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Northern Congress.

Washington, July 11
--In the Senate to-day Mr. Fessenden reported the House bill for the payment of volunteers. The bill appropriates $5,750,000 for that purpose, and was passed.

In the House a bill was reported making appropriations to carry on the Government. It was referred to the Committee of the Whole.

Mr. Stephens said he hoped the committee on Ways and Means would push forward all business, so that Congress could adjourn by Thursday, the 17th inst.

The chairman stated that the committee was disposed to give the Government everything it asked.

Mr. Lovejoy said he desired a vote on the bill to increase the standing army.


[Second Dispatch.]

Washington, July 11.
--In the House Mr. Washburne's Force bill was passed. There were ten nays, as follows: Messrs. Burnett, Hardin, Norton, Pendleton, Reid, Robinson, Vallandigham, Voorhess, Walsworth and Wood.


Washington, July 11.
--The House of Representatives has passed the loan bills, by a vote of five nays.

The Senate has passed the bill remitting the duty on arms.


[Third Dispatch.]

Washington, July 11.
--In the Senate, a resolution has been passed expelling certain named Southern Senators. The vote stood, ayes 32; nays 10.

In the House, Mr. Vallandigham, of Ohio, offered an amendment to one of the appropriation bills, to the effect that no portion of the money so appropriated shall be used for the subjugation of any State, or for holding any State as a conquered province, or for the interference of slavery in any of the States. The amendment was rejected.

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