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i TRUE VIRTUE CANNOT EXIST WHERE POMP ANU PARADE ARE THE GOVERNING PASSIONS; IT CAN ONLY DWELL WITH THE PEOPLE Andrere Jackson. PONTOTOC MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY. JANUARY 24, I84f>. NUMBER 49. VOLUME 1. to 1T _ , tl ..... end of 95 " npt pa,d u tt the expiratjon mv ^y rec ' ejTed for a p, H . V Mew th»n *ia months, fer which #v will he c' , |» r i( a L *"'* i * ,at invariably required to be „»id in advance. DaDert to be t P n them after the period for which they c0 itmed jj b *ve spired, will be field res "oanhle. *» though they had ordered the paper be . c °". ,in .!^nts containing twelve linesor 1(71 TC t r d for One Dollar, and fifty cents for _ insertion. The number of in* ,VA. 0 'n. tlseiden u ' olher ^ d charged for accordingly.— til ordered out, an^ gd |» tan rr must beacrom A '* r . e V!2 <, |'h < *the cash, ora satisfactory reference a pl ArttTevof a mitteJ. will I*® rî^nneh insertion.* political cir py teal»« ha» .^dresses, for the benefit of in colars or pu ' co an ies. will be charged as ad rertisements, and at ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR^ |or sute or XjTo* announcm* be charged—for County District offices « offices y ADVERTISING. On yearly advertisements a very i c iiint will he _ ua i advertisers,is limited TJ , ® I ' r, In e irnmediate business, and all adver- , moments for the benefit.of other persoos,se.i by them, must b e paid for y __—■ ~~ " mo pv INAUGURAL ADDRB CELLENCY, ALBER T G. PRO i , , t'OVFRNOR-ELECT. ** . Ftlloic Citizens : . . -.i, . llonore Ï T election to the office ol * ovn ' near bi-fore you a second lime, to renew m 7 obligat' 005 10 supi' 0 ** >°ur co, '**' ,u 1 ' rnd faithfully to discharge my 11 • doing *o, «How me to enter in oeo ' ngain to require your generous « ' by a continued watchfulness ovi y varied interest*. ■ ' Two year* have now passe aw _ 1 entered, with " n K-id high duties to which your par ia called me. You have pai*#e y ,M * r ' •>f approval on my conduct, an' you—from a heart lull and over ■* k with gratitude I thnuk you. I enter on a second term with incrensed anxiety and | with a determination, quickened by your approval of the past still to merit your con tidence and to retire from your service with* having forfeited your good opinion.— To be chosen from fifty th m.and voters to ndmin'ater the affaire of a sovereign slate, is a distinction of which any man may boast, hut which no one h«« a right to daim. I Save it by your sufferance, it shall be my constant effort to wear it with t ut reproach; and to surrender it without dishonor. Indulge me. Fellow Citizens, in a re mark or two touching the pre*eni attitude of our state, her future prospect«, and the mean* to be employed in advancinj her to )>reatnes* and glory. Proud as I am ol Mississippi, the home of my childhood, and ol my maturer years, I am prouder still ol her altitude before the world; **»«" | noble bearing which sheexMbits «""d reproaches and contumely cast upon her.— Is she accused bv Bankers snd Bonders of |>csiilential and .rdi.iou. eoiidoct, and of bping "e ringleader OÎ tho sect cslled re* V.diato, si She answer# ** did I sul be Feetu*. "I »«'«"<• ■' Cw, * r * seat, «here I ought to be judged: lo the Jew*, have I done no wrong, a* thou »*«7 L well knowest. For if l be an offontkr or have committed anything worthy of death, I I refuse not to die; but if there bo none or these things whereof the« accuse me. «»" man may deliver me unto them. I »PP« unto Ctrser." Misaisatpp« »* '« |»f bv her own written conatitutioo; if against that she ha* offended, she expect* to be re- 1 proached, but if she ha* not.no man <««y deliver her into hands of Jewish or oiber bond holder«. She appeal* to the Cuoeti* tution. W. w. LELAND, PROPRIETOR and publisher ÎKl-aîfcîfia The "SotJTiiean Teieonz" is published 1 -, *3 a year when paid to advance— weekly ai an,! »5 if not naid 14 it me t ' 7' II -. ii tution. the This day tfty thousand hearts scattered inoo ovsr the broad surface ol Mississippi, «well L«,, with emotion .