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- Secretary Stanton ordered on the
lOta inst, that Dr. Ives, a correspon
dent of the New York Herald, be con
fined in Fort McHenry for publishing
in said paper, matters that should have
been kept secret. Right.
Xjea VK worth, Feb. 10. By a gen
eral order Gen. Hunter declares mar
tial law throughout the State of Kan
sas, and declares that the crime of
jayhawking shall be put down with a
strong hand and summary process.
Joseph E. Holmes, Secretary of New
Mexico, eleven and a half days from
Santa Fc, brings important dispatches
to Gen. Hunter, and information re
garding affairs in the Territory. , The
rebel Brigadier General, II. II. Sib
Icy, was within thirty miles of Fort
Craig with 2,500 Texans with artillery,
and had issued a buncombe proclama
tion. Col. Conley has taken active
measures to oppose him and felt able
to make a successful resistance.
Washington Feb. 10. The fol
lowing is the substance of the charges,
under w hich Brigadier General Charles
r. Stone was arrested at two o'clock,
yesterday morning, by a guard under
the immediate command of Brigadier
General Sykes, of the Trovost Mar-i
Khali' s force, and sent to Fort Lafay
ette by the afternoon train:
1st, For misbehavior at the battle of Bali's
2d, For holding correspondence with the
enemy before and since the battle of Ball's
Bluff, and receiving visits from rebel officers
in his camp.
3d, For treacherously suffering the enemy
to build a fort or strong work since the bat
tle of Ball's Bluff under his guns without
4'.h, For treacherous design to expose his
force to capture and destruction by tho ene
my under prepense of orders for a movement
from tbe Commanding ueneral which naa
not been given.
A court martial will be speedily ordered.
Santa Anna is on his road to Mex-
Tke Ohio Stale Jtaraal aa Enaaa-
. The emancipationists 'and radical
Republicans receive no quarter at the
hands of the Journal of this city. It
has in each of its daily issues of the
31st nit. and 1st Inst, along editorial
on the same subject, to wit: "Emanci
pation as a Government Policy." In
these articles it advocates the doctrine
for which we, in common with other
Democrats, have contended since the
outbreak of the insurrection that the
war should be carried on solely for, the
suppression of the rebellion and upon a
constitutional basis. . . ,
We shall not undertake a review of
the Journal's articles; bet a few points
in them are worthy of special notice
The Journal characterizes the asser
tion that emancipation is "the cheap
est and safest mode of suppressing the
rebellion" as an "acknowledgement of
our inferiority of our inabilaty to save
ourselves and our country, except by
the help of the African." .
And if saved in this mode for the present
continues the Journal, how eould it be kept
safe in tbe future? jNay we dnv that
excellence of those doctrines, and to
the certainty that it is only by acting
upon them and repudiating altogether
the opposite heresies, that the Consti
tution can be maintained and the Union
saved. Statesman.. - --
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The Steamship America arrived at
Halifax Feb. 10. and brass the fol
lowing important news:
The London Shipping Gazette says that a
semi official note has been addressed to the
British Government by France, respecting
the blockade of the Confederate ports, to tbe
effect that the Emperor cannot longer allow
the French commerce to be injured by re-
strictirg the non effective blockade, and that
he will ahortly make an crucial demand . to
tbe English Government to join him in rai
sins the blockade, and that in ease ol son
compliance, he will take the initiative.
St. Louis, Feb. 10. The following tele
grams hare been received at headquarters:
Washington. Fab. 8. Major (ieneral
Ualleck, St. Louis: Teur energy and ability
receives the strongest commendation of this
Department. You have my pet feet confidence
and you may rely upon my utmost support
in your undertakings. The pressure of my
engagements has prevented me from writing,
but I will do so fully in a day or two.
E. M. Stan tost, Sec'y of War.
Alo the following:
Major General TaBot Thank General
Grant, Flag officer Foot, and their commands,
Two dispatches, dated .the 6th, received by
General Ualleck, state that Gen. Curtis,
south of Lebanon, bad taken twenty-nine
prison rr, including two Captains and one
Quartermaster, also a quantity of flour.
lion. SL H. '' Speech.
"We are under obligations to Mr.
Cox for a copy of th Globe containing
his able reply to Mr. Gurley on the get
eral conduct of the war. It is oneof the
spiciest and best speeches wc ever read-Although-it
is lengthy," we shall try
and find room for the whole of it in the
columns of the Sentinel before long.
We have enjoyed ourselves so well in
reading it, that we are anxious our rea
ders shall have the same pleasure.
,,' Mr. Vfndftwarfh'a Speech.
We publish on the first page, the
wrhole of the speech of Mr. Wadsworth,
of Kentucky, recently made in the
House of Coegresa.' It places die ques
tion under discussion just where it can
b e understood and where it ' will be
" kept so far as making this an abolition
war is c oncerned. Had the abolition
ists remained just "where they will now
osn be driven, , we never should have
had a? war, no national debt, no such
rain Mid desolation as now stares at us,
look in what direction we may. . -
sa i a f
'ur&Hw tprra.nh frcm San Fran-
. o r .
