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y, lumber, R. H. Whitlock & Son. Schr. D. K. Hopkins, James River, wheat, S. McGruder's Sons. Schr. Star, Eastern Shore, potatoes, A. Millspaugh. sailed, Steamship Virginia. Kelley, Philadelphia, mdze. and passengers, C. P. Cardozo. Steamer Belvidere, Keene, Baltimore, mdze. and passengers, D. & W. Currie. Schr. Jonas Sparks, down the river light. Schr. St. Cloud, Gwatney, Smithfield, mdze. Sloop New Packet. Gray. Smithfield, mdze. Providence,Dec. 5.--Sl'd. schr. Fair Dealer, Norfolk. 6th--Sl'd. schr. Leading Breeze, Rarpantiock. New York. Dec. 7.--Cl'd, schr. Mary Smith, Fredericksburg, Arr'd, schr. Rotten, Norfolk. Cotte, Nov. 13--Arr'd, brig Samson, Robinson, Norfolk. and sailed 15th for Genoa. Liverpool. Nov. 20.--Sl'd, ship Morning Star, McKenzie, City Point. Entered for ldg., 21st, ship Swinemunse, Lange, Hampton Roads. Philadelphia. Dec. 7.--Cl'd. steamer City of Richmond, Richmond; schrs. Mary Norfolk; An
In addition to this complete outfit, there have been provided India rubber mattresses, pillows, and blankets lined with rubber cloth, India rubber bottles (pints and quarts) for medicines. These are intended for the comfort of the sick, if any there be. Their camp buckets and other utensils are also of rubber goods. The company are daily expecting one hundred improved stand of arms, with cartridge boxes, cap pouches, etc. Disunion in the United States. [From the London Times of December 5th.] The feelings which now divide the United States into antagonists far more bitter than those of diverse languages and races, are themselves facts which cannot be reasoned away, and they have an irresistible bearing on the practice of slavery — they must tend to tighten the grasp of the slave-owner on the one hand, and, on the other, to provoke the fanaticism and the ingenuity of the abolitionist. The Southern States see in this election a pledge of further and still more unscrupulou
The California Pony Express. Fort Krarney, Dec. 18. --The Pony Express bound East passed at two o'clock this morning, leaving the following summary of Pacific news: San Francisco, Dec. 5--3 P. M. --The Pony Express, with St. Louis advices to the 21st and Fort Kearney 23d, arrived at San Francisco last evening. The Secretary of State on the 3d inst. opened and counted the official returns of the late election, declaring the following result:--Lincoln 38,721; Douglas 37,964; Breckinridge 33,971; Bell 9,113; scattering 170: total 119,807. The people voted against calling a Constitutional Convention by a majority of only 173. The vote for paying the State debt was largely in the ascendant. This debt amounts to between two and three millions of dollars, which should have been legalized in 1857, when the entire State debt was legalized by a vote of the people; but by a mistake of the State Comptroller, a large enough amount was not then submitted to th
Virginia military Institute. --During their late session in this city, the Visitors decided to allow the absent officers of this institution until the 5th day of December next to make their election between remaining in the army and returning to their posts at Lexington. --The officers absent are Colonel Francis H. Smith, Principal, stationed with his command near Norfolk; Professor Gilham, in command of a regiment under General Lee; Professor Jackson, a Brigadier General in the Army of the Potomac; and Professor John T. L. Preston, also, we think, with Gen. Jackson. Some, at least, of these men, could not well be spared from the field of active operations. If these gentlemen prefer active service, the Board will in December, after having advertised for applicants, proceed to supply their places. There are many cadets now ready and desirous to enter upon their studies, and the Board formally admitted more than a hundred at its recent meeting.
Circuit Court --Judge Meredith presiding.--The case of John A. Worsham against the Mayor of the city, for a mandamus, was continued yesterday, at the instance of the defendant, until the fifth of December. The case of Wm. Burns, on a petition for a writ of prohibition, was continued to the same day. Robert Ould yesterday qualified to practice law in this court.
