ting a State, reported by the select committee on a division of the State, this morning, by a vote of fifty to twenty-eight.
The boundary as fixed includes the counties of Logan, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas, Webster, Randolph, Tucker, Preston, Monongahela, Marion, Taylor, Barbour, Upshur, Harrison, Lewis, Braxton, Clay, Kanawha, Boone, Wayne, Cabell, Putnam, Mason, Jackson, Roane, Calhoun, Wirt, Gilmer, Ritchie, Wood, Pleasants, Tyler, Doddridge, Wetzel, Marshall, Ohio, Brooke, and Hancock.
A provision was incorporated permitting certain adjoining counties to come in if they should desire, by expression of a majority of their people to do so. The ordinance also provides for the election of delegates to a Convention to form a constitution; at the same time the question for a new State or against a new State shall be submitted to the people within the proposed boundary.
The election is to be held on the 24th of October.
The name of the new State is to be Kanawha.--National I
ested against a tree and fired three shots at Major Smith.
Fortunately none of them took effect.
After vainly endeavoring to draw the rebels from the wood, the party rejoined the main body under the direction of the major, and rode to Vienna, and thence to Hunter's Mills.
When near the latter place, Capt. Wilson and Lieut. Stetson discovered a rebel who was endeavoring to make his escape.
They dashed off after him and soon returned into camp with him as a prisoner.
When introduced to Gen. Hancock, the latter said : Ah!
Vollin, I am glad to see you — we have been looking for you for some time past.
He is said to be a spy, and a most notoriouspicket murderer.--Philadelphia Press, December 20.
The United States Marshal Hiram Dunn arrested at St. Albans, Vt., Mrs. Meyer, the wife of a German Jew residing in New York, who had been acting as a messenger between the rebels who congregate in Montreal and the South.
She was extremely violent for a few minutes, but found it best to