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TKU It K 11 A LT E, 1 N D. EDXESDAV JANUARY 23.1SC1 ' 1.1IÜ1 MASS .tltKli.MJ. Pursuant tn a cat published, an immense D amber of ibe cinzms of Vigo eouniy, ir respective of party, met in the Court House, in ihe city cf Terre Haute, oo äatuidsy. the I9ih of Janusry ISGl, at one o'clock, forth purpose ot considering the perilous condition of the country. Th. meeting was called to order by Dr. Exrm Read, whereupon Colonel Cookerly mured that the Hon.. Wk. K. Ed-w aid act aa President, aod Eratus Church, Jona II. O'Boyle, Andrew Stevenson and John Crew at Vice Presidents, aod the meeting oncerred io the motion. O'u notion of W. B. Kroojbhitf, Johl B Haget. Isaao if. Brown aad Jamee J). Ed- nunda wert appointed Secretaries. TL President Laving explained the ob ject of the meeting io a few eloquent aad patriotic . remark, the Ker.. Dr. Gordon waa called upoa to opaa iba meeting with prayer, which be did ia a Ter impiessive and satisfactory asanuer. Oa motion of Col. Duwling, it following loomiuee of elavea was appointed bj tbe eh-ir to report resolution and business for tht meeting: Col. Thee. Dowling, Jamee Farriogton, O r Cookerlj, W B Krumbhsar, John P. Baird. H D Scott, J B OieyrJ H Hager, E B Allen. C II Bailey and Joseph S Wal lace. Duriag tad absence of the committee, at the call of the ueeileg, eloquent and patri otic epeechea were nr.de bv Ex Go? Ham mond. RX Hudson, F-i . Job W Jones, end Lucitj '. u The committee, t ..iiLg. their chairinaa, tuade mg report, the readies of which Col. D. prefaced with appropriate remark. slating that the com mittee was unanimous io recommending the resolutions, Ac. The people of Vigo county, without dis tinction f party, and utter) j rejecting all desire to force mere party opinions upon the country alibis time, bare met together, in the spirit of concord and patriotism, to consider the pretest alarming condition of oar National affairs, and to wake known their opinions ibereoa. Ia view of the fact that the peace, prosperity, and happi esa of the People are endangered the harmony of the States disturbed and the cociiona&ce of tht Federal Union itself threatened with dissolution; and, also, io view of the fact that in no part of the eo hd try bare the people a deeper aad more asting interest io the preservation of the Union than ia the Wabash Valley, which has ever foLt a market at tbe South as Well aa the North; aod believing that our people, both from conviction and duty, desire to maintain friendly relations with all sections ef the country, and to preserve the Federal compact ia the spirit in whtcb it was made aod established by our fa thers; therefore, Retolttd, That it is the highest aim, and the most imperative duty of patriotism and philaatbropy, to preserve the Union of the Siatee in all its integrity, aad maintain the Federal compact in its apitit; and that in the true aod boosat sentiment of frater oa! lore and justice, as well as fidelity to the National Union, it is demanded thai 5 all honorable means, and exert evsry rightful power, to defeat the purpo ses of those whoe spirit and acts endanger the one or impair the other. Retttoed, That it is the duty of all good cilixen of all paru'ci aod section, to urge open Congress a prompt aod liberal settle ment of the questions which now divide aad separate tbe North and the South, aod by concession, compromise, and a tolerant indalgeoceof every practical interest, give assurance to tbe coopiaiiog States that 10 wrong is intended to their material in terests by the present or incoming Admin iairations; and that each amendments aboald be made to tbe Federal Constitution aa will forever banish from the Hallo o Congress, aad from the political contest of this eoaatry, the exciting diffusions which sppertsin to African slavery. Retoleed, That Indiana ha ever been faithful to the requirements of the federal Constitution, and we repel, with a proper pirii of iodrnation, tbe charge that any of our law, have ever been framed with the perpose of impedinsr or nullifying any law of Congres, or aoy enactment made iu pursuance of theCecuiititioa of the United 8ia:es. Retohed, That we are warmly attached to the Federal Constitution that wed., ot reeognix- in the diversity of our insti tutions any eaje of conflict between dif ferent Stau; out, on thecontrary, we deem the varieties of climate, soil, productions, domestic institutions, industry, mode of Cboogkt th rougbout cjr -r "enrled ceuolrr, grounds e. peiftct Uaioo. and tin laws or enactments, and te re-establisb. thereby, fraternal feelings ia all sections of th country, y ' ' Re lord, That should Congress be aus. ble to agree oa any just compromise, or fail for eey reaasa to do so. Hi the doty of tht Legislature, now ia sessloa, te pro-' vide by law- far a Convention of the peo ple af thia State, to the aad that delegate may be appoiated to a Convention of tbe Border Statss, Slave aod Free, and the po sllion, authoritatively declared, which In diana shall assume in the perilons eriis now upon the country. , . Retohed, Thai the free navigation af ibe Mississippi, aad the nse of it aa a public highway for tbe Northwest, can aever be surrendered, and that we will do all that can be done to leave that right for the geo erationa which m.iy fallow us, aud be quratb it to our ehildrsa as the legacy of their fathers. It was the highway of ear fathers, and it must be thai of eur sons. Rttoloed, That a copy of the foregoing preamble and retol r.iens be forwarded to our Senator aad Representatives io the Statt Legislature; 'aid aluo, to our Sena tor aad Representatives is Congress,' and that they be requeued to present the aame to tho bodies of which they are members, and advocate the plan of adjustment here in proposed. Pending the adaption of tbe resolutions, conciliatory and eloquent speeches were made by Col Cookerly, lion II D Scott, Wco Mack, Esq.. aad Jobs P Baird, Esq. The questioa being upon tbe adaption of the report of the cammitttee, it was concurred ia, only two votes ia the nega tive. On motion of H D Scott, the city papers, ibe Indianapolis Seatiael and Joonal and the Cincinnati Commercial and Enqsirer were requested to publish the proceedings of this mestiog. The following sentiment was read te tie meeting by Rev. Dr. Gordon : With unwavering treat io God with the universal prevalence tf the spirit that animate thia meeting with the memory of onr beloved Wsshiogton with the Stars and Stripes waving OTer us the Union will be preserved. Tbe sentiment produced deep feeling, and waa unanimously eoacurred in A benediction waa pronounced by Kev TP Gordon, aod the President declared the meetisg adjourned, tine dit. ff. K. EDWARDS, Pres't. Jrbo B. Hager.) J. B. Edmunds, Secretaries. I. M. Brown. e- From Onr Chicago Correspondent CHlcaooJan. 