Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 31, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 31, 1861 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. - lilrvj ?j'j'jt]111..*'' .vi *" rj >** ? ' niytifemifcsss "Whole no. 89io. morning edition-thuiisday, januart si, ioji. price two ckkts .tw- . ? ? ? ? i ^ ? at tiv <? THE REVOLUTION, Important News from the South. REVIVAL OF RUMORS OF WAR. An Attack on Fort Sumter Expected. THE PRESIDENT'S VIEWS ON THE SUBJECT. Condition of the Forts on the Florida Coast. The Revenue Cutter Cass Surrendered to the Secessionists. Tie Relations of the Seceding States with Foreign Powers. Programme of the New South ern Confederation. Passage of the North Carolina Convention BilL INTERESTING PROCEEDINGS OP CONGRESS. The Debate on the Crisis in the House. PASSAGE OF THE PACIFIC RAILROAD BILL, toif Jta., As. IMPORTANT FROM WASHINGTON. BBP0BT8 RELATIVE TO PORT SUMTER. Wakhikgtox, Jan. 30, 1861. Private adviccs from the South, received to night, in dicate that there will be a fight in less than thirty hours. The President declared to a member of Congress yes terday that he had no doubt that Fort Sumter would be attacked in iess than a week, when a fight would ensue Mid the war would commence. The Congressman inquired why he did not reinforce Major Anderson? The President replied, that there were not vessels enough in the Amcr toon navy to reach Fort Sumter. In the first place, they would have to enter in the day time, and move slowly In order to clcar tho old vessels that hare bceu punk in the channel a? barriers against any attempt of government ves sel? to enter the harbor. Thi* fact,it is assarted,would cause their sure destruction by the outer lighthouse batteries OB Mcrrie Island, and before encountering the fire of the Morris light beacon batteries, and Point Cummin's bat tcries, and the guns of Foi t Johnt jn on James Island and Fqrt Moultrie on b'ult'vairs Island, all of which they wmld huv?. to suffer befoie reaching F<irt uumt<sr. Be tides, Major Anderson could afford ro protection to a vet gel sgalust the outer bctteries of Morris Inland. Tbis Is the opinion of the authorities Laving the ixHvcr to send relief; but in justice to these who would have to execute the wo- k and riek their lives before the fire of (be teaef?i'icljts. I akii assured that tho h rbor Of Chariest m can be entered by light draft ?easels of war, and Major Anderson can be reinforced. There aro mon Jin the American nary who believe that the bwiaeaa of firing cannon is a psm ? that two can play a', and that as good a shot can hi- mode frem the deck o(an American shlp-of-war, as tram Morris 1 stand. Letters are nwelved from Tort Sumter a? l.iteas the 20th inrt, stating that all the officers and men are wall. While they would like some fn?h meit for a change, they are a unit in feeling Rfalnstsucotuhin^to the tei in' of the authorities of Charleston to supply thorn either by courtesy or to let them hare daily rations, which they can cat off at any moment. When the authorities will allow Major Anderson to contract for a quantity of supplies according to the usuk! practices, untrammelled by threats or any improper Influence, he will do so, a<ul not bef >re. Unless ho can do this the men prefer to confine themselves to the fare they now have, and of which they have ample s ipply. Floating batteries, the superstructure* of wb ch sre ?om posed of cotton bales, are In course of er?-etion, by whi< h means in part the South Carolinians export toa'? tack Fort 8u.nter. The ofloer who wntea from Fort Somter. alluding to thest batteries, njl;?"The dlflfo rente between fighting behind ootton bugs In 1812 ai 1 now is, that General Jarkson commanded behind tho biu;s then, nnd had n<> Robert Anderson witlila the impregna ble walls of a Sumter, with the destructive weapons which tho Ingenuity pi man for hair a century his in vanted, to contend with B^id'*, Jackson Mitti'' The same writer in another connection s<js ?? We have been woudorfa'lyfavored by lYovMence in all our movements. We a' amioued Moultrie under cover <?' ?igh' by aid < f a vessel chartered to take the soldiers' wives, tweuu' 2ve In number, to a safer place. When the captain discovered the Intention of M?K>r Anderso he lucamc rebellious, but woe soon sent b'low an ^ lock'd up until we were stf<i)y landed at Sumter. O'tr Might's work his crowned by a gl TiO'i* sunrise. II. ?ten were all sumni >ne 1 around the flag s'ail, and tb Btu>s and stripes w. re iLn up, oni ih Chaplain uivk" 1 t.vd a bieeeuto real. u|. >n our little bind and u> aid u fo the woik or our country's O'fence, an I in defending th>' nati' i 'U hon r and ting I shall never fo-get ti> ? hoone. If M had been assailed on that day by aiiv considerable force It is doubtful If wo couli have li. Jd out, as th" fort was In a miserable cotiditen for defence, lint I he Almighty hoard our praj rv A storm cam" up sr.d lasted tea days. It was so terriih th.'t tho so", tired of knocking at our liioty walls, would dash far above and ov. r iw. Imritig those ton ilays io ?es?'l r'niid appreich u* ^e pvt our house in order, so tliat at ibe end of the storm we could have defied au.v power on ea'th. Ool. Bnkell, ald-de canr.p to Gov. Pickens, arrived here this afternoon, with despatches to Col. Ilaj-nc. It is un derstood lie brings the ultimatum of .South Carolina re specting the mac lie ;.rop rty within that Mate, aad a Is ? Mt regard to Fort Sumter. Col. Haskell had a pretracte.1 interview with CM. TTaync immediate), after his ari 'vaL I'ntll Col. B. risk's his oosmnnicatlcn to tho 'President, which will proMhly bo to morrow cr the day after, rothiif 4elUii'< will bo known re?pectin.; afTatrs at Charlea'.on. THF FORTS ON THE FLORIDA COAST. Wa?uwit<i??, Jan. 30, 1861. Captain Meigs, who romirunds the lot ed Mates (Wce tn the fort, at Tortugas, despatches to tho government that he Is now sufficiently r la'croed to dofy noy power. While the gor?rnmerjt steamer was landing troops and ?uppl'es, the steamer Halves ton, of New Orleans, With a farce <m board to take the fort, appeared In sight, but ?fon discovering the steamer and prohHbly understand k>g 'he object of bcr visit, did n t appron 'h or make any demonstration other than to put ahout and di aptiear. It is also stated that Tort Uylor, at Key W et, Is well ?sunned sud provisioned. THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY. Jan 3d, 1*1, Jnfortna' '?o has been rei sited here thi( eve.iiag from fctghly reiiah.s sources gl -tag the prog raufM of ?eee.iing ptatrs that sre to me?t Id f>3B?r?se ne*t we?k st Mont jgonnry. Cntrarf to the expe i* 'ooof all here, it i*< |iet?ered that the sbulce if a minority of tho Deputie I ?al<rt?'d for a r*ovisioi?