'Cisco, we hare news that the Spanish
.army ww defeated in an engagement
'with the Mexicans at the .National
Bridge, near YeraCru. The engage
ment, lasted five hears. This place
will be remembered as the scene of a
enirited encasement between the A
. mcrican and Mexican forces daring our
troubles with that country. The Mex
icans seem to have prof ted by their
campaign against the , Americans, and
Are putting forth all their energies to
welcome the ' invaders tritk " fVLwij
fcaads to hospitable graves." . j,r
J6.I will be seen by the official
, report of Commodore Foote that the
' Union troops nave achieved 4 glorious'
victory on the Tennessee river. ' ' 4
would be either cheapest or safest. The
feeling of the South, in thousands ol caies
now longing for tb Union under which tfiev
have been always protected, would by suck
an act become universally embittered, and
intensified in its hostility to a degree of sexh
ntter ferocity, that would render the war
against rebellion a sanguinary combat through
Nor can it be regarded as altogether a safe
proceeding to uproot at one stroke the domes
tio relations of whole commonwealths, to
annul all the laws governing the relation of
master and slave, to abrogate their relative
rights and duties, and to turn four million of
negroes, with tneir minds uninformed, ibeir.
passions unregulated, . their lusts 'untamed,
out upon civilization with no power to re
strain but by the stern arm of an omnipres
ent military, force! such a proceeding might
well invoEe tbe most prudential caution.
The Journal "repudiates utterly"
the adoption of emancipation as a "mil
itary necessity," which its radical breth
ren put forth with the greatest confi'
dence and urge with the utmost perti-
nancy. It seems in this claim for
emancipation and exhibition of "its
most hideous and revolting features,"
But, when it is remehered that "military
necessity" is, and ever has been, amply an
other name for military despotism, and an
apology for crime and lawlessness, then the
offensive features of this measure of emanci
pation become painlully conspicuous.
Of the assumption of the emancipa
tionists or radical Republicans that
"towards rebels we are not bound by
the forms of law that by their own
acts they have nullified constitutional
obligations, and that we of the loyal
States are, therefore and thereby, ex
onerated from the observance of legal
restraints and constitutional provisions" :
the Journal says:
This assumption, we feel oompelled to say
is even more monstrous than the measure of
emancipation itself: it is revolution! nay,
worse, it it moral treason! it is anarchy! For
when did it ever come to pass that, because
one man had violated law, other men were
justified in disregarding the law as toward
' j him? It were as well to say that, because
man was a sinner and had rebelled against
his Maker, therefore God's laws were nulli
fiedthe constitution of the moral world ab
rogated. Certainly, punishment the most
condign should be visited upon the rebellious
sinner - never without law but always in
conformity with, and by virtue of. law. It
is on this ground that we would cling to our
Constitution; and most fondly and firmly
when rebellion and lawlessness were threat
ening the nation. This is indeed our only
refuge, our ark of safety wherein to outride
the deluge of evils that are poured upon the
land. The plea of "military necessity" robs
us of this refuge,' and leaves us nothing to
work by save tbe undefined and irresponsi
ble requirements of a military despotism.
In its second article the Journal
quotes the following resolution which
was adopted by the House of Repre
sentatives in Congress, on the 11th of
February last, without a single dissen
That neither the Coagress of the United
States, nor the people or governments of the
noa-slaveholding States have the constitu
tional right to legislate upon, or interfere
with, slavery in any of tho slaveholding
States in the Union.
It also quotes the Crittenden resolu
tion adopted on the 22d of July last by
the present House, with only two dis
senting votes, and says:. .
We brinz these records to mind, not be
cause we presume any on is ignorant of
them, but as landmarks to guide at among
the shifting currents and engulphing whirl
pools of the present tempestuous times.
We do it for another purpose to show the
record of some men in Congress, who are
now advocating the policy of emancipation,
We would have them remember that under
the solemn p'edge of that record, they sailed
upon the nation for half a million of men and
hundreds of million! of money, ihe people,
looking at that record, and seeing there tbe
faith of tbe nation pledged to employ those
men and apply that money lor the purpose
of defending and maintaining "the eitpremacy
of (he Constitution and to premve the Union
with all the dignity, equality, and right of
tbe Several States unimpaired," cave their
men by hundreds ol thousands and their
treasure by hundreds of millions. This hav
ing been done, who can now honettly and
itttOu ask that this money shall be employed
in executing a useless decree of mancipation
in direct violation of tbe most solemn pledges
that were ever proffered by Representative
and accepted by constituents
We annex the closing paragraph of
the Journal's second article:
We are committed wholly, absolutely, ir
revocably to tbe suppression ol the rebellion.
But, while we would crash tbe last vestige
of its pestilent presence, wo would not also
null down tbe the proud dome of our Consti
tution and cover ourselves in the ruin ol our
country. . Therefore, while we press forward
in tbe contest, our maxim and our motto
snail be Oua Couvtbt as it Was! Oua
Coksjttctioh as it is!
How the radicals will relish the
strong Democratic conservative doc
trines pat forth by the central Repub
lican of gan in Ohio, and whether that
organ will not be forced to recede from
the high constitutional ground it ; has
taken, remains to be seen. For thei
Expalaioaa reMattr Bright.
It will be seen by reference to our
Congressional proceedings, that Hon.
