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Saturday, 6 A.M., A-pril 27th, 1861.
Hod. Frederick Chapman, of Bellevue di- )
ed yesterday, 26lh, at 2 o'clock, p. m of j
Judge Chapman ill one of the
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oldest residents, and an enterprising business
man. His death will a great loss to the
aholo community. j
Synopsis of Friday's Report.
The following is a very lull synopsis of yes-
terday's Telegraphic Report:
Eight thousand New York and Pennsylvania
troops have arrived at Annapolis by Water and
marched for Washington on Wednesday and
another detachment of 3,000 was soon to leave
Annapolis for the same destination. The Rail
road is in the hands of the Government and in
working order, but is entirely occupied in the
transportation of military stores and provisions.
In this all the resources of the Kiad are con
Doth of the Ohio Senators have enlisted as I
privates in volunteer companies. I
Pennsylvania has already raised 39,000 vnlun-'
tisirs, 19,000 of which has been accepted.
Reports of Southern troops moving North '
continue to De received, but the story of Beau
regard's presence at Richmond and his "note" to
the President is not sustained.
It is said that the Governor of Kentucky is
noxious for "Border State Governors" like him
self to act asarbitrators between their allies and
The Governor of Delaware has issued his pro
clamation calling out the troops required of that
State by the President.
The Wheeling Va. Intelligencer my a that
the Virginia Convention broke up in a row, and
that no Secession ordinance was legally iased.
There are now over 6,00'J volunteers at. Col
umbus, which is norc than can lie properly ac
commodated. No more are to lie sent there at
The Governor of Maryland has called nil ex
tra session of the Legislature, but it is believed
that a quorum cannot begot together.
It is currently reported that ex-President l!u
chunan has disposed of his farm and fled to
Canada, in consequence of threatening remarks
from Ohio troops, who 2.IHIU strong are quarter
ed in Lancaster. Bosh.
Gov. Letcher, of Va., has issued a proclama
tion prohibiting the exportation of flour to
A man was hung in North Carolina and mi
other imprisoned for Union sentiments.
The Philadelphia City Council has raised the
War appropriation from 50 to $'2.0.000.
Govermont lias seized -25,000 barrels of
flour at Georgetown and n supplying poor
people with It at Jw per bbl., while the
market price is 15.
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J no condition ot tilings at riHltimore IS
An attack on Fort McIIenry is threaten
ej before to-morrow, Saturday, night ; l
which it is replied that it it be done, Balti
mere will be shelled.
reported as most wretched. Loyal ciiiztis
are subjected to the worst species of outrage,
and are momentarily in danger of violence,
while many are driven fioin their homes
and property for safety. ,
The repairs on the railroad between Phil
adelphia and Washington are being made
with all possible dispatch, and when com
pleted will be placed in charge of a power
ful force of armed guards, and be kept open
for the transportation of mails and passen
gers only. The telegraph line will also be
A Virginia paper states that there are 10,
000 troops at Richmond, 4,000 at Harper's
Ferry and 8,000 at Norfolk.
Senator Johnson of Tenn., was mobbed
at Lynobburgh Yaon Sunday last
The secession organ at Washington has
been suppressed by tbs people of the city.
A letter from a business firm in Phila
delphia states that 250,000 Enfield Rifles,
bavs arrived from England, and 250,000
more are oo the way. This is most gratoful
news, and we hope it will be confirmed.
LAST NIGHT'S REPORT.
Philadelphia, April 36th. A private letter
from Baltimore says, that the city is quiet again;
that troops are passing from Annapolis bo Wash
ington without interruption; that there seems to
be no desire or intention to interfere; that the
conservative sentiment is predominating again,
and that all feel more hopeful of peace to-day.
New York, April 36th The following dis
patch was received by Postmaster Taylor this
noon: The route to Washington via. Annapolis
is bow open, and we shall despatch a train (ram
hers daily at 11.30 a. at., and a line be started
daily from Annapolis to connect with our line
up, which will arrive at 9.30, r. m. The mails
esa be taken by this route. Signed,
F. S. FELTON.
President Philadelphia, Wilmington and Balti
A gentleman just returned from tha South re
ports that no vessels are permitted to leave the
Port of Wilmington, K. C, and those loading
have been compelled to discharge their cargoes.
The Commander of Port Caswell at the mouth
of Cape Fear river, V. C, would not permit any
vessels to pass the Fort. Jfo seizure of vessels
hh,?ISrfUi. steamer Baltic, say. the Po
apoplexy. touiac river is strongly fortified on Doth sides.