<ii iviidstrt is Ale*ua<Vr il Jttopheor of liiorg J. Co!. J<(TV)rS'>u Da^ie, nat r UTIk [ 0U; a?l ?th?r ?< a?nt seoess>ot> i'-.ien aciuieec . and even urge lite selection. Their motto to "JtU for the oause, aud the best man far it." Without regard to past position, tt is urged that the choice of Stephens, having national reputation, and representing the iwirntlw sentiment. would do more to unite the people of UkO Oot ton States, than that of any other man. Jefferson Davie will be Commander-in-Chief of the army, which will at once he raieod and organised. The BooUiern Congress having constituted an executive guvernment, will at once adopt provisionally the present federal constitution, and all laws not locally Inapplicable. Tlfy will despatch Envoys to all the foreign Courts, notifying them that the United States South reoognise all existing treaties made with them by the present govern ment, %nd asking for recognition. They will send Com mtssloneis to Washing^m to negotiate a treaty of amity with tho United States Sorth. The present tariff will be continued in foroe against all foreign oountr tea, and all ports to the United States north of Wilmington, Del Tin decretory of the Treasury will at onoe he empowered to contract a loan in the name of the confederation, and he lutti to accept cotton In satisfaction of bonds, and an appeal will be made to the people of the seceding States to tukc the entire loan, which It is believed will be done. THE RELATIOFS OF THE SECEDING STATES WITH FOREIGN POWERS. WASsmuraM, .tun. 30, 1801. The present administration do not regard the speeoh of lord Pal men* ton as indicating either a disposition or in tention of the English government to reoognise the South ern c?.ufe<leiacy in tho event of a dissolution or separa tion of the two sections. No such deductions, it Is be lieved, can be made from the remarks alluded to. The lirltlsh Minister, I<ord I.yons, in his communica tion to the government respecting the views of thi ad ministration in the clearance of vessels to foreign ports, and the summary manner in whloh the Secretary of State disposed of that matter by Informing tho British Minister and other Ministers equally interested, that the government will not wcognise any clearanoe which does not emanate from federal authority, has teen communicated to her Majesty's government by Lord Lyons, which will donbtlofs settle the question of the recognizal of the secession or drjacto government by Great Britain and other E iropeau Powers. THE NEW STATE OF KANSAS. W-?wnwro;?, Jan. 30, 1801. At ten minutes past two o'clock this afternoon the Private Secretary of the 1 "resident announced to the United States Bouse of Representatives that tho name of James Buchanan had been appended to the bill admitting Kansas into the federal Union as a State. At twenty minutes of three Martin F. Conway, representative elect from the new State, received the lath of office and took his seat. He was Immediately congratulated by Mr. l'arrott, delegate front the Territory, whose power ceased where Mr. Conway's commenced, and by other members. Ihe news was at onoe telegraphed by Mr. Parrott to Karsas, and the State government will go into Immediate operation. The followinp are the State offlocrs of Kansas elected under the Wyandot constitution, and who wtll assume to administer the new State government firorernor? Charles Robinson, formerly of Massachusetts. LiciUinant Givcmur?J. P. Root, formerly of Connec ticut. Secrttary of Slate?J. W. Robinson, formerly of Maine. Trcaiurer?William Tholen, formerly of New York. Auditor?George W., formerly of Ohio. Suj^rintrnderd of 7*uWic bidriuiicn?W. R. Griffith, for merly of Illinois. Chirf Justice?Thomas Fwing Jr., formerly of Ohio. Ai.ociaic JunHtrt?Samuel I>. Kingm&n, formerly of Kentucky, and Lawrence Bailey, formerly of New Hamp shire. THE TARIFF BILL. WjWvNX, Jtut. 30,1801. The Benat< Tariff Committee bare nearly perflated the Turin bill, which they buve ui tier consideration, and will probably report it to morrow. This bill I* a very impor Unit one, and It behcovos the Sew York lmp>rters, i alio b?ve large totcresta at make, to keep their eyo* I >m this bill. The merchants an yet seem to havet*ken no notice nf it. It If a matter of vital importance, and should be carefully examined In all its |*rts before it bo comes a law. There arc m.iuy fcuturos In it which, when they conn to be carried out, will render tue bill ridlsuKuu. rbo parlies who ore ongiaeeriug tbia biil hope to see ire Its jw sage ami tvo?l any comment or allusion to it through the political ex citemcnt now agitating the country. It ebould be Ihorourhl) ventilated. Bon. John Cochrane, today, In reporting a blU from lb** Heir. I Committee furthor to provide for the collec tion M the revenue, accompanied it with an expression < f hi* views. He fully concurred with tho President In the C'p;ni<>n Hgainst secossU^p; then-fore, all ac'a and ordi names o! secession so far as the same may be carried into effect, are to be considered as revolutionary infra: IIoub of the suprome law of the laud, however, tb?y may be remarked as the proper exercise of an Indefeasi ble right of resisting acta which are plainly unconstitu tional and too oppressive to be endured. He also concurs with th|B President thst the federal constitution has abstained from conferring on the federal government, * or aity department thoreof, authority to declare and wage an ippressive war agrlast a scc*ding felato in order to coerce or repeal any act of secession she may have passed, or to compel hor to rem&iu nominally. as well as In fact, a member of the federal Union. A Just conception of the constitutional authority of Congress combine* with ufcber, and, If possible, higher and more commanding motives, to prescribe other measures than aggressive aud coercive war to remedy the grave Inconveniences, perils and evils of such secession. In framing the bill there has been kept shadlly In view, flrst. the obstacles of every cha racter which oppose any attempt by the federal govern ment to coerce a State; aud, secondly, the principle on which, m is conceived, the whole coercive action of our revenue