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Congressional. Washington, December 14. --Mr. Brown offered a resolution instructing the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the adoption of the eight-hour system of all labor within the jurisdiction of Congress whenever practicable. Mr. Foot announced the death of Hon. Jacob Collamer, concluding by offering the usual resolutions of respect to the memory of of the deceased. In the House, the following committee was announced to inquire into the condition of the late so-called Confederate States: Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania; Mr. Washburne, of Illinois; Mr. Morrill, of Vermont; Mr. Grider, of Kentucky; Mr. Bingham, of Ohio; Mr. Conkling, of New York; Mr. Boutwell, of Massachusetts; Mr. Blow, of Missouri; Mr. Rogers, of New Jersey. The House resolved that, the Senate concurring, the two bodies adjourn from December 20th to January 9th. The House passed a bill appropriating thirty thousand dollars for repairing and
Kentucky Legislature. Louisville, December 14. --The following resolution was introduced to-day in the House of Delegates and referred to the Committee on Federal Relations: "Resolved, That this Assembly nearly approve the action of the last General Assembly in rejecting the proposed amendment of the Constitution of the United States, and believes that the vote be a finality; and that this Assembly has no right or authority to consider or vote upon this measure until it shall be again proposed by Congress. "
From Georgia. Milledgeville, December 14. --Provisional Governor Johnson has sent to the Legislature a dispatch, received from President Johnson, saying that the Governor elect will be inaugurated in a few days, and he would receive instructions in regard to being relieved, suggesting that he would issue no commissions to members of Congress, but leave that for the incoming Governor. It is understood that Governor Jenkins desires to know his real status before taking his seat.
Ratification of the anti-slavery amendment by Oregon. Washington, December 14. --Official information has been received at the State Department of the ratification of the anti-slavery amendment by Oregon.
New York Markets. New York, December 14. --Flour has advanced 10@15; Southern, $8.75@$15. Wheat has advanced 1 @2 Corn advanced 1@2; Yellow Southern 96@98 Beef, lard and whisky dull. Pork steady. Gold, 146. [note.--The quotation of gold at 149 1-2 in yesterday's paper was an error.]
Baltimore Markets. Baltimore, December 14. --Flour dull; sales of 1,000 barrels extra at $9.50. Wheat and corn dull. Oats quiet. Seeds dull; clover, $8. Sugar heavy. Provisions dull. Whisky firm.
By Johnson's Independent Agency. From Washington. Washington, December 14. --The Confederate bond resolution in the Senate was drawn up, I understand, because of the fact, that has recently transpired, that large purchases of these bonds had been made on the supposition that the United States would, some day or other, assume their payment in full or in part. The basis of this belief, I am told, is founded on the impression and opinion of influential legal talent, that, as a receivary to put down any efforts at resistance on the part of the negroes. This order is an important one, and is denounced here as an outrage upon colored veterans who aided in the overthrow of the rebellion. [second Dispatch.] Washington, December 14. --It is said that Stanton declines to deliver the Lincoln anniversary orate. Beecher said, in a lecture last night, if he had been President last May he would have insisted on negro suffrage in the South. The views of Banks on the Mex
From Mexico. New York, December 14. --Latest advices from Mexico sum up thus: From 20th to 30th of November seven thousand two hundred additional French troops had arrived at Vera Cruz. Three thousand more are daily looked for. There were heavy arrivals from France of war munitions. Notwithstanding these accessions, the Vera Cruz correspondent writes that the prospects of the Imperialists are gloomy. The last installment of troops brought the cholera to Vera Cruz. Juarez writes from San Francisco, under date of the 13th, to the Mexican Consul here, stating that the reason for ordering Ortegas's trial was because he left Mexico without permission, virtually abandoning the republican struggle. He adds: "My family and private interests both incline me to retire to private life as soon as an election can be held. I will cheerfully give up the Presidency, which has proved to me such a weighty burden." New York letters from Matamoras to the 26th Nov
The Mexican mission. Philadelphia, Pa., December 14. --A special Washington dispatch to the Ledger says it is rumored that General Logan, immediately upon communication with the Government of Juarez. will propose a commercial treaty between the United States and Mexico, which shall secure to American citizens important rights upon the great lines of transit from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific coast, and such extension of the free list as will greatly extend the Mexican market for American manufactures; and in exchange for these privileges, which may be secured by military interposition if necessary, the United States is to loan twenty millions of dollars as a guarantee of Mexican bonds to that amount in behalf of the Mexican Republic. This last should be received with allowance.
Indian Affairs. Washington, December 14. --Major E. W. Wynkoop, formerly of First Colorado cavalry, has been detailed by the War Department to special duty with the Indian Bureau as special Government agent, to bring about a reconciliation between the hostile Indian tribes.
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