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KIOHMOND WHIG THI lUhil lOINHO, rm. *7, 1M*. TO fOlUU&IONBKNTf. aB* ' rrt«~i on bmoimom mud bo addrouml to tko" hditor of ko UMj.” A m do •rrOOm •« both safes of Its popor wUi mot bo pobiiot mi. TV« to a mloofltnj otamJtmj, ihv'U to bo tnooou to ail, out uiii in mo so** bo dopartod /moot, t’''Unary ncttooooomod 0*0 kj\I .wu arsekarjo.1 ,’vr •maUterUooMOK.I*. HF* *« b»'ertae* to 'tf-i-e. rohotod mioatkmo CASH IN ADVANC* Wrlngmcy of ins times iaooiing lbs necessity of pay in, e*er.-Vag needful far the pabllMtlon of a nowipaprr some ttae since, to an ounce ti e: in no ease would our boohs unless the order for the by the money to pay lor the same. A Ut il m not oaty -.tia.-meJ us In this deter to announce to all the subscribers to boobs, shat osceasily forces uo to adopt shea, at I an ontii the times will justl w31 f rrthwlth comm core the thooAee, made out In such subscriber In ndrsnee on dene so as to place each throe uionlhe. On the base ml paid according ley. ddrees, stated that “are ed aesYance from any ▼try gra«ifyirg to oor pride; eknowledged ineutficiency of oar and the abundant agricultural re st oar command for enlisting the support of for eign governments, it strikes oj as a strange pol’cy. It m ty be humiliating to go abroad begging help, and such a line of cor due; might defeat the abject sought to be ob-atued; but we arc not beggars ia the uc pleasant sense of the word, nor would we appear as racb by pro pool g terms cf alliance by which we might exchange oar productions far those of o;her countries, and secure our iud<pendecc*. We possess stapVs of seat »»iu', which are eagerly desired by sl| the cieilix" t utt.oas tf the earth; we haeo at cur di-posul a carryine trade, which would he a source of io , exntnstibio weal j to any Power on whom we might be stow it. A proffer of thra trade, and a free and 11 In u»v? c immerce wi h us, to Prone*, would, if properly presented, hold out temptatiors which the sagacious ruler of a* country would not hraitite a moment to. te* c pt. He would appreciate the benefits to bis coucary aid people, aod would in all probability cheerfully aud proicpt’y acctde to any condition we might f/opot* We wait arc s and r>uui ' .>3* of wir, «t-*el-plate>? ers and ncjg -ioo as an ind .-pendent People, To ol *ia tb»«e, i« will not be dvgrsdirg to us to odor a It e-id.y nation aH the commercial adv-oivagea in cut power. Toe *r t!ss w; ich we need, Prince has ia abnodir-e, an- tt.rsa with which wc are surf-ded, arc they wl ch ar- especially wan ed by Krano-t. Here are t . j b't f ill c"’ditin. s t-'r a speedy, cer'aln, tnatnal ly ►■■•o *.i it si d l,.*-isg »"jsi ua. r our G;r.r -c ■ 1 ha« •vg’rctfd to pre*> *>-»- mit'er on the eoari'o r.'un o: ffrcz.e, i. fcas been criwiiua ly reuii s id- -ni l ,u> «u its nrtlc.‘ at o T- The k« f, r, -. a>«. u« chat E cl--d has funo-llr re- J fc.+- ts »• ; »• ot.* nvtouil • i stereo. That p'ti»ra tb» we^a-inns lork to her for »ynpatvr or support, aad ‘ 1 . - i -if cl the ug.-i: import.: of rd ur,1 u f jor.i p-sMbla, to h- .-ciy other la-Jnn oa-.th: • a 1 dig* o il to r,- T.-r n»«f-o.;r«> ad.— d’ru-*'* w tti*1 P «-er. \7- cm make it to her advantage t* es end 'o u > all the s-»-i.«i.ice we need, and wc should a?- o® ono »-, doi * it. die c<m> to our h*!p a' Yorktowa, a ,he criticd p'riof of out Id-ealu'ioaary s’ruggle, aril, if p-opcr!y approached, fhe will come aguro, au 1 t.ls time with m--.ro pr:S to hcrs--U than th»n j *or now -lie will establish a e’o® and ! tsiitsj cora ujc*c si and po it'eal al'iacee with us. 1,«< no foolish pride on our part stun J is the war of aroouipKsMrw thii great end—by which we rha'I rot oaly sebiewj ou- freedom art? indepandencc, but deal OI, K igiuvl an 1 New Eug’.vid a blow which will make them stagger for c:ntu-i-e. T.’ic Fust ail!.'* U. partin. lit. j A coarnu .ca. 3 -. was publ®hed some <e*ek* ago in th e p,p-r, compla ri g ol rarioui irr ^clariiirs ia the PBa-ls ou tue hue ot me Hal cad betweeu ibis city rod Lyuchuu-g, and b youd. A t mrastlg.tlou was made by the diugeut agent of the Department. Seine of -be complain-* were fraud to be imaginary, and the o hers profiled for ail corrected. • Ia this co.n* s on, i. may not bj amiss to state, iha', al.hough thrra bare burn many irreguUri’im in the mi U si: cj lbs forma.ion oi the Gorerum.-nt, moos of then were the result of uuaro.diblj circumstances, in cide it to tbe new order of things. There always will be sente irKdlll-ri.io* under any minsgement: bat of t . . _ - 4m nef ko ieWd th.>M V- > We* hkltt f-ftPil f K * ft t V l HI «: were u dur the old Gnverumtut. We are persuaded * thui '.he lleU of the P. O. D.-parlmeat is spurirg bo pu i» to reader the eerrice a< perfect as posable. Tbe Trie tp rit. We rea'ure to make the loirowmg extract from a buttress letter of a ciaUng curbed gentleman in a btu h 8tie county—notwithstanding tbe ccmflimtni to our 1: breathes the rijh: spirit; it indicates the policy wtrch should control our tioreriuaent departmon s. Cocstt, Va., and .on irtaice. and car to look upon both with eq uanimity • -are man whose spirits sink in adrer.t.y, ***■or bruve nor wise who shot* hiu ears 'O °r *■ res to the danger. Our darkest days ^^•^hey miy be yet to me, but the lee loach m °’’ from temporary adversity wilj •^.•od toh! 7, !!tWtw>4 for*’iae *“4 tu4 *i:h °ll“' as fan' I :‘P*1 noe three who • he vooid wans Ihk w -ho 1*11 us that we a<e playing oo> n. i *'**'' * ‘>dversary whose power is ii • a *P'"»d or bis derelocation undervalued — r ana eater to overrate than xe underrate bs steng h and to p"t cur whole foroe Into the contra*, whether we esteem him s'ro" - or week, brav* or cowardly. Among tboee who fell *t Fort D nelson, there » not one whoso death will carry anguish to a wider cM> « ««hed relatives and f.Unils, itan that of tier Carr Harrison, of the-J"£**■*£. on teen. We 1»«■ that he t xpo*ed h,,n*<’f k»« biarery in the fight on SaMiday,,a^iI roc*«*edI three wound*. He w** carried on board a „ p on bia way to Clarksville He wa» a son of the Her Pay ton Harrison, of Cumberland, ai d waa himaerf * mfairtM of the Presbyterian Church. Ha wa* Cbap.ain for two years at the Cn.veraiiy of VirgiLU, and for iome month, tem roranly in charge of the let Presbyterian Ohurcb to this City. 