system his from its inception been fouudel. The bill provides that vesseli? from a foreign port bound to a port within Uic scope of its provision*) ihall, with Its foreign cargo, be liable to seizure ac<l condemnation; and, in tho name view, of applying Its restrictions only to foreign commeroe on wbtch revenue is by U? collected All Teasels lawfully cringed in the coastwise trade ate exempted from tie operation of Its purely remedial mid defensive operation?. It fur'her provides that when the revenue i tws are ob itnu teJ, and it becomes impracticable to oolkct Uie re venue, tho l"reei'!ent shall by proclnnnUkon specify the port in which the obstruction exists. VMBNms, Jan. 30,1861. I OoL Jnrfgr, tVmtuissloner from the Independent wtato i f Mab imii to the President of the T"nlt"d state*, srrived here this morning. n? comes to negotiate for the fed'* rsl property situated In that State, consisting of arsenals, custom houses, fcc. He will probably communicate to the President the object of his mission in a <Uy or 'wo. The sdmtnlstrstion will adopt the same policy In the caw of Alabama as of South Carolina, refusing to enter into negotiat ions rcspe< ting federal property. Despatches received by the government from our mln t"Hr? In Central and South America, stat that tho most intense anxiety exists aucng the people theie respecting events trtMptl tag in this country. Should the great re public. n government of the United States be destroyed by r- \ ? lutl"n, and civil war ensue, It will be ri garded In these countries n? a failure of the experiment of self gov ernmcnt, and Its downfall won'4 be deplored m the loss of their patron nnd best friend. The number of federal troops which arrived here la-1 nl|.bt Is etgbty. making in all lees thtn three hundred. These are dl\ IdeU Into three companlos of artillery and one of infantry. Arrar germ nts have been made for con centrating them at any particular point, In cane It Is ne quell dk'turbancs of the public peace. Among Uie signers to a compromise petition presented by Judge Nlblack, of Indiana, were the names of upwards ??f seventy former neighbors of Mr. Lincoln. A delegation of thirty-three, representing fifty thou a id worklnpmen of Philadelphia, this morning watted on Senators Orlttetnlen and Oam< roo at their r*?pecttvs rrskl- nces. They were Introd iced by Senator Bigler in a brief and appropriate address. J. B.' Xicholeoa re ponded f'rthe del< gat ion eloquently and patriotically. r|e stated th ' object of the vl?.t to be k> testify to the pprTUtlOT of t.hc f'nkm by tb"rr elves and thwe they i pti ssnt"d, desire fbr a setti-'irer? of err national Mfllv Ities op a satlrfactory bas'.s, and that the priposi t'."v of the '?'enstor from Kentucky, wives character they revered, whose patriot! m they ad I red, was hear tily endorsed by thou, ud hat they wwLed its adoption urged and secured. The Si nators feelingly and hopefully responded. The Committee of W rkingmen of PhMadolphte are highly jratified with the reeult af their rM hare. Their operations have been altogether outside of polities, and their petitions ta th Semite aud House fur * oompromlse ware presented by member* entertain lag dMhrsat party views? tn the Benale by Mr. Bigler, democrat, and In the House by Mr. Veree, republican. They U*vo called upon members of the Pennsylvania delegation, and from each received warm assurances that no eflorts will be spared to ?Act a compromise npon th* basts of the Crittenden proposition*. The committee go to Hsrrisburg to-mor row morning, by Invitation of members of the Pennsyl T*nla Legislature. They represent a numerous and In fluential class of people, and their visit to Washington La* had a beneficial effect upon their public servants of all parties. A distinguished republican official of Pennsylvania writes from Barrieburg, under dale of the 2Mb lost., as follows:? We are mu-h divided here: and while our party are in diffrate, public opinion is running strongly In favor of some compromise of existing tioubles. I think the Bouse will eoncnr with the Senate tn agreeing to ssnd del. gates to the Convention of February 4. Oov. Curtln will give It his hearty assent, and appoiut good mon. Acting Postmaster General King has receive 1 com pis lots from Northern gentlemen that their letters from I he South have been viols ted ? One writes that siz Jot ters addressed to him by a lady in Mobile, and not on po litical subjects, have evidently been opened by unau thorized parties. The Department has promptly insti tuted an Investigation. A private despatch received here from Tennessee, states that commissioners have been appointed by the I egleiatnre of that State, to meet the border State Com missioners at Washington. This is said to be a Union triumph, as ten of tbe twelve Commissioners appointed sre Known certainly to be in favor of Union. The President has determined to name Mr. Greenwood, the present Commissioner of Indian Affairs, to the Senate as Secretary of the Interior. The statement that George F. Briggs had been appoint, cd to the Liverpool Consulate Is untrue. Most of the Western members of Congress are astlvely favoring the proposition to remove the doty on sugar, but as the government oannot afford to lose the revenue, which, for the last four years, has averaged eight mil lion dollars, It te not probable that the Committee of Ways and Means will report in favor of the proposition. The Deficiency bill was not oonsidered today, as many of the members desired to see the Senate amendments in print. It will be takes up to-morrow. Persons just arrived direct from the closet of the Pre sidect elcct, put the seal of positive denial upon the re port that he has advised concession to the South. I am assured, by private despatches from Springfield, Illinois, to day, that Mr. Lincoln will not arrive here until Home days alter the counting of the Presidential vote by the two bouses. lie has received invitations from tho Executives of tho States of Indiana, Ohio, Kew York and Pennsylvania, and will respond to them by visiting Indi anapolis, Columbus and Albany, and en route to Wash ington will probably be met by Governor Curtln and Coun :il at Philadelphia, as it would be considerably off the route for the President elect to go to Harrisbutg. Tbero Is some talk among the military in Baltimore of rseeivtag Mr.. Lincoln as their future Commander in Chief, as they did Mr. Pierce. This would be especially appropriate, inasmuch a* so much has l>o<>n said about the existence In Baltimore of a sceret organiiAt'.on to prevent his Inauguration. lion. Leonard uwett, bearer of tho electoral vote <rf Il linois, and a warm personal friend of Mr Lincoln, loft here, as announced In tbe Herald more than a week ago, m rt.uit to Springfield, but was stopped at Pitt burg by a severe attack of fever and ague, and l> is be-n quite 111 ever cince. Mr. Cliane, of Obio, hag etill under consideration the subject of going into Mr. Lincoln's Cabinet. JI<> prefer t j remain in the place nfslgne 1 him by Ohio as her repre sentatlvc in tho Senate, but If Uie intorcjU ol lb j repjb lican pxrty demand it be will ylsld tlx much more pie* suit position of a tlx yesre* term tn the HflMl? flwft-be vexations, mora responsible aud very lab.Tioun p?