« fifty thousand foment urn bro their eyee toward, thi, cty To behold he the actions ol their Representative, assembled crea here The state be* been maligned and her fair fame traduced by thoae who are f(0 ignorant or her cause, or knowing her lo bul te tight, refuse «0 dm her juet.ee She ha. with taken her position, and from H eU will not , depart. The ahafta levelled at her honor fall harmless at her feet, because they come , no. from the hand of jua.tce L«t who are tbe guardian* of her unsullied , y fame, preserve^! free from taint or blemish ïrUCd b, her in her noble e.ti.ud. nf vindicating her constitution, in refbntng to na pay demands contracted in it* violat.on; 1, 0 stand by her with equal firmness in her no L less lofty attitude of vindicating that con■ tiCf «Tution .-ill further by payieg debt, enn- , traded b> it* appro*» 1 aad sanctioned by , iuT.ngu.ge- K Mississippi wa. called j, upoa by her constitution to reject the Union of isnk Bosk!., that aa. con,.,tut,on bid* SÄT name, so epl'î Wrn . ^ . fo r more than i washing Her —tern border tor its | fou, hundred «■»*.. re ^,*om tha richest product that warded the toils of man; with navigable rivers like arteries running Iront hcr heart to all her extremities; with salubrity of climate equal to Italy, and a population the bravest and best on God's earth, there is not a land of fairer promise, nor one which may aspire to a higher or a more glorieua Heatiny. Ilow shall wa assist her? Let a portion of our energies be directed to in ternaI improvements. The day will come when Mississippi should be spanned from east to weat by a great central Railroad; when the waters ol the Mississippi should be fenced in, and the fertile lands on its fordere be made to throw their rich trens »"» •«*"> «** Pökels of our people. It we. improvements like iheao that added mil* |jon* to the wealth of New York, and gave ,o,hp namc ° r c:li " ,on k Thr * r improvements cannot be made the next year, or completed perhaps by this finer a iiun; but the natal energy and indomitable r**i'severance of onr people will sooner or later carry them out. It is our duty to commence them. There is a feature in the character of this slate which iS« historian cannot pass hy in silence. It is the independence which marks her conduct. Determining for her ælf what ia right, she fearlessly pursues the conviction of her own judgment, re* gardiens of the opinions and conduct of others. She was first to elect judges by , be people; she first established n purely mP||| |j c Cllrrcne y, and amidst the taunt* and jerra of friends and foe*, she firat stood up in the face of the civilized world and refused to pay an unconstitutional debt enn , racIed j„ j, cr | )nrn p. A state which thus pursues ita own inclinations, and which has already inves'ed ita people with more pow er than any other in tho union, or per hips in Christendom, shou'd be the fore most in giving universal inslruction to its » » An ignorant multi'ude excited hy some fancied wrong and led by some daring and popular dentagogne, may. in s single hour, commit breaches in the fabric of otir gov ernment which the wisdom and ingenuity ' ,9 may no * ■!*** *° r *'P a ' f - educated masses are never phrenzied ihn«; appreciating the Meaning« of liberty, they will never commit excesses in its name.— Then by every consideration of patriotism; |,y your love of liberty; bv the devo'ion w |,ieh you bear to your offspring ; by the sg( . r ; and the accumu | |( ^ w ealth 0 f ycar# 0 f mil ; by the holy rB |j„ jo n of your father; by all that you h(> | d ^ Mr in , hli wor | df or «acred in the wor |j lo c | exhort you to spread the blessings of Education among tho ezoeL«! «pi,,» | e j.; s | a tic>n of this country is wisely Jjvided m'o »täte snd national. As a mem ^ 0 , |b(J , f^jiy 0 f «tatet, we are v j c ii ma or beneficiaries of national leg. , # | Bl j oa „ chance may direct, our voice a , one to filly in her councils, Whilst we direct our domestic le^isla lion so as to develop the resources of our nn)J 9f>cure lo , mr «.| V cs and our pos , a( i, T ,he blessing* of liberty in e free gov erom ^ n , t m *y w e not in earnc*t and re. wru | lerm ,, address our petitiou* and (H)r rrn „, n -.ir*ne** to tho federal legisla. , urP| ao lo govern its councils, as Dot to us in our onward march lo prosper iry and happineaa. Navi whilst other* are the rectp' O's of governmeotsl favor, mlv we a .k for justice. If the tariff op „ r(!M u , t may we not s*k ihst it be re |g]|e(| ? |f prö/ , eli on re.ard. us. may w# 00 , ,, k , h „ u ^ removed 1 Our cot |on w y mm every ses, snd enliven* everv I, i* the axis on which the cummer 1^, worl<J shall congre« re L trict lo e home market, and call lb*a pro tection ? verily, * il •« •t" 51 * proieelion I ¥U |, uret „j ve |«mb* " No, let con* protect us in foreign lands; let OOB * pro ,ecl us a* we «Mt on every aea, „ n<1 („fter ia every port, and we wdl pro* at hmne. 1(K ., „„rselvea end nur government at on mdliim* of the nation s m» 1 y , Hv | av i,hed in developing th« and advancing the proapenty or ^ un(|er the specious pretext or .. pro , id i n g for the common defence and the general welfare." M»*t**'PP» h« »; inoo „n«ted and her remonstrance has no L«,, heard ; she must »»• *•'** bro , d pletfom of the " the prow , older end ««Vf* ^ crea , rt io ,h. comp..s *nd »tteng h a | a for justtce. bhe asks lor » f(0 Vthe nation', coflêrs to her locsd wo ^ bul .he .