17, 1S6I. MaJ Ezraxss: Events crowd upoo a rapidly that one tcarcely feela like coro mittlng his thotj'.is to writing, lest lb matter should become old before he reach e the end of his sheet. liut however facu psaay change prtnerpie- d not; an4 it well for oa, in times of i'iucal coracaotioo, to recur to the principles which tie at the foundation of our government; to atudy its atructure, aod to rednee ite principle to practice.; If w do thir, there i little dau ger that we hall go wrong. A portion of th States composing the Federal Union claim tbe right to withdraw from it, and thus te destroy the govern ment. Among the advoeaieo of the right ef accession, none have presented theargo raent with greater force, so far aa I have observd,than IIoo. Wm. D. Porttr ef South Carolina. He is tbe author t a tract, put forth dorm the late Canvass, the abject ol which was urge the lave States to ae cede, in tL evsut ot tt.e election of Mr. Lincoln; 1 he npeech of Mr Doagtas, at Norfolk, iu which Le dec!ired in tbe strongest posaibla terms, in fafoi both ol tht right and tie duty tc repulsion ia eaeaSute attempted t t-cede waa the occasion of the j wNicati i ibis trset. It was, in form, a tepiy to Mr. Douglai speech. He tau-a hi-, position thus: "Our doctnae u, that the Slates before the adoption cf the Cori itulion were sov ereign and iodepeitJei.i J bst lb Federal Union is a acioo ui Sialos, and that the Constitution is a euvcuant or compact be tween them, and the fundamental law of their union; and that inasmuch as th cov euantor compact was between sovereigns, and there is no uaipire or common inter preter between them each has the right to judge for itself of infractions of the contract, and to determine for itself the mode and measure of radress." Bays the writer, in pursuing bit argu ment: "It is a common error to suppose that the delegation of what la recognised aaa part of sovereign power makes tbe recipi ent a sovereign, and derogates in the same degree from the eovereiguty of the bestow er." This is the key note of all the discord we fiod among the writers aod speakers ol this class. It is a total misapprehension I as to the nature of sovereignty. They seem to think that sovereignty is a Istent pnuci I pie, occupying some such a relation t the I body politic ae gravitation or magnetism does to solid bodiea. It can never leave them, but it may operate through certaiu agents, and may be recalled at tbe pleas ure of the bestower as a power of attorney may be revoked by the constituent. Such abetrcctiuoe may, to tbu minds of these philo sectioaista, have aome defloUe eigaifiealion, bu practically they nulluy government, and end in anarchy. Ifyau i ask a man of common sense What is eov- fhe argument, that the people of the Stales acted . separately, io making aud adopting the Constitution, ie relied oo as conclusive. Suppose, say theaecessioniaU, t State should not elect Senators or repre sentatives to Congress, what then become (federal sovereignty? And we ars aktd, with exulting assurance, as if the question were unanswerable: "Can the federal gov ernment compel the Statea to elect Sens tor aad representatives?' Well, suppose Egypt in Illinois, or "the Pocket" In Indiana re fuse to elect senators aod representatives, ha the Sta'e any power to compel them to do so? Hew shall men be compelled to vote if they do not please to? In either case the act would be revolutionary, and that in all there is cf it.' , The argument to my luind,. establishes the position beyond a reasonable doubt that the federal government is, within its phtre, sovereign, and that it is bound, last like any other, government, t ruaio aio its existence at all bsaards; that resis tance to its authority ia rebellion, aod must be pot down. These principles have been but lilt)' .discussed among as, for the Union sentiment has been so nearly unto- liuoue that ihera has baa a no occasion for tt. But wbea rebellion, rtnptni at the Seuth, finds so many ayospathiaers among as, it is time for the people to institute a thorough and .rigid scrutiny iototht na ture et their government, t nnderaiand its principles, and whereter ita principles lead to follow with undonbting confidence. 'I rest. Tb military Cnamlaslona. Governor Hammond, while in office, oa application, filled the vacancies io the of fice of Brigadier General iu the eleven dis tricts in the Stato, and io strict compliance with the law, commissioned the field and laflf officer appointed end recommended hy those officers. Governor Hammond, and Mr. Dunham, the la'e Secretary of State, while in office made out, and signed, and placed the aesl upoo about three hun dred of these cnmosinsions, and recorded ! Slr.Morton toox tb Governorship, Mr. : ereigntj? he will answer, It isthepower to Peelle hsvms; succeeded Mr. Dunham in ; a-overo. The iirc of sovereignty i the office and took possession of the comnii- i r ' ' r . si .n yet remaining io the office uncalled ! r7 nature cannot be. There can for. Yesterday, some of the appointees be no government without magistrates, be ent tbelawluUert for issuing the com- lnfy one or tLany; and sovereignty, or the sniaaions, but tboy were found inissin' J . , . Tbe Secretary said Governor Morton had Power to goTrn. consist of the conces- taken there iav. On nppl.eatiua to Gov- sions which the people make of their iodi- ernor Morton, and tender el the fees, he Vdual freedom, for the common benefit of refused to deliver the comaisiioos, aaying ! ,, 0 . ... ....,. . ,,,.., . ... ... . 