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Thursday Miornmg, T- o'clock, A-pril
To the Readers of the Journal.
Arrangements liave been entered into between
the publisher of tho Mauenpcr and the Journal
whereby the public will receive the latest tele
graphic news fume hours sooner thnn by any
other means. Mr. Mean will receive the morn
ing and afternoon report nod issue them in an
t-xtra towards evening. We will receive the
night report which, together with the reports of
the day previous as published by Mr Bean, we
will publish in the morning at least as early as
7 o'clock. Thus, our readers will be furnished
with all the telegraphic news once a day. On
Friday mornings we shall not issue an extra, as
all the reports up to that time will appear in the
Journal of that date.
B. P. Buckland received the following dis
patch from the Adjutant General of this State,
Colimbis, April 17th, 18G1.
Enroll a company of seventy-rive men at
once. H. B. CARKlNGTON,
Adg't Gen. O. M.
In compliance with the above dispatch, Mr.
Buckland called on the people to convene at
Buckeye Hall last night for the purposo of re
ceiving volunteers. Thirty-four names wore
enrolled, as follows:
G. M. Tillotson, F. A. Famham, J. A. Foy,
Edward Cooke, Henry W. Buckland, J. Hinc
linc, H. Hatfield, F. A. Hill, T. W. Russell, V.
Dougherty, E. J. Lepplcman, Jr., C. W. Eng
land, J. Dougherty, Jr.. W. H. Myers, George
W. Cleveland, C. M. Fouke, John Quinn, W.
H. Kirk, C. A. Norton, R. A. Edgerton, M.
Haldeman, Jr., Win. Burton, Jos. Hounsiuger,
Jr., Moses R. Bower, Mithacl Moore, Frank Mc
Iihany, 8. C. Aiken, A. J. Culp, Isaac C. Nigh,
A. Ghunroo, Frederick Bengle,,John Leary, Ho
luer Millions, and James Maxwell.
Meeting in Fremont.
The people, irrespective of jKirty, assembled
at Birchard Hall on Tuesduy evening last, to
consult on the present State of National affairs.
The meeting was called to order by Piatt
Brush, Esq. Hon. Hon. John Bell was appoin
ted Chairman. Judge I. Knapp and Cupt. S.
Thompson, were appointed Vice Presidents.
Messrs. Flaugher, Keeler, Bean and J. McUee,
veao appointed Secretaries. Hon. R. B. Buck-
land made a brief stutement in regard to the ob
ject of the meeting, nml called for the reading
of the Governor's message. A motion was made
that a committee of five be appointed to draft
resolutions expressive of thesenceof the meeting.
During the interval, stiring speeches were
made by John L. Greene, Esq., Homer Eeve.iett,
ilsq., Judge Isaac Knapp, Doct. Thomas Stilwell,
J. It. Bartlott, Esq., M. E. Tyler, Esq., and oth
ers. Hon. R. P. Buckland. from the Committee of
five, then offered the following resolutions,
w hich were unanimously adopted:
Whkkeas, the authority of tlieGVneral tinvprnmpnt liu
been let at detlmnw, and nur National King fired upon
and insulted by armed traitor who are now threatening
to attack, capture and overthrow the Government;
Therefore, Reiolvtd, That the citfxene or Fremont,
8ndusky County, Ohio, without distinction of party,
wilt give a united support to thuUoremnjeut in this hour
of its peril.
Rtiotved, That we cordially respond to the Governor of
our beloved state lor volunteera to auataln tue voveru
ment in this hour of Its peril.
Retolvtd. That a Committee of fifteen be anoointed br
the Chairman of this meeting to act aa a Committee or
rrangrementa, and to aid in nrganiting volunteers; with
authority to call future uieetluga of the citizens of San
During the evening the telegraphic despatch
es up to the time of the meeting were read by
the Secretary. Meeting then adjourned.
The Committee of fifteen consist of John L.
Greene, Homer Everett, Oscar Ball, M. E. Tyler,
Nat. Haynea, Perry Clone, John M. Smith, C.
