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For hire. --A negro Boy, about 19 years old, who is a first rate dining-room servant having been brought up as such. Terms liberal for a good home. Apply from 9 to 3 to R L Pendleton, At the A & I G's office. ja 7--2t*
proper case. Adjourned. In the House, the Senate bill reorganizing the State Penitentiary was discussed and passed by a vote of ayes, 100; noes, none. Senate bill for the relief of the families of soldiers living within the lines or under the control of the public enemy, was committed to the Committee on Finance. The Senate bill increasing the salaries of certain officers of the Government was also committed to a committee. A bill was reported transferring the Bank of Pittsylvania from Chatham to Danville. Mr. Pendleton moved a resolution for the Committee for Courts of Justice to inquire and report whether the present session of the General Assembly is not the session at which, by the Confederate Constitution, an election is required to be held for the election of a Senator of Virginia in the Confederate Congress. A resolution of inquiry was adopted for increasing the capital stock of the Bank of Petersburg to two millions of dollars. Adjourned.
rallied the men, and hurried on in pursuit of the retreating foe. His men, too, are said to have fired with great precision and deadly effect. The enemy had not landed any troops at Smithfield at a ate hour Monday night, nor was there a gunboat in Nansemond river, or Pagan or Chuckatuck creeks. The fate of the Flora Temple's crew, as well as that of the Smith Braggs, has probably satisfied Butler for a while. Brigadier General Graham, accompanied by a Lieutenant-Colonel, one Major Pendleton, and 80 marines, landed at Holliday's Point, on the Nansemond river, Sunday at 12 M. They proceeded to arrest every man in Chuckatuck, both white and black, and then at to eating and drinking. The object of the visit was to await the arrival of the Smithfield expedition; but night approaching, and none of their brother pirates appearing, the General and his party began to "smell a mice," and speedily steamed off to Fortress Monroe. Before leaving they released all the prisoners, w
rn cause and fled to foreign countries, and also to inquire how the estates of those who have already fled may be reached and held by the Commonwealth. A bill was passed for the relief of Ro. F. and D. G. Bibb. A resolution was adopted inquiring into the expediency of amending the law for the suppression of gambling, so as to make the same more effectual. The Senate then went into secret session, and so remained until about 3 o'clock, when the doors were reopened. On motion, the Senate adjourned. In the House on Saturday Mr. Pendleton, from the Committee on Public Printing, submitted a report, with a joint resolution, directing the First Auditor to settle the paper accounts of the Public Printer, and to demand of the Printer a return to the State of a statement of the amount of paper used by him for other purposes than that of public printing, in kind, class, quantity, and quality. Agreed to. The military bill occupied the remainder of the day's session.
For hire --Two Boys, one a good House Servant. Also, an experienced House Girl and plain Seamstress, of good character. For terms apply to P H Pendleton, Comptrollers Office. fe 16--3t
For hire --Two Boys, one a good House Servant. Also, an expedience House Girl and plain Seamstress, of good character. For terms apply to P H Pendleton, Comptroller's Office. fe 16--3t*
For hire --Two Boys, one a good House Servant Also, an experienced House Girl and plain Seamstress, of good character. For terms apply to P H Pendleton, Comptroller's Office. fe 16--3t*
act of Congress, known as the military act, so far as it may affect the officers of Government of this State, was reported from the House. A bill to authorize the Board of Public Works to increase the rates of toll to be charged by railroad and canal companies, and declaring certain duties and liabilities of express companies, was taken up and a substitute therefore proposed, which was discussed. Adjourned. In the House the business transacted was of a desultory character. Mr. Pendleton, from the joint committee appointed to consult upon the disagreement of the two houses in the matter of the bill providing one million of dollars for the relief of the families of soldiers within the enemy's lines, reported, recommending that the House recede from its amendment.--Thereupon the House voted to recede, and the bill was passed. In the matter of excepting certain State officers, a resolution was introduced appointing a joint committee of both Houses to take the subject into
h, voted in the negative. Third--As to Federal emancipation. Mr. Edgerton, of Indiana, Democrat, on December 18, presented a resolution condemning the proclamations of the President in regard to emancipation, and asserting the right of each State to order and control its own domestic institutions, according to its own judgment exclusively." Sixty-six of the party about two thirds, voted against the motion to lay on the table. Fourth--As to summary arrests by military authority. Mr. Pendleton, of Ohio, Democrat, on March 1, presented a resolution that the military arrest and banishment of Vallandigham were "acts of mere arbitrary power, in palpable violation of the Constitution and laws of the United States" Only forty-seven, but little more than one-half of the party, voted in the affirmative. Fifth--As to enlisting negroes. Mr. Grinnel, of lowa, Union, on Feb. 2, presented a resolution that "a more vigorous policy, in order to secure a larger number of persons of Afric
The Daily Dispatch: April 18, 1864., [Electronic resource], Yankee vessel Blown up by a Torpedo. (search)
s was agreed to unanimously, Mr Washburne. (Iii,) offered a resolution to expel Mr. Harris, of Maryland, for the utterance of treasonable sentiments. Mr. Pendleton, (Ohio,) rose to a point of order, contending that the resolution could not be entertained. Mr. Washburne replied, insisting that the rule had been specifpposite side. If old Gen. Jackson had been in power, instead of being censured merely, the traitor would have been in the Old Capitol Prison. [Applause] Mr. Pendleton (Dem., Ohio) raised the question that calling the gentleman from Maryland traitor was unparliamentary language. Mr. Harris, to Mr. Orth--You are a liar ! expel Long still continues. The galleries have been densely crowded since eleven A. M. Eldridge opened the discussion by a very weak speech in defence of Long. Pendleton and Carriagton sought in vain to find some excuse by which his language could be brought within parliamentary rules. Clay Smith, of Kentucky, Amos Myers, Brooma
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