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The Duelling case. --On Saturday the case of Messrs. E. C. Elmore and H. Rives Pollard, parties alleged to have been recently concerned in a duel, was again taken up by Justices Riddick and Lee, of Henrico, at the County Court-house. Dr. Tally, a Confederate surgeon, was called to the witness stand, whereupon, Mr. John B. Young, the Commonwealth's prosecutor, propounded questions to him similar to those which had been asked Dr. Peticolas, all of which Dr. T. declined to answer upon the ground that they might implicate him in a criminal prosecution. Mr. Young, at this stage of the proceedings, announced that he should take no further steps in the prosecution of the case till the Court of Appeals rendered their decision as to the legality of Judge Meredith's opinion releasing Dr. Peticolas from the obligation to give testimony in relation to a duel which had been fought by John M. Daniel and E. C. Elmore. Mr. Young also stated that information had reached him which i
calendar and advanced to a second reading. Mr. Hunter, of Berkeley, introduced a resolution inviting Colonel J. S. Mosby to a privileged seat in the House; and a committee being appointed, waited upon Colonel Mosby and conducted him to a seat beside the Speaker's chair. A recess of the House was taken, and the members and visitors were introduced to the guest of the House by the Speaker, and the Colonel was congratulated heartily on his recovery from his recent dangerous wound. Mr. Riddick submitted to the House a series of patriotic resolutions, adopted at a meeting of the Ninth Virginia infantry, Army of Northern Virginia, repledge themselves to a continuance of the struggle until our independence is achieved: The resolutions were laid on the table and ordered to be printed: The order of the day, the election of a Superintendent of the Penitentiary, was gone into by the two Houses in joint session, and the election resulted in the choice of Colin Bass, Esq., the pres
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