O. Tillotson, Jacob Snyder, Jan. Kridler, Piatt
Brush, S. Buckland, J. R. Bar tie tt, . F. Dick
inson and John M'Gee.
Last Night Report.
Special Washington despatch to Post, N.
Y.. 17th. Rumored on good authority that
tho secessionists of Virginia had just seized
Harpers Ferry Arsenal. No confirmation.
Special to Tribune : It is distinctly an
nounced on Southern authority, that as soon
as tbo secession act is passed by Virginia,
tho Navy Yard at Norfolk will be seized.
New York, April 17. The meeting of
merchants to day was most imposing and
enthusiastic, representing the most wealthy
portion of the community; $12,000 beadod
tbe subscription list for tno Herentn Kegi-
ment, on the spot. Only twelve subscrib
ers. Probably $50,000 will be raised to
3,15 P. M. A mob has just gone down
Wall street to Journal of Commerce to en
force tbe mob law, or have tbe American
Flag bung out. Tbe Express and Day
Book complied under tbe same terms.
8,30 P. M, Rumored the Journal
Commerce saved their building by display
ing the American iiag.
Trenton, N. J, 17. Sec. Thompson was
here to-day to purchase a tug to display
from bis residence. He expressed himself
strongly in favor of sustaining Government
.i - i r... l -.r. '
una oniorcwg me laws, uur mininrj
Board has been in session nil ill a morning,
and ordors have boon issued for four regi
ments. Washington, April 17. Tbo Treasury
Department has issued Hn order directing
that llio name of Lieut. Rogers be stricken
from the roll of tho Revenue service for
having, while in command of Revenue Cut
ter Henry Dodge, in violation ol his official
oath, and of his duty to tho Government,
surrendered bis vessel to Texas.
New York, April 1 7. It is reported that
A. T. Stewart has offered a million of dol
lars to goqornment. Marshal Rvnders was
knocked down Monday by Deputy hhcritt
Reilly. Tho N. Y. Express says that it bus
reliable, information that 49 persons were
killed and 130 wounded in Fort Moultrie.
Tho steamer R. R. Tyler from Saqannah re
ports that the Harriet Lane was inside the
bar. one bad steam up; aisoa bark-rigged
steamer inside probably tho Isabella.
CBpt. Crocker reports that ho saw that Ft.
SumterliAd no breaches in the wall outside,
but looked romowbHt battered.
Now York, 17th. Recruiting is going
on briskly in this city and Government reg
iments are rapidly filling up, mid sailors in
great numbers are applying for the naval
service. Worb at tho navy yard is pro
gressing rapidly, and tho Wabash, North
Carolina, Savannah and Perry are fast be
ing put in readiness. All tho city regi
ments announce their determination to re
spond when needed; but there are individ
ual cases in most of them unwilling to serve
against the South. The 79th Regiment
voted unanimously to lender their services
to the Government. Drills are nightly and
daily hold by tho various regiments which
aro fast filling as well as the volunteer com
panies. Hosolutions were adopted at a
largo mectidg of the Central Republican
Club Ibs night not very complimentary to
Mayor Wood, commending the course ol
the Herald, and expressing disapprobation
of those engaged in Hartford, and othei
places, iu manufacturing nrms fur ihe South.
Detroit, April 17th. Gen. Cass made a si eech
this morning on secession, Board ot'Trade un
furled the National flag from one of their rooms.
He was strongly in favor ot supporting lh.' Con
stitution and tlie Country's nag under all cir-'
euinstniit'es. He said tlutt in a crisis like the
Iirescdt it. was tlie duty of every citizen to slam
y tlie Government. Oakland county alone of
fers one Regiment troops, all that is required by
Federal Government from entire State.
Akron, O. April 1 7th. '1(10 good men can be
enroited here for service iu a dav. lxt-ileuitMit
is high, lint men in earnest. I'nioii fags fly
on all public buildings.
Madison, Wis., April 17th. Legislature ad
journed hie die to-day. The Governor's guard
nave tendered tneir services ami neeu airepicn.
Volunteer companies are organizing in nil parts
of the State. Excitement runs high.
