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Shutting down on the McClellan Testimonial. --Not long since a scheme was gotten up in the Army, of the Potomac to make Gen. McClellan a grand present, the money to be subscribed by the officers and men in limited amounts. Lincoln didn't like this, and put a stop to it in the following manner, described by a Washington dispatch in the New York Herald: All contributions were to be voluntary, and it was found necessary to limit the amount given by privates, lest more money should be raised than could be properly disposed of. Twelve thousand dollars were raised in a single corps. Every member of General Meade's Staff, except one, contributed, the General himself setting the example, and when the order was received from Washington to discontinue the collection, and refund the money, the astonishment of the officers and men was only equalled by their chagrin, nearly every officer of note in the army having been permitted to receive testimonials. The troops were at a loss to
200 dollars reward --Ran away on Wednesday, Sept. 30th, my negro woman Charlotte. She is about 18 years old, 5 feet 2 or 3 inches high. The most notable mark remembered is that both of her middle fingers are enlarged by having a whitioe on each. Geo E Smith. Of the firm of Smith, Lipscomb & Co, Franklin street. co 2--6t
Anderson, 69; Kenan, I. Augusta, Oct. 7.--The vote for Governor in this city stands. Brown, 711; Hill, 69; Furlow, 38. The vote indicates the election of Hon. J. F. Shumake to Congress. Columbus, Oct. 8.--The following is the result of the election held in this city yesterday: For Governor — Brown, 449; Furlow, 458; Hill, 48. For Congress — Blanford, 668; Holt, 284. Taylor county: For Governor — Hill, 96; Brown, 64; Furlow, 20. For Congress: Holt, 141; Balnford, 46. Savannah, Oct. 8.--The State election held here yesterday resulted as follows: Brown, for Governor, 1,216; Hill, 15; Frue low, 259. Congress — Hartridge, 1,320; King, 176; Hopkins, 17. Senator — Lloyd, 4,476. House — Gibson, 683; Norwood, 671; Gue, 784; Russell, 784. Brown is undoubtedly elected Governor. Augusta, Oct. 8.--The vote of Richmond county is as follows: Brown, 835; Hill, 69; Furlow, 44. J. F. Shumate has 186 majority over all other candidates for Congress, so far as h
Sentenced Pronounced. --Alexander D. Cheatwood, indicted for forging the names of Lea & James to a check of the Bank of the Commonwealth for $305, on the 25th of August last, was arraigned before Judge Lyons yesterday and plead guilty.--This being the second count against him, the jury fixed his punishment at two years in the penitentiary. By the consent of the Court the remaining seven indictments were set aside, and the prisoner was then sentenced for nine years.
Homicide. --The trial of Landon W. Shell, charged with the murder of Patrick Murphy on the 5th of May last, was concluded before Judge Lyons yesterday, the jury rendering a verdict of not guilty.
Young Rogue. --A negro lad, named Dick, slave to Mrs. E. Lyons, was before the Mayor yesterday to answer the charge of stealing $175 from Dunlop, Moncure & Co. The evidence as to guilt was conclusive, the money being found in the prisoner's pocket. There was also discovered upon his person a wallet containing over $400, which he said he had found near the public square. Dick will be sent South for his health.
f speculation in gold, silver and bank notes, and the prime necessaries of life, and asked that the committee be discharged from its further consideration, a bill having been reported on the subject. The resolutions of the House, reaffirming the determination of the State to maintain her ancient boundaries at any and every cost, were agreed to in the Senate by a unanimous vote. In the House, Senate bill to suspend sales in certain cases was read a second time and committed. Mr. Magruder, from the Committee of Justice, reported a bill to authorize the city of Richmond to purchase wood and impress transportation when necessary; also, a bill prohibiting frauds by bidding at auction sales. Mr. Anderson, from the Military Committee, submitted a resolution asking that the committee be discharged from the further consideration of a petition of the Society of Friends, and a resolution as to the expediency of forming military districts. The Speaker presented to the Hous
Gen. Magruder. --The victory lately announced by Gen. Magruder at Sabine Pass, in which the forts, with a small force, demolished and drove off the whole fleet of Yankee gunboats without the loss of a man, reminds us of the brilliant triumphs Gen. Magruder at Sabine Pass, in which the forts, with a small force, demolished and drove off the whole fleet of Yankee gunboats without the loss of a man, reminds us of the brilliant triumphs which inaugurated the war; one of which, Bethel. the first of the long and splendid array, was achieved by the same Magruder and D. H. Hill, with but the loss of a single life. Gen. Magruder is a man of no ordinary military abilities, and possessesGen. Magruder is a man of no ordinary military abilities, and possesses in an eminent degree that great quality of energy which is the life and soul of the true warrior. His defence of the Peninsula, and the wonderful success with which, at the head of from five to ten thousand men, he kept McClellan's host of 120,000ll Johnston brought up his army, are among the most memorable military achievements of the war. In no one respect did Gen. Magruder evince more sagacity than his contempt of the gunboat humbug at a period when the community in general was appalled b
o'clock. The guests having alighted and taken their positions on the platform, the military passed in marching review through the Park from the east to the west. The fine appearance of the troops excited the admiration of the officers, and the perfect marching of the 7th regiment caused them to applaud the sight. The review concluded, the guests were escorted to the Governor's room, where they were welcomed in a speech by Mayor Opdyke. In response, Admiral Lessofaky said: "Mr. Mayor--Before I reached this place myself and brother officers received the kindest greetings from the people of this city, in the houses and in the streets, and from the troops who have done us the honor to appear on the occasion of our visit; and certainly the kind words that you have addressed us make it my duty to make known the reception that has been given us by the American people. At home they will rejoice at this manifestation. It will be but another evidence that will add to their f
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Shutting down on the McClellan Testimonial. --Not long since a scheme was gotten up in the Army, of the Potomac to make Gen. McClellan a grand present, the money to be subscribed by the officers and men in limited amounts. Lincoln didn't like this, and put a stop to it in the following manner, described by a Washington dispatch in the New York Herald: All contributions were to be voluntary, and it was found necessary to limit the amount given by privates, lest more money should be r, until the malignity which prompted the measure was betrayed in the treatment of officers who interested themselves in the movement. Colonel Davis, Assistant Inspector General on the Staff of Gen. Meade, a classmate and intimate friend of General McClellan, who took the subscription list around among the officers at headquarters, has been reduced to the rank of Major and ordered to Santa Fe. Other officers are under the ban, while the troops, mortified and indignant, pocket their contribution
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