As steamer Columbia left Annapolis yesterday
roorninR dil!tinctly heard severaTsharJ. volleys
and therefore thinks communication has been
forced open. The steamer Maryland arrived at
Annapolis on Thursday forenoon with Naval
officers and men, and a good supply of guns to
fortify Annapolis. She passed the steamer De-
jsotoon Tuesday, which took aboard the crews
of two small boats. They were crews of cap
tured light ships, or Union men fleeing for their
lives from Virginia. The lights on Capes Hen
ry and Charles were extinguished, and the Light
ship reinovod from ila station at the mouth of
the Potomac. The officers of the Columbia
fear the Pawnee has been taken. The fears are
Buffalo, April 26th. $110,000 have been rais
ed in this city for military purposes.
Perryville, April 26th. Five Maine timbcr-
men were ordered out of Virginia, and passed
here. They report that 3 schooners, Gen. Knox,
Victory and Ouorgia, of Maine, were seized in
Pnkamkec river, Va. Cannon wore placed
aboard the Gen. Knox and the secession rlag
Intelligent men from Baltimore express con
fidence that secession will lie overruled. The
Sun's leaccr of to-day is regarded as a most fa
vorable symptom of the index of future events.
A gentleman declared publicly in liarnumn's
Hotel that the Secession Flag will not be allow
ed to remain in that city but a few days. Most
indisputable evideitce-s- have been roenvftd to.
nighlof a reaction of public sentiment in Balti
more. Louisville, Ky., April 26th. The municipal
authorities returned from yesterday's confer
ence with the citizens of Madison and Centre,
expressing confidence that amicable relations
Willi be preserved between the three cities dur
ing the present statues of affairs.
The troops which left for the Southern Con
federacy yesterday went unarmed and against
the advice of the Governor. The report that
anus belonging to this Coiiminmvealih wont for
ward for their use is denied by the highest offi
St. Louis April 26th. hi.lNMl stand of arms,
with munition, were sent from the I'nitcd States
Arsenal in this city to Alton last iiiifht whence
they will be forwarded to Springfield to arm the
Illinois trisips. Rumors being current yester
day that the Powder Magazine of L ifliii. Siuilh
A Boies, rive miles above the city, would be
seized by irresponsible parties. Mr. Latlin call
ed on the Police Commissioners to protect it.
and a d''t.'iehmMit of Suite militia were ordered
out to guard it last night. All the Powdar was
pureiiiwa uv the Wovernmeiit. the fcveniug
Journal learns l.y letter and by private sou re
tnattwo itei-iicius were arre-ted yesterday at
Wcntsvillc, .Mo., who confessed that a plan hail
bee:i laid to destroy the bridges on the North
ern Missouri Pacific anil Iron Mountain Rail-
roads to prevent the concentration of troopsaf
I.'IHI-II.I1II Ml- IIIUTII.I. oooiiecrs COI1III1-
,. Ul ,.,lU.r ,.,. Arsenal under the P resident's
ire now about .'t.OJO men
then; undergoing a rigorous drillini:. Several
companies of State militia are recruiting, and
a strict guard is kepi over their armories every
Warsaw, Mo., April 2'ith. A large Southern
Right's meeting was held at Clinton, Henry Co.,
yesterday. Resolution were passed coiidem
ing the course f the delegates from this Dis
trict Uithe.Statc Convention, and favoring inline
secession; also, recommending tJte Legislature to
pass a Secession Ordinance. The following is
one of the resolutions: Resolved' That we re
quest the Governor to repel by military force
any attempt by the Republican Administration
to march troops through the limits of this State
for the purpose of making war upon Southern
States, or for the purpose of reinforcing Forts or
Arsenals in this State. Another resolution com
pliments Gov. Jackson's reply to Lincoln's de
insud for troops ss the proudest act of his life.
At Belfast, Henry county, last Wednes
day, the Southern flag was hoised by 15
young ladies assisted by 40 others. The
feeling is overwhelming in Benton, Henry
and St Clair counties, for secession, and
meetings are beld daily.
A company of cavalry has been raised.
Harrisburgh, April 26. Gen. Scott as
sured a gentlemen yesterday, that Washing
ton was safe against all present attack.
Oar informant also confirms arrival there of
three N. T. and the Mass, regiment.
