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Fast day. We publish on our outside page the Proclamation of President Davis, for a National Fast, to-morrow. We trust the day will be strictly observed through all the Confederate States; that all places of business will be closed, and that especially establishments for the sale of liquor will not dispense the means of feasting and frolicking on a day of fasting and prayer.
A good suggestion. A Staunton correspondent, after giving an account of the surprise at Phillippi, urges the propriety of sending Henry A. Wise, with his partisan Legion, at once to Northwestern Virginia. He adds: Gen. Wise is the very man for that country and that people. He can do more with them and for them than Gen. Beauregard himself. Please say to Gen. Wise, that it is suggested that he visit President Davis without delay, and request the loan of the 600 Choctaw warriors in or about Norfolk, for four weeks only. Gen. Wise, commanding his Legion and our Choctaw friends, could settle little matters of difference which might arise between themselves on the one hand, and Carlile, late of Dayton, Rockingham county, Va., Brown of Preston, Major Gen. McLeland, of Ohio, and the crawling sympathizers with Seward and Lincoln on the other, in one lunar month; rest assured of this. Our young men who went from this county (Augusta) are noble youths; but, my dear Editors, the
home manufacture. Indeed, the rifles, as well as the knives, were nearly all made here in the mountains, and if not the most polished weapons, are certainly most efficient and deadly. The most patriotic feelings actuated all, and all seemed anxious to meet the invader, who comes to disturb our peace, and commit his barbarities upon our people, who have never wronged or injured him, and who only ask to be let alone. A lad, hardly in his teens, bore a fine rifle, and as arms were scarce, Col. Davis asked him to give it to one of the men. He positively refused, declaring that he had come to fight himself, and sincerely regretted than the rumors were false, as he hoped to have decked his shot-pouch with the scalp of an Abolitionist. His reply occasioned a great deal of interest in the young soldier, and he was encouraged by the applause of the crowd. Mr. Price, the member from this county to the Convention, applauded his resolution, and tendered him the hospitalities of his house, wh