*k. for and with her co"imerc.^l J , n , uch aa «re demanded by ^P«*'' " un ion. and her contri uui fof , |0IW | weslth- (for . £ , y , hght-hoose to direct tue « 1 r „„rmer has been erected. No oor . fort i. bu.U on »u na »; 0 o liber«l to other»* 1 _ 1, 0 ua> has not even aurvev« o' , , , L h „ riw r equal to aim«« ■»? ^ tiCf w ,. better known to Bn.uh ^^ , 8l2 _ l5 the. to Amafi-o , 94fl . Are we member# of the j, 0 r are •• a«r.ag«r. to th.' of a i a tea, that our lected and our s.f-y ^ ï-ffeÂ i For years J i^ vaia, for its | peeled. ^ ** pablig re- T |radu.i.oo « T™* « 9 t the »a a * te aid in *»od*. Tb« older «tales have clung: to these laoda with a miter's iron grasp.— Gloating over the prospect of gain, they have regarded each dollar wrung from the reluctant grasp of the hardy settler, as so much added to their coffers'. In a lucky hour the principle of graduation was in grafted into the treaty with the Chickasaw Indians. W itness its fruits. In ten years, the lands ceded by the Chickasaw tribe, have made more advances in pipulation and in agriculture than those in the Chock taw cession have in twice that number of years. We have seen the less productive lands in the Choctaw cession go uncultiva ted for almost n quarter of century, and a thrifty population, such as would do credit to any state, d'iven west, where the more liberal government of Teas* gave them lands on belter term«. Our appeals must he renewed. The policy of the United States will ultimately induce her to listen to our petitions. The feeling is now for war—war with England ; a war in which we are to be the greatest sufferers. This war will give im petus to New England manufacturera, and open new and profitable markets for wes tern produce : to ua it would bring blight and desolation. Our hearths, now hsppv and cheerful, will become lonely and deso late—our fields, no longer covered with a snowy white staple and enlivened by the negroe't happy song, will grow up in thorns and thick weeds, and become the resting place of reptiles and ill-omened bird*. Yet are ire ready /or the crisis. Let no one doubt our fealty to the general good—let no one say that Mississippi will be unfaithful to the nation'* honor—let her but konw that her cause is just, and she will march to victory or death. Let the nation be faithful to herself and us—let her »land by her President who "has asked for nothing but what is right," and who bns already sworn upon the altar of his country's glerv, that "he -»ill submit to nothing which is wrong;" and if for this, England wages war upon us, why, let it come—in God's r.ame let it come. In such a cause, there is not a tongue tbs' would not cry for war; snd tho' houses were burned and cities tucked, and tho' biting hunger should e'en claim us for his victims, «nil our voice would be for war : and our mothers, the matrons of the land, would chear us in this goodly work.— Like the mother of the Bparfon heroes, they would bid us return from such a con diet "with our shields, or upon them."— With England must ever rest the question of peace or war. We crnve an honora ble peace, and if this be denied us, we ask tor war. I pray that justice may hold the cales in tho hands of England, and that the genius of peace mey preside over her deliberations. With no disposition to trespass further your indulgence, I conclude with an earue*t wish that you the people may be united in all your efforts to promote the public good ; and that the couueeL ol your representatives, uuder the supervis* of Uivme Providence, may be directed the union ol the State, the happiness of the people, «"d the perpetuity ol liber* tv. end universel peace among wen. 7 AL.UEKT U. ÜKUWN. for ■ui ion tu OREGON DIPLOMACY—OREGON DEBATE—THE OREGON l&JLE. Every American will read ;be corres poudeuce between our secretaries uf state a od the