11 Snvereicrntv is not. thereiore. a latent . - - - J - -1 r that a the law would be repealed io a few j day, be would not give the up. Sentinel. The Sentinel Las never beea remarkable for a disposition to suffer tnartyrdota for truth's sake, anJ its indiposition eis no better just a fst.1 as its power declines. In regard to the military commissions it is raibar more than usual in error. Every eommittiun ittuei cecording te late, is ready for the person entitled to it en application, ai at payment of fees. Those iued with out authority of law have very properly principle remaining ia the people. It doet not begin to exist until it has gone forth from them; is granted, conceded. The concessions may be greater or less as the people choose. I a an Absolute Monarchy all power, legislative, executive and judicial, has been conceded or osurp d. Under a constitutions! gorerouent the people retsin more, er rather concede been stopped bv Got. Morton, tbis is the less: and etp-cially in a Republic, tbe con whole eae in a few word. But "telling eeion, ar-.ch more limited than in TA ill i not lelio z everything," Dr. What ey . , w.u. .u t . D says..,,dtogMeabetterideaoftheaffa.r,!olt" formsi whatever the ferro of N we ill tell a little more. i government, political aovereignty consists vuMo a little more than two months of tbe conceded power, nothing more, noth Gov. Ihrrruon A has issued no leea than S S.ate Oiintia. erer erne Io Democrat: 8oeh ! In lb atroetore of the American Union, a Mood of appointments, in a department so likely to play an important part in the affmso! tbe State, made by aa urcideulal Governor, in a Iwt months' administration, It queer, to st.y the lesst. Why should how, and to whrro, was tbe power f gov rnment conceded t It was conceded to two sepsrate and distinct bodies of magis trscy.and none of the powers granted to Gov. Hammond seek, as bis psrly pas.es J one was granted to tbe other. The coos- aolatioo, ia whole or iu out of power, to fill the military depart meet of the State with officers of that re pudiated party t This was his evident, and, we believe, avowed object. At least it is very plainly avowed ia some of the letters oo file in the Secretary of States omce, urging tn appointments. If Le meant only to keep up a proper organizs tion i a tbe depsrtment, how cornea it that no man not a Democrat ha beeo found fit to bt an officer ? If he meant to force the majority ia the State to submit to the mil itary control "of the minority, be acted wim willful disregard of dutr. Whatev er he meast, his acvioa tended either to t e establishment of a military force hoe tile to the Stats government, or to the de moralisation r f tbe force by destroying pub ic confidence in its management And in either case it was the duty of Gov. Morton to arrett his injudicious policy, not to give it a harsher aame. This he did, and the people will sustain him in it To da so be hum simply required that cm missioas not varraaud by law shall not be issued. This would have ben bis du ty if there bad beeo bo partisan trick to be accomplished by tbe defeated scheme, but it became doubly bis duly when be saw ! u. Uüv. batbtuond e purpose was to put a minority of tbe btnte io absolute command .lueutly disastrous to all our interest, and as de tructive of civil aod religious liberty throughout the world. Retoivtd, That we deny the constitution al right of any State, or any portion of the people thereof, to secede f.om tht Union. and that we are equally opposed to nullifi cation at the North, and secession at tbe Boa lb, as violalire of the Constitution of the Called Statte. " JLtudtei, That while we recognise the pewer aud duty of the Federal Govern aaeatto protect the property of the United State by all constitutional tnSL, jet as the employment of military force by the Federal Gorernxetl to cosree submission rf the seceding States, will eventually plnnge the country into civil war, and for tier prevent tht accomruo iatio of (he fearful ieeua bow befor the country; , therefore, esrue.tly entreit, not only the FeJeral Government, but the seceding States, to stay the hand of roilitsry force, till the Pep!e of atl tht Statea can be heard from, and tbe voice of reason and patriotism ahail lake the place of pataio, violence, and the bloady arhitrsment of the s were. Resolved, That it is ;be prompting of patriotism, aad the dieta'e of wisdom, to aaake an earnest attempt to save the Union by conciliation aod eoneessioo ; aad, there fere, m tbe spirit of compromise, we are wiljjog to accept the amendments te the Constitution proposed by tbt members of Coagreee from tbe Boeder Statea, or eey ttktrftir me raare, which shsll be satisfac tory to the States composing tht American Uaien, believing that mere personal opin ion should oow bead to tbe over ruling ne cessity of preserving tho Government from disselutioa. Rtooloed, That it is tht daty of tht Le gislate re of every State in tbt Uoion, which baa pasted laws to obstruct tr em berras the return of fugitive alave. or to t at drlanct any lawa of Congress oo t b bject, te immediately repeal all auch rith ef the tuililsrr pawvr of the Stale, out regard to law. In exasining tbt commissions it wa found that in a irrest many cases the law had not been complied with, .aad the eon. missions Were stopoed. In one case it was found that an tUa(eotnrairor. aa Colonel had been issued to Ballard Smith, a asters- hi irtrtsieaiif, who is aa open advocate, and we belies e tbe author of the Canuelton treason, wbicb aims to divide Indiana, aod jHacn a part of it to tbe South. Tou comn-T-sion was granted uiiMut the record mendatioo ef th Brigadier General, re quited by law. Smith's letter asking the commission shows thia fact Consequently the Governor disregarded the law te give ao important attutary post to aa avowed abettor of treuon. v e desire tht seotnei to give ibis unpleasaat fact a good hard chewiag, for it contains nutriment lor prof itablt reflection, A commission of like raak was given to Ü. W. Voorbees, who has repeatedly expressed bis sympathy with South Carolina, and hi contempt for his own Slate. Such men have no busioeta in that arm of ihe Stata to which we oo soon be eomcelled to look for the preserra- tioo of tht gc reroraeot. We tay emphat ically thai Gov. Morton ha deoe rtgh . aod he will le sustained tetne last by th people in bin eßjrts to keep the militia o the State freia bing asouopolixe!, te di$- rr gar do J th es, by a minority party, an-i by men in notorious sympatny wan trat tor. Ind. Jturnml. s MiiibTsauL 'The Congregation of tho First Baptist Church, North Fourth street' have)ecurd the services of the Rv.Jeseph örown, form illy of Springfield, Ohio. Tbe Springfiild Newt of Janssry 8th, Ihn notices hi removal from thai city : ' Tht Republic, of Mondar, containi tbe ft Hewing reference to Rev. Jossph Brown the sentiment of which we cheerfully en dorse : The Rar. Jtpb Brown, tht faithful psstor ef the Baptist Caerch of thia city, for maay year, has wj leara, accepted a call le tbe pnsterate of the Bsp. ist Church ef Terra Haue, lad., The reopU of this city have formed a stroii attachment for Mr. Brown and bit excellent lady, and part with them with plement of aovereignty rests in two gov eromenta, Federal and Slate. The power to levy war, Io make treaties, to acquire Territory, ard the like, were conceded t the Fcdersl Government. The law, ma king power relative to contracts, marriage, descent, wills, aad -privat right, is eon- ceded to the State. Sovereignty itia ita very nature abso