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FREMONT DAILY JOURNAL.
Vol.1. MONDAY M()RM(i, MY 13, 1801. Xo. 1 Letter From Hannibal, Missouri. HANNIBAL, Mo., May 4, 1861. Kiwrom Jot'RKAi.f Thinking perhnpstha Union-loving people of Northern Ohio would like to know what is transpiring in Missouri, I take the liberty of dropping them a line through your valuable journal. Don't have too much confidence in the loyal ty of her people. The leader of this Secession movement are men of no email influence; how ever, North East Missouri is all right for the "Stars and Stripes, come what may. Ex- Con gressman Thos. L. Anderson, tire "War Horse," of North-east Missouri, was defeated in running on the Secession ticket for a seat in the Legisla ture by a very large maj ority . But few woeks since this ez-Hoiiorable gentleman addressed a Hannibal audience, in which he raid that he had come home from the councils of this nation with the avowed purpose to precipitate Missouri out of this eccutrea Union, and if she did not go he would. He has now departed for Bait river. Whether he calls that out of the Union or not I ean't aay. So sanguine was thia Ex-honorable enueman 01 ms election, that he started for efferson eitv to attend an extra session of the Legislature; and requested a friend of his to forward his certificate of election to him as soon as the returns come in. H. S. Lipscomb, an uncompromising Union man, was elected over him. The Secessionists have struck another lead, and that is "armed neutrality," which is a hum bug, for they that are not for us are against us. The Legislature convened on the iid of May for the purpose of putting Missouri on a war foot ing, organize the Militia and procure arms. The State ia rather destitute of arms, except what they stole from the Arsenal at Fort Liberty a few weeks ago, and it ia to be hoped that these "armed neutrals," or Secessionists will meet with but little sympathy in the procuring of arms at the North; for their leaders publicly say that Missouri aiust never attempt to secede till she is armed and prepared to defend herself against an unholy crusade waged against the South by Northern fanatics. This is just what these "arm ed neutrals" are going to do, and their action ought to be nipped in the bud. . Yourstruly, T. D. McGILLICUDDY. A Voioxt from thb Mountains. The Lexington (Ky.) Statesman, accession pa per, of the 26th has heard from the moun tains, and says : We refer especially to the counties of Rockcastle, Laurel, Whitley, and adjoining portions of others. The question of seces sion has there resolved itself into the issue of ilavery and freedom. The Southern Right men are strengthened by large ac cessions, bnt the Unionist have thrown off the mask, and openly sustain the Adminis tration, avow themselves coersionists, con demn Gov. Magoffin severely because of his refusal of troops to Lincoln, and admit themselves to be friends of freedom. The sanie paper also says: The condition of Kentucky is deplorable. There is a division of her people in some localities which may lead to serious collis ions..!. The old emancipation party is reviv ed, and will ere long become the nucleus of a formidable organization. Already men have avowed themselves the champions of freedom, and the movemont is on foot to lead them large accessions of volunteers now being rsllid under the neutrality flag. Distinguished Arrival. John C. Heonan, the Benicia Boy, ar rived in the city this morning, by the Louisville mail boat. He has been down south. . It is said the traitors were exceed ingly anxious to procure the services of the "Boy," but he politely informed them that his muscle could only be used in defense of those colors under which be walloped the Champion 'of England. The "Boy" is wanted in New York. He ought to be Captain of Wilson's regiment of "bruisers," —[Cincinnati Times. First SpecieThen Shinplasters-Then Niggers. to a Philadelphia! from a friend in Charleston, dated April 25th, say: We are getting to bo in a bad way for food. Our fighting men seem to Iinvo over looked the fact that nearly all we cat hns heretofore been received from tho North. Butter, cheese, lard, bacon, ham, fish, dried fruits, potatoes, fcc., &c The war has slop pod our supply. The troops will gobble up what little is on hand, and what then t It is no joke. Butter retails at sixty cents n pound, and is neither plenty nor good. Fresh ments are from twenty-five to thirty five cents a pound all sorts, from the ten der calf to the venerable bull. Short crops will follow the war fever. While Massa loafs about the city or plays soldier on tho Island, Sambo don't go to work of bis own accord on the plantation. Look for real distress here next winter. The screws being applied to the banks, a considerable portion of the loan "was freely taken." Hurrah! The first instalmentwill about use up the specie on hand, and the second will have to be paid in shinplasters; the third in niggers, probably, and