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Southern brethren as friends. When I can have any such reliable assurance as this to give. I will go most cheerfully and urge our Southern brethren to follow our example, and restore harmony and fraternal affection between the North and the South. At present, our labors should be hers. Let us put ourselves right, and then we can with more confidence and justice appeal to them. Salute for an Ex-commander. The Mobile Tribune of the 18th inst. has the following items: Commodore Armstrong arrived here yesterday morning, and started up the river last evening, on his way to Washington. There was a desire among our citizens to express for him some honor as he passed through Mobile. Our people respect him for his gallantry and the services which he has rendered to what was recently a united country. As soon as it was known that he was here, at the suggestion of some of the citizens, Col. Ketchum ordered out the Washington Light Infantry company, Cpt. Gracie, and at hal
f withdrawing bill No.--from the files of the Senate, providing that railroad companies shall only use in the construction, repairs and operations of their roads, machinery, materials, and other supplies manufactured in the State, and that the same be referred to the Committee on Roads; by Mr. August, of changing the law regulating the granting of appeals from decisions of the Circuit Courts; by Mr. Thompson, of organizing a volunteer reserve corps of white males over 45 years of age; by Mr. Armstrong, of amending the act incorporating the town of Bath, in Morgan county, so as to give to one or more of the officers of said town the powers of a justice of the peace; by Mr. Brannon, of making a further appropriation to the Huttonsville and Huntersville Road, or of surrendering the same to the control of the County Courts of the counties through which it passes; by Mr. Paxton, of inquiring into the causes which have led to the frequent failures of the trains on the Orange and Alexandria
t material in the House. Naval officers have been sent to Fort Pickens, with instructions as will prevent a collision with the Florida. authorities. Captain Armstrong, late commander of the Pensacola Navy-Yard, arrived here to-day.--He reports to the Department that the sixty officers and men who were under him, were threecited multitude, led by an officer attached to the U. S. steamer Wyandotte, which had been ordered to Philadelphia. Lt. Saunders, bearer of dispatches to Capt. Armstrong, had them demanded of him at his quarters, by the secessionists, but he refused to comply. He was then informed that they would be taken from him. He told th He was then informed that they would be taken from him. He told them that would be an act of war against the United States. He was then conducted to the Navy-Yard, into the presence of Capt. Armstrong, who had them surrendered after finding that refusal was unavailing. At Fort Pickens there are only 80 men to man 246 guns.