lute aod execlutive. There is a difficulty in finding tbe precise line, wbicb divides Federal from State Sovereignty, owing to the inherent defects in all human institu liens; but in theory, where State sovereign ty ende, Federal sovereignty begins. They do not overtop each other. Thus, the Con stitution declares that it, and the lawj of the United S'atee, made in pursuance of it,'ha'I be the supreme law of the land, anything in the Constitution or law of aoy State to the emtriry netwithstand IDg. But, it ia said that the Conatiulion wan wot formed by the people of all the States em mutt, but by certain delegates re pre. seating tbe States Secessionists seem t forget that this position is in direct coo Cict with their darling adbstractioa that sovereignty never departs from the people. As stated by the writer already quoted, '-Government is simply an sgener or in- sirumentality, Thej (tbj peo ple) delegate the necessary powers and au thorities; but delegated power is oever sovereign, for sovereign power is inherent, original, and self existent," Tbia is alt! mut. Tht forming of the Constitution was an exercise of sovereignty; and if aov ereignty never depart from the people, then the people did that act. Tht plaia and simple troth is, thst what a eaaa deee by an agent ia aa asuth hit owa act at i, he did it ia peraon. Tht aevereign att of creating a government, whether done by tht ptople ea mam, or bj tbtir cbtscn delegates, is their act. But, it it farther assumed, that the act of creating tbt Federal Government, whether done by the people ia parson, er by their delegates, waa, at all tf entt, ao act of the several capsciliss. What dif ference dee that make so longa it was sovereign power that was granted ? Let ne lake a familiar object for Ulestrattoo: Tbt eoromoo black waloet ia a nut with aa outward shell. It represents tbe eem plement of sovereignty, tht ant being Statt sovereignty, s;,d th shell, Federal a government withia a Government, nei ther fully eivereigo, bat both being tho re pository of all lovtrtiga power. - Tht creatiog or constructing fereea ceme from a commoa source, but tbsy are deposited in different layers. If you break tht ahtll you have violated the law of ita cohesion at raceh as if you had broken tht But, or bolb. " The eeeeseiooist would take the hickory nut for bis illustration; tht nut beiog solid, but tho shell baring satare which divide iato aeveral parte. Bat hart art tbt sutures ia tbt Federal com. R'psrtslibe Baakaf the atiaite t Indianst. Te the Ihioreble Speaker ef the House ej Keprtoemtativeo of tho Stute of Indiana: In compliance with tbe requirements of ibe chsrter, I herewith submit a statement' of the coudition of the Bank or the State ol Indisna ea the 17lh of November last; an! as, since that time, tbe couatry has been passing through a severe financial panic, and the people of th Slate may desire to know what is the present condition of the Bank, I deem it proper to submit it, also, with a statement of the affair on the. 31 t ult: By the statemeut of Nov 17, it appears that tbe Bank ' had, in notes and bills un der discount $7,790,315 89 In banking houses aod other rales;ate 263 949 83 On deposit in eatru banks. 656 458 4 Oo deit in western banka 363 ,7 U5 62 In remittances and other cash items 115.163 811 In notes ol other banks... ... UilAi 00 In gold and silver l,Srl7.368 22 And that its liabilities to ibe public were a follows : -lote in circulation....... $5,753,610 00 Due to other bauks 43, 'JO I 26 Due to depo-itors. I,lb6.870 Iti Other lisbilitirs 54,9:23 57 On tbe 31st ot December our condition was a follow : - afXAKS. N'etes and bills discounted. $6,667,826 30 Banking bouses and other real estate 234 217 01 On deposit in Eastern basks 5f'J6)3 63 Oa deposit in western banks 2G7.630 &5 Remittances and other iteuss 4ct,47l 0G Notes oo other banks 321, i JfO uu Gold and silver 2,102.059 CO LIABiLITIBI. Notes in circulatioa $4,853,372 00 Due other bank 41.343 ÜÜ Due depositors... 975,107 71 Oiher indebtedces 50,176 CO From whieh the followiDg comparison is instituted: Note and bills discounted. Novemberl7 $7.790.315 89 Drtto, December 31 t677,t26 3D Decrease in discounts 1,112,4!"9 59 Lastern bxcbnng Nov 17... 656.455 AH " " Dec 31... Decrease in Eastern Exch'e Western Exchange, Nov 17. . " " Di'C 31.. Decrease in Western Exch'ge Uemittaocea, 4c., Nov 17.... " " Dec 31.... ecreae in Remittances, Ac. ctes of other banks, Nov 17 n.ult Increase of same. . ........ Specie, Nov 17...... 5P5.üu;i 63 70.554 85 39 905 367,630 85 3.274 77 115 16J Ml 43 471 VQ GG.632 74 217,429 00 221,190 00 3.76t 00 1.017.363 3j Specie, Dec 31 2,102.0 9 60 Increase of specie 1H4.691 3H Circulation, Nov 17 5.753 610 00 Dtc31 4,853 3:2 00 Decrease in circulation 9 Oo .23d 00 Due other banks, Nov 17 ... 45,u91 26 " Dec 31.... 41,343 31 Decrease of indebtedness to other banks ." 4.641 95 Due depositors, Nov 17 l,18G,b70 lb " " Dec 31 975.107 71 Decrease of indebtedness to depositors 211.762 47 Other liabilities, Nov 17..... 54 923 57 Dec 31 50.176 (j6 Decrease of other liabilities. . 4,746 97 Totsl increase of cash means. 43.930 U2 Decrease of liab.lities 1,121,389 3if The present disturbed state of our nat ional affairs, and tbe well grounded appre hension which exist, that the country mi) ere long be involved in tbe greatest of a political calamities, civil war, necssaril creates anxiety in the minds of our people ia regard to the financial interests of th State. 1 have no hesitation ia ssying that those interests were never in a sounder con dilion than at the present time. .The peo pleof no State . ia the (Jnioa are. financi ally, in a better condition to meet the po litical crisis, that now seems inevitable, than tbe people ol Iodiana. In whatet er trial may bs before us, the Bank of tht Slate will do its whole duty in sustaining tbe high fiaancitl credit of th State. , The pledge We have made to fern lQ tbe people of Indiana with a btnk ante circulation "always convertible into Coin at the pleasure of the holders.'' will under all circumstance be faithfully fulfilled II.McClllocb. Presideat. Indianapolis, Jsn. 10, IfCI. STATKMEWT OPTHE BAJtK OPTHR STATU . OF 1NDIASA, KoTiaiM, IT, l0. Till anil notes difeouuteJ t7,?90,3l5 0 ninniin nuu- sni tinar real esiale ZO.,v49 (9 Ka-tor oteana... .... SVMS4 4 Other bank batsncer... 3ti9,!'5 6i Tranch balances 1031 89 Reralt'ces is. otbsr Hams 113,163 80 4,15J,U9 19 5etes of other batki.... 