British plenipotentiary with sail« .action and pride. Ably as have our claims Oregon been stated before, tha argu ments Ol the two secretaries ere still abler. Perhaps but lew new lacia have becu bro't me discussion, but these lacis have been more strongly staled, and arguments iront them more cogently enforced, than before the valley ol th* Columbia, aa derived Irom discovery aod occupation, in his usual mas terly mauner—clear, concise, strong aod unanswerable. M r. Calhoun saya he claims »a clear title, on the pert ot the United States, to th# whole region drained by the Columbia, with the right of being reinstated and considered the party in possession, bile treating of the title—io which char acter he must insist on iha;r being con sidered, in conformity with positive treaty stipulation*. He cannot, therefore, con seul that they ehall be regarded, during Ihe negotiation, merely a* occupants in com with Great Britain. Nor can he, while thus regarding their right#, present a counter proposal, based on ihe supposi tion of a joint eccupencv merely, un» i ihe quealioo ol title to the lertitory ie fully Jiscusaed. It is, in bis opinion, only alter >uch a discussion, which shall fully preaeni ihe title# of tha parties re*pec«'*«'y »® lh ® territory, that tbeir claim to it Ç* n h* and satilaclorily adjusted. Pb« United States deair* only whet they mey deem ihemselves justly entitled lo, a®^ ar * ® B ' With I heir presen; IO into Calhoun has handled our title to * mull willing to take less, opinion of their title, the British I*** 0 '!* 0 eoliary must see that the propo^l which he made at the second conference, aad which he more fully rat. fo«h •> h'.cuun ter-ststement falls far short of what «bey believe themselves justly eotuled to. Buchanan, refraining from re arguing .be claim to th« v.lley of the Columbra. ao clearly preraotsd by thi. predeorarar, pro comto to preraoi our ml« to the country be tween the vettey nf the Cnlumbm end tbs Rosste line, 54 40. which te derived fron« the Florid* treaty of 1810; end htn mntn M , to remove the obyratmo. brought • ga.nst this title by Grant Brtfo.n, by ap pealing to the Nootke Sound com H« thus ley« «** hie work*:— «If g should appear that thin Irae'y »«• in transient io its very nature—that it con ferrad upon Great Britain oo right but that ol merely trading with tbe lodiana whilst the country should remain unsettled, and making the necessary establishments for tint purpose—that it did not interfere with the ultimate sovereignty of Spain over the territory—and above all, that it was an nulled by the war between Spain and G. Britain 1796, and hat never sioce been re newed by the partie* —then the British claim to any portion of this territory will prove tobe destitute of foundation." This work ia most faithfully done.— Pakenham in vain endeavors lo pick flaws in it; Buchanan reviews his reply with tre mendous effect; he leaves his antagonist completely unhorsed. That our readers may understand the precise poeitiu« of the controversy, we copy tbe offer made by the president to the Britieh plenipotentiary, which was rejected, and withdrawn. The president proposes, through tbe secretary of Stete, ' that the Oregon territory shail be divided between the two countries by the forty-ninth parallel of north latitude from the Rocky mountains to the Pacific ocean —offering at the same lime to Great Britain any port or porta on Vancouver'* Island, south of this parallel which the British go vernment may desire. He trusta that Great Britain may receive this proposition in ihe friendly spirit by which it was dic tated, and that it may prove the stable foundation of lasting peace and harmony between the two countries. The line pro l>osed will carry out tho principle o( con tinuity equally for both parties, by extend ing the limits both of ancient Louisiana and Canada to the Pacific, along tbe same parallel of latitude which divides them east of the Rocky mountains; and it will secure to each a sufficient number of commodious harbors on the northwest of America." It remains to be seen what effect such tnanswerable arguments will have on the Rritish cabinet; whether it will recede from the impudent and groundless claim it has so long persisted in, or whether it will come up square to the mark, settle the boundary at latitude forty-nine, giving us theColunibin Iree, and taking tha proposed free porta. It is a magnanimous offer on the part of young America. At any