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THE RUTLAND WEEKLY HEItALD : THURSDAY MAY 16, 18G1.
THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 16. APOLOGY. We owe an apology to our Daily patrons for the lack of news in oar this morning's edition of the Daily, and particularly to those who did not receive the paper at all. When the forms were nearly ready for the press the page containing most of the reading matter was unfortunately knocked into " pi," and we had to make up our paper as best we could. This also so put us back that we could not get out our paper in season for the trains, and will account lor their non-ar rival. We exceedingly regret the circum stance, but "accidents will sometimes happen in the best regulated families." HEAD DRESS FOR SOLDIERS. The following letter has been received by Gen. Baxter, and is published for information to the friends of the First Regiment of Ver mont volunteers that have been mustered nto the service of the United States for three months, and also the 21 and 3d Regiment that soon will be, for three years. A speci men " llavelock " cap-cover can be seen at the office of Gen. Baxter, in this town, or will be sent to any association of ladies who apply for one. New York, May 10, 1861. To II. Henry Baxtkr, Atft and Inspector General, Sin : In an article in the New York Times of the 6th inst., hereto subjoined, with gome auditions, you wnl find certain particu lars in respect to the " Havelock " cap coverer, for protecting troops serving in warm climates from the lieat of the sun, which may interest you. The details are mainly derived from the ladies of an association, recently formed in this city for the purpose of supplying this protection to our troops, of which several of my relatives and friends are members. I yield, not less to their request than my own inclinations, in respectfully suggesting to your consideration the expediency of ibrming similar Associations, without delay for furnishing similar protection to such por tions of the troops as your portion of the country has sent or may hereafter send to the war. Believing that the ladies of your vicinity will gladly unite in any effort to lessen tbe sufferings of the patriot soldiers defending in the field the highest interests of the country, I subscribe myself, with much respect, Faithfully your friend and servant, Samcel B. Ruggles. The following is taken from the New York Times of May 1861. PROTECTION OF THE TROOPS V ROM S UN-STROKE. We are indebted for the following impor tant communication, to the Hon II. B. Ru" gle, who has a son serving in the Seventh Regiment, Experience has shown, that troops serving in warm climates greatly need protection from sun-stroke, often quite as dangerous and fatal as the fire of the enemy. The provident care and' foresight of the British officers, in the recent campaigns in India and in the Crimea, protected their sol diers from the danger by thick, white linen cap-covers, having a cape protecting tht hack of thi: iitck. which reflects instead of absorb ing the heat ot the sun. They were also extensively worn by the French troops in the campaign ot Solferino. They derive their name, " Havelock," from being worn by the soldiers under his com mand in defending Lucknow against the Se poys. The region in and around Washington, say from latitude 37 degrees to 40 minutes, in which, our trcops may soon take the field, has an average temperature quite as high as that of Lombatdy or of the Crimea, in lati tude 45 degrees. An exact pattern of the cap-cover used in the Crimea was furnished last week by a British officer, to an association of patriotic la dies in this city, who have already completed one thousand tor the use of one of our Regi ments at Washington. Another association of ladies has since en tered on a similar labor of love, to supply a like number to another Regiment. We trust that these examples may be fol lowed, without delay, until all our troops shall be protected from needlers exposure and hardship on the scorching plains of the South. The materia! ami pattern of the covers sent to those two Regiments have been submitted to and approved by military officers high in command. There is no difficulty or delay in forward ing these cap-cover to the Regiments. A traveling-trunk of ordinary size will hold at least iifht hundred, and can be sent by ex press in twenty-lour hours. To avoid delay, (now very important.) ii should be sent di rectly to the Colonel or Regimental Quarter Master. About titty covers can be made from