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ished in New Mexico--Helper's impending crisis in Congress — defeats John Sherman for Speaker Pennington chosen Jeff. Davis's New Democratic platform the National Democratic Convention at Charlestoion; until finally, after eight weeks had been thus spent, he peremptorily declined; and Mr. William Pennington--ex-Governor of New Jersey, and now, for the first time, a member of the House — was preso far as possible, on Mr. Wm. N. H. Smith, American, of N. C. The next (fortieth) ballot gave Pennington 115; Smith 113; John G. Davis, anti-Lecompton Dem., of Ind., 2; and there were 4 scattering: nallot, February 1, 1860. Mr. Smith's name having been withdrawn, the vote was declared: for Pennington 117; John A. McClernand, Dem., 85; John A. Gilmer, Amer., 16; and there were 15 scattering. M. Henry Winter Davis, of Md., who had hitherto voted with the Americans, now cast his vote for Pennington, and elected him — he having the exact number necessary to a choice. John W. Forney, anti-Lec<
ongress and supported for Speaker as Union ; now, zealous for concession and peace ; an open traitor from the day of Virginia's secession. of Virginia, moved a reference of so much of the Message as related to our National perils to a Select Committee of one from each State; which in due time prevailed, and a very fair Committee was appointed — Thomas Corwin, of Ohio, Chairman ; with a large preponderance of the more moderate Republicans and pro-Slavery men in its composition. Mr. Speaker Pennington, who framed the Committee, was strongly inclined to conciliation, if that could be effected on terms not disgraceful to the North; and at least six of the sixteen Republicans placed on the Committee desired and hoped that an adjustment might yet be achieved. No member of extreme anti-Slavery views was associated with them. But it was soon evident that no concession or conciliation was desired by a large portion of the pro-Slavery members. Mr. Clingman of N. C.--who came into Congres
Run, 544. Davis, Com. C. H., rescues Walker at Rivas, 276. Davis, Garret, of Ky., allusion to, 615. Davis, Gen. Jeff. C., in command at Jefferson City, 586; 587; is directed to intercept Price, 589. Davis, Henry Winter, votes for Pennington, 306; resolve, in the Committee of Thirty-three, 386; is beaten by May, for Congress, 555. Davis, Jefferson, 97; votes against Gen. Taylor, 199; opposes Clay's Compromise measures, 204; heads the State Rights Ticket in Miss., 211; in the Dem, his resolves in the Charleston Convention. 310; 312; 318. Payne, R. G., threatens Mr. Etheridge, 484. Pearce, Gen., reenforces Gov. Jackson, 575. Pegram, Col. John, defeated at Rich Mountain, 522-3; is captured, with 600 men, 523. Pennington, Wm., Speaker, 305; 306; 372. Pensacola, Fla., seizure of Federal property at, 412; Bragg in command; schooner Judah burnt, 601-2; the Rebels attack Santa Rosa Island; they evacuate the post, 602. Pennsylvania, slave population in 1790; t