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The County Court of Ohio county, Va., has ordered a port to be opened for Congress, in face of the Ordinance of the Convention.--One of the magistrates, A. M. Jacob, entered his protest against the proceeding.

Capt. Solomon Williams, a native of Nash county, N. C., has resigned his commission in the United States Army, and returned to North Carolina, to place himself at the service of his native State.

The name of Thomas Francis Meagher has been unanimously stricken from the roll of honorary members of the Hibernian Society of Charleston.

‘"Timber is very scarce"’ in New York, (says the Charleston Courier,) when it is attempted to make a Colonel or a gentleman out of Doubleday.

‘"You were misinformed when told that I had joined the Secessionists. I am just where I was ten years ago, for the Union, and nothing but the Union."’

Col. J. A. Throckmorton, who lately resigned a Federal office, has been elected Orderly Sergeant of the Washington Home Guard, of Alexandria.

The Georgetown College Cadets have disbanded. It is rumored that the College building will be used as a barracks by the Federal troops.

As might have been expected, all the parties connected with the homicide of Cornelius Boyd, in Washington, have been released on bail.

B. Fetzer, Esq., has been chosen Quartermaster, with the functions also of Commissary, for the Tenth Legion Minute Men.

Hon. T. L. Clingman has gone to Montgomery as Commissioner from North Carolina to the Confederate States.

Such, no doubt, is the sentiment of very many of the best men of Richmond, did they but speak out.

It is said that Queen Victoria has sunk into settled melancholy since the death of her mother, and that it is feared she will not recover her mind.

The number of hogsheads of tobacco inspected in Petersburg, Va., for April, amounted to 3,671, a falling off of 601 hhds.

Field's building, next to Willard's Hote, in Washington, was totally destroyed by fire on Wednesday night.

Shad are selling in Alexandria at $8 per hundred, and herring at $5,50a$6,50 per thousand.

In honor of the President, the encampment near Lynchburg has been named ‘"Camp Davis."’

The buoys in Pamlico Sound on the Swash, and about the inlets of Ocracoke and Hatteras, have been removed.

Charles Henry Foster was notified to quit Murfreesboro', N. C., the other day, in consequence of his abolition proclivities.

A storm in New York last Monday night tore down most of the Union flags.

Another cargo of ice has arrived at Savannah from Nova Scotia.

Mrs. Lincoln is going to New York to indulge in the luxury of a little shopping.

There was a heavy fall of snow in some portions of Western Virginia last week.

A new edition of Hardee's tactics is to be issued at Memphis shortly.

The steamer Minnesota sailed from Boston on Wednesday, with sealed orders.

The family of General Robert E. Lee continue to reside at Arlington.

The Baltimore American denies that any soldier at the Relay House has been poisoned.

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