a picce'of linen ot' twenty-three yards, costing about thirty cents per yard. The covers should be cut to suit the size tnd shape of the particular cap worn by the Raiment. Aouisos Jo e n i t Front gentlemen from different parts of this county, we learn that the patriotic feeling to sustain the Government at Washington, is growing stronger, and taking deeper hold of the citizsns every day. They are calmly and deliberately deciding the question of duty to our government, not only for themselves hut for their posterity.' Henry S. Fooil. Atorney at Law, Mid dlebury, has been appointed Register of tho Fro hate Court far the District of Addison. Geu. Harney on Tuesday published an ad dress to the people of Missouri, exposing the secession principles of the troops captured a Camp Jackson, and declaring that the whole power of the United States government will be exerted to keep Missouri in the Union ; and no subterfuges whatever, in the form of legislature acts, will be permitted to harass be law-abidini citixens. Events in Baltimore. Prior to Issuing his proclamation on Tuesday afternoon, Gen. Butler had a long interview with the Mayor and several members of the City Council! of Baltimore. He made a formal demand for arms in their possession, After some alterca tion with Marshal Kane, they were surren ered, upon an order from the Mayor. There were about fifteen dray-loads, two-thirds be ing fire-arms, such as carbines, muskets, etc. and a large quantity of pikes. Guards of federal troops were plaoed over them. Tur bulent men and boys followed, yelling and hooting a portion of the distance to Federal Hill. Some were armed with T,istols and ev idently desired to commit violence, but were restrained by the police. A large crowd of Union men also followed, cheering heartily for the troops. The arms surrendered to Gen Butler were taken at Gittings' war-house, so called, and consisted ot 2200 muskets and 1000 pikes, the latter having been manufactured for the city by Winans. A large and enthusiastic Union meeting was held Tuesday evening in the eastern sec tion of the city. About 7000 were present. Gen. Butler and stall dined in Baltimore Tuesday, every courtesy being extended to them. We learn that Gen. Hofkims, of Rutland has tendered his services for the next Vermont Regiment. Gen. Hopkins has had a long ex erience in the details of military affairs, and we know of no man now in our State mora deser ving of consideration. From his practice, study and experience ; having drilled as Adj. General, Vermont troops in former years, he has an ad vantage of all others that we know of unlets it is that his health and unfortunate deafness, at the present time, may weaken his chances in the patriotic desire which he now expresses. We hope, however, that this may not prevent his getting such a position as he really deserves and which would be acceptable to himself. Ko is now engaged in drilling companies. It is not improbable that the federal troops will march from Wheeling to Martinsbjrgh, Va., and take Harper's Ferry in the rear. FROM WASHINGTON. (Correspondence of tbe Rutland Herald.) Washington, May, 12th, 1861. And at the time of the end shall the King of the South push at him; and the Kng of tbe North shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with ships; and shall overflow and pass over. Daniel 1 1 ch. 4o vs. The present state of oar National affairs is strangely suggestive of the fulfillment of the prophecy of Daniel found in the chapter above alluded to. Indeed, who shall say that this is not the very time and place, and the the cir cumstances to which the prophet referred. If this be true, then we have the best evidence in the world that Jeff. Davis L Co., " the great King of the South," " shall come to his end, and none shall help him." However this maybe, events are daily making it more and more evi dent that the armies of the North and South will soon meet, issue to issue, in mortal combat, the one to apold and sustain in iu integnty, the oth er to destroy, the best government the eye of man ever gazed upon . Before this reaches you it is very possible that the wires will announce the commencement of hostilities between the troops under Gen. Bailer's command, numbering about 2000, at the Relay House, 9 miles south o f Baltimore , and the con federate army stationed at Harper's Ferry. I was informed by a Gov. messenger who left here yesterday afternooa, that an advanced guard of confederates, numbering abont 123 were known to be within 25 miles of oar forces and