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The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1860., [Electronic resource], Severe storm on the
Severe storm on the Plains. --By the Pony express we have advices from Julesburg, 450 miles from St. Joseph, of one of the most severe storms that was ever known on the Plains. On the 26th it blew a hurricane, accompanied by hail, until three o'clock P. M., when a heavy snow storm set in. The weather is rapidly growing cold. Emigrant trains line that station on every side, their cattle suffering more than in mid winter. It was thought that the emigrants above and below Julesburg would also suffer severely and great loss ensue. The pony was detained five hours in consequence.
Mrs. Ann E. Grymes has sold one of her farms, in King George county, Va., called Mt. Chein, containing 676 acres, to Messrs. T. I. Grymes and Charles Berry, for $9,000. Sixty-two workmen were discharged from the Gosport Navy Yard on Wednesday last mostly from the ship-building department and the bolt-driving and laboring gangs. Oliver I. Taylor, editor of the Burlington (Iowa) Journal, died on the 26th ult. He was from Wheeling, Va. A census is shortly to be taken of the inhabitants of Cuba, by order of the Queen of Spain. The last census was taken in 1836. Rev. David Clattery, a Roman Catholic priest, died at Sacramento, Cal., on the 8th ultimo. The small-pox is making sad ravages at Puerto Principe, Cuba. Entire families have been swept away by this loathsome disease. Mrs. Margaret Burns died in Baltimore, on the 2d inst., from an over-dose of opium, taken to relieve pain. The New York Tribune states that Gerrit Smith has withdrawn his libel
The Daily Dispatch: January 30, 1861., [Electronic resource], "
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Col. Gilbert C. Russell, one of the earliest settlers of Alabama, but late a resident of Washington city, died in Mobile on the 25th inst. Wm. Shriver was arrested at Memphis, Tenn., on the 25th inst., for a forgery committed at Wheeling, Va. Allen T. Caperton, Esq., and Maj. John Echols are candidates for the Virginia Convention, in Monroe county. Ex-President Tyler has been nominated in New Kent county for the Virginia State Convention. In some parts of Illinois sorghum growing and molasses making have been carried on quite extensively during the past year. The Erie Railroad was sold at New York, Monday, for $220,000. It was bought in by the trustees Robert K. Watkins, a well known merchant of Lynchburg, Va., died on the 26th inst. Ex-Senator Yulee has chartered a schooner on which to return to Florida with his family.
The Daily Dispatch: January 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National crisis. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], Bloody Encounter in
Albany, Ga. (search)
Bloody Encounter in Albany, Ga. --On Saturday, the 26th ult., a shooting affray occurred at Byington's Hotel, Albany, Ga., between Thomas Johnson and Captain Wimberley, which, after a couple of exchanges of shots, resulted in the death of Mr. Johnson and the wounding of Captain Wimberley.--Johnson, on being shot, acknowledged that he was altogether in fault, and shook hands with his antagonist.
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The American Bonapartes. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Forgery case. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 6, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Presidential inauguration. (search)
From Central America. New York, March 5. --The steamer Northern Light, from Aspinwall on the 26th, has arrived. The New Granadian Government does not ratify the treaty with the United States, saying that it is a match for either the Northern or Southern Confederacies. No tidings had been received from the Levant.
The Daily Dispatch: May 1, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Twenty-five dollars reward. (search)
In this city, Mr. Alexander Cushman, aged 36 years. The funeral will take place from the residence of Mr. S. A. Eaton, 4th street, Gamble's Hill, at 11 o'clock A. M. to-day. The friends of the family are invited to attend. In the city of Richmond, on the 26thinstant, of consumption, James A. Powell, Jr. in the 28th year of his age. Richmond and Texas papers please copy.