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Monday Morning, 6 o'clock, May 6tli, 1861.
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The Home Guards.
rhi. n,...i.nv n..nei-.i ni. uin.ie tai.unUv
last for their 6rst drilL About 100 men were iu
hc ranks. They made quite an imposing up-
pearance, aud went through the military exer-
ics with great credit. A large concourse f
people were present. The following are the
officers of the Company, as far a delected:
Capt. John BclL
1st Lieut. James Justice.
'Jd huU Isaac Knapp.
3d Lieut. B- P. BuckUuid.
Knsign. F. I. Vortou.
Orderly Sergeant. Samuel ThoiupMw.
id Sergeant. Saxtun Rathbun.
3d Sergeant. Samuel Skinner.
4th Sergeaut. Oliver Mrliityre.
The Company meet again for drill on next
Saturday at 1 o'clock.
JJem York, May 4. Superintendent Kennedy
lias received a letter, Mating that there Ua thor
oughly organised plan to burn New York, Phil
adelphia and Boston, by cuttingoff the supplies
water and then netting tire ut various points;
also, states that men have been stationed at both
Boston and Philadeh?hia for weeks, and 135
have been sent to New York to carry out their
Hellish designs tliat although at first Jeff Davis
disapproved of such a course ot proceedings, but
since the President's proclamation now favors it.
The letter is dated Louisville, and the writer
ays he is an enemy, but will not fight with
caiuphene and lucifer matches for weapons.
Several well known Secessionists iu this city
are closely watched, and considerable credence
is piaceu in tue suuerneuc ana precautionary
measures have been adopted by the police.
Major Auderaon passed through Perryville
yes erday and proceeded to Annapolis, eiiroute
fjr Washington. At both places tie was receiv
ed with marked attention aud passed through
the line of troops with head uncovered.
Baltimore quiet Fort Madison and East
brook fortifications, commanding the bay and
h'lrbor are in possession of Uove anient troops.
The steamer Maryland landed some Massa
chusetts troops from Annapolis anil large quan-
t.ties ut stores at fort Ale Henry yesterday.
The intelligence from Richmond is important.
Considerable alarm ia said to exist there in con
sequence of the activity of the Uuited States
Government aud the unity of the North.
It was believed in Richmond that Jed Davis
has just notified the Governors of the Border
States now acting in hostility to the General
Govern men t to assemble at Montgomery, there
to confer with the Rebel Government.
The Virginia Legislature adjourned on the 1st
until the llita of June, by which time it was ex
pected that the returns of the popular vote on
the ordinance of secession would be received.
Gen. Marney has prepared an address to the
people of Missouri urging them to stay in the
Union, and that secessiou will prove the ruin of
their State; and for himself he is ready to stand
to tho last by the flag to which twenty stars are
added since be entered the service.
Washington advices last night were to the af
fect that the war will be vigorously opened in a
few days by demonstrations upon Alexandria
and Norfolk. A movement on Haver de Grace
was also ordered to take place yesterday from
Three or four companies will cross the Bus
quehannah with a battery of Artillery and occu
py Haver de Urace. The
The last movement will
not De made lor two days.
A strong force of carpenters and builders will
be sent forward to Bush river to rebuild brid
ges there. The bridges over the little and big
Gun Powder rivers will be rebuilt as soon as
sufficient military force is sent forward to pro
tect the workmen. The bridgea will be comple
ted by Monday next, and the road to Baltimore
will then be open.
Troops will be sent forward from Philadel
phia to reinforce those at Perryville.
It ia stated, upon reliable authority, in Wash
ington yesterday, that there are only 1,500 Vir
ginians at Harper's Ferry, and they are not half
armed and short ol provisions.
l.UW.UUU percushuin caps were seised yester
day which Dad been ahipped for Charleston
also, a esse of revolvers at tho express office.
The Government yesterday purchased two
bat Tug to be converted into gun boat for
service oil the Chesapeake.
The World a Washington spiwial says the Al
exandria Custom House and Post Office are to
be taken possession of hooii by the Federal troops.