coming forward. Gen. Butler was at An apolis on a sick bed, and this gentleman came down lor a few companies of cavalry and an of ficer to take the command. I have obtained no reliable information from there to-day. It is well known to the Gov. here that there is a well armed secret organization of secession troops, numbering 400. or more, ia Baltimore, j who are supposed to be acting la concert with the rebe'.3 at Harper's Ferry, who wiil go to their assistance as soon as the first blow is struck. I The troops at the Relay House are the M.is I 6th., Col. .Tones, who have once mc: a Baltimore mob, the N. V. 8ih , CjI. Lyon, and a part of ; another regiment, including the Bjston Light Artillery with six pieces. Besides they have the captnred Winans steam gun, mounted on a bridge, and good engineers who aro rapidly per fecting themselves in its use. Their position is described as very strong, and I have no doubt they will give a good account cf themselves if attacked. Altdsugh troops have recently been allowed to pass qui tly thro' Baltimore, and were even cheered a3 they passed along, I am satisfied that there is really no change of feeling in that city. They submit on ly in deference to the guns of Fort McHenry, which are all turned directly on the city. These euns present arguments against which they do not like o contend. We have now about 30000 troops in this cjty, and all are confident that this force is sufficient to hold it against any attack that can be trjade. The troops are all in fine condition an d spirits and are impatient for hostiiites to commence. There aro quite a number of Vermontcrs here in the different regiments, and I am happy to say they are all joung men who will honorably sustain the reputation of the Green Mountain Boys . In one of our city voluntees companies may be found a son of Gov. Blade, acting eta a pri vate. I am gratified to see so many flattering noti cos of t.ie 1st Reg. Vt Volunteers. Gen. Nye, of N. Y., who saw them in that city, and who has seen all the troops here , remarked that they ware the beet regiment ho had yet seen. NaopurTa. E LATEST NEWS JBTS: TELEGRAPH. FROJC TBS ASSOCIATED TRXM. 4 THE "W A. E. Breckinridge for the Union ! Maryland's Quota of Troops, I ANOTHER SPY CAPTURED ! Proclamation by Gov. Hicks. Humored Death of Gen ! Beauregard. Col. Anderson aUIIarrisburg. CALAMITY AT BURLINGTON. .larrival of the Empire City at Xm York The steam transport Empire City, has arrived from Annapolis. She reports having seen a number ofdecoy lights on the Virginia shore. Six ships Were at Annapolis. In Chesapeak Bay, she spoke seven ships and two barks bound in ; and the blockading steam er Quaker City off the bay. The steamer Coatzacola? is loading with pro visions and will probably sail to night with a regiment fur Annapolis . The steam transport Alabama has arrived from Hampton Koads. She reports tbe steam frigates Minnesota and Cumberland in tbe roads. Tbe steamer l'embrook has arrived . From WahlairtOB. X more chaaee for Otbce Hunlera. ftrrrssionists hearer. Washington, May 1 5th. In consequence of more important public af fairs engaging tho attention of the heads of de partments, no pergonal applications for appoint ments are entertainei. Owing to this arrange ment the departments are now free from inter ruption by place hunters. Gen. Thomas says he has administered the cath to some 15,000 and won'd consider 30 as a large margin for the whole number who had re fused, lie believed in no instance did a refusal originate in disloyality to the Union. The rea sons most generally given by the parties them selves was that the Municipal authorities of cities from which they came had promised to provide for ttieir families, and had no: done so. Kaltimore, Mar lath. Gov. Hicks replies to Mayor Brown's charge that he authorize the destruction of the bridges. He dei ies the charge, and says that if the Mayor's communieat on and accompanying cer tificates bas induced any person to doubt his true position in the premises, be respectfully asks a suspension of judgment until a sufficient time be offered him to collect necessary proof und show asj he shall be able to do, most con clusively, tpat the destruction of the bridges was a part of jthfe conspiracy of those acting against the Government, and was known and proclaim ed in other parts of the Stnte bef,re the destruc tion was! consummated. But any person who knows hjs opinion of Gerrge P.Kane and Enoch L. Lowe, wiil at once admit that he would bs very slow to ssent to any proposition emanating