Progress of the War.from the North. We continue our summary of Northern news this morning from the latest papers received in this city. The New York Herald, of the 5th December, came to hand last Monday night; but have made some extracts in our edition of the 9th, from a Northern paper of that date, we find but little else of interest to transfer to our columns: Excitement in Paducah — quarrel among the Generals. The St. Louis Democrat, of the 2d instant, publishes the following dispatch: Cairo. Nov. 28.--On Tuesday last a Secessionist in Paducah, by the name of Woolfolk, hung a secession flag out of his window as some of our troops were passing by, and hurrahed for Jeff. Davis. The man had done the same thing before, on several occasions, and the matter was reported to Gen. Smith, but he refused to interfere. This refusal of Gen. Smith caused great indignation among the troops, and doubts of his loyalty were freely expressed in Paducah. The matter having be
a shower of shell; but as the party retreated as soon as the building was fired they sustained no injury. Yesterday afternoon the Federal fleet in the roads had increased to sixteen or eighteen, for what purpose, remains to be explained. The new comers are said to be old and rusty looking sailing vessels, resembling whalers and are probably a portion of those that have been collected for sinking in the entrance Southern harbors. Latest from Tybre. The Savannah News, of the 5th December, says: The steeple of the Exchange was occupied nearly all day yesterday, by persons with glasses. observing the Yankee fleet in the harbor. Late in the evening we went up and took a view of the ships, which then numbered sixteen inside of the bar. From persons who arrived in the afternoon in the Ida, we learn that the same number of vessels as on Wednesday are still anchored it the Roads, Day before yesterday a brig was stripped as if for the purpose of being sunk, and on ye
it as a step in the way of conciliation by removing financial obstacles to the restoration of tranquility. From Missouri — movements of Ren M'Cullochand Gen Price — communication betweenKansas city and Independence cut off &C. Rolla, Mo., Dec. 5 --Advices from the Southwest say that Ben. McCulloch has gone into winter quarters on Pea Ridge, near Bentonville, Benton county, Arkansas, where he is putting up barracks for his troops. Nothing definite is known of the movements of Grice's army, under Captains Young and Wheatley, killing seven and wounding ten of them. Among the killed was Capt. Young. None of the citizens were killed or severely wounded. Three of the wounded rebels have since died. Sr. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 5.--Gen. Prentice made a speech to a large crowd of citizens yesterday, in which he said, "As God is my judge, every Secessionist in this city shall take an oath of allegiance to the United States Government, and to support the Stars and Stripes, o
in the South Meadow, for the Government, and asked the Col. for his terms for factory, machinery, grounds and all. Col. Colt wished time for consideration, and the story is he has quite recently sent a letter to Mr. Cameron, offering his whole concern for five millions of dollars — every thing to be Included for this sum, except his own private dwellings and grounds contiguous. We give the story as it goes, without vouching for its accuracy. The Western Virginia Convention. Wheeling, Dec. 5 --The Convention to day abolished the system of voting viva voce in the Legislature, substituting that of voting by ballot. Mr. Burley, of Marshall county, offered a resolution to inquire into the expediency of requiring all attorneys to take the oath of allegiance. Also of allowing no person to sue in the courts who is disloyal to the Government. A Confederate steamer passed at sea. New York, Dec. 6. --The ship Yorkshire, from Liverpool, reports: "Nov. 28, passed a
people against assisting it, and requiring those already engaged in carrying it on to disband and desist from their purposes. A bill authorizing a majority of the stockholders of the People's Bank to remove the bank from Bowling Green to Louisville, passed. A bill allowing the Bank of Ashland to issue notes of a less denomination than five dollars, passed. We take the following proceedings of the Kentucky Legislature of the 3d inst., from the Cincinnati Commercial, of the 5th of December. Mr. Allen offered a series of resolutions, from which we extract the following: Resolved, That all the citizens of Kentucky who are in arms against the National Government, are guilty of treason according to the tenets of every political party that ever existed in this nation. Resolved, That slaves are property, and as such, according to the uniform rule and practice of civilized warfare, are subject to capture and confiscation when their owners are in arms against the G
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