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Fremont j Daily : Journal
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1861.
ISAAC M. KEELER, Editos.
Should any of our Fremont Ladies wish
to obtain beautiful flowers, we would recom
mond them to call on Mr. Ruemtnole, to
morrow morning from 6 to 12 o'clock; see
his notice in another column.
in for the War.
M. H. C bo will's company for the three
years' service is nearly full between 78 and
80 names are now enrolled. A few more
men are still wanted to make up the hun
dred. Mr. Crowell visited Columbus to see
if bis company would be
terday morning he telegraphed as follows
J. W. Bowlcs: We are accepted in the
three years' service, and will be ordered to
Camp Dennison. M. tL Cbowill.
Mr. C. returned from Columbu j last even
ing and will proceed to fill up his company
immediately. Those wbe desire to go in
for the war must speak quick.
Fair and Festival
The Ladies of St. Paul's Cburoh, Fremont,
will hold a Fair aud Festival at St. Clair's
Uall on Thursday eveniug and Friday after
noon and evening, May 80th and 3 lit.
They have many useful and fancy articles
for sale. Refreshments will be provided.
Admission to the Uall 10 cents.
The Louisville Journal says 'the Charles
ton Mercury calls the Yankee troops, now
threatening the south, 'tin peddlers.' It is
true that the Yankees have, generally in
their visits south peddled tin, but we guess
they mean to peddle load this time.'
The Cincinnati papers report matters in
a satisfactory condition at Camp Dennison,
and that the volunteers now receive proper
This pleasant paragraph appears in the Bos
ton Trmucnpt of yesterday: "Letters from En
glish cutlers received by the Persia, say that
Birmingham bouse has an order from the south.
ern status for twenty thousand scalpiug knives,
for which a SDecial uattern was sent nm Tk.
are orders in Sheffield also for the same toys for
Froclamation of Gen. Sanford.
Copies of the following proclamation by
Major-Oeoeral Sandford, of the Now York
Stale Militia, in the service of the United
States, have been extensively circulated in
Fairfax county, Va :
Headquarters, Department Fairfax, Va )
Arlington House, May 25, 1861. J
Fairfax eounty being occupied by the
troops under my command, I deem it prop
er to repeat the publicity of lie assurance
have perbonally given to many of the good
citizen about roe, that all it inhabitants
may return to or remain in their houses and
the usual pacifio occupations in peace and
confidence, and with assured protection to
their persons and property, as the United
States forces in Virginia will be employed
for no other purpose than that of the sup
pressing of nulawful combinations sgainst
tbe constitutional authorities of the Union,
and of causing the laws thereof to be duly
respected and executed. ,
fly order of Mj. Gen. Cbai.W. Sandford .
GEO. W. MORRILL, Division Inspector.
Last Night's Despatches.
New York, May 518. The Commercial Ad
vertiser's Washington special says: The 71st
New York regiment left the Navy yard this
morning in armed steamers to take possession
of Aquia Creek.
Col. Lefferta addressed the New York 7th
regiment, informing them their time of enlist
ment had expired, and that they were at liberty
to return home if they desired, but that the
Secretary of War would he glad if they would
remain in Washington three days longer. Ev
ery man shouted that he was ready to stay for
that time and as much longer as the Govern
ment desired. It is understood the Govern
ment does not feel at liberty to detain them
any longer than the time mentioned. They
will then return home.
Baltimore, May 28. The Court House and
adjacent streets were densely crowded to-day
to learn the proceedings in the habeas corpus
case of Mr. Merriman, detained at i'ort Mc-
t ior contempt oi
Tbe Marshall reported that on going there he
was refused admittance to the Fort. Chief Jns
tice Taney read a statenieut, showing the pro
ceedings of the military were illegal, and said
fearing that he should be misunderstood in an
oral statement, he should put his opinion in
writing, and file it during tho week in the
Glerk's office of the Circuit Court, and would
also forward one to the President, and calling
on him to perform his constitutional duty, and
see that the laws be faithfully executed, and to
enforce the decree of this Court.
Washington, May 28. Francis Murkoe, a re
cently re moved clerk from the State Depart
ment was arrested this afternoon by the milita
ry authorities and committed to jail.
New York, May 28. The Government has
satisfactory information that the Commissioners
of the Confederate States in Europe have met
in England a decided snd emphatic refusal to
recognize their pretentions. Lord John Rus
sell; with whatever uncertainty he may have
expressed mroseii on other points, made no con
cealment in regard to this matter.
The same intelligence comes from the French
Government. Tbe Emperor and Mr. Thouvin
all were decided.
Information to the foregoing effect has been
receivad by s diplomatist in Washington, and
the news is well accredited. It is s matter of
discussion in diplomatic circles.
Gov. Banks has been appointed Commissary
Post's special says, advices just received from
Manassas Gap state that the rebels have been
throwing up extensive entrenchments at that
point fur several weeks past.