'The war found him in charge of a congrega te-, in Hanover county. Impelled by a lofty Patriotism he deemed it bin dnty to enter the army. He was chos en Captain of a volunteer oempany, and *oon showed tbe qualities of an . icellent soldier. He waa a Christian gentleman of the highrat order—a man of education, fine inteliigecca gei.ial disposition and pol abed manners. Hts brother, a g.llant vourg officer, and three firat cous in#, fell on the bloody’field of Manaasa*.—Lgnckhurg Virginian. COMCiKESS OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA. WtDSlSDAT, Feb. 26, 1862. SENATE The Senate met at 12 o’clock M. Prater by Rev. M. D Hoot, of the Preabvterian Church. The journal, of yesterday, w»g read and approved. Toe record em brace* the following committees o.o the part of tbe Sen ate, (under the resolution for the appointment of certain jo^nt committees,) not publicly announced yesterday, Panmao.—Mean*. Phelan, of Mise., HiP, of Georgia, and Clark, of Missouri. Public Bl-iuhsos.—Messrs. Burnett, of Ky., Baker, of K.a., and Davta, of North Carolina. Klso a«d Sbau—Messrs. Semites, of La, Preston, of Virginia, and Orr, of South Carolina. Mr. BURNETT, of Kentucky, appeared in hie seat, and after the reading of the journal took the oath to support tbe Constitution of the Confederate States. Bissau* racu ihi raisinur. A mew-age from His Excellency, the PauiDiKT, by bis private Secretary, waa received and read by the As sistant Secretaiy. [The memage wa* published in tbe IVk-g of jeaterday.] Oa motion of Mr. HCNTKR, of Virginia, it was or l.red tbai five hundred eatra copies of the message be prioted. . , Oa hi* further motion, so much of tbe menage a* re 1 fir* to the establishment of a Suoreme Court, was re ierred to the Comuii.tee on the Judiciary. tbi waa niraaTBUT. Mr. CLAY, of Alabama, presented the following bill Buimlemeutary to an act 10establish a War Department: I -The Congr«»s of the Confederate States do enact : Uiat if say officer of the army be appointed Seoretary ol War and enter upon the duties of that office, he shall -01 thereby lose his rack in the army, but only the pay and allowances thereof during the time he is Secretary of War. and receiving the salary of that officer.” Hr. CLAY said that be did not aish to be understood tffuriug tbi* bill upon any outside suggestion, but he submitted it alter consultation with several Senators, who e-.uci.rred with him in it* propriety. He frit assured tha*. i: wa* tbe purpose of the Preeideut to csl! to his aid, vi the Cabinet, the most 1 ff-cieot men, and the design of wiceptane* cf t r’office of Secretary of War, should it tendered to an officer of the army. Ihe bill was read a third time, and pv**ed. psosicTTtox cr Tin was. Xr. SIMMS, of Ky , submitted the following preamble and joint resolution*: Whereas, the war in which we sre now engaged with tot Governmeut and people of the late United S ales, <*3 not provoked nor inaugurated by the Government ... reopb of the Confederate Stites, ard is now p>o e ..uted and maintained by them only in vindication of the »he« and most sacred right* of a psople resolved to or free and independent. And, whereas the right of ■ f gcv*-r ment; ard the right to charge, alter, cr tboi.sj their form of covert-rut at br the p '-pie of 'here j ate*, aud ordain and te-ablUh another, by their au v?h v, better calculated to promote their bappims* Mini *> • Mb ti a, tn rights inharmt aad inaiiec* *tte. and by them, never t ir.-fai-red, and ahioh tn*y, >n the most aolemr nanmrdo new pled re ih.mritvi* *,«.»■ to turmder. And whereas, the w;.r now waged ».’i, -st them ia the work cf Northern fanaticGm, and a* conceived and is now prosecuted lor theaurjugiti.it j. the people of th'se State.*, and the overthrow ot .heir .'via! and domestic institutions, and tin«bv for their ca ll'event a..J degradation before toe civivihsed woilo, mi', therefore, A‘«ta/*W, bv the Senate and HouMof R-preseuta ire* . Congress cf tic Coi'- d raio $>iarr*, that tile ve-ple of thtsu Stavt wi!!, t.. th • lit n reuiiiy, mail.- , i and defend tini i t to red g’vr-runeut, and ll o -) -veeweveut ordt’ued i.ud c abLrhed by tarui, and to f is end, hy their representative*. Jo fereoy me* solemn- ] v nlrdwe i .c last man and tne l ist dollar withtu the .in-'* r>f thu Confederacy for the prosecution ot tht* j var, u til their imiepetdeoer as a nation is ricognu-sd a..d acknow *d ;vd. di, Ti a n brave and manly people can ■either he aopalbd by danger, tor iulim dated by de f«ai, and that the people of those States will rubmit to viv saertios and endure any tr:al however s-vere, when t .os? are nn-essary meat s of esc*pj from subjugation aud enshvemrnt, aod ririaly relying, as they do, upon ’ the jus i-:« of their c»u*e, and humbly tri.s;ing in tho nrovid nee of Uod they will main tarn their pout ion be fore the world and high heaven, ah is they haTea voice t i raiee oi- an arm to defeDd. Ur. SIMMS said be believed that the time has now come wneu the peopl* cf the Confederate Sate* should declare thtir purpo e tv stand by their rights to the lae extremity. He htd no fears of the result—there was no instance on record of the *avjugation of five millions cf brave people resolved to he iree ; but th * adoption of t ie*-* resolutions now woull inspire cor ti ience among the people, and show to the world that we are in earnest. He did not, however, wish to pnsj the resolutions upon tbs consideration of th* 8*na’o sod would acqui nee in their reference to a committee. On motion of Mr. ORB, of 8. C, the preamble and r eolut on* were referteu to the Com Uttoo on Military Aft a r*. voairnx nfroavv. On motion of Mr. TUKLAN, of Miss, it was A'jic'xi/, That the Committee on Commerce be in vtruo'e) to inquire iato the ixpediercr of rvp aling ail Hot its upon imports, of abcli*hing all parts of eolij, of preventing a’l export* from toe Cotifodarate States, ««• -eptby permusion of the Goveram*n'; and of requiring the masters or owners of ail vessels laodiag s cargo upon our coast, who desire to r. bad for exportation from t*ua country xo eunmii a mvme*. oi me cargo so landed to some designated authority of the Governmrnt, with the right, on the part of said authority, to grant or vthbold the permis-ion so desired; and of euforciD,<T the pulley herein indicated by the most stringent peualies and regulation*, and that said committee report a* aarly us practicable, by bi ll or otherwise. THE ROASOKE ISLAM) DISASTER. Mr. SPARROW, of La., from the Committee of Mili tary A IT dr* presented a resolution aski og to be discha'g d f-oin the farther consideration of a resolution of the ( on rentiou of North Carolina, relative to the Raancke Itlird afliiir, as it contemplat'd no action by the add commit Senate. The resolution