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ted States Army, was elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Augusta (Ga.) Independent Volunteer Battalion on Saturday. Col. Cumming will immediately resign his captaincy in the Federal army. The Chicago Zouaves have offered their services to the United States Government. The Mulenburg Riflemen, of Shenandoah county, Va., fired one hundred and fifty guns on the 21st instant, in honor of the workingmen of New York city, who lately adopted resolutions sympathizing with the South. General Twiggs has declared his purpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia shall secede.--Mobile Advertiser. The New York Senate has adopted complimentary resolutions to Gov. Hicks, of Maryland, for his position. The Waynesboro (Ga.) News says that the "Burke Sharpe Shooters" at a late meeting elected twenty-six "unqualified secession and determined-on- resistance ladies" as honorary members of the company. Eight of them
on: that it is population and wealth, not territory, which the South want; and that there will be an "irrepressible conflict" in such a Confederacy, for a horned and strong hand would hold the political power. Suppose the Southern States do not there obtain the equality which they demand? What then? That was a problem to be ciphered out hereafter. Having exhausted the hour to which each speaker is limited, several gentlemen moved that he have permission to conclude his speech. Mr. Martin, of Virginia, objected to the member going on with his "treasonable remarks. " Much confusion prevailed in the Hall, but it was soon quieted. The contemplated "Seizure" in New York. The "excitement" in New York about the rumored intention to seize the Navy- Yard at Brooklyn, turns out to have been nothing.--The rumor got out, and the commandant of the Navy-Yard applied for a police force to protect the Government property. This was furnished by both New York and Brooklyn; and
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advised of the facts of the case, and promptly ordered out the fifth brigade of New York State militia. The armory, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a blaze of light, and was surrounded by a curious crowd, vainly attempting to enter, and meeting the response addressed to all, without distinction, that only gentlemen in uniform could be admitted. The gentlemen in uniform rapidly assembled. There were stationed here the Thirteenth Regiment, Colonel Abel Smith; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an attack,
ictim; and the day was not distant when these men would rely on the magnanimity of the people they have outraged. Before God, he believed that slavery would be crucified if this unhappy controversy shall end in the dissolution of the Union. If not crucified, it will carry the death rattle in its throat. He might be a timid man, and not take up arms in his own defence; but it remained to be seen whether treason can be successfully carried on. There is a holy minority in the slave States. Lazarus is not dead, but sleepeth; and when the stone is rolled away from the tomb, we may have all the glories of a new resurrection. He alluded to the ultra men at the North--Garrison, Phillips, and others — and said they shook hands with kindred disunionists at the South. Like the Roman ox, all garlanded for the sacrifice, they would lead the Union to death. These rights of the new crusade make the Constitution the sanctified Jerusalem, against which the cohorts are rallied. The Norther
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and promptly ordered out the fifth brigade of New York State militia. The armory, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a blaze of light, and was surrounded by a curious crowd, vainly attempting to enter, and meeting the response addressed to all, without distinction, that only gentlemen in uniform could be admitted. The gentlemen in uniform rapidly assembled. There were stationed here the Thirteenth Regiment, Colonel Abel Smith; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an attack, but were perfectly prepared for an
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versy shall end in the dissolution of the Union. If not crucified, it will carry the death rattle in its throat. He might be a timid man, and not take up arms in his own defence; but it remained to be seen whether treason can be successfully carried on. There is a holy minority in the slave States. Lazarus is not dead, but sleepeth; and when the stone is rolled away from the tomb, we may have all the glories of a new resurrection. He alluded to the ultra men at the North--Garrison, Phillips, and others — and said they shook hands with kindred disunionists at the South. Like the Roman ox, all garlanded for the sacrifice, they would lead the Union to death. These rights of the new crusade make the Constitution the sanctified Jerusalem, against which the cohorts are rallied. The Northern men wish to overthrow the Constitution to get rid of slavery, while the Southern men overthrow the Constitution to preserve slavery. And both parties are for State rights: He asked, on behalf
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rpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia shall secede.--Mobile Advertiser. The New York Senate has adopted complimentary resolutions to Gov. Hicks, of Maryland, for his position. The Waynesboro (Ga.) News says that the "Burke Sharpe Shooters" at a late meeting elected twenty-six "unqualified secession and determined-on- resistance ladies" as honorary members of the company. Eight of them are unmarried. Byrd Douglas, of Nashville, Tenn., has sent a donation of $1,000 to the Governor of South Carolina. In Florida, the ladies of the families of Messrs. Robert Gamble and Robert W. Williams have offered their services in any manner available for preparing the troops for the field of battle. Sherrard Clemens, of Va., in the House. The following occurrence took place in the U. S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday: Mr. Clemens, of Virginia, said he spoke as a Southern man, identified
e of the Ordinance of Secession, was received here Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock. Immediately after the reception of the news a salute of one hundred guns was fired by a detachment of the Chatham Artillery. The guns of the artillery being in use at the fort, the salute was fired with Mr. William Hone's "Baby Waker," but the lateness of the hour prevented any extensive demonstration being made. The Savannah Brass Band, Robert Low leader, composed of colored men, serenaded the Mayor, Col. Lawton, and several other citizens. Several public and private buildings were illuminated. A division of the Territory. The New York Post makes up the following from the report of the Commissioner of the Land Office for 1860: Free States. Sq. Miles. Maine35,000 New Hampshire9,200 Vermont10,212 Massachusetts7,800 Rhode Island1,306 Connecticut4,750 New York47,000 New Jersey8,300 Pennsylvania46,000 Ohio39,964 Indiana33,800 Illinois55,410 Michigan56,451 Wisconsin53
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d for a police force to protect the Government property. This was furnished by both New York and Brooklyn; and the Mayors, to create an additional furor, called on the Military. The "World" says: Major General H. B. Duryea and Brigadier General P. S. Crooke were advised of the facts of the case, and promptly ordered out the fifth brigade of New York State militia. The armory, a substantial new building on the corner of Henry and Cranberry streets, was a blaze of light, and was surroundeh; the Fourteenth, Col. A. M. Wood, and the Twenty-eighth, Col. Bennett. The Seventieth Regiment, Col. Samuel Graham, had been ordered to drill in the evening in the new arsenal, on Portland avenue, and were kept under arms. Generals Duryea and Crooke were at the armory, prepared to render such services as might be required of them. A detachment of New York harbor police were on duty near the yard. The officers at the yard apparently entertained little apprehension of an attack, but were
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se — the contemplated Seizure of the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a battery Erected on the Mississippi river--letter from Ex-President Fillmore--salute for an Ex-commander, &c. Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, Cincinnati howl over it, and are greatly incensed.--We would like to see them help themselves. Letter from Ex-President Fillmore. The Hon. Millard Fillmore was, a few weeks ago, suggested by a Union meeting in New York as a suitable persoThe Hon. Millard Fillmore was, a few weeks ago, suggested by a Union meeting in New York as a suitable person to go to South Carolina to tender the people of that State the assurances of the citizens of New York that the North would respect and uphold the constitutional rights of the South. This mission Mr. Fillmore declined, and in his letter remarked: Mr. Fillmore declined, and in his letter remarked: What they want, and what I want, is some assurance from the Republican party, now dominant at the North, that they, or at least the conservative portion of them, are ready and willing to come forward and repeal all unconstitutional State laws;
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