It is contemplated to suspend all Southern
mail next week.
A report ia current that there has bonn a col
lision between two vessels at the mouth of the
Potomac; and supplies of Washington by up
country roads have been cut off by the Virgini
ans. A corps of telegraph operators is being or
ganized to Reattached to the army.
Tho . Timet savs the Federal forces are
moving toward Baltimore, and that Fort
Mellonry has beoo reinforced
' summed that Harper Ferry will be
Mletl and Richmond invaded shortly,
The Cumberland Monticello, Yankee and
several steam tugs are strictly blockading
Loiters from Boston indicate that 1500,-
000 of the new loan will bo taken there.
The Navy Department is to charter ten
more steamers at New York, live at Phila
delphia, and live at Boston .
Philadelphia, May 4. N. Jersey troops
in 14 propellers paused the cily to-day.
Boston, May 4. Orders have been issued
for four new rogiments of infantry.
CoL Fletcher Webster's regiment will pro
ceed to Fort Warren on Monday, 6lh,
Annapolis, May 4. (500,000 specie has
just arrived under convoy at Perryville.
the steam ship Baltic will sail to-day tor
Newport with families and professors of the
A fleet of steamers will also sail under
convoy for Washington.
The Allcghauy was towed from Ft. Mc
Henty yesterday. She will be heavily arm
ed as a guard ship for Annapolis harbor.
The secretary of Gov. Hicki says tho ap
pointment of a board of safety must precip
itate that State into civil war. The major
ity of the board are sworn to secession and
are men of desperate political fortunes.
The Governor may soon have to resort to
Washington or tho Pennsylvania I i .to.
Tho groat seal of the State is in Annap
olis aod will be thrown into the Chssa
poake sooner than than bo placed on the or
dinance of sucessson. The absence of tho
seal is equivalent to a veto.
Cleveland, May 4. G.vs.0nrtain, of Pa
Dennison ot O.. Randall of Wis., Blair of
Mich., M trton of Ind., and ex-Gov. Conner
of III., wore hore in conference last niht.
Proceedings not known. Tliov were sere
naded and aldrossod the people.
Saturday Night's Report.
New York, May 4th. The steamer Colum
bia with the Albany Burgesses, corps Salem
Zouaves, a detachment of 71st Regiment, and
two 12 pound Howitzers for the 7t7i Regiment,
sailed this p. m.
The Post's special Washington despatches
claim on Government authority that the Secess
ionists have planned for a fierce conflict with
the Federal troops that may attempt passing
Gen. Patterson has prepared allying Railroad
Battery of Artillery for use on the Annapolis
and Washington Railroad.
It is reported that all Secessionists have been
warned to leave Washington.
The city of Washington an I Bararia sailed for
Europj this p. in. They took out no specie.
CapL Bugle has been ordered to the com
mind of the frigate Cumberland.
A letter from the interior of South Carolina
says, that while the writer was absent at Charles
ton, a fight with negroes occurred in his town.
j They burnei four dwellings and eight stores in
the town, aud four more in the vicinity. Bight
negroes were hung, and a dozen more would
soon be hung.
The Secretary of the Treasury has instructed
the Collector not to grant leave of absence to
employees volunteering. They must resign or
Jersey City Coist Guard seized two schoon
ers loaded with 3,800 kegs and 1,160 bbls. pow
der. Commercial's special despatches say armed
vessels are stationed off Alexandria for the pro
tection of fishermen who have been fir 1 into
and fish taken from them.
Frigates Niagara and Minnesota are ordered
to sail immediately.
It is said the President will demand the re
storation of Oosport Nsvy Yard and Harper's
The Baltimoresnd Ohio Railroad offered Gov
ernment the use of their rolling stack.
Maysville, Ky., May 4. Maysville gives 690
majority for the Union. Thn Stars and Stripes
float from nearly every building in town.
Boston, May 4th. A sp-cial session of the
Legislature called for the 14th inst.
