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Later from Europe.Arrival of the Niagara. Halifax, Jan. 24. --The steamer Niagara, from Liverpool on the 12th, has arrived. She brings $1,080,000 in specie. It had been officially announced that the French fleet would leave Gaeta on the 19th. The Beehive mills, at Manchester, had been burnt — loss $100,000. The Chinese ports had opened the trade. There is no confirmation of the reported loss of the French and English gun-boats in the Chinese waters. It is reported that Spain is about to occupy the Provchale fortress, in Morocco, in consequence of the non-fulfillment of the treaty of peace. Commercial. Liverpool. Jan. 12. --Cotton — Estimated sales Saturday of 20,000 bales, speculators and exporters taking 7,000. The Persia's news caused all qualities to advance slightly. Hewitt & Co. say it has advanced ½ over the official quotations. They quote Orleans at 7 ½; uplands 7 ½. Breadstuffs steady. Provisions dull. Consoles 91 ¼
The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], A man killed by a lion at Astley's Theatre — a Thrilling scene. (search)
Congressional. Washington, Jan. 24. --House.--Mr. Colfax called up his postal bill. Mr. Hamilton, of Texas, moved an amendment to it. Mr. Colfax wished to know if Texas intended to remain in the Union, before consenting to receive amendments from her representatives. Mr. Hamilton believed she had not cause for going out. On returning to his State he would bear testimony to the honorable conduct of the Northern representatives towards Texas. Mr. Winslow, of North Carolina, on account of indisposition, declined to avail himself of his privilege to speak. Mr. Rust, of Ark., opposed its adoption.--He gave his reason therefore. Mr. Dunn denied one of Mr. Rust's propositions, and Mr. R. announced that he ould meet Mr. Dunn elsewhere. Other words ensued, but Mr. Dunn subsequently explained that he meant nothing offensive to Mr. Rust. Mr. Rust required an unqualified retraction. Mr. Dunn said he had made such an explanation as he thought it hi
Death of a Department officer--Ex-President Tyler. Washington, Jan, 24. --Second Assistant Postmaster General Dundas, died this morning, after a protracted illness. Secretary Holt took leave of the Post-Office Department this morning, to assume the War Department. Ex-President Tyler, from Virginia, arrived this morning. He had a long and satisfactory and friendly interview with the President to-day. The latter expressed the belief that there would be no collision between the Federal and State troops during the remainder of his Administration, and that he should certainly use every effort to prevent it and to preserve the peace. Mr. Tyler will probably remain here till the 4th of February, to meet the Commissioners from the States. The Senate, in Executive session, to-day, confirmed the appointment of Capt, Hack, of New Jersey, as Quartermaster in the Marine Corps. Mr. Kellogg, of Illinois, returned to-day from a visit to Mr. Lincoln, at Springfi
From Charleston. Charleston, Jan. 24. --The offer of military services extended to the Governor of South Carolina by the Catawba Indians of the State, have been accepted. Hon. Jeff Davis, of Mississippi, has arrived here. Lieut. R. K. Meade, Jr., of Va., has returned to Fort Sumter. The Legislature has appropriated $50,000 for carrying on the present postal arrangement, if the Federal Government stops the present system. A Committee of Inquiry has been appointed on what changes are necessary in the banking system of South Carolina. The Legislature will adjourn on Friday.
Election of Convention delegates. Milledgeville, Ga., Jan, 24. --The Convention elected Senator Toombs and Howell Cobb from the State at large, delegates to the Montgomery Convention, and the following district delegates; 1st Francis Barton; 2d. Martin V. Crawford; 3d. Judge Nesbitt; 4th. Ben. Hill; 5th. Augustus R. Wright; 6th. Thos. R. Cobb; 7th. A. H. Stephens. It then adjourned until to-morrow.
Passage of a Convention bill by the North Carolina Legislature. Raleigh, Jan, 24. --The Legislature passed the Convention bill to-day. In the Senate the vote was 37 to 9, and in the House 86 to 27. The bills in each House are a little dissimilar, but this will be made to agree. Each submits the question of Convention or no Convention. The delegates are to be elected on the 21st of February.
Seizure of Another Arsenal. Augusta, Ga. Jan. 24. --Seven hundred State troops assembled this morning for a demonstration on the United States Arsenal.--Gov. Brown was present, and demanded its surrender. The demand was complied with at 12 ½ o'clock, the Federal troops saluting the American flag. They go hence to New York.
Mammoth Union petition. Boston, Jan. 24. --A committee, consisting of Ed. Everett, R. C. Winthrop, Amos Lawrence, E. S. Taby and Chas. L. Woodbury, left last night with the mammoth Union petition for Washington. The petition has 14,000 names on it.
The Daily Dispatch: January 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], The South Carolina Commissioner to Virginia. (search)
Northern Markets.--[by Telegraph.] New York, Jan. 24. --Cotton advanced ½ --Uplands Middling 12@12 ½. Flour 5 lower — Southern $5.70½$6. Wheat 1 lower. Corn 1 lower-- mixed 67 ½68. Lard heavy at 10½10 ½ Whiskey dull at 17 ½@18. Sugar dull. Coffee dull and steady at 11 ½@13. Turpentine firm. Rosin dull at $1.25. Rice firm. Sales in New York, Jan, 23d, of $2,000 Va. 6's at 76 ½ $2,000 N. C. 6's at 62, and $23,000 Tenu. 6