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mdze. and passengers, D. & W. Currie. Steamer Virginia. Kelly, Philadelphia, mdze. and passengers. C. P. Cardozo. Sailed, Steamship Jamestown, Skinner. N. York, mdze. and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Schr. Motive, McNamar, Norfolk, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Mary Willis, North, Baltimore, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Isabella Thompson, Corson, N. Y., mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Blackbird, Compton, Boston, D. & W. Currie. Charleston, F Steamer Virginia. Kelly, Philadelphia, mdze. and passengers. C. P. Cardozo. Sailed, Steamship Jamestown, Skinner. N. York, mdze. and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Schr. Motive, McNamar, Norfolk, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Mary Willis, North, Baltimore, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Isabella Thompson, Corson, N. Y., mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Blackbird, Compton, Boston, D. & W. Currie. Charleston, Feb. 27. Arr'd, schr. Chief, Norfolk.
derable additional cost for fuel and oil on the steam vessels, when they are employed in duty on foreign stations. the cost of provisions required for maintaining in commission vessels of the different classes has rapidly increased during the last seventeen years, and was, in 1860, as follows: steam frigate$52,488 81 Sailing frigate44,531 75 steam sloop, first class33,180 42 Sailing sloop, first class18,746 00 steam sloop, second class14,996 80 Sailing sloop, second class16,871 40 Steamer, third class7,873 32 sloop, third class12,122 20 the comparative cost of mechanical labor at the several navy-yards, for 1840 and 1860, are thus given: 1840.1860.Increase per cent.Decrease per cent Portsmouth$1 46$1 9432.9 Boston1 821 946.6 New York1 781 938.4 Philadelphia1 702 0319.4 Washington1 481 8223.0 Norfolk1 801 968.9 Pensacola2 582 493.5 Mare Island4 39 99.23.5 Average increase in the several yards, (Mare Island excepted,) 13,7 per cent.
Anthony Dewbry, represented to hail from Norfolk, and to be amenable to the vagrant law, was arrested Thursday night for getting drunk and falling about the streets. The Mayor committed him yesterday until arrangements for sending him back could be made.
United States Treasury. --The amount in the U. S. Treasury on the 25th ult., subject to draft, was $2,625,900, of which $11,792 was in Richmond; $48,897 in Norfolk, and $300,000 in New Orleans. The last named sum, however, we should hardly think was "subject to draft." A transfer of $5,000 was ordered to Norfolk. United States Treasury. --The amount in the U. S. Treasury on the 25th ult., subject to draft, was $2,625,900, of which $11,792 was in Richmond; $48,897 in Norfolk, and $300,000 in New Orleans. The last named sum, however, we should hardly think was "subject to draft." A transfer of $5,000 was ordered to Norfolk.
It is reported that the Great Eastern will sail for New York in March. The wife of President Davis was serenaded in New Orleans, on the night of the 25th ult. Col. Pickett, late United States Consul at Vera Cruz, has resigned his post. On Thursday 1,100 bales of cotton reached Norfolk from Memphis.
All left. --The squadron before Vera Crus has been reduced to the frigate Macedonish.--The flagship Cumberland has gone to New York, the Pocahontas and Powhatan to Norfolk, and the Sabine and St. Louis are hovering about Pensacola.
How Sound Travels. --The Norfolk papers are noticing some remarkable cases of the distance sounds can be heard in that vicinity — The Argus gives these two: The signal gun of the Receiving Ship Pennsylvania is generally heard on the sea shore, in an easterly direction from the city. The flash of light caused by the discharge, is also very often distinctly seen at a distance of about fifteen miles. Christ Church bell has been heard at Kempsville, a distance of about eight miles in a straight line Some years ago, the beating of a dram was very distinctly heard at London Bridge, in Princess Anne county, about thirteen miles in a direct line from the city. But the drum was supposed at the time to be connected with a band that was playing at Fort Monroe--distant in a direct line between eight and ten miles.