Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 17, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 17, 1861 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. ? ?? .?#* <yi. v*r * ,i*>- ' . ??> .? ' WHOLE NO. 8927. si NBAY MORNING, FEBRUARY IT, 1801. PRICE TWO CENTS. MlfClLLAREOl'l. T\0 VOU WAJW WHInKEli 90 YOU W4ST WHISKERS? 90 TOW WANT WHISKERS t 90 VOU WANT WK19KERS: D? YOU WANT WUISKEP.il i)0 VO'" WAVr WHISKER* t DO 701' WANT WHI-KERri? iX> VOI WANT WHISKER*/ 'jf vou want wuihueuh Jl- TOV WAST WHISKERS* 90 VOU WANT A MJSTACm 90 YOU WANT A Mviljv KE 90 YOU WANT A MvirlcHE? 90 YOU WANT A M .'STAt HE? JH) YCU WANT A I V'I1E: no II)' WANT a vr*?ACHEt 00 "SOU WANT A Ml'TTAOHRY DO VOI.' WANT A M('STa?'qB1 do T )iJ want a mchtacbet DO YOC WANT A M l>: I aC'HHV ItELUNOEAK S ?BUJN?ilAM'i jB ELLIN j ! IA M S ?KtLlNGHAM'8 mliInohants BEIXJNGHA \t'8 BBLUNC.HAM'0 tJ$LL3vG?IAV S BBIAIX6HAX8 t?TJ,l?..HAVK jJiLKM SaIEU * WIIILAMNO OXOCEXT, ?TI*ULATIN.J OXOCENT, HTIMl LA'InTT ONGCENT, STIMVLArmT ONGCENT, SHMVLATINg" OXgUENT, ?rr*ULATINQ~ ONGCENT, PT1MVLA7TNOv GCENT, tTIVrLAlTs^." 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It in a beautiful, ecoi om! ?>. ?;jLbicg, yet cumulating com ?euna, a-'iD<5 Ml:' *y magic r:p iu -J-e r-.ote, causing a l< nuil fnl growth Of I tlW.vit hut r T2.i tc -.fc-j cr.:y irJ.le!? le-l ap>n FHYfclOLO1 ? i''AIj PRINOlPLBflt "HYdlOLO'i 11' VL " PRINCIPLES, ' PHYSIOLO'. HCAl. i'KINCIf'LES. /EV9IOLO' jl'. AX.- PRINCii'LEo, PHY9I0LC <}!' ~\L~ i'RINCIPLES, rKt^IOl^ frilrM, PRI>CIPJ.ES. THY8IOL OuICAL PRINCIPLES, PHTMOI^GIcir PRINCirLEI, pirVCAOGT Xl7 PRINCIPLES, rHYf 10L0GI'.AL PRINCIPLE!?, Vhiee tM aver tea ure?i:ii.n4 '.j '.be (.-lIUc, for >.ieuioting a )Mal;by gK *U* of tiir on a BALD HEAD F*RE FACE. BALD l'B*D OR BABE FACE. BALD HEAD OR B?RE FACE. BALD HE.^d"^R BARE FA?E. BALD HE KD OR BARE FACE. T?r*r; * tatfiyt tried the rari-noe nrr.pamttone now flootUnx nt-?, ?n<Tbaringt>*?n J?c"!ved oy them, should not be rftoe. irrnr J, Vat try one box of BELLIN HIAV S OKGCENT BEI.LINOHAM < ONGWENT BELL'S -HAK'S ONOCENT, BEX LIN" HAM 8 ONCCENT BELXIMGH VM ? ONttUENT. BELLIXGHAW 8 OMUBDT, BELUNGHAK 8 ONGUENT, BELLIV -HA*S ONGT'ENT, BKLUK7HAMS ONG CENT. BELLIN-iHA* S ONOCXNT, -whtch m warranted to do aL 'At!!? "t?'med f ir It. If apri**1 to -he < it irl!l cure baldre*! ami cau* to jfDrinff up to place of 'he bal'l ?poH a fine grt?in of cew hair Applied aoc jrdlng t Ur" 'iotn. it will turn red or towy balr jut, aad reai >re fray ba r t? lie original color? leaving it ?aft, mooth and iexlbfe. The Oe?<ent ie an Ic<it?p?r?able artie'e in erery gentle ?ait tomt. and af>.r ire week'* :?e they w ula not for may "3n?M?vatlon be wi'hoat It, The aebwHbera are '.be oaly agen'e i'or diewlJoieln the ?nJtei f a*re, to whom all orders must be atft" raesec. FB? E >1 A box. PBJ K $' A B'?x. rrurR pbice ?*h^:b i'BKE ml rnt'-B THICR THI' L 1 A BOX". A HOY. A B<<\, A box. A BOX. A MOX. A BOX A B<>\. A box. 70S FALB BY alL DRUGGISTS, FOR RAfE FT ALL DRCGKJTSTS, VX)H FILE BY all DRC^MSW. PwR rale by all DHftWIsTS, 5 SVTr uv ill in' Hi.tklW f 'k BALE B > all DHI UGIHW, TOR MLE BT all T>Rn*H*T*, r-oH PALE by ALL nUTd'HUTR, rjn? ti ? noiM/ifara ulb '\i t ULE sale ?5B BALI", bt Al.Ii FOR BUK HY all DUi ?:?)KTS. Jpon HALE BY ALL DKI'iWTsTH, fcB Sale BY all imt'ouf^TH, POB *AT.E BY ill r>Rr<;<;iKTH, F?*R "LAIE BY all DBUOOlsTS, ron haif. by ml r>Rr.,.MATs. POB BALE HV all DBtTCHH8*S, > OR bale ?tV *LL DRJOOIFTfl, TOR NALK BY all rmi'UUJRTS. FOB ?*LE by all DKt'ROlfiy. FOR HALF- BV AIL DRVOOI^T*, roil HALB BV all BBf'XII;TH. aa boi of ihx "iingncnt ' >*?rrmni'd o b*re flu* d?*lr<?il **) ???. tnmnv whirln-'r* It, bynmC cnf' lr^polwl' on rfcrtp* of r>r1oe inn po?<?**. II It Apply HORAt E L. HEuEM Ql A CO., DBro-McTS. Ar., 34 WILLIAV HTItRET, NEW YOPK, SA WILIlA^f STREET, M WILLIAM KTBEBT. H WI/.T.IAM^ STREET, 24 WILLIAM TBEBT, M WILLI A*" ?TREEP, U WILLI4M STREET, Ji WILLIAM KTRBliT, U WILLIAM STREET, M WILLIAV STREET, u wtlliTm" PTREE P, roJtt'Sft of exHt^.b piacb, fiw fuRB. THE NATIONAL CRISIS. _ I The Proveedins^ of the Pcaee j Convention. | DEBBIE ON THE PLAN OF ADJUSTMENT, j The Proposition for a National Convention. The Coercive Policy of the Republicans. V .UTLNY 15 THE REPUBLICAN CAMP. Lincotas ^Difficulties and Seward's Opportunity. THE TAKIFF BILL l\ THE SENITE. THE WAREHOUSING SYSTEM REMNEB. The Chiriqui Appropriation Thrown Owt, !?., *?#, THE COERCIYE TOLICY OF TKE NEW AD MINISTRATION. WaSJ.lv.I'ON , Feb. 16,18*51. The republican caucus last n.ght mously approve >f Mr. Bingham 3 Force bill, whioh authorizes the col .ecticn of revenue on shipboard, outside of insurrec tionary ports. It will be pressed to its paasage nsxt week. Vr. Lincoln's speeches continue t >bc the thome of com ment in all circle here. They tre regarded as failures, not only in Btatoamanship m?" ab.lity, but >n failing to meet the trreat and vital issues cow convulsing the coun try. He has fat en immensely in the estimation of even hi* own party. It is understood by those who are in hia coniideDoe that be had prcmscd not to divulge hLs views iu regard to any of tne~questions now agitating the country, until be declared th>ra in his ioaugural address. His course has * trei.gthcaed the republicans in the l'eaee Congress, and may prevent them from agreeing to any amicable settlement. The action of the republicans last night in caucus, on the line of the lixtianapolie speech of the President elect, und the la'.f harangues it the Senate, indicates a v:nr policy on the part of the incoming admin.Oration. These measures will bo frwjed during the next wee'*", and will meet with stubborn ruid determined reslstanoe by the conservative men in Congress. One fifth of the members of the House present may by the rules call for ihe ayes and noes, and have it in their power to defeat legislation. It is a revolutionary expedient, ani is sel dom ressrted to, but-a this i**o thoro i? little quettion ibat it will be used to kill the coerc.