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$10 reward. --One of my servants, named Robert James ran off on Thursday, the 7th. He is a Ditcher, exclusively, and took off his tools with him, with a view doubtless to obtain work on his own account, to which he had been accustomed before I purchased him. I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery to me. James Lyons. P. S.--I have heard that he has seen offering himself in the lower part of the city as a well digger. J. L. [mh 19--1w]
Henrico county. --A meeting of the "State-Rights party" of Henrico county was held on Saturday last, at the County Court-House, G. M. Savage, Esq., presiding, and Mr. O. S. Taylor acting as Secretary. The object of the meeting was to nominate a candidate to represent the party in the next House of Delegates; but the attendance being small, the meeting adjourned till the first Monday in May, (Court-day.) Able addresses in favor of the South were delivered by Messrs. Jas. Lyons and John B. Young. After the adjournment of the meeting, Dr. Z. S. McGruder, the present representative in the House of Delegates, announced his intention of addressing his constituents at the time above named.
Judge Lyons' Court. --The case of the Commonwealth and Crenshaw, which has occupied the attention of this Court for several days during the past week, was up again Saturday. last, when sundry speeches were delivered, pro and con. The case (in which the accused is charged with feloniously shooting John O. Askew,) was given to the jury in the course of the day, and, after deliberating on the evidence, they returned a verdict of acquittal.
Hung Juries. --The trial of James Clendining, for grand larceny, was commenced before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, yesterday. The jury, after hearing the evidence, could not agree, and were given in charge of Deputy Sergeant Harvey Dudley for the night. Orris Harrison was put on trial for stabbing Miles McJordan. Chastain White defended him. The jury not being able to agree, were taken in charge of the Sergeant and carried to the Columbian Hotel for the night. Wm. T. Cummings will be tried for bigamy to-day. Two of his wives were in Court yesterday.
The election. We give below some additional returns, received yesterday. The vote in favor of ratifying the Ordinance of Secession is, thus far, almost unanimous. Henrico. The vote for ratification is unanimous at the following precincts: Tax amendment. For.Against. Court-House785249 Alley's5931 Dickman's8628 Hughes'3631 Sweeney's112 for House of Delegates. At the above precincts, the aggregate vote for Z. S. McGroder is 928, and for James Lyons 412. The entire vote was cast for A. R. Holladay for the Board of Public Works. Rockingham. Harrisonburg,May 23.--The vote in this town was unanimous for secession. For the tax amendment 554; against it, 2 For House of Delegates--J. H. Hopkins, 510; J. C. Woodson, 476; S. S. Walker, 166; C. Grattan, 241; R. M. Harrison, 185; J. C. Walker, 53. For Board of Public Works--Holladay, 164; Breun, 123. There will probably be 20 or 30 votes in the county against secession. One has been polled at Mo
$10 reward. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of May, a negro man named William Foster. He is a mulatto, and has a bush head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said fellow, if delivered either to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyne in Richmond. je 17--tf Thos. L. Lyne. $10 reward. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of May, a negro man named William Foster. He is a mulatto, and has a bush head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said fellow, if delivered either to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyne in Richmond. je 17--tf Thos. L. Lyne.
$10 reward. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of day a negro man named William Foster. He is a m at o and has a bushy head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said follow, if delivered author to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyaola in Richmond. Thos. L. Lyne. je $10 reward. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of day a negro man named William Foster. He is a m at o and has a bushy head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said follow, if delivered author to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyaola in Richmond. Thos. L. Lyne. je
is you have submitted with patriotic forbearance, which has only encouraged more daring usurpations. My object has been to preserve peace and avert war from the border. "With that view, Gen. Price arranged with Gen. Harney. The State government faithfully adhered to the agreement; the Federal Government manifested its disapprobation by the dismissal of Harney, and commenced proceedings utterly hostile to the agreement — waiving the dignity of Missouri. I solicited an interview with Gen. Lyons, and made propositions more honorable to the Federal Government than to Missouri, that if the Federalists would withdraw I would pledge to disband the militia, forbid the introduction of arms, protect all citizens, regardless of their political opinion, repress all insurrections, and maintain strict neutrality, and if necessary to carry out these pledges would call for Federal assistance. Nothing but a desire to avert the horrors of civil war could have induced these humiliating propositi
810 Rewakd. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of May, a negro man named William Foster, He is a mulatto, and has a bushy head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said fellow, if delivered either to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyne in Richmond. je 17--tf Thos. L Lyne. 810 Rewakd. --Ranaway from the farm of Mr. James Lyons, on the 22d of May, a negro man named William Foster, He is a mulatto, and has a bushy head, about 5 feet 10 inches high, of down look when spoken to. The above reward will be paid for the apprehension of said fellow, if delivered either to Mr. James Lyons or Dr. Ro. B Lyne in Richmond. je 17--tf Thos. L Lyne.
Habeas Corpus. --A writ of the above character was sued out before Judge Lyons, of the Hustings Court, at 12 o'clock yesterday, at the relation of a man named Wm. R. Snow. The latter was sent to this city a few weeks since by order of Gen. Beauregard, from Manassas Junction, having been found in Prince William county, where en laid by the heels for his traitorous course of conduct. The application of Major Snow for a discharge, on the grounds of illegal detention, was heard by Judge Lyons, and time taken to consider of a decision in the premises. If Judge Lyons were to instal the "Major" as a member of the Chain-Gang, it would not exactly be law of conduct. The application of Major Snow for a discharge, on the grounds of illegal detention, was heard by Judge Lyons, and time taken to consider of a decision in the premises. If Judge Lyons were to instal the "Major" as a member of the Chain-Gang, it would not exactly be lawful, but it would be exactly right and just.
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