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tmiORR AMD rBorRiitOKS. FRIDAV MORNING MARCH 2.Is6C. THE WEEKLT FREE I'RUM. Tut EtaussTO WKLTFPRisslipollIjh nlmn Frldarciornlcr.and canities th latest news i reicrU cl Eoiton Uaritti aal Cambrice - . . . .. . . aitt.t.?lL"T Cattle ialiex i liu aiic,.iji.j Jecwt well selected Mlse-sllany, 4c, Jc. So care , .j .!., iil he mired to male It a reliable. In- ' ttrntlncatd valuable family Journal. ' ' Thoe'.ienUUonor the Fats Paras exceeds thit , of.nypaP rlnthI..reRI-.n.edlt If . ther.frie. an . . ....r . tv. W. e.:r. to give " '""""" ttaimciui it Cousties. In which our Weekly lias a Motnu. tultIcntacdthalUitemtta favor If exr fneods will forward u any Items cf interest. Ticks or jut Wittir Fan ri-P jear i tt advance. ad If not strictlj ia ad rates, 2.V. THE IKKSIIr.T'.-! POSITION. Attempt t Re-establih Harmony. Tw.. noticeable efforts .iwaids restoring the harmonious, relations between President JuLn-on Jiid the Union arty, so ruutly si nit ii ut letr, haic been made within n day or two. One is by Gov. Cox ol Ohio, who has published au account of a converia tnm wi:h Mr. Joliuun, on S.ituid.iy best, lu tt.i- Mr. Joonson declared that lie simply "aimed at the restoration ol Jx-RCe on the biMiid loyalty;" that Confines could not complain ol Impolicy since they had adopt ed riotit ol their own : that he wa- nut o; p fed ti a Kreodmen'e burtitu. fur he had u-ed atd still wa? iiMn it, and that he only dtsind to nd it soon s the Sjuth by lor the Mottetijii of the ri- . Frediurii should iuhkc it unmctwary ; tliat to make il jruianent would not increafC loTalty but hatred at the South ; he favored C.tiprei-e proiidiug for the protection of the lnediiien of the United State Courtb ol in firiur jurisdiction iu all iomf where States did not do so tbeinsehca. Mr. Joluion said if tie tebels and dieloyal luen ol the North and Sjuth rej licod over the eto message, the country would eurciy have no cause of Borrow in that, lie thought that was jhc cirelr 'l-e kind ol cilieution loyal men eery licit would rejoice in." As to South cm n presentation he only desired the ad uiissiuti ol loyal turn. And liaally his tehvU heart itas with the loiy of true men urho had carritd the country throuih the war, and he earneitty dtsirtd to maintain a cordial and perfu.t undtritandini with thim. The other attempt to cultivate the olive branch tl jacc, was by Senator John Shcr- uinii of Ohio, who on Monday made a paeiGc and conciliatory speech in the Senate. Mr. Johnson, he raid, had retained Mr. Lincoln's cabinet, eudorsed every measure of his pre decessor, and thus far carried out his policy. Sa far as we know, every act and measure of his has met the' approval of his Cabinet without dissent. He has executed every law ol Concrete calling for his action. 11c placed Gen. Howard at the head of the Freedmcn'g Burcau.and be has freely grant ed everything asked for the maintenance and aid of that bureau. He has unfalteringly executed every law enacted with reference to the rebellion. He has only varied from the policy of Mr. Lincoln (if he has varied at all) in making it more severe upon the disloyal people of the South. lie claimed that Mr.Johnson bad honestly exercise 1 the pardoning power. In reference to the President's speech, he said he deeply regretted, and no true friend of the Presi dent could but regret such a speech, in which the passions of the mob were invoked, while Congress was arraigned as having or pniied a despotism. But our condemnation of its objectionable portions should be pal liated by the circumstances. Mr. Johnson was irritated by the delay of Congress to admit the loyal men of Tennessee. It was a trait of his character to show fight, wheth er hostile demonstrations came frcm friends or foes, and we should csst the mantle of charity over his errors. In clesinc, Mr. S. said "the people sympathize with the Presi dent in his desire to see Tennessee admitted at the earliest possible moment. Other States should follow undent law of the land. State by State. Surely Congress can define what constitutes a loyal man, and when States accredit such loyal men, in the name of God and of humanity let us receive them. This exclusion of all is the cause ol irrita tion ; let it be removed immediately. If the President refuses then to co-ojerate with Congress, then there will be cuuso for dif ference." This rj etcli, it is said, produced a decidid Impression in the Senate Tue Kx-Kerel Vich President Stephens on tue SiTfATio.v. Alexander II. Stephens, late the so-called Vice President of the so called Confederate States, made a Union speech u the i inst., ut Millcdgevillc, Georgia. Ue tellt the Georgians that they must cast oS their prejudices and passions ; that they must accept the issues of the war and ablic by them In good faith that the war has brought about a new epoch in their political existence; that the abolition of slavery places the Southtrn blacks under new relations to the white race, calling for great chances in tie State laws in regard tut the mjjroee ; that wise and humane pro visions should be made for them ; that "ample and full protection should be secured to them, so that they may start equal before the law in the (vsscstion and enjoyment of all rights ol personal lilicrty and property," and that the Southern people thould cordial ly idei.tiiv themselves- with the Union and the President's, policy of Southern restora tion. He makes the following curious con fession ol his own private views during the rebellion : "The old Union was bared on the essumpticn that it was fcr the best interests ol the people of the United States to be united as they were, each State faithfully performins to the people of the other States all their obligations under a common compact. I always said that this as sumption was foun Jed on broad, correct and statesmanlike principles. I think so yet. It was only whin it seen-ed to be impossible fur ther to maintain it without hararding greater evils than would perhais attend a separation, thatlyielltd my assent, in obedience to the voice if Georgia, to try the experiment just re sulting so disastrously to us. Indeed, during the ichole lamentable conflict it teat my opinion that hoicecer the pending tlrife might terminate, so far at the appeal to thetirord iro concerned, after a while, when the passions and excitement of the day should pass away, an adjustment or arrangement would be maJe upou continental principles, upon a general basis cf reciprocal advantage and mutual convenience, on which the Unitu was first established." With regard to the freedmen he says : "Wise and humane provisions should be made for them. Ample and full protection should be secured to them so that they may start equal b fore the law in the possession and erjoymect of all rights of personal liberty and property. Many conaiderationi claim this at your hands. Among these may be stated their fidelity in times? past. To them we owe a debt cf gratitude as well as acts of kindness. This should alto be done because they are poor, un tutored, uninformed, many ot them helpless, liable to be imposed upon, and seed it. Legis lation should ever look to the protection of the weak against tbe strong. Tlie present genera tion of them, it is true, is fir above their savage progenitors, who wera at first introduced into this country, in general intelligence, Tirtue ana culture. This shows capacity for improvement. I speak of tlijn as ire now know them to