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NEW-YORK, MONDAY, JANUARY 17. XT Will our frier-da of the Boston Alias, Kennebtc Journal. t)< troti Adrertuer aed Pfatchez Covr'tr be good ftjoach '*' publish or some way fend u" the official vote for Governor in ih-'ir respective State? by Covntit* : We desire to place it on record. XT Wo shall r?pub?sh (with correction) the M ?schau ic*' Memorial in fwvor of the discouragement of the im? portation of Manufactures in our next. 7' Tor Hon. Mr. Hudson's Speech on the TariS". BdlTalo Correspondence and Letter from Columbus, Ga. ?ee first Page. CT For a sketch of Prof. Silliman's Second Lednre. ~ec Last Page. _ LATER FROM EUROPE. The packet ship Mediator, Cap:. Chadwick, which sailed from London on the 20th November, but remained at Plymouth till the 9th of Decem? ber; came in yesterday, having one London paper to the 7th ult.?three days later. As she did not dteam of bringing late news, then; werf: no files of papers for any body. We learn generally that nothing of importance bar! occurred since the Steamer saih d. Nu later Cotton advices. The Markets generally were quiet. Xlnj Repeaiern tu the Field. The opponents of the Bankrupt taw in our city have at length issued" their call for a Public Meet ing. Including those merchants who are them? selves indebted to the mercy of thrtir creditors for the privilege of doing;business in their own name?, und those twice inserted) there are 160 names to the call, which appropriately mak??? its first appear ;i;iee in Bennett's Sunday Herald, bucked i?y a strong flourish of Editorial slang and falsehood, and a most abusive communication. So the field is fairly opened, and we ?hall now have an opportu? nity of knowing who among the citizens of New \ orl: are in favor of keeping tin insolvent debtor in eternal bondage at the will of one Sbylock, though ninety-nine of hie hundred creditor? are willing to sot him at liberty. We have differed too often and too seriously with honest and worthy men, not to knew how to respect an honest difference of opinion. With the man who, not discriminating between a contract und a particular m?de of enforcing it, tells us the Bank? rupt Law is unconstitutional, we calmly argue the que tion; to the man who. holding heavy demands upon insolvents, and dreading that they will be.ren? dered worthless i<y the Law, opposes it, we en? deavor to show that if they ;:re intrinsically worth anything, the Bankrupt Law will secure that value tf) him; while him who holds that a bankrupt ought to remain the bondman of his creditors through life, fulfilling the duties of a citizen, husband and father, only at sufferance or by- fraud, and going down to the grave without a hope of leaving any? thing to those dependent upon him, we pass with silent pity, thanking God that the uge of judicial torture and burning, of Draco's code and Roman slavery for debtors, has pussed away for ever. The open and manly opponent of a Bankrupt. Law. we meet and respect a3 an'-adversary, who mistake the requirements of Justice and the Public Guod, or is blinded to them by the pressure of real or imagiri arv self-interest. But we caunot so favorably re? gard the framers of the call for a Meeting at the Exchange to-morrow. That call is notoriously in nded to aid the movement in Congress for a Re ricttl of the Bankrupt Law. Theniwhy not frankly sav so: Vet. instead of this, it. invites expressly and simply "The citizens of New York who arc ?' in favor of protecting the legal rights of credi '? tors, and opposed to any Bankrupt Law that does r? not include Banks and uthc: trading corpora " lions." I- thishoticst / Who does not know that the fr!? lids of the Law resolved, at their great meet cm on Thin sday, that corporations ought t'i he inclu? ded? Then why this unfair insinuation of the reverse.' Do they w i=>li to force this corporation question upon Congress in -ui h n shape ns to frighten the friends of the suspended Bunks into cooperation with them i:i repealing the Law .' If so, we tell them they w 'ni be foiled. The sincere friends of a Bankrupt Law gern rally, d tsire to see corpbrations:Bubjectcd, but they are not willing to shipwreck the measure By precipitating that issue. They ate in favor of ii Bankrupt La.\v with <>r without that provision, and will net be Fooled nut of the good already sc? oured bj a heedless pursuit wf it.- shadow in the water. As to '? the (? gal riglUsof creditors," the Bank? rupt Law as it is gives to ail creditors all the pro? perty ot all insolvent debtors, without reservation or exception. It. does mote: it guarantee* this rightJoe en r. Ii fifty years hence u creditor can prove that his insolvent debtor has withheld or cloaked any effects! the discharge is set aside ami the dubtor may tigain be pursued by law. How much more than all the debtor has is the ' legal right' of the creditor I Will nothing short of the pound id' flesh utiswor I If the author of this call believed his object a laudable one, why did he not use plain language I The Sl wkiiolaxkus' Convention.?This body met, pursuant to adjournment, at Annapolis, Mil on ilid I ;ii:i. Among the measures proposed and adopted were one to prevent manumission of-laves except I*" condition that they be transported ou t ol tip- United States, and another to prevent a tree negro leaving t;."