Newspaper of The Washington Standard, February 9, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated February 9, 1861 Page 2
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THE f ASlllim STAN IIA li 11. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 0, "The people of these I.'iated State* nre the rightful masters of both Congresses and Courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to over throw the men who pervert the Constitution. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. Republican Territorial Convention ye^ion. Town of Olvmpia. on MONDAY, MAY 20, IStJI, for the purpose of nominating a REPUBLICAN CANDI DATE FOR delegate to congress , to be supported r.t the general election, on the second Monday.of Julv next. The basis of apportionment adopted is two delegates for each Representative in the Ter ritorial Legislature, according to the apportion* mcnt of 1801. but securing to each county at least one delegate in the said Territorial Convention. This will sfiglitly increase the number of delegates above sixty, but will secure a more general repre sentation of sentiment. The respective counties will be entitled to the following number of delegates: Whatcom 2. Island 2. Snohomish 1, Clallam 2, Jefferson 4. Kitsap King :t. Pierce o Sawamish 2, Thurston 8. Lewis 2. Chehalis 2, Cowlitz 2, Pa cific 2, Wahkiakum. 1, Clark 8. Skamania 1, Clickntat 1. Walla Walla 8. Spokane 2, Missoula 1, Shoshone 1. The comwittee agreed that Sawamish was enti tled to a member of the Legislature, and have therefore given to lhut county the Representa tion to whichshe isjustlyentitled. Republicans are urged to perfect their county organizations at once, and to hold their county meetings at an early day in May to nominate dele gates. While all counties are urged to send dele gates in person, proxies may give the vote in the Convention to which the county is entitled. By order of the Republican Central Committee ELWOOl) EVANS, Chairman. A Confession by the Pioneer. The Pioneer in its last issue publishes an admirable sermon of that gifted vountr devine, the Rev. li. J. Evans. » i- After devoting almost the whole first page to it, merely to keep a promise made '-in a moment of goodnature'' intimates that it may never again pub lish a sermon. This we regard as a wise determination, for we hardly think that journal an appropriate place for such productions. The Pioneer in al luding to the publication says: '•lt does good service in purifying our columns, in the way they fumigate a ship at sea for purposes of health. The old types have led rather a hard life.—indeed have been engaged in ionic diseputt ble lighting, and it is well enough that they should, for once in ll'.clr life, join the church militant.'' "We have no comments to make upon the taste of the editor in thus confess ing the sins of the institution oi which he is now the presiding spirit. It may have been unkind thus to pass upon the frailties of his predecessors, hut we had hoped that with such a confession he would at least have endeavored to rc forrn. But that habit of •' disreputable fighting," to which"that sheet was so addicted, still clings to the type, press, and journal, with the tenacity of the shirt of Xcssus. In the same column with the above extract, we find the fol lowing unfair, specious, and untruthful ecpiib: " The rate of exchange in New York is now ten per cent, in places where, before the election, it was only one-half per ceut. It' the country has lost millions upon millions of dollars merely be cause the Republicans are about to come into pow er, what will happen if they attempt to carry out their principles? Which can we Hllbrd to lose best, our Government or the Republican party. It is certain that one must be broken up—the Union or the Republicans. We have our choice, which is the most rn.liable?" Dare that journal sincerely assert the opinion that the present empty treas ury of the National Government is the result of the election of ABRAHAM LIN COLN ! Dare it assert that the Repub licans are blamable for the imbecility of Howell Cobb, who cowardly deserted his post as Mr. Buchanan's Secretary of the Treasury, after he had by his ig norance and mismanagement brought the nation to bankruptcy! Will that paper, in the face and eyes of the hor rid developments of infamous and wholesale corruption of this adminis tration by the " Covode Committee," charge that those vast robberies of the National Treasury and mal-appropria tions of public money are attributable to the success of the Republican party! Will ho pass over the several infamous swindles of Secretary Floyd, and his re cent implications with some of his fa vorites and partners in the late defraud ing of the Government out of a million of money, say nothing of the thou sand and one robberies of the Treasury by officers of less grade than advisers to the President! This panic has uought to do with the success of the Republi