from, and endorsed by them. Their introdac lion iniol his chamber at a late hour of the night to urge bis consent to the prepetration of an on lawful act, was not calculated to convince him of th propriety or necessity of that act. Men do not rejadily take counsel of their enemies. Tbe cijy is quiet this morning. Members of the Mass tchusetu and New York Regiments are strolling through the streets wholly unarmed, generally in couples, having full confidence as they assent, in the loyalty of the city. Humor); are afloat that General Butler wi'l make other arrests to-day of these in high posi tions, -Vfre Troop for Washington. Baltimore, Mav 15th. A portipn of the first Pennsylvania Regimes t Woodbury this morning and halted Iill 1'ark. Tbe rest of the Reoiaient are distiibuted'along the lintof the road from the Pennsylvania line down. It is expected that a larje body will come, down to- day. Early this morning Ringgolds artillery passed through t$e city on their wiy to Washington. From . York. The Savannah News states that on tbe morn ing of th I9.h alt heavy cannonading was heard in the direction of the Carolina coast at sea. j The shijp James Guthrie arrive! diij morning wiih report to April 12'h; saw shi-onh.-e with ship along aide taking oil crew, and afterwards saw buruijng vessel sink. .Mmiil of Col. Anilernon. Impor tant KlalPinrnt relative t John ' Ilrerk4nrittfe. Harrisburgh, May 15t'i. j Col Ar lersoa arrived here by the Pennsylva nia Central Railroad at 4 o'clock this afternoon He remained bns a few minutes. A latge num ber of th me m be -s of tbe Legislature, Gov, Cartin, aril other officials were present, together with an immense concourse of people Twelve j companies of military from Camp Currfn turned j out and were drawn up at the '.;epot ;. receive j him. The Ct'lonel was greeted w;tl ,iW an repeated cheers lie stated to Gov. Cirtin that ; John C. Breckinridge would jDin bin at Cm- j cinnati to take a coirmand under hi:a i Auder- I son.) fhis announcement created a profou .'.ily grati fying 6ensjh'ti"n among all classes. Col. Auderfon also stated that ttiu European steamer yeslerday brought a large j'lautityof improved modern arms for tho federal Govern ment, and each succeeding steamer would bring more. He expressed the utmost confllcnce in the final, success of the federal arms and a recon struction of the Union on the original basis. The action of neither House t- day was im portant. They are not ready t adjourn to morrow noon according to their previous deters mination . I Two more companies of volunteers from Pennsylvania Co., arrived to day . Appointment. Washington. 15th. Royal Ruck Register of Land, office at Ne-i bratkacity, and James St. Clair Rogistcr at Mary cue, Mich., also Jacob Kaoble, Post Mas ter at Reading, I'enn., A. P. Bassett Post Mas- Ur at Toledo, Ohio, Nathan A. Moalton P. M at Newburyport, Mv. Casualty at Burlington k West Rut land Man Killed. Special Dispatch to the Herald. Burlington, Vt,May 15. At about half past eight o'clock this even ing a large slide occurred at the west end of the tunnel on the Verawnt and Canada Rail road extension, in this place by which some seven or eight men were wholly or partially buried. Four or five were rescued, but one Peter Hart of West Rutland it was imposti ble to save, he being suffocated by the masses of sand upon him. The overseer, Mr. Church ill, was slightly injured in one leg. The slide is a very large one and will delay the completion of the extension a day or two. The roll call in the morning will be the only method of ascertaining the number missing. The Convention at Wheeling-. Wheeling, May 15. Tbe Convention has been occupied all the morning with the speeches of Messrs. WtJIey of Monghalia and Paulsey of Mason on Mr. Carlisle's motion of last night to recommit the report of the committee on federal relations, and report an ordinance of secession., Mr. Paulsey advocated a provisional government for the entire State. At the afternoon session, Mr. Paulsey amended Mr. Carlisle's motion, instructing the committee not to report an ordinance but in favor of the western counties voting for State officers to fill the places of those now only nominally filled. Mr. Carlisle amend ed that if the Richmond ordinance was rati fied on the 23d, a convention be called in June to take further action if necessary. The whole was referred to the committee. Ad journed till evening. The feecoad TIaiae Itejrlmeat. Boston May 15th. The 2nd Maine Regiment left boston at six o'clock to-night for New York by