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Fremont Dailyf Journal.
ISAAC M. KEELER, Editob.
FUNERAL OF DOUGLAS.
Chicago, June "7. Business generally
suspended to-day, the board trade having
agreed yesterday until Saturday banks, job
bine houses, and dry goods stores, should
all b closed.
m. ; Street at an early hour in the - vicinity
of the Una of march of the funeral process
ion densely thronged with people, largS
numbers of whom arrived from the country,
by morning trains. -
At 11 o'clock amid tolling bells and fir
ing of minute guns, the procession moved
from Bryan Hall, where since Tuesday the
remains have lain in state, through Clark
. and Lake streets, to Michigan avenue, thence
to Cottage Grove. "- '
Procession about two miles in length, and
occupied an hour in passing. ', Estimated
1 10,000 persons in cortege. .
Military, Governor, State Officers, mem
bers of the Legislature, Medical, Legal pro
' fessions, Masonic Fraternity, Mercantile As
sociation, Fire Department, Typographical
Union, all Benevolent Societies of the city,
were out to do honor to the memory of the
illustrious dead. .. " ,'.
. At Cottage Grove services were conduct
ed by Bishop Duggsn, who delivered a brief
but eloquent oration on the character of the
.From various towns in different parts of
tb State, we learn business was suspended
'and the day appropriately observed. '
Independent Guards, Attention!
Tha Mbm of tba IodopMonit Gord an raqooatad
to ml at tht Coort Bona la framont, on SATURDAY,
iamt lib, at o'clock P. M. for Drill.
By order of Company.
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The two men who were injured in the explo
sion of the steam mill at Bellevue, Thursday af
ternoon, died the same night. They were buri
ed yesterday afternoon. ' A lady in the house
adjoining had aa ana broken by a flying frag
anauL' ' - '
' This number closes one month of the Daily
joosxAL. Our friends who oon template coutin-
uing with us another month, will confer a favor
on us by renewing their subscriptions during
the coming week.
! This is to be s general training day In Fre
F re moat. The Home Guards, the Independent
Guards and the TilloUon Guard will all be on
parade, the weather being favorable.
. The Messenger Extra of lat evening announ
ced that a Cavalry company and the Volunteers
who have returned from Camp Denniaon on
furlough, will also turn out If so, to use the
expressive language of the Menaenger, "some
military again" to-dny.
The returned Volunteers belonging to Capt's
Uayae and TUlotsons' companies, are invited to
call in our office during their star, and get the
CaUT Jotsnai free of charge. ' Printed every
mqrning, except Fridays and Sundays, by S
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' The Enfield rifled musket, which were im
ported from England, have been taken to the
Musrachusetta State Arsenal, at Cambridge,
The Dn.r Jqubhal can be had every morn
ing at MuCullouh's Drug Store. It contains
all the Telegraph iiewa and much other uiiacel
laneous and local intelligence. Price, S cents."
Last Night's Despatches.
(Commercial's Washington Despatch.)
Washington, June 7. Tbo picket guards
of the Highlanders wore fired on last night
at Germantown. Offers have been made
to Government to conslract stool platod ves
sels, bomb and shell proof, and be finished
within six months after the contract is sign
ed. Not known that government will ac
cept such offers.
Additional troops have been ordered to
Chamberaburg. This is understood as an
indication that the line of the federal army
are rapidly closing, and that the forces un
der Geo. McClellan in Western Virginia
will act in concert with the Pennsylvania
troops for the redaction of the fortifications
at Harper'a Ferry.
Senators and members of the House are
coming by every train.
The Government baa decided that it will
not accept any more contributions from
States, and hereafter will obtain all the
funds necessary for the support of govern
ment through the regular channels.
, Tba7 1st regiment was engaged in scout
ing duty last night, to prevent the rebels
foora seizing provisions in Maryland.
(Evening Post Special.)
The National Republican pronounces false
the report about recovering of vessels at
It is understood Government will not
make any further requisitions for troops at
Col. Meigs is still in charge of the Poto
mac aquiduct and public bridge.
The President's mansion and all the de
partments are closed to-day in honor of tbo
momory of Senator Douglas.
Several companies of regulars belonging
to the 3d infantry, leave to-night for Harp
er'a Ferry, via Cbamborsburg.
New York, June 7. The following is a
special but seems groundless :
Washington, June 7. Reported on high
authority, that if England interferes in
American affairs, France will side with our
government to put down rebellion. Napo
leon will not permit England to cripple her
greatest mnratime rival.
New York, June 7. Report current to
day that the N. Y. 7th regiment is again
ordered immediately to the seat of war.