can party, and we are surprised that ed itor has not sense enough to know it. But the Pioneer must say something as a set-off to its indications of reform. Is this fair ? Its party has had the gov ernment for eight years. The course of the Democracy has brought the na tion to bankruptcy, and worse than that and more to be deplored, to the very verge of dismemberment, civil war, and anarchy. Mr. LINCOLN'S duties, were our domes-tie affairs in a state of quie tude, would be sufficiently onerous and delicate. Why adopt this policy of condemning beforehand, and rendering his labors more difficult? Time and again have we commented on this ex cessively bad habit of that journal in falsifying our party and its creed, bely ing its statesmen, and misrepresenting their sentiments :ind acta. Nev-r has it attempted—nor do we believe it Ims audacity sufficient to attempt it—to produce the evidence upon which it bases these malignant flings. Once the present Editor denied his responsi bility beford he assumed the chair edi torial, impliedly admitting our charges against the old regime were true. The present editor has quietly declined to ns so to do. The truth now conies out, " The old type have led rather a hard life— indeed hare even been engaged in some disreputable fighting," and did it continue so to misrepresent the opposi tion the readers of that journal would not recognize it to be the Phitcer. PETKR PINDAR AGAlN.—Correspon dents desiring their articles to appear in the STANDARD must address the edi tor. A lricnd has handed to us, for publication, a second letter over the above signature. Both the correspon dent and the friend we would like to oblige, but it would have been impos sible to have inserted it this week, upon any considerations, in consequence ot the desire to make a linish of the Leg islative reports, to give room to the fa vors of numerous correspondents we have been obliged to delay. While there is much in the letter which ought to be understood by the people of the Territory, too much of it is devoted to a neat little family row among Democrats in Pierce county. Justice and lair play would demand, that were we to publish charges against one party or section, an equal privilege of reply and counter-charge should be given the other, —and where would this end? There are interesting ad dresses and speeches from the East our people are anxious to read, and we feel unjustified, its a Territorial journalist, to till up our columns with a local coun ty quarrel. Besides, the man who Pe ter Pindar labors so zealously for, alter threatening terrible disclosures , has re tired ingloriotislyfrom the lield. It he has no grievances he dare assert, why thrust upon him the crown of martyr dom '! CORRECTION. —From what was deem ed a reliable source, we stated in our issue of January 19th, " That although Victoria is a free port, yet American vessels are obliged to pay #5 for enter ing, while British vessels arc charged §1,50." ('apt. Nagle, Harbor Master of Victoria, informs us that: There is no distinction made between Ameri can and English vessels, except those vessels that arc registered in Victoria. The following is a schedule of the fees: All Colonial vessels under 20 tons, $1 entrance, and $1 clearance; Colonial vessels above 20 tons, $1 50 entrance, and $1 50 clearance. All other vessels, whether English or Foreign, under 20 tons §1 50 entrance and $1 50 clearance. All vessels above 20 tons, $5 entrance, and $5 clearance. IMPORTANT DECISION. —The Commis sioner of the General Land Office, in reply to a letter from Omaha, Nebraska Territory, inquiring whether that Ter ritory could sell or lease sections 16 and 30, for purposes of deriving revenue for schools, says ; that there is no law au thorizing such acts. The title to these sections is merely reserved, and remains in the Government. In the Act admit ting a Territory into the Union rs a State, it has been usual to make a grant to the State so admitted, of said lands for school purposes. In the absence of Congressional legislation, a Territory is powerless to dispose of school lands. NEWSIMFORIAI,. —We have received the first number of the Daily Oregoni on, issued in Portland, Oregon. It is printed on new type, and presents a beautiful appearance. The Weekly Oregon ian has donned a new dress, and appears to much better ad van gtage than heretofore. The first number of the Oregon Ad vertiser has also made its appearance. It is "filled to overflowing" with inter esting articles—well adapted for a fam ily newspaper. FIRE ALARM. —An alarm of fire was raised on Wednesday evening last, caused by the burning of soot in a eliim ney-flue of the house occupied by El wood Evans, Esq. The roof being wet the fire did not communicate to the building. jjgf In consequence of the startling news from the Atlantic taking prece dence, several communications intend ed for this issue must be deferred. An interesting letter from Cowlitz