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The News.

The State of Alabama has taken possession of the U. S. forts Gaines and Morgan at Mobile, and the U. S. Arsenal at Mt. Vernon, Ala, containing 78,000 stand of arms and 1,500 boxes of powder. All these places are strongly garrisoned by State troops. The U. S. troops at Fort Leaven worth have been notified by Gen. Scott to be in readiness for removal to Fort McHenry, near Baltimore. The members of Congress from the border States have agreed on a set of compromise resolutions, which are reported elsewhere. Georgia has given up to the United States the revenue cutter Dobbins, which was captured without the authority of that State on Thursday last.--In South Carolina there is no new movement of importance. The Convention has adjourned subject to the call of its President, President A. B. Longstreet, of the South Carolina College, has written a letter, giving peaceful counsel. The cutter Harriet Lane has not yet left New York.

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