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Fremont Daily Jonrnal
THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1861.
ISAAC M. KEELER, Editob.
Last Night's Despatches.
Scnnton, June 12. At the Democratic Con
vention held at Wilkesbarre yesterday, H. B.
Wright was nominated to represent the Xllth
District in Congress, in place of O. W. Scrauton,
New York, June 12. Gen. Geo. H. Keim di
ed at Heading, Pa., on Monday night.
Louisville, June 12. The New Orleans Pic
ayune says: Two U. S. transports, one supposed
to be the Empire City, and said to have 1,500
men aboard arrived off the bar yesterday p. m.
Oen. Twiggs hss issued an order prohibiting
all kinds of vessels to pass by Fort Jackson
without the Governor's written order.
Baltimore, June 12. Ooe of Lieut.
Grabble' men says if tho order had been
given to advance instead of retreat, the bat
tery would have been takon io five min
utes; that all but tbo rifled caQnon bad
been silenced. At soon as the order was
given to retreat, Grebble spiked bis gun
that if it should fall into the enemy's bands,
it would be useless, and was killed in the
Ool. Bendiz's Zouaves acted with great
bravery, and were with difficulty prevented
from storming the battery without orders.
They killed five rebels outside the works.
Washington, June 12. The secession
papers of Baltimore are monstrously falsi
fying the affair at Bethel.
Tbo Suns says 1,000 killed and wounded.
These misstatements are doubtless to
influence the Congressional election in Ma
ryland, which takes place to-morrow.
Government is fully prepared to check
any outbreak io Baltimore.
In Henry Winter Davis district the vote
will be olose, but it is believed be will be
Private advices from East Tennessee say
Union men there are fully determined to
resist secession, and take up arms to de
fend the Government.
Sis steamers are now at Washington
Navy Yard fully armed and steam up, rea
dy to start at a moment's notice.
Federal troops are gradually pushing
tbeir way in the direction of Fairfaz Court
House, strengthening their lines of commu
nication as they go. Fifty thousand car
tridges wore sent to tho Relay House to
day. Reports from Kentucky say the secession
ists there feel confident of driving that State
out of the Union at the proper time.
' The Post Office Department is perfect
ing postal arrangements for Western Vir
ginia. The Tribune special says, Captain Ma
grader's company was encamped few
miles beyond Rockville, last night, near the
New York 9th and Pennsylvania Artillery,
2S miles hence, towards Fredorick ; which
is their destination. All was quiet when
they entered Rockville, although threats oc
casioned the cavalry to load tbeir arms.
Col. Stone's column has probably reached
Wheeling, June 12. The Western Vir
ginia Convention met in this city yesterday
nd after effecting a temporary organiza
tion adjourned to meet this morning at 10.
About 40 counties were represented.
: Delegates are apportioned to each boun
ty on basis of representation in the Legis
lature. Arthur J. Boveman, of Wood
county, was chosen permanent chairman.
He delivered patriotic address on ta
king the seat; reviewing the action of the
Richmond Convention and ordinance of se
cession, ane exhorting members to firm,
decided, and thorough action.
The delegations from various counties
wero sworn in by the following
We solemnly declane that we will support the
Constitution of the United States, and the laws
made in pursuance thereof, as the supreme law
of the land; any thing in the ordinance of the
Convention that assembled in Richmond last
February, to the contrary notwithstanding. So
help us God.
The taking of the oath by each delega
tion was very impressive, and convinced all
spectators that the Convention meant busi
ness. Tho programme marked out by the
Convention seeojs to be a Provisional Gov
ernment for tho whole Stale; the deposition
of the present Stale authorities, who are in
rebellion, and the eutire reorganization of
the municipal government.
No diversity of sentiment on this pro
gramme has been heard among tbo mem
bers. Mr. Carlisle offered a resolution which
was unanimously adopted, expressing tbeir
thanks to Geo. McClellao for Bending fed
eral troops into Western Virginia, com
mending the gallant conduct of the troops
at Phillippi, and complimenting the brave
ry of Col. B. F. Kelley of the 1st Virginia
Mr. Dorsey, of Monongalia, offered a resolu
tion declaring that it shall be a part of the bu
siness of this Convention to make requisite
preparatory arrangements for a separation from
Eastern Virginia, and the formation of a new
State, composed of the counties represented
here; said preliminary arrangements, when com
pleted, to be submitted for approval to Legis
lature now convened in this city, as the only
loyal and legitimate Legislatuae of Virginia;
thence to the Congress of the United States.
The resolution, at the request of several mem
bers, was withdrawn for the present
After the appointment of a Committee of 13
to prepare business. Convention adjourned to
meet to-morrow 10 o'clock at the United States
St Louis, June 12. About 200 State troops,
were sent from Jefferson city down the Pacific
Railroad last night, and part of Gasconade bridge
30 miles this side of Jefferson was burned by
order of the State authorities. Telegraph wires
were cut a short distance from JefferKnn, and
operatorsforbidden to make repairs for the
Springfield, 111., June 13. O. H. Browning
has been appoineed United State's Senator by
Got. Yates to fill the vacancy occasioned by the
death of Senator Douglas.
