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From South Carolina. Charleston, Jan. 14. --It is believed by many that Major Anderson shot two mutineers at Fort Sumter last week. It is rumored that several more are in chains. It is also said that one escaped to Charleston and was returned by the authorities. Upon inquiry, it is proved that there is no truth in any of these reports. A resolution has passed the Legislature unanimously that any attempt by the Federal Government to reinforce Fort Sumter will be considered as angetown. Also, to fortify all inlets and months of rivers with redoubts. Also, for the boats to keep up a constant communication between these points, as a protection against sudden attacks by lawless bands. [second Dispatch.] Charleston, Jan. 14. --Gov. Pickens sent an aid to Fort Sumter at 4 o'clock, with dispatches for Maj. Anderson, supposed to be in relation to matters occupying the attention of the Department at Washington. Nothing has transpired since. The people are qu
The Daily Dispatch: January 15, 1861., [Electronic resource], Message from the acting Governor of Kansas. (search)
Congressional. Washington, Jan. 14. --Senate.--Mr. Bigler introduced a bill to amend the Constitution. Mr. Grimes, of Iowa, offered a resolution of inquiry relative to the interference with the navigation of the Mississippi river. Mr. Wilson offered a resolution inquiring into the manner of the expenditure of the appropriation for the aqueduct in the District of Columbia. Mr. Mason offered a resolution of inquiry as to what troops have been ordered to Charleston. The bill for the admission of Kansas was postponed. Mr. Hunter offered resolutions for withdrawing troops from the seceding States. Mr. Polk, of Mo., made a speech in favor of the resolutions. A two hour discussion ensued on the proposition to give Mr. Crittenden the floor to-morrow, instead of Thursday, to the exclusion of all business. The proposition was finally withdrawn. Mr. Brown, of Mississippi, in a speech, said, Mr. President, when the record shall be completed, which
The report of the Committee of Thirty-three. Washington, Jan. 14. --The House Committee of Thirty-Three made their report to-day. The report includes an act admitting New Mexico; a bill giving fugitive slaves the right of trial by jury in the State from whence they have fled; an amendment to the Constitution so that there shall be no interference with the subject of slavery except by the slave States, and to make this interference valid it must be concurred in by all the States; and resolutions declaratory of the obligations of the Federal and State Governments to execute the laws. The report deprecates the John Brown raid and the passage of laws nullifying the Fugitive Slave law.
From Washington. Washington, Jan. 14. --Lieut. Hall, U. S. A., and Col. Hayne, of South Carolina, have arrived here. The object of their visit is to make arrangements for the avoidance of any conflict between the State and Federal troops. The Government is not at present to reinforce Fort Sumter. A bill was introduced in the House to-day abolishing Charleston, Georgetown and Beaufort, in South Carolina, as ports of entry. Dispatches from Arkansas say the State Senate has rejected the House Convention bill.
North Carolina Legislature. Raleigh, N. C., Jan. 14. --The House passed a resolution requesting the General Government and State authorities to leave the forts and arsenals in status quo for the present. The same resolution was argued in the Senate. The Convention Bill was argued in both Houses, but with no vote. There is not much excitement here. The resolutions against coercion, postponed until to-morrow, will pass.
Coercion in the Ohio Legislature. Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 14. --The Legislature passed resolutions on Saturday, "hailing with joy the firm, patriotic and dignified message of the President," and pledging the entire power and resources of the State to aid him in strictly maintaining the Constitution and laws of the General Government, by whomsoever administered.
Marine News. Hampton Roads, Jan. 14. --Ship Sumatra, from Chinchas, is ashore off Willoughby's Spit, near Old Point. Wreckers have gone to her assistance. British bark Elizabeth Charles, from Alexandria, with flour, wheat, &c., bound for Falmouth, Eng. has put in distress.
The Star of the West Discharging her cargo. New York, Jan. 14. --The Star of the West landed her troops at Governor's Island yesterday.
War ship for the South. Boston, Jan. 14. --The U. S. frigate Macedonian, from Portsmouth, has sailed for the South with sealed orders. She passed Highland Light this morning.
Northern Markets. Baltimore, Jan. 14. --Flour dull — Howard St. $5.50; Ohio and City Mills $5.75. Wheat firm — red $1.30 @ $1.38; white $1.45@1.65. Corn buoyant — yellow 65@67 Pork firm — Mess $18; prime $13@13.50. Lard 10 Coffee steady at 12 ½ @13 Whiskey dull at