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O. H. Browning, the successor of Senator Douglas, is said to be a particular friend of Lincoln's, and his appointment is generally esteemed unfortunate and disgusting in the extreme.

The Israelites of Shreveport, La., have given substantial evidence of their devotion to the Southern rights, by forwarding to the Caddo Rifles, 126 men, an outfit of check shirts, drawers, and socks.

Adah Isaac Menken is training horses at the North, with a view of going into the melodramatic line. She proposes to play Mazeppa and similar characters.

On Tuesday evening last an express arrived at Woodstock, ordering the militia of the place to march to Strasburg, and there await further orders.

Joseph C. Taylor, who killed Lieutenant Joseph G. Davidson, of one of the Tennessee regiments, a few weeks ago, in Lynchburg, is now in that city, awaiting trial.

A man named Eugene Seyere was shot and killed in Memphis last Monday night by some person unknown.

‘"Sons of Dixie"’ is the name of a company in Cherokee, Ala., who have offered to serve during the war.

Gen. Wm. J. Lytle, a well-known citizen of Murfresboro, Tenn., died on Saturday last.

Capt. P. H. Lee, of the Nansemond Cavalry, has purchased the celebrated trotting horse ‘"Jupiter"’ for $700.

It is stated that the editor of the Cleveland (Ohio) Herald is among the killed in the skirmish at Vienna.

Wm. H. West and B. P. Rankin, United States Marshals, are heavy defaulters to the Government.

Capt. Sterling Anderson, an old citizen of Appomattox county, Va., died on Tuesday last.

The National Intelligencer says that unless it receives assistance from its Northern subscribers, the paper must be discontinued.

The Philadelphia druggists have agreed that no quinine shall be sent to Louisville at any price.

The Galveston Civilian says that Texas will have a heavy surplus of wool from the present clip.

Mr. Wm. Sayre, who died lately in Mobile, was a dry goods merchant in Norfolk forty years ago.

Rather Late.--An exchange informs us that the Battle of Bethel Church was fought on the 10th of June, 1871.

The Missourians at Independence, Missouri, burned the telegraphic dispatches in the office at that place.

A powder mill is to be established in Washington county, Va.

Lynchburg, Va., has now eight companies in actual service.

Ripe watermelons, tomatoes, &c., have made their appearance at Albany, Ga.

Cotton blooms appeared in Randolph co., Ga., the 10th inst.

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