he U. S. Senate, on Thursday, Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland, cut loose from all pro slavery associations by a declaration of strongest until slavery sentiments.
He spoke in favor of immediate and universal emancipation, and advocated the proposed amendment to the Constitution for ever prohibiting slavery in the United States.--Union Senators crowded around him with hearty congratulations when he closed, when the Copperheads only scowled.
The proceedings of a court-martial sentencing Edward Sanders, a resident of Warrenton, Va., to be marched through that town to the lane of the "Rogues' March," wearing a placard inscribed, "I am the man that sold whiskey to the soldiers," have been disapproved on the ground that, being a civilian, a court martial had no right to try him.
A telegraphic dispatch from Cincinnati says that Gen. Pierce, who was blamed for the disaster at Big Bethel, denounces the statement of Parton in his life of Gen. Bulter about that affair.
Gen. Pierce says t