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How the pernicious evil can be stopped I leave wiser heads to determine. I have spoken of the matter as it exists — in a spirit of levity, may be — but nevertheless have called attention to some patent truths, But, joking aside, this is a matter that calls, at least, for an examination, not so much on account of its being a present outrage as on account of the evils it entails upon the future. A bout the Burnside fleet. Like "his illustrious predecessors," (intended for sarcasm, as Artemas Ward say,) Burnside went to sea in a storm, after allowing six weeks of lovely weather to escape him. Soon after the expedition sailed a huge wind arose, and from that time to this old Boreas has kept out his scouts in the shape of storm-clouds, which scud rapidly across the sea. The ocean has been rough and turbulent. It must have been a musing to have seen the condition of these transports yesterday and day before and to have seen eight or ten thousand soldiers paying their devoirs to Hatte
d Lynn strongly urged the passage of the bill as a means for properly defending our military lines on the Potomac. It was then passed without opposition. The following resolutions of inquiry were referred to the appropriate committees: By Mr. Baker: Of so amending the criminal laws of the Commonwealth as to provide for the punishment of slaves and free negroes for offences which, if committed by a white person, would be treason, or of a treasonable and disloyal character. By Mr. Ward: Of so amending the existing law as to provide that fiduciaries shall not forfeit their commissions for failure to settle their accounts within the time now required by law. By Mr. Sheffey: Of amending the 52d, 53d, and 54th sections of chapter 61 of the Code of 1860. One o'clock having arrived, the House took up the order of the day, which was the bill providing for filling the vacancies in the Senate from the 45th and 80th districts. The bill underwent several amendments.