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Collision in Parkersburg. --A Convention of Submissionists was held a few days ago in Parkersburg, Va. About the time it adjourned, a disgraceful and very general fight occurred in front of the Court-House, in which fists, brick-bats and canes were freely used, which resulted in some prominent citizens getting slightly hurt, while a number of persons were knocked down and hit, and one or two were badly whipped. Black Republican submissionism showed its hand very plainly, commenced the fiParkersburg, Va. About the time it adjourned, a disgraceful and very general fight occurred in front of the Court-House, in which fists, brick-bats and canes were freely used, which resulted in some prominent citizens getting slightly hurt, while a number of persons were knocked down and hit, and one or two were badly whipped. Black Republican submissionism showed its hand very plainly, commenced the fight, and came out second best. A few more such scenes, (says the Gazette,) would set all decent men against the party.
Harrisburg. April 28 --There is general rejoicing here over the new requisition, the rejected volunteers being exceedingly glad. Commissary General Irwin will leave for Pittsburgh to-night, to establish a military camp. Troops will be collected there to protect the frontier of the southwestern counties, if necessary, and also to protect the Union men of the north western counties of Virginia. The war enthusiasm continues as great as ever Clearfield county, containing 4,000 voters, has 400 men ready to march, and offers a whole regiment. One thousand regulars are at Carlisle Barracks. Six hundred horses have been already purchased to mount cavalry formerly of Texas.--They will move during the coming week. Five regiments at Camp Curtin will be ready to move at a moment's warning. The Governor of Ohio is moving two regiments on Wheeling, one on Parkersburg, and one at Guyandotte and Point Pleasant, to protect the Union men of Western Virginia.