917.4f90 Geld an4 Stiver 1.0104 1,134 707 IM I, IK.' IB ereai reluct sC All will a sitt with oa ia bear y wisbea lov taeir nee .n, aspp:oces aaa ucfii i wv ... TiUs.t'rsikln. tbt field of Vhristiaa labor to which tht P T T,B rt 11 19 8tr lhiD kaftbetn enlltd. li tat oaly 1st m a atlt, I USBIUTISS. Capiul stock. . f. .. jjeji c Rurnlas fand 738,9 SM front an loss 37,031 so Inilsldoat deposits.... 1,I0 7 le Due other saaks. ....... 391 0 I'nelslmed dividends .. 99730 Certificates, Ac. SS tttOT Ct r c a la U a a . 1 .'. J. '. V. . . .' S 950,7 1 9 OO Lesa notes la tbe alter aatebranchas 107.10100 5.7 J3, 5 into Ill.lH 19 sjrM.ra: id 187,753 01 1 TO .tl G R U Jt Jt 1 0 ,1 1,. WasBiKSTOir,eran.21. HOUSE. Mr Lovejoy ' asked leavo to preaeot a memorial from certain Methodist clergymen of Illinoi. r Mr Burnett I cbjrct, let them attend to tbeirown business. Mr Florence Let us hear what they have to say.. , , ,; . ; Mr Uurnett I. think Congress capable of managing the legislation of the country, and with due respect to the clergy , I think Ihvy ought to attend to the busicess within their legitimate sphere, ap&rt from politics." Mr Lovejoy The memorial asks for pro tection from religious persecution. Oce j Methodist clergyman has been banged in ' Texas simply for his religious opinions.. Mr Burnett I have no objections to tbe memorial beiog laid ou the table; it was so ordered. Mr Florence presented memorials from Philadelphia, signed by citicens of all parties, incladiog soma who voted for Mr Lincoln, asking for an adjustment of the difficulties, oo the Crittenden plan) The Speaker laid before the House a letter signed by the Alabama delegation, withdrawing from further participation io the deliberations of the House, in conse- qaeoce of tbe secession ot that State. Mr Howard, a Michigan, allied leave to iiiroduce a resolution to give the select committee on the President's special Mes sage, leave to it during the session of tbe House, with leave to report from time to time, at their discretion. . Mr Winslow objected. MrColf.x introduced a resolution for a suspension of mail facilities in seceding States. Referred to the Fot Office committee. Mr English offered a resolution that the eoicroitiee of 33 be instructed to take nec essary measures io carry tbe Crittenden 1 compromise into practical effect, aod mo ved a suspension ef the rules. Lost, 67 to 92. Mr Enghih wished tht country to notice that the Republicans would not allow a vote. Mrörow The Republicans will vote when they choose. On motion of Mr Morris the committee on the Judiciary was instructed to inquire into tbe propriety of amendiog the neu trality laws, to prevent military expedi tions being allowed to aid seceding States. The report of the committee of 33 came op, aod Mr Corwin addressed the House He said the withdrawal of a State does j not necessarily make the enforeement ot the laws subversive of peace, and showed that Persoual Liberty bills do not affect the rights of the South, arguiag that laws for tbe recapture depend on the federal courts; such lsws having been approved by tbe ' Supreme Court reader tbe opposing State laws null. South rn newspapers and orators have magn-fied a hundred times imagioary dan gers apprehended from tbt Republican Administration; be showed the frara ot amendment to the Constitution to the det rimentof ihe South, by Republic:.., were groundless, saying twelve ruort- free Ststes were necessary to furnish tbe requisite votes for such an end. The committee propose as an amend ment, that any change relative to slavery be dependent on tbe action of every Stale asking, what more is demsndedThe showed that tbe condition of a large portion of the Territories precluded slavery; slavery is alresdy established in New Mexico; why cot admit berat once, thus banishing for ever this firebrand; if these difSculties are Dot removed be would not attempt to lift the curtain from the South and the conse quence which may ollow the prevailing delusion. Mr Millson said tha worst aign was the levity with which disunion was regarded; he had been asked if Virginia should sub mit to Liccoln; be said no, never, because Lincoln must submit to Virginia and other Slates which" framed the Constitution, which limits th power to be exercised; whoever receives a majority of the electoral votes saust, under the Constitution, be President; he saw nothing in the Personal Liberly bills justifying dissolution; there was a disposition in the Nortbsrn Legisla tures to strike them from the statutes; the South was apprehensive cf the future; the Urritotial question was already settled by exislirg laws, settled by the Constitution, and settled in favor ef the South, aod therefore supposed no dsnger was appre hended from that source, and consequently there was no justification in dissolution; he wonld have Virginia defend her rights secured her br the Constitution to the lat end; but some State's rights men want her to throw away theae blessings, it only to show her right to do o; be thought South would soon be changed, and be thought it mise Carolina, instead of withdrawing, should TJsa Baaiat wf sue Kate. . Wt publish this morning tht report af the Bank of tht State, showing its condit ioa on the 31st of December last, and a comparative exhibit of it condition be tween that date aod tht 17th of November previou. Thi atatement exhibits the eff ects of the financial and political paaie during that period. Tht report abowt a decrease in' discouots of $1.112,489 59, a decrease of circulation of $900,138, a dt ereav of all liabilities of $1.121,389 39. and I &4.C51 35 i ncrease of specie. Th circulatioa oo tht 31 t of December was $4.53,372, aad tht speeit on hand $3,102, 053 60. .. , Tho baak is evidently ia what if termed a strong coaditioo, and ia fall prepared te maintain specie paymeata la almost any contingency that may oocur. have held a Convention with confederate States and made known her grievances and her purpose to withdraw; but having with drawn should not be coerced in any form; he advocated a Convention to see what should be done wiih the seceding States; he approved ihe general tone of Corwin' specb, while he dissented from the admi. sion of flew Mexico; he deemed her unfit lor so responsible a position. t He concluded with ao earnest hope that the Uniou would still be preserved, and receding Statea be restored to their original position. The following ia the letter ef the Alabama representatives announcing their withdrawal: WaaaiNfTON, Jan. 21, 1861. Hon Wm. Pennington, Speaker of the House ef Representatives: Sir: Havisg received information that the S:ate cf Alabama through a Convention repretcslinar her sovereignty, baa adopted and ratified an ordinance by which she withdraws from the Uoion of the U Statea f America, and resumes the powers here tefore delegated to the Federal Government, it is proper thst we should communicate the same to jrou, and through you tj the Ifouso of Representative over which yoa preside, and aaneuaee oar withdrawal from tbe farther deliberations of that bdr The eausea wbicb, io the jo Jgmenl ef our State, render anch action necessary, need not relate. It is sufficient to t tr that daty requires obedience to onr sovereign will, and that wt shall return to our homes, sustain her action, and ahare the fortuuea of 4ur people. We have the honor to be, very respeefsl y, your Obedient servants, OEOROES. HOUSTON. 