Chicago, April 17th. First detachment Uni
ted States trisips from Minnesota, passed through
this city last evening en route for Washington.
Number 73 men under command of Maj. i'em
berton. The train bearing thetn was received
at the Depot by a crowd not less than 10,000.
Remainder of troops from Fort Ridgeley. com
posed of Maj. Morris'seomniand,aud Sherman's
battery are expected to arrive here to-morrow.
r, 31. YVarteeling continues unuiiaieo
ernor s rroclamution tor oimiieers oeing
promptly responded to. Several companies
have already tendered tlietr services.
Chicago. April 17th. At a meeting of Direc
tors of the Burlington brunch State bank, Iowa,
this foreniKin, it was resolved tliat tlie Cashier
1 directed to advance to the Governor of State
such sum of money a may be required for
the equipment and preparation ot the Regiment
called for by the President of the United States.
New York, April 17. Daily News put
out American Flag. Most ot the crowd
started for New York Hotel, head qunrters
of southern visitors. Tho Day Book had
drawn in tho flag; but a small crowd were
around the office which was guarded by the
Richmond,. April 17, 5 P. M. Tho ordi
nance of accession has not passed. Tho
Convention is still in secret session. Noth
ing certain is known of it.
Scranlon.Pa., April 17. Brigadier Gen.
Meylert's requisition for 1000 men from
Luzerne county is completed, and will start
for Harrisburgh to-morrow. The greatest
enthusiast prevails. A crowd of people
assemblde at Wilkesbarro to-doy intent on
cleaning out the office of the Luzerne Un
ion; but tbe excitement suhsnlcd wnen the
stars and stripes were displayed.
Phiadelphia, April 17. Salutes Bro
be fired here in honer of Gov. Hicks of Md.
Tbe excitement here is increasing every
hour, and recruiting parties are parading
all sections of tbe city. Tbe Ladies of this
city have resolved to wear a rosotto of red
white and blue.
New York, April 17. Special to Exp
ress Washington, 17th: Gen. Scott says
out loud that nothing could be better than
Ho is entirely
Charleston, April 17. Nothing of stirr
ing importance has occurred to day. The
prospect of the secession of Virginia gives
groat joy to the people here. $2,008,000
of the confederate Slate loan has been taken
in Charleston alone. Tho books will be
opened again to-morrow, llio paper is
readily taken in the interior. Not n word
to tho present time has been heard from Vir
ginia, and great anxiety exitsts on account.
Montgomery, April 17. Tho Cabinet
has had a long session to day. A procla
mation will be issued to-morrow calling for
150,000 more troops to lako the field.
Lexington, Ky. April 17. Major I reck
inridgo writes from Richmond. Ky., to a
friend in Lexington) : 'I havn filled all my
appointments Mini some extra ones, address
ing immense crowds. Kentucky should
call a Convention without delay, and Lin
coln's extra session nf Congress should be
confronted by fifteen Stales. This alone
can prevent general civil war. The abhor
rence of Lincoln s proclamation is immense
amongst the people." Mr. Breckinridge
speaks in Lexington to-morrow, Thursday
night and Louisville, Saturday.
St. I'aul, Minnesota, April 17th. Gov. Patn
sey, of Minncsoto, to-day, issued PriKdamntinn
for a Regiment of volunteers, in resMnse to call
New York. April 17th. American flag not
yet hoisted at the New York Hotel. Distur
bances feared to-uight.
Montgomery, April 17th Tenders made foi
letters of marque and reprisal.
Washington, April 17th. Gov. Rhode Islam!
has been telegraphed to come here with the
quota of troops immediately. Report is mil
believed that Harpers Ferry has been seisied, or
that JetT. Davis is in Richmond.
Marion, O., April 17th. An enthusiastic Un
ion meeting held here to-uight. Speeches by
men of all parties. There is but one sentiment,
tlie Union must be maintained and the laws en
forced. Volunteering going on brishly.