* Statt torn ever returning, ex? cept ot; certain conditio?. A gentleman named Charles S- Torrey was arrested and committed to j -ti. charged with being at the Convention for the pttrpo.se of tcportJiig its proceedings for the Eman? cipator and the Massachusetts Spy. It was with considerable dirliculty that he was rescued from a lynching. GsJ Ike All/any Argus repeats the vile slanders of tho ?rt/t und Herald that Hen n r Clav is se? cretly hostile, tu the Bankrupt Law, in the face ot his manly, earnest, self-devoting support of that law ! \\ as there net a ;iir.c when the Argus would ?iaye scorned such injustice to an adversary ?' oJJ Ji.dge HocKiNsos oied at Philadelphia eu Saturday morning. J--" h may be well en au a to say that the statcmcats repeatedly made iu The Su? that tw;.? .-r moro horses hnvo died in cunseNjUeucc o! overdriving tu r^ua-i ij ta? \press down the iw:>er. is grossly untrue. Ast um lot s? has died it was seriously injured by that run. Tbc Kjc| ess was ruu througboat by Mr. J. V. Baker" of the Red Bird Line, who oug;u to know how to diive uu horses by this tains; and it is because the repeated fil?? statements of The Sun arc calculated to injure him that wo cousidcr them worthy of notics. A friend who roco liirtnTjjb t:. - route behind the ,-amo horses last weekfouud lliera abundantly able and willing to do their work, even j with the be-t. Wc only regret that Mr. Baker hs.d not been afforded time to complete his arrangements and have his teams rc idy, in which case ho would have run through in ten to eUstn hours. }J. W iS obliged to watt at every change, and to call up drivers and ostlers after passing Peek-kill. 1 he Sun has not yet corrected its rJariie_' untruth that this Express ?? a - lid for by the Courier .v Kn.;utrtr. It wa, hired for The Tnbuse, run through on our account though bringing copies for the other City papers, and paid foi \ The Tritumo?aot ouo dollar yet by any other . ;;>er. Phis The Sun knows; bat what is truth to that paper whoa its violation will discr- !;-t a dreided rival ? Hope for the Unfortannte ?fbtor. All our advices from Washington concur in strongly expressing the opinion that the Bankrupt Law 'All not be Revealed. Its operation may be postponed, though we hope not: its provision, will be somewhat modified, but its essential features will be maintained unimpaired, thanks to the firmness ofrhe Whig phalanx in Congress, and the humani | ty of (hose members who find the Law unpopular with their constituents, but are yet steadfast in de? ferring to the earnest wishes ot their political brethren, and to the prayers of the unfortunate throughout the country. We have regretted to sec harsh denunciai ions even imputations of bribery put forth again-t those Whig members, ftom the West, who, having voted for the Bankrupt Law last summer, now united with the Loco-Fccos in urtrinr: it.- Repeal. We have wished to hear from theso gentlemen, their reasons for their course, and rejoice that they have spoken out. Hon James II. Crave:.- ot Indiana (who offered the instructions tu the Judiciary <_' >m mittee to bring in a biii repealing the law) in a letter to that early ardehtahd efficient Frier.il of tj e measure, J. N. REYNOLDS, V.-r\. (published in the last American) states that he was induced to - :?? port the bill by tiie assurance that certain am merits, which were deemed necessary by the Wes? tern members, jhouir. be made at this session, ami. having vainly waited f.ve weeks for the proposi? tion K such amendments, by the friends of the law. he was at length constrained to make the motion, in ord?r to bring the matter to a decided issue. We regret that we have not room for the whole of this letter, but is the crowded state of our columns, this morning, this summary must suffice, [f pro? mises of early amendments were made to the W cs tern Whigs, whose votes carried the bill, we can? not see how they are to be blamed for the course they have taken, deeply as wo may regret it. Now that we know where the mischief is, we are doubly confident that it can and will be corrected. Conciliation?compromise?Union, will be the watchword of the Whigs in Congress. We have not a doubt, that any amendments, not inconsistent with the vital principle of the bill, which our Wes? tern friends may desire, will be promptly, gla U3 acquiesced in by the Judiciary Committee and the two Houses. All will be adjusted by the free con? ference of friends, and the law rendered satisfactory to the West without Impairing its general efficiency: For instance among the amendments mainhj dc sired, is one authorising the legal assignees 1 f.Bank; rupt? to sue in the usual State Court-. Without this, the Federal Courts in some Distri ;- will im? mediately Be choked with litigation, while wit ncsscs will be dragged'from Buffalo to LJtica, from Wilkesbarre to Philadelphia needlessly, and costs swelled enormously. The adoption of this amend? ment will in no wise impair the efficiency or bi aefi cence of the law, but the contrary. So of others de? sired. We trust the law will be suffered tu go into effect at the appointed time, that any needed amendments maybe made previously; but if not, they may be made afterward without prejudice to any proceedings commenced under it. to tii" rights of parties. We published in our last, to oblige many friends, some of them of Politics adverse to our own, the proceedings of the Meeting recently held in this City to take measures to bring the subject of a Revision of the Naturalization Laws distinctly before Congress. Having done this, we trust our friends who move in this matter will bear with our frankness in staling that, while we concur heartily with them in regard to the existing evil, we differ essentially as to the proper mode of redressing it. We are aware that the exaction of twenty-one years' residence of a!) immigrants