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April 29th (search for this): article 8
A row among the Hessians — high Old Albany, N. Y., April 29. --A desperate row took place at the Adams House to-day--one of the deposits for the volunteers. The men complained of the food furnished them, and an officer knocked down a waiter — a general row followed, in which chairs, tables and windows were smashed. One of the Delavan House waiters was thrown from a window and had his leg badly broken. Pistols were fired and knives were drawn, and several men were badly cut. Men were injured indiscriminately. The Governor repaired to the scene of conflict. The police were called out before the row could be quelle
April 29th (search for this): article 9
Affairs in New York. New York, April 29. --The Baltic sailed this evening with Ellsworth's Regiment of Zouaves, recruited from New York firemen, 1,100 strong. New York, April 30.--The steamers Columbia and Star of the South sail to-morrow from this port, with the Second and Twenty-eighth Regiments. The steamer Harriet Lane is to accompany them as convoy. The steamer Chesapeake arrived here to-day from Fortress Monroe, Having landed her cargo of provisions there.
April 30th (search for this): article 7
Maryland Legislature. Frederick, Md., April 30. --The Senate bill authorizing the banks of the State to issue small notes was amended in the House to their issue to ten per cent on their , and the time to March 11, 1861; and thus amended was passed with one negative vote,
April 30th (search for this): article 9
Affairs in New York. New York, April 29. --The Baltic sailed this evening with Ellsworth's Regiment of Zouaves, recruited from New York firemen, 1,100 strong. New York, April 30.--The steamers Columbia and Star of the South sail to-morrow from this port, with the Second and Twenty-eighth Regiments. The steamer Harriet Lane is to accompany them as convoy. The steamer Chesapeake arrived here to-day from Fortress Monroe, Having landed her cargo of provisions there.
tion of the Commonwealth of Virginia having adopted, on the 26th day of April, 1861, an ordinance "to amend the Constitution of this Commonwealth, so as to strike out the 22d and 23d sections of the 4th article of the present Constitution, and insert a section in lien thereof, and having adopted a schedule to accompany the same, and by the schedule thereto annexed, required polls to be opened for the ratification or rejection of the same by the people of this State, on the fourth Thursday in May next: Now, therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim that the annexed is an authentic copy of the said Ordinance and Schedule, and that all officers designated therein are required to conform to its provisions in every respect. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 24th day of April, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher.By the Governor:George W. Munford,
Father and Son to be hung. --Thomas M. Lyons and Thomas Lyons, father and son have been convicted of the murder of Charles Landrum, in Jasper county, Miss., and sentenced to be hung on the first Friday in May.
3d Sections of the 4th Article of the Present Constitution, and insert the following in lien thereof: Taxation shall be equal and uniform throughout the Commonwealth, and all property shall be taxed in proportion to its value, which shall be ascertained in such manner as may be prescribed by law; but any property may be exempted from taxation by the vote of a majority of the whole number of members elected to each House of the General Assembly. This Ordinance shall take effect on the first day of July next, when ratified by a majority of the Votes of the people of this Commonwealth, cast at a poll to be taken thereon on the fourth Thursday in May next, in pursuance of a Schedule hereafter to be enacted. Done in Convention, in the city of Richmond, on the twenty sixth day of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Commonwealth of Virginia. A true copy. Jno L. Eubank,Secretary of the Convention.
[Schedule.] It shall be the duty of the officers conducting the election directed by law to be held on the fourth Thursday in May next at the places appointed for holding the same, to open a poll to take the sense ofthe qualified voters of this Commonwealth upon the ratification or rejection of "An ordinance to amend the Constitution of this Commonwealth so as to strike out the 22d and 23d sections of the 4th article of the present Constitution," adopted in Convention at the city of Richmond, on the twenty-sixth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one 2. The poll book shall be headed "Amendment to the Constitution of Virginia," and shall contain two columns, one headed "For the Amendment," and the other "Against the Amendment," and the names of those who vote for the amendment shall be written under the former heading, and the names of those who vote against the amendment shall be written under the latter heading. 3.The said officers shall make return of
Maryland Legislature. --In the Maryland House of Delegates, on Monday, Mr. Scott, of Baltimore, reported a bill for a Sovereign Convention, to meet on Thursday, the 30th of May, which was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. A petition from Prince George's county in favor of the passage by the Legislature of an Ordinance of Secession was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations, and Mr. Wallis reported that the Legislature had no such power. The report of the committee was sustained — ayes 53, noes 13 Mr. Brune recommended an appropriation of two millions of dollars to place the State in a proper state of defence.
des of bacon, &c, and the places occupied by some of the troops are said to appear not only very dirty, but to smell so. The latest arrivals of recruits from Pennsylvania were from the vicinity of Pittsburgh, and it is stated they presented a most sorry appearance, many half shod, half dressed and decidedly unclean. All our Northern friends on the march through Maryland complain that they find the climate very hot.. If this be the case thus early in the season, what will be the effect in July? Baltimore. The Baltimore American, of Tuesday, says: With the continued absence of any new cause of excitement public sentiment is now every day more strongly manifesting itself.--The revolution of last week has been followed by a counter-revolution, and the real position of the people of Baltimore is developing itself. It is stated that orders have been received from Washington to have the Star Spangled Banner displayed to-morrow from all the National buildings, includi
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