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Good rule.

--All the free negroes who are now arrested for petty offences are punished by being listed and turned over to the Superintendent in charge of the fortifications now being erected near this city. Cosby Rix, who never did any work in his life worth mentioning, got drunk on Monday night and trespassed on the premises of Rev. A. G. Brown. The watchmen caught him, and the Mayor put him to work where he will be able to ‘"turn an honest penny"’ under compulsion. A bird that can sing, and won't sing, must be made to sing, so says an old adage.

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