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ard, of relieving James Rix of an erroneous assessment. The Stay Law.--The Senate bill providing for the stay of all executions of trust deeds in cases where Bank notes will not be taken for debt, came upon its third reading. Mr. Keen said he wished to offer a substitute, of which he had heretofore given notice. He offered his proposed substitute, and moved that the bill and substitute be laid on the table, with the understanding that he would call them upon next Wednesday. Mr. Wilson was opposed to the motion.--The bill came to the House with the unanimous endorsation of the Senate, and coming here, had been referred to a committee, by whom it had been attentively considered and reported on. The House had had the subject before them for three weeks past, and they were prepared to act on it now, if ever. Mr. Keen sustained his motion. No matter what gentlemen might think, certainly they could not deny that the subject of a stay law was exciting a deep interest wit
Tour of Mr. Lincoln.more speeches.--no crisis.--the Tariff bill, &c., &c. At Pittsburg, Pa., on Friday morning, Mr. Lincoln was formally addressed by the Mayor, and replied in the following speech: I most cordially thank his Honor, Mayor Wilson, and the citizens of Pittsburg generally, for their flattering reception. I am the more grateful because I know that it is not given to me alone, but to the cause I represent, which clearly proves to me their good will, and that sincere feeling is at the bottom of it. (Enthusiastic applause.) And here I may remark, that in every short address I have made to the people, in every crowd through which I have passed of late, some allusion has been made to the present distracted condition of the country. It is natural to expect that I should say something on this subject; but to touch upon it at all would involve an elaborate discussion of a great many questions and circumstances, requiring more time than I can at present command, and wo
Accident. --On Saturday, a barge lying loaded at Blackwater, Suffolk county, Va., sprang a leak and sank very suddenly, the captain and crew having barely time to escape. She had in 2,500 bushels of corn for Mr. Wood, and 500 for Mr. Geo. A. Wilson, of Norfolk county. The loss is probably not less than $1,000.