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From South Carolina. Charleston, Dec. 19. --The Convention assembled this morning. An encouraging prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Curtis. There were 160 members present. The Chair submitted a letter from Hon. A. Huger, postmaster at Charleston, proffering a messenger to facilitate the delivery of the mail from the Convention. The Chair also read a letter from Hon. Jno. A. Elmore, Commissioner from Alabama, enclosing a telegram from Gov. Moore, of Ala., as follows: Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 17. To Hon. Jno. A. Elmore: --Tell the Convention to listen to no proposition for compromise, or delay. This was received with applause by the spectators. It was referred to the Committee on Preparing an Address to the People of the Southern States. J. Hobbed offered a resolution, first, ordering the President of the Convention to appoint a cashier and deputy cashier; second, ordering the Clerk to superintend the printing of the Convention reports
Congressional. Washington, Dec. 19. --Senate. --Mr. Slidell proceeded with an explanation, charging the reporter of the Associated Press with misrepresenting him, saying he would move to expel him to-morrow unless the representation was explained. He also, by implication, charged the Associated Press with hostility to the Democratic party. Mr. Hunter reported back the Invalid Pension and Military Academy Appropriation bills, which passed. Mr. Johnson, of Tenn, addressed the Senate on his resolutions of yesterday. He characterized the personal liberty bills of the North as direct violations of the Constitution, and denied the right of secession, as the Constitution provides a remedy for evils. He said Washington acted under the idea that the government was competent to execute its laws, when he ordered 1,500 men into Pennsylvania to execute the excise laws and put down the "Whiskey Rebellion." He did not believe any State could declare itself out of the Union. Th
Georgia Legislature. Milledonville, Dec. 19. --A meeting of members of the Legislature favoring co-operation, and urging a Convention of such Southern States as desire co-operation, has issued an address signed by fifty-two members, to South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida. The address concludes thus: "Our people must be united. Our common interests must be preserved. Our common movement must be successful. Common dangers must be avoided. Our equality — our honor shall be preserved. All these can devise a co-operation. Not for our enemies, but for ourselves, our safety, our children, our peace, our necessities, we beseech you so to order your action as that consultation and co-operation shall not be defeated, but secured. "Nearly all our sister Southern States are even at this writing, moving to this end. We believe all — most certainly a very large majority — will unite in such a Convention. Incalculable embarrassments and dangers can thereby be <
Convention of Minute Men. Norfolk, Va., Dec. 19. --A Convention of Minute Men, from Princess Anne, Norfolk county and city, and Portsmouth, assembled at Ashland Hall, to-day, at 12 o'clock, and was largely attended. Col. Herbert, of Princess Anne, was appointed President, and Charles Harris, of Norfolk, and R. C. McAlpine, of Portsmouth, Vice Presidents. The President on taking the chair, made a strong secession speech, saying the day had passed for compromise, and Virginia should unite with the Southern States against the aggressions of the North. (Loud applause.) Strong resolutions, favoring the right of secession and scorning coercion were passed, each resolution being loudly applauded. Several strong speeches, favoring secession and urging immediate action were made. The speakers referred to Wade's late speech in the Senate, as showing that no concessions are to be expected from the North. The Convention adjourned at 4 o'clock.
Steamboat accident. New York, Dec. 19. --The steamer Commonwealth, of the Stonington line, burst her starboard steam chimney, this morning, off Throg's neck, scalding seven passengers, four of them severely.
Arrival of specie from Europe. New York, Dec. 19. --The steamer Atlantic, from Southampton, has arrived. Her news is anticipated. She brings $800,000 in specie, and 800 tons of French merchandize.
Death of a Naval officer. Boston, Dec. 19. --Samuel Park, Naval Constructor, and late chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair, died at Scituate, Massachusetts, last night.
Northern Markets. New York, Dec. 19. --Flour 10 cents better.--Wheat 1 cent better, with a fair export demand. Corn firm. Provisions dull. Whiskey unchanged. Stocks active and better — N. Y. Centrals 74 2/8; Mo. 6's 67. Sales in New York, Dec. 18, of $1,000 Va. 6's at 75; $1,000 do. at 75½ $8,000 Tenn. 6's at 74, and $11,000 N. C. 6's at 79. Baltimore, Dec. 19.--Flour steady — Howard $5; Ohio $4,87; City Mills $4,62. Wheat dull — red $1,10@1.17; white $1.20@1.40. Corn snd. Corn firm. Provisions dull. Whiskey unchanged. Stocks active and better — N. Y. Centrals 74 2/8; Mo. 6's 67. Sales in New York, Dec. 18, of $1,000 Va. 6's at 75; $1,000 do. at 75½ $8,000 Tenn. 6's at 74, and $11,000 N. C. 6's at 79. Baltimore, Dec. 19.--Flour steady — Howard $5; Ohio $4,87; City Mills $4,62. Wheat dull — red $1,10@1.17; white $1.20@1.40. Corn steady, with sales of 10,000 bushels — new white and yellow 48@53. Mass Pork $16. Laid 10 Coffee 12@1