8YDESHAM MOORE. 1 DAVID CLOPTON, james s. prjan, " V J.L.M. CURRY. JAS. A. 8TALLWORTH. ' The communication was laid on theta b!a in order t be printed. Adjourned. SENATE Mr. Hunter, from tbt Com mittee on Finance, reported the Indian Appropriatioo Bill, and aaked to bt ex cused from further asrviee on the Finance Committee. Ht aaid it wai eTidtnt that I th parly ia Ike aaajority ist tht itnatf justice to himself and tht Senate that ht be excused, t ' Mr. Hunter has been Chairman of tbe Committee of Finance for fifteen years. He was excused. Mr Blgler presented petition asking tht passage ol the CnltenJsu Resolution. Laid on the table. Mr Latham wa ex e used from service on the Territorial Committee. Mr Polk presented a petition from citizens of Missouri, th signatures oeeupviog 15 quires of foolscap, withia the American Sag inscribed, love to the North, South, Ea-taod West, asking the pasaage of the Crittenden Resolutions. Laid on the la tie. Mr Slidell aaked the Senate to take up the metsage of the President, in answer to bis resolution ia relation to hia appoiatment of acting Secretary af War. He alae offered m a a resolution as follows: Resulted, That in tbe opinion of the Sen ate, the reasona giveu by the President, in lis message, fer not communicating to the Sonate at an earlier day, .the fact of hia having appointed Joseph Holt actiag Sec retary of War, are not satiafctery. Also, Reiolvetl, hat the groaods assumed by the Preident for making auch ao appoint meut, duriog the eessioo of the Senate, ar at variance with the whole spirit of the Constitution, and with the true intent and seanicg of the at of 1795. Laid over under the rales. Mr. Yulee, of Florida, announced tbe withdrawal of himself and colleague from the Senate. Mr. Clay also read the .withdrawal of the Alabama delegation. Mr. Clsy charged the Kepeblicaes as authors of the troubles which eaused ae evasion. aed the Republican platform is declared a declaration of war against the lives and institutions of the South. Mr. Fitcpatrick endorsed his colleague's remarks, Mr Davis said that the separation of Mississippi from tbe Uoion terminated hia functions here. In parting, be said he felt no hostility toward aoy Senator, and hop ed that relatioos between them might bt peaceful, though we raust part. If he bad offended, he would now offer an apology aod all reparation for auch affeoce. Aa ihe Senator from Florida, Alabama and Mississippi left, all the Democratic Sena- tor crowded about them, shaking hands Messrs. Hale and Cameron being the only Republicans doing at. Oa motion of Mr. Seward, the Eauaa bill was taken up. Mr. Gwin withdrew his amendment cre ating Jefferson Territory. Mr. Fitch again offered aa amendment ia regard to the Judiciary. Mr Douglaa offered aa amendment. Mr Seward said it waa contrary to all custom to iot'oduc this provision. Mr Fitch's amendment was agreed to, 39 to 28. . The Kansas bill was then read a third time and passed yeas 3G, nays 16. The Crittenden Resolutions were then taken op. Mr Bigler spoke at considerable length ia favor of their passage, and argued the necessity and propriety of a Convention of the ptople to adopt amendments to the Constitution- He nrgeJ the Republican Seoatora to consider the necessity ef the passage of these or similar resolutions He appealed to the South to consider if it rights could not be obtained ia the Union. He opposed secession, but could not see how they eould coeree a Stat. Coercion was delusion. ' ' Mr. Cameron would not make a speech, for tbongh hi aolleague offered the olive bracth, tbt other tide wt jld not listen or respond. He was ineliad t do all he could to save tbt Uoion. Mr Green aaid th well kaown patriotism of the Senator from Pennsylvania preclu ded the necessity ef watehiog him , but tbe other side coald not bear the words ef pa triotism. Mr. Cameron was sorry that Seoaters who left would net wait ttll they heard from Pennsylvania. Mr Iverson asked if Cameron approved ef Mr. Bigler't speech. Mr Caraeroa Very mneh, aad will rote for his proposition if it will ssve tbeeoss-try. Mr. Saul6bcry thought that Mr. Camer on's devotion to the country might well be imitated. Mr Cameron I aay to Seaatara from Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, if they will take my colleague's proposition, we will pass it. MrlversoD akd if he approved of the sentiments of his colleague against coer cion; that's th point. Mr Cameron Coere ion is the last rem edv. MrOree remedy at all! MrCamrron It is a bad remedy. Don't know as we shall even reseri to it. It is certainly a last remedy. Mr Mason referred to tbe fact that the Senator voted against the Crittenden Reso lutions, and for the amendmentof the Sen ator from New Hampshire. He also siid that Mr Wade presented reeolutieas from Ohio, oo of which was against the Per sonal Liberty Bill, which the Ohio Legi. latere refused to repeal that . bill. He wanted to show the people tbt difference between profession here and practice there. Mr. Cameroo said Mr. Iverson seemed anxious for an excuse for leaving the Union. Ho had voted aa he did because saw no disposition of a compromise from the other side, unless ht went on bended knee aad asked frgiveness. Ha should ask fer no forgiveness, because he had done no wron?, but was atill willing to forgive the backsliding South, He would do all he could to preserve the Uoion, but was not to be dragooned or driven. Mr. Masoa was unconscious of saying aoght to arouse the wrath of Mr. Cameroo. He did not want an excuse to leave the Unioa. Six Senatorial cbaira were vaca ted to-day aod tht Union waa practically dissolved. What is the remedy? Coer cion ! Would you use the discipline of the pedsgogue ? Would to God the Sena tor from Pennsylvania would give m an ezeuse to stay in the Union. Mr. Cameron bad not heard of any threats of war, but if it raust come, Peso sjlvaoia is resdy to meet it. The people of his State are ready for asythisg hoaor ablt to save the Union, and are ready to yield all prejudices. Tbe North has doae ao wrong, and bullying cannot drive them. If you want the Union preserved, let as know what ie wrong and we will redress. Mr. Ssulsburry believed the Senater sin- cere, and though fie Statea had gone, thought that if this aide would meet the Senator with samt spirit, tha Unioa would still remain. Mr. Crittenden urged the importance of measure, and spoke against the postpone ment. Adjourned. Wasaurtvroit, Jaa 23. HOUSE. Mr Whitely preteuted rtsolu lions from the State of Delaware, org tag the adoption , tht Crittenden tompr Mr Harria of Md. gave notice that le ould move the resolution of the Border State committee as an amendment to lb provision reported from the committee O 33. i direc'irg tbe Rerrrcrtxires sr.d Senators to ue their best efforts for th passage ef the Crittenden compromise. Mr Blgler presented petitions askiog for the passage of the Crittenden Resolutions. Also llio proceedings, of a certain meat teg MrHsrris presented memorials from 17,-, in Pennaylvania. 