The funeral of the soldiers killed at Baltimore
took place to day at Lawrence with imposing
Washington, May 4. The Maryland legisla
ture in their interview with the President this
forenoon admitted both the right and the power
of the Oovervineut to bring troops through Bal
timore or the State, and to take any measures
for the public safety, which in the discretion of
the Fresident might be demanded, either by ac
tual or reasonably apprehended exigencies.
They expressed their belief that no immediate
effort at Secession, or resistance of Federal au
thorities, would be attempted by the Legisla
ture or State authorities, and asked that in this
view the State should as long as possible be
spared the evils of a military occupation, or a
mere revengeful chastisement for former trans
gressions, the President replied that their sug
gestions and representations should lc consider
ed, but that he should now say no more than
that the public interest, and not a spirit of re
venge, should actuate his measures.
The New York 69th Regiment will forthwith
lie located in the neighborhood of Georgetown.
The Coverninent has been officially advised
that at the latest date no Commissioners from
the Confederate States had presented themselves
at the French Court. The State Department
has instructed the new Minister to Paris, Mr.
Dayton, to explicitly make known to the French
Government that there is not now, nor has there
been, nor will there be liny or the least idea ex
isting in this Government of suffering a disso
lution of the Union to take place iu any way
W. H. Aspinwalland Cyrus W. Field arrived
Fort Kearney, May 4. The Poney Express
Irom Ban r rancisco 24tn uru, arrived to-day.
Business is a g.sid deal unsettled by the politi
cal news from the East. The settler difficulty
iu Santa Clara county continues. 170 men said
to be in armed resistance to the enforcement of
the decree of the Court ejecting settlers from
Cheb.dlo Rauche. It is unknown what course
the Government may pursue. Indians again
troublesome in Northern counties, but rigorous,
and so far successful efforts, lire being made
Wheeling, Va.. May 4. An immense county
Union meeting was held here to-day. Frank
Pierpont, of Marion county, G. M. Porter, of
Hancock county, late member of Congress, ad
dressed the people iu able speeches urging re
sistance to the Secession Ordinance, and favor
iug a division of the State. Resolutions were
adopted approving the action of the merchants
at their late meeting, denunciatory or Secession,
and declaring ndhesion to the Union. Thirty
four delegates were appointed to call a Conven
tion of Western counties of Virginia, to be hold
on the 13th of May.
A large meeting of a similar character waa
held at Clarksburg. Harrison county, yesterday.
Rising Sun, Ind., May 4. The vote at Rabbit
Pass. Boone county. Kv.. opposite this vilbure.
for Crittenden fc Guthrie ticket was 114 out of
136 votes cast.
Paris, Ky., May 4 This precinct give 375
majority for the union ticket. Bell's majority
in November was 365.
Indiampo'.is, May 4. The Legiature to-day
passed a bill authorizing the Governor to call
int. immediate service for one year, 6 Regi
mants of Volunteers for the defence of the State.
An additional appropriation of (1500,000 will
be made for purchasing arms and placing the
State on a complete war footing. About thirty
companies of the State requisition are already
here in camp, and balance win De Here by rues.
lay, miking i? Kegimtmts oi federal and etaie
Cairo, ill.. Mays. lien, riuow, uen. ray and
other prominent officers of the Confederate ar-
' i i i :
my, aim a large nutnoer oi jnississippiana, ir
Kansas and Tennessee troops, are at Memphis.
Heavy guns are arriving there daily.
Col. Prentiss, commanding officer at this point,
just received the following despatch from three
ol the most promin Mil citizens ol inncinnau:
"G inerel Pillow has several steamers ready
at Memphis. He meditates an immediate at
tack on Cairo."
Col. Prentiss replie 1: "Let him come; he will
loarn to dig his ditch on the right side. I am
Baltimore, May 4. The Maryland Senate act
Smvnling a Commutes or ruulic Balety const
urud good as lost. The Union feeling is gain
iug ground throughout the State. Workmen
are actively engaged in repairing the Northern
Central Railroad and meet with no opposition.
People are rejoiced at the prospict of a speedy
reopeuing of travel. Government seise 1 steamer
running between Baltimore and Haver de Grace.
