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liuMbiy aod bitingly bttter aod aanguinory, it
pbmry doaa oot care a ni*h which.
Of aD miachfevo-i and infla-Oiuatory joiirnol* cir
?ubtod in the Slave State., we again iay, therefore,
Tke fferald ia the worit; and WB renewedly ap
pcal to Mr. Poetmastor Holt and his Virginia poat
naatefing eeiaora, to place ;t in the lisi of papcrs
mhreh thoae lelf ileeteJ robheri of the lnail-bngs
dare to aay ahall not ciiciilate on the furbiddcn
ground. You p.ftond. Mr.Holt, ti be the giiardiui
Mid protet-for cf Virgmia tranquil.it>. If you are
what you pMei.t.?if your creattirea are what they
preteiid tt be?dare you itand ailent and dtimb,
wbile theae examplea ol nri.m nnd murder are held
cntiriogly before tbe oppreesed and incetiiliurv pao
ple in Sbv.ry, whose revengea you profe?s M much
Ikr M, Y. Htrald stnte* Piat Mea*rs. A. T.
Jstcwart & ('.). bave thi* week discharged over lifty
tfierki, " in conaequenoe of tbe great falling oft' io
*' their StmtheTii trade, nrrmtoRci l>y the indigna
41 tion of inerchanU below Maaon and Dixon'i line
41 at recent iiuvndiar v proceedingt ut the North."
We arr iuformed that tbe peraoni discharged nre
nol from the wl.oicsale dcparttner.t, aa Thr Herafd
arrmld imply, but from tbe retail departnient. The
inlv?T?>i,>>e woiild rafber seem bfl be that the biisiness
ol thia extensive ?'stublishinent has fallen off, uot nt
the South, but b.te. Is it BR8BBBI Mr. Stewart
liau put hhiiaelf proinineutly forward as a aupporter
?f the grvat Soutbcrii Dbaaioa Conspiracy that
tbe Northern frienda flf the Uuion are withdrawinu
their cuiUun from his ihop I
?But, afW oil, the dismissnl of healthy young
JrdbflTi froni tbe buiiiieaa of lelling tape and bobbin
tvehind aoounter cannol be regarded as a calamity.
3.41 them go to woik BB the land, or in aome other
Mr. Jome* R. Wbiting hat wnttcn ua another
letter, in the 9ame apirit, tbough in lomewbut
XBore detvrous termi then tbat we noticed yeater?
day. Wiil ing every reader who doe* not recollect
it to fcarn to our paper of Monday l_st and read the
p.ragraph which ii tbe alleged provocation of theae
epiitbr, wt? limply print Mr. Wbiting'a lateat
mir-aive aud leave it without comment.
?awTaao, Jin. 6.
Htikiri (lixiLxr, etq.-.S't'i . Yo. aay you eannot priot my
le*ter of y_Bterday. "bervtue it throi. ? uo .1. rt apoa the .object"
?mt yaar ertieir of Mouday 1 t.t.
Ia tba artar-a you aae tiiu.: NVe leam Bf*B iaquiry, how
?' erar, tha tl-" 8t!prrviaoi., and thrir cr.11.1ael. Mr. NVbiting. are
?? open tothe rawiurr, wiiiih it apirear* waa duettitlie County
"Tin?ilia." and then dehherately proeeed to iibel nie.
Y?a nBhrr wrote froui a dasirr to injni-e my profeaaional eliar
ariHT, or to gT-lify yn;ir c>? B, H tue BBBBM of your infurmant.
To-day yon ttke notliin. bick of what you have g.ubliihed; make
ne kpolocy for the f?!..-V>c_ of your iiifeijiiai ? bntcell 011 nie to
*? atale tbia Jar-ta." a> I ..tiderntand tbe:n.
NVUI yau name your " informaut." that I BBBJ confront bim 1 I
Bnppt*-* not. I aui to BB itabbetl iu the dark, and before you with
draw yotnr etflletto. you a>k me to .-orrect your .toiy.
Why did yoti not inrnirr tf mi brfort you wrote ar.t publiabed
your likel ? It ?eem* yon oreferred to iminire elae where * Why
no* now call upon your inloriuar.t I You itriite tbr blow, aud
then a*k for tbr ttutli.
One parpoee ef my letter waa your own eapecial brnefit. The
toee of yoa: artlcJe thi. BBBTBhog ahowa it ba. hid aome effrc t. I
bope it wi'i eure yon ofthe <li.*r_?e to which I re'errei. Another
waa te prert-,'. tjiuilar laeeralion. of the rh-rai-ter of other. Ir*.
abi* to hear it.
fn uiy let*r< t" vou I j.rot.o ;:i'-rd the i.:ti. le a lil'rl and Uie
alateanrato fUar and >?: -aa ay " ii MbiaaB aa -aal opm tbe
aobject;" tha my letter U ? a very unraaaotiahle and t.k.1 -ten,
miedlatteti" tbat '"?' thia. aud tbr want ol' ?? light" to be de
rived froai tl. you eannot print it.
Yon are willb.'g thit your iitider* ahould be kept lu i.-nonnce
ef tbe laag-a-v ol my iattrr, and. Ml ? peruiit
a*gtbeworUl B judge il it. rhooae to aay that it It MB " un
^neafoableand bad-len-pt-rti-." Fray antwer me, wa. your a
tu-le reaao.~i.-r 1 *
ignor_noe ar corruption?i*r?iap? betk Thi?, in your opini.ii.
araa reaaa-aWe ind prorar. I do not airea with you; therel-re
] addiaaead you. not in lancua.e of al'j(-ct l'ear.
I know tbe j?wer of your mighty eo-ine for good or evil; I
_ricw it. powe. ia thr hand. t.uion. and unworlhy,
toexioriBta. tort'.irr. audtokill. Iu deadly poV-ou. wor.e th m
tiitl ofthe Brp. ;i diaaeraiiia'ed; <iD'l where i' don not klll.
jrvea agoay. -BR I do BM fea it.
To -rrh aaia orthy and unlioiy aafl I calied yoir atirntioi, end
brafrd jau ?o -paj-r tbo*r -hat tmAi not endure B. If tlu* i. un
rraaoukblr and bad tetuperr.l, ),.? it ao.
I did na* -?_. and do not now. aak any favor a. your hand*. I
told yon what I thought in plair. a_d in my opinion. proper
iaugnage. Wha I aaid waa ut-iar jour articie ln thit: Mlne liad
thr u-alitY of truth.
Yoe aay: ' If Mr VvTilth_| will .'.t* the f.ctt. a? he undrr
ati-dat-ea. or aniply ind'.r.te any piint t po:nt... wbrrrin ou
mmmmmmi M-ndiy did uim u..urticr. wr -hill very gladly prin
th_l." lf-": /nn.lr-f-n- ou '. Ke. oine yt.ttr .lave, an J undc
your laeb, beg forgivrnea* for the blowi yo
No, 8hr;a I do not fear your -Mt-By, I arorn to ark youi
tivoi Ha-B -aa gi?* op your infortn.nt I which, I -m informed,
^ m ^ _Ht editon-iiy improfaatiorial), or uke back your
lil*lo_a artir-e. I ?ual! B*ld uiyaelf it li-eity to tm to you wii.l
1 l-iok of Ifberera. I - -e-tfuUy.
I. XX. WHITINO.
Now am. fHBK -- Tm- Mbw-ToBB Iriiusi:
cienrhe* * Uborad areunjent agaimt the intrrvriitiou ol thr
rnl'edBUte- tu ...pp-rt free intt ... .v;,o by tha fo ?
Jawireoiphk'..- lanauajte: "To propnptba rauee of republi
? ean-t-nby lo.-eutn bya_eU.il to admit t.t-t it it loat ueyond
" Th_r*_tr-ca ro_l f.nrly from tbe pe" "''* il 1<,?,r?? tt,w" od(.
a.l.<*a 7p-a tlie ur-ter_t-,.dl.ig Di! thr Amertcan patriot. of
TTTI.aall 1' ' ? w -lo?. or.o.id rr,?
-j- mUtv Mev aeut Ibi ?'?:' '" entrrat lor
fT?V-ldoi''loTeh_ .r.yonet-"' ' ,i : ,r atn.it.liug
Ubertyia emerica a aak help then tr. iourbon
A^nTiod ui?' w f? ? Pew-rful Atiirrii-ar, Republle
Ma_^a_r_flBR_| 1. berty in.Mr.i o ' \JkVt.Tmmu.
?We do not mean t?make a bafl-BBflaaf trnffim}
The tkmtt'i articles und anwring them, __BBfl it
wvercop*5eourrcplie-: but we waive tbe |u.iut
for jubt thi* once, and aay:
Our btiiers wiiight aaaistanoe abroad agaimt
brngn amn<*i, He*sian legimentH. and lndian
<braatatbui. Had tbey had but their domeatie
T-riea to bBg, tbey would have asked no oddi, and
needed nom-. And bad they been unable of thctn
aelvea to maeter tbe Americrtn Tories, we say they
truftkt not to have been belped from abroad to do it.
