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ST. PAUL, April J|18G1
Private dispatches received ly telegraph
to-day speak of trouble with the Wisconsin
ourrency. We believe the currency thrown
oat by the Bankers on Monday, embraces
•II the discrcaditcd currency.
Thefollowingis a complete list of the Illi
nois and Wisconsin Banks now uncurrcnt.
Anericnn Exchange Bank,
Dank of Aurora,
Piko County,
Southern Illinois,
Federal Union,
Belvidere Bank,
Canal Bank,
Corn Exchange Bank,
Edgar County Bank,
Farmers' and Traders Bank,
Frontier Bank,
Grand Prairie Bank,
Grayvillw Bank,
Layafette Bank,
Merchants and Drovers1 Bank,
Morgan County Bank,
Mississippi Kivcr Bauk,
National Bank,
Prairie State Bank,
Railroad Bank,
Iieed's Bank,
State Bank of Illinois,
Southern Bank of Illinois, at Grays
Alisana Bank,
Agricultural Bank,
Bank of Ashland,
Bank of Albion,
Bank of Benton,
Bank of Illinois,
Bank of Metropolis,
Bank of Republic,
City Bank, Ottawa,
Corn Planters Bank,
Continental Bank,
Commercial Bank, Pal.,
Commercial Bank, (Jew Havon,)
Douglas Bank,
Farmers1 Bank, N. Cant,
Fanners1 Bank of Illinois,
Garden State Bank,
Hampden Bank,
Humboldt Bank,
Illinois State Bank,
Jersey County Bank,
Kaskaskia Bank,
Lancaster Bank,
Narragansett Bank,
Mew Market Bank,
Pamet Bank
Plowman's Bank,
Shawanese Bank,
Union County Bank,
Warren County Bank
Artie Bank,
Bank of Albany,
Bauk of Colunnpw, ,~
Bauk of Ean Claire,
Bauk of Grant County,
Bank of Interior,
Bank of Oconto,
Chippewa Bank,
Citizens1 Band,
Clark Comity Bank,
Elkhorn Bank,
Farmers1 Bank,
Frontier Bank,
Hall & Bro.'s Bank,
Katanyan Bank,
Koshkonong Bank,
Laborer's Bank,
Lake Shore Bank,
Manitowoc County Bank,
Mercantile Bank,
Northern Bank,
Oconto County Bank,
Osborn Bank,
Portage County Bank,
Reedsburgh Bank,
States Stock Bank,
St. Croix River Bank,
Tradesman's Bank,
Waupacca County Bank,
Wapun Bank,
Waushasa County Bank,
Wood County Rank,
Wisconsin Valley Bank,
The following Minnesota Banks are in
good credit, and the currency is received
on deposit by the Bankers or St, Paul:
Central Bank, New Ulm.
People's Bank, St. Peter.
Bank of St. Pnul, :St. Paul.
Bank of Chatfield Chatfield.
La Cross* and Lacrescent Bank, Ilokah.
Winona County Bank: Winona.
THE Border States will see little in
the appointments by tho Administra
tion to assure them of justice and
con' iliation toward their section. The
appointments are generally of the
radical men of the party. Mr. Breck
inridge commented upon this, in th«
Senate, tho other day. "If," said he,
the party gives up a fort, it does so
with tears, and declares that it is done
not with civillbut for military reasons.
For the government tho most
radical and aggressive men have been
selected. For the Cabinet, for foreign
missions, for Senators and other offi
cers, the. most radical men have been
chosen, The Senate had been con*
firming every day men who have
trampled the Constitution under their
feet, and refused to rocoguize the
obligation to return fugitives from
labor—men who have boasted on the
floor of the House of Representatives
and elsewhere, that they had been
personally concerned in running off
•laves." This is ono way of holding
the Border States in the Union and
and winning back the Cotton States.
book was printed daring the time
Pedantry crams our heads with
learnt**] lumber, and takes out our
yZl fc* it.
A N y\\VCVv\\\
RED W1NQ, APRIL 10,1501.
l-l!BI.I.««KI tJY
A I N A 1 N N I S
W. Vf. PHELPS, Editor.
Our political difficulties have already
caused serious evils and sadly deranged the
business of tho country, but the greatest
disaster of all is coming. Tho constant and
continued depreciation of all kinds of Na
tional and State securities, have had thethat
direct effect of depreciating the valua of our
currency, and wo find to-day noarly two
thirds of the money in circulation, from 15
to 20 per cent, below par. Here is a direct
loss chargeable to the success of this section
al Republican party.