Jesse D. Bright, one of the ' Senators
. V ' .a. ,
from the State of Indiana, has been ex
pelled from tho Senato on the charge of
treason. Read the proceedings,and es
pecially read the remarks of Mr. Cow
an, one of the Senators from Pennsyl
vania, and a graduate of Athens col
lege in this county. ' His oath would
not permit him tovote for Brighf s ex
pulsion. ; The New York Argus, in an able
ar ticlc.explains this case thus: The Sen
atorial Committee, to whom was refer
red the question of the charges against
Senator Bright, reported that they were
not sufficient to justify nis expulsion;
but a portion of the Senate are discon
tented with the decision, and are mov
ing to expel, from their uncongenial as
sociation, one of the few remaining
Democratic members. ':
The only charge against Bright is
that he gave a letter.of introduction to
Jefferson Davis, as President of the
Confederate States. Senator Bright
disclaims all remembrance of the act:
but admit it to be true; and admit it to
l.avo hpen in earnest: and concede all
the censurableness of his having cor
respondence with the enemy; what,
then? Mr.. Bright was avowedly an
opponent of Secession. - He did not
hold, with the Tribune that secession
mi ritrht- that the Southern states
had the same right to a seperate inde
pendence as .the revolted tolonies in
177G. He never preached disunion,
or gave secret or public aid to the dis-
unionists. At the time he is charged
with giving a mere formal letter of in
troduction to Jefferson Davis, Mr. Sec
retary Seward was negotiating with the
Southern Commissioners in regard to
the evacuation of Fort Sumpter, and
had substantially agreed to make that
A.e we to go back beyond the actual
outbreak of hostilities, to see who tam
pered with the seceding States? Let
Mr. Seward and his fellows of the Cab-
iuet, let President Lincoln himself, an
swer then. Let Mr. Harvey, our Min
ister to Portugal, explain how, and at
whose instance, he sent on the dispatch
es by telegraph announcing the move
ment of the fleet to the relief of Sump'
ter! The electric spark that carried
that announcement lighted the batter
ies that beleaguered the fortress and
struck down the American flag; Who
is responsible for it? Who stood be
hind Harvey and prompted him; and
who now holds him in his undeserved
office? . ' .
We care nothing for Mr. Bright. He,
to judge by his defiant tone, cares noth
ing for his place not enough to make
anv concessions to his adversaries. But
he is the representative of a sovereign
and loyal State; and its rights are in
nue&tion. We do not believe that
Tl . .
there is, outside of the Abolitionists, in
the State of Indiana, a traitor. We
are sure that of the disloyal men, whose
evil instruction and reckless agitation
have resulted in the gradual weakening
and final rupture of Federal ties, three
fourths are the political opponents of
Mr. Bright. The political majority in
the Senate, therefore, have no right to
disfranchise, Indiana, by the proscrip
tion of Mr'.' Bright; and if they do, the
State will rise up to protest against it.
If Mr. Bright had for long years pre
sented petitions to dissolve the Union,
like Senator Hale; if he had proclaim
ed the Union not worth preserving,
like Senator Wade; if, he were embar
rassing the Administration and threat
ening the generals in the army, like
other Senators; if he had organized a
senatorial cabal to lay prostrate the
Constitution, lest it should stand in the
way of an empirical scheme of eman
cipation; if, he had installed a dema
gogue .reign in Washington, and ob
structed legislation while the army was
paralyzed, and a financial crisis threat
ened to engulf national credit and pub
he and private prosperity; then we
would invoke against him the wrath of
the people and the judgment of Heav
en. 1 But even then we would not ex
pel him from the Senate,', We would
leave him to his constituents: trusting
to the patriotic of Indiana to do justice
to him and the country.
The Black Republicans of Wheeling
organised under the name of Union
Clubs, they being the par excellent Un
nion men of the country, and nomina
ted a full ticket of that stripe. ! The
Constitutional Union Ven of that city,
the pure Democracy, made no formal
nominations, but supported as inde.
pendent candinates, Messrs. A. J.
Sweeney for Mayor, Snitfl M. Donald
for City Sergeant, R. W. uaraing tor
Treasurer, and all the others who were
elected. ,; Thefollowinz is the result
as we find it in the Press. 7
W.Pazton, , 003
City Sergeant: ..
Smith McDonald, 811
John Bishoy, . ' s 427 ,
Henry Uonanr, , , '
City Clerk. t
Jacob Burkle, . . , 1106 .
Samuel P. Hall
City Treaturer. '
R. W. Hardinc, ' 101
James McOonnel, - 673
Wharf Matter: .
Jos. KoMVtb, - . 1569
Street Comn'r: , .
Henry Sharp, v 1540
Svp-t Water Worlul
Wm. Dnlty, , 1120
Hiram Jones, . ' t , 478
He had nothing to gain by supporting the
Senator from Indiana; nothing to gain by
opposing what he believed to be tbe universal
sentiment of bis State. Bat he should be
true to conscience; would rather be torn by
wild horses ibasj vie Id hi convictions, lie
was a free maa and nobody bis roaster.
After further remarks by M JJourai ana
Willey, tbe vole was taken oa tbe resolution
Jeffj. mefurs. Antnony, Browning, unan
dler, Clark, Collamer, Davis, Dixon, Doolit-
tle, Fsssenden, Foote, Fos'er, Grimes, Hale,
Harlan, Henderson, Howard, Howe, Johnson,
King, Lane, of Indiana, M'Dougal, Morrill,
Pomarov. Sherman. '. Sumner. Simmons,
Tromboti, Wade, Wilson, ol mo., wuson, oi
Hass, Wilraot 32.