be, having no longer the protection of a master or legal guardian. They now need all the protec tion which the shield of the law can give, but above all this protection shoull be secured, be cause it it Tight and jest 'Sat it scsuia ue general principles." tic jjj, Al! obstacle, if theie be anv. should be re. moved, which can pcssibly hinder cr retard the blacks to the extent of their capacity. It is difficult to conceive a greater evil or curse ithan as it now is. fcr to large a portion 01 us ponu. Ution a, this class will quite probably constitute amonens hereafter, to l reared in ignorance, depravity and Tice." Maine The House of Representatives of Maine, early in the week, prepared a resulvc approving the course of their Congressmen in voting for the Frewimen's Bureau Bill. There afterwards seemed a disposition to in. d.iise the President, but the news of his hjctch changed the current. The resolve was called up, when .1 democrat offered an amendment cndorMth; the President, which was rej- cteil. yeas 12, nays 91. The resolution was then adopted, but two Union men voting with the democrats An other iv sol ution was tacked oa, express!", belief that the pe-uple truW support Mr, Johnson in all proicr itfjrt! bvse-d on civi equality irrespective of cohir. This the Sen ate struck off and the Houe concurred. 6o the Union wen of Maine sepjarclr luck up their representative in Congress. Me. Morrill s Dinner to the CeN-inux CVmvissioM-as. A certain dinner given to the Canadian Commissioners who visitexl Washington to secure a renewal of Kecip- rucity, has lied mjre tlim the necjsiiry iui- portarre given to it by the contradictory statements nude concerning it. Several u: the city correspondents said the dinner wa gheii to the Canadians by Senator Morrill of Maine. Others said the Canadians ha given a dinner to Mr. Morrill of Vermont, Others said Mr. Morrill had dined the Can adians, and said it such a way as to sugges the implication that the dinner wjs given to aid them in their mission. Knowing that such au infeie'iiee could not be true, the Free Press ventured to doubt the whole sto ry. The fact was. however, as we have since learned, that Mr. Morrill of Vermont, haw ing no assistance or encouragement to render to the delegates, saw fit, very properly, to give them a dinner before they left Washing' ton, in order to smooth over for them the failure of their mission and promote kindly personal feeling. It was a handsome affair, attended by a number of distinguished guests, passed off very pleasantly, and was duly appreciated by the gentlemen who were the special guests of the occasion. Conoressional Caicis. At a harmoniou dignified and firm meeting of thc Republican members of Congress, for consultation, held on Saturday evening, a general congression al committee of one from each loyal State was chosen which has power to appoint an executive committee of seven to attend to thc proper distribution of documents, ic. Thc Sen England members upon thc Committee arc: Mairc, Morrill; Xcw Hamp. shire, Marston; Vermont, Woodbridgc; Mass achusetts, Ames ; Rhode Island, Jcnckcs ; Connecticut, Warner. Among llioeo who took part -in the discussion were Messrs. Schcnck, Dclano,TrumbulI, Dcming, Banks, Henry Wilson,Tbad. Stcvens,KclIy,Conncss, Garfield, Washburn, Ilowaid and Conkling. Thc meeting will probably have thc effect of strengthening and uniting the party in and out of Congress. Thc Boston Trarelkr's correspondent "Phillip'' says : Thc two Housed will stand together in this great contrpversy, and, if necessary, will remain in session all summer. Tub SEyix Dats' Battles. Harper's Magazine for March, contains an account of the great lattlcs between McClcllan and Lrc, before Richmond, made up from thc offi cial reports of both sides. It appears from a comparison of Lee's with McClcllan ' report, that at thc beginning of the Seven Days the armies were very closely matched. McCIellan had 103,224 men. according to his own account, and Lee had 100,500, according to his report. It appears further, from Lec'e report, that in every tingle battle our men beat the enemy, though ulmost in every case a gieitcr rebel force was brought against the part of ours which was permitted to light : it is shown that on thc second and third days Richmond was open to McClcllan, the tide ol Inttlc having so rolled round that thc greater tart or Lee's army was K placed as to leave the whole of McCIellan's force Ivtwecn it and Richmond. McClcllan tiad nut more than a third of his army engaged in any single battle, ex cept that ofMalrcrn ; but our gallant troops fought with hemic bravery ; thc generals in command on the different fields appear to hate selected admirable positions, and as thc attack lay ujn the enemy, he suffered more severely than our troops, us will be seen by the following official account of thc lo-ses on both siJtti : Union, killed, 1,0?2 ; wounded, 7,703 ; total, 9,291. Rebel, killed, 3,101 ; wounded, 15,255 ; total, 19.405. That is to say, thc rebel losses were twice as gicat as ours in killed and wounded. But after every success, McCIellan order ed a new retreat. lie np.cars to have been totally ignorant or the enemy's petition and strength ; he had Richmond iu his power on every day of the seven, and on the last day, il. instead ol retreating from Malvern Hill, he had attacked thc enemy, he would not only havegained Richmond, but destroy ed the rebel army. The rebxl General Trim ble, in an ofliei.il report, thus describes the condition of thc Confederate army on the morning after thc battle of Malvern Hill ; "The next morning, by dawn, I went off to ask for orders, when I found the whole army in the utmost disorder. Thousands of strangling men were askiog every passer by for their regi ments; ambulances, wacons and artillerv ob structed eury road, and altogether.in a drench ing rain, presented a scene of tbe most weful and heart-renJing confusion." i Tbe writer in Harper's Magazine adds "The very show of an attack upon such an t army by the unbroken Union force, must have i defeated it. But there was in the mind of its commander no thought ol an attack. When in tbe morning the Contederates looked up the hill which they bad so vainly attempted to scale, they saw not a trace cf tbe grim battenes and serried lines which had confronted them the night before. In tbe storm and darkness the Union army had fled from a victory as though it had been a rout" The horror which some of the i pceeli makcrs at Washington and elsewhere ex press of tbe danger that our Republican and uonsmuiionai government may dc converted , , into one of an imperial chzxacter, where all shall issue from one man or one centre, we regard as arrant humbug. Nobody out- TliE BURLINGTON, fide of the rants of .Southern rcbcls-vranU ; , , , , 11 r .1 such a government, and nobody really tears .j ach a clian -e or sees anything which look . ikcit. Wc wonder that such talk is m-; Mr. Morrill on toiiow.ng is an awirac. o: i.on Hsu ... THE Loan Bill luc i labored for: .Vhere is the mm. or the woman i j . r- ii ithr in nrirnto Kfe. or in Dublic life, that has e , . i, Morrill's fpecch in the House on Wcunesday i Sometimes it has been il pardon m for be l,tt ! isi a little egotietieal, but we are engaged in a f r Vlnrr',11 that it eras not in order' to allude to what had re-ccntlv taken place ; . .a in the Senate, but happen wnat may me 1 1 . Union men will not torget tbev nvea cuun- i try to save. The measure uter consider. tion