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mouth. --An "election" was held in Portsmouth, Va., last week. Over the head of the simon pure ticket was printed "For President, Abraham Lincoln — subject to the Union nomination." About 400 votes were cast. Dan Collins was re-elected Mayor, getting 46 more votes than his competitor, John C. Neville — P. H. Daughtry was elected Commonwealth's Attorney by a majority of 44 over Lieutenant Governor L. P. C. Cowper. The other officers chosen were Dempsey Nash, Clerk of the Court; John J. Williams, Commissioner of the Revenue; J. M. Fleming, City Sergeant; and Chas. C. Jordan, City Surveyor. and Chas. C. Jordan, City Surveyor. The Sidermen are: John W Tucker, Wm. G Webb, Thomas Kain, and L C Adams. Common Councilmen.--John H Burroughs. Thomas Kala, Thomas Moran, Mitchum Noet, P. H. Daughtry, Lemuel H Williams, A C Dunham, Joseph H Porter, Nicholas Shacklock, John Wilson, Richard McLean, and Wm Walker. Constables — Eugene Kelly, George H Johnson, Wm E Minter and John Q Ad
The exchange at Johnson's Island. --"Ash Hertz," a Confederate officer at Johnson's Jeland, in a humorous letter to a friend sandwiches in the following touch of genuine pathos: We vary our monotony with an occasional exchange. May I tell you what I mean by that? Well, it is a simple ceremony. God help us! The "exchanged" is placed on a small wagon drawn by one horse, his friends form a line in the rear, an the procession moves; passing through the gate it winds its way slowly round the prison walls, to a little grove north of the inclosure, the "exchanged" is taken out of the wagon and lowered into the earth — a prayer — an exhortation — a spade — a head board — a mound of fresh sod — and the friends return to prison again and that's all of it. Our friend is "exchanged"--a grave attests the fact to mortal eyes, and one of God's angels has recorded the "exchange" in the book above. Time and the elements will soon smooth down the little hillock which marks his lon