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The Famine in Indiais desolating the Northwestern provinces, for a thousand miles in extent. Bombay papers to the 12th of February contain the following: "Horrible accounts reach us from the Northwest Provinces of human beings dying at the rate of 400 or 500 a day; while the desolation is not even limited to the vast expanse of country from Lucknow to Lahore; for tales are now told equally appalling of the extremities to which the population of the native State of Travancore, in the South of India, are reduced by the drought, which has caused all the fruits of the earth to wither.--According to a Cochin newspaper, mothers in Travancore are selling their children as slaves, for 6d. each, that they may have wherewith to purchase bread, if only for a single day."
The delegates from Mobile, in the Alabama Convention, have published their protest against the adoption of the Confederate Constitution, without submitting it to the people. Both Houses of the Legislature of Michigan have, by large majorities, restored the ale, beer and cider clause to the prohibitory liquor law. The election in Connecticut for members of Congress and State officers, will come off on Monday, the 1st of April, and will probably bring out a very full vote. The Louisiana Convention has a resolution before it, declaring in favor of "entire free trade" with the Western States, slave and free, by the Confederated States. The Jail at Vienna, Dooly county, Ga., and a negro, confined therein, were burnt on Saturday morning last. Mrs. Lieut. Slemmer is on a visit to Burlington, N. J., and has, as usual, been "serenaded." A patent has been issued to C. A. McEvoy of Richmond, for an improvement in the mode of loading fire-arms. Lindsay M.
Twenty dollars reward. --Ran away from our mill, in Henrico county, on the 4th instant, a Negro man named Ned, about 24 years old, of dark, ginger-bread color, slender frame, about 5 feet 8 inches high, and downcast expression when spoken to. We will give the above reward of $20 if he is returned to us in this city. He is supposed to be in Charles City county. C. E.& W. E. Anderson. mh 29--4t*
Washington city appointments. --The following appointments were sent into the Senate to-day: Marshal of the District of Columbia--Mr. Lammond. City Postmaster — Richard Wallach. Navy Agent--Mr. McKim. Mr. Lammond hails from Illinois, is said to be a relative of President Lincoln, and was in law partnership with him. Mr. Lammond is at present in South Carolina as the private Commissioner of the President to Gov. Pickens, and bearer of dispatches to Major Anderson. Richard Wallach, is well-known to our citizens. He has been strongly anti-Democratic, as was evidenced in the Mayoralty election, but is, notwithstanding, a popular gentleman.--Wash. States, Wednesday.