Boston, Juno 1 2. Tbo officers of the
steam frigate Susquehanna, who resigned
after she reached this port, learned to day
from Washington that their names had been
stricken from the navy roils.
It is rumored Capt. Cbannay, who is on
the retired list has been appointed to com
mand the Susquehanna. She is coaling,
and will be ready for sea in a few days.
The Colorado has received her ordnance,
stores, fec, and will sail soon.
Wbshiogton, June 12. The President
having accepted five regiments of volunteers
under Gen. Sickles, an order was to-day is
sued by the Secretary of War to muster
them into service for three years, or during
The three months militia and three years
volunteers will be paid at once to include
the 81st Msy. With this view command
ing officers of these troops will cause dupli
cate muster rolls to be made out immediate
ly, which tbey will forward to the Paymas
ter General in this city, and upon these
rolls the officers of the pay department will
pay in full, leaving any stoppages to be de
ducted at a future payment.
The State of Missouri having been add
ed to Gen. McClellan's department, the
headquarters of the department of tbe West
re removed from St. Louis to Fort Leav
enworth. Tbe improbable rumor that Gen. Butler
had renewed the battle at Great Bethel
caused intense excitement throughout the
Lieut. Butler brought official despatches
of tbe engagement under General Pierce.
They do uot essentially vary from published
accounts. It is therein stated that of tbe
14 Federal troops killed, 8 fell by tbo hands
of friends, by mistake as heretofore explain
ed. Tbe number of tbe wounded was 45.
Boston, June 12 Chief of police this
morning roceived the following dispatch :
New York, June 11th. To chief of po
lice Boston. Win. Trappman, a captain
in the Confederate army is to sail in the
steamer America Wednesday. Ho is th
bearer of dispatches from Jeff. Davis, and
also a commissioner for privateers. Thesn
papers ought to be secured.
JOHN A. KENNEDY,
Sup't of Police, N. Y.
In tbo absence of the U. S. Marshal and
Dictrict Attorney, Mr. Ameo with a posse
of police visited the etcamor America and
after much trouble discovered Trappman
and asked to soe bis papers. Mr. T. was
indignant, declaring himself to he the Prus
sian Consul at Charleston, as ho was recent
ly, and producing his papers in evidence
of tbe fact, signed by Franklin Pierce. He
also exhibited a passport signed by Robert
Bauch, British Consul at Charleston.
Ho had also, passes showing that ho
was tho bearer of dispatches from Lord
Lyons to tho British Government, and
threatened the direct vengeance of that
Government if he was interfered with. His
state room was searched but nothing of ob
jectionable character was found, and he
was allowed to go in tbe steamer. Upon
returning to bis office, Mr. Ameo found the
New York, June 12. To Chief of Police,
Boston: Arrest and hold Wm. Trappman, of
Charleston, South Carolina, for treason. Ue is
to sail in steamer to-day. Secure his papers.
order of the of State.
JNO. A. KENNEDY,
Sup't of Police.
The despatch came too late, as the steamer
New York, June 12. The steamer North
Star has arrived, bringing California mails and
specie to May 21st.
Cairio, June 12. The steamer City of
Alton with two companies of Col. Ayles
bery's regiment, squad of artillery men,
with two field pieces made an excursion
down tbe Mississippi river five miles below
Columbus, Kentucky, to-nay. On return
ing, when near Colembus, some machinery
of tbe boat broke, aud tbo boat drifted
ashore while tbe machinery was beiug re
paired. The Cuptain of tbo boat with 8
of his crew went asboro and cut down a
secession flag on shore, and brought it to
this city. No attempt was tnado to pre
vent their taking tbo flag. It is reported
by passengers who have arrived from Col
umbus since the City of Alton left, that
great excitement prevailed among the citi
sens, and that a locomotive and cars were
immediately despatched to Union City to
convey rebol troops to Columbus. No rebel
troops seen by excursionists between here
Washington, Juno 12. Govornment
has ordered the construction of 1000 armed
wagons. It is thought Col. Keyes will be
General io the
(Special to the Herald.)
Annapolis, June 12. Major Morgan has
returned from Centreville with 160 men.
Had a skirmish with the enemy and cap
tured COO stands of arms and two prisoners.
Baltimore, Juno 12. A Pennsylvania
regiment passed through hero for Cbam
bcrsburg. It is now believed there will be
no trouble at the election to-morrow.
Specie comes to this country from the Old
World in s steady stream. The smount trans
mitted to us from England since tbe 28th of
November last, is stated by the London News
to be $29,000,000.