900 citizens ef Maryland, representing Mr Fitch moved that the Vice President each district and county in the State, in i be authorized to fill vacancies in the Corn- favor of the adoption of the Border Si ate J aoiltees. resolution. ' The Vice President said Iber was a Mr Co fax from the Post Off.ee committee ! word in the Journal of the absence of any reported back the bill actbrfting the P Senators, and be bad no notification of M General to auapend lh r erviees in ! trie fact, and the names were still called on the seceding Stat-;. Mr Coif ix said he kuuI J r.ot Lae in troduced the bill, if the federal courts bad not remained intact; but now persons may open the mails and rifle them, aod there are no means by which they may be brought to justice; if the Postmaster refu ses to psy dralts given to the contractors, the latter ean hold Congress responsible; therefor, it becomes tbe imperative doty of the government to discontinue the pos tal services where there is no means of jtoero.l. u fc-wld lite the Setate to in. MIOUIJ rrCugOls protecting it. Mr Branch wished to offer a aabstitute covering mort ground thtn was proposed by the bill before tbe blouse. The Trelideat has communicated lo Congress, that owing to tbe existing slaU of affairs, the lawa cannot be enforced in S Carolina; the message ia now before the seleet committee. Mr Bracch'a substitute was then read, via: Te the end of removing all causes for using force, and to prevent the breaking out of civil war, pending the deliberations of Cungrcss, ia the existing crisis of public affairs, all laws of the U S, be and they are hereby suspended until the first of January 11:62, ia aod over those Slates which have heretofore, or may, prtrious to said time, adopt ordinances of secession. Mr Colfax would not accept tbe substi tute. Mr Dawea inquired whether it was hi (CoKax's) iatention to more the passage of the bill under the operation of the pre vious question? Mr Colfax replied ia the affirmative. Mr Dawes thought tbe bill was of too much importance to be thus forced through the House. Mr John Cochrane raised the qi-cstiuo, whether the laws could thus be cntis'.im liooally suspended; thia was a grave iu quiry;was this as Mr Colfax stated, a measure ef peace Or a piece of a measure? Laughter Mr Colfax repeated that in view of the existing revolution tbe postal lawa eould not be executed; no coercion was propo sed. Mr Stevens ef Pa. proposed a substitute autlioriciog and empowering tbe President, whea he shall deem it necessaty, to sua peod all laws and parts of laws establish ing ports of entry and collection districts in S Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Missis sippi, or any other State that has now, or may hereafter secede or be in rebellion against the U S, and to continue auch sua peuaion until euch Statea ahail return to i their loyalty to the U S. The President shall give co'ice of such suspension, by proclamation, and such Suspension shall commence . tea days thereafter. Daring the suspension, it shall not be lawful for aay vessel, except such as be long to the U S, to enter, or to lesve any auch ports of the U S for foreign ports, or coastwise; if any vessel shsll be found vio lating the previsions of this act, such ves sel shall be forfeited, one half to the cap tures and tbe other half to tbe D S; and those on board such captsred vessel, shall be tried before any admiralty court having jurisdiction. The Tresident f bal w -t.nn suspend all laws e vtliuit.g post oitic e and post routes in any of the seceding States, and the mail shall be carried only to the line of auch States, except when it is necessary to pasa through them to reach a loyal Slate; the mail shall not be opened io a rebellious Stale. It is further provided, that tbe President have power to use tbe Aray aod Nary for the execution of the law. The consideration of the bill was post poned till Thursday week. Tbe House resumed the consideration of the report of tbe committee of 33. Mr Bingham denied that any State could by any appliance, separate from the rest, or thst any State could break down tbe unity ef government that makes us one people; in regard to the seizure of forts, arseoals, and other lawless measures, it i the duty of Congress to strengthen the Executive, to enable him to summen tit people to the vindication bf outraged Con stitution and lawa. no opposed the measure recommended by the majority of the committee; he would not vote lor the admission of New Mexico until it repeals its unjujt slave cod. Mr Clemeas believed before God that slavery would be crucified if this unhappy controversy end in dissolution; if not crucified, it would have the death rattle In ita throat; ii remained to be seen whether treason eould be carried on; there was a brave and boly minority ia the alave Slates; Laasras is not dead, but aleepeib. He akrd no favors for the Seath, but demanded that justice only that springs from honest magnanimity; South Carolina, which first proclaimed independence, and Virginia which gave birth to it, were b .h allied to Massachusetts; he beliercj there i yat lingers a patriotism which will save the Country, whose glory belongs to u all; will yoa be appa!4 to, to step forward ir. a spirit which mad our fathers illustrious and not shut tut every access (o sympa thy? Mr Clemens showed that the law of pop ulation governed the question; it was pop ulation aad capi'al the South wanted, oot territory; bt skewed tht object of tht Southern confederacy wa to open the Af rican slave trade; the South out of the Uni on will never bt able to secure ao mach territory nahe could held in his band. It was reported that the South waa sending commissioners to Europa to effect an alllanoe with their brothers in laoguage and lineage; if the South would take tbe Constitution of the C S as a provisional government, the cotton Statea will have legislative power over the border States which will be bound band and foot to a poliey as oppressive as they ever would from oa Constitution - intensified fifty timca. Several geatlemea moved that Mr Clem ens have leave to continue bis remarks beyeud tbe hours for debate. Mr Martin of Va. excitedly expressed tbe hope that the member would not be allow ed tocontioue his traitorous remarks. Muck confusion ensued, which soon sub sided. Mr Washburne of Wis. advocated the toinoritv reoort from th ec " ae.rt ""-af T made by himself; he Wi .. f -cd t.itlg slavery a guarantee in tbe Constitution and to tbe admission of New Mexico. Adjouraed. 