may be called the apple of the eyc-the pubhc credit. It w.s proposed to pledge not 1 oX ouVin-t accumulations atid resources, only our pa-t aceunuiAtlons anei resources- nut prostctlveiy tnc we-aun oi imr)-n million, of people, who earn more annually than any ottier nation of Jifty imlhim on , the globe, m order to carry a l..an on law- able terms. Thc present bill was only a ' patch on an old garment, extending the net HI -ituivii o, v , . .. . .... i. . ' Secretary ot the ireasnrv ui ma uiwreu i to receive any Treasury notes or other oli- atioi issued under anv act of Congress, , .pt...tl... Iirariixr intirt 'ir tint, in ficliair-e ! ror any description ol bonds autnoiueu nv i thc act to which this is a sopplcment Thc ' bill, it is r ferret lufe j it merelv substitutes a new debt lur nn old - . . . .1 i ; , one. Our entire debt cannot thJS be increas-i ed a single dollar. It was known that the . epdjing the Sttte! to sen.1 Senators an 1 I'.e Seeretary ol the Treasury contemplated a j t0 Congress. I am for almitting return to specie payments tt the earliest jnt0 thf eoundi, 0 the nation all their repre practicable day. We have bten fortunate j futtiie' who are unmist ikably and unques in our Secretaries of thc Treasury during tionabl; loyal. A man who acknowledges alle the last file years ; one of whom was called i giance to thr goveroment, and who swears to to eiccupv the highest judicial station in I support the Constitution, must necessarily be the countrv. It was a relief to the loyal loyal, A man cannot take that oath in good fith feor.le when his successor (Mr. Fewenden) ! ucless he i loyal. mere amplifioatiou of the was appointed, oommatiding as lie did o much of thc public confidence. These men asked and received all they wanted from Congress, and did n.t betray their trust, and now we liavo u Secretary of the Treasury in Mr. McCulloeh who occupied no paradise ol ambition to any man, and j wbo conduel nas won goiucn opinions at liomc and abroad, and a vote of unex- ampled unanimity m the part of this House. Hit highest ambition seemed to be that of a financier. This bill gate to i him the same power as was bestowed on ; his predecessors. Our present debt is two i .i i i ,:t. lions or dollars, leawng one thousand and prov.ons. Let us Id y the CoaW Cltysocn mill lur.s of it to be founded, t'on ef our lathers though the henvens them , J ... , . , ....,. selves shoul 1 fall though faction should rage Let no one deride the fact that all our himn- : UMp c ,,, eial danger, arc not jet passed, lne icnls u yitu , ou, in of high rates of interest and even comuier- ,he ln it Tirui,ut frnii ,0 he found cial revulsions may overtake us unless our I un(iing Dy ,i,e Constitution of my country. affairs arc managed with consumate skill. stnod by the Constituticu as the chief ark of If we gave the Secretary of thc Treasury , oor Mifrty. as the pa'ladium of oor civil and our the power confided by this bill it may be- of ' re!ii.us liberty. Ves, let us din,: to it as tea more worth to us than to him. If Congress mariner clings to the last plank "when the shall pursue a course of due ceonoinv in I uiiht and the tempest close around him." thptr r,nmnswi an as lie uir. .tiurriiii i recommends, they would and will reduce thc miliUrv establishment. Within a rea sonable time we may bote that the publi debt had reached its maximum. The Secre tary hopes to get along without loons for the" present year. It it shall be considered necessary hereafter to resort to war. Con gress would have time enough to act ujwn thc subject at thc close ol the pre-ent session. A gradual extinction of the public debt should and will be carried on. Owing to the treachery of those who engaged in treason and rebellion, thc entire receipts for thc vcar ending June 30, 1SC1, were only $41, 470, 299. But thc measures adopted by Union men, amid all the ciabarrasmnent 6urroundmg them, changed thee figures in 3SG3 to $112,000,00, to more than twice this amount in 1so4, or $204,000,000, and in 1805. to $333,000,000, while the actual and estimated receipts of the present year are 2453.000,000, and even $500,00(UH)0 If thc receipts of gold arc estimated in paper currency, lucre tnouiu oc no nuuiucaiu'ii of thc revenue laws to reduce the receipts of the Treasury to a large extent until our debt is permanently funded, and never be low thc point to cover our ordinary expeusea and to pay thcintercct on the public debt. Pcrhapo ttio rcicuuo Irom wbltkcy will l-e set aside and applied to the reduction of tbe principal ol thc jblic debt. This would be understood by all, and about which there would be no embarrassment. Our securities are the safest and best in the world. His opinion was that our own peo ple thould bold them, lie hoped tbe time would never tome when loreigners would prizeour bonds higher than we outseltcs. The bill contained authority to make a foreign loan ; but this was optional and might not be exercised. Thc President' Speech nt House. the White It is assumed fby Concretsl that there inu't be laws passed recognizing a State as in tbe Union, or its practical relatii ns to tbe Union, as restored before the respective Houses under the Constitution can ulge or the election returns and the oualincations ot their own nsemners. What a position is that ? You struggled for four years to put down a rebellion. i ou uenieu in the beginning of the struggle that any State could go out ot ihe Union, lou said mat it had neither tbe right nor the power to do so. The issue was made, and it has been settled that the States had neither the right nor the power to go out cf the Lnion. ith what con sistency, after it has been settled by the military arm of the Government, and by the public judgment, that the States bad no right to sro out of the Union, can any one now turn round and assume that they are out and that they shall not come in? I am free to say to you, as your Executive, that 1 am rxt prepared to lake any such pcsition. I have endeavored to be true to the people in all the positions which I have occupied.and there is hardly a position in this Government which I nave nci at some umc uueu. i sui'jvsi- it be said that this ia vanity, (laughter) but I may say that I have teen in all of them. I hate been in both branches cf thc State legisla ture. A voice "You commenced a tailor." The President "A gentleman behind me says that I began a tailor. Tea, I did begin a tailor, (applaute) and that suggestion does not discom fort me in the least, for when I was tailor I bad the reputation of being a good one, and of mak ing clothes fit. (Laughter.) And I was always punctual to my customers, and did good work. (Applause.) Voices "We will patch up the Union yet," The President Xo, I do not want any patch work of it. I want the original article restored. (Great applause.) But enough of thia facetiiius ness. I know it may bo said "You are Presi dent, and you must not talk about these things.' But, my fellow citizens, I intend to talk the truth, and when principle is involved when the existence of my country is in peril I hold it to be my duty to steak what I think and what I feel, as I have always done on former occasions. (Great applause.) I have said it has been de clared elsewhere that I was guilty of usurpation which would have cost a king his head, and in another plice I have been denounced for 'white washing.' When and where did I ever white wash anything or anybody ? Who can say that Andrew Johnson ever nude a pledge which he did not redeem, or that he evtr made a premise which he had violated . None ! none !' Point me to the man who can say that Andrew Johnson ever acted with infi delity to the great mass of the people. (Great applause.) Men may talk about beheading.and about usurpation,but when I am beheaded I want the American people to be the witnesses. I do not want it by lnucndoes and indirect remarks in high places, to be suggested to men who have assassinaticn brooding in their besoms 'There is a fit subject' others have exclaimed "this Presidential obstacle must be gotten out of the war What is that hut to make use of strong words lncitinc to assassination ? Xo doubt. 