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. John Bell, in a public speech last week, avowed his readiness to take his place in the ranks and march in defence of the South. The wheat crop in the upper part of Loudoun county, Va., looks uncommonly promising. Corn planting is progressing rapidly. Edward Dangerfield, Esq., died suddenly at his country seat, near Alexandria, Va., on Sunday morning. Texas has made provision for large quantities of brass cannon and other arms, for the defence of the State. The Massachusetts women talk of nothing but the "gallant General Butler." He is a great hero — on paper. Prince George co., Va., has appropriated $5,000 for the volunteers and the support of their families. The Portsmouth and Norfolk people manage to get fresh pine-apples and cocoa nuts, in spite of the blockade. A man in New York has invented a steam gun, which, he says, will shoot 480 balls per minute. It is the opinion of the doctor that the lawyer gets his living by plunder, while
The Episcopal Church. --The Diocesan Convention of Massachusetts, on Friday passed resolutions in regard to the present state of affairs. One of them is :"That the Convention of clerical and lay delegates of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Massachusetts, do hereby express their heartfelt sympathy with the National Government, in all right efforts to vindicate the authority of the Federal Union against ail sedition, privy conspiracy and rebellion."
owing scathing resume of the Massachusetts General's exploits in Maryland, is from the Baltimore Exchange, of the 10th instant: The greenest laurels that have been gathered in this war have been plucked by General Benjamin F. Butler, of Massachusetts.--The earliest chieftain in the field, he has reaped the fruits of his diligence and courage by achieving the first success of the campaign. He has ennobled the name of Butler and of Benjamin also, and has added lustre to the initial F. His re at best. They have occupied our territory without authority under the laws or the Constitution. They are temporarily holding this State in subjection. All this is enough for us to bear patiently. Let him, then, be careful how he fulminates any more brutal threats from the camp which is intended to overawe us; for, just so sure as he tifles-with us, just as surely will he rue it. When the blood of Maryland is up all the militiamen in Massachusetts cannot hold her soil against her sons.