It is reported that an attack was made by
Mai. Land is on Hanover village, York Co.,
on Tuesday, occasioned by a great stainpeed
of negroes. Reliable accounts state that
whole families are oroasing into this State.
A report places the total loss of slaves by
Maryland since the troubles began at COO.
Great fears are entertained in the border
counties of Maryland of the departure of the
entire slave population.
Perrysville, Md., April SB. The Balti
more 8ub aays a train started for Washing
ton yesterday p. m., when it reached An
napolis junction, finding Federal troops lin
ing the road, they put back apprehending
seuure. 0000 volunteers are at Richmond,
ready for service. A street battery is being
(erected at York town and another 8 miles
above Richmond. The steamer Jamestown
has been fitted out at Richmond for war
purposes. There will be 25,000 troop
at Richmond before the close of this week.
The schooner Anne J. Russell, with wheat
at Richmond for a Massachusetts port, has
been seised. It is reported that the troops
at Harper's Ferry have been ordered to some
other point, supposed to be near the Capi
tal. The Baltimore Sun has a leader which
indicates that the conservative influence is
gaining ground in that city; it emphatical
ly declares that it is not a secession paper;
says that a passage of an ordinance of seces
sion by tho Legislature would be an arroga
tioc of power not vested in it ; favors calling
a State Convention, the delegates to be
elected directly from the people; and it de
nies tbo stories of violence to union men at
New York, April 26. Steamer Yankee
sailed to-day with sealed orders, rigged with
two broadside guns, and four batteries fly
ing artillorg. The frigate Constitution
sailed for Annapolis Thursday evening with
the middies ol tbo SS aval academy. Col
lector Barney received important dispatch
es, from Washington, purport unknown.
fee h.ay.stoaa MAta rcparu no arraataea'
along the Potomac, nor cannon on the banks
as reported. Frigate Cumberland and oth
er vessels are at Fort Monroe.
American Telegraph Company will com
mence receiving messages from Washington
in the morning. Those deposited in the of
fice before half past one o'clock of each day,
will reach Washington tbo same evening.
Arrangements are being made by which an
almost hourly communication will bo made
with Washington; the press will thus be
enahlne to furnish a much fuller and more
reliable idea of the state of affairs at Wash
ington than thoy have for some days past.
Cairo, III., April 26. Twonty-six passen
gers from the south report that troops are
being raised at Memphis, Randolph and
other southern points. Their plan is to
proceed ly rail to Columbus, Ky., and from
there inarch to Cairo, attacking it from the
opposite side of tho river. Steamer L. D.
Pcrcoy from St. Louis to Memphis was
brought to Inst night; no contraband goods
were found on her and she was allowed to
New Orleans, April 26. Houston, Tex
as advices says a courier had arrived from
Inilianola, stating the Federal troops were
encampod at Green Lake, to take Indianola,
and hal commenced fortiying Ihemelves.
The troops numbere 600, and 600 addi
tional are expected to arrive from San An
tonio. Judge Hayes wiib a party ofTex
ans and two pieces of artillery was fortify
ing himself with cotton bags and sand bags
on Dog Island, as he feared an attack
from the federal troops. A letter from
Brownsville says news had been received
that Cortinas with 600 Mexicans had cross
ed tho Rio Grande at Roma, and had laid
the town in ashes, killing 18 Americans.
Two companies from Ringgold Barracks
started in pursuit of him. The city here
presents a most warlike and military ap
pearance. The city is crowded with volun
teers, and the beat of drums and the heavy
tramp of armed men is heard day and night.
Perrysville, April 26. A gentleman just
arrived says the Stars and 8sripeswere
floating over the Hall of the minute men,'
and on Butcher's Hill in Baltimore.
F. S. FELTON. THAT'S GOOD.
Chicago, April 26. Twenty-one thou
sand stands of arras were removed from the
arsenal at St. Louis last night, and taken to
Springfield in this State.
STOPPING THE SUPPLIES.
Cairo, April 26. C. B. Hillman, from
St. Louis to Nashville, was abandoned by
her offices and crew opposite this nlaoe to
day. The deserted steamer was boarded
by Capt. Scott, of steamer Swallow. There
was found on board 1000 kegs powder, and
large quantities of other contraband good.
It IS sunrjoaed tha Pantain ant mm iImul
ted her for fear of consequences if caught
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Albany, April 25. The Governor will
issue a proclamation eallinir for 21 rem.
menisci volunteers, making the full com
plement Of ou,uuu.