Fall River route- Front Waahlajrton . Additional HeifJ ment Accented front Xr lork. Washington, May 15th. A report is current that an engineer officer has discovered the Virginians throwing up defences within spy gia-s 'view of Washington. This may be a repetition of a farmer rumor , at all cvents.it should he confirmed. I: is not at all p robable that the Government would remain an inditTerent o 5-rver of the j.rocedmgs. At the adjourned term of the Court of Claims to-day, only 0'ie Jadge ( Loriog) wa, present, who adjourned ovrr to the 4:h of July. Tbe presiding Judge, Scarburgti. having resigned there is a vacancy ot the bench V fill which tbe late experienced solicitor Giilert's name has been suggested hy those who beit know tfie pe culiar qualifications neyJtji fjr tbit place, Duri )g the latt month the average weekly re ceipts from ci'itoms h-ive been not more than 250.OOO dollars. The Virginia and Xonh Caro ina collector, . like those ot other seceding States have ceae 1 to rn-iKe rctara- tt'i- r-;4. jry dc-pirtmcnt lar-,!i.tl Kuhr, t r the civirn district of Vir ginia i- th n!y j t b 'i il o:5 :r of rhat S'a:e who has not resign 1 . iht f r .Vorth Carol. na have separafd tb-:ir fviwni'ti "ith the United States. A committee ot pro-ninnt gentlemen from the State of New York had u iong interview with, the cabinet K djy. and -hr; result was their consent to cejt of the services of fjurteen addition r-;gim-n!i from that Stale. This meets with the cjucarreuci; of Lieut. General Scott. The com'nittee urg.? more prompt and effective measures with no halt in tne proceed ings. The President has appointed Qeo. F. Talbot U. S Attorney for Maine. St. Louis. May 15th. The cae of Capt. McDonald came up before Judce Treat this morning. Tbe writ was served on Gen. Harney who answered in writing in ef fect that the person of Capt. McDonald not be ing at the arsenal or within reach of the officers c4 the court, couid no: be prodjeed, that be de plored as much as anyone the state of th ings existing here, but wa, bound to maintain the higher law of the Gavercraent over every ef fort ji rehelii on triat ('apt. McD.in.ilJ was t.iken prisoner wnile lending bis countenance to the support of pn a-iml.lage cf men whose every act move .md dc-ign was ir: opposition to ti e Government ; the States tt.at h-i doubted whether i Cap: McDondl va still bell a the arsenal be would ' ?.is:iried i deliver. ng him up, upon the 1erri..nd t int h id b n made upon him thsr the whole matter had Keen referred to the authorities at Washington, atd that be should await and endeivor stKt-tlv to carry oat tbe instractons lie nwuht receive in relation thereto- i Xeil Wright, one ot the otins'd for Mc Donald, entered a demurer athiJu-lje Treit postponed the nintter till the regular session of the cvirt on Monday next :i the rju-stion presented is of grave imp stance, and one which, if decided in Cbaml)erMnig!it reopen the whole case 1 crcafter. Alter an examination of mnny witnesses the coroner's jury returned the following ver dict in the Camp Jachson case : 'Thru tbe several victims ol the events which took place at Camp Jackson on the 10th of May cam" to their deaths from gun shot wounds inll ctcd by musket bills dis charged by certain United St-tte volunteers under command of Gen. N. Lyon, Col's F. P. Iitair, II. Bernstein, and ethers." The examination of witnesses relative to the Walnut Street tragedy on Saturday eve ning is not yet finished. The application for a writ of habeas corpus in tLe case ot Capt. Mo Donald, Monday, wu not granted by Judge ireat, m consequence of the petition being attested by a Justice of the Peace and could not. tnerelore, be r'-o-cfgnized by a United States Court. lestenlay, h. a. Commissioner Ilicktnan visited the arsenal to testify to MeDoaal l's affidavit, and was informed by Gen. Lyon that Capt. McDonald was a prisoner of war, and moreover he was not in Missouri. The affidavit of the prisoner's brother was then propei ly attested and a writ issued returna ble at eleven o'clock this morning. New Yoik, May 15. Koss Winans is to be tried jor treason at An napolis. Gov. Hicks reports that five itegiments will, be ready next week. The U. S. Sloop of war Vandali from the Cape of Good Hope arrived at noon. She car ries 20 gnns. Col. McCai n't 75th Bine Regiment has been this day accepted at Albany, and ordered for im mediate servic e. Capt'f. Eagle and Mclnstry went to Europe in the Adriatic to purchase steam gnn-boau for Government ( kiast guard, j The World s dispatch nays all telegraphic communication south of -Washington has been suspended, th( secessionists having removed the wires. A new com any has been organizing erohrae ing all the Soi thern lines. European n ews is highly satisfactory to the Government. 