8EN ATE. Mr Salisbury presenta I rer olutiooa from tht Legis a.un of Pslaware, struct as to whether be tbt ir action. Mr. Fiich sugrested there were vacancies io the Üjnimituts, and lb Chairman of the Couimuite might report the absence, so far as tbe Committees were concerned. Mr Hale thought that was the proper WIT. Mr Douglas said there seemed to be oo trouble. We Lave been notißed that Cer tain SeuarOrs bsve retired, an l do not in tend to be here again this aession, t.ence are vacaocies. Their taking leave has nothing to do with the question whether the Slates are out of the Union or not Mr Truu bull tihougU bis colleague waa right. He thought their names should bt stricken from live roll , an-i be considered Striaton no lorr. Mr Wilson did not understand that these Senators has resigaed, atlhoie from South Carolina had done. He cocld neoguie them as tempararily absent, bnt considered them members of tbe Senate yet. Mr SauUbury asked if the Senators should come back, could any power pre vent their Voting. Mr B.-i jamin contended that theJoaraal should at leat record the fact that the Sen ators declared that their State had seceded and that they bad withdrawn Mr Seward said it would be doing dis courteously if we put tbe fsct oa record, without also putting the reasons of tbe Sen ators. I! was eertsioly opposed to as king any entry. The lesst said it is sooa est mended. He was for leaving seats for these Senators to resume in their own good lime, and hoped the lirce wrnld net belong before they resumed them. MrFessenden held most decieedly that i u State bad a right to scudc; but th fact i,lLey did reMgn.no matter whether their reasons were valid or not. Mr Hen'er thought tbe Senater were uhjert to the call of the Senate, and tbe only reason for excusing them was that their Ststehad withdrawn, but the Sena' could fill vacancies en Committee. Further debate ensued. Oa motion of M r Sewsrd, the subject wss tabled 32 ayes to22 najs. Gwin, Latham, Saulsbury, Bigler aad Johnson, of Teno., Voted with tbe Repub licans Mr Crittenden's resolutions were teken up. Mr. Powell argue a that a di visioa of Ter ritories, as proposed by hie colleague, was just as equitable, aod thought it eminently proper that a setilemect should apply to future acquisitions, so as to take tbe ques tion out of Congress. He contended that it would in no way encourage fillibuster- ism, for Territory couldn't be acquired ia that way. He claimed that the Consta tion recognized slavery, and there was aa need of advocating protection, for protec tion was the plain duty of the government. He said the Senator from Ohio, aaked what tbe charges were, sod they would re peal a few. One was, bsods were organi zed in the free States to steal property io South. Mr. Wade asked for proof; be did oot believe a word of it. !!r. Pow1' !d the rmdtrjromd rail road was ell-ktown . He spvk of the number of slaves carried off; this, from a foreign country, would be a cauae of war; person 1 liberty bills are another cause of complaint; they are a dear violation of the Constitution. Mr. Wade wasted wnse specific charge against Ohio, ao be could answer it. He was tired of bearing general charge. Mr. Powell said the Governor of Ohio refused to deliver up fugitives from justice. The Republicans bad elected a President who declared that be wouldn't vote to ad mit a slave Slate, notwithstanding the de . Cisioo of the Supreme Court. .Mr Tiombull said that was just the re verse of what ihe Senator said. Mr Powell aid be. would examine, and if wrong Wf aid strike it out of hia speech; he had ho desire to do ii justice. Mr Bigler said Lincoln said he wonld vote sgainst allowing alarery in a Terri tory. Mr Powell said it amounted to the sasae thing. Mr Trumbull read tbe answer ef Lincoln when he aaid. "I do not now, and never did stand pledged against the admissioe of Slave Statea iato the Union." After a short debate ibe Senate adjourn ed. FROM WASHINGTON. WasmxiToy, Jan. 21. A Cabinet meeting was field to day te consider the object of ex President Tyler's rcUsiun io behalf of Virginia. Wa-hixgtox, Jan. 22. In anticipation of official informatioa of tle secession of Georgia, a msjoiity of the "epresentatives have already signed a let. f withdrawal from the House. Dill LC Hardeman hare col vet assented. Guu. Dix relates in a leitrr to the Com mittee Of Ways aod Meana, that after a careful examination of the condition of tbt Tressury, so fsr as is now practicable, that $20.000,003 will be required lo carry oi the Government till the first ef July, ia ad. cition to the ordinary revenue from alt sources and the Treasury notes alresdy is sued. This amount is providsd for in Mr. Mor. rill's Tariff Dill, in the shape ef a loan, which the Secretary of the Treasury will probacly b authorized by "joint rrolu tion. ' lo convert into Tressury notes at hie discretion. Mr. Cobl report entirely misrepresent the slate of the finances, and even .w there may be other heavy liabilities diseov. ercd which will swell the aggregate still more. . The Secretary who ha undertaken the treasoosble job of supplying Mississippi with rifles, ha been detected in telegraph ing lo the tuthorities of thst State in regard to that anatter. He had nearly if not quite completed a bargain with aa agent of a Northern RiCe Manufacturing Company, when he was exposed. While a derrick was in use on the dome of the Capital, this morning, the. a alt broke, and the falling timbers materially damaging a portion of the eoroic of the iron dome aud injuring several workmen. ct.e of them e'iouslv. A Iii (a UNION ILT1TION. Bottox, Jaa. 92. The Unioa petition hat received nearly 14.093 signatures. A special committee will probably Jeave to-day, with tla do: tat for Washington.