Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: October 27, 1863., [Electronic resource].
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Earthquake in England. --A strong shock of an earthquake was felt in England on the night of the 5th inst. Doors were broken open, crockery ware broken and clocks, stopped. It extended to Bristol, to Taunton, to Exeter, to Swansea, and to many miles out at sea. In some places a deep rumbling noise was heard. At Nottingham the noise resembled the sound of a heavy carriage approaching. Mr. Charles Dickens describes the sensation he experienced: He says that he was awakened by a violent swaying of his bedstead from side to side, accompanied by a singular heaving motion. It was exactly as if some great beast had been crouching asleep under the bed and was shaking itself and trying to rise. The shock appears to have been felt the most in the midland and west midland counties.
Earl Russell's treatment of Mr. Mason. --The London Court Journal, of the 5th inst., says: It is asserted that Earl Russell returned Mr. Mason's letters unopened, and refused to see him. This is an unfounded accusation. Lord Russell simply declined to recognize the Confederate envoy in any official way, which would have been done had he received dispatches through Mr. Mason's hands from Mr. Davis, and granted Mr. Mason private diplomatic interviews.
The American question in England. Reply of Mr. Lindsay to Earl Russell--the acceptance of Maximilian, &c. At the annual meeting of the Middlesex (Eng.) Agricultural Society, on the 14th inst., addresses were delivered by the Lord Chief Baron and by Mr. Lindsay, M. P. The former spoke upon agricultural topics, but Mr. Lindsay, in responding to the toast, "The House of Commons," touched upon the American question. He said: He believed there were some great questions on which he was afraid the Government did not altogether represent the opinions and sentiments of the people or of the House of Commons. The noble Earl at the head of the Foreign Office, when speaking the other evening as a member of the Government and a leader of the Executive, said he thought the sympathies of the majority of the people of this country were in favor of a particular section of those who were now engaged in a great civil war in America. He might have been speaking his own sentiments when he
The late advance towards Abingdon. --The Bristol (Tenn.) Advocate gives us some further particulars of the second occupation of that place on the 15th ult. Writing on Thursday last, the editor says: The enemy advanced from Blountville on Thursday morning and entered Bristol at about 12 o'clock. The enemy from Zollicoffer formed a junction here about the same time and immediately pursued our retreating army in the direction of Abingdon. They only followed us some six miles, when Col. Witcher's cavalry met them and gave them battle. They thought they had run against a large army, and, alter exchanging some twenty or thirty shots from their artillery, retreated in this direction, saying that the rebels had been reinforced by at least 20,000 men. In this skirmish we killed three and wounded ten of their number. No casualties on our side. Had our forces then turned upon them, as they should have done, we could have killed and captured hundreds of their fleeing forces;
The situation at Charleston. The Washington correspondent of the New York Times, writing to that paper on the 21st inst., gives the following facts relative to the attitudes of the naval and land commander at Charleston: People are deceived when they the temporary full of operations before Charleston is the result of a difference of opinion between the army and navy commanders. Nothing could be wider of the mark. It is only the importance of individuals, who in their eager desire ave Charleston in our possession, have been compelled to witness a necessarily slow, but thus for prosperous siege, that has led them to assign cause for a delay, the nature of which must be, for prudential reasons, withheld from them. It is of no use to deny that so far as the cooperation of the navy and army is concerned the relation is as firm as the military situation can possibly make it. Admiral Dahlgren will probably take the next forward step, which he has intimated his intention to do a