9farrlaa4 fnrnls Ciov. flick' Praclaotatioa for tho e. Gov. Hick'J Baltimore, May 15th. issued the following proclamation e President of the U. S., by his of the 13th of April. ICI, ha last nigbt: Whereas, tH proclamation called upon mj le, the Gov. of Maryland, for four regiments of nfantry or riflemen to wrre for period of throe months, the said requisition be ing made in he vpirit and in pursuance of the law, and wherjeas, to the said reqaisitinn has ben added tbe wri ten asswrance af tbe Secretary of War that the -aid 4 recirnenu shall e de'ailed to serve withi i tbe limits of the State cf Marv lnd, or for tl e defense of the Capitol of the U. H .'and not tj srve l-yotid the limits lon-i,, now, tberefon , I. Tho. Iloliiday Licks, Uoitr nor of Mary! ind.ilo by this, my ) roclamatiun, call upon loyi Ici'izenscf MarvUn ! 1 1 volunteer tneir t-ervices to tbe extent of fuur reimtnts a aforesaid, to M-tvr during a period of three mon:hs wittiit the limits ot Manland'or f r fie defense of ll:i Own at of the li iled Slat-K, to be m' jeet un ie tbe conditions aforesaid, to the order of the! commander in chief of the army of tne United States. Given tin.Jer my han'l and grt s'-al of the State of Maryland, at tbe city of Frederick, this lourteanih day of May, 1961. (Signed) " Thos. II IIicks. Pretlaaallva br iVra. liatler. Departmeut of annspoli. I-Vlrral Hi, iiihioiore, 11 ly It. f A detachment of the forces of tbe Federal tiovernment under my command have occupied the citv of Balti'iote for tbe purpose, among Other thinir-, of enforcing respect nd oierience to the -laws, s well ws State, if ti quested there to by thecivil authorities, as of tbe United States, which are being violated within its 'imits by some malignant and treacherous men. and in order t testify the accep'am-e by thi Federl Government of the fact that t- e city and aji the well intemioned portion of i s inhabitants are loyal to the Union an 1 Constitution, ar- to be to regarded and treated by all to the end. There fore, that all misunderstanding of the purpose! of tbe Govrnment mav be prevented, and to et at rcit idl ufifoundeJ, la'sc and ssJitious rnmoM, to relieve all apprehensions if any are fcJt bv the well d:p'H- cd portion of the community , and to make it thirou:'hly understood by 1! traitors their aiders as i a'x-tors that their rebellious acts must cease herebv, bv tbe authority voted in me as romtnander cf the Dpartmeir. of An nspolis of wh ch tbe city of Baltimore firms a part, do now command snd in ike known tint no loynl and well di-posed ciln-ti will be dis turbed in any lawful occupaiion or ba.inn that private property wiil not be interfered with bv men under mv C ramend, or f allowed to be inteifered with by others. unless i: be used toaf. ford aid and the Governm nfort to those in rebellion against nt wne-tner t.ere cr el sew here, r.ll or w nien pro;; fitted to aid a rty. :naiirion of war m 5 tha 1 support rebellion will be c!i-d ftnl hei'i 'j' ct to onti-cation. And therefore ad manufaetu er cf arm in: 1 monitions of war ere h-rUy re; s that the l be knWn and nested to report to me forthwith. tvfulneps of their occupation mav an lerstoo i. ai I alt raisc-cn-truc lion ot their i kings he avoided. i No transnrj .ition from the cirv u the rebels of articles fit'.4 1 to aid and support trox' in the fit Id wiil fe pprtation a!te rmmed. and the fact of such tran the publication of this prod ma tipn will t e ti ken and received as proof of ille gsl 'Mentions render good i bn the part of cons-gtiees. and will :a'd?to seizure and confiscation. The Govern mf tit being ready to recti rf all t-u'h stores ami su; p.ies. arran . ements w;.l be m 'e to contract ton them immediately, and tbe own- ers and manu wcturers of such articles of equip rnent. and cloabing, and rnucit'ons of war and provisions, r municati. n w desired to -ut them-elves in com h the c-omnif nduig Genyral. in order that thei workshops may be emplovd for loyal purpo-es and the artizin-of the cut re sume and cirry on rhvir wonted profitable orcu pations. I"he acting sistar? '.janrter Mastor and Ct.m j isunre ot the United Stutes bere j been instructed to procure an I j rices 40t" rations for the us? I the Uui'.el States and further miissarv of sub stationed has furnish at fair ntl the armv oi supplies will