Do ycu _4>i_.prehend I
At Iha bte M_BBflflbfi Democratic Stale ClBJBBlba
. raV.I*T_*T?. pa.trd '.'...iting tbe codperatlon ^Mptrmm
''\\^tmtmm\b wVo babe-etha. H li thr d.itv o Ceagraa.U
" mam\\TSmtmry in __? 1 erritone. " l.riiuedi.tely tbere.ler,
J^^r_t atmmm (ianator Cl-rk) wa- . hoaen a_b_BM to I ba.l.-.
^"?WeQ: luppoae Senatoi? Di.ugbs should BRfl-BB
to U uouiiiiated Bt Charl'-tou: wo/.t "Seuator
?? Cbik" fe.J j.urticularly flal ' Wfl Baai BR*. the
tiiurbattend that gaihering: M BB aBBBBfl* mU
to wito*-_l Cbrk's . xit in BBBfl DaaajUl sbould be
lb- _4Mabr**. _______m___mmmmmm,
RfeaaiB off a- jtlert-liaut of BiibIom.
_U?>alB ot a >*hnrns larfdar, Jbb. ?. 18T?.
Br. Jott-pk bradby, au Bflfld aud _lB_BgB__Md mer
cbatt'of thweity. died t-.-day.
ytm Rieamaliip I*Iim'?
MOBFOLB, rii.J..N,.fun. ?.. 1W?".
Arrived lo^bv, tbe BBtBlbb J. fc Su-.uld.ng. ot
tU^w l.,M,.t,,-.,ect:v. II.u and IUmbrb vmKop
.oTk and the Norfolk and l*< leraburK Railroad. Thine
in.Le B!a7 ?nd Jauiea H'N,-i. Thb flRrbB - -ttll
B..I-WB Death BreiMhop MM!
Phiiaohphia. I nday, Jan. f','*'\
Hir-bou Newrn.ii. of the Catb.,!', Cbnrph Ml m Ibe
prnom ymttrrduj aft?rnfH>n, dead. ot flflflflBfl "' tl,e
la-BPt. ' _ !
A correat<?dentatiSi_l.nD, N- V.. BlBM -a BBB BB
the iwrmug of tbe :td raat., tbe theruiouieter wua .1.
bebw aaro ot that pb< 8. _
-A_BOOK _be_.Brr_.-ra of the week. we BBBBM *B
al Dr. AoKuktaa Kawlinga, tbe well-known corre
aaoodeot of Utl*t HlutruUd tmmmOampr, tf tta
jieT. Dr.Tav!., flf OtaM Cbunb. t- Mia* ITaadilb
yiaieadorf, tbe oiece of (i?v. D-ylo.i "t "BB IBBF/.
THE LATEST NEWS,
Ftpbd -. nshiiifiton.
Spedtl Diapatoh to The N. Y. Tribaae.
WasHiNOTOR. Friday. .Jan. 6, 1*46.1.
A NEW DEAL PROPOHEI).
Mr. Mih-e's propoaition for memberi to reeign
and return to their conitftuenciei, loceived a lim?
ited roaponse from the Democrutic side; and like
Mr. Wintlow'B for a conference among the three
elements adverae to Mr. Sherman, made no iinprei
lit.n 011 the Houae. The asiumption of Mr. Milei
that tbe whole Soutliern Opposition would unite on
j a Democrat for Speaker, if the Auti-Lecompton
l meu could Ie t.btained, wai not warranted by any
autborized declsration, and will not be suatained I.)
There was an evident pressure to-day to force a
ir .on between tbe Dernocrati and ..outhern oppo
sition, but there was no development justifying
such a probability imiuediate!). In any eveut sev
i rul of the latter will resist a eoalition, and though
ihould the pluralit) he granted, tho conteat will be
cloie, und probablv rcduoed to two or three votea.
Mr. Sherman's friendi are willing to take the
liazard, rather than protract the organizatiou.
MK. I.KI4.4_S'.S l'OSITION.
Mr. Briggs's speech left his poaition as undecided
aa beietofore, though with less aignificance, againit
Mr. Sherman. He did not deny havii-g committed
I.Tiie.-lf in the canvass iu favor ot a Republicau or
There was ooe ballot to-day, in which Mr. Sher
Diiiii lacked tkiaa of an election. Most pairs have
expired, tbere being only twelve abaenteoa. Mr.
Davia of Indiana obtained uiae votei, after the
litiuiihaling e.xhibition veeterday, among whom waa
Mr. Schwartz, who haa been sick for a month,
aud attended tbe session against tbe proteat of hia
phvaician, waa iuducvd to pair to-day, by urgent
uppeals to his friend.*, being in uufit condition to
It is poeitively aao-rtained that Mr. Brown of
Kentucky wil! not vote for Speiker under any eir
cii'f staiiceti. He atta.na hii eoostitutioual age in
Mr. Stallworth ia expectcd imn_e_iately, aud his
presence w-11 fill the Hoiu-e.
mr. davis'.. BPBJKB
Mr. Bright of Itdiana is repietaentcd aaiajing,
after Mr. Davis'sspeech jesterday, he would rather
vote for Mr. Sherman than bim.
THE imoYY-NVILI.E MATTER.
Reliable intelligence statea that the recent re
ports of attacka on Brownav ill. by Cortina and
gueinllas, were mainly unfoucded and exagger
ated: that they were designed principally for the re
establiibmcnt of a military poat thero, witb a large
e.'llection af troopi and cx'M'ndituree, and to au
thorize the calling out of Texas voluuteers at Go*'
eiiiiiieiit expeiiK'. Officers of the army write there
was no occaaion for any alarm, and that the whole
uflair was a selfiah contri.anee.
THE DI. I NION MOVEMENT.
It is well underattHid now that Virginia will take
no atepa to kim ..nd the disunion movemeut, pro
ix.std hy Souih Carolina, and tbat Mr. Neminger,
Couimissioner of tbe latter, will effect nothing by
bja iiiiifnii. Mr. Wise's policy af coiitending for
Southern Rightsinside of the Union, has defeated
the programme of the nullifiers. Mr. Pryor took
MkataxUaflj the 8_uie ground k_N iu his recent
There _ no probability that a Territoiinl Gov
. i ii.ent will be eittblinh. .1 over Arizona tlis m-s
THE POST-OITH E BCXJP.
Most l.aL'ka here holding bjpoliiecations ol'
I ..st-Oflicc Kcripa, for a.lvances, have agreed to
carry them until a Speak. r ia elected. Necessity
compelleti a conceieion.
ADMIS8ION OI KANSAS.
When Horace F. Clark aiked tbe Democratic
side, to-day, if they would vote for the admiRsion
of Kanaas immediately, not one answeri _ aflirma
tively. Mr. De Jamette of Virginia evuded the
inquiry by Paying he would meet it when tho ques
lion was preseuted. All Northern Democrati sat
Totbe A4*<_i.ted I're**.
Waihin oton, .riday, .lan. "', DJts).
Tlie N'utionul Union Kxecutive O-ntrul Committee
met laet evening; Se-nator Criuendeu iu tbe i-iu.ir.
Pro^rew. we s niude iu enlaiging the Commiltee bv
aelectiOBfl of memberi from dillerent Htatei, and in ths
ariangemenU for Uiorougb organiiation throughout
the countrv. Tbe Comiuittee have received what they
conceive fo be cheeriug evidencei of tbe ripetnmg of
the- pcople for thii new party. A circular was ord.-red
to be BaaBi by tbe Hecretarv, and an addresi n m
count of preparation.
bjENATI_Wabbirbtor, Jaa. fi. tBtW
The Scnate ii not in BBBBBja.
H01 SK OK UKPRKSKNTATIVI-.s.
Mr. MILI-.S (Dem., S. C.,) addreesed the HPN 0
.ontmuiition of his remaiksof yeslerday. JtliHilnot
h.en liin Bturpoaa to make a r.iguh.r 108888, ?r
to ent_r at length BBM a diw-ursion et tbe greut
nueitions which are now dist.a.ting the nuhlir
ii nd. Ue bojied to take occaaion at a lutuie
time to comidcr Ikaaa qasstieaa. H>' desircl P
..all attcntion now to a pru.ti.al auggeHtiou. ix
order to expodite au crKanuntion. He UenreO, i*
iicaeible, to bring about some de^ree of h'.ruiony BM
concert of aetiou among the three Couseryative ele
iiientH onthett.Kir; ika tkiaa partPa aqaaJlyapa aail
lo the KepiiMiran party. He yielded venter.lay lo a
verv liapnv ?ollouuial debate, liappy he thought in
it.* i.sulti wh.lebewas going M BJ BMW vxliy 0
hk opinion the DemiM-mtic party 888888 wae no
reapcmaibla for tha 10 liBBBBtalfna lletbouubt
he liiight siicak iinpartiully OB that pmnt, M
eaiiM'l!- wae not a party man. He was W.h'las
rather BB outrider-a BOtt of BoUtPal Ar-b. It WM
true he had hitherto been ahle to WX w.th tle
Dcnioenuie ..rganization, and tniBted he nnglit
u-itimie to do-, l.ut he itill held -*J-*?;
,rani_.eled and inde^nde.it, and **? Jtttt* M
bep adaht conduce to the ktaxk Bf Us im
?, diaP .ut.-- Ha wai a Btat. l^rhP BNB. and did
,l luv any KraP *Um UfttU party o._.,.,i/atioi.