JVflv. Messrs. Bayard, Carlisle, Cowan,
Harris, Kennedy, Latham, Kesmith, rearee,
Powell, Bice, Sanbbwy, Ten Eyck, Thom
son. Wille-.14 , , ,,
Tbe Vice President said as two-thirds
voted in favor of tbe resolution it was adopt
ed. (Applause in the gallery, which was im-
mediatelv checked by tbe chair.) -
HOUSE. The House went into Commit
tee of the Whole on the utate of tbe Union,
and proceeded to the consideration of tbe
Treasury Mote bill .
Mr. Crisswell said tbe legal tender clause
was a palpable violation of the (Jonstitmioa
and be would not vote for it, il it designs to
give paper the equal value of gold. Snould
that clause be retained, publ eredit eould
uot be sustained by it. .
Alter a lengthy debate the Committee rose
It was mutually agreed upon that tbe gener
al debate on this bill is to cease on the expi
ration of two hours' after the House shall
agiin take it up. ;-!-'.. ..-.
The House then adjourned. . - e
JfaSr Mrs. Lincoln had a gay dancing
party at the White House on last Wed
nesday evening. The principal guest
was Mrs. James Cordon Bennett, wife
of the editor of tho Satanic New York
Herald. 'Nero fiddled while Rome
was burning." . '
U,The Tuscarawas Advocate of last
week publishes in full the late speech of
Hon. John A. Bingham." The editor
of the Advocate totally dissents from
Mr. Bingham's unconstitutional and
disunion emancipation propositions,
and shows np John's inconsistency in
better style than it could have been
done by a Locofoco.
The Lawrence county Clipper (Uni-
on) says "there was a time, but it is
past and gone, when our legislators le
gislated for the benefit of their constit
uents. Now it is otherwise; a majority
of the members of our General Assem
bly are governed by selfish and merce
nary motives, looking to future promo-
tion and self-aggrandizement. '
That is not very complimentary to a
body ol men, the very large majority
of whom were elected as "Union men.
-flThe Ohio State Journal is out
in a strong article against making Trea
sury notes a legal tender.
A special Washington dispatch to
the Cincinnati Oazette states that on
the 5th instant, the last million dollars
left the Treasury to feed the troops
who are fighting the enemy. ,
, The Washington corrrespondent of
the Cincinnati Gazette states that the
ball af the. White House on Wednesday
night, Feb. 6, was a success for Mrs.
Lincoln.lbut costly for the Treasury.
There were eight hundred invitations,
The throng was immense from half past
nine to midnight, when a sumptuous
supper, provided by Maillard of New
York, was announced. . President Lin
coln promenaded with Miss Browning,
and Mrs. Lincoln with Senator Brown
ing. - The Japanese dowis were lull or
champagne punch. ,. .',: ,
Washington, Feb. 5.
SENATE. "Mr. Carlisle, of Va., moved
to take up the resolution ne onerea some
time since in regard to toe finances ol the
country. He Said be ottered tbe resolution
for tbe purpose oi calling ine auenuun oi iue
Senate to the finances of tbe country. The
expenses ol the country are now at the rate
of fifty millions of dollars per month. He
bad hoped ere this to have some plan from
th Secretary of the Treasury, but the only
plan he had proposed was the issue of paper
currency; he was opposed to any union of the
irnvernment and the banks, and was not will
ing that the government should be dependent
upon the banks. II it depends on an irre
dAAmable Daoer issue, financial ruin must
follow. He advocated ihe passage of his res
olution as affording a safe and sound basis for
specie currency. The resolution was reierr
ed to the Committee on Finance.
Mr. Fessenden from the Committee on Fi
reoorted back the bill making an ap
propriation for the support of the Military
Academv at West Point. Without amend
mentthe bill was passed. .
Mr. Sumner offered a tesolution calling on
the President to furnish the Senate with the
recent correspondence, relative to the presen
tation of American citizens at the Court of
Prance. Adopted. :
On motion of Mr. Wilson, tbe bill to define
tho pav and emoluments of officers of the
army was taken op, and the amendments of
tbe committee adopted.
Mr. Sherman called lor the reading oi the
9th section, which reduces the salaries of
officers and all persons employed in the army
and navv ten Det cent, aurtns me reoetiion.
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tie saia uuu it mat vh au icuuuuuu
that Coneress was willing to make be would
acouiesce. but this preserves all the irregular
ities of tbe old system oi comiN-usawn now
(breed by a hundred bills. He thought that
if this bill was passed and these inequalities
fixed, and the old system of mileage kept in
force, we should take in nana a general sys
tem of reduction and retrenchment. The
estimates for the expenses of the next fiscal
year were $560,(XX),OUO, and we know this
will be increased by various bills. This is
five times tbe amount of the currency of the
country, and more than the expenses of
Great Britain during the war with Napoleon.
Tbe roornine hour having expired the bill
was laid over, and the Bright case taken up.
. Mr. Anthonr said that be bad arrived at
the conclusion that be must vote for the res
olution of expulsion, though be should do it
with a great deal of pain, in times like
these the Senate must not be filled with men
the least suspected ol disloyalty. He should
vote on the simple record oi me letter, lie
thought that any Senator who could write to
such a man to such a traitor was unfit for
a seat in tbe Senator.