The Commercial's despatch states, it is gener
any oeiieved mat t caerai troops nave Deen mo
ved on Grafton and Harper's Ferry.
Eli Thayer has been appointed Patent Com
missioner. St. Louis, May 28. It having been de
cided to occupy Bird's Point in Missouri
opposite Cairo, orders were received yester
day for tbe transfer of one regiment of
Gen. Lyon's Brigade to that place. Col.
Schnttner has been selected, and will prob
ably embark this morning on the Govern
ment steamor Iatan.
The encampment on the suburb of the
city are broken up to day and tbe troops
quartored in -tbe Arsenal and JoHcrsoo
An American Zouave Regiment, to be
commanded by Col. Morgan L. Smith is
forming. An Irish Brigade is organizing.
It is understood that Gn. Harney has
authorized the immediate organization of
companies of Uomn Home Guards at Han
nibal, St. Joseph, Kansas City, aud Spring
field tbe companies to be mustered into
the service of tho United States sorviee,
and furnished with arms.
All the Stale troops have left Ji tfi-raon
City, except two companies who reimtin as
a body guard to the Governor. The Ha
beas Corpus esse of Capt. McDonald is still
being argued before Judge Treat.
St. Louis, May 28lh. Tbe Penascolnl
correspondent of the Mobile Adverttstr
nay : Lord Lyon has written to the Brit
ish Consul at Pensacola recognizing tbe
bLckado in the name of the British Gov
ernment, and warning English vessels of its
effect. No movement indicating hostilities
have taken place.
Cairo, Mar 28. Three thirty-two pound
ers and cariagea for the three iweuty-four
pounders arrived this evening. Jo relia
ble information of tbe movements of Qen.
Pillow or Confederate army.
Now York, May 28. Tbe ; Uarabaldi
Guard over 1,000 stroug left by rail for
Washington this evening.
Philadelphia, May 28. A special des
patch says that the Powhattan had arrived
at Washington, having landed the N. Y.
71st regiment at Acquis Creek, with op
position. Boston, May 28. It is probably true that
two of the three new sloops of war ordered
by Congress will be built at the Charles
town navy yard. ' '
The third district Republican Convention
any nomination for Congress.
Baltimore, May 28. A gentleman arrived from
Norfolk to-day. Ue come through Richmond,
and Fredericksburg. Butler had not commen
ced operations yet. An attack looked for daily,
lie could not ascertain the uuinber of troops at
Norfolk, but estimates them at 2U,000. Troops
are daily arriving from the South. No appre
hension that Norfolk could be taken. Twenty
eight cars tilled with soldiers passed through
Petersburg on Saturday, lie tliinka there are
15,000 troops at Richmond. Au attack is ex
pected from Vork river, which isguarded against
by batteries and earthworks wliich are said to
be well supported by heavey artillery. Was
informed there were 10,000 troops on the hills
about Fredericksburg, strengthened by numer
ous batteries. Manuassas Gap was reinforced
on Sunday night by troops from North Caroli
na, South Carolina and Tennessee.
A special despatch from WiUiamsport says that
mysterious movements are going ou there.
Friends nor foes are allowed to visit the rebel
camp. Surmised it is intended to mask a re
treat. The river road and canal are obstructed
at Point of Rocks 10 miles this side of Har
Fort Kearney, May 28. The Pony Express
from Sanfrancisco the 18th, passed to-day.
There is but little hope ot Legislature provi
ding for a special election for Congressmen.
Major Ariuitage, who has been in corumaud
at Sau Diago, Gen. Johnson, late commanding
Pacinc division and Dr. Gould, of Fort Hum
bolt, will join the Confederate army. -,
Gin. Butler's Strateot at the Bab.
One of Gen. Butler's shrewd professional
tricks is told by young factory girl, for-
roerly employed in one of the Lowell mills.
She had been discharged, and the corpora
tion refusing to pay her, sua sought legal
redress and retained Mr. Butler for ber coun
sel. He listened to ber case with much
interest, and afterwards consulted tbe re
presentative of the corporation, who still
refused to pay the girl bor wages. ' Butler
then issued writ, and attached the main
water-wheel of tho establishment, and by
bringing the whole manufactory to a stop,
the corporation, rather than allow their
mills to remain idle, and await tbe law's de
lay, paid the girl her wages and resumed
The Sewell's Point Hoax.
The following explanation of tho story
about a fight at Sewell's Point is furnished
by tho Associated Press :
The dispatch cent from Washington on
Saturday, of the reported capture of Se
wfll's Point by Gen. Butler's command on
Friday, was based on tho unequalified ststp
ment of the Washington National Repub
lican extra, there beiug bo meaus at the
time of ascertaining the precixe truth of tho
statement, which, however, needs official
confirmation. The Yankee has not arrived
The Chicago Poll of Sunday morning
reports the condition of Judge Douglas as
much lets critical Rnd says that his recovery
was then oonsidered certain. ' ! ' j