from Foreign Countries has a semblance of impartiality and jus? tice, but we cannot concur iti urging its adoption. There are many immigrants among us whose ex? clusion from the Pells for so long a period we should esteem a public less, while there are others who ought not to be admitted at all. We desire Re? form in regard to Naturalization, but One which shall make admission to Citizenship depend upon Character rather than Residence, tf a man comes here from abroad with an unsullied reputation and deports himself strictly as a gooil citizen foi fivi/ years, fulfilling all the duties of a man, and making himself acquainted with e.ll the- duties of u citizen and all the important facts which tend to guide him in their tight performance, wo would admit, and i need be solicit, him to become a citizen, and aid in giving a right direction to the Government. But it he has left Europe to avoid the punishment of his misdeeds?if he live among us wilfully ignorant, turbulent an?i vicious?a law-breaker, a drunkard, an ubuser ol his family?we would never admit him at all. Such is our idea of the proper Reform in our manner of Naturalization. In our view, it is not a change in the essential provisions ?f the Law that is nueded. but such ad? ditional directions as shall compel all Courts of Naturalization to obey it faithfully. The law never intended that European fu^itivs from Jus? tice should be admitted to American Citizenship. It requires; what is especially due to the honest and worthy immigrant, that a thorough, efficient scrutiny should b? made by the Court ot Natural? ization, and none admitted t? Citizenship but those who will do honor to the proud distinction they aspire to. Any legislation tending to purify and reform the existing practice?to restrict tie ad? mission to Citizenship to the upright and worthy? will meet our hearty cooperation. Meantime, we rejoice'that:the subject is agitated by men who, themselves of differing politics, seek no; party ad? vantage but public good, and we doubt ri <; that good will be the ultimate result. "Mi;. Van BlIItEN in RETIREMENT."?Hon. Richard M. Johnson takes the field as a cat ate tor next President, backed by a powerful array of friends; A late Louisville Advertiser! (the lead? ing Loco-Foco journal in Kentucky.) has the fol? lowing intelligence from its Frankfort correspond? ent : ?' Col. Johnson, will be nominated by the Demo? cratic members of the Legislature, and others, on Saturday next, as a candidate fur President, and an Address will be presented to the people of the United States, setting forth some of ids claims. K^- The pretended report in the Herald of J. Pkkscwtt Hall's Speech at the Meeting in favor ot tie.' Bankrupt Law is an atrocious caricature a:al libel. Mr. Hall did no: utter a word intended to impugn the course of Henry Clay, of wif.it: he t> an ardent admirer and friend. No: one word imputing to Mr. Clay hostility to thev Bankrupt Law was uttered audibly in that meeting. It is a pity that such villianous fabrications cannot be punished as they deserve. [CP T..e Nashville (T?an.) Daily Banner has beer, discontinued. A tri-weekly is to be issued in its stead. [CP The total debt of Cincinnati is $1 14?.fJ00. No Excess for bad Writers.?Mr.Goldtfnitls, an un? rivaled Penman, has reduced his terms fo: teuchisr I'eu manship from ten t?s three dollars h Course. See lii6 ad? vertisement. IN CONGRESS-F?nuY,JeiL 14. J The Sin ate did not sit to day. In the HoosE, an attempt was made ro suspend the rule in favor of receiving petitions, and finally in favor of memorials upou the subject of the Bankrupt Law alone. Both failed. The Treasury Note Bill was now taken up. on motion of Mr. FtLLMOKE, whose motioa <ju the i previous question was rccinded ar.d the main ques j tion ordered. All the amendments offered by Mr. F. and n.a !e in committee were concurred in. ! The question being now on Mr. Gil.mek's. mod I to insert, instead ot" stipulating that, the authority j to issue Treasury Notes shall cease as soon as th* ! Loan authorized last summer cart b- negotiated, a proviso that the Treasury Notes issued under this act shall be deemed a par; ot that Loan, and tak?? i in lieu of so much of it. This prevailed : Y?*as ; 105; Nays 102? Yeas. 50 Loco. 10 Whig; Nays 0 Locos, 102 Whig-. The bill, after some miner ! amendments, was ordered to be engrossed for 8 j third rending. Mr. Satj>*deR3 of N. C. now moved to recommit with instructions to report an amendment suspend? ing the Distribution Lau?. He now moved the previous question, and was very disagreeably sur? prised to learn that this motion cut ojf his otm amendineni and brought the House to a direct rote on tke'passage of the bill. He withdrew bis motion for the previous question, but Mr. Fili.mors instantly renewed it. The Speaker decided a above. The previous question was seconded and the main question ordered: Yens 120: Nays38? [a parry vole.