Isaac Holman, chairman, 1864, N.C.

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Isaac Holman, chairman, 1864, N.C. - j J i ! I i j I PUBLIC MEETING. l-At a meeting...
j J i ! I i j I PUBLIC MEETING. l-At a meeting of the citizens of Davie county, held aOrocksville, on .Tuesday of June Court, 14th m- 8t UaaTHolman was " j called to the chair and E. S. Morris requested to act as secretary. . . ; ' The principal object of the meeting was explained by the chairman, to be the selection of candidates to represent the county, in both branches of the Legislature; the ensuing election. - ' : : , The names of Nathaniel Boyden for the Senate and Henry B. Howard for the Commons, were presented by Mr. David Furchess, and received the approval of the meeting; I i . . . ' Mr. Howard being; present accepted the pressing call of his old constituents, and entertained the meeting with iKme brief but appropriate remarks' on the present condition of our country. On motion, Dr. J. F. liar tin, to appoint a committee to draft resolutions endorsing the nomination and administration of Governor Z. B. Vance, the following gentlemen were appointed by the chair for that purpose : Dn J. F. Martin, Samuel Bailey, J. M. Brock and E. S. Morris. .After the meeting adjourned, the committee retired, and drafted the following resolutions;-" "-4; j ' . - '. . -"' Resolved, That we. have the utmost confidence in the ability, patriotism "and statesmanship .of Gov.. Vance, and that w e- feel jpon fide tit he has accomplished all that could be done in clothing our soldiers, feedif-.g their families, and the poor 'generally, and in maintaining law and order in our State. - Resolved, That we heartily endorse the nomination of Gov. Vance, and will use our utmost efforts to procure his re-election. " Resolved, That the Salisbury Watcliman and Ra leigh Conservative be requested to publish the proceedings of thisr meeting. ISAAC HOLMAN, Ch'mn. . E. S. Monms, Sec. " -i I MATTERS ABOUT PETERSBURG MONDAY NIGHT 9 O'CLOCK. -. . i To-day, about one of the longest in the year, passed over Petersburg unbroken by scarcely an incident worthy of nrte. Instead of being a stormylday, it was one ot almost unbroken repose. A few shells were fired into the town, and fell without dojing any damage in different localities, without much regard to the points of the compiS3. Rumors, even, were less plenty than' usual, and met with much less credit than usual, for everybody seemed impressed fully with the belief that the defence of this vital point was in the-hands of those who by the blessing .of God will hold it against the vandal host now threat-ing to take it-by the throat. As to the movements of our troops, and preparations made to beat back the. foe, information must be looked for from some other quarter than this office. If, at this time, we really di 1 " know a thing or two," we should take especial care not t4 tell " a thing or two." Time will show. With the little firing going on of either artillery or 3mall arms, there must have been but asmall number of casualties to-day. LATER 11 P. M. ; A walk to Bollingbrook Hill the eastern point of Petersburg proper from which we have just returned, only revealed to us a valley, and the hills surrounding it, enveloped in a"sulph rQas canopy," "Bat shall ioe " see another sight, When the drums, beat at dead of night, t Commanding fires or death to light " The darkness of the scenery ?" We rather think not, inasmuch, as "Ihe iron tongue of Itmehas tolled the hour of twelve on the sonorous bell metal' Strangling musket firing was heard in a-southeasterly direction, showing that sharp-shooting or picket fir.ng was going joiifeebly and faintly. Artillery was as silent as the- grave. Up to this time, we can hear from no source of any casualties, tnough doubtless the sharp shooting and picket firing didsonie work in the way of deaths and wounds and captures. Before' closing to-night we will venture on one speculation; j;o wjt : !The enemy will not attempt to get to the 5-5outh of Petersburg. We have our military reasons for thinking that he knows better than to try that movement just at this time. Petersoiirg Register. " . . - in. ; . Meridian, June 22. "The Clarion has received trustworthy information from the Trans Mississippi that Gen Dick Tajlor has been relieved from duty at his.own request by Geri. Kirby Smith. Reason unknown. There are . 