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opensities.--Philip Colgin, who had threatened on several occasions to make "daylight shine" through Edward Ellett, was arraigned because the latter had no particular fancy for sunny luxuries. The Mayor doubting Colgin's right to declare war on his own hook, sent him to jail in default of surety to preserve the entente cordiale.--Erbin Irvin, arrested on the complaint of Adolph Shaul, for receiving a keg of lead, knowing the same to have been stolen, was committed until 9 o'clock on the 6th of April. The defendant in this case came from Solitude, a locality prolific in vicious attainments.--Wm. J. Smith, arrested by officer Davis for getting drunk, (conveyed to the cage on a dray,) was admonished and discharged.--John Sullivan, arrested by Lieut. Carter, of the night police, for sticking a fork in the hand of Catharine, his wife, was let off — his better half considerately forgiving the slight indiscretion, and refusing to appear.--William, slave of W. M. Dade, arrested as a runaway,
[by Telegraph.] Boston,April 6.--There is great activity manifested at the Charleston Navy-Yard — over 800 persons being employed. The brig Bainbridge is ready for sea, and waiting for her crew. The steam frigates Minnesota, Mississippi, and Colorado are also nearly ready. Com. Stringham is expected to arrive early next week.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]Preparations' for War on the Confederate States.shipment of troops from New York New York,April 6. --The steamer Illinois has been chartered by the U. S. Government. The City of Baltimore will take her place, and carry out her mails. The chartered steamer Atlantic is taking in troops at the Fort in the harbor. All the forces are expected to be off for the South by the 10th inst. There is great excitement in this city, and ever off for the South by the 10th inst. There is great excitement in this city, and everybody is talking about war. Allen. [Second Dispatch.] New York,April 6, P. M.--The Atlantic sailed at 7 P. M., with from 500 to 600 troops, one company of horse, and several cannon. The Powhatan sailed this afternoon, and the Illinois and Perry follow next. Col. Holmes, U. S. A., has resigned, and other resignations are talked of. A coolness between Seward and Lincoln is reported.
Murder case. Egg Harbor, N. J.April 6. --Mary Waldenberger, and Jno. Zeller, in prison at Mayslanding, have been identified by Christina Holz, as having lived in Philadelphia in December last, when the former confessed having caused the death of her infant, instigated by Zeller, her paramour. Mary's husband was convicted of the murder, but was subsequently reprieved by the Court of Pardons. A charge of murder will be brought against Mary and John Zeller on Monday next.
Municipal elections. Portsmouth, Va.,April 6. --John O'Lawrence, Union candidate, was elected Mayor to-day by 206 majority, over Mayer Grice, who had filled the office for twelve years. Louisville,Ky.,April 7.--Ex-Mayor Delph, the Workingmen's "Union" candidate for Mayor, was elected Saturday by 1,200 majority.
The United Kingdom at Portland, &c. Portland,April 6. --The steamer United Kingdom, from Glasgow on the 23d ult., arrived here yesterday afternoon. News anticipated. The steamer John Bell, having discharged her Canadian cargo, sailed at 6 o'clock this morning for New York.
Large Fire. Fall River,April 6. --The woolen mill and machinery of the Dunlap Manufacturing Company was destroyed by fire last night.--The stock of dry goods was mostly saved.--Insurance $31,000 in Providence and Hartford offices.
The War policy. Augusta, Ga.,April 6. --Little reliance is placed in the dispatches from the North respecting war preparations; but it is universally conceded that all prefer such a policy to suspense.
Latest from Charleston. Charleston,April 6 --Night.--Gov. Pickens has just returned with his principal officers from the different posts. They report all ready.
Seizure for violation of the Virginia inspection laws. Norfolk,April 6. --The schr. Julia, of Maryland, was seized to-day for a violation of the Virginia inspection laws.
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