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Fremost r Daily Jonrnai
THURSDAY, MAY 80, 1861.
' ISAAC M. KEELER, Editob.
Lt no one fail to remember the Ladle' Fair
aud Festival at SU Clair's Hall to-night.
The gran and wheat throughout the county
are looking welt
During the past few days the farmers have
Improved the pleasant weather by planting corn.
" Where there's a Will there's a Way."
M. H. Csowsl and J. W. Bowius hart bees aeUvo sad
miring la their effort to ralst s eompen y of 100 mm for
tone veers, or during the war. Wo sro happy In being
sbls to say that ttaej art tangniDo of uoceu in tho enter
prise. About 80 are enrolled, and without a doabt before
the tan goes down to-night, the requisite number will
bs obtained. Should any one who reads this notion thla
Bornlng have an Inclination to sure his country in thli
struggle with Southern rebels, let him oome np before 12
o'clock, noon, and enroll blmielL About 40 from the vt
elnitr of freeport hare Joined and will arrire about noon
to-day. Capt. Parish will announce their arrlral by a
salute from "Old Croghan."
If you wish to keep posted in the war news,
call at our office and get the Daily Journal.
It is published by 6 o'clock in the morning, and
contains all the telegraph despatches up to that
time. Price, 3 cents a copy, 10 cents a week.
Tho Cleveland Utnii, the pioneer daily of Northern
Ohio, will hereafter be luued both Morning and Ironing.
This announcement will please its hoiU of frlendi all
through this section of the Bute. J. A. Hassis, for ma
ny year the editor and proprietor of the iterate, but for
the past two years editor of the LtmtUr, has again become
Its editor. The Horning and Evening Utrtli with "J.
A. H." ae "Chief," will be one of the but dailies in the
State. Terms, St per year.
The Washington Star has this incident: "The
other day some or UoL ELtsworin s c ire zouaves,
on taking a stroll through the country some dis
tance from their camp, into PrinceGeorge's coun
ty, came across a farmer who was busily engag
ed in planting corn, and as he expressed some
concern that he should not be able to get the
crop into the ground in season, they determined
to help him out; so, pulling off their jackets,
they pitched in with hearty good will, and did
the job up in short order. They then marched
back to camp, as tickled as a cat with two tails."
ELMER E. ELLSWORTH.
DIED MAY 24, 1861.
Wasr, weep, Columbia! Death with traitorous hand
Has slain s Here, quenched s manly flams, -Cam
heartfelt sorrow o'er s throbbing land,
And earred for future years to read, a nam
On the grand altar of our Country's fame.
Strew rosea o'er his eorpee e Soldier's row
He took a 8oldier'e pall eawrape htm now;
At Glory'a portal Death's red summons esm.
Chant, 0 ye Land, the Soldier's burial hymn
O'er Cuswobtb's bier; and as ye aadly tarn.
With falt'rlng voiee, and eyes with teardropa dim,
wear ye that Retribution's torch may burn
la every breast! A martyr's youthful blood
Cements year oath. Btrikel for your cause is good!
Tt in uLatA1 with innuricirariiA nrnhahilitv
of truth, that lbs president will soon make
levy of 100,000 mors troop. This, with
previous levies, will make something such
an army as all loyal citizens will rejoice to
see in tho field. Tribune. .
Special elections were held io the Vllth
and Xlllth Congreasion districts of this
State on Tuesday last, to fill the vacancies
occasioned by the resignations of John Sher
man nd Thomas. Corwin. In the Xllltli,
8. T. Worcester, (Rep.) is elected by about
'' 1,600 majority. In the Vllth, R. A. Har
rison, (Am.) is elected by a small majority.
i The Daily JouaxAL ean be bad every morn
ing at MoCuiivoca's Drug Store, It contains
all the telegraph news and much other miscel
laneous and local intelligence. Price, 3 cent.
Last Night's Despatches.
New York, May 29. Col. Butler, brother of
the General, had a long interview with the Cab
inet. Gen. Butler desire that instruction may
be sent to him regarding the method of dealing
with fugitives. It is understood Government
fully indorses the course of Gen. Butler regar
Special to the Post.
Great interest is manifested in the Baltimore
Habeas Corpus case. It is thought the Govern
ment will respect the Court's civil powers.
Secretary Cameron is ill.
The President has accepted four Illinois reg
iments who came to him rather than await State
action. They include Ellsworth's original
Zouaves and Herkers German regiment.
It is said Mai. Shaller has been tendered the
Colonelcy of the Fire Zouaves in place of the
lamented Ellsworth. It is unknown whether he
In a day or two an advance column of the
Grand Army will be pushed forward to Man
The 71stNew York regiment have returned
to the Washington Navy Yard. A false alarm
took them down the river.
Government is satisfied that its naval prepar
ations are in such a state of forwardness as to
effectually blockade every Southern port by
Other election returns in Virginia shows vote
in a precinct near Mount Vernon was 76 for
Union and 19 for secession.
Wetxel county gives 613 msjority for Union.
Bartlett's NavalBrigade left for fortress Mon
roe to-day, numbering 750 men, with several
James rifled cannon. They are all seamen.
Baltimore, May 29. Col. Dare 'a regiment
passed through here to-day taking the North
Philadelphia, May 29. A Western movement
of the Philadelphia troops is afoot. Several
regiments under Gen. Patterson leave at once
on the Pennsylvania Railroad. Rumored des
tination Harper's Ferry.