But this loss does not stop here. If it
did, no one would be seriously injured, but
it has resulting evils still more pernicious.
It compels the withdrawel of the money
used to buy and carry to market our sur
plus grain. There is nothing to take its
place, and every farmer -in the Stato must
submit to a Toss of from ten to twenty-five
cents, from the scarcity of money alone, on
every bushel to be sold. At ten cents loss
per bushel, the farmers about Red Wing
even, will this Spring, lose $10,000. Is not
this a pretty heavy loss for the gratification
of electing a sectional President?
The blow thus struck at business does not
stop here. Our presentfinancialdifficulties
while they lessen the value of what our
farmers have to sell, at the same time in
crease the price of what they have to buy
and by adding to the price of exchange
and the difficulties of getting money, add
to tho embarrassments of the people.
The Morrill tariff bill, the pet scheme of
the Republicans, has become a law, and its
prohibitory character has had the effect its
opponents predicted. .The manufactures
of England, which it prohibits, has induced
the English government to retaliate. It is
now proposed to levy a heavy import duty
on ourgrain, which any ono can see will to
tho extent of the duty, decrease the price of
our grain. Here is another heavy deprecia
tion chargeable to our Republican rulers.
We certainly do not wish to misrepresent
our Republican friends we would wish it
were different but it is so apparent, that
all can see the bitterfruitsof a sectional
victory 'which impairs confidence in the
nation's stability, and discriminates in favor
of OUO section against another. It applies
as well to tariffs as tho slavery question.
A private letter from a Republican source,
gives a reficshing view of affairs at Wash
ington, and of tho blunders of the Congrcs
sional delegation in its recommendation for
offices. We call attentiou to the "predic
tion" as a result by no means unlikely.
WASHINGTON*, March 2G, 1861.
The appointments will distract
and help materially to break up the party
in Minnesota Ramsey has been ignored
entirely, even to the Post Office in St. Paul.
The four best offices are located, two at
Winona, aud two at Minneapolis St. Paul
is cut the valley of tho St. Croix is cut
the north is cut tho most suicidical policy,
in my opinion, ever practiced by sane men.
Tt looks now as if Thompson is to be thrown
over, and Gov. Randall,of Wisconsin Hedg
es, of Ohio, or Luee of Indiana, will get the
Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
[Thompson was appointed, subsequently
Lincoln is a weak man, honest himself,
but will be controlled by corrupt politicians
the grumbling is deep and loud The Senate
dissatisfied, several of them—and old ones
—swear they will never go near him again,
There is a strong disposition to rebel, par
ticularity by the north-east Senators. Illi
nois and Indiana arc getting tho cream,
both in numbers and importance. In my
opinion a break is sure to come a Demo
cratic Senator unwisely remarked a few
days since, "in sis months wo will have
The indications now, sro that there will
be no war either the independence of the
Southern Confederacy will bo acknowledged,
or the "let alone policy" will be pursued.
PREDICTION:—That such a vasodilating
course will bo pursued by the Administra
tion that tho whole slave holding States will
go together, and finally the North will
adopt the Constitution of the Southern Con
federacy, and re-unite. It may take years,
but that is the only solntion that I can
FIENDISH.—We learn from the Salem
(Ind) Times that an inhuman wretch in angovernment
adjoining county to Washington, deliberate*
ly plotted the the following plot, by which
to put his wife to death. It seems to ac
complish his hellish work it was. necessary
to employ his own son, a small boy to
assist him. lie set his fence
instructed his little son to perpetrate the
deed. After he had set the fence on fire,
he sent the little boy to the house after his
mother, to come and put the fire out, while
he (the father) secreted himself in the woods
near by telling the
., near by, telling the boy before this that
"I .. while his mother wasengaged in extinguish-instructions
in he fire
of Cromwell, with the following title: and set her cloths on fire, which the boy
"Eggs of Charity laid by the Chickens! did, and before she was aware her clothes
of the Covenant, and bolied with tho were in a blaze, burning them entirely off
Water of Divine Love—Take yo and
eat." 1 'jt'
to approach her from behind
of coarse burning hsr to death. Th©
doe6 not state that the inhuman
wretch had been arrested.—Mad. Courier.
Judge McLean of the United States Su
preme Court, died this morning.
