North Carolina Legislature.
Raleigh, Nov. 25.
--J. P. Russ
was elected Secretary of State
, over Rufus H. Page
, the present incumbent, by a majority of 36 on joint ballot.
A joint committee of four was appointed to wait upon President Davis
, to lay before him the unprotected condition of our eastern counties, before the Legislature takes any steps to raise a force of 10,000 men for their defence.
It is proposed to raise this force from men of 35 to 45 years of age.
Yesterday, Rev. Calvin H. Willey
was re-elected Superintendent of Common Schools
by a unanimous vote.
A motion to go into an election of Superior Court Judge to-day was rejected by the Senate.
The subject will be caucused on to-night for the third time.
Robert P. Dick
and Hon. Robert B. Gilliam
are the Conservative aspirants.
will get it.
No news from below.