping. One midshipman had his arm shot off, another was killed. The enemy is reported six or eight miles from South Mills, with a strong force. It behooves our authorities to act as hastily and judiciously as possible. Luna. Another account. Norfolk, Feb. 12. The excitement occasioned by the defeat at Roanoke Island has measurably subsided. An opinion seems to prevail that there has been inefficiency, a lack of skill, or criminal neglect somewhere — perhaps all combined. I am not yet prepared, judging from the facts in my possession, to charge any person with negligence or incapacity in regard to this important battle. It has been fought under every possible disadvantage. It was a gallant and brilliant attempt to defend Southern soil f
The Federals caught in a Trap — Abandonment of Fort Henry. Our loss at Fort Henry. New Orleans, Feb. 12. --A dispatch just received from Memphis states that the latest advices received from the Tennessee river, report that Gen. Pillow has got the Federal forces hemined in near Fort Donelson. The river is still rising, and Fort Henry is completely submerged. It was, of course, abandoned by the Federals. One Federal gunboat returned to the Tennessee river bridge from Flor The bridge is guarded by 500 Federals. There is a large Confederate cavalry force between them and Paris. The Union men in Wakely county are cheering loudly for the success of the Lincolnites. The people of Paris are preparing to leave. The latest advices from Paducah state that steamers are constantly arriving with troops, destined for the Tennessee river. Fourteen steamers have already gone towards Fort Donelson with troops. Heavy firing was heard in that direction on Tuesday.
Latest from Roanoke Burnside reinforced — the attack on Elizabeth city--Commodore Lynoh arrived at Norfolk, &c. Norfolk, Feb. 12. --Five vessols left Old Point this morning, loaded with troops, and evidently bound South to reinforce Burnside in his operations against North Carolina. Elizabeth City was attacked on Monday forenoon by eleven Federal gunboats. Flag-Officer Lynch defended the city to the last. Three of the steamers under his command reached the Dismal Swas burnt by order; of Com. Lynch, and two were captured by the Federals. During the engagement one of the enemy's gunboats was burnt. Com. Lynch, his officers and men, have reached Norfolk, and are safe. [Second Dispatch.] Norfolk, Feb. 12. --(Received at 10½ o'clock P. M.)--There is nothing of importance to communicate further than you have received. The steamers Carolina and Raleigh arrived this afternoon with the sick from Roanoke Island, and among those on board is Midsh
The Federals off Savannah. Savannah, Feb. 12. --There is considerable activity among the Federal vessels below this city.
Locomotive explosion. Columbia, S. C., Feb. 12. --A locomotive exploded in the yard of the South Carolina Railroad, in this place, on yesterday. The engineer and fireman were killed.