Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 12, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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$10 reward. --Ranaway from my house, on the 5th inst., my negro boy, Joe. He is 5 feet 4 inches high, ginger-bread color, and a butcher by trade. I will give the above reward for his delivery to me, at my house, or my stall at the Old Market. my 7--6t* Joseph Kirsh.
$25 reward --Ranaway from my store, on Tuesday morning, 15th instant, my negro Boy, Lewis Washington. He is a bright mulatto, thick act, about 5 feet high, 15 years old; had on when last seen a brown sack coat, brown pants, and a military cap. The above reward will be paid for his delivery to me. S. S. Cottrell, ap 2--ts No. 129 Main street.
Scene at Cairo --The Yankee Provost-Marshal at Cairo, finding himself wholly un to manage the noses of disreputable females who thronged the place, adopted a novel course to get rid of them, on the 25th, when a large number of them, with some of their male associates, were on board a floating craft, tied to a tree, a dozen yards or more from the leaves Despairing of ridding the town of their presence by a legitimate method, a guard out the rope, and to wing them out into the currant, cast loose and started them down to Dixie, to delight the first families of Chivalrydom. When last heard from, they were gayly floating down the broad Mississippi, nine mile below Columbus. They had hoisted the flag (a while petticoat), and if they escape the dangers of the floatile, and succeed including the vigilance of the artillery- men a For Pillow, and the Rebel gunboats, they have before has time graced the City of Memphis with their presence.
Distress and Destitution in Europe --The want of employments cresting serious distress in Europe. It is stated that in the manufacturing towns of Belgium, and principally at Ghent, over 5,000 workmen are out of employment, and much suffering for want of food prevails. The town of Blackburn, England, contains 68,000 people, nearly one-fourth of whom are now suffering privation from the scarcity of food, clothing, bedding and fuel. When the mills are in full operation 20, persons are employed, but at the present time upwards of one-third, or nearly 7,000, are wholly unemployed, at a loss to the workers of about £6.000 a week in wages. In Manchester, England during the last week in March, no less than 359 persons, dependent upon the labor of her hands for their daily bread, were idle and unable to obtain employment. In many places in France, also, there is similar distress.
$20 reward. --Ranaway from my saw mill, in Buckingham county, on Monday, May 5th, 1862, my negro man, named John. Said negro is about 22 years old, ginger-bread color, quite stout, and wide across the shoulders, and about 5 feet 4 or 5 inches high, and usually wears a cap. I bought John in March last, at the auction room of Dickinson & Hill, in Richmond, of Mr. George Turner, of Prince William county, Va., where he has a wife, and may endeavor to get back. The above reward will be paid upon his delivery to my overseer, Mr. Payne, or to myself, in Richmond. my 9--6t* Truman A. Parker.