1 say, the intention was to incite to assassination, so that the obstacle which the people had placed ( ""re could be got out of the way. ; Are the opponents of this Government not yet sausneu : Are tnese wno want to destroy our , institutions, and tc change tbe character cf the Government cot satisfied with the ouantilv of blood that has been shed t Are they not satis- .ivi .vt a,.. .1,1 W. iitM ,.. tied with one martyr in this place? Does not UP" Eeimeiii 'c lew acainst tfcc goy the blood cf Lincoln appease their vengeance "nnicnt of the many 1 I cannot understand and their wrath ! Is thc thirst still unslackeJ ? 1 tne language of thc President in any other Bo they still want more blood J Have they not way. If any gentleman ran propose any honor and courage enough to seek to attain the ! other construction for it, I would like him to end otherwise than through and by the hand of do it. 1 am unwilling to test under any an assusin I I am not afraid of an assassin such imputation, attacking me where enc brave and courageous ! v t.i p . man will attack another. I only dread him 1 f' ' '1C Exccutivc-and I mean to when in disguise, and where his footstep j, , JIk the President respectfully, because ir ,k n.i i. .i, l I entertain rtencct for him if t!,,. tr. courage to strike like men. I know they are ' . . a, mi, nu, uiwi il, iuiu) uaiciue , willing to wound, but afraid to strike. If mr ' ; 1.100a is 10 te soea because l vindicate tne Union , ana insist upon tbe preservation or this Gov- arnment in its original purity, let It be shed; VT. FREE PRESS but let an altar to the Union w ;ia ... . . . , 1 men, 11 necessary, uis-b -. -r- aaJ Jlj(t t)t Mw w ir, ,;, i m.mites my existence skill be potnvl it :li i is. uuinon tm i i' f -. i'ji. rGreat ' and nr Jtot 1 ftl. .nrf fcrnihar eonvenntion-thit mm r.i. L i. . i.t m.n fr.inirhter.1 Tliev (. neTer defeat "him. (Laughter.) Now I will , . 1 Tij tu too what constitnies my goon iac " i.. - ... . r .1 . i. in aouig iigat. ana aoing mr me jtuj-K.-- t , , , .. , Shortly after I reached ) athingtan for the purpose of being wauniteJ as loe PrfcJ' , of the United States. I had a eonvers ition with 0f,r. . ., , .. u u. .i,. .mM1.lm.t otthe Bw p L. aJopUj br three I fourtU, of the s,, .a pretty near done, or lnJxJ i(e doBe jn th, .y of amending the Constitution if there was one" other adopted." j a5i itlnlf vnaS ja tit Why," :d j lK Ak n turn iircic 'ovum " ' ... . .t .lded to tne itusi:in;un wiiku noun the States to iud their Senators aod lVpresen- j tatiies to the Congress of the United States." , (Great applau.) Tbe was in his i,fin lUv . . . - r the me...s to breaking P Ibis f!"m rrLTX '". ... .. ,', . or rrill-r lO ei;. inviu. itc naaini .v ' ,,,,;. i, . .aiiitiwial amenlment. oath makes no difference as to the principle. Whatever test is thought proper as evidence and as proof of loyalty, is a more matter of detail about which 1 cate nothing; but let a man 1 utmistakably and unquestionably loyal let him acknowledge allegiance to tbe Constitution of the l'nite-1 States awl be willing to support tht Government in its hour of peri and in its j,cur i.f ncol, and I am willing to trust him." (Applause.) iu cooelus'e n let me a.k this vast concoarse here to-day this sen of upturned feces to come with me or I will go with you and stand around the Constitution of i iir country, I ' again unfolded. The people are invited to reaJ an 1 under-tan 1 to sustain and maintain t u. .wmku. ii. South. I oppesed the Davi an.! ToomVees.use Slidells, and a long list of others wroe names I need nut repeat, and niw, when I ta-n round at tbe other end of the Uj. I fin I men, I care not by what name you call tbem who still stand opposed to the restoration of the Union of these States. (A voice, "Give us the names.") A gentleman c ills for the names; tll suppese 1 should give them. 1 look upon fiem, I is peat it. as President or citizen, aa much oppos ed to the fundamental principles of this govern ment, and believe they are as much Uwring to prevent or destroy them, as were tbe men who fought against u. I siy ThadJeus Stevens of Pennsylvania; I say Charles Sumner; I say Wendell l'hdlips, and others of the same stripe, are among tbem. (Tremendous applause.) Some gentleman in the crowd says. "Give it to Forney." I have only just to say that I do not waste my ammunition upon dead dacks. I stand for my country: I slanl for the CoattiM t:on where I place 1 my feet a; thc entrance into public life. They may traduce me; they may slander me; they may vituperate. Bit let raw ty to you that it has no effect upon me. And let me amy in addition that I do not intend to be bullied by my enemies. Admi-ltn of Southern Representative. M'BECII Of SH.VATOlt. I'BR.VIK.V. Keply to the I' resident. In tbt Senate on Friday, iir. Fessendeti moved to take up the He-use concurrent res olutions providing that no Senator er Repre sentative from a lately rebellious State shall be rccogniied in Cither House until that State is declared by Congrcea entitled to rep resentation. Mr Sherman appealed to the Senate to de lay action. We ought not to postpone tbe business of Congress lor tbe purp.- of get ting into a political wrangle with the Presi dmt. Mr Feaenekn siiJ he Wis ti il aware that there had b en an effort t. get up a political wrangle with the Pre sidint. IL; certainly had no ili.-po-ition t.i diso. No man had beard him nienk of the Presul.nt except in termi of rcspec:. and he wa n t sensible of any oxeitcme nt to prevent bis speaking on the queston Tne s- mer the question comes up tic better If the Pre-id. nt right in his a-suuipti m that we have uothing to say in tbe matter, we ought to admit these men at once, if they come with the proper creden tiabi. It i very uu'ieeoming in us officially to assume pow rs c do not p t-css. If we ete j lacing ourselves in the way of the re coo'tructi'.n of the L'nin by as-uming Con stitutional authority to extend the time and keep men from their proper eats in this body, we ought to know it. He sent to tbe Secretary's desk thc following extract from thc speech made by the President of thc L'nited States- "We find that, iu fact, by an irresponsible central d, rectory, nearly all the powers of the Government are assumed without even consult ing the legislative cr i xecutive brand es of tbe Government: yes, and by a resolution reported by a committee upon whom all the legislatiie power of the Government has been conferred, that the princile in the constitution which au thorizes and empowers each branch of the leg islative department to be the judges of the elec tion and qualification of its own members, has been virtuallv taken away from these depart ments and conferred upon a committee, who must report betcre thev can act under the Con stitution and allow members duly elected to take their seats." Mr. 