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e disposed to allow the usurp of State to be dismantled and submerged, and he was not disposed to tax the people for raising so immense a sum when the State was not prepared to carry out her Ordinance of Secession. The people were led off with a wrong idea, and unless we had some assurance that this money was to be properly applied — applied to the taking of Sumter — it was no use to raise it. He wound' up by impugning the government with weakness. Hon. A. C. Garlington, a member of Gov. Pickens' Cabinet, replied. He expressed himself exceedingly sorry that any such sentiments as he had heard were ever uttered upon the floor of the Senate of South Carolina.--He was astonished and indignant that any gentlemen who professed to be a Carolinian should ever believe that when his State had ordained an act, that she should ever recede from it. Not prepared to consummate — to carry out the Ordinance of Secession! Making no effort to do it! What meant this arming of the people? Not pr<
line entering into the negotiations proposed by both branches of the Legislature. The Legislature was in Executive session to-day on the correspondence of Gov. Pickens, Col. Hayne, (the South Carolina Commissioner to Washington,) and the Federal authorities. It appears that the ultimatum of South Carolina was the surrender o Fort Sumter, that Carolina promised to pay for the forts, and that Hayne, in deference to the wishes of Southern Congressmen, with held his propositions. Gov. Pickens now tells Col. Hayne to make a final demand for the forts, and repudiates the position of the President when he says he "has no power to give them up, but must leave it to Congress." Gov. Pickens further tells Hayne to wait a reasonable time for an answer to his final demand, and then, if refused, Fort Sumter must be taken. The Legislature endorsed the Governor's action. The commission of Hon. John L. Preston, Private Envoy from South Carolina to Virginia, was to-day sent on t