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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Methodist Conference--Education, &c. Hampton. Va., Nov. 11. The Methodist Protestant Conference is now in session. It was to have met on yesterday; but owing to the election. we suppose the delegates were prevented from attending sooner than to- day. The delegation is small, owing probably to the same cause. Mr. J. B. Cary's Academy is in a very flourishing condition, something like 120 scholars having entered up to this time. Chesapeake Female College has about fifty scholars — rather a small number when we reflect upon the fact that there are accommodations sufficient for three times that number.--It is well located, healthy and accessible. The weather has been very pleasant for more than a week; to-day it is raining, with every prospect of its continuing several days. The Baptist Church here having been sometime without a pastor, on last Sabbath extended a call to Rev. G. F. Adams, of Baltimore. It is thought h
Baltimore, Nov. 11. -- Arr'd, schr. Jos. Holmes, Richmond.
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Decision in the case of the fugitive murderer Anderson. (search)
Judge Lyons' Court. --The regular quarterly term of this Court commenced, in the City Hall, at 11 o'clock yesterday. The Court House was crowded — over 200 of the sovereign people, summoned as jurors, appearing at the time. The first criminal case called was that of Lorenzo W. Frazier, charged with burglariously entering the office of J. N. Davis & E. E. Orvis, on the 11th day of November last, and stealing sundry articles of wearing apparel. A jury being selected, the trial proceeded till 3 o'clock, when a recess was taken till 4. Messrs. White, Bayly, and Lucas, appeared for the accused.
South Carolina Legislature--exciting debate--10,000 Volunteers to be raised — speeches of Judge McGrath, Mr. Yancey and others--Minute Men--&c.,&c. Charleston, S. C., Nov. 11. --Mr. DeSassure, from the Committee of Ways and Means, reported a bill recommending the postponement of the act requiring the banks to have one-third gold and silver in their vaults for two-thirds of their whole issue. It was unanimously adopted. The necessity of prompt action for the relief of the banks was strongly urged. It is reported that expresses are daily bringing bills from the surrounding States, and other demands for specie are daily being made. A bill will be introduced to provide police in relation to persons coming from States hostile to the South. Mr. Aldrich made a report from the Committee on Federal Relations, amending the Senate bill calling a convention of the people of the State, and recommend that an election be held on the 6th of December, instead of January, and
From Washington. Washington, Nov. 11. --Events are transpiring at the South which continue to cause much solicitation in prominent circles, particularly the fixing of an earlier day than was anticipated, and this by a unanimous vote of the Legislature of South Carolina, for the meeting of a State Convention. The President continues to receive pressing appeals to issue an address to the South, but there is now no indication that any political publication will emanate from him before his annual Message to Congress.
From Central America. New York, Nov. 11. --The steamer Tennessee, from Vera Cruz on the 7th, has arrived. Juarez had granted an extension of the Chaunthill Charter. The Constitutionalists were still before Guadalajara. The country was in a dreadful state of excitement.
Six schooners ashore. Oakville, C. W., Nov. 10. --Six schooners, viz: The Antelope, Great Western, Brainard, Gem and two others were driven ashore here during the gale last night. No lives were lost.
The election in Texas. New Orleans, Nov. 11. --The few returns received indicate that Texas has gone largely for Breckinridge.
Winter in Austria. --A letter from Vienna, dated Nov. 11th, says: "So heavy has been the fall of snow, and so great the drift, that we have been cut off from all communication with the outer world, during 48 hours, but this morning the three outstanding English mails came in."
er hundred pounds. The militia of the District of Columbia, in view of the times, is beginning to show itself on parade. Under the law requiring it, the parades of the 39 and 4th regiments were held by Cols Bright and Smith on the 17th inst., on their respective regimental grounds and marched to the eastern Capitol Grounds, forming the 2d brigade, under command of Brig. Gen. Hickey by whom it was reviewed. The 1st regiment of the District militia also has orders to parade on the 11th of November. Its chief officers are Col. Bacon and Lt. Col. English Latterly, instruction of officers of different regiments has taken place at the Columbian Armory, under Brigade Major and Inspector Mares. Our best resident citizens are expected to appear in these organizations. The increase of the mail matter to this city, since the accumulation of the soldiery here is stated at more than two hundred fold.--The estimated number of letters received and assorted for the quarter ending Sept. 3
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