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Latest News by mail.Southern representation. The Sun's correspondence says: Washington, December 17.--A prominent Western Republican Congressman will this week introduce a series of resolutions in favor of admitting all the Southern representatives who can take the test oath and whose States have abolished slavery and repudiated the rebel war debt; also declaring that the right of suffrage should be regulated by the States themselves. The President's policy, looking to the early election of a Senator in Georgia, and while approving the act of Governor Johnson, recommending him to leave the subject of commissioning Congressmen to the Governor elect by the people--Mr. Jenkins--shows that he is not going to take any step backward in his line of procedure. When Southern States come up fairly and squarely in substance to the positions he has suggested to them in the character of an Executive, who counsels on all hands Union, conciliation and concession in consistence with
Washington Items. Washington, December 17. --It is stated here positively that General Sherman, on the occasion of his recent trip to Tennessee, said that there was little or no need of the military there. The reassembling of Congress to-morrow is expected to disclose some further propositions in regard to the negro in this District. It was stated that the Judiciary Committee of the House has agreed to report a bill striking out the word "white" from the charter of this city. From the interest manifested, quite a large vote may be expected on Thursday next upon the question of universal suffrage. The evidences of citizenship, as in the usual municipal elections, is essential to procure the privilege of voting, excepting the requirement relative to payment of all arrearages of taxes, which does not apply to the coming election, being only a test of public sentiment, which is adjudged to be overwhelmingly in opposition to negro suffrage. Fourteen out of sevent
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Escape of a guerrilla — small-pox Among Freedmen in Alabama--advance in Cotton — steamer sunk--an officer Shoots a gambler. Cairo, December 17. --The notorious guerrilla leader, Mat. Sutton, under sentence of death, escaped from the military prison at Memphis on Thursday last. Cotton has advanced four cents per pound at Memphis, middling being quoted at forty-two cents, and strict at forty-three to forty-four cents. The small-pox is raging among the freedmen in the vicinity of Selma, Alabama, to such an extent that they are not allowed to enter that city except under the most pressing circumstances. The steamer Darling was sunk at Plumb Point, a short distance below Cairo. Lieutenant-Commander Bartlett, of the monitor Oneida, shot and killed a gambler here yesterday. Bartlett was arrested and bound over to answer a charge of manslaughter
California Senator. Sacramento, December 17. --The Legislature has elected Cornelius Coles United States Senator to succeed McDougal.