~\ The question being now on the final nacs!iHe of the bilk it was carried. Mr. Gidpings now moved that Private Bills be taken up; Negatived, 39 to 1 17. Petitions being now in order, Mr. .1. B. Tno'tr son of Ky. presented the Resolutions of the Ken? tucky Legislature, condemning the treatment of American citizens accompanying the Santa I e Ex? pedition by tiie Mexican authorities: These were referred to the Committee on ForeignASairs. Mr. T. F. MARSHALL moved a call onlhe Department of State for information in petard to tiie Santa Fe afuir. Mr. Wood of this City moved a similar inquiry with tcgard to American citizens (Patriots) now in exile ui Van Dieman's Land. After a good deal of conversation, both inquiries were or der?d. Several petitions for mid against, the Bankrupt Law having been presented from Kentucky, ihr Speaker presented one be its Repeal. Mr- BitlGGS of Masjs: moved its reference lo the Judiciary C'jtti mit tee, with instructions to bring in a bill subject iug ;iii Corporations which is=uc Fapcr Money to the operation of that Law; Great exeftcmentand confusion enrued. Mr. Cave Johnson moved that the subject do lie on the table. Negatived: Yea? Nays 94. Mr. J. Thompson of Miss moved the Previous Question-. Carried : Yeas ol. Nays SO. The question being now on taking the Main Question} Mr. Fillmore suggeste-l a modification,instructing theJudicial-) Committee to report any other amendments *aid Committee should deem necessary. Mr. Cave Johnson now agnin moved that, the subject do lie oil the table: Negatived: teas 100, Nays 101. .Mr. Qc.ntkv now moved an adjournment, which prevailed :? Y^as 101. Nttys 88; So the House adjourned. Witn-York Legiftlature. Thursday, Jan. \Z In Senate, among the petitions was one from Steubcn in favor of aid to the F.rie Railroad, which, by a party vote, was referred to the Committee on Finance instead of the Committee on Railroads A report was made in favor of allowing the New-York ami Albany Company farther time to complete their Railroad. Mr. Fr km an nave notice of a bill to provide f>r , carrying on the Public Works of this Suite. Mr. Dickinson brought in a bill to extend the benefits of Common School Education in tho city of New-York, (similarto Mr. Spencer's bill of last, year.) He'moved its/reference to the Scna'.ors from the First District. Mr. Paige moved to sub? stitute the Literature Committee. Gen. Root warmly advocated the original motion, urging that j the Members from the City must be !>"-t qualified I to judge what amendments in bur School System arc.required. Mr. Paioereplied; Thareference to the Literature Committee was ordered by a <;riet party vote?10 to 13. Gen. Root's propositions of amendment to the Federal Constitution were voted down by a similar vote?1 ? to 13. tn the Assembly, a long debute !>ioke out on a proposition to print extra copies of Mr. Paul Grout's Anti-Registry Law Report, which was finally voted down?(the most sensible act of the Session thus fur.) The hill vesting in the Chancellor the appoint? ment of Receivers fer brr>k-'ii Banks was fartbei debated. Mr. Smith of.Geneseo,in.order to avoid the accumulation of more power in the bands of an officer whose power is now despotic and almost unbounded; moved that the Vice.Ghanccllor in any Circuit wherein a Bunk becomes insolvent appoint a Receiver. Negatived: 3 1 to 30; and the bill then passed;; Yeas 92; Nays. Adjourned. Krida v. Jam 14. In Sk.NATE, the State Prison Committee was authorized to visit the Prisons at the expense of the State, though opposed by Gen. Root. Mr. Franklin's rczolutions affirming the invio? lability of the Public Faith were taken up, and Mi. Dickinson spoke in iheir favor, and in opposition to the substitute of Mr ShekwooD, who replied at great length. Mr. D. had ih" floor again. Ad? journed. in the Assembly, petition- for aid to the Erie Railroad, for a law to punish licentiousness, for the recharter of the North River Bank. Sec. we;# presented. Alter several unimportant reports had been made, the Governor's Message was taken up. and Mr. Hckkman of Herkimer made a two hours' speech in opposition to it? view* of Internat Im? provements, ?2cc. He had not concluded w hen the committee rose and the House adjourned. OG3 See advertisement in reference to Hu? manity." Teachers' Lvcet-m.?Three States wer.; represented ! at the Touchers' Lyceum, on S?t urdayTast, which was .t meeting of crcat interest. Air. Jones, the Lecturer. gave Observation s high place; and Books a comparatively lew I place; as mediums of knowledge, c??eciully to children ! under seven years of age. Mr. Gilford, who followed the Lecturer in ?omic jjui ited i and appropriate remarks, illustrat-- j the importance of ; know ledge, derived f.-ota observation and experience, over tbat from book*. He ?>?ed the audience how a chil: ?- L aid pet the most correct idea of a laree. red. soft, sweet apple, ! by reading about i*. or by eating it ' Mr. Jones-was urged to repeat bis Lecture, which he j may do sjtuc cttcLiue of this week. j XT We notice that the Whigs of the Eighth Ward i are called toce her for the purpose of forming a Henry j Clay CluS. It is time tftat some political ?ctioc should bo taken, and wt know no metht-d that is so happy la il ! ?tfects as the formation of Clubs. The Eighth Ward Whig Association, for some four or five years, had every winter a regular cour?e of Lectures delivered before them, at which spectators, wuhont distinction of party were freely i admitted withaut caatce. It was attended with ?ood re I suits, and wo stccersly hope that the present Club, bear ice the name of the great Statesman of the West, may be similarly conducted. By This MorniD?'s Sonthera Mail, from our Special Correspondent. SatcsdaT, Jan- i-s- 1342, The unseemly and impassioned haste with which the report of the bill repealing the Bank? rupt Law was demanded from the Judieary Com? mittee in the House of Representatives to-day. presented a spectacle truly alarming to the hopes of the Patriot and the Republican. Notwithstand? ing this determination, however, by a vote of 11?; to 99, to carry their design ir.to effect, you may re? lieve the deep anxiety of your friends by assuring them the Bankrupt Bill will not be re ponied. Li the .Senate disappoint our expectation?, the Presi I den: wiil come to the rescue. I The Select Committeie of the Senate, to whom t'ri? fiscal scheme of the Government is reterred. j will enter upon the important dories assigned them j early next week, and I have reason to know t?