>n bills in rbe House. Over lify me?bers hvo deter Lined that th<**c measures ?ha'l not become ?aws, rnd:tis believed will ob?trurt j?'l legislation till On^r-vs shall adjourn on the fbui't ( Uuch. Thirty ve tambers will be able at any time u?c*UUw *yes ,uid noes. The others can act as rcixtfi The Smthern m "tubers say thai. ?? U>? ebj?ct ef these measures is to Inaugurate revolution, It k id better begin n Congress. The rep iblhans w!U either have to abaa ion their coercion programme, or consent to have no lc gtslation between this and tho fourth of March. .4 good many of the amended appropriation bills have yet to rome back, including those for the army and navy, and they may share the fate of the ferce bills. This coercion programme was carried through the cau cus by radicals engaged in the wnroa Mr. ward, which by the way, is Still kept up w.th undiminished vigor. It is feared that, unless nn impression is made .on Mr. Uncota in New York, Mr -Sc ward is overt card. The republicans Bey, If Mr. Lincoln endorses the Chica go platform in tote, as he intimated in hie Pittsburg ro raans. he and Mr Seward must I* a< issue: for the latter avows hlmaelf in favor of saving the Unien before ven tur*ng upon untried experiments of partinuaeliip. MP. LINCOLN AND THE OFFf< E HOLDERS. Wisiamiui, Feb. 10,1B61. It is astounding to whit aa extent the office holding democrats in the various departments of this City are libetalizing their opinions towards the republicans as the rroeident elect approaches the f?-deral capital. A? I *o no'ineed to you several days since, Mr. Lincoln will not stop at a hotel in this city, but will accept the h.viUMon tendered to him by Mr. Reward, who has tsken 'ienernl Cass" house, to beoouae his guest ut?l after his inaugu ration. Mr. Lincoln will not risk himself at acy hotel in Washington, since }lt. Buchanan came so uear being poisoned at the National Hotel in l^M, which is as liable to occur at any time now by a sudden rise cf the 1'oto rase as then. MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS. Wa.-4u.vcio*, ieY If, 1?61. a m?rc ht w mr nor?. Hie Houae pa*ed bow? tilteen prhatc bill* to d*y. H wai the bua.eet day of the vnt. m. The DeQciency bill wan paseed, without the Chirl'jui tmenlnient. It wua the f rst day the House inanifeetod a desire to take up the private caJ-odar to the sacrifice of bt.ncom'ie. Tiro ITSI-OSO 0<* TH1. TAKT> qOMM. Th> Morrill Tariff bill ban done more to cngeudw n bad fenling among merabor* of the Peace Oonfcretico than unything *l*o. It even ovei shadow* the slavery in Ter ritories question. There is an Imnenae lobby hero from Pennsylvania urgin^ftbe passage of the TkrilT bill, Mil ibey arc loud In ibeb denunciation uf Mr. Sov ird for hie < o'tr?e in regard to the w aroh'"ailng feature of the bill. Two republican Senator*, who were iu favor of tho hill a ^h<?rt time since, bare just a Tewed Uic.r do termination to a ote against it. The Senate voted to-day to retain tLe irf-eotwi.re i.oming ?j atom. iriKM'Wv ?ll?> T>T*?T.t AJTO ?VM-1K<T*r;. Commodore Tatnall arrived to 'lay. fli in ia good enlth ni?d ftpparoiilly cheerful spirits. Coramo lore Armstrong, who is b'TO amending a court of inquiry concerning his surrenderor the lYnticola N'avy Vard, ia mnch d^preeeed in spirita. *? *li,of ?.m. vakz, Tit* \ nuBCB-tJi Mincrm. General Paez, the Venezuelan Minister,bad an audienro w .11; the President to-day, for the pi.rpo?e of presenting bs letter of recall. The General r& oived from the H?cre tary of State a letter eipre* ing in cordial termi the high rpprectatlon entertn ned or Mh character by th^s government, and the earn^t hope that hi caresr in the Interest? of his country .nd the cause of li'iorty might be pr dong.-d. There will be no di|4omatic rcp.-ewnUtive of Venezuela left bero. arvy tmnrm By order of Lieut, Gen Scott, Cipt Aruutd Kjey, of con4*iny E, Seoond srtiTlory, uuw here, hi* beet. iitro?"t ed to proceed to Fort Monroe, Virginia, to I ike ihe plaoe of Capt Carlisle, of company H, Se.ywi artillery. Opt Carlisle will assume the command of Capt Klaey's oorn patiy in Washington. Oipt. Fl-<>y is a u?:ve of Maryland ?nd Capt. Carl.sle a native of Mnjw?. Bth are popular in the army, and good noidert. Capt FtaeylwJi talt'n groat t>ains to bring his eomnaay to a high degree of of fi'lency. He wa# the only od< ?r In o niman i of acorn f.^ny of rr* lart liere *sho lia led frem im1 'bem i'tate ars r.i u.vb-i s, Br millon Ward, cf IVilro<iit, .v-w Vorh, w.?s to-day a t mitt*.' attorney of the K.ipr ir? C irt. Jobs IVitta. for .a long tlm" a c'"rtt in ti e V'ar l)*i .wt meat. !4m been appointed b>ef ci k . v:c Jlr. h'r ni.trl, rrt'gned. vn ?iid!?KH?! cor:pB.iy of c? ilrya-rive l in the city tod?y. D' I r mntative \'?>incli. f iKilc a.hMbeer ?-m u*t'.d 1 the J'r- iU' Bt fvr Ch J vf N'e <rae'??. THE PEACE CONFERENCE. Proceedings of tie Border Slave and Northern Free State* at "Wa?huig*.<m DEBATE ON THE UUTHRIE ADJURTMENT PROPOHED CALL FOR A NATIONAL ( ON VENTION- THE TERRITORI AL QUESTION. WA*ms<-tw, Feb. 10. 1MS1. The Peace Conference having adjourned yesterday for me purpose of allowing the various propositlow to* , prlntei*. md laid before them,tfc.s moruing they launched out upon an interminable sea of dobate. Mr Baldwin, ef Connecticut., moved to substitute nw proposition for a National Convention, In lion of Mr. , Cuthr'e's proposition reported fr<m the ommittee. Ho , sustained his motion in an elaborate spe-'ch, in which he reviewed the condition of affairs ,ind the caws? which ; had produced them. He believed that the only remedy , now ru .1 Vational Convention. Any other proposed re- j ir.ed es would fail to meet the wisbee of the two housoi j of Oougress,. j Mr. Guthrie, or Kentucky, opposed the motion in a specehof great power and sustained the report of the committee, of which he was chairman. HeBrredupentbe Convention speedy action. There was no time to be lout. )f the Convention really intended to adopt measures which would restore peace and good brotherhood between the Stites, they ought to do ko at < nee. Mr Curtis, of Iowa, followed next, but d'd not sustain either th" can cf a Vational Convention or tho report of the committee. It w.is a disquisition upon political af fair?