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Danville Bank. --A called meeting of the stockholders of this institution was held on the 1st instant, and resolutions passed looking to a speedy winding up of its business. Note holders are requested to present the notes for settlement, when they will be redeemed at such rates as the proportion between the assets and liabilities of the bank seems to justify.
From Texas. The Houston Telegraph of the 1st instant reports the arrest of Mr. Elmore, late. Treasurer of the Confederate States, on the charge of using dogs to catch a freedman and of falsely imprisoning him. He was released on giving bail. At Jefferson, Texas, there are twelve thousand bales of cotton on hand and about twenty thousand bales to come in. The Matamoras Ranchero of the 19th ultimo congratulates the citizens of that place on their bravery during the late siege, and announces the complete defeat of the besiegers. It also says that several leading Liberals had accepted Maximilian's amnesty. The telegraph lines were soon to be extended from Guanajara to Tampico and Matamoras.
cond officer. Mr. Scott nominated Mr. Charles H. Brown for the third officer. Mr. Lee nominated Mr. E. H. Chalkley. The result was; Chalkley, 13: Brown, 1. For the fourth officer, Messrs. William N. Bibb, William N. Kelley and Thomas B. White were put in nomination. The result was: Kelley, 10: Bibb. 2: White, 1. For the fifth officer, Caleb Crone was nominated. Also G. A. F. Adams, T. C. Bassett and J. L. Bray. Crone received 5; Adams, 5; Bassett, 3; Bray, 1. On the second ballot there was no election. On the third ballot Mr. Crone received eight votes, and was declared elected. For the sixth officer, G. A. F. Adams, William J. Jenkins, Thomas J. Green, Augustus Snooks were put in nomi received nine votes and dams was declared elected police officer, C. H. Moore, Perrin, George W. Freeman Jenkins. Mr. Freeman received nine votes, and was declared elected A report from the Committee on Claims was received and adopted. An ordinance f
George H. Matthews, Esq., prosecuting attorney for Cumberland county, died very suddenly, of disease of the heart, at his residence, in that county, on Friday last. Mr. Matthews was an able prosecutor, and for many years held a high position at the bar of Cumberland and adjacent counties. A mail bag that left New York on Sunday night for Cleveland was stolen in the depot at Chicago on the 3d instant.
s H. Brown for the third officer. Mr. Lee nominated Mr. E. H. Chalkley. The result was; Chalkley, 13: Brown, 1. For the fourth officer, Messrs. William N. Bibb, William N. Kelley and Thomas B. White were put in nomination. The result was: Kelley, 10: Bibb. 2: White, 1. For the fifth officer, Caleb Crone was nominated. Also G. A. F. Adams, T. C. Bassett and J. L. Bray. Crone received 5; Adams, 5; Bassett, 3; Bray, 1. On the second ballot there was no election. On the third ballot Mr. Crone received eight votes, and was declared elected. For the sixth officer, G. A. F. Adams, William J. Jenkins, Thomas J. Green, Augustus Snooks were put in nomi received nine votes and dams was declared elected police officer, C. H. Moore, Perrin, George W. Freeman Jenkins. Mr. Freeman received nine votes, and was declared elected A report from the Committee on Claims was received and adopted. An ordinance fixing the salaries of the various officers of th
ded among the widows and orphans of deceased soldiers, and couriers be dispatched to the various counties, requesting the people to secrete or bury their plate. Mr. Clarke, of Campbell, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, that the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expediency of restricting the right of suffrage to a property qualification. Mr. Grattan, of Richmond, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, that the resolution adopted on the 5th instant, directing the Speaker of the House to issue a writ of election to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Littleton Tazewell, a delegate elect from the city of Richmond, and fixing Tuesday, the 12th instant, as the day of election, be rescinded; and that the Speaker be directed to issue a writ of election for the purpose aforesaid. By Mr. Clark, of Campbell — A resolution of inquiry into the expediency of establishing negro poor-houses in each county of the State, and levying
, were sold into slavery. He was, indeed, a perfect monomaniac upon the subject. He loved liberty so well that he did not suffer anybody else to have a particle of it. He monopolized it completely. The French "pursued the grand idea" in their great revolution more effectually than any people of modern times. The Guillotine was to them the type, the emblem, the sensible and tangible embodiment of that idea, and they illustrated it in fine style. Robespierre guillotined eighty a day, Sundays included, in the city of Paris alone, for nine months before his fall — all in pursuit of "the grand idea. " In the course of five years, they established five different constitutions. In each of these constitutions "slavery was forever prohibited," and, as a necessary consequence, "liberty forever established." Among existing "pursuers" of the "grand idea" we take the Emperor Alexander II. to be the most striking example. He is himself the owner of all the liberty extant in his dom
which was agreed to, that the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expediency of restricting the right of suffrage to a property qualification. Mr. Grattan, of Richmond, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, that the resolution adopted on the 5th instant, directing the Speaker of the House to issue a writ of election to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Littleton Tazewell, a delegate elect from the city of Richmond, and fixing Tuesday, the 12th instant, as the day of election, be rescinded; and that the Speaker be directed to issue a writ of election for the purpose aforesaid. By Mr. Clark, of Campbell — A resolution of inquiry into the expediency of establishing negro poor-houses in each county of the State, and levying a capitation tax on the negroes to support the paupers in the county wherein they reside. Agreed to By Mr. Clark--A resolution that the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expedie
From Texas. The Houston Telegraph of the 1st instant reports the arrest of Mr. Elmore, late. Treasurer of the Confederate States, on the charge of using dogs to catch a freedman and of falsely imprisoning him. He was released on giving bail. At Jefferson, Texas, there are twelve thousand bales of cotton on hand and about twenty thousand bales to come in. The Matamoras Ranchero of the 19th ultimo congratulates the citizens of that place on their bravery during the late siege, and announces the complete defeat of the besiegers. It also says that several leading Liberals had accepted Maximilian's amnesty. The telegraph lines were soon to be extended from Guanajara to Tampico and Matamoras.
on. Section second, inserting: The General Assembly retains to itself the power to alter all provisions in said third article. The amendment of the House, after a long debate, was adopted--fourteen to thirteen. A message from the House of Delegates, to the effect that, with the concurrence of the Senate, they will, on Tuesday next, proceed to the election of Secretary of the Commonwealth, First Auditor, Second Auditor and Treasurer. The Senate amended by fixing the day at Thursday, 21st instant. A joint resolution was adopted appointing three Senators to confer with three members of the House, in joint committee, to consider what encouragement it is proper for the State to give to immigration. Mr. Gilmer, of Richmond, offered a bill to increase the capital stock of the Richmond and Fredericksburg railroad. Referred to Committee on Roads. Mr. Trout, of Pendleton, offered a petition from Pendleton county to be restored to Virginia. A message from the Hous
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