The news by telegraph from Washington,
seems to indicate that tho Administration
proposes to coerce the South. This is all
right, if it can be done but we fear the pol
icy is adopted too late. If tho attempt is
made and it shall fail, then matters will be
in a worse condition than now. A recon
struction will be impossible, and sectional
hostility will be fanned into bitterest hate.
The Republican party has.howover, noth
ing to lose it has won its last victory, and
lispenses its fat things to the faithful for the
hist time. It may safely adopt any policy,
for the scepter has departed from its grasp,
and the destinies of the country will be
committed to more conservative rulers.
If we fight, and it looks as though we
must, our people will sufferfinancialcalami
ties that they cannot at present realize.—
Yet grave as theso difficulties will be, wo
believe it would be better to suffer them,
than to sec the Union dissevered, if fighting
will preserve it. But wc believe,religiously,
the shedding of blood can never cc
ment a broken Union, or rekindle patriotic
fraternity between the two sections.
Compromise and concession are tho Only
means left us to re-unite tho country.—
Congress- and the Administration have
proved themselves both unwilling and in
competent to perform this grave duty and
our only hope is in a National Convention
of alli the States, to amend tho Constitu
tion. With anew Constitution, plain and
full every right guarantied without ambig
uity we may hope tore-construct the Re
public, and perpetuate for many generations,
the blessings of free government, which has
been to this time so successful under th
old Constitution.
We see by the St. Paul Press, that F. A.
Renz, has been appointed Receiver of the
land office at Henderson, in place of Hon.
Chris Graham. We don't know Mr. Renz,
never heard of him, but ifhe will discharge
the duties of this important postiion
with the same fidelity, and give tho same
satisfaction to all doing business at the
office, as Mr. Graham has done, he will
reflect credit upon the administration that
appointed him, and deserve the approbation
of the settlers in this district.
Mr. Graham will soon return to his home
in this place, and will now become, wc
hope, a permanent resident among us.
Ma. EDITOR:--! noticed ia the Private
Enterprise of the 5th of April a communica
tion, headed "The Conspiracy," and signed a
"Methodist." I have had a revelation since
seeing the above, by which I am informed
that the signer was no Methodist, and 1 was
furnished with the test of the truth of the
revelation. I was directed to take the
communication, and select therefrom cer
tain words, and sentences which the reve
lationsaid no pious man would use and that
I should be guided in my selection by in
spiration I have performed the disagreable
task, and believe tho rcvelatiun true and
here is the proof of it: "With sneaking
meanness," "miserable victim of crime"—
"croaking 7typocrites," "too happy or too
drunk—Sir"—"Libel on humanity" "detion
bauched"—"villiany"—"smells bad" "sick
ning as the scent of an old pipe"—"more
infamous"—"come out of their holes."—
Now my revelation was that none of the
Methodists, outside of the Ministry,have
ever been newspaper scribblers that the
above language is too low for any minister
of the Gospel to use it has been revealed
to me that it was an enemy of the church,
and not a Methodist, who wrote the article
and it was further revealed to me that he
was a coward and dare not come out over his
own signature. Judge ye of the truth of this
revelation, all ye people and tongues about
Red Wing.
Very respectfuly yours,
Correspondence of the N. Y. Herald.
The President is nearly worn out by the
constant excitement he has been undergo
ing for the last four weeks. This afternoon
he become so severely indisposed as to
necessitate the exclusion ofall visitors. Even
parties who desired to see him on impoitant
official business were not admitted.
A despatch received hero today announ
ces that Messrs. Yancey and Rost embarked
yesterday from New Orleans for Europe,
and that Dudly Mann embarked on the same
day from New York, as special Commis
sioners from the Confederate States, to per
fect negotiations begun some time since, by
confidential agents of high character now
in Europe, for the recognition by the great
powers of the world of the new southern
government, and, moreover, for the forma
tion of anew treaty of the most liberal kind,
and for ihe'rccognition of commercial rela
Colonel Mann took with hira a large
number of documents, iucluding upwards
ofa hundred copies of the new tariff bill,
which will be thoroughly distributed
throughout Europe.
The contrast between the two govern
ments have already opened thejeyes of our
people, as well as those of Europe, and in
telligence which has just been received here
leaves little doubt upon the mind of our
as to what the ultimate course
of tho European governments will be in
regard to the Southern Confederacy.
