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Mr. Ten Broeck has won £2,000 in a match between his American colt Umpire and a horse named Tom Bowline. Tom Bowline had previously beaten the winner of the last Derby. An old quarrel between Anderson Davenport and Col. James Critcher, of Gunterville, Ala., was ended on the 9th inst., by the death of the former in a fight with the latter. Elizabeth Anderson and Elizabeth Thompson, two courtesans, have been arrested at Fairmont, Va., for placing obstructions on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad track. The barn of John Churchman, in Augusta co., Va., with a carriage, agricultural implements, &c., was burnt on the 14th inst., loss $7,000. Daniel Coyne, a native of New York, is said to be the wealthiest merchant of Athens, Greece, having accumulated a fortune of $6,000,000. Willenghby H. Stallings, residing near Warrenton, N. C., was killed on the 12th inst., by the accidental explosion of a pistol he was handling. Blondin is going to give up rope-walking at Niagara. He offers his house, lot, and all his belongings there, for sale. Miss Jane C. Martin has been appointed keeper of the Marblehead light, vice Ezekiel Darling, resigned. The Mayor of Portsmouth, Va., has appointed the 29th inst., as a day of thanksgiving in that city. The steamer Ellen Gray, engaged in the Kanawha River trade, was stink in the Ohio last week. Loss $13,000. The telegraph advises us of the sudden death of Rev. Dr. Edgar, of Nashville, an eminent Presbyterian clergymen. It is estimated that $100,000 changed hands in Boston on the defeat of Burlingame. Dr. J. W. Woolen, editor of the Washington (N. C.) Dispatch, died on the 12th inst. Jackson, tried in Fluvanna county, Va., for shooting P. P. Seay, has been acquitted. S. M. Trimyer was drowned in Rappahannock county, Va., a few days since. Peter Stuyvesant, an aged citizen of New York, died on the 15th inst., The North Carolina Legislature meets today. Hon. Ed. H. Cook, probate Judge of Lowndes county, Ala., died on the 10th inst.,
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