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The snow. We waked up yesterday morning to find it snowing f ma y! a very uncommon occurrence in this lan so early in the reason. We recollect, indeed but one fall of snow at all comparable to this so early in the season, and that was in the year 1820, and on the 2d day of November. That was one of the deepest we ever saw in this latitude — the very deepest, we believe, except one which fell in April 1825. The day of the month we do not recollect; but it was the same day with the election in Hanover county. Elections were held at that time, under the old Constitution of 1775, on the County Court-day of each county, and we are induced to remember this particular day from the fact that numbers of persons were deterred from going from this city to cast their voice in Hanover. The old freehold system was then in operation, and every man had a right to vote in any county in which he held land enough to make him a voter. Numbers of Richmond residents held freeholds in Hanover. I
at them the contents of a loaded gun. The examination was heard before the Recorder because first brought before him in the absence of the Mayor.--The two girls were not present, the wounds received by them precluding any such idea, both being badly injured. The case was continued until Monday. Simon did not look like a vicious d key, and it is said that the evidence will establish the fact that he was only "fooling," and had no intention to commit an offence when he discharged the gun in the direction he did. Called Courts.--A special session of the Hustings Court will convene to-day, at 11 o'clock, at the City Hall, to examine severally into the cases of Wm. E. Jones, charged with killing H. Snow on Broad street last Sunday; Francis Fawley, for robbing J. B. Randall, a paroled soldier, of $19.30, on the 2d of November, at one of the hospitals, and James Jones, for stealing a trunk and contents belonging to Capt. J. G. Hawthorn, near the Danville Depot, one night last week.