*t of Pocre'ary of the Treas . y. Mr. Ch ise la urge4 for th ? Treasurysh'p b) the beet and largest portl ti of the re publican parly. Mr. Colfax's chance for tho Cablnot from Indiana are brightening. The old Galphin claim affair Laving turned up ?f-<UuBt Calth Smith, Coliax is clean. Lieutenant Sunders, of tho Vnlted E'-U'S Ariay, m Rl leave Watbir.gton to-day with defjiatoUcs from iho War Department for Florida. The Preeident sent to the Senate to day the convention recently made between the United Suites and VeoerucU for the settlement of claims Meld by our oitlzens gainst that government. The CbntiCiutirm newspaper win be dlaooo tinned to mor row, to be re- if sued, an tho editor says, under hotter and more favorable auspices, and In the more gonial Htm on phere of the Fomhern republic. The pa{>er Is to be ostiblifhed at Montgomery, Alabama. The Grand Jury have found true bills of Indictment against Codard Bailey, Wm. IT. Ru ?eU nsd John B. Floyd, as follows ?'Three cases against Bailey for laree ny, ia abstracting the bonds entrusted to his custody; one Joint indictmenl against Bailey and Ruuell for ab stracting the missing bonds; three indictment* against Riifpell for receiving the stolon bonds, and one joint in dlctment against Bailey, Russell and Floyd f>r conspir ing together to defraud the United States Governmea' IMPORTANT PROM LOUISIANA. Skw Oauuss, Jan. 30,1&01 There has been n> military movement in relation to ailkirs at Pensacola. It Is expected, since Mr. MaOory's despatch, that no action will he taken by the federal government. The Convention today elected, nea i***, JMin resklas, A. Peclouot, D. F. Kenner, C. M. Couras, E. Sparrow and II Van-hall. Delegates *to tho Montgomery Convention, after a highly exciting debate. KlldeU >ud Beldam In were defeated The revenue cutter ChM and her officers have surren dered to Louisiana. THE GEORGIA STATE CONVENTION. MiMJmacvt xa, Jan. M, 1M1 The Convention refused to reconsider the revenue ordi nance adopted yesterday. Resolutions were Introduced giving the Governor power, under certain rlrrumstancee, to grant letters of marque and reprisal, and tabled. An address to the citizens of the Booth and the world, giving the causes of Georgia's secession, was adrpted. An ordinance declaring it to be the flxed policy ef the State to guarantee the security of all the hum was adopted. The Convention adjourned to meet at Savannah at lbs rail of the President. CALL FOR A STATE CONVENTION IN NORTH CAROLINA. Raibuh, N. C , Jan. .10, 1001. The Ho<i*e concurred to day In the Senate's amend ments to the bill calling a State Convention. The bill, therefore, has Anally passed both houses. It puts the question of "Convention'' or "No Convention" to the peo pie. Delegates are to be electod at the same time Fed* ral ?flairs are restricted, and the election is ordered u tike place on the 20th of February. SECESSION MEETING AT WILMINGTON, N. C. W ujnwm*, N. C., Jan. 29, 1*61 A large and enthusiastic secession meeting wss held here to-night at the theatre. Prominent gentlemen, for merly opposed to the movement, took a strong position with the South. We are a unit for the South. THE MISSOURI COMMISSIONERS TO THIS WASHINGTON CONVENTION. Sr. Lut-n. Jan. 30,1WI. A Joint resolution parsed the Sscste yester.lay appoint ing General Doniphan, Waldo P. Johnson, J. D. Cottar, Judge Hough, General Atchison, Ferdinand Kenn* ft-uid ? Hmkner, Oommissioners to the Convention to be held In Washington on the 4th of February. The sanie resolution wax Introduced la the J louse, and laid ? n the table. Mr. Vest, Cb unnan of the Rouse Committee oo Federal Relations, reported resolutions tak'.sg strong grouads against the action of tho New York and Oh o legislatures in olfc*lag aid la the general government to coerce sp eeding States. The resolutions passed by a vote of 99 M> Ml I tie mcihkut nr. hut. The Pony on UM Al)olliU<nii(R i ? ? i Stbaoow, Jan. 30,1M1. Thr Tlss nnfiili msMlihiil mWMig. nililthst ttin rutltr , mem in this city iu no Intense, that under do circumstoceB j could an abolition Gouvcntion be held here, and that even all the local pobee and military power could not moot* | the fanaticsa beai iog. The result of to-day's proceed - i Inge haa pruned the truth of this prediction. After the breaking op of the meeting last evening, the i abolitionists, instad of going to the hotels ,skulked about ! town and took refuge in the private reaidenoes of their | Jerry move sympathisers. I Ihe oity was quiet until about ten o'clock, this morn ing. At that time th> agitators took advantage of the | temporary lull of the ncttemeot caused by the aamirance [ which had been given that no further attempts would be nuMle to hold an aboUt>oa meeting, and, suddenly, in ac cordance with the arrangements of a caucus In a seven by nine doctor's office, made their appsaiaaua at Osoven tien Hall, under the protection of a very considerable delegation of enthusiastic Iribun* republicans. An organisation was offlscted, Rev. M. E. Streiby pre siding, anil Jatues Fuller and R. W. 1'c.ujc acting us secretaries. The Chairman disclaimed sympathy with be extremo doctrines of the radical abolitionists, but Intimated that he and his friends worn bound to protect Busan B. Anthony, and her associates, in the exercise <f the glorious right of freedom of speech, to abu. e everybody and denounce the Bible and the constitution of their country. For a time the abolition and Greeley agitators had everything their own way, very boldly denounced p?