, of the 3d instant, has some intelligence of interest, of which the following is a summary.
A municipal election took place on the 1st inst. The whole number of votes cast was 213. C. A. Ware
, on the "anti-reform ticket," was elected Mayor
A long list of sales of property made under the direct law, on the 1st instant, is published.
We give a few items:
Office of the Virginia Sentinel
and residence of R. M. Smith
, assessed at $3,500, sold to W. A. Duncan
for $1,750; house on Washington street, assessed to J. H. Lathrop
at $500, sold to F. H. Pierpont
("Governor,") for $450; ten houses and lots were knocked out to one "L. E. Chittenden
publishes extracts from the speech of Lewis McKenzie
in the Yankee
House of Representatives, on the contest by him for a seat in that body.
He urges his loyally strongly — says he is and has been all the time a friend to the Government
. "--"did all he could to prevent the rebellion against a Government which has always been kind and paternal, particularly to the people of the South
," and many other like sentences.
He pleads the "nigger" with special emphasis; says for the colored people he has always had great regard; has been their friend for many years; he feels for them now; supports Lincoln
's emancipation proclamation, and the like.
But even Cuffy could not save this miserable traitor, and he was kicked out of Congress.
By command of Gen. Slough
, commandant, an order has been issued from the Provost Marshal
's office, notifying all persons having "no reputable or visible means of support"to leave the city on or before the 5th instant, or they will be arrested.