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False pretences. --H. B. St. Marie and Francis Storm, deserters from the Yankee army, were before the Mayor yesterday to answer the charge of obtaining of David M. David $100 in Confederate money by false pretences. David, about the 1st of December,started from this city on a hunting excursion to Rockbridge and Botetourt counties, to remain two weeks, telling his wife not to feel uneasy about him unless he overstated that time. David not returning at the time appointed, his wife became alarmed for his safety after hearing of Averill's raid; and determined to go in search of him. St. Marie, an acquaintance of David, frequently inquired for him, and learning that Mrs. D. was about to start to look him up, he proposed to go for her, at her expense. On Christmas eve Mrs. David gave St. Marie $100 to pay his expenses, and he applied for a passport, but did not get off. On the Sunday following David returned, and, learning what his wife had done, sought out St. Marie, who acknowled
Wanted — negroes. --The undersigned desire to hire for the present year the following hand 600 able bodied negro men, to be employed at our blast furnaces in the counties of Augusta, Rockbridge, and Botetourt. 200 under ground and top hands for our coal mines in Goochland and Henrico counties, 17 miles from Richmond. To ther with a considerable number of farm hands, to be employed on the farms attached to the furnaces and coal pits. Of the large number of slaves employed by us since these operations were commenced, not one has been lost by running away, to our knowledge. Should parties prefer to hire negroes and receive pay in bar iron or nails, which, in view of the scarcity of those articles, may be important to planters and others, we are willing to hire on that basis. J R Anderson & Co. Tredegar Iron Works, Richmond, Jan. 1, 1863. ja 1--6t