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Mayor's Court, yesterday. --Carter Winston, free negro, arrested as a deserter from the 5th Louisiana regiment, was let off.--Thomas Jones, free negro, a deserter from the same regiment, having no documentary evidence of his status, was set to work in one of the batteries near this city.--Edward Mullen, arrested for stealing a pair of shoes from Mrs. Morris Kaughman, was remanded for indictment for petty larceny.--A. Richards was fined $5 for employing his wagon on the streets without a license; Wm. Travis, $5, for failing to put his initials on his hack; W. K. Smith and Green White, $5 each, for employing their wagons for hire without a license.--Summons against other parties for like violations were dismissed, the proof being insufficient to convict. The military regulations have brought up the dishonest and unworthy portion of the hackmen all standing. They now have to go according to law, or not at all.
ress to the officers and men who had so gallantly fought at Fort Donelson. Mr. Crocket, of Ky., moved that the resolution be indefinitely postponed. He had a personal interest in the matter, having had a son captured at Fort Donelson, and he was unwilling to tender thanks to the officers who commanded there, until there had been an investigation of the affair, as has been ordered by the House. He hoped she resolution would be postponed until the committee brought in its report. Mr. Smith, of Ala., thought a resolution of thanks ought never to be attended with doubt. He hoped the motion of the gentleman from Kentucky would prevail. Mr. Wilcox, of Texas, said if he could have his way he would cheerfully tender a vote of thanks to all the officers and men engaged in the defence of Fort Donelson. He regarded that as one of the most heroic struggles that had or would take place during the continuance of the war. He had the utmost confidence in Gen. Buckner, and if he had
Heavy Haul. --The house of W. K. Smith, corner of 27th street and Church Hill, was entered on Tuesday night and robbed of 400 lbs. bacon, a lot of salt, pickles, and soap. On searching yesterday, half of the bacon was found buried in the garden of a free colored woman named Ann Elizabeth Clarke, on 29th street. This person's house was tenanted by several men wearing uniforms, who were supposed to be deserters.
Hustings Court. --On Saturday the following cases were tried before Judge Lyons: Roger Kenan, indicted for stealing money from J. S. Bonyer, was convicted and sent to the penitentiary for five years. Dennis Lynch, indicted for stabbing and cutting a man named Shea, was acquitted. Antonio Solice, indicted for stealing a quantity of bacon from W. K. Smith, was convicted and sent to the penitentiary for three years.
ver bridge and 3,500 prisoners. Chattanooga, Sept. 26. --The fight at Mumfordsville was brought on by Chalmers's brigade, which was afterwards reinforced by Chestham's division. We lost 250 killed and wounded. The enemy lost 600. Col. Smith and the Lieutenant Colonel of the 9th Mississippi were killed. [Note.--General Bragg's official dispatch says the garrison surrendered without our firing a gun. The loss referred to was probably in the fight reported to have occurred a fewsays the garrison surrendered without our firing a gun. The loss referred to was probably in the fight reported to have occurred a few days prior to the surrender.] The Nashville Union, of the 23d, reports that General Bragg captured the Green River bridge and 3,500 prisoners, on the 16th inst. It also says that Gen. Curtis has succeeded in throwing his army between Smith and Bragg, preventing their junction. The capture of Green River bridge by our troops is a great loss to the enemy.
strong, of Hampshire, the Senate resolved itself into secret session; after which the doors were thrown open and a motion for adjournment was adopted. House of delegates. The House assembled at noon. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Woodbridge. Mr. Smith, member elect from Amherst, qualified as a member of the House and took his seat. Mr. Miller, of Lee, introduced a preamble and joint resolutions on the subject of peace, recommending separate State action and convention of the Statefive commissioners to meet similar commissioners from the North. The introduction of the resolutions elicited a sharp debate, and the same were indefinitely postponed by a vote of one hundred and one ayes to two noes--Messrs. Miller, of Lee, and Smith, of Russell, voting against the indefinite postponement. Mr. Duval offered a resolution in regard to the filling of the vacancy in the judgeship of the eighteenth judicial circuit, made vacant by the death of Judge David McComas. Mr. Hu
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