Augusta, Me., May 4.-1300,00) loan offered
the State at par, and at 4 per cent premium.
Springfield, Mo., May 4. Hon. Phelps ad
dressed the largest meeting sines the Secession
excitement. He said that Secession was un
constitutional, and believed in revolution only
when evils so great exist that civil war is pref
arable. He said that Missouri should not take
part in a war between the North and the South
without consultatjon with her people. He ap
proved Gov. Jackson's refusal to send troops to
aid the Federal Government. He exp ressedth
hope that the Border States will act as media
tors to stay the hand of civil war. He believed
that the Military law of '36 and '37 should be
re-enacted, as that entailed no expense on the
State. He regretted Virginia had passed the
Ordinance of Secession. He expected the peo
ple of Missouri to stand firm against Secession,
while he would bow in submission to the final
ly expressed willof the people. He would vote
Mr. Bedford, Secessionist, of Arkansas, then
spoke a few minutes, when judge Orr replied to
Bedford briefly, demolishing him completely.
Secession is declining in the country.
Louisville, Mays. the vote ot Liouisvuie
favor the Union candidates to Border State Con
vention from 6 to 800. The Secession tieketwas
some time since withdrawn. The Union vote
polled supposed to be larger than any aggregate
vote ever polled here.
Hagerstown, Md., May 4. There is great re
joicing here at the success of the Union ticket at
t he special election lor members ot the .Legisla
ture, Union candidate majority 4,000 at Cum
berland. Great enthusiasm over defeat of Pub
lic safety bill.
Sunday Night's Report.
Washington, May 5. Uen. Scott sent de
spatches to Gen. Butler, at Annapolis, giving
him three days to take possession of Relay
House, nine miles from Baltimore. Butler re
sponded that he would have religious services'
there to-day. This is done to co-operate with
Pennsylvania troops advancing npon Baltimore
on the other side.
All the bridges destroyed are to be opened by
Weeesday next. Workmen are aided by the
The Times Baltimore despatch says all but
four companies of Militia have been discharged.
A inembenof the Police Board admits the re
ception of 2,000 rifles by the Baltimore Secess
ionists from Harper's Ferry.
Baltimore, May 5. New York 52d and
Mass. 8th regiments arrived this noon at
the Relay House, took possession of the tel
egraph, planted eight howitzers on tho via
duct, and invested the place. This gives
full command of the road to Washington
from the west Telegraph communication
with Harper's Ferry out oft. Rumored this
movement looks like retaking that place.
Half tho members of the Legislature are
in Baltimore; and if communication with
Frederick is cut oSj they will not get there
New York, May 5. Herald's special says
Ellsworth's Zouaves, with the Rhode Island
Artillery are ordered to Alexandria, Annap
olis and Baltimore. Twety-ooe miles each
side track of the B. & 0. Railroad, created
military depot, commanded by Col. Butler.
A Slight Difference.
The traitor Confederacy proposed to have
a loan of $15,000,000. It was announced
with a great flourish as to be taken at par,
at a premium, (to. It was all taken sev
eral times, in several places. And the
truth is, it baa not been taken yet and
probably never will be taken.
But the President of the United States
calls for men and money. No loan is asked
for, yet in 10 days time more than 1200,
000,000 are proffered without asking. Ins
deed, all the mmey of tho North is ready
st call. A slight differos.ee thist
THE RIGHT TALK.—The Newport (R. I.)
Newt reports the following:
A correspondence, of which the following
is the substance, is said lo have passed be
tween Gov. Hicks of Maryland and Oov.
Sprague of Rhode Island, on Friday or Sat
urday of last week, by telegraph :
Oov. ILclct to Oov. Spragtu: "I under
stand you are about to proceed to Washing
ton with the Rhode Island Regiment. I
advise you not to take them through Balti
more, and thus avoid trouble."
Oov. Spragat to Oov. HUIcif "The
Rhode Island Rigiraent are going to fight,
and it matters not whether they fight in
Baltimore or Washington.