*a: ! the result of their labors will command the appru i bation of nearly a moiety of that body. Possibly I the final Biodification of the proposition will secure a r?njoritvof the votes : br.t in the House, whore confusion seems to be the- order of the day. there is no hope for any measure of that suture. 1 he Whigs in that wine of tho Capitol have almost is>st their identitv in the painful conflicts of divided in? terests. ^ Li.e. ; n mi ii l i i; o ii ??> Debute on ?he Repealio?the Saiikrupt Law, Washington Correspondence of the New-York Tribune - SATCKDAY, Jan 15. The Hovse of Representatives liave beer, to-day. during a session of live hours and a half, involved in wild and tumultuous disorder und ex? citement?to which its accustomed scenes of con? fusion bear no comparison, and which probably has no parallel, except that of the New-Jersey en*?? on the subject of the repeal of the Bankrupt Law. n bill tor this purp??'- having beer, reported, and once read, notwithstanding the most strenuous op po- tipn it met nt every step from the friends of the Law. The question before the Hsusc this rnorning was on the instructions yesterday moved by Mr. Brisgs to the Committee on the Judiciary, to report an amend men' to the Bankrupt Law to include money ? oi porations within its provisions. The main ques? tion was ordered: Yeas 111; Nays 83?and then failed: Yeas 93; Nays 109. Mr. BpYD of Ky. then presented a petition for ' the repeal of the Bankrupt Law. and moved its reference to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions to report to-day at 2 o'clock *z bill for the repeal of the la;r, in execution of the. or der of the House of tho oth bist. ; and on this movod the previous question. Here commeneed tho desperate struggle on the part of the Repealers, who, from the successive v ? given, it is demonstrated, compose a fearful ;tnd decide*! majority, t" pass a repeal bill even to day, which no doubt would have been effected had not an adjournment prevented. This was met and resisted as far as possible by the Whigs, in favor of the Law, by every honorable expedient to pre? vent action on this important subject in so violent haste, by motions to adjourn, to lay or, the table, points of order. &c. a bare glance at which only the limits of this letter will allow. Mr. Winthrop moved to lay on the table the instructions and petition. Mr. Cushing, who succeeded in obtaining the lloor after somo conversation had passed, raised the question of reception on the petition. The Speaker decided that it was now too late for this question. From this decision Mr. Cus hing ap? pealed, and the derision tea's sustained. Mr. Winthrop's motion^ then failed: Yets 103, Nays 113. The demand of Mr. B?yd for* the previous question having been seconded by the Moose. Mr. granger moved to lay the whole subject on the table, which failed;: Yeas 97, Nays 105. Mr. j Bo*> D then modified bis instructions so as to direct the Committee to report a bill to repeal instanter. Mr. Crittendks moved nn adjournment; Lost: Yens GO, Nays 164. The. main question was then demanded: Yens 113, Nays Q". Mr. T?m l in son moved that the House adjourn. Lent Yeas 54, Nays 14.7. After several points of order nnd much confusion, die main question was carried: Yeas lib', Nays !'!': and thus the Committee on the Judiciary "'as directed to report a bill to repeal (he Bankrupt Law instanter. Mr. Marshall then called on the chairman of ih.jtnmittee (Mr. Barnard) for the report now. Messrs. Granger, .7. C. Clark, Lewis Wit. i i.'ms. FlLLMORE, and winthrop SUCCessfvcly p'sf? on points of ?rdei, und contended that the busi? ness before the House was the reception of peti? tions, for which purpose the rale- having been sus? pended by a two-thirds vote, other business could hot be taken up by a mere majority vole, and not j without a vote of two-thirds. Messrs. Wt<>: and Marshall insisted that the bi ler to the committee (given by merely a majori? ty vote) superseded all other.business, and insisted that the repeal should now be made. Mr. Saunters, (a member?not the Chairman. ol th ? Jo liciary Committee.) -aid he would now report the bill; which amid the objections and cries of " order" was not received; Mr. Arno lb moved an adjournment: lost Yeas 37, Kays 1 lo. Mr. G. Da vis in the midst of the call of the 1 Yeas and Nays juvc notice that he would on Mon? day introduce a fell to repeal the Bankrupt Law ; - . ceeding which, were cries of " we will have the bill to-day.'' Mr. Barnard desired to state to the House, that he had regarded the Committee on the : Judiciary, and himself as a member thereof, under ; the peremptory order of the House, since Tuesday lust, to report a bill to repeal the Bankrupt Law ; and he held himself ready t<> report it at anv mo? ment. The Speaker decided it in order. i Cries of j *' nuw, now ! ' ] Mr. J. C. Clark objected to th<? reception of : the report. After repeated and ineffectual calls en the Chair : tor a decision of what was the question before the House, and whether the report was in order, Mr. Speaker-<az<f this tea* a m\c cas*. It ; would hot make much dijf..rencc which way lie decided, as appeal mizht be tnkm from that de? cision to the House. I nder the circumstances of : the ease, as the House had repealed tke ordsr of Tuesday to-day (b?th by majority votes, while the I rules by a