? nerL aaw-B-led ber. Z the ..piiliPaiive. d
,?ii,i?. rr.i,ti,.,t,i.s aad pnanals Ika "'"";,,"',? ."J
liierte of their StaU-s, l.ut ... CJOIRg thal polltlCal
ationi muit DeeeMarily uriie. No ????" V
uctB BK BB leolalll-d ul.lt ri.n BXpeej t? a.io.lll.'i- i
muchahencB ha waa aot ao uiu*.ly impracii.-able aa
,,. rkftutt all eoaaaal Bad |-idaaat. _ ?_b BM _+*?
iu.Ddenl Baad-pofal b. propoaed ta dBBBBBtke -BB*
? ? ,, , I atlaiii, and lo throw oui lu? suggeitioni. lle
?3 -idffi? ?* -^ i-'.'1- h,-r'''"" :ry:'"
ralMPtO the llepuli. ai.e. These WMB Ika D?BO
'' ,. .ourl.tutiiix t*t the la?Mf poflion
f ,i.i ' -i_e of Ika Boaaii the Aa_--*ieiMi.oB
', '" t! vvho we.e _TW m ..uuilx't-, Bfld -M S....th
cutne ber* and found a iu?n in nomination for that
hiffh ofllce who had, ignrvrantly and innoeently or not,
rrremnieiided tbe circalation of io vile and atro
flhRM a Ixx.k, it wa* nut Htraoge tliat they ehoald
dei, tm.-e fcim a* ottcrly urJit lo pVflflMfl over tli'-tn;
and when they fonnd tbe KepuM'Citni remihing
ohatinately and pereiitently ailent, refniing to come
oot, bi a few of them had nibi.fully done, apurning
the party gag and ibe party Ih.1i, aml repudinie and
condcinn that book, it ahoiiid ru>t fail to concentrate
tbe coin-i-rvaiivo aide ol tbe Hotia* acitinat that party.
Thertfiue, tbeir natuml onpoaitioi: 10 tha Kcpu'dican
partv bad baaa iutei.rified by the pcc.liar condition
of iifTairp. Wbo were lagMaaMa for tbe non-organ
izatiou of tl e IIoiuo 1 Tlie Democratic. party pl*. ed
in Domination a gent'rman conceded to be em
iii.utJy (itialilied for tlie po*iti"ti, and hav
ing vot4^d for him till it becamo apparent
thut ha eould not be oleeted, they abaaaoaod bim for
ore nnd another of the c,,:i-orv.it've member*. The
country im^ht well ark who were ropotiaihle for tbr
tailirc t<> unito tlie cotircrvative tleinciita of tbe
Hoiu-f. In hia judgment tha reepoaaibiHtJ rcated
with thfl Aati-LeoomptOB DO-BOCIBU. Thoee gen
tbmea proteBed by th.ir rara aaaa thut they areffl
t-till lifiiioiratr, nml pr..tt-r-T tbat tbey flflfl not to be
reud out of tlie party. They claiin to hold fho
t:tn- Democratic faitb, froui whieb they aay the
great bo.lv of the party baa depaited. Hut BIB not
one of the firat principlea of ihe DemiMTitry oppoai
tionto RepublicHti doetrbeo, abaa uud parpoaoal If
io, tbere MldbflMB Oaobt tit ahow it at oaeo hy their
votea. Ilow I'uii :i man I"- considered a Deinorrat
when be caeta bia tir?t vot.-here itguinat the Demo
r:.iv, und lor a liYiiublican. An for thoae who had
votf.l fortb.) Iteiiiibli, .tn iiunii.ee, lu- | -..iiaidered tlieui
It.-i.ti1>);. una. That w aa I? ih common aenae view of the
11 ? i-ir. Thfl rcrord wiih ,,lwaya the criterioti of pollli
i hl affiiuly , but ua fur flfl regardod llit-ae __B-?a_aeoa_pa
ou n.i ii wbo l.iid not yi tvoteil fur Ui, Bopablban i m
(1 ilute, they were :u t.iia tnoment MBpoaaibb for the
Mr. HASKIN (Anti-L. Dem., N. V.) aaked if thoae
geotlea>oa wbo bad rotad for Mr. Maynard of Tenn.,
who, in hia apeecb in f;i\i r of the udiniaaiou of K UBBB
in the lit.-t OoBOiaae, took atrong irTOund in favor of
Atnrricun primiplci, xvrr. n?t bj tlie BBBM rearouiiig
to be regarded a* Americun.
Mr. MlLKS replitil tlutt in hi. jtidi/iiic-iit they were
not. For 4ine, hc W4'tild lather vote l.n BB AflMri. an
thoa ii Bapoblit-'i, nnd it thi- tftiu- Mr. Mayuurd wa*
voted for t) 4,-re wiir no Dftuocriitic Dominee.
Mr. HASKIN aaked if it aadfl Mr. HajaBid
? Deiuo. rat to vote for Mr. Booooh. Bo MMOoed
tlmt the Nationul (Vnventiona were tbe proper bodiea
to (b-termine what BBfl Democracy and what BflB Rc
Mr. MILES would Bflh the flflBflb-BBB from New
, am ii '|iuation in reply. Did tlie gaatbaaBB thiuk
bia owu vote for ? Repablbaa made inin it Republi
Mr. HASKIN?It does net.
Mr. B.!.BR aaid, then the genileman bad anawored
hit own queation to bia own aatiefac.tioo.
Mr. HASKIN referred to the fact that Mr. Maynard
Maa an elector for Filliuore and Doiielson, and
tl.at he waa h atrentioua advocate of American princi?
plea, and be would like lo know whethcr, in tbe opin
lon of the gentlcmaii from Noulb Carolina, a vote for
him liy u licmocrat made that Democrat, ipso fact.o, uii
Aiuerit un '
Mr. MII.F.S?To thit I reply moat diatinctly that
in my iiiCirni.-nt, it <lid not.
Mr. HASKIN waa inlorinod tliat Mcrutr.-. Killinore
and Dooeleoa were both laeaabari of tlie order.
Mr. Mll.riSt-nid Mr. Killinore wua jurt aa dead an
L-iii iu> could be pflflBUa, ll-Hughter.] ThataMaaao
ui-o in thei-e laaartaatbaa of detul itme. Thut inany ot
il.tiii rotad for Mr Maynard wh<> had ulliliated with
Americiii i.-m, proved tx.t liinc" more than tliat they were
wi'.lino lo viclil WBlliag t" Bflflflflflplfab u great put 11 -
oticj arposa. He wu. wilHna, to-day, to vote tor un
Anarican, in order to defeat flflfl Kepul.liciuia.
Mr. HASKIN had ,-r.ted for Mr. Uilmer, aud,would
!U.'ui_ if he could elt-ci inin. but -0000-0 thal '.'fiitlc
iiiiin bad oppowd LecoMptoa D-Bbw iab.thB mn bad
refuced to piiport hitn.
Mr. MIl.KSwou'ditki vote for Mr. Gilmerunilerany
eircunieluiicea, but bfl would not pumie tbat uiiitier
luiilfi, :,. Mr. QOmar waa now qcondhlBo He
eiiiinied the right to exerebe hia prit/ato iodnaaat b
ragBnl lo wbon he wonld v.te lor, uud wf'i-ii tlie !?' n
tleiiien froui New-Yoik wunt ovoi to thfl ROfWhUCBB
nomiiiee, and voted for liini, he wua to tbat e.Meut. aud
f.ir Iha tn:.' beiii^', a Kepublican. Any l-trty would Ue
willing to eo-BproB-Jaa with the gentbauui on an.-b
tenua. fllbwbg bim ulwavs to aaBIM BBJflflBB tbem .u.d
vole witb tbem. [I-Mfhter.] Bnt he wua .-howing that
ibe reapooiibilitT fo* oot organabg realod oa the bIiouI
dera4.fthoae Aau-IiOeOBiplOB BMB, wbo bave voted tifi
Iher lor tbi- BapabtiflMI nor for thfl DeflMMrflBh I andid
Bta,baOBOaO iti?w.ll known und und.ralood tbat tbe
Boutbero < Ippooitiua would < aal tb i: votea wiih tbem
n tbr v vv, :.? uiiit.d, aad thay ronld ianaedbteb elect
aSjeitker. It waa, ihaMiaae, i imply a ejaanatrb
p;:it> (im!. b-tWaea tbe Antl-l-eioiupt'.n iUen and tlie
BouloernOppooitioi aito whieb ihoald BrBgooTor
und unite v\:t!i tbe l),-inoci_ta. Hc put it to thoee ?t-u
tletnen ol la.th p:irtien whetlu-r that araa roiillv a hi_!i
iuid BBttbtk groiiml to >land npon in v i. vv of tin Bfl.
