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ome. One thousand Minnie muskets arrived last evening from North Carolina. Mary landers are constantly coming in, unarmed. Yesterday about forty of the members of the Maryland Legislature visited this place. The special object of this visit is not precisely known. Many supposed that they came here to protest against the seizure of the Maryland heights by the Virginia troops, but the political complexion of the delegation forbids such an inference. It may be worthy of notice that Ross Winans accompanied the delegation.--He believes that there will be no war of any consequence. A gentleman just from Chambersburg, Pa., says that the military force stationed there is somewhat in a state of disorganization; that the citizens are leaving the place from fear of the soldiers; and that picket guards are posted in every direction, to prevent a nocturnal surprise, of which they are painfully apprehensive. Last night 55 more beeves were seized.--There is now waiting the comman
Butler' s command and carried to Fort McHenry. The arrest of Mr. Winans, according to the Sun, was as follows : The special train o House.--While there an officer entered the cars, and approaching Mr. Winans, a member of the House of Delegates from this city, who was sittig with Mr. Brune on a front seat, courteously inquired if he were Mr. Winans--who having assented, the officer said he wished to speak to him, and told him he had an order for his arrest from General Butler. Mr. Winans, who is an aged man, was then assisted from the car and to the ofrs of the Legislature, who rushed forward to inquire the cause of Mr. Winans' arrest, were refused admittance. Gov. Hicks, who was on theated that he could get no satisfactory answer as to the reasons for Winans' arrest, and that all offers of security for his reappearance were declined; also that Mr. Winans would be taken good care of until his examination. Great excitement was exhibited by the members of the Legisl