county will appear next week. * We are indebted to CaptFlem ing ond T. M. Reed, Esq., for favors. Gatherings by the Way side. | From the Port Townsend Register, we learn that the total number of tons of coal, shipped from Melliugham Bay, | from February 24th, 1860, to January 24th, 1861, was 6658. The U. 8. steam- I er Massachusetts in the same period has ! taken some I*oo tons ; the Mail steamer I and small craft on the Sound," look to I the amount of 150 tons, total amount | about 8000 tons. On Tuesday last, hearing before U. S. Commissioner Walker, on a charge of selling liquor to Indians. He was bound over to next Court. Judge Watson, the Big Gun of the Spokane, andone of the legion of Democratic aspirants for the Delegate ship, left this cily on Wednesday last, lie demonstrated to the late Legislature that gold existed in such quantities in the bed of the Pend d'Oreille river, as to justify turning its channel. It will require some fall ditching , but with the seductive eloquence of the .Judge, with his agency offices in three of the great cities, he ought to succeed as well with men of capital as with the Capital-mov ers of this Territory. Peace was con cluded between the Chinese and the Allies, on the 25th of October, the Tien-tsin treaty of 1858, being the basis of negotiation* An indemnity of eight million taels, is to be paid to each of the Allies. There is also a mulct of 500,000 taels, as an indemnity to the prisoners, and their families, who fell in to the hands of the Tartars and were so cruelly treated. A portion of Tele graph Hill, San Francisco, t-lid on the l(!th ult., doing damage to amount of S3OO. Geo. 11. Cartter, Esq., declines to qualify as City Attorney, ot Portland Oregon.- A man named Mrady pro posed walking at the Second St. Gym nasium, Portland, for SO consecutive hours, for a wager of $250. Clams and oysters from Olmpia, appear to he a great luxury over at Portland. Ed mund Randolph is a prominent candi date for I'. S. Senator foi California, in place of Seeeder Gwin, who is con signed to political oblivion, after -Ith ot March. Mr. R. is a steadfast Union man, repudiates the heresy, that a state may secede, and scouts a Paeilic Repub lic.* A resolution fixing the -Ist ult., for the election of I'. S. Senator, was tabled in the California House, by a vote ot 51 to 23. Strong Union Reso lutions were pending in the Senate. Shocks of earthquake were felt at San Francisco, on the 21st ult. My Gov. Downey's Message to the Califor nia Legislature, we learn that the in come of the State for 1860, was §1,508, 60S 65; the expenditures, $1,422,0-I*2 21. Funds in Treasury, on 15th IVeember, §643,338 20. The Governor recom mends the adoption of the salary sys tem for all public officers. By a vote of 41 to 32. the Assembly exjninged from the Journal of the Legislature, the Res olution censuring the lamented Mrod eriek, for his manly opposition to the Lecompton swindle. A brother of Charles Dickens is employed in the of fice of the Illinois Central Railroad Persons desirous of commencing suits jit tlio March Term of the District Court, of the Second Judicial Distret, W. T., will remember that the 18th inst., is the last day upon which the Sheriff can serve process. The court •commences on the second Moudav in March. Ex-CJov. Aiken, the largest slaveholder, and the wealthiest man in South Caro lina, is opposed to a disruption of the Union, under whatever plea it may he attempted, and it is said that nearly all the large planters in the State concur with him in that sentiment. Georgia has 1,075,1*77 inhabitants, an increase of 170,000, since 1850. Michigan, 741', an increase in ten years of 352,310. Massachusetts has 1,231,497, an increase of 24 per cent, in ten years. There are 1,812 U. S. troons, rank and file, on duty in Oregon and Washington. Capt. Jordan, A. Q. M., U. S. Army has been acquitted. Gov. Stevens has introduced a bill in Congress, for a semi-weekly mail on Paget Sound. Gen. Shields recently lectured at Sacra mento, on the character of Gen. Jaek son. The address was strongly Union, and the gallant lecturer asserted, that the ''Old Ilero," would as in nullifica tion times, coerce South Carolina into decent behavior. ALPIIEAN ASSOCIATION. —On Friday evening, the Ist inst., Butler P. Ander son, Esq., delivered at the M. E. Church in this city, a very instructive and well written address on " Theory vs. Prac tice." Geo. F. Boynton, Esq., will lec ture at the same place, on Friday even ing, the 15tli inst. Subject," Force of Ilabit." We bespeak a general atten dance. On Monday evening there will be a public discussion at the School house. Question, " Would the pro hibition of the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors, except for medici nal purposes, be advantageous ? " The public is invited. TRUE PACIFIC MESSENGER. —We have received the tint number of a neat lit tle sheet bearing the above title, pub lished in San Francisco, and "devoted to the Religion, History and Literature of the Israelites." It is edited with ability by H. M. Bein, Esq., and is fur nished at $5 per annum. gflT If you want to have a good time, go to St Valentine's Ball, at Tumwater, on Thursday eve, the 14th inst. CaptFlem , for favors. Legislative Proceedings—Eighth Session. IIEPOKTED EXrnBSSI.Y FOR TUB "STANDARD." House. NOTE. —We stated in our last issue that a memorial had passed praying the establishment of an Indian Reser vation on theLumrn'. This was incor rect, the memorial was addressed to the President of the United States, ask ing a division of the Lummi Reserva tion, which has already been estab lished. This correction is made at the reqnest of Mr. JJvafFot Whatcom,"the author of the memorial.—En. TUESDAY, Jan. 22.—Mv. Ferguson—a memorial praying that Jackson Jordon a free mulatto, may hold lands as a pre-emption. Mr. Cunningham—a memorial rela tive to the erection of light houses up on Puget Sound. Mr. Caples—a memorial to provide an additional land office at Walla Walla. Under a suspension of the rules me morial passed. Mr. Clilie—an net to permanently locate the County Seat of Clallam coun ty. Bill passed under a suspension of the rules. Mr. Settle—a bill to authorize John Carson to construct a bridge across the Nesqnallv river. Under suspension of the rules bill passed. The remainder of the session was devoted to the discussion of certain resolutions, censuring Hon. I. I. Ste vens for his course in the recent Presi dential canvass, introduced by Mr. Bowles of Clark count v. Some amendments were offered and voted down, the yeas and nays were called some thirteen times on motions to excuse members voting, and the House finally adopted the preamble, stating the fact, that our people did not approve of the course of the Dele gate, in hailing from Oregon, acting with the secession wing of the Democ racy, but struck out the two last lines of the resolution. As amended the resolution passed the House by the fol lowing vote: AYKS —Messrs. Anderson, Bowles, Merry, Chapman, Coupe, Cunningham, Ferguson, Foster, Hale, Harris, Hyatt, Pingree, Purdy, Settle, Stone of Kft sap—ls. NOES —Messrs. Ilozarth, Briscoe, Cannadv, ('line, Hastings, McCarv, Phillii is, Ruth. Stearns, Stone of Cow litz, Taylor, Van Vleet, Warbass and the Speaker—l 4. linn adjourned. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23.—Mr. Ander son—Petition of citizens of Lewis coun ty relative to boundary between said county and Thurston, laid upon the ta ble. Air. Hastings—a grandiloquent me morial relative to the Indian war of whicli was indefinitely postponed upon motion of Mr. Hays. Air. Ferguson introduced the follow in,!? resolution : That the United States government is a nation, and not a league; and that as it was formed by the unanimous eon sent of all the States; and as the consti tution and laws of the United States operate directly upon the people of the several States, and not the States /urse; and as the articles of confederation were formed as a " perpetual Union between the States:" and as the Constitution was framed and adopted to form a " more perfect Union." The Union of the States was intended by the framers of the government, to fie perpetual. Any, and all attempts to dissolve the Union of the States, is treason to the government. That, whereas our delegate in Con gress lsaae I. Stevens, has endeavored to promote disunion and a Pacific Re public ; he has grossly and criminally misrepresented the citizens of Wash ington Territory, and deserves the cen sure of every good citizen and patriot. Objection beinur made to the recep tion of the resolution, the yeas and nays were ordered upon its reception. It was rejected by the following vote: AYKS —Messrs. Bozarth, Chapman, Ferguson, Foster, Hale, Havs, Hyatt, McCary, Pingroe, Purdy, Settle, Stone of Kitsap—l2. NOES —Messrs. Anderson, Bowles, Berry, Briscoe, Cannodv, Cline, Coupe, Cunningham, Harris, Hastings, Phil lips, Ruth, Stone of Cowlitz, Stearns, Taylor, Van Vlect, Wurbass and Speak er—lß. [We have been requested to publish the resolution at length in the report of the proceedings by its mover, to gether with the proceedings thereupon. To avoid a separate published article, it is incorporated into the report— ED.] Mr. Ruth—a bill to pay R. M. Walker for services as acting Capitol Commis sioner. Mr. Bowles, moved to indefi nitely postpone, Mr. Hays to committee on Judiciary, the latter mo tion prevailed. Mr. Ferguson—a bill to extend the northern boundary of Clikatat county. Referred to committee on Counties. The memorial for benefit of Jackson Jordon referred to committee on me morials. Mr. Bowles—a joint resolution pro viding for a Joint Convention to elect a Territorial printer. This resolution passed under a suspension of the rules, almost unanimously. The act in relation to Attorneys and Counsellors at law, providing that be fore admission, shall pass examination