1 cssenden re-ad another short para graph from tl e sjiccch. Siys thc President "I say that when they comply with Ihe Con stitution, when they have given sufficient evi dence of tbeir loyalty , and that they cin be trusted when tbey yield obedience to tbe law, I say extend to them tbe right hand of fellowship and let iace ard union be restored. Mr rersenden So say I: suaays.il. When they do that there will Le no "o'lieetion to their representation. -Mr Sumner ineru is no difference on that question. Mr. res-;nucn continued, advocating tbe right ol Congress to inquire whether the conditions named bv tbe President had been complied with. The special committee was otganizeel for thc purpose of making theses inquiries. Is this committee or fifteen, be asked, anything more than the servant of LoDgresf:? Can it set up its will atratnst the will of the body which constituted it ? H c are appointed tor the special puriosc of making inquiries and reportiuc to Congress the result of our inquiries. Simrlv that neither branch acting without information mizht take a Cuursc which ihe otlr branch could differ, and thus brin about a collision between thc two bodies N dtT these circumstance, is it quite OW, UP- j. . inatc iiie Committer of fiftrn . I- l trai ,iircctorv. ns n power a.sumin- Li .-j t ,.,t,: u- i . Fi,J " ?,D,d fl""P which elo not belong to " '. " " 1"'tc f'ur.to donate it as a ncu trai power tittina here with a icw tu lral power titling litre with a icw to get b!ls an iaea that all these matters, these ., ' " - ivciulu, 'CTC.ral rowers which be has suggested, are preliminary to ice admission of Senator and lieprescnutiren. the Question atim mlm to exeicise that power of judgment. Docs ' When, 1 ask joa, hive l uaurpe ohiduij attachment to the V, ho L- it in tliN ouuuiry that 1 have not toiteaaa t . Tn fame rani FRIDAY MORNING EXARCH it njt belong to us, il" a Senator presents himself hero, to ascertain whether these con ditions have been complied with. 01 doc3 u belong to btm? That brings ma to the consideration of the reto message. I will ray. sir, with reran! to that message, thai l nave no ieij bill wtuca was mus icw culars it did not meet my elded my objection' to it be t the power dl exist, and that it wr especially necessary to exercise .r.J tha Mil tHoivlnre received DV vote. . . . i i i r , nK. I Had the rresiueni coanocu m... icctions to the bill itself it ! very possioic i I might have waived my own feelings and , 1.1. II. vr lwa.lr Ifi'.F lit IRC ' susiaineu eue ci. , : - i . - 1 ,u .A-una (rirrn lor It. i vcio mc-.-Jit: aim mv .i.-.. --- - . . and after thorough consideration o. the pro- TWon of thc Mu ho g.e this reason .which ( rendcrei it impossible .for me M a me mbcr 0r,iie Senate, with due respect for myself . .' , ,f. othcrw sc ""u r . .V . ' . n to w tm the ;uf"-t the n esative was opinions expressed in the vcio what do I understand by the closing parts what do of this vi veto message .' Itmt mincjuugmciii. i " -5 .... :T- : i u. .i nv hill nm-etini resident uongrees ns, av i.u org'iuiiiu ihih;. .... -r, the interest of those so-called Con.cderate states while they are not represented here. It full ,m thnt no law laying any restraint on tho-c States which fought for lour vcars against thc Government can be rn. -oil that we can pass no law affecting them or restraining them, or providing for any change in the Constitute , or anything cle, until we admit their Senators and Be presmtativei to the Otor of Congress, that we Uvc no right to legislate with regard to them, but must take them just ns they are upon their say so. and then, when they arc here, we .nay proceed to legislation. 1 can not give my acnt to any such proposition. Congress wa prepared to say to thc Kx ecutive and the country, respectfully but firmly, that they were resolved to decide, not only upon "thc merits of the men sent here as representatives, but ol thc States svnding them, lie thought tbe iroplc were represented here ; that the interests of the people were vested in them ; that it wns for tbem to decide on the destinies of the coun try, and il tbey were to be confined to sim ply inspecting credentials they would b snorn of their power : 'here would no longer be that check upon the Executive which the r.in.titiiiion ,le-ifned. He believed that tbe President was a friend to his country that he was a true jiatriot ; but he believed that his feelings on the subject of admitting tbe State of Tennessee had carried him be yond what in his calmer moments he would Lave done He believed he would not wound the Constitution one iota ; but when he as serts principles which are destructive of the dignity and power of this body 1 can not desist from all the opposition of which 1 am capable. He (Mr. I.) thought it bet ter to put these State-, in a condition to be recin-trurted liefore we talked about it The time had now eviue. The President bad commenced beforeliand By virtue of his power as Commander in-chiet he had appointed Provisional Uovernors, and tie suould have then wailed until Congrcw met ti consult with tbem as to what was best to do. He did r.ot h M that ttitse States were dead, but they were not a other Statei". They had never lieen o facially informed that any "of theoe States had tunned a Constitu tion. He thought for the g.iod of thc country that these Senators and Representa tive should be admitted as soon as it could lie done with any show of safety to ourselves and the Government. How it is RxcEivaD. With the exception ot the New York Times, there w not a Re publican journal that indorses and rejoices over tbe Preaidcnt'a speech. Tbe Democrat ic pre, of course, are immensely delighted and are trying to make a much of thc event as possible. - Among tbe heartiest of the President's new-born admirers on that aide of the house is the ia'amous -New York Daily Avars, edited by paroled and recon structed rebels. It says . "The name of Andrew Johnson is upon the lips of the people in accents cf delight awl ad miration. Ne er, perhaps, in the history of our coun'ry have the words of any one man sent such a thnll ef here and satisfaction through the popular heart as did those brave words of denance mat tne rresiueni, on i oursiay, uuag in the teeth of the radical conspirators." The Richmond pars eulogize the sicch as thc expansion of thc policy announced in the veto of thc Freed men's Bureau bill. The lUmntntr, which was closed the other day for treasonable talk by General Grant, and permitted since to resume publication by Mr. Johnson, is specially pleased with the speech, and says of thc President : "He net only has all tbe power which the lite President rots eased, but be has a great deal more. He has a tremendous will ami power of bis own, as the conceited old hide-bound single- nder of tbe radical circus company will learn whenever he wakes Andrew Johnson fully up. Whr.if Ihe President were only a man ofordmary intelligence, with tbe means and appliances at his command, he eoulJ easily rout and annihi late the whole bowling host of radical pigmies s thoroughly as tbe cranes are said to have done in dealing with the pigmies of antiquity; but Andrew Johnson is not an ordinary man, as his acts and speeches luminously demonstrate. He is a man with brains, Urge and full, and will stern and determined. He knows his pow. er, and he knows how to use it. Like the con test between Jupiter and tbe Titans will be the fisht between tbe President and the radicals; only the Titans in this case will be very email ones." alundigham fired a hand red guns in honor of the veto, and hoisted a tin; from his window at Dayton, Ohio. A despatch from Washington says : "President Johnson remain; very cold and undisturbed amid tbe assaults elicited by his veto message, and by bis great speech of hut week. His private secretary collate from the various newspapers in tbe country, the com ments adverse awl favorable to the film consti tutional stand he has taken, and tbey are care fully noted." Correspondence of the Pice Preee.1 I ItO.ll ASHIXCTO.V. WasiiisaTox, Feb. 26. 