rate, :he effect of the publication of these docu ments cannot fail to be good : they will be read and studied by Americans with pat riotic gratification—they will convince (lie candid abroad of the justice of the Ameri can title. The world will aee the way open for a fair, liberal, peaceable settlement. Meantime the bill introduced into the house of representatives by Mr. Douglas* for the protection ol the laborious Oregon pioneers and for the termination of tha joint occupancy, will aoon bring thie ques tion to a decisive issue. "We hope," in Ihe word* of the patriotic Cess, "that Eng land will awaken to* sense of her injustice, and yield where she can yield honorably." Yield ahe must, sooner or later; for a mighty tide of population that ia flowing westward, filled with more than her own mdemitable energy—each unit of it with an unerring riff*—has uttered the word, and will not recel it. The slake ie not a mere arid desert—e worthless strip of territory; and when whig senators aey this, Ihe wor-ls ought lo choke their speech. The stake ia, I be trade of tbe Pacific; Ameri can harbors fur an American commerce of twenty millions; butt* and bounds beyond which tbe insatiable thirst of Great Britain for aggrandizement cannot pass .—Boston Statesman. TEXAS. The following letter is from an intelligent and respectable gentleman who emigrated« Ha fives abort time siuce Irom Tennessee. He fives a glowing description of what he considers "the loveliest land that God ever bleeaed:' Ciockctt, (Texas,) Dec. 3, 1845. Mv usa* sia: I have oot heretofore had time to give you an account of matters and things in these part«; but now, having aome leieure, I will give you some items, as I have gathered them. Tb* general election for governor,lieutenant• governor, aod legis lature take# place throughout the State of Texas on Monday next, (15th i**t.) U*u James P. Henderson ha* been nominated • nd will he elected by an opposition Hander for governor, overwhelming majority. Hi* (Dr. Miller) is merely nomiasl •on is * thoroughgoing democrat of the Jeffersonian school, aod such as should first Honor tbe gubernatorial chair in thiq new State of our Union. Mr. Horton, the worn inee for lieuteoant-governor, will *1»° he elected, but probably by a !«•• majority than General Henderaoo. His opponent (Darnell) was the bearer ofthe new I'exen constitution to the city of Washington. So fares the legislature is concerned, there will scarcely be an avowed whig in it. There is not an electoral district in the State which the people would knowingly select Democracy is n a whig to represent them, the life and light of tbe geod people in this regio«. There is alreedy aome folk * leading men, end even the great body *1 the people, on the eu Heel of our senator« You a«k m« et wfo*. » ho they will be? I would aey, *° n mori, Hotmtaa end Ruak. Houetoe has mure friends aad strooger frieods than aey man te Texas; yet he ha. more «««•'»>«• • nd stronger enemies than Rusk. I *dl leave it to you to reconcile this seeming coetra .iictMm. Rusk live* ie T «'"> Houstoe io th* middle divtaiue. Soem !*• of the aspiring men ie western !>*•• w*** I kmiot from tbat q**«rtef t but |k»y irf not abfo to command that (nsor jus» no» HoJ-ton »* well keowo ** *o origin»' g tbe to Coograe*. ocrai; and, as such, he will doubtless live and die. Rusk, it is said, acted with the whig* in the States; hut aince he has been lie re he h« s so fully carried out the demo cratic doctrines, that he •• received a* such by all, and, though aome have endeavored to aow tare* be^een him and Houston, they have not tocceed?d,a* tbe relation* between these two diatinguUbed gentlemen are of the most friendly character. I have no doubt tliat when they shall have taken their sea:» in the Senate of the United State«, they will be found supporting President Polk in cary ing nut the great doctrines avowed by the Baliimore convention in 1614, and again proclaimed by the President in hi* inaugu ral address. Texas is proud of them, for she knows them; and the nation will be equally so, when their action* in that distin guished body shall be equally known.. The whig party in the United States, by their unreasonable opposition to annexation, have alienated and driven from their runks almost everv fiiend they had here: and you will rarely find a whig here, uoleas it is a latn importation. Emigration is rapidly swelling the tide of our population—filling up the country with the best