two-thirds vote were now suspended for the reception of petitions) he considered ii his duly to call on the committee for a report, and ! thai it ir.is now in order. Mr. CcSHINC appealed from decision of the Chair. Mr. FlLLMORE made a thrilling and forcible ap ' peal to the Hou?e, although he knew this law was doomed by them, in a case like this, where cool deliberation was required, not to suffer the rules of the House to be utterly disregarded and trampled on in thi< extraordinary manner. If the decision of the Speaker were sustained, any measure, how j ever destructive, might be pressed through w ithou any previous notice by an order from a majority to any Committee to report it forthwith. Mr. Borden moved that the House adjourn ? Lost: Yeas S7 : Nays 107. Mr. C. H. Williams moved to lay the appeal on the table. Carried: Yeas 101; Nays 98. Under the decision of the Speaker, which was J direetlv the reverse of a decision made by htm on Tuesday last, as Mr. L. Williams proposed to show by the reading of the journal of Tuesday, but whh? reading was not permitted. Mr. Wise ob? jecting, Mr; Barnard reported from die Committee eh the Judiciary ii bill to repeal the Bankrupt Lav: passed last Session. Cries of ' read the bill * wete heard, and objections made. Aftcn some conver? sation by various Members on this subject, th SrEARER decided it wa.- proper to read the bill oace. that it might bo known what bill the Com | mittee had reported, and whether according to the I order of the House. After the first reading several gentlemen endeavored to obtain the fU?or, among whom Mr. Hopkins of Va. contending that the bill was now before the House for final disposition, mooed tki precious question, on tue question? Shall this bill be rejected ?f1 Mr. H. was not recognized by the Speaker, and his motion not te ccived. but Mr. WtNTURor raised the point of Older, that nothing further could now be done with the bill ; that the order by which the Speaker had ruled in j this report was exhausted by the presentation of j the report, and trut it was the duty ot the Chair j now to go on with the ca!i for petition-. I The Speaker maintained this point of order; j from which, decision. " Mr. Wise appealing, I Mr. Everett moved to lay the appeal en the table: pending which motion Mr. L. W. Andrews moved an adjournment: which was carried by Yeas 105 ; Nays 102. And at half past five o'clock, the Yeas n.nd Nttys having twelve limes been called, and points ot or? der, appeals &c. almost innumerable, having been raised, the House adjourned. Aitc.cs. A pprcbended Wnr with F.usland ? Fac? tion in i'onjircMe?Baukrnpi i,n*v~-'5 hn Ffrcal .liarncy-Govcrnoi' of Virginia. Proai ott: Special Correspondent WasmNOTON, Jau. 13, 1341. During the hist few days, there have been several Cabinet meetings of ominous import: and, from whispers around the State Department, corrobora? ted by the tone ?f the Madisbhian, there is reason to believe that our relations with England are not i improving: Indeed, the earnest appeal to Con? gress by the official organ for prompt and liberal action upen the suggestions of the War and Navy Departments, would seem to indicate strong ap? prehensions of u. rupture with that country. In this supposed emergency, what is the duty of every right-hearted American * What i? the. solemn obligation of the American Congress I Is it not the part of wisdom and patriotism in our na? tional councils, to lay aside all party ar.J personal ditlerences. and with united energies prepare to maintain our rights, and defend our hearths and nltars from foreign aggression .' The disasters and disgrace of our earlier conflicts in the last war, should teach us a le.-son that must stimulate the public authorities to ample and efficiunt prepara? tion for the next. The timely augmentation of means of defence, if it fail to avert hostilities, will surely soften the asperities und mitigate the hor? rors of war. At such a period, the purposes of in? dividual ambition should be suspended, and all with one heart and one hand should come to the rescue of ibe country. The leading measures for the sup? port of govern men i should command ihr speedy action of the people's Representatives, and even attempt to embarrass their proceedings should be frowned down by all parties. Every patriotic legislator will rejoice to embrace his party ad? versary in the proud emulation of attachment to his country. The triumph over a political rival is < t no account cemparcd with the triumph of defending one s country. If the Representatives of the na? tion, regaidlcss of the wants and condition of the country, resolve to indulge in unworthy discussions, and thereby defeat the salutary measures of this Session, what will be their situation ' what repara? tion can they ?fter to their insulted constituencies .' Their fame and their popularity will be dashed to the earth, while their names shall be associated with broken fidelity, and dishonored trust! But you need not despair of the country. A better spirit piesides Over the deliberations of the Capitol. The Bankrupt Law may possibly be post? poned to some late dny of the session and amend ed ; it irill nut be repealed. The Isbmaelite of the Senate, 1 am convinced, will signally fail in his fac? tious assaults upon the beneficent legislation of the Extra Session. His Pennsylvania rival for the succession, backed by the amiable gentleman from Alabama fts his Vice, will not sutler him to be *o distinguished even in the work of ruin. Rely on it, Buchanan and King have entered the lists for the Executive prize, in all the panoply of Democratic armor; and he tntist be a gallant khigbr, indeed, who shall be able to cast them from the ring. Ben ton is not equal to the conflict. Our only hope ef a Fiscal Agent rests upon the deliberations of the Select Committee wf the Senate. The report of that ef th-i House will receive no fa? vor in either branch. 