sident is authorized to employ as many persons of African descent for the suppression of the rebellion as he may think fit, and use them in such manner as he may deem best for the public welfare, and he is also authorized to make provision for colonizing the blacks beyond the limits of the United States.
The President is also to extend to prisoners pardon and amnesty as he may deem expedient.
The effort to stay the passage of this important bill was very feeble; a point of order from Mr. Mallory, one from Mr. Cox, both overruled, and a motion to table it from Mr. Allen, which got but 42 votes, was all. It will doubtless pass the Senate at once, and then the people will look to the President for its vigorous enforcement.
Getting up enthusiasm for the War.
Another great national Union meeting was announced for Tuesday last in New York.
The Tribune, of Saturday, says:
We print this morning a call for a great national meeting, to be held in this city on Tuesday aftern