of citizens from the States. Tbe field* are widening, substantial dwellings are taking the place of the camp of the hunter nnd of the pioneer. The administration of justice (alwnys a good sign) is now conducted without inter ruption; and the decisions ol the courts are received by the people with as much rrspect as in any State in the Union; anv outbreak is discountenanced and punished. Such, my d* ar sir, is what we are beginning to witness already in this the loveliest land that God ever blessed. Texas i* a giant sister, growing to maturity under a conge, niai aky, and forming a beiutiful border un the south western part of our great con federacy. Having long since fixed upon the Rio Grande as tier western limit, sho relies now upon the honor ol tha United Sta'es to sustain it. In ten years from this time Texas will be filled up; and for wealth pop ulation, enterprise, and all (hat constitutes the greatness of a people, will present to any one looking back upon her history, one of the greatest phenomena in the civi lized world. True, «he has now many wants; but when the people of the old State* ■hall understand them, they will soon be supplied. For instance, when it is known in New England that steamboats running upon the waters of Texas, make ten times the profits they make them, companies will be formed, and vessels built expressly for the coasts and rivers of Texas. We rely upon our sagacious and money-loving Yan kee brethren to do ell this, and more. And when it is known that Texas will yeld su gar enough to supply the world we can but look for our Mississippi and Louisiana neighbors to come over and invest their surplus capital in our rich lands. But enough for the present. A hundred and fifty thousand people here, and more than a million in the U. Stales, are waiting with impatience for the completion of an nexation. Although our admission is cer tain, yet while it i. in £eri, ihe wheel* of progrès* era stopped. Admit ua quick ly aa a State, send us the new* and we will celebrate it with rejoicings and bonfires, and go lo build such e monument to our blessed democracy, as will perpetuate her name and her principle* forever. *•*«** a our Proorcdinff* of Ihe E.r^inli> tiire SF.NATE. Satvzdat, January 10, 1946. Th* senate met pursuant to adjournment Mr Labauve introduced tbe eroator elect from Yallabusha, Mr. Wilburn, who pra ■anted in* credentials aod took the oath of Mr. Acker presented a petition of sundry ciliaens of Chickamw, Octibbcha, Luwndes aid Monroe, relative to appripnating a pohioo ofthe 500,000 acres of laod to the clearing out of stream* in those counties, which was referred to the committee oo internal improvement.. Mr. Acker introduced a bill In appropri ste that portioo ofthe revenue derived from the issuing of licenses to sell spirituous Imuora—read first and secund um«, and after aome debate, th* cunsideraiion of said hill was postponed until Monday next. Mr Matthew* reported a bill to reduce the price o( public priolieg, which was raed twice and made the order of the day for Monday next in committee or :he who c at II o'clock, a. m. , . The hour having arrived for the maugu ration ef the governor, the member* pro eeedod to the representative hall, to eon summate the objects of the joint order pre viou.ly made- The ceremony bemg thm members retired to their chamber, when un moi ion. a recess was bad. Tbe sensta was called to order, when a me*s«ue was received from the hourf of representatives informing the senete. 'hat it wa. resdv to receive tho member, there of, to go into the election of Ueu«d State« is tbe nd ■NHMM •exAToaiAL ziecTtox The member» proceeded to the repre ■enfotive ball. «»<* the president «nouncca the obt» 1 «« n **«* , "lU , , Oo motion of Pel« Labnuve the eine tion for United State, senator for the con stiiuttoaal term of six when Mr. Matthew* nominated H. 8. hoo'e of Hinds end Mr. Guioa nominated George 'Ihe vote« are as follow*: Wiec heater. Foote. Quiunan, Winches!«:, 1 The president then proclaimed ibat Hen ry S. F.«»te was legally and constitution ally etrc.ed senator in congress, for the term of six years from the 4th of March, 1847. Ou motion of Mr. Labnuve, the election to fill tho unexpired term occasioned by the resignation of the lion. R. J. Walker, agrred to, and Jos. W. Chalmers of Mae. shall, wa* put in nomination by him, and Ge.irge Winchester by Mr. Uuion. The result is as follows: Chalmers, Winchester, The president then announced that Jos. W. Chalmers was legally and constitu tionally elected senator io coogress to fill the place of R. J. Walker, resigned. The joint assembly having trsnsactrd their business, the members of the senate retired to tha senate chamber and on mo tion adjourned unttl Monday, 10 o'clock, P. M. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. SsnisAT, Jan. 10, 1SI0. On motion of Mr. Wade, tbe tmia! morn ing business bring dispensed with: the house took up that part of tbe joint resolu tion adopted by the senste relative lo the appointment of a committee to divide tho state into congressional districts, which was agretd to, and lim chair appointee* Messrs. Alcorn, Roliertson, Green of Tippah, Smyth of Winston, Beatty, Simrall and Froat the committee on the part of the house. Mr. Wade, from the committee appoint ed for that purpose, reported the arrange« menu adopted for the installation of the governor elect, which wa* received and agreed to. Governor Brown then rose, and in a clear and audible voice pronounced the address which w>ll be found in another column; after which chief justice Sharkey, administered the oath of office, and the governor being declared the commander in chief of the army and n*vy of the state, for the term of two years ensuing, the pro cession was reformed and retired from the hall as it entered. The house then look a recess to afford time to prepare the hall for the election of senator*. At the hour appointed, the speak er resumed th« chair, and tbe senate wa* introduced and took the seats assigned them. 96 33 them. Mr. Matthews nf the senate then roee, and remarking that the hour had arrived for executing the joint order for the elec tion of a senator of the United Statee for the term of six year* from the 4th March, 1847, and also to fill the vacancy occasion ed by the resignation of Mr. Walker, moved that the convention proceed to the election, which was agreed to, and tbe election rtra core was determined on. Mr Labauv* of the senate, moved that the convention proceed first to tbe election of a senator for the eix year# term, which was agreed to. Mr. Matthews put in nomination Henry S. Foote, of the county of Hind*. Mr. Uuion ofthe senate, nominated Geo. Winchester of theco inty of Adams. On the first vote it appeared that Gen. Foote received Mr. Winchester, Gen. Quitman, Wheraupoo Geo. Foote was pronounced duly and constitutionally elected U. 8. se nator for the term of 6 years from the 4th Vnrrh, 1847. The convention then prot ceded to the election of e senator lo fill the unexpired term of Mr. Welker. Mr. Labauve nominated Joaeph W. Chalmers of the county of Marshall. Mr. GuioO nominated Mr. Winchester. On the first vote, Mr. Chalmers received 98 vote* snd Mr. Winchester 83 votes; whereupon Mr. Chalmers was pronounced duly and constitutionally elected for the said unexpired term. The tenet* then retired from tbe cham ber, and tbe speaker resuming the chair. Mr. Connell, from the select committee on printing, made a report, that the com mittee had agreed lo a bill which will be presented to the senate, with the report of the auditor of public account* on the sub ject. The report was received and agreed The house then look up the joint resolu tion from tbe senate, upon the donation of 500.000 acres of land by the general go vernment. Mr. Alcorn moved to insert 15 a* the number of the committee on the part of tbe house, which was agreed to. Mr. Harris moved the appointment of a committee of three, to wait on Gov. Brown, and request of him a copy of hie Inaugural Address for the use of the house, » h.ch was agreed to, and then the house adjourned. 35 1 ti. An imerestieg controversy ts going on in England a* to the brat mode of fortifying that noun* rv «gains» an invasion from They seem to consider it a vary important matter. Thi* may account for ihe activity ofthe preparations in military and naval affairs in Great Bma ft. Her old enevoy is watching h*r with an eag a eye amid • be external »h»w «T civility sod po liteness. Louis Phi"ip»e ever and hu J«*tb will Se ; n „ «vents. If Oregon ikoild tempi tho cupidity and amSumn nf England info a war with America, »he wi I make a grand mistake wh» h timo will m ver rectify. It is stated conR-tently that English porta will not be opened to' oor prnduo^ some account, issrswai the tathire ofi France. will not lire fof' the »ignal of stir and. not more -rtfon* 'ban u be* bran to former 1 — Lo adsnT Drm s« sr.