was agreed to. acoo. committee be of a rcsolu and tobacco, of not the reeolu asked ilitary ilution the following j>ro on his motion, were Finance: to encourage the pkntera of cotton in the Confrd.rate States, and others are hnna fLU owners therof, to destroy by burning, or oth*rw‘a\ ibo-e articles, Taiher than they should fall into the hands of the enemy, bs it therefore ■lincUtd, by the Congress of tho Confederate States, That all such p-rsots, who shall burn their otton or to fcaco, or other Rise destroy the s»m», to prevent these articles frim falling into the hands of the armr or navy of the Uaited Staton, shall ba fully indemnified b» the Government of the Conledorate States, upon pro. f of the outn -wrof pounds of tobicco or oo'tlo'i so destroy ed, and proof o: the necessity of such destruction to prevent the ooera;- from getting possession thereof, xxinimv* session. The Ssnate then went into executive s»s«ion, and re ni.iied in session with closed doir* for a short time.— After the daots were ooeosd Rill No. 1 was referred to the Committee on Mili*»ry Affair*; and the Committee on Pub! c Buildings was ins'ruotcd to obtain suitable committee rootrs; after which, Oj motion of Mr. HUNTER, the Swat* adjourned. ”tJ . » .. . , e. . , , e 11 •- , i Fxatcaav 26, 1S62. The Home wu called to order at 12 M. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Ford, of Kentucky. A message was receiv'd from tbe Senate, informing the House of the cot currcnce of that body with a joint resolution ot the Hom>s for the appointment of a joint Committee on printing, buildings and flag and seal Mr. GARNETT stated that he bad received a coamo ni.atiou from tbe Department of Justice, with a reaolu tio j, which tbe Attorney General was anxious should be pasred. The rexoiu’ion was read. It proposed to have pub lished, in pamphlet form, flee hundred copies of the acts of tbe last session ol the Provisional Congress, to be dis tributed among the public t fleets and members of Con gress. The communication referred to by Mr. Gaasr.IT was read. It stated that an act was parsed on ihi 15*h of February, by the Provisional Congress, author z ng 3000 copies*cf the acts of that session to be published iu book form ; but, inasmuch ss sufficient time bad not elapsed to carry out tbe purposes ot the act, and have the pub lication mads in the form required, it is deemed advisa blu to have printed immediately, in pamphlet form, 600 copies for tbe use of tbe public officers and members of Congress, until the woik is published iu conformity with the aot of the Provisional Congress. Mr. SMITH, of V*., d. s rod irfnrmation in reference to this subject. He was not aware of the propriety or necessity ot pnblisbiog those ecu. He (Mr. 8 ) bought reocnily s cop? o the ac's proposed to bo published. A Voice —Not of the acts of the last session. Mr. SMITH observed that there were too editions published, ooe of which, he tupposed, embraced the acts of the last sessiou. Mr. GaRNETT stated, with great dsferrr.ee to the gentleman, that be was mistaken. The act* of the first, secordand third sessions of the Provisional OoDgrees weio pub'ished in pamphlet tons, but the acts of tbe last session were not published, not even in the newspapers. Mr. SMITH. There was a small pamphlet put into his bauds the other day, which he supposed embraced the aota of the last session. Mr. G ARNETT said it did not embrace the acts of the last session. Mr. SMITH observed that, in that state of the matter, he would make no objeetion to the resolution. The resolution was then adopted. Mr. MILES, of S. C , from the Committee on Militaiy Afftire, presented a resolution authorising that commit tee to appoint a clerk. Mr. SMlfU, of Va., asked if it would not be well to embody in tbe resolution a provision authorizing other committees to appoint clerks. He would request the gentleman from S mth Carolina (Mr. Milis) to add a pro visiou au'-horixng the Committee ou Claims to appoint a clerk. His experience of yesterday sitkflrd him of tbe necenitv of appointing a clerk for that committee. Mr. MILES stid he was not prepired to do more than carry out the instructions of h s committee. Tbe SPEAKER obeeivcd that tbe gentleman from Virginia could submit a resolution for the purpose iodi ca'.ed when the States were called for bills and resolu ttaoa. The resolution ofT red by Mr. MILKS was adopted.— States were then called for bills, resolutions, As. Mr. FOSTER, of N. C., efl red s resolution, proposirg the appointment of a committee to inquire into the causes of the disasters at Fort Henry and Fort Donel son, to report upon the condition of Fort Henry, how it wis’ located, and whether iu location was examined and a recommendation made to change, and if such recom mendation was mads, why it was not carried out. Tne resolution was auuptwu. Ur. CHILTON, of Alt, presented a bill to amend an act relati' R to tbe public printing, which wu referred to the Committee on Printing. Ur. LYON, of Geo, offered a resolution instructing tbe Committee cf Wars and Means to inquire into the expediency of restricting and limning by law tbe pro duction ot cotton in the Ooufederate States during tbe continuance of tbe war and blockade, and of the Con federate Government taking under its control, by ad vioc-’s or otherwise, all tbe cotton now on bauds, or that may be grown in tbe Confederate States during the existence of the war ard blockade. The resolution was adopted. Mr. WRIGHT, of Georgia, presented the memorial of Thus. McNeal, of Geo , praying an extension of the pe riod tor fllmg p dents obtained under the ol 1 government beyond tbe 1st iua’., the time fixed by law, wbioh was referred to the Committee on Patents. Mr. PERKIN’S, ol La , proscu'ei a bill to prohibit tbe ra.noruiinu of articles ibe production or mano'acture 0f the United S atas, or of articles the production or iu nufacture of oiler loriigu countries through the D S ates, into the Confederate Satis, which was read a first r, d s con 1 time by its title, and riferred to the 0 mni.'ee oi. Foreigu Affairs. Mr. clNGLKTON, of M.>r„ presented the memorial of L. I. N -hols, of Mi s , pray ug con.ptrsaiiou for ukn g the ettsu*, which was relerr.d to tbe Committee ou CtAlQK Hr. DAVin-O.V, of K. O. cfTrH t resolution, whton was adepted, m-truo’.ing the Cummitteo ol Ways end M-aiia to make provision lor tupphing the House with stationery. Mr. McDOWELL, of K C., presen’oi resolutions adopted t v the Convention of Nor.h Carolina, in rila tion to r*'enlistmen s. wticb were refeircd to the Com mit t'c ou M liuiy Atfiirs. Mr TIB33, ot Tenn., submitted a resolution, to the effect th«t the hors,e ot r (Haora or privates lost at the battles of F shing Creik, Roanoke I-ltnd attd Fort Don ijun ought to be paid lor by the Oonfeberate Satis.