oogaabed conailion ol the Covernmenl und the deplor
Hl.lerii.iationof tbe mail lorviee. Would tbey, frjui
Mi-re BaitT l".de, rtiuid aloof wbile the honeal
noaHartn-T. la whom paaiflf bbb daa, waaa y*jb_oed
to tbe verv verge of niin uul bank; upti ;.. TheLe
4'Oiuptoi. D'-tiioi rata claiin. i 10 uiil'.r from tlieir parl \
onlv on b riin-'Ie iaciie, and thatiooae ooe efthe paB,
wo.ld tl B baodful of men eoatbaa to Babtab ia< h i
poaitba bafara Iha euaaliy, nfaaaaj B aa-tewitfa
ibi-ii- part] v\'neii it waaa tnBtti ro1 demonstratioo tbal
wb.-n thevwoald do io tbe j wonld nt "in- organiM
theHoaaot Ihe Laooflaatea iaaaa a_i aot eaiar hrto
the coii.-iiliralion ol uuy at u-.il.le man al lUfl uuiuit in ,
baaj parl ofthe land. Lfleoa_ptoaihadao jaoro
to 4-o w'th tbe eqraabatba of this Hou-e
than tbe Cbineie war. He wonld never chsri.e
ui wtitbv uiotivca mi uny 0O0, but m:).bt il not BO I Bd
tbat tbcri* aanareeMbittaiedoT parp paaabaaadhara
iifi-, H .? m sonred and morooo that ll ai are abaoR bm*
lii'iui! t in tbeir teeline BBBiaB ihe BBBB-t-Bt party I
Would thaj not atand befOtfl tbe <-ountry iut -MH'gBB'
i/.tra7 Tbey were tbe wedfO w-paratnm' thofe largOl
,1. ii.eiita which without tbaM would tie able to organ
ire Waa it not tbe part of man lineaa and patnotiaui
for'thetn to -Bjaaaaa Ihab aaiaaaal iilaraBaaa mm
wioiii'p if tbey have ui.n . nud, by Bfl aotfll MBBnae
oatio.,, dothat wbi.li w-aiMBOBBBpad thaai to tha ap
f,rob_l.on of ..II aood .... n ! Ro da*. ot their fetkjw
ritireni would bb_nie iben fer aoob an _ct, Btid ....body
Coald cburge then. wi.h bavimr Ih-ci. lalae lo their
profeerion-T 8?n.e of tbem had been ebatad
JriM-tially aa Anti-Admiiii-tra'.i'n men. aad BBd
almot-t a bdtcr ponaaal boaHHty M the Ad
niiiiirtratioi,. I'.ut b oifaai-lag the ilouat and puttrng
i? motion tl.e luachii.erv of (ioveriiincnt tb.j ai.ivlv
would not ullow auch motivea to inlltienco tbem. If
they wara R-fl fbaaoerata aad oppooed to Repablwan
,.-,," ,?)W iat the tnne forthi-m to rbow lt iii the
on'v practiciible tm-de. For bimadf, hewaa alittle
pnz-ledat tbeir att-tade. Tbey waaa ofther IBo bbbB
TttcillBbg and iinctitiiin of men, and dread
fnllv axereiied to ki.ow wbich way to go, ortucv
v^ere prattkba rcti.?BM wbi. h waa urele-a, unwir-e,
and iiiunauly. Why iboaU tbey uot ut flBMfl u-ll the
Honiew-bi txraroo Ibe} wiH punue, opei.lv and
faiiiv, and then prove thetr i..,tb by their wdrfci > BB
wlnl'e be th.nnht tho Aau Lecoii.pton men ohoald
lake tbe liiM reopoBiibiliiy be alao thooghl Ibo BoaU
en Opiorition wonld stiow i. mBgiMBlmoa., maoly
and a pi.trioiic ipirit bv ad ing f..r theflMebea. It they
w.-re Willing at aon.e time to vote witb the De?
mocracy, wbv not do t now ! What waa tobe gamed
bv dolai ' Nothfag bnt mere party prtde Boo4 jn tae
WBT.-D- bearkcdtbi-n. il tbey were not willinif to
wtcnlifO tbat oa Ibe allar of patnotial... Ha bo
uo raaaoa to bopa thal theae ?B_??*_*na woold
kga ??re. intluen.-e tb.,.. "tb.-ra wbi. 1. bad been
ur-ed Itul Mii.porc tbat all ettorta ahould fail, then
KdaproiHa.tWtoa?,.ka .I h. mhtd^B-S"
ti,,,, ot tbe If.'iire f.it, for he inadf it hageodt-Jth,
earuebliiew und aincei ity. If, after bebfl tbree wnry
wcekabagar. thaj baad _ Blerlr ?a-pooolWa toor
Knni/? Ibia Houae. wby abould IKS thev felbw
,l,,. eaaapb of tb.-ir brethren b Ki.irh.ii.l 1*1
thoM BBMBl to tbe peopb, Tb. y profeaaed to
reorerei.l tb,- aentjmelit- ol the.r conetituenta, and to
?MM here aa tbe IBllJ-BMll "1 tbe vievv.- and IM
rirtioaa oa all Biaat aaeatbaB Ihal d.vide to?*
try li.lh.r thev 'M *> "r th.v dni^.'t.nd there
wil* BO bctler BBfl tban tbia to tOHt tbat au -
S und .BBtfll BMdfl ?t abbg 4 tban by 0
_ewiHl cl.ction throng-OBl tbe .out.lry. Hl BM
That proliOMtio.'. Lel Bl bave a diaK JttUon Ol POT
Hme.it now, and lel ui l.ke thfl aaoM of tho coun ry.
S?IJople woro .nmaed ..(K>a tha giaB aaiaB I hat
dirict Ihe aoantrj aiore tban t ,-y bad bWfl BB
tho brt balf MBtary, aad be would ayj-B here to
K,?tle?,e? .... tbe OtlieT .id. thi. 1^hoF gl?Ub BOder
,?,.,! ,he profound feellig novv .-x.aii.," ul tbe Hou lt.
Tl,, v wara in a ttmZ 9 ooaiahdio m *a ioatk
l; m??,r..l OOttOOrgao wheth.-rlbev ? .'_b. ... -, ?
??,|??o.tole. Ilewi, -...akiiii-i.tt... ..- ^??
..enne. H Bafl_aarbfl_.^aBBB^fcJ
,_L, tbeir deelinie. into M'0^?*
They did ...?t care, theiefore, lo w M ~
:!,,vv,,?. I.AftBJ or brav-u.lo t? B> jj-^
'il I i.. n,i. avel.t uf B dla'O litiotl ?I "" ' """'?
?I . ? biol Bfrr. |*o|b lo ihaw ?' .
, ., .1.Idnol ba queatione. , II a
bVim .."?, :'? bfliftypaB ottbewo,!!. I
was exereiied by' ?"r forefatb.rs in Iheir Uevoiation,
and hy their forefstkt,fT". ""^ . c* whenever the people
nf ihe Sonth shonlo' Ptemnt to exerriie that right
they wonld have lo a"!*? *? tkertern arbitrameat
of anr.s, not Iksckum* the>" would deaire to make war
upen ihe Nirth, but l>e__,,*>'<' beiuK alienntod from
the North, the North wota'd not Blbp her to do
it peacenbly. They did not <_____ vanuted .a
periority of tbe North, and he -would aimplj rn.ke the
itiggeetion thatif the eighteen m-bonaof North.rn
fn-auien did nvcrnin the South, jw h?d be?n threat
ened, if th-r did carry fire and trt. <>rd throug hout
all the land, if they did delnge the W'tioleland with
blo.4, bnrn down every hamlet, an_ destroy all
their ciop?, they would then find that Ihe _f_/__
onlv begun. Tlie Ilritieh oureoverran the io_of his
Htnte, but they did not hold it. No power on earth
eould hold in subiertion bv itandingannieaany por
lion of the AiiRlo-Saxou people. The thing was stm
ply an absaidBj. Wonld they keep a itanding army
and kfcrrieoni nt every point ? Did they mppoee thal
anv portion of the Amcrican people eould Ix* hold m
euf icrtiiui bh Anetria Iteld Lomdardy and Venetia
lle put il to any man of common sense whether it was
poreihletowlnplheSouth.nl States into aubiniasion,
t<) un- the courloou* phnne >.!' Thf Nno- Y;>rk Ciitrter
ond Fntiuirer. His rolleague, Mr. Bonharo, had en
rieavore. to denioni.rate tbe a_.ur__ty ol the thing as
a iiiittt'Tofdollari and cent*, bot without any iucIi
eah uh.t'.on iii.1 not ever)- man eee that it irai not
I nu-tieable I lf the attem'pt was made to subdue the
South it would reeult in a war m ritlatnitoni, so ter?
rible, that tbe purallel of it never yet hlottcd the MM
ofhiitory. It would be a war of cxterminalion unless
tenaa <.f *.eare were very noon proposed. Did
thex believe the South wouM even stay whipped if it
rou'ld ever be done 1 Wai that a chararteristic of tho
kngRiMTMIBBB1 liut he believed the South was
iuq.n giable, aiid had no apprehenaion as to tbe reeult
ot aay atBted Iniaahwi of her territ >ry. .Hotne kjentli
men scemed to think the talk of _li.t1i4i.11 ho prepoe
terotn that th.v dismiieed it with a smile, but were
revolutioi- and clinnges of formt of (iovernnicnf to a
fiee Government unprecedented and impossihle'
Revolutiens only risc iiniong r-iuihle and oivilized
ra< ea, and there wai nothing to make them impossi?
hle iu ihis country. Why ahonld aensihle, patriotic
men UiMt this great qnestion of disunion and
levolntion witli l.-vity ? lle found it wae in couse
i|iiiiue of a growing disposition in this country to
t.xerlook the true endi and purposei ol Governm.tit.