< - plo who wore not present to hear them, and were pre paring to pass a series of caucus resolutions in relation to the really impending crisis In the cause of abolitionism In the Salt City. It was soon, however, noised abroad that the ball was again occupied, and in a very nhort time U was filled and surrounded by a crowd of people, equal la numbers, respectability and spirit to that of yesterday. By thic time Mr. Luke McKlnney was endeavoring to offer an amendment to the resolutions before the meet ing, and the excitement waa neatly at fever beat. Son# objection was raised by the abolitionists, when Mr? McKlnney insisted upon his right of freedom of speech guaranteed him under the constitution. Rev. Mr. May hero entered the halTand took bis seat upon the platform. Bo was soon followed by Miss Susan B. Anthony, with a copy of the Syracuse CvurU/ and I Vniun in her embrace, and an expression of bitterness ' and of determined revenge fur th? disturbance of ycetor ; day in ber oouatenance. Mr. Powell, one of Susan's trtvelllpg compauions, at tempted to speak to the original resolutions, without 1 permitting tbe amendment to be oons(dereJ. Ho said be appeared before them as an abolitionist, and as Ruoh pronounced slavery a sin against Cod, the crime of crimes, and desired it abolished immediately, uncondi tionally and forever. Much excitement ensued, followed ! by a bun m of hisses. Rev. Mr. Btrl^by, the chairman, aafced the Chief of Po- i lice ui<d his pow>, who were present In the hall, to mark tbe m< n who produced this confusion. Mr. 1*0* *1! resumed and again denounce! slavery m a compact w iUi lioll arid a leaguo w>ih me flcv'.l. (Histes and great excitument. CrtSs oi "Put him out. ) Ho do oounord the slavery clause embodied in the constitution, and would trample i'. under foo*. I,ore the wildest excitement occurred, followod with criiKof "Treason," ftrreaaon," "Put the nigger out," '?];own, dtwu,"' Ax. i A* toon a* order wm port tail; ruatored the speaker re ; tvncd?r?U IttMM if yAu will. It maw 's uo dirto reucis to ne. (lUincwedhisaing.) If you do not like our j lootriaes ILcm-is the door; walk out of it. (Cries 01 "PUtfclW! *>??'') ? +* ??*-*? ???*?? . r? lie and li e posse endeavrud to restore order, ai>d about this time a lead'ng Greelsjr republican, am-mber of i bo Tun mil tee nSwhtins, announcod that snrne ? flftf-n or twenty of the agitator8 were urm?."l with Colt's revolvers, and would mo them be ; lore I bey would be put dovn In that hall. This t added to tho Intensity of tho excitement, and I the crowd were witb difficulty restra nod from forcibly ejecting the gctttkuMii and his revolvers firom the bflildluf. # Mr. Pouhj persisted iii retaining the floor and contiau tag his itoeadlary harangue, the |Chairnian sustaining him and refusing to put the question oc the amendment, j, Mr. McKivmtlt charged that the action of the Chairman j wee decidedly partial and c< nsurablc, inasmuch a? he re | d to put the amendment. Tills was mot by a storm of applause. The Chairman endeavored to rebut the accusal vo, whea he v,as drowned out with him*. Mi Ham insisted that the coui'c of the Chairman *J nnpai iiameutary In tho eitn me. (Oies of "Konaove : him," "Put him out.' ) Mr. Snrncnv held that tho ruling was according to , strict parliamentary usage, and appealed to tho house. lie called upon the police officers to take oharge of the ' disturbers, amid daughter and hissing. > Mr IUht replied that he wiu, pei*o?al!y responsible I for his own conduct, which was more in concert with ! tho spirit of the constitution than the treasonable lan ? guage of the spea' er who BlvOd before bim. (Truson ! dons cheerlitf and 1. ?ses.) A Vok Vg-This 'inef-ion has been discussed long etK ugb ! Will the Chairman put the amendment? j The Ciuiiuiak?1 will not until It has been discussed. (Cries of " Put him out,"' and renewed hisfs.) Several person? epi^aled from the Chairman's decision and made motions to adjourn, when Mr. Powell at tempted to resume, amid a storm of hisses, cries of "</ue?ti?n. ' "Question," and general excitement, which drowned him oat. Here the Chief of Pollje interposed, sad said thai tbere were several propitious before Uie : Convention. Tho last one was to adjourn. It wm a questcm of privilege, to be decided at any time, yet he , would advise that It be entertained. The Cbaiiwa.v made an attempt to reply, but wis | overwhelmed with hisses. The Chairman?insist upon ; belntr beard." (Cries of ''No,'' * Question," "Qucs ) Man.") ? ' A Vet. r?A motion has been made to adjourn. Every one In favor uf adj"tuning, let him leave the room at onco Cries <jt ??Aye," "Aye," "No," ??No," and general i ooafusioa. j A V ww?J call upon the Chief of Police to preserve or. I dtr. (Cheers, laagbter and hl*se?.) The < haihmak stated that he w.mld st*ad th> re as long as he had life, or until the speaker was beard out. Mr. Town i. h?re attempted to res itnn, bat h:i wrdi were lost smid the general uproar. He wm uuderstc>d to be troubled abmit free speech being siricken down. (Laughter, applause and hiss, s.) Mr. Hast Interrupted ihe Hpcaker, and desired t m to H'ick to the qu< stlon beforn the House. Mr. M- Ki^rr thought that the vindication of the fr. e dem of speech did not require the preset* e of a po..<x force in the hall to drsg pesombie clt./ons like dogs t > tho fungeon. (f.rert en'h'isiasm and laughter.) Mr. Powru again resvmed, ao<l proceeded toadvu?*t< the immediate tbelltlea of slavery (Cries of''Sit "Put him out," "Out wi.h the nigger,'' Ac , aa.1 Urn wild eocrimotion which followed.) Ike cttlseus <let<rmlaed no longer to hear mi 'b aboil tk? harangues. The lad:.s were driven t^ lake ref ige en the plaimrm. Hev. Hr. May left the hall la disgust, and th<- females, sseept Mist Anthony, soon followed. Mr. Hart moved thst the irv ting adjourn; but it wouldn't, and didn't, lor sows time theroalV r. Cklis were made for Husac. The c-owd cheered for Uie ffelca and the eonstt'tutioE rm' th? Cbt;f of Police. O ,e were made for Luk> McKinasy, wh > uffM forward on the platfcrm. Some opposition w is i tkeed to th's by the abolitl?nl?ts; hut Mr. V-K ?ir%)y <ild he had n<'ver besa ehok?d down la the eierc so of fr?eJom of epeecb. sad would not be now. (Trem- ndous cheeru.g, and cries of "Bully for Tnlta,") Ho desired no anarchy, bat the fullest freedom f speech, and he hope-' his friends would hear him out. (Cries of " wtlt?go on." He had a great love for ths iar.d it hit ad- r'ion, aad a greater st.ii for th?