1SC6. -VrMi s. Kditvrt of the Ft te Prett : Thc mortification and disgust with which tbe true Union men of this city received the veto, and tbe speech of President Johnson, can be imagined but not described. That the President of thc United States should lend any countenance to tbe copperhead and secessionist mob which held jubilee in G rover's Theatre oter the veto, much more that he should ad Iress them with just the kind of words they wanted to hear viz., bitter denunciation of Northern men, awl palliation of rebellion by ascribing equal tiu to the majority of Congress because they would hold the conquered but sullen and retengeful Southerners where they are, till some guarantee can be given for their proper use of restored place and power that th it could lie we would not have believed till we saw and heard it. It does ntt helo the ease tc witnm the rejaicing of tbe worst classes here, over the developments ; to sec the rumholes filled with men who a year ago were pen rebels and trait ors, and who have not changed any since, cow crowding to the birs to drink to the health of Ji ff. Paris and Andy Johnson. If it is possi ble by any means still to maintain the peace be tween Mr. Johnson and his party, and to hold thc President back from open war with the men who placed him on the ticket with Mr. Lincoln and elected him as the stern and sworn foe of traitors, it thould be done, if fcr no other rea son, to disappoint this rebel crew. I fear, however, that Mr. Johnson has made hearty concord, and continuance of respect for t him, on the part cf these whose good opkion is j t cau?e e enouzoi oe .oi.u .nCg. we,, mgn impossible. He is coTer mach beauty among the women, although perfectly wilful, disregards all advice, rests sole- for centuries the Turks have had the reputation ly on what he believes to le the opinion of Me of filling their harems with Circassian beau mattet. and can't be made to doubt his ability j ties." The Circassians are Mohammedans in to divine what that opinion will be. He greatly reli2icn-but their women do not veil their exaggerates, too. his own perronof popularity, faces as do the Turkish women. They even ex- The assassination idea is firmly fixed in his mind, pose them more freely than do the christian His speech was made deliberately. I doubt if women of thia country. What beauty they he feels at present any political obligation to the have ia therefore publio property. Bat it would 2, I860. Union party, and he my at any moment throw overboard Mr. Seward and the Republicans who have been his best friends, and take to his conn the worst men in the nation. Ap parently nothing but such a capsiie will open the eyes of some of Mr. Johnson's adherents w jo, hitherto high in the confidence of Repub licans, now seem determined to uphold and ap plaud the President, ir hatettr ht doet. If such eo dswn with him when he fallj.as fall he must if he keeps on In his present caurse, they will have . . . , . . .i v 0niy weajejves eo Yours X. Foreign Correspondence of the Free Press. letter rno.ii TUH KEY. Eizboom. Turki-y, Jan. 9, 1S66. Dtur Free Prett : The thickening and pressing eases anJ Jutit3 of my missionary life have too long ,..n, me froa taikinz with yoo and your read- tts Ia tB0Ugbt I often find myself drifting iojj the atnt, anJ teas that lie between and traversing the scenes of my boyhood and college days, not by any taeani forgetting the time I stood at the "cist" in your printing office. And although I weuH net exchange my present position and work, fall as it ia of depri vations Jand trials for the best home and business in all the world; still as much as is possible by correspondence and kind remem brance, I wish always to live in the hearts and homes of my native land. I am proud to be called an American, more than ever o since the triumphant and glorious conclusion of their late war. If I were to live here a thousand years, never for once satting eyes on rat native land, I would still be to the last, as to my nationality, an American, a eitizen of the United States, and nothing else. Well, you are a city now. When I saw you last, you were nothing but a country village. I wonder what visible change this has wrought. Probably something like that which a boy un dergoes in duffing his roundabouts for the long coat of a man. or a girl in jUying aside her short dietses and putting on the leng skirts of a wooun. Ur pernaps you wouw nc iue illus tration better if I should say you had exchanged tbe frolKSomr, heedless manners of a boy, for the thoughtful dignified air of a self-depeDdent man . I dare say I should see something of this chance in the countenances of your citizens, could I walk your streets to-day; indWl I finey I discover scmethios of it in the columns of the Fbie Phsjs. I congratulate you most heartily on this au spicious chance. With an hotvest and efficient government, and I am sure the intelligent pub lie spirited citizens of Barlingteu would have no other sort your "city" mast soon see fcr greater nrespenly than it has eer heretofore enjoyed. tui ciac.assiA.-i imic. ratios. But I began this letter with the intention of tellin; you something about Turkey. You are mmiliar with the particulars ef tbe conquest of the Circassians by the Russians awl their con sequent emigration to this country. This emi gration has been under tbe direction and the expense of tbe Russian and Turkish govern ments. Th? Russian government takes them to the boundary between tbe two countries, and then the Turkish government take and provides Kir them until tber are finally locate! and settled. The manner in which this emigration has been managed well illustrates tke stupidity and abort-sigh tedsess of this got ernowst. The .grants come in carts or on loot or horseback their hones and cattle (brafpng on thc country. They ore attended by Turkish officers who take from thc villages tbe iwd necessary for tbe em igrants, promising to pay fcr it. and probably having government money in tbeir pockets with which to do so, but pre firing to keep this money for themselves, tbey barely give anything to the villager;. At the same time, the Circassians, di-utisfied with their rations, steal all the can by their hands on, so that the poor villagers are ground as between the upper and nether mill-1 tones. Hy tbe stupidity of the government tbey were allowed to come fully armed, bristling with daggers, pistols and guns. It also allowed large bodies of them to accumulate at certain points, so that it was easy for tbem to inaugur ate a reign of terror over the villages; and the cities even were not free from danger. During the summer and autumn all exposed property, such as hay and unharvesied grain, required a strong guard night and day. And even then the guard was often attacked by these armed barbarians, and either driven off or murdered, and the properly seised. Near Moosh, a city some hundred miles south