— The risolutiou was referred to t!.e Mi.iury Committie. Alio a resolution providing that tho pay of tfficeis and so'diers io the serve; of the Confederate Sti'e«, wiio have enlisted during tho present wsr, or who may hereafter enlist, be iucre sod ku per cent, which whs al so refe-red to tbe Ccmmit’.ec ou Militaiy Affdrs. M CURKIN, of Tctir., stated that several days ago he submitted a mean r al from several citinus of Tenr., in ri gard to tho Sunday msili, whi th he would now move to take up with a view to its reference to tbs ap propriate committee. The motion to take up wo* agreed to, and on mtuioo of Mr. CCRRIN. it was referred to tbe Oommi.tee ou Post Offi-es and Post Ro d-. Mr HEX TON, of Teoo., introduced a bill to emend an Act entitled an Act to autlitr xe the issue of Treasury notes, Ac., which was referred to tbe Committee on Wavs a- d M«trr. Mr. PRYOR introduced a bill to amend an Act for the establishment and orcauist ion of x General bisft in tie army of the Corded, rato Slat a, which was referred to the Committee on Military Affiire. Alio a bill to repeal an Ac entitled an Act to aulhor in the S erstary of State to appoint an assistant, ptaoed F.<b 22 1841, which wss ref«tr;d to tbs Committee on Fore g i Affti’S. Mr. JKNK1N3, cf Virginia, offer'd a resolution re questing the Pres dent, if not ire >mpati!i!e with Ibo public interest, ta furn s i to tbe House the report el /VI W W f.innifiie tho hittlo nf lofllsblirr. Mr BONHAM desired to know whether the report of the common ting officer was furnished Mr, JENKINS took for granted it had been. He would s als that Colonel Jenifer, bring in the immediuto totality of the battle, was riquested by General Beiure eard to furnish a report of what transpired ; which he did. Mr. BjNHAM rrmatked that it would be a had pre cedent to call for the report of a subordinate officer, if the report of the commanding officer had not been fur nished Ur JENKINS understood that it had been presented. The resolution was then adopted. Mr LYONS, ol Virginia, said he was request* d by the C mrolltee ou Military All its of the Heine cf Dalegrtea ot Virginia to cff.r a resolution instructing the Commit t-e on Military Affairs ol the Uoaso to report a bill defi ning who shall aud shall not be exempt from military duty. A resolution to this effect was handed up and read by the Cl*tk Mr. LYONS add that tho resolution, as can be per ceived, was one of instruction to the committee He was perf oily sware that if a resolution of instruction was merelv rrfernd without being adopted by the House, it would e* j >in no obligation upon the commit t-e to report a bill iu cooformity with its suggestions; but that a resolution of this character, if adopted, would carry with it that obligation. The Coa'irmin of the Mi'itary Committee of the nouse of D I gates, asked him (Mr. L ) to bring this su>j?ct to the attention of the House, with a view to remedy som * defects iu the law of the old Government, which we adopted. The coustquer.ee of tho sdoptton of this liw in respect to exemptions was, that great it jury w#e dons to our servicr, and btious embarrassment entailed upon th* Legislature of VirgitU, by the excessive num bir o( exemptions granted uuder the law. Tho Chair roan of the Military Committee of the House of Drle gates, was of opinion that the Congress of the Confede rate Sta'es sbeu d, without dely, declare who should be exempt from military »■ rvieo. Thera was a vast num ber of potty officers, such as depu'y postmasters, Ar , who might bs io the service of the Oonfedera'e Buies, but who, under the old law of D. 8- Goverr ment, which was adopted by us, were rx-'top: from military duly. » This resolution does no: un lerlg'io to lusrrtio: the committee as towlioshall or thill not bo exempt; but simply hrs'ruots them to report a bill declaring who sha I be - x ropi. The m.litary committee of course, will make i's own schedule of exempiiot t-; aud it will be for the House, when that till oomca Ik lore them, to adopt or rej ct it as they choose. Mr. MILE8 of B.O., raid le douh ed Un proprii ty ol instructing the oommittee to report a bill at all. Tuey • ' V_' » i <*»*.i twx V a• ,i ni-v may vat dram It proper or nprdlenl, upon a eoe>1 dera il ot, of this subject to report any bill, and they should ba left free in bis opinion to report a bill or not, ai they might sue fit. It would seem to him to bo peculiarly a eutjsot for Stale law. Mr. LYONS said that it would be pcrceivod that in re spect to that, while the Stats authorities had lbs powsr to exempt persons from military doty for reasons that they may assign, yet, of naceesity, the Government of the Confederate States most have the power to protect itself by preventing ctfio ra from beiog called into th« army who may be nectseary for the operation of the government. Therefore it was that the Congress of the Uaited States exercised the power of declaring that cer tain persons in* the servic: of the Uaited States should not be subject to military duty. The power of that law ia paramouut in this matter. It bts, for Instance, the power to say that the Secretary of War ah >11 not be liable to military doty; that tbs Secretary of iha Navy shall rot be liable to military duty; that the Speaker of this House shall not be subject to military duty, and so on with regard to other effl lew of the government whose services are indispensable to tbs operation of the gov ernment. The cli Uaited States law which we adopted, goes on to deputy Postmasters, as be (Mr. L) was in formed by the Chairman of the Military Committee of the Hous-i of Delegates. That gentleman represented that this was s source of great embarrassment to the Legislature, and that some action should be takcD upon the sut j wt at once by Con gress. He (Mr. L ,) did not suppose that any contin gency wouia arise which would suggest to the Commit tee on Military Affairs the impropriety or inexpediency of reporting a bill making a change ia this law relating to exemptions. He (Mr. L.,) was sure that the gentle man from South Carolinahims'lf would,upon reflection, prefer to have a law of our own upon this subject rather than that these ei mptions should exist merely by tef erei.ee to the sets of the old Congress. That sort of reference was