Mr. Seward is preparing his instructions
to the new foreign Ministers who arc to
replace our representatives now at the courts
Europe. I learn they are of the most
anti-slavery kind, disparaging the Southern
republic, misrepresenting its institutions and
ridiculing the idea of its being able to main
tain itself. It is the first time in the history
of this government that the Secretary of
State has sent out to Europe in the form of
libels against the domestic in
stitutions offifteenStates of the Union.
"NOBODY HURT."—A. Lincoln.—Intel
ligence was received Yesterday that forty*
two more Wisconsin Banks had gone under.
The inconvenience to every body, and
positive distress to most classes of ourjTopeka
joined tho Wj-ie Awake
A Ouiiknm Dispotch to the President.
Thomas S. Turner has been appointed
U. S. Attorney for the District of Virginia
and Chas S. Loring a Chief engineer in theportant
"rThe Interior Department has under con
sideration the subject of the organization of
the Land offices in the new Territories of
Dacotah, Colorado and Nevada.
Tho Tribune Washington correspondent
says no official intelligence has been receiv
ed that Major Anderson's supples have been
Authorized statements are made that the
Spanish Government is not responsible for
the demonstrations at St. Domingo. Also,
that no orders have been issued for the
blockading of Southern ports.
A Washington correspondent asserts
that the President is daily receiving nu
merous telegraphic despatches from all
portions of the country urging no surren
der of any Forts, offering to volunteor to
attempt a reinforcement. One man offers to
reinforce Fort Sumter at ten davs notice for
Gov. Curtin of Pennsylvania, had a long
interview with Gen. Scott and Secretary
Seward. It is rumored that Pennsylvania
will immediately put herself on a war foot
It is not true that the Southern Commis
sioners have taken a house in Washington.
It is well understood that the length of
their staying here will depend upon circum
An alarm existed here on account of the
military preparations of the Government
which preserves entire silenoe.
Lieut. Oilman had an interview this
morning with Secretary Cameron and
General Scott, and left immediately for
John Minor Bolts arrived here with a
large delegation of Virginians to ascertain
by personal conference the exact intentions
of the Government. Botts visited the
President and advised the evacuation of
Fort Sumpter. An officer of South Caro
lina has also arrived to recruit for the
Southern army.
A special despatch to the New York
Herald states that war is expected to break
out in twenty-four hours. Every soldier in
Charleston is ordered on duty, and the ex
citement is intense.
NEW YORK, April 6.
More despatches from Washington to
day state that President Davis has ordered
General Beaureguard to stop Major Ander
son's supprie*, and cut off ati-coinmuiiicatiori
with him and place Fort Sumter in a state
of siege. Ifsugh was the fact, we would
receive immediate intelligence from Mont
gomery and Charleston. The Cabinet at
Montgomery believe no boligerent steps will
be resorted to.
Advices from Jamaica, to the 23d, state
that Prince Alfred met with a royal recep
at Barbadoe?.
The 2'imcs' Washington despatch says
that Dr. Fuller, of Farquircr, has been ap
pointed Marshal of Eastern Virginia.
The same authority says a despatch re
ceived from a responsible person in Char
leston states that General Burt has left for
Morris Island. He is reported to have'said
that Major Anderson now had but two al
alternatives: to evacuate Sumter in forty
eight hours, or suffer bombardment.
The Times' despatchos also says the
southern commissioners express the belief
that ajmoro judicious policy will prcvail,but
if the policy of the federal government is
the enforcement of the federal laws, the
seceded states arc ready to resist to the
bitter end.
The Government has chartered the steam
er Illinois, which will go to sea under seal
ed, orders to-day or Monday. Her mails
and passengers for Europe go in the City
of Baltimore.
A despatch from a southern city to the
President says that a large body of volun
teers had left to rally around theflagof
Union in Texas under Sam Houston.
NORFOLK, Va. April 5.
