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, it is said, a part of the ceiling immediately over the large chandelier by which the building was principally lighted caught fire, and a feeling of alarm immediately took possession of the whole of the audience that remained. At this crisis, Mr. Green, the stage manager, presented himself in front of the proscenium, and implored the people, for their own sakes, to remain as quiet as possible, and to leave the theatre in an orderly manner. They could see for themselves that it was the ceilinhere was ample time for them to leave the building uninjured, if they only did so in a calm and collected manner. The audience, on the whole, it is said, followed this very sensible advice, and were so enabled to leave the place unhurt. "Mr. Green having succeeded in abating the alarm among the audience, applied himself with great energy in collecting all the persons engaged in the pantomime — many of them young ballet girls — and seeing them safe out of the building, he himself being am
tion. This case was a family affair, in which the witnesses stated that Mrs. Harvey had been abandoned by her husband, who had gone to live with Miss. Lee. At the conclusion of the testimony, the Mayor decided to reserve his decision till Monday next. He regarded the matter as important, and would see how far public decency could be violated, and whether a man was to be permitted to abandon his wife and take up with another woman, without being held responsible to law. Martha. Green, a free negress, was charged with stealing two bales of cotton yarn from some person unknown, and also with stealing a pair of shoes, four pounds of meat and two and a half pounds of bacon, the property of Stephen Wright, a free negro. The case was continued, in the absence of witnesses. William, slave of Mrs. Mary Hobbs, charged with stealing a carpet-bag containing fifteen hundred dollars, the property of a soldier, was remanded to a justice of Chesterfield, the offence having been c
10; best washing soap, 12 Powder.--$10.50 per keg of 25 lbs. Shot.--$3.75@$4 per bag of 25 lbs. Vinegar.--Cider, 50; manufactured, 40 Cider.--Apple, 50 per gallon. Fish.--Herrings, $8@$8.50 per barrel — some $9; mackerel, No, 1, $19@$20; No. 2, $17.50; No. 3, $15.50; mess shad, in kits, $3. Leather.--Sole leather, oak, 40@45; sole leather, hemlock, 28@43; upper, 40@45; kip, per dozen, $50@$80; harness, 30@35; calf skins. French, $50@$60; domestic, $30@$40 Wool.--Unwashed. 40@45; washed, 57@65 Venison.--Green, per lb, 12½c@16 Beef.--From store, 9 per lb. Pork.--From store, 14 per lb. Peas.--Black-eyed, $1.25 per bushel. Dry Goods.--Prints, 30@35; cassimere, 95@$1; silks, $2.25@$3; sheetings, 33@35; sheetings. New York mills, 55@60; ginghams, 30; cambrics, 25@30; cotton flannels, brown and bleached, 45@60; flannels, and wool, 40@42½c.; hoop skirts, per dozen. 15 springs, $11@$12; 20 springs, $15@$17.50; 30 springs, $18@$20; balmorals, per dozen, $24@$45
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1865., [Electronic resource], Court of conciliation — Sine die Adjournment. (search)
Court of conciliation — Sine die Adjournment. --The following business was disposed of by this Court yesterday: The suits of Cross vs. Grubbs & Williams, Baldwin vs. Adams Express Company, James & Briggs vs. C. Hennington, and Cohen vs. Myers, were dismissed. In the case of Daniel Hunt vs. G. B. Sloat, judgment was rendered for the plaintiff for $130.62 and interest and costs. Clutter vs. Ferguson & Thompson. Case removed from the docket, to be hereafter discharged by Judge Green. The Court being ready finally to adjourn sine die, took occasion to spread upon its records its acknowledgments to Major-General Alfred H. Terry for the courtesy shown by him in his intercourse with them, and their thanks to the clerk, deputy clerk and sergeant for their uniform kindness and attention; and to express to the practitioners at their bar their gratification in the retrospect of their professional and social relations which have existed between them.
Sugar.--Brown, 13@15; extra "C" and "B," 18½@19½c.; crushed and pulverized, 20½ @21 Teas.--Black, 65 @$1.45--the last a prime article; imperial, $1.25@$1.50; gunpowder; $2@$2.25. Rice.--12 Candles.--Adamantine, light weight, 30; full weight, 32; tallow, 21@a22; parafine, 45 Soap.--Common, 9@10; best washing soap, 12 Powder.--$10.50 per keg of 25 lbs. Shot.--$3.75@$4 per hag of 25 lbs. Vinegar.--Cider, 50; manufactured, 40 Cider.--Apple, 50 per gallon, Fish.--Herrings, $8@$8.50 per barrel — some $9; mackerel, No. 1, $19@$30; No. 2, $17.50; No. 3, $15.50; mess shad, in kits, $3. Leather.--Sole leather, oak, 40@45; sole leather, hemlock, 28@43; upper, 40@45; kip, per dozen, $50@$80; harness, 30 @35; calf skins, French, $50@$60; domestic, $30@$40 Wool.--Unwashed, 40@45; washed, 57@65 Venison.--Green, per lb, 12½c@16 Beef.--From store, 9 per lb. Pork.--From store, 14 per lb. Peas.--Black-eyed, $1.25 per bus
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