He xva. aci-n.-lomed to _VBB0gP_ first prindplaa. and
xtuh not r.ititied with empty namea aud party rallying
BBM, wbi.'h xvould avail no more in timei of excite
nient to allav a .itation or give confidence to the
people, thaa would the bleatmg of duinh aniinals.
YY'lien anv Government, no mafter hoxv admir.i!',
it- formation, how perfect iu theory, how glorious
and etidearing iti aneociationi, failed to ful.ill its
_n.il mit-eion, its legitiniHte ends and purno-ea, a froe
and in'ellieent people would sulmiit no Ionger to itn
rule. Thnt was a (hantcteristic of our raee, for we
iill ihrae fruiti nrettv nearly the eame t-tt'ek. Ho con
t.-t ,!iil thnt taa South liad an indieptitable ritrht
to change their form of government, and were
ieeaaaaU_e akae to tb. public opiniou of bbUbm and
ik. unpaitial jndimifiit of history. He repeat-*! thnt
thi- xiiis itn euiinently appropnate time to take tho
f_nse of the people of the eoautry. If thev could not
organi/.e the Houie. let them at least elect a tem
I'.iiiiv Sj_.itl.er. and make thoae appropriations m
ceiraivto i-ave the credit of the Government. Tlitn
let tht "tn n -iKn their seati as memberi of this body,
nnd ap] .ul to their conitittienta on the great i|uea
??>! 1 ut the day. He made that MBBBBBBfl in perfect
*._, d laitb. If they looked merely to personal con
viTiiinif aml paneaal intereat they woultl lind
plenty of oMactSoaa, aad no oi;,- would .-.uhject the
eouiitrv to the e.tcitement aml ex|>enHe of a general
election, unleei some great object w;is to he a_888>
pliahed; bntiftkay weia BO to t-eaign und go home,
he believed the new Congress waa W0BU he re
turned vxould beable to organize the very Orat liour
kaBBBB_daA Waa the condition Bf the eountry auch
?m to ii.ll for tbiiextraoi-ilinary remedv I Incredu
loiih gentleiueii, who could not believe thore wai any
danger, who would not hear the liistitnt moauinif
,.f Ihe t, iiir.et-t, nor the treea of the diitant moun
taiu |-uks htrugL'le in the g.ile, who sneer at the ttlk of
l>ir-uiiio'.i. iiidtalk pleaaaatly BBaal hangiug traitors,
mit-'ht not .-iipix-se there was such a neet-emty, but the.
were few. Tbe trreat uiiii-rtty P tl.e people North and
.South believed tbat thk country is in more danger
nt.w th*>. ii baa been for RKenenitton, and were him
cerely de-irniirt of coinpoeing the lectional itrift.
which hai eo long rent and dietracted tho natioii.
The Boatll BBStna peace and seeiirity; they were
wenrv of ittceMunt agiUtn-n. The North said tlie
South wii- th. HuiWtor?Ihe ohl itory >.f Ika wolf and
Ika laiiil'- The South ili.l not interl'ere in th,' hoBP at
iaira ol the North, dtlivered no lecttireeatiaeking their
hoeml u-i,..?.-, cuitonii, and institutk.ns, itirred op no
lie.iit-hiiriiintrs, made 110 BBfMBk lo tbe pae-ioni of
ih.-ir lakarkkj BBBaaea in timee of preeeur.* and want,
eenl no iiirt-ndiarv leiterf or emiesiin.*ti to riMise the
p.01111aaaaBRBfll-P klaaPd P_fc_BBla The South
de.'ire.l .n,!x t.. live 111 iiinitv and fra.ermtl love, nnd
il wi.ul.l ap IBBBBBBd t"r ever, t.n the hrivhtf-nt
p_4.-<-H ol Aiii.iii-an hietorv, thnt the triieel tneii
to th. ConPituiMa which our bakap tr.-nued lad
BBtabliabed with their life-l.lood xveie tlie greal
Nouthern rliUerTiieu. Kut Nortlieni men, who he
i.evnl that ihe iiieiitutiom oi Uie Siuth, upon xvhich
its veix txietture aapaaaVi are riafkl, a bmsbI aud
i,ol'tii-i'l evil iui.i aad a ao__l uloar, wara uuwillin . lo
allow them f, att.'iid to their own dtaBBBfl, That waa
what the S-nth BBRBBt?BBd ?f. i'h. y iai.1 t'i the
North. " We do ii..t xviuii yoai doBMBMI let ua
ak_M." All 'l'-v iirkt',1 xvi.s t'o he let iiloiie; ulid ;-!
Slavery Hif_*-Prt. iim waa the k. I BOp of almoet .ill the
Al-.iliti'.'ii lirades. The _____ waa willing to go
h-ttiie the xv.nld .ii the BBBBfl?1 rer-ord of hi-.orv.
iui.i take the jadgBMBl ?f the 11 _B_BM of tho earth.
Iti concli.iiou he RaaJa urged his proponition, believ
ing it xvould either tend to eompoie exiatingilitti.nl
Bas hy bViwIbBJ Ika South that there is . itti.-i-.nt con
rervati.-) 1 at the North to proteet all her ri^'ht* in the
fntnre, or ihat it would put on colemn tecord the far-t
that in this t*.-at crisiia. when the Anierii'iui people
were rolciiiniv appaalad to to say whether or not they
wiQatTB tliis l nion .'I our l'orel'albers, our brethren
of tbe Korthdeliberately declared that the 1'iiion waa
Rp worth eavini/. Whenever tkat deeiiicn wa BBBa.
il,e < nnrte af ll-.* S-)iitli would he phun, aad _it; t Otlld
i.ue ika vvi'ild in arnis. Jii.-tice and honor would Ix.
,11,1,, her. .ind ln" ht ln vad the (Jodol bultlea would also
Ue mi ber . ii.-.
Mr. AD1.AIN Atiti-I.. Dem., N. J.i said he ye_<-i
? lay ejt.ke ol Uie live Atiti-lx-coniptoii I>.-ni.xrate on
this tloor, who had eutt their votcs for Sneaker for
om- of Ihofa own intmher. The gentleitiitn liom l'enu
-ylx-iiiiia Mr. Iliiknihin aaked what he iiieant by live
Anti-I.ecomptii: Deiii'.'itt.'. In this he ihowed ex
ticiue n-iieitiveiiir. . ainl .-eeui'd tt think he 1 Adrain I
iutend dtoinii-URP thal he lHk__BM) waa not an
A_--I_-OBBtoa Democn.t. lle censured uo m.vi lor
hinxote. I.xeiy iiuui oughl to vote aconiing to the
tlictaii'iof hi. own jud^menf, acd BS he heBST-BRS
saakssl aaary bP tho arfaaapiM on which Maras
elaeteA Ha ahoald kavs aaaa ?lad if Mr* HkteM
had intt mi WOB -.-one over to tbe BapahKeaaa, lor an
Anti-LecoaqBM Da_Boa__ mighl have heen elee'eil.
\ eiitli- id.t nuinhcr ol* votes can he ..iven t,? au
\iit.-l.?. tnjij'toii Democrat, lor Mr. Clark of
fftrm .Hrk, Mr. Pavk of Indiana, or any ..tlur.
Tta IlotiM- cittld thaa ka otgaakad al oeee. Ha w.n
slaatsd as bb Auti __aa_plaa DbbbbpP _bb?B m Ad
iiiin.ftiati<ii, or l.t iompi'.n Democral. The Amerieans
ii:,.l Kt pnbbcans nad. uo noa_RB_Pt. They ikass to
rapporl him in prafereneeto hia competitor, and be
eboultl always fecl grateful to hia political oppon.nts
lor ihe sii|'t)iirl they uhv him in IK.V . lle dillered
iiem Mr. Baehaaaa a ____itot_ai policy, hut tkp xv;te
noevid. BM _M xxu-1 not a Democrat. Ilu BOBePva. it
was tvi.i.ii.e that hu was a Deino, rat, hec.iiisc BS
wai aanaad P tk* Aifa__ktraB >n. Tha sdkor af Tht
Trrnti'ti Awrrtron tai.l he and M.. Kii/L's hitd h-en
t.ii,.-i.-ta tit 1:1 tiieir ttktt hure, aad ikP luither the ___.
poblkani nor DemocraU eotud havs any iault t.. Ind.