li t drawn f.om the citv to the full extent of its cdiacity -if tbe patriot c and 1 yal ntfn chosen sol to furnish supplies. All ass-rn l.'kes. excent nniinarv ic lice, or armed bodies I oflmen other tlan tho-e regalarly organized and cs,mmi--l"ne llv the Stafeor Warvlanq a-id act ing under the d'ders of the Government thereof for drill d'id o fcer purposes. ure forbidden witb ri the denartmeml All cfTiccr i f the militia f M.trl.md h tviti'r Mirinn i within ttie limits of the department are requested to report through I their iffiecrs for-.bwitb to the General in con,- j m ini, so that lie may be able to know an ! dis I tmgoi-h the r- rjliriv coamissioned an-1 loyal troops of Mar ind from armad bodt.'g who may cluin; to he su h. Tne ordinary operations cjf tl'i corporate ( overnrrent of liittiinore und of ci -i! iiitborisie- will not be interfered with, but on the ontrjry will fe aid?i by a'i the power ar ite comuiaii I o trie General upon proper ctll bcin mude. Hn 1 all sut-h au'honti s a e -or-dialiy invited to cooperate i:i the General in coinTsnii to ft rry out the pun'O-es set tort'i i:i the ;..o; l inmiii n s,, that the city of Udliimors mav ' : shown o the country to .; w!iat he is in in--' .patriotic and loyal to tbe Unirn. f'ot.sti tution anl 'he aws Ni fl ii barner. design oi rice ot the so called Confederate States or any ot'them wid tie permitted to I'd raised or sbci vu in this depart mei.tatid the exhibition ot eit'i-'-r i f the n by evil dis-;-e 1 pi-rs is. wil- le il.ecird and taken to be evidence of a desi ' to alTord i 1 an 1 com fort to the etiemi-'s of the ouorry. To m ;ke it tbu niore apparent tlmt tbe '.; jv.-rrittien: cf ihe L.iiied States bv fr more res -s upon the iovi.l- ir. patriotism and z-al ot tij ood cit zers t J Baltimore and vicinitv. than upon any exhibi tjn ot force calculated ti iptiuiidaf them into that obeyance to the law which th- Govern ment doubts not will b? pai 1 from inherent re sped and love of order, the comman lit g General has brought with him many thousand troors which are in the immediate neighborhood. Ha has concentrated here howeverscarc ly more than c ne oriinxry iuard. and until It fiil ri m, he will contirue to rj!y upon that loyality and pa-r.ot- j Alexandria, with her guns run out and doubl ifnn of the citit-ns of Mavlan l which have nev.r J . Vet been found wanting "to the Gjvernmn? ia j shotted, the object being to stop any lntc-rfer- tim of need. The General in command desire ! ence with navigation, which has bfti a' to greet and treat this part of his uepar ment, all i . . i Tf .1 the citizens thereof, as triends an 1 brothers h,v tornrt-.I. Her appearance created a pan 'ing a cimmon loyalty and a common com rry. j among the rebels. Any intraetion ot the laws by the troopH na ler j his command, or any disorderly,unold:erly con ' dnct, or any interference w th ptivate piopcrty, i be desires to have immediately reported to him. j and he pledges himself that if any feddier so far forgets himself as to break those laws that be bas sworn to defend iind enforce, be shall be most vigjrously punished. The General believes that if the suggestion and requests contained in this proclama ion are fully carried oat by the co operation of all good Union loving people, peace and quiet and f a'ety in the future will resume iu accustomed hn i nels, trade take the place of dullness and inac- tivity, efficient labor displace iller-: rd BsJ titnore will be in fact what she is eo'itled to be, in the 6rst rank of tbe commercial cities of the nation. ' Given at Baltimore the day and year herein first above written. Ban F. BcTLtft Brig. Gen. Commanding Dep'( s,; Annapolis. E. G. Paasaa, Lt. Col A4 4 Cp. Iatest .frits frnna C'nllfnrnta. The la a (spirit Xharoakly ArnnsesL Fort Kearny. Mav 11th. The California I'oney Express passed here at half past one o'clock this afternooa with the fo! lowing fcutiimary of news San Francisco, May lt. The steamer Golden Age sailed to dsv for Panama carryin? 29 passengers and S48S.