Dayton. April 17th. The Dayton light guards
I. apt. llease, ami tlie Montgomery guard., Capt.
ing. There were Sill men in the two eonipan
1 1 1 ires, icil lor vol unions ui t o ciot:K i ins e cu
ies. The Lafayette Guards, Capt. Diston. will
leave at 12 o'clock to-night. Capt. Chi'ds is
filling up a Rifle Company which will leave
here to-morrow. The military fever is very
high here. Conductor Martin went with the
Light-Guards, carrying the Stats and Strij es.
RieliMond, la., April 17th. Excitement in
creases here. Coinj anil's driliing all day. All
manufacturing cstahlisliinentsclosed on account
of men volunteering. Two companies organi
zed ai.d leave for Indianapolis to-nioirow.
St. Louis, April 17th. The State Journal
publishes tlie following reply from Gov. Jack
son to Secretary Cameron: " Kxccntive Depart
ment, Missouri, Jefferson city, April 17th. Deal
Sir; Ynnr dispatch of the 15th inst., making
call on Missouri for four Regiments of men for
immediate service has liecn received. There
can be no doubt but these men are intended lo
form a part of the President's army to make
war upon the seceded States. Your requisition
iu my judgment is illegal, unreasonable and rev
olutionary in its object: inhuman and diabolic.
and cannot be complied with. Not. one man
will theSlale of Missouri furnish to carry on
such an unholy crusade. C. F. JACKSON.
Cincinnati, April 17th. The city council to
night passed a resolution tendering to the Gov
ernor iJ2.'. 000 in cash from the sinking fund, ap
pointed a committee to tender the money to the
Governor. The committee left for Columbus
Lafayette, Ind., 17. The first company
of volunteers loft for Indianapolis, at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. 1 hey were escorted to the
depot by the Lafayette artillery, and two
companies nearly full, who will follow in a
Hamilton, 0., 17th. Gen. Garrison ac
companies one company containing 75 men
to-night as fur as Columbus. Four or five
companies will be ready to march within
48 hours. Samuel Hull offers $3,000 if
necessary, to sustain the stars and stripes,
John W. Sohue, and other prominent citi
zens will contribute liberally.
Indianapolis 17th. Bank of tbo State
of Ind- has tendered the Governor all the
money that may be uecessary for present
exigencies. In furnishing Indiana's quota of
troops to sustain me uovornment. first
regiment of Indiana volunleiira will leave
here to-morrow for Washington. Capt.
Miller's company fiom Lafayette arrived
here this afternoon. The Montgomery
Guards and Washington Guards from M ad-
son will arrive to-night. Four companies
are now encamped on the Jstale fair grounds,
Five or six more companies will come to
morrow. New Orleans, 17lh. On Sunday last, the
Star of the West was still off Indianola.
Tho Empiro and Mohawk loft on Friday
evening with troops on board. 1 heir des
tinatien is unknown. Six other companies
of U. S. troops, under Majors Smith and
Sibley are at Ureon Lake, near Indianola,
waiting for mor companies from tho upper
frontier. Maj. Rhett has resigned and of
fered Ins services to tbe Southern ton fed
Major Anderson's conduct.
New Orleans. 17th. Active prepara
tions are making hero for tho defrnso of '.ao
city. Everything, in tho way of military
matters making progrnsR. Subscription
books for Confedi rnto loan were opened to
day. The rush of subscribers is very great.
The Convention at Mosilla, (Arizonia) on
the 10th was numerously attended. Herbert,
Texas Commissioner, was cordially wel
comed, resolutions were ndonted, endors
ing the action of the seceded Slates ; that
Arizonia's interests aro with the South ;
that she desires to become tho Territory of
the Southern Confederacy, and that she
will not recognize nor obey Lincoln's Ad
ministration. Western Arizonia is unitedly
in favor of the movement. A vote will be
taken on the resolutions on the second
Monday in April. .
Michigan City. 17th. Lnr.ro at d enthu
siastic Union meeting hold last night.
Democrats and Republicans a unit for Con
stitution and Ihe Union. Strong anti-se
cession resolutions adopted, nenouncincr all
as traitors, whose voices aro not heard in
favor of sustaining tho Government. Sa
lutes were fired in honor of the stars and
stripes, which were displayed in all parts of
the city. A volunteer company was organ
ized, immediately, ami tho man who first
signed tho roll is one of our most promi
TO THE BREACH!