The schooner Lucy R. Warren, of Bal
timore, was seized in Halpin, Hampton
lloads,Tor the violation of tho inspection
There arc at present six geographical
army departments, as follows: 1. The
Department of the East, with its headquar
ters at Troy, New York, which embraces
all the country lying east of the Mississippi
river, and it now contains near 10,500 men,
stationed at various foits and barracks, and
at the city of Washington. 2. The Depart
ment of the West, embracing the country
west ofthe Mississippi river and cast of the
Rocky Mountains, with the exception of
such portions of it as are embraced in the
Departments of Texas and New Mexico.—
Its headquarters are at St. Louis, Missouri
and it now contains about 4,000 men. 3.—
The Department of Texas, which embraces
the State of Texas. It contained about
2,800 men, who are now being withdrawn
in consequence ofthe surrender of General
Twiggs. About 1,000 ofthem will reinforce
the forts in Florida, and the remainder will
be at tho disposal of the War Department
for other points. 4. The Department of
New Mexico, which includes that territory,
exclusive of Fort Mouave. 1U headquarters
are at Santa Fo, and it has about 2,300
men. 5, Tho Department of the Pacific,
which includes nearly all the country west
of the Rocky Mountains. Its headquarters
are at San Francisco, and it contains about
1,500 men. 6. The Department of Utah,
embracing all of that territory east of the
one hundred and seventeenth degree of west
longitude. It contains about 1,000 men.
NOT SO.—John HutchirfSon, appointed
Secretary of Dakota, is not one of the fami
ly of vocalists, bearing that name, as some
of our cotemporaries snnounce. He is a
native of Vermont,finishedhis law studies
in the office of W. II. Seward, went to Law
rence, Kansas, shrieked freedom about as
bad as the next man. Was elected to the
elected Speaker, had
citizens in this state of affairs, ia saddning th• and ague, aid left for Minneapo
to contemplate. "O ain't you glad you!lis, where ho has been practicing law for the
'last two years.
Washington, April 4.
It is supposed that Maj. Andersons sup
plies were cut off to-day, causing great con
sternation and anxiety as to the final re
Extreme solicitude was manifested every
where concerning Forts Sumter and Pick-
Fears are expressed that the country will
be precipitated into war.
Information has boon received that Lieut.
Talbott, left Charleston to-day, with im
dispatches to Washington.
New York, Apajl, 5.
The Worlds Washington correspondent
says, many consider the naval preparations
how going on as intended for a demonstra
tion at San Domingo, while others contend
that the revenue is to be collected at the
Southern ports, and also that commissioner
Crawford has been informed by authority
that it is intended against the South.
The Texas troops have been ordered
South again.
Gov. Morton of Indiana and Washbume
of Maine, have had a consultation with the
President, urging the holding of all the
forts at the South, and the speedy adoption
of a definite policy.
Minister Corwin has been tendered the
sloop of war, Cumberland, nowfittingout,
at Norfolk, or the Powhattan, to take him
to Mexico. It is expected that he will
leave on the 15th.
It is reported that orders have been re
ceived from President Davis, to cut off sup
plies to the forts.
A dispatch to the.Tribune from Mont
gomery states that the government has de
termined to take Fort Pickens at all hazards
and if Lincoln attempts to obstruct com
merce all northern ships in Southern waters
will be seized.
The Washington dispatch to the Tribune
says instructions have been sent to the fleet
oft' Fort Pickens to be on tho alert to co
operate with Lieutenant Slommcr.
The Attorney General is considering the
legal authority of the President to collect
the revenue on Ship board, and also his au-character.
thority to call for vounteers.
The cabinet will determine to-morrow
whether to evacuate Fort Sumter.
New York, April, 5.
Fort Lafayette, in this harbor has been
Soldiers from Governors Island will pro
ceed to Fort Hamilton to-day to embark
hence on steambonts for points not as yet
At the Navy Yard and in all army depots
great activity and bustleprevails and laborers
are working day and night. War vessels
in large numbers, and naval and army
officers are continually arriving and reporting
themselves ready for duty.
Charleston, April 4th.—Charleston has
today been in a state of excitement, not
equalled since thefirstsecession. The crisis
has come. The appearance of a schooner
off the harbor last evening on her attempt to
pass the batteries, she being fired into and
her subsequent mysterious disappearance
has roused suspicions of the gravest charac
ter. The military leaders have been very
active all day and troops belonging to the
fortifications have been ordered to their sta
A thousand rumors are in circulation, the
principal one is' that an attempt will se
riously be made to reinforce the forts.
Late advices are understood to have been
received from Montgomery to cut off all of
Andersons supplies.
No further communication can bo allowed
between the forts and the federal authori
Fears arc entertained that there will bo a
conflict before Saturday.
The Times Washington correspondent
says tho revenue laws will be enforced in
No visitors are admitted to the war dept.
for the last few days.
The Representatives o. the great powers
have unofficially expressed the opinion that
the Union should be maintained.