Mr. IIK'KMAN ,A. I.. l.et.-i ,Pena.iaaked whether
.Mr. Adrain latataaa aaaraRaaahi?aa thaa D__Boeratic
Mr. aVDI-AlN- I raaaivad m.ue Kepiihlicuii than
Dei: Dfratii- rOtea
Mr. HK KMAN?Did the Iiepahlicani giveaptks
Mr. ADIIAIN?Tb.-y i.ia.le n<> iit.muut.iou.
Mi. IIK'KMAN l>id you n< t BBBBBP grotiud per
f<, t!y aereptable lo Bepooltcana :*t home '
.Ylr. ADl.aYIN add Mr. Uickuian hud not madoafuir
iutereuie. Kvery lnan nhould take eitre of l.ii own
Dietritt. lle bad bb re.-iii lo iatarfpB witli him
Adraia) and hia B4_0k_aaala, as mtk* iminiry ai to
how ba .- tttt I'.v h asp h.-re. If Iie wa? aooaptable to
?Ip .Vl'ieii, BM -Hi'i Iveiuihliciini., it wae heiiiuse he w;n
n Demoerul .nd nothing clie. He had every where
pn chiin .-,1 thal as waa aa _at^Lee__apt_a Daaioerat.
lle iiiilcie.l !i..in tke RepabUeans on the anbjePol
( .-itifr.-een.il tl init-rveiiiion in the Territorie_ Tks
Uepublicuna did nol expecl him to vote wiih their
party. Mr. Ilkkmau wua inlpfaiius iu a matter vxiih
wbich ba had aPhing t?i .ln. H. ufered tron Mr.
Mi'.*. st'd dei'ic.l th-it :h.-i, wen- tWCBtl -three Bouth
IbisIRBM hei, .(v to vote for a Deinocntt.
Mr. MODHK 8. An., Ky.) said Mr. Adrain had re
mirk.'d thnt tln Hooihern Oppuaitioo would not vott
ior u Demorrat. If that waitrue, he had failed to h ive
that MBBJBBP nert.aaary lo obtain the latllpPliBl
He wa* ua.lx to _BXXB04 hoieebetweenthoc;i.idi.lat. s
,,f lb? Ilepuhli'-un and Diiiiocrittic BSBiiss. He S8aM
niuke u "Tioi.-.- between ihe devilttudit wtli h. ILauj_;h
ter.) If the Ant.-I^-iapaaMBXP hav.- a <-hoi. e, let them
.. io. lothe aataPk, and voieforu Democrat in orefer
euce lo a Repiihliean. Tbe geutl.mitti from OmB ' Br.
Co?J iiid, th. other du>, if it had not beeu ior Brown*
rnid, tbe Southeni Oppo iii,.11 nnd Bepoblleana would
lutve f.iriuedan alUnnce. II,- ptroteped that iaeh " r?
II iitk wi. ? wilhout Idi i.-Ih! ou in t i, |.
Bi <.?.'.\ ? -,"v*,'.l '. ie hop. thal Ilu geii'lemau
woold not make any moee ar_raa?e_t_Ue_i oa that
point, M it woold not be chlvaaroos to a M _ ek a man
wbeo he eould have no opportonky to reply.
Mr. MOOBFa?There i* no need of ettacking the
gentleman now, 1 can Ptack him at any time.
II/Mnghter.] , _ ,
Mr. ADKAIN waa in favor ot the eJeotien of a
Speaker hy a majority of votea, bnt would vote for
the | .urality role in U.e event tbe Honae eoold orgao
iro in no other way. if the Hou__.fo.low tbesnggei
tionof Mr. Milee, that wonld lead toadisioiiition of
the I'nion. When the Honse eannot be orgaw/ed ex
cept by tbe plurality rnle, thoee who do not vote for
it are factionnti andf dworgHni/.ers. T1m Anti-I_eoo_tp
.oniici ahould not b. regarded aa diiorgvni/era, as wai
rtiarged by Mr. Miles, nnleii it can be ihown thal
their live votes can eleot a Hpcake..
Mr. (T.AI.K iA. L. Dem., N. Y) deoied that tbe
I.ecompton in ue ii dead, as had been deelared. The
I. coinpta.ii (,'oustitulion wea dead, and it 4eeervcd to
die, and when it died it killed itaauthon.; bot the
Kaniai controTenx ii bjf no raeaniended. Tlie Kngliih
bill, which BMBrJ botb Hon*'i, remaini in full force,
and the application for admission by Kansas, wfiich
will be made as soon us the Houie orgatii:*..-?, will
enonnter that at the threehald. Hefore he could
anexver the interrogatory of Mr. Winslow, he desired
to l? informed whether tbe Deinocratic party of the
Home intend to reeist the applrcution of K inaas for
admiieion. That is a ir.ateriai point which atfecti the
aetion of all Anti-IaecomptoniUt,
Mr. DK JAKNKTTl. (Ad. Detn., Va.,) replied that
thepurpoie of thoee with whota he acted would be
n-.a.fe known when that queetioa couie* before the
lloure. He proceeded to allude to the reaolutiona
unanimoacly pai-ted by the Virginia LaateJaUua, re
t|iieetingthe memlxsreof Con_rees lrom that .State to
unite with tlie conservative eletnent in ihe Hoiuiefor
Ihe ptupoie of defeuting the election of a U'-mibluau
Speaker. Thoie reiolutioni roflect the public eenti.
nieiitof Virginia, aa exprca. sd in public meeting. ia
ni_ctv countiee in that State. The people of
Virginia are deteriuined, in future, to BPBPM
the ohiervanceof theguarant.ee of the ConatiUition,
and replv hr force to anv violationi of them. Tb ii ia
uot the rean'lt of eudden impiilee, hut of long-contin.wf
and careful observance ol theaggreasionsoflhe North.
Thev have vielded to thone aggreaeions for the sake of
tbe I'nion; "hut their expulaion from the common Ter
ritoriei of the tmtion con only be done upon the hy
polheei. that they are nuoqual, and to that they never
will luhmii. This pur|>oee was the only ohject for
which the Kepublican party wasformed. The Repub?
licans indirectlv indone John llrown and indorae the
Hel|terbook. 'He eaid that Mr. Seward itood before
the country hs a perjured traitor, aud this man, his
baadl alained with the hlo(xl of our citi/.em, it waa
proposed to elect aa our Preaident. He might Ix.
Preaident for the North, but never for tbe South.
Mr. JOHN COCHRANE lAd. Dem., N. V.i PM
that the Democrats were not yet prepared to vote for
Speaker, as .Mr. Curry is confinef to hia bed through
?M-BMS. As hk friende were unable to eflect a pair
for him, they xvere coinpelleii aa a laet reaort, to aend
for him. He moved to adjourn.
Mr. COI.KAX (Rep., Ind.) remarked ihat he had
been autborized to paii Mr. Keynolda oil" with a Demo?
Mr. COCHKANE did not conaider Mr. Keynoldi m
tln* MBM poeitiou ai Mr. Currv, politically.
Mr. HICKMAX (___?__ Detn., Penn.; claimed the
floor, in order to move the pluralitv rule.
Mr. BOBITON (Adm. Dem., Ala.) regarded the
course ol Mr. Ilickmaii, in ott'ering P amend the mo?
tion to proceed to t-lection, aa unprecedented and un
Mr. BBIGG8 Rep., N. Y.) wiabed to delino his po
lition. He had been BBBBilad by private letten and
telegrapbic (iiapatchea, and hy a pertou claiming to be
hia conatituent. He had endeavorcd to prevail MM
him to pun-ue a courso cont rary to what ha BB. marke.l
out foi him. -If. A paper at Keeaeville hadejpied what
purpoited to he un oxtruct from Thr. Couner ana _-*_
qntrer, kl which it wa- repreaented that he (Briggs)
said he waa with the Republicans, who took him at
hii word and elected him. The Keeseville editor wae
right when he said that he (Brigga) would acoin to vio
late any honoruble pledge. Hia political poaitiou had
been known to everv man, woman. and child, for the
last twenty years. He waa formerly a Wliix; in lH-Vi
he was elected ae the YVhig delegatc to the Syracuae
Conventicn; but, being . .ttiblicd there wai a uonspira
, v to __B__i_Be that party, he reaMiaad p home.
Tliat xviiB the tirst known of the Republiean party.
He found the Amcrieun party existing, and, iu tne
lenguage of Webster, wbere waa he to go 1 lle was
notlong lieHitating, and conneeted bimaelf with that
party. lle __oaduM politi.al cureer down to the iast
('ongreiiional election. His partj weru unauiinous,
of courae, airainst the Kansas policy of the Admiiiis
trution, aml the Renublicane aharod in tlie oppoailiou.