> prrpeltia* .?n of Uils gt'irions (Tremendous ottering ) The people were here to day to save lb* constitution and the Union. (Renewed applause.) Tb* precast slat* of the country waa brought about fey the abolition)*!*, who never gave a thought to the working men or toe three millions Of whit* slaves among us; who never thought of the poor working women of New York, many of whom were driven throng ti the want of employment to embrace a life of proatltatlon, or meet starvation In the face. (Great applawe.) While Mr. McKlnney waa speaking he complained of nolae and confusion on the plaUorm, ohargiug tbst the chairman waa engaged In tho disturbance. A motion was made to appoint another chairman whe would maintain order on the platform. (Unbounded applause end laughter.) Mr. McKlnney said If the meeting was golhg to appoint a new chairman he would not proceed till it was done. (Shout* of laughter.) Hero some one threw an egg, probably intended for an otyect, on the platform, but it fel wide of its mark, and exploded its shell upon the auricular appendage of one of the police officer*. The oSoera endeavored to discover the perpetrator, and a ?en* of the wildest coo fusion ensued, in which ruahtog and poahiag ahnwed where the "irre preselble conflict" was the thickest, interspersed with oeoaatonal muafc- from an unfortunate dog. From this time forward all was confusion worse confounded, the chairman whs hissed, Mr. PoweU was hissed and drnaugoed as a traitor, whose iangosge w ould not be any longer tolerated. Men jomped upon the platform and took it by storm. All eflbrta of the Chief of Polioe and his aids to reatore order were unavailing, and in this state of things it wsa impossible to hear a syllable uttered by any one, and the abolitionists sought refuge outside the hall. Several patriotic Union speeches were mad* and the meeting continued until Mr. Oobb? the proprietor of tho building, gave satlafnctory assur ance that the hall would not again be open for the aboli tionists, when, with threo cheers for the Union and the constitution, an adjournment waa had, and the crowd quietly dispersed. Thus endod the attempt to heap disgrace upon this city by another convention of these itinerant abolition ists. 11m result is being celebrated with bonfires and a large procession of eitixens, headed by a band of music, bearing in their midat effigies, one representing Rov. S. J. May and the other Suaan B. Anthony. Both were placarded with their respective names in large letters, with the inscription " Squelched." In the pro cession wer* borne transparencies, on which were painted the following mottoe:?'" The Jerry rescuers played oat ,'. "The rights of the South muat be protected,'' "Freedom cf speech, but not of treason,' ?'Aboiltieniam no longer in Syracuse." At several points on the route of the procession it halt ed and made the effigies of Mr. May and Misa Anthony to (Unco "IUIl Columbia,'' in company to the music of the Unien. Pass leg into Hanover square, the procession haltod and an impromptu address was mado by Mores K. Uari who took occasion to denounce the abolitionists <n strong trrm.", and expressed a hope that their race was ruu. The effigies^-ere here set lire to and burnod, amid groans and hisses. The procession a#aln took up its lino of march to the City Ballpark, where after renewed chetrsfor tho Union the crowd quietly dispersed, evi dently well sat tailed with their day's work. The abolitionists left here this evening for Auburn, the hcmc^if Wm. H. Seward, to boll a convention there. INTERESTING FROM TEXAS. Vtw omxajw, Jan. SO, 1861. Galveston dates of the 29th Inst, have been received. Of the eighty members of the Toxus legislature only seventeen are oo-operation istH. Ihc Special Committee of the legislature have reports t In favor of sanctioning the Bute Convention. little attention is paid to (Governor Bouston's message, which favors delay as long as possible, and &pt>eas<>g tho Teoplu's Com tut ion. He tliiulu tho Union can bo puservod. A rcsolvtlon for delaying secession w?? twice tabled. Ihc Military Committee ure preparing n bill t> put th> State in a oomplete defensive positien. ^TOgjjge rumorn that a body of mm are moving on I thaw. fen. TaiviSM | called In tie troops ?o prutopt is. The Knights of tho Golden Circle offered him their services to do so. General Twiggs denies tho report ho hit sent in bis resignation, but says he has informa l tin President that he will not use his sword agninst lilsc mn trym< n. He a!i>o nays that when a proper demand is made by the State of Yona he will hand the arsenal o . ?r to her authority. REPORTS FROM BALTIMORE Biinn njc, Juo. 30, 1861. Prepiirotlons are mat i?k her* for another Union mo t log next Fridaj night, under the protencc of endorsing Mr. CYltUnden's proposition, but it la believed In con t mplatlon of acting with other movement* throughout the State toward ncc'irlng a Stato Convention. Maryland Minis to be growing very tinea??. Thero are now three thousand Minute Men enroled here, who meet at diflerent headquarters nightly, and ewoarlt.g eternal fidelity to the Union. The Breckinridge S'allonal Guard arid the Southern Volunteers, united, aJno comprise a large organization who favor a Southern confederacy. Thoy are waiting for f irther developments Iloth organizations drill privately. Two companioe of United .States troops from Governor's Inland arrived here to-day, and are iputrtcrod at Fort McHonry. A company of slity free negroes. from Vnrth Carolina, urrived her? to day, who are emigrating to oh?j ror safety. THE VIRGINIA CONFERENCE. Bonn*, Jan. 30,1W1. H."! Commltt**1 on Federal nidations have reported In favor of Massachusetts sending five commissioners to Washington on the 4th of February. Oirwiir*. O , Jan. 00,1W1. The n<m.?s and Senute have adopted a resolution giving ?the Governor power to appoint commie sinners to the Vlr" gllna Conferonoe, by and with tho consent of the Senate IUkrimbviui, Jon. 30,1841. The House to night adopted resolution appotntingCom mtoelonere to meet the Virginia Commissioners at Wash ington. Mr. Williams, (rep.) of Allegany, made a powerful speech against, and Mr. Armstrong <rop ) replied In a masterly speech in favor of the res >hittons. All ainunl nicnts were rejected The vote sU?