A special dispatch to the Commercial
says Lieutenant Oilman has arrived at
Washington. He states that great prepara
tions are being made to attack Fort Pickens
and troops arc being drilled daily by South
ern officers. An attack is momentarily ex
A special dispatch to the Commercial
says the battcrrics on Morris Island fired
into an unknown vessel for not displaying
her colors.
Maj. Anderson immediately dispatched a
messenger to Gov. Pickens for cxplanrtion.
The vessel put to sea.
New York, April 4.
Great. activity prevails in the Brooklyn
Yard, and it is reported that several
vessels of war are expected to sail to night,
orders have been received from Washington
to that effect. Their destination is unknown.
A special despatch to the Post says it is
expected that the Southernconfederacy wiil
demand the immediate evacuation of* Fort
Sumter and Pickens.
Orders have been sent for every naval
vessel to be put into immediate commission.
The administration is determined to rein
force Fort Pickens at all hazards.
A special Chicago dispatch says 42 Wis
consin banks arc thrown out.
next Congress, there will be Jive consccva
tive members in the Lower House, from
New England, viz: one from Massachusetts,
and two each from Connecticut and Rhode
Island. The world moves! During the
last fonr years, the Congressional
from the" New England States has" been
unanimously Republican,
An Uaknown Vessel Fired into off Char
ton Harbor.
The President has appointed Chas. Gib
son of Massachusetts, as Solicitor of the
Court of Claims J. E. McPhery Assistant
The Administration is especially consid
cring Mexican Affairs, looking to immediate
The Spanish fleet aro not to go to the
Gulf till further orders from Madrid.
It is ascertained that French Consuls have
instructions from France relative to action
in Southern trade with France.
Prominent persons here are satisfiec that
the movement of the English and French
Meets are for the observation of Southern
Win. Cuddy has been appointed Surveyor
General of Illinois.
Tho Secretary of the Treasury has con
cluded to issue Treasury notes for the re
mainder of the loan.
Capt. George, who recently resigned his
position in the army has tendered his ser
vices to the Confederate States. He is a
native of Pennsylvania and was formerly in
command of the Charleston Arsenal.
Mr. Clay was on Monday disconnected
from the Peruvian mission. The .govern
ment evidently disapproves of his course.
Alex S. Platte'is appointed Naval Store
keeper for Kentucky.
The report that tho Brooklyn has rein
forced Fort Pickens by troops"is incorrect.
There was a truce any violation of which
would cause immediate hostilities, on the
part of the Confederate States.
HAKTFOTD, April 3.
Buckingham is elected to Congress in the
Fourth District by 80 majority.
The election to-day resulted in the defeat
of the Republicans.
Governor Spiaguo re-elected by a large
The Legislature is of the same political
Hefron and Brown are elected to Con
gress over the late Republican members.
We are in receipt of the following pleas
ant, and somewhat characteristic letter from
our fellow citizen, Judge Goodrich. It was
not intended for publication but in view of
the fact that the Judge is about to leave us
for along residence on the other side of the
Atlantic—that he is a public and hi»torical
character, we feel warranted in giving it to
the public, knowing that it will afford inter
est and gratification.
WASHINGTON, D. O, March 29, '61
DEAR SIR On tho 27th instant I was
confirmed by tho Senate as Secretary of
the legation to Belgium.
Governor Seward gave me the position
unasked. He says it is the most pleasant
ono in all Europe, and that he hopes that it
may suit me,—says "if it does not, let me
know, and I will try and suit you." I do
not feel anxious to leave the State, yet
wished to visit "each well remembered spot,
rendered immortal in song and story for I
think I have some taste in that direction.
I shall have some liesure—shall improve
my opportunity—and hope to return in
about two years, "a wiser and better manJ
I wish to visit Home,Jcruselum, Palmyra,
Egypt, and "the country round about.1
But I am a Mmnesotian—an "Old Settler,"
and I shall look across the mighty deep to
St. Paul, as the Hebrew looks to New Je
I shall boat homo in a few days. Gov
ernor Seward continues to bo the hope ofin
the country. All eyes aro fixed upon him.
Your friend, AARON GOODRICH,
RICHMOND, April 4.