Mr. Uarria made a reply to the attempt of
tbe New York Legislature to dictate to him
his course on the subject. On a question of
political expediency or national policy be
would listen to the legislature, but on a
question of right and wrong, he was bimseli
.'I 1 - . Li- AAHaMnMA ..J k !m flJt
reHnooaiDiv w u ww iuj hi uw,
and be would allow no man or body of men
to ioterveoe between him and conscience.
On an executive or judicial question tbe Leg
islature bad no right to interfere
Mr. Bay anl spoke at some' length in favor
of Mr. Bright, contending that the .Senator
could not, from all tbe circumstances, at tbe
time the letter was written, believe that there
was to be war, and consequently could not
have had any intention of doing wrong in
writing a simple note ol introduction. ,
Mr. Bright made a lengthy speech, com
plaining oi the injustice that had been done
mm, ana oi toe jbiiimu hjiiiii exnioiiea
against hint during the debate on this subject.
11 he was expelled he intended to refer the.
question to the people of Indiana. I
sir. Ten .yck wnowea, aecianng nis in
jKaJ-Tho Federal troops are again
present we accept its tribute to tbej in possession ef Romney.
. ' Washington, Feb. Clh,
SENATE. Those who voted against
Brieht's expulsion were:
Mays Messer. Bayard, Cowan, Carlisle,
Harris, Kennedy, Latham, Nesmith, Pea roe,
Powell, Kice, baulsbury, ten Eyck, Tnomp
son and Willey 14. . ; '
The vice president said as two-thirds had
voted in favor of the resolution it was adop
Mr. King presented several petitions, ask
ing that three hundred thousand copies ol the
Agricultural report be printed in the German
Mr. Carlisle presented a petition, numer
ously signed by citizens ol Boston, asking
Congress to leave the negro question alone
and attend to the business of the country,
The bill to define tbe pay and emolument
of tbe officers of tbe army, was taken up.
Mr. Sherman faid the bill did not meet the
difficulty. . A year ago we were physically
work, - with no public debt; now we are
physically strong, but financially weak. The
total amount of the expenses, for the next
year, will probably not be less than $550,
000,000. This is a greater expense than ewr
was borne by any nation, the highest ex
penditure of Great Baitain was never five
hundred millions of dollars a year, not even
in the war with Napoleon. Mr. Sherman
here Quoted from the London Post, tbe Gov
eminent organ, which said that we, the Uni
tod States Government, were approaching
national bankruptcy. In his judgment three
propositions were needed:
First, the prompt levy .of a tax on not less
than $150,000,000; Second, a careful revision
of the laws regulating salaries and compensa
tions; Third, rigid scrutiny into tbe disburse
meot of all public funds, and prompt punish
ment of every officer taking money or allow
ing others to take it for property in the ser
vice, of which the Government does not
A loner discussion ensued on the bill to
curtail or tax officers' pay, etc., during which
Mr. Uoolittle said the people demanded taxa
tion and victorv both.
Mr. Doolittle offered an amendment, which
was agreed to, the reducing; mileage of mem
bers of Congress fifty percent, - . . i
After executive session adjourned.
HOUSE. The House went into commit
tee of the Whole on the Treaury note bill.
Mr. Kellogg of 111., spoke on the bill.
Mr. Cunwav of Kansis, asked ' leave to
offer the following to which Mr. Mayard ob
jected, and unanimous consent was required
to introduce it.
Buolved, That the president be required to
furnish the House, if not incompatible With
public interests, With tbe names of all per
sons arrested under the order of any executive
officer without legal process, and confined in
any of the forts or other prisons of this coun
try as prisoners ol war; the names or tbe
forts or other prisons iu which saia persoua
have been and are confined respectively; the
date of the several arrests, together with a
full statement of the charges and evidence
upon which thev were arrested; also the
names of all such persons who have since
been discharged; the date of their several dis
charged, and the rersons for the same.
The House then took up the treasury
Mr. Thomas, of Mass., cave the reasons
which would induce bim to vote against the
bill a it now stands.
An incidental debate occurred, during
which Mr. Morrtll of Vermont said the pend
ing bill was reported by only half of the com
mittee on Ways and Means. -
After further ; debate, the legal tender
clause was rejected yeas 53 , nays 93.
- Mr. Morton ofterd Morrill' substitute witn
amendments to tbe bill. 1 Rejected by 65 to
93. - 'r-'f-.v;;:, ..;,-
Mr. Stevens presented a modification of the
original bill. Agreed to. .
Danlmoue consent, to-day, the Boost amen
ded tbe bill by striking out tbe words, thos
leaving It to tbe eotiveniecee or opuoa oi we
Treasury Department to pay the interest
either in coin or paper, -
Mr, Holmrn, from tbe eorftlntltee en Gov
ernment Contracts, reported a joint resolu
tion declainng that certain lands mtn gran
ted to M issouri on condition that government
troops and military s applies bs transported
over such railroads as might ba constructed
from the sales and the proceeds thereof tree
of charge; but in consideration or we fact
that the ability of tbe Hannibal ft St. Joseph
and Pacifio Railroads have been greatly im
parled by the pubho enemy, the (secretary of
War it authorized to make such an adjust
ment with these roads as may be just and
reasonable, during tbe existence of the re
bellion; provided the charges do not exceed
those fixed by tbe War Department.