of a committee, and? other requisites ; referred to committee on Judiciary. The bill relative to School Fund of Lewis and Island being up, Mr. Ander son moved to amend by adding "Thurs ton" after "Island." On motion of Mr. referred to special com mittee consisting of the Thurston Del egation. "The House indefinitely postponed the bill from Council making appropri ation for expenses of transportation of Territorial arms. The House took up the bill to pay R. M. Walker for certain services. The sum allowed was SIOO, the time em ployed thirty-five days. The work done was a transcript for the use of the Ter* ritory's Delegate, of the accounts and correspondence, touching the Indian war. No juster claim has been pre sented during the session ; none in which the amount charged was better earned ; none performed, intended to benefit as many of our people. Mr. Walker, however is a citizen of the proscribed county, and Mr. Bowles moved the indefinite postponement of the bill, on which the ayes and noes were ordered—motion lost by a vote of 9to 20. Mr. Hale moved to send for Gen. W. W. Miller to give testi mony—carried. That gentleman know ing his testimony in its favor would de stroy all chance of the bill passing the House, and having testified before the committee, declined to attend. The bill was then read a third time, and ou its final passage the House of course killed it. The report of Gay Hayden Esq., Penitentiary Commissioner, for the year ending 1860, referred to a (special committee consisting of Messrs. Tay lor, Hastings, Cunningham, Cannady and Coupe. Then adjourned. Later from the Atlantic Side. We glean from our exchanges the ex citing Atlantic news in detail: ST. LOUIS, Jan. Ist, 1861.—Consid erable trouble exists in the Cabinet. Secretaries Thompson and Thomas have resigned, and General Scott was appointed Secretary of War. This cre ated great indignation among the Se cessionists, who were aware that Scott was in favor of extensive military pre parations. Subsequently the differences were reconciled, by the withdrawal of Scott's name, and placing the War Depart ment in the charge of Holt. It is said that Thompson will now stand by the President, and that troops have been ordered to Charleston. The Charleston Courier pronounces Major Anderson's action as the open ing of civil war between American citi zens, by an act of gross breach of faith; says lie has violated a solemn pledge given by his chief, and that his honor, position and duty would be respected until a proper and open declaration of war; also, that he had fortified himself' in Fort Moultrie, into which he could have retired with safety and have blown up the other forts when he had a mind to, and laid trains ready for the appli cation of the match. It also says that 011 ChrUtmas, Major Anderson dined with the authorities of Charleston, and retired in good feeling. This caused the authorities to relax their vigilance, and favored him iu carrying out his plans. A caucus of Maryland Senators have issued an address to the Governor, urg ing an early convention of the Legis lature. It is signed by eleven Senators, who profess to spealc for live others, making sixteen out ot twenty-two Sen ators ot the State. They profess to de sire the preservation of the Union, and think the time has arrived for Mary land to express an opinion. They roter to the fact that Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee Conventions meet next Monday, (Jan. 7th) and say, although they cannot anticipate the action of those States, it is impossible for Mary land to act with them unless put in condition to do so. They promise to consider no other matters than what re lates to the national crisis. CONGRESSIONAL. In the House, Dec. 31st, Bingham of Ohio, (Republican) introduced a bill for the further collection of Duties. It looks to an increase of the President's power to enforce the Revenue Laws. Tho House had under consideration the Secession movement, but adjourned without coming to a conclusion. The proposal of the Committee of Thirty-three was adopted Dec. 29. It provides an enabling act for New Mex ico as a State. ST. Loi'is, Jan. 3. —Yesterday the news was received that Winter Davis had written a letter saying that the Com mittee of Thirty-throe had granted all the demands of the South, and the whole question would be at once sub mitted. Washington dispatches indicate a change of policy on the part of the Ad ministration towards South Carolina, to bo firm but conciliatory in the exe cution of the laws. The sloop of war Brooklyn and anoth er vessel have been ordered to Norfolk to be iu readiness for immediate action. In the Senate, Jan. 2d, the President sent iu the nomination of William Mc lntyre, of Penn., for the office of Col lector in the neighborhood of Charles ton harbor. Latest accounts from Charleston say that 1,000 negroes are occupied in the erection of fortifications at the mouth of the harbor, which been