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From Washington. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Washington, Dec. 20, 1860. Senator Johnson's speech yesterday was the theme of universal praise among the abolitionists at the hotels last night. Southerners execrate it. Johnson Johnson is a Homestead bill man. See how certainly agrarianism leads a man to take sides with the abolitionists against his own people. What makes his coercion views more contemptible, is the fact that all the historical statements upon which they were basand it is believed that he wrote the whole thing with his own hand. "Old Joe" Lane's bold and defiant stand against Johnson will not be forgotten by those who witnessed it; nor will Johnson's refusal to allow Southern Senators to correct his miJohnson's refusal to allow Southern Senators to correct his misstatements fail to meet its reward.--When men, pretending to be Southern, make such bids for a place in Lincoln's Cabinet, what earthly chance is there of obtaining any concessions from the Republicans? Senator Pugh has the floor to-day. He i
Congressional. Washington, Dec. 21. --Senate.--Mr. Davis, of Miss., intimated that he would make a sacrifice of feeling and serve on the Committee of Thirteen, and the President of the Senate was authorized to fill the vacancy by his re-appointment. The bill granting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad the right to build a bridge over the Potomac, and lay a track through the city of Washington, was amended so as to subject it to the city laws, and then passed by 15 majority. It now requires only the action of the House to make a continuous railway connection with the South western route to New Orleans. The resolutions of Mr. Johnson, of Tenn., were referred to the Committee of Thirteen.