> generally and could be interpreted to mean every thing, or nothing, as the cane might bo. The question nest arose a." to wh.it tho report <>f tfc? committee meant respecting the Territorial question. It was contended by several, among whom whs Reverdy Johnson, that it not only applies to our present Territo ries, bst to fntuie acquisiti'jns also, and with ?htt view he (Mr. Johnson) should move an amendment sc as to exclude territory hereafter to be acquired The debate was k' pt up to nearly three o"cl?&, wben they adjourned until Monday at eleven o clock. \Ne ha\e reports from Virginia, to the eJeot tint the State Convention will Instructthe Virg nla C?mtaissioners to the Peace Conference not to insist upon the point re cognizing slavory In the Territories, if by ruon course uuv obstacle shall l>e thrown in iho way o. adjustment. Secretary Holt Ix-rt, niglit handsomely ettoi taxed tne Commissioners of the Peace Conference. THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY. The Congress of Southern Sovereirrtiee at Mont gomery, Alabama. K1G11TH PAT. M<WTGOXSRT, A l'i., Feb. 12, 1861. The Congress mc; at twelve M., ar.J was opened with prayer by Rev. Sir. Mitchell. The Pnanrnxr announced thi Rllcv;, .g committees ? OmmMx w? the OrytnUaHan qf the t.z- ctUiw iMfxirt m>nt of tlx GoiyrninaU.?Messrs. StepU us of .eorgu; Conrad, of Lu.; Boyco, of 6s. C.; Snorter, of Ala.; l>:ooKe, ^OrThrHfm A/rain.? Mipssru. PJiott, of S. C.; Sis'sot*. of Us.; Perkins, of la.; \\ai?or,oi A uiii Ktntl, or a'ori Financ4- ?Messrs. Toombs, of ?a. ; jUrnwell.or S. C.; Kenner, of La.; Barry, of Mtes. ar i Mc'Ue, oi Ala. OnOommeirial Affain.?Messrs.. 'Timing.' - . Crawford, of Oa.: Morton, of Ha.; Curry, of A a ,ind Judi'riarv ? Messrs. Clayton, of Miss ? Wit I rs, of a. c.; Hale, of Ala.; T. H. V. Oobb, of Oa. in i Hams, ^O.^Na'-al Affain.?Messrs. Omrvl.of Ch'>.r.t, of P.O.; Smith, of Ala.; Wright, of <.a. and Owens, of VI i. , on Milfary Affain.?Messrs. Baiton. of "f I 8.C.,Sparrow,of La.; Kenan, of oa , a .i Andason, or yU?>n rotfal A fain.?Messrs, Chilton, of Ala H i!, of Ga ; Boyoe, of S. C.; llarrson, of Miss.; and curry, of s c *" On Patents.?Messrs Brooke, of Mi68 ; Wilson, cf Mm?.; i^wis of Ala HIU. of 6a.; Mid Kensor. of 1a. Oil brrriturtai.?Messrs. ? liennut.of ti. C.; Campbell, oj Miss., Marshall, of La.; N Is bet, Of U>; ?^d l?wu, of A1^>n r>th'ir ?M>'s*r? MiTsliallToT ?A''jVrls, "f Miss.; learn, of Ala.; Anderson, of Flu aud w right, or ' \)n Mian Affair*.?Vnsrs. Mortm, of T'la Flite, of Ala . 1 ewls. of Ala.; Keitt, of P. C.. an 1 ^pirrov;. of U. <m rriiUma.?Mrwrs. T. K. K. Cobb, of w.; Harrison, of Miss , Miles of S. C., Chilton, of Ala., Perk ns.of La. on Jcecunit.?Meears. Ow-us.oi I la . Craw.'.rd, of ?a-, ? amp''ell, or Miss.. Hm.th, otAla^ and Ikwloue Co fLa. ou SngroiwiUe.?Mesfrs. Shorter, of Ala., Wltoon, of MiFS.; Kenan, of (la.; VcPjw, of Ala.; oi. I Lart.<w, of Oa.| Ibe Secretary then read the follow la*;? Ni w Oiiixavs, Feb. 0,1SC1. To Tire Ron. Howkix Cobb, PlOHDrrr o- thi: Movrr;?vif:v ftr?lam llrected to commu?icate to you, tU?t during the session of the Convention of tho State of lx>uis.ana, this morning, upon tho receipt of the dewpstch Ittormmg * of the election of Hon. J?Crn?:; Davis as Preset aad the Hou. Alexander H. gtopheas as \ ice I resident of tho provisional government of the Southern republ.c, Mr. i"resident >iouton imiuo?liately sunpendel the 'regular buriness of the Convention then under cocsiderat.on, and announced the agreeable intelligence to the Oonveu Hon, whereupon tho following resolutions were ofl- red and unanimously adopted ? That *hls Convention receive, with the most -w dl^TO^vil the Intelllgenoe this day melved ^ MSer~>h of liieele' tion of the Hon. Jefferson Dai la, of MissUslypi..as "r? 'tdfnt. an-J the Hon Alexander H. Stephens, r/ ' m Vkie Krexldent of tae provimuuiiguveniiuentof theHoutu "R^lvS-LTt-at the Secr-tarrof tbisConren-l,?Ix: lr?niet ti to communicate the loregofrvg rssolutton to Ike Piesidcnt ' of the Convention at Montgomerv Most respectfully, yo jr obedient serv iat, J. THOMAfi WHKAT, Sec. of Con Mr. H>krw oflcred the following resolution ? ReMlved. That, undl other* ioe proviOed. the severai ?!!._ cers connected vrtth the collection of tmpo?t*, e -tore? and diuies, toi ib- Mi'eral Htatea of thia coarederaey, be, ?no ilie HAine A*et oontuiued la oflioo for the 00010110.1110 ? ta^a .jf America. Mr. Kksbit offered the following ? F^?We.l, That the CosSMiU-Q on ForeUsn Alairt h.ini qtwMed to inquire into the proprW.y aa the rwntdent i* inaugumted of a commiwiion to tne gu\ ernment of the Slatea ot Am' rlea. The following reeolntior. wa? passed in secret seasion to-day, and the injunction of see rosy removed before Con gress ad journed ? lUMolved ThjM thia foremment ?ak?? under Ita'?harse the question* a?d dlAieuUtea no* eiiatia* beiweea t.ie ?nve|.'i*n ,4tatea of ihia ronr^era y and lb" government of the I nlted s>^<m relatlBc to the occupation of forts, arsenals, "avy yards and other publle <Ni??'ilJ?hn??nt?, anfl that the Preirtdent of this Comrrms ne director to eornmunlcate this resolution to the Gk? ernors of the Htatee. FAILUBE8 AND SUSPENSIONS. Biwro.v, Feb. It, 1441. The IV ?toil Ct-mmrrcial BnUetin'i lift of chaagoe in business giro- ten fk.lnroe and suspension* In Vow York, five in Hoston, .*ivn in Philadelphia, thr<o In Ctnclanatl, two In St. J/ims, two In Baltimore, and twenty-flvo In <?ther places?a total of fifty two. MU8KHT8 FOR FORTRESS MONROE. NOWOUt, Fob. 15, 1*51. One of the bay at cam ore brc ght to Futr a* Monroe to-dty five large cusea of muskets, mail niacin rod ai the iiarper s Ferry Art'titl. The surveying schooner Crawford in preparing for MM at the (.'oei^rt Vary Yard. THE VIRGINIA PEVCE fONFERBJTCE AND MICHIGAN. Drrn"rr, Feb. M, 1881. The joint resolutions lnstruetlug our Kemtors 'ind re questing oar roproet'iutires in CongroM to op|?os<- any sin?ndraeuts to the constitution recognizing tho right of property in men, or recognising the extension nf dinry !uto territory now free, wore adopted In the liou*e of KoprescEtst.voe y< ?t?i d ly, by a strict party vote. t?ub setiMUtly, the resolutions empowrtnu rvuintors f hand ler and Rngbain to ropresont Mich! gin ki ?i?> Pe.toe (Vw vent ion w-ro lust by *>os 40, nays 34. MR. LTNCOI.N ON THE CRISIS. TO THE miTOR OF TUB nFRAI.n. Nsw Yom, Feb. 16. 