Eight or nine Kej iihlicau memberi owe their eleciion
to tbe American element. He DBBP theie ;t* BB
Aiucrican, opposetl to the Kanan poli.-y of he Aduiiu
iftrathm. In his Di.trict he was noniinated hy Auieri
08-1 RadaappOttsd by Republiean?. Hia party waa
nct stiflicietit iu number to returu him liere. None
hed ever approttchcii him to aik him to BBBBBM any
poliiy or principle he hiniexcr mainuined. lle never
had said be would vote for a Kepublican here
in I party lenie; bnt he did not say that he
could never aupport such men as Cor_iu or Peu
nington, men of national views, bat not auy
wlio conld indorae the eontimentw Of Hel|x r'e h^ok.
lle believed Uint Mr. Sherman repu.iiated aash aaakV
nient., nnd were it not that he ie r.-ntr.-iiiied hy hii
______ the gentleman lrom Ohio xvould euiphatically
so declare. In reply to John 4 'ochmne'a remarks,
made the other day, Iie defeuded the Americana from
the charge of pros'cription, and, in aupport BfhlsRO
-itioti, |K)inteil to the fact. that the Aniericans ltst
Aiiiumn were the cuiis.* of eleeting one-half the New
York Democnitic State Ticket. He xvas the ouly re
preeentaiive here from the North an an embodimcnt af
American sentimenli, as forming a nucleus around
wbich all Natioual SBPRBBP could rally.
JOHM COCHRANK, in reply, ?ai.l there WM at
the last Full election .1 Ixidy of riatriotie men wbo a;>
pioaclie.l half way to the DSSROSPB? party, and elect?
ed half the Stati* ticket. He aWPiatalaPd hii col
league that thim much wai accompliahed. He 11. k.-d
ilu 111 to he not merely half-way Democrats, hut alto
ntker, su.li 111 he wa?.
Mr. McKEON (Baa., H.Y.), Bakad Mr. Cocbraue
whetlier he acea pted the lhirtalo platt'orm. [ Laui/hter. j
Mr. COCHKANE responded that the purity of the
Dcui.x'iatic party could heareven ihat; hut let me ad
rks the nntlen?_1 to fonahf tkaMssf?a-aadBna
I .ete ot tl:.- ,>;,_ uti.l HOvan.-e to where eahn itnil liet
rer bree/.es hlow. 11_?ni_;hter.J It had beeu anuouueed
wl'i.t iiiotintaina had to he BORBBB, rivere BBPBd, ..nd
niidiiight darkneei penetrated hy thoie who xvere in
HR- af tlie truth. 'i'lieee things beset the 1!h_i
hunieia of Kaw-Torh [lani'hter|, tor th'-v arsadeied
tkroaak btwayi 111.nl ihey raaaasd some beetlimrelitf
lrom which they looked oown OB plaina below and ex
, laimed, " How iroodiy are thy teuta, O, Israel!"
lljiU'.hter.j He made an tfftti to hia friend? on the
oppoeite aiue ot the Houae to reform their polttica, aud
truvel the Hume roittl ue himself.
Mr. STANTON |Kep., Ohio)?What will they tinl
at the end of the road?anv spotla I
Mr.l'Oi'Hl,'\NE?Oh, you will not tind the tieah,
poti Bf Kj'ypf. [laitni'hter.j Yon may tind fhe
promiied land where ?_ iples ate lo.ittd, and where
the lion aud lamh Iie down together. IKoara of
laughter. j You will tind i'. is the DflBBBPacy which
parvadss, and xvill MBB fhe DaBBBa He did not know
iie had made n?e of the torm proecriptive, in apeaking
ol the Amt ricau party, hut if, wai now like diaaolving
liie vit-xvs of the MS
Mr. Cun-y H:tx iit_r heen hroiii'lit to the H8BM from
hkasB room, Mr. COt'llRAM*. wkhdlBW Ml motion
The Houie proceeded to u vote, which resulted as
YVliole number of vol".- 22J Qii.rlea. II
Reeataary ta? chaloa.1 -*| Ii-.m- (lad.). ?
Sliermaii.!,.-.,.., irner. 4
Mi-Cli-nmnd. .t:|Ho,.,t,.n. 3
llocii.'k. -I'/ISc .tt.-riii- . l'i
_?OV. ILinl. .'?* ?IlsMlg1*.
BoSTOB, Friday. Jan. li, IMa.
The .Mi seage of Gov. Hanks, delivered to ilu* l,euin
hiture to-ihiy, mainty IslPM to atliira of the Comuion
weullh, which are repreaented to be in a proe|xjrotu
condition. The Governor devotea some apace to the
prercut exciting Nntionul queation, in which ho aayi.
The repeal of ibe Mieeouri CMBpMMBB WMtka BBSP
eliipeiidoui public Wioag ever coniuiitted in this coun?
try, or ihat BMB vxill ever live to coiiiinil; not hSSBBBB
ol iii * lt. ct ea Kansas, but that it initiated a policy P
vioh bm IneoniiPenl xxiil, liberty or juit f_f*_S*n i
freedom of opinion, ihe interePa of Inlxir, tbe ngtitaol
Siate?, the eoiiulitv oi ihe people, the ..bserva!ic? ot
the ConaUlutlonallimiUrtions, or the perpetuity ot ti.-,
llistitutii.lis. A vi.ilenf policvmi.*? ?"' sushtlitetl hy
violci.ini.aaii..*. Hiaiory provee". und our Utaari
ii?e, utbal of oth.-r uutions. xyill \jrilv n Ihe
people of Mi.rea.hi.seftH, under all circunir,t tn.-es, are
infleMbly op|?m.-,l to, i.ttd will reiut hv ev.-iy
.?i,rii;iiii,.i,.,l right, tbe BRllBMnn ol Slavery, tka IB*
opening of ihe fbieigaaave-traae, tbeconaolidation P
deipotte powei In Ike Fedwal flnTPBBMP. Bi restric
lion upon tha BMa-Bt of tf*j*tk tt the ptass,Maf
opinion. Bbesaaaofthe Govan?MP tho MapaPP
in, interest, State or natn.ii.il, but claima pioteciion for
iill, and ie P ready Io eoneeda the l_g_BB of others as
to Jnainlain herown. She will BBBBBP the t onititu
li,,n iui.i the 1 'ini.ii not l.e._'i_) they are rea|??eledel__,
?hssa, b*t beea_M ahs kuowa their coet audappre
c-ialeitheit value. Ihe Revolutiou bagaa ? Misaa
ihurelli. Here nrose the enrliest ditseneion with the
?Sltlir inaPrr. Here the people tiwt prepared for
revolt. II, r palriaP were tiret proeenbed. Inde
iMliilt lice XkHe liret coiitcmfl'itol. IBSM tell BM BM
marlMhio Iihcrtv. Tha BlP Hrttiab eiiMgn wiu* here
atiui-'k lo Auicii-'..w a sBMa, aod here waitiratuufiule-1
tlie American f__q. We reqnur- na' in-tractie* ajoam
tbe aabject ot oar d-tiee, aad wil. aabaalt to ao i*
fr__g*ment ot onr right., aaid th* Unbo onat fe* are
aerved, and ao moat the State of Mmoof'ibbMM. Tha
?lo vemor fiirther aay a: Nor do I opprehe.r>d that Me
reaeiatie* of the Oovernnient to iu a_e>% *t Pfltij
wil weaken ita boada or load f i ihe dbflflb
tion of tha Uniou. In my jadf-u-ni diaaoia.
tion ii oaa of the evili uot wiiii.i the aoopa
il it be within tbe pnrpoae. of hnma-i power. Thaia
. c itronger and stenier tiea than thoae wharh flflrteg
f i in tbe wieh or will of inlereeted roea. The IVo'lle
eoant ut an indiviii'.le empire. WhoeveT ahall drvide
tbe Miaeiaaippi mu?t poaeeea tbe power to d_8.ipal.nlhe
rollbg tl'Hjd- aud deaiiy-Hte ita Ih-,1, aud t urn back ap oa
themaelves tbe myriad* of bul.bling apriiigs and inoMl
iHin nvulels tbat bare naariahed the fluberof rlreaa
froni tbe time when the evening oad niabfla, aton
flrat aung together. 'Ilie Atlantic roaM ia eoaceptifc-B
of aeparation npon pbysical (vinatdenUion., htrtthe ;
aeaaion of Bnch citie* aa New-York, ItiilailnlaMo, aa4
t pay f'.ui -fittlis of the reveoue or tha (Jrvr
en.ment, wiil be of aufflnent importanoe to hoM to
gether the eaatern line of State*. On whichjioeTr*
aide pvlitical power may be lodged, DmaaluiioB i* aot
among the impending evil* of tliie countrr, bot the
forma of govemment are more imtninent, oad aut
challeuge aenoua apprehenaiona of the frienda oi eoa
Dffeat of Cortiaa.
Nlw-Oklcahs, Kriday, Jan. 9t IBBR
Tbe ateamehip Indianola bu. arrived here, wBh
Browuaviile datea of the 2i imt.
Cortina, witb 500 men, took the City of Rio Oraade
on the 24th ult., killiog a nnmber of citixeai. S-bee
qnently a body oftroop* and I^acgera from Brown* rtmt
atth. knl Cortina, and retook the city after a hard Ifljht,
cnpiuiing tbe guns of Cortina and aixty Merloaao.