(iO In treasure, of wHeb 132,000 goes to Eo)jlr4 Tbere is an active demand w-day for flsur wheat and barley ; the two farmer for England o4 the latter principally for New York. Xa abso lute advance in prices bus been realized, bat holders are firm. 1 h increased demand f r produce, and sterling 1-ilUc f caehange has iia effVct upon t-urc! ssers cf breadstuff for foraeti account Tbe limn trcasare skipped to day how the ifTect of the war news, and th appre hension that privaieers may intercept tbe Cali fornia steamers ii the Gulf of Mexico Fx change on New York is nt 5 6 perc-t . premium. Money is pleanty at tlie ordinary rales. In gen eral mere hand te, there i no change to report in prjc. Businee is txtrc trie'y dall, tbe atten tion if mi rc hat.ts being mostly absorbed in dis cussing t'.e wr i,ew. The latent date received are tt tne 22 of April, r.ntiouncutj; the t-eces-ion of Virginia, the fibMug ot the Massachusetts troops at Balti more, and tbe reported tnarehing f n Washing ton by Jrff. D-yis. The Union spirit it thor oughly arouse I by ibis news In this city tbe KeptT'lk-an party is taking a4vntat;e of th s spirit to bring out a partir.au ticket for the ma Mcipal lection, which is to come off on thX2i tr.stsnt b- icg to incite enthusiasm enough to defeat tbe People's party, which has so long been in tower. The People's organization have passed reso lutions quite as strong as Repablicsna in favor of giving t.ppport to the Administration in a'l effort to preserve tbe Union. A Union meeting-without diounction of par ty. lias also been called, wbkh promises to be monster dernontration The fi w ympatLiient with secession revcry quiet under the prevailing sentiment again-t them. At Sacramento lat evening, darin t j u'';ir reception f S,-ijtor Latham, ose parties cheer ed for JeJf. Djvis, svbieh produce 1 a row. attend ed with the drawing of weapons and t.e ir ja.-.:,g of t-ereral person-, when tbe poiice inttrfcrei as-i restored otder. Many Union c)ub have been forced at Sua Francisco and ail the principal ton. wbo re pudiate tbe idea that California can occupy a neutral position between tbe North aril tr,e Souti in the rr. Tbe Assembly have reconsidered the vote which defeated the bill calling a congres-iotu election on tbe 2 th of May, and ped i by a Urue majority The prosp'c-ct is that the Se:,-e will concur, and Ut Cilifirni-i will he re;,: tented ' tbe !'er H,ue as welt as the jvmv; during the extra session. NEWS SUMMARY. John A. Washington, the former owner of Ml. Vernon, ha.sjoine'1 the rebels. Tbe Syracuse Journal is jiredicting a rles of heavy breaks in the En Canal tbn spring. Two of Jeff". Uivis's piratical crui-eri ha-e ventured into Long Island Sound and been captured. Mrs. Lincoln, wife of the I"reidezit, at tended Mr. IJeecber's Church at Brook!) n on Sunday. Lieut. Meade, one of the Fort Samter oflicers. has resigned, and will enter the Vir ginia army. The b lief is general at the West tha southern troops will yet attack tbe forces at Cairo, net withstanding all aurances to thy contrary. Mrs. James K. Polk is President of a society of Nashville ladies, organized for tbe jiurjKise of making clothing for the Confede rate army. It is said that considerable numbers of pistols have been foand in barrels of dried apples put up in New England for the South ern market. Col. Ilaupt, the well known enginer of the Hoosac Tunnel, has made proposals to the Government, to rais-. tbe vessel ennk at Norfolk, in sixty d3ys. The friends of tbe brave veteran, Gen Wool, will receive with rare gratification the intelligence that be w;ll soon be detailed to active and honoraid-i duty in tbe suppression of tb existing refcl!:o. This is a it should be. What thky think ov oib Rf.. insist at Albany. Of their passage through Ail-any, tbe Atl.ts 6t Argus mvs : A lii'gsinotit of Vermont vo!nn-eers passed tiown tbe Hudson Iliver Ilaiiroad in tbei :.i0 train from Troy la-t nigbt. They are by far the finest trcops we bve yet wci) among the volunteer- from any State. They look fit for service. Every man in the ranks "every inch a man.- and not one of them, from tbe Colonel down to tbe last turn ii the rear column, b-it seems tally capable of upholding the fighting reputation ot Molly Stark's State. Tbe 'Gn-en Mountain Hoys' will Im heard from "down South." SiCKLt. 1ukj a oi The New YorK corrfs. pondent f 'tie Philadelphia lres ay : "1 he Hoti. Di'ii I E. Sickles wiil probably Lave coa- tuar.d of a Dnga-'e Hi raiment is nearly full. Hj ba ; urcr.ased . cost of fJl.COU. a superb steel ri3-d cannon, manufactured as a present for li e Emperor ot Kasja A towiti;r Compa ay. with two fine br.xss pieces, will also be at tached to the Hegime.1t. The sloop of war Pawnee is anchored at We understand that th'i enterprising urm of Paine, Allen, Pond & Co., of this village have the contract for supplying caps for ht men of the 2nd IVginient Vermont Volun teers. If this is trne the work will b dons riffhl. -v The Government on Tuesday accepted the services of two regiments for three month, and one for three years, from Kansa