1M. Mr. Lincoln has said, la one of his recent speeches, that " nobody la hurt,'* " no one is suffering," and thinks that is a condoling reiWlioB. It dors not ae?m pustblo that h man (? cupying bit poxltlin ran really be ignorant of the state of the < 0'intry, and especially that of largo cities like Kow York and to convince him that some body Is suffering and consequently hurt, I would suggest that i nroeesfiiisi be formed of thoee who are really out of >mplojment, auJ are suffering from lie political atate of the country, and file past his hotel that he may con vince liimielf, fr<?m ocular demonstration, of th?< absurd ity of bis remarks. A) it would be tho oli.t?ct to cen riii'-e him of the dlatross of the land, It would be well for all tbi>#o of Itrooklvn and Jersey City, who are suffering aip >. to join the demonstration; and if it wero done in a quiet ind rrdi'rly manner it would, without doubt, bare a *al>.tary eflbct, As such u.oji hn.e ptarty of ?pnretiine en tb"tr hand?, they could unite In tho procession with ' rt detriment 11 tlinr interests and 'b. mournful silence "f t'? tboMMdt whe could swall such a d'lriMiratioa wild hav e ? ore powerful i Meet tl ^c <A pmiKis tc an ,^?e? .bid Pwvrefg. VKE WiMI WORE. IMPORTANT FROM WASHINGTON. The Rapture In tbe Republican Party Hr. Lincoln's Trouble* at the Bes^onlu? of His Malnhtratlon?Who wttl ?? Into Hh Cabl net Senator Seward ibe Van of ttu Time The Work of Reconstruction, fcO?, lMi| kfc OUR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENCE. Ww* t>in, Fob. 15, it^l. The rupture in tho ranks of t: ?? republican par; y ,a complete uiti it seems to mary who watch close'y ita progress of events at Washington, that, soitt^iect n.t. o lias net been taken uf an event upon which ?xill untiouht edli hinge aU of the more important developeoieafs of th> next fow months, wthio the United States. Broad outlines are being forme l for nc* parties, divisions, tad plat for mi. which miiSt bo un lorstood and gravely con sidered, to understand properly tie epoch vpon *h.-h tho country Ws eu'.oriug. !"ract!oil!y dissolved as the Inion now if,, tLe immediate quest, on of tffc day .a, bow w'.ll th"se who are about to possets power at tho Cap.tol, art in view of su h a dissolution. .A'l tirns upon thia; tiL 1, it tLo \lews pr >m il^.ted by your ultra republican yviraals, arid the ados, 1 ''ssendeus, llaies, Sumnofg ai;d ixupjoysof Congress woro to govern tho incoming ad ministration, there is no doubt that there would be civil wnr within l*xs than one month. It requires, however, no very profound observation to perceivo that thov gen tlemen are all to be left in the lurch; that combinations are foruung of which these gentlemen do not dream, auJ I may at: well say openly and with authority that they will oco and all be thrown overboard, and that tho re public w ill not be permitted to go to ra;k and ruin at the behest of the Massachusetts s.Jiool or politicians. It is from a sincere desire to be o" service to the community at large, and to correct inaccurac.es into which Northern newspapers, for want of accurate infor mation. have fallen, that r indite this letter. I.ct me be gin, then, by raying, that thoro is no prospect of a mili tary despotism; that force will not be employed to grati fy Messrs. Phillips,Greeley an?l (.ari ieon in "shovel rt* slave Slates out of the Union." an<l that the idea of resort ; ing to ''battle" to settle sectional ditlicultic?, does not ou ter into the calculations of those by wh se counsels Mr. i .inooln will be governed. It would be more litting to I seek a parallel between them and tho advisers of Mr. Bu j chaumi when he lirst assumed tho reins of olllco. Tlie . Ohiof Magistrate whoso term is expiring, arrived at ! Washington with but one member of his Cabinet jhosen? j Mr. Cliflord for Attorney (ieuoral; yet he had scarcely beon in tho While House a week, before Mr. Clitibrd w,w i dropped and ho placed himself under tho evcluRive oou | trol of a different class of men. Everybody remembers the oonUict over < Jeiiurai Cass [the separate tight about tho "uture position of J!r. Itobert J. Walker tho intrigues to raif-e Cobb, Floyd, Thompson and Brown to power; the teapot episode of Forney, tho tiiu q'ui rum requirements of the friondsor Mr. Touoey. Squall followed squall; : Clancy Jonets actod as go between until all wag settled, and thou a patchwork was ma Jo up, of which the Pre ''dent was the very last man to comprehend the true signification. It was a petty revolution, which establish cd upon apparently solid foundations the jiowcr of the Southern rights Union dynasty, and, had It no', been for the wretchedly corrupt personal and political character of many of its members it would have accomplished the ob jects it had in view. At any rate, it was an anti-Bucha nan remedy for the evils which were apprehended from Buchanan ism. If it failed to effect its objects, it was not lor want or sagacity ou the part of Slidoll, Davis, Beuja min, ?win, Hunter. Green. Yulee and others, who c>n cocted tho conspiracy. It broke down completoly from causes which are so pfftnnv that tho "wayfaring raw I though a fool" cannot fall to see through tbi-m. It ought to result In a lifelong aojourn at thejienltantUury of many of its instrument*. ?Tust, too, ss ffr. Buchanan"* Urn mm the effect of a Southern righU; Union cctsDlracy. so tho reconstruction of his Cabinet, within the last two months, ha." grown out of a quasi republican leaaiou ? jnipir u y, to save tho t'nion from tho direful and pernicious results which corruption in the democratic ranks has produced. 