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New Artillery company. --An Artillery company of fine material, and numbering 93 men, has been formed within the past week, at the rendezvous over the store of Woodhouse & Co., Main street. The uniform will be grey jacket and pants — the officers and men wearing the same uniform, which is now being made up by the ladies. The company is officered as follows: Thomas J. Peyton, Captain; Thomas Jackson, 1st Lieutenant; J. Hatley Norton, 2d Lieutenant. The company will be armed with a battery of six of the iron 6 lb. Parrott guns lately purchased for the use of the State.
Ex-Presidents Buchanan, Pierce, Fillmore, Tyler, Van Buren, and Hon. Mr. Brown to act as arbitrators between the North and the South. There is but little expectation here of any good resulting from the project. A dispatch from Concord, N. H., says that Ex-President Pierce, in obedience to a dispatch from Mr. Ingersoll, of Pennsylvania, has gone to Philadelphia, and perhaps Baltimore, on a mission to mediate between the Government and the South. St. Louis, April 27. --Governor Jackson has declared that his policy is a peace policy. That he convened the Legislature only for the purpose of more perfectly organizing the militia and putting the State in a proper attitude of defence. He told Sterling Price, the President of the State Convention, that body ought not to be called together for the passage of a Secession Ordinance. That he is in favor of retaining the present status of the State, leaving it to time and circumstances as they may raise to determine the best
The Northwest. --The Parkersburg News, of Thursday last, says: General Jackson made a speech in this place yesterday. His position was conservative in the highest degree, throwing the onus of war on Mr. Lincoln, counseling union and peace among ourselves, and asserting the general principle that the coercion of the South was impossible and the war unholy; that if the people were determined not to remain under our former Government, it was folly to talk of compelling them to do so; and that if we could not live in peace we must separate. He also detailed the condition of affairs at Richmond. and gave a history of the doings in Convention.