On the re-assembling of the Legislature,
the bill to prepare the forts to protect the
country against any force was agreed to, 68
to 61. Two other amendments were offered
—one on an ordinance resuming the powers
delegated by Virginia, and another provid
ing for submitting the same to the qualified
voters of the commonwealth for adoption or
for rejection at the polls at the spring elec
tion in May
Tw other "amendment were offered
In convention, Mr. Goggin moved to. time,
amend by asserting his own ordinance, but Mr. Blaisdcll arrived from Texas to-day,
withdrew it. Several motions wero made, bringing $6,000 which the secessionists
but were all voted down. failed to get hold of at Galveston. He
Mr. Harvey's substitute was rejected -15 reports that the people had not fairly heard
to 47: Convention adjourned sine die. w) are disgusted with tho revolution.
The latest European advices, which are
given under our telegrphic head announce
the death, on the 16th of March, of the
Duchess of Kent, Mother of Queen Victoria,
and aunt of Prince Albert. Marie Louisa
Victoria, the decased Duchess, was a daugh
ter of the late Francis, Duke of Saxe-Saal
feld Coberg, and was born on the 17th of
August, 178G. Her first husband, Prince
Eurich of Leiningcn, seems to hane been a
brutal tyrant, and to have treated his younj
bride with peculiar cruelty. He died in 1814,
While the Princess Charlotte, daughter
of George IV. survived, her father's younger
brothers, for the most part, remained single,
but as the direct succession of the British
crown ended with her, they nearly all took
wives withing a few months after her melan
choly death in 1817.
Tho marriage of Edward, Duke of Kent,
with the widowed Princess of Leiningcn,
which was solemnized on the 11th of July,
1818, was purely a love match, as neither
tho parties had a largo income, and the
bridegroome's mother, Queen Charlotte, op
posed it with all her power. The newly
wedded couple were therefore compelled to
practice tho closcsct economy. Of this union
the present Queen of Great Britrin, born
May 24th, 1810, was the only offspring.
Nor did her parents long enjoy each others
society. The Duke took a violent cold in
January, 1820, of which he died in a few
days—prcceeding his aged father to the
tomb by about a week's space* His widow
never married again.
When the Princess Victoria was born,
her uncles, the Duke of York and the Duke
Clarence, afterwards William IV., were
and being tho older brothers of
her father, enjoyed the priority of succession.
It was not, therefore, lor several years that
her pretentions were regarded as of special
importance, Her mother, however, educat
ed her with great care. To her thoroug
early training, many of the characteristics
which* have elevated Victoria above the ma
jority of Queens and to be ascribed.
Since her daugter's accession, the late
Duchess has constantly resided neor her,
and has been greatfully repaid for the fidel
ity with which she discharged her maternal
duties. She was a sensible and practical,
not a briliant woman, and deservedly, we
believe enjoyed tho reputation of being kind
hearccd and charitable.
NEW Yonx, April 3.
The steamer Kangaroo has arrived. The
Tribune says Montgomery dispatches say
orders be issued to blockade the
southern ports and collect the revenue there,
Davis will issue letters of marqe and oover
tho sea with privateers.
A dispatch says Lieut. Oilman of Fort
Pickens reports that that place has been
reinforced, and is now able to hold for some
Hon Sherrard Clcmmens, Member" of
Congress from the Wheeling, Va, District,
who, in Congress, so nobly 4id eloquently
dofended tho Union against the Traitors/
writes from Richmond on the 27th ofMarch,
peremptorily declining to be a candidate for
re-election. He pleads his obligations to
his family, as higher than those he owes
the State. His absence from Congress will
be a serious loss to the conservatives and
Union men from the Border States. It is
said he will never recover from the wound
he rccieved in tho duel with O. Jenning*
The State Auditor announces that tho
Pamet Bank has given securities for all of
its notes in circulation.
Treasury note of the Confederate States
were issued to-day. The first bond of ono'
thousand dollars sold at twenty per cent
NORFOLK, April 4.
It is reported that a disturbance occurred
among the workman on account of the Pal
mettoflagbeing raised outside of the walls.
The soldiers dared not interfere in the mat
to hear of the death, at Cincinnati, on Wed
day, ofJohn W. McLean, one of the Justices'
of the Supreme Court ofthe United States.
Itoraije, jforfoarfouig
and General
Steamboat & Railroad Agent
Would respectfully inform .the public that
he has leased the stone warehouse at the low
er leveo, where he can bo found at all times
and will personally attend to the
of all prodnce and to any business entrusted
to his care.
Through tickets for sale to all principal
cities and towns.