11.000 yankees'still at Morgansea, on the Mississippi riter. i , ' ..' ' , : From Georgia. ' , Marietta, June 22. Two lines of tattle of the enemy drove in Hardee's , pickets. They were permitted to come up when our batteries opened a terrific fire, driving them back with much slaughter, ' -(. .;! Latest from, the North. ' ; Mobile, June 22. ; V A special dispatch tothei?wrandipt?r;wfrfrom Senatobia says that Memphis dates to the 18th says that Vallandigham suddenly appeared at the Demo, cratic Convention. Hamilton of ) Ohio was elected a delegate to the Chicago Convention.' Vallandiglarn urgid discretion. . Lincoln might deprive him of life but not again of liberty. He left for Dajfton. Fears of an outbreak there. Speeches in the Convention pledged the Democracv of the State to' defend Val- j landigham anil individual rights under the Constitu tion. - ' ! The enemy attempted to turn our left this morn ing, but were foiled. Very vigorous shelling.' haabeeri iroinsr on all day iri front of Hardee's Corns. - AD VEETI8BMENTS ,'. T ' Mayor's Office, RAixion. N. C, June 22d, 1864. THOSE CITIZENS WHO HAVE VOLUNTEERED THEITt services to defend the city of lialoigii are requested to meet promptly at the Capitol Square on Thursday 28d lust., atflo'clock, in obedience to the following order from AddJ't.. Gen. Gatliu. I - WM. H. HARRISON, Mayor. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, N. C, I Adjutant Uexuul's Oiricr, ! . Kaleteh. Jane 22d. 18L4. Hon. W. H. nAERi30, Mayor of Raleigh : 1 Sis In compllacc with the resolutions of the meeting held at the Court House on the 10th Jnotant, the undersigned has organized thone citizens, who have volunteered their services In defence of this City, provided It should be Attacked by tt enemy, into arCompiuy, and appointed the following Officers, viz : CaDtain. WALTER QVTZKS. lsULIeut. C. P.jM. SPOTTaWOOD. 3d. Liteut. K. Ji. iJA'iTLlij Jr. 8d. Lieut. J. H BENNETT. An early meeting of tbe Company is asked, in order that the Captains may complete tbe organization by appointing the 1 non-commissioned Officers, &c. I : ' I am, sir; very rerpectfnlly, Your obealent servant, 1 N C. GATLIN, Adj. Geo. ' i Juno 23. i' I I U ATTENTION a B " COMPANY. ALL THE MEMBERS OP THIS COMPANY, WHETHER holding Snrgfons Certificates or not, will meet promptly years of acre living Wet of Farettcviife and South of Hlllsboro' All neraona ezemnt from Cnnocrintion betWMn 1firifiil street, and all living outside the old corporation on the E&t of the City, are liable to dutv in this Oomuanv. and w.ll rcnort 1! 1 " i i ' ' ( . - By order of jiite23-lt Col. Hanaisoir, I , W.i 11. FINCH, Captain. NEW AUCTION AND COMMISSION STOBE. WH. & It. 8. TUCKER & W. It. ANDREWS IIAYE this day associate! themseires together under tbe r.ame . .and st vie of r I , , TUCKER, ANDREWS & CO., ' j. for the purpose of conducting a general Anction and Commis- i sion business. All basinets entrusted to them will meet with ' promptness and dispatch. - 1 TUCKER, ANDREWS & Co. Raleigh, June 22d, 1S64. i 8v. Charlotte BulIetiE, Salisbury Watchman, Wilmington Journal, Petersburg Express, Richmond Examiner, copy 8 weeks, and forward bills to this office. , v Offlce;of the Ealeigh & Gaston R. R. Co., ; , Raleigh, Juno 20, 18GL THE ANNUAL MEETING OF TITE STOCKITOLDEns OF the Raleiph and Gaston Rail Road Company, will be held iK the Office of the Company, in the City of ItafeiL'b, on Thurs day ,'tne Tth day or Joly, lt'64. M W. W. VAS3. 52 td. Treas. and Sec y. Conscript Office, R.iLEian, N. CM June 17th, m. (extract.) Special Ordehs, No. 13V. VII. CAPT. HUGn L. COLE, PJ A. C. S., IS HEREBY as3ienod

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  1. The Daily Conservative,
  2. 23 Jun 1864, Thu,
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