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Tennessee troops for Virginia. --At a Southern-Rights meeting in Nashville, Tenn., on the 22d inst., a dispatch from Governor Letcher, of Virginia, calling upon Gov. Harris for three regiments, was read, as was also the response of the latter, stating that the troops would be ready to move in ten days.
ago. J. P. Thornton was ridden on a rail and pelted with eggs, in Bristol, Tenn., recently, for advertising his wife. Mr. P. Crawford was run over and killed by the cars, at Bristol, Tenn., last Wednesday. The Virginians in Davidson county, Tenn., are organizing a company to march to the defence of their native State. The Mobile papers report the arrival there of Louisiana companies, on their way to Virginia. Alabama troops are also moving. The City Council of Nashville, Tenn., has appropriated $100,000 to arm the city and meet the exigencies of the times. Etheridge, of Tennessee, still holds on to the "Union." The papers denounce him as a traitor. Persons abroad should not be misled by dispatches from Wheeling, Va., about the sentiment of the Northwest. It is stated that the largest subscription to the "patriotic fund" in New York, was made by A. T. Stewart. The amount was $10,000. The New York police are daily engaged in seizing fire-ar
trong for the Union. Kentucky troops for the Confederacy. Louisville, April 25. --A detachment of Col. Duncan's Regiment, about four hundred strong, under Captain Desha, left by the Nashville Railroad cars this afternoon, for the Southern Confederacy. Kentucky Legislature. Louisville, April 25. --Governor Magoffin will to-morrow issue a proclamation calling the Legislature together on the 6th of May. Speech of John Bell. Louisville, April 24. --The Nashville papers contain a speech made by John Bell yesterday, advocating a strong military league of all the Southern States against a common invading foe. Tennessee Legislature. Nashville, April 25. --The State Legislature has convened in secret session. The reporters have been excluded, and the contents of the Governor's Message is unknown. From the Southwest. New Orleans, April 25. --The steamer Cahawba, of the New York line, was seized this morning, but released by
Pea Ridge, in Union District, at 9 o'clock P. M., having thus traveled, by the course he pursued, about 1200 miles, in nine hours. This, we think, is the fastest time yet made. From Pea Ridge, Professor Lowe was conveyed to Unionville, where he remained until yesterday morning, when he came down to this city, with the intention of going on immediately to Washington, but on learning that there was doubt of getting through, he changed his route, and will leave this morning for Louisville, Ky., where he has located his residence. via Augusta and Nashville. The balloon has a diameter of 42 feet, is 44 yards in circumference, 55 feet from top to valve, and will hold 40,000 feet of gas. The result of this experimental trip goes to confirm the belief of Prof. L. in the entire practicability of carrying out his great enterprise, to which he has devoted so much time and money, that of crossing the Atlantic in a balloon. This he will probably attempt during the coming summer.