Mark Packages*
*Care H. C. M.M
Bed Whig, Minnesota.
of Minnesota,
District Court,
1st Judicial dis
trict fo* said Co,
County of Goodhue
William W.Phelps as neat friend"
of Huldah Freeborn,
William Freeborn, Joseph A Paine
Henry Rice, Martin McNitt,
Edwin Caldwell, Albert Caldwell,
Edward Palmer. Julius Norton, Sum
William Allen, Howard Ward, mons,
Edward Wainwright, Samuel for
Harris, Horace Smith, Kewton relief,
Bradley, Orloff Bowen, Orton
Ward,Volney Brundage, James
Lawthcr, Theron S Terry, Jacob
Newman, E Canfield, Ho
Closky, Francis Baker, George
Otis, Truman French, William
Barr and Pascal Smith.
To Joseph A Paine, Martia McNitt, Juliu#
Norton, William B. Allen, Howard Ward
Edward Wainwright, Samuel Harris,
Horace Smith, Newton Bradley, OrlofT
Bowen. Jacob Newman. EV Canfield,
Francis Baker, Truman French, William
It Barr, Henry ltico and II Mc
Closkey, defendants above named.
You are hereby
snmmoned and required to answer tho
comp'aint in this action,which has been filed
the office of the Clerk of the District
Court for said Goodhue County at Bed Wing
in said county and to serve a copy of your,
answer to the said complaint on the sub
scriber at his office in said Red Wing,with
in twenty days after the service of this
summons on you, exclusive of the day of
such service and if you fail to answer tho
said complaint within the time aforesaid,
the plaintiff in this action will apply to
the Court for the relief demanded in tho
Dated Bed Wing, March 29, 1861.
245 Plaintiff's Attorney.
Notice is hereby given,that under and by
virtue of an order of license made by the Pro
bate conrt in and for the county of Goodhue,
in the State of Miunuesota, at a session of said
Court, holden April 5th, A.D. 1SG1, I shall at
the front door of the Coart House, in the elty
of Uod Wing, County aforesaid, on Saturday,,
the 4th day of May, A.D. 1361, at two o\Jock
in the afternoon of said day, proceed to sell at.
public auction to the highest bidder all tho.
estate, right, title or interest of George W..
LatourcUe, a minor, in and to tho following
real estate situated in the county of Gsodhue,.
The north west quarter of section twenty
nine of township 111 north, range 14 west
the north west quarter of north west quarter
of section 14, town 111 north, range 15 west
and the uorth west quarter ot tbc south cast
quarter of section 1, town 110 north, range
17 west.
OTH F. SMITH, Guardian,
April 10,18C1. 245
District Court
First Jud. Dist.
John W. HanRill,
Edward Williams,
pl'ffs I SUMMONS for relief,
Truman Bcckwith, deft
To tho above named Defendants.
You arc hereby summoned and required to
answer tho complaint in this action a copy of
which is filed in the office of tho Clerk of this
Court at Red Wing, in said county of Good
hue, and to serve a copy of your answer to
said complaint Hpon the subscribers, at their
oflico in Mantorvillc,. County of Dodge,
in said State of Minnesota, within twenty days
from the service hereof upon you exclusive of
the day of such service, and you are further
notified that if you tail to answer said com
plaint as aforesaid the said plaintiff will apply
to tho Court for the relief demanded in said.
Dated this 10th day of April, A.D. 1861...
alO—245. PlffV Attorneys.
Minnesota, District Court.
District, County of Gooduc.
William W. Phelps and
Christopher Graham, AgainstV Summons.
Sarah Barnes.
To the defendant.
In the nameof the State of Minnesota:
You are hereby summoned and required:'
to answer thocomplaint ofthe Plaintiff in abovo
titled action, which said complaint is filed
in the office of tho Clerk of this Court, at
Bed Wing, in said county of Goodhuc,and to
serve a copy of your answer to tho said com
plaint upon* mo at my office in Bed Wing,
in said State of Minnesota, within twenty day*
from the service hereof upon you exclusive
of the day of such mrvice and you am
further notified that' if you fail to' answer said
complaint within the time aforesaid, the plain
tiff in this action will apply to this Court for
a Judgment against you for the Bam of ono
hundred and ninety-six dollars with interest
from the first day of December one thousand
eight hundred a*4 fifty-six, besides the costs
of this action.
Plaintitts Att'y.
JJutcd at K«J Wing, April 4th,1861.

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