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n, whether weal or woe wilde, and at once assume her powers of sovereignty. [Second Dispatch] Columbia, S. C., Dec. 17. --A heavy and almost obscuring fog hangs, pall like, over the city, creating a general gloom. The small-pox panic i is probable the Convention will pass an ordinance of secession and adjourn to day. [third Dispatch] Columbia, Dec. 17--There is hardly a doubt about small-pox being an epidemic here. It is said prevalent in Camden, S. C., and a general simpassioned. In the Legislature, nothing of interest transpired to-day. [fourth Dispatch] Columbia,S. C., Dec. 17.--10 P. M.--The Convention had four ballots for permanent President. On the third ballot the vote stood: Chesnut, 17; timents are decided, and firmly for secession. The inaugural was warmly applauded. [Fifth Dispatch] Columbia. Dec. 17.--Midnight. --There were fourteen cases of small-pox reported Sunday, and seven to-day. Only such cases are reported as
Congressional. Washington, Dec. 17 --House.--Thursday next was set apart for Territorial business. Next Thursday two weeks will be devoted to the District of Columbia. A communication was received from the Secretary of the Interior, asking an appropriation for a deficiency in the sum devoted to the suppression of the slave trade. Among the propositions offered to-day was one by Adams, of Ky., providing for more effectually protecting the rights of citizens, for punishing persons for resisting the Fugitive Slave law, and for holding the State in which such resistance occur responsible for the value of the escaped slave. Messrs. Florence, of Ala. and Cochrane, of N. Y. introduced similar propositions. All were referred to the "Crisis" Committee. Mr. Sickles offered a proposition looking to the adjustment of the question of property and the public debt as regarded the seceding States. Referred to the same committee. Mr. Adrain, of N. J., offered
Later from Europe.arrival of the Bohemian Cape Race, Dec. 17. --The steamer Bohemian, from Liverpool on the 7th, with telegraphic dates to the afternoon of the 8th, via Londonderry, passed here to-day. The Prince Albert, North American and Kangaroo had arrived safely out. The exciting news from the United States had produced a panic in the Liverpool cotton market, causing it to open at a decline of , but it closed firmer, with more inquiry, which was freely met by holders. The siege of Gaeta still continued. Four heavy batteries had opened fire on the town. The Persia was expected to take out to the United States fully $1,000,000. The Empress Eugenie visited Victoria, at Windsor Castle, on Wednesday. The apprehension of a monetary crisis at Paris had subsided. The Bank of France was largely gaining specie. The Bourse was higher. It is reported that Napoleon has intimated to Francis II. of Naples, the uselessness of further resistance.
From Washington. Washington, Dec. 17. --The late Attorney General Black was to-day confirmed by the Senate Secretary of State. Caleb Cushing is here, by invitation of the President, and had a conference with him to-day relative to the crisis. The Pennsylvania and Ohio delegations are in separate conference to-night, on some subject not known outside. There will be bloodshed should the Minute Men of South Carolina demand the surrender of Fort Moultrie. Maj. Anderson's instructions are deemed to be such as will enable him to maintain an honorable position.
North Carolina Legislature. Raleigh, N. C., Dec. 17. --In the Senate, to-day, the bill appropriating $300,000 to arm the State, caused some exciting debate, and was made the order of the day for to-morrow at noon. A resolution declaring the right of secession was referred.
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Vessel Burnt. >Wilmington, N. C., Dec, 17. --The schooner Frederick William, for Boston, with a cargo of turpentine and far, was burned last night in Cape Fear river, 20 miles below here. The vessel and cargo are a total loss. The crew were saved.
New York Bank statement. New York, Dec. 17. --The Bank statement this week shows loans increased $1,526,000; deposits $1,030,000; specie decreased $214,000; circulation $280,000.
Northern Markets. New York, Dec. 17. --Flour dull, with nominal quotations. Wheat quiet and generally unchanged. Corn dull and unchanged, Provisions dull. Whiskey dull at 19 Stocks quiet and better. N. Y. Centrals 72 7/8 Va 6's 7s; Mo. 6's 65 ¼. P. M.--Cotton firmer — uplands middling 10 ¼@10 ½. Flour quiet — Southern $4.80@5.15. Wheat firm and steady. Corn — mixed 62 ½ @64. Pork heavy and nominal — mess $15.62@16; prime $10.75@11.75. Lard steady at 9@10 2/3. Whiskey8 ½. Sugar steady Orleans 5@5 ½; Muscovado 4 ¾@5 ¼. Molasses steady at 33@34. Turpentine at 31@33. Rosin dull. Rice steady at 2 7/8@3 5/8. Stocks better — New York Centrals 74; Va. 6's 74 ¾; Mo 6's 65 ¾; U. S. 5's 1874, 90. Baltimore, Dec. 17.--Flour steady — Howard street $5, Ohio $4.87. City Mills $4.50. Wheat dull — red $1.50 @$1.20. White $1.25@$4.43. Corn steady — new white and yellow 45@51, old do. 55@60. Provisions nominal. Coffee dull at 13@143. --W