The election in Portsmouth
, Va, for State and city officers and representatives, is a good specimen of what Yankee rule may do for a people.
There were two tickets, which we have before us. One is headed "Administration Ticket," and bears a flag having inscribed on its folds "Free labor in Virginia
." The other is headed "People's Ticket. " The Administration ticket was elected.
F. W. Lemosey
was chosen State Senator
James W. Brownley
, a house burner, and R. E. Nash
, a plug ugly, were elected to the House of Delegates. Dan. Collins
, a New York ship caulker, was elected Mayor
Among the Councilmen is Rev. George Briggs
, a drunken minister.--The two Constables who were elected were imported, a correspondent writes us, from "h — l or Sing Sing