so forth. Pity us; we are in a bad way. Do not believe what our papers say, for they have long since ceased to tell the truth. The Norfolk Herald says the blockade of that harbor includes every conceivable avenue of approach to it from the broad bosomed Cbeaspeakeand its noble rivers to the creeks and coves which form their trib utaries. The Baltimore and James river boats have been stopped, and no steamer is permitted to run between Norfolk and Hampton. The Herald is very desirous that some plan be adopted to waylay and sink the blockading squadron. The patriotic contributions of the people for the war during the last three weeks amount to the immense sum of $23,277, 000. Pennsylvania leads the column with a free gift of $3,500,000. New York and Ohio have each given $3,000,000; Con necticut and Illinois each 2,000,000; Maine $1,300,000 ; Vermont and New Jersey eacb, $1,000,000; Wisconsin and Rhode Island each $500,000; Iowa, $100,000. The contributions of the principal cities are: New York, $2,1 73,000 ; Philadelphia, $330 000; Boston $186,000; Brooklyn, $75, 000; Buffalo, $110,000; Cincinnati, $280, 000 ; Detroit, $50,000 ; Hartford, $64,000. A Kentucky correspondent of the Cin cinnati Commercial replies to the question as to how the National Airs should be di vided in the present crisis, by suggesting that the North keep the "Star Spangled Banner" and let the Border States take "Yankee Doodlo," and give the South "Hail Columbia." Queen Victoria has given five hundred pounds, and Prince Albert two hundred, to a fund now raising in London, in behalf of the sufferers by the famine in India. The fund, at latest advices, bad exceeded twenty five thousand pounds. Envy is the most inexcusable of all pas sions. Every other sin has some pleasure annexed to it, or will admit of an excuse; envy alone wants both. Other sins last bnt for a while; the appetite may be satisfied: anger remits; hatred has an end; but envy never ceases. I Strikk Hard! Strike Quch! Th ! Delnwnru Stale Journal and Gazette, in I speaking of the Union, says: "Let the blow, as it must Le terrible, be therefore quick, hnrd, decisive. Let ihero lo no baiting at thu Capital; no halting nt Richmond; no halting at Charleston; no halting at Montgomery longer than to hang the traitors who hnvo plotted treason there; and no halting even at the extremestsoulh era coast of the Union, until freedom's troops shall have planted freedom's slurry flng upon every battlement and every fort in the robel domain. They have invited war, and war let il be. Let the (.tuverti menl show them that having sown th wind, they must of necessity reap the whirl wind. Let them learn how terrible is tho Avenging spirit of Liberty, outraged and in sulted as it has been by traitors." To thb Point. At the late session of tho Wyoming (N. Y.) Conferenco, the fol lowing substitute was offered and passed, in stead of a resolution to adopt the report of last year on slavery : Whereas, Divine providence has taken the work of emancipation into its own hands, therefore, Resolved, That we stand still and see tho salvation of God. Traitor Refugees in Canada. The Philadelphia Press says: We have been informed that a number of aristocratic Southern families, imitating the example of fugitive slaves, have recently emigrated to Canada, and located themselves in Que bec and Montreal, from which cities they will probably send dispatches designed to produce erroneous impressions in regard to the sentiments of our neighbors, and to in jure' the National cause as much as possible. This game has already been commenced ou a small scale, and future canards from that quarter may be looked for as a matter of course. Highly Important News from Tennessee Highly Important News from Tennessee-She has Seceded. We are informed on good authority that of s gentleman just from Nashville, Tennessee that the Legislature of that State passed an Ordinance of Secession, in secret session, on Thursday last Tho or dinance is to be submitted to the people, but no efforts will be spared to precipitate the State into disunion and war before the people vote upon it. Cin. Eng., 5th. Minister Ward. Monday morning, Rev. Mr. Ward, pastor of the Congregational Church in this place, walked up to the recruiting office, and with thia remark: "I have prayed for freedom, preached for freedom, spent money for freedom, and now I strike for freedom,'' down went his name on the roll of volun teer! ! That metal has the true ring. Prentice, of the Louisville Journal, writes to his brother iu Washington, expressing the opinion that Kentucky will go out of the Union, and asserts bis determination to die in his tracks before he will surrender his position at a Union roan or desert his bus iness. A Quixt Cobner. The most quiet Ci I know, said Zekiel, ia Wood ville, in iasippi. There's no quarrel, or rowdy ism, or fighting in the streets. If a gentle man insults another, he's quietly shot down and that's the last of it