Washington, Dec. 21.
, of Miss.
, intimated that he would make a sacrifice of feeling and serve on the Committee
of Thirteen, and the President
of the Senate was authorized to fill the vacancy by his re-appointment.
The bill granting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad the right to build a bridge over the Potomac
, and lay a track through the city of Washington
, was amended so as to subject it to the city laws, and then passed by 15 majority.
It now requires only the action of the House
to make a continuous railway connection with the South
western route to New Orleans.
The resolutions of Mr. Johnson
, of Tenn.
, were referred to the Committee