1'oor Cobb ruined the credit of the govornmoat, and Floyd dishonored it. Uionipson'9 name wan connoted with all sorts of flre-eatlng, section litrlguee. All three catered to anti national prejudices, and acted in opposition to the general welfare and peace With the shortsightedness of demagoguos, they sacrificed tho fu turs to the present and proved penny wise and pound foolish. Ho Buchanan had to put Barnburner Pi* into the Treasury Department to got monoy Holt luto the War Department, on a vaguo reputation he had obtained in the patentj,Ottlce for honesty, and to take Stanton and King, because nobody could talk against men or whom they know nothing one way or the other. It has l>ccn expediency work all through. No general principles have been consulted, and no h gher aim baa been at tended to than tho bread and butter cxigenclos oi tho hour. Is it surprising, under auch circumstances, tiiU Mr. toward, with the, sagacity and diplomatic fore, sight which distinguish him, should have included in his plans for the ruture, all or tho elements at hand to assist in carryiLg out his own ultimate viows t Under the leadership of Mr. Reward, Mr. Lincoln has con sidered it or no Importance to fill up his Cabinet until his arrival at Washington, and I am able to say that he con template making no appointments beyond Reward and Hate* for the prevent. M would be folly for him to do ao. Tho understanding between Dlx and Seward ? com plete, and it Is fully determined that the former shal. retain his place, " until his succesror can be appointed which moans for an indollnito period. Wanton, King and Holt will also be requested to remain, without any openly declared understanding. In a word old parties are doad, and out of their ruins will arise tho edifice which the Premier of Mr. Lincoln foretold, when he declared that " future times would applaud tho magnanimity of the sacrifices that would be mado by the present generation to save tho Union, beyond any that wero made by thoac who laid the foundations of the republic." Ho devyt cot | hesitate to tell his friend* that tho Chicago plationn is obsolete; that it has served the purpoee for which It was created: and Is to bo regarded as among the fomits or fifty years ago. The position In which he Is placed is, however, most dilllcult. It requires a degree of craft, management and subtlety, in which, excepting Mr. Thurlow Weed, he has no other man In the countrv able te advise him. It is to the credit of Mr. Lincoln that he appreciates the arduous nature of the task his Premier has before him. He stated, lately, at Springfield, that he did not pretend .to meddle with the squabble with s?oeseioni?t?, but should "le-ive it en tirely to toward." Mr Seward then, and Mr. Dlx, whose barnburner an* t"Clients, and that pliable readiness for a political com bination, which has always distinguished tho followers or Mr Van Buren, admirably fit bint to strike hands for the r"' mat ion or a re Union party, wllljho th' llfoand strength or Mr. Lincoln's administration Messrs Stanton, Holt and King will co-operate with theiu with the heartine?sand hnoesty that are to be expected from comparatively ob "cure ofNcisis.anxious to retain power( mm conscious or the ability and will to serve the country. The right hand ot Seward is the Hooat- will be Cameron, who has aires %r taken a bold, initiatory stand, In behair orawl?e,con dilatory policy towards tho South, and will rally I'enn syhanla to the canae of nationality, Jnst as Mr. Sew*rd will inevitably do New York. Under tueh leadership, oin anything be more certain that every honest upright cltlion throughout the land will ralty to the support oT measures which they may suggest, and which, It It already marked out, will have for their starting point propositions simi lar to tho Crittenden amendments, or the more accu rately framed measure suggested to the Bonier Con rerence by Mr. Gnthrle of Kentucky. One or the first dntles or Mr. Llnooln will Inevitably be to call together an extra session or Congress. I n.ler what auspices will they meet? The administration will main tain a position of masterly inactivity; but will, moan while. have proclaimed to the world Its determination to avert from the country that most terrible of disasters civil war With the first ray of hope frotr. tho North, the i nlon pulae will begin to beat loud, strong and with t?newed health, even In the seceding states. It ia tho most noteworthy circumstance of tbs Montgomery South rrn Confrrsnce. that everyone of th" ultra fire e*>>rs bive l>*en compelled to assume a subordinate poaition Tfco Yanccyt, Hbett* an I HwBweat have beon fcr .' i into pr ate ii >. I'r.o ros < 1 i of Uw | new *or. ^deration, Mr. lelfer 'n P?\ i? oi." i'f the mo*' in.,;Ik. u4 men cf tb'- ace, &>*?! hvj -- vuy s oeec a I'nwn man W th tosjs in li * > joe, ho borne short time sin:e, that tv' tr m rt he'")uid hono rably ise, would be empioyt J 11 j>r?- - rv the integrity Of tbe >-tate?. Ho t aval ant i <J ? , h;ghm.B4?d -at?g nj4ui, aid afl li. aorat)!-', truth!'!'. ru. Mr. 'lev.H. Stephens po^ses-os ?n.l deserve- the ro*pe t if ever> mc who Lnows him, and ho tin* beau, .it ... nuin the vigor ous antagonist of disunion t .r > ??rci. 'hojbavoa Mm of one year t remain at :! ?? of U.o -southern pr visions! govornssent, which, if H*p..Site, au l>e pro Ion i."d and it is w i'.h them that Mc&rg toward T> \ tad Cameron, as the ad\ sera <Mr. Liuialn, ??Till becnicd c* to nego'iate. H la i ot <y ito mpoosib'.e that, to ? 10 Gou^re^ wbi h Mr. i nooln Trill conr-no, tho socr'ing States themsolv. s u-ay send doi< ga-Vs. I:* not, the border 6tatos w U all bo reproseitod m ' the.ro ? ll bo no oppoi ;ion that can make iteslf p rmaneut'y .>1. to the consorvat ve proposition which will hi laid bofore it Th y will !)?? accepts b> tho -?r th. ai.'d tho work of ie un on wffi obtam itb fruit I jn. Mr. Seward .s tho man of tho tue. Tho people of Ar.v rira cannot a lord to c.invasB too closely tho bygone eccentricities of a nun who !?.,?.? is th" wea! and woe of tho futi.ro in th ? hollow of his Wand. If the Premise of Mr. 1 ince.n porseveres in tho o-' rso which be has beyond a pei-adventure, dotorn.mod or, ho will n ko for himself the highest name in tho history of tlio states men, j-.fitrlots and benefactors of tho republic. II'1 will be raised to tho l're denoy, in 1S64, by tli i unanimous volco of tho poo plo, and not only his own nume. but that of tue Chief Magistrate who has made him his Secretary of State, will go down to posterity surrounded by bleesiugs. I?etno orats and conservatives will rally around thorn, and niue tenths of tho rotors of ilio Union will sustain them and their mi asuros. It cannot beooocesled, howover. thata war