The Committee in the Legislature appointed to consider a Freedmen's Code recommend that the matter be deferred to first Monday in February.
The Salem Press
, of Yadkin county
, late commander
of the First battalion North Carolina sharpshooters, of the Confederate Army, was brought to this place on Tuesday last, by order of the United States
military authorities, and delivered to the civil authorities of this county, under an indictment for shooting, or causing to be shot, several citizens of this county, in the month of March last.
He was committed to the county jail for trial at the next Superior Court. Captain Wilson
was severely wounded in the engagement just previous to General Lee
's surrender, causing his foot to be amputated.
He fell into the hands of the Federals
, and has been under arrest ever since.
The people of Charlotte
are enrolling for protection against thieves, who infest that town.
Messrs. Henry A. Semley
, D. L. Russell
and J. J. Yales
were chosen Counsellors of State.
This leaves three more to elect.
The Methodist Episcopal Conference of North Carolina
adjourned Tuesday night last, first passing resolutions of thanks to the Bishop
, the citizens of Raleigh
, the railroad presidents, and to Captain Garoutte
, United States Army--the latter for his kindness in furnishing ambulances.
A joint resolution was adopted, Tuesday, in the Legislature, asking President Johnson
to restore civil law in North Carolina