of this city, are two Armenian monasteries. One of tbem is built where aaoording to Armenian tradition, the body (cot including the head) of John the Baptist was buried. The second of these Monasteries, cot far from the first, is built on the spot, whete, according the tradition, as the body of the Baptist was borne along, one of the fingers fell and was buried. This is called the ' Finger Monastery." Both tbt se Monaster ies arc widely celebrated pilgrims visit them from all parts of the world, depositing costly offerings. The Circassians, encamped in large numbers in the vicinity of these Monasteries, could not fiil to covet their great wealth. They therefore attacked the "Finger Monastery," killed one of the Monks and seized a great amount of booty This outrage and many others of a similar nature the increasing insecurity of life and property at bst aroused the sluggish Turkish officers te do something to save tbe country from wholesale slaughter and rapine at the hand of those merciless wretcho. The Pasha of this city ordered them to be disarmed. And it should be said to the credit of this Pasha that his order was executed with great skill. So quietly were all arrangements made that the Circassians near this city found themselves sur rounded by soldiers before they dreamed what was going on. They saw that resistance was vain and immediately obeyed the order to give up their arms. In other places where the Cir cassians were more numerous and thc display of soldiers less imposing, they made a show of re sistance; but after being fired intc once or twice they concluded that discretion was the better part cf valor, and quietly obeyed. With ordinary expedition these immigrants might have reached their destination and been settled last Fall. But the alow and purposeless action of the government kept them waiting here and there until winter came upon them and shelter cf some kind must be found for them immediately. They were therefore placed la empty houses scattered through the cities and villages, to live at the expense of the gov ernment, or what is worse, cn the poor villagers. With difficulty will they be able to reach their destination, which is said to be in the vicinity of Diarbekir, in season to make a crop the coming season, so that fur another whole year they will likely to eat the government rations. A fine speculation this, ycu will say, especially when you consider that not more than hall of them live to become permanent citizens to say nothing of the kind of citizens they will make. The Circassians are.physically, a large, finely developed race of men. I hfi, f,iT1 in .1;. not be fair to judge them as we see them here. Dressed in greasy sheep skins, or ragged, coarse and dirty cloth, browned and jaded by many miles of travel, made drudge and slaves by th men. who look upon them as inferior beings they present a sufficiently pitiable spectacle. What culture and good treatment might do for them, it is difficult to say. The traffic in Invse Circiuian "beauties" both male and female, though feebly resisted by the Turkish government, still goes on. Prom ising boys and girls are bought and sold, in a quiet way. for 200 to COO dollars, each. To pre sent one of these to the Saltan or some other high officer is considered a very gesteel thing to do. . - - .vTrebizondts the nearest and most natural . .. . -e v. seaport for Persia. Hat ty tne siupiu; u. " Turkiih government not building a wagon road, all the Persian comminee has, of necessity, oeen on horseback. The Russian government, more enterprising than its neighbor, has built a wagon road from Puti, one ot its own cities ou the Black Sea, across its own territory to the Persian frontier. This is now rapidly taking the traffic away from Turkey. But the Turk is at last aroused. The project of building a road frcm Trebizocd through this city to the Persian frontier was duly inaugu rated at Trebizond laat Fall; the authorities modestly venturing the hope that it may be constructed in seven years ! And this where two-thirds of the way is already passable for wajoas ! You are aware that one of the lines of Tele graph connecting England with her East Indian provinces passes through Turkey. A oranen leaving the great lice at Sivas now reaches this city and is in process of construction to cius beyond. Were the Atlantic cable now in oper ation, we could send yoa a more dliUnt tele gram than you ever received before. TUE CHOLERA. This scourge Tisited us last summer, carrying nlxmt a. hundred victims. The filth of the streets and the slovenly habits ef the people in vite this disease, and were it not Sir the high and salubrious locution of the dty we should all be swept away. Tours. f. The Feelin; at the Sutti. Correspondence af tbe Rochester Oemocrat. Wnixcrox. Feb. 13, 1866. Col. Eli Parker, ot Gen. Grant'a staff, so well and favorably known to your citizen. Ins just returned from an extended tour of military inspection lurougn trie lnrunev tionarv States. His statements of their condition would, of course, be nxiat inter' et.ng. He takes no pains to conceal bis disappointment at the bitterness of feeling everywhere displayed by the rebels, recon structed or otherwise. When tbe Colonel first commenced bis tour he wore hm uni form, and took no pains to conceal nrs rank or ncition. Tbe result was uatterinr at. tention on every hand. He was m by tbe mot earnest protestation of loy accept ance of tbe "situation " At first beeeex- eited in tbe Colonel nothing bat frlings of unmitigated satisfaction, nut goon tbey were so redundant and nnrarym s aato ex cite suspicion that tbey were intended lor tne uniform worn a net poMtKXi occupied It seemed unnatural that a whole people should be so soddeuly converted. Thua su-picioui tne Colonel shrewdly ' changed bb base," doffed tbe " blue and buttons" and donned a sober suit of black. The ef fect was magical, when be farther declared, in reply to inquiries addressed him, that be was from the Indian Territory. Being of unmistakable Indian extraetaon, tbe answer d Moused all suspicion ; as not only are the tribes therein known to have many educated men, but tbey bad also been pro-slavery in , character. He claimed to be a Choctaw ; which nation furnished about one company to tbe Cnion Indian brigade, and several repiraents to thc rebel army. After tbe adoption of this character, CuL Parker heard no loyal word ottered; no sentiment exprcseed but hatred and malig nant animosity towards the national force, tbe Northern people and tbe Government He traveled for several weeks in this man ner, making himself known only to tne army officers. The Colonel declares himself unable to ex press tbe depth of disloyal feeling he thus met, and is confident that tbeir hatred is greatly intensified, and far more virulent than when their armies surrendered. Ir is "CMMrciaR to a Union Man" is North Carolina. Those who contend that tbe S mth is earnestly and devotedly loyal that tbe spirit of Secession has been thor oughly crushed that it is quite safe to aban don the States to themtelves are respect fully commended to the following expres sion: of th: Raleigh Standard, written by Mr. Iloldcn, ex Governor of North Caro lina . There should be but one party in this State at this time, and that is the Union party. He that is not for tbe Union is against it. It is not saved yet. It is still in great peril. It is (till "hammer at one end and anvil at the other." The same sec tional spirit that produced the late