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We do not believe that any considerable amount of business paper could be forced off at the note brokers on any terms that would be reckoned as within discount limits. Still there is less excitement among borrowers, and the market has more the appearance of stagnation than of unusual stringency. Sales in N. York. Dec. 11th, of $4,000 Va 6's at 74½ $4,000 do at 74; $1,000 N. C. 6's at 80; $1,000 Tenn. 6's at 67. and $5,000 do. at 57½. Northern Markets--[by Telegraph] New York, Dec. 12. --Cotton higher — Uplands 10@10¼. Flour higher and unsettled — Southern $4.75@5. Wheat — holders demand an advance of 3 @5, thus checking export inquiry — Red $1.25@1.30. Corn — mixed 60 @62. Pork quiet and unsettled — mess $16.50@17.50; prime $10.62. Lard heavy at 9¼. Whiskey firm at 18½@19. Sugar unchanged, Coffee steady at 12 ½@13. Molasses unchanged and quoted at 28@31. Turpentine heavy at $1 @83. Rosin and Rice dult. Stocks excited but unchanged — N. Y. Centr
Later from Europe.the Allies in China. New York. Dec. 12. --The steamship Kedar, with Liverpool dates to the 27th ult., arrived to-day. In China the Allies had, on two occasions, had combats with separate bodies of Tartar Cavalry, numbering 30,000 each. The cavalry were completely routed. Fifty guns were taken from them. The Allies had only 18 wounded. The Times' correspondent, Consul Parks, and three officers, had been taken prisoners by the Chinese and taken to Pekin. They were well treated. The Chinese sent a flag of truce with provisions for a treaty, but Lord Elgin refused to negotiate before the prisoners are released. The Emperor's brother had been appointed Chief Commissioner to make peace. All was quiet at Shanghai. The latest Government dispatch says the Allies were within six miles of Pekin. The Times reviews the secession movement in the United States, and reiterates the belief that the Union will be maintained. Count Va
Congressional. Washington, Dec, 12. --Senate.--The proposed amendments to Mr. Morrill's tariff bill were referred to a committee. Mr. Hunter, of Virginia, from the Committee on Finance, reported back the ten million Treasury note bill, with amendments making the lowest denomination fifty dollars; that the amount issued be three, instead of ten millions; that the proceeds of the sales of the public lands be set apart as security for their redemption. The bill was finally reduced to three millions, and passed. Mr. Yulee, of Fla., gave notice that he would move a reconsideration of the vote on Powell's resolution, on the reference of that portion of the President's Message referring to secession. The motion was debated till the hour of adjournment. House--The Speaker called the States for propositions relative to the present political condition of the country, in pursuance of a resolution adopted yesterday. About two dozen propositions were presented, and refer
From Washington. Washington, December, 12. --Philip Frank Thomas, Commissioner of Patents, was to-day nominated and confirmed Secretary of the Treasury. Ex-Gov.--(name not in the report — Bigler, we suppose,) of California, was confirmed Minister to Mexico. Hon. Howell Cobb left for Georgia this morning. Mr. Lamar, of Mississippi, also left this morning, to attend the Convention of his State. The joint committee on Congressional printing has confirmed the contract with Wendell for the establishment of a Government printing office--price $135,000.
Abolition lecture postponed in Philadelphia. Philadelphia, Dec. 12. --The proposed abolition lecture by Potiphar Curtis has been postponed in consequence of the refusal of the proprietors of China Hall to let it for that purpose. Mayor Henry also advised its postponement to avoid the danger of a disturbance growing out of the excitement in consequence of the Union mass meeting to be held to-morrow. The Mayor, however, was ready to give an ample police force to protect the "freedom of speech" if the lecture was persisted in. The Union demonstration to morrow promises to be an impressive affair. The public buildings will be closed and the courts and private business will be suspended.
The Daily Dispatch: December 13, 1860., [Electronic resource], A Melancholy end to an Unfortunate Life. (search)
Union movement at the North. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 12. --A meeting of 300 prominent citizens was held last night for the purpose of requesting Mr. Fillmore to proceed to South Carolina as a messenger of peace. The committee proceeded to the residence of Mr. Fillmore and extended the invitation; but, though expressing the warmest sympathy with the object of the meeting, he said he was forced to decline the mission, as he had been invited to attend a meeting of the prominent conservative men of New York, and should feel bound to a wait its decision.
Balloting for Governor of South Carolina. Columbia, S. C., Dec, 12. --The third ballot for Governor stood — Jamison 28, Rhett 28, Johnson 45 Pickens 56, scattering 6. The balloting has ceased for to-day. The increase of small-pox here has induced a panic, and there is a prospect of the Legislature adjourning to Charleston to-morrow.