g to the holidays Flour firm and advancing quoted at 29s 6d. @32s, 6d.--Wheat advancing, and partially slightly higher.--red 11s 5d. @13s, white 13s.@14s. Corn quiet but 6d. higher — mixed and yellow 39s. @39s. 3d.; white 40s.@41s.
Warefield, Nash & Co. report flour advanced 6d., wheat 1d.@2d, and that holders of corn demand an advance, which is not conceded.
Liverpool, Dec. 29, 1860. --Breadstuffs are steady and firm.
Liverpool Provision Market.--Beef dull.
Pork quiet, Bacon dull, Lard dull, and quotations nominal; Wakefield, Nash & Co report a decline of 2s. Fallow quiet; butcher's quoted at 58s.
Liverpool Produce Market.--The Brokers' Circular reports sugar quiet coffee steady, rice firm.
No other articles mentioned.
London Markets.--Baring Brothers quote a quiet market during the holidays.
Wheat quiet at 1s. @ 2s. advance; white American 65s.@70,; red 60s.@65s. Iron dull Sugar steady.
Tea unchanged.--Tallow 60s. Bar silver 5s. 1¾d.; dollars 5s. 2¼d.; ea
affairs of the country.
Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, proposed to pass by the order of the day, in order to consider the committee's report.
Upon the proposition to take up the bill to provide for a State Convention, the yeas and nays were demanded, with the following result:
Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Dickinson of Prince Edward Douglass Early, Finney, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Layne, Logan, Lynch, McKenney, Nash, Neeson, Newman, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesencerry, Richmond, Rives, Taliaferro, and Thompson 30.
Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Caldwell, Carraway, Jr., Carter, Critcher, French, Johnson, Marshall Massie, Neal Newton, Pate, Stuart Thomas of Fairfax, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham 17.
Senate bill No. 1, to provide for electing members of a Convention, and to convene the same, was then taken up, when.
Mr. Carter, of Loudon, proposed to amend the first section by inserting a clause sub
, let us keep out of it the submissionists and red-hot fire eaters, and let us have the hard-sense and good-thinking men of the State to represent us.
The bill was then passed by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs. Armstrong, August, Brannon, Bruce, Caldwell, Carson, Carraway, Jr., Carter, Claiborne, Coghill, Critcher, Day, Dickinson of Grayson, Dickinson of Prince Edward, Douglass, Early, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Johnson, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, Massie, McKenney, Nash, Neal, Neeson, Newton, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesenberry, Richmond, Rives, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Thompson, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham 45.
The following is the bill as amended by the Senate:
A bill to provide for electing members of a Convention and to convene the same.
1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly. That it shall be the duty of the Commissioners and officers who were appointed to superintend and conduct el