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One day later from Europe arrival of the Arago. New York Jan. 23. --The Arago, with London papers to the 9th inst., has arrived. Advices from Gaeta, on the 5th, say that some of the shells thrown had penetrated the room over that occupied by the king. His Ministers insisted on his removing to other quarters. Hungarian, Polish and Garibaldian volunteers were arming at Pesa for the Danubian Principalities. The Emperor of Austria proclaims a comprehensive amnesty for Hungary, Croatia, Transylvania and Sclavonia. Paris, Wednesday.--In the Bank of France a deficit of nearly 2,000,000 francs is anticipated. The affairs of the Bank are discouraging. The American panic has affected France equally with England. The City of Washington had sailed for New York with nearly $500,000 in specie. Rome, Jan. 5. --Placards are posted about the streets exhorting the Romans to a wait the arrival of the Sardinians. The Neapolitan troops had been ordered home
Later from Mexico. New Orleans, Jan. 23. --Advices from Vera Cruz to the 10th, say that Miramon and some of his officers had been captured by the Indians. Juarez, it is stated, entered the capital on the 5th inst.
Horrible Affair --A Son Murders his Mother.A young man named Orondough, was committed to the jail of Amherst county, Va., on Monday last, charged with the murder of his mother, on the 7th inst. The parties lived on the Blue Ridge mountain, and the mother having been missed since the 7th inst., suspicions were aroused. The Lynchburg Republican says: A large number of persons assembled together, and proceeding to the house, demanded to know of the young man where she was? His reply 7th inst., suspicions were aroused. The Lynchburg Republican says: A large number of persons assembled together, and proceeding to the house, demanded to know of the young man where she was? His reply was "that he did not know, she might be in hell! " They then told him to go with them in a search which they proposed to make. This he at first declined, but after much threatening consented to go, and after a long search the mother was found behind an old log, some half mile distant from the house, dead. Her neck was broken, and her body, in different places, exhibited evidence that she had been beaten to death with some blunt instrument. The party immediately arrested young Orondough, and
Presentation to a Consul. --R. P. Waring, United States Consul at St. Thomas, a native of Virginia, was presented by the merchants and shipmasters there, on the 8th ult., with three silver vases, very tastily decorated with American flags wrought of silk. The occasion selected, and so indicated by the inscription on the vases, was the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans. Gen. Soto, of South American celebrity, was present and made a speech.
One day later from Europe arrival of the Arago. New York Jan. 23. --The Arago, with London papers to the 9th inst., has arrived. Advices from Gaeta, on the 5th, say that some of the shells thrown had penetrated the room over that occupied by the king. His Ministers insisted on his removing to other quarters. Hungarian, Polish and Garibaldian volunteers were arming at Pesa for the Danubian Principalities. The Emperor of Austria proclaims a comprehensive amnesty for Hungary, Croatia, Transylvania and Sclavonia. Paris, Wednesday.--In the Bank of France a deficit of nearly 2,000,000 francs is anticipated. The affairs of the Bank are discouraging. The American panic has affected France equally with England. The City of Washington had sailed for New York with nearly $500,000 in specie. Rome, Jan. 5. --Placards are posted about the streets exhorting the Romans to a wait the arrival of the Sardinians. The Neapolitan troops had been ordered home
Still later from Europe.arrival of the North Briton. Portland Jan. 23. --The steamer North Briton from Liverpool on the 10th inst., arrived this morning. Commercial. Liverpool Jan. 10 --Cotton — sales for the week 57,000 bales, with an advancing tendency over last week's prices. On Friday the market was active and unchanged. Flour has a downward tendency. Wheat do.--Corn dull. Consols 91½@91 5/8
$20 reward. --I will give $20 reward for the return of my Negro man, "Washington," who left my house, in the lower part of Henrico county, on the morning of the 17th inst., without leave or provocation. Washington is about five feet 8 or 9 inches high, very black, about twenty years old, and has very white teeth, and smiles very pleasantly when spoken to. He will probably have a forged pass in his possession, as he can read and write. I will give the above reward for his return to me at my house, or if he is secured in jail so that I can get him. L. S. Courtney. [ja 18--1w*]
ongress honestly and faithfully, and treat our Southern brethren as friends. When I can have any such reliable assurance as this to give. I will go most cheerfully and urge our Southern brethren to follow our example, and restore harmony and fraternal affection between the North and the South. At present, our labors should be hers. Let us put ourselves right, and then we can with more confidence and justice appeal to them. Salute for an Ex-commander. The Mobile Tribune of the 18th inst. has the following items: Commodore Armstrong arrived here yesterday morning, and started up the river last evening, on his way to Washington. There was a desire among our citizens to express for him some honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington L
Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, and for sixteen years connected with the United States Army, was elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Augusta (Ga.) Independent Volunteer Battalion on Saturday. Col. Cumming will immediately resign his captaincy in the Federal army. The Chicago Zouaves have offered their services to the United States Government. The Mulenburg Riflemen, of Shenandoah county, Va., fired one hundred and fifty guns on the 21st instant, in honor of the workingmen of New York city, who lately adopted resolutions sympathizing with the South. General Twiggs has declared his purpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia shall secede.--Mobile Advertiser. The New York Senate has adopted complimentary resolutions to Gov. Hicks, of Maryland, for his position. The Waynesboro (Ga.) News says that the "Burke Sharpe Shooters" at a late meeting elect
00,000 inhabitants, twenty-three from 200,000 to 500,000, and twelve which contain above 500,000. Verdi is composing a new opera entitled the Blind Posoner, the libret to of which is said to be full of horrors. In a single town of Maine, containing only 450 inhabitants, 32 people died last year of consumption. Miss Lizzie Dill, an actress, is a candidate for State Librarian before the Indiana Legislature. Wm. Archer Cocke, of Richmond, Va., lectured in Baltimore on the 22d instant, on the "Life and Writings of Wm. H. Prescott." The Countess of Eglinton died on the 31st ult., very suddenly, at Eglinton Castle, Scotland. To-morrow will be the one hundred and second anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. All enormous cow, weighing alive 2,650 pound, was slaughtered in Boston last week. The steam-frigate Merrimack, now at Norfolk, will soon be ordered to prepare for sea. The police of Mobile have organized themselves into a military company.
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