>d 84 to 13. auuurr, Jan, so, is?i The Joint Cumrolttee of tho legislature on the Virginia resolutions have resolved to report the names of five O'tn njisaioners to that State, with provision! tluit the n<>n slave holding States generally shall ho reprsuntod at (lie meeting of the 0>m mis loners In Washington on the 4*h of February, and that the New York Commissioner shall not have power to tako any action on eonipromise without the consent and approval of the legislature. The names of th Oomxjsioners have not yet he. a de elded upon. Kasuvti.i.s, Jan. 30. 1801 Notwithstanding the ree^mmendst'on of the <;.jv?riior of Tennessee thai Comic s?lon?rB b en' to W >ntgomery, Ala., 'he 1 e^iuUture todty Instructed their 0'it,m.? .>n era to ?o to Witahiegtoc. infi MASSACHUSETTS T.EC.WLATURB. j*s so, 1<M1 A OomrooBlcailftB wss recehed tn tho 4eutti yesterday from the'."vernor traesm Mtnp ,i opy of the seorsainn ordinance received m th" Preeld-nt of the (l?orgi.i :ste Cmventlnr. P. wa^ laid on the mbie. i;?*ol itiot-" from 11" ? .enersl AssemMy of T?rnot?-,c, p?op""i!'g oerls'ii amejdiiK i<is V- 'he onns'itutl m. siki ffom tho Teglslstn-1.1 Of penr-y'vs'.ia. " favor -.f th, ' nlon and the oonstitntim at It is. Also recetvel and referred to the Commute* on Federal Re e - us The b',11 an'h^rlstn? *he Treasurer of the "talr tn ee d'f=e the notes of th?< t'n ted SUU-s wm ny?-4wd after du bp.te, by a vote of 14 to 1?. THE JERSEY LEGISLATURE. Tsmtos. Jan. 30, lirtl. The republican raemb-rs of thn LeirUk'ure have pub Ijihed a pamphlet toul'y dissenting from thn resolutions puttied on Friday last on the sul jee.t of our nuiottUdun < ulties, end have sipreisert their views on t)?e " ilijuet by puMishmg the n noiity rep- ri and signing tli?lr uamsi >lorto Tkey bars also appointed a committee to pre ?ent th"\r views to Cor ureas. t'enstor O k, of Mercer City, Introduced a bill to Xj, I t the p,ni?bmtit as a fek>:<y the sale or de livery of any arms or mealtime of war by any p-rwi t ?i,y *f< ulng State, or to enlist w persuade others to . clist In the railltarv or navtl services of such St4t<-? ai.d fhsli be punished by Imprlnonnent In the stal?- pri' - 'U for *ev*D y?are, and be deprived of the r^jhu of citi 4*LSh.p. IMPORTANT PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS. T1MHTY-IIXTH LUIU1UC8I. sacoxo bJMiom. ?Mli*ta. Wiamm, Jan. 80,1M1. The annual Agricultural report from tha Fklmt OHM wu received and referred to the OommittM on Matty. Mr. Bum, (opp.) of Pa., preaentod sovaaai manwrl ale, among the reel a memorial of the mmlliigHi o? [ Philadelphia, In favor of Uie Crittenden reaoiutloM B? said the laMor waa a memorial representing fifty thorn- , sand worklngmen of IT lladelpbia, without any politl- i cal distinction, gathered tat mass meeting from aaxioty for the safety of tho Union. There wan no way of coun tenancing disunion; yet he waa willing to yiehl anything reasonable to the 8011th, aad thuught the reaotaUana of the Senator from FCeatooky eminently jafit aad wise, ttq moved that tbey be printed. Mr. Camkbon, (rep.) of Pa., raid he alao had a petition representing tlx- worklngtnen ot Philadelphia, but it flf fered vastly In the *oatira?-tii Ho referred 10 the speech of his colleague, and said hu had bo?n charged with en dorsing tho npticch Ho ceitaialy never endorsed tha ?hole of U, but he was willing to do anything U? bring Be and safety to Uie oouutry. Bat he first wanted to v if what he Old wuul l bo revolved?11' it would bring back the Uaders of rebellion in tin- South?for ho considered It rebellion. Mr. Mamin, (opp i of Vk.,rit|ii that the SaaMOr front l'etmsylvania t they weie willing to uiako oouosasions. The t^utliern states luui u?t unkot (ymcewFott in any form. The South hid no rouip'atnt to rnaito of the ena h'tttution, bnt that the constitution lud buerv violated and her right.-* ?ileregarded, but she in*ver udked oonousslou. She only asked that the constitution be carried out. sha would be humiliated if nho askod anything olse, sad th? North would be humiliated if it granted it. Tho dootU only at lied her rights. Mr. IUlb, (rep.) ot S. II., said ho bad boon listening since the commencement of tho session for Just ?iaetly ?uch a sensible t-peet h ?? tho Senator from Virginia hat jnst made. He thought from tho aanouncaiuont that there was Kmc protect of a union on this subject. Tho CHjnat >r from Virginia had expresfed Um feeling that ha cnteitained. Keeling bis responsibilities, bo desired to acquit himself of any patriotic ooligations, and bo pro poaed at some time, wbeu nobody olse thought ho could uiako a better ajx-osh, If ever hucU a time arrival, to muke a few rt marks to any portion of the country which takes any interest in what li doing here. Mr. Biohoa saM he had no knowledge of tho allocation that his oolleague (Cameron) had endorsed his (Dialer's) entire speech. He know that ho did not; but be was ex ceedingly gratified wlUi Uie declaration that he (Came ron) would embrace any reasonable proposition to save the TTulon. In reply to the Ueaator fretn Virginia (Mssoa) he said the import of the term conduction waa well un derstood. There were dHfcrenc " of opinion on constitu tional question*. Oue side claimed the right to interdlot slavery in the Territories, which Virgiaia (teatea. (ton cession must be made so that both aides oan have peace. Mr. Tkuuwix, (rep.) of IU , presented the petition of citizens of Chics po in favor or sustaining the otnftMu t'.on as it is, and agaiust any concchmon to while in rebellion against the c?,LKia?ij/. * ' the laws. He said ho was glad to Jo \ l?etitinner8 agreed wltli tha Senator fro* Itvgtoia, that Uie constitution is good ?KMgh now, y 09 paopbj would oaly live up to It. The trouble waa, iurthe peo ple rebolkd against and attempted to overflow It. Wo could not have peace by i-oocatrlons to mat who aaked none, and refused them, by making cwtessbna to man With arma in tlieir bands and wto> lire oi ?ur vessels and capture our soldiers. If the country ha* roiretved a shock from which it will not recovcr tor genwhonfl, it la be oanse of the (graven spir'B manifested. IM tho govern ment put Itsell in a position to b? roH^teti and obeyed, and ii will havo ren'< ct and abed^nco. Ha alro presented a petition of 4 com mi tee of the M* thodlst Conference of Illinois, setting foru thaft tha Ooa f< reuce bud been broken uplu wrwm ^Ut?? aad one man hud been hung because be wns minister of'hat oh'ircJi. The petition ueked that If compromiWH be -nade, them be provision tor the safety of oitiznnH m tlio States, and that no niiin profcrlbinl for re igion'H cake. Mr Kosirn, (repJ of Conn., pn-seMed the p^atVon of certain citiaeus of U-untcticut. Ushermen, said they hud for many yeais Dxhed off tho of n>4^'*.a, but had not been within throe lea^'iefT of the roust,hi*. lately their vessels bud bo> u seized ami tbey >-?mpeli'd to pay a tine in order to obtain a iioeu: o from the State ot' Florida. Tlicj utked protection uivlcr the laws of tho United States Mr. Ckrmvnrv presenttxl a p tition of t?enty-four | hundred citixeas of Massachusetts In favor of the Orlten I deu ieaouluti<>nii. Ttr* rjicmc Rirut>uD siti. Was taken up The anicntlments bclnf agreed to, tho hill wu read * | third tiuic anu put on its parssges. i Mr I 'Kit wt said he Ua-l always boon in advoo'e of tho | mcasuto, tut as the bill now stands he comd not vote I for It. I Mr. Tax Kvca, (rep.) of N. J., iwko lltbo excysod [ from v< ting. was in favor of one road, but frflld 1 not veto for a bill mokiog ibree. He wua oicaaed. ? ? ?a.4KHMa?tam 4?tu,aaidho vwati lor the bill la aecori atoe witii Uio instr ucts-ns of Lis ata'ti. iir. ; . m,r.