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to who should fill be office was necessarily left chiefly to the There were several persons voted for after a good deal of unavoidable delay, it is that Mr. Benjamin F. Beall, of Jefferson county, has the largest vote out of the considered at the Capitol. Properly returnable. The Enquirer states that the army vote has been ruled out as not provided for by law with reference to this office. The same paper states that Mr. Geo. W. Murphy, of Shenandoah, intends to contest Mr. Beall's election on the ground that the disturbed state of the district prevented compliance with the law in forwarding returns within the time specified. He claims to have received 300 votes in Shenandoah, which have not reached the Department. The Executive, acting under the law, has awarded the return to Mr. Beall, and he has been duly commissioned. He is an intelligent gentleman; has been for some years connected with the Virginia press in the Valley, and has proved his devotion to the Southern c