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e enemy. Mr. Newman, of Mason, offered a resolution for appropriating $5,000,000 for the benefit of Virginia soldiers in the Confederate service, or who may have been honorably discharged from the service, and for the families of those who may have died or been killed in the service. Mr. Christian, of Middlesex, proposed a resolution for preventing by law the traffic fin gold and sliver and in the currency of the United States during the war. The committee appointed to inform Gov. Smith and Lieut-Gov. Price of their election announced the performance of that duty, so far as the Governor was concerned, and that they had addressed Lieut. Gov. upon the subject, he being inaccessible to them in person. A bill was passed to authorize the admission of wills to record upon proof of the handwriting of the attesting witnesses, in certain cases. And a bill for the enrollment of persons between the ages of 16 and 55 years domiciled in this Commonwealth. Mr. Johnson o
a bill to refund to the State of Alabama the sum of $--, the balance due on account of the purchase of the steamer Florida, which was referred to the Committee on Claims. Mr. Foster, of Ala., offered a resolution that the President be requested to inform the House if any steps have been taken by commanding officers to enforce the provisions of the act of Congress to prevent the absence of officers and soldiers without leave. A bill was introduced by Mr. Welsh, of Miss., to place missionaries sent to our armies on the same footing with Chaplains, as to the right to transportation, and the purchase of supplies from the Quartermasters and Commissaries. Mr. Smith, of N. C., introduced a bill for the relief of families of soldiers who have died, been disabled, or become diseased in the military service. Referred to the Military Committee. After several other resolutions of inquiry had been offered and referred, the House, on motion of Mr. Swann, of Tenn., adjourned.
not guilty.--The Court acquitted him of burglary, but found him guilty of larceny, and sentenced him to receive 39 stripes. Robt. Huculus, tree negro, charged with feloniously receiving a lot of chairs, stolen from N. B. Tapscott, knowing the same to be stolen, was tried and acquitted. Tom, Henry, and Burwell, slaves, charged with breaking into a store-house of the C. S. Government and stealing 32 barrels of flour, was tried and sentenced to receive 39 lashes. Chas. Rose, charged with being engaged with the above negroes, in stealing flour, was examined and sent on for trial before Judge Lyons. Jeremiah Tibets, charged with entering the store-house of Smith, Lipscomb & Co., on the night of the 3d of December, and stealing one $20 note, was examined and remanded for trial before Judge Lyons. Tibets is a paroled Yankee prisoner. George Wise, stealing a gold watch of Geo D. Wootton, on the 5th inst., was examined and sent on for final trial before Judge Lyons.
Burglary. --A notorious negro, called John, claiming to be the slave of H. Smith, and professing to be a doctor, skilled in the administration of herbs and roots, was before the Mayor yesterday on the charge of burglariously entering Wm. Allen's house and stealing $500 worth of groceries. Important witnesses being absent, the examination was adjourned till the 22d inst., and the prisoner locked up for safe-keeping.