obstruct ed by sunken vessels; and the Govern or has received the offer of 10,000 vol unteers out of the State. Movements are on foot in Pennsyl vania, Massachusetts and Vermont, to put the military on a war footing in aid of the Federal Government. Major Anderson informs the Gov ernment that no reinforcements are needed at Fort Sumpter. Proceedings of Congress Jan. 2d, un important. Republican members have forwarded dispatches to Harrisburg, asking the friends iu the Legislature to postpone, for the present, appropriations for mil itary jpurpoßeß.Q »"ndA quent Republican speech. ST. Lours, Jan. 4. —The promises of peace are not confirmed. It is feared that the report was a stock-jobbing op eration. Forts Pulaski and Jackson have been occupied with State troops of Georgia by order of the Governor; and it is said on purpose to prevent a spontaneous uprising of the populace. The Revenue Cutter was seized, but returned. The Florida Convention met yester dav with a feeling of decided secession. The order for trie removal of the cau non from Pittsburg has been rescinded. The Governor of South Carolina has appointed his Cabinet. The Delaware Legislature rejected the overtures of Mississippi. Gov. Banks of Massachusetts, in his valedictory address denounces Seces sion, and advises the repeal of the Per sonal Liberty Bill. Senator Baker concluded his speech Jan. 3d. Senator Douglas spoke and said the issue was compromise or war—he pre ferred compromise. The troops at Leavenworth hare been ordered by Gen. Scott to be in readi ness to proceed to Fort McHcnry, in Baltimore, at a moment's notice. Senator Cameron, of Penn., hap been appointed Secretary of the Treasury by Mr. Lincoln. ST. LouIP, Jan. 4.—The IT. S. Arse nal at Mobile was taken this morning by Alabama State troops, without re sistance. It is rumored that Fort Mor gan w s taken last night. ST. LOUIS, Jan. Bth.—ln the IIoO6C, on the 17th, Mr. Cobb of Alabama rose to a personal explanation. He said he desired to protest against the coarse of the Alabama and Mississippi delega tions on Saturday. He [had sent no dispatches for immediate secession that night. Ho explained that he was for an adjustment in the Union and ex hausting every effort before dissolution. He appealed to Northern men to tiy and preserve the Union. A resolution was introduced approv ing the act of Major Anderson, and promising to support the President in the enforcement of the laws. It was passed, under a suspension'of the rules—l 24 to 56. In the Senate, Crittenden spoke in favor of his resolutions. Mr. Ti ombs made a secession speech. Both Houses then adjourned to Wednesday. The Now York Times correspondent, of the 7th January, says that Com modore Shubrick lias returned from Charleston, and reports great conster nation there; complete disorganization, and section arrayed against section, which will make head if not suppressed by Georgia and other sympathizing States. The correspondence between tho President and the South Carolina Com missioners has been published there. The apprehension and alarm in' Was hington has greatly diminished. The Flying Artillery from Leaven worth Castle barracks, had arrived at Fort Mellenry. Yesterday the committee of Thirty three adopted Winter Davis' amend ment guaranteeing trial by jury in the States from which a fugitive escaped; having previously voted down the amendment of Washburn, of Wiscon sin, guaranteeing trial in the State in which he may have been arrested. This is the only progress that has been made towards adjustment in any quarter. The Committee of the Representa tives of Border States, on Friaay night, agreed upon a general compromise, which was reported to the caucus of Republican members, but was subse quently rejected by them unanimously. The Postmaster of Charleston writes that Postmaster General Holt holds him responsible to the Federal Govern ment fo>* the accruing revenues. For the present, postal afiairs continue un changed. Longstrcct, President of the South Carolina College, has issued a pamphlet urging that the Collector on board the Harriet Ijane be allowed to land, and act in connection with the Collector, lie implores the people to let the ene my fire the first snot The Senate yesterday referred the appointment of Collector Mclntyre to the Committee on Commerce, the Re publicans desiring immediate action. All over the North enthusiastic meet ings have been held sustaining Miy. Anderson; guns have been fired in the principal cities. The people generally call for enforce ment of the laws, and in many places movements are on foot for the organi zation of military, whose services are to be tendered in the support of the Government. Those movements hare been discountenanced by some of the Republicans, who hope for un adjust ment. Gov. Washburn, of Maine, in a very conservative message, thinks thiit Maine, is not really a transgressor, but

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