1 am almost tick of these doubts and apprehensions, and at this moment, would accept of any practical measure that might settle the question of the currency for ihre? years to come. After the agitation of the bill, which it is anticipated will be reported by the committee af the House, an attempt will be mr.de by the Whigs to replace it with a plan that might be entirely satis-* factory to the country ; but that also will be de? feated, i The Senate?the Senata is our only hope .' f.be Apportionment. Bill is looktd to witn some anxiety : Members of several States have expressed much dissatisfaction at the ratio of the Committee, although I believe 63,000 will equalize the frac? tions as nearly as possible. Marvland is clam? orous because it leaves her with a very large frac? tion after reducing her representation to 6 mem? bers. There la some confusion in the Legislature ofVir | ginia on the subject of the election of Governor. The Locos have discovered that they cannot elect I their candidate, Mr. McDowell, and therefore they have discovered that any election would he uncon? stitutional; inasmuch as the unexpired term of Gov. Gilrr.er must be served out by the present incum? bent. It is feared by oht friends that two or three im practicable Wnigs will convene with these dis? tinguished constitutionalists and so defeat an elec ti?n. Yours. Sec. Leo. APPOINTMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT. By and tcUk the adtiec and comeni af the Senate. Leonard Bement. Deputy Postmaster at Lew iiton, N. Y. Steamer Borned.?Tke steamer Hercules ft em Mobile to Tuscaloosa was burned to the water's edge on the 3d inst. The crew and passengers got safely ashore, but net aa article on board was saved. I : From Florida ?By the arrival of the *4c^f Beaufort tb* Savannah Republican has reosrtd intelligence from Florida to the Oih inst. '"\ ; The news from Tampa is, that small partim J i Indians continue to corn- :n. Nearly all the re |?,de Cre-k bdiaas, it is supposed have arS j there?-whic.i relievos t;:? settlements of Mi&? ! Fl irida frort all dread of these hostile wretches Halleck Tu^enuggct; has given our trooDija? nitc trouble His own brother was lately with ~* tUKJps at Fort. Mellon, but has been enlar^i ^ the order of Col. Worth; Tbc steamer Isis was burrt at Tamva R... - ? i ? i ? , . 1 3: c; ttie Dtn tnsc having jnst returned trotr. Gad?d ? Point lightening h vessel. She accidental^^ ca-pj.1 tire ::? ur her after hatch, after leaching the w'tji* and was entirely consumed. Col. Wui'th declares, that the war shall be ended in i few wi eks. If he ean do it by no other rnea-, he will probably do so by Proclamation. There* eei.t Indian outbreak in the^ vicinity oi Mandarin <i-*e> not scerri to dampen in the least the ardor o*' theI gallant Cols-nel. Ho has directed a prorjir movement of the troop* to that quarter, asloe?abd as far as provisions can be forced to thetn, ur/ca"' the enemy b* overhauled. Companies under command of Msj. PKmnto and Lieut. Col. Ri'.ev have joined in another a! I tempt t" ?ei/o the munlerers, who; together w'-L I their chief, the arch bandit Halleck TusteBcjse? are cow known to be secreted on the eastern bjo>'-' I of the St. Johns'. From Pk?.vambCCO.?The biic Ariel, of Porj. land, Capt. Gregg; arrived at Philadelphia ott Thursday from Pernambuco, in 27 days pas,*^ There was n > political news of moment when hu'lefi there, but there was great rejoicing on account#? appointment ot the new President, whose arrival was booh expected there?and there, would nut b* much business transacted until af er the heiidayt. ii iiLR?ir* Accident;?The Albany Daily Ad? vertiser says that ott Thursday^ <>a tho Utica& Sehe* oectav'y rail:or,d. nsar the Palatine bridge, the ax.ie of the truck, which supports the locomotive, suddenly broke, and the whole train, with the ex ception of the tv\o last cars; was thrown otV the track. The locomotive, tender and two wood wagons, were ..upset and the latter shattered to pieces. Fortunately rio person was hurt, an ! there being a doubl* truck on that portion of the road; '.he train, alter two or three hours' detention, wu enabled to proceed. ?aa. Fire at Green Bay.?A block of wooden build. Ings owned bv Di Whittn?, w>t* burned down on )he 24th of December. Tho Phoenix priating and Sheii?"'soflice wore in the same building. Thi printing oilier, all tho book* and papers ih :Lc Sher fl's office, and all the papers and maps ol d< District Surveyor, were d?str??yed. ?U.S. Bank Officers?Tho preliminary ex? amination of Messrs. Biddle, Cowperthwait ami other officers of the l". S. Bank was continued oa Saturday ut Philadelphia, and adjourned over un? til to day. The oul) ?vidence against them thu? far. consists ol memoranda, &c. showing ihtt largo 'sums of mom y were paid to various pers >us about thti time the charter wua obtutno 1 and charged un. di't the head of ' contingent exwfuses.' OCT Henry B. < tfiorne, late I oiler ,; the Eagle Bank ut Boston, has been pui under arrest for thai on a charge of embezzling money from that institution; and on Thursday Ralph Thompson, Broker was also committed on charge ?f receiving tho money from Odiorno, knowing it to have been stolen. The Police of Boston have come to thii city in search uf George F. Cook, another broker, charged by the Grand Jury with the same offenes. Crceltvok an Ar.ui.? "The Arabi/'snyj Mr.Toffsj. end, '? are generally very kind to thi ir horses; which ar?. in (act, part of ilia lai'iily. Slecpiug and eating witi ih in, ami being .?! a uys in bight, tiny (the horses) utvun* jtmiile and amenable,even to ? look. Their fluetncjiltd unwearied pace in tho'doscrt are wonderful and their rago. when their master Is attacked know* no l?.sui:f?. Yet there urn those who sire not no merciful to this uolr* animal. On approaching L'atia, n powerful Arab of about fifty years of age began beating a uiaro which he hnd Inr rowed; until .