Washington, June 7.- All rumors since
Saturday of marching of federal troops on
Fairfax C. H., aro without foundation.
The President baa recognized Miguel
Saioiroza, Consul flora Mexico, to San Ao-
tonio, Texas; thus continuing the policy of
treating secession as a nullity.
"St. Johns, N. F., June 7th. The tele
graph lines were again cut on Monday eve
ning in number of places. A large body
of police has been despatched to tbe vari
ous points of difficulty, and every energy is
being strained to capture the miscreants
who are engaged in a regular organized
body for the destruction of tbe lines.
The Vigo for Livorpool, passed Cape
Race on Wednesday night, but no des
patches were put aboard of ber. It is use
less to send messages for Europe this way,
until the local affairs of the Province are
Cincinnati, Jane 7. The 1 1 tb Indiana
Regiment of Zouaves, Col. Wallace, fully
armed and equipped, passed through this
city this ' afternoon, en route for Cumber
land, Md. Tbey made a splendid appear
ance and were enthusiastically received.
- Louisville,- June 7. The Journal says
that a large quantity of arms were secretly
brought from Tennessee to Kentucky, on
Wednesday, by secessionist!.. .
. ,Tbe New , Orleans Picayune of tbe 4 lb
inst, says that the Mexican schooner Bril
liant, Was ordered off the Pnss by tho
Brooklyn. Tho brig Creole was seized and
The British, French, Spanish, and Bre
men Consuls at New Orleans, M. Baroucho
tho French Agont, bad nn interview with
tho commauder of tbe Brooklyn.
There is a destructive crevasso on the
Louisinnna sido of tbe Mississippi near
Natchez, 250 feot wide and 10 feet deep.
A Norfolk despatch to tbe Atlanta Con
federacy says, tbe Merri rose's machinery is
uninjured, and she will be ready for sea by
Tbe Charleston Courier of the 4th, says
that tho Minnesota is tho only vessol off that
The Memphis papers are calling tbe at
tention of the Vigilance Committee to tho
high price of provisions charged by dralern
The Mobile Register says that the Baltic
turned the British ships Pertisseo and
Bramloy Moore to sea on Juno 1st, from
Mobile Bay. Tbe port is now clear of
Laue, Illinois, June 7. A fire broke out
here this morning in" the warehouse of
Boyce fe Besup. The flames speedily com
municated to tbe warehouses of Spnulding
fc Co., Murphy & Son, Lake & Beckman
all of which were destroyed. Loss on
grain 115,000; building $8,000 partly
Washington, June 7 5 companies of United
States infantry left on the cars, said for Chain
bereburg 35 gens are now inouuted on the embank
ments near Arlington Heights. An attack in
shortly expected from the rebels at Manassas
Boston, June 7. The frigate Colorado sailed
to-day for the South.
Frederick, Md., June 7 A gentleman just
from Harper's Ferry, reports that Jeff. Davia in
expected there to-morrow. Every thing is in
readiness and an attack eagearly expected.
There is no indications of the place being
evacuated. New troops are constantly arriv
ing. Provisions aro abundant. The strictest
discipline is maintained. He was prohibited
from talking with the soldiers; nays 17, men are
Louisville, June 7. The members of the Lou
isville battery have disbanded because a ma
jority of its members believe the field officers
of the battalion to which itia attached have se
cession proclivities. The guns are in charge of
Col. Hunt st Muldraugh'a Hill encampment.
There is no corrobberation of the statement
that U. S. troops have crossed from Cairo Uv
Kentucky side of the Ohio river, nor is the re
port believed here.
Letters reaching here, directed to points in
the seceded States and Memphis, are detained
here, and will probably be sent to the dead let
The National flag was raised over the Custom
House and Post Orhce buildings this afternoon.
The Memphis Avalanche says, "the Lin
conites boast that they have a navy and we
have none. In this they are mistaken. In
a fow days we will have two from Europe
U the English and tbe French which will
give due attention to Lincoln s pretended
blockade." The traitors evideotly think
that the old world is as crazy about cotton
as they themselves are. At the same time
with strange inconsistency, they are plowing
up their cotton fields and sowing corn. We
see accounts of ibis in nearly all our ex
changes in tbe seceded states. Between
the blockade and this substitution of crops,
we reckon foreign vessels will have very lit
tle inducement to visit southern ports.
Carrying Out the Original Injunction.
Tbe New Orleans people are resolved not
to neglect their moral responsibilities, not
withstanding their political dissoluteness.
A Sunday school convention there recently
passed tho following resolution:
Jieiolwed, That a committee of ladies and
gentlemen be appointed whose duty it shall
be to raise children for the Sabbath ucboola.