%, (rep.) o! Me., raid lie was In favor Of one road, bnt w?? not in U?vor or iwn ?>r msaa. Mr. .l< tiNbON, (< >>p.) of Ark , H.kid bo d.d not suppoe>) any mon appioprluiaxiH w?ul<l t>o m.uli! for tlio South, but he wotiid \ote hb be was lustructod. Ilo wo-ild vot.i for it, tl ougli he ootu-ioereil he was voting lor a Northern mi, The bill wss then nafsrd?Yeas8i, nnys 14. Those voliog in tli< nogative were Messrs. Ilayard, P'gler, liragg, f'l'i.gluati, Ftwendes, Creen, Hunter, Johnson oi Tenn., Kiiig, Mason, Nicholson, Powell, Hauls bury and Thomson. Trtitrrr'i:i>i. On moti< nof Mr. O'ttBor, fopp.) of Me., the bill to pfo vide lor a tempoiary government for the Perritory of Jtlierson was takeu up. Mr. Oiixannt, (rep.) of Vt., moved to change the nam a to Id.ibo, Adopted. Mr. Uincx otlered a substitute, changing the boundaries ami making Blight moditii atioi s. Mr. IKit'iiUa (opp.) of 111., ci. lied attention tA prr) vkl.on that the l*pi? latum makes nn discrimination :n t.iinp property, but ? uX^j ^1,!,^. Mr. AViusjm (iop ) of Mats., moved to strikeout tbo provlFlon, A!le"r a dincu.^lP" between M^ssm. IVmg las and Green, the amendment was Z"*8 Mr. Hkmimu (opp.) of 0ll>r"d au amendment, tliat, he., bo exempted. l'cLdfsg u vote tbo Senate adjourned. House of Representative*. W.isnmmw, Jan. 30, IMi. lli< Skjikkb hid before the House a letter from Mr. f< lib, Mating that be Lad reonlred the oertiAr I secession ordinance of Alnbuma, and therefore he felt it hta duty to d' dine any further participation In the bn?inw? of tho Hot He odd* that ho need not espreas hw deep regret at the clrri;B?tances which rt?'!*-r this atep neocseory ou hie part. Uod rove the country. The House gave unanimous consent for Mr. Conn, (opj>.) of Ala., to make a few rcuurkii. B> s*id bis eolleigu? 'i had Ml It their duty to leave this body, but be had i*>? sgTued with them li. this. Roil remained here?not, hw tv?f, iiortlelpattng in the procooltagn of the liou?e, nei t'wr drawing joy. Having received a codified copy of the ordlnonce yesterday, ho was now coostrajood to re turn to hi* native land. He had serr?*d h"re fourteen yearn, und ail woultt bear witness that he bid endeavored at nil times to discharge his duty, ant bad done aa muih nr. hutnsD nature permitted to be cour teous to his fellow members. He hid thought nnd ho| rd llmt sonii tliu.g might be >luu* by Urn House nnd Knatn that lio might impart to hln Corrtituvuts such Intelligence as would give thorn Joy nnd gladness. t?u tho lllli of lost muulli 1m said bei>? Unit his Male vvtwld r-eceile unless something noul l bo rpetdily done. Nothing was done,and <>n Uie 16tl> of thH month, sreording to his prediction, Alatunu seceded. Whi n he r? tun ed home thoull ho not tell hie p?"op ?? there Is yet hofie, or shall bo teU them there is nohipe' He bad <een aoustetttva after .mquieltton by his count, y, by p<irthnm and prowess on the battle ftel I, <iutd he ha I en n the star* and smites l?,ip a'r<?e the Roofer Mouo uia? and planted on tho l.ult ot Mexico lis luJ se<ii them. t'io. take their western flight, and they II "at in < hinn and .la] an. He repealed, he ha<l permitted him self to belle vi' that something could bo dooe that the Httlee of tho confederacy in.ght remain together. He had ?inhed the ooi'nn and ttiauufaeturing Mates would umn t> rrui*t<dly and peocofttflf tnovc m their appropriate llMWi Is In v i-w of the great !>? neflts wliiih have eJrna cy rewui.ed; but in this h* had been deceived. He Vi4 *ctn savage nation after nation yloid to the ' of the nhltf man. He bad se<-n Male at ler HUM aud Ten t ry after Territory cons'ructed out of notified coentr) sjtee no bed been a niomt>erof Congress, and but r e- ? 11 seen (tar after star fall from thejiolilioaJ bortsoa. Wo- i tfri t they had such I. minor if* rut Clay ami \?..bit^r and Adair* to tell tbem what their duty M. If we hid tl. m ' >i.? l<?oay we might settle this vexed <|q<?itoo, bi.t esnnot others be found equal In patriotic J<wire that w?n. 'ir argement may be nude by which Mw u?d harmony n ay again reign throughout the fcndr lie deeply i ? gr aced to take his leave of this deliberative aa ato. l>, I'-' grei'teet on earth, the greatest on which tho sun ?t( r itbnao. He would now any. with elevated bonds, (Jod save hu oountryl How many hero to doy wete wil ling to oiVinat the matters in controversy* He had to leave the pubject la their own bonds If thev shiaid do scmetblng the meecengers sent South would be bailed an the bearers of glad tidings, but fBlkut vonr messengers with coercion, lest (h* hit ftav hove written on their monuments In letters of blood, we hari> defendea oar constitutional rtrhu. though we ham fallen. After be bad gone from this place, the pubiio mind would bo ?atlsfled, but be believed a prayer woe going forth from one end of the coantry to the other (hot oa adjustment might be aflectad. On the fourth of feb ruary, the Bmithere Onn<-entkia will meet at Woatfeaery lo form a provtalonal government. Do not let 'twas take the second step H< trusted before that time the whole lOuntry wottld once more he lu [>oearssioo of p?M* and ?apptnesa. With grief he saw wall rscaat forsse-ir occupied by l*ooihern frttads. Ther apeak for themselves an>* b? nee l not sp> ok for them. He op. pooled to his Northern frtania to make ciftrM to as' o the eoustrt anil now, g>-ntlemen, one and all, repubu cans, you iiave this qnestioo in > our awn Ton (Oonuhvb) un Bourn rtMi

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