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e equipping of 1,000 cavalry and three batteries of artillery, the committee being also instructed to appropriate $60,000 for drilling the active militia, $16,000 for the purchase of ammunition, and also to provide for the organization of a Home Guard. In each county arming the muskets to be purchased shall be distributed. The Union men will support Mr. Under wood's proposition, while the Secessionists will adhere to that of Mr. Machen. In the news telegraphed North from Washington, May 12, is the following: The preparations having been completed for an effective blockade of Virginia waters, Capt. Pendergrast has given the precautionary notice of fifteen days for all vessels to leave the ports of that State, either with or without cargoes. Several of the foreign ministers, and some of our own countrymen, have asked for an extension of the time, but this in every case has been refused. The order will be adhered to impartially. Certain persons, though representing t
The remains of Washington. --A correspondent of the Lynchburg Republican, writing from Culpeper county, May 12th, says: "I was told to-day that a report having reached the Virginians that the tomb of Gen.Washington was going to be violated by the Republicans, his remains and those of his family were promptly removed to a more central spot in the State, where they will be out of harm's way. If this be true, what a commentary on the North !"
hat vessel to Commodore Breese, of the Brooklyn Navy-Yard. He reports all on board the Cumberland well, an impatient for action. Captain Chisholm believes that the officers and men on board the Cumberland, in case of an attack, would rather blow the vessel and themselves to atoms than see her fall into the hands of the enemy. The particulars of the second collision between the U. S. volunteers and the citizens of St. Louis are thus telegraphed to the Northern press: St. Louis, May 12.--The city was the scene of another tragedy last night. About 6 o'clock a body of Home Guards entered the city through Fifth street, from the arsenal, where they had been enlisted during the day and furnished with arms. On reaching Walnut the troops turned westward, a large crowd lining the payment to witness their progress. At the corner of Fifth street parties among the spectators began hooting, hissing and other abusing the companies as they passed, and a buy about 14 years old disc