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An Unkind cut. The "unkindest cut of all," among the many which John Bull has administered of late to Brother Jonathan, is the declaration of a leading London journal, that "the Yankees care nothing for the negro, but everything for the money," To hear a paper from beneath the shade of Exeter Hall taunting Mr. Doodle with hypocrisy upon the negro question, and having no object in view in this war but a sordid and selfish one! All the crocodile tears and doleful ejaculations of New England philanthropy has failed to impose upon the keen-sighted and unimpassioned common sense of Old England. It sees that the war is not to gratify philanthropy, but to save five hundred millions a year, which will be lost if the "glorious Union" is permanently dissolved, and that the only secession which troubles the North is the secession of that amount of money annually from Northern coffers.
Quartermaster's office, Army of the Confed, States, Richmond, Va.may 8th, 1861. Notice.--All persons are hereby notified that no contracts for Quartermaster supplies for the army of the Confederate States in this city will be paid, unless the purchase has been authorized by a written order from the undersigned. W. L. Cabell, Maj. and Q. M. my 8--1m C. S. A.
Hon. George W. Summers. --A telegraphic dispatch from Washington to the New York Herald, speaking of the Union sentiment in this State, says: "Accounts from Virginia indicate a steady invigoration of the Union sentiment in Western Virginia. Geo. W. Summers has boldly sided with the unconditional Union men, and is said to be as decided against secession as John S. Carlile.
Trifling charge. --Thos. Flaherty was carried before Recorder Caskie yesterday, for firing a pistol in the stable of Henry Lofker. Considering the times we live in, the act was deemed to have been committed with justifiable motives, and Flaherty was triumphantly acquitted.
Runaway in Jail. --Was committed to the Jail of the county of Hanover, on the 18th day of April last, a negro man, calling himself John Ford, as a runaway, but who claims to be a free man. The said negro is a bright mulatto, and is about five feet eight or nine inches high and is about twenty-three years old; has long black curly hair, and no scare of note. The said negro had on when committed a grey woolen suit coal lined with striped licsey. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward prove property, pay charges and take him away, else he will be dealt with as the law directs. C. S. Chisholme, acting Jailer my 27--2aw6w Of Hanover County, Va.