very proper, and was indeed necessary, ia the iucipieucy ot this government. There was not time to arrange all these laws. We could not permit so in terregnum to occur in onr military operations by under taking to pass the necessary Uws. These laws being adopted, were made onr laws, but now that our perma nent Government has been inaugurated, it is proper for ut to pva onr own laws declaring who shall be exempted from military duty aud who shall not lie (Mr. L.) was satisfied that the Committee, whether they shall think the present law a proper one or not, would make a report dtfioiug aud declaring exemptions. Mr. MILlid regreted to say that he failed to be con vinced by the argument of the gentleman as to the pro priety of the phraseology of the resolution. This was a subject which be confessed he had not ex amined and which be was willing the committee riiould examine carefully, which they cxn do, if it is presented to them without such a restriction as ths resolution im posed. He thought it was a matter proper fer the Sta'ei to decide which should and should not be exempt from mil itary duty. He moved to amend the resolution by way of testing the sense of the House, by tusking it one of inqtiry in stead of nue of instruction Mr LYONS said be bad no ofjeclioo to the amend ment if the House thought it was not s subject which demanded prompt actior. Accnrdirg to this amend ment, there will ba no obligation upon the Committee to report at once, and they may, if they choose delay the suljeet for an indefinite period. Th« amendment was agreed to, and (he resolution as amended was then adopted R ports from Standing Committees were then oailed r... Mr. PKTOR, from the Committee on Military iffdrs, reported back a bill, with a recommendation tbat it pa a, t > continue in office the Major aud Brigadier Generals ol the Pro* aional army. Alter some debite, which our space does rot permit us to give, the bill, on motion of Mr. FOOTE, was laid upon the table, ordered to be printed, and made the spe cial order for 1 o'clock to morrow. Mr. MILEo, from the Committee on Military Affairs, preseu. d a resolution su honing tbat committee to procure mips of the several States of the Confederacy to assist them in tho difcharge of their duty. Mr. SWAN*, of Tcnu., said he desired to amend the resolution, so as to eularge tho authority of lh- commit tee so far as to ensblo them to procure msps of the sd jaceut States of the United Slates. He would move to amend by adding, " aud such other map] at the commit tee in their judgment may deem necessary." Mr. MILES accepted the amendment, whertupou the resolution was adopted. At this stage, a message wts received from the Se nate, announcing the passage by tbat body ot a bill, ec litLd "An act supplimentary to an set ecu'led an act iO establish a War Department, pissed Feb 21st, 1881 ” Mr. GARi UKLL, ot Oi, from the Committee on the Judiciary, r< ported bulk, witb an amendment, “A bn! to curry into affect the latter part of tbs 21 clause of the 6tb section of the 1st article of the Constitution.” This bill provides that the principal cdiccr of each of the Executive D.partmeuts s) &'l bj entitled to s s st on tire floor ol either House, for the purpose of difcu.-sing q-.es.tons appertaining to bis particular department. Too am.-iidment reported, reserved to the House the power to prescribe the rules, according to which this privilege was to be t xercitod. Uu motion of Mr. WRIGHT, of Go., the bill was post poned until Saturday, placed upon the calendar, and madr the special order for that day. it was ordered to be printed in the meantime. Mr. CONRAD, of Li.—I rite to a question of privi lege. I desire to call the attention of the House to what 1 conceive to be, if cot an erroneous statement in the President's communication to ibis body on yesterday, at I. mat a statement that is calculated to products au erre neous impression upon the public, who do not under stand the tacts of 'he eise. I will read tne clause from the President’s message to which I refer, and rxphain what 1 conceive to be an er ror in tbat statement: “Tbs people of the Confederate States, being prlnc • pally engaged in agricultural pursuits, were unprovided, at the ocmmtncemen! of hoatditie*, *» ships, ehi. yards, materials for ship building, or (kilted "••abac cs sad seamen in sufficient numbers k make ths nt. p creation of a navy a prac icable tats, even if th« quired appropriations bad b-en made to the purpoi e.” Mr. CONRAD.—Now, to far os regirdu toe a fficu eg which attended tbe creation of a uaval eatablie ...ut n this Confederacy, I entirely concur iu the siaten>e..t oi the Pres den , sad aa Chairman ti 0 Iiimitt-e on N a AtT-.iis, I ha e had tone opporta dty of uuders'a du g this difl) ulty aud of b> mg able lo b ar testimony to the on lire correctness of this suittneut. But it is to the lost clau.c that I desire particularly to o .11 the attention of tlto tiouio—"even if tbe nqnirtd approriatious had been made for the purpos> Now, I do not affirm that tbe President intended to convey, by ibis expression, the idea that tbe required appropriations had not been made for the purpesj ixdi OllCU. » UU UUI 4UIO w.o mo iu« uuwi. » flrtn, mor. positively, that the statement is erroneous.— All the rtq tired appropriations for a Davy, all appropil atious demanded, all appropiiatioua suggested for a navy, and certainly every appropriation estimated for a uavy, either by the President or Secretary of the Navy, were made, so far as my memory enables me to say, without a single exception and wl bout ofjaction. I hive never known, during the late Congress, a single tS'iraa'c for a navy sent to that bo y, either by the Pre sident or by the Secretary of the Navy, that was not promptly and unhesitatingly granted bv the Congress. As Chairman of the Uomnn.lee of Waya and Means, I was genera'ly the oigan through which these esti mates were presented or explsined to ibst body. Mr. WRIGHT, of Georgia. I rise to a question of order. I d.