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ment, and were anxiously seeking assistance from those about to be installed into power, did he whisper aught of hope in their ear ?--When, in disguise, he sought the capital of the Republic, and found good and wise men, representatives of the States that had not seceded, endeavoring to devise some means to arrest the work of national dismemberment, did he aid them by his counsel or encourage them by his promise? When, before his inauguration as President, he entered this chamber and found Douglas and Crittenden and their colaborers endeavoring to procure the adoption of measures of honorable compromise, did he request one of his political friends to aid them in their patriotic efforts ? The only response he ever deigned to his inquiring and distressed countrymen was the dignified assurance that "nobody is hurt." Installed into office, he betakes himself to the agreeable work of distributing offices in his followers, and manifests no further interest in public affairs than to see whe
for violating the law to prevent the unnecessary consumption of grain by distillers. Mr. Johnson called up his joint resolutions, looking to the preparation of an estimate of the amount of food, of all on hand and in course of production within the limits of the Commonwealth; and the resolutions being put to a vote were defeated by a large majority. [The objection to the resolutions was, that the publication would be giving aid and comfort to the enemy.] The resolutions of Mr. Douglas, in relation to the position of Col. Henry Hill, left without an appointment by the abolition of the Pay Department of the Virginia troops, and recommending him to an appointment and pay out of the military contingent fund, were called up by their author, and, after a most tedious and lengthy debate, the resolutions were referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. Act Passed.--The set authorizing fiduciaries to invest funds in their hands in certain cases, and for other persons, w
Ciga. --Arthur C. Douglas, of Rodgers's cavalry, was rearrested yesterday by the city police to answer the charge of stalling a horse from Major J. W. Atkinson. He was arrested once before and discharged because of the non-appearance of witnesses.