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A man shot at the penitentiary. --On Friday night last, a man named Johnson, from Princess Anne county, a convict, who had been pardoned the day before by Governor Letcher, returned to the penitentiary, and approached one of the sentinels, who hailed him. Johnson replied, "I am coming to you, " when he failed to do. The senti had been pardoned the day before by Governor Letcher, returned to the penitentiary, and approached one of the sentinels, who hailed him. Johnson replied, "I am coming to you, " when he failed to do. The sentinel then fired, the ball entering the chest of Johnson, and inflicting a wound from which he died in about twenty minutes. had been pardoned the day before by Governor Letcher, returned to the penitentiary, and approached one of the sentinels, who hailed him. Johnson replied, "I am coming to you, " when he failed to do. The sentinel then fired, the ball entering the chest of Johnson, and inflicting a wound from which he died in about twenty minutes.
Breaking into a C. S. Warehouse. --Last Saturday morning two men, who gave their names as Joseph Johnson and John Shinn, were arranged before the Mayor to answer the charge of breaking into a C. S. warehouse, on Cary street, and stealing a quantity of clothing belonging to U. S. prisoners. The prisoners, it is supposed, entered the building through a window, and when detected, and arrested by the military guard, had forced open several boxes of goods, preparatory to removing them. They are supposed to have had accomplices outside, who were to take away the plunder, but these the guards failed to capture. The Mayor adjourned the investigation till to-morrow, and committed the prisoners to jail.