Freemen of the North I Peace-loving and law
abiding citizens of our country! Ye who stand
upon the glorious platform of "the Union, the
Constitution and the Enforcement of the Laws,"
and who have borne and forborne with traitors
iu arms against them, until forbearance has
ceased to be a virtue, the crisis is now upon
you ! The Fort upon whose defense your
hearts were set with an intense and all-absorb
ing enthusiasm, has been surrendered to traitors.
and the flag "of beauty and of glory," at the
sight of which every true American's heart
swells Willi 1 rule, lias ueen uisiionoreit. tt lias
been struck to those whose sworn duty it wasto
uphold it against foreign and domestic enemies.
Is there a man worthy the name of an Ameri
can whose soul diK'S not hum with indignation
deep at this insult to that sacred emblem which
lie has been taught to love and honor?
This damning blot upon our national es
cutcheon must be wiiied out! Treason must
re crushed with the atrongnrni ot tins Govern
ment, and tlie majesty of the laws vindicated, if
need be, by a million of men, at the point of the
bayonet and at the cannon's mouth ! The time
fir a peal, fir argument, for conciliation, has
gone with the siinem!er of Sumter! Let the
tocsin now sound, and from every hill ami val
ley, from lake and river, from mountain and
prairie, throughout ail the loyal and true States,
let patriots rally to tlie call of their countfy,
resolved that this stain Usiu our Hag shui lie
atoned For, that the supremacy of this Union
ihall lie maintained and its laws ci" be en
forced, be the consequences what they may. Wo
be to those who shall attempt to withstand the
tempest of n nation's wrath ! Cincinnati (ia..
Cincinnati, April 17. The printers of this
it v intend organising a comi any to join Capt.
Wilson's regiment. They hud u meeting yes
terday to take tho initiatory steps.
New York. April 16th. The bill appropria
ting $500,000 to arm our State has passed both
houses of the Legislature only two Nays in the
Sonrte. It will doubtless be promptly carried
Philadelphia, April 16th. The Second Regi
ment, consisting ot 1,000 mea, tendered theirser-
v ices to tho Government. I hey are Irishmen:
Baltimore, April 16th. Gov. Hicks thinks
Maryland should maintain the same position as
hitherto. That she should protect tlie Federal
Capital and Government and standby the Un
ion. The excitement is rapidly progressing.
Washington, Apiil 16th. Seventy tons of
erape and shell sent to Georgetown to be used
against an attack on Washington.
Boston, April Kith Companies armed. 1,700
strong. I he Government requisition tor troops
will be tilled next week. A steamer lias been
chartered to convey Rhode Island t loops to
Lancaster, Pa., April 15th. The volunteer-
imr is brisk. The Judges and members! of the
bar, after a s)eech by Hon. Thaddeus Stevens,
renewed the oath to support the I oust notion.
Theie was a call tor a meeting on W ednusduy.
Ex-President Buchanan exhibits intense in
terest ill the newa from llio South, and is panic
ipatingm the expression ol a determination to
sustain tno uoveriuueiii.
Marietta, April 15th. The "Union Blues" of
Marietta to-night voted to tender their services,
through their Captain, Frank BucIL to the Gov
ernor of Ohio, to aid in suppressing rebellion,
whenever and wherever found within the boun
daries of the United States.
Circleville, April 15th. The citixens of Cir
cleville, in response to the Presidents Proclama
tion, have raised $2,000 toward arming and
equipping a volunteer company, subject lo the
call of the Governor of this State.
Chillicothe, April 15th The Harrison Guards.
Capt. Gilmore, numbering 100 men, have ten
dered their services to the Governor, and are
prepared to march without delay.
Columbus, Ohio, April 16. It is stated
that tho mob at Dayton would have riddled
the Empiro office, but the editor disavowed
the Secession article, and said it had been
slipped in during his sickness. Vallandig
bam is believed to have written it. The
crowd went to his house, but could not find
A rousing meeting at Chillicothe was
presided over by a Douglas Democrat.