in the republican ranks, is upon tho veryevoof brooking out. I >p"ak from knowledge whor. I inform you thai, but for tho mdlguaiit outburst 01' Senator Mason of Virginia, on the c?: :a*ion of the presentation of tho peace memorial from tho citizens of Now York, Mr. Soward would have boon denounced. on tho spot, is untrue to tho cause of abolitionism, as it is understood by gentlemen of tho Greek y, Wade, Garrison school. Mr. Fe-seuden of Maine, a statesman, whoso geniua lias boon but partially obscur ed by tho clouds that snrrooadsd a pcrtion of his histo ry, had prepared an olab orate attack ujwn tho conciliato ry policy of his colleague, wh.oh would liavo 1 toon tho sign.il for tho schism in the republican rank.3, which is surely impending. It m-'ybo postponed days or even weeks : but It is sure to come before any ^rreat lapeo of time. The sooner the hotter. It will bo tho last rally of fanaticism, previous to its oi.nJ. mii .i.' ti by the popular voice in such a manner that it can revcr raise its head again. The work of the reconstruct .ou of tue Union will ?hen begin, and will be persevered in, until overy cloud tliat obscures tho political horizon bas been di.^ipitod. W.i*h!\''.t?>s, Feb. 12, lsfll. WaiKinghon at it Aifttari to a Xor'futrn I'uiier? Sicnibm if the V'weCmvntwn out of ,":VW?7V Cmio<l at the Capitol end at, tte Batch?The y?w Cabinet, if*1., da. Those .11 our Northern cities and quiet towua who have roceived all their impression? as to the condition of thing* at Washington from the sons.ition articles Fent out by certuiD regular Washington <: rreepeudcBts are not a little tjurprisod, on arriving hero, to llnd matters jogging along pretty much after the old stylo, and to witness the in terest exhibited on either hand iu questions and matter? , of fact having no connection whatever with or reference i to, the breaking up of the Union or tho tiaal overthrow of I tho government. In fact, one is forcibly reminded of I former scenes just prior to inauguration day in the more j staid and secure times of tho gi >rious republic. Whore yon hear one word of real and ^erlous anvfoty e*pres?ed for the safety and perniai.euey uf tho gov< rnmont, you may hear a <iozen on tho probable eucceaa of this or ili.it candidate for an appointment?urder Mr. Lincolu, of court*?and as to the fLuai passage by ('ouproH-, of some favorite and pro:: table measure, tno demo, refs as we'l as the republiosi)* being eiercited on .-.uch questions o;' per ..cual interest. In th? strictly social line there is Alio u, rlriklng re semblance to bygone times dttr np ''ongfv ional hcs sions. If fashionable hopV are Wat. ficqueut, iLe deii cieucy s made up in diuier parties and other n.oro pri vate entertainments. To be sure, the occasional appetr ance on the avenue of small sqia 'i of the an i formed "regulars," moving leisurely alon*-, remind.'! on* uf th startling Ktorl-'S about the .^eiz'.re o. the capital, but th vet y air aud vita ices of the* patient guardians of th public peace at once satisfy you that nothing .4 f .rtbe from them than the idea of actual service at present and in this locality. The jolly darkies and other ''gemmm" of Insure move carelessly About, whistling "Yankee Doo dle," the "9lnr Spangled Banner," and other national melo dies. as though peace had just >een declared with some hostile foreign I'ower- nr.d ever the fin 'is 8em Hick man" continues to '.-rack his,joker tut * c-oirdfi of ad mirers about the Katlonal and Brow . levy the "quarter' tax upon new comers as ..rttion fee,'' Fom>4imes, tie of old, taking a spar* nl Ua. or hand kerchief as "ooDUenil'* when the csp? cteu qnirter is not forthcoming. All this may furnish but a very slight guarantee against breakers ahead, but it nevertheless seems very queer to those who come here expecting to elbow their way through roll's revolvers and fields of bsyoneta, instead of white kids, white vesta and the rustling silks of the sefter sex. Jbe I'eace* ommissioners,after idjourrraent, sit long at the table, drink tbeir wine with great gusto f?r ineu | who rrune hither on ?u< h a solemn errand, and " coerce'' ' the best of llavanas In great.profusion, looking remark ably wise, and saying but little whec I'muired of as to the probable result of their lalx>r? of lo\ e mid patriotism, last evening a large number of theat, including the Rhode Inland and other peace delegations, had a jolly old gander time at tho hous<? of Governor Cor win. Knead Cheerer, by (be by, the dashing representative from "Nyatt," is aiwsting Mr. Cor win thi?: winter in domg the houursof bit h'jepitable mansion. Of course the for tunate guests must enjoy themselves hugely, ??away down deep, you know. The throng" about the hotels aud the Capitol arc im mense. M. C.'h are buttonholed about nvxt unmercifully: and from the occasional sentences whleh one cannot Itelp hearing on passing, It la very evident that visiter* here do not contemplate the destruction of the ofilses if they do that of the government. As to the new Cabinet, the wls*?t appear to know but little that la reliable. It is certainly true that Mr. Lm eoln himself has been so oonfimod by cm flic ting in flueneee, that he has postponed a definite select km uf st leant thre^of his future associates until his arrival bore. It is shrewdly guessed that be wtll not then lack for Oabl uet ad\ i^ers. May his nervous system and patienoe be equal to this friendly but droaded onslaught. Three membors of the Cabinet, Seward. Bates and Welle*, appear to be by common coussnt settled upon in Mr. i.incoln's own mind, and there iss<*rcely a possibility that it will be unsettled In respect to loose gentlemen. I learn from good authority tbnt the preetse position which Mr. Welles m to take is *>tll In some uncertainly. He has from ttie beginning been urged by som? very prominent republicans as having peculiar qualifications for the rout master (Jen< rain up, iind yet the Navy or Interior Depart ment may he finnlly assigned him. it Is generally con ceded that ho is capablo of tilling either ot thi.se region ible positions to the satisfaction of the country. Thuriow Weed it hero, doing his best to get some kind of temporary or permanent fastening about tho oodles of the border *UU?; His idea is that il Uncle Sam is not i ich enough to keep house alouo, ho could uet Uocg, per l.sps, for a while by taking boarders. Hood Idea. Washtv to*, Feb. 13,1M1. Counting 'M, AV. rrrral Vnte fir Prtiidrni and fice Prtti dtnt?Graphic Itucriftiofi at' tkr Sr-nt on the. flnnr? Arypr and Ktmrrend Smnwrt I'kt'op fif t fr<rm the Kn porbtrt' Gallery?A Thi vxLriiing Ordeal Ifafpily l'a<rd Ihnxii/h, <tc., ,fc. The lelugraph has alroady inform?d you of the l?Sil ing features of tho ceremony of counting ihe electoral \otetoilay. 