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t at 11 A. M. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Duncan. The House took up the resolution offered by Mr. Garland, of Arkansas, fixing Monday, February 20th, for the adjournment of Congress. The resolution was amended so as to read Tuesday, the 28th, instead of Monday, the 20th, and adopted — yeas, 48; nays, 26. The House unanimously adopted the Senate joint resolution of thanks to Mr. John Lancaster, of England, for the rescue of a portion of the officers and crew of the Alabama. Mr. Barksdale, of Mississippi, offered a bill to increase the military force of the Confederate States. The first section of the bill provides that in order to provide additional forces to repel invasion and to secure the independence of the Confederate States, the President be authorized to ask for, and accept from the owners of slaves, the services of such able-bodied negro man as he may deem expedient to perform military services in whatever capacity the general-in-chief may direct. The