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Good soup can almost always be made with slight skill; but other cookery depends entirely on talent, time, place, and circumstance.
The friends of Wm. H. Parker, Esq., our faithful and vigilant Inspector-General, under the inspection laws of Virginia, are delighted to see him upon the streets again, after a desperate shake from the warrior's worst foe — protracted sickness.
Mr. Parker was in the earlier brushes in Western Virginia, with his personal friend, General Wise; but undue exposure in the campaign brought on a severe attack of disease, which has nearly cost him his life.
The services of Mr. P. in the blocking of Norfolk harbor, with the Yankee ships at the Gosport Navy-Yard, are well remembered.
The dangerous condition of Gen. Wise is melancholy intelligence for his numerous friends and admirers in this vicinity.
A part from his being the representative from Princess Anne in the Convention, and his