1 will, therefore, contine my unpretending I-en to a hurried d?*criptk>n of the sewe on the rtw dur ing the e*sri isee. The Senators having opresredjn the hall of the n?nse of Representatives, and the Vice President tho I nlted ."tales having assumed the chair of the Speaker, the com mittee appointed to count the elec toral votes, and the other officials being properly dispose* of about the 9peak or's and Clerk s desks, let ua look from the reporters' gal lery down upon the unique and Imp ?sing throng, and ob serve who compose it, as wulJ as we '-.an from this eleva tloB. Directly in front of us, and facing the Vloo Presi dent of the United States, whose duty it is to declare the mull of the vote, is Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, the rivsl democratic candidate fw the IVesidency with the ?aid Vice l*r?sident of the United dtates, Jehu C. Bp?k inr dge, of Kentucky. To the right of Judge Det$a?fe for he is At once the centre of all eyes as well as seatol in the centre of the ?eml circle forming the area In front ?.f the speaker'* e'nair?is toe Premier of the incoming a.'ministration, Wm. H. Seward. To Dmflas' left I* the Ute candidate for Vice President on the opposing demo ruti" ticket, Gen. Jo. Iaoc. ideSeward, to bis right, H Senator Otmcron, of I'enn^yinwla, ?nd ihelr fa miliar and easy masrer tow ,rd each other Is be llevcd to ho u<di?it^c of their r.arm m.4 iBtimait relation? political a* well as personal Sweeping around agmi: nrve, still to the right, facing tbo chair, we v;?natorH UukxaMt root, of \ermont; J. R. DeolitUe, of Wiei-oosin; J. W. <;rlmc?- or Iowa; and snugly beside each other are Senators Daniel Clark, of Mew Hampshire, and Charles Sumner, of M. s xhusetts, who is looking quietly on, apparently icdu'ereut, as if he felt that hie hour n| triumph had arrived in the election of a repabli can President, and nothing wore iw at this time to be <1< tie- and just beyond these twa n we catch a glin p?e of iho bi. hy gray head of tin* unw v.rled Senator from Rhode (lland, Hon. J. }?'. Simmon*. We try to see who ther'5 ere to hid right, but the com pa i crowd prevents is, and wo turn our glance to the left of our starting point? JuJgo Dough*?and tlnd in loan proximity, calm as a ?lun< m<rniag, the erudite J'ld^e Oollamer, Senator from Vermont; tho brilliant minded aad silver tongued Fee ?on>1 as, of Main th industrious and able Powell, of K ntiicky. iho clear hearted K:tch, of Indiana, the go ahead and self u lUedTeu 1 yck, of New Jersey; ami besde him, n "deep Contemplation profoundly wrap#," in tho nev Senator from "auny down Fast, Morrill, Of Maine. Hani by, look ii" as if he d.d i it have morn thau his share, of core "11 his mind,is K. 9. M.ugUum, or Michigan. In th second circle of neat* is to be noticed the patriotic and self <iicriilolug, Union loving and Incessant and indefati sable laborer for his wh le country, the vetterabla Sena or lrvin Kentuck\, John J. < rittenden. And now to the and left we lune Senator 1'ource, of Maryland, Sw:ou>r Andrew Johnson, of fenneaaee, in coniHential ciaiub with thi1 spirited and taleuted Ktheridge, of the tsanao lute, member of the House. And then ibere if Pcnntor Baker, of Oregon look'.ng a little more griy and bald than lie did twenty (U-e yoars ago whon he and Col. Jobu I. Hardin?good man?used to crackjok"stoge ther in Jacksonville, 11!. Hie w >rt)iy Senator is even looking a little mom bald (liar, when he tirst cime U> Washington this hesslan, havuig irtbubly worn a good deal of his hair otV in rubbini} through the I'aciSo Kail road bill, of which great preset he i-a llrin and stead last friend. Tint queer, rough but intelligent In. .king man with llakcr is oln A'adc?old iuator Ben. Wade, of Ohio, who d<>n't care a piuch of stiull' whether people like what ho says or not. Ho is n patriot who believes that ho could pass the gat-es of St. Peter, whether he was entitled to or not, if lie ww only wrapped in tho American tlug. And near Wade are Senators B'gler, of Pennsylvani i, and Bragg, of North Carolina The former bears Hit: same ?u>aiiy, cartful, thoughtful front ho usually presents. Near them aiv Anthony, of Rhodo Island, ana Foster, of Obnnectlcut. And not lar ort yon so*1 the sniooth face and mar hie brow of Senator Wilson, of Massachusetts, together w:th the honeet features and sturdy frame of Chandler, of .\ljchi gin. And hera you may b? induced to Inquire. "Whole that burly framed Individual talking to Kepreser.Utivn Spaulding, of New York?'' "Do you moan lum with tho Atlas ?houldentt" "No; ho cau't bo au AtUi. man, i think?not the Albany Atlas, at any rato, for those men have not that amount, of girth." "All1 I see who jou mean. Ihi*. Is Preston Kin.', ei New York, who has as much weight in tho donate, and probably will tune as much iu tho next administration, as ' any other mau' " And then come before your vision the I'm en of Senators Rice, of M.uiu'hota, and IntLum. of California. Thoy seem to tako qu'.te an interest in tho proceedirgn as the electoral vote ot the different SUt?s is declared. Near them ait Senator Halo, of Now (lamp ghire, who is in a quiet way talking to itcpreseciatlv" Hamilton, of Texas. They pause in iTiehr con venation to bear Repr. ?i'ntativc fhelps do .