New York, May 29. The steamer Bienville,
from Havanna 25th, has arrived. Money strin
gent at Havanna; 9al4 per cent. Business con
fidence not restored. Exchange on London 4a
5 per cent pramium; on New York and Boston.
2a4 per cent, discount. New Orleans augar
moreactize 5att. Reals stock 250,000 box
es. Molasses quiet. Freights have advanced
for foreign flags.
Xenia, O., May 29. Richard A. Harrison,
union candidate (union between the knownoth
ings and Democrats Ed. Joub.) for Congress
from the 7th district, was elected by a small
majority. Very light vote cast.
Washington May 20. Carl Slhursbas
been deprived of tho gratification of pro
oeeding with his brigade to Fortress Mon
roe. His leave of absence as Minister to
Spain was to-day revoked, and he will at
once enter upon the discharge of bis do ties,
The Secretary of the Treasury telegraph
ed to the Collector at Cincinnati an order
to facilitate the supplies of goods to the
loyals of Western Virginia, entering at the
port of Wbeeliag, that section being exempt
from the restriction of a blockade.
The general character of tho correspond
ence just received here shows a better un
derstaoding in European capitals of the
true condition of affairs in this country.
The first diplomatic dinner of the Presi
dent will take place Tuesday next
The President has determined to appoint
Hon. Win. Scbenck Brigadier General.
Colonel Anderson has been assigned to
the command of a Western military depart
ment. Gen. McDonnell commanding the new
Virginia Military geographical deparimenl,
has no particular place for bis head quarters,
they will be moveable according tn circum
stances. Gov, Yates and Hon. John A. McClern
ard leave to-morrow for their homos in 111.
They have accomplished the object of their
visit, which was the arrangement of certain
military commercial and subsistence ques
tions. Another result of their missiou
the acceptance of six regiments of three
month's volunteers for three vears, together
with eleven additional regiment for
same serviced ; received.
Information hss reachedWashington that
the secession forces have thrown up earth
works perhaps 200 foot square at Mannas
sas Gap junction, and comtuaDdicg the
track for perhaps a mile ; tbey are under
command of Gen. Bonham of 8. Carolina.
Col Magruder was there in command of a
battery. It is believed that Col. Kershaw's
South Carolina regiment has been moved
up the road to Centrevillo, Fairfax county,
to strengthen the position there in view of
the probability that the federal troops would
strike a blow at that point to cut off com
munication with Harper's Ferry.
New York, May 29. The transport steamer.
Empire city, arrived from fortress Monroe. Re
ports that the Harriet Lane had captured the
steamer Catharine Newburn and Iris of Balti
more, both laden with naval stores.
The frigate Niagara arrived at Havanna on
the 13th and sailed the 23d on a cruise.
The gun boat HunUville arrived at Havanna
on the 22d.
Cairo, 111, May 29. A full regiment of St.
Louis volunteers, under commaud of Colonel
Schultner, arrived here this afternoon and pro
ceeded at once to Bird's Point, which they will
permannently hold. The regiment is supplied
with Minnie rifles, Camp equipages, and pro
visions for thirty days. Two batteries will be
sent from here to-morrow.
A gentleman reports that of all the troops
under command of Gen. Pillow, only 5,100 are
well armed, these principally at Union city and
Randolph. Arms, however, are daily arriving
Three twenty-four pounders, one eight inch
howitzer, one eight inch mortar, and three thirty-two
pounders are now here mounting. Will
be finished to-morrow.
News that troops have been sent into Virgin
ia from Ohio, strengthens the belief of an early
movement from hero.
Frankfort, Kentucky, May 29. In Con
vention to-day, Messrs. Gamble, Hall, Guth
rie, Wycliffo, Boll, Dixon and Dunlap were
chosen a committee to prepare a general
address. Messrs. Guthrie, Bell, Dixon and
Williams and Kicbardson are appointed a
committee to prepare an address to the peo
ple of Kentucky. On resolution, the mem
bers of the Convention were sworn to bo
faithful to the Constitution of the United
States while holding membership.
Lonisville, May 29. The tobacco fair at
Sproatt's Warehouse was a decided success.
253 hogshead were opened for competition,
which sold at prices exceeding the average
of last year.
Boston, May 29tb. A correspondent of
the Transcript states that the commander
of the Minnesota and Niagara are in posses
sion of the names and description of tho
vessels shortly expected at New Orleans
with valuable arms and munitions of war
pujglbased by the rebels in Europe. A close
watch is arranged for their capture. The
ship Abellino recently arrived at New Or
leans from Boston has been seized by the
Baltimore, May 29. Tbs Garibaldi reg
iment from New York, passed through here
about 8 o'clock to-night, and marched thro.'
Blockade or Pehsaoola. The follow
ing note was sent to Gen. Bragg, under a
white flag, from the United States squad
ron, off Pensncola, the eveniug of the 13th ;
U. S. Frigate Sabine,
Orr Pensacola, May 13, 1661. f
Sir The port is now strictly block
aded by a portiou of tho United States na
val forces under my command. No coast
ing vessels will be allowed two weeks from
this date to settle their accounts aod "Bail.
After the expiration of that time tbey will
bo detained, if they attempt to loavo harbor,
aud dealt with accordiog to the laws a.
gainst violating blockades.
Very respectfully, your oh't servant,
H. A. ADAMS, Captain.
Senior officer present.
There was another sharp frost this morning.