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Congressional. Washington, Feb, 5. --Senate.--A joint resolution was passed for a meeting of the two Houses to count the Presidential ballot. The usual number of peace memorials was presented. Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee, addressed the Senate on the President's message. He opposed secession. He indicated the sympathy exhibited yesterday at the withdrawal of the Louisiana Senators. He said it was well gotten up, and well acted. He was exceedingly bitter against the seceding States, South Carolina in particular, and attacked Senator Benjamin's position with great vehemence. House.--The certificate of the election of Farnsworth, delegate from the Territory of Colorado, was presented and referred. Mr. Taylor, of La., presented the Ordinance of Secession of his State, which was read. In his remarks he intimated that amendments to the Constitution would have the effect of restoring her to the Union, but that the resolutions of the Committee of Thirty-Three w
From Washington. Washington, Feb. 5. --A Naval Court of Enquiry, consisting of Captains Storer, Lavalette and Powell meets here Friday, to investigate the conduct of Capt. Armstrong, and the facts connected with the surrender of the Pensacola Navy-Yard. The Convention is in session, with closed doors. It is understood Ex-President Tyler was reported for President, and a Committee of Credentials appointed. It is believed among the leading subjects for the action of the Border State Convention will be the removal of powder to various points by the Government, and other acts calculated to inflame the public mind. A committee of mercantile men, from New York, is here. It opposes Morrill's tariff bill, on account of its proposition to modify the warehousing system. The Tellers to count the Presidential vote are Trumbull, of the Senate, Washburne (of Ill.) and Phelps, of the House. Several Alabama postmasters have declined td., render their accounts, say
Southern Congress, Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 5. --The Convention met at noon. R. W. Barn well, of South Carolina, was chosen temporary Chairman. An impressive prayer was delivered by Rev. Basil May. On motion of Mr. Rhett, Howell Cobb, of Ga., was chosen permanent President. Johnson F. Hooper, of the Mail, was elected Secretary. All the delegates were present except F. Martin, of Fla. In the course of Mr. Cobb's address on taking the chair, he said. The occasion which has assembled us together is one of no ordinary character. We meet as representatives of sovereign and independent States, who by their solemn judgment have dissolved all the political associations which connect them with the Government of the United States. It is now a fixed and irrevocable fact that the separation is perfect, complete and perpetual. The great duty now imposed is to provide a Government for our future security and protection. We can and should extend our late sis
Later from California. Fort Kearney, Feb, 5. --California dates are to the 19th. The Governor's message is stongly Union. Letters from Congressmen Scott and Burch, advocating a Pacific Republic are strongly denounced by the California papers. Judge McAlister's decision confirms the new Almeda quicksilver mine claimants against the Government. The Republicans and Democrats had coalesced to elect a Federal Senator.
From Louisiana and Texas. New Orleans, Feb, 5. --The Custom-House opened yesterday under the custody of the State authorities. Rumors reached the city yesterday, that Texas has passed the Ordinance of Secession--154 to 6. The sentiment was in favor of uniting Texas with the Southern Confederacy.
North Carolina Legislature. Raleigh, N. C., Feb, 5. --The Senate passed a general stay law to-day. The House is employed on the military bill. The militia will be thoroughly reorganized.-- Volunteer companies are to be raised and armed. The news from Virginia plates some and depresses others. It is all the talk to-night.
The National Convention. Washington, Feb, 5. --Ex-President Tyler, in taking the chair of the National Convention to-day, delivered an address which is eulogized by those present as highly patriotic and conciliatory. The proceedings were chiefly confined to the expression of views in conversational debate.
From Pensacola — a truce declared. New Orleans, Feb. 5. --At Pensacola on the 2d, a truce was concluded between the United States and "allied forces. " The Mississippians return home on Monday. The Alabamians are to remain until relieved.
Trude. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 5. --The New Orleans Custom-House refuses to deliver goods to Louisville importers unless the Louisville surveyors will grant cancelling certificates for goods and duties.
A Speck of War. Albany, N. Y., Feb. 5. --Gov. Morgan is said to have received a message from Gov. Brown, of Georgia, demanding the immediate return of the arms taken from the steamer Monticello, at her wharf in New York. Gov. M. has not yet replied.
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