Nine Amerieana were killed and aiiteen woonded.
ADicmg tbe latter waa Capt Kord, wbo led the i
('ortiflB. tied at ros* the river.
Arrival of f he Overland Itlail.
8t. Lot is, Friday, Jan. 6, 18BJ.
The Overland Mail, with San Kranciaco date. to BB
lotb ult., reacbed Jefferaon City, M_wouri, ahoM t
o' lock to-d .y.
D. P. Belknap had be__ appointed Admini?U_to* flf
tbe e-tate of ihe lute Scnaior Broderick.
Poar btindred an.1 liftv Indiani had boen captarod'
in tbe Pitt Kiver region by Oen. Kibbe. They arrirad
iu San Krancirieo cn the 14th ult., and were to b9Bat
ou board the brig Jauette, for tronaportiNtioB to tha
Meudocino Keeervat'on, where tha U. 8. Sttperintead
i ni of Ind_.il Altairs had znade arrangementt for thaB
(ien. Totten arrived at San Francitco on tha IBfc
nlt. bv tbe ateamahip O.lden Ai,e. Hia miaaoo araa
un.l.rrtood to be to report to Waihioinon the eoaditio*
of the fort-Gcatiom aud miliury re^uiiamenta of Iha
K. L. Horn, a tokacco mercb-Wt of San Kraaoiseo.
bulbibd for $15,000.
The Demociatic prea* of the State were diic.oaaiM
with aoiTie wormth tbe matter of tbe appoiotoiont M
deU-gat.a to the Charleeton Convention.
The Adminiatration Democr&te, having control of
tlie organizarion of the party, appeured dupoaed to
jvoatpone the calling of the State Convention nntil after
tbe laegialature had eiected a United State. Henotor b
place of Mr. Hrcderick.
Tbe new 1 nted Stites steamer Sa^inaw had joM
been compleled at Mare I-l_n.l. She made a sooceea
ful expenmental trii. on tbe 15th ult.
Arrived at San rranciaco Dec. 15, ahiD Morniafl
Light, from Boeton; bark Ma__rine, from Neweaatb,
N. 8. W.j steamer Ori/.abi, from Panauia.
Sailed from San Kranciaco Dec. VI, ahip Wild Rover,
lort'aJlao; Britiah ship lii-tnleymore, for do.; 9mm\
ahip Warbawk, for do.
An application bnd been made bv Judge Terry for a
mandamua to compel the County Clerk to tranafer the
indictment againat him for killing Senator Brodenek
to the Fourtn Diatrict Court. The case waa argued oa
the tbb. und tbe application refuaed. The cbm wa*
loithvvith appealed to the Supitnie Court
Col. Krcmont had obuiued poaeeeaion of ali tke
iniiie. adjudged to bim by tbe dectBion of the Coorta,
without any violenl collision with the adverae elaita
Advices from Japan by tbe Roaaiun war veaael Na
vick, atate that Mr. Hodaon, Briliah Conaul, had ar?
rived al Hakodudi, and in conjunction with the Roa-iaa
OOthoritba hail made a ..reeeing demand ontheJa
paaBM < lovcrnment to remove ihe reatrictiona plaoad
upon couimerce, which, alter thexchange of diplomatie
notei, had reaulted in tbe promiie that all tlie troabiefl
ahould be renieditd after a little while.
More animaiion iu tho market wasoccaeioned by the
_iiiiv.il ol tb 'Moniing Ugbt, from Boeton; but baai
ueaa bad i-elapeetl into it* old, dull state,. aod the diapo
aition of the whole jobbing trade wa* not to purebaae
a dollar a worth of tnerchandirte iinlea* abaolately nee
oaaaiy to till order*. The reeeipt* of torpeiitm* had
rea.h'cd t! 1,000 jraliona, and holdenihad advanced their
rates. The market waa firm at $1 05.
Caoveinor of Tlarylaadb WaaflBiB.
Baitimork, Friday, Jan.6. 1860.
l'bo Govenior'a Meeeoge waa fra't-tmitted to-iay.
He coiiKratulate* the citizen* on the atate of tho
?inaiicea and tbe proepect of the irmdual abaorption of
tbe State debt by tbe sinking fond, now riaing of flra
milliona. Referriug to the lrauds in the electire fran
thiae, he recommeuda additional legislation, tbakiaf
tbe preaeut proviaions of the coiiatitu'iou and atatute
book are lound to be inaniiirient. He refora to tho
Harper'a Ferry aflair as a reaeon for prompt legialalioa
to eiiiouruge volunteer military orgiuiizatio-Ji, ond od
viaes the thorougfa n-organi/.i'tion of the State militia,
alao, iiiitlier legishition in regard to the free negra
popiiiiitioii. He refera to tbe impriaonment of Kman
uel Myerp, a citizen of Marylund. in I'ennsylvania, oa
tbe charge of kidnapunig. for bringing baek oertaia
fugitive sbive* eaca|>ed from their maitera in Marylaad,
for whom Myers wa* agent. He uaka on appropria
tiou to defray tbe expemte of a trial ou a writ of error
from tbe Supreme Court of Pennaylvania, to teet bo
vdlidily of tbe Pennaylvania act which preaaaMO to
punieh aa crime the lawful recapture of fugitive. froai
-flarylBBd IIoiim- ol I>i>l4*vnti>4i.
Baitimork, Kritlay, .lan. 8, 1088.
In tbe Ilouec of Deleguiea to-day,' Mr. Freaner tn
iroduced reeolntiona that John Shenmm ot any other
"Black Hepuhiican" ahould nol be eiected Speakar,
and tbat il any menilier from this State voted for him
or any such exci'ptionablo candidate, he would forfoit
the respect and contidence of ihe poople ofthe Stofle,
An excited debate euaii.d, in which the viewe of
Baaiy WbBe Davis were di_ct_?-od. He waa de__e_??
ed by' hia Iriends, wbo declared him to be true to Iha
South. The debuto waa pnAirretjeitu.' when the eara
Ivi.iiMte Robb?>ry in Tiarylaad.
BALTDIORB, Friday, Jan. 6, 1W*.
The aiie in Hamilton liaeter's extenaive dry (roott*.
eatabliabment on Ibtltimore atreet wa* robbed, dunng
lait night, of $l,l<io iu notea and ctuvli, and drafwlo
tbe value of $5,000, and railroad bomla for B3,000.
.lamea K. Thom:i?, aaleaman, w_3 arrested to-day oi?
atiapi. ion of foniniitting ihe robbery. Anaaoojaphca,
name.l William Jonea, bai uot yet been arraatod.
Ohio lii i.i i.i i al Ir Slate CBBrojalla
ClBCUBBI i. Friday. Jan. 0, IIR*.
Tbe Ohio DiflB0.l-.il State Convention met at
Columbua yeaterday. Tbe Hoa- WUltam B. Wood.
preaided. , , ? .
lt.aolntioD* were ad.-ptad by a large n_M<)rit-de
cliiiiugSleph.u A. Dougla* i he fnvonte of the Ofcuo
Henio-ratv, and ittatrueiing the delegates to tha
Charleetoti t'onvontion to caat their entire vou for
The Convention eiected tbe following gentlemeo aa
ilt-leuate* io ihe (Jhailestou Coiivontion. (.eorva K.
Tugb, D- P- Bho'lca, (S.-orge W. Mct'ook, and H. J.
Tho Ottawa KcMiicn.
(hii Ai.o, Krid.iy, Jan. ti, 1860.
Two of tbe Ottawa reocaoiB were brought beforo
Jadgo Dniinuiond of the I'nitcd Statea Ct)urt yeeter
dor. A motion waa made to nuaah the iudietMaat,
which will be argued this moniing. Their bail waa
lixcil at $1,500 each, which thev declinad to give, aod
thev were reniandcd to jail.
Arrtat for PanNing < omilcrleil
Bkantkobd, C. W., Kritlay, Jau b, MBB
A mun luinu d Jflflflfh baBJflfd waa arreMedveaMrdaf
al Part*, C W., f.?rt.ae*ing|6,000in cotinterfeit morery
on the Hank of PhilMdelphia, b St. laoaie, laat a-oalB
llia exauiiiiatioii is BBB going ou here, and BB Bpplj?a
t on will be made lo the Government for the aurrendM
tl ihe prieoiier under tbe Aahburtoa treaty.
Fire al RareBB-R. .
Cim ibbaii, Friilay, Jbh. *. ' mW'.
A fire at Kuvenna. Ohio, thi* ar .rninf. mtmtaym*
ibe i'rentia* Houae, l'rauti-* J- Hopkiaaa "anb*B*
Heckley ? atove atore. Iaoaa r**.000| tmnVwi ?u,?wm
CiBCiaaan, Friday, Jaa. ?-_.-*.__
,ludMe .loeepl. H-rker, lh*. oldd w^?tf^.t.
Oh,o. -bd Bt hi* reeidonce ia hewport, abovfl ?"?
a, tbia UiNtruiiirf.