Mr. Holman urad the necessity of the
adonfion of the resolution, and maintained
that tbe uovernmeni count not transport
trooM. amunitiuns and supplies as economi
cally were it to lake possession of tbe rail
mad aa. nnvaie Daniea.
Mr. Sedeewick caused the despatch from
Flaa-cffi.r Foote to Secretary Welles to be
r ., i .... i L : i ;.l
read to tne aue. wuicu was rvsvircu wiiu
treat demonstrations of applause.
. . . .-.. L-
A resolution WM reported roqueting me
Secretary of War to inform tbe House the
amount paid each railroad company for trans.
portaiion and supplies.
Tb House considered tbe report of the
committee on Government contracts. Uon
sideration postponed till Tuesday of next
Mr. Blair, from the committee of Confer
ence on amendment to the bill makinc ap
propriation for the defense of Washington,
made a report, which was agreed to.
Vr. Blair explained that the committee
did nothing reirardinn home troops in Ken
tuckv. for tbe reason that tbe bill in which
raisine them depended, was pending in the
Fort Henry Taken by our Troops,
Cairo, Feb, 7. Fort Henry, on the Ten
nessee river, surrendered yesterday at 1 o'
clock, after a determined resistance.
Tbe fight, which lasted one boor and
twenty minutes, was conducted by ibe gun
boats Cincinnati, Ejsex, and at. Jjouis.
The Cinoinnati fired one. hundred and
twenty-five rounds, and received thirty four
shots from tbe rebel guns, only one man was
The St. Louis fired one hundred aud ten;
she received no damage. .
The Essex was disabled at the tenth round
by a ball striking ber boilers. Thirty-two
were killed and tcallded : to death. , tapu
Foster was badly scalded but not dangerous
ly. , . ,
Two rebel uenerais, one uoionei, two
Captains, and one hundred privates were ta
Tbe fort mounted seventeen guns.
The land forces did not reach the scene of
action lor two hours after the surrender.
The Memphis and Ohio Railroad bridge,
fifteen miles above the fort, has been taken
possession of by our troops.
Highly Imporlaat News rsM Eo-
rpe airrwaeiiisasT AtMtaa1 ef
Oreat BrltaluTtae BUcita
Qncstloa. , u ,
Tho foreign newt by the last steamer win
awakja profound interest and solicitude fax
all parts of tbe country, it K, perhaps, tho
most important intelligence that has been ra
eetved from Europe aloes tbe all of Fort
Sqmpev. K then are ay who doubt that
England and Trance intend to interfere la
ewr civil war, their belief will be bakea by
the general tenor of this intelligence. The
letlef of Earl RuttelL the British Foreiga-
Seeretary. to Mr. Seward in relation to our
Charleston stone blockade, which was alluded
to In the last European news, has been pub
lished in sabetaneo in Grat Britain. It W
peculiar document, bains a ooiDpoond of
argument and of menaee toward this country,
and contains language which no foreign na
tion ever holds to another that it intends to
remain on terms of amity with. It it arro
gant, it is supercilious and haughty. - W
hould much like to see the reply of Mr.'
Seward to this extraordinary State paper.
Tbe English press still keeps up the eamo'
terrible vollies of denunciation of the Federal
cause that distinguished it in the' Ireni alftir.
The London Post, the orgao ol tbe BntuHr
Premier, more than bints that recognition of
the South it at hand, and that tho Soother
blockade must be raised. 1 Its Liverpool'
namesake is out flat footed for thi measure,
which is now tb (treat subject of pelitioal .
discussion in Englaad. The general import
of the news Indicates this poircy, and, if w
may eredit the' reports. France coincide
with England. Every Arrival from' Europe
will now be looked for with tbe moat tntenso -
interest. - The crisis that is to determine the ,
future of our' foreign relations is evidently :.
near at hand. d'n. Enq. Feb. 6 1 f
Cadiz Wholesale market, , -.
Cadiz, Ohio, Feb. 12, 1862. '
FLOUR Snowflake S0,005.IV
XX. Family. ... 0,00t,S5
Superfine. .... O.OCySI OO
WHEAT Prime White
' Oate .i. ... .......
. Barley, ,
Ooveraeed. ....... ........
COFFEE Java................ ....
MOLASSES N . O.Molaaaes, ......
P.O. Sugar ..........
SALT..... .... .... ......
TOBACCO 5s and ball Ibt.Lumo sweet. 27f330
Plantation Twist.... .... .. SfifSMO.
Cora 6 Twist 11013,
TEAS Young Hyaon,. ....... .... .. 60K
Imperial, ...i...... 60M
tiunpowder .... 60O90 '
' 80(387 '
- And ad other patriotic citizena asy that
...MUST.. ! ' .: ;.-.'
DO HER DUTY.
Washington, February 7,
SENATE. Harris, from the judiciary
committee to whom were referred tbe cre
dentials ol Benj. Stark, Senator from Oregon,
and other papers, without expressing any o
pinion as to the effect of the papers on any
action of tbe Senate, reported that Mr. Starke
was entitled to take the constitutional oatn
Mr. Trumbull asked leave to file tbe min
ority report of the committee. They had
not seen a fit report on the testimony given,
and could not agree with the majoriiy of tbe
Mr. Harlan, from the committee on public
Lands, reported a bill lo reduce tbe expenses
in making surveys and sales of the public
lands. ; -.
