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and trusting in the justness of our cause, we appeal to Him, that He may set at naught the efforts of our enemies, and put them to confusion and shame: Now, therefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, in view of the impending conflict, do hereby set apart Friday, the 15th day of November, as a day of fasting, humiliation, and prayer; and I do hereby invite the Reverend Clergy, and the people of these Confederate States, to repair on that day to their usual places of public worship, and to implore the blessing of Almighty God upon our arms, that He may give us victory over our enemies, preserve our homes and altars from pollution, and secure to us the restoration of peace and prosperity. Given under my hand and the seal of the Confederate States, at Richmond, this thirty-first day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one. Jefferson Davis. By the President: R. M. T. Hunter, Secretary of State. no 1--eodt15N
Drowned. --James B. Gill, of the neighborhood of Millville, in this county, was drowned in Elk river, at Patterson's Ford, a short distance this side of the Giles line, on Thursday of last week. He was on his return home from Huntsville, with his wagon, and, on arriving at the river, he ungeared the mules in the lead, and mounted one of them, trusting to his servant, a valuable negro man, to follow with the other mules and the wagon. He reached the opposite bank in safety; but, on turning around, discovered that the current was sweeping the vehicle down the stream. He plunged into the water to afford whatever assistance he could, and in the struggle was drowned, together with his negro and two mules. Mr. Gill was about fifty years of age, was highly respected, and leaves a large family.--Fayetteville9 Observer, Oct. 31.
esterday, and who left Louisville on Friday last, and passed through Henderson, reports that only a few Federal troops are at the latter place, and none between there and Hopkinsville. A dispatch in the New York Times, date at Washington, October 31, says there is again great slackness in the way of enlistments, especially in the larger States. Enlistments are so few that the War Department propose to again return to the system of accepting men directly, without the interposition of StateDepartment propose to again return to the system of accepting men directly, without the interposition of State authorities. The New York Harald's Washington dispatches of October 31st, state that President Lincoln informed certain United States Senators, who called upon him to know when a forward movement would take place that the responsibility of such a movement was left with Gen. McClellan, and that it was the purpose of the Executive to sustain him in undertaking whatever he advises.
Indictments for treason in Cincinnati. Cincinnati, Oct. 31. --The Grand Jury in the United States Court, in this city, on yesterday, found true bills against James M. Menowith, James A. Skiff, and Thomas B. Lincoln, charged with treason.
The Jury in the Privateer case. New York, Oct. 31. --The jury in the case of the privateers of the Savannah stood eight for conviction and four for acquittal.