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The Pritzes captured by the Confederate steamer Sumter released by the Spanish authorities --A telegraphic dispatch dated Boston, July 15, says: Captain White, of the bark Louisa Kelham, one of the vessels captured by the Confederate steamer Sumter, writes to the owners that he was captured July 6, the day he sailed from Cienfuegos, with 550 tons of sugar, shipped on Spanish account, and bound for Falmouth, England, for orders. He also states that it is the opinion of the Governor here that the Spanish laws won't let him (the Sumter) hold us. We expect to hear from Havana to-day. A letter from Messrs. Calmsac & Bros., at Havana, dated July 10th, says the prizes are now in the port of Cienfuegos, but would not be allowed to remain there. No more American vessels can at present find a charter from this island. Of course this caused a great excitement among American shipmasters. Another letter, dated Havana 10th, states positively that the Spanish authorities hav
The Daily Dispatch: July 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Unfortunate occurrence--five persons Drowsed. (search)
Outrageous conduct. --On Thursday last, as the steamer J. C. Swon, with German soldiers from Cape Girardeau, was passing the little town of Preston, on the Mississippi river, in this county, a large number of the soldiers commenced firing with Minnie rifles into the town, and kept up the unaccountable firing as long as the boat was in reach. Although the steamer was nearly three-quarters of a mile from the shore, the whistling of the bullets could be distinctly heard by those in the town, and the limbs were cut off a number of shade trees. Fortunately no one was hurt, but several of the Minnie balls were picked up in the street after the occurrence. This conduct on the part of the soldiers is perfectly unaccountable, as not the slightest indignity was offered to the boat by any one, nor have we heard any imputation of the disloyalty of the town's people.--Jonesboro' (Ill.) Gaz.,July 6.