-slro to know whether the gentleman’s ques'ion of privilege is p-operly a question of that charactor ? The SPEAKER The Chair did not wish to interrupt the gentleman, bat intended to rem:nd him, at the close of his remarks, that it was not a question of p-ivilegr. Mr. CONRtD Is not the correction of an erroneous statement made in a communication sent to this body by the Prrs d:nt a question of privilege? Mr. FOOTE. I think I can satify the House, by a siugl- r« mark, how the error oocurred. I am well satis fied that ho referred to the eaiabliabment of a larg* na»y, for which the resources of the country were hardly adequate. What the President meant to say was, that toe appropriation r.yutnifr for the Mtabliab merit of a large usvy had not item made, not that be rrquired special appropriations which had been refused. I don’t thu.k that was bis meaning. Mr. CONRAD Probably the President did not in tend to convev the meaning which the word implies. Mr. WRIGHT, of Georgia. I still insist upon the point of o d. r The SPEAKER. Ths paint of order is oorrectly taken, and the gentleman oannot prococd exoept by tae unanimous coisnt of the H"use. If the gentlem in moves to take up the mtsttge of the President for cansid. ration, his remarks will then be jn order. It is out of or Jer to enter upon its discussion in t <• form in which the gentlerann proposes. Mr. CONRAD. The m s«age has been ordered to be printed, and a motion to take up would not be in order. Ths friaksa. The gen’leman can then injve to rt cODi- der the vote ordering the message to be printed. Mr. CONRiD I in ike that rootiou. Mr. WRIGHT, of Gt. I risn to a point of order in re rp c: to that motion also. My point of order it, that that motion cannot be en tertained while the ca I upon committees for reports is proc jedi ig. That is now the su’j sot before the Htu«e. Mr. KENN1R. I would aufgeet to ths gentltmaa to I- ^ . ii_■* 'j I-C.. K. . i „ . feaa—cHgi i .. -j.jjgi'j—[iiiL make a motion to pass by tbo pasrtUg boofaeoe for ike present, and then submit bis motion. Mr. CONRAD, i have no doubt that the President did intend to convey the meaning indicated by the goo* tleman from Tennessee, (Mr. Foots ) Nothing is further from me than an intentioa to impute to the President any intentional miertp’eeeotation. I have no reason to suppose that he was misinformed upon the subject; but I believe that every gentleman will agree with me ibat the clause I have read, boars the interpretation that the afpropiittions nccvstry were not made. I merely tay that that would be an error, for every appropriation that has been estimated by the President or Secretary ot the Navy baa been granted. I have thought as my duty, as chairman of the Com mittee on Naval Affaire, to bring this question before the body, and I think that the explanation I have made is due, not only to this body and the late Provisional Con gress, but to tbo President himself, for I oertaiuly do not bslleve that he would knowingly make the npreaenta t on which is here contained. Mr. MILKS. I would ask of the House a similar privi lege, as that extended to the gentlemen, in regaid to •net ter passage in the measege ot tbo President, which ra<d* as follows: “ TLo people, incrednious of a long war, were natural ly averse to long enlistment, and the early legislation of Congress rendered it impracticable to obtain volun teers for a greater period than twelve montba.” I do not believe that the Chief Magistrate intended any sort of redaction upon the action of Congrese, yet it might seem from this that the Provisional Conrreis bid not cooperated a* x-aloualj with the Presidin’.cs they might have done, in carrying out the army organi sation. I know that this imputation was not intended by the President. I will say, however, that from the very earliest period in our army organisation, the Mili tary Commiitje, in every act connected with that or gaLizrtiom, were governed by the recommendations ol tne Executive. I don’t think a solitary bill was reported by that Committee that was not previously submilled to toe President or Secretary of War. I am under the im pression that all the acts submitted by the Committee to the House connected with the military organisation, were in accordance with the news of the President. Mr, KENNER moved to postpone for the prtssnt, the further call of the Committees with a view ol ctfuring a resolution. T. e motion was agreed to. Mr. KENNER then effsred a resolution referring so much ot the President’s message ss relates to the raport ol the Secretary ol State, to the Committee on Foreign Affaire; so much of it ea rciatea to the Secretary of War, 10 the Committee on Military Affairs , so much of it ea relate* to the report ol the Secretary of tbo Treasury, to the Committee i u Ways and Means, so much of it as relates to the report of the Secretary of the Navy, to tie Committee on Naval Affairs ; so much of it as relates to the report of the Poatma-ter General, to the Commit tee on Pott Offices and Post Roads; at d to much of it a* relates to the Department of Justice, o tht. Gonmi - t« on the Judiciary and the Committee on Patents. Tl e resolution was adopted. Tee call of committees for reports wss then resumed. No lurtber reports being madt. Mr. MILES moved to take up the Senate Bill which was just communicated, with a view to have it passed — It is a bill supplementary to an Aot entitled an act to ei tablisb a War Department, approved Feb. 21, 1861. The motion was agreed to. Tse bill provides tnat if an officer of the army should be appoiu ed Secretary of War, he shall not, by teason ol that apiointment, less his rank in the army. Tne till was read three times and passed. Mr. M(N)RR of Kv. offered a raaoliltinn rennaatin* i bo President, if uot inconsistent with tbe public in wr est/, to communicate to tbe House a correct statement of t ia number of ealabl sbmenle now engaged ia man ufacturing small arms uuder tbe Coufeoeiata Govein me where located, tbe number of arms tua u laoiured per moutb or week; also, tbe numbtr of m I t engag'd in tbe manufacture of powder,tbe quantity ■mi ulactured per moutb or week; a'ao, tne means empluy el for lurniahiog perctisiiun caps, and whether ibe meins now employed arc sufficient to furnish tbe army w.ih weapons, powder aud caps, aud il oot what addi tional rneens are necesiary. Mr. CURRY, of Ala., suggested that tbe mange wneu received should be considered ia secret seseitn. Tne risjiutiou was adopted. Mr. VILLERE, of Lt., said that in his opinion It would be bnler lor tbe House to dispatch its ousi..r as a. soon as possible so as to enable ibe members to ie turn boms and roues the people to tbe woik be fore them. He was in favor of tbe House making » rule to aucmhle daily, at 11 o’clock, in the morning, aud that no motion to adjourn would be iu order belore lour o'clock m the evening Mr. MIlKS, ol 8. C , said it would Dot do to assemble et II o'clutk, io-t/much at its. would cut eff from the working buurs ol the committees. The moruiog »■ S tne only ti uo tkat tbe committees