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Arrived, Steamship Jamestown, Skinner, N. York, mdse. and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Sailed, Schr. Manchester, Nelson, New York, mdse., D. & W. Currie. Schr. S. R. Allen, Baker, Norfolk, light. Bristol, Feb. 3.--Sailed, schr. H. B. Metcalf, Norfolk. Philadelphia, Feb. 5.--Cleared, schr. Star, Norfolk. New York, Feb. 5.--Cleared, schr. Oronoco, Norfolk. Charleston, Feb. 5.--Arrived, schr. R. Hughlett, Norfolk.
Liberality. --Messrs. Watts and Yancey, delegates to the Alabama Convention, have exhibited a species of liberality not often met with amongst the public servants of the people, by returning to the State as a donation the amount received for their services during the setting of the Convention.
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.from Wythe. Wytheville, Feb. 5, 1861. Since my last, we have had rain, snow, and a general mixture of the elements. No mail from your city has reached here since the 1st inst — the trains on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad being unable to pass through, on account of the numerous slides — the worst of which is at Clark's Summit, some 20 miles from this place. The "Champion of America,"the renowned John C. Heenan, arrived at this place yesterday evening on the Eastern train; of course he was greeted with rounds of huzzas by the "boys," and followed and tormented by the "curious."The frogs that were showered upon the Egyptians could not have been a worse plague than this. Such fame! Save us, we pray, from the plaudits of "Young America." Mr. Kent is elected to the Convention — an able representative. We shall certainly expire if you don't soon send us the Dispatch. If "Uncle Sam" can't afford to put the mail thr<
The returns from the Convention election come in slowly, but enough is ascertained to know that the Conservatives will have a very large majority over the Prompt Activists.--Of Secessionists per se, there are not perhaps a dozen elected. We give the following returns: Pittsylvania, (Official.--Tredway, Conservative, 1,999; Sutherlin, Conservative, 1,715; Witcher, P. A., 661; Carrington, P. A., 954. Henry elects Peyton Gravely, Conservative, by 388 majority. Franklin.--Early and Saunders, Conservatives, are elected. Monroe--Elects Caperton and Echols, Conservatives. Majority for reference 700. Prince Edward.--Jno. T. Thornton, Conn., 353; B. J. Worsham, P. A., 183. The majority against reference is 472. Page.--P. P. Borst, P. A., is elected. Hardy.--Pendleton and Hammond, Conservatives, elected by 400 majority. The majority for reference is 1,350. Appomattox.--L. D. Isbell, P. A., no opposition. Majority against reference 250.
L. I. Blues. --This company, which bids fair to flourish under Capt. Wise's command, as in days of yore, has adopted the grey uniform for regimental parades. The favorite blue uniform has not been discarded, but will be worn at company parades and anniversary festivals.