There is trouble in the Third Ohio Brig
ado. Yallaodigham is Brigadier-General.
Major Ed. Parrot leaves for Dayton to
night to soe the military arrangements
there. Quartermaster General Woods
starts for Washington on business connected
with the arming of the State.
An enthusiastic meeting was held at
Wilmington, which instructed their Rep
resentatives to vote the lost dollar of Clin
ton county for the support of the Govern
ment. Tbe following telegraphic correspondence
took place this afternoon :
"Gov. Dknnisok Call made on you by
to-night's mail for thirteen regiments of
militia for immediate service. Signed,
Simon Cameron, Sec'y of War."
Hon. S. Camrron Your dispatch call
ing on Ohio for thirteen regiments just re
ceived. It will bo promptly responded to
by this State. W. Dknrisos."
Gov. Dennison lias just been issued by
Gen. Carrington, ordering two hundred
rifle muskets sent for the use of tho Cin
cinnati Homo Guard.
Tho Governor has just issued a Procla
mBtion, ordering a special election for
members of Congress in Corwin's and
Sherman's districts, on Tuesday, May 25th
Sotno branches of the State Bank have
already offered assistance ih raising the loan
authorized by the War bill.
Gov. Dennison has signified that he will
not fail to call on them.
Major-General Henry Wilson of the Ohio
Volunteer militia, son-in-law to Gov. Me
dary and an old line Democrat, has ten
dered the servicer of himself and staff, and
announced their readiness for instant orders.
Philadelphia, April 16. a J. Wal
nioulb and L. P. Ashmcad forroily Lieu
tenants in the U. S. Navy, who resigned
years ago ou account of entering into oth
er avocations, though now wealthy, have
tendered their services to the Secretary of
tho Navy, prompted by love for the
Richmond, Va., April 16. The Con
vention is still in secret session. Nothing
bits transpired. The current belief is that
the ordinance of secession has passed tho
Convention. Tho Governor withholds his
proclamation until the action of the con
vention is divulged.
Reading, Pa, April 16. The Ringgold
Flying Artillery of Reading, Capt. "Mc
Knight, 180 men, with four field pieces,
received a requisition from the Governor
this afternoon lo set out this evening at 0
o clock tor llamsburcrli.
Montgomery, Ala., April 16. Gen Pil
low guarantees to raiso 10,000 men inTen
uessee in 20 days if President Davis will
accept them, and there is no doubt but
that he will. Hon. H. A Stephens is at
Atlanta, Ga. Last night be said it would
require 75 times 75,000 men to intimidate
tbe Confederate States and then it could
notbodono. Of the 32,000 troops called
out to-day 5000 are from each State, except
Florida, the number from that State beino
2000. Wilmington, Del., April 16. Largo
roectiog held here to-night. It censured
the course of Senator Bayard, he not advo-
coting compromise, and having placed the
Stale in a talse position as having an anti
Toronto, Can. April 16. Agents of the
Washington Government are endeavoring
to purchase the Steamer Rthast. She is
ao iron vessel, built for the river Clyed, in
Scotland, and a very handsome craft.
Washington, April 10. It appears by a
telegraphic dispatch published in tbe North
Carolina Rough Notrs news paper, of Mon
day, that Governor Ellis sent tbe following
dispatch to Capt Creighton :
"Can you take Fort Macon with your
Chicago, April 16. At the election to
day the Republicans elected their city tick
et by an avorage majority of 1600.
Providence. R. I., April 17. The Leg
islature has passed a bill authorizing the
raising of a regiment. It is understood
that $500,000 will be appropriated.
Wilmington, Del., April 1 7. The Se
cessionists aro overawed by the prevalent.
Union sentiment. They had planned the
seizure of Fort Delaware, which was taken
possession ot by the Government, and ihe
A dispatch from Philadelphia of the 17th,
says 5,000 men were enrolled iu thai city,
and 10,000 bad already been aeivpte.l in
tbo Stote. Senator Bigler has come mil in
favor of sustainingihe General Government,