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George W. Rizer, of Piedmont, Va., has been appointed a route mail agent on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, between Cumberland and Wheeling.

Miss Rhoda Hendershott was thrown from her horse and killed, near St. Clairville, Pa., while returning from a college commencement, on the 2d inst.

Judge Logan, of Illinois, Mr. Lincoln's late law partner, and a member of the Peace Congress, is named as the probable successor of Judge McLean on the Supreme Beach.

The Union men of Harper's Ferry and Bolivar fired 44 guns in honor of the 44 majority against secession in the Virginia Convention.

Two thousand five hundred and sixty-nine men were employed in Boston on the 3d inst. in removing snow from the tops of buildings.

Miss Kate Otey died in Norfolk, Va., Thursday, from injuries received by the upsetting of a fluid lamp on the 19th nlt.

I. N. Edwards, a horse thief, was hung by a mob in Topeka. Kansas, last week, for killing an Indian.

The Cabinet will hereafter hold their regular sessions on Tuesdays and Fridays, at noon.

Gen. Hamilton has returned to Texas, to run as a Union candidate for the State Senate.

Maj. Geo. Graves, one of the oldest citizens of Knoxville, Tenu., died on Monday last.

Capt.Burton is ordered from Fortress Monroe to command the forts at San Francisco.

Second Lient, Stephen D. Ramseur, (of N. C.,) 8th Artillery U. S. A., has resigned.

Messrs.Lane and Pomeroy have been elected U. S. Senators from Kansas.

Many of the farmers on Cooper river, S. C., are more than half done planting.

There are said to be 100 men in Liverpool who are each worth $5,000,000.

There are 214 uniformed companies in Georgia, numbering 10,700 men.

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