-.tie absolutely lay exhausted on the greani On seeing this, a young man flew at the offendor, aoda deaptrato struggle ensued. At length they a<nli rolle, over in the dust, the older Arab uppermost, having1 th? thront of the younporone iu his gripe. I contrivedM separate thorni hut there appeared no signs of life in tin youth, until I had placed iu bis uiouih our of Sbernni'i Camphor Lezeuges, (which I always carry with me;)iinl as he -?noii revived from their powerful < ?f rts upon it* norvea I gave him a couple of Shcrimu's I'.i'r Mini Plnaters, to be applied to the liru y.e>l parts, wbieb tool out all the sore,teas by tho next morning. Having Mlf ?.?.?-t<-d tho virtue--, of Shomtan'^ Lox>?ugo.i lor couila. colds, headaches, and sin:li cases us th?y a>c reeoniatii. ?:il f?r, I can n-.ost utroncly receranend them as the tut thingall ever knew;?' They ^rw s:.ld at the wareboa?. 186 Nassau-street, uini or azents, Seo atlveriLtemoBt To tiik Li dies.?The results of the late uuscoociMe and changeable weaiber have been subversive of comfort and attraction to Ladies, by causing a ustiually delicti* ?k.u to bee an': rout'li, mid not unfrcejuently by chap', if. These innovations ure kucccssfully opposed in ibw progress by t^1 u?o of the Nafe d'Ara?ic, wbieh powco es the most iure ynd purifying qualities for all ictlsmrsi tory disea.es of the Lungs and Cheat; as well ?? effect*' ally restoring the natural beautiful complexioa y>i>H* rapid energy truly astonishing. Prepared by Dr. * GRANGER, M Amity-street, and s?;ld by Monri. tonl AvAspinnall I? Astor House and 10 Broadway; Its Dodd's, i.i'l and 771 Broadway, and Druggists getitirsb; in tho city. IT" Hotels, Balls uud Parlies siijii-lird with let ('r(,fl of Leinou, \'a:.il!a, Almond and h;es of Orange, Mtn? berry, Pins; Apple and Lemon ia Form? of Doves; Dcd phins; Eagles, Pyramids and Tausples, Wine and Calf' Foot Jt-llies, < hs'rlette Drusse and Blanc Mange,Roiiliei all kinds of Oruemantal Cakes at prices to <uii the en genc-ies of the tiinr-s by J. Pease A son, No. L"> DivUiot* street. SPIt There ii no mittake in the new remedy whici throws the Do-.tors ;.|| m tbe shiu> by curing cough's at< colds -4 every variety. Ask for the real Hygeine Hot? hound Candy of B. F. Howe; M~ Broadway, corner ci lio^ani st. Howe's Five eine H?akh >v>r> Cajiovv?A pleasant ?nd speedy cuie tor coughs, tore throat, lo.-s of voice, andifl r?iieu.-.-.-, :iTi?ini' 'ror? '-old. Abo of bronchitis. No vi!? drugs in this prepsrati -n. which ia no doubt the best 11 tli*- market b? mg p'-.rfecily isfe, ana at ths same lime eft caciotis. 432 Uroadway, corner of Howard. American Musecm.?On Saturday night there weri Ll'te hundred perkoua in the ilu'-'-uin who could not oj tgui admittance to the Lecture Room wlisretn? perform aiir-rs i;re held, in conscucence of which '.*o perforoajxei were riven. Thi? b>< k? like business. 'J'loa week exui attractions i.ra ei ga?ed. By desire ofnumerou* finnilie* tho Indiana remain a few ni^ht" longer. T. d. Booth, ih AlL-ieo Lady ?ud others appear The model of a pat?: ^Pneumatic B dlroad, the most beautiful invention of tit are, b is ben erected here, and the cars are kept in cot slant moiion. ^ Bo wear Ampiiitheatr8.?A new display of the rtcbert kind pfnoveliies is advertised htre to night, iHcludinglbi ?f our Quarters of the Globe," and " Jeuiiny of Abet deen," besides the unrivalled perform nice* of Joe Swee? ney, ibe zreme?t b'isjo player iu the world. His new ei tiavrtganzi tf " Lucy Long " i? tne be?t thing of the kiti out. ZT Retnil Pricea?75 cent-vSl, $1 and 51* eaea for Chapman'e Patent Taolei tlazor St.'up,of fo'-r side?. 102 William sL From ihe L'. ti. Telegraph. 15" We wcuol call the attention of our readeri to d< advertisement of Mr. s'ebring, in relation to his Hiswn live Cordial; To thoso subject to aitacss of dycpep?i?or nervous disenso, we wcalo recommend the Cordisl.be lieviog ii to be a sovereign remedy, ll may be ogtrdtd uot only as a medicine, but also as a delightful havers and doubtless, will be ext?;n?ivcly used as such, wbes bet ter:known. In flavor it i? exctllenr, and equal tot'* lineal old port <;r sherry. We have jwat tried ia? arncie an'j can rccommcno u as one of ihe beat arcjtapaniioea^ to a hearty dinner that can bo placed uooa sav ubi< ?ob! at 132 Fulton-street. Jl53t ET ^Vnvcrley lvine.?1'h* pub ic can now depe1-'* upon this line ?o:eg through without delayhn the rooMV^'* tn-; afternoon, after leaving Pine at. will driviir'o' itaud on a Irot, right tbrongb, an'l no raistake. H J0** 'tan't believe tlua is true, ride aud see. Fare, bj cents. Season tickets, #10 per quarter. jlllw (2) GEO.AV. HOMA5 X7" Particular Notice?-Those person* cs?1^ furniture of ary description to dispose of, or who *?? breaking up house-keeping, will And a ready sale for portion or all of their goods, by sending ineir addre**. oalliur upon the subscriber. Wnods to any amouat p?f' based.' ai^J (i) F. COLTUN, I'Jl Caaiham iu**1'