Mr. Halt, from the navy committee, repor
ted a ioint resolution Riving the thanks of
Congress to Capt. Samuel F. - Dupont and
hit officers and seamen for the victory at
Port Koval. Adopted. " : - -Mr.
Hale, from the Naval committee re
ported back the bill lor tweuty iron clad gun
boats, with an amendment. ' '! "
Tbe treasury note bill was received from
the House, and referred to the committee on
Mr. Wilson introduced a bill to increase
the efficiency of the medical department of
tbe army. Keierred.
Mr. Latham introduced a bill In relation
to tbe warehouse system la the Pacific ports
of the United States. "
Mi. Grimes moved to take up the gunboat
bill. He said that if the intelligence which
had come to the city this morning was true,
no hill was more important.
The bill was taken np as amended by tbe
Naval committee. Il approriates $1C,000,
000 for this Purpose - ' - '
' The gunboat bill was passed, the number
limited to twenty.-'' - '''
The report of the Naval committee On
Morgan's purchases, was taken op.
Mr. Hale proceeded to speak. The subject
was postroned till Monday. " '-' '
The bill authorizing additional issue of
treasury notes, was taken up and passed.
This bill autboiizee the issue of a million
dollan of demand notes. The bill to define
the pay of officers, was taken op. , , .' ;,
-' HOU8K.Mr. Stevens .taid the Uofted
States Treasury note bill, passed yesterday.
flexible purpose to do what he thought was provides for the payment of the interest on ionrnmentsl
rigni. . .- ( im dodos aenit-anouiiiiy in coin. vi nis, ne
Mr. cowan sua fit naa oniy one word. said, was tnadverteutiy inserted, mi by u-
Official Dispatch from Flag-Offi
cer Foote. ;
Washington, Feb. 7. Secretary Welles
has received the following::
U. S. FiiAo-Suip Cincinnati )
Off Ft Henry, Tenn. River, Feb, 6, '62. .
The eunboats under my command, the
Essex, Commander Porter, the Carondolet,
Commander Walker, the Cincinnati, Com
mander Stembel, the St. Louis, Lieutenant
commanding Paulding, the Conestoga, Lieut,
enant commanding Phelps, the Tyler, Lieu
tenant commanding Givern, and the Lexing
tot, Lieutenant commanding Shouk, after a
severe and rapid fire of an hour and a quar
ter, have captured Fort Henry and taken
Gen. Lloyd Tilghman and his staff, and sixty
men as prisoners. The surrender to the
gunboats was unconditional, as we kept an
open fire upon the enemy until their flag was
struck. In half an hour after the surrender,
I handed the Fort and prisoners over to Gen
Grant, commander, on his arrival at the Fort
in force. '
The Essex had a shot in her boiler, after
fighting most effectively for two thirds of the
action, and was obliged to dtop down the
river I hear that several of her men was
scalded to death, including the two pilots.
She, with the other gunboats, officers and
men, fought with the greatest gallantry.
The Cincinnati received thirty one-shots,
and bad one man killed and eight wounded,
two seriously. - .
Tbe Fort, with twenty guns and seven
teen mortars, was defended by Gen. Tilgh
man with the most determined gallantry.
I will write as soon as possible. I have sent
Lieutenant commanding Phillips and three
gunboats up after the rebel eunboats.
(.Signed) A a. FUUT E,
Cincinnati, Feb. 0. Specials to the Ga
zette end Commercial, dated Fort Henry the
Bib, give the following intelligence:
Directly after the capture of Fort Henry
Ibe gun-boats Lexington, Tyler and Conesto
ga started up the river with instructions to
proceed as far as they saw fit.
Yesterday the Uarondelet, in charge ol
Cols. Webster, Biggins end McPherson, of
General Grant's staff, made a reconnoiggance
aa far as the Bridge of tbe Memphis & Clark
vil.e Kailroaa, at Danville. . 1 bey round that
quarters had been built at the budge and
occupied by some troops, where was lound
large quantity of army supplies of commis
sary stores, wagons, &e.'
The inhabitants were deserting their d wet
lings for miles around, and fleeing in every
direr tion. ..
The bridze at Danville was partiatity disa
bled by the first gunboat which went up the
nver; another of tbe piers was crippled so as
to completely prevent tee passage of trains.
There were but 8 eons captured by Dick'
ev't Cavalry and Col. Logan, instead of 14-
N early all tbe guns were spiked with leie
graph wire, which can easily be removed.
Thev are brass 6 pounders, and in fine order.
All tbe prisoners taken, about one nunarea,
were sent to Cairo yesterday.
The amount of property captured will ex
ceed one million dollars. ,
Keconnoissances bare been made by Col.
Logan and others to within one mile of Fort
Gen. Grant and staff will nmke reconno.
stance thisafternooa up the river beyond
From the Burnside Expedition.