-lire the v?te of Iilinoi.s. It goes for Uncoln. lunulas smiles faintly but good humoredly, and twitches hid j:io eloper between hi4 legs. Lane, still sitting boaide iMuglaa. do s not want to hear bow h s Stnte (Oregon) ).as gone?be haa heard thai before, probably, and prapoees to leave. " No, no, li?no ral," say* Dooglaa. lag bag his hand pleasantly on l-ane, ?' you have heard now my State h if gone; now listen to hew your s has. ' l,ano subsided into hiH scat agaia. an>i shortly after enjoyed tho sat isiactn a of seeing the lead ing candidate ou his ticket Brecklnri ige) b' ish, whin Senator Ti umbull? who Alternated w.tb Mr. l'helps in announcing tne voto?declared that even hie State?his beloved Kentucky?had gone agatnet her favorite son. It U a somewhat romarkable fai t that not one of the Stat'?? t , which two o( tlie Presi dential and one of tho \ Ice Presidential candidates be long, and who w ere present at the counting of the votes, cast its electoral vote for either. Douglas lost Illinois, Breckinridge Kentucky, and iJine Oregon. Tims mucn for n rapid glan o at tlie chief St uatorlal features In the k-ail of the House of Kepreeentat.vcs on this lnterer.tinb' occasion; and when, at twenty minuter to two o'clock, Vic" President Breckinridge declared, in a distinct and audible voice, that "Abraham l.incoh), of Illinois, was elected I'residont of tho t'ni'.od States for four years from the 4th of March next,'' there was in that immense throng of flvo thousand people m breutblens and almost de.ithiy -ilenvi of a inoirKnt, ax if every ono was expecting tho occurrence of some long hidden and dreadf i! cata?:roph<*. But the stUlaesK uf the moment wis only disturbed by tho clear voice of tlie Vice President, announcing the elect.on of "Hannibal Hamltn, of Maine, as Vice l'rosidt-nt of the Uuitod Statea for four years from the 4th of Mareh next." And then tho people, without a cheer, without a m'ir mur of dissatisfaction, without th* firing of art.llory. or the rattling of musketry, auletly dispersed to their mee, tbankfol In their hearts that at least ono threaten.ng or doul iu our country's hist ry had been passed through jieaccfnlly and happily. THIRTY-SIXTH CONGRK9II. SECOND BK88I0N. Senate. Wambixcto*, Feb. 1#, 1S61 Vk-. Prosidei i Brock jjridfo being elck, theBoeratary called tbo Senate to order. < >n motion of .Mr. I'owklj , (<>pp.) of Kj\, Mr. Kcot took tbo chair. Mr. IUu'. (rep.) of N. II., paid '.cat be bad been asked ly the unanimous request, of the Naval Committee tlui tho vote excuMng Mr. Thomson from Burying on the Naval Committee be recons.derod The vote was reconsidered at*'. Mr. Thomson w?a not MMfc The resolution for printing twenty thousand additional copies of the agricultural ruport from tbo Patent OfEo? war passed. Ti'.r. i>Bi(.mnr s:li. Mr. PtARce, Copp.) of Md . reported from the Commit ter of Conference on tbo Deficiency bill that the oumi.t tee bad agreed. One part of tbo agreement strikes out the Chiriqui amendment. Before the question wus taken on sgreeing to Ute re port, Mr. <;r?n, (opp.) of Mo., called op the l^rri torlal bills for Nevada and Dacotah Territories, wbicb wore tho npocial order. The hi Mb were discussed unt'.l one o'clock, when the Tariff bill w.h taken up. The question being on Mr. Seward a amendment ei tonriing tbo tmie when duty ?bail be paid to three years, the onert of which in to leave the system as it ia now, was, alter somo discussion, agreed to by the following ?ok ? Meenrs. Baker, Bragg, BrMi'., <~Ungman, DeoikUe, Douglas. tlurk'-e, Kltch, (Jr?oD, uwln, Hemphill, Hunter, JcbnaoD of Ten.. Kins, Lmne. Latham, Mason, Nichol son, I'earre, l'olk, Powell, Hebaslian, Heward, Sumner and Thornton-Sb. N*?!>.?Moasrs. Anthony BisW, Bingham, Cameron, Chaartltr, riark, rrlf.enden. < oasenden. Poet, l'uster, Ortroea. Harlan. Simmon*, Ten Ejck, Trumbull, wade, WU kinson and Wilson?1H. Mr. 8*waiw, (rep.) of N. 7., moved to atrikaoutail in tho bill relating to the wareho'istng system. Agreed to. Mr. Iu?r*, Copp.; of Oregon, sent on amendment to be road, which he propoaed to offer, which mainly the tariff of 1M6. ?Mr Wade, (rep.) of Ohio, moved to amend so as to raise tho doty on rfax eeod from ton to fifteen cents per bushel. Mr. Powmx, (opp.) of Ky .. moved to amend so afl to make the duty on wools twenty per cent ad valarem. The bill provides that there shall be no duly OB ooarvo wools. Considerable discussion followed. Mr. Ben.bam, (rop.) of Mtcb..moved to substitutes ?lutyof throe cents per t?onnd, which waa lost, and Mr l owell's amendment was then disagreed toj Mr. Powmx m?vod an ad valorem duty on conrna woala when the price does not exceed twenty roar cents per pound. Mr. Masox, (opp ) of TV. b*1<1 that the bill propoaed a tax on rheap M?gari, and allowed high priced onea cam par alive exemption. lie moved to amend ao aa to re duce tho duty one half on Began". Alter debate tb<-amendment waa d.aagroed to. Mr. Vmw Introduced a iomt resolution Ulat oa and niter Monday next.^kj Senato me- t at cICTea A. M. 1 atdfcivsr. Adjournod. Ilnwse of R?pr?natativci, conclusion of frihay's PitocnniNoo. WmaTOtos, Feb. 15, lMl. Mr. Coxwat, (rep.) of KAiaaa, prcaenlcd a manorial from the Legislative AaaamMy of Kanana,praying for the indemnity of cerU:n persons for the loanea suatainod o the late political trouble*. It waa referred to the Com mute on Claims. The report of the Committee of Thirty three was taken up. Mr. Vaxdotsu, (rep ) of Iowa, aald that this waaj the lint llaae Congress had been called <?n to anctlou new iTuaranteea for alavery, and incorporate It in the const i tutien. Tbo iaauo waa made up in tLs Preaxteat al -:ec tion, and exprossky repudiated at the not one- tilth rt the votea sanctioning such a policy. It might aa well be asked that the majority submit to the minority. Tf thol'ntonwaa to be preserve 1 only on such terms as those propoaed, It eould oot be preserved by his rote Mr. Dwajtmrc. (opp.) of Vs., argued in fhvpr of .souther* over Nerthorn society. In our new republic, bo said, we will have no elements of dlacord; cap tal aad la bor WiU work lu beautiful harmony. Vtrlcao slnvjry I* tho only basis on which republran liberty "an be pro lervfd. His people, though loving the t'akin, have male ip their minds to leave It unless such guarantee* he given an wilt secure their safety. Adjourned. tos, FVt* 1?, 1MI Mr Kjtu'??<?, frep.) of lit., presented a m^m rial, s gued by tw- hundred cit rots A the d *vrs t h? rcpre UUMLS^hil ON CtiUTH fawJt

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