awful war is still unsubdued. That little member, thc tongue, "set on fire of hell," is again at work, deepening and widening the chasm between thc North and South. The North demands certain things, and still s. eras to repel tbe Siuth, and thc ratter is defiant and sullen. It is unpopular in this State to be an out-and-out Union man. I. is popular to sympathize with the dead Confederacy. No matter what thc North may say or do, or omit to say or do, it is not to be cxpeeted that we can get back to the Union until we feel and manifest a change in this respect. Tiik Kkeidhrn's Bcstm. It is reported, that President Johnson has signified his willingness to approve a bill extending thc operations ot thc Bureau for two years after the the close of tbe war, and Senator Wilson has introduced such a bill in the Senate. T1IIKTV NINTH CONCKESS. TIKST SISSIOK. Washi.xctox, Feb. 27. Mr. Wilson, for the Military Committee, re ported a resolution of gratitude of the nation to officers, soldiers, and seamen. Passed. He also reported a bill to provide for a uni form militia, with slight amendments. Mr. Morgan introduced a resolution calling upon the President for information relating to the appointment of Provisional Governors Passed. The concurrent resolution from the Recon struction Committee, came up. Mr. Dixon spoke in defence of the poliev of the President and the late acts ot the adminis tration. Mr. Poland introduced a bill giving bounties to the widows of deceased soldiers. Adjourned. IIorsE. Mr. Wilion introduced a bill to fix the number of Judges of the Supreme Court. Referred to the Judiciary Committee. Mr. O'Neill of Penn., introduced a bill in re gard to the fees and costs of clerk. mir,i,i. and attorney in the United States Courts. Re ferred to Judiciary Committee. Mr. Morrill, from the Committr n- ami Means, reported a bill regulating the trade with the British North American possession which was read twice and mm?, tt.. . z'A order for Friday next. 1 .ur Moexloridreor VL. cf-Vrxl . T...r-.. which was adopted, rtquestinz the Prel.!r . communicate w the House all the information in his possession in relation to the distribution or rewards offered by Government for the arrest of tho assaisins of Mr. Lincoln. CiLiroKsu. The Union State Ontral Committee or California, after tho veto but before thc epeech, adopted resolutions saying thai they do not yet perceive an irreparable breach between the President and Congress. and until such a breach conclusively appears mey will continue to hope that the fruits of the triumphs of tbo Union army shall not U ,01t' County Convention. The Convention called t . :. CountyCcmmissiocer, asee tabled Wt-ine.,. at 11 o'clock, at the City Ua'.l i3 , ' pla-o, and was cal! d to order by Mr. u. drew, cue ot t'ie County CommiU.. . Martin Wire, Esq., of Coder!...!, s . choeezi Chairman, and M.Speneer of Mir.0- Sccretary. Thc delegation from dif&Tt town presented their etraWiale dock porting from two or three towns. Mr. LoC . of Burlington, moved that any good peranee men present, ritiaeza? ot the Dot represented, be requested o art ai .,.. gates, for those town ; which wa s;,.. to. Mr. Rolle of BurHngtoe, moved t : cecd to the nomination of a County C ,a,s eioner, which was a freed to ; and th- rv. of E. D. Mason of Richmond, ard D ; Maeciaber of Esex, were presented 7.. rending of the roll wis called for. r-e'ic. -. ary to a Vote, and the list was read ,y , Secretary, a fellows, the delegates r-.-.. . answering to tbeir names : Burlington S Huntingtoo.Htnrv I, . . Ret E Mix. H Bolfe, A Prouty Jr. , Howard. M L Bennett, Mia! Davk a Walker. CkmrUMtZ H Wheeler, U R P.-,. , Stebbins. CokkestiT L F Bordick, A O Ik. I Allen. John Upwua, Jr, II Rood. Euei IVter Blood, Cha Dav.O Tir.c.r I. C Butler. HwtiinglmVtQ V$iu..n. D CnI- c J Crane. JerkkoX E SiafiuBi ir. KM (Vdu.-, E Johnson, C Van Vliet iVaVon Jl Spencer, C P Sander-5 Tillison, Ira Witter. F 1 Hattawaj. Rir-hmonJ E B Andrew. A C N S H Davis, Root. Tower. Soutk Bmr&rtgio G L Barstow. A S ball. N Brownell. Wettford A Stone. GCJ .'. t. Reach, I. M Brigham. Wtliiiton In Pnelf. E Whiitry. : RradJey. UnJerkiJIA O llumphry, 31 Vi.., A Roger, L F Terrill, E F Bardiei Bolton, Minesburg, Sielburn a., . -George not represented. On motion tbe convent ion nJjn,-. . half past one P.M. ATTONOOX. The Convention met pursuant to a tent. Report were made by thc dele'is tbe different town ol the manner - ducting tbe Town Agencies for t'c ; year. St. George made no report. V. . ton and South Burlington rtp r: . -gent appointed, and Sbelbnrne rt; " no agent and no man deprived f an that aecoarat." Opportunity m given for the t. !.-' reported in the morning to present -t. : tiala of their delegations. On motion the Convention itrnvOt. ballot (or candidate for Comnaissioner j low: 1st Bai.lt. E D Mason, DlIMaeomber, E Whitney, 2t B.ei ut. E D Mason. -' D B Maeomber. E Whitney, l 3d Ben . E D Mason, I) 11 Maeomber, K Meacb, K Whitney, so Mr. Mason was nominated. Rc. W. W. Atwater rceioested the bers of the Contention to remain aft. -jonrnment for the purpose of for 31 . County Temperance Society. A resolution offered by Peter l Essex, was adopted as follows : Rttolc.d, That, ia the opinion of 1 - ' -veatioa, when the Selectmen of swj tua, ... lag in view the public welfare solely r.- - a--. to tne County Commissioner a su tV ' ; -far Town agent in said Town, it .-a. ".' tiuiv of the County Cenmtuneeer to c r : nis respeeirui c - . On motk3. the following w. n County Committee for the year i F. B. Andrews, A O Humphrey, ing ton. 5 h . Dedication. Thc dtd.ca:i n of t! Congregational Church ot this ti nudeTues'm irnrag as previo ily and was an extremely interesting The church was filled with peuj L religious societies, and upon the : beik the Pastor of thc churcK w -Dr. Kirk of Boston, Rev. Prof. T r Simeon Parmeke, Bee. James Buck: Rey. E. Mix of the Ut Calv. Cr.g The ord.-r of exercises was as foil, w - Voluntary on tbe organ ; I:.' Anthem "How amiallc are t1;. -cles ;'' Reading of Seripturis ' V. Mix ; Prayer by Rev. Mr.Buekl ..i. Sermon by Key. Dr. Kirk ; a si. :. and Consecrating Prayer, by F . i melee ; Hymn ; Benediction ! y t The Sermon was a very able .u. . ing discourse, upon "thepiwtr. of public Christian serfiee." . . as lefiniag and elevating soci.'U -ing the spread of Pantheism hm and their attendant evils and men to God ; and in particui ir. I" r i believers, aa a means of boi . r -.. .. ing God. and of advance men'. : . graces. The sermon was lis', i. profound attention ; and all t'... -were evidently much enjoyed y t galkn. Pnoposm Impkotiuxnts. Vn C. W. C. Patee proposes this i nun to rebuild the corner opponte t! e 1' putting up a badsome buUdiri. n -the little one-story one now tin r. II. 11. Reynold will soon com me upon a nice building on tbe north ot 1' furniture store on Church St. ir.u' havo there a first cms restaur.,. : pi ads, which are i be work of E. C architect, e have seen and they a conveniently arranged and tine 1 -buildicrg. D. C. Barber of tbe Howard IK u- . had plans and drafts made of a m' ' tion to his hotel, which he cent. u.; " making this ccawn ; the sketch ; building as completed may be seen 11D up in the bar-room of thc "Howard ' Tiis Medical Collbos. Tut' -f"u" course of Lectures in tbe Medical -'J"'" commenced to-day, with and opening lee""'' by Da. TnATrs. Professor ot Gentri' 1 Special Anatomy. ' Over forty students are already ia .- J' I aneo, indicating a prospect of a krge t w