Foutbess Monroe, Feb. (5. The United
States steamer Sewanee, of the Burnside ex
peditioo, arrived here this morning. Tbe
Sewanee left Cape Hatteras yesterday morn
ing, having come out of tbe Inlet the day
before. Tbe fleet was inside Hatteras Inlet,
and nothing bad been done. Most, if not al)
the vessels had gone over tbe bar, and about
six thousand troops had been landed. . ;
ibe gunboat ft a. Herbert was lost, in
addition to those before mentioned. ,
A forward movement was shortly expect
ed. ' i- - r :" ';; -- .1.
There was a rumor circulated - that the
rebels had offered, through a flag of truce, to
give up Roanoke Island on condition . that
Elisabeth City should not be attacked.
. The Louisiana hat been got off. ; :
- A flag of truce wept to Craney Island to
day. A large number of jadies and children
returned with it. to go North, and also J. H.
H. fiends , of the Fourth Michigan Regiment,
a prisoner of war, who it released on parole.
',. .' ', Adjourned till Tuesday.
. Both branches of the Legislature adjourned
yesterday, until Tuesday next, and most of
tbe members have gone home. : They pay
goes on Just the tame as if they were here
attendiitto their business as legislators! if 9
deductions will be made for absences and ad-
It strikes us that there is work
I tor ma rewenonanur- on wa very ujanoi.
Btalttmai BA inst.
THE undersigned has been appointed by Gov
Dennison to recruit a Company ol ONE .
HUNDRED MEN from Harrison ''.ountv. for
the Hat Kegiment O V 1., commanded by the,
present Assistant Adjutant General of Ohio ' '
COL. R. MASON". ; ; ?
TERM3:-$13 per month, 100 Bounty.and
160 acres of land. Pay to commence from data v
of enlistment. Good boarding will 'je provided
for thoae who desire it, or commutation wilt bo1
arranged for the same. ; ; ! "
Men, of Harrison County! this is perhaps the 1
last opportunity you will have 10 volunteer in
the aervice of your Country. Victory, no doubt,
will, ere long, perch upon the Union Banner. .
Yonr aervicea, in all ptohnbility, will be needed
but a few month a. RALLY, then, in defence of
your rights, and fill up speedily another compa
ny in this eouhty. Headquarters in the room
uning the froboie Judge's omce. Cadiz,
where good clothing will be furnished recruits,
ldCUt. WILtLfl itl CAUT ,
Jan. IS, 1868. - Recruiting Officer.
Ttl E UNION TROOPS have achieved a great
Victory in Kentucky: but in order for
Oun. Buellto achieve still greater triumphs it
is neceasaiy 10 have more men for this pur
pose Governor Tod has commissioned the aub :
ambers 10 recruit a Company of ONE HUN-
kklu men irom tne counties 01 tteimont ana
Hrrison, lor the 61ilOhio Keeimeat. Col. N.
S. frCHLElCH. now comfortably quartered ati
Camp 'Medill, near Lancaster.
ratriota! an Lovers or yctr Ceontry! ol tne
counties of Harrison and Belmont, this, is per
haps the last opportunity you will have to vol
unteer in the service of your oountry. Victory
has perched upon our glorious banner in Ken-
lucay, ana sun greater victories are 10 oe won.
Will you not assist in winnina thsmf Come
forward then and volunteer lit defanae of yoar '
country and your country frights. .', ?
ILK.M3. $13 per month, $100 Bounty and
160 seres of land. Pay to commence from data
ol enlistment. Good clothing and good board
ing lurnished recruits aa soon aa enlisted.
Headquarters Morriatown, Belmont county,
Ohio, and Cadis, Harrison county, Ohio, whera
one or tbe other of the undersigned eaa be
found. ,. Lieut. JAMES U ELKlCKt,
, T. B. HOFFMAN,
' ' " ' Recruiting Officers. '
January 89, 1368. . -
TO BE RAISED IN v
TM1E nndersianed has oeen aDnoinu
1 Gov Dennison, to recruit a Comoanv of
ONE HUNDRED MEN from Harrison County,
for tbe 61st ftegimenl, O. V. t, commanded by
Col. NEWTON S. SCIILEICII.
' TERMS.-$13 per month, $100 Bounty, and
(60 acres of land. Pay to commence from data
oi enlistment.. Good boarding will provi
ded for those who desire it, or commutation
will be arranged for the aanie, , . - . , . .: ;
Young men ol Harrison County, this Is per
haps the last opportunity you wilt have to vol
hnteer In the aervice ol your . Country. Vmo
7, ere long, will perch upon the Union Banner
our services, in aU probability, will be peoJad
but a lew months. - Rally inyiefence of your
rights, and till up, speedily, another company in
this county. Headquarters over George's Gro
cery, oppok'te Cadis riouae, Cadis, when goo
clothing will be lurnished reeruiie. - -: t
i4eut,A. W, B WTWICjl,
Jan. $.1863. . Reoruitiag OtBcor. ,
Dissolution of Partnership,
THF Partnership heretofore existing between
T.J Brown and AO. MoOormiek,
der the style and firm f Brown . MeCoraniek,
is this day dissolved by muluil consent. l'h
Books are in the hands of A. 0, McCormick.
The Mercantile buainesa will be .conauctsd by
T. J. Brown, at the old stand oil Varhet street 9 -:..
pt vl,w: T. J , ' B)tO w I,- y
January US, 1863.
CKAMBERltlES fresh and ehaan-vreeeivae
' aud lor sale by OKOROli at BRO.