could meek He would tuggest t at tbe hour of 12, et least lor the pr. r «nt, be leu unebang d. He bad no objection to “pro longing tbs session to the hour of 4 or 5, il acc.ssaiy Mr. VUiUKkK said it seemed to him that il the com mittees were willing to perform tbeir work z.alousiy, that they had full time to do so from 4 o'clock in tbe evening to 11 tLc following morning. Mr. FOOTE (bought tbe House could meet at 11 o’clock evrry morning, and that tbe committees could p rtorm tbeir duties alter ibe hour of adjourn ment if tbe in -mbtrs chose to forrgo tbeir attendance at festive scenes. This was not a i mt for festivities. It was a time for work, and be hoped the hour of 11 would be Hitd for the meeting of the House, aud that they would continue in session until 4 ia the evening. Mr. MACHEN, of Ky., said it seemed to him that a member could uot be di barred from exercisiug tbe privilege of moving to adjnaru, no matter wbat hour tue House might prolong im sea-ions to. Mr. VILLERE said it would be competent for any member, if he desired an earlier adjournment than the hour fix- d by tbe Uouae, to move to (impend (be rule. Mir. MILE! thought that this was a ma ter (bat re quired some rrflmtion and interchange of views. He a.-io, il with the gentlemau from Kentucky, (Hr. M» cbed,) as to tbe privilrged cl aracur of a motion to ad juoru, and he would avail himself of the piirilege by moving that the House do now adj turn. The motion was egreed to. GEIDKAL A«8EnULY. 8ENATS. Ti’tSDar, Feb. 25, 1862. The Benete was called to order at 12 o'clock by tfce President, aud opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. B«x xktt, of the M. K Church. T- e Senate was notified tbit the Hnuso bad agreed to a joint resolution for a joint committee to pnparo a course of proceeding against E. P. Pitts, Judge of tbe 5tb Circuit. Also, that tbe House bad agreed to a joint resolution providing that the committees of the two U,>uses on tbe Armory aud to examine the Penitentiary • tall be hereafter joint committees SIMXTE HILLS alPOBTIII. A DlK to nuinur is n ■ uuuuugcui iuuu. A bill for tbe relief of Robert Shield, late Sheriff of York. A bill to relieve the securities of Robert Chamber*, late Sheriff of Boone county. A bill to provide horses for volunteers going into the oavalry service. S'ntt') bill compensating R. H. Phillips for private property taken poese s on of for tho use of the S:a'e. Senate bill to organise companies for special service. BISOLATIONS or INuDIRY. By Mr. THOMAS, of F.: Of providing by law for the relief of Sheriff! and tax payers of the counties now in possession, or which may have been overrun, by the enemy. Br Mr. COLLIER: To request the Governor to iofoim the Senate bow maDy companies and regiments Virginia now has in tho Confederate army. By Mr. CHRISTIAN: Requesting the Fxecutive to communicate any further correspondence with ih • Con federate officers relative to State arms, in addition to what hae been heretofore communicated. C.'NSl’XPTION Or ORAIN. Tho Senate, by a vote of 16 ayes to 20 now, refused to take up and consider the “bill to provsnt the con sumption of grain by distilleries and other manufacto ries." bills rassxn. A bill to au hirixe tl • Governor to organiis and call ou- certain milimry forces fop ths d* cnoe of the State —ay.s 82, noea 2— kea.ra. Day and Harvey.. ixecl’tivs imuDirriB Mr DAY returned ifce report o: the joint Committee oo Kucalive Kipet ditnrrs, by wLioh itappeare that -.hs exneudiiure* Iro-n 0 vil Contingent Fund (or the fiscal v -ar eedit g 30th S p’-emb'-r, I86i) was $66 809 26; do. endieg Srpt mbw 80,1861, $44,299 99, From Military Contingent Fund tor !i cal year ending Sepn mber SO, I860 $4 588 27; do ending Sep ember 30, 1861, $54 - 010 16. From Civil Pro* colon Fond for fis-al year ,, ding September SO, 1360, $14 oOl 61; ending Septem be -80, 1861, $8,182 32 The report was laid on tbe table and ordered to be primed. Mtssaoi (..on the ooriBxoa. The PRESIDENT read a mesa-iga Lorn the Governor, trmsmiuing a communication from lb) Governor* ol Tencestee and North Carolina, relative to the import ance ef cerlaiu military road* to the Confederacy. Bead and ordered to be printed. rcacBAi* or Ians. Ou motion of Mr. ROBERTSON, tbe Senate went into secret session for the purpose of considering ths provi •loot of a bill am powering the Oovernor to bey email arm* and cannon for tbe defenoe of tbe Stale. Wanaonar, F. b. 26, 18(2. Th* Senate vu called to older at U o'clock b; tbe President. K eolation* from the Eoaae of Delegate*, ratifyirg and confirming the provisional contrae i made by lb* joint committee of the Senate and Houae ol Delegates tor th* purchase of salt, to be furniabed by Stuart, Bu chanan k Co, of the Waahicgion and Smylhe County Silt Woraa, commuaicited to tbe Senate yesterday, were taken op, and, on mouon ol Mr. ISBELL, were Lid upon the table. Tbe Scoot* proceeded to the ooaaideratiou of Ileus* bill “to autbotiii the orgaaixttion of ten compamra of Rangers," for service in th* Western pm ot Virginia, which, after being amended, was passed—aye* U, nocs 0—lbs title being amended ao as to read, "ten or more companies.” A message was received from the House to t! e tff <t that it bad passed a joint rrsolution for continuing tbe tbs session of tbe General .Latemby until Slat March, ui lees tbe public business be sooner despatched. Agrttd to by tbe Senate. A meeisge was received from tbe House of Delegates, announcing the pis tag* of House bill imposing taxes for the support of Givernment, sod tbe bill to prevcul ibe unnecessary consumption of grmia by distiller* sod other mxncfsclurert of epirituoas aid malt liquors. Both wer* advanced to tbeir second reading. Tbe hrtt bill wt* re lerrtd to the Commute* on Finance. Ibe steoed wis laid on tbe table. Mr. WHITTLE called op tbe bill giving the ooneent of the State to the construction of a RUlroad from the North Carol nx Ralhoad, in the State ot North Cardins, to connect with the Richmond and Danville Railroad, which the Senate refused to com id t r, and it was laid on the table. By leave of the Senate, Mr. COLLIER, of Petertborg, introduced “a bill to authorise tbe Governor of Virginia to invite and aocspt volunteer* into the service ol me State,” which waa rrsd twice. The bill for the purebass of arms for Slate defence was under consideration at the hour of adjournment. HOUSE or DELEGATES. WxnxagDar, Feb. ifith 1862. Th* Houie was oalied to order at 11 o’clock, and was opened with prayer by tbe Rev. Dr. Hoge. COUUl'* I CATION FROM Til* *E*ATI. A communication waa received from the Senate in forming the Houae that that body had agreed to the joint resolution to ascertain the amomt* with which the several corporation* of lb* State would be aaseseed un der the act ofCoDgrcsi to provide a war lax. A'eo, the reeolu.iou in relation to the Committee on the Penitentiary and Armory. RHOLCTioia or ixqutar, Ac The following resolution* of expediency kb., were r • d ipted : niFLoraL chucks. By Mr. LIVELY”, of Mo-roe. That the special com mittee to confer with tbe President of the Confederate State* be inetrnc'rd to irquire what, if any, legislation is necessary more i fleelually to dispose of persons arrested under suspicion of disloyalty to this Commonwealth. MJ.USTXRS OF TBS 008PIL. By Mr. McDONALD. Of requiring by law all Minis ters of the Goepcl at the time of bting licensed to cele brate tbe rites of mttrimouy bv any court, to take an oath to support tho Cons-.itu'.iou of tbe State and of the Confederate State*. INM'RANCX COMPANIIS. By Mr. BASS. Of iuc.rpoiatLg the Roanoke Ictur rq to Cotnp anier'. P1RMORAL IXPLAHATtOR. Mr. BARBOUR rose to a personal explanation Wl • o the vote was taken yesterday on an Internal Imple ment Bill, he had stepped down to the office of the B< aid of public Works to make a«me inquiry with regard 10 the present vain* ol Bind,. He dow felNt his duty to ■ay that thete Bonds commanded as good a market row as they have at any previous period. Be hoped, there fore, ti.at such bill) as that of yesterday would be thrown upon the Internal Improvement funds. iiii.[,i paw an. COMMISSION KR8 . N t'HANCKRT. House Bill smci ding tu act relating to Ooamissior.rre in Chaucerr. Mr. RUTHERFORD explained the amendment, an ! urged the immediate passage of ibe bill, on the giou. >1 that in many couuties all the Commissioner* in Chancery had gone into active nervier. The amendment empea er* the Corn is to appoint, ia such camp, temporary Com missior err. Tea bill was paeeed. • SUMPTION O' BANKS PROM POarRITCS* OP CHARTS* Oo motion ol M-. ROBERTSON, of Richmond, the bill amending and ra-enaetieg sec. 1, chap. 27, oi the . Code, was taken up. Mi. B. expla ccii bis amendment * which exempted from the lerfettnro of their charters un ul March 1, 1862 or such other time as the General As •rtnbly may hcrealter prcrcribe, such Barks of this Com monwealth as may fail to redeem their labilities in sp> cic. The bill as amended was pas* d. Oo mot on of Mr. MALLORY, the Senate B II author ixlng the Governor to organ x • aud call out certain mili t«ry forces for the defence of the cities aud towns of the CommonwetUh was taken up. Mr. Vf ali.obv »ug*< s ted several conscqueotisl alterations which the chair (Mr. Sheffiy,) stated bad already bc-n mide ty ibe Cleil. Mr. ROBERTSON renewed his motion of y.stern-v to add after "aud other towns of the Ccmmonwcaltb,” tho words “aud the counties contiguous thereto.” Mr. BtRBOUR. This would br equivalent to con ferring upon the Governor the authority to apply the set to the whole State, because he need oily name anv town he pleased, and the "contiguous count es” would be immediately embraced. The amendment was r.j 'cted—ays* 24. nays 75. Messrs. GREEN. FORBEj, McDONaLD and other members prspoeed other amendments, pending ibe dir eussion ol which the hour for ibe special order, beiLg the prolonga’ioo of the session, a-rived. Mr. ROBERTSON presented the resolution for this purpose as f< Howe: lUtolvtJ, That this ression shall be rxfentad to the Slst day of March next. Mr. HUNTER. Tat re are cogent reasons for adopt ing this reiolu.ioo as mcdlfied, «h'ch he would pr.fer eunmitling in secret session. The House accordingly re solred itself into secret session, and ordered the bill to be rung to cell In absentees. After remaining in secret session some 3d minutes, the doors were again opened. 4 The Military Bill was then read by the Clerk by sec tions, aud amendments preposed in that order. Home of the atuendmrnts were adopted, but It Is deemed fce*l to defer anv special notice oi them until the bill rl.xIL bo passed, when it will be reported in full. MSRSAUX > ROM TUR RSNATR— PROLONHATIOtt OF TKU RXS8ION. A c immunication was received from the Scant.* In forming the House that that body bad agret d (• the f» l lowing reso.U'ion, via: “ That the prrssut session of n General Assembly shall bo extended to the klat Mvch D Xl, Ul icrtl me puuuu u no miner ui'paicu*-'i. gj This resolution w.i", therefore, adopted by tbe Hour* in j its secret session of this morning. l The consideration of the Military Bill was resumed, I and various amendments proposed. These amendme a 1 gave rise to ieugthy dUcuuion, and were chit lit <ii«- 1 po*ed of by calling the ayes and naje. J On motion of Mr. JAUE3, tbe previous question >t Jfl called, and tbe bill was passed. BASK DISK.IVORS. On motion of Mr. WARD, a hill relating to Bunk 1 i rootors was taken up. Mr. W. explained that i s (b i j act was to provide a bustness quorum of Bauk Dine* A tors iu case* where any number of tucb directors lafti gone into tbe j ub l: service. For that purpose it 11.*' s tha>, during the comiuutnce of the war, three mem its sulEoe to cons i ute a quorum for tbe transaction ot bu-i ness. The bi I was p tatd. Mr. ROBKRrhO.V moved to take np tbe bill allow eertain corporations to issue notea of and under ■ Reeommit'ed. Mr. CAZKN’OVE reported a bill from a spec m tee leg I x.ng the manufacture of alcohol. Pc .di g a motion to put ibis bill on its 21 on motion of Mr. GRATTAN, tbe Houao a to-rrorrtw, at 11 o'clock. BILL raBSIO AT BIOBT 8(83101 —DliTILLA Dariog the night session of Tu«ajay, Houte passed, with amendments, Senate tbe unnecessary distillation of grain b; o her mAi.ufaelurrrs o' sriritnous and mi D-EU, At Liberty Its I, Nrlton county, fib 30, Mr ■LdfeshLEOMLlaslViaK j . , j- The Oeotrel fr*.b,krii* mud the q teh will r'nn fl CUT_ J umt or Lir4 1 MI 1ULDWIIT2 Lector*, to -l.ht. At t>>* Rr* *r Pm'cy’i ■ Chureb, tuan of Mila and Jta tfctle, will *t •/» y stir**- J tlvn I • nab:* the aadluce to pais a de IflitfaJ creolsf Tlflfctt* only CO cU. L^rture to cucrtcfiif* % S t.*c?0€v ***? Nlt’LOJ K?IA* NOTft'l. | AH ndjoaraed meet'-jr cf t**« VI«il t Ua Co a! Mini Of C itpo- H ny, W.U be belt ni their t flier, on IS b itrert el *(<ln« i»/ ■ nit, Ua dny of Moreh, At IS o'clock. fc‘2» —4*. J__ JHO. 4. HfAHAKP, Pec'y. M WimiOMl...!.. i W.IAMDOLfl J| W1U (tv* a gaol price f*r aov quantity of second head I-fS •} •a papor or toasd Qtd Maoaalou bespit at alow prist. h* ■