be one of extreme danger, and would lead to dreadful and unnecessary sacrifice of life.
A Baltimore paper says:
The detectives of Col. Fish have, within a few days past, arrested the following named young men of this city and vicinity, upon the charge of being in the commission of a company to join the Confederate army.--A. Brooks, N. Brooks, W. S. Dorsey, Nye Parkhurst, H. Raphael, Frederick Norwood.
Key Buchanan, Wm. J. Stewart. Vinton W. Duvall, P. Stanley Peterson, and Eugene Williamson.
It is stated that the party was to have started South yesterday.
All of them are confined in the Gilmore House, and none have yet had an examination.
The Democratic State Convention for the State of Illinois is to assemble at Springfield